Mise à jour sur les feux de forêt le mardi 16 août

first_imgVoici une mise à jour du gouvernement provincial sur les feux de forêt, publiée le mardi 16 août à 10 h. Il n’y aucun changement majeur depuis le bulletin d’hier après-midi, et les quatre feux demeurent entièrement circonscrits. Pendant les prochains jours, la section de la route 8 près de Maitland Bridge, dans le comté d’Annapolis, qui est fermée depuis la semaine dernière sera ouverte pendant la nuit, soit de 20 h à 8 h. Les restrictions sur les déplacements dans les régions boisées demeurent en vigueur à l’échelle de la Nouvelle-Écosse péninsulaire, et on demande aux gens de continuer d’éviter toute activité qui pourrait allumer d’autres feux. Il a été annoncé hier, 15 août, que les restrictions sur les déplacements dans les régions boisées ont été levées au Cap-Breton. Pour des renseignements sur les interdictions de brûlage : Pour des renseignements supplémentaires sur les feux de forêt : “ À compter du mercredi 17 août, la personne-ressource pour des renseignements sur les feux de forêt sera Bruce Nunn. Ses coordonnées sont ci-dessous. -30-last_img read more

Why dont the new iPhones have 4G connections in Ireland

first_imgTWO NEW IPHONES were released in Ireland on Friday but, despite having 4G capability, they will not yet run on the high-speed connection.Last month Meteor and eMobile’s became the first Irish operators to launch a 4G smartphone service in four cities with running a speed test to see what users can expect.Following that,  a couple of weeks ago Vodafone Ireland switched on its 4G mobile broadband service in six cities and 23 towns across the country with the provider promising a 4G smartphone offer in the coming weeks.As yet, however, those who purchase a new iPhone 5C or 5S on these networks will not be able to avail of 4G. This is because Apple not yet “certified” their phones to work on Irish 4G networks.Apple says that it does not comment on the details of its certification process with each of the relevant networks involved saying they are working with Apple in the hope of having the situations resolved soon.As is the case with most mobile devices, especially smartphones, operators conduct tests to ensure that standards will be maintained for customers.In the case of Apple however, as was confirmed by a Swiss telecoms company last year, the California-based manufacturer undertakes its own independent 4G tests on networks before approval.Other manufacturers such as Samsung also have their own procedures by the process is quicker by comparison.eMobile and Meteor both have 4G smartphone deals for sale with Samsung, Sony and Nokia all represented in their 4G range.Vodafone are expected to have their offers ready next month for the Christmas market with the company saying that they apply a testing process to all devices prior to certification.Watch: Meteor to roll out its 4G service today, but just how fast is it? >Read: New iPhones available in Ireland from 25 October >last_img read more

Poll Could you make it in to Mensa

first_img Poll Results: Not a chance. (1286) Yes. With ease.I might scrape in.Not a chance.I don’t know.VoteRead: The Troubles, the parties and the loneliness of intelligence: Ireland’s Mensa story IRELAND HAS A pretty high number of Mensa members per capita.Mensans are not all well-paid high-flyers, in fact, some are unemployed, so your job and social standing don’t matter, only your IQ.Membership of Mensa is open to people who have attained “a score within the upper two percent of the general population on an approved intelligence test”.But, what do you think? Could you make it in? Would you be running the place in a week? What’s your own view of your IQ?To test yourself, here’s a workout.We’re asking: Could you make it in to Mensa? I don’t know. (756) Yes. With ease. (1296) I might scrape in. (2413)last_img read more