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Google brings an AR mode to its Motion Stills app on Android

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However, for those of you that continue to be loyal Google+ users, big things are on the way . You don't need to calibrate it, and it should work on any Android device with a gyroscope (that is, you shouldn't need ARCore ). Google+ Engineering Manager Leo Deegan recently took to the social network to announce that a "brand new version" of the site's Android app will be enabled over the coming days. Read More »

Eagles Super Bowl parade scheduled for Wednesday

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This will be the first time an Eagles player will participate in the Super Bowl parade at Disney. Foles posted a passer rating of 119.2, third-highest in league history. Their offensive line could not keep the defensive line from the Eagles out long enough. It was 9-3 when the Patriots got the ball for the second time. Read More »

SpaceX confirms it lost the center core of the Falcon Heavy

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The Falcon Heavy's capsule has Musk's own midnight cherry red Tesla Roadster - the company's first vehicle planted at an angle as the only payload. Falcon Heavy is the most powerful operational rocket in the world, as it now stands. View from SpaceX Launch Control. The Tesla Roadster is supposed to be sent into a virtually indefinite solar orbit, on a path taking it as far from Earth as Mars . Read More »

Lenovo recalling 4 ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Generation laptop models

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The company wrote: "Lenovo received three customer reports worldwide of an overheat condition related to an unfastened screw which resulted in damage to the customer's laptops". US and Canada residents can also contact Lenovo Services at 1 800-426-7378 for help. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard . Read More »

Trump calls disclosures in GOP memo 'an American disgrace'

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January 25: The House Intelligence Committee, chaired by U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), announces its intent to investigate Russian meddling. Democrats and some conservatives said the memo did nothing to delegitimize Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation; if anything, some of them said it confirmed that the probe was not predicated on the anti-Trump dossier that the president and his allies have attacked. Read More »

Snap Inc.'s Share Price Soars After Revenue Beats Expectations

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The poor report included slowing user growth and a revenue miss, and showed no clear path to profitability. The report, due out after the bell, will round out the Snapchat operator's rather bleak first year as a public company. However, three months later, that redesign has still not rolled out widely, and investors will be looking for answers as to what's taking so long. Those design changes have put a bigger emphasis on user-to-user sharing, as opposed to content created by publishers ... Read More »

NYPD ditches Windows Phone in favor of iPhones

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Previously armed with Nokia Lumia 830 devices, the decision was taken by NYPD to make the switch when Microsoft finally admitted defeat over Windows Phone . Officers will also use their iPhones to fill out summonses, as well as to file accident reports, aided cards and domestic violence reports. The shift to smartphones in 2010 has helped drop response times to incidents by 14 percent, Tisch said. Read More »

Deepika Padukone's Padmaavat mints Rs. 219 crores at BO

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A source says, "Deepika was elated to receive a handwritten note along with a gift from Rekhaji". It was a heart touching letter from the veteran actress who expressed her awe and appreciation towards Deepika's performance in " Padmaavat ". Read More »

Super Mario Odyssey producer settles the debate over Toad's head

Thankfully, someone at Nintendo was courageous enough to ask producer Yoshiaki Koizumi about that and a series of other off-the-wall internet questions in a Super Mario Odyssey Dev. In case you are unaware, Mario Kart 8 was the most purchased game on the Wii U with 8.4 million copies sold. "I would appreciate it if we could respect the privacy of those three at this time", Koizumi-san said. Read More »

Xbox One S PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds bundle launching February 20th

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Microsoft announced today that it will soon begin selling an Xbox One S "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" Bundle for $300. In a previous tweet the dev team noted that, while the Xbox One version of DayZ was "100%" going to launch in 2018, the PS4 version will launch eventually, "just maybe not this year". Read More »

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)

Everence Capital Management Inc bought 4,710 shares as the company's stock rose 23.27% with the market. The Eulav Asset Management holds 485,000 shares with $31.29 million value, up from 440,000 last quarter. The Average True Range was recorded at 1.85. The company was maintained on Friday, February 12 by UBS. Benchmark maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, February 3 report. Read More »

