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Twitter trolls use latest Apple bug to crash your iPhone

Twitter trolls use latest Apple bug to crash your iPhone Apple on Tuesday released a new update to its operating system to address the crash that a Telugu language character bug was causing in several devices. As a result, the latest iOS version is not packing anything in excess save for the solution to Telugu. The upcoming iOS 11.3 update will give users power to control their batteries , Augmented Reality (AR) upgrade and Animoji. [Full Article...]

Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn to slam dunk into stores this spring

Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn to slam dunk into stores this spring Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn is a sequel to 1994's Shaq Fu which had basketball star Shaquille O'Neal fight demons and mummies in an alternate version of Japan. Rememeber Shaq Fu on the SEGA Genesis and Super Nintendo? There is even a website dedicated to finding and destroying every last copy of the game in existence. [Full Article...]

NASA probe "New Horizons" snaps farthest-ever photo from Earth

NASA probe This image is, for now, one of the farthest pictures from Earth ever captured by a spacecraft. NASA has a whole lot of fancy image-gathering hardware on Earth and in space, and we've seen countless of stunning snapshots taken from here on Earth as well as nearby planets like Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. [Full Article...]

International Space Station going private: Who are the key players?

International Space Station going private: Who are the key players? NASA would end its participation in the International Space Station in 2025 under a Trump administration budget proposal released Monday, an idea that one influential senator immediately called a "non-starter". The budget request "reflects the administration's confidence that America will lead the way back to the moon and take the next giant leap from where we made that first small step for h... [Full Article...]

Google Mobile Search Adds Instagram Like Stories

Google Mobile Search Adds Instagram Like Stories But there's a downside as well, that can't be ignored. It will go a long way in helping people spend more time on Google's search page because they can access all the personal and general data they need. Google is bringing its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) feature to email with the developer preview for Gmail. Your email is about to come a whole lot more interactive - or a whole lot more a... [Full Article...]

Apple's pricey HomePod sounds great but exacts some trade-offs

Apple's pricey HomePod sounds great but exacts some trade-offs What's clear is all three devices promise voice control, wireless streaming music, home automation, news and weather, Internet searching, lists and calendars and other productivity and information services. Third, some functions of HomePod overlap with Siri in iPhone. If you are looking for a smart speaker, Alexa is ahead of the race with Google Home close behind. [Full Article...]

Florida Man Says His AirPods Blew Up, Apple Investigating

Florida Man Says His AirPods Blew Up, Apple Investigating Apple is investigating an allegation from a man in Florida who said his AirPods wireless earphone exploded. Colon told WFLA he was jamming out to a dance mix when white smoke started to billow out from the right pod's chassis. Apple's AirPods are a one of a kind device, featuring advanced technology that no other company is now offering. As for now, what are your thoughts on the AirPods bl... [Full Article...]

Apple Releases iOS 11.3 Public Beta 2

Apple Releases iOS 11.3 Public Beta 2 In line with what the company told customers a year ago, Apple's Public Policy Vice President Cynthia Hogan reiterated to Thune that the upcoming iOS 11 .3 update will give users "greater visibility into the health of their iPhones". It's offering out-of-warranty replacement batteries for $29 to anyone with an iPhone 6 or later until the end of 2018, regardless of whether they have experien... [Full Article...]

Raccoons, superheroes and bald heads are getting new emoji this year

Raccoons, superheroes and bald heads are getting new emoji this year The Unicode Consortium, an organization tasked with approving the standardization of digital characters and symbols, released 157 new emoji Wednesday . Among the newest additions are: superheroes and supervillains, redheads, infinity, hot face, cold face, partying face, woozy face, a host of new animals, toilet paper, skateboard, magnet, bagel, and much more . [Full Article...]

What's New in PS4 Update 5.50, All the Changes

What's New in PS4 Update 5.50, All the Changes On the PlayStation , users can even choose to automatically log their child out of their PS4 once they exceed the maximum playtime set by their parent. For example, a parent can decide that their child is allowed to play their console for a total of two hours each day, but not play at all after 10pm. [Full Article...]

