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Microsoft says Xbox One X's steep price tag won't turn a profit

The console also supports 4K games, which is now at the top edge of video game technology. When it comes to the central processing unit (CPU), the PlayStation 4 has a slight lag compared to the Xbox One X as well. On paper, it's clear that the PS4 Pro is competing with the Xbox One S, rather than the Xbox One X. The company did announce "Sea of Thieves", "Crackdown 3", "State of Decay 2" and "Forza Motorsport 7", but all of those were already known about prior to E3 2017. Read More »

Statement from Cosby's wife assailing judge, prosecutors

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Read the original report below . The jury deliberated for 52 hours before the judge declared a mistrial and afterwards prosecutors said they would seek a re-trial. Cosby remains charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault . The portion of her mother's testimony where she talks about a 2.5-hour phone conversation with Cosby, about a year after the alleged assault. Read More »

Sphero Introduces Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man

Unlike Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant, which share voice commands with the cloud to process what's being asked, all of Spider-Man's voice recognition is handled by a dedicated chip inside the toy. The new Spider-Man trailer was just one of the highlights on the Sony press conference, along with a new trailer for Uncharted: The Lost Legacy and Horizon Zero Dawn DLC . Read More »

Four US soldiers killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

Unconfirmed reports earlier indicated at least four U.S. soldiers were killed and as many were wounded in the attack. The incident took place during a training exercise at around 2 p.m. Camp Shaheen, where the 209th Corps is based, was also the site of a large Taliban attack in April that left hundreds of Afghan soldiers dead. The attack was reportedly by an afghan Soldier and it is termed as a insider act. Read More »

Apple to turn iPhone into hub of medical information

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Apple has been in discussions with health IT industry groups looking for ways to make detailed, consolidated health information a reality on the iPhone . Apple has also raised the entry bar for medical and health apps sold in its iOS App Store, a sign it takes personal health information privacy seriously. Read More »

Air bag maker Takata to file for bankruptcy this month, sources

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At least 15 people have died in accidents involving Takata air bag inflators in the United States and other countries. Trading in scandal-hit airbag maker Takata was suspended Friday in response to a report that it is set to file for bankruptcy protection as early as this month and sell its assets to a USA company. Read More »

1993 blast case Dossa bros found guilty: TADA Court

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The blasts were believed to have been carried out in response to the riots after the December 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid. The court held that Tahir facilitated the supply of arms and the training of the accused in Pakistan . This was the first ever terrorist attack in the world where RDX was used on such a large scale. It was reported that the bomb blasts was masterminded by underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. Read More »

Bixby's voice features aren't finished, but USA users can test them

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We're referring to Bixby voice, of course, which Samsung said should be available in the USA sometime this spring. The Seoul-based consumer electronics manufacturer is accepting signups as of today, with the initiative being available to owners of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus , the only two handsets that now boast official support for Bixby. Read More »

Apple shows the iPad some love with iOS 11

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Redditors who have already installed the developer beta are reporting that Apple has purportedly included full playback support for FLAC audio files in iOS 11 . Moreover, Apple's iOS 11 Control Center has been the talking point which now lets you customize shortcuts. When news.com.au reported on the expected change earlier this year, a number of readers expressed disappointment saying they preferred the more compact size of the old device, which is notably smaller than its ... Read More »

You can play 'Super Mario Odyssey' right now, sort of

As per usual, Mario can jump and run just like in preceding titles. However, according to Nintendo, Mario will be able to control Cappy in some capacity but did not reveal how. It's unclear if the second player gets kicked out of the game while Mario is possessing things. Nintendo first showed footage of Super Mario Odyssey back in October 2016. Read More »

Tips to Help You Master Combat in 'ARMS' on the Nintendo Switch

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The ARMS game is now available for everyone, even those with regular-sized arms , to enjoy. Arms features 10 unique and new fighters for Nintendo , each complete with a few different sets of arms to use in fights. Similar to volleyball, V-Ball is a mode that involves knocking an explosive ball into the opponent's court. Jamal M. was presented the coveted 2017 ARMS Open Invitational belt before taking on the game's producer, Kosuke Yabuki, in a thrilling exhibition match . Read More »

Trump on Scalise's condition: 'He's in some trouble'

The Republican lawmaker was treated at a Washington hospital Wednesday after a single rifle shot struck his hip during a shooting attack at a GOP congressional baseball practice in suburban Virginia. Schumer, D-N.Y., the Senate minority leader, said he will attend the 56 annual Congressional Baseball Game on Thursday night with Republican and Democratic congressional leaders in a show of unity. Read More »

Two Policeman Killed By Militants In Kashmir

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The attack came hours after security forces killed two Lashkar-e-Taiba militants in Arwani village of south Kashmir . However, reports said no body has been recovered from the encounter site, and intermittent firing was on till late evening, indicating some militants were alive. Read More »

Dads Share How Fatherhood Has Changed Them

Sleep is another important health habit for fathers. But while in theory Father's Day is a special occasion for dads , in practice it is equally about the children. He was dependable too-something so needed when your childhood has been broken. Motherlessness is not a common problem, but fatherlessness is. "The children tended to mimic their father's eating behaviours more than their mothers", Hartrick said. Read More »

