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  • Samsung confirms it's working on a smart speaker

    Samsung confirms it's working on a smart speaker

    When Samsung launched its flagship, Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, one of the most talked about features in the smartphones was the AI-based digital assistant Bixby and analysts believed it would give Samsung's main rival Apple's SIRI, a run for its money.

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  • Unbelievable video, photos show solar eclipse from space

    Unbelievable video, photos show solar eclipse from space

    The path of totality stretched from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina, NASA reports. Part of the total solar eclipse's mystique is its ability to remind you how small you are and how massive the universe is. On Monday, Ars writers shared some thoughts about the total solar eclipse that spanned the United States with readers and took some backyard photographs of the event.

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  • Is Xbox One X Getting a Special 'Day One' Edition?

    Is Xbox One X Getting a Special 'Day One' Edition?

    It seems to be similar to the standard Xbox One X in design, only with a textured top. XboxDynasty.de was able to grab a screenshot of the listing alongside pics of the console and special controller. Microsoft is gearing up for a big weekend, where it will reveal info during its Gamescom 2017 press event, going down this Sunday , August 20, at 9pm CEST / 8pm GMT / 3pm ET / 12pm PT.

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  • Above the Smoke - Perseid Meteor Shower is This Weekend

    Above the Smoke - Perseid Meteor Shower is This Weekend

    There is a presentation about the meteor shower for about 20 minutes starting at 9 p.m. highlighting what causes the event. The moon will be waning and will still be about 80% of the brightness of the full moon. Next year, the Perseid Meteor Shower is expected to coincide with the New Moon (this moon phase is very dim) and makes for great viewing conditions.

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  • Perseid Meteor Shower happening this weekend

    Perseid Meteor Shower happening this weekend

    FAST PERSEID FACT: The 2017 Perseids may be better than usual, but don't believe anything you see on the internet about this year's meteor shower being the "brightest in human history". These meteors are actually specks of rock that have broken off Comet Swift-Tuttle and continued to orbit the Sun until they vaporize in Earth's atmosphere.

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  • Australians have a new flesh-eating creature to fear in Melbourne's water

    Australians have a new flesh-eating creature to fear in Melbourne's water

    In a Facebook post, Richard Reina, an associate professor at Monash University's School of Biological Sciences in Australia , refers to " sea lice " as the cause of Sam's injuries. "He (Kanizay) must have been very, very cold and he wouldn't have felt it", added Weir, who experienced a similar injury on his forehead after a night dive 40 years ago.

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  • Former Miramar Marine flies to International Space Station today

    Former Miramar Marine flies to International Space Station today

    He commanded the underwater NEEMO 19 mission (the name's short for NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations) in 2014. This is his second space mission, following a 2009 mission on the space shuttle Atlantis . Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and USA astronauts Jack Fischer and Peggy Whitson are now working aboard the ISS. The spacecraft will perform a flight to the ISS using a shortened six-hour scheme to allow the new expedition to arrive at the docking port of the Rassvet module ...

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  • Batshuayi double secures Chelsea victory over Arsenal

    Batshuayi double secures Chelsea victory over Arsenal

    Possibilities were scarce for Arsenal and it was Chelsea that looked the more likely to rack up the game's fourth goal however, eventually, they had to opt for three - still more compared to enough for a comfy win. "My daughter is at an age when it's very important to see her grow, to stay every day with her". The £70 million acquisition of Morata from Real Madrid , however, will go to some lengths to ease some of the concerns of not only the Blues' fans, but manager Antonio Conte ...

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to be unveiled on 23 August

    Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to be unveiled on 23 August

    In fact we know have an exact date on when it will arrive - August 23. With the tagline, "Do bigger things", Samsung's upcoming event is expected to announce the Galaxy Note 8 . This is quite a shame for AT&T for not providing a functionality that is available on the unlocked variants of Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus devices since a month now.

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  • Authorities Shut Down Two Major Dark Web Markets

    Authorities Shut Down Two Major Dark Web Markets

    Police also reported seizing four Lamborghinis and three houses worth almost $12 million. The US Department of Justice announced on Thursday that AlphaBay , the world's largest online black market, was seized and shut down after its creator was arrested in Thailand on July 5.

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  • IPhone 8's biggest features could be disabled at launch

    IPhone 8's biggest features could be disabled at launch

    One of those is wireless charging . It's also possible that built-in wireless charging hardware could be included in the phone, but would be inoperable until a software update is pushed out later down the line. The iPhone 8 is expected to include a 5.8-inch screen in a phone similar size to the 4.7-inch iPhone 7. This wouldn't be the first time that Apple delayed a feature release , either.

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  • Facebook Messenger to begin showing ads globally

    Facebook Messenger to begin showing ads globally

    Social media giant Facebook has taken another step towards world domination of the advertising space with the inclusion of in-line ads through its Messenger platform, reports Gizmodo . Sponsored content will appear in between conversations in the app, and will be integrated into the design to adjust to and accommodate different phone sizes.

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  • Microsoft confirms layoffs, report says 3000 losing jobs

    Microsoft confirms layoffs, report says 3000 losing jobs

    These layoffs are the result of a corporate reorganization at Microsoft announced earlier this week, which sees the company's global sales force refocus its efforts on selling cloud computing services. 'You look at Microsoft , and you realize that certain things that worked in the past are not gong to be relevant in the future, ' Chowdhry said. Fortt said that the 3,000 number was just one of many "thousands numbers" that are floating around speculatively and so not out of keeping ...

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  • Andromeda's Story DLC Cancellation Has Been Denied by BioWare

    Andromeda's Story DLC Cancellation Has Been Denied by BioWare

    This might be due to the polarizing reception the game received when it first launched. This normally would have been cause for a sigh of relief since BioWare has a good track record with Mass Effect expansions and many were anticipating one in Andromeda , however the situation isn't so simple.

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  • Lendl confident in Murray's fitness

    Defending champion Andy Murray's troubled build-up to Wimbledon continued yesterday as he withdrew from playing an exhibition tennis match because of a hip problem. Murray has only played one grass-court match this year, suffering a shock first-round defeat by world number 90 Jordan Thompson at Queen's. It might just be a precautionary measure but bearing in mind the series of injuries and illnesses he has had in the last six months, it seems ill-luck is following him.

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  • Pixel 2 'walleye' and 'taimen' Specifications Revealed

    Pixel 2 'walleye' and 'taimen' Specifications Revealed

    Taimen , the device that will likely succeed the Pixel XL , will feature a 5.99-inch screen with 1440p OLED panel sourced from LG ( according to Android Police , Google had planned to release three Pixel smartphones this year, but had scrapped one of them, " Muskie ", partway through development).

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