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EHang 184 passenger drone makes first public flight in China

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A Chinese maker of aerial vehicles, Ehang, based in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province, conducted test flights of its autonomous aerial vehicle, or AAV, on Tuesday. Further testing and improvements are still needed before the EHANG 184 is ready for prime time. The new drone will go through further enhancements, with a focus on improving passenger experience and adding an optional manual control. Read More »

VLC 3.0 released: Chromecast, 8K, HDR, Android PiP, iPhone X optimization

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VLC 3.0 also supports up to 8K 360-degree video formats, along with 3D audio to enhance the experience. It's no wonder VLC 3.0 is an update geared towards the feature and created to offer the best value for their longtime users. With Chromecast support, users can stream media directly on a television. So VLC has to be a http server like youtube.com, and provide the video in a Chromecast compatible format. Read More »

TinyBuild Will Reveal Six New Switch Games Via Live Stream Tomorrow

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Nintendo Switch owners will soon be able to use their My Nintendo Gold Points to buy digital games and content for the hybrid console. You'll earn gold points worth 5% of the amount you pay. They include Dragon Quest Builders , which is a sandbox adventure that allows you to craft different objects to rebuild the world of Alefgard. Next week, Nintendo is set to release Owlboy , Xeodrifter, The Longest Five Minutes, Fe, and Bayonetta 2 . Read More »

Tesla Roadster gets an out of this world experience!

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Able to lift up to 63,800kg (140,700lb) to Low Earth Orbit, the Falcon Heavy is more than twice as capable as its nearest competitor, the Delta IV Heavy. The 230-foot spacecraft, dubbed the Falcon Heavy , roared into the earth's outer atmosphere at around 4 p.m. EST, with the aid of 27 engines reported to have the thrusting power of 18 Boeing 747 jumbo jets. Read More »

Elon Musk Sends Tesla Car to Mars on SpaceX Rocket

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Although most of the social media sphere loved the mannequin driving the cherry-red Tesla sports vehicle, Musk managed to prove something more important than a tossing a auto into space playing David Bowie's Space Oddity . It broadcasted first four hours of its voyage to Earth. They will then relay information to 1st ROPS to determine the best course of action and ensuring public safety from any potential rocket fallout if the launch should go south. Read More »

Android Messages may soon let you send texts from the web

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While Google already has a similar system called Allo , which allows users to send messages from their desktop, not many people were able to take advantage of it because not many people use Allo. He also notes that all mainstream browsers may be supported, as they are all named in the code - including Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Opera. Read More »

SpaceX launches a auto into Space, now what?

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Two out of the three boosters on this rocket were re-used , and two of the three boosters survived the return for re-use. This is something SpaceX has been working on for the better part of a decade with a dozen or so successful attempts. Read More »

Apple HomePod Speaker Debuts

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A customer tests the new Apple HomePod at an Apple Store on February 9, 2018 in San Francisco, California. "We made you a playlist", Sonos said in the tweet . You bring your iPhone or other iOS device near HomePod and are prompted on the phone screen to choose the room where you are placing the speaker, and that automatically transfers your existing iCloud, iTunes and Apple Music settings. Read More »

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Successfully Launches, Tesla Car Overshoots Mars Orbit

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The Silicon Valley automaker and tech company said it remains on track to produce 5,000 weekly units of the vehicle by the end of the second quarter after several delays. More: Tesla's make-or-break year? The company expects revenue to be even higher in 2018 as it rolls out its highly anticipated Model 3. If Tesla doesn't meet those goals, Musk won't get paid. Read More »

NASA releases farthest photos ever taken, from almost 4 billion miles away

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Today NASA released a set of images captured by New Horizons' Long Range Reconnaissance Imager on December 5 of a year ago, when the piano-sized probe was 3.79 billion miles from Earth. New Horizons is just the fifth spacecraft to speed beyond the outer planets, so many of its activities set distance records. It's now hibernating until it readies for launch again on June 4, but the spacecraft hopes to observe at least two-dozen other Kuiper Belt objects (KBOs), dwarf planets and ... Read More »

LG V30s launching at MWC with 256GB storage & LG Lens in tow

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The LG V30s smartphone to be priced at 1 Million won which is around $920. Talking more about its specifications, the new generation LG V30s smartphone would be packed with huge, 256GB of Memory Storage. So it would be a very helpful feature if you travel a lot or if you explore different cities and places. The phone would also come with foreign language translation feature which would translate different languages to your native one. Read More »

Xbox Store no.1 top paid spot overtaken by Monster Hunter

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However, as a result of this fix, players who were affected by this bug will have all of their squad data reset. There's also fixes for decorations that would go missing from weapons, an issue with selecting items via the Sell Items tab inside base camp tents, as well as changes to the Light Bowgun and Heavy Bowgun's ammo. Read More »

New 3D vision discovered in praying mantis

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The scientists engineered tiny, customized pairs of 3D glasses and temporarily glued them to the praying mantis with beeswax. This process is known as stereo vision, or stereopsis . The mantis was shown two types of movies - one which showed video clips of moving prey, while the other featured static patterns of dots and a moving spiral of dots. Read More »

Metroid Prime 4 Developer Is Bandai Namco Studios Singapore

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Since the announcement of this project, Nintendo has confirmed that Retro Studios will not be handling the development of this new Metroid title. According to Eurogamer's report, Metroid Prime 4 is still in early development and there's no suggestion it'll launch this year, so it might actually be a good time for Nintendo to bring some sort of port of the Metroid Prime trilogy to Switch while we wait. Read More »

