Dionysus has certainly come down in the cosmos. As depicted in Madeleine George #39;s new comedy, the ancient god of "agriculture, wine and song " has spent the last few years living in Burlington, Vt., operating a landscaping business "with a focus on sustainability and small scale permaculture. " The deity is naturally not at all happy with the way we #39;re currently ruining the planet, so, assuming the form of Diane, a butch lesbian landscaper, he attempts to recruit new followers to save us from ourselves.That he chooses to start his mission with four New Jersey housewives living in a Monmouth County cul de sac is the central conceit of the play, which veers uneasily from Desperate Housewives style satire into absurdist fantasy. The work feels strained in both aspects, never achieving the comic liftoff to which it aspires.
Next stop, China.The Canadian senior men 's basketball team displayed a dominating performance at Mile One Centre in St. John 's Sunday in a 95 55 win over Venezuela in the final game of their FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifiers.
and Erin Hill February 24, 2019 09:08 AM Meghan Markle and Prince Harry make the perfect team.The expectant parents, who will welcome their first child this spring, shared a sweet moment with two young sisters who waited patiently to meet them during their tour in Morocco.
Highlights:Nokia 3.2 and Nokia 4.2 announced.Both phones sport a U shaped notch and come with a dedicated Google Assistant button.The phones are Android One certified and run on the latest Android 9 PieNokia has had a prominent presence at the Mobile World Congress, the world 's largest tradeshow for the mobile industry in Barcelona, ever since its comeback in in 2017. In just two years, Nokia claims to have expanded its user base by three times and also featured in the top 5 brands in key markets across the world. At MWC 2019, Nokia announced the Nokia 3.2 and Nokia 4.2 alongside the highly interesting Nokia 9 PureView and the Nokia 1 Plus and Nokia 210. The Nokia 3.2 and the Nokia 4.2 are mid range smartphones that incorporate some of the in vogue features like a U shaped notch, large batteries and more. Nokia 3.2 Price and specsThe Nokia 3.2 sports a 6.26 inch HD display and has a breathing notification light on the power button on the side. It 's an Android One powered phone like all Nokia phones but this time, Nokia announced that all its future Android One phones will come with a dedicated Google Assistant button, including the Nokia 3.2 and the Nokia 4.2. The Nokia 3.2 is powered by an entry level Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SoC and sports a 6.26 inch HD display with an U shaped notch. There 's also a 4,000mAh battery that Nokia claimed delivers 2 day battery life. The phone has a polycarbonate body and will be available in black and steel colours. On the back is a 13MP sensor that has AI scene recognition. On the front is an 8MP camera. The device will retail for a global average price of $139 (roughly Rs 9,873). Nokia 4.2 price and specsThe Nokia 4.2 has most of the features that are present on the Nokia 3.2. It has the breathing notification light on the power button and the dedicated Google Assistant button. It 's also Android One certified with the promise of three year long security updates. Both phones also come with face unlock. The feature will be available in older Nokia phones via a software update later. The Nokia 4.2 also features a U shaped notch and has a 13MP camera on the back paired with a depth sensor. The Nokia 4.2 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 439. In some regions, the Nokia 4.2 will also come with NFC for contact less payments. The phone is expected to arrive in April 2019 and will retail for a global average price of $169 (roughly Rs 12,005) and will be available in two colours Pink sand and black. Related Reads: Nokia announces Nokia 210, an internet enabled feature phone and Nokia 1 Plus powered by Android 9 Pie (Go Edition)
Uber's logo is displayed on a mobile phone Image Credit: Reuters Cairo Egypt's top administrative court on Saturday lifted a ban on operations by ride hailing companies Uber and Careem, which have faced fierce opposition from traditional taxi drivers, a judicial source and lawyer said.A lower administrative court withdrew the permits of U.S. based Uber and its main rival, Dubai based Careem, in March 2018 after 42 taxi drivers filed suit, arguing the apps were illegally using private cars as taxis and were registered as a call centre and an internet company, respectively.
LONDON, Feb 24 English American rocker Peter Frampton yesterday revealed he has a rare degenerative muscular disease that could inhibit his ability to play the guitar, and that his upcoming tour will be his last.
