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Elon Musk unveils new SpaceX spacesuit

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Musk, a space enthusiast who plans to send humans to Mars by 2022 at the earliest, said that the picture wasn't a mockup but a photograph of a real suit that is actually functional. The company has designed the new spacesuit to use it on SpaceX's Crew Dragon, a new spacecraft that SpaceX is developing to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) under contracts with government-run space agency NASA . Read More »

SpaceX's latest launch was less exciting, and that's OK

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Eastern, at the beginning of a 42-minute launch window. SpaceX's 2017, however, has been one for the company's history books. The rocket took off from SpaceX's launch facility 4E at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base as planned, carrying the NSPO's FORMOSAT-5 satellite to orbit, where it was deployed successfully. Read More »

Google launches Chrome Enterprise to manage your Chromebook fleet

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IT administrators will be able to build and deploy a single application to handle all of the virtualization needs for Chromebooks , including Android apps and a virtual Windows environment. A dedicated enterprise edition should help increase Chrome OS's appeal in the highly lucrative business IT space. The low price of owning a Chromebook has made Chrome OS an appealing solution in these two verticals, and will no doubt make it as appealing in the enterprise sector. Read More »

Hyundai Santa Cruz truck is coming, officially official now

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But instead of only introducing more bland crossovers or SUVs, it's going with a goddamn small truck, according to Reuters . O'Brien, the company's US vice president of corporate and product planning, refrained from advancing any production timeline for the new model, but did give away some details about other models in the range. Read More »

Apple revises strategy for its self-driving technology

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Layoffs ensued and, under Mansfield, Apple shifted course away from the idea of building its own auto. A report in the New York Times claims that Apple is abandoning any hope of building an Apple Car , and has turned instead to working on the technology that powers autonomous vehicles and cars . Read More »

New 'Overwatch' Short Stars Mei

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Also, she's been in suspended animation for nine years, and she has no way of making contact with the outside world. Through the course of the video, Mei works on patching through a transmission that ends up being a message from none other than Winston attempting to call the Overwatch team back together. Read More »

Samsung confirms it's working on a smart speaker

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Ultimately, Samsung would want to make Bixby a ideal digital assistant so that it can compete on level with Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant, besides SIRI. While Koh did not provide a lot of details - for example, it's not been confirmed if the device will actually be powered by Bixby - he does mention the possibility of an announcement coming "soon". Read More »

Users have stated problems with access to Facebook

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Holding down Shift and then refreshing the page has been suggested as a workaround. In addition, a hard refresh, which clears the cache for a webpage, appears to be working for some users. Fortune reports that Microsoft Edge will load Facebook just fine, but that would mean that you would have to use Microsoft Edge. But the problem resolves itself if you use Incognito mode in Chrome. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Hands On Video

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The Note 8 is gearing up to be the best phablet Samsung has ever launched. However, the camera will be the biggest game-changer for Note 8 . Of course, there is one notable area where the Note 8 is actually a regression from its Note 7 predecessor: battery size . Read More »

Meizu announces M6 Note smartphone with dual-lens camera

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Talking about its software fronts, the Meizu M6 Note runs on Google's Android 7.1.2 Nougat operating system with company's proprietary Flyme 6.0 custom UI skin running on top. The resolution of the display of M6 Note is 1080×1920 pixels. The Meizu M6 Note is also the first global Meizu-branded smartphone to ship with one of Qualcomm's processors . Read More »

The Final Version for Android 8.0 Oreo Download Available in Beta Stage

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Google calls these "hostile downloaders" and, according to its 2016 Android security report, they're the second most prevalent threat on the Play Store following Trojans. The date is not cleared when OnePlus3, OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 5 will get the Android 8 update. Chrome has synced data across devices for a while now, but Android Oreo is expanding that with a new Autofill feature . Read More »

Skyrim, Doom, and Fallout 4 VR release dates announced

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Even though two of the three games here are simple ports to virtual reality, they'll likely all sell well. Make sure to take regular breaks if you want to keep your eyesight though. KitGuru Says: I'm looking forward to seeing how such a huge game like Fallout 4 handles in VR. Skyrim and Fallout 4 in particular are massive draws with huge fanbases, and if the VR versions end up being solid then we could see VR making a big impact later this year. Read More »

Organization in California to collect, donate solar eclipse glasses

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In a Facebook post Tuesday, Science Central shared Astronomers Without Borders' plans to redistribute eclipse glasses to people in other countries for future eclipses. Williams simply asks that you place them in a plastic bag to protect the lens. The glasses will be donated to students. "Some glasses/viewers are printed with warnings stating that you shouldn't look through them for more than 3 minutes at a time and that you should discard them if they are more than 3 years old", NASA ... Read More »

How to tell if the solar eclipse damaged your eyes

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When they're over-stimulated by sunlight, they release a flood of communication chemicals that can damage the retina. But, if you did look at the eclipse sans-glasses, there are some signs you should look out for. Of the latter group, 12 reported that their sight had returned to normal seven months later, but four could still see the ghosts of the damage in their visual field, such as a crescent-shaped spot visible in dim light. Read More »

Reliance Jio posts $282 million gross revenue in June quarter

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The phone would hit the market by Diwali at a price of Rs 1,999. Even though Airtel has, for now, refrained from commenting on the report , ET sources have reportedly confirmed to budget smartphone makers Lava and Karbonn that the companies are in separate talks with Airtel for a mass-market 4G smartphone. Read More »

Buhari Writes National Assembly of His Resumption

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The president signed the letter of notice for dispatch to Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara, hours after his nationwide broadcast to the nation Monday morning. Buhari was elected President of Nigeria, Africa's largest economy and top oil producer, in 2015. Many users of Nigerian social media have cast doubt on the reason given for Mr Buhari working from home. Read More »

