Friday June 23-rd, 2017

'Birth of a Nation' launches voter registration initiative

Nelson said. In August, the LWVHC and Democracy NC held a training event to prepare volunteers from the American Association of University Women, Blue Ridge Community College, Mars Hill, Carolina Jews for Justice, the Children and Family Resource C...

Breeland among 4 Redskins starters knocked out by injuries Breeland among 4 Redskins starters knocked out by injuries

With the Giants leading 21-16 at halftime Washington took their first lead of the game with a 55-yard touchdown pass on a third-and-15 screen pass from Cousins to Jamison Crowder. Way threw his first complete pass, a 31-yard gain to Quinton Dunbar to...

Facebook Busted For Overestimating Key Video Metric Facebook Busted For Overestimating Key Video Metric

Facebook's disclosure affects both ad buyers and media organizations. "We informed our partners and made sure to put a notice in the product itself so that anyone who went into their dashboard could understand our error ", he wrote . Moreover th...

IPhone 7 Plus portrait mode available now

It is a feature exclusive only to the iPhone 7 Plus that comes with a dual camera setup containing one wide-angle lens and one telephoto lens. According to Apple's instructions, users will have to place the subject within 8 feet for the mode to act...

McLaren dismisses Apple investment reports

Update 9/21/2016 2:25 PM: Jalopnik recently spoke with McLaren officials who say that Apple is not in talks with them when it comes to a potential investment. Apple is considering a buyout of British supercar maker McLaren , according to a r...

Snowden advises against using Google's Allo chat app Snowden advises against using Google's Allo chat app

So they've made a decision to capitalize on that by building a virtual assistant directly into Allo that makes Siri look like a B+ high school student, at best. It's expected behavior. It may not be desirable behavior from the perspective of most u...

Samsung: Replacement Galaxy Note 7s coming today Samsung: Replacement Galaxy Note 7s coming today

Consumers can replace their Note 7 with a new one or can exchange with Galaxy S7 or S7 edge . Samsung will roll-out updated firmware to all existing Note 7s with a new safety prompt that warns device owners to stop using the recalled smartphone.

What to do with a wet iPhone 7 What to do with a wet iPhone 7

In the Geekbench tests, Apple's single-core Geekbench test numbers were nearly twice its nearest competitor with the A10 scoring 3450 to the Samsung Galaxy S7's 1806. Can you handle another iPhone drop test. Both iPhones shattered immediately on ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 shipments delayed over quality concerns Samsung Galaxy Note 7 shipments delayed over quality concerns

According to some reports leaked over the internet, the Samsung Galaxy S8 will feature a dual-rear camera (12MP + 13MP) setup and like the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the phone will also sport an iris scanner. The company expects the sales of the devi...

Uber riders in Pittsburgh get a taste of driverless future Uber riders in Pittsburgh get a taste of driverless future

Anthony Levandowski, head of Uber's self-driving auto team, folds his 6-foot-7-inch-frame into one of Uber's new self-driving Ford Fusion hybrids for another ride-along through downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Indeed, Levandowski says human d...

Packers vs. Vikings: Preview and Prediction

The Packers escaped 100-degree weather last week to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-23 in their season opener. For more thoughts on who will, or should, start at quarterback for the Vikings against the Packers, watch the following preview with Rod...

Kern County Sheriff's Office warns of possible Facebook scams Kern County Sheriff's Office warns of possible Facebook scams

And the trend hasn't just occurred locally. A second example is the scammer or hacked account asks the victim to deposit a check through the pay option on Facebook to withdraw the funds for the family member who does not have a bank account.

Some clouds this weekend, showers possible Sunday

Highs would depend on rain and possible clearing as has been the case all week. Saturday: Scattered showers and storms will impact the region through the day. Sunday will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy with highs in the upper 70s. Winds N 5-10...

Lady Gaga announces name of new album 'Joanne' after late Aunt Lady Gaga announces name of new album 'Joanne' after late Aunt

EXCITEMENT! The "Perfect Illusion" music video will premiere (as you can read in the tweet ) Tuesday, September 20th during the Scream Queens premiere on FOX. Singer-songwriter Lady Gaga arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute ...

Protect yourself from prying eyes: Tape up your laptop's webcam Protect yourself from prying eyes: Tape up your laptop's webcam

James Comey says that all government offices cover up cameras and that normal citizens should be doing the same. He said that if you were to go into any government office, there are lids covering all of the little cameras that sit atop of the mo...

Apple Watch 2 review round-up: The 'fitness tracker' gets a thumbs up

The "ultimate device for a healthy life" is how Apple Senior Vice President Jeff Williams summed up the Watch at a media event Wednesday. The first two, Activity Digital and Activity Analog, both display your daily activity progress along with the na...

Pre-Orders of iPhone 7 Are 'Biggest Ever,' Say Sprint and T Pre-Orders of iPhone 7 Are 'Biggest Ever,' Say Sprint and T

The iPhone SE quickly became the third top-selling smartphone in the USA for the second quarter of this year. Apparently, those who were still rocking their favorite Beats By Dre headphones with a 3.5mm jack will have to rely on a converter in orde...

Now send messages using Siri on WhatsApp for iOS

Otherwise, youll need to contact Apple Care and take your device into an Apple Store. There have been some initial problems with the launch of iOS 10 , but hopefully this has been resolved. If you are still having trouble, Apple suggests using Ap...

