Sci-tech

by | November 29, 2017 | 08:39

But relations between Bungie and the community were stretched to the breaking point by the recent discovery that Destiny 2 was misleading players about the amount of experience points they were earning - a tactic that many people interpreted as yet another way the game subtly pushes players to spend money on microtransactions.

by | November 29, 2017 | 08:38

In the most recent in this series of improvements, a group of scientists saw the introduction of worms in Mars-like soil conditions during a lab experiment. "To feed future humans on Mars a sustainable closed agricultural ecosystem is a necessity". But Wamelink warned of a "major drawback" to the experiment: The experimental soil was not totally identical to the Martian variety.

by | November 29, 2017 | 02:46

Amy Mussard, 58, of Findlay and Celia Jane, 62, of Rudolph, Ohio were pronounced dead at the scene at US 6 and Rudolph Road, while their mother, Katherine Mussard, 90, of Rudolph died Sunday in Toledo Hospital. In Benton county, Tavieon D. Johnson, 20, of Michigan City died after his auto was hit head-on by a vehicle driven by Marquez Amaya, 25, of Memphis.

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:09

Eventually, the password protection fails and grants the intruder admin privileges. Even when it's not possible to enter a user name at the main macOS login screen, the flaw can be exploited via the system preferences settings. CNET independently confirmed this security flaw exists and reached out to Apple about the issue. It lets anyone with physical access to your computer take control of it without any effort.

by | November 28, 2017 | 22:23

Unlocked Galaxy Note 8 owners should expect to see an over-the-air update notification soon. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro with model number SM-J730G is now getting this update. The Samsung Galaxy S8 measures 148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm and weighs 155 grams. T-Mobile only stated " Various improvements and Security updates " in their changelog for all three devices.

by | November 28, 2017 | 21:38

During the November 2016 coral spawning, Professor Harrison and his team travelled to the Great Barrier Reef's Heron Island for the Australian-first trial. A group of "source" reefs have been identified that could form the basis of a life support system for the Great Barrier Reef, helping fix damage by bleaching, starfish and other disturbances.

by | November 28, 2017 | 20:17

As for Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp , it now stands in the Top 10 in Japan in terms of revenue generation, however, in the U.S. the game is ranked #72. Nintendo has said it was disappointed by the revenue generated by "Super Mario Run ", which required a one-time payment to unlock most of the content in the app.

by | November 28, 2017 | 20:11

Scientists are still struggling to create robots that are going to move effortlessly and flexibly. The new technology could improve the muscles and keep it compact and simple. Such devices could usher in robots that will work in natural settings with nearly no environmental impact, as well as swallowable robots that will dissolve after performing their job.

by | November 28, 2017 | 16:58

A new folding iPhone appears to be a project that Apple is working on right now. One such news hinted at a revamp for the iPhone SE along with extensions to the iPhone X design. Samsung is expected to launch its " foldable " Galaxy X next year, while foldable iPhone panel production could start from 2020. It is also believed that the Apple is working with LG to develop the screen technology.

by | November 28, 2017 | 15:21

After a series of leaks and rumours, Huawei's sub-brand Honor has finally taken the curtains off its flagship smartphone, the Honor V10 . The device sports a metal unibody design with chamfered edges and a 2.5D curved glass on the front.

by | November 28, 2017 | 06:21

This is where Niantic encouraged all trainers to catch as much Pokemon as they can in a span of 7 days. Ho-Oh officially started to appear in gyms about an hour after the announcement and now Pokemon Go players have discovered just how hard it will be to catch this powerful Fire/Flying dual-type Pokemon.

by | November 28, 2017 | 05:22

In an effort to pro-actively tackle the problem, Facebook is rolling out a suite of new AI tools created to detect posts which may suggest a particular user is suicidal. The team includes a dedicated group of specialists who have specific training in suicide and self harm . Facebook is expanding its use of artificial intelligence to more quickly identify users who might be suicidal.

by | November 27, 2017 | 17:12

However, according to the SamMobile report, the bezels will be narrower than what is displayed in the recent Galaxy S9 renders with a screen-to-body ratio as high as 90 percent. While many leaked pictures of the A series phones are doing rounds on the Internet. The Galaxy Note 8 is the long awaited update to the Note line of smartphones which are popular due to their larger screen size and signature S pens.

by | November 27, 2017 | 11:42

Chinese handset maker OPPO on Monday launched a new selfie-focused smartphone in India. On the other hand, the original Oppo F5 is available at a starting price of Rs 19,990. Recently, she attended the Victoria's Secret for its annual show and shared about her daily life in Shanghai with her new F5 6GB Red Edition phone via Instagram to her fans.

by | November 27, 2017 | 11:26

Last year, consumers spent £1.1billion shopping online on Cyber Monday and, if it is able to replicate Friday's success, it looks set for another bumper year. Technology and electrical items are the most sought after products over the Black Friday weekend, with half of all shoppers planning to fork out on these items.

by | November 26, 2017 | 15:27

Finches in the Galapagos Islands have evolved into a new species , which is the first example ever seen by scientists, effectively making the theory of evolution an empirically measurable theory. It was larger and built differently than the few bird species native to the island, and it also sounded different. This shows how important geographical isolation is when it comes to creating new species.

by | November 25, 2017 | 03:32

We expect the United Kingdom economy to expand by 1.3% next year, but are more optimistic than the OBR for 2019. "As the years go by, the end of austerity keeps slipping out of view". "You can't generate high wage growth unless you are being more productive and the way we do that is to invest in and encourage the most productive parts of our economy: The service sector, which is globally competitive, the high-tech businesses which are happening all over the U.K".

