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NASA to Send Tiny Helicopter to Mars


Rovers can provide images from ground level only, and helicopters will fill in middle ground to give researchers more flexibility when seeking new information on land formations and ground features of Mars. Controllers on Earth will command the helicopter to take its first autonomous flight after its batteries are charged and tests are conducted, NASA said. Read More »

Huge discovery about Lost asteroid stuns scientists


He clarified, however, that there is no reason to worry about the nearby passage of the 2010 WC9 asteroid . The asteroid will fly over the earth at a staggering 28,000 miles per hour and it will be between 60 and 130 meters. Daniel Bamberger , also at Northolt Branch Observatories , sent along the two images below. "The asteroid will be moving quite rapidly (30 arc seconds per minute)". Read More »

SpaceX's new Falcon 9 just landed perfectly, and it's a game-changer


In September 2016, Bangladesh signed a 14 billion taka ($180 million) loan agreement with Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) to finance the country's first-ever satellite. Then again, the notoriously fickle chap has also said he wants to begin retrieving the second stage of the Falcon, which would entail some major design changes in the future. Read More »

How To Turn On "Remind Me To Take A Break" On YouTube?

YouTube has got a new feature named " Remind me to take a break " that can remind the user that they should take a break from their binge-watching regime and give them a cue that there is a world outside. The idea here is that the app won't try to grab your attention, and the user will be able to avoid getting distracted from constant notifications . The Take a Break feature can be accessed by going to Settings General , and the notifications feature is available at Settings ... Read More »

'Black Dot of Death' message is freezing people's iPhones instantly


The Unicode bug grabbed the limelight after the video of the bug was posted by EverythingApplePro. The CPU is suddenly sent into a tizzy with the memory too getting consumed at an alarming rate. The Black Dot bug has caused issues in iPhone X along with iPhone 8 and 7 series. Start by force closing the app with the ol' swipe up method. This can be done by using 3D touch on Messages app icon on the home screen and then tapping on the "new message". Read More »

YouTube's new feature will give you a Reminder to take a Break


After the update is downloaded, YouTube users can go into the app's settings , and then the " General " menu selection. YouTube has got a new feature named " Remind me to take a break " that can remind the user that they should take a break from their binge-watching regime and give them a cue that there is a world outside. Read More »

The funeral of Stephen Hawking invited time travelers


Physicist died on March 14 , on 77-m to year of life. His ashes will be interred alongside the graves of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin at next month's memorial service. He dressed up and waited for time travellers to arrive at a particular location at the University of Cambridge on June 28, 2009. A decade later, he famously threw a party for time travellers and sent the invitation, which included the date and coordinates of the party, only after it was over. Read More »

Man killed, woman wounded in Burnside shooting


Two males exited a silver auto and then shot him. A man was killed and a woman was wounded early Saturday in shooting in the Burnside neighborhood. The boys were in the 4600 block of North Sheridan Road when two to three people walked up around 7:35 p.m. Read More »

Increases Holdings in Idexx Laboratories (IDXX)

Institutional investors own 86.97% of the company's stock. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $9.49. About 410,782 shares traded. In other news, Chairman Jonathan W. Ayers sold 22,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday , February 8th. MCKEON BRIAN P sold $1.20 million worth of stock or 6,602 shares. Read More »

Microsoft is working on a new smart speaker


Last year, Microsoft debuted in the field with Cortana-powered Harmon Kardon Invoke, but it garnered nearly zero market share and failed miserably. A lot of things have to be considered before they decide to manufacture it in large scale. There is also a possibility that Microsoft is not working on a smart speaker but is instead creating a reference design to be used by partner companies. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 render gives us a glance at the design

One of the two models - the Samsung SM-N9600 - apparently received approval from the CMIIT on March 21, while the other one with model number SM-N9608 got the acceptance from the Ministry on April 24. The Snapdragon variant is likely to be exclusive to the U.S. market, though the global variant of the Galaxy Note 9 could come with an SoC. The smartphones will feature Samsung's super AMOLED "Infinity Display" - bezel-less screen that creates an immersive viewing experience. Read More »

