• Apple said to develop touchless control, curved iPhone screen
Apple said to develop touchless control, curved iPhone screen

The technology likely won't be ready for consumers for at least two years, if Apple chooses to go forward with it, a person familiar with the work said. The work comes as the Cupertino, California-based smartphone pioneer looks to make its gadgets stand out. Apple is staying ahead of the curve by introducing features not found in competitors'...

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  • Tonight's Blue Moon is Also a Paschal Moon to Welcome Easter 2018
Tonight's Blue Moon is Also a Paschal Moon to Welcome Easter 2018

Full moons themselves are not rare, as they occur nearly every 29 days, but a blue moon is a rare event. Since full moon occur every 29 days, it is sometimes really hard to note the two full moons to be falling within the same calendar month.

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  • This Galaxy Doesn't Have Dark Matter, and That's Weird
This Galaxy Doesn't Have Dark Matter, and That's Weird

Measurements made with Keck and Gemini Observatory , both on Maunakea, the Hubble Space Telescope and others showed that NGC 1052-DF2, an ultra-diffuse galaxy, followed a different path. Most paths to explaining NGC 1052-DF2's formation implicate its galactic neighbors. Astronomers know it's there because of its gravitational influence, but th...

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  • Huawei launches new smartphones to redefine intelligent photography
Huawei launches new smartphones to redefine intelligent photography

The Kirin 970 chip, which powers all Huawei phones in the P20 range, comes with its own dedicated AI hub, called the neural processing unit, or NPU, and it's this unit in particular that powers or enhances numerous phone's new features. Huawei's newest smartphone can take bright, crisp photos in near-darkness without the need for a flash using ex...

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  • Logitech Debuts $49 Digital Crayon for 6th Gen iPad
Logitech Debuts $49 Digital Crayon for 6th Gen iPad

It has a battery life of 8-hours and can last a full day of use. The new entry-level iPad also features Apple Pencil support. Along with providing protection against bumps, scratches and up-to-four-foot drops, the detachable keyboard also sports pry-resistant keys that are spill-resistant - adding to their durability.

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  • The first Chrome OS tablet has been launched by Acer
The first Chrome OS tablet has been launched by Acer

Google and its Chrome-OS based devices are the leader in United States education market and with the new Chrome OS tablet, the search giant does not want to lose its grip. The front camera is the secondary one and it is a 2MP camera, designed for video calls. The Wacom EMR stylus can also easily identify student writing, thanks to advanced machi...

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  • Fortnite BR Blitz Mode is just the right thing for mobile
Fortnite BR Blitz Mode is just the right thing for mobile

Fortnite is that game right now, and its official worldwide mobile launch is just going to make Epic's coffers fill up that much faster. In addition to this, it appears to be punching above its weight when compared to other giant mobile game hits of recent years.

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  • Tencent's PUBG Mobile Is Available on the App Store Right Now
Tencent's PUBG Mobile Is Available on the App Store Right Now

Tencent , China's largest game publisher, has launched the mobile version of one of the world's bestselling titles in the United States, to run on both iOS and Android. The title has quickly vaulted to the number two spot under the "Top Free" Games category in the App Store , right behind-you guessed it-Fortnite. No word on if Fortnite is be...

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  • Lyft & Magna team up to speed up self-driving vehicle development
Lyft & Magna team up to speed up self-driving vehicle development

On Wednesday, Lyft announced a partnership with auto-parts supplier Magna to develop a self-driving vehicle system. The companies announced the partnership Wednesday and also said that Magna would invest $200 million in Lyft. Magna will lead the manufacturing side of things. Lyft's deal with Magna isn't expected to scuttle those partnerships. S...

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  • Samsung Increases Customer Care Touchpoints Throughout the US
Samsung Increases Customer Care Touchpoints Throughout the US

The electronics maker on Wednesday announced that it is partnering with uBreakiFix, an independent repairs chain, to bring same-day, in-person fix service for more users of various Galaxy handsets in the US. A representative for the company told ZDnet that although in-store staff would be more than happy to help consumers install these ap...

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  • Monster Hunter World's Spring Update Dated and Detailed; Deviljho Gameplay Revealed
Monster Hunter World's Spring Update Dated and Detailed; Deviljho Gameplay Revealed

This will be the first major update for Monster Hunter World . Monster Hunter World took the world by storm when it was released a few months back , bringing the magic of this beloved franchise to an updated aesthetic and control scheme on modern consoles.

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  • Sony Blamed for Lack of Fortnite PS4 and Xbox One Crossplay
Sony Blamed for Lack of Fortnite PS4 and Xbox One Crossplay

To participate, Fortnite aficionados need an Internet connection, iOS 11 and at least an iPhone 6S/SE, iPad Mini 4 , iPad Pro , iPad Air 2 , iPhones 7+ or any 2017 iPad. However, we all know that Pokemon GO is the Magister of mobile gaming, having more than 100,000,000,000 downloads and still counting. Usually, whenever a major console cha...