by | November 24, 2017 | 20:53

Scientists on the project now theorize that the process in determining the appearance of RSL may be unique to the environment of Mars, and research into the history of the red planet continues. "Mars still has water now, it just might be in fewer accessible places", Michael Meyer, the lead scientist for NASA's Mars Exploration Program, tells The Verge .

by | November 24, 2017 | 20:05

Intel has released a security alert regarding a critical elevation of privilege vulnerability that affects millions of servers and computers. The team at Positive Technologies identified security issues with the Intel Management Engine, which allowed unauthorized users to disable ME and extract large numbers of XML files.

by | November 24, 2017 | 17:37

But when it comes to all those naked bodies in HBO's epic series, Daenerys Targaryen herself is hoping fans are paying more attention to the show's plot and intrigue than to all that skin. 'I'm like, " The Handmaid's Tale? ". Another artistic shot from the editorial shoot shows her climbing a spiralled staircase among leafy trees wearing a voluminous baby pink ruffled gown by Giambattista Valli Haute Couture.

by | November 24, 2017 | 17:08

Experts had hoped the growing use of highly efficient LED lighting might lessen energy usage worldwide. "The fact that we did not see the country get darker means that there were new lights in other places, or else brighter lights that were in some other cities installed that make up for this difference", said Kyba.

by | November 24, 2017 | 11:09

Under the plans, Airtel customers will be able to carry forward up to 200 GB of their unused data to next billing cycle and check its status on MyAirtel app. That is about the data offer under this plan. Here are the full details of Vodafone latest plan. However calls are capped at 250 minutes per day and 1000 minutes per week.

by | November 24, 2017 | 03:03

Past year total spending during the holiday shopping season of November and December grew by 3.6 percent. Herberger's stores will be open through 11 p.m. Topic Reviews are updating their website with the best Canon 6D Black Friday deals every day. Approximately 110 million shoppers went online for deals in 2016 and 99 million went in store, according to research from the NRF Survey.

by | November 23, 2017 | 20:22

The service is arriving alongside Vimeo and Dailymotion, which make their debut on the screen-equipped smart home device. Owners of the Amazon Echo Show speaker might have been a bit miffed back in September when YouTube pulled access to its app from the device.

by | November 23, 2017 | 18:43

For those who are not aware, Philippe Starck designs the Mi Mix series smartphones. The device is designed by Philippe Starck and will have Starck's signature inscribed on the back. The 16MP sensors will apparently be paired with f/1.7 aperture lenses, which should allow the Mi 7 to deliver improved low-light performance when compared to the dual 12MP setup on the Mi 6.

by | November 23, 2017 | 16:47

The Nokia 2 ships with Android Nougat with pure and up-to-date Android experience. Last month, HMD Global did a global launch event of its budget phone Nokia 2 . The smartphone offers 32GB of internal storage which is further expandable via a microSD card. Nokia 2 is backed by a robust 4100mAh battery, which is expected to keep the smartphone going for a few days on one charge.

by | November 23, 2017 | 10:38

Definitely, give it a try if you are looking at gaming on a budget and are keen on trying some of the older titles on your current generation console. Xbox One owners will be getting two games for the month. On Xbox 360, starting December 1st, Child of Eden will be free for Xbox Live Gold members through December 15th.

by | November 23, 2017 | 09:49

The franchise has sold over 30 million games since it debuted in 2001. The video game giant has said there will be regular updates and seasonal events. If you are expecting the full game, you will be disappointed, but if you are looking for something a lot more casual that lines up with the majority of FTP mobile games, then you are in luck.

by | November 23, 2017 | 02:40

In June, Apple CEO Tim Cook gave some suggestion the company is taking the development of self-driving vehicles seriously, identifying it as an exciting prospect. "Furthermore, our network learns an effective discriminative representation of objects with various geometries, leading to encouraging results in 3D detection of pedestrians and cyclists, based on only LiDAR".

by | November 22, 2017 | 23:00

Rewards are unlocked in three tiers, increasing the more Pokemon are caught. In fact, many players have reported feeling discouraged with the Pokemon GO experience, and have been venting their frustrations online. At 1.5 billion catches, you get everything in the Bronze tier, along with double stardust. Niantic also say that they will crank up the amount of available Pokemon in the wild too.

by | November 22, 2017 | 21:09

Google's Black Friday hardware deals aren't too exciting unless you're really looking to buy discounted Home speakers and more Chromecast units. Google shared the news on its official Play blog on Wednesday, saying discounts will include books, music, apps, games, and movies , as well as TV shows.

by | November 22, 2017 | 20:09

In a major boost to the strike capability of Indian Air Force , the world's fastest supersonic cruise missile - Brahmos - on Wednesday created history when it was successfully test-fired from a Sukhoi-30 MKI combat jet against a target in the Bay of Bengal.

by | November 22, 2017 | 20:04

The actor plays Delhi Sultan Alauddin Khilji in the movie, which Bhansali says is a tribute to the valour of Rajput queen Padmavati , played by Deepika Padukone. Two Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs CP Joshi and M Birla had approached the parliamentary panel headed by Anurag Thakur to ensure that the movie is not released.

by | November 22, 2017 | 19:55

If you are considering a Surface Book 2 and want to game on it, you may want to do some investigating first. In other modes such as "better performance" and "better battery", the operating system limits the power of the processor and the graphics chip to ensure increased autonomy, which results in the laptop being charged even when playing video games.

by | November 22, 2017 | 15:51

Saturday will be the last Saturday the landfill will operate during morning hours until March 2018. Customers who usually have garbage service on Thursday will have their cans picked up on Friday, Nov. There will be no regular Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) bus service on Thanksgiving Day, but the Siesta Key Breeze will be operating. St. Joseph Public Library: Closed Thursday and Friday.