The latest patent from Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc., published February 21 to the Japanese digital patent library of the National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (NPIT) and dug up by GearNuke, is called Simulation of legacy bus operation for backwards compatibility. True to its title, the patent lays out a method for the emulation of the bus operations of a legacy device to execute a legacy application, essentially modeling an older hardware bus the communication system between hardware and software components that would then open older PlayStation games like the native system would. A diagram from the new Sony patent, likely about the PS5. Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
Like the previous discoveries in recent months, the creator of this new technology is none other than Mark Cerny, designer of the PlayStation 4 and potentially the PlayStation 5. This new patent focuses on the bus of the machine and has for ambition to function in addition to the one that arose less than a month ago.In technical terms, a "bus " refers to the communication system between the different components inside electronic or computer devices. The patent mentions that Sony uses a method to deal with problems related to the bus interface when running an old application on a new device (PS4 game on PS5 for example). The method patented by Sony makes it possible to emulate the operation of the bus of the original device. In addition, the method can possibly adjust the bus performance, which could lead to "improved remasters ".
Sony PlayStation won't be attending E3 2019 but it appears Microsoft has massive plans for their Xbox One conference.
Despite the end of brick and mortar stores having been predicted, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) and Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), who were once pure play ecommerce firms are now opening their own physical retail centers to become some sort of hybrid retailers. In the case of Amazon, what started out as hellip; Speculation is rife that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Carl Zeiss are partnering to develop augmented reality glasses. It is understood that the two could launch a product later this year. This is according to a renowned tech evangelist, Robert Scoble, who admitted his source was an employee of the German hellip;
Jio Group Talk is currently in beta and available only for Android users. There is no word on its official rollout and if an iOS version is in the works. The app can be downloaded from Google Play Store. Interested Jio users can email their mobile number to firstname.lastname@example.org to register for JioGroup Talk. Jio Group Talk lets users add up to ten members in a group call. Users can make different groups on the app and activate conference calls whenever. It also lets users add members in one go to a specific group. Once the members are selected, they will receive an invitation to join the group.
Reliance Jio, the Reliance Industries owned 4G only telco has introduced a new app on Google Play Store allowing users to make group conference calls over VoLTE. Only available for Jio subscribers the Jio Group Talk allows for calling up to ten people at once, and comes with features like lecture mode, the ability to mute participants, and more. The app is currently in trial mode, and a commercial version for the public will soon be made available. The device supports HD voice calling and as we mentioned, is available to only those that have a Reliance Jio SIM on their phone.The Jio Group Talk is available only on Android devices for now, and isn't listed on the App Store for iOS users. The app is listed to be a trial version, which means that it isn't a full featured version. However, if you have a Jio SIM, you can use the app on your Android device. Once you download the app from Google Play, users will need to sign in using their Jio number and enter an OTP that is sent for verification. Once the registration process is complete, users will be able to use the app. Ensure that your Jio SIM is active, and the SMS and calling facility is turned on.
Josh Myers was watching the film with Hannah Huddleston recently when his 4 month old dog Luna developed an emotional connection to what she saw on screen. So, Hannah and I were watching the Lion King while Luna played wildly with her toys. But right as Mufasa falls to his death, she stops and turns to the TV to watch, Myers said on Facebook, where he posted a video.
BBC1 has commissioned a brand new six part comedy series The Goes Wrong Show, based on the hit West End production The Play That Goes Wrong.
Related Rapper Stormzy Joins #039;Noughts Crosses #039;; Fugitive Launches Slate; Cineflix Boards #039;The Minister #039; Global Briefs The British public broadcaster has commissioned The Goes Wrong Show, which is based on Mischief Theatre 's eponymous play from the team behind Peter Pan Goes Wrong and A Christmas Carol Goes Wrong, which were previously adapted for television.
The original Lost Planet was a early favourite on Xbox 360, combining arcade style shooting with survival elements as players battled across a frozen wasteland. Lost Planet 2 (our review) tightened that formula with a larger focus on online co op and competitive multiplayer. Some years later this was followed by Lost Planet 3 (our review), a westernised prequel to the first game developed by Spark Unlimited.
February 21, 2019 11:27 PM Kardashian family friend Jordyn Woods committed the ultimate betrayal when she allegedly hooked up with Tristan Thompson, sources say especially considering her status as an Instagram influencer and model is largely thanks to Kylie Jenner.As those who keep up with the Kardashians know, Khlo had been dating NBA star Thompson since 2016, although they hit a rough patch 10 months ago, when he allegedly cheated on her days before she gave birth to their daughter True. Jenner, of course, is Khlo 's half sister, and Woods is her closest friend.
February 22, 2019 02:02 PM After his run on Broadway in Young Jean Lee s play Straight White Men last fall, Armie Hammer is well versed on the topic of ;straight white male privilege; something he admits to exploiting in his own life from time to time.In a new profile with The Independent published Wednesday, the 32 year old On the Basis of Sex actor opened up about how growing up in a wealthy family (his grandfather is oil tycoon Armanda Hammer) made him blind to his own advantages.