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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Season Pass Announced, Here's Everything It Includes Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Season Pass Announced, Here's Everything It Includes
- November 07, 2017

Nintendo has finished its Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Nintendo Direct , and it had a couple of surprises thrown in for good measure. There are also a number of new revelations, including plans for an expansion pass (i.e. Firstly, dual audio is coming by way of a day one DLC update, and if you want, you can pre-load the game now. Once that's completed, you can have Link don an outfit modeled after main character Rex. (more...)
Huawei Band 2, Band 2 Pro and Huawei Fit Launched in India Huawei Band 2, Band 2 Pro and Huawei Fit Launched in India
- November 07, 2017

Huawei Fit also packs a personal running coach as well as multi sports modes. With Huawei Fit, it is possible to fetch notifications from calls, messages, alarms, social media and much more. It now only shows time, but, also displays other information like step count and calories burnt while also displaying notifications for incoming calls, SMS and more. (more...)
Tablet sales drop for the 12th consecutive quarter from July through September Tablet sales drop for the 12th consecutive quarter from July through September
- November 07, 2017

According to IDC's survey, even though the sales of Apple tablets have increased, the overall sales of tablet have been declining. Although market-analysis companies like IDC point out that there was a decline in global shipments of tablets, virtually all of the downward movement was among small device makers in Asia. (more...)
Hilarious used auto commercial leads to huge price in eBay auction Hilarious used auto commercial leads to huge price in eBay auction
- November 07, 2017

The Accord has clocked up a not-inconsiderable 225,000 kilometres and was original on sale for US$499 (Dh1,833), but has now hit bids of more than $135,000 on eBay in a listing that cheekily states that "luxury is a state of mind". The video has since gone viral, prompting a number of people to bid on the vehicle on eBay. According to the filmmaker, who posted an update in a comment on YouTube , eBay's fraud department couldn't believe the huge amount of money that was being offered for ... (more...)
IPhone users frustrated with IPhone users frustrated with "I" auto-correct problem in new update
- November 07, 2017

Apple has said in a support document that a software update (presumably iOS 11.1.1) will be required to fix the issue properly. The new iOS 11.1 software update launched last week and features hundreds of new emojis. You need to go to Settings General Keyboard Text Replacement, and then tap + in the Text Replacement window. Then to finish it off: type an upper-case "I" in the Phrase box, and a lower-case "i" in the Shortcut one. (more...)
Amazon Fire TV Stick Basic Edition now available to South Africans
- November 07, 2017

What's confusing about this "Basic Edition" is the $49.99 price tag, which inexplicably tops the official valuation of the non-basic Fire TV Stick variant. It's a logical move for Amazon because the Fire TV Stick can drive adoption of Prime Video, but for now but - if you live in a country where Amazon's core e-commerce business and the remainder of the Prime membership services are not present - it isn't exactly deal of the century. (more...)
More Xbox 360 video games are getting Xbox One X updates More Xbox 360 video games are getting Xbox One X updates
- November 07, 2017

A new comparison video has been made available a few hours ago, comparing the game running on Xbox 360 , regular Xbox One and Xbox One X , and the differce is definitely massive. Today, we got a better idea on this after a Tweet confirmed that the One X will have native 1440p resolution despite having the ability to operate 4K. (more...)
IPhone X's Camera Scores A 97 At DxOMark IPhone X's Camera Scores A 97 At DxOMark
- November 07, 2017

Of course, DxOMark Mobile tests don't go into the intricacies of the groundbreaking Face ID technology or the iPhone X's various "forward-thinking" AR tricks, focusing on your day-to-day photo and video-taking needs. The iPhone X has a similar dual-camera setup to the iPhone 8 Plus; there are two 12-megapixel camera sensors - one with a wide-angle f/1.8 lens and optical image stabilisation (OIS). (more...)
Global Lifeboat Get Fast, Cost-Effective Custom Market Research Report 2017 Global Lifeboat Get Fast, Cost-Effective Custom Market Research Report 2017
- November 07, 2017

