iPhone X clobbers Android, putting Apple back on top as Australia’s preferred mobile platform

According to research firm IDC, the launch of the iPhone X in November 2017 has helped iOS reclaim the lead from Android as Australia’s favourite mobile platform, and this is despite the comparatively lower sales figures for the device. After leading the market in Q2 and Q3, Android had its crown stolen in Q4 by …

Snapchat will feature creator-made AR Lenses in its carousel

Mashable says Lens Studio has received 30,000 submissions since its launch in December, so Snapchat will have a huge number of Lenses to choose from if most creators choose to opt in. They won’t get paid even if Snapchat chooses to highlight their creation, though — good thing the app has 187 million daily active …

Google to unveil high-resolution OLED-on-glass display for VR headsets

Google is preparing to introduce a 4.3-inch display technology with 18MP resolution at the Display Week 2018. According to a newly-published advanced program for the expo, Google will be showcasing a screen targeting virtual reality headset with wide field-of-view and 1443ppi pixel density using OLED display technology. The presentation, listed as “18 Mpixel 4.3-in. 1443-ppi …

Kirk or Picard? Jeff Bezos Picks His Favorite ‘Star Trek’ Captain

So says Jeff Bezos. The Blue Origin founder apparently sides firmly with Sir Patrick Stewart's portrayal of Picard from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" when picking the best starship captain from the "Star Trek" franchise. Of course, that may be because Bezos hung out with Stewart at a recent event. social experiment by Livio Acerbo …

Milano, svastica e insulti su targa dedicata a Fausto e Iaio assassinati nel 1978

“Merde”. Con accanto una svastica e una croce celtica, e la scritta “Militia”. A pochi giorni dal quarantesimo anniversario dell’omicidio, la targa dedicata a Fausto Tinelli e Iaio Jannucci, meglio noti come “Fausto e Iaio”,  diciottenni militanti del centro sociale Leoncavallo uccisi il 18 marzo 1978, è stata imbrattata da ignoti. Lo denunciano sulla loro …

Trump blocks Broadcom’s takeover of Qualcomm

President Trump has blocked Broadcom’s proposed $117 billion buyout of Qualcomm over security concerns, according to a White House statement. News of the president’s decision was first reported by CNBC. The move could send shockwaves rippling through the broader global economy, as the president continues his push to “put America first” in trade negotiations with global partners. …

Larry Page’s autonomous air taxi ‘Cora’ flies in New Zealand

Once it’s in the air, a single propeller drives Cora at about 110 miles per hour, between altitudes of 500 and 3,000 feet. According to the company’s FAQ, the plane has three independent flight-computers and can navigate even if one goes down, while each rotor works independently and just in case things really go wrong …