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SpaceX poised to launch 'world's most powerful rocket' Falcon Heavy

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With the ability to generate more than 5 million pounds of thrust , SpaceX's Falcon Heavy can carry more than 140,000 pounds of cargo into low-Earth orbit. Falcon 9s haven't just been successfully launched; in a world-first, they've also been recycled and launched for a second time . "How hard can that be?" Three cameras have been installed on the Roadster which would send back "some epic views if they work and everything goes well", Musk had said. Read More »

Galaxy S9 Price Leak Suggests £100 Increase In The UK

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The smartphone might also be available in some limited edition color variants. No white model again this year, however. Meanwhile the Galaxy S9 is reported to cost around $850 in the US. But he said that " Samsung's temptation to offer discounts far earlier than Apple " will mean that the price of the Galaxy S9 should quickly fall. Read More »

Illinois Holocaust Denier Poised To Be GOP Congressional Nominee

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He's a Holocaust denier, he's a white supremacist , and he's set to get the Republican nomination for a major congressional seat in IL. That's because the retired insurance broker is the only republican candidate running in the Illinois Primary representing the state's 3 congressional district. Read More »

Bucks get center Tyler Zeller in trade from Brooklyn

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The Milwaukee Bucks have acquired center Tyler Zeller from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for guard Rashad Vaughn and the rights to a future second-round draft pick. Vaughn was added in the trade to make work financially but that shouldn't be overlooked by what Vaughn could be in the coming years. The 7-foot, 250-pound Zeller is also a better scorer in the paint than new teammate Thon Maker , who's shooting 39.4 percent from the field in his second season. Read More »

2018 iPhones to only run Intel inside

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It seems that Apple is getting ready to up the pressure on Qualcomm by switching to Intel modems for this year's iPhone line up. Apple refreshing the fairly popular iPhone SE this 2018 remains on shaky ground, and if indeed a new model will materialize, it's not expected to generate earth-shaking excitement. Read More »

Apple Music on Track to Overtake Spotify

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Spotify has 70 million, as of last month, while Apple told the newspaper it has 36 million paying subscribers. If those trajectories continue, Apple will outpace Spotify in USA accounts this summer, the paper forecast. And in spite of it, Apple being available in 115 markets versus Spotify's 61. There is also the choice to listen to curated and existing playlists, and also the radio station Beats 1 , which is available for streaming in over 100 countries available any time of the day. Read More »

Apple iPhone X users are complaining about delayed incoming calls issues

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Whether the company can do the same for this phone call bug remains to be seen. Further, multiple users have performed a factory reset, but the results are futile. Kuo issued another research note yesterday saying Apple's device plans for this year could be aimed at avoiding some of the challenges it encountered last year with the iPhone X. Read More »

Dodge's MLK Super Bowl commercial sparks criticism

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You only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love. The ad shows moments of struggle, such as a sweating man doing pushups, and moments of heroism, such as a firefighter carrying a boy outside a burning building. So if you make an income of $5,000, your auto shouldn't cost more than about $2,500. Dodge aired a Ram ad featuring the voice of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Read More »

Urlacher Going To The Hall Of Fame

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He went on to play for 12 seasons as a member of the Chicago Bears, recording 1,040 tackles, 15 fumble recoveries and 22 interceptions in that time. The 39-year-old becomes the first ever Lobo to make it into the pro football Hall of Fame, and just the 28th Chicago Bear to make it to the Hall. Read More »

Xiaomi was world's fastest-growing smartphone brand in 2017

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Only Xiaomi and Motorola experienced shipment growth in Q4 2017. For the full year, almost 1.5 billion units shipped, showing an year-on-year dip of less than 1 percent, the research firm said. The Redmi 5A, which was launched at US$78, saw more than a million devices being sold within a month. Xiaomi shipped 96 million smartphones, capturing 6.1 per cent market share of the global smartphone market in 2017. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz unveils new A-Class that 'completely redefines modern luxury'

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Powered by a Nvidia chip, the MBUX is described as a system that combines natural language processing, "silky-smooth" 3D graphics and an augmented reality boosted navigation system, bringing both better intuitive interactive and safety. These include two four-cylinder gas engines-one with 163 hp and the other with 224 hp-and a 1.5-liter diesel with 116 hp. Two more petrol models are expected later: an entry-level unit sitting below the A200 and a mid-range A-Class falling between the A200 ... Read More »

New Surface Book 2 released with cheaper price

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Then, when your Surface Pro 4 returns to room temperature, that ice could melt and cause damage inside the device. A Microsoft support forum thread has nearly 1,400 responses as of this writing, with hundreds of customers saying that their screens flicker. Read More »

Psyonix details upcoming Rocket League plans, including graphical modes for Switch

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This will make it possible to choose between a so-called Performance Mode (offering 900p resolution while docked and 720p resolution in portable mode, both at 60 FPS with infrequent dynamic resolution scaling) and Quality Mode. Looking beyond April, the developer is still keen to introduce cross-platform parties before the end of the year so that you can play alongside your friends on consoles. Read More »

Amazon's results beat estimates on holiday season boost

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The trio said they would bring their "scale and complementary expertise to this long-term effort" through an independent company "free from profit-making incentives and constraints". For the full 2017 year, it was $3 billion. That leaves investors wondering whether Amazon's belief that video content efficiently converts customers into paid Prime subscribers, thereby generating higher per subscriber spending levels, is really working. Read More »

Apple with a Profit of USD 20 Billion for Three Months

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The world's most valuable company reported on Thursday in the United States an 11 per cent increase in its combined fiscal first-quarter revenue from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan to US$17.9 billion, up from US$16.2 billion in the same period a year ago. Read More »

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

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In North America and the UK, Windows 10 took the lead in January 2017 and June 2016, respectively. Windows 10 may have only just become the most commonly used Microsoft OS, but the UK's adoption was quicker than the global market. "There has been an increase in free versions of programs that purport to scan computers for various errors, and then use alarming, coercive messages to scare customers into buying a premium version of the same program", says Barak Shein , from Microsoft's Windows ... Read More »

YouTube releases YouTube Go in 130 Countries

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Go cuts out commenting, channel subscriptions, and long ads to save on mobile data and works well on cheaper phones with limited internet access. Launched in India as a beta trial past year for Android devices, the app first expanded to 14 countries, but is now going worldwide to 130 countries . Read More »