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Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 Will Receive Three Years Of Guaranteed Android Software Updates

Pixel 2 comes in three colours - "Just Black", "Clearly White" and "Kinda Blue", while the larger Pixel 2 XL comes in two colour variants - "Just Black" and "Black & White". Like the most recent iPhones, the new Pixels also focus on augmented reality. The internal memory option is absent from the phones , as Google promised unlimited storage for pictures and videos which can be backed up to the Google Photos mobile application.

Sci-tech Rare Harvest Moon rises on 5th of October
Author: 0 Rare Harvest Moon rises on 5th of October

Most of the time, the Harvest Moon rises in September , making this October appearance a rare one. What is a harvest moon? The harvest name owes to the fact that this is often the time of year where farmers collect their harvest in preparation for the colder weather that lies ahead.

Author: 0 The Google Pixelbook will be getting a special version of Snapchat

On the other hand, the Google Pixel 2 XL is jumping up from a 5.5 inch display to a 6 inch display . Aptly named Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL , these devices with bumped up specifications come with improved capabilities. The Pixel Buds cost $159 - the same as Apple AirPods - and will be available in three colors: white, black and blue. As with Google Pixel 2, Snapdragon 835 is a 8-core processor with 10 NM fabrication process and runs at 2.35 GHz, providing necessary power on ...

Sci-tech Yahoo reveals 2013 hack hit all 3bn accounts
Author: 0 Yahoo reveals 2013 hack hit all 3bn accounts

YAHOO admitted last night that all 3billion of its user and email accounts were hacked in 2013. Have you ever used Yahoo before 2013? The new revelation is raising concerns that those steps aren't enough. Yahoo said passwords and credit card info weren't stolen. Yahoo has taken action to better secure user accounts but it's recommended that you change your password not just for Yahoo, but for any other account that you use similar log-in information.

Sci-tech Snapchat's Latest Plaything: Jeff Koons Location-Based Art Lenses
Author: 0 Snapchat's Latest Plaything: Jeff Koons Location-Based Art Lenses

This new AR function, however, will be much larger in scale. The installations, which include Koons' signature sculptures of inflatable animals, can be viewed starting Tuesday on the Venice boardwalk, Central Park in NY and next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, among other much-visited destinations.

Author: 0 Home Max: Google Goes After HomePod With a Big Ass Sonos Clone

The flagship Google phones were the focal point of today's event, but the company also welcomed a new addition to their smart speaker line with the Google Home Mini . It's about a fifth of the size of the standard Google Home . Users can simply tap on the earbud to trigger the Google Assistant or change the track.

Sci-tech Stranger Things video game looks surprisingly great
Author: 0 Stranger Things video game looks surprisingly great

Promotional tie-in games are nothing new, but this one is striking because it seems to be a fully-fledged game, lasting around 10 hours - and for its presentation. The game will also receive a mysterious update this October 27 to coincide with the Season 2 debut. Nancy can, for example, swing a bag of bats around while Hopper is great for punching out a solution.

Sci-tech Google Courageously Removes Headphone Jack in Pixel 2
Author: 0 Google Courageously Removes Headphone Jack in Pixel 2

The rear camera will also remain at 12MP for both the phones, though Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL's camera could have a serious software upgrade. Riley points out. Manufactured by HTC and LG, respectively - and codenamed Walleye and Taimen - these two stock Android 8 Oreo handsets were originally planned to showcase an iterative new system-on-chip from Qualcomm called the Snapdragon 836 (just as their predecessors were first out of the gate sporting the Snapdragon 821).

Sci-tech Dubochet, Frank, Henderson Win 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Author: 0 Dubochet, Frank, Henderson Win 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Cryo-electron microscopy is "a cool method for imaging the materials of life", said Nobel committee member Göran K. Hansson from Stockholm . Richard Henderson, of MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, will share the nine million kronor (£830,000) prize with Jacques Dubochet, of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and Joachim Frank, of New York's Columbia University.

Sci-tech A Judge Has Delayed The Google VS. Uber Self-Driving Car Trial
Author: 0 A Judge Has Delayed The Google VS. Uber Self-Driving Car Trial

Then-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick , left, and Anthony Levandowski , co-founder of Otto, pose for a photo in the lobby of Uber headquarters, in San Francisco. Waymo argued in the lawsuit that a "calculated theft" of its technology netted Otto a buyout of more than $500 million and enabled Uber to revive a stalled self-driving vehicle program.

