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Sci-tech HTC announces Vive Pro with increased resolution and built-in headphones
Author: 0 HTC announces Vive Pro with increased resolution and built-in headphones

The original HTC Vive , developed in partnership with PC, Mac and Linux gaming platform Steam, launched April 2016 at an introductory price of US$799 (RM3,204). Nonetheless, the price of this device is not known yet. The Vive Wireless Adaptor features Intel's WiGig technology and offers a premium VR wireless experience that operates in the interference-free 60Ghz band, which means lower latency and better performance.

Sci-tech New Dell Mobile Connect software brings your mobile apps to PCs
Author: 0 New Dell Mobile Connect software brings your mobile apps to PCs

It's a first of a sort for Dell , which built its business on quickly-assembled, quickly-shipped PCs that used the latest Intel hardware. Dell points out that the intention is for PC to smartphone integration and casual mobile gaming, not media streaming and action gaming.

Sci-tech DELL's Kaby Lake-G Powered XPS 15 has a MagLev Keyboard
Author: 0 DELL's Kaby Lake-G Powered XPS 15 has a MagLev Keyboard

Storage options on both start a 128GB of SATA SSD and top out with a 1TB PCIe SSD option. Dell is launching a new Active Pen along with the XPS 15 2-in-1 today. This insulation directs heat out of the device better than other solutions to allow components to operate at higher temperatures. The new XPS 15 is one of the first laptops to boast Intel's new 8th gen Core processors built-in partnership with AMD .

Sci-tech Honor 9 Lite: Smartphone might launch in India by late January
Author: 0 Honor 9 Lite: Smartphone might launch in India by late January

Honor View 10 , the company's flagship smartphone goes on sale today on Amazon India . Reports have apparently confirmed that Honor rebranded smartphone- the Honor View 10 has gone on sales in India via Amazon India. The company has also confirmed that the upcoming device will sport a glass unibody design saying, "Ensuring its consumers to stay connected while in style, the new smartphone will be equipped with a sleek looking glass unibody with mirror effect rear glass, similar to ...

Sci-tech Google Launched A New Directory To Know What Assistant Can Do
Author: 0 Google Launched A New Directory To Know What Assistant Can Do

Google Assistant is still far behind Amazon's Alexa in terms of third-party apps support, but it is getting popularity with several new partnerships. Not only will the company host an exhibit called the Google Assistant Playground, but it has Assistant-related advertisements plastered on Las Vegas' monorail and on the casino-ridden strip.

Sci-tech SpaceX says rocket performed OK in secret satellite launch
Author: 0 SpaceX says rocket performed OK in secret satellite launch

A SpaceX spokesperson told Business Insider, "We do not comment on missions of this nature; but as of right now reviews of the data indicate Falcon 9 performed nominally ". SpaceX's Shotwell said in a statement that since no rocket changes are warranted for upcoming flights, the company's launch schedule remains on track.

Sci-tech Japanese astronaut tweets his concern after growing 9cm in space
Author: 0 Japanese astronaut tweets his concern after growing 9cm in space

After just three weeks in a microgravity environment aboard the International Space Station , Kanai has seen a phenomenal change in his body's physiology, as he's managed to grow an impressive 3.5 inches (9cm) in height. This is the first mission to the ISS for the 41-year-old Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut, who is also a medical doctor. The Soyuz spacecraft which transport astronauts from Earth to the ISS and back again have a limit on seating height, so it could pose a ...

Sci-tech Amazon Nokia Week : Discount on Nokia 6 and 8
Author: 0 Amazon Nokia Week : Discount on Nokia 6 and 8

Along with this, the e-commerce player will be giving instant discount of Rs 1,500 to ICICI Bank credit card holders. The ICICI Bank discount is valid even if the phone is bought in an exchange, but only if the amount to be paid is greater than Rs 10,000 even after applying the exchange value.

Sci-tech Asus Just Combined Three Gaming Monitors Into One: CES2018
Author: 0 Asus Just Combined Three Gaming Monitors Into One: CES2018

All of these accessories are set to become available in the first half of 2018, although no prices have yet been mentioned. It also includes an expansion bay and an easy-swap SSD tray to make system upgrades effortless. Furthermore, it uses Aura Sync lighting, the same as the above gaming desktop, and offers a USB pass-through port, allowing gamers to connect a mouse (or other peripheral) via the keyboard.

