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Sci-tech Firefox's faster, slicker, slimmer Quantum edition now out
Author: 0 Firefox's faster, slicker, slimmer Quantum edition now out

Firefox Quantum scored 151 on JetStream compared with 144 for Google Chrome. Firefox 57 introduces a revamped user interface that introduces several new features, including square tabs, "smooth" animations, as well as a Library that provides quick access to anything the user saves such as bookmarks, Pocket , history, downloads, tabs and screenshots.

Author: 0 Essential Phone Oreo update released in beta

Android is adding a new feature that will give you more information on apps that are draining your battery. Google's Project Treble promises to help speed up vendor releases of new Android versions, but the benefits of this technology will probably take several years, since only devices that ship with Android Oreo can take advantage of it.

Sci-tech GameStop PowerPass unlimited games rental service has been delayed
Author: 0 GameStop PowerPass unlimited games rental service has been delayed

Since then, GameStop itself has confirmed the delay, saying that it has chose to "temporarily pause" the PowerPass service due to "a few program limitations we have identified". GameStop's entrance into the game-rental market comes amid the company's continued financial difficulties. However, that is all in the past tense, because after a recent soft launch PowerPass has been suspended.

Sci-tech IOS 11 update brings faster wireless charging
Author: 0 IOS 11 update brings faster wireless charging

Updating your phone isn't enough to boost your charging speed, however. Apple had promised that faster charging via wireless pads would arrive in time, but gave no roadmap for when it might actually be added. Faster charging is pretty much always a plus, especially when it comes to wireless charging. In addition, there's also the factor that wireless charging usually requires you to place your phone on a charging pad, making it impossible to use and charge at the same time (unless you want ...

Sci-tech Moon to attend East Asia Summit, talks on regional FTA
Author: 0 Moon to attend East Asia Summit, talks on regional FTA

Meeting for the first time since their modus vivendi to put aside their differences and end a year-long standoff over the deployment of a USA missile defense system in South Korea, Presidents Moon and Xi reaffirmed their joint resolve to mend ties and restore cooperation in all areas.

Sci-tech California launch of new United States weather satellite postponed
Author: 0 California launch of new United States weather satellite postponed

For years, policy makers and scientists anxious about a looming polar-orbiting satellite gap that could come once one satellite blinked out from old age, prior to the next one launching. "We have luckily avoided any gaps". JPSS will provide more detailed information about atmospheric temperature and air moisture leading to more accurate near-term weather predictions.

Sci-tech Jio Special Offer of 100GB Extra Data for Oppo Smartphone Users
Author: 0 Jio Special Offer of 100GB Extra Data for Oppo Smartphone Users

Under this recharge pack, customers also get unlimited local/STD calls for non-commercial use as well as outgoing on national Roaming. The first and the second offers are limited to a maximum of 10 and 6 recharges respectively. The sudden decision by Anil Ambani's R Com had seen subscribers rushing to port their existing numbers with other telecom operators. In the wake of energizing the Oppo mobile with one of the Jio designs, you will get an indistinguishable administration from the ...

Sci-tech Ryan student murder: Amid twists and turns, juvenile accused retracts confession
Author: 0 Ryan student murder: Amid twists and turns, juvenile accused retracts confession

The CBI officially refused to confirm their meetings.Sources said the SIT officials were questioned about how they had missed several obvious clues , As Reported By TOI . The report adds that legal experts say that a confession before a police officer does not hold any evidential value. She accused school authorities of having conspired against Kumar.

Sci-tech North Korean Soldier Is Shot While Defecting Across DMZ, South Says
Author: 0 North Korean Soldier Is Shot While Defecting Across DMZ, South Says

Also on Monday, South Korean police arrested an American for entering a restricted zone - in a separate border area - with the apparent intention of crossing to the North, Yonhap reported. North Korea has in the past complained that North Korean defectors had been abducted by South Korea, and it has demanded their release. The incident, which happened in broad daylight around 4:00pm, comes at a time of heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula over the North's nuclear weapons programme.

Author: 0 Messenger Day nixed as Facebook pushes Stories feature

The fact that has Facebook four distinct Snapchat-like offerings for its main social network, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp can be pretty confusing. Facebook said on Monday. One thing though, while Facebook will focus on AR masks and effects, its sister app Messenger, will focus on adding captions and stylized text inviting friends to hang out.

Sci-tech Dream Chaser space plane successfully completes test flight
Author: 0 Dream Chaser space plane successfully completes test flight

The uncrewed Dream Chaser made a smooth landing at Edwards Air Force Base during the free-flight test at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, NASA officials said in a statement. Sierra Nevada Corp. says its Dream Chaser spacecraft had a successful free-flight drop test in the Mojave Desert during the weekend. The Dream Chaser, however, which is meant to launch on top of an Atlas V rocket, glides down to Earth like a plane after reentering the atmosphere, landing ...

Author: 0 Ride hailing service Lyft expanding to Canada

While the firm hasn't revealed exactly when the service will hit the streets of Toronto, the blog post says 'Lyft will be around to help ring in the holidays'. In October, Lyft raised $1 billion in funding in a round led by the venture-capital fund of Google parent Alphabet Inc., that gave it a valuation of $11 billion.

Author: 0 Call Of Duty: WWII Xbox One X VS PS4 Pro Graphics Comparison

After launching earlier this month, the Xbox One X has been quite popular with many retailers selling out at a near-constant clip . However in the graphics department, this is where the Xbox One X has the lead with more TFLOPS and also more memory with 12GB of GDDR5 RAM versus the PS4 Pro's 8GB of GDDR5 RAM.

Sci-tech Users complain about unresponsive edges
Author: 0 Users complain about unresponsive edges

With Fused Video Stabilization on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, you no longer have to carefully place the phone before recording, hold it firmly over the entire recording session, or carry a gimbal mount everywhere. It may be performing its duties a bit too well, preventing owners from accessing the sides of their Pixel 2 XL in their day-to-day life while playing games or interacting with apps.

Sci-tech Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4 gets a price cut in India
Author: 0 Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4 gets a price cut in India

Other offers include a Buyback Guarantee offer which allows the users to exchange the phone and get the exchange price on the new device. The Redmi Note 4 hit India back in January this year, making this an appropriate time for a cut. The phone comes powered with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 SoC and has a 5.5-inch full HD glass display. The chipset also comes embedded with the Adreno 506 GPU and a 4G LTE modem.

Sci-tech Samsung Announces The New Exynos 9810 Chipset
Author: 0 Samsung Announces The New Exynos 9810 Chipset

That page apparently confirms the existence of the A5 (2018). Twitter user Roland Quandt had pointed this out and the model number for the Galaxy A5 is listed as SM-A530N. If this truly is a miniature version of the S lineup, then we expect that the device would be released alongside the S9 and S9 Plus which are set to be debuted in the first quarter of 2018.

Sci-tech Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 debuts with 6.2L V8, makes 755 HP
Author: 0 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 debuts with 6.2L V8, makes 755 HP

Seven-speed manual and eight-speed paddle-shift automatic transmissions are available with the LT5. Aside from taking the shortest hiatus in the model's history, the 2019 Corvette ZR1 continues the car's history of maximizing performance and altering its form in order to satisfy function.