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Overcooked: Special Edition coming to the Switch this Thursday

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The Nintendo Switch version of Overcooked has a release date. The Nintendo Switch version will also make full use of the Joy-Con controller's vibrating capabilities, affecting each controller individually for each player. Developed by Ghost Town Games, Overcooked is a ridiculous cooking sim where players become a chef (who could be a dinosaur ) and cook away in cruel and unusual kitchens to drive away an evil force. Read More »

HoloLens 2 Features Custom Artificial Intelligence Chip From Microsoft

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The data processing will be more secure as well since the data won't leave the user's device. The current iteration of the HoloLens is now only available to developers and is still waiting on a commercial release. The new Microsoft-made coprocessor will be incorporated into the second version of the firm's HoloLens HPU "to natively and flexibly implement Deep Neural Networks". Read More »

Xbox One X Preorders 'Won't be too Much Longer' says Phil Spencer

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Regarding the pre-order announcement, Spencer said the company were "Just landing the announce with all the info", and that it "won't be too much longer". It possesses a 6 teraflops CPU that promises 4K support in current Xbox One titles. The Xbox One X also boasts some powerful specs for a console with 6 teraflops and 12GB of RAM. Read More »

The Destiny 2 beta has been extended

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Eastern on July 23 to continue participating during its extended runtime. Check out Matt's Destiny 2 beta guide , and what he thought of it. According to Bungie , Monday and Tuesday will feature more risky experiments in Destiny 2 . Destiny 2 is the sequel to Destiny , and will be out on PS4 and Xbox on September 6, and PC on October 24. Players are placed into a Fireteam to complete objectives and proceed through Beta content on the planet Nessus. Read More »

Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 Will Reportedly Debut With Google Pixel 2

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 is a successor to the Snapdragon 835 , the SoC which features in most of the flagships launched this year including OnePlus 5 , HTC U11 and a variant of Samsung Galaxy S8 among others. Expected design of Pixel 2 . There are reports claiming that the Snapdragon 836 could be clocked at 2.5GHz which is a slight increase over the 2.45GHz of Snapdragon 835. Read More »

YouTube To Shelve Its Free Video Editor And Photo Slideshow Creator

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As the statement clearly indicates that the Google strategy is quite straight forward in terms of eliminating the old fashioned technology from their product line up. It will be interesting seeing as this indirectly hints that Google is encouraging free video editors and paid third-party editing tools. YouTube Video Editor and Photo slideshows will go away on September 20 , which means users will have two months to complete any projects that they have on Video Editor . Read More »

Nifty Hits Record High, Moves Closer To 10000 Mark

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Both Sensex and Nifty had seen a plunge last week after seeing record highs. Nifty, meanwhile, was incing closer to the 10,000 mark and was trading at 9,961, which is 46 points higher. RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani also announced bonus shares in 1:1 for its shareholders. The US Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 0.15 percent lower in Friday's trade. Read More »

Sexists Are Trolling the Senators Who Stopped the Obamacare Repeal

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That would allow senators to begin debating whatever health care legislation they present. The provisions in the latest version of the Senate bill are much like the version scored at the end of June: It would end the individual and employer mandates, it would roll back the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion and cut spending to that program by hundreds of millions of dollars, and roll back some taxes. Read More »

Edinburgh diver Grace Reid wins silver at World Championships

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I don't want to get ahead of myself and I want to remain consistently steady in the top positions. That put the painful memories of being eliminated in the semi-finals of the same event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games well and truly behind him, having earlier secured silver with Grace Reid in the mixed 3m synchro final. Read More »

Mobile starts rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat for LG V10

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Well, if you too have been waiting for so long to get a new Nougat update, it's the right time to rejoice your mood as LG pushes out a new Android Nougat update for LG G4 smartphone . To check if your V10 on T-Mobile is ready to get the Nougat love, head to Settings System System Updates. The Uncarrier confirmed recently that Android 7.0 Nougat is available for download to everyone who owns the V10. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp warns Barcelona in pursuit of Philippe Coutinho

