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Google's new Timelapse satellite images show Earth in flux


Google just updated the Google Earth Engine to include four years of additional imagery, petabytes of new data, and generally a much clearer view of any location on Earth from 1984 to 2016. From those photos, the company made 25 million overlapping multi-resolution video tiles from a number of locations on the planet. The latest Timelapse consists of 33 images - one for each year - which were made interactive by Carnegie Mellon University's Create Lab's Time Machine - a technology that ... Read More »

Galaxy S8 said to pack unique feature we've never seen

On the back, the phone packs a 13-megapixel photo snapper with LED flash, while in the front there's a secondary 8-megapixel selfie camera for those who like to take this kind of pictures. In order to make the AF feature of the Galaxy S8 work well, though, it is said that Samsung will need to introduce an encoder-type AF actuator to the front of the camera . Read More »

Apple to Remove the Home Button on Bezel-Less iPad


One among them suggests that Apple will have its iconic home button ditched in iPhone 8 to facilitate its edge-to-edge bezel-less display. It is likewise projected that the Cupertino-based company will make the new tablet as thick as the iPad Air 2 to create space for its battery. Read More »

15-Inch MacBook Pro Teardown


But if you're willing to stretch to it and can handle living in a world of peripherals, the MacBook Pro is still the one laptop I would choose: just not for the reasons you might think. The entry level 13-inch MacBook Pro 2016 is also available at Amazon and Best Buy at a $100 discount, bringing the price down to $1,399. The deal did not include the latest edition of the MacBook Pro , which was revealed by Apple last month. Read More »

Thanksgiving, Black Friday sales up 9 percent

Electronics and appliances were by far the big attractions, with the category enjoying a 26.5 percent increase in sales, fueled by shoppers' interest in TVs and other new gadgets. Lea Bishop from Carmel, Indiana, picked up tickets to the Texas Tenors at her local performing arts center because they had a rare buy-two-get-two-free deal. Read More »

Broncos have fallen to seventh in AFC playoff race

Elway emphasized that the team plays to "WIN," and that they went down swinging. Kansas City (8-3) and Miami (7-4), by virtue of a tiebreaker, would claim the wild-card spots, while the Broncos would stay home in January. And lesson learned. We had a lot of mistakes, a lot of penalties, a lot of busts in coverage. New England, a rematch in Kansas City, a rematch vs. The Chiefs jumped to a 9-3 halftime lead, scoring all of its points without earning a first down in the second quarter. Read More »

Tennessee Powerball victor to be introduced Tuesday


Players must match all five numbers drawn plus the Powerball number to win the jackpot. The owner of the shop, Joyce Gregory, scored $25,000 just for selling the winning ticket. She said that her colleagues were stunned when she broke the news about their big win. "MacAuley won an instant prize of $500,000 after scratching a "$500,000 Jackpot" ticket at his home in Crest Hill. Read More »

'Star Wars' fans to get glimpse of Darth Vader very soon


In contrast, Rogue One might be a tougher push because it features a story not revolving on Jedis alone. It stars Felicity Jones as Rebel spy cum military leader Jyn Erso, Diego Luna as Rebel agent Cassian Andor, Alan Tudyk as Andor's security droid, and more notable actors. Read More »

PS4 Pro may give players an advantage in some online games


It also has an additional USB port (at the back, ideal for PlayStation VR), packs a 1TB hard drive and returns the optical audio port. Twice the GPU power, bumped up CPU, same PS4 games . However, it looks like some older games might not be benefiting from the added firepower when played on 1080p HDTVs. Everyone's favorite bro, Nathan Drake, looks even more bro-tacular in "Uncharted 4: A Thief's End" on the PlayStation 4 Pro . Read More »

Microsoft Surface Phone May Have Delayed Surface Book

She did not mention the Surface phone at all. Priced at $1,249, it means you save $250 off the normal price when you buy the device from the official Microsoft Store . Everyone not living under a digital rock knows what that device would be. "The Surface Phone", says columnist Ewan Spence. Fans were hoping that at least one of the devices would be released before 2016 ends. Read More »

Samsung says Galaxy S7 edge available in Blue Coral

This year has brought with it a stellar line-up of smartphones, many of which are getting a considerable price cut in celebration of Black Friday 2016 - the exemplary Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge included. The analyst writes in the report: "We believe Apple remains one of the best-positioned tech companies to benefit from spending trends this holiday season with a well-received iPhone 7/7 Plus, a new Apple Watch and a new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar". Read More »

VLC Offers 360-Degree Video Playback


Android, iOS, Xbox users will have to wait for some time before the 360-degree features arrive for their device platforms. VideoLAN has released the VLC 360 tech preview, allowing you to play 360 photos/videos on Windows 7 and later or MacOS 10.10 and later. Read More »

