Life may seed from planet to planet in TRAPPIST-1 system, study finds
In February, NASA announced the discovery of three potentially habitable planets. Now, researchers have concluded that, if life does exist in that solar system, it could feasibly be transferred from planet to planet. The post Life may seed from planet to planet in TRAPPIST-1 system, study finds appeared first on Digital Trends.
PlayStation 4 vs. PlayStation 4 ‘Slim’ – The more things change, the more they stay the same
Sony has unveiled the smaller, sleeker PlayStation 4 Slim, a the replacement to the original console. But just how much of a replacement is it? Our spec comparison will give you a detailed breakdown of both systems' hardware and power. The post PlayStation 4 vs. PlayStation 4 ‘Slim’ – The more things change, the more they stay the same appeared first on Digital Trends....
This humongous PS4 controller is thankfully a one-time thing
Some things are never meant to be and this probably one of them. We’ve seen our fair share of gaming devices and peripherals magnified a hundred times their size, but almost all of those have been fan-made. This one, however, is as official as it gets. Sony has made a gigantic PS4 controller to celebrate the remaster of Parappa the … Continue reading...
Sony celebrates PaRappa the Rapper’s 20th birthday with a huge PS4 controller
The original PaRappa the Rapper game was released in the U.S. 20 years ago, and Sony has now created a giant controller to celebrate the game's anniversary, as well as its remastered release on PS4. The post Sony celebrates PaRappa the Rapper’s 20th birthday with a huge PS4 controller appeared first on Digital Trends....
Another smart card bites the dust, as Plastc ends operations and leaves pre-orders unfulfilled
 Plastc is throwing in the towel today. The smart card maker sent a message to backers (which now also graces the startup’s homepage) announcing that it’s “exploring options” for filing Chapter 7 and, more importantly, is shutting down all operations as of today. Read More ...
From lab grown steaks to plant based blood, science is taking the animal out of meat
With the world's population booming, scientists are hard at work figuring out new ways to feed more people in a sustainable and ethical way. The post From lab grown steaks to plant based blood, science is taking the animal out of meat appeared first on Digital Trends.
PlayStation 4 ‘slim’ model gets a 1TB hard drive, price holds steady at $300
The PlayStation 4 "slim" system will now come standard with a 1TB hard drive and will still cost just $300. The system previously came equipped with a 500GB hard drive for the same price. The post PlayStation 4 ‘slim’ model gets a 1TB hard drive, price holds steady at $300 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Plug and Play’s new accelerator wants to make the fashion industry less wasteful
 Textile manufacturing takes a heavy toll on the environment, from the pesticides used to grow cotton to the polluted water created by dye runoff. Fashion’s short retail cycle also results in millions of tons of waste every year. Read More ...
Top 5 WordPress Plugins for SEO 2017
SEO is important to make your website visible in search engine rankings. The optimization process is important for every website because search engines can bring you tons of traffic if your site is optimized properly. Now, if your site is on WordPress, there are some amazing WordPress plugins for SEO which can use in your site to get tons of organic traffic. WordPress is considered as one of the best SEO friendly CMS; it makes the process of optimizing yo...
‘Nier: Automata’ DLC adds new costumes, music tracks, and more
Square Enix has announced upcoming downloadable content for Nier: Automata, centering around battle arenas known as colosseums, and yielding new costumes and other rewards upon completion. The post ‘Nier: Automata’ DLC adds new costumes, music tracks, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.
The winner of the meal kit market won’t be a meal kit company at all
 Now, meal kit companies are facing an onslaught of competition from newcomers and big food brands alike. Turning a profit has proven elusive. And somewhat embarrassingly, it looks like meal kit companies need to emulate the brick-and-mortar groceries and online retailers they once criticized for overwhelming shoppers with choices. To go truly mainstream, they need to diversify their… Read More ...
Yooka-Laylee bug allows players to skip huge parts of the newly launched game
A bug has already been discovered in open-world platformer Yooka-Laylee that allows plays to skip over most of the game. This huge This article was originally posted on Game Guru . [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
What Xbox One’s self-service refunds mean for consumers
Earlier this week, Xbox One owners participating in the Xbox Preview program were greeted with a rather nice surprise: Microsoft has implemented a beta test for a refund system. Not only is this refund system apparently planned for both Xbox One and Windows 10, but it’s also self-service, meaning you don’t need to go through customer support to get your … Continue reading...
Sony isn’t that interested in phones anymore, looks to VR
Sony’s smartphone business has always been seen as on the verge of folding. After a brief period of fame, Sony’s flagships have mostly failed to secure a foothold in the market, thanks to a combination of high prices and less impressive features. When Sony sold its VAIO PC business to a Japanese company, it was expected it would do the … Continue reading...
Overwatch: Uprising event takes us back in time
It’s time for Overwatch‘s next seasonal event, but instead of drawing inspiration from real-world happenings like holidays or the Olympics, this one focuses on Overwatch lore. This new event, dubbed Overwatch: Uprising, will take us back in time, to a period before Overwatch was disbanded and was needed to prevent another Omnic crisis. To start things off, the trailer shows … Continue reading...
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy release date announced
Even though the main Uncharted series came to a close with the release of Uncharted 4, the folks at Naughty Dog are working on a standalone expansion for Uncharted 4 that could serve as a game all its own. Titled Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, this game follows a new pair of treasure hunters named Chloe and Nadine. Though it was … Continue reading...
Sprinklr launches major push into customer experience
 Sprinklr, the unicorn startup with a valuation of $1.8 billion, announced a major update today, which shifts the company’s focus from a pure social signals platform to customer experience management. While it still uses social as a central processing point, the idea is to bring a typical set of marketing tasks under a single umbrella they are calling the Experience Cloud. If that… Read More ...
6 Plugins to Increase WordPress Productivity
The most important part of running a website is developing your content but at times this is slowed down by having to carry out other tasks to keep the site well maintained. In this post, we’re looking at six useful plugins that can speed up your content creation and reduce the amount of time you …
Deep-linking startup Branch raised $60 million from Andy Rubin’s Playground Ventures
 Branch, a startup making tools to enable developers to provide links between websites and apps, has raised a $60 million Series C round of funding from Andy Rubin’s Playground Ventures, according to sources. Read More ...
Play Issue 269 Out Now!
Issue 269 is the final print issue of Play, with the mag now going fully digital. Thankfully, our last print issue is a great one that celebrates 200 of PlayStation’s greatest moments with a few nods to Play’s history along the way. We’ve also got a guide to help you stop dying every two minutes in Dark Souls 3, a look at PlayStation VR’s future, previews of huge titles like No Man’s Sky and Final Fantasy XV, and reviews of Dark Souls 3, Trackmania Turbo and mo...