Electronics


Xbox One Update Comes with Intelligent Delivery Features
- September 20, 2017

Well, now it's time to take the controller into your own hands and play the powerhouse console for yourself (if you're in Sydney, that is). Microsoft and Turn 10 has released the standard shiny auto porn-filled Forza Motorsport 7 launch trailer today, showcasing the latest entry in the flagship racing series, due to release for Xbox One and Windows 10 next month. (more...)
Fortnite Fortnite "configuration error" allowed cross-play between Xbox One and PS4
- September 19, 2017

What's more is that the Reddit user switched to his Xbox One to look up zCypher Nine on Xbox's network, only to find that he/she did indeed exist there. People playing Epic's Fortnite on consoles recently were surprised to discover a new feature had been quietly added to the game: the ability to play with gamers on other consoles. (more...)
This Illegal Piracy Site is This Illegal Piracy Site is "Borrowing" Visitors' Computers to Mine Cryptocurrency
- September 19, 2017

But when you run a pirate website and provide access to films and a whole host of other copyrighted media to the masses, advertising is not a suitable source of revenue . According to Filip Truta from Hot For Security, Coinhive uses Monero blockchain technology that users can run directly on their browsers and generate XMR for Pirate Bay in exchange for no ads. (more...)
Senate Republicans still 1 vote short on Wisconsin budget Senate Republicans still 1 vote short on Wisconsin budget
- September 17, 2017

Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald has said he doesn't have enough votes to get the budget out of his chamber and ship it to Walker. Stephen Nass, R-Whitewater, said he wants to see a January 1 effective date to repeal the state's prevailing wage requirement. (more...)
Servers to Come Down Today to Bring Leviathan Raid Online Servers to Come Down Today to Bring Leviathan Raid Online
- September 15, 2017

The Destiny 2 Leviathan Raid has a September 13 release date and a 6pm start time in the UK. Along with that general spike in difficulty, Nightfalls also now have two new features that they didn't back in Destiny 1: a timer, which ticks down from fifteen minutes and means you fail when it hits zero; and a rotating "Burn". (more...)
Google's billboard hints at October 4 reveal date for Pixel 2 series Google's billboard hints at October 4 reveal date for Pixel 2 series
- September 15, 2017

What Google wants users to "stay tuned" for is the Pixel 2, the sequel to the Google Pixel . In the meantime, have you contacted Google about your Nexus 6P? That couldn't get any more obvious unless Google just came out and said it was the Pixel 2 . (more...)
Nintendo Is Giving The NES Classic An Extra Life In 2018 Nintendo Is Giving The NES Classic An Extra Life In 2018
- September 13, 2017

Speaking at the time, the company said: "Throughout April, [ Nintendo of America] territories will receive the last shipments of Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition systems for this year". It seemed Nintendo managed to underestimate the demand for their compact console back in 2016, because at launch the NES Classic became nearly impossible to get a hold of, leaving many potential buyers frustrated and NES-less. (more...)
Volkswagen Group to offer electrified versions of all its models by 2030 Volkswagen Group to offer electrified versions of all its models by 2030
- September 13, 2017

The result is plenty of interior space - so the concept version is an eight-seater. It will also feature the CleanAir system that has been newly developed by Volkswagen. The menu provides information on the quality of the air in the auto and on the system's current activity. Powering the I.D. Crozz II is said to be two electric motors, one for each axle which allows it to have an all-wheel drive system. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro launched with 15.6-inch display, Windows 10 Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro launched with 15.6-inch display, Windows 10
- September 12, 2017

The flagship notebook also features a built-in fingerprint scanner embedded into the trackpad. This will be Xiaomi's second outing in the Notebook space, after the company launched the successful Mi Notebook Air in 2016. Let us begin with the display - the Xiaomi Notebook Pro comes out into the markets with a 15.6 inched display , which is protected with a Gorilla Glass 3. (more...)
Bungie Responds to Destiny 2 Fan Criticism Over Shaders Bungie Responds to Destiny 2 Fan Criticism Over Shaders
- September 08, 2017

The second is via opening Bright Engrams , Destiny 2's loot chests, and crossing your fingers for a little help from RNJesus. Maybe you wanted a yellow hue instead of a blue one (or whatever else). Smith also makes it clear that Bungie wants the shaders, which are exclusive to different destinations and activities in the game, to be an extra driving force to encourage players to be playing more activities on a regular basis. (more...)
Obama on Trump's DACA Decision: 'To Target These Young People Is Wrong' Obama on Trump's DACA Decision: 'To Target These Young People Is Wrong'
- September 07, 2017

