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Gear Thursday: Apple iMac 5K Retina 2017 first look
- June 14, 2017

The 21.5-inch iMac will be priced at $1,099, the iMac Retina 4K 21.5-inch will go for $1,499 and the iMac Retina 5K 27 inch will start at $1,799. Some believe that these upgrades should have been implemented a year ago, especially the move to Kaby Lake processors . The base system is decent value, but specking up the iMac Retina 5K 27-inch gets costly fast. (more...)
Watch Kevin Durant, LeBron James Embrace After Historic NBA Finals Performances Watch Kevin Durant, LeBron James Embrace After Historic NBA Finals Performances
- June 14, 2017

Kyrie Irving followed up his 40-point gem in Friday's Game 4 with 26 points but shot 9 for 22. The Warriors' machine just hummed along and similar to the regular season Curry and Durant would be out at the start of the second and fourth quarters with Green and Thompson with bench units. (more...)
Tests find that most midsize SUVs have unsafe headlights Tests find that most midsize SUVs have unsafe headlights
- June 14, 2017

We all know headlights are important, yet Automotive News reports that only two of the 37 SUVs recently tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety meet their requirements for "good" headlights. The XC60 has curve-adaptive HID projector headlights available, which earned it the top rating. The Ford Edge, one of the weaker performers in the new IIHS lighting test, created significant glare but also failed to provide enough light down the road. (more...)
Preparations in full swing to roll-out GST from July 1 Preparations in full swing to roll-out GST from July 1
- June 13, 2017

Finally, the industry also wants branded packaged commodities, which will attract a GST of 5%, to be charged at the zero rate applicable to unbranded loose staples including rice, wheat and other cereals. Weeks before Goods and Services Tax (GST) rolls out, Future Retail has been working with vendors and its partners to ensure "no disruption" in supply chain in the indirect tax regime , a top company official said on Tuesday. (more...)
Trump to host S.Korea's Moon for White House talks
- June 13, 2017

North Korea though has less affiliations with football. North Korea has about 300 unmanned aerial vehicles at its disposal, including seven models that range from reconnaissance to combat purposes, according to a 2016 assessment by intelligence analyst Joseph Bermudez, a contributor to North Korea monitoring site 38 North. (more...)
Instagram Will Now Let You Take Down Your Posts Without Deleting Them Instagram Will Now Let You Take Down Your Posts Without Deleting Them
- June 13, 2017

Or maybe you're fighting with a friend or broke up with a significant other and want to take a break from seeing them on your profile without committing to deleting them forever. It exclusively will be visible in the archived section of your profile that only you can see. After being archived, these posts move into a special section of the app located at the top right corner of your profile. (more...)
Sony fires at Xbox with arsenal of big PS4 games
- June 13, 2017

If you're one of the fans who just want to explore Miles' character more, then the upcoming game Spider-Man title for the PS4 may be for you. Today, during Sony Interactive Entertainment's E3 2017 press briefing , the house of PlayStation unveiled an unexpected (at least until the trademark was discovered today ) surprise, the return of Shadow of the Colossus . (more...)
Destiny 2 Runs at 30 FPS on Xbox One X Destiny 2 Runs at 30 FPS on Xbox One X
- June 13, 2017

If we were to put the singleplayer campaign aside, I do not see anything wrong with the decision as it promotes an even playing field. It's official: Destiny 2 will arrive to the PS4 and Xbox One on September 6 and to the PC via Battle.net on October 24. (more...)
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 for the Nintendo Switch Slated for Holiday 2017 Release Xenoblade Chronicles 2 for the Nintendo Switch Slated for Holiday 2017 Release
- June 13, 2017

It is coming to the Switch this holiday season. In 2015, Nintendo also released a New Nintendo 3DS version, Xenoblade Chronicles 3D . The Nintendo E3 2017 showcase was pretty brief but showed plenty of reasons for us to be excited about our shiny new Nintendo system for the remainder of 2017 and even into 2018. (more...)
British PM Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco British PM Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco
- June 13, 2017

As the results piled up, some form of minority or coalition government appeared increasingly likely. And I think pretty much everyone thinks it is only a matter of time before she either resigns or is forced out by her own party . Just after noon (UK time), she was driven to Buckingham Palace to ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government - a formality under the British system. (more...)
Google's Waymo is retiring self-driving auto Firefly Google's Waymo is retiring self-driving auto Firefly
- June 13, 2017

