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The Call Of Duty: WW2 Beta Has Already Raised The Level Cap

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Thurrott.com readers probably know that this is the second go-round for the Call of Duty : WWIImultiplayer private beta: It was available last weekend on the PlayStation 4, thanks to Activision's evil Call of Duty pact with Sony . There's also the smoldering ruins of apartments, a theatre, and even a bookstore, should you fancy breaking up your sniping with a literary break. The beta includes three multiplayer maps , including Pointe Du Hoc along the Normandy Coast, a forested area in the ... Read More »

McLaren hold Renault talks but no decision yet on Honda split

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Renault team boss Cyril Abiteboul conceded last month that Alonso's return was not on the cards, as they could not guarantee a competitive vehicle for him - the same issue that has dogged him at McLaren. It's a big decision that has lots of elements to it and economics are one. "We are here to win so we are going to make a sporting decision". "And Renault already said this week that next year they will not be ready yet ". Read More »

Joel Osteen defends Lakewood Church over Harvey response

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Tyler Perry has pledged to donate $1 million to help hurricane victims in Texas. "Harvey came, but it didn't take us out", Osteen said, per the New York Daily News . This building had flooded before, and so we were just being precautious. "I'm at peace with taking the heat for being pre cautious, but I don't want to take the heat for being foolish". Read More »

J&K: 2 Terrorists Killed by Security Forces in Sopore

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It was reported that at least two militants have been killed in an ongoing operation near Sopore Township in north Kashmir's Baramulla district. Security forces have recovered two AK-47 and one INSAS Rifle from the encounter site. To prevent spread of any rumours, mobile and internet service had also been snapped in the district, they said. The incident occurred at about 3:40pm when a group of terrorists reached close to the IB fence and "engaged" BSF troops at an observation post. Read More »

The iPhone 8 will actually be called the iPhone X, report claims

But expect to see the iPhone 8 in India in October around Diwali because Apple will like to be ready for the festive buying season. JP Morgan analyst Rod Hall has claimed the new iPhone could be the first iPhone Pro, however, he also suggested the iPhone could be previewed as early as June . Read More »

Gigabyte unveils the smallest GTX 1080 on the market

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This card is exclusively created to fit in a mini case and can be used for portable desktop rigs. Yet, it packs the same power as any other GTX 1080 desktop card, letting you do 4K video, gaming and VR easily. In a card that size, the main trick is cooling, so Gigabyte used copper composite heat pipes and a 90mm fan with a custom blade design. Gigabyte did not mention anything about the actual TDP of the card, however, power is ensured by an 8 pin connector. Read More »

Honda CR-V Hybrid Prototype revealed at Frankfurt

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Under the skin it features an all-new Intelligent Multi Mode Drive (i-MMD) two-motor hybrid setup, composed of an electric motor, a 2.0-litre petrol engine, plus a separate electric motor generator. The petrol engine can kick in to power the wheels on motorways, but is also used to deliver power to the electric motor and recharge the battery pack. Read More »

Union Cabinet rejig being worked out

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The new Cabinet is also likely to see the JD (U)'s Ram Chandra Prasad SIngh and Santosh Kushwaha being included. Venkaiah Naidu also resigned from the Information and Broadcasting ministry and the central government as he became the President of India. Read More »

Xiaomi Launches Redmi Note 4 Lake Blue Edition in India

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The smartphone comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage. On hardware font, Redmi Note 4 Lake blue edition gets the same hardware as of regular Redmi Note 4 . The fingerprint scanner is at the back. The smartphone offers a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with dual tone LED flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture and a 5-megapixel front camera. Read More »

Apple officially names Craig Federighi as head of Siri development

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Turning over responsibility of Siri to Federighi could be an indication of the growing importance of Siri to Apple. Apple didn't respond to a request for comment. Apple has opened Siri to about a dozen different types of third-party apps, allowing people to use their voice to access payment and ride-sharing apps such as Venmo and Uber. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J7+ with Dual rear cameras announced in Thailand

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It boasts an aluminum body , which makes the phone very rigid is nature. The handset is powered by a MediaTek Helio P20 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM 32GB of included storage. The front shooter is of 16MP potential having an aperture of f/1.9 lens, created for flawless selfies. The device is backed by a 2,850mAh non-removable battery and might come with adaptive fast charging support. Read More »

