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by | December 23, 2017 | 01:59

All in all, the idea of the winter solstice is pretty depressing, especially because there are still three solid months of winter left. "Earth's axis is tilted 23.5 degrees relative to its orbit, and on December 21 , Earth will be at the point in its orbit when the North Pole is tilted at its maximum away from the sun", Schneider told CBS News.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:54

As batteries get older, they don't hold their charges as well as newer batteries, and can have worse problems when the charge is low or the temperature is cold. "Lithium-ion batteries become less capable of supplying peak current demands when in cold conditions, have a low battery charge or as they age over time, which can result in the device unexpectedly shutting down to protect its electronic components", Apple said in a statement to TechCrunch .

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:31

Thomas has missed the entire season so far as he continues to recover from an injury to his right hip. Cavs are planning to give Thomas his first chance to get in a full court 5-on-5 practice since joining the team following a trade with the Boston Celtics in August.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:26

As a result, the apps that do make it to the Mac App Store are often given less attention than their mobile counterparts, which means fewer updates and less upkeep. "The UWP (Universal Windows Platform) provides a guaranteed core API across devices", Microsoft explains on the system's website . The new universal app system could be announced during Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference during the summer, when the company usually tends to reveal upcoming software improvements.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:36

Chrome will filters ads based on the Better Ads Standards by the Coalition for Better Ads , which Google also joined in June of this year. By doing this, Google will be able to root out "bad or aggressive" ads thanks to the guidelines that are put in place by the Coalition.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:33

We might soon say goodbye to broken phone screens, thanks to a student who accidentally invented self-healing glass . According to a paper published by the Japanese researchers in the journal Science , the new form of glass is capable of repairing itself after being shattered.

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:24

According to The Verge , the app has a month to comply with the order. The merging of WhatsApp's data with Facebook was a first step by Facebook past year toward monetizing the platform since the social network's Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg bought the company for about $22 billion in 2014.

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:13

While North Korea is the main focus of Bossert's claims in the Op-Ed, he does not forget to talk about alleged 2016 election meddling by Russian hackers or the US's issues with Iran either. He noted that the Trump administration has banned the use of Kaspersky software from government systems over concerns that the software could abet Russian espionage, and that the government has also charged Iranian hackers who attacked usa companies such as HBO.

by | December 15, 2017 | 08:22

That's a move straight out of Tim Cook's playbook - see prior examples like cornering the market for flash memory, which helped the iPod and iPhone dominate over the past 15 years, and also helped Apple hit its insane profit margins. On the campaign trial, Trump said: "We're going to get Apple to build their damn computers and things in this country instead of in other countries".

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:27

The smartphone features a white colour rear panel with a red " Star Wars' trademark embossed at the bottom that looks just awesome". This is the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition. OnePlus came out themselves eventually to confirm its existence, including images of the Star Wars-labelled phone. Both rear cameras come with F1.7 lens and have focal length of around 27mm.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:13

Oddly enough, while the May 2017-announced Notebook 9 Pro wielded a productivity-enhancing S Pen in both 13 and 15-inch variants, there's only one new stylus-sporting configuration. The 15-inch model offers a wider selection of port including a Thunderbolt 3.0 port , two USB 3.0 port , one USB 2.0 port , one HDMI port and microSD card slot.

by | December 13, 2017 | 06:25

Whether it's a tirade about an issue or a amusing or touching story that they're telling, Twitter threads are a good way to express your thoughts or tell a story. In addition to being able to see the originator's sequential thread posts when viewing a thread, users can also see any responses from the rest of the Twitterverse.

by | December 09, 2017 | 13:40

The social media giant has started testing the feature, and will introduce only early next year. Even without the new games Australia has been playing the Instant Games through the app in some record amounts over the past year. Video chats are a great way for people to connect, discuss and share moments with each other when text just isn't enough. Facebook says that over 245 million people video chat every month on Messenger .

by | December 09, 2017 | 13:32

Sony also announced that the PlayStation Experience 2017 will be hosting panels for other anticipated game titles for next year. SIE will continue to further expand both PS4 and PS VR to deliver entertainment experiences that are only possible on PlayStation .

by | December 09, 2017 | 13:29

However, in a new blog post today, the company announced that it would no longer accept the cryptocurrency . "Historically, the value of Bitcoin has been volatile, but the degree of volatility has become extreme in the last few months, losing as much as 25 [percent] in value over a period of days", Valve continued.

by | December 08, 2017 | 02:08

This new Tomb Raider game is definitely Shadow of the Tomb Raider . It's been heavily rumored that the next Tomb Raider game will be called " Shadow of the Tomb Raider " and this adds weight to that rumor, or it's just a fantastic fadeout by Square Enix.

by | December 08, 2017 | 02:06

Six different countries are going to be seeing something a bit different on Instagram , as the company experiments with separating out the messaging part of its service into its own app, called Direct. Facebook continues to expand its mobile footprint with messaging apps. The app is now available in six countries, no word on whether it will be released globally but if all goes well most likely soon.

by | December 06, 2017 | 01:17

Stories Highlights is a new addition to your Instagram profile. From there, choose any stories from your archive , select a cover for your highlight and name it. 'In your Stories Archive , your stories will appear in a grid with the most recent stories at the bottom, ' according to Instagram . That day-long deadline has been a central part of stories since they launched, with the idea that they would disappear quickly and encourage people not to overthink their posts.

