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Dead Rising 4 is finally coming to PS4 Dead Rising 4 is finally coming to PS4
- September 01, 2017

It was just a matter of time before Dead Rising's Frank West made his return to the PlayStation 4. Now, players will be able to suit up in various costumes based on classic Capcom characters, including Mega Man and Street Fighter's Cammy. (more...)
Sony Unveils The Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact Packing 3D Scanning Features Sony Unveils The Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact Packing 3D Scanning Features
- September 01, 2017

The Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact is constructed from glass fibre weave plastic, giving it a different look and feel to the ceramic-like plastic on the Sony Xperia X Compact . Both the Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact are easily identified as Sony smartphones, but ones that can not really stand apart from the rest of Sony's smartphone lineup in terms of design . (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Front Panel Leaked Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Front Panel Leaked
- September 01, 2017

While Xiaomi has confirmed they are going to launch the smartphone in China on September 11 a few days before. That's the day the iPhone 8 is expected to make its debut. Rumors so far have described the Xiaomi smartphone as having 3D face scanning abilities, just like the iPhone 8, and an under-display fingerprint reader, a tool which the iPhone 8 lacks. (more...)
Queensferry Crossing missing from Google Maps Queensferry Crossing missing from Google Maps
- September 01, 2017

He added that Google was aware of the Queensferry Crossing and was working to update Maps as soon as possible, but only once the bridge was officially opened to traffic. It will re-open to traffic again on Thursday. Queensferry Crossing is an extension of the M90 motorway across the Forth Bridge. James Anderson's 1818 blueprint for a "Bridge of Chains proposed to be thrown over the Frith (sic) of Forth" was found in a University of Edinburgh archive. (more...)
Amazon Is Giving a Starsky & Hutch Reboot a Go Amazon Is Giving a Starsky & Hutch Reboot a Go
- September 01, 2017

Amazon has scooped up acclaimed writer James Gunn and set him to work penning the script for an upcoming TV reboot of the classic buddy-cop show Starsky and Hutch . The show as also turned into a comedy feature with Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Snoop Dogg in 2004. "At Amazon I believed we would have the most freedom to create something that is different, challenges the audience, and that strays outside the parameters of genre from time to time", Gunn said. (more...)
Bentley Continental GT Revealed Ahead Of Its Official Debut Bentley Continental GT Revealed Ahead Of Its Official Debut
- September 01, 2017

This time around, images of the 2018 Bentley Continental GT has surfaced online indicating a more athletic look as compared to its predecessor. The third-generation model is, according to Bentley, designed, engineered (on a Porsche Panamera platform) and hand-made in Britain, now featuring an uprated 6.0-litre 12-cylinder engine, twin-turbocharged to deliver 626 horsepower and 900Nm of torque. (more...)
Image gallery: 2017 Skoda Octavia RS 230 Image gallery: 2017 Skoda Octavia RS 230
- September 01, 2017

It goes from naught to 100kmph in 6.8 seconds, topping out at 250kmph. The Skoda Octavia RS returns an ARAI-certified mileage of 14.45kpl and requires 95 RON fuel to optimise performance. Also present is a flat-bottomed sports steering wheel which is draped in perforated leather and features controls for the audio system and phone connectivity. (more...)
Lenovo's Yoga 720 is a mild update to a mild convertible Lenovo's Yoga 720 is a mild update to a mild convertible
- September 01, 2017

While the Yoga 720 is a basic variant and features the 7th generation Intel core processors, the Yoga 920 is the flagship device of the series and houses the latest 8th generation Intel core processors. Despite packing all these stuff, it weighs just 1.37 kg (3.02 lbs) and it is just 13.95 mm (0.55 in) thick. And lastly, the Miix 520 also has far-field microphones. (more...)
Sony's XZ1 and XZ1 Compact are all about the camera tricks Sony's XZ1 and XZ1 Compact are all about the camera tricks
- September 01, 2017

Sony appears to have listened to its critics, and so this year we have the Xperia XZ1 Compact , packing nearly all of the same premium specs as the full-sized flagship. The Xperia XZ1 will go on sale September 19, priced at $699.99. Staying true to its name, the Xperia XZ1 Compact arrives with a 4.6-inch IPS LCD display with the resolution of 720×1280 pixels. (more...)
Nissan gears the 370Z towards enthusiasts Nissan gears the 370Z towards enthusiasts
- September 01, 2017

