Tag Archives: gaming

‘Forza Horizon 4’ activates in-game bonuses for Mixer streams

Following a move we've seen executed by GTA Online and Facebook, Microsoft is using Forza Horizon 4 in-game bonuses to drive livestreams of the game on both the viewing and broadcasting sides. It gives streamers more reasons to play, and, of course,...

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Netflix Post Technology Alliance helps creators choose the best tools

Netflix has announced a new program that will apply a logo to products that meet the company’s delivery and technical specs. Called the Netflix Post Technology Alliance, the new logo program is intended to help content creators choose the tools that best enable them to create videos for the service

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NVIDIA Scanner: RTX GPU Overclock in one click

NVIDIA revealed a new bit of software this week in an API for their graphics cards called NVIDIA Scanner.

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Researchers create flying robot that mimics insect flight

Anyone who has ever tried to smack a fly that was annoying them knows how fast the little bugs can move and how agile they are. Scientists have been trying to create robots that can fly like insects and birds for a long time. A new flying robot has been created by researchers at TU Delft from the Micro Air … Continue reading

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Project Verify unveiled by major US carriers to eliminate app passwords

The United States’ four biggest wireless carriers — Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile — have teamed to launch Project Verify, a single sign-on service that reduces how many passwords someone needs. Project Verify is designed for smartphone users, existing to authenticate any apps that require logins so the user doesn’t have to enter a unique password. Unfortunately, an increasing number … Continue reading

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Polar Vantage V and M multi-sport watches are made for athletes

Polar has launched two new smartwatches, the Polar Vantage V and the Vantage M. Both models are designed for athletes who are serious about their workouts, including runners and swimmers who need a wearable way to track their exercise metrics. Both watches include continuous heart rate monitoring and Sleep Plus, a way to track the quality and amount of sleep

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iPhone battery replacement price hike is coming: Here’s what it’ll cost

Throughout 2018, Apple has been offering out-of-warranty battery replacements at a discount for some iPhone models. The story that got us to this point is actually rather long, and it involves Apple slowing down phones with old, worn out batteries to prevent random crashing. iPhone users naturally didn’t take kindly to that remote throttling, so Apple decided to extend an … Continue reading

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HomePod finally gets much-awaited, long-overdue features

While Apple’s recently concluded event focused on the new iPhone X generation and Apple Watch Series 4, that wasn’t the only big things the company had prepared. Outside of the spotlight, Apple announced an update to the HomePod that might make its $349 price tag finally worth it for some interested buyers. In addition to things like being able to … Continue reading

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Last week’s delayed Nintendo Direct premieres tomorrow

Last week, Nintendo was poised to premiere a new Direct broadcast centered around the Switch and 3DS when a significant magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit Hokkaido, Japan. Nintendo decided to delay the Direct hours before it was scheduled to go live, at the time declining to say when it would instead be published

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ASUS ROG Phone and all accessories come in a suitcase

One of the most interesting smartphones of the year is finally about to ship. And, no, we don’t mean the iPhone Xs, though that’s definitely interesting, too

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