Sci-tech

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:55

We might not have gotten a look at the all-new customizable Mac Pro that Apple is working on, but that doesn't mean that Tim Cook and friends didn't deliver some serious upgrades to our desks during Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference kickoff on Monday.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:52

The Do Not Disturb While Driving or DNDWD feature detects when the user is driving a vehicle and will automatically turn off all notifications. The latest iOS 11 operating system will be rolled out with a Do Not Disturb While Driving Mode that hides notifications while you're behind the wheel.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:43

Dinesh Chawla , chief executive of Chawla Pointe LLC, said the Trump organization contacted the Chawlas in March, and three months' negotiation and public silence ended Monday at the Trump Tower in Manhattan when Donald Trump Jr . Even when his casinos went bankrupt and his airline defaulted on its loans, Trump tirelessly managed his brand, suing a journalist who questioned his net worth for $5 billion (the case was thrown out in court).

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:04

Several OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturer) have released Android 7.0-7.1 Nougat update to its flagships and popular devices but many eligible handsets are still waiting to taste the sweet. Last month , Android Lollipop had a total share of 32 percent. The latest stats released by Google reveal that Nougat is yet to hit 10% distribution share.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:37

Users will be able to see Apple Maps, Apple's navigation application, while driving - though they will be unable to input destinations. Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi, revealed the news at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose .

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:08

The Cupertino-based tech giant kicked off its Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) on Monday with the introduction of its first brand-new hardware since the Apple Watch. Rather than focusing on being a digital assistant like the Amazon Alexa , the focus of the Apple HomePod is music. Given the hundreds of millions of Apple mobile devices in use, that will create the largest augmented reality platform in the world "overnight", executives said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:43

Yes, only just over a year after Apple launched the 9.7in iPad Pro, they've killed it off in favour of a slightly bigger 10.5in model. The new iMacs come with Retina display, latest Intel Kaby Lake processors, and advanced graphics processors.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:47

A dock is coming to iPad, making it look even more similar to a Mac. Design-wise, the 10.5-inch iPad Pro is very much like its 9.7-inch sibling. Inside the 10.5-inch iPad Pro is a new 64-bit A10X Fusion chip, while the display is allegedly 50% brighter than those in older models.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:33

Apple's digital assistant will be more interactive in the iOS 11, and it also shows cards, same as Google Assistant. You can use TouchID to authenticate payments and money transfers, and any money you receive through Apple Pay in iMessage will go to your Apple Pay cash card.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:46

Apple showed off how powerful the new iMac hardware is via a fancy VR demonstration - showcasing the "native VR support" in High Sierra - that was pretty impressive, though it's obviously hard to get a feel for how it would perform in person without going hands-on.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:00

Starting in the fall, Apple Watch compatible equipment will start coming to gyms from companies like Cybex, Schwinn and Matrix. 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.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:28

Google Home followed in October and Microsoft's assistant, Cortana, is also finding a home in home speakers. Live Photos - the moving pictures Apple introduced back in 2015 - are getting a few new editing options, including a looping one that seems highly reminiscent of our dearly departed Vine.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:57

Johnson said the unidentified pill made her feel "underwater". The jurors, who were selected in Allegheny County in an effort to ensure a fair trial, will be sequestered in the criminal trial for about two weeks, the lawyers in the case have predicted.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:31

And with the latest updates just unveiled for the iMac , there just might be a model to satisfy everyone. Apple updated its MacBook Pro laptops with Intel " Kaby Lake " processors today, and it also announced changes coming in the next version of the macOS: High Sierra .

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:26

This time around the capsule was loaded up with roughly 6,000 pounds of supplies and equipment, including experiments to study the cardiovascular systems of fruit flies in low gravity and bone loss in mice aboard the ISS . The price tag for each SpaceX Dragon resupply flight is in the neighborhood of $133 million, based on the terms of the company's contract with NASA.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:58

You can check out the trailer in the player below and find two stills from the film in the gallery viewer at the bottom of this page. However, in the meantime we get the new animated feature Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars , which is the sequel to Invasion and was written by Ed Neumeier - who wrote the screenplay for the original movie (and practically everything related to RoboCop ).

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:20

The pricing of the phone is yet to be revealed officially. The Oppo R11 has been spotted in multiple leaks in the past few days. But recent rumours have suggested that R11 would be priced at $485 (roughly Rs. As usual for shooting selfies and video chats, there is a 20MP sensor in the front. This camera setup at the back resembles the one on the iPhone 7 Plus and it is one of the major highlights of the smartphone itself.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:59

The iMac Pro will start shipping this December starting at $4,999. Still, my discomfort is also good news for Apple fans, because there's an terrible lot to go through. To keep all of that processing power in the iMac's all-in-one design, Apple completely redesigned the cooling. Most of the modifications Apple performs will be internal, and this seems plausible if you think about the external overhaul for MacBook Pros that happened in fall 2016.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:04

Whale Rock Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Nvidia Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $87.63 billion market cap company. Since December 12, 2016, it had 0 insider purchases, and 19 insider sales for $85.77 million activity. $14.49 million worth of stock was sold by Puri Ajay K on Thursday, March 30.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:23

