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Sci-tech Volvo updates 2018 Polestar S60 and V60
Author: 0 Volvo updates 2018 Polestar S60 and V60

It comes with a new splitter, new side skirts, and an extended rear spoiler, all made from carbon fiber. Volvo is claiming a downforce improvement of 30 per cent for its S60 and V60 Polestar models, which will be limited to a production run of just 1500 units for the 2018 model year.

Sci-tech Sporty BMW i3s joins facelifted i3
Author: 0 Sporty BMW i3s joins facelifted i3

Visually, the new i3s can be distinguished with a unique bodykit including redesigned front and rear bumpers, wheel-arch extensions, and gloss black trims. In terms of the powerhouse, the battery is a 94Ah/33kWh lithium-ion battery, capable of sending 125kW and 250Nm to the wheels. It cuts launch times down to 6.8 seconds and the top speed has been bumped to 100 miles per hour.

Sci-tech To Swap 36000+ Windows Phones for iPhones
Author: 0 To Swap 36000+ Windows Phones for iPhones

By all accounts the NYPD's adoption of Windows Phones was a blazing success , making the force more effective and responsive. When NYPD announced its decision to choose Windows Phone over Android and iPhone, this raised some eyebrows. NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton made it clear at the time the original decision was made that it was Tisch's responsibility. "She drove the whole process", sources have allegedly said.

Sci-tech Valve's Steam and Microsoft's Halo coming to Windows Mixed Reality headsets
Author: 0 Valve's Steam and Microsoft's Halo coming to Windows Mixed Reality headsets

In terms of headsets, Microsoft said the new Dell Visor VR, which will be go on sale in fall, would cost $360 (or $460 with Microsoft's controllers). Windows Mixed Reality devices are created to make augmented and virtual reality more affordable than higher-end devices including the Vive, the Oculus Rift and Microsoft's own HoloLens.

Sci-tech Game of Thrones Season Finale Had to Have One Shocking Death
Author: 0 Game of Thrones Season Finale Had to Have One Shocking Death

The super-sized 80-minute episode , titled " The Dragon and the Wolf ", caps a season that shattered HBO's viewership records across the board, plus broke records on other networks internationally. Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow finally did it on a boat . You can choose for yourself which of those categories the final Jon and Daenerys scene in the finale, " The Dragon and the Wolf ", falls into.

Author: 0 Bethesda might be working on a Game of Thrones project

Bethesda Game Studios has been secretive about what it is now working on. However, it is unknown which technology is being developed the project, not to mention the target platforms and a release date. There has also been some exceptionally well-done Game of Thrones mods to existing games like Crusader Kings 2 and Mount & Blade: Warband. Bethesda is the renowned studio behind the Elder Scrolls series, with their latest entry into the beloved franchise being Skyrim .

Sci-tech Apple to hold product launch event on September 12
Author: 0 Apple to hold product launch event on September 12

Notably, Apple is aiming to use the new 1,000-seat Steve Jobs Theater for the event; however, construction isn't finished yet and this could affect the timing or location of the event. It would appear that Apple will delay the launch of the iPhone 8 wireless charging feature until the rollout of iOS 11, because it would require the operating system to check if the charging pad has a Made for iPhone license.

Sci-tech Samsung looks to Note 8 launch for recovery
Author: 0 Samsung looks to Note 8 launch for recovery

For their part, fans declared their loyalty to the brand on social media. However, not everyone wants or needs such a large phone so the Note 8 won't be for everyone. It has a 3,000mAh non-removable battery . Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has the metal and glass design. In part of Samsung's gamification effort in communication, you'll be able to send GIFs and animated texts through the Live Message feature.

Sci-tech Download: Android 8.0 Oreo Pixel Launcher Port For Any Device
Author: 0 Download: Android 8.0 Oreo Pixel Launcher Port For Any Device

Unlike there's any big update, Google doesn't disclose the changelogs of this app. Whenever the official comment came from the company over the update we will update the step by step procedure for to install the Android 8.0 Version. "When used on a device running Android O and higher, hostile downloaders can not trick the user into installing an app without having first been given the go-ahead", he said.

