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Latest iOS update fixes autofocus issues


Last week the HomeKit app on the iOS devices was affected by a bug, which was responsible for giving unauthorised access to others, due to which users were exposed to unsafe circumstances. The iOS 11.2.1 over-the-air update can be downloaded for free on all eligible devices by applying these simple steps. It has been mentioned that those devices on beta versions may need to be removed from their beta profiles and be rebooted to see the fix. Read More »

Former Facebook Exec: 'You Don't Realise It But You Are Being Programmed'


I think we all knew in the back of our minds - even though we feigned this whole line of, like, there probably aren't any bad unintended consequences. And Charlie Allenson, a FoW reader in New York, made another point: "Many of those chronically not working are not getting back to work". Palihapitiya added, "No civil discourse, no cooperation; misinformation, mistruth". Read More »

The FCC Will Vote to Repeal Net Neutrality on Thursday


Internet Association includes such technology powerhouses as Alphabet (Google), Facebook, and Pandora Media. Michael Powell, a former FCC chairman who heads a trade group representing major cable companies and content creators, told reporters that internet providers would not block content because it would not make economic sense and consumers would not stand for it. Read More »

EasyJet Gets EU Approval For Air Berlin Assets


Niki has nearly 1,000 employees, and grounding the airline will result in tens of thousands of travelers being stranded, with hundreds of thousands of tickets becoming voided, Air Berlin said Tuesday. Lufthansa, which wants to purchase Air Berlin units Niki and LGW, will have to give up more airport slots and routes to address competition concerns or face a full-scale European Union investigation, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters last week. Read More »

Woman murders husband but mutton soup exposes her sinister plot


Police in Telangana revealed the shocking facts unearthed during the investigations of the chilling crime in Nagarkurnool town. But she became close to Rajesh , a physiotherapist, with whom she hatched the murder plan . Sudhakar's brother lodged a complaint with the police and rushed him to a corporate hospital in Hyderabad for treatment. The police arrested Swathi on Sunday, added IANS . Read More »

Blue Origin flies its Crew Capsule 2.0 for the first time

The rocket released the capsule 98 kilometres above the company's West Texas launch site before coming straight back down for a landing. The launch was the first of its kind using an upgraded booster, and the capsule was outfitted with large windows that will provide an excellent view for space tourists . Read More »

Fossil reveals human-sized penguin once roamed New Zealand


Artistic reconstruction of Kumimanu biceae . The largest modern penguin is the Emperor penguin and it stands only 4-feet tall. Researchers from Germany and New Zealand estimate it probably lived between 60 to 55 million years ago, based on the rock layers it was found in. Read More »

Google Reveals Top Searches In Ireland


The revamped Nokia 3310 , the sturdy Razer Phone, Oppo F5, OnePlus 5 and Nokia 6 round up the latter half of this year's top 10 most searched consumer devices. The global "top people " were Matt Lauer , Meghan Markle , and Nadi Toffa. Americans also overwhelmingly wanted to know how to make slime and solar eclipse glasses, but "how to watch the solar eclipse" eclipsed " how to buy bitcoin " for third place in the U.S. Read More »

LG V30+ to go on sale on December 18: Price, specifications, features


For video , the camera uses OIS with its primary lens and even provides 16 preset gradations, which the company claims, do not decrease the quality of the footage. MQA captures the sound of the original studio master and folds it into a small file to make high-resolution audio easy to stream. It also packs in a 5MP front-facing camera. Read More »

SpaceX launch delayed again, liftoff now Friday


This is the thirteenth of up to 20 missions to the International Space Station that SpaceX is contracted to fly for NASA. The Dragon capsule, meanwhile, made a space station shipment in 2015. The company has landed 19 Falcon 9 boosters as part of its ongoing reusable rocket program to reduce the cost of spaceflight. Capture of the automated cargo carrier by the space station's Canadian-built robotic arm is expected at 6 a.m. Read More »

Why This Explosive, Mars-Like Volcanic Island Fascinates NASA


Scientist estimated it would be around for just a few months, but now Nasa experts said it could be around for at least 30 years. "Volcanic islands are some of the simplest landforms to make", said Jim Garvin, chief scientist of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, said in a press release on the durability of the island on the NASA website. Read More »

Meteor shower expected to brighten sky today


The Geminid meteor shower is expected to provide a celestial display and people will have to move out of the glare of city lights to a darker region, said director, M P Birla Planetarium, Debiprosad Duari. Geminid meteor shower peaks around the second week of December every year and are quite numerous. This meteor shower is predicted to be one of the most dazzling in recent memory as an nearly absent moon will assure that the meteors stand out brightly as they streak across the sky. Read More »

Apple accused of slowing down iPhones with aging batteries


A multi-million dollar company secretly working to deliberately slow down millions of smartphones? David and Tom just revealed what they believe are the 10 best stocks for investors to buy right now. This also means your phone might be very slow for no discernible reason. TeckFire went on to replace the battery on his older iPhone 6s . France will see a slight delay similar to that of USA carrier T-Mobile as the iPhone X is estimated to ship in nine days. Read More »

Instagram Will Allow Users to Follow Hashtags Now


While the feature has undergone testing in the last month, the new feature rollout is available to all users today, which can be reached through a Follow button on hashtag pages. Users have the freedom to unfollow a hashtag at any time. Instagram's this new feature will surely increase the engagement on Instagram . "Discover Weekly wasn't about teaching an algorithm to understand and then recommend music". Read More »

Microsoft releases Quantum Development Kit along with the Q# programming language


While quantum computing is complex, to say the least, Microsoft says its kit is created to be used by all developers, including those who aren't experts in the field of quantum mechanics. Experts believe quantum computers could allow scientists to address some of the world's toughest challenges, such as world hunger or the risky effects of climate change. Read More »

Twitter will now help you thread tweets


However, as mentioned before, creating this thread required manually replying to your last tweet in the thread , which was just a tiny bit of hassle. Don't forget to update your Twitter app to take advantage of this new feature. It will be available on Twitter's apps for iOS and Android, and on the company's website. Read More »

Google releases new photography apps for iOS and Android


These three apps included in the project are extremely useful when it comes to mobile photography experiences developed with the help of experimental technology. Storyboard is a video-focused app, but it doesn't capture videos. After the shots are done, you can choose to save individual images or the entire set of images. Read More »

Detective Pikachu Finds A Release Date

Universal Pictures has pegged a May 10, 2019 release date for Legendary Entertainment's Detective Pikachu , based on the popular Pokémon . Bringing the world of Pokemon to live-action has been in the works for a long time, but it's finally a reality. Read More »

Nintendo Switch Sales Figures Top 10 Million Units

The portable console can be hooked up to a TV via a docking station for big-screen gaming . While we're sure to hear more specifics when Nintendo releases its next fiscal results in early February, it's an impressive milestone nonetheless. Read More »

Synaptics finally crack under-screen fingerprint sensors for 2018 flagship smartphones


The fingerprint sensor in the Note 8 has been placed next to the dual-rear camera. Synaptics on Tuesday (Dec. 12) announced that it's developed an in-display fingerprint sensor for smartphones . The former is concentrating on its Face ID facial recognition biometrics, while Xiaomi, the tech pushing Chinese giant, could be a candidate for mixing up the deign and potion of fingerprint scanners. Read More »

Geminid meteor shower arrives overnight


Folks willing to endure some cold and stay up past their bedtimes are about to be treated to the annual Geminid meteor shower this week, which is expected to one of the best of the year. You should be able to see shooting stars as soon as night falls, but the best views tend to come between 2am and 3am. The Gemini meteor shower is present in the constellation Gemini. Read More »