The A11 Bionic Powers The iPhone 8, Plus, And X

With a new iPhone, comes a new A series chip. It’s now time for the A11 Binoic that delivers a new 6 core configuration for the iPhone 8, Plus, and X. Last year’s A10 chip delivered a quad core set up with two high power cores and two low power cores. The A11 Bionic chip features two high performance cores at 25% faster than the A10, and four high efficiency cores at 70% faster than the A10. The system on a chip is 64-bit and includes 4.3 billion transistors with a 2nd gen performance controller for 70% faster multithread workloads. There’s a new GPU as well that is 30% faster than the A10, yet at 1/2 the power. The A11 Bionic also helps the camera system. The chip includes a … Read More

Apple’s iPhone X Event: Final Questions and Predictions

Lots of leaks have dropped in recent days ahead of tomorrow’s iPhone X event. Nonetheless, some key questions remain, including the following: The Big QuestionsApple’s expected to unveil the 5.8-inch iPhone X on Tuesday alongside the 4.7-inch iPhone 8 and 5.5-inch iPhone 8 Plus. Most expect all three phones to go on sale beginning at 12:01 a.m. PDT on Friday, Sept. 15. However, only the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will arrive in stores on Friday, Sept. 22, with the iPhone X experiencing a slight delay. How long will the iPhone X delay last? Sept. 29? Into October? Not until November? Prediction: Apple will make sure some iPhone X sales are counted in its four quarter of 2017. Therefore, watch some go out the door before the end of the month. (Order … Read More

Incredibly Powerful US B-1 Lancer Shows What It’s Capable of in New Video

Rockwell’s B-1 Lancer, also known as “Bone” (B-One), is basically a supersonic variable-sweep wing, heavy bomber used by the United States Air Force (USAF), and one of three strategic bombers in the USAF fleet as of 2017. The B-1B began deliveries in 1986 and formally entered service with Strategic Air Command (SAC) as a nuclear bomber in 1986. By 1988, all 100 aircraft had been delivered. The aircraft has a maximum speed of Mach 1.25 at higher altitudes. The B-1B is expected to continue to serve into the 2030s, with the Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider to begin replacing the B-1B after 2025. The B-1s currently in inventory will reach the end of their service lives by 2045. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery… Read More

OP x BR BTS

While we anxiously wait for September 9th to get here so we can get our hands on Olivia’s latest collaboration, we’ll be dropping some bts videos and images to give you an inside look into how it all came together. In the video above, take a look behind the scenes into just some of the making of the Olivia Palermo x Banana Republic capsule collection. Read More

Made in London: Rachael South

This is the latest in our Made in London series of films about London-based makers by filmmaker William Scothern. This month’s video is about third generation chair caner and seat weaver Rachael South. Watch: Rachael gained a first class honors degree in textiles at London Guildhall University and had a successful career as a freelance textile product designer and bespoke passemanterie designer before returning to the family business. “My sisters and I were always in our Dad’s workshop, so I can’t remember a moment when I thought I wanted to do the chair caning, it was just something that was around all the time,” she says. “It wasn’t until later that I thought, this is just a lovely craft… Read More

Spotify’s head of video and podcasts departs amid strategy shift

Tom Calderone, Spotify’s head of video and podcasts, is departing the company amid a shift in content strategy.  The news was first identified by Bloomberg.  The digital streaming business, known for its music playlists, had expanded into other categories like original video, but the company has confirmed that it’s changing its approach. Said a spokesperson, going forward… Read More Read More

Lingerie Selection August 2017 Recap

The Lingerie Journal The Lingerie Journal – Lingerie Trends, News & Expert Advice Above: Nevaeh Intimates. A trunk show at Long Island’s La Femme Dangereuse; a Pop Up Shopping Event at the Rack Shack in Brooklyn and two trade shows in the heart of Manhattan… The Lingerie Selection (TLS) is making 2017 a year-long celebration of lace. Above: the Giving Bride. This is by design. The show’s founders, Maggie Gillette, Alessandra Baker and Melissa Franchi are crafting the TLS as an experience buyers (and consumers) can enjoy throughout the year – a welcome change to the lingerie world! Their two-day trade show ties together the other events (trunk shows, pop ups, and upcoming seminars). And the latest edition of the TLS wrapped up earlier this month with … Read More

HTC drops price of Vive by $200 as it looks to compete with Facebook’s aggressive VR pricing

Just as reality appears to be getting worse by the day, VR companies are doing the lord’s work and making the price of escaping it a bit more accessible. HTC is dropping the price of its Vive virtual reality system from $799 to $599 as the Taiwanese tech giant seeks to compete with aggressive price cuts coming from Facebook-owned Oculus and their Rift headset. At the beginning of the… Read More Read More