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Volkswagen ID Buzz to go on-sale in 2022 as electric-only van


Buzz concept electric vehicle. Buzz concept in Detroit in January, reinventing the iconic Kombi van as an autonomous electric microbus , the general reaction was "Yawn". Like the show vehicle, the production version will have its batteries mounted in the floor and because, says VW, the electric drive system doesn't take up much room, the front and rear axles can be pushed apart to create plenty of room inside and both short front and rear overhangs. Read More »

Christian Pulisic: 'I would give my goal a B grade'


Pulisic scored three times and made six assists in 29 appearances in the Bundesliga last term. "I was really happy for Mario Gotze", he said. "I have to train hard". Mathew Leckie scored twice on his league debut for Hertha Berlin to beat promoted Stuttgart 2-0 at home. Last Saturday, Schuerrle played in Dortmund's 4-0 German Cup win at minnows Rielasingen-Arlen, who play in the sixth tier of German football, but his torn thigh means he is out until mid-September at the earliest. Read More »

Manchester United in second 4-0 thrashing


Mourinho stressed his "stability and discipline" remained the same despite the promise of the opening-weekend win which saw Lukaku score twice on his debut and Matic star in midfield, saying: "We are not the favourites, not the dream team". Read More »

Andromeda gets no DLC as single-player support comes to an end


Story-based APEX multiplayer missions will also "further expand on the Pathfinder's journey" through Andromeda , but as far as Mass Effect: Andromeda's single-player content is concerned, BioWare has nothing planned whatsoever. Although Bioware appears to be champing it out despite the consistently negative reviews for Andromeda , it remains a question as to how long they will continue to support the title at all. Read More »

Star Wars Battlefront II: Starfighter Assault is the Air Superiority of Space


At the very least, at least Battlefront II will launch with space battles. Unlike 2015 original, this time, Battlefront II has a campaign, which is being created by developer Motive. The mode is expected to debut next week at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. We don't get to see Luke in action for long. It is important to note, however, that the footage is not part of the title's gameplay, but instead only an in-engine video. Read More »

Boston Red Sox: Rafael Devers already looks like a Yankee-killer

Sale came into Saturday carrying the best ERA against the Yankees of any player since the statistic started being counted. The Yankees got to Matt Barnes for a run in the 8th. "You see a kid out there playing the game and he's playing it the right way". John Farrell adjusts his lineup based on handedness. That means a fair amount of Chris Young and maybe a day off for the 20-year-old wunderkind Devers. Read More »

Essential Phone : Next-Gen Smartphone accepting pre-orders


Here's the good news that we are going to unveil, and that is the much-awaited Essential Phone is up for purchase. Telus will also sell the Essential 360 Camera for $270. The smartphone comes with a 5.7-inch QHD (2560 x 1312 pixels) display with 19:10 aspect ratio. In addition, the smartphone will feature a monochrome sensor of the f/1.85 aperture. Read More »

Intel CEO Resigns From Trump Business Council After Charlottesville Attack


His resignation from President Donald Trump's manufacturing council has resonated positively across the spectrum of healthcare consumers, as well with a broader mainstream audience. But as criticism of Trump's commentary on the situation mounted, he quit too. Trumka is one of the best-known manufacturing leaders in the country. Read More »

Get a Look at the Wildspire Waste in Monster Hunter


Monster Hunter: World was announced at this year's E3 by Capcom , and is an open-world action role-playing game. The third step is to collect the materials from the monster. Gear up with your fellow hunters to take down the fearsome creatures that have claimed this territory as their own. North American hunters will get their chance to play the game at PAX West in Seattle. Read More »

Apple's 'how-to' videos for iPad Pro hints iOS 11 is nearly here!


The latest app will allow users to enter Notes with a quick tap on iPad's lock screen, and send Mail attachments without transporting the current document onto another app. Apple is likely about a month away from finally releasing the iPhone 8 , a handset destined to become Apple's most expensive iPhone to date. Beta versions of the software have already been tested by some, and the new version of the operating system will arrive in September. Read More »

Coolpad Cool M7 Launched With Excellent Features: All Details


The Coolpad Cool M7 comes equipped with a 5.5-inch FHD 2.5D curved glass display and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 paired with 4GB of RAM. There is a Fingerprint scanner on its back side. The Coolpad Cool M7 is backed by 3200mAh battery . At the front area, the handset comes with a 13-megapixel selfie camera tagged with f/2.2 aperture, and 79.8-degree field of view. Read More »

