Monthly Archives: April 2018

Mavericks: Proving Grounds release date, platforms & gameplay details

With the success of battle royale games like PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Fortnite, Automatron has announced that it too is developing a battle royale game – with a difference. The difference is the sheer scale of players, as Mavericks will offer huge 400-player battles in maps twice the size of those available in PUBG. Is a […]

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Acer Predator Orion 9000 Review

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Announced in the middle of last year, but only now becoming available to buy in the UK. Acer’s Predator Orion 9000 made headlines thanks to its eye-catching design coupled with ultra-high-end components including processors with up to eighteen cores. You can buy the Predator Orion 9000 directly from Acer’s website (currently on a waiting list). […]

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Ready Player One Is Spielberg’s Best Opening Weekend Since Indy 4

Share. Pacific Rim Uprising slips all the way to fifth. By Alex Osborn Ready Player One surpassed expectations at the domestic box office this weekend, opening in first place with an estimated $41.2 million. Including its opening Thursday night sales, the film has made a total of $53.2 million domestically, which is the biggest opening […]

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Most Brits have problems with their broadband

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Three fifths of broadband customers have had problems with their provider over the past 12 months, with Virgin Media the most complained about company and price the biggest concern, according to research from Which? The consumer watchdog looked at customers of ther 12 biggest internet service providers (ISPs) in the UK ahead of the launch […]

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China’s 9-ton Tiangong-1 space station will burn up tonight, but no one knows quite where

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What goes up must come down. That’s generally the rule, anyway, certainly for spacecraft that have fulfilled their purpose and have no way to stay in orbit. Such is the case of Tiangong-1, China’s first space station, which after nearly 7 years in space is making an uncontrolled descent and should provide a nice fiery […]

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DARPA wants new ideas for autonomous drone swarms

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The Defense Department’s research wing is serious about putting drones into action, not just one by one but in coordinated swarms. The Offensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics program is kicking off its second “sprint,” a period of solicitation and rapid prototyping of systems based around a central theme. This spring sprint is all about “autonomy.” The idea […]

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JBL Link 500 review – CNET

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One of the great things about both the Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa voice control platforms is that they’re open. Unlike with Siri — which is only available in Apple-made devices — it’s easy for third-party companies to make compatible smart home devices that work with both of them. That means, in effect, that companies […]

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Jio Prime Renewal Option Not Visible In MyJio App? Try This

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The Jio Prime renewal option can be seen in a banner when you open the MyJio app Jio Prime subscription for all users has already expired, but as the operator has announced, it will remain free for one more year for all customers who have paid for the service once. Of course, you need to apply […]

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Facebook plans crackdown on ad targeting by email without consent

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Facebook is scrambling to add safeguards against abuse of user data as it reels from backlash over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Now TechCrunch has learned Facebook will launch a certification tool that demands that marketers guarantee email addresses used for ad targeting were rightfully attained. This new Custom Audiences certification tool was described by Facebook representatives […]

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