• PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds gets 4K resolution on Xbox One X
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds gets 4K resolution on Xbox One X

Do you think giving away PUBG with Xbox One X purchases will help Microsoft ship more consoles during the holidays? The Xbox One X now retails for $499, so keep that in mind if you want to add this to your budget this holiday season.

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  • Eight Planets Found Orbiting Distant Star, NASA Says
Eight Planets Found Orbiting Distant Star, NASA Says

The Google AI found exoplanets using data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope . Vanderburg, a NASA Sagan fellow at UT Austin, and Shallue, a Google machine learning researcher, teamed up to train a computer to learn how to identify signs of an exoplanet in the light readings from distant stars recorded by Kepler .

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  • Injustice 2 Is Getting a Free Trial on Xbox One and PS4
Injustice 2 Is Getting a Free Trial on Xbox One and PS4

For many reasons, Injustice 2 was our favourite fighting game of the year. Every battle defines you in a game where players personalize iconic DC characters with unique and powerful gear earned throughout the game. It'll also be on sale this weekend for $30 United States dollars, though it's unclear if that also includes any DLC or the Ultimate E...

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  • OnePlus 5T now available for pre-order in Malaysia
OnePlus 5T now available for pre-order in Malaysia

What's better than a plain old vanilla OnePlus 5T? On the software front, there is a customized red, white and black theme with a set of 10 exclusive Star Wars wallpapers adapted to the new AMOLED immersive screen and a special Kylo Ren phone case along with a special surprise for Star Wars fans packed in an exquisitely designed gift box as a par...

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  • LG V30+ Coming To India 18th December
LG V30+ Coming To India 18th December

The phone has an internal memory of 128GB as mentioned above and the memory can be expanded to upto 2TB using a microSD card. Notably, the LG V30 + carries the credits for being the world's first smartphone to feature f/1.6 aperture. The main camera is paired with the glass Crystal Clear Lens which is claimed to deliver more accurate colors and ...

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  • Google warming up to China again, announces new AI center
Google warming up to China again, announces new AI center

Since becoming a professor 12 years ago and joining Google a year ago, I've had the good fortune to work with many talented Chinese engineers, researchers and technologists. Fei-Fei Li, chief scientist at Google Cloud AI and Machine Learning, said: "Whether a breakthrough occurs in Silicon Valley, Beijing or anywhere else, [AI] has the potential to...

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  • After Kimmel, here's where the CHIP program stands
After Kimmel, here's where the CHIP program stands

According to DPHHS Spokesperson Jon Ebelt, Montana has enough unspent federal funding to continue the CHIP program through January 31. The U.S. Senate Republicans' sweeping tax overhaul passed out of the chamber earlier this month, complete with changes not only to the American tax system, but also to the ACA, also know as Obamacare.

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  • Mobile buys Layer3 TV, will launch TV service in 2018
Mobile buys Layer3 TV, will launch TV service in 2018

T-Mobile said that until the deal closes, there will be no changes to Layer3 TV's operations but indicated the existing service will be superseded by something else. EST. The moves come as competitors seek ways to provide content to win over customers in a saturated mobile market, and after the No. 3 US wireless carrier and No.

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  • Donald Trump Bans Using Kaspersky Products in Federal Agencies
Donald Trump Bans Using Kaspersky Products in Federal Agencies

She added that the company's software represented a "grave risk" to US national security. USA government officials say Kaspersky Lab products are suspect, in part, because the company's founder and CEO, Eugene Kaspersky, had been trained by and has formerly worked for Russian intelligence.

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  • Life Is Strange Goes Mobile, Coming to iOS This Week
Life Is Strange Goes Mobile, Coming to iOS This Week

Providing iOS users access to the acclaimed game via both iPhone and iPad, offering all five episodes of the original tweaked and ready for touchscreen gameplay. Life is unusual will launch on Android in early 2018. Farewell will launch sometime next year, and is only available to owners of the Life is Strange Before the Storm Deluxe Edit...

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  • Birth of new island could offer NASA clues about life on Mars
Birth of new island could offer NASA clues about life on Mars

The new island, which is being referred to by the unofficial name Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai, didn't seem to have a bright future when it first emerged in the wake of the volcano's fury, but researchers now believe it actually might stick around for quite a while.

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  • Instagram's new hashtag feature can supercharge your feed - here's how it works
Instagram's new hashtag feature can supercharge your feed - here's how it works

So if you're interested in finding a way to follow hashtags and find relevant content, now's as good a time as any to start. Once you follow a topic - like #slime in the example below - the top public posts and stories bearing the tag will fall into your feeds automatically.

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  • Apple's Xeon and Vega powered iMac Pro launches this week
Apple's Xeon and Vega powered iMac Pro launches this week

Given that this is a pro machine, you can configure up to 128GB of DDR4-2666 ECC memory, and up to 4TB of SSD storage. There could also be a 14 core version, according to YouTuber Marques Brownlee , who uploaded a hands-on review of the iMac Pro .

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  • Twitter makes it easy to create tweet threads
Twitter makes it easy to create tweet threads

But one trend it didn't predict was "tweetstorms", the multiple-tweet-long messages that exceed Twitter's character limit. You can download Twitter from the App Store for free. When you go to create a tweet, you'll see a new plus button in the composer. In a blog post , Twitter's Product Manager Sasank Reddy explained: "Hundreds of thousands of ...

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  • Nintendo Switch Sells Over Ten Million Units
Nintendo Switch Sells Over Ten Million Units

Sony announced the same milestone on August 12th, 2014 , 270 days after the PS4's launch on November 15th, 2013. Nintendo released their nifty new device known as the Nintendo Switch back in March of 2017, meeting mixed reception by people before it was released and seeing success afterward.

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  • Silicon Valley sends condolences after SF mayor Ed Lee's sudden death
Silicon Valley sends condolences after SF mayor Ed Lee's sudden death

Lee, 65, died at Zuckerberg San Francisco General hospital at 1:11 a.m., according to a statement from his office. Lee, who rose to national fame for being the first Asian-American mayor of San Francisco , was a close ally of the tech community.

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  • Google Home Mini gets a line-out port in this DIY video
Google Home Mini gets a line-out port in this DIY video

Originally on the Home Mini, the button was going to be used to control playback and for letting owners trigger Assistant. Even if it's not something for everyone to try, it's still a worthwhile video for highlighting what's possible in the Google Home Mini's form factor.

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  • BBC launches voice control for smart speakers
BBC launches voice control for smart speakers

If you don't have Amazon Music, you can use Pandora, Spotify, SiriusXM, TuneIn, and iHeartRadio - this covers both subscription and free options, giving everyone a way to utilize the feature. If you trust Alexa to be the flawless breakfast DJ, just say: "Alexa, wake me up at [time] with music". The feature has not been rolled out in all regions...

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  • This Google Maps update could be a day saver for sleepy commuters
This Google Maps update could be a day saver for sleepy commuters

The app will then start to supply live updates whenever the user makes progress on their trip, by bus, train, vehicle or even just by plain walking. When you search for directions on Maps , you'll soon be able to tap a Start button towards the bottom of the screen, reports TechCrunch . Now, Google is preparing to add another useful feature to...

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  • NASA to announce major planet-hunting discovery made possible by AI
NASA to announce major planet-hunting discovery made possible by AI

NASA and Google have scheduled a news conference to reveal their findings at 1 p.m. ET on Thursday. The exact details of the subject of the press conference have not been revealed, but the space agency said it will talk about the latest discovery made with its planet-hunting Kepler space telescope.

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