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watchOS 5.1.2 Brings ECG to the Apple Watch Series 4

The Apple Watch was the surprise star of Apple's September press event (see “Apple Watch Series 4: Bigger Screens, New Faces, and Enhanced Health Monitoring,” 12 September 2018), partly because of a health-monitoring feature no one saw coming: ... Read more

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Epic's Game Store Is Already Locking Down Exclusives

Epic Games' new store is not only taking the fight to Steam by giving developers a bigger cut of their games' earnings—it's locking down exclusive games, too. So far, six developers have said their games will be exclusive to the Epic store for a while ... Read more

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Google to shut down Google+ early due to bug that leaked data of 52.5 million ...

Google will accelerate the termination of its Google+ social network next year after detecting a security bug that leaked the data of millions of its users, the company announced Monday. Through the bug, outside app developers who requested permission ... Read more

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Topological Matters: Toward a New Kind of Transistor

by DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Billions of tiny transistors supply the processing power in modern smartphones, controlling the flow of electrons with rapid on-and-off switching. But continual progress in packing more transistors into ... Read more

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AKG's signature studio sound goes straight to your head with these stunning cans

There are very few companies as capable of entering the competitive world of wireless noise-canceling headphones as AKG. The audio brand (now owned by Samsung) has a long history of making some of the best audio products on earth, so it stands to ... Read more

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Doom Turns 25 Today - Come Share Your First Doom Slayer Memory

For me it's Doom II on DOS, played at my cousin's place for the first time after a childhood spent alongside Nintendo and adventure games from Sierra and LucasArts. At this point I had played Wolfenstein 3D briefly - but found it more funny than ... Read more

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The Voyager 2 spacecraft has escaped the sun's bubble

Ever since leaving Earth 41 years ago, the Voyager 2 spacecraft has sailed across the solar system on a stream of energetic particles from the sun. But on Nov. 5, the whistling of the solar wind abruptly stopped. The current of charged particles ... Read more

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Panic Button Unleashes Hell On Switch With A New Performance Update For DOOM

Panic Button is absolutely killing it on the Nintendo Switch right now. Its expertise porting games across to the new Nintendo system extends to a variety of major third-party releases. Most recently, the developer's focus has been on bringing Digital ... Read more

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UB scientists make lava and douse it with water for science

Scientists from the University at Buffalo or UB are working to better understand volcanos. The process of gaining understanding involves creating lava and then blowing it up with the goal of illustrating the physics of lava-water interactions. The ... Read more

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Red Dead Online Review in Progress - Week 2

It's been a little over a week since we published our initial impressions of the Red Dead Online beta and, while there haven't been any grand new additions in terms of fresh missions or activities yet, I have had a different experience over the last ... Read more

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Satellite Snowman! Saturn Moons Align in Dazzling Photo

Two Saturn moons really seem to be getting into the holiday spirit. The icy satellites Dione and Rhea do their best impression of a snowman in a newly released photo captured by NASA's late Cassini spacecraft. The striking scene is a trick of ... Read more

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Lifespan extension at low temperatures depends on individual's genes, study shows

Why do we age? Despite more than a century of research (and a vast industry of youth-promising products), what causes our cells and organs to deteriorate with age is still unknown. One known factor is temperature: Many animal species live longer at ... Read more

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Mid-engined Corvette gets detailed walkaround in fan video

Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video. More videos on YouTube. Share. Include playlist. An error occurred while retrieving sharing information. Read more

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Deals on a pair of Chromebooks all this week from HP and Lenovo at Best Buy

Yesterday, I got an email tip from reader George, telling me about a great deal on the HP Chromebook X360. Unfortunately, when the tip came in, I was in class nearly all day, thanks to finals week. Coming home for dinner and reading the note, I figured ... Read more

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Comet Wirtanen Will Streak To Within 7 Million Miles Of Earth Next Weekend

