Sci-tech

by | December 13, 2017 | 00:16

But what we could extract from the official press release that this new fingerprint scanner will be used hy Samsung in it's upcoming Galaxy S series of devices which will be the Samsung Galaxy S9 series. Synaptics Incorporated, the self-described "pioneer and leader of the human interface revolution", has been able to iron out the kinks of a groundbreaking in-display fingerprint recognition solution initially meant for the Galaxy S8 .

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:36

Amazon Music playlists including "The Twenty" and "Introducing" are custom-tailored for new territories by Amazon Music experts. Amazon today announced that Alexa-enabled devices like the Echo and Echo Plus can now be set to a specific song, playlist, podcast for alarms.

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:12

According to reports , a smartphone codenamed TA-1054 managed to gain TENAA certification, a mandatory requirement for telecommunications devices, and is believed to be a dual-SIM variation of the 2018 iteration of the Nokia 6 . Strikingly, now nothing is expected of Nokia 9 and all the buzz is related to Nokia 6 , the second generation device from Nokia. Just like the current version, the Nokia 6 (2018 ) will be a mid-range handset.

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:24

For stargazers and the general public, the Geminid meteor shower is important for being not only the last major meteor shower of the year but also one of the most impressive. The observatory at the Telus World of Science will be open for people wishing to view the Geminid shower on Wednesday and Thursday from 7 p.m.to 10 p.m., weather permitting.

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:21

Google also says these apps mark the "first installment" in a series, so other fun photography and video apps should also be on the way soon. If you care to take any of the appsperimental apps for a spin, Google would love it if you offered feedback via the in-app links, which could go toward influencing the kind of technology the research team develop next.

by | December 12, 2017 | 15:45

Many of you might remember that not so long ago, Google's idea for AR on smartphones was confined to a much narrower scope that involved the use multiple cameras and depth sensors to achieve the effect. This app does not work on its own - it's part of the standard Google camera app. You can move, resize, rotate the stickers, and they interact with other characters in the scene.

by | December 11, 2017 | 20:50

EST. NASA's Kepler telescope launched back in 2009 and until now has managed to discover thousands of planets that reside outside of our solar system , in the interstellar space. Kepler's original mission was completed in 2012. The mission was successful as it confirmed that there are 2,337 exoplanets that exist, and moreover, 4,496 more possible candidates.

by | December 11, 2017 | 20:28

As for her moves, you can see these in the reveal trailer included down below. Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition will release on January 16, 2018 and Sakura will be available from the initial time of launch. With extra challenges being added and more unannounced content on the way, Street Fighter V will continue to deliver new and refreshed content on a regular basis throughout 2018 and beyond.

by | December 11, 2017 | 20:31

We were champions there in Yokohama", he said of winning the tournament with Timão. Host club Al Jazira beat Japan's Urawa Reds 1-0 on Saturday to earn a meeting with Real Madrid in the Club World Cup. "I know what it is like to play against the best team or one of the best teams in the world, it is an honour, especially for the boys". Even last season the Spanish giants were taken to extra-time by Japanese side Kashima Antlers, eventually emerging 4-2 winners after the scores were ...

by | December 11, 2017 | 19:56

The Google Home Max was made official along with the Google Home Mini back in October. The smart speaker is launching today via Walmart and Google's official online storefront , as well as Best Buy and Verizon , Google confirmed to PCMag.

by | December 11, 2017 | 15:50

The shower will peak overnight December 13-14 with rates around one per minute under good conditions, according to Cooke. "Geminid activity is broad", said Cooke. Meteors appear all over the sky. The most prolific meteor shower of the year could involve up to 120 meteors streaking across the night sky every hour.

by | December 10, 2017 | 16:49

If you look at the blood-soaked rope, you can see it's attached to a Kunai - a ninja throwing blade, often attached to a rope and used like a grappling hook. The new trailer for an upcoming FromSoftware game is incredibly minimal, but it might just be a new Tenchu game. The only other bit of information we got came from From Software's Yasuhiro Kitao, who said on Twitter that fans would get more information on the project within the next 12 months, which most definitely rules out a ...