RCom, Aircel merge; create entity of Rs 65000 crore RCom, Aircel merge; create entity of Rs 65000 crore

The entity will have assets of Rs.65,000 crore and net worth of Rs.35,000 crore. The deal will see Aircel's owner, Malaysia's Maxis Communications own 50 percent in the merged entity alongside RCom; each company will have equal representation on th...

Ricciardo hopes for Singapore success Ricciardo hopes for Singapore success

Mercedes struggled in Singapore a year ago, despite dominating the rest of the season as they have in 2016. But after turning his season around, Hamilton hitting back by winning six of the proceeding eight races, the Brit finds himself harbourin...

Mercedes-AMG GT / GT C Roadster: AMG Blows Its Top Mercedes-AMG GT / GT C Roadster: AMG Blows Its Top

Interestingly, Mercedes is said to ditch the SL's folding metal roof, which was first introduced on the R230-generation vehicle in 2001, in favor of a soft top. Mercedes-AMG is adding two open-air variants to its high-performance GT lineup. In term...

Apple Watch is presently accessible with a reasonable cost Apple Watch is presently accessible with a reasonable cost

For months, fans have been heavily speculating on the Apple Watch's successor and it has finally been confirmed as the Apple Watch Series 2. There are four new faces with watchOS 3. These Apple devices are expensive, after all. Fortunately, the W...

Sega gives Sonic Mania the collector's edition it deserves Sega gives Sonic Mania the collector's edition it deserves

An image for a Collector's Edition of next year's platformer has appeared online by way of Twitter user Ryan Brown (via VideoGamer), which supposedly originates from Amazon US, although the source page appears to have been taken down since the le...

South Korea says Pyongyang is ready to conduct another nuclear test

North Korea carried out what is believed to be its fifth and largest nuclear test on Friday, prompting the global community to consider how to respond, BBC reported . The South has no atomic weapons of its own and shelters under the nuclear "umbrell...

Elder Scrolls Online gets 4K treatment on PS4 Pro

The PlayStation 4 released almost three years ago in November 2013. As the rumors had hinted at, the PS4 Pro allows players to play some existing and upcoming games in 4K and High Dynamic Range (HDR). Arguably the two most powerful companies in gam...

Pikachu can ride on your shoulder in Pokemon Go's new buddy system Pikachu can ride on your shoulder in Pokemon Go's new buddy system

Niantic has posted some early notes for patch 0.37.0 on Android and 1.7.0 on iOS . The steps for using Magisk to play " Pokemon Go " on a rooted Android device are here. You'll also need a custom bootloader. In other news, zealous gamers are...

Porsche Panamera Hybrid Variant with 462 HP Joins Lineup Porsche Panamera Hybrid Variant with 462 HP Joins Lineup

At its core, there's a 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 engine which works along with an electric motor. They produce combined system outputs of 340kW and 700Nm - 34kW and 210Nm higher than the old model. Unlike its fellow Porsche saloons, it comes with an ...

Apple Rejiggers Self-Driving Car Project Apple Rejiggers Self-Driving Car Project

The changes, which come at least two years into its ambitious attempt to build an electric vehicle with self-driving capabilities, suggest that it may take longer than some investors had hoped for Apple to come up with a significant new revenue dri...

On Russia-backed TV network, Trump doubts Russian influence

In a televised forum on Wednesday, Trump had praised Putin's "great control" and 82 per cent approval rating. Yet the Republican nominee's operation on Thursday indicated no discomfort with the mounting criticism, with Trump running mate Mike Pence...

Nintendo stock jumps 30% thanks to Mario mobile game Nintendo stock jumps 30% thanks to Mario mobile game

The game is called "Super Mario Run". The other Nintendo games coming to smartphones are Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing. Still, it's reassuring for Android owners to know that they'll be able to enjoy some mobile Mario action. As news of Supe...

The Next iPhone Can't Do These Two Things At Once

It also works with battery packs and cases, including Apple's iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case. What if you're just missing the ol' wired headphones we all know and love so much? The " Lightning to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter" is already listed o...

Google to Buy API Firm Apigee for $625 Million Google to Buy API Firm Apigee for $625 Million

Tech Crunch notes that Google certainly sees the value of including an API management tool to its arsenal. Right now, Apigee is used by companies like AT&T, Bechtel, Burberry , First Data, Live Nation and Walgreens. For example, APIs can enabl...

Nintendo orders takedown of more than 500 indie games Nintendo orders takedown of more than 500 indie games

With billion of software and games, Nintendo is counted among most popular and well-accepted gaming brand worldwide. Check out how the original "No Mario's Sky" looked like before it was taken down below. Just as swiftly as No Mario's Sky disappe...

Bentley's luxurious Flying Spur W12 S joins the 200-mph club Bentley's luxurious Flying Spur W12 S joins the 200-mph club

The S model also has 820Nm of torque , up 20Nm from the standard W12, delivered in full from as little as 2,000rpm. Options include carbon-fiber interior trim, carbon-ceramic disc brakes, and five-spoke, 21-inch wheels, not to mention an all-but-ine...

Sony announces PlayStation 4 Pro, coming to Canada later this year

A closer look at the optional new gun controller for PlayStation VR. Cerny also said the Pro is "not meant to blur the line between console generations", with existing PS4 games working on the Pro - he showed off some existing titles with patches...

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