George Hall

6,438 Flips | 3 Magazines | 2 Likes | 11 Following | 70 Followers | @geehall2 | SMEM social media volunteer and voluntweeter in 2009 Black Saturday bushfires, Dec. 2010 Israel Mt Carmel forest fire, early 2011 Queensland and Victorian floods, the Christchurch NZ earthquake and Japan earthquake/tsunami situations. Also former 1980s Australian comic writer/artist with Reverie Comics and author of "A Question of Theories" on Apple iBooks and Barnes & Noble Nook Books.

The BeOS file system, an OS geek retrospective

From the archives: In the '90s, OS geeks adored BFS's ahead-of-its-time feature set.<p>It's the day after Independence Day in the US, and much of our …

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Tornado captured on camera tearing through a wildfire in Colorado

A tornado was caught on camera running through a wildfire near Weston Pass in Colorado Thursday afternoon.

Weather

A look inside the rescue effort to save soccer team trapped inside Thailand cave

In northern Thailand, rescuers are working around the clock to save 12 boys and their soccer coach who have been trapped inside a partly flooded cave …

Chiang Rai Province

Thai cave rescuers face race against time as oxygen levels drop

<b>Chiang Rai, Thailand (CNN) —</b> Pressure is mounting on Thai authorities to bring forward a rescue plan for 12 boys and their coach trapped deep inside a flooded cave in northern Thailand, after the death of a former navy diver and a drop in oxygen levels underground.<p>Officials initially thought they …

Thailand

Kuo: New 2018 iPhone models to come in gold, grey, white, blue, red and orange colors

Ming-Chi Kuo released a report today that ups his estimates for the new 2018 iPhone sales, as well as detailing a few changes to expect. Kuo says that the 6.5-inch OLED iPhone model should be priced around $1000 like the current iPhone X, and will feature dual SIM capabilities. The 6.1-inch LCD …

Mobile Technology

NASA Analyzes Deadly Louisiana Flooding

Record-setting rainfall and flooding in southern Louisiana have been calculated at NASA with data from satellites.

Google plans to merge Chrome OS and Android, report says

Google may be planning some big changes for Chromebooks.<p>Google plans to merge Chrome OS, the operating system that runs on Chromebooks, and Android, …

Apple removes apps after App Store hit with first major malware attack

Dozens of iOS apps in Apple's App Store were infected with malware in recent days, including hugely popular Chinese social networking apps, in what …

Marvel’s Mockingbird Series, MARVEL’S MOST WANTED, Gets a Pilot Order

How to get started with Apple Music Connect

Apple Music is here, and the new Connect feature has the potential to be great for finding out more about your favorite artists.<p>New in the latest version of iTunes, Connect gives musicians a personal space where they have the opportunity to post short audio or video clips their audiences wouldn't …

Ancient Man Had Neanderthal Great-Great Grandfather

Analysis of the jawbone of a man who lived about 40,000 years ago reveals the closest direct descendant of a Neanderthal who mated with a modern human.<p>A modern human who lived in what is now Romania between 37,000 and 42,000 years ago had at least one Neanderthal ancestor as little as four …

Apple is expected to soon unveil the biggest overhaul of iTunes since its launch

In the biggest overhaul of iTunes since it was launched in early 2003, the service was anticipated to include an option of subscribing to streaming music for $10 monthly.<p>Analysts and industry insiders believe rebranded "Apple Music" will be introduced on Monday during a keynote presentation kicking …

Kurdish party thwarts Erdogan's ambitions with Turkish election advance | Reuters

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s hopes of assuming greater powers suffered a major setback on Sunday when the ruling AK Party he founded failed to win an outright majority in a parliamentary election for the first time.<p>Erdogan, Turkey’s most popular modern leader but also its …

South Asia

Daughter of Colombian anti-kidnap chief found alive after abduction ordeal

The daughter of the head of Colombia's National Protection Unit (UNP), the force charged with guarding potential kidnap and assassination victims, …

The bug that can crash iPhones with a single message is back

A major bug found in the latest version of iOS causes phones to crash when they receive a special/malicious text message.<p>If someone sends you the below string of Arabic characters via SMS or iMessage, it can cause the Messages app to stop working and can take down the phone entirely if it appears …

What You Need To Know About Facebook Changes on Flipboard

Facebook announced changes to the content they’re willing to share with third parties, including Flipboard. We want to give you a head’s up about what this means for you. Here’s what you need to know:<p>If you are among the two percent of readers who views Facebook on Flipboard, we regret to tell you …

Original Mac designer Andy Hertzfeld says Jobs would not have liked ‘Becoming Steve Jobs’ book

Becoming Steve Jobs, the latest Jobs biography, written by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, received high-praise and support from Apple and its executives. One of the original members of the Macintosh development team, however, has published a post on Medium outlining why he thinks Steve Jobs …

12-inch MacBook teardown provides closer look at its tiny motherboard, terraced battery design

We saw teardowns of the 2015 MacBook Air and Retina MacBook Pro last month, but now a Feng.com user has provided us with the first teardown of the all-new 12-inch MacBook. Apple heavily touted the internal design of the laptop during its unveil last month and today’s teardown gives us a closer look …

'The Simpsons' seasons won't be available on disc from now on

If you've been diligently building a collection of <i>Simpsons</i> episodes on disc, you're in for a rude surprise. Show runner Al Jean has revealed that Fox is discontinuing disc releases of the long-running cartoon. As sources confirmed to us and <i>The Hollywood Reporter,</i> the studio doesn't believe there's …

Drones could be the future of UN peacekeeping

A United Nations panel on technological development has called for peacekeeping missions to be equipped with unmanned drones to survey conflict …

Best Shots Reviews: JUSTICE LEAGUE #39, UNCANNY X-MEN #31, THE MULTIVERSITY: MASTERMEN #1

Credit: DC Comics<p>Happy Monday, 'Rama readers! Ready for your Monday column? Best Shots has you covered, with a handful of reviews from comics' …

Photoshop may be 25 years old, but it still manages to stay fresh

While Adobe is well known for its many different graphics applications, perhaps none is more famous than Photoshop. For creatives, medical …

US Officials Say Superfish Poses a Risk, Superfish Denies It

It’s been a rough few days for Lenovo. Now even the United States government is urging users to remove the Superfish adware.<p>The Department of Homeland Security issued a warning today alerting users that the software causes infected computers to be vulnerable to a type of SSL Spoofing cyberattacks, …

Jason Momoa as Aquaman Revealed on Twitter · Guardian Liberty Voice

Aquaman looks a lot different since he first swam onto the pages of comic books in 1941, as revealed in the first released image of the superhero, …

How dangerous software maker Superfish kicked me out

Superfish, the most controversial company in tech, kicked me out on Friday.<p>The Palo Alto-based software company became notorious overnight when …

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Jim Lee on 'The Multiversity: Mastermen,' a comic about Nazi Superman

Grant Morrison’s <i>The Multiversity</i> has been one of the best things coming out of DC Entertainment over the past few months. Each issue pairs the …

Jim Lee

Microsoft brings its digital ink to the iPad with OneNote handwriting update

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‘Avengers Vs’ One Shot Coming In May

Posted by <b>Chris Beveridge</b><br>February 14, 2015 at 01:01 PM<p>Marvel is looking to do another little bit of fun this spring as <b>Avengers Vs</b> will appear …