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Windows Phone will get THIS huge Microsoft update soon

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This is the Xbox equivalent of the Windows 10 Creators Update due on April 11th, which will also bring Beam integration and Windows 10 Game Mode. Anyone with a licensed Windows 10 machine can download it a week ahead of the official release. Read More »

Trump's EPA chief lifts ban on pesticide that poisons children

This decision by EPA under the Trump Administration to deny the petition is not surprising, given the rhetoric of reducing regulatory burdens and the need to stop regulatory "overreach" by agencies like EPA which has been accused of making politically driven decisions. Read More »

Female US astronaut breaks spacewalk record

It's not clear how the 8-kg (18-pound) shield broke free and made a run for it, but the astronauts were able to rectify the situation by fitting a temporary cover over the gap in the docking port - a plan devised by quick-thinking members of the Mission Control team. Read More »

Sony debuts the Xperia XZs and XA1

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Under the hood, the smartphone from Sony sports Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor along with 4 GB RAM . While there is no news about the launch of Xperia XZ Premium in the Indian market, the company is actually bringing the smaller Xperia XZs . Read More »

Xbox Live, Office 365, OneDrive and Outlook.com suffer outage

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Microsoft's online services have suffered another major outage this week, causing widespread logging issues for that user who trying to access various Microsoft's online services. By Tuesday afternoon tweets were rolling in again, this time users were having issues signing into Xbox Live accounts. Does not recognise my email address and/or just takes me to an error page. Read More »

Nintendo Switch Will Be Available Again At GameStop Soon

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Nintendo believes it can sell 10 million units in the financial year beginning April 1. But Nintendo has a plan to get every paying customer a Switch before too long, as the company is reportedly doubling production of the console due to strong early sales numbers. Read More »

Facebook Messenger Stops Working on Old Windows Devices

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First of all, we remind you that Windows 10 Mobile has been developed in a way to bridge the gap between PC and smartphones, thanks to the awesome features such as Universal Windows Apps (UWP) and continuum. "Thank you for choosing to use Messenger.We regret to inform you that since the end of March, the app version you're using is no longer supported and you cannot send and receive messages". Read More »

Fear The Walking Dead: Season 3 will air later than expected!

Last week's episode featured little actually happening, and this week's episode was no different. Again, this shouldn't be high praise; shows that aren't as loved do it all the time, and with less budget. Do you agree with Rick that Michonne would be able to lead the group in his absence? And we had the deepening romance of Rick and Michonne , which allowed for some very emotional moments, including a scene where Michonne echoed the first half of my favorite exchange of ... Read More »

Intelligence-Panel Members Say They Will Probe Trump's Wiretap Claims

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But that wouldn't have been Obama ordering an apparent wiretapping on Trump Tower , a wiretapping for which there is no public evidence. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA-D) joins CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" to respond to President Trump's unsubstantiated claim that President Obama wiretapped his phones at Trump Tower ahead of the 2016 election. Read More »

What you need to know if you're watching April the Giraffe

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Calves are six feet tall at birth. Her name is April, and she is one of the park's two reticulated giraffes ( Giraffa camelopardalis reticulate ). Her keepers were dealing with major outcry Thursday morning after the video was suspended for complaints of nudity and sexual content by animal rights activists. Read More »

Jose Fernandez's girlfriend gives birth to daughter

Fernandez was 20 years old when he married a woman named Alejandra Baleato Marichal on December 2, 2012, in Tampa, according to a State of Florida Marriage Record obtained by the Miami Herald Friday . "He wanted to know, am I going to be a good father?" A state of Florida marriage record shows that Fernandez, who was killed in a boating accident in September, married Alejandra Baleato Marichal on December 2, 2012, in Tampa. Read More »

Stock Price of Cemex SAB de CV (CX) Decreases -3.98%

Over the past 50 days, CEMEX, S.A.B.de C.V.'s stock is -7.26% off of the high and 14.40% removed from the low. The stock's average true range of stands at 0.27, while the relative strength index is 55.4. Brandes Investment Partners LP now owns 40,152,003 shares of the company's stock valued at $247,738,000 after buying an additional 1,193,621 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Honda WR-V to launch in India on March 16

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Talking about the prices, the Honda WR-V is to fall in the range of INR 7 lakh to 9 lakh (ex-showroom). The WR-V is Honda's newest crossover to join the lineup, which will rival hatchback-based crossovers like the Hyundai i20 Active and sub-4m SUVs like the Maruti Vitara Brezza. Read More »

