Google Chromecast returning to Amazon in possible de-escalation of YouTube dispute

In addition to the regular Chromecast, Amazon also published a listing for the 4K-capable Chromecast Ultra adapter. The Chromecast is probably the most popular video streaming device of all time. Each began in their own corner of the web, but all... More..

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ARCore to Replace the Google Augmented Reality Project Known as Tango
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

ARCore to Replace the Google Augmented Reality Project Known as Tango

ARCore does not need special sensors to function, and works with current smartphone hardware and cameras, with machine learning taking care of the workload for the most part. As this has an added advantage ove...More..

Space Station astronauts can now watch Star Wars in Space
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Space Station astronauts can now watch Star Wars in Space

Tuesday , Dec. 19. According to the correspondent, the aircraft has now separated from the third stage of the Soyuz-FG carrier rocket. A trio of US and Japanese astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut blasted of...More..

Baauer 'Taking Action' Against FCC Over 'Harlem Shake' Net Neutrality Repeal Video
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Baauer 'Taking Action' Against FCC Over 'Harlem Shake' Net Neutrality Repeal Video

The Federal Communications Commission finally repealed the net neutrality rules after months of efforts trying to turn it into a partisan issue ( surprise! it's actually not ), disregarding public comment, a...More..

Asteroid of 5 km in diameter to pass near from Earth today
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Asteroid of 5 km in diameter to pass near from Earth today

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon - named for the son of the Greek Sun god Helios, who lost control of his dad's chariot and nearly incinerated the Earth - will pass close enough to our home planet that the Internationa...More..

Microsoft Files Patent For Foldable Dual-Screen Notebook
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Microsoft Files Patent For Foldable Dual-Screen Notebook

There's even a drawing in the patent filing of what this might look like. The ultra-portable device from Microsoft features two halves that pivot around a central hinge. But seeing as how Microsoft has pushe...More..

Google announces Tango will shut down on March 1
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Google announces Tango will shut down on March 1

The software development tools mean that AR apps can work on a wider variety of Android devices instead of the limited and comparatively bulky Project Tango phones. " tweeted Google through Tango's official...More..

Google AI Researchers and NASA Discover Two New Planets
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Google AI Researchers and NASA Discover Two New Planets

Machine learning is an approach to artificial intelligence in which computers "learn". "This discovery of an eighth planet ties Kepler-90 with our own solar system for having the most known planets", sai...More..

Geminid meteor shower to graze skies on Thursday night
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Geminid meteor shower to graze skies on Thursday night

The peak was predicted for the morning of December 14, but, if you watch on the morning of December 15, you might still catch some meteors then, too. The show will compensate for the flop of the in August, wh...More..

Google crunches data to help NASA find two new planets
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Google crunches data to help NASA find two new planets

This system was then utilized to search for the weaker signals in 670 star systems in which exoplanets had been previously discovered as they had the best chance of containing more celestial bodies. Using this ...More..

SpaceX to launch first reused rocket for NASA
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

SpaceX to launch first reused rocket for NASA

Falcon 9 previously launched to the ISS on the 11 CRS mission. With this mission, SpaceX delivered about 4,800 pounds of cargo and material to support science investigations aboard the space station. About fi...More..

Microsoft will bundle PUBG with Xbox One X next week
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Microsoft will bundle PUBG with Xbox One X next week

Battlegrounds is a player versus player (PvP) action game in which up to one hundred players fight in a battle royale , a type of large-scale last man standing deathmatch where players fight to remain the las...More..

Facebook's 'snooze' button mutes a friend for 30 days
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Facebook's 'snooze' button mutes a friend for 30 days

Facebook's move is based on a bunch of internal and external research on how social media affects moods. But the issue isn't going away, so today the company elaborated on its stance in another of its " Har...More..

Winter Festivities Are Coming to Destiny 2 in The Dawning
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Winter Festivities Are Coming to Destiny 2 in The Dawning

Players visiting social areas in the game may notice something different beginning next Tuesday, as the Tower and Farm are festively decorated, but this isn't the only change coming to Destiny 2 on the Decemb...More..

Cigar-shaped asteroid might be alien craft, researchers say
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Cigar-shaped asteroid might be alien craft, researchers say

Researchers will use a listening telescope to search for signs of alien technology on 'Oumuamua, the mysterious , fast-moving, cigar-shaped interstellar object now speeding through our solar system. "'Oumuam...More..

