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New Mass Effect Game Reportedly In The Very Early Stages Of Development

When it comes to RPGs, Mass Effect is one of the more popular franchises in recent years. However, when the original trilogy ended and EA released Mass Effect: Andromeda, it kind of fell flat which led to the publisher eventually putting the series on hold while they focused on other franchises.However, if you’re a fan of Mass Effect and you’re hoping to revisit the franchise again, you could be in […]

16 Nov 2019 7:32 am
Microsofts xCloud Streaming Service Adds 50 New Games

Microsoft sent out invites to test their Project xCloud streaming service last month. In just over a month, it has made a huge announcement.The xCloud streaming service, which is still in the preview phase is expected to launch in 2020, as confirmed by Microsoft at XO19 (Xbox-focused event).In the event that took place in London, Microsoft also revealed its plan to launch more games on the platform.At least, 50 new […]

16 Nov 2019 12:41 am
Some Developers Are Worried That Google Could One Day Kill Stadia

Over the years, Google has launched many products and services. Some have gone on to become staples in our everyday lives, such as Google Search and Gmail, while others have fallen by the wayside. This is normal since it doesn’t make sense for any company to continue investing time and resources into a product or service that simply isn’t profitable.This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to learn […]

15 Nov 2019 6:42 am
Logitechs Circle 2 Security Camera Now Supports Apples HomeKit Secure Video

These days there is a growing number of smart home security cameras available in the market, and for the most part, their selling point is that the videos that their devices capture can be retrieved from the cloud, meaning that users won’t need to worry about storing videos locally and finding a way to store them.However, the downside is that you would essentially be handing over footage from inside (or […]

15 Nov 2019 5:38 am
Google Stadia Will Not Launch With All Of Its Features

Google’s Stadia game streaming service will be going live on the 19th of November, but if you are planning on using the service, you might want to take note that during a recent AMA held on Reddit, Google has revealed that not all of Stadia’s features will be available at launch, so that could be worth your consideration.So what won’t be available at launch? According to Google, features such as […]

14 Nov 2019 4:59 pm
IKEA Debuts New Decorative Smart Bulb For Only $10

IKEA has been on a roll in recent years, where they are starting to expand on their lineup of smart home products. The company started out with some basic smart bulbs, and if you’re looking to furnish your home with more IKEA offerings, you might be in luck as the company has since announced their latest smart bulb, a decorative Edison-style bulb that is part of the company’s Tradfri lineup.What […]

14 Nov 2019 3:48 pm
Massive Study Confirms The Apple Watch Is Quite Adept At Detecting Irregular Heart Rates

In the past, we have heard countless stories about how the Apple Watch’s heart rate detection feature, and more recently its ECG feature, have saved many lives. Is it all fluke? Could it merely be coincidental that all these reported cases are from people who so happen to wear an Apple Watch instead of a competing wearable?Turns out that it might not be the case, and that the Apple Watch […]

14 Nov 2019 2:59 pm
Minecraft Earth AR Game Is Finally Available

After Pokémon Go and a few more AR games coming to the scene, it is time for Minecraft to step in.Minecraft Earth is a real-world Augmented Reality game that is Microsoft’s recent experiment for the mobile gaming community.In case you were not aware, Minecraft happens to be one of the most popular games with a huge player base in the U.S alone. Now, with the launch of Minecraft’s mobile port […]

13 Nov 2019 11:11 pm
Twitch Studio Will Make It Easier For First-Time Streamers To Get Started

Back in the day, we were told that playing video games would “rot our brains” and was basically not good for us. However, these days, playing video games has proven to be a rather lucrative thing to do, and people are actually paying money and watching other people play games on platforms like Twitch.If you’re interested in getting in on the action, it can feel a bit intimidating and overwhelming, […]

