Sci-tech

by | March 28, 2018 | 01:50

HMD Global is also likely to roll out new smartphones from April and a new version of its 22-year-old handset Nokia 8110 from May in India. The Nokia 1 Android Go edition was launched in India today by HMD Global, bringing a stock Android experience in the entry level with the promise of fast updates.

by | March 27, 2018 | 18:49

IADC members will use the fall of Tiangong-1 to conduct their annual re-entry test campaign , during which participants will pool their predictions of the time window, as well as their respective tracking datasets obtained from radar and other sources.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:23

We continue to wish Donald Jr., Vanessa , and their children the best while they transition into their new lifestyle. Vanessa and Don Jr . had three children, Kai , Donald Trump III and Tristan , during that time. Vanessa is divorcing Don Jr . because he allegedly "treats her like a second-class citizen" by keeping her on such a tight budget. The Page Six report likewise uncovers that sources revealed to them O'Day was particularly infatuated with Don Jr and never after his ...

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:22

Gaskill was unharmed. The 16-year-old female student is in critical condition with life-threatening injuries, and the 14-year-old male student who was shot is in stable condition. Number of United States citizens backing gun control rises: poll The number of U.S. citizens who want more gun control is growing, an NPR/Ipsos poll said.

by | March 20, 2018 | 06:15

That would make " Black Panther " the biggest superhero movie ever. The Ryan Coogler-directed film took the crown from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice . The previous record holder for the fastest-selling superhero film in the first 24 hours of pre-sales was Black Panther , which continues to lead the box office for a fifth straight week.

by | March 20, 2018 | 06:11

The latest paper is an attempt at proving the "No-Boundaries" theory that the brilliant physicist framed in 1983 alongside James Hartle to explain the Big Bang in quantum mechanical terms. Because Nobel Prizes can not be awarded posthumously, Hawking will never be recognized. According to Professor Neil Turok, director of Canadas Perimeter Institute and a friend of Hawkings , such ideas are controversial among cosmologists.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:09

Monalisa Perez pleaded guilty to manslaughter back in December in order to avoid a 4-year prison term. For starters, she will be on probation for 10 years and is banned from ever possessing a firearm again. Her YouTube channel remains active almost nine months after the shooting. Perez and Ruiz wanted to become famous and showcase their pranks on a YouTube channel.

by | March 17, 2018 | 02:22

In the coming months Google plans on adding more wheelchair-accessible routes to its app as they work with various transit agencies. Next, pressing "Directions" and hitting the public transportation icon will lead to a screen that includes transport options.

by | March 13, 2018 | 11:36

Gamers should find that games they purchase on a computer or mobile device through the eShop begin downloading more quickly on their Switch than before. You can verify your current menu version and manually start the update from the System Settings menu if necessary. EF Games will bring you more information on GameMaker Studio 2 Nintendo Switch edition and the games it powers as it is released.

by | March 13, 2018 | 11:35

Epic Games took the same concept - 100 players battling it out on an island - and relaunched their own game under the name " Fortnite: Battle Royale " last September. Fortnite Mobile will also be coming to Android at a later date. Keep in mind cross-play, cross-progression, and cross-purchase doesn't carry over between PS4 and Xbox One until Microsoft and Sony come to terms with making it possible.

by | March 13, 2018 | 11:28

For Echo , players will be able to play multiple of the same card if they have the Echo keyword, and the mana too. 135 new cards will be released, complete with some uncanny new gameplay mechanics. "Similar to the Dungeon Run mode from Kobolds & Catacombs, players will defeat bosses and collect their bounties to build a deck that will keep them alive as they venture deeper and deeper into The Witchwood ", says Blizzard.

by | March 09, 2018 | 10:22

And, the Parker Solar Probe could help researchers crack some of the biggest mysteries of our universe. To gain this increased understanding, NASA is launching the Parker Solar Probe on a almost seven-year mission. Image via NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. As the probe swings closer and closer to its final destination, the spacecraft will be protected from temperatures up to 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit by a revolutionary heat shield made from carbon-carbon composite ...

