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NASA will use Mapping Technologies in the Upcoming Space Missions NASA will use Mapping Technologies in the Upcoming Space Missions
- April 03, 2018

After nine months, the rewarded candidates can apply for phase II. A diagram showing how the Marsbees would fly from their rover base on the Red Planet. Called "portable life support systems", the backpacks can be heavy and hard for the wearer to carry around. "I can't wait to see what the new NIAC Fellows can do for Nasa". (more...)
More Giant Dinosaur Tracks Found On Isle Of Skye More Giant Dinosaur Tracks Found On Isle Of Skye
- April 03, 2018

In the publication researchers said the site at Skye's Brothers' Point "preserves an abundance of small sauropod manus and pes prints and several isolated and broken medium-to-large tridactyl footprints". The biggest footprint to be found was from a Sauropod. The species involved were identified from the clearest examples available, which revealed the shape and orientation of claws and the presence of claws. (more...)
Shadow of War Permanently Removes Microtransactions Shadow of War Permanently Removes Microtransactions
- April 03, 2018

Shadow of War was among the few games, together with Star Wars Battlefront II and Forza Motorsport 7, which sparked the controversy of microtransactions in video games past year, and it's interesting to note that it is making this u-turn when it's become slowly and slowly less relevant in the gaming landscape. (more...)
In Britain, said goodbye to Stephen Hawking In Britain, said goodbye to Stephen Hawking
- April 03, 2018

A note left on the table told the 50 guests that the lunch was a "gift from Stephen", while organisers of the event said the professor was given a "little cheer" by diners. "For this reason, we have chose to hold his funeral in the city that he loved so much and which loved him". Eulogies will be delivered by Hawking's eldest son Robert and Professor Fay Dowker, a former student of Hawking. (more...)
Drink Stella Artois? You may have glass in your bottle Drink Stella Artois? You may have glass in your bottle
- April 03, 2018

Stella Artois has issued a recall across Canada and the USA due to a possible defect in their 330 ml glass bottles. Have you bought a bottle of Stella Artois lately? The company says some bottles have a flaw that may cause a small piece of glass to break off and possibly fall into the beer. (more...)
Defunct Chinese space station re-enters Earth, burns up over South Pacific Defunct Chinese space station re-enters Earth, burns up over South Pacific
- April 03, 2018

In a previous statement , the European Space Agency predicted that the spacecraft might land over water and said that the chances of being hit by a piece of wrecked Tiangong-1 are "10 million times smaller than the yearly chance of being hit by lightning". (more...)
White House Among 'potential venues' For Summit White House Among 'potential venues' For Summit
- April 03, 2018

Facing criticism for failing to raise the nerve agent poisoning during the call and instead congratulating Putin on his re-election , Trump tweeted last month that "getting along with Russian Federation (and others) is a good thing, not a bad thing". (more...)
China's fallen space lab plummets into south pacific China's fallen space lab plummets into south pacific
- April 03, 2018

This file picture taken on September 29, 2011 shows China's Long March 2F rocket carrying the Tiangong-1 module, or "Heavenly Palace" , blasting off from the Jiuquan launch centre in Gansu province. During its operation, the space lab conducted six automatic and astronaut-controlled dockings with the nation's Shenzhou VIII, Shenzhou IX and Shenzhou X spacecraft. (more...)
NASA's Hubble telescope snaps most distant star ever seen NASA's Hubble telescope snaps most distant star ever seen
- April 03, 2018

Stars at such distance are normally too faint to be identified individually, unless they explode in a supernova. By modeling the lens, they concluded that the tremendous apparent brightening of Icarus was probably caused by a unique effect of gravitational lensing . (more...)
Samsung Notebook 3, Notebook 5 With Windows 10 Launched: Specifications, Features Samsung Notebook 3, Notebook 5 With Windows 10 Launched: Specifications, Features
- April 03, 2018

Usually when smartphones make appearances on network certification like FCC (in the US) and TENAA (in China), they make official debut in a matter of a few weeks or a month, so Samsung fans can expect Galaxy A6 series before April-end or early May, most probably in emerging markets like India and later to Europe, Russia, and other developed regions. (more...)
Space station re-entry called mostly successful Space station re-entry called mostly successful
- April 03, 2018

In its update Saturday the agency said calmer space weather was now expected as a high-speed stream of solar particles did not cause an increase in the density of the upper atmosphere, as previously expected. Tiangong-1 had been slated for a controlled re-entry, but ceased functioning in March 2016. Space enthusiasts have been bracing for its fiery return since. (more...)
Valve Moves Away From Valve Moves Away From "Steam Machine" By Removing It From Steam
- April 03, 2018