13 Nov 2019 3:48 pm
CastAway Phone Case Adds A Second Screen To Smartphones

Of course, it is interesting to see a second screen on your smartphone. Just like Microsoft’s Surface Duo and LG’s G8x ThinQ.You can get the LG device (available for purchase) – however, the surface Duo is yet to be launched next year.Even though you have the option to get a full-fledged smartphone with a second screen, what if you can easily add another screen to your existing iOS or Android […]

13 Nov 2019 12:28 am
BioShock 3 Could Be Announced Soon

The last time we saw a new BioShock game, it was in 2013 when 2K Games launched BioShock Infinite. The title was not a direct sequel to BioShock 2, despite it existing in the same universe and offering up a similar playstyle. However, the good news is that if you’re looking forward to a direct sequel to BioShock 2, you could be in luck.This is because according to Take-Two Interactive, […]

12 Nov 2019 2:53 pm
Google Stadia Launch Day Titles Revealed

Google Stadia will be launching on the 19th of November, and as expected, there will be a bunch of games that will be available to play at launch. If you’re wondering what games will be available, it seems that there will be at least 12 titles that will be playable when Stadia eventually goes live.These titles include: Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Destiny 2: The Collection Gylt Just Dance 2020 Kine Mortal […]

12 Nov 2019 2:51 pm
Apple Watch Series 6 Could Offer Up Improved Water Resistance

When the Apple Watch Series 2 was first released, it introduced water-resistance to the smartwatch, allowing users to take it with them to swim. However, according to a report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, he believes that Apple could expand on the water-resistance feature of the Apple Watch in next year’s model.What exactly this means remains to be seen, but to give you some context, Apple Watch models from the Series […]

12 Nov 2019 2:51 pm
Controller Support For Call of Duty: Mobile Coming Soon

Games such as Call of Duty definitely benefit from being played with physical controllers. Whether you’re a believer in using gamepads or using a keyboard and mouse combination, we’re sure that most of us can agree that using a physical controller is miles better than using on-screen controls.Now, previously we had heard that support for controllers will eventually come to Call of Duty: Mobile, and now in a community update […]

12 Nov 2019 7:44 am
Apples AR Headset Might Have Been Delayed To 2021 Or 2022

We have been hearing for a long time now that Apple is working on an augmented reality (AR) headset. When exactly that device will launch is up for debate, although recently we have heard that Apple could be close where it could launch in 2020. This is according to notable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who has in the past proven to be very accurate with his predictions.However, according to a new […]

12 Nov 2019 6:25 am
Tencent Could Start Making Games With Nintendo Characters

We have seen Tencent making a lot of games (especially for the mobile platform). You must be aware of games like PUBG.Now, it looks like it might be making plans to target the US audience with some games involving Nintendo characters for consoles.This is not an official announcement – however, the Wall Street Journal reports otherwise.As per the report, Tencent might be looking to leverage its partnership with Japan’s Nintendo […]

12 Nov 2019 1:04 am
Apple Watch Fall Detection Hilariously Goes Off During James Cordens Late Late Show

One of the features found in Apple’s newer Apple Watches is fall detection. What this does is that if it detects that you have fallen, it will prompt you to respond, in which failing to do so will result in the watch calling emergency services on your behalf. We’ve seen this used to great effect in several instances which resulted in several lives saved.However, recently during a recording of James […]

11 Nov 2019 6:45 am
Diablo 4 Will Have Cosmetic Microtransactions

Microtransactions have become a very common feature in games these days, and it looks like Blizzard’s upcoming Diablo 4 will not be an exception. During BlizzCon 2019, Twitch streamer Quin69 spoke with the game’s lead designer Joe Shely in which it was revealed that the game will have microtransactions that gamers can look forward to.However, before you get too upset at the possibility of the game being some kind of […]

11 Nov 2019 6:44 am
Netflix To Drop Support For Older Samsung Smart TVs In December

TVs aren’t really devices that we change or upgrade frequently. However, it seems that if you largely rely on your smart TV to access apps like Netflix, then you might want to take note because if you own one of Samsung’s older smart TVs, come December, support for Netflix will be dropped.According to a statement released by Netflix to Engadget, the company wrote, “On December 2nd, Netflix will no longer […]

