Tech


Andromeda ties off loose ends with a new novel
- October 31, 2017

Valente called Mass Effect: Annihilation . No exact release for the novel has been announced yet, but it is planned to arrive next year. "As the pathogen jumps species, the ship's systems begin to fail, making it clear this is no accident", says BioWare , the game's developer. (more...)
Essential Phone Early Adopters Get a $200 Discount
- October 31, 2017

Further, the buy can be made through Essential's online store or Sprint, Best Buy or Amazon in the US. The discount is being offered through a $200 Friends & Family code, but unfortunately, will not be refunded to users - instead, they can use the discount to buy accessories like the Essential Camera or a new Essential Phone. (more...)
Play as Horizon Zero Dawn's Aloy in Monster Hunter World
- October 31, 2017

Players will also be able to head into the desert land of Wildspire Waste where they will meet an armored monster named Barroth. Watch the new trailer below. In order to join in the beta when its starts on December 9th, you'll need to be a PlayStation Plus subscriber. Monster Hunter: World launches on PS4 and Xbox One on January 26. (more...)
Microsoft kills off Outlook.com Premium, bundles features into Office 365
- October 30, 2017

Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal subscribers enjoy even larger amounts of storage: 50 GB of space in total. Microsoft is bringing Outlook.com premium features like no ads to its Office 365 subscribers today. As you may recall, Microsoft launched Outlook.com Premium in February , offering custom domain support for up to five users, information sharing between accounts, and an ad-free inbox. (more...)
Call of Duty: WWII Early Release Copies Won't Work Without Patch Call of Duty: WWII Early Release Copies Won't Work Without Patch
- October 30, 2017

Only a handful of new games will be available on store shelves this week, as most publishers are running scared from the pending launch of the latest game in the Call of Duty franchise. The trailer shows off one of the multiplayer's killstreaks, with a player calling in a plane to rain bullets and explosives down on their enemies below, and shows another player torching his enemies with a flamethrower. (more...)
Skype's controversial mobile redesign is coming to Windows and Mac today Skype's controversial mobile redesign is coming to Windows and Mac today
- October 30, 2017

Skype for desktop's contact list has seen an overhaul, too. The contact list has been improved so you can pin individuals or groups and change the way in which people are ordered. Yes, Skype's status updates are making a return with this new version, allowing you to change your online status to let friends know when you are and aren't available to chat. (more...)
Far Cry 5's Online Co-Op Trailer Details 'Guns' and 'Fangs for Hire'
- October 30, 2017

You can get a glimpse of the co-op in the trailer above! The entire campaign can be played cooperatively so you and a friend can have a blast as you save Hope County. The Far Cry 5 co-op mode also offers aid to help the duo take on particularly hard tasks. Recruit Guns and Fangs for hire to help defeat the cult. (more...)
Destiny 2 to Get Endgame Improvements Destiny 2 to Get Endgame Improvements
- October 30, 2017

That should give you time to play some other holiday releases ... or to yell at Bungie about the lack of content on the internet. For those out of the loop for Destiny lore, Osiris is Ikora's old mentor and the inspiration to the Trials of Osiris Crucible mode. (more...)
An Apple analyst believes all iPhones will have Face ID in 2018 An Apple analyst believes all iPhones will have Face ID in 2018
- October 30, 2017

Facial recognition technology built into the new iPhone X and other smartphone operating systems could have "significant" applications in online motor finance, according to e-commerce solutions company iVendi. The Android manufacturers are also trying to get the 3D techniques for the smartphones. In fact, such a feature may be introduced to Android devices by early 2019. (more...)
Wedbush Securities Raised Cisco Systems (CSCO) Position; Ferro (FOE) Has 1.06 Sentiment
- October 30, 2017

Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, September 5 report. The rating was initiated by Drexel Hamilton with "Buy" on Friday, October 9. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Florida-based Professional Advisory Ser has invested 0.05% in Cisco Systems, Inc . (more...)
Steve Jobs-owned BMW Z8 with Motorola flip phone being auctioned
- October 30, 2017

RM Sotheby's will soon be auctioning the 2000 BMW Z8 that was once owned and driven by Jobs. The auto comes with a copy of its old California registration, under the name "Jobs, Steven P". Despite the handful of owners over the last 17 years, the Z8 has only 15,200 miles on the odometer, and it comes with a number of original accessories, including the hardtop, vehicle cover, keys, navigation CDs, owner's manuals, and, most interestingly, the BMW-branded Motorola cell phone that came with ... (more...)
Huawei retains fragile lead in China smartphone shipments, Apple finally finds growth Huawei retains fragile lead in China smartphone shipments, Apple finally finds growth
- October 30, 2017

