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Sci-tech Here are Apple's tips for avoiding 'burn-in' on the iPhone X's screen
Author: 0 Here are Apple's tips for avoiding 'burn-in' on the iPhone X's screen

You can check out full details of the screen tests over on the DisplayMate website . This improves power efficiency, dynamic range, and the overall colour gamut of the screen. The anniversary iPhone has a huge 19.5:9 aspect ratio compared to the traditional ratio of 16:9 found on most smartphones. Also, the notch, which holds the components enabling Face ID on the new iPhone, is reported to have a negligible presence on the front, taking up to two percent of the total screen area.

Author: 0 Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) To Go Ex-Dividend on November 8th

Both metrics also improved on a year-over-year basis. Guidance for self-pay net subscriber additions for FY2017 remains unchanged. Furthermore, Sirius XM's decision to reward shareholders through dividends and buybacks remain encouraging. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.04 EPS. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: " Sirius XM Holdings Inc ". If you are viewing this story on another website, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States & ...

Sci-tech Got The Apple 'i' Glitch? Here's How To Fix It
Author: 0 Got The Apple 'i' Glitch? Here's How To Fix It

This comes after netizens reported that after insta1ling last week's firmware updAte, their on-screen keyboa%rds began replacing "i" with the letter "A" f0llow3d by a symbol. It also apparently solved the battery drain problem that has plagued Apple customers since iOS 11. Apple has documented steps for a workaround fix until a real bug-fix software update is released ...

Sci-tech Lamborghini Terzo Millennio Concept Revealed - it's NOT a Hybrid Huracan
Author: 0 Lamborghini Terzo Millennio Concept Revealed - it's NOT a Hybrid Huracan

You can find out more details about the new Lamborghini Terzo Millennio concept auto over at Lamborghini at the link below. Literally meaning "Third Millenium", the future vision of a hypercar is as wild as it appears. Lamborghini also says putting the motors in the wheels allow 'freedom for designers and aerodynamicists'. But what makes the auto considerably different than other electric or hybrid supercars out there, such as Ferrari's La Ferrari, is that the Terzo Millenio will, for all ...

Sci-tech Huawei's Honor V10 reportedly set for a December 5 debut
Author: 0 Huawei's Honor V10 reportedly set for a December 5 debut

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro will cost you R17,999, and is available at Huawei stores, Vodacom, Telkom, Cell C and MTN. "We believe these devices will cater for the South African consumer needs as we enter the age of AI", said the executive. The mid-range Mate 10 Lite has made its debut in Germany carrying a €399 price tag. The Honor V10 is also reported to have 16MP + 20MP dual camera on its back with a similar hardware of Leica as earlier used in flagship devices.

Sci-tech How to Force the iPhone X to Reboot
Author: 0 How to Force the iPhone X to Reboot

Interestingly, Apple notes that the odds of Face ID registering a false positive and allowing an unauthorized person access to a device is about 1 in 1,000,000. This has naturally led some to call Face ID's efficacy into question. Customers can then turn on Face ID within the app by visiting the settings menu or during the registration journey.

Author: 0 Carter Page tells Russian Federation probe he's 'biggest embarrassment' to Trump

Another adviser, George Papadopoulos, pleaded guilty in October to lying to federal agents about Russian contacts during the campaign. Page also said he let senior members of Trump's campaign staff know of his trip in July 2016, including then-Republican Senator Jeff Sessions , who is now United States attorney general, as well as senior Trump aides Hope Hicks and Corey Lewandowski.

Author: 0 RCom to sell DTH business to Veecon Media

The existing DTH licence of BIG TV shall be renewed with submission of bank guarantees to govt. Reliance BIG TV's 1.2 million customers will continue to enjoy uninterrupted services. Brookfield cited the failed merger with Aircel as one of the reasons for the withdrawal from the deal. The regulator has directed RCom to not reject any porting out request of its subscribers and asked all telecom operators to accept request of RCom subscribers till December 31, 2017.

Sci-tech Rex May Have Used Petite Arms for 'Vicious Slashing'
Author: 0 Rex May Have Used Petite Arms for 'Vicious Slashing'

But every beast has a chink in its armor. These disproportionate mini-arms were often seen as appendages which visibly did not serve any goal and were considered to be evolutionary vestiges. The arm bones were quite robust and would readily have sustained the impact of slashing, researchers said. For now, scientists aren't entirely sure what the deal with T.

