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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Will Feature Microtransactions

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What will probably make some folk angrier than a Hobbit who's just missed out on second breakfast is the fact Gold can also be purchased using real money if you want to save time. It will all depend on how hard it is to accumulate mirian, the rarity drop rate of silver chests vs. gold chests and the quality of chest orcs vs. the ones you can recruit in-game. Read More »

Titanfall 2 Should Have Sold Better, Dev Says

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Again, I'll reiterate this point, because it's insane I have to even say it, perhaps releasing a game on October 28th alongside the genre (and general industry) juggernauts Battlefield 1 (October 28th) and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (November 4th) is a terrible, awful decision... Read More »

Unlocked ASUS ZenFone AR launches at Amazon

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Asus Zenfone AR is world's first smartphone allowing users to experience both augmented reality and virtual reality within same device. According to its review, the pros of the Asus ZenFone AR is the fact that it really offers AR well compared to its predecessor. Read More »

NEXT Financial Group Inc Decreases Position in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has a 1-year low of $65.28 and a 1-year high of $81.76. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Palo Alto Investors Llc increased United Therapeutics Corp Del (UTHR) stake by 5.97% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Therefore 47% are positive. Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) previously released its fiscal periodic earnings information on Early Thur, May 18th. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, September 18 by TheStreet. Read More »

Pixel 2 Renderings Leak Highlight Sleek Design

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The images also showcase the Pixel smartphone with a single rear camera module, instead of the dual camera system that is now taking up the trend. Reportedly, the Pixel 2 is expected to feature a 4.97-inch fullHD display and pack in 64 GB of memory. Read More »

Spotify for Xbox to be unveiled at Gamescom?

Microsoft is also planning a number of dashboard enhancements to the Xbox One in the coming months, in the lead up to the new Xbox One X console. Yesterday, someone snapped a picture of an Xbox executive using the Spotify app on Xbox and today, someone else is throwing fuel onto the fire. Read More »

Bad Android Apps Officially Getting Downgraded in Google Play Store

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To determine its new ranking, Google says it has to look at a variety of "quality signals" related to an app's performance. Developers can use the Play Console to find and fix the issues with their apps. Lastly, there's the Playbook app . "By focusing on the quality and performance of your app, you'll find more success on Google Play". The decision by Google to roll out an algorithm that weeds out the bad apps comes at a time when global app downloads continue to defy the concept of ... Read More »

Leaked Images Give Sneak Peek at Samsung's Coming Galaxy Note 8

According to recent information, it appears that the Galaxy S8 Active has now been confirmed by AT&T - although the reveal might not have been planned. The phablet is expected to come packed with a slightly larger display than its sibling flagship Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Galaxy Note 8 launch date in India is not mentioned or declared yet. Read More »

GTA V just had its most successful three months ever

CEO Strauss Zelnick said during the call to investors this evening, GTA Online continued to outperform expectations, and four years after release , the game had the "best quarter ever", during Q1 and the company expects the game to continue raking it in for the foreseeable future. Read More »

Glowing water molecules indicate exoplanet may have a stratosphere

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Stratospheres are awesome. They're the only layers in low atmospheres that increase in temperature with altitude; even neater, Earth's stratosphere is responsible for the life-enabling ozone layer . This, they concluded, was due to the presence of water vapor at the top of the planet's atmosphere. "The stratosphere of WASP-121b so hot it can make water vapor glow, which is the basis for our analysis". Read More »

Al Gore's Home Burns 34 Times More Electricity Than Average US Household

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In September 2016, the home uses 30,993 kilowatt hours, as much energy as the typical American family uses in 34 months. "I was watching all these celebrities on stage asking Americans to make sacrifices for the environment". Johnson said Gore pays about $22,000 in annual electric bills for his Nashville home, not including $432 a month he pays for carbon credits, consisting of money that goes to the Tennessee Valley Authority to fund alternative energy initiatives. Read More »

Markets suffer from more losses as bank, metal lead selling

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In terms of the broader markets, the S&P BSE mid-cap index was up 0.45 per cent, whereas the small-cap index was down 0.12 per cent. Similarly, the major losers during the early morning trade were Adani Ports, SBIN, Asian Paint and Kotak Bank with 407.45, 304.70, 1130.00 and 997.00 points low respectively. Read More »

Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) Reviewed By Analysts

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.06 derived from a total of 11 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Nokia Corporation by 3.4% in the fourth quarter. Read More »

Moto G5S and G5S Plus Mid-Range Smartphones Officially launched

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Talking about availability, both devices are said to be made available in various countries before the end of this month whilst hitting the United States market sometime in fall. The primary camera gets a boost in terms of megapixels with a new 16 megapixel camera and an f/2.0 aperture. Both the G5S and G5S Plus have a front-facing LED flash and a fingerprint sensor embedded in the home button. Read More »

How Facebook's Latest Change Will Affect Which Articles You See

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Facebook is expanding its fight against misinformation by showing users more fact-checked stories below articles on the same topic. The new criterion is how fast their webpages are able to load on mobile devices. Facebook will consider things like your current network connection and the estimated load time of a webpage that you clicked. The latest Facebook announcement is a continuation of the company's previous vow to crackdown on fake news , and follows the March roll out of its " ... Read More »

NBA Live 18 Adds the WNBA, Watch the New Trailer

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The WNBA will finally be included in a basketball video game as EA Sports and the league announced on Thursday morning that all 12 WNBA squads and the All-Star teams would be available to play in NBA Live 18 . Working the players into the game was no easy task. FIFA2016 added 12 women's soccer national teams, including the USA, to the game in 2015. Fans will be able to experience the best of the WNBA when NBA LIVE 18 launches this Fall. Read More »

Samsung launches a new flip phone, and it's actually gorgeous

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It was only a couple of days ago when we reported on two separate leaks that showed off a new Android flip phone from Samsung . It can be also referred as Samsung 8 or flagship 8 as the company may just want to go with HMD Global style of naming the new Nokia Android phones . Read More »

Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE:FIT) Releases Q3 Earnings Guidance

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Fitbit earned a media sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern's scale. The stock decreased 1.55% or $0.08 during the last trading session, hitting $5.20. They now have a United States dollars 8 price target on the stock. When major players like Apple entered the space, Fitbit tried to send the message that it was more than just a fitness tracker, but a smartwatch as well. Read More »

Sony net profit soars in April-June quarter

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Quarterly operating profit easily topped a consensus estimate of 133 billion yen. Net income rose 282.1 percent to 80.9 billion yen ($734 million). Sony kept its net profit forecast at 255 billion yen, more than triple that from a year earlier, and said it expects its operating profit to leap 73.2 percent to 500 billion yen, which will be the highest in nearly 20 years. Read More »

United Kingdom presses tech firms to choke off online extremism

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Ms Rudd is expected to say: "Terrorists and extremists have sought to misuse your platforms to spread their hateful messages". End-to-end encryption, where messages and the data they contain are encoded so that they may not be read by anyone - even the app that sends it and the company that runs the app - has become a common feature of services such as WhatsApp, where it is a default option, and Facebook Messenger, where it is offered as an optional offering. Read More »

Another Wireless Network Grabs Fastest Crown

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AT&T also fell from 13.9Mbps to 12.9Mbps. "The launch of our unlimited data plans has not impacted wireless speeds on our network", according to an AT&T spokesman. That's good news for consumers, right? In a surprising bit of revelation, OpenSignal also found that not only were T-Mobile's speeds faster than Verizon , they very narrowly beat out Verizon on LTE availability. Read More »

Plex DVR exits beta alongside new live TV time shift feature

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That feature has now exited beta, and it has been joined by a vital feature that improves the TV-watching experience: time shifting content. If this wasn't awesome enough, Plex is also supporting the ability to time-travel (pause/play, rewind, and fast forward) through Live TV meaning no more waiting for commercials. Read More »

Paytm to launch messaging app to rival WhatsApp

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The company will convert its payment users to messaging and help businesses connect with consumers. According to commentators, Paytm, with the backing of Japan's SoftBank and China's Alibaba, wants to attract people in India to use a messaging service embedded in its payments app, which is already used by many to buy everything from food to plane tickets. Read More »