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Dutch squad banned from Twitter after Elia howler...

>> Saturday, June 12, 2010

The Netherlands World Cup band has been banned from application Twitter during the clash afterwards Eljero Elia sparked a racism row with comments on a alive alive video.

Viewers of the video -- in which the accompaniment appears to insult Moroccans -- reacted angrily to Elia's comments, banishment him to apologise and bidding Dutch drillmaster Bert van Marwijk to appoint the ban.

Defender Gregory van der Wiel said on his Twitter annual the band were no best accustomed to use it, and this was accepted by Ryan Babel and Elia who both went offline.

On the video Elia and Babel are apparent arena a computer bold in their allowance in advanced of a webcam, with several added aggregation associates visiting them.

Elia apologised for his comments but insisted he had not advised to insult a accumulation of people.

"I appetite to apologise to the Moroccan association but I am not a racist," he told Dutch media.

"I grew up in The Hague in a neighbourhood with 75 percent Moroccans and accept a lot of accompany amid them.

"What I said was meant for a acquaintance of mine, Reduan, who consistently calls me 'negro'... it sounds odd, but it is some slang."

Van der Wiel aftermost year learnt the adamantine way that Twitter comments can acreage you in hot water.

The apostle pulled out of the Dutch band for a affable adjoin Australia with blow but said on Twitter that he had visited a concert the night the aggregation travelled to Australia.

Netherlands alpha their World Cup attack on Monday adjoin Denmark.


Apple unveils iPhone 4 ...!!!

>> Wednesday, June 9, 2010

The abutting iPhone comes out June 24 and will accept a higher-resolution screen, best array activity and thinner design.

CEO Steve Jobs opened Apple Inc.'s anniversary appointment forcomputer application developers Monday by absolute the iPhone 4, which will amount $199 or $299 in the U.S. with a two-year AT&T contract, depending on the capacity. The iPhone 3GS, which debuted aftermost year, will still be available, for $99.

The iPhone 4 is beneath than 10 millimeters blubbery (about three-eighths of an inch thick); the antecedent iPhone was about 12 millimeters, or about bisected an inch. It is accepting a camera on the advanced that could be acclimated for videoconferencing, in accession to a five-megapixel camera and a beam on the back. It can shoot high-definition video, communicable up to some added acute phones.

The affectation on the fresh iPhone charcoal 3.5 inches (8.9 centimeters) diagonally, but Jobs said it can appearance four times as abounding pixels - the alone black dots that accomplish up an angel - as the antecedent screen.

The fresh buzz will run the most recent adaptation of Apple's adaptable software, now alleged iOS4, which Apple apparent in April to action such fresh appearance as the adeptness to accomplish added than one affairs at a time. Older iPhones will be able to get iOS4 as a download June 21.

New applications for the accessory will accommodate the accepted bold Farmville and one from Netflix that lets bodies watch alive video area they larboard off on a PC.


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