Gamers around the world face a common problem – too many platforms and devices. Microsoft is now aiming to fix this fragmentation issue for gamers with its new Project xCloud. The concept behind this new platform is to allow users play high-end games on demand and on any screen. Project xCloud will be compatible with all kinds of devices including smartphones and tablets. Microsoft will start public trials of Project xCloud platform in 2019. The current test includes allowing users to play high-fidelity games on mobile devices via Xbox Wireless Controller through Bluetooth and touch input.“To realize this vision, we know we must make it easy for developers to bring their content to Project xCloud. Developers of the more than 3,000 games available on Xbox One today, and those building the thousands that are coming in the future, will be able to deploy and dramatically scale access to their games across all devices on Project xCloud with no … [Read more...] about Project xCloud: Microsoft to let you stream high-end games on your mobile device
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Players with the maximum work load in 2015. Plenty of surprises here!When speculation swirled after the Durban test that the magnificent A B de Villiers was planning to retire from Test cricket because he could not cope with the workload, we requested Rajneesh Gupta, the wizard with every cricket stat on his finger tips, to check out the workload of cricketers across all formats. Rajneesh's findings are, as always, fascinating! 54 players and their workload: Player Country Tests Tests-Days ODIs T20Is IPL Total Days Steve Smith Australia 13 65 19 1 14 99 David Warner Australia 13 65 15 1 14 95 Joe Root England 14 70 20 3 0 93 Angelo Mathews Sri Lanka 11 55 22 3 11 91 Mitchell Starc Australia 11 55 18 1 13 87 Moen Ali England 13 65 19 3 0 87 Jos Buttler England 12 60 21 3 0 84 Faf du Plessis South Africa 8 40 20 6 17 83 Virat Kohli India 9 45 20 2 16 83 Ajinkya Rahane India 9 45 21 2 14 82 Ben Stokes England 14 70 10 2 0 82 Stuart Broad England 14 70 11 0 0 81 … [Read more...] about Meet the hardest working cricketers in the world!
Microsoft has started public trials for its cloud-based gaming platform ‘Project xCloud’. Interested users can sign up for the Project xCloud preview to try out cloud gaming in beta. At present, Project xCloud is available only in the US, UK and South Korea.Announced last October, Microsoft’s Project xCloud aims to give console gaming experience on smartphones. Project xCloud is compatible only with Android smartphones or tablets running on Android 6.0 or above. Players also require an Xbox One controller which will connect to the phone via Bluetooth. Project xCloud will stream games on mobile internet and Wi-Fi as well. The company said Project xCloud will be optimised for 4G connectivity and for 5G as well.“Public preview is a critical phase in our multi-year ambition to deliver game streaming globally at the scale and quality of experience that the gaming community deserves and expects. It’s time to put Project xCloud to … [Read more...] about Microsoft Project xCloud public preview goes live
The city of Stockholm has fewer than one million residents, roughly a tenth of Bangalore’s population. In fact, at 10 million-plus people, Bangalore has more residents than the entire country of Sweden (9.7 million). The Scandinavian capital is abuzz with innovative ideas and startup savvy. How does a city with so few people grow a density of technology unicorns (startups valued at $1 billion or more) and multi-hundred dollar startups to beat Bangalore hollow? Spotify, the music streaming service that has been valued at over $8.5 billion to make it Europe’s most valuable venture-backed firm, started in Stockholm. It was Sweden’s fifth unicorn. Alongside Spotify, there is the free video and voice chat app, Skype, King (the gaming studio behind the Candy Crush games), Mojang (maker of Minecraft games) and Klarna, the payment service. Stockholm is the world’s most prolific tech startup hub after Silicon Valley on a per-capita basis. Stockholm is right up there, … [Read more...] about Start-up city: Why Stockholm is miles ahead of Bangalore
While Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Sacred Games series earned him a new image as Ganesh Gaitonde, fans had complained about Season 2 not being captivating enough. Reacting at the disappointment, the actor hit out at the critics saying he was genuine in his role as he could. Read: Motichoor Chaknachoor Movie Review: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Athiya Shetty's Film is a Big Letdown In an interview, he pointed out how the audience are hypocritical when it comes to vulgar comedies but point out his abuses delivered under a role. He said, "Maybe they wanted the swag like of season 1. It may have got boring at some points too. But I was an actor and did as much as I could. Nowadays, everyone just starts criticizing. I take criticism only from the people who are of my standard and have the knowledge of cinema. I being a trained actor can't take the criticism of every Tom, Dick and Harry who sit behind their social media." He further added, "People are enjoying the vulgarity in comedy movies which should … [Read more...] about Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Can’t Take Criticism from Every Tom, Dick And Harry on Social Media