News: Technology

Apple iOS 11.0.3 Starts Causing Problems

Wednesday  11:47,   18 october 2017
Forbes

iOS 11.0.3 is Apple's latest rushed iOS 11 bug fix and once again it is causing more problems than it fixesI warned about this last week in my iOS 11.0.3 Upgrade Guide given the flurry of user complaints across reddit and social media, leading[...]

German soccer team puts players on your iPhone for AR selfies

Wednesday  11:36,   18 october 2017
Engadget

Sports teams and broadcasters have been going all-in on high-tech initiatives lately. The NFL was an early adopter, with AR features appearing on Fox Sports broadcasts. You can choose which of the three "strips" Robben wears in the app, and [...]

Review: Google's Pixel 2 Is the Best Android Phone for Anyone Tired of Samsung

Wednesday  07:00,   18 october 2017
Time

The new Pixel phones are getting another handy new feature that Samsung phones have long had: an always-on display. That means that even when the screen is turned off, you’ll be able to see things like the time and notifications. It’s a welcome[...]

Google launches advanced Gmail security features for high-risk users

Wednesday  06:25,   18 october 2017
Reuters

Google Inc said on Tuesday that it would roll out an advanced protection program in order to provide stronger security for some users such as government officials and journalists who are at a higher risk of being targeted by hackers. The internet[...]

2018 Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7 To Feature Thin Bezels

Tuesday  18:16,   17 october 2017
International Business Times

The 2018 Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 will both be adopting the same bezel-less design of the Galaxy S8.The high quality renders for the 2018 Samsung Galaxy A5 and A7 were created by Steve Hemmerstoffer (@OnLeaks) in collaboration with[...]

4 Surprising Facts About the Universe We Just Discovered in a Cosmic Breakthrough

Tuesday  18:09,   17 october 2017
Time

News from space always arrives late — and in a discovery announced Monday, that meant 130 million years late.  It was that long ago that two neutron stars in Galaxy NGC 4993, in the Hydra constellation, spiraled in toward one[...]

Wi-Fi has a serious vulnerability. Here's how to stay safe.

Tuesday  18:08,   17 october 2017
Popular Science

The weakness is in the encryption protocol we all use constantly.Here’s what you need to know about the problem, and what to do about[...]

Tracking down a kilonova: The story of how thousands of scientists decoded the year’s biggest discovery

Tuesday  18:08,   17 october 2017
Quartz

This is the backstory to the biggest scientific discovery of 2017.  It began, as most things do these days, with a notification on phones and computers. Scientists working on the LIGO and Virgo collaboration stared at their[...]

4 Surprising Facts About the Universe We Just Discovered in a Cosmic Breakthrough

Tuesday  18:03,   17 october 2017
Time

News from space always arrives late — and in a discovery announced Monday, that meant 130 million years late.  It was that long ago that two neutron stars in Galaxy NGC 4993, in the Hydra constellation, spiraled in toward one[...]

Wi-Fi has a serious vulnerability. Here's how to stay safe.

Tuesday  18:03,   17 october 2017
Popular Science

The weakness is in the encryption protocol we all use constantly.Here’s what you need to know about the problem, and what to do about[...]

Google Maps ditches misleading walking calorie counter

Tuesday  17:33,   17 october 2017
Engadget

An online backlash prompted the change.Taking note of the negative reaction, Google is now dumping the experiment. It confirmed to Engadget that the update was briefly tested on iOS, and has been abandoned based on user[...]

China’s space station is out of control and will smash into Earth within months

Tuesday  14:53,   17 october 2017
BGR

With regular launches from the likes of SpaceX, fantastic photos of far-away worlds sent straight to Earth by high-tech spacecraft, and the very real discussion of Mars colonization, it's easy to forget that humans aren't actually all that[...]

Pricey high-tech features define new smartphone wars

Tuesday  14:53,   17 october 2017
AFP

The front lines of the battle for smartphone dominance over the coming years have grown clearer after Chinese technology firm Huawei presented an AI-powered phone designed to go head-to-head with Samsung and Apple. Features needed to propel a device [...]

Knots Could Explain Why The Universe Is Three-Dimensional

Tuesday  14:53,   17 october 2017
International Business Times

We all usually take the three dimensions of space for granted, as a fundamental fact of life, but why are there only three, and not more or less?Written by researchers from the United States and Europe, the paper’s opening words are: “Although the[...]

Android co-creator's startup sued over connector technology

Tuesday  14:23,   17 october 2017
Reuters

<p>Two of the best-known names in the smartphone hardware business are squaring off in court over new technology that allows phones to connect to devices like cameras without wires or metal connectors.</p>Privately owned Keyssa Inc, backed by[...]