Sci-tech

by | October 12, 2017 | 23:13

Their "continue-on-PC" functionality works with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update . The Edge browser is coming to iOS and Android devices now. The Edge browser was previously available only on Windows 10. Microsoft's version of the Google Feed, that left-most homescreen on your Android device, is actually quite useful, too, and puts your calendar and other info front and center whereas Google now uses it for a general news feed.

by | October 12, 2017 | 22:15

The infographic shares how there has been a total of 44,494,571 hours played in Fortnite Battle Royale which is the equivalent of 1,483 college degrees that could have been earned in that same time. In addition, SteamSpy shows PUBG has already surpassed 15m owners and is nearly on its way to hitting 16m, which once again puts Fortnite's achievements in stark contrast.

by | October 12, 2017 | 21:04

To be more competitive with Amazon , Google Express scrapped the $95-a-year membership in August, allowing shoppers to get free delivery on orders within one to three days, as long as the purchase is above each store's minimum. To be sure, the penetration of Google Home devices in American households is still less than that of Amazon's Echo devices. Target likewise initially won't offer fresh groceries via Google Express, a representative told CNBC.

by | October 12, 2017 | 20:08

Edge will sync Favourites, Reading List, Reading View and more across your Windows 10 devices and smartphones. "We think it's the most handsome (based on Fluent design), customisable, powerful launcher available". Microsoft today announced that it is bringing an Edge browser app to Android and iOS. The app is available in beta for iPhone and Android phones.

by | October 12, 2017 | 20:25

The Hyperloop will work by loading passengers and cargo into a pod and accelerating gradually via electric propulsion through a low-pressure tube. Its tracks use magnetic levitation and the pod glides at airline speeds for long distances.

by | October 12, 2017 | 19:15

There is one key difference that sets these models apart from the standard Samsung PowerBot vacuum, though - they come pre-loaded with Star Wars phrases and music that will play as they clean. It uses mapping tech to remember your home and discover the fastest cleaning routes. You can preorder both now at the Samsung website; the estimated ship date is November 5th at the time of writing.

by | October 12, 2017 | 19:24

The announcement of the merger was made on Thursday. The merger will also provide Bharti Airtel the right to use Tata's existing fiber network. This acquisition also means Bharti Airtel would now get to possess close to 180 MHz of spectrum owned by Tata tele in 3 telecom bands- 850, 1800 and 2100 Mhz.

by | October 12, 2017 | 18:15

The discovery, led by astronomer Jose Luis Ortiz from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía in Spain, took more than a little coordination to pull off. "The authors' results suggest that Haumea might not be in hydrostatic equilibrium, and this touches on the still-sensitive topic of how planets and dwarf planets should be defined", writes Amanda Sickafoose, an astronomer at MIT, in an accompanying article also published in Nature today.

by | October 12, 2017 | 18:02

Players will be able to take the battle to Naboo, home of Queen Amidala and the battlegrounds for the finale in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, in a 20 v 20 assault. This is all conveniently ahead of the other Star Wars Battlefront II's beta that begins later this week. Do you like your Star Wars with a shinier coat of paint? You also have the ability to play as heroes such as Yoda and Darth Vader.

by | October 12, 2017 | 18:15

The decision to approve the planning permission was announced by judge Mr Justice McDermott from the High Court. Apple's data centre ambitions for the west of Ireland are now set to blossom. Galway County Council granted Apple planning permission in September 2015 but eight objectors took the issue to local planning body An Bord Pleanála.

by | October 12, 2017 | 13:46

Android users can sign up to receive an Edge preview notification when it arrives in Google Play Store . The Edge iOS app taps the WebKit rendering engine, while the Edge Android app uses the Blink rendering engine of the Google Chromium project.

by | October 12, 2017 | 14:20

The 2005 PC game Star Wars: Battlefront II , not the upcoming Battlefront II for PS4, Xbox One and PC, that is. Not only is multiplayer live again, but it's live across both Steam and GOG Galaxy clients with players on each service having access to each other's games.

