Technology


Razer's Basilisk Gaming Mouse Targets FPS Market Razer's Basilisk Gaming Mouse Targets FPS Market
- September 02, 2017

Razer's launch of the new Basilisk gaming mouse is among the many announcements coming out of IFA, Europe's biggest tech show. This is something that you will do in the middle of a firefight-the dial that adjusts the resistance is found on the underside of the Basilisk . (more...)
Dead Rising 4 heads to PS4 in December 2017 Dead Rising 4 heads to PS4 in December 2017
- September 01, 2017

Dead Rising 4: Frank's Big Package is slated to release on December 5 for $49.99. The latest greatest version of the game, including post-launch difficulty settings and upcoming updates. PlayStation owners won't need to wait long for Dead Rising 4 PS4. Frank's Big Package will be priced at $49.99. Lo and behold there's a government conspiracy and it's up to Frank to get to the bottom of it. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Front Panel Leaked Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Front Panel Leaked
- September 01, 2017

The phone will have a giant 6.4-inch display with a 2560x1440 resolution. The tech world rushed to the calendar to pencil in September 12 for the latest Apple event once invitations went out earlier this week - but one company, Xiaomi, is ready to steal away some of the iPhone maker's thunder. (more...)
James Gunn Is Creating A Starksy & Hutch James Gunn Is Creating A Starksy & Hutch "Continuation" TV Series
- September 01, 2017

Sony Pictures Television Studios owns the rights to any TV adaptations of Starsky and Hutch and will be working alongside Amazon to produce the series. The director then went on to explain that the team behind the continuation settled on Amazon for a home for the upcoming series because they felt as though Amazon would grant them "the most freedom to create something that is different, challenges the audience, and that strays outside the parameters of the genre from time to time". (more...)
Sony's Announced Some Killer New PS4 Controller Colours Sony's Announced Some Killer New PS4 Controller Colours
- September 01, 2017

The PlayStation Blog post also mentions that Crystal range won't be available in Russian Federation, and Red Crystal and Blue Crystal won't be available in the UK. Both colour crystal editions feature the same striking translucent design with an added vibrant colour hue, so you can find a model to suit your style. (more...)
Skoda Octavia RS launched at Rs 25.12 lakh Skoda Octavia RS launched at Rs 25.12 lakh
- September 01, 2017

The Skoda Octavia RS is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged TSI engine that puts out 230bhp and 350Nm of peak torque and drives a six-speed dual clutch transmission . It also comes with sporty features such as the spoiler at the rear of the tailgate. At this price point, the Octavia RS is going to create a stir in India. (more...)
"Lenovo Yoga 720 12" and Miix 520 get IFA 2017 upgrades
- September 01, 2017

Considering that similarly-sized laptops were recently announced that weigh barely less, that's quite the feat for a convertible - especially in the Yoga 720's price range. All three devices will be available in October, with the Yoga 920, Yoga 729 and Miix 520 priced from $1,3299, $649 and $999 respectively. It features a full-size keyboard with 1.5mm key travel. (more...)
Ricoh Theta V 4K Camera Officially Announced Ricoh Theta V 4K Camera Officially Announced
- September 01, 2017

The Ricoh Theta V will be available from the end of September 2017 with an RRP of £399.99. The sensors in Theta V may sometimes overlap to provide 14 MP 360-degree images as well according to The Verge . There is a new image sensor and processor (the Qualcomm Connected Camera Platform, based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625), incorporating advanced technologies "originally developed for high-end Pentax DSLR cameras". (more...)
Apple developers preview first wave of AR apps developed using ARKit Apple developers preview first wave of AR apps developed using ARKit
- September 01, 2017

In an effort to make augmented reality more popular, Google has changed its strategy and is now no longer requiring devices to have special depth sensors fitted in them. Not really. And in fact, you won't see any kind of dedicated ARKit app on your device in iOS 11. The crux of the matter is that there are potentially thousands of use-cases of ARKit , and it's left in the hands of developers to imagine a way forward. (more...)
Bentley Continental GT Revealed Ahead Of Its Official Debut Bentley Continental GT Revealed Ahead Of Its Official Debut
- September 01, 2017

The third generation of the luxury grand tourer has been designed and is hand-built at Bentley's headquarters at Crewe in Cheshire and the company says it is at the pinnacle of performance. Like all Bentley models, the new Continental GT is available with a range of exterior and interior options so customer can specify to their heart's content. (more...)
'The Kapil Sharma Show' confirmed to take 'The Kapil Sharma Show' confirmed to take "short break"
- September 01, 2017

