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  • Oculus cofounder Palmer Luckey is leaving the company

    Oculus cofounder Palmer Luckey is leaving the company

    Oculus VR co-founder and Rift headset inventor Palmer Luckey. "We're thankful for everything he did with Oculus and VR, and we wish him all the best". In March 2014, Facebook announced it would buy his company Oculus VR for almost $2 billion, a move that spurred interest and investment in VR to the level we see today.

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  • Nintendo Prefers Super Mario Run's Payment Model To Fire Emblem Heroes'

    Nintendo Prefers Super Mario Run's Payment Model To Fire Emblem Heroes'

    It's this mixing of paradigms - game systems commonly associated with freemium games but with a premium cost - that has caused much of the controversy around Super Mario Run . Among some of the important things to know when playing " Super Mario Run " for the first time, as listed by Tech Radar , is that the game, while free , will only have three levels from world one.

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  • Disney plotting 15 more years of Star Wars

    Disney plotting 15 more years of Star Wars

    With Han Solo filming well underway, and Woody Harrelson revealing the name of his character in the film, it's going to be a long and tantalizing wait for the movie's release, now set for May 2018. As much as I am a huge Star Wars fan, I will admit their movies can be very formulaic. The Felicity Jones led film was a huge box office smash, following the massive success of The Force Awakens the previous year.

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  • EBay to launch Guaranteed Delivery in United States this summer

    EBay to launch Guaranteed Delivery in United States this summer

    Considering Amazon and UPS are working on drone shipping, eBay's Guaranteed Delivery may be too little, too late. The buyer will also be able to return the item at no cost. Year-to-date, EBAY has gained 14.05%, versus a 6.07% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period. However, it said that the sellers would have to meet a necessary set of shipping standards to have their items listed as part of the new delivery program.

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  • U.S. to ban passengers on some inbound flights from carrying larger electronics

    The new rule is expected to be announced as early as Monday night by the Department of Homeland Security, the officials said, adding that it had been under consideration since the US government learned of a threat several weeks ago. The AP reported that the ban has been under consideration for weeks, and that Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly "phoned lawmakers over the weekend to brief them on aviation security issues that have prompted the impending electronics ban".

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  • Nintendo Switch's Games Are Getting Rave Reviews

    Nintendo Switch's Games Are Getting Rave Reviews

    That Breath of the Wild was Switch's most popular software during its launch weekend came as little surprise to anyone who has followed the game. At present, you can only use one Joy-Con to play a game, rather than using two at the same time to act like a complete gamepad.

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  • Spotify Hi-Fi music tier tipped with lossless audio

    The leaked promotion was spotted by Reddit users in the USA on 1 March, with some posting screenshots showing the new tier priced at $5 above the current $9.99 a month cost for Spotify Premium (£9.99 in the UK), and others with notifications stating that the upgrade would cost $10 or more.

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  • Nintendo Switch Buyers to End Up Playing One Memorable Game

    Nintendo Switch Buyers to End Up Playing One Memorable Game

    According to Ars Technica , there is a seemingly surprising revelation for the Switch as it seems like future games might only be playable in a certain mode. Apparently VOEZ will be a launch title and will cost around 2500 YEN, Its website is in Japanese however a translation of the FAQ sections reveals the details about the game which are as follows.

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  • Samsung's No. 2 man offers to resign

    Samsung's No. 2 man offers to resign

    For those unfamiliar with the story, Jay Y. Lee, who serves as the de facto head of Samsung Group after his father suffered a heart attack, allegedly wired the equivalent of $36 million from Samsung subsidiaries to two foundations set up by President Park's confidante, Choi Soon-sil.

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  • Berkshire Hathaway gains $1.6 bln from its huge bite of Apple

    The most recent 13-F filing from Berkshire showed that the company continued to buy airline stocks even after calling the sector a "death trap for investors" during his 2013 annual shareholder meeting. The stake of 61.2 million shares was acquired previous year for $6.75 billion, an average of about $110.17 apiece, according to the annual report Saturday from Berkshire, which is led by billionaire chairman Warren Buffett.

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  • Dodge SRT Demon Will Officially Be a Drag Strip Monster

    The company describes it as the first example of "mechanical/electronic drag-race-specific suspension tuning" in a production auto. Another Thursday means more Demon propaganda from the horsepower fetishists at Dodge. The result is that owners of the Demon will be able to launch their cars efficiently and in a more controllable manner. The Demon accomplishes this thanks to a so-called drag-tuned suspension setup - adaptive Bilstein dampers work in concert with softer springs and anti-roll ...

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  • Huawei Nova Lite Launched In Japan

    Huawei Nova Lite Launched In Japan

    So, the Nova lite will run on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box and will be powered by an octa-Core 4×2.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 + 4×1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 655 processor backed by a Mali T830 GPU and 3GB of RAM . On the imaging front, the Honor V9 sports two 12MP sensors on the back, circa the Honor 8. The phones are now only available in China starting February 28, but we are expecting announcements for the worldwide version at MWC 2017.

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  • The very first Apple Watch Series 3 details may have just leaked

    Specifically, the report claims that TPK Holding has struggled financially when producing Apple Watch displays thus far (which could also explain the inventory constraints). Strava Head of Integration Mateo Ortega said the company saw this as just a "first step" in its plans for supporting the Apple Watch 2. Assuming Apple Watch Series 3 is launching around the same time we should start seeing more rumors and leaks soon.

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  • FA Cup: Iwobi Helps Arsenal Cruise Past Sutton Into Q/Finals

    FA Cup: Iwobi Helps Arsenal Cruise Past Sutton Into Q/Finals

    On the plastic patch at tiny Gander Green Lane stadium, the gulf in class between sides separated by 105 places in the English soccer pyramid was not always apparent. Danny Wright gave Cheltenham a half-time lead, but Matt Tubbs levelled in the first minute of the second half and Deacon's victor sparked scenes of wild jubilation.

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  • Governor orders Dakota Access Pipeline protesters to evacuate camp by February 22

    Governor orders Dakota Access Pipeline protesters to evacuate camp by February 22

    Construction crews have resumed work on the final segment of the Dakota Access pipeline, and the developer of the long-delayed project said Thursday that the full system could be operational within three months. He says he'll consider the request more thoroughly at a February 27 hearing. "I fear the aggressive tactics we have seen in North Dakota will soon be the norm - if they are not already", Joey Mahmoud, an executive vice president for the company, said in his written testimony before a ...

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  • LG G6 to feature new interface at MWC

    The new interface of LG G6 can be previewed in this brief video released by the company. The square format also makes it easier to stitch images together to make a Collage Wallpaper. LG also touts that the G6 will have a Food Mode that'll "deliver high color quality and saturation ideal for, well, food". Video and gaming content tailored for 18:9 is growing sharply, says LG.

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  • Israel's Netanyahu Expresses Support for Settlement Bill Vote

    Under the new law, settlers could remain on the land if they built there without prior knowledge of Palestinian ownership or if homes were constructed at the state's instruction. The Trump administration's statement is not only a repudiation of these eleventh-hour realizations by outgoing administration; it is also a radical upending of USA policy opposing Israeli settlements dating back to the Johnson administration.

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