Electronics

Author: 0 Nintendo sells nearly a million Switch consoles in first month

Addressing the fact that more copies of Breath of the Wild were sold than Switch consoles, Nintendo said, "This may be attributed to people who purchased both a limited edition of the game to collect and a second version to play". Nintendo's comments that there would be enough Switch consoles in March to satisfy demand turned out to be untrue. The sales reveal Zelda has over a 100% attach rate to Switch sales but also shows Zelda sold more copies for the Switch than units of ...

Author: 0 Apple receives permit to test self-driving cars in California

On the list of companies receiving permits to test self-driving vehicles on California roads, Apple's name popped up for the first time at the very end of the list of 29 other firms. "It's encouraging to hear Apple is still in the autonomous vehicle game", said Rebecca Lindland, executive analyst at Kelley Blue Book. The list includes VW, Mercedes, Google, Bosch, Tesla, BMW, GM, Ford, Baidu, Honda, Subaru and Faraday.

Author: 0 Nintendo Switch is the fastest selling Nintendo system yet

The new Nintendo Switch launched on March 3 and as expected, it sold out on launch day. Though it's too early to say any of this is certain-the Switch has barely been out one month-this would be a very Nintendo move. The data, which was compiled by the NPD Group, a research firm that tracks the USA gaming industry, suggests that Nintendo sold more units of the Switch's most popular games than units of the hardware itself.

Author: 0 Apple granted permit to test self-driving cars in California

Apple is now the 30th company to have such a permit in California. The permit means that Apple can now test self-driving prototypes on California's public roads, but the company could have been testing prototypes in private facilities before that.

Author: 0 Jazz, Clippers set for first playoff meeting since 1997

Postseason honors aren't about patience, prudence or longevity; performance over the previous 82-game grind rules the day. But Jingles has been more impactful than the other two all season long. Or maybe they're just so good that they are where they are despite the injuries. In fact, it had just begun moving at all. Led by first time All-Star Gordon Hayward and breakout center Rudy Gobert , the Jazz are breaking a four year playoff drought.

Electronics Here's What The Next Professor Layton Looks Like
Author: 0 Here's What The Next Professor Layton Looks Like

Level-5 has announced that the upcoming Professor Layton game will be launching Worldwide on mobile on July 20. A Western 3DS release may be in the works down the line, however, as the Japanese press release mentions a launch in Japan "first".

Author: 0 IPhone 8 Handsets To Come With 3GB Of RAM, Faster Charging

An ever increasing number of reports appear to demonstrate that Apple's iPhone 8 won't be accessible in stores this coming September, which is normally when new iPhones hit the market. The company is betting big on AR, with more than 1,000 Apple employees now working on various AR hardware and games. In order to do this, Apple has to figure out what to do with the fingerprint scanner, which now lives in the home button on the front of the handset.

Electronics Call of Duty: Black Ops II is now backwards compatible
Author: 0 Call of Duty: Black Ops II is now backwards compatible

Microsoft was force to reveal the titles games included in the week-in-week-out this year because of the fans' overflowing support. If you bought it in the past on the Xbox 360, it will carry over to the Xbox One. If you have fond memories of the game and are looking to revisit any portion of it, this is a great way to do so. Fortunately, it appears that Activision finally permitted the title to be added to the Xbox One program.

Author: 0 Samsung Will Sell Refurbished Units Of The Explosive Galaxy Note 7: Why?

Greenpeace , which launched petitions and protests over Samsung's Galaxy Note fiasco, said the company should provide "detailed timelines", and steps to prevent more mishaps. Salvageable components will then be detached for reuse and metals will be extracted using environmentally friendly methods. Samsung is supposedly anticipating greater demand for the Galaxy S8 than the Galaxy S8 Plus.

Author: 0 Stoltenberg: NATO Is Bedrock Of Security For Both Europe And North America

Regarding the U.S. airstrike on al-Shayrat air base in Syria, Trump said "we did the right thing, and it was very, very successfully done". This has built for a long period of time. "Now it's no longer obsolete". Last week , he ordered airstrikes against the Syrian military, even though he promised during the campaign to keep the United States out of conflicts in the Middle East.

