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Huawei Watch 2 Classic is now available in the US for $369.99

Following the release of the Huawei Watch 2 last month, the Huawei Watch 2 Classic is now available for purchase in the US too. This model comes with less sporty looks, as the name implies. It has a stainless steel chassis and a hybrid leather and rubber strap. Aside from design, it’s pretty much identical to the non-Classic… Read More »

Hundreds go on trial for failed coup in Turkey

More than 200 suspects have gone on trial accused of plotting and orchestrating last year’s failed coup in Turkey. The defendants were paraded into a purpose-built courthouse one by one, and each suspect was handcuffed and flanked by two security guards. They were surrounded by dozens of protesters who waved Turkish flags and brandished signs demanding they receive… Read More »

WannaCry Attacks: Microsoft Criticised for Not Offering Free Patches to ‘Unsupported’ Windows XP Users Earlier

American software giant Microsoft held back from distributing a free security update that could have protected computers from the WannaCry global cyber attack, the Financial Times reported Thursday. In mid-march, Microsoft distributed a security update after it detected the security flaw in its XP operating system that enabled the so-called WannaCry ransomware to infiltrate and freeze computers last… Read More »

Google endorses Kotlin for Android development

Android Studio 3.0 IDE will include this first addition to Android’s official languages Google’s Java-centric Android mobile development platform is adding the Kotlin language as an officially supported development language, and will include it in the Android Studio 3.0 IDE. Its developers had previously promoted Kotlin for Android development. The revelation was made Wednesday by Google Program Manager Stephanie… Read More »

10 Social Media Tips for Students to Improve Their College Admission Chances

I applied to college by filling out an application with a pen and typing my essays on a typewriter. When I wanted to fill out another application, I repeated the entire process over again. Only a few people applied to many colleges then, in large part because there was no Common Application to make it easy. There was no internet or social media and thus no… Read More »

Apple releases iOS 10.3.2 update for iPhone and iPad

Apple has officially released the iOS 10.3.2 software update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The latest software update focuses on bug fixes and performance and security improvements.   For instructions on updating your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to the latest version of iOS, see our tutorial on updating software here. iOS 10.3.2 follows the March release… Read More »

Facebook Group Admins Can Now Set Up a Quiz for Screening

Ensuring that right persons are added in a Group, Facebook has rolled out a feature that allows admins to set up three questions for people requesting to join the Group. This allows admins to screen the potential member and make sure the added member does not troll or spam the Group, TechCrunch reported on Friday. “Screening new membership… Read More »

Computer Security Experts Brace For Second Wave Of ‘Biggest Ransomware Attack Ever’

The malicious “ransomware” attacks that seized computers worldwide Friday and held those systems hostage are likely to worsen this week as millions of people return to work – forcing them to discover the hard way whether they have been affected, security analysts said. With much of the world still reeling from the digital breach that prevented people from… Read More »

Pro tips for using scalable vector graphics

An SVG graphic can contain basic shapes, complex shapes, or both. There are six basic shapes defined in SVG <circle>, <ellipse>, <line>, <polygon>, <polyline> and <rect>. Each shape is described, positioned and styled using SVG ‘presentation attributes’. For example, the attributes used on each of the elements in the following snippet are all SVG presentation attributes: <circle cx=”100″… Read More »

Macy’s sales slide stokes fears for US department stores

Shares in Macy’s have plunged after the US department store owner said quarterly sales slid 7.5%. Although some of the decline was due to stores being closed, like-for-like sales fell a worse than expected 4.6%. Chief executive Jeff Gennette said the company, which also owns Bloomingdales, did not have its “head in the sand”. However, Macy’s also expected… Read More »