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The iPhone 7 Plus is the first iPhone with 3GB of RAM
- September 20, 2016

What makes the deal different, however is that Sprint accepts more device trade-ins such as the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, or the Samsung Galaxy S7. The iPhone 7 Plus , on the other hand, is rumored to get 3 GB of RAM with the same processor. If you fancy the iPhone 7 Plus it's going to cost you a bit extra with prices starting at £45 per month with 4GB of data - again there's a £149 upfront fee. (more...)
Environmental group debates ivory trade ban Environmental group debates ivory trade ban
- September 20, 2016

Conference attendees view a display of elephants and other wildlife at The International Union for Conservation of Nature World Conservation Congress on Friday, Sept. Other positive steps, along with critically reinforcing site based anti-poaching and protected area management actions, have included an increasing number of countries across Africa taking more effective law enforcement actions against poachers and in their ports, and countries across the world burning or crushing their ... (more...)
Earnings Estimates About Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) Earnings Estimates About Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK)
- September 20, 2016

TheStreet upgraded shares of Ford Motor to a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. Ritholtz Wealth Management CEO Josh Brown said that the decline in driver's license ownership among millennials will eventually add up to less cars being sold. (more...)
As Samsung begins exchange, phones catch fire in China
- September 20, 2016

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday a Galaxy Note 7 phone a Chinese user claimed caught on fire was damaged by external heating, seeking to assure customers in the world's top smartphone market the devices being sold there are safe. The company has reportedly suffered a loss of $10 billion in its market value ever since the issue of faulty battery cells in Note 7 handsets came to light. (more...)
Amtrak, NJ Transit Delays After Bomb Explodes at NJ Train Station
- September 20, 2016

Train passengers reported being stuck on Amtrak and NJ Transit trains for hours Sunday night, while some trains moved in reverse to let passengers off at other stations. The bomb squad was called in and a drone examined the package. It was the wrong place at the wrong time for the two men who picked up an unattended backpack Sunday night in Elizabeth, New Jersey . (more...)
NY blast suspect held in shootout
- September 20, 2016

Hours later, a bombing in New York's Chelsea district injured 29 people. But Ahmad Rahami's demeanor - religiously devout, but far more likely to talk about worldly pursuits than his faith - never hinted at anything but good will, customers said. (more...)
23000-year-old fish hooks found in Japan 23000-year-old fish hooks found in Japan
- September 20, 2016

From the charred remains, researchers have determined that the island has been continuously inhabited since 35,000 years ago. The researchers have also found an unfinished hook dating back to 13,000 to 23,000 years ago and fragments of grit considered to have been used to whet the hook. (more...)
Apple chief says its new AirPods won't fall out easily Apple chief says its new AirPods won't fall out easily
- September 20, 2016

On Wednesday night, Conan O'Brien aired a parody commercial starring Apple's Airpod. Let's head into the not-too-distant past of Apple advertising, back into the 2000s when silhouetted dancers boogied with their iPod MP3 players against brightly colored backgrounds. (more...)
PS4 Pro console launch at PlayStation Theater in NY
- September 20, 2016

Sony unveiled a new PlayStation console model, the PS4 Pro, that delivers 4K Ultra HD and high-dynamic range (HDR) gaming content. So let's get started. It's called PS4 Pro , costs £349 / $399 and will be released this autumn. He explains that starting The Witness on a PS4 Pro after November 10 will cause the game to enter one of two modes depending on the display being used. (more...)
NJ mayor: 1 of 5 devices found explodes
- September 20, 2016

Police surrounded a building in Elizabeth hours after the discovery of five explosive devices near a NJ Transit station. Authorities said Sunday night that surveillance video shows what appears to be the same person moving bombs into place at the site of the NY explosion, and a few blocks north. (more...)
North Korea claims successful test of new rocket engine
- September 20, 2016

North Korean state media said: "Kim Jong-un visited the Sohae Space Centre to guide the ground jet test of a new type high-power engine of a carrier rocket for the geo-stationary satellite". KCNA gave no date for the test but it is customary for state media to report Kim's activities with a day's lapse. North Korea's last launch over neighboring territories, a Taepodong long-range missile launch in 1998, caused major problems with its relationship with Tokyo, due to the risk of falling ... (more...)
Tropical Storm Karl projected to speed up, strengthen Tropical Storm Karl projected to speed up, strengthen
- September 20, 2016

