Apple has announced a brand new iPad at its first event of the year in Chicago.Unlike previous iPad launches though, this new iPad launch is a more focused one, with education being at its heart.Apple refers to the tablet as the "new 9.7-inch iPad", and it's opted for that screen size as it's found that it's the most popular size of iPad. No surprise really, as the majority of iPads have boasted a 9.7-inch display.Check out our hands on: New iPad 2018 reviewIt replaces the iPad (2017), just to really confuse things in the naming department, and we'll refer to this latest version as the new iPad (2018).Details are still thin on the ground, but Apple says it's the most affordable iPad, has Apple Pencil support and comes with a high-resolution display.Even though the Pencil is supported, this isn't an iPad Pro variant, so expect the power under the hood to be less than those that bear the Pro name.Getting replaced: read our iPad (2017) reviewCut to the chaseWhat is it? Apple's most … [Read more...] about New iPad 2018 release date, news, price and features
Egypt has announced a new hotline for citizens to report fake news. Launched on Monday, 12 March 2018, the hotline will run on WhatsApp and will allow to citizens to report news that aims to “to endanger the nation’s security or public interests.” The announcement was made through a statement by Egypt’s General Prosecution office. “This comes to apply the orders of the Prosecutor General Nabil Sadek to monitor what is being published on different media outlets and social media websites,” reads the statement. Since 2017, Egyptian authorizes have beenblocking Qatar-linked online publications such as Al-Jazeera, The Huffington Post Arabic, Qatari News Agency and more, the reason given by the country’s government is that the publications “fabricate news” and also incite terrorism. This has continued in 2018 where the government of theNorth Afrikan country has come under criticism for continue to block a number of news outlets which … [Read more...] about Egypt now has a WhatsApp hotline for reporting fake news
The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are finally here, and there's a lot to unpack. While these devices resemble the original Pixel and Pixel XL, there are many changes both internally and externally that make them worth talking about. Let's dive in. The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are incredible phones — probably the best Android phones out there right now. Despite their different sizes, they are nearly identical where it counts, in their cameras, their performance, their build quality, and their software experience. While the Pixel 2 XL has slimmer bezels and a slightly more washed-out pOLED display, the smaller Pixel 2 contends with a more dated-looking form factor and a smaller battery. Oh, and a smaller price tag to boot. Which one should you buy? Read the full review below! Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL review: The new standard for Android Pixel 2 second opinion: Close to perfect Google Pixel 2 review, one month later: Still solid, still the best Pixel 2 XL OLED problems Before we dive … [Read more...] about Google Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL: News, tips, problems, specs and more!
June 19, 2017, a news site in South Africa runs a story. It's no normal story. "National Treasury Sold to Johann Rupert," reads the headline. In a majority black country, Rupert, a white business magnate worth an estimated $7 billion, is the second richest man.There was no evidence to support the explosive headline, but the story wasn't retracted or corrected. It wasn't designed to inform, it was designed to mislead. It was fake news. The story was posted on WMC Leaks, one of many fake news sites making up an online network of misinformation. Behind the network: a trio of Indian businessmen known as the Guptas. The Guptas are infamous in South Africa.Ajay, Atul and Rajesh "Tony" Gupta aren't your regular family of businessmen. With close ties to former president Jacob Zuma and constant whispers of politicians in their control, the Guptas were increasingly at odds with a hostile public who saw them as the face of corruption in South Africa. In a move reminiscent of Russian … [Read more...] about This is the fake news campaign that tried to divide South Africa