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Sonic Mania Plus Announced By SEGA

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No details about the new modes have been revealed so far. Previous owners will able to be receive Sonic Mania Plus via an upgrade patch, but it is now unknown if it will come at an additional cost. Also coming to Sonic Mania Plus are two new playable characters, namely Mighty the Armadillo and Ray the Flying Squirrel. Both characters hail from 1993's SegaSonic the Hedgehog . Read More »

Apple Schedules Education Event for 27 March 2018

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Whether Apple plans to take on that market with a new product, or just service it with iPads, is unclear. But instead of hosting at its brand-new campus , or at any venue in the Bay Area as it tends to do, the forthcoming event will be held at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago, Illinois. Read More »

Neymar criticised for bad-taste homage to physicist Hawking

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In science, the contributions of Stephen Hawking are recognized by the world's physical community. Actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik, who met and worked with Prof Hawking when he appeared on United States sitcom The Big Bang Theory , tweeted: "As we near Pi day (3.14) I join the global community in mourning the loss of the greatest physicist of our era". Read More »

Maharashtra chemical factory blast kills 3, injures 15; rescue ops underway

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The fire has spread along at least six other factories, the report says. The victims have been identified as Pintu K. Gautam, Janu Adaria and Alok Nath . They include Novophene, Unimax, Arti, Prachi, Rasayan and Darbar. The fire damaged six factories before it was brought under control but a few areas were still burning, Manjunath Singe, a district police superintendent said on Twitter. Read More »

Supreme Court recognizes right to refuse medical treatment

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In Kochi, a senior priest of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church said legal recognition of " living will " made by terminally-ill patients for passive euthanasia is against the Indian culture. The Chairman of the board nominated by the collector, that is, the Chief District Medical Officer, shall convey the decision of the board to the jurisdictional JMFC before giving effect to the decision to withdraw the medical treatment administered to the patient. Read More »

Tennis World Tour Is Swinging For Match Point On Nintendo Switch

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It will also be available for the 3DS. However, it does have some new enhancements, features, and different ways to play the game. The game will be released for purchase May 25th. Details of the online tourney will be released later. Players will be able to play locally as well as online. Project Octopath Traveler will release on July 13th 2018. Read More »

Google Duo App Gets Video Voicemail Support

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The feature new Google Duo update allows users to leave voicemail-style selfie videos. For chat, it has several apps, such as Hangouts and Allo, but it has a separate one exclusively for video calls called Duo - but Hangouts also supports video. Read More »

Valve Back in the Game-Making Bizz, Gabe Newell Confirms

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That's according to a number of sources, including video games personality Geoff Keighley on Twitter (below) and PCGamer , who were at a briefing about upcoming DOTA 2 card game Artifact at Valve's offices in Bellevue, Washington. That's games , plural: Artifact isn't the only game Valve is working on. Newell says that the studio now has three big VR titles, though we don't know anything about them now. Read More »

France condemns Assad regime attacks on Eastern Ghouta

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Regime forces were on Thursday battering the rebel enclave with air strikes that killed dozens, in defiance of United Nations calls for a halt to violence . Syria's regime sent reinforcements to Eastern Ghouta yesterday, tightening the noose around the shrinking rebel enclave ahead of a top-level U.N. Read More »

Man accused of stealing McDormand's Oscar to appear in court

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Prosecutors said Bryant was witnessed taking the statuette before being detained near an exit. In a since-deleted video selfie posted to Facebook, Bryant was seen dressed in a tuxedo being lavished with praise while clutching the award and courting congratulations. Read More »

The Oscars got the winners right this year

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Dunaway and Beatty incorrectly announced the musical " La La Land " as the Best Picture victor in 2017 when it was actually the drama " Moonlight ". The envelope they had read " Emma Stone - La La Land ", which was used to present Best Actress. Read More »

Apple said to plan its own high-end headphones

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Apple is rumored to be developing high-end headphones similar to AirPods . Much like the HomePod , the development of Apple's over-ear headset has been an on-again, off-again affair over the past year. Athlete-oriented wireless Beats earphones still seem to be selling well despite the popularity of AirPods. One area the company is now looking to make a bigger splash in is the headphone market. Read More »

Amazon Wants Alexa to Put Language Translators Out of Business

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The website Downdetector.com , which tracks and documents technology issues, reported witnessing a sharp increase in user problems with Alexa beginning at 11:23 a.m. Amazon Alexa is already capable of translating short sentences in English into 36 different languages, including Arabic, Hindi, Indonesian and Thai. Read More »

Alcatel unveils a slew of new devices with 18:9 aspect ratios

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Alcatel says the 1X is its most affordable 2018 smartphone, with a price tag of 99 Euros (approximately $153 CAD). The 114 grams weighing phone measures 152.3 x 71.1 x 8.4 mm. At the end of 2017, the Internet giant Google promised that in the first quarter of 2018 will see the light of the world's first smartphone based on the new Android OS Go. Read More »

Jonathan Martin in custody following alleged threat against former school

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Former NFL offensive lineman Jonathan Martin was detained and released Friday after he posted a disturbing photo on his Instagram account that led to the temporary closure of a California high school. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Dolphins have not announced any details of Martin's illness. "The investigation is continuing, but rest assured we believe there is no threat to any school in the LA area". Read More »

Black Panther has duped us all

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That means that in just five days, Black Panther has made over $263 million at the North American box office, and should cross the $300 million figure by Friday, its eighth day of release. "Filmmaking is a team sport". More than 100 students from Cole Arts & Science Academy got to see the new film " Black Panther " thanks to the Boys & Girls Club at their school on Tuesday and watched along with Broncos player Zach Kerr. Read More »

Fortnite: Battle Royale Llama, Fox & Crab Locations

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Even with the added tiers, gamers should be able to complete the pass in about the same amount of time as it took to get through season two (typically between 75 and 150 hours). To support rapid building, Epic said that it's also changing where and how players will be able to build. From graphics to cosmetics, to guns, players will witness a flurry of new content and upgrades. Read More »

PUBG's next map will arrive in the first half of 2018

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That roadmap will cover the first half of 2018, which will "include a new map", alongside other "development and new content plans". Instead, it will prioritise low-ping players when filling up servers during matchmaking. Continuing their efforts to be transparent about issues plaguing PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , PUBG Corp has released another blog post discussing matchmaking. Read More »