Sci-tech

by | December 30, 2017 | 15:44

Likely benefiting from the huge release of Super Mario Odyssey , Nintendo moved nearly twice as many Switch consoles in October than the month prior, and the number has only grown from there. The Nintendo Switch , launched in March, had an incredible 2017. Nintendo Switch has just reached a new milestone, at least for the Japanese gaming market: in just nine months it has sold over 3.3 million consoles, effectively managing to exceed the total sales that Wii U has collected in 5 ...

by | December 30, 2017 | 08:40

Today's Google Doodle shows Kuvempu sitting on a rock surrounded by nature, while he is engrossed in writing. Born on December 29, 1904, in Karnataka to a Vokkaliga Kannada family Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa was popularly known by the nickname Kuvempu and he is said to be one of the greatest Kannada Poet of the 20th century .

by | December 30, 2017 | 06:23

Multitasking, especially in parallel, is the cornerstone of a desktop OS. Chromebooks have been able to run Android apps for a while now, but there are still some limitations in how it works on Chrome OS. One such problem is what happens when you try to run apps in the background. Luckily for Chromebook users, Google has been working on that. So when you're in mid-backflip in Alto's Adventure and you accidentally tap that capacitive home button on your HTC U11 (dammit!), you return to ...

by | December 29, 2017 | 20:42

Still, Kodi developers are "working on getting it up to the regular standard" and are hopeful about this release . With the new Xbox One release, Kodi has come full circle. This project originally started all the way back on the OG Xbox with the goal of developing a media center for it. No access to the Blu-ray drive to start the disc or even an attached storage drive.

by | December 29, 2017 | 19:53

Other new features that arrived with the v2.17.336 and v2.17.342 betas for Windows Phone include a new UI design for calls, similar to the Android interface, one that's disabled by default . About 70% of smartphones sold at the time had operating systems offered by BlackBerry and Nokia , the company explained. "As we look ahead to our next seven years, we want to focus our efforts on the mobile platforms the vast majority of people use", the company said in a post.

by | December 29, 2017 | 19:49

Xiaomi will roll out the MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 7.12.28 update this week. The Mi 7, unlike the iPhone X , is said to also feature a regular fingerprint sensor, as the company believes the physical sensor provides a level of convenience facial recognition can not match.

by | December 29, 2017 | 15:44

Trees may also be taken to one of 13 free drop-off locations around the county, including the Sonoma Transfer Station at 4376 Stage Gulch Rd., until January 15. It is requested you leave a donation of $10 per tree under your doormat when you place the tree for pickup. Kinsley said it makes it easier for the contractor to chop up the trees to create free mulch for community members for their gardens.

by | December 29, 2017 | 15:36

Moto G5s Plus was launched in India in August at Rs 15,999. The smartphone features strength and beauty with the all-metal unibody design and the Dual 13 MP + 13 MP rear cameras allows consumers to capture professional looking photos. Moto G5s Plus is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, and comes in 4GB RAM + 64GB storage option. But the USP which is the dual-rear camera is far from flawless.

by | December 29, 2017 | 15:09

We've said it before and we'll say it again - Android tablets are in a really awkward place right now. Visiting the URL for the Pixel C now leads to the Pixelbook , yet another clear indication that the company is intent on convincing users to purchase its powerful 2-in-1 device now that the tablet is gone.

by | December 29, 2017 | 12:19

The dark feature could be a crater or a depression that does not reflect the light emitted by Arecibo's radar instrument, Patrick Taylor, a scientist at the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) and group leader for Planetary Radar at Arecibo Observatory, said in the statement.

by | December 29, 2017 | 11:20

A 4G model of the 3310 was leaked today by VTECH , which has proven time and again to be a credible source for Nokia rumors. The first version connected to a very limited number of bands, but the 3G version offered much better connectivity.

by | December 29, 2017 | 11:06

Samsung had serious battery issues in the Galaxy Note 7 when several phones exploded. When it comes to specs, the phones will be powered by Qualcomm and Samsung's newest chips, the Snapdragon 845 and Exynos 9810 chips that were just unveiled.

