Tech

by | December 16, 2017 | 04:52

The vehicle lifted off from the company's test site in West Texas at 11:59 a.m. But the website Parabolic Arc reported via Twitter that the flight was a success, with Blue Origin recovering both the booster and the capsule. After reaching a maximum ascent velocity of Mach 2.94, the capsule returned to Earth under parachutes, landing at a speed of just 1 miles per hour. A spaceflight expert says the test represents "a big step" toward flying paying customers on suborbital flights .

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:55

Eulogies poured in for AIM on Twitter, with users remembering old screen names and lamenting the passage of time. "Looking purely at language, as perhaps the most obvious and flexible of cultural indicators, AIM ushered in a massive influx of tech-speak into the modern vernacular".

by | December 15, 2017 | 21:22

Still recovering from a fan-fueled bruising following the launch of Destiny 2's Curse of Osiris DLC , the MMO FPS is welcoming the yearly Christmas event dubbed " The Dawning ". Pick up a Dawning Gift Schematic from the Bazaar. "Venture to other worlds and craft a unique gift for the vendors and agents you find in the Tower and beyond", according to its description.

by | December 15, 2017 | 18:31

Exacerbated by President Donald Trump's anti-press rhetoric, a record number of journalists worldwide are now behind bars for reporting or commenting on news events according to an annual survey by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

by | December 15, 2017 | 17:37

The new On Demand service is available on the Redbox website, the Redbox app for Android and iOS-enabled devices, as well as Apple TV , Chromecast , LG and Samsung Smart TVs, and Roku . That was in 2013, when Redbox's then-parent company Outerwall - in a joint venture with Verizon - launched Redbox Instant, a Netflix-style subscription service with about 6,000 movies.

by | December 15, 2017 | 17:25

For the first time ever on a Mac, the iMac Pro also features 10Gb Ethernet for up to 10 times faster networking. So as feared the iMac Pro is missing the Holidays. The new computer is powerful enough for real-time 3D rendering, video editing and virtual reality content design. Photographers, who have been a major market for iMac adoption, will be able to perform image processing up to 4.1 times faster.

by | December 15, 2017 | 17:21

Their first batch will be going to an unnamed "Top Five OEM" phone maker too. According to Forbes , pressing the button present on the right side of a pre-production Vivo phone wakes it and displays an illuminated fingerprint image at the bottom of the screen.

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:47

With the Party Chat Beta now available on mobile, the users are free to roam and maintain proper connection on mobile which was not possible earlier due to it being available only via the Xbox One Console. Plus, you will be able to communicate with players in the Party chat even though you are away from your Xbox. The tech is now available to anyone who downloads the Xbox beta app, and it sounds as straightforward as you think.

by | December 15, 2017 | 12:41

Facebook has also said that it would begin testing ads in its " Watch " video service starting next year. That limit was 90 seconds before. As for its update to the News Feed algorithm, Facebook says that the majority of video discovery and watch time now occurs there - though it expects that repeat viewing and engagement will shift to Watch over time.

by | December 15, 2017 | 11:21

LG has added it now and the backlit keyboard also serves as delicate ambient lighting while highlighting the PC's minimalist profile. Unlike other compact notebooks that achieve lower weight or smaller size by minimizing interior space, LG's gram series offers a second SSD drive slot for even more internal storage for those large video files.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:12

The desktop computer starts at $4,999 and can cost up to $13,348 if you choose all the upgrades. If you're buying a new iMac Pro and want to extend its warranty coverage beyond one year you'll need to buy AppleCare+ . Now, professional editors can create VR content with the ability to import, edit and deliver 360-degree video on Apple devices and can also view the project in real time through a connected HTC VIVE headset with SteamVR.

by | December 14, 2017 | 20:02

The announcement builds upon an existing agreement with Panasonic , the global market leader in automotive lithium-ion batteries, which is already behind the batteries found in Toyota's hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Toyota and Panasonic specifically mentioned prismatic cell batteries for electrified cars, suggesting the batteries will be used for hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:27

The OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition price in India has been set at Rs. 38,999. Now, one might think as to why OnePlus went with the White and Red combination here. It has Star Wars The Last Jedi stamped on the inside and the OnePlus insignia engraved on the bottom-right side. It packs a 3300mAh non-removable battery that supports fast charging through the company's Dash Charge technology.

