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Research Amazon Making a Big Change to Please Cheap Phone Buyers
Author: 0 Amazon Making a Big Change to Please Cheap Phone Buyers

As a user, it would be very hard to identify which app was displaying lock-screen apps, since any game or app would technically be able to take over the lock screen. Additionally, if you happen to own a Prime Exclusive Phone, you'll get an update that will remove those same ads. So, you'll still have the pre-loaded Amazon apps on these phones.

Research NYPD is Handing Out 600 iPhones/Day to Police Officers
Author: 0 NYPD is Handing Out 600 iPhones/Day to Police Officers

Once every cop in the borough has their iPhone , Brooklyn will be up next followed by Queens. Despite not getting the latest versions of Apple's popular smartphone line the iPhone 8 or iPhone X , police officers are still excited to get their hands on the device according to NYPD Deputy IT Commissioner Jessica Tisch.

Author: 0 Nintendo's Super Mario Odyssey Q&A got weird, quick

We look forward to any announcements about the existence of Mario Party 11, the game could be unveiled in one of the next Nintendo Direct or maybe at E3 in Los Angeles. Dorkly writer Tristan Cooper took it upon himself to delve into the logistics - referencing dialogue from 2017's Mario Party: The Top 100 , where Toad says: "I'd tip my hat to you, but neither of us wants to see that".

Research Hip-hop star Drake surprises Miami students, films video at school
Author: 0 Hip-hop star Drake surprises Miami students, films video at school

He presented biology major Destiny James with a $50,000 scholarship outside the Frost Music School, and then performed on the student center's Moss Terrace. "There's a lot of love". He showed school pride by wearing a University of Miami Sweatshirt and putting his hands up in a U shape. Things just went from 0 to 100 for these Miami students.

Research Ozone at lower latitudes is not recovering, despite Antarctic ozone hole healing
Author: 0 Ozone at lower latitudes is not recovering, despite Antarctic ozone hole healing

The study published on Tuesday found ozone was still decreasing between 60 degrees North and 60 degrees South, zones which take in Australia in the south and Russian Federation in the north. Another cause of the falling ozone might be the result of global warming. Several substances could be the missing factor in these current models. The cause is not certain but the researchers believe it is possible climate change is altering the pattern of atmospheric circulation - causing more ozone ...

Research TRAPPIST-1 worlds likely terrestrial and water-rich
Author: 0 TRAPPIST-1 worlds likely terrestrial and water-rich

All the four studies were guided by Dr. Amaury Triaud, an astronomer at the University of Birmingham . The planets' densities, now known considerably more absolutely than previously, recommend that some of them could have up to 5 percent of their mass as water - around 250 times more than Earth's seas.

Research Huawei Mate 10 Pro Preorders Open Up With Pre-Launch Discounts
Author: 0 Huawei Mate 10 Pro Preorders Open Up With Pre-Launch Discounts

Users can get it from the retailer they choose to purchase the phone . It should also be available in Microsoft stores. On Monday, the company made the smartphone available for pre-order on Amazon , Best Buy , Newegg and B&H. It still has a 6-inch Full HD+ OLED display , a Kirin 970 processor paired with 6GB of RAM , 128GB of non-expandable storage , a generous 4,000mAh battery , and EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.

Research Mysterious Honor Phone with 18:9 screen, quad cameras spotted
Author: 0 Mysterious Honor Phone with 18:9 screen, quad cameras spotted

The only thing we know about the Honor 7C is that it is reportedly a "watered down" version of the 7X. The handset has already launched in other countries, but we now have the full details for the United Kingdom version, which packs a 5.65-inch full HD display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, Kirin 659 chipset, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage (plus microSD slot), Android 8 Oreo and a 3000mAh battery.

Research Former Google, Facebook Execs Rebel Against Companies They Helped To Create
Author: 0 Former Google, Facebook Execs Rebel Against Companies They Helped To Create

The Center of Humane Technology aims at diverting people away from tech that polarizes our attention and erodes our minds by steering society towards using safe technology that protects the minds. Robots are the next step in using technology to explore sexuality. Psychology experts say the worst-case scenarios of tech overuse include heightened risks for depression , anxiety, and thoughts or attempts of suicide.

