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Research Hawking, the greatest physicist since Einstein, never won the Nobel
Author: 0 Hawking, the greatest physicist since Einstein, never won the Nobel

Stephen Hawking , one of the world's most influential physicists died at the age of 76 on Wednesday, March 14. His genius and wit won over fans from far beyond the rarified world of astrophysics. Newton was a previous holder of that prestigious post. Inside the shell of his increasingly useless body was a razor-sharp mind, fascinated by the nature of the Universe, how it was formed and how it might end.

Research Solar storm forecast for Earth
Author: 0 Solar storm forecast for Earth

A powerful magnetic storm could cause blackouts and damage communications satellites. What else can it do? In an emailed statement to Newsweek , NOAA Space Weather Forecast Center chief Robert Rutledge told the publication that reports of a " massive " geomagnetic storm affecting our planet on March 18 may have been blown out of proportion .

Research Jurassic World Evolution will feature Jeff Goldblum
Author: 0 Jurassic World Evolution will feature Jeff Goldblum

Today we're learning something new about Jurassic World Evolution , as Frontier has announced that Jeff Goldblum will reprise his role as Dr. Ian Malcolm for the game. Here, they can build their own attractions, bioengineer their own dinosaurs, and pretty much make the park of their dreams. He returned for the 1997 sequel, The Lost World: Jurassic Park (also directed by Spielberg), but did not appear in the third or fourth films in the series.

Research Google Assistant shortcut app now installs on Lollipop, tablets
Author: 0 Google Assistant shortcut app now installs on Lollipop, tablets

So, what's changed in the jump from iPhone to iPad? Google Assistant is a free download from the App Store. However, that doesn't mean there aren't improvements to be found in the iPad version, as the iPad's bigger screen means that you'll be able to use the app in both landscape and portrait mode.

Research YouTube is getting a dark theme for iOS and Android today
Author: 0 YouTube is getting a dark theme for iOS and Android today

Unfortunately for now, the new dark theme will be arriving on the YouTube iOS app only at first, though the company noted that it will be arriving on Android "soon" too. For those who like to watch YouTube in bed at night, this Dark theme will help keep brightness to a minimum, especially if you have a partner who is sensitive to light at night.

Research Apple Maps Now Shows Bike Sharing Stations in Montreal, Toronto and Beyond
Author: 0 Apple Maps Now Shows Bike Sharing Stations in Montreal, Toronto and Beyond

This way, Apple only has to integrate one data model to support hundreds of bike-sharing services. The update comes after the Cupertino giant struck a deal with Ito World , a transport information company. Users will still want to continue using dedicated apps for various bike sharing devices, but this is a nice update for Apple Maps nonetheless. Ito World has experience working with dozens of companies as they tried to license and normalize bike-sharing data.

Research Fitbit targets smartwatch mass market with new Versa device
Author: 0 Fitbit targets smartwatch mass market with new Versa device

Fitbit , a maker of popular activity trackers and the Ionic smartwatch , has introduced a number of new products, as well as revealed it will add women's health-tracking features to its platform. It will ship this April. Fitbit says the tracker is designed for children eight years old and up. That's because Fitbit gobbled up a portion of Pebble-its IP and engineers-to smarten up its own fitness trackers and compete with Apple.

Research Nintendo Switch System Update 5.0.0 Mentioned In Parental Controls App Update
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch System Update 5.0.0 Mentioned In Parental Controls App Update

Nintendo Switch owners get with firmware 5.0.0 24 new ARMS and the Kirby series icons for their user account. The default mode for entering a PIN on Parental controls hads also been modified. If your Nintendo Switch is connected to the internet, your console will download the update automatically. Be sure to save any game progress before you continue.

Research Senior Republican Paul Ryan 'extremely worried' about Trump's tariffs plan
Author: 0 Senior Republican Paul Ryan 'extremely worried' about Trump's tariffs plan

Republicans and conservative groups have come out strong against President Donald Trump's proposed new tariffs . In another tweet, Trump said Canada must treat American farmers much better. He has vowed to use whatever tools necessary to change this, but many economists and others warn that tariffs and protectionist policies could hurt the overall US economy.

