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I took a photo with the Pixel that changed my mind about the iPhone

Mea culpa: I was wrong<p>A few moons ago, I wrote some words under the title of "The Google phone is almost as good as the iPhone," and while I stand by the content of those words, I now have to revise my conclusion. On the basis of my extended experience with Google’s Pixel, I consider it an …

Windy

長沙灣工廈良心小店!楊協成 菊花茶 最平$1有交易

返工要食 零食 ,返學要食 零食 ,通頂更加要食零食!零食可以說得上是陪伴成長的小伙伴。但物價上漲壓力底下,為求儲錢上車的安心,大家慢慢放棄了零食。其實想食得便宜,亦不是沒有辦法,記者今日就會推介一間「激抵$1 菊花茶 …

12 Google Pixel observations from an iPhone user [Video]

Google’s new flagship Pixel XL phone landed in my hands early Monday morning, and I’ve been taking it for a test drive ever since. I’m obviously someone who prefers Apple devices over Google devices, but this phone is so fascinating that I just had to try it.<p>I should note that this isn’t a review — …

Phones

鋰電池最佳代替品!Honda 成功開發商用鎂電池成本低 96%

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>十月 11, 2016 •配件 •<p>近年不少電子產品及電動車都主要採用鋰電池去提供動力,而且科學家亦一直努力去改善其電量及體積等。不過鋰電池的壟斷局面或很快會被打破,因為 Honda 宣佈成功開發出全球第一枚可實際使用的鎂充電電池,其最大特點在於成本會比鋰電池更低。<p>據日經新聞報導,Honda …

Why Google A.I. is the last user interface

<i>Star Trek</i> got it right: In the future, we'll use computers by talking to them.Google held an event this week and new hardware got most of the …

Google WiFi

Liberal studies top scorer Melody Tam Lok-man's tips for the Independent Enquiry Study

The liberal studies Independent Enquiry Study (IES) is worth 20 per cent of the total score. Don’t underestimate this weighting because it can mean …

Hong Kong

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Adding iMessage support sent app downloads soaring

iOS 10 may have only reached roughly half of iPhones and iPads so far, but developers who readied their mobile apps for the new iMessage App Store are already benefitting, a new study finds. Existing apps that added support for iMessage have seen their downloads increase significantly, with early …

單車「安全氣袋」測試證實 Hovding 保護力比傳統頭盔高 6 倍

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>十月 4, 2016 •單車科技 •<p>為避免踩單車發生意外時傷及頭部,因此配戴單車頭盔可說是相當重要。不過傳統單車頭盔的最大缺點在於長時間戴住可能會令人感到侷促,因此有瑞典團隊就設計出一款 Hövding 自動充氣頭盔,使用時無需配戴在頭上,但當意外發生時充氣頭盔便會自動彈出,情況與汽車的安 …

Carphone Warehouse’s Google Pixel site reveals extensive renders, unlimited full resolution Photos backup, more

With days to go before Google’s 10/4 event, new leaks from UK store Carphone Warehouse provide the most extensive look at the Pixel and Pixel XL. While some specs don’t quite add up, there are several product shots and renders that appear to come directly from Google.<p>“Introducing Pixel. Phone by …

Mobile Technology

旅行住宿怎麼選 六大建議教你訂到安全旅館

The stupidity of Business Intelligence and why this ‘hot’ sector needs an A.I. overhaul

Several years ago, I was working as the CTO of a major tech company with significant operations around the world. One morning, while reviewing our daily collected figures, I noticed something odd. I determined that we were facing a significant sales drop in one of our most important target regions. …

Big Data

'Fuze' Case for iPhone 7 Aims to Bring Back the 3.5mm Headphone Jack

A new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus case launched recently on Indiegogo, called "Fuze," with the explicit goal of providing an integrated 3.5mm headphone jack directly into the body of the protective case. With an integrated Lightning adapter that plugs into the iPhone 7, the Fuze case provides users …

Mobile Technology

Japanese inventor's typhoon turbines harness storms' energy

A Japanese engineer named Atsushi Shimizu has designed a new type of wind turbine that can harness energy from something more powerful than a strong breeze. Shimizu's creation, which looks like a huge, upright egg beater, can withstand typhoons (or hurricanes, depending on where you live) and turn …

25 年來迄立不倒!有汽車維修店竟然仍用 Commodore 64 電腦處理工作

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>九月 29, 2016 •桌上電腦 •<p>為提高使用效率,相信不少人應該會每隔幾年就會更換一部新電腦,而自己砌機的則可能會更換硬件。雖然不少企業為節省開支或保安問題,目前仍使用較舊款的電腦或系統,但大家又有沒有想過來到今日竟然仍有店舖採用 34 年前推出的 Commodore 64 電腦來處理 …

Yahoo 'state' hackers stole data from 500 million users

<b>Yahoo says "state-sponsored" hackers stole data on about 500 million users in what could be the largest publicly disclosed cyber-breach in history.</b><p>The breach included swathes of personal information, including names and emails, as well as “unencrypted security questions and answers”.<p>The hack took …

Marissa Mayer

【有片睇】四圍走手機都可隔空充電!AirVolt 真‧無線充電收發器

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>九月 22, 2016 •手機配件 •<p>現時部份手機的無線充電功能,由於依然要放在無線充電板上,固定在同一地方其實並不算太方便。至於真正可以隔空的無線充電技術,據知 Apple 目前正在研發中,並有可能會在明年推出的 10 週年版 iPhone 上登場。不過如果大家想提早用到這種功能,其實亦 …

Elon Musk Plans to Unveil New Solar Roof on October 28

Solar company SolarCity, which is in the process of being acquired by electric car maker Tesla, plans to show off a new product, a roof integrated …

我們該怎麼對付中國模式 - 紐約時報中文網

柏林——對許多西方民主國家而言,這一年殊為艱難——而中國卻不斷在傷口上撒鹽。隨著唐納德·J·川普(Donald J. Trump)在共和黨初選中冉冉升起,中國的官方媒體新華通訊社幸災樂禍地將美國總統選舉描述為「一場鬧劇,證明自詡的世界民主標杆失靈了。」新華的另一篇文章則利用民主黨郵件泄露事件來重申「金錢政治已成為美國選舉的不治之症。」<p>美國的民主制度並非唯一的靶子。中國的官方媒體還在英國公投決定離開歐盟後左右出擊。《環球時報》的一篇文章直言:「脫歐公投撕掉西方民主的皇帝新裝。」<p>當西方疲於應對民主程序的短處之際,中國正抓緊機會宣揚自身的體制。比起幾位前任,現任國家主席習近平認為中國在與西方展開意識 …

Choosing The Right Prototyping Tool

When it comes to creating prototypes, so many tools and methods are out there that choosing one is no easy task. Which one is the best? Spoiler …

Web Design

Opera's free VPN is now available in its main desktop browser

But Netflix has already blocked it<p>VPNs or virtual private networks are services that reroute your traffic through different countries. They're good if you want a little more anonymity or are trying to find your way around geoblocks, but they usually cost money. Not in Opera's latest browser, …

Information Systems

Google's New Vacation App Was 280 Years in the Making

Kaliningrad is a Russian seaport named for a Soviet revolutionary. It sits near the Baltic Sea, between Poland and Lithuania, and it's a place where …