Comet 46P/Wirtanen will streak to within seven million miles of Earth next weekend, giving astronomers a rare opportunity to use an array of ground- and space-based observatories to explore a comet's nucleus in unprecedented detail. Comet 46P/Wirtanen ... Read more

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Fortnite Forbidden Locations: Where To Dance? (Season 7, Week 1 Challenge Guide)

The start of a new Fortnite: Battle Royale season--Season 7--might mean there are all sorts of changes afoot, but it also means there are new challenges to complete. Among those available for Week 1 is one asking you to dance in seven different ... Read more

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UB scientists make lava and douse it with water for science

Scientists from the University at Buffalo or UB are working to better understand volcanos. The process of gaining understanding involves creating lava and then blowing it up with the goal of illustrating the physics of lava-water interactions. The ... Read more

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Will China's Chang'e-4 mission to dark side of moon encounter extraterrestrial ...

In a bid to become the world leader in the space race, China launched the Chang'e-4 probe to the dark side of the moon on December 7. It should be noted that this is the first-ever mission to the dark side of our natural satellite, and if everything ... Read more

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Geminid meteor shower peaks this week: What to know about the 'strongest ...

Stargazers, get ready to bundle up as you catch one of the best meteor shows of the year — the Geminid meteor shower. A sprinkle of stars will be visible in the night's sky this week as the winter meteor shower makes its annual appearance. The meteor ... Read more

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Russian crew to inspect mysterious hole in Soyuz spacecraft

Two Russian cosmonauts are preparing to venture outside the International Space Station to investigate a mysterious leak. It was spotted on 30 August in the Russian Soyuz spacecraft attached to the station. The crew quickly located and sealed the tiny ... Read more

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Google just brought the live visual search powers of Google Lens to iPhone

Google Lens is one of those neat that Google keeps coming up with. Many Android users are probably familiar with it, especially Pixel owners, as the app can quickly help out when you need information about various things around you and you don't want ... Read more

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AKG's signature studio sound goes straight to your head with these stunning cans

There are very few companies as capable of entering the competitive world of wireless noise-canceling headphones as AKG. The audio brand (now owned by Samsung) has a long history of making some of the best audio products on earth, so it stands to ... Read more

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Monster Hunter World's Iceborne Expansion: New Areas, Monsters, Gear, And More ...

Monster Hunter World is getting a icy-themed expansion, though its release is still far out. Following a tease at The Game Awards, Capcom held a special stream dedicated to the game where it revealed Iceborne, a massive expansion set to launch for PS4 ... Read more

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Corsair M65 RGB Elite Review: The FPS Gaming Mouse to Beat

We had extremely positive things to say about the previous-gen Corsair M65 mouse, from its comfortable grip to its innovative (at the time) sniper button. Four years of refinement have resulted in the Corsair M65 RGB Elite ($60): an FPS-centric gaming ... Read more

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The source of stem cells points to two proteins

Date: December 11, 2018; Source: Michigan State University; Summary: While other animal embryos grow outside the mother, their embryonic cells can get right to work accepting assignments, such as head, tail or vital organ. By contrast, mammalian ... Read more

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UB scientists make lava and douse it with water for science

Scientists from the University at Buffalo or UB are working to better understand volcanos. The process of gaining understanding involves creating lava and then blowing it up with the goal of illustrating the physics of lava-water interactions. The ... Read more

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Scientists create matter that filled the universe in its earliest moments

Researchers have recreated the tiny drops of matter that once filled the universe. The strange drips of matter form into three shapes: circles, ellipses and triangles. By smashing protons and neutrons into each other, the scientists were able to ... Read more

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Microsoft Teams is killing it in the business chat market

This device is unable to play the requested video. Microsoft's move six months ago to offer a free version of Teams to rival Slack has led to skyrocketing adoption, according to a survey by Spiceworks. Read more

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Leviathan Bundle available now in Fortnite