by | December 10, 2017 | 12:52

Going into the contest, the Sri Lankans will need to deal with a formidable batting line-up comprising Rohit, Ajinkya Rahane, Dinesh Karthik, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Hardik Pandya . MS Dhoni is still out there for India . Sri Lanka laid bare the Indian batsmen's technical deficiencies against moving deliveries with Lakmal and Co.

by | December 09, 2017 | 14:03

The merger of the two teams was the first step towards the creation of an entirely new service to cater to the music-centric chunk of users. Google also got on to this bandwagon of music streaming services with Play Music, however, it hasn't been able to catch up with other services as much as Google would have liked.

by | December 09, 2017 | 10:51

Sony revealed at PSX 2017 that The Last Guardian VR experience will be released on December 12th, 2017. Layden showed off a quick video for the MediEvil remaster , which will bring the original game to the PlayStation 4 in 2018.

by | December 09, 2017 | 03:25

At The Game Awards , which just wrapped up moments ago, we got a release date announcement for Rare's upcoming online pirate adventure Sea of Thieves . Developed by Rare, the British studio responsible for classics like GoldenEye 007 and Conker's Bad Fur Day, Sea of Thieves is an open-world pirate-themed multiplayer and co-operative game.

by | December 08, 2017 | 16:44

Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow . COLD IN PLACE NEXT WEEK: Monday is milder with more sunshine. Northwesterly winds between 10-15 miles per hour will create wind chills in the teens through the afternoon. Snow isn't expected to be overly heavy, but the persistent nature will lead to plenty of accumulation. High: mid-upper 30s. Overview: Colder temperatures continue for the extended forecast, with partly cloudy skies for Friday , and scattered snow showers for Saturday .

by | December 08, 2017 | 13:41

It's some sort of an adventure game called In the Valley of Gods . The Vally of the Gods announcement trailer, shown at The Game Awards 2017 event, kicks off with the lead protagonist and his female partner exploring an ancient tomb.

by | December 08, 2017 | 12:44

When the next major Test Server update launches, sometime after December 7th, the new desert map and the R45 will be included, along with vaulting, other tweaks, and new vehicles . Xbox fans will be able to play PUBG on the system's Game Preview service beginning on December 12th, while the PC patch 1.0 launch will take place a little later in the month on December 20th.

by | December 08, 2017 | 12:30

The Santa Ana wildfire threat index , which measures the potential for the winds to spread fire, ranked the threat level at high or extreme on Thursday from just south of Santa Barbara to the Mexican border. "Anyone in your homes still, you need to leave now", a California Highway Patrol officer said through a loudspeaker while driving down a smoke-shrouded street.

by | December 08, 2017 | 12:27

Dylan accused Allen of molesting her in a letter published in The New York Times in 2014, the year Allen was awarded the Cecil B. DeMille Award lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes. "I think I'm living in that space of fear of being anxious about how I talk about it and what I say". I'll even toss in a spoiler warning before we do, just in case you're of the belief that forewarning of the details of Wonder Wheel's plot might rob you of its minor pleasures.

by | December 08, 2017 | 12:19

Facebook rolled out its Instant Games platform past year to developers so they could create gaming activities for Messenger and the platform's News Feed. Like all posts, these live video posts can be deleted at any time. Facebook initially had 20 games and now has over 70. The new games won't be launching until 2018 though.

by | December 08, 2017 | 08:08

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 2, The Champions' Ballad available tonight on Nintendo Switch - official website . The trailer ends with a look at the Master Cycle Zero, essentially a motorcycle that he can ride around Hyrule.

by | December 08, 2017 | 08:04

The SI to Coca Cola Company's float is 0.72%. The stock closed the last trade at $59.55. About 8.15M shares traded. UBS maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc . Sales for the past 5 years for Activision Blizzard, Inc .is 6.80%. Short-term as well long term investors always focus on the liquidity of the stocks so for that concern, liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 1.10 as current ratio and on the opponent side the debt to equity ratio was 0.00 and long-term ...

