Science

by | January 26, 2016 | 21:52

The Verge says , this won't be a direct port, but rather will come with some new design elements to it. With this mode, the keys shift to one side in a fan-shaped layout, allowing users to access the keys easily along with emojis and word suggestions.

by | January 26, 2016 | 19:17

The phone apparently won't inherit the pressure-sensitive 3D Touch display from the 6S, and it will include a headphone jack that may be missing from the upcoming "iPhone 7". We might have just gotten the first hard evidence that Apple is really planning a new, mini iPhone. So, the new phone will still pack the same punch as its iPhone 6S model counterparts, simply in a smaller package.

by | January 26, 2016 | 06:17

Takata officials did not comment on the news of an upcoming meeting. The other 4 million vehicles will be inspected because of additional testing on Takata driver-side airbags, including vehicles from Honda and VW, NHTSA said. The latest recalls involve cars made by Ford Motor Co, Honda, Volkswagen AG, Daimler AG, Audi AG, Mazda Motor Corp., Saab AB and BMW AG. For a while it seemed as if the long, drawn-out Takata airbag recall might be coming to an end.

by | January 26, 2016 | 00:52

However, apparently even The Taken King was redrafted several times, with several features removed including a new raid, before it was released. It has had events like the Halloween-themed Festival of the Lost and December's Sparrow Racing League, but players want something bigger.

by | January 25, 2016 | 22:58

A report by the Guardian noted, "The code of the website appears to generate an ever-increasingly long string of characters, which becomes harder and harder for the browser to load, likely resulting in a memory issue and forcing the reboot of the device".

by | January 25, 2016 | 18:03

Tim Peake and Tim Kopra's spacewalk has been officially terminated after a small "golfball" amount of water was discovered inside NASA astronaut Tim Kopra's suit. On his blog he wrote: "Although I am exhilarated by tomorrow's spacewalk I have no time to dwell on these emotions". It's being replaced by a spare dubbed Dusty; the spare has been on the space station since 1999.

by | January 25, 2016 | 17:02

This is the moment Tim Peake became the first Brit (officially) in space as he commenced a six and a half hour spacewalk. Last week, when NASA announced the spacewalk, the agency said replacing the failed voltage regulator was actually pretty simple (as far as repairs on the International Space Station are concerned).

by | January 25, 2016 | 00:08

Forbes says the 5SE will feature curved glass edges and will be made available in 6S colors: silver, space grey and rose gold. However, certain sites around the globe claim that the phone would be called the iPhone 5 SE, where SE means "special edition".

by | January 24, 2016 | 04:14

Scientists wondering why we haven't yet found life on other planets think they have the answer: we're too late. The CSIRO Parkes radio telescope scans space in the search for alien civilisations. Even with various technological advances, that still holds true today, thus Fermi's Paradox . If aliens are out there, they may all be dead. Indeed, a growing number of planets are being discovered in the so-called "habitable" zone around their stars - the area where liquid water could be ...

by | January 24, 2016 | 01:14

It doesn't sound like it was too hard for Blue Origin to get the New Shepard system back up in working order. It also means Blue Origin has seemingly beaten rival SpaceX yet again in the race to reuse rockets . The rockets do not have to be discarded after every use, which greatly reduces material wastage also. The latest flight included new parachutes and pyro igniters, and incorporated software improvements to make the landing smoother.

by | January 23, 2016 | 08:35

Both the astronauts went out to fix the issue on a roughly six hours mission, but the mission was cut short in less than five hours due to issue in the helmet of Tim Kopra. The team had accomplished their main objective which was the replace a faulty shunt which had stopped electricity from passing to the station from one of its main solar panels.

by | January 23, 2016 | 01:48

Games will feature a modern interface and as a Steam offering, they'll also be compatible with Valve's own Steam Controller. To this end, Atari reckon Steam Controller support "provides significantly improved precision control". For now if you're looking for ultra retro gaming goodness, the Archive has a ton-including Atari titles...and yes, even some of the taboo Mystique games are there.

