Saturday June 24-th, 2017

Weekend Open Forum: What's your take on the Xbox One X? Weekend Open Forum: What's your take on the Xbox One X?

Notably, Microsoft's anticipated Crackdown 3 will launch alongside the X. An interesting thought, but then again the PS4 did manage to sell literally TWICE the number of units the Xbox One chalked up. And I think that's because Microsoft ha...

Sony's Ryan on Switch, Xbox One X, and defending Europe Sony's Ryan on Switch, Xbox One X, and defending Europe

Notably, Microsoft's anticipated Crackdown 3 will launch alongside the X. One could argue the specifications versus the quality of performance versus the price tag versus a number of games (or lack thereof) for hours on end. It's packed with im...

Apple Homepod vs Amazon Echo vs Google Home

To start with, we have to draw a distinction between Bluetooth speakers and smart speakers . The Apple HomePod also incorporates Siri , the digital voice-activated assistant for Apple . Before yesterday's WWDC keynote, it was clear that App...

Samus Returns Revealed for Nintendo 3DS, 2DS — Metroid Samus Returns Revealed for Nintendo 3DS, 2DS — Metroid

The last Metroid game to release before that was Metroid : Other M on Wii, which was a platformer that also didn't get the most positive of responses from fans. All three games - particularly the first two entries, Prime and Echoes - are highl...

Microsoft unveils new console, the Xbox One X Microsoft unveils new console, the Xbox One X

You can nab one of these bad boys for $499 come November 7, 2017. This support will be found in newer games , along with a selection of already released Xbox One games with free patches (a model similar to the PS4 Pro's improved performance wi...

Apple Launches MacBook Pro Upgrades at WWDC 2017 Apple Launches MacBook Pro Upgrades at WWDC 2017

Announcing the changes at WWDC 2017 , Apple's Craig Federighi said the update was focused more on refining the previous software, rather than redesigning it. The 13-inch MacBook Pro without the Touch Bar now comes for Rs 1,09,900 which is chea...

New iPhone feature will block texts while driving

It works when the iPhone is connected to a vehicle via cable or Bluetooth . All a user has to do is to tap their NFC-equipped device to an NFC reader to get connected or receive information. Rather more like a phone, and boasting icons not u...

ABC is off and running with NBA Finals

They dictated the pace and mucked up the entire series. "Because the last two, three quarters they have come out and jumped on us and done it in a very significant way". That average has fallen down by almost 25 points against this stingy Warriors de...

Sony ends PlayStation 3 production Sony ends PlayStation 3 production

On the other hand, during its launch in 2006, the company outlined that it was only offering 10-year support to a handful of devices including PS Vita and PS3. Some of the titles are even available on multiple platforms, while many are PlayStatio...

Manchester United halts practice to honor victims of terror attack Manchester United halts practice to honor victims of terror attack

Many parents were waiting for their children in and around the Manchester Arena when the blast rocked the foyer of the venue as thousands of young fans and parents streamed out following the gig on Monday evening. Those among the missing is Olivia ...

FedEx confirms it was hit by global malware attack FedEx confirms it was hit by global malware attack

However, the harshest criticism was left for the NSA , who had the software that was responsible for the cyberattack stolen. Microsoft in March released a patch for users to remove the vulnerability, but long-standing delays in updating major sy...

Microsoft points finger at government agencies over randomware cyber-attacks Microsoft points finger at government agencies over randomware cyber-attacks

Hospitals and doctors" surgeries across Britain were forced to divert ambulances, turn away patients and cancel appointments on Friday after a " ransomware' cyber attack crippled some computer systems in the state-run health service. The virus hit c...

Dozens of countries, including US, hit by huge cyberextortion attack

Routine appointments had been cancelled and ambulances were being diverted to neighbouring hospitals . These boards are NHS Borders, NHS Dumfries and Galloway, NHS Fife, NHS Forth Valley, NHS Lanarkshire, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, NHS Tayside...

Microsoft reportedly aims to make Windows 10 PCs into smart home hubs Microsoft reportedly aims to make Windows 10 PCs into smart home hubs

The day 1 keynote was all about Azure and AI; for day two, we're expecting to hear a lot more from the Windows and Devices Group. When is Microsoft Build 2017? We've already attended the education-focused event, where we got to witness the unveil...

Nvidia announces Volta-based Tesla V100 card Nvidia announces Volta-based Tesla V100 card

Or in other words, stealing a march on Intel's machine learning efforts: the x86 goliath is desperately bent on stopping Nvidia and others from expelling it from the artificial intelligence processing space. It now has new cores instead of the ol...

Windows 10 S is Microsoft's Chrome OS Competitor Windows 10 S is Microsoft's Chrome OS Competitor

The laptop, which Microsoft announced at an event in NY, weighs 2.76 pounds (1.25 kilograms), less than the comparable MacBook Air from Apple . With Microsoft seemingly targeting low-end Chromebooks with those cheap Windows 10 S-powered lapt...

Amazon sweeps United States market for voice-controlled speakers Amazon sweeps United States market for voice-controlled speakers

Called Echo Show , this device is now available for pre-order over at Amazon for $299.99. But the Echo Show is just listed as having "dual 2-inch stereo speakers", which is a little more vague. The number of active US users will more than double ...

Microsoft to unveil what's next on May 23 Microsoft to unveil what's next on May 23

Or will it be a new Surface Book? Interestingly, just last week, the company reported a 26% decline in revenue for its Surface revenue, which was likely caused by the lack of new products for its Surface Pro line, as well as the Surface ...

Xiaomi Mi 6 is official - Here's the specs, features, and price Xiaomi Mi 6 is official - Here's the specs, features, and price

It's offered in three colors, while, blue and black. An online document that corresponds to TENAA has compiled some new information on the new flagship of the Chinese brand. Similar to the iPhone , this allows the Mi 6 to snap bokeh-style photos...

Cleveland Murder Video Raises Pressure on Facebook to Better Monitor Content Cleveland Murder Video Raises Pressure on Facebook to Better Monitor Content

Troopers spotted him in a white Ford Fusion Tuesday morning, and after a brief pursuit, he fatally shot himself. "He could be far away or anywhere in between", Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Stephen Anthony said on Day 2 of the manhunt for St...

Deadline to file taxes is Tuesday Deadline to file taxes is Tuesday

They reiterated they do not know anything about the tax case. But, you can not extend the time to pay. The IRS reminds taxpayers that there is no law that permits taxpayers to refuse to file a federal tax return or refuse to pay their taxes.

Nintendo Switch in stock at Toys R Us starting tomorrow Nintendo Switch in stock at Toys R Us starting tomorrow

Nintendo Switch is still in the initial launch stage, and purchases continue to be driven by Nintendo's most loyal customers. For those still having problems, however, you can either troubleshoot the problems yourself or send the units back to ...

Chrome for Windows will throttle individual background tabs to improve battery life Chrome for Windows will throttle individual background tabs to improve battery life

Under its new throttling policy , Chrome will delay those timers to limit average CPU load to as little as 1 percent of a core if too much power is being consumed. Google originally planned to throttle background tabs as early as Chrome 56, accor...

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro now available for Rs 29900

Both the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will run Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box and will be unveiled at a special event in London and NY on 29 March. The Galaxy Xcover 4 is created to withstand drops, extreme temperatures and many other things that would...

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