Sci-tech

by | January 10, 2018 | 09:35

Aside from its flagship video doorbell, Ring also sells security cameras such as the Ring Floodlight Cam and Ring Stick Up Cam . The set, which is valued at $199, comes with various accessories including a Base Station, Contact Sensor, Keypad, Passive Infrared Sensor and Z-Wave Extender.

by | January 10, 2018 | 06:12

In China, the Honor 9 Lite was launched in Black, White, Blue, and Silver color options. Honor is a leading smartphone e-brand under the Huawei Group. Plus, there's a microSD card slot (up to 256GB external storage), 64GB of internal storage and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera to go along with those 16-megapixel rear lenses.

by | January 10, 2018 | 05:11

Speaking of Google, the technology behemoth has a presence on the show floor where it is spotlighting four new smart displays , all Google Assistant-enabled. "Our products will learn from users to provide intelligent services, not the other way around", Park said. "Televisions, refrigerators and more will understand you and your preferences, and tailor an experience that is right for you", said Samsung global consumer electronics president HS Kim.

by | January 10, 2018 | 05:13

SpaceX declined to comment further, citing the mission's classified status, as did Northrup Grumman, which manufactured the Zuma satellite and hired SpaceX as the launch contractor. "If we or others find otherwise based on further review, we will report it immediately", she said. According to Shotwell, "Since the data reviewed so far indicates that no design, operational or other changes are needed, we do not anticipate any impact on the upcoming launch schedule".

by | January 10, 2018 | 04:56

A Japanese astronaut has sparked hilarity back on Earth after he claimed to have grown nine centimetres in space, making him anxious he would not squeeze into the capsule home. Kanai, who originally trained as a surgeon, joined the Japanese space agency in 2009 and became a certified astronaut in 2011. This extra growth may actually be a major problem, and has the astronaut concerned that he might not actually be able to fit into the Soyuz capsule which is meant to carry him back to Earth.

by | January 10, 2018 | 04:10

There is also an exchange offer of Rs 12,799 on the smartphone. Furthermore, on buying the Nokia 8 using Amazon Pay customers can get Rs 2000 cashback. Just to recall, Nokia 6 was first made available in August 2017 at Rs. 17,199. The smartphone comes in three color variants - Matte Black, Copper, and Tempered Blue.

by | January 10, 2018 | 03:07

Caskets are dropped off Mother Base into the ocean and the zombie-like enemies are seemingly transported through wormholes into the alternate dimension where the game takes place. Not only will players fight off deadly creatures, but also explore and forage the environment for food, water and other resources to stay alive. Metal Gear Survive lauches on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on February 20, with the title releasing in Europe two days later.

by | January 10, 2018 | 02:30

Consumer association Halte à l'Obsolescence Programmée (HOP) filed the initial complaint and is asking Apple to "compensate" affected consumers. -Apple said last month that it "takes some measures to reduce power demands" in older iPhone models which can affect processor performance, Reuters reports.

by | January 10, 2018 | 02:29

Even as AMD seeks to put these new Ryzen and Vega chips in the laptops of consumers and corporate types, it also teased its next graphics architecture, called Navi , as well as second-generation Ryzen desktop and laptop chips. The first one will be the Ryzen 5 2400G , which will flaunt four cores with SMT. For those interested in more details about AMD's announcements, you check out reports by AnandTech and PCWorld.

by | January 10, 2018 | 01:47

Thoughts on this? Do we need more devices that can interact with us? Like Amazon's screen-equipped Echo Show , Facebook's Portal is created to work indoors and be controlled through voice commands. Word has it that Facebook is developing its own home video chat device. The device could vie for space in people's kitchens and living rooms with similar gadgets from Google , Amazon and Apple, which all have voice-assisted speakers.

by | January 09, 2018 | 23:09

Astrophysicist Mayank Vahia and his colleagues at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research believe people living in a part of Kashmir in Northern India might have been the first to carve the stellar explosion on a rock sometime around 5,000 years ago.

