Tuesday August 22-nd, 2017

VW re-imagines the '60s Microbus with this new, all-electric van VW re-imagines the '60s Microbus with this new, all-electric van

BUZZ concept auto - an electric version of the VW Microbus - at the Detroit Show in early 2017. Volkswagen made the mass-production announcement at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in California. The company is reinventing its...

Watch Star Wars Battlefront 2 multiplayer space combat in action Watch Star Wars Battlefront 2 multiplayer space combat in action

This actually looks pretty good and it may be worth picking the game up for this alone. Ready to jump into the cockpit of a speedy TIE Interceptor or nimble A-wing? While the Star Wars films and shows have given fans new stories while expandi...

Coolpad launches gaming smartphone for Indian market Coolpad launches gaming smartphone for Indian market

The Coolpad Cool M7 design has the resemblance of iPhone . Coming to optics, the Coolpad Cool M7 bears a 12-megapixel Sony IMX362 rear camera sensor tagged with f/1.8 aperture, and dual-tone LED flash . It has 4000 mAh, non-removable Li-P...

Xiaomi's Mi Mix 2 could feature 3D facial recognition Xiaomi's Mi Mix 2 could feature 3D facial recognition

He shared a clip on his Facebook (see below) showing a "Conceptual Product Design WIP [work in progress]" for the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, which has much thinner bezels than the one before it. While the Mi Mix can lay no substantial claim to being the fi...

Trump defends Confederate statues, berates his critics Trump defends Confederate statues, berates his critics

Despite the party's talk of inclusiveness and minority outreach, it's clear white fears continue to resonate with many in the GOP base. Trump blamed the violence on not just the white nationalist rally organizers but the anti-racism counter-pro...

Quake Champions Enters Early Access Soon, Adds DOOM Slayer Quake Champions Enters Early Access Soon, Adds DOOM Slayer

The $29.99 is technically the "Champions' Pack," which includes all the game's current and future characters, an Early Access-exclusive skin for a character, and three loot crates. First and foremost is a brand new champion in the form of Doom's...

Floods hit train services in northeast Floods hit train services in northeast

The deluge has affected almost 98 lakh people in 16 districts, forced postponement of examination and cancellation of trains, officials of state disaster management department said. In India´s worst hit Bihar state the death toll reached 153 follow...

Yakuza 6 Western Release Date Confirmed Yakuza 6 Western Release Date Confirmed

To commemorate the launch, Yakuza 6: The Song of Life is getting two special editions when it launches. According to Sega, anyone that pre-orders the game or buys at release will receive a "Launch edition" that includes a hardcover artbook that w...

New exploit for iOS 10.3 will allow iOS Downgrade for jail New exploit for iOS 10.3 will allow iOS Downgrade for jail

This feature is referred to as the "cop button" and it was first discovered by Twitter users in the latest iOS 11 public beta . The new feature ensures that the Touch ID is temporarily disabled only when user decides to disable it in emergency s...

EFF criticizes tech companies for exiling neo-Nazi website EFF criticizes tech companies for exiling neo-Nazi website

Russian authorities have been increasingly fining and even imprisoning social media users under a vague law against extremism, but many of these people have been convicted for criticising Russia's intervention in Ukraine. "'What about this site?"...

Black Mirror Revives Gothic Horror This November Black Mirror Revives Gothic Horror This November

Finally, the developers made a decision to reveal exactly what the game is and it seems to be a reboot of the classic point-and-click adventure game, The Black Mirror from 2003. The point-and-click gameplay of the original trilogy served as the bas...

Apple Reportedly Setting Aside $1 Billion For Hollywood Programming Apple Reportedly Setting Aside $1 Billion For Hollywood Programming

Currently, Apple has Planet of the Apps and Carpool Karaoke but neither are exactly killing it. In comparison, Netflix is expected to spend about $ 6 billion this year. With the funds, Apple could procure and produce up to 10 television s...

Pokemon Go Legendary Raids: Mewtwo Debuts! Pokemon Go Legendary Raids: Mewtwo Debuts!

Don't worry, Niantic has got your back. Mewtwo is the first Pokémon that Trainers will be able to face in Exclusive Raid Battles , but other powerful Pokémon may also start to hatch from the Raid Eggs found at Exclusive Raid Battles over the...

Brendan Rodgers hails Brendan Rodgers hails "brilliant" Celtic after rout of Astana

It was a brilliant performance. "They are very strong so we don't have time or any excuse". "We are seeing that development and it is great to see young Scottish players in particular having that composure, quality, hunger and desire to play the ...

Alleged Microsoft memo says Surface reliability issues are fixed Alleged Microsoft memo says Surface reliability issues are fixed

There were problems with the release of Skylake powered Surface products and Microsoft initially laid the blame fully on Intel; which proved awkward when they conversed with Lenovo about the problems Skylake caused as Lenovo had not had a sim...

FB secretly launches app in China, with a different name FB secretly launches app in China, with a different name

Colorful Balloons , which was approved by the company in May, resembles Facebook's Moments app . The app runs by its own name has no indication that it is a Facebook product or the similar. While Facebook is totally banned in China, WhatsApp ...

Futures lower as North Korea tensions linger

Mattis said North Korea must stop isolating itself and "stand down" in its pursuit of nuclear weapons, and Pyongyang "should cease any consideration of actions that would lead to the end of its regime and the destruction of its people". Markets ope...

No Man's Sky gets major Atlas Rises update, out now No Man's Sky gets major Atlas Rises update, out now

The PC version of the No Man's Sky v1.3 Atlas Rises update has now been released on Steam following the reveal earlier today. If you spot odd floating orbs on a planet (like the ones above) they're actually other players. Additionally, the fi...

