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Newspapers, radio and television on the road performing. According to a new survey from the Pew Research social media has now become our primary source regarding the news, something that may not come as any great surprise. No less than 62 percent of the US population access news via services such as Facebook and Twitter, but also from Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat. While it is not quite over for old media, at least not yet. 39 percent of Facebook users still watch television news and 15 percent read newspapers.
Indochino Premium Suits, $375, use promo code KINJAYou voted Indochino your favorite custom clothing company by a wide margin, and today you can dress yourself in one of their premium suits for an exclusive new low price.$375 puts you in a premium suit that typically runs $700-$800, just don t forget promo code KINJA.Those who already have a closet full of suits may want to opt for something more interesting like the Burgundy Wool Stretch, while the rest of us should go for something versatile.I picked the Midnight Blue Micro Houndstooth Check after many a lap around the showroom.Let us know what you ll be wearing to your next event or day at the office in the comments.Click here to learn more, and don t forget to sign up for our email newsletter.
I find it impossible that email verification services seem to cost about 75x more than actually email SENDING services.Anyone know email list verification service alternatives to kickbox.io ?Googling as we speak -- I'll update my best find later
Of course, vacations require a fair amount of prep work, and the super useful tool IFTTT can help with that.Save tagged Facebook photos to Dropbox.The possibilities are almost endless, and IFTTT comes in extra handy when you want to unplug and fully enjoy your vacation.It s worth pointing out that the previously mentioned app TripIt is great for organizing all of your travel planning, too.You can control their settings remotely and turn them on as soon as you leave for vacation.You could also tweak the Action Channel to send a text instead.
Apple might have to rethink how it names the iPhone.For years, the company has been on a "tick-tock" schedule with each new iPhone release.This year we're on the "tick" cycle, so you'd expect Apple to call the next iPhone coming in September the iPhone 7.This year may be the year of the iPhone 7, but Apple could possibly skip ahead to the iPhone 8 in 2017.If it were up to me, I'd kill off the numbering altogether.EXCLUSIVE FREE REPORT:25 Big Tech Predictions by BI Intelligence.More from Tech Insider:Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in commonApple may be building more than just an electric car AAPL Google is opening a new driverless car facility near Detroit this yearApple has a huge decision to make about naming the iPhone AAPL This is, quite simply, the best WiFi router you can buyNOW WATCH: 7 tricks buried in your iPhone that only power users know aboutLoading video...
Today's the day to pick up a new smartphone, budget buyers.OnePlus, the Chinese phone maker that generates so much demand it has to make new phone purchases invite-only, just cut the prices on all its devices.The 64 GB OnePlus 2, the company's current flagship, now sells for $300 — $50 less than it did yesterday.And if you're up for an oldie, the excellent OnePlus One now sells for $250.OnePlus makes great phones, with sleek "oven-baked" designs and powerful internals.And the company uses "OxygenOS," a nearly-pure Android skin.The OnePlus 2 is now by far the cheapest flagship device around, beating the Moto X Pure and Nexus 5x, which both start at $350, and coming within range of an older, refurbished Nexus 6.Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.More from Tech Insider:5 of the most priceless places on Earth are sinking under waterA gym where people can get high onsite is opening in San Francisco'X-Men: Apocalypse' is nowhere near as good as Captain America: Civil War, but it s no 'Batman v Superman' eitherThis pop-up tent lets you sleep on top of your carHBO just released 6 new photos from the next episode of 'Game of Thrones'NOW WATCH: This insane diet is taking Instagram by stormLoading video...
Azure Premium Storage users can now replicate their workloads onto SSDsMicrosoft is offering some Azure Site Recovery customers the option of using flash storage, rather than traditional hard drives for their backup services.Azure Site Recovery is Microsoft s flagship backup service, and now users of Microsoft s Azure Premium Storage will get access to SSDs, a move the company claims will boost the speed of cloud applications and their backup counterparts in storage.Premium If you are running I/O input/output intensive enterprise workloads on-premises, we recommend that you replicate these workloads to Premium Storage, said Poornima Natarajan, a Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise manager.CEO Satya Nadella At the time of a failover of your on-premises environment to Azure, workloads replicating to Premium storage will come up on Azure virtual machines running on high speed solid state drives SSDs and will continue to achieve high-levels of performance, both in terms of throughout and latency.EncryptionNatarajan also gave customers more information about the upcoming Azure Storage Service Encryption SSE for data at rest.SSE for Data at Rest will help customers protect their data to meet company regulations, according to Natarajan, with Storage Service Encryption encrypting data prior to persisting to storage and decrypting prior to retrieval.
