Tag Archives: Using

How To Craft A More Fulfilling Vacation Using Insight From Business And Investing

Been there, done that. You’ve visited the tropics, the mountains, the lake. You’ve sailed on a cruise and made the pilgrimage to Disney, perhaps each twice or more. Most were fun, restful—maybe even restorative or memorable. But something was lacking. Something was missing. As you dream up your next vacation, it’s hard to find something sufficiently tempting, beyond… Read More »

Microsoft is using Android’s share and ‘open with’ menus to advertise its other apps

Microsoft has done a lot on Android in recent years, and last week many were excited when the company launched its Your Phone Companion app for mirroring notifications on a Windows 10 PC. However, that’s had an unfortunate side effect that sees Microsoft inserting ads in Android’s share menus for its various other apps. Through some sneaky methods on… Read More »

David Beckham receives 6-month driving ban for using mobile phone while behind the wheel

LONDON: David Beckham has been given a six-month driving ban for using his mobile phone while behind the wheel. The former England captain previously pleaded guilty to using the device while driving his Bentley in central London on 21 November last year, the BBC reported. A court heard he was photographed by a member of the public holding a phone as he drove in… Read More »

Huawei Spotted Using a DSLR Camera to Fake Nova 3 Selfies

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei was left embarrassed when an actress from one of its commercials showcasing new Nova 3 smartphone posted behind-the-scene photos on Instagram, revealing a DSLR camera being used to take selfies and not the smartphone. A Reddit user that goes by the name of AbdullahSab3 discovered that Sarah Elshamy, one of the actors in the ad, posted photos on her Instagram… Read More »

Google Assistant Can Now Help Troubleshoot the Pixel 2 Using Voice Commands

HIGHLIGHTS The new upgrade is initially available for Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Google Assistant initiates troubleshoot process using voice commands The enhancement is available for Android 8.0 Oreo-running Pixel 2 models Making things easier for novices, Google has now apparently upgraded its Assistant app with a feature that allows you to use your voice commands to troubleshoot problems… Read More »

Facebook Is Using AI to Make the Social Network a ‘Hostile Place for Terrorists’

Facebook Inc on Thursday offered additional insight on its efforts to remove terrorism content, a response to political pressure in Europe to militant groups using the social network for propaganda and recruiting. Facebook has ramped up use of artificial intelligence such as image matching and language understanding to identify and remove content quickly, Monika Bickert, Facebook’s director of… Read More »

Facebook Is Using AI to Make the Social Network a ‘Hostile Place for Terrorists’

Facebook Inc on Thursday offered additional insight on its efforts to remove terrorism content, a response to political pressure in Europe to militant groups using the social network for propaganda and recruiting. Facebook has ramped up use of artificial intelligence such as image matching and language understanding to identify and remove content quickly, Monika Bickert, Facebook’s director of… Read More »

6 display settings you should be using in Windows 10

Windows 10 Creators Update added two display settings that make sitting in front of your laptop or PC a more pleasant experience. I’ll cover these two new display settings along with some old standbys so you can get Windows 10 ($92.99 at Amazon.com) looking its best. 1. Use the night light at night Staring at an unnaturally blue… 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 »