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by | November 17, 2017 | 10:47

Newton: The price of Thanksgiving Dinner is $49.12, that's down 75 cents, or one and a half percent from last year and shows that the Thanksgiving dinner is down for the second consecutive year in a row and remains below five dollars per-person.

by | November 17, 2017 | 02:56

Apple has since released an update for iOS 11 which bumps it to iOS 11.1.2, and according to the changelog it seems that the update will fix the problem . Users had complained that their screens would temporarily become unresponsive when suddenly exposed to frigid temperatures. The iOS 11.1.1 update is now available for your iPhone and iPad with hundreds of new features for the iPhone and iPad.

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:18

If you're looking to score a couple of today's hottest flagship smartphones, T-Mobile just might have an offer right up your alley. The list of devices includes the Samsung Galaxy S8 , Galaxy S8 Plus and the Galaxy Note 8 . Here's the catch: you will need to add a new line of service with T-Mobile, and purchase both devices on the company's Equipment Installment Plan .

by | November 16, 2017 | 18:08

The SpaceX company of billionaire Elon Musk should later today release a mysterious load into orbit around the Earth, Space .com reports. The launch was arranged by Northrup Grumman, a major military space contractor, but it's not clear if Northrup actually built the satellite or if it is merely a middleman.

by | November 16, 2017 | 16:25

Skyrim seems perfectly suited for this style of gaming, as most of the quests you get are divided into easily digestible chunks that are easy to take on for a few minutes at a time. That depends on how much you value access to mods. Skyrim on the Switch also adds motion controls . It can be played with motion controls , allowing you to swing weapons, pick locks, or aim your bow with the Joy-Cons.

by | November 16, 2017 | 15:40

Also, it is expected that Samsung will launch the lower model i.e. Galaxy S9 will 64Gb of internal storage while the big screen variant will come with a 128GB of internal storage. But the Galaxy S9 will be the one everyone is talking about, so let's hope Samsung has something decent in store for us! There are no other details of the Galaxy S9 Mini available right now other than the display size.

by | November 16, 2017 | 08:08

If you are an AT&T customer, you may be having trouble making a call on your iPhone Wednesday night. Some customers had better luck turning on Airplane Mode on their phones, then turning that feature off again. 2 cellphone carrier behind rival Verizon Communications Inc. AT&T is aware of the issue and said users should restart their devices. Now there is an outage affecting wireless services in your area.

by | November 16, 2017 | 06:09

If you need a hospital quickly, knowing the icon and color that represents a hospital could come in handy. Over the years we've seen how Google has improved upon Google Maps by introducing various new features to it, such as telling users when is the best time to drive to avoid traffic , reminders of where they parked their auto, and so on.

by | November 16, 2017 | 05:24

He showed Animojis working while covering the depth sensor on the iPhone X , claiming the effect could be achieved simply by using the front-facing camera present on any iPhone. The TrueDepth camera system uses the IR camera to create a depth map when available which is why you can see the IR camera fire up when captured on video.

by | November 16, 2017 | 04:52

Twitter was open about its failure to address problems with verified badges, which were originally created to show people that an account "of public interest" is authentic. Jason Kessler and Richard Spencer's accounts are now check-mark free, too. It also says that opening up the verification process to public submission further exacerbated this problem.

by | November 16, 2017 | 04:08

Users were reporting the problems to the crowdsourced website DownDetector . Some users were still able to access Sheets but were unable to access Docs itself. Google confirmed the outage on its status dashboard for Google services and gave the all-clear at 4:10 p.m. There's no word yet on the exact number of users that are experiencing issues (anecdotally, some members of the Tom's Hardware team were and some weren't), but Google's admission that the problem is affecting "a significant ...

by | November 16, 2017 | 00:33

On Mercury is a place called the Infinite Forest, which is described as "a reality engine the Vex use to simulate all the aspects of reality that they can touch, because they are looking for something specific". Bungie is calling it a raid "lair", which functions essentially as a more challenging mini-raid. Bungie remained very vague about what this means, but during the first of three livestreams dedicated to the DLC , we learned exactly what's coming and what it means for the future of ...

by | November 15, 2017 | 22:40

This year's display will take place over the whole weekend, with the expected hourly peak of 10 to 20 meteors hitting in the evening of Friday 17 November . Leonid meteor shower is an annual phenomenon and appear originate in the constellation Leo. It is also worth noting that you don't need to carry binoculars or any kind of telescope to watch the meteor shower.

by | November 15, 2017 | 20:30

Arsene Wenger wants to manage at a World Cup finals, but isn't ready to throw in the towel at Arsenal just yet. When asked about the possibility of moving into global management, Wenger told beIn Sports: "Maybe yes I will do it at some stage but until now I like to be involved every day in the life of a club because the real test is there".

by | November 15, 2017 | 19:52

Here are a few things you should know, followed by instructions on registering for and downloading the game. Artanis, Raynor, and Kerrigan will remain free-to-play without any limits on their levels, but it sounds like you'll need to pay money if you want to level the others beyond that level 5 cap.

by | November 15, 2017 | 19:41

Google has also revamped its location filters to make it easier for users to see vacancies exclusively within their preferred range of distance - starting from two and going all the way up to 200 miles. Nick Zakrasek, the product manager said, "It's hard to imagine search that has more impact than trying to find a job for yourself". Finally, finding the right job for you can take time.

by | November 15, 2017 | 18:55

Close inspection reveals that Ross 128 has a unusual multiple appearance as this image was created from photographs taken over a more than forty year period by the Digitized Sky Survey 2, and the star, which is only 11 light-years from Earth, moved across the sky significantly during this time.

