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Billie Eilish: I owe 95 per cent of my career to Sir Paul McCartney and The Beatles

Billie Eilish says she owes “95 per cent” of her music career to fellow Glastonbury headliner Sir Paul McCartney and The Beatles. The ‘Lost Cause’ hitmaker will become the youngest artist to headline the legendary music festival’s Pyramid Stage tonight (24.06.22), while the ‘Yesterday’ hitmaker, who plays Saturday night (25.06.22), is the oldest solo headliner […]

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Technology

Apple promoting AirPods and Spatial Audio with new silhouette effect on TikTok

Earlier this month, Apple launched a new campaign starring Harry Styles to promote AirPods and Spatial Audio. The ad, which features the song “Music For a Sushi Restaurant,” shows silhouettes of people dancing just like in classic iPod ads. Now the company has released a new TikTok filter that lets you star in your own […]

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UK

New faces for Football Ferns

Former Australian age-group player Ally Green has switched her international allegiance and has been called in the 24-player Football Ferns squad for games against Norway and Wales this month. Kate Taylor gets her first senior New Zealand call-up. Photo: PHOTOSPORT Green is included in her first Ford Football Ferns squad, after joining the team’s April […]

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Gaming

HyperX’s Cloud Mix Buds makes managing multi-device audio a breeze | Engadget

Wireless headphones have gotten better at connecting to multiple devices in recent years. But pairing can still be kind of a hassle, especially if you’re gaming on a range of devices including consoles, phones and PCs. But after testing out its new Cloud Mix Buds, it feels like HyperX has come up with a simple […]

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Business

The Beatles mementoes up for auction in Auckland

Mementoes from the most iconic rock band in history went up for sale in Auckland this morning. One of the items up for auction was a signed fan photo of The Beatles which sold for $6453. Photo: Supplied / Webb’s Webb’s auction firm’s director of decorative arts, Ben Erren, said the vendor had served as […]

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Technology

From asbestos removalist to cloud computing engineer

After a 12-week online course, Brazilian-Kiwi Thiago Canestraro pulled off an impressive career change earlier this year – from asbestos removal to IT. “I was destroying stuff, now I’m building stuff in the cloud”, he tells Jesse Mulligan. Thiago Canestraro Photo: Supplied Canestraro says he’s been curious about technology since childhood and always thought he’d enjoy working […]

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US

How spatial audio will be used in the metaverse

Immersion in a digital world depends on sound as much as on vision. Developers are banking on spatial audio as the key to making that work. It places audio in three dimensions, so when you turn your head, sounds change direction and volume just as they do in real life. Source link

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Business

The Beatles momentoes up for auction in Auckland

Mementoes from the most iconic rock band in history, The Beatles, are up for sale in Auckland today. One of the items up for auction is a signed fan photo of The Beatles with an estimated value of $3000-$6000. Photo: Supplied / Webb’s Webb’s auction firm’s director of decorative arts, Ben Erren, said the vendor […]

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Technology

Apple, Harry Styles team up to promote Spatial Audio and AirPods | AppleInsider

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Apple has published a new ad featuring a new track from Harry Styles’ latest album to promote the AirPods Spatial Audio feature available in Apple Music. […]

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World

Intercepted audio shows 2 Russian officers cursing out Putin and other commanders in charge of the Ukraine invasion

Audio shows Russian officers bad-mouthing the leaders of the invasion of Ukraine. They use harsh curse words to describe Vladimir Putin, Sergei Shoigu, and Alexander Dvornikov. The audio was obtained by Ukrainian intelligence and passed to to US-funded Radio Svoboda. Loading Something is loading. Intercepted recordings shows Russian military officers cursing out Russian President Vladimir […]