Science


Weather looks better for SpaceX rocket launch Weather looks better for SpaceX rocket launch
- February 26, 2016

Bringing back the boosters intact is a key part of SpaceX's strategy for making rockets more reusable and driving down the cost of access to orbit. Keeping the liquid oxygen and RP-1 fuel at the correct temperatures is vital to exploiting the benefits of the upgraded rocket. (more...)
Apple's next iPad will be a smaller version of the iPad Pro
- February 26, 2016

Apple will not be calling the rumored next generation of the 9.7-inch iPad the iPad Air 3, according to 9to5Mac. It's believed that Apple may discontinue the iPad Air (1st gen) and iPad mini 2 upon launching the new iPad Pro. Like the original iPad Pro, this smaller model would be compatible with the smart keyboard and Apple Pencil. The naming makes sense when you take into account that this iPad will reportedly feature four speakers, the same processor, plus the same amount of RAM as the ... (more...)
App disabled after expert finds hackers could have controlled vehicle features App disabled after expert finds hackers could have controlled vehicle features
- February 26, 2016

Security researchers Troy Hunt and Scott Helme brought the attention to light yesterday when they published their findings in a blog post . Nissan acknowledged the fact that they were aware of such an issue and also mentioned that it doesn't have any effect on the car's safety, perhaps to stop customers from panicking. (more...)
Street Fighter V Battle Lounges still not 'functioning as intended', says Capcom Street Fighter V Battle Lounges still not 'functioning as intended', says Capcom
- February 25, 2016

Yesterday, the Street Fighter V servers went down for a round of scheduled maintenance... which rapidly turned into a much longer period of maintenance. Also slated in the near future are various single-player modes including daily challenges, Extra Battle mode with super bosses, the familiar Trials mode, Battle Tips, and a comeback for Alex from Street Fighter III . (more...)
You Can Now Get Morgan Freeman's Voice for Your GPS You Can Now Get Morgan Freeman's Voice for Your GPS
- February 25, 2016

In London Has Fallen , Freeman plays the vice president of the United States and when giving directions on Waze, he addresses the driver as if they're the president of the US, surely another dream of many. Freeman has agreed to lend his voice as part of the promotion for his upcoming film London Has Fallen . In the past, they had Arnold Schwarzenegger, Stephen Colbert, Kevin Hart and C3PO. (more...)
Facebook adds 'reactions' to 'like' button Facebook adds 'reactions' to 'like' button
- February 25, 2016

In response to requests for a dislike button, Facebook is rolling out reaction icons for users to more uniquely share responses to posts on their feed. It's still the go-to reaction for most posts. Facebook users around the globe can now do more than "like" a post. While the new reaction buttons have not reached India so far, they are being rolled out world over and may soon reach your timeline soon. (more...)