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South Park: Phone Destroyer Out Now on iOS and Android


The first official mobile game from the South Park universe - South Park: Phone Destroyer - has crashed its way onto iOS and Android . All of the microtransactions are optional and can be disabled in the game's menu, though expect to encounter some grinding later on in the story if you're adamant to play through the entirety of South Park: Phone Destroyer's campaign without spending anything. Read More »

Nintendo to Boost Produce Between 25 and 30 Million Switches Next Year


Just last month, Nintendo updated its fiscal year 2017-2018 forecast for the Switch to 17 million units sold by March 2018 , the console's 13th month on sale. If interest persists, it's plausible that the Switch could one day outsell the original Wii, the company's most popular home console to date with more than 100 million units shipped. Read More »

Balloons Have Delivered Internet To Over 100000 Puerto Ricans


Two of the search giant's " Project Loon " balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and basic web access. A significant portion of Puerto Rico , still struggling to recover from the effects of Hurricane Maria , is still without cell tower reception, with the Federal Communications Commission reporting earlier today that almost 44 percent of Puerto Rico cell sites are still out of service. Read More »

United Nations labor agency backs Qatar reforms on migrant worker rights

In December 2015, it announced the end of its much-criticized kafala system, under which all foreign workers needed a local sponsor in order to work, maintain residency, switch jobs or leave the country. "Qatar has set a new standard for the Gulf states, and this must be followed by Saudi Arabia and the [United Arab Emirates], where millions of migrant workers are trapped in modern slavery", confederation general secretary Sharan Burrow said in a statement. Read More »

Gen Jeep Wrangler interior revealed


The best thing to do is to wait until Jeep unveils the Scrambler and see if the vehicle has got what it takes to take a beating in the wilderness. Beginning with the dashboard trim, it can now be specified with the same color finish as the exterior paint which gives it a more youthful vibe. Read More »

Chinese search engine Sogou up 4% following IPO


Sogou is launching American Depository Receipts on the NY exchange, with each representing one of the company's Class A ordinary shares. The shares initially rose as much as 13% when the stock began trading on Thursday in NY, but later gave back most of the gains and closed a modest 4% higher at $13.50. Read More »

Panasonic Eluga I5 launched in India for Rs. 6499


Coming to specs, the Panasonic Eluga I5 comes with a 5-inch HD display tagged with 720×1280 pixels resolution and 2.5D curved Asahi Dragontrail glass on top. On the camera front, the device sports a rear camera of 13-megapixel which has a 5P lens, f/2.2 aperture as well modes like HDR, Face Beauty, Panoramic. Read More »

Xbox One X Nearly Sells Out At Gamestop


GameStop SVP of merchandising Bob Puzon left the following statement to Gamespot : "Sales of the new Xbox One X have been incredible!" Unfortunately, I own the digital version of the game, which automatically downloads patches when installed, so my copy of The Witcher 3 maintains its locked 30 frames per second on the Xbox One X. Read More »

"Harry Potter" Version of Pokémon Go Debuts


Niantic announced that it will team up with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and WB Games San Francisco's development team, users will be able to experience what it's like to live in J.K. Remember a year ago when the world lost its mind and spent several months solid playing Pokemon Go?! Like 2016's Pokemon Go , Wizards Unite builds on the framework set by Ingress , Niantic's first augmented reality mobile game. Read More »

U.S. oil inventories unexpectedly increase


That coincided with escalating tensions in the region, pitting rivals Iran and Lebanon against Saudi Arabia. U.S. President Donald Trump has appeared to welcome Saudi monarch King Salman's recent decision to arrest dozens of princes, government officials and business leaders in the kingdom. Read More »

Apple Planning Augmented Reality Headset


Bloomberg , citing sources familiar with the matter, reports that the AR system would utilize its own display and be powered by a new chip and operating system - and unlike current models, it would not need an accompanying smartphone to function. Read More »

Leaked Images Show What Could Be The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s

However, the company is known to be "inspired" from Apple for most of its products and it seems that they are at it again for their flagship Mi MIX 2 . It also isn't the first time that other versions of Mi Mix smartphones have been rumored, so we'll have to wait for the company to confirm that. The company began its expansion with a sale launch in Spain on Wednesday. Read More »

Square Enix Could Revive Old Properties for Nintendo Switch


Video game stories from other sites on the web. Well, apparently that changes this week, as Nintendo has revealed Hulu is coming to the Switch . The Nintendo Switch's max resolution is 1080p when docked and 720p when in handheld mode. In this, there are areas we are well-suited to, and possibilities for multiplatform development, and we have high expectations for the Switch. Read More »

