Sci-tech

Status Orange Low Temperature Warning issued for Galway

Status Orange Low Temperature Warning issued for Galway It is likely that an overnight frost will make driving conditions hazardous and motorists and pedestrians are being urged to excercise caution. "Slow down and leave yourself more time to reach your destination". It will be cold with an added wind chill from a brisk easterly wind with a maximum temperature of 7 °C. "Tonight will become cloudy with patchy rain or drizzle". [Full Article...]

Windows Meltdown-Spectre patches: If you haven't got them, blame your antivirus

Windows Meltdown-Spectre patches: If you haven't got them, blame your antivirus Earlier this week, Microsoft has already released emergency Windows Update to address the ongoing security concerns with Intel and AMD chipsets on PCs. A Microsoft spokesperson confirmed to The Verge that the updates are currently rolling out now, and they can be downloaded by either checking with the device's internal update system or by visiting the Microsoft Download Center . [Full Article...]

Apple Releases New Security Updates to Protect Safari Against the Spectre Attack

Tech companies typically withhold details about security problems until fixes are available so that hackers wouldn't have a roadmap to exploit the flaws. Google also released mitigations for its many of products, and said a fix for its Chrome browser will be available later this month. Another variant of Spectre, the company said, has "a near zero risk of exploitation" on its processors. [Full Article...]

HP recalls notebook computer batteries

HP recalls notebook computer batteries If you or anyone at your organisation is now using an HP laptop, downloading the utility or looking up the model number to see if the device's battery has been recalled is an absolute must to prevent a fire from occurring at your home or workplace. [Full Article...]

Kendrick Lamar & TDE To Produce 'Black Panther' Movie Soundtrack

Kendrick Lamar & TDE To Produce 'Black Panther' Movie Soundtrack Lamar, as well as his record label executive Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith, will work to curate the soundtrack for the Marvel film . Lamar and SZA are set to release a single titled " All The Stars ". Lamar added, " Marvel Studios' Black Panther is incredible, from its cast to its director. I'm truly honored to contribute my knowledge of producing sound and writing music alongside Ryan and ... [Full Article...]

Acer and Asus are bringing Amazon Alexa to their laptops

This functionality was supposed to arrive in December, though it hasn't arrived and we haven't seen or heard anything else about the plans. According to Mehedi Hassan of Thurrott .com, Asus and Lenovo are also building new Windows 10 devices to bring a widen availability of Alexa in the market of Windows PCs. [Full Article...]

Bringing it all together with Google Pay

Bringing it all together with Google Pay He said the products being brought together include Android Pay (Google's mobile payments and loyalty platform) and Google Wallet (its peer-to-peer payments app). There's also " Google Tez ", a payment brand in India, which lets users pay bills from companies directly from a bank account in addition to P2P and other payment modes. [Full Article...]

Ford Debuts Details on Diesel F-150 Pickup

Ford Debuts Details on Diesel F-150 Pickup The new Ford F-150 diesel engine will be sourced from the automaker's Dagenham, U.K., plant that already produces a similar engine for Land Rover that's already on sale. Ford says the team that designed the 6.7-litre Power Stroke V8 diesel for its heavy-duty trucks designed the engine for the F-150. "We know that competing diesels with electric cooling fans have to dial back on power under extre... [Full Article...]

Sony Xperia XA2 Mid-Range Android Smartphone Announced

Sony Xperia XA2 Mid-Range Android Smartphone Announced The Xperia XA2 also supports multiple audio technologies for best audio input including Clear Audio+ and runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box which is a welcome addition. Among the two, the Sony Xperia XA2 features a 5.2-inch full-HD (1920x1080 pixels) display that is protected with a Corning Gorilla Glass panel. The Xperia L2 will arrive slightly earlier, in late January - but it mis... [Full Article...]

Burnout Paradise HD Remaster to reportedly release in Japan in March

Burnout Paradise HD Remaster to reportedly release in Japan in March However, fans can not help but hope that the game will have a North American release, as well. It will cost ¥4,104 (which converts to US$36.00). Well, it seems that bit of rumor is true, as a Burnout Paradise PS4 release is indeed coming true! Take your unsafe driving experience to a whole new level with Burnout ™ Paradise . [Full Article...]

