December 6, 2016 admin 0Comment

Becoming a star means everything to your children. How else are they going to make any money when robots do almost everything else? Moreover, being a star allows you to say anything you want to anyone you want. Just ask Kanye. Apple believes it has now developed the perfect way for you to begin your child’s ascent to movie stardom. It’s called the iPhone 7 Plus. I know this because Cupertino has just released an ad that suggests this phone’s video camera is just as good as anything they use in Hollywood. https://youtu.be/qStdSMad6TY We think, indeed, we’re watching a movie….

December 5, 2016 admin 0Comment

Three of the internet’s biggest social media sites are banding together to curb the rise of online terrorist content. Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, along with Microsoft, said Monday they have partnered on creating a shared database of images and videos that promote terrorism. The database will store and share among partners the “hashes” — or unique digital fingerprints — of terrorist content that has been removed from the services for violating their community policies. “By sharing this information with each other, we may use the shared hashes to help identify potential terrorist content on our respective hosted consumer platforms,” the…

December 4, 2016 admin 0Comment

Standards for 5G technology are still in development, but AT&T offers one business customer access to the next-gen network as part of a limited trial. The cellular network of the future is here, for one business customer. AT&T said Monday it’s offering a trial run of 5G service for a business customer, marking the first time the next-generation cellular network will be used in trials that involve a real customer. Intel will be the customer, using the 5G service in its Austin, Texas offices. The development marks another milestone in a heated race to bring 5G to regular users, even…

December 1, 2016 admin 0Comment

Samsung is having some trouble identifying what went wrong with the Galaxy Note 7, which earlier this year was recalled due to a high number of battery explosions, but someone else believes they have the answer. Manufacturing engineering company Instrumental has performed a teardown of the device, and found that the battery simply did not have enough physical room for error. The problem had more than one factor, the teardown found. A phone battery is made up of positive and negative layers, with separators to keep them from touching and sparking. In order to streamline the size of the battery…