• Jawbone dated to earliest known modern human outside Africa
Jawbone dated to earliest known modern human outside Africa

Researchers carried out a detailed analysis to confirm that the shape of the teeth and jaw are those of a modern human and not a Neanderthal, says Grün. Moving back the date of that first migration has big consequences for our understanding of human evolution. By dating burned flint flakes found at the site, archaeologists had determined that i...

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  • Monster Hunter World How to Create & Join Squads
Monster Hunter World How to Create & Join Squads

Fun fact: This latest Monster Hunter is the first mainline entry in the multi-million selling series to launch on both a PlayStation and Xbox console. Instead, you'll almost always find the Pukei-Pukei near the upper northern areas of the Ancient Forest map, in zones 6 through 8, which is also the same area that you can frequently find the form...

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  • Destiny 2's Iron Banner Set to Return With New Rewards
Destiny 2's Iron Banner Set to Return With New Rewards

Speaking of the January update , the Destiny 2 developer focused on improving two things - Raid perks and Masterwork armor . From next week you can get Raid armour with Raid perks in the form of mods to armour drops. All Legendary armor can drop as Masterwork following the same general parameters as those for weapons. Different stat pa...

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  • Get 2 Sonos One Smart Speakers for the Price of 1 HomePod
Get 2 Sonos One Smart Speakers for the Price of 1 HomePod

If you're one of Spotify's or Pandora's monthly active users, HomePod isn't offering you much - especially if you're a subscriber. In an new environmental report published today , Apple has detailed the HomePod's power consumption, highlighting that its new smart speaker consumes less power than an average ENERGY STAR certified LED hou...

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  • Intel will get carry from earnings, traders look previous chip…
Intel will get carry from earnings, traders look previous chip…

Intel actually posted a net loss for the quarter, but only because of a one-time tax event associated with the passage of new US tax laws in December. "We've been around the clock with our customers and partners to address the security vulnerability know as Spectre and Meltdown ". It is not clear when the adjusted hardware will appear exactly thi...

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  • The Most Spectacular Eclipse of 2018 Is In Less Than a Week
The Most Spectacular Eclipse of 2018 Is In Less Than a Week

Case in point, the second full moon of January 2018 will be a "super blue blood moon ". The second type is Monthly Blue Moon , known as the second Full Moon in a Georgian month as opposed to the usual one Full Moon. While it will be a supermoon , it won't be a blue moon . A super moon is a full moon or new moon that coincides with the moon's ...

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  • Watch the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch in person! Here's how
Watch the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch in person! Here's how

He added that the mega-rocket's maiden launch could be just a week away or so. SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch is targeted for Tuesday, January 30, according to a SpaceX spokesperson. There is no official payload because this is a test flight for SpaceX , but Musk announced late previous year that a cherry red Tesla will be encapsulated in t...

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  • Rocket Lab sends giant disco ball into sky
Rocket Lab sends giant disco ball into sky

Rocket Lab , a private United States company with a New Zealand subsidiary, aims to carry out frequent deliveries of commercial vehicles into low orbit. It is the first New Zealand-designed and built satellite to orbit the Earth. "If you look up at the sky, there's hundreds of thousands of stars and this is but one".

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  • Fitbit says it will end support for Pebble smartwatches in June
Fitbit says it will end support for Pebble smartwatches in June

It must be noted that Pebble smartwatches and mobile apps will continue working after June 30, but, the company will cease to offer any more updates to the platform. While it's not spelled out explicitly, Fitbit's timeline spells the end of what remains of Pebble. It's not clear if that extends to United Kingdom owners, but the company says it wi...

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  • Game developers' confidence in Switch grows while faith in VR declines
Game developers' confidence in Switch grows while faith in VR declines

More than that, 36 percent of respondents showed interest in developing for the Switch, making the Switch the third most popular console in terms of interest behind the PC and PS4 and ahead of VR, mobile, and the Xbox One X . But it could also be news that more Nintendo Switch games projects are in development for 2018 by quite a margin. Keep in...