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Do whatever you want with this news, I'm not interested. LIVERPOOL ARE DIGGING in their heels to try and keep Philippe Coutinho at the club, rejecting £72m bid from Barcelona . "I know that he feels completely more than fine and comfortable". "Even in the pre-season and even though it's a Premier League tournament, we should talk about this", he told reporters. Read More »

Medved: 'Dunkirk' is one of the best war movies in years

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How many lives did the second world war actually claim? The 23-years old singer took a role in Christopher Nolan's new historical war movie 'Dunkirk , ' and he made things happen. I feel very fortunate to get to do what I love to do. The young actor remembers the first time that he met Harry Styles during auditions and what he did for him just stuck with him. Read More »

Derrick Rose, Cavaliers In 'Serious' Contract Talks

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In 2013, Rose then injured his right meniscus and missed the remainder of the season with the Chicago Bulls . Rose is now 28-years-old and entering his ninth season in the league after spending most of his career in Chicago , and just last season in NY. Read More »

Sean Spicer's departure is mourned: Darcy cartoon

Six months into his role as press secretary, Sean Spicer has formally resigned from his job , effective Friday morning. Scaramucci, who had initially supported Republican candidates Scott Walker and then Jeb Bush , called Trump a "hack politician" during a Fox Business appearance in 2015. Read More »

Junichi Masuda is Coming to Pokemon Go Fest

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The event will be held at Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois, and gives Trainers an opportunity to catch a wide variety of Pokemon , including some that have never been seen before. First, trainers around the world must work over time at catching as many Pokemon as possible. We're all counting on you, Pokemon Go Festival Goers. Read More »

Samsung just launched a new version of the Galaxy S8

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However, unlocked Blue Coral Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 + versions will also be available from both Best Buy and Samsung . Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is expected to retain the same bezel-less dual-curved edge display found on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones. Read More »

[Report] Gaming accessory maker Razer working on a gaming focused smartphone

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Back in January this year, Razer made a rather interesting acquisition, picking up cloud-powered smartphone maker, Nextbit . Sources reportedly familiar with the matter have told Bloomberg that Razer will fund development of the device through an IPO planned for later this year that'll value the company at $3 billion to $5 billion. Read More »

Essential phone release just few weeks away: Andy Rubin

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Once that is complete, the phone will presumably ship to potential customers after they receive emails that allow them to put in their credit card information. There's a 13-megapixel rear camera sensor, as well as a 8-megapixel front-facing camera capable of capturing 4K video. Unfortunately, after announcing the device, Essential has missed its launch period with no exact release timeline. Read More »

The Pre-San Diego Comic-Con Edition

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The Avengers: Infinity War footage shown at D23 will likely be screened, but still won't be released online later. Hall H helped make "Deadpool" matter back in 2015, when the first sizzle reel went over so well that the crowd demanded it be played again before the panel ended. Read More »

Verizon admits to "optimizing" amid accusations of Netflix throttling

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Most mobile users probably aren't attempting to stream through Netflix in 4K, though, so many Verizon customers probably never realized that their download speeds were being manipulated. That being said, it's possible and likely that the former will be the case, as if it were to take longer than a few more hours Verizon may have said as much. Read More »

TRAI trying to conclude IUC review soon

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Therefore, the CPP regime has what is called Mobile Termination Charge (MTC). Trai will hold an open house discussion on the issue on Thursday, before examining the companies' cost structures to arrive at a decision. "Traffic asymmetry will always exist in a competitive market". "We are working on a new framework for IUC charges", he added. "At the same time, it allows Reliance Jio to continue with its strategy of predatory pricing and ultimately throttle all competition". Read More »

Lyft is following Uber into self-driving cars

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Depending on the precise conditions of a trip - including the route, traffic, weather and time of day - riders who opt into the trial may be automatically picked up in a self-driving auto built by one of a number of manufacturers working with Lyft, rather than a human driver. Read More »

