Sci-tech

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:53

This Android Security Reward is what helps Google with providing monthly security updates to its Android users for the most part. Google has highlighted 42 Android devices where the majority of users are running security updates from the last two months.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:30

McDonald's believes in climate change and has acted accordingly (sustainability in the supply chain, increased energy efficiency), recognizing that it is good for its bottom line, for its customers and for the planet. Staff writer Sarah Ellis contributed to this report. In December 2015 in Paris, world leaders signed the first global commitment to fight climate change.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:09

It will store most messages encrypted in the cloud, making it easier to synchronize across devices. The new iPad Pro also comes with a better camera - the same one found in the iPhone 7 - along with more storage, a better display and faster refreshing of moving images.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:26

Never, ever forget Gisele Yashar, Gal Gadot's totally kickass contribution to the bonkers, high-octane, super-charged world of the Fast and Furious movies.After viewing the first Wonder Woman film, would you like to see Gal Gadot return for another film starring the iconic DC heroine? And, as it turns out, this was the one scene that was added post production.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:22

You can pre-order the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro today, and it will ship out next week. Those pixels are faster, too. The display also has a latency of 20 milliseconds when using Cupertino's take on the stylus, the Apple Pencil, to make using it more responsive than before, which is useful given is has been integrated deeper into iOS, particularity the mobile operating system's overhauled machine learning capabilities, which can for example analyse what a person is writing with the Apple ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:40

Apple will also enable two-way data sync with gym equipment via NFCm which will be available this fall. There were a number of new watchfaces introduced this morning, including those featuring Disney characters from " Toy Story ", and a trippy kaleidoscope one, but the most intriguing was the watchface that integrated Siri on your smartwatch's home screen.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:06

The design of the dev kit, according to him, is a response to feedback they received from developers before the launch of Xbox One. As we draw ever closer to E3 2017 , the hype is reaching fever pitch, and Microsoft are positioning their pieces for the big holiday console war.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:40

Naturally the new tabs have support for Apple Pencil and the Smart Keyboard . First of all, what was previewed was what the App Store will look like on the iPhone, not necessarily on the desktop or iPad. There were a number of announcements. Apple says that provides a smoother and crisper display . The devices also feature an updated Retina display , which boasts up to 600 nits of brightness and wide colour gamut support.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:09

Tapping Apple's Siri digital assistant, such a speaker is expected to serve as a butler as well as an outlet for listening to music. But the biggest feature is what Apple calls ProMotion: in simple terms, the displays now support a refresh rate of up to 120 Hz, but can also automatically switch to a lower one when needed to conserve battery.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:01

File image of American ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley . "We who are most vulnerable must become more committed to the principal that the Paris Agreement is still our best avenue to finding solutions to slow down and eventually stop the damage to climate and environment".

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:35

That means that eGPU setups featuring units like the Akitio Node , will officially support AMD's popular RX 580 GPU. Update: In a subtle move, Apple mentioned working on VR goggles in a joking manner during one of its live demos. Via an official blog post , HTC has confirmed that Valve will bring its SteamVR SDK support for macOS. But now there's one more, Metal for VR. Early on the Rift development kit supported Mac, but it became clear Apple computers weren't optimized with graphics ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:58

Apple also nodded to several upcoming technology trends, unveiling new device features touching on virtual reality and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning. Apple is also planning to replace its HFS system that OS X has used for decades with Apple's File System (APFS ). He also announced that Apple was moving to the H.265 video standard, from H.264.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:15

Total revenue for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) is expected to increase from $5.2 billion in 2016 to over $162 billion in 2020, according to the IDC. Vera Carr showcases new Apple Watch features, like the improved Workout app. It will also be possible to exchange data between gym equipment and the watch.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:15

As a music-playing device, it will also be a challenger to Sonos , whose wifi-controlled speakers are used by many smartphone users for home entertainment. The internet video player with most market share, Roku, not only offers Prime Video but has a smaller price tag than Apple TV. The company also launched a new configuration of the 13-inch MacBook Pro without a Touch Bar that starts at a cheaper $1,299.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:32

The company has announced and is still announcing a slew of new stuff today, in fact, an uncommonly large list of new stuff. We'll have a full story on this shortly. Also features "TrueTone" display that adjusts brightness and tone to optimize display under varying light conditions. Apple's more than 100,000 employees are dedicated to making the best products on earth, and to leaving the world better than we found it.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:49

The ancient fresh water lake is a new way of understanding a primordial Mars , Hurowitz said . In an analysis published on Friday in Science , scientists announced data collected from the Curiosity Rover show that Mars's Gale Crater was once a chemically stratified lake, meaning the aquatic environment differed markedly between deep and shallow water.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:20

Trade sources said it was possible that Qatar could look at other sources of food from Asia and also Iran if the diplomatic crisis was not resolved. Qatari planes are to be banned from Egyptian and Saudi air space, as a growing diplomatic row in the Gulf threatens large-scale air disruption. Yemen , Libya's eastern-based government and the Maldives joined in later - opening up one of the worst rifts in years.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:18

