October 2017 / 187 posts found

Buying a new car made me despise Apple

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Apple Maps? Nooooooo!Image: Christopher Mineses/Mashable The day I bought my Chevy Bolt EV, I was excited to plug in my iPhone and use Apple CarPlay to run my favorite apps on the dashboard’s huge infotainment screen. My enthusiasm quickly disappeared, though, when CarPlay forced me to use Apple Maps for navigation. Nooooooooo! I took a deep breath and thought to myself, “Surely Apple Maps can’t be as bad as it used to be. Maybe this will be OK?”  SEE ALSO: Samsung and Apple should be worried about Xiaomi’s luxurious Mi Mix 2 But after a few weeks of giving Apple […]

Jared and Ivanka used private email addresses for White House business, and we wish we could forward them spam

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"No, it's 'Eric-underscore-Is-underscore-Stupid at gmail dot com,' not dashes."Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Oooooooooooh, the irony. As it turns out, President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner have been conducting White House business on their own private email accounts. SEE ALSO: Here are all the deportable offenses Trump’s crappy children have committed Politico broke the scoop on Jared’s email on Sunday, noting that the address was created in December — you know, just a month or so after Big Papa Trump rode a wave of controversy over Hillary Clinton’s private email server to an electoral victory — while the incoming administration’s […]

Equifax’s Twitter account directed hack victims to a fake phishing site

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Yeah, this is really happening.Image: Ambar Del Moral/mashablde In failing to correctly patch a known vulnerability and exposing the personal data of potentially 143 million Americans to hackers, Equifax made a security blunder of epic proportions — however, it appears the company is just getting started. Leaving its digital doors wide open to criminals apparently wasn’t enough for the credit reporting agency, as it’s now sending hack victims directly into the open arms of unknown internet pranksters.  Yes, Equifax is directing those concerned about the data breach and its repercussions to a fake website set up to troll the company […]

Slough named ‘best place’ to work

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You might also like: How much for James Bond haul? Police in ’80 year’ driving ban gaffe The mystery of the missing airman Image copyright Mary Evans Picture Library Image caption Ricky Gervais’ character David Brent in The Office quips that ‘Slough’s a big place’ Dr Andrew Chamberlain, Glassdoor’s chief economist, said Slough is in a part of the country which offers “pleasant environments” meaning “an increased quality of life for employees”. He added: “Although people in London are generally satisfied, it has proven not only to be an expensive place to live, but also an ultra-competitive city in which […]

John Kelly looked so distraught during Trump’s ‘rocket man’ speech, and Twitter was like ‘same’

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It's as if he's thinking, 'What have we done?!'Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock To say John Kelly has an intense listening face would be a severe understatement. If you don’t believe us, please refer to photographs of the current White House chief of staff taken during President Donald Trump’s controversial speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. After pictures of Kelly sitting in the audience looking like Trump’s words might just cause him to have an emotional breakdown began circulating online, Twitter users saw the meme potential and quickly pounced. SEE ALSO: General Kelly’s face had its own press conference yesterday […]

RSC founder Sir Peter Hall dies at 86

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Obituary: A giant of British theatre Sir Peter – from the archive on BBC Arts Image caption Sir Peter’s career spanned more than half a century Sir Trevor Nunn described Sir Peter as “not only a thrilling and penetrating director, he was also the great impresario of the age”. And Sir Richard Eyre said Sir Peter “was – and is – the godfather (in both senses) of British theatre”. Greg Doran, director of the RSC, said of his predecessor: “Sir Peter Hall was a colossus, bestriding the British theatre. He was a visionary. “Not only was he a great director […]

Stab attack medical student spared jail

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She became angry when he contacted her mother on Skype after he realised she had been drinking. She threw a laptop at him and stabbed him in the lower leg with a breadknife, also injuring two of his fingers. Woodward then tried to stab herself with the knife before he disarmed her. ‘Relatively minor’ injuries The court heard Woodward had become addicted to drugs while in an abusive relationship with a previous boyfriend. The case was the subject of huge debate about inequality in the criminal justice system, prompted by the judge deferring sentencing and describing the attack as “a […]