'The Originals' to End After Fifth Season

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This also does not mean the end for The Vampire Diaries world Plec has created; there have been talks about a possible spin-off featuring Caroline Forbes ( Candice King ) and her boarding school for magically inclined children, where Hope now is, which was introduced during the season finale of The Vampire Diaries . Read More »

Youth killed in Army firing in Beerwah

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Another youth was injured in the incident, but doctors termed his condition as stable. Police said a First Information Report (FIR) had been filed against the Army unit over Pala's death. Meanwhile, Kashmir valley is witnessing a complete shutdown today after Joint Resistance Leaesrship (JRL) called for "UN March" against caviling killings in Kashmir valley. Read More »

Two new Harry Potter books will come this fall

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Rowling, creator of The Boy Who Lived. Britain's Bloomsbury Publishing says it plans to release two, new " Harry Potter "-themed books this fall". The magic of the Harry Potter franchise will return this October when two new Potter-themed books are released in conjunction with the British Library's Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibit. Read More »

Nokia 2, entry-level Android smartphone leaks along with Nokia 3

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According to the China- based website, tipster, Nokia 2 will sport Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 processor. Also in the images, it is clearly seen that the Nokia 2 handset will have rounded edges. After leak of Nokia 8 renders time for leak of Nokia 8 real-life images! Nokia 2 is expected to be Nokia's budget device, coming in with basic specs. Read More »

Dunkirk Review: This One's A Masterpiece!

This certainly isn't your regular war film - no one, for example, says "it's quiet" and is then told: 'yes, too damned quiet...' - but in wanting to deliver a visceral, visual experience, without the hindrance of exposition or back stories, the narrative is often confusing and doesn't add up to much emotionally. Read More »

Report claims LG will be exclusive battery supplier for next year's

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Apple wants to use LG's proprietary L-shaped batteries, but it remains to be seen whether the Korean firm will be the sole supplier. "LG has invested hundred of billions of Korean won for related facilities and plans to start mass production from early next year", the Korean-language report quoted a source in the chemical industry as saying. Read More »

Facebook is secretly reviving Google's modular Project Ara

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The product now doesn't seem to have a name but Building 8's patent application for the mysterious modular device was recently published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). What's interesting is that quite a few key members of the Project Ara team now work at Building 8, which is basically Facebook's consumer hardware division. Read More »

Ford First F-150 Police Truck

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Available Spring 2018, The F-150 Police Responder is rated for speeds up to 100 miles per hour and uses the same Ecoboost V6 engine as Ford police vehicle versions of the Taurus sedan and Explorer SUV. Although you won't see it any time soon in Australia, where the latest F-150 is available from a handful right-hand drive converters, the F-150 Police Responder joins the Blue Oval's growing law enforcement vehicle range in North America, which Ford claims is the biggest in the ... Read More »

Lotus Evora GT430 is most powerful Lotus ever

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Let's start with what the Evora has been given more of, starting with the horsepower count. Its Toyota-sourced, supercharged 3.5-litre V6 engine produces 430bhp - a significant 30bhp more than the standard vehicle. At the rear, aero ducts behind each wheel reduce pressure in the wheel arch and a large rear diffuser provides a sharp visual finish. Inside the GT430 gets new carbon-backed Sparco seats with a unique trim design can also be ordered, while driver and passenger four-point ... Read More »

Fred Goldman, Christopher Darden Comment Ahead of OJ Simpson's Parole Hearing

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Well, the parole hearing has promptly started and I will say, to be a woman beater many understandably believe is a murderer, I must say, he looks quite fit for a 70-year-old man. "We want him to come home so that we can move forward for us, quietly, but to move forward", she said. Out on parole after nine years and richer than most Americans nearly immediately. Read More »

When does right to privacy apply, Supreme Court asks

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Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee, appearing in support of privacy right, went much beyond and said even if the Constitution did not "explicitly" provide this right, it could be deduced as had been done in the case of freedom of press. Read More »