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Lindsay Marshall discusses the features of the new iphone

Is the iOS 10 iPhone update a stroke of genius or a frustrating failure? The following is an extract from ChronicleLive in which Lindsay Marshall discusses the features of the new iphone.

The newest iPhone iOS 10 software update has introduced some major design tweaks in Apple phones. With all updates, there are bound to be glitches - and some users have complained that the new software has drained their phone’s battery. Other complaints have centred around slow performance and crashes, as well as a change in design - particularly when it comes to the lock screen. Apple insists the latest iOS software is the one to have if you haven’t already downloaded it to your phone. But what do the tech experts think? We got one to run the rule over the latest features.

published on: 23rd September 2016

Cyber Security online course begins 5 September

The Secure and Resilient Systems research group in the School of Computing are putting the finishing touches on a new MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Cyber Security. The three-week course Cyber Security: Safety at Home, Online, in Life will be running on the FutureLearn platform from 5th September 2016.

published on: 18th September 2016

BBC Arabic interview Graham Morgan about ASTEROID project

The Asteroid project, led by Jenny Reed (Institute of Neuroscience) in collaboration with Graham Morgan and Craig Sharp (School of Computing Science), is a highlight of a BBC Arabic special report. The report highlights how everyday technology can present stereo vision tests to children using video games.

The interview can be viewed on YouTube here:

published on: 9th September 2016

Asynchronous circuits event held

In a three-day event, the Asynchronous Systems Laboratory has celebrated the 60th Birthday of its co-founder, Prof. Alex Yakovlev. The event comprised two international workshops:

as well as Workcraft Tutorial organised on 19th July 2016.

published on: 31st August 2016

Paolo Missier fundraising to support earthquake victims

Italians in the North East of England have been affected emotionally by the earthquakes in Italy last week and are now raising money to help victims of the disaster. Almost 300 people were killed in the disaster and another 2000 left homeless. Paolo Missier from the School of Computing Science and originally from a region near Venice is fundraising online for the Italian Red Cross to support people in the areas affected by the recent earthquake.

Paolo is interviewed by the BBC: listen from 32:37.

published on: 31st August 2016

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