Sci-tech

by | November 18, 2017 | 02:13

If you were hoping to buy a HomePod for your honey this holiday season, you'll have to come up with plan b. Apple now says it needs more time to ideal the speaker's technology. Apple debuted the device in June at their Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), and originally planned to release the HomePod in December of 2017.

by | November 17, 2017 | 02:06

Gone is the wide plus short telephoto camera combination and in its place you'll find a 16MP (Sony IMX398) + 20MP (IMX 376K) unit instead. The biggest overhaul in the OnePlus 5T is its design. To OnePlus' credit, though, it does do a decent job at communicating its efforts in the forums on what changes are being fixed and when the fixes will come through, so if there are issues with the software at all it's not unlikely that users of the OnePlus 5T who install the Oreo beta software ...

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:27

Ross 128 b is the second closest known exo-Earth (after Proxima Centauri b , which is just over four light-years distant), and it's the closest temperate planet known around a quiet star. Determining whether the planet is actually capable of supporting life as we know it, however, would require a better understanding of its atmosphere, Bonfils said.

by | November 15, 2017 | 02:02

Last year's Android Nougat (7.0 and 7.1) combine for 20.6% devices. Google's latest release may have been pushed out the door months ago, but that doesn't mean it's available for even a fraction of the devices now in the wild. And since the analysis looked at market share, that portion of devices running outdated Android - between the 80th to 100th percentile mark on his graph - is also now much larger in absolute terms.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:55

The nose of the mask was made with silicone. This is still a proof of concept, so it may not reliably work or be easy to replicate, and it also looks like a lot of effort for a common thief to go to. According to Bkav the experiment began right after iPhone X was released. But the introduction of the brand new iPhone X , and it's facial recognition lock, has come with some controversy.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:54

The reusable craft is considered ideal for this task since it's smoother return will ensure the preservation of precious scientific specimens on board. 13). They're created to be used 15 or more times and have autonomous launch, flight and landing capabilities, according to Sierra Nevada Corp . The United States has relied on private contracts as well as the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos to get its astronauts and supplies to the ISS since the Space Shuttle was taken out of service in 2011.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:40

Broadcom has said it would prefer amicable negotiations, but a person familiar with Chief Executive Hock Tan's thinking believes he would be willing try to elect directors to Qualcomm's board who will favor the deal. Qualcomm provides chips to carrier networks to deliver broadband and mobile data. And that doesn't take into account ending Qualcomm's royalty rate feuds with Apple ( aapl ) and another unidentified phonemaker that are costing the company another $3 billion a year or more .

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:35

With Injustice 2 getting such a huge (and steadily growing) roster, there's a good chance we'll be seeing more characters make their way to the game. It is unlikely that they will be individually selectable, and most likely will be a team effort. Check out the new trailer below to see these characters scrap it out...

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:52

Hulu (with live TV) is the first USA streaming service to be released on the Switch . Where it gets hard, is that Hulu itself requires a US-registered IP address and subscription to actually make use of. After months of waiting, US-based Nintendo Switch owners can finally download the Hulu streaming app on the device. However, Nintendo made it clear that its intention with the Switch was to have games be at the forefront of the console.

by | November 10, 2017 | 01:53

Here's a look at the most important new iOS 11 .1 features and iOS 11 .1.1 fixes. The company promised a forthcoming software fix will resolve the problem. through iOS 11 .2 and watchOS 4.2. This is a relatively small update , so it shouldn't take long for you to download it and rid yourself of these bugs.

by | November 09, 2017 | 01:53

Compromising images that are shared with Facebook will be hashed to create a digital fingerprint which the company can then use to identify the same images if they are uploaded by someone else. During the trial, those anxious about their images being posted as revenge porn have to contact Australia's e-Safety commissioner through an online form , which may then suggest providing them to Facebook .

by | November 09, 2017 | 01:42

The scientists, in turn, were rewarded with better ways to measure sheep brain function. Emma Watson , Jake Gyllenhaal , journalist Fiona Bruce and Barack Obama all walk into a sheep pen. In fact, they could even recognise people when pictures were altered or were taken from a different angle, an ability only previously recorded in humans and primates.