by | October 12, 2017 | 15:06

I don't know anyone outside of the technology industry who owns one. The new VR device is developed to be more compact, more powerful graphics, along with cameras that will use inside-out tracking. It introduced new avatars that can be customized and feature more lifelike facial expressions on Wednesday. In the meantime, we've gathered up the best VR deals that are live right now, including both games and hardware bundles - and you can head to our deals site to find more of our curated ...

by | October 12, 2017 | 12:24

Both Aqua Lions X1 and X1 Plus arrive with a 52-inch IPS display that offers an HD resolution of 1280×720 pixels. The Aqua Lions X1 has been priced at Rs 7,499, while the X1 Plus comes at a price of Rs 8,499. You get a 13MP auto focus camera on the rear with flash and 5MP selfie shooter with flash. The smartphones also include pre-loaded feature services like the DataBack, Prime Videos, MiFon Security, and Swiftkey.

by | October 12, 2017 | 13:54

As the name suggests, the device will run independently of a PC, phone, etc., and will be dependent entirely on its own hardware. Recent discounts lowered the Rift's price to $399 at various times during the summer, a markdown Oculus now says will be permanent.

by | October 12, 2017 | 12:05

Luckily, you get to do all of that again with the news of the online coming back. The beta begins on October 4 for those who preorder the game now, and October 6 for the general public. Lastly, the GOG store is hosting a timely Disney sale for anyone who wants to join in on the action, offering Star Wars: Battlefront II for just $3.99 .

by | October 12, 2017 | 13:10

Powered by nine Merlin 1D engines, the Falcon 9's previously-flown first stage guided the rocket downrange east over the Atlantic Ocean, then detached and descended to an on-target landing on a floating ocean-going platform. Overall, it was the private space company's 15th rocket launch of 2017. SpaceX is preparing for its second rocket launch of the week Wednesday evening.

by | October 12, 2017 | 09:33

But it is important to note that the offer is only meant for Jio prepaid users. The vouchers availed with the offer can be redeemed individually for any future Jio recharges. These can be used on recharges starting from Rs 309 and above plans and even against the Rs 91 (and above) data add-on packs. Lastly, the Rs 19, Rs 49, Rs 96 and Rs 149 comes with a validity of 1, 3, 7 and 28 days and offers 200MB, 600MB, 7GB (1GB/day), and 2GB of 4G data respectively.

by | October 12, 2017 | 10:04

The device comes with a Snapdragon 625 chipset which is supported by 4GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded using an additional MicroSD card of up to 2TB. There's a dual tone LED flash on the back too, while on the front you'll find an 8-megapixel camera with 84-degree wide-angle lens and light-up LCD flash.

by | October 12, 2017 | 08:02

Google Play Movies is adding support for the new service, which means that you'll now be able to access your online locker of digital movies that goes beyond just Disney flicks. "Consumers never have to remember where they purchased a film or which device they can watch it on because all of their eligible movies will be centralized within their Movies Anywhere library and available across platforms ".

by | October 12, 2017 | 07:48

The bottom edge also hosts the primary mic and the speaker. Bloomberg says the company plans to announce a foldable phone under its Note brand in 2018. For people living in cities with high levels of air pollution or with areas that sufferer from a lot of particles-based air pollution, such as London's Oxford Circus, such a sensor could be useful as it would alert people to leave the area or put on a mask.

by | October 12, 2017 | 05:25

His former partner tells him his daughter Lily, whom he thought died in a fire years earlier, is still alive and is being used by Mobius to create a new STEM world called Union. It seems to have improved on 2014's The Evil Within , from its grotesque visuals to its narrative, which seems more deeply entrenched in body horror and other disturbing concepts.

by | October 12, 2017 | 05:18

TOP secret technical information about new fighter jets, navy vessels, and surveillance aircraft has been stolen from an Australian defence contractor. Defence industry minister Christopher Pyne told the ABC on Thursday he does not know who the hacker is and indicated he would not tell if he knew, "It could be a state actor, a non-state actor".

by | October 12, 2017 | 01:12

Since March 2015, a Saudi-led military coalition has been fighting the Houthi rebels in the Arab peninsula state of Yemen. "Qatar's hosting of World Cup 2022 should include a repudiation of policies supporting extremism and terrorism". The wealthy emirate - the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural gas - has launched massive construction projects in preparation for hosting the tournament.

