Tag Archives: gaming

Uber tests picking up passengers along specific routes

Uber has a new feature that could save customers some precious, precious dollars. TechCrunch has discovered that the company is testing out what it calls "Smart Routes" for UberPool, wherein cars pick up passengers along a specific corridor instead...

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BlackBerry Passport with Android shows up in video

We’ve known for a while now that BlackBerry is looking to add Android to its own hardware, and in recent times we’ve seen the slider codenamed Venice which is purported to be the first BlackBerry phone running Google’s OS.

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GoGo gets the green light for its next-gen in-flight internet

In-flight internet comes with a kind of technological ambivalence -- the fact that it exists at all feels like a complete miracle, but at the same time it almost always totally sucks.

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Comcast to cover entire US footprint with Gigabit Internet by 2018

Comcast’s Vice President of Network Architecture Robert Howald has stated the service provider is planning to upgrade its entire cable network over the next two years, and that the upgrade will be able to accommodate speeds up to 10 Gpbs. Comcast is looking to start market trials of the DOCSIS 3.1 technology ("Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification") upgrade some … Continue reading

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Microsoft wants you to scan in 3D using only your phone

If you want to do some 3D scanning, you usually have to get either a dedicated scanner or a less-than-elegant add-on. Microsoft Research and the University of Oxford think there's a better way, though

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Qualcomm answers Apple M7 with Snapdragon 820’s co-chip

Qualcomm has detailed its coprocessor for the Snapdragon 820, a supercharged equivalent of Apple's M7 for low-power motion tracking, media playback, and photography. Dubbed the Hexagon 680 DSP, the new addition to the Snapdragon 820 is more than just Qualcomm's response to chips like the M7, which Apple uses to offset continuous data gathering from the main processor. Instead, it's … Continue reading

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Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto says company open to movies

Nintendo has some of the most iconic game characters out there in its library and some of those were created by Shigeru Miyamoto. The legendary game designer has stated that Nintendo is open to movie adaptations, which is good news and bad news

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OPPO R7 Plus brings its 6-inch body to international markets

When you name a device as your flagship, you better well be prepared to really spread it around. That goes double if you're a Chinese OEM intent on becoming a force to reckon with in the International market. That is exactly what OPPO is doing now as it launched its giant OPPO R7 Plus phablet upon the international market, particularly … Continue reading

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Windows 10 claimed to phone home despite privacy settings

If you still don't think that Windows 10 is a privacy disaster in the making, then this latest detective work might. At least, if you actually subscribe to it

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Brazil’s ASUS ZenFone 2 Deluxe has 256 GB of storage

It seems that ASUS is out to squeeze as much as it can from its ZenFone 2 champion. After announcing several variants in India, the manufacturer flew to Sao Paulo, Brazil to introduce the ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition. Don't be fooled by the similar name

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