Google cancels diversity meeting due to fears of right-wing harassment Google cancels diversity meeting due to fears of right-wing harassment

In a memo to employees on Thursday afternoon, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said he canceled the meeting after questions to be asked at the meeting were posted online, raising concerns that employees identified in the leak would be harassed.

Court documents: Second man arrested in cop killing changed story Court documents: Second man arrested in cop killing changed story

Henry County prosecutors charge William Grant Noble, 35, of Clinton with having thrown the rifle police claim was used by McCarthy into a body of water knowing it had been used in a crime. The officer says: "I asked him why he was fake crying and he ...

Let's all take a minute to enjoy this black iPhone 8 Let's all take a minute to enjoy this black iPhone 8

As part of the celebration, Apple is tipped to be plotting a major redesign of the iPhone, ushering in a new age of bezel-free Apple smartphones. Another Twitter user, Rutherling, posted a video - retweeted by Troughton Smith - in which he show...

Intel's new 'Ruler' SSD pushes for petabyte capacity Intel's new 'Ruler' SSD pushes for petabyte capacity

Intel is taking us a step closer to the end of the hard disk drive data center era with three new form factors for server-class SSDs . The ‎Santa Clara, Calif. Pushing its storage technology innovation one step further, Intel has unveiled a new SSD ...

Mazda Develops Engine That Is up to 30 Percent More Fuel Efficient Mazda Develops Engine That Is up to 30 Percent More Fuel Efficient

Mazda Motor Corp said it would become the world's first automaker to commercialise a much more efficient petrol engine using technology that deep-pocketed rivals have been trying to engineer for decades, a twist in an industry increasingly going...

Intel releases complete specifications of its new Core X-series HEDT processors Intel releases complete specifications of its new Core X-series HEDT processors

It looks like that slide was correct as Intel has now shared it with a press release about the upcoming launch its remaining HEDT processors, including the $1999, 18-core/36-thread i9-7980XE. It also has 44 PCIe lanes off of the chip. The higher 79...

Don't change pa$$wØrds… I got it wrong, says IT expert Don't change pa$$wØrds… I got it wrong, says IT expert

A password such as "thisroomsmellsliketerriblefarts" is better than one like "W9ob!R55" . Why is Burr changing his tune years later? In fact, he told the journal , the paper wasn't based on any real-world password data, but rather a paper writte...

Molly Martens Corbett, dad Thomas Martens convicted in Jason Corbett's death Molly Martens Corbett, dad Thomas Martens convicted in Jason Corbett's death

The judge sentenced both to 20 to 25 years in prison with their attorneys saying they'll appeal the sentences. In 2011, Jason and Molly married and moved the family including his two young children to the U.S. "They didn't just kill him, they slaug...

Airbnb Deletes Accounts Of People Heading To White Supremacist Rally Airbnb Deletes Accounts Of People Heading To White Supremacist Rally

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a USA non-profit which monitors "hate groups", has warned the rally will draw far-right extremists from across the country, including neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members. Robert E. Le...

Samsung's Lee Jae-Yong denies wrongdoing Samsung's Lee Jae-Yong denies wrongdoing

Besides bribery and embezzlement, Lee is also charged with diverting assets overseas, concealing the gains from a criminal act and committing perjury. Lee's lawyers argued that his so-called overarching intention of cementing ownership control was "a...

For Honor is Getting a Free Weekend From Thursday For Honor is Getting a Free Weekend From Thursday

First they outlined a detailed development schedule aimed at injecting a number of fixes and fresh content into the game; then they took the wraps off Grudge & Glory , For Honor's third major DLC drop. As part of this promotion, For Honor's St...

Mbete to reveal secret ballot decision

Market focus also on politics as Zuma faces a ninth attempt by the opposition to unseat him by peeling off dissidents from his ruling African National Congress (ANC) party. "Tomorrow is the beginnings of an opportunity", said one ANC lawmaker who dec...

Amazon selling toilet paper printed with Trump tweets Amazon selling toilet paper printed with Trump tweets

Originally the product was being sold by a third-party company by the name Toilet Tweets , but the page did state delivery was to be "fulfilled by Amazon ". Many on social media reacted with hilarity, with at least two saying the roll "Could make f...

Middle-Earth Shadow of War will Have Microtransactions - here's the Breakdown Middle-Earth Shadow of War will Have Microtransactions - here's the Breakdown

Equipping and upgrading these weapons and armor enhance Talion's character abilities. War Chests on the other hand will drop Orc followers of varying rarities which will allow players to help build a strong army. What do you think of Monolith's d...

4G LTE Apple Watch Series 3 due 'later this year' 4G LTE Apple Watch Series 3 due 'later this year'

The Apple Watch now needs to be connected to an iPhone to do most of its tasks, such as receive notifications, stream music, send messages on the go, etc. The coordination ought to permit Apple Watch proprietors to abandon their iPhone and st...

LG V30's secondary display screen will be absent

If the reports flashing on tech websites are to be believed, LG is planning to launch its new flagship device later this year and this time it could feature an OLED display. V30 is said to be smaller in size than V20, which released past year. I...

Microsoft Surface Plus explained: Upgrade and finance your device now Microsoft Surface Plus explained: Upgrade and finance your device now

After 18 months, you can upgrade to the latest Surface device, as long as you turn in your existing gadget and agree to a new 24-month payment plan for the new one. Customers also have the option to add the Microsoft Complete extended service plan ....

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