If the Senate approves, Amy Coney Barrett will become the youngest justice of the US Supreme Court – one of the most influential positions in America for decades to come.If you go back a couple of years, you might remember her name from conversations regarding the replacement of Anthony Kennedy. Of course, that seat was eventually filled by Brett Kavanaugh after several controversial hearings. Republicans want this 48-year-old lawyer and jurist to win the seat before the presidential election on November 3rd. Although Democrats don’t have the power to block her, it’s clear that the process will be no less controversial than the Kavanaugh case. Barrett has a strong association with People of Praise – a Christian group with an authoritarian internal structure. Due to this affiliation, both political factions have raised their concerns. The Democrats wonder if her religious convictions will impact her conduct as the Supreme Court Justice whereas the opposition argues that her personal associations should not be used to undermine her ability. Conservatives have, in fact, gone on record to say that religious beliefs should be exempted from the argument. On the other hand, Liberals continue to question whether or not Barrett’s ability to administer jurisprudence on controversial matters like abortion and contraception threaten religious liberty and female bodily rights. The resume of Amy Coney Barrett includes clerking association with the late conservative justice Antonin Scalia – he had argued that abortion is not a constitutional right. Many left-wingers fear that Barrett poses a threat to the Roe v Wade ruling of 1973 that ensured abortion rights. Amy Coney Barrett is a mother of seven and has two adopted children from Haiti. She had admitted that she admired Justice Elena Kagan who is actually an Obama-appointed abortion rights advocate. Source: BloombergWhen Barrett claimed that she intends to bring the knowledge and skills that she has acquired as an academic to practice, Dianne Feinstein disagreed. She said that Barrett has “a long history of believing that your religious beliefs should prevail. The dogma lives loudly in you.”Barrett countered by saying that she is a faithful catholic but she ensures that her beliefs don’t interfere during jurisdiction. At the same time, she added that her legal career is a means to serve God. People of Praise, the group she associates herself with, described itself as a group that supports each other financially, materially, and spiritually. The message on its website reads:“Our covenant is neither an oath nor a vow, but it is an important personal commitment. Members should always follow their consciences, as formed by the light of reason, and by the experience and the teachings of their churches.”Some people say that the members of People of Praise support the conservative side of the church, which is why they’re most likely to oppose the progressive teachings of Pope Francis. The prominent feature observed within this Christian group is that it’s hierarchal and women don’t hold senior positions. Trump considers Barrett’s nomination as his last chance to fuel the religious conservatives and strengthen his position in the elections. In fact, he even met the evangelical leaders at the White House before introducing Amy Coney Barrett as the official nominee at the press conference. Barrett served as a professor at Notre Dame in 2012, and during her tenure, she had signed a letter which attacked the foundation of the healthcare reform known as Obamacare – it essentially insured companies that covered for contraception. It’s obvious that Republicans have always tried to bring down the ACA, and Barrett’s appointment may actually seal its fate.
So, normally, Apple launches its new iPhones in September every year… But there’s nothing normal in 2020, so there wasn't any new iPhone in September either.But fret not! Apple is taking some time to launch its new iPhones with some impressive features! Better late than never, right?We’re still unclear what to expect from the iPhone this year, but there are rumors suggesting that Apple will launch four new models, all with OLED displays.Wait, what the hell is that?If you’re not tech-savvy or haven’t been updated with the latest advancements in display technology, OLED has been here for quite a while now and has been powering many premium smartphones. Previous iPhones, such as the 11 Pro, used the technology for better image results, but it looks like it’s the first time where every new iPhone will boast it. So, let’s discuss what this new display technology really is and what potential benefits it can provide:What is an OLED display?Source: GettyimagesYou must be familiar with the term LED, right? It stands for a light-emitting diode. OLED belongs to the same family of display technology, but the additional letter ‘O’ makes a huge difference!Organic Light-emitting diodes offer the same benefits as usual LEDs, but they function differently. A regular LED might utilize silicon components to emit light, whereas OLED uses organic material to function. The organic material exhibits a thin layer located between two conductors.There’s another display technology called AMOLED, which stands for active-matrix