The BlackBerry KEY² Will Launch On June 7


As of now, there is no clarity on what BlackBerry will pack in the KEYone successor, but there is no doubt that it will have a physical keyboard, which was a massive part of the company's success in its heydays. The USB Type-C port is present on the bottom, and the 3.5mm headphone jack is on the top. It will have support for dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0. Read More »

Watch the entire OnePlus 6 launch live right here


Samples posted by OnePlus CEO Pete Launched last month revealed some stunning detail, while the metadata told us they were taken with a 16-megapixel sensor. The front camera of the OnePlus 6 is rumoured to get a 16-megapixel sensor for selfies and video calling. To recall, the OnePlus 6 launch is expected in London on May 16, followed by events in Mumbai and Beijing on May 17. Read More »

We Invited IGP Over Killings, Not Dino Melaye - Senate


Melaye, who is now receiving treatment at the National Hospital in Abuja, reportedly jumped out of a moving police vehicle, while police officers conveyed him to Kogi on May 24, for interrogation about his alleged link to criminal suspects, Kabiru Seidu (a.k.a Osama) and Nuhu Salisu (a.k.a Small), held by the police for criminal conspiracy and unlawful possession of prohibited firearms. Read More »

Motorola's newest patent is a foldable smartphone that turns into a tablet


The South Korean tech giant hasn't really announced a working product but we believe it's nearly ready. The patent image reveals a cutout for the camera and the window helps you to visualize the display even in folded position. The hinge in the middle of the smartphone/tablet device doesn't seem like an elegant solution. While the hinge is expected to maintain stability for the whole device, the screen itself will fold both inwards and outwards along with the hinge. Read More »

Google launches Material Gallery app to let designers share their work

External links such as documentation can be attached (on the web app only, it seems), with colors automatically assigned to different Google Drive document types. There were a lot of speculations about "Material Design 2" before the actual event begins. It's a very clean, pretty design language that's also functional. Read More »

Polk unveils a Google Assistant speaker that is designed for music lovers


Proving that Polk isn't choosing favorites, the company also offers the Amazon Alexa-toting CommandBar as well as a few older PlayFi speakers . Polk Audio's Google Assistant integration includes being able to work with Chromecast . You can also take advantage of the MagniFi Mini and MagniFi Max services, premium sound, and the standard Polk Audio design. Users simply plug in the Polk Assist and download the free Google Home app in the App Store for iOS or Google Play for Android ... Read More »

'Color Pop' feature is reportedly rolling out to some Google Photos users


Google I/O 2018 took place from May 8 to May 10 in California. Artificial intelligence and machine learning were big focuses this year, and one of the most exciting applications of machine learning came from the Google Photos team. "You may see a new photo creation that plays with pops of color", Google wrote on its blog. Additionally, a Reddit user on the Google Pixel subreddit said that the feature should be available in the Google Photos app once it's been updated past version 3.20. Read More »

YouTube Relaunching Trending Charts in 44 Countries


The latest developments come as YouTube is set to unveil a new subscription streaming service, rumoured to be in the next few months. In addition to the new Trending Chart , YouTube's Top Songs chart will be ranked by the most combined views of a song's official versions on the platform (official video, lyric video, approved user-generated videos, etc.); Top Artists will combine all total views of an artist's official releases on the platform, including collaborations; and Top Music ... Read More »

NASA Is Sending A Helicopter To Mars. That Is Not A Typo


But in today's announcement , Bridenstine said the helicopter would build on NASA's "proud history of firsts". "The idea of a helicopter flying the skies of another planet is thrilling", he said. It will attempt controlled flight in Mars' thin atmosphere, which may enable more ambitious missions in the future. The helicopter will recharge its lithium-ion batteries between flights with solar cells. Read More »

Microsoft wants to bring iMessage to Windows


Now, Microsoft says it is willing to work with Apple on integrating iMessage on Windows 10. Still, though Apple's decision of whether or not to work with Microsoft is inconclusive until further notice, it's clear that Windows 10's Your Phone app will provide a range of benefits to Android users, at least to start. Read More »

NASA Spacecraft Makes Discovery about the Mystery of Magnetic Field


In a new finding made with the NASA Magnetospheric Multiscale Spacecraft (MMS), researchers have uncovered a new type of magnetic signature in the near-Earth surroundings, named turbulent magnetic reconnection . These MMS are able to capture data faster but they can not capture the process of turbulence reconnection. "The key event of the paper happens in 45 milliseconds". Read More »

