Patented Proof That Activision Wants To Trick Players Into Buying Loot Boxes

However, the company quickly received a lot of criticism from players who are anxious that its games could foster an unfair environment. Microtransaction has become a central topic of heated debate within the video game community of late. More..

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Power Up: Porsche Unveils 718 Boxster And Cayman GTS For 2018
by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Power Up: Porsche Unveils 718 Boxster And Cayman GTS For 2018

You can order both the 718 Boxster and Cayman GTS models now, with deliveries arriving in mid-December 2017. (50 Nm) over the previous-generation models at 317 lb. With such upgrades, Porsche says both GTS mo...More..

EA shuts down Dead Space developer Visceral, Star Wars project being moved
by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

EA shuts down Dead Space developer Visceral, Star Wars project being moved

The game still promises "stunning" graphics, and authenticity within the Star Wars series, but it will now be a "broader experience that allows for more variety and player agency". "Our Visceral studio will b...More..

by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

American Express Company (AXP) Shares Sold by MUFG Americas Holdings Corp

The hedge fund run by Christopher Medlock James held 99,676 shares of the miscellaneous company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $29.97 million, down from 126,686 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The...More..

Meet the new Google Calendar for web
by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Meet the new Google Calendar for web

When creating calendar invitations, you'll now have access to more formatting tools and the ability to add hyperlinks to documents, spreadsheets, etc. As Google details, "Now you can see contact information of ...More..

Wolfenstein 2 launch trailer appears early with a call to arms
by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wolfenstein 2 launch trailer appears early with a call to arms

The New Colossus is a first person action shooter developed by MachineGames and distributed by Bethesda Softworks. The "us", of course, refers to the resistance fights that you will join when playing as BJ Blaz...More..

AT&T exclusive dual screen smartphone functions in four modes
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

AT&T exclusive dual screen smartphone functions in four modes

Overall, ZTE doesn't play at the high end of the smartphone market in the United States (it does sell its high-end Axon line of phones unlocked online in the US market). ZTE says it can be used in three differe...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Garmin Speak updates the Global Positioning System for 2017 with Alexa, and good design

The Alexa-powered Garmin Speak attaches to the windshield. Users control the device by providing voice instructions to Alexa, such as "Alexa, ask Garmin to provide directions to the nearest gas station", or "...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Google launches hardened security options for at-risk users

This will replace and disable other forms of authentication like SMS and the Google Authenticator app. You will need to sign into your account with a password and a physicalSecurity Key. In addition to this, Ad...More..

Google Maps pulls cupcake calorie counter after backlash
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Google Maps pulls cupcake calorie counter after backlash

Google told Buzzfeed that it was a test feature for iPhone users only, and has now been removed due to "strong user feedback". The reasoning was that calories are an abstract number to many people, and di...More..

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 Launched, Features Rugged Body And Mid-Range Specs
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 Launched, Features Rugged Body And Mid-Range Specs

Just like its predecessor, this one too comes with a 1.2-meter anti-shock protective cover. Noteworthy features include a maximum brightness of 480 nits (for reference, the Pixel XL's screen gets up to 393 ni...More..

Polestar 1: Polestar's first auto revealed
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Polestar 1: Polestar's first auto revealed

Before you get too excited - and it is worth getting excited about the Polestar 1 - the downside is you won't be able to buy one - it'll be Volvo's new pet game of "Subscription" - it won't arrive until 2019 ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

HTC U11 Plus primed for 2nd November launch

However, it seems HTC still has a surprise up its sleeves, despite its deal with Google . It has big a graphic U alphabet superimposed in the background nearly confirming that HTC will unveil new U series phon...More..

CD PROJECT RED says Cyberpunk 2077 'progressing'; Comments on employee reviews
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

CD PROJECT RED says Cyberpunk 2077 'progressing'; Comments on employee reviews

Moreover, the team revealed that it has doubled its headcount since The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt , and that it is still hiring. CD Projekt RED is now developing a sci-fi RPG called Cyberpunk 2077 , which is s...More..

Two Star Wars Battlefront II PlayStation 4 Bundles Announced
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Two Star Wars Battlefront II PlayStation 4 Bundles Announced

Featuring a fully customized Jet Black PS4 Pro and Dualshock 4 Wireless Controller inspired by the game, and Star Wars Battlefront II: Elite Trooper Deluxe Edition. If you're tempted by a Sony PS4 Pro upgra...More..

