• Overwatch Animated Short
Overwatch Animated Short "Rise and Shine" Focuses on Mei

During the Blizzard reveal ceremony on August 23, the developer showcased the animated short Rise and Shine . With limited resources and time, Mei must use science to figure out a way to get help. While this backstory for Mei has always been known, we never knew exactly how she escaped or how she survived on her own. In Overwatch , Mei is u...

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  • Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro listed before its official announcement
Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro listed before its official announcement

A new version of Samsung's fitness-tracking wearable, the Gear Fit 2 Pro , has leaked online ahead of the company's Unpacked event with a listing on Samsung's Malaysia website, which was spotted by Evan Blass . The battery pack is promised to provide three to four days of battery life. You'll be able to install the same apps and watchfaces from t...

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  • Your free weekend of Rainbow Six: Siege starts August 24th
Your free weekend of Rainbow Six: Siege starts August 24th

Will anyone be playing Rainbow Six: Siege during this free weekend? Operation Blood Orchid will be released on the 29th August and as well as the three new operatives will also include a new map called Theme Park. The upcoming update then arrives on August 29 on the PC Technical Test Server, while the full launch in all platforms will be on...

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  • Western Digital Releases 20TB Desktop Storage System
Western Digital Releases 20TB Desktop Storage System

WD has just announced a new flavor of the My Book Duo that offers 20TB of storage , 4TB more than the previous record holder (16TB). WD's new 20TB My Book Duo system is also RAID-optimised, which can deliver sequential read speeds of up to 360MB/s.

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  • Liverpool result to decide Celtic's Champions League seeding
Liverpool result to decide Celtic's Champions League seeding

Celtic , under Rodgers, reached the group stage last season but finished bottom of a section also featuring Barcelona, Manchester City and Borussia Monchengladbach. The Scotland striker said: "We got an earful from the manager telling us to keep the ball and make them run and in the second half for the first 10 or 15 minutes we collapsed".

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  • Elon Musk reveals first superhero-inspired SpaceX spacesuit
Elon Musk reveals first superhero-inspired SpaceX spacesuit

In a post on his Twitter page, Musk promised to release more details about the suit soon. He pointed out that what he see in the picture isn't a mockup but an actual image of the fully functional spacesuit. The suits are intended for trips going to the International Space Station , the Orlando Sentinel reported . "They were looking to get a...

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  • There will be a PC beta for COD: WW2
There will be a PC beta for COD: WW2

Headquarters - We're testing the match-making of this all-new social experience, but access to this space will not be active during the Multiplayer Beta. While it hasn't necessarily been confirmed , the trailer also suggests that other players will be able to spectate all the competition by standing on the sidelines.

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  • Giveaway: Call of Duty: WWII PS4 Beta Codes
Giveaway: Call of Duty: WWII PS4 Beta Codes

Stay tuned for more news regarding a PC beta. The Call of Duty fanbase is an intensively competitive one so it seems fitting that even Call of Duty : WWII's social space would allow players to go head-to-head with one another. 20 winners will be chosen at random to receive a PS4 beta code of Call of Duty: WWII from all eligible entries recei...

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  • StatsSA Poverty Report 2017 - Policies Fail the People of South Africa
StatsSA Poverty Report 2017 - Policies Fail the People of South Africa

Black African's remain the majority of those living in poverty with 46.6% affected, followed by coloureds at 32.2%, with less than 5 percent of Indians living in poverty. Lehola revealed that children are the most vulnerable to poverty, "If children are poor, they are less likely to go to school and even if in school, they will perform badly..." ...

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  • More S. Africans live in extream poverty
More S. Africans live in extream poverty

Whites remain the least affected by poverty with only 1% living below the upper-bound poverty line; 64% of blacks and 41% of coloureds did not meet the threshold. The first indentured labourers who arrived in South Africa in 1860 were subjected to restrictive apartheid laws. The full Stats SA Poverty Trends Report can be found here, including mor...

