Sci-tech

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:11

But now we know exactly when: February 15, 2018 ( via VentureBeat ) is the go-live date provided by the company for introduction of its built-in enforcement of the standards established by the Coalition for Better Ads , of which it is a member.

by | December 15, 2017 | 02:21

Enter Slooh , the Washington Depot, Connecticut-based organization that connects telescopes around the globe. This generates a bright streak or flashes which can appear anywhere in the night sky between dusk and dawn. But the good news is that the world's cameras captured the majestic shower, and one set of instruments in particular will still livestream the event today.

by | December 14, 2017 | 10:10

Rather, an icon in users' "All Apps" lists will be present that can bring up the AI bot. Google Assistant in Spanish is being introduced to US, Mexico and Spain. According to Google Assistant Program Manager Maksim Mukha, "The Assistant on tablets will be rolling out over the coming weeks to users with [their device's language] set to English in the U.S".

by | December 13, 2017 | 04:59

Nintendo's main competitors, Sony and Microsoft, released their most recent game consoles - the PS4 and Xbox One - on November 15, 2013 and November 22, 2013 respectively. Nintendo Switch was released back in March 2017 and back then there was a lot of skepticism surrounding the console and some even wondered if Nintendo would ever make another console.

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:02

President Trump will sign a directive on Monday afternoon aimed at shifting NASA's resources and attention toward the moon and Mars , according to a statement from the White House . Space Policy Directive 1 makes official a recommendation approved by the NSC in October . "Mr. President, you've said that the pioneer spirit has always defined America", Pence said.

by | December 10, 2017 | 02:24

Apple Inc.is reportedly close to completing a $400 million acquisition of Shazam Entertainment Ltd., the London-based developer behind music identification app Shazam . Shazam's app now lets users identify and share audio, TV shows, printed material (such as magazine ads and movie posters) and augmented-reality content.

by | December 06, 2017 | 00:33

Today marks the beginning of a new era of personal computing and ASUS is proud to be paving the way with Qualcomm Technologies and other companies to develop this new landscape for "Always Connected" Windows on Snapdragon PCs. Qualcomm set its sights on the Windows market late past year when it announced that its Snapdragon 835 SoC processor would find its way into Asus, HP, and Lenovo Windows 10 devices featuring "Always On" connectivity.

by | December 04, 2017 | 00:50

Both devices also come with dedicated microSD card slots for expansion. We talk about Xiaomi's most affordable smartphone in India - the Redmi 5A - on this week's episode as reviews editor Jamshed Avari and games editor Rishi Alwani join host Pranay Parab.

by | December 03, 2017 | 01:01

This season the 20-year-old from Monaco has tested with both Ferrari and Sauber , and enjoyed another four F1 practice outings with the latter, who will be known as the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team for 2018. The lineup leaves Pascal Wehrlein, Ericsson's German team mate, facing an uncertain future with former champions Williams the only remaining team with a vacancy but Poland's Robert Kubica favourite to fill it.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:22

The moon will be 16 percent more luminous and 7 percent bigger than it normally appears, National Geographic revealed. We won't actually see the moon when it's at its "fullest" because it will be below the horizon. If you're using a DSLR, NASA's senior photographer Bill Ingalls recommends that you use the daylight white balance to adjust for the sunlight being reflected off the moon.

by | November 24, 2017 | 00:57

Android smartphones and tablets collect the addresses of cellular towers in the vicinity of the device, sending the information back to Google. Google said it had been collecting the data for 11 months as a way to improve the "speed and performance" of delivering messages.

by | November 22, 2017 | 00:38

It looks like Nintendo will not be missing any of the holiday or Thanksgiving spending with Pocket Camp . We said it was coming in hot, but apparently, it was coming in even hotter than we initially thought. The camper is also customizable, and real-life friends can check out your camp and buy items you may have for sale. It's a laborious process but doesn't take long if you have a good Internet connection.

by | November 18, 2017 | 00:52

This is a sign of how the Tesla Semi could make a bigger impact than many might suspect on the trucking industry. From Tesla Semi's 500 miles of range to the new Roadster's 1 .9-second zero-to-60 time, the specs of Tesla's newest vehicles crushed expectations.

by | November 12, 2017 | 01:54

As part of the announcement, EA confirmed that the three previously-announced projects are still in the works at Respawn, which are a third-person Star Wars game being overseen by God of War III director Stig Asmussen, a new entry in the Titanfall series, and an Oculus Rift-exclusive VR game now scheduled for release in 2019.

by | November 09, 2017 | 00:57

Then the social networking firm, in collaboration with e-Safety, wants the users to upload their intimate photos directly to their messenger . "This partnership gives Australians a unique opportunity to proactively inoculate themselves from future image-based abuse by coming to our portal and reporting tool ", said Julie Inman Grant, Australia's eSafety Commissioner, in a statement.

