10 digital tricks youll wish you knew before now

Nowadays, with so many tricks, niches, and shortcuts, those special operations look downright quaint. Many operations are well known, and most of them are tiny and frivolous. Don’t get me wrong. It’s a lot of fun to find a treasure trove of classic arcade games on your Android device. Some tricks remain obscure, and they can change your life. You might find yourself using one of these operations every day, but only if you realize it exists. To bring you up to speed, here are 10 of my favorite tech tricks – what they’re for, how to use them, and the ways they’ll change your experience. Meanwhile, here’s a list of nifty tricks specifically for iPad, and here are some …

Winklevoss twins on their bitcoin bet: ‘Money is the oldest social network’

Austin, Texas (CNN)For years, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss were known for the company they didn’t launch: Facebook. Now, the pair hope to be known for their bet on cryptocurrency, which they liken to a different kind of social network. “Yes, there’s been some ups and downs in between, but overall if you zoom out long enough, the trend is going in the right direction,” Tyler Winklevoss told CNN Business at SXSW in Austin. “The graph is still up and to the right.” Although they wouldn’t discuss their trading behavior or whether they’d sold a major portion of what they own, Tyler Winklevoss confirmed they still have holdings in various cryptos, including bitcoin, ether, bitcoin cash, tezos and filecoin. But he …

Living in vans, tiny homes and containers

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe creative solutions to a lack of house affordability For many young people, the pleasures of their own hearth and home are out of reach. About 40% of young adults cannot afford to buy one of the cheapest homes in their area in the UK, with the average deposit now standing at about £26,000. But they also face “unaffordable” rents across most of Britain, according to recent research. So, many are turning to radical, innovative and sometimes mind-boggling alternatives. The owners of three unorthodox homes explained why they’ve turned away from bricks and mortar. Life in a van The 2008 Volkswagen Transporter 4, nicknamed “Iggy”, has been their home since they left …

The Women Who Accused Trump Of Sexual Misconduct Want Alva Johnson To Be Heard

But the current president is Donald Trump, who has now been accused of sexual misconduct and harassment by more than twenty women, who was caught on tape boasting about groping, and who was elected to office anyway. So when Alva Johnson, a former Trump campaign staffer, revealed last month that Trump had forcibly kissed her prior to his election, her name was added to the long list, and the news cycle mostly moved on. there are so many accusations of wrongdoing by Trump at this point, it’s hard to keep track. But they support Johnson — and would still encourage other possible victims to come forward. alleged Trump forcibly kissed her without her consent more than ten years ago, when she was 22. …

‘Learning a second language changed my life’

He had not learnt the language at school, but was starting off a career in sports journalism and had the opportunity to go to Germany. Image copyright James Westgarth Image caption James, who works for an airline in Germany, with his two bilingual children The 44-year-old puts his successful career down to his language skills and the cultural awareness they bring. “Speaking a language helps to break the ice,” he said. “Even if it’s not perfect, it’s a good introduction and brings people on-side when you’re negotiating “My own two children, who attend an international school in Toulouse, are of course bilingual in French and English. “Now they have a lot of international friends and they’re discovering the world through …

Financial sharks circling Metro Bank

Earlier this year the financial regulator, the PRA, raised concerns with the bank about inconsistencies in the reports it was submitting. It soon emerged that the bank had miscalculated the capital it needed to support some of its commercial lending. The news sent the banks shares down nearly 40% in one day as the bank said it would need to raise more capital by selling new shares. Metro bank shares slump on cash call Which banks do customers love or hate? The American taking on British banks Miscalculating the amount of capital you have or need to support your lending is one of the most fundamental mistakes a bank can make. It gets to the very core of what a …

Pop music’s growing gender gap revealed

Rita Ora and Bebe Rexha’s manager Sarah Stennett said: “The gap that exists is not acceptable. I do not believe the consumer says, ‘I want to listen to more men than women’. It’s the choice they’re given.” But female pop stars are doing well, aren’t they? Yes and no. Dua Lipa, Kacey Musgraves, Cardi B and Lady Gaga took the limelight and many of the top prizes at the Grammy Awards last weekend. On Friday, Ariana Grande became the first female artist in UK singles chart history to replace herself at number one. And women like Dua, Anne-Marie and Jorja Smith dominate the nominations for the Brit Awards, which will be handed out on Wednesday. There are no fewer women …

Sandra Oh To Host ‘SNL’

