AMD outs a new driver optimized for ‘Civilization VI,’ fixes ‘Titanfall 2’ bug

November 16, 2016

AMD released a new driver for its Radeon graphics cards that is optimized for Sid Meier’s ‘Civilization VI’ on PC and fixes an issue with ‘Titanfall 2.’ Another fix focuses on a bug that caused H.264 content playback issues in web browsers.

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Plantera iPhone Review

November 16, 2016

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Every now and then we review a game where you can just feel the love the creator has for the project coming from every pixel on the screen, and Plantera is one such game. Available for Android through the Google Play store, and for iPhone and iPad through the Apple iTunes App Store (version reviewed), Plantera is […]

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Tactical Haptics raises $2.2 million to develop VR tactile feedback controllers

November 16, 2016

VR technology developer Tactical Haptics announced that it has raised $2.2 million in funding for its research in the field of VR haptics, putting the company closer to achieving its goal of producing tactile feedback controllers for virtual worlds.

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Kidjo iPad Review

November 16, 2016

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The Kidjo kid’s video app is an outstanding example of just how to create content for children that is easy for them to use and understand, while remaining fun to use. This is a video streaming app, aimed squarely at kids and it does a great job. This isn’t simply a version of Netflix with […]

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Airbnb is turning itself into an ‘experience’ machine beyond just booking places to stay

November 16, 2016
airbnb experiences Airbnb is looking to move beyond the simple experience of booking a place to stay — moving part of the responsibility of figuring out what to do in those places to Airbnb and its hosts instead. That’s the goal of the company’s new ‘experiences’ feature in the Airbnb app. In addition to booking places to stay, hosts and locals can offer different tours, events… Read More

Student’s iDentifi app puts object recognition in the hands of the visually impaired

November 16, 2016
identifi_app For someone who is blind or partially sighted, everyday tasks can be a pain — choosing the right can from the pantry, for instance, or picking up the right book from the table. A smartphone could help them with this kind of problem, of course, if it knew how to identify objects and describe them to the user — and that’s precisely what a 12th-grade student from Toronto has made… Read More

How to edit your Mac’s Hosts file, and why you would want to

November 16, 2016
If you’re setting up a new web server or another device that’s going to be connected to the Internet and you want to put it through its paces before it’s live, or if you’re having trouble with spyware and adware networks, there’s an invisible file on your Mac that can help. It’s called the Hosts file, and this is how to use it.

The Domain Name System

When you type in the domain name of a web site you want to visit there’s a lot happening behind the scenes. Every web site, every service, almost every device connected to the Internet has a unique numeric address that tells all the other devices where it is — its TCP/IP address. The Domain Name System (DNS) translates those numeric addresses into something a bit more recognizable and memorable to humans, like, “www.imore.com” for example.

The first time you type in a web address, your Mac pings a DNS server — typically one automatically configured for you by your Internet Service Provider — to find out the TCP/IP address of t…

Rolling Rapids [Android Game]

November 16, 2016

App Name: Rolling Rapids [Android Game] Cost: Free Developer: AppVant Garde Studios App Market: Download Page Description: Gameplay consists of a blocky kayaker going down the rapids while jumping over and rolling under some really cool and challenging obstacles, like a crocodile, polar bear, piranha snakes, jagged rocks & fishermen. There are 2 touch controls: tap left to roll under & tap right to jump over (double tap for double jump). Key is to know which obstacles to roll under, and which to jump over. It’s simplistic, yet very challenging and addicting. The game has polished graphics too. There are also several awesome characters available to unlock- like the Dragon, Swimmer, Surfer, Blue Whale, Pink Dolphin, Pirate Ship, Blue Whale, Submarine & many more.

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