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Saints Row 2 free on GOG right now

Saints Row 2 free on GOG right now

Saints Row IV and Gat Out of Hell are being released completely DRM-free, for $US4.99 and $US3.75 respectively; and there'll be a GOG Connect sale on the entire franchise, so owners of the game on Steam can pick up their titles for free. Read More

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Intel Advances Release Date for Skylake, Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake Processors

Intel Advances Release Date for Skylake, Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake Processors

Defining some terms may therefore be helpful. Intel could also reconfigure its Core i3, i5 and i7 product tiers which are now differentiated by core counts and Hyper-Threading. For example, the prelim benchmarks of AMD's 3.6GHz Ryzen 1800X CPU compared to a Kaby Lake 4.2GHz Intel Core i7 7700K CPU is slightly weaker. These will still be manufactured on the 14nm process, becoming the fourth 14nm generation. Read More

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FCC votes to allow some broadcasters to buy more TV stations

FCC votes to allow some broadcasters to buy more TV stations

Yesterday, the US telecom regulator - Federal Communications Commission (FCC) - voted 2-1 to withdraw most of the stringent regulatory requirements to reform the business data service (BDS) market. Additionally, the order allows ILECs to offer volume and term discounts, as well as contract tariffs, which are known as "Phase I pricing flexibility" under the FCC's old rules. Read More

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Qualcomm hints Snapdragon PCs are coming

Qualcomm hints Snapdragon PCs are coming

The launch timeframe was revealed by Steve Mollenkopf, the chief executive of Qualcomm (which makes the Snapdragon chips), who said in an earnings call this week: "Our Snapdragon 835 is expanding into Mobile PC designs running Windows 10, which are scheduled to launch in the fourth calendar quarter this year". Read More

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Twitch Helps Streamers Get Paid With New Affiliate Program

Twitch Helps Streamers Get Paid With New Affiliate Program

Bits are equal to one cent and both Partners and Affiliates each earn the same when those Bits are used in chat. Twitch Partners are streamers that broadcast at least three times a week and have an established audience. As the WSJ points out, Twitch is making itself more attractive to potential streamers while other platforms continue to face challenges trying to rely on live-streamed content. Read More

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Samsung to launch S8 and S8+ in India on April 19

The company had earlier hinted that all Samsung phones would directly get the Android 7.1 update but that did not happen. The Galaxy S8 has a 5.8-inch screen whereas the S8 Plus has a 6.2-inch screen. The front camera is now 8MP with auto-focus. Nevertheless, the tech company is assuring that the Bixby personal assistant will come in the US later this year. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Teardown Reveals One Disturbing Design Flaw

Now with these prices , they are definitely not the cheapest costing phone on the market, however, they are certainly worth the price which you are paying, with all those top notch specs and premium build quality. As for security, both the phones offer a wide selection of biometric technologies including a fingerprint scanner, iris scanner and facial recognition so users can select a secure biometric authentication method that works best for them. Read More

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The Galaxy S8 Active is heading to AT&T

The Shinsegae edition is for use of the retailer's employees. Samsung will release the Dual-SIM version of the phone in India as mentioned on their website . In 2017, water and dust resistance has become a more common and expected feature on higher-end smartphones. The company has been trying to put to rest the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 phablet that was recalled after some caught fire while charging. Read More

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Andhra Pradesh: 20 killed, several injured as truck rams into shops

Andhra Pradesh: 20 killed, several injured as truck rams into shops

The condition of 10 of the injured is said to be critical. They were staging a protest before the police station demanding action against illegal transportation of sand from their areas, when the mishap took place. The eyewitnesses said the lorry first ran over the crowd and then hit the electric pole, resulting in the overhead high-tension cable snapping and falling on the people. Read More

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Samsung says Galaxy S8 pre-orders beat S7

According to SamMobile , details on the device are now a bit hard to come by. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are not the cheapest Smartphones, as a Sprint Galaxy S8 at the moment is $750, if you pre-order it. Samsung unveiled the powerful phone with the fastest processor in Qualcomm Snapdragon Series on March 29. In US, Samsung's own site is throwing mouth-watering discounts right now, until device remains on pre-order, till April 21. Read More

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Breath of the Wild Outsold Nintendo Switch

The iconic game company sold 906,000 Switch consoles in the U.S.in March, making it the fastest-selling Nintendo game system in history and one of the fastest-selling game consoles of all time. There were 925,000 units sold for Nintendo Switch and almost 460,000 units sold for the Wii U console. The Nintendo Switch console goes on sale today and retails for 300 dollars. Read More

