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Apple Could Be Revising Its Approach To iOS, macOS Updates

Apple has reportedly told its engineers to renew its approach to developing software updates for iOS and macOS. They no longer have to follow a strict schedule and can push back a feature if they feel it needs more work.

Tech February 13, 2018

Fast Eaters Get Fat, Study Shows: Taking Your Time With Your Food May Help You Lose Weight

New research revealed that the time it takes for a person to eat and the time at which the person eats are factors in weight gain. People who eat faster, skip breakfast, and eat midnight snacks have higher obesity risk.

Health February 13, 2018

Essential Phone Didn’t Even Sell 100,000 Units In 2017: What Went Wrong?

The Essential PH-1 only managed to push less than 90,000 units during the first six months of its release. What does that say about the smartphone market?

Tech February 13, 2018

Snapchat Redesign Stirs Massive Backlash: More Than 670K People Sign Petition Get The Old Design Back

The Snapchat redesign recently rolled out more widely and it sparked a firestorm of criticism. More than 670,000 people signed a petition to roll back to the old version of the app, but Snap seems keen on making this update work.

Tech February 13, 2018

'Kingdom Come: Deliverance' Day One Patch For Consoles Is 23 GB: Here's The Explanation

The historical RPG 'Kingdom Come: Deliverance' is finally released after four years. However, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners will have to wait a bit longer to play the game, as it requires a massive 23 GB day-one patch.

Culture February 13, 2018

'Monster Hunter: World' Takes The Throne As The Fastest-Selling Game By Capcom

'Monster Hunter: World' is now Capcom's fastest-selling game of all time, beating titles from franchises such as 'Street Fighter,' 'Resident Evil,' and 'Mega Man.' What does the future hold for 'Monster Hunter: World'?

Culture February 13, 2018

SpaceX To Launch Test Internet Satellites Aboard Falcon 9 Rocket

Elon Musk’s SpaceX company is launching two test internet satellites aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday, Feb. 17. What makes these satellites different from those currently at geostationary orbit?

Science February 13, 2018

These Horrifying Parasitic Worms Were Found Inside An Oregon Woman's Irritated Eye

What a woman thought as an ordinary eye inflammation is actually an infection that only occurs among cattle. In three weeks, not only one parasitic worm but more than a dozen were extracted from her eye.

Health February 13, 2018

Antarctica Expedition To Explore Underwater Ecosystem Hidden For 120,000 Years

Researchers from the British Antarctic Survey are headed to the remote Larsen C ice shelf to study a marine ecosystem that was once hidden and where organisms used to thrive without sunlight. What do researchers want to find out?

Science February 13, 2018

Facebook Watch To Roll Out Special Section For Breaking News

Facebook is taking on fake news again. It has officially announced an upcoming breaking news section on its Watch tab to feature legitimate news stories.

Tech February 13, 2018

No Strong Links Found Between Ultrasound During Pregnancy And Autism: Study

A new study was recently conducted to prove that there was a link between ultrasounds during pregnancy and the fetus developing autism later on in life. The study results, however, indicated that there are no strong ties between the two.

Health February 13, 2018

Shigeru Miyamoto Says You Should Look Forward To A Longer Nintendo Switch Life Cycle

During a company investor call, Shigeru Miyamoto revealed Nintendo's plans for the Switch. It looks like the company is expecting a longer life cycle for the hybrid console, unlike its previous game systems.

Culture February 13, 2018

Old 386 Case Gets Modern Internals For Gaming, Including An Arduino-Powered Front LED

One user restored and rebuilt his old 386 CPU with new hardware. This includes an Arduino-powered LED display, an SSD, and more.

Tech February 13, 2018

Texas Teacher Dies From Flu: Antiviral Drugs Are Too Expensive, She Claimed Before Death

The deadly flu season in the United States has taken another life. A schoolteacher in Texas passed away early February after suffering from flu complications.

Health February 13, 2018

Apple, LG Throwing Big Bucks To OLED Microdisplay Company For AR and VR Headsets

Major tech companies have invested in a small company in New York that makes OLED microdisplays. Apple, LG, and Valve have put in $10 million to eMagin for possible AR and VR headsets.

