Friday, September 17

Month: August 2021

New iPhone 13 ‘leaked’ on TV show

Fans of the comedy Ted Lasso say that a mobile phone featured in a recent episode contains a clue about the long-awaited new iPhone.Apple fans think they've seen a big hint that the next iPhone will arrive without an annoying notch.In a recent episode of the Apple TV Plus sitcom Ted Lasso, a character wields an iPhone without the intrusive cutout at the top of the screen.The show stars Jason Sudeikis as a football coach in charge of the fictional AFC Richmond football team and often showcases Apple products.Macs, iPhones, and even software like Face Time have appeared on the show before, which is currently streaming its second season.In an episode that aired on August 27, a character sported an iPhone without the notch that houses the device's selfie camera and Face ID sensors.The phone...

Australian property prices were tipped to hit $ 9 trillion as the nation’s value disparity was labeled ‘unique’

With Australia's two most populous cities continuing to suffer from continuous lockdowns, one thing is proving to be pandemic-proof, and we are the only other country in the world to have it.As Australia's two most populous cities continue to suffer from increasing numbers of cases and continued closures, one thing is proving to be essentially pandemic-proof: bricks and mortar in Sydney and Melbourne.The new data reveals just how staggering Australia's large real estate divide is, with the Sydney and Melbourne residential property markets individually worth more than the rest of the state and territorial capital markets combined.RELATED: Top 50 Houses in NSW RevealedTop 50 Melbourne Homes RankedClive Palmer takes over a neighbor's 'spaceship' mansionCoastal city destined to be the next ...

Move the Tweed-Coolangatta edge ‘off the table’

the New south Wales and Queensland The government remains at odds over how to handle a border that cuts like a knife through Tweed and Coolangatta.A possible plan to temporarily relocate the border checkpoint amid busy Golden Coast The region south of the River Tweed looks dead.Currently, the Queensland border is closed to all New South Wales people except for a small group of essential workers, creating chaos for families and businesses in the towns of Tweed and Coolangatta.Queensland Police arrest a pedestrian on Griffith Street, Coolangatta, on the Queensland border. The Queensland government has tightened border restrictions for people traveling to the state from New South Wales, and essential workers can only enter with proof of at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. ...

Masked Singer 2021: Channel 10 Confirms New Season Will Air On September 13

The premiere date for Ten's new season of The Masked Singer has been announced, along with the wild speculation about who will be competing.The Masked Singer Australia is back, bringing with it a ton of puzzling new characters.Channel 10 has announced that the popular reality series will air on September 13 at 7:30 p.m.The first trailer, which was released last month, featured a baby, a fish with a mullet, a kebab, a piñata, a vampire, and something known only as 'Atlantis'.The baby is particularly creepy.RELATED: How Ten Achieved Masked Singer's Grand Final 'Bananas'"For the last time, my name is not Baby, baby," the character tells a waiter in the opening scenes of the promo as the masked cast begins to perform the hit Ting Tings. That's not my name.Osher Günsberg will return as host,...

The Block 2021 Charts: Sales Prices Revealed As Homes Hit The Market

Homes from The Block's fans vs faves series have hit the market with multi-million dollar price tags. Image: supplied, channel 9The Block's fans vs faves series has delivered drama, scandal, laughs, and some Bayside dream homes that have now officially hit the market. This season's Hampton homes are online for prospective buyers to review, but only in part, as the full-home reveals have yet to be aired on television. Four out of five of the listings have the same price guide of $ 2.6 million to $ 2.8 million. The fifth, the only two-story property that is being transformed by fans Kirsty and Jesse, has been listed for $ 3.2 million to $ 3.4 million. RELATED: Block's biggest cheating scandal in television history Love Island twins accused of cheating Episode 11 and 12: Georgia threaten...

A critical step backed by a psychologist is missing in work-from-home routines

The boundary between work and home life is more blurred than ever and is having a profound effect on us emotionally and professionally, new research finds.After 18 months of living in a global pandemic, stopping and starting closed closings, and switching to work-from-home and mixed-office environments, new research highlights the mental health cost this has taken on Australians. Exclusive data for news.com.au de Allianz reported that an alarming 69 percent of Australian employees are avoiding crucial mental health discussions with the workplace. The inability to separate personal and professional boundaries when working from home is affecting your emotional well-being and professional ability. The research showed that 45 percent of employees and managers said the line between work and...

NBL 2021 News: South East Melbourne Phoenix Signs New Importer Xavier Munford

His new teammates dumped him at the time, but South East Melbourne Phoenix has secured a former NBA player as their import guard for the 2021-22 season.South East Melbourne star Mitch Creek let the cat out of the bag with an early Instagram following, but the Phoenix have their man in the new Xavier Munford.However, excitement over his signing has been tempered by news that US center Zach Hankins will not make the journey to the depths after sustaining a knee injury during the NBA Summer League.Munford, a former combined point guard for the Memphis Grizzlies and Milwaukee Bucks, is a proven player who broke the NBA G-League in 2017-18, averaging 24.4 points, 5.2 assists and 5 rebounds in elite shooting percentages.Kayo is your ticket to the best live and on-demand local and internationa...

Joe Biden defends US withdrawal

President Joe Biden has championed the end of the war in afghanistan and the chaotic withdrawal from Kabul the day after the last US military planes left the country, ending the country's longest war in nearly 20 years. Biden, defending a decision that has drawn scrutiny for his execution, said the real decision in Afghanistan was "between leaving and escalation," framing his decision to withdraw troops as the only option other than sending more forces into the country."I was not going to extend this war forever, and I was not going to extend one way out forever," he said.US President Joe Biden has spoken with Americans about the country's exit from Afghanistan. (AP)The US withdrawal was shaken by the unexpected and swift takeover of the Afghan capital by the Taliban.Snapshots of peo...

Anti-vaxxer, anti-lockdown activist charged with incitement

Vocal anti-vaxxer Monica Smit has been charged with incitement.A former reality TV wannabe turned vocal anti-vaxxer has spent the night behind bars after being charged by Victoria Police.Monica Smit, who founded the Reignite Democracy Australia movement during Victoria’s deadly second wave last year, livestreamed her own arrest in Brighton on Tuesday before her phone was seized by police.The 31-year-old was pulled over on New Street about 1.20pm where officers from Springvale informed her she was under arrest for incitement.Read NextMs Smit was taken to a police station and questioned before being charged with two counts of incitement and three counts of breaching the chief health officer’s directions.Anti-vaxxer Monica Smit speaks to followers outside Greg Hunt’s electoral office in So...

Queensland Coles, Woolies, pubs, restaurants banned from selling or using

Single use plastics are now banned from supermarkets, party supply stores as well as hospitality businesses. Picture: AAP Image/James RossQueenslanders will no longer be able to use single use plastics, as part of the state’s crackdown on plastic pollution. Single use plastic straws, stirrers, cutlery and bowls, as well as single-use takeaway containers and cups made from expanded polystyrene have now been banned in the Sunshine State.The announcement was made back in March by the state government, with businesses given time to source alternative products.Read NextWednesday’s ban will affect supermarkets, restaurants, bars, party suppliers, online retailers and takeaway food shops.Single use plastics are now banned in Queensland.Polystyrene foam food containers and cups as well as singl...