Sci-tech

Sci-tech Three San Antonio Chefs Among 2018 James Beard Award Semifinalists
Author: 0 Three San Antonio Chefs Among 2018 James Beard Award Semifinalists

Abkin is up for "Best Chef in the Northeast", as are five of her culinary peers from Boston and 14 others from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, and NY. In the Southwest, metro Phoenix chefs earned three nods. Separate from its chef and restaurant awards, and announced well in advance, the America's Classic Award is meant to recognize establishments of "timeless appeal" that serve food "that reflects the character of their communities", according to the foundation.

Sci-tech Google's Project Fi now offers data coverage in 170 countries
Author: 0 Google's Project Fi now offers data coverage in 170 countries

That is up from the 135 nations the organization has since quite a while ago offered benefit in. Today, Project Fi is adding more countries, while adding proactive travel alerts based on your emails. Indeed, Project Fi will now be able to dip into your Gmail account to determine whether you have any worldwide fights coming up. As Google Product Manager Jean Choi highlights, the data you use overseas costs the same as the data used in the United States - $10 per GB used (although things ...

Sci-tech Sonos One Speaker Can Also Leave White Marks on Wood Furniture
Author: 0 Sonos One Speaker Can Also Leave White Marks on Wood Furniture

The £39 price for two years will ensure the HomePod is protected against damage, even if it's accidental, and even with the £29 excess fee, the £68 cost for a fix is a lot more palatable. Pic: POCKET-LINTApple's new smart speakers can discolour wooden surfaces, leaving a white mark where they are placed, the firm has acknowledged. The issue appears to be related to the oils and surface polish in the wood reacting negatively with the silicone foot on the bottom of the 2.5kg speaker.

Sci-tech Google brings AMP to Gmail-you can even browse within your email
Author: 0 Google brings AMP to Gmail-you can even browse within your email

As of today, the new AMP story format is "free and open for anyone to use", Galfi wrote . Some or many people only see their Gmail account as an avenue to send and receive emails. Are you excited for the launch of Stories within Google Search? Other launch partners for AMP stories include the Washington Post , Conde Nast , Vox Media , and Meredith .

Sci-tech Qualcomm's Snapdragon X24 LTE modem trounces fibre broadband speeds
Author: 0 Qualcomm's Snapdragon X24 LTE modem trounces fibre broadband speeds

Qualcomm says the X24 will also take advantage of License Assisted Access (LAA), a 5G technology that uses Wi-Fi frequencies to transmit LTE data. The Snapdragon X24 supports up to 7x carrier aggregation in the downlink, as well as 4x4 MIMO on up to five aggregated LTE carriers - both mobile industry firsts - for a total of up to 20 concurrent spatial LTE streams.

Sci-tech Apple HomePod Launches With Big Sound-and Even Bigger Questions
Author: 0 Apple HomePod Launches With Big Sound-and Even Bigger Questions

Vocals were pure, bass deep. Apple has released its next foray into the world of smart home devices, setting the bar for audio performance and ushering users into a more relaxed life, with the HomePod wireless speaker. Google's Assistant is also found on its smartphones, while Apple naturally enough relies on the Siri system that is resident in the iconic iPhone series.

Sci-tech Florida man says his Apple AirPod exploded
Author: 0 Florida man says his Apple AirPod exploded

Petersburg, Fla. "And then I saw white smoke start billowing out", he said. He took off the earphone and left it atop a piece of gym equipment to seek help and once he returned, the earphone had exploded and was charred. Again, the price is steep enough to put some people off, but we would argue $159 (£159) is not entirely unreasonable for high quality wireless headphones - AirPods are roughly in line with their rivals.

Sci-tech Apple Releases iOS 11.3 Public Beta 2
Author: 0 Apple Releases iOS 11.3 Public Beta 2

In a revised note investor note , obtained by Business Insider , Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz explained that Apple's iPhone battery replacement program might help cannibalize iPhone sales. But there's a way you can tell if your iPhone is being throttled. SAN FRANCISCO Apple may issue refunds to customers who paid full price to replace the batteries on older iPhones before the company offered a $50 discount as part of its apology for secretly slowing down the devices.

Sci-tech Here's every single new emoji coming to iPhone and Android this year
Author: 0 Here's every single new emoji coming to iPhone and Android this year

With the release of 157 new emoji's the mango will appear as a part of Unicode's new update. King buttered up Unicode, thanking the consortium for "recognizing the impact of this critical crustacean, in ME and across the country". The consortium is accepting submissions with renderings through the end of March. Since he lobbied for the emoji, the senator might have suggested it be dubbed "Lobster a la King", but critics would have likely called that shellfish.

