The positivity problem: why online star ratings are too good to be true | Life and style

Researchers have found that reviews on websites like Yelp and Amazon are overwhelmingly positive – something they believe renders star ratings unreliable. A new study published in Nature has shown that upwards of 80% of online reviews rate items with four or five stars. That creates what they’ve termed the Continue Reading

Good old malware for the new Apple Silicon platform- Tempemail

Introduction A short while ago, Apple released Mac computers with the new chip called Apple M1. The unexpected release was a milestone in the Apple hardware industry. However, as technology evolves, we also observe a growing interest in the newly released platform from malware adversaries. This inevitably leads us to Continue Reading

Fitbit Sense review: a good smartwatch that fails on sustainability | Smartwatches

Fitbit is attempting to challenge the dominance of the Apple Watch with the Sense: a smartwatch packed with advanced health sensors for stress, heart rate and ECG wrapped up in a neat and tidy package. But be careful, because if you damage the watch, it appears you can’t even pay Continue Reading

Dr Feel Good? The NHS DJ helping lift Covid gloom for millions | Society- Tempemail

It has been another gruelling week of night shifts caring for Covid-19 patients in intensive care in Birmingham, but Dr Kishan Bodalia is already gearing himself up for his next DJ set. While nightclubs and musical festivals may be off the cards, Bodalia has found fame performing DJ sets in Continue Reading

Apple Fitness+ review: ‘Short of getting a trainer, it’s good at getting me to push myself’ | Life and style

I abandoned my paltry selection of panic-bought fitness equipment and the hastily cobbled-together workout videos from my local gym fairly quickly over the course of Melbourne’s 2020 lockdowns. But there was one thing that kept me moving: closing my rings. With the launch of Apple Fitness+, a streaming workout video Continue Reading

Price of bitcoin jumps after Elon Musk says it is ‘a good thing’ | Technology

The price of bitcoin rose on Monday after Elon Musk, the billionaire Tesla chief executive, said he was a “supporter” of the cryptocurrency. “Bitcoin is a good thing,” Musk said in comments broadcast on social audio app Clubhouse on Monday. Musk said he was “late to the party” in backing Continue Reading

Google’s search engine not as good as its competitors for news, research finds | Google

Australians trying to stay up to date with the news by searching online may be better off ditching Google and using its competitors, research by Monash University has shown. On Australia Day “Grace Tame” was the most popular search term used on Google – reflecting the fact that she had Continue Reading

Biden inauguration concert: John Legend enthrals with ‘healing’ performance of ‘Feeling Good’- Tempemail

The 11-time Grammy winner delivered a powerful performance on a grand piano in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, singing a song made popular by Nina Simone in 1965. The performance was part of “Celebrating America”, a 90-minute-show which aired across the country, marking the inauguration of the Continue Reading

Pressure mounts on social platforms to ban Trump for good Facebook Social Media Twitter Trump company- Tempemail

In the wake of Wednesday’s deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, calls are mounting for Twitter Facebook and other social platforms to suspend President Donald Trump s access to social media — permanently. Facebook and Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, on Thursday suspended Trump’s account for at least two Continue Reading