Walkie-talkies

Hands-on: Walkie-Talkie on Apple Watch with watchOS 5 beta 2 [Video]

After appearing as a placeholder in the initial iOS 12 developer beta, Walkie-Talkie is now functional in iOS 12 beta 2. After testing it I was able to add new contacts, accept new contact requests, and both send and receive audio messages. Watch our hands-on walkthrough for a look at what to …

Smartwatches

Apple Released Second Beta Of iOS 12, macOS 10.14, watchOS 5, And tvOS 12, What’s New?

Apple has released the second developer beta of iOS 11.2, macOS 10.14, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12. The version can be updated with a developer beta …

iOS

watchOS 5 developer beta 2 for Apple Watch now available

watchOS 5 developer beta 2 for Apple Watch is now available for testing. As always, we’ll dig through the latest beta version and highlight all the changes between the first beta and the latest beta below.<p>New in watchOS 5<p>watchOS 5 for Apple Watch includes Competitions for Activity Sharing; yoga and …

Smartwatches

Russia blocks app used to organize protests

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has banned the use on its territory of a smartphone app widely used like a walkie-talkie to organize demonstrations and other gatherings.<p>The app, called Zello, reportedly has been popular among long-distance truckers in Russia who are conducting strikes to protest a road tariff …

Russia

Apple Releases Their watchOS 5 Beta 2 To Developers

As well as releasing the new iOS 12 and macOS betas, Apple also released their watchOS 5 Beta 2 to developers.<p>The new watchOS 5 was made official at …

Apple

iOS 12 beta confirms Apple Watch 4, Walkie Talkie feature now works | Trusted Reviews

<b>Apple has released the latest developer betas iOS, watchOS, macOS and tvOS and, as is often the case, there’s a clue about new products.</b><p>The second …

iOS

Sohrabuddin Shaikh fake encounter case: Two more witnesses turn hostile, 68 so far

Prosecution witnesses Ghanshyam, Heera Lal Ahari and Khum Singh deposed before special CBI judge S J Sharma.

India

Asian investors pour record amounts of cash into City skyscrapers

Asian investors poured record amounts of money into London skyscrapers in the first six months of this year, with a whopping 68 per cent of City …

Property (UK)

The Samsung Gear S3 is every hotel owner's dream

<b>Samsung has come up with a new use for its Gear S3 smartwatch that it hopes will see it flying off the shelves and straight onto the wrists of hotel</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

Mass shooting at New Jersey arts festival leaves 22 injured, one dead

A mass shooting at a New Jersey arts festival has left 22 injured and one suspect dead. Four victims are currently in critical condition, including a …

Liberal View

Naked and Alone: How Matt Wright Survived the Most Dangerous Discovery Channel Challenge Ever

The Discovery Channel loves to push its reality stars to their limits.<p>First, there was <i>Naked and Afraid,</i> where participants were marooned without …

Discovery Channel

This Anti-Smartphone for Kids Works Like a Walkie-Talkie

For parents, the decision is coming up earlier and earlier: Should you give your kid a smartphone? On one hand, you may fear it’ll turn your child …

Phones

Samsung Gear S3 Could Improve Hotel Housekeeping: Smartwatch Means Better Room Service?

Picture this: a hotel staffer is carrying room service on a large tray when their boss wants to contact them. They don’t have any hands free to answer a phone or walkie-talkie so they have to respond when the tray is out of their hands. Or maybe a maintenance worker is fixing an AC unit two-handed …

Apple Pay

Hands-On With All the New Features in watchOS 5

watchOS 5, the operating system that runs on the Apple Watch, was introduced last week alongside iOS 12 and macOS Mojave. The update doesn't include design changes or new watch faces, but it does introduce some fun new features that make the Apple Watch more useful than ever, like Walkie-Talkie.<p>We …

Smartwatches

UBS London headquarters sold for £1bn | Financial Times

UBS’s London headquarters has been sold to the property company founded by the Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing in the capital’s latest £1bn office real …

