A BRITISH Airways flight was plunged into a mid-air emergency after a passenger’s mobile phone burst into flames - sparking a “tornado” of smoke. Flight attendants rushed to extinguish the blaze during an overnight flight from Miami to Heathrow. A shocking picture shows the red iPhone completely destroyed by the blaze and the back cover completely singed off - leaving the inside of the device exposed. The passenger had been asleep on her flat-bed seat on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet, which was just 40 minutes from landing. She was woken by a flight crew announcement and moved her seat upright from its flat-bed position - without realising her iPhone had slipped down the side while being charged. 'TORNADO OF SMOKE' The passenger went to the bathroom and noticed a “strong odour” on her return when she began to stow away her bedding at the request of a flight attendant. She then alerted a senior cabin crew member as the smell which she likened to “sulphur” began … [Read more...] about British Airways mid-air emergency as passenger’s mobile phone bursts into flame sparking ‘tornado’ of smoke
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Apex on your phone But don't worry. More regions will be added over time. Zackery Cuevas 19 Apr 2021 0 Source: Electronic Arts What you need to know Apex Legends is coming to Android devices as Apex Legends Mobile. A regional beta starts later this month in India and the Philippines, with more regions being added over the year. Apex Legends Mobile is a brand new game, built from the ground up for mobile devices. It will not feature cross-progression or cross-play. The uber-popular free-to-play shooter Apex Legends will be coming to mobile soon as Apex Legends Mobile, with a regional beta launching later this month. EA announced that the regional beta will only be available for India and the Philippines at the start, but the plan is to include more countries over the course of the year. The first of these tests will only be available on Android devices, but will eventually expand to include iOS support as well. The publisher also … [Read more...] about Apex Legends Mobile going into beta, just not in the U.S.
While the 5.4-inch iPhone 12 mini and 6.1-inch iPhone 12 are advertised as starting at $699 and $799 respectively in the United States, this pricing only applies to Verizon and AT&T models, which qualify for an "instant discount" of $30 at launch. Pricing for T-Mobile, Sprint, and SIM-free versions of the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 starts at $729 and $829 respectively. There is no price discrepancy with iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max models, which start at $999 and $1,099 respectively regardless of the model selected. iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro pre-orders begin Friday, October 16 at 5 a.m. Pacific Time, with shipments starting Friday, October 23. The smaller 5.4-inch iPhone 12 mini and larger 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max are launching later, with pre-orders beginning Friday, November 6 at 5 a.m. Pacific Time and shipments starting Friday, November 13. Update: A spokesperson for T-Mobile has informed MacRumors that the carrier will also have iPhone 12 offers that … [Read more...] about iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini Cost $30 Extra for T-Mobile, Sprint, or SIM-Free Models [Updated]
When US man Joseph Cicchetti rolls up to strangers' driveways in his black hatchback, he is instantly recognisable. There are not many Fiat 500s covered in handcrafted red spikes intricately designed to resemble the novel-coronavirus protein. Cicchetti had a good reason to turn his car into a mobile virus: The 58-year-old will take anyone in his suburban New Jersey neighbourhood to a coronavirus vaccine appointment aboard "Joe's Covee Car." In the past two weeks, Cicchetti and his partner, Shirley Limburg, 59, have given at least a dozen rides to residents unable to get to appointments on their own. READ MORE: Covid-19 cost more than all the world’s combined natural disasters this century Covid-19: NZ's donation of vaccines to Pacific vital, as just a few cases could decimate small nations Covid-19: Black Cap 'terrified' of needles more afraid of contracting coronavirus 47 passengers on one flight to Hong Kong test positive for Covid The service, which … [Read more...] about Covid-19: Couple offer free rides to US vaccination centres
Nick Davies , independent journalist and a researcher with Code Pink, and the author of “Blood On Our Hands: The American Invasion and Destruction,” joins us to talk about Samantha Power’s exchanges and statements in her confirmation hearings for her nomination to head USAID, her legacy of intervention, particularly in Libya, where the “Responsibility to Protect” doctrine was invoked, and how these can be manipulated to justify military interventions that may exacerbate crises. We also talk about the significance and impact of soft power agencies like USAID, which are often used to advance geopolitical aims instead of providing humanitarian aid or economic development. Dr. Wilmer Leon , political scientist, host of The Critical Hour on Radio Sputnik and author of “Politics: Another Perspective: Commentary and Analysis on Race, War, Ethics and the American Political Landscape in the Age of Obama,” tells us about media narratives that relate medical skepticism in the African … [Read more...] about Power’s Interventionist Legacy; Medical Racism; Biden’s 1st Presser