Sci-tech We already broke the iPhone X (The 3:59, Ep. 311)
Author: 0 We already broke the iPhone X (The 3:59, Ep. 311)

It's obviously always wise to do everything in your power to protect an expensive, high-end mobile device from all types of damage, but unfortunately the iPhone X is special in a number of anxiety-enhancing ways. While the screen and back panel did experience cracks, the biggest damage came from both Face ID and the new "home" swipe command failing. Basically, if you drop the iPhone X once, be it on its side, back or face down, you're looking at massive damage, according to SquareTrade, and ...

Sci-tech Blizzard's 'StarCraft II' becomes free-to-play starting next week
Author: 0 Blizzard's 'StarCraft II' becomes free-to-play starting next week

Blizzcon is one of those events that generates a lot of buzz and with its array of announcements and tournaments, is of interest to many within esports and games culture. Players who complete the Wings of Liberty campaign can purchase the remaining single player campaign chapters separately. You can purchase all of the other campaigns, including the Nova Covert Ops missions, for $15 each.

Author: 0 United Kingdom diesel vehicle sales fall by almost a third in October

Diesel sales continued to fall but still had a 39% market share in the month, down from 49% as sales fell 30% to just over 62,000, down 15% in the year to date. Meanwhile, dealers reported -10.1% fewer private buyers taking delivery of new cars in the month. This aligns with SMMT's latest forecast for 2017, published last week, with the market expected to end the year on 2.565 million units - a -4.7% decline.

Sci-tech Sensex, Nifty end flat after hitting new highs; Titan surges 19%
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty end flat after hitting new highs; Titan surges 19%

The Nifty50 scaled a new intra-day high of 10,490.45 points, while the Sensex touched a fresh high of 33,848.42 points intra-day. However, it could not consolidate above the 33,800-mark and the gains got erased in the last hour of trading. While, Hero MotoCorp eased by 0.04 pc, Eicher Motors by 0.22 pc, Bajaj Auto by 0.28 pc and Escorts by 1.21 pc. ONGC , Mahindra and Mahindra and Adani Ports rose up to 1.69 percent.

Sci-tech Servers fixed with update, HUGE sales boom, Leaderboards latest
Author: 0 Servers fixed with update, HUGE sales boom, Leaderboards latest

This week in the charts, Call of Duty: WWII swoops in to take the number one spot with Assassin's Creed Origins close behind in second and Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 moving down to 3rd. However, digital downloads in this case would likely provide another boost to the already impressive sales numbers. Call of Duty WW2 fans are waiting for Sledgehammer to fix leaderboards and Headquarters .

Author: 0 Vodafone Provides 90 GB Data for Rs 399 to Prepaid Subscribers

The company offers unlimited calls, 1GB daily data and 100 SMSes but with a longer validity of 70 days under this plan. Along with unlimited calls and 1GB data per day, Idea is also giving 100 SMSes with the plan. The fight against Jio's cheap data and call plans is on. Some of Reliance Jio's prepaid recharge plans are a major hit among customers. Airtel's another tariff plan of Rs 999, which gives benefits for 90 days gives its users unlimited voice calls including outgoing roaming calls.

Sci-tech Modi makes surprise visit to Karunanidhi's home
Author: 0 Modi makes surprise visit to Karunanidhi's home

Modi said a lot of media discussions revolve around politics but the country was "more than just politicians". "I would be happy to see media focus a lot more, on their stories & achievements", PM said. "That is why we refer to the media as the fourth pillar of democracy", the PM added. Vernacular Press. It was to muzzle vernacular newspapers, that the Vernacular Press Act was enacted in 1878.

Sci-tech Nokia 5 with 3GB RAM now available in India
Author: 0 Nokia 5 with 3GB RAM now available in India

HMD Global, few days after launching the Nokia 2 smartphone globally in an event in India, has now introduced a new variant of the Nokia 5 . The Nokia 5 is priced between the Nokia 3 and the Nokia 6 at Rs. To refresh on the Nokia 5 specifications, the dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box with a promised upgrade to Android Oreo .