A new bundle is available for purchase in Fortnite – the Leviathan Bundle! Be a big fish in the vast pond of space, pick up the Leviathan Bundle today. Epic Games has taken to Twitter to announce that the Leviathan Bundle is available for purchase. It ... Read more

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The best smart home devices you can buy right now (Winter 2018)

Worldwide sales of voice assistant smart speakers have seen tremendous growth in the last year alone, and the same can be said of the smart home sector as a whole. The technology underpinning the products will continue to get better as prices come down ... Read more

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Buridan's donkey: Neuroscience resolves medieveal decision-making conundrum

The brain updates its preferences in real-time in order to choose between two equally attractive options, reveals a human neuroimaging and eye-tracking study published in JNeurosci. The research shows how we avoid becoming paralyzed by indecision like ... Read more

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AKG's signature studio sound goes straight to your head with these stunning cans

There are very few companies as capable of entering the competitive world of wireless noise-canceling headphones as AKG. The audio brand (now owned by Samsung) has a long history of making some of the best audio products on earth, so it stands to ... Read more

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Watch an explosive showdown between lab-made lava and water

Explosive experiments with human-made lava are helping to answer the question “What happens when lava and water meet?” By cooking up 10-gallon batches of molten rock and injecting them with water, scientists are shedding light on the basic physics of ... Read more

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Apple Pay Will Reportedly Launch in Germany This Week, Possibly Tomorrow

Apple Pay will make its long-awaited debut in Germany this week, according to German blog Macerkopf. The report, citing unnamed sources within German banking circles, says the launch will likely occur on Tuesday with mobile bank N26 and Comdirect ... Read more

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds PS4 review – cold chicken

Fortnite's biggest rival finally comes to PlayStation 4 but has it ended up late to its own party? thumbnail for post ID 8229381 Games Inbox: Do you want more games with Geralt from The Witcher? Almost two years after its debut, PlayerUnknown's ... Read more

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The Morning After: 'The mother of all demos'

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Besides our usual suggestions of new TV shows, movies and games to watch this week, we've got a 50-year-old video that you really should see. Also, the second human-made object has entered interstellar space, ... Read more

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Microsoft Teams' massive growth puts it ahead of Slack

In brief: When it comes to collaborative chat apps, Slack is one of the most popular options available, but the platform is languishing in the face of Microsoft Team's growing popularity. According to a new survey, the Redmond firm's software is now ... Read more

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Kingdom Hearts III Opening Movie Trailer Hints at the Game's Story

Square Enix has released an opening movie trailer for the upcoming RPG Kingdom Hearts III. While it features no actual gameplay, it shows the beautifully rendered environments and characters for the highly-anticipated third chapter of the series. While ... Read more

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Exploring Earth's final frontiers: Five Deeps Expedition attempts to visit the ...

For the last three years, a society of explorers, oceanographers, engineers and scientists has been secretly working on a project without precedent; now the adventurer Victor Vescovo will push the results of their labour to the limit. A collaboration ... Read more

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How to delete your Google+ account

In the 7 years since the launch of Google+ in 2011, the social network has been through a lot of trials and tribulations. Technically, the search engine giant's fourth attempt at a social network — following in the footsteps of such mishaps as Google ... Read more

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Traces of organic material was discovered on dwarf planet Ceres

Experts find it difficult to say whether the organic matter originated on the planet or it was brought “guests” from interstellar space. The data of the spacecraft NASA Down show that on the surface of Ceres, the carbon concentration can be several ... Read more

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Porsche Macan S gains new V6 power boost

Porsche has expanded its range of compact SUVs with the addition of the powerful Macan S. The new model from the sports car manufacturer features a new three-litre V6 turbocharged petrol engine. READ: More power and a whole lot of refinement: The ... Read more

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It looks like Rage 2 will be the next Bethesda game to skip Steam

It is no secret that Bethesda is trying to establish a foothold in the PC market with its own game launcher. Previously, most Bethesda games would launch on both Steam and Bethesda.net but that has started to change. Fallout 76 was the first game to ... Read more

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Soulja Boy Is Selling Gaming Consoles Named After Himself

Known rapper and video game fan Soulja Boy is selling two different types of ROM running emulators bearing his name called the SouljaGame Console and the SouljaGame Handheld. According to the rapper, the console possesses and is capable of ... Read more

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How do you optimize for Google Discover?