UK Labour Leader Corbyn: 'I Can Still Be Prime Minister'

The pro-Brexit Gove was appointed Environment Secretary. "May's departure from Downing St.is remorseless". With one result to come on Friday, the Conservatives had 318 seats, Labour 261, the Scottish National Party 35 and the Liberal Democrats 14. Read More »

Cosby arrives for 4th day of jury deliberations

It was at Temple she met Cosby, a member of the board of trustees. Wyatt said his hope was for the jury to continue to receive the same treatment it's been receiving up until this point. The strongest pieces of evidence against Cosby in the case here were his admissions in police interviews and a decade-old deposition that he'd given Benadryl, which he used as a sleep aid, to Constand before their sexual encounter. Read More »

The battle of the home speaker AI assistant is coming to Canada

Apple announced a number of enhancements to Siri's intelligence in iOS 11 , including translation between languages, the ability to learn about your interests and greater contextual understanding of queries. The Echos are quite functional and affordable, and are already established in the market as top-selling products. It also keeps with Steve Jobs' longstanding use of music as a means for launching new products and services.Come for the nice speakers, stay for the home assistant . Read More »

Canadiens acquire Jonathan Drouin from Lightning

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When you look at the Canadiens' history of developing their first-round picks - including Nikita Scherbak (2014), Michael McCarron (2013), Galchenyuk (2012), Beaulieu (2011), Jarred Tinordi (2010) and Louis Leblanc (2009) - maybe it's just as well they dealt Sergachev for a player who has already shown he can perform in the National Hockey League. Read More »

Twitter unveils new look, which users quickly mock

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A look at the new changes on Twitter . Update: Added a video of the reply, retweet and like counts that refresh automatically in the timeline. There's also thicker wireframe icons and a new emphasis on typography and spacing. For more information, read the Twitter Blog . At the same time, the icons are also lighter. By default, those tabs are for Home , Search, Notifications (Mentions) and Direct Messages, according to Engadget . Read More »

Microsoft Office Released On Windows Store

This is being done to provide all Windows users (even those running the standard or Insider builds) with the full suite of Microsoft Office productivity apps such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. Microsoft notes there are some limitations on this Office version for the Windows Store. This is important as devices running Windows 10 S are restricted to using apps from Windows Store, and also because Microsoft hopes other developers will follow suit porting their apps. Read More »

Yes, Metal Gear Survive Has Metal Gears

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Alright, so it isn't anything insane like a Metal Gear Rex or the newest Sahelanthropus, but Survive does feature playable Walker Gears, which were originally introduced in The Phantom Pain . Indeed, by this point many have been wondering whether Metal Gear Survive is more trouble than its eventual release will be worth. The game takes place in alternative timeline set after Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes , which is the prequel to Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain . Read More »

Hsien Loong denies claims made by siblings

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Lee Wei Ling, said in a statement "we feel big brother omnipresent". Mr Tan said that the committee has made clear to Dr Lee Wei Ling and Mr Lee Hsien Yang that the government has no intention of doing anything with the house as long as Dr Lee continues to reside there. Read More »

Shadow of the Colossus Launching On PlayStation 4

Black Desert comes as a console exclusive for Xbox One . The myth of 4K gaming is now a reality. Things like increased draw distances in Minecraft or destructible environments in Gears of War 4 provide definite improvements over those same games running on the original Xbox One. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo Accused Of Millions In Tax Fraud

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The Barcelona striker and his father were found guilty of using companies in Belize and Uruguay to avoid paying taxes of €4.16m on income earned through the sale of image rights between 2007 and 2009. The prosecutor's office in Madrid has stated that it has filed a lawsuit against the Portuguese forward. "All contractual modifications ... have been made to guarantee that the incomes [Ronaldo derives] fully observe Spanish tax regulations", GestiFute said in a statement. Read More »

Minecraft and Rocket League Cross Platform Play Will Not Work with PS4

Then, anyone playing the game on Nintendo Switch , Windows 10, Xbox One , iOS, Android and Virtual Reality devices will be able to play online together. Where the game's many versions offered separate experiences previously, it will now halt doing so. Players will also receive the free "Super-Duper Graphics Pack", DLC heading this fall, which, judging by the trailer , appears to completely restructure elements of Minecraft's rendering system entirely. Read More »

Sony unveils new 'Spider-man' game in Los Angeles expo

With Sony's E3 press conference over, there are many games to be excited for and talked about. Instead, it will follow Chloe Frazer and Nadine Ross - from Uncharted 2 and Uncharted 4 , respectively - as they hunt for the Tusk of Ganesh. Read More »

Monster Hunter World announced for Xbox One

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Monster Hunter World will release in early 2018 exclusively for Playstation 4. The game is going to be launched on all major gaming platforms such as PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Monster Hunter: World will include a familiar progression system built around acquiring skills and loot, along with the franchise's "robust" crafting system. Read More »