Sci-tech

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:49

SpaceX did not provide a comment on the news. The craft had launched on all four of its previous missions atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket . The X-37B, which was built by Boeing , recently wrapped up its fourth mission. Shaheen asked Secretary Wilson "what can be done to address this which is a continuing threat to people in the Seacoast region?" "The primary objectives of the X-37B are twofold; reusable spacecraft technologies for America's future in space and operating ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:45

Today's Pokemon Direct also brought the first look from the newest titles in the Pokemon series, Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon . Initially released for the Wii U, the brawler features fast-paced battles, frantic combos, and cute critters beating the life out of each other. The event will also host an E3 tournament, joining the likes of Splatoon 2 and Arms on June 14 for four two-player competitive bouts.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:57

The new Apple iMac Pro starts with an 8-core Intel Xeon processor. The MacBook Pro on the other hand, now has Apple's Touch Bar and Intel's latest generation Kaby Lake processor that can Turbo Boost up to 4.1 GHz. All MacBook Pro refreshes will arrive with Apple's Touch Bar with Touch ID with 500-nit Retina display, and Thunderbolt port. The new MacBook Air models will also get a bump in processor speed.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:01

With it, you can edit Live photos into a repetitive loop. A new Split View enables the user to multitask easily by minimizing the email composing space thereby making space to open other apps. And what is 2FA, you ask? Although it pleased the crowd with HEVC , a new compression system, it wowed with news of virtual reality for the Mac.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:09

The Apple Pay is accessible through the iMessages and it lets users pay other Apple Pay users. In its latest update of iOS 11 , Apple has brought some extraordinary changes and improvements. ".we are excited to announce support for the new app and its file management capabilities". The new addition includes a specific feature named Offload Unused apps which is a self-descriptive title.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:07

At this conference, Apple also launched other new products and updated softwares. At the keynote, Apple announced an all-new 12.9-inch and 10.5-inch iPad Pro - among other things - with supposedly better Retina displays, faster processors and all-day battery life.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:48

The 21.5-inch model delivers up to three times faster performance, and the 27-inch model is up to 50 percent faster, as per company's claim. The new graphics enables extraordinary computing experiences, gaming and immersive virtual reality (VR) on select models.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:34

The Associated Press is quoting Iranian state media reporting 12 dead, 42 wounded in attacks on parliament, Khomeini shrine. The Mizanonline news agency also said a female suicide bomber blew herself up outside the shrine, while another woman was arrested carrying six grenades.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:29

Siri will also do English voice translations for a number of languages including Chinese, Spanish, German, French and Italian. Here's what you should know if you want to get your hands on Apple's new smart speaker system. Do you know that the App Store is now split into two - Apps and Games. New features such as a revamped Messages app, Siri enhancements, and a completely redesigned Control Center have users excited for iOS 11's upcoming release this fall.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:27

Varadkar, son of immigrant Indian doctor Ashok Varadkar and Irish nurse Miriam and himself a doctor, was born and raised in Dublin and worked as a general practitioner before winning a seat in the Parliament in 2007. They burst crackers, cut cake and distributed candies among their neighbours who thronged the house of 93-year-old Manohar Varadkar, the uncle of Leo Varadkar .

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:22

Several law enforcement agencies have responded, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Orange County Fire Department. The fundraising appeal said Clark was a big supporter who "could often be found snapping pictures on the sideline during game days". His aunt said she didn't know him well and last saw him a few years ago, describing him as "quiet" and "friendly".

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:44

Self-destructing photos is one of the most popular features of Snpachat. The iOS 11 also brings HEVC for video recording at high quality while consuming less space. The developer of this high-class iOS transfer software values customers and devotes to offer satisfying user experience from each side all through.

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:53

Siri also is getting suposedly more natural-sounding female and male voices. " Apple today was much more focused on talking about it". A survey released last month by research firm eMarketer found Echo speakers held 70.6 percent of the United States market, compared with 23.8 percent for Google Home and 5.6 percent for others including Lenovo, LG, Harmon Kardon and Mattel.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:35

A security siren and gunfire are heard, as men yell in Arabic. IRIB said that one of the attackers exploded a suicide vest inside the building, though other local news agencies said the explosion may have been caused by grenades thrown by the attackers.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:21

The HomePod speaker stands just under seven inches (18 cm) tall and is covered in fabric mesh that will come in white or gray. Apple's HomePod smart speaker revealed today at WWDC already looks better than both other options available in the market.

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:27

The new graphics cards are aimed at content creators, said AMD . The updated iMac features faster Kaby Lake processors up to 4.2 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5 GHz and supports up to twice the memory as the previous generation. Apple also revealed Mac OS High Sierra . Base iMac Pro models ship with an 8-core Intel Xeon chip and a Radeon Pro Vega 56 graphics processor with 8 GB of HBM2 memory.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:11

Virtually every component has been upgraded, led by the move to 7th generation Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) " Kaby Lake " processors. And if you want speed from your storage, you'll be happy to know that all 27-inch models and the top of the line 21.5-inch model comes with a Fusion Drive standard, and all the iMacs now come with Thunderbolt 3.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:04

In many ways, it's exactly what the Apple Watch needed. These are all features many other fitness trackers have, including Fitbit devices . Plus, the Apple Watch will be more fun to wear and show off thanks to new faces and bands. Apple Watch owners will also find a redesigned Apple Music app included with improved support for playlists, native core Bluetooth support, screen autorotate and background navigation.

