Sci-tech

'Stranger Things' Releases SNES-Inspired Game to Promote Season 2

'Stranger Things' Releases SNES-Inspired Game to Promote Season 2

IGN reports you can play as a number of different characters from the series as you explore Hawkins, Mirkwood Forest, Hawkins Lab, and gain access to locations that haven't been revealed on the show....

by · Sci-tech
Uber app can secretly record your iPhone screen, security researcher reveals

Uber app can secretly record your iPhone screen, security researcher reveals

Giving least respect to user's privacy and security, global smartphone giant Apple iOs platform allowed Uber to record screen of the users who have installed Uber App on their smartphone, even wh...

by · Sci-tech
Latest Play Store update hits web as version 8.2.58 [APK]

Latest Play Store update hits web as version 8.2.58 [APK]

The Google Assistant capability follows other initiatives by the company, including an online gift concierge called GWYN (gifts when you need) that's powered by IBM's Watson artificial intelligenc...

by · Sci-tech
Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition Announced, Gets Release Date

Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition Announced, Gets Release Date

Introducing a new V-Trigger (which is basically a super-powered move) could significantly change Street Fighter V's playstyle. They can get its new version for $39.99 only on January 16, 2018. Thi...

by · Sci-tech
International Space Station Crew Gearing Up for Three October Spacewalks

International Space Station Crew Gearing Up for Three October Spacewalks

Bresnik and Vande Hei will venture back outside October 10 while Joe Acaba will join the station commander for the October 18 excursion. The duo astronauts will do a second space walk to lubricate...

by · Sci-tech
Snapchat and Jeff Koons collaborate on augmented reality art project

Snapchat and Jeff Koons collaborate on augmented reality art project

Now, Snapchat has teamed up with pop artist Jeff Koons for a unique augmented reality art project. Rendering the AR art must have been processor intense - I have the newest iPhone 8 Plus and t...

by · Sci-tech

Google Launches Home Max and Home Mini Smart Speakers

Google's miniature version hones down last year's Home into a smaller design, but with all of the smarts. Chandra touted the Max speaker's ability to adapt to the sound environment of your home ...

by · Sci-tech
John Mayer posts Instagram tribute to Tom Petty

John Mayer posts Instagram tribute to Tom Petty

Forgive me if this seems like an impossibly tall order. This year, Petty staged a sprawling 40th anniversary tour - but had said that the tour, which ended up being his last, would likely be his "last...

by · Sci-tech
Messenger Lite Launched in 4 More Countries to Increase Engagement

Messenger Lite Launched in 4 More Countries to Increase Engagement

However, this week Facebook made the app available to everyone Australia using an Android device (unfortunately there's no iOS version) as well. The Lite version of Facebook Messenger ...

by · Sci-tech
Quota-friendly app from Facebook: Messenger Lite

Quota-friendly app from Facebook: Messenger Lite

Sadly, iPhone owners are out of luck because the app is not yet available for iOS - and its feared there are no plans to bring it to Apple's devices. Now people in all places can use the Messenge...

by · Sci-tech
Nougat is now installed on 18% devices, Oreo makes its first appearance

Nougat is now installed on 18% devices, Oreo makes its first appearance

That's not much, but that's also not surprising since the update just launched and is really only available on Nexus and Pixel devices right now. Google's stats also show that adoption of Nougat i...

by · Sci-tech
Oreo appears for the first time in Google's Android distribution chart

Oreo appears for the first time in Google's Android distribution chart

Now. only the Pixel devices like Pixel, Pixel XL and Pixel C along with some Nexus devices like Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, and Nexus Player have received the Android 8 .0 Oreo update. Bringing most of y...

by · Sci-tech

Walmart accidentally leaks 2 Google surprises a day early

Pacific to show off its new hardware to take us through 2017. The Pixel 2 is being manufactured by HTC and follows the same design language as last year's flagship albeit with a smaller glass window o...

by · Sci-tech
Facebook Testing Facial Recognition for Account Recovery

Facebook Testing Facial Recognition for Account Recovery

The company confirmed, "We are testing a new feature for people who want to quickly and easily verify account ownership during the account recovery process". The feature is designed as an alternative ...

