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Science Japanese astronaut sorry for 9cm ISS growth mistake
Author: 0 Japanese astronaut sorry for 9cm ISS growth mistake

Astronauts can grow up to three inches (seven cm) taller in space, because of how microgravity affects the human body. "I'm a bit anxious whether I'll fit in the Soyuz seat when I go back", he said, prompting tens of thousands of reactions on social media.

Science Metal Gear Survive Gets a Six-Minute Single-Player Trailer
Author: 0 Metal Gear Survive Gets a Six-Minute Single-Player Trailer

In the trailer, producer Yuji Korekado sets the scene by describing Metal Gear Survive as a spin-off of Metal Gear V, and emphasises the importance of the Mother base in both the game's single-player and 4-player co-op modes. It has also been noted that PS4 players will not need a PlayStation Plus subscription to join the action, however Xbox players will require a Live subscription.

Science France Is Investigating Apple For Slowing Down Older iPhones
Author: 0 France Is Investigating Apple For Slowing Down Older iPhones

The investigation has been launched after a complaint was filed by a consumer organization in France. Many iPhone owners are less than impressed with Apple's explanation and the company is now facing a number of lawsuits in the US. It has admitted slowing its flagship iPhones phones down, but says this was meant to extend their battery life. Apple has said that it slowed batteries in order to lengthen the lifetime of its products, and that it would be replacing the batteries of all ...

Science AMD announces first Ryzen desktop chips with Vega graphics, teases future roadmap
Author: 0 AMD announces first Ryzen desktop chips with Vega graphics, teases future roadmap

All the key features of 2nd-gen Ryzen will be supported on both platforms, though the 400-series chipset will supposedly allow greater performance, lower power and some new feature additions. It's not just about Zen+, however, as Zen 2 and Zen 3 (using 7nm process technology) are looking like solid products for next year and 2020. It sounds pretty unusual that both these APUs are cheaper than existing Ryzen CPUs while offering more performance, but that's the situation.

Science Twitch Announce Exclusive Broadcast Deal for Overwatch League
Author: 0 Twitch Announce Exclusive Broadcast Deal for Overwatch League

Expect to be watching all of the games on Twitch this season! Nine of them are from North America, and the remaining three are from the rest of the world. As mentioned previously, there are skins for each team in the league so make sure to grab one and represent your team throughout the entire 20 weeks of the inaugural season.

Science Intel is rising after saying it's fixed the 'Spectre' CPU flaw
Author: 0 Intel is rising after saying it's fixed the 'Spectre' CPU flaw

Intel's rapid response comes after startling revelations from Google Project Zero over the vulnerabilities, particularly within Intel chips ( Meltdown ) but also those from all processor manufacturers ( Spectre ). Experts say it could mean processors require a complete redesign. Intel is at the centre of the problem because it supplies the processors used in numerous world's PCs.

Science John Young passes away at age 87
Author: 0 John Young passes away at age 87

Young retired from NASA in 2004 and lived in El Lago, Texas with his wife Susy. "He was in every way the 'astronaut's astronaut.' We will miss him", Lightfoot concluded. NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot paid his tributes to Young and said: "Today, NASA and the world have lost a pioneer". He further said that Young was one of that group of early space pioneers whose commitment and bravery sparked the nation's first great achievements in space.

Science Bandai Namco releases game's system requirements, new leak reveals character DLC
Author: 0 Bandai Namco releases game's system requirements, new leak reveals character DLC

The game's art style never really stood out as one that would be very demanding graphically, and the system specs needed for FighterZ more or less confirm that. Which Fighter will you choose to fight against his form of justice? Leakileaks also mentioned a final form for Android 21 , which confirms that she is the final boss character in the game.

Author: 0 Testosterone production may be affected by prolonged Ibuprofen use, study says

A new study warns ibuprofen tablets could affect men's fertility. The Danish and French study looked at 31 athletic men between the ages of 18 and 35. This study should give pause for thought to sportsmen using them routinely for exercise-induced aches and pains'. 'However, this is now speculative.

Science Xbox One Alpha Insiders Update Brings Next Achievements Feature
Author: 0 Xbox One Alpha Insiders Update Brings Next Achievements Feature

The Guide will also soon be the location for mini Game Hubs where you'll be able to access some of the features of the main Game Hubs without being taken out of the game. You'll soon be able to see a peek of the most recent comment on community posts while viewing the activity in full screen. You can also see who has liked your comments.

Science BlackBerry promises 2 new phones plus Motion US launch details
Author: 0 BlackBerry promises 2 new phones plus Motion US launch details

Firs toff, there's a brand new variant of the BlackBerry KEYone , the Android powered smartphone that has proven to be one of BlackBerry's most popular devices. BlackBerry says that the KEYone Bronze Edition will only be sold in select markets in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, with pricing to be confirmed closer to release.

Science CES 2018: Sennheiser launches wireless earbuds that simultaneously connects to 2 devices
Author: 0 CES 2018: Sennheiser launches wireless earbuds that simultaneously connects to 2 devices

These are crafted with a unique glass transducer cover which is meant to minimise resonances while still delivering exceptional sound that is realistic and transparent. Thanks to Bluetooth 4.2 and Qualcomm apt-X, it is possible to enjoy this uncompromised wireless audio performance to the full. "The company's proprietary speaker system powers the CX 6.00BT and delivers clear, detailed sound with an enhanced bass response", an Android Police report.

Science Nicole Kidman Joins Instagram With Award-Winning Posts
Author: 0 Nicole Kidman Joins Instagram With Award-Winning Posts

And it's not the first time she's omitted the latter two from a public thank you speech. As Alexander's name was announced as the victor of Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie award at the 2017 awards show, Nicole jumped to her feet and pulled him in before planting a big kiss on his lips - right in front of husband Keith Urban .