Sci-tech HTC and Logitech bring keyboards into virtual reality
Author: 0 HTC and Logitech bring keyboards into virtual reality

The kit, created to work with the HTC Vive , includes a Logitech G gaming keyboard, a Vive Tracker to enable proper keyboard positioning, and associated software. The developer's application does not need to manage anything, the overlay appears automatically as soon as the associated Vive Tracker is turned on. Use your hands to type on the actual keyboard and you'll see a virtual representation of your hands in the VR world.

Sci-tech Apple says iPhone X display may see some burn
Author: 0 Apple says iPhone X display may see some burn

This OLED screen was earlier used by Apple on Apple Watch and also on the touch bar on MacBook Pro but I must say that the display used in iPhone X is very fantastic to use and gives an all new screen interface. The developers suggest that users can avoid leaving the same image on their iPhone X smartphones for long hours of time with high contrast setting.

Author: 0 NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Position Lessened by Terra Nova Asset Management LLC

Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) has risen 24.16% since November 2, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 59.49% the S&P500. COXE TENCH also sold $8.23 million worth of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) shares. No trade can occur until someone is willing to sell a stock at a price that another is willing to buy it at. The firm's revenue was up 56.2% compared to the same quarter last year.

Author: 0 Super Mario Odyssey becomes the Fastest Selling Mario Game in US History

It holds a unicorn-like 97 rating among Metacritic's 91 aggregated reviews to date, 43 of which (so far) are flawless scores. In a franchise loaded with superlatives that span most of console gaming's history, it's hard not to pay attention when Nintendo says Mario has managed to burst, raised fist first, through another stratospheric sales record.

Sci-tech Upcoming OnePlus 5T Seemingly Appears At Paris Games Week
Author: 0 Upcoming OnePlus 5T Seemingly Appears At Paris Games Week

So, here are the know things about the upcoming flagship smartphone OnePlus 5T. "On the whole, wireless earbuds aren't there yet to provide the same quality of audio". Commenting on the development, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau disclosed that wireless audio technology has good potential in the long run. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SOC clocked at 2.45GHz and paired with Adreno 540 GPU is expected to power the OnePlus 5T.

Sci-tech Antarctic ozone hole is the smallest it's been since 1988
Author: 0 Antarctic ozone hole is the smallest it's been since 1988

The ozone hole over Antarctica is expected to gradually become less severe as chlorofluorocarbons-chlorine-containing synthetic compounds once frequently used as refrigerants - continue to decline. This helped minimize polar stratospheric cloud formation in the lower stratosphere. These reactions destroy ozone molecules. NASA scientists revealed that an unstable and warmer Antartic vortex leads to the smaller ozone hole in 2017.

Sci-tech USA report: 'No convincing' explanation for climate change other than humans
Author: 0 USA report: 'No convincing' explanation for climate change other than humans

The climate report , obtained by NPR , notes that the past 115 years are "the warmest in the history of modern civilization". Greenhouse gases from industry and agriculture are by far the biggest contributor to warming. If you're wondering what could have changed since the last report in 2014, the new Assessment highlights a list of areas in which our understanding has improved.

Sci-tech Cancer patient celebrates holidays early
Author: 0 Cancer patient celebrates holidays early

Family members say he may not make it to Christmas. The family of a 9-year-old cancer patient is turning to the public to help him celebrate Christmas. "The thought came to fruition - 'Why dont we convey the occasions to us?' This way, we know it will happen and give our family time with him for Chrismas".

Sci-tech Full beaver moon tonight
Author: 0 Full beaver moon tonight

All these names are evocative of the time of the year, the end of the growing season, and the coming of winter to this part of the world. Full moon tonight is at precisely 1:23 am, but it'll be close enough to full this evening, making for a bright Friday evening.

Sci-tech Broadcom weighs $100 billion bid to buy rival chipmaker Qualcomm
Author: 0 Broadcom weighs $100 billion bid to buy rival chipmaker Qualcomm

Apple sued Qualcomm in January 2017 for almost $1 billion, claiming that Qualcomm had "unfairly insisted on charging royalties for technologies they have nothing to do with". Purchasing Qualcomm would give Broadcom a much more lucrative line of business in the mobile phone markets. Shares of NXP fell 3 percent and Brocade was down 1.7 percent.

