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13 features that will give iPhones an edge over Android smartphones

1 / 14<p>Appleannounced its next big software release -- iOS 12 — at the recently-concluded Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018. Apple iOS …

Hands-on: 100 iOS 12 changes and features [Video]

iOS 12 has now been out in the wild for a little over 24 hours, and we’ve been digging through the highly-anticipated beta to find new features. In this hands-on video walkthrough, we showcase 100 new iOS 12 features and changes.<p>Changes covered in this video:<p>GeekBench 4 Compute Comparison<br>• New iOS 12 …

iOS

Hitler's Berghof: Then and Now

"These were the best times of my life.<br>My great plans were forged here" - <b>Adolf Hitler</b>.<p>Hitler's retreat in the mountains of Bavaria was one of the most …

Who was here first? A new study explains the origins of ancient Indians

A new paper authored by 92 scientists from around the globe that was posted online this weekend could settle some major questions about the subcontinent’s history and what that means for various theories of Indian civilisation. The paper, titled “The Genomic Formation of South and Central Asia,” …

iOS 11.3 is available now. Here are the best new features

iOS 11.3, the latest version of Apple's iPhone and iPad operating system, is available now -- and it offers more features than you might expect from a ".3" release. Whether you're interested in augmented reality, cute Animoji or just a way to keep Apple from throttling your old iPhone, damn it, …

IPad Air

Meet the 'happiness professor': This man's 20 tips to everyday happiness could change your life

<i>From a cheerful commute to grins at the gym, Tom Ough spends a fun-filled day with the ‘professor of happiness’</i><p>How happy were you yesterday? Six out of 10? Seven? Eight? Put a number to it and keep that number in mind. We’ll come back to it…<p>“Good to meet you!” says Paul Dolan as he barrels into the …

Happiness

A video that explains the Heisenberg uncertainty principle

The more you know about a quantum particle's position, the less you know about its momentum, and vice versa. This is the Heisenberg uncertainty …

Quantum Physics

For centuries, lexicographers have attempted to capture the entire English language. Technology might soon turn this dream into reality – but will it spell the end for dictionaries?<p>By Andrew Dickson<p>In February 2009, a Twitter user called @popelizbet issued an apparently historic challenge to …

Linguistics

How Indian Techies Are Making A Fortune From Bitcoins

Image Credit: Mad About Money<p>Bitcoin is Basically an all-inclusive Crypto currency and digital payment scheme called the first decentralized digital …

Most images of black holes are illustrations. Here’s what our telescopes actually capture. - Vox

Soon, we may get to see one up close for the first time.<p>Impossibly dense, deep, and powerful, black holes reveal the limits of physics. Nothing can escape one, not even light.<p>Even though black holes excite the imagination like few other concepts in science, the truth is that no astronomer has …

Universe

FRONTLINE Magazine December 22, 2017 issue – Get your digital copy

India's National Magazine. Frontline, the fortnightly English magazine from the stable of The Hindu, has been a distinguished presence in the media …

Human Interest

How We Are All Complicit in the Worst Humanitarian Crisis since WWII

In February of this year, the United Nations declared famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen, claiming that the crisis endangering 20 …

Middle East

What Lies Ahead In West Asia's Game Of Thrones?

Image Credit: India Today<p>Saudi Arabia’s unprecedented purge of the high and mighty among the ruling elite along with Iran’s expanding sphere of …

Asia

Bananas: Health Benefits, Risks & Nutrition Facts

Bananas are one of the world's most appealing fruits. Global banana exports reached about 18 million tons in 2015, according to the United Nations. …

Nutrition

The Babu Blog

The Kumbh Mela, recognized by UNESCO as an “intangible cultural heritage of humanity”, is a Hindu religious festival that occurs every twelve years …

5 Classic Novels Everyone Should Read

One simple truth about life is that everyone has a reading lane. Whether it’s romance novels, or books about troubled former Navy SEALs racing …

Literature

Timeline of India's Mughal Empire

The Mughal Empire stretched across most of northern and central India, and what is now Pakistan, from 1526 to 1857, when the British exiled the last …

I Asked Atheists How They Find Meaning In A Purposeless Universe

If there's no afterlife or reason for the universe, how do you make your life matter? Warning: The last answer may break your heart.<p>"The way I find meaning is the way that most people find meaning, even religious ones, which is to get pleasure and significance from your job, from your loved ones, …

Proof Of 'God Playing Dice With The Universe' Found In The Sun's Interior

Deep inside the Sun’s interior, the fusion of lighter nuclei into heavier ones causes a tiny amount of mass to be lost, converted into energy via the famous <i>E = mc2</i>. At temperatures of 4,000,000 K or above, all the way up to 15,000,000 K in the Sun’s very center, hydrogen and helium isotopes build …

Physics

Special report: The Testament of Mr Jinnah 1876-1948

A life well spent on all counts<p><b>By Stanley Wolpert</b><p>ON August 11, 1947, when Mohammad Ali Jinnah addressed the first democratically elected Constituent …

What can particles tell us about the cosmos?

The minuscule and the immense can reveal quite a bit about each other. In particle physics, scientists study the properties of the smallest bits of …

The Spirit of Being a University Teacher in These Turbulent Times

On Teachers’ Day, as I reflect on the vocation of teaching, I realise that my spirited idealism – something laughable in this cynical era – is still …

iPhone 8: Everything We Know

The New iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus<p>Introduced on September 12, 2017, the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus represent a "huge step forward for the iPhone," according to Apple CEO Tim Cook. The two devices "improve on everything we love about iPhone" with overhauled internals and a tweaked design, but …

Quantum Theory Rebuilt From Simple Physical Principles

Physicists are trying to rewrite the axioms of quantum theory from scratch in an effort to understand what it all means. The problem? They’ve been …

Quantum Mechanics

History of India's Chola Empire

Nobody knows exactly when the first Chola kings took power in the southern point of India. Certainly, the Chola Dynasty was established by the third …

15 Of The Best Places To Find Free Books Online

Want to get your eyes on MILLIONS of free books online?<p>I got you.<p>If you’ve been following along, you already know that you can find free audiobooks …

iOS 11 is finally here: Best features, how to download and more

iOS 11 is now available.<p>Nowadays, Apple releases a beta version of iOS months ahead of its official release. So, we've already been playing with iOS and compiling how-tos so you can get started, too.<p><b>Editors' note</b>: This post was originally published on June 26, 2017, and continues to be updated with …

How to use iOS 11’s new File app

Michael Potuck, 9to5Mac:Files replaces the iCloud Drive app in iOS 11 and brings a number of enhancements to working with your files on your iPhone …

A student’s guide to Jean-Paul Sartre’s Existentialism and Humanism | Issue 15

Your complimentary articles<p>You’ve read <b>one</b> of your four complimentary articles for this month.<p>You can read four articles free per month. To have …