9 Nov 2019 5:11 am
Blizzard Aiming For Cross-Play Multiplayer For Diablo 4

When Diablo 4 was announced, it was announced for multiple platforms such as the PC, Xbox One, and the PS4. However, given the current state of Diablo 3 for the console, it was assumed that multiplayer would be separated based on platform, but the good news is that Blizzard is hoping to overcome this.In an interview with The Telegraph at BlizzCon 2019, Diablo 4’s executive producer Allen Adham was quoted […]

9 Nov 2019 5:09 am
China Imposes Gaming Curfew For Minors

Close to two decades ago, China recognized that gaming could potentially be addictive and as such, they decided to try and curb addiction by placing a ban on certain games and consoles. Eventually those bans got lifted, but it seems that China could be considering imposing new types of restrictions aimed at minors.According to the reports, China is looking to set curfews for gaming for minors, where not only would […]

8 Nov 2019 6:22 am
Microsofts HoloLens 2 Is Finally Up For Grab At $3500

The much anticipated Microsoft HoloLens 2 is finally here. You can purchase one for $3500 per device.In the official announcement, Microsoft mentions that it was really challenging to make the device user-friendly. But, their ultimate aim was to make it easy to use, so that the customer does not need a special manual to use it every time.The AR headset uses AI with the help of sensors to displace space […]

7 Nov 2019 11:44 pm
Razer Basilisk Ultimate, Razer Basilisk X HyperSpeed Wireless Gaming Mice Unveiled

If you’re shopping for a new gaming mouse, you might be pleased to learn that Razer has announced a couple of brand new options, especially if you’re looking for a wireless model. These new gaming mice comes in the form of the Razer Basilisk Ultimate and the Basilisk X HyperSpeed.Starting with the Basilisk Ultimate, this is a gaming mouse that comes with a 20,000 DPI optical sensor and offers speeds […]

7 Nov 2019 7:52 am
Google Will Be Open-Sourcing Its Cardboard VR Headset

A few years ago, Google announced that they would be getting into virtual reality (VR) through a couple of initiatives, one of which is its Daydream VR platform, and the other would be Cardboard, a very affordable VR headset that would make it easier for anyone to get into VR technology.Google recently announced that they would be winding things down on the Daydream front and if you’re wondering what this […]

7 Nov 2019 7:51 am
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Claims The Title Of The Best-Selling Fighting Game Of All Time

Throughout gaming history, there have been many fighting games that have been released. Some of them have gone on to become classics, some of them have just faded into obscurity. There have been a handful of franchises that have endured over the years, and one of them is Nintendo’s Super Smash series.In fact, according to the latest figures, it appears that the latest title in the franchise, Super Smash Bros. […]

7 Nov 2019 6:26 am
Apple Watch Calls Emergency Services After Its Owner Gets Into A Car Crash

One of the defining new features of the Apple Watch that Apple introduced to the Series 4 last year is fall detection. It was originally designed for the elderly if they were to fall and needed to call for help, but it seems to have proven to be a pretty useful tool in saving lives of people who might have gotten into accidents.According to the Surrey Police in England, it […]

7 Nov 2019 6:25 am
TabTale & Sony Pictures Announce Charlies Angels and Jumanjis Mobile Games

Right after we covered the Sony Pictures’ announcement to offer an exclusive VR experience, it looks like there are more plans to promote Jumanji and Charlie’s Angels.In a new announcement by TabTale and Sony Pictures, they have partnered to launch official mobile games for both Charlie’s Angels and Jumanji.In case you did not know, TabTale is a quite decent mobile game publisher known for casual/fun games.Both the mobile games are […]

