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Sci-tech Country Duo Sugarland To Play State Fair Grandstand
Author: 0 Country Duo Sugarland To Play State Fair Grandstand

Tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. With numerous Grammy, ACM and CMA Awards, chart-topping hits and multi-platinum sales, the pair's Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush will bring their new live show to 48 cities. 1 country hits include "All I Want to Do", "Already Gone", "It Happens", "Want To" and "Settlin'". Since the band began in 2002, it has sold almost 10 million albums domestically and earned seven No.

Sci-tech Razer Project Linda turns your Razer Phone into an Android laptop
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As a result of a partnership with Netflix, the Razer phone delivers what the company says is the "best viewing experience" with a special version of the Netflix application. The Razer Chroma backlighting is ideal for low-light situations and can also be personalized with millions of color options. On the ports side, the prototype includes a USB-A port , a USB-C port for charging and a 3.5 mm audio jack.

Sci-tech Turtles turn female as Great Barrier Reef grows warmer
Author: 0 Turtles turn female as Great Barrier Reef grows warmer

Green turtles have a problem if all offspring turn female, as is already almost the case at one study site in the northern Great Barrier Reef. But in the warmer northern areas at Raine Island and Moulter Cay, the turtles were extremely female biased, with more than 99 per cent of the juvenile and subadult populations female.

Sci-tech Sennheiser is bringing its most transparent closed-back headphones ever to CES
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For that, Sennheiser is offering up the new CX 6.00BT wireless Bluetooth headphones, which do away with the neckband design used in the CX 7.00BT in favor of a more lightweight design - they tip the scales at just 14 grams. This means you can switch the audio source, say your phone and computer, without re-pairing the earbuds. There is fast USB charging that can add two hours of battery time in just 10 minutes and enables fully changed in only 1.5 hours, as claimed by the company.

Sci-tech A Mix Of iPhone X, Galaxy S9 With Optical Fingerprint Sensor
Author: 0 A Mix Of iPhone X, Galaxy S9 With Optical Fingerprint Sensor

As of now, we have seen fingerprint scanners embedded on the Home button, Power button, and on the back. Although both images show the Doogee V will have dual rear cameras, the design is quite different. However, the major trend for 2018 will be under-display fingerprint scanners. The smartphone is allegedly called as Vivo X20 Plus. On the back, it looks similar to some Galaxy S9 renders that surfaced earlier in which two camera sensors sit vertically with an LED flash to the left.

Sci-tech Link and McAfee team up on router with integrated endpoint protection
Author: 0 Link and McAfee team up on router with integrated endpoint protection

As the D-Link model names suggest, these new routers will reach max throughput speeds of up to 6,000 Mbps and 11,000 Mbps (combined between all broadcasted networks). McAfee said in a press release: "As education and awareness rises, individuals and organizations are getting better at protecting against malware like ransomware.this improvement is likely to drive cybercriminals to adjust their tactics and target less traditional, more profitable targets, including high net-worth individuals, ...

Sci-tech Google Can't Stop Getting Its Bikes Jacked
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In the last decade or so, Google has developed a fleet of hundreds of bicycles (about 1,100), which it offers to its employees for free. The problem seems to stem from the fact that Mountain View locals think that the bikes are free for them to use.

Sci-tech Facebook updates 'M' - removing humans from virtual assistant
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While that's a far cry from the recommendations and assistance M was supposed to provide with human backing, Facebook still gets some benefit out of its research. M Suggestions isn't as powerful as the full M assistant, but it can be used in Messenger conversations to suggest stickers that you can use, create calendar appointments, etc.

Sci-tech ASUS ZenFone Max Plus (M1) With Face Unlock To Launch in February
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The company has made this possible via an optional "double battery lifespan" feature which comes as part of the Max Plus' suite of "intelligent power management technologies" collectively known as Asus PowerMaster. On paper, the Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) supports up to 4GB RAM and 64GB storage , but for 230 bucks, you'll only get 3 gigs of memory and 32GB digital hoarding room starting sometime in February, in your choice of Azure Silver or Deepsea Black paint jobs.

Sci-tech HTC Vive Pro revealed at CES 2018, higher resolution and integrated headphones
Author: 0 HTC Vive Pro revealed at CES 2018, higher resolution and integrated headphones

Coincidentally, TPCast has already announced plans at this year's CES to produce a TPCast Plus suite of hardware, which promises improvements such as microphone support and various tweaks to how it handles wireless data. The adapter, which will give wearers freedom from their PCs and follows the release of some third-party solutions, will be available this summer at a price to be confirmed.

Sci-tech Google launches Google Pay mobile payment service
Author: 0 Google launches Google Pay mobile payment service

You might remember previous payment solutions Google has offered through the years such as Android Pay and Google Wallet . When you think about it, that wasn't a very versatile brand for mobile payments. With Google Pay , you can save your payment information to your Google Account, and use it for checkout process wherever it is supported. Apps like Airbnb, Dice, Fandango, HungryHouse, and Instacart have already made the switch to Google Pay .

Author: 0 Amazon wants to upskill Alexa to stay ahead of voice rivals

A pair of Amazon Alexa-enabled digital glasses is debuting at CES this week. Vuzix has scheduled the release of the AR glasses for the second quarter of this year. Amazon would generate revenue from its Alexa service, while Vuzix's smart glasses would easily appeal to the smart assistant's following. Users will thus be able to access all of the great features that Alexa has to offer.

Sci-tech The New Acer Swift 7
Author: 0 The New Acer Swift 7

Acer has also announced its refreshed Spin 3 (SP314-51) laptop , designed for users seeking out a versatile device for all-day productivity and entertainment. Acer is also showing off the Nitro 5 notebook aimed at causal gamers. Other perks include a generous 8GB of RAM and a fully backlit keyboard.

Sci-tech Chinese Startup Unveils 'Car of Future' at CES 2018
Author: 0 Chinese Startup Unveils 'Car of Future' at CES 2018

Backed by more than $200 million from investors including Chinese tech giant Tencent, Byton - whose name was chosen to suggest "bytes on wheels" - is among the latest entrants to a crowded field of startups and established players looking to emulate Tesla in the race for a new kind of vehicle which can be adapted for autonomous driving.

Sci-tech Samsung Family Hub smart fridge now has Bixby voice control
Author: 0 Samsung Family Hub smart fridge now has Bixby voice control

The company behind the Galaxy Note 8 also talked up this year's arrival of its digital assistant Bixby to its smart TVs and Family Hub refrigerators. Our best guess is that Samsung means the devices will rely on Bixby and other artificial intelligence, though it sounds just a tad unsettling. Speaking of AI, Samsung is continuing to refine the refrigerator's Bixby voice controls.

Sci-tech Intel launches its 8th Gen Processors
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Intel has unveiled its new 8th-gen Core processors with Radeon RX Vega M graphics . Intel and AMD are combining the former's fastest CPU , with AMD's fastest Radeon RX Vega M graphics and 4GB of dedicated high bandwidth memory using Intel's Embedded Multi-Die Interconnect Bridge (EMIB) technology.

Sci-tech Taking it from the top: CDU and SPD restart coalition talks
Author: 0 Taking it from the top: CDU and SPD restart coalition talks

Speaking on behalf of Merkel's CDU, her Bavarian allies CSU as well as the SPD after the first day of talks, the Centre-left SPD's Lars Klingbeil said: "The three party leaders made it clear in their opening statements that given the election results, we can't just go on as before".