• #HappyBirthday! The Hashtag Turns 10
#HappyBirthday! The Hashtag Turns 10

Though the first tweet was sent out by Jack Dorsey, Chief Executive Officer and one of the founders of Twitter , on March 21 2006, it was the Twitter user Chris Messina , who introduced the concept of hashtag on August 23, 2007 . In celebration of its birthday, Twitter created a 24-hour custom emoji. But according to NYMag, five of the ten m...

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  • Elon Musk unveils SpaceX spacesuit
Elon Musk unveils SpaceX spacesuit

With clean lines and a strict black and white color scheme, SpaceX's suit appears to mimic the design aesthetic of the company's Dragon capsule . We can expect some more details on these new Space X spacesuits over the next few days. Other than its appearance, no details about the suit have been released. The suit is being built as part of ...

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  • Gamescom 2017: 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' to be Published by Microsoft
Gamescom 2017: 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' to be Published by Microsoft

Through this partnership, Microsoft will help accelerate console development and maintain quality across all platforms. Bluehole Studio's PLAYERUNKNOWN'S Battlegrounds has been performing phenomenally since it launched earlier this year, hitting a continuous player base of over 600,000 players per day on Steam .

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  • Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact price leaked ahead of the launch
Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact price leaked ahead of the launch

The lawsuit alleges that the devices in question were "deceptively advertised as waterproof ". While, there are not many takers for Xperia devices in the United States, but if you are one of them, you may get back upto $300. Here, Sony could pay hundreds of dollars per person. Customers with a phone still under warranty and affected by water damag...

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  • Nintendo Switch-exclusive Mario and Metroid Battle-Cars revealed for Rocket League
Nintendo Switch-exclusive Mario and Metroid Battle-Cars revealed for Rocket League

Depending on which team colour players choose will determine which of these two cars is used with Mario for the orange team and Luigi for the blue team. The same is true for the "Samus' Gunship" Battle-Car, arriving with two designs based on different Varia Suits of Samus Aran. Boasting a community of more than 35 million players, Rocket League ...

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  • 'Call of Duty: WW2' Beta Release Date News
'Call of Duty: WW2' Beta Release Date News

After that, another beta period will run from September 1st to September 4th, and this code will offer access to both. No word just yet on when pre-loading will be available for Xbox One players with digital pre-orders but it will likely be a while since the beta will be hitting PS4 a week earlier.

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  • Facebook's evolution loses generational ground to Snapchat
Facebook's evolution loses generational ground to Snapchat

While Snapchat boasts of over 24 million users aged between 18 and 24 years Instagram is a close second with 22.1 million users in this age group. Facebook's community of monthly users in the United States will grow 2.4% this year to 172.9 million people, a figure slightly higher than previously forecast due to increased adoption by older in...

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  • Google Assistant-Powered Headphones Might be on the Way
Google Assistant-Powered Headphones Might be on the Way

But I digress. In the code, Bisto seems to refer to a set of headphones powered by Google Assistant , which would allow you to use voice controls to respond to notifications with your voice without needing to get your phone out of your pocket.

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  • Paul Ryan defends tax breaks for Foxconn at town hall
Paul Ryan defends tax breaks for Foxconn at town hall

House Speaker Paul Ryan will be in OR on Wednesday, holding a roundtable policy discussion at one of Intel's campuses in Hillsboro and a separate fundraiser for a pair of Republican House members. "I think he made comments [Tuesday] that were much more morally ambiguous, much more confusing, and I do think he could have done better - I think he...

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  • Google Reportedly Working On Mini Google Home & New Chromebook Pixel
Google Reportedly Working On Mini Google Home & New Chromebook Pixel

That's according to Android Police , who cite "a source familiar with the company's plans" as revealing that the Chromebook Pixel 3 could materialise as soon as Q3 2017. A smaller version of the Google Home is strongly rumoured to be unveiled as well. As many handset makers are ready to announce their new flagships, Google is expected to ...

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  • Splatoon 2 Has a New Weapon and Two Maps Coming
Splatoon 2 Has a New Weapon and Two Maps Coming

The map features an abandoned outpost in the middle of the sea, left behind due to rising sea levels. Before that, Nintendo will be rolling out a new Salmon Run stage called Lost Outpost. These include a new map, a new Salmon Run stage, and a new special weapon, all of which are set to debut soon. They can be used to splat enemies and areas, but ...

