Sci-tech

by | December 14, 2017 | 09:54

While I only got to check out the cooperative multiplayer portion of Metal Gear Survive , there is a fully fledged single-player component. After getting pulled through a wormhole, players will not only have to hunt for food, water and other resources, but also have to fight off risky threats - such as zombies.

by | December 14, 2017 | 09:06

The bug in iOS 11 was giving unauthorised access to the Home app, and according to Apple's Security update page, it could allow a "remote attacker" to unexpectedly alter the application state. Apple has now reportedly fixed the issue with iOS 11.2.1, although the fix has not been mentioned it explicitly in its update log. It is advisable to use a Wi-Fi connection to download the over-the-air update.

by | December 14, 2017 | 04:49

The 2015 rules barred broadband providers from blocking or slowing down access to content or charging consumers more for certain content. The rules allowed service providers to be regulated, preventing those companies from blocking or throttling access based on the site a paying subscriber visits and furthermore preventing providers from charging more for access to any given site.

by | December 14, 2017 | 04:14

Ubisoft has just announced that it will launch, on December 14th, a free Predator special event. This is far from the first time that Predator has been featured in video games, with the most recent being as a DLC character in NetherRealm's Mortal Kombat X.

by | December 14, 2017 | 03:13

Paramount Pictures has debuted an action-packed new trailer for Annihilation , an upcoming sci-fi film from the writer and director of 2015's Ex Machina , Alex Garland . The "things aren't what they seem" unease is there in the trailer. According to reports , producer disagreements - including a behind-the-scenes tug-of-war on how the movie should have ended - led to a stalemate that ultimately pushed the film's studio, Paramount, to cut the unconventional distribution deal with Netflix ...

by | December 14, 2017 | 01:00

Synaptics Clear ID In-display fingerprint technology allows users to securely unlock the device in situations including while it's sitting on the table, at any angle, or while in a auto mount. However, chances are that Synaptics is referring to an Android manufacturer this time. Clear ID is expected to be the same familiar fingerprint scanner , however it no longer takes up a spot on the almost invisible bezel trend of 2018, a shift we've seen in every new phone ( with a few exceptions ...

by | December 13, 2017 | 23:12

A company spokesperson is refuting the allegations by saying, "We have experienced negative stories about Tidal since its inception, and we have done nothing but grow the business each year". The company's financial problems are no doubt disturbing to Sprint after the cell service provider invested $200 million at the beginning of the year.

by | December 13, 2017 | 21:32

Android 6.0, on the other hand, is the most used version of Android right now, powering almost 30% of all Android devices as of December 2017. If you have a bunch of smart home gadgets and want a quick way to pair them together, simply ask Google Assistant .

by | December 13, 2017 | 18:38

The design process at Apple balances creating ground-breaking technology against the manufacturing challenge of finding suppliers who can provide the number of components needed to put new features inside millions of handsets. The lasers will also be used for 3D sensors in AirPods, Apple's wireless headphones. Apple said the technology is "better performing, more compact and cost-efficient" that standard edge-emitting lasers.

by | December 13, 2017 | 18:15

According to the decision taken by FIFA's Disciplinary Committee, Nigeria will forfeit three points and three goals to Algeria in addition to a fine of CHF 6,000 (N2,175,660). "However, this is a grave error and somebody must be punished". Pinnick said: "I want to assure that persons responsible for this slip would not be given just a slap on the wrist".

by | December 13, 2017 | 13:07

Android users were able to pre-register their apps before their official release. The new pre-order feature can potentially be used by game developers to leverage on their popularity (or rather hype) and score some early downloads . Reports suggest the app was available on Apple store after cropping up just a week ago. "Get the app and enjoy Amazon Originals, along with popular moves and TV shows".

by | December 13, 2017 | 12:53

Wellcome Trust Ltd who had been investing in Schlumberger Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $89.43 billion market cap company. Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 0, a price to book ratio of 0.63, and a price to sales ratio of 1.77.

