New, cheaper Oculus VR headset doesn't need a PC

He said the device was an important step towards bringing VR to the masses saying he wanted to get a billion people into virtual reality . Facebook is targeting the device to be more than just a gaming experience with the ability to watch movi... More..

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Reliance Jio Diwali offer: Get full cashback on recharge of Rs 399

The new offer is a limited one and it will be valid starting today i.e. October 12 to October 18. Another interesting thing about the new Rs. 399 special Dhan Dhana Dhan plan is that if the user is already su...More..

Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Institutional Investors Sentiment Up in Q2 2017
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Institutional Investors Sentiment Up in Q2 2017

Marshall Wace Llp decreased Activision Blizz ( ATVI ) stake by 43.19% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc acquired 7,864 shares as Activision Blizzard Inc ( ATVI)'s stock...More..

by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Diwali offer: You can get these budget smartphones with upto Rs 4000 discount, 100GB extra on Jio

The Moto G5S Plus is a special edition of the Moto G5 Plus, which brings a slightly larger display, a tad bit more RAM (at least in the 32GB model) and also a dual-camera setup. Moto E4, which is originally p...More..

by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Apple is leaving an Augmented Reality window of opportunity for Microsoft

It doesn't enable anything that has never been done before in AR, but it is meant to greatly increase ease of development of AR applications for one of the most robust software markets in the world-the iOS App ...More..

What's the Matter? Scientists Spot the Missing Part of the Universe
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

What's the Matter? Scientists Spot the Missing Part of the Universe

The particles have been studied by two different teams, and were situated at different distances from Earth. When it comes to the search for missing matter, dark matter - the mysterious, invisible material ac...More..

by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Watch SpaceX launch a re-flown Falcon 9 rocket live right here

The two-hour launch window opens at 6:53 p.m. and U.S. Air Force Weather Officials are giving a 90 percent chance of good launch conditions. Beginning with SES-10's launch in March 2017 and BulgariaSat-1 in J...More..

Disney puts off Jack and the Beanstalk fairy tale
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Disney puts off Jack and the Beanstalk fairy tale

The story would have been set in Spain during the age of exploration (so somewhere roughly between the 15th and 17th centuries), this new take on Jack And The Beanstalk finds adventure-seeker Jack heading int...More..

New Xbox One S Bundles Come with Games, Game Pass, and Gold
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

New Xbox One S Bundles Come with Games, Game Pass, and Gold

It will include a 500GB console, a full download of Minecraft , Minecraft Explorer's pack , and Minecraft: Story Mode Season 1 . Since the console's unveiling, Microsoft has been quick to tout Forza 7 as o...More..

Nintendo Sold Nearly 370K Mini Super Famicoms in Four Days
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Nintendo Sold Nearly 370K Mini Super Famicoms in Four Days

With the NES Classic re-release happening in Summer 2018 there is really no reason for Nintendo to add another retro system into the mix next year. The trademark in question was discovered by the Twitter ac...More..

Amazon's flagship Kindle Oasis is now bigger, cheaper, and waterproof too
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Amazon's flagship Kindle Oasis is now bigger, cheaper, and waterproof too

Amazon also claims the page turning speed has been boosted, too. On the software front, there's plenty more to get stuck into. For context, the previous Oasis was rated at a mere two weeks without the batt...More..

Google Home Mini recorded audio all the time
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Google Home Mini recorded audio all the time

After swapping the device with Google , Google engineers determined that Russakovskii's Home Mini had a defective touch panel that was registering "phantom" touch events. Ars can confirm that our pre-release...More..

Airtel launches affordable 4G smartphone with Karbonn Mobiles
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Airtel launches affordable 4G smartphone with Karbonn Mobiles

Customers will need to make a down payment of Rs. 2,899 for smartphone , and then make a minimum amount of recharges over the course of three years to receive cashbacks totaling Rs. In places like the U.S., a ...More..

OnePlus has been collecting very specific usage data
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

OnePlus has been collecting very specific usage data

Software engineer Christopher Moore has found out that the company has programmed its phones to send out personally identifiable analytics data to its servers. "These event data contain timestamps of which acti...More..

Firecrackers ban in Delhi-NCR
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Firecrackers ban in Delhi-NCR

Pulkit Choudhury, an engineering student from Rajouri Garden, said, "My cousins from other cities will certainly get me crackers from their hometowns and we will celebrate here in Delhi". The police will also i...More..

