U.S. airlines reviewing ‘overbooking’ policies after United Airlines fiasco

U.S. airlines reviewing ‘overbooking’ policies after United Airlines fiasco

The severe criticism against the rough removal of a United Airlines passenger to make room on a crowded flight has prompted some American airlines to renounce the practice, while others have started offering richer incentives for giving up seats.

Samsung Galaxy S8 designed under the concept of oneness

Samsung Galaxy S8 designed under the concept of oneness

South Korean electronics giant Samsung recently provided a second design story for its new flagship Galaxy S8 smartphones.

Hyoungshin Park, chief designer for Samsung devices, said that the company aimed to create a seamless design highlighting the device’s visual unity under the concept of oneness.

Nintendo announces “New 2DS XL” gaming device

Nintendo announces “New 2DS XL” gaming device

Mobile gaming giant Nintendo has confirmed that the New Nintendo 2DS XL model will be launched in Australia and New Zealand on 15th of June, around a month ahead of its planned launch in the United States.

The New Nintendo 2DS XL will cost AU $200 in Australia. In the United States, it will be launched on 28th of July, with a price tag of $150.

Researchers develop artificial photosynthesis-capable device

Researchers develop artificial photosynthesis-capable device

A team of researchers led by University of Central Florida’s Prof. Fernando Uribe-Romo has developed a device that can reportedly trigger artificial photosynthesis in a synthetic material.

In a manner similar to plants’ ability to make food using sunlight and carbon dioxide, the researchers’ invention absorbs greenhouse gases and generates fuel.

Google engineer shows extraordinary nighttime mobile photography

Google engineer shows extraordinary nighttime mobile photography

A Google software engineer who previously worked at Industrial Light & Magic recently shared some experimentation he conducted with the 6P and Pixel cameras, with focus on nighttime photography.

The Google Pixel as well as its precursor the Nexus 6P boasts to have the best mobile cameras, thanks to Google’s algorithmic wizardry behind the scenes. These cameras can perform in the low-light as well.

China, ESA may collaborate on human settlement on Moon

China, ESA may collaborate on human settlement on Moon

Chinese authorities are in talks with European Space Agency (ESA) officials about collaborating on a human settlement on the Moon, Earth’s only natural satellite.

Tian Yulong, the secretary general for China’s government-run space agency, confirmed the ongoing talks in Chinese state media on Wednesday. However, he didn’t reveal further details on what the collaboration between the two agencies could entail.

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