Sci-tech Mets sign Todd Frazier to a two-year deal
Author: 0 Mets sign Todd Frazier to a two-year deal

Frazier, who is from New Jersey, was received warmly when he returned to the New York City area. Frazier hit.213 with a.772 OPS between Chicago and NY last season while cutting his strikeout rate as K's rose across the league. They'll have to let Cabrera know he's back to shortstop or the backup at third, something that caused him to request a trade last season. At least they, unlike many other teams, made a deal happen.

Sci-tech PlayStation 4 to Get New Parental Controls, Notifications Management Features, and More
Author: 0 PlayStation 4 to Get New Parental Controls, Notifications Management Features, and More

The biggest feature we'll be able to see in PS4 Update 5 .50 is the play time management which will let parents create the flawless timetable for their kids to play their favorite game. Another section of the library allows you to see what games you now own through PlayStation Plus, keeping in mind that you'll lose access to said games should your subscription lapse.

Sci-tech Haas edges Fowler for Phoenix lead
Author: 0 Haas edges Fowler for Phoenix lead

He leads five players at 5 under, a group that includes Tour winners Rickie Fowler , Billy Horschel, Chris Kirk and Bryson DeChambeau. "I knew going out early this morning when it was cold the first few holes on the back nine can jump up and get you if you're not careful", Fowler told Golf Channel.

Sci-tech Putin apologized to the athletes
Author: 0 Putin apologized to the athletes

Putin also repeated a claim he made last month that Rodchenkov, who is under witness protection in the United States and says he fears for his life, is "under the control of the US special services". Among them are speed skaters Ivan Skobrev, a two-time medalist at the Vancouver 2010 Games, and Artem Kuznetcov. Russian athletes not connected with the investigation of the world anti-doping Agency, will be without the national anthem and under the Olympic flag.

Sci-tech Hyundai reveals renderings of recent Santa Fe
Author: 0 Hyundai reveals renderings of recent Santa Fe

Hyundai manufactures the Santa Fe Sport at its Montgomery plant. The new Santa Fe is expected to be officially revealed in March, 2018, with sales commencing locally by the middle of the year. The ROA alerts the driver if a passenger is in the rear seat, a feature created to prevent parents from accidentally leaving children in a auto that might become dangerously hot inside, the company said.

Sci-tech Turkish troopers in Syria go away path of geotagged Instagram posts
Author: 0 Turkish troopers in Syria go away path of geotagged Instagram posts

Ankara, which considers the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in Syria a "terror" group, has vowed to carry on and possibly expand the operation, launched on Jan 20, despite global concern and strained relations with Washington . Rockets hit two houses and killed one 17-year-old and wounded another person, Anadolu said. "Your determined attitude in strictly rejecting any association of terrorism with religion is being reflected on to world opinion", the Istanbul-based Bartholomew I ...

Sci-tech Killer whale Wikie proves orcas can mimic human speech
Author: 0 Killer whale Wikie proves orcas can mimic human speech

They studied Wikie at Marineland Aquarium in Antibes, France . Throughout the study, Wikie's success was first judged by her two trainers and then confirmed from recordings by six independent adjudicators who compared them to the original sound, without knowing which was which.

Sci-tech Look up! Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' coming January 31
Author: 0 Look up! Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' coming January 31

What time is the super blue blood moon in India? The result: the moon appears larger than normal and NASA is predicting this one will be 14% brighter than usual. You should be able to catch the start of the lunar eclipse at 6:40 a.m. In the continental USA, the eclipse will only be visible in the early morning hours Wednesday.

Sci-tech Plastic in the Oceans Increasing Risk of Disease in Coral Reefs
Author: 0 Plastic in the Oceans Increasing Risk of Disease in Coral Reefs

This bleached states can last for up to six weeks, and while corals can recover if the temperature drops and the algae return, severely bleached corals die, and become covered by algae. "We estimate that 11.1 billion plastic items are entangled on coral reefs across the Asia-Pacific and project this number to increase 40 percent by 2025", the study continued.

Sci-tech Prepaid Plans To Offer 1.5GB Daily Data
Author: 0 Prepaid Plans To Offer 1.5GB Daily Data

The new recharge will offer 1GB data per data for 28 days. As per the company statement, JioPhone users shall soon benefit from 1GB high-speed data for Rs 49 along with unlimited calling for 28 days. The existing packs, Rs 448 and Rs. 498 have been updated from 1.5 GB/day to 2 GB/day respectively. Following the announcement, the stocks of Airtel nosedived 5.99 per cent to the day's low of Rs 461.45 while the stock of Idea Cellular fell 5.58 per cent to the day's low of Rs 93.85.

