• Ford Ranger Raptor debuts with a diesel
Ford Ranger Raptor debuts with a diesel

Wednesday's announcement comes just over a year after Ford announced it had started shipping 2017 F-150 Raptors to China. Like those on the F-150 Raptor, the dampers are by Fox Racing Shox with 46.6mm piston for front and rear. The Raptor Ranger has a towing capacity of over 5,500 pounds. "The standout experience of the Ranger Raptor ,...

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  • At Least 2 Killed in South Carolina Amtrak Crash
At Least 2 Killed in South Carolina Amtrak Crash

An emergency official earlier told reporters the injuries ranged in severity from small scratches to broken bones. Passengers from Jacksonville were among the 116 people hurt in a deadly Amtrak train crash in SC. Sunday's collision marks the second Amtrak train crash in a week. "Thank you to our incredible First Responders for the work ...

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  • Toys R Us to close 180 stores -- including two in Kansas
Toys R Us to close 180 stores -- including two in Kansas

Toys R Us will reduce its number of stores by about 20 percent, or some 6.9 million square feet, if all 182 stores are closed. Fixing the store experience and giving shoppers more reason to buy is critical, said Jim Silver, editor-in-chief of TTPM.com, a toy review site.

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  • February 2018 Games With Gold
February 2018 Games With Gold

These games are free with a Xbox Live Gold membership. The Games with Gold February 2018 line-up is headlined by Shadow Warrior and Assassin's Creed Chronicles India on the Xbox One . The subscription is required to play online and offers exclusive discounts and free games each month for its users. The news comes after it was announce...

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  • Microsoft releases new build for Windows 10 Insider Preview
Microsoft releases new build for Windows 10 Insider Preview

It can only run apps in the Windows Store. Microsoft also said that some data includes details of your media consumption and file search activities, although it stressed this is "not intended" to directly capture user viewing habits. It as well allows users to provide feedback on the viewer. Once the app is launched, users can drill down into the...

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  • YouTube announces changes to its monetization policy
YouTube announces changes to its monetization policy

Beginning Tuesday, YouTube is tightening its control over who can join the Partner Program. In order to qualify for monetization, a channel now needs to have accrued 4,000 hours of watchtime in the past 12 months, and have 1,000 subscribers.

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  • Ocean City Celebrates Dr. King's Legacy
Ocean City Celebrates Dr. King's Legacy

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr .at news conference in Greenwood, Mississippi on July 21, 1964. This year will mark the 50th anniversary of his death. Others reflected on the quote in Memphis, in front of the Lorraine Motel balcony where King was assassinated on April 4, 1968.

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  • Destiny 2: Crimson Days Is Back; Big Endgame Changes Incoming
Destiny 2: Crimson Days Is Back; Big Endgame Changes Incoming

As expected, Crimson Days is officially returning for Valentine's Day 2018, and will roll out on February 13. "At the end of previous year, I made a promise that I would update you on our plans for Destiny 2 ", "The team has been hard at work and we're ready to share where we are headed".

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  • Bears Hire Offensive Coordinator
Bears Hire Offensive Coordinator

The Bears have hired former OR head coach Mark Helfrich as the team's offensive coordinator, according to multiple reports Thursday. He was the first candidate to interview for the Bears' coaching job after John Fox was sacked, but general manager Ryan Pace ultimately chose to go with former Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy.

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  • PUBG Xbox One Version Offers Competitive Advantage Over Xbox One X
PUBG Xbox One Version Offers Competitive Advantage Over Xbox One X

Over 24 million PC gamers have played PUBG since it launched in Steam Early Access in March. A Microsoft spokesperson speaking to Windows Central said that the decision to not include a free trial for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds at launch on Xbox One was intentional, and that the company is looking to implement it at a later date when...

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  • Bayonetta 3 Will Release Exclusively for Nintendo Switch
Bayonetta 3 Will Release Exclusively for Nintendo Switch

Platinum Games has announced that it's once more working with Nintendo and that a Bayonetta 3 is in development exclusively for the Switch . The announcement was made official when a trailer was revealed at The Game Awards last night, but we don't know anything else about the game.

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  • Apple is acquiring music recognition app Shazam
Apple is acquiring music recognition app Shazam

Neither company has confirmed talks. The app can listen to and identify audio in music tracks, TV content, and advertisements. Shazam says that its app has been downloaded in 190 countries over 1 billion times. It could be a done deal or Apple could have called Shazam's people up yesterday. Whether Apple would continue to allow Shazam ...