Highs will continue in the mid to upper 80s. It is possible we could see some patchy fog during the morning hours. Usually this means very warm conditions with little rain. There is a system off the African coast which has an 80% chance of developing into a tropical depression over the next 5 days. Karl remains a tropical storm over the Atlantic for now, but it is predicted to become a hurricane later this week. (more...)
NASA's Chandra X-Ray observatory sheds new light on dwarf planet, Pluto NASA's Chandra X-Ray observatory sheds new light on dwarf planet, Pluto
- September 20, 2016

Located near the Kuiper belt, Pluto is now known to be the farthest source of X-ray in the Solar System, if the emissions can be proven to be X-rays. Seven photons of X-ray light were detected during these observations , confirming the team's hypothesis that the dwarf planet is detectable on the X-ray spectrum, potentially due to the presence of an atmosphere. (more...)
Adrian Peterson carried through restaurants on way to locker room
- September 20, 2016

The raucous crowd at U.S. Bank Stadium fell silent when Peterson hobbled off the field in the third quarter . "We didn't play very good up front last night", Zimmer said on Monday. The running back tore his ACL and MCL towards the end of the season in 2011, but he bounced back in 2012 with an MVP season. The Vikings running back is reportedly deciding between a partial fix that will cause him to miss four weeks, or a full fix that will require a four month recovery, according Yahoo Sports' ... (more...)
IPhone 7 owners say new phones are hissing at their users
- September 20, 2016

Hackett wrote on Twitter , "My iPhone 7 Plus makes awful noises when under load", and has added the YouTube link. Hackett wasn't the only one who had this problem as many on Twitter have been reporting the same issues. The consensus around the web right now is that this is some form of " coil noise " or "coil whine" - the sort of sound a high powered processor or virtually any electronic part can make, especially when it's not properly dampened. (more...)
Samsung issues software upgrade for "not so magnificent" Note 7
- September 20, 2016

Samsung plans to begin issuing new Note 7s with batteries it says will not be prone to overheating starting September 19 in South Korea. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall saga continues. Last week, the U.S. government asked owners of Note 7s to immediately power down the phones and halt use. The update is only pushing out to users in South Korea so far. (more...)
Samsung says it has found no battery problem in China
- September 20, 2016

Regulators issued the recall last week after dozens of people reported that the Note 7 caught fire while charging. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission says there have been at least 92 cases of Galaxy Note 7 units with overheating batteries, including 55 reports of property damage (cars, houses, etc.) and 22 reports of burns. (more...)
Man fatally shot by Tulsa police had no gun, chief says
- September 20, 2016

A 74-year-old former volunteer Tulsa sheriff's deputy, Robert Bates, is serving four years in prison in the fatal April 2015 shooting of an unarmed suspect, Eric Harris. Jordan, the police chief, has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to help Tulsa police with the investigation. 'We just want answers, we want to know what happened, there's a lot of speculation, but there is one thing, one fact that I do know is that my brother was unarmed, " she said. (more...)
Tim Tebow 1st Day At Mets Camp ... Wearing #15 Jersey Tim Tebow 1st Day At Mets Camp ... Wearing #15 Jersey
- September 20, 2016

The Patriots were the second-to-last National Football League team to give Tebow an opportunity following his stints with Denver and the Jets, but New England released him before the start of the 2013 season. According to the Associated Press, "Tebow is one of 58 players on the team's instructional league roster, and at 29 he's also four years older than any other invitee". (more...)
Microsoft Unveils the Gears of War 4 Launch Trailer
- September 20, 2016

As well as these clammy monstrosities, it appears there might be some new mechanical enemies to fight as we catch a shot of JD and his squad fending off some armed robots while making a daring escape on motorbikes. Gears of War 4 will launch on October 11, or October 7 for Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition pre-orders. Gears of War 4 will also be available as part of Microsoft's new Xbox Play Anywhere service that allows you to play on either platform. (more...)

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