Yeah, and your neighbor could buy you a winning PowerBall ticket just because. The Cavs have little margin of error against this Warriors team, and sometimes even if they do everything right, it still is not enough. James: Think so? Alright, so if we don't defend home court, what happens? The Warriors have showed excellence in every aspect. He and Durant combined for 66 points and 18 assists in the opener, then dominated again while the supporting cast shined.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:48

I still have titles to win. Giroud has scored 69 league goals for the Gunners during his five seasons at the club. But with Arsene Wenger having recently finally agreed a new two-year contract and an apparent commitment to investing from upstairs, some think 2017/18 could be different.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:54

The speaker (or Siri Speaker - as people are calling it) will be able to do all major things that Amazon Echo and Google Home are capable of doing, but what will make it special is the fact that it can replace those Apple TVs and iPads that you now use as hubs for controlling your home while you're away.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:13

He had at times claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan and also went by the name "Rachid Elkhdar". Located in the multi-ethnic area of Barking , the flat where British media reported the man lived was raided by police on Sunday and an AFP photographer saw women in headscarves being taken out - their faces covered.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:08

Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam speaks with members of the media during Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa ., Monday, June 5, 2017 . The TV star previously admitted under oath that he gave Andrea Constand pills and touched her genitals as she lay on his couch at his suburban Philadelphia mansion, the prosecutor said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:28

The office says the victims were 44-year-old Brenda Montanez-Crespo, 46-year-old Kevin Lawson , 53-year-old Kevin Clark , 57-year-old Jeffrey Roberts , and 69-year-old Robert Snyder . Four of the victims died on the scene, and another male victim taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center died at the hospital. Her sister came out and saw someone lying on the floor.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:35

The web will still behave as it always has, Federighi said. "But your privacy is protected". Additionally, Safari now has Autoplay Blocking with Safari , to avoid annoying surprise video ads in browsers. Kudos to Apple for that. "It's ultimately a good thing for consumers and responsible advertisers", Fingerman said. Apple also showed off augmented reality on its iPads, suggesting this commitment to mixed reality is something Apple is going for across its devices.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:17

When filing new Feedback, there's now an option that reads, "Split View/Drag and Drop". For starters, the reveal of iOS 11 is nearly a certainty. And with Apple pushing the iPad Pro as a productivity tablet, most people would agree it is a feature that can not come fast enough.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:21

Unfortunately for Australia , who bowled out Bangladesh for 182, the rain became heavier and the match was called off at 2019 GMT. Tamim was unlucky to miss his second consecutive century, but his 95, made with six fours and three sixes in 114 balls, will prove to be priceless.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:53

In a nod to Amazon streaming fans, Apple is also bringing Amazon Prime to its Apple TV app. Apple kicked off its annual developer conference on Monday by unveiling a proactive " Siri face" for the Apple Watch that will enable the voice-activated assistant to provide relevant information to users throughout the day based on the time of day and daily routines.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:24

This mission is quite an important one as it is the heaviest rocket as well as satellite to be launched by India ever. "We have joined an elite club of nations and developed a unique kind of capability to launch heavy communications satellite without the help of foreign vehicles", said former ISRO chairman K Kasturirangan.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:48

Just as Siri does on other devices, on the HomePod it can talk about topics ranging from sports, serve up news , or control smart home devices . for $349, and is compatible with the iPhone 5s and later, running iOS 11. It also has six microphones so it can pick up your voice better regardless of where you are standing in the room.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:29

Siri will now have a male voice and translation function, and Siri Intelligence will use machine learning to better predict what you need next. Control Center, the menu that emerges when you swipe from the bottom, is also getting consolidated.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:50

It'll use Venus' gravity during seven flybys over the course of about seven years to bring its orbit close enough to the sun to conduct the desired experiments. Parker Solar Probe will also employ a combination of in situ measurements and imaging to revolutionize our understanding of the corona . I am sure that there will be some surprises.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:17

Apple has unveiled an "important step in safety" for cars, introducing a new " Do Not Disturb While Driving " feature that should reduce distraction behind the wheel. Developers will keep an eye out for hints about new capabilities in the next iPhone , such as so-called augmented reality , in which digital information is overlaid on real-world images.

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:00

Google followed with its Home speaker, featuring its plain-named Assistant, last year. Siri also got an update - the virtual assistant can translate English into five different languages. We can mark this as the end of a long grudge between Apple and Amazon, competing mega companies that once looked to corner the streaming media market.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:18

And, she said, her truth was to be at court and to be supportive. A former Temple University employee alleges that the entertainer drugged and molested her in 2004 at his home in suburban Philadelphia. Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial with Keshia Knight Pulliam , right, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Monday, June 5, 2017.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:12

The gunman was armed with a knife and a gun but did not stab anyone, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said during a news conference. While there is not a specific definition of a mass shooting, an accepted one says that an incident in which at least four people are shot (injured or killed) is considered a "mass shooting".