Sci-tech Metal Gear Survive Beta Begins Next Week, New Trailer Released
Author: 0 Metal Gear Survive Beta Begins Next Week, New Trailer Released

Whether it's chopping down trees in order to create makeshift weapons or setting up research facilities that can create automatic turret weapons, each time I see Metal Gear Survive I get a stronger and stronger inkling that the gameplay loop could be like a more serious, sci-fi-based Fortnite game grounded in the FOX Engine .

Sci-tech AMD details upcoming 12nm CPUs, Ryzen APUs, and 7nm Vega
Author: 0 AMD details upcoming 12nm CPUs, Ryzen APUs, and 7nm Vega

At CES 2018 AMD filled in more details of its product lineup for this year including the first Ryzen desktop processor with Radeon Vega graphics. Elsewhere, AMD revealed the second generation Ryzen desktop CPU , the first based on 12nm tech and scheduled for April, and the Ryzen PRO range of mobile processors with integrated Radeon Vega graphics for productivity-conscious notebook users rather than gamers.

Sci-tech Facebook to reportedly release an Echo Show competitor with facial recognition
Author: 0 Facebook to reportedly release an Echo Show competitor with facial recognition

The report states that Portal will be similar to the Amazon Echo Show , though it won't be marketed as a smart assistant, but rather something that will let families and friends stay connected via social features and video chat. "We're not commenting on this speculative report", a spokesperson said. So essentially, this will be a first step in an evolution Facebook wishes to dictate.

Sci-tech 1st blue supermoon lunar eclipse in 150 years
Author: 0 1st blue supermoon lunar eclipse in 150 years

The seldom-seen event will be visible in western North America, Asia, Australia, and elsewhere across the Eastern Hemisphere, Archaeology News reports. This happens when the earth is in a position between the moon and the soon which blots out the view of the moon. Call it whatever you like - a blue red moon, a purple moon, a blood moon - but the moon will be special on January 31.

Sci-tech Rock Art May Be Oldest Supernova Ever Recorded
Author: 0 Rock Art May Be Oldest Supernova Ever Recorded

They investigated the possibility that the rock drawing is the record of the supernova HB9 and found that only one Supernova remnant HB9 meets all the criteria and it exploded around 4500 BC with a brightness comparable to the brightness of the Moon.

Sci-tech Overwatch League App Now Available for Download on iOS and Android
Author: 0 Overwatch League App Now Available for Download on iOS and Android

Fans can buy skins of their favourite teams with League Tokens. Fifty percent of revenue from the skins will go to a "net shared revenue pool" for all 12 Overwatch League teams, Blizzard confirmed to Dot Esports in December. How Does the Overwatch League Work? The season will conclude with playoffs that take place in the summer between July 11th and July 28th. It will alert you to matches when they go live, so you don't miss a moment of the action.

Sci-tech John Young - The Passing of a Legend
Author: 0 John Young - The Passing of a Legend

Retired astronaut Walter Cunningham mourned the loss of former colleague John Young during an interview with Newsmax TV . He flew twice during the two-man Gemini missions of the mid-1960s, twice to the moon during Nasa's Apollo program, and twice more aboard the new space shuttle Columbia in the early 1980s.

Sci-tech Xposed Framework beta adds support for Android Oreo
Author: 0 Xposed Framework beta adds support for Android Oreo

As of yesterday, around 28.6 percent of all Android devices were running Android 6.0, a drop of 1.2 percent from the previous month . Google collected the data on the distribution numbers over a seven-day period ending Monday. The distribution numbers for Android 7.0 went up from 19.3 percent to 21.1 percent, while Android 7.1 Nougat saw a jump from 4 percent in December to 5.2 percent.

Sci-tech Dragon Ball FighterZ Gets Confirmed Beta Dates and New Characters
Author: 0 Dragon Ball FighterZ Gets Confirmed Beta Dates and New Characters

It's recommended that you have an AMD Ryzen 5 1400 at 3.2GHz or Intel Core i7 3770 at 3.4 GHz for your CPU and a Radeon HD 7870 or GTX 660 in the graphics department. Video game fans must also prepare for the upcoming open beta [VIDEO ] test for 2D fighting title on January 14-15. " FighterZ " will introduce two new game modes: " Dramatic Prodduction " and " Come Forth, Shenron! ".