Sci-tech GDC survey shows increased interest in Switch and lootboxes
Author: 0 GDC survey shows increased interest in Switch and lootboxes

It could also be news on what Nintendo are planning for their Virtual Console support. This year's GDC State of the Industry 2018 includes some useful insight , what excited us the most though was the fact that there is a rise in the interest of developing games for the Nintendo Switch .

Sci-tech Meltdown: Intel now asking everyone to skip flawed firmware updates
Author: 0 Meltdown: Intel now asking everyone to skip flawed firmware updates

Intel has asked its partners to focus on testing early versions of the updated fix so it can accelerate the release. This message is specifically for OEM's, cloud service providers, system manufacturers software vendors and end users. To check whether your system may have a problem, check the full list of processors at the Intel Product Security center . Intel Corp. reported on Monday that it has discovered the cause of reboot issues that affected its Broadwell and Haswell processors ...

Sci-tech Blood test could help screen for eight common cancers
Author: 0 Blood test could help screen for eight common cancers

Anne Marie Lennon, one of the researchers on the work. "This has the potential to substantially impact patients". Think about breast cancer . A team of scientists at John Hopkins University, who published the study in journal Science on Thursday, said the test could be available to patients in the next few years.

Sci-tech A British School Is Warning Its Kids Not To Eat Tide Pods
Author: 0 A British School Is Warning Its Kids Not To Eat Tide Pods

Because, the Internet, and likes, apparently. Just a few weeks into 2018, YouTube has had to contend with dead bodies, advertiser panic, a community in revolt, and now, people eating poison on camera. YouTube is actively helping crack down on Tide Pod Challenge and similar videos, a site spokesperson said Thursday ― something the person noted it has been doing for a while now.

Sci-tech Familiar Ford Ranger skin hides big tech changes for 2018
Author: 0 Familiar Ford Ranger skin hides big tech changes for 2018

M - Ford's mid-size Ranger pickup truck is returning to American dealerships for the 2019 model year - the first time a new Ranger has been sold in North America since 2011. This package will add off-road suspension and shocks, aggressive tires, skid plates, a Terrain Management system akin to the one in the Ford F-150 Raptor, and a new Trail Control system.

Sci-tech Nintendo Announces New Mario Tennis Aces For Switch
Author: 0 Nintendo Announces New Mario Tennis Aces For Switch

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is getting new downloadable content, and it focuses on one of Nintendo's leading characters. Nintendo announced at a new Nintendo Direct several cool video games coming to the Switch console. The story mode will include new Tennis mechanics that offer various missions and even includes boss battles. Although the content seems routine, Nintendo has also added something fairly new to this latest entry.

Author: 0 Dark Souls: Remastered Brings Lordran To Current Hardware In May

Bandai Namco did not say what the regular Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions' performance would be like, but did reveal that the Nintendo Switch version will be running on 1080p resolution at 30fps while docked. This is considered one of the better Wii U games, so it's good to see a port of it coming to Switch on May 4. It wouldn't be a "Collector's Edition" though if it didn't have something to read and add to your Dark Souls books archive.

Sci-tech Razer's Project Linda is a prototype laptop shell for the Razer Phone
Author: 0 Razer's Project Linda is a prototype laptop shell for the Razer Phone

Tan also explained that the Netflix app will allow the company to "take full measure of the Razer Phone's HDR10-enabled display and dual-firing, front-facing Dolby-optimized speakers and THX-certified headphone connectivity". Project Linda is only in the conceptual stage at the moment, something for Razer to show off at CES 2018 in hopes of scoring another Best Of award.

Sci-tech Nvidia unveils 65-inch 4K gaming monitors
Author: 0 Nvidia unveils 65-inch 4K gaming monitors

At 65-inches, the Predator Big Format Gaming Display (BFGD) features ultimate gaming specifications that consumers have come to expect from Predator gaming displays. SHIELD offers the possibility to stream through popular platforms like Netflix, Amazon video etc., while accepting 23.9, 24 and 48 fps playback rates.

Sci-tech SpaceX to launch top-secret Zuma Sunday
Author: 0 SpaceX to launch top-secret Zuma Sunday

As usual, SpaceX will stream the launch of the Falcon 9 mission, and the webcast should begin about 15 minutes before the launch window opens. SpaceX just sent a secret government mission to space. After a record 18 launches in 2017, this mission will be SpaceX's first flight of the new year. The spokesperson also said that Zuma is heading to low-Earth orbit.