Research Metal Gear Solid V's Nuclear Disarmament Ending Was Triggered Prematurely
Author: 0 Metal Gear Solid V's Nuclear Disarmament Ending Was Triggered Prematurely

A service-side tracker looked at each platform individually, and despite players arranging for a mass deactivation of nukes at one point, they never managed to trigger it. It's unclear why the cutscene triggered or if any hackers are responsible. Konami says that the actual nuke count hasn't reached zero on PC servers, which is why they're looking into what happened.

Research Spider-like Creature With a Scorpion's Tail Found Trapped in Amber
Author: 0 Spider-like Creature With a Scorpion's Tail Found Trapped in Amber

The new species, christened Chimerarachne yingi - or "chimaera spider" - has fangs, male pedipalps used to transfer sperm, four sets of legs, and spinnerets just like spiders. Although this fossil is ancient, Selden believes that because the spider is so small and exists so remotely, it could actually still be around today.

Research WE ARE NOT ALONE | Planets beyond Milky Way spotted
Author: 0 WE ARE NOT ALONE | Planets beyond Milky Way spotted

Dai and Guerras studied data gathered by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory , specifically the light of a faint quasar bent and magnified by a supermassive black hole . Microlensing is the magnifying effect caused by the gravitational influence of intermediary objects. The team was able to reveal these planets - located billions of light-years away from Earth - thanks to a technique called gravitational microlensing .

Research Google activating Pixel Visual Core for third-party apps
Author: 0 Google activating Pixel Visual Core for third-party apps

This is because the search giant has activated Pixel Visual Core , a custom-made image processing tech in the handset for third-party apps. You can check out a before and after above. The early-February update to enable the Pixel Visual Core will be rolling out over the coming days. This means that once the Pixel Visual Core is active, HDR+ will be directly accessible through social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram .

Research Budget Sony Xperia L2 Now Available In India For $310
Author: 0 Budget Sony Xperia L2 Now Available In India For $310

Specs-wise, the Xperia L2 features a 5.5-inch HD display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and Corning Gorilla glass to avoid scratches. It offers 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage. In case this seems a bit pricey and you're preferably looking for a near-bezel less display, Honor 9 Lite will fill that spot. It now runs on Android 8 .0 Oreo operating system and is backed up by a 2,700 mAh battery.

Research Rumour: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is this year's CoD game
Author: 0 Rumour: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is this year's CoD game

Marcus Sellars , who has leaked other video games related information before official announcements, recently revealed that this year's entry in the Call of Duty series will be Call of Duty Black Ops 4. Activision now rotates the development team around the Call of Duty franchise, and with Sledgehammer Games working on the last instalment it's time for Treyarch to step back in line.

Author: 0 Falcon Heavy rocket has launch window for Tuesday liftoff

The Falcon Heavy is a huge rocket, and will be the biggest ever launched into space by a "factor of two", SpaceX claims. The middle booster will carry Elon Musk's own Red Tesla Roadster . Falcon Heavy missions will deliver large payloads to orbit inside a composite fairing, but the rocket can also carry the Dragon spacecraft. Three cores make up the first stage of Falcon Heavy .

Research Leaked Nokia 7 Plus marketing material reveals design and specs
Author: 0 Leaked Nokia 7 Plus marketing material reveals design and specs

The Nokia 7 plus will also feature a dual-tone design thanks to a few gilded bits and pieces like the fingerprint scanner ring, the dual-camera casing and the Nokia logo on the back. The front will be a 16MP camera with a Tetracell sensor and all the cameras will be using Carl Zeiss lenses. It is not clear yet that when the HMD will bring out the plans to introduce this Nokia 7 Plus to people.

Research Graham's strip-sack of Brady hands Super Bowl to Eagles
Author: 0 Graham's strip-sack of Brady hands Super Bowl to Eagles

Well, not only is Foles now a Super Bowl MVP, he also got to see his counterpart lob up a pointlessly large stat line, as Tom Brady racked 505 yards, three touchdowns, and no interceptions - statistically, the gaudiest passing game in Super Bowl history - only to lose a shootout that came down to a Hail Mary.