VR headsets topped 1 million sales last quarter for the first time

HTC came in third, with 160,000 Vive VR headsets. According to market research firm Canalys, Facebook sold fewer than 400,000 units of the Oculus Rift past year, making it less popular than the competing HTC Vive and Sony PlayStation VR, th... More..

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by | Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Will Be Big for "Final Fantasy" According to Square Enix Producer

Square Enix is planning big things for Final Fantasy's 31st anniversary, and one of them might be an AR mobile game set in the landmark franchise. Hashimoto replied: "First I want to thank the fans for 30 yea...More..

MacOS High Sierra has an embarrassing bug that gives anyone Admin access
by | Wednesday, November 29, 2017

MacOS High Sierra has an embarrassing bug that gives anyone Admin access

It's easy to exaggerate security problems. Although Apple does run a bug bounty program, offering rewards of up to US$200,000, it's invitation only unlike the wide open programs run by Microsoft, Google and o...More..

Judge postpones Uber trade secret trial based on bombshell memo
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Judge postpones Uber trade secret trial based on bombshell memo

A federal judge overseeing the high-profile patent theft case between Alphabet Inc .'s Waymo and Uber Technologies Inc . The criminal probe being conducted by the U.S. The letter-which was obtained by the U...More..

Coral Transplants Could Save The Great Barrier Reef
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Coral Transplants Could Save The Great Barrier Reef

The larvae, thus formed, settle on the reef and create new colonies, which leads to replenishing of coral ecosystems. Watch the video here. " Then we've really cracked this problem, because we've kickstarted th...More..

Honor V10 launched with 5.99-inch full-screen display, dual rear cameras
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Honor V10 launched with 5.99-inch full-screen display, dual rear cameras

Further, a listing on Amazon.in confirms that the Honor 7X will go on sale in the country from December 7 at 12pm IST. On the software front, the Honor V10 runs on Android 8 .0 Oreo with EMUI 8.0 layered o...More..

Samsung Galaxy S8 is now available in flashy Burgundy Red
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 is now available in flashy Burgundy Red

At that time, the company didn't reveal its launch date but now the new variant has officially been officially launched in Korea. However, Samsung is said to be already beta testing the new OS for the Galaxy...More..

Artificial Origami Muscles Can Lift 1000 Times Their Weight
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Artificial Origami Muscles Can Lift 1000 Times Their Weight

Being powered by a vacuum, the origami-like actuators are "safer" than most other types of artificial muscle now in testing, according to Daniel Vogt, co-author of the paper . The team experimented with di...More..

Apple's Foldable Phone Is In Works, Reveals Patent
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Apple's Foldable Phone Is In Works, Reveals Patent

APPLE HAS FILED AN APPLICATION for a USA patent on a foldable electronic device with a flexible display back, a sign that the firm might be plotting to take on Samsung's long-rumoured flexible smartph...More..

Google fixes YouTube issue that caused excessive battery drain in iOS devices
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Google fixes YouTube issue that caused excessive battery drain in iOS devices

The previous version of the app would kill more than 10% battery life for every 15-minute clip, 9to5Mac explains . Whatever the case, Google has been promising a fix since the issue came to light. For many, ...More..

New Range Rover SVAutobiography brings new levels of luxury to popular SUV
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

New Range Rover SVAutobiography brings new levels of luxury to popular SUV

Regular long-wheelbase Rangies start at £112,900. Oh, and it may be a Range Rover, but don't expect people who buy this to be anxious about any of that off-road nonsense, even though we know it will be more t...More..

After sexualised videos of children, YouTube now returning disturbing auto-complete suggestions
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

After sexualised videos of children, YouTube now returning disturbing auto-complete suggestions

Comments from hundreds of paedophiles were posted alongside the videos, which appeared to have been uploaded by the children themselves, according to a Times investigation. Drinks company Diageo, owner of bra...More..

Facebook's AI Will Now Detect Suicidal Posts Before They're Reported
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Facebook's AI Will Now Detect Suicidal Posts Before They're Reported

Tools like these help reviewers understand whether someone may be in distress and get them help. Relying completely on artificial intelligence to flag posts with suicidal thoughts to human moderators instead ...More..

Demon's Souls Online Services Shutting Down Soon
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Demon's Souls Online Services Shutting Down Soon

This means that after February of next year, players will be unable to enjoy online co-op and invasions, write or read online-based hint messages, view other players' bloodstains, encounter wandering phantoms o...More..

City of Chicago sues Uber over 2016 data breach
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

City of Chicago sues Uber over 2016 data breach

What "assurances" were provided by the hackers to prove they did, in fact, delete the compromised data? The stolen data, which included email addresses, phone numbers, and driver's license numbers, was discov...More..

Destiny 2 players outraged at Bungie's lack of transparency regarding level rewards
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Destiny 2 players outraged at Bungie's lack of transparency regarding level rewards

Previously, XP would scale up or down depending on the activity that players were participating in. The trial will feature access to a good portion of the game's single player campaign, as well as its multipl...More..

India pre-orders for Oppo F5 6GB RAM variant are now live
by | Monday, November 27, 2017

India pre-orders for Oppo F5 6GB RAM variant are now live

This variant is only available in Black color. The Chinese company says the red variant will be available through Flipkart around December 9. While the OPPO F5 comes with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal sto...More..

Farfetch'd is now available worldwide in Pokemon Go for the first time
by | Monday, November 27, 2017

Farfetch'd is now available worldwide in Pokemon Go for the first time

The real prize, though, is Farfetch'd. Additionally, Kangaskhan - a Pokemon usually only available in Australia - will be made available to all Asia players for the same 48 hour period. Previous events, such as...More..

by | Monday, November 27, 2017

All Chromebooks can now download Microsoft Office from Google Play Store

Unfortunately this was not the case and only a few models received Office Suite. "We checked every Chrome OS device we have and can confirm they all show every Office app in the Play Store ready for downl...More..

