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Apple releases iOS 11.2 to fix Springboard bug on iPhone

It's unclear what caused the issue, but Apple analyst Rene Ritchie claimed on Twitter that it may be due to users pre-emptively changing the date on their iPhone X to avoid their the Springboard crash. The update adds support in Podcasts to automatically advance to the next episode from the same show, and real-time text (RTT) phone calls for the deaf and hard of hearing. Read More »

Celebrating 25 years of texts, this is what it said

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Makkonen feels the technology actually was launched in 1994 when Nokia unveiled its 2010 mobile phone, the first device that let people easily write messages. But Jarvis didn't send a reply because there was no way to send a text from a phone in those days. When Twitter launched in July 2006, it borrowed SMS's 140 character limit. Read More »

There is no 'Microsoft Edition' Galaxy S8: Samsung

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Now, a new leak on Chinese social media network, Weibo gives us a better look at the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus. One thing to have in mind is that these colors are the ones announced at launch and there'll most likely be more before the year runs out. Read More »

Red Sox out of Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes

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New York Yankees?general manager Brian Cashman informed reporters Sunday night that Ohtani's representatives have told the team they will not be invited to make a presentation for the starter/slugger. The Texas Rangers can offer the 23-year-old $3.53 million. They couldn't simply continue adding millions to their offer until he said yes. Cashman called Ohtani's decision "disappointing". Read More »

OnePlus Introduces 5T Star Wars Edition In India

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The Chinese company has not revealed the launch data for this smartphone. The notable differences between OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5 is that the former runs on OyxgenOS 4.7.0 which is an improvement over OxygenOS 4.5 on the OnePlus 5. Read More »

Williams' midcourt 3 lifts Boise State over OR 73-70

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Friday's game against the Broncos had an added sense of importance due to the Ducks' weak nonconference schedule. The Ducks had a much better free throw rate (0.360 vs. Now he's known as the guy who ended the longest home winning streak in the nation. Boise State: The Broncos'only true road game among its first 11 was against OR in the rubber match of the three-game series. Read More »

Over 200 fossilized eggs found in China reveal how pterosaurs breed

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According to the researchers these creatures lived near a large freshwater lake and the fossils of the creatures (along with the eggs), were washed into the lake where they were preserved and later turned into fossils. To understand why Unwin and others are freaking out about the discovery, published Thursday in the journal Science , you have to first appreciate how rare pterosaur eggs are. Read More »

Musk wants to send his first Tesla Roadster in orbit around Mars

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It is noted that the rocket will launch into orbit of Mars own vehicle Mask Tesla Roadster, which will play the song of David Bowie's Space Oddity . SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell revealed to Aviation Week that the organization is arranging a static test shoot of its Falcon Heavy rocket , with every one of the 27 Merlin motors utilized at the same time, before the finish of 2017. Read More »

North Korea A 'Grave Threat' To The World, Warns US

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South Korea's vice foreign minister has met with his Argentine and Brazilian counterparts to discuss coordination against North Korea's nuclear issue and bilateral ties, Seoul's foreign ministry said Saturday. When North Korea conducted an intercontinental ballistic missile test on Tuesday, the Pentagon leader noted that Pyongyang continues to make attempts to create weapons that threaten peace in the region and the entire planet. Read More »

Voyager 1 fires its thrusters for first time since 1980

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For vehicle read Voyager 1, and for engine read a set of four trajectory thrusters, and that's exactly what NASA boffins have done. The only human-made object in interstellar space - the environment between the stars - Voyager 1 has been flying for 40 years. Read More »

Supermoon to light up the sky this weekend

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The moon will become full on Sunday and the best time to see it, if you're awake, will be 3:45 a.m. Monday. Perigee is the point in the moon's orbit at which the moon is closest to the Earth. Supermoon is the term given to the moon when it's two cycles around the earth match up. Is 2 and 31 January 2018, then the supermoon the end of the month, and will coincide with a full lunar Eclipse. Read More »

A date bug in iOS 11 might crash your iPhone today

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The new version comes as a savior to the recent 11.1.2 update that caused the phones to malfunction. With iOS 11.2, the icons are no longer greyed out. Being a second major update to the iOS 11, it brings several new features to the device. Major feature of this update is the much awaited person-to-person payment app, Apple Pay Cash . Read More »

Qualcomm files additional suits against Apple in ongoing patent dispute

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Apple stopped paying Qualcomm for patent royalties and instructed its manufacturing partners to do the same which has blown over the legal tussle between the two companies. You could find similar differences in the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus units from past year, as they, too, had modem chips made by both Qualcomm and Intel. Read More »