Polar Bears Suffering From 'High-Energy, High-Fat Lifestyle' Amid Changing Climate

Polar Bears Suffering From 'High-Energy, High-Fat Lifestyle' Amid Changing Climate The huge glacial ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are reacting more slowly to the warming atmosphere and oceans but scientists are watching them closely as they will heavily influence sea level rise if there's significant melting. This assumption was found not to be true. Five populations are thought to be stable and there's not enough known about the others to judge. And yet they are unique... [Full Article...]

Haas leads by two at Phoenix Open

Haas leads by two at Phoenix Open Fowler bogeyed the 16th in a 66 that left him tied with Billy Horschel, Bryson DeChambeau, Chris Kirk and Chesson Hadley. "Just kind of humbles you, grounds you a bit, and makes you realize that there's a lot bigger things than just playing golf, " Fowler said. [Full Article...]

Broadcasters shut as Kenyan opposition leader takes symbolic oath of office

Broadcasters shut as Kenyan opposition leader takes symbolic oath of office Kenya's Attorney General, Githu Muigai, had said in December that Odinga's alternative swearing-in ceremony would amount to treason. Hours later, the government outlawed the opposition's National Resistance Movement, with Interior Minister Fred Matiangi declaring it an organized criminal group. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin to Russian athletes: Ignore doping scandals at Winter Olympics

Vladimir Putin to Russian athletes: Ignore doping scandals at Winter Olympics Appearing on TV and digital platforms, she will cover live events, meet athletes, and generally share her enthusiasm for the games and Team USA. "Forgive us for failing to protect you from this". Reuters isn't the only group to be banned from the winter Olympics this year, as it was previously reported that the entirety of Russia's team has been banned from competing. [Full Article...]

Rocket fire from Syria's Afrin kills one in Turkish border town

Rocket fire from Syria's Afrin kills one in Turkish border town Reportedly, battles are also underway to liberate Maranez and Bafel heights. Turkey′s military incursion into the Kurdish-controlled northern Syrian canton of Afrin - launched on 20 January under the slighting codename Operation Olive Branch - ought to have taken no-one by surprise. [Full Article...]

How to Watch the "Super Blue Blood Moon" on Jan 31

How to Watch the There are usually a couple of lunar eclipses each year so if you do miss it this time around, the next one will happen on July 27 - though it won't be visible in North America. He went on to say, "Again, you'll have more success if you can go to a high place with a clear view to the West". Then around 6:15 a.m. the Earth's reddish shadow will be noticeable on the Moon . [Full Article...]

Super blue blood moon: NZ to witness extremely rare event

Super blue blood moon: NZ to witness extremely rare event In New Jersey we will see only a small portion of the eclipse. Secondly, it is the second full moon of the month. On the last day of January, the Moon will arrive full moon phase; where it will be the second full Moon during the month. Rather, it's lit by light filtered through the Earth's atmosphere, via the same spectral filtering - a mechanism known as Rayleigh scattering - that causes red ... [Full Article...]

Plastic Waste Spreads Disease to Coral Reefs: Scientists

Plastic Waste Spreads Disease to Coral Reefs: Scientists More than 11 billion pieces of plastic are stuck in coral reefs across the Asia-Pacific region, according to an alarming new study . Every year, millions of tons of waste end up in the oceans , where they remain indefinitely. A 2017 study found that 83% of tap water samples taken around the world contained plastic pollutants. It's no secret that the world's coral reefs are in bad shape. [Full Article...]

Apple Will Kill iPhone X By Summer 2018, Predicts Analyst

Apple Will Kill iPhone X By Summer 2018, Predicts Analyst It is now unconfirmed if the 6.1-inch iPhone will also sport the same display technology as the others. But what should we expect from 2018's models? Tweaking prelaunch expectations, the analyst now looks for a 20% reduction in iPhone X and iPhone 8/8 Plus orders for the first fiscal quarte of 2018, or between 10 and 11 million units. [Full Article...]

Meltdown: Intel now asking everyone to skip flawed firmware updates

Meltdown: Intel now asking everyone to skip flawed firmware updates However, even though Intel has now figured out why those reboot problems occurred with those processors, it seems that relief for end users will depend on the speed of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) testing efforts. Intel says that it expects to share more details on its testing later this week. The company published a full list of Intel-based platforms that are impacted by this prob... [Full Article...]


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