It's a program that essentially charges you once again for the pleasure of being able to stream a game on that console, if your internet connection is up to speed that is. So if the PS4 Slim Gold is a hoax, at least we'll have that as consolation, and a pretty hefty consolation too. It's the same three studios as previous year, as Bethesda , Electronic Arts and Ubisoft will be presenting plenty of new details on upcoming releases.

by | June 06, 2017 | 17:29

The GSLV-Mk III's maiden voyage brought its satellite into a geosynchronous transfer orbit above Earth's equator-a high Earth orbit that allows a satellite to sync up with Earth's rotation. "The rocket's design carrying capacity is four tonnes". It will give a boost to India's plans for launching human space flights in the future. However, the rocket was later stabilised.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:10

We're guessing more smartphones will be supported in the coming days so we'll see. And it rarely recovers or snaps out of it, so I usually have to hold down the power button for a hard reset whenever the freezes occur. On the Google Product forum, an employee has confirmed that the patch also brings a fix for the Pixel freezing issue. But performance and look wise the Samsung Browser is really different and it has to offer something unique that are not available in the Google Chrome or ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 17:32

That led to the design of the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle series, the fourth generation of Indian launch vehicles. The satellite is the country's heaviest, weighing at 3,136 kg. The vehicle is capable of carrying 2,500 kg to geostationary orbit, and 5,000 kg to low-Earth orbit. It was a textbook launch as every stage of the three-stage GSLV MkIII with indegeneous cryogenic engine performed well.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:57

London's Mayor Sadiq Khan warned extremists they will never win at a vigil held just minutes away from the scene of Saturday's terror attack. "No reason to be alarmed", Khan said, describing a more visible presence as "one of things the police and all of us need to do to make sure we are as safe as we possibly can be".

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:09

Clips from the programme were circulating online on Google's YouTube platform.Media reports also said one of the jihadists had been reported to anti-terrorist police on at least two occasions and was married with two children. Kathy Christiansen, executive director of Alpha House in Calgary, said Archibald had worked at the shelter for homeless people addicted to drugs and alcohol until recently.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:35

Apple's Core ML news follows Google Inc.'s announcement last month at its I/O developer conference that it is also working on bringing machine learning to mobile devices. And considering the fact that it is hitting the market around Christmas-time, the HomePod is aiming to replace the Echo and Home as the highest-selling speaker around the globe.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:39

In April, the IMD forecast this year's monsoon rains at 96 percent of the 50-year average of 89 centimetres. The rainfall over the country as a whole is likely to be 96 percent of its LPA during July and 99 percent of LPA during August both with a model error of ± 9 percent.

by | June 06, 2017 | 17:14

Apple Watch has emerged as the market leader for smartwatches - but it has competition after including basic fitness trackers in the count. A look at some new face options for Apple Watch. It'll have a 5K display, options for up to an 18-core Xeon processor, and comes exclusively in space gray. Before, Apple Pay transactions could be done only with businesses and institutions.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:36

The voice searching elements for finding tracks from Apple Music also seem more sophisticated even than what Amazon Echo offers. The tech giant confirmed the device would go on sale in December in the US, UK and Australia. During the WWDC keynote, Apple's senior VP of marketing Phil Schiller boasted about the HomePod's audio quality, its built-in room sensors, and the integration with Apple Music.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:35

He has a lot of respect for Ms Merkel. But the headlines in Europe following his trip - "Boor in Chief" among them - and first reactions to reports he may walk out of the Paris pact are the signs of a backlash against Trump's global role that are likely to have longstanding consequences, not just for America's image overseas, but for his own foreign policy aspirations.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:05

Google launched TensorFlow Lite programming framework, which will make it easier for developers to build models that run on lower-powered Android devices. The new model will start at $649 for 64GB of storage and cost up to $949 for 512GB. In iOS 11 the iMessage App Drawer will be redesigned making it easier to search and navigate between your favorite apps.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:56

While the new iMac Pro features same all-aluminum, curved shell we know and love since its introduction with the iMac 2017 , Apple claims to have revolutionized the iMac Pro's internal cooling system. "The 13" MacBook Pro is now more attainable with prices starting at $1299. The iMac Pro has been designed keeping in mind the necessities of professionals who need to work with extensive amounts of data sets and use cases, which require vast processing power and memory capabilities.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:38

Users' iMessages will now be stored in the cloud and users can manage these messages on any device linked to the relevant Apple account. At US$349 (RM1,485), the HomePod is more expensive than the most-expensive Amazon Echo - the US$230 (RM979) Echo Show - and the Google Home , priced at US$129 (RM549).

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:49

It's the first time NASA has named one of its missions after a scientist who is still alive. The spacecraft is set to be launched during a 20-day window that opens on July 31, 2018 from NASA's Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. "It's very exciting that we'll finally get a look". We now know more about Sun's corona and the solar wind than ever before. I'm sure that there will be some surprises.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:31

He had put the USA in league with two other nations -Syria and Nicaragua - who have not signed onto the deal agreed by over 190 other nations. She said that the U.S. Pruitt said during a press briefing. The US is also the top contributing country to the Green Climate Fund for environmental protection. The EPA chief said his conversations with the president focused on whether the Paris Climate Agreement was good or not for the country, and not his views on climate change.