Sci-tech

by | February 14, 2018 | 22:11

The predicted sea level rise of 2 feet by century's end may not be catastrophic for wealthier countries, but it will be devastating for those without the money to deal with impacts of global warming . UNSW's Professor Church is the co-convening lead author of chapters on sea level rise in the most recent IPCC assessment report . Even in the very best-case scenarios, we're looking at gaining two feet of average global water level rises over the next 80 years.

by | February 14, 2018 | 22:00

HearthStone is an online-only game and while that would work when the Switch is docked, using the Switch in handheld mode, you're more likely to be away from an internet connection. "I think that announcement will convey to you how we plan to popularize the service." . "It is less about the mechanism and more a question of what kinds of products we can offer, and the spread of the service will depend on the whether consumers want what we offer".

by | February 14, 2018 | 22:00

Apple Inc. has reportedly chose to slow down its annual software updates for iOS and macOS and instead will spread out new features over the next two years. "This is the biggest leak in history", Jonathan Levin, an author of several book about iOS and Mac OSX's inner workings told reporters at Motherboard .

by | February 14, 2018 | 20:34

Silicone-based cleaning products like Pledge are known to leave a white film with long-term use, although unlike what Apple says, I can't find any evidence of silicone gaskets causing damage to wooden furniture in the past. In the meantime, this is certainly a heads up to customers planning to place their HomePods on wood surfaces. If not, refinishing the surface altogether would solve the issue - though that isn't a great option for anyone with high-end furniture.

by | February 14, 2018 | 20:09

CEO Rony Abovitz wouldn't specifically announce a price during an interview he gave recently, but he did say that the AR headset would have pricing comparable to a "premium computer". Second, the company has seemingly confirmed that there will be multiple sizes available for its headset, including a "Magic Leap Large" variant that fits the head of Shaquille O'Neal.

by | February 14, 2018 | 20:06

When A-68, a trillion-ton iceberg the size of DE (or ten Madrids or two Luxembourgs, whatever you want to call it ), parted ways with the Antarctic Larsen-C ice shelf in the summer of 2017, it was the largest recorded calving in history.

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:56

The top prize in an annual science photography competition run by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC ) in the United Kingdom has been taken out by a remarkable image of a single atom. Other than using extension tubes, a lens accessory that increases the focal length of an existing lens and is typically reserved for extreme close-up photography, Nadlinger used normal gear that most photographers have access to.

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:17

The team discovered that 'Oumuamua wasn't spinning periodically like most of the small asteroids we see in our solar system , but instead it was tumbling, or spinning chaotically, and could have been for many billions of years. In addition, it has been officially given the name 'Oumuamua. Since 'Oumuamua was spotted in October, a team of researchers at Queen's University Belfast have been analysing the object in detail.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:40

That being said, the feature may make some users -particularly women and those prone to cyberbullying-feel safer, in which case, the rest of us will have to find some other way to circumvent the intentions of social media platforms. On the Discover page, you can see content produced by brands, publications or professional content creators. Also these stories which disappeared within 24 hours, now appear in the messaging section of the app.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:24

The Evil Within 2 , the arguably superior sequel to Shinji Mikami's polarising survival horror game, is now playable through its entirety in first-person. Available for the PS4, PC, and Xbox One versions of the game, first-person view can be toggled on/off in the game's menu screen, and can also be utilised in a free trial that's now ongoing.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:09

A partial solar eclipse will occur on February 15 2018. This is the second solar eclipse in six months, according to TIME . As per timeanddate.com, the eclipse will start on February 15 at 6.55 PM and the same will reach its maximum at 8:51 and last place to witness the eclipse will be at 10.47 PM.

by | February 14, 2018 | 17:29

The name of the new drone ship is A Shortfall of Gravitas and will join the now operational Of Course I Still Love You drone ship for East Coast booster landing operations. ET on February 22 for the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 40. The comment was made during a Twitter conversation between the Tesla Motors CEO and Tory Bruno, the chief executive of Space X competitor United Launch Alliance, about its plan to replace its Delta and Atlas rockets with a new, powerful ...

by | February 14, 2018 | 17:25

Facebook wants you to post more about yourself, instead of filling your news feed with viral videos and news articles. In its continued push for more meaningful interactions on its platform, Facebook Inc.is rolling out a new feature that will allow for more personal posts from users.

by | February 14, 2018 | 17:20

The company has reported ten consecutive losing quarters. The company is already having a bad time, yet another bad news for it arrives, where HTC's President of Smartphone and Connected Devices Business, Chialin Chang , has resigned .

by | February 14, 2018 | 17:10

Every Apple board meeting in recent years has had succession planning on the agenda for all key executive roles, he said. Cook dismissed the possibility of a one-time payment known as a special dividend, saying he didn't think that form of distribution "really helps the company or shareholders".

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:22

True, the X4 has been on the market for only four years, and models usually last around 6-7 years in one generation before being renewed. The German manufacturer claims that the SUV has taken a rather large step forward in the areas of handling and driving dynamics, as compared to its predecessor .

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:23

Samsungs emoji always had a variable tilt, so they didnt look very uniform. And, the so-called 3D Emoji by Samsung should be the same feature but could be more advanced and prevailing than the Animoji's . According to the report , Samsung Galaxy S9 will also feature dual stereo speakers on the top and bottom of the phone. His battery would have a capacity of 3000 mAh battery, and do rechargerait more rapidly than that of the Galaxy S8 .