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:10

The organization has long used crash tests as a key element for rating vehicles, including hits to the front driver's side, but this year the institute added a new test: crashes to the front on the passenger side. The Institute's headlight ratings also are relatively new, with the first ones released in March 2016. Overall, Hyundai posted six vehicles and Subaru four in the "Top Pick Plus" category.

by | December 07, 2017 | 19:39

And 12.2 million copies of the 150 titles released for PlayStation VR have been sold at retailers across the world and through digital downloads on the PlayStation Store. Their support, since the launch of very first PlayStation in 1994, has helped to make PlayStation one of the biggest console gaming network in the world.

by | December 07, 2017 | 17:51

In other words, prepare to walk around with your phone out in the rain and snow. The full roster hasn't been revealed as of yet, but we do know that Pokemon like Torchic , Treecko , Mudkip , and other big names from those games will make the initial cut.

by | December 07, 2017 | 17:12

CBS Television Studios will produce the series in association with Peele's Monkeypaw Productions and Kinberg's Genre Films. Peele and Simon Kinberg are about to enter a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. Neither of those attempts managed to update the classic show to the modern era, instead, reminding audiences that the original Twilight Zone is the definite version.

by | December 07, 2017 | 13:06

Google has shut down the "Apps" section of the Chrome Web Store as it pushes for Progressive Web Apps . As Google explained in its blog post past year, Chrome apps are being killed because no one uses them. A big news is that Google is going to replace Chrome App with PWAs on desktop system. Existing apps will continue to work and receive updates. An example of a PWA is a website that can display webpages in fullscreen.

by | December 07, 2017 | 12:50

But the Prestige variants of both activities require players to be at the power cap, and it's now impossible to reach that cap unless you buy Curse of Osiris . So far, no new abilities have been added to the base game so leveling up to level 25 is not really worth looking up to however as new abilities are added in future, they will be useful for these new levels.

by | December 07, 2017 | 12:39

The leak also reveals that the front and back cameras will be co-developed by Leica. Huawei will also be taking a focus at low-light imaging as the picture also mentions a Pro Night Mode. Blass claims that the phone in question here is the follow up to the Huawei P10 , tentatively named Huawei P11 . Bruce Lee, Huawei's VP of Smartphones, recently said that the firm will "probably" launch all future flagships at Mobile World Congress, so there's a chance the P11 will be announced ...

by | December 07, 2017 | 09:37

Redmi 5/Redmi 5 Plus. The device, originally priced at Rs. 14,999, is available at Rs. 12,999 on Flipkart . Similarly, Redmi 5 Plus will also be released in two memory/storage options including the 3GB/32GB and 4GB/6GB which are priced CNY 999 (about RM 618) and CNY 1299 (about RM 803) respectively.

by | December 07, 2017 | 09:27

It is the most distant black hole ever seen by scientists. The results were published today in papers in Nature and Astrophysical Journal Letters . As more stars and galaxies formed, they eventually generated enough radiation to flip hydrogen from neutral, a state in which hydrogen's electrons are bound to their nucleus, to ionized, in which the electrons are set free to recombine at random.

by | December 07, 2017 | 07:17

Lead researcher Ryan Cloutier , astronomy and astrophysics PhD candidate with the University of Toronto, said it's too early for the team to know whether or not the planet hosts life. To do so, researchers used the La Silla Observatory in Chile , pulling data sets from the High Accuracy Radial Velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS ), which can detect even very tiny planets that surround stars.

by | December 07, 2017 | 06:14

As per the announcement, the reasoning behind this decision is two-fold: rising transaction fees and bitcoin value volatility. In a blog post, Valve explained that bitcoin transaction fees have gone up to almost $20 per transaction last week, "compared to roughly $0.20 when we initially enabled Bitcoin".