Sci-tech

Alexa has started randomly laughing and it's freaking people out

As you can imagine, echos of laughter suddenly ringing out in one's otherwise empty home would terrify pretty much anyone, which is why the incident has sinc...


Android P Developer Preview released by Google with notch support, notification improvements

Google will also restrict access to private APIs in Android. Google has also improved visibility and function in notifications with Android P. The new Messag...


Windows 10 Spring Creators Update To Bolster Machine-learning Capabilities

Microsoft's Joe Belfiore tweeted the news on Tuesday. . After rumors last month that suggested Microsoft was turning its education-focused Windows 10 S from a...


Washington becomes first state to pass net neutrality law after FCC repeal

In December, the commission's Republican majority voted to rollback net neutrality rules that had prohibited broadband service providers from blocking or th...


Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway to again present Oscars Best Picture

Eight films he has produced have earned 53 Academy nominations, and in 1999, he was awarded the Academy's highest honor, the Irving G. Thalberg Award. "Faye and...


Apple plans to develop high-end headphones

In addition to that, the report says the new Apple headphones were scheduled to launch sometime at the end of this year. Apple-owned Beats now sells high-end ...


In Antarctica discovered the largest colony of penguins

So a team of researchers headed out on another expedition to the islands in 2015. Using neural network analysis of drone images they took of the colony, the ...


Google's New SDK for Making Cross-Platform Apps Launches in Beta

It now has two mobile app SDKs: Android and Flutter . Code written specifically for Android or iOS is depressingly unportable. Furthermore, unlike other cr...


Smartphone sales dip for the first time, with Huawei, Xiaomi bucking trend

The global smartphone market is shrinking for the first time as choosey buyers in emerging markets hang on to their mobiles for longer. Despite having three new...


Apple Releases iOS 11.2.6 To Fix Telugu Character Bug

The iOS bug also affects built-in Messages app on macOS and the Apple Watch . Apple has recently released the iOS 11 .2.5, in hopes that the update ...


See which NJ restaurants, chefs were named James Beard semifinalists

The finalists will be revealed at on March 14, with the winners being announced on May 7 at the James Beard Awards Gala. Outside of the kitchen and bar, then-...


Google's Project Fi now offers data coverage in 170 countries

That's good news because personally, the feature sounds a bit intrusive. Today, Project Fi is adding more countries, while adding proactive travel alerts base...


Karate Kid TV Sequel Cobra Kai Releases First Trailer

Now, a YouTube Red series with a focus on the Cobra Kai dojo is set to stretch things even further, and they're bringing back some familiar faces. Clearly, ...


HomePod damages wooden furniture; Apple suggests choosing a different surface

When Pogue enquired with Apple as what the audio sources for each of the devices on show, he discovered that the HomePod was connected wirelessly using AirP...


President Trump's proposed budget wants NASA out of the ISS

The station is a joint project of several space-faring nations, and NASA has contracted with private companies, like Boeing and SpaceX , to reach it in recen...


Google takes on Snapchat with its own 'Stories' format

More info is available at Google's ampproject.org website. Akin to " stories " more commonly associated with apps like Snapchat , Instagram , and Facebo...


Telstra, Ericsson, Qualcomm and NETGEAR achieve 2Gbps speeds in live demo

As the world's first commercially announced Category 20 LTE modem supporting download speeds up to 2 Gbps, the Snapdragon X24 LTE modem delivers 2x the spee...


NASA captured the most distant photograph from the Earth

The Nasa spacecraft that made close-ups of Pluto has set a record for the farthest photos ever taken. At a distance of 3.79 billion miles, or 40.9 astrono...


Apple's HomePod User Guide Tells You Everything About the Smart Speaker

Vocals were pure, bass deep. The Apple speaker was less capable when it came to its integration of the Siri voice assistant, according to some reviews. Th...


Apple AirPod Smokes, Then Blows Up

Colon suspects a faulty battery is behind the incident - according to Apple , a failed electronic battery can lead to internal damage and overheating. "You c...