Sci-tech

by | December 23, 2017 | 11:09

The first commit discovered was a new board called " cheza ". Spotted in the Chromium repository (via XDA-Developers) are various references to "chipset-qc845", with the generic board for that chip codenamed "cheza". However, Google has never fully embraced Qualcomm ARM processors for Chromebooks. Google typically requires Chrome OS laptops to provide at least five years of software updates.

by | December 23, 2017 | 10:57

For years users have accused the company of slowing down older iPhones , but until recently, those claims were without merit. Poole noticed a significant downgrade in performance between iPhones 6 and 7 running iOS 10 and 11. The feature has since been extended to the iPhone 7 with iOS 11.2 and will be coming to other products in the future. For those who hope to save money in replacing a battery, a standalone iPhone battery can cost as little as $45, according to Kyle Wiens, ...

by | December 23, 2017 | 09:42

The recall impacts only trucks with shifters mounted on the steering column, not trucks that have rotary-dial or floor-mounted shifters. The recall covers about 1.5 million pickups in the US and more than 300,000 elsewhere. The company said the issue was caused by high temperatures inside the vehicle, which could cause the electrical problem that led to the vehicle moving out of park.

by | December 23, 2017 | 08:50

Tech experts say now that we know this, you could speed up your old phone just by replacing the battery, which is much cheaper than buying a brand new phone. Battery capacity is generally expected to decrease with age but the iPhone's performance should stay the same. By testing an iPhone 5S for GPU over the past 18 months, researchers found that performance remained consistent, even after iOS was upgraded.

by | December 23, 2017 | 08:06

Experienced German global striker Mario Gomez is to move to Stuttgart from Wolfsburg, rejoining the team he left eight years ago. Gomez, who scored 16 goals from 33 Bundesliga appearances for Wolfsburg last season, has been struggling for form in this campaign and has found the back of the net just once in the league.

by | December 23, 2017 | 07:18

We've now extended that feature to iPhone 7 with iOS 11.2, and plan to add support for other products in the future. Explaining how Apple's approach could feed suspicions of "planned obsolescence", John Poole, founder of Geekbench parent Primate Labs, writes, "users may believe that the slow down is due to [central processing unit] performance, instead of battery performance".

by | December 23, 2017 | 06:13

Right now, if Facebook's regular users upload videos that contain Universal's music , the videos will get taken down. Universal will license its music recordings and videos around the world for use on Facebook as well as on Instagram and the virtual reality site Oculus , which are both owned by Mark Zuckerberg's company.

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:16

The tool is also limited to pages associated with the Internet Research Agency (IRA) and doesn't include other fake news purveyors. Get tech news in your inbox weekday mornings. 'But none of that matters if our services are used in ways that don't bring people closer together. Facebook told Congress that the apparent political meddling included use of its image-sharing application Instagram.

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:07

Bridge Crew, "four players to work together to pilot a Federation starship through risky missions". Originally, it was only in VR, in attempts to get people onboard with the new technology. The developers hope that adding this functionality to the game will expose Star Trek: Bridge Crew to a whole new audience of players. Since VR headsets still cost a pretty penny and require considerable hardware to run, the latest patch allows more players access.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:59

It was an awesome year for games, but one title dominated the conversation for nearly the entirety of 2017 - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild . Too wet to start a fire and pass the time automatically, you have no choice but to reflect on the world around you. It seems like every week we read about some awesome new makeshift vehicle or weapon that the community had concocted, forging their own stories in the process.

by | December 22, 2017 | 23:35

These are the users complaining that their iPhone runs slow after an update to the iOS 11.2. Benchmarking firm Geekbench chose to look into the claims, eventually finding very strong evidence iOS 10.2.1 did indeed throttle performance on older iPhones, now including the 6, 6s, and 7.

by | December 22, 2017 | 22:56

One of the lawsuits was filed in Los Angeles by Stefan Bogdanovich and Daktoa Speas , each of whom own an iPhone 7. A statement from the companies clarifies that it started doing this past year with the iPhone 6 line to prevent unexpected shutdowns.