Imgur Discloses Security Breach Affecting 1.7 Million Accounts
by | Monday, November 27, 2017

Imgur Discloses Security Breach Affecting 1.7 Million Accounts

Per ZDNet , this hack may be less of a reason for concern for numerous users involved as Imgur only collects email addresses and passwords, rather than any other personally identifiable information like physic...More..

Sony Xperia XZ and XZs now being updated to Android 8.0 Oreo
by | Sunday, November 26, 2017

Sony Xperia XZ and XZs now being updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

He says that the company is proud to announce Android 8.0 Oreo update for its users of Nokia 8 . The company had promised the customers at the launch event that it will push regular updates and security patche...More..

One Lost Bird Creates Entirely New Bird Species on Pacific Island
by | Sunday, November 26, 2017

One Lost Bird Creates Entirely New Bird Species on Pacific Island

It was larger and built differently than the few bird species native to the island, and it also sounded different. This happened because the cactus finch couldn't fly the long distance back home, so was forced ...More..

Good luck: The SNES Classic Edition will be restocked on November 25
by | Saturday, November 25, 2017

Good luck: The SNES Classic Edition will be restocked on November 25

Because Nintendo is Nintendo, and seemingly has an issue with providing all its customers with the appropriate power supply, the first batch of SNES Classics didn't come with a USB/Mains power adaptor. You won'...More..

Razer Phone Will Get Further Software Updates To Improve Camera
by | Saturday, November 25, 2017

Razer Phone Will Get Further Software Updates To Improve Camera

Starting today, customers in Singapore will be able to pre-order the Razer Phone through Singtel . Razer has been keeping a close watch on the reviews and has now promised that the camera shortcomings will...More..

Flowing sand, not water, left 'dark streaks' on Mars
by | Saturday, November 25, 2017

Flowing sand, not water, left 'dark streaks' on Mars

Alfred McEwen, HiRISE Principal Investigator at the University of Arizona , Tucson commented, "The RSL don't flow into shallower slopes, and the lengths of these are so closely correlated with the dynamic angl...More..

Millions of devices could be at risk from Intel Management Engine vulnerabilities
by | Friday, November 24, 2017

Millions of devices could be at risk from Intel Management Engine vulnerabilities

PC makers Dell and Lenovo have issued their own alerts on their respective websites encouraging users to install patches for the issues when they become available (unfortunately there's no ETA on those patc...More..

Infiniti QX50 2019 Luxury SUV Officially Unveiled during LA Auto Show
by | Friday, November 24, 2017

Infiniti QX50 2019 Luxury SUV Officially Unveiled during LA Auto Show

The image above shows what the QX50 - a rival for the Audi Q5 , BMW X3 and Mercedes GLC - will look like. Together with an all new body, Infiniti's new SUV brings with it the world's first production varia...More..

Nights getting brighter as light pollution is rising, say experts
by | Friday, November 24, 2017

Nights getting brighter as light pollution is rising, say experts

Now that the rebound effect has been identified the report authors hope that steps can be taken to curb light pollution. Researchers said on Wednesday satellite data showed that Earth's artificially lit outdo...More..

Elsagate: The disturbing YouTube trend that might be terrifying your children
by | Friday, November 24, 2017

Elsagate: The disturbing YouTube trend that might be terrifying your children

That report and the exposure of YouTube's tolerance of antisemitic videos led to a global advertising boycott by more than 250 companies, including Coca-Cola, Verizon and Toyota. It's also clamping down on ...More..

Vodafone offers 1GB data and unlimited calling at Rs 199
by | Friday, November 24, 2017

Vodafone offers 1GB data and unlimited calling at Rs 199

Vodafone has now rolled out a new prepaid plan for its customers in Delhi-NCR circle with unlimited calls across the country. According to TelecomTalk - who was the first one to report about the plan, this n...More..

Xiaomi teases 'Desh ka Smartphone'; entry level device expected
by | Friday, November 24, 2017

Xiaomi teases 'Desh ka Smartphone'; entry level device expected

But unlike Reliance, Xiaomi is expected to launch a smartphone instead of a feature phone. Last week, Manu Jain tweeted a photo from a village and told us that the Xiaomi India is planning a product tha...More..

Lost interstellar asteroid enters solar system
by | Friday, November 24, 2017

Lost interstellar asteroid enters solar system

The first asteroid observed visiting our Solar System from elsewhere isn't just unusual in its interstellar origin. This suggests that 'Oumuamua could have been travelling through space, unattached to any...More..

Shoppers lining up hours early for Black Friday deals
by | Friday, November 24, 2017

Shoppers lining up hours early for Black Friday deals

Deal analysts at Topic Reviews help shoppers find discounts on a host of products for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Walmart has rolled out the first of its early Black Friday 2017 deals available to sho...More..

YouTube Returns To Amazon Echo Show AI Assistant Following UI Dispute
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

YouTube Returns To Amazon Echo Show AI Assistant Following UI Dispute

You will be getting two controllers for some Alexa-oriented extravaganza. An Echo speaker will accompany them. If you're looking to pick up an Echo Show this year, you'll likely want to swing by Best Bu...More..

Nokia 2 will go on sale for Rs
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Nokia 2 will go on sale for Rs

The phone runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and promises Android 8.0 Oreo update soon. This is the first smartphone in this budget segment to come with a Google Assistant. There's a 5-inch LTPS display which bea...More..