Dutch artists create meat robot that right swipes EVERYONE on Tinder
Back in September, Business Insider reported on a man who had built a Google Chrome extension to transform Tinder into a desktop interface so that he could more easily swipe through potential matches. Tinder, estimated to be worth around £1billion, was ...
May 25, 2015
Cole Cohen told she had learning difficulties actually has a hole in her brain
She couldn't do basic sums, reading an analog clock was impossible, and she could never tell how far away an oncoming car was. It was all put down to 'learning difficulties', and she was put on medication for attention deficit disorder (ADD). But ...
May 18, 2015
Microsoft's Windows 10 to launch on 29 July
It will come with Cortana and the personal assistant app will run on the desktop. It merges various app stores into one platform, called the One Store. Microsoft is bringing back the Start Menu, which was removed from Windows 8. And users can create ...
June 1, 2015
iPad Pro with 12.9inch pressure sensitive screen to launch later this year
Apple is set to launch a giant iPad called the iPad Plus this year to take on the rising challenge from Microsoft's surface and Android tablets, it has been claimed. The firm is also hoping the larger screen will help it differentiate the iPad from the ...
May 4, 2015
Internet Explorer is dead as Microsoft unveils test version of Project Spartan ...
However, it struggled in the face of competition, and in May 2012 it was announced that Google's Chrome overtook Internet Explorer as the most used browser worldwide. The brand has struggled to shake off the bad reputation of Internet Explorer 6, which ...
April 1, 2015
Apple Watch customers take to Twitter after finding out devices won't ship ...
For those of you hoping to get your hands on the Apple Watch in time for its release later this month, you may be disappointed. Online pre-orders began at 12.01am PDT - 8.01am BST - and although Apple said the devices will ship on 24 April, within just ...
April 10, 2015
Microsoft WILL replace Internet Explorer with Project Spartan
Capossela mentioned that putting 'Microsoft' in front of the secret name boosted the browser's appeal to some Chrome users in the UK, suggesting the company's name could appear in the final brand. Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet first shared the rumour of a new ...
March 17, 2015
Meat your perfect match: Artists create bizarre robot that right swipes EVERYONE on Tinder using a piece of meat Piece, named 'Tender', was built by four students at Leiden University It is supposed to demonstrate how Tinder can often be a meat... The dating app allows people to scan for other users nearby, and decide whether they like the look of them based on their photographs. Whenever they see someone they fancy, users indicate their interest by swiping right on the touchscreen of their smartphone or tablets. Users are only able to contact each other once both people have swiped right on each other's profiles, showing that the interest is mutual. But a third of people on Tinder, the dating app, are already married. According to a study by GlobalWebIndex, more than four in ten people who use the dating app are already in a relationship. One in ten are going out with another person, whilst three in ten are.
Windows 10 release date revealed: Microsoft will launch its free software to 190 countries on 29 July Microsoft said software will launch across all 190 regions on the same day It will power PCs, phones and connected devices such as bank machines... After months of speculation Microsoft has officially announced its Windows 10 software will launch globally on 29 July. The Washington-based firm said Windows 7 and Windows 8. 1 users will have one year from this date to take advantage of the free upgrade. And once a device is upgraded to Windows 10, Microsoft said it will continue to keep it up-to-date for the supported lifetime of the device at no cost. It merges various app stores into one platform, called the One Store. Microsoft is bringing back the Start Menu, which was removed from Windows 8. And users can create multiple desktops to keep things organised.
'The new trackpad features built-in force sensors that allow you to click anywhere and haptic feedback that provides a responsive and uniform feel,' Apple says. 'The Force Touch trackpad also enables a new gesture called Force Click, a click followed by a deeper press, for tasks like pulling up the definition of a word, quickly seeing a map or glancing at a preview of a file. The new technology could spawn new applications for the phones, such as a piano-playing app that would make different sounds when touched lightly or more heavily. This person said that Apple is expected to include an NFC radio within the new 12. 9-inch iPad. While tap-to-pay functionality in an iPad is unlikely, the inclusion of NFC could allow for an 'iPad Pro' to serve as a payment receiving terminal for Apple Pay. Apple's next-generation iPhone, referred to colloquially as the 'iPhone 6s,' will also feature the Force Touch input that is currently available on the Apple Watch and latest MacBooks, it is believed.
National Instruments : Combine Solicitation - Multi-Channel Wireless Communications System
This requirement is Brand Name for National Instruments (NI ... on the embedded computer allowing the system to operate without the use of an external desktop PC. The Contractor shall provide one (1) (NI) multi-channel wireless communications system ...
July 22, 2015
Apple fail: Lessons from the Music mess
Mail, Calendar, Safari, iMovie, and Keynote are among its stars; Numbers, Pages, Notes, Camera, Clock, Videos, GarageBand ... The Remote app, at least for now, still lets you remote-control iTunes on your computer from an iOS device.
July 3, 2015
Time stands still for Chester's Eastgate Clock
Time went backwards on Chester’s Eastgate Clock when the Tories were in control at Cheshire West and Chester Council – now it appears to have stopped altogether under Labour. The hands on the clock froze on Tuesday (June 30) but CWaC has confirmed it ...
July 2, 2015
AMD R9 300-series, Fury X graphics cards officially revealed
AMD had officially revealed its latest graphics card range, a top-to-bottom line-up that includes the usual numbered Radeon cards and something of a curve ball - a new high-end flagship, the R9 Fury X ... in a single clock cycle, the chips can be clocked ...
June 16, 2015
Apple knocks Google off perch, snags top spot in worldwide brand value
The assessment cited the leadership change at the company, now under the control of CEO Satya Nadella, as an indication of a shift in corporate culture and new flexibility the modern-day consumer expects. In fourth place, IBM's brand value slipped by 13 ...
May 28, 2015
Can I run a small shop out of a house zoned commercial office?
The goal of any good screenwriter, or any writer really, is to grab the reader’s attention and keep it until the end. Your... Best Practices for On-Page SEO So you want your website to be ranked on Google? As you may or may not know, there are some ...
May 13, 2015
HP promises warranty on overclocked desktops popular with gamers
For the first time, HP is offering Intel Core i5 and i7 chips that can be overclocked with its top-line Envy Phoenix desktop PC. That means gamers can increase computer performance by raising the CPU clock speed, which can be handy when running demanding ...
May 3, 2015