Xbox Fall Update Brings New Home Screen, Data Transfer Options
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Xbox Fall Update Brings New Home Screen, Data Transfer Options

The Xbox One Fall Update also brings larger notifications for time-sensitive activities while the console is idle, making them easier to see from further away. There's also some more work done on multiplayer, i...More..

by | Monday, October 16, 2017

UK: Mercedes to recall 4,00000 cars with faulty airbags

Although there have been no reported incidents in the United Kingdom resulting from the fault, there have been 30 cases of accidental airbag deployment in other markets, thankfully with no fatalities recorded t...More..

Chinese space station falls on Earth's surface
by | Monday, October 16, 2017

Chinese space station falls on Earth's surface

Chinese officials told the United Nations in 2016 they had lost the ability to correct the station's altitude and expected it to plummet to the ground between October 2017 and April 2018. Some pieces of the sp...More..

by | Monday, October 16, 2017

Huawei Y6 Pro 2017 Model Launched

Last week we wrote a piece about what to expect at the Huawei event in Berlin tonight and have covered the Huawei Mate 10 leaks for as long as we have seen them. Huawei is blaming the waterproofing tech for...More..

Windows 10's data collection allegedly violates Dutch privacy law
by | Monday, October 16, 2017

Windows 10's data collection allegedly violates Dutch privacy law

Microsoft does inform users about data that it collects during setup, in the privacy statement, on its websites ( including technical documentation on Telemetry data collecting ). The DPA suggests that Microsof...More..

by | Monday, October 16, 2017

Every Wi-Fi network at risk of unprecedented 'Krack' attack security flaw

This attack begins by tricking a victim into reinstalling the live key by replaying a modified version of the original handshake. The researchers presenting the talk are Mathy Vanhoef and Frank Piessens of KU...More..

Xiaomi Redmi 5A poster shows up, suggests 8-day battery life
by | Monday, October 16, 2017

Xiaomi Redmi 5A poster shows up, suggests 8-day battery life

The smartphone will launch alongside Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus. If a recently leaked poster turns out to be correct, the new Xiaomi Redmi 5A may have a whopping battery life of 8 days. Having said that, we...More..

NASA astronauts test fidget spinner in space
by | Monday, October 16, 2017

NASA astronauts test fidget spinner in space

Earlier this year, Mashable asked NASA how exactly a fidget spinner would operate in space. Tricks on the ISS were demonstrated by Joseph M. Acaba, Randolph Bresnik, Mark T. " Allowing the fidget spinner to f...More..

Street Fighter V Gets A New Character Called Zeku
by | Monday, October 16, 2017

Street Fighter V Gets A New Character Called Zeku

But now, Zeku has returned to create his own group of ninjas and forge a new fighting style. He is voiced by David Wald, known for his work as Tetsutetsu in My Hero Academia , while the Japanese version has ...More..

California wildfires burn home of 'Peanuts' creator Charles Schulz to the ground
by | Monday, October 16, 2017

California wildfires burn home of 'Peanuts' creator Charles Schulz to the ground

Schulz told the Associated Press that his father's widow, Jean Schulz , managed to evacuate the split-level home before it was engulfed by flames. "She is very resilient", Schulz told the San Jose Mercury...More..

Built sentinel satellite to track air pollution
by | Sunday, October 15, 2017

Built sentinel satellite to track air pollution

The satellite was launched on a Rockot launcher and unfolded three solar panels after it was released into orbit. From its orbit 824 kilometers (512 miles) above Earth, it will monitor the planet's atmo...More..

by | Sunday, October 15, 2017

Scientists shocked by huge discovery deep in the solar system

It said that the planet's presence is tilting the entire solar system to one side. A planetary astrophysicist, Konstantin Batygin at Caltech, said that "There are now five different lines of observational ...More..

Asteroid makes close approach to Earth early Thursday
by | Sunday, October 15, 2017

Asteroid makes close approach to Earth early Thursday

Last night as many of us were sleeping, an asteroid around the size of a school bus made a closer appearance than most of its size usually do. It gave our planet a close shave in October 2012 and then disappe...More..

by | Saturday, October 14, 2017

Vodafone Diwali 2017 offer

Users can get all these advantages with a single recharge of Rs 399. To apply for this, Jio customers need to recharge till October 18. Check more details of Vodafone Rs 399 Tariff Plan from here below. The c...More..

Motorola announces Rose Gold and Cool Black Moto G5s
by | Saturday, October 14, 2017

Motorola announces Rose Gold and Cool Black Moto G5s

Apart from the colour, there's nothing significantly different about the new blue colour G5S. Besides the new colour, the Moto G5S Midnight Blue edition has similar specifications under the hood. Going by the s...More..