How to change system language on Android smartphones

Bought a new smartphone from some other country which is set in their local language and looking for a way to change to your mother tongue such as Hindi, English, Marathi, Telugu? Thankfully, Android, as an operating system supports multiple languages, in fact, users can even add as many languages they want, which is really […]

Sims 4: gaming’s fascinating answer to reality TV

Simmering with unspoken angst, it seems this scene is going to be a typical one for players of The Sims 4, the latest in EA’s multimillion selling series of open-ended life simulations. These fascinating games have always been about creating a little group of characters (known as “sims”), building a house for them, and then […]

The Sims 4: how composer Ilan Eshkeri brings emotion to the screen

We’re talking at the famed Abbey Road recording studios, where Eshkeri has been working with the London Metropolitan Orchestra and Maxis for several days. I sit in the control room for one session, as the composer leafs through a vast wad of papers, and calmly speaks directions to the assembled musicians on the other side […]

I’ve spent 2 years and $2 million researching virtual teams: Candid communication is possible

1.) If you’re trying to tackle a big problem, set aside a good amount of time—90 minutes is ideal—to discuss. Craft the challenge carefully. Think about ideas you want to spark, and what value solving it brings. Then break into small groups of 3 to 4 people—small groups spark candor—reconvene and get the small teams […]

Best Netflix shows: 28 amazing TV series to binge right now

Dead to MeNetflix’s near-constant output of new programming can occasionally bury gems in the deluge, and the dark comedy Dead to Me is one of those hidden beauties. It’s near-impossible to discuss what makes Dead to Me so special without spoiling it but suffice to say it takes the concept of two grieving widows forming […]

Inside ‘The Handmaiden’: A Lesbian Erotic Thriller and the Sexiest Film of the Year

Once upon a time Park, now 53, was a devoted cinephile and film critic, although he laments he has no time to watch as many films as he’d like to these days. A common misconception about him, according to him, is that he’s a Tarantino-esque film obsessive, although he admits that Alfred Hitchcock, whose Vertigo […]

5 things to know for April 9: Election 2020, coronavirus, WHO, Syria

A hospital worker at Detroit’s Sinai-Grace Hospital, who says Covid-19 patients are dying so quickly they sometimes need to carefully stack bodies in temporary refrigerated storage. CNN spoke with several employees at the hospital who described the harrowing conditions caused by the outbreak. 

The First Book About The Coronavirus Is Here, And It’s Terrible

That all seems like pretty straight-ahead and sound advice, really, even if Žižek’s vernacular — laden with slogans from French student protesters and psychoanalysis — doesn’t seem to have been updated since the late ’60s. And Žižek is at his best when he reminds us to “resist the temptation to treat the ongoing epidemic as […]

Democrats tread carefully in attacking Trump on coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the 11th Democratic candidates debate of the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign, held in CNN’s Washington studios without an audience because of the global coronavirus pandemic, in Washington, U.S., March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

Multiplexes are killing our industry, claim Kannada filmmakers

Speaking about how theatre mafia had reached even the multiplex industry, Kannada actor Chetan said, “As it is, a new small budget film faces many issues and this is only going to aggravate the situation. Any film industry grows because of new ideas and if you don’t allow small budget films to grow, how can […]