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Samsung downplays Galaxy S8's 'red-tinted' display

They said that the red hue seems to be worse in certain areas, especially towards the top and bottom and the sides. As reported by the Korea Herald , some S8 users are complaining of a "reddish tint" to the smartphone's display. "If the colour still appears to be reddish, customers can change it at the service centre". These are not serious problems but some people complain about it, citing lack of innovation and poor design as reasons for the issues. Read More »

Could United Airlines Earnings Ever Have Been Good Enough?

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Imperial Capital reissued an "in-line" rating and issued a $82.00 price target on shares of United Continental Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, February 1st. United Continental Holdings has a one year low of $37.41 and a one year high of $76.80. The airline reported adjusted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.41 on revenues of $8.42 billion. Read More »

Nearby earth-like planet may be just right for life

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Thus, the prospect of an exoplanet with a sustained atmosphere is extremely exciting, especially for alien hunters and for those on the search for Earth 2.0. But just like Earth, this planet sits in the coveted habitable zone, the region around a star where temperatures are just right for liquid water to pool on a planet's surface. Read More »

Pence Vows 'Overwhelming' US Response To North Korea

In response, the general staff of the North Korean armed forces threatened to launch a strike against U.S. military bases in Japan and South Korea, as well as the presidential residence in Seoul in case of USA aggression. Defence officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan, who were in Tokyo for trilateral security talks, said in a statement North Korea should give up its weapons development irrevocably. Read More »

Corbyn attacks May's plan for snap election despite Parly backing

After debating the motion put forward by May in the House of Commons, 522 of the 650 sitting MPs voted in favour of the June 8 election, passing the threshold of two-thirds needed to approve the plan. If Britain leaves the EU as planned in 2019, there could be a further two- or three-year transition period before the 2022 election, during which the United Kingdom might remain in the single market and customs union - and maintain free movement - while it negotiates a future trade deal. Read More »

Facebook to push augmented reality

It seems Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook also loves " Pokemon GO ". And behind the scenes, the company has been working on more advanced AR, capable of recognizing individual objects in videos, blending the real world with animated objects, and creating 3D scenes from 2D photos. Read More »

Atlas V Rocket Launches Private Cygnus Cargo Ship to Space Station

The Atlas V rocket is carrying Cygnus cargo vessel OA-7, the S.S. John Glenn, on the seventh operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station in support of NASA's Commercial Resupply Services program. If everything goes well, the spacecraft will arrive at the space station on April 22 and will stay there until July, when it will depart with several tons of trash for a fiery reentry into Earth's atmosphere. Read More »

NASA Livestreams 360-Degree View Of Rocket Launch

Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft is packed with more than 7,600 pounds of science experiments, supplies and cargo for the crew of the ISS. It's due there Saturday, two days after the arrival of two fresh astronauts. 8, 2016 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Recognising the exciting possibilities opened up by applying this new technology to space flights, NASA , ULA and Orbital ATK seized this opportunity to virtually place the public at the base of the rocket during launch. Read More »

Watch today's rocket launch in new live 360-degree view

The streaming video will cover the launch of an uncrewed United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket loaded with supplies bound for the International Space Station . "We're really, really going to miss hearing your golden voice on console during launch, George", said Kennedy Space Center's director, Robert Cabana, patting him on the back. Read More »

Timeline of Aaron Hernandez's legal problems

The rate in MA is 32 suicides per 100,000 inmates, compared to the nationwide rate of 16 suicides per 100,000 inmates, according to a Bureau of Justice Statistics report released in December 2016 . The Massachusetts Department of Corrections said in a statement that officers found the 27-year-old hanging in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley at 3:05 a.m. Read More »

Preorder customers in Korea get first crack at Samsung Galaxy S8

In the U.S., the release date of Samsung Galaxy S8 is pushed back because the smart assistant Bixby is not able to understand English. With the Note7 debacle barely behind it, Samsung needs to deal with this issue swiftly and firmly, so as not to let it affect upcoming sales of the Galaxy S8. Read More »

