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Don't expect a killer VR app from Google anytime soon Don't expect a killer VR app from Google anytime soon
- May 20, 2017

They will be capable of tracking virtual space with the help of " WorldSense ", using technology from Google's Tango augmented reality platform. On-board sensors in the headsets will enable inside-out tracking, which will remove the need to connect to any external hardware. (more...)
American motorcycle racer Hayden 'critical' after crash American motorcycle racer Hayden 'critical' after crash
- May 20, 2017

The American, who has been racing for Red Bull Honda's World Superbike team, collided with a auto near Rimini Wednesday. Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden has suffered severe brain damage and his condition is "extremely critical" after being hit by a auto while cycling in eastern Italy, the American's Honda World Superbike team said yesterday. (more...)
Google Home Goes Global, Will Beat Amazon To Oz Google Home Goes Global, Will Beat Amazon To Oz
- May 18, 2017

The Google O Android Beta Program officially launched on May 17. When Google announced the news today at the I/O Developer Conference, Scott Huffman, the VP of Engineering, said that it would be available later today. "This is partly a concession to the fact that whatever they put into Android , most users don't see it for a couple years. and a lot of their best, most attractive, most valuable users are going to be on other platforms", Dawson said. (more...)
Injustice 2 Launch Trailer Shows Off Gameplay and Dinosaur Punching
- May 16, 2017

With the game's launch less than one day away, NetherRealm Studios has delivered one final trailer for Injustice 2 ... its Launch Trailer. The trailer masterfully combines cinematic cutscenes from Injustice 2's epic story mode with gameplay, and you'll be hard-pressed to figure out which is which while watching the trailer. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 with Exynos 7570 processor, Android Nougat launched Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 with Exynos 7570 processor, Android Nougat launched
- May 16, 2017

However, as always, we would recommend you to actually wait until the smartphone maker official makes an announcement on the same, and until then, it is advised to take this with a pinch of salt. The phablets which have previously come out from Samsung had a display of more than 5 inches in dimension. Coming to the camera department, the device is touted to come with a 13MP rear-facing primary shooter with a dual LED flash and an aperture of f/1.7. (more...)
SpaceX to launch satellite, no landing attempt planned SpaceX to launch satellite, no landing attempt planned
- May 16, 2017

SpaceX is targeting twilight thunder with the firms Falcon 9 rocketing skyward from the Florida Space Coast on Monday 15 carrying a commercial High-Speed broadband satellite for London based Inmarsat . It keeps SpaceX on track with its ideal of two launches every month of 2017. In fact the Inmarsat 5F4 satellite is so powerful that it has the potential to reach "hundreds of millions of customers" the Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pierce told Universe Today in a post launch interview. (more...)
Social Security Administration releases most popular baby names list Social Security Administration releases most popular baby names list
- May 16, 2017

The retirement and disability benefits agency, which released its latest findings on Friday, compiles the lists of most popular baby names every year, in part to draw Americans to its website . Names after political figures overall didn't seem to be big hits with parents. The drop comes a year after Caitlyn Jenner announced her new name and gender. (more...)
Opera implements Messenger and WhatsApp into the browser Opera implements Messenger and WhatsApp into the browser
- May 13, 2017

This feature first appeared in the company's experimental Neon browser, which was created to test out Opera's weirdest ideas. Now, the company is adding some of Neon's features into their main browser in a redesign codenamed " Reborn ". Opera Reborn also comes with other popular features that Opera introduced over the past year, including the free, unlimited VPN and the built-in ad blocker. (more...)
Warren Buffett Jokes, But Not About Berkshire Paying a Dividend
- May 09, 2017

Buffett often calls on the United States to do more to help the working class and has said the tax system is tilted to benefit rich people like him, a point he pressed on Saturday. Warren Buffett is considered one of the world's greatest investors, yet even he makes mistakes. Currently, Berkshire has more than $90 billion in cash on hand. (more...)
How to drift like a pro in 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' How to drift like a pro in 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe'
- May 06, 2017

