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This No-Meds Approach To Fighting Depression May Work

It’s well known that physical activity is a mood elevator. But writing in “The Athlete’s Way” blog on Psychology Today’s website, endurance athlete Christopher Bergland discusses a study indicating that combining movement with the attention-focusing benefits of meditation can be an extra-effective tool in fighting depression. The small study, conducted at Rutgers University in New Jersey, was based on a ... Read More »

In A First, Patient Wears 3-D Glasses During Brain Surgery

A handout picture released by the Angers university hospital shows a patient wearing virtual reality glasses on February 16, 2016 during his brain operation at a university hospital in Angers, western France. (AFP PHOTO) Paris, France:  In a world first, a patient in France undergoing brain surgery while conscious wore virtual reality glasses as doctors removed a cancerous tumour, the ... Read More »

Uber May Deliver Latest Blow to European Parcel Firms

Europe’s postal companies, already under pressure from Amazon, could soon face a challenge from Uber, which is moving into deliveries, and other start-ups. UberRUSH run by Uber but connecting you to a courier rather than a taxi and new entrants like PiggyBaggy and Nimber, could dent the market share of operators such as Royal Mail, Deutsche Post and PostNL, equity ... Read More »

Apple Ordered to Aid FBI in Unlocking California Shooter’s iPhone 5c

A US judge on Tuesday ordered Apple Inc to help the FBI break into a phone belonging to one of the shooters in the December attack in San Bernardino, California, the latest episode in a long-running dispute between tech companies and law enforcement over encryption. Apple must provide “reasonable technical assistance” to investigators seeking to unlock the data on Syed ... Read More »

PlayStation VR Release Date Will Be In Late 2016: GameStop CEO

Virtual Reality (VR) head-mounted displays from Facebook’s Oculus, HTC, and Sony expected to hit retail shelves the world over this year. The Oculus Rift will ship on March 28 to eager customers who have pre-ordered while the HTC Vive will start taking pre-orders from February 29 with an April 2016 release window. Sony has been tightlipped on its launch plans ... Read More »

Get Hitman Free With Select AMD Video Cards and Processors

With action-stealth series Hitman seeing a new, episodic entry next month, developer IO Interactive is partnering with AMD to bring the game to those purchasing AMD hardware. “Qualifying purchases from participating retailers of an AMD Radeon R9 390/390X graphics card or FX 6-/8-Core PIB [processor in box] will receive a free copy of the creative stealth action game, Hitman,” reads ... Read More »

Hitman Go to Launch on Steam, PS4, and PS Vita Next Week

Hitman Go, the critically acclaimed mobile spin-off featuring Agent 47, will release on Steam next Tuesday, and on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita next Wednesday, Square Enix Montréal announced in a blog post Monday on its official website.   It will be launched as “Hitman Go: Definitive Edition”, as Square has worked to upgrade the graphics for bigger screens that ... Read More »

StarCraft on Your iPhone? Don’t Rule It Out, Says Blizzard

  While Diablo and WarCraft hitmaker Blizzard is traditionally perceived as a PC-first game developer, that hasn’t stopped it from taking steps towards making games on mobiles. We’ve seen this happen thanks to its rousing success with card battle game, Hearthstone. And now it seems like the gaming giant wants to consider its other IPs like StarCraft and Overwatch for ... Read More »

Forza Horizon 3, Forza 6 Coming to Windows 10 PCs: Report

Last week we reported that two Xbox One exclusives, Gears of War 4 and Scalebound, would be coming to Windows 10 PCs. Now, other Microsoft exclusives such as Forza 6 and the yet to be announced Forza Horizon 3 have been rumoured for Windows 10 PC as well. The news comes via Windows Central which cites Chinese site WPDang as ... Read More »

Free Gameloft Games With Videocon Smartphones

Gameloft, the company responsible for mobile game franchises like Asphalt, Modern Combat, and Nova is now making its titles available on Videocon’s smartphones. Games like Asphalt Nitro, Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour, Nova 3: Freedom Edition, and Bubble Bash are among those that will be playable on Videocon handsets. Don’t expect all of them to be full versions, playable in ... Read More »