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Analysis: For Honor unlocks cost $730 (or 5,200 hours)

The worst of free-to-play design is coming to full-price, pay-to-play titles. Enlarge / The spikes here represent the cost of unlocking everything in the game. The big guy is Ubisoft... At this point in the evolving history of video-game econ.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

20+ iPhone tips you’ll use frequently

I write about Apple every day. I write opinions, news analysis, tips, features – all sorts of stuff. Today I thought you might enjoy this collection of 20 lesser-known iPhone tips, which I do hope are of use to you. Here we go:Fickle fingers Doe.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News1 hr. 51 min. ago

Gaming PC sales in North America in 2016 grow 25-30%

Commenting on the gaming PC market in North America, Kevin Jones, vice president for US-based retail chain Micro Center said that overall sales increased 25-30% on year in 2016, and Micro Center’s sales grew 200-300% from a year ago. Jones expe.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

Cracking the Code on Virtual Events

This IDC Perspective offers CMOs and their event teams and demand teams practical recommendations on the use of digital, or virtual, events as part of a holistic event strategy. While marketing leaders covet the promise of an easy, cost-effective, sc.....»»

Category: topSource:  idcRelated News14 hr. 51 min. ago

Worldwide Tablet Market Shares, 2016: Detachable Tablets Continue to Offer Growth Opportunities

This IDC study provides an analysis of vendor performance in the tablet market in 2016. At the global level, Apple (share of 24.3%), Samsung (15.2%), and Amazon (6.9%) formed the top 3 tablet vendors, with the last one supplanting Lenovo in that rank.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News14 hr. 51 min. ago

MIT’s giant mobile 3D printer can build a building in 14 hours, and some day it may be headed to Mars

 At first glance, the Digital Construction Platform looks as awkward as its name. The system is actually a giant, mobile 3D printer, and the MIT team behind it believes it could help revolutionize home construction both here on Earth and other p.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 27 min. ago

This wearable chair will help doctors through long surgeries

'Archelis' by Nitto is a leg brace designed for professions who work long hours, standing on their feet, that supports your glutes as you bend your legs.  Read more...More about Convenience, Long Hours, Surgeons, Doctors, and Standing 'Ar.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 51 min. ago

Man who got dragged off United plane finally gets some money

The man who was pulled out of his seat and dragged off a United Airlines flight on April 9 just settled with the airline for an undisclosed amount of money.  The settlement comes just hours after United announced several new policies that they h.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 51 min. ago

Facebook sidesteps Snapchat by launching Messenger Lite in 132 more countries

 Facebook is aggressively pursuing the international and developing world markets Snapchat hasn’t prioritized. Facebook Lite recently hit 200 million users, and Instagram just rolled out offline mode for Android. Now after launching Messen.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 51 min. ago

Snapchat will no longer show a white border around old Memories

 Snapchat will no longer show that annoying white border around old photos that you share from Memories. Previously, if you shared a photo from Memories that was more than 24 hours old it would have a white border around the image. While Snapch.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 51 min. ago

GoPro’s financials improve thanks to Karma drone, cost reductions

 GoPro posted earnings in-line with analyst expectations today, reporting a non-GAAP loss of 44 cents per share on revenues of $218.6 million. That is an improvement from a loss of 63 cents per share and revenues of $183.5 million in the year-ag.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 51 min. ago

New analysis relocates the “hobbit” on the human family tree

Were humans migrating out of Africa much earlier than we realized? Enlarge / Artist's impression of the hobbit. (credit: Katrina Kenny, SA Museum) The story of how modern humans got to be where we are is constantly changing as new evidence is.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

Cloop Magnetic Keepers prevent cables from becoming clutter

We love our gadgets and gizmos, but we can’t use them without charging up the battery every now and again. Since a full charge only lasts for a few hours, we’re normally stuck carrying a bunch of cables around. This on its own is no issue.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  coolest-gadgetsRelated News20 hr. 19 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: Book Review: Practical Packet Analysis: Using Wireshark to Solve Real-World Network Problems

The overall equation is pretty simple: If you want to understand network traffic, you really should install Wireshark. And, if you really want to use Wireshark effectively, you should consider this book. Already in its third edition, Practical Pac.....»»

Category: networkingSource:  cwRelated News20 hr. 19 min. ago

Facebook sidesteps Snapchat by launching Messenger Lite in 150 more countries

 Facebook is aggressively pursuing the international and developing world markets Snapchat hasn’t prioritized. Facebook Lite recently hit 200 million users, and Instagram just rolled out offline mode for Android. Now after launching Messen.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 11 min. ago

New analysis of brain network activity offers unique insight into epileptic seizures

Little is known about which specific areas of the brain contribute to a patient's epileptic network or the roles these different areas play. As a group of researchers now reports one way to get closer to the complex wiring of the human brain is by me.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News22 hr. 42 min. ago

Get your coding career off the ground with the $49 Ultimate Learn to Code 2017 Bundle

Want to learn coding but don't have any clue where to begin? Our 10-lesson Ultimate Learn to Code 2017 Bundle contains more than 80 hours of learning material on JavaScript, Python, and more. It can be yours for only $49. The post Get your coding car.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 43 min. ago

For Honor Season 2 Adds New Heroes, Maps, Gear

Season Pass holders can unlock the two new heroes as soon as they're available in May. Ubisoft announced For Honor Season 2, Shadow and Might, hits consoles and PC May 16. Season 2 adds two new heroes, the Shinobi and Centurion, as well as a pa.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Vincentric Recognizes Three Hyundai Models In Best Fleet Value in America Awards For Their Low Cost Of Operation

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai's 2017 Elantra SE, 2017 Sonata Hybrid and 2017 Tucson models have been read more.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Energy drinks linked to more heart, blood pressure changes than caffeinated drinks alone

Two hours after drinking 32 ounces of a commercially available energy drink, the heart's electrical activity was abnormal compared to drinking a caffeine-matched control drink. Both caffeine and energy drinks raised systolic blood pressure initially.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Exercise and vitamin D better together for heart health

Researchers report that an analysis of survey responses and health records of more than 10,000 American adults for nearly 20 years suggests a 'synergistic' link between exercise and good vitamin D levels in reducing the risk of heart attacks and stro.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017