Sci-tech

by | April 05, 2018 | 12:48

Starting this week, Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 (2017) owners can enjoy a new way to interact with Alexa on their tablets. The software update is free, and arrive over-the-air, so your tablet should update automatically. If you can get past the downsides, it's a worthwhile update if you're interested in trying out Alexa as a poor man's Echo. If you already have other Echo devices, the new hands-free mode for the tablets do support Echo Spatial Perception (ESP), which means that only the closest ...

by | April 05, 2018 | 11:59

Analysts are forecasting earnings of $1.4 on a per share basis this quarter. The major averages briefly hit session lows as tech stocks hit their lows of the day. 2770144 shares transacted on hands in the recent trading session. One of the important differences between earnings-per-share growth rates and net-income growth rates is that the former reflects the dilution that occurs from new stock issuance, the exercise of employee stock options, warrants, convertible securities, and share ...

by | April 05, 2018 | 09:36

The user manual that is available via Samsung's download centre divulges the entire design as well as feature list of new Galaxy J7 model that carries model number SM-J720F. It includes 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The association with a mini Galaxy S9 model comes from part leak, part guesswork, and perhaps part wishful thinking.

by | April 05, 2018 | 03:47

Keep in mind makers of VR, AR, and MR headsets and platforms, such as Oculus, Google, and Microsoft, have already developed their own browsers. But Mozilla is just starting on its journey with Firefox Reality. Firefox Reality is set to be entirely open-source. An early demo is being tested on the HTC Vive Focus, but it's not available for everyone yet. Firefox Reality is open source and will be usable on a variety of platforms, which could make it a platform for multiple companies to ...

by | April 05, 2018 | 02:13

However, the studio was able to retain ownership of the Hitman franchise, meaning that the series is safe and will continue to make games in the future. The passionate, global HITMAN community has embraced the recent return of the series, and we're thrilled to bring the HITMAN : Definitive Edition to fans and new players next month.

by | April 05, 2018 | 01:51

It comes with a base config of 8GB DDR4 2666MHz memory, expandable up to 32GB, and has a 256GB SSD. Lastly, the new Inspiron 27 7000 AIO introduces an enhanced AIO experience and powerful performance with up to Intel 8th Gen Core processors, an optional NVIDIA GTX 1050 Graphics Card and a attractive, sweeping, nearly-borderless 27-inch InfinityEdge display with up to 4K UHD resolution.

by | April 04, 2018 | 22:11

Sifting through data accumulated by the Chandra X-ray Observatory over the past 12 years, they looked for the fainter, but steadier, X-ray signature produced by inactive X-ray binaries, where the black hole is paired with a low-mass star.

by | April 04, 2018 | 14:39

These are only the most common of items - and they're not something most people want in the hands of a stranger. According to Sammobile , it's possible that the Samsung SM-G8750 phone could be the one that is now being tested for launch as the Galaxy S9 mini .

by | April 04, 2018 | 09:35

The 32GB variant of the Nokia 6 (2017 ) features a Full HD display, is powered by the Snapdragon 430 chipset and packs a 16-megapixel rear camera. On the camera front, the smartphone flaunts a 16-megapixel camera with PDAF, 1.0um sensor, f/2.0 aperture, and dual-tone LED flash.

by | April 04, 2018 | 02:52

Institutional investors own 73.55% of the company's stock. In related news, VP Thomas S. Timko sold 6,250 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 23rd. The present relative strength index (RSI) reading is 38.61. The moving average is easy to calculate and, once plotted on a chart, is a powerful visual trend-spotting tool.

by | April 04, 2018 | 01:44

The discovery was made in Brother's Point (Rubha nam Brathairean), where are about 50 footprints of dinosaurs, extraordinarily well-preserved, majority belonging to sauropods (long-necked herbivores) and theropods (carnivores like the Tyrannosaurus).

by | April 03, 2018 | 19:56

Unlike most companies that float, Spotify is not issuing any new stock, which means it has not set a price for its shares in advance. Spotify had 71 million paid subscribers as of December 31 and 159 million monthly active users. Spotify chose to shun the usual IPO roadshow and sell its shares directly to the market. The stock market debut marks the coming of age of the first European company to emerge as a global Internet player capable of fending off rivals among the US internet giants.

by | April 03, 2018 | 19:27

The deadline for the e-auction was extended by a week - the original date was March 27 - as the bidders had a number of queries regarding the process. Sony , which had the IPL rights from 2008 to 2017, then went ahead and bought the rights for England and Australian cricket , taking their tally to seven global cricket boards.

by | April 03, 2018 | 15:21

One of the most controversial aspects of Shadow of War when it released a year ago was the nature of the microtransactions in the game. Gold and War Chests will be available until July 17. This extra period of time will allow players to use any extra Gold they may have. After this period has concluded, all Gold will be converted to in-game items.

by | April 03, 2018 | 14:07

Intel also announced a new Intel Core platform extension that brings together the benefits of its processors with Intel Optane memory , a new kind of flash memory for caching. Intel Optane memory is a smart and adaptable system accelerator for desktop and mobile platforms, increasing the performance and responsiveness of SATA-based storage technology without compromising on storage capacity.

by | April 03, 2018 | 12:37

The 8.5-tonne vessel was once the pride of China's space programme but is understood to have been out of control for two years. China launched the Tiangong-1, which means " Heavenly Palace 1" in English, in 2011 to conduct docking and orbiting experiments in preparation for the country's future permanent space station, scheduled to be built in 2023.

by | April 03, 2018 | 06:52

France is the country with more strikes all over the world, according to a study made by the German Fund Hans Bockler, French press reported today ahead of a mass demonstration of the rail sector. But on midnight on Monday, what has been dubbed the battle of the railway lines begins. SNCF is struggling with big debts. The announcement states that only 15% of the high-speed trains and 25% of the slower will travel during the protest.

by | April 03, 2018 | 04:40

The power button seems to have shifted from the fingerprint scanner to a more traditional position. The handset itself features a drilled speaker, USB-C and headphone jack in a metallic frame. The G7 might come in 6 GB and 4 GB RAM models with Snapdragon 845 SoC onboard. OnLeaks use to launch images and videos with 3D-modeled phones before being launched and, nearly anytime, these images were very close to the final products.

by | April 03, 2018 | 04:26

By modeling the lens, they concluded that the tremendous apparent brightening of Icarus was probably caused by a unique effect of gravitational lensing. "These lenses are wonderful cosmic telescopes". By breaking down the star's light into its constituent colors, the team determined that while Icarus was getting brighter, it was not getting hotter.

by | April 03, 2018 | 02:34

Samsung launched its flagship Galaxy S9 at Mobile World Congress in February. If this leak is to be believed, OnePlus 6's base variant will still have 64GB of internal storage, instead of 128GB, as mentioned in previous leaks . The new report, alongside providing the tentative launch timeline also reveals the pricing details of the OnePlus 6 . The flagship will be powered by the Qualcomm SnapDragon 845 and will have an edge-to-edge display, broken only by a small notch at the top ...