Congress & TDP MPs heckle Arun Jaitley in Lok Sabha

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Amid ongoing row over Rafale deal, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday mocked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and posted documents where the UPA divulged the cost of aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov. "As the Modi government stumbles and fumbles, hides and conceals, indulges in doublespeak, sacrifices national interest and refuses to answer on loss to public exchequer, India will continue to demand answers", Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said on Twitter . Read More »

Shirtless Tongan Flag-Bearer Goes Shirtless in Pyeongchang

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The Opening Ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang , South Korea happened at the crack of dawn on Friday morning. "It still feels quite unusual actually being here, because it took me 20 years to get to Rio, and just one year to get here", the former youth worker said. Read More »

Ghanaian singer, Ebony Reigns, dies in vehicle crash

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The driver of the VIP bus reportedly survived the accident but he is now unconscious at the same hospital receiving treatment from doctors. Barimaba Yusif, a journalist with a local radio station, After-2 FM, said on the Super Morning Show on Joy FM Friday the road on which the accident occurred was in a bad state. Read More »

Kemba Walker to replace Kristaps Porzingis in 2018 NBA All-Star Game

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This season, Walker is averaging 22.6 points and 5.8 assists in 51 games but the Hornets have not lived up to expectations and that's why there were a lot of reports that a trade could be made. Simmons scored the third-most fan votes among Eastern Conference guards but that was not enough for coaches and Silver to select him. Philadelphia 76ers centre Joel Embiid led the support for Simmons who, before today's announcement, had been snubbed for an All-Star invite numerous times as players ... Read More »

Toyota TRD Pro line gets new shocks and accessories

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The Fox shocks replace the external bypass tubes typically used on off-road race vehicles to manage damping pressure by compactly incorporating multiple bypass zones inside of the shock absorber, offering a cushioned, plush ride while still providing for bottoming resistance. Read More »

Two small asteroids safely pass Earth this week

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According to Nasa the asteroid will pass by at around 17:30 EST (22:30 GMT) today. He said, 'it is a reminder that asteroids can pass very close to our planet and it's important that we find these objects when they do get close'. During the 2013 Chelyabinsk event, 1500 people were injured and 7300 buildings damaged by the intense overpressure generated by the shockwave at Earth's surface. Read More »

Some New Pokemon Are Flying Into Pokemon Go Very Soon

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Pokemon trainers of the mobile, augmented-reality variety are in for a treat, as a smattering of new content is coming to the hit phone game " Pokemon Go ", according to Polygon . With Gym Raids already opening up to Groudon and Kyogre, that means there's only one big-time Legendary from Pokemon Ruby & Sapphire left to catch and that's the air dragon Rayquaza. Read More »

New Qualcomm Snapdragon selected by Sony and Nokia

Qualcomm announced Thursday that its Snapdragon X50 5G New Radio (NR) mobile modem chipset was chosen by 19 global operators for upcoming mobile 5G trials. The modem can be used for 4G and 5G mobile broadband, along with fixed-wireless broadband devices, when paired with a Qualcomm Snapdragon platform and its gigabit-speed 4G modem. Read More »

Falcon Heavy rockets into space

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The vehicle was only meant to reach as far as Mars , with the plan that it would come close to the planet without colliding with it. In the near future, " most of our engineering resources will be dedicated to BFR, and I think that will make things go quite quickly", he said . Read More »

Tesla turns to Model Y, as Model 3 slowly exits "production hell"

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Tesla said it continues to target weekly Model 3 production rates of 2,500 by the end of the first quarter and 5,000 by the end of the second quarter. In a statement, it said that the company will be deriving huge data from the demonstration. Musk said the Model 3 production hell resulted from the company being a little bit overconfident, and a little too complacent about the company's ability to make batteries. Read More »

Tesla suffers record fourth quarter loss

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In addition to the Semi going into production in 2019 and the Roadster coming in 2020, Tesla plans to add a crossover called the Model Y. Musk's oversized ambitions, if realized, could allow the billionaire to earn as much as $55.8 billion in Tesla stock in the next decade under a new compensation plan that prioritizes a 10-fold boost in the company's market value over profitability. Read More »

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles join the Injustice 2 roster

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Equipping the bo staff, sai, katana or nunchucks chooses whether you'll be playing as Donatello, Raphael, Leonardo, or Michelangelo. Each turtle has its own skin that's shared under one character, but they also each have their own moves and abilities. Read More »

Tesla Sees Model 3 Production Rate Improving by Q2 2018

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Speaking to analysts on Wednesday night, Musk said that 2017 had been "on balance, a phenomenal year", with the launch of the company's first mass production vehicle, the Model 3; the unveiling of the Tesla Semi; and the installation of the world's biggest lithium-ion battery right here in Australia. Read More »

Users 'Extremely' Disappointed on Latest Snapchat Update

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The company envisions users creating Custom Lenses for special events, like weddings and birthdays. Snapchat Filters work similarly, by letting you design custom frames around your photos and videos with images, colors, text, and other fun elements. Read More »

Launch pad cameras capture Falcon Heavy's fiery liftoff

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The 2008 roadster is now headed towards Mars after completing one final engine burn towards a "trans-Mars injection". Usually, there are steel or concrete slabs or mundane experiments on test flights. The Falcon Heavy has many functions, including its ability to bring cargo to the global space station. "Remote number one from Falcon Heavy! ". Read More »

Registration for Microsoft's Build 2018 developer conference starts on February 15

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However, it is now clear that similar to Google's take , which was recently followed by Mozilla , the Windows maker is now bringing PWAs to the mainstream. PWAs use particular Web technologies, such as push notifications, Fetch, Cache API, Web App Manifest and Service Worker. This feature could be rolled out to all Windows 10 users in the upcoming release of the Redstone 4 build. Read More »