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:11

A teardown of the software's APK package revealed some "hidden" features that may be hinting at the specs of the Nokia 9 dual cameras. Spotted by Nokiamob.net, the Nokia Camera v8.0200.20 app on the Nokia 5 Android 8.0 Oreo beta build was torn down , and showed telephoto lens options up to 2x zoom, and wide-angle lens options (seen below).

by | December 14, 2017 | 14:28

According to YoungGyoo Choi, SVP of Samsung's PC Business Team, "The new Samsung Notebook 9 Pen and enhanced Samsung Notebook 9 (2018) and Samsung Notebook 9 Pen offer our customers premium, powerful and portable devices that provide the tools to securely work from anywhere, breaking the boundaries of previously accepted standards for what a notebook should be".

by | December 14, 2017 | 03:47

But there are several reasons the deal may have appealed. Siri began drawing upon Shazam's technology to answer questions about songs as part of a 2014 update to the iPhone's operating system. Let us know in the comments. Shazam's smartphone app is already tightly integrated with Apple's Siri digital assistant. The technology allows Shazamable products to be scanned, directing users to more content provided by those companies.

by | December 13, 2017 | 21:09

Sources , however, told the Philadelphia Baseball Review on Tuesday Baltimore's asking price includes at least two young starting pitchers either already in the majors or close to it. The Orioles will actually want players in return. Tom Eshelman has had impressive minor-league results, but will he succeed at the major-league level? Carlos Martinez, one would think, wouldn't be on the table for a trade.

by | December 13, 2017 | 19:56

That's the company Apple already uses for some of its depth-sensing tech in AirPods and iPhone X . Because of Apple's funding, Finisar will transform a long-dormant, 700,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Sherman, Texas, into a VCSEL factory.

by | December 13, 2017 | 17:52

Life Is Strange has been released on myriad platforms both current and last gen, but it'll finally be making its way to mobile devices almost three years after its initial release. You will also be able to share your choices on social media and those who buy the game for mobile will receive LiS iMessage Stickers as well. Life is odd is coming to mobile! And there's an all-new Photo mode too which includes plenty of filters to get you just the look you're going for.

by | December 13, 2017 | 12:08

In conjunction with the expanded availability for developers, World Effects will also be enabled inside the Facebook AR Studio. CEO Mark Zuckerberg thinks that augmented reality is going to be a major platform someday , and the company is even building physical AR glasses that will one day serve as a more permanent camera through which people will see the world.

by | December 13, 2017 | 06:11

Netflix is under-fire for binge-shaming 53 viewers of the Rose McIver-starring A Christmas Prince. It is normal for media subscription services to collect data and develop content to their customers' tastes and Netflix is not alone in calling users out based on that data.

by | December 12, 2017 | 19:59

President Donald Trump is reiterating his call to overhaul the nation's immigration system in the aftermath of the blast in a New York City subway passageway. Everything around Times Square was shut down, halting what would ordinarily be a bustling rush hour at the "Crossroads of the World". The Democrat said officials were exploring whether Ullah had been on authorities' radar, but there was no indication yet that he was.

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:44

Nintendo announced December 12 that it has sold 10 million units of its Switch console to retailers in just over 9 months. That's sold through to customers, not sold to retail. The robust and diverse library on Nintendo Switch features two of the most acclaimed video games of all time in Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild .

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:07

The kit includes a trace simulator to help developers optimise code to run on a quantum computer and estimate the cost of required resources. "It's deeply integrated into Visual Studio , Microsoft's suite of developer tools, so aspects of it will be familiar to people who are already developing applications in other programming languages", wrote Microsoft representative Allison Linn in a December 11 announcement.

by | December 12, 2017 | 16:05

The most striking difference from the previous generation Mix device is the presence of a dual camera lens. What's more interesting about the leaked image is that the rear panel image looks very much similar to that of the latest Apple iPhone X and has a "Mi Mix Designed by Xiaomi " branding at the back.