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SMC Alert: Rocket Lab successful launch

Operators of tiny satellites don't have many options to get to space, and typically have to hitch rides on launches of much bigger probes. Rocket Lab chief executive Peter Beck says his company delivered a mysterious object into orbit during yest...

Google Will Now Prioritize Page Speed for Mobile Search

Mobile-first indexing is a major shift away from the current practice of using computer programs to crawl, index and rank websites by first looking at the desktop version. A tool that indicates how well a page performs on the Chrome UX Report and s...

United States lawmakers urge AT&T to cut all ties with Huawei

Nearly all phones and electronics - including most "American" or "European" phones - are made in China. The US also isn't the only country to worry about the companies: the Australian government upheld a prohibition in 2013 that barred Huawei f...

Huawei is victim of U.S. 'trust deficit'

Regarding the Wall Street Journal report which claims the deal was scuttled due to security concerns, Huawei spokesman Chase Skinner said - " privacy and security are always our first priority. Because of this skepticism, including the USA govern...

Google could turn the next Pixel's touchscreen into a speaker

Google has declined to comment on the acquisition, including how much might have been paid for Redux. Redux's technology could also be used create haptic feedback - which gives the sense of touch on a surface such as a screen. This technology can fre...

HTC announces Vive Pro with increased resolution and built-in headphones

These will be available via a revamped version of the Viveport VR store. CES appears to have other players in the wireless-VR space, as well, and we'll do our best at Ars to cover or go hands on with any promising VR demos, especially any with the ...

Details, images, and pricing of the Nokia 6 (2018) revealed

The great changes of the Nokia 6 (2018) come from the inside. The fingerprint scanner in Nokia 6 is embedded into the home button on the front. Bummer. The biggest change that HMD Global has implemented to the second-generation Nokia 6 is i...

Amazon: Echo Dot top-selling product over holidays

A Google spokesperson made a statement regarding its battle with Amazon stating that since Amazon doesn't carry Google products like Chromecast and Google Home , nor does it make Prime Video available for GoogleCast users, Google is no longe...

Sid Meier's Civilization VI is now available on iPad

And it's not the trial version or some joke-half of game. You can buy Civilization VI in the iOS App Store for $30 until January 4. While an earlier cut-down entry in the franchise, Civilization Revolution, was available on consoles and table...

Jio vs Idea vs Vodafone vs Airtel: Prepaid and Postpaid Plans

For the purposes of simplicity, we're excluding all packs and plans that offer more than 1GB data per day per month. "For high data users, the MRP 299 plan offers free voice, unlimited data (2-GB high-speed 4G data a day), unlimited SMS and access ...

Catherine: Full Body Coming to PS4 and Vita

Look for "deep discussions" and an official trailer on December 22, when the development team goes live on Niconico to reveal more about Catherine: Full Body . The new character, "Rin" is a piano player at the bar that Vincent frequents. There's...

Forecast Calls for White Christmas in Iceland

As of Monday evening, the possibilities for the Christmas high temperature in Richmond range from the 30s to the 70s, with a better than even chance of clouds and showers. The lack of rain and snow across the region can be largely attributed to a d...

There's Going To Be A Fantastic Meteor Shower Tonight

Make this year more memorable, get ready to encounter the picturesque meteor shower tonight. Last year, a super moon greatly interfered with the viewing of this event because the moonlight was so bright it overshadowed any meteors. Emanating from t...

Google Assistant for Android 5.0 Lollipop Smartphones and Android Tablets Coming Soon

Other regions receiving the update include Italy, Japan, Germany, Brazil, and Korea. "Once you get the update and opt-in, you'll see an Assistant app icon in your "All apps" list", Mukha wrote. Google Assistant has until now been available on s...

Soul Calibur VI Trailer And Release Date 2018

Following rumors last week that the "sixth installment" of a popular gaming franchise would be announced tonight at The Game Awards , fans immediately turned to Soulcalibur VI as the most likely candidate. While a lot of these details are still ke...

Amazon and Google are fighting, and that means consumers lose

It is now unclear why Amazon chose to reduce its audio quality in its Apple TV app to PCM stereo. Amazon Prime Video will be available on the current generation of Apple TVs, which support 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR ), as well as previous genera...

