Sci-tech


Mobile Revvl now official with 5.5-inch HD display Mobile Revvl now official with 5.5-inch HD display
- August 09, 2017

We are not sure why someone would want to switch between budget phones every 30 days, but at least the option is now there. T-Mobile's REVVL T1 is still set to launch on August 10, and while it may not be the most powerful phone of 2017, it does look like it'll be packing a very impressive punch for such a small price tag. (more...)
Two Out Of Four Newly Discovered Planets Are Inhabitable Two Out Of Four Newly Discovered Planets Are Inhabitable
- August 09, 2017

This could translate to the existence of liquid water on their surfaces. Two of those planets, tau Ceti g and h, are newly described, whereas tau Ceti e and f are the same ones described previously, but now with lower mass estimates (a minimum mass of 3.9 Earths for each). (more...)
PlayStation 4 System Software 5.00 Details Leak PlayStation 4 System Software 5.00 Details Leak
- August 09, 2017

Moving forward, users will be able to follow any other account, as opposed to being limited to official accounts. Next is the changes to following user accounts, which is now limited to only official or developer accounts. Anything you or a followed user shares thus gets broadcasted to followers. Uploads and downloads status can also be checked here. The update is also going to include several minor changes such as support for additional languages and more. (more...)
Essential Phone release details in a week promised amid $300m raise Essential Phone release details in a week promised amid $300m raise
- August 09, 2017

Well, today, the company gave us a better idea of precisely whom these investors are as well as a closer look at its plan of action for the USA market. He further added that, we guys will get official release date by Next week. A few weeks ago, Essential said that the Essential Phone would be released in a few weeks. (more...)
Global PIN Diode Market Estimates and Forecasts XX Million USD in 2017 Global PIN Diode Market Estimates and Forecasts XX Million USD in 2017
- August 09, 2017

About Us :Key Market Insights is a stand-alone organization with a solid history of advancing and exchanging market research reports and logical surveys delivered by our numerous transnational accomplices, which incorporate both huge multinationals and littler, more expert concerns. (more...)
Intel's Mobileye planning 100 test self-driving vehicles Intel's Mobileye planning 100 test self-driving vehicles
- August 09, 2017

Intel also wants to use the fleet as a way to interact with regulators and validate the safety of autonomous vehicles. He added that the company's vision is to bring autonomous driving anywhere in the world, and will accomplish the feat by testing in various geographical regions. (more...)
Buyer Beware! Fake Solar Eclipse Glasses Hit The Market
- August 09, 2017

Viewers will be able to watch the event on a computer, smartphone or VR device, according to CNN's website . When looking directly at the sun, the American Astronomical Society recommends eclipse glasses and handheld solar viewers that have been verified by an accredited testing laboratory to meet the ISO 12312-2 global safety standard for such products. (more...)
Events planned for Great American Eclipse
- August 09, 2017

To see a total eclipse, where the moon fully covers the sun for a short few minutes, you must be in the path of totality . The eclipse will end at 2:43 pm. Some rays of sunlight can pass between the leaves, each such path acts as its own pinhole camera. Since the sun is about 400 times larger and farther than the moon, the two heavenly bodies could align perfectly at any time - except, they don't because it's not that simple. (more...)
Solar eclipse will impact thousands of solar arrays around US Solar eclipse will impact thousands of solar arrays around US
- August 09, 2017

The organization also has a list of retailers that stock glasses made by verified manufacturers at some (but not all) of their locations. Then on August 21, the eclipse itself can be viewed at the Science Center. Hennessy says "it's never okay to look at the sun's rays, even if the moon is blocking part of the sun". The view of the eclipse will depend on the weather. (more...)
Patrick Bach Joins Ubisoft Stockholm to Work on Massive's Avatar Patrick Bach Joins Ubisoft Stockholm to Work on Massive's Avatar
- August 09, 2017

And yes, Ubisoft is recruiting as of today, with the goal of growing the studio to 100 in the span of two years. Bach's team will be working together with The Division developer Massive Entertainment in Malmö on its new Avatar game , tying in with the next movie in the series directed by James Cameron. (more...)
China: the security staff discovered two human arms in this man's luggage China: the security staff discovered two human arms in this man's luggage
- August 09, 2017

He was immediately detained by the officials as they suspected he might be involved in a murder. The man later explained that his older brother had been electrocuted and had to have his arms amputated. However, many online readers are bewildered by the story, given that medical personnel are required to secure permits for the transportation of human body parts in China. (more...)
Biggest ever dinosaur discovered Biggest ever dinosaur discovered
- August 09, 2017

Researchers led by Dr Jose Carballido, from the Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio in Argentina, wrote in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B: 'Here we describe a new giant titanosaur, which not only represents the largest sauropod described so far but also one of the most complete titanosaur taxa recovered to date. (more...)
Lifestage, the Facebook App You Didn't Know Existed, Has Met Its End Lifestage, the Facebook App You Didn't Know Existed, Has Met Its End
- August 09, 2017

