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Toronto's Air Canada Centre to be renamed Scotiabank Arena Toronto's Air Canada Centre to be renamed Scotiabank Arena
- August 30, 2017

The deal, which will take effect next summer, is a landmark 20-year, $800 million (in Canadian dollars) agreement between Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment and Scotiabank. Scotiabank chief marketing officer John Doig said the Maple Leafs and Raptors home arena is "the pre-eminent property in the country". According to TSN , the multi-purpose venue will be renamed as Scotiabank Arena as of July 1, 2018. (more...)
Porsche Takes the Wraps Off the 2019 Cayenne Sport/Utility Porsche Takes the Wraps Off the 2019 Cayenne Sport/Utility
- August 29, 2017

Pricing starts at £55,695 for a base-spec Cayenne, rising to £68,330 for the Cayenne S. Keep an eye out for a review later this year to get the full vehicle verdict. The suspension is a separated link design at the front and multilink in back, with front and rear staggered tire sizes included for the first time on the Cayenne. (more...)
Join the Creation Club With Fallout 4 PC's Latest Update Join the Creation Club With Fallout 4 PC's Latest Update
- August 29, 2017

Bethesda on their FAQ however says that mods will remain free and only content in the Creation Club is monetized as part of their exclusivity. What do you think of the Creation Club? The developer has partnered with third-party devs and the top community creators for everything from cosmetic items to gameplay and it goes live on Xbox One, PS4, and PC today. (more...)
Google Maps will now help you find a parking space Google Maps will now help you find a parking space
- August 29, 2017

Since the v9.51 Maps beta update in April, a parking difficulty icon is visible before you even start navigation, so you can change your destination accordingly if parking is going to be too hard. including Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas/Fort Worth, DC, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, San Diego, Sacramento, San Francisco, Seattle, St. (more...)
Google's New Software Could Bring Slick AR to Android Phones Google's New Software Could Bring Slick AR to Android Phones
- August 29, 2017

According to Google , ARCore focuses on three things: motion tracking , environmental understanding , and light estimation . By the same token ARCore is just as capable at understanding and incorporating vertical data. In theory this means not only are there killer apps out of the box with support for thing like Pokemon Go on the horizon, but games powered by Unreal and Unity could be right around the corner. (more...)
"Game Of Thrones" Season Finale Ranks As Most-Watched Episode Ever
- August 29, 2017

Though, I cannot imagine they will be happy when Jaime shows up without an army of soldiers behind him. It seems like an eternity passed as we waited for the seventh season of Game of Thrones to finally air, and just like that, we're seven episodes and a Littlefinger down. (more...)
Samsung To Invest $7B In Its Chinese NAND Flash Memory Unit Samsung To Invest $7B In Its Chinese NAND Flash Memory Unit
- August 29, 2017

Samsung Electronics announced on August 28 that the company is planning to invest US$7 billion over the next three years to expand its NAND flash memory plant of Samsung China Semiconductor (SCS) subsidiary in Xian, China. Including the additional China investment, Samsung will make a total of 37 trillion won of new investments in the semiconductor business at home and overseas by 2021. (more...)
India consulting on next spectrum auction India consulting on next spectrum auction
- August 29, 2017

DoT has sought recommendations from TRAI on reserve price for auction of right to use spectrum for all 22 LSAs in 700 MHz, 2300 MHz, 3300-3400 and 3400-3600 MHz bands, 19 LSAs in 800 MHz band, 5 LSAs in 900 MHz, 13 LSAs in 41 1800 MHz band, 21 LSAs in 2100 MHz band and 12 LSAs in 2500 MHz band. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo receives Android 7.0 Nougat Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo receives Android 7.0 Nougat
- August 29, 2017

This would be the last major update for the device as it was released back in 2015 and already hit its two-year support window for major Android platform updates. Check for the availability of the new firmware by going to Settings About Phone System Updates Check for Update. It's important to note that the update comes OTA (over the air) with firmware version number G903WVLU1CQH4. (more...)
MediaTek Helio P23 and Helio P30 chipsets announced MediaTek Helio P23 and Helio P30 chipsets announced
- August 29, 2017

According to MediaTek , the processors are created to deliver high performance and at the same time will also be power efficient. The Helio P23 and P30 will come to the market later this year. Further, both of them comes loaded with Imagiq 2.0 technology, and both of them are equipped to minimize aliasing, grain and noise, reduce chromatic aberration and more. (more...)
European Union warns over UK Brexit talks progress European Union warns over UK Brexit talks progress
- August 29, 2017

