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New iPhone 8 ‘final design’ render seemingly reveals further details – TrustedReviews

Monday, July 24, 2017

Last week we got a look at what was claimed to be the final design for the upcoming iPhone 8, and now that same source has provided us with what it claims is an updated look at the phone. The previous report came courtesy of Forbes contributor Gordon Kelly, who published a new series of iPhone 8 renders in partnership with high-end Apple accessory maker Nodus. The images were said…

Rival Mobile Makers Reduce Chip Orders in Anticipation of ‘iPhone 8’ Debut – Mac Rumors

Monday, July 24, 2017

Mobile chip suppliers in Apple’s supply chain are reportedly seeing a drop in orders from rival handset makers as other companies adopt a “wait-and-see” approach in anticipation of what the “iPhone 8” might bring, according to a new report on Monday (via DigiTimes). While chip makers saw Apple’s orders pick up last month, demand from non-Apple customers has been slow, according to sources at backend houses, which don’t expect orders…

Google’s Brilliant iPhone App Sucks On Android – Forbes

Monday, July 24, 2017

Google’s simple yet impressive iOS app, Motion Stills, is finally available for Android users, but it’s a very different beast from the original version. Google Previously an iOS exclusive, Google’s Motion Stills is now available for Android. Designed specifically to work with Apple’s Live Photos, Motion Stills for iOS works with the short motion sequences automatically captured alongside each photo taken with the default iOS camera app. It then applies…

With job in doubt, Kasey Kahne gets biggest win at Brickyard – ESPN

Monday, July 24, 2017

10:00 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment INDIANAPOLIS — Kasey Kahne earned a career-defining victory as the sun set at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. That was appropriate, because the sun could end up setting on his NASCAR career over the next six months. An 18-time winner in the Cup Series, his future is literally in the dark at Hendrick Motorsports, where he has a contract through next…

NASCAR Cup Series: Sunday’s Brickyard 400 results from Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Charlotte Observer

Monday, July 24, 2017

NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Brantley Gilbert Big Machine Brickyard 400 Sunday At Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Ind. Lap length: 2.50 miles [NUTTY FINISH: Kasey Kahne ends victory drought at marathon Brickyard 400] [HEROES ARE HUMAN: Brad Keselowski goes deep in message about patience] (Start position in parentheses) 1. (19) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 167 laps, 0 rating, 40 points. 2. (11) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 167, 0, 37. 3. (8) Ryan Newman,…

Legion baseball: Patriots back in a familiar place – Post-Bulletin

Monday, July 24, 2017

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It Seems Like Sports Can’t Sink Much Lower Than Mayweather-McGregor. But Just Wait. – New York Magazine

Monday, July 24, 2017

Conor McGregor. Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images When you sign up for life as a sports fan, you are knowingly introducing darkness and moral complication into your life: To look clearly at the world of sports is to want to look away. Greedy owners jacking up ticket prices at billion-dollar concrete monstrosities they conned taxpayers into buying for them. Athletes beating their girlfriends and being punished with multiyear guaranteed contracts worth…

360 camera, drones: AP team gears up for a melting Arctic – Washington Post

Monday, July 24, 2017

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Prince William the photographer aged 3: New picture of Prince Harry and Princess Diana revealed – Telegraph.co.uk

Monday, July 24, 2017

The Duchess of Cambridge has, most recently, been considered the Royal Family’s resident photographer, releasing her own family snaps to mark important milestones. Before her, the Queen was known to be a keen photographer, becoming a proficient user of the cine camera, as was Antony Armstrong-Jones, the first Earl of Snowdon. But it seems such talent runs in the family, with the Duke of Cambridge proving himself to be rather…

St. Louis County police respond to security camera controversy – STLtoday.com

Monday, July 24, 2017

St. Louis County police say they are looking into allegations that officers covered up security cameras during shifts at a MetroLink substation, among other allegations raised by Metro transit officials in a Sunday Post-Dispatch column. The statement released Sunday by county police Chief Jon Belmar and spokesman Sgt. Shawn McGuire implies the allegations are the result of “politics and infighting.” The statement says the security camera…

On and off camera, Jim Vance will be missed – Washington Post

Monday, July 24, 2017

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Mike Trout’s foul line drive nearly demolished this camera, and yes, there is footage – Anaheim Angels

