With the Oscars (and the January/February doldrums) out of the way, your local multiplex’s offerings are about to get interesting. From buzzy blockbusters like Captain Marvel and Jordan Peele’s Us to stranger, smaller films like Her Smell and High Life, spring is packed with exciting premieres. Of the upcoming slate, we’ve picked out the 40 most interesting titles to add to your must-see list this spring, covering all genres and tones so you can be sure there’s something for everybody. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, opening March 1 After gracing screens in films ranging from Love Actually to 12 Years a Slave, Chiwetel Ejiofor establishes himself a triple threat with The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. Ejiofor wrote, directed, and starred in the film, which he adapted from the memoir of the same name by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer. As a teenager, Kamkwamba (portrayed here by Maxwell Simba) provided electricity for his village … [Read more...] about The 40 most anticipated movies out this spring
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JUPITER is the largest planet in the solar system and named after the Roman King of the Gods. Here's the lowdown on the enormous celestial body. How far away is Jupiter from Earth? At the closest point in their respective orbits, Jupiter and Earth are around 365 million miles apart. But because neither planet spins around the sun in a perfect circle, nor at the same speed, this number fluctuates dramatically. When they are furthest apart the planets are 601 miles apart, more than two thirds farther away than they are at their nearest. As it is further away Jupiter takes 11.86 Earth-years to complete one orbit of the sun. While we travel around our star we catch up with the gas Giant once every 399 days, causing the gas giant to appear to travel backwards in the night sky. How many moons does Jupiter have? Jupiter has a vast number of natural satellites with latest figure putting the number of moons orbiting the gas giant at 79. The most well-known of the planets moons are Io … [Read more...] about How big is Jupiter, how many moons does it have and how far away is the planet from Earth?
SAMSUNG is set on retaining its status as the number one best selling smartphone maker in the world with its 2018 offerings. The company started the year in strong fashion with the release of the Samsung Galaxy S9 before they followed it up with the Note 9 but which handset is superior? When was the Samsung Galaxy S9 released? The Samsung Galaxy S9 is the flagship phone for 2018 from Apple's biggest rival and was released March 16, 2018. The S9 is the most attractive phone the firm has ever produced, boasting a svelte 8.5mm body that feels great in the hand. It's also got a huge 5.8-inch Quad HD curved Super AMOLED display that fills most of the phone's front – and it looks great. You can get Samsung's phone in two different size versions. The normal Galaxy S9 has a 5.8-inch screen, while the more expensive Galaxy S9+ has a bigger 6.2-inch display. Both versions of the phone are powered by Samsung's speedy Exynos chip and it boasts a generous 4GB of RAM with either 64GB or … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Galaxy Note 9 – what is the best smartphone to buy and what are the new features
SAMSUNG'S Galaxy Note 9 has been advertised as the upcoming iPhone killer but which of the two best smartphones should you be looking to snap up. The two devices regularly go head-to-head with the release of their next big thing but which handset has emerged victorious in this round? Here's all you need to know... When was the Apple iPhone X released? Apple's iPhone X went on sale in November last year and is the company's most expensive smartphone ever at £999. It's also the most powerful, attractive and feature-packed phone Apple has ever made. The phone is notable for having an all-screen front, cramming a large 5.8-inch OLED screen into a relatively small body. Performance is super-fast thanks to the Apple A11 Bionic chip, and the new dual-lens camera takes fantastic photos. In The Sun's review, it was dubbed the best smartphone ever and its resale value means that it may become the best mobile investment you ever make. What are the Apple iPhone X's key features? The key … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs iPhone X – which of these smartphones should you buy next?
MICHELIN star-rated restaurants are ruining perfectly good iPads by serving their pricey grub on the tablets as part of the latest tech fad. The posh slate-plates include a dish called "A dog in search of gold" by San Francisco hotspot Quince laid on a £619 iPad Pro that plays videos of canines on a truffle-hunt. According to 9to5Mac, the dish is aimed at a younger audience. Meanwhile, three-star Michelin rated restaurant Arzak – which has branches in the UK and San Sebastien – serves seabass and lobster with an "iPad accompaniment". Seeing as tablets and smartphone screens are known to be germ magnets that can cause food poisoning, with one report claiming the displays have more bacteria than toilet seats, the trend has unsurprisingly raised sanitation concerns. But Quince owner Michael Tusk shrugged off the controversy by breaking down how his quirky establishment protects the iPad plates. The weirdest plate replacements restaurants have used to serve dishesThese … [Read more...] about Food served on iPads is the latest stupid tech trend for restaurants