• Nintendo Switch Tops the NPD Charts Again for Month of September
Nintendo Switch Tops the NPD Charts Again for Month of September

Coming Soon reports that the Nintendo Switch topped the video game charts for the third month in a row, as measured by USA video game sales tracker NPD Group. While the feature is useful for sharing those cool moments with your friends, it only supports certain games. The firmware's update page mentions a few other under-the-hood tweaks, inc...

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  • Facebook Buys Hit Teen Poll App
Facebook Buys Hit Teen Poll App

Like other messaging apps such as Yik Yak, Sarahah and Secret, tbh's users can interact with each other anonymously. Poll winners receive the poll results as compliments, consistent with the app's strapline: "See who likes you". They were compelled to sell the company after determining the ways the social media giant could help them. tbh stated...

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  • Nintendo wants more violent and risque games for the Switch
Nintendo wants more violent and risque games for the Switch

There is still no confirmation on whether " Injustice 2 " will make it to the Nintendo Switch , but it sure seems that Boon and his team at NetherRealm are highly considering the move. Nintendo has been excluded from the mature audience for years, but the Switch is fixing that. "Making a pitch to mature consumers with a wider range of games is ba...

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  • Oculus announces the stand-alone Oculus Go VR headset
Oculus announces the stand-alone Oculus Go VR headset

Tagged Oculus Go (because you can, well, go anywhere with it) the device has a 2018 release date. The headset is planned to be different from other VR headgear that is already available. Oculus has partnered with Cisco for trials of a VR version of Spark, its collaboration platform that supports messaging, voice calls and video conversations.

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  • Amazon Has An All-New, Waterproof Kindle
Amazon Has An All-New, Waterproof Kindle

The screen also benefits from extra LEDs for a more even light and adaptive brightness. Plus, as mentioned previously, the internal battery is larger, delivering up to six weeks of stamina without the need to attach an external battery cover, not that you get the option anymore; there are no longer any contacts on the rear to enable the feature.

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  • RIP Windows Phone: Microsoft confirms smartphone platform is no more
RIP Windows Phone: Microsoft confirms smartphone platform is no more

Joe Belfiore , Corporate Vice President at Microsoft , has confirmed that Windows 10 for mobile won't be getting any new features. On the same day as Belfiore took to speak about Windows Mobile phone Blackberry which has a poorer marketplace than Windows 10 phone launched the BlackBerry Motion which is an all-touch mobile phone.

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  • Canada Cancels Plans to Build Pipelines
Canada Cancels Plans to Build Pipelines

Oil Change International estimated that the pipeline's construction would have created up to an additional 236 million tons of carbon pollution each year, multiplied over decades of operation. "This project was so wrong and so risky, its hard to believe it was seriously contemplated", Gretchen Fitzgerald, national program director of environme...

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  • Scientists awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry for biomolecular imaging
Scientists awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry for biomolecular imaging

The award has gone to Richard Henderson, Jacques Dubochet and Joachim Frank for developing cryo-electron microscopy, which cools down substances to liquid nitrogen temperatures. The development, it said, "is decisive for both the basic understanding of life's chemistry and for the development of pharmaceuticals". You're absolutely right, in the o...

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  • Purple Hydrants Draw Attention To Domestic Violence
Purple Hydrants Draw Attention To Domestic Violence

DVA is organized nationally by the National Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Organization to encourage everyone to give, talk and activate to unify domestic violence and sexual assault and to make these issues a priority year-round. Castro also volunteers at Karidat where she said she sees the effect on children who grew up in an environment of...

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  • Sony Announces New VR Headset
Sony Announces New VR Headset

Sony today launched an updated version of its PlayStation VR headset . Rather than an overhaul of the platform, this seems to be a small, incremental upgrade that will bring a new design that includes integrated stereo headphones and a brand new model number.

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  • Donald Trump stirs tempest before Puerto Rico visit
Donald Trump stirs tempest before Puerto Rico visit

She continued: "If anybody out there is listening to us, we are dying, and you are killing us with the inefficiency and the bureaucracy". "We have fuel trucks sitting out there in what we call a "quick reaction force" with Marines who are ready to go, map out which hospitals they have to go to and we will get there before the lights go out an...

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  • Thousands of emergency supply containers are trapped at Puerto Rico's port
Thousands of emergency supply containers are trapped at Puerto Rico's port

According to CNN , White House staffers on Monday had been planning for the president to head to the U.S. Virgin Islands, with a Puerto Rico trip to come later. Without electricity, the US territory can not pump and filter water for tap, and there aren't enough generators to fill in, or diesel to fuel them. Now foreign-flagged vessels also will be ...

