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  • PlayStation 4 games to stream through PlayStation Now

    March 15, 2017 11:02 PM 4

    Subscription service PlayStation Now is expanding its remit to include current PlayStation 4 games as well as those from the PlayStation 3 back catalogue. Two weeks after Microsoft's Xbox division announced Xbox Game Pass, PlayStation is expanding its PlayStation Now scheme to include not only PlayStation 3 games but PlayStation 4 games as well. Launched

  • Chrome 57 will throttle background tabs to save energy

    March 15, 2017 7:02 AM 3

    But tabs playing audio won't be affected. Chrome's Page visibility API checks tabs after 10 seconds in the background. The new feature will leave tabs playing audio or maintaining WebSockets or WebRTC connections alone, since the API considers them to be in the foreground. However, it minimizes all the tabs the API considers to be in the background unless

  • Moto G5 Plus 'BuyBack Guarantee' Unveiled by Flipkart Ahead of Launch

    March 15, 2017 3:54 AM 3

    The Moto G5 Plus is all set to launch in India on Wednesday, and exclusive retail partner Flipkart is leaving no stone unturned to promote it. The company on Tuesday revealed it will be offering a BuyBack Guarantee with the Moto G5 Plus, revealing that customers can enjoy a fixed discount rate when exchanging the smartphone - within a certain time period

  • IPhone 8 may not feature curved screen after all

    March 13, 2017 7:22 PM 3

    And while some reports have claimed the screen will be curved, a growing number of sources expect the device to stick with a flat display. It would also reportedly come with a function touch area, which you would use as a home button and fingerprint sensor. Fortunately, a new video from noted Apple YouTuber EverythingApplePro has provided a concise outline

  • 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Coupe First Drive: Benz’s Boulevardier

    March 9, 2017 11:02 PM 6

    Bridging the gap between the C- and S-Class coupes Back in the heyday of the American muscle car, it wasn’t all that rare for an automaker to make many different body styles from one model. Take the Chevrolet Chevelle, for instance. The second-generation car was sold as the Chevelle coupe and convertible, El Camino ute, and Malibu sedan and wagon. Mercedes-Benz

  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus pre-order deals: what price should you expect to pay?

    March 9, 2017 2:51 PM 5

    The Galaxy S8 Plus will launch next month The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is set to be announced alongside its smaller sibling later this month at Samsung's highly anticipated event on March 29. Retail insiders have hinted to us that you'll be able to pre-order the phone on the same day. April 21 is the expected Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus release date, so we imagine

  • More Local Media Consolidation is a Real Possibility

    March 8, 2017 7:26 PM 3

    After years of consolidation in the local TV business, the door could be open for even more. At his first appearance on Capitol Hill as chairman of the FCC, Ajit Pai told the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee today that the FCC will need to look into the decades-old cross-ownership rules, where the same entity is barred in many cases

  • Google CEO Sundar Pichai explains how important cloud computing is to the company's future

    March 8, 2017 5:40 PM 3

    When Google was first founded in 1998, it was with a famously ambitious mission: to organize the world's information. So when Google started to get into the market for cloud computing — where businesses large and small can rent fundamentally unlimited supercomputing power — it wasn't immediately clear how IT services fit into that mission. "To me, Google

  • Nintendo says non-gaming apps for Switch will “come in time”

    March 8, 2017 5:38 PM 6 1

    Netflix, Hulu, Amazon reportedly in talks for Switch versions. "We built the Nintendo Switch to be a world-class gaming device, meaning we want you first and foremost to play games on the system and have an incredibly fun experience. We’re talking to a range of companies about other services, companies like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon — things that will come in time. In our view, these

  • Italian firm thinks Facebook’s “Nearby Places” is a copycat, gets feature shut down

    March 7, 2017 8:01 PM 4

    Court ordered Facebook to suspend the feature or pay 5,000 euros per day. An Italian software developer says that Facebook's "Nearby" feature is a copy of its application called "Faround" and has won a court case compelling Facebook to stop location sharing for now. The Italian company, Business Competence, filed a lawsuit in 2013 saying that Facebook's