organic light-emitting diode. Many smartphone devices have been using this technology, including the most recent Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and various televisions. AMOLED is a process of featuring images on an OLED display. Each of the pixels contains its own transistors and capacitor, unlike PMOLED, or Passive Matrix OLED, a different type of display that is not usually used in smartphones.In simple words, the active type offers more precise pixel control than the passive variety, which operates pixels by rows and columns and is not usually used in the conventional technology. What is the difference between OLED and the screens we now have in our smartphones?Source: TechCrunch- ‘Old iPhone, iPhone 6, used LCD screens’OLED is an advanced replacement for LCD, or liquid crystal displays. Considering the widespread use of LCD in many smartphone devices, you might be scrolling through this article on an LCD screen right now…For your information, every iphone before the iphone X uses the same kind of display too. Even the regular iPhone 11 had the same LED screen, but the expensive 11 Pro moved on with the OLED one. Now, the even iPhone X and XS use OLED screens.The most noteworthy difference between the two display technologies is the presence of a backlight. An OLED display consists of an organic thin layer to emit the light when current runs through it. In simpler terms, OLED can still be functional on its own without the need for a backlight. LCD might have served humanity for decades, but it still needs a backlight to operate! Why is OLED better for our smartphones?Source: MashableThe biggest benefit of OLED is the absence of backlight for sure! With this technology, the image quality, power efficiency, and even physical dimensions can be improved and enhanced on a smartphone.Nobody would want a phone that features poor quality images, right? OLED screens feature much better black levels than an LCD screen. With the backlight in the LCD screen, the dark spots on the display do not get entirely dark, hence, it doesn't show what the image is truly like.But with OLED, it removes the backlight to display a true image, more like they're actually supposed to look. As a matter of fact, OLED displays are also thinner than LCD. It’s an additional advantage, TBH! When backlight and liquid crystals are eliminated from the equation, there’s plenty of space left… By the way, no backlight means there will be no extra power consumption. It means the OLED screen smartphones have a bigger battery life than LCD smartphones. How cool is that! Now you know what to expect from OLED powered smartphones, right?
Spot your favorite character!At times of social distancing and strict healthcare protocols, organized sports are coming with unique and creative ideas to fill in the audience space. But the NFL’s Denver Broncos take the crown for sure!For Sunday’s face-off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, around 5,700 actual attendees joined the stadium with cartoon cutouts displaying the residents of South Park. Yes, that’s the news! Isn’t it delightful?The Broncos boost up the game spirit by posting a brief video on Twitter ahead of the game on Sunday morning. The best thing was, each of the residents of South Park seemed to be masked. So, fellow Americans, you should also follow in the steps of your South Park faves. Keep yourself and your loved ones protected and wear a mask. If they can wear masks, then you should too!Reporter Benjamin Allbright also tweeted the pictures to give us a thorough look of all the attendees who joined the game last evening…And here’s the most amazing view of the standees from ESPN’s Jeff Legwold.. Woah! Nailed it!South Park is placed in a fictionalized version of a real place in the state of Colorado, which the Broncos call home.. And it looks the cartoon characters have broken the barrier between the real and fictional world to show up in the match.. Cool!
So, Google turns 22 this year, and it’s worth mentioning that it’s already dominating the search world at such a young age!Yesterday, on September 27th, Google was celebrating its 22nd birthday with a homage doodle that gives us the exact 2020 party vibes.This homage Google Doodle is accessible live across the world and is the latest addition in a long list of self-thrown birthday parties on Google’s homage. Obviously, this year’s birthday doodle is a bit different…This year’s birthday doodle has no traditional party with the other letters in its name, nor do they reflect back to the memory of where it all started. The doodle for Google’s 22nd birthday depicts a party held on a video call between all the letters joining in remotely, with one dude who’s way too close to the camera.This doodle gives us the exact 2020 vibes where people are forgoing traditional parties and gathering for either intimate get-together or video calls with friends and family during the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter G has a single slice of cake and a couple of presents, while all other fellow letters are celebrating with birthday props and decoration. It’s a nice depiction of today’s situation and a subtle yet adorable message of positivity during the hard times.
