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Tech HTC Vive Pro VR headset now available for $799
Author: 0 HTC Vive Pro VR headset now available for $799

Compared to the HTC Vive, the HTC Vive Pro features higher-resolution displays, built-in headphones for improved audio, and a redesigned head-strap that will make it more comfortable to wear. Vive Pro has an integrated microphone with Hi-Res certificate headset. "The Vive Pro comes with dual-OLED displays", HTC announced in its statement (via ), "making for a crisper image resolution of 2880 x 1600 combined, a 78% increase in resolution over the current Vive HMD".

Tech New God of War Preview Shows-Off Fifteen Minutes of New Gameplay
Author: 0 New God of War Preview Shows-Off Fifteen Minutes of New Gameplay

Santa Monica Studios and Sony Interactive Entertainment have returned in 2018 with another installment of God of War for the PS4. At any rate, we will just have to wait and see what the future holds for God of War as a whole. It's a huge change for the game's hero, which isn't taken lightly by developer Santa Monica Studios when they announced the new PlayStation 4 game back at E3 2016.

Tech All-electric race auto REVEALED ahead of Pikes Peak debut
Author: 0 All-electric race auto REVEALED ahead of Pikes Peak debut

The wild vehicle, which is linked with VW's upcoming ID family of road-going electric cars, will compete in Pikes Peak's Electric Modified Class, in which VW aims to set a record time. This year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will take place on June 24 in Colorado. The 19.96-km (12.4-mile) route starts at just above 9,000 feet and climbs to the summit at 14,115 feet above sea level.

Tech Fortnite Blitz Launches On PS4 And Here's How To Play
Author: 0 Fortnite Blitz Launches On PS4 And Here's How To Play

But even that game hasn't hit the top 10 for downloads in markets like Canada, where it launched early. In order to be accepted for this position, you must have a strong internet connecting and play on a gaming PC , PlayStation 4 , or Xbox One .

Tech PUBG Mobile (finally!) hits the Play Store in the US
Author: 0 PUBG Mobile (finally!) hits the Play Store in the US

The free version of the last-player-standing shooter replicates the action and the first map from the original PC build, but it does it with less detailed graphics. Following on from last week's soft launch in the Canadian Google Play store, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is now available in the U.S. and a variety of other territories on both iOS and Android devices, presumably a move from Tencent to take the fight to Fortnite Mobile which recently launched in a closed beta state.

Tech Google's Android P will block apps built for Android 4.1 or lower
Author: 0 Google's Android P will block apps built for Android 4.1 or lower

Android P , the upcoming iteration of Google's Android Operating System is set to come with a host of new features. Thus all apps targeting below this API level will not work on Android P version of the operating system. So starting with Android P , minimum supported apps will be above Android 4.2, and new app submissions will have to target Android 8.0 Oreo or above.

Tech Google Pixel 2 users reportedly facing voice messaging problems
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 users reportedly facing voice messaging problems

The offer on Google Pixel 2 will give you a free 18 W charger but no $200 credit. The company can not slash the price of the flagship phones as they see the profit margins. The cost will automatically be deducted upon checkout. While this is a rare opportunity to score the Google Pixel 2 XL for the same price as the base model , the smartphone is pretty large.

Tech Amazon Has a New Strategy to Win Over Video Game Developers
Author: 0 Amazon Has a New Strategy to Win Over Video Game Developers

It also allows for easy scaling, which lets developers better focus on game development. READ NEXT : Airbus chooses G Suite for its digital transformation strategy "Game developers have consistently told us they are looking for ways to increase player engagement and retention", said Marja Koopmans , Director, Amazon Competitive Gaming .

Tech Sonic Mania Plus' New Content Won't Be Free After All, Says Sega
Author: 0 Sonic Mania Plus' New Content Won't Be Free After All, Says Sega

Sonic Mania Plus will be coming to Xbox One , PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in summer 2018 for $29.99. Sega will provide further details on the cost of the Encore DLC at a later time, but, again, we're hoping that it won't go past $10, because that would be bad news for the speedster.

Tech Apple's Developing Its Own MicroLED Displays at a Secret Facility
Author: 0 Apple's Developing Its Own MicroLED Displays at a Secret Facility

Bloomberg's Mark Gurman is reporting that Apple is developing its own MicroLED screens for future Apple Watches and iPhones that would make them thinner, brighter, and more energy efficient. According to sources familiar with the situation, the MicroLED technology that Apple is working on is now "at an advanced stage". Despite enjoying hyped created around the 10th anniversary iPhone, Apple could manage to sell 77.3 million units of iPhone in the first fiscal quarter of 2018 - 1 ...

Tech Looks Like A LEGO The Incredibles Game Is On The Way
Author: 0 Looks Like A LEGO The Incredibles Game Is On The Way

Once again, the game will be developed by TT Games and published by Warner Bros. A Lego DC Villains game was also leaked at the same time as Lego The Incredibles , with Comicbook.com reporting that the game would feature iconic characters like Harley Quinn, Lex Luthor, and Joker.

Tech Uber puts self-driving vehicle tests on hold after fatality
Author: 0 Uber puts self-driving vehicle tests on hold after fatality

The company said it has paused its self-driving operations across North America in the wake of the crash. The woman - who is yet to be named - died of her injuries in hospital. In addition to Arizona, the ride-sharing company has been running tests of self-driving cars in San Francisco, Pittsburgh and Toronto. Uber started testing in Arizona in December 2016 after it was forced to shut down its self-driving vehicle program in San Francisco for failing to obtain the proper permit.

