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Apple Debuts Red iPhone 7, Cheaper iPad, New Video App


Say hello to the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition. Apple has just introduced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition. It was supposed to be Apple's new flagship tablet with the added capabilities that came with its Pencil stylus and keyboard accessory, but has failed to generate much excitement as a replacement for laptops. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro May Launch In The US Soon

Samsung may have only announced the Galaxy Tab S3 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last month, but it also did some secret demos behind the scenes. "When the technology is complete, this can significantly reduce power consumption", the person said. A polarizer is an optical filter which lets light waves of specific polarization pass and blocks light waves of other polarizations. Read More »

Math Nerds Unite As Tuesday Is National Pi Day


Or, simply put, the distance around a circle, divided by the distance across a circle. March 14 also happens to be Albert Einstein's birthday, so it is the flawless day for math challenges and math fun! "The critic watched "American Pi" and gave it 3.14159 stars". Read More »

Apple: Muted Praise for New iPad, Red iPhone


Apple's listing the new iPad 9.7 with a starting price of $329/£339/AU$469 for a 32GB Wi-Fi model, and it tops out at $559/£559/AU$799 for a 128GB Wi-Fi and cellular version. The starting price for the device is $749 (US). Visit for more information on this news. The new iPad is not expected to be available in Ireland until April or May. Read More »

Using virtual reality to catch a real ball


Disney Research, an arm of The Walt Disney Company, does broad research that applies across the company's media and entertainment efforts. Virtual reality (VR) has been getting pretty mind-blowing over the past few years, with even commercially available headsets providing some insanely convincing VR experiences. Read More »

Canada commits $119.25 m to IDPs in Nigeria, three others


The minister of International Development and La Francophonie of Canada, Hon. In response, Ahmed D. Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced on Friday that Canada will provide $119.25 million in humanitarian funding to respond to needs of crisis-affected people in Nigeria, Somalia , South Sudan and Yemen. Read More »

New Samsung Galaxy S8 press pic leak shows phone from all angles


Therefore we may see top quality camera features this time. The phones will be powered with Bixby , a digital assistant that should act as a competition to Google Assistant, Siri and Alexa. 9to5Mac projects that Samsung Galaxy S8 shipments will reach 40-45 million unit in 2017 that is lower than the 52 million units of Galaxy S7 a year ago. Read More »

Dino Melaye In Alleged University Certificate Scandal


Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye wants the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu to arrest and prosecute him if he discovered that he did not graduate from Amadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, Kaduna State. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 colour options and price revealed


Samsung introduced its Pink Gold colour option for its Galaxy S7 edge smartphone past year. The iPhone 8 is believed to include a 5.8-inch AMOLED display and, like the new Galaxy phones, to be completed glass encased with no physical buttons. Read More »

Trump signs bill authorizing NASA funding, Mars exploration


President Trump allocated $19.1 billion for NASA in his budget, which is an improvement over the past ten years when the agency saw the end of the space shuttle program. "The President's signature on this legislation reinforces our commitment to human space exploration and American innovation". Directs NASA to specifically designate a human presence on the surface of Mars and beyond low-earth orbit as a long-term goal, a position supported by the Spaceflight Committee's report as well as ... Read More »

Honda Cars launch WR-V, aims to stay as Premium brand


Jnaneswar Sen, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd. said, "Due to the increase in freight charges and input costs, we are forced to consider increasing the vehicle prices for most of our models". The petrol engine returns best in class claimed fuel efficiency of 25.5kmpl while diesel models boast of 17.5kmpl. "With the launch of the Honda WR-V, we would like to provide joy for recreational usage and comfortable driving for daily use in the city for customers in ... Read More »

Head of Google Europe apologises over ads on extremist content


Google has responded to major companies withdrawing online adverts by promising to take "a tougher stance on hateful, offensive and derogatory content ". Google's Chief Business Office, Philipp Schindler , has admitted that while there are policies in place controlling the ad network, "at times we don't get it right". Read More »

County council to support Earth Hour once again


WWF's Earth Hour is a symbolic lights-out event which bids to focus the world's attention on our planet, and the need to protect it. THE Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) would like you to conserve energy and be part of the worldwide movement on March 25, and switch off all your lights between 8.30pm and 9.30pm, to make a positive impact on the environment. Read More »

Analytical Preview of Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL)

Finally, FBR & Co restated a "hold" rating and issued a $13.00 target price on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp in a report on Sunday, January 8th. The stock recently closed its previous session at $9.15 by showing a percentage change of -0.11% from its previous day closing price of $9.16. Read More »

GameStop: Nintendo Switch Sales are "Phenomenal", Could Sell Better Than the Wii


The console remains hard to find on Hight Streets on both sides of the Atlantic, and now Eric Bright has told GameRant that he thinks it could outpace Nintendo's most successful ever home console. Stocks will update on GAME, GameStop & Amazon shortly. GameStop shares that their console is performing strong at the stores. Or you can always just wait for Nintendo to whip up more Nintendo Switch units-anyway, they're producing 16 million of those bad boys. Read More »