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  • SNES Classic Edition Can Rewind Games to Any Point
SNES Classic Edition Can Rewind Games to Any Point

Nintendo is about to release a miniature version of its Super Nintendo video game console. These links leave Siliconera. Its release will mark the first time gamers will get their mitts on Star Fox 2 , a sequel to the 1993 space combat game that turned heads for its graphical prowess using the Super Nintendo's SuperFX graphics card to achieve t...

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  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Release Date For Xbox One Possibly Leaked
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Release Date For Xbox One Possibly Leaked

In case you don't know about the game it is one of the hottest games right now with a ever growing user base . During Microsoft's Gamescom briefing today, the company announced an expanded partnership with Playerunknown's Battlegrounds developer Bluehole.

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  • Intel Promises Faster Laptops With New 'Coffee Lake' Core Chips
Intel Promises Faster Laptops With New 'Coffee Lake' Core Chips

Launching this autumn, laptops running Intel's latest 8th-gen chips claim double the speed of a typical Intel Core i5 laptop from five years ago. As Anandtech pointed out, Intel referred to the Ice Lake as a post-8th generation chip. This new mobile family sets the bar for outstanding performance, including a boost of up to 40 percent...

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  • Here's What to Expect From Assassin's Creed Origins' Combat
Here's What to Expect From Assassin's Creed Origins' Combat

Also, there's a good few shots of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar - so presumably they'll be playing a major role, as the leaders of the Egyptian and Roman forces in Assassin's Creed Origins . Let's see what the game has to bring to us, this time. During the latter half of the trailer, we finally see our new protagonist, Bayek, in a brutal fight while...

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  • YouTube brings a new 'Breaking News' feed across all platforms
YouTube brings a new 'Breaking News' feed across all platforms

Seven videos are displayed in this horizontally-scrollable format, and they're all the same for everyone in the same general region. So sure, you may not be seeing the same thing in the U.S.as you would in the United Kingdom, but your fellow Americans are being served the same breaking news.

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  • Google brings video previews to search results on phones
Google brings video previews to search results on phones

Google tries to turn up the curiosity levels for every Android release, mostly, the naming part. People have been reasoning that a total solar eclipse creates a round shape, which would perfectly symbolize Android O . Faster Boot Times: The new version is designed for faster boot times and apps loading times with Android O . So apps wil...

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  • Volkswagen Will Revive Its Iconic Microbus, and It's Going to Be Electric
Volkswagen Will Revive Its Iconic Microbus, and It's Going to Be Electric

The VW van will return sometime in the next two years, as the I.D. Buzz. Bringing it back, as a reinvented electric vehicle just makes sense. However, this will be a much better version of the classic VW van, starting by the fact that it will be transformed into an electric vehicle .

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  • Pradhan meets Odisha CM Patnaik to resolve Paradip refinery tax issue
Pradhan meets Odisha CM Patnaik to resolve Paradip refinery tax issue

Commenting on the same, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan complimented both the parties for agreeing on a middle path and a mutually acceptable solution. IndianOil's investment of over Rs. International Olympic Committee had responded by citing provision in the original contract that said if such tax waiver weren't possible, the state shall accept interest...

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  • Intel CEO Exits Trump Advisory Group
Intel CEO Exits Trump Advisory Group

Within hours, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank , who has felt some blowback for his support of the president, resigned from the same panel, saying his company "engages in innovation and sports, not politics". Unilever CEO Paul Polman wrote on Twitter, "Thanks @Merck Ken Frazier for strong leadership to stand up for the moral values that made this coun...

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  • Jurassic World Evolution announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC
Jurassic World Evolution announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC

It's a far cry from this developer's best-known game, Elite Dangerous , though. This coincides with the release date of the sequel to Jurassic World , and since this game takes place on the same island like the one in the movie, there's never been a better time to check it out if you haven't already.

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  • Jay-Z Pays Tribute to Chester Bennington at UK Concert
Jay-Z Pays Tribute to Chester Bennington at UK Concert

The Holy Grail rapper was headlining the night's main stage line-up at the Weston Park venue on August 19 when he ended his set with Encore in remembrance of the late singer. The 47-year old added: 'Make some noise so he can hear you in heaven'. Linkin Park was set to go on a tour promoting their latest album, "One More Light", but canceled the t...

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  • Intel CEO Brian Krzanich latest to leave Trump adviser group
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich latest to leave Trump adviser group

Within minutes, Trump responded by bashing Frazier on Twitter . He was preceded by Merck & Co.'s chief executive Kenneth Frazier , and was followed by Intel's CEO Brian Krzanich . A man drove his auto into a crowd of anti-racism protesters, killing a young woman and injuring 19. President Trump's American Manufacturing Council originally in...