Tech How to play Sea of Thieves early with Xbox Game Pass
Author: 0 How to play Sea of Thieves early with Xbox Game Pass

Folks playing the game early on Reddit have confirmed that the Day One Patch is available from the General Clothing Shop in Sea of Thieves , and can be yours for just one coin. We should also remember that Sea of Thieves will be added to the Xbox Game Pass since its launch. "This means that when Sea of Thieves launches on March 20, it will be included in Xbox Game Pass to all members".

Tech Retailers join Google search program to fend off Amazon
Author: 0 Retailers join Google search program to fend off Amazon

The retailers will each pay Google a percentage of each purchase in exchange for being listed and allowing users to link to their respective loyalty programs. For instance, a shopper looking for decoration items for the home on their phone can see the listing of the same from a retailer and add that to their Express cart.

Tech Tinder's parent company takes Bumble to court
Author: 0 Tinder's parent company takes Bumble to court

According to Match, Bumble's in-app mechanics and layout is really, really similar to two patents it developed and now uses on Tinder . Since its founding in late 2014, Bumble has established itself as a serious player in the world of online dating.

Tech Twitter could soon ban ads promoting cryptocurrencies
Author: 0 Twitter could soon ban ads promoting cryptocurrencies

Twitter's new advertising policy will be implemented in two weeks. This reported coming ban from Twitter would make three major online advertising companies banning cryptocurrency advertising, with Google and Facebook being top online marketing platforms.

Tech Apple is developing own MicroLED screens
Author: 0 Apple is developing own MicroLED screens

According to Bloomberg , Apple is designing and producing test samples of the MicroLED displays at its secret manufacturing facility in Santa Clara, California. And two, it was imperative for Apple to control as numerous underlying technologies in its products as possible. This past May, a report surfaced indicating that Apple in 2017 placed an order for a batch of MicroLED screens for testing in future products.

Tech Sprint Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8
Author: 0 Sprint Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8

With this, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be updated to Experience UI 9.0 from 8.5 version. However, the Galaxy Note 8 has started receiving the update already. The wide-angle lens comes with aperture f/1.7, 1.4-micron pixel size, 77-degree field of view. In terms of camera, the phone has dual rear 12MP +12MP sensors with f/1.7 aperture lens, Dual Pixel technology, and 2x optical zoom support.

Tech The Morgantown Church of Christ hosts sixth annual Easter Egg Hunt
Author: 0 The Morgantown Church of Christ hosts sixth annual Easter Egg Hunt

Using specially-created plastic eggs that contain a buzzing mechanism, participants will use their sense of hearing to locate the eggs, and then exchange them for ones filled with candy. After the beginning festivities the kids were broken up into age groups before the hunt began. All children must be accompanied by a supervising adult.

Tech Budget: Buhari threatens to sack heads of 50 govt agencies, others
Author: 0 Budget: Buhari threatens to sack heads of 50 govt agencies, others

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki described the meeting as a good one, being an interaction between the executive and the National Assembly leadership. It would also be recalled that in the wake of the Senate's passage of the Amendment Bill on February 14, 10 senators led by Senator Abdullahi Adamu had protested against the new sequence, and staged a walkout on the Senate.

Author: 0 Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM) Declines 0.11% for Mar 15

The company had a trading volume of 450,490 shares, compared to its average volume of 888,629. This year's performance is 3.47% while this quarter's performance is -2.37%. The original version of this news story can be accessed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2018/03/14/raymond-james-financial-services-advisors-inc-has-765000-holdings-in-vanguard-sht-term-govt-bond-etf-vgsh.html.

Tech Another Nintendo Direct Is Around the Corner, This Time Focusing on 'Nindies'
Author: 0 Another Nintendo Direct Is Around the Corner, This Time Focusing on 'Nindies'

According to Castle Pixel itself, it was approached by Nintendo at PAX to port the game to Switch, and after the title's poor showing on PC resources were shifted from the company's next project straight to the port. The latest Nindies Showcase that aired previously showed off several awesome, hotly-anticipated titles, mainly Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes and Shovel Knight: King of Cards .

Tech Microsoft creates AI translation system as good as human
Author: 0 Microsoft creates AI translation system as good as human

Part of the difficulty in achieving human party in machine translation is that two humans may translate the same phrase differently, but technically correctly, Ming Zhou , assistant managing director of Microsoft Research Asia and head of a natural language processing group that worked on the project, said .

Tech Exchange your old phone - Mi India
Author: 0 Exchange your old phone - Mi India

Then you have to tick on the terms and conditions box and click on "Get exchange coupon". 6. You can now exchange your old smartphones and get an exchange value that can be used to buy a new Xiaomi smartphone at lower price. Your Mi account will be credited with the exchange value coupon, instantly. For instance, you can't exchange your OnePlus 5T for the new Xiaomi phone.

Tech Though invite-only, Fortnite Battle Royale tops iOS charts at launch
Author: 0 Though invite-only, Fortnite Battle Royale tops iOS charts at launch

If you haven't played before, you will have to create an account to join the fortnite For iOS waitlist. Fortnite publisher Epic Games upped demand of the cell phone version of the game by making the download invite only, "those are being very sparingly handed out", Shankman explained.

Tech Sonic Mania Plus Receives Physical Release This Summer
Author: 0 Sonic Mania Plus Receives Physical Release This Summer

Competition Mode expanded to four players. Sega confirmed that owners of the game's original digital version can pay for an unlock of the Plus content, though the company was not ready to confirm a price. Also the game cover is a Genesis/Mega Drive reversible one. Sonic Mania Plus will have a number of new features. Many would comment that Sega was forced into making an official statement about the release of the game as enthusiastic fans were insistent about the news of the release of ...