Africa Trade Summit in US Had Zero Africans After Visas Denied


Summit took place this weekend at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Flowers told the Guardian that no citizens from those countries sought visas for the event. "In a couple of years, USA officials and businesses alike will complain that other global players such as China will have replaced them on the fastest growing continent on earth." yet another added. Read More »

Twitter prepares to open up live video API


Whether the release will enable Twitter to compete with Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat in the live video arena remains to be seen. More than 15 events in the ESL One, Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) and DreamHack circuits will be live streamed globally on Twitter and connected devices. Read More »

New Pieces Added to Monopoly Will Be Released in August


But the boot got the boot, and so did the wheelbarrow and the thimble. The new lineup was unveiled just ahead of World Monopoly Day, which is officially recognized on March 19. The most recent online poll - held in January - drew more than 4.3 million votes from 146 countries. Times are changing on the Monopoly board. The vehicle was fourth with 165,083; the ducky was fifth with 160,485; the cat was sixth with 154,165; the penguin waddled into seventh place with 146,661; and the battleship ... Read More »

Fire Emblem: Shadows of Valentia Collectors Edition Announced


Battles in the Fire Emblem series see players take their small force of recruited soldiers against increasingly powerful armies in turn-based battles that require careful tactical planning, as mistakes or failed attacks will see units become exposed and vulnerable to enemy attack. Read More »

'Sean Spicer doesn't believe Sean Spicer at this point'

President Donald Trump is one frequently teed-off POTUS . "According to a reporter who was in Florida with the president, Trump spent more than four hours at his golf club before returning to Mar-a-Lago, where he is expected to have dinner with Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter", a report from The Hill noted. Read More »

Apple introduces Red edition iPhone 7, upgrades iPhone SE


The tablet has received a few noteworthy upgrades from its predecessor, including a beefier hardware setup under the hood. It has had an under the hood upgrade, though, with Apple swapping out the old A8X processor with its newer A9 chip, and it's chunkier than the 6.1mm-thick iPad Air at 7.5mm. Read More »

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker's Memory coming west in early 2018


Here's a very quiet bit of footage released in Japan. Bandai Namco was quick to follow that up with the announcement of a western release , with the PS4 and PS Vita game now set for an early 2018 launch. Though it doesn't look like playing a female protagonist is an option this time around, I am looking forward to more Digimon RPG action with a Persona flair. Read More »

Featherweight Lotus Elise Sprint launches 2017 Elise range


The Lotus Elise Sprint receives a 41kg reduction in weight, to achieve a dry weight of just 798kg, which is the biggest reduction in weight since the introduction of the first generation Elise. The base 1.6-litre Sprint is £37,300 (0-60mph in 5.9sec), while the full-fat Sprint 220 with its 1.8-litre supercharged engine (0-60mph in 4.1sec) is £44,300. Read More »

Fox takes analyst off air after 'GCHQ bugging' report

He worked as a television analyst for several years before starting his own blog on terrorism and intelligence. And his information differed from what Napolitano said on Fox News , he said. During a press conference, Spicer referred to Andrew Napolitano's comments that implied that the GCHQ was behind the illegal surveillance of Trump Tower. Read More »

UCF uses late free throws to top Illinois State, advance in NIT


It's been almost a week and a half since IL basketball fired John Groce, but his team will still be playing in the NIT for at least one more game. Deontae Hawkins paced Illinois State with 15 points. Leading the way for Boise State was Chandler Hutchison, who scored 17 points. Abrams, a sixth-year guard, scored 13 of his team-high 18 points in the second half to lead IL, which advanced to face fourth-seeded Central Florida (23-11) in quarterfinal action on Wednesday night. Read More »

AccuWeather launches a new app for weather forecasts in virtual reality


Interested users can find the app within the Oculus app, as well as on the Oculus Experiences store . The app is called "AccuWeather - Weather for Life", and it provides two major features. AccuWeather has officially announced a new virtual reality app for the Samsung Gear VR, making the weather forecast more immersive than ever. Over 1.5 billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. Read More »

Air Force veteran to escort "Katrina Girl" to JROTC ball


During the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Air Force Master Sergeant Mike Maroney rescued a little girl and her family from the floodwaters. They reunited just a month after the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. They were reunited on a TV talk show in 2015. Maroney posted to Instagram a picture of the two of them from their last meeting, saying how excited he was to see her. Read More »

Baby is 'sticking out' but labor hasn't started


Dr. Tim also observed that April the Giraffe's behavior had been "a little off" as of late, as she was a bit slow to run over to "kiss the camera for carrots" after he visited her pen. Once the calf is born, it will remain in the barn with April until naturally weened from his or her mother. Nevertheless, April is in "great physical and mental condition", and the vets who have been monitoring her say they're pleased with her progress. Read More »