by | December 29, 2017 | 10:51

This fits in the Summer 2018 release window for Rockstar Games. Let us know in the comments section if you are as excited for Red Dead Redemption as we are! Red Dead Redemption 2 has been one of the most anticipated upcoming games since it was announced at the end of 2016.

by | December 29, 2017 | 08:19

The update is 86 MB in size, and, as always, is rolled out incrementally over the air to a small percentage of users. The update focuses majorly on two things, camera and system improvements. Up until now, when trying to unlocking the OnePlus 5T using Face Unlock in low-light situations, it failed in most situations, but when the screen brightness is set to maximum level, it easily unlocks the device.

by | December 29, 2017 | 06:14

Pretty much on the expected lines of development, the selectors have opted to go with a few changes in the squad . With two whitewashes in two formats , the Windies would be hoping for a turn in fortunes when the action moves to their favorite format of the game.

by | December 29, 2017 | 05:47

Amazon tried to circumvent these efforts to no avail, with Google taking down the latest implementation in early December, while also announcing that YouTube would be removed from the Fire TV line of sticks and pucks . There is a bit of good news, however, as AFTVNews reports that you can side-load the YouTube app on your Fire TV and bypass whichever warning message you receive.

by | December 29, 2017 | 05:32

Snapchat still opens to the camera, but swiping left reveals a new "Friends" page, where users see Stories from the friends they talk to the most. The new feature will allow the users to share stories beyond the Snapchat app with the expectation to increase the firm's presence beyond the main mobile app which faces stiff competition from Facebook and Instagram .

by | December 29, 2017 | 03:48

The first PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds update since the game's official PC launch on December 20 is now live with more bug fixes and an apology from the developer over game performance. Kim has also suggested that the game being more "watchable" than other competitive titles like "Call of Duty" and other first-person shooters (FPS) makes it more compelling for viewers since it also makes them want to be part of the action.

by | December 29, 2017 | 01:25

The brothers in charge of the Italian Jobs jeanswear company, Vincenzo and Giacomo Barbato, noticed the name was not trademarked by the tech giant, so they started their company with the founder's name in 2012. It means that if there are companies or individuals with whom it is possible to carry out important projects we will support them with all the pleasure, to put our brand next to their project.

by | December 28, 2017 | 23:28

Based on a recent bid, the stock is trading -16.16% away from its 52-week high and 61.24% away from its 52 week low. About 46,570 shares traded. Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ:SCHL) has risen 15.83% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending.

by | December 28, 2017 | 23:20

Apple suppliers such as Broadcom and Skyworks Solutions also fell. As a company has 97.43M shares outstanding and its current share price is $124.68, the market cap is $12.15B. Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of XPO Logistics by 37.7% during the 3rd quarter. Reliant Ltd Liability Company stated it has 47,635 shares.

by | December 28, 2017 | 23:19

Despite curiosity from his Twitter followers, Noshiro didn't explain how the trick actually worked. He is the CEO of the company ViRD which creates games based on AR and VR. The effect shows the potential of sensor-laden phones like the iPhone X - which are bound to become more common with Face ID-like security - and how ARkit can work with other developer platforms like Unity.

by | December 28, 2017 | 22:51

According to a French report published today, "A French activist group has launched a criminal lawsuit against Apple over its policy of slowing down older iPhones in a case that could see the tech giant's executives jailed and cost it five percent of its income if convicted of the crime of "planned obsolescence".

by | December 28, 2017 | 21:34

Al Kossow , a software curator for the Computer History Museum , announced that the source code for Apple's first operating system with a graphical user interface has been recovered and is now with Apple for review. Technophiles at the time know Lisa was far from a success. After three years since it rolled out, it was scrapped, managing to sell only roughly 10,000 units.

by | December 28, 2017 | 19:47

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23, a quick ratio of 2.05 and a current ratio of 2.05. CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) has declined 24.40% since December 28, 2016 and is downtrending. As per Tuesday, November 7, the company rating was downgraded by Janney Capital. Wunderlich maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, June 21 report.