• GameStop PowerPass pre-owned rental program is now official
GameStop PowerPass pre-owned rental program is now official

You'll also need to pick your games from what's physically available in-store, no pulling from GameStop's online selection. Whether GameStop wants to monetize its huge stock of used games, as Rosenberg notes, or just wants to get more people into the store, PowerPass could likely be a hit among gamers looking to try their games out before buying th...

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  • New Monster Hunter World screenshots & trailer released
New Monster Hunter World screenshots & trailer released

Running for three days, hunters participating in the beta can tackle the hungry Great Jagras, a scavenger capable of swallowing other monsters whole, or the fiery and territorial Anjanath, both of which roam within the Ancient Forest. The beta is perfectly timed with the launch in Japan of a limited edition PS4 Pro featuring a special design base...

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  • The Last of Us Part II's new trailer is absolutely brutal
The Last of Us Part II's new trailer is absolutely brutal

The Last of Us Part 2 was recently revealed with a stunning trailer. PlayStation's 2017 #Paris Games Week finally kicked off, and the first day already had a lot of announcements. It also shows that the first trailer , released in December, may have been somewhat of a red herring. There's no time for worrying about spilling too much blood when ...

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  • Change in Google's domain won't give results from another country
Change in Google's domain won't give results from another country

This won't change if you try to make a Google search from google .co.uk or google.co.au. Services like Gmail and YouTube have already worked like this, Google notes, adding that the change is now live for both desktop and mobile searches, along with Google Maps and Google's iOS app.

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  • Sony will showcase seven new games at Paris Games Week
Sony will showcase seven new games at Paris Games Week

According to the announcement, the pre-conference livestream will host seven new game announcements for PS4 and PlayStation VR, plus twenty-one updates on already announced games. The big game announcements and updates, though, will actually start an hour earlier at 8AM PT. Let us know what you're most looking forward to at PGW this year, and co...

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  • Animal Crossing: Pocket camp coming soon
Animal Crossing: Pocket camp coming soon

You can also use the furniture from Cyrus to decorate your personal RV camper, which works similar to the interior design activities of mainline Animal Crossing games. Pocket Camp is smaller, and a more conservative version of the entire game. Many fans hope Nintendo doesn't make it impossible to play without buying leaf tickets.

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  • Astronomers Discover Asteroid from Outside of Solar System
Astronomers Discover Asteroid from Outside of Solar System

An asteroid? A UFO piloted by little green aliens? It could be the first interstellar object to visit the solar system that has been detected and observed by astronomers, NASA announced yesterday. Astronomers are urgently tracking the object to try to know more about its origin and composition. NASA believes that they have sighted the first "i...

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  • India Overtakes US, Becomes World's Second Largest Smartphone Market
India Overtakes US, Becomes World's Second Largest Smartphone Market

As you can see above, India's smartphone market is still dominated by the same five companies that have been exerting strong presence since the beginning. Currently, China is ahead of India with more than 110 million shipments per quarter. The growth for Xiaomi has been particularly impressive this year with the company showing an incredible ...

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  • OnePlus 5T might arrive on November 16
OnePlus 5T might arrive on November 16

The volume rockers and profile slider are shown at the left side of the phone, which puts the lock button on the right. The image was reported by GizChina .it, which shows the OnePlus 5T off in the same fashion as its predecessor. The optics on the phone are expected to be beefed up with dual 20MP cameras on the back. It is not yet clear if th...

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  • Google Releases Beta Version of Android 8.1
Google Releases Beta Version of Android 8.1

The Pixel Visual Core is created to change this, so there should be no need to switch between apps to take the ideal picture. "We designed the Neural Networks API as a foundational layer for ML frameworks like TensorFlow Lite - Google's upcoming cross-platform ML framework for mobile - as well as Caffe2 and others".

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  • Rangers sack manager Pedro Caixinha
Rangers sack manager Pedro Caixinha

Rangers now lie in fourth spot in the Scottish Premiership, behind both Motherwell and Aberdeen, and eight points adrift of league leaders Celtic. The disappointing draw forced the Rangers board to come together for an unscheduled meeting on Thursday afternoon, and now Caixinha has subsequently been dumped out of Ibrox after less than eight mo...

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  • Deutsche Bank Settles Interest-Fixing Claims for $220 Million
Deutsche Bank Settles Interest-Fixing Claims for $220 Million

LIBOR – an acronym for London Interbank Offered Rate - is a benchmark interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars and has a global impact on markets and consumers. United States entities with Libor-linked swaps and other investment contracts with Deutsche Bank will be notified if they are eligible to receive compensa...