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  • Guardian Newspaper: Deloitte Hit by Sophisticated Cyber Attack
Guardian Newspaper: Deloitte Hit by Sophisticated Cyber Attack

Securities and Exchange Commission", says John Christly, chief information security officer at security company Netsurion. Deloitte , which is registered in London and has its global headquarters in NY, was the victim of a cybersecurity attack that went unnoticed for months.

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  • Buy Apple because more expensive $1000 iPhone X will boost its profit
Buy Apple because more expensive $1000 iPhone X will boost its profit

The store opened its doors at 8 a.m. Friday, local media reported , and ushered in a few fans who had camped out, along with others who woke up early. Some of the people who were buying the iPhone 8 even said that they might come again to pick an iPhone X up next month. If you are going to buy the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, or the Watch Seri...

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  • Apple shares set for worst post-iPhone launch performance since 2013
Apple shares set for worst post-iPhone launch performance since 2013

In other news, insider Chris Kondo sold 6,209 shares of Apple stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 16th. Apple Orchard Road store was inaugurated on May 27, this year and this is the first time the store is hosting such a major launch.

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  • Apple admits to LTE connectivity issues on new Apple Watch, shares tumble
Apple admits to LTE connectivity issues on new Apple Watch, shares tumble

The new Apple Watch hasn't shipped yet, but it's already running into some issues. The company says it is investigating a fix for the problem. The watch is created to rely less on the iPhone, and lets users answer calls, get texts, talk to Siri and access third-party apps without being tethered.

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  • Google brings the Moto X4 to the Project Fi family
Google brings the Moto X4 to the Project Fi family

The operating system, like that of the regular X4, is Android Nougat. It is also unclear as to whether or not it could be device specific since the poll found that the majority of users affected owned Pixel XL handsets, but like we said it could simply be an Oreo software problem.

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  • Google's Pixel 2 XL leaks in two colorways, reportedly priced at $849
Google's Pixel 2 XL leaks in two colorways, reportedly priced at $849

Wrapping up here, because we don't want anyone feeling left out, here is the HTC-made Pixel 2 . The much awaited Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL might just have been confirmed by Google itself. This device will likely be revealed as a smaller version of what's already out as Google Home , and will be released at a lower price, as a result. Th...

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  • Forza 7 Demo Races Onto the Scene Complete with Brand New Trailer
Forza 7 Demo Races Onto the Scene Complete with Brand New Trailer

Rain could impair your vision and place puddles in the track that were not previously there, something drivers will have to adjust to on the fly from lap to lap. The Forza series is the highest-rated racing franchise now and when you play it you'll see why. According to Wendl, this was another way for them to attempt to humanize the game.

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  • Facebook turns over Russian ad data to special counsel
Facebook turns over Russian ad data to special counsel

Mariotti believes this indicates that Mueller is "closing in on charging foreign individuals in connection with that, which is much more like the sort of thing I think lot of people speculated could come from the Mueller investigation , but frankly we hadn't seen up until now".

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  • Flipkart Confirms iPhone 8 Pricing And Pre-Order Dates
Flipkart Confirms iPhone 8 Pricing And Pre-Order Dates

If you were a prospective buyer, you can now take your decision a bit easier as we have the battery life figures for the Apple Watch Series 3 . Will it be more like the iPhone 7 or the new phones? India's growing aspirational class holds a lot of potential for Apple which has just a 3% market share in India's smartphone market.

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  • Apple Watch finally breaks free from iPhone
Apple Watch finally breaks free from iPhone

With an LTE-capable Apple Watch Series 3, you can place calls using your Apple Watch. Apple claims you can stream 40 million songs to your watch using Airpods as of course, because you cannot plug anything useful like headphones to your watch.

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  • Okami HD comes to life on PS4, Xbox One, and PC
Okami HD comes to life on PS4, Xbox One, and PC

Finally, I can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that the game is in fact coming. The PlayStation 2 version's loading screen game, which lets you earn extra demon fangs, will return in this release. You'll also be able to choose between the original 4:3 aspect ratio, or a new widescreen format. Using your Celestial Brush, you can transform the wor...

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  • Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Announced
Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Announced

It's about as close as you're going to get to a 15-inch MacBook Pro for under $1,000, and if you can get past the copycat looks, it's a good deal. Other than the screen, the hardware inside the Mi Notebook Pro seems very impressive. You can also select between 8GB or 16GB of dual-channel DDR4 RAM, and the notebook comes with a 256GB SSD. This...

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  • Thousands of Colorado immigrants await Trump DACA Decision
Thousands of Colorado immigrants await Trump DACA Decision

Since 2012, close to 800,000 people brought to US illegally as children have been allowed to remain in this country with work authorization - their deportations having been "deferred". Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, has announced plans to push for "meaningful immigration reform" in Congress that provides "a workable path forward for the Dreamer popula...

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  • United States woman pulls gun on shopper during fight over notebook
United States woman pulls gun on shopper during fight over notebook

Images of an altercation that had escalated between four women shopping in a Walmart in MI have surfaced and are likely to have for them very serious consequences. Customers and staff scattered after the gun was brandished, as can be seen in video capturing the chaotic scene shared by a bystander. Officials say the woman with the gun is a valid C...

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  • IOS 11 vs. Android Oreo - Which One is Better For You?
IOS 11 vs. Android Oreo - Which One is Better For You?

Google Play Protect is part of Google's requirements for a certified Android device , and it includes things like automatic virus scanning and support Google's Find My Device feature. Basically, it is a new feature for the system. For example, the big takeaway from the comScore report is that a slight majority users (51 percent) do not do...

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  • Bethesda May Be Working on a 'Game Of Thrones' Video Game
Bethesda May Be Working on a 'Game Of Thrones' Video Game

It's been almost six years since Skyrim came out, with no news on a follow up - could Bethesda have been plugging away on a Game of Thrones title for the past half-decade? George R.R. In 2012, an action RPG simply called Game of Thrones was released by Atlus USA, but got a mixed reception from critics. In the walls of Bethesda working on...

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  • Billionaire Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong jailed for five years
Billionaire Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong jailed for five years

Samsung stated it will appeal the decision and claimed that Lee is innocent of all wrongdoings. Lee was initially detained in February on charges that he bribed then-president Park Geun-hye to help secure control of the conglomerate that owns Samsung Electronics , the world's leading smartphone and chip maker.

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  • Call of Duty: WW2 Multiplayer Preview - Back to the Roots
Call of Duty: WW2 Multiplayer Preview - Back to the Roots

Be as sneaky or as brutal as you like - and if it's awesome enough, the winning footage will be featured in a video and advert on site! PS4 owners can participate in this weekend's beta, which officially kicks off August 25, 10 a.m. After just four hours after the beta went live on PlayStation 4, WWII has just broken a new record, because the g...

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  • Apple Planning A $1K Price Tag On The New iPhone
Apple Planning A $1K Price Tag On The New iPhone

While it goes without saying, there isn't anything official about the iPhone 8 until there is a legal announcement about the new product and its features on the stage. This will nearly certainly have an effect on final prices. Mere weeks away from the launch of the long-awaited iPhone 8, rumors are still abuzz about the impending handset.

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  • Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 Phone Aims To Rebuild Consumer Trust
Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 Phone Aims To Rebuild Consumer Trust

So what's new with the Note 8 you ask? The main highlighting feature of the phablet, however, is its huge Infinity Super AMOLED display . Not as valuable, but essential if you use up a lot of internal storage space and battery life. The battery might be an issue for some, considering what happened previous year. The "S Pen" stylus with...

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  • Google and Walmart team up to take on a common enemy: Amazon
Google and Walmart team up to take on a common enemy: Amazon

With this link-up between the two companies, Google gains access to Walmart order histories and customer data. Google and Walmart are teaming up to take on Amazon (and Alexa ) with voice-activated commerce and more plans for 2018.

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  • Mario and Luigi are coming to Rocket League
Mario and Luigi are coming to Rocket League

Look for more information on our Nintendo Switch release as we get closer to launch! Along with the new vehicles, Rocket League on Nintendo Switch will have exclusive customization items. Both Switch exclusive cars will be free to all Rocket League owners on the platform, however, just as the other platform exclusive Battle-Cars, players wi...

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  • Feast Your Eyes On The Stunning New Ferrari Portofino
Feast Your Eyes On The Stunning New Ferrari Portofino

Italian sportscar maker Ferrari ( RACE ) on Wednesday introduced its new entry level model , the Ferrari Portofino , replacing its California T . Ferrari has not revealed how much lighter the Portofino is than the California, which tipped the scales at 1625kg. Despite all that extra grunt Ferrari claims it's the chassis that's received ...

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