Apple & Samsung tied for top spot in customer satisfaction study

Apple and Samsung sit at the top of the heap for satisfaction among smartphone buyers, but the Galaxy edges out the iPhone when it comes to 5G users.Apple's iPhone 15 Pro (left) and Samsung's Galaxy S24Apple is habitually at the top of satisfaction s.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderMay 14th, 2024

More competition in banking, less information—research reveals the impacts on potential borrowers

A new study conducted by Filippo De Marco of Bocconi University, Milan, and Silvio Petriconi of the Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis reveals that competition among banks.....»»

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Pauses in human activity benefit biodiversity

A study published in Global Ecology and Conservation shows that COVID-19 lockdowns had a positive impact on the quality of species' habitats......»»

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Researchers develop MoonIndex, open-source software that allows study of lunar surface

With MoonIndex, researchers from Constructor University and the National Institute of Astrophysics in Italy have developed an open-source software that for the first time gives scientists access to a free tool that creates science-ready products from.....»»

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Climate inaction undermines public support for lifestyle changes, study finds

New research into the public perception of climate change initiatives finds that while there is strong support for low-carbon lifestyles, inaction is limiting public beliefs that a low-carbon future is possible......»»

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Decoding apples: Nitrogen"s role in shaping fruit sugar content

Apple quality and yield are significantly affected by nitrogen levels in the soil, which influence various biochemical processes. Insufficient nitrogen can result in poor fruit quality, while excessive nitrogen leads to environmental pollution. Under.....»»

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Study reveals how one enzyme hitches a ride on another to recognize tRNA

Imagine your body as a highly organized factory where workers tirelessly assemble proteins around the clock. These proteins are the machines and scaffolds that make up your body and are essential for various functions. In this factory, special delive.....»»

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Robots steal jobs from unions—study shows decline in unionizations

Collective bargaining is a fundamental pillar of the European social model. In Italy, over the decades, unions have ensured wage increases commensurate with productivity growth and a gradual improvement in working conditions. Today, however, they are.....»»

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Farmland weeds can help combat pests

Leaving some weeds between crops can help to combat pests on agricultural land, according to a new study carried out by the University of Bonn. This step has particularly positive effects in combination with other measures: the cultivation of differe.....»»

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Public health beliefs predict support for climate action, study shows

A paper published in the current issue of the Journal of Health Communication by Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) researchers finds evidence that holding science-consistent beliefs about the public health effects of climate change is an importan.....»»

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Battling anthracnose: Unearthing the plant"s arsenal against pathogenic fungi

Plant diseases caused by pathogens like Colletotrichum fructicola lead to significant agricultural losses, particularly in fruit crops such as pear, apple, and peach. Traditional control methods often fail as pathogens adapt to plant defenses. Nonhos.....»»

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Tea science: Gene discovery to boost mechanical harvesting

Researchers have made significant strides in understanding the genetic factors influencing tea plant leaf droopiness, a key determinant of mechanical harvest success. By identifying the CsEXL3 gene and its regulation by CsBES1.2, the study paves the.....»»

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6 features that iOS 18 stole from Android

Apple iOS 18 is on the way, and it has some interesting improvements you should care about. They're also stolen from Android. Here are six of them......»»

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This leak just spoiled the Samsung Galaxy Watch 7

We have further confirmation that the Samsung Galaxy Watch 7 is real and launching in just a few days. We also know it's price, key features, and hardware......»»

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Hands-on: iPhone Mirroring with iOS 18 and macOS Sequoia [Video]

Yesterday, Apple released the second beta for iOS 18 and macOS 10.15 Sequoia, and it arrived featuring one of the headline components shared between both OSes. iPhone Mirroring, a feature that lets you both mirror and fully control an iPhone via Cont.....»»

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Second Apple campus at Research Triangle Park delayed by up to four years

Work still hasn’t started on a second Apple campus some six years after the company announced the plan, and a new report says that work on the project has now been further delayed by “up to four years.” That could mean a full decade between.....»»

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Meta apparently tried to convince Apple to use its AI

It seems that Meta was in talks with Apple to bring its chatbot to iOS, but it ultimately failed over concerns of Meta’s privacy policies. The post Meta apparently tried to convince Apple to use its AI appeared first on Phandroid. When A.....»»

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If Apple"s research pans out, an iPhone could be a portable science lab

Apple is researching how to make an iPhone accessory that can be used to perform spectroscopy in the field, and inexpensively.Detail from the patent showing a possible sample testing systemThink of how "Star Trek" tricorders also came in a medical ve.....»»

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New study unveils formation secrets of tiny rare earth elements

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin's School of Natural Sciences have revealed a novel route to the formation of bastnäsite, a crucial mineral for the extraction of rare earth elements (REEs). Their work offers promise in one day making the extr.....»»

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Detecting intelligent life that"s light years away: Greenhouse gases could signal alien activity

If aliens modified a planet in their solar system to make it warmer, we'd be able to tell. A new UC Riverside study identifies the artificial greenhouse gases that would be giveaways of a terraformed planet......»»

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Global South health care practices contribute to spread of antimicrobial resistance across the world, study suggests

Many bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics originate in Pakistan and other parts of the Indian subcontinent. Infections caused by these bacteria are challenging to treat; longer treatment with broad-spectrum antibiotics is required and despite t.....»»

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