Science


The The "Surface Mini" Tablet that Died before the 2014 Surface Pro Launch
- July 03, 2017

We all know about the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 that was released in 2014, but supposedly, there might have been another Surface that got canceled at the last minute. The images attest to that, even showing a pen loop at the rear of the kickstand. The Surface Mini was going to come in a variety of colors, too. Perhaps Microsoft made the right call in scuttling the Surface Mini after all. (more...)
LG G Pad IV with 8-inch Display, Snapdragon 435 Launched LG G Pad IV with 8-inch Display, Snapdragon 435 Launched
- July 03, 2017

On the connectivity front, the G Pad IV offers 4G LTE optional, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, Global Positioning System and USB Type A port. This tablet has 2GB RAM and 32 GB of storage. The internal storage can be further expanded up to 2TB via a microSD card slot. The tablet sports a 5-megapixel primary camera along with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. (more...)
OnePlus 5 'jelly' scrolling is 'natural' OnePlus 5 'jelly' scrolling is 'natural'
- July 03, 2017

As a result, text and images end up getting bunched together and stretched out. It's something that you'll only notice once it's been pointed out to you, but once it has you'll never be able to unsee it. Because OnePlus says that the visual effect is natural , these OP5 owners will likely either have to learn to live with the scrolling effect or return their device. (more...)
Samsung Electronics to launch refurbished Note 7 phones in South Korea
- July 03, 2017

It passed Samsung's eight-point battery safety test introduced for all products after the Note 7, the company stressed. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it will start selling a refurbished version of the recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in South Korea on July 7, using batteries different from those that caused some handsets to catch fire a year ago. (more...)
New Google Play Store rolling out with app changelogs in Updates tab New Google Play Store rolling out with app changelogs in Updates tab
- July 03, 2017

Of course, the contents of the changelog will still depend upon the developer and as we know, most developers still don't update their changelogs properly, especially big developers like Facebook and Twitter. Some of the most popular movies on Google Play Store this summer are: Saban's Power Rangers, Get Out and The LEGO Batman Movie and Chips. The users can also customize the way their apps are allowed to use data by choosing between options like 10 minutes at a time, 30 minutes or ... (more...)
A SpaceX Rocket Launching on Sunday Will Suffer a Now-Unusual Fate A SpaceX Rocket Launching on Sunday Will Suffer a Now-Unusual Fate
- July 03, 2017

Already, the company has successfully launched nine missions in 2017, and this would be the company's fourth flight since June 3. This expendable Falcon 9 will likely be one of SpaceX's final doomed rockets as they are due to operate an upgraded version at the end of this year. (more...)
Aadhaar-PAN Linking Mandatory From July 1. How To Do It Aadhaar-PAN Linking Mandatory From July 1. How To Do It
- July 03, 2017

There are over 25 crore PAN numbers allotted, while Aadhaar has been alloted to about 115 crore people. Provided that where the person does not possess the Aadhaar Number, the Enrolment ID of Aadhaar application form issued to him at the time of enrolment shall be quoted in the application for permanent account number or, as the case may be, in the return of income furnished by him . (more...)
Nintendo fans can pre-order TODAY, but it comes at a price Nintendo fans can pre-order TODAY, but it comes at a price
- July 02, 2017

That said, Nintendo wouldn't say if Reset would be used to bring up the home menu, as was the case with the NES Classic. Of the games included on the SNES Classic Edition - EarthBound , Super Mario World and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past among them - there's one never-before-released title in the mix. (more...)
Asuz ZenFone 4 To be Announced In September Asuz ZenFone 4 To be Announced In September
- July 02, 2017

Apart from the official OTA update , you can even check for this update manually as well. For selfies and video calls, the Zenfone 3 Laser offers an 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture. The same reliable source of technically confidential information on unreleased gadgets has revealed in recent months that the X00ID and A006, aka ZenFone 4 Max and 4V, sport 5.5-inch 720p and 5.2-inch 1080p screens respectively. (more...)
Netflix to Introduce Dolby Atmos to Original Content Netflix to Introduce Dolby Atmos to Original Content
- July 02, 2017

Now, in addition to ultra HD video, some Netflix users will be able to stream films with the most cutting-edge HD audio technology. Dolby Atmos is already supported on the Xbox One and the Xbox One S with support for 2017's LG OLED TV's also rolling out soon. (more...)
How To Find a WiFi Hotspot Using Facebook How To Find a WiFi Hotspot Using Facebook
- July 02, 2017

