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Apple announces watchOS 4 for Apple Watch
- June 06, 2017

The first announcement from Apple is a new watch face with Siri built-in. Apple Watch's Activity and Workout apps, which provide fitness information, has added several features, including monthly challenges, which are meant to help users with their exercise routines. (more...)
Neill Blomkamp Is Making Short Movies For Steam Neill Blomkamp Is Making Short Movies For Steam
- June 03, 2017

Before writer/director Neill Blomkamp got famous making original science fiction epics like District 9 and Elysium , he made his name directing a series of short films. Earlier this month, he showed off a 15 second teaser showing off a soldier shooting down. something. From the various clips we can see what appear to be Vietnam-era zombies, lizard-alien overlords and several intense speed-ramped explosions. (more...)
PlayStation Plus June 2017 CONFIRMED: PS4 free games revealed early PlayStation Plus June 2017 CONFIRMED: PS4 free games revealed early
- June 01, 2017

With that pronouncement, it seems the PS3 is definitely going to be axed in the U.S. as reports of the console hurting Sony have been circulating since April of this year. As well, the PS4 has also far surpassed the now-discontinued Wii U ( roughly 13.5 million sold since November 2012). Sony will take up 30,000 square feet of space in the West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center as it shows off what's next for the PlayStation brand . (more...)
AMD Vega to be released in August! AMD Vega to be released in August!
- June 01, 2017

The company's announcement comes a day after Intel wowed audiences at the Computex IT trade show in Taipei, with its new i9 processors , which pack in up to 18 processing cores and 36 threads. The tech company stated that the first EPYC processor-based servers will launch on June 20 and will get vast support from original equipment manufacturers and channel partners. (more...)
Jaguar confirms 600-horsepower XE SV Project 8 super sedan Jaguar confirms 600-horsepower XE SV Project 8 super sedan
- May 26, 2017

Jaguar's Special Operations division has just unleashed the company's latest ludicrous offering, the XE SV Project 8 . A camouflaged test mule is now testing at the Nürburgring Nordschleife and will debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed next month. (more...)
Graco recalls car seats; webbing may not hold child in crash Graco recalls car seats; webbing may not hold child in crash
- May 25, 2017

The seats were made on July 22, 2014 and have a code of 2014/06 on a tag that's on the webbing. No injuries have been reported. Graco is notifying consumers and is providing, free of charge, replacement kits with new harness restraints and installation instructions. (more...)
OnePlus 5 in red colour? Company teases two new options on Twitter OnePlus 5 in red colour? Company teases two new options on Twitter
- May 25, 2017

He has stated that the device will sport a fingerprint scanner at the front and will also come with 3.5mm headphone jack. WeiboSome cryptic tweets from OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei have many users believing that the phone maker plans to keep the headphone jack on its upcoming phone. (more...)
Google Chrome is coming to VR with Google's latest Daydream update Google Chrome is coming to VR with Google's latest Daydream update
- May 20, 2017

Both HTC and Lenovo are expected to release their standalone VR headsets sometime later this year, for a price roughly in the same range as the current HTC Vive and Oculus Rift VR. Nothing can snap you out of an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience faster than tripping over a cord, which is why VR companies have been scrambling to develop wireless systems. (more...)
Nicky Hayden in critical condition after bicycle crash Nicky Hayden in critical condition after bicycle crash
- May 20, 2017

Hayden was struck by a auto while training on a bicycle in the Rimini region, requiring medical attention at the scene before being transferred to hospital. He was 13th in the points following the latest Superbike race at Imola. He has been joined by his fiancée Jackie as well as his brother Tommy and mother Rose who arrived from the U.S. (more...)
Cyberattack havoc could grow as work week begins Cyberattack havoc could grow as work week begins
- May 18, 2017

Dharmais Hospital and Harapan Kita Hospital in Jakarta, 16 plus hospitals in the United Kingdom were forced to stop work. "We have seen vulnerabilities stored by the CIA show up on WikiLeaks, and now this vulnerability stolen from the United States military intelligence organisation National Security Agency (NSA) has affected customers around the world", Smith wrote . (more...)
Ed Boon Won't Rule Out Watchmen Characters in Injustice 2 Ed Boon Won't Rule Out Watchmen Characters in Injustice 2
- May 16, 2017

