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Steam Link App BETA Now Available For All Android Users Steam Link App BETA Now Available For All Android Users
- May 18, 2018

Obviously, we're talking about streaming your games from the PC/Mac to a smartphone, not actually running them from the Android or iOS device. It is, but before you pack your bags and head out the door prepared to play games like Grand Theft Auto V or The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on your daily commute, there are some limitations to what the Steam Link app can do: First and foremost of those is that it only works with a PC that's on the same network. (more...)
Sony is updating existing headphones with Google Assistant Sony is updating existing headphones with Google Assistant
- May 18, 2018

On these first two devices, Sony has repurposed the "ambient" button for Assistant, but you have control over whether or not this is active. Prior to this update going out Google Assistant was technically accessible from both of these pars of headphones but to activate it you were required to hold down the call button. (more...)
Glowing Sunset Follows Severe Storms in CT Glowing Sunset Follows Severe Storms in CT
- May 18, 2018

Her home was OK, but some of her neighbors saw a tremendous amount of damage. Almost every road in town was impacted. Dayle Knapp, of Knapp Tree Inc., said his tree removal crews couldn't clear the streets until utility workers take care of the wires. (more...)
Microsoft's Bing Search Engine has Banned Crypto Ads Microsoft's Bing Search Engine has Banned Crypto Ads
- May 17, 2018

The announcement came by way of a short post on the Bing Ads blog . Bing fears that cryptocurrency-related advertisements can potentially increase the risk of users being scammed. Now, a few months later, Bing hops on the crypto-ad ban train and does the same thing. In January, social media giant Facebook banned all ads promoting cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and ICOs. (more...)
Epic Games release new mode with BIG V-Bucks rewards Epic Games release new mode with BIG V-Bucks rewards
- May 17, 2018

Instead, it's basically a competitive mode: you'll play against "other self-selected competitors" and be placed on a leaderboard that ranks players based on their performance in their first 50 games. It would cost you almost $400 to purchase 50,000 V-Bucks yourself, or nearly $200 to purchase 25,000. Epic says this game mode is "a one-off stepping stone to learn how to build great events for all types of players", which means other events just like this could become a regular occurance. (more...)
Motorola Moto 1s full specifications Motorola Moto 1s full specifications
- May 17, 2018

The smartphone comes with the price tag of 1499 Yuan ($ 235/ Rs. 15,935 approx.) and is available to purchase from Lenovo online Shop as well as Motorola store in China. The phone also has a forward facing fingerprint sensor, which also doubles as one key navigation button. Finally, the smartphone has a 3000 mAh Li-ion non-user replaceable battery with Turbocharging support via USB type C port. (more...)
NASA's Mars Cube One takes photo of Earth and Moon NASA's Mars Cube One takes photo of Earth and Moon
- May 17, 2018

CubeSats are ridiculously cool. On May 9, the CubeSats were more than 600,000 miles from Earth. You wouldn't think you could do much with such a device, but in fact they are incredibly versatile and clever designers can make them do all sorts of useful tasks in space. (more...)
Grand Theft Auto V Sells More Than 95 Million Copies Grand Theft Auto V Sells More Than 95 Million Copies
- May 17, 2018

GTA Online mode is also performing well many years after release. This edition includes the Criminal Enterprise Starter Pack, a separate content package that costs €44.99 and is targeted at new GTA Online players by including "the most exciting and popular content", according to Rockstar's announcement, and a $1,000,000 bonus to spend on the game. (more...)
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 reveal Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 reveal
- May 17, 2018

The characters appear to be outfitted with what look like exo suits, leading to speculation that the game will see the return of this controversial equipment. The one in the middle is very, very similar to National Basketball Association star, former San Francisco Giants' pitcher Brian Wilson, who was indeed spotted with Call of Duty merchandise and a hat with what was discovered to be the official logo of Black Ops 4 ahead of its first confirmation. (more...)
New Guinea's lizard royalty is green-blooded, find researchers New Guinea's lizard royalty is green-blooded, find researchers
- May 17, 2018

The bile pigments , known as biliverdin and bilirubin, are toxic by-products of red blood cell catabolism - the process by which enzymes breakdown large molecules into smaller components. The excess of green bile pigment essentially eclipses the normal ruddy hue of their red blood cells. "The problem is that there's green-blooded lizards that aren't green, and there's red-blooded lizards that are green", he explains. (more...)
OnePlus Bullets Wireless: First wireless pair arriving this June OnePlus Bullets Wireless: First wireless pair arriving this June
- May 17, 2018

