Science


Vettel refusing to buy into Singapore favourite hype
- September 18, 2017

Hamilton started fifth on a rain-hit grid but he led nearly from the outset when both Ferraris and Red Bull's Max Verstappen crashed out just after the start. At 5km in length and boasting 23 corners, Singapore tends to be only of the only races that regularly ticks over the two-hour mark, with a 100 per cent record of safety vehicle appearances and plenty of carnage. (more...)
Battleborn support ends after just 15 months Battleborn support ends after just 15 months
- September 18, 2017

The servers will stick around "for the foreseeable future", so you can still play - it'll just remain relatively static. Battleborn effectively went free-to-play at the beginning of June , but was barely heard from before then. The game sadly was never popular as it released too closely to the behemoth known as Overwatch . If there's any surprise with this decision, it's that it didn't come sooner. (more...)
How to Pre-Order Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
- September 18, 2017

We'll give you a heads up when pre-orders go live. The 4.7-inch iPhone 8 remains available for a September 22 delivery date for all colorways and storage sizes at AT&T , Sprint , and Verizon . Hosting the event for the first time at the opulent Steve Jobs Theatre on the new Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California, the tech giant introduced iPhone X - an ultra-premium model. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 spotted running on Android Oreo 8.0 update Samsung Galaxy S8 spotted running on Android Oreo 8.0 update
- September 18, 2017

The design is very impressive, introducing an edge-to-edge display for the first time on iPhone . At once point or another, every one of these features was available on Android devices first. Unlike its peers, however, the iPhone X offers Face ID . The iPhone X Edition is a lovely device, but whether it could be considered better looking than the Galaxy S8 or the Essential Phone is, well, up to you - beauty lies in the eye of the beholder. (more...)
Flipkart Confirms iPhone 8 Pricing And Pre-Order Dates Flipkart Confirms iPhone 8 Pricing And Pre-Order Dates
- September 18, 2017

By paying an extra $120, users could upgrade to an iPhone 7 Plus. The display of both smartphones are also packed with a 3D Touch display and offers wide color gamut and True-tone display. Because the watch needs to be on the same network as a customer's iPhone and is likely to use scant amounts of data, this may be a charge that will get discarded quickly as these carriers compete for subscribers. (more...)
Foreign Secretary Johnson breaks ranks with May over Brexit Foreign Secretary Johnson breaks ranks with May over Brexit
- September 17, 2017

However, as highlighted in a number of fact checks , including one by the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the claim fails to take into account that the United Kingdom actually receives a large chunk of that money back in European Union funding and rebates. (more...)
I don't think T-Mobile understands how the new Apple Watch works I don't think T-Mobile understands how the new Apple Watch works
- September 17, 2017

I have had a lot of my friends ask me which new iPhone they should get over the past few days so I chose to put together this post which will explain the key differences between the iPhone X and the iPhone 8 (and 8 Plus). (TMUS) or Verizon Communications (VZ) ever offer "free " Apple (AAPL) smartphones again? Sprint now offers 50% off an iPhone 8 leasing plan. REUTERS/Stephen LamThe iPhone X is Apple's 10th year anniversary smartphone. (more...)
Canadian consumers more in the dark than United States counterparts about Equifax hack Canadian consumers more in the dark than United States counterparts about Equifax hack
- September 17, 2017

Since then, Mauldin has resigned from her position as Equifax's CISO. He previously served as chief operations officer at Silicon Valley Bank and as a vice president at Goldman Sachs. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey says she plans to sue Equifax after a data breach at the company affected up to almost 3 million state residents. (more...)
Trump to visit the disaster that Hurricane Irma left behind Trump to visit the disaster that Hurricane Irma left behind
- September 17, 2017

Jack Michel, ran afoul of state and federal regulators in 2004 over a hospital and group of assisted-living facilities he partially owned. But the assistance never came until after the patients had been evacuated Wednesday morning. The storm and subsequent damage could end up being the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history. They encouraged residents to bring tents, small air conditioning units, food, water and medications. (more...)
Apple's $999 iPhone Launched Apple's $999 iPhone Launched
- September 17, 2017

No matter who you are, the first thing to figure out is what feature is your top priority. So you see, once again, it doesn't matter who came first. It highlighted on specific usage versus battery life . As Samsung reveals its new S8 deal many stores have just released prices for the new iPhone 8 . (more...)
Nintendo releases first Doom Nintendo Switch gameplay footage Nintendo releases first Doom Nintendo Switch gameplay footage
- September 17, 2017

