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Android Wear 2.0 developer preview is out

Android Wear 2.0 developer capabilities revealed

Dec 16, 2016 11:21 AM EST

Google has improved its initial version of android wear. The 2.0 series will now be supporting watch functions that include seamless authentication, in-app billing and cross-device promotion.

Life-support potential of Martian rock minerals cited

Rock-ingredients found on Mars can sustain life

Dec 16, 2016 10:48 AM EST

Explorations done by the Curiosity rover has unveiled vital findings that may actually support life. In the course of its investigation, the abundance of boron, hematite and clay minerals have been discovered in the higher layers of the terrains being drilled.

Space colony simulation accomplished in China

180-day space colony experimentation successfull accomplished by China

Dec 16, 2016 10:42 AM EST

China has just completed its 180-day space colony experimentation. The project, which has been designed in preparation for long-term undertakings in the deep frontier, is comprised of three men and a woman.

Dual SIM supported-iPhone 8 is fast approaching

Apple iPhone 2017 leak: iPhone 8 will support dual SIM

Dec 16, 2016 10:39 AM EST

With the iPhone’s 10th anniversary approaching, fans and enthusiasts are expecting that Apple’s special edition device will be named the iPhone 8. Amid all the rumors, it is likely that the next iPhone will be sporting a dual SIM capability.

Microsoft capitalizes on dissatisfied Mac users

Microsoft Surface attracts unhappy MacBook Pro users

Dec 16, 2016 10:21 AM EST

Microsoft is on a roll as it claims that MacBook users are opting to buy Surface items. While specifications will play a vital part in the battle between the tech giants, market perception will likely point to pricing as a key factor in whoever wins the tussle.

Lakes found during a study in Antarctica

Antarctica continues to melt as mysterious lakes unraveled

Dec 15, 2016 10:14 AM EST

The quick melting of ice in Antarctica is fast becoming a serious concern. During their investigation, experts have found a considerable number of lakes trapped between the surface and the base of the ice shelves in the eastern part of the region.

The Xiaomi Corp. logo stands outside the company's headquarters in Beijing, China, on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

Xiaomi Mi Max and Redmi Note 3 taps CyanogenMod 14.1 custom ROM to download 7.1 Nougat version

Dec 14, 2016 04:43 AM EST

Xiaomi’s Mi Max and Redmi Note 3 models cannot directly acquire the latest Android Nougat version. However, updating these devices can be made possible by downloading CyanogenMod 14.1 custom ROM.

Journeying to the Alpha Centauri is now possible with self-healing spacecraft

Self-healing silicon chip will sustain Stephen Hawking's spacecraft during its 20-year journey

Dec 14, 2016 02:28 AM EST

The possibility of a nano-spacecraft journeying to Earth’s nearest star system can be made possible through the NASA-collaborated Breakthrough Starshot program. A vital aspect of this project is to equip the tiny space vessel with silicon materials that will withstand radiation.

Samsung Gear S3 goes up against the Apple Watch Series 2

Smartwatch duel: Apple Watch Series 2 vs Samsung Gear S3

Dec 13, 2016 10:20 AM EST

Apple and Samsung have taken their tech competition to the smartwatch dimension. This time, the US-based firm will pit its Apple Watch Series 2 against South Korea’s Samsung Gear S3.

Geminid meteor shower gets covered by December supermoon

Geminid meteor shower doubles with December supermoon

Dec 13, 2016 08:01 AM EST

While falling flares in the sky is being anticipated with the onset of the Geminid meteor shower, there is no guarantee that its brightness will be in full. It is likely that the last supermoon in 2016 will outglow the fireballs.

CIA Russian hacking report scorned

CIA hacking report involving Moscow dismissed by Trump

Dec 13, 2016 07:29 AM EST

US President-elect Donald Trump has ridiculed the CIA’s hacking assessment involving the Russians. He has dismissed the allegations as just another conspiracy theory.

Trump refuses to be cowed by CIA hacking report involving Russia

Trump has credibility issues on Russia

Dec 13, 2016 02:39 AM EST

It is a troubling thought that US President-elect is getting cozy with the Russians. Despite the CIA assessment that the Kremlin is behind the hacking of the Democrats’ emails, the new American leader refuses to believe that Moscow had a hand in the discrete operation.

Trumps thinks he's smart enough not to get daily intelligence briefs

Trump says he doesn't need regular intelligence briefs

Dec 13, 2016 02:33 AM EST

Incoming US President has nullified the regular submission of daily intelligence reports into his office. The Presidential Daily Briefs (PDB) contain highly-sensitive and classified data from the US intelligence community.

Upcoming HTC 11 is on the horizon

‘HTC 11’ Latest News & Updates: Design, Specifications Leaked

Dec 12, 2016 09:22 AM EST

A leak on Weibo has unveiled the specifications and design of the upcoming HTC 11. Rumored features include the presence of the powerful Snapdragon 835 processor, the Quick Charge 4.0 technology, the 8GB RAM and the 3,700mAh-battery.

Ancient dinosaur tail signifies affiliation with T. rex species

Amber-wrapped, 99-year-old baby dinosaur tail found in Myanmar

Dec 12, 2016 08:50 AM EST

The study of the dinosaur’s evolution may have hit a breakthrough back in 2015 when paleontologist Lida Xing discovered a tail of a baby organism covered in amber. According to reports, the animal is related to the Tyrannosaurus rex and Velociraptor species.

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