Sci-tech

by | August 11, 2018 | 13:14

The news came at this year's QuakeCon, with the publisher confirming a Nintendo version alongside the PS4, Xbox One and PC editions of the game. Id creative director Hugo Martin observed on-stage that the Super Shotgun is like the Doom Slayer's "Excalibur" - his trustiest weapon.

by | August 10, 2018 | 20:09

The company said it expected to add 40,000 new jobs over the next three years, in news that will likely bring relief to South Korea's government which is now struggling with high youth unemployment. Samsung's second quarter profit dipped slightly to 11.04 trillion won, down from 11.05 trillion won a year earlier. The remaining $138bn will be utilised for investment into semiconductor chip and display manufacturing technology and facilities, in what the group said will foster "high-value, ...

by | August 10, 2018 | 10:12

Red Dead Redemption 2 is scheduled to launch on October 26, 2018 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. For now, let's just agree that Red Dead Redemption 2 is inarguably stunning, and focus on the real intention of today's new trailer: to give us an idea how Red Dead Redemption 2 will actually play .

by | August 10, 2018 | 09:58

The console and Dualshock are made with transparent blue casings and copper highlights, and there's a matching PlayStation camera , console stand, and earphones, all packed in a special box which is, naturally, transparent. It also sports a 2 TB hard drive for a substantial amount of storage space. You can check PlayStation .com for details on which retailers will have units.

by | August 09, 2018 | 19:24

The Note 9 will have Samsung's octa-core Samsung Exynos 9810 processor in the United Kingdom or an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 in the U.S., with a choice of either 6 or 8GB of RAM, depending on storage variant. Both lenses do still sport OIS though while the f/2.4 lens is also capable of 2x optical zoom. The Galaxy Note9 will offer the "largest Galaxy Note Infinity display ever" just under 6.4 inches, with real estate gained by reducing the bottom bezel.

by | August 09, 2018 | 18:38

The display has Full HD+ 1080×2160 resolution with 18:9 aspect ratio. Xiaomi has chosen the Snapdragon 660 chipset to power the device. Xiaomi Mi A2 is internationally available in 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage, 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage variants.

by | August 09, 2018 | 13:00

Paired with a polished modern design, an immersive display , four speakers and enhanced entertainment features, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 is the flawless device for those who need something portable like a tablet and capable like a PC.

by | August 09, 2018 | 05:41

The number of people certified as hibakusha stood at 154,859 across the country at the end of March this year, according to the health ministry. Doves fly over the cenotaph dedicated to the victims of the atomic bombing during a ceremony to mark the 73rd anniversary of the bombing at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima.

by | August 09, 2018 | 04:10

What just happened? A massive Pixel 3 XL image leak surfaced today that gives us details about the device's hardware, software, and overall design. But does the notch feel a bit tall to anyone else? You can also catch a quick unboxing video for the Pixel 3 XL through the source link, but it mostly focuses on the contents of the box and not enough on the phone.

by | August 09, 2018 | 03:30

Nintendo's United Kingdom twitter account even confirmed that Luigi is "okay", so there shouldn't be too much to worry about. Nintendo of Europe tweeted out an announcement of the Smash Bros . "As you can see, there's a mysterious mode here, but we can't talk about that just yet". Ultimate bundle that will arrive alongside the regular edition of the game.

by | August 06, 2018 | 22:09

I'm not exactly sad that Google passed up another branding opportunity - after Android Kit-Kat and Android Oreo, we didn't really need Android Pop-Tart - but would it have been that hard to have Android Pumpkin Pie? "We've built Android 9 to learn from you - and work better for you - the more you use it".

by | August 06, 2018 | 21:31

TSMC said about 80% of affected machines were restored on August 5; the rest were expected to be up and running on August 6. It's also planning new iPad and Apple Watch models, devices that have historically also used chips produced by TSMC.

by | August 06, 2018 | 19:54

Nearly all of the notorious alt-right figurehead Alex Jones's videos have been removed by Apple, an executive told Buzzfeed . Only one InfoWars podcast, Real News With David Knight , is still available on Apple. Jones has repeatedly claimed the massacre was a hoax and that the parents of the murdered first-graders were actors, an accusation that has sparked death threats against some of the bereaved mothers and fathers.