Leaked! Galaxy S7 variant Images Pics Release Date Price

To refresh your memory: The Samsung Galaxy S7 features a 5.1in display with a QHD resolution of 2560 x 1440, an octa-core Exynos 8890 processor with 4GB RAM, 32GB storage and a 12MP camera. In the same Sammobile report , it was noted that one main factor to consider with the speculated Glossy Black variant is its resistance to scratches. Read More »

'No Man's Sky' update arriving soon


So this update is a way for Hello Games to appease some of the negative backlash " No Man's Sky " has received. The long-awaited Foundation Update for No Man's Sky is finally here, bringing with it features that really should have been in the game from Day One. Read More »

Cyber Monday Apple Deals Give $150-250 Discounts! Impressive

Apple unveiled the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar in October, but the first units just started shipping to customers over the last few weeks. Target is offering $72 off the Apple Watch Series 1 , now available at $198. Lenovo IadeaPad 510: This 15.6-inch laptop has had £100 taken from its price . If you can wait for Cyber Monday, eBay has got some great Apple deals coming up. Read More »

Get good deals while avoiding long lines this Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday , which has risen in popularity to rival Black Friday, is nearly here, and there are already a lot of good sales to shop . If you need a laptop for running productivity software, video editing or running multiple programs at once, you'll want to shop for a higher quality laptop on Cyber Monday . Read More »

Lufthansa strike in fourth day


The five-day strike by members of the Vereinigung Cockpit union has now grounded almost 2,800 flights, affecting 350,000 passengers. Lufthansa passengers booked Sunday should check the company's website to see whether their flight is among those affected by the cancelations. Read More »

Samsung, pension fund raided as South Korean probe widens


In a weird turn in an already odd story, the president's office confirmed that her office bulk-purchased erectile dysfunction drug Viagra, but insisted it was for a high-altitude trip to Ethiopia. It was aimed at helping Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong to succeed management control from his father Chairman Lee Kun-hee, who has been hospitalized for two-and-a-half years following a heart attack. Read More »

Best Xbox Store Black Friday Deals


For fans of Blizzard games like Overwatch, Heroes of the Storm, StarCraft 2 and more, you should check out Blizzard's Black Friday sale. There is no better time to finally invest in the game everyone has been talking about or the game system you have been pining for over the past several months (or years if you are really behind). Read More »

Black Friday 2016: the best PS4, Xbox, and PC gaming deals


Regardless of what size hard drive you want, Microsoft is offering some great deals on the Xbox One S. It's more than likely that Brick & Mortar stores will also have some great "doorbuster" deals , so if you miss out on those great Black Friday deals, make sure that you're ready to travel to get some bargains. Read More »

How you can save money on game console bundles this Black Friday

Elsewhere, Sony has also been leaving crumbs on its Black Friday deals. As an example, the PS4 Slim will typically be $249.99 at most retailers, while Xbox One S simply gets $50 discount along with one free game - no controller. In addition, subscribers of PlayStation Plus will be receiving extra savings depending on the game similar to the ones in Xbox. However, they don't come with the free controller like the Walmart deal. Read More »

Tottenham will stay at Wembley for Europa League - Pochettino

However, Pochettino feels it is important that his team get more opportunities to play at Wembley, which will be hosting all of Tottenham's home matches in every competition next season while their new stadium is constructed. Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur both failed to pick up wins in the Champions League this week. It's a big motivation for me personally and must be for the players too. Read More »

Los Angeles Rams waive CB Troy Hill 3 days after arrest


But Hill was arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after he rear-ended a truck in his Mercedes. Coach Jeff Fisher said on Monday he was "still in the process of trying to gather more facts from law enforcement" about Hill's DUI arrest and had a copy of the police report. Read More »

LG G4 Next In Line For Android 7.0 Nougat

What's the surprise? Members of Paranoid Android, the popular ROM, actually helped the Nextbit dev team to create a "faster, less power-hungry OS" and push out Nougat this quickly. Other features that Google built into Nougat are also here, like multi-window (although we're still unsure of how this works with LG's already existing multi-window feature - i.e. Read More »

Premiere Date Revealed For Marvel's The Inhumans


When Marvel recently announced their new Inhumans TV series, they played it pretty fast and loose with the release date. Literally. As we learned last week, the Inhumans show will debut on IMAX before hitting the small screen as part of ABC's fall 2017 lineup. Read More »

Tinder rolls out new transgender identity options


The app is usually used as a dating app. Tinder has expanded out to provide more services and making it more like of a general social media app. There are now 37 gender identity options on Tinder- introduce to create a community of inclusiveness. Read More »

Watch Dogs 2 Update 1.04 Out Now, Multiplayer Still Not Fixed


That must be distressing for Ubisoft, too, because Infinite Warfare sales themselves were down 46% from last week; Chart-Track said that Watch Dogs 2 and Infinite Warfare were "close", so if some leaked data that cropped up on NeoGAF is anything to go buy, that means Ubisoft's newest open world game must have sold through roughly 80,000 copies. Read More »