by | January 22, 2016 | 15:07

The school teacher's words of peace and brotherhood reported by global media before he died reflect the ultimate sacrifice, and have resulted in calls to regard the Muslims' actions during the incident as a sign of peace and tolerance that should unite Muslims and Christians in Kenya.

by | January 22, 2016 | 11:14

A move which might work out to the company's benefit as its competitors will be unveiling flagships at MWC competing for the spotlight. Inside, the P9 should rock a 5.2-inch 1080p display, the Kirin 950 processor, dual 12-megapixel cameras on the back, with a 3000mAh battery that should last most of the day.

by | January 22, 2016 | 11:14

According to the report , Huawei will launch a regular P9, P9 Lite, and P9 Max variants. Some devices hit the rumor mill hard before seeing an official release, and the upcoming Huawei P9 is certainly one of them. Further, the website claimed that none of the P9 variants will offer QHD (2560×1440) resolution displays. The leak also revealed that the Huawei P9 phone will be powered by octa-core Kirin 950 processors.

by | January 22, 2016 | 11:03

Born in Bridgeport Connecticut on January 22nd, 1865, Wilbur Lincoln Scoville was a chemist, award-winning researcher, professor of pharmacology and the second vice-chairman of the American Pharmaceutical Association. Scoville heat units (SHU) on the Scoville scale go from zero to a massive 16 million (Trinidad Moruga is 2 million). And the team at Google have used his birthday to create another fun animated game.

by | January 22, 2016 | 08:28

Peake and United States colleague Tim Kopra switched their spacesuits to battery power at 1248 GMT, marking the official start of the floating maneuver for Peake, who is also the first British astronaut to fly to the orbiting International Space Station.

by | January 21, 2016 | 19:50

Despite the fact that certain hoverboard components like battery packs were approved by Underwriters Laboratories, a prominent American safety certification company, they weren't actually approved to be used in hoverboards. Trading Standards revealed last December that more than 17,000 hoverboards imported from beyond the European Union have been examined, of which over 15,000 (88%) failed basic safety checks.

by | January 21, 2016 | 19:08

North Korea says it exploded a hydrogen bomb last Wednesday, although the United States and other critics doubt this. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( DPRK ) has triggered widespread concern by announcing a successful test of its first H-bomb, which was described as "a self-defensive step" by its top leader Kim Jong Un.

by | January 21, 2016 | 19:06

Pyongyang on Wednesday carried out its fourth nuclear test, angering the global community and raising tensions with neighbouring South Korea. North Korea says last week's test was of a miniaturized hydrogen bomb - a claim largely dismissed by experts who argue the yield was far too low for a full-fledged thermonuclear device.

by | January 21, 2016 | 16:31

The Falcon 9 blasted off earlier in the day from Vandenberg Air Force Base to put the U.S- and European-owned Jason 3 climate-monitoring satellite into orbit. The rocket, carrying 11 communications satellites for Orbcomm is the first launch of the rocket since a failed mission to the International Space Station in June, 2015.

by | January 21, 2016 | 11:42

SpaceX said it lost contact with its live video link of the floating barge, or droneship, before the rocket came in for a landing, so no images were immediately available. The January 17 launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was through heavy fog at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. This was SpaceX's third attempt at landing the Falcon rocket on a mobile barge.

by | December 08, 2015 | 18:39

The patch is  remarkably similar to the beta patch released three weeks ago  but with a few new  fixes . Of course,  Fallout  isn't meant to be sexy, and in some instances these mods do somewhat spoil the atmosphere of the game, but if you're just looking for something to spice up your adventures then these are the mods for you.

by | December 07, 2015 | 14:37

Cash is king and everyone, especially the yakuza , needs to have more of it. Thankfully, Kiryu and Majima are the "entrepreneurial" type and will have plenty of ways to make, spend, and take money.