Tech February 13, 2018

Foreign Accent Syndrome: Woman With Headache Wakes Up With British Accent

A rare medical condition called Foreign Accent Syndrome has only affected 100 persons over the last century. A woman from Texas suffering severe headaches woke up one day with her accent changed from American to British.

Health February 13, 2018

Trump's New NASA Budget Could Cancel Important Telescope Project That Can Solve Dark Matter Mystery

The new budget for the fiscal year 2019 for NASA was released on Monday, Feb 12. It could be detrimental for the WFIRST project that aims to study dark energy.

Science February 13, 2018

Google Reportedly Plans To Overhaul Android P For iPhone X-Like 'Notch' And More

Google is reportedly working on Android P already and some big changes could be in store. Most notably, the next version of Android could embrace iPhone X-like notches to better accommodate minimal bezels.

Tech February 13, 2018

DNA Nanorobots Programmed To Kill Tumors: The Latest Weapon Against Cancer

DNA nanorobots are the latest weapon against the scourge of cancer, as researchers were able to program them to kill human breast cancer tumors in mice. What's next for the breakthrough technology?

Health February 13, 2018

Eating Grapes Can Help Improve Symptoms Of Anxiety And Depression: Study

Every year, almost 18.8 million men and women suffer from depression in the United States. A new study has found that eating grapes can drastically improve symptoms of depression and anxiety.

Health February 13, 2018

Oumuamua Interstellar Asteroid Tumbles Through Space For Billions Of Years After Collision With Mystery Object

The Oumuamua asteroid has spinning chaotically through space after colliding with an object that threw it out of its system. It will continue to spin chaotically for many billions of years before it will rotate normally again.

Science February 12, 2018

Should You Buy An Apple HomePod? Here’s What It Means If You Do

If you really want to buy the HomePod, you’re probably a huge Apple fan. If it doesn’t appeal to you at all, Apple didn’t make it for you.

Tech February 12, 2018

Amazon Is Working On Its Own Custom AI Chips For Alexa: Report

Amazon is reportedly developing its own custom AI chips to speed up on the smart functionalities of Alexa. The in-house chip will render Alexa faster, as the processing is mostly in-device instead of tapping the cloud at all times.

Tech February 12, 2018

DirecTV Now Bundles Free 32GB Apple TV 4K With 3 Months Of Prepaid Service At $105 In Total

DirecTV Now launched a new offer to sweeten the deal and attract more customers. For a limited time, you can get a 32 GB Apple TV 4K for free with three months of prepaid DirecTV Now at $35 per month, amounting to $105 in total.

Tech February 12, 2018

International Weed Day Linked To Rise In Deadly Car Crashes

A new study has shown that 4/20, which is the annual pot celebration day, is related to an increase in fatal car accidents. Moreover, people do not think that smoking up can influence their driving.

Health February 12, 2018

New Anti-Flu Drugs To Combat Viral Mutations Using Alternative Mechanisms

Coming into the market are new anti-flu treatments that work faster even with a smaller dosage. Among them is a single pill wonder that would significantly reduce the occurrence of future outbreaks.

Health February 12, 2018

Amazon Is Laying Off Hundreds Of Employees As It Shifts Focus To Alexa, AWS

Amazon is cutting back on the number of employees on its Seattle operation. Hundreds will be laid off in the coming weeks, which the company said is part of adjustments to focus on growth-extensive businesses such as Alexa and AWS.

Tech February 12, 2018

Snapchat Puts Snap Maps Online For Everyone, People Still Hate Redesign

Snapchat added the Snap Maps feature online. Now everyone can view stories without having to go to the app. Stories can be viewed online without having to sign in.

Tech February 12, 2018

Asteroid Flies By Close To Earth: Why Are Many Asteroids Being Spotted?

An asteroid brushed past the planet on Friday, Feb. 9. Dubbed 2018 CB, it was the second asteroid to make a flyby close to Earth last week.

Science February 12, 2018

Best Apps To Download For Your Android Phone Or Tablet On Google Play

Recently bought an Android phone or tablet? Here's our guide to the best Android apps to download on Google Play. There's everything from note-taking apps to dating apps and fitness-tracking apps.