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:15

If you're already a subscriber, then all you would need to do is connect your Deezer account to your device and then say, " Alexa , play _ on Deezer". Meanwhile, Apple's HomePod has joined the ever-growing revolution of devices that are controlled via the power of speech and it's taking aim squarely at Amazon, Sonos and Google.

by | March 04, 2018 | 05:07

Sargsyan himself has been a leader of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia since 2007 and now intends to become a prime minister of the country. President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President-elect Armen Sarkissian of the Republic of Armenia , reports Armenpress.

by | March 03, 2018 | 00:42

Adelie are one of five species that live in and around Antarctica. The islands, which lie at the tip of Antarctica nearest South America, have rarely been visited, and the new discovery was thanks to Earth-monitoring satellites, the team from America, Britain and France, said.

by | March 03, 2018 | 00:36

Daniel Antoine, the British Museum's Curator of Physical Anthropology, said: 'The use of the latest scientific methods, including CT scanning, radiocarbon dating and infrared imaging, has transformed our understanding of the Gebelein mummies.

by | March 02, 2018 | 07:59

The range starts with the Alcatel 1X, which the company says is the first device with an 18:9 screen costing less than Euro 100. Devices running Android Oreo (Go edition ) will also come with twice as much storage out of the box. The Nokia 8 Sirocco has a slightly bigger battery of 3,260 mAh. The 3V uses a 12MP camera paired with a 2MP secondary depth camera with LED flash, providing real-time bokeh and the ability to change the area of focus on any shot, even after it's taken.

by | February 26, 2018 | 10:28

Everything else stays almost the same as the last year's LG V30 smartphone . It groups together sets of four pixels to reduce the V30's resolution from 16MP to 4MP while significantly brightening photos. Unlike previous V phones, the V30 is dramatically closer overall to its G series counterpart, the LG G6 . The QLens allows a user to do visual search and is very similar to Google's Lens feature that is part of Android but is available only on Pixel phones.

by | February 26, 2018 | 10:23

To that end it uses Android Go - the cut-down version of Android created to run on systems with 1GB RAM or lower - and promises a pure Android experience with monthly security updates. It utilises front and back cameras simultaneously. The last device is the Nokia 1 with the Android Go operating system, a version of Android that's fine-tuned to work on very cheap and affordable hardware.

by | February 25, 2018 | 00:33

Geely had previously acquired a 49.9 percent controlling stake in Malaysian automaker Proton previous year. Swedish truck maker AB Volvo , one of Geely's other investments, has objected to the Chinese firm's stake-building in Daimler, citing anti-trust concerns, the source added.

by | February 23, 2018 | 10:14

Chinese smartphone makers Huawei and Xiaomi were the only vendors in the top five to experience year-over-year growth in the quarter, respectively by 7.6 percent and 79 percent. According to Gartner's Gupta, the later availability of the iPhone X and component shortages its performance was overshadowed. "Apple was in a different position this quarter than it was 12 months before", said Gupta.

by | February 23, 2018 | 10:06

Google has revealed that it will showcasse the first batch of Android Oreo (Go Edition ) phones next week at the Mobile World Congress 2018 event. As per a recent leak, it will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC with 1.4GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU and include 1GB of RAM. Patches must be issued to users within 90 days of their release by Google .

by | February 21, 2018 | 09:56

This comes two weeks after SpaceX sent the world's most powerful rocket, Falcon Heavy , towards Mars with his own red Tesla roadster in it. The Falcon 9's first stage set to launch with Paz previously flew on the Formosat 5 mission from Vandenberg in August 2017.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:44

The game will run in native 1080p on PlayStation 4 and Xbox hardware, and EA promises 4K resolution and 60 frames per-second on PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X . Burnout Paradise Remastered will be available in both digital and physical forms and will cost £34.99 when it launches on console this March. PC Players will be able to get it on Origin later this year; this will be the first time the Big Surf Island DLC is available for PC fans of the game.

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:57

For instance, to save an image we can directly right click on the image, and click on view image or save image option to download the image, however that may compromise a bit on the quality. The feature used to allow users to open an image that appeared on its regular search engine , displaying the image by itself. Major photo library Getty Images has claimed a victory against Google after it complained to the European Commission about the search giant's practices, accusing it of ...

