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Sci-tech Nintendo Switch prepares for new gaming age
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch prepares for new gaming age

The Wii U failed, in part, because Nintendo left too many of its most beloved heroes idling on the bench. The Nintendo Switch was released recently, on March 3, 2017 , and many players are now eagerly waiting to get their hands on it.

Sci-tech Underwater Video From 2013 Ended Up Being a Big Deal
Author: 0 Underwater Video From 2013 Ended Up Being a Big Deal

But thanks to an worldwide team of scientists that compiled True's beaked whale sightings, we can all watch the first underwater video of True's beaked whales swimming near Pico Island in the Portuguese Azores. She has spent dozens of months at sea, floating above the deepest parts of the ocean, straining her eyes and ears to detect whatever might be moving in the fathoms below.

Sci-tech Mass Effect Andromeda's EA/Origin Access trial will limit story progression
Author: 0 Mass Effect Andromeda's EA/Origin Access trial will limit story progression

Lastly, Melo clarified that there will be a cash shop for players to spend on for the multiplayer mode of Mass Effect: Andromeda, but there will be no such shop to be able to unlock single-player content. In addition, there are some Strike Team missions that can not be played in multiplayer. Progress made, and experience earned can be carried over to the full game.

Sci-tech Ruf to debut all-new model at Geneva, inspired by CTR
Author: 0 Ruf to debut all-new model at Geneva, inspired by CTR

The 2017 RUF CTR is the world's first rear-engine, carbon fiber monocoque road vehicle. Instead the new CTR is based on an entirely original carbon monocoque chassis - the first of its kind to put the engine way in the back over the rear axle, just like Zuffenhausen's iconic sports auto.

Sci-tech Instagram rips off yet another feature from Snapchat
Author: 0 Instagram rips off yet another feature from Snapchat

More than a dozen new stickers have been created for New York City and Jakarta and will appear based on where you are, be it by specific neighborhood or landmark. Just like the customizable location sticker, people watching your story can tap a geosticker to see the location page. Geostickers have such limitation so when you see these stickers you know that someone really is there right now.

Sci-tech SONOS Playbase is for those not wall-mounting
Author: 0 SONOS Playbase is for those not wall-mounting

Well, according to their research, SONOS says that over 70% of TV buyers actually still put their sexy new flat panel or curved TV on a stand; fewer than 30% mount their TVs on the wall. The speaker works with existing TV remotes and sends TV sound wirelessly to Sonos speakers in other rooms. It's been frequently imitated, but seldom (if ever) beaten.

Sci-tech Wikileaks publishes details of CIA
Author: 0 Wikileaks publishes details of CIA "hacking tools"

We haven't yet independently verified the information. WikiLeaks stated that a group of former US government hackers and contractors had been circulating the material, and one of them provided WikiLeaks with portions of the data. Snowden also said the it is risky as it gives free reigns to hackers to break into any smartphones in the world. How did it hack these devices? The documents cover a range of topics, including what appeared to be a discussion about how to compromise smart ...

Author: 0 This Self-Driving Volkswagen Concept Car Has No Steering Wheel

Being such an automated machine, VW describes Sedric as an "all-electric, 100 percent connected and fully autonomous" vehicle that can independently handle all driving tasks - actually a human will never take control because there's no steering wheel, pedals, or cockpit.

Sci-tech Jeff Bezos' new rocket has its first customer
Author: 0 Jeff Bezos' new rocket has its first customer

The animation released by Blue Origin on Tuesday shows the New Glenn rocket taking off from Complex 36 on the power of seven BE-4 main engines, burning a mixture of liquefied natural gas and liquid oxygen. Eutelsat said Tuesday that it has launched with several rocket companies, including Atlas, Delta and Proton. That's an important date, since U.S. law mandates that the government stop using Russian-built engines by 2019, and substantial business will likely flow to whatever company is ready ...

Sci-tech LG G6 pre-orders hit 400000 in Korea
Author: 0 LG G6 pre-orders hit 400000 in Korea

The company dumped the part modular concept that it applied to G5 previous year, instead giving the G6 a full-metal unibody that is water- and dust-proof. It also boasts of its 5.7-inch 18:9 screen ratio called Full Vision, an improved camera with secondary sensor and wide-angled lens, and its handsome design.

Sci-tech Researchers correct robot mistakes with their minds
Author: 0 Researchers correct robot mistakes with their minds

On Monday, the research team revealed the creation of a feedback system which allows for mistakes to be corrected in real-time, with no tools other than sheer brain power through the use of an electroencephalography (EEG ) monitor which records brain activity.

Sci-tech Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 suffers a three week delay
Author: 0 Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 suffers a three week delay

Having been announced way back in December 2014, and subsequently delayed from its original June 2016 release date, Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 has been a long time coming. Fast forward a few months to October and news of another delay popped up, with the release date being scheduled for April 4. Explore large open-world maps with dynamic weather with a day and night cycle that actually impacts play and affects your decisions.

Sci-tech This Rolls-Royce Ghost's Diamond-Like Appearance Is No Coincidence
Author: 0 This Rolls-Royce Ghost's Diamond-Like Appearance Is No Coincidence

Rolls-Royce says this is the first time real diamonds have been swirled in vehicle paint and that Diamond Stardust-that's the paint's name, not the employee at your local gentlemen's club-is now the company's most expensive coating. The diamonds underwent testing to ensure their "radiance" when used in paint. Additional paint touches - such as the red and black coachlines and the centre of the 21-inch wheels - are applied by hand using a squirrel hair paintbrush.

Sci-tech South Korean president colluded with friend for Samsung bribe
Author: 0 South Korean president colluded with friend for Samsung bribe

The Special Prosecutor investigating Samsung and an influence-peddling scheme with government officials in South Korea has made another result of the investigation. Choi is President Park's long-time confidant. The prosecutor also linked Park to illegal blacklisting by her aides of nearly 10,000 liberal-leaning writers, artists and other cultural figures deemed critical of her administration.

Author: 0 More Samsung Galaxy S8 Pictures Leak Before Launch

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 has to impress people and be safely stable, opposed to last year's Note 7 which literally blew up in people's faces. What doesn't help is that Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Meanwhile, the photos of the Galaxy S8 give us a clear look at the phone's button-less face. As the video is too short that is all we can make out.

Sci-tech 32GB iPhone 6 now available for purchase in India
Author: 0 32GB iPhone 6 now available for purchase in India

Apple launched iPhone 6 in September 2014. As there are lots of speculations going on regarding the authenticity of the device because it is said that Apple never manufactured a 32 GB iPhone 6 model, some reports have stated that the company is silently working on reviving the iPhone 6 with a 32GB variant for Asian countries including India.

Author: 0 IPhone 8 To Have 5.8-Inch OLED Display, Not 5-Inch: Nikkei

On the other hand, the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus will replace the now available iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Out of the 5.8 inches, only 5.15 inches would be actual usable display real-estate. Moreover, the much-awaited iPhone 8 with OLED display tops the launching theories. However, it is said that users will receive more cutting-edge technology and a sleeker design - a handset that is sure to impress.