Politico reported on Sunday that Trump has already chose to end the program with a six-month delay, but that decision has not been officially announced yet. Such a decision by the US President, is expected to draw widespread criticism including those from his own Republican party, news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported, adding that the move is likely to impact some 750,00 undocumented workers including more than 7,000 Indian-Americans. (more...)
Microsoft Photos is back, Story Remix leaves the scene Microsoft Photos is back, Story Remix leaves the scene
- September 06, 2017

Thanks to Microsoft's pledge, the watchdog said, the company is "obliged to avoid placing installation data for new operating systems on Windows users' hard drives without their permission". Microsoft set itself ambitious targets for Windows 10 adoption. What this doesn't mean, though, is that you have to buy a mixed reality camera. (more...)
Battlefield 1: In the Name of the Tsar DLC Release Date Announced Battlefield 1: In the Name of the Tsar DLC Release Date Announced
- September 01, 2017

It will also introduce the Hussars, and the Russian Army, alongside HDR10 support for those will suitable televisions and appropriately featured games-playing devices. Play the In the Name of the Tsar content today and get early access to all other unreleased expansions with Battlefield 1 Revolution* . After all, it did win the award for best add-on/DLC at Gamescom. (more...)
Apple covers more enterprise bases, teams up with Accenture Apple covers more enterprise bases, teams up with Accenture
- August 30, 2017

Apple has taken another step closer to cementing its position as a leading player across the enterprise, after striking an iOS partnership with Accenture . Accenture will also help customers migrate from legacy applications onto more modern iOS software. The Apple Watch doesn't support some of the features presently which points to the likelihood of the icons being included on the OS because of the Apple Watch companion app. (more...)
Sarahah has been uploading your address book without permission Sarahah has been uploading your address book without permission
- August 29, 2017

The app, however, does require permission and user consent to upload data from the devices to its servers. Are you using the app and if yes, what are your thoughts on the app collecting your contacts? According to Julian's testing, if users were not to access the Sarahah app for a few days, it pushes contacts data all over again when rebooted. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi 5X may launch on September 5 in India Xiaomi Mi 5X may launch on September 5 in India
- August 29, 2017

On the front, the Mi 5X features a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter with real-time beautification for capturing better selfies . At the rear, there are two 12-megapixel cameras with phase detection autofocus and dual-LED flash. As well as its first Android one smart phone from the Chinese giant. Also with New MIUI 9 OS. Regarding availability, the Mi 5X should go for sale via the official online store of Xiaomi alongside Amazon.in or Flipkart. (more...)
Facebook users worldwide face problems accessing and using social network Facebook users worldwide face problems accessing and using social network
- August 27, 2017

Some users received messages saying that there was a "temporary problem with this post", or an issue with a URL, and to try again in a few minutes. Facebook was inoperative for many users, with thousands reporting they couldn't access the social media site on Saturday. (more...)
Stocks Rise as Yellen Omits Policy from Jackson Hole Address Stocks Rise as Yellen Omits Policy from Jackson Hole Address
- August 27, 2017

Yellen and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi are due to speak on Friday. During his campaign he frequently took aim at the Fed, accusing it of keeping interest rates low to benefit President Barack Obama. Yellen laid out a defense of Dodd-Frank and other financial regulations . He directed the Treasury Department to review the legislation for possible changes but no substantive policy proposals have yet emerged and bank profits have been robust. (more...)
Jay Z's MASSIVE A-list backstage operation at V Festival is impressive Jay Z's MASSIVE A-list backstage operation at V Festival is impressive
- August 21, 2017

Leading a tribute to Chester Bennington , the rapper performed a version of Linkin Park's "Numb". "Please make some noise so he can he can hear you all the way in heaven tonight!" The rapper performed " Numb/Encore ", a track from " Collision Course ", to a packed crowd at V Festival in England who helped by singing along. (more...)
Trump kills Manufacturing Council as CEOs pull out Trump kills Manufacturing Council as CEOs pull out
- August 21, 2017

Also pictured is Kenneth Frazier (R) CEO of Merck & Company. In January, his ban on travel from certain Muslim-majority countries drew criticism from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Starbucks boss Howard Schultz, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, Apple's Tim Cook and many, many others . (more...)