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"Double Dragon IV" Is Coming To PC and PlayStation 4
- December 27, 2016

Double Dragon IV is the direct sequel to Double Dragon II , one of the most popular brawlers on the NES and in arcades of the 1980s. Double Dragon Neon was neat modern realization of the series, and now that Arc System Works has taken the reigns one might think it would get some nice Guilty Gear style art or at least some sort of modern graphics, but they made a decision to go retro. (more...)
Uber Stops San Francisco Driverless Tests DMV Revokes Test Fleet Registration Uber Stops San Francisco Driverless Tests DMV Revokes Test Fleet Registration
- December 24, 2016

But Uber says it doesn't need that permit. Rather than pay $150 for a permit go through an expedited approval process, and continue operating the self-driving pilot program in San Francisco , Uber chose to pack up its toys and move to Arizona. (more...)
Why Spy Agencies Are Feuding With Republicans Over Russian Hacking
- December 18, 2016

The president is ending his eighth year in office with his own popularity on the rise, though Trump's election is expected to unwind many of Obama's policies. "The Russians can't change us or significantly weaken us", Obama said at the White House presser. That wasn't news. The president-elect during the campaign said so and some folks who had made a career out of being anti-Russian didn't say anything about it. (more...)
TCL will officially manufacture and sell BlackBerry devices
- December 17, 2016

Back in September, BlackBerry had announced that it was done designing and building smartphones and would rely on hardware partners in the future to build and sell BlackBerry branded phones. While the deal is declared as "global", there are few regional limitations like in countries such as Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and India. (more...)
New Pokemon Go Pokemon Added To Mobile Game In Big Update
- December 13, 2016

Additionally, Pokemon Go has added a holiday update that introduces a version of Pikachu who is wearing a festive hat. While it's not the most inclusive thing and could be seen as deaf to the many cultures that grace this lovely planet of ours, it is cute. (more...)
New Galaxy S8 Rumor Removes A Major Features New Galaxy S8 Rumor Removes A Major Features
- December 08, 2016

Understandably, the move to remove the headphone jack irked a lot of people - this writer included. Samsung only acquired audio technology expert Harman for $8 billion last month , but fingers are already pointing to Harman branded speakers for the Galaxy S8. (more...)
Lufthansa says some flights will be canceled November 27 Lufthansa says some flights will be canceled November 27
- November 27, 2016

The union said the offer was not new as it had already been proposed to workers two months ago and it dismissed Lufthansa's statement on Friday as a "public relations move". The group's other airlines - Germanwings, Air Dolomiti and Brussels Airlines - have not been affected by the strike. At the same time, the pilots' union said that as of Saturday night, normal flights would resume, so as not to inconvenience passengers travelling for the holidays. (more...)
Great Deals On Xbox And Surface Ranges! Find Out More Here! Great Deals On Xbox And Surface Ranges! Find Out More Here!
- November 26, 2016

Comparing pricing and release dates for the two consoles is tough, because while we know everything that we need to about the PS4 Pro , there are a lot of question marks around the Scorpio. Black Friday at GameStop is finally here. You can also get the S Gears of War 4 bundle by paying only an additional $20. PS4 Pro is said to be the victor when it comes to the overall performance of the two gaming consoles and twice as powerful as the standard PS4. (more...)
Pokemon Sun and Moon: 'Splash' Move Useful Now Pokemon Sun and Moon: 'Splash' Move Useful Now
- November 15, 2016

Z-Moves just aren't attacks with powerful damage output, most have unique traits and will actually change depending on the base move you initiate first. We also see Alolan Diglett and Dugtrio. Finally, two more Ultra Beasts debuted. They will play a big role in the story and it has been confirmed you will be able to catch these Beasts just like ordinary Pokemon when the time comes. (more...)
Sorry Canada, UK - HTC Bolt is Exclusive to the US Sorry Canada, UK - HTC Bolt is Exclusive to the US
- November 15, 2016

In other words, despite not having a flawless track record, this source is still pretty reliable when it comes to HTC-related leaks, so there's good reason to believe this report is legit. This unit has support for Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 technology to reduce the time taken to fully charge the handset. The front-facing camera has 8 megapixels and 1080p video capabilities. (more...)
Samsung Recalls 2.8 Million Exploding Washing Machines
- November 05, 2016

