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Motorola announces Moto X Pure Edition Marshmallow update for Verizon, Sprint Motorola announces Moto X Pure Edition Marshmallow update for Verizon, Sprint
- December 09, 2015

Motorola didn't actually keep its upgrade plans a secret, which is also how the Internet came to know that Motorola wasn't bringing Android Marshmallow to either generation of the Moto E. It storage can be expanded upto 32GB using MicroSD card. Coming to the cameras, Motorola has packed in a 13 MP rear snapper with an LED flash and a 5 MP front facing unit for selfies. (more...)
Paris Climate Change Meetings: Reduced Coal Usage, Renewable Energy Leading to Paris Climate Change Meetings: Reduced Coal Usage, Renewable Energy Leading to
- December 08, 2015

That's a 0.6 percent decrease, but there's a margin of error so the difference from a year ago to this could be as big a drop of 1.6 percent or actually a 0.5 percent increase , the study said. Have we reached global peak emissions? He said the need of the hour is that the developed world "must walk the talk, must come out with more ambitious numbers for their pre-2020 commitment" and come out with a separate subhead to their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), as ... (more...)
Psyonix Says 'Rocket League' for Xbox One will Psyonix Says 'Rocket League' for Xbox One will
- December 08, 2015

He went on to say that Psyonix is huge fans of Halo and wanted to create a version of the Warthog for Rocket League . For a full rundown of the changes, head over to Microsoft's New Xbox One Experience site. The game features extensive battle auto customization with more than 10 billion possible combinations, unlockable items and vehicles, stat tracking and leaderboard as well as an eight-player online action race with options for different team sizes and configurations. (more...)
Make time this week for an Make time this week for an "Hour of Code"
- December 08, 2015

Carter. "We had a full house Saturday of kids as young as 5-years-old up to adults in their seventies doing "Hour of Code" tutorials led by TechTown Chattanooga staff", said Cordell Carter, CEO of TechTown Foundation. "Mr. Daemon Whittenburg from Greenway presented a career chat with our second grade students", said Melanie Brooks, assistant principal at Carrollton Elementary. (more...)
Vodafone Australia testing Windows 10 Mobile on various WP 8.1 phones Vodafone Australia testing Windows 10 Mobile on various WP 8.1 phones
- December 07, 2015

Interestingly, this device sports a Nano-SIM, not Micro-SIM which is what Microsoft usually puts in their low-end handsets. It's not as if Microsoft doesn't have great canvases for Windows 10 Universal apps. There's no info on when the Microsoft Lumia 850 will make a splash but the tech world should be hearing more about it in the days to come.   As you all know, this new device runs on the latest Windows 10 Mobile, something that Microsoft claims is the future of computing. (more...)
Porsche to invest around €1bn to create Tesla rival Porsche to invest around €1bn to create Tesla rival
- December 07, 2015

What's more, the Porsche engine factory will also be expanded to take on production of a new line of electric motors for the Mission E. No doubt, Porsche is heavily committed to the future. If the road performance doesn't already suggest that Porsche has its sights locked on Tesla, then its charging performance should remove all doubt. (more...)
Team Spots Cluster of Oversized Baby Galaxies Enveloped in Dark Matter Team Spots Cluster of Oversized Baby Galaxies Enveloped in Dark Matter
- December 06, 2015

According to Discovery News , the observations were made by the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), which captured evidence of energetic star formation occurring in the newly forming galactic cluster. Current galaxy formation theories predict that these monstrous galaxies form in special environments where dark matter is concentrated. The research team, which included two University of Tokyo professors, set out to locate the ancient galaxies , searching a group of objects ... (more...)
Private Space Company Nails GAME CHANGING Spaceflight Achievement
- December 05, 2015

Just prior to landing, the booster re-ignited its BE-3 engine which slowed the vehicle to 7.1 kilometers per hour for "a gentle, controlled" vertical landing, only 4.5 feet (1.37 meters) from the center of the pad. Nevertheless, it is the conditions in those last few seconds before touchdown, when both orbital and suborbital rockets are positioning themselves for landing, that so far has eluded SpaceX, and which the Blue Origin team nailed. (more...)
SpaceX Challenged by Jeff Bezos' Vertically Landing Rocket SpaceX Challenged by Jeff Bezos' Vertically Landing Rocket
- December 05, 2015

Blue Origin  is owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Being able to rely a rocket will slash launch costs, a game-changer for the space industry, Bezos said. Launching people and payloads into space is an expensive business. SpaceX has succeeded in bringing Falcon 9 first stages down in  soft ocean landings  during orbital launches, but two other attempts to land the booster on a floating ocean platform were near misses - both times, the rocket came in too hard and  crashed on the landing ... (more...)
Scientists Shed Light On Composition Of Universe, Reveal 'Cosmic Web' Scientists Shed Light On Composition Of Universe, Reveal 'Cosmic Web'
- December 03, 2015