by | December 22, 2017 | 21:50

Nevertheless, angry users in Illinois, Ohio, North Carolina, and in have filed a lawsuit in Illinois on Thursday, according to The Chicago Sun-Times; and a second lawsuit was filed that same day in Los Angeles by Stefan Bogdanovich . "Lithium-ion batteries become less capable of supplying peak current demands when in cold conditions, have a low battery charge or as they age over time, which can result in the device unexpectedly shutting down to protect its electronic components".

by | December 22, 2017 | 18:28

Exchange Cap Mngmt holds 200 shares. Nbt Bank N A who had been investing in Celgene Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $83.66B market cap company. Dowling And Yahnke Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 27,357 shares. Pathstone Family Office Ltd reported 235 shares. (NYSE:LPI). Fil Limited holds 104,600 shares.

by | December 22, 2017 | 18:02

All these recharge packs, according to Jio , offer unlimited data and voice calling for the respective validity period. Vodafone , too, has similar packs like Airtel and Reliance Jio . This plan enables users to utilize up to 4GB data over a span of 28 days. Among these, the Rs 399 plan allows 1GB data per day over 70 days , to effectively give 70GB data for the plan duration.

by | December 22, 2017 | 17:32

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by | December 22, 2017 | 16:44

HMAS AE1 was the first of two E class submarines gifted to the Royal Australian Navy, which was then just a fledgling organization. The vessel was found in the Navy's 13th search mission and was discovered off the coast of the Duke of York Islands in Papua New Guinea this week, the Navy said.

by | December 22, 2017 | 15:28

One of Instagram's latest features lets you share your live videos directly with your friends. Not just that, but the new feature also facilitates sending of live videos that you are watching to a friend or a group. They can only be viewed if you're live and that's it. But if and when Instagram does spin off Direct into its own app , this feature might go along with it.

by | December 22, 2017 | 13:55

It was reported on Dec, 21 by Barchart.com. The rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, November 16 with "Neutral". Its down 0.07, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 2.40 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range).

by | December 22, 2017 | 13:34

Whoa, Amazon published an official Prime Video app for Android TV yesterday to Google Play and I'm kind of speechless about it. "We relentlessly focus on security and performance to ensure everyone has a positive experience discovering and installing apps and games they love".

by | December 22, 2017 | 11:09

The first generation AirPods featured Apple's W1 chip, which could be upgraded to a W2 chip next year. This means it works with Apple's upcoming "AirPower" wireless charging mat. Since we don't have any details about the new AirPods' design, we cannot assume the overall hardware configuration of it. Kuo said Apple's three 2018 iPhones will also offer larger batteries thanks to what he expects to be the adoption of new L-shaped battery packs, which will allow Apple to fit larger batteries ...

by | December 22, 2017 | 09:07

The all-screen design is really what makes this device remarkable. The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) will possibly arrive with a 5-inch Super AMOLED display that will also be supporting HD resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, which is rather modest.

by | December 22, 2017 | 07:02

The firm had revenue of $604.57 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $602.16 million. Profitability metrics can also be compared, like the Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) Gross Margin for CY, which is 39.36% compared to the industry's 53.77%.

by | December 22, 2017 | 04:18

Simultaneously, voting for the second annual Steam Awards has opened and will run for the length of the sale period. It's the most wonderful time of the year for PC gamers. The first award is "Choices Matter", which rounds up games like The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt , Divinity: Original Sin 2 , Life is Strange: Before the Storm , Dishonored 2 , and The Walking Dead: A New Frontier for players to cast their ballots on.

by | December 22, 2017 | 03:06

For the premium iPhone X (pictured above) this year, the first iPhone to feature an OLED display , Samsung Display reportedly supplied 50 million flexible OLED panels . Improved yield rates at Samsung's A3 panel production lines are being cited as the main reason behind the display maker's decision to increase supplies to Apple next year.