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Some TRAPPIST-1 planets may have the right conditions for water Some TRAPPIST-1 planets may have the right conditions for water
- September 01, 2017

The discovery by the Hubble Space Telescope increases the chances of life evolving on planets orbiting Trappist-1, a dwarf star 40 light years from the sun. In this NASA digital illustrationan artist's concept allows us to imagine what it would be like to stand on the surface of the exoplanet TRAPPIST-1f. (more...)
Mom Devastated After Disneyland Refuses to Give Her Son a Princess Makeover Mom Devastated After Disneyland Refuses to Give Her Son a Princess Makeover
- September 01, 2017

After visiting the resort in France twice in the past 10 months, she planned to take Noah back to Disneyland for a Princess for a Day makeover, as an early Christmas present. By clicking "Continue" you will be leaving Disneyland Paris and will be redirected to Hong Kong website to purchase Hong Kong Disneyland Park Tickets from Hong Kong International Theme Parks Limited. (more...)
Instagram Stories now available on mobile web Instagram Stories now available on mobile web
- September 01, 2017

When logged into Instagram.com on a mobile web browser, you will now see stories at the top of your feed just like in the app. Instagram Stories, its Snapchat clone now used by daily more people than Snapchat itself, is coming to the web. (more...)
Apple calls for FCC to keep 'strong, enforceable' net neutrality protections Apple calls for FCC to keep 'strong, enforceable' net neutrality protections
- September 01, 2017

Its filing came from Cynthia Hogan, its vice president of public policy. Democrats have objected to earlier proposals, saying they would weaken the FCC's authority. Ars has reached out to the FCC for comment, but we have not yet received a reply. Citing the current ban on "paid prioritization arrangements", Apple argues that these protections keep the internet on equal footing for all users. (more...)
Stay Under the Radar With DJI's Stealthy Mavic Pro Platinum Stay Under the Radar With DJI's Stealthy Mavic Pro Platinum
- September 01, 2017

The latest, also announced today, adds a new photo mode called Sphere. The refreshed quadcopter addresses two of the only notable shortcomings with last year's Mavic Pro : flight time and noise. This works with the Spark's Panorama mode, which snaps a series of shots and stitches them together, in this case, into a spherical image with a fisheye lens effect. (more...)
Here's Why Tormund Probably Isn't Dead on 'Game of Thrones' Here's Why Tormund Probably Isn't Dead on 'Game of Thrones'
- September 01, 2017

It's a hell of an ending for the season, but not Tormund's life. The season seven finale of Game of Thrones went out with a bang, as the Night King - along with his army of White Walkers, wights, and his ice-breathing dragon - bring the Wall a-tumblin' down. (more...)
Puzzle Fighter Heading To Smart Devices In 2017 Puzzle Fighter Heading To Smart Devices In 2017
- September 01, 2017

There's not much footage beyond this very brief cinematic, but I'm very excited about this. Players would pick characters from Street Fighter or Darkstalkers and compete in puzzles against opponents, dropping pairs of gems, matching them with similar colors, and destroying them with crash gems to damage opponents. (more...)
Sonic Forces launches alongside Xbox One X in November Sonic Forces launches alongside Xbox One X in November
- September 01, 2017

In all honesty, this isn't the most egregious example of pre-order culture. Sonic Forces Bonus Editon comes with four Sonic Forces art cards and the SEGA /ATLUS PACK add-on, which brings 13 in-game outfits and accessories to make your custom hero character look like classic SEGA characters from games like Persona 5 , Jet Set Radio , and Super Monkey Ball . (more...)
Official Shadow of War Orc Tales Trailer Official Shadow of War Orc Tales Trailer
- September 01, 2017

As you beat various war chiefs and bad guys, they would come back stronger and modified depending on how you took them out. Middle-earth: Shadow of War is an open world action RPG that continues on from the events in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor . (more...)
Mom delivers baby inside amniotic sac en route to hospital Mom delivers baby inside amniotic sac en route to hospital
- September 01, 2017

During the drive, the contractions continued to get closer together and more intense and before long, Raelin felt the need to push. She panicked and called 911 but she was not clearly audible. "About [seven] minutes passed that I held this miracle baby in my hands until we made it to the hospital". "The picture is absolutely fantastic", Scurry says, adding that she debated with herself before deciding to share it. (more...)
Three-Mile Asteroid Is About to Buzz the Earth Three-Mile Asteroid Is About to Buzz the Earth
- September 01, 2017