Research Spotify is letting users fix inaccurate music info
Author: 0 Spotify is letting users fix inaccurate music info

As of December 2017, Spotify had 159 million users, 71 million of whom were paying subscribers, according to company data, making it the world's most popular music streaming service, followed by Apple Music with 36 million subscribers. The tool itself was publicly announced today, but had been in testing since last fall . The company explained, " Spotify considers the source, and thoroughly reviews and checks the accuracy of this information, before the suggestions are folded into the ...

Research Sane Trilogy coming to Switch, Xbox One, PC
Author: 0 Sane Trilogy coming to Switch, Xbox One, PC

Toys For Bob has previously worked on a number of Skylanders games over the years, including Imaginators , the game in which Crash Bandicoot originally made his comeback as an unlockable character, alongside Dr. Moreover, the Steam page lists the minimum system requirements, which are fairly lax. We'll update you with news as it breaks. Surprisingly enough, it's not the trilogy's original developer, Vicarious Visions, although they're working on the Xbox One and PC versions.

Research Google Duo chat app gets video voicemail feature
Author: 0 Google Duo chat app gets video voicemail feature

To play a video message you've received from someone, simply tap their icon. After they have watched their video message, users can tap the "Call now" button to easily call that person back. The rollout of this feature has begun from today, with all devices holding the app set to receive this capability soon. Similar to all calls made on Google Duo, video messages are also secure and end-to-end encrypted.

Research Nokia 8 Pro specifications leaked online
Author: 0 Nokia 8 Pro specifications leaked online

But now a leak has emerged on the Internet which closely points out that the Finnish tech giant, HMD Global , is gearing to launch two smartphones with the Snapdragon 845 chipset this year. As per the report, the device will come with a combination of 16 Megapixel + 16 Megapixel cameras at the back panel as Primary Camera on the device. The base model may feature 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage whereas the higher model may have 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage.

Research Entry level Apple MacBook launch rumoured for June
Author: 0 Entry level Apple MacBook launch rumoured for June

This sounds similar to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo's report that Apple has an update for the aging MacBook Air in the works. Instead, MacBook Pro feature Air owners wanted for years is finally making its way to the notebook. Hsiao pointed out that Apple originally looked to reduce cost by seeking panel supply for the new MacBook from a China-based maker, but the US-based vendor has chose to source the panels from Korea-based LG Display due to issues at the China supplier.

Author: 0 Honor 7X Gets Face Unlock Feature

It has a dual camera setup with 13 megapixels primary sensor and 2 megapixels secondary sensor. Both the front and rear cameras are accompanied b a LED flash. 13,350). While the Honor 9 Lite came with glass back body, the upcoming Honor 7C features a metal unibody design. A 3.5mm headphone jack is also available on this phone, while there are two SIM card slots also included here (2x nano SIM).

Research Sir William Henry Perkin Google Logo
Author: 0 Sir William Henry Perkin Google Logo

At a young age of 15, his devotion to the subject got him admission into the Royal College of Chemistry. There Perkin started experimenting in synthesising quinine used in the treatment of malaria. But those colours were tiresome, and the prices were high. Perkin had made a lucrative discovery, and set to built factories and raise funds to made it widely available.

Research Amazon updates Alexa so you don't have to say 'Alexa' repeatedly
Author: 0 Amazon updates Alexa so you don't have to say 'Alexa' repeatedly

You'll be able to tell that she's still listening because the blue ring will still be on. This means that the user will have to clearly issue the command because if they don't, Alexa probably won't separate it from the background noise. The feature is available on all hands-free Alexa-enabled devices, like the Echo, Echo Dot and Echo Spot. If you have nothing else to say, homegirl will go back to sleep until you "Hey, Alexa" her again.