by | December 07, 2015 | 13:36

The famed automaker have made it clear that the first all-electric Porsche will indeed be seen on the roads, to rival others such as the highly-anticipated Tesla. The four-door four-seater gets all-wheel drive and all-wheel steering, and 440kW from twin electric motors capable of delivering a claimed 3.5-second zero to 100km/h and onwards to 200km/h in "under twelve seconds".

by | December 07, 2015 | 04:55

Wherever nothing exists, dark matter can be found. It was speculated that the entire Universe was threaded along the dark matter web, a huge 3-D structure spanning... The cosmic trend known as the large scale structure of galaxies is something that remains to be fully understood. The one in SSA22 could be called a proto-Great Wall.

by | December 06, 2015 | 16:10

Researchers from four countries: India, Canada, China, and Japan, along with researchers from the University of California have been working on the project from past 15 years. "TMT has no legal standing on that mountain, and they should be coming to collect their machines", he said. "Generally, no development is allowed to be built because it's protecting the water sources for the whole island of  Hawaii ", she added.

by | December 06, 2015 | 08:02

The sequel stars King Evan of Ding Dong Dell. Aided by Roland, a man who like Oliver comes from another world, King Evan works to reclaim his kingdom.   Revenant Kingdom  is coming to PlayStation 4 and the announcement made one VG247 extremely happy today. Wrath of the White Witch featured a different cast and storyline than its upcoming sequel, with a boy named Oliver and fairy sidekick Drippy trying to save the world after a difficult loss back in his own.

by | December 04, 2015 | 14:07

Latest rumors claimed that MacBook Air and Pro 2016 release is scheduled in June 2016 at Apple's Worldwide Developers' Conference event. A rumored image of Apple MacBook Pro 2016, which is expected to release in early 2016. The Taiwanese publication also notes that it's been eight years since the launch of MacBook Air and in that time it hasn't received a design upgrade.

by | December 04, 2015 | 12:43

Galaxies are formed when ordinary matter collapses and subsequently cools down. Researchers took a look at the Abell 2744 galaxy cluster and observed it with the XMM space telescope, which can detect very hot gas due to its sensitivity to X-rays.

by | December 04, 2015 | 11:22

Meanwhile the Galaxy A3 comes packed with a 4.7-inch HD Super AMOLED display , 1.5 GHz Quad Core processor, 1.5GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage, with expansion option of up to 128GB via microSD card. While the rear camera takes reasonable daytime shots, the rear camera takes blurry selfies and both struggle with night time shots; to compare and contrast my partner has an over 2-year-old iPhone 5s and in every situation her iPhone kills my Galaxy A7 for picture quality.

by | December 04, 2015 | 01:24

The new version of Star Wars: Commander sees the introduction of a new world and a couple of new mercenaries, all inspired by locations and species featured in "The Force Awakens". "They begin by reviewing a shot shown in the trailer , where dozens of flags appear on a castle that belongs to Maz Kanata, a mysterious little goggle-wearing creature, played by Lupita Nyong'o ( 12 Years a Slave ) via motion-capture and CGI".

by | December 04, 2015 | 00:41

In addition to the new emoji’s, Google also plans to introduce new fonts and a brand-new keyboard. Nexus phones will be getting the update next week and it will be up to other manufacturers to decide when they roll it out.

by | December 03, 2015 | 16:20

After Black Friday, retailers are ready for the second round of shopping at least on Cyber Monday, which offers users to do online shopping while sitting at homes. 2016 could be a huge year for the MacBook as tech enthusiasts expect to see some incredible new models, but some other sources from the tech community suggest otherwise.

by | November 30, 2015 | 17:33

The production history of Pixar's The Good Dinosaur was marred with delays, a producer/director change, and a complete refurbishment of the story, with a total of six writers credited on the final product. The trick here is that the dinosaur has all the recognizably human qualities and the human kid is more animalistic, much more comfortable battling the laws of nature but also unable to speak.