Monday, July 24, 2017

Any time Mike Trout makes contact with the ball, something is bound to happen. It could be a ball that’s blasted out of the park, a home run robbery, or in this case, a possible broken camera. When the Angels were hosting the Red Sox on Saturday night, the six-time All-Star was facing David Price. Trout hit a line drive into foul territory directly at a camera, right into the…

Jerusalem: Israel installs security cameras near holy site – BBC News

Monday, July 24, 2017

Media captionJerusalem holy site security row explained Israel has placed CCTV cameras near an entrance to a holy site in Jerusalem as tensions over security measures there continue. Metal detectors installed after two Israeli policemen were killed have sparked protests by Palestinians. It remains unclear if the metal detectors will be removed. Tensions over the site, known to Muslims as Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as the Temple Mount, have…

How ‘Dunkirk’ Took Imax Cameras Where They’d Never Gone Before – Hollywood Reporter

Monday, July 24, 2017

In re-creating the historic evacuation of more than 330,000 British and Allied soldiers from the beaches at Dunkirk during World War II, helmer Christopher Nolan wanted “viewers to feel the stress and pressure and the relentlessness of the situation,” explains cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema, who helped the director create that first-hand experience in the air, on land and at sea. He and Nolan even found themselves shooting on board an…

Trump’s new team offers muddled messages on sanctions, pardons – Washington Post

Monday, July 24, 2017

The White House offered conflicting views Sunday of whether President Trump supports the Russia sanctions legislation in Congress, with his top spokesmen contradicting one another just days after launching plans for a more effective messaging strategy. If Trump was hoping his communications shake-up would bring a fresh approach for a White House that has struggled to respond to a constant state of turmoil, the debut of the team on the…

Kushner to face intel committee on Monday behind closed doors – Washington Post

Monday, July 24, 2017

Congressional investigators will question senior White House adviser Jared Kushner on Monday as the multiple probes into contacts between Russia and the Trump campaign intensify and focus more directly on those closest to the president. Kushner is scheduled to meet behind closed doors with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Monday, then be questioned — again in private — by the House Intelligence Committee the following day. Kushner is not the…

‘Ruthless human smugglers’ blamed for deaths of 9 people left in a truck in 100-degree Texas heat – Los Angeles Times

Monday, July 24, 2017

The call came around midnight. A disoriented man had emerged from a tractor trailer in a Walmart parking lot near San Antonio, Texas, to ask a store employee for water. After fetching water, the employee called police, who found eight dead bodies and dozens struggling for their lives in the back of the sweltering 18-wheeler. In an incident the local police chief described as a “horrific” human trafficking tragedy, 39…

‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 7, Episode 2: ‘You’re A Dragon. Be A Dragon’ – NPR

Monday, July 24, 2017

“I was really hoping for more of an open-plan kitchen.”: Daenerys (Emilia Clarke), Tyrion (Peter Dinklage), Yara (Gemma Whelan) and Ellaria (Indira Varma) prepare to go House hunting in “Stormborn.” Helen Sloane/HBO hide caption toggle caption Helen Sloane/HBO “I was really hoping for more of an open-plan kitchen.”: Daenerys (Emilia Clarke), Tyrion (Peter Dinklage), Yara (Gemma Whelan) and Ellaria (Indira Varma) prepare to go House hunting in “Stormborn.” Helen Sloane/HBO…

The Phelps vs. shark charade was another bizarre episode of humans racing animals – Washington Post

Monday, July 24, 2017

Legendary track star Jesse Owens is shown on the starting line just before he raced a horse on Dec. 26, 1936. (AP) This post has been updated to reflect that Michael Phelps did not actually race a shark. A few months after embarrassing Adolf Hitler by winning four gold medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Jesse Owens traveled to Cuba for an exhibition race against Julio McCaw. Owens was…

Why Microsoft’s ‘Confirmed’ Surface Phone Shouldn’t Be A Phone – Forbes

Monday, July 24, 2017

The buzz around a new smartphone from Microsoft continues to build. Although Windows Phone has now reached the end of its life, Redmond is not finished with mobile technology. CEO Satya Nadella went as far as confirming that Microsoft will “make more phones, but they will not look like phones that are there today.” On the consumer side of things, Microsoft will continue to build up its cloud based activities….