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Sci-tech Apple joins Instgram to show off iPhone photos (of course)
Author: 0 Apple joins Instgram to show off iPhone photos (of course)

There's already a dedicated @ applemusic Instagram account with more than 2.2 million followers. Every slideshow is accompanied by a caption from the photographer and a link back to his or her page. It does, however, have multiple Instagram accounts, now covering Apple Music , iTunes, Beats 1, iBooks, Carpool Karaoke, and even Planet of the Apps.

Sci-tech 9-year-old wants to be NASA's 'planetary protection officer'
Author: 0 9-year-old wants to be NASA's 'planetary protection officer'

Nasa recently announced that it was looking for a new planetary protection officer to promote "responsible exploration of our solar system by preventing microbial contamination of other planets and our own". “At NASA , we love to teach kids about space and inspire them to be the next generation of explorers, ” Green said. He signed off with his name and appended it with "Guardian of the Galaxy" and "Fourth Grade".

Sci-tech Next Apple TV could support 4K, HDR video
Author: 0 Next Apple TV could support 4K, HDR video

Nonetheless, a Portuguese media outlet has discovered a code which apparently indicates that the rear and front cameras of Apple's 10th anniversary iPhone will be capable of 4K video at 60FPS. Also suggested is "Face Pay" which will recognise your face to authorise payments once made by Touch ID, although whether Touch ID will also be under the glass, or embedded into the on/off button on the side of the iPhone Pro is yet to be seen.

Sci-tech Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds will be out November 7
Author: 0 Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds will be out November 7

We weren't really given much else to report on but now we have a locked down release date for the first expansion. A launch date has been set for The Frozen Wilds , Horizon: Zero Dawn's expansion. But now this frozen wilderness harbors a new threat, and for Aloy, a new mystery - one she's determined to solve. The add-on will be a pricey £16, but seems to offer a substantial new story mission in a new snow-covered mountain area.

Sci-tech GST cess on SUVs, luxury cars to be hiked
Author: 0 GST cess on SUVs, luxury cars to be hiked

Sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and luxury cars, which became cheaper after the 1 July rollout of the goods and services tax ( GST ), may cost more with the GST Council, federal indirect tax body, planning to raise cess on them from 15% now to up to 25%.

Sci-tech Toyota and Mazda in electric vehicle tie-up
Author: 0 Toyota and Mazda in electric vehicle tie-up

While Toyota and Mazda will also be working on developing information technologies for in auto features along with automated driving functions. The companies will also work together on various advanced auto technology، such as electric vehicles، safety features and connected cars، as well as products that they could supply each other، they said.

Author: 0 Dragon Quest Builders 2 Coming to Switch in Addition to PS4

Anyone else pining for a Dragon Quest Racers? Dragon Quest Builders 2 seems to make improvements to the former title's gameplay limitations. The first Dragon Quest Builders was set in the same world as the original Dragon Quest after a non-canonical ending; it'd be neat to see that formula applied to later games in the series, too.

Sci-tech Final Fantasy XV Comrades closed online test starts today
Author: 0 Final Fantasy XV Comrades closed online test starts today

The beta for 'Comrades , ' as the multiplayer mode is known, seems to be garnering lots of positive impressions about its gameplay, with most criticism focusing on technical issues such as connectivity and matchmaking. However, the Final Fantasy 15 Comrades DLC appears to be changing that. The DLC is a co-op experience that allows players to customize their own avatars and play alongside three other players .

Sci-tech Scientists find new exoplanet with atmosphere of 'glowing water'
Author: 0 Scientists find new exoplanet with atmosphere of 'glowing water'

In fact, NASA says if it were any closer to its star, the star's gravity would shred it. The full statement from the University of Maryland follows below. "Theoretical models have suggested stratospheres may define a distinct class of ultra-hot planets, with important implications for their atmospheric physics and chemistry", said Tom Evans, lead author and research fellow at the University of Exeter , United Kingdom.

Sci-tech Partial Lunar Eclipse 2017
Author: 0 Partial Lunar Eclipse 2017

August is a big month for skywatchers in the U.S. thanks to the highly anticipated total solar eclipse slated to occur on August 21st. Skygazers and astronomy enthusiasts have an opportunity to experience another celestial phenomenon on Monday when a partial lunar eclipse starts at 10.52pm.