“Asian woman with amazing hair” to grace us with her presence on “Saturday Night Live.” The actress wrote on Instagram that the experience will be “terrifyingly FUN.”  We’re only a few months into 2019, but Oh ― who’s known for several iconic roles including playing Cristina Yang on “Grey’s Anatomy” ― has already had quite the year. “Crazy Rich Asians” star Awkwafina hosted “SNL” in October, becoming the first Asian woman to do so since Lucy Liu had the gig in 2000. The rapper and actress recalled being 11 years old and standing in line to catch a glimpse of Liu making history. After news of Oh’s hosting gig broke, Awkwafina tweeted she would have “stood in the rain outside 30 Rock” …

Wales basks in record temperatures

Image caption Sea and sunshine brings out the crowds in Prestatyn, Denbighshire On Monday, meteorologists said winds from Spain and Africa pushed air over a part of Wales that has the greatest “land track”, causing it to get gradually warmer. You may also be interested in: Men rescue ‘dog’ from ice, find wolf A dodgy holiday drink made me go blind Teen in coma wakes up with baby daughter Image caption Flowers were in full bloom in Cardiff’s Roath Park The further the air travels over land the more moisture it loses and faster it heats up, the Met Office said. “It’s exceptional for it to be this warm at this time of year.” said Met Office meteorologist Alex Burkill. …

Seth Meyers Conducts New Trump Test On Beto, Draws F**king Weird Conclusion

Seth Meyers is keen to scrutinize weird comments made by The comedian explained on Thursday’s broadcast of “Late Night” that “we’re going to ask ourselves ‘would we make fun of Trump if he said that?’” announced his presidential run on Thursday. “Because every word was pulled out of me. Like, by some greater force, which was just the people there. Everything that I said, I was, like, watching myself, being like, How am I saying this stuff? Where is this coming from?”  Check out the clip above. Download Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Solving the mystery of Effie’s wedding

Four smaller photos with the words “Millport 1952” written on the back show groups of children called Moira, Grace, Helen, Rosemary, Janice and John. The photographs were found in the John Lewis store in Glasgow in October last year. Image copyright Police Scotland Image caption It appeared to be a fun summer in Millport for these children in 1952 If you have any information about the photographs you can email us at newsonlinescotland@bbc.co.uk

Real-life snow angels, a one-of-a-kind gym and a baby tapir!

(CNN)Here’s a money-saving tip: If you want to have fun and do some good in the world, lend someone a hand. Most of the time, it’s completely free.If you think about it, kindness is kind of its own renewable energy source, and this week was full of people putting their endless stores of kindness on turbo-max mode. We dare you to read on and not feel newly energized yourself. Our favorites this week

‘Walking Dead’ Star Clarifies His ‘Frustrations’ With The Show

It all started with The Hollywood Reporter, which ran a story titled, “It was a little bit of a gulp moment for me,” the actor said. The article was “very fair,” but the echo chamber that followed was not what he expected. “I’ve never talked shit about the show because I wouldn’t. I don’t have anything to say badly about the show.” Payne’s character, Jesus, is one of the most prolific fighters in the comics, but he didn’t see many of those original storybook moments come to life in the show. In fact, other than his shocking exit by death ― which was used to introduce the series’ new villains, The Whisperers, a group that wears the skins of zombies …

The argument for playing video games with our kids

(CNN)There is, inevitably, a gap between the parents we are and the parents we think we are. Not unlike algorithms, we rely on the past to inform our parenting decisions in the present. But this world keeps on turning, and the parenting present is never quite like the past. “We know abstinence sex education doesn’t work and creates unhealthy sexual relationships. So why are we taking a similar approach with screen time?” Shapiro said. Instead of shying away from the digital bogeyman, he wants parents to embrace it. “Why don’t we build rituals with new technologies that teach [our children] moral and ethical lessons?” Screen time can be quality time I went all-in. Every night for a week, during our …

This Theory Explains Why Tyrion Looks Distressed In The New Trailer

“Game of Thrones”  dead Starks rising from the grave, and you’re ready for trailer No. 2. But before you move on, there’s one question that begs further discussion: Uh, what’s the deal with Tyrion? George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels, is shown in the trailer just for a brief second, looking up and appearing somewhat distressed. The moment got us wondering what he was looking at, and, through all the theories and possibilities, we keep coming back to one thought: HBO What are you looking at, Tyrion? Season 6 trailer showed him holding a torch during the scene where he unchained Dany’s (Emilia Clarke) dragons. And the Season 7 trailer featured him watching the dragons from the edge of …