• Xbox One Acheivements System Will Be Getting
Xbox One Acheivements System Will Be Getting "Fundamental Changes" Says Microsoft

The Xbox beta app is somehow like a Windows Insider Fast ring version of the regular Xbox app. Microsoft explained in a blog post that it's "simplifying entry" for the program, allowing those specifically interested a chance to test updates.

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  • Motorola's final Moto X4 design and specifications leak
Motorola's final Moto X4 design and specifications leak

As you can see the smartphone carries the basic design tenets of Motorola handsets of this generation but the finish is markedly different. For example, we now know the Moto X4 will come with both USB-C port and 3.5mm audio jack port. A SIM tray is available on the top-edge of the smartphone. Motorola already introduced the Moto Z2 Force ...

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  • Tesla looks to test Semi on U.S. roads
Tesla looks to test Semi on U.S. roads

Several companies are working on autonomous driving technology specifically for long-haul trucks, in Silicon Valley and elsewhere. Besides producing a video showing an Otto truck driving down a road without any safety personnel in the front seat, the company also executed the drive without the appropriate autonomous testing permit.

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  • Nintendo sued over Switch controllers
Nintendo sued over Switch controllers

Gamevice has demanded that Nintendo pay damages for the infringement, and has requested a ban of all Switch sales - something that would have a massive impact on the Nintendo's revenue stream. Nintendo's Switch console has been wildly successful since its release early past year. Nintendo estimates it has sold over 4.7 million Switch units to da...

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  • NYT Admits Its Front Page Climate Change Article Was Wrong
NYT Admits Its Front Page Climate Change Article Was Wrong

Amusing thing, though: The report was already made public earlier this year. The hydrology of the Colorado River Basin, on which the West's big cities such as Phoenix, Los Angeles and Las Vegas depend, has already undergone "profound change", the report says.

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  • Eclipse viewing glasses available again at Fauquier County libraries
Eclipse viewing glasses available again at Fauquier County libraries

The short answer is yes, but not all of them in our solar system. Although Pennsylvania won't be in line for a total solar eclipse on Monday, parents and fans who turn out for the Little League World Series in Williamsport could still see the moon partially cover the sun.

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  • Should the Browns acquire Colin Kaepernick?
Should the Browns acquire Colin Kaepernick?

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick took his team to the Super Bowl just a few years ago, but the 29-year-old is without an NFL team so far this year and some believe it has nothing to do with his football skills. Since then, he hasn't been able to find a job anywhere else in the National Football League, and he has only met with one team, the Seattl...

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  • U.S. report confirms 2016 as warmest year on record
U.S. report confirms 2016 as warmest year on record

Combining historical temperature data and state-of-the-art climate model simulations, the new study finds the likelihood of experiencing consecutive record-breaking global temperatures from 2014 to 2016 without the effects of human-caused climate change is no greater than 0.03 percent and the likelihood of three consecutive record-breaking years ...

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  • Overwatch Is Adding Deathmatch to its Selection of Game Modes
Overwatch Is Adding Deathmatch to its Selection of Game Modes

He acknowledged that he once said deathmatch would "never" come to the game, but said the Arcade, which was added to the game late a year ago, has proven to be a game-changer. Finishing in the top half of a free-for-all Deathmatch will be enough to earn you credit towards weekly Arcade box unlocks, though obviously finishing top is most desirab...

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  • IPhone 7s Plus vs iPhone 8 prototypes comparison
IPhone 7s Plus vs iPhone 8 prototypes comparison

Apple could be changing the path that the smartphone industry is treading on, just like the time when Apple introduced the TouchID verification for the iPhone 5S back in 2013. Also, we have seen several leaks giving us an idea of what we can expect from the upcoming iPhone models in terms of design. Before the company's most recent earnin...

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  • China hails 'unbreakable' code sent from a satellite
China hails 'unbreakable' code sent from a satellite

China is also working to establish a large ground-based network that also uses quantum communication to protect messages, reports the BBC . News of the test - detailed in the journal Nature - comes a year after China launched the world's first quantum satellite , called Micius, and has been hailed as a milestone by reviewers.

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  • Infiniti retro prototype teased for Pebble Beach debut
Infiniti retro prototype teased for Pebble Beach debut

Beneath the retro bodywork, contributed to by the "hands and hearts of hundreds of craftsmen", the prototype is said to feature advanced electric vehicle (EV) technology. BMW will stage the world debut of an all-new BMW Concept vehicle and the exclusive North American premiere of the highly acclaimed BMW Concept 8 Series .

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Ship in Eight Color Variants
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Ship in Eight Color Variants

The report from ET News cites a leaked roadmap for the launch of the Note 8 handset. He notes this model of the Galaxy Note 8 may be a Korea exclusive deal, but it's now not certain. Then again we have also seen Samsung do a simultaneous release in the major markets they operate in, so there is a chance that these dates could be what th...

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  • Perseids meteor shower: What you need to know
Perseids meteor shower: What you need to know

They won't be as spectacular as 2016, an "outburst" year that doubled the number of meteors seen in a typical Perseid shower, the website says. And as head of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office at Marshall Space Flight Center, he ought to know.

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  • Bhoomi trailer: Sanjay Dutt is back in this intense, high-voltage drama
Bhoomi trailer: Sanjay Dutt is back in this intense, high-voltage drama

The trailer of Bhoomi is to be released on Thursday, Sanjay Dutt confirmed in a tweet. It is evident from the poster that the movie is going to be about a father and daughter. Sanjay Dutt , in an earlier interview with NDTV, said that Bhoomi is the ideal film for his comeback. Dutt is clearly not emphasizing on the sole commercial succe...

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  • Whatsapp will soon allow its users to instantly transfer money via UPI
Whatsapp will soon allow its users to instantly transfer money via UPI

WhatsApp submitted a new update through the Google Play Beta Program : the version is 2.17.295. Mobile application Whatsapp plans to soon allow its users to transfer money instantaneously via the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) transaction system.

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  • Researchers Have Discovered Two Potentially Habitable Planets 12 Light Years Away
Researchers Have Discovered Two Potentially Habitable Planets 12 Light Years Away

It also revealed that two of the planets, Tau Ceti e and Tau Ceti f, lay inside the star's habitable zone . These planets have masses as low as 1.7 Earth mass, making them among the smallest planets ever detected around nearby sun-like stars.

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  • LG's V30 will be the first phone with an f/1.6 lens
LG's V30 will be the first phone with an f/1.6 lens

LG announced tonight that its upcoming flagship phone, the LG V30 , will feature a first for a smartphone camera. After all, its maker is known for producing handsets with excellent cameras. Needless to say, the V30 is far superior to its predecessor, the V20, in terms of photography and videography. The camera will feature laser detect autofocu...

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  • Facebook unveils new Watch tab for original video content
Facebook unveils new Watch tab for original video content

Facebook had been rumored to be getting into TV-like shows for months now, but Watch looks more like YouTube. The cheaper shows are permitted to be shown outside of Facebook after they exclusively debut in the Watch tab. Facebook's benefit is that Watch is cross-platform, allowing people to view videos from all their devices, while also bein...

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  • Ace Attorney returns on Nintendo 3DS — Apollo Justice
Ace Attorney returns on Nintendo 3DS — Apollo Justice

Ace Attorney is heading back to the Nintendo 3DS later this fall with another case. The game sees players taking on the role of Apollo, who has a magical bracelet in his possession that enables him to tell whether or not a witness is lying or not.

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