Sci-tech


'Fallout 76' Players Have Found a Way to Run Super Fast 'Fallout 76' Players Have Found a Way to Run Super Fast
- November 03, 2018

Maybe Bethesda is hoping Fallout 76 fans will just buy Skyrim instead. What this essentially means is that players can greatly speed up walking and running animations by unlocking the frame-rate. This particular.ini trick has been known for years, most recently in Fallout 4 . Still, it'd be a bit of a gloomy prospect for those who pre-ordered specifically to play the beta and therefore access the game earlier than they normally would. (more...)
Destiny 2 being handed to PC users free today through November 18 Destiny 2 being handed to PC users free today through November 18
- November 03, 2018

Activision and Bungie have announced that Destiny 2 is available to download for free on the PC until November 18th. In order to redeem your free copy, just head to this page , log in to your Blizzard account (or create one), and click on the big blue CLAIM button on the Destiny 2 gift you should have received. (more...)
Diablo 3 Amiibo Are Coming Later This Year Diablo 3 Amiibo Are Coming Later This Year
- November 03, 2018

Dataminers who have obtained early copies of the game have found evidence of a second Diablo III Amiibo, but Blizzard has not commented. You can now pre-register for the game on Google Play, but fret not if you're on iOS, it's going there, too. (more...)
Travellers will be questioned by AI lie detectors at the European Union border Travellers will be questioned by AI lie detectors at the European Union border
- November 02, 2018

For those who pass the test, they'll receive a QR code that will let them pass through. " IBORDERCTRL's system will collect data that will move beyond biometrics and on to biomarkers of deceit", project coordinator George Boultadakis explained. (more...)
Mobile Gets Shareholder Approval For Combination With Sprint Mobile Gets Shareholder Approval For Combination With Sprint
- November 02, 2018

Its net income increased from $550 million equal to 63 cents per share during the same quarter past year to $795 million equal to 93 cents per share for the quarter ended September 30. Sprint, which is awaiting regulatory approval for a merger with bigger rival T-Mobile US Inc, said it added a net 109,000 phone subscribers during the second quarter, down from 168,000 new subscribers it added past year. (more...)
Booms and Busts in Virtual Reality Gaming Accessories Market Booms and Busts in Virtual Reality Gaming Accessories Market
- November 02, 2018

A separate section with Global Augmented Reality (AR) 2018-2023 industry key players is included in the report, which provides a comprehensive analysis of price , cost, gross, product picture, specifications, company profile and contact information. (more...)
The World's First Foldable Screen Phone Is Not Fully Baked The World's First Foldable Screen Phone Is Not Fully Baked
- November 02, 2018

The Shenzhen company claims that its flexible screens integrate more than 20 million flexible ultra-precision devices, 6 million flexible integrated circuits, and almost 100 kinds of micro-nano film materials to support the usage as a smartphone display. (more...)
Yakuza Kiwami and Bulletstorm headline November's free PS Plus games Yakuza Kiwami and Bulletstorm headline November's free PS Plus games
- November 02, 2018

Yakuza: Kiwami and Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition are front and center, but that's not all . Yakuza Kiwami is the remake of the 2007 title, and it's been stunningly reworked to feel nearly as slick as the modern games. Developer by Brain&Brain, Burly Men at Sea is folktale adventure game following three fishermen who seek adventure in the seas of early 20th-century Scandinavia. (more...)
Mopar shows-off 746 kW Dodge Charger Hellephant at SEMA Mopar shows-off 746 kW Dodge Charger Hellephant at SEMA
- November 02, 2018

The anniversary may be accidental, but the power is not. A 426-cubic-inch Hemi engine with a massive 3.0-liter supercharger bolted on to it. The brand's latest behemoth-in-a-box harks back to Mopar's 426 Hemi engine, which debuted in 1964 and was known as the Elephant engine because of its size and power. (more...)
WhatsApp will start putting ads in its Status feature WhatsApp will start putting ads in its Status feature
- November 02, 2018

WhatsApp Vice President Chris Daniels told journalist in India that the ads alongside the Status feature would be the "primary monetisation mode for the company". It is reported that the new ad service will be managed by Facebook's native advertising system. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's goal to monetise WhatsApp has forced the social media messaging service's co-founders to leave the company. (more...)
Aw Snap! ‘Influencer’ sued for not wearing Spectacles on Instagram Aw Snap! ‘Influencer’ sued for not wearing Spectacles on Instagram
- November 02, 2018

