Electronics


Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered getting standalone release, hitting PS4 first Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered getting standalone release, hitting PS4 first
- June 24, 2017

If you were disappointed by that, then cheer up, because Activision has just announced that Modern Warfare Remastered will get a standalone release. One of the all-time greatest Call of Duty titleswill be available as a standalone game next week. Alternatively, the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare legacy bundle is only $51.99 on Amazon - which includes Call of Duty Modern Warfare Remastered and Infinite Warfare , if you don't want to wait until the 27th. (more...)
SpaceX kicks off rocket launch double feature
- June 24, 2017

This rocket will be carrying an Iridium communications satellite into orbit. He's been trying to get the company to a point where it can reuse things like the rocket's main stage, or the payload fairing (the cone at the top) instead of building a new rocket for each new launch. (more...)
Netflix Unveils Their First Poster Bringing The Defenders Together Netflix Unveils Their First Poster Bringing The Defenders Together
- June 23, 2017

However, now, as Deadline reports, Netflix has finally unveiled the first official poster for The Defenders which sees all four members of the team together and looking less than impressed. It'll be less than a month before the series debuts so maybe we'll even get a chance to see the pilot in the panel if we're lucky. The lead-up to the premiere of Marvel's The Defenders on Netflix has mostly focused on how cool three of the four main characters are (and also Danny, I guess). (more...)
Microsoft Wants To Bring Xbox Emulation Onto The PC
- June 23, 2017

During E3 this year, Microsoft released it's the latest console, The Xbox One X . While the unveiling was highly anticipated - it met with a very mixed response, with most wondering if this console is worth the 100$ price difference between The Xbox One X and the PS4 Pro - especially considering the fact that both consoles are running the latest games with generally the same graphical results. (more...)
Taylor Swift to Spotify: You belong with me Taylor Swift to Spotify: You belong with me
- June 23, 2017

Can it possibly just be a coincidence that Taylor Swift puts her entire back catalog on Spotify on the same day that Katy Perry's Witness is released? Or perhaps the pop star is preparing to release a new album and wants everyone to be humming the tune to "22" in their head before she releases it. (more...)
How IT should prep for Apple's public OS betas
- June 23, 2017

Dictation - iOS dev Beta 2 has added support for Hindi Dictation. So with the next development generation of iOS now underway, we will start to see new features and bug fixes. Before downloading the iOS 11 Beta 2, back up your files on iTunes . Dock improvements . As expected, Apple now lets you configure how the right side of the Dock works on iPad; you may recall that I complained it was just a dumb most-recently-used set of app icons. (more...)
Open-World Dynasty Warriors 9 New Trailer And Combat Details Revealed Open-World Dynasty Warriors 9 New Trailer And Combat Details Revealed
- June 23, 2017

Setting out to complete various objectives, players will utilize an unprecedented world map to navigate and traverse a variety of different landscapes ranging from vast plains to snow-covered peaks presented with dynamic day/night and weather cycles. (more...)
ZTE Nubia M2 Play announced with wide-angle selfie camera ZTE Nubia M2 Play announced with wide-angle selfie camera
- June 22, 2017

The smartphone ZTE Nubia M2 Play looks like a flagship model, but it has characteristics comparable to the current middle class. Other features include Bluetooth 4.0 and dual-band 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi. As for the storage , the device offers 32GB internal storage which can be expanded via microSD card. The phone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat layered with the company's proprietary Nubia UI 5.0 and it has support for DTS surround sound for enhanced audio quality. (more...)
Tatas eye majority stake in Air India
- June 22, 2017

Diversified conglomerate Tata Group is contemplating to buy the heavily debt-ridden state-run carrier Air India from the government in partnership with Singapore Airlines, a leading daily reported on Wednesday citing unidentified sources. (more...)
Snapchat Announces Snap Map Snapchat Announces Snap Map
- June 22, 2017

The Snap Map should be rolling out to iOS and Android users in the next update. The Map features also lets you click on a friend's Bitmoji to chat live and see what they're up to. A user's location won't be shared if they've stopped using the app for several hours. This opens the Snap Map. Snap has a huge database of user-submitted photos and videos, and the company wants you to view those more so it can show you more ads and increase time spent on the app. (more...)
Sega Releases Free Classic Console Games Sega Releases Free Classic Console Games
- June 22, 2017