Florence is a stony asteroid that orbits the sun at a distance of between one and 2.5 astronomical units (an astronomical unit is the distance between the Earth and the Sun.) Though the asteroid is considered a potentially hazardous object, due to its passing close to our planet from time to time, it will not pass as close again until about the year 2500. (more...)
Tinder Gold Lets You See Who Swiped Right On You Tinder Gold Lets You See Who Swiped Right On You
- September 01, 2017

Once you've downloaded Tinder Gold, you'll be able to navigate to a " Likes You " section where you can see everyone who has swiped right on you. Its chief competitor, Bumble, already gives users the ability to pay for a short list of suitors who've liked them, and many smaller rivals have done the same. (more...)
South Korea miss World Cup chance after draw with 10-man Iran South Korea miss World Cup chance after draw with 10-man Iran
- September 01, 2017

Iran, having already booked their berth in the 2018 World Cup finals in Russian Federation, faced South Korea at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on Thursday in an Asian zone qualifier before playing Syria at Tehran's Azadi Stadium on September 5. (more...)
Street Fighter 2 is being re-released on a Super Nintendo cartridge Street Fighter 2 is being re-released on a Super Nintendo cartridge
- August 31, 2017

The Street Fighter II reproduction is unaffiliated with Nintendo itself, but that won't likely matter to collectors. In addition to the release of Menat and costumes for four characters in Street Fighter 5, Capcom has released a special cartridge of Street Fighter 2 . (more...)
Check Out The New Destiny 2 Live-Action Launch Trailer Check Out The New Destiny 2 Live-Action Launch Trailer
- August 31, 2017

The latest in a long line of live action Destiny trailers, this Beastie Boys-scored spot begins with Cayde-6, voiced as ever by Nathan Fillion , introducing a trio of freshly resurrected Guardians to their new life in a world bereft of comforts. (more...)
BMW Unveils Its Official MINI Electric Concept BMW Unveils Its Official MINI Electric Concept
- August 31, 2017

Last year BMW boss Harald Kr├╝ger promised an all-electric Mini by 2019, and at the upcoming Frankfurt motor show the latest concept vehicle will give us a preview of the real thing. "The Mini Electric Concept is a quintessential Mini: compact, agile, simply the ideal companion for everyday driving", said, BMW Group Senior Vice-President of Design, Adrian van Hooydonk said. (more...)
ASUS ROG Chimera Gaming Laptop Price, Specs, And Release Date ASUS ROG Chimera Gaming Laptop Price, Specs, And Release Date
- August 31, 2017

I got a chance to play with the ROG Chimera, and I never want to go back to a normal gaming laptop display ever again. There is now no information regarding pricing and availability of the ROG Strix SCAR. Then there is the ROG Strix GL702VI , featuring Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 graphics, Windows 10 Pro, the latest Intel Core i7 processor, a 120Hz G-SYNC panel, and a four-zone Aura RGB keyboard. (more...)
Battlefield 1 In The Name of the Tsar DLC Launch Date Announced Battlefield 1 In The Name of the Tsar DLC Launch Date Announced
- August 31, 2017

According to EA, this is the " most extensive expansion yet " and will cost about $15 United States dollars if you did not buy the Premium Pass. The others are: Albion , Galicia , Brusilov Keep , Tsaritsyn (which you can see the first gameplay of in the video above), and Volga River . (more...)
Sony to release its own smart speaker Sony to release its own smart speaker
- August 31, 2017

Nearly central to the LF-S50G speaker are LED lights indicating the time, while four LED circles appear above the time when Google Assistant is activated or listening. In terms of hardware, it has a full range speaker driver for mid-range vocals and high trebles, while a separate subwoofer handles the low-end bass. The inside smarts are the same, with Google listening for your command and following your instructions. (more...)
Niantic's is about to make some changes Raids and Go Plus Niantic's is about to make some changes Raids and Go Plus
- August 31, 2017

Entei can be found in Europe and Africa, Raikou can be battled in the Americas, and Suicune can be caught in the Asia-Pacific region until September 30. You can also check your Pokemon's moves list in the Pokemon Collection by using @. A player can take only six Pokemon to Gym Battles, so players are advised to choose wisely. (more...)
Moto X4 confirmed to be unveiled at IFA 2017 Moto X4 confirmed to be unveiled at IFA 2017
- August 31, 2017