Nobody can play Captain America better than Chris Evans and this is a fact that no one can deny. But here’s a little Easter egg: John Krasinski had also auditioned for this role and he was, in fact, a tough contender to beat. Now we do live in a perfect world where we get what we deserve – Chris Evans as Captain America and John Krasinski as Jim Halpert. But what if John Krasinski had actually booked the iconic role of Captain America? This deepfake dares to give us a glimpse!Not that hard to imagine The Office star in an alternate universe, eh?
The only good thing that has come out during the pandemic is the culture of reunions! The cast of Father of the bride reunited again, after 25 years, on a Zoom wedding. What started off as a casual socially distanced Zoom call soon turned into a Zoom Wedding when Kieran Culkin and Matty surprised their relatives with a last-minute wedding ceremony – Classic Nancy Meyer’s comedy!The rest of the cast that joined the reunion included Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, and George Newburn. The party turned up a notch when Florence Pugh and Ben Platte steppedin the roles of Megan Banks and George Banks-MacKenzie. The reunion was basically an effort to collect donations for the World Central Kitchen, a charity that offers daily meals to the survivors of natural disasters as well as the hospital staff impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
If only you could smell the political synergy that The Rock is cooking! Hollywood celebrities don’t shy away from politics, especially when they have the opportunity to support the people who stand against everything that Donald Trump stands by. This is exactly why Dwayne Johnson didn’t shy away from standing tall behind Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Yesterday the professional wrestler turned film actor and producer posted a video on his social media, urging people to vote for the Democratic ticket in 2020. He also stressed on the fact that he has never endorsed a presidential candidate before. "As a political independent and centrist, I've voted for both parties in the past. In this critical presidential election, I'm endorsing Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Progress takes courage, humanity, empathy, strength, KINDNESS & RESPECT. We must ALL VOTE." – Dwayne Johnson tweeted. He attached the Vote Save America link along with the tweet – a resource that helps visitors better understand the process of voting and how they can get involved in “making America great again”. Apart from the link, there was also a video featuring Johnson in which he shares a few moments conversing with Biden and Harris. It was interesting to notice that Johnson didn’t take Trump’s name at all during the conversation. Instead, he focused his time on preaching the importance of virtues like courage, humanity, empathy, strength, and kindness, etc. Of course, none of these virtues apply to the current president. The seven-and-a-half minute video allows Biden and Harris to repeat the same monologue that they’ve been repeating on every platform since getting nominated. In the video, Johnson simply acknowledges that the past four years have been nothing short of insanity, and that Trump’s government has tried to tarnish every aspect of democracy. Thus, we have one shot at putting an end to this misery, so we must stand in opposition and give our support to the ideological struggles that preceded him. Johnson’s decision to extend his support to the current presidential candidate is possibly motivated by his recent brush with the COVID-19 virus. A few weeks ago, he had revealed that he, along with his family, had contracted the notorious Coronavirus. The anger must stem from the fact that Trump has done nothing but undermine the pandemic. The death toll has gone upto 200,000 in the US and all of them due to the complications caused by the virus.Hence, the diagnosis must have been a wakeup call for Johnson, prompting him to get politically active.