In fact, until very recently, Discover was actually called Google Feed. Like other feeds, Google's comes in the form of a series of cards meant to keep users up to date on the stories that matter most to them. The feed, which is based off a user's ... Read more

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Capcom's putting ads in Street Fighter 5 tomorrow

Capcom will put ads in Street Fighter 5 tomorrow, the publisher has declared. Called “sponsored content,” the ads will “remind” players about “costumes, bundles, and the Capcom Pro Tour,” Capcom said. They'll be positioned inside loading screens ... Read more

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The 10 best Doom mods you should play on its 25th birthday

It's time to blow out the Lost Soul-shaped candles and dig into the velvet cake made of pulverised giblets, because today Doom celebrates its 25th birthday. Advertisement. That's 25 years of glorious mods, ultraviolence and anxious parents concerned ... Read more

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'Infinity Blade' will live on inside 'Fortnite'

For any studio, stopping development on a game is never fun. Just ask Epic Games, which just announced that it will no longer dedicate any more resources to its Infinity Blade trilogy because it couldn't support the series to "a level that meets [its ... Read more

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NASA lunar orbiter now supporting commercial and international missions

WASHINGTON — A NASA spacecraft originally built as part of the previous effort to return humans to the moon is now playing a key role in the new effort at human lunar return, including aiding commercial landers. One element of the Vision for Space ... Read more

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Xiaomi and Honor kick off the race for pixels

After competing on who has the most cameras – with the new LG V40 ThinQ packing in no fewer than five – get ready to see smartphone makers ramp up the pixels. After Sony and Samsung unveiled new record-breaking 48-megapixel smartphone image ... Read more

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The 5 Best Nintendo Switch Games Of 2018

Switch's inaugural year was packed with arguably some of the best games Nintendo has ever made. Heavy-hitters like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey helped bring the console-handheld hybrid into the cultural ... Read more

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Black Armory: 'Destiny 2' Could Learn A Lot From 'Fortnite'

I'll get up to 600 soon enough. That's the power level I need to do basically anything in Black Armory, Destiny 2's newest mini-expansion that, apparently, is sort of fun once you can actually play it. I don't know, because I can't play any of it yet ... Read more

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"Fortnite" gamer "Mr. Dead Moth" arrested after assaulting wife while live ...

A popular "Fortnite" player in Australia was arrested and charged with assaulting his wife on Sunday after thousands of online viewers witnessed the apparent violent incident while he was live streaming, according to Network 10, a CBS News partner. Read more

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Clash of Clans December 'Winter' 2018 update live, here's what's new

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Clash of Clans today with the release of the December 'Winter' 2018 update. Following a week of sneak peeks, Supercell has announced the release of the Clash of Clans December update, aka the “Winter 2018” ... Read more

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Get the unlocked Sony Xperia XZ3 on Amazon with free Sony Xperia Ear Duo

It looks like Sony will be one of the very few major smartphone vendors to continue snubbing both the notch and the rapidly emerging hole-in-display trend next year, but if you're into Xperia flagships, you may want to consider buying the XZ3 right now. Read more

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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is 4 billion miles from Earth and will reach ...