Runoff in Georgia House race could test Trump

A voter casts a ballot in a special election in Atlanta, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. The Republican campaign was split across 11 candidates, weakening the party's hold over a district that was once held by right-wing conservative Newt Gingrich. Read More »

Trump seems confused about who is in charge of North Korea

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McMaster on Sunday, just hours after North Korea conducted another failed ballistic missile test. Trump himself has highlighted China's cooperation with the United States on Twitter. Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamGraham: I'm "all in" for Trump Graham: US on a collision course with North Korea Five hurdles to avoiding a government shutdown MORE (R-S.C.) says he is "all in" for President Trump despite his contentious relationship with Trump during the election. Read More »

Large asteroid to pass close to Earth on Wednesday

A Slooh spokesman said: "The Rock's close approach on the 19th will not bring it on a collision course with the planet, as it passes at a safe distance, but its size, proximity, and speed are an alarming reminder of just how close these destructive chunks of space debris come to Earth on an nearly daily basis". Read More »

What Is Apple Really Planning to Do With Self-Driving Cars?

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Apple registered six drivers that monitor these cars. "This is not necessarily automobiles as initially rumored, but software or possibly hardware associated with autonomous technology", Theodore said. Meanwhle, Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler and supplier Robert Bosch, the world's largest automotive supplier, are collaborating to develop "robo-taxis". Read More »

Galaxy S8's Bixby could be the biggest fail yet for Samsung

According to a source cited by the Wall Street Journal , Samsung's new Bixby artificial intelligence assistant isn't ready for its English-language launch. The Bixby Assistant was the most talked about thing after the Infinity display. With a dedicated launch button, Bixby was touted as an aide to help users better perform various tasks with their smartphones. Read More »

Project Scorpio Pre-Order Appears on Amazon

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Microsoft is planning to unveil its Xbox Project Scorpio specifications during an "exclusive Xbox Scorpio reveal" on Thursday at 9 AM ET. Although much like it, there will be no exclusive games for the Scorpio. The only question remaining was when Microsoft would actually let us see Scorpio. Microsoft says it's the most powerful console ever made and that it will be clearly more powerful than the PlayStation 4 Pro, which came out a year ago. Read More »

Here's how much United States missile attack in Syria cost

Tri-state senators say the US should respond to Syrian chemical weapon attacks, but disagreed on whether President Donald Trump had the authority to order Thursday's missile strikes against a Syrian airbase. "Think about that. Russian Federation is supposed to have removed all of the chemical weapons from Syria, but obviously, that has not happened as innocent Syrians continue to be murdered in chemical attacks", she said. Read More »

LA Galaxy on brink of signing Man Utd striker I

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Sixth-placed United have not lost a league game since their 4-0 defeat by Chelsea in October. They can create but, naturally, they are not the kind of guy that is a killer. "That's the answer, win the remaining games". The 22-year-old attacking midfielder is now on loan at Sunderland and will be ineligible to feature on Sunday (9 April) as David Moyes' basement-dwellers entertain his parent club at the Stadium of Light. Read More »

Trump suggests Susan Rice unmasking requests may be criminal

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The New York Times reports: " President Trump sought to turn attention away from the Russian Federation investigation on Monday, saying that "the real story" was what he called a "crooked scheme against us" by President Barack Obama's team to mine American intelligence reports for information about him during last year's presidential campaign". Read More »

Severe winter storm rattles Northeast US, claims 4 lives

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The late-season snowstorm continued to dump snow, sleet and freezing rain in New England into Tuesday evening. The rare mid-March "nor'easter" was tapering off over upstate NY and northern New England after dumping as much as a foot (30 cm) of snow with gale-force winds throughout the region on Tuesday, the weather service said. Read More »

The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

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After which the player should proceed to Skull Lake where they will find Kliton in the land mass at the left eye of the lake. Players will also need to do this during the evening. It will take time, considering that three to four Mons are what players usually get after killing monsters. Monday is essentially a currency that Kilton trades for monster parts. Read More »

