Science


Tesla misses earnings, but comes close on deliveries
- August 06, 2016

The chief executive officer said on Wednesday that Tesla "just managed to climb out of hell" in June and that now the "production line is humming". The automaker said that it has completed the design for the Model 3 and that the gigafactory remains on target to support volume production of the Model 3 in late 2017. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 launches with iris scanner
- August 06, 2016

Samsung has upgraded the S Pen on the Galaxy Note 7, which is now water resistant, has a finer point, and twice as fine pressure sensitivity (up to 4096 levels, compared to earlier models with 2048). Samsung Galaxy Note 7 also has a new Iris Scanner , which is similar to the one found on Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. The older Galaxy Note 5 was selling at a price of around Rs 53,000 before the official launch of the latest Galaxy Note 7 . (more...)
Second 'Fantastic Beasts' film to release in 2018 Second 'Fantastic Beasts' film to release in 2018
- August 06, 2016

Hundreds of copies have already sold in the space of a few days, and thousands more are due to arrive. Reviews for the "Cursed Child" book have been mixed, but the new Potter has topped the best-seller lists of Amazon .com and Barnes & Noble.com and brought in readers worldwide last weekend for midnight store parties celebrating the release. (more...)
Samsung skips 6, unveils Galaxy Note 7
- August 06, 2016

There's also a new iris scanner , which unlocks the device with your eyes, and a next-generation S Pen stylus which lets you jot down notes on the screen - even when it is switched off. Based on several reviews, the newly introduced Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is considered as the best smartphone that the company has manufactured this year. (more...)
You can unlock the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with your eyes
- August 06, 2016

Like the Gear VR that came before it, the latest Gear VR for Note 7 is priced at $99. Samsung has also updated its software interface on the Galaxy Note 7, where The Verge reports it has a "cleaner color palette, softer white menus, and an overall nicer-looking aesthetic". (more...)
New Samsung phone hi-tech
- August 06, 2016

Samsung has also updated its software interface on the Galaxy Note 7, where The Verge reports it has a "cleaner color palette, softer white menus, and an overall nicer-looking aesthetic". The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will launch on August 19 in the US with pre-orders starting on August 3. A USA version will feature a Snapdragon 820 process while the rest of the world will get the Exynos chipset. (more...)
Instagram's Snapchat-like feature allows 24-hour-limit posts Instagram's Snapchat-like feature allows 24-hour-limit posts
- August 06, 2016

Instagram Stories is a feature that's being rolled out to all users over the next couple of weeks. When people in Canada and Brazil tap on the Facebook app on Friday during the Olympics' opening ceremony, a camera will appear on top of the News Feed, making it easy to snap photos and videos and add Olympics-themed filters , frames and masks. (more...)
Facebook unveils another Snapchat-esque feature Facebook unveils another Snapchat-esque feature
- August 06, 2016

With Instagram throwing down the gauntlet to Snapchat with its new "Stories" feature, we look at what it takes to create your own. As Stories get posted , you'll see friends' icons on this bar, which will light up when those friends post new Stories. (more...)
Samsung expects Galaxy Note 7 sales to beat earlier Note 5 Samsung expects Galaxy Note 7 sales to beat earlier Note 5
- August 06, 2016

First things first, it's impossible to put the S Pen in backwards. microSD slot The Galaxy Note 7 comes with 64GB of storage but, unlike the Galaxy Note 5 before it, has a microSD slot for expanding this by an additional 256GB. The new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will offer the same IP68-certification as the standard Galaxy 7, enabling it to survive a modest drubbing, and will be available in the United Kingdom from 2 September. (more...)
Obama denies $400 million payment to Iran was ransom
- August 06, 2016

In response to claims that the cash payment made by the United States was ransom for the release of its prisoners held captive by Tehran, he said White House officials "announced these payments in January, many months ago". President Obama disputes this interpretation of events. "We have to do a better job of disrupting networks, and those networks are more active in Europe than they are here", the president said. (more...)
Pokemon Go creator wants more tie ups like McDonald's Japan
- August 06, 2016