7 Nov 2019 12:24 am
Pokemon Go Will Feature A Live AR Multiplayer Mode Buddy Adventure

Pokémon Go is already one of the most successful AR games available for Android and iOS.However, with the recent announcement Niantic Labs is planning to take the Pokémon Go experience to the next level.A multiplayer feature dubbed ‘Buddy Adventure’ (working title) is being worked on. It will be a shared AR experience through a mobile platform in one of the most immersive experiences.The new multiplayer AR feature will not only allow […]

6 Nov 2019 11:34 pm
Amazon Echo Buds Could Soon Get Workout Tracking Features

A couple of months ago, Amazon announced their own set of true wireless earbuds in the form of the Amazon Echo Buds. The rumors, leading up to the announcement, suggested that it could come with features like built-in workout tracking, but unfortunately, the earbuds launched without those features present.However, in a new report from CNBC, it has been revealed that Amazon is apparently working on enabling those features. This was […]

6 Nov 2019 7:20 pm
Smart Speakers Can Be Controlled Remotely By A Laser Beam

Smart speakers like Google Home and Amazon Echo have always been in the buzz for the potential security/privacy issues.However, this time it is something more interesting.It looks like that you can remotely control a smart speaker powered by Siri, Google Assistant, or Alexa by just using a laser beam.The concept behind the flaw involves a bug in MEMS (microelectromechanical system) microphones.The microphones are so sensitive that they detect the laser […]

6 Nov 2019 12:42 am
Sony Pictures To Offer An Exclusive Jumanji VR Experience

Sony Pictures Virtual Reality and The VOID announced that they will provide an immersive VR experience to enter ‘Jumanji’.This should help to promote the upcoming ‘Jumanji – The Next Level‘ movie. However, unlike the original movie title, the VR experience will feature ‘Jumanji: Reverse The Curse’.The VR experience will only be available at select VOID locations in North America, Europe, and Southeast Asia starting from November 27, 2019.In the press [&#

5 Nov 2019 11:12 pm
Apple Reportedly Partnering With Valve For Its AR Headset

For a while we have been hearing the rumors that Apple could be working on an augmented reality headset. In fact, according to the predictions of a very well-connected analyst, it seems that 2020 could actually be the year that we see such a headset debut from the Cupertino company.Now according to a new report from DigiTimes, more revelations about the AR headset have been revealed. Based on their sources, […]

5 Nov 2019 6:03 am
Dell Launches A 27-inch 4K Monitor With Colorimeter And Thunderbolt 3

Not all monitors are made equal. While many share similar sizes and resolution, it is the finer details in which monitors differentiate themselves from each other. For example, some monitors might come with a faster refresh rate that gamers might prefer, while others might come with features that photo or video editors can appreciate.If you fall into the latter category and you’re in need of a monitor to edit your […]

5 Nov 2019 6:02 am
MIT Researchers Develop A Device Which Can Cool Things Even Under Sunlight With No Electricity

Technically, the device in question here was first developed in 2018 by the researchers at MIT. However, SciTechDaily spotted the new system published in a paper published on Oct 30, 2019, which reveals significant improvements in it.The device can literally cool things down by almost 13-degree celsius even if you keep it right under the sunlight on a bright day using “radiative cooling”.The concept behind it is quite simple and […]

4 Nov 2019 11:06 pm
Nest WiFi Will Have A Gaming Preferred Mode That Will Favor Stadia

Google Stadia will be going live later this month and while it does away with the need to own high-end gaming hardware, what it will require more so than ever is enough bandwidth and a fast enough internet connection to ensure that your gaming sessions do not get interrupted. The good news is that if you own a Google or Nest WiFi device, it could be to your advantage.According to […]

4 Nov 2019 3:33 pm
Diablo IV Officially Announced, Goes Back To Its Horror Roots

There were rumors that come BlizzCon 2019, Blizzard would finally take the wraps off Diablo IV, a game that many thought would be announced last year but was not. Sure enough, the rumors were true because Diablo IV has since been officially announced at the developer’s annual gaming event.According to the rumors, Blizzard would be returning to its dark and horror roots with Diablo IV and adopt a darker and […]