Jio Recharge Plans Revised

Jio Recharge Plans Revised Starting with the crop of discounted plans, each is now Rs 50 lighter on the pocket. The telco is also offering an alternative of 50 percent more benefit on existing plans. Jio's Rs. 198, Rs. 398, Rs. 448 and Rs. 498 plan will offer 1.5 GB of 4G data a day with validity of 28 days, 70, 84, and 91 days, respectively. Airtel is offering 2GB data per day with a recharge of Rs 349 . [Full Article...]

Fixing Facebook is my personal mission, says Mark Zuckerberg

Fixing Facebook is my personal mission, says Mark Zuckerberg Zuckerberg says these technologies "take power from centralised systems and put it back into people's hands". Mr Zuckerberg, 33, admitted that the company had "a lot of work to do" to protect its users from hate and abuse, defend against interference from nation states and make sure that time on Facebook was time well spent. [Full Article...]

Facebook to allow users to post stories on Instagram, WhatsApp simultaneously

Facebook to allow users to post stories on Instagram, WhatsApp simultaneously Its safe to say that the number of people using Stories in WhatsApp pails in comparison to those that use Instagram Stories . The text and stickers applied to the Story in Instagram also appear to be part of the cross-posting, included in both. [Full Article...]

Switch is the Fastest Selling Console in US History

The Nintendo Wii remains the best-selling console of all time, according to Fortune . That's the highest total for the first 10 months of any home video game system in US history, surpassing Nintendo's own Wii system, which was the previous record holder with more than 4 million units sold during the same timeframe. [Full Article...]

Feared Dead in North Kashmir Avalanche

Feared Dead in North Kashmir Avalanche Search teams rescued a child from the vehicle while six other passengers were missing. The avalanche struck a cab at Sadhna Top in Tangdhar area on Friday. Police said that a red passenger vehicle was buried under snowas it was swept away. "However, an 11-year old boy was rescued immediately and has been shifted to a Srinagar hospital for treatment". [Full Article...]

Android Nougat starts rolling out for Samsung Galaxy On5 Pro in India

Android Nougat starts rolling out for Samsung Galaxy On5 Pro in India There are several existing smartphones that come with this feature. While MobielKopen suggests the technology could be on the Galaxy X , there's nothing that would stop Samsung from using the same display tech on other mobile devices. [Full Article...]

Indian Banking Apps Hit By Malware; Hackers Are Stealing User Data!

Indian Banking Apps Hit By Malware; Hackers Are Stealing User Data! Once the user ID and password have been entered, it sends the data to a remote server. The malware shows a screen that looks like the real app with the user's current location to prevent him from becoming suspicious. "Because this phishing technique requires consumers to first download a malicious app from outside the official Play store, we recommend only downloading apps from trusted sources", a... [Full Article...]

Bankrupt Mad Catz is somehow back from the dead

Bankrupt Mad Catz is somehow back from the dead Four days into 2018 and already we hear big surprises in the gaming industry, and nothing is as surprising as finding out that Mad Catz is coming back to the industry nearly a year after going bankrupt. fancy mouse-pad. As a result, for this year's CES , the company is going back to basics by resurrecting its classic series including R.A.T gaming mice , S.T.R.I.K.E keyboards and F.R.E.Q head... [Full Article...]

Jimmy Iovine Set To Leave Apple Music This Summer

Jimmy Iovine Set To Leave Apple Music This Summer Apple, for the record, declined to comment; I haven't heard back from Iovine. Apple Music is headed by Robert Kondrk, who reports to content boss Eddy Cue . Iovine's departure would come at a key time for Apple, which has staked the release of its smart speaker, HomePod, around its identity as a music technology pioneer, even as Spotify aims to go public. [Full Article...]

HP Recalls 50000 Laptop Batteries Over Fire Risk

HP Recalls 50000 Laptop Batteries Over Fire Risk HP has issued a battery recall notice for a number of its laptops and mobile workstations sold over the last two years due to concerns that the battery inside these machines could be unsafe and a fire hazard. Customers should go to www.HP.com/go/batteryprogram2018 to see if their battery is included in the recall. Most of the offending batteries are internal, and can't be replaced by users, so... [Full Article...]


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