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Apple close to shipping the 2 billionth iOS device - Dotemirates
12/09/2018

Apple close to shipping the 2 billionth iOS device

Apple has built stores in many countries around the world, which attract millions of customers a year. Some even serve coffee, in case you want to hang out. This has proven successful as the company’s stores attract 500 million visitors each year. And they are not just there for the coffee either, Apple is on track to ship its 2 billionth iOS device. That’s “billion with a B”. Most of those are iPhones, but there are plenty of iPads as well. Apple Watches too. In fact, this smartwatch is the #1 watch in the world – including quartz and spring-driven...


17/07/2019

Influencers hired to promote Galaxy Fold now start a Galaxy S10-focused campaign

The team of influencers that Samsung hired to promote the Galaxy Fold has been sitting idle as the foldable phone had to be pulled from the release schedule. Now four of them have started a #DoWhatYouCan campaign with a focus on the Galaxy S10 phones instead. Fortnite streamer Ninja talked about the benefits of 5G and the Galaxy S10 5G. Lil Miquela shared her experience in building her brand on Instagram and how she uses her Galaxy S10. Famous DJ Steve Aoki and Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown will be sharing their own thoughts on Samsung’s flagship Galaxy phones...
17/07/2019

'Cordless' Dyson fan advert falls foul of watchdog

An advert for one of Dyson's £400 fans has been labelled misleading by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).The video, for the company's Pure Hot and Cool Fan, suggests the fan is cordless when it actually needs to be plugged in, it said.Dyson told the ASA it did not think there was "any reasonable prospect" of consumers thinking a tower fan or purifier could be cordless.But after examining the ad, the ASA ordered it should not be shown again.No power sockets or electrical leads could be seen in the ad – until the final shot, when a cord appeared which was...
17/07/2019

Michael Gove: Time running out to stop damage to planet

Michael Gove threw his weight behind a comprehensive plastic bottle recycling scheme today as he warned time is running out to repair the damage human beings have done to the planet. In a speech at Kew Gardens in London the Environment Secretary said there was a political, economic and moral imperative to tackle climate change and reverse wildlife loss.He outlined ambitious proposals for what he described as a "world leading" Environment Act, to match the success of the Climate Change Act of 2008.He said it would include the creation of an Office of Environment Protection with tough powers to take...

17/07/2019

Daily Stormer founder 'should pay $14m' in damages, judge says

Neo-Nazi website publisher Andrew Anglin should pay $14m (£11.2m) in damages to a Jewish woman subjected to a "troll storm" at his urging, a US federal magistrate recommends.Tanya Gersh said that Mr Anglin had published 30 articles on the Daily Stormer website about her, some of which had included contact information.She and her family had then received more than 700 harassing messages.The recommended damages still need to be approved by a district judge.But magistrate Jeremiah Lynch said a default judgement should be entered against Mr Anglin, who failed to turn up for his hearings. He also said "the atrocious conduct"...
17/07/2019

Disability emojis: Guide dog and wheelchair user made available

Apple has announced some new emojis - including a wheelchair user, people with walking sticks and a hearing aid.They've been released on World Emoji Day as part of a move by the tech company to represent disabled people better.New designs were proposed last year and will be released for Apple users later this year.An Apple spokesman said: "Celebrating diversity in all its many forms is integral to Apple's values."These new options help fill a significant gap in the emoji keyboard." Also included in the new designs are skin tone variations for the "holding hand" emoji, as well as animals like...
17/07/2019

Climate change: 'No brainer' fuel change to cut transport carbon

Adding more ethanol to the UK's fuel mix would cut carbon by as much as taking 700,000 cars off the roads, according to a group of MPs.The All-Party Parliamentary Group for British Bioethanol says the swift introduction of E10 fuel would also help the £1bn British biofuel industry.E10 is a mixture of 10% ethanol with 90% petrol, double the current permitted maximum. The MPs say that Brexit has distracted the government from taking action. One of the unintended consequences of 2015's diesel emissions scandal has been a jump in the sales of petrol cars, with a knock-on effect on sales...