IPhone 8: New Touch ID tech could push back release date

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Reports also confirmed that Apple had ignored the Natural ID fingerprint sensor technology of Synaptics and Qualcomm's Sense ID tech for the iPhone 8. Earlier, sources from the Apple supply chain claimed that the company will ramp up iPhone 8 production in June. While Digitimes seems to have a fairly decent track record, the report should be taken with caution. Read More »

All Of The Shrine Locations In Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

Gaming companies tend to launch their big consoles and games shortly before Christmas, using the summer's video game symposium E3 to drum up interest in their biggest titles. A review from TechCrunch , however, attests that the Nintendo Switch's charm is not just limited to the high-rated fantasy game, but it does also offer a good gaming experience. Read More »

Oppo F3 and F3 Plus with Dual front camera setup coming soon

Based on what we can see on the banners, the F3 and F3 Plus feature a full-metal body, and the design of the back panel is quite similar to the predecessors. It will come with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The smartphone will run on Android Nougat operating system. It looks like the Chinese maker is looking forward to bring in dual-lens configurations for the front camera setup to levitate their position as the selfie experts. Read More »

Giraffe cam at Animal Adventure Park

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Video of the 15-year-old giraffe mommy-to-be, who is at the Animal Adventure Park in NY, went viral last week as millions of people stayed glued to her story. "Still no baby, we have not announced active labor, mom and baby are happy and healthy". A new live feed was created later and streaming resumed. Read More »

Mars rover catches 'dust devils' swirling on red planet

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This images shows a dust-carrying whirlwind, called a dust devil, scooting across ground inside Gale Crater. The Curiosity Mars Rover recently spotted these meteorological events while it was studying active, shifting sand dunes. The pictures support a theory that wind is shaping the landscape on Mars. "We combine that with the local detail and ground-truth we get from the rover", said Mackenzie Day of the University of Texas, Austin, lead author of a research report in the journal Icarus ... Read More »

Zelda Breath of the Wild 1.1.0 patch notes for Day One

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None of the shifts in scenery seen in prior releases drastically affected gameplay but based on what we've got, weather and the time of day adds a certain layer of realism unfound in every Zelda game before Breath of the Wild and also, in many Triple A adventure games of today. Read More »

Estimated Game Length For Horizon: Zero Dawn

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Players will be dropped into an open world full of attractive vistas and terrifying, mechanical beasts to overcome. You can clearly see the hard work as well as the amount of money put into this game. Horizon Zero Dawn has been in development since the release of Killzone 3 so this budget figure appears to be rather low compared to the production timeline. Read More »

Latest on storm Dineo

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South African Weather Service chief forecaster Kevin Rae said that Dineo‚ classified for now as a Severe Tropical Storm‚ would gather strength as it reached the coast of Mozambique late on Wednesday evening‚ near Massinga‚ north of Inhambane. Read More »

'2.0' actress Amy Jackson's phone hacked, pictures leaked on social media

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It is learned that this hack might have happened in a mobile store in Mumbai where Amy Jackson went for some kind of service. Amy keeps teasing her fans with her steamy pictures and this is one of those. Reportedly, Amy also explained,"I was shocked when this happened". This isn't a trivial matter and has to be taken up seriously. She has registered the complaint with Cyber crime cell in London. Read More »

IPad Mini 5 to Be Renamed as iPad Pro Mini?

However, it may so happen that the mini tablet could be renamed as iPad Pro Mini. Although many expect the same screen size as in case of the iPad Mini 4, the Mini 5 might come with higher screen resolution. Apple will reportedly make the iPad mini 5 lighter and thinner than the predecessor. The upcoming iPad mini 5 will reportedly be powered by the A9 or A10 processor. Read More »

Camping Resets Body Clock, Even If It's a Short Trip

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For those who hate the outdoors, that's okay too. "Our modern environment has really changed the timing of our internal clocks, but also the timing of when we sleep relative to our clock", Kenneth Wright, lead contact of the study and director of the sleep and chronobiology lab at the University of Colorado in Boulder, told The Guardian . Read More »