OAPs to be given Samsung Galaxy tablets to SKYPE carers after cash-strapped council scraps home visits

A CASH-STRAPPED council is handing out high-end Samsung Galaxy tablets in a bid to make sick pensioners SKYPE their carers instead of receiving a home visit. Up to 40 OAPs in Essex will be handed top-of-the-range 4G Samsung Galaxy tablets as part of the madcap scheme. SWNS:South West News Service Up to 40 Essex OAPs will receive top-of-the-range computer tablets as part of the trial … Continue reading OAPs to be given Samsung Galaxy tablets to SKYPE carers after cash-strapped council scraps home visits

Apple CEO Tim Cook visits France’s Eldim, the company providing iPhone X optical recognition technology

Before a meeting with French president Emmanuel Macron today, Apple CEO Tim Cook made a surprise visit to a small company that’s providing crucial optical recognition technology for the iPhone X. Eldim, based near the Normandy town of Caen, has been making various types of display technology for more than 30 years. More recently, this has evolved into making components that allow for “optical analysis … Continue reading Apple CEO Tim Cook visits France’s Eldim, the company providing iPhone X optical recognition technology

Samsung Galaxy S8 visits Geekbench carrying Android 8. Oreo

Previous week, we documented the Samsung Galaxy S8 duo will be updated to Android Oreo soon. SamMobile had claimed Samsung is already operating on Android Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Additionally. Turns out the report was not deceptive. The Samsung Galaxy S8 has just visited the benchmark web-site Geekbench with Android 8. Oreo. What’s additional, the system is powered by the … Continue reading Samsung Galaxy S8 visits Geekbench carrying Android 8. Oreo

Mark Zuckerberg 2020? Facebook founder raises eyebrows with visits to swing states

The photos on Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook feed the last few months make him look less like a Silicon Valley CEO, and more like an Iowa Caucus contender. So is the Facebook founder angling to become commander in chief? He’s certainly crossing some candidate rituals off the to-do list, like posting pictures of himself eating local fare with some residents in early voting states, donning a … Continue reading Mark Zuckerberg 2020? Facebook founder raises eyebrows with visits to swing states

Stepping on Neil Armstrong: Ars visits the Navy’s newest research vessel

John Timmer Chief Engineer Gary McGrath made us an offer we couldn’t refuse. Pulling aside a yellow cord that blocked off access to the lower reaches of the research vessel Neil Armstrong, he offered a look at the ship’s engines and the very bottom of the ship, where sonar arrays are plugged in to the hull. It wasn’t part of the planned tour, and it … Continue reading Stepping on Neil Armstrong: Ars visits the Navy’s newest research vessel