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Here's How Much Star Wars Battlefront 2's Loot Crates Cost Here's How Much Star Wars Battlefront 2's Loot Crates Cost
- November 09, 2017

Available through Origin and the EA Access app on Xbox One, the Star Wars: Battlefront 2 trial lets you play up to ten hours. The trial will enable players to experience aspects of the single-player and multiplayer modes. (more...)
Chrome Will Finally Crack Down on Annoying Page Redirects Chrome Will Finally Crack Down on Annoying Page Redirects
- November 09, 2017

This, Google promises, will keep users on the primary page and prevent surprise redirects. Chrome already blocks pop-up ads, but sneaky developers have managed to bypass these protections. Perhaps the biggest annoyance is clicking on a link being redirected to an unwanted ad. "This allows the user to continue directly to their intended destination, while also preserving the context of the page they came from". (more...)
Penguin Wars Remake Heads Westward On Nintendo Switch Penguin Wars Remake Heads Westward On Nintendo Switch
- November 09, 2017

It isn't surprising that the PlayStation platform remains the company's most viable console market but things could be changing soon for second place. It was also confirmed by CEO Yves Guillemot that Ubisoft "will have some Switch games next year". Still, it's good to see that at least one game developer is admitting the similarities between the systems' core technologies instead of providing silly excuses as to why they won't release their game for Nintendo's hardware. (more...)
Apple Is Said to Plan 2018 iPad Redesign With Facial Recognition
- November 08, 2017

The new version will mark the first revamped look for the iPad since the first iPad Pro debuted in 2015. Indeed, many people are of the mind that it even works more seamlessly than Touch ID. Samsung utilizes high-resolution OLED screens both for its Android-based Galaxy tablets and the 12-inch Galaxy Book that runs Windows. Apple did the same thing with the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus this year. (more...)
LinkedIn Integration With Word Makes Writing A Resume Easy
- November 08, 2017

Microsoft also is touting other LinkedIn integrations related to Resume Assistant. Since then, LinkedIn unveiled a mentor-finding service that aims to match users with professionals willing to offer career advice. When Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for $ 26 billion a year ago, it said that it's going to integrated the professional social network with its Office applications. (more...)
You can now upload content older than 24 hours to Instagram Stories
- November 08, 2017

Further, users will automatically see a new sticker that helps them add context for when it was taken. Instagram's clearly willing to follow where users lead with the app, so it's a definite possibility. Removing the 24 hour restriction from Instagram Stories should encourage more users to share photos and videos with the feature, and Instagram is adding a new date sticker to Stories with images and videos captured over a day ago. (more...)
Assassin's Creed Origins Sells Twice as Fast as Syndicate Assassin's Creed Origins Sells Twice as Fast as Syndicate
- November 08, 2017

Total sales across both Q1 and Q2 came in at €466.2 million (~$539.9 million), up 60 percent year-over-year from the €281.4 million (~$325.8 million) reported at this point last year. "The game's initial sell-through units are trending two times higher than Syndicate , confirming the franchise's strong comeback". The story expansions are scheduled for January and March 2018, alongside already planned free content. (more...)
Texas gunman Devin Kelley once escaped from a mental health facility Texas gunman Devin Kelley once escaped from a mental health facility
- November 08, 2017

Kelley, stationed almost four years at Holloman AFB in Alamogordo, was convicted of assault against his wife and stepson in an Air Force court-martial in 2012. Kelley bought at least four guns between 2014 and 2017, authorities said, including two at San Antonio sporting goods stores. He was discharged for the assault involving his previous wife and her child and had served a year of confinement after a court-martial. (more...)
NIA arrests Nagpur man for cross-border terror funding NIA arrests Nagpur man for cross-border terror funding
- November 08, 2017

NIA was "amazed" to find that the separatists and terrorists were still hoping to exchange the demonetised currency to carry out unrest. The NIA had yesterday claimed to have seized over Rs 36 crore in demonetised currency notes and arrested nine people in New Delhi . (more...)
Ryan: Existing gun laws should've prevented Texas shooting Ryan: Existing gun laws should've prevented Texas shooting
- November 08, 2017

Republican and Democratic lawmakers who remain bitterly opposed about expanding gun-control measures are banding together to demand that federal agencies comply with existing ones, after reports indicated that the gunman who killed 26 people in a church shooting in Texas should have been prevented from buying a firearm. (more...)
Apple's AR Headset Coming with Whole New OS Apple's AR Headset Coming with Whole New OS
- November 08, 2017

As we've seen from other AR developers, minimizing technology to work in an AR headset is still a hard proposition. Apple's known to be planning for the post-smartphone future and has repeatedly signalled it believes augmented reality to be the next big thing. (more...)
Aaron Judge On Leaked MLB 18: The Show Cover Aaron Judge On Leaked MLB 18: The Show Cover
- November 08, 2017

Listen, I'm no fan of the Pinstripe Pugs, but seeing Judge decimate this year's Home Run Derby was a thing of beauty. Meanwhile, Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman will appear on the cover of the Canadian version of the game. (more...)
Apple to release iPhone X in Korea earlier than expected Apple to release iPhone X in Korea earlier than expected
- November 08, 2017