by | November 08, 2017 | 00:40

The person to person service first launched in the United States of America back in 2015 and is popular among users for splitting restaurant bills, paying babysitters, or just sending money to friends. Here's how you can send a payment via Facebook Messenger . In the U.S., popular services include Venmo, Square Cash, and Facebook Messenger .

by | November 03, 2017 | 00:31

Most Australians buyers are expected to buy the premium iPhone X on a contract, however, which could prove more challenging. iPhones weren't the only hardware Apple released in the last quarter, though - in fact, most of the company's product line got a pretty big shake-up.

by | October 28, 2017 | 00:58

It also grants access to the people you trust. The old-school method of leaving a key underneath your doormat is inconvenient and often anxiety-inducing, so Amazon believes its new lock-and-camera system will make accessing your home when you're not around more secure.

by | October 28, 2017 | 00:59

This is a significant improvement than the 1920 cores in the GTX 1070. The graphics card is supposed to compete with the AMD Vega 56 that performs better than the Nvidia GTX 1070 . This GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card - in its Founder's Edition release - has a suggested retail price of approximately $450 Dollars. The base power ( TDP ) of the standard graphics card is set at 180W using 8-pin power connector.

by | October 26, 2017 | 00:43

Seven years later, he made his debut as a director with Ulsavam . His most noted films so far include Alkoottathil Thaniye, Kanamarayathu , Aksharangal and Vadakaykkoru Hrudayam. The most notable one to create waves and stands the test of time came out in 1993. Unfortunately, the film was a huge disaster and Sasi would go on to remark that if he had stuck to Damodaran's original screenplay (SN Swami was roped in to alter it), it would have turned out differently.

by | October 24, 2017 | 00:41

Back at E3 this year we got a CGI trailer for a new Shin Megami Tensei game for the Switch, but Atlus deliberately did not include the name of the game in the trailer. The previous few SMT games have been handheld-only, so it'll be cool to see what Atlus can pull off on the Nintendo Switch . Bethesda has announced both DOOM and Elder Scrolls Skyrim coming to the console, as well as Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus when it releases.

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:36

These meteors are known as some of the brightest and fastest of all showers due to the almost-head-on collision between our planet and the comet particles. The most meteors will fall between October 20-22. Cloudy skies will be rolling across the USA this weekend. Its absence provides darker skies to enjoy the show.

by | October 15, 2017 | 00:48

When the original Google Pixel was launched, it was offered with unlimited cloud storage for photo uploads, with no apparent time limit. In the app's teardown, there's a string referencing a "Start or stop screen sharing" command, suggesting that a future Google Duo update could allow users to share screens.

by | October 14, 2017 | 00:43

The DPA issued a lengthy release about the matter , in which it is explained that there are almost 4 million active Windows 10 devices with Windows 10 Home and Pro in the Netherlands. Inkpad document contents can also be collected when full telemetry is enabled. Microsoft Edge will pull up the reading and information right onto your screen.

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:21

Strayer found that some vehicle infotainment systems are more distrating than others , and some are more hard to operate, but that they all divert a driver's attention. The study examined not only visual (eyes-off-road), cognitive (mental) demand, but also accounted for how long it took drivers to complete tasks using vehicle technology .

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:30

Not only that but all players, new and old, will be playing together, including cross-play with PlayStation 4 and PC owners. In addition to that, the Arcade Edition will include new V-trigger moves, a new gallery , all of the extra characters from Season 1 and 2 , as well as a new and improved menu.

by | October 04, 2017 | 00:24

While the Google Pixel XL 2, which will be priced at $850 for a starting base model. The stereo front facing speakers are clearly visible once more, as are the smaller bezels compared to last year's model and the rounded screen corners. This will enable the device to provide answers to questions, control smart home devices, share information, play music , and more. But many details have already been revealed , including designs and color options for the devices.

by | October 04, 2017 | 00:23

Designed and engineered in partnership with Microsoft, the Samsung HMD Odyssey features dual AMOLED displays, screen tech Samsung is known for in its Galaxy line of smartphones. There's also inside-out tracking and a built-in microphone, which should add to the immersion, though we won't know just how well until we go hands on with the device.

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:28

Did you get one? But Nintendo has proved there's a large segment of the population out there that would prefer to buy an easy-to-use console that houses classic video games . Shortly after the midnight release of the Super NES Classic Edition consoles started to pop-up on Ebay with a price tag of $220 - they sell for $79.99 retail.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:23

However, before you hit the update button it's worth warning that many apps could cease to function as iOS 11 will not be compatible with 32-bit apps, which so many were developed as. You can reach out to the developer and implore them to update it, but that probably isn't going to happen - they have had over three years to do it already.

by | September 20, 2017 | 00:43

But in a closely watched speech, Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize victor who led the opposition to Myanmar's former military rulers, defended the army that once kept her under house arrest for more than a decade. Suu Kyi explained how Myanmar could assist Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh willing to return to Rakhine. "We would like to talk to those who have fled as well as those who have stayed".

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.