Real Estate

Here’s What You Get When You Shoot Portraits With a 500mm Lens

Portrait photographers generally pick focal lengths somewhere between 80mm and 135mm, which produces a flattened perspective distortion when the …

Fort Worth

Stay connected outdoors without cell signal or network access with GoHeart

While exploring the outdoors can be both exhilarating and rewarding, there are risks associated with any kind of physical activity — enhanced by the …

Camping

How Apple’s New WatchOS 5 Could Appeal to Fitness Enthusiasts

Apple (AAPL) announced during the Worldwide Developers Conference (or WWDC) on June 4 that it would release updated operating software for its …

Smartwatches

9to5Mac Happy Hour 177: AirPlay 2 growing pains, using iOS 12’s Screen Time, USB-C iPhone rumors

This week Benjamin and Zac catch up on the Sonos Beam soundbar announcement, AirPlay 2 support coming to Sonos in July, more HomePod stereo thoughts after a few weeks of use, how Apple TV speakers can be challenging with AirPlay 2, iOS 12’s new Screen Time and Down Time features, potential …

Apple

This D-Mask Is the Underwater Dive Mask of our Sci-Fi Dreams

A Chinese designer's stylish, tech-forward design hints at a super cool future for snorkelers and SCUBA divers alike.<p>Wouldn’t it be incredible to …

Shopping

These devices help you connect to kids and tweens without giving them a smartphone

Let’s face it parents, most of us lose our kids at least once or twice while they’re growing up.<p>Sometimes they just get a little too good at hide-and-seek, like my then-4-year-old daughter did for a few heart-stopping moments inside a department store several years ago.<p>Smartphone apps such as …

Tweens

Hiking, Yoga & More: The Apple Watch Update for Athletes

New workouts, activity challenges, pace-setting, and more – the upcoming Apple Watch update offers a suite of new features for active and outdoor …

Outdoors Gear

Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE now works with C-Spire, other regional carriers

Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE has worked on the four major U.S. carriers since it launched last September, and recently the cellular model has started picking up support for regional carriers around the country as well.<p>C-Spire, the sixth largest carrier in the country and the largest privately …

Apple

Apple releases second iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, macOS 10.13.6 betas to developers

While not as major, Apple is today releasing the second developer builds for iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1 and macOS 10.13.6. Being a bug fix update to the earlier release, we aren’t expecting any new user facing features.<p>If you’re looking for some major changes, take a look at iOS 12, tvOS 12, watchOS …

Apple

Bagley Lakes — Washington Trails Association

Mrs. Geezerhiker and I went to Mt. Baker on this clouds-and-sun morning to check the conditions at the Heather Meadows/Artist Point area. We were …

Hiking

Apple's watchOS 5 beta returns, following buggy initial release

Apple has issued a revised beta of watchOS 5 to registered developers, addressing glitches that forced the company to pull the initial June 6 …

WatchOS

Monday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch Buttons May Get Haptic Feedback

Leading the <b>Apple Inc.</b> (NASDAQ:<b>AAPL</b>) rumor mill today is news of changes coming to the company’s smartwatches. Today, we’ll look at that and other …

Smartwatches

Personal Communications are still critical for Apple

The announcements in WWDC 2018 highlight a lot of new capabilities that expect to create network effects among Apple device users.<p>Last week Apple …

Apple Watch

10 New Features in WatchOS 5 for Apple Watch | WWDC 2018

Apple released the new WatchOS 5 at the WWDC’2018 held last week, along with the iOS 12, macOS Mojave etc. For now the developer beta version has …

Smartwatches

Fear the Walking Dead Recap: Who Was Struck Out in the Midseason Finale?

<i>Warning: The following contains spoilers for Sunday’s midseason finale of</i> <b>Fear the Walking Dead</b><i>.</i><p>All season long, we’ve known that the stadium would …

TV