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Apple acknowledges iPhone 15Apple says bug in iOS 17 and some unoptimized third-party apps are to blame.
Hubble snaps an autumnalA new image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows a nebula in the gorgeous colors of autumn, just in time for leaf-changing season.
No, that does not mean you can leave it at home just yet Last week the internet was abuzz with talk that Singapore's commercial Changi airport was no longer going to require passports for clearance at... immigration. Although it is true the paper documentation will be replaced by biometric measures, it's not quite time to pack the document away....
Shipping times for iPhone 15Delivery lead times are starting to improve for the iPhone 15 generation post-launch, but not quite to the levels of the iPhone 14 collection. iPhone 15 Pro Max The third week of J.P. Morgan's Product... Availability Tracker indicates delivery lead times have started to moderate. This is fairly typical to observe, and mirrors lead time trajectories of previous years.
National emergency alert testFEMA and the FCC will be holding a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) on October 4, with test messages sent to all iPhones, TVs, and radios. The... test, set to take place at 2:20p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, October 4, will consist of two portions that will occur at the same time. The EAS section will handle sending the test message to televisions and radios at the time, and will be the seventh cross-U.S. test of its kind.The second portion, of WEA, will target all consumer cell phones and smartphones. While it is the third nationwide test, it will be the second that will hit all cellular devices.
How Insect Brains Melt andDo fruit flies remember their larval lives? To find out, scientists made the neurons inside larvae glow, then tracked how they reshuffled as they formed adult brains.
Superbugs are on the rise. HowImproving our "stewardship" of antibiotics is key to preventing bacteria from gaining resistance to the essential drugs.
Indian spacecraft headsIndia's sun-monitoring spacecraft has crossed a landmark point on its journey to escape "the sphere of Earth's influence", its space agency said, days after the disappointment of its moon rover... failing to awaken.
Meta technology chief defendsMeta's chief technology officer is quick to push back on assertions that the company has fallen behind rivals like ChatGPT in the explosive surge across the tech industry in generative AI.
One scientist's journey fromThrough his leadership and vision, McGovern Institute postdoc Ubadah Sabbagh aims to improve the scientific process in the US and abroad.
Google's 'Chromebook Plus' isAfter months of leaks and speculation, Google has officially announced its new Chromebook Plus initiative.
This Refurbished 16GB LenovoThis refurbished Lenovo Tab 4 is on sale now for $75 right now (reg. $180). It's for 2017 and obviously doesn't have the newest features, but it's a decent refurbished tablet that could be good as a... secondary device for traveling or for kids. The Tab 4 runs on a quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and Android 7.0 Nougat,...
Nikon Nikkor Z 135mm f/1.8 SNikon's Nikkor Z 135mm f/1.8 S 'Plena' is designed to minimize vignetting, maintain rounder bokeh edge-to-edge and produce sharp images with exceptional clarity. Nikon seems to have put a lot of... thought into making a lens that maintains a high quality of light and smooth fall-off to create depth of field with gradual gradations. The resulting lens feels tailor-made for portrait and studio photographers using Nikon's Z-series cameras. What better way to test these claims than to take it to the streets of Seattle to make portraits? In our latest sample gallery, we take a closer look at the fine detail of skin and hair, bokeh performance at the edges, and depth-of-field, and we even manage to get people in motion and freeze some rain mid-drop. It should also be noted that this sample gallery...
Interview: Fujifilm talks GFX,Yuji Igarashi, Divisional Manager, Professional Imaging Group and Makoto Oishi, Head of Product Planning Photo: Richard Butler Yuji Igarashi cuts a relaxed figure as he prepares for the public to... arrive at Fujifilm's Fujikina event in Stockholm. I caught the Divisional Manager of Fujifilm's Professional Imaging Group at Fotografiska - part of the world's largest museums dedicated solely to photography - just before the doors opened. He was joined by his colleague, head of product planning Makoto Oishi, to discuss where the company's digital camera plans stand. Fotografiska had hosted the launch of the GFX 100 II the day before, so neither man is in the mood to discuss which areas of the GF system are most in need of improvement. 'Yesterday we announced a new product, so basically we're...
Deals: Get the New BeatsYou can get the new Beats Studio Pro over-ear headphones for $249.95 today on Woot, down from $349.99. These headphones are in new condition and include a one year Apple manufacturer limited warranty... with purchase. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. The Beats Studio Pro headphones were introduced back in July and they come with improved sound quality, voice performance, comfort and durability, and connectivity. Woot has Black, Navy, Sandstone, and Deep Brown color options on sale at this all-time low price. $99 OFF Beats Studio Pro for $249.95 This is only the second time we've tracked this deal for the Beats Studio Pro, and this time around it's...

Don't Prune These Bushes in the Fall

Life Hacker - 2 Oct 2023 14:28
Don't Prune These Bushes inFall brings out my outdoor neat freak. I feel an intense need to get things buttoned up in the yard before the cold hits. After the annuals and vegetables have come down, I find my eyes wandering to... the shrubs and trees. While I understand the desire to clear up the scrub and deadwood to make your yard tidy before the...
Apple Watch Ultra 2 usersWith the Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2, Apple is really pushing how dim its display can be. Besides both screens being … The post Apple Watch Ultra 2 users complain that display... is too dim in low light appeared first on BGR.
Fixed: You Do Not Have Permission to Open the Application In this guide, we'll help you learn the best ways to fix the "You do not have permission to open the application on Mac" error. This post... Fixed: You Do Not Have Permission to Open the Application appeared first on The Mac Observer
iPhone 15 Pro Max review: yes,The iPhone 15 Pro Max is an expensive phone, starting at $1,199. But it's also one of the very best you can buy. Find our why in our full review.

How to Stop Being a Financial Procrastinator

Life Hacker - 2 Oct 2023 14:00
How to Stop Being a FinancialDo you chronically put off mundane financial tasks like tracking expenses, paying bills, and filing taxes? Does even checking your bank account balance fill you with dread? If so, you may be a... financial procrastinator.
Researchers advance effort toDiamonds are often prized for their flawless shine, but Chong Zu, an assistant professor of physics in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, sees a deeper value in these natural... crystals. As reported in Physical Review Letters, Zu and his team have taken a major step forward in a quest to turn diamonds into a quantum simulator.
Hurry -- Ring Video DoorbellThe second-generation Ring Video Doorbell, which will let you see and talk to people outside your front door, is currently available for just $55 from Best Buy.
Windows 11's new Backup andThe new Windows Backup app and the restore process attached to fresh Windows 11 big fall updates confirms feelings I’ve held for a long time: I just can’t stand Microsoft’s approach... toward backing up my files in the cloud. Windows 11’s fall 2023 update adds a new Windows Backup app, which can be accessed from the Start menu. Launch it, and Windows promises to back up your folders, apps, settings, and credentials. That’s simple enough. Provided that you have enough available OneDrive storage, Windows will copy these files into the cloud. If you buy a new PC, the “out of the box” experience (OOBE) promises to restore that backup on a new PC, essentially transferring your work or play environment to upgraded hardware. That’s how it’s...
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Nothing CMF Watch ProSee your essential information at a glance with the Nothing CMF Watch Pro Bluetooth AI smartwatch. It offers a large, 1.96″ AMOLED display. Check it out:   -1.96″ AMOLED Display: With... a larger display, you can see more information at..