Even though things got settled after few days of declining TRP, but the channel always remained not confident on him after the saga. "Kapil has been under the weather for some time now, due to which we have mutually agreed to take a short break". (more...)
Asus announces new devices, including the ZenBook Flip 14 Asus announces new devices, including the ZenBook Flip 14
- September 01, 2017

Windows Hello authentication is supported through the smallest-ever fingerprint sensor on an ASUS laptop - measuring just 16 x 3.6mm. Asus has also refreshed one of our favourites - the 4K-toting, 1.1kg ZenBook 13 with "eighth generation" Core processors, too. (more...)
Nissan tweaks 370Z for 2018 Nissan tweaks 370Z for 2018
- September 01, 2017

You will now get the 2018MY updates on the 370Z if you pop off to your Nissan dealer and remind them it's a auto they still sell. Externally, the shape hasn't changed, but dark-tinted headlamps and rear lights - previously only found on the top-spec NISMO version - are now standard, as are black door handles and a black finish to the rear bumper trim. (more...)
Kid Rock to open restaurant inside Little Caesar's Arena Kid Rock to open restaurant inside Little Caesar's Arena
- September 01, 2017

The restaurant is aptly going to be called Kid Rock's Made in Detroit, and it will be located in the soon-to-be-completed Little Caesars Arena in downtown Detroit. Kid Rock will open Little Caesars Arena with a six-night stand starting September 12. "We look forward to providing an authentic and memorable experience for Detroit sports fans, concertgoers, and everyone who visits The District Detroit and Little Caesars Arena". (more...)
Most Active Stock: Uni-Pixel, Inc. (UNXL) Most Active Stock: Uni-Pixel, Inc. (UNXL)
- September 01, 2017

Inpixon (NASDAQ:INPX) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 50% over the last 5 years. Over the past month the firm's stock is -94.49%, -99.59% for the last quarter, -100.00% for the past six-months and -100.00% for the a year ago. The company's average Piotroski F-Score: 3 during the last 7 years. Uni-Pixel, Inc. (UNXL) did not report any news update today. Beta, which measures a stock's volatility relative to the overall market, can be used to gauge the level of systematic risk ... (more...)
Nubia Z17 Lite featuring 6 GB RAM unveiled in China Nubia Z17 Lite featuring 6 GB RAM unveiled in China
- September 01, 2017

Nubia's latest offering, the Nubia Z17 Lite is now available in China. As of now, the company has not revealed the pricing details and availability of the smartphone for other markets. On the camera front, the Nubia Z17 Lite features a dual rear camera setup just like the Nubia Z17. It has a 16 MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture. (more...)
Select WhatsApp Business Accounts Get Verified Badges Select WhatsApp Business Accounts Get Verified Badges
- September 01, 2017

A WhatsApp spokesperson declined to comment on its verified business program or plans for a standalone app for businesses. But the social networking giant appears to be growing more focused on making money from the chat app. It may also encourage more businesses to jump on the platform to leverage its massive user base. There were reports recently that something like this was about to happen and WhatsApp has gone ahead with the idea. (more...)
Garmin Unveils Its Vivoactive 3 Smartwatch Garmin Unveils Its Vivoactive 3 Smartwatch
- September 01, 2017

The Vivoactive 3 is loaded with features, but as this is a Garmin watch one of the bigger functions will be its ability to track your Global Positioning System location. If you transition the watch into Global Positioning System mode, that battery life drops drastically to just 13 hours, so you'll definitely want to make sure that you're using this mode only when needed lest you find yourself with a dead battery right when you need the watch the most. (more...)
New Uber CEO drives change and suggests IPO New Uber CEO drives change and suggests IPO
- September 01, 2017

Khosrowshahi will meet with small groups of employees and spend time with drivers in the coming weeks, the company said. His remarks are in contrast with his predecessor's thoughts on an initial public offering. " Casting a vote for the next chief executive of Uber was a big moment for me and I couldn't be happier to pass the torch to such an inspiring leader ", Mr Kalanick said. (more...)
Bill Gates loses position as World's richest man to Zara founder, Ortega Bill Gates loses position as World's richest man to Zara founder, Ortega
- September 01, 2017

As of this week, the 81-year-old is worth around $85bn according to the publication, very narrowly beating Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates with his $84.9bn fortune. Ortega's brief tenure as the world's wealthiest person on Wednesday was the fourth time since October 2015, according to Forbes . A former store clerk, Ortega founded Inditex with his ex-wife Rosalia Mera in 1975. (more...)
SanDisk just produced the world's largest MicroSD card SanDisk just produced the world's largest MicroSD card
- August 31, 2017