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  • Here are All the Changes for Overwatch's Sixth Competitive Season
Here are All the Changes for Overwatch's Sixth Competitive Season

Skill Rating Decay - The Overwatch development team has made a decision to cut the skill rating decay in half, from the player losing a whole 50 SR to 25 SR instead. Control maps will also undergo certain alterations. Previously, matches with a control point map required teams to win the best out of five games, which often lead to very long mat...

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  • Accuweather found to be sharing location data without users' permission
Accuweather found to be sharing location data without users' permission

If you do not grant AccuWeather access to your Global Positioning System information, it will still send your Wi-Fi router name and BSSID, providing RevealMobile access to less precise location information regarding your device's whereabouts.

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  • Twitter's Hashtag Turns 10 Years Old Today
Twitter's Hashtag Turns 10 Years Old Today

Not the most memorable, it must be said, but nevertheless, it had a monumental, long-lasting impact on how people use Twitter . According to Twitter , an average of 125 million hashtags are now shared daily, marking a massive jump in use.

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  • Feast Your Eyes On The Stunning New Ferrari Portofino
Feast Your Eyes On The Stunning New Ferrari Portofino

Does it work? Oh yes, it does. The Ferrari Portofino's design falls in line with Ferrari's most recent design trends, which can be found on the 812 Superfast . The Portofino will feature Ferrari's E-Diff 3 electronic rear differential and is the first GT vehicle in Ferrari's range to come with electric power steering, which the company claim...

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  • Huawei Mate 10 launch imminent as Mate 9 price slashed
Huawei Mate 10 launch imminent as Mate 9 price slashed

The Huawei Mate 10 has also been rumoured to to come with iris scanning feature, and is expected to be powered by Huawei's anticipated HiSilcon Kirin 970 SoC, which will be based on the 10nm fabrication process. This news might disappoint some fans, but it's not completely out of left field. Chinese website Zol has cited an unnamed Weibo u...

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  • Huawei release their first Mate 10 teaser video
Huawei release their first Mate 10 teaser video

It may not be the final design but we don't see any home button or fingerprint sensor. Huawei hasn't announced an exact date for when the Mate 10 will be unveiled, but the popular rumor going around is that it might be on October 16. Now as per a new report, Huawei might actually launch at least two variants named Huawei Mate 10 and Mate ...

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  • Nasa unveils stunning images of once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse
Nasa unveils stunning images of once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse

Photo: NASANew York was not in the path of totality for the solar eclipse , but around 72 percent of the sun was covered by the moon during the peak time of the partial eclipse . Millions of people have flocked to areas of the US that are in the "path of totality" in order to experience a total solar eclipse . One librarian said the l...

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  • The total solar eclipse in 18 stunning photos
The total solar eclipse in 18 stunning photos

A solar eclipse happens when the moon passes between the sun and earth, casting its shadow on Earth. The Canadian Space Agency described the initial glimpses of the first total solar eclipse to cross the United States, from OR to SC, in 99 years as "Beautiful!" as Americans watched in wonder through telescopes, cameras and protective glas...

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  • New BMW M5 Model Revealed in
New BMW M5 Model Revealed in "Need For Speed Payback"

Power comes from a reworked version of the twin turbo 4.4-liter V8 which now produces 600PS (592hp) and 750Nm (553lb-ft) of peak torque. The M5 takes the BMW M-series into new territory, with 441 kW/600 hp, peak torque of 750 Nm (553 lb-ft) and 10.5 l/100 km [26.9 mpg imp] fuel consumption combined/ 241 g/km Carbon dioxide emissions combined, w...

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  • Meizu M6 Note Smartphone Gets Official
Meizu M6 Note Smartphone Gets Official

The Meizu M6 Note is also the first global Meizu-branded smartphone to ship with one of Qualcomm's processors. Users can choose between either a 3GB RAM or 4GB RAM variant with 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB storage options. For low light performance, the phone is equipped with dual-tone 4 LED flash and also has a dual sensor lock which reduces auto focu...

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