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Samsung Pay will expand online shopping for US consumers in 2016

Samsung will launch its payment system, Samsung Pay for US consumers in 2016 for online shopping, according to a statement issued by the South Korean Electronics giant. Select models of Samsung smartphones support Samsung Pay and next year, consumers in United States will be able to make... read more

Sony, Microsoft reportedly planning to launch their next-gen consoles soon

According to reports, Sony and Microsoft have efforts underway to bring the successors of their current-generation gaming consoles, the PlayStation 4 (PS4) and Xbox One respectively, to the market soon.

The next-generation PlayStation to be launched by Sony will be the PlayStation 5 (PS5... read more

ArcaSpace debuts a working hoverboard; cost $20,000

Last week, privately owned space company ArcaSpace unveiled a legit working hoverboard – dubbed ‘ArcaBoard’ – via a promotional video. The video shows that the ArcaBoard is a real-life, working device which hovers, sans wheels.

Going by the video released by ArcaSpace to debut the... read more

Steam glitch allows users to see personal info of other users

On Friday, December 25, the Steam service was hit by a glitch, because of which the users of Valve's popular digital gaming store could see the personal information of other users.

As a result of the nearly one-hour glitch -- which led to a brief shutdown of the Steam service -- the users... read more

UCLA Research team develops super-strong metal using magnesium and silicon carbide

A super strong metal with high stiffness to weight ratio has been developed by University of California, Los Angeles researchers by using silicon carbide nanoparticles with magnesium. The light-weight metal created by the project team can be used in many industries due to its low cost commercial... read more

Arca Space announces ‘real hoverboard’ that can fly for six minutes

Arca Space Corporation has announced a hoverboard that can fly for six minutes and requires six hours of charging afterwards. The hoverboard has been priced at $19,900 by Arca Space. The hoverboard is different from two-wheeled, self-balancing scooters that were among hot selling items this year... read more

Company to Begin Oculus Rift Pre-Orders

The founder of Oculus Company, Palmer Luckey, has announced that they are likely to open pre-orders for Oculus Rift headset early in 2016. The announcement comes amidst several consumers desperate to buy a virtual reality head mounted display headset. The desperation is owing to a number of... read more

Palmer Luckey: Oculus Rift pre-orders will open in 2016 Q1

In a December 22 post on Twitter, Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey has hinted at the forthcoming availability of the much-awaited commercial version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset next year.

In his tweet, Luckey announced that the Oculus will start taking pre-orders for... read more

Judge dismisses Apple lawsuit over iMessage blocking to Android

A class action lawsuit accusing tech giant Apple of iMessage blocking to Android was dismissed by Judge Lucy Koh on Friday.

The lawsuit was filed against Apple by some infuriated ex-users of the Apple iPhone. The plaintiffs claimed that messages from Apple’s mobile devices to Android... read more

‘Uncharted 4: Thief’s End’ launch delayed until April 26

In a recent disclosure made via the PlayStation Blog, Neil Druckmanm, the director of ‘Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’ revealed that the launch of the much-awaited exclusive PlayStation 4 game has been delayed until April 2016.

The ‘Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’ game was previously scheduled... read more

Nintendo launching ‘Super Mario Galaxy’ for Wii U Virtual Console

In an announcement made via a statement released on its website, Nintendo said that the ‘Super Mario Galaxy’ game will be available for the Wii U Virtual Console on Christmas Eve.

Announcing the imminent availability of the ‘Super Mario Galaxy’ version for Wii U Virtual Console, Nintendo... read more

Ford, Google reportedly planning a joint venture to build self-driving cars

According to a Yahoo Autos report, bigwig automaker Ford and tech giant Google apparently have plans underway to launch a joint venture for building self-driving cars. The joint venture will essentially combine the strengths of the two companies, enabling them to bring self-driving cars on the... read more

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