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  • 84 cents a share vs 72 cents EPS expected — Microsoft earnings
84 cents a share vs 72 cents EPS expected — Microsoft earnings

Microsoft shares rose 3.4 percent to $81.40 in extended trading following the report, after closing at $78.76 in NY. See the full release here. Microsoft purchased LinkedIn, the professional social network, in December for $27 billion, in part, to boost the Dynamics business.

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  • Google announces add-ons for Gmail
Google announces add-ons for Gmail

Gmail add-ons are now supported on the web and on Android, but Google hasn't said anything about support for iOS devices. Unfortunately, it seems the add-ons are only live in the desktop version of Gmail and on Android devices for now, and Google has yet to provide information on when they'll be released for other platforms.

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  • Cisco and Google Partner to Deliver New Hybrid Cloud Solution | The Network
Cisco and Google Partner to Deliver New Hybrid Cloud Solution | The Network

However, that is the direction many enterprises are going. The partners said hardware and software components along with cloud services could be mixed and matched. For its part, Cisco gets another shot at the public and hybrid cloud after essentially shutting down its multi-year billion-dollar InterCloud effort late last year.

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  • A pop-up hotel where you can play the Xbox One X
A pop-up hotel where you can play the Xbox One X

Microsoft's Xbox backwards compatibility team is adding Xbox One X-specific enhancements to four high-profile Xbox 360 games that are already playable on Xbox One: Halo 3 , The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion , Fallout 3 , and Assassin's Creed .

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  • Delphi acquires nuTonomy for $450 million
Delphi acquires nuTonomy for $450 million

The deal is likely to expand the reach of nuTonomy , a company spun off by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and which launched the world's first self-driving taxi test project a year ago in Singapore. The core thought behind this purchase is to accelerate the pace of developing autonomous vehicles with Delphi . Its focu...

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  • Veteran Malayalam director IV Sasi passes away
Veteran Malayalam director IV Sasi passes away

His first directorial venture, Ulsavam (1975), a love story, starred by Vincent and late Sreevidhya and was a hit. Sasi started his career at the age of 27 as an art director. "I salute the master who made the viewers and actors, including me, understand the basics of cinema". Sasi's last commercial success was also with Mohanlal in 1997 ( Varn...

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  • Ford Mustang's Performance Pack reaches Level 2
Ford Mustang's Performance Pack reaches Level 2

Additionally, the Level 2 also brings all the other elements from the first version, including antilock brake tuning, bespoke stability control, electric power-assisted steering, Brembo six-piston front brake calipers with larger rotors, a k-brace, a larger radiator, a silver-painted strut tower brace, and a Torsen rear differential with 3.73 axl...

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  • The GameCube Controller Adapter Now Works With Nintendo Switch
The GameCube Controller Adapter Now Works With Nintendo Switch

Nice and easy. Presumably this won't work in handheld mode, because there's no wireless connectivity between the Switch and its dock. Nintendo Switch update 4.0 - what's new? The pad will be recognized as a wired USB pad. And where there's a console that supports the GameCube controller, you better believe there's a mass of people hoping that...

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  • Tech giants to face each other in court — Samsung vs Apple
Tech giants to face each other in court — Samsung vs Apple

At first, Samsung was ordered to pay Apple as much as $1 billion but throughout many appeals, Samsung's lawyers managed to cut that number down to $400 million. A ruling that dates back to a dispute about carpet designs determined that when one company infringes on the design of another one, it must hand over all of the profits made as a result.

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  • Animal Crossing mobile game details will finally be revealed on October 24
Animal Crossing mobile game details will finally be revealed on October 24

The disclaimer is likely to not get anyone's hopes up too high for a surprise announcement about other Animal Crossing titles that may or may not be in the works . The presentation will focus exclusively on the mobile game and will begin at 12 p.m. Japan time this Wednesday, October 25th - or 11 p.m. EST on Tuesday, October 24th.

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  • Google offers $1000 to find bugs in Android apps
Google offers $1000 to find bugs in Android apps

Google is offering rewards of $1000 to hackers who spot security vulnerabilities in apps in the Google Play store and report them to the apps' developers. This data will then be shared with other app developers to continue providing a safe space for every downloader. The new HackerOne program now only accepts remote code execution (RCE)...

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  • Dragon Ball FighterZ to release in January, season pass content revealed
Dragon Ball FighterZ to release in January, season pass content revealed

After a disappointing release of Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite , the fighting game community has been clamoring for a title that fits their needs and provides a roster of likable, varied characters. Hopefully, we'll be able to update soon. Fans can now pre-order on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC from today . Pre-order and receive early access to t...

