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Sonic Mania releases this August, available for pre-order today Sonic Mania releases this August, available for pre-order today
- May 31, 2017

The retro-inspired platformer will launch for Switch and other platforms on August 15, for US$19.99/C$25.99. Sonic Mania is set to be the game that gets the series back on the right track, returning to its roots with a 2D adventure that old-school fans will recognize immediately. (more...)
Android Pay to launch in Canada on May 31 Android Pay to launch in Canada on May 31
- May 25, 2017

While it's up there close to Visa and Mastercard acceptance levels, it's not quite there - but it's certainly above American Express's permeation. Russian Federation becomes the 11th country where Android Pay can be used, joining the US, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, Poland, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, Japan, and Belgium. (more...)
Lawmaker apologizes for calling for lynching Lawmaker apologizes for calling for lynching
- May 23, 2017

A MS lawmaker has apologized for saying Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments, only after his comment sparked broad condemnation in both states. Gunn has supported removal of the Confederate battle emblem from the MS state flag, but has said he can not get enough support from the Republican House lawmakers. (more...)
TPK hikes 3D Touch price for iPhone with OLED, says paper TPK hikes 3D Touch price for iPhone with OLED, says paper
- May 22, 2017

Leaks, rumours, renders and mock-ups have been flying all over the net with new ones popping up every second day. But there's also a rumour that there'll be a third special edition model - dubbed the iPhone 8 - that will be launched in celebration of the iPhone's 10th anniversary. (more...)
Get ready for a VR browsing experience with Daydream Euphrates Get ready for a VR browsing experience with Daydream Euphrates
- May 20, 2017

These standalone headsets will aim to utilize the convenience afforded by portable smartphone VR without the current constrictions holding back consumers like lack of physical space or incompatible software specs. "It works by using a handful of sensors on the device that are looking out into your surroundings, and that means it works everywhere, there's no set-up and no cameras to install", said Bavor. (more...)
Google poised to roll out arsenal of services, gadgets
- May 18, 2017

Google has reportedly been working on the headset for more than a year. Google wants to bring Android to more people around the world. Same that for the copy-less pasting framework that Google prodded some days back. Google says that the color of the Notification Dot will actually respond to the color of the app icon as well. Google's CEO Sundar Pichai will be announcing all during his 90-minute keynote at 6pm United Kingdom time, which will be live-streamed here. (more...)
Volvo first to commit to Android-powered infotainment system Volvo first to commit to Android-powered infotainment system
- May 17, 2017

A preview of [Volvo's and Audi's] systems will be on display at Google I/O this week.If you are attending in person, see you there! Earlier today, we reported that Volvo is switching to Android as the basis for its next-generation infotainment systems, and now Audi is also joining in on the fun . (more...)
Snap Inc (SNAP) Earns Buy Rating from Drexel Hamilton Snap Inc (SNAP) Earns Buy Rating from Drexel Hamilton
- May 17, 2017

In fact, while some traders sold shares, others placed bets that the stock would fall even further. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Snap in a report on Thursday. Snap (NYSE:SNAP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 10th. The company reported $2.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.34 by $0.05. (more...)
HTC launches HTC U11: Snapdragon 835, no headphone jack HTC launches HTC U11: Snapdragon 835, no headphone jack
- May 17, 2017

With 64GB of internal storage , users have also plenty of storage for their files. This so-called " Edge Sense " technology is without a doubt a standout feature . The HTC U11 also comes with a fingerprint sensor, camera-based face detection and a sensor hub for activity tracking. The HTC U11 comes with U-sonic headphones. (more...)
At least 74 countries affected in 'biggest ever' cyberattack At least 74 countries affected in 'biggest ever' cyberattack
- May 15, 2017

The ministry said technicians had stopped the attack and were updating the department's "antivirus defence systems", according to the Times . "So they no longer get the security updates they should be". Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion. The infected computer screens demand payment for the data to be released. The attack was first reported in Sweden, Britain and France. (more...)
Microsoft Azure DocumentDB Evolves Into Cosmos DB Microsoft Azure DocumentDB Evolves Into Cosmos DB
- May 13, 2017