Second, the firm unveiled an intelligent security bot that promises to simplify and streamline the work of corporate security operations.The company s announcement is well-timed given the burgeoning interest in bots, but CEO Slavik Markovich says the timing is coincidental and driven solely by customer need.The average security analyst has to access three or four different products and follow perhaps 10 steps in order to identify and blacklist a malicious file, said Markovich.Demisto s bot addresses this challenge by integrating with more than 30 security tools from companies like Check Point and Carbon Black to provide a unified interface that sits atop their software.Developing a sales and marketing team will be a primary use of the new investment.Based in Cupertino, California, Demisto s founders began work on their security chatbot in July 2015.The positive feedback on our collaborative interface was an ah-ha moment.The need for security analysts and the lack of workers with the right skill set can be addressed by chatbots like ours, said Bhargava.Available now as part of Demisto s Enterprise Security Operations Platform, the chatbot contains two intelligent functions with two more on the way.This prevents two redundant tasks from being executed.
The Hyperloop may help humanity travel great distances at remarkable speeds, but how should we sustainably get from point A to B in congested cities?The bus may also help cities become more environmentally friendly.Its size would allow it to replace 40 conventional buses and, since it s powered by electricity, the design would reduce fuel consumption by some 800 tons and carbon emissions by nearly 2,500 tons every year, chief engineer, Song Youzhou, told China s official news agency, Xinhua.Song s design isn t new, however, and neither is the concept.Treehugger reports that the idea of straddling buses was first proposed by two American architects, Lester Walker and Craig Hodgetts, in 1969.The concept was ambitious, even by todays standards, including computer-driven vehicles, perpetual motion, and friction-free air cushion bearings as wheels.
And this toy can help your child develop it.The idea is your child can identify with the story, and that by discussing it with their parents, they can learn to monitor their emotions in a range of scenarios.Hopefully it'll mean fewer tears when things don't go their way.It also provides follow-up questions for parents to use to guide conversations.You can rate stories and authors through the app, so Povi knows which are being well received.comments powered by Disqus
Like it or not, your Google Maps are going to have advertising pins stuck all over them.A promoted pin for McDonald s might make them want to stop for a bite to eat, Google vice president of product management for AdWords Jerry Dischler said.Pins may have associated text offering discounts and special promotions, he said.using personal features in a privacy-sensitive way.I wouldn t show you Starbucks ads if you don t go to Starbucks often, Dischler said.Google has no plans to let users opt out of seeing promoted pins, Dischler said.The company is working to optimize the pin ads so they don t distract drivers, he said.A Google spokesman said the pins would start to appear by year s end.Photo: Screenshot from Google Maps blogTags: ads, advertising pins, Google, Google Maps
They re great phones and if you have the money to spend, they re both highly recommended.But if you want a pure Android experience or if you want a great phone with a nice big screen that doesn t cost an arm and a leg, the Motorola Moto X Pure Edition is still one of the best options out there — and right now it s on sale starting at just $299 unlocked on Amazon.Here s what you need to know:Carrier freedom: Moto X Pure Edition is unlocked and works on all major networks5.7″ Quad HD display stereo sound: Immerse yourself in entertainment with a vivid, edge-to-edge display that s enhanced by rich stereo sound.21 MP camera: Take crystal-clear pictures and get great results in any light.Advanced water protection: Never let spills, splashes, or rain stand in the way of using your phone.All-day battery: Stay powered up for a day, and then someTurboPower charging: Get up to 10 hours of extra battery life in just 15 minutesPure Android experience and helpful Moto Enhancements: Boost performance, receive upgrades faster, and teach your phone how to work best for youMoto X Pure Edition Unlocked Smartphone, 16GB Black U.S. Warranty – XT1575 : $299.00 with free Prime shippingFollow @BGRDeals on Twitter to keep up with the latest and greatest deals we find around the webThanks to the sharing economy, living in five different cities in five years has never been more doable.
Or is it just not getting the right amount of twang in when trying to say the name of the local cab firm?Launch Siri as usual, by pressing and holding the Home button or saying hey Siri.Then, say learn to pronounce David Nield or whatever the name is that Siri keeps getting wrong.Use the Play buttons on screen or speak out the options to cycle through the options Siri gives you, or tap Tell Siri again if you want to have another go.Alas, it s only available for contact names right now, but it should give you the chance to tell Siri to stop messing at least some names up.If Siri still can t get it right, go to the Contacts app, pick the person in question and tap Edit.
iPhone Car MountSometimes you come across an accessory that s so simple and yet so smartly designed, you have no choice but to tip your hat.And sometimes, that simple but brilliant little accessory also happens to be ridiculously affordable.Meet the TechMatte MagGrip Air Vent Magnetic Universal Car Mount Holder for Smartphones including the iPhone and Android phones.It costs just $7 on Amazon including shipping — that s right… $7 — and it could be the best purchase you ve made in a long time.Some details from the product page:Compact and economical designSimple, effortless installationMounts to any vehicle s air vent and promotes optimal/full view of your deviceSturdy, cradle-less and attractive device holding systemTechMatte MagGrip Air Vent Magnetic Universal Car Mount Holder: $6.99 with free Prime shippingFollow @BGRDeals on Twitter to keep up with the latest and greatest deals we find around the web
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