Recollecting some key specifications, the Moto X4 will feature a 5.2-inch Full HD AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 424ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Both Moto G5s Plus and G5 Plus are backed by a 3000mAh battery which lasts for a day. Other purported Moto X4 specs include a fingerprint scanner embedded on the home button and an IP68 certification, which means it is resistant to dust and can survive a 30-minute dip in shallow water. (more...)
Moto X4 confirmed to be unveiled at IFA 2017 Moto X4 confirmed to be unveiled at IFA 2017
- August 31, 2017

Recollecting some key specifications, the Moto X4 will feature a 5.2-inch Full HD AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 424ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Both Moto G5s Plus and G5 Plus are backed by a 3000mAh battery which lasts for a day. Other purported Moto X4 specs include a fingerprint scanner embedded on the home button and an IP68 certification, which means it is resistant to dust and can survive a 30-minute dip in shallow water. (more...)
Scientists detect 15 radio pulses, possibly from an alien spacecraft Scientists detect 15 radio pulses, possibly from an alien spacecraft
- August 31, 2017

In 2015, the same source became the first object to ever recorded repeating a radio burst. Soon after the radio bursts were detected, there are talks that these bursts may be coming from an alien spaceship. Breakthrough Listen is the biggest initiative till date that aims to find evidence of extraterrestrial life forms. This was the first time when the higher frequency FRBs, also dubbed as the "repeater", were received by scientists . (more...)
Maruti Suzuki opens Arena to sell two million cars by 2020 Maruti Suzuki opens Arena to sell two million cars by 2020
- August 31, 2017

Customers can no book their cars and even personalize models on the new website. That said, existing showrooms will be upgraded into Maruti Suzuki ARENA outlets to provide a better experience to customers across India. "Simultaneously, Maruti Suzuki ARENA is powered by technology to use the digital medium to connect with the customers", said the spokesperson of the company in a press release. (more...)
Sony to unveil Xperia XZ1 and more at IFA 2017 Sony to unveil Xperia XZ1 and more at IFA 2017
- August 31, 2017

We're not yet privy to official details on what's coming, but it's likely that we'll see a fresh round of Xperia smartphones debuting. Not everyone cares about having no borders around their screens . The phone is expected to sport 4 GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage . Amazingly, the battery is actually the same at 2,700 mAh, despite the smaller body. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 might land in China on 13th September Samsung Galaxy Note 8 might land in China on 13th September
- August 31, 2017

Wherein, Samsung has already rolled out the base model of Note 8 with a 6GB of RAM. According to the sources, Apple will showcase the presumed iPhone 8 on September 12, with the official release expected to start within a week from the showcase event. (more...)
LG finally unveils the V30 in all of its glory LG finally unveils the V30 in all of its glory
- August 31, 2017

Further, LG V30 has IP68 certification (water and dust resistant), voice recognition and face recognition. The ticker display is dead, long live the Floating Bar! Think of it as the successor to both last year's V20 and the G6 combined, with a 18:9 ratio OLED display that stretches nearly the entire length of the phone . (more...)
Brighton Jones Acquires $508000 in Activision Blizzard, Brighton Jones Acquires $508000 in Activision Blizzard,
- August 31, 2017

About 680,085 shares traded. The average Wall Street analyst rating for Activision Blizzard, Inc.is Strong Buy, according to the average of 18 analyst scores. Morhaime Michael sold $1.46M worth of stock. Standard Life Invests Ltd stated it has 0.79% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides if their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold". (more...)
Game of Thrones' Isaac Hempstead-Wright talks biggest Bran theories Game of Thrones' Isaac Hempstead-Wright talks biggest Bran theories
- August 31, 2017

When questioned about the Night King theory, Hempstead-Wright stated that he "doesn't know " if there's a world where that could actually happen, but admitted that he could be proven wrong given what has happened in past seasons. In one of the greatest fist bump moments of the show's entire run, we saw Littlefinger's great #GameofThrones chessboard unravel before our eyes. (more...)
Instagram Hack Compromises High-Profile Contact Info Instagram Hack Compromises High-Profile Contact Info
- August 31, 2017

Instagram says hackers targeted high-profile accounts. "No account passwords were exposed". Instagram said that at the moment, it believed that the hack targeted high-profile users. That likely explains what happened to Gomez, who has 125 million followers on Instagram . Earlier this week, entertainment business publication Variety reported that the Instagram account of singer and actress Selena Gomez was hacked. (more...)