Sci-tech

by | October 06, 2017 | 08:34

Google have announced the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL smartphones along with a new wearable camera that captures spontaneous video moments called Clips . While the Pixel 2 achieved the best overall score, DxOMark said Apple's dual-camera system on the iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X achieve better depth of field in portrait shots.

by | October 06, 2017 | 08:30

Facebook user Tesla Navier said if left unchecked, the government may levy the tax on other online services as well. Details of the meeting were sketchy, but sources said addressing concerns related to GST are top priority for the government.

by | October 06, 2017 | 08:24

That doesn't mean that Google's speaker is listening to you at all times-it is supposed to start listening if a particular trigger word is said and then only for a few seconds to process the command. Although it's got rounded corners, the speaker is much more rectangular in appearance, and includes the option to be mounted vertically as well as horizontally.

by | October 06, 2017 | 08:20

Pre-orders start in the USA today. The South Korean electronics giant unveiled its Samsung HMD Odyssey at a Microsoft event in San Francisco recently. Moreover, the display has a hinge that allows you lift the headset up easily while working. Dell's white colored headset features the same hinge on the display, but the front is designed in such a way that resembles human eyes.

by | October 06, 2017 | 06:22

This didn't stop Egyptian business leaders agreeing to buy more North Korean arms on behalf of the country's military, although great efforts were made to keep the transaction hidden from the USA and UN. However, there was one twist to the tale which didn't become apparent until weeks later - the grenades were destined for Egypt. Officials said that Cairo initially tried to deny all knowledge regarding the illicit haul before investigations linked the weapons to the Egyptian regime.

by | October 06, 2017 | 02:52

But when it comes to bread and butter, the Pixel 2 does well to some extremes. They had to take it back, however, as the Pixel 2 trounced the iPhone and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 . The Pixel 2 XL looks at par with two of the most exciting smartphones in the market right now. On the other side, the Pixel 2 dumps the headphone jack in favor of the new wireless codecs for audio that come with Android 8.0 Oreo, and it has dual front speakers for stereo audio.

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:34

The voice-controlled device works with Google Assistant , accesses your Gmail and Google Calendar, and can be set up to control the temperature. In early October Google announced a slew of new products, including the new Google Home Max .

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:28

The new model costs slightly higher than its predecessor with the base LXi trim now priced at Rs 4.15 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Presenting the all-new CELERIO to customers, Mr. Being a mid-life update, the new Celerio gets the customary nips and tucks on the outside and a few tweaks inside the cabin for a fresher look. Visually, the auto looks a lot more stylish thanks to the new crossover-style body kit and black treatment.

by | October 05, 2017 | 23:00

The company is offering eligible customers an introductory discount of 30% and one year of Prime membership. You may be forgiven for missing it amongst the Pixel noise but overnight Sonos announced their very own high end smart speaker , the Sonos One .

by | October 05, 2017 | 22:36

A cab driver who picked the woman up from the scene told reporters she showed him the damaged phone after escaping the deadliest gun attack in USA modern history, which left 59 people killed and 527 wounded. This story originally ran in the New York Post . A crowd of some 22,000 people at the country music festival were left vulnerable to gunfire coming from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino where Paddock was hiding.

by | October 05, 2017 | 22:15

A study published Thursday from AAA found vehicles with "infotainment" technologies like touch screens and voice command are increasing the distraction level for drivers and could lead to a higher risk of distracted driving crashes. Toyota had three vehicles coming in with "low" rankings, including the Camry SE, Corolla SE and the Toyota Sienna XLE. Further, the organization asks the automakers to deactivate the program navigation system for sending texts while driving.

by | October 05, 2017 | 20:37

Fans knew it and made their voices heard. Forza Motorsport 7 features the Forza Racing Championship esports league, enhanced spectating modes, and fantastic split-screen play. Work on this change has already begun, with a release planned to arrive soon. I never felt the need to buy them, simply because there were many ways to earn credits by playing.

by | October 05, 2017 | 19:09

While some like Alexa and Cortana have obvious fixed genders attached to them, others don't. Amazon also has a kid-friendly account for the echo line. When will you be able to give Spotify voice controls a try? By subscribing to the Nest Aware subscription, you will also be able to take advantage from the facial recognition feature.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:13

