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Apple today sent out invitations for its annual fall media event, confirming a previously leaked September 10 date for the gathering in Cupertino, California. The “by innovation only” event will officially begin at 10 a.m. Pacific Time on Tuesday, and will be held at the Steve Jobs Theater at the company’s corporate campus, Apple Park.
Global technology giant, Huawei Technologies, at the weekend, unveiled a new operating system (OS), HarmonyOS ostensible to counter the pulling of its Android licence by Google. It said it is microkernel-based, distributed OS designed to deliver a cohesive user experience across all devices and scenarios.
Microsoft today announced OneDrive Personal Vault, a new security layer for protecting sensitive and important files. The feature is rolling out “soon” to the web, Android, iOS, and Windows 10 in Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.
Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. And Facebook also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for Messenger, WhatsApp, and a standalone app on iOS and Android.
Opera is building a free VPN directly into its Android browser, the company has announced. Using the feature will make it harder for websites or ISPs to track your internet usage, and Opera says that it will not log information that travels through the service.
The reports said while the new operating system (iOS13) for the Apple iPhones and iPads will bring with it a plethora of improvements and features, it will definitely spell doom for older hardware, especially in terms of hardware compatibility.
Tumblr says that child pornography was the reason for its app’s sudden disappearance from the iOS App Store. The app has been missing from the store since November 16th, but until now the reason for its absence was unclear — initially Tumblr simply said it was “working to resolve the issue with the iOS app.”
Google will update the camera app on its Pixel smartphones to work with external microphones when shooting video, an employee from the app’s engineering team has confirmed. Android Police reported on the upcoming feature on Friday.
The tool is only available on the web for now, but it should be accessible to iOS and Android users in the future, too. It is similar to one Facebook has included for its primary website and mobile app for quite some time.
Mr Nosa Igiebor, a Mobile Engineer with Microsoft Nigeria, has advised Smartphone users to familiarise themselves with security features in their phones to safeguard them against hackers or theft.
The app responsible for popularizing swipeable virtual keyboards has been discontinued. Nuance ended development this month of Swype for both iOS and Android, six years after it bought the company behind the influential keyboard app for around $100 million.
Apple has confirmed an Intel glitch has affected all iPhones, iPads and Mac computers.
That’s according to a report from Football Insider, who claim that a City source told them that the 39-year-old and Wigan boss Paul Cook have both put their names in for the job after Wigan entered administration last week.
The umbrella organisation for all Igbo, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday said that Ndigbo will not leave Nigeria for anybody as they are part owners of Nigeria whose forebears got independence for Nigeria.
The Federal government yesterday warned top government officials and Very Important Persons, VIPs, not to approach airport terminals with their aides or personal assistants, saying such privileges will no longer be entertained once the operation of domestic flights commences tomorrow.
The National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP) in Ondo State has directed its members to withdraw their services from the state’s Infectious Disease Centre with immediate effect.
The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, says that Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, are ready for recommencement of domestic flights.
The Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has warned residents of Bauchi state to adhere strictly to protocols of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for Coronavirus, saying that the pandemic is not yet over.
Real Madrid have announced the sale of Achraf Hakimi to Inter, with reports suggesting the Milanese club spent around €40 million to secure the services of the youngster until 2025.
The trial of two former French spies suspected of sharing secrets with China opened in a Paris criminal court Monday, behind closed doors for reasons of national security.
The All Progressives Congress has dismissed allegations levelled against its campaign council by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party as baseless and diversionary.
Brazil’s education minister resigned Tuesday only five days after he was appointed, amid accusations that he lied over his academic record.