Activision thinks outside the box with new microtransaction patent

One chart from the patent shows a means to identify items that one player might want, find a second player with that item, and then match them. The patent details how multiplayer matches are configured, specifically how players are selected to ... More..

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Nokia to launch new phone on October 19

HMD Global will be holding a launch event in China tomorrow , but it has not revealed the name on the device that it will be unveiling. From the previous rumors and speculations, the Nokia 7 is believed ...More..

WhatsApp adds location tracking in case you forget where you are
by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

WhatsApp adds location tracking in case you forget where you are

The feature is simply called Live Location , and it is found within a chat under the "Location" option. Whether you're meeting up with friends, letting loved ones know you're safe, or sharing your commute, L...More..

Visceral Games shut down by EA, Star Wars game moved
by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Visceral Games shut down by EA, Star Wars game moved

Today Electronic Arts announced that Dead Space series developer Visceral Games "will be ramping down and closing" following a fundamental change in the development of the Star Wars game directed by Unch...More..

Google Calendar Gets a New Look on the Web, Upgrades
by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Google Calendar Gets a New Look on the Web, Upgrades

Google Calendar's appearance on the desktop had been getting long in the tooth, and it simply didn't mesh with the Material Design found on its own mobile app. In a blog post that was recently published, G...More..

Wolfenstein II takes the fight to the enemy in NSFW launch trailer
by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wolfenstein II takes the fight to the enemy in NSFW launch trailer

If you're into first-person shooters with a litany of sci-fi weapons, this is probably right up your alley. America, 1961. Your assassination of Nazi General Deathshead was a short-lived victory. It helps a l...More..

ZTE Axon M has two displays and costs $725 on AT&T
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

ZTE Axon M has two displays and costs $725 on AT&T

You could also say it reminds you of a Nintendo DS without the buttons. Instead, the ZTE Axon M is targeted at a surprisingly large demographic given its aggressively unique design and seeks to prove it's mor...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Garmin Unveils Alexa-Powered GPS Device

The latest of these is the Garmin Speak, and it finally brings Alexa right into your auto. Garmin has teamed up with Amazon to produce an Echo-like device that provides turn-by turn-navigation in cars. When y...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Google to offer stepped-up security for 'high risk' users

At launch, the selection is restricted to Google's own Gmail and Drive services. Google took the unusual step of creating a program for this small subset of users due to their higher risk online and because t...More..

Google Maps Drops Calorie-Counting Feature After Twitter Backlash
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Google Maps Drops Calorie-Counting Feature After Twitter Backlash

The calorie count shows up on the map if the driving directions you've requested cover a short distance. The app tallied calories in confectionary units: one mini cupcake equalling 110 calories. "During its...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Analyst Target Price and Stock Review Newlink Genetics Cor (NLNK)

Newlink Genetics Cor (NASDAQ: NLNK ) has grabbed attention from the analysts, when it saw a value decrease of -4.44% or -0.5 points in the last trading session to close at $10.75. Investors sentiment decreased ...More..

Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro Launched: Here are the Essentials
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro Launched: Here are the Essentials

Huawei claims that artifical intelligence also improves motion detection and digital zoom. The Mate 10 Pro has a resolution of 2,160 x 1,080, which is oddly lower than the Mate 10's 2,560 x 1,440 resoluti...More..

by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Now, explore planets and moons using Google maps: Here's how

To access this new imagery, you can either just zoom out from your terrestrial Google Maps view until you hit outer space - or you could just click on this link here. Missions like ESA's Venus Express had he...More..

Polestar unveils its first vehicle - the Polestar 1
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Polestar unveils its first vehicle - the Polestar 1

Its electric performance hybrid powertrain can be driven up to 150km (93 miles) on the electric motor alone, in Pure mode. By 2010, it had formed strong relations with the Swedish auto company to begin making o...More..

Google Photos Can Now Recognise Your Pets Individually
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Google Photos Can Now Recognise Your Pets Individually

The tech giant, today, announced that Google Photos can now detect photos of your pets automatically and it will also group their pictures together. This isn't ideal. Flickr was similarly criticised for ina...More..

Astronauts on ISS Show Off Tricks With Fidget Spinner
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Astronauts on ISS Show Off Tricks With Fidget Spinner

The video features several members of the space station crew taking turns playing with the fidget spinner (which sports a NASA logo) and performing impressive zero gravity flips and body rolls. The current te...More..

WV senator calls for Tom Marino's drug czar nomination to be withdrawn
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

WV senator calls for Tom Marino's drug czar nomination to be withdrawn

In response, the distributors pay a fine and keep on doing business. "This is an industry that's- that's out of control", said Joe Rannazzisi, the DEA agent cited in both reports. The report found political a...More..

'Star Wars: Battlefront II' to Receive Limited Edition PlayStation 4 Bundles
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

'Star Wars: Battlefront II' to Receive Limited Edition PlayStation 4 Bundles

And both regions will have various non-limited bundles, like a 1TB PS4 Slim option in North America that comes with a standard copy of the game and a Jet Black DualShock 4. The Limited Edition Star Wars Battle...More..

by | Monday, October 16, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Recalls 400000 Cars In The UK For Potential Airbag Issue

There were no fatalities reported either due to the potential issue on its cars. So when the driver turns the steering wheel, some wires are failing to earth properly. The complete replacement will be made free...More..

The Sky is Falling: Chinese space station heads for Earth
by | Monday, October 16, 2017

The Sky is Falling: Chinese space station heads for Earth

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. Unfortunately, it's al...More..