Author: 0 The iPhone of cars? Apple enters self-driving car race

The permit covers three vehicles — all 2015 Lexus RX 450h hybrid SUVs — and six individual drivers. Under California law, self-driving cars that are being tested must have a person in them who can take over if anything goes wrong. Since Google began its work on self-driving vehicles eight years ago, Waymo's fleet of self-driving cars has logged more than 2 million miles on the road.

Electronics United passenger stung by scorpion
Author: 0 United passenger stung by scorpion

The Delta memo said gate agents are permitted to offer as much as $2,000 in compensation, up from $800, while supervisors are allowed to offer up to $9,950, up from $1,350. Global outrage was provoked when footage surfaced of a Chinese-American doctor being violently manhandled off an overbooked United Airlines flight, leaving him bloodied.

Author: 0 Ronaldo's brace gives Madrid edge over Bayern in CL quarters

But Ronaldo equalised nearly immediately following half-time by knocking home Dani Carvajal's cross, then provoked two bookings which saw Bayern centre-half Javi Martinez sent off, and completed the comeback by stabbing in a cross from substitute Marco Asensio .

Author: 0 Samsung's voice assistant Bixby could be delayed due to performance issues

Home, Vision, and Reminder would be available to the users from the day of launch, but the Bixby voice won't be available to the users until Spring 2017. And in Samsung Health's case, the app is also available to non-Samsung devices as well, and Samsung could simply want to maximize compatibility rather than risk having unforeseen bugs appear on newer versions of Android.

Electronics VR Version Will Be an 'Industry Changer,' Says AMD VP
Author: 0 VR Version Will Be an 'Industry Changer,' Says AMD VP

MCV reported that he declared this installment to be an industry changer and that it will change the way in which we perceive VR. "It will be an industry changer". AMD got its first-hand information regarding some of Bethesda's upcoming major projects after the semiconductor manufacturer and the gaming studio entered "a long-term strategic partnership to rapidly advance game technology development, fuel new PC game experiences, and reshape the gaming landscape " back in February.

Author: 0 Korea starts celebrating birthday of country's founder

An official from South Korea's Defense Ministry couldn't immediately confirm whether any of the rockets represented a new type of ICBM. He said China is willing to support any such effort. "The leadership in North Korea has shown absolutely no sign or interest in diplomacy or dialogue with any of the countries involved in this issue", Victor Cha, the Korea Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies told NBC News Thursday.

Electronics Top 50 US firms hide $1.6T in tax havens
Author: 0 Top 50 US firms hide $1.6T in tax havens

Corporate America has been keeping the money overseas because through legal loopholes corporations can defer USA taxes continually so long as income is not repatriated to the US. Five companies, General Electric, Verizon Communications, Comcast, AT&T and Exxon Mobil, account for approximately a quarter of all lobbying on tax by the top 50 companies.

Electronics Christians celebrate Good Friday in Jerusalem
Author: 0 Christians celebrate Good Friday in Jerusalem

Yet, Jesus doesn't give me just life. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. It is the time of the year that we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Since Jesus is God, and God is greater than those He created, Jesus is greater than me. At some places, by certain followers the processions with statues representing the Passion of Christ will be held.

Author: 0 Microsoft To Offer Self-Service Digital Returns

Microsoft is testing a Steam-like refund policy for returning digital content, such as games and apps from the Windows and Xbox Store. As for DLC, Season Passes, and/or addons - they are not eligible. The process sounds nearly entirely painless: Simply go to your Microsoft Store account , select Payment and Billing from the top menu, and then click on Order History .

Author: 0 Samsung Fails to Deliver Bixby Voice Assistant with Galaxy S8 at Launch

According to a source cited by the Wall Street Journal , Samsung's new Bixby artificial intelligence assistant isn't ready for its English-language launch. There's some bad news for those who were waiting to experience Samsung's new voice functionality - the service will not be available when the Galaxy S8 launches on 21 April.

Electronics Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka takes home Rs 43 cr in FY17
Author: 0 Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka takes home Rs 43 cr in FY17

Seshasayee stating that Venkatesan's name was not mooted by the company's promoters, said, "I wanted the bandwidth to be increased and the board said let us get Ravi to take part of your load.And so there we are together on this". Recognising Venkatesan's contribution to the company's growth trajectory since his recruitment in April 2011, Infosys board stated the appointment is crucial towards implementing the company's strategy.

