Tag Archives: May

A few things that may surprise you about seniors and technology

Marci Vandersluis writes the Embrace Your Aging column. TY GREENLEES/STAFF A few years ago when I wrote about technology of benefit to elders, there was limited interest and adoption by much of the older adult population. How times have changed. Take, for example, the smartphone. According to the Pew Research Center, four in 10 seniors own smartphones, which is more ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 May Have Been Revealed Ahead Of Schedule Via Exynos 8895 Tweet

Samsung has taken things to Twitter to promote its Exynos 8895, touting it as “a processor to create infinite possibilities.” But that’s not the most interesting part of it, as many believe that the promotion may have revealed the upcoming Galaxy Note 8(pictured) ahead of schedule, which is reportedly scheduled to launch on Aug. 23. Galaxy Note 8 ‘Accidentally’ Revealed? Even ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 May Have a Bug That Could Prevent You From Making an Emergency Call

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5 is said to reboot when users dial 911 It remains unclear what’s causing the issue This isn’t the first time OnePlus 5 has run into an issue If some users’ complaints are to believed, the newly launched OnePlus smartphone may have a bug that reboots the phone when an emergency number is dialled. The issue was first discovered by ... Read More »

10 great PC games you may have missed in 2017

Credit: Gordon Mah Ung/Rob Schultz/IDG LATEST REVIEWS Endless Space 2 on Steam, MSRP $39.99 Learn more Prey on Steam, MSRP $59.99 Learn more HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Strap on HTC, MSRP $99.00 Learn more Now that we’ve taken a peek at the best PC games of 2017—so far, at least—it’s time for our other biannual tradition: Rounding up some of the top PC games of 2017 that might ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 May Just Have Been Revealed by the Company

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leaks are increasing in frequency, but surprisingly, this time around, the South Korean smartphone maker might have teased the handset to us by itself. In a teaser image, shared by the Exynos team, Samsung might have given us the first glimpse of the upcoming Galaxy Note 8. Separately, the smartphone has been tipped to be released in September this ... Read More »

vivo may be first to out a smartphone with fingerprint sensor embedded in the screen

For many months now rumors have claimed that Samsung, Apple, or both companies will come out with devices sporting a fingerprint scanner embedded in the display this year. When that didn’t happen for the Galaxy S8 and S8+, the speculation switched its focus onto the upcoming Note8. And for Apple this has always been claimed with regard to the tenth ... Read More »

New CERN Particle Accelerator May Help Both Doctors and Art Sleuths

A new particle accelerator unveiled at CERN, the European physics research centre, is expected to spawn portable accelerators that could help doctors treat cancer patients and experts analyse artwork. CERN is gradually upgrading its hardware to get more data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), its 27-km (17-mile) circular accelerator that smashes protons together at almost the speed of light ... Read More »

Britain’s May asks G7 to back moves to tackle internet extremism

  British Prime Minister Theresa May will urge the world’s major industrialized nations on Friday to unite to force technology companies to tackle “extremist material” and stop militants who are moving their fight “from the battlefield to the internet”. A senior British government source said May, attending her first G7 meeting since becoming prime minister last year, will say social ... Read More »

Community college may be the secret sauce in affordable education

Getting into college may be the end game for high school seniors, but a far bigger challenge awaits: Getting out of college with a degree and a manageable amount of debt. “Families are so busy focusing on the first day of college, they don’t think about what life after college is going to be like,” says Jodi Okun, founder of ... Read More »

In Departure from Education Policy, States May Get to take No-detention Call

Panaji: In what seems to be a departure from the Right to Education policy, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the state governments will be allowed to decide on the no-detention policy in their schools. “There is a demand from a lot of states to allow the detention of the students because everyone is promoted up to eighth ... Read More »