News: Tech & Science

Samsung’s unannounced Galaxy A8 and A8 Plus expected to have dual front cameras

Wednesday  17:06,   13 december 2017
The Verge

A new generation of Samsung’s Galaxy A-series phones are rumored for a release this January, as reported by Android Police. A user manual was uploaded online to Samsung’s website, which provides minimal details on what we can expect for next year’s [...]

iMac Pro will be available Dec. 14

Wednesday  17:06,   13 december 2017
CNET

Apple says the new high-end all-in-one will go on sale Thursday.An update to Apple's website on Tuesday delivered the release date: Dec.[...]

5 of the Most Incredible Discoveries from NASA's Kepler

Wednesday  10:25,   13 december 2017
Newsweek

The lipstick-shaped satellite has already done incredible science, whatever news Thursday's announcement brings.And although the Kepler mission itself formally ended after two parts failed, the satellite is still chugging along doing science[...]

Google to Open Beijing AI Center in Latest Expansion in China

Wednesday  10:25,   13 december 2017
Bloomberg

Google is deepening its push into China as it seeks an edge in one of technology’s most competitive fields: artificial intelligence. The Alphabet Inc. unit will announce the opening of a new Beijing research facility on Wednesday during its second[...]

12 best gadgets in the world today: T3's definitive list of the top tech you can own

Wednesday  10:22,   13 december 2017
T3

HP Spectre 13, Sonos One, and Bowers & Wilkins PX make the cut in T3's ultimate tech guideThis list will only be updated when something new emerges that is capable of toppling an existing product from its perch – there may therefore be[...]

AT&T begins testing high-speed internet over power lines

Wednesday  10:22,   13 december 2017
Reuters

AT&T aims to eventually deliver speeds faster than the 1 gigabit per second consumers can currently get through fiber internet service using high-frequency airwaves that travel along power lines. While the Georgia trial is in a rural area,[...]

Five features we need to see on the iPhone, Samsung Galaxy and Pixel next year

Wednesday  04:50,   13 december 2017
International Business Times

<p>Do we have to spend the rest of our lives running out of storage and battery?</p>But that does not mean smartphones are perfect just yet, there are still a fair few features[...]

Instagram becomes an interest network with hashtag following

Tuesday  19:24,   12 december 2017
TechCrunch

Instagram has always been a social network where you follow friends and creators, but today it's evolving with new way to follow hashtags so you see top posts and Stories about a topic on your home page. Rather than having to dig this content[...]

Apple's pushing into gyms with GymKit: What you need to know

Tuesday  19:24,   12 december 2017
CNET

The Apple Watch can now tap-to-pair with new connected fitness machines. Here's how it works.Apple just made connecting to treadmills and ellipticals as easy as tapping your Apple Watch on a piece of gym[...]

Facebook to book advertising revenue locally amid political pressure

Tuesday  19:23,   12 december 2017
Reuters

<p>Social media giant Facebook said on Tuesday it would start booking advertising revenue locally instead of re-routing it via its international headquarters in Dublin although the move is unlikely to result in it paying much more[...]

Tinder's new feature is a social feed from your matches

Tuesday  19:23,   12 december 2017
Engadget UK

Today, Tinder introduced a new feature called "Feed," which allows you to learn more about the people you're most interested in by learning more about them. From Instagram posts to their favorite artists on Spotify, Feed works with[...]

New Galaxy S9 Leaks Reveal Samsung's Hidden Secret

Tuesday  15:06,   12 december 2017
Forbes

Samsung is testing out a second variant of the Galaxy S9 flagship in China according to the latest leaks. The South Korean company is testing two S9 and two S9 plus variants - with single SIM and dual SIM versions of the two flagship handsets being[...]

Here’s how to find and share your 9 best Instagram pics of 2017

Tuesday  15:06,   12 december 2017
MSN

Wondering which of your Instagram posts scored the most likes this year ? There’s an app for that, and it generates a handy grid of your nine top posts, which you can happily publish on your profile for all your followers to enjoy.Simply visit[...]

Google Storyboard turns your videos into comic strips

Tuesday  12:06,   12 december 2017
MSN

Google just launched three experimental photography apps on Product Hunt. My favorite one is Storyboard, which lets you automatically turn your videos into a one-page comic strip. It’s still early days, so the app is super-sparse at the moment. Just [...]

Imgur's Snacks is a Story-like collection of curated GIFs

Tuesday  12:06,   12 december 2017
Engadget UK

Imgur began as a way for Redditors to share images quickly and easily, but has grown into a pretty robust site and accompanying mobile app. Last week, the company announced two new features that should help you find more time-wasting goodness: a[...]