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The RedMagic 7 Pro Is a Gaming Powerhouse

In 2022, it’s easy for phones to be the center of your world. Features are embedded into your everyday life—from snapping key moments to catching up with friends to finding that next cool restaurant. But for mobile gamers, priorities (such as a display with a high refresh rate) are different. The Nubia RedMagic 7 Pro is a phone that is firmly focused on delivering for fans of handheld Android gaming. The result is plenty of benefits for gamers along with consequential drawbacks. And, interestingly, there are some wild-card…

Burkina Faso rescuers find no survivors in flooded mine’s rescue chamber By Reuters

© Reuters. A view shows one of the galleries during a rescue operation inside Perkoa mine where water is still being pumped out, four weeks after a flood trapped eight miners inside the galleries, in Perkoa, Burkina Faso, May 13, 2022. REUTERS/Anne Mimault By Anne Mimault and Thiam Ndiaga OUGADOUGOU (Reuters) -Rescue workers have found no survivors in a rescue chamber deep inside a flooded zinc mine in Burkina Faso, the government and the mine owner said on Tuesday, all but extinguishing hope that eight missing miners…

Deepika Padukone walks Cannes Film Fest red carpet in Sabyasachi sari

PTI Cannes, May 17Deepika Padukone opted for a Sabyasachi sari as the Bollywood star on Tuesday walked the red carpet of the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.The actor, who serves as a jury member for 75th edition of the film gala, turned up at the Cannes red carpet in a black and golden sari with matching jewellery from the ace designer’s Aakash Tara collection.The outfit featured stripes which were block printed and hand embroidered by some…

Biden calls on US to reject ‘poison’ of White supremacy after Buffalo mass shooting

Issued on: 17/05/2022 - 19:15 President Joe Biden on Tuesday called out what he branded the "poison" of white supremacist ideology behind a deadly mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, and said that racism is being stoked for political gain.  Speaking in the city where a white teen is accused of murdering 10 African Americans in a neighborhood supermarket, Biden said: "What happened here is simple and…

What the Mullet, Which Is in the Midst of a Comeback, Means Now

Lil Nas X caused a stir, as he is wont to do, when he arrived on the red carpet at MTV’s Video Music Awards last fall wearing a lavender hybrid outfit — half pantsuit and half off-the-shoulder gown — by Atelier Versace. The aim, explained the rapper, was to telegraph “a mix of masculine and feminine energy.” Furthering this idea was his hair: a mullet styled in a Jheri curl, a few wavy locks skimming his collarbone. The look drew comparisons to those of Rick James and Little Richard, while also harking back to a longer and…

Apple reveals useful new accessibility features for iPhone, Apple Watch, and more

Thursday, May 19 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. In honor of the upcoming event, Apple has shared details about several accessibility features for iOS, Mac, and iPad coming later this year. Some of the features will also be available on the Apple Watch, too. The company says the new options are designed to help users with disabilities “navigate, connect, and get the most out of Apple products.” Apple just debuted several new accessibility features for iOS, Mac, and iPad…

EU prepares to sell more carbon permits to pay for exit from Russian gas

Brussels wants to raise €20bn to fund the EU’s exit from Russian energy by selling surplus carbon emissions permits — a move that risks hitting the bloc’s climate goals by making it cheaper to burn fossil fuels.The European Commission is looking at auctioning off part of a stock of Emissions Trading Scheme certificates, EU officials and diplomats told the Financial Times. The permits allow their users to emit more carbon.The commission has a plan for Europe to invest around €200bn by the end of the decade to try to…

Hot off the success of ‘Spider-Man,’ Jon Watts is helming a new ‘Star Wars’ series

“Spider-Man” director Jon Watts is crossing over from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to the “Star Wars” Cinematic Universe.Hot off the resounding success of Tom Holland’s Spidey trilogy, Watts is set to helm a “Star Wars” series resembling coming-of-age movies from the 1980s, Vanity Fair confirmed in a report published Tuesday. Co-creating and executive producing the project with Watts is screenwriter Chris Ford, who previously collaborated with the filmmaker on 2017’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming.”Billed as a galactic throwback…

FDA Authorizes COVID Booster for Younger Kids

A third dose of Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine is authorized for kids ages 5 to 11 years, the FDA announced on Tuesday. The third 10 μg dose may be administered to children at least 5 months after the initial primary series under the terms of the emergency use authorization (EUA), the agency said. "While it has largely been the case that COVID-19 tends to be less severe in children than adults, the Omicron wave has seen more kids…

World Rugby clamps down on water carrying coaches

World Rugby have moved to limit on-field coaching, controversially employed by South Africa against the British & Irish Lions last year, by approving trials to limit non-playing personnel entering the field during a match. Rassie Erasmus Photo: PHOTOSPORT South Africa's Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus donned a tracksuit and water carriers' bib and frequently ran onto the pitch with a tray of drinks as cover to pass instructions to his players as the Springboks took a narrow series win. He was ridiculed by…

AirPods Pro 2 just tipped for ‘biggest innovation’ in years — and a price hike

While the past few Apple events seemingly forgot about the AirPods Pro 2, reasonably reputable leaker LeaksApplePro has claimed they will be revealed on September 13 at a showcase led by the iPhone 14. And the next-gen earbuds could steal the show. On iDropNews, the leaker claims that the new true wireless earbuds will sport the "biggest innovation" in years — namely, a lossless audio codec that would allow the earbuds to playback music at a higher quality. Details around the codec are slim — almost non-existent, really —…

Biniam Girmay Becomes First Black African to Win a Grand Tour Stage

Biniam Girmay of Eritrea on Tuesday became the first Black African cyclist to win a stage of one of the Grand Tours.Girmay won the 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia — one of three Grand Tours, alongside the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España — outsprinting Mathieu van der Poel of the Netherlands to the finish in Jesi, Italy.“It’s unbelievable,” he said just after the race.At the top level, the cycling peloton is overwhelmingly white. Most riders are European, with some North and South Americans thrown in. No Black Africans…

Government websites and apps use the same tracking software as commercial ones, according to new research

Mohammad Mannan, associate professor at the Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE) at the Gina Cody School for Engineering and Computer Science. Credit: Concordia University It's no secret that the commercial websites and mobile apps we use every day are tracking us. Big companies like Facebook and Google depend on it. However, as a new paper by a team of Concordia researchers shows, businesses are not…

कार खरीदने का बदलता ट्रेंड: महंगी कारों की बिक्री 38% की दर से बढ़ी, जबकि सस्ती कारें सिर्फ 7% रही

मुंबई11 घंटे पहलेकॉपी लिंककोरोना ने जीवन के तमाम पहलुओं को बदल दिया है। इस दौरान ऑटो इंडस्ट्री में भी बदलाव हुए है। दो साल में महंगी कारों की बिक्री सस्ती कारों की तुलना में अधिक तेजी से बढ़ी है। घरेलू क्रेडिट रेटिंग एजेंसी क्रिसिल की रिसर्च के मुताबिक, एंट्री लेवल कारों के मुकाबले 10 लाख रु. से ज्यादा कीमत वाली कारें तेजी से बिकने की मुख्य वजह दोनों सेगमेंट के ग्राहकों की आमदनी में अंतर है।2021-22 में प्रीमियम सेगमेंट यानी 10 लाख रुपए से अधिक कीमत वाली कारें सस्ती कारों की तुलना में 5 गुना तेजी से बिकीं। रिपोर्ट बताती है कि…