Nintendo previously promised that it will ramp up its production so that the supply of the Nintendo Switch will be able to keep up with the demand in this year's holiday season. The absence of mods is not surprising, as the console may not be powerful enough to support them. Although graphics in Nintendo Switch version of Destiny 2 took a hit but taking into consideration the specs of Nintendo Switch vs PS4 - the console still manages to handle the game very well. (more...)
IPhone 8 Demand In Germany Extremely Low
- September 16, 2017

And, just as Microsoft did in going from Windows 8 to Windows 10, Apple made a decision to skip a generation in its device numbering system, going straight from the iPhone 8 to the iPhone X (pictured above and pronounced "ten"). It will run on the new iOS 11 platform which supports Augmented Reality feature through both the cameras. Talking about the 256GB storage variant, the USA pricing is fixed at $849 while the smartphone costs Rs. (more...)
PlayUnknown's Battlegrounds Sets Record on Steam with 1.3 Million Concurrent Players PlayUnknown's Battlegrounds Sets Record on Steam with 1.3 Million Concurrent Players
- September 16, 2017

Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene recently talked with Polygon , where he was settling into his "whirlwind year". Sure, looking at how it actually sold in that time (2 million copies) might make you think that this was a realistic expectation, however this is not a game coming from a popular and successful franchise like Grand Theft Auto . (more...)
Fort Point Capital Partners LLC Cuts Stake in Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Fort Point Capital Partners LLC Cuts Stake in Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
- September 16, 2017

About 4.00 million shares traded. Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) has risen 91.08% since September 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.62% the S&P500. The original version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/09/16/state-street-corp-boosts-position-in-microsoft-corporation-msft.html. (more...)
Airtel offers 60GB free data for installing Airtel TV app Airtel offers 60GB free data for installing Airtel TV app
- September 16, 2017

Airtel's 60GB offer is valid only for its postpaid customers and MyAirtel app users. The company is looking to popularise its Airtel TV app, at a time when data prices are crashing in India. The offer can only be availed through My Airtel app, and it is strictly for postpaid customers. Once the download is done, users will receive the free data credit their free data benefits within 24 hours. (more...)
Kult Gladiator with 4000mAh battery, selfie flash launched Kult Gladiator with 4000mAh battery, selfie flash launched
- September 16, 2017

This smartphone is priced at Rs. 6,999 and offers a beefy 4000mAh battery. Earlier, the Indian smartphone maker had launched the Kult Beyond smartphone with 13MP front and rear cameras last month. Surprisingly, the smartphone comes with a dedicated microSD card slot, which many smartphones lack in this price range. If we talk about the camera, the new Kult phone features a 13MP autofocus rear camera with LED Flash. (more...)
Qualcomm trolls Apple the day before the new iPhone Qualcomm trolls Apple the day before the new iPhone
- September 16, 2017

The company also offers their praise of Samsung for introducing iris scanning within its phones ( Samsung Galaxy S8 ). For Bezel-less display, the Xiaomi Mi MIX is credited, and the Sony Xperia Z4 is named for the first water resistant touch screen. (more...)
NASA ends Cassini's mission orbiting Saturn NASA ends Cassini's mission orbiting Saturn
- September 16, 2017

It took seven years to reach Saturn after launching from Cape Canaveral in Florida in 1997 and the original intention was for it to explore the planet and its moons for just three years. For the spacecraft, Saturn was bright and the Sun was overhead as it plowed into the gas giant planet's swirling cloud tops at about 70,000 miles (113,000 kilometers) per hour. (more...)
Ryan incident: Shock, haemorrhage led to Pradyuman's death, reveals postmortem Ryan incident: Shock, haemorrhage led to Pradyuman's death, reveals postmortem
- September 16, 2017

The report further said that the child, named Pradyuman, was killed by a single-edged weapon. Meanwhile, Gurugram Deputy Commissioner said the school is likely to reopen from Monday. The chief minister said the Haryana police has been thoroughly investigating the case. "I appeal to the CBI to investigate the case as expeditiously as possible", he added. (more...)
Apple readies its 4K movie catalog for Apple TV pre-orders Apple readies its 4K movie catalog for Apple TV pre-orders
- September 16, 2017

