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The Samsung S7's camera now rivals the iPhone
- March 10, 2016

Samsung Electronics Co. showcased the latest flagship smartphones in India on Tuesday, which come with relatively affordable price tags compared to their predecessors. One of the highlights of both flagships is the new "Always On" display , which will let you take a look at the notifications, calendar alerts and time without unlocking the screen. (more...)
Android 'N' Developer Preview Released Android 'N' Developer Preview Released
- March 09, 2016

Android N seems to be all about the small details that can amount to big improvements in the experience. The first new API is perhaps the most important. For example, Java 8 functions reduce boilerplate code. One other notable change included in Android N is an improved version of Doze mode. There's no need to wait until Google IO 2016 to hear about Android N , let alone try it out for yourself. (more...)
Christie On Trump Support: 'Honestly Thought I Was Better; The Voters Disagreed' Christie On Trump Support: 'Honestly Thought I Was Better; The Voters Disagreed'
- March 09, 2016

Christie apparently stopped short of explaining his somewhat distant appearance, but insisted: "I wasn't upset, I wasn't angry, I wasn't despondent". "His absence from the state and where his sarcastic remarks at first were entertaining, they seem to become more and more self-serving and harmful", said Lopatcong Township resident, Christie Victor. (more...)
Astronaut Scott Kelly now 2 inches taller after year in Space
- March 08, 2016

His nearly year-long experiment on the International Space Station will directly inform NASA on the physical and psychological impacts of a human Mars mission. As well as the cancer risk. "A year is a long time", Kelly said. While in space, the cardiovascular system does not have to work as hard as it does on Earth . (more...)
Trump, Clinton Look to Extend Leads as Five More States Vote
- March 08, 2016

Cruz jabs Trump: "I think the American people understand that yelling and cursing at people doesn't make you a tough guy". "If they are small, something else must be small". "Let's talk about our lightweight senator from Florida, who's losing big in the polls", Trump said , describing Rubio as a "nervous basket case". (more...)
Caitlyn Jenner worried men wouldn't want to date her Caitlyn Jenner worried men wouldn't want to date her
- March 08, 2016

A source close to both Candis Cayne and Caitlyn Jenner says that no one should be surprised of the couple exchanges wedding bands and "I Dos" before the end of 2016. Even with me saying this, there are going to be more than enough folks who are going to still think I'm getting compensated somehow by this. We're not sure we'd agree with "all of them", but at least Cait's standing up for herself! "Although she won't be - she couldn't care less about women". (more...)
Metal Gear Solid Fan Remake is Cancelled Metal Gear Solid Fan Remake is Cancelled
- March 07, 2016

It is being speculated that Konami, with the help of its lawyers, issued a cease and desist to the " Shadow Moses " project because it involved Metal Gear Solid. Last year, a fan remake of Resident Evil 2 was shut down, but the team behind it were invited to collaborate on an official remake that's now in development. (more...)
Galaxy A9 Pro Passes Through TENAA, Specs and Renders Revealed Galaxy A9 Pro Passes Through TENAA, Specs and Renders Revealed
- March 06, 2016

We've already gone hands-on with the Galaxy S7, S7 Edge and LG G5 in detail, but we thought we'd give some other folks a shot to explain what they think. YouTube user Harris Craycraft chose to see just how water-resistant Samsung's latest flagship phone really is. Upon order confirmation, customers can then collect their Galaxy S7 edge on March 17, a day before the official launch in Malaysia. (more...)
Video explains a key component of the Galaxy S7's camera
- March 06, 2016

The Galaxy S7 Edge comes with a super AMOLED display of 5.5-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 534 ppi and it's protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Some have seen charging re-enabled within an hour, while other have had to wait for four or more hours, suggesting that some mechanism checks for the port to be completely dry before it switches back on. (more...)
Capcom Starts Docking League Points Of Street Fighter 5 Rage Quitters Capcom Starts Docking League Points Of Street Fighter 5 Rage Quitters
- March 06, 2016

Capcom has shared a new update on their official Capcom Unity blog in which they have detailed the method through which rage quitters will be punished in the game. To be more exact, the players who will be punished will be those who have discounted between 80 and 90 percent of their games, although they added that they don't "want to start dishing out any punishments without clear proof". (more...)
Google wants to help map Zika outbreaks
- March 06, 2016

As the virus has also been discovered to spread through sexual contact, the CDC recommends that men who have traveled to Zika-affected areas to wear condoms. "Ultimately, the goal of this open-source platform is to identify the risk of Zika transmission for different regions and help UNICEF , governments, and NGOs decide how and where to focus their time and resources", affirmed Google .org director Jacquelline Fuller . (more...)
SpaceX just completed one of its most hard missions to date SpaceX just completed one of its most hard missions to date
- March 06, 2016

The rocket's first stage separated from the upper stage around 2.5 minutes post-liftoff, and then proceeded with two engine burns to return to Earth for an Atlantic Ocean platform landing a couple of hundred miles off the Florida coast. Landing on a floating drone ship on the ocean however, requires less fuel and the technique is suitable for space missions that require the vehicle to travel at very high speeds. (more...)
SES-9 mission launch successful, but Falcon 9 landing less so SES-9 mission launch successful, but Falcon 9 landing less so
- March 06, 2016

The SES-9 satellite will provide broadcasting and maritime communications for a large swath of Asia and the Indian Ocean, according to the company. He wants to retrieve and refly boosters to save time and money, as usually, they just fall into the sea. (more...)
Fifth time's the charm? SpaceX to launch, hopefully land rocket today Fifth time's the charm? SpaceX to launch, hopefully land rocket today
- March 05, 2016

SpaceX on Friday successfully launched a communications satellite to a distant orbit but failed, as expected, to land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform. "A stray shower may accompany a weak frontal boundary as it nears the Space Coast late Thursday night through mid-day Friday", the Air Force warned earlier this week, according to Universe Today . (more...)
The 'Twin Study' Worked: Astronaut Scott Kelly Grew Two Inches in Space
- March 05, 2016

Kelly noted that when he left Houston in February previous year, he was still 50. Kelly , whose mission required him to spend more time than any other American astronaut in space, reports that he feels good and is now starting a year long project to monitor his health. (more...)
Forza 7 Will Feature Lamborghini Centenario As Its Cover Car
- March 05, 2016

Two weeks ago, we heard a rumor about an upcoming release of the Xbox One exclusive Forza Motorsport 6 on the Windows Store, but we finally learned the truth today as Microsoft just revealed that the Forza franchise will make its debut on Windows 10 with a brand new Forza Motorsport 6: Apex game . (more...)
Forza Motorsport 6:Apex Free To Play On Windows 10
- March 05, 2016

Designed for players who are new to the Forza franchise, Forza Motorsport 6: Apex delivers a curated experience, featuring authentic wheel-to-wheel action, unique automotive content and constant rewards. The Centenario is a chance for Lamborghini's creative designers and also technical engineers to transcend a number of the constraints of series vehicle manufacturing to achieve an incomparable result: the super sports auto has instantly proved itself as an appealing collectors' auto, while ... (more...)
Samsung's Galaxy S7 Display Gets High Marks Samsung's Galaxy S7 Display Gets High Marks
- March 05, 2016

Then there is microSD support, which has been a big weakness in the Galaxy S6. The Galaxy S7's camera has a Dual Pixel technology, which will increase the image clarity and speed up auto focusing. Amazon Germany does have a price for the 32gb Galaxy S7 , putting its price at 700 Euros while the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is at 800 Euros. This device is armed with a 16-MP rear-facing camera and 8-MP front-facing shooter. (more...)
Zika damages cells forming the brain, study shows
- March 05, 2016

The Zika virus has sparked global alarm largely because of fears that the pathogen is causing microcephaly, a condition in which babies are born with unusually small heads and damaged brains. However, the U.S. researchers caution this is not yet the conclusive link. Zika virus is usually spread by mosquitoes but doctors have also identified cases in which transmission has occurred through sexual intercourse. (more...)
Next Forza game to feature the new Lamborghini Centenario on the cover
- March 05, 2016

Today, Microsoft has announced that multiple Xbox One titles, including ones still in development, will be heading to Windows 10. Before we find out whatever the next Forza game is in June, Turn 10 Studios will be releasing a free Windows 10 game called Forza Motorsport 6: Apex to try and bring in new players to the franchise. (more...)

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