Shipments of the Switch console are being delayed by coronavirus, Nintendo has said.The company is just the latest to announce setbacks in manufacturing and supply amid the health crisis.
An artificially intelligent Google system could be better at spotting breast cancer than expert radiologists, a new study suggests.The research saw the computer, which was created by Google’s AI experts, compared with medical professionals as they both screened mammograms.
Apple AirPods have certainly been a success. Within three months of first going on sale in 2016, they’d become the number one wireless headphones in the world. Within a year, they became the number one headphones of any kind.Hopes are high for the new model.
Apple is preparing to reveal its new iPhone at an event on September 10 which could see a triple phone launch and a slew of upgrades.
Samsung has announced its long-awaited Galaxy Fold device will finally be released in September following issues with its folding design.The South Korean electronics giant announced its first foldable phone earlier this year, describing it as "the foundation of the smartphone of tomorrow".Its launch was postponed after a number of reviewers of the $2,000 (£1,600) device reported broken screens after a short period of use.In a statement published on Thursday, Samsung said all problems have now been addressed and the Galaxy Fold will go on sale in September."We've made improvements to Galaxy Fold to ensure consumers have the best possible experience," the statement read."Samsung has taken the time to fully evaluate the product design, make necessary improvements and run rigorous tests to validate the changes we made."One of the main issues reviewers faced was with a protective layer, which some removed in the belief that it was a standard film that comes with most new smartphones.In order to avoid confusion, Samsung said it extended the layer beyond the bezel, "making it apparent that it is an integral part of the display structure and not be removed".Other changes to the design include additional reinforcements to the top and bottom of the hinge area, as well as reducing the space between the hinge and body of the Galaxy Fold.Samsung is one of a number of smartphone makers planning to introduce folding phones to the market, with Huawei among its biggest competitors to announce its own entry to this new device category.The Huawei Mate Flex was also delayed by the Chinese tech firm in an effort to avoid the same issues faced by Samsung.
Over the past couple of days, the internet has been awash with stories about Momo: from parents worried about whether it will affect their children to police issuing statements warning people about the "challenge".
Professor Julian Birkinshaw from the London Business School explains the kinds of jobs that are most at risk of automation.
How well do you sleep? There are many factors affecting our slumbers, from tensions at work which we take to bed, to how dark the bedroom is, to how much screen time we've been spending just before we turn in.
Stephen Hawking has managed to air his concerns about Donald Trump, Brexit and the backlash against experts to an audience of hundreds in Hong Kong without travelling 6,000 miles to the country. The world-famous physicist appeared before crowds who cheered and took photos via hologram. The Cambridge professor also spoke via a hologram at the Sydney Opera House in 2015.
Well, ok you don’t necessarily lose all your mates the minute you give birth, but you may find you’re no longer on the same page as your besties. What you need is some mummy mates to help support, guide and gossip your way through the motherhood minefield. Well, step forward new app Peanut, a sort of Tinder for new parents which aims to help hook up mums with similar interests and experiences.
Started by two pals Ian Campbell and Will Palmer who currently co-own The 10 Cases wine bar in Covent Garden, the app promises to bring “top quality, expertly chosen, great value wines” to your door. “It’s a solution to overpriced corner shops, hastily purchased bottles, and a lack of options when it comes to having great wines delivered to your door,” Palmer told Metro. Would you use a wine delivery app?
London Sperm Bank Donors has created an app which allows users to track down potential fathers by picking from a selection of desired characteristics, such as eye colour and height. Unsurprisingly, the app has sparked rather a lot of controversy, too - especially its potential impact upon fatherhood.
Everyone could use a more efficient wake-up call than the old-fashioned alarm clock, which is why there are plenty of novelty versions out there - from ones that split apart and you have to put back together in order to turn off, to ones that wake you with gradually-increasing light. It’s a vibrator combined with an alarm clock, and does exactly what it says on the tin. According to the Little Rooster Store website, it’ll help you wake “sexy”, “slowly” and “sensually”.
Michael Kors launched it’s new smart watch yesterday, and it’s pretty darn beautiful. The thing about the Michael Kors Access display smartwatch is that, unlike most smart watches, this looks and feels like a piece of jewellery.
Deep down, all of us have this one insecurity about our bodies: That our toes aren’t hench enough. Just kidding (we hope), but if you do want a way of strengthening your toes, a gym machine now exists for that - this mini pilates machine. The ‘toe corrector’ claims to correct toe misalignment, improve bunions and strengthen your feet.