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Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy X possibly confirmed by Samsung itself

So, going by this calculation, Galaxy X will be launched around the second quarter (April-June) of 2018. If you think Galaxy X is Samsung's way of copying the iPhone X name scheme that's not actually accurate. The support page does display a model number of SM-G888N0, with the "N0" indicating the model will be restricted to the South Korean market. According to MobielKopen , the SM-G888 already received various certifications from regulators, including the Bluetooth SIG, the Wi-Fi ...

Sci-tech Uber Invests In Driverless-Cars With Deal for 24000 Volvo XC90s
Author: 0 Uber Invests In Driverless-Cars With Deal for 24000 Volvo XC90s

When asked when Uber might be debuting these self-driving cars in the U.S . San Francisco-based Uber will add its own sensors and software to permit pilot-less driving. Uber has been testing prototype Volvo cars for more than a year in Arizona and Pittsburgh, with safety drivers in the front seat to intervene if the self-driving system fails.

Sci-tech Huawei Honor V10 TENAA listing reveals everything
Author: 0 Huawei Honor V10 TENAA listing reveals everything

Honor V10 features a 5.99-inch display that has a full HD+ display with 2160 x 1080 pixel resolution. Honor puts out some great bang-for-your-buck phones, like the 6X earlier this year , so the 7X is likely to follow a similar path. Honor didn't see fit to add the feature to this phone, so you may have to wait a while for it to charge up. There's 64GB of storage as standard in the phone, but if you want to expand that you can use a 256GB microSD card.

Sci-tech CD Projekt calms fears about Cyberpunk 2077 monetisation
Author: 0 CD Projekt calms fears about Cyberpunk 2077 monetisation

In a recent interview , CEO Adam Kicinski said that the sci-fi game would have an online component, leading some consumers to worry that the game might feature microtransactions. In this case, for "long term success" in the project, they say, necessarily (at least "highly recommended") should be online mode. Game publishers are wanting it to be a "service" much like Destiny or The Division.

Sci-tech IMac Pro will feature A10 chip for always-on 'Hey Siri'
Author: 0 IMac Pro will feature A10 chip for always-on 'Hey Siri'

Digging into the BridgeOS 2.0 code, reverse engineering expert Jonathan Levin has found a mention of Apple's A10 coprocessor - which was debuted on the iPhone 7 past year. Apple now ships a custom ARM chip called the "T1" in its latest MacBook Pro models that feature Touch ID and the Touch Bar. Those rumors of Apple using custom ARM chips for more features inside Macs? As the development suggests, Apple would make the experience more intuitive by adding hands-free Siri on the next ...

Sci-tech Google Pixel 2's buzzing noise issue will be fixed by upcoming update
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2's buzzing noise issue will be fixed by upcoming update

For those who have yet to receive the unexpected integration, they will still have to snap a photo and go to Google Photos app to use the capabilities of the Lens. Recent reports have revealed that Google Lens has appeared to be available on the viewfinder of the Google Assistant . However, in Google Assistant, it is integrated right into the sheet that pops up after holding down on the home button.

Sci-tech Earth's rotation slowing down, experts predict devastating earthquakes in 2018
Author: 0 Earth's rotation slowing down, experts predict devastating earthquakes in 2018

According to the two scientists, during the past one and a half centuries there have been periods of about five years each, during which the earth's rotation was slower by a few milliseconds a day. Scientists warn that fluctuations in the speed of Earth's rotation could trigger a swarm of devastating earthquakes across the globe, particularly in heavily populated tropical regions.

Sci-tech Valkyria Chronicles 4 Coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2018
Author: 0 Valkyria Chronicles 4 Coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2018

It's somewhat of a mystery as to why Sega has now decided it's time to bring another Valkyria Chronicles game to the West, but I'm not complaining. With victory slipping away, the Federation executes Operation Northern Cross: a last-ditch attempt to capture the imperial capital and end the war. This new entry will be set during the same timeframe as the original Valkyria Chronicles , though it will feature an all-new cast - including an adorable dog in a hat.

Sci-tech NPD: Nintendo Systems Again Top Hardware Sales For October
Author: 0 NPD: Nintendo Systems Again Top Hardware Sales For October

It's a new console with a solid first party library and it can be purchased at a decent price - of course it's selling well. Nintendo is taking off the belt and whipping the flesh off the bare bottoms of Microsoft and Sony in the hardware sales department each month in and each month out with the Nintendo Switch and now the SNES Classic Edition.