Ultima Thule is located more than one billion miles beyond Pluto; New Horizons will perform a flyby of the distant asteroid and study its surface; It was launched in 2006 and sent photos back of Pluto from its 2015 mission; Astronomers hope the 25-mile ... Read more

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NieR:Automata Game Of The YoHRa Edition coming to PS4 and PC in February

One of the best games of the generation is getting a new definitive edition, but what about the inevitable sequel? PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - coming soon to PS4? Game review: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on PS4 serves up some cold chicken. Read more

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We study the climate - we chose not to fly to a conference on it

OPINION: This week, more than 20,000 Earth and planetary scientists from all over the world are converging on Washington for the annual gathering of the American Geophysical Union. They come together to celebrate the wonder of our planet and to swap ... Read more

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"Fortnite" gamer "Mr. Dead Moth" arrested after assaulting wife while live ...

A popular "Fortnite" player in Australia was arrested and charged with assaulting his wife on Sunday after thousands of online viewers witnessed the apparent violent incident while he was live streaming, according to Network 10, a CBS News partner. Read more

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Topological matters: Toward a new kind of transistor

Date: December 10, 2018; Source: DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Summary: An experiment has demonstrated, for the first time, electronic switching in an exotic, ultrathin material that can carry a charge with nearly zero loss at room ... Read more

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Epic removes all Infinity Blade games from the App Store

Infinity Blade, the medieval fighting / role-playing mobile game series from Epic Games, is no more, as the developer has removed all three entries in the franchise from Apple's App Store. The series has been dormant since 2013, when Infinity Blade III ... Read more

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Apple's W1 chip: What is it, and why don't Android users get a bite?

It's easy to harangue Apple for its gravitation toward proprietary hardware and near criminal prices — which we do — even we have to admit the Cupertino-based company's W1 chip promotes a seamless Bluetooth audio experience for iOS users. Read more

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NieR Automata: Game of the YoRHa Edition Revealed

Square Enix has announced NieR Automata: Game of the YoRHa Edition. This edition of NieR Automata will include the main game, all downloadable content and various in-game item bonuses. Below is a message from Yoko Taro, the game's director:. Read more

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Travelling to Mars will 'shave YEARS off astronauts life expectancy'

Numerous countries are currently developing plans to take man to the Red Planet in the next couple of decades, with NASA recently sending a rover to explore Mars more than ever before. But as well as the surface of Mars being a hostile environment for ... Read more

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Path Of Exile: Betrayal Peaks With Over 120K Players

Grinding Gear Games has been hard at work in delivering an experience like no other for Path of Exile players with the Betrayal expansion. We knew that from our interview with co-creator Chris Wilson. Likewise, we learned a lot of details about ... Read more

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Kotaku

Heather and I are going to hell today in Hades Early Access. Finally. Come hang out with us in the chat! Error loading player: No playable sources found. Share This Story. About the author. Paul Tamayo · Paul Tamayo. Video Producer, Kotaku. Hip-hop ... Read more

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Doom anniversary trailer celebrates 25 years of gore, crazy mods

Doom turned 25 on Monday. Bethesda. Bethesda on Monday released a Doom 25th anniversary trailer that showcases how far the iconic game series has come. It kicks off with the original PC version's four floppy discs and blasts through the series' ... Read more

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Hands on: Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 review

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is a true all-screen smartphone straight out of the future, yet it takes cues from our slider phone past. You physically slide the display down to expose the selfie camera, which ends up allowing for a 93% screen-to-body ratio on ... Read more

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Deal: Sony's great noise-canceling headphones are half off on Amazon

Sony is running a promotion on its WH-CH700N wireless noise-canceling headphones, so anyone interested can pick up a pair for 50% off. The deal is highlighted on Sony's official website, but you can only get them from various U.S. retailers. From all ... Read more

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Ferrari 812 Superfast, the Literally Named Supercar

At the intersection of circles in the Venn diagram of Ferrari, Car and Driver, and November 1971 lies a very special sliver of commonality. It was then that C/D organized the very first Cannonball Baker Sea-to-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash. The ... Read more

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Telegram version 5.0 released with new design, new features galore

