Sci-tech

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:36

It was first introduced in iOS 10.2 and dynamically manages the handset's performance, but until now users have not been able to choose whether it's turned on or off. And, today, the iPhone maker officially reveals that this feature will be introduced in iOS 11 .3. For users who want to know more about these new fixes and features, the whole update preview can be seen on Apple's website.

by | January 26, 2018 | 00:55

Two people familiar with the matter confirmed the directive will be in the final proposal, but it will still have to be passed by Congress. NASA spends about $4 billion annually to support the International Space Station and its astronauts living there, and the agency spent almost $100 billion over more than a decade to construct the station.

by | January 26, 2018 | 00:37

There are new icons for book categories and other app sections, including a new icon for the "Reading Now" feature mentioned in the original report. More references to audiobooks confirm improvements in that area for the new Books app. Apple's strategy to take on Amazon also included hiring away Kashif Zafar from the online retailer's audio books company. Apple wasn't immediately available for comment.

by | January 25, 2018 | 17:38

You've heard nerds like me chatting excitedly about it for a couple weeks now, but what exactly is a "Super Blue Moon Eclipse"? The report also said the entire eclipse event will last for about 5 hours and 20 minutes and the moment during which the moon will be fully covered by Earth's umbral shadow will last from 8:51 p.m.to 10:08 p.m.as reported by the Central News Agency .

by | January 25, 2018 | 16:33

The preview teaser shown below doesn't reveal much about the new generation, but the design does appear to have slightly more aggressive front and rear light clusters than today's model, as well as greater surfacing detail on its doors. The wheelarches also indicated a more squared-off look along the sides, which could suggest Hyundai is going for a more aggressive look - a hunch borne out by the teaser image, which shows the auto more upright and squared off.

by | January 25, 2018 | 15:53

IGN has sat down with the directors of the upcoming Monster Hunter World and discussed whether or not the title could be in the pipeline for heading to the Nintendo Switch. Couch co-op is becoming increasingly rare these days, so it's natural to hope that Monster Hunter World would have split-screen multiplayer available.

by | January 25, 2018 | 15:02

The portable plug-and-play stick comes pre-loaded with Sky's Now TV app, giving you access to a range of live channels and on-demand content. Gidon Katz, managing director of Now TV, said, 'If you are away at a conference or work you can plug and play TV from a hotel room, although most people will use it on holiday.

by | January 25, 2018 | 13:14

Jackman's last turn as Wolverine delivers a gritty, violent film that is equally an endearing tale about family and sacrifice. The problem comes when the action is in some way tied to comic books. After all, there are plenty more awards that " Logan " genuinely deserves - Sir Patrick Stewart, for example, really should have earned a Best Supporting Actor nomination.

by | January 25, 2018 | 11:54

Following the acqui-hire, the remaining Pebble staff were set to work on a new operating system, which became the Fitbit OS that sits within the Ionic . The deadline will also bring the end of updates for Pebble's iOS and Android apps. It's not a bad of a deal for anyone who wants a Fitbit smartwatch, but it will feel like a small consolation prize for true Pebble fans.

by | January 25, 2018 | 10:28

The New Zealand space company confirmed to the Herald it had launched a flashing disco ball into orbit. Rocket Lab has deployed three payloads and successfully tested a new apogee kick stage on the second test flight of its Electron launch vehicle.

by | January 25, 2018 | 10:00

The beta is scheduled to run until January 29 at 3 a.m. EST, but some fans are now wondering if Rare and publisher Microsoft will extend the beta to make up for today's problems. What is in the Sea of Thieves closed beta? Expect the beta to perform something like a demo - that's what betas are getting ever closer to these days, anyway - and the rest of the language used suggests this will be a kind of polished "vertical slice".

by | January 25, 2018 | 07:44

And the researchers were only able to reprogram cells from fetal monkey tissue, not adult cells . And though they were eventually successful, they experienced a lot of failure: two healthy monkeys from 79 embryos, according to study co-author Mu-ming Poo , director of the Institute of Neuroscience at the Chinese Academy of Sciences .

by | January 25, 2018 | 05:47

Each user inside the room will have a customizable avatar, with the Daydream system tracking head movements so everyone can see what people are looking at. And make sure to honk the car's horn when you're sitting behind the wheel at the drive-in theater. On hitting the pause or stop, the blinds are raised again.

by | January 25, 2018 | 05:30

He said that they have submitted a memorandum to the multiplexes and single screen owners requesting not to screen " Padmaavat " or they will face dire consequences. "We have chose to allow them to hold small protests, and have made adequate arrangements to maintain law and order". Then the protesters torched around 10 bikes parked outside the Alpha One mall, which houses Cinepolis multiplex, the official added.

by | January 25, 2018 | 04:46

My employer was among them. Now that analysts and others in the solar industry have had time to digest Monday's news, some interesting information has come out. "It's not going to spur a ton of US cell and module manufacturing". Now, a type of trade case reserved for extraordinary problems awaits a decision by President Trump.

by | January 25, 2018 | 03:58

Good thing Google has finally combined the two. Once bought, the items can be played over an app called Play Books, which works on Android, iOS, and the web. Hence, Google has gotten into the audiobook business. You can tell your Google Home to resume playing and know that it'll return to your Narcos marathon instead of your roommate's Mudbound session.

by | January 25, 2018 | 03:47

Only 1% of the developers that were surveyed are making a game on the two platforms, meaning that the total percentage of developers now making a game for Nintendo systems is 14%. By comparison, PS4 had 19%, Xbox One had 15%, and mobile had 32%. When asked what platform (s) they expected their next game would be released on, only 17% said VR headsets.