According to his contract, Sabbat had the daunting task of creating a single Instagram feed post, three Instagram Stories, and be photographed at the fashion weeks in both Paris and Milan while wearing Snapchat's Spectacles . Instead, the 20-year-old model/actor only uploaded one Instagram Story and one post to his feed. He also allegedly did not send over the required analytics "within 24 hours of the posting" or be photographed in public wearing the high-tech glasses. (more...)
OnePlus 6T: Differences between unlocked and T-Mobile versions OnePlus 6T: Differences between unlocked and T-Mobile versions
- November 02, 2018

The phone starts at $549, and OnePlus and T-Mobile have made the carrier version a very attractive deal despite some definite drawbacks. Taking a look at the company's Twitter account, we can see what all that is about - a bunch of messages, showing us that the Pocophone F1 has all the features of the OnePlus 6T , but for a fraction of the cost. (more...)
Nintendo confirms oddball Pokemon-esque 'spirit system' for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo confirms oddball Pokemon-esque 'spirit system' for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
- November 01, 2018

The Spirits Mode was also shown, which entails certain differently powdered characters from Nintendo history giving fighters extra abilities, sort of like Super Smash Bros . Echo Fighters will have moves and properties that closely match another character's. Additionally, these "spirits" will also be used to power up your added amiibo fighters. (more...)
Google unveils reCAPTCHA v3 to detect bots more accurately
- November 01, 2018

ReCAPTCHA v1 demanded users read distorted text and type it into a box, which helped the company digitize book and newspaper archives. reCAPTCHA v3 will be generally available later this week, and users can find out more on its official website and Google's official announcement . (more...)
Red Dead 2 Guide: How To Get Money Quickly And Easily Red Dead 2 Guide: How To Get Money Quickly And Easily
- November 01, 2018

That makes RDR2's opening weekend the biggest in the history of entertainment, beating out the likes of Avengers: Infinity War, which had the highest-grossing opening weekend in film history. " Red Dead Redemption 2 ", the highly awaited Western adventure video game, made over Dollars 725 million in worldwide retail sales during its opening weekend, driving shares of game developer Take-Two 12 per cent higher on Tuesday. (more...)
Google globally rolls out emoji-style Mini stickers on Gboard Google globally rolls out emoji-style Mini stickers on Gboard
- November 01, 2018

Google's Gboard app already has Mini stickers on both Android and iOS platforms, but the latest update adds a bit more to these stickers. With the Mini sticker emojis, users can also get access to a selection of emoji that look more like they do. (more...)
Battlefield 1 and Assassin’s Creed Amongst November’s Xbox Games With Gold Battlefield 1 and Assassin’s Creed Amongst November’s Xbox Games With Gold
- November 01, 2018

Well, next month. You get the idea. All Xbox 360 games in this promotion also work on Xbox One in Backward Compatibility mode too. According to Larry "Major Nelson" Hyrb , Battlefield 1 will be available to Xbox Live Gold members for the entire month of November, with Race the Sun being available from November 16 to December 15, Assassin's Creed from November 1 to 15, and Dante's Inferno from November 16 to 30. (more...)
Apple Mac Mini rises from the grave with updated everything Apple Mac Mini rises from the grave with updated everything
- November 01, 2018

The company assures the new Mac mini is 60 percent more powerful at executing graphically-intensive tasks than its predecessor. Wireless connectivity options include 802.11ac and Bluetooth v5.0. They now also come with a USB Type-C port, allowing it to not only be compatible with more devices, but also serve as a charger. Wirelessly you can communicate via 802.11ac Wi-Fi or BT 4.2. (more...)
Google updates its Chrome to showcase news feeds on homepage Google updates its Chrome to showcase news feeds on homepage
- October 31, 2018

You can also go to the official Google app and perform similar actions. For more information you can check out Google Discover's support page and Google's instructions for customizing your Discover page . For brand managers looking to get more insight into the future of Google Search, the company offers three guiding changes . Google has about 94% of the mobile search engine market share worldwide and a 92% share on all platforms, StatCounter estimates , and faces few threats from ... (more...)
Meet the kerb-unfriendly Ford GT Carbon Edition Meet the kerb-unfriendly Ford GT Carbon Edition
- October 31, 2018

Of course, referring to carbon fiber, which is more visibly utilized throughout the vehicle than in any other GT, including the wheels, this specialer-edition auto weighs 40 pounds less than the already special GT. The Carbon Series also features a unique seat pattern with silver stitching that is repeated on the steering wheel as well as clear anodised paddle shifters and a unique badge for the instrument panel. (more...)
Samsung debuts 48- and 32-megapixel smartphone camera sensors Samsung debuts 48- and 32-megapixel smartphone camera sensors
- October 31, 2018

