MSI GT75VR Titan Pro and GE63VR, GE73VR Raider Gaming Laptops Launched in India

August 19, 2017

MSI has launched a new lineup of gaming notebooks in India. It has announced the GT75VR Titan Pro, GE73VR Raider, and GE63VR Raider notebooks for Rs. 3,24,990, Rs. 1,85,990, and Rs. 1,49,990 in India. All the three laptops feature the latest seventh generation Intel Core i7 processors, Nvidia’s current generation GPUs, and are VR ready as well. MSI GT75VR Titan Pro Starting with the most expensive GT75VR Titan Pro, it…

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Dota 2’s Top Players Beaten by Elon Musk-Backed OpenAI Startup

August 18, 2017

A bot created by the Elon Musk-backed nonprofit startup ‘OpenAI’ has defeated champion Danylo ‘Dendi’ Ishut in multiplayer online battle arena Defense of the Ancients 2 (Dota 2) in two back-to-back demonstration matches. Several practice matches were played with other top players over the weekend, including Syed ‘Suma1l’ Hassan and Artour ‘Arteezy’ Babaev. The game, played at the annual tournament The International on Saturday in Keyarena at Seattle Center, has a winning prize of over…

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Nvidia’s GeForce Now Game Streaming Service Available in India at Rs. 650 a Month

August 18, 2017

GeForce Now, Nvidia’s subscription-based cloud gaming service, has been available globally since late 2015. Due to its exclusivity on Shield devices, which are yet to launch in India, Nvidia hasn’t officially brought the service to the country. But it seems GeForce Now has been quietly made available in India, at Rs. 650 per month with a one-month free trial. Gadgets 360 was able to access the gaming service with the help of…

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Google’s Contacts App Is Now Available for All Android Users

August 18, 2017

Google’s Contacts app has been exclusive to Pixel, Nexus, and Android One users till date, however, moving forward, all Android phone users can now use the app instead of the inbuilt one forced on them by OEMs. Google has now made its Contacts app available on Google Play as a free download. The app can only be installed on any Android device running on Android 5.0 Lollipop and above. If you’re…

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Sarahah App: Do Websites That Let You Check Who Sent the Messages Really Work, and Other Questions Answered

August 18, 2017

Sarahah app has been gaining ground since over the past week, joining trends such as Prisma app that rose quickly in public consciousness. Even after a week, it shows no sign of slowing down in popularity, and your Facebook news feed and Twitter feed is probably filled with positive (or negative) messages shared by your friends and family. Whether Sarahah’s popularity continues is anybody’s guess, but the latest is trend is trying to…

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Uber Wins US Court Appeal to Push Price-Fixing Case to Arbitration

August 18, 2017

Uber Technologies on Thursday won a victory in its effort to keep unhappy customers from suing in court, persuading a federal appeals court to send a Connecticut passenger’s price-fixing case against the ride-service company into arbitration. Overturning a lower court ruling, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said Uber and former Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick properly notified customers in online user agreements that disputes should be arbitrated. In a 3-0 decision, the…

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Man Disguised as Car Seat Teaches Driverless Cars How to Communicate

August 18, 2017

The man in the seat-cushion costume got all the attention. What appeared to be a driverless vehicle actually had a researcher sitting in the front seat, disguised to make it look like he wasn’t behind the wheel. But the strip of white lights on the top of the windshield offered a clue to the semi-clandestine study Virginia Tech is running on the streets of suburban Arlington County, Virginia. The news site…

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Microsoft Using AI to Train Autonomous Gliders How to Make Decisions in the Air

August 18, 2017

As its rivals get busy in developing self-driving cars, Microsoft is using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to empower autonomous gliders take decisions while they are aloft and has conducted a successful flight test in the US state of Nevada. According to a report in The New York Times late on Wednesday, Ashish Kapoor, an Indian-origin Principal Researcher at Microsoft, is leading a project in which his team tested two gliders designed to navigate the skies on their…

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56 Percent Smartphone Users in India Have No Data Access at Least Once a Day: Survey

August 18, 2017

Despite the massive growth in mobile data usage in the past eight months in India, 56 percent of smartphone users have no access to Internet at least once a day, a new report said on Monday. According to a report compiled by True Balance mobile app, the data connectivity environment is still poor, leading to devices being exposed to offline environment on large. “We have found that across India, the connections are…

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Airtel Data Roll Over Offer Goes Live: Your Leftover Data Now Carries Forward to Next Month

August 18, 2017

Airtel last month announced the Data Roll Over Promise, under which postpaid subscribers could enjoy leftover data from the previous billing cycle in their current billing cycle. Scheduled to go live on August 1, the offer is now available for all consumers now, even though some users had started receiving the benefits a little earlier. As Airtel had mentioned previously, the Data Roll Over Promise is available only to the company’s postpaid subscribers,…

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