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Nissan Qashqai comes to America as 2017 Rogue Sport (Video)

Nissan Qashqai comes to America as 2017 Rogue Sport (Photo)

A week before the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, news broke that the Nissan Qashqai would be making its way over from Europe to the US. Now on the first day of the show the Japanese automaker has revealed this, the Rogue Sport. Yes, the name “Qashqai” has been dropped in favor of something Americans are more familiar with. Compact crossovers ... Read More »

Samsung’s Gear smartwatches now work with iOS app

Samsung's Gear smartwatches now work with iOS app

Samsung has announced that the Gear S3, Gear S2 and Gear Fit2 are now compatible with iOS via new Gear S and Gear Fit apps available now available on the App Store. The Samsung Gear S app brings iPhone connectivity to the company’s Gear 2 and Gear 3 wearables, while the Gear Fit app offers similar compatibility for Gear Fit2 ... Read More »

Aliens Finally Discovered in Elite Dangerous Space Game (Video)

Aliens Finally Discovered in Elite Dangerous Space Game

After years of searching and many mysterious hints and clues, an Elite: Dangerous player finally makes contact with the elusive Thargoid alien species. Elite Dangerous is a unique kind of game, based around exploration and trading in the far reaches of space. Available on PC and Xbox One, the space simulation has captured the imagination of thousands of players thanks ... Read More »

iOS 10 Hits 76 percent adoption rate; according to Apple’s stats

iOS 10 Hits 76 percent adoption rate, according to Apple's stats

Apple has released its latest iOS adoption numbers, revealing that the version 10 of its mobile operating system now powers 76% of compatible devices. iOS installation rates have grown significantly over the holiday period, jumping up 13 percentage points between the end of November and the beginning of January. On November 27, 2016, iOS 10 was installed on 63 percent ... Read More »

Google kills Hangouts API In April

Google kills Hangouts API In April

Google quietly revealed that it will shut down the Hangouts API, preventing new apps from being built and shutting off existing apps on April 25th. Google hasn’t addressed this change in a blog post, but has instead updated the Hangouts FAQ page and sent an email to developers who were using the API. The email, obtained by TechCrunch, reads as ... Read More »

Montreal Startup Mighty Cast Unleashes Exclusive Ingress Mod Band

Montreal Startup Mighty Cast Unleashes Exclusive Ingress Mod Band

A company you’ve probably never heard of, Mighty Cast, has today announced a pair of interesting new wearable devices at CES 2017. The Nex Evolution doesn’t have a full display, but rather opts for five small tappable buttons called “Mods” that can be customized to do almost anything using the companion app and light up to provide phone notifications. And ... Read More »

Alien Covenant VR experience headed to major platforms, Report

Alien Covenant VR experience headed to major platforms, Report

The Alien franchise is getting another virtual reality …. “experience,” this time based on the upcoming Ridley Scott film Alien: Covenant. Variety reports the project does not yet have a release date but will be a “paid title on major VR platform”. The fact that you have to pay for it, and the following description, makes it sound like a ... Read More »

BlackBerry Mercury set to come out at MWC 2017 – complete with keyboard

BlackBerry Mercury set to come out at MWC 2017 - complete with keyboard

BlackBerry’s QWERTY sporting smartphone, codenamed ‘Mercury’ has finally been revealed at CES 2017. Chinese manufacturer TCL has rights to create phones under the BlackBerry name, and this model is unofficially called the Mercury. They revealed a prototype today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and it’s pretty darn sleek: Enjoy our official first look at what’s to come ... Read More »

University of Waterloo team helps launch new autonomous vehicle at CES In Las Vegas

University of Waterloo team helps launch new autonomous vehicle at CES In Las Vegas

Researchers at the University of Waterloo played a key role in the development of a highly autonomous vehicle that Renesas Electronics America unveiled today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Using sensors and powerful computers, the car is capable of detecting and responding to other vehicles, stop signs and traffic lights to provide a safer driving experience. ... Read More »