ISOCELL Plus is claimed to optimise performance for smaller-dimension pixels, allowing them to fit into premium camera modules. However, now that it is apparent that the new image sensors production will start early in the month of November 2018, it is very much likely that this technology will hit the upcoming Galaxy S10 slated for release in the month of February 2019. (more...)
Google releases frightfully addictive multiplayer Doodle game for Halloween Google releases frightfully addictive multiplayer Doodle game for Halloween
- October 31, 2018

Whichever team banks the most flames by depositing them back at their base after two minutes wins; bank enough at once and you'll even get handy power-ups like magnetism or wall-clipping. To enable multiplayer gaming, the Google Doodle team used systems running on the Google Platform, including Open Match - an open source framework for matching up sets of players around the world. (more...)
Fallout 76 Live Action Trailer Released, Features Giant Sloth Fallout 76 Live Action Trailer Released, Features Giant Sloth
- October 31, 2018

And here are the Fallout 76 beta times for next few days. Fallout games are traditionally satires of the nationalism of midcentury America, but Fallout 76 , being named after bi- and tri-centennial celebrations, and with those celebrations featuring heavily in the brief trailers we've already seen, seems to be doubling down on it. (more...)
Life with the OnePlus 6T: A better phone with less compromise Life with the OnePlus 6T: A better phone with less compromise
- October 31, 2018

And as usual, the 6T is available with either 6 or 8GB of RAM , but the real difference is how much storage you'll get right out of the box. The front confirms the teardrop or waterdrop notch at the top of the screen. And naturally, you can put USB-C headphones into the port if you desperately want a wired connection. It's powered by Qualcomm's octa-core Snapdragon 845 SoC, Adreno 630 graphics, up to 8GB of RAM and your choice of 128GB or 256GB of onboard storage. (more...)
Nintendo first-half profit up 25% on Switch console sales Nintendo first-half profit up 25% on Switch console sales
- October 30, 2018

For the first six months ending on September 30, Nintendo's big software releases included " Mario Tennis Aces ", which sold 2.16 million and " Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze " which sold 1.67 million. For the holidays, the Switch is sure to enjoy a huge boost in sales thanks to the game releases Nintendo has planned. Bloomberg is reporting today that Nintendo's recently published quarterly results have quite simply missed analysts estimates due to the lack of heavy hitting games ... (more...)
Nintendo is having 'one last Smash Ultimate Direct' before launch Nintendo is having 'one last Smash Ultimate Direct' before launch
- October 30, 2018

Ultimate-themed Nintendo Direct which has just been announced for 1st November, Nintendo has revealed that a new Nintendo Treehouse: Live is also on the way to showcase some upcoming titles. It will be around 40 minutes long. Ultimate , Pokemon: Let's Go , Pikachu and Let's Go, Eevee , Yoshi's Crafted World , and Diablo 3: Eternal Edition. (more...)
All-new MacBook Air takes flight All-new MacBook Air takes flight
- October 30, 2018

Mojave brings new features that were inspired by our pro users but work for all of us". And especially one Mac, in particular. "It not only influenced the rest of the Mac line for years to come, but it changed the laptop industry". The MacBook Air does still have a headphone jack, so you can still use a wired pair of headphones with the laptop with no dongle! It is priced at $1,199 (roughly Rs. (more...)
COPO Camaro marks 50 years of Chevy's dragstrip special COPO Camaro marks 50 years of Chevy's dragstrip special
- October 30, 2018

Four battery packs weighing 175 pounds each are mounted near the back of the rear-wheel-drive auto to give it better traction off the line and use next-gen 800-watt technology, twice what today's electric cars use, for quicker charging and discharging. (more...)
Apple announces new high-performance Mac Mini
- October 30, 2018

When Steve Jobs introduced the very first Mac mini at Macworld 2005, he told us it was built to meet demand for a "stripped-down Mac that is more affordable". On the port side, there are four Thunderbolt 3 ports, HDMI, two USB-A ports and Ethernet. There's also an ultra-fast 10Gb Ethernet option for even faster connectivity. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption II had biggest opening weekend in history of entertainment Red Dead Redemption II had biggest opening weekend in history of entertainment
- October 30, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 launched on Friday, meaning there was really ever going to be one story in the United Kingdom charts this week. However, it predictably couldn't beat Rockstar's own over $1 billion in retail sell-through registered by Grand Theft Auto V its first three days. (more...)