Anupam Kher's Twitter account suspended temporarily after it was hacked

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The handles were allegedly compromised by Turkish cyber army Ayyildiz Tim. It has also emerged that BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav's account too had been been hacked, with various messages on it posted in Turkish language. On January 22, Ayyildiz Tim targeted the Twitter account of former Milwaukee County sheriff David Clarke, a supporter of Trump, following a string of attacks on conservative media personalities in the US. Read More »

Sony Introduces New Gold Wireless Headset For PS4 and PS VR

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Guardians can also extend the allowed game time through their phones or on PC, by logging into their PlayStation accounts. It's not just a pretty face either, as Sony has revealed that while the new Gold Wireless Headset will be compatible with your PS4, and mobile devices, it will also be compatible for PSVR play! A number of Pro-enabled games already have supersampling built-in, while this update extends the option to all games. Read More »

Microsoft says Office 2019 will only come to Windows 10

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Microsoft probably sees this move as a way to get away from all the bad press for 10 S, but it risks making Windows 10 versions too complicated. Microsoft is widely-tipped to roll-out S Mode to Windows 10 users from May 1st. It's unclear just how much that data might affect these results, but it's certainly possible that owners of Microsoft's power laptop were less likely to only run Windows Store apps on it. Read More »

Capcom layoffs to impact the studio's next Dead Rising game

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Most importantly, it still remains a sadistically fun game to play. Capcom's main Osaka branch has chose to slice up its Vancouver-based studio to make it more lean and re-focus development on the next Dead Rising game, sources told Kotaku's Jason Schreier. Read More »

Mysterious Honor Phone with 18:9 screen, quad cameras spotted

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Bottom line, you get an extremely sharp "FullView" panel squeezed into the typical body of a 5.2-inch or so device , and speaking of the chassis, a dual 2.5D glass construction guarantees you'll turn some heads at parties. But in a freaky case of musical chairs, the fingerprint reader reappears on the back of the device. Internally, this Lite variation is nearly identical to the Honor 7X . Read More »

New Pixel 2 update improves picture quality in Snapchat and other apps

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The Pixel Visual Core was announced in October of 2017, but has only now released due to Google working with third-party apps to ensure that the Pixel 2's spruced-up imaging capability comes through without being diminished. Google says the Visual Core processing is five times faster than the Pixel 2's main CPU can do, but it uses a tenth of the energy. The Visual Core was dormant when these Pixels came out, however, it was enabled with the Android 8 .1 Oreo update last December. Read More »

HTC U12 might be its first 5G-capable phone

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That'll lead to speculation the HTC U12 will be the company's first phone to arrive boasting 5G capabilities. Though HTC refused to confirm if it is the U12 model, acclaimed smartphone tipster Evan Blass tweeted the phone is indeed HTC U12 or HTC Imagine. Read More »

Amtrak accident in SC kills two Video

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Federal investigators spent a second day Monday at the site of a deadly train crash in SC, where an Amtrak train was mistakenly sent off a main track and down a side spur - and into a parked freight train . He said investigators tested the switch and found "no exceptions" to its operation, he said. Amtrak President Richard Anderson pointed the finger at CSX, saying the signal system along that stretch is run by the freight railroad but was down at the time of the wreck, forcing CSX ... Read More »

'Call of Duty' Rumor: Black Ops 4 to Come Out This Year

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The game will be set in modern times and will be "boots on the ground", meaning that there won't be any futuristic technology like in other entries in the series. For that matter, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 could serve as the ideal game to get people on board for Nintendo Online when it arrives. In the past he stated Dark Souls and Nintendo Labo would be coming to the Nintendo Switch. Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 To Launch in India on 14th February

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Just a few days back we reported that Xiaomi's Redmi Note 3 had started getting the MIUI 9.2 Global stable update, and now the Chinese company seems to have released the update for two of its most popular budget smartphones of the same year - the Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime. Read More »

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds kills support for Steam Family Sharing

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The post also mentions working is being done on improving in-game reporting so incidents can be reviewed faster and more accurately. Which is why PUBG Corp is implementing a new anti-cheat solution to tackle the issue. One important note about the new anti-cheat system is that it appears the Steam Family Sharing option is going to be deactivated. We have banned over 1,044,000 PUBG cheaters in January alone, unfortunately things continue to escalate. Read More »

