Electronics


NBA Live 18 will be the first game to introduce WNBA teams NBA Live 18 will be the first game to introduce WNBA teams
- August 04, 2017

There's a WNBA play mode where video gamers can pit two WNBA teams against each other with authentic jerseys, rosters and courts. Like the NBA players, the team behind NBA Live 18 did head scans of major players, including Maya Moore , Brittney Griner , Diana Taurasi , Tina Charles , Sylvia Fowles , Alisha Gray, Chelsea Gray , Jonquel Jones , and Alyssa Thomas . (more...)
Meet the Leader 8: Samsung's high-end, dual-display Android flip phone Meet the Leader 8: Samsung's high-end, dual-display Android flip phone
- August 04, 2017

Furthermore, the phone has a 12 Megapixel of Primary camera along with a 5 Megapixel of front facing camera for selfies and video calling. When taken in conjunction with the 4GB of RAM as well as the 64GB of internal storage (expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card), the new device will be a superb performer. (more...)
PS4 Firmware Update 4.73 Is Available to Download Now PS4 Firmware Update 4.73 Is Available to Download Now
- August 03, 2017

The Japanese tech giant recorded $1.43 billion in profit in the three-month period ending June 30, 2.8 times more than it did in the same quarter a year ago. While the former is ahead of Microsoft in terms of technology that it employs in its commercial offerings, VR may not necessarily push it ahead of the competitors. (more...)
UK Home Secretary says UK Home Secretary says "real people" don't care about end-to-end encryption
- August 03, 2017

But it is important to remember that behind these discussions about technology lies our determination to protect people - from being radicalised and from being the victims of a terrorist attack. 'But the reality is different. The tech companies also responded to massive consumer demand for more secure systems when the extent of government spying became clear. (more...)
Unlimited data takes its toll on United States 4G speeds Unlimited data takes its toll on United States 4G speeds
- August 03, 2017

AT&T , which also introduced an unlimited data plan early this year, saw data speeds drop by 1Mbps. A week after testing firm Rootmetrics crowned Verizon as the fastest network, and dismissed concerns about the impact of new unlimited data plans, a different testing firm has come to completely different conclusions. (more...)
Plex introduces Live TV Broadcasts and DVR Support in Android devices Plex introduces Live TV Broadcasts and DVR Support in Android devices
- August 03, 2017

So, as an example, someone with an OTA digital antenna could use this new Plex feature to pause a live show, then restart it again ten minutes later. If this wasn't awesome enough, Plex is also supporting the ability to time-travel (pause/play, rewind, and fast forward) through Live TV meaning no more waiting for commercials. (more...)
Paytm plans messaging service to rival WhatsApp Paytm plans messaging service to rival WhatsApp
- August 03, 2017

By introducing the messaging feature, PayTm could be zooming in to create a one-stop-shop kind of platform where one can chat, transfer money, pay bills, book tickets, shop, make investments and do a lot more. Citing sources, the report adds that the new functionality will allow users to share text, video, and images on Paytm app. According to the report of February, WhatsApp had about 200 million monthly active users in India. (more...)
Congress alleges IT misuse to influence RS polls, government denies
- August 03, 2017

A team of Income Tax officials, along with personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), arrived this morning at the Eagleton Golf Resort where 44 Congress lawmakers have been staying for four days. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that the BJP is using the income tax department for its "political conspiracies". "The search is the continuation of an investigation which has been in progress for a considerable period of time", the IT department said. (more...)
Apple Soars to Record After Signaling Resilient IPhone Demand Apple Soars to Record After Signaling Resilient IPhone Demand
- August 03, 2017

Elsewhere, iPhone sales remained largely flat during the third quarter, with shipments up two per cent year on year to 41 million. Apple is expected to smash previous records with the release of the iPhone 8 , with demand becoming pent up among eager consumers. (more...)
IBM Research Centre presents high-density magnetic tape IBM Research Centre presents high-density magnetic tape
- August 03, 2017

The tape storage is now the most secure, energy efficient and cost effectivesolution for storing large amounts of archive data as well as applications such as Big Data and cloud computing, according to IBM. This low-friction lubricant not only reduces friction between the tape surface and magnetic head, but also features a highly durable bond between the lubricant and magnetic layer of the tape. (more...)
Microsoft unveils updated Xbox One Wireless Adaptor for PC, new controllers Microsoft unveils updated Xbox One Wireless Adaptor for PC, new controllers
- August 03, 2017