When sitting down with your family, it can be a challenge to find something on Netflix that everyone enjoys well. But, not anymore! With our top 10 list of thrillers, comedy, and suspense, now it's time to watch the best movies with your family this weekend! Bird Box If you are searching for a movie that will keep you on the edge of your chair from start to end, then this movie is the one to stream on Netflix. While some people find the ending a bit too dramatic, it is definitely worth the watch. Sandra Bullock plays the role of a woman who has the nerve of steel. She miraculously survives the apocalypse while keeping her children safe from the unknown dangers outside. Bird Box is usually compared to A Quiet Place for having a similar storyline. So, if you have enjoyed A Quiet Place, then you should definitely watch Bird Box too. Mary Poppins Returns Those who remember Mary Poppins as Julie Andrews are sure to consider watching this movie with their family. Emily Blunt plays the role of the nanny, who gives Michael Banks a visit. Banks is now all grown-up and has three children. With the music written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, this movie is just plain fun to watch with family. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs If you enjoy watching animated family movies with a touch of comedy, then you are going to love this one! The movie, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs is inspired by a children's book written by Judi Barrett. Flint Lockwood is an inventor but none of his inventions makes sense. However, his latest invention is received with immense appreciation. The machine turns water into any food you want. The entire town starts to request Flint to make it rain the food of their wildest imagination. Eventually, the machine gets overworked and that's when things start to go terribly wrong. What happens next? How about you enjoy that with your family this weekend? Sleepless in Seattle This hilarious rom-com is the best chance to get all your family members laughing uncontrollably. Starring Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks, the storyline is based on a widower and a journalist whose fate was to fall in love. The widower's son Jonah wants his dad to meet someone, so he expresses his wish on a radio talk show. To learn how Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks meet with each other, stream the movie and watch with your family. Silver Linings Playbook Pat Solatano played by Bradley Cooper has to move in with his mother (Jacki Weaver) and father (Robert DeNiro) since he has lost his job, house, even his wife. However, that doesn't stop Pat from trying to restore his life to the way it was. Pat runs into Tiffany, played by Jennifer Lawrence, and that's when things start to get complicated for him. To break the suspense, tune in to Netflix now! The TownDirected and co-written by the man himself, Ben Affleck plays the lead along with Rebecca Hall, Blake Lively, Jon Hamm, Pete Postlethwaite, Jeremy Renner, and Chris Cooper. The movie is based on an adaptation of the novel Prince of Thieves. The story is based on real events and revolves around Boston bank robbers who are planning a heist on Fenway Park. Mirror Mirror Based on the plot of Snow White, Mirror Mirror is one version you would not want to miss. Lily Collins plays the role of Snow White while Julia Roberts plays the role of the evil queen. Snow White is exiled to the forest by the queen where she gets refuge by some dwarfs. With their support along with the prince, Snow White fights to win back the crown that was rightfully hers. The Princess Switch If your family mainly consists of young girls, then this movie is bound to keep you all happy and engaged. The movie stars Vanessa Hudgens as Stacy DeNovo, working as a baker from Chicago. She takes a spontaneous trip to Belgravia, where she meets her lookalike, Princess Margaret Delacourt, who desperately needs a break from her life. The two decide to trade places to find out what it's like to live in the person's shoes. That's all that we are giving you. To find out more how things work out for them, give this movie a shot. Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle Live-action movies are apparently a thing now. Since almost every Disney movie has been made into a live-action film, The Jungle Book was no exception. The story revolves around a human child Mowgli who was brought up in the jungle by wolves. The boy becomes friends with a bear and a panther called Baloo and Bagheera. There is one animal who doesn't accept Mowgli, and that is the tiger, Shere Khan. Don't miss out on this movie to know what makes Mowgli accept his identity. Miracle If you are a family who just loves watching movies themed around sports, you all are going to love this one. The movie is inspired by true stories of how the U.S. men's hockey team won over the 1980's Olympics against the Soviet team. Miracle is captivating and patriotic entertainment that can be enjoyed by all ages. So which movie are you going to watch with your family? Tell us in the comment section below!
There's an absurd attraction in thriller shows, you get exposed to it once, and you will crave for it even more! The 4th season of Money Heist released on Netflix, and we all binged the show like there's no tomorrow! With many unexpected twists and turns, Money Heist is certainly a show that all thriller lovers desire: Excitement and adrenaline rush – from the comfort of your couch! Now that you have finished watching the 4th season of Money Heist, you have to wait a lil bit more till the thrilling show makes its final return. Till then, here's the list of 10 must-watch shows like Money to satisfy your itch! So, grab some popcorn and fasten your seatbelt, because these shows will definitely put you on edge all along… 1. Breaking Bad Just like in Money Heist, where the real identity of the professor remains hidden as long the heist is going on similar to Bryan Cranston's Walter White in AMC's Breaking Bad. This series follows Walter, a high school chemistry teacher, who after getting diagnosed with incurable lung cancer, takes up cooking and smoking meth. This show portrays how planned lies and schemes can take us. 2. Evil Genius Evil Genius is quite different! It's a non-fiction documentary but gives the same thrilling vibe you get from the show Money Heist. This documentary show focused on the real-life case of the murder of Brian Wells. This show portrays the real-life bank robbery and how things were actually done! It's not a fine cinematography drama, but it's a whole lot more interesting than the other entries in the list! 3. Dirty Money Quite similar to Evil Genius, this anthology series captures real-life stories, with a new story with every episode. Each of the episodes is centered on money, whether it be fraud or corruption, exploring how money can be the evilest thing in society! Unlike Money Heist, everything in this series happens in reality - another reason to binge-watch this show! 4. Inception This Christopher Nolan's masterpiece was one of 2010's highest performing films. The film focuses on the art of subconsciousness, corporate espionage and the secrets that are deeply hidden within each character's minds. This movie will send you into never-ending oblivion! This is one of those movies that stays with you long before it ends. You may be wondering why this movie is in the TV shows list. Well, this is because once you watch it, you need to watch it at least five times to understand it truly! 5. Ozark This thrilling drama follows a normal American family, who later turns into victims of their circumstance and suddenly they find themselves laundering money for a Mexican drug cartel. Netflix just dropped the third season of this show, which means it's just the right time to binge this one! Or just enough content to hook you for a week, at least!