According to industry sources, the iPhone X with 64GB memory capacity is being sold in the USA for the equivalent of around 1.1 million won, and the 256GB model for almost 1.3 million won. With the glass covering up the entire handset, there seemed no place for the home button to exist therefore making use of facial recognition to unlock the phone. (more...)
Fortnite has passed 20 million players Fortnite has passed 20 million players
- November 08, 2017

It's a genre known as " battle royale ", and while a bunch of games have tried similar things, Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (or PUBG for short) does just about everything right. Sure, some elements of PUBG are present in the Battle Royale mode, and it's easy to see. Possibly, but who's to say for sure. Apparently PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds isn't rocking a solid second place behind Epic Games' Fortnite . (more...)
Curbs on gun sales would make 'no difference' in Texas shooting Curbs on gun sales would make 'no difference' in Texas shooting
- November 08, 2017

Two occurred within 35 days - 58 people were killed in Las Vegas last month and then, on Sunday, 26 died in a Texas church. "Not going to help". "And you might not have had that very fearless person who happened to have a rifle in his truck go out and shoot him and hit him and neutralize him", he said, referring to Stephen Willeford, who drew a rifle from his home safe and exchanged gunfire with the suspect , 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley . (more...)
Broward County Public Schools honor veterans with lunch Broward County Public Schools honor veterans with lunch
- November 08, 2017

All veterans are welcome to attend, but please notify the school if you plan on attending. The program at Geneva Middle School North, 1357 Viking Drive, Geneva , now in its 21st year, draws almost 75 local veterans, the release stated. (more...)
SteelSeries debuts Arctis 3 Bluetooth
- November 08, 2017

There are absolutely loads of great gaming headsets out there, but the latest offering from SteelSeries boasts a neat feature that makes it stand out from the wireless crowd. SteelSeries is hoping to make this dilemma a thing of the past, with the Arctis 3 Bluetooth created to allow for two channels to be used at once. (more...)
Apple Accused Of Copying Camera Technology For The iPhone 8 Plus
- November 08, 2017

However many premium smartphones manufacturer like Huawei, Motorolla, OnePlus and even Samsung have used dual camera technology in their flagships and midrange models too. According to the company, the Cupertino tech giant still went on to release the iPhone 7 Plus with a dual-lens camera in September 2016, and has been intentionally copying its patents ever since. (more...)
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to make tour stop in Richmond Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to make tour stop in Richmond
- November 07, 2017

McGraw and Hill's first-ever album together " The Rest of Our Life " will also be released on November 17 on Sony Music Entertainment under the Arista Nashville/McGraw Music imprint. Just in time for the holidays. would there be any better gift than Faith Hill and Tim McGraw concert tickets? You'll be able to snag these new round of tickets starting next Friday, Nov. (more...)
This Swedish supercar just smashed Bugatti's world's fastest auto record This Swedish supercar just smashed Bugatti's world's fastest auto record
- November 07, 2017

As reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal , the Swedish company was able to shut down an 11-mile stretch of state highway between Vegas and Pahrump for the high-speed run. Because the hypercar improved its own record last weekend in Nevada when it completed the task in 33.29 seconds. The record was recorded using a Racelogic VBOX HD2 and two of the three runs were recorded from the cockpit you can see below. (more...)
Google Will Now Show Restaurants' Average Wait Times
- November 07, 2017

In the case of restaurants, Google will now include a pop-up box that appears when you click on a time frame in the popular times' chart. It's where they will see the estimated wait time for a table at that particular moment. Google Search can show you the times what it's really busy at that place so you know which hours to avoid. Uber Eats uses data and algorithms to determine order and delivery times for food, including the time it takes to search, order and park the vehicle to make the ... (more...)
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Expansion Pass Available for Purchase Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Expansion Pass Available for Purchase
- November 07, 2017

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will be available for Switch on December 1. Fans who want to expand their epic adventure can pre-purchase an Expansion Pass for the game in Nintendo eShop beginning today or pre-order it from select retailers shortly at a suggested retail price of $29.99. (more...)
Huawei Honor 7X with full screen display launching in India in December Huawei Honor 7X with full screen display launching in India in December
- November 07, 2017

The device runs an Android 7.0 Nougat-based EMUI 5.1 custom skin. "We have the capability to out-compete other dominating players in the Indian smartphone market in terms of quality, but our marketing efforts need to improve", he said while talking about the upcoming launch. (more...)
Fire risk prompts BMW recall of more than 1 million vehicles Fire risk prompts BMW recall of more than 1 million vehicles
- November 07, 2017

The biggest recall includes over 740,000 1, 3 and 5-Series cars, the Z4 sports vehicle and X3 and X5 SUVs mainly from 2007 through 2011. The U.S. recalls total about 1.4 million vehicles, but some are included in both, BMW said. Dealers will replace the wiring and connectors. BMW dealerships will replace the valve heater on recalled vehicles. Recalls are scheduled to begin on December 18. (more...)
Skyrim PlayStation VR bundle announced Skyrim PlayStation VR bundle announced
- November 07, 2017

The Skyrim VR bundle launches on November 17 for the price of $499.99 Dollars and $579.99 CAD; both the United States version and the Canadian version are available for pre-order starting today. The updated PSVR system also comes with a new processor unit that supports HDR pass through, which will enable players to use HDR-compatible PS4 content on a TV without having to disconnect the Processor Unit between the TV and the PS4. (more...)