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‘Minecraft: The Island’ Blurs the Line Between Fiction and Gaming

The protagonist of Max Brooks’s new fantasy novel doesn’t have a name, a gender or even normal human appendages. Instead of hands, the narrator has clumsy, flesh-toned cubes, just one more weird feature of the strange and unsettling world where the story unfolds, where everything — the sun, clouds, cows, mushrooms, watermelons — is composed of squares. For the uninitiated, ... Read More »

The health care vote-a-rama is nigh

This is the web version of VoxCare, a daily newsletter from Vox on the latest twists and turns in America’s health care debate. Like what you’re reading? Sign up to get VoxCare in your inbox here. The Senate continued its Obamacare repeal debate Wednesday. It’s actually still happening, and you can stream it on C-SPAN. Here are the three main things ... Read More »

People have no idea how big a deal it is’: the people pushing Australian gaming forward

More than 70% of Australians play video games, and I’m one of them. With its spread from computers to TVs to mobile phones, the global games industry is now worth over $100bn, with an Australian market alone worth $3bn. But the value of games goes beyond just money. Interactive entertainment and the “serious games” that share lessons and skills have ... Read More »

Dealers Start Accepting Bookings For The Tata Nexon Subcompact SUV

  The Tata Nexon is slated to be launched in India around this festive season Highlights Currently the bookings have only started at dealership level The Tata Nexon is slated to be launched around the festive season Tata Nexon gets multi drive modes and a floating dashtop HD display Bookings for the upcoming Tata Nexon subcompact SUV has commenced in ... Read More »

‘People have no idea how big a deal it is’: the people pushing Australian gaming forward

To win one of the estimated 700 full-time jobs across the gaming industry, you have to be better than good; you have to be exceptional. Photograph: Matjaz Slanic/Getty Images More than 70% of Australians play video games, and I’m one of them. With its spread from computers to TVs to mobile phones, the global games industry is now worth over ... Read More »

Lenovo teasing a Killer Note, likely the K7 Note

Lenovo Mobile has been teasing a #KillerNote on its Indian Facebook account. The most recent post boasts about “ordinary performance” being a thing of the past. Earlier posts railed against covering up bad photo quality with filters. This phone, likely the Lenovo K7 Note, has low expectations to beat in terms of performance – the K6 Note has a Snapdragon ... Read More »

What to Do If You’re Going to Miss the Tax Deadline

Persuading the IRS to give you more time after the April deadline to file your tax return is fairly easy. But there are several other things you’ll need to do if you’re filing taxes late. What if You Miss the Tax Deadline? How to File Taxes Late Get an extension. Set aside cash for interest. Prepare to pay a penalty of ... Read More »

HyperX Cloud Revolver S review: A costly improvement to the original Cloud Revolver headset

Anyone who’s followed HyperX for the past few years and saw last year’sCloud Revolver knew what was coming next: the HyperX Cloud Revolver S. It’s a familiar pattern for the company nowadays—first the stereo version of a headset and then, about a year later, the USB-enabled version with surround sound. And that’s exactly what we’ve got here. The Cloud Revolver S takes last ... Read More »

DU admissions 2017: Sixth cut off released at du.ac.in, check the entire list here

The sixth cut-off list has been released by the Delhi University (DU) for admission into various undergraduate courses. According to the University, the admissions for the sixth cut-off will take place between July 22 and July 25 for all categories. DU sixth cut off now available at du.ac.in The sixth cut-off list has been released by the Delhi University (DU) ... Read More »

Nokia 8 To Launch This Month For Below $600: Can It Steal The Thunder Of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8, Apple’s iPhone 8?

HMD Global, the Finland-based company that now owns the rights to the Nokia brand, is planning to launch the flagship Nokia 8 at the end of the month. The flagship Nokia smartphone was expected to be called the Nokia 9, but a report claims that it will instead be called the Nokia 8. No matter the name, will it be ... Read More »