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Battlefield 1 now available in EA Access

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It's an announcement that many probably saw coming, but it's a big addition to the services nonetheless. Battlefield 1 is still priced at $59.99 on the Microsoft Store today, so it's now much cheaper to try the game by subscribing to EA Access . Read More »

Scientists hack a computer using DNA

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In the future, the researchers suggest, they might also have to start checking DNA sequences for computer threats. To speed up the processing, the images of millions of bases are split up into thousands of chunks and analyzed in parallel. "A lot of this software wasn't written with security in mind", Ney says. "That is, we were able to remotely exploit and gain full control over a computer using adversarial synthetic DNA", the researchers said . Read More »

There's an easy way of getting Microsoft's Outlook.com beta

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Most importantly: once the Outlook.com beta loads, do not untick the "try the beta" toggle , as this will permanently remove your Microsoft account from the beta, even with the workaround, and even on other browsers and PCs. Some of the suggestions include restaurant reservations, business details, and flight information that can be easily inserted in the user's email responses. Read More »

The Overwatch League adds new teams in London and Los Angeles

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The addition of a second Los Angeles team contradicts Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer's statement last month that the league would allow only one team per city . All jokes about the Kroenke family's National Football League team aside, Stan Kroenke also owns KSE eSports , so he's not entirely unfamiliar with how the industry works. Read More »

Sinead O'Connor pleads for help in Facebook video

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Sinead has been open about her mental health battles. Shortly after Sinead's clip was seen by millions, a 50-year-old took over her Facebook page in order to assure everyone that Sinead is safe, she has no suicidal tendencies and she received the required help. Read More »

Pro-Buhari rally hits Abuja

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The group was brutalised by the police on the second day of the protest with one person allegedly injured and hospitalized while Charly Boy reportedly collapsed as they were sprayed with teargas and water. Meanwhile, the Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) has accused northern governors and South West politicians of being responsible for the protest against Buhari. Read More »

Connect Ahead of the Pickup with In-App Chat

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Both the rider and the driver will be able to see whether their chats are delivered and read . According to Uber, the new in-app messaging system will preclude riders and drivers from having to share their phone number with one another when they need to get in touch. Read More »

Consumer Reports Yanks Recommended Rating For Microsoft Surface Laptops And Tablets

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As a result, Consumer Reports added that it couldn't now recommend any other Microsoft laptops or tablets, including the latest Surface Pro model that was introduced in June. "We are committed to ensuring the premium Surface experience for all of our customers across the entire family of devices". For example, a number of survey respondents said that they experience problems with their Surface during start-up, others complained that their machines froze or shut down unexpectedly and ... Read More »

There's A 'Fallout' Board Game In The Works

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Fantasy Flight Games has quite a few video-game-to-board-game adaptations under its belt at this point (there's Gears of War , XCOM , and DOOM , to name a few). Emergent stories begin to arise at the table as players joke about the way the session has unfolded, and the odd interconnections between story threads. Read More »

Kaspersky Lab to withdraw Microsoft antitrust complaints

Microsoft will give antivirus partners greater visibility into when new versions of Windows will be released and let them use their own alerts and notifications to tell customers to renew products, the Redmond, Washington-based company said in a blog post . Read More »

Facebook debuts Watch, its home for original shows

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Like Facebook Live, Watch will have an option to show reactions and comments by other viewers in real-time. Facebook Watch will allow Facebook users to view and publish, as well as consume original content created by the social media giant. Read More »

Nissan agrees to $98 million settlement on Takata economic loss claims

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The Nissan settlement is similar to those reached in May with Toyota, BMW, Mazda and Subaru. Nissan said in a statement that it was not admitting fault under the settlement. The agreement, filed in court Tuesday, will provide for an accelerated replacement of recalled air bags and reimbursement for out-of-pocket costs. A hearing to grant final approval for the other four automaker settlements is set for October 25. Read More »

