Sci-tech

by | May 13, 2018 | 09:44

A small autonomous helicopter would be included as part of the Mars 2020 mission, the space agency said in a statement on its website. The official announcement came forwards from the NASA's desk on May 11, 2018. Researchers added numerous solar cells so that the batteries can be recharged. NASA also packed in a heating mechanism to help the drone survive the frigid Mars nights.

by | May 12, 2018 | 03:25

Hawthorne-based SpaceX launched a newly upgraded Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida Friday, carrying a Bangladesh communications satellite toward orbit, then landed the rocket's first stage on a barge in the Atlantic Ocean for its 25th successful rocket recovery.

by | May 12, 2018 | 03:03

Apple Watch Series 3 with built-in LTE has gone on sale in India at a starting price of Rs 39,080. The Watch Series 3 Cellular 38mm variant is priced at Rs 39,080, whereas the larger 42mm variant is selling for Rs 41,120. Next, tap on Settings on iPhone - General - About, and follow the prompt to update to the latest carrier settings. e-SIM is compatible with Apple iPhone 6s and above.

by | May 12, 2018 | 03:00

Google CEO Sundar Pichai , at the I/O 2018 keynote showed off Duplex that sounds extremely human-like, making sounds like "uh" and "mmhmm" during phone call reservations. Users are able to set time limits for using each app to a specified amount of time every day. Apart from the obvious concerns over the technology being negatively utilized for telemarketing and robocalls, the ethical issue became paramount.

by | May 11, 2018 | 00:48

For years, the internet has allowed businesses to compete on a level playing field. Americans will still be able to access the websites they want to visit. Next, the FCC is required to provide a timeline for the changes to take effect. Deem said he was spurred to coordinate the letter by the concerns of small business owners and activists who are members at Nebula.

by | May 11, 2018 | 00:35

EDT and the launch was pushed to 5:47 p.m. EDT, the company tweeted . The first Block 5 Falcon 9 ascends into the Florida sky with Bangabandhu-1 for Bangladesh. Other changes include improved heat shield insulation at the base of the rocket, a tougher "octaweb" first stage engine mounting framework, redesigned turbopump machinery to minimize or eliminate small cracks in critical components and improved insulation in other areas of the rocket.

by | May 11, 2018 | 00:29

Google will conduct early testing of Duplex-the AI engine inside Assistant-this summer specifically to help users make the type of hair and restaurant reservations noted above. There were many genuinely inspiring moments in Google's keynote presentation this week, but it was a small detail that caught my eye. Graphics suggest the sounds are meant to mimic a sitar, guitar, a piano and something called a "resopad".

by | May 11, 2018 | 00:23

You can interpret this as you will, as Hudson doesn't explain what he means. Regardless of that, BioWare aims "to capture the special feeling of being on a journey with memorable companions". We'll be sharing details on how it works very soon. "Every battle is unique, and every mode brings its own challenges - from the way you interact with the environment around you, to compelling single-player stories, to the next level of large-scale multiplayer that spans across multiple maps and modes".

by | May 10, 2018 | 14:08

It's silly, but great fun if you're in a first, second or third playthrough. Essentially, you can do anything you did in The Last of Us Remastered's photo mode , but in a new setting and with the option to make Kratos make amusing faces.

by | May 10, 2018 | 14:03

May 9, 2018 - Two free new apps - the Steam Link app and the Steam Video app - are preparing for launch in the coming weeks, both created to extend Steam's suite of services and accessibility. This includes over a mobile data connection so you are not tied to your home network. The release of these two apps further cement Steam's position as the go to place for PC gamers.

by | May 10, 2018 | 13:45

That said, it's been seven years since Rage released on the PlayStation 3, five since Splinter Cell: Blacklist, and Just Cause 3 released in 2015. We'll keep you posted if more information becomes available. The now deleted listings strangely included Forza Horizon 5 , even though the next entry in the series should be Forza Horizon 4 .

by | May 10, 2018 | 13:45

So, now Google would listen to your command when you say " Turn off the light and Turn on the popcorn maker". Google's Virtual Assistant will now be able to place phone calls for you and accomplish simple tasks, such as making an appointment.

by | May 10, 2018 | 13:44

At Build 2018 , Microsoft announced that it would be working to connect Windows 10 PCs with Android and iOS devices. Part of Microsoft's May Patch Tuesday CVE roundup also includes two official "public disclosures". Microsoft is also taking this very seriously, writing, "The attacker could also take advantage of compromised websites and websites that accept or host user-provided content or advertisements".

by | May 09, 2018 | 09:29

The experimental blockchain group will be led by David Marcus, the executive most recently in charge of Facebook's Messenger group. Several other key members will have new responsibilities. As part of this week's reorganization, most Facebook apps are getting new leaders, save Instagram , which will continue to be run by Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom.

by | May 09, 2018 | 09:30

Teaming up with your Guardian, you'll both revisit Mars and discover the truth behind Rasputin, who was introduced in the original Destiny . This week, the crew is revisiting the 2017 blockbuster Destiny 2to celebrate the launch of Warmind , the game's second expansion.

by | May 09, 2018 | 09:27

More specifically, Smart Compose "suggests complete sentences in your emails". With it working in the background you just begin typing as you normally would and Smart Compose will offer you suggestions as you go. For now, the new Money Feature is made available in the United States. "If you want to switch back, you can always uncheck the box", said Google .

by | May 09, 2018 | 09:20

Match Scores: A " match " score will be displayed for food and drink venues according to how likely you are to enjoy them. Further, Google Maps can be used to book a reservation on that place and also find a ride to that location. Augmented Reality (AR) has clearly dominated Google I/O 2018 . With the release of AR directions, Google is planning on making walking around the neighbourhood using the map a whole new experience.

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:42

To make matters worse, your phone could crash, forcing you to restart it. However, after users touch the black dot, WhatsApp will hang, at least temporarily, and may then crash. In some cases, it freezes the app. To avoid the problem simply do not click on the message and delete it immediately. The uplifting news is you don't have a considerable measure to stress over, regardless of whether a friend who loves jokes gets you out with one of these messages , you only need to reset your ...

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:11

With a document reserved for the network of Apple Authorized Service Providers, Apple has confirmed that the problem exists and is linked to software updates. Further, if it fails in this test, the employee has to eventually replace the whole unit with a new device for the consumer. Now it seems that the tide is turning as the most expensive phone was the world's best-selling smartphone in the first-quarter of 2018, according to Strategy Analytics.

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:05

So it makes sense that Google wants to include some new visual templates to Android Auto that will place browsable content front and center when an application is opened so you can quickly and easily start the task you're wanting. "Now any Android developer can quickly build a smart device using Android APIs and Google services, while staying highly secure with updates direct from Google", writes Google's Wayne Piekarski, developer advocate for IoT .