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IPhone SE release date: Apple officially announces March 21 event

IPhone SE release date: Apple officially announces March 21 event A message on copies of the invitations posted online simply states "Let us loop you in". Well, the fact is that  Apple  has  revealed  nothing about what it plans on launching at this upcoming  event , although numerous rumors have talked about a series of releases, including the much debated  iPhone 5SE . [Full Article...]

Daylight Saving Time is hot garbage

Now, some may get confused on what exactly they are to do for Daylight Saving Time, but it's really quite simple when you think about it. One of the most commonly offered rationales for daylight saving time (yes, it's "saving", not "savings”) is the presumption that by extending summer daylight later into the evening, Americans would use less energy. [Full Article...]

Weeks after returning to Earth, Scott Kelly announces retirement from NASA

Weeks after returning to Earth, Scott Kelly announces retirement from NASA Kelly flew in space four times beginning with a mission to the Hubble Space Telescope aboard the shuttle Discovery in 1999. For its next space launch, NASA will send astronaut Jeff Williams to the International Space Station for six months - where he'll take his total days in space to a record-breaking 534, and you'll be able to check out the launch online. [Full Article...]

Microsoft again trying to push users to Windows 10

Microsoft again trying to push users to Windows 10 Qualys CTO Wolfgang Kandek ranks this one in importance to patch after MS16-029 - the Microsoft-rated "important" fix for Office. The next in line should be MS16-027, MS16-026 and MS16-028, which cover critical vulnerabilities in Windows components. [Full Article...]

Oculus creates VR Social Network with Facebook and Gear VR

Oculus creates VR Social Network with Facebook and Gear VR Currently, Oculus Rift is priced at $599, while Samsung offers it’s Gear VR for $99 and Google Cardboard viewers are around $20. "Now you can experience games, videos, and more with friends in VR!" The survey found that only one-quarter (25%) of consumers are willing to spend more than $250 on a virtual reality device. [Full Article...]

SpaceX launch attempt scrubbed

SpaceX launch attempt scrubbed Musk said via Twitter that the company is "scrambling" to get the vessel to move, since - should anything go wrong - SpaceX doesn't want to pose a threat to the people on board: SpaceX AF has placed launch on hold due to a boat entering the edge of the keep out zone . [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Xiaomi Mi5 vs LG G5: Winner Is…

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Xiaomi Mi5 vs LG G5: Winner Is… Unfortunately for Samsung fans the firm is not supporting Adoptable Storage with its latest smartphones. "In fact, the 5.5-inch Galaxy S7 Edge is constructed with 3D glass and metal-all in a sleek design with durability and ergonomic curves for a comfortable grip", he said during a sneak preview of the Samsung Galaxy S7 for the media here today. [Full Article...]

How to Get a Free Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge

How to Get a Free Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge With the included charger, I get a full charge in just 80 minutes, and that's enough for nine hours of Hulu video streaming on the S7, 10 hours on the S7 Edge. Because of the disparity in size, we understand that both the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Nexus 6P will appeal to different audiences and their different usage and tastes. [Full Article...]

Nancy Reagan, Former First Lady of the United States, Dead at 94

She died at her Los Angeles home. First lady Nancy Reagan in James Galanos gown at President Ronald Reagan's 1981 Inaugural Ball. Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney on the death of Nancy Reagan . Mrs. Reagan was not content just to stay in her husband's shadow. Ron Reagan's older sister, Patti Davis , said her mother died peacefully in her sleep - just "how she wanted to go".  ... [Full Article...]

Funeral Preparations Underway For Former First Lady Nancy Reagan

The center's Ronald Reagan expert, Jeff Chidester, says President Obama hit the nail on the head when he said Nancy Reagan "redefined the role". Born Anne Frances Robbins in NY on July 6, 1921-and given the name Nancy by her mother, Edith Robbins-Reagan's auto salesman father left the family when she was young. [Full Article...]

