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iPhone after 10 years on the road – How iPhone changed the world in 10 years

admin/ June 30, 2017/ / 0 comments

Ten years ago today, the first iPhone hit stores in the US. On paper, the device was nothing special: it lacked the 3G connectivity which was becoming standard across much of the world, its battery struggled to last a day, and its camera resolution was just two megapixels. It also came with an eye-watering price tag of $499, and a

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facebook launches free internet drones

admin/ June 30, 2017/ / 0 comments

Facebook’s internet-beaming drone, a lightweight but wide solar-powered aircraft it’s building to bring internet to rural places, completed its second test flight in the Arizona desert, the company announced Thursday. The drone flew for an hour and 46 minutes back in late May, about 10 minutes longer than its original flight. More importantly, Facebook claims the drone “landed perfectly.” On

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Google pays $2.7Billion fine in E.U. over manipulated search results

admin/ June 27, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

The penalty, of 2.4 billion euros, highlights the aggressive stance that European officials have taken in regulating many of the world’s largest technology companies, going significantly further than their American counterparts. By levying the fine against Google — more than double the previous largest penalty in this type of antitrust case — Margrethe Vestager, the European Union’s antitrust chief, also

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the technology in 2018 Mercedes benz

admin/ June 27, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

Imagine a vehicle that can stop if you have a medical emergency, or communicates with other cars about nearby road hazards. We are test driving a car that can do all that — it’s the brand new Mercedes Benz E class coupe. It’s still the number one luxury brand in America. Dealers are often sold out of the most popular

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Tech giants team up [Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft]

admin/ June 27, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft have created a joint forum to counter terrorism following years of criticisms that the technology corporations have failed to block violent extremists and propaganda on their platforms. The Silicon Valley companies announced the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism on Monday, saying the collaboration would focus on technological solutions, research and partnerships with governments and

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self-driving technology coming up – Apple and Hertz

admin/ June 27, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

Apple Inc is leasing a small fleet of cars from rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc to test self-driving technology, Bloomberg reported on Monday. Hertz shares were up 13.5 percent at $10.82, while shares of Apple were slightly down. Apple is renting Lexus RX450h sport-utility vehicles from Hertz’s Donlen fleet-management unit, according to the Bloomberg report, citing documents released recently

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Now you can bypass iCloud lock

admin/ June 26, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

iCloud hack This is a very clever hack that allows you to get round the iCloud activation lock by setting up your iPhone to use different software on it using a thing called “DNS bypass”. It is a little fiddly but isn’t that difficult to do if you follow the video or written instructions below. Video instructions: Written instructions: Reboot

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Facial recognition technology is changing daily life

admin/ June 24, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

It was introduced at the Temple of Heaven toilets in southern Beijing in order to ration the amount of paper people use. After a scan of your face machines will issue around half of metre of paper and only after 9 minutes can you get second helping, if required. At Beijing Shifan University the technology has been installed in the

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the autonomous drive technology Nissan leaf 2017

admin/ June 23, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

The new Nissan LEAF will feature state-of-the-art ProPILOT technology, Nissan’s autonomous drive technology that reduces the hassle of stop-and-go highway driving. ProPilot supports drivers by helping control acceleration, braking and steering during single-lane driving on the highway. The technology is currently available in the Nissan Serena and was recently introduced on the Nissan X-Trail in Japan. In Spring 2018, Nissan

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