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tvOS 10 Overview: Single Sign-On, Dark Mode, New Siri Abilities and More

tvOS, the operating system that runs on the fourth-generation Apple TV, is also set to receive some updates this fall alongside iOS, macOS, and watchOS.<p>tvOS isn't getting as many changes as these other operating systems, but as can be seen in the video below, there are some important new features …

Apple Loop: iPhone 8 'Confirmed', iPhone 7 Leaks Reveal U-Turn, iOS 10 Secret Features

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes thoughts on Apple removing the headphone jack, the new ‘dark mode’ in iOS 10, OLED technology for the iPhone 8, speculation over a new iPod Touch, the unencrypted iOS kernel, a closer look at macOS, Indian …

Apple

Leading Chinese mobile company Huawei is developing its own OS

Huawei, one of the leading Chinese mobile hardware vendors, is developing its own operating system as a potential "contingency measure" if Google decides to exert more control over its Android operating system, according to The Information.<p>Huawei's smartphones currently operate on EMUI, an adapted …

Huawei

The head of TED says too many people skip a simple but crucial step before giving a presentation

You may find yourself nodding along, as if no one in the world understands you better than that person on stage, or telling all your friends to watch this hilarious speaker who made you laugh and cry all at once.<p>That magical feeling stems partly from admiration, from the idea that <i>you</i> could never, …

Self-improvement

One of the most popular TED presenters of all time says to ask yourself one question before giving a talk

For sure, those tips can help alleviate some of the anxiety around public speaking.<p>But at some point before the presentation, it's crucial to pause, take a step back, and ask yourself <i>why</i> you're giving the talk in the first place.<p>That's according to Brene Brown, a researcher whose TED Talks on …

Public Speaking
Public Speaking

5 Speaking Secrets From the Most Viewed TED Talks

Learn the strategies that make TED speakers so compelling.<p>TED Talks inspire and inform on many subjects, from entrepreneurship to creativity.<p>Many of the TED Talks have racked up millions or tens of millions of views, and each of the most-viewed TED Talks serves as a master class in effective and …

Public Speaking

The head of TED says there's a counterintuitive way to calm your nerves during a big presentation

One bead of forehead sweat, one shaky hand, one mispronounced word, and that's it. They'll roar with laughter and her reputation will be ruined.<p>At least, that's how a lot of public speakers <i>assume</i> their audience will react to their anxiety.<p>Fortunately, they're wrong.<p>That's according to Chris …

Public Speaking
Public Speaking

10 ways to give a presentation that doesn't put people to sleep

Okay, so he was probably just tired. But a great presentation keeps your listeners on their toes and inspires them to think differently about whatever topic you're addressing.<p>That's not to say that delivering a solid talk is easy. In fact, it's incredibly difficult.<p>To help you out on that front, we …

Public Speaking

Do you need a more balanced tech diet?

We should reflect on how much our phones and other digital temptations are ruling our thoughts and attention, argues Tom Chatfield.<p>I drafted these words on paper, in a coffee shop. I’m now typing them onto the pristine semblance of a sheet of paper onscreen, struggling not to let email or social …

Social Media

This is how to store human knowledge for eternity

And it’s not a book or a computer. Watch the video above to find out how everything we know as a species could fit in a space about the size of an elevator.<p>It’s easy to assume that human knowledge is stable – that everything we have learnt will endure for millennia.<p>Yet oral history can evolve as it …

Fun-Da-Mental

Nissan's xStorage battery for the home rivals Tesla’s Powerwall

When it comes to home energy storage systems, consumers may soon have several options from which to choose. Nissan announced an upcoming UK trial for …