The Basic $7.99 per month plan will remain the same. The "premium" plan with four simultaneous streams and UHD/4K quality will go from $12 to $14. Netflix did not immediately respond to a Fortune request for comment on the price hike. Netflix last raised prices in October 2015, when the two-stream plan increase from $7.99 to $9.99, and it began rolling out the new pricing level to all subs starting in May 2016 .

by | October 05, 2017 | 17:59

Mr President, distinguished colleagues, instead of the IGP to address the issues I raised in my capacity as the Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, he was busy attacking me. He continued, "He will give them deputy commissioner of police he won't spend three months or six months he will just give them acting commissioners of police".

by | October 05, 2017 | 17:43

The company had already turned over the ads to the special counsel Robert Mueller. But over the past year or so, it became clear that the ads were aimed at specific regions of the country to sway public opinion . Although Facebook appears to have done nothing wrong, the scandal could undervalue ads placed on the social media site if advertisers consider the site to be less credible given the association with fake news.

by | October 05, 2017 | 17:14

These improvements are now allowing atomic structure determinations of many protein and other macromolecular assemblies that were previously very hard or impossible to obtain. "I was pretty overwhelmed, it's wonderful news, " Frank said. "There are so many other discoveries every day, I was in a way speechless", said Frank, a biochemistry professor at Columbia University in NY.

by | October 05, 2017 | 16:22

Phone call integration for the Home was actually announced on Google I/O 2017 all the way back to May, however, it finally rolled out months later without support for actually using your phone number: you could only use either your Google Voice or your Project Fi numbers, severely limiting your options if you were outside of the United States.

by | October 05, 2017 | 16:05

Mozilla hasn't clarified the reason for the extension, but has confirmed that such users of Firefox will receive security updates till June 2018. Therefore, XP and Vista users resorted to third-party browsers, like Firefox, which is probably why Mozilla has continued its support this long.

by | October 05, 2017 | 14:34

The rear of the Honor 9i has a 16 MP + 2 MP lens while a 13 MP + 2 MP duo sit at the front. It also comes with many other modes and features. like amusing cosplay and gesture activated selfies. The onboard storage is limited to 64GB which can be extended further up to a maximum of 256GB via microSD card slot. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, VoLTE for calls, dual-band Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, Global Positioning System (with A-GPS and GLONASS), USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone ...

by | October 05, 2017 | 09:27

Hand of Fate 2 will officially land as an Xbox One X launch title on November 7. Hand of Fate 2 once again challenges players to overcome trials built from collectible cards, handed out by the Dealer. "We're excited to finally lock in a release date for Hand of Fate 2 ", said Morgan Jaffit, Director, Defiant Development (via press release). Hand of Fate 2 is played partly at a desk as a mysterious man places cards before you and you navigate forward with dice rolls and conversation ...

by | October 05, 2017 | 09:15

His look as Sultan Alauddin Khilji found space in the social media much before its scheduled date. The veteran actor who will be seen playing a daunting old monarch mistakenly leaked his look in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama, followed which he rushed to delete the picture from his Facebook account.

by | October 05, 2017 | 03:38

A new copy of Horizon Zero Dawn still retails for at least $45.99 at most locations, the Digital Deluxe edition is $59.99 and the Frozen Wilds will cost $19.99. This essentially makes the Complete Edition the superior version of the game, as Horizon Zero Dawn's base release now runs for $49.99 among various retailers .

by | October 05, 2017 | 01:16

BBC News reported that the couple were officially married at the Cardiff Register Office at City Hall in Cardiff, Wales on September 16. Charlotte and Jonny married in a secret ceremony. "Jonathan has been a great influence on Charlotte , she has calmed down a lot since she met him". " Charlotte and Johnny are very sad to announce that they lost their baby", the statement they released read.

by | October 05, 2017 | 01:01

Officers arrived in the area and met with the victim, who was on a relative's property when a subject requested a ride and subsequently produced a handgun and demanded his vehicle. Sauk Valley Media reports Lee County Sheriff John Simonton said Tuesday authorities believe 46-year-old Lowell Maxwell Ambler of Mendota may be armed with a semi-automatic weapon and consider him risky.