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:29

Rather more like a phone, and boasting icons not unlike Android widgets, is the Control Centre - basically this puts all your icons on one page, with sliders for volume etc - making it much easier to control Apple Music and other apps. Once they are no longer driving, users have the option of overriding the " Do Not Disturb While Driving " feature by turning on the screen with the power button and clicking the "I'm not driving" option on the screen.

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:05

Tasmin news agency said there were unconfirmed reports that the attackers had taken four hostages inside the parliament building. The twin attacks wounded at least 38 people; reports of the death toll have ranged from 7 to 12 and are not yet confirmed.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:20

You can get a Google Home or Amazon Echo for a little over $100. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said any new repatriation tax should be mandatory for all companies, and proceeds should be spent on upgrading USA infrastructure. It comes at a price though and will set customers back a cool $4999. Apple's HomePod will come in grey, white and black. Adding a smart speaker into people's homes creates a further touch point for consumers and a valuable gateway to Apple services.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:08

Apple didn't forget mobile customers, and announced Macbooks running the new macOS, High Sierra. There is one event every year that makes Apple fans worldwide drool into their soy chai lattes. These phones won't receive security updates and some apps and games will stop working on them. An earlier report by the Sensor Towers had hinted on the Apple's decision to drop support for 32-bit devices and app with the software upgrade, but the action Apple would took was never officially confirmed.

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:12

Along with that, Apple also mentioned the notebook would get up to a 50% bump in performance in its solid-state drive storage. The company said at its annual WWDC keynote on Monday that it is refreshing the ultra-thin notebook with Intel's latest "Kaby Lake" processors, which should bring slight boosts to speed and battery life.

by | June 07, 2017 | 17:03

It looks like Amazon spoiled Square Enix's big surprise announcement of Dissidia Final Fantasy coming to home consoles, in the West. There will be 20 playable heroes and villains with Noctis from Final Fantasy 15 joining the fight for the first time.

by | June 07, 2017 | 17:05

The iMac Pro will boast a built-in 10GB Ethernet port and four Thunderbolt 3 ports. The updated iMac with Retina 5K display features more powerful graphics, faster processors, Thunderbolt 3 and a brighter display. With an all-flash architecture and all-new thermal design, the iMac Pro delivers up to 80% more cooling capacity in the same thin and seamless iMac design.

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:55

Even today, Apple Pay continues to impress people - I still get fantastic reactions from store clerks nearly every time I use my Apple Watch to pay for something. Like with Venmo, you can transfer the money to your bank, or just store it in your Apple Pay Cash account for future Apple Pay purchases. Apple is opening up the NFC chip previously reserved strictly for Apple Pay use to developers.

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:37

The surface of the sun is 5,538 °C, but its outer atmosphere-the corona-soars to some 1.9 million degrees Celsius. By sending the Parker Solar Probe into the corona of the sun, NASA is hoping to answer such questions such as: Why is the corona , the top layer of the sun's gaseous atmosphere (visible only during a solar eclipse), hotter than its surface? "The solar probe is going to a region of space that has never been explored before", said the solar astrophysicist.

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:10

However, June 5-Day 1 of the five-day WWDC ( Worldwide Developer Conference ) 2017-made up for the sound of crickets. Apple has finally shed some light on the release of its much-anticipated wireless speaker set to take on Google Home and Amazon Alexa for control the home , 'HomePod '.

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:36

It is the first new device Apple has announced in nearly three years. All the smart speakers act as the Home Hub, and HomePod will let you control your all your HomeKit enabled lights and other accessories. According to technology market research firm Futuresource Consulting Ltd . While Amazon Echo and Google Home began stealing some market share from Sonos, Sonos prided itself on the excellent audio engineering that went into its speakers.

by | June 07, 2017 | 17:00

Schiller said HomePod was a smart "musicologist" at home. It will also be possible to exchange data between gym equipment and the watch. HomePod, which comes in either black or white, will start shipping in December at $349, almost twice the price of the Amazon Echo .

by | June 07, 2017 | 15:31

Also, you can spec the 21.5” iMac with up to 32GB RAM , the bigger 27” model can go up to 64GB. Today AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) unveiled the high-performance, power-efficient Radeon™ Pro 500 series graphics , fueling beyond-UHD creativity in All-In-One computing.

by | June 07, 2017 | 14:57

But after their collapse a year ago, becoming the first team to lose after leading the championship series 3-1 to the same Cavaliers, Golden State's goal is getting two more victories. "What did we score last game?" Yet he's a minus-33. Golden boys: Steph Curry and Kevin Durant shone as the Warriors went 2-0 up in the series. They're nearly impossible to guard, but they're making life hard for the Cavaliers on the other end with their defensive pressure.

by | June 07, 2017 | 15:28

The 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar still starts at Rs. 2,05,900, while at Rs. 2,39,900, the top-end model is now cheaper by Rs. 2,000. Apple has made the Fusion Drive standard in more configurations, and the company claims that the SSDs available in 256 GB, 512 GB, and 1 TB capacities are up to 50 percent faster.

by | June 07, 2017 | 14:50

Created to work with an Apple Music subscription and featuring built-in Siri technology, the nearly 7-inch HomePod will come in white and Space Gray. It will also be possible to exchange data between gym equipment and the watch. The photos app in iOS 11 can produce collages of pictures. It will work across Apple's devices like iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch , but not the Mac .

by | June 07, 2017 | 15:53

Apple Music, AirPlay 2, HomeKit 2 and Multi-Room Audio compatibilityiOS is going to be a lot more useful to Smart home users, especially for supporting multi-room audio that will be controlled by iPads, iPhones in order to use various third-party speakers.