SpaceX set to launch Wednesday morning

SpaceX is slated to launch a rocket from a pad at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base at 6:17 a.m. local time on Wednesday. According to Space.com those experimental solutions include parachutes and equipping recovery ships with metal arms. More..

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Samsung sharply reduced its OLED display production
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Samsung sharply reduced its OLED display production

The latest report additionally says that the bad news may not end there. The new target will reduce production at the plant to around 60% of the original plan. The rise of ASP (average sale price) to more ...More..

Oxfam hit by new misconduct claims
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Oxfam hit by new misconduct claims

About 7,000 people canceled their regular donations to United Kingdom charity Oxfam in the last 10 days, following a sex scandal in the organization, CEO of the charity's British affiliate Mark Goldring said Tu...More..

Apple fixes Telugu bug that crashed devices
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Apple fixes Telugu bug that crashed devices

Fortunately, Apple has issued in a fix in the later version of the iPhone's iOS software, version iOS 11 .2.6. The critical bug first surfaced last week and affected any app that displays characters ...More..

NASA's Kepler discovers almost 100 new exoplanets
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

NASA's Kepler discovers almost 100 new exoplanets

It also only works if the planet orbits between the observer (us, or rather the Kepler telescope) and its star. It is estimated that there are thousands of other exoplanets in our own Milky Way galaxy which...More..

Swipe Keyboard for iOS and Android with Dragon Dictation Has Been Discontinued
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Swipe Keyboard for iOS and Android with Dragon Dictation Has Been Discontinued

Meanwhile, XDA Developers also dug up an early February post from Nuance stating that the iOS version of Swype is also going away. It will only stop the Swype keyboard app business. Even though the devel...More..

Google Image Search No Longer Offers 'View Image' Button
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Google Image Search No Longer Offers 'View Image' Button

However the changes are only cosmetic. For as long as I can remember, image search on Google had a "View Image" button that opened up the image in a new tab and allowed users to download the image without hav...More..

The Year Of The Dog Begins Today
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

The Year Of The Dog Begins Today

The Lunar New Year is celebrated in countries across Asia with fireworks, parades, and special foods. South Korea's Lunar New Year, called "Seollal", will see citizens don traditional garb and play a tradit...More..

THQ Nordic Acquires Homefront, Saints Row Publisher
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

THQ Nordic Acquires Homefront, Saints Row Publisher

Deep Silver bought Saints Row and Metro as part of the THQ firesale, and, later, Homefront from Crytek. Koch Media will be consolidated into THQ Nordic's financial statements from February 2018. "Wi...More..

US Intelligence Agencies Warns Against Buying Huawei, ZTE Phones
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

US Intelligence Agencies Warns Against Buying Huawei, ZTE Phones

Huawei of course reiterated that they do not pose any greater cybersecurity risk than any other ICT vendors. The company highlighted its strong position in many markets outside of the U.S. Besides the US gove...More..

A Solar Storm Will Hit The Earth Today
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

A Solar Storm Will Hit The Earth Today

The NOA says that as a result, people in Northern Michigan and ME might be able to see auroras. NOAA further added that the forecast calls for a high probability of a G-1 or a "minor" storm, which could stren...More..

Apple Confirms HomePod Can Leave White Rings on Wood Surfaces
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Apple Confirms HomePod Can Leave White Rings on Wood Surfaces

Some joked that Apple should instruct users to put a coaster under their HomePod , with one quipping that "ten 'HomePod Coaster" start ups were formed in the past two hours'. HomePod owners have been ta...More..

Donald Trump to cut budget for International Space Station (ISS) via privatization
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Donald Trump to cut budget for International Space Station (ISS) via privatization

Around $150 million will go to a new program created to monetize the low-Earth orbit as NASA's cashstash for the International Space Station will run dry by late 2025. "For us, it's really that we want to s...More..

Less-cool Facebook losing youth appeal, survey suggests
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Less-cool Facebook losing youth appeal, survey suggests

It's user total is expected to grow by 13.1 percent to reach 104.7 million this year. Snapchat is set to gain from Facebook's loss. Instagram , which is of course a Facebook property that the big broth...More..

Nokia 8 gets better with Android 8.1 Oreo
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Nokia 8 gets better with Android 8.1 Oreo

According to the information received by NokiaPowerUser from their retail sources in India, HMD Global is going to launch Nokia 1 , Nokia 6 (2018 ), and, Nokia 9 (which is also called Nokia 8 Sirocco)...More..

Xiaomi rolls out Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro in India
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Xiaomi rolls out Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro in India

I'm going to try to address two questions today - the first is whether the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro have what it takes to build on the success of the Redmi Note 4 . The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5...More..

Watch Elon Musk's response to Falcon Heavy takeoff
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Watch Elon Musk's response to Falcon Heavy takeoff

That core booster, which was expected to land offshore on SpaceX's drone ship " Of Course I Still Love You ", crashed when two of three engines did not fire during a final landing burn, Musk told reporters af...More..

NASA's New Horizons breaks record by taking the Most Distant Pictures Ever
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

NASA's New Horizons breaks record by taking the Most Distant Pictures Ever

It plans to observe around two dozen objects in the belt, including dwarf planets and "Centaurs"-objects with unstable orbits that cross the orbits of the solar system's giant planets". So how does New Horizons...More..

VLC 3.0 Brings Big Updates Including Chromecast Support and HDR
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

VLC 3.0 Brings Big Updates Including Chromecast Support and HDR

We're looking at HDR10 support, and hardware-accelerated 4K/8K video on everything from smartphones, to PCs. VLC also offers better support for Blu-Ray movies. However, the Chromecast streaming function is no...More..

Vonn ready to bow out on a high note
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Vonn ready to bow out on a high note

She had to sit out the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, due to injury, so this will be her first Olympics in eight years. When she was 17 and made her Olympic debut at the Salt Lake City Games - heck, e...More..