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Android Oreo: All of the most exciting features coming to Android soon

Tuesday  12:21,   22 august 2017
T3

The official release date, news, and features coming to Android OreoIt's not just the name Google has given us, we've also got a detailed description of all of the new features, and a release date (sort[...]

Google may be readying its own smart headphones

Tuesday  12:21,   22 august 2017
Engadget

It could be Google's answer to AirPods.As for release details? Those are also up in the air. Given the timing, though, it wouldn't be shocking if Google had Bisto ready for its now-customary fall hardware event, which could include new Pixel[...]

Super fast-falling snowstorms may rage on Mars at night

Tuesday  07:36,   22 august 2017
The Verge

New climate models show that Martian clouds may create strong windsThe idea that snow falls on Mars isn’t a new concept. NASA’s Phoenix lander, which touched down on the Martian surface in 2008, was the first to measure snow particles falling from[...]

Android Oreo is here and you can get it soon

Tuesday  07:06,   22 august 2017
CNET

Google announces the name of its latest version of Android with the unveiling of a statue in Manhattan that took place while the moon was eclipsing the sun.It's[...]

Mini Google Home speaker could be on its way

Tuesday  07:06,   22 august 2017
CNET

A smaller version of the smart home device is expected to be unveiled in the fall, according to Android Police.While details for the device are scarce, it could be just a smaller version of its Google Home, akin to the Echo Dot, which is a pint-size [...]

'Bioshock' Gets $200 Collector's Edition to Celebrate Its 10th Anniversary

Tuesday  05:36,   22 august 2017
Rolling Stone

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Bioshock will receive a $200 special edition, publisher 2K Games announced today. The re-release, exclusive to GameStop and the 2K Store, will be released for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on November 14th. It[...]

DICE Reveals A Host of New Content For 'Battlefield 1'

Tuesday  05:36,   22 august 2017
Rolling Stone

Developer DICE revealed a host of new Battlefield 1 content coming out in the coming months, including an entirely new premium edition available now. 6 Cash Back Credit Cards That Payoff Big Do You Qualify? Sponsored by CompareCards [...]

Signs of eye damage from staring at solar eclipse

Tuesday  00:56,   22 august 2017
MSN

<p>Ophthalmologists expect to see a few patients who might have injured to their eyes by staring at the sun during Monday's solar eclipse.</p>Called solar retinopathy, the injury occurs when the sun rays damage the retina, a layer of[...]

Temperatures dropped during total solar eclipse

Tuesday  00:41,   22 august 2017
CBS News

Eclipse observers were likely to experience a sudden drop in temperature during the period of "totality"Total solar eclipse viewers likely experienced a sudden drop in temperature during the period of "totality" on[...]

'Total Eclipse of the Heart' Sales Rise More Than 500%

Tuesday  00:35,   22 august 2017
Billboard

Bonnie Tyler's 1983 hit is crushing it&nbsp;Bonnie Tyler's classic hit "Total Eclipse of the Heart" has soared in sales in the last week, according to Nielsen Music. Thanks to the buzz generated by Monday's (Aug. 21) total solar eclipse, the [...]

Facebook makes Safety Check a permanent feature

Tuesday  00:03,   22 august 2017
Engadget

<p>Facebook is acting on its promise to make Safety Check a permanent feature. The social network is rolling out a dedicated Safety Check hub that helps you find any ongoing crisis without first being prompted to declare yourself as safe.[...]

USA forgets its troubles as solar eclipse captivates nation

Monday  23:42,   21 august 2017
USA TODAY

A summer of shock — threats of nuclear war from North Korea, neo-Nazis marching in Charlottesville — was graced by a few hours of awe, as Americans marveled Monday at their first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse since Woodrow Wilson was in the[...]

USA forgets its troubles as solar eclipse captivates nation

Monday  23:40,   21 august 2017
USA TODAY

A summer of shock — threats of nuclear war from North Korea, neo-Nazis marching in Charlottesville — was graced by a few hours of awe, as Americans marveled Monday at their first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse since Woodrow Wilson was in the[...]

Moon trolls sun on Twitter in solar cyber spat

Monday  22:55,   21 august 2017
Reuters

<p>As if a solar eclipse was not enough, the moon threw some virtual shade at the sun on Twitter on Monday, as millions of people watched the first coast-to-coast total eclipse in the United States in nearly a century.</p>As if a solar eclipse [...]

When is the next total solar eclipse?

Monday  22:32,   21 august 2017
Vox.com

Total solar eclipses like the one crossing America today are beautiful, but they’re tragically fleeting. Totality, when the sun is completely covered by the moon, lasts just a few minutes. And the whole thing — from the start of the partial eclipse [...]