Vonn beats rival Goggia for bittersweet 80th World Cup win

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Vonn claimed victory by 0.02seconds from Sofia Goggia on Saturday, but her winning advantage was slightly increased 24 hours later, the American taking top spot by 0.11secs from the Italian. "She has been skiing well on a course that actually suits her", women's team coach Alex Hoedlmoser said. "She proved she was able to deliver that". Read More »

IOC: Russian athletes cleared of doping may be invited to 2018 games

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The collective appeal was filed by speed skaters Denis Yuskov and Pavel Kulizhnikov, ski jumper Dmitry Vasiliev, biathlete Irina Starykh, Alexander Loginov and short-track speed skater Tatyana Borodulina, reports Tass news agency. The IOC's disciplinary commission banned 43 Russian athletes for life and disqualified all Russians from competing at the Pyeongchang Games over the doping conspiracy. Read More »

Tom Brady's Impressive Record Playing in Minnesota

He's the fifth straight quarterback to win. In 16 games, Brady amassed a league-best 4,577 passing yards - a total he's surpassed only three times before - while throwing 32 touchdowns and just eight interceptions. The Pats are now favored by 4.5 points to win Super Bowl LII. The oldest player to attempt a pass in a game was George Blanda at age 48 as a member of the Oakland Raiders in the final game of his career on December 21, 1975. Read More »

Police say child-porn video popping up in some Facebook Messenger inboxes

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Law enforcement agencies around metro Atlanta are alerting residents to a child pornography video of a young girl and an adult male being circulated via Facebook mail. Sharing a video on Facebook with "the right person" won't help solve a crime and it could land you in trouble, police say. Police said there are working to figure out where the video came from. Read More »

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Grassi Investment Management increased its stake in Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ) by 16.28% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pinnacle Ltd Liability Corp has 19,031 shares. James Research holds 109,000 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. 5,000 were accumulated by Opus Investment Mngmt Inc. Maryland reported 3.99% stake. Deutsche Bank Ag has invested 0% of its portfolio in Forrester Research, Inc. Read More »

Xiaomi back to top five smartphone vendor

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Apple's 2018 plans for its smartphone brand are a little less certain than Samsung's , although analysts expect iPhone X production to wind down during the summer. Apple so far has refrained from competing in the low-end market. Huawei has been seeking to grow its market share but faced a recent setback by failing to strike deals with U.S. Read More »

Apple reports record profit and revenue despite iPhone sales fall

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The Cupertino giant initiated a new fix program on Friday that aims to address the problem that some iPhone 7 users are experiencing. A couple of years ago, it seems that some iPhone 7 users were affected by a bug that resulted in their handsets showing that they had "No Service" . Read More »

Sony Flagship Xperia Phones will Receive Software Upgrades Two Years After Launch

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If that true, Sony Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact will get updated to Android p and Q. Sony's mid-range phones may get supported for a year or two based on how powerful their software specifications are. Depending on timing and situation, security updates may be released separately, as part of firmware maintenance or within a full Android OS upgrade. A few Sony smartphones in November 2017 arrived with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, and only Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL ... Read More »

Microsoft now selling Surface Book 2 with 128GB storage for $1199

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THOSE POOR SODS that own a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 are having a bad time of it, with literally thousands of users of reporting a "flickering screen" issue. Some consumers have paid $800 for an "out of warranty " exchange and others think that it is outrageously expensive to spend another $800 dollars on an already pricey device. Read More »

US Looks Into Apple Software Update That Slowed Iphones

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Apple also discounted the price on a battery replacement to $29, a $50 savings. After the reports of production cut, the shares of Apple have gone down by 1.6%. "Our argument has been that the phones were too expensive to drive massive adoption, consumers are keeping their phones longer because of their high cost, the market is now only a refresh market, and the iPhone X features weren't enough to drive non-early adopters to buy new phone". Read More »

Newcastle complete the loan signing of Islam Slimani

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Hopefully I can come here and be able to give them a hand", said Slimani. "I'm happy to be here", the Algeria worldwide told the club's official website. "It's true that there were a lot of clubs that were interested in me", said Slimani. The Serbian had been expected to move on as Slimani arrived at St. Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 Delayed to October 26th, 2018

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The company that makes "Grand Theft Auto" isn't known for pumping out games. " Red Dead Redemption 2 " was scheduled for a spring launch. It continued: "We sincerely thank you for your patience and hope that when you get to play the game, you will agree the wait will have been worth it". Read More »