by | August 06, 2018 | 11:35

Among the six biggest film studios, Disney now ranks No. 1 in terms of domestic market share for 2018, with 35 percent. " Christopher Robin ", Disney's live-action adaptation based on characters from Winnie the Pooh , picked up an additional US$4.8 million internationally for a global start of US$29.5 million.

by | August 05, 2018 | 20:38

The Moto Z3 runs on nearly stock Android . The device is is splash resistant. It comes after the Z3 Play in the same family, yet is actually identical to that model aside from the rear camera setup and the chipset employed. Included with the 5G mod is 2,000mAh of battery power, a nice addition to the phone's own 3,000mAh power source - impressive considering how thin the actual phone is.

by | August 04, 2018 | 17:55

As it appears in the image, it was an offer to the subscribers of Samsung's New Zealand newsletter to pre-order the Note 9 . The new S Pen is also shown, described as "All new powerful S Pen", but no specifics are given. In terms of storage, Samsung claims the smartphone to be "1 terabyte ready". We don't want to imagine how expensive the 512GB version will be. Sadly, it doesn't confirm the apparent 8GB of RAM.

by | August 04, 2018 | 14:17

The most recent report about its pending strategy suggests Google engineers built a custom Android app, the two versions named "Maotai" and "Longfei". Notable banned websites include BBC News and Wikipedia. At the time , Google staffers wrote an open letter to company CEO Sundar Pichai , which read in part, "We can not outsource the moral responsibility of our technologies to third parties".

by | August 03, 2018 | 18:47

The Japanese electronics and entertainment giant said group net profit for the quarter to June 30 almost tripled from a year earlier to a record 226.45 billion yen ($2 billion), helped by a special profit from the sale of shares in Swedish streaming giant Spotify Technology S.A.

by | August 02, 2018 | 22:30

The handset further comes with a Turbo button at the bottom right edge that is said to take the loads off the CPU to let the phone run smoothly. The telephone is reputed to include EMUI over Android 8.1 Oreo and be controlled by the organization's confided in leader HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC.

by | August 02, 2018 | 18:48

For desktops and laptops , switching on the dark theme is similar to that on Android . The mobile dark theme is just like its web version, it uses black and dark shades of gray for the app's background. But now most applications are coming with Night Modes which are activated as soon as the darkness falls. But what we are getting isn't bad either. We've seen Apple include a dark mode into the latest macOS Mojave build that darkens all the elements on a screen to offer a ...

by | July 31, 2018 | 22:43

The new feature was rolled out to all iPhone and Android users on Monday. The messaging platform isn't done for the year though, because it's gaining two tiny ... Facebook Messenger supports group video calls of up to 50 , while Snapchat supports 16 participants . How to use WhatsApp group call? Its video calls, like other messages sent within the app, are end-to-end encrypted by default, for one thing.

by | July 29, 2018 | 16:39

He added that the company tried to "mislead the public" by saying it had provided new service to 12,467 addresses in New York City, when in fact those households already had service. It claimed the commission's charges were "politically motivated" and tied to the upcoming election season. The PSC has fined Spectrum Cable's parent company for repeatedly missing its broadband and network expansion targets, a condition of its merger with Time Warner Cable .

by | July 27, 2018 | 21:13

While the Galaxy Note 9 will have a "boring" design since it'll look just like the Note 8, the Pixel 3 XL will bring over a new design. The spec-sheet also includes 64GB storage, a pair of 13- and 8MP cameras for the back and front respectivle, and a huge 7,300 mAh battery.

by | July 27, 2018 | 20:10

At least two firefighters have died fighting a fast-growing wildfire that sent residents fleeing from the northern Californian city of Redding, where homes and businesses burned and power was cut on Friday, fire officials said. The closure was heartbreaking for travelers, many of whom mapped out their trips months in advance to hike and climb amid the spectacular views of cascading waterfalls and sheer rock faces.

by | July 27, 2018 | 01:16

We've got a birthday party planned for #Fortnite1st and you're invited! The event will entail a bonus set of three challenges that upon completion will reward the player with " Birthday Cake Back Bling ". Playground will now come with some new options that let you select teams, enabling practice sessions or impromptu events with other players. Thankfully, each of the challenges are fairly easy, though one of them will require you to spend a little bit of time running around the map and ...