Pokemon Go Special Items

In Pokemon GO , there are two different Pokemon that can evolve using the Metal Coat item in the game. Pokemon Go Gen 2 Pokemon are here. The Dragon Scale opens up another evolution for Seadra, allowing you to evolve it into a Kingdra with an additional 100 sweets. Seadra will require 100 sweets added to the Dragon Scale to evolve. Read More »

Nintendo's Classic Mini NES Will Continue To Be Product, Assures the Company

Among the 30 games players can try out are classic titles such as "Super Mario Bros.", "PAC-MAN", "Donkey Kong", "The Legend of Zelda", "Metroid", "Castlevania" and "Final Fantasy". At the time of this writing, Nintendo has not made a comment to confirm or deny that it has stopped production of the NES Mini Classic. Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima recently went on record to say that while there had been problems in the past, the future chances of buying a Nintendo NES was set to go up. Read More »

Sprint's new unlimited plan adds HD streaming, four lines for $90

When carriers compete, you win. Sprint on Thursday upped its unlimited plan, launching the "best unlimited HD plan ever" according to its press release . After which pricing goes up to $160 a month for the same four lines. They can pay $60 for the same plan if they get on Sprint's AutoPay system which promises them a $5 per month discount on the new unlimited plan. Read More »

Play 'Halo Wars 2' four days early by pre-ordering today

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The digital version, however, will be made available worldwide as soon as it launches. In a post on the Halo forums , 343 community manager Brian Jarrard said the move was due to "retail plans having been shifted". The physical edition will still be available in Europe, but anyone who wants to play the game on PC in the U.S. will have to venture onto the Windows Store. Read More »

Dineo is expected to escalate to an intense cyclone

According to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), the system has maximum sustained wind speeds of 52 miles per hour (83 km/hr), equivalent to a tropical storm on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale (SSHWS). Whilst there is much uncertainty regarding the location and timing of the storm's impact within South Africa, the most likely areas to be affected include the Ehlanzeni district (including the Kruger National Park) in Mpumalanga as well as Mopani and Vhembe districts in Limpopo, ... Read More »

Oroville Dam evacuations: Areas affected if the Dam bursts

State authorities and engineers on Thursday began carefully releasing water from the Lake Oroville Dam, some 105km north of Sacramento , after noticing the missing chunks of concrete from the spillway. As soon as officials saw the craters in the auxiliary spillway Sunday, they realized they had an emergency on their hands. Officials said the 770 ft-tall dam could collapse at any moment, ordering everyone living in flood risk areas to leave immediately. Read More »

Microsoft Project Scorpio May Arrive At E3 2017

While most of these announcements are coming from Twitter , we're expecting a lot of news and announcements from E3 where Microsoft may outline what the console will do and feature this coming year. And boy, did he come through. "Yeah, right now I'm in a meeting for E3, I like the lineup", Phil Spencer has simply said. As Microsoft explained at E3, this new revival of Phantom Dust will use the original elements of the game of 2004, but some key parts of it will be updated. Read More »

Microsoft Surface - this iconic product is NO MORE

However the earnings report noted that sales of Surface Pro 3, which was released back in June 2014, had plummeted recently, and that as a result, the device will soon be phased out. The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is undeniably a less-acclaimed Surface tablet compared to its successor. But, there were no words mentioning about the Surface Pro 5 and the event was limited to the Surface Book i7 and the Surface Studio. Read More »

Ronda Rousey Visits Standing Rock To Support 'NoDAPL' Protesters

Mike Doyle, the Democratic team's coach. Vice President Mike Pence acknowledged Thursday the "seriously wounded" Rep. Steve Scalise and the "courageous" Capitol Police officers who engaged a gunman during the congressional baseball practice shooting - saying that America will show how it pulls together at Thursday's game. Read More »

Former Rockstar North Exec Developing 'Everywhere' Using Amazon's Lumberyard

There is now no information on a release date for Everywhere , but this is definitely a project to keep an eye on. "I am proud to have been part of past advancements in gaming", said Benzies. It's definitely not quick and easy to develop a game, it takes a lot of time and money for it to be officially completed. As the team doesn't have the rights to distribute Liberty City as their own work, players will require a copy of Grand Theft Auto IV to explore the city in GTA V. Read More »