• Apple phases out iPod Nano and Shuffle
Apple phases out iPod Nano and Shuffle

After almost 16 years of market domination and with over 400 million units sold, the Cupertino tech giant Apple has quietly pulled out the plugs of iPod Nano and Shuffle from its virtual stores, thus marking the end of Apple's journey in the standalone music player market.

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  • BioWare Montreal absorbed by Motive Studios
BioWare Montreal absorbed by Motive Studios

Today, I'm in a particularly forgiving mood regarding Mass Effect: Andromeda - a game that released in a buggy and unpolished state - because BioWare is clearly dedicated to fixing the game's problems, as evidenced by the latest patch, Update 1 .10, which fixes quite a few small-yet-important issues.

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  • Stardew Valley's Co-op Multiplayer Detailed, Will Let You Marry Your Friends
Stardew Valley's Co-op Multiplayer Detailed, Will Let You Marry Your Friends

They can farm, mine, fight, fish, forage, marry NPCs and take part in festivals. "Farmhands can do nearly anything the main player can do", the post explains. The long awaited multiplayer functionality is nearly upon us and will be entering beta on steam at the end of 2017, before coming to all platforms in early 2018.

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  • SNES Classic pre-orders open later this month, Nintendo confirms
SNES Classic pre-orders open later this month, Nintendo confirms

Nintendo does not specify exactly when Super NES Classic Edition pre-orders will go live. This means people will need to be especially aware during the second half of August 2017. So Nintendo is promising that a "significant" amount of additional items will be shipped for launch and until the end of 2017. In addition to its arrival in retailer ...

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  • Bluetooth battery level indicators could be coming to stock Android soon
Bluetooth battery level indicators could be coming to stock Android soon

As XDA Developers originally reported, the future update will tell you how much battery your connected Bluetooth accessory has. Even if Google is working on this new feature, it's not a confirmation it will show up in Android's next big update.

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  • Microsoft Surface Plus Program Lets Owners Upgrade Devices After 18 Months
Microsoft Surface Plus Program Lets Owners Upgrade Devices After 18 Months

Visit Microsoft Store website and signup for the offer. For customers in the USA, we invite you to visit your nearest Microsoft Store for a device fitting or enroll online today to choose the best Surface for you. Customers also have the option to add the Microsoft Complete extended service plan . Microsoft's Surface Laptop , with Windows 1...

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  • Latest Analysts Reports: Western Digital Corporation (WDC), CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP)
Latest Analysts Reports: Western Digital Corporation (WDC), CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP)

Aegis restated a buy rating and set a $130.00 price target on shares of Western Digital Corporation in a research report on Monday, July 3rd. Western Digital Corporation is in the Technology. If you are viewing this story on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & global trademark and copyright legi...

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  • Behold the Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus
Behold the Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus

The Moto G5S comes with a 3,000mAh battery - bigger than the Moto G5's 2,800mAh offering, a 5.2in Full HD display and a souped-up camera , which packs a 16MP sensor and baked-in phase detection autofocus. But remember, the Moto G5, which debuted recently, has a metal build, too, along with a 5-inch Full HD display, a 13-megapixel rear camera ...

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  • South African teams confirmed in expanded Pro14
South African teams confirmed in expanded Pro14

The expanded tournament will be called the Pro14 and see the teams split into two conferences of seven made up of two Welsh, two Irish and one team each from Scotland, Italy and South Africa. Jurie Roux, CEO of SA Rugby, says the decision for South African team to play in a northern hemisphere tournament was groundbreaking. "We believe the Toyo...

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  • HP Z VR Backpack
HP Z VR Backpack

The firm sees this backpack being used for training or in show rooms to give customers a virtual experience of a auto they might be thinking of buying or a tour of a home. The VR market has so far been very focused on entertainment and its significant implications for the future of gaming, but the potential applications in other areas - such as pro...