Back in 2015 Valve jumped into the PC hardware market with its Steam Machine, which are expensive PCs from Alienware, Asus and other major companies in the market, however, it seems like Valve is trying to forget its failed endeavor into the PC hardware market as Steam Machine section has been removed from Steam. (more...)
PUBG's 4×4 map, Codename: Savage, starts testing today PUBG's 4×4 map, Codename: Savage, starts testing today
- April 03, 2018

The Codename: Savage map start time is 7pm PT on April 2 (7:30am IST on April 3) and ends at 4am PT on April 5 (4:30pm IST on April 5). Fortunately, for those who haven't yet managed to get access to the PUBG Savage map, PUBG Corp . This is only the first phase, however, and PUBG Corp. promised that the next tests will be much bigger. Greene and the PUBG team want players to get their hands on the map as soon as possible so they can provide feedback while the map is still in ... (more...)
SpaceX rocket launch scheduled for 4:30 pm Monday SpaceX rocket launch scheduled for 4:30 pm Monday
- April 03, 2018

On Wednesday, International Space Station crew members will use the station's robotic arm to reach out and capture the Dragon spacecraft and attach it to its orbiting laboratory. Also included are a range of materials, coatings and components that will be exposed to the harsh space environment and monitored for damage. SpaceX is scheduled to launch a rocket Monday afternoon from Cape Canaveral. (more...)
Honor 7A launched with Android Oreo and Dual Camera Setup Honor 7A launched with Android Oreo and Dual Camera Setup
- April 02, 2018

The phone will also have a dual camera setup utilizing a 13MP and 2MP sensor on the rear and an 8MP front-facing camera. The Y7 Prime has a 5.99-inch display with a 1,440 x 720 resolution in an 18:9 aspect ratio. If that isn't to your liking, you will also be able to use a more traditional means of unlocking the phone, with the rear fingerprint reader. Honor 7A is built to deliver impressive audio performance as it is equipped with an extra-large speaker and smart power amplifier chip ... (more...)
WhatsApp for iOS gets a new update; check out the features WhatsApp for iOS gets a new update; check out the features
- April 02, 2018

The popular messaging app has also added a Crash log feature which helps users get in touch with WhatsApp developers when the app crashes or can not be opened. Along with this, WhatsApp has also expanded the limit of participants for its group. It has also added features like Advanced GIF search, sticker search, etc. (more...)
Cloudflare launches high-speed, privacy-focused DNS service Cloudflare launches high-speed, privacy-focused DNS service
- April 02, 2018

Using Cloudflare's network and existing DNS infrastructure, 1.1.1.1 claims that they are now 28% faster than any other DNS service as rated by DNSPerf . So, now that the 1.1.1.1 is here, should you use it, and if yes then how? Steps to setup 1.1.1.1 on iPhone, Android, macOS, Windows, Linux and on a router has been neatly explained along with a video on 1.1.1.1 . (more...)
Moto G6, Moto G6 Play to launch Soon - Check Specifications, Features, Price Moto G6, Moto G6 Play to launch Soon - Check Specifications, Features, Price
- April 02, 2018

On the back, there is a 13MP camera, with Rapid Focus technology, and the battery will be 4000 mAh. While the Fry's break did exclude the Moto G6 Plus , different leaks uncover a top of the line variation of the Moto G6 exists. There's a microSD card slot here too, which can hold up to 128GB of extra storage. Notably, there is no mention of the Moto G6 Plus on the retail platform. (more...)
LG's upcoming flagship is getting a notch as well LG's upcoming flagship is getting a notch as well
- April 02, 2018

We've obtained exclusive factory CAD-based renders and a 360-degree video of the LG G7 . Ahead of its debut, some detailed information of parts and functions likely to be adopted for the new LG phone were leaked. Well, coming back to the rear side of the phone, you can see two cameras in the center in vertical orientation . The LG G7 has a SIM tray at the top along with a secondary microphone while a 3.5mm audio jack, USB-C port, and a speaker grille sit at the bottom. (more...)
Google Home and Home Mini speakers to launch in India soon Google Home and Home Mini speakers to launch in India soon
- April 02, 2018

India, being the world's second largest market for smartphones, appears to be a ideal choice for the launch. This has been a massive success in countries like India, Nepal, Indonesia, etc. There's little doubt that work is already underway on the Google Pixel 3 , but in addition to its continued flagship effort, Google may also be bringing a more affordable Pixel phone to market in 2018. (more...)