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TvOS

TvOS is an operating system developed by Apple Inc. for the 2nd generation and Apple TV digital media player. It is based on the iOS operating system and has many similar frameworks and concepts; the Apple TV Software for the 2nd and 3rd generation Apple TV has several built-in applications, but does not support third-party applications. The 4th generation Apple TV, with support for third-party software via an App Store, was rumored prior to the Apple September 2015 Event held on September 9, 2015. On September 9, 2015 at the Apple September 2015 event, Apple announced the 4th generation Apple TV, with support for third-party applications. On October 30, 2015, the 4th generation Apple TV became available, shipped with tvOS 9.0. On November 9, 2015, tvOS 9.0.1 was released an update to address minor issues. TvOS 9.1 was released on December 8, 2015 along with OS X 10.11.2, iOS 9.2, watchOS 2.1. Along with these updates, Apple updated the Remote apps on iOS and watchOS, allowing for basic remote functionality for the 4th generation Apple TV.

On November 25, 2015, Facebook debuted their SDK for tvOS, allowing applications to log into Facebook, share to Facebook, use Facebook Analytics in the same way that iOS applications can. On December 2, 2015, Twitter debuted their login authentication service for tvOS – "Digits" – allowing users to log into apps and services with a simple, unique code available online. On March 11, 2016, The Pangu Team announced on Twitter that they would be creating a new jailbreak tool for the Apple TV 4 running tvOS 9.0–9.0.1 and that it would be released the following week. On June 13, 2016, at WWDC 2016, Apple SVP of Internet Services Eddy Cue announced the next major version of tvOS, tvOS 10. TvOS 10 brings new functionality such as Siri search enhancements, single sign on for cable subscriptions, a dark mode, a new Remote application for controlling the Apple TV. TvOS 9 shipped with several new features on the fourth generation Apple TV. One of the major features was the ability to move through the interface with the new touchpad remote using multi-touch gestures.

It introduced a new App Store in which users can download and install new applications made available from developers that develop applications for the Apple TV and tvOS. tvOS 9 adds support for Siri, which lets users do a multitude of things such as a cross-application search for a movie/TV show, fast forward and actor/director of the current movie, skip back 15 seconds. TvOS added support for an application switcher on the Apple TV, more application customization options, cinematic screensavers, control the TV using the included Siri Remote with the built-in support for HDMI-CEC in tvOS. In addition, tvOS allows the user to control the Apple TV in many different ways; these include using the included Siri Remote, pairing a third-party universal remote, pairing an MFi Gamepad to control games, using the Remote app on iOS, pairing a Bluetooth keyboard to aid in the typing experience of the user. TvOS was designed based on iOS, as such tvOS inherited many of the accessibility features of iOS and macOS.

TvOS includes the Apple technologies of VoiceOver and Siri to help the blind and those with impaired vision. VoiceOver, Apple's screen reader, is available in more than 30 languages and enables visually impaired users to know what is on the visual display and input responses to on-screen prompts. VoiceOver uses gestures similar to other Apple products. Like other Apple products such as the iPhone with a three click sequence to the home button to activate accessibility features, with Apple TV's tvOS, a user can activate VoiceOver without any installation process. One needs only to triple-click the Menu button on the Siri Remote and the Apple TV will guide the user through the complete initial setup, a task, non-trivial to the visually impaired in most comparable products on the market. Another accessibility feature is to increase contrast on the screen which acts by reducing the transparency of background elements on Movie and TV Show pages, menu tabs, other parts of the operating system. High-contrast can be turned on, with a cursor to better delineate the focused content.

The user can opt to turn on Reduce Motion which in some screen actions, such as moving between app icons on the Home screen and launching apps are visually simpler, of benefit to reduce strain on the eyes. TvOS enables users to watch movies with audio descriptions of. Movies with audio descriptions are displayed with the AD icon in the iTunes Store for tvOS and in iTunes on a Macintosh or Windows PC. Pairing a Bluetooth keyboard with the tvOS on the Apple TV enables another accessibility feature, an incorporation of VoiceOver; when typing, VoiceOver mirrors with an audio voice, each character pressed on the keyboard and repeated again when it is entered. The Apple TV is designed to work with the Apple Magic Keyboard, it will work however with any brand of Bluetooth keyboard. Apple TV with and without tvOS supports closed captioning, so the deaf or hard of hearing can experience TV episodes and feature-length movies. Compatible episodes and movies are denoted with a CC or SDH icon in the iTunes Store either on the Apple TV or in iTunes itself.

The viewer can customize the captions in episodes or movies with styles and fonts that are more conducive to their

Megami no Mai

"Megami no Mai" is the nineteenth single by Japanese recording artist Alisa Mizuki. It was released on August 23, 2000 as the second single from Mizuki's fourth compilation album History: Alisa Mizuki Complete Single Collection; the title track was written and produced by Tsunku, whose background vocals are featured in the choruses of the song. The song served as theme song for the second half of the third season of the Fuji TV drama Nurse no Oshigoto, starring Mizuki herself; the single includes the B-side "Believe in Your Way," written by Yūko Ebine and Kazuhiro Hara and composed and produced by Hara, a remix of "Megami no Mai" by Chokkaku. "Megami no Mai" debuted on the Oricon Weekly Singles chart at number 20 with 17,230 copies sold in its first week. The single charted for four weeks and has sold a total of 32,740 copies

Angmering School

The Angmering School is a coeducational community secondary school and sixth form located in Angmering, West Sussex that opened in 1975. The school has "specialist Sports College status"; the headteacher is Simon Liley. There are 1400 children on roll, with an age range of 11 to 18 years, it has been awarded the Charter Mark. Prof Robert MacLaren FRCSE, FRCOphth, Professor of Ophthalmology since 2009 at the University of Oxford Liam Treadwell, jockey 1975 Ron Moores 2002 Richard Evea 2002–2016 David Brixey 2016–present Simon Liley School website Latest Ofsted report The School Data Dashboard School Performance Tables

Tamara Lawrance

Tamara Naomi Lawrance is a British actress. She is known for her performances as Prince Harