Sci & Tech

‘Surprised’ astronomers find Tatooine-like, two-star system

'Surprised' astronomers find Tatooine-like, two-star system | pakistantribe.com

LONDON – Astronomers said Monday they had found hints of a planetary system closely resembling that of Tatooine, the home of Star Wars jedi Luke Skywalker, orbiting a duo of suns. The evidence came in the form of seemingly rocky debris orbiting two stars — a white dwarf and a brown dwarf — in a system called SDSS 1557 some 1,000 ...

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Mobile Economy: Five billion mobile phone users in 2017: study

Mobile Economy: Five billion mobile phone users in 2017: study | pakistantribe.com

BARCELONA – The number of mobile phone users globally will surpass five billion by the middle of this year, according to a study released Monday by GSMA, the association of mobile operators. With populations in Asia, and notably India, on the rise, the number, which stood at 4.8 billion a year ago, should mushroom to 5.7 billion, or three quarters of ...

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TCL Launches All-new BlackBerry(R) KEYone, availability date, price and features

TCL Launches All-new BlackBerry(R) KEYone, availability date, price and features | pakistantribe.com

BARCELONA – Today, TCL Communication, a leading global smartphone manufacturer, unveiled a new BlackBerry smartphone to the world — the BlackBerry KEYone. This launch represents the first BlackBerry smartphone released from TCL Communication under a new brand licensing agreement signed in December 2016 with BlackBerry Limited. Offering users all the great smartphone features you’d expect — like great camera, display and ...

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Nokia smartphones: 3 new Android smartphones unveiled at MWC Joined by Nokia 3310

Nokia smartphones: 3 new Android smartphones unveiled at MWC Joined by Nokia 3310 | pakistantribe.com

ISLAMABAD – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today unveiled a new generation of Nokia smartphones, setting a new standard in design, quality and user experience throughout the range. The highly anticipated global portfolio features three new smartphones – the new Nokia 6, delivering performance and immersive entertainment in a premium and extremely robust design; Nokia 5, an elegant ...

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HUAWEI P10, P10 Plus launched at Mobile World Congress 2017

HUAWEI P10, P10 Plus launched at Mobile World Congress 2017 | pakistantribe.com

ISLAMABAD – To kick off Mobile World Congress 2017, Huawei Consumer Business Group launched the new HUAWEI P10 and HUAWEI P10 Plus. The highly-anticipated additions to the P series feature a combination of beautiful hardware and the latest advances in software technology. Additionally, the new smartphones feature striking new colors and finishes, and introduce new Leica front and back cameras with ...

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Nokia’s classic 3310 phone is back

Nokia’s classic 3310 phone is back |www.pakistantribe.com Nokia 3310

HELSINKI, (Finland) – The world’s most famous cell phone, Nokia 3310 is back now after 17 years. Reports say a redesigned version of Nokia’s classic 3310 mobile phone has been launched which will not only recall the old memories but will provide amazing battery timings. Till 2005, around 126 million models of the phone had been sold out afterwards the ...

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Reko Diq’s million dollar project to be settled out of court

Reko Diq’s million dollar project to be settled out of court |www.pakistantribe.com Reko Diq settlement

QUETTA – The government of Baluchistan intends to settle the contentious issue of Reko Diq gold mining project out of the court. The spokesman of Baluchistan Chief Minister, Jan Muhammad Achakzai said the decision to settle the dispute has been taken during Baluchistan Cabinet meeting. Earlier, during the regime of former President Pervez Musharraf the mining project was handed over ...

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PAKISTAN: 3G/ 4G mobile internet users cross 38m milestone

3G/ 4G mobile internet users cross 38m |www.pakistantribe.com rising internet data users

ISLAMABAD – Since the recent boom in the mobile tech, 3G and 4G consumers in Pakistan have touched 38.269 million figure by 2017. According to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) nearly 37.574 million mobile internet users were found to have been using the recently launched 3G/4G data connections in December 2016. But after a month (from December 2016 to January 30, ...

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Seven ‘Earths’ discovered around a star—TRAPPIST-1

Seven ‘Earths’ discovered around a star—TRAPPIST-1 | www.pakistantribe.com TRAPPIST 1

WASHINGTON – Astronomers have found a single star, around which seven Earth-sized planets are observed surrounding, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced.

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Telenor Pakistan partners with Facebook to hunt for the next ‘Internet Champion’ – iChamp

Telenor Pakistan partners with Facebook to hunt for the next 'Internet Champion' - iChamp | pakistantribe.com

ISLAMABAD – Telenor Pakistan and Facebook have launched the second installment of its knowledge-based initiative Internet Champion – iChamp, which includes a nationwide competition for school children and a reality show on national TV this year, pakistantribe.com reported. According to PakistanTribe’s correspondent from Islamabad, an inauguration ceremony was held at local school in Rawalpindi on Thursday where Telenor CEO Irfan ...

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