Author: 0 Consumers Spent Billions On Apple Inc. (AAPL) App Store This Holiday Season

According to the official Buddybuild blog, the company's team is now a part of the Xcode engineering group that builds "amazing developer tools for the entire iOS community". The startup has managed to raise around $8.8 million in three years of existence. The system should fit nicely into Apple's existing set of tools, bringing additional methods for testing, debugging and deploying mobile apps through a proprietary channel.

Sci-tech Kim Jong-un extends olive branch to South Korea's Olympic Games
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un extends olive branch to South Korea's Olympic Games

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, with their son Barron, arrive for a New Year's Eve party at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S. North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test in September in defiance of worldwide sanctions, raising fears of a new conflict on the Korean peninsula.

Author: 0 LGD unveils 88-inch 8K OLED display

Its main rival Samsung Display has shifted its focus from OLED TVs to QLED TVs . So LG chose to do everyone else better by unveiling an 88-inch, OLED Display, 8K TV. Not because LG pays us to say so or because we just have a bias towards their products (we're also nearly invariably critical of the company's rather crappy budget 4K UHD TVs), but because OLED really is some of the best 4K TV display technology we've ever seen for faithfully rendering consumer entertainment in 4K HDR.

Sci-tech Panamanian vessel probed over suspected oil supplies to N. Korea
Author: 0 Panamanian vessel probed over suspected oil supplies to N. Korea

Beijing on Friday denied selling oil products to North Korea even though the Lighthouse Winmore is owned by a company registered in Guangzhou, while the vessel sails under a Hong Kong-flag. The Lighthouse Winmore visited Yeosu on October 11 and loaded some 14,000 tonnes of Japanese refined oil before heading towards its purported destination in Taiwan.

Sci-tech Bears Drop Season Finale vs. Vikings
Author: 0 Bears Drop Season Finale vs. Vikings

They've made a convincing case they're a strong contender for the Super Bowl that happens to be on their home turf. A handful of Vikings have incentives on the line Sunday, led by running back Latavius Murray , who can earn a $500,000 incentive and unlock a $500,000 salary escalator for 2018 by rushing for 169 yards against the Bears to give him 900 yards on the season.

Sci-tech Winter Weather Advisory this afternoon
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory this afternoon

A winter weather advisory is in effect until 10 p.m. for the South Shore of Nassau County as snow is expected with accumulations up to three inches. Friday until 12 a.m. Saturday . Forecast models show the greatest impacts along the MT/ID state line including Lookout Pass and along the Rocky mountain front.

Sci-tech Auburn alum Tim Cook tops $100 million in income for 2017
Author: 0 Auburn alum Tim Cook tops $100 million in income for 2017

Cook's actual salary saw a comparatively smaller $57,692 increase, but the bulk of his nearly $4 million raise came from performance-based cash bonuses. That brings Cook's total compensation for 2017 to a whopping $ 102 million . Just like Cook, other Apple executives can also use the private jets when required.

Sci-tech Samsung's new A8 and A8 Plus devices feature a dual selfie camera
Author: 0 Samsung's new A8 and A8 Plus devices feature a dual selfie camera

The design sounds a lot like the Samsung Galaxy S8 's, with IP68 dust and water resistance, a metal frame and curved glass on the back, and there should be a decent amount of power, as the Galaxy A8 (2018 ) has an octa-core chipset with two cores clocked at 2.2GHz and six running at 1.6GHz, plus 4GB of RAM .

Sci-tech Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Airtel
Author: 0 Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Airtel

In the last few months, telecom operators have rolled out multiple monthly plans around Rs 199 range with data benefits to attract more customers. Meanwhile, Reliance Jio has announced two new prepaid recharge plans under its "Happy New Year 2018" offer at Rs 199 and Rs 299 giving users unlimited high speed data.

Sci-tech Universal Music Group and Facebook sign multi-year licensing agreement
Author: 0 Universal Music Group and Facebook sign multi-year licensing agreement

Eventually, the FB x UMG collab will expand to also include access to UMG's library across multiple social features and music-based products, including a revamped Messenger app. YouTube is on its way to launch its new paid music service which will be out by March next year. Warner Music and Sony also extended deals with YouTube, and according to insiders they will likely sign deals with Facebook following Thursday's UMG news.

Sci-tech Here's where you can watch the Newgrange solstice live tomorrow
Author: 0 Here's where you can watch the Newgrange solstice live tomorrow

But that usually doesn't make the solstice the coldest day of the year, or put it in the middle of winter . Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus on December 25, just days after the solstice, and many believe the date of December 25 was chosen to overshadow the pagan celebrations of Saturnalia and Natalis Invicti, according to timeanddate.com.

1 2 3