Now is a good time to replace your top loading Samsung washing machine as all major appliance retailers have kicked off Black Friday 2016 appliance sales. A YouTube video uploaded by user Micah Martin in April 2015 claims to show the aftermath of a Samsung washing machine explosion. Samsung is offering free repairs, a rebate on the cost of a new machine or a full refund for machines purchased in the last 30 days. (more...)
Samsung To Invest More Than $1 Billion In Austin Facility Samsung To Invest More Than $1 Billion In Austin Facility
- November 04, 2016

The U.S. unit of Samsung Electronics said on November 1 that it would expand the system LSI capacity in order to keep pace with the production of system-on-chip products used in mobile and other electronic devices. "I was glad to discuss this with Samsung when our trade delegation visited Korea, and I'm thrilled that this plan is coming to fruition", said Austin Mayor Steve Adler. (more...)
12 percent of Illinois voters have cast ballots 12 percent of Illinois voters have cast ballots
- November 03, 2016

Three early voting sites remain open this week. Voters arrive to cast their ballots in primary elections at the Simpson Voting House, built in 1891 on April 26, 2016 in New Alexandria , Pennsylvania. He added,"20 percent of Republicans who say they're not going to vote for Trump could be changing". The office will be open for voting each day between 9 a.m. (more...)
Infinite Warfare Free with All PS4's Bought November 4th and 5th Infinite Warfare Free with All PS4's Bought November 4th and 5th
- November 03, 2016

The sudden appearance of the much-awaited titles in the Windows store is a surprise element of surprise, but let's not forget here that the listings are only meant for PCs and would most likely not work on the Xbox Play Anywhere program. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare releases this week for Xbox One , PlayStation 4 and PC. This is a well-requested feature, given that some items are hard to find within the game. (more...)
Samsung should learn from the Galaxy Note 7 crisis, says CEO Samsung should learn from the Galaxy Note 7 crisis, says CEO
- November 02, 2016

Translation? A lot will be riding on the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 devices when they come out. After the survey was completed, the results showed that half of those 24 Galaxy Note 7 users said that they have or they will choose an Apple iPhone instead of the Galaxy Note 7 . (more...)
The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim PS3 vs PS4 Special Edition Comparison The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim PS3 vs PS4 Special Edition Comparison
- October 28, 2016

Skyrim Special Edition isn't out until tomorrow, October 28, but players have already begun receiving their copies, revealing the size of the day one update. Ironically, console gamers won't be able to use console commands, either. "They've now made four games in a row, all of which were named Game of the Year , and they have a right to decide what they're interested in working on next and which direction they want to go". (more...)
Nintendo Switch has already got a HUGE library of games come release Nintendo Switch has already got a HUGE library of games come release
- October 23, 2016

Nintendo offered a sneak preview of a new gaming system that can be used both as a traditional console as well as a handheld device which will launch in March 2017. Outside of the details about the new name and the Joy-Con controllers, Nintendo still isn't saying that much about the Switch . The directional pad has been a mainstay of Nintendo's consoles since the NES - home of the original " Super Mario Bros.", " The Legend of Zelda " and "Metroid" games . (more...)
STD cases are at an all-time high in the US STD cases are at an all-time high in the US
- October 21, 2016

In New York, the breakdown was a little different: chlamydia cases have risen by 4.9 percent, gonorrhea is up by 23.1 percent, and syphilis is up by 9.3 percent statewide. Jonathan Merrin, director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention for the CDC. Nationally, according to the CDC data , chlamydia , gonorrhea , and syphilis are at an all-time high. (more...)
Investors Targeted Stocks: General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Investors Targeted Stocks: General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)
- October 20, 2016

Finally, Natixis raised its position in shares of General Motors by 576.0% in the first quarter. Catamount Wealth Management now owns 3,451 shares of the company's stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 901 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Amazon Launches All-New Prime Photos Experience with Family Vault Amazon Launches All-New Prime Photos Experience with Family Vault
- October 19, 2016

Not anymore, though: With the launch of Amazon Family Vault , Prime members can invite up to five family members (or friends) to share photos. The tool also includes 5GB of storage for videos and other files. Photo printing with free delivery for Prime Members: Customers can now order photo books, cards, and prints directly on the web from their Prime Photos account. (more...)