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  • Elon Musk Expects Mars Ship To Make First Trip In 2019
Elon Musk Expects Mars Ship To Make First Trip In 2019

The company is still way behind on its production targets. "I think that once we build it, we'll have a point of proof". Elon Musk is unquestionably the most interesting businessman in Silicon Valley - arguably the world - thanks to his nearly single-handed reignition of the space race.

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  • Tennis World Tour Release Date Announced
Tennis World Tour Release Date Announced

As we approach the release date, Nintendo will have a pre-launch online tournament where you can experience 1v1 online tournaments before its release. The prelims will take place in the game's online ranked mode from March 8 - 18, and best eight players from each region will move on to the finals. Surely owners of either system will be excited, eag...

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  • Windows 10 S a Flop? Becoming a 'Mode' in 2019
Windows 10 S a Flop? Becoming a 'Mode' in 2019

During the Windows Developer Day event today, Microsoft today revealed the Windows AI platform which will allow developers to build intelligent apps on Windows 10 platform. This move means it will be easier for Microsoft to continue to offer Windows 10 S to users, while simplifying the upgrade path. For a $50 fee, any Windows 10 S machine can b...

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  • Alexa really loses its voice as Amazon Web services suffer outage
Alexa really loses its voice as Amazon Web services suffer outage

Citing "several sources familiar with the matter", Yahoo Finance reports that the engineering team responsible for Alexa is "seriously exploring" adding language translations and other capabilities that could benefit different languages and cultures.

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  • MWC 2018: ZTE unveil mid range Blade V9 and V9 Vita
MWC 2018: ZTE unveil mid range Blade V9 and V9 Vita

Last year's Blade V8 Pro was a pretty excellent phone at an affordable price point. On the other hand, the ZTE Blade V9 Vita is a lighter edition of the ZTE Blade V9 smartphone. Utilising the popular dual camera horizontal placement the resolution is an acceptable 16 and 5 Megapixels at the rear and 8 megapixel camera at the front.

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  • Asus Zenfone 5 Lite Launched With Dual Front And Rear Cameras
Asus Zenfone 5 Lite Launched With Dual Front And Rear Cameras

The new line-up also includes ZenFone 5 Lite . "It uses a 6.2" screen that takes up 90% of the front surface of the phone . Full availability details for Asus Zenfone 5 Series have not yet been announced . Although the 5Z was not on show, an Asus representative assured us that the ZenFone 5Z and ZenFone 5 feature the same design, w...

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  • Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact to ditch headphone jack?
Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact to ditch headphone jack?

Over the past few weeks, there have been talks that Sony will introduce a new design language that will keep the new Xperia smartphone in line with the current trend. The display will get the Gorilla Glass 5 protection as well. The pricing of the Sony Xperia XZ2 is speculated to be SEK 7,990 (around $986) and the Xperia XZ2 Compact for ...

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  • Fortnite Season 3 Battle Pass Release Incoming - Everything We Know
Fortnite Season 3 Battle Pass Release Incoming - Everything We Know

As you play, you'll progress through the various reward tiers and collect more loot. Epic has showcased some of the content included in Fortnite's Season 3 Battle Pass. Because these challenges stack, you'll even be able to purchase the battle pass halfway through the season and not miss out on any content. Meanwhile, game patch 2.5.0 has bee...

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  • Florida Girl Found with Abductor in GA Hotel
Florida Girl Found with Abductor in GA Hotel

Byrns, pretending to be a girl in her young teens, began communicating with the victim after meeting her online through a PlayStation game, police said. Byrns is now in custody charged with kidnapping. Authorities said Byrns had no prior criminal record, but they are continuing a "very active investigation" into whether he contacted any other chi...

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  • Burnout Paradise Remastered hits consoles in March
Burnout Paradise Remastered hits consoles in March

It's targeting a March release and will bring the Burnout action you know and remember in glorious 4K at 60fps, at least on PlayStation 4 Pro . Thankfully, it won't be long before players can revisit Paradise City: the remastered game is launching on consoles on March 9th.

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  • Samsung to compete with Facebook; new social media service in works
Samsung to compete with Facebook; new social media service in works

The Plus variant will have an secondary 12MP sensor at the back with f/2.4 aperture. Another highlight of the Galaxy S9 series are the speakers . The camera features will be optical image stabilizer, laser and dual-pixel autofocus. In case you need a refresher, the Galaxy Tab S3 debuted with a 9.7-inch Super AMOLED display wit ha 2048x15...

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  • Apple employees can't stop banging their heads against the walls
Apple employees can't stop banging their heads against the walls

The problem stems from Apple's extensive use of glass in constructing the buildings on the campus . The building provides glass-based viewing portals of this park along with views of the landscape surrounding the building's exterior. No word on whether Apple's much shorter spaceship office suffers from similar issues. "The achievement is to make...

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  • Amazon Echo range of devices to be available offline soon
Amazon Echo range of devices to be available offline soon

All the three smart speakers are available across both online and offline channels today onwards, including Amazon .in, Amazon kiosks and also other retail outlets across the country. Amazon had recently announced that the Alexa skills library has crossed the 12,000 number, including PM Modi's popular Mann Ki Baat programme. " We are grateful to...