Britain's Brexit secretary David Davis has arrived in Brussels to begin the third round of talks with the European Union over the UK's exit strategy from the bloc. It was "essential" to make progress on citizens' rights, settling accounts and the Irish border, he added. He said the priority issues of citizens' rights, the so-called divorce bill - the amount Britain is expected to pay towards European Union commitments already made, among other things - and the border between Northern ... (more...)
Moto G5S & Moto G5S Plus Launched in India Moto G5S & Moto G5S Plus Launched in India
- August 29, 2017

Lenovo has packed an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 clocked at up to 1.4 GHz along with an Adreno 505 GPU to handle graphic intensive tasks. Featuring 64GB internal storage, the Moto X4 will be expandable up to 256GB via microSD slot. (more...)
Destiny 2 - How to Fix the Saxophone Error Destiny 2 - How to Fix the Saxophone Error
- August 29, 2017

Activision believes that the launcher will increase player exposure to the game from those who play other Blizzard titles. Ever since Bungie recently announced that the second game in the series would be released via Blizzard's Battle.net instead of Steam, players have been wondering how the region settings would be handled. (more...)
Microsoft reveals detailed Windows Mixed Reality Holiday plans Microsoft reveals detailed Windows Mixed Reality Holiday plans
- August 28, 2017

According to people familiar with the matter, developers might be required to add support for the Windows headsets manually. These headsets will also be compatible with new PC models starting at $499. These devices may not require external markers for positional tracking as seen with the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, but they still need a relatively powerful PC to run on. (more...)
The Sonos smart speaker with microphone hits the FCC The Sonos smart speaker with microphone hits the FCC
- August 28, 2017

Sonos is best known for its high-quality speaker systems that, while often more expensive than other products, provide a first-class multiroom audio experience. So, there you have it: Sonos is planning to launch a speaker with an integrated far-field microphone for voice control. It also notes that S13 will work with "multiple voice platforms and music services". (more...)
Volvo Adds Carbon Components to 2018 S60 and V60 Polestar Volvo Adds Carbon Components to 2018 S60 and V60 Polestar
- August 28, 2017

Volvo's performance division has updated the S60 and V60 Polestars for the 2018 model year. It includes a new front splitter, side sills and a rear spoiler extension, for improved grip and high-speed stability for when the driving gods grant you an empty stretch of twisty road - but also for precision steering when an evasive manoeuvre is needed on the freeway. (more...)
Harvey Flood Victim Catches Fish in Living Room Harvey Flood Victim Catches Fish in Living Room
- August 28, 2017

A shirtless man was captured on video diving after a fish and catching it with his bare hands in a Houston home flooded by Hurricane Harvey. The video has since gone viral, receiving more than 24 million views. (more...)
Sony Cuts Price To PSVR, Now One Of The Most Affordable Sony Cuts Price To PSVR, Now One Of The Most Affordable
- August 28, 2017

A new bundle featuring the PlayStation VR headset and PlayStation Camera will be released next month for $399 in the US and CA$499 in Canada. American and Canadian users can call it theirs for $399 Dollars / $499 CAD, respectively. Titles like Blogs, the new PS VR bundle is a slightly more attractive option for players who have yet to jump into the world of VR. Now, more than ever, seems like the right time to get into virtual reality gameplay, especially with the PlayStation VR system, ... (more...)
Fitbit takes leap into smartwatch market Fitbit takes leap into smartwatch market
- August 28, 2017

Ionic smartwatches will feature Global Positioning System, heart rate tracking, water resistance up to 50 meters, Fitbit Pay, on-board music, multiple clock faces and a battery that will last more than 4 days, the company said in a statement. (more...)
Samsung J7+ to launch with dual camera system, unconfirmed Exynos processor Samsung J7+ to launch with dual camera system, unconfirmed Exynos processor
- August 28, 2017

The phone will also feature an octa-core chipset, which has not been revealed by Samsung as of yet, but it is rumored to be the powerful 2.39GHz Exynos 7870 that was found on the J7 coupled with 4GB RAM. In addition to Nougat features, Samsung has incorporated its own custom features, including the Always On Display that lets device owner change the clock colour, get enhanced accessibility, lock screen personalisation option to improve notifications on display, card dynamic adjustment of ... (more...)
Akshay Kumar to battle it out in 'Kesar' based on Saragarhi war Akshay Kumar to battle it out in 'Kesar' based on Saragarhi war
- August 28, 2017