by | January 09, 2018 | 22:29

This is a standalone VR headset , which means you don't need a phone or a computer to enjoy virtual reality on the headset. Early a year ago, a Forrester Research report declared that virtual reality wasn't yet a worthy target for marketing budgets, but two new pieces of consumer hardware supporting Google's Daydream platform just unveiled at CES 2018 could help change that.

by | January 09, 2018 | 20:55

The world of esports is big and only getting bigger, with more players, more viewers, more fans, and more teams on the competitive gaming scene than ever before. You can set alerts for specific matches so that you receive push notifications when those events begin. A team's track record during the season determines if it gets into the play-offs or not.

by | January 09, 2018 | 20:37

The release goes on to tout the "great progress" Intel has made in just days since news of these security flaws was broken by Google Project Zero , a team of security analysts employed by Google tasked with finding zero-day vulnerabilities.

by | January 09, 2018 | 20:02

A former Navy test pilot, Young became an astronaut in 1962. He went into space six times, and is unique in having flown and commanded four different classes of spacecraft: Gemini, Apollo Service/Command Module, Apollo Lunar Lander and the Space Shuttle.

by | January 09, 2018 | 19:11

The Reddit user also said that Broly and Bardock will be released alongside Broly , Base form Goku, and Base form Vegeta. You can check out the full roster of characters available in the open beta below. Dragon Ball FighterZ launches on January 26th, 2018, for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Super Saiyan Rose is the Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan (SSGSS) transformation of a Saiyan who is an "actual deity", and with Goku adopting this powerful form, he can unleash the unfettered ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 19:10

The researchers said other analgesics like Paracetamol might also lower fertility but they only focused on Ibuprofen because of its increasing popularity. Scientists said the health effects of the over-the-counter painkiller "required further investigation, given its widespread use for aches, pains, fever and arthritis, as well as its popularity among athletes", reports The Times .

by | January 09, 2018 | 18:52

Seems like Microsft have finally heard its fan feedback on this feature. You'll be able to sort the list by the closest to unlocking, the most commonly unlocked, the rarest, the most common rare achievements, and those that give the highest Gamerscore.

by | January 09, 2018 | 18:29

This so-called "planned obsolescence" is decried by consumer groups as unethical and the cause of mountains of unrecyclable waste each year, but experts warn it is very hard to prove. "We've always wanted our customers to be able to use their iPhones as long as possible". The admission came after years of speculation from Apple customers that their older handsets were being slowed down in a bid to entice them into an upgrade.

by | January 09, 2018 | 17:52

While audiophile headphones usually require an open-back design, the HD 820 changes the game by delivering exceptional, audiophile sound while insulating the listener from ambient noise. The Sennheiser CX 6.0BT are now officially shown at CES 2018 and they will go on sale later on in January. According to Gadget 360, " Sennheiser has provided Qualcomm apt-X low latency compatibility with the CX 6.00BT that enhance gaming and video watching experience by keeping the audio transmission ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 17:30

But you can sleep easy tonight, safe in the knowledge that she does, in fact, know how clapping works. The 50-year-old Queen of Hollywood gushed over her mother Janelle, telling the audience: 'My momma was an advocate for the women's movement when I was growing up, and because of her I'm standing here'.

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:01

Jana Partners and the California State Teachers' Retirement System wrote to Apple's board of directors on January 6 requesting that the company consider offering parents more choices and tools to help them control the amount of time their children spend on iPhones and other electronic devices.

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:56

For an exact number of female and males to be born, scientists refer to the pivotal temperature which sits at 29.3 degrees Celsius (84.74 degrees Fahrenheit) for the green sea turtle . "Knowing what the sex ratios in the adult breeding population are today and what they might look like 5, 10 and 20 years from now when these young turtles grow up and become adults is going to be incredibly valuable".