Finally, new social experiences have been built into the game, with players able to form guilds of up to 50 players, where they can fight, battle, and earn new gear through daily and weekly cooperative objects exclusive to guild gameplay. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment have revealed another video for Injustice 2 , the sequel to Injustice: Gods Among Us developed by NetherRealm Studios. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7R Launch Could Be Delayed Samsung Galaxy Note 7R Launch Could Be Delayed
- May 16, 2017

According to the leaked details, Samsung will be launching the handset in India soon and it will apparently retails between $250 and $300. The mid-range smartphone will sport a MediaTek Helio P20 ARM SoC with eight cores running at 1.6GHz. (more...)
Tonight, watch SpaceX launch one of its heaviest satellites yet Tonight, watch SpaceX launch one of its heaviest satellites yet
- May 16, 2017

As a result of the large payload it would be carrying, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket on Monday's launch did not land its first stage after use. Another reason it is legless is due to the extreme weight, the Inmarsat satellite weighs more than 13,000 pounds and requires as much energy as the rocket can give to carry it into a geostationary transfer orbit. (more...)
See America's top 10 baby names for 2016 See America's top 10 baby names for 2016
- May 16, 2017

The top 10 girls names for 2016 in order are: Emma , Olivia, Ava, Sophia, Isabella, Mia, Charlotte, Abigail, Emily and Harper. For boys, it was Liam, William, Mason, James, Benjamin, Jacob, Michael, Elijah and Ethan. Olympic Gold medalist Bruce Jenner announced in 2015 that she was a transgender woman and appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine donning her new name, Caitlyn Jenner. (more...)
Upgrade the Surface Laptop to Windows 10 Pro for Free Upgrade the Surface Laptop to Windows 10 Pro for Free
- May 15, 2017

If the user want to download any third party app, then it prompts to download a similar app from Windows store. While schools will definitely not ditch cheap Chromebooks for the $999 Surface Laptop, future computers with Windows 10 S will come with the same advantages and provide the same solutions for school settings that are offered by the Chrome OS . (more...)
Amazon will share part of its new headquarters with a homeless shelter Amazon will share part of its new headquarters with a homeless shelter
- May 13, 2017

The nonprofit now operates a shelter in an old Travelodge near the core of Amazon's new downtown campus, a place where those who find themselves without a roof in an increasingly expensive city can get back on their feet, while staffers help them find jobs and housing. (more...)
Microsoft Announces General Availability of Visual Studio for Mac
- May 13, 2017

Microsoft further notes that if developers download Visual Studio for Mac by May 17, they'll get 60-day access to Xamarin University. Behind the scenes, the Live Player includes an interpreter for.NET code. The release corresponds with the kick off of Microsoft's Build 2017 developer conference this week. But Xamarin lets developers write an application one time and port it to multiple OSes, including iOS, Google Android, Windows and macOS. (more...)
Google Prepares for Release of Android O Beta 'Soon' Google Prepares for Release of Android O Beta 'Soon'
- May 13, 2017

But in order to add even stricter measures to this screen overlay functionality, the next Android O OS will be dialed back thus reducing the phishing threat on Android devices. The permission to access the user's private information or other sensitive resources, such as the contact list, is included in what Google refers to as "dangerous permissions". (more...)
Electronic Arts is suddenly Electronic Arts is suddenly "bullish" on Nintendo Switch games
- May 12, 2017

The focus this year will be on Super Mario Odyssey on June 13th, beginning at 9 a.m. PT (12 p.m. ET for the folks at home). The iconic Japanese game company will host a three-day event at this year's E3, one of the gaming industry's biggest confabs, starting on June 13. (more...)
This Microsoft wearable is helping Parkinson's patients write again This Microsoft wearable is helping Parkinson's patients write again
- May 12, 2017

After a speech that both heralded and warned about coming leaps in technological power, Nadella screened video that told the story of two British Microsoft researches, Haiyan Zhang and Nicolas Villa, who chose to launch and independent project to create a tremor-eliminating device for a BBC documentary, The Big Life Fix . (more...)
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sales impress, fastest selling in franchise history Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sales impress, fastest selling in franchise history
- May 06, 2017

