Stories about Research

Mar 14 2018

Physicist Stephen Hawking dies aged 76

He passed away during the early hours of Wednesday at his home in Cambridge. Doctors predicted he would only live a few years, but he instead thrived, focusing on his...

Mar 13 2018

YouTube Goes Dark on Mobile Devices

The feature debuted on the YouTube desktop client a year ago. Though the feature started as part of a limited test in April 2017, Dark Mode later rolled out to all You...

Mar 13 2018

Fitbit Unveils New Fitbit Versa Smartwatch to Rival Apple Watch

Kids with smartphones can also look at their statistics through the Fitbit Ace , but the company won't show calorie counts or other metrics that don't apply to children,...

Mar 13 2018

Ryan Coogler Praises Ava DuVernay For Making 'The Impossible Look Easy'

And the Black Panther director did not hold back: " Ava DuVernay is someone who makes the impossible look easy". Coogler shared his praise for DuVernay's 2014 film ...

Mar 13 2018

The Switch Parental Controls App Might Have Revealed System Firmware 5.0.0

Facebook and Twitter friends that also use Nintendo Switch can now be added through Friend Suggestions and digital software purchases made from a PC or smart device w...

Mar 13 2018

Second Assassin's Creed Origins DLC out this week

A odd curse has befallen the region and Bayek is investigating the plague and what has caused it. The Curse of the Pharaohs is set four years after the climax of the ...

Mar 13 2018

Republicans move to block Trump's tariffs on steel, aluminum

Let's remain calm while we await details on President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. Trump announced March 1 that the...

Mar 13 2018

Next Hearthstone Expansion Is Called "The Witchwood", Brings New Mechanics

Some of the new cards utilize a new keyword, Echo , that allows them to be played again and again (mana limits allowing); others will feature a new Rush keyword. When...

Mar 12 2018

Apple Buys Texture, the Netflix for Magazines

Apple is buying the entirety of Next Issue Media and bringing on its full staff, with the deal expected to close soon, according to TechCrunch . Texture, which gives yo...

Mar 12 2018

How to get Mario Kart on Google Maps this week

Mario has rolled out globally to users of Google Maps , but remember, this is optional. "Users would then need to click on the yellow "?" icon which is available in the...

Mar 12 2018

Facebook Signs Exclusive Deal To Stream 25 MLB Games

Produced by MLB Network and its production team specifically for Facebook Watch across its supported devices, including mobile phones and connected televisions, this pack...

Mar 12 2018

Microsoft To Bring AMD FreeSync And FreeSync 2 To Xbox Consoles

Microsoft is taking another step towards maximum compatibility for its Xbox consoles. Another key feature coming to the Xbox One in the next update is support for Au...

Mar 12 2018

Ford Mustang brings California Special, rev-matching and more

Other touches include a signature Ebony Black and Race Red script California Special badge, Mustang Performance Pack 1 front splitter and five-spoke painted wheels. The...

Mar 12 2018

Eddie Jones does not expect quick fix to England's breakdown woes

Spicing it up a little more, Ireland go to Twickenham next weekend holding the Six Nations trophy surrendered by upcoming host England . Scrumhalf Conor Murray w...

Mar 12 2018

Cheaper 13-inch Retina MacBook Coming in June

Perhaps when the new accessibly priced MacBook reaches the market in June it will sport one of Apple's new patented keyboard designs. Whilst it seems like it will be ch...

Mar 12 2018

Google remembers the man who discovered the synthetic dye with a doodle

Celebrating the 180th birthday of British chemist Sir William Henry Perkin, today's Google Doodle features the purple colour to commemorate his accidental invention of ...

Mar 12 2018

Android 8.1 Oreo Now Available For OnePlus 5/5T Via Open Beta

The number of Android flagships running Oreo at all is already slim, but those using Android 8.1 are even fewer. According to reports, the open beta program will bring in...

Mar 12 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Get Android 8.0 Oreo Starting March 30th

This is around two million more than the 41 million S8 handsets it reportedly sold previous year. The article's sources say that Samsung has made quarterly plans for ...

Mar 12 2018

Microsoft And Epic Games Work Together To Push Cross-Platform Play Further

Now we've received confirmation that Xbox One will in fact support cross-play, cross-progression, and cross-purchase, between Xbox One, PC, Mac, iOS and (in the next ...

Mar 12 2018

BOZICH | Kentucky draws A10 champ Davidson in NCAA Tournament

Watching No. 3 seed MI will be fascinating since they had the long layoff after the Big Ten Tournament victory. Xavier (28-5) plays the victor of the play-in game again...