According to WD, over 150 billion apps are expected to be installed in 2017, which many users would store on the expandable memory of their devices. Western Digital Corporation announced the creation of the most capacious in the world memory cards microSD. (more...)
Yes!!! Our Deepika Padukone is the most followed Asian woman in Twitter Yes!!! Our Deepika Padukone is the most followed Asian woman in Twitter
- August 31, 2017

Deepika Padukone has managed to bridge the wage gap with Padmavati . "Wishful thinking on the part of those who hope to jump in with their own films on November 17", is how a source close to the Padmavati team describes these reports. (more...)
You can now see who likes you on Tinder before you swipe You can now see who likes you on Tinder before you swipe
- August 31, 2017

After months of testing overseas, Tinder has released an upgrade to its paid service Tinder Plus, called Tinder Gold . Tinder Gold service is now available to all iOS users. You will also see just how many "likes" you already have through this as well. The company alleges that Gold users with access to the Likes You list net an average of 60 per cent more likes than those taking their chances on the free version, but that doesn't necessarily translate into conversations or ... (more...)
Essential Phone buyers being targeted by phishing scam Essential Phone buyers being targeted by phishing scam
- August 31, 2017

NOTE: the address on the ID should match the billing address listed on your recent order.We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your cooperation. The DKIDs check-out, and the replies are actually going to Essential (and then many other people). It seems a customer service rep used a misconfigured account that sent a single email asking for a photo ID and other identifying info to multiple recipients. (more...)
Nest just announced its first brand new thermostat since 2011 Nest just announced its first brand new thermostat since 2011
- August 31, 2017

Nest's new goal is to save 100 billion kWh, which they've calculated to be enough energy to power every home in NY state for two years. The Nest Thermostat E has many features and majority are the same of a regular Thermostat. Nest will continue to sell the third-generation Learning Thermostat alongside the E, which is available to order in the U.S. starting today. But at $249, the device's price was too steep for many home owners, even with the promise of saving money on energy bills. (more...)
Heaviest monsoon in years brings Mumbai to a standstill Heaviest monsoon in years brings Mumbai to a standstill
- August 31, 2017

Due to heavy winds and downpour since morning, six to seven flights had to do rounds while landing, while four to five flights were diverted to nearby airports. Mumbai on Tuesday recorded 297.6 mm rain in nine hours (8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.), higher than any 24-hour rain in August in a decade. The lack of infrastructure in parts of Mumbai , particularly slums, only compounds the problem, said Hashmi. (more...)
Since 2005 deluge, Mumbai gets heaviest rainfall at 331.4 mm Since 2005 deluge, Mumbai gets heaviest rainfall at 331.4 mm
- August 31, 2017

An unrelenting downpour has battered low-lying parts of the city since the early hours of Tuesday, with some areas receiving nearly 12 inches of rain. In light of the past experiences, three NDRF teams had been prepositioned in Mumbai at strategic locations, the DG informed. The Santacruz weather observatory of the India Meteorological Department ( IMD ) registered 331.4 mm rainfall on Tuesday, the heaviest since July 26, 2005 when 944 mm was recorded. (more...)
Amazon, Microsoft Team Up To Integrate Voice Assistants Amazon, Microsoft Team Up To Integrate Voice Assistants
- August 31, 2017

Users of Amazon's Alexa will be able to ask Microsoft's Cortana to do a range of activities - from booking a meeting to reading work email. When the integration comes together, you'll be able to initiate each voice assistant from each other's interface to chat. (more...)
Super Meat Boy's Sequel Releases First For Nintendo Switch Super Meat Boy's Sequel Releases First For Nintendo Switch
- August 31, 2017

Super Meat Boy takes place a few months after Super Meat Boy and this time around the villain has kidnapped the child. It stars Meat Boy (an adorable block of bleeding tissue), Bandage Girl (she's built out of Band-Aids) and their sweet baby, Nugget. (more...)
Shovel Knight: King of Cards Launches in Early 2018 Shovel Knight: King of Cards Launches in Early 2018
- August 31, 2017

Here's hoping we'll see Shovel Knight's sequel announced next year too. This new expansion for Shovel Knight is titled King of Cards and centers around the character King Knight. There's even a card-battle minigame that will test your skills in a different fashion than what you're used to in Shovel Knight . Along with new abilities, King of Cards will also include an actual in-game card game (which, to this Final Fantasy fan, looks a lot like Final Fantasy VIII's Triple Triad). (more...)