Telegram, the messaging app with more than 200 million active users in four years, has just released a major update that brings lots of new things for both Android and iOS platforms. If you're an Apple user, you'll be pleased to know developers ... Read more

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Guacamelee! 2 bodyslams its way onto Nintendo Switch today

Looking for something colorful and addictive to play on your Switch over the impending holiday season? If you're Smashed out already, try Guacamelee! 2, which is now available on Nintendo Switch as of today. Players can take on the role of luchador ... Read more

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All-new Ford Ranger touts combined fuel economy of 23 mpg

The new Ford Ranger isn't trying to compete with the Toyota Prius on gas mileage, but Ford is touting new midsize pickup for its fuel efficiency. Powered by a standard 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the Ranger has an EPA-estimated fuel ... Read more

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Eruption!

You may have made your own volcanoes in the classroom, mixing bicarbonate of soda and vinegar in a plastic bottle and watching the carbon dioxide bubbles froth out at a faintly disappointing rate. The chemistry of real volcanoes is far more exciting, ... Read more

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A Friendly Reminder That You'll Be Able to Legally Import an Audi RS2 Avant ...

Life got you down? Sad about how the wagons seem to be dying across the board? Do those new Audi crossovers fail to stir anything in your rally-loving soul? Friend, if you're willing to wait just a bit longer, I have the answer to your (uniquely ... Read more

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Nokia 8.1 Review

As if HMD Global's number-and-decimal model hierarchy wasn't confusing enough, there has been a course correction with the Nokia 8.1. This phone is not in any way meant to be superior to last year's flagship Nokia 8 or the Nokia 8 Sirocco — from now ... Read more

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'Stardew Valley' Multiplayer Update Releases On Switch This Week, PS4 and Xbox ...

The Stardew Valley multiplayer update has been available on PC for a few months, but the jump to the Nintendo Switch comes later this week. This information comes by way of a blog post on the official Stardew Valley website. stardew-valley-multiplayer- ... Read more

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Deal: Sony's great noise-canceling headphones are half off on Amazon

Sony is running a promotion on its WH-CH700N wireless noise-canceling headphones, so anyone interested can pick up a pair for 50% off. The deal is highlighted on Sony's official website, but you can only get them from various U.S. retailers. From all ... Read more

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'Fire Emblem Heroes' Update 3.0.0 Now Available Bringing Book III of the Main ...

Fire Emblem Heroes (Free) version 3.0.0 just released on both iOS and Android and it is a major update bringing various story and other changes. If you haven't updated yet, get ready for a new icon and launch image right from the get go. This update ... Read more

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Rising Storm 2: Vietnam Gets Festive With Green Army Men Christmas Special Update

By Colin Stevens Rising Storm 2: Vietnam is getting in the holiday spirit with the free Green Army Men Christmas Special update launching on Steam on December 11. Tripwire Interactive has announced a Christmas-themed map as well as a seasonal helmet ... Read more

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Vanderbilt physicists help find compelling evidence for small drops of perfect ...

UPTON, NY — Scientists from Vanderbilt University and the University of Colorado have discovered that surprisingly small droplets of a nearly perfect fluid appear in nuclear collisions recorded by the PHENIX detector. Tiny projectiles seem to be ... Read more

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Fab Ninja-Gaiden-inspired retro platformer The Messenger is getting free DLC ...

Developer Sabotage has announced that its excellent retro platformer (with a twist!) The Messenger will be receiving a helping of free DLC next year on Switch and PC. Known as Picnic Panic, The Messenger's free DLC update will feature a vibrant ... Read more

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Hands on: Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 review

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is a true all-screen smartphone straight out of the future, yet it takes cues from our slider phone past. You physically slide the display down to expose the selfie camera, which ends up allowing for a 93% screen-to-body ratio on ... Read more

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Cuba Launches 3G Mobile Network

Cuba launched a 3G mobile network over the weekend to meet a long-time local demand, though the people still consider prices too high for the average pockets. CGTN's Luis Chirino reports. CGTN America. 144K subscribers. Subscribe · Cuba Launches 3G ... Read more

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Xiaomi Black Shark Gamepad 2.0 finally makes the Switch

When rumors of the Xiaomi-funded Black Shark started to circulate, mobile gamers were more than curious about the possibility of a phone that more or less turns into a Nintendo Switch-alike via removable controllers. When the first Black Shark came out ... Read more

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Dragon Age 4: Who is the Dread Wolf?

