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Apple's new Battery Health featured in iOS 11 beta

Apple's new Battery Health featured in iOS 11 beta

However, since several users were made to purchase new batteries for the old price of $79, Apple has confirmed that it will issue rebates to all such consumers. With your iPhone connected to the Mac running coconut Battery , you get access to metrics about your iPhone that can help you determine if it's worth spending $29 on a new battery . Read More

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Tesla Loses Big Money in 2017: $1.96B

Tesla Loses Big Money in 2017: $1.96B

But Tesla also importantly said it was still on track with its most recently stated production targets for Model 3 - targets that are still aggressive despite being delayed twice. Investec Asset Management LTD boosted its stake in Tesla by 78.0% in the third quarter. Jennison Associates LLC grew its stake in Tesla by 17.1% in the fourth quarter. Read More

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The next PS4 update has arrived-here's what in it

The next PS4 update has arrived-here's what in it

Playtime restrictions can be applied to impose a certain amount of playable hours, with notifications alerting children during gameplay so they know when to save their progress and quit. A third PlayStation Plus tab will also be added to the Library to help you keep track of which of the free monthly games you've downloaded. For owners of the PlayStation 4 Pro, this update adds a new supersampling mode. Read More

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Spiders Had Tails 100 Million Years Ago, Fossil Shows

Spiders Had Tails 100 Million Years Ago, Fossil Shows

At the origins of the identification of this new spider species are four primitive spider fossils, captured in amber 100 million years ago on the territory of actual Myanmar. This latest collection of finds ended up with two different research groups at the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology. And it's not known what the tail would have been used for or if the spider was venomous. Read More

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Good for Windows 10, Bad for Office — Microsoft Support Changes

Good for Windows 10, Bad for Office — Microsoft Support Changes

Microsoft has announced that Windows Defender will start removing software that has "coercive messages" or "misleading content to pressure you into paying for additional services or performing superfluous actions". The selection of office programs is called Office 2019 and includes new versions of its iconic software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Exchange, as well as Skype for Business. Read More

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Matadors witness rare total lunar eclipse from campus

Matadors witness rare total lunar eclipse from campus

Aroha Wakefield in Rotorua was able to catch the moon unobstructed as it rose over the horizon. Many organizations across the country stepped in to enhance the show which was also visible to the naked eye. A blue moon happens when there are two full moons within a single calendar month. The eclipse, according to Nasa, will be "extra special" for those in the USA and other parts of the world such as the Middle East, Asia, eastern Russia, Australia and New Zealand, where the Blue Moon ... Read More

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Turkey detains medics for speaking against Syria offensive

Turkey detains medics for speaking against Syria offensive

Reportedly, battles are also underway to liberate Maranez and Bafel heights. On January 20, the Turkish Armed Forces launched a joint operation with the Free Syrian Army opposition forces against Kurdish militants in Afrin. "If the operation became more than fighting a potential terrorist threat on the Turkish border and turns out to be an invasion operation, we would have a real problem with that", Macron told Le Figaro daily. Read More

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Talking killer whale verifies orcas' ability to mimic human sounds

Talking killer whale verifies orcas' ability to mimic human sounds

An worldwide team of researchers has just published a study demonstrating the talking abilities of 14-year-old Wikie, who lives at Marineland Aquarium in Antibes, France . Dr Jose Abramson, of Complutense University in Madrid, said: "Yes, it's conceivable - if you have labels, descriptions of what things are". Other animals like dolphin , parrots , and elephants use different physical mechanisms to copy human words. Read More

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Alexa SMS support lets users send text messages via voice

Alexa SMS support lets users send text messages via voice

Alexa is now able to send SMS messages to contacts in your smartphone , according to VentureBeat . Alexa already has its own messaging system, however in order to work both the parties need to have an Alexa setup. Amazon claims it can not add the SMS feature to Apple devices since the latter doesn't offer messaging API to third-parties. You can make phone calls to other Echo devices in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada. Read More

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Launch delayed to 2019

Launch delayed to 2019

Opening today's earnings call, CEO Andrew Wilson said (PDF) "Excitement for Anthem is building, and we're deeply invested in delivering a great new experience with this game when it launches in Q4 FY19". By any standard, that is a delay, even if fall 2018 to early 2019 is not a significant one. That's right, EA has confirmed that Anthem will not be released until 2019. Read More

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Intel told Chinese firms of Meltdown flaws before the United States government

Intel told Chinese firms of Meltdown flaws before the United States government

Intel last week confirmed reports that the firmware updates it was pushing out to protect against Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities were faulty and were cause reboot issues. Intel's solution for the attack has caused both Dell and HP to pull the new BIOS updates that contain Intel's new code, and they plan to reissue them only once the buggy fix has been addressed. Read More

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Prepare for a rare celestial trifecta: Super Blue Blood Moon