Author: 0 Samsung DeX Station will start shipping by end of April

Samsung did not announce the price and availability details for the DeX Station at the time of the launch. Samsung DeX Station features two USB-A 2.0 ports, a LAN Ethernet, an HDMI output, and a USB-C charging port. The company has actually lowered the capacity of the battery of the Galaxy S8 , but tweaked it in a way to make it last longer. "Our ambition for Bixby is that it will evolve", said Mark Childs, chief brand officer at Samsung Canada, noting that Samsung aspires to voice ...

Author: 0 Teaser trailer debuts for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

The two-minute teaser begins with Rey, played by Daisy Ridley, apparently clambering over the mountain where she faced Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) at the end of the last instalment, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. New cast members will include Academy Award victor Benicio Del Toro, Academy Award nominee Laura Dern, and newcomer Kelly Marie Tran . Johnson also spoke about how Fisher contributed in ways other than on screen, with the pair meeting together to help firm up the film's ...

Author: 0 Lawyer: Little money involved in sanctuary order

Because the federal government has yet enforce the order and neither jurisdiction has been officially designated as a sanctuary city or county he said, there is no "concrete" dispute. Orrick took the case under submission after an hour-long hearing and said he will rule "as soon as I can" on the two local governments' request for a nationwide preliminary injunction against implementation of the measure.

Author: 0 Samsung Pay officially goes live in India; all you need to know

I say that because back in November previous year, the country was hit by "demonetisation" to drive out black money and take a step towards being a cashless economy. Samsung Pay works with three levels of security-fingerprint authentication, card tokenization and Samsung's defense-grade mobile security platform Samsung KNOX .

Author: 0 Samsung Brings In Bixby To Take Apple Siri's Place

Users would be able to make payments through existing credit card readers via a magnetic signal from the phone, similar to how Samsung's payments system - launched in August 2015 - works. As for using Bixby within apps, users will be able to call on the assistant at any time. Completeness, context awareness , and cognitive tolerance are the three pillars of Bixby , which Samsung said make it a completely new kind of assistant .

Author: 0 Lawyer: Dragged passenger will need reconstructive surgery

The passenger dragged from a United flight lost two front teeth and suffered a broken nose and a concussion, his lawyer said Thursday, accusing the airline industry of having "bullied" its customers for far too long. "This violent incident should never have happened and was a result of gross excessive force by Chicago Department of Aviation personnel", the union said.

Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy S8 Screens Are Tailor-Made for the Social Media Era

The new Samsung handsets reportedly will hit the shelves on 21st April. There are a lot more Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus features and add-ons that will make every iPhone owners to the ultimate test. And unlike what has been said nearly everywhere, the Samsung Galaxy S8 + has a mini-jack port. "The S8 needs to rapidly win the hearts and minds of consumers and channels alike", Richardson said.

Author: 0 IPhone 8 renders reveal what the handset may look like

The elimination of that sensor means the display stretches to the bottom of the phone, a first for Apple (if it proves true). It seems that Apple's upcoming 5.8-inch OLED iPhone may end up missing its September release date as Apple is reportedly having issues with integrating the Touch ID sensor within the display.

Author: 0 Ferrari wants to discuss form with Kimi Raikkonen after Chinese GP display

The Ferrari man, instead of being ahead, was down in sixth, although that quickly became fifth after the second Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas had spun. "I am really looking forward to more battles with him", Hamilton said, as quoted by Sky Sports after Sunday's race . The young Dutch driver passed nine cars on the opening lap and was even threatening Hamilton at one point, but fell back and eventually lost second place to Vettel.

Author: 0 Tesla set to unveil electric semi-truck in September

Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed on Twitter today that his company will reveal its all electric semi truck in September. James Albertine, an analyst at Consumer Edge Research, called Musk's tweets potentially exciting for investors, as the products are ways Tesla can extend into new markets and leverage prior investments.

Electronics Pokemon Go: The Planning Your Egg Walks
Author: 0 Pokemon Go: The Planning Your Egg Walks

It is called " Eggstravaganza ", which started on April 13, 2017 , at 1:00 p.m. PDT. According to the latest community update posted on Pokemon GO Live , two-kilometer Eggs, which are the most common ones to find and contain less impressive monsters, will now produce a wider variety of Pokemon all throughout the event.