Thursday night's Game Awards offered much in the way of glitz, glam, and game teasers -- including an exclusive look at the fourth installment of BioWare's blockbuster Dragon Age series. BioWare has been known to offer painstaking amounts of detail in ... Read more

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Dusk Review – Feed My Head

Like the upcoming Backstreet Boys reunion tour, it's easy to dismiss the recent retro first-person shooter trend as just another side effect of '90s nostalgia. While there's no denying that this is partially true, this style of high-speed shooter never ... Read more

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Forgotten your phone? Google has a smart idea up its sleeve

The thought of being too far from a smartphone sends shivers down some people's spines. Now that could become a real sensation after Google and Levi's designed a “smart jacket” that vibrates if it senses that the wearer has left their phone behind. The ... Read more

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It's snowing more in Antarctica 'because of global warming', say scientists

Researchers say analysis of 53 ice cores from across the continent showed that snowfall had stopped seas rising by 10mm. 22:42, UK, Monday 10 December 2018. Additional ice mass gained from snowfall only makes up for about a third of overall ice. Read more

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McLaren 720S Spider revealed

McLaren has lifted the lid on its new 212mph 720S Spider. A drop-top version of the 720S Coupe, the Spider matches the hardtop's performance figures. It's capable of hitting 60mph in just 2.7 seconds and can reach a top speed of 212mph with the roof ... Read more

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The Forest Update Version 1.09 December Patch Available Now

The new update version 1.09 for The Forest is available now for PC and PS4. The patch features a new late game creature, some new buildable, a new weapon type, new clothing, and more. Advertisement. The Forest is a survival video game developed and ... Read more

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It's Been A Good Year For '90s Retro Shooters

In an age of analytics, where publishers looking for more ways to keep players engaged, legacies of the past have been discarded or stripped away. One such legacy that's still clinging to life is the art of the singleplayer FPS campaign, with the wide ... Read more

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OnePlus 6T's in-display fingerprint scanner gets better over time

One of the most noteworthy features of the OnePlus 6T is the in-display fingerprint scanner. This is a budding technology that we haven't seen on many mainstream devices yet. OnePlus calls this “Screen Unlock” and they recently took to their forums to ... Read more

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Xiaomi Black Shark Gamepad 2.0 finally makes the Switch

When rumors of the Xiaomi-funded Black Shark started to circulate, mobile gamers were more than curious about the possibility of a phone that more or less turns into a Nintendo Switch-alike via removable controllers. When the first Black Shark came out ... Read more

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Reflections on the Pale Blue Dot

ICMYI: A 2nd U.S. spacecraft is now exploring interstellar space. Both launched probably before you were born. Today NASA announced the Voyager 2 probe has left our solar system. Its original 5-year mission to the final frontier has last 41 years, and ... Read more

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AMD Outs New Vega 10 & 20 IDs With Linux Driver Patch

AMD may have accidentally revealed some new products containing its Radeon RX Vega 10 and Radeon RX Vega 20 graphics technologies. The company patched its RadeonSI Mesa and AMDKFD/AMDGPU kernel drivers with new PCI IDs; no other ... Read more

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Biological viruses could hold key to super-fast supercomputers

Scientists have come up with a groundbreaking way to make computers even faster by using a virus – and not the kind normally associated with technology. Scientists from MIT and the Singapore University of Technology and Design used a biological virus, ... Read more

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Dragon Age 4: Who is the Dread Wolf?