Sci-tech JPSS 1 weather satellite deploys from Delta 2 rocket
Author: 0 JPSS 1 weather satellite deploys from Delta 2 rocket

The satellite will improve the accuracy and timeliness of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather prediction models and three- to seven-day forecasts, officials with NOAA and the National Weather Service say. Forecasters are hoping a satellite will help them track future hurricanes. Circling the Earth from pole to pole 14 times a day, JPSS-1 carries a suite of five instruments meant to make global observations that will improve forecasts of severe weather events three to ...

Sci-tech Ominous NASA climate change app shows which cities will flood
Author: 0 Ominous NASA climate change app shows which cities will flood

The effect is mostly overwhelmed by the contribution from other bodies of ice, but this negative contribution does have an impact on the overall sea level changes. Sea level changes, between 1992 and 2017. If west Antarctica collapses, the world could experience an average of four feet of sea level rise. Sea level rise at any port city is caused most by the glaciers and ice sheets that are farther away.

Sci-tech Nigeria's bobsled women first to qualify for Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Nigeria's bobsled women first to qualify for Winter Olympics

The achievement also came to life as a result of sheer determination and sacrifice of the group as team driver, Seun Adigun and brakewomen Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga crowd-funded the $150,000 (130,000 euros, £114,000) required to train and compete through a mixture of savvy marketing and publicity.

Sci-tech New moon will mean spectacular Leonid meteor shower this weekend
Author: 0 New moon will mean spectacular Leonid meteor shower this weekend

The minute particles, just half a gram each, burn up in the upper atmospheric layers causing a handsome show to appear. The precise direction you need to look in the night sky varies depending on your location, but the meteors will radiate from the constellation Leo the lion .

Sci-tech HTC's Vive Tracker adds much-needed tactile control to VR
Author: 0 HTC's Vive Tracker adds much-needed tactile control to VR

Finally, if you want to push your immersion a bit further, you can also pick up $25 "TrackStraps" that let you tie Vive Trackers to your arms or legs in order to allow for full-body tracking. This bundle will turn the Hyper Blaster into both a motion and gun controller, flawless for use in games like Duck Season , Arizona Sunshine and Practisim VR .

Sci-tech Scientists discover closest Earth-like planet that may host life
Author: 0 Scientists discover closest Earth-like planet that may host life

According to the press release, Ross 128 b is "also the closest planet to be discovered orbiting an inactive red dwarf star, which may increase the likelihood that this planet could potentially sustain life". "Restricting the target list to quiet stars would disqualify Proxima Cen b and leave Ross 128 b as the best temperate planet known to date". Ross 128b isn't the closest candidate for the search of alien life.

Sci-tech No leads for bus conductor's arrest in Pradyuman's murder: CBI
Author: 0 No leads for bus conductor's arrest in Pradyuman's murder: CBI

Earlier, after the CBI arrested a Class 11 student for the murder of Ryan school's Class 2 student Pradyuman, it said that no evidence was found against Ashok Kumar. The court has now fixed November 20 as the next date of hearing. Teachers had noticed the suspect - reportedly under psychiatric evaluation over anger issues - bringing a knife to school four days before the murder, but the Gurugram police did not give any importance to this crucial bit of information, CBI sources had said.

Sci-tech Want to live longer? Get a dog
Author: 0 Want to live longer? Get a dog

Single dog-owning adults who lived alone were 11 percent less likely to subsequently develop heart disease and 33 percent less likely to die than non-dog owners, the analysis found. The new study, however, is "to our knowledge ... by far the largest investigation of associations of dog ownership with human health reported to date", the researchers said in the study.

Sci-tech Fast Wireless Charging on iPhone 8 and iPhone X with iOS 11.2
Author: 0 Fast Wireless Charging on iPhone 8 and iPhone X with iOS 11.2

Apple is now working on iOS 11.2 - this update is going to support 7.5W charging. While Apple's iPhones are yet to support the maximum 15W speed, 7.5W will still be noticeably faster than the current "slow" wireless charging speeds. Apple now sells a Mophie and a Belking charger in its stores. Both of these approved chargers support 7.5W. People at Mac Rumors have tried the expansion in the iOS 11.2 engineer beta after a tip got from embellishment producer RAV power and found that the iPhone ...