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Stardew Valley multiplayer mode finally detailed - here's what to expect

Stardew Valley multiplayer mode finally detailed - here's what to expect

Friends can be invited onto the farm through Steam . In multiplayer, the other players will work as your farmhands, living in cabins on the farm that are placed shortly after the game is started. It's been confirmed that players won't need to set up a server for the multiplayer. The invite mechanism for non-Steam versions is TBD, but likely to be similar in most cases.


ASUS ZenFone 4 Smartphones to Debut on August 19

ASUS ZenFone 4 Smartphones to Debut on August 19

ASUS has launched in this smartphone on 19 August. Dubbed, ZenFone 4 Max , the Russian version of the phone incorporates dual cameras on the back and is powered by either a Snapdragon 430 or 425 processor, reported The Verge. It looks like this SoC will be coupled with 6GB of RAM along with an expandable internal storage. The ZenFone AR runs Android Nougat-based ZenUI and is backed by a 3,300mAh battery.


Finance Your Next Surface Hardware Purchase with the Surface Plus Program

Finance Your Next Surface Hardware Purchase with the Surface Plus Program

Following the introduction of the Surface as a Service program a year ago, which provided Surface devices to businesses on subscription plans, Microsoft has debuted a similar offering aimed at consumers. Businesses also will be able to upgrade their devices just after one year if they opt for the 24-month payment plan or after 17 months if they opt for the longer 30-month payment plan.


Google facing possible regulatory review over offline tracking

Google facing possible regulatory review over offline tracking

Researchers hacked into a CryptDB-protected healthcaredatabased in 2015, accessing over 50 percent of the stored records. Google began rolling out its store sales measurement initiative earlier this year as part of an effort to help advertisers determine how effective their online ad campaigns are, in driving sales.


Amazon stops sales of BLU phones over

Amazon stops sales of BLU phones over "potential security issue"

The retailer is ceasing sales of some BLU devices (there are still some available for purchase, at the time of writing) following an announcement from security firm Kryptowire at the recent Black Hat security conference. The company has stated that the spyware was removed from its devices after the first reports surfaced in late 2016, but all its models are now clean.


Ford Mustang Good Neighbor Mode Keeps Quiet

Ford Mustang Good Neighbor Mode Keeps Quiet

The name gives it away - it's a system built to keep your neighbors from freaking out about throaty engine noises. "Active valve performance exhaust gives Mustang owners the best of both worlds - that classic Mustang sound, and the ability to not wake up your neighbors when you leave the house early in the morning or arrive home late at night", said Ford exhaust development engineer, Matt Flis.