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facebook-052416.jpg Social network giant Facebook (FB) has announced changes to the way it runs its trending stories list to avoid political bias despite its internal probe found no evidence that it was happening. There will be more training for staff and the feed will no longer rely on a list of news organisations to validate subjects. This means it will eliminate the "Media 1K" list, the list of RSS feeds used to

Oculus-050416.jpg Oculus VR said its virtual reality headset, Rift, will launch at 48 Best Buy stores across the country on May 7. Later in summer, the company will start to offer even more in-store Rift demos at additional Best Buy locations. In a blog post, Oculus said it plans to include a range of virtual reality or VR demos to showcase the hardware at Best Buy stores, including Oculus Dreamdeck.

playstationPlus-050216.jpg Sony has announced the list of titles that will arrive in May 2016's PlayStation Plus free game lineup. Each month Sony gives out a handful of free titles for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PS Vita. Starting May 3, gamers will be able to access the free titles coming to PlayStation Plus for...

tablets-050216.jpg Tablet computers sales are nosediving in early 2016, a survey from industry expert IDC survey revealed.

nytimes-vrviewer-042916.jpg The New York Times is teaming up with Google again to give away Google Cardboard, the virtual reality headsets, but this time only to its "most loyal" digital subscribers. The company said that the digital-only subscribers selected for this distribution were chosen based on the duration of their subscriptions.

Nintendo-042816.jpg Nintendo is planning to launch its home console "NX" in March next year. It will be next-gen successor to Wii U, launched four years back. Japanese multinational consumer electronics and software company headquartered in Kyoto, Japan has been keeping the features of its new console a secret, however...

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