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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has officially launched on iOS and Android

Hot on the heels of Fortnite launching its iOS beta last week, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (the other hot battle-royale game) has gone one better and made its official debut on both iOS and Android. Late last year, there was talk of a port of the popular PC and Xbox One title making its way to mobile , and this rolled out in China earlier in February this year. Now, PUBG has become available on both iOS and Android… and it actually goes alright. As its free price-tag may suggest, the mobile ve

By | 2018-03-19T22:25:43+00:00 March 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Philips tests internet over light waves in a real-world office

Unlike Wi-Fi, which transmits and receives data via radio waves, Li-Fi generates a two-way broadband connection via light waves, and it supposedly can reach speeds over 100 times faster than Wi-Fi. The Dutch tech company has created LED office lighting panels that integrate a specialized modem directly inside the fixture. One of Philips Light's LED luminaires (Credit: Philips Light) (Image: © Philips Light)And while line-of-sight requirements could prove frustrating, Philips claims this limitati

By | 2018-03-19T15:11:57+00:00 March 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

AMD Ryzen Threadripper is seeing its best deals since Black Friday

AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors are seeing such dramatic discounts that you might say they’re on a Threadripper tear – and immediately apologize for such a ridiculous pun. Meanwhile, the Ryzen Threadripper 1900X could be had for roughly $430, which is again a steal compared to its original $549 (£375, AU$630) price. Of course, with rumors of Threadripper 2nd generation looming over the horizon, these super sales on existing chips shouldn’t surprise us. Multiple chips are dropping below their a

By | 2018-03-19T14:19:22+00:00 March 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The next big Windows 10 upgrade should install way faster

Microsoft has whittled down its major Windows 10 upgrade installation process to an average of 30 ‘offline’ minutes through its Windows Insider Preview builds of Redstone 4 , the codename for the next marquee Windows 10 update. So, if you’ve held off from installing previous titled Windows 10 updates on account of their lengthy installation times, Microsoft wants to do better by you. The company made the announcement as part of a Windows Insider blog post , showcasing gradual improvement over th

By | 2018-03-19T14:14:34+00:00 March 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Facebook’s latest gaming move has Twitch and YouTube Gaming in its sights

Now, Facebook is looking to get even more mixed in with a new Software Development Kit (SDK) that puts a strong emphasis on game streaming, especially on the popular front of PC gaming. And, this isn't Facebook's first shot at game streaming, either. For developers, the new SDK is positioned as a way to draw in more community engagement and get gamers sharing. The new SDK will be available for developers soon, and applies to mobile, PC and console gaming. We're on the ground at the Game Develope

By | 2018-03-19T13:10:26+00:00 March 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Android Oreo for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus now on Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint

Samsung Galaxy S8 and the larger Galaxy S8 Plus launched one year ago next week, and they're finally getting the long-awaited Android Oreo update in the US. "We are beginning to roll out Android Oreo to select US Galaxy smartphones, starting with the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+," a Samsung spokesperson told TechRadar. Android Oreo brings these new features to S8The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus on Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile are going to be able to take advantage of several new features after upda

By | 2018-03-19T13:02:28+00:00 March 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

BlackBerry and Microsoft team up to get the most out of your work phone

BlackBerry has announced it is partnering with Microsoft to release BlackBerry Enterprise BRIDGE, which combines some of Microsoft's most popular programs with BlackBerry's secure, mobile working tools. The new service allows customers to access Microsoft mobile apps, including Office 365 favourites such Excel, PowerPoint and Word, from within the BlackBerry Dynamics service - available on any iOS or Android device. “BlackBerry has always led the market with new and innovative ways to protect co

By | 2018-03-19T13:01:30+00:00 March 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Amazon is breaking into online game tournaments

With each passing day, Amazon becomes more and more of a video game company. Today Amazon announced its next big leap in video games: competitive gaming – specifically, a new competitive gaming service called GameOn. GameOn will integrate with some mobile titles you already know and play to offer you real-world rewards from the Amazon Store. (Think eSports rewards but for the people who can only invest a few hours in a game each week rather than a few dozen.) Amazon has not yet announced what pr

By | 2018-03-19T12:18:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dell Latitude 5290 2-in-1 review

With solid hardware, a rugged but elegant build, tight security features, and a certain cool factor, the Latitude 5290 is everything the on-the-go professional wants – but it isn’t cheap. Enter the Dell Latitude 5290 2-in-1 (not to be confused with the Dell Latitude 5290 Business Laptop), an enterprise-oriented detachable device that the venerable Texas manufacturer hopes will capture some of that suddenly up for grabs 2-in-1 territory. Dell’s website sells the Latitude 5290 2-in-1 we tested for

By | 2018-03-19T12:00:38+00:00 March 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Uber suspends public self-driving tests after pedestrian struck and killed

Following a fatal accident in Tempe, Arizona, Uber has suspended all self-driving tests on public roads across North America. Sometime early Monday morning, an Uber self-driving car in autonomous mode struck a pedestrian walking outside of a crosswalk. In response, Uber has suspended all self-driving tests in Tempe, as well as in San Francisco, Pittsburgh and Toronto, the New York Times reports. Uber also released a brief statement concerning the incident, stating that, “Our hearts go out to the

By | 2018-03-19T11:53:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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