Technology & Science

Facebook updates “community standards”

Facebook updates “community standards”

      Facebook has clarified its policy on many of its ‘community standards’. The social network updated their guidelines that cover nudity, hate speech, bullying and harassment, violence and graphic content.   Nudity?  That constitutes genitals, fully exposed buttocks and female breasts if they include the nipple — except if the women are breastfeeding […]

Robert Downey Jr. Delivers a Real Bionic Arm

Robert Downey Jr. Delivers a Real Bionic Arm

‘Iron Man’ helps a Bionic fan. In conjunction with Limbitless Solutions, a nonprofit that makes prosthetic limbs, Robert Downey Jr., aka Iron Man, delivered a 3D-printed bionic arm to a young boy named Alex.   Downey and Albert Manero, a #CollectiveProject student who founded Limbitless, provided the arm at no cost to the family. The […]

You Need To “Watch Out”

You Need To “Watch Out”

Apple made a strong case for how you can use its upcoming Apple Watch, and the device stacks up well against the competition. If you’ve waited for the Apple Watch to decide on a smartwatch, here are some things to consider in weighing whether you really need one. You’ll need an iPhone 5 or newer, […]

To Satisfy, Size Does Matter. In A Phone It’s 5 inches.

To Satisfy, Size Does Matter. In A Phone It’s 5 inches.

Is bigger better? When cell phones first hit the market the resembled large gray walkie talkies. As time and technology progressed the phones got smaller. Like Goldilocks and her three bear friends from Palm Springs, the phone sizes are just about right. Drew Bamford, corporate vice president of HTC Creative Labs, which studies how consumers […]

US Facebook Post Lands Man In Jail In UAE

US Facebook Post Lands Man In Jail In UAE

An expat American has been arrested in the United Arab Emirates for comments he posted on Facebook while in the US. Helicopter mechanic Ryan Pate wrote the Facebook post while in Florida after arguing with employer Global Aerospace Logistics (Gal) over sick leave. On returning to Abu Dhabi from Florida, he was arrested for breaking […]