Sanjula Madurapperuma

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A-Z: the best and worst electric and hybrid cars on sale

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron<p><b>What is it?</b> A neat, tidy integration of engine and electricity in a hatchback. Just not cheap.<p><b>Why should I care?</b> Although …

Apple announces new 10.5-inch iPad Pro

Apple announced a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and a refreshed 12.9-inch model today at its Worldwide Developers Conference. They ship next week; the 10.5-inch model starts at $649 with 64GB of memory, or $779 for a 64GB cellular version. The 12.9-inch version starts at $799 for 64GB of storage and …

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The iPad takes a big step toward being the computer for everyone

As the MacBook Pro loses features and ports, the iPad Pro gains versatility and power<p>The iPad has never been a full-fledged <i>computer</i>. At its launch back in 2010, it was mocked for having a large screen without a typical large-screen operating system like macOS or Windows, and it was dismissed as …

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Apple just leveled up the iPhone’s machine learning chops

One of the most underrated announcements at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference Monday was the company’s unveiling of Core ML, a programming framework designed to make it easier to run machine learning models on the company’s mobile devices.<p>Core ML will be part of iOS 11, which is expected to …

Machine Learning

Apple introduces iOS 11

iOS 11 was the least surprising announcement of WWDC. Apple has announced new versions of its mobile operating system at its developer conference for years. While the final version of iOS 11 won’t be available until September, here’s what Apple has in store for you with iOS 11.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook …

The new iPad Pro gets you closer to ditching your laptop

The latest iPad Pro is closer to a laptop thanks to its stepped-up hardware and software -- but its keyboard stays the same.<p>I held the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro in my hands, and thought, this is better. Not massively different, but better.<p>Apple's yearly developer conference was surprisingly full of …

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iOS 11 lets you play FLAC audio files straight from your iPad and iPhone

Yesterday, Apple announced the latest reiteration of its mobile operating system and while regular consumers will have to wait until autumn to try out the new iOS 11 on their iPhone and iPad devices, developers are already taking advantage of their early access to the beta version.<p>Redditors who …

iPad gets overhauled multitasking and other major software updates in iOS 11

Apple announced some new updates for the iPad Pro at WWDC as part of the upcoming iOS 11 update that finally builds out the tablet’s potential as a professional device, with what Apple calls “the largest iOS release for iPad ever.”<p>The Dock is getting overhauled, and now resembles the dock on a Mac. …

Apple iOS 11 Announcement: What Are The New Features?

At the 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, Apple announced updates to tvOS, macOS, watchOS and iOS. Last year, Apple’s release of iOS 10 included improvements to the Lock Screen and its stock apps such as third party integrations in the Messages and Maps app. And this …

Apps

Apple's new iOS 11 Control Center combines simplicity and depth

All the tools return to one page, with more accessed through 3D Touch.<p>Apple looks like they're striking the right balance for their Control Center feature with the new iOS 11. The company showed off the redesigned section during the company's keynote at WWDC 2017.<p>Scroll up from the bottom of your …

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Deleting This 1 App Can Literally Double Your Phone's Battery Life | Inc.com

Last week, I deleted Facebook from my phone and literally doubled my battery life. Not just overnight, but instantly.<p>You can too--or, if that's too extreme a reaction, there are a few simple things you can do to minimize Big Social's impact on how often you need to recharge your phone. As an …

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Check out Apple's Singapore store, its first in Southeast Asia

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11 Great iPad Tricks and Hidden Features You Must Try Today

11 Great iPad Tricks and Hidden Features You Must Try Today<p>Updated November 20, 2016<p>Are you making the most of your iPad? With these tips, you will …

Universities finally realize that Java is a bad introductory programming language

CS 106A is Stanford University’s introductory programming course. The module – which is also available to view on YouTube – introduces the fundamentals of coding in an accessible way, and lays the foundations for future growth.<p>Throughout its existence, the course was taught using the Java …

Programming

GM’s ‘Super Cruise’ Tesla Autopilot competitor arrives in a Cadillac this fall

GM will launch its Super Cruise advanced highway automatic driving feature this fall, debuting first in the new Cadillac CT6. Super Cruise has been in the works for a few years now, and the semi-autonomous drive mode is finally almost ready for its debut, after its release date was pushed from 2016 …

Fix Most of Your Mac's Issues with This Simple Trick

When you start experiencing strange issues with your Mac, you’ll probably perform a number of troubleshooting techniques, such as running the Disk …

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Explore Opportunity<p>Internet researchers can work as Independent Research Consultants or with individuals or companies to gather, synthesize and …

Project Management

When Does an Old Smartphone Become Unsafe to Use?

How long should you hold on to your phone?<p>For smartphones, the answer is less a matter of physical age (except insofar as the user wants certain …

MacBook Pro 15 (2016) With AMD Radeon Pro Vs. Dell XPS 15 (2017) Nvidia GTX 1050: Reviewers' Take

The latest AMD Radeon Pro GPU is a good fit for the slimmer MacBook Pro. But how does it stack up? I asked two longtime reviewers.<p>Apple states in the MacBook Pro late 2016 press release that the new MBP 15 “features powerful Radeon Pro discrete graphics delivering up to 2.3 times more performance …

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Top 7 Notes Tricks for iOS 10

Apple’s proprietary Notes app for iOS was at one point in time, rather bland and useless, allowing users only to carry out quick notes and …

How I added four hours of battery life to my smartphone every day for free

I’ve had big-time battery drain issues on my last three iPhones. I just figured it was my fault — maybe I’m too addicted to apps, take too many photos, or just use my phone too much?<p>It’s an issue I’ve gone to Apple for help with many times. But the Genius’s — Apple's retail support — were …

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The New iPad is a Solid Stand-Up Double for Apple

I am a huge sports fan, and have been since I was a child. I played a few when I was younger, and I still watch just about any team sport you can think of in some amount today. As we head into the middle of Spring, College Baseball is going strong and the Major Leagues had their Opening Day just a …

The Founder Is an Acerbic, Uncomfortably Timely Bite of McDonald’s History

The title of the Ray Kroc biopic <i>The Founder</i> is mocking, acidic, a dig at the man who called himself the founder of McDonald’s but, as the movie …

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15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Ford built a baby bed that feels like it’s driving around the neighborhood

Some babies won’t sleep unless they get a nighttime cruise around the neighborhood, as many parents (my own included) can attest. That’s why Ford’s latest creation isn’t a car at all – it’s a small cot for babies called Max Motor Dreams (via CNET) that simulates a drive using sound and motion, …

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The iPhone 7 Has Arbitrary Software Locks That Prevent Repair

The home button is no longer swappable, a concerning move for people who think they actually own the electronics they buy.<p>Apple has taken new and extreme measures to make the iPhone unrepairable.<p>The company is now using software locks to prevent independent repair of specific parts of the phone. …

Mobile Technology

Best professional DSLRs 2017

<b>We round up the best professional DSLRs on the market at the moment</b><p>Canon EOS 1D X II<p><b>Price:</b> £4,799.00 (body only)<p><b>Key features:</b><p>20.2-megapixel …

Cameras

How to Make Your Photos Go Viral

How to make your photos go viral (like a virus):<p>What is ‘going viral’?<p>Think of a virus. It spreads. It usually is spread through organisms, or …

iPad 2017 review: $329 gets you a new iPad. We done?

Apple announced a new iPad a few weeks ago. Did you even notice? I wouldn't blame you if you missed it. There wasn't any big event, or a keynote, and …