• I’d not opened the world’s eyes to something that they didn’t know. I’m panicking slightly that I’m coming across like some sort of guru who’s ‘got all the answers’, or ‘knows the secrets of overcoming anxiety’. There are days when my appetite drops and I get a burning panic that I’m going to ‘fall’ back into anxiety again. I’m going to go out slow. I know that I’ll never reach the finish line in this race against anxiety because… that’s my life, and anxiety will always have its own race number
    I’m finally winning the race against anxiety - but I’ll never reach the finish line

  • As Ars Technica spotted, the higher-end Moto G6 phones – the Moto G6, Moto G6 Play and Moto G6 Plus – are in line for an update to Android P, whenever the new mobile OS makes an appearance. The Moto E5 and Moto E5 Plus, however, are seemingly going to have to make to with Android 8.0 Oreo. To be more specific, Motorola is promising security and software updates for the phones every 60-90 days, so adjust your expectations accordingly. Google has spun all its key apps out of Android in recent year
    The Moto G6 phones will reportedly get their Android P update, eventually

  • What is high frame rate (HFR)? High frame rate is a slightly nebulous term at the moment, but refers to a frame rate higher than 25fps for motion pictures and 30fps for all other outputs. Frame rate or refresh rate? There are currently very limited options when it comes to getting HFR content to your set. What further complicates matters is that not all the HFR TVs on offer work with HDMI 2.1.
    HFR explained: High frame rate is coming to TVs – here’s what you need to know

  • The best phone for gaming has more than one right answer in 2018, and that’s good news because talented developers are bringing more 3D games from the consoles straight to your mobile handset, including Fortnite and PUBG Mobile . The best gaming smartphones will not only let you play today’s best smartphone games, but they’ll ensure you have the best visuals and performance for years to come. You can rest assured, when it comes to smartphone gaming, every phone on this list is ready to deliver a
    Best phone for gaming 2018: the top 10 mobile game performers

  • Install Linux on the best-in-class Dell XPS 13In this guide we’ll highlight 10 of the best desktop applications for Linux. You can install it on any Debian-based Linux distro such as Ubuntu or Linux Mint. Browse categories of apps such as ‘Games and Amusement’ using the pane on the left-hand side. Firefox is the default web browser for a number of Linux distros such as Ubuntu and Linux Mint. While many Linux distributions already come with a BitTorrent client, Deluge stands out as a lightweight
    Best Linux apps of 2018

  • Once upon a time, Flickr was the go-to photo sharing site for professional photographers and amateurs alike who wanted a secure and feature-packed site to store their images online. Since then, the likes of Google Photos and Apple Photos have grown to overtake Flickr, which was acquired by Yahoo in 2005. “SmugMug has acquired Flickr,” reads an update on the SmugMug site. “Here at SmugMug we love and live photography, which makes us the perfect partners with the team at Flickr,” says the SmugMug
    Get ready for a Flickr reboot as the photo sharing site gets a new owner

  • As much as we like Oculus Touch controllers, interacting with virtual environments using buttons and joysticks will never feel wholly immersive. But based on Oculus’ latest patented plans, Facebook’s virtual reality (VR) division wants to ratchet up the tactile realism to 11. In a pair of creepy-sounding but intriguing patents publicized today, Oculus is circulating its goal to create a “skin stretch instrument” that will sense how much your skin moves when picking up certain objects. The gears
    Oculus patents plans to… stretch your skin?

  • Here are the best Oculus Rift gamesBefore you can dive into virtual reality, you will need to set up your Oculus Rift – which means both setting up the headset itself, and setting your computer up to be able to work properly with the headset. No matter how tech savvy you are, we’ve got you covered – here’s how to set up the Oculus Rift. Oculus Rift requirementsOf course, before you even think about setting up the Oculus Rift itself, you’ll need to make sure you have a powerful enough computer to
    How to set up an Oculus Rift

  • Going into the London Marathon this year, I now know two things: I’m not great at converting speed in a 10K into a good marathon time. So when I heard about Pace-Man, an app that could predict your time based on Strava efforts, I wasn’t really that bothered. That ability is pretty similar to the FiveThirtyEight online that gave me a slightly slow marathon time. “What we’re hoping to do [in the Marathon] is validate the system,” adds Doherty. “It may be that it’s too late to use this app for the
    Can this app pace your perfect race at the London Marathon 2018?

