Auto, Companies, Lexus

Over 1 Million Lexus Hybrid Cars Sold Worldwide!

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Lexus announced that the company sold over 1 million hybrid vehicles since the world’s first luxury hybrid vehicle, the RX 400h, went on sale in April 2005. It’s quite a welcome piece of news in today’s world of eco-friendly oriented living, giving the human civilization more things to rejoice about as well. It also marks a sign of coming times. The sales of hybrids and electricity powered vehicles is steadily in a growth cycle lately. As of the end of March, Lexus has sold approximately 1,000,600 hybrid vehicles in 11 years. To commemorate this milestone, a new NX 300h was delivered to a Lexus customer

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VR World

Acer Debuts Stylish Aluminum Chromebook 14 Laptop

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With the Acer Chromebook 14, the first thing that comes to mind when you are looking at it – is the Apple Macbook. The newest Acer Chromebook device looks unmistakably similar to Apple’s highest selling laptop. Something owners will definitely appreciate, given the high selling nature of the Macbook. For the most part, Apple’s laptops have looked great – something that plenty other device makers are using to their advantage – same could be said about this one in certain key areas. The design overall looks great. The aluminum looks fantastic and the whole thing looks sturdy in every detail. On the other hand, even

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Auto, Companies, Gaming, Hardware, Nvidia, Space and Science, VR World

The NVIDIA DRIVE PX Gets ATTT Award of Excellence

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The NVIDIA PX autonomous car development platform recently received the Award of Excellence in the Autonomous Driving/AI division. The accolades were handed earlier this week at the 7th Automotive Telecommunication Technology Tokyo exhibition, marking another achievement. It also showcases how the car industry is taking bigger and bigger steps towards autonomous driving. The award is the latest recognition of the key role GPUs – and the AI renaissance sparked by GPU-powered deep learning techniques – are playing as automakers race to offer more sophisticated capabilities. “With NVIDIA’s chips coming into the car industry, autonomous driving has suddenly become a reality,” said Takeshi Natsuno, head of the awards committee

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3D, AMD, Companies, Gaming, Hardware, VR World

Radeon Graphics: The Intersection of Speed and Sophistication in the DirectX 12 Era

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AMD announced their impressive roster of state-of-the-art DirectX 12 games and engines, each with extensive tuning for the Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture at the heart of modern Radeon GPUs. This marks another milestone in the quest to adhere to newer game/application requests, creating a great showcase of performance and visual appeal. This also provides owners of the newest AMD Radeon graphic cards a chance to fully utilize all the advancements of DirectX 12 games, engines and design. This news comes in mid of recent talk and rumors about potential developments by AMD in the field of processors and graphics, giving the fans of the brand

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Analysis, Companies, Google, VR World

Google Announces Improved Gmail Security Warnings

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The security of personal information & data is all the hype lately. This was a highly debated subject after the Apple iPhone access requested by the FBI following a recent terrorist attack that was declined by the company completely. Now, Google announced improved Gmail security warnings. One of the most prominent issues is the warning that is issued to accounts when is believed they’ve been targeted by state-sponsored attackers. This comes as a controversial measure. One, that we’re sure will raise a lot of attention in the world of security and data theft. It will also prove crucial to see how will Google react to potential data access to those

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VR World

AT&T enables international Wi-Fi calling with iOS 9.3

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Interesting news comes from AT&T as they enable international Wi-Fi calling with iOS 9.3 updated today. This means that all U.S. owners of an account with that mobile provider, can now freely call internationally over WiFi and scratch dose nagging int call expenses. This is a further upgrade over the domestic calls enabled on WiFi for AT&T customers that was rolled out earlier last year. While negating international cost fees is the foremost aspect, it also helps with areas where cellular service is rather poor. While supported in many countries, the feature is currently restricted in China, Cuba, India, Iran, Israel, North Korea, Pakistan, Saudi

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Auto, News, VR World

The 2017 Nissan GT-R Is Fast, Dynamic And Gorgeous

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Nissan unveiled the 2017 Nissan GT-R at the New York International Auto Show today, giving the darling of the car world a thorough makeover inside and out overall. Some major driving performance enhancements and key new features, also come part of the newly refreshed model, perfectly accentuating what is he most significant change to Nissan’s flagship super sports car since it was introduced. “As the icon of Nissan’s driving performance, the GT-R continues to evolve. With the signature V-motion grille, the GT-R now possesses the latest Nissan design language. Its exceptional aerodynamic performance and upgraded interior have given the GT-R a more mature character, which

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Apple, Companies, Mobile, Smartphones, VR World

Is Apple iPhone SE Looking Old or Great?