Created by 20-year-old Facebook employee Michael Sayman, Lifestage was meant to help teens find and connect with other classmates who went to their school. Now Facebook has an effective competitor under its belt-and one that has amassed a slightly larger following than Lifestage. There was no News Feed in the app where you could browse just Group posts without Page updates and status updates from friends mixed in; there was no universal search across your Groups; and there was no way to ... (more...)
Perseid Meteor Shower happening this weekend Perseid Meteor Shower happening this weekend
- August 09, 2017

The best way to see the Perseids is to go outside between midnight and dawn on the morning of August 12th. "Rates will be about half what they would be normally, because of the bright moonlight", Cooke told Space.com. We have a waning gibbous moon, rising mid-evening and washing out the sky through dawn. If you're looking for a reason to look up at the sky before the Great American Eclipse, then you're in luck because the annual Perseid meteor shower is coming soon. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Battery Capacity Might Be Increased
- August 09, 2017

It is heard that Samsung Electronics is planning to use SLP starting from Galaxy S9 that has its won AP called "Exynos". Considering Samsung's release cycle, the Galaxy Note 9 is expected to launch in the second half of next year. In other words, larger batteries won't come equipped in the Qualcomm Snapdragon version. Industry watchers said the recovery of Samsung's sales is attributable to the market's positive responses on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus . (more...)
USA congresswoman confident Guam protected from North Korea threat USA congresswoman confident Guam protected from North Korea threat
- August 09, 2017

For National Security, the tougher the better!" Turnbull's comments on Wednesday come after North Korea said it is examining its operational plans for attacking Guam to contain USA bases there. North Korea is mulling a possible missile strike on Guam, where strategic United States bombers and countless soldiers are based. If the rhetoric sounded similar to North Korean pronouncements, it was. (more...)
Galaxy S8 helps Samsung Electronics regain market share in Japan
- August 09, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S9 could pack in a bigger battery . The Korean media ETNews claims that this new technology would only be used for the units equipped with the Exynos chipset since the Qualcomm versions will still employ the less-efficient HDI (High-Density Interconnect) technology. (more...)
New Destiny 2 Multiplayer Trailer Puts the Spotlight on the Crucible New Destiny 2 Multiplayer Trailer Puts the Spotlight on the Crucible
- August 09, 2017

Destiny 2's Crucible will have some new modes, namely Survival (essentially Team Deathmatch with limited number of respawns for each team) and Countdown (objective round-based mode where players alternate between attacking and defending). It sounds like there is going to be a lot to do and play with Destiny 2 and that it will be really easy to do with friends. Check out the trailer below and prepare for Destiny 2's release on September 6th. (more...)
Valve Just Announced A New Game Valve Just Announced A New Game
- August 09, 2017

After all, Dota 2 regularly rakes in hundreds of thousands of concurrent players each day, many times more than that of even the immensely popular PlayerUnknown's Batllegrounds . As reported by Polygon , Artifact differs from traditional card games in that it involves three boards. In other words, the cards and content will be themed around the characters and minions that the community is already aware of. (more...)
Swipe to launch 10 smartphones this year Swipe to launch 10 smartphones this year
- August 09, 2017

On ShopClues customers can now get 10 percent instant discount on Kotak Mahindra credit cards and on Standard Chartered debit and credit cards on the purchase of Swipe Elite VR. This phone runs on jaded Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) OS. The imaging department features an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front sensor for selfies. (more...)
Davis RM Inc. Maintains Position in Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)
- August 09, 2017

Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) has a market cap of $3.55 billion and over the last 12 months, MOH has risen by 3.1%. The difference of 52 week low value as well as 52 week high value and the current price of the stock suggests the next move of the shares. (more...)
Prepare for the August 21 solar eclipse Prepare for the August 21 solar eclipse
- August 09, 2017

Actually, there is one, but the shadow the moon is throwing does not hit the Earth - it just goes out into space somewhere. Here in MI we will start to see the moon cross into the sun's path at around 1:01 PM. "The moon orbits the earth every 27.3 days and is in new moon position every 29.5days - but don't get an eclipse with every new moon", she said. While all attention will be on the sun and the moon, many people's surroundings will change during the brief moments of totality. (more...)
First Look at Next Major Xbox System Update First Look at Next Major Xbox System Update
- August 09, 2017

Spotify has touched down on Microsoft's Xbox One , opening up the service to millions of gamers, allowing them to alter the soundtracks of their favourite titles. Under Browse, players will find a Gaming hub that offers pre-curated playlists around certain gaming styles. Presumably, this update will be out in time for the Xbox One X's release later this year. (more...)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) Shares Sold by Telemus Capital LLC Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) Shares Sold by Telemus Capital LLC
- August 09, 2017

Jefferies maintained the shares of MSI in report on Friday, May 26 with "Buy" rating. Finally, Gabelli raised Motorola Solutions from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Monday, May 8th. 69,668 were accumulated by Envestnet Asset Mngmt. Moreover, Proshare Advsrs Ltd Llc has 0.04% invested in Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) for 39,924 shares. (more...)
Spotify comes to Xbox One Spotify comes to Xbox One
- August 09, 2017

Just download the Spotify app from the Xbox Store to start pumping your favorite jams during your next gaming session. It's pretty much the best music streaming service out there, so it's great to see the once PS4 exclusive music app show up on other console platforms. (more...)