Tag Archives: Work

Glenbard East soccer standout honored for volunteer work, gets new car

Glenbard East senior Faith Davies’ days of sharing an old car with her twin brother, Noah, are over. In fact, when she pulls up to school Wednesday for the first day of classes, she’ll do so in the newest and most famous car on the lot. The soccer standout was honored Friday for her community volunteer work and athletic achievements ... Read More »

‘Toxic’ car finance could work out as the best way to pay for a new car

More and more drivers want to be driving the newest cars available CREDIT: PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP As Britain’s appetite for driving the newest and flashiest cars shows no signs of abating, the Bank of England has issued apocalyptic warnings about the state of the motor finance industry. Banks are “failing to learn the lessons of the past”, said governor Mark Carney last month ... Read More »

Apple Teams With Deloitte to Push Deeper Into Work

Apple on Wednesday announced an alliance with professional services group Deloitte to get more businesses using iPhones and iPads as workplace tools. Deloitte is creating an Apple practice with more than 5,000 strategic advisors devoted to helping businesses adopt new work styles using the California technology giant’s mobile devices and software, the companies said in a joint release. “iPhone and ... Read More »

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Home Button Said to Work Only With Select Gloves

It seems like winters are coming early for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus users, as user report claim that the Home Button on the smartphones doesn’t work without direct touch of a finger. Apple introduced a non-clickable new home button with iPhone 7, which uses Force Touch technology just like its latest laptops. Now, some users are claiming that the ... Read More »

Apple’s New AirPods Said to Work With Non-Apple Bluetooth-Enabled Devices

  At the iPhone 7 launch event, Apple said the new AirPods had been specially designed for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and come with a brand new W1 wireless chip, leading many to believe that the wireless earphones only work with the new iPhone models. Apple also used the term “Bluetooth-like” technology, once again confusing matters about ... Read More »

OnePlus 3’s Dash Charge Feature Can Now Work With Custom ROMs

In June, Dash Charge functionality was introduced for the first time in a OnePlus smartphone with the launch of OnePlus 3. When the smartphone’s 3000mAh battery is charged via the Dash Charge adapter, is it said to charge up to 60 percent in 30 minutes. The phone’s fast-charging feature in particular was praised by a lot of phone critics. However, ... Read More »

Warren Spector Joins OtherSide to Work on System Shock 3

Warren Spector, a veteran in the video gaming industry, is joining Boston, US-based developer OtherSide Entertainment in the capacity of studio director, the company announced on Wednesday, and will be working on System Shock 3. Spector has been known for his work on some ground-breaking and award-winning games such as System Shock and Deus Ex. Recently, he’s been directing a ... Read More »

This No-Meds Approach To Fighting Depression May Work

It’s well known that physical activity is a mood elevator. But writing in “The Athlete’s Way” blog on Psychology Today’s website, endurance athlete Christopher Bergland discusses a study indicating that combining movement with the attention-focusing benefits of meditation can be an extra-effective tool in fighting depression. The small study, conducted at Rutgers University in New Jersey, was based on a ... Read More »

Rachel McAdams Makes Paillettes and Crystals Work for a Luncheon

All smiles. Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images The annual Oscar nominee luncheon tends to draw a pretty simply-dressed crowd; but this time, “Spotlight” actress Rachel McAdams stood out in a transparent paillette-adorned Prada minidress, embellished with big, pink crystal stones and a cute, little red bow tie. Now, pretend you haven’t seen this dress, and take a moment to think about how ... Read More »