by | December 06, 2017 | 01:11

To get a SIM-free variant of the iPhone X, buyers can head over to Apple's website and choose to make a one-time payment of $999 for the 64GB version or $1,149 for the 256GB version of the phone. "SIM-free" means your iPhone doesn't ship with a carrier SIM card. The threat of backorders and shipping delays have dogged the iPhone X since before the phone even launched.

by | November 30, 2017 | 14:21

The smartphone was spotted on Russian website Helpix.ru hinting at an official launch soon. The display also has a 2.5D curved glass on top. Also, it comes in two variations: 2GB RAM/16GB storage and 3GB RAM/32GB storage. The Zenfone Max Plus (M1 ) is backed by a 4130mAh battery, which is rated to deliver up to 26 hours of talk time on the 3G network and 13 hours of video playback.

by | November 30, 2017 | 14:12

Finally, BlackRock Inc. raised its position in shares of Regal Entertainment Group by 10,841.3% during the first quarter. Typically, the lower the value, the more undervalued the company tends to be. The lower the Q.i. value, the more undervalued the company is thought to be. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 767,157 shares of the company's stock valued at $17,322,000 after buying an additional 39,272 shares during the period.

by | November 30, 2017 | 14:13

It works with for all Android devices running Android 5.0 Lollipop and higher, Google said. Datally helps users do three things. It also lets you track your data usage in real time. Save Data: Thirdly, it helps you save data. There is even a feature that halts background data consumption at once, so if you know you're not going to be using your phone for a while, or just want to cut down on the background processes, you can.

by | November 30, 2017 | 14:07

Once the update rolls out, your friends and the content that brands share will be separated into two completely separate tabs. The company now has a "best friends" algorithm that puts the people you engage with most at the top of your feed; the redesigned feed expands that to rank all of your friends by closeness.

by | November 28, 2017 | 01:23

Mo Versi - VP of Product Management at HTC - made this announcement on Twitter by tweeting "The Oreo OS update will be available for download on the HTC u11 unlocked version starting on Monday". There is no word on when the final stable version of the Oreo update will reach both V30 and V30+ phones, but it is at least a couple of weeks away.

by | November 26, 2017 | 02:20

Infiniti say the FWD QX50 is around 35 per cent more economical thanks to the new engine, with the 4WD versions 30 per cent less juicy. It's built using an industry-first SHF (Super High Formability - 980 MPa) high-tensile steel. The new model will go on sale next year following its public debut at the LA auto show next week. Meanwhile, thanks to the fact that this new-generation XQ50 is a clean sheet design, built from the ground up on a new platform with new materials and a closer focus on ...

by | November 26, 2017 | 01:32

He completed 3 of 4 passes for 60 yards on those first two drives and also ran for 24 yards on three attempts. After forcing a punt, he Buckeyes drew even with the Wolverines on Barrett's 25-yard touchdown pass to senior tight end Marcus Baugh with 5:54 to play in the second quarter.

by | November 25, 2017 | 01:40

While basically every retailer has the Xbox One S available for $189.99 (it's the official Black Friday pricing set by Microsoft), there are a number of retailers offering perks for those who grab the while it's on sale. Black Friday 2017 - Best deals and offers on top technology Thu, November 9, 2017 BLACK FRIDAY 2017 kicks off on November 24 and here's some of the best deals available right now.

by | November 25, 2017 | 01:42

Information about this is spreading Economic Daily News , referring to the documentation of Apple. Those who add an iPad or iPad mini to their basket will be given a $50 gift card to spend on Apple goodies, while iPad Pro purchases will come with a $100 gift card.

by | November 25, 2017 | 01:35

The public prosecutors' office said in a statement 235 people had been killed and 109 more wounded. Israel strongly condemned the "painful terror attack in Egypt " and sent "the condolences of the Israeli people to [Egyptian] President [Abdel-Fattah] Sisi and to the Egyptian people", in a statement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office.

by | November 24, 2017 | 01:35

So, how will the next generation iPhone SE look like? Many of these people still would stick to the iPhone SE and are fine with the fact that the hardware is not as powerful as the other iPhones. Though we have an estimated time frame for the launch of the iPhone SE 2 , we need to mention that this is not the first time that we are getting to know information about the iPhone SE successor.

by | November 24, 2017 | 01:25

About half of those who drink red wine and beer said it makes them feel relaxed and mellow, results from the Global Drug Survey show. Drinking spirits was more likely to draw out negative feelings than all the other types of alcohol , according to the study by Public Health Wales in the UK.

by | November 23, 2017 | 01:54

In an unprecedented punishment, the Major League Baseball also said it would dock the Braves a third-round pick in next year's amateur draft, while barring the team from signing any worldwide player for more than US$10,000 in the 2019-2020 window.

by | November 19, 2017 | 03:00

We covered this in our Shadow Of War Expansion Pass Content Detailed article, where you can find more detailed info. Endless Siege will have you defending your Nemesis fortresses from the forces of the Dark Lord Sauron as he strives to reclaim Mordor, while Rebellion will have you crushing attempts from within to undermine the Bright Lord, pitting you against turncoat Ologs and Uruks.

by | November 18, 2017 | 02:12

In Florida, more than 2.6 million residents will travel at least 50 miles from their home for the holiday, a 3.2 percent increase over past year. According to AAA Wisconsin, more than one million Wisconsinites will travel at least 50 miles from home between next Wednesday and November 26th.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:25

We had expected the stream to focus mainly on story, and there are some great details to chew over, but we also heard about new Activities. It was easy to be pessimistic about it. Eater of Worlds offers its own rewards and Guided Games will still work with the new content, though you'll have to be at power level 310 to guide others.