Tech


Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Hits PC in February Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Hits PC in February
- January 11, 2018

In a new livestream today, Square Enix has now shared the amount of characters that will be a part of the Season Pass for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT . Fans that purchase the game through STEAM within the first week of launch will also receive a 20% discount, a three-track digital music compilation and a new STEAM Skin illustrated by famed FINAL FANTASY artist Isamu Kamikokuryo. (more...)
Google buys United Kingdom start-up Redux Google buys United Kingdom start-up Redux
- January 11, 2018

The transfer of shares was confirmed on December 13 based on United Kingdom regulatory filings. A spokesperson for Google refused to comment on the price of the acquisition or any further details. At the time, it said the sound quality was 'decent'. It had raised $5 million in Series B funding from Arie Capital on March 22nd, 2017. This technology has interesting ramifications and possible uses in Google's consumer lineup. (more...)
Pokken Tournament DX Battle Pack Details, 2 New Fighters Revealed Pokken Tournament DX Battle Pack Details, 2 New Fighters Revealed
- January 11, 2018

Aegislash and Blastoise are both entering the ring, as well as new support Pokemon. There DLC will be released in 2 waves of paid DLC hitting Pokken Tournament in 2018 called the " Battle Pack ". Wave 2 of the DLC adds Blastoise to play as, and Mew and Celebi as a support Pokemon set. The gen 1 water starter rises to challenge Charizard, the gen 1 fire starter Pokemon. (more...)
Balloon World Competitive Mini-Game Balloon World Competitive Mini-Game
- January 11, 2018

After completing the main story, players will be able to speak to Luigi in stages to start the competitive modes. When searching for balloons you'll be looking for those hidden by others around the world - so good luck tracking down all the hidden spots you'll likely have missed. (more...)
Intel accused of not being forthcoming on impact of Meltdown, Spectre Intel accused of not being forthcoming on impact of Meltdown, Spectre
- January 11, 2018

The updates come because many CPUs from AMD, ARM, and Intel , are said to be vulnerable to the flaws found by the Google Project Zero back in June previous year. And just so you don't get the idea that Intel is sitting on its hands with regards to future products, the company says that it is making changes to its next-generation processors to "maximize security and performance". (more...)
Researchers uncover major macOS High Sierra password bug Researchers uncover major macOS High Sierra password bug
- January 11, 2018

Leaving the password text box blank or entering literally anything-including an incorrect password-will still allow the user to perform the changes to the account's App Store preferences. That includes options for automatically downloading and installing updates and, ironically, modifying how often the App Store should require a user to provide their password for purchases and downloads. (more...)
Are Your WhatsApp Encrypted Group Chats Exposed To Strangers? Are Your WhatsApp Encrypted Group Chats Exposed To Strangers?
- January 11, 2018

With over 1.2 billion monthly active users, WhatsApp is available in more than 50 different languages around the world and in 10 Indian languages. Anyone in control of WhatsApp's servers - like an employee instructed by a government, for example - could spoof security processes and add new members to groups and snoop on private conversations, researchers at Germany's Ruhr University Bochum have claimed. (more...)
Darkest Dungeon Developers Reveal Nintendo Switch Release Date
- January 11, 2018

Red Hook Games, the creators of Darkest Dungeon , made no mention of the game's "Crimson edition" or "Ancestral edition" which bundles the game's DLC and soundtrack with the main game for a discount, so there's a good chance all the DLC will have to be purchased individually. (more...)
Facelifted Ford Edge revealed to American market Facelifted Ford Edge revealed to American market
- January 11, 2018

Ford Australia has confirmed that non-ST versions of the SUV will be making their way to Australia, as a long awaited Territory replacement, though the model will be called "Endura" for our market, as Toyota owns local rights to the Edge name. (more...)
Samsung Announces Plans to Unlock FM Chips in Next Batch of Phones Samsung Announces Plans to Unlock FM Chips in Next Batch of Phones
- January 11, 2018

In any case, if you'll get any of Samsung's future smartphones that will have their FM Radio chips unlocked, then you will be able to connect directly with the NextRadio app and listen to your favorite local stations. "They are providing their customers a more engaging, immersive radio experience and, as importantly, a means to connect with life-saving information in emergencies". (more...)
YouTube's Response to the Logan Paul Controversy Leaves Viewers VERY Unhappy YouTube's Response to the Logan Paul Controversy Leaves Viewers VERY Unhappy
- January 11, 2018

