Turkish high court to review Wikipedia appeal against ban

[ad_1] Wikipedia logo. Turkey’s highest court on Wednesday began considering an appeal by Wikipedia aiming to reverse the Turkish government’s more than two-year ban on the online encyclopedia. Turkey blocked Wikipedia in April 2017, accusing it of being part of a “smear campaign” against Turkey, after the website refused to remove content that allegedly portrayed […]

Realme 5 Pro review: More of the same

[ad_1] Realme phones of the past have been plagued with bloat and heavy software skins, which have left many, including myself, with a sour taste after using a Realme device. Is the Realme 5 Pro an exception to this pattern, or does it continue the trend of good hardware with poor software? Well, in Android […]

Google acknowledges DOJ scrutiny as part of competition review

[ad_1] This doesn’t mean the DOJ expects to find wrongdoing. The review is largely intended to reexamine tech companies’ dominance in light of evolving market conditions. It comes just days after a reported plan for a multi-state antitrust investigation, though, and it may not be so fortunate on that front. There’s simultaneously little doubt that […]

Lenovo Thinkbook 13s review: ThinkPad influences at a great price

[ad_1] Valentina Palladino Lenovo’s ThinkPad family has a lot of fans, but not everyone can spend ThinkPad money on a laptop. Designed for small business customers (and regular consumers who want a more privacy-focused machine), Lenovo’s new Thinkbooks seem like an experiment to boil the essence of a ThinkPad down into its most important parts […]

Surfbort and 'Kermode and Mayo's Film Review'

[ad_1] Surfbort – Friendship Music Christine FisherContributing Writer Surfbort is the music the world needs right now: screaming about anxiety attacks, plastic in the ocean and Trump’s tweets. There’s a chance you’ve heard of the four-person, Brooklyn-based group. They’ve been around since 2015, played SXSW a few times and have been called “one of New […]

Review: Carnival Row brings a richly textured fantasy world to vibrant life

[ad_1] Enlarge / Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne star as a human detective and a refugee faerie, respectively, in Carnival Row. Amazon Studios Humans and mythical creatures struggle to live together peaceably in the wake of a devastating war as a brutal serial killer runs amok in Carnival Row, a new “Victorian neo-noir” fantasy series on […]

Zhiyun Smooth-Q2 review: Ultra-portable smartphone gimbal

[ad_1] Not satisfied with killing off the pocket camera, smartphones are now supplanting some DSLRs as the preferred device for capturing photo and video. For many, the trade-off in size and weight just isn’t justified, especially with recent advances in computational photography. While smartphones typically take great photos these days, there’s still room for improvement […]

Apple apologizes, changes how humans review Siri audio

[ad_1] In this June 4, 2018, file photo Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering, speaks about Siri during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. Apple is apologizing and changing the way humans review audio recordings made through the company’s Siri digital assistant. The […]

Review: Pitch-perfect Ready or Not is a sharp and witty blood-soaked delight

[ad_1] Enlarge / Samara Weaving delivers a standout performance in the new horror comedy Ready or Not. Fox Searchlight An unsuspecting bride finds herself fighting for her life on her wedding night in Ready or Not, a wickedly funny, blood-soaked thriller that made its world premiere last month at the Fantasia International Film Festival in […]

English Heritage tests video review tech for jousting

[ad_1] Medieval is meeting modern as English Heritage tests video review technology for jousting. English Heritage, a charity which manages monuments and castles, says accuracy is vital in jousting, a sport in which participants on horseback charging at speeds of up to 30 miles per hour (48 kph) win points by using 12-foot (3.7-meter) lances […]