by | November 15, 2017 | 12:22

With Face ID, Apple has launched a grand experiment in a form of biometric security previously untested at this scale. But a new video, featuring a Mom-son duo, shows the facial recognition tech is more vulnerable than it appears. However Bkav has said that their success in fooling Face ID should not be a cause of alarm to ordinary users given the amount of time and effort that was required.

by | November 15, 2017 | 12:16

They said it would create up to 4,000 jobs and entail an investment of $1.6 billion. Both Toyota and Mazda declined to comment to Bloomberg about the claims. Mazda , which imports all the models it sells in the USA, plans to produce crossovers alongside Toyota Corolla compact cars at the new plant. Expected to begin production in 2021, the plant likely pleased President Donald Trump , who pressured Japanese makers during his recent Asian tour to build more vehicles in the U.S.

by | November 15, 2017 | 10:13

It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500. From the start of year 2017 to present date NVDA reported surged performance of 102.49%. Meanwhile, the average 12-month price target from Wall Street analysts is now $174.44, this means that the stock is overpriced by -21.893%.

by | November 15, 2017 | 05:13

A black purse and her now-signature wavy banged lob completed the ensemble. Besides retweeting photos of her fans with their Reputation gear, Swift also featured a positive tweet from country star Keith Urban , and responded with a bit of an "Old Taylor " enthusiastic tone-exclamation points abounding.

by | November 15, 2017 | 04:18

The Olympic Truce, which traces back to the Ekecheiria (a truce held during the Olympics in ancient Greece), has been an Olympic tradition since it passed the UN General Assembly in October 1993 and took force during the Lillehammer Winter Olympics the next year.

by | November 14, 2017 | 22:10

After PowerPass officially began earlier this week, GameStop froze the program, telling all stores to take down PowerPass advertisements and store them for the time being. We feel this is the right thing to do for now to ensure we are able to provide our guests an exceptional service. In fact, GameStop has given no indication when or if PowerPass will be resuscitated.

by | November 14, 2017 | 21:36

The report, published Monday in the journal BioScience and picked up by The Washington Post , was organized to mark the 25th anniversary of the first " warning to humanity". But it's far from the only problem people face. There's also less fresh water available, and the human population has risen while the population for everything else has declined.

by | November 14, 2017 | 21:03

We began shipping Apple Watch series 3 just six weeks ago and customers love the new freedom of cellular. It also represents the most successful quarter for the Watch, which was enough to dethrone temporary leader Xiaomi , who shipped 3.6 million wearables this quarter.

by | November 14, 2017 | 20:51

If you have a OnePlus phone, you may be interested - and a little disturbed - to learn that the company is preinstalling an app that acts as a backdoor to root access. It is alarming how easily someone can get access to your smartphones in this day and age. Mere days ahead of the OnePlus 5T launch and OnePlus has been accused of inadvertent installing a backdoor into its phones which hackers could exploit to seize control of affected phones.

by | November 14, 2017 | 13:09

Maue said that without data from polar satellites, "weather forecasts would noticeably suffer leading to more forecast busts, wayward hurricane tracks and more difficulty in preparing for severe weather". "We are proud to contribute to NOAA's continued leadership in critical weather forecasting throughout the entire JPSS series". Raytheon Corporation built the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite and the Common Ground System.

by | November 14, 2017 | 07:24

For now, the new command will activate all connected speakers that are associated with the Google Assistant account. Consumers can alert the whole house when dinner is ready or when movie night is about to start. You can use Broadcast for all sorts of messages, but for common, everyday things, Google Assistant will play a charming message rather than your voice.

by | November 13, 2017 | 20:23

NASA has awarded the company a Commercial Resupply Services contract to provide ISS resupply flights from 2019 to 2024. NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center said in November 11 statement that the glide flight "verified and validated the performance of the Dream Chaser in the critical final approach and landing phase of flight".

by | November 13, 2017 | 19:39

Major telecom players like Reliance Jio , Bharti Airtel , Idea Cellular and Vodafone India have given cheques to the government to hire infrastructure in gram panchayats (GPs) to provide broadband services. Modi's government renamed it to BharatNet and rushed its roll-out. The aim of BharatNet Phase I was to provide fibre connectivity to 1 lakh gram panchayats.

by | November 13, 2017 | 19:25

While playing on the Xbox One Sunday evening we saw several disconnects that are typical of a P2P server environment when a host migration fails. This update which aimed to solve some issues for the game impacted server performance so severely that Sledgehammer Games moved the game to P2P connections.

by | November 13, 2017 | 13:23

Both sides ended their feud on Sunday, clearing the way for the SoftBank investment. "We believe this agreement is a strong vote of confidence in Uber's long-term potential". But it was threatened by conflict between Kalanick and Benchmark. This new funding deal will only be done once enough Uber shareholders opt to sell their shares.

by | November 13, 2017 | 11:30

Although it is now out-of-stock, it has been listed on Flipkart for Rs 8,999. Xiaomi India has announced a permanent price cut on their number one selling device, AKA, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 , which have been the best smartphone from the brand with powerful internals and an intuitive design and build quality.

by | November 13, 2017 | 10:33

After the meeting, South Korea's presidential office said that the two nations would strengthen strategic dialogue and continue discussions next month when Moon was expected to visit China . A Cheong Wa Dae official said, "President Moon said that THAAD is not aimed at China". South Korea and the United States have repeatedly said THAAD only serves to defend against the growing missile threat from North Korea .

by | November 13, 2017 | 10:05

The interesting thing was that the prehistoric frilled shark was caught alive and not in the form of fossils. Professor Margarida Castro from the University of the Algarve said that the frilled shark gets its name from the frilled arrangement of its 300 triangular-shaped, needle-sharp teeth in 25 rows that allows it to trap other sharks, fish, and squid in sudden lunges.