2 Nov 2019 6:37 am
World Of Warcraft: Shadowlands Expansion Has Been Revealed

Ahead of BlizzCon 2019, there was a leak suggesting that Blizzard would be announcing a new World of Warcraft expansion, one that could possibly take players back to Icecrown and maybe encounter the Lich King again. It turns out that the rumors were sort of right as Blizzard has since taken the wraps off the Shadowlands expansion.In the cinematic trailer above, it seems former Horde leader Sylvanas Windrunner challenge the […]

2 Nov 2019 6:36 am
Overwatch 2 Announced With Greater Emphasis On Storytelling

Overwatch was first released back in 2016 and was Blizzard’s first new IP in a very long time. It looks like Blizzard is definitely not wasting anytime because at BlizzCon 2019, about 3 years after the launch of the first Overwatch game, the developer has announced its sequel in the form of Overwatch 2.There have been some who felt that the game might have benefited more from an expansion instead […]

2 Nov 2019 6:36 am
Mario Kart Tour Will Be Testing A Real-Time Multiplayer Mode In December

Mario Kart Tour launched for Android and iOS last month. Now, Nintendo has confirmed with a tweet that a real-time multiplayer beta test has been planned for December.It should be an interesting addition to the Mario Kart Tour game in general. However, there is a catch.You will be able to access the real-time multiplayer beta test only if you are a Gold Pass subscriber of Mario Kart Tour. The Gold […]

1 Nov 2019 11:01 pm
How To Turn On Fall Detection On The Apple Watch

The Apple Watch comes with a pretty useful tool in the form of fall detection, and heres how you can turn it on.

31 Oct 2019 10:24 pm
Apple Releases New HomePod Update That Addresses Bricking Problem

As some of you might have heard, Apple released an update for iOS 13.2, but unfortunately during the update process, it seems that some HomePod users ended up with bricked devices. Apple has since warned users that if they have installed the update that they should not attempt to reset it or remove the device from the Home app.If you have followed Apple’s instructions and you still have a working […]

31 Oct 2019 5:54 pm
The AirPods Pros Silicone Ear Tips Are Custom Made And Wont Be Easy To Replace

The thing with Apple products is that they tend to come with parts that are custom made. For example, for years, Apple’s iPhones used custom pentalobe screws that made it difficult for people to repair the phone. Now it looks like if you want to fix your AirPods Pro earbuds, you might find it pretty difficult as well.This is according to a report from iFixit who did their customary teardown […]

31 Oct 2019 5:53 pm
Nintendo Has Sold 41.67 Million Switch Units Worldwide

With the Nintendo Wii U, the console was a huge flop and many were worried for the future of Nintendo. However, with the Switch, things turned around somewhat dramatically for the company. In fact, according to the latest figures, it seems that Nintendo has managed to sell 41.67 million units of the Switch worldwide to date.This is quite impressive when you consider how poorly the Wii U did back in […]

31 Oct 2019 4:10 pm
Googles DeepMind AI Is Capable Of Taking StarCraft 2 Grandmasters On

A lot of games come with bots to allow players to play against a computer. This lets players test out new builds or strategies or if they don’t have an internet connection to play with real players online. Now, for the most part, the AI used in bots isn’t very good. They are usually predictable and once you’ve figured out their pattern, it’s easy to beat.However, it seems that Google’s […]

31 Oct 2019 4:09 pm
Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Is Activisions Best-Selling Call Of Duty Title To Date

Every year without fail, Activision releases a new Call of Duty title. You would think that by now, gamers would get sick of the franchise, but if anything, it seems that gamers are more into the game than ever. This is according to the latest figures for the game in which in the first 3 days of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare going on sale, it has managed to rack […]

31 Oct 2019 2:37 pm