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Li-ion king Goodenough creates battery he says really is... good enough

Li-ion king Goodenough creates battery he says really is... good enough

When a battery is being charged up, ions - or positively charged atoms - flow from the lithium electrode to the carbon one. Then the report focuses on a deep study of global factors influencing the Lithium iron phosphate Battery market like market revenue, product cost, Lithium iron phosphate Battery market volume, utilization ratio along with Lithium iron phosphate Battery market demand and supply analysis. Read More

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Snapchat stock jumps 20% in second day of trading

Snapchat stock jumps 20% in second day of trading

Snap Inc, the maker of Snapchat, will begin selling its shares for $17 a piece when it starts trading on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday morning, according to Reuters . "It is significantly overvalued", Brian Wieser, an analyst with Pivotal Research Group, wrote in an investor note Thursday. "It's also the first to go public among a class of companies, including Uber, Airbnb and Pinterest, that have been valued at more than $10 billion while still privately held", it added. Read More

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Polling begins for phase 1, 38 seats in fray

Polling begins for phase 1, 38 seats in fray

The voting for the first phase election will be held from 7 am to 3 pm on March 4. The probable reason is there are too many contenders for the post. As the BJP geared up its efforts to wrest Manipur, and vested the responsibility on master strategist Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam Cabinet minister and convenor of the BJP-led North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), chief minister Ibobi Singh came up with a masterstroke. Read More

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No USB-C Connector on iPhone 8

No USB-C Connector on iPhone 8

However, an analyst is refuting those claims stating that all three new iPhones this year will continue using the Lightning port. A recent Wall Street Journal report noted that Apple was moving away from the Lightning port in favor of the USB Type-C connector used on the company's MacBooks. Read More

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Bioware Releases New Exploration and Discovery Gameplay Trailer for Mass Effect: Andromeda

Bioware Releases New Exploration and Discovery Gameplay Trailer for Mass Effect: Andromeda

This vehicle is an all-terrain rover that can be enhanced through various upgrades like Turbo Boost, higher jumps, better handling, and more. The are over 100 planets to discover, with a handful of words to be explored. In addition, forward stations also provide resupply and protection from environmental hazards. Increasing planet viability allows for two things: the creation of an outpost and the ability upgrade the nexus, the Andromeda Initiative space station. Read More

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Researchers code entire movie and operating system into DNA

In their new paper out Friday in Science , Yaniv Erlich and Dina Zielinski, from the New York Genome Center and Columbia University, respectively, detail a major improvement. Scientists are using DNA thousands of years old to de-extinct wooly mammoths, for example. The DNA Fountain technique is remarkable in its resistance to errors and ability to maximize the storage capacity of DNA. Read More

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Final Fantasy XV - Now Free trailer

Final Fantasy XV - Now Free trailer

These tests featured Final Fantasy XV running trough a variety of locations to showcase how the engine takes advantage of the NVIDIA Gameworks ecosystem. Despite Tabata's ambition to bring the game to PC, there is no confirmation that it will be ported to PC. Taking place a fictitious 30 years before Final Fantasy XV , the action centres around King Regis and his faithful companions (Weskham, Cid and Clarus) defending the royal capital from raiding monsters. Read More

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Bungie confirms Destiny 2 and reveals character designs will carry over

Bungie confirms Destiny 2 and reveals character designs will carry over

However, characters will carry over in some form. However, the studio plans to preserve players' character personalization of their Guardians. "We are going to recognise the dedication and passion you've shown for this world". The features that will not move forward were picked because they will not work towards Destiny 2 or the players' best interest. But, mostly of the Destiny gaming community feel disappointed over the fact leaving the memories collected over the span of three ... Read More

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Android Marshmallow and Android Nougat devices start getting Google Assistant

If you're an iPhone user and if you have made use of Google's Allo app, you might have seen the assistant baked inside the app. However, the Google Assistant does come with a few caveats. Google Assistant is Google's assistant created with software based on Artificial Intelligence learning. Google Assistant is now being rolled out to English users in the United States, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Read More

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Apple Watch Saw Its Best Sales in the Fourth Quarter

