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Sci-tech Nubia N2 with massive 5000mAh battery launched in India
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The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Nubia has finally today launched the Nubia N2 smartphone in India. Nubia recently teased a smartphone launch in India on its official Twitter handle, and the whole tech fraternity went gaga about the smartphone being the upcoming Nubia N2.

Sci-tech Amazon's Alexa voice deals return for this year's Prime Day
Author: 0 Amazon's Alexa voice deals return for this year's Prime Day

MORE: Is Amazon Prime Worth It? Amazon's "Prime Day 2017" event is just a few days away, but Alexa shoppers can start shopping a little earlier than everyone else. Amazon introduced a $50 version of the Echo called the dot previous year, which helped boost sales of the devices during the holidays. Also, shoppers using the voice devices will have a full two hour early access on July 10th from 4pm PST (7pm EST) and 6pm PST (9pm EST).

Sci-tech WIvIND: West Indies replace Lendl Simmons with Chris Gayle for lone T20
Author: 0 WIvIND: West Indies replace Lendl Simmons with Chris Gayle for lone T20

The left-handed batsman is the highest run scorer for the Windies in the shortest format of the game with 1,519 runs in 50 matches which include two centuries and 13 half-centuries. He was picked in a squad to face the Indians in a two-match T20 series in Fort Lauderdale last August, but didn't play because of fitness issues. Test and ODI skipper Jason Holder, who did not feature in that series, has been rested again.

Sci-tech Nokia, Xiaomi Announce Business Collaboration, Multi-Year Patent Deal
Author: 0 Nokia, Xiaomi Announce Business Collaboration, Multi-Year Patent Deal

The partnership means that Nokia will provide network infrastructure equipment, which according to Gadgets 360 , is usually required by large web providers and data center operators. The agreement also had Microsoft's Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Skype applications pre-installed on Xiaomi's smartphones and tablets. Xiaomi has reportedly struck a deal with HMD Global for Surge S1 processor, that could house mid-tier Nokia devices.

Sci-tech Finding All Your Friends on the Map
Author: 0 Finding All Your Friends on the Map

Snapchat users can access it by going to their camera screen and zooming in after which a map showing "Actionmojis" or animated icons of other Snapchat users will be displayed. For example, a retailer running a sale could target Snap Map Story viewers because those people may be looking for something to do in a city, as opposed to people browsing their normal Stories feed who are more likely just looking for something to watch.

Sci-tech How Did Romans Make Such Solid Concrete 2000 Years Ago? Secret Unveiled
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If reactions do occur in these aggregates, they can cause unwanted expansions in the concrete. To such conclusions the authors came, examined by means of x-radiation a fragment of a concrete slab of a Roman pier from Orbetello (Italy). They suggest that this Al-tobermorite has crystals similar to those that form in volcanic rocks, which reinforce the cementing matrix, and prevent it from becoming brittle.

Sci-tech Samsung's Bixby-powered speaker is real, report claims
Author: 0 Samsung's Bixby-powered speaker is real, report claims

Another day, another tech titan developing a smart speaker. Before it began work on Vega, it had previously planned to launch another speaker - codenamed "Hive" - at Mobile World Congress 2015. has been delayed. The project, internally known as "Vega", has been in development for at least a year, the paper said, citing people familiar with the matter.

Sci-tech Activision CEO Sees Crash Bandicoot's Success as a Gateway to More Projects
Author: 0 Activision CEO Sees Crash Bandicoot's Success as a Gateway to More Projects

While the statement is quite vague, it might indicate that the companies may be planning to either develop a brand new title or perhaps remaster some of the other popular past installments in the franchise. Containing remastered versions of Crash Bandicoot , Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back and Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped it's available now for $69.95 AUD.