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Dota 2 patch addresses matchmaking, demands phone numbers

Dota 2 patch addresses matchmaking, demands phone numbers

However, it will help in significantly reducing the number of smurfs affecting Dota 2 by forcing players to use their primary accounts. As for parties... Players that are frequently reported or detected griefing or abandoning matches early will now be banned from ranked matchmaking entirely for anywhere from a few hours to a few days. Read More

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Google Home Now Recognizes Multiple Users' Voices

Google Home Now Recognizes Multiple Users' Voices

It can give you the time of day, weather, your schedule, etc. In March, RBC Capital Markets released its first Google Home survey results, which show that " Google Home's awareness and installed base could be much closer to Alexa, with a brand awareness in the US 80% that of Alexa and an installed base that may be close to a third that of Alexa". Read More

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The waterproof Apple Watch Nike+ has a fresh new look

The waterproof Apple Watch Nike+ has a fresh new look

The watch maintains features similar to the Nike+ like the preloaded Nike+ Run Club app. Apple Watch NikeLab will be available starting April 27 on Nike's website, at NikeLab doors and the Apple Watch Store at Tokyo. "Apple Watch NikeLab is the ultimate style companion for those with a passion for running, whether emerging runners or marathon veterans". This watch caters to the needs of all kinds of runners. Read More

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Chelsea still favourites for Cup semi-final

In Eric Dier, Spurs has a player who would relish a job like this, though Conte will have worked in practice on ensuring Hazard and the team are more mobile to ensure lighting does not strike twice. Tottenham last lifted the FA Cup in 1991 and in the 16 years since Chelsea have won 17 major trophies. They won only one of their four Champions League and Europa League matches there and have managed only one victory in their last eight at the national stadium overall. Read More

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Fujifilm unveils hybrid Instax Square SQ10 camera

Fujifilm unveils hybrid Instax Square SQ10 camera

The lens has a 28.5mm fixed focal length and an f/2.4 aperture. The Instax Square SQ10 adds a 1/4-inch CMOS image sensor to the existing Instax system, one that records at a 1920 x 1920pixel resolution. On the digital side, the SQ10 is also the first Instax camera to feature a built-in digital camera. There are three buttons on top of the camera to control each individually. Read More

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HTC U release date set for May 16

HTC U release date set for May 16

An earlier leak depicted that that user needs to short squeeze the Edge Sense in order to perform tasks like launch Camera, Google Assistant, HTC Sense Companion, or even turning on the Wi-Fi Hotspot. Since the event is nearly a month away, the company is expected to tease more features of HTC U in coming days. Now, with HTC U also made available, the smartphone maker is hoping to regain some lost ground with aggressive sales and expansion strategy. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus Launch Event In India

Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus Launch Event In India

Samsung might sell the phones in India, both via online and offline retailers. The reports also suggests that 1 million pre-orders is the highest ever for a new smartphone in South Korea. The device is IP68 rated, meaning it is water and dust resistant. While the Galaxy S8 is powered by a 3000 mAh battery, while the Galaxy S8 Plus comes with a larger 3500 mAh battery. Read More

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Nintendo sold more Zelda games than Switch consoles in March

Nintendo will reveal more details on its earnings and upcoming roadmap during its Fiscal Year 2017 earnings call on April 27, 2017, and we'll keep you updated with all the juicy tidbits. If the console can reach this goal, it will also reach half of Wii U sales during its lifetime (13.56 million units). The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wind surely helped sell some system, and Nintendo confirmed that it sold 1.3 million million copies of that game. Read More

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This Is What The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Looks Like

Specs-wise, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ sport a 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch Super AMOLED screen respectively, featuring 2960 x 1440 Quad HD resolution. The Galaxy S8 is fueled by a 3,000 mAh Battery. Samsung Galaxy S8+ runs Android 7.0 Nougat. Obviously, the company wouldn't want to cannibalize the publicity garnered by the flagship Galaxy S8 so soon. Read More

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Three Hoboken Easter egg hunts this Saturday

Three Hoboken Easter egg hunts this Saturday

This popular event is for middle school age children (age 11-13). A hunt for 2-year-olds was held earlier in the afternoon when the youngest could walk away with their own haul of goodies. On Saturday, 24 seniors gathered at the Whitefish Community Center for a morning of hunting for Easter eggs and other egg-related games to compete for prizes. Read More

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Steve Stephens found dead inside car in Erie, Pa.