There were a lot of reports regarding this film as to whether these stars will share screen space or whether it is shelved. According to a report by a leading tabloid, a source close to them said: " The film is now titled Kesar, which means saffron ." . (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Shares Bought by Whittier Trust Co
- August 28, 2017

The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, July 20 by BMO Capital Markets. Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at - in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 2.85 and sector's optimum level is 15.48. (more...)
Download Google Play Store 8.1.73 APK for Android Download Google Play Store 8.1.73 APK for Android
- August 28, 2017

Google has launched a new website https://www.android.com/intl/en_in/certified/ to provide more information on the merits of using certified Android devices. Instant Apps have five times smaller footprint than regular apps. There are a few exceptions: A Vimeo video thumbnail, for example, may not say "Instant" even though Vimeo's app supports Instant Apps. (more...)
Sarahah harvests your phone contacts for a feature that doesn't exist yet Sarahah harvests your phone contacts for a feature that doesn't exist yet
- August 28, 2017

The report published on The Intercept , claims that this behaviour was discovered by a Zachary Julian, a senior security analyst at Bishop Fox, when he installed the app on his Galaxy S5 running Android 5.1.1. The information consisted of "all of your email and phone contacts". Uploading contact lists is not all that uncommon of a behavior and is often used in legitimately helpful ways. (more...)
Bethesda: Game of Thrones Leaked - What It Could Be?
- August 28, 2017

All of the current speculation is swirling around a single product page on U.S. retailer Target's website , which simply reads " Bethesda: Game of Thrones ". As of the time I am writing this article, the Target page has yet to be taken down. HBO series Game of Thrones is insanely popular, but surprisingly there has been a handful of video games based on it and all of them failed to live up to the scale of the show and expectations. (more...)
Shark-detecting drones to patrol Australia Shark-detecting drones to patrol Australia
- August 28, 2017

The drones will monitor certain beaches for signs of sharks, and pass along video footage to an AI system that can identify sharks in real time. According to CNET , the technology, known as SharkSpotter, detects sharks as the drone flies above the water. (more...)
V30 to offer audio features 'unseen in a smartphone before,' LG says V30 to offer audio features 'unseen in a smartphone before,' LG says
- August 28, 2017

The V30 shows that LG is really doubling down on its plan to "FullVision" everything, the upcoming flagship features an OLED display panel with the tall 18:9 aspect ratio. Further, the smartphone will come with HD Audio Recorder that will use the audio receiver of the phone simultaneously as a microphone (Receiver-as-a-Mic or RAM). (more...)
Fist of The North Star Game Announced Fist of The North Star Game Announced
- August 28, 2017

While an accidental early pre-order listing on the Taiwanese PlayStation Store tipped us off earlier this week, Sega has now confirmed that the game, to be titled Yakuza Kiwami 2 , will be released in Japan on December 7th. Fist of the Northstar will feature an original story based on the manga universe and, as you would expect, it will use Yakuza's trademark combat system as well as a number of mini-games. (more...)
North Korea Used Multiple-Rocket Launchers to Test Missiles North Korea Used Multiple-Rocket Launchers to Test Missiles
- August 28, 2017

However, he added that the US will continue its peaceful pressure campaign, working with its allies and China to see if they can bring the regime in Pyongyang to the negotiating table. Kim's regime has said it won't give up its nuclear weapons and missile program until the US drops its "hostile" policies. "The reality vividly shows that the USA ambition for stifling the DPRK [North Korea] remains unchanged no matter how much water may flow under the bridge and the puppet group's ambition ... (more...)
Final Fantasy XV and Assassin's Creed have a new crossover Final Fantasy XV and Assassin's Creed have a new crossover
- August 28, 2017

The announcement of a Final Fantasy XV - Assassin's Creed: Origins crossover came as a total surprise, but Ubisoft and Square Enix have apparently started planning the collaboration nearly three years ago. The very next day, August 31, will be the release of the free Assassin's Festival DLC for Final Fantasy XV . The event will see Lestallum transformed for the festival, with banners and other decorations. (more...)