Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Latest news
Home » Technology

Technology

Traders dial back rate hike view on Yellen's silence on policy

perth_map

Futures augured a lukewarm start on Wall Street. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group added 0.7 percent and insurer Dai-ichi Life Holdings soared 0.9 percent. Trump on Wednesday threatened to shut down the government if funds were not secured to build a Mexico border wall, comments that came as a late-September deadline looms for US officials to raise the debt ceiling or risk a default. Read More »

Half Life Episode 3: Ex-writer reveals what could have happened

perth_map

It is still unclear if Valve has any plans to revive the series in the future, but on Thursday night, ex-Valve writer Marc Laidlaw shared his vision for what Half-Life 2: Episode Three would have been. "Expect no further correspondence from me regarding these matters; this is my final episode". Also, Laidlaw's blog has been down several times since the post was published, so there's that, too. Read More »

HBO hackers reportedly drop 'Game of Thrones' season finale outline

perth_map

The " Game of Thrones " season six poster. Fans can recall that back in episode 5, Jon, Daenerys and Tyrion all agreed that the King in the North would assemble his team to steal one of the White Walkers - who were at the time marching for the Eastwatch based on a vision by the three-eyed raven Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead Wright) - and hold an nearly impossible meeting to present the blue-eyed, ice-skinned creature. Read More »

Call of Duty: WW2 Pre-Load Available on PS4

perth_map

You can start pre-loading the beta now on PS4 and on August 29th on Xbox One , but most users will need to wait for their token to start the Call of Duty: WWII beta download process. The beta will include only multiplayer with modes like Team Deathmatch, Domination and Hardpoint available to play. Divisions - Enlist in the Infantry, Expeditionary, Airborne, Armored, or Mountain Division. Read More »

Download Android Oreo 8.0 Wallpapers, Ringtones, Notification Sounds

perth_map

HTC is one of the first companies to have announced an official timeline. XDA dug even deeper to discover ADB shell commands that allow for overlays to be enabled or disabled over Android, and one of the lead developers on the Substratum team then confirmed that he'd also discovered these and was actively using Substratum themes on Android 8.0 Oreo without the need for root access or a custom ROM. Read More »

Huawei teaser confirms Mate 10 launch date, Leica-branded dual-rear cameras

perth_map

Huawei's forthcoming flagship, the Mate 10 is still a few months away, but the Chinese company has already started to take a jab at the competition. It is to be also noted that all the P9, Mate 9 , and P10 smartphones came with dual rear cameras. You could argue that Huawei is really just welcoming the Mate 10 to do the dual-camera family. Read More »

'Star Wars' unveils fan experience in countdown to Force Friday II

perth_map

Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson posted a photo to Instagram on Tuesday that gives Star Wars fans a first look at a massive explosion in the film, confirming that, yes, Last Jedi will stay close to its roots. The retailers include Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Target Inc, Best Buy Co Inc and Apple Inc stores. Lucasfilm has introduced new classes of walkers before, with the most recent being the AT-ACT walker in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story . Read More »

Is Varun Dhawan the new Salman Khan?

perth_map

The song Tan Tana Tan from Judwaa , the Salman Kham film which released in 1997, proved to be a memorable song for many of us. Ltd. and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, Judwaa 2 has been directed by David Dhawan and stars Varun Dhawan , Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu . Read More »

YotaPhone 3 with dual displays and Snapdragon 625 chipset launched

perth_map

The second iteration of this handset was launched a year ago and a few weeks back it was revealed that a third was coming soon. Now, having the secondary display wasn't enough here with YotaPhone 3 , so the company has also provided capacitive keys at the bottom of the secondary display. Read More »

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle has a $20 Season Pass

perth_map

Alongside the DLCs, the season pass will also grant access to new solo and co-op challenges that will release in Fall. What this story content will be is unclear at this point. Steampunk weapons don't exactly sound like the kind of weapons Mario or Rabbids would use, but hey, this game isn't exactly your typical Nintendo title. Read More »

Police Officer Joins 92 Year Old Woman Dancing Alone

perth_map

According to KAAL TV, Sgt. Lenz was on duty driving her police auto near Seiver's apartment when she spotted her dancing in her parking lot in Austin, MN. Her family said she is always dancing. 'At her 90th birthday party, we were out dancing because I love to dance too, ' she said. She and Seiver have seen each other three times since they shared their dance, and Lenz considers her a good friend now. Read More »

Officer Busts a Move With Lonely 92-Year-Old Woman

perth_map

Knowing that no one should ever dance alone, Lenz turned up the radio in her squad vehicle, before getting out and joining Seiver for a boogie. Since being posted on Thursday, the video has received more than 50,000 views and almost 1,000 likes. Read More »

Final Fantasy XV Is Getting Free Assassin's Creed DLC on August 31

perth_map

The outfit is unlocked if players have collected the Moogle Chocobo Carnival event's Dream Egg. The developers have also prepared another special content that's scheduled to arrive on August 31. Unlike the previous collaboration however, the Assassin's Festival DLC looks more substantial, as pointed out by Eurogamer . The teams' expression of mutual admiration eventually coalesced into this collaboration today. Read More »