Author: 0 Concept imagines Apple's upcoming modular Mac Pro and external display

We know the new Mac Pro won't be available this year, but the concept gives us a glimpse of what Apple could have in-store - and it really is an impressive design. Apple will also max out the old sockets into 12 cores, a 16GB to 64GB of ECC RAM will also be in line with the upcoming iMac Pro. Finally, ventilation holes are strategically placed on top to release hot air from the chassis.

Electronics Man goes to China and builds iPhone out of scrap
Author: 0 Man goes to China and builds iPhone out of scrap

Can you build an iPhone with spare parts? If you damage your iPhone, you have to head to an Apple service center where the fix charges are pretty expensive. On Reddit , Allen says that he spent over $1000 to build the iPhone, but a huge part of this amount was spent on the extra parts such as unnecessary tools and replacing the broken components.

Electronics Cloud, Bayonetta, Corrin, and more Links are getting new Amiibos
Author: 0 Cloud, Bayonetta, Corrin, and more Links are getting new Amiibos

As you've probably read, three new Zelda figurines, three for Super Smash Bros. and three for Splatoon will arrive this summer. Three new amiibo are coming out on June 23 according to Nintendo. Nintendo continues to celebrate Zelda's many years of iconic games by giving players even more commemorative figures from the long beloved series.

Author: 0 Watch tonight's Nintendo Direct live at 11pm

Tapping the amiibo accessory on the Nintendo Switch console's NFC reader enables the amiibo character appear in-game, where a person can use it to save their loadout. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime noted that, " Nintendo always strives to offer consumers something fun, new and different". " Nintendo is working to make sure everyone who wants a system is able to buy one, and more systems are continually being shipped".

Electronics Facebook targets 30000 fake France accounts before election
Author: 0 Facebook targets 30000 fake France accounts before election

Immediately following the vote, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said his company was not responsible for influencing people's votes. Facebook is under intense pressure in Europe as governments across the continent threaten new laws and fines unless the company moves quickly to remove extremist propaganda or other content that violates local laws.

Author: 0 Possible Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Nintendo Switch Bundle Revealed

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game is reported to sell a total of 1.3 million units, of which around 925,000 units are sold for Nintendo Switch, while rest were sold for the Wii U console, another gaming console from the company. " Nintendo always strives to offer consumers something fun, new and different", Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime said in a statement.

Author: 0 Nintendo Sells Nearly A Million Switches In The United States

At least according to Nintendo and NPD Group sales numbers, which show the hybrid handheld-home console sold over 906,000 units in its first month. Once Nintendo rectifies its Switch supply issues, the game will likely enjoy another surge in sales, as it is now the biggest game in the console's library, and looks to retain that title for the foreseeable future.

Electronics Could There Be A Second Kendrick Lamar Album Coming On Sunday?
Author: 0 Could There Be A Second Kendrick Lamar Album Coming On Sunday?

Other highlights: U2 on the politically charged "XXX.", the LeBron James-approved "Element.", Rihanna on the intoxicating " Loyalty ." and the vulnerable "Fear". As fans eagerly await Kendrick Lamar's new album " DAMN ." which officially arrives tomorrow, LeBron James has already been bumping the record non-stop.

Author: 0 Despite The Delay, the iPhone 8 Brings Good News As Well

After the EVT an Apple device still has to go through steps such as the Design Validation Test and Production Validation Test. iPhone 8 price will be competitive, as opposed to some perceptions, as the tech giant reportedly positions it entry-level gadgets at the mid-market with Pro and Plus products close to rivals at the high end.

Electronics Rick And Morty Rick And Morty
Author: 0 Rick And Morty Rick And Morty

So far, it seems it features some wonderfully fast-paced, chaotic adventures with VR mechanics. Entitled Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, the game will fittingly be available on April 20th, aka 4/20, for a budget price of $29.99 on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

Electronics New Plymouth Burger King employee punched by customer
Author: 0 New Plymouth Burger King employee punched by customer

For example, they could program their devices to ignore triggers from TV or video content and penalize advertisers who don't comply. The ad's command got our Google Home speaker - sent to us by Burger King - to recite the definition of a Whopper burger from its Wikipedia page.

Author: 0 Watch the Galaxy S8 run Nintendo GameCube games without a hitch

Samsung claims that Bixby will let you control your phone purely by voice, even for operations like manipulating or editing a photo. The company said preorders for the Galaxy S8 Plus have already matched its inventory, hinting at a delay in the shipment of the high-end devices to early adopters.