Entertainment 

Nintendo Switch games COUNTDOWN: Nintendo tease new 2018 event for tonight

Fans are hoping for more Nintendo Switch games reveals tonight, following the news of a new event being held. The Nintendo announcement is set to go live at around 10pm, GMT, and will feature some new stuff Nintendo have been working on. What that is is anyone’s guess right now, some are speculating that it could be new hardware geared toward kids games. Some kind of Amiibo support expansion is possible, or it could be something entirely different that changes how people can interact with the console. “Tune in to…

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Gaming 

Nintendo Switch games news: Switch Mini, AR camera, Amiibo toys-to-life to be REVEALED?

Nintendo Switch fans will definitely want to tune in to the latest Direct presentation by Nintendo. Fresh off the back of last week’s Nintendo Direct Mini, the company is making another major announcement for the Switch. The Nintendo website describes it as a brand new interactive experience for the hybrid console. This experience is specifically designed for kids and “those who are kids at heart”. You can tune in to the big Nintendo Switch announcement at 10pm UK time later tonight (January 17). “Tune in to discover a new interactive…

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Gaming 

Nintendo Switch BLOW – Fans won’t be getting THESE PS4 and Xbox One features

NINTENDO • SONY • MICROSOFT Nintendo Switch won’t be getting some great PS4 or Xbox One features Nintendo Switch is less than a year old, but has already been a huge success – quickly making up ground on the PS4 and Xbox One. In its first nine months, the Switch has sold at incredible 10million units, with Nintendo targeting 20million consoles sold in its second year on sale. For a console that is less than a year old, the Switch also has an enviable library of exclusives games. The Nintendo…

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Technology 

AI beats humans in Stanford reading comprehension test – CNET

Yes, AI-based systems are becoming as smart as, if not smarter, than us. STR/AFP/Getty Images AI created by Chinese tech giant Alibaba and Microsoft have tied for first place on the Stanford Question Answering Dataset (SQuAD) this month, beating the human score for Exact Match (providing exact answers to questions). Alibaba and Microsoft announced the news separately on Monday. According to the SQuAD website, it is a machine reading comprehension dataset comprising of questions pertaining to a set of Wikipedia articles. Answers to questions are usually a segment of text…

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Science 

The 5 Best Laptops We Saw at CES 2018

Over the past several years, CES — formerly the Consumer Electronics Show — has shifted its focus from “traditional” consumer tech towards self-driving cars and Internet-connected kitchen appliances. Despite that, PC makes still showed up in droves to this year’s CES to flaunt their latest laptops, 2-in-1s, and more. Here’s a look at the five best laptops we saw at CES 2018. Dell XPS 13 Release Date: Available nowPrice: Starts at $999.99 The XPS 13’s nearly edge-to-edge screen and elegant design already made it one of our favorite Windows laptops.…

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Entertainment 

Sony PlayStation losing killer PS4 feature exclusivity to Xbox One X, nothing for Switch

While Sony PlayStation consoles continue to dominate the market against their rivals, it appears things could be changing a little in 2018. One of the top PS4 games features not currently available on the Xbox One X is Virtual Reality, which has already proven itself to be quite popular. PlayStation VR headsets have sold well for Sony and appear to be part of their plans moving forward. Sony recently revealed that it has moved over two million PSVR units, with more likely having gone during the recent holiday season. Even more…

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Technology 

Trump praises delivery of Call of Duty planes to Norway – CNET

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. A proponent of virtual warfare? NurPhoto I tend to prefer virtual warfare over actual. Although, I admit, the noises sometimes emitted by gamers can be quite disturbing. Still, I fear the two genres of fighting and immolation may have been conflated during a presidential press conference on Wednesday. US President Donald Trump, standing at the podium alongside Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, related the delivery of new fighter planes to the Scandinavian country. “In November,…

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Technology 

A chat with Tony Romo about Intel’s True View (Q&A) – CNET

Referencing the Alabama-Georgia game playing on a TV in front of us, Tony Romo discusses the different ways people could watch a game using True View tech. James Martin/CNET Tony Romo thinks immersive, 360-degree television will change the way you watch sports.  Just before Intel’s keynote CES presentation Monday at the Monte Carlo’s Park Theater, I interviewed Romo — a presenter at the event — backstage about the chipmaker’s True View technology. True View, previously called FreeD, uses dozens of cameras pointed at a sports field to capture in-motion, 360-degree…

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Science 

Star Wars: Navy developing super hi-tech ‘science fiction weaponry to arm military robots’

Franchises such as Star Trek and Star Wars were thought of as fantastical when they were first released, but now things such as lasers and robots will be a staple of militaries. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) began sponsoring research in the 1950s that helped develop the first lasers. “Lasers” are an acronym for “light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation”. The ONR is working on high-energy solid-state laser weapons and a prototype system was fitted on a Navy ship in 2014 which shot down unmanned aerial vehicles. Also,…

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Lifestyle 

Kia Niro EV live stream – How to watch all-new electric car launch live from CES 2018

Kia is lining up launch its all-new electric car, dubbed the Niro EV, live at CES 2018 tonight.  The South Korean car manufacturer will reveal details of the stunning new EV that was teased last week in a set of mysterious concept images.  It is a vehicle that is said to represent the brand’s “vision for future mobility” at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.  With recent Kia releases at motor shows you should be excited to see the car.  Firstly the Stinger GT displayed the car’s…

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