Science Apple vows new parental controls amid child addiction fears
Author: 0 Apple vows new parental controls amid child addiction fears

Apple Inc . said it plans new features to help parents control how children use its smartphones, responding to criticism from two shareholders about the entrancing qualities and potential mental health impact of the company's iPhone . "There is a growing body of evidence that, for at least some of the most frequent young users, this may be having unintentional negative consequences ", the investors wrote.

Science Link Launches New Gigabit Wi-Fi Routers
Author: 0 Link Launches New Gigabit Wi-Fi Routers

The routers' innovative technology therefore enables consumers to stream video in 4K, enjoy seamless online gaming, transfer large files and browse the internet with a greater number of devices simultaneously and seamlessly. McAfee says it is working with D-Link to "provide security in an increasingly connected world with features like adaptable machine learning, parental controls, protection for Internet of Things devices and more".

Science Google Taking Measures to Stop Stolen Bikes
Author: 0 Google Taking Measures to Stop Stolen Bikes

One of the many perks of working at Google is access to the free bicycles allowing employees to move around the campus easily. The bikes have shown up at local schools, in neighbours' lawns, at the bottom of the town creek and on the roof of a sports pub.

Science Facebook kills its
Author: 0 Facebook kills its "M" virtual assistant

Facebook VP of product for Messenger Stan Chudnovsky previously outlined big plans for M on a 2017 trip to Australia, telling AdNews at the time the technology would be used to increase interactions with brands on Messenger. Personal assistant services from Facebook to the limited group first launched in summer 2015 . "Basically the types of stuff they were learning from an AI perspective wasn't worth maintaining the service", the spokesperson told Fast Company .

Science Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) Coming To The US
Author: 0 Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) Coming To The US

The company has made this possible via an optional "double battery lifespan" feature which comes as part of the Max Plus' suite of "intelligent power management technologies" collectively known as Asus PowerMaster. ZenFone Max Plus offers users up to 26 hours on standby, 26 hours of 3G talk time, up to 21 hours of web browsing on Wi-Fi, or up to 13 hours of video playback.

Science AT&T Reportedly Backs Off Deal To Sell Huawei Phones
Author: 0 AT&T Reportedly Backs Off Deal To Sell Huawei Phones

Huawei's efforts to jump into the US smartphone market took a huge hit after AT&T reportedly scuttled plans to sell the Chinese company's devices on the eve of their announcement. A deal with AT&T would've helped Huawei get its phones in front of many new consumers. According to The Wall Street Journal , AT&T has walked away from the deal.

Science HTC's Vive Pro offers resolution bump, wireless adapter, and better microphones
Author: 0 HTC's Vive Pro offers resolution bump, wireless adapter, and better microphones

While there have been third-party add-ons that turn the Vive wireless, HTC is offering an official accessory. The Vive stood out for its ability to let you get up and walking around, the system tracking your motion in the VR world. While HTC hasn't released pricing or availability information, the Vive Pro is positioned as a more premium product, and will likely be more expensive than the original Vive, which retails for $600 after a big price cut .

Science Google Pay Arrives to Combine Android Pay, Google Wallet
Author: 0 Google Pay Arrives to Combine Android Pay, Google Wallet

Meanwhile, the new Google Pay will integrate the Google Wallet feature for making friend-to-friend payments like Venmo or Apple Pay Cash. Google announced this morning that Google Pay has arrived to combine all of their payment options under a single brand.

Author: 0 Alexa enabled AR smartglasses will be unveiled at CES this coming week

As described by the company, the new kit is "a new way to bring Alexa to portable, on-the-go devices such as wearables, headphones , smart watches, fitness devices, and more ". Vuzix is no stranger to smartglasses. It looks like users will be able to ask Alexa questions just like they can on any other Alexa-enabled device and the glasses will then show the results on the display.

Author: 0 Alexa to live in new Windows 10 PCs launching later this year

Some of these new PCs - like Acer's lineup - will come with special hardware that will let Alexa respond to commands more quickly and hear you better over loud music, similar to Amazon's own Echo devices. And you'll find Alexa on so many devices these days, from light bulbs to ovens to vacuum cleaners, but heading to Windows 10 PCs is a very big deal considering how many people use and rely on Windows PCs every day.

Science CES 2018: Acer's rolls out wafer thin Switch 7
Author: 0 CES 2018: Acer's rolls out wafer thin Switch 7

However, it's a bigger 15.6-inch screen compared to Acer's other new laptops. The Acer Swift 7 will be launched in March at $1,699 (Rs 1,07,776 approx), while the Acer Spin 3 will sell for $599 (Rs 37,999 approx) starting from this month.

Science Here's what's next for Samsung's Family Hub smart fridge
Author: 0 Here's what's next for Samsung's Family Hub smart fridge

The new Family Hub 3.0 fridge integrates Samsung's own SmartThings ecosystem, something that lets owners control the lights inside of the fridge, make adjustments to temperature, or even monitor a security camera. In its refrigerator form, Bixby can recognize individual voices of the different people you live with to provide personalized results. That's a nice improvement, but Samsung still has a lot of work to do if it wants to catch the competition - the refrigerator's Bixby controls seemed ...

Science Intel launches new Core processors with integrated Radeon RX Vega M GPUs
Author: 0 Intel launches new Core processors with integrated Radeon RX Vega M GPUs

The packages are much smaller than previous offerings and use less power, enabling smaller devices that deliver the same performance as larger predecessors. In fact, Intel says that the footprint for its three-pronged solution (CPU/GPU/HBM2) is 50 percent smaller than a traditional discrete setup, representing 1900mm (3in) in saved board space.

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