Overwatch Lunar New Year Event - Year of the Dog - Lands February 8

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It's been a busy few weeks for Overwatch fans, starting with the release of new maps and items as part of the Cosmetic update . Blizzard isn't saying whether that limited-time mode is returning for the Year of the Dog , however. FREE GAMES! What games do you get for free on Playstation Plus in February? It looks like this may be a new yearly tradition, as the lunar new year event has returned and this year we celebrate the Year of the Dog . Read More »

Nintendo's Mario Kart To Arrive On Mobile Devices in 2019

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Nintendo announced the new mobile app on social media. The game, titled Mario Kart Tour , is now slated for release in "the fiscal year ending in March 2019". " Mario Kart Tour " is not the only anticipated installment to the iconic video game franchise. Mario himself has already made the jump to mobile in Super Mario Run , which debuted on the iPhone in 2016. Read More »

JJ Abrams' Sci-Fi Series Demimonde Picked Up By HBO

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Details about the series are scarce at this point in time, but it will basically be a show about the world's battle against an oppressive force. TV and Abrams' Bad Robot Productions will be about inhabitants of a world trying to survive a monstrous, oppressive force , Deadline .com said. Read More »

Office 2019 will be for Windows 10 users only

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It's a move that's clearly created to push businesses that are holding off on Office 365 into subscriptions, as the standalone Office 2019 software will only be supported on Windows 10 and not Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 machines. For those customers, we're announcing new details on the next perpetual release of Office and LTSC release of Windows 10. Office 2019 client apps will be released with Click-to-Run installation technology only, but Microsoft will not be offering MSI deployment ... Read More »

YouTube TV finally comes to Roku for $35/month

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With the Go app, users will be able to download YouTube videos and set them aside for offline viewing. For starters, the app lets users control their playback experience by selecting lower quality streams when on slower connections, or they can opt to save videos for playback when they're offline. Read More »

Far Cry 5 Season Pass announced, includes Far Cry 3 Classic Edition

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It will also be released as a standalone purchase about four weeks after Far Cry 5 officially goes on sale. Hour of Darkness sees players travelling back in time to Vietnam to battle Viet Cong troops, while Dead Living Zombies has you facing hordes of the undead in a number of B-movie scenarios. Read More »

Counter-Strike Co-Creator Arrested For Sexual Exploitation Of A Child

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A spokesperson for Valve, where Cliffe has been employed since 2003, told Kotaku that he had been suspended. Jail records show he was booked at 1:17 a.m. Dot Esports has reached out to Valve for more information. The newest version of the game, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive , is among the most popular games on Steam. Read More »

College student with assault rifle wanted 5000 rounds of ammo

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In court documents seen by local TV station WDBJ , police said Yunsong Zhao, a 19-year-old student from China , also was researching bulletproof vests and had bought a former police vehicle and outfitted it with special bumpers. The university tried to calm fears in a statement Tuesday, citing " many calls from concerned community members". Zhao's lawyer, Jason Wolfrey, said his client never made any threats and there was never any danger to the Virginia Tech community. Read More »

PS4 and Xbox One Fixes and Improvements

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A new Monster Hunter: World patch is now available on PS4 and Xbox One, featuring a number of network-focused improvements for the fastest-selling game in franchise history. If you have yet to give Monster Hunter: World a look, be sure to check out our full review. Monster Hunter: World's woes on the Xbox One have indeed been addressed, "including "Matchmake", "Filter Search", "Squad Sessions Session" and "Respond to SOS". Read More »

Obasanjo obtains CNM membership card, says movement not a third force

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Although Obasanjo was conspicuously absent at the launch on Wednesday, a former governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, and a former governor of Cross Rivers State, Donald Duke, were the two dignitaries at the inauguration. But in the buildup to the 2015 election, he gave up his membership of the former ruling party, announcing that he had quit partisan politics. "Obasanjo, who composed a new song for the nation, said 'I see a new Nigeria in the hands of God and we will all be ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy X foldable OLED phone gets official tease

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It is expected that the regular-sized Samsung Galaxy S9 will cost around 959,000 KRW, which is equivalent to United States dollars $885 and £625. There's no shortage of alleged leaks and fan-made renders to satisfy our appetite while we await Samsung's official February 25 unveiling of its next flagship phone. Read More »