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Author: 0 MacBook Air: Its new competitor is called Surface Laptop!

Still, at just over $2,000, the highest configuration of Core i7 / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD with 14.5 hrs battery life in a 2.7 pound frame is a compelling device for any number of professionals, especially with a touch screen and a Pixel Sense screen that clearly sets it above anything Apple can now offer.

Author: 0 Snapchat's latest update aims to reduce frustration, adds new features

At the end of 2016, a whopping 78% of USA consumers ages 18-to-24 - and 48% of those 25-to-34 - were using Snapchat By Snap's own estimate, 41% of US adults ages 18-to-34 check out Snapchat every day. Snap stock is now trading at around $23 - more than 20% below its peak price. And while Facebook commands almost 2 billion monthly users, half of its $8 billion in revenue last quarter came from the U.S.

Author: 0 Alexa Calling & Messaging coming soon to some Echo devices

Thanks to AFTVnews , we now have our first glimpse of what the upgraded Echo with a built-in screen might look like. Alongside the unveiling of a new touchscreen-equipped speaker called the Echo Show , Amazon on Tuesday announced that users of its existing Echo and Echo Dot speakers, as well as its Alexa app, will now be able to call one another over the internet.

Sci-tech You Can Now Play Heroes of the Storm as Overwatch's D.Va
Author: 0 You Can Now Play Heroes of the Storm as Overwatch's D.Va

Now making her debut in the Nexus, enemies will soon find that this superstar and her MEKA together make one powerful combo. Just like in Overwatch , she can move around both in her mech and outside of it in Pilot Mode once destroyed. Finally, she can either self-destruct her mech causing "medium to massive damage" in a large area. Self-Destruct has no cooldown but can only be activated after building up a sufficient charge, which is generated by basic attacks and taking damage.

Sci-tech Beach That Washed Away in 1984 Suddenly Returns
Author: 0 Beach That Washed Away in 1984 Suddenly Returns

Alan Gielty, who runs a local restaurant, said the reformed beach was attracting a new influx of tourists. Sean Molloy, manager at Achill Tourism, said local people were delighted to have the beach back. Aside from being a top tourism draw, the beach at Dooagh earned a storied past before it was unceremoniously swept away in the 80s. Recalling the events of 1984, he was quoted as saying by the British newspaper's website: "Some big storms destroyed the beach".

Sci-tech Woman thrown into pool while trying to break up party
Author: 0 Woman thrown into pool while trying to break up party

The teen surrendered to Broward Sheriff's Office Monday around 5 p.m. A man in a red shirt is then seen picking up James and falling to the ground. After the fall, the teen picks up James and throws her into the pool while she continued to hold the leash of her dogs.

Author: 0 NWS: Warming temperatures, storms likely this week

Frost possible early. North wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. WEDNESDAY: Mostly to partly cloudy and warm with a 20% chance for isolated thunderstorms, mainly west of DFW. Wind: Southwest 5-15mph. SATURDAY: Sunny and pleasant. Mild. Highs in the lower 70s. In Madison on Monday , look for mostly sunny skies, a high near 59 and east winds around 5 miles per hour.

Author: 0 Military orbiter's landing rattles Florida with sonic boom

The Air Force says the vehicles are advancing reusable spacecraft technologies, allowing systems to be tested in space and then inspected back on the ground before being deployed on operational missions. The Air Force's X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle mission 4 landed at NASA 's Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility May 7, 2017. Naturally, what the X-37Bs are actually doing up there has been on the minds of space enthusiasts for the better part of the last decade.

Author: 0 Samsung's profit at 3-year high thanks to memory chips

Samsung's display business also posted a strong rise in sales, with revenue of 7.29 trillion won (about $6.4 billion) up about 21 percent year-over-year. But, as is apparent from official Samsung words, Galaxy Note8 is set to be launched later this year presumably during the same August-September period.

Author: 0 Australia to hold new inquiry into 'Big Four' banks

The bank's net profit fell 3 percent to $198 million in the six months ended March, helped by a large improvement in the reduction of bad debt charges as improved milk prices helped the dairy sector recover. Westpac blamed higher rates for savers and funding costs, partially offset by some business and mortgage repricing later in the half. "We have a well-balanced and diverse portfolio, and 40,000 people using technology to deliver great service to our customers".

Author: 0 Trump's revised travel ban goes before federal appeals court

Judge Henry Floyd questioned Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall if the court shouldn't take those remarks into account when considering the constitutionality of the President's executive order . This is the first time a federal appeals court has considered his revised March 9 version, which suspends entry into the USA for citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

Author: 0 North Korea Holding 4th US Citizen in Detention

A university privately funded by Christian groups in the West is at the center of growing tensions between the USA and North Korea following the detention of second American citizen who works there. On Friday, North Korean officials announced the launch of a campaign to root out suspected foreign agents, after Pyongyang made dramatic, unsubstantiated claims to have foiled a CIA-backed plot to assassinate supreme leader Kim Jong Un.

Author: 0 Apple VP shares thoughts on voice-powered speakers with screens

Although there will be a global release for the Echo Knight just like the Echo , Amazon is still expected to wait quite some time in order to test out all the kinks from the device during its initial launch. Speaking to Gadgets 360 , Schiller didn't refer to the Echo or Home speakers by name, but he did make it clear that Apple feels the devices leave much to be improved on.

Author: 0 French art world breathes sigh of relief as Macron wins presidency

The survey showed Macron's En Marche! as the biggest party with as many as 286 delegates. Now, political scientists have warned her success at the election should not be written off. Other Asian stock markets were also higher, cheered by the results. Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi offered congratulations, voicing hope that relations "expand in the new era after this election based on groundwork laid during recent years".

Author: 0 Trump signs order aimed at opening Arctic drilling

In December 2016, before leaving office, Obama took discussions over drilling in the Arctic, Atlantic, and Pacific Oceans off the table until 2022. Under the plan , the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management would not sell leases to oil companies that involve new drilling off the coasts of Washington, Oregon and California, including federal waters from Hearst Castle to Point Conception.

Author: 0 Prey Speedrunners Already Have It Down to Under Half an Hour

Usually quests and other assignments are given when you're reading documents or listening to audio logs so you don't have to worry about fighting through molasses when a Mimic is attacking you. Lacking your eventual Typhon abilities and running out of ammunition quickly against powerful enemies was a recipe for disaster, and one I was seldom able to avoid.

Sci-tech Favourite Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in the mud
Author: 0 Favourite Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in the mud

That's certainly the biggest news here, as any type of injury on a track with a horse is very serious. "We've been together for all these years and this is sweet". "I thought he would win if they didn't press him early", Baffert texted. He settled on a series of superfectas and a wager on a horse with long odds called Fast and Accurate before starting the slog back to his seat, interrupted two dozen times by picture-seekers.

Author: 0 Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets New NASA Record dor Most Days in Space

She was already the most experienced female astronaut in United States history and the oldest woman in space. She is now on a mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and by the time she comes back down to Earth, she will have logged in a total of 650 days in space .

Sci-tech Infamous SNES PlayStation Prototype now fully working
Author: 0 Infamous SNES PlayStation Prototype now fully working

Before the PS1, Sony teamed up with Nintendo to produce a video game console that used CD-ROMs as a distribution platform. Engadget had a fiddle with the console a couple of times a year ago and in the video above, they explain that so far they've managed to get the console to play SNES games, but not CD-ROM games or audio CDs.