Sci-tech

PRO12 confirm addition of Cheetahs, Kings for 2017-18 season

The Southern Kings are based in the southern coastal city of Port Elizabeth, while the Cheetahs hail from the central city of Bloemfontein. Also, the sout...


Pokemon Go: Will Articuno Ever Return to Gyms?

Players should do not forget to take note of their teammate's Pokemon before going on a Moltres Raid - a Blissey could lead the team to fail. Niantic ex...


Earth will hit risky 2C global warming level within 80 years

For their projections, the researchers used three factors that affect future emissions: the total human population of the planet, gross domestic product per per...


Stardew Valley multiplayer plan includes option to marry your friends

Each player will have their own inventory and "can do nearly anything the main player can do". Being able to farm with your friends was announced back in Febru...


Official invite suggests August 17 launch for Asus ZenFone 4

Perhaps the ZenFone 4 lineup will make an appearance on August 19 but those outside of Asia may have to wait a little longer to get their hands on the device....


Microsoft Surface Plus Financing Program Lets You Upgrade Every 18 Months

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) launches a Surface Plus upgrade program for customers in the United States . Consumers are only offered a 24-month payment plan, ...


Amazon halts sales of Blu smartphones over privacy concerns

The issue is sensitive to Amazon because Blu was an early partner for the store's Prime Exclusive Phones offer. In an emailed statement to Engadget , Blu...


Ford Wants Mustang Owners to be Nicer to Their Neighbours

If you live in a quiet neighborhood, but you have your heart set on a 2018 Mustang GT with a rumbly exhaust, fret not. What Ford Mustang GT owner doesn't ...


Google Chrome's Native Ad-Blocking Feature Spotted in Canary Build for Android

Google will reportedly debut a built-in ad blocking feature for its Chrome browser next year, and now we have the first concrete look at this addition to the w...


Capcom Is Preparing Resident Evil Revelations 1 and 2 for Nintendo Switch

Now you might be wondering why is the Switch version delayed? Well, yes and no. All previously released downloadable content is also included in the game as unl...


Here's Why an OLED iPhone Will Be So Expensive

The reason behind why the Apple roped up with LG, even if it has with the Samsung Partnership is here. Apple is investing around $2.7 billion in LG's OL...


Planetary defense: Asteroid flyby will test NASA's ability to locate space threats

Don't run for the panic room just yet - the inbound asteroid , called 2012 TC4 , is estimated to safely pass our planet at a distance of about 6,800 kilomet...


Truecaller adds Google Duo integration in latest update to Android app

Users complain about the space it takes up and the fact that you have to download it as a standalone service, rather than piece-by-piece as many other developer...


Formula E Victory 'A Dream Come True' - Di Grassi

Is this the reaction of someone who knows his title hopes are over? "I think the hashtag for the team this year was #nevergiveup!" said Di Grassi . "This adv...


NASA issues safety warning for unsafe eclipse glasses

On the bottom left is Boise, the state capital, which is about 20 miles outside the path of totality. According to Dr. Tyler Nordgren, a professor & author of...


Samsung develops 6CA-supporting LTE modem tech

The Korean tech giant first introduced the Exynos 9 in February, which adopted the 5CA technology of 1 Gbps. Samsung says the boost in speed will enable users...


Microsoft kills Word Flow keyboard app, tells iOS users to install SwiftKey

Word Flow featured many interesting concepts, including an arc layout, which allowed you to type with one hand. But when it comes to the "completion" of Redmond...


Los Angeles to host Olympics in 2028

Tokyo is set to host the 2020 Summer Games. The bid also relied heavily on making use of existing facilities across the city to tamp down on the sort of massi...


Final Fantasy XV Update Patch 1.13 Is Out Now To Download

The armour gives players 30 minutes of invincibility once per day and also improves their fishing skills. This was collected by exchanging medallions won duri...


Idea Cellular plans to launch its phone at Rs 2500

As confirmed by Himanshu Kapania, "Currently one of the biggest concerns for the company is net neutrality". He said , "So given this, we believe if we focus...


First exomoon may have been discovered

The high-profile quest to spot moons orbiting distant planets has been a series of let-downs, with each hint of an "exomoon" fading under closer inspection. H...


AMD officially shows RX Vega 64 GPU

Radeon Packs also include a $200 discount on Samsung's 34-inch curved ultrawide FreeSync monitor , and a $100 discount on some Ryzen 7 1800X processor and 370...


Alexis Sanchez prepared to make official transfer request to force Arsenal exit

It's claimed that he is prepared to make an official request to leave if Wenger denies him his wish, possibly as soon as this week. Wenger confirmed on Saturd...


Putin says US will have to shed 755 from diplomatic staff

The bill will now be sent to the White House for Trump to sign into law or veto. The Senate has approved a new package of stiff financial sanctions against ...


Companies say Apple removed their privacy apps from China

Apple told developers their apps were getting taken down "because it includes content that is illegal in China". The Times notes that China is Apple's larges...