Nvidia Shield is now capable of streaming PC games in 1080p from a PC to television, thanks to new December Software Update.
The new update makes a significant the device's 'Console Mode', which streams games from a computer to a television.
Prior to the release of the update, the Shield could only stream PC games at 720p in the Console Mode, but enhancements to the company's Gamestream technology enabled 1080p streaming.
Parkes constituents have delivered a petition containing more than 270,000 signatures urging the Coalition government to retain the fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) model for the ambitious National Broadband Network (NBN).
The petition, which was initiated on the weekend of the Federal election by Queensland student Nick Paine, was hosted by Australia's change. org platform. It triggered the creation of FTTP supporter groups across the country.
Jeep Australia has just launched a second special edition of its widely acclaimed iconic off-road four-wheel-drive stalwart Wrangler.
The new Dragon Edition is based on the Wrangler Unlimited Overland four-door, but some noticeable improvements and additions allow it to look unique. The new special edition adds 18-inch wheels, bronze highlights to the front-end garnishes, badges and the Mopar fuel door bolts.
There are many smartphones that promise to offer best features for business users, with Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 and Apple's iPhone 5S being two of them. Let's have a quick look on their business-friendly features to determine which one is better.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 features a huge 5.7-inch screen with unmatched clarity and resolution, which allow this handset to easily beat its biggest rival, the iPhone 5S, which has a smaller 4.7-inch screen.
A Seattle restaurant called Lost Lake has confirmed that it ejected one of its customers/patrons because the customer was insisting on wearing Google Glass into the restaurant.
In a post on its Facebook account, the Lost Lake Cafe & Lounge declared that its "No Glass here" policy doesn't allow customers to use gadgets like Google Glass inside the restaurant and that its officials had to ask a rude customer to leave because the customer's insistence on wearing the same.
Widely popular "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" is all set to go mobile, with a few enhancements, in December, New York-based Rockstar Games confirmed on Friday.
Rockstar announced that GRA: San Andreas would be rolled out on Apple Inc's mobile operating system iOS starting December this year. With the iOS launch, the game will join the club of other GTA games, such as GTA: Vice City and GTA III, which are already available on iOS.
The newly unveiled 345bhp Volvo V60 Polestar car will be available in the UK in June next year, the luxury carmaker has confirmed.
Volvo has unveiled two new high-performance Polestar models, the Volvo V60 Polestar and S60 Polestar. While the company confirmed the V60 Polestar for the UK launch, no such confirmation was given for the S60. The Polestar-tweaked S60 will initially be exclusive to North America, Sweden, Switzerland, Japan and The Netherlands.
Virgin Media customers can now enjoy a number of channels on their Android devices, thanks to the release of the TV Anywhere app.
The Virgin Media TV Anywhere app, which is available to all Virgin Media TiVo customers for free, provides access as many as 67 TV channels on Android devices over Wi-Fi. It offers more live TV channels than Sky Go.
Rolling out the app, the company said, "Virgin TV Anywhere offers more live channels than Sky Go, with 90 available online and 67 to watch on mobile and tablets."
U. S. intelligence agencies' spying will cost the country's tech companies billions of dollars in revenue in the next few years, according to a Washington-based policy research group.
The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) said in its latest report that U. S. technology companies that sell hardware, software, and other services, would suffer a collective loss of $22 billion to $35 billion by the year of 2016.
But, as per Forrester's estimates, the companies' collective loss due to state agencies' spying could total as much as $180 billion through 2016.
Redmond-based tech giant Microsoft has announced the launch of a new streaming site called XboxVideo. com, which allows Xbox Live subscribers to watch videos not only on their Xbox game consoles but also on their computers.
To get access to videos they have already bought from the Xbox Video app on computers, users will just have to sign-in using their Xbox Live accounts. Previously, users were able to access videos just on the Xbox 360 or the new Xbox One game consoles.
South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung's recently unveiled Galaxy Grand 2 boats some very impressive improvements over its predecessor.
The successor to the original Galaxy Grand features a 5.2-inch high-definition TFT display that offers a resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels. The display is bigger than the first-generation Galaxy Grand's 5-inch screen. The impressively bigger screen of the new device also offers Multi Window, which will be very beneficial fans of multitasking.
Automobile giant Hyundai on Tuesday introduced the world to its next-generation super-luxurious sedan Genesis in South Korea.
The next Genesis has received the first complete revamp since its launch in the year of 2008. It boats several new interior and exterior features, such as all-wheel-drive system and flat-front nose.
Rise of social-networking platforms/social media will make the Chinese government powerless and lead to liberalization, according to Google Inc Chairman Eric Schmidt.
Mr. Schmidt said as more and more people would go online in China the country's government would become powerless to stop the changes, which would lead to liberalization. Mr. Schmidt was speaking at a conference organized by independent policy institution Chatham House in London.
He said the Chinese government passed harsh regulations on use of social media because they were obsessed with the Internet.
Average gasoline price at U. S. pumps jumped more than by more than 3 cents over the past two weeks, and the upward trend is expected to continue, according to Lundberg Survey Inc.'s latest report.
According to the recently-published Lundberg report, the average price for regular gasoline in the U. S. jumped 3.4 cents over the past two-week period ended November 22 to $3.25 per gallon. The average hit its year-to-date highest level at $3.80 on February 22.
Cupertino, California-based tech giant Apple Inc's new 'iPad mini with Retina Display' offers notable improvement over the existing mini tablet, which was introduced last year.
Looks-wise the iPad Mini with Retina Display is nearly indistinguishable to the last year's iPad Mini. But, looking closely will allow you to determine that it is 0.3 mm thicker and 23 grams heavier than the existing iPad mini tablet.
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