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Sci-tech 'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' Gets its First Event, Celebrating the Holidays
Author: 0 'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' Gets its First Event, Celebrating the Holidays

The nondenominational holiday event will run until just after Christmas, giving players new furniture to collect, winter-appropriate clothing to hunt down and, of course, tons of candy canes. You can acquire things like Christmas trees and wreaths, stringed lights and holiday cakes, red-and-white bedspreads and rugs. While Pokemon GO had limited availability (it was only available in the United States, New Zealand and Australia) at launch and AC: Pocket Camp is available worldwide, the ...

Sci-tech Environmental Scientists Call for Worldwide Glitter Ban to Save Earth
Author: 0 Environmental Scientists Call for Worldwide Glitter Ban to Save Earth

Microplastics are tiny pieces of plastic that are less than five millimeters long. Some reports estimate that there are up to 51 trillion total microplastic fragments in the world's ocean. "That stuff is going to escape down the plughole and potentially enter the environment". Fortunately, there is promise for those of us who still rebuff ourselves for a glittery fix: Some organizations make earth amicable options that are biodegradable and don't stop up conduits.

Sci-tech Samsung finally brings Gear Sport smartwatch and Gear Fit2 Pro in India
Author: 0 Samsung finally brings Gear Sport smartwatch and Gear Fit2 Pro in India

The watch is available in two colour options - Black and Blue. The Gear Fit2 Pro also has an inbuilt Global Positioning System, a continuous heart rate monitor along with an automatic workout detection feature. The new wearables come equipped with real-time heart rate monitoring, auto activity detection that can recognize activities such as walking, running, cycling, even dancing and games like cricket and basketball.

Sci-tech Prehistoric Women Had Bones Stronger Than Today's Athletes, Study Finds
Author: 0 Prehistoric Women Had Bones Stronger Than Today's Athletes, Study Finds

In the days prior to the creation of the furrow, cultivating would have included planting, working and collecting all harvests by hand, and ladies likely did a significant number of these errands. Until now, bioarchaeological investigations of past behavior have interpreted women's bones exclusively through direct comparison to those of men. While we may not know the specific activities, the results support a substantial role for women in shepherding a new way of life into Central Europe, ...

Sci-tech Best Buy listing claims Google Home Max out December 11
Author: 0 Best Buy listing claims Google Home Max out December 11

Previously, the Google Home would only be able to address one command at a time, meaning you would have to wait for it to process your first request, and act on it, before you could ask something else. All we need to make sure now is what day and who's getting it for Christmas. With a $399 price tag, Google can't afford to make yet another QA misstep, with many consumers already doubting Google's ability to make its own products.

Sci-tech Datally app by Google helps limit data usage
Author: 0 Datally app by Google helps limit data usage

The offering is the latest from Google's Next Billion Users division, an internal effort to make internet services more accessible to people in countries where technology infrastructure is not as fast or affordable as in the United States or Western Europe.

Sci-tech Nissan Kicks succeeds the Juke with less polarizing looks
Author: 0 Nissan Kicks succeeds the Juke with less polarizing looks

The Japanese automaker revealed the 2018 Nissan Kicks on Wednesday at the 2017 Los Angeles auto show and it promises to be a formidable urban utility vehicle to replace the aged, and somewhat polarizing, Nissan Juke . For the ultimate audio experience, the Kicks SR includes the new class-exclusive Bose Personal Plus sound system with a pair of lightweight speakers located inside the driver's seat headrest.

Sci-tech Microsoft Edge steps out of beta; now out for Android and iOS
Author: 0 Microsoft Edge steps out of beta; now out for Android and iOS

The Microsoft Edge browser for Android has the same interface like its PC version. You can find it on the App Store here . Last month, Microsoft introduced their Edge browser both to Android and iOS . Edge's only unique capability is the option of opening your current webpage on another device. Microsoft Edge for iOS is available in the following languages and markets: United States (English), China (Simplified-Chinese), France (French) and the UK (English).

Sci-tech YouTube Reels explained: How the Snapchat Stories-like tool works
Author: 0 YouTube Reels explained: How the Snapchat Stories-like tool works

Or at least, the platform is planning to launch its own take on the rising new social format: Reels. Bring fans backstage: Creators have been using Community posts to build anticipation for a new video or upcoming big production . How do YouTube Reels work? It will instead have its own tab within a creator's channel. The stories however, will not appear at the top of the home feed page like Instagram.