Alfa Romeo Sauber confirms Leclerc and Ericsson

During the event, a previous generation F1 vehicle was unveiled featuring a red and white livery and a prominent Alfa Romeo badge ( above, with Leclerc and Ericsson ). "Now there is the additional benefit that when we sit down at the table to discuss...

HTC U11 Getting Android Oreo Update Today, Starting With Unlocked Units

HTC has announced that it will roll out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its flagship, the HTC U11 on 27 November. Owners of unlocked HTC U11 units will be notified about the availability of the update via a push notification which will provide...

Animal Crossing Pocket Camp Lands On Wednesday

The mobile phone version of Nintendo's popular Animal Crossing series, has you managing a campsite rather than the traditional town management that was a core element of the series. Then sit back and wait! Bells are used to purchase and craft fur...

Contracted Soviet-derived spaceplane Dream Chaser makes successful glide test

Executives with Sierra Nevada Corporation said November 13 they believed the recent glide flight of a Dream Chaser test article was successful and they won't need to fly that vehicle again. "It is in our mind a signal that our program has moved ano...

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Amazon and Google are fighting, and that means consumers lose

It is now unclear why Amazon chose to reduce its audio quality in its Apple TV app to PCM stereo. Amazon Prime Video will be available on the current generation of Apple TVs, ...

Alfa Romeo Sauber confirms Leclerc and Ericsson

During the event, a previous generation F1 vehicle was unveiled featuring a red and white livery and a prominent Alfa Romeo badge ( above, with Leclerc and Ericsson ). "Now there ...

HTC U11 Getting Android Oreo Update Today, Starting With Unlocked Units

HTC has announced that it will roll out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its flagship, the HTC U11 on 27 November. Owners of unlocked HTC U11 units will be notified about the...

Animal Crossing Pocket Camp Lands On Wednesday

The mobile phone version of Nintendo's popular Animal Crossing series, has you managing a campsite rather than the traditional town management that was a core element of the se...

Contracted Soviet-derived spaceplane Dream Chaser makes successful glide test

Executives with Sierra Nevada Corporation said November 13 they believed the recent glide flight of a Dream Chaser test article was successful and they won't need to fly that ve...

Apple's AR headset progressing towards a 2020 release

The company wants to have technology for a headset ready by 2019, and sell it as early as 2020, according to the report . Well, Bloomberg is out with a fresh report this morning...

Twitter doubles length of tweets to 280 characters

Some Twitterati think brevity is the soul of the service and worry the longer form will ruin what's special about it. Twitter in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean is staying at the 1...

WhatsApp is down for users in India and around the globe

However, users reported several other affected countries including Malaysia, UK, USA, India, Saudi Arabia, Philippines and Germany. The sudden outage on Whatsapp created a lot of p...

GameStop Offering Unlimited 6-Month Access To Preowned Games

USA retailer GameStop has come up with an innovative solution that will help its brick and mortar stores stay relevant in the digital age. The $60 subscription, called PowerPass...

Amazon Key offers package delivery, inside your home

The service uses a kit, that start at $249.99, which includes an Amazon security camera, the Cloud Cam and a compatible smart lock. Prime customers will then select " Amazon ...

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Nintendo Switch Giving Fans What They Want

Nintendo Switch Giving Fans What They Want

As soon as we discovered that the GameCube controller adapter worked with the Nintendo Switch , an urgent thought pushed into our brains: "Is Nintendo preparing for something?" ...

Amazon Lists New Nintendo 3DS XL SNES Edition

Amazon Lists New Nintendo 3DS XL SNES Edition

Tech website I4U discovered the 3DS SNES Classic on the Amazon website. When Analogue's Super NT is released early next year, the unedited game - now dubbed Super Turrican...

You can now use wireless USB headphones with the Nintendo Switch

You can now use wireless USB headphones with the Nintendo Switch

After the video saves you can go to the video in the options and edit it down as much as you want. Also Nintendo has also finally delivered on its promise to support video capt...

Huawei Mate 10 series set to launch in China on October 20th

Huawei Mate 10 series set to launch in China on October 20th

What do you think of this latest announcement? The most interesting feature on the Huawei Mate 10 is the desktop mode which has been copied from Windows 10 Mobile. Also Mate 10 ...

DOOM to Arrive on Nintendo Switch on November 10

DOOM to Arrive on Nintendo Switch on November 10

The Doom Nintendo Switch release date has now been officially confirmed. The full single-player campaign, arcade mode, and multiplayer are available, as well as all previous DL...