The most powerful iMac is now on sale in Malaysia
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

The most powerful iMac is now on sale in Malaysia

Why? And also, because clearly, you don't want to mistake an iMac Pro for a regular iMac, an exclusive black finish only found on the Pro models. The launch of Apple's iMac Pro should help this momentum cont...More..

Is Mysterious Interstellar Object 'Oumuamua' An Alien Spaceship?
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Is Mysterious Interstellar Object 'Oumuamua' An Alien Spaceship?

However, given the object's speed, the paper says, "it seems unlikely that 1I/2017 U1 originated from a possible Oort cloud around this star, but it simply trespassed on its way through". The object is no...More..

Vivo smartphones will be first to feature in-display fingerprint sensor
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Vivo smartphones will be first to feature in-display fingerprint sensor

Synaptics , only recently, announced that it had managed to design an in-screen fingerprint sensor technology fit enough to enter mass production, and that a "top-five" smartphone manufacturer will be the fir...More..

Alphabet, Indian state partner to deploy new wireless internet tech
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Alphabet, Indian state partner to deploy new wireless internet tech

We've been working with AP State FiberNet , a telecom company in Andhra Pradesh , a state in India which is home to more than 53 million people. It will deploy Free Space Optical Communications (FSOC) techn...More..

New Report Suggests Samsung Galaxy S9 Coming At MWC 2018
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

New Report Suggests Samsung Galaxy S9 Coming At MWC 2018

Nearly all the leaks claim that the design of the new phone will be quite similar to its predecessor. To note, Synaptics had been involved in delivering the touchscreen panels for the flagships before the...More..

Pokemon Crystal Coming to 3DS eShop in January
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Pokemon Crystal Coming to 3DS eShop in January

Like Pokemon Yellow , Pokemon Crystal is an update to Gold and Silver featuring the same region and storyline. It was also the first Pokemon title to include battle animations (as rudimentary as they ...More..

Facebook To Introduce Pre-Roll Ads For 'Watch' Videos
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Facebook To Introduce Pre-Roll Ads For 'Watch' Videos

While pre-roll ads don't work well in News Feed, we think they will work well in Watch because it's a place where people visit and come back to with the intention to watch videos. Facebook will start with 6-...More..

Honor 9 Lite set be unveiled on December 21
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Honor 9 Lite set be unveiled on December 21

The recently launched Honor 7X came with a slightly bigger 5.93-inch display with the same resolution. Underneath the hood, the Honor 9 Lite will pack Huawei's Kirin 659 processor with 3GB and 4GB RAM var...More..

CES 2018: LG Unveils Next-Gen Gram Laptops
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

CES 2018: LG Unveils Next-Gen Gram Laptops

The new batch includes a 13.3 inch model weighing in at 2.1 pounds, a 14 inch variant at 2.2 pounds, and a 15.6 version coming in at 2.4 pounds. LG is now responding to it by using Nano Carbon Magnesium full me...More..

by | Friday, December 15, 2017

The Samsung Bixby speaker no-one asked for may land early 2018

MailOnline has contacted Samsung for comment. As you may have guessed, the smart speaker will be controlled by Bixby , Samsung's voice assistant that rivals Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri. Amazon's category ...More..

Mercedes preps 2 instrument panels for next G-class SUV
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Mercedes preps 2 instrument panels for next G-class SUV

Instead, MBUX will make its production debut on Mercedes-Benz's new compact cars, which the automaker claims will arrive "as early as" 2018. Other options include the Exclusive Interior and Exclusive Interior...More..

Shark found in wild could be 512 years old
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Shark found in wild could be 512 years old

The study of this finding was published in a journal Science which stated that this particular shark was the oldest of all the 28 Greenland sharks analyzed by the scientists. The Greenland sharks ...More..

Apple orchestrates deal for song-recognition app Shazam
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Apple orchestrates deal for song-recognition app Shazam

A Shazam spokesperson was quick to point out the company's excitement to be working with Apple and continue "delivering magic" to its user base. The company was tight-lipped about the price of the deal, however...More..

Soyuz MS-05 with crew undocks space station, heads for Earth
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Soyuz MS-05 with crew undocks space station, heads for Earth

EST) on the vast steppes outside of a remote town in Kazakhstan. Among the three crew members, two were astronauts, and one was a cosmonaut. Bresnik conducted three spacewalks while aboard ISS, during which...More..

New Juno Results Reveal The Weirdness Of Jupiter's Great Red Spot
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

New Juno Results Reveal The Weirdness Of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The mission has revealed a number of fascinating observations including the fact that Jupiter's Great Red Spot , which is much wider than Earth, penetrates well below the clouds deep into the planet's atmosp...More..