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Out with the old, in with the … old? On Apple’s Spring 2016 event in San Francisco the company introduced the iPhone SE, blast from the past with a new twist; new performance and improved usability. The package of the iPhone SE offers compact aluminum design updated with matte-chamfered edges, color-matched stainless steel Apple logo in a compact design introducec with the iPhone 5/5S. Apple iPhone SE will come in four metallic finishes, including rose gold. Apple iPhone SE offers exceptional performance on the iOS system, using the same 64-bit A9 processor offered in actual high-end phones; iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Given that they’re running at blazing fast

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Breaking, Companies, Microsoft, Mobile, News, Smartphones, Tablets, VR World, Windows Phone

Windows 10 Mobile Upgrade coming to Windows Phone 8.1

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Unlike its predecessors, Windows 10 Mobile shares a lot with the Windows 10 PC systems, potentially giving the mobile users a perfect solution for their mobile demands. Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile is the latest attempt to take on smartphone OS leaders Apple (iOS) and Google (Android). After months of announcements and discussion going, Microsoft finally released the OS upgrade for select Windows Phone 8.1 devices. “Consistent with our approach to the Windows 10 PC upgrade, we are focused on delivering a high quality experience for our customers,” said Michael Fortin (Corporate VP, Core Quality, Windows and Devices Group). “The Windows 10 Upgrade Advisor app can be downloaded from the Windows Store

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Gaming, VR World

Star Wars Battlefront Outer Rim DLC To Launch Next Week

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Star Wars Battlefront Outer Rim DLC is coming next week! Gamers worldwide will be happy to know it’s been confirmed that the additional content will be released on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 22nd for all Season Pass owners. Everyone else, you’ll have to wait until 5th of April to purchase the DLC and play additional maps, play as new heroes, use new weapons and enjoy plenty of new features that are coming with this update. Electronic Arts is definitely making a great case for themselves and the Seasons Pass showcase. This was all revealed in an Outer Rim DLC stream made

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VR World

Video: Top 50 Greatest Battlefield 4 Moments

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Just what we needed at 2AM, a dose of funny and epic BF4 moments. This video features what GameSprout considers the top fifty Battlefield 4 moments. Since many of us play BF4 and can relate to parts of this video, seeing some pretty damn funny and amazing situations is a true 2AM moment of sheer happiness overall. From funny to simply 1337 sniping skills, it’s all there! Battlefield 4 is a 2013 first-person shooter video game developed by the Swedish video game developer EA Digital Illusions CE (DICE) and published by Electronic Arts. Made as a sequel to Battlefield 3, it continues with the same

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Analysis, Business, energy, Global Politics, Space and Science, VR World

Report: Economic Growth with Green Environment is Possible

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Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) – the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions – stayed flat for the second year in a row, according to analysis of preliminary data for 2015 released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA). The IEA report is great news for the planet, giving us hope that economic growth is possible without damage to our natural habitat. It however, showcases how well can we adapt if we put our money, effort and trust into new technologies/systems overall. “The new figures confirm last year’s surprising but welcome news: we now have seen two straight years of greenhouse gas emissions decoupling from economic growth,”

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Breaking, Game Developer Conference (GDC), Gaming, Graphics, Hardware, News, Nvidia, press releases, Virtual Reality (VR), VR World

10 Ways NVIDIA is Making VR a Reality

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We received a news release from NVIDIA which explains the company efforts on driving the Virtual Reality. On Game Developers Conference, NVIDIA unleased VRWorks – its Software Development Kit (SDK) for developing VR experiences on GeForce and Tegra hardware. In a way, the battle will heat up between different software development packages, especially between AMD’s LiquidVR, a continuation of Mantle API development, and NVIDIA’s GameWorks / VRWorks. VRWorks is a successor to GameWorks VR, which the company debuted last year – and presents a shift in thinking from gaming titles only into wholesome experiences (VR gaming, VR education, VR experiences, VR videos). We are providing you with

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Android, Companies, Internet of Things (IoT), iOS, Mobile, Operating Systems, Smartphones, Uber

