Monday October 23-rd, 2017

Astronaut Peggy Whitson home after record-setting flight Astronaut Peggy Whitson home after record-setting flight

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is all set to return to Earth after saying bye-bye to the International Space Station (ISS), the USA space agency has said. "There are many investigations on the human body that we've been doing up here in orbit, so we'...

California DMV allows Samsung to test autonomous cars on state's roads California DMV allows Samsung to test autonomous cars on state's roads

The South Korean electronics maker certainly has an interest in autonomous vehicles-what tech company doesn't these days?-which was reinforced by receiving permission from the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to test cars that drive th...

HP, Lenovo, Dell VR Headsets Coming To Windows 10 October 10th HP, Lenovo, Dell VR Headsets Coming To Windows 10 October 10th

The best part is that the OneDrive files can be accessed without having to sync the folder in entirety. The headset is expected to retail at $299 initially and is a separate project from Microsoft's HoloLens virtual reality goggles. The price t...

Kia hatches sporty wagon concept for Frankfurt Motor Show Kia hatches sporty wagon concept for Frankfurt Motor Show

Cooking models of the Kia Cerato-sized Cee'd haven't sold in Australia - although they have been considered for our market - with Kia developing the small auto family primarily for the European market, where it sold in three- and five-door hatchback ...

Uber's new CEO to meet with staff Uber's new CEO to meet with staff

Khosrowshahi will remain on Expedia's board, the company said yesterday in a statement. For now, Uber is in need of a cleanup. Uber's newly minted CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi , says that the company could go public in as soon as 18 months. Uber tappe...

Sonic Mania on PC Uses Denuvo DRM - So You Can't Play Offline Sonic Mania on PC Uses Denuvo DRM - So You Can't Play Offline

Sonic Mania came out yesterday on PC, and it has had fans up in arms because has Denuvo DRM. Still, this is a pain in the backside, and shouldn't be necessary for a ye olde styled 16 bit platformer with no essential online components.

Raila Odinga wins big at Supreme Court Raila Odinga wins big at Supreme Court

But Kenya opposition candidate Raila Odinga claimed that the commission's IT system had been hacked to manipulate the results. "It's historic and it could potentially be a moment that consolidates Kenya's democratic credentials", said Crisis Gr...

No More Heroes: Travis Strikes Again headed to Switch as exclusive No More Heroes: Travis Strikes Again headed to Switch as exclusive

Steam World Dig 2 is the highly anticipated sequel to Steam World Dig and will be arriving on September 21st. We'll update this story as more information is made available. This time around, they delivered a series of new Nintendo Switch t...

LG V30 is first phone with MQA audio and OLED 'FullVision' display LG V30 is first phone with MQA audio and OLED 'FullVision' display

This event had been hailed as the flawless for announcing the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 , but the phone was made official a week earlier in order to grab the attention of those attending the show. As LG had announced, this smartphone has the f...

Nest's new thermostat is its most affordable yet Nest's new thermostat is its most affordable yet

Nest has unveiled its newest learning thermostat device, which has a lowered price tag ($249), and functional features that are simply hard to resist. Nest gets credit for building up the connected home market while so many others have failed. ...

Apple iPhone event still up in the air Apple iPhone event still up in the air

The iPhone 8 has been rumoured to include wireless charging, facial recognition, an edge-to-edge display and - for the first time - no home button . A variety of high-end Android phones, such as the Samsung Galaxy S8 , support wireless induction ...

YouTube's new design and logo up (YouTube APK download available) YouTube's new design and logo up (YouTube APK download available)

Additionally, tabs for navigation and perusing content have also been re-arranged to make finding your favorite videos easier. In addition to this, it also brought new features to table, for instance, the dark mode for your night-time binge, new po...

Amazon Echo speakers now support multi-room music playback Amazon Echo speakers now support multi-room music playback

Well enough that if I were Sonos I would be feeling the Bezos death grip a little harder today. With it, you can fill your house with tunes and listen to them as you move from room to room, all without having to carry headphones or any other device...

SpaceX goes for a dozen today, and to surpass Russian Federation in launches SpaceX goes for a dozen today, and to surpass Russian Federation in launches

At about 11:10am Taiwan time, it established contact with a ground station in Taoyuan's Jhongli District (中壢). Taiwan's first locally built satellite has been launched into space, in what some analysts said could be a boost for the island's surve...

Babylonians developed trigonometry 3700 years back, much earlier than Greeks Babylonians developed trigonometry 3700 years back, much earlier than Greeks

Archaeologist , diplomat and antique dealer Edgar Banks - who was the inspiration for the Hollywood character Indiana Jones - first discovered the Plimpton 322 tablet in the early 1900s. He and Dr. Wildberger chose to study Babylonian mathemati...

Apple's (AAPL) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Bank of America Corporation Apple's (AAPL) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Bank of America Corporation

But today's news adds further fuel to the fire and nearly cements the fact that Pencil will soon be the next tool in iPhone users' arsenals. In order to watch 4K video via the new Apple TV, you'll, of course, also need a 4K display. And that's ...

Iran Vows to Legally Pursue Apple's Removal of Iranian Apps Iran Vows to Legally Pursue Apple's Removal of Iranian Apps

Apple is not officially in Iran or any other Persian Gulf countries, and iPhones are not supposed to be for sale in the country. "Imagine if in the USA you wouldn't be able to get Uber on your phone". Snapp was one of the apps the New York Times ...

