NASA’s Swift mission maps a star’s ‘death spiral’ into a black hole

This artist’s rendering shows the tidal disruption event named ASASSN-14li, where a star wandering too close to a 3-million-solar-mass black hole was torn apart. The debris gathered into an accretion disk around the black hole. New data from NASA’s Swift satellite show that the initial formation of the disk was…

Twitter Confirms Top Accounts Hacked in Pro-Turkey Attacks

Several top Twitter accounts, including those of a German football club, a French ministry and BBC North America, were defaced Wednesday by pro-Turkish hackers with a message slamming “Nazi Germany” and “Nazi Holland”. “#NaziGermany. #NaziHolland. This is a small #Ottomanslap for you. See you on #April16. I wrote what? Learn…

Pokemon Go Update Adds Over 80 Gen 2 Pokemon and More

Pokemon Go just got its biggest update since the game was launched back in July 2016. This update adds over 80 new Pokemon to the game, which is available on Android and iOS. Pokemon Go, which was officially launched in India in December 2016, now includes the second-generation Pokemon such…

Asus ZenFone 3 Max (ZC553KL) Now Available in India

Asus has announced availability of its ZenFone 3 Max (ZC553KL) model in India. Priced at Rs. 17,999, the Asus ZenFone 3 Max (ZC553KL) will now be available via the company’s preferred partner’s retail outlets as well as e-commerce websites. It will be available in Titanium Gary, Glacier Silver, and Sand…

Want a Touchscreen on Your MacBook? AirBar Might Be the Answer

A touchscreen on a MacBook may not be coming anytime soon but if you really wish for it, then there is an alternative for you. AirBar is a $99 (roughly Rs. 6,700) accessory that connects to your MacBook Air via its USB port. Its a magnetic sensor that rests below…

Asus Chromebook Flip C302 2-in-1 Unveiled at CES 2017

Taiwanese manufacturer Asus has announced the Chromebook Flip C302 at the CES 2017 trade show. The 2-in-1 convertible, priced at $499 (roughly Rs. 34,000), is the newest entry into the high-end Chromebook market. The all-aluminium unit has a 360 degree hinge that lets you use it in tent mode, tablet…