• IOS 11.3 Public Beta 2 for iPhone and iPad Released
IOS 11.3 Public Beta 2 for iPhone and iPad Released

The iPhone maker reported $3.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.82 by $0.07. It's running slow, but is it running slow because iOS is throttling it? The iPhone X , which has a slightly more advanced camera subsystem, achieved a score of 97 in DXOMark's battery of tests.

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  • Scientists Map Cheddar Man's Genome
Scientists Map Cheddar Man's Genome

In addition to a diet made up mostly of seeds and nuts, Cheddar Man would have also eaten red deer, aurochs, and some freshwater fish. But the humans of the roughly 12,000-strong Cheddar Man age thrived, and their DNA now comprises roughly 10 per cent of the genetic make-up of most white people living in the UK.

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  • Apple considering reimbursing customers who paid $79 for battery replacement
Apple considering reimbursing customers who paid $79 for battery replacement

Apple is considering offering a partial refund to customers who paid full price to replace their ageing iPhone batteries. Rather than $79 to switch out the smartphone's old battery for a new one, it would charge just $29. The committee on Industry Science and Technology, of which Masse is also vice chair, will invite Apple officials and stakeh...

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  • Todd Frazier staying close to home, signs 2-year deal with Mets
Todd Frazier staying close to home, signs 2-year deal with Mets

He also helped the Bombers come within one win of reaching the World Series and invented the team's trademark thumbs-down gesture that began in response to a Mets fan. The move likely means an opening day infield for the Mets consisting of Adrian Gonzalez , Asdrubal Cabrera , Amed Rosario and Frazier. Last season's Yankees and White Sox third...

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  • Amazon is removing ads from the lock screen on Prime Exclusive phones
Amazon is removing ads from the lock screen on Prime Exclusive phones

The update will arrive as an update to the Amazon Offers app on Google Play. Those with an Amazon Prime Exclusive phone will receive a free update, starting this week, that will remove existing lockscreen offers and ads. The program has since expanded to include phones from LG and Nokia, and there are now seven phones available via the program ...

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  • A New Study On Cell Phone Radiation Raises More Questions
A New Study On Cell Phone Radiation Raises More Questions

The 10-year, $25 million toxicological studies are the most comprehensive assessments to date of health effects and exposure to radio frequency radiation in rats and mice , according to the online notice from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, a unit of the National Institutes of Health, the USA medical research agency.

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  • Trudeau jeered at BC town hall by Kinder Morgan protesters
Trudeau jeered at BC town hall by Kinder Morgan protesters

Additional measures, she said, are also being considered. "Goodbye. ... Yes, we are asking the police to remove you". The prime minister was greeted by a chorus of boos amidst cheers by another section of people as he walked into the Vancouver Island University hall at Nanaimo town in British Columbia during the last lap of his cross country tour...

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  • Winter Olympics 2018: Cas verdict on 39 banned Russians due on Thursday
Winter Olympics 2018: Cas verdict on 39 banned Russians due on Thursday

Additionally, Thomas Bach, the president of International Olympic Committee, revealed that there will actually be a special ceremony to re-distribute the medals that were awarded at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. South Korean Minister of Unification Cho Myoung Gyon assured that the parade would not interfere with joint Olympic efforts...

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  • SpaceX Completes Falcon Heavy Initial Static Fire Test
SpaceX Completes Falcon Heavy Initial Static Fire Test

According to SpaceX , this is over twice the capacity of United Launch Alliance's proven Delta IV Heavy at one-third of the cost. CEO said in a tweet shortly after that the test firing "was good", adding that Falcon Heavy will launch "in a week or so".

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  • Blue Moon in Qatar skies next Wednesday
Blue Moon in Qatar skies next Wednesday

A supermoon occurs when a full moon coincides with its closest approach during orbit to Earth, known as a perigee. It will be a super bloody blue moon all in the same 20 hours. If you can't go out to see it, or clouds obscure your view, NASA TV plans to broadcast the entire event. When the sun, earth and moon align in a straight line during full ...

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  • Uganda president: 'I love Trump because he tells Africans frankly …'
Uganda president: 'I love Trump because he tells Africans frankly …'

He added that Africans need to solve their problems and need to be strong saying that in the world, one can not survive when weak. Museveni's statement comes amid an ongoing debate on Donald Trump's recent vulgar and disparaging remarks about immigration from countries in Africa and Haiti.

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  • Sea of Thieves, Crackdown 3 head to Xbox Games Pass at launch
Sea of Thieves, Crackdown 3 head to Xbox Games Pass at launch

This is no doubt an incredible deal for gamers everywhere. Apart from expanding the library, Microsoft has launched a six-month Xbox Game Pass subscription card that will be available in the United States through select retail partners at $59.99.

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  • Not ready to watch Padmaavat's special screening: Karni Sena chief
Not ready to watch Padmaavat's special screening: Karni Sena chief

With the police gearing up to deal with the law and order situation, Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria said the State government would comply with the apex court's direction and facilitate the film's exhibition if it was released. "We appeal to people to voluntarily boycott the film", Nitin Patel said. Tushar Mehta, appearing for the state of Raj...