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  • Mega Man Back: Capcom Announces Mega Man 11 Coming In 2018
Mega Man Back: Capcom Announces Mega Man 11 Coming In 2018

At the 30 year anniversary of Mega Man , Capcom did just that, revealing Mega Man 11 would be releasing next year. The new art will trade in the retro 8-bit animations used in previous titles for hand-drawn 2.5D ones, and it looks absolutely captivating.

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  • LA Auto Show: America spec Nissan Kicks unveiled
LA Auto Show: America spec Nissan Kicks unveiled

The 2018 Kicks will also offer two-tone paint schemes like the C-HR. It makes its way to the States to slot in at the smallest end of Nissan's SUV lineup that includes Rogue Sport, Rogue, Murano, Pathfinder, and Armada. The dashboard houses a 7.0-inch touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Bluetooth. Kicks SV and Kicks SR trim ...

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  • Google working on feature to accurately estimate battery life
Google working on feature to accurately estimate battery life

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL might not have had the best beginning because of emerging display issues , but one area where the search giant has proved that its smartphones are ahead is the camera. If you'd like to see these predictions for yourself, go to Settings - Battery. There you'll see the percent level of battery remaining and the time ...

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  • Walmart Black Friday 2017 Deals to Avoid
Walmart Black Friday 2017 Deals to Avoid

You can also sign for the Amazon deals newsletter . Want the best deal on TVs? Here are the Walmart Black Friday deals to avoid in 2017, and what you should spend your cash on instead. Last but not least, we have the Mecca of gadgets. Great news for anyone hoping to get a jump start on their Christmas shopping after Argos Ireland kicked of...

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  • Twitter outsmarted! Two Germans post 35000-character tweet
Twitter outsmarted! Two Germans post 35000-character tweet

But, Twitter said, while obnoxiously long messages weren't flooding users' timelines, the more verbose tweets did let people fire off messages faster and, the company believes, with less agonizing over each message. Only 5pc of Tweets sent were longer than 140 characters and only 2pc were over 190 characters. A heavily retweeted image following...

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  • Apple iOS 11.1 causing trouble for many users
Apple iOS 11.1 causing trouble for many users

An innocuous yet very annoying bug is affecting some users who have updated to iOS 11 .1, which landed last week with hundreds of new emojis in tow . You can address iOS 11's bug by enabling the Quick Type suggestions (those three boxes with words that appear as you're typing). After that, you are required to type an upper-case "I" character ...

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  • Broadcom proposes $130 billion deal to buy Qualcomm
Broadcom proposes $130 billion deal to buy Qualcomm

Both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average hit new record highs Monday after news broke that Broadcom proposed to acquire Qualcomm in a deal valued at $130 billion. Qualcomm shares rose up by 3.6 percent in premarket trading this Monday in NY. Qualcomm has a ( long ) pending acquisition , of chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV, i...

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  • Broadcom is reportedly exploring a massive acquisition of $80 billion Qualcomm
Broadcom is reportedly exploring a massive acquisition of $80 billion Qualcomm

No concrete decisions on the matter have yet been reached and it's now unclear what conditions would the semiconductor company be prepared to offer to Qualcomm and what level of a bid would the San Diego, California-based tech giant be prepared to consider.

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  • Apple Releases iOS 11.1 And macOS 10.13.1 To Fix KRACK
Apple Releases iOS 11.1 And macOS 10.13.1 To Fix KRACK

If you have miss the downgrade window and Apple stops signing a particular firmware, then there's nothing you can do in order to downgrade iOS 11 .1. There's also a scarf, zebra, giraffe, fortune cookie, hedgehog, and more. The update also brings a dedicated Radio app, which includes access to Beats 1.

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  • Spelunky 2 Announced for PlayStation 4
Spelunky 2 Announced for PlayStation 4

Spelunky is one of those charming, albeit challenging, platformers that old-schoolers really seem to enjoy. Bit Planet Games confirmed that the popular virtual reality (VR) title Ultrawings VR would be making its way to PlayStation VR back in July of this year.

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  • Amazon's new Key service lets couriers unlock your door
Amazon's new Key service lets couriers unlock your door

But Amazon is hoping to tackle this very issue, by introducing a new service called Amazon Key . As the name suggests, the Cloud Cam uses your in-home Wi-Fi to talk to the lock when a courier arrives with your package. The idea of setting up a $250 system that allows strangers into a person's home when that person isn't around (and links i...

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  • WhatsApp to launch group voice, video call soon
WhatsApp to launch group voice, video call soon

WhatsApp , the instant messaging application, has over a billion users and to keep them around, the app is always adding new features . Fewer yet similar references for the same have been found for video calling too. WaBetaInfo unearthed the hidden references within the 2.17.70 beta release. Some users have expressed safety concerns as ...

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