by | November 08, 2017 | 09:34

The new Lamborghini Terzo Millennio is a "dream" concept auto meaning there is no chance of production whatsoever, but it does offer plenty of clues into possible future electrified Lamborghinis as the evolutionary name suggests - in English, it's the Lamborghini Third Millennium.

by | November 08, 2017 | 02:03

This isn't for restaurants requiring reservations, but the walk-in restaurants. Of course, wait times aren't just an issue at fine dining establishments. Users will also be able to tap on any of the bars in the chart to get information on the estimated wait time. Google predicts it will be able to offer these wait times for nearly a million restaurants worldwide when the update is completed.

by | November 06, 2017 | 02:10

Gamez told NBC that there were multiple deaths and injuries but an exact number was not available. Sheriff Joe Tackitt said there have been multiple fatalities from Sunday's incident, including the gunman. " More details from DPS soon", Abbott tweeted . One of the victims of the mass shooting was the church's pastor Frank Pomeroy's daughter, Annabelle.

by | November 04, 2017 | 00:53

Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM ) shares are up 5.58% after rumors that Broadcom (NASDAQ: AVGO ) is exploring a deal to purchase the chipmaker. Nothing has been hammered out yet and there's no guarantee that a deal will materialize. Apple, in suing Qualcomm , thinks the company is nonetheless overcharging for use industry standard patents, which the law requires be licensed out on fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (or "FRAND") terms.

by | November 02, 2017 | 01:08

Tesla's negative free cash flow swelled to $1.4 billion, more than analysts had expected. The Model 3, seen as Tesla's best long-term hope, is priced at about $35,000, about half the price of its high-end Model S auto. CEO and co-founder Elon Musk has loudly and repeatedly promised total production of 500,000 vehicles in 2018, with 400,000 of them Model 3s. As far as the company's earnings are concerned, Tesla posted an adjusted loss per share of $2.92 per share, significantly wider than ...

by | November 01, 2017 | 01:04

The telecom operator's consolidated revenues for the reporting quarter, at Rs 21,777 crore, represented a year-on-year drop of 10.4 per cent on an underlying basis when adjusted for Africa and Bangladesh divested operating units and tower asset sale.

by | November 01, 2017 | 01:00

Microsoft may not have been lucky with mobile phones, but its Surface line-up is getting a good response from consumers. For example, that "for business customers" bit, where the device (s) will be sold, and so on. Pricing and exact availability isn't being revealed today, but the Surface Pro with LTE model will be available first to business customers in December.

by | November 01, 2017 | 01:01

The Razer Phone has been kept under wraps pretty well for a first smartphone release. However, right before the day of the launch, the smartphone made an early appearance on the United Kingdom retailer website 3G, revealing key specifications of the phone.

by | October 31, 2017 | 01:23

Buried in a ton of other Paris Games Week announcements was a pretty damn important one for fellow Destiny 2 players. An ancient gate on Mercury is open and it's unleashing all kinds of hell on the galaxy. A trailer has been released to give us our first official look at the Curse of Osiris . Destiny 2 players have already come across numerous game's most unusual and frustrating bugs.

by | October 31, 2017 | 01:27

Particularly haunting tracks include "Kepler: Star KIC7671081B Light Curves Waves to Sound", "Plasmaspheric Hiss", and "Jupiter Sounds 2001". The compilation includes the "Roar" of Jupiter captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft that has crossed the boundary of Jupiter's enormous magnetic field .

by | October 28, 2017 | 01:19

However, the report cited complicated supply chains, local retail laws, import taxes, lower GDP and poorer internet as reasons for impeding sales in India. The Chinese firm enjoys a good hold in the low-end Indian smartphone market , but it struggles in the mid-range segment (between $230 and $310), where Samsung, OPPO and Vivo are strong.

by | October 28, 2017 | 01:15

The OnePlus 5 comes with 5.5-inch AMOLED display offering a Full HD resolution. Having said that, Evan Blass said quite recently that the device will arrive after November 20 , so these two pieces of info do not really agree one with the other, as the device probably will not launch in India first, but it will be the other way around, the phone will nearly certainly be announced on a global scale first, as the OnePlus 5 was.