The report shows this makes it Apple's best performance in China in the last eight quarters, where its growth has slowed considerably since the launch of the iPhone 6S . tech giant, due to report quarterly results on Thursday. "Demand from iPhone users have helped fuel orders for iPhone 8s and the larger iPhone Plus in China in the absence of the iPhone X", said Canalys Research Analyst Mo Jia. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 received a permanent price cut in India
- October 30, 2017

When compared to its predecessor aka Mi Max - the Mi Max 2 features smaller bezels and boasts a sleeker design. The Mi Max 2 is flawless for those seeking to buy a phablet. Memory wise, the phone features 4GB RAM along with 32GB or 64GB inbuilt storage. Up front, there is a 5MP camera for selfies and video calling. The company claims that the device can charge up to 68% in one hour and offers two days of battery backup. (more...)
Airtel partners with Celkon to offer smartphone at Rs 1349 Airtel partners with Celkon to offer smartphone at Rs 1349
- October 30, 2017

The Android powered smartphone offers full access to apps on Google Play Store. Now today, Airtel has announced its partnership with Celkon to bring us yet another affordable 4G smartphone - the Celkon Smart 4G . The Karbonn A40 Indian comes with a 4-inch display , a 1.3 Ghz processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage which is expandable by up to 32GB via micro-SD card. (more...)
You make no sense, Deepika Padukone tells Alia Bhatt You make no sense, Deepika Padukone tells Alia Bhatt
- October 30, 2017

This song released on YouTube 5 days ago has so far received over 25 million views. Also, the grand set and Shahid Kapoor in the royal look is getting praises from the audience. Everyone around Deepika Padukone , who is now gearing up for the release of her next film, Padmavati , have been advising the actress to pick a lighter film after Padmavati . (more...)
Google CEO Pichai joins 'cheese in burger' debate Google CEO Pichai joins 'cheese in burger' debate
- October 30, 2017

The debate started on last Saturday when Baekdal, the founder of Baekdal Media, started a discussion on twitter about the placement of cheese in the " burger emoji " and how it is different on Google from Apple . The discussion gathered a lot of attention on Twitter and many other social media platforms, with Pichai receiving around 10,000 retweets by twitter users. (more...)
Amazon is updating the basic Kindle with Audible support Amazon is updating the basic Kindle with Audible support
- October 30, 2017

According to a listing on Amazon, it looks as though that functionality is coming to its cheapest kindle model as well. The e-retail giant's older Kindles used to have the feature, but it was eventually killed off like a supporting actor in a soap opera. (more...)
Airtel FRC 144 offers unlimited calls, data benefits for new users Airtel FRC 144 offers unlimited calls, data benefits for new users
- October 30, 2017

Under this offer, Airtel users will get unlimited calling along with 2GB of 4G data with a validity of 28 days. Talking about the full benefits of new Airtel FRC 144 plan, new users get unlimited Airtel to Airtel calls with a weekly limit of 1000 minutes and a daily limit of 250 minutes. (more...)
State Can't Challenge Law Passed By Centre, Says SC, Slamming Mamata Govt State Can't Challenge Law Passed By Centre, Says SC, Slamming Mamata Govt
- October 30, 2017

Trinamool Congress Chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seem to be adamant on not leaving any opportunity to pull down the ruling BJP at the Centre and the policies implemented by the Modi government. She had said that she did not care even if her mobile connection was disconnected. On Wednesday, Banerjee had declared she would not link her mobile number to her Aadhaar number and asked her party members to follow suit. (more...)
Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD) Price Target Lowered to $197.00 at Morgan Stanley
- October 30, 2017

The stock decreased 1.10% or $0.12 on October 27, reaching $10.8. About 4.86M shares traded. Solium Capital Inc. (TSE:SUM) has 0.00% since October 28, 2016 and is. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) for 317,100 shares. Horrell Mngmt holds 0.74% or 27,941 shares. Parthenon Ltd Co accumulated 41,475 shares or 0.51% of the stock. Finally, WFG Advisors LP lifted its position in shares of Pioneer Natural Resources by 10.2% in the 2nd quarter. (more...)