Amazon, Microsoft tie up: Alexa and Cortana to be buddies

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Tech heavyweights Amazon and Microsoft have announced today that Alexa will be able to talk to Cortana , and Cortana will be able to talk to Alexa . Data won't be shared between the two. Wileyfox has announced that it will begin adding Alexa integration to its smartphones next month. Bezos approached Nadella with the idea to link the products at a Microsoft event in May 2016, The New York Times reported . Read More »

Minutes Of Pocket Final Fantasy XV Gameplay Video Revealed

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When Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition was announced late last month, our we raised our eyebrows with some warranted skepticism as to whether or not Square Enix could actually pull off what they were promising: A full featured, mobile version , of their blown-out console title Final Fantasy XV . Read More »

No iPhone 8, call it the iPhone X

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The new-look iPhone 8 could also feature a significantly larger, edge-to-edge screen, a 3D face-scanner for security, and a wireless charging feature, leading some analysts to tip the removal of the iPhone charging port entirely. The anticipated $1,000 tag price of the iPhone 8 is said to be a psychological price barrier in the smartphone industry. The mobile operating system boasted new camera features, Siri digital assistant made smarter, and the potential for augmented reality ... Read More »

Gas Prices Jump in Virginia, as Refineries Shut Down by Harvey

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Strategic Petroleum Reserve - the nation's reserve of crude oil. And gas prices have spiked. What some analysts considered to be a worst-case scenario materialized late Wednesday, when Colonial Pipeline said its system would be out of commission until refineries are able to reactivate production. Read More »

LG Reveals V30 Smartphone at IFA

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At launch, LG didn't mention anything about the pricing of the V30, but the Sweepstakes does reveal the "approximate retail value" which is $749. Since Samsung has retained numerous design elements from Galaxy S8 , the Note 8 has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, which makes it a bit hard to reach because of the phablet's large size. Read More »

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan BSF Jawan martyred

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A report from ANI said the Indian Army was retaliating efficiently and effectively. The BSF said that the Pakistani army violated the ceasefire and targeted a jawan of the border guarding force, who was on duty at a post along the LoC, with sniper fire. Read More »

Samsung gets DMV's OK to test autonomous cars in California

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Samsung Electronics previous year announced a deal to buy United States auto parts maker Harman International Industries for $8 billion in a bid to enter the growing market for automotive technology to produce "connected" cars . As with other technology companies in this arena, it is unlikely that Samsung will ever build its own vehicles to sell to the public, but will instead offer its technology to established vehicle manufacturers. Read More »

JBL Link 300 pops Google Assistant into multi-room speaker set

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Additionally, the speaker can also gauge human gestures, enabling people to more conveniently control what they want on their speaker. For more information on the LF-S50G please visit here. Sony audio products with Chromecast built-in include: The model HT-ST5000, HT-NT5, and HT-CT800 sound bars, model STRZA810ES, STR-DN1080, and STR-DN860 receivers, model SRS-ZR7 and SRS-ZR5 wireless speakers. Read More »

Destiny 2 on PC adds aim assist when it detects a controller

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If you're interested in the game, Destiny 2 hits Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC on September 6, 2017 . Previously, there have been live action launch trailers for Destiny and Destiny : The Taken King, but the production value in this one is the likes of which we haven't really seen yet. Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact vs Sony Xperia X Compact

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Talking of features which are rarely found in smaller devices, you've also got the latest Sony audio tech, including Hi-Res Audio, DSEE HX upscaling, LDAC, Digital Noise Cancelling (DNC) and ClearAudio+. The selfie shooter is 8MP with f/2 .0 and it can also record in 1080p. The first thing you'll notice about the XZ1 Compact , is, obviously, how small it is. Read More »

All-new Porsche Cayenne Picture Gallery

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Perhaps even more so. Starting with the suspension, Porsche's new three-chamber air suspension unit from the Panamera makes an appearance albeit on the options list, giving drivers a fluid and cossetting ride without the boring response normal air suspension can have when being hustled. Read More »