Sci-tech 9-year-old wants to join NASA to prevent alien invasion
Author: 0 9-year-old wants to join NASA to prevent alien invasion

He wrote telling Jack that he was delighted to hear he was a "guardian of the galaxy" and gave him some advice on joining Nasa in the future. "One of the reasons is my sister thinks I'm an alien", Jack writes before revealing the source of his expertise.

Sci-tech Irish PM calls for
Author: 0 Irish PM calls for "unique solutions" to Brexit

We don't want one. Varadkar said the European Union 27 (the remaining member states of the EU) would meet in October to decide whether enough progress had been made in the initial phase of negotiations, focusing on the financial settlement, citizens' rights and the Irish border, to enable talks to proceed to the next phase.

Sci-tech Ian McShane Has Joined the Cast of the New Hellboy
Author: 0 Ian McShane Has Joined the Cast of the New Hellboy

Perlman is not set to reprise his role as the demonic anti-hero in " Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen ", but " Stranger Things " star David Harbour is on board for the titular role in the reboot and revealed the film will start shooting this September.

Sci-tech Apple may launch the expected iPhone 8 in two different sizes
Author: 0 Apple may launch the expected iPhone 8 in two different sizes

Samsung, which is said to be the OLED display supplier for Apple, will operate seven OLED production lines at "full scale" this month for the 10th anniversary iPhone, according to ETNews (via Apple Insider ). There's nothing to prove at this time that Samsung has started making 6-inch OLED displays for Apple, alongside 5.8-inch panels. Apple's investment is expected to be used for LG Display's new plant, called E6, which is supposed to be mostly dedicated to iPhone 8 orders.

Sci-tech Despite heavy armor, new dinosaur used camouflage to hide from predators
Author: 0 Despite heavy armor, new dinosaur used camouflage to hide from predators

Dr Vinther said: "We found a lot of sulphur bearing organic compounds, which we later could confirm was evidence for reddish brown colouration". The researchers came to that conclusion based on studies of the dinosaur's skin, showing that Borealopelta exhibited countershading , a common form of camouflage in which an animal's underside is lighter than its back.

Sci-tech China demands immediate withdrawal of Indian troops
Author: 0 China demands immediate withdrawal of Indian troops

Asked about China's claim of India reducing its troops from 400 to 40 in Dokalam , he refused to give a direct reply calling it an operational matter. What is sad is China's refusal to revert to the status quo and its condition that India must withdraw troops for resumption of talks. "In addition, there are still a large number of Indian armed forces congregating on the boundary and on the Indian side of the boundary", Geng said.

Sci-tech For Honor Season 3 DLC Revealed
Author: 0 For Honor Season 3 DLC Revealed

The new season of For Honor is around the bend, and dedicated players will certainly be happy to learn what Ubisoft has in store for the next chapter of the game, starting August 15th. Both maps have deadly environmental hazards that will force players to be extra cautious while traversing the map. As for those gameplay updates, Season Three will introduce the new legendary gear rarity and an increase to the reputation level cap for all Heroes to 40, offering more customisation options.

Sci-tech Destiny 2 Beta Feedback 'Almost Universally Positive,' Says Activision
Author: 0 Destiny 2 Beta Feedback 'Almost Universally Positive,' Says Activision

NVIDIA Shadowplay and AMD ReLive are supported. Most notably, the game capture functionality of streaming programs like OBS and XSplit won't work. Based on the purported overall "positive" outlook people had with Destiny 2's beta on consoles, the Activision CEO seems to have a lot of faith in the game's ability to succeed.

Sci-tech 3 wounded in shooting at popular park in San Francisco, police say
Author: 0 3 wounded in shooting at popular park in San Francisco, police say

A San Francisco General Hospital official said one of the victims has life-threatening injuries and remains in critical condition. According to the SFPD, the three victims - identified Friday as a 37-year-old man, a 16-year-old male, and a 69-year-old man - were located "near the vicinity of the foot bridge at Church and Cumberland Streets".

Sci-tech 'Daniel-San' And Johnny Face Off In A New Karate Kid Series
Author: 0 'Daniel-San' And Johnny Face Off In A New Karate Kid Series

The series chronicles their toils - both physical and emotional - as they come face-to-face with the demons of their past and work to address the frustrations of their present. James Lassiter and Caleeb Pinkett will executive produce for Overbrook Entertainment in association with Sony Pictures Television Studios. The series has been in development for some time and was shopped to Netflix , Amazon , Hulu and AMC before ultimately landing at the subscription service.