by | October 26, 2017 | 01:23

Not just this, we must not overlook new twists and turns in the game as well. " Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is great for newcomers to the series as well as longtime fans, and ideal for people playing on a mobile device". The title, which was first teased back in April 2016 , looks similar to other entries in the series, but has players managing and frolicking around a campsite instead of renovating an entire village.

by | October 26, 2017 | 01:18

Apple has said Face ID is more secure than its fingerprint sensor, and Bloomberg noted that the reduced accuracy of Face ID was still more secure than Touch ID. The fund owned 60,902 shares of the iPhone maker's stock after purchasing an additional 1,330 shares during the period. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This news story was reported by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes.

by | October 25, 2017 | 01:08

On Tuesday, Apple explained customers could purchase an iPhone X beginning at 8 a.m. local time on Friday, Nov. 3. To be exact, Wozniak said , "I'd rather wait and watch that one...." Either way, your chances of scoring the iPhone X reasonably early are probably slim, given current predictions from various analysts and supply chain sources circle 2 or 3 million units in initial inventory.

by | October 24, 2017 | 01:07

A Jet Airways spokesperson confirmed the incident but said it was resolved "as per guidelines". After a check, the couple (Arpita and her husband) identifies the phone as Samsung Galaxy J7 . "Jet Airways crew immediately took charge of the situation, as also all necessary steps as precautionary measure, and as per the prescribed guidelines", the spokesperson said.

by | October 24, 2017 | 01:04

On a similar note, the menu for selecting sounds has been revamped on the Pixel 2. If history has taught us anything, its that a Google phone launch never goes quite as smooth as one might hope. It could be a genuine screen burn-in problem, say reports , and can become a deal-breaker for potential buyers. The Nexus 6 screen was reported to be too yellow, as was the Nexus 5X's.

by | October 24, 2017 | 00:57

Original Xbox classics join more than 400 Xbox 360 games in the Xbox One Backward Compatibility program , which also means we'll have our largest console launch portfolio ever when Xbox One X releases on November 7 . A handful of those titles, including Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and Prince of Persia , are already available for purchase in the games on demand section in the Xbox digital marketplace.

by | October 21, 2017 | 00:41

Still, it's better than nothing. This includes wireless headphones such as the PlayStation Gold, where the audio processing and transmitting is done in the USB dongle. This new update added a lot of new features, like gameplay capture, save-data system transfer, and support for wireless USB headsets (something that wasn't mentioned by Nintendo ).

by | October 19, 2017 | 01:10

This tool is now included with Chrome for Windows by default and runs automatically to detect when users install intrusive software that also affects Chrome's settings and behavior. While it seems like an all-encompassing antivirus , it will only remove software that breeches Google's unwanted software policy . Over a million users have used the hijacked settings feature in the past month to prevent consent-free changes, according to the blog.

by | October 18, 2017 | 01:00

X50 supports up to 5 gigabits per second download speeds, opening up new frontiers in cloud-based services. Moreover, the company stated that the Snapdragon X50 5G modem is just the beginning, and that it will keep up its efforts to advance next generation cellular technology.

by | October 15, 2017 | 01:55

You won't keep running into overages (this is T-Mobile), however, you'll need to manage with speeds as low as 128 Kbps on the off chance that you go over your fast allotment. In 2015, T-Mobile (subsidiaries of the German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom AG) broadcasted its Un-carrier movement called " Mobile without Borders " under which unlimited calling, texting was offered to the customers and LTE date to Canada and Mexico that has been a tempting alternative for most of the ...

by | October 12, 2017 | 01:05

South America qualifier: Brazil led by PSG star Neymar emerged as the CONMEBOL winners, Uruguay starring captain Diego Godin and strikers Cavani and Suarez were runners-up. In Africa, there are still three places up for grabs as the third and final round of qualifying enters the last two group games. Russian Federation (as hosts) were the very first team booked in, while five-time winners Brazil joined them as early as March 2017 after an incredibly dominant showing in South American ...