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  • Handscomb insists Aussies will be ready for Tigers
Handscomb insists Aussies will be ready for Tigers

The Bangladesh National Test Cricket team returns to action this week for the first time since the Tigers' historic March 19 defeat of Sri Lanka in the 100th Test played by Bangladesh since the country was granted Test status in 2000. You can play with a bit more freedom, rather than going in with the expectations that the ball will do everything...

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  • New Star Wars: Battlefront II, Starfighter Assault gameplay trailer!
New Star Wars: Battlefront II, Starfighter Assault gameplay trailer!

It's better to keep that in mind while looking at the impressive-looking footage. At the very least, at least Battlefront II will launch with space battles. Further, an open beta test is already penciled-in to take place from October 6 to 9 on all platforms. The mode is expected to debut next week at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany.

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 makes a premature appearance
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 makes a premature appearance

The biggest reason to suppose that the Galaxy Note 8 will be significantly more reliable than the previous iteration of the series is the new eight-point battery safety test that the Korean corporation has instigated. PT, right here at Velvetiere. The Galaxy Note 8's battery will have a smaller capacity than the exploding batteries on the Not...

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  • Fatal Bullet announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC
Fatal Bullet announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC

As only a short trailer and tidbits of information are now available, we do not know too much of how the new " Sword Art Online " plays. Some details about the game are also announced through an official live stream, which has also been summarized by Games Talk .

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  • Mercedes-Maybach goes green with Vision 6 Cabriolet
Mercedes-Maybach goes green with Vision 6 Cabriolet

Gorden Wagener, the chief design officer of Daimler AG, said the Vision 6 Cabriolet is just the next of many steps forward as the Maybach brand continues to expand. Mercedes-Benz has revealed its luxurious vision for the future - a sleek electric vehicle with intelligent navigation and a "haute couture" finish.

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  • Seattle Seahawks Left Tackle George Fant Carted Off Field
Seattle Seahawks Left Tackle George Fant Carted Off Field

He was taken off the field after having an aircast placed on his right leg. Let's discuss some of the positive, negative, and interesting things from the Minnesota Vikings week 2 preseason game against the Seahawks by starting with the excellent performances and good things from the game ! Second-year player Rees Odhiambo replaced Fant...

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  • The Dos and Don'ts of Viewing a Solar Eclipse
The Dos and Don'ts of Viewing a Solar Eclipse

From Portland, Oregon to the SC coast, people all along the path of the eclipse will be standing out on their front lawns with their faces turned upwards, experiencing this rare astronomical phenomenon together. From beginning to end, the eclipse lasts about 90 minutes. The Weather Channel is throwing an all-day eclipse party beginning early in...

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  • Google to unveil Android O on August 21 via livestream
Google to unveil Android O on August 21 via livestream

Cardboard's ecosystem isn't as fully formed on iPhone as it is on its original home OS of Android , but there are still plenty of apps available to try. Treble will be included on all future phones that ship with O. What's clear is that we really have no idea of the name for Android O or if this is just one big troll.

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  • Galaxy Note8 will be the first Note with 6GB of RAM
Galaxy Note8 will be the first Note with 6GB of RAM

Samsung hoped to offer an enhanced experience with the Note, and the device was supposed to be a refined version of the previous ones. This the cheapest Note 8 variant. The good news for Note 4 owners is that this is an easy fix. This is different from a report we came across yesterday which hinted at a 12 MP + 13 MP camera unit.

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  • University sends out safety tips for Mondays solar eclipse
University sends out safety tips for Mondays solar eclipse

We've rounded up some promotions and freebies that you might find interesting. If you know of other promotions that we missed, please let us know so we can update this post before the event! The collection will be at least 30% off at participating retailers, including online.

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  • World of Tanks Gets Its First Single-Player Campaign
World of Tanks Gets Its First Single-Player Campaign

The first campaign, Brothers in Armor focuses on Red Army soldiers fighting on the Eastern Front, with the second Flashpoint Berlin following a British solider attempting to break through a Cold War-era Berlin blockade. Fans of the Xbox versions will have even more to celebrate. The War Stories will be told in-game via animated comic strips fro...

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  • Coolpad Cool M7 with Snapdragon 625 SoC launched in China
Coolpad Cool M7 with Snapdragon 625 SoC launched in China

The volume and power keys are on the right edge of the smartphone, and the USB Type-C port sits on the bottom edge of the device. The Cool M7 is a mid-range device with mid-range hardware and is priced at CNY 2699 (approximately Rs 25,000).

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