Junkenstein's Revenge is back for Overwatch's 2017 Halloween Terror event
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Junkenstein's Revenge is back for Overwatch's 2017 Halloween Terror event

Along with a host of awesome new skins, we also get the return of Junkenstein's Revenge and plenty of other Halloween-themed goodies. There are over 140 items available , and if you happened to miss out on...More..

Range Rover gains more powerful V8, plug-in hybrid model
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Range Rover gains more powerful V8, plug-in hybrid model

There's also 4G Wi-Fi hotspot capability. The new Range Rover is available with an array of new or updated driver assistance technologies, too, with systems like autonomous emergency braking (AEB), rear-vie...More..

by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Microsoft Corp Stock in Q2 2017 Driven by Institutional Investors

Shares of DRE have increased 5.72% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has dropped -0.37% in that time. Budros Ruhlin & Roe invested in 47,602 shares. As per Tuesday, August 2, the company rating was main...More..

Cook County officials to vote on repealing sugary drink tax
by | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Cook County officials to vote on repealing sugary drink tax

On Tuesday, in recognition of growing public pressure, Cook County's Board of Commissioners is expected to vote to roll back the tax, effective as soon as December 1. County Finance Committee Chairman John Dale...More..

by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Offshore wind farms have powerful advantage over land-based turbines, study finds

Low-pressure systems at sea, which happen during winter, are able to harness energy from both high- and surface-level winds, meaning the turbines can maintain their wind speed and power output, and cope with ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Snapchat's new Context Cards use Snaps for spontaneous discovery

Snap said many locations will also have Stories integrated into their Context Cards. Snapchat is introducing a new feature that will transform the experience of using the apps at a fundamental level. That wil...More..

Huawei kicks off Mate 9 Oreo beta program
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Huawei kicks off Mate 9 Oreo beta program

Well, It is yet to make its way to most of devices in a stable form. Do note that this is not the final update and will not have support for full features. Since the program will end on 3 November, it is likely...More..

Ghost Recon Wildlands free weekend to launch Ghost War PvP mode
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Ghost Recon Wildlands free weekend to launch Ghost War PvP mode

Furthermore, there will also be a patch for the game's campaign mode. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands goes free-to-play this weekend in celebration of its new PvP mode, Ghost War. Pre-loads are now live ...More..

Apple does not slow down older phone speeds says bench-marking agency
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Apple does not slow down older phone speeds says bench-marking agency

With the new Apple iOS 11 update in September there came new enhancements for your iPhone and iPad and newly updated apps appearing almost every day. There's also a new "Today" tab, which includes new apps,...More..

Balloons Being Used To Help Restore Communications To Puerto Rico
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Balloons Being Used To Help Restore Communications To Puerto Rico

Almost 82 percent of cell sites in Puerto Rico and 57 percent in the US Virgin Islands are out of service, the FCC said in its daily damage report yesterday . It gave Google parent company Alphabet the...More..

by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

New Overwatch Halloween Skins Have Leaked

Last year, Blizzard managed to add 100 new cosmetic items into Overwatch for Halloween. It appears that not even events are immune from leaks these days, as several legendary skins for Overwatch's next ...More..

GM buys Lidar startup Strobe to accelerate its self-driving auto development
by | Monday, October 09, 2017

GM buys Lidar startup Strobe to accelerate its self-driving auto development

LIDAR is one of the major sensor technologies used in autonomous, or self-driving vehicles, and there is fierce competition between large automakers to bring the cars to market first. LIDAR on the other hand u...More..

by | Monday, October 09, 2017

Can't open your News-Journal app? Here's the fix

Futuremark , a Finnish company that builds hardware performance benchmarks, collected more than 100,000 benchmarks from iPhone 5S , 6, 6S and 7 over the past year to see if there was a noticeable drop in per...More..

SNES Classic hacked to feature over 200 games
by | Monday, October 09, 2017

SNES Classic hacked to feature over 200 games

All hackers had to do to get into the SNES Classic was update the tool they used to hack the NES Classic , HackChi, and connect the SNES Classic to a PC. Given that the SNES Classic Edition has most of th...More..

by | Monday, October 09, 2017

OnePlus 5 goes out of stock on United Kingdom store - OnePlus 6 incoming?

In spite of the fact that the OnePlus 5 was marginally more costly than its previous handsets, regardless it began at just Rs 32,999 for the entry-level model. Rumours around the OnePlus 6 have slowly started...More..