Top US general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid North Korea tensions

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Japan's national emergency alert system, capable of transmitting urgent messages nationwide during a potential North Korea missile attack, is not functioning properly, Kyodo news agency reported. Mr Kono said Japan would strengthen its defence posture in response to the North Korean threat, as well as encourage China to fully implement United Nations sanctions targeting North Korea over its weapons programme. Read More »

You'll Fight the Dangerous Machine Tribe in Middle-earth: Shadow of War

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Shadow of War's last trailer detailed the Terror Tribe, one of the games many orc tribes that can be encountered within the world of Shadow of War . All you really need to know is that these monsters will be inhabiting the expansive open world of Mordor in Middle Earth: Shadow of War . This bunch seems a bit more advanced than some as they are close to a new age including machine building and industrial goods for the Dark Lord. Read More »

Switch eShop Adds Paypal Support; Cross-Region Buying Not Yet Supported

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This update is only about the Switch. Will you use it? For gamers in the U.S. and Japan, it seems that Nintendo has started to rollout PayPal support for the Switch's eShop , as you can see in the photo above. They'll all appear on your home screen without any distinction. While PayPal isn't flawless, it could be a better option if you're trying to buy games in a foreign currency depending on your bank. Read More »

How To Know If You Damaged Your Eyes During the Eclipse

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Monday's spectacular total solar eclipse was viewed by millions throughout the state of Oregon. If you damaged your eyes, you'll likely experience symptoms like altered vision today, but the odds are in your favor. NPR turned to optometry expert Ralph Chou, who noted that it "takes at least 12 hours before we can tell if anything has happened", though it could take days. Read More »

The Crew 2's Release Date Set for Consoles and PC

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In The Crew 2 , drivers will explore America and compete to be a champion of Motornation by collecting a wide variety of exotic cars, bikes, boats and planes and dominating the motorsports scene on the land, on the water and in the air. According to the publisher, if you decide to pre-order any one of the three editions of the game, you will be able to play three days before launch! The developers showed the cinematic trailer on the game engine, has revealed the release date, and also spoke ... Read More »

GWENT Joins E-Sports Craze And Gets A Campaign Mode

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Participants will be determined by professional ladder points, called Crown Points, at the end of each two-month season. It will begin with a seasonal Pro Ladder, which will run independently of regular competitive play; qualifying players will then battle for a share of $25,000 Gwent Open, $100,000 Gwent Challenger, and $250,000 Gwent World Masters tournaments. Read More »

At last the Shenmue III teaser trailer is revealed

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While Shenmue III had a wildly successful Kickstarter over two years ago, information on the highly anticipated game has been scarce. Since its announcement at E3 in 2015, all has remained quiet for Shenmue III . In the blog post, Suzuki said that, 'As you will see, the latest chapter in Ryo and Shenhua's journey begins with a handsome set piece in China. In many ways, the game has become bigger and more lovely than I initially expected. Read More »

Verizon Will Totally Start Throttling Customer's Video This Week

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According to data put out by two testing companies - OpenSignal and Ookla (the company behind Speedtest.net) - Verizon's average network speed has slowed since the introduction of unlimited data plans. Customers who purchase any Verizon limited plan in the future will see the same restrictions. There is good news for businesses that want to equip employees with unlimited data. Read More »

How to put those eclipse glasses to good use!

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But if their glasses are not compliant with NASA's standards, it may be too late: Some lenses expire after three years, so be sure to check expiration dates. We'll collect them and send them on when the programs are in place. After all, what are you supposed to do with flimsy shades that won't be useful again here in the United States until 2024, right? Astronomers Without Borders will be announcing where you can send your solar eclipse glasses soon. Read More »

Final Fantasy XV - Pocket Edition coming to mobile devices later this year

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Final Fantasy XV is expanding its horizons once again, with the announcement of Final Fantasy XV : Pocket Edition for iOS, Android and Windows 10 devices, launching later this year. The main story is told across ten thrilling episodes, with all ten episodes available at launch and the first episode downloadable for free. Hajime Tabata also added "everyone on the Final Fantasy XV team loves this console that has a name that sounds like Twitch, and they're thinking about something ... Read More »

Xbox One S Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle preview: Jeepers Creepers

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It supports Xbox One and Xbox One S games. In fact, it might just be the least desirable console in recent memory. Many people are complaining that Microsoft is asking too much money for Xbox One X. We've been hearing about the One X for so long that you'd be forgiven for forgetting that it's still not out yet. Exodus, there are numerous Grade A releases coming for the console and indeed all Xbox One machines. Read More »

Limited Edition Gran Turismo Sport PlayStation 4 Announced

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To celebrate such an exciting occasion, Sony has announced a limited edition Gran Turismo Sport PlayStation 4 , complete with a special DualShock 4 controller. Apart from that, Sony will also come up with a couple of editions to the standard PlayStation 4 edition. The announcement was made by the producer of the Gran Turismo series, Kazunori Yamauchi, via the official PlayStation blog. Read More »

Hyundai launches mid-sized Verna for Rs 7.99 lakh

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Based on the K2 platform enabling precise tuning of key suspension components for enhanced cornering and high-speed stability, the 2017 Verna is inspired by its sibling Elantra . The rear profile sports new LED taillights, redesigned rear bumper and new tailgate design. Hyundai has used larger amounts of advanced high-strength steel (54.5 percent compared with 41.5 percent in the outgoing model) in the new Verna, resulting in a 32 percent increase in torsional rigidity. Read More »