Author: 0 Stocks Under Review - Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

A total of 38.14 Billion shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 28.37 Million shares. Apple Inc . (NASDAQ: AAPL ) has risen 62.48% since November 3, 2016 and is uptrending. Landscape Cap Llc holds 1,395 shares. Sumitomo Life Ins has 389,834 shares for 1.23% of their portfolio. E&G Advsrs Limited Partnership invested in 27,826 shares.

Author: 0 Should You Buy Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) or NeoPhotonics Corporation (NPTN)?

A high degree of volume indicates a lot of interest in a stock. On Wednesday, June 21 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 159,983 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock worth $1,997,000 after acquiring an additional 27,233 shares during the period.

Sci-tech Analysts Recommendations Nokia Corporation (NOK)
Author: 0 Analysts Recommendations Nokia Corporation (NOK)

The company operates in the Technology sector with a market capitalization of 29.19 Million. The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 2.5 and the short float is around of 0.51%. In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Nokia Corp (NYSE: NOK ) has analysts' mean recommendation of 2.5. Argus "Downgrades" Nokia Corp (NYSE: NOK ) in a research note issued to investors on 10/30/17 to Hold with price target of $0.

Sci-tech YouTube renews YouTube Kids app
Author: 0 YouTube renews YouTube Kids app

The update comes after numerous complaints that the app wasn't safe enough . YouTube will also use a suitable interface for the child based on his or her age. The children's app is probably a good choice for children seeing how earlier this year reports surfaced how disturbing content was being passed-off as innocent cartoons for kids.

Sci-tech DNAinfo, Gothamist Shut Down All Sites
Author: 0 DNAinfo, Gothamist Shut Down All Sites

The D.C. local news website DCist shut down Thursday, a week after reporters and editors of websites run by the same company voted to join a union . I loved reading DCist over the years and appreciated their coverage of city-wide news. Unlike DNAinfo , which was more shoe-leather news, Gothamist offered quirky takes on New York City life, from news to restaurant reviews to to-do guides.

Sci-tech Google Pixel 2 hits availability in India
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 hits availability in India

However, those who wish to buy Google Pixel 2 smartphone in India can only opt from just two colors including Black and Clearly White colours. Talking about the price of the smartphones, Pixel 2 is priced at Rs. There is a 8-megapixel camera in the front as well. The phone comes with a 6.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2880 pixels at a PPI of 538 pixels per inch.

Sci-tech Genome Sequence Data Supports Existence of New Orangutan Species
Author: 0 Genome Sequence Data Supports Existence of New Orangutan Species

The paper announcing the discovery is titled "Morphometric, behavioral, and genomic evidence for a new orangutan species" and it appears online Thursday in the journal Current Biology . Orangutans are an endangered species, with populations in some areas critically endangered. Their calculations showed that the Tapanuli population was isolated from all other Sumatran populations of orangutans for at least 10,000 to 20,000 years.

Sci-tech IPhone X Face Data Can Be Shared With Developers
Author: 0 IPhone X Face Data Can Be Shared With Developers

If you're concerned about ending up in an advertiser's facial recognition database, check out an app's privacy policy before you start using its AR features, and consider whether the developer is a trusted company that won't sell off its map of your face-or a sketchy business that might sell you out for a quick buck.

Sci-tech FDA Warns Four Companies Selling Cannabidiol Over Unproven Claims
Author: 0 FDA Warns Four Companies Selling Cannabidiol Over Unproven Claims

The agency also says that in each case, the products are misbranded as they do not have adequate directions for use. In the U.S., so far 29 states and DC have legalized medical marijuana, as modern research has suggested that weed can help treat conditions like chronic pain and the side effects of chemotherapy.

Sci-tech Tyrese Gibson threatens to quit 'Fast & Furious'
Author: 0 Tyrese Gibson threatens to quit 'Fast & Furious'

Hours after posting the emotional post on Facebook, Gibson took to Instagram to assure fans that he is fine. "Contrary to what some of y'all may believe, I'm actually OK", he said. The same day, Gibson posted a almost seven-minute long video on Facebook to open up about the legal drama between him and ex-wife, Norma Mitchell Gibson .