The Nintendo Switch saw one of its biggest game launches with the global release of "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe". This would also be a great build for going online and getting started with competitive and multiplayer modes if you're a novice. This sounds an very bad lot like previous Mario RPGs, and considering the oddball nature of the Rabbids , the crossover makes more sense than at first glance. (more...)
Facebook starts 'Express Wi-Fi' services in rural India, partners Airtel Facebook starts 'Express Wi-Fi' services in rural India, partners Airtel
- May 06, 2017

With the launch of the service, India joins Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria and Indonesia to have Express Wi-Fi. Facebook will basically use Bharti Airtel's existing network to sell its paid Express Wi-Fi internet data services to customers at low prices by going local. (more...)
Smartphone shipments in China rise just 0.8% for Q1 Smartphone shipments in China rise just 0.8% for Q1
- May 06, 2017

Meanwhile, the report says that 104.1 million smartphones were shipped to China in Q1, 2017. China-based OEMs, including Huawei, Oppo and Vivo drove the growth. Cheap "me-too" smartphones are no longer the only thing Apple can blame for iPhone's falling sales in China as the country's most successful manufacturers are quietly gaining ground in the premium market as well. (more...)
Breath Of The Wild's Upcoming Hard Mode Could Definitely Be Harder Breath Of The Wild's Upcoming Hard Mode Could Definitely Be Harder
- May 03, 2017

This one is due this Summer, while the second-which includes an expansion of the story-is coming later. So what do you think of this first DLC pack for Zelda: Breath of the Wild? This first pack was originally listed to include a cave of trials, hard mode and a new map feature but it seems that's not all as there are a handful of new treasures to be found as well. (more...)
Jadhav case: India hands over mother's appeal to Pak Jadhav case: India hands over mother's appeal to Pak
- April 28, 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav has been awarded death sentence by a military court under charges of espionage. Though Jadhav's life got practically chained to Pakistan after being accused of being a part of India's external intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW), India has yet to give up in its efforts to save the ex-officer. (more...)
Legend of Zelda and Nintendo Switch sell more than 2.7 million units
- April 28, 2017

Assuming it can, Nintendo forecasts a massive 121 percent jump in profit for its current fiscal year, taking aim at 65 billion yen (around $584 million in USA currency), up from 29 billion yen (around $264 million) for the fiscal year that ended March 31, 2017. (more...)
Uber Flying Cars Yes Uber Started Testing Flying Cars Uber Flying Cars Yes Uber Started Testing Flying Cars
- April 27, 2017

The major transportation company strongly believes that investing in flying cars is essential to protecting its business, and explained its vision of full-scale operations of a flying auto network launching in 2023. But Uber customers have said the plan seems more science fiction than science fact. The company also needs to develop a VTOL charger for the Uber Elevate Network so has partnered with ChargePoint for this to happen. (more...)
Other Wii U Games That Need Updated Nintendo Switch Ports
- April 27, 2017

It was never an issue in the Wii U version, but due to the uncertainness around the Nintendo Switch online infrastructure, you'll be happy to know that getting into an online match and managing to stay connected is an absolute breeze. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe makes it flawless to use on Nintendo Switch: If you are in love with the new Nintendo Switch which was released on March 3, 2017, Mario gives you more reason to love. (more...)
IPhone 8 Images Leak: Vertical Dual Camera Spotted IPhone 8 Images Leak: Vertical Dual Camera Spotted
- April 25, 2017

Consequently, Kuo has adjusted shipping estimates to take the iPhone 8 delay into account. For weeks, many speculations have surfaced on what the next iPhone would look like. Economic Daily News reported Apple was struggling with "the lamination process of curved OLED panels". Now, however, a fresh new round of leaks suggest that Apple will not go with a fingerprint scanner on the back, and new renders finally show the iPhone 8 design we're all hoping for. (more...)
Nintendo Switch breaks sales record at Nintendo
- April 23, 2017

Nintendo will provide a full accounting of worldwide Nintendo Switch sales, as well as other financial information, during its fiscal-year earnings release on April 27. “Nintendo always strives to offer consumers something fun, new and different, ” said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of Americas President and COO. The Switch's future is looking good. (more...)
Microsoft Retiring Wunderlist, But Replacing It With A New To-Do App Microsoft Retiring Wunderlist, But Replacing It With A New To-Do App
- April 22, 2017