Players are now very upset as there is no longer a way to track Pokemon in the game; the main gameplay aspect of the game is supposed to be tracking. About Niantic exploring more sponsorships by companies that want to attract Pokémon Go gamers, Hanke said that Niantic is presently in talks with a number of companies interested in partnerships for the game. (more...)
Latest DC Comics film struggles despite craziness of Harley Quinn
- August 06, 2016

Now that critics and actors have given their views, guess the only way to find out if Suicide Squad deserves the hype, is by heading to the cinema. At one-third the budget ("at least $175 million", says the Los Angeles Times ), it might've been three times the movie. (more...)
USA's average download speed is over 54Mbps USA's average download speed is over 54Mbps
- August 05, 2016

Speedtest is an online service people can use to check their internet speeds. Speedtest.net is a global broadband speed test by Ookla, which specializes in speed testing and web-based network diagnostic apps. Mobile download speeds in the first six months of 2016 improved by just 5 percent, while upload speeds actually decreased slightly, by 1 percent. The FCC's target speeds for fixed broadband are 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload. (more...)
Obama defends sending cash to Iran, denies it amounted to ransom Obama defends sending cash to Iran, denies it amounted to ransom
- August 05, 2016

The money was described as the return of Iranian funds from a dispute dating back to the 1970s. "And we could not wire the money", he said . The settlement stemmed from a claim filed by Iran with an worldwide tribunal in 1981 that related to a $400 million payment made by the government of the USA -backed Shah of Iran to purchase military equipment in 1970s. (more...)
Torrentz.eu website bids farewell Torrentz.eu website bids farewell
- August 05, 2016

Torrentz was a free, fast and powerful meta-search engine combining results from dozens of search engines. In a message to its fans, the website says " Torrentz will always love you". This is another big shutdown in the world of the torrent website after Kickass torrent was taken down recently. The US government had seized the domain and made a decision to take it down. (more...)
Samsung Launches the Galaxy Note 7
- August 05, 2016

Yesterday we reported that Samsung revealed that they are planning on bringing the Galaxy Note 7's iris scanner to mid-range handsets. He picked one up for AED 2,999 (which is about $815), ran into a nearby book store, and immediately filmed an unboxing video . (more...)
Sri Lanka build big lead against Australia after Herath hat-trick Sri Lanka build big lead against Australia after Herath hat-trick
- August 05, 2016

Herath had tormented Australia in the first test at Pallekele too, exposing their vulnerability against spin bowling and claiming nine wickets in Sri Lanka's 106-run victory. After the umpire waved away appeals of lbw from Sri Lanka , Herath convinced his skipper Angelo Mathews in going for a review. Australia were left at 80-7 in response to the hosts' 281 when Starc fell. (more...)
Trump Responds to Clinton's 'Fantasy' Acceptance Speech at the Democratic Convention Trump Responds to Clinton's 'Fantasy' Acceptance Speech at the Democratic Convention
- August 05, 2016

Wall Street, corporations and the super-rich are going to start paying their fair share of taxes, she said. "We're still facing deep-seated problems that developed long before the recession and have stayed with us through the recovery", Clinton said, adding that "an bad lot of people feel there is less and less respect for the work they do". (more...)
New phablet is launched; has iris scanner, curved display
- August 05, 2016

But iris scanners are considered by many experts to be a more secure and accurate method of protecting the personal data on your smartphone. The South Korean brand said that it skipped over the number 6 for the new device's name in favor of the number 7 in a bid to show the new product is a cross generation product with sophisticated technology features. (more...)
Fantastic Beasts Two Confirmed
- August 05, 2016

Eddie Redmayne stars in the franchise as magizoologist Newt Scamander, a character fleetingly mentioned in the original Potter novels as the author of a Hogwarts textbook. Harry Potter fans will be thrilled to find out that Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them already has a sequel in the works, despite the first film not being released for another three months. (more...)

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