In a blog post announcing the move, Waymo's lead industrial designer YooJung Ahn and lead systems engineer Jaime Waydo, specifically referenced the company's work with Chrysler on the self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivan. It was also the first fully driverless auto to drive on a public road in Austin, Texas back in October 2015. Instead of operating bespoke self-driving cars , Waymo now uses commercial vehicles retro-fitted with self-driving technology. (more...)
New Logitech Circle 2 Home Security Camera Works With Apple HomeKit New Logitech Circle 2 Home Security Camera Works With Apple HomeKit
- June 13, 2017

However, Logitech has not included actual face detection/ID, believing the technology has yet to be effectively harnessed in security cameras. So, unlike the Netgear Arlo Pro or the Canary Flex , you have to specify which Circle 2 you want when you buy - the two models are not interchangeable. (more...)
E3 2017: Two New Metroid Amiibo Revealed
- June 13, 2017

A Metroid adventure called Metroid : Samus Returns is in the works for Nintendo 3DS , and it will hit September 15. If interested, be sure to also check out more of our E3 2017 coverage! Samus Returns , Nintendo proceeded to show direct feed, live gameplay from the game as part of its Treehouse Live event. (more...)
Golden State Warriors Win NBA Finals Over Cleveland Cavaliers Golden State Warriors Win NBA Finals Over Cleveland Cavaliers
- June 13, 2017

The 28-year-old was bought from the Oklahoma City Thunder to boost Warriors' already strong offense. "We were able to get them past year and they went out and got one of the best players this league has ever seen", Cavaliers star LeBron James said . (more...)
One of Trump's Tweets Just Helped Sabotage His Travel Ban One of Trump's Tweets Just Helped Sabotage His Travel Ban
- June 13, 2017

For months, Trump has said his temporary travel ban is a national security measure meant to keep potential terrorists out of the United States while his administration formulates an appropriate immigration policy. That helped demonstrate that he was not assessing whether the roughly 180 million citizens of the six countries had ties to terrorism, they said. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, in upholding a block on the travel ban , argued that the White House did not provide a valid ... (more...)
Verizon closes Yahoo deal, Marissa Mayer steps down Verizon closes Yahoo deal, Marissa Mayer steps down
- June 13, 2017

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has resigned, following the $4.5 billion sale of Yahoo's Internet properties to Verizon, the telecom giant announced Tuesday. The closing of the deal, announced in July, had been delayed as the companies assessed the fallout from two data breaches that Yahoo disclosed a year ago. (more...)
Sony's Important Game Announcements at the E3 2017
- June 13, 2017

Last year, the company had released new hardware and this year, well, it is all about games. There's a new Spider-Man game that's being developed by Insomniac Games. Then, the action jumps to the city-swinging that fans of the Spider-Man 2 tie-in game from the PS2-era should feel delighted by. But despite the exciting nature of each of these games, two were already known of, while the other was an add-on to an existing title, rather than blockbuster new announcements . (more...)
New Spider-man PlayStation game unveiled
- June 13, 2017

Spider-Man hasn't had a breakout video game in over a decade. We all know it has been a while. The game takes place two years after a global pandemic has killed nearly everyone, but transformed millions of others into what survivors call Freakers - mindless, feral creatures, more animal than human but very much alive and quickly evolving. (more...)
E3 2017: More Breath of the Wild DLC Details E3 2017: More Breath of the Wild DLC Details
- June 13, 2017

The first DLC, called " Master Trials ", was already announced by Nintendo a few months ago along with revealing that the game was indeed going to have a Season Pass. The Japanese publisher also confirmed the name of the second DLC, which will be a story DLC. The Master Trials DLC is set to be released on June 30 and The Champions Ballad is set to launch this Holiday 2017. (more...)
Apple demands cut of Chinese app 'tips'
- June 13, 2017

So where developers would need users to constantly re-rate apps over time, now they don't have to because one rating can stick for a long time. The company has updated its App Store to help users discover app and games more easily. Gruber argued that Apple needs to reassess "the effects of allowing developers to buy their way to the top spot in search results". Spirit Realm Games gave a statement to Vice , saying that they saw some Pepe memes and something "clicked", inspiring them to ... (more...)

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