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is being developed by Ubisoft using the company's Snowdrop engine , which was used to power Tom Clancy's The Division and South Park: The Fractured But Whole. The latter is especially problematic because the new and improved Battle Mode is one of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe's biggest changes from its Wii U predecessor, Mario Kart 8 . (more...)
Indian police detain 3 in beating death of Muslim man Indian police detain 3 in beating death of Muslim man
- May 06, 2017

The FIR mentioned "five to six unknown suspects from Hindu Yuva Vahini ". Before he became chief minister, Adityanath had been a five-term federal legislator with Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party and was known for making incendiary statements attacking India's minority Muslim community. (more...)
Express Wi-Fi by Facebook launches commercially in India Express Wi-Fi by Facebook launches commercially in India
- May 06, 2017

Bharti Airtel has partnered with Facebook to deploy nearly 20,000 hotspots for the goal. On a global scale, India has become one of 5 countries to get the platform, with the others being Kenya, Indonesia, Tanzania and Nigeria. "It is similar to the cybercafe model that thrived around a decade back", Sanchit Vir Gogia, chief analyst at Greyhound Research said. Facebook had to shut down the program in India in February 2016, after the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India barred ... (more...)
Zelda: Breath of the Wild's first DLC pack sounds really neat
- May 03, 2017

The Expansion Pass also grants owners access to three treasure chests available at any time, and a second DLC pack coming over the 2017 holiday period. In addition, there will also be floating platforms found through out the world, which will have some very tough enemies atop them, but also , some great loot as well. (more...)
Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother appeals for son's release, seeks to meet him Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother appeals for son's release, seeks to meet him
- April 28, 2017

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua conveyed Islamabad's clear message to Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale, who called on her in the federal capital. First, he submitted a petition by Jadhav's mother addressed to the Pakistan government. India has also filed a petition in the Pakistan court against Jadhav's death sentence. (more...)
The Switch Is So Successful Even Nintendo Is Surprised
- April 28, 2017

By and large, Nintendo announced gain of 489 billion yen and an operating benefit of 29.4 billion yen for its 2016 fiscal year. Despite its age the 3DS actually saw console sales increase by 7% on past year to 7.27 million units, thanks to the success of Pokémon . (more...)
Uber to take to the skies with 'flying cars' Uber to take to the skies with 'flying cars'
- April 27, 2017

Later in the conference, Uber announced it had selected Aurora Flight Sciences as a partner to develop so-called electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for use in its Uber Elevate network . Uber on Tuesday provided the first details on an on-demand flying taxi service to be called Uber Elevate. These companies primarily specialize in building small electric aircrafts and will work with Uber to build ones specifically for densely populated areas. (more...)
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a Phenomenal Performer on the Switch
- April 27, 2017

Joining a strong line-up of Nintendo Switch titles including Snipperclips - Cut it out, together! Some of these modes are very familiar, such as the standard Balloon Battle that we've always played in Battle Mode. If you're looking to pick up a first-place deal on the hectic racer, here are the best prices on Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in Australia. When Target announced that they were giving their carts a temporary makeover to celebrate the launch of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch on April ... (more...)
IPhone 8 will launch with 'severe' shortages, says analyst IPhone 8 will launch with 'severe' shortages, says analyst
- April 25, 2017

Samsung is looking to up the ante in the imaging department with the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note 8, if the latest report is anything to go by. However, a recently surfaced piece of information might disappoint many Apple fans as the iPhone 8 might get delayed by several months. One difference is that some parts have been shifted to make room for the vertical dual camera on the rear of the device. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Sells 906000 Units In March 2017 For North America
- April 23, 2017

In March, the company sold more than 906,000 units in the United States alone. Originally released on the PC, Minecraft is now also available on other gaming consoles. This makes the Nintendo Switch one of the fastest-selling video game systems of all time. According to Ace Research Institute analyst Hideki Yasuda, total worldwide Switch sales should be around 2.3 million units sold. (more...)