Sci-tech 12 remastered games you need to play on PS4 or Xbox One
Author: 0 12 remastered games you need to play on PS4 or Xbox One

Sony uploaded an edited version of this video to its PlayStation Channel on YouTube , with the symbols for the buttons changed to show those belonging to the iconic DualShock controller. In terms of sheer hardware comparisons, the Xbox One X is a more powerful console. There is also the chance that it was Electronic Arts behind the sloppy editing, as the publisher is in charge of all the promotional materials of its games.

Sci-tech SpaceX's insane 12 hours: Fly a Falcon, land a Dragon
Author: 0 SpaceX's insane 12 hours: Fly a Falcon, land a Dragon

This makes SpaceX the first entity to re-fly a commercial spacecraft to the ISS and back. It was first flown to the space station in September 2014 mission. Fischer spoke excitedly about the contents of SpaceX's CRS-11 resupply mission, which was launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center exactly a month ago.

Sci-tech Efforts on Goodwin Fire improve, forest closure reduced
Author: 0 Efforts on Goodwin Fire improve, forest closure reduced

In north-central Arizona , authorities say residents of areas still evacuated by the Goodwin fire that has burned 43 square miles (111 square kilometers) near Prescott Valley may be allowed to return Monday. The intrusion necessitated clearing the airspace immediately since it posed danger to aircraft. Police said the drone was discovered in his van and seized .

Sci-tech Apple to Abandon TouchID in iPhone 8
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The lower-end LCD models will have a front form factor design similar to iPhone 7's, he says. He said the measurement of the display depends on the definition of the screen size in use, adding that the OLED model will have a "full-screen design" and "the highest screen to body ratio of any smartphone now available worldwide".

Sci-tech India ushers in GST at historic midnight session of Parliament
Author: 0 India ushers in GST at historic midnight session of Parliament

Meanwhile, orders from restaurant aggregators like Zomato do not generate online invoices with GST amounts, simply stating the amount as "taxes". Under the composition scheme where the turnover does not exceed Rs 75 lakh, manufacturers will have to pay 1 per cent of turnover as GST , traders - 2.5 per cent and 0.5 per cent of turnover in state in case of other suppliers.

Sci-tech LG unwraps G Pad IV 8.0 FHD LTE Tablet in Korea
Author: 0 LG unwraps G Pad IV 8.0 FHD LTE Tablet in Korea

It has been launched in LG's home market South Korea at KRW 352,000 (roughly Rs. 20,000) with no additional information about its launch in other regions. It also has easy-to-view mode that reduces eye fatigue by adjusting the blue light emission by display. For photography, the LG G Pad IV 8.0 FHD LTE comes with 5-megapixel cameras on both rear and front sides.

Sci-tech See the Surface Mini that Microsoft killed in these leaked images
Author: 0 See the Surface Mini that Microsoft killed in these leaked images

The Surface Mini would have run Windows RT 8.1, as it was powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset. Microsoft Surface Mini, which was canceled by CEO Satya Nadella and EVP Stephen Elop at the very last minute, was supposed to be the smaller version of the Surface Pro 3, which was announced on the same day with its mini counterpart.

Sci-tech OnePlus says 'jelly' scrolling effect on OnePlus 5 is normal
Author: 0 OnePlus says 'jelly' scrolling effect on OnePlus 5 is normal

Finally, a Reddit used named Tasssadar compared teardowns of the two and found that the OnePlus 5's display controller IC has indeed been pushed to the bottom. A teardown of both the OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 5 clearly shows that the display has been inverted, presumably for engineering reasons. It's also worth noting that the problem is said to only appear when the recording is happening with the home button pointed to the left while holding the phone in landscape mode, as the stereo ...

Sci-tech Google's Triangle App for data usage control rolled out
Author: 0 Google's Triangle App for data usage control rolled out

In today's world where unlimited data plans are fast becoming the norm, a way to cut down on mobile data by giving users efficient control has become imperative. Any membership made to Google Play Music amid this time can even acquire as much as four free months for the usage which more often than not costs $10 a month.