by | January 25, 2018 | 03:41

Google enjoys being cryptic sometimes, and it's created some interesting puzzles over the years. From February 22 at 10AM PST (1PM Eastern) to February 27 at 5PM PST (8PM Eastern), you'll be able to register for Google I/O . During the event, the company typically reveals more details about the next version of Android, new products, enhancements to existing platforms, and the tools developers will have at their disposal.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:48

A 10-year-long, Google-sponsored competition offering $30 million to the first privately funded team to land a robotic spacecraft on the moon and transmit high-definition video and pictures back to Earth has ended - and there's no victor.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:47

Tap "Download and install" next to the iOS 11 .3 beta listing and you'll be good to go. Apple has previewed iOS 11.3, a new software update for iPhone and iPad users launching this spring. "Additionally, users can now see if the power management feature that dynamically manages maximum performance to prevent unexpected shutdowns, first introduced in iOS 10.2.1, is on and can choose to turn it off ..." As part of iOS 11.3, announced by Apple today, the company will launch a ...

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:17

Product and Service Usage data provides details about usage of the device, the operating system, and applications and services. Microsoft has gotten plenty of heat over the years for being insufficiently focused on the privacy of its users, but it's looking to change that image this year with a new suite of tools to track your personal data.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:11

Under this offer, all existing Jio 1GB per day packs will be increased to 1.5GB per day, while 1.5GB per day packs are now enhanced to 2GB per day. Jio has also come up with a new Rs.98 plan with a validity of 28 days. Jio also offers complimentary access to suite of apps, such as JioCinema, JioMusic and JioTV. However, starting January 26, the plan will offer 1.5GB daily data.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:10

Earlier this month, Apple distributed a patch for macOS 10.13.2 High Sierra, but has now released updates for macOS 10.12.6 Sierra and OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan as well, which remain in use by a minority of customers. tvOS and watchOS also received updates overnight. iOS 11.2.5 includes support for HomePod and introduces the ability for Siri to read the news (US, UK, and Australia only).

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:00

Range Rover has announced it will return to its roots with a stylish two-door limited-edition model dubbed the SV Coupe . Being previewed ahead of its full reveal at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show , the vehicle promises to epitomize both the origins of Land Rover seven decades ago, and its positioning as a tech-savvy brand today.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:03

The company 2,425 Model 3s in the fourth quarter and Musk is now claiming Tesla will make 20,000 by the end of this year's second quarter. The 46-year-old entrepreneur, who is already a multi-billionaire, has agreed to work unpaid for the next 10 years - after which he would collect an unprecedented $55.8bn (£40bn) bonus if builds the 14-year-old business into a $650bn company within a decade.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:46

You can also pre-order the standard, $60 game at most retailers now, if you don't need all these extras. There are some fairly grand moments on display in the trailer, including a sequence where the boy asks Kratos "Can you kill something THAT big?" So, 20th April 2018...

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:10

DJI is ready to tighten its grip on the drone market with the new Mavic Air . As you might expect given its price point, the Air is meant to function as a middle ground between the two previously-mentioned drones, offering enough improvements over the Spark to be worth the upgrade without rendering the Pro obsolete.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:00

Apple's HomePod will go on sale in a matter of weeks, the tech giant has announced . This means that Apple lost out on sales over the Christmas season, a year when voice-activated devices such as Amazon's Alexa , were highly sought after.

by | January 23, 2018 | 20:15

However, she explains via email to The Washington Post that she could not make any comments about her brother's Facebook post, but she clarified that she did not have any medical or family problem that prevented her from flying, and commented on her successful training in Russian Federation and Kazakhstan.

by | January 23, 2018 | 20:08

The centres which will strictly be meant for training people is part of the intended centres that will cater for about one million persons over the space of two years . Smaller EU countries like Luxembourg or Malta argued that a solo EU move on corporate tax reform would damage its economy and favour competitors. " We have worked hard to maximise the benefits of our platforms, but we know we need to do more to minimise the negatives ", she said.

by | January 23, 2018 | 19:28

Starting Wednesday, the feature will be available to users who have already received the redesigned Snapchat app. In the weeks leading up to the release of the redesigned Snapchat for users in the United States the company announced that users will be able to share Snapchat content outside of the app, a Snap Inc.

by | January 23, 2018 | 19:18

Essentially, Facebook is trying to make the process of video production and editing easier, rather than throw another measurement of time into the mix to give physics students a headache. 1/24 frames per second is equivalent to 29,400,000 flicks, 1/30 fps is 23,520,000 flicks, 1/120 fps is 5,880,000 flicks, and, well, there are plenty more examples listed at the source link.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:15

The group called on the Justice Department and Federal Election Commission to investigate. While Daniels - whose real name is Stephanie Clifford - had told journalists in multiple interviews over the years that she and Trump began an affair after meeting at a celebrity golf tournament in 2006, that story did not receive widespread attention until the Journal's report.

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:25

Customers in France and Germany will be able to purchase the HomePod this spring. Previously Siri, which is Apple's virtual assistant competitor to Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant, has stuck mainly to the company's phones, although it has also made its way to televisions via the Apple TV .

by | January 23, 2018 | 15:23

And with the large capacity of the card, users won't have to worry about having enough space on their handset to save a large library of photographs. Integral's half a terabyte microSD card has stolen the crown from the 400GB microSD card SanDisk released a year ago.