Microsoft Unveils a Surface Pro 4 Replacement Program


Instead, Microsoft has taken the drastic step of agreeing to actually replace Surface Pro 4 tablets that are afflicted with display flickering. Thankfully, Microsoft has come to its senses and is promising to replace affected units for a full three years after the purchase date. Read More »

Jio offer hits stocks of rivals


Reliance Jio yesterday announced a new post-paid plan with monthly rental of Rs 199, and an ISD calling service at a starting price of 50 paise per minute. ARPU will correct if incumbents try to hold on to these customers. It is also offering global roaming rates of Rs 2/min for voice, Rs 2/MB for data and Rs 2/SMS. Read More »

Tourists Have Been Throwing Dinosaur Tracks Into A Lake At Utah


Obviously, this is not what the park rangers want, but if people don't start observing the signs and obeying the rules, there might not be another solution. Some of the tracks shatter when they hit the surface of the water . These dinos wandered the Earth about 120 to 110 million years ago during the Early Cretaceous Period. Read More »

SpaceX launches Block 5 Falcon 9, a radically reusable rocket

The backup launch window opens today at 4:14 pm EDT and just as on Thursday, that window will remain open for roughly two hours. The rocket, which is part of the Falcon 9's block 5, represents the company's assumed final version of its nine-engine workhorse of a rocket. Read More »

Man accused of child murder 31 years ago is arrested in IL


The case remained open all these years, and recently the Pierce County Prosecutor's Office developed probable cause to arrest Robert D. Washburn, 60, of Eureka, Illinois. Police initially thought another girl at the time, 12-year-old Michella Welch, was murdered by the same person who killed Jennifer. Welch's murder is still unsolved. Read More »

Elder Scrolls 6? Starfield? Rage 2? Bethesda hypes major E3 reveals


Could we be seeing RAGE 2 among Bethesda's E3 2018 showcase on 10th June, with a pre-reveal first thing next week? It's not unusual for Bethesda to give the game away before actually unveiling anything, though chances are we'll see more information about what all these teases add up to at E3 2018 . Read More »

Huawei to Offer First Crypto Wallet App in Latest Smartphones


Chinese cryptocurrency enthusiasts are likely to be among the first beneficiaries, as Huawei occupies a dominant position in that country's mobile phone market. The Shenzhen-based company has reportedly teamed up with BTC.com to add the firm's bitcoin wallet to AppGallery. At the same time vice president of Huawei's mobile services Jaime Gonzalo also has a lot of expectations. Read More »

Xiaomi launches Mi VIP club rewards program in India


There are four levels of classifications under the Mi VIP Club - Silver class, Gold Class , Platinum Class and Diamond Class . This content is restricted to site members. Gold class: Additional 50% points on buying accessories, Mi Redeem tokens and upgrade rewards. The Gold class users get upgrade rewards additionally. Read More »

PlayStation Boss Reveals Whether We'll See PS5 at E3


Beyond those four games, the conference will be detailing some indie games coming to the system and third party announcements. We've seen Bethesda , Electronic Arts, Microsoft , Nintendo , Square Enix , and Ubisoft reveal their plans for this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) over the last few weeks, and now it's finally Sony's turn, as they've just announced that the PlayStation conference will once again start at 03:00 CEST / 02:00 BST on June 12. Read More »

PC Games/Contents and All Xbox One Titles Now Eligible for Digital Gifting


The "gifting" feature that launched on Xbox One a year ago is expanding. You will need to know the recipient's email address (Windows 10) or Gamertag ( Xbox One ) to gift the game. The gift recipient will receive a code for their product along with instructions on how to redeem the code. What do you think about digital game gifting? If the content you want to gift is on sale, you can only purchase two games or items as gifts in a 14-day period. Read More »

Google updates its privacy policy ahead of GDPR on May 25


Users would continue to have granular control over the data they share with the company when they use its services, but with clearer explanations. Search, browsing, and YouTube viewing history can be accessed and deleted by logging into the My Activity page. Read More »