Prepare for a rare celestial trifecta: Super Blue Blood Moon

There, they'll be able to see a red moon, or a total lunar eclipse . At that point, you should be able to see the moon slowly take on a reddish hue from the eclipse. A supermoon happens when the full moon is at a close point in its elliptical orbit around the earth. It just so happens that during the full blue moon this Wednesday it will also turn into a blood moon , as we'll have a near total lunar eclipse . Read More

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RJio top feature phone player in India in Q4: Counterpoint

RJio top feature phone player in India in Q4: Counterpoint

Next up are the existing 1.5GB data per day plans, which will offer 2GB data per day come January 26. The users will get 2GB 4G data for the period of validity, instead of the 150MB daily limit that the pack offers presently. As the JioPhone is breaking the price as well as technology barrier with its smartphone counterparts, Jio wishes to offer 4G data at the cheapest rate and the phone at an "effectively" zero price. Read More

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Switch Sees Positive Growth at GDC 2018

Some of the results from the survey aren't too surprising-console and PC development are up while mobile and VR are down-but a clear victor for game developers going into the 2018 appears to be the Nintendo Switch . Only PC (59 per cent) and the PS4 (39 per cent) interest developers more. Despite recent controversies in games like Star Wars Battlefront II , one in 10 developers show support for loot boxes. Read More

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Egypt's el-Sissi formally submits nomination documents

Egypt's el-Sissi formally submits nomination documents

That paves the way for President Abdel-fattah al-Sisi to run for a second term in March without any major challengers. He had yet to present his papers to the election committee. Egypt's military announced earlier Tuesday it will investigate Annan for allegedly forging documents and breaching army regulations. When he announced last week he meant to run, he listed Egypt's achievements in his first term and said: "Building the state takes 16 to 20 years, I am trying to finish it in eight ... Read More

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Nokia 8 getting Android 8.1 beta update

Nokia 8 getting Android 8.1 beta update

Android 8.1 operating system has a solid update to put this problem to rest once and for all. You are never really sure of the type of speed and connectivity you will be getting. While open Wi-Fi networks are nice to find, they can sometimes be so slow that you'd prefer to just use your precious mobile data. Specifically, the ratings will apply to public networks that can be evaluated. Read More

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Ferrari confirms it's making an electric supercar

Ferrari confirms it's making an electric supercar

Reports suggest the all-electric supercar will be quicker than the insane new Tesla Roadster 2.0, which is claimed to achieve 0-100km/h just 2.1 seconds and the quarter mile in 8.8 seconds. The new business plan, scheduled to be published in the first half of 2018, will include hybrid models. But Tesla's high-performance P100D versions of is Model S and Model X cars deliver eye-popping performance and generate buzz among customers. Read More

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Intel warns against using Spectre patch due to higher reboots

Intel warns against using Spectre patch due to higher reboots

This unfortunate development came to light Monday, when Intel issued an official statement telling a groups of its customers to just slow their roll when it comes to updating their critically vulnerable systems. Recent statements from Intel and Microsoft confirm that some patches may cause a reduction in system performance, as patching the vulnerabilities means fiddling with processes that are created to speed up CPU performance. Read More

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Samsung announces Winter Olympics Galaxy Note8

Samsung announces Winter Olympics Galaxy Note8

It's fitted with a shiny white back glass to represent snow and wintertime, and it's adorned with a gold Olympics logo and similarly, gold accents as inspired by the Olympics torch. It will feature the Paralympic Games logo instead. Hence, Samsung became the Worldwide Olympic Partner at the Nagano Winter Games. Samsung began its Olympic Games involvement as a local sponsor of Olympic Games Seoul 1988. Read More

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Facebook Changes May Impact San Antonio Digital Marketers

Facebook Changes May Impact San Antonio Digital Marketers

Facebook says it made the change in order to promote conversation and make time spent on the platform more meaningful. In this way Facebook hopes to improve the quality of time you spend browsing Facebook , specifically by showing you things that are most valuable/relevant to you and your particular life - not necessarily things that someone else or some company has paid for you to see. Read More

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Rocket Launched Successfully on Friday

Rocket Launched Successfully on Friday

The third time was the charm for United Launch Alliance and its twice-delayed NROL-47 mission. These have been used on the Delta IV since its initial flight in 2002. Four such satellites, built by Boeing, are believed to be already in orbit. The NRO, on the other hand, said that the launch was one of two launches planned by the agency for 2018. Read More

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Final Remix announced for Switch

Final Remix announced for Switch

This spin-off fighting game includes only the women of the King of Fighters series and features up to two-on-two battles. He'll be swinging into the game this Spring via a new DLC pack. Plus, the Nintendo Switch version of Payday 2 see a new playable character named Joy a Japanese computer whiz who wears a custom LED light mask that changes her appearance as she sees fit. Read More

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