With so few new smartwatches on the market - and little on the horizon from either the watch or fitness tracker camps - it's easy to think wearables might have peaked. The increase in sales, as the publication continued, is largely due to the lower entry price of the Series 2. Fitbit, on the other hand, had a miserable quarter. Read More

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Infiniti Q60 Project Black S Packs F1-Derived Hybrid Tech

Infiniti Q60 Project Black S Packs F1-Derived Hybrid Tech

When needed, it will power the crankshaft and turbo compressor. Hopefully that won't be the case with the forthcoming Project Black S, a high-performance concept based on the gorgeous Q60. The ERS in the F1 auto harvests energy during braking and from the heat of the exhausts, and stores it in a lithium-ion battery pack. With this new KERS-like powertrain, energy recovered through braking helps increase the car's power and torque, providing for instant acceleration. Read More

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Apple vs. Samsung: Roles Have Been Reversed

Apple vs. Samsung: Roles Have Been Reversed

The redesigned fingerprint ID solution is specifically named as the reason why iPhone 8 production won't start until September. Rather than relying on Synaptic or Qualcomm for the technology, Apple will be building the sensor in-house with Authentec algorithms and Privaris glass tech. Read More

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Microsoft Debuts Acer-Made Mixed Reality HMD Dev Kit

Acer is ready to ship the developer edition of its mixed reality headset according to a report from DigiTimes . A lucky few developers will be able to get their hands on a low-priced Windows virtual reality headset starting this month. The headset is expected to be priced at around $300 (around Rs 20,000), which makes it cheaper than every other serious VR headset out there, including the PlayStation VR. Read More

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Stunning New Range Rover Velar Officially Unveiled

This makes it stand out among its competition, namely the BMW X3, the Audi Q5, the Porsche Macan and the Mercedes GLC. The new Range Rover Velar comes in both petrol as well as diesel engine with 3 petrol and 2 diesel variants. The view of the cabin from the teaser image is limited, although it does show a widescreen version of JLR's InControl Touch Pro infotainment system, while the leaks confirm a dual-screen infotainment setup will be available. Read More

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From playing cards to plumbers: Key dates for Nintendo

From playing cards to plumbers: Key dates for Nintendo

The inclusion of friend codes for the Nintendo Switch was discovered earlier Thursday when the day-one patch for the console's software was released , according to Polygon . Nintendo Switch Battery Battery Packs Not Working? It seems to require something that gives its processor the energy it needs to run. You can, however, download free demos without any issue. Read More

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Nintendo Offers Peeks At Switch eShop, Software

Nintendo Offers Peeks At Switch eShop, Software

Australia and New Zealand will lead the world in launching the Nintendo Switch, but places like Japan are also getting ready. One particular feature that future Switch owners want to know is how its friend system would work. We've been able to access both the Australian and Japanese eShops easily - but buying games is another matter. Of course, this isn't an issue with other Nintendo consoles whose games were run on compact discs. Read More

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'Lost' Actor Joins Cast of Marvel TV Series 'Inhumans'

'Lost' Actor Joins Cast of Marvel TV Series 'Inhumans'

An integral piece of the puzzle has been put into place for Marvel's Inhumans. Introduced as Black Bolt's oldest cousin and closest advisor in the comics, Karnak touts an ability to see the fault in everything. Showrunner Scott Buck adds: " Ken Leung has a great natural intelligence that reads clearly and will add depth and complexity to the very complicated character of Karnak ". Read More

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LG, Valve To Work On SteamVR-Powered Headset

When being worn the LG device looks very much like every other headset out there, the one difference being that you return to a real-world view by flipping it upwards. The incorporation of the OpenVR platform would mean that the LG VR headset would include SteamVR tracking. It's hoped that eye-tracking technology could help improve the graphic quality of games created to be played using virtual reality headsets. Read More

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SuperData predicts 5m Nintendo Switch sales by year end

SuperData predicts 5m Nintendo Switch sales by year end

Fortunately, it is not the only way to add friends on the Nintendo Switch. If you're planning to get a Nintendo Switch after it launches tomorrow, here is one thing I would recommend: Do not lick the cartridges. And so the question here is; will the Nintendo Switch sell well unlike the Nintendo Wii U? The games on offer at launch include The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Just Dance 2017 . Read More

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Could the next iPhone come with USB-C?

