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Original Star Wars Battlefront 2's Multiplayer Restored Original Star Wars Battlefront 2's Multiplayer Restored
- October 03, 2017

This started with Empire at War and has since moved onto Pandemic's cherished iteration of Star Wars Battlefront 2 . Ultimately, the fact that Battlefront 2's servers are back online could be a good thing for Star Wars fans in more ways than one. (more...)
Maiden US crude oil shipment arrives at Paradip Port Maiden US crude oil shipment arrives at Paradip Port
- October 03, 2017

Reliance, the owner of the world's biggest refining complex at Jamnagar, is joining state-run refiners Indian Oil Corp, Bharat Petroleum Corp and Hindustan Petroleum Corp in importing USA crude. USA crude oil shipments to India have the potential to boost bilateral trade by up to $2 billion, the US embassy in India said in a statement on Monday. (more...)
Samsung Odyssey Windows Mixed Reality Headset Price, Spec and Release Date Revealed Samsung Odyssey Windows Mixed Reality Headset Price, Spec and Release Date Revealed
- October 03, 2017

The Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset is the lowest at $299, followed by the Dell Visor and Lenovo Explorer at $349 apiece, and then the HP Windows Mixed Reality Headset priced at $450 including motion controllers. The page has the Samsung Odyssey priced at $499 United States dollars (including motion controllers), making it the most expensive out of all the Windows Mixed Reality devices from Dell, HP, Lenovo and Acer - which are priced between $399 and $449). (more...)
Las Vegas shooting: Shooter's 'companion an Australian granny' Las Vegas shooting: Shooter's 'companion an Australian granny'
- October 03, 2017

They married in Las Vegas in 1990, according to Washoe County records. "We assure though that the BI shall cooperate with any and all of our global counterparts in providing any relevant information that would help their investigation", she said. (more...)
Instagram adds polling stickers to Stories Instagram adds polling stickers to Stories
- October 03, 2017

The new "poll" stickers allow users to add two-option queries to their Stories. Just make sure you check back in before the story disappears to see the poll results! Once you've updated the app you should have the new features. According to Instagram, the new interactive poll sticker in its stories feature allows users to post a question for their followers and track results in real time as people vote. (more...)
Microsoft Game Gifting Available to Select Xbox One Insiders Microsoft Game Gifting Available to Select Xbox One Insiders
- October 03, 2017

There's no official announcement from Microsoft in regards to this new option being available to members of the Xbox Insiders Program but this has been a long-awaited feature for many so it's exciting to see it slowly roll out to the masses. (more...)
WhatsApp has created its own emojis with a distinctly Apple flavour WhatsApp has created its own emojis with a distinctly Apple flavour
- October 03, 2017

In the latest version WhatsApp beta for Android, Facebook owned Whatsapp has introduced it's own set of emoji. This actually brings WhatsApp's emojis a little closer to the ones featured in Android Oreo. WhatsApp recently made it easier to search for emojis via the emoji keyword. Prior to that, the emojis available on the platform were those available on iOS and worked on other operating systems. (more...)
Nissan Leaf Nismo Concept revealed before Tokyo motor show Nissan Leaf Nismo Concept revealed before Tokyo motor show
- October 03, 2017

First launched in 2010, Nissan's original 100 per cent electric e-NV200 is Europe's best-selling e-van, but the updated version announced today will be capable of travelling 60 per cent further on a single charge, the firm said. The Euro-spec has the exact same credentials as the Japanese version, including the availability of the ProPILOT advanced driver assistance system and most of all the ProPILOT Park for fully autonomous parking. (more...)
Hot Stocks Among Investors: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE), Alcoa Corporation (AA) Hot Stocks Among Investors: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE), Alcoa Corporation (AA)
- October 03, 2017

State Street Corp now owns 19,516,573 shares of the software company's stock worth $2,539,679,000 after acquiring an additional 234,270 shares during the last quarter. Rench Wealth Inc holds 2.7% or 63,890 shares. On average, equities analysts forecast that Adobe Systems will post $4.22 EPS for the current year. Envestnet Asset Mgmt Inc owns 217,090 shares or 0.08% of their U.S. (more...)
Android Wear Beta now available for LG Watch Sport Android Wear Beta now available for LG Watch Sport
- October 03, 2017

Google have publicly tested new updates to their software for a while and today they are continuing this with their Android Wear flagship, the LG Watch Sport . This means devices running older versions are not included, nor are devices that don't have Google Play installed (such as many Android phones and tablets in China, Amazon's Fire line, and so on). (more...)
OnePlus 6 Release Date Leaked Along with Bezel-Less Display Design OnePlus 6 Release Date Leaked Along with Bezel-Less Display Design
- October 03, 2017

