New Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 tablet gets a boost the Apple iPad Pro can’t match

Samsung is clearly taking aim at Apple’s hugely-popular iPad Pro series with the launch of its new Galaxy Tab S7 tablets. With an all-screen design and clever keyboard case that instantaneously transforms this tablet into a lightweight laptop, this latest product could prove a worthy competitor to the brilliant iPad Pro. In fact, the Samsung Tab S7 has one huge speed advantage over the iPad as Samsung has managed to squeeze 5G technology into this svelte tablet. That means the Galaxy Tab S7 is capable of accessing superfast downloads when…

Black hole discovery: Planets 3,000 times the size of Earth could form around black holes | Science | News

According to new simulations ran by a team of Japanese scientists, thousands of blanets could exist in the ‘safe zone’ surrounding a black hole. Experts are already aware of stars which orbit black holes, and even exoplanets which have been ejected from their solar systems and ended up orbiting a black hole. But now new research, led by Keiichi Wada of Kagoshima University, suggests planets could form around a black hole. Blanets could form in the same way regular planets which orbit stars do, when a huge mass of gas…

Driving fine: Police say drivers could be fined for using headlights to ‘warn drivers’

Police officers have revealed motorists were flashing at other drivers to warn them that Enforcement crews were positioned nearby. Officers from Cotswold Police warned this was an offence and could see drivers issued penalties if they were caught.  In a post on Twitter, Cotswolds Police said: “Our Speed Camera Enforcement Team have been out in the North Cotswolds today in Bourton-on-the-Hill.  “We noticed the flashing of lights warning drivers, this an offence and can land you with a £1,000 fine!!” But there are fears many road users may not be…

Ofgem may lower the price cap tomorrow – how can you save money on energy ahead of this? | Personal Finance | Finance

Ofgem have already lowered their cap on average dual-fuel energy bills by £17 in anticipation of the summer months and according to reports, they may once again lower price caps tomorrow. Currently, there is a ceiling in place of £1,127. However, there could be a bigger reduction announcement tomorrow, as Stephen Murray, an energy expert at MoneySuperMarket, commented: “The expected news that Ofgem is due to drop the price cap by £85 is good news at first glance, but there are more savings to be had if people switch to…

Dementia warning: Apathy could be a sign of the brain condition

When nerve cells in the frontal and/or temporal lobes (on either side of the brain) die due to frontotemporal dementia, chemical pathways become lost. This can result in a personality adjustment. The Alzheimer’s Society noted that frontotemporal dementia is sometimes called Pick’s disease. During the early stages, people close to the unbeknown dementia sufferer may notice subtle changes in personality. For example, the person with undiagnosed dementia may begin to lose interest in people and things – this is known as apathy. This means they’re more likely to behave in…

Travel insurance: Expert warns of insurance changes when FCO issues travel advisory | Travel News | Travel

With the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and the Ministry of Transport rapidly changing travel regulations due to sudden surges in coronavirus, Britons are being urged to stay up-to-date with their travel insurance provider. Though travellers might assume they will be notified if their insurance is suddenly invalid, one travel expert has revealed this isn’t always the case. The warning comes in the wake of the FCO’s sudden u-turn on quarantine travel to Spain after a series of localised lockdowns sparked Government concerns, and left holidaymakers scrambling to confirm their…

Sam Heughan: Will Sam Heughan be the next James Bond? | Films | Entertainment

So far, there have been six seasons of the show commissioned by US network Starz and with the growing popularity of the time travelling drama, it looks likely to be continuing for some time to come. Therefore, if Heughan does get the part, he will have to balance his work on Outlander with Bond which could see conflicting schedules. According to Oddschecker, Heughan has odds of 4/1 from Sky Bet and 6/1 from Betfair and 9/2 from Betway. But in first place is The Night Manager’s Tom Hiddleston at 6/1…