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New scheme sees private libraries in lavish apartment blocks for over 65s

New scheme sees private libraries in lavish apartment blocks for over 65s

Five-star retirement! New luxury residences for rich OAPs promise luxury facilities including roof-top gyms, fine-dining and libraries curated by Foyles - but a two-bed costs £720K Advertisement A new wave of UK retirement properties could soon see pensioners with a handsome amount in the bank enjoying homes with the facilities of a five-star hotel.A major…
This label means your laptop has nine hours of real battery life, guaranteed

This label means your laptop has nine hours of real battery life, guaranteed

Intel is embarking on a branding effort that’s designed to make it easier for consumers to choose a laptop that achieves a minimum set of requirements for battery life and speed. Starting today, you’ll begin to see a label that says “Engineered for mobile performance” next to laptops that last nine hours on a charge,…
I wrote a story with increasing levels of keyboard input delay

I wrote a story with increasing levels of keyboard input delay

I have spent a lot of time considering how to maximize my typing experience. So much so that I type with the COLEMAK layout and own a mechanical keyboard that elevates at an angle and is split in the middle for ergonomics. So, when I saw Monica Dinculescu’s “How annoying is too annoying” input delay…
I wish Hasbro’s new Boba Fett helmet was available when I was a kid

I wish Hasbro’s new Boba Fett helmet was available when I was a kid

You’ll soon be able to dress up as Star Wars’ most infamous bounty hunter — or at least get a start on a costume. On Friday at San Diego Comic-Con, Hasbro revealed that it will release a new entry in its premium Black Series line of costume accessories: Boba Fett’s helmet. The Black Series line…
Logitech’s latest mechanical keyboards use its new super slim switches

Logitech’s latest mechanical keyboards use its new super slim switches

Logitech has announced a pair of new mechanical keyboards, the G915 Lightspeed Wireless and the G815 Lightsync RGB, which use what the company calls its new low-profile GL Switches. Both feature RGB lighting with support for up to 16.8 million colors and five programmable macro keys, while the G915 is also wireless, connecting to your…
Sadiq Khan throws out plans for controversial 1,000ft Tulip tower skyscraper in City of London

Sadiq Khan throws out plans for controversial 1,000ft Tulip tower skyscraper in City of...

Sadiq Khan throws out plans for controversial 1,000ft Tulip tower skyscraper in City of London Sadiq Khan has scrapped plans for a controversial 1,000ft Tulip tower skyscraper.The City of London Corporation rubber stamped an application for The Tulip - which would have been the second tallest in Western Europe after the Shard - in April…
Apple Music’s analytics dashboard for artists is now available for all

Apple Music’s analytics dashboard for artists is now available for all

Apple Music has announced that its analytics platform for musicians, called Apple Music for Artists, is out of beta and available for all. These types of back-end dashboards are invaluable for artists to get insights about how their music is performing on a platform across the world. Apple Music for Artists has been around in…
Brits spend less than 30 hours a week quality time with friends and family

Brits spend less than 30 hours a week quality time with friends and family

Revealed: Brits spend less than 30 hours a month quality time with friends and family - and more than double that on social media as lack of time with loved ones harms mental health Families now spend less than an hour a day of quality time together on average, with some parts of the UK…
Trump calls for social media companies to ‘detect mass shooters before they strike’

Trump calls for social media companies to ‘detect mass shooters before they strike’

After two recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, President Trump said his administration would ask social media companies to develop tools that could detect potential mass shooters. While delivering a speech on the recent violence, Trump said “we must do a better job of identifying and acting on early warning signs,”…
Author Myke Cole talks writing hard science fiction in his space-set Coast Guard novel Sixteenth Watch

Author Myke Cole talks writing hard science fiction in his space-set Coast Guard novel...

Myke Cole is best known for his fantasy work, including his military-focused urban fantasy Shadow Ops series and his more traditionally epic fantasy Sacred Throne trilogy. But with his next novel, Sixteenth Watch, he’s switching things up a bit, swapping out the swords and sorcery for spacecraft in his first novel-length science fiction work. Like…