Sci-tech Yakuza 2 remake leaked on Taiwanese PlayStation Store
Author: 0 Yakuza 2 remake leaked on Taiwanese PlayStation Store

As can be expected from a remake, Sega will be re-recording audio for Yakuza Kiwami 2 as well as introducing a lot of other upgrades and enhancements to make the game a proper HD remake of the original 2006 release of Yakuza 2 . You can check out an announcement trailer and a story trailer below courtesy of YouTube user Azazel_Irekov. As reported by Gematsu , Yakuza: Kiwami 2 was announced during the studio's live presentation today.

Sci-tech Xiaomi teases global launch of a new Mi phone on Sept 5
Author: 0 Xiaomi teases global launch of a new Mi phone on Sept 5

On Monday, he took to Twitter again, only this time round he has revealed that the phone that the company will launch in India on September 5 does not exist yet. The dual camera setup at the rear panel comes with 12-megapixel sensors. It packs 4GB of RAM along with 64GB of internal storage capacity. For the front, it features a 5-megapixel front-facing camera .

Sci-tech Remake Of Yakuza 2 Announcement Leaked With Yakuza Kiwami 2
Author: 0 Remake Of Yakuza 2 Announcement Leaked With Yakuza Kiwami 2

There will also be a limited edition that will be available for the game in Japan and also a limited PS4 bundle. A North American and European release has not been announced. Now I can roll right through all the games and imagine myself in Japan from my Japanese apartment. Yakuza Kiwami 2 will be released December 7 in Japan.

Sci-tech Solar eclipse in 2024 might be even better for some Canadians
Author: 0 Solar eclipse in 2024 might be even better for some Canadians

Concluding the 21st August 2017 20:24 solar eclipse, NASA earlier today morning updated its official website with must watch images. Another total solar eclipse will be visible in the United States on April 8, 2024 . It appears the path of totality, which indicates where the total eclipse will be visible on Earth, will be kinder to most Canadians in 2024 than it was this year.

Sci-tech Confederate flag sales are booming after Charlottesville
Author: 0 Confederate flag sales are booming after Charlottesville

A petition on Change.org is asking that an Alabama high school remove a teacher's LGBT flag from her classroom because it creates a hostile learning environment, according to some students and their parents. Only days after Charlottesville, the store received more than 100 orders for Confederate flags. The flags can cost between $93 and $200, but account for only a fraction of her business.

Author: 0 Take a look at first renders of Samsung Galaxy S9

In the recent past, the lithium-ion batteries in smartphones typically retain only 80 percent of their original capacity over two years. The most striking thing on the Note 8 is its display . The Note 8 is the latest " phablet " - combining features of a smartphone and tablet - to be released by Samsung since they first introduced the Note model in 2011.

Sci-tech Vivo Y69 launched for Rs Rs 14990
Author: 0 Vivo Y69 launched for Rs Rs 14990

The Vivo Y69 comes with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of onboard storage. Screen Vivo Y69 presents IPS with a diagonal of 5.5 inches, but the resolution of it is not very high, only 1280×720 pixels, and is HD. It comes with a fingerprint sensor integrated in the home button. Y69 is powered by digital compass, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor.

Author: 0 The International Space Station solar eclipse photo bomb is celestial magic

But they won't have to wait too long before their next chance to enjoy the moon's shadow on the United States. The images were stitched together by an algorithm, based on the time and location of the photo, so viewers can get an extended look at the sun's atmosphere and follow the total solar eclipse as it passed through 14 states.

Sci-tech PV Sindhu reaches semi-finals
Author: 0 PV Sindhu reaches semi-finals

India's PV Sindhu returns to Cheung Ngan Yi of Hong Kong during their pre-quarterfinal match in Paris yesterday. The 22-year-old Indian fought back from 13-16 down in the second game after losing the first to eventually come up trumps.

Sci-tech Charlottesville city council meeting erupts over confederate statues
Author: 0 Charlottesville city council meeting erupts over confederate statues

Robert E. Lee himself was not in favor of monuments, and his statue rides high over a town park. Some memorials weren't even hidden behind the false cover of honoring the Confederate dead. "It is time for the Jackson and Lee statues to be relocated to a battlefield park or a museum where they will neither be reviled or revered", council member Kathy Galvin said during a Monday news conference.