Tech February 12, 2018

Man Goes In For Surgery Ends Up With Two Hearts

Doctors had to perform an obscure procedure to save a man’s life during a heart transplant. The man now has two hearts instead of one.

Health February 12, 2018

Nokia Still Working After Being Thrown Through Police Car Window

A Nokia phone was thrown at a police car in England and managed to remain undamaged. The phone also did no harm to the police car.

Culture February 12, 2018

Xerox Engineers Claim Drop in Chicago Crime Rate Due To Unclogged Printers

Xerox engineers are taking credit for a drop in the crime rate in Chicago during the mid '90s. By reducing paper jams in printers, lawyers' work became more efficient.

Culture February 12, 2018

Bumble Dating App Reveals How To Find Mr. Or Ms. Right This Valentine's Day

Bumble, a dating app on iOS and Android, has revealed how to find Mr. or Ms. Right ahead of Valentine's Day. The spokesperson shared the best time to use the dating app and how to gain attention from the right person.

Tech February 12, 2018

Microsoft’s SMS Organizer App Makes It Easier To Manage Messages On Android Devices

Microsoft's Project Garage Team called Team Golconda developed an SMS Organizer app, which makes it easy to organize messages on Android devices. However, the messaging app is only available in India.

Tech February 12, 2018

Heart Disease: Warning Signs And Symptoms Of Heart Attack And Stroke

Heart attacks and strokes can have similar symptoms, making it more challenging for someone to tell the difference between the two. Here's a guide to help tell the difference between heart attacks and strokes.

Health February 12, 2018

EPA Chief Suggests Climate Change May Benefit Humanity

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt made comments regarding climate change, this time changing tactics. Instead of outright denying the existence Pruitt says that it may be beneficial to humans.

Science February 12, 2018

Nintendo Teamed Up With Illumination For 'Super Mario' Movie Because Shigeru Miyamoto 'Clicked' With Studio's CEO

Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto revealed he “clicked” with Illumination CEO Chris Meledandri, which resulted to the, now underway, “Super Mario” film project. Rumors suggest a 2020 release date for the film, and more movie details will emerge soon.

Culture February 12, 2018

Sorry, 'Metal Gear' Fans: 'Metal Gear Solid HD Collection' For The PS4 Was Just A Typo

A mistake made by the company's web developer generated rumors that a PS4 version of 'Metal Gear Solid HD Collection' is on its way. However, the studio confirmed it is nothing but a typo.

Culture February 12, 2018

CD Projekt Red Might Announce New 'Cyberpunk 2077' Details At E3 2018

Rumors abound that CD Projekt Red attending the E3 2018 in June will lead to the official announcement of “Cyberpunk 2077.” The Polish game developer confirmed it’s on the list of participating companies at the expo.

Culture February 12, 2018

'Pokémon' For Nintendo Switch Release Date Possibly Teased By Job Listing

A job listing posted by The Pokémon Company may have teased the release date for the upcoming 'Pokémon' RPG for the Nintendo Switch. The game may arrive just in time for this year's holiday season, if the speculations are correct.

Culture February 12, 2018

Instagram Now Notifies Users If You Screenshot Their Stories, But There’s A Workaround

Instagram is testing a new feature that lets story creators view the people who have taken a screenshot of their content. Only a number of users are participating in the test, and plans for a wide rollout remain uncertain.

Tech February 12, 2018

Facial Recognition Accuracy Best For White Men, Worst For Dark-Skinned Women, Research Shows

Research from M.I.T. Media Lab revealed that the accuracy of facial recognition systems depends on the gender and skin color of its user. The technology may not be intentionally biased, but the discrepancy arises from its data sets and creators.

Tech February 12, 2018

Facebook Expected To Lose More Young Users To Instagram And Snapchat In US

Facebook has been losing its younger crowd and the trend is expected to continue this year, especially in the United States. According to a new report, Facebook will keep losing youngsters while Instagram and Snapchat will gain more users aged 24 and under.

Tech February 12, 2018

London Spitfire Wins Overwatch League Stage 1: What To Expect In Stage 2 And Season 2

The London Spitfire mounted an enormous comeback against the New York Excelsior to win stage one of the Overwatch League season one. Viewers are now looking forward to stage two, but Blizzard is already planning for Overwatch League season two.

Culture February 12, 2018

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