'Tech tax' necessary to avoid dystopia, says leading economist

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology Exclusive: Jeffrey Sachs warns AI could lead to wealth being concentrated in the hands of a few thousand people ‘I think there’s a general sense that somehow we’re not getting the most out of Facebook, Google, Amazon and so forth,’ said Sachs. Composite: Läs mer…

Apple Is Finally Fixing That ‘Skin-Smoothing Selfie’ Problem With the New iPhones

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple is reportedly fixing a problem with the front-facing cameras on its new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR models that inadvertently smoothed people’s skin in selfies. The change comes after some iPhone users complained that photos taken on Apple’s new iPhones Läs mer…

iPhone XR review roundup: cheaper and brighter with longer battery life

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; iPhone Early consensus from tech press is £749 iPhone XR is in many ways better than the £999 iPhone XS Apple’s new iPhone XR is £250 cheaper than the top-spec iPhone XS, but early reviewers seem smitten. Photograph: Noah Berger/AFP/Getty Images The first wave Läs mer…

After gloom over Nasdaq losses, tech investors hope for a ray of sunshine

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Observer business agenda Technology sector After gloom over Nasdaq losses, tech investors hope for a ray of sunshine Shane Hickey Results from Microsoft Google, Amazon and more will show whether this month’s jitters are still affecting the web giants Twitter shares plunged this summer Läs mer…

Apple Is Fixing its Bone-Dry Bagel Emoji After An Outcry From Breakfast Lovers Everywhere

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple is revising its recently-added bagel emoji after an outcry from breakfast-loving users who say the previous version suffered from a lack of cream cheese or butter and appeared to be under-baked. The change, first spotted by Emojipedia founder Jeremy Burge, is set to Läs mer…

Apple Is Fixing its Bone-Dry Bagel Emoji After An Outcry From Breakfast Lovers Everywhere

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple is revising its recently-added bagel emoji after an outcry from breakfast-loving users who say the previous version suffered from a lack of cream cheese or butter and appeared to be under-baked. The change, first spotted by Emojipedia founder Jeremy Burge, is set to Läs mer…

Are you a ‘cyberhoarder’? Five ways to declutter your digital life – from emails to photos

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Life and style Most of us have an unmanageable amount of data on our devices. But a few easy tweaks could bring it all back under control ‘A digital desktop is a lot like a real one.’ Photograph: Guardian design team You have Marie Läs mer…

China planted chips in Apple and Amazon servers, report claims

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology Both firms deny report they found chips giving backdoor access to computers and data Bloomberg reported sources saying that the Chinese military unit planted microchips inside servers used by around 30 firms and US government agencies. Photograph: Paul Giamou/Getty Images/Brand X A Chinese Läs mer…

Apple’s Internet Services Boss Jennifer Bailey on the Push to Reinvent the Wallet

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; [embedded content] Jennifer Bailey, Apple’s vice president of internet services, has her sights set on your wallet. But she doesn’t want the cash inside — instead, the company wants to replace your wallet altogether. Speaking at Fortune’s Brainstorm Reinvent 2018 conference, Bailey explained how Läs mer…

Apple iPhone XS review: two steps forward, one step back

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; iPhone XS 5 / 5 stars 5 out of 5 stars. The iPhone XS hasn’t broken mould like the iPhone X, and it has weaker battery life, but its camera, design and performance are class-leading The iPhone XS balances screen size and body size Läs mer…

Apple, Google and Amazon named as most valuable brands in world

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple Facebook slips in top 10 but US tech firms dominate Interbrand’s ranking again Apple and Google have held the top two spots on the Best Global Brands report for six years. Photograph: Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images Apple, Google and Amazon are the top three Läs mer…

Review: The Apple Watch Series 4 Is a Welcome But Expensive Upgrade

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Apple Watch Series 4, like Beyoncé, did not come to play with you. It came to slay, or in this case, make sure you aren’t slain by your own cardiovascular deficiencies. A slew of both external and internal improvements make Apple’s wearable hard Läs mer…

Apple iPhone XS Review: Excess at its Best

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Last year’s iPhone X was a groundbreaking device, in part due to the removal of what made the iPhone so iconic. Gone was the fingerprint-scanning home button, and in its place was an aesthetically controversial “notch” to make room for the Face ID security Läs mer…