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Leclerc 'very happy' to get Alfa Romeo Sauber race seat in 2018 Leclerc 'very happy' to get Alfa Romeo Sauber race seat in 2018
- Декабря 03, 2017

As for Ericsson, the Swede was in a battle with Antonio Giovinazzi for the second seat before Sauber opted to stick with what they know. Meanwhile, Sweden 's Marcus Ericcson stays in the lineup despite failing to score a point in 2017. (more...)
PUBG's mobile spin-off gets a gloriously terrible CG trailer PUBG's mobile spin-off gets a gloriously terrible CG trailer
- Декабря 02, 2017

Initially it seemed like Xbox One X owners were going to get a silky smooth 60fps experience, with Brendan Greene being quoted as saying "Definitely on Xbox One X, 60FPS" in GamesTM issue 194 . We do know that PUBG will support HDR on the Xbox One S/X. Longtime video game media icon Geoff Keighley broke the news earlier this week on his Twitter account, confirming that the gameplay trailer for the long-awaited new PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds desert map can be seen on ... (more...)
Google Discovers New Android Malware Called Tizi Google Discovers New Android Malware Called Tizi
- Декабря 01, 2017

Google wrote: "Unless the exclusive objective of the app is that of a lockscreen, apps may not introduce ads or features that monetize the locked display of a device". Over time, Datally will learn your usage patterns and offer more recommendations to save data. But as a tool to manage your bandwidth, Datally is a nice step up from the default data tracking feature in Android and whatever app your carrier may have come up with. (more...)
Nissan Kicks CUV debuts at Los Angeles Auto Show Nissan Kicks CUV debuts at Los Angeles Auto Show
- Декабря 01, 2017

Pricing hasn't yet been announced. Nissan has pulled the covers off the 2018 Kicks, the company's new subcompact SUV which first made its appearance in Latin America past year. A 7.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility are standard on SV trims and higher. The Kicks SR Premium Package includes adds the Bose Personal Plus sound system with a pair of 2.5-inch Bose UltraNearfield neodymium speakers located inside the Kicks' driver's seat headrest. (more...)
Wingsuit fliers jump from 13642-foot Alps summit into plane in midair Wingsuit fliers jump from 13642-foot Alps summit into plane in midair
- Ноября 30, 2017

Red Bull, a company that is known for sharing insane stunts, posted a video on its website of two French wingsuit flyers jumping off the top of Switzerland's Jungfrau Mountain and landing inside a moving plane. Their latest project is called A Door In The Sky and saw them BASE jump from one of Europe's highest peaks and into a plane while it was flying at altitude. (more...)
World first for new Infiniti QX50 World first for new Infiniti QX50
- Ноября 30, 2017

THE latest SUV from Japanese premium marque Infiniti will feature a world first in engine technology when it arrives next year. "The 2019 QX50 is the most important vehicle we have ever launched, and it embodies everything the brand stands for: handsome design, advanced technology and empowering performance". (more...)
Bungie confirms and deactivates Destiny 2's hidden XP scaling system Bungie confirms and deactivates Destiny 2's hidden XP scaling system
- Ноября 30, 2017

The XP scaling system would actively reduce how much each XP point was worth on your experience bar. Previously, XP would scale up or down depending on the activity that players were participating in. Player progress will be restricted to level 7, but characters will carry over to the full game if and when it's purchased. It's notable that the free trial for Bungie's latest shooter arrives just days before the first expansion for the game is due to arrive; Curse of Osiris is the first ... (more...)
Los Angeles Auto Show: Drop-Top BMW i8 Roadster Revealed Los Angeles Auto Show: Drop-Top BMW i8 Roadster Revealed
- Ноября 30, 2017