Another Londoner who’s smarter than Inspector Lestrade!Sherlock Holmes is one of the most mouldable characters in the fiction world. Drop him into any setting of the era, and he will be transformed into just about anything the changing times demand. But let’s not talk about the brother for now because his sister has taken over the screen on Netflix! Enola Holmes is streaming on Netflix and it looks like she has completely overshadowed her brother’s keen detective skills...Based on Nancy Springer’s series of young adult novels, the film revolves around Enola Holmes (Millie Bobby Brown), Sherlock's kid sister (Henry Cavil), and Mycroft (Sam Claflin) Holmes. Enola (which spells backwards as “alone”, which she will tell you more than once in a film) lives alone with her mother, Eudora (Helena Bonham Carter). The sudden disappearance of their mother leads her brothers to return home in order to send the little sister to a school, where she can learn to become a proper lady.Obviously, being a proper ‘lady’ would be the least of Enola’s concerns. Blessed with some great detective skills like her elder brothers including observation, recollection, and deduction skills, Enola figures out that there’s something unusual in her mother’s disappearance and decides to abandon school to find her. And that makes her first case of her own…Enola Holmes isn’t a unique take of the young adult book series adaptation, but it’s definitely a progressive and great portrayal of the young girl, who strives to prove that she is as much as clever and competent than any other grown-up men in this world. Millie Bobby Brown proves to be the perfect fit for Enola. Whereas, Henry Cavil is probably the last British actor anyone would have imagined to play Sherlock, but he was also great! But we will still go for Benedict as our ultimate Sherlock! Louis Partridge is a true gentleman-in-distress and a foil to Enola. Pretty much every cast shines their characters, except, of course, Mycroft Holmes, because someone in the plot has to be a lil misogynist…Overall, Enola Holmes is a nice take on the world of Sherlock Holmes… It's a good movie if you want to see it with your friends or family, keep in check with SOPs, though. But no one’s going to forget Sherlock... He’s the face of the mystery and intelligence, and he will continue to be so till the centuries to come. Binging Enola doesn't seem bad at all; if nothing else, it’s a nice change!check out the trailer here:
Tesla is going one step ahead in terms of car security. Tesla owners are already benefiting from Sentry Mode for car security. But for additional protection, they can also buy a $200 device from Amazon’s Ring.Ring Car Connect sends car owners to alerts about suspicious activity or movement close to their vehicle. It also records footage from outside the vehicle and informs the owner that their car is locked.Available for $199, Ring Car Connect is compatible with the Tesla Model 3, X, S, and Y, and needs to connect a small device into the car. Other car manufacturers can also add Ring Car Connect functionality in the future.Tesla vehicles already come with Sentry Mode with no additional charges. It records footage of what’s happening nearby or outside the vehicle when it’s parked. It also triggers an alarm bell if anyone gets a little closer to the vehicle when it’s locked.Usually, Tesla buyers can also view footage from their car’s eight cameras on the dashboard touchscreen. Ring Car connect offers them additional protection and they will be able to see the footage in the Ring app.Source: MashableAmazon also launched the Ring Car Alarm available for $59.99, which connects into an OBD port (located near the driver’s seat) and sends a text alert if the vehicle starts moving, or hits, or if someone breaks in. It is compatible with all modern-day cars.The Ring Car Cam available for $199.99 is a security camera plugged into your vehicle, consisting of many features similar to those in the Owl Cam dashcam. It functions like a Car Alarm but also features an HD camera to share live footage from inside your car if it’s sensor detects something unusual. It doesn’t require any monthly subscription.It also has an Emergency Crash Assist, which automatically dials up first responders if it detects a major crash. In case if officers ask you to pull over, it can record the entire interaction and you only have to say, “Alexa, I’m being pulled over.”The latest Ring car devices will be available in 2021.