Sci-tech Fujitsu sells 51% stake to Lenovo to increase PC market share
Author: 0 Fujitsu sells 51% stake to Lenovo to increase PC market share

Lenovo Group announced that it had agreed to acquire a stake of 51% in the personal computer unit of Fujitsu for $269 million, after posting a profit that was lower for the quarter on continued difficulty in the worldwide PC market. "A healthier PC market may finally aid Lenovo's platform nearly as much as it has HP or Dell", Anand Srinivasan and Wei Mok, analysts at Bloomberg Intelligence, said before the announcement.

Sci-tech There's A Massive Hole In The Middle Of The Great Pyramid
Author: 0 There's A Massive Hole In The Middle Of The Great Pyramid

The void, said co-author Kunihiro Morishima from the Nagoya University in Japan, "was not known by anyone until now, from when the pyramid was built 4,500 years ago". "We should be very cautious at this time in going too far beyond the observation of the void, because this void needs more research of its orientation and dimension in order to be able to conclude something more precise", said Hany Helal of the University of Cairo, the coordinator of the ScanPyramids project.

Sci-tech Trump defends decision to charge NYC terror suspect in federal court
Author: 0 Trump defends decision to charge NYC terror suspect in federal court

He was shot in the abdomen by a police officer, arrested and taken to a New York City hospital. "I would certainly consider it". " Send him to Gitmo ". But multiple federal agencies were unable to confirm to BuzzFeed News that Saipov sponsored or helped bring in almost two dozen people, as Trump claimed, during his seven years he has lived in the United States.

Sci-tech Missions to Mars face potential peril: Astronaut's face threat of brain damage
Author: 0 Missions to Mars face potential peril: Astronaut's face threat of brain damage

Scientists analyzed the MRI scans of 16 astronauts before and after spending a couple weeks on NASA's Space Shuttle, as well as 18 astronauts before and after spending a few months on the International Space Station. She noted a "crowding" at the top of the brain, which resulted from the narrowing of the gyri and sulci - the bumps and depressions that give the brain its folded appearance.

Sci-tech Korg Music Production App For Nintendo Switch Coming Next Year
Author: 0 Korg Music Production App For Nintendo Switch Coming Next Year

EA will make its decision regarding Nintendo Switch game development in March, after the system has been available for a full market year. Studying the patterns of the mode that the players are playing mostly with helps in advertising Nintendo Switch for the holidays.

Sci-tech Tesla Reports Its Largest Quarterly Loss in Q3 Earnings Report
Author: 0 Tesla Reports Its Largest Quarterly Loss in Q3 Earnings Report

The company also reported its biggest quarterly loss ever, below analysts' expectations, sending shares down almost 5 per cent after hours after falling 3 per cent in normal trade. "Four modules are packaged into an aluminum case to form a Model 3 battery pack". Tesla posted a net loss of $619.4 million United States, or $3.70 per share, for the third quarter ended September 30 compared with a profit of $21.9 million USA, or 14 cents per share, a year earlier.

Sci-tech Get Bound for Free as Part of PS Plus' Games for November
Author: 0 Get Bound for Free as Part of PS Plus' Games for November

Rounding off this month's offerings on the older consoles are R-Type Dimensions and Rag Doll Kung Fu: Fists of Plastic for the PS3 and Dungeon Punks and Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse Ep1 and Ep2 for PS Vita . PlayStation Plus can be purchased in three- or 12-month subscriptions either with pre-paid cards or by hooking your PayPal or card details directly into your PlayStation ID on the Sony Entertainment Network.

Sci-tech Nintendo Black Friday deals include a must-have 2DS special
Author: 0 Nintendo Black Friday deals include a must-have 2DS special

Nintendo is getting in the Black Friday spirit this year with deals on Legend of Zelda goodies, including a new 2DS and a Breath of the Wild bundle. The latest comes from Nintendo, who is offering a couple of bundles that could be the flawless gifts for any Zelda fans. There's also the previously announced Poke Ball 2DS XL for $159.99 , which is scheduled to launch on November 3.

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