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  • Range Rover SV Coupe Slated for Geneva
Range Rover SV Coupe Slated for Geneva

The last of the two-door Range Rovers rolled off the assembly line in Solihull, England in 1994 and its like was never seen again. In a move that harks back to the original Range Rover , which pioneered the luxury four-wheel drive segment when it was introduced in 1970, the British brand has confirmed it will reveal the Range Rover SV Cou...

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  • Nintendo gets your creative juices flowing with Nintendo Labo
Nintendo gets your creative juices flowing with Nintendo Labo

For more on the Nintendo Labo , keep it locked on Mammoth Gamers. Now, kids can add a DIY element to their video game world . Announced today (January 18), the Labo set contains 25 sheets of cardboard that players can turn, IKEA-style, into playable objects - such as a miniature keyboard, a fishing rod, a motorbike's handles and pedal, a smal...

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  • Micromax Bharat GO to debut with Android Oreo Go Edition this month
Micromax Bharat GO to debut with Android Oreo Go Edition this month

Basically, Android Oreo (Go Edition) is the optimized version of Android Oreo so it can run smoothly on entry-level of smartphones. Also coming inside Micromax Bharat Go will be the "Go" versions of Google Search, Google Assistant, Google Maps, Gmail and more.

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  • Freedom Planet Teased For Nintendo Switch
Freedom Planet Teased For Nintendo Switch

Switch (and Xbox One X) drove hardware sales up 38%, while new game sales rose 7.3% year-over-year, attributable to Call of Duty: World War II and Switch titles. Nintendo has big ambitions for 2018. Freedom Planet on Nintendo Switch? Back in January of 2017, Nintendo relayed the following tidbit about streaming services in an interview...

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  • Mark Zuckerberg Has Lost This Much Money for Changing Facebook's Feed
Mark Zuckerberg Has Lost This Much Money for Changing Facebook's Feed

Mosseri explained that, because space in the news feed is limited, Facebook will prioritize posts from family and friends over public content which includes videos and other posts from publishers and businesses. Facebook has been taking pride in saying that users are exposed to more divergent views on its platform than they would be otherw...

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  • Trump rails against FISA before vote-because it targeted his campaign
Trump rails against FISA before vote-because it targeted his campaign

The House Rules Committee is slated to debate the bill Tuesday, setting up a floor vote Thursday. "The House-passed bill does absolutely nothing to defend the vast majority of law-abiding Americans from warrantless searches, and in many ways it expands the federal government's ability to spy on Americans".

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  • Lenovo Smart Display gives Google's Assistant a screen
Lenovo Smart Display gives Google's Assistant a screen

While other smart assistants include Cortana and Siri , neither of these are embedded in anywhere near the number of devices as Alexa and Google Assistant . Amazon's smart speaker is available in two versions - the full sized $180 (£145) Echo shown here, and a smaller, $50 (£40) version called the Echo Dot.

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  • Har Gobind Khorana, the man who decoded our DNA
Har Gobind Khorana, the man who decoded our DNA

The artwork, created by Bangalore-based artist Rohan Dahotre , depicts Dr. Khorana (who passed away in 2011) in a black and white sketch alongside another cartoon of him in a laboratory. Throughout his famed career, Khorana never lost touch with his modest beginnings, which infused him with a sense of humility that was admired by his colleagues.

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  • Net neutrality is going to get a vote in Congress
Net neutrality is going to get a vote in Congress

Today, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) announced that she has signed on to be the 30th co-sponsor. The FCC voted 3-2 last month to get rid of rules that prohibit internet service providers from blocking or throttling content, or from selling so-called "fast lanes" to sites that want speedier access to consumers.

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  • Report Says Huawei Failed to Reach Smartphone Sales Deal With AT&T
Report Says Huawei Failed to Reach Smartphone Sales Deal With AT&T

The company has repeatedly confirmed on their USA social media accounts that the new Mate smartphone would be unveiled on January 9. Today's report claims the deal was scheduled to be announced at CES 2018 in Las Vegas on Tuesday. "We were hoping that the AT&T partnership would pave the way for similar deals with other USA carriers", a Huawei man...

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  • Rising temperature affecting the hatching process of green sea turtles: researchers said
Rising temperature affecting the hatching process of green sea turtles: researchers said

With average global temperature predicted to increase 4.7 Fahrenheit (2.6 Celsius) by 2100, "many sea turtle populations are in danger of high egg mortality and female-only offspring production", said the report . Scientists said: "Combining our results with temperature data show that the (warmer) northern GBR green turtle rookeries have been pr...

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  • Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine leaving company, reports say
Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine leaving company, reports say

Iovine and rapper Dr Dre first set up Beats to sell premium headphones, but eventually expanded into Beats Music , a subscription streaming service. Under Iovine, Apple Music has grown to 30 million paid users since its June 2015 launch. Last month, to better its music streaming service, Apple acquired Shazam, a British software company ...

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