BMW says the all-electric roof opens and closes "very quietly" in 15 seconds, at speeds of up to 50 km/h (31 mph). Also included is new technology such as BMW's controversial "display key" as well as the latest iDrive infotainment system. The all-wheel-drive i8 is powered by a combination of a 1.5-liter 3-cylinder combustion engine and two electric motors , with one dedicated to the front wheels. (more...)
Burgundy Red Galaxy S8 launched in Korea Burgundy Red Galaxy S8 launched in Korea
- Ноября 29, 2017

Samsung took to its official blog to reveal the new colour model, announcing that it will be available in its home region of South Korea first, but will subsequently rollout to other markets in the coming weeks. The report notes that Samsung may release some details about the handset at CES in January, but GalaxyClub says the Galaxy S9 should be unveiled in February or March and hit stores in late March or early April. (more...)
Manchester City defeat Huddersfield, set record Manchester City defeat Huddersfield, set record
- Ноября 28, 2017

City underlined their determination to win the title with a gutsy 2-1 victory at Huddersfield on Sunday as Pep Guardiola's side reestablished an eight-point lead over second placed United. City have been in relentless form this season, winning 11 consecutive league games and picking up 37 of the 39 points on offer in the top flight, but Courtois is hopeful that the busy festive period may help to slow Pep Guardiola's side down. (more...)
Easily Build VR/AR Applications With Amazon Sumerian
- Ноября 28, 2017

Any browser supporting WebGL, Web VR or ARKit graphics renderings will run apps created with Sumerian. The company says Sumerian allows even novices to create virtual environments, populate them with objects such as furniture and build the logic "that controls how the objects and characters in the scenes behave and respond to actions". (more...)
'Substitute Phone' To Help Smartphone Addicts Cope With Their Fiddly Habits
- Ноября 28, 2017

The disturbing frequency with which we tend to use our smartphones and Umberto Eco have inspired Schillinger to develop this object. He has designed five phones with different formations of the stone beads so that people can swipe, pinch or scroll on the stone beads to recreate the actions that they perform on their smartphone. (more...)
Pakistan govt calls in army to clear blockade Pakistan govt calls in army to clear blockade
- Ноября 26, 2017

The protesters, who before Saturday numbered some 2,000 people, are demanding that Pakistan's law minister Zahid Hamid resign over a hastily-abandoned amendment to the oath that election candidates must swear. But protest leaders were adamant and refused to clear the intersection unless the law minister resigned. When police used tear gas to disperse them amid the traffic rush hours, protesters threw stones wounding 20 people, including two journalists. (more...)
Putin Offers Argentina Help Finding Missing Submarine With 44 Crew On Board Putin Offers Argentina Help Finding Missing Submarine With 44 Crew On Board
- Ноября 26, 2017

If the vessel remained intact, its crew would have only enough oxygen to survive submerged for a little more than a week. He also urged family members of the crew "not to lose hope". The relatives, camped out in a naval base in the coastal city of Mar del Plata, have been largely optimistic until now, but they shed tears and insulted authorities after being briefed on the news of the possible explosion. (more...)
Uber Data Breach Includes 57 million UK Users and Drivers Uber Data Breach Includes 57 million UK Users and Drivers
- Ноября 25, 2017

Uber has form. In January it was fined $20,000 for failing to disclose a considerably less serious breach in 2014. epa06219374 An Uber app on a mobile telephone in central London, Britain, 22 September 2017. Its delay in informing the public - and the unusual move of paying off hackers- had already raised the ire of some regulators. On Wednesday, the Attorney General of Missouri - one of the states now probing Uber - sent the company a letter demanding that it immediately notify all ... (more...)
IPhone X Shipping Times in Canada Improve to 1-2 Weeks IPhone X Shipping Times in Canada Improve to 1-2 Weeks
- Ноября 25, 2017

If you are wandering to save the most on your favorite smartphone then you can choose the best for you from the ones which we have collaborated below. In addition to this, we are also covering Black Friday deals extensively, so do check them out as well. T-Mobile is selling a buy-one-get-one offer on Samsung's Galaxy line of devices. (more...)
New Facebook tool will enable users to see propaganda pages they've liked New Facebook tool will enable users to see propaganda pages they've liked
- Ноября 25, 2017

