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Five Common Cloud Misconceptions

There are deep-rooted misconceptions about what the cloud is and where it is headed. This article corrects some of these common misconceptions.<p><b>Misconception No. 1: The Cloud Is A Place In The Sky</b><p>Most people associate the word “cloud” with the services provided by public clouds such as Amazon Web …

Hybrid Clouds

iOS 12’s Face ID supports alternate looks that may be used to unlock iPhone X with two faces

While iOS 12 does not actually bring out official support for allowing multiple people to register their face with Face ID on a single iPhone X …

Face ID

iOS 12: everything you need to know about new iPhone features

Apple has unveiled all the new features heading to iPhones and iPads at its developer conference in San Francisco on Monday, including speed boost for even older devices, improved privacy and a host of new features.<p>The look of iOS 12 will be very familiar, with the company focusing on improving the …

iOS

Restricted views: Unstated reasons for limited access in iOS

Apple’s WWDC Keynote was on Monday so that meant you had to get any complaints about the company filed over the weekend if you wanted to maximize …

Pseudo-science

Apple Watch Series 4: Apple’s 2019 Smartwatch Might Finally Hit The Perfect Spot For Wearable Devices

The Apple Watch Series 4 could be compatible with accessories from previous models.<p>The Apple Watch Series 4 is practically around the corner, but …

Smartwatches

Notability for iOS adds handwriting search & conversion, side-by-side view, more

Popular note-taking and annotation app Notability has been updated this week with a handful of new features. The update brings the app to version 8.0 and includes handwriting recognition and conversion, a new Multi-Note feature, and much more.<p>For iPad users, Notability now supports Handwriting …

Note-Taking

Microsoft Pushes Serverless Beyond Events and Functions

Microsoft continues to add new features to its serverless offering, Azure Functions, but at its recent Build conference, the company shows that it’s …

Microservices

AWS Certification Guide: Overview and Career Paths

Amazon Web Services offers relatively few certifications, but they pack a powerful punch. Learn about these sought-after certifications and how they …

Cloud Computing

German police fine parents at airport for taking children out of school early

Police at a German airport have fined parents for going on vacation before the official start of school holidays. School attendance is compulsory in …

A New World’s Extraordinary Orbit Points to Planet Nine

In early 2016, two planetary scientists declared that a ghost planet is hiding in the depths of the solar system, well beyond the orbit of Pluto. …

India Working On Unmanned Tanks, Vessels, Robotic Weaponry For Future Wars

In an ambitious defence project, the government has started work on incorporating artificial intelligence to enhance the operational preparedness of …

In a retaliatory move, India mulls tariff hike on 20 US products

The additional duty proposed to be hiked on these items ranges from 5 per cent to 100 per cent

12K video footage taken over New York City is absolutely breathtaking

At a certain point, one has to wonder just how mesmerizing video footage in the future is going to look. Even today, the quality one experiences with …

The best washing machines you can buy

There are a surprising number of important choices to make when purchasing a new washing machine: Do you want steam features? Should it be top or …

Cleaning

India’s private wealth could triple by 2027—the fastest growth in the world

Indians are minting money like nobody’s business.<p>Between 2017 and 2027, India’s total wealth—the private wealth held by all individuals in a country—is slated to grow from $8.23 trillion (Rs557 lakh crore) to $24.7 trillion, rising 200%, as per the 2018 Global Wealth Migration Review by the AfrAsia …

India

In New York, his neighbors pounded on his walls, so he built this home theater in Texas

Karnataka Election Results 2018: The Regions That Swung It In BJP’s Favour

Doom and Quake creator John Carmack tells the story of Steve Jobs asking him to delay his wedding

John Carmack – Oculus VR CTO and co-creator of the classic games Doom and Quake – wrote a Facebook post yesterday reminiscing about what it was like to work with Steve Jobs, including the time Steve asked him to postpone his wedding …<p>Carmack had appeared on stage with Steve for a number of keynote …

Dell Technologies Makes Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Real | Dell Technologies

<i>Applying AI and ML technology to turn data into intelligent insights, drive a faster time to market and achieve better business outcomes</i><p><b>Dell</b> …

Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robot dog goes on sale in 2019

SpotMini, Boston Dynamics' agile four-legged robot, will go on sale next year for companies that want a mechanical quadruped to get to places a wheeled device can't reach.<p>Boston Dynamics has 10 SpotMini prototypes now and will work with manufacturing partners to build 100 this year, company …

Robotics

The best soundbars you can buy in 2018

The speakers in televisions today are far better than they were in years past, but for all that’s been done to improve TV audio systems, they still …

Audiophile

2018 BMW M550i xDrive is the M5 you might be able to afford

2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan preview: The best, made bigger

It might not be the first super-luxe automaker with an SUV in its lineup, but Rolls-Royce is determined to have the <i>best</i> one, and its name is Cullinan.<p>This has been a long time coming. The sea change in buyer attitudes toward SUVs has moved from morbid curiosity to unabashed stanning, regardless of …

Rolls-Royce

Scientists are training spiders to jump on command and f*** this

Researchers have trained a spider named Kim to jump six times her body length to work out how to build better "micro jumping robots."<p>Goodbye, half of our readers.<p>A team at the University of Manchester measured the movement of a 1.5mm-long (0.6-inch) Regal Jumping Spider using high-speed cameras, …

Spiders

Awesome picture for the price, and Roku TV seals the deal - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The affordable TCL 6 series has excellent overall image quality, with deep black levels, very good brightness, rich contrast and accurate color. Its Roku smart TV platform is the best available, with a simple interface and extensive streaming app support. The TV handles both HDR10 and …

Televisions

Everything Microsoft announced at Build 2018

The first day of Microsoft’s Build 2018 developer conference came and went, and the technology giant unveiled myriad tools and products for developers and geeks of the world to chew on.<p>From artificial intelligence (AI) to Azure, here’s a quick recap of everything Microsoft announced at Build …

Microsoft needs to prove it’s not another IBM

Build is a good opportunity<p>Microsoft has been known as the Windows company for years, but that’s changing. As it embraces a world beyond Windows, Microsoft is increasingly focusing its efforts on businesses rather than consumers. The software maker has been reshaping itself recently and embracing …

5 hidden features of Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Windows 10 April 2018 Update is nearly here. (It was previously known as Windows 10 Spring Creators Update.) While new features such as Timeline and nearby sharing fill headlines, and the Settings app is bigger and better, there are a number of smaller, useful features worth noting.<p>Cortana puts …

Apps

The hunt for the best air fryer

Makers of home air fryers promise a lot. The biggest claim is that they create the delicious deep-fried taste you crave, but with almost no oil. Some companies say their air fryers can roast whole chickens complete with perfectly crisp skin. That's why we decided to see for ourselves just what …

Deep Frying

iPhone’s weirdest glitch yet: Ask Siri to define “mother” twice, learn a bad word

Hint: Four syllables, rhymes with "other shucker."<p>On Saturday, iPhone users around the world began testing and confirming what is arguably Siri's …