Emraan Hashmi wants to do films that reflects his thinking

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Filmmaker Milan Luthria , who has made commercially successful films like The Dirty Picture andOnce Upon a Time in Mumbaai, feels that the concept of drama has been diluted from the narrative used in Bollywood over time. His upcoming movie " Baadshaho " will revolve around a royal family of Rajasthan and on how their property gets looted after the declaration of Emergency. Read More »

Contact Made: Manchester United Could Sign $181000-a-week Star

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Lindelof played the full 90 minutes of Manchester United's Uefa Super Cup defeat against Real Madrid on 8 August but has not featured for the club since, with Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho opting for Phil Jones and Eric Bailly as his first-choice centre-back pairing in the Premier League . Read More »

'Cajun Navy' headed to Houston to offer Harvey help, report says

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While a few people resort to crime, far more people rise to the occasion in these types of situations. "I think the driving force to keep us going is the hugs, the kisses, the gratitude that we're shown". "We jumped out and got her and gave her compressions right there in the water". "Last night on the news I saw one apartment complex with 1,000 residents, and that whole complex was underwater", he said Monday afternoon in a phone interview on the road. Read More »

New Dacia Duster to be unveiled at Frankfurt Show

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Out of the total number of Dacia cars sold in the first six months of 2017, 310,141 were passenger vehicles, while the remainder were commercial vehicles. The model now gets a Dacia's typical lighting theme with four red stacked squares, for a funky look. Through a major expansion programme - which included rolling out in the United Kingdom in 2012 - Dacia sold more than four million cars past year. Read More »

Here's what's going to replace the Home button on iPhone 8

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Whether it will work as smoothly as the old home button interface, which has allowed users to return to the home screen in an instant ever since the iPhone's launch in 2007, remains to be seen. An alleged early "dummy" model of the new phone, posted online by a Latvian leaker shows no Home button. The iPhone 8 will, however, be the main event. Read More »

Honda to reveal electrification plans at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

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It does have rear light assemblies that form one half of the Union Jack each. There are a lot of details about the Mini Electric Concept that we don't know. MINI has been continuously working on introducing the all-electric model since 2009 when BMW group launched the MINI E. The idea has prolonged by many years but this seems like the right time for the brand to make its big debut. Read More »

Domino's and Ford to test pizza delivery by self-driving cars

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Over the next few weeks, randomly-selected Domino's customers in the Ann Arbor area of MI will have the opportunity to receive their delivery order from a Ford Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Research Vehicle , which will be manually driven by a Ford safety engineer and staffed with researchers. Read More »

Olympian David Torrence Found Dead Monday in Scottsdale

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During Torrence's lifetime he accomplished a long list of achievements, including setting an American record in the indoor 1,000 meters, which still stands, and as a previous Nike athlete, he won numerous USA titles on the track and road. He is now Peru's national record holder in several events, from the 800 meters to the 5,000 meters. In addition, Torrence established the Cal record in the mile in 2007, with his time of 3:58.62 breaking Don Bowden's 50-year-old mark of 3:58.7 from 1957. Read More »

Apple iPhone 8 and new Apple Watch 3 could wirelessly charge simultaneously

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What do we know about the new iPhone so far? The iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus are rumored to be almost the same in design as the iPhone 7 but with better hardware. The redesign will possibly allow Apple to offer wireless charging with the iPhone 8 , although reports say that the charging speed won't be as fast as what consumers get with the Galaxy S8, which too supports wireless charging . Read More »

In what new way is Facebook furthering its crackdown on false news?

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The update , also announced in a blog post , is created to help reduce the distribution of what the company calls " false news ", and keep pages that spread such misinformation from making money. Before the change, it was possible to edit link previews, and potentially post a link from a less reputable website, but make it look like it was another, more reputable destination. Read More »

Halo VR and Steam Content Heading to Microsoft's Mixed Reality Headsets

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Expect to see devices from HP, Lenovo, Dell, and Acer later in the year. The Dell Visor will be priced at $350 for juts the headset or $450 when combined a motion controller. Well, that's changed as Microsoft has announced that games built for Valve's SteamVR platform will work on these Mixed Reality Headsets. The first is Mixed Reality PCs, which includes laptops and desktops that have integrated graphics cards and play content at 60FPS. Read More »