Android O will be officially revealed on August 21st

The event will coincide with next week's total eclipse on August 21st, with Google hosting a livestream that'll begin at 2:40 pm ET. While in May, Google started support for Instant Apps officially. For now though, all we can do is speculate. If you check out the Android page, you'll see a teaser video for the event. However, to make it even more believable that the makers of Android Oreo were hiding something, Google took down the promo video and replaced it with the same one, only this ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2's leaked render shows a device we've always wanted


Starck recently uploaded a short video to his Facebook page which bears the caption "Even less" and the words "Mi Mix 2 Conceptual Product Design WIP v3" at the corner of the teaser. Let us know your thoughts down in the comments. As for the hardware, it is possible that the flagship will feature a Snapdragon 836 , just like its predecessor came armed with a Snapdragon 821, but time will hold the real key for the company's endless list of decisions for the phone. Read More »

Apple Watch 3 enters final testing phase


This time around, Apple is reportedly focusing on making its wearable less function-dependent on an iPhone and more capable of doing things on its own without pairing schemes. However, KGI Securities analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo , thinks otherwise. Currently, according to IDC, Apple Watch is in third place in the overall wearables marketplace (including fitness trackers), behind Fitbit and Xiaomi. Read More »

Yakuza 6 Western Release Date Confirmed


Since Yakuza 6 is Kiryu's last outing as the main protagonist in Yakuza , SEGA will be celebrating the release with its first-ever premium edition. Yakuza 6: The Song of Life was first announced at the Tokyo Game Show (TGS 2015) and later launched in the country in December 2016. Sega also revealed two new special editions for the release of the game, these being the Hardcover Art Book Package, and the After Hours Premium Edition, both of which can be seen just below. Read More »

Instagram will turn photos you are replying to into stickers


What's more is that users can send a split screen reply as well. What makes it special is the fact that you get the original photo - the one you are replying to - embedded into your own, so you can use it as a creative sticker. Instagram is faring better than most of its competitors at present, partially due to the success of its Snapchat clone, Stories . Now you also have the option to send a split-screen reply by tapping on the sticker. Read More »

Facebook Takes Aim at Video Clickbait


The social network application only allows mid-roll ads (ads that show up in the middle of a video) on the Facebook News Feed - not pre-roll, because Facebook is built for video discovery, and people are less likely to discover new videos if there's a pre-roll ad (an ad before the video starts). Read More »

Barcelona "Not A Millimeter Closer" To Signing Dembele - Dortmund CEO


But after losing to bitter rivals Real Madrid , 5-1, in the Spanish Super Cup, Segura revealed deals for Coutinho and fellow £90m target Dembele were "close". "We have already said what we have to say". Asked about the possibility of Coutinho arriving before Sunday's LaLiga opener against Real Betis, Valverde said: "I do not know". Read More »

Skype's new look arrives on the desktop in preview form


There's a new notification panel that gives you all the updates of your friends and family, and the calls and messages you missed and received. As of now, Skype Preview, as the name suggests, is in its testing phase, with Microsoft looking for feedback on the same. Read More »

Quake Champions Enters Early Access Soon, Adds DOOM Slayer


The game will be receiving a massive update including new maps, features and the DOOM guy, Slayer. He doesn't slay doom , does he? Let's stick with Doom guy. Despite plans to eventually launch as a free-to-play game, Quake Champions will only be available in Early Access to folks who buy the Champions Pack , which comes with all the current and future characters plus a number of exclusive in-game items. Read More »

ABC orders live-action sitcom The Jetsons


Back to the Future and Who Framed Roger Rabbit filmmaker Robert Zemeckis is executive producing alongside his producing partner Jack Rapke . No word yet on who will be cast in the show's main roles, which include George Jetson , his boy Elroy, his daughter Judy, and Jane, his wife. Read More »

New iOS 11 Security Feature Lets You Quickly Disable Touch ID


This new setting has been created to automate calls to emergency services. For better perspective, the system used to earlier disable the Touch ID temporarily when an iOS device restarted or when you didn't place the finger correctly on the device few times consecutively. Read More »

Under Armour CEO Quits Trump Council

And two others have now followed suit, with Intel's Brian Krzanich and Under Armour's Kevin Plank both announcing their departure yesterday. The top boss of Merck & Co Incorporation - one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies - was one of the first to react to Trump's failure to condemn the white nationalists for Saturday's outbreak of violence in Charlottesville , which left one dead and more than a dozen injured. Read More »