Aug 07, 2022 Technology

5 Features That iPhones Do Better Than Android Devices

Choosing a specific smartphone brand or operating system is often a personal decision based on your preferences or past experience. But if you've been with one brand for a long time, you might not realize how it compares to others.…

Aug 07, 2022 Technology

Physical Computing Types See GitHub a Little Differently – The New Stack

Software people generally envision GitHub as an easy-to-access storage facility for holding source code. You can push your files up to the cloud, manage your versions, share projects and collaborate with others. It's not entirely obvious, to the casual observer,…

Aug 07, 2022 Technology

Have You Cleared Your iPhone Cache This Month?

Your iPhone lets you browse the internet for virtually anything. Looking for a new recipe? Easy. Need a new one internet provider? You can do that, too. Trying to figure out which actor appeared in the most 007 movies? Just…

Aug 07, 2022 Technology

Flashback: two decades of fingerprint readers on mobile devices

In late 2000 Toshiba unveiled laptops with fingerprint readers, which allowed us to securely unlock their device with a touch of a finger, instead of having to memorize complex passwords. The first phones with a fingerprint reader on board appeared…

Aug 07, 2022 Technology

Don’t pop antibiotics every time you have a cold. But crisis resistance has an AI solution

These technologies are already working together to accelerate the discovery of new antimicrobial medicines. One subset of next-gen AI, dubbed generative models, produces hypotheses about the final molecule needed for a specific new drug. These AI models don't just search…

Aug 07, 2022 Technology

Apple’s iPad drops to $299, plus the rest of the week’s best tech deals

Now's a great time to pick up Apple's iPad ahead of the upcoming school year. The base, 10.2-inch tablet is $30 off right now and down to $299, which is the best price we've seen it. It may not have…

Aug 07, 2022 Technology

How to Charge Your iPhone Faster When You Don’t Have Much Time

You look down at your iPhone and realize that it's very low on battery, and worst of all, you're about to leave somewhere where you won't be able to charge your device. You could quickly charge your phone right then…

Aug 07, 2022 Technology

Like GitHub Copilot without Microsoft telemetry • The Register

Updated GitHub Copilot, one of several recent tools for generating programming code suggestions with the help of AI models, remains problematic for some users due to licensing concerns and to the telemetry the software sends back to the Microsoft-owned company.…

Aug 07, 2022 Technology

Fayetteville council talks proposals for pandemic relief money

FAYETTEVILLE -- The City Council got a rundown Saturday on ways to potentially spend most of its American Rescue Plan money.All eight council members attended a workshop at City Hall in which administrators outlined options on expenditures and answered any…

Aug 07, 2022 Technology

Amazon Great Freedom Festival Sale 2022: Best deals on smartwatches and fitness bands

Amazon is holding one of the biggest sales of the year, the Great Freedom Festival Sale 2022, from August 6th to August 10th. The five-day event brings a boatload of offers and irresistible deals across product categories. As part of…