Technology


Dubai Wants a Passenger Drone Ready to Fly in July
- February 16, 2017

The head of the authority, Mattar al-Tayer said on Monday, "The autonomous aerial vehicle exhibited the World Government Summit is not just a model". In its statement, the authority said that the EHang 184 will operate on a programmed course at the speed of 100 kmph (60 mph), flying at an altitude of 300 metres (1,000 feet). (more...)
Here's what the Samsung Galaxy S8 probably looks like
- February 16, 2017

The screen will be as before with previous Tab S models, a 9.7-inch Super AMOLED 2048×1536 panel. According to Blass, the Note smartphone will bear a model number SM-N950. It appears that Samsung will be done with tests of the OS with respect to the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 before February ends, thus making it available to those in Europe's Turkey, the website notes. (more...)
Mitsubishi Is Resurrecting Eclipse Name For Entirely Different Vehicle
- February 15, 2017

When viewed from the side, however, the XR-PHEV's design ethos has transitioned reasonably intact from drawing board to production line. We've yet to see full pictures of the new vehicle, but from the dark images we do have, we can see some rather neat design touches, such as the sharp crease down the flanks that runs through the door handles all the way to the rear light clusters. (more...)
New 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Gains European Flair and Sport Model New 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Gains European Flair and Sport Model
- February 10, 2017

The five-door hatchback will enter a growing field of practical gadabouts in the US that play up their European handling and lineage (the GT is sold as the i30 abroad). The Elantra shape lends well to the GT. While providing room for five with its 60/40 rear seat up, flat folding both backs will up total cargo capacity from roughly 25 cu ft to a class-leading 55.1 cu ft. (more...)
PCCW shares surge on sale of United Kingdom broadband business to CK Hutchison
- February 08, 2017

It will make a further £50 million available as credit towards a mobile virtual network operator agreement on Three's network. Mobile operator Three has bought UK Broadband , the company behind home broadband service Relish, in a deal worth £250m. (more...)
PS4 Pro PS4 Pro "Boost Mode" can help frame rates on unpatched older games
- February 04, 2017

The update will allow you to connect any 3.0 external hard drive (up to 8TB) to the USB slot on your PS4 for instant added storage. While many PS4 owners have likely already upgraded their console's internal storage to have more room for games, Sony wants you to have even more room. (more...)
Google Waymo overtakes Tesla in self driving auto race
- February 03, 2017

Another promising stat in the report: Waymo's cars drove more miles in 2016 (635,868) versus 2015 (424,331). California's Department of Motor Vehicles released its annual autonomous vehicle disengagement report and Waymo , Google self driving project is getting better. (more...)
Charlotte-bound Iraqi who helped US military caught in travel ban Charlotte-bound Iraqi who helped US military caught in travel ban
- January 31, 2017

An Afghan and two Iraqi immigrants were among first detained in two different U.S. airports following the signing of an executive order by President Donald Trump targeting Muslims and refugees. Omar said he worked as an English translator for USA troops in Mosul, a city in northern Iraq, in 2009. They were on their way to Charlotte, N.C. These new travel restrictions are part of a vetting process to prevent "radical Islamic terrorists" from entering the country, but is it even legal for ... (more...)
Resident Evil 7 Ships 2.5 Million Copies, Demo Downloads Hit 7 Million Resident Evil 7 Ships 2.5 Million Copies, Demo Downloads Hit 7 Million
- January 30, 2017

You can check out more GameRevolution videos on our YouTube channel . Did you get a chance to try out Resident Evil 7 Biohazard? Ever given any thought to what kind of games are you willing to play using a pair of VR glasses? It may not look like the Resident Evil games of old, but scratch beneath its grimy surface and you'll find that it bears numerous hallmarks that made Resident Evil such a classic horror series to begin with. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders Start Strongly In Japan Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders Start Strongly In Japan
- January 28, 2017

While Nintendo has been mum outside of a single image, developer Nicalis inadvertently slipped an additional look at the Switch's OS, also while teasing their upcoming Switch games. It appears that GAME is planning to stop price matching old games and consoles from competition retailers from this Monday. When those friends are playing at home, we get to see Mario Kart 8 Delxue's four-player split screen mode, while the lecture hall setting previews its 8-player multiplayer mode. (more...)
Ford GT Has 647 hp, 550 lb-ft of Torque Ford GT Has 647 hp, 550 lb-ft of Torque
- January 28, 2017

