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Apple Leak Reveals Massive New iPhone Cancellation

Monday  18:56,   16 october 2017
Forbes

New iPhones will suffer from arguably Apple's most controversial cancellation in yearsIn a report obtained by Macrumors, Kuo states that Apple has decided to “abandon” the much loved Touch ID fingerprint sensor and it will not feature in any of[...]

First-seen neutron star collision creates light, gravitational waves and gold

Monday  18:55,   16 october 2017
CNN

In an unprecedented astronomical discovery, two neutron stars were seen colliding for the first time. The collision created gravitational waves, light and heavy elements like gold and platinum. "We can now fill in a few more tiles in the jigsaw[...]

Android's 'instant' apps are now leaner and faster

Monday  13:07,   16 october 2017
Engadget

Right now, Google's instant Android apps don't quite live up to their billing. Also, you stand a better chance of keeping that instant app data if you decide to install the full thing. Where you previously needed Android Oreo to[...]

Canon adds a DSLR-size sensor to its most stylish pocket camera

Monday  13:06,   16 october 2017
The Verge

Canon is taking the image sensor used in its best prosumer camera — the 80D — and putting it in an all new, more portable shooter called the Powershot G1X Mark III. Featuring a built-in 24-72mm, f2.8-5.6 zoom lens, the new camera hits the shelves[...]

NASA sends a fidget spinner toy in space -- see it go bonkers

Monday  12:27,   16 october 2017
CBS News

Just when you thought the fidget spinner rage was subsiding, astronauts on the International Space Station get one of their ownThe video kicks off with the spinner floating unmoored and rotating around at a rapid pace. "Allowing the fidget spinner[...]

Keep your old videos, music, and photos safe forever

Sunday  22:56,   15 october 2017
Popular Science

The computer age has transformed everything from the way we capture precious moments to the way we watch movies. We've switched from film photos to digital images, VHS tapes to streaming videos, vinyl to music files...you get the picture. However,[...]

Android's 'instant' apps are now leaner and faster

Sunday  22:56,   15 october 2017
Engadget

Right now, Google's instant Android apps don't quite live up to their billing. Google has to load support for every possible device, which can slow down access to the app and chew up valuable space. That shouldn't be an issue going[...]

Atlas V Rocket Launches New US Spy Satellite on Secret Mission

Sunday  19:15,   15 october 2017
Space.com

The United States has launched its second secret spy satellite in less than three weeks. The NROL-52 satellite soared into orbit this morning (Oct. 15) atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket, which lifted off at 3:28 a.m. EDT (0728 GMT) [...]

Atlas V Rocket Launches New US Spy Satellite on Secret Mission

Sunday  19:15,   15 october 2017
Space.com

The United States has launched its second secret spy satellite in less than three weeks. The NROL-52 satellite soared into orbit this morning (Oct. 15) atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket, which lifted off at 3:28 a.m. EDT (0728 GMT) [...]

Do the ideal workout headphones really exist?

Sunday  19:11,   15 october 2017
The Verge

My sweat is kryptonite to earbuds that claim to be water-resistant and designed for fitness. In the past few months, I’ve gone through a review unit pair of PowerBeats 3 (sorry Apple) and a set of Jaybird Freedom 2s that I purchased myself — and[...]

Far, Far Away! Glowing Object's Measurement Sets Milky Way Distance Record

Sunday  19:11,   15 october 2017
Space.com

<p>The researchers used a system of 10 radio telescopes in New Mexico called the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) to pinpoint the distance to the glowing, star-forming region.</p>The researchers used a system of 10 radio telescopes in New[...]

3 Reasons Why We Are Addicted To Smartphones

Sunday  19:01,   15 october 2017
International Business Times

Why we love our phones so much might be related to our basic yearnings as human beings, explains a scholar, who is also a pastor.The much-anticipated product launch was followed by millions who watched the event via livestream and on internet[...]

How to stop your iPhone from driving you bonkers with notifications

Sunday  02:36,   15 october 2017
CNBC

If you're tired of getting notifications from every last app on your phone, here's how to cut out the annoying[...]

Everything you need to know about FM radio on your phone

Saturday  22:25,   14 october 2017
CNET

CNET’s Maggie Reardon helps readers with the ins and outs of accessing free radio from a mobile phone -- a potentially key ability in emergency situations.Most smartphones include integrated chipsets that offer a variety of wireless technologies,[...]

How Are Planets Made? Scientists Get Closer to Anwer

Saturday  22:15,   14 october 2017
Newsweek

The key is in how rings of dust around young stars behave.They know that young stars are surrounded by huge disks of dust and gas, and many researchers believe that, gradually, this material either drifts away or comes together to form into planets[...]