The auto, which was first put into production in 2009, now features visual updates such as black door handles and a black rear bumper fascia, as well as dark-tinted headlamps as standard. Open the door of the refreshed 370Z GT model and you'll find the NissanConnect Premium infotainment system standard, with a seven-inch touchscreen, sat nav and rear-view camera, as well as a DVD player. (more...)
Kapil Sharma on a break Kapil Sharma on a break
- September 01, 2017

A spokesperson for the channel told the publication, "Kapil has been under the weather for sometime now. If and when it happens, the show might get the 10 pm slot". He had mentioned, "There's Kapil as an artist, a person, and a show. And that keeps us really happy". There have been several recent reports of the star casts of various films, including Baadshaho , getting upset with Kapil for making them wait and then, eventually, cancelling the shoot due to his bad health. (more...)
Asus announces new devices, including the ZenBook Flip 14 Asus announces new devices, including the ZenBook Flip 14
- September 01, 2017

First, the Zenbook Flip 14; ASUS touts this to be the worlds thinnest 2-in-1 laptop. The 14-inch NanoEdge Full HD display has a bezel so thin, ZenBook Flip 14 is able to have the same compact size as traditional 13-inch laptops for a better visual experience and easier portability. (more...)
Select WhatsApp Business Accounts Get Verified Badges Select WhatsApp Business Accounts Get Verified Badges
- September 01, 2017

The page adds that "business verification is now limited to a small number of businesses participating in a pilot program". Facebook-owned WhatsApp wants to be the communication solution that businesses use to get in touch with their customers. (more...)
Does Uni-Pixel, Inc. (UNXL)'s current closing price competes the market?
- August 31, 2017

It last reported revenues of $436.68 million and EPS of -$0.23 for the June 2017, representing -2183500% top-line growth and 343.26 EPS growth. The stock now has Monthly Volatility of 4.75% and Weekly Volatility of 6.94%. Stocks that are volatile and move more than the overall market have a beta greater than 1 while stocks with price swings less than the market have a beta less than 1.0. (more...)
Capcom to re-release $100 'Street Fighter II' SNES cartridges Capcom to re-release $100 'Street Fighter II' SNES cartridges
- August 31, 2017

As the company explains: "The "Legacy Cartridge Collection" embodies retro-inspired luxury, amplifying the core SNES box design with a glistening foil sheen, delicately embossed texture, chic spot varnish and an innovative tri-fold cover that opens to reveal bonus vintage art". (more...)
SanDisk just produced the world's largest MicroSD card SanDisk just produced the world's largest MicroSD card
- August 31, 2017

Prior to it, the largest capacity for a microSD card was 256GB. The flash card is SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I capacity of 400 GB will come at an estimated price of $ 250. Ideal for Android™ smartphone and tablet users, the world's highest-capacity card can hold up to 40 hours of Full HD video and features superfast transfer speeds of up to 100MB/s** to deliver premium performance. (more...)
Sony to release its own smart speaker Sony to release its own smart speaker
- August 31, 2017

Sony has just announced a Google Assistant powered smart speaker at IFA 2017 , and it looks pretty promising. The Sony LF-S50G has a similar design to Apple's HomePod , only it's a little taller and it adds a little more detailing to its base compared to Apple's smart speaker. (more...)
Dollar General 2nd-qtr comparable sales beat estimates Dollar General 2nd-qtr comparable sales beat estimates
- August 31, 2017

On a per share basis, net income was flat at $1.08 per share. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $79.00 price target (up previously from $78.00) on shares of Dollar General Corporation in a report on Saturday, June 3rd. (more...)
Teenager filmed setting dog on fire with aerosol can and lighter Teenager filmed setting dog on fire with aerosol can and lighter
- August 31, 2017

At one point in the video she appears to touch the dog with the flame and the animal rushes away. The two juveniles involved, a 13 and a 14-year-old girl, haven't faced any charges yet. 'We did find some small sign of injury, consistent of singed fur, ' Sgt. Posten continued. Police have not yet announced whether the young girls face formal charges, as the district attorney's office will ultimately decide that after the investigation is complete. (more...)
Moto X4 Booth Spotted in Berlin Moto X4 Booth Spotted in Berlin
- August 31, 2017

Unlike the previous fifth generation of "Moto G5" series, Moto G5s Plus comes in single RAM+storage configuration. The 12MP rear shooter will feature dual pixel autofocus, f/2.0 aperture and 1.4µm pixel size, while the other 8MP ultra-wide sensor will feature f/2.2 aperture, 1.12µm pixel size and 120° field of view. (more...)