Ford put the new GT to the test against the McLaren 675LT and the Ferrari 458 Speciale at the longest track in Canada, Calabogie Motorsport Park, east of Ottawa. Ford Gt outperformed both the McLaren and the Ferrari with a lap time of 2:09.8. The 2017 Ford GT is powered by a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 that delivers 647 horsepower and 550 pound-feet of torque at 6,250 and 5,900 rpm respectively. (more...)
Anthony Davis named NBA All-Star Game starter Anthony Davis named NBA All-Star Game starter
- January 22, 2017

The 2017 Eastern Conference All-Stars feature one usual suspect, with the rest of the starting five completely compiled from new faces. Davis joins Kevin Durant , Stephen Curry , James Harden and Kawhi Leonard as the Western Conference starters . (more...)
Power Punch: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Vs Lenovo K6 Power Power Punch: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Vs Lenovo K6 Power
- January 22, 2017

When it comes to processor , the Z2 Plus has a more powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor as compared to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. One small concern I have with outdoor shots on the Redmi Note 4 is the color tone, which is slightly on the warmer side. (more...)
Exxon Mobil to Buy Bass Family's Holdings in Permian Basin Exxon Mobil to Buy Bass Family's Holdings in Permian Basin
- January 21, 2017

Separately, the XOM stock received a Sell rating by UBS in the later hours on Wednesday. Exxon Mobil Corporation makes up approx 0.70% of North Star Asset Management Inc's portfolio. 3 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 7155 shares traded. The number of shares now owned by investors are 4.15 bln. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . (more...)
Pokemon GO datamine shows new moves, items, and more
- January 20, 2017

Aside from these, Niantic has reportedly added genders to the Pokemons in the game. As avid Pokemon GO players, we can also testify to being unable to log in whilst journeying home. As Forbes explains , egg-hatching is heavily influenced by small shifts as it is tracking using Global Positioning System. " Updated Apple Watch to display Eggs obtained from PokéStops, Changed distance tracking to better account for Global Positioning System drift and Minor text fixes". (more...)
Yooka-Laylee Multiplayer Revealed in Latest Trailer
- January 20, 2017

As the second player, you'll be able to collect butterflies and quills. There are also eight arcade modes, all of which can be played solo or in local co-op for up to four players. Games like Blag the Flag , Glaciators , Gun-let Run, Hurdle Hijinx , Jobstacle Course , and Kartos Karting have all been announced. All you have to do is grab some friends, some spare controllers and head over to Rextro's Arcade. (more...)
Freeze Out London and Europe Suffers, Khan Warns EU Over Brexit
- January 20, 2017

Swiss bank UBS is also expected to shift jobs to the continent. German newspaper Handelsblatt reports that United States investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) is planning to halve the number of employees it has in London. Mr Gulliver added HSBC had an advantage over other banks, as it already has a presence in Europe after buying Credit Commercial de France in 2002, which holds most of the passporting rights it needs to trade in Europe. (more...)
Korean court rejects arrest warrant for Samsung heir
- January 19, 2017

Lee spent nearly a day in questioning last week as authorities were considering charging him with bribery in a corruption case that's been developing in the Far Easter country for the last several months. The merger of Cheil Industries and Samsung C&T was seen as a key step towards ensuring a smooth third-generation power transfer to Lee. Moon Hyung-pyo, the chairman of the pension fund, was indicted today on charges that he illegally pressured the fund to back that merger when he was South ... (more...)
Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton steps down to become Snap Inc chairman
- January 15, 2017

Lynton, 57, will technically step down February 2, however, he will remain co-CEO of Sony Entertainment, overseeing the Pictures and Music businesses, and as CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment and Sony Corp. Sony has struggled to significantly improve its movie business, and now reaps most of the profit from TV. "I don't know exactly whether he understands the sequence of events that led up to the movie not being shown in the movie theaters", Lynton said. (more...)
Scalebound has been canceled Scalebound has been canceled
- January 12, 2017

With a brand-new take on RPG and narrative, it's safe to say we were excited to see how Platinum Games' ambitious title would unravel. The news that Scalebound was in trouble was first revealed by a report from Kotaku . Added to this is Crackdown 3 that could also be at risk. It was supposed to be available as a four-player co-op and big things were expected. You and your dragon are this world's final hope. (more...)