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Niantic Building AR Maps With Help From 'Pokémon Go' Players

Niantic Building AR Maps With Help From 'Pokémon Go' Players

Niantic, the company behind “Pokémon Go,” has revealed that it wants players to help it build an augmented reality map. Niantic plans on letting third-party developers use the AR map for their own apps. Niantic believes that building an AR map is crucial in advancing augmented reality apps. “We want players to build out the game board […]

Google's AI sounds like a human on the phone — should we be worried?

Google's AI sounds like a human on the phone — should we be worried?

It came as a total surprise: the most impressive demonstration at Google’s I/O conference yesterday was a phone call to book a haircut. Of course, this phone call was different. It wasn’t made by a human, but by the Google Assistant, which did an uncannily good job of asking the right questions, pausing in the […]

Google Assistant takes center stage at I/O, search takes a back seat

Google Assistant takes center stage at I/O, search takes a back seat

Google Assistant has fast become one of Google’s marquee products and a critical component of Google’s competitive strategy versus rivals Apple and Amazon. Today, at Google I/O, the company announced a long list of new features, capabilities and improvements. First, the obligatory impressive numbers. The Google Assistant is now on 500 million devices globally, including […]

LG is readying a new Wear OS smartwatch

LG is readying a new Wear OS smartwatch

A late April rumor from AndroidHeadlines claimed that LG was readying the Watch Timepiece, a unique hybrid that would blend a Wear OS device (including a 1.2-inch 360 x 360 display) with a quartz watch. Even when the smartwatch portion ran out of battery, you’d still have basic time available for nearly 100 hours. The […]

WhatsApp's new feature lets you chat without opening the app: Here's how

WhatsApp's new feature lets you chat without opening the app: Here's how

WhatsApp Billionaire Jan Koum Leaves Company To Work On Cars And Play Frisbee WhatsApp is one of the most downloaded smartphone apps. The Facebook-owned messaging platform has nearly 1.5 billion active users worldwide of which 200 million are from India. Most of the smartphone users have the app installed on their smartphones and only a handful […]

PUBG Updates Xbox One Test Servers, Limits Games to One Map

PUBG Updates Xbox One Test Servers, Limits Games to One Map

By Tanner Dedmon – May 6, 2018 For those who have been participating in the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds tests on the Xbox One, you’ll notice a few changes the next time you log into the test servers now that a new update has been released. Following feedback from players and the desire to test different […]

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) gets another Xbox test this weekend

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) gets another Xbox test this weekend

Recently, Microsoft revealed that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) on Xbox One would get the long-awaited “Miramar” map in May. While the main focus is on making sure the map is a treat to play on consoles, there are other improvements coming soon. The Xbox One Public Test Server is a great place to check out what’s […]

'Minecraft's' Latest Update, 'Aquatic', Will Be Final Update For Older Game Consoles

'Minecraft's' Latest Update, 'Aquatic', Will Be Final Update For Older Game Consoles

“Minecraft” announced that it would be not be updating software for older models such as the Xbox 360 and the Wii U. The announcement was met with mixed reaction from Twitter.   ( Christian Petersen | Getty Images ) Minecraft users are about to be in for a rude awakening, as game developers signaled a […]

GeForce 397.55 hotfix driver download

Download the Nvidia GeForce 397.55 driver as released by NVIDIA. These drivers are basically the same as the previous released version, with a small number of additional targeted fixes. The fixes that make it in are based in part on your feedback in the Driver Feedback threads and partly on how realistic it is for us […]

5 strange things about the LG G7 ThinQ

5 strange things about the LG G7 ThinQ

After months of speculation and leaks, the new LG G7 ThinQ is finally official: and yes, it has a notch, it has a glass and metal design, a dual camera setup and all the bells and whistles you expect from a 2018 flagship. Yet still, after using the new LG G7, we found a few […]