But what's most important about Cosmos DB is not where it's coming from, but where it's heading-and how it may be taking a sizable slice of the cloud-native database world with it. Microsoft is also opening up the tech that supports its AI development to developers by adding 29 new cognitive computing services into the Microsoft Cognitive Services suite. (more...)
Massive Ransomware Hack Hits Windows Users Worldwide
- May 13, 2017

However, there was no immediate information on what companies in India were affected in the cyberattack. ANSSI has been investigating a hacking attack and document leaks targeting French President-elect Emmanuel Macron's election campaign. (more...)
Nintendo Reveals Scheduled Events For E3 2017 Nintendo Reveals Scheduled Events For E3 2017
- May 12, 2017

Alongside its Treehouse and hands on sessions, Nintendo will also be running two livestreamed game tournaments from the show floor. Other playable games include ARMS , and Splatoon 2 , and both will be featured in their own invitational tournaments at the Nintendo E3 booth. (more...)
BMW officially teases 8 Series Coupe BMW officially teases 8 Series Coupe
- May 12, 2017

The 8 series will be based on BMW's 7-series range-topping sedan and will fill the gap between the 7 series and BMW Group's Rolls-Royce Wraith in the "150,000 euros-plus" range (about $165,000), according to company sources. The 225d and M240i xDrive variants of both the Coupe and Convertible link up as standard with the eight-speed Steptronic Sport version of the automatic, which offers a steering wheel-mounted manual shift function. (more...)
Google Fuchsia OS for smartphone to have split screen mode
- May 10, 2017

This particular OS will run a kind Vulkan-based graphical interface called Escher which will be used heavily for 120fps visuals and renderings, especially in adapting to Google's material design. Armadillo has been built in Google's Flutter SDK that serves as a creator for cross-platform code running on multiple operating systems like Android and iOS. (more...)
Here Comes the Harmon Kardon Invoke
- May 09, 2017

With Skype integration, you can make calls to cellphones, landlines and other Skype-enabled devices. According to a new teaser page on Harman Kardon's website , it will introduce its Invoke smart speaker powered by Cortana sometime this fall. (more...)
Qualcomm Wants to Block Apple From Importing iPhones Into the US Qualcomm Wants to Block Apple From Importing iPhones Into the US
- May 05, 2017

Qualcomm is furious at Apple over its decision to stop making royalty payments, and so it will now seek an import ban on iPhone devices into the U.S. Apple's iPhones which are largely manufactured in Asia, could be banned from entering the US. That's both the price and the business terms. The move comes months after Apple had accused the California chip-maker of abusing its market power to demand unfair royalties in January. (more...)
PlayStation 5 Could Launch in 2018 PlayStation 5 Could Launch in 2018
- May 05, 2017

For a limited time, both retailers are throwing in the PlayStation 4 Camera with purchase of the core PlayStation VR headset, which now goes for $399. Come what may, it will be interesting to see how successful Project Scorpio with its high-octane GPU turns out to be in bridging the enormous gap with Sony when it comes to sales figures. (more...)
Hot Samsung Galaxy S8 Deals to Keep an Eye On
- May 05, 2017

Samsung Galaxy launch history indicates that the Samsung Galaxy S7 is the most used Samsung smartphone. The phablet is believed to arrive with some new and exciting features to give an all new user experience. The device is expected to feature 6.4-inch Infinity display with a front facing speaker beneath the display . Previously, Samsung offered a free Gear VR headset with S8 preorders, but that promotion ended on April 20. (more...)
You just can not miss these sizzling pictures of Katrina Kaif
- May 04, 2017

Mario had earlier shot several global celebs like Britney Spears, Blake Lively, Kristen Stewart, Selena Gomez, Kendall Jenner and Cindy Crawford for the Towel Series. The images are dripping with sex appeal and seems like Sushant Singh is on his way to become the next global poster boy for India! Talking about films, Sushant Singh Rajput will next be seen in " Raabta " opposite Kriti Sanon. (more...)