Steve Stephens found dead inside car in Erie, Pa.

The Godwin family is coming to grips with the cold-blooded slaying, a killing seen by untold numbers of people after his suspected killer posted video of the shooting to Facebook. If a pattern of copycat incidents should follow this latest tragedy, it could justify a case for additional regulation of the platform, said Rick Edmonds, a media business analyst at Poynter . Read More

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Bill O'Reilly Out At Fox News

Bill O'Reilly Out At Fox News

O'Reilly? Bill O'Reilly has lost his job at Fox News Channel following reports that five women had been paid m. O'Reilly could be totally innocent but when advertisers abandon ship, it's over. Here are six moments that perfectly capture the tempestuous personality that helped build a cable news empire. "Cable news is someone standing on a mountain top shouting, and Bill O'Reilly was on the highest peak so he echoed across the landscape". Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus To Launch In India Today

In case you haven't read our launch story where we had detailed the spec sheet of both the handsets, here is a brief lowdown of the same. It will be available online exclusively via Flipkart and through Samsung's India store. Samsung Galaxy S8+ gets a 12 MP rear camera with Dual Pixel technology, OIS and f/1.7 aperture. With no physical home button to house the finger print sensor, Samsung placed it at the back of the device right next to the camera module. Read More

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Minecraft Switch Version Map Size Detailed, Wii U Transfer Coming

Minecraft Switch Version Map Size Detailed, Wii U Transfer Coming

Lastly, Microsoft shared that your previous worlds built on the Wii U can be transferred onto your Nintendo Switch , though the feature will not be available on launch. The FTC says the emulator does not exist and warns people to not give out personal information or sign up for anything requiring a credit card. Here's the FTC's list of guidelines to avoid the scam, all arguably obvious enough not to bother repeating, but presented here because that last one made me smile. Read More

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Snapchat denies its CEO labeled India as 'poor'

Snap Inc, the maker of the application Snapchat has been grabbing headlines as remarks allegedly made by the company's CEO, Evan Spiegel has hurt sentiments of increasingly sensitive Indians. "This app is only for rich people. I don't want to expand into poor countries like India and Spain". "Those words were written by a disgruntled former employee". Read More

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Facebook's new camera could make you question reality

The Camera Effects platform is created to be compatible with future augmented reality hardware, such as eyeglasses but in the meantime the effects will be available inside Facebook's Camera feature on smartphones. Facebook's new virtual reality app will make it feel like you're in the same room as friends, or on the same beach, garden or park - the new VR app can transport your avatar anywhere. Read More

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Instagram for Android adding offline support soon

Instagram for Android adding offline support soon

According to TechCrunch , the functionality may also trickle down to those on iOS. However, you will be able to view all activities that took place on your Instagram field as soon as you reconnect. Also, Instagram recently revealed that it's Stories feature had crossed 200 million daily active users, finally surging past the app it was created to challenge and upend: Snapchat. Read More

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'Wholesale disregard for customers' privacy': Bose Corp sued over spying headphone app

'Wholesale disregard for customers' privacy': Bose Corp sued over spying headphone app

Bose has been accused of collecting customers' listening data using its headphones and selling it on to third-parties without users' knowledge. The lawsuit asserts that Bose's data collection policy "demonstrates a wholesale disregard for consumer privacy rights and violates numerous state and federal laws", including a federal law governing wiretapping and unfair business practices laws of IL. Read More

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Facebook CEO wants to augment your reality

Facebook does innovation to serve "everyone" in the community and not just the "high end", its CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said in an apparent swipe at Snapchat boss' reported "poor countries" remark that triggered a controversy in India. Zuckerberg declared it that the AR platform would be the next major platform for computing. For a company that began as a way for college students to see pictures of each other, Facebook's move toward augmented reality represents another step in its long ... Read More

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A New Justin Bieber Single Is Here

A New Justin Bieber Single Is Here

This is the 23-year-old's first time releasing a song in Spanish. "You are my sunrise on the darkest day, got me feeling some kind of way/ Make me want to savor every moment slowly (slowly)", he croons in the introductory verse before switching over. Read More

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Facebook Spaces allows users to hangout with their friends in VR

The release of Facebook's new VR app for the Oculus Rift , called Facebook Spaces, brings spending time with others to the virtual world. When you grab a video from that menu, it'll appear as a small orb in your virtual hand. "We just want to show that you're talking". But it's a great way to bring people who don't have a virtual reality headset into a VR environment, blurring the lines between the virtual and physical for a practical goal. Read More

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