Western Digital Unveils My Book Duo 20 TB Drive

perth_map

If you want safer backups you can switch to RAID-1 mode for redundancy (data mirroring), or you can alternatively use it as two independent drives (JBOD, Just a Bunch of Disks mode) with the included WD Drive Utilities software. Two additional USB Type-A hub ports allow for additional accessories, including drones , action cameras , card readers, keyboards, mice, USB drives or phone syncing and charging. Read More »

The Galaxy Note 8 vs. the competition: More than just a stylus

perth_map

Samsung Philippines held a media event in Makati City to introduce the Note 8 and to host a viewing party for the NY event. The handset will have 64GB of storage but this can be expanded with a microSD card. Both the cameras have optical image stabilization and on the front, the device has an 8-megapixel camera with the F/1.7 aperture. Of late, Samsung finally enters the competition adopting dual camera modules on the Galaxy Note 8 . Read More »

Google Home now lets you shop at Walmart using your voice

perth_map

Google reportedly will offer a large variety of Walmart products on its voice-controlled Google Assistant platform from late September and will also offer a wider selection of items than any other retailer, according to a Marc Lore head of Walmart's e-commerce blog post . Read More »

Over 500 Android apps found to secretly contain spyware

perth_map

This can mimic the login pages of many legitimate bank apps, fooling users into revealing their login name and password. Despite the heightened focus on security in recent years, malware-infected apps still pass through Google's system using various obfuscation techniques. Read More »

On Twitter, the hashtag celebrates its 10th birthday

perth_map

Supreme Court declared gay marriage a constitutional right. "Five of the biggest hashtags of the past ten years actually derived from music award shows, which have been synonymous with live-tweeting", reported Billboard. In a post on his personal blog - Factory Joe - on October 22, 2007, Messina said that hashtags become even more useful in a time of crisis or emergency as groups can rally around a common term to facilitate tracking. Read More »

Elon Musk reveals first photo of SpaceX spacesuit

perth_map

Even though the suits are pressurized, they are not meant to be used for spacewalks, so don't expect some NASA astronauts to be walking on the Moon or Mars in these suits anytime soon. Last year, Musk reveal that he had been contacted Fernandez to create a space suit. If all goes to plan, it would be the first private company to send humans into space. Read More »

Sony Agrees to Issue Refunds Over False Xperia Waterproof Claims

perth_map

Back in 2015, the Japanese firm warned buyers of its Xperia Z5 that, despite having advertised the smartphone as " waterproof ", getting it wet could void the warranty. Of these, only those who filed water damage claims will receive the 50 percent refund. This amount can go upto $300. Firstly, talking about the Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact , it is believed to come with a 4.6-inch HD 720p display and be powered by a Snapdragon 835 SoC which should be further paired with 4GB RAM. Read More »

Mario and Luigi are coming to Rocket League

perth_map

Rocket League on the Nintendo Switch now has a holiday 2017 launch window, coming with local wireless multiplayer and cross-play capabilities between the PC and Xbox One versions of the game. Along with these comes a Metroid battle vehicle that is themed after Samus' gunship. The second exclusive Battle-Car is Samus' Gunship based on the protagonist of the beloved Metroid franchise. Read More »

Headquarters Revealed for Call of Duty WW2

perth_map

Based on the dates of the console private beta, it'll be well into September, at the earliest. Call of Duty: WWII is taking the best-selling first-person shooter franchise back to where it started: World War II. The new Headquarters space serves the goal of being exactly that-your headquarters-but it does so in a way that the Call of Duty community will probably appreciate more than any other gaming community could. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with $1499 price in Australia

The event will host a press conference in NY on Wednesday. To make things a little interesting, we already have a rumor which talks about a completely new feature for the upcoming successor to the Galaxy S8 . In line with the trailer's title, the video also featured the hashtag #DoWhatYouCant, which conveys the message that the device will enable its users to do things they previously can not. Read More »

Microsoft roundup: LinkedIn gets videos, GigaJam ends, and a Red Hat expansion

perth_map

With the announcement, Red Hat OpenShift will become the first container platform built from the open-source container management platform Kubernetes to support both Windows and Linux container workloads. Azure Stack Support Also to come will be "integrated support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux workloads on Azure Stack", it was announced. Azure Stack, Microsoft's on-premises version of Azure, will support Red Hat Enterprise Linux workloads as well. Read More »

Tesla Model X takes on Lamborghini Aventador SV in epic drag race

perth_map

Watch the race above and tell us what you think. However, the eagle-eyed will see that in the first race, the Lamborghini bogs down at the start and the Model X does not have a full charge. As an SUV, the Tesla Model X, especially the latest P100D version, is putting a lot of exotic sports cars to shame when it comes to 0 to 60 miles per hour acceleration and quarter-mile performance. Read More »