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  • Buying an Apple Home Pod? Sonos Says Think Twice
Buying an Apple Home Pod? Sonos Says Think Twice

With the launch of the Apple HomePod just a few weeks away , it's time to revisit what we know about how to install and set up Apple's new smart speaker. What Apple really want and their main marketing thrust, is to get you playing Apple Music on your HomePod device - they want to stem the flow of users subscribing to Spotify.

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  • Windows 10 Will Now Show You Data It's Sending Back To Microsoft
Windows 10 Will Now Show You Data It's Sending Back To Microsoft

The new viewer is considerably more polished and intended for use by nontechnical Windows 10 users. With the latest Insider build, Microsoft is bringing Fonts to the Windows 10 App Store, introducing new privacy tools, improving Timeline feature and fixing the bugs.

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  • Khaled Ali latest to bow out of presidential race
Khaled Ali latest to bow out of presidential race

Mr Anan, who has assailed Mr El Sisi's social and economic policies, saying Egypt "must be human state before it is a state of stone", was summoned Tuesday by a military court. He said that many of his campaign workers had been detained before he had even announced his candidacy formally, and now faced charges. Egypt was "hell-bent" on arre...

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  • Instagram is Testing a Feature that will Notify Who Recorded Your Story
Instagram is Testing a Feature that will Notify Who Recorded Your Story

Well, now the developers behind the app are adding a share button to Stories in the Discover section with a goal of making "Stories" available outside the app for the first time and kick-starting the app's stagnant user growth. These traditionally disappear after a day, but Stories shared outside of the app will be available for 30 days, Snapcha...

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  • Microsoft's Xbox One Exclusives To Now Release On Game Pass At Launch
Microsoft's Xbox One Exclusives To Now Release On Game Pass At Launch

It's a big win for the consumer and clearly Microsoft think that they will offset the cost of lost sales by gaining subscribers to the Pass. Whether or not you think Xbox will work more as a digital service platform and games production company through Windows or continue to make hardware into the future, the Xbox Game Pass having Day One ...

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  • Facebook Says It's Not Always Good For Democracy
Facebook Says It's Not Always Good For Democracy

On the heels of that analysis, Facebook last week announced major changes to its algorithm that will reduce the presence of companies and brands on the platform in a bid to restore a focus on human relationships. The good, however, isn't without the bad, Sunstein said. "In a system that aspires to democratic self-government ... citizens shoul...

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  • Malala Teams Up With Apple to Help Charity
Malala Teams Up With Apple to Help Charity

Apple will help assist with the technology, curriculum and research into policy changes needed to help young women around the globe go to school and finish their education. Pakistani activists and even some of the most brilliant minds in the country downplay the amount she has done for her country, while extremist forces continue to threaten her l...

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  • Google wants you to read more
Google wants you to read more

Titles will be available on iOS, Android for phones, and on the voice-activated Google Assistant for devices including Google Home. Over the weekend, hints of an Audiobooks section launching on Google Play surfaced, leading us to believe that Google would announce details at some point early this week.

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  • Missouri State student emails all 'Claudias' on campus after accidental Tinder swipe
Missouri State student emails all 'Claudias' on campus after accidental Tinder swipe

Hayden's bio reads "so I emailed a few Claudia" while Claudia's quips "check your email often". For example, what if, in a moment of madness, you accidentally swipe left on the person of your dreams? Hayden knew from the girl's bio that she also attends Missouri State, so he did what anyone in the throes of an intense and sudden cybercrush woul...

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  • Microsoft, Lenovo and JP Debut Low-Cost Windows PCs for Education
Microsoft, Lenovo and JP Debut Low-Cost Windows PCs for Education

Windows 10 devices are at the core of Microsoft's education-focused offerings. For the past three years, Microsoft has watched as Google's Chromebooks have eaten away at the low-priced Windows PC market. This year, Microsoft will continue expanding the tools on Office for its education customers. In the coming months, the suite will get a dict...

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