Along with "leaked" code evidence of Apple TV's imminent unveiling, these new 4K HDR titles for the iTunes platform have also been hinted at heavily in snippets of code that Apple had released for its devices in recent weeks. The new Apple TV 4K comes with the A10X chip, with a 2xCPU and 4xGPU to generate enough power to deliver content in full 4K HDR, at 60FPS. And, if you head to iTunes right now, you'll see that a bunch of content is available in 4K HDR. (more...)
You Can Stop a Forced iPhone X Face ID Unlock You Can Stop a Forced iPhone X Face ID Unlock
- September 16, 2017

Simply put, it's a whole new world of digital security. What's more, the iPhone 8 comes in a pretty blush gold color that isn't available with iPhone X models. The iPhone X detects when you're looking at the display and unlocks automatically, without you needing to fiddle with the screen, Apple says. A dot projector mounted in the top of the handset beams 30,000 invisible points onto the user's face to create a 3-D map, which is then read by a neighboring infrared camera. (more...)
Additional details you need to know about the Face ID
- September 16, 2017

It's equally as important to maintain iPhone X buzz for at least the next six weeks, until the "all-screen" device kicks off pre-sales, and a good way to do that is to gradually continue to reveal Face ID skills. Even though it didn't work the first time on stage for Apple executive Craig Federighi, the company's " Face ID " technology exceeds what its competitors - like Samsung - have done with facial recognition. (more...)
AT&T's BOGO iPhone 8 Offer Is a Great Deal (for Some)
- September 16, 2017

Customers in these countries will be able to order iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus beginning Friday (September 15), with availability beginning Friday, September 22. Apple iPhone 8 will cost Rs 64,000 (64GB) and Rs 77,000 (256GB), while the iPhone 8 Plus will cost Rs 77,000 (64GB) and Rs 86,000 (256GB) respectively. (more...)
Apple's new iPhone models are lacking a pretty big feature
- September 16, 2017

The fine print regarding fast charging on Apple's tech specs page for the iPhone X , 8 and 8 Plus, says the following: "Testing conducted by Apple in August 2017 using preproduction iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus units and software and accessory Apple USB-C Power Adapters (29W Model A1540, 61W Model A1718, 87W Model A1719)". (more...)
Apple's Face ID Has One Major Limitation
- September 16, 2017

Though still a novel concept for many Americans, biometric technology - which includes face, fingerprint, iris and retina recognition identification systems - has been a hotbed of research this decade. Elsewhere, Apple's new App Store rules mandate that developers must provide an alternative to Face ID in order to protect children. Facebook and Google have been doing facial recognition for years to help users better tag faces in photos. (more...)
Junkrat and Ana are Coming to Heroes of the Storm Junkrat and Ana are Coming to Heroes of the Storm
- September 16, 2017

Healing sniper Ana and explosives maniac Junkrat from Overwatch are coming soon to Heroes of the Storm , the multiplayer online battle arena that combines characters from the entire Blizzard universe. Once a team successfully takes over all three control points, a giant robot will be unlocked. This mode allows players to fight over a point to earn progress towards capturing it. (more...)
Hokkaido, Japón, activa alarma ante sobrevuelo de misil norcoreano Hokkaido, Japón, activa alarma ante sobrevuelo de misil norcoreano
- September 16, 2017

El misil , lanzado alrededor de las 07.00 hora de Japón (19.00 en la Argentina), sobrevoló la isla japonesa de Hokkaido ( norte ) y cayó en aguas del océano Pacífico , según el sistema de alerta del Gobierno nipón, informaron por su parte las autoridades. (more...)
US Senate has 'important questions' about Apple Face ID privacy
- September 16, 2017

FaceTec is celebrating the iPhone X's Face ID facial recognition system for pushing the field of mobile biometrics forward - and for highlighting the value of other facial recognition tools where iPhone X technology isn't practical or available. (more...)
Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Attempt To Punish Sanctuary Cities Like Chicago Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Attempt To Punish Sanctuary Cities Like Chicago
- September 16, 2017

A judge has halted an attempt by the Trump administration to block sanctuary cities from obtaining funding from a federal government program. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel hailed Friday's decision at a City Hall news conference as "an affirmation of the rule of law". (more...)
Apple's iPhone 8 pre-orders start tonight. Are you upgrading?
- September 16, 2017

But both the lovely new glass and aluminium iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus go on sale next week, armed with the new superfast A11 Bionic chip. The feature will also not work if the user doesn't directly stare at the phone, and it may not work with some sunglasses. (more...)