I can’t remember if we’re still mad at Consumer Reports for Antennagate but they seem to be doing a thorough job at testing the Apple Watch. Notable from their Day 1 tests is that the Apple Watch Sport screen does scratch but only after going pretty far down the Moh’s hardness scale. The Sapphire Apple […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's trade agenda narrowly passed an initial Senate test late Wednesday, but many fellow Democrats hope to trip him in the House. The Senate Finance Committee endorsed Obama's request for "fast track"...Show More Summary
When you’re an embattled statewide elected official trying to roll out testing for a hugely controversial education initiative that was the subject of a bruising political fight at the state legislature what’s the last thing you want to happen? Computer glitches. That’s the last thing you want to happen. Apparently things are so bad federal...
Not everyone has a love affair with Siri like Raj (The Big Bang Theory, The Beta Test Initiation), but some people in real life rely on Siri. But did you know that Siri can sing as well? While she doesn’t have original songs – yet – she does cover songs. Covers by Siri is a […] The post Hear Siri Sing at “Covers by Siri” appeared first on Apple Gazette.
The Marine Corps Times reports that the test for integrating females Marines into the Infantry Officers’ Course has ended as abruptly as it began, with the last two candidates failing to complete the initial Combat Endurance Test. The Marine Corps had hoped to test at least 100 females for their test period, but that’s not […]
After initially announcing all the fighters at UFC Fight Night 62 had their drug tests come back clean, the Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA (CABMMA) had to reverse course today. Filed under: News, UFC
World renowned blues Musician B.B. King was taken to the hospital on Saturday after he began to feel odd. Upon arrival at the Las Vegas hospital, medical staff performed routine tests to identify his ailment. After an initial examination, it was determined that B.B. Show More Summary
After weeks of intensive testing, and the release of some teaser shots, Austrian firm KTM has signed off on development of a new GT4-spec race car based on its X-Bow track machine. The new race car is called the “X-Bow GT4”, and it’s been developed together with Reiter Engineering, a German motorsport and engineering firm famous...
Always on the hunt for interesting head-to-head comparisons, Motor Trend recently pitted the McLaren P1 against the Porsche 918 Spyder on the track, with racing driver Randy Pobst testing each model on the Laguna Seca circuit. Initially,...Show More Summary
Class took a slightly strange turn last night. Instead of test prep, we worked a strange augmented block. Not that the block was strange, but that it was initiated from a side chamber. I guess a lot of any art probably looks odd from the outside perspective. Show More Summary
A new safety initiative being tested in the U.K.
Two experimental Ebola vaccines “appear to be safe” partway through a clinical trial being conducted in Liberia, the National Institutes of Health said Thursday.
Mark Zuckerberg's plans to use unmanned drones to provide internet connections appears one step closer to reality. The Facebook CEO today revealed that his Internet.org initiative has put the aircraft to the test for the first time, describing the operation as a success... Show More Summary
Service for the first Nintendo 3DS free-to-play game is ending in Japan on June 30. Dubbed Initial D Perfect Shift Online, beta testing began back in 2013, with service beginning in April 2014. Read more...
Ravi Somaiya, Mike Isaac, and Vindu Goel, reporting for the NYT: Facebook intends to begin testing the new format in the next several months, according to two people with knowledge of the discussions. The initial partners are expected...Show More Summary
When we tested the initial Autopilot features in the Model S, we were very impressed. The thing practically drives itself. Now the company is planning even more driverless functionality, revealing it almost drove the thing from Seattle to San Francisco without touching the controls. More »
Good news: You can get your triple no-foam latte delivered—if you work in the Empire State Building. Starting later this year, Starbucks will test delivery service in Seattle and New York, with the iconic skyscraper as the initial site. You can order through the Starbucks website, eventually transitioning to its mobile app. READ MORE »
A letter sent to the White House has initially tested positive for cyanide, the Secret Service said.
Microsoft dropped an interesting piece of information today when it revealed that it is testing Windows 10 with users of Xiaomi’s Mi 3 Android smartphone. The initiative, which Xiaomi stressed is not a partnership but merely assistance with the trial, is an interesting one because it shows Microsoft has concrete Android plans. Read More
An envelope that has tested positive for cyanide was intercepted Monday at the White House Mail Screening Facility, according to U.S. Secret Service officials. The "initial biological testing was negative" on Monday, according to a statement...Show More Summary