Once Again, Uber Delivers: Family Profiles Introduced

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It seems that these days, Uber is rocking it out! The well-known transportation service recently introduced UberEats, an app that allows you to order a takeaway the same way as ordering yourself a ride. Now, they’ve introduced ‘Family Profiles’. So, what exactly does this mean? First, with this option you allow your friends and/or family, to share one payment method for Uber overall. One feature passengers have frequently requested is an easy way to pay for family and friends. That’s why Uber announced Family Profiles, a new feature launched in Atlanta, Dallas and Phoenix that lets up to 10 riders safely and easily share one

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Apple, Companies, Google, VR World

Google’s search engine crawler to stop identifying as an iPhone

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While this change won’t really affect particular website users, it does mark a natural shift in Google Bot’s way of doing things. Until now, Google Bot identified itself as an iPhone running iOS 8.3, according to the company. This means that it fetches sites, crawls them and gathers important data – as Apple’s own browser. Now, after this update will make the agent identify as a Nexus 5X running Android 6.0.1 that will crawl the sites as Google’s own Chrome browsers it seems. “We’re updating the user-agent string so that our renderer can better understand pages that use newer web technologies. Our renderer evolves over time and the

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AMD, Gaming, VR World

AMD Gaming Evolved Gets Updated

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It seems that streaming is ‘all the rage’ right now. Showcasing your skills, giving fans across the world access to your gaming and showing your neat tricks. This is basically what’s it all about. Thanks to AMD’s Gaming Evolved this is now even simpler and even more easy to use. We’ve talked a lot about the future of streaming/showcases of gameplay in recent months. For certain games, giving the individuals a first eye witness into the world of pro’s and other popular players is the way to go. Simply put, it increases the popularity and allows gamers, specially with certain titles, to earn more money than ever

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3D, Hardware, News, VR World

Updated MSI GeForce GTX 950 Graphic Cards Unveiled

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Today, MSI updated their GeForce lineup. The introduction of the MSI GeForce GTX 950 models mark the newest addition to MSI’s line-up of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 900 series graphics cards. hey demonstrate just how power efficient NVIDIA’s Maxwell architecture can be, using only 75W power while still providing full GeForce® GTX 950 performance. Due to this extreme efficiency, the new MSI GeForce GTX 950 models require no additional power from PEG connectors, but are powered completely through the PCIe slot. The new MSI GeForce GTX 950 models offer gamers with moderate budgets a perfect choice with smooth and solid gaming performance at Full HD, especially

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Video: Russian Warplanes Head Out Of Of Syria

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Russian involvment – at least on this scale – in Syria is over. This means that the dozens of warplanes currently deployed in Russian airbases in Syria – are headed home. Russian ministry of defense released a few videos, showcasing their fighter jets and tactical bombers, leaving the theater in an orderly fashion. While this means Russian involvement in Syria will be taken down a notch, it still remains a highly potent threat to any terrorist and/or ISIS targets over there, if the Syrian Arab Army needs their support. First group of Su-34 bombers, which had taken off from the Hmeymim airbase and performed long-range

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Companies, Game Developer Conference (GDC), Hardware, Sony, Videos, VR World

PlayStation VR: Launching In October for $399

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The annual Game Developers Conference is in full swing and we’re part of it. Today, Sony announced that PlayStation VR is launching in October. We’ve been eagerly expecting the first VR solutions for the console world, and this Japanese company is certainly making a big splash with their solution. Combine the wide array of gaming titles with excellent VR solutions and you’ve got a great winter coming up. As we said earlier, PlayStation VR headset will launch in October this year and it will come with a suggested retail price of USD $399 / CAD $549. This is one of the most affordable VR kits out there, an almost

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Android, Apple, Breaking, Business, Companies, iOS, Mobile, Smartphones, Software Programs, startups, Uber, VR World

Uber Will Now Deliver Food Straight To Your Door

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You use Uber? Then you’re gonna love this: “We’ve been cooking up something new. An app that makes getting great food from hundreds of restaurants as easy as requesting a ride.” – the official announcement of ordering a meal – with Uber. The newly introduced app allows users to order takeaway food from favorite restaurants. But with a twist. You are still able to order food in a similar format, but this time you can order a meal and have it delivered onto longer distances – and with a dedicated app to serve all your ordering needs. The new UberEATS app is now available on iOS

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