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Oculus' first standalone VR headset is manufactured by Xiaomi

Oculus' first standalone VR headset is manufactured by Xiaomi

Facebook is taking a major step toward its goal of getting one billion people using virtual reality. Judging by the product renders we've seen so far, it isn't too far off from the China-based company's Mi VR, which launched in early 2017 and used a smartphone screen to power VR games and experiences.


Capcom to release Monster Hunter

Capcom to release Monster Hunter

In addition to the previously released Great Jagras, Anjanath and Barroth quests, players will now be able to battle against the game's terrifying and challenging flagship monster Nergigante . Based on the Japanese case for the game, Monster Hunter World requires just 16GB of hard drive space. Fans will also get a complimentary drink to wash down all the meat.


Status Orange Low Temperature Warning issued for Galway

Status Orange Low Temperature Warning issued for Galway

Met Éireann warned of "severe and widespread frost at night", and minimum temperatures of -2C to -5C degrees. The forecasters have put out a low temperature warning for Munster, Connaught, Monaghan, Donegal, Cavan and inland areas of Leinster.


Is Your Antivirus Blocking Microsoft's Chip Patch?

Is Your Antivirus Blocking Microsoft's Chip Patch?

The flaws allow an attacker to use malware in user mode to reveal the contents of kernel memory, which should not normally be allowed and could result in the leakage of sensitive information, such as passwords. "Intel believes its products are the most secure in the world and that, with the support of its partners, the current solutions to this issue provide the best possible security for its customers".


Samsung Family Hub smart fridge adds BIxby and SmartThings control for 2018

Samsung Family Hub smart fridge adds BIxby and SmartThings control for 2018

The South Korean tech giant's Family Hub is offering a new and reliable standard for connected living. It can help you stay connected, organized, and entertained. These include seeing who is at the front door with the ring doorbell, adjusting the thermostat, checking on a sleeping baby in the next room, and more, right from the refrigerator screen.


HP recalls more than 50000 lithium-ion batteries

HP recalls more than 50000 lithium-ion batteries

In the case of customers with 5 or more defective batteries, HP has also set up a separate Bulk Validation and Replacement Order process. HP recalls more PCs after a small number of reports of overheating batteries and a user burning their hand.