Sci-tech

by | January 01, 2018 | 05:03

By virtue of the Ravens' loss, the Bills claimed the final AFC playoff spot and will be playing in the postseason for the first time since 1999. Just like past year, when they allowed a last-second touchdown to the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 16 with the AFC North title on the line, that stop never came and the Ravens have all season to lament blowing another opportunity to make the playoffs.

by | January 01, 2018 | 04:30

However, Apple has never revealed that the performance on iPhones will be downgraded when the battery condition decreases past a certain point. Yes, Apple is reducing the price of an out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacement by $50 - from $79 to $29 - for anyone with an iPhone 6 or later whose battery needs to be replaced, starting in late January and available worldwide through December 2018.

by | January 01, 2018 | 02:06

However, Reuters reported that the outages were contained within Europe and were now fixed, DownDetector is still showing issues across the globe. This is not surprising as last year the company confirmed that New Year's Eve is its "biggest messaging day" every year. Service issues aside, 2017 has been a pretty good year for WhatsApp.

by | December 31, 2017 | 16:10

However, Apple also said they now "believe" that it was also caused by the chemical changes happening on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s batteries as they age. Apple actually insists that it's never artificially slowed down phones, just aggressively managed phone performance to maximize the lifespan of the batteries.

by | December 30, 2017 | 12:09

OnePlus did say that a fingerprint scanner is still way more secure than Face Unlock, as expected, but Face Unlock is also a rather convenient way for locking your device down, and some people actually prefer it. He alongside elaborated on the development of the feature for the OnePlus 5, saying it will be released first to users as an open beta build before being made available to all users.

by | December 30, 2017 | 07:07

Someone found the dog curled up on a porch of a house on King Street and called authorities. Brown said she's not sure how long Nanas had been outside in the freezing cold temperatures, but the animal was "frozen solid" when she was found.

by | December 29, 2017 | 23:24

Europeans are getting first access to Kodi on Xbox One, so don't worry if you aren't able to access it yet because you will soon. "What you should really understand and keep remembering is that it is still in early stages of development and has very rough edges, might not be as stable as the regular version and may even be missing some functions", they write.

by | December 29, 2017 | 20:46

But the whole timeline was thrown off by the Model 3 passenger vehicle, which was supposed to hit mass production in July 2017. But despite the lack of specifics, Musk wants you all to know: the pickup is coming, right after the other vehicle is built, which will happen after it's determined where it'll be built, sometime, maybe, around 2019/2020, which is when the final Model 3 reservations are supposed to be fulfilled.

by | December 29, 2017 | 16:54

Jio recently announced its Rs 199 plan in which it will offer 1.2 GB of data daily with unlimited free calls and access to Jio services like Jio TV, Jio Cinema, etc. Now, Idea has made a decision to provide 1.5 GB data per day instead of 1GB data for its existing 309 plan. Other than these packs, Airtel also offers Rs 349 pack gives the users 2 GB data per day, unlimited calls (local, STD, and roaming) and 100 SMS per day, with a validity of 28 days.

by | December 29, 2017 | 16:19

Dropping Pixel C from the Google Store is expected since there is already a new and better version. The Google Pixel C was a quirky little tablet with a cool magnetically-attached keyboard , introduced way back in December of 2015.

by | December 29, 2017 | 16:01

A new iteration of 2nd generation Nokia 3310 with 4G LTE capabilities along with a bigger battery was spotted on TENAA with Yun OS. Design-wise they look just about the same, according to the pictures filed by HMD Global at TENAA. This OS was developed by Alibaba Group and is now the third most popular mobile operating system in the world. With the 4G Nokia 3310 running on a forked version of Android , there is hope that the smartphone will support stripped down versions of ...

by | December 29, 2017 | 13:06

If the information above proves to be accurate, Samsung's Galaxy S9/S9+ and LG's G7/G7+ flagships should be the first announced handsets with the SD845. Nubia will be launching its flagship device, the Nubia Z18, while Sony is expected to launch Sony Xperia XZ Pro-A. The last phone in the list is the Samsung W2019 flip phone with Snapdragon 845 SoC.

by | December 29, 2017 | 11:45

Watch for areas of blowing & drifting snow from Belgrade to Three Forks and near Norris. Residents in extreme southwestern and extreme northeastern Montana will see up to 2 inches of snow, Brusda said. Greatest snow impacts should be along and North of I-90. Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 11 p.m. Thursday until 9 a.m. Friday morning (including the Friday morning commute.) But not for Columbia.

by | December 29, 2017 | 06:13

The brothers likened their legal battle with the Cupertino-based company as a battle of David versus Goliath, but it's always important to remember that David wins that one. Are these brothers being crafty with their company name, or just shamelessly profiting off Apple's iconic co-founder? The company now specializes in clothing and accessories but plans to start producing electronics.

by | December 29, 2017 | 02:24

Some customers have complained that they replaced their entire phone, and not just the battery, in order to have a fast cellphone. As a result, the company said their iOS "dynamically manages the maximum performance of some system components when needed to prevent a shutdown".

by | December 28, 2017 | 23:20

The latest ceasefire violation by Pakistan has come a day after Northern Army Commander Lt General Devraj Anbu visited forward areas of Rajouri district on Wednesday and reviewed the security situation and army's operational preparedness there.

by | December 28, 2017 | 22:18

In February 2013 a 19-metre meter (62-feet) meteor exploded in the skies above Chelyabinsk in Russian Federation. "This is the first known asteroid to fly by Earth within one lunar distance since two such asteroids flew past us on November 21, and the 52nd this year", a NASA representative explained to The Express .

