Sci-tech

by | September 15, 2017 | 00:38

But even efficient spacecraft driving burns some fuel - with 6,504 pounds (2,950 kilograms) of propellent burned and just 1 pound (0.5kg) left in Cassini's tank, it's time to end the mission and crash the spacecraft into Saturn while NASA's team still has control.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:35

It has 16GB RAM on-board with 1TB of SSD Storage. The Mi Notebook Pro features an 8th generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor claiming to be the first batch of notebooks in the world to do so. The Mi Notebook Pro's 15.6-inch IPS display offers 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, 300 nits peak brightness, 72% NTSC color space coverage, and a static contrast ratio of 800:1.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:42

EDT (1400 GMT) Thursday. OTV-5 culminated with the successful landing of Booster 1040. Musk's company released a timeline for the mission. But the landing was a secondary objective. One such OTV-5 experiment that has been divulged is the Air Force Research Laboratory Advanced Structurally Embedded Thermal Spreader payload, which will "test experimental electronics and oscillating heat pipe technologies in the long-duration space environment", according to an Air Force statement .

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:22

Users will be able to drag the software bar into the middle of the phone screen - or flick up to open a multitasking screen, the sources suggest. That is exactly 14 days from now and we can expect to see the iPhone 8 then. For example, it will have thin bezels , a facial recognition sensor , and a longer power button. The overall footprint is closer to the iPhone 7 than the iPhone 7 Plus.

by | August 29, 2017 | 00:39

The Xbox One X is already available for pre-order and it is one of the most anticipated consoles ever. With Xbox One X on the way very soon, it appears Microsoft has stopped selling the original Xbox One in favor of shifting its entire sales focus to the S and X models.

by | August 24, 2017 | 02:24

Samsung had to admit that there was lacuna in the coordination between the 200-strong technical team based out of U.S. and the one back in South Korea. "Natural language understanding allows Bixby to continuously improve its ability to interpret regional dialects", Samsung said. Bixby has a few great features but perhaps the most interesting is that it is contextually aware.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:42

Kutryk believes people are living at a time when humans will potentially return to the moon and that he hopes to travel there. While a swath of the United States will see a total solar eclipse Monday afternoon, Shore residents will experience about 73 percent of the event, data from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration shows .

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:45

Life is better with cats and dogs! Yes, you will be able to pet the dogs. Publisher Electronic Arts has announced at Gamescom that after three long, petless years, cats and dogs are finally coming to The Sims 4 . "Here Sims and their pets can play fetch near the harbor docks, take a walk to the lighthouse, visit a park to set up an obstacle course, meet other pet-loving locals, and even find stray pets that Sims can take in as their own", the companies wrote.

by | August 19, 2017 | 06:46

There also appears to be a slight difference to the texture on the console. Beyond those changes, though, this seems to be more or less the same Xbox One X we've already been introduced to. Microsoft will be holding a press conference on Sunday and I am hopeful that they will be announcing more titles that will be part of the launch event for the console.

by | August 19, 2017 | 06:47

But it was enough to permanently damage Lou Tomososki's right eye. Tomososki stressed in an interview with KPTV, an NBC affiliate, that it didn't take long for damage to set in. As a result, Tomososki now states that he had been living with a blind spot at the center of his eye for the last 55 years. But keep in mind that appropriate glasses alone won't save you.

by | August 18, 2017 | 00:31

The two leaders had issued a series of threats to each other, with Mr Trump recently tweeting that the U.S. military was " locked and loaded " if North Korea were to "act unwisely". Lobbing missiles toward Guam, a major us military hub in the Pacific, would be deeply provocative from the USA perspective. "I think if they fire at the United States, it could escalate into war very quickly".

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:22

But for this year, the event will coincide with a particularly bright moon that could illuminate the sky. Avoiding light pollution is key to watching an astronomical event like a meteor shower. The eagerly-awaited annual Perseid meteor shower is all set to reach its peak late Friday night and early Saturday morning, NASA has reiterated.

by | August 09, 2017 | 00:16

Searching for answers about his son's mysterious injury, Sam's father Jarrod Kanizay returned to the same beach spot where his son was bitten. "I walked out and saw what I thought was sand covering my calf and shook it off, and by the time I'd walked across the sand ..." Dr Walker-Smith said the creatures were a valuable part of the marine environment and that "if we didn't have them we would have a sea filled with dead and decaying fish".

by | August 07, 2017 | 00:54

It's a little confusing - but if you want to try it all out for yourself, Destiny 2's PC beta begins on 28th August. PLEASE NOTE: Other recording applications, such as Dxtory , Razer Cortex , Fraps have similar restrictions to those outlined above.

by | July 29, 2017 | 00:27

NASA TV coverage of the docking will begin at 5:15 p.m. Those flights included trips on all five space shuttles-Columbia, Challenger , Discover, Atlantis and Endeavor-and missions aboard the Russian Space Station Mir and the International Space Station.

by | July 26, 2017 | 00:43

Following in the footsteps of last year's model , its durability mainly comes by way of the inclusion of a ShatterShield display. On the other hand, the Moto Z2 Force will have a slight difference on its battery . After months of leaks and teases, Motorola has officially pulled the wraps off its flagship Moto Z2 Force. Motorola offers the TurboPower Pack, which straps a 3,490 mAh battery to the back of your Moto Z2 Force .