After comparison of the X-ray data with optical observations, researchers found the galaxies that belonged to various filaments. "We initially looked at the inner core of Abell 2744 with the Hubble Space Telescope, with the aim of using the cluster as a strong magnifying lens to detect background galaxies that would be otherwise too faint to observe", explains co-author Mathilde Jauzac from the University of Durham, UK. (more...)
SpaceX trading ocean platform for Cape Canaveral for next rocket landing test SpaceX trading ocean platform for Cape Canaveral for next rocket landing test
- December 03, 2015

SpaceX has not yet confirmed if the next attempting at landing the reusable rocket will be at sea or on land at Cape Canaveral. The Administration has not yet issued commercial launch license to the company along with the timing of the next launch. (more...)
Exoplanet is Kicked Out of the Solar System by its Own Star Exoplanet is Kicked Out of the Solar System by its Own Star
- December 03, 2015

Astronomers have studied the planet and its solar system in order to find out what might have kicked the star out of it. The study has been published on November 20 in The Astrophysical Journal . One theory was that the exoplanet formed similar to a star, by condensing gas and dust from its own spinning cloud. Telescope Hubble detected an exoplanet exiled from its solar system in what appears to be a mirror of our own solar system from 13 million years ago. (more...)
Best Madden 16 Black Friday Deals Best Madden 16 Black Friday Deals
- November 30, 2015

Based on the ad posted on the website of GameStop , the trade-in deal during Black Friday 2015 will let gaming console owners enjoy cash value or trade credit, depending on their preferred payment scheme, by simply bringing to any of their stores their games , systems, smartphones, tablets and more . (more...)
Notre Dame-Stanford: It's About Time Notre Dame-Stanford: It's About Time
- November 30, 2015

Saturday's game will mark the regular season finale for the Irish, which means one of the last games for the departing seniors. After improving their record to 10-1 with a win over Boston College, Notre Dame is No. That's a testament to the resiliency of this football team, a group that'll have to overcome two more sizable hurdles. "We've had to play good football all year". (more...)
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Comes as a victor in 2015 Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Comes as a victor in 2015
- November 29, 2015

Another big improvement on the keyboard is the mouse pad, which is much bigger and what you would expect on a device you intend to use as a notebook/laptop. Employees are now expected to work flexibly which is why they would demand the same from the devices they use. Regardless, the operating system feels as sturdy as it does on desktops and even gives you a start button to work with as well as the exact same intuitive user interface you can find on any Windows 10 desktop. (more...)
Patent Shows New Version Of Google Glass Being Developed Patent Shows New Version Of Google Glass Being Developed
- November 29, 2015

Google was not immediately available for comment. The device just looks completely ridiculous and there's no amount of design adjustments that can change that very basic and indisputable fact. The latest to join the foray is a rumor claiming that Google Glass will return in a form of a monocle. The first iteration of the Google Glass was considered a failure despite a massive marketing and endorsement campaigns. (more...)
Hypergiant Star Seen Shedding Mass Ahead Of Explosive Death As Supernova Hypergiant Star Seen Shedding Mass Ahead Of Explosive Death As Supernova
- November 29, 2015

New observations made through the Very Large Telescope at the ESO (European Southern Observatory), Chile has caught the huge star in much greater detail than any other previous operations could manage. Until now, it had remained mysterious how the material in these giant stars' upper atmospheres is pushed away into space before the host explodes. The particles detected by SPHERE thread the needle, being just the right size to boast the surface area needed for the starlight to propel the dust ... (more...)
Thousands of spiders invade Tennessee neighborhood Thousands of spiders invade Tennessee neighborhood
- November 28, 2015

Residents have spotted the eight legged creatures in the million in North Memphis, describing the invasion as a horror movie. Some residents of Tennessee have reported they have seen huge spider web in their yards and lawns. The company says the critters are likely either the grass spider or wolf spider. On Twitter, the editor-in-chief of the Memphis Business Journal called for immediate civic action. (more...)
Last Minute Nexus 5, Nexus 5X Black Friday Deals Spotted Last Minute Nexus 5, Nexus 5X Black Friday Deals Spotted
- November 28, 2015

It's unlikely Google will actually discount the Nexus 6P or Nexus 5X, but the search giant might decide to throw in some goodies with a purchase. Of course, sometimes retailers do sneak in some one-day deals on Black Friday that are worth taking note of, and such is the case with this killer deal on Amazon right now. (more...)
How To: Install Z5 Premium's Walkman On Any Android Device How To: Install Z5 Premium's Walkman On Any Android Device
- November 28, 2015

If some reports prove to be right, the Z5, Z5 Compact and Z5 Premium devices will get the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update by the end of this month or in December 2015, however, keep in mind that the release date of the OTA update will also depend from carrier to carrier. (more...)

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