Thursday night's Game Awards offered much in the way of glitz, glam, and game teasers -- including an exclusive look at the fourth installment of BioWare's blockbuster Dragon Age series. BioWare has been known to offer painstaking amounts of detail in ... Read more

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Out Of This World! SpaceX Sends Christmas Dinner To ISS Astronauts

Christmas is all about giving, giving back, and helping those have some joy during the Holiday Season. The good folks over at SpaceX are playing Santa, doing so by delivering a special package to the astronauts that are now calling the International ... Read more

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Mars mission to affect space travellers' life span: Research

New Delhi : While astronauts are excited for the upcoming Mars Mission, there is a threat too. A research claims that the round trip will expose space travellers to dangerously high levels of solar radiation that is estimated to shorten their lifespan ... Read more

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Microsoft Surface Studio 2 is a wondrous device for creatives who can afford it

Gorgeous • expansive 28-inch screen • Beautiful • minimal design • All-in-one digital studio • with touchscreen. The Bad. Intimidatingly high price • Big change for Apple loyalists • Not a huge improvement from first gen. The Bottom Line. The Surface ... Read more

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Google's New AI Is a Master of Games, but How Does It Compare to the Human Mind?

For humans, chess may take a lifetime to master. But Google DeepMind's new artificial intelligence program, AlphaZero, can teach itself to conquer the board in a matter of hours. Building on its past success with the AlphaGo suite—a series of computer ... Read more

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'Rainbow Six Siege' Chat Filter Will Tell Players What Words They Can't Use

Rainbow Six Siege's anti-toxicity systems are evolving to include a chat filter that tells players exactly what word or phrase they can't use when chatting with teammates. Ubisoft has been expanding the game's features that prevent toxicity with ... Read more

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The game that kicked off a video game revolution turns 25 today

This story was adapted from an Obsession email sent February 12, 2018. Subscribe here and receive a daily deep dive into the overlooked crannies of the global economy. The video game Doom officially turns 25 years old today. It was released in its ... Read more

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q and Mobile Specs Seemingly Leaked

Just a few days ago, the GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q graphics card was spotted by Twitter user TUM_APISAK in a Lenovo 81HE laptop on Geekbench. The leaker has since reportedly discovered two recent 3DMark entries that seem to reveal specifications for ... Read more

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Google Fit update brings widgets and guided exercises this holiday season

Some of you might remember that Google Fit received a major update back in August, which brought a new design and some important improvements. Several months later Google is back with yet another update that adds some nifty features to the Android ... Read more

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East Antarctica's glaciers are stirring

Nasa says it has detected the first signs of significant melting in a swathe of glaciers in East Antarctica. The region has long been considered stable and unaffected by some of the more dramatic changes occurring elsewhere on the continent. But ... Read more

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Significant Digits For Monday, Dec. 10, 2018

You're reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. 330 feet long and 200 feet across. Despite the internet and Wikipedia and satellites and ubiquitous smartphones and video cameras, we don't know everything. And ... Read more

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Amazon is Running a Huge Green Monday Sale On Home Networking Gear

Today is Green Monday 2018, which is basically the Black Friday of December. That's certainly true for anyone looking to upgrade their home networking gear (or buy toys), because Amazon is running a sale that offers up Black Friday-level prices on ... Read more

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60-Second Astro News: Helium Exoplanets and a Supernova Surprise

This week in astronomy news: Inflated helium atmospheres surround two exoplanets, and the Kepler Space Telescope captures the moments around a supernova that hint at a companion star triggering the explosion. Read more

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HMD Global unveils Nokia 8.1 with 18W fast charging support at Rs 26999

NEW DELHI: HMD Global that makes and sells Nokia branded phones on Monday launched Nokia 8.1 in India for Rs 26,999. It is an Android One smartphone, which means it will have the latest Android version and regular security updates. The device is ... Read more