Given billions of people use the site, it's likely that many people will never know about the page, let alone use it. US lawmakers have criticized the tech firms for not doing more to detect the alleged election meddling, which the Russian government denies involvement in. (more...)
Facebook tool to show users if they liked 'fake news' Facebook tool to show users if they liked 'fake news'
- Ноября 25, 2017

In the weeks leading up to the 2016 USA election, Facebook shut down 5.8 million fake accounts in the United States. In recent years, Facebook and other social networks like it have become breeding grounds for fake news, the unfortunate result of a huge number of people depending on it as their primary news source. (more...)
Facebook Messenger now lets you send 4K photos Facebook Messenger now lets you send 4K photos
- Ноября 24, 2017

We're making significant investments in how people communicate visually on Messenger. With the change, photos up to 4096 x 4096 pixels will appear in full fidelity or, according to Facebook , "the highest quality many smartphones support". (more...)
OnePlus 5T Won't Work With Verizon, Sprint; OnePlus 5 To Be Discontinued OnePlus 5T Won't Work With Verizon, Sprint; OnePlus 5 To Be Discontinued
- Ноября 24, 2017

However, it looks like the new Android smartphone won't be compatible with Verizon and Sprint in the U.S. The lack of a home button, due to the OnePlus 5T accommodating a larger screen than its predecessor, means there's less to be damaged at the front of handset, with the front-facing camera and earpiece standing up to solid probing with a Stanley knife like blade. (more...)
PM Modi launches UMANG app for government services PM Modi launches UMANG app for government services
- Ноября 24, 2017

It has paved the way for well-organized service delivery and governance. The Prime Minister put the onus on countries to take responsibility to ensure the digital space does not become a playground for "the dark forces of terrorism and radicalisation". (more...)
Apple iPhone Rumors: iPhone SE2 Will Reportedly Release In March 2018 Apple iPhone Rumors: iPhone SE2 Will Reportedly Release In March 2018
- Ноября 24, 2017

As the SE was significantly less expensive than Apple's luxury phones, it may very well be that the company is looking to focus their efforts on increasing their representation in the huge market that is India. The iPhone SE 2 is believed to feature the Touch ID sensor that was launched with the iPhone 6S. Details of specs are yet to be unveiled, but it's been claimed in the past that Apple will release 32GB and 128GB versions, with 2GB of RAM and a 12 megapixel camera. (more...)
Check out early renders of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 Check out early renders of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9
- Ноября 23, 2017

BGR has published some renders from a reliable source. VB notes this indicates Samsung will follow a "tick-tock" pattern with its Galaxy S lineup next year which, if you recall, is what Apple usually tends to do with its S-branded iPhones. (more...)
SEGA Announces Valkyria Chronicles 4, Debuts New Trailer SEGA Announces Valkyria Chronicles 4, Debuts New Trailer
- Ноября 21, 2017

Valkyria Chronicles 4 is due out for PlayStation 4 on March 21, 2018 and for Switch in summer 2018 in Japan, and for PlayStation 4, Xbox One , and Switch in 2018 in the Americas and Europe. The last half of the trailer teases gameplay which looks to be returning to its tactical strategy roots from the first game released in 2008. Three other characters have been shown: heavy weapons technician Riley Miller, Darcsen division officer Raz, and sniper prodigy Kai Schulen. (more...)
Lucasfilm isn't a fan of microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront 2 either Lucasfilm isn't a fan of microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront 2 either
- Ноября 21, 2017

Which is what you'd expect the company to say, since the last thing it wants to do is spook the investors. "Gamers aren't overcharged, they're undercharged (and we're gamers)", he adds, "This saga has been a ideal storm for overreaction as it involves EA, Star Wars , Reddit, and certain purist gaming journalists/outlets who dislike MTX". (more...)

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