Republican, Democratic presidential primary results and more

Republican, Democratic presidential primary results and more LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Republican front-runner Donald Trump swept to victory in the MS and MI presidential primaries Tuesday, deepening his grip on the GOP nominating contest despite fierce efforts to block his path. The robocalls follow Romney's withering denunciation of Trump in a speech at the Hinckley Institute Thursday, where he called Trump a "phony" and a "fraud", and vowed to work t... [Full Article...]

Marco Rubio Closing Gap Against Donald Trump in Latest Florida Poll

Marco Rubio Closing Gap Against Donald Trump in Latest Florida Poll Both candidates are vying hard to win the contest, which awards all of its 99 delegates to the victor instead of splitting them proportionally. However, the weekend wasn't a complete loss for the Florida senator. People were surprised by how well Ted Cruz did. Marco Rubio , who has lost almost every presidential primary so far in the 2016 election, continued to lose on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Padma Lakshmi reveals 'explosive details' about her sexual life with Salman Rushdie

Padma Lakshmi reveals 'explosive details' about her sexual life with Salman Rushdie The memoirs talk at length about her marriage with Salman Rushdie , the author of Midnight's Children . They got married in 2004 after living together for five years and divorced in 2007. During the course of their marriage, Padma developed endometriosis, a condition which affects the lining of the womb and underwent a surgery for the same. [Full Article...]

Astronaut Scott Kelly returns to Earth after longest USA space mission

Astronaut Scott Kelly returns to Earth after longest USA space mission Kelly looked fit as he emerged from the Soyuz capsule on the remote steppes of central Asia, pumping his fist and giving a thumbs-up. He was smiling and talked with his doctors and others around him. [Full Article...]

West Orange Native Scott Kelly Return to Earth and the US

Astronaut Scott Kelly, re-adapting to gravity, people and wide open spaces after a record 340 days cooped up aboard the International Space Station, said Friday his muscles and joints are a bit sore - "just about all of 'em" - his skin is surprisingly sensitive and "I never felt completely normal up there". [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Teardown Shows Critical Internal Upgrades And Components

Samsung Galaxy S7 Teardown Shows Critical Internal Upgrades And Components However, to be cautious, Samsung did warn the S7 users that the device should not be charged immediately after submerging it under water. T-Mobile recently announced that customers who've preordered the Samsung Galaxy S7 would be able to receive it days ahead of its worldwide release. [Full Article...]

Street Fighter V March Update Might Be Coming Sooner Than Expected

Street Fighter V March Update Might Be Coming Sooner Than Expected If you have a habit of repeatedly quitting a game before it ends, you might not sit too well with Capcom. Among the many issues with Street Fighter V's launch, one of the most puzzling was that the game offered no punishment at all for players who quit during an online match to preserve their win streak. [Full Article...]

Stretched astronaut Scott Kelly shrinks again

Both Ms. Metcalf and Dr. Hanson attended U.S. Space Camp as young girls and encouraged the students to attend one of the week-long sessions in Huntsville, home of the U.S. Kelly told reporters the year passed slowly in space, but he could have stayed longer if it was for "a good reason", such as a mission to Mars. It was longer than I thought it would be. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Successfully Launches but Fails to Land

SpaceX Successfully Launches but Fails to Land After coping with a wayward boat, unfavorable winds and propellant problems, SpaceX finally launched the SES-9 telecommunication satellite on its Falcon 9 rocket today and then tried to land the rocket's first stage on an oceangoing platform. [Full Article...]

Verizon Offering Free Gear S2 With The Samsung Galaxy S7

Verizon Offering Free Gear S2 With The Samsung Galaxy S7 Further information on Optus' plans can be found here. One of them implies purchasing a Samsung Galaxy S7 before the 18th of March and getting a free Samsung Gear VR plus 6 VR games which are all worth $150. Customers who pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S7 on a $100 My Plan Plus with $0 upfront repayments over 24 months (minimum total cost $2400) or the Galaxy S7 edge on a $100 My Plan Plus with $4... [Full Article...]


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