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The Witcher 3 4K PS4 Pro update is on its way The Witcher 3 4K PS4 Pro update is on its way
- September 10, 2017

CD Projekt Red confirmed PS4 Pro and Xbox One X updates for The Witcher 3 during E3 this summer. It appears that the patch won't be coming "in a few days" though. Geralt and company have been figures in the world of video games since the first game's release in October of 2007, and CD Projekt Red released a video addressed to fans of the franchise commemorating the upcoming milestone. (more...)
Surface Chief to Deliver Keynote; New PC Should be Unveiled Surface Chief to Deliver Keynote; New PC Should be Unveiled
- September 10, 2017

However, Business Insider is hearing that this isn't the whole story. This is further backed up by reports from The Verge , whose "sources familiar with the company's plans" state that the devices will make an appearance. A successor to the excellent Surface Book is one of the Windows 10 devices expected to be unveiled, with a Surface Pro LTE model another hot tip to be launched. (more...)
Hurricane Irma to provide unsafe weather conditions in Georgia Hurricane Irma to provide unsafe weather conditions in Georgia
- September 10, 2017

The Weather Channel forecasts heavy rain from Irma that may cause inland flooding and strong wind gusts could be capable of downing trees and power lines.Isolated tornadoes will also be a threat across parts of Georgia from Sunday into Monday. (more...)
Adobe and Microsoft expand partnership with new integrations Adobe and Microsoft expand partnership with new integrations
- September 10, 2017

This follows the launch of an initial partnership focused on the cloud that the two companies announced almost a year ago. "Adobe and Microsoft are working together to redefine what the modern enterprise experience looks like with collaboration, identity, data and intelligence at the core", said Abhay Parasnis , chief technology officer, Adobe. (more...)
Play Skyrim Special Edition for FREE this weekend Play Skyrim Special Edition for FREE this weekend
- September 10, 2017

You should be able to easily find the game on the Xbox One dashboard, and it's a pretty reasonable 16.36GB download. The Special Edition both remasters the game, adding special effects such as, volumetric God rays, dynamic depth of field, screen-space reflections, and adds better support for mods, allowing players to experience new areas, armors, quests and abilities through the community. (more...)
Snapchat Discover will soon add college newspapers Snapchat Discover will soon add college newspapers
- September 10, 2017

A handful of colleges across the U.S. will begin publishing stories this weekend in the app's dedicated section for publishers. Snapchat's Discover already hosts a wide range of publishers from both traditional and digital media, including NBC, CNN, Buzzfeed, and Mashable , but its latest expansion will introduce more local content with an interesting twist. (more...)
Apple Releases iOS 11 Beta 10 To Its Developers Apple Releases iOS 11 Beta 10 To Its Developers
- September 09, 2017

Apple's mobile device operating system, iOS11 will be available for download with a slew of new features that will change how your current iPhone works and looks. One of the most prominent features to top the list of new additions is something called "Portrait Lighting". The final version of iOS 11 is also expected to deliver Person-to-Person payments to the company's Apple Pay platform. (more...)
Monster Hunter Stories Available With Launch Trailer Monster Hunter Stories Available With Launch Trailer
- September 09, 2017

The trailer shows quite a bit of combat gameplay and showcases how the player bonds with their monster to battle the enemy and perform Kinship skills. You can do that by transferring genes from one monster to another. It's a different breed of game, but it does retain an semblance of Monster Hunter for those who might want it more. (more...)
WhatsApp gets picture-in-picture video calling feature WhatsApp gets picture-in-picture video calling feature
- September 09, 2017

Still, picture-in-picture video calling feature, which lets you continue using WhatsApp during a video call without losing the feed, is only available to the handful of Nexus and Pixel devices running Android Oreo . This enables you to focus on both apps side by side. It is however not clear whether the new feature of the PIP window on WhatsApp is movable on the screen or not as of yet. (more...)
Google's Feed rolls out globally on Android Google's Feed rolls out globally on Android
- September 09, 2017

Google feed boasts a more dynamic layout, with user's calendar and email related updates kept to a separate page. Recently, Google rolled out a new feature for small and medium businesses in India. Also, your own interest plays a big part. But of course, there must be changes at the code level on the new version that we may not see but will definitely make the app perform better. (more...)
Airtel to launch VoLTE Services next week to take on Jio Airtel to launch VoLTE Services next week to take on Jio
- September 09, 2017

The JioPhone, despite the fact that a feature phone as far as plan and equipment, has some mobile like attributes and it can use 4G system to make VoLTE calls. The other existing telcos have been offering voice calls with the support of 2G and 3G for their 4G customers. Airtel has already conducted final trials with almost 15 models of devices, the people said. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017) with 5000mAh battery goes official Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017) with 5000mAh battery goes official
- September 09, 2017

It seems that Samsung will be repeating that dichotomy with the Galaxy Tab A2 S , a.k.a. the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017), which will look somewhat decent but be burdened by half-decent hardware. In addition to the core Nougat features, the update also brings an updated UX as well as a few other new features. However, the newly announced Galaxy Tab A2 S is powered by the Snapdragon 425 processor which is sure to lag as soon as you open multiple apps. (more...)
Scandal prompts FTC to crack down on social media influencers Scandal prompts FTC to crack down on social media influencers
- September 09, 2017