Google plans to release a new Chromebook Pixel this year Google plans to release a new Chromebook Pixel this year

Reports of the demise of Google's Chromebook Pixel laptop range may have been greatly exaggerated, with the latest rumours indicating the Chromebook Pixel 3 could launch as soon as late-2017. This is something like the Amazon Echo Dot , whic...

New WhatsApp status update features New WhatsApp status update features

Until now, you could only upload photos or videos as your WhatsApp Status . It later took the feature to its own mobile application and Messanger and allowed users to post status in a similar way. Sometimes, it could be a private affair and other ...

PlayStation's official Twitter account hacked PlayStation's official Twitter account hacked

The hack that happened to the Twitter account of PlayStation came to light because o the freakish tweets that were made from the account. Based on their public statements, they do not appear to be motivated to release any hacked data publicly.

Intel launches new 8th generation core processors Intel launches new 8th generation core processors

Gregory Bryant, senior vice president of Intel's Client Computing Group , this morning gave a 15-minute live description with key members of his engineering team, talked up key characteristics of the new processor, which, like previous upgrades, o...

Micromax Canvas Infinity Launched In India: Specifications & Price Micromax Canvas Infinity Launched In India: Specifications & Price

Canvas Infinity is priced at Rs 9 ,999 and it sports an aspect ratio of 18:9 like we saw on Samsung Galaxy S8 , LG G6 smartphones. Micromax Canvas Infinity phone is featured with 5.5 inches 18:9 display . The device itself is powered by a Sna...

Sixth Generation BMW M5 Saloon to Launch Next Year Sixth Generation BMW M5 Saloon to Launch Next Year

The BMW M5 First Edition. Of course, most people already knew what to expect from BMW. Some sad news, however: an eight-speed M Steptronic transmission is the only gearbox that gets a mention in BMW's news about the model, so the manual tran...

EA announces Battlefield 1 competitive mode Incursions and new Revolution edition EA announces Battlefield 1 competitive mode Incursions and new Revolution edition

The first of six maps that will come with In The Name of the Tsar , Lupkow Pass will give players a taste of what to expect in the Russian Federation themed DLC. The Battlefield 1 Incursions closed alpha will be starting in September. Battlefield...

New Nintendo 3DS XL - Super Nintendo Entertainment System Edition Announced New Nintendo 3DS XL - Super Nintendo Entertainment System Edition Announced

Numerous problems plaguing gamers this time around are similar to that of Nintendo's release of the NES Classic, a mini version of the gaming company's first console. We highly recommend to pre-order it if it's available just to be safe. It will co...

IOS 11's 'Cop Button' Isn't Really About Calling the Police IOS 11's 'Cop Button' Isn't Really About Calling the Police

The option doesn't automatically dial the emergency services by default but provides the user with the option to and it also disables the Touch ID fingerprint sensor temporarily until the passcode is entered. While in the case we link to there, NAS...

Prosecutors: Chicago slaying was part of sexual fantasy Prosecutors: Chicago slaying was part of sexual fantasy

They have yet to enter a plea. Chicago - Autopsy results show the MI native slain last month in a Northwestern University professor's high-rise Chicago condo had methamphetamine in his system at the time. The wounds were so severe he was almo...

Nokia 8 Up For Pre-order In Europe Nokia 8 Up For Pre-order In Europe

There was initial confusion over whether the Nokia 9 would eventually be the Nokia 8 or a brand-new device entirely. About the upcoming Nokia 9 goes a lot of rumors: and they all revolve around the lack of frame around its screen, as this tre...

Coolpad Cool M7 Launched With Excellent Features: All Details Coolpad Cool M7 Launched With Excellent Features: All Details

Coolpad Cool Play 6 has 64GB inbuilt storage, with provision for storage expansion up to xxGB via microSD cards; the dual-SIM (Nano+Nano) phone features hybrid setup. The UI is clean and there is no app drawer, which means that all the apps are pl...

Xbox One X Pre-Orders Set To Go Live At Gamescom

This isn't the first time Microsoft has released a special edition on launch day, either. "We don't have anything to announce today, but are looking forward to sharing more about Xbox One X with gamescom just around the corner", a Microso...

Oregon Man Partially Blinded By 1962 Eclipse Warns Of Viewing Danger Oregon Man Partially Blinded By 1962 Eclipse Warns Of Viewing Danger

Tomososki simply looked up at the sky with his naked eyes. While he was walking home, Tomososki said there was a bit of a blurry spot in his vision, but it wasn't until months later that he learned he burned a hole in his retina during a visit to t...

North Korea: Kim Jong-Un 'briefed' on Guam missile attack

But amid the threats made by the two provocative leaders, South Korea President Moon Jae-in expressed his hope for a peaceful resolution to the growing tensions, which centre on fears North Korea is close to its aim of being able to send a nuclear mi...

Published the first pictures of the new BMW Roadster Published the first pictures of the new BMW Roadster

In the interior, we see a thoroughly BMW design, complete with the latest buzzword, "function islands", grouping all the controls into relevant sections. Helping this sense of dynamism are the shorter overhangs of bodywork ahead of the front and behi...

Introducing free calls with your Assistant on Google Home Introducing free calls with your Assistant on Google Home

Once you get it, just say "OK Google , call mom" or anyone else in your contacts list and Home will place the call over Wi-Fi. While multi-user support is rolling out now to Google Home users, Google Canada says hands-free calling will beg...

USA regulators recall refurbished Galaxy Note 4 batteries USA regulators recall refurbished Galaxy Note 4 batteries

Luckily, it seems that the recall will be simple to administer; it affects a relatively small number of phones - 10,200 - and Samsung can easily track every affected customer because FedEx documented the original distribution of the counterfeit rep...

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