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:42

If this turns to be a fact, then it wouldn't be surprising to see the S9 to bring new standalone features from the Note series. Samsung Galaxy Note 8's rear camera could have a similar functionality like the Apple iPhone 7 Plus camera. Many argue that the fact Samsung hasn't taken it down indicates that the company has done this on goal in order to build interest for the forthcoming phone.

by | July 21, 2017 | 00:40

Rob Wainwright , the Executive Director of Europol , described the takedown as a " serious hit " to drug traffickers and " other serious criminals around the world ", in a statement . Alan Woodward, a computer science professor at Surrey University who advises Europol - the EU's law enforcement intelligence agency - on cybersecurity , says that police will now be chasing down the leads obtained from this takedown.

by | July 20, 2017 | 00:49

Manu Ginobili , who'll turn 40 July 28, is finalizing a return to the Spurs for his 16th National Basketball Association season, ESPN .com reported Tuesday , citing unidentified league sources . It was the season when Ginobili averaged 19.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game. He averaged 7.6 points per game in his rookie season, while his best year was during the 200/2008 campaign.

by | July 20, 2017 | 00:45

There must, presumably, be a far better quote from Austen knocking about that would have made for good banknote fodder, but presumably, everyone had a quick look on Google then went for a nice long lunch after patting themselves on the back for being jolly inclusive.

by | July 15, 2017 | 00:32

But if you're trying to join the military, you must stay closeted. Two dozen House Republicans broke with their pro-defense brethren Thursday and helped Democrats kill an amendment that would have barred the military from funding transgender sex reassignment surgeries and hormone therapies.

by | July 13, 2017 | 00:37

And now it's rumoured that the Apple iPhone 8 could feature a brand new "mirror" colour. While the source did not clarify exactly what the sensor will be used for, they did say that, again, software was the cause of the issues. Unfortunately, for Apple , there seems to be issues with getting the 3D face scanning feature to work reliably. Apple has never made a phone with an OLED screen , though, and it faces sourcing woes due to a global scarcity in OLED displays.

by | July 13, 2017 | 00:36

They won't appear in conversations (for now, at least), but will begin to show up for some users between conversation threads on the Messenger app's home screen. The news means people will see Messenger ads in the home tab of their Messenger mobile app. A small number of users worldwide will start seeing ads by the end of July, with the number gradually expanding throughout the year.

by | July 12, 2017 | 00:23

I am sure the groundsmen are the best in the world, but grass is the most complex surface to maintain'. Just to remind you , yesterday Djokovic and Adrian Mannarino didn't play because the organizers refused to move their game to some other place, despite the fact that all other courts at All England Club were available for play.

by | July 07, 2017 | 00:42

Blizzard may have dropped the new information as they gear up for a proper Doomfist reveal. The other takeaway from the video is that Doomfist is not voiced by Overwatch enthusiast and Doomfist's biggest promoter, Terry Crews . Aside from the origin story, more of Doomfist's background is also explained in the Developer Update , also seen below, along with an explanation of his abilities .

by | June 30, 2017 | 00:41

Early July 4th light display with launch this morning from Wallops at 4:25. Live coverage of the rocket launch is on the Wallops Ustream site and on NASA's Facebook page . The mission deployed ten soda-can-sized canisters, each containing cloud-forming vapour, roughly 100 miles above the surface just before 5 a.m. (EDT).

by | June 29, 2017 | 15:32

The decision was described by a Republican aide and another informed person who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly about the closed-door decision. Dean Heller, who is vulnerable in next year's midterms, to denounce the legislation last Friday; Ohio's Republican Gov. John Kasich held an event at the National Press Club Tuesday to criticize it.

by | June 28, 2017 | 02:12

Unlike the consumer version of Gmail, G Suite's version of Gmail is not used to target personalized ads to an individual. Rather, Gmail ads will likely be determined by a user's search habits or other information that the company has from people using Google or Google-related products and services.

by | June 28, 2017 | 02:10

Everyone's excited about the SNES Classic Edition , what with its twee 90's look and fantastic selection of games . The latest Nintendo system to receive the miniature treatment comes pre-loaded with a star-studded library of SNES games and a pair of controllers for multiplayer fun.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:14

The latest O.S will roll out later this year. Though we are still discovering small and big features of iOS 11, a tiny new update to the screen capture feature has caused a lot of worries among avid Snapchat users. While Microsoft's support for the first-party file management app in iOS may have some questioning the future of the OneDrive app for iOS, Microsoft's app does include additional features such as scanning, powered by Office Lens, and camera upload.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:51

Kepler has already discovered 4,034 potential exoplanets, 2,335 of which have been confirmed by other telescopes as actual planets. A Kepler mission scientist said, for the first time, there is at least one planet that nearly matches the Earth.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:50

As Johnson said , then-President Barack Obama did well in the state when he was re-elected in 2012, and "yet Democrats gained no seats in the Legislature, remained deeply in the minority". However, the Supreme Court has recently struck down district maps in states that, in its view, went too far in using race to draw district lines. Do we want a democracy in which politicians (of any party) can virtually assure their re-election and continued dominance in a state simply because of the ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:25

Until now, the only app able to make use of the iPhone's NFC capabilities was Apple Pay . With this iOS 11 , Apple brings some additional changes to the iPad bringing some improvements including the ability to add more app icons to the iPad's dock, that can be accessed anytime.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:05

Israel Hayom, Israel's pro-Netanyahu free daily, devoted most of its cover Tuesday to Haley, highlighting her threat to withdraw from the Human Rights Council if it does not end its bias against Israel. "We appreciate your strong stand on the world's most important stage, in support of the security of the people and the State of Israel", he said. "They sense that the tone has changed", she added.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:49

It also warned that weaker growth could drive the unemployment rate above 5%. South Korea's economy is expected to grow 2.6 percent this year, a Paris-based worldwide organization forecast Wednesday, unchanged from its earlier outlook amid improving exports and consumer sentiment.