The latest revision of the Xbox Wireless Adapter offers a smaller factor, while seemingly dropping support for Windows 7 and Windows 8. The new design is some 66% smaller than the first buggy stick and has more of a softer look to it than the squared-off original. (more...)
PSA completes Opel/Vauxhall deal PSA completes Opel/Vauxhall deal
- August 02, 2017

According to newly appointed Opel CEO Michael Lohscheller (who replaces former boss Karl-Thomas Neumann), the brnd has set itself a target to return to profitability by 2020. The goal is to generate a positive operational free cash flow by 2020 as well as an operating margin of two percent by 2020 and six percent by 2026. Only hints of the agreement between Groupe PSA and GM have been revealed - some of them in filings to the US Securities and Investments Commission - to say how the European ... (more...)
Game of Thrones fan theories that will blow your mind (spoilers, duh!)
- August 02, 2017

Here are the top three fan theories you need to hear following the show's third episode. Warning: moderate spoilers ahead! Meanwhile, some characters that many thought were down and out haven't been. And the Queen Cersei says, "My only venture at this moment is re-establishing control over this continent and every person on it". Jaime, her twin brother and lover is also her younger sibling. (more...)
How Hackers Broke Into US Voting Machines in Less Than 2 Hours How Hackers Broke Into US Voting Machines in Less Than 2 Hours
- August 02, 2017

At the DEF CON conference in Las Vegas this past weekend, conference attendees demonstrated just how terrifyingly easy it is to hack into the United States' voting systems, something that particularly resonates in light of potential Russian interference in last year's presidential elections. (more...)
[Report] Facebook is working on a video chat device [Report] Facebook is working on a video chat device
- August 02, 2017

As for looks, it's thought to feature a thin, vertical stand that holds up the 13- or 15-inch (diagonally) touchscreen. The device is said to be in testing at the moment, including "in people's homes", despite still being in the prototype phase. (more...)
Sony drops $143M for majority stake in 'Dragon Ball Z' distributor Sony drops $143M for majority stake in 'Dragon Ball Z' distributor
- August 02, 2017

The deal values Funimation, which was founded in 1994, at around $150 million. Gen Fukunaga, CEO of Funimation, will retain a minority stake in the business and remain CEO. The company already owns Aniplex, an anime production company which subsidizes A-1 Pictures ( Fairy Tail, Sword Art Online ). In addition to " Dragon Ball Z " and " One Piece ", Funimation offers other titles such as " My Hero Academia " and " Attack on Titan " on its FunimationNOW subscription streaming service. (more...)
Apple (AAPL) Q3 iPhone Sales Up 2%, 41 Million Units Sold Apple (AAPL) Q3 iPhone Sales Up 2%, 41 Million Units Sold
- August 02, 2017

Guidant Wealth Advisors' holdings in Apple were worth $197,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. The company recently named its first head of China, Isabel Ge Mahe, and has worked to make China-specific changes to its next mobile operating system in hopes it can regain momentum ther e. (more...)
PLAYERUNKNOWN Tops Steam Player Counts for a Non-Valve Game PLAYERUNKNOWN Tops Steam Player Counts for a Non-Valve Game
- August 02, 2017

That is super impressive for a game to do that well on Steam in such a small amount of time . When the news of these microtransactions first hit, Reddit and other community sites blew up with accusations that Greene and Bluehole were money hungry and going against their promises. (more...)
Everyone can download Windows 10 Creators Update now Everyone can download Windows 10 Creators Update now
- August 02, 2017

The work is already apace. Dubbed Eye Control in Windows 10 , the new feature will require hardware like Tobii's Eye Tracker 4C. One of the benefits of it falling out of beta will be that Microsoft will start providing product support, he explained. (more...)
BioWare Montreal to Merge With Motive Studios BioWare Montreal to Merge With Motive Studios
- August 02, 2017

EA has confirmed that BioWare Montreal, the studio behind Andromeda , is officially merging with EA Motive. The development studio that has produced the majority of Mass Effect Andromeda , Bioware Montreal, is being merged with Motive Studios, another subsidiary of Electronic Arts. (more...)