The tenth anniversary iPhone and the likely 7s accompaniments are expected to arrive in September 2017. The Lightning connector is proprietary for Apple . However, a comparison of what the WSJ said and what Kuo says now indicates that perhaps that's not what was meant after all. A USB-C connector, while smaller in dimension than USB-A, is still much larger than Apple's Lightning connector - and therefore, retaining Lightning would give Apple more breathing room to incorporate a ... Read More

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Renault refreshes Captur for 2017

Renault refreshes Captur for 2017

The French automaker is also placing an increased emphasis on customization, with new body colors and contrasting roof options to make for over 30 color combinations. This latest version of the auto - a rival for the likes of the Vauxhall Mokka X and Nissan Juke - features a lightly facelifted exterior, which is created to make the Captur look more like Renault's larger SUV, the Kadjar. Read More

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Uber eats humble pie, applies for California self-driving permit

After initially reaching an impasse with the California DMV over the permit issue in December, Uber shipped much of its self-driving auto fleet to Arizona for testing. Now it seems the company is changing its tune. Shortly after it began, Uber's pilot program in San Francisco garnered criticism after residents flagged several incidents involving the self-driving vehicles, such as running red lights. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini: Will There Be An Edge?

Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini: Will There Be An Edge?

As will previous version of the handset it will be a rugged smartphone that is created to withstand the elements and it is expected to be both dust and water proof. Measuring 161.7 x 80.9 x 7.9mm and weighing in at 210g, it runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box. The phone also has mechanical buttons at the bottom of the display for navigation. Read More

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Chevrolet to offer unlimited in-car data for $20 per month

For $20 a month, your Chevy can become a mobile OnStar 4G LTE hotspot thanks to a deal with AT&T. Chevrolet has announced today that they are offering a new unlimited plan for U.S. Previously, Chevrolet owners paid $10 per month for 1 GB of data, $20 for 4 GB and $40 for 10 GB. A separate plan that offered 20GB of data - which could be consumed any time over the course of an entire year - was available for $150. Read More

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Chevrolet offers unlimited 4G data plan with cars

Chevrolet offers unlimited 4G data plan with cars

Chevy began offering OnStar 4G LTE connectivity in its vehicles in 2014 and has since sold 3.1 million connected vehicles. The new plan is priced at $20/month with service provided by AT&T. The OnStar basic plan comes standard in all new Chevy models and drivers can choose how much data allowance they want per month. GM says it is seeing big 4G usage from business people and families. Read More

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Gloucester County School Board Seeks Delay In Transgender Bathroom Case

Gloucester County School Board Seeks Delay In Transgender Bathroom Case

NY law firm Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel filed the brief, which specifically contends that equal treatment for transgender individuals under Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 would not impinge on religious freedom. The school told Grimm he had to start using a single-stall restroom in the nurse's office ― a solution the teen called " humiliating ". Mayor Eric Garcetti also issued a statement in support of the brief, saying, "No child should be subjected to bullying, ... Read More

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The Bentley Bentayga Just Got Even More Luxurious

The Bentley Bentayga Just Got Even More Luxurious

The SUV rides on new Mulliner Paragon wheels that come in a 22-inch size, featuring a seven-spoke design with floating center caps. The trim really shines when reaching the comfy interior - owners can have different colors for the front and rear seats, with seven hues to pick from, and there's also exclusive to the model Ombré Burr Walnut Veneer wood trim. Read More

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Nintendo Switch Games BOOST

Nintendo Switch Games BOOST

At home, the Nintendo Switch rests in the Nintendo Switch dock that connects the console to the TV and lets you play with family and friends in the comfort of your living room. Nintendo Switch Paid Services will be coming to Australia in Autumn and in Spring for the northern hemisphere. We can't wait to see what Shin'en Multimedia have next up their sleeves. Read More

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