by | December 13, 2017 | 12:52

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX ) has risen 6.68% since December 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.02% the S&P500. Finally, FTB Advisors Inc. Chevron Corporation (CVX ) now has 1.9 million shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $227.74B. Also, Vice Chairman Michael K.

by | December 13, 2017 | 12:27

Some G models will also sport classic gauges for the speedometer and tachometer, with a smaller screen in between, and a singular 12.3-inch display on the center stack. On the infotainment front, a seven-speaker audio system is standard. The rear seat can also be folded down to 60, 40 or 100 percent and there's also heating for the front and rear seats.

by | December 13, 2017 | 12:03

Going by the price and specification , the smartphone will compete against the Samsung Galaxy S8 , HTC U11 and the LG G6. As seen on the LG G6, the FullVision display on the LG V30 + also comes rounded corners. The smartphone comes in two colors viz. The smartphone also comes with IP68 rating which means that it can withstand both water and dust. For the selfie lovers, the company has incorporated a 5MP front shooter with f/2.2 aperture.

by | December 13, 2017 | 11:56

The tribunal had earlier dismissed all 18-count allegations against Saraki and acquitted him of the charges. Dissatisfied, the federal government headed to the court and filed an appeal against Umar's ruling. Danladi Umar, chairman of the tribunal, had held that with its four witnesses and 48 documentary exhibits tendered, the prosecution failed to establish a strong case against Saraki.

by | December 13, 2017 | 09:53

These inputs included a growing difference between net income and cash flow from operations, increasing receivable days, growing day's sales of inventory, increasing other current assets, decrease in depreciation relative to gross property plant and equipment, and high total asset growth.

by | December 13, 2017 | 09:18

Of course, this could be the Galaxy S9 or it could be a completely different high-end device from Samsung . Some companies, like HTC, still put them below the screen whereas a few others like Google and OnePlus have started putting them on the rear cover.

by | December 13, 2017 | 09:07

While Facebook is better known as being the owner of Oculus, the makers of the Rift virtual reality headset, Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg sees augmented reality is playing an increasing role in the social networking giant's future, saying in April that AR as the company's "next big bet".

by | December 13, 2017 | 07:21

Dontnod Entertainment's teen angst simulator Life is unusual is heading to iOS on December 14, Square Enix has announced. Life is odd garnered a huge following on release and received plaudits for its interesting, paradoxical tale, arresting characters and its handling of hard and upsetting themes.

by | December 13, 2017 | 05:20

Talking about standards, it is not the one that the smartphone industry has been accustomed to for a couple of years. The pricing of the Xiaomi Mi 7 is expected to be around CNY 2,699 (around Rs. The phone will feature a 5.8 inches full-screen display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Going by the previous speculations, the Mi 7 is believed to arrive with a 5.65-inch display while the Plus variant is expected to adorn a larger 6.01-inch display.

by | December 13, 2017 | 04:31

The physical release will provide players with a physical map and the Atlantean Sword for in-game use. The collector's edition will feature three soundtracks from Conan Exiles , Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer , and Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures.

by | December 13, 2017 | 04:09

The reports shows that new technology provides children in the United Kingdom with the opportunity to experience gambling behaviours via products such as free-to-play casino games, social media or within some computer games. The report goes on to chart just how many children are aware of and using skin-betting sites. In four years, he lost more than £2,000 ($2,672). I've used skin betting websites before, particularly with CS: GO .

by | December 13, 2017 | 03:21

Apple is including a black Lightning cable along with its new iMac Pro . Starting at $4,999, it comes with an 8-, 10-, or 18-core Intel Xeon processor, along with up to 128GB of 2666MHz DDR4 ECC memory. All of those screens connect using the four Thunderbolt 3-enabled USB-C ports on the back of the machine. This device obviously isn't meant for everyone, even if you consider yourself to be a professional user who requires a lot of power.

by | December 13, 2017 | 03:18

That description does sort of provide a picture of what users are doing. Users will be able to tap a button while writing their tweet and link a second tweet to it and so forth. In order to create a tweet thread , you press the small + button at the bottom right of the tweet composer. As explained on the Twitter Blog today, creating a thread is a pretty simple process.