The FTC focused purely on the issue of disclosure: the fact that Martin and Cassell were both 42.5% owners of the gambling site CSGOLotto, and actively promoted that site on their YouTube channels with titles like "HOW TO WIN $13,000 IN 5 MINUTES (CS-GO Betting)" and "ALL OR NOTHING!" The order requires TmarTn and Syndicate to "clearly and conspicuously disclose any material connections" with their business interests in compliance with the U.S. (more...)
YouTube HDR is now available for these smartphones YouTube HDR is now available for these smartphones
- September 09, 2017

HDR has been hailed by some as the next big thing in home entertainment, promising a wider range of colors and thus more detailed and vibrant images. Fans of HDR content can rejoice though as your choices have just expanded with a new change on YouTube . (more...)
The Hydrogen One Holographic Display Tech Finally Revealed The Hydrogen One Holographic Display Tech Finally Revealed
- September 09, 2017

This will be the camera company's first venture into the realm of smartphones and its device is set to arrive with a bang. According to the company,"Leia leverages recent breakthroughs in Nano-Photonic design and manufacturing to provide a complete lightfield "holographic" display solution for mobile devices, through proprietary hardware and software". (more...)
Crime thriller 'LA Noire' coming to PS4, XBO, Switch and VR Crime thriller 'LA Noire' coming to PS4, XBO, Switch and VR
- September 09, 2017

Rockstar had, following the original game's release, said an L.A. Noire sequel was a possibility , but the franchise never continued. The game was set in 1947. The game was developed by the Australian independent third-party studio, Team Bondi . L.A. Noire is coming to Nintendo Switch , but prepare to spend a couple extra dollars to own it. (more...)
Destiny 2's First DLC Expansion, Curse of Osiris, Revealed by Microsoft Store Destiny 2's First DLC Expansion, Curse of Osiris, Revealed by Microsoft Store
- September 09, 2017

It will be called Curse of Osiris as rumours suggested last week. So it sounds like the "Infinite Forest" will be a brand new zone filled with new story quests and plenty of side content. Destiny 2 just launched, and many of you have already reached the level cap. Currently, it is only available as part of the expansion pass, which will cost $34.99. (more...)
Facebook wants you to Facebook wants you to "match" Tinder-style with your friends
- September 09, 2017

While bare bones and plain, the user interface works similarly to that of Tinder , which also requires both parties to "swipe right" to start connecting. Integrating a hangout or dating element into Facebook can potentially take audiences away from Tinder; however, Facebook doesn't seem to want that to happen - at least not yet. (more...)
Kremlin Distances Itself From Fake Facebook Accounts Ad Buying Revelation Kremlin Distances Itself From Fake Facebook Accounts Ad Buying Revelation
- September 08, 2017

However, the information has been passed over to US authorities who are investigating Russian interference in the election. The U.S. intelligence community concluded in January that Russian Federation had interfered in the U.S. The Kremlin had no connection to the Facebook ad campaign, Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on a conference call Thursday. (more...)
Ford Ranger Raptor is coming in 2018 Ford Ranger Raptor is coming in 2018
- September 07, 2017

Like the bigger Raptor, expect the Ranger Raptor to have fully upgraded suspension, probably with FOX shocks, more power than standard versions and some special styling. However, Ford fans now have a new truck to lust after, the Ranger Raptor , and we're not sure we'll be getting this mid-size Baja monster. " Ford Ranger Raptor will offer Ranger fans a fantastic opportunity to own an authentic off-road performance version of their favourite truck for the first time". (more...)
PS4 Destiny 2 error PS4 Destiny 2 error "Permissions to access online multiplayer may have changed"
- September 07, 2017

As of the time of this writing, there is no timetable on when Bungie will fix these issues. Xbox One users haven't reported any of the issues now plaguing PS4 owners. This last issue can be solved by going to Orbit and back down to Nessus. Sometimes, when falling off a certain cliff in Sunken Caverns, the player's ghost will spawn in a place that will prevent them from continuing. (more...)
Blizzard has built their own Arena to house eSports and Overwatch League Blizzard has built their own Arena to house eSports and Overwatch League
- September 07, 2017

Blizzard revealed Thursday a new live-event venue, the Blizzard Arena Los Angeles, which will host Season 1 of Overwatch League . In addition to stages for showcasing prominent e-sports competitions, the arena will also feature multiple sound stages, control rooms, areas for practice, and, naturally, a store to buy Blizzard merchandise. (more...)
Google is pulling the plug on its Google Drive desktop software Google is pulling the plug on its Google Drive desktop software
- September 07, 2017

Today in its latest blog post , the company announced that this feature - which was initially an enterprise focused project - would roll out to all customers, and its Google Drive and Photos Backup apps for macOS and PC desktop will be discontinued in 2018. (more...)
WhatsApp has finally made a decision to invest the app for Business Purposes WhatsApp has finally made a decision to invest the app for Business Purposes
- September 07, 2017

Reuters had reported in March that a potential revenue source for WhatsApp was to charge businesses that want to contact customers, citing company documents. "We want to apply this same approach to bringing businesses onto WhatsApp in ways that create value for people". Idema and other members of the WhatsApp global team visited India several times while developing the business product. (more...)
Rockstar announces LA Noire: The VR Case Files Rockstar announces LA Noire: The VR Case Files
- September 07, 2017

These new versions will bring the game to the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One consoles, but also to the HTC Vive . All these new LA Noire versions will release on 14 November. If you were hoping this news was about a sequel to L.A. Noire you're going to be disappointed. The game will run at 1080p on standard consoles and 4K on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X. (more...)