Sci-tech HTC Vive announce Fallout VR Bundle
Author: 0 HTC Vive announce Fallout VR Bundle

HTC proudly boasts that, "The freedom of exploring the wasteland comes alive like never before when experienced using Vive's superior room-scale technology", and notes that "Vive's submillimeter tracking for responsiveness and accuracy makes it the most immersive way to experience Fallout 4 ".

Sci-tech PS4 players could have to wait even longer for PUBG
Author: 0 PS4 players could have to wait even longer for PUBG

A spokesperson has said "Right now, the team is exclusively focused on bringing the best game possible to Xbox One and PC". Microsoft is apparently looking to extend this period way into the middle of next year or even longer. The issue many players seem to be finding with this ad - aside from the fact the game has ads period - is Bluehole doesn't seem to be addressing the issues with Chinese server lag, rather it incentives using a service that will only make issues worse for other ...

Sci-tech Reliance, state-run oil cos buy US crude for first time
Author: 0 Reliance, state-run oil cos buy US crude for first time

Bank Wealth Management. US crude oil more often than not falls in the final three months of the year, according to a study performed by CNBC using hedge fund analytics tool Kensho. "There was first of all good support to bring prices higher - you can name hurricanes, you can say Kurdish referendum, seasonality in middle distillates".

Sci-tech OnePlus to skip OnePlus 5T, unveil OnePlus 6 in early 2018
Author: 0 OnePlus to skip OnePlus 5T, unveil OnePlus 6 in early 2018

As per the latest reports and multiple sources, it looks like OnePlus will not launch OnePlus 5T or some other variant instead of that they will launch the smartphone in an all-new 6-series. This time it will have a 5.5-5.7 (inch) Quad-HD Plus Optic AMOLED Display in 18:9 ratio which is the trend these days. The price of 6GB RAM variant of OnePlus 5 is Rs.32,999 and the price of 8GB RAm variant of OnePlus 5 is Rs.37,999.

Sci-tech Walmart accidentally opens Google Home Mini up for pre-orders
Author: 0 Walmart accidentally opens Google Home Mini up for pre-orders

Firstly, the name is indeed Google Home Mini , and it is priced at just $49. We recently saw reports suggesting that Google might have a new smart home device in the pipeline. The premature posting has more or less confirmed the existence of this device. Interestingly, one of the pictures of the Home Mini on Walmart's listing also shows the Pixel 2 XL .

Sci-tech Nougat usage keeps growing, Oreo shows up for the first time
Author: 0 Nougat usage keeps growing, Oreo shows up for the first time

Android Nougat's market share is increased by 2% compared to the last month and Android 6.0 Marshmallow's share neither increased nor decreased. A mere 0.2% of Android phones and tablets are running Android 8 .0, though given the OS only just started being pushed out to devices, with Google's own Pixel and Pixel XL phones getting the first bit of the cherry, the small distribution figures are to be expected.

Sci-tech Detection of 'Most Violent Events in Space' Leads to Nobel Physics Prize
Author: 0 Detection of 'Most Violent Events in Space' Leads to Nobel Physics Prize

The first detection of the waves created a scientific sensation when it was announced early a year ago and the teams involved in the discovery had been widely seen as favourites for Tuesday's prize. The call came at 2:41 a.m., beating his own alarm by 4 minutes. Other Nobel Prizes will be awarded over the next few days - chemistry on Wednesday, literature on Thursday, peace on Friday and economics on October 9.

Sci-tech Stardew Valley confirmed for Nintendo Switch release
Author: 0 Stardew Valley confirmed for Nintendo Switch release

We all knew the game would be coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2017. As announced earlier today by Stardew Valley developer Eric Barone, the game will launch for Nintendo's console/handheld hybrid on October 5th for $14.99. One of the most exciting success stories of 2016, it turns out that the appeal of playing Stardew Valley on the go is very strong among Switch owners.

Sci-tech Ferrari fighting talk despite engine woes
Author: 0 Ferrari fighting talk despite engine woes

We are intervening and we are working on it. Having this kind of problem during the race makes us angry. But the drive of the day was from the flying Vettel who carved his way from the back of the grid to finish fourth. "We have more tires than everybody else and we maybe can do something with strategy", Vettel said. "It's been a hard weekend, but nevertheless the speed is there".

Sci-tech Messenger Lite comes to the UK, US, Ireland, and Canada
Author: 0 Messenger Lite comes to the UK, US, Ireland, and Canada

You can download the messenger from here. Google, for instance, has developed alternate versions of its suite of apps like Maps and Search that are light on data use, which they have been testing in Indonesia. Facebook first launched Messenger Lite in five bandits with low bandwidth strength back in 2016. Still this is a good thing, because people have to deal with data limits in developed countries as well.