Jio's Triple Cashback Offer! Exclusively For Jio Prime Members


Jio's own cashback vouchers worth Rs. 400/- will be available instantly in the MyJio app . Jio has announced a triple cashback offer of up to Rs 2599 on every recharge of Rs 399 or above, exclusively for its Prime members. These new offers will start from October 10 and can be availed until November 25, 2017. For recharges done using partner wallets, the cashback of Rs. Read More »

Revenge porn: Facebook wants nude photos

Facebook is trying to fight revenge porn by encouraging users in Australia to submit their nude photos to prevent them from being shared without their consent. In the digital world today, deleting something never really deletes it, Adam Levin, founder of cybersecurity firm CyberScout, told "Today". The program launched by Facebook is governed under eSafety and the eSafety officer stated that if a Facebook user in Australia is concerned about an intimate or adult image which is spreading ... Read More »

The engine for the Falcon 9 rocket unexpectedly exploded during tests


The accident was made public three days later on Wednesday and comes at a time when the company is experiencing an unprecedented rate of launch. The current generation of engines, known as Block IV, have not been impacted by the failure and will continue to fly payloads for SpaceX customers, meaning the incident will not affect this or next year's launches. Read More »

Former AMD GPU head Raja Koduri has a new position, at Intel


Basically, AMD's graphics boss is becoming Intel's graphics boss. It's now confirmed that Raja Koduri has joined Intel as their Chief Architect, and Senior Vice President of the newly-formed Visual Computing Group. "We have exciting plans to aggressively expand our computing and graphics capabilities and build on our very strong and broad differentiated IP foundation". Read More »

Will Apple's new iPad have facial recognition?

By removing the home button, Apple plans to noticeably reduce the size of the edges on the top and bottom of the device for the first time since its introduction in 2010, bringing the design closer to that of the recently released flagship iPhone X . Read More »

Microsoft Word and LinkedIn will now help you write a killer resume

When Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for $ 26 billion past year, it said that it's going to integrated the professional social network with its Office applications. [ Click on image for larger view .] Resume Assistant presents information relevant to the Word user's resume straight from LinkedIn . They have included LinkedIn integrations into Outlook to enhance contact info in your email inbox, which was the first step in a bigger strategy announced in September of this year to integrate ... Read More »

Twitter to roll out 280-character tweets worldwide

The company said the decision to expand the character count was aimed at making it "easier and faster for everyone to express themselves". Japanese, Korean and Chinese users will still only have 140 characters. Meaning that you can now tweet up to 280 characters to the twittersphere. Let's hypothesise with ten of Twitter's most iconic tweets. However, these users don't have trouble with the 140-character limit due to the density of their languages. Read More »

Pokemon Go developer reportedly working on a Harry Potter AR game

Niantic Labs have had phenomenal success with Pokemon Go . The idea of Niantic working on another game while Pokemon GO is still plagued by bugs and missing features sounds a bit insane, but it's not surprising to see the company attempting to extend its hold on the market of mobile AR games. Read More »

Sony trolls Xbox One X launch with £449 PS4 Pro bundle


After the event at the Microsoft Store, the group linked up with other celebrities guests Leslie Jones, Kenan Thompson, Method Man, Vanessa Bayer, Mikey Day, Beck Bennett , Geoffrey Arrend, Jerry Ferrara and many more at an exclusive Xbox One X launch event party. Read More »

Facebook asks users for naked photos to combat 'revenge porn'


Now we've seen social media platforms introduce ways of reporting such incidents, but usually that's only after it has already happened. Now the Facebook's new way to tackle revenge porn is going to be tested only in Australia although a Facebook spokesperson told the Guardian that it is exploring partnerships with other organisations in other countries to test something similar. Read More »

Illinois Senate rushes to fix sex-harassment quandary


They found themselves trying to explain the lack of an investigator, particularly when a legislative activist went public with her complaint of sexual harassment against powerful state Sen. Biss, a gubernatorial candidate, was among three Democrats calling on Silverstein to resign. He told reporters he'd love to talk, but that his first conversation would be with the inspector general, "which I hope to have as soon as possible", he said. Read More »

Airtel broadband customers can now carry forward unused data

The new scheme from Airtel works similar to its postpaid data rollover scheme which it introduced a few months back. The 699 one below that doesn't appear to feature it. The Vodafone Red Traveler plan comes with free national roaming, free data quotas upto 200 GB and data roll over feature allowing customers to carry forward unused data , where as the Red International plan brings to the customres free ISD minutes to USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. Read More »