Google data-saving tool aims to help manage smartphone bills

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Continuing their annual routine, Google has released their "Best of" lists for the year 2017 (Check out best of 2016 here). The detailed statistics helps users realise how much data was used in the previous sessions. One of the significant features of this it has a button at the top of the app that will show you for stopping all the background data usage, so that the active apps on the screen will only use the mobile-data. Read More »

European Union summit calls for "investment" in youth

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The note and summit spoke in a generic way about se immigrant routes in Africa but emphasizing current drama in Libya . But it was largely overshadowed by the shock TV footage aired two weeks ago by U.S. "It is up to African states to operate on their soil and carry out police operations relating to their sovereignty", Macron said in Ghana's capital Accra on the final leg of his trip. Read More »

Missouri couple accused of putting infant son in microwave

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While at the hospital, medical staff determined the rash on the boy's face was actually a second-degree burn, according to court documents . A young Missouri couple was charged with abusing their infant after a hospital visit for treatment of a rash revealed the baby suffered injuries indicative of mistreatment. Read More »

Jak & Daxter sequels finally join The Precursor Legacy on PS4 this Wednesday

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Well, Sony has finally responded, and we won't have to wait much longer. Jak II, Jak 3 , and Jak X leap onto the PS4 on December 6. Now gamers will be able to purchase all four installments separately or as part of a bundle. In the spirit of those throwback feels, they also released a new "Legacy Dashboard Theme" that transforms your PS4 into the classic stylings of the PlayStation 2. Read More »

The only supermoon this year is coming up on Sunday

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However during a supermoon event the full moon comes up to 90 per cent closer to perigee, thus filling up the skies. But although the moon is the biggest and closest it can be to us, don't expect too much. This is also why both times are the best for watching the supermoon. You'll have to wait a few nights for the moon to come up later so you can see the stars. Read More »

Bungie Addresses Upcoming Updates and Changes in Destiny 2

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There's a lot more to Season 2 - Masterwork Weapons, even more Ornaments, and tons of fresh emotes. You can get to him easily by swinging to the left just before the ship and jumping up into a small cave path, which takes you up to the level of the ship itself. Read More »

Reliance Jio offers cashback of Rs 1000 on REDMI 5A

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Redmi 5A is a Flipkart exclusive and along with being available on mi.com will also be available on the e-commerce website as well. In a new special tariff introduced by Reliance Jio , called Better Together Offer , a Redmi 5A buyer who is willing to go with Reliance Jio subscription will be able to save Rs 1,000 on the price of Redmi 5A . Read More »

HTC U11 Life reloaded with Android 8.0 Oreo in the US

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The T-Mobile version has not received the update yet and there is no news as to when it will do so. It is also advisable to charge the HTC U11 Life up to 90% since the overall time required to download and install the update will be very high. Read More »

Taylor Swift's latest album, Reputation, is now available to stream

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As anticipated, Reputation hit Spotify , Apply Music, Google Play, Tidal and the other key platforms for a midnight release staggered around the globe, with subscribers in New Zealand and Australia getting in early. 'I'm not sure you know that Apple Music will not be paying writers, producers, or artists for those three months. Withholding the album from streaming could also be seen as a strategy by the "Bad Blood" hitmaker to maximize sales in a market that has seen a steady decline ... Read More »

PUBG's New Desert Map Will Debut at The Game Awards Next Week

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How these will play on mobile is uncertain; personally I feel that the game is best-suited for PC or console; battle royale games can definitely work on mobile but they should be built specifically for that platform. He says they might not reach the 60 FPS goal, but he believes FPS isn't very important in PUBG because it's not a fast-paced shooter. So we're aiming for 60; not sure if we'll get there, but that is our aim. Read More »

Google Home Max might be released on December 11

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This YouTube Red 12-month trial promotion is only open to participants in the USA who purchase and activate a Google Home Max between December 11, 2017 and February 15, 2018. The Home Max comes with dual 4.5-inch high excursion woofers to deliver deep, yet balanced bass along with custom 0.7-inch tweeters. The device in question is priced at $399 which is rather steep compared to the Google Home and Home Mini, but if you're looking for larger and louder speakers with some smarts built into ... Read More »

Prehistoric women were stronger than today's competitive rowers

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A better way to understand the physical labor women were undertaking in the past would be to compare prehistoric women's bones with those of modern women, Macintosh said. The bones of 94 women who lived in farming communities in Central Europe from 5300 BCE to around 850 AD reveal that prehistoric women had stronger arms than living women, including semi-elite female rowers. Read More »