by · Sci-tech
Walmart Buys Logistics Startup to Enable Same-Day Delivery in NY

Walmart Buys Logistics Startup to Enable Same-Day Delivery in NY

The retailer announced today that it has acquired technology-based, same-day, and last-mile delivery company Parcel . The idea is for Parcel to help Walmart with the most expensive final stretch ...

by · Sci-tech
Facebook is hiring 1000 people to fight shady ads

Facebook is hiring 1000 people to fight shady ads

Two weeks ago, Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg announced an overhaul to the rules around political ad spending and said the company would add 250 employees to work on election...

by · Sci-tech
New PlayStation VR model allows HDR pass through, has slimmer connection cable

New PlayStation VR model allows HDR pass through, has slimmer connection cable

Looking for a fully fledged VR headset? Sony said that the updated Processor Box is not compatible with existing PSVR HMDs because the revised version features a slim data cable with, presumab...

by · Sci-tech
Microsoft Is Ending Groove Music, Here's What You Need To Know

Microsoft Is Ending Groove Music, Here's What You Need To Know

Microsoft announced plans today to discontinue the company's Groove Music Pass music streaming service , and music purchases in the Windows Store . Starting this week, an update for the app will ...

by · Sci-tech
Roku Announces 2017 Streaming Player Lineup

Roku Announces 2017 Streaming Player Lineup

New Constructs Research recommended selling Roku's shares, saying in a report that its stock price implies expectations of revenue growth that are higher than the company's past performance. In te...

by · Sci-tech
Nobel Prize Honors US Scientists for Helping Us Understand Our Biological Clock

Nobel Prize Honors US Scientists for Helping Us Understand Our Biological Clock

All life on Earth has evolved on a planet that spins on its axis once every 24 hours. "This year's Nobel prize laureates have been studying this fundamental problem and solved the mystery of how...

by · Sci-tech
Google ends search-result punishment for news behind paywalls

Google ends search-result punishment for news behind paywalls

After expressing much displeasure about First Click Free , Financial Times gave a positive statement on the new changes. Photo of Google by brionv used under a Creative Commons license. "Fa...

by · Sci-tech
Apple Investigating Reports of iPhone 8 Split Screen Problems

Apple Investigating Reports of iPhone 8 Split Screen Problems

Mashable reports that Apple is now investigating the two incidents, disclosing no such thing has happened in the US or Canada. Several users have posted images of the phenomenon to Twitter, wit...

by · Sci-tech
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Reveals Cancer Diagnosis — TopTrenders

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Reveals Cancer Diagnosis — TopTrenders

Louis-Dreyfus revealed her diagnosis on Twitter , and used the announcement to call for her fans to help her in the fight to end "all cancers ", and "make universal health care a reality". With th...

by · Sci-tech
Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus launched! Sale starts at 6pm

Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus launched! Sale starts at 6pm

The iPhone 8 Plus with 64GB will cost Rs37,000 and the 256GB variant will cost you Rs50,000. All you need to do is buy the additional Rs. 99 Buyback deal to lock in your buyback price. Both models a...

by · Sci-tech
Nintendo begins killing off the Wii Shop channel next year

Nintendo begins killing off the Wii Shop channel next year

Though we won't be able to hear it in its purest form come 2019, you can rest assured it will linger on the internet for years to come. Originally reported by Gematsu , the closure is set for 31st ...

by · Sci-tech
The SNES Classic launch wasn't a disaster — Surprise

The SNES Classic launch wasn't a disaster — Surprise

While not the company's biggest-selling console of all time, it was the victor of that generation of gaming consoles, outselling the Sega Genesis by nearly 20 million units thanks to stronger graphics...

by · Sci-tech

Tesla owner plans to make humans reach Mars in next seven years

Musk also shared concept images of the spacecraft landed on Mars , next to a human settlement, telling people in Adelaide he wanted to make the Red Planet "a nice place to be" with a sustainable h...