Gionee A1 Lite launches in India

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Gionee A1 Lite is the third smartphone in the A-series, after the A1 and A1 Plus . The A1 Lite is the latest smartphone in Gionee's A1 series. On the front, the smartphone features a 20-megapixel front-facing shooter with an f/2.0 aperture. Talking about its specifications , the Gionee A1 Lite comes equipped with a 5.3-inch HD IPS display with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and a scratch resistance 2.5D curved glass coating on top of the display. Read More »

Prices of Asus Zenfone 4, Zenfone 4 Pro, Zenfone 4 Selfie revealed

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If reports are true, the Asus Zenfone 4 Pro is an answer to OnePlus 5. In fact, we expect at least two devices to be launched on August 17, which is no more than a little over a week from now. The Asus ZenFone 4V was previously thought to be a Verizon-exclusive variant. Also note that the ZenFone 4 Max will have the lowest price among the lineup and the inclusion of a dual rear-facing camera is a great thing to see in this price point. Read More »

Lawbreakers PS4 launch code hitches and stutters

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Gameplay on PS4 stutters at critical moments, often ruining one versus one encounters. Developer Boss Key Productions states that it's aware of the issue. This usually leads to a bad stuttering in the middle of the match that can prove to be troublesome if you are interested in playing the game. In Digital Foundry's testing, the issue appeared randomly, but it could in fact be a result of another player in the match joining/leaving, or changing roles. Read More »

Earnings On Deck For NVIDIA Corporation

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The stock decreased 0.57% or $0.14 on August 9, reaching $24.55. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 5,165 shares of the company's stock, valued at $723,100. On Wednesday, March 1 the insider Byron Michael sold $76,565. COXE TENCH sold $8.23M worth of stock or 50,000 shares. $4.77 million worth of stock was sold by HUANG JEN HSUN on Friday, February 10. Read More »

Markets are under pressure as US-North Korea tension rises

Earlier, Trump warned North Korea on Tuesday it would face " fire and fury " if it threatens the United States , prompting the nuclear-armed nation to say it was considering firing missiles at Guam, a US -held Pacific island. TripAdvisor shares shed $3.34, or 8.5 percent, to $36.21. Cable was relatively unchanged on the day, up marginally 0.01% by the London close, trading at 1.3004 with the euro suffering much the same fate, only managing a slight push lower, 0.12% to trade at 1.1742. Read More »

FaceApp's race-changing filters under fire for promoting blackface

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The popular " FaceApp " has removed a series of racially-themed filters following a backlash against the app. That app you used to make yourself look like an old person, swap genders, and terrify your friends just introduced some new filters that are sure to impress the lowkey racists in your life. Read More »

Nintendo World Championships 2017 coming to NY this October

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Qualifying rounds for the seemingly inaccurately named Nintendo World Championships start August 19 and run through September 10 at Best Buy stores in eight US cities. Sharp-shooting Samus will get her turn in the spotlight, too, with a fresh peek at the upcoming 3DS game Metroid: Samus Returns . The games included on the cartridge were also played in the event where participants fought against each other to log the best score from the games " Super Mario Bros .", "Rad Racer", and " ... Read More »

Mobile to launch the Revvl, its own branded budget phone

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Naturally, this could always change, but as of now, the handset will debut on August 10 and will be available outright for $125 or for $5 down and $5 a month on the Equipment Installment Plan. Again, this, however, is a 'hot cakes selling factor' for the company and us as customers and audience will have to wait for the launch and enjoy the "jaw dropping" experience. Read More »

The Essential smartphone just got a massive boost from Amazon

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According to a report by The Wall Street Journal , Amazon would be making use of the Alexa funds to invest in the Essential phone . The company confirmed that Amazon and Best Buy will be its retail launch partners in the United States, and given the fact that Tencent is one of the largest Internet companies in China, it's possible that the phone will arrive in the world's largest smartphone market in the future. Read More »

Breath of the Wild on Switch Offers New Way to Obtain Gear

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The critical details are still missing here, but allegedly you can grab items by watching this news channel? Nintendo has announced a new way of expanding Breath Of The Wild , via a new update going live tomorrow. Distributing in-game items could help News get more attention. Once you open the game via one of those articles, an in-game item will become available. Read More »