Ron Paul, former congressman and a prominent figure in the libertarian movement, was hospitalized back on Friday as he suffers from a medical episode during a Livestream on his Youtube channel.Thankfully, he is now “doing fine”, as per the tweet on his Twitter account.A well-recognized libertarian, Paul, is the father of Republican Kentucky Sen and three-time presidential candidate. He started slurring his words while giving an interview on Youtube. He was talking about Federal stimulus money when the episode happened.He was then hospitalized in Texas for “precautionary reasons.”A tweet posted on the former congressman’s account along with his picture reads, “Message from Ron Paul: ‘I am doing fine. Thank you for your concern.”Source: Twitter85-year-old Pual was smiling and sitting up on the hospital bed.His son, Rand Pual also tweeted that thank god his father is fine now and thanked everyone for their prayers.Ron Paul ran for the presidency in 1988 as a Libertarian and in 2008 and 2012 as a Republican. He developed a countrywide network of dedicated supporters inspired by his beliefs of non-interventionist foreign policy and limited government, to pave the way for his son Rand Paul’s candidacy in 2016.
We’re still shocked by the sad demise of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The internet lovingly called her the “notorious R.G.B” and she was known for many things, including her unique exercise routine. Despite being an octogenarian, she maintained her routine with some help from her personal trainer Bryant Johnson, her personal trainer. The two started working together in 1999 when she was first diagnosed with cancer. Her radiation and exercise routine went hand in hand until last summer. She touched many lives and inspired generations with her brilliant mind and persona. During her memorial service, her trainer honored her by doing 3 push-ups in front of the casket at the Capitol. Of course, this gesture caught everyone’s eye and people were pleased. Source: Yahoo Now we do admit that push-ups are an odd way to honor someone, but who can deny that the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself was unconventional by all means – a trailblazer for a reason!
The source code for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP has apparently leaked online. In addition, the torrent files of both the operating systems have been published on different file sharing websites this week. This is a major blunder, but it is also being said that this code has been shared for years on private platforms online. The material leaks online and is definitely legitimate and the company has claimed that it’s investigating the matter. However, there’s no indication that this source code can pose a threat to organizations still using Windows XP machines. The Windows XP support was ended back in 2014 by Microsoft, but the company replied to the huge WannaCry malware attack by patching up again in 2017.This may be the first time for the source code of Windows XP to have leaked online publicly, but Microsoft has settled a special contract with Government Security Program, which permits the government and many organizations complete access to the source code as well as the technical content. The latest XP leak definitely is not the first time a Microsoft’s source code has come up online. A few years ago, source code related to approximately 1GB of Windows 10 was leaked online. In fact, Microsoft has even experienced a series of source code leaks related to Xbox in 2020. Back in May, the source code of Windows NT 3.5 and Original Xbox appeared online. This happened a couple of months after the Xbox Series X graphic source code was stolen as well as leaked online. We’re not entirely sure how much of the source code is leaked but one expert has found Microsoft‘s NetMeeting user certificate with signed keys. Parts of the leak refer to MS-DOS, Microsoft’s Windows CE operating systems, and other leaked Microsoft material. The strange thing that we found was the reference to Bill Gates conspiracy theories. It was definitely an attempt to conspire against him and spread misinformation.
