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NASA introduces its own streaming platform, “NASA+” with informative TV shows and live broadcasts

NASA has introduced its own on-demand streaming platform named “NASA+.”This streaming platform will feature all the live broadcasts that NASA already provides, in addition to showcasing original documentaries.The new streaming platform, which is expected to launch in the coming months, will debut new informative TV shows. These shows will be free and ad-free, ensuring an uninterrupted viewing experience.Jeff Seaton, chief information officer at the agency’s headquarters in Washington, said “NASA’s legacy footprint…

Samsung’s answer to Apple Vision Pro is on track to be announced soon

Samsung's TM Roh at its Unpacked event on July 26, 2023 in Seoul, South Korea. Jason Hiner/ZDNETWe didn't get any updates on the Samsung/Google/Qualcomm headset during the summer Unpacked event in Seoul, South Korea. But, as several hundred journalists converged on Seoul for the event, Samsung's president of mobile experience, TM Roh indicated that the plan for a new XR headset and ecosystem is on track, and an announcement is coming soon.Six months ago at Samsung's February Unpacked event in San Francisco, Roh was…

Distracted Driving Is More Dangerous Than People Realize, New Research Shows

In 2021 more than 3,500 drivers in the U.S. alone died in traffic accidents linked to distracted driving. Using a cell phone is the primary source of distraction, but entering navigational information, trying to eat and performing other such activities can be just as risky. A new study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied suggests that distracted driving is even more unsafe than previously thought. Multitasking has a hidden cost for drivers that past analyses have not taken into account. In two experiments,…

How to reduce background noise in Microsoft Teams meetings

There are many ways that Microsoft Teams works to help organisations and individuals collaborate better including — the creation of meetings, sharing files within groups and more. At times, it may happen when your mic is turned on in a Teams meeting or call, and background noise around you — shuffling papers, slamming doors, barking dogs, and so on — can distract others. Teams offers three levels of noise suppression for the Teams desktop app and iOS to help keep meeting participants focused. Microsoft announced that…

Reddit tests a verification mark for officials among other accessibility features

After a plethora of social media platforms, including Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn, Reddit is planning its verification system to put an ‘official’ badge in front of users who have confirmed their identity. The social media-cum-disucssion forum said it is currently conducting a test with a limited number of profiles to verify authenticity. Only a few organisations with pre-existing relations with the site have received the new ‘official’ label.“This is currently only available to a *very* small (double-digit) number…

What’s the Faintest Star You Can See in the Sky?

One of the most obvious things about looking at stars in the sky is that they’re not all the same brightness. A handful are so bright that you can easily see them even in a big city’s washed-out sky, while others are so faint that they’re invisible unless you’re stargazing on a moonless night from an essentially light-pollution-free locale (if you can find one). This varying visibility of stars is so obvious you may not have given it much thought. Astronomers, however, think about it a lot. And astronomers, being…

How to pin, unpin a conversation on Snapchat

Snapchat is one of the social media platforms that allows users to send photos, videos, and messages that disappear after being viewed. Apart from sending snaps, users can also chat with friends on Snapchat using text, stickers, and multimedia messages. Snapchat is available on both Android and iOS platforms. The company recently introduced the Lenses feature that brings augmented reality filters that can be used to add effects to Snaps. There are many different Lenses available. Lenses can be used to change the look of…

$1 Million Will Go to the Mathematician Who Busts the ‘ABC Conjecture’ Theory

For number theorists, 2012 was like a roller-coaster ride. Renowned mathematician Shinichi Mochizuki of Kyoto University in Japan published a proof of the abc conjecture, one of the most important open puzzles in the field. But disillusionment quickly set in: Mochizuki had spent 20 years single-handedly developing no fewer than 500 pages of a completely new formalism that other experts needed to decipher. In the past decade these experts have been gnashing their teeth at his proof. Even several conferences could not…

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 receives a price cut in India

Samsung recently launched its latest premium Android tablet series -- Galaxy Tab S9 at the Galaxy Unpacked event in South Korea. After the launch of the new tablets, the company has slashed the price of last year's Samsung Galaxy Tab S8.Samsung has reduced the price of the 128GB Wi-Fi variant of Galaxy Tab S8. The tablet has received a price cut of Rs 8,000 and the new price is reflected on the official website of Samsung.Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 new priceSamsung launched the 128GB Wi-Fi variant of Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 at…

Oppo Find N3 may launch in August, company teases foldable phone

CloseOppo has teased the launch of its next foldable phone, the Find N3. The company posted a tweet, showing the letter "Z" turning around to read as an "N." The tweet also included the hashtag #FindN3. The teaser also confirms that the next foldable phone from Oppo will be called the Find N3.The Find N3 is expected to be a successor to the Find N2, which was launched in December 2022. Oppo has not yet announced a release date for the Find N3, but it is expected to launch in August 2023. The phone is likely to be…