by | December 28, 2017 | 16:32

The report added that Cook's five lieutenants received bonuses of $3.11 million each, bringing their total compensation to about $24.2 million each, including salaries and stock awards. As an additional security measure for Mr. Cook, the Board also requires that he use private aircraft for all business and personal travel. Personal security costs were calculated at $224,216.

by | December 28, 2017 | 13:53

The famous digital currency was struggling to keep up its slowly growing pace this week as South Korea announces that they are looking to curb the cryptocurrency trading due to the massive amount of exchanges which may trigger money laundering possibilities.

by | December 28, 2017 | 12:10

Headlining the free games list are " Deus Ex: Mankind Divided " and " Batman: The Telltale Series ". Adam Jensen returns and joins forces with an Interpol-funded task force aiming to hunt down and capture augmented terrorists in a world that now hates and fears transhumans.

by | December 28, 2017 | 11:40

However when their phone still refused to get charge, they reported Samsung thinking that these phones have some kind of issue. Reports of unresponsive Galaxy Note 8 have emerged on Samsung's Community Forums. Samsung's support team has instructed some users to press certain button combinations to hard reset their devices, to no avail. The Galaxy S9 should sport a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display with a QHD+ resolution that's identical to the one featured by the 2017 flagship, with ...

by | December 28, 2017 | 11:17

On testing for ourselves, we did not see the prompt on Safari on an iPhone, but did see the Aadhaar prompt on a Safari tab on macOS 10.13. So my guess is by using the term the name as per your Aadhaar card , Facebook is trying to emphasise that is what it means by real name.

by | December 28, 2017 | 11:11

You can drop us a line or two and let us know how useful some of these features have been to you. It will appear after the user has watched all the posts in the feed. It previously moved away from a chronological order in favor of an algorithmic feed. After adding support for following hashtags earlier this month, Instagram is now rolling out a new " Recommended for You " feature, TechCrunch reports .

by | December 28, 2017 | 05:08

Elon Musk , founder and CEO of SpaceX, took to Twitter to joke about the alien origins of the rocket contrail. As Newsweek notes, numerous videos of the event were posted on social media on Friday night when the Falcon 9 rocket launched over Los Angeles, California.

by | December 28, 2017 | 02:22

You may probably know what Oreo is all about but LG made sure Oreo is more than ready for all the LG V30 owners. The new Oreo update for OnePlus 5 smartphone brings a number of extraordinary features to your device. For now, the users in the company's home South Korea are getting the Android 8.0 update, which will be later released with OTA to all regions. The update has all the usual feature including picture in picture mode, smart text election etc.

by | December 27, 2017 | 22:57

The Investigative Committee, the nation's top investigative agency, said a device containing 200 grams (7 ounces) of explosives went off at a storage area for customers' bags. The Sputnik news agency reported that the Committee believe an improvised explosive device "filled with projectiles" caused the blast. Nobody was killed in the explosion, but at least four people were hospitalised and there were unconfirmed reports of a further 10 people being injured.

by | December 27, 2017 | 21:59

Recent trading patterns in the stock of Activision Blizzard, Inc . The stock price is showing encouraging image with current supportive move of 0.39% at trading price of $175.22. Massachusetts Serv Ma reported 6.47M shares. Mutual Of Omaha Natl Bank Wealth Mgmt owns 22,906 shares or 0.97% of their United States portfolio. Mckinley Carter Wealth Ser invested in 6,750 shares or 0.3% of the stock.

by | December 27, 2017 | 15:24

The California based company has developed a new transmitter which can convert electric currents into radio frequencies and beam them to devices with built in receivers to accept it. Energous , the San Jose-based startup behind the wireless charging tech, is working on both external and inbuilt receivers for devices. But while they are the first company to win FCC certification of contactless charging technology, other companies have similar products in the works.

by | December 27, 2017 | 14:40

As 2018 rolls around, WhatsApp is killing off support for both Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry 10. "You can still use WhatsApp, but you will no longer able to create new account, or re-verify previous accounts", the company explained. These phones would not support WhatsApp anymore after 31 December. Oh, and WhatsApp claims its app could stop functioning at any time, so maybe it's time for that upgrade.

by | December 27, 2017 | 08:16

OnePlus' philosophy has consistently been to roll out frequent models to keep up with the release of the newest components and features. OnePlus isn't going to be any different, and as plans unravel in the form of leaks and speculations, it seems the company is going to bring the OnePlus 5T successor sooner than expected.

by | December 27, 2017 | 08:05

The report mentions that Samsung is going to release the Galaxy S9 in early March. However, it can be easy to forget about vibrations, such as those you get from riding on a train or subway. What's interesting to see is that the previous reports were spot on with not only the specifications and features of the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018), but also the pricing.

by | December 27, 2017 | 05:14

As Tesla works to deliver on promised vehicles that include an entry-level Model 3 sedan and a new Roadster, Elon Musk has added another to the list. He also said that he's "dying to build it" and that he has had the "core design/ engineering elements" in his head for almost five years.

by | December 26, 2017 | 23:34

Meanwhile, Nintendo said it is working to solve some connection problems related to the online store. In what is surely to become an interesting piece of gaming folklore, Nintendo have now quietly removed the hidden version of NES classic, Golf , from the firmware of the Switch.

by | December 26, 2017 | 22:08

That lineup includes Amazon's Echo speakers and Fire TV streaming device, among other gizmos. Actual financial results from the holiday won't be released until the company issues its fourth-quarter earnings next month, but the announcement makes it clear that Amazon did especially well selling its own devices.

by | December 26, 2017 | 21:56

Speaking on the shape the company would take once the debt resolution is put behind, Ambani said the new Reliance Communications would be a B2B company with 90 percent of its revenues being annuity in nature and half the revenues coming from overseas.