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The muddled meaning and corporate future of selfies

Apr 07 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: Peter Nowak
When is a “selfie" not a “selfie?" When it’s taken by someone else. Then, it’s … er, an elsey? It’s a seemingly innocuous distinction, but with the selfie - essentially a photo you take of yourself - evolving from a simple expression of narcissism to an increasingly used ... Read More

Primitive human responses to video streaming stress

Apr 06 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: Suzanne Locke
Is your bank or your boss stressing you out? That’s to be expected. But waiting for a video to load on your phone? Apparently today that causes more stress than queuing or solving a maths problem. According to an Ericsson Mob­ility Report, just a six-second delay in your ... Read More

WhatsApp strengthens encryption of messages

Apr 06 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: Reuters
Facebook bolstered the default encryption settings for the more than one billion users of its popular WhatsApp messaging service so that all messages will now be accessible only to the sender and recipient. The update arrives amid a heightened international debate over how ... Read More

Battery Doctor app not the only medicine for your smartphone’s memory

Apr 05 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: Suzanne Locke
Battery Doctor says it does three things: helps to charge your battery, boost memory and clear out junk. Fans believe Battery Doctor can “pep up" their phone’s system to make it run faster. But critics say such apps drain the battery. So the jury seems to be out on whether ... Read More

Emirates Steel uses drones to keep an eye out for gas flares

Apr 05 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: LeAnne Graves
Emirates Steel is pioneering the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at its plants, which is helping to save millions of dirhams for the Abu Dhabi-based company. The country’s largest steel maker is one of the first UAE industrial groups to use drones to inspect live ... Read More

Gadget review: Virtual adventures with Oculus Rift

Apr 04 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: AP and Bloomberg
The first consumer-ready Oculus Rift virtual reality headset was delivered to a real person late last month, and reviewers got their first taste. The initial feedback: it’s a beautiful, wonderful device that immerses you, yet it still has ways to go. Oculus founder Palmer ... Read More

Tesla steers masses to electric vehicles with Model 3 launch

Apr 03 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: Bloomberg
In the history of the automobile, this is definitely something we haven’t seen before. Tesla on Thursday lifted the veil on its most important undertaking – the Model 3. A US$35,000 car designed to bring electric vehicles and autonomous driving to the masses. By the looks ... Read More

Satellite imagery connects the dots for advanced solutions on the ground

Apr 03 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: Jessica Holland
When wildfires start blazing across remote parts of South Africa, electricity providers, whose transmission lines can burn up, take a hit. Monitoring every inch of these lines by CCTV or by human eye would be costly, but it is one of the many problems that commercial ... Read More

Checky app helps curb smartphone addiction

Mar 29 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: Suzanne Locke
How often do we check our phones? Twenty-seven times a day if you’re in the United Kingdom and a shocking 46 times if you’re in the United States, according to a Deloitte study. If you want to find out how often we do it here in the UAE – where each person has an average of ... Read More

Apple iPhone SE review: Attractive price and impressive capabilities

Mar 28 2016 | Source: www.thenational.ae | Auther: AP
Unless you take a lot of selfies or need a bigger phone, Apple’s new 4-inch iPhone SE is a good choice at a good price. You get the same 12-megapixel rear camera that’s in the much larger iPhone 6S, but at a US list price of US$400, you will pay about US$250 less. You also ... Read More