The earbuds, simply called OnePlus Bullets Wireless, are, as the name suggests, fully wireless (duh). However, don't take them for a swim, unless you want to end up buying a new pair. Disclosure: OnePlus sponsored Gadgets 360 correspondent's flights and hotel for the launch event in London . The headphones are equipped with Bluetooth 4.1 technology for connectivity and use Qualcomm AptX playback technology to offer high-quality audio playback to the users. (more...)
Growing Demand Buoys Builder Confidence Growing Demand Buoys Builder Confidence
- May 17, 2018

A separate report from the National Association of Home Builders showed builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes rose two points to a level of 70 in May after a downwardly revised April reading, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index . (more...)
Spacewalking astronauts tackle pump swap at space station Spacewalking astronauts tackle pump swap at space station
- May 17, 2018

Once the spacewalk is finished, flight controllers back on Earth will use the Canadarm2 robotic arm and Dextre's robotic hand in order to install the new cooling system subassembly on the port-side truss of the space station for a checkout. (more...)
New YouTube section provides better credit to songwriters, labels and more New YouTube section provides better credit to songwriters, labels and more
- May 17, 2018

The new feature, dubbed 'Music In This Video ", will apply to both official music videos and - in what YouTube claims is a first for any platform - relevant user-generated content . And Luke Hood, AEI Group Director and founder of UKF, said: "It's great to see YouTube continuing to drive awareness of artists, songwriters and labels throughout the platform; significantly improving their discoverability to fans, subscribers and creators alike on their favourite videos". (more...)
Will Meghan Markle's father skip the royal wedding? Will Meghan Markle's father skip the royal wedding?
- May 17, 2018

Meghan Markle is estranged from her half-sister, who has not been expected to attend the nuptials, and from her half-brother, Thomas Markle Jr. Wedding highlights will also be available to watch on flights from the day after, BA said, as well as " Suits ", the TV series where Markle made her name, and documentaries on the couple and Windsor Castle. (more...)
Diamondbacks scratch out tiebreaking run in eighth inning to edge Brewers Diamondbacks scratch out tiebreaking run in eighth inning to edge Brewers
- May 17, 2018

Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun was scratched from last night's game with tightness in his mid-back. The game drew 16,762, the smallest home crowd for the Diamondbacks this season. Lorenzo Cain walked to load the bases off reliever Jimmie Sherfy, and Domingo Santana's sacrifice fly made it 4-2. Patrick Corbin allowed four runs in six-plus frames as he fell to 4-and-1. (more...)
YouTube launching new music streaming service that rivals Spotify YouTube launching new music streaming service that rivals Spotify
- May 17, 2018

If you like an artist or genre, YouTube Music will put their new singles and albums right on your homepage, so you don't find out about Daughtry's new single months after it came out like me. Entering the gym? We'll suggest some beats to get the heart-rate going. YouTube is the Internet's biggest video site, with more than 1.8 billion accounts tuning in every month. (more...)
Marvel Avengers OnePlus 6 is here and it looks incredible Marvel Avengers OnePlus 6 is here and it looks incredible
- May 17, 2018

This one though will have Hydrogen OS instead of Oxygen OS but they are extremely similar, and you could of course flash an Oxygen OS to it, just as you could a Star Wars OnePlus 5T. As far as the OnePlus specifications are concerned, the smartphone packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor that runs at a speed of 2.8GHz - it speeds up performance by 30% and lowers power consumption by 10%, says firm. (more...)
Ripple Launches Innovation Initiative Xpring Ripple Launches Innovation Initiative Xpring
- May 17, 2018

The Ripple team announced the new initiative in a press release published on May 14th, stating that the Xpring project is created to ensure that interesting entrepreneurs "have the key essentials to grow their businesses and prosper". (more...)
NWS confirms tornado in Wayne County NWS confirms tornado in Wayne County
- May 17, 2018

The EF1 storm moved through a discontinuous path of 75 yards in Patterson with estimated peak winds of 100 miles per hour. A third tornado hit Newburgh in Orange County. Steven Price, the director of the county Emergency Management Agency, and representatives of the weather service spent the day examining damage left by Tuesday's thunderstorms. (more...)