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  • Analogue's Super NT SNES comes with unreleased director's cut of Super Turrican
Analogue's Super NT SNES comes with unreleased director's cut of Super Turrican

Each Super Nt owner will get it along with the sequel, Super Turrican 2 , which is a digital copy. It also contains a custom chip, which gives it the ability to project the pixelated games onto your HD screen. A similar paint scheme was produced a few months ago, following the Super Famicom design from Japan. Within minutes, you can redeem a dow...

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  • Google investigating Pixel 2 XL screen issue
Google investigating Pixel 2 XL screen issue

In a statement, Google said it is "actively investigating" the claims. At least Apple's 3D Touch functionality on the screen brings pressure sensitivity throughout the OS and to all compatible apps, but it hasn't really been a revolutionary addition to the iOS experience.

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  • Shin Megami Tensei V fully revealed for Nintendo Switch
Shin Megami Tensei V fully revealed for Nintendo Switch

The trailer isn't exactly the most informative video clip it could have been, but we do get to see how the game will look beyond the demon artwork previously teased during the Switch announcement. The last time we saw Shin Megami Tensei was back in 2013 when Shin Megami Tensei IV was released for Nintendo 3DS. The previous few SMT games hav...

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  • Essential Phone price cut by $200, now costs $499
Essential Phone price cut by $200, now costs $499

What about those of us who already bought one? Essential had priced its smartphones too steeply to rival against well-established brands in the global market. If you're ready to let the headphone jack and the microSD card slot go, and you don't mind putting a little more effort into your camera shots, the phone becomes a much more reasonable off...

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  • First 13 Original Xbox Games Announced for Xbox One Compatibility
First 13 Original Xbox Games Announced for Xbox One Compatibility

This same method is used to improve visuals for the Xbox One and Xbox One S. As reported by IGN , the enhancements will trickle down to the vaunted Xbox 360 backward compatibility program too. There will also be no Achievements for Original Xbox games because this functionality was also not originally available. It's set to be the most p...

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  • Tesla reportedly headed to China to build new factory
Tesla reportedly headed to China to build new factory

Instead, Tesla will own the entire factory. "As we've said before, we expect to more clearly define our plans for production in China by the end of the year". Tesla will likely not avoid a 25 percent import tariff on its Chinese-made cars, but Bill Russo of Shanghai consulting firm Automobility told the paper it would still benefit by giving...

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  • A meteor shower will light up the Interior's sky all weekend
A meteor shower will light up the Interior's sky all weekend

Our Earth is facing a stream of particles nearly head on, hence the meteors across the sky are some of the brightest and fastest among meteor showers. If you are headed out to view them, a jacket and a sleeping bag to lay horizontally on the ground would be a good idea. Watch it with naked eyes as binoculars and telescopes won't help in improving...

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  • Nokia 7 with the revolutionary 'bothie' is here: Price, specs and more
Nokia 7 with the revolutionary 'bothie' is here: Price, specs and more

Nokia 8 was launched in India at Rs. 36,999 and is available for sale via both Amazon India and the offline stores across the country. HMD Global , as promised , has unveiled the Nokia 7 mid-range smartphone in China. In terms of internal hardware, the Nokia 7 comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC which is paired either 4 GB RAM or ...

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  • Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) Updated Broker Ratings
Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) Updated Broker Ratings

Coca Cola Co now has $197.61 billion valuation. On a Monthly basis the stock is 1.77%. About 481,885 shares traded. According to the most recent data, Coca-Cola European Partners plc has a 52-week high of $44.33 and a 52-week low of $40.24.

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  • Lyft raises an impressive $1bn from Google's CapitalG
Lyft raises an impressive $1bn from Google's CapitalG

Lyft has become a recognized and trusted brand, which is critically important when trying to get customers to choose you over a rival like Uber. Lyft has not decided which bank to make its lead underwriter for an IPO, the people said. Uber mulled acquiring Lyft back in 2014. Lyft has benefited from Uber's series of high-profile stumbles in recent...

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  • Alicia Keys Is Returning to The Voice Next Season
Alicia Keys Is Returning to The Voice Next Season

Variety reports that Paul Telegdy , president of Alternative and Reality Group at NBC Entertainment , lauded Keys for the high level of expertise she brings to the coaching job. In the video, she attempts to reveal the fourth coach by opening the stage door, but Blake and Adam keep messing with her. Want more news? Like our Voice Faceboo...

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