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:35

Apple has responded just recently that it is now working on a fix for the bug for iOS 11 , macOS High Sierra, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11, confirming that the bug will cripple not just Apple smartphones, but nearly all of the company's other products as well.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:33

Unlike in the past, Steam no longer does flash deals - all discounts will be available for the entire length of the sale. In fact, the latter lets you sort according to the size of the discount: 50 percent, 75 percent, and so forth. The combination of filters and sort-orders users pick will also automatically save and apply next time the Wishlist is accessed. On the surface this seemed like a straight-forward request, and in most cases it turned out to work just fine.

by | February 12, 2018 | 02:07

More snow is expected before then with additional accumulation making for a wintery weekend. "Not as much snow is expected but 1-4" can not be ruled out from I-80 to the southern border of the state by late Saturday. Hundreds of schools closed in Detroit due to the storm, as well, with between 6 and 9 inches of snow expected to fall through Friday. "We really want the NAO to be negative to get more storms moving into our area", Draper said.

by | February 10, 2018 | 10:27

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is now one of the most distant human-made objects, and it just took the most distant photograph ever. But New Horizons is the first to send back a picture for so far afield. During its voyage to the outer reaches of the solar system, the spacecraft usually stays in hibernation mode to conserve energy. It's not just taking awesome photos on its path, but also carrying measurements of the plasma, dust and neutral-gas environment along the way, enabling ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 10:20

With the launch, Apple is taking on existing smart speakers, such as the Amazon Echo ($100) and Google Home ($129). The HomePod delivers impeccable sound quality that surpasses that of similar offerings by Google and Sonos , reviewers say.

by | February 09, 2018 | 08:44

North West is already an experienced fashion photographer, taking pics as mommy takes off her bra. And Kim and Kanye finally moved into their $20 million Hidden Hills mansion last month with daughter North, four, son Saint, two, and newborn daughter Chicago.

by | February 08, 2018 | 01:09

We don't know if Google is planning to strike exclusivity deals with these developers or if it will create a Google-branded console for streaming, though such an idea was floated by The Information's sources. So this planned service is not to be confused with existing game subscription offerings like Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass that let users download unlimited games from a pre-selected pool of titles for a monthly fee.

by | February 08, 2018 | 01:11

It certainly paid off in the new trailer's scenes. It's a suitably dark and bleak introduction to a character who's been described as a one-eyed wrecking ball. I want that quoted. He's also the biological son of Cyclops (Scott Summers) and Madelyne Pryor (Jean Grey's clone), which ought to lend Ryan Reynolds plenty of ammunition for one or three X-Men-related gags.

by | February 08, 2018 | 01:07

The most noticeable difference between Cheddar Man and modern British people is that the former has a darker skin tone. That migration was followed by others, including Vikings, Gauls, Romans and Normans, many of whom had fair skin and hair, leaving about 10% of current white Britons with DNA matches to Cheddar Man and his contemporaries.

by | February 08, 2018 | 01:06

However, it was announced today that Nest will be "coming home" by rejoining the Google hardware division. "To build on this momentum, we're excited to bring the Nest and Google Hardware teams together". Rick Osterloh, who leads Google's hardware efforts, and Nest Chief Executive Marwan Fawaz, said in the blog post that they hoped integration of their teams would "supercharge Nest's mission" to make homes safer, friendlier to the environment and more affordable.

by | February 07, 2018 | 02:05

Police are still investigating how the toddler got outside and no arrests have been made, but the lack of details hasn't stopped people from speculating about what may have happened. The mother had been away from the house for about two hours, police said. "It was freezing and that was my biggest worry when the cops came, when they started asking about the kids, they didn't divulge what was really going on, but when he asked about the kids, obviously something was going on and I was anxious".

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:41

Titled "Thirty-fold: Extreme Gravitational Lensing of a Quiescent Galaxy at z = 1.6", this study also appeared in the Astrophysical Journal Letters . "We show that quasar microlensing provides a means to probe extragalactic planets in the lens galaxy, by studying the microlensing properties of emission close to the event horizon of the supermassive black hole of the background quasar, using the current generation telescopes", the researchers write.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:49

Harry Kane missed a penalty, and Salah struck again in stoppage time just minutes later, seemingly handing his team the win. Four minutes later, Kane went down under Karius' challenge, only to hit his penalty straight at the goalkeeper as a frantic finale hit overdrive.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:39

A day after Budget 2018 , the domestic market extended sell-off with the Sensex tanking over 700 points, while Nifty dipped below its crucial 10,800 level as investors read into the fine-print of the Budget document. Long-term capital gains tax on equity investment dampened investor sentiment amid lingering worries that the Budget moves will lead to a spike in inflation and make the country's central bank turn hawkish.

by | February 03, 2018 | 14:56

He appeared in court Friday at a bail hearing, at which his bail was set for $150,000, and he posted bail late Friday. Valve has suspended Cliffe, the company told Kotaku . He has no criminal record, though there was an assault case against Cliffe in 2013 that was dismissed. Valve purchased the rights to the online tactical shooter in 2000.