Initially, the Biomedical Pressure Sensors manufacturing analysis of the major industry players based on their company profiles, annual revenue, sales margin, growth aspects are also covered in this report, which will help other Biomedical Pressure Sensors market players in driving business insights. (more...)
PSX 2017: Ghost of Tsushima, Dreams Info Confirmed
- November 07, 2017

If you purchased an Early Bird ticket, you'll be able to attend the keynote, which is being lead by PlayStation Worldwide Studios Chairman Shawn Layden. If you want more information about the latest games from Sucker Punch and Media Molecule, you won't have to wait much longer. Then PSX is where you need to be. (more...)
This street-legal vehicle is smashing world records for speed This street-legal vehicle is smashing world records for speed
- November 07, 2017

On one run Lilja reached 271.2 miles per hour, and on the other he reached 284.6 miles per hour. The data and video was recorded using a Racelogic VBOX HD2. The record was set for the longest non-stop stunt show in India. It sped to both ends of the road, and the results were later averaged to comply with Guinness World Record rules. (more...)
Indonesia threatens to block WhatsApp messaging over obscene content
- November 07, 2017

WhatsApp, which is widely used in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation, said message encryption prevented it from monitoring the animated graphics files, known as GIFs, that are available on the app through third-party services. (more...)
Next-gen Infiniti QX60 to debut at Los Angeles Auto Show Next-gen Infiniti QX60 to debut at Los Angeles Auto Show
- November 07, 2017

But while the new QX50 is next in line to be introduced (it's already been previewed by a concept at the Detroit Auto Show earlier in the year), the filename for the media invite to the unveiling actually says QX60, so the vehicle is more likely to be a concept previewing the next-gen Nissan Pathfinder-based seven-seater instead. (more...)
Snapchat down as users take to Twitter to express frustration Snapchat down as users take to Twitter to express frustration
- November 07, 2017

Snapchat fans have reported issues with sending and receiving snaps as well as server issues. The outage tracker monitors social mentions around certain topics to track outages across the world. They advised that they realise some people are unable to send snaps, but they're working on a fix and advised people to remain logged into their accounts. (more...)
IPhone X users are inadvertently training Face ID to recognize siblings IPhone X users are inadvertently training Face ID to recognize siblings
- November 07, 2017

That leaves the question open as to whether the iPhone X was actually fooled or whether it was trained to recognize the second brother's face as close enough by all of the repeated failures, and Apple hasn't shed any light on whether the Face ID technology can be taught to accept a greater degree of variation. (more...)
Revenue Estimates Analysis Of NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
- November 07, 2017

The Ontario - Canada-based Td Asset Management Inc has invested 0.06% in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ). Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. raised its position in NVIDIA Corporation by 1.3% during the 3rd quarter. Insiders sold a total of 452,784 shares of company stock worth $81,437,724 in the last ninety days. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. (more...)
Running With The Trending Stocks: Fanhua Inc. (FANH), Sysco Corporation (SYY)
- November 07, 2017

It has outperformed by 18.55% the S&P500. Daniel Arbess increased its stake in Sysco Corp (SYY) by 86.2% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Comerica Retail Bank stated it has 25,297 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) shares have been recently spotted -0.72% away from the 52-week high, and 19.06% away from the 52-week low mark. (more...)
Overwatch League Schedule Explained: Here's What To Expect In Season 1 Overwatch League Schedule Explained: Here's What To Expect In Season 1
- November 07, 2017

At the end of each stage there will be a playoff based on a team's record during that period (the victor will take $125,000) and then a 10-day break before the next batch of games begin. The regular season leads into the play-offs, starting on July 11, where six remaining teams will compete for the following 11 days to make the grand final, which will be held on July 26 through to 28. (more...)
Best Buy now lets you shop with Amazon Alexa Best Buy now lets you shop with Amazon Alexa
- November 06, 2017

Amazon's Alexa-enabled devices range from tiny, third-party gear that connects to bigger speakers, created with the sole objective of bringing Alexa into your house, to the Echo Show-a touchscreen device you can use for anything from video calls to watching news briefs. (more...)
RCom Sells-off Big TV DTH Business To Veecon Group
- November 06, 2017