Sega Forever is free to download and ad-supported, but you're given the option of losing the ads by depositing $2 per game . The titles support controllers , cloud saves, and do feature leaderboards, allowing you to showoff the skills you've been honing for the past decades. (more...)
Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick steps aside indefinitely
- June 22, 2017

The company has been under fire since February, when a former site reliability engineer, Susan Fowler , levelled numerous allegations of sexism against her former superiors in a lengthy blog post. 'Uber should take steps to provide clear guidelines about acceptable and unacceptable uses of alcohol and strictly prohibit the use of controlled substances, including prohibiting consumption of alcohol during core work hours and prohibiting consumption of non-prescription controlled substances ... (more...)
Tesla hires Andrej Karpathy to lead AI and Autopilot Vision Tesla hires Andrej Karpathy to lead AI and Autopilot Vision
- June 22, 2017

Lattner joined Tesla after leaving Apple in January. Tesla describes Karpathy as "one of the world's leading experts in computer vision and deep learning". Lattner was assuming the responsibilities of Jinnah Hosein, who had been serving as both VP of Autopilot software and VP of SpaceX software. Tech Crunch has learned that Karpathy will henceforth serve as Director of AI and Autopilot Vision at Tesla and work closely with Keller. (more...)
Lenovo shows off new concept laptop with foldable screen Lenovo shows off new concept laptop with foldable screen
- June 22, 2017

Although the analogy behind removing the trackpad is still unclear, the laptop includes a new medium for directing commands and the users would be able to "Speak to the laptop". According to Lenovo, the laptop concept will also be "always connected, always on,", with the ability to communicate on multiple inputs methods. Sadly, the concept graphic shown at the event is just a rendering and doesn't even exist as a working prototype. (more...)
Pillars of Eternity coming to PS4 and Xbox One Pillars of Eternity coming to PS4 and Xbox One
- June 22, 2017

The PlayStation 4 version is now in development at Tantalus Media who is known for its involvement in the development of the Xbox One port of the game as well as the Nintendo Switch versions of the games Rime and Sonic Mania. Bring education, healthcare and safety to your citizens. The game introduces new mechanics to make emotions even more realistic and the difficulties of creating and maintaining a real city even more realistic and offer high levels of customization. (more...)
Kia tops new car quality survey for second straight year Kia tops new car quality survey for second straight year
- June 22, 2017

The 2017 IQS is based on responses from almost 80,000 purchasers and lessees of new 2017 model-year vehicles surveyed after 90 days of ownership. "Today, the answer is loud and clear as Kia owns the top spot for the second straight year with more 2017 segment award winners than any other nameplate", said Michael Sprague, chief operating officer and EVP, Kia Motors America. (more...)
Final Fantasy XV's Episode Prompto DLC Gets a Trailer Final Fantasy XV's Episode Prompto DLC Gets a Trailer
- June 21, 2017

The upcoming piece of downloadable content focuses on Prompto as we delve into his backstory before the events of the main game . Releasing along with Episode Prompto is the Regalia Type D update , which will give players the chance to customize the vehicle for some off-road experience. (more...)
Mozilla launches its privacy-protecting Firefox Focus web browser on Android Mozilla launches its privacy-protecting Firefox Focus web browser on Android
- June 21, 2017

Firefox Focus was launched in November a year ago for devices running iOS. With Firefox Focus , privacy and ad-tracker blocking are automatic. Its default search engine is Yahoo, but, fortunately, users can change it to Google or the engine of their choice. (more...)
Hitman's Prologue can be yours for free Hitman's Prologue can be yours for free
- June 21, 2017

You can grab it now for PC via Steam , Xbox One and PlayStation 4 . "I'm proud to announce that our first hello as an independent studio is to invite all gamers to play the beginning of Hitman for free", said Hakan Abrak, CEO at IO Interactive. (more...)
Get an Overwatch Golden Loot Box Free with Twitch Prime Get an Overwatch Golden Loot Box Free with Twitch Prime
- June 21, 2017

The deal will see Twitch get streaming rights to some Blizzard e-sports games, like " Overwatch " and 'Hearthstone , ' in addition to game content for Twitch Prime subscribers. For more information visit www.twitchprime.com . The video streaming platform and the game developer and publisher announced a two-year partnership on Tuesday. (more...)