by · Sci-tech
Ikea to buy TaskRabbit

Ikea to buy TaskRabbit

This partnership represents IKEA's first foray into the on-demand platform space, and it's a move that makes sense. But in a release, Ikea said that the deal will allow it to connect customers directl...

by · Sci-tech
HMD finally rolls out 3G variant of Nokia 3310

HMD finally rolls out 3G variant of Nokia 3310

Should you buy Nokia 3310 3G? With 2G networks already decommissioned (or scheduled to be shut-off in the coming months and years ) this decision meant the new Nokia 3310 was far from future-pr...

by · Sci-tech
Amazon, Google Feud Over YouTube Removal From Echo Show

Amazon, Google Feud Over YouTube Removal From Echo Show

At $149, it's $30 cheaper than the original Echo . While Google and Amazon are active competitors in several domains, their most heated rivalry is the one between the Google Home and Amazon Echo...

by · Sci-tech
Mozilla looks to challenge Chrome with Firefox Quantum

Mozilla looks to challenge Chrome with Firefox Quantum

Mozilla's comeback in the browser wars may be a long shot amid the dominance of Google and Chrome, but there are good reasons to hope the organization is successful. "In addition, for the past severa...

by · Sci-tech
House Probes Russian Ads Seeking to Influence Energy Markets

House Probes Russian Ads Seeking to Influence Energy Markets

Clearly aware of the news Facebook is handing over to Congress and Special Counsel Robert Mueller 3000 ads bought by Russian Federation to help him win the White House, President Donald Trump We...

by · Sci-tech
The republicans waive the right to repeal Obamacare

The republicans waive the right to repeal Obamacare

Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and John McCain of Arizona had previously said that they were against the measure. McCain brought to three the number of Republicans opposed to their party's late...

by · Sci-tech
The Video Game Voice Actor Strike Ends With A

The Video Game Voice Actor Strike Ends With A "Tentative Agreement"

And while the agreement doesn't necessarily agree with everything SAG-AFTRA had asked for, they will now receive a new bonus payment structure. As Polygon points out , when it comes to video games,...

by · Sci-tech
Addison Russell knocks over, replaces fan's nachos

Addison Russell knocks over, replaces fan's nachos

The Chicago Cubs effectively knocked one rival out of the National League Central race over the weekend, and they can officially eliminate another as early as Monday. St. Louis announced he is in co...

by · Sci-tech
Samsung Galaxy X - Close to Launch

Samsung Galaxy X - Close to Launch

A device with the same SM-G888N0 model number has been making appearances on a number of regulatory and authority sites. With the way thing are going in the smartphones market, The Galaxy X device...

by · Sci-tech
Aaron Rodgers Posts Picture Kneeling With Teammates & Tom Brady Co-signs It

Aaron Rodgers Posts Picture Kneeling With Teammates & Tom Brady Co-signs It

The comments sparked many throughout the National Football League, including players and owners, to speak out about his comments. Later on, he took to social media to reinforce his point. Patriots o...

by · Sci-tech
Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale: 1.3 Million Smartphones Sold In 20 Hours

Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale: 1.3 Million Smartphones Sold In 20 Hours

According to a data by Redsheer, the sale is expected to grow by over 60 percent this year, as e-commerce firms are looking to woo customers from tier 2 and 3 cities, apart from big metros, alongside ...

by · Sci-tech
6 civilians killed by BSF on Peace Day at LOC: DG ISPR

6 civilians killed by BSF on Peace Day at LOC: DG ISPR

The Dawn reported that the ISPR had said in a separate release that Core Commander Gujranwala Lt Gen Iqramul Haq had on Friday also visited the area affected by the Indian troops' firing. According to...

by · Sci-tech
Apple TV lacks Dolby Atmos, YouTube 4K; Apple Pay comes to ALDI

Apple TV lacks Dolby Atmos, YouTube 4K; Apple Pay comes to ALDI

The tech blog gave mixed reviews to Apple's latest set-top box, but still awarded it an overall rating of 7.5, saying Apple is "the only company that has the combination of power and care to actua...

by · Sci-tech