Rcom didn't disclose the value of the deal but said that Veecon Media and Television will acquire the entire liabilities of the DTH business. The existing DTH license of BIG TV shall be renewed with the submission of the required Bank Guarantees with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting by the buyer. (more...)
Final Fantasy 15 Comrades DLC Release Date Set Final Fantasy 15 Comrades DLC Release Date Set
- November 06, 2017

Are you pleased to finally have a release date? The announcement comes from the official Japanese Twitter account where it was revealed that the Final Fantasy XV multiplayer expansion pack Comrades will release on November 15, 2017. (more...)
Skyrim PlayStation VR Bundle Coming to North America; New TV Spot Skyrim PlayStation VR Bundle Coming to North America; New TV Spot
- November 06, 2017

It includes the base game, all of its DLC, an updated PSVR demo disc and, of course, the PlayStation Camera and two Move motion controllers. This updated PSVR system has enhancements done to its design, Processor, connection cable and more. (more...)
Sony releases new Horizon Zero Dawn Sony releases new Horizon Zero Dawn
- November 06, 2017

In most titles, booting up a base game with DLC installed would instantly queue up a sort of "radio signal", or otherwise easily identifyable marker that says "this way to the DLC". For players that are playing on any difficulty level other than "Story" you'll most certainly need to be appropriately leveled to tackle the quests of this new content. (more...)
IPhone X Is the 'Most Breakable Ever' According to Test IPhone X Is the 'Most Breakable Ever' According to Test
- November 06, 2017

Shot Test: Meant to simulate a phone falling off the roof of a vehicle, the shot test showed that the iPhone X is prone to damage from a variety of drops. That said, it could be that the iPhone X is one expensive accident waiting to happen. Apple charges $549 for any repairs to the handset that are note replacing the display. (more...)
Government to allow fast-track planning process for major data centres Government to allow fast-track planning process for major data centres
- November 06, 2017

Varadkar and Cook met on Thursday as part of the Varadkar's tour of San Francisco, where technology investment in Ireland was a key topic. He added that "we didn't get a start date, or a definite commitment or anything like that". Once this was re-approved, the process was taken to court, where it has seen multiple appeals and delays due to a lack of judges. In August past year, the planning authorities confirmed permission but three local residents objected, asking the High Court to ... (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus new render leaks, looks awesome in black
- November 06, 2017

The start of sales of Y1 and Y1 Lite is scheduled for 8 November in India and global store Mi Store. The detail that stands out about the Mi 6C is the fact that the device will be powered by Xiaomi's custom in-house SoC known as the Surge S2. (more...)
Fake WhatsApp Android App Downloaded Over 1 Million Times Fake WhatsApp Android App Downloaded Over 1 Million Times
- November 06, 2017

Those responsible designed it to look like an official product of WhatsApp Inc.by using what appeared to be the same developer ID, but they added a Unicode character for a no-break space at the end to differentiate between the two URLs. (more...)
Latest Bixby update allows complete disabling of the dedicated Bixby Key Latest Bixby update allows complete disabling of the dedicated Bixby Key
- November 06, 2017

Besides, Samsung does have some good smartphones in its product portfolio. The " Samsung Mobiles fest" has started on the e-commerce platform from November 6 and will end on November 8. The Galaxy C9 Pro is up for maximum exchange offer of Rs 20,000 and starting EMI of Rs 1022 per month. The Galaxy S7 is Samsung's a year ago flagship device which was sharing the stage with the Galaxy S7 edge. (more...)
Apple's US$120m patent award from Samsung upheld by top USA court
- November 06, 2017

This is the end of the line for Samsung and hopefully they'll do the right thing now and pay Apple what's long overdue . A new trial on damages in that case is scheduled for May in San Jose, California. Samsung had alleged that the patent court had erred in law, and was too strongly biased in favour of patent owners. On Monday, the justices issued a single-line denial of the appeal without comment. (more...)
StarCraft 2 is going free to play on November 14 StarCraft 2 is going free to play on November 14
- November 06, 2017

Although war wages in the galaxy between the Terrans, the xenomorphic superorganism known as the Zerg and the technologically advanced Protoss, the Wings of Liberty campaign focuses on the Terrans, particularly the terran rebel Jim Raynor as he takes on the Dominion. (more...)