We all know Robert Downey Jr. as the lovable dude with a great sense of humor. He is not exactly the “Mr. nice guy” type but he’s also not a “sicko” with mean-spiritedness. However, if you find out what happened between him and David Fincher on the set of Zodiac, you’ll be forced to reevaluate your thoughts about him. To be honest, it wasn’t his fault entirely.Well, David Fincher is known as a no-nonsense director. He has the ability to push his actors to give their career-best performances in his movies. However, while getting that performance out, he does have the ability to push the wrong buttons and rub people the wrong way. Source: Pinterest On the set of Zodiac, he made his actors and crew member stay on board for long hours – and sometimes even took 70 plus takes per scene! This was obviously hard on actors who have families to go back to and other commitments that need fulfilling. Now it’s not like only Downey was miffed, but he was the only one who decided to do something about it. And he performed his life’s most disgusting and smelliest prank on set. Basically, he urinated on mason jars and left those around the set – a passive-aggressive trick to remind Fincher how important breaks are during filming! You can assume that both aren’t exactly friendly with one another.
You can now stream Xbox One games directly to your iPhone, thanks to the big Xbox app update for iOS! Soon, a new Xbox app will arrive in the App Store that will include a remote play option, allowing you to perform the streaming directly.Now, this remote playing feature is different from Microsoft’s xCloud service which used to stream directly from the servers. But the new remote play features connect directly to your own Xbox console. Microsoft’s remote play feature is similar to the one developed by Sony –available for both android and iOS. You will have access to the Xbox console through WI-FI, LTE, and 5G connections. Through this app, you can also control your home Xbox and from outside your house. The Xbox will also start silently only with a front light. After disconnecting, it will go back to standby.The latest Xbox app recently arrived on android, and this updated iOS version consists of all the same features and designs. You can now download and share gaming videos and screenshots that are captured via Xbox Series X/S console or Xbox One. Furthermore, there’s also an option for you to manage the console and delete games. Obviously, the new Xbox app is faster than its previous version. There’s been intense pressure for it to have the same design and changes that are found all across Xbox. To prepare for the launch of its upcoming Xbox Series X/S consoles in November, the company has updated its dashboard and made changes to the core design. The update doesn’t change anything for the xCloud streaming. Apple has forwarded the olive branch so that services like xCloud and Stadia could have access but that would mean that Microsoft may be needed to submit hundreds of games as separate apps or individually. Microsoft didn’t appreciate this new set of rules by Apple.Currently, Microsoft is testing Xbox app with TestFlight members; this means that the app will be available to download in stores for everyone sooner than we expect!
Ring’s latest home security camera is a flying vigilante — quite literally!The latest Home Cam is an automatic drone that flies inside your house to keep an eye on every room when you’re outside!It means that you don't have to install CCTV cameras in each corner of your house.When it gets low on battery, it automatically lands on its charging dock to recharge and fly again… wow, why aren’t they making smartphones with the same technology?!Cost $249.99!The expected cost of this home drone is about $249.99 by the time its shipping starts next year.Jamie Siminoff, “chief inventor,” and Ring’s founder describes that the goal of the new Always Home Camera is to offer various viewpoints covering every inch of the home without having to install multiple cameras. The company has been working for two years tirelessly to develop this latest gadget. He also added that the product was quite difficult to build.The drone technology has advanced even further over the past years, which helped them to make this product and achieve the desired functionality. Though it’s a full autonomous Home cam, owners can still navigate it to where they want it to go. After getting hands on this device, the owner has to come up with a map of their house that the drone will follow, which enables you to guide it to special viewpoints in the kitchen or any bedroom. Source: The VergeYou can also navigate the drone to the area where the disturbance has been detected through the linked Ring Alarm system. The charging dock disables the camera’s view, therefore the camera only functions when it is flying around. Ring claims that the drone creates an audible noise when it’s recording the footage.Ring says that the camera can be useful in so many ways, from checking if the stove is left on or keeping an eye over your pet to checking if a door is locked when you leave the home. It also has an obstacle avoidance mechanism to prevent it from bumping into the walls or objects. Worth to say this is by far Ring’s most promising product yet, now let’s see if it actually works the same way as promised. Though, you have to wait till the next year to figure this out...