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  • Google Chrome now has a default ad-blocker
Google Chrome now has a default ad-blocker

Exhausted of annoying online ads? Google has fired a potentially serious salvo at online publishers after its Chrome web browser began its crackdown on intrusive adverts. and the News Media Alliance, which represents 2,000 newspapers in the USA and Canada . To critics, Google's move looks less like a cleanup than an assertion of dominance - an...

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  • Google Pixel yearly sales double to 3.9 million in 2017
Google Pixel yearly sales double to 3.9 million in 2017

Google has done better with the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL stock, but the phones are also quite expensive. Jeronimo points out how it's a "remarkable achievement to double sales", especially during a time when consumers mostly already have smartphones.

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  • Google Has a Solution for Faster Mobile Content: AMP
Google Has a Solution for Faster Mobile Content: AMP

The AMP Stories format is available for free, open to anyone to use. According to The Verge , developers will be able to make emails 'more interactive and engaging through the AMP for Email feature . Images and text can be used interchangeably depending on the context, and the format has been developed specifically for the mobile platform. P...

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  • Apple plays down security fears over leaked iOS source code
Apple plays down security fears over leaked iOS source code

According to research scientist Karl Koscher, by issuing a DMCA takedown order, Apple faced perjury charges if the code wasn't authentic. The leaked code contained information on the iPhone's boot up process and its security measures.

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  • Apple HomePod Now Available in US, UK, and Australia
Apple HomePod Now Available in US, UK, and Australia

You can control HomePod from your iPhone, though iOS doesn't make it especially easy. Unlike in the Alexa app, meanwhile, there's no log of what Siri heard and what her response was. We expect this will be fixed in a software update, but it's a very surprising omission from any speaker, let alone a "smart speaker". Apple is positioning the HomePo...

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  • Apple dispels security concerns regarding leaked iOS 9 source code
Apple dispels security concerns regarding leaked iOS 9 source code

However, with the code being in the open, jailbreaking the device and finding vulnerabilities will be easier for those who are interested in finding flaws in the operating system . According to Motherboard , a few hours after the story broke, Apple sent a DMCA legal notice demanding GitHub take down the iBoot code. Calling it the iOS version...

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  • FORD Ranger Raptor revealed - Ford's Halo Truck
FORD Ranger Raptor revealed - Ford's Halo Truck

It will be available in Australia later this year but only powered by the 2.0-litre diesel engine , which produces 156kW and 500Nm. From the fat fenders to the upgraded suspension , the Ranger Raptor looks just like a small-scale F-150 Raptor.

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  • ME senator claws his way to lobster emoji victory
ME senator claws his way to lobster emoji victory

Angus King says a long-overdue lobster emoji is coming to smartphones, and it is cause for celebration. The senator wrote to Unicode requesting a lobster emoji in September 2017 and cited the importance of the animal on Maine's culture and economy.

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  • Spiders with Long Tails Found in Ancient Amber
Spiders with Long Tails Found in Ancient Amber

Given it was encased in amber, Chimerarachne must have lived on or around tree trunks, and like its modern counterparts it most likely would have fed on insects. These specimens became available past year to Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, he added. But Bo Wang, also at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Nanjing, and his colleagu...

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  • Kenny Dalglish to represent Liverpool at Munich air disaster's 60th anniversary service
Kenny Dalglish to represent Liverpool at Munich air disaster's 60th anniversary service

Manchester United star Jesse Lingard has apologised for "any upset caused" after a tweet was mistakenly sent from his account during Tuesday's Munich air disaster memorial service. I'm just very glad that Henry Gregg. was counted good enough to play for what I consider to be one of the greatest clubs in the world". His strong, domineering physiq...

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  • PS4 system update 5.50 enters beta as Sony previews new features
PS4 system update 5.50 enters beta as Sony previews new features

Two new tabs are being added to make tracking your installed applications easier: "This PS4 " and "Name/Avatar". " This PS4 " will show only the applications that are now installed on your system - as in, the ones that you'll actually be interested in seeing 90 percent of the time - with further subdivisions for games and apps.

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  • 'Bachelor' contestant reported missing by mom that apparently doesn't watch TV
'Bachelor' contestant reported missing by mom that apparently doesn't watch TV

While the footage would have been shot months earlier, surely production (or Bekah's mother) would have been in contact with her during the airing of the show. A month later, on December 12, a deputy reached out to Martinez's mother, asking if she had heard from her daughter. And if that's the case, did Bekah tell her that she was going to.

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  • 'Talking' killer whale mimics human words including 'hello'
'Talking' killer whale mimics human words including 'hello'

The phrases included "hello", "ah ha", "one, two", " Amy ", and " bye , bye". Another viewer said it reminded him of The Phantom Raspberry Blower of Old London Town, a sketch made famous in BBC comedy The Two Ronnies in 1976. The killer whale was able to mimic the duration and pitch of human speech, coming close on three words to a "high-...

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  • Facebook begins privacy push ahead of tough new European law
Facebook begins privacy push ahead of tough new European law

And national regulators will be able to issue fines if companies collect personal data without consent or misuse personal data. The move, announced in a blog post, is not all for fun or just because Facebook suddenly realized it should be more communicative with its users on privacy.

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