Reading Rainbow, the much-loved, long-running children’s show that relaunched as an app in 2012, and set a Kickstarter record last year while raising funds to expand into a subscription website, is launching a new web platform today. advertisement advertisement The new site, called Skybrary by Reading Rainbow, will feature at launch more than 500 interactive books and 150 video “field trips,” as well as access to vintage Reading Rainbow content. New books and field trips will be added each week. The website, intended for children ages 2 to 9, offers a 14-day free trial with unlimited access to the site’s content. Subscriptions are $49.99 a year, or $9.99 a month. RRKidz, the company that was cofounded by original Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton and acquired exclusive rights to the brand, plans to introduce a Skybrary classroom version that will be offered free to up to 7,500 classrooms; that program will include lesson plans and tools for teachers. … [Read more...] about A First Look At The All-New Reading Rainbow Site, Launching Today
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Apple may launch an iPhone 2021 with a significant design change. The Cupertino-based tech giant would reportedly launch a ‘high-end iPhone’ without any ports. The reported design falls in line with Apple’s former Chief Design Officer Jony Ive, who envisioned the iPhone as a ‘single slab of glass’.A new report by MacRumors, citing analyst Ming-Chi Kuo’s investor note, claims that Apple would launch a high-end iPhone without the lightning port. Instead of opting for USB Type-C, Apple would reportedly go for a completely wireless experience.“Apple will create more differentiation between the highest-end and high- end models. It will benefit the shipment of the highest-end model and iPhone ASP. Among new 2H21 iPhone models, we expect that the highest-end model would cancel the [Lightning] port and provide the completely wireless experience,” reads an excerpt from Kuo’s report.Close It would be interesting to see Apple shift to a … [Read more...] about Apple’s priciest iPhone to launch without any ports in 2021, claims analyst Kuo
Realme has seen considerable growth in the Indian smartphone market in 2019, emerging as one of the top five smartphone brands in the country.The company introduced its first-ever flagship handset in the form of the Realme X2 Pro. However, the one area that has eluded Realme is 5G.But that’s set to change in 2020, with the company already confirming that Realme X50 5G will arrive in the first quarter of the new year. Although no details of the device have been revealed, Realme recently posted an image on its Weibo handle, detailing the front of the phone as well as the chipset that will power it.Close The image confirms the Realme X50 5G will be powered by the Snapdragon 765G SoC. The chipset was recently announced by Qualcomm and is the only one (Apart from the standard 765 SoC) in the company’s arsenal to pack an integrated 5G modem. The Snapdragon 765G is equipped with the Snapdragon X52 modem, which can deliver speeds of up to 3.7Gbps on 5G and 1.2Gbps on 4G. … [Read more...] about Realme X50 5G will be powered by Snapdragon 765G and feature two front cameras
Chinese-owned British carmaker MG Motors made its debut in India today with the launch of their SUV, the Hector. While it clinched the title of being India's first connected SUV, it will face fierce competition in the segment. Among its rivals are the Jeep Compass and Hyundai Creta.The Jeep Compass is a premium SUV in India, with posh features and a sturdy engine. It recently received an update in the form of an all-new Sport Plus variant, along with being spotted in a rugged avatar, dubbed the Trailhawk.Close related news Anand Mahindra says entering commuter 2-wheeler space was a mistake All you should know about BMW'S electric motorcycle 2020 Hyundai Creta spied: What has changed? Hyundai Creta, on the other hand, was accepted as one of India's most popular SUVs, when it clocked a maximum waiting period of 12 weeks which is the highest in its segment. While it is already at-par with most of the other cars in its segment, the Korean automaker is already working on the … [Read more...] about MG Hector vs Jeep Compass vs Hyundai Creta: How do they compare?
Aerodynamics forms an integral part of the structure of a supercar. Seeing how the car can potentially fly off the ground if things aren't done right, decades of research has been done in this field to reduce drag without compromising on traction.Now all this research has made cars faster and more stable, but British design firm -- Gordon Murray Automotive -- has brought us the future of aerodynamics. The new Gordon Murray T.50 will be the company's first production car and its main feature will be a 400 mm fan sitting on the rear bumper.The fan sits right between the aerofoils and the high mounted exhausts and looks more akin to a sci-fi jet thruster than what its real purpose is. As mentioned before, the fan's direct function will be to speed up the air passing from under the car and channel it through active elements in the car's rear diffuser. The air inlets at the bottom are also vertical so no debris is pushed into the fan's blades.Close The fan itself, which was first … [Read more...] about Gordon Murray’s T.50 supercar gets futuristic aerodynamics with a rear-mounted fan