The app has an "Intelligent Suggestions" feature just a tap away. Users can create lists, add due dates, keep track of deadlines by adding reminders and personalise each list with coloured themes. You can share your to-do list with your friends like in Wunderlist. Microsoft has updated its Authenticator app to enable users to sign-in to any Microsoft service by tapping a notification on their smartphone. (more...)
Diet soda can increase risk of dementia and stroke, study finds
- April 22, 2017

For the first study , published in Alzheimer's & Dementia on March 5, 2017, researchers examined data, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and cognitive testing results, from about 4,000 people enrolled in the Framingham Heart Study's Offspring and Third-Generation cohorts. (more...)
Apple released the iPad air2 as a substitute of Ipad4 Apple released the iPad air2 as a substitute of Ipad4
- April 20, 2017

As usual the possibility that they start reaching stores with a bug or defect is likely, and for this Apple has taken a surprising decision to replace the defective iPad with the iPad Air 2 of 2014 as a substitute, till the new iPad is repaired or replaced by Apple. (more...)
Instagram now works offline...but only on Android Instagram now works offline...but only on Android
- April 20, 2017

With this new feature, Instagram users on Android will be able to leave comments, Like posts, save media, and unfollow people while offline, and all of it will happen when an internet connection is made. The company said they are working on iOS version. As per the reports , 600 million users are outside of the USA so that company mainly targeted the users with limited connectivity. (more...)
Overwatch's Genji invades Heroes of the Storm, complete with Hanamura map Overwatch's Genji invades Heroes of the Storm, complete with Hanamura map
- April 19, 2017

Genji is fittingly part of the assassin class in Heroes of the Storm with his highest stat being damage, while also getting a bit of a boost in abilities from his Overwatch self. Genji, on the other hand, will be just like he is in " Overwatch " including all of his core abilities, leap, unique way of tossing shuriken and summon the Dragonblade to do a big damage. (more...)
Joshua, Fury in Twitter spat Joshua, Fury in Twitter spat
- April 19, 2017

But Fury continued his tirade by taking shots at the 18-0 boxer and promoter Eddie Hearn. Lucozade is looking to capitalise on the fervour around the title fight with a new film showing the 27-year-old's life to date. Joshua-Klitschko, which will be fought before a British-record crowd of 90,000, will be on Sky Box Office pay-per-view in the United Kingdom, but because of the afternoon start time in the United States, and the fact that neither Joshua or Klitschko are pay-per-view ... (more...)
Hot Stocks For Today: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Lennar Corporation (LEN)
- April 19, 2017

Advanced Micro Devices reported sales of $832 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 18.1%. ATR value of company was 0.56. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc .'s P/B is valued at 27.98 exhibiting the investor sentiment on the value of the stock to its actual value. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink . (more...)
Anne Hathaway's parenting chat on Ellen takes amusing turn Anne Hathaway's parenting chat on Ellen takes amusing turn
- April 18, 2017

Then , Vigalondo departs from his monster flick predecessors as the audience finds out that Gloria, a relative nobody a world away, is for whatever reason mentally linked with the monster. "When somebody like that wants to make your film, you're blessed", Vigalondo said. If you are looking for a high paced action film to take your mind off of your life, wait to see the new Fast and the Furious movie. (more...)
Tipping drivers: New York's latest battle with Uber Tipping drivers: New York's latest battle with Uber
- April 18, 2017

Unlike competitor Lyft , Uber does not now enable passengers to tip through its app. Get free real-time news alerts from the New York City Patch. Today, the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission said it was considering enacting a new rule that would require vehicle service companies like Uber to offer a way to tip that was commensurate with the method of payment. (more...)
Mark Hamill: Carrie Fisher Star Wars tribute is 'therapy'
- April 17, 2017

While the internet may be a buzz over the new Star Wars trailer, another video dropped that will get you right in the feels. John Boyega as Finn, Oscar Isaac as Cameron Poe and late Carrie Fisher will also be back as Leia as she filmed her scenes before she passed away at the end of previous year. (more...)
NSA's powerful hacking tools leaked online
- April 16, 2017

Swift was successfully targeted by hackers past year when criminals stole $81m from the Bangladeshi central bank. According to one security researcher the site spoke with, the dump also includes step-by-step instruction on what commands to run and how to use the tools. (more...)

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