Sci-tech Google Datally App Launched, Meant To Save Mobile Data
Author: 0 Google Datally App Launched, Meant To Save Mobile Data

The app will do mainly three things, understand your data by showing you hourly, daily, weekly or monthly data usage and recommend to you how you can save data . It has a built-in Wi-Fi Finder which will help you locate nearby hotspots based on your location. Google isn't finished with the app yet either advising that new features including Balance checking and balance expiration reminders as well as Proactive data usage warnings and controls will be tested in selected markets.

Sci-tech Lincoln Ditches MKX With 2019 Nautilus
Author: 0 Lincoln Ditches MKX With 2019 Nautilus

Parker said the letter-based nomenclature was particularly challenging for customers in China, which has emerged as a key market in Lincoln's third year selling vehicles there. Other than that lane-centering feature, safety tech includes adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go functionality. It will come standard with a 245-horsepower 2.0-litre four-cylinder; and optional with a 2.7-litre 335 horsepower V6.

Sci-tech The Apple-Qualcomm patent feud expands to the Snapdragon processor
Author: 0 The Apple-Qualcomm patent feud expands to the Snapdragon processor

Apple on Wednesday filed a countersuit against chipmaker Qualcomm, escalating the legal battle between the two companies to new heights. (NASDAQ: INTC), a move that led Qualcomm to file a complaint with the U.S. Apple requested that its contract manufacturers withhold royalties to Qualcomm until the dispute is resolved. This is of course a countersuit, dating back to a lawsuit Qualcomm filed against Apple on exactly the same grounds.

Sci-tech Subaru Ascent 3-row SUV gets official
Author: 0 Subaru Ascent 3-row SUV gets official

That means adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, automatic pre-collision braking and more are all included in the starting price. Subaru will build the Ascent on its new Global Platform and it will be powered by a new 2.4-liter twin-scroll turbocharged four-cylinder boxer engine producing 260hp and 277 lb.

Sci-tech Andy Rubin Left Google Over 'Inappropriate' Workplace Relationship
Author: 0 Andy Rubin Left Google Over 'Inappropriate' Workplace Relationship

Rubin was never told by Google that he engaged in any misconduct while at Google and he did not, either while at Google or since". Speaking to The Information , Rubin's spokesperson Mike Sitrick said, "Any relationship that Mr. For his part, Rubin certainly tried his best to publicly defend the aptly named Essential Phone , or PH-1, in the face of everything from unforeseen delays to key employee departures , screen cutout criticism, headphone jack omission and even a very ...

Sci-tech What Ancient Mortar Reveals About Jesus' Purported Tomb
Author: 0 What Ancient Mortar Reveals About Jesus' Purported Tomb

It's easiest to understand the significance by understanding the history: Around AD 325, experts believe Roman Emperor Constantine the Great arrived in Jerusalem on the hunt for places linked to Jesus; his team identified the cave that they believed Jesus was buried in and built a shrine (known as the Edicule) to enclose the tomb and then a church around it.

Sci-tech Black Friday saw record sales of Amazon devices
Author: 0 Black Friday saw record sales of Amazon devices

This morning, however, that changed. However Prime Day this year was bigger than Black Friday 2016 and Cyber Monday 2016 put together. Customers ordered "hundreds of millions of products" on Amazon from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday.

Sci-tech Microsoft challenges Amazon with SAP partnership expansion
Author: 0 Microsoft challenges Amazon with SAP partnership expansion

SAP's S/4Hana service is an ERP system for large enterprises, used to support activities such as finance, sales, human resources, procurement and manufacturing supply chain tracking. He explained that it would allow SAP to spend less capital on Hana Enterprise Cloud with the load moving to Azure, and that these savings would likely be plowed back into its research-and-development efforts.

Sci-tech Corvette ZR1 Convertible unveiled at LA Motor Show
Author: 0 Corvette ZR1 Convertible unveiled at LA Motor Show

Making sure occupants don't get a thorough bath on rainy days is an electrically folding top that can be operated either remotely or from a button inside the auto, at speeds of up to 30 miles per hour. And we should mention that the vehicle's 0-60 speed is still listed in the sub-3-second range. Thanks to the supercar's rigid structure, the ZR1 Convertible promises handling to rival its sibling.

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