Sci-tech

by | January 06, 2018 | 16:33

Security researchers revealed the existence of the flaws on Wednesday, which could allow crooks to hack most computers or devices made in the past decade. There is no evidence that the flaws - which affect computer processors built by Intel and ARM - have so far been exploited by hackers, although companies including Microsoft have been working to provide urgent fixes.

by | January 06, 2018 | 16:23

But it shows that one of the world's most powerful companies is looking closely at the technology. To foster a less toxic community experience, "crying face" and "angry face" emoji responses will be disabled on any posts published on official Facebook customer support pages, or on the personal pages of Facebook staff.

by | January 06, 2018 | 15:42

Reliance Jio's Rs. 399 prepaid recharge plan offers 70 GB of high speed data with a daily limit of 1GB, according to its website - jio .com. With the launch of "Happy New Year 2018" offer, Jio is going aggressive with the data pricing, giving tough competition to rivals.

by | January 06, 2018 | 12:07

Microsoft announced that the Windows 10 free upgrade offer would end on December 31 . Later on it was proved that all Windows users could take advantage of this loophole to upgrade to Windows 10 at no cost. That being said, if you would like to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7 or 8, you can do so now even if you are not using assistive technologies.

by | January 06, 2018 | 05:26

It said that Apple Watch is not affected. It was told that such software programmes and apps should be avoided that are not trusted. Apple has already pushed out "mitigations" to help defend iOS devices and Macs against Meltdown, the company said.

by | January 06, 2018 | 04:09

Unfortunately, for those of us in the USA, the individual units (left or right) or the complete set were not released in America. We received the Neon Pink and Neon Green Joy-Con controllers previous year in Australia as did Japan, so America getting them in 2018 normally wouldn't make our radar - but there's a twist! Nintendo of America announced that the neon pink and green Joy-Con controllers will be arriving in stores later in January, giving a fresh new look for Nintendo Switch owners ...

by | January 06, 2018 | 03:15

So is the Nokia 6 (2018). The same is true about its pricing as well, which means, much like its predecessor, the new Nokia 6 also appears to be a solid mid-ranger, at least on paper. There is no any dedicated microSD card slot available on the device, however you can expand the phone's memory by using the second SIM card's slot. It's 2018 and HMD Global seems to be taking the center stage with the release of a new Nokia handset.

by | January 05, 2018 | 21:25

Regions of low-oxygen and no-oxgyen in Earth's oceans are growing in size and number, according to a new study - the most comprehensive survey of ocean oxygen levels to date. Low oxygen also can trigger the release of risky chemicals like nitrous oxide, which is up to 300 times more powerful than carbon dioxide, and hydrogen sulfide.

by | January 05, 2018 | 20:10

An worldwide ban on substances called chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs ) has resulted in a reduction in the amount of chlorine present in the atmosphere, which was damaging the ozone layer. A view of Earth's atmosphere from space is shown. This gas is crucial to the survival of life on Earth as it soaks up harmful ultraviolet radiation from the sun, which can cause cancer and cataracts, suppress immune systems and damage plant life.

by | January 05, 2018 | 18:12

In a landmark discovery at an archaeological site in Alaska, researchers have uncovered the first-ever direct genetic evidence of the earliest Native Americans . Ongoing work in Potter's group focuses on investigating multiple aspects of how the Ancient Beringians lived, including changes in their diets over time, how they used plants, and how they organized themselves.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:49

While the first film of the franchise was directed by Sabbir Khan, choreographer-filmmaker Ahmed Khan has been roped in to direct the second installment. The movie's Producer Sajid Nadiadwala said, " When we looked at both of them together, we were convinced that their chemistry would work ." . According to sources, Tiger has learned several forms of martial arts for Baaghi 2.

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:27

Technology companies are scrambling to fix serious security flaws affecting computer processors built by Intel ( INTC ) and other chipmakers and found in numerous world's personal computers and smartphones. Although the Cupertino firm hasn't announced it officially yet, AppleInsider quoted "multiple sources within Apple" as saying that updates made in macOS 10.13.2 have mitigated "most" security concerns associated with the CPU vulnerability.

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:15

FOLLOWING Christmas and new year, but before Valentine's Day, it's time for what is fast becoming another beloved annual tradition - HP recalling some overheating batteries . Batteries sold as replacement or accessories for the HP "XBook Studio G4" mobile workstation are also named in the commission report. A full list of affected models is available on HP's website, along with a Battery Validation Utility which can check whether a particular battery in one of the affected models is faulty.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:45

Now, with some 4.8 million sales in the USA alone, the Switch has surpassed 10-month sales records set by the previous record holder, the Wii, which managed 4 million units over the same time period. The Switch officially hit the markets on March 3rd, 2017 hit the ground running but it was this past holiday season that put the console over the top.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:18

One can see Sony is still following its age-old loop design in these devices as well. It's also getting an updated 21-megapixel rear camera that's 4K-capable and a 7-megapixel front camera. Both sides can record 4K videos. Both smartphones have been spotted running Android 8.0.0 Oreo. Enter the Xperia XA2 Ultra, which is looking to be this year's entry.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:30

The rocket will be carrying Elon Musk's own Tesla Roadster which will be sent to Mars orbit in what Musk. Now, the company has released a space porn video showcasing the rocket's three Falcon 9 cores and 27 engines, which create 5 million pounds of hot thrust action upon takeoff.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:11

The phrase "once in a blue moon " - meaning something that does not happen very often - impresses how infrequent this event is. In 1946, a misprint in an article appearing in the popular astronomy magazine, Sky & Telescope, suggested that the second full moon falling in any calendar month would be considered a Blue Moon .

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:44

However, the simple existence of that desire makes the potential for a future release of PUBG on the PS4 or even on the Switch, if the Nintendo console can handle the game more likely. Nexon hasn't disclosed the exact amount of money lost due to Lawbreakers , but the company did note that it accounts for the majority of their Q3 expenses, which totaled roughly around $32.6 million.

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:11

Amazon declined to comment on Echo devices but said in a press release it sold millions of its Echo Dot speakers during the holiday season, making it the best-selling product over the period on its online store. "Customers can ask Alexa to set microwave cook times, modes, power levels, and more instead of using the traditional and often confusing microwave experience", Mass wrote.

by | January 05, 2018 | 09:34

The most immediately noticeable aspect of the Nokia 6 (2018) is the relocation of its fingerprint sensor to the back. The Nokia 6 (2018 ) still has the same 3000mAh battery , but the company added support for fast charging with a promised charge rate from 0 to 50% in just 30 minutes.