Category Archives: Gadgets

SpaceX aims to make history 3 more times in 2018

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Tuesday’s Falcon Heavy launch made history, not only becoming the highest-capacity rocket platform since the Saturn V but accomplishing the first double autonomous booster landing. And that’s just the start of what could prove to be an epic year for SpaceX — if Elon Musk’s ambitious timeline isn’t delayed, say by high winds. There are […]

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TAG: Episode 04 | The State of E-Sports in India

E-sports in India has been in the spotlight for some time now. We’ve seen large prize money, the influx of several brands, and some interesting acquisitions in the space. With every e-sports firm clamouring to be the first in their respective niches such as Ucypher claiming to be the first in broadcasting e-sports in India […]

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PUBG: Army Attack and PUBG: Exhilarating Battlefield for Android and iOS Launched in China

Tencent has finally made good on its announcement of two PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) smartphone games in November. One is PUBG: Army Attack and is developed by Tencent’s Timi Studio. It has naval battles (something the PC games does not have) and sports a more arcade-styled aesthetic and feel. The other is PUBG: Exhilarating Battlefield developed […]

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YouTube temporarily cuts off Logan Paul's ad revenue

You’d think Paul would have laid low, having lost ad revenue, been cut from YouTube Creators’ Originals series and lost a YouTube Red deal for a sequel to his film, The Thinning. Since issuing the apology video, however, Paul has recently suggested on Twitter that he’d swallow Tide Pods and tried to monetize a video […]

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PAX Labs brings on Bharat Vasan as new CEO

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PAX Labs has a new CEO. The company, which makes loose-leaf vaporizers, has brought on Bharat Vasan as Chief Executive Officer. Vasan has spent the last 15 years in consumer hardware, serving as the President and COO of August Home, which was acquired by Swedish lock maker Assa Abloy in 2017. Before August, Vasan was […]

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Over 1 Billion Smartphones Will Feature Facial Recognition in 2020: Counterpoint

Facial recognition technology from Apple and Samsung will prompt other manufacturers to include the feature in their devices, a market research firm said on Thursday, adding that 1 billion smartphones will have some form of a face unlock solution in 2020. According to a report by Counterpoint Research, this development could lead to facial recognition […]

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Gordon Ramsay will insult your sandwiches with Alexa's help

Obviously, it can’t actually give you a valid critique, but it’s a surefire way to hear one of the chef’s infamous/hilarious putdowns directed at you… especially when you know your “idiot sandwich” deserves it. Want a sample? In the video below, the user asks what Ramsay thinks of his dish, and the chef replied with […]

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SimpliSafe upgrades the DIY home security experience

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SimpliSafe, a Boston-based home security company, launched their first security products in 2009 and the devices were a hit. Thanks to their home-security-in-a-box solution the average homeowner could install door sensors, glass-break microphones, and motion detectors without having to run wires or even have a salesperson visit their home. The Lego-like system of removable components […]

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Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Out this Year, To 'Dial Back' Sci-Fi: Report

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 could see a 2018 release date and will tone down the sci-fi elements of past games. It’s being developed by Treyarch, the studio behind previous games in the series. While previous reports of Call of Duty Black Ops 4 have come from industry insider Marcus Sellars, this latest confirmation […]

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Tesla’s big battery is undercutting Australia’s energy cartels

Traditionally, what happens during planned maintenance or system faults is that the Australian Energy Market Operator asks energy companies to contribute some of their network services, known as FCAS (frequency control and ancillary services). On January 14, it asked for 35MW. The major players — AGL, Origin and Engie — could only find 30MW of […]

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