After the launch of OnePlus 5 this year, reports had started making rounds that the company may come up with the improved version of this year launch with OnePlus 5T . The OnePlus 5 already touts overkill specifications for a flagship in its price range; 8GB of RAM paired with 128GB of storage isn't a joke especially in a smartphone and releasing the OnePlus 5T that could potentially deliver slightly better performance in benchmarking tests and a bigger battery would be considered ... (more...)
AMD Radeon RX Vega bares its teeth in Forza Motorsport 7 AMD Radeon RX Vega bares its teeth in Forza Motorsport 7
- October 03, 2017

When compared with Nvidia's highest consumer offering, the RX Vega 64 has an increase of 23 percent over the GTX 1080 Ti , marking the first instance in a long time that AMD has taken a clear lead in the enthusiast market. That's a strong showing for AMD overall, and while we'd expect driver updates from Teams Red and Green to improve things in the future, it at least shows that Vega could have a bit more life in it than initially expected. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Is the Latest Victim of Review Bombing PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Is the Latest Victim of Review Bombing
- October 03, 2017

The ad itself isn't necessarily the issue, though. Players have expressed on Steam that with paying for the game, advertisements shouldn't be included. "The ad appears only if you connect from China, so it wouldn't be a problem for players elsewhere, but why did [developer-publisher] Bluehole even approved this?" Here's hoping things improve for Chinese players! This situation seems bad enough to begin with, but tempers flared yesterday, with Chinese players claiming to have have seen ... (more...)
For Some Players Installing Cuphead Was The Most Challenging Part For Some Players Installing Cuphead Was The Most Challenging Part
- October 03, 2017

Following the release of the video game developer Studio MDHR's run and gun title Cuphead last week, many fans of the title have gone on to discover its difficulty, with many undoubtedly still struggling to unlock all of the feats on its achievements list . (more...)
Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV sets Nurburgring record for fastest SUV Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV sets Nurburgring record for fastest SUV
- October 03, 2017

The latter may probably have 505hp to offer but this is apparently enough for the vehicle to claim the best lap time for an SUV on the Nurburgring. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio lapped the Nürburgring in a record 7 minutes 51.7 seconds , making it the fastest SUV ever around the Green Hell. (more...)
Ring launches Protect, its own $199 connected home security system Ring launches Protect, its own $199 connected home security system
- October 02, 2017

United Kingdom and Australian prices and release dates were not announced , but Ring products are widely available in those countries; $199 converts to about £150 or AU$250. On Monday, October 2, Ring announced the launch of Ring Protect, a do-it-yourself, customizable home security system hub that lets you control your Ring doorbell and cameras, as well as any other smart security items you've got set up, including locks, lights, carbon monoxide detectors, thermostats, sensors, and ... (more...)
Roku launches new Ultra 4K media player Roku launches new Ultra 4K media player
- October 02, 2017

Roku Express. First introduced a year ago with a bargain $30 pricetag, the new Roku Express is five times faster than its predecessor but retains the same low price. While it lacks an Ethernet port for the reliability of a wired network connection, it features a new wireless receiver built separately into the power cord that Roku claims offers up to four times the range of last year's Streaming Stick. (more...)
Klopp frustrated after Newcastle draw, pressure on Koeman as Everton lose Klopp frustrated after Newcastle draw, pressure on Koeman as Everton lose
- October 02, 2017

The Reds took the lead through a attractive strike from Philippe Coutinho , who had been pushing for a move to Barcelona all summer long but has seemed to repay the faith Jurgen Klopp has shown him to put him back in the first-team. How many times have we got to say it?" Despite leaving Tyneside with a point, Liverpool boss Klopp was furious with his side's inability to convert their chances, stating that the Reds only gave the Magpies one opportunity to score, which they managed to do. (more...)
Apple Open Sources iOS And macOS Kernel Source Code For ARM Chips Apple Open Sources iOS And macOS Kernel Source Code For ARM Chips
- October 02, 2017

Even though you could grab the code in the past, it wasn't optimized for ARM chips. Apple has always published the source code for the macOS kernel, and since macOS and iOS share the same Unix-based XNU core called Darwin (where XNU is an abbreviation for "X is Not Unix"), technically this was also the iOS kernel. (more...)
Does Apple Have An iPhone 8 Quality Problem? Does Apple Have An iPhone 8 Quality Problem?
- October 02, 2017

Apple said that with the removal of the 3.5mm headphone port, iPhones could become lighter and thinner, and will come with improved battery life, but those benefits were not enough for users. While several iPhone accessory makers have similar adapters for sale, Belkin's is significant as it is the first one on sale from Apple, The Verge reported . (more...)