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  • Protect your HOA status: 2018 Ford Mustang GT gets 'quiet' mode
Protect your HOA status: 2018 Ford Mustang GT gets 'quiet' mode

And that's more important than you think: a recent survey by Ranker.com showed loud engine revving was second only to early-morning lawn mowing among the most annoying noises neighbors make - more so than power tools, barking dogs or band practice.

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  • Earth likely to warm more than 2 degrees this century
Earth likely to warm more than 2 degrees this century

The first study used data from 152 countries, including population, carbon emissions , and gross domestic data over the past 50 years. The investigators calculated that there is a 90 percent chance that temperatures will increase between 2 degrees and 4.9 degrees Celsius (3.6 to 8.8 degrees Fahrenheit) by 2100.

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  • To make Messenger chatty, Facebook acquires bot startup Ozlo
To make Messenger chatty, Facebook acquires bot startup Ozlo

A Recode report added Ozlo was working on artificial intelligence that could understand text-based conversations, claiming it could understand and answer questions that that required responses beyond the simple yes-or-no statements. Facebook has also tested a dedicated first-party M assistant for a small group of users, and more recently it ha...

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  • USA 'ready' to install more THAAD launchers - Pentagon
USA 'ready' to install more THAAD launchers - Pentagon

The MDA told CBS News that Sunday's test was the 15th successful THAAD test that collected "threat data" from a target. Even though the test seemed to be a reaction to North Korea's test, the THAAD test had been months in the making. Hours later, the US then flew two B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force after the North Kore...

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  • Gold replica of lunar module stolen from Neil Armstrong museum in Ohio
Gold replica of lunar module stolen from Neil Armstrong museum in Ohio

Medals, ribbons and presentation coins were stolen during last week's break-in, along with a gold replica of the lunar landing module given to Neil Armstrong upon his return from the moon in 1969. Museums care for and exhibit items on behalf of you, the public. No updates on the investigation have been released, and authorities haven't said whether...

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  • Ex-Google SVP Feels Android Phones Are 'Years' Behind iPhone Photography
Ex-Google SVP Feels Android Phones Are 'Years' Behind iPhone Photography

What's your take on this new "endorsement" of the iPhone 7 Plus camera? Well, now Gundotra is back with some new advice for everyone: Buy an iPhone. He goes on to add that Samsung phones have too many different options when it comes to taking a photo, highlighting the stock camera app from the manufacturer, and then pointing out Android camera ...

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  • NASA to use October asteroid flyby as opportunity to test 'planetary defense'
NASA to use October asteroid flyby as opportunity to test 'planetary defense'

The asteroid , named 2012 TC4 , does not pose a threat to the Earth, but NASA is using it as a test object for an observational campaign because of its close flyby on October 12, 2017. "It will be incumbent upon the observatories to get a fix on the asteroid as it approaches, and work together to obtain follow-up observations than make more...

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  • Microsoft's Windows Dev Center app is coming to Android
Microsoft's Windows Dev Center app is coming to Android

This is the biggest app market now and all Android smartphones come with Google Play Store pre-installed if you live outside China. So what that means is that at some point over five billion devices were used that had Google Play Services installed on them.

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  • Molecules that Could Form
Molecules that Could Form "Membranes" Found Above Titan

Apparently, it's instrumental in the creation of cells, which are an essential building block for life. This is a step forward in understanding whether Titan's methane seas might host an exotic form of life , said Lunine. This time, the research was validated by solid proof provided by the data collected with the help of ALMA (Atacama Large Mili...

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  • 57.9% Of Ford Motor Company (F) Is Owned By Hedge Funds
57.9% Of Ford Motor Company (F) Is Owned By Hedge Funds

FNY Managed Accounts LLC bought a new stake in General Motors during the first quarter worth $107,000. IFP Advisors Inc increased its position in shares of Honda Motor by 2.6% in the first quarter. The original version of this news story can be viewed at https://theolympiareport.com/2017/07/31/q4-2017-eps-estimates-for-ford-motor-company-nysef-incr...

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