Archive for October, 2013

iOS 7.0.3 Bug Found on Apple iPhone 5 (Photos)

iOS 7 Credit: Apple.com A new Apple iOS 7.0.3 bug was personally discovered by this author on Sunday, October 27, 2013. The status bar of my iPhone 5 failed to return to the top of the screen. (see screenshots below) My nephew was actually playing with my iPhone 5 and accidentally zoom out the screen. […]

007 Submarine Car: Elon Musk Buys James Bond Lotus Esprit for $968,000

007 Submrine Car Credit: RM Auctions A submarine car of James Bond, a.k.a. Agent 007, was auctioned off for $968,000 (616,000 pounds) in London last month. The 007 submarine car was confirmed to have been bought by Tesla CEO Elon Musk. James Bond‘s submarine car, a submersible Lotus Esprit, became popular in 1977 when it […]

Asteroid 2032: 2013 TV 135 may hit Earth, says Ukranian Scientists

Asteroid Credit: Wikipedia Asteroid seen to impact Earth on 2032. Does it scare you? Maybe others may not mind having an asteroid on year 2032 since it is 19-years more to go. By that time, NASA may be able to think of ways to ward off this threat. But how big is this asteroid? Is […]

132-pound Giant Siamese Carp Caught by Angler in Thailand

132-pound Giant Siamese Carp Credit: Stuart Gillham/BNPS A 132-pound Siamese carp, that could be the world’s largest, was reportedly caught by an English angler at the Gillham’s fishing resort in Krabi, Thailand. An earlier report by the Metro said that, Keith Williams maybe in for a new world record with his large haul that weighs […]

Android KitKat 4.4: Release Date and More of the Latest Google OS

Android KitKat 4.4 Credit: Android.com The latest Google mobile operating system, Android 4.4 named KitKat, is expected to be launched on October 28, 2013. Android KitKat will be the sweetest operating system from Google. Previous versions were named after dessert products like Cupcake (1.5), Donut (1.6), Eclair (2.0), Froyo (2.2), Gingerbread (2.3), Honeycomb (3.0), Ice […]

Rare 14-foot Saber-toothed Whale on California Beach?

Saber-toothed whale Image credit: Heal the Bay Is it really a saber-toothed whale or just a mistaken identity? This was the question being raised by marine scientist on the reported 14-foot saber-toothed whale that washed on the shore of Venice Beach, a Westside of the city of Los Angeles, California last Tuesday, October 15, 2013. […]

Windows 8.1: Microsoft Releases Latest OS Version

Windows 8.1 returns START button. Image credit: Microsoft.com The latest version of Microsoft‘s operating system, Windows 8.1, was released on Thursday, October 17, 2013. Windows 8.1 according to Microsoft is the new Windows. The Redmond-based company’s official website explained that “Windows 8.1 was designed to power an exciting and affordable new generation of PCs. Find […]

New Google Policies and Principles To Take Effect Nov 11, 2013

Google has started a campaign to inform everyone of a change in its policies and principles that takes effect on November 11, 2013. The new Google Policy indicates the search giant’s plan of displaying people’s faces and comments about products and places on its ads.