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:20

With Sea of Thieves being a live service game and dataminers uncovering a premium shop within it, some were concerned that it would feature pay-to-win mechanics. But you could also hold it, then you could run off and drop it over the side [of the ship] because that's amusing. The randomly-generated pirates come in all shapes and sizes, but if you're not pleased with the selection you can pick eight more.

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:15

This is probably even more significant, as guess what, you need upload to send your video clips from your favorite concert or a sporting arena, and boast about it on your favorite social channel. X24-based phones that also have 5G modems will, ideally, smoothly ramp up and down between fast LTE and early 5G networks without experiencing the sort of "speed cliff" you feel when you drop from 4G LTE to EDGE, for instance.

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:10

The game that kicked off the Origin On the House program back in 2014 is back for another round, with EA making Dead Space free, once again . While you'd think such deals are included in a limited window, On The House free games normally last between 1 and 70 days, with the mean length of time being 42 days.

by | February 14, 2018 | 16:06

Stories are everywhere. It started from Snapchat , but now you have it on Instagram , Facebook , Messenger, WhatsApp and YouTube . "It's a mobile-focused format for creating visually rich stories", as Google's product manager for the AMP project Rudy Galfi called it when I talked to him last week.

by | February 14, 2018 | 15:54

With that being said , it really seems that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 will deliver better experience compared to its predecessor. The SD845's specs are impressive - they're now running eight Kryo 385 cores, which are actually four Cortex-A75 performance cores paired with four Cortex-A55 efficiency cores.

by | February 14, 2018 | 15:55

The phones are expected to be launched during Mobile World Congress 2018 event. A few weeks ago, a leak revealed that the whole "G" series in 2018 will move on to an 18:9 aspect ratio. The Lenovo-owned company is yet to announce the release date of its Moto E-series but reports have suggested that the budget smartphones might come in the second quarter of this year, most probably on April 3.

by | February 14, 2018 | 15:49

The update comes days after Google formally released the February Android security patch for compatible Pixel and Nexus devices. It it is the lastest Android Software from Google and arrives in as build V4.84A for the Nokia 8 . As a general specs refresher, the Nokia 2 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 processor backed by 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of storage (expandable), and is kitted out with an 8 MP main camera and a 5 MP front-facing camera.

by | February 14, 2018 | 15:45

It's worth noting that while Google made some modifications to those rules, it doesn't exempt its own ad networks from this exercise. "It's important that we work to maintain a balance-and if left unchecked, disruptive ads have the potential to derail the entire system", the VP said.

by | February 14, 2018 | 13:14

Google will therefore adapt Android to take into account screen designs that incorporate a notch. The piece notes that not all Android manufacturers are expected to follow Google's lead, though Huawei is believed to be working on a similar design.

by | February 14, 2018 | 13:06

The information was made available online by popular Android leaker Evan Blass, who shared renders of the phone on his Twitter page. According to sources, the device will be named Moto E5 Play on the carrier Verizon and " Moto E5 Cruise" when available on Cricket Wireless.

by | February 14, 2018 | 12:59

Sunday, the weather service said. About 3 more inches of snow covered the Chicago by Sunday morning. "We have a lot of hills where I live and I guess I just don't like that it's slippery and I always just fall down all the time", said Paxton Robertson who lives in Lincoln County.

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:45

Moreover, an global partnership of space agencies provides and operates the elements of the ISS , and therefore, the Trump administration's plant to turn it into a commercially-run venture might face objections from other space agency partners.

by | February 12, 2018 | 15:39

They involve deleting the app, turning off automatic updates for it and then downloading it once again. Because of the update, it has lost many of its loyal users. You'll also be able to see coloured "heat" spots, showcasing places where lots of Snapchatters are sharing content from. However, in the case of the Snapchat redesign, Mashable discovered there's a tiny bit of a workaround if you have an iPhone...

by | February 12, 2018 | 15:29

Their only other medal going into Sunday was a silver, won in luge. The figure skating team event ended with the United States in third, adding a bronze medal to their total. Specifically, Jamie Anderson defended her Sochi gold medal in the event by taking the gold on Sunday evening. Two medals for team United States of America isn't enough to move them towards the top of the medal count table though.

by | February 12, 2018 | 14:59

At that time, it set the record for being the first photos to be taken at the greatest distance from the planet. For a couple of hours, this New Horizons image of the so-called Wishing Well star cluster, snapped on December 5, 2017, was the farthest image ever captured by a spacecraft.

by | February 12, 2018 | 13:16

The 2018 Winter Olympics , now ongoing in South Korea's mountainous Pyeongchang district, is the 23rd event of its kind in modern history. Kim's unusual invitation, which was received by Moon with both caution and optimism, was the latest sign of growing closeness between the two rival governments after an exceptionally tense period over the North's nuclear weapons program.

by | February 12, 2018 | 12:40

Rumours have been indicating at the company readying to launch the Redmi Note 5 for the Indian market, which is expected to be a repackaged Redmi 5 Plus. Xiaomi is also rumoured to launch a more powerful "PRO version" of the Redmi device at the event. The chipset will be clubbed with either 3GB/ 4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of native storage space.

by | February 12, 2018 | 07:54

Hackers used the same browser plug-in that the United Kingdom government was exposed with, Browsealoud, with the developers of the extension, Texthelp, confirming hackers infused crypto mining software Coinhive into their extension. "It may have been hard for a small website, but I would have thought on a government website we should have expected these defence mechanisms to be in place".