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Sci-tech Google may have missed the bigger picture with Android One 2.0
Author: 0 Google may have missed the bigger picture with Android One 2.0

But at a price of Rs 14,999, the Xiaomi Mi A1 is not really a ideal device . They made Xiaomi Mi A1 available to the customers through Flipkart , Mi.com and via company's Mi Home stores. It will go on sale from 12 September. It sports the dual pyrolytic graphite sheet, and it aids in heat radiation. What do you guys think about Xiaomi Mi A1? However, if one were to go purely by specifications, Mi A1 and Mi 5X's main point of difference would be the lack of MIUI on the former.

Sci-tech Facebook Offers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars for Music Rights
Author: 0 Facebook Offers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars for Music Rights

According to a report in Tech Crunch on Tuesday, Watch will be available on Facebook's native mobile apps, desktop site and TV apps. Bloomberg reports Facebook is offering the labels hundreds of millions of dollars for a deal that would let infringing videos stay up, rather than be removed to the great annoyance of users.

Sci-tech Midsized black hole may be hiding out in the Milky Way
Author: 0 Midsized black hole may be hiding out in the Milky Way

Scientists suspect black holes may have a major impact on the evolution of galaxies, as they discard gas and, in turn, spur the birth of stars. However, their influence on nearby objects can be help to detect them. Artistic representation of a black hole. Instead, the scientists suggest it is the former core of a dwarf galaxy that has been subsumed into the Milky Way , stripped of its stars, and is destined to one day fall into Sgr A*.

Sci-tech Man finds 9-foot alligator in home
Author: 0 Man finds 9-foot alligator in home

According to KTRK , the ABC affiliate in Houston, Brian Foster had returned home Friday to survey the damage and begin cleanup, when he noticed the unwanted guest. It said: "During floods, alligators may disperse into areas where they aren't normally observed". While they are wary of people, the post advised civilians to keep a safe distance and not try to engage with the reptiles.

Sci-tech Microsoft Windows 10 Fall Creators Update arrives 17th Oct
Author: 0 Microsoft Windows 10 Fall Creators Update arrives 17th Oct

The next major update for Windows 10-the Fall Creators Update-will be available worldwide on October 17, Microsoft announced Friday at IFA 2017 in Berlin. You can save all of your creations in OneDrive Files On-Demand, accessing your cloud files like any of your other files on your PC, without using up your local storage space.

Sci-tech Kenyan President Tells Supreme Court He Is Still In Charge
Author: 0 Kenyan President Tells Supreme Court He Is Still In Charge

Mr Kwarteng who was impressed with the court's decision said it was the beginning of the interrogation of a myth that "once results are announced in an election in Africa , that is it". The current crop of IEBC commissioners took office only seven months before the election, after their predecessors were forced to step down following widespread protests .

Sci-tech Xiaomi Mi A1 Leak 'Confirms' A Big Surprise
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi A1 Leak 'Confirms' A Big Surprise

Today, the same smartphone has been spotted on popular benchmark site Geekbench . "According to previous reports , the " Mi A1 " is said to come with a 5.5" FHD Display , Dual Rear Cameras and Dual Sim card Slot at Budget Price. The screenshots also hint that Xiaomi will launch 256 Gb internal storage variant. The Xiaomi Mi A1 is rumoured to run on Android One , which is a budget-friendly line of devices that run on a stock version of Android.

Sci-tech The Next Big Windows Update Is Coming To Your Computer October 17
Author: 0 The Next Big Windows Update Is Coming To Your Computer October 17

Other new Windows 10 features include a refreshed Photos app and the capacity to save files up to the cloud using Microsoft's OneDrive service, without consuming local storage space. The next Windows 10 fall creators update will come by the second week of October. Finding the pen has been made easier with Windows Find my Pen fixes in the Fall Creators Update .

Sci-tech Apple to launch iPhone 8 on Sep 12
Author: 0 Apple to launch iPhone 8 on Sep 12

Perhaps it's meant to symbolize the new direction the company is taking the pair in, what with the glass sandwich design, steel frame, and wireless charging . The company sent out invitations Thursday to set September 12 as the date for an annual post-Labor Day showcase. The Chinese electronics giant closed the gap with Apple, adding two percentage points to market share from a year earlier, according to the survey.

Sci-tech Jio Phone Pre-Booking May Resume This Week
Author: 0 Jio Phone Pre-Booking May Resume This Week

The JioPhone was made available via pre-booking on August 24, however, due to an overwhelming response, Reliance Jio has blocked the booking for its ultra-budget phone. So, there are already more than 11 million people who are ready to pre-order (registered for the interest in official Reliance Jio website). Reliance, at the time of introducing the device, also said that users could book the handset using the MyJio app.

Sci-tech Basic Trackers Take a Back Seat as Smartwatches Accelerate in Q2
Author: 0 Basic Trackers Take a Back Seat as Smartwatches Accelerate in Q2

Similar to Strategy Analytics' Q2 estimates , Xiaomi took the top spot in the second quarter thanks to its low-priced fitness trackers that remain quite popular in China, somewhat bucking the industrywide trend. Thus far, Fitbit has had limited success with its efforts to push into smarter wearables with the Blaze and Surge, and as a result, management has stressed that 2017 will be a transition year.

Sci-tech Samsung to test self-driving cars in California
Author: 0 Samsung to test self-driving cars in California

Apart from tech companies , automakers such as General Motors and Volkswagen are also on the list . In the coming week, lawmakers in Washington are expected to vote on the SELF DRIVE Act , which will determine the policies of the states in regulating autonomous vehicle designs.

Sci-tech Hints of water found on TRAPPIST-1 exoplanets
Author: 0 Hints of water found on TRAPPIST-1 exoplanets

At that stage astronomers believed that the star, 40 lightyears from Earth, had only three planets . One question on everybody's lips concerns the chances of liquid water, something scientists are now able to shed more light on thanks to fresh observations from the Hubble Space Telescope .

Author: 0 'Game of Thrones' Finale Director Explains Jon and Dany's Destiny

It's always believed that the Queen of Dragons couldn't have children, though new doubt was cast over that when the King in the North questioned the source who told Daenerys about her fertility. "You have to presume that the army of the dead is going to take a little while to get south, but we just don't know", he said. "The reality of what they are to each other?" A zombie dragon, an illicit romance and satisfying revenge helped drive the season finale of the second last season of " ...

Sci-tech Middle-Earth: Shadow of War new trailer features personal stories of orcs
Author: 0 Middle-Earth: Shadow of War new trailer features personal stories of orcs

According to Monolith developers, Forgey also has a musical background, forming a band called Orc Slayer. Middle-earth: Shadow of War comes out on October 10 . After losing a battle with glioblastoma, a rare form of cancer, back in May 2016, Monolith lost one of the minds behind the massively successful Shadow of Mordor .

Sci-tech Atlanta gas prices are highest since 2015
Author: 0 Atlanta gas prices are highest since 2015

For gasoline that most Americans purchase at the pump, the average price on Wednesday was up 6 cents week-over-week to $2.40 per gallon (for regular), but like numerous flood waters, the price continues to rise. Colonial Pipeline officials also announced they expect to temporarily suspend the company's gasoline, diesel and jet fuel pipelines. "We don't produce enough gasoline to allow even a small amount to be siphoned off or purchased by other parties south of the border, so they ...