The " Find WiFi " feature that was being tested in a few countries is now rolling out globally. To find Wi-Fi hotspots, open your Facebook app, click on the " More " tab and then "Find Wi-Fi". The platform itself was created to facilitate the process of discovering public Wi-Fi hotspots, essentially mimicking a service offered by many local administrations and third-party developers. (more...)
Fyre Festival Organizer Billy McFarland Arrested on Wire Fraud Charges Fyre Festival Organizer Billy McFarland Arrested on Wire Fraud Charges
- July 02, 2017

McFarland , according to the US attorney's office, provided investors with fake documents and misled them about the company's revenue and income. According to the criminal complaint , McFarland told investors that Fyre Media, a web-based celebrity booking service, had earned millions of dollars in revenue in two years, while its actual revenue was $57,443. (more...)
'Top Gun: Maverick' Locks 2019 Release Date; Joseph Kosinski To Direct 'Top Gun: Maverick' Locks 2019 Release Date; Joseph Kosinski To Direct
- July 02, 2017

The original Top Gun , which also starred Val Kilmer , Kelly McGillis, Meg Ryan and Anthony Edwards, received mixed reviews but was a huge commercial hit. Tom Cruise was recently seen in a reboot of The Mummy franchise and the first film in the Dark Universe series - a shared universe of monster characters. (more...)
Tristan Thompson surprises Khloe Kardashian with blowout birthday party Tristan Thompson surprises Khloe Kardashian with blowout birthday party
- June 27, 2017

Do you think it means she might be pregnant with Tristan Thompson's baby? The birthday girl rocked a shimmery gold mini-dress for the occasion and looked genuinely floored as her family swarmed her. Khloe may have announced that she isn't pregnant after she posted a tweet saying that she needed "hangover remedy". Or maybe Khloe is Kim's surrogate?! " Khloe looked happy and really good", a source told E! We could start at one and we could grow from there. (more...)
New BMW X3 arrives New BMW X3 arrives
- June 27, 2017

All-wheel drive, or xDrive in BMW parlance, is now standard, while a diesel engine option is no longer on the table. BMW has unveiled the third-generation X3, which will be a crucial model for the Bavarian carmaker as it looks to assert itself at the top of the premium mid-size SUV segment. (more...)
Tropical Storm Dora strengthens off Mexico's Pacific coast Tropical Storm Dora strengthens off Mexico's Pacific coast
- June 27, 2017

Many locals might remember "Dora" - the last landfalling hurricane on the First Coast in September, 1964. Dora is then forecast to diminish over the open waters of the Pacific Ocean. Latest reports show Dora sustaining winds at 90 miles per hour with a central pressure of 983 millibars and moving WNW at around 14 miles per hour. (more...)
34 high-rise tower blocks across UK fail fire safety test
- June 27, 2017

The majority of the residents of the four buildings were evacuated on Friday night. The number of United Kingdom high-rise buildings found to have cladding that failed fire safety tests has been expanded to 60, the government has said. Tendring District council is also conducting checks on its high-rise housing stock whereas Braintree District Council say they do not have any high rise buildings under its control. (more...)
Deal Alert : Amazon Echo gets 28% discount on Amazon Deal Alert : Amazon Echo gets 28% discount on Amazon
- June 27, 2017

As for the original Echo , it's still a neat product in and of itself. The Echo Show is a character study in gadget restraint. If you ask Alexa how the weather is, the screen will show an overview of the upcoming week as she tells you about the day. (more...)
SpaceX set for rocket launch double feature
- June 27, 2017

SpaceX will use a previously-flown rocket stage to put Bulgaria's first communications satellite into orbit today from Florida's Kennedy Space Center. Making things even better is the fact that SpaceX is going to try and land the re-landed rocket when it's done launching the payload. This is the company's second launch of a new constellation of communications satellites for Iridium. (more...)
Apple releases iOS 11 preview. Here's what's new
- June 27, 2017

Pay friends through text with Apple Pay: Open up a message, tap on a dollar sign, and pay a friend with the Apple Pay accounts linked to your devices. As with any early release , installing the iOS 11 beta comes with certain risks. The iPhone is also getting many small and big improvements. If you have a spare device that's not too old then by all means go ahead and install the update. (more...)