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:07

Starting today, the company will finally start rolling out customized voice detection. With voice recognition, Alexa will be able to tell who's talking to her and offer personally-tailored results - a useful skill if you're sharing an Echo device with roommates or family members.

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:25

According to a new report from The Investor , Apple has chosen LG Display as its supplier for foldable OLED displays. However, Apple could still delay the launch of the device at a later date. Every iPhone X sale is expected to give Samsung over $100 from Apple . Reports have stated that the panel production could start from 2020, which that the Apple's foldable phone will come after the Samsung first foldable phone, which will be debuted next year.

by | October 11, 2017 | 22:25

The 18-episode third season of Legends of Tomorrow , which kicked off last night with "Aruba-Con", sends the Legends on a quest to fix time after the team broke the most important rule of time travel by interacting with their past selves.

by | October 11, 2017 | 23:31

Both Facebook and Instagram are down, causing thousands of users to fret over not being able to access their social media accounts. Facebook officials have said in recent months that their platform was used in part of a Russian campaign to interfere in the 2016 USA presidential election.

by | October 11, 2017 | 22:56

Microsoft's Joe Belfiore tweeted to say that development of Windows 10 Mobile would cease and that it was definitely the end of the road for Windows mobile. Unfortunately, the apps were never published due to the fact that the number of Windows Phone users was quite low. Even Belfiore admits he switched to Android for the app and hardware diversity.

by | October 11, 2017 | 21:04

The MINI 1499 GT is available to order now, with prices starting at £16,900. The new edition will be limited to 1,499 examples and goes on sale from November to February 2018. It also gets distinctive John Cooper Works bumpers, skirts and spoilers, plus all the standard One Hatch features like independent rear suspension, six-speed 'box and air conditioning.

by | October 11, 2017 | 21:55

When Oculus' new headset becomes available to developers it'll also ship with 6 DoF controllers which look quite similar to Microsoft's design. There are expensive, best-in-class, desktop-based solutions like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift that are stunning, but require lots of wires and an expensive computer.

by | October 11, 2017 | 22:08

According to The Hollywood Reporter , Disney's updated take on Jack and the Beanstalk was removed from the studio's release schedule following what is said to be "creative hurdles". No details yet on which film will take Gigantic's place in the lineup, though the report notes that it is another original feature. Disney had originally announced very big during the D23 Expo in 2015.

by | October 11, 2017 | 20:39

The National Retail Federation estimates that Americans will spend a total of about $9.1 billion this year, $2.7 billion of which will be spent on candy. Check out all the top Halloween sweets for every state on the map below. Online candy retailer candystore.com analyzed ten years worth of sales data to determine the top three selling candy brands in each state.

by | October 11, 2017 | 17:26

Amazon has ensured an IPX8 rating so the new Oasis can be dunked in up to two meters of fresh water for up to 60 minutes. Last year's Oasis relied on an electroplated metal alloy over a standard plastic case. (Those options will eventually appear on older Kindles.) And typography nerds will likely appreciate the new ragged right alignment, which displays text similar to printed books.

by | October 11, 2017 | 17:46

Bharti Airtel has partnered with Karbonn to offer a 4G-enabled smartphone known as Karbonn A40 Indian for Rs 1399, in a bid to counter Reliance Jio's latest JioPhone . Airtel has paired with Indian smartphone manufacturer, Karbonn to launch this device and provides bundled Airtel offers along with it. This is directly in response to Reliance Jio and their 4G feature phone, JioPhone , that has begun shipping to millions of customers at an effective price of Rs 1,500.