Mandy Moore has signed up for a new personal project: A baby! *Mom for real*On Thursday, the actress disclosed on Instagram that she and Taylor Goldsmith, her husband, are expecting their first child.The baby boy is due in early 2021… The husband seems to be absolutely delighted with the news, and posted a similar announcement on his own account.Source: InstagramThe fictional mother of three in hit “This is Us”, an NBC drama, Mandy Moore is now on her way to becoming a mother for real!Both Moore, husband and wife, started their career with music: Moore gained all her fame with her teenybopper single “Candy.” in 1999.Goldsmith and Moore started dating in 2015, got engaged in September 2017, and tied the knot in November 2018.It is quite possible that her onscreen mother character in ‘This is Us’ lured her toward parenthood. She said in an interview with a private news organization in 2017 that she is ready to start a family and it is something that has been on her mind for quite sometime. Moore is also one of the celebrities enraged by a Kentucky grand jury’s failure to convict those officers involved in Breonna Taylor’s death. Congratulations to the happy couple!
Microsoft's much-hyped expandable 1TB storage drive built for the Xbox Series X/S will cost $219.99.Call it the next-gen console storage!Gamers can preorder accessories for the latest consoles from different online retailers, including Best Buy. These expandable storages can be embedded in the slots of both the Xbox Series X/S to go with the internal SSD speed and offer 1TB of additional storage.The expandable storage solution is completely owned by Microsoft with Seagate being the official manufacturer. Microsoft is planning to get on board with more suppliers and increase the sizes availability in the near future… but many Xbox buyers will still be surprised by the $219.99 price.The Xbox Series X comes with SSD of 1TB storage and the Xbox Series S with only the storage of 512GB. With its expandable storage for $299, the overall price of the Xbox Series S climbs up to around $520 if you wish to have the additional storage to enjoy up to 1.5TB as a whole. This means that the Xbox Series X will be a jackpot in terms of storage for those seeking higher storage gameplay. Xbox Series S games are 30% smaller in comparison to the Series X that will definitely assist with storage options.Source: The VergeIf you’re not a storage junkie or looking for budget-friendly storage options, then a USB device can come handy in this regard. You can store your games on a USB drive when you don't want to play them. We can’t really judge the pricing of these expandable storage cards, as there aren’t any competitors that can match with this particular gaming accessory. Although Sony has allowed its users to slot into the PS5 their own drives, only when the chosen-drives must be compatible with the speed requirement of the internal SSD. Samsung introduced its 980 Pro previously this week, which seems like it may be a good option for the PS5 because of its fast reading and writing speeds. The 1TB storage of Samsung is priced at $299.9, but Sony didn't clarify which drives are compatible with the PS5.The advantage of the open approach of Sony is that the pricing on compatible PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs will definitely fall over the period because of the lower production rates and competition. Considering Sony certifies several high-end drives, there will be plenty of options. Microsoft has to up its game with compatible storage options and to lower down the prices over time. It’s interesting to see how the biggest rivals of the gaming industry, Microsoft and Sony will explore the expandable storage options soon in the coming month. But one thing is for sure: Microsoft’s pricing is not going to be cheaper for early buyers.
Every time we need verification of some news, we turn to Wikipedia. For over twenty years, this site has been a part of the web culture – giving access to some text-heavy, crowdsourced encyclopedia entries from individual computers and other electronic devices. Finally, after a decade, Wikipedia look on the desktop is getting a makeover. There are several proposed features in this MediaWiki Post to give you a glimpse of what the new cover of Wikipedia might look like. We’re big fans of the newly-arranged table of contents. Since Hayvine has to report stories regarding public figures, this feature makes it more convenient for us as now, we can easily skip past the sections we don’t want. The first change that we’ll get to witness is that of the collapsible sidebar – it will allow us to collapse the menu on the left side of each page and also minimize distractions. It will also help us limit the irrelevant information present on the left side of the screen – making it easy to focus. You can also use the one-click button to switch languages. image credit: TheWindowsClubIn addition to this entire redesign, Wikipedia is also planning to improve its in-site search tools so that users can easily navigate the site and find what they’re looking for even more quickly than before. The site will also reconfigure the logo, making it comparatively smaller.The plan to reinvent Wikipedia was announced by Wikimedia Foundation, Wikipedia’s parent company. The blog post said that these changes won’t happen overnight, but they will occur “incrementally over a period of a long time”. Thus, before the official changes roll out, users will get an opportunity to have their say in the matter. For now, the plan is to roll out all the changes by the end of next year!