The video company said Paul would be removed from its high-tier ad program and that he would not be featured in the fourth season of its original comedy " Foursome ". While YouTube didn't provide any details, it said that Paul's channel violated its community guidelines when the video was posted and that it was " looking at further consequences ". (more...)
Here's How PUBG Runs On Xbox One X With The Newest Update Here's How PUBG Runs On Xbox One X With The Newest Update
- January 11, 2018

Before the patch was rolled out, players exploited the fact that vehicles were tougher to kill due to their mobility and toughness, leading them to ride one and win the game by just running over other players. This is a high probability that everyone will be able to get one of the two new. The new crates each have a 40% chance of dropping, while the existing Wanderer and Survivor crates now each have a 10% chance of dropping. (more...)
Mobile US starts 2-for-1 offer on latest iPhones Mobile US starts 2-for-1 offer on latest iPhones
- January 11, 2018

The cost doesn't appear to have hurt the iPhone X's sales, but limited supply of the phone for the last few months have meant that you'd be lucky to just find an iPhone X in stock, let alone a sale on one. To qualify for the promotion, the new phones must be purchased and activated on one of T-Mobile's Equipment Installment Plans . If you buy an iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus , or iPhone X, you can get up to US$700 off a second iPhone 7, 8, or X. (more...)
Total War goes to China in Three Kingdoms Total War goes to China in Three Kingdoms
- January 10, 2018

While Total War fans may have anxious that developer Creative Assembly had gotten side-tracked by fantastical games like its Warhammer series, it promised previous year that a new historical game was in the works . As you may have imagined, this means that the game is going to be set in ancient China, in the era popularized by series like Dynasty Warriors and Romance of the Three Kingdoms . (more...)
Sturridge makes loan offer to Serie A Sturridge makes loan offer to Serie A
- January 10, 2018

Although a proposed move to Inter may look like a good switch on the surface of it, the chances of Sturridge getting regular game time in Milan are not going to improve. "The situation with the player is completely ok", said Klopp. "So we have November, and even if he feels a little different, there is a month and a half to go until any window opens and until then I don't think a second about things like this". (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) EVP Sells $338845.50 in Stock
- January 10, 2018

About 1.94M shares traded. Halbert Hargrove Russell Limited Liability Company owns 0.06% invested in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE ) for 1,509 shares. Therefore 58% are positive. TCI Wealth Advisors Inc. boosted its position in shares of Adobe Systems by 11.1% in the third quarter. The rating was maintained by Bernstein on Friday, March 18 with "Outperform". (more...)
A senator wants more answers from Apple on iPhone slowdown controversy A senator wants more answers from Apple on iPhone slowdown controversy
- January 10, 2018

John Thune (R-SD), chairman of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, said in the letter that Apple has failed to act with enough transparency. The senator requested the company to answer by January 23. The retail price of the iPhone X, which went on sale in November, starts at $999. "There's been a lot of misunderstanding about this issue, so we would like to clarify and let you know about some changes we're making". (more...)
SteelSeries Rival 600 Gaming Mouse Unveiled SteelSeries Rival 600 Gaming Mouse Unveiled
- January 10, 2018

Lock in the exact weight you want with light-to-heavy customization, with over 256 weight and balance configurations possible. However if you're cool with wired mice, then the Rival 600 has a rather cool feature in the form of a second sensor from PixArt. (more...)
CES 2018: Ultra Game Boy in the Works at Hyperkin CES 2018: Ultra Game Boy in the Works at Hyperkin
- January 10, 2018

To that end, as well as having a full aluminium case to better prevent the nicks and dings the original was a magnet for, the Ultra Game Boy has a number of other mod cons. Hyperkin is also customizing the device so musicians can use the console to create modern chiptunes. As the console is still in production so the name Ultra Game Boy is not final but this is what they are calling it for the time being, so let's go with it for now. (more...)
LG G7 to be announced in mid-March LG G7 to be announced in mid-March
- January 10, 2018

As well as possibly showcasing the LG G7 name, it's also confirmation that the successor for 2018, whatever it may be called, will run a Qualcomm processor with Quick Charge 4.0 capability, probably thanks to the rumoured Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 it's said to be running. (more...)