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Android users who own recent Pixel or Nexus devices running Android Nougat 7.1.1 may notice a new feature rolling out in the near future, or in some cases, already available. Called Instant Tethering and introduced as part of Google Play Services 10.2, it aims to make connecting to the phone’s hotspot an easier, almost automatic process. For those who’ve ever … Continue…
01.21 / 20:39
slashgear.com
Yesterday, I went out to photograph the protests in Washington, D.C. during Trump’s inauguration. I’m a professional freelance photographer, and I had never really taken a stab at photojournalism before, so this seemed like a good time to try. I followed a group of protesters and they ended up leading me to a big intersection…
01.21 / 19:48
petapixel.com
Donald Trump officially became the President of the United States yesterday, and his official portrait has been published as well. While there doesn’t seem to be any info released about the photographer behind the shot, the EXIF data in the photo file tells us the camera gear behind the shot. It was captured with an…
01.21 / 19:11
petapixel.com
Commercial and advertising photographer Karl Taylor made this 20-minute tutorial on creating a cosmetics product photo with an emphasis on lighting rather than digital editing. “This was an interesting shoot for me in forcing myself to do as much in-camera as possible and take it as far as it could go before any Photoshop was…
01.21 / 18:35
petapixel.com
In this week’s top stories: We give you our picks for both the best and most affordable Android phones for January, a look at upcoming Android Wear 2.0 devices from Tag Heuer and LG, Google’s Allo Android app gets new features with version 5.0 alongside other Google app updates, and much more. more…Filed under: Google Corporate …
01.21 / 17:58
9to5google.com
Holocaust memorials are somber places designed to honor the memories of the millions who lost their lives in the genocide, but tourists at the memorials can often be seen posing for lighthearted and disrespectful photos. Jewish artist Shahak Shapira has created a project called Yolocaust to speak out against this. Warning: This article contains graphic…
01.21 / 17:58
petapixel.com
Belkin Valet Charger Power Pack for Apple Watch Review is a post by Kevin Purcell from Gotta Be Mobile. Travelers with an iPhone and Apple Watch can top off the battery on both devices using the compact Belkin Valet Charger Power Pack for Apple Watch. It holds a powerful 6700 mAh battery that can charge your iPhone, including the big iPhone 7 Plus, and an Apple Watch at the same time. Belkin Valet Charger […] Belkin Valet Charger Power Pack for Apple Watch Review is a post by Kevin…
01.21 / 15:45
gottabemobile.com
Women who maintain an active lifestyle as they get older may age more slowly than those who are more sedentary, California researchers…
01.21 / 15:44
ibtimes.com
After rolling out to unlocked units in Japan this week, the Huawei Honor 8 Nougat update has now started hitting units in several other countries as well. It's a heavy update that weighs in at around 2.23GB, and brings along EMUI 5.0, which debuted on the Mate 9. The update that rolled out in Japan was under 2GB in size, and it also included some system-related optimizations, stability-related improvements, and better app versatility. So, while it's currently not known exactly what…
01.21 / 15:08
gsmarena.com
If you somehow missed the good news, 2017 greeted us with Nokia's long-anticipated return to the smartphone scene. The mid-range Nokia 6 Android handset is already a reality and marks HMD Global's first effort at managing the legendary brand. There is still a lot of mystery surrounding the handset in question, ranging from international availability to possible future software efforts, like an AI assistant. However, one thing is for sure - the Nokia 6 has already stirred up a lot of…
01.21 / 13:54
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Microsoft launched the second multiplayer beta for the upcoming real-time strategy game Halo Wars 2 on Friday, making it available to all Windows 10 PC users, as well as Xbox One players with a Xbox Live Gold subscription. The new beta will run through Monday, January 30th, and builds on last summer’s Halo Wars 2 trial by introducing the Blitz … Continue…
01.21 / 13:17
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Mike Pence became the vice president of the United States Friday, but he and his family won’t be moving into the White House. Instead, Pence will move not too far from President Donald Trump’s new digs to the grounds of the United States Naval Observatory, located at Number One Observatory Cir…
01.21 / 12:41
ibtimes.com
A meeting between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump could happen soon as the Russian president has agreed to meet his U.S. counterpart. However, preparations for the possible meeting may take months, not weeks, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as saying by TASS news …
01.21 / 12:41
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NBC’s new TV series “Emerald City” aired episode 4 this week in which Dorothy (Adria Arjona) met a mysterious girl who could transform men and women into stone giants. This little girl converted her faux parents into stone giants. Meanwhile, Tip (Jordan Loughran) decided that she wants the witch of the West’s (Ana Ularu) magic…
01.21 / 12:40
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Following news yesterday that Apple has filed suit against LTE modem supplier Qualcomm for engaging in anticompetitive licensing practices, the chipmaker hit back on Sunday by calling Apple's claims "baseless" and accusing it of "encouraging regulatory attacks". Apple shared a statement with several news sites on Friday announcing the lawsuit, which argued that Qualcomm used its position as the sole supplier of a key iPhone component to drive up patent licensing fees. This morning…
01.21 / 12:04
macrumors.com
Uber’s gone straight for the kill with its latest hire. For long now, Uber and Google have been bitter rivals in the race to build their autonomous vehicle. And now, Uber has hired the man behind Google search to work closely with its chief executive Travis Kalanick and help grow the company’s self-driving car program. Amit Singhal, former Senior Vice President of Search, has joined the ride-hailing company as SVP of Engineering. Amit Singhal, a 15-year Google veteran, yesterday announced o…
01.21 / 11:27
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“Scorpion” Season 3 will see Happy (Jadyn Wong) and Toby (Eddie Kaye Thomas) planning their wedding, but whether or not the actual ceremony will take place is something fans needs to watch out for…
01.21 / 09:00
ibtimes.com
Matthew Kevin Anderson landed a guest-starring role in Season 3 of “The Flash.” Anderson will appear in episode 12 as criminal metahuman Clive Yorkin, who is methodically killing people by causing them to decompose at an accelerated rate. According to the synopsis for the episode, titled “Untouchable,” Joe (Jesse L. Martin) becomes Yorkin’s next target but it’s Iris (Candice Patton) who is caught in the crossfire…
01.21 / 09:00
ibtimes.com
Just as protests against the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States were not limited to the U.S. soil, so were the celebrations. Reports suggested that the swearing-in ceremony of President Donald Trump was met with jubilant cheers from Russians who marked the event with parties and release of commemorative trinkets such as coins and "matryoshka" nesting d…
01.21 / 08:59
ibtimes.com
Apple’s line up of laptops for 2017 will be focused on improving hardware components, reveals the latest note released by notable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities, Taiwan. According to the note, Apple’s MacBook lineup for this year will include a processor upgrade, and this will cover all the MacBook variants that will be hitting the shelves this year. The component upgrade will include a leap to Intel next-gen processors with Kaby Lake architecture. There will also be a jump in RAM…
01.21 / 08:51
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