  • It’s easy to feel under pressure and fall behind with your work when you have so much to do, but task management software can help keep things under control. To ensure that task management procedures are effective, project managers must consider the priority, deadlines, recurrence, aims and resources of projects. However, through technology, firms are able to simplify the task management process and cut through red tape and time-consuming bureaucracy. An affordable task management toolStreamline
    Best task management apps of 2018

  • Teaching robots to assemble Ikea furniture is considered a major milestone in the robotics field, and CRI wasn’t the first to achieve it. Back in 2013, MIT professor Ross Knepper built IkeaBot, an AI-based robot that could assemble furniture without needing blueprints or specific instructions. In the report, the group projects that the robot will be programmed with a construction sequence for each Ikea catalog entry. Being able to tell your personal construction robot, “Okay, build my Brusali ta
    Frustration be gone: this robot will build Ikea furniture for you

  • Huawei has been hot on making waves in the mobile computing world, especially with its Huawei MateBook X Pro. This 15-inch laptop may lack the MateBook X Pro’s barely-there bezels, but has a normally-placed webcam as a result. In fact, this laptop will be more powerful than an entry-level MacBook Pro at 13 inches while costing hundreds less. Throw a claimed battery life of 12 hours on top of it all, and the MagicBook begins to look like a mighty strong MacBook Pro competitor – at least the 13-in
    Huawei's Honor MagicBook is a MacBook Pro-like laptop on the cheap

  • The iPhone SE 2 will be ready to launch as as soon as next month, according to a new report today, but don’t expect to find a headphone jack on the device. Hit the road, headphone jackA new, one-hand-friendly iPhone that’s the size of the original iPhone SE (based on the iPhone 5 and 5S design) is appealing to some who think the iPhone X is too big. There’s no confirmation as to whether or not the lack of a headphone jack will help Apple make the iPhone SE 2 water-resistant. The iPhone SE 2 is p
    iPhone SE 2 may launch next month without a headphone jack

  • Ready Player One is a book and now movie all about virtual reality (VR), so of course a VR headset had to figure into the making of the film. Turns out, HTC Vive was utilized by the filmmakers, including director Steven Spielberg, to see exactly what shots would look like in the film’s virtual environment. A new video published by HTC shows how the best VR headset was utilized in the movie making process. Not only was a director avatar created so Spielberg could scout locations inside the virtua
    Steven Spielberg donned a HTC Vive to make Ready Player One

  • Ultimate Ears has long been the leader in portable Bluetooth speakers. It was a title it claimed when it released the UE Boom 2 and UE Megaboom in 2015, then solidified with its Alexa-equipped UE Blast and UE Megablast last year. Neither the UE Blast or the UE Megablast played nicely with Spotify, the world’s largest streaming service that hosts over 150 million active users. Putting the spotlight on SpotifyBut Ultimate Ears is ready to fix that with a patch that will bring Spotify voice control
    UE Blast and UE Megablast are due for Spotify voice control update

  • With the only real difference over the EOS Rebel T6 / EOS 1300D being the upgrade of the sensor from 18MP to 24.1MP, it’s hard to get excited about the EOS Rebel T7 / EOS 2000D. The EOS Rebel T7 / EOS 2000D is Canon’s latest entrant into the competitive entry-level DSLR sector, replacing the EOS Rebel T6 / EOS 1300D. While the EOS Rebel T7i (EOS 800D outside the US) is Canon’s more premium entry-level offering, the EOS Rebel T7 / EOS 2000D is aimed at the more cost-conscious user who’s prepared
    Canon EOS Rebel T7 / EOS 2000D review

  • Ask a long-term phone fan in their 30s or above about the most important Motorola mobile and they may well say the Motorola Razr V3. However, whenever we’re asked for advice about budget phones, the Moto G comes to mind as quickly as the Razr did. Since 2013, the Moto G series has offered some of the best, if not the best, affordable buys of the year. But how did we get from the original Moto G in 2013 to the Moto G6 and the most successful Motorola phone line in history, that we have today? We’
    A history of the Moto G series: Motorola's most successful phone series ever

  • Record Store Day 2018 is happening on April 21, and it’s the best day of the year to find vinyl deals and limited pressings. Not only does it sound great, it looks good too. And they sound great too. Where to go for Record Store Day 2018Hundreds of independent record shops take part in Record Store Day, across the US, UK and Australia. However, Record Store Day is the perfect day to check out a small record store you’ve not been to before, so dig into the directory.
    Record Store Day 2018 buying guide

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook wants to politely squash any rumors that Apple’s iOS and macOS operating systems will merge into one at some point in the future. “So this merger thing that some folks are fixated on, I don’t think that’s what users want,” Cook said. Based on further comments, Cook appears firm in his stance, one that runs counter to recent rumors that iOS apps will find their way onto macOS devices . However, Apple is always the one most likely to go against the grain, and it now seems to hav
    Apple users don't want macOS and iOS merged, Tim Cook says

  • Apple is reportedly struggling to find a suitable OLED supplier – that isn’t Samsung – for its new iPhone models rumored to launch later this year with 6.5-inch and 5.8-inch displays. Its rival Samsung has supplied the screen tech for the iPhone X , but Apple’s effort to diversify its partnership with LG, which the company has purportedly invested $3 billion into, is said to not be working out too well. Moreso on the former than the latter, many felt that they paled in comparison to what Samsung
    iPhone X2 may heavily rely on Apple’s biggest competitor, Samsung

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