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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

June 23-26 Forzathon Tips & Ebisu Style Skills: Win a Porsche Cayenne Turbo

June 23-26 Forzathon Tips & Ebisu Style Skills: Win a Porsche Cayenne Turbo is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. The June 23rd to 26th Forzathon lets you win a Porsche Cayenne Turbo, 130,000 XP, 200,000 credits and three wheelspins. This t.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News2 hr. 56 min. ago

Beautiful Honor 9 up for pre-order in the U.K. ahead of June 27 launch

Honor took the wraps off of the Honor 9, its latest and greatest flagship handset, in China. The new phone features 12MP and 20MP dual cameras and the Kirin 960 processor, and is apparently in track for an international release soon. The post Beautif.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 5 min. ago

Beautiful Honor 9 phone up for pre-order in the U.K. ahead of June 27 official launch

Honor took the wraps off of the Honor 9, its latest and greatest flagship handset, in China. The new phone features 12MP and 20MP dual cameras and the Kirin 960 processor, and is apparently in track for an international release soon. The post Beautif.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 41 min. ago

Steam Summer Sale’s best discounts, chosen by Ars’ cost-cutting braintrust [Updated]

You have two weeks to save on thousands of games. Here’s our starting list of savings. Enlarge / Ooh, AND stickers?! Those are fun, but we're here for the savings. (credit: Steam) Sun? Beaches? Rooftop parties? Pish-posh! It's time to hide w.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 33 min. ago

Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Quarterly Mobile Phone Market Qualitative Analysis, 1Q17

This IDC Presentation provides a graphic overview of the state of the mobile phone market in Asia/Pacific. Figures include units per product category, screen size segment, and top vendors, according to the latest tracker publication of 1Q17. The pres.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News16 hr. 4 min. ago

Steam Summer Sale’s best discounts, chosen by Ars’ cost-cutting braintrust

You have two weeks to save on thousands of games. Here’s our starting list of savings. Enlarge / Ooh, AND stickers?! Those are fun, but we're here for the savings. (credit: Steam) Sun? Beaches? Rooftop parties? Pish-posh! It's time to hide w.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

Fireball Browser Hijack Impact Revised After Microsoft Analysis

Sean Michael Kerner, writing for eWeek: A browser hijacking operation initially reported to have 250 million victims by security firm Check Point isn't quite that large, according to a new analysis by Microsoft. On June 1, security firm Check Point r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 32 min. ago

Lenovo confirms upcoming special-edition ThinkPad won’t cost $5,000

Lenovo is set to official announce a special edition ThinkPad laptop in October in celebration of the brand's 25th anniversary. The special laptop will be aimed at enthusiasts and superfans who provided ideas and feature requests. The post Lenovo con.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 41 min. ago

Reading 200 Books a Year Is Possible If You Master These Two Skills

Reading 200 Books a Year Is Possible If You Master These Two Skills.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News21 hr. 13 min. ago

News Analysis: Tough Task for Next Uber Leader: Mending Fences With Drivers

With Travis Kalanick out as Uber’s chief executive, the company has a chance to improve its treatment of drivers. An option for tipping drivers is a start......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News22 hr. 32 min. ago

Modsy, a home-decorating service with 3D renderings, reduces its cost

We may all fancy ourselves interior designers, but if we're really being honest, we should probably leave the decorating to the experts. One such expert is Modsy, a new home design service that shows you interior designs in 3D renderings. The post Mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Linksys finally "unlocks" Velop"s web-based interface for all owners to use

The latest firmware released for the Velop mesh networking system adds a web-based interface to manage the network from a desktop or laptop. The update also provides new settings to tweak and more via the web-based interface. The post Linksys finally.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Heat can kill and we’re turning up the thermostat

Analysis of deadly heatwaves shows how many more people they’ll affect by 2100. Enlarge (credit: Jorge Quinteros) ‘Tis the season for heatwaves in the Northern Hemisphere, as folks across Europe and parts of the US west have been reminded.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Curiosity Rover Decides, By Itself, What To Investigate On Mars

sciencehabit writes: NASA's Curiosity rover landed on Mars in 2012, in part to analyze rocks to see whether the Red Planet was ever habitable (or inhabited). But now the robot has gone off script, picking out its own targets for analysis -- precisely.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

How the pressure on Travis Kalanick played out in the days and hours leading to his resignation (Mike Isaac/New York Times)

Mike Isaac / New York Times: How the pressure on Travis Kalanick played out in the days and hours leading to his resignation  —  Travis Kalanick's final hours as Uber's chief executive played out in a private room in a downtown Chic.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Competitive Profiles and Analysis of Leading IT Services Players in the Czech Republic, 2017

This IDC study lists the top 100 IT services providers in the Czech Republic by market share, based on their 2016 performance. It offers a detailed examination of the top 10 services providers, including their performance according to IDC's 13 founda.....»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Australia Education ICT Market, 2015–2020

This IDC Presentation provides an analysis of the education ICT market in Australia from 2015 to 2020. It assesses opportunities, both short- and long-term, within the segment. For this purpose, an overview of economic variables and competitive force.....»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Obama’s Energy Secretary is starting a low-carbon energy think tank

Energy Futures Initiative will offer analysis to “policymakers, industry executives, and NGOs.” Enlarge / PARIS, FRANCE - 2015/12/08: US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz talks during a panel at the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Confe.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Honda Shuts Down Factory After Finding NSA-derived Wcry In Its Networks

A Honda factory near Tokyo was shuttered for over 24 hours this week after its computers became infected with WannaCry, the same ransomware virus responsible for crippling systems in dozens of countries last month, the car manufacturer said Wednesday.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Kamala Harris releases a 45-song Spotify playlist to celebrate black artists

Sen. Kamala Harris listens to Migos. Probably.  At any rate, "T-Shirt" is on her new Spotify playlist, released Tuesday in honor of African-American Music Appreciation Month. The public playlist, called "#AAMAM - All Time Favorites," features tr.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017