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:26

Whether or not the McAfee Secure Home Platform will truly make a difference remains to be seen. MU-MIMO technology allows the routers to send and receive large amounts of data to and from devices simultaneously, increasing throughput and application responsiveness, whilst Advanced AC SmartBeam™ steers the wireless signal to where it is needed to significantly improve wireless range.

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:49

The GBikes which are leased by local residents as well as employees of the company end up at local schools, in neighbors' lawns, at the bottom of the town creek and on the roof of a sports pub. Company transportation executive Jeral Poskey told the paper he once took action when he saw what appeared to be a homeless woman on a commandeered Google bike.

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:31

While that's a far cry from the recommendations and assistance M was supposed to provide with human backing, Facebook still gets some benefit out of its research. Facebook has a virtual assistant called "M" you probably didn't know existed. While the virtual assistant service is going away, Facebook is keeping its M Suggestions feature, which grew out of some of the insights learned by the M project.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:57

The phone comes out with a massive battery and the biggest highlight of the device is that it supports face unlock. However, it will launch with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. In addition to the front f/2.0 selfie camera, ZenFone Max Plus features an advanced dual rear-camera system created to take mobile photography to new heights.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:35

It isn't clear as to why the deal was called off, and apparently it was more to do with AT&T's decision to back away rather than Huawei's. Huawei will still hold a press event Wednesday at CES 2018 in Las Vegas. Despite these events, Huawei will likely still announce the Mate 10 Pro for the US tomorrow in an unlocked variant, with availability through online and other retail channels.

by | January 09, 2018 | 00:38

Full Vive Pro retail kits available later this year, and the Vive wireless adapter is expected to be available in Q3 of this year. Built for the VR fan that wants the best, the new model will have a 2800 x 1600 OLED display (615ppi). All things considered, the HTC Vive is probably the highest-end VR solution out there. Instead of a traditional 2D catalog, Viveport VR content is delivered in fully immersive interactive previews.

by | January 08, 2018 | 19:51

Google officially announced Google Pay today, marking the amalgamation of Android Pay and Google Wallet into this one new service. Apparently Google Pay combines all these former stabs at the universal smartphone payment system. According to Google, apps like Airbnb, Dice, Fandango, HungryHouse, and Instacart already support Google Pay , with more sites and stores set roll out soon over the coming weeks.

by | January 08, 2018 | 18:42

It will connect directly with Alexa Voice Service with the help of Amazon Alexa App which is available both for Android and iOS devices. Throughout previous year, Alexa was added to non-Amazon devices including the HTC U11 , Huawei Mate 9 and a Moto Mod for the Motorola Moto Z series.

by | January 08, 2018 | 18:23

At CES 2018, Acer outlined the Swift 7, a premium laptop with Intel's Core i7 processor, 4G LTE and a frame that's 8.98 mm. There's a seventh generation Core i7 processor, but it'd be nice if Acer had upgraded to the latest eighth-generation model.

by | January 08, 2018 | 14:09

More so, even the steering wheel has an eight-inch tablet located in the center, while the seats rotate inward 12 degrees. Wing mirrors have been removed, replaced by rear-facing cameras to improve aerodynamic efficiency. Given Byton's apparent backing and production timeline, this concept looks more like a prototype, something we are likely to see come to market. It's also prepared for 5G connectivity, when the advanced network capability becomes available.

by | January 08, 2018 | 11:55

Talking about the XA2 smartphones first, the smartphones sport the traditional Sony design with odd tweaks here and there. The memory setups of these 2 devices ought to stay static, too, with 4GB/64GB RAM for XA2 Ultra and 3GB/32GB RAM for XA2.

by | January 08, 2018 | 10:44

But there are mentions of artificial intelligence (AI) advancements too, which could mean anything from their computing focuses to Google Assistant in their products (like SHIELD) to gaming. For Nvidia customers, the Pegasus motherboard is pitched as the path to production for fully autonomous vehicles. All automakers will likely eventually have their own proprietary Alexa built into vehicles, and Nvidia could be a big driving force behind making that happen with DRIVE IX.