Kano Computer vs. Kano Pixel Kit: Which should you buy?

All-in-one Kano Kit Kano Computer Kit Learn and play with lights Kano Pixel Kit The Kano Computer Kit is targeted towards a more youthful generation but can be used by all ages. It uses helpful learning features to help users take the first step towards coding, no matter their experience level. It has lifetime care support from Kano, and has over 100 different applications that makes it useful beyond being a coding device. Pros Allows you to build your own computer from scratch Picture-book teaching Comes with over 100 apps…

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News 

Role of Joker in Different Card Games

The modern card decks include two jokers and a blank card. There is no standard design for a joker card. You may come across many innovative designs for jokers in decks of different regions. In the past, the blank cards were regarded as Cards that maybe used instead of existing cards when any of them wear off. This is not the case these days as many of the modern card games even make use of blank cards. As the different games of playing cards developed over time, the meaning of…

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Apple 

Apple disables Group FaceTime following major security flaw

Apple has temporarily disabled its Group FaceTime feature in iOS and macOS to fix a major security flaw. A bug in Apple’s FaceTime video calling feature has allowed anyone to call a phone or Mac and listen in before the other person picks up. The flaw works by adding yourself to a FaceTime call before the recipient picks up, tricking FaceTime into thinking it’s an active call and forcing the person you’re actually calling to start transmitting audio. Apple has now disabled the Group FaceTime feature on the server side, and reports suggest this…

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Computer coding school opening in East Amherst

A Silicon Valley-based company that teaches coding and other computer skills to children is opening a franchise in East Amherst. TheCoderSchool is opening its first area location at 6035 Transit Road, where the Amherst Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening Saturday. The local franchisees are Sanchayita and Umesh Shah, who are originally from India. Umesh Shah has worked in technology consulting and the Shahs were interested in bringing theCoderSchool here because they believe more students could be helped by learning computer programming. Students can sign up for after-school sessions as well…

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Mobile 

Volkswagen To Manufacture Mobile Electric Car Recharging Stations

Volkswagen would invest 870 million euros by 2020 to developing e-vehicle components Volkswagen will manufacture electric car batteries and charging stations in its home region in Germany, as it prepares to mass produce electric vehicles and overhaul its components division, which makes engines and steering parts. Volkswagen said on Friday it would invest 870 million euros ($985 million) by 2020 to developing e-vehicle components, adding the batteries business would manufacture battery cells and packs as well as overseeing recycling of old cells. The German carmaker, which is headquartered in Wolfsburg,…

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Mobile phone recycling 

Cellphones are endangering gorillas, but recycling old ones can help

In the Congo basin, minerals used in cellphones and other electronics are often mined by illegal, small-scale miners who end up hurting wildlife for food and driving them away from their habitat. You can do something to change this. A mother gorilla holds her child in a jungle in Congo. Gorillas are driven away from their habitats by small-scale miners who dig for coltan, a mineral used in cellphones and other electronics. Image: FredR, CC BY-NC 2.0 You probably use it every day and don’t think once about gorillas. In today’s world, it’s…

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Social Media 

People Addicted To Social Media Have This In Common With Drug Addicts

According to a new study the decision-making attributes of excessive social media users has been likened to those of drug addicts and gamblers. It’s scary, but the research, designed to raise awareness about the hidden mental health traps affecting young adults online has shown that the risky decision-making behaviours of social media overusers is comparable to people battling substance addiction. Seventy-one participants between the ages of 18-35 took part in the study which first measured their psychological dependence on Facebook through a survey. Image: Getty Participants then performed 100 trials…

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Apple 

The End Of Apple

“Oh man, that’s almost a month’s rent for me…” Here I am sitting in a cab in New York City. I’m headed uptown to Columbia University where we’ll hold the first-ever American Disruption Summit. (You can register to watch for free here.) The driver and I are talking about the absurd price tag of the latest Apple (AAPL) iPhone. He’s shocked when I tell him the cheapest model is $1,149. “Who can afford that?” he asks. Apple’s Imminent Crash Has Begun   Apple has had an incredible decade. Since the iPhone debuted in 2007, the…

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samsung 

Leaked image shows off three variants for Samsung’s Galaxy S10 lineup

Samsung will hold its next Unpacked event next month, where it’s expected to show off a “fully functional” version of its foldable phone, along with the next iteration of its Galaxy lineup, Galaxy S10. A new leaked image from Evan Blass shows off three versions of the phone, the S10E, the S10, and the S10+. There have been rumors floating around since last fall that the S10 would come in three variants: the S10 and S10+ with a curved OLED screen, hole-punch selfie camera, and in-display fingerprint scanners, with a third (presumably the S10E), serving…

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Apple 

Apple highlights iPad Pro’s productivity prowess in new ad series

Published to Apple’s official YouTube channel, the five shorts run just over a minute each and highlight unique iPad Pro capabilities including powerful hardware, integration with Apple Pencil, access to a bevy of iOS apps and more. Like previous “how to” ads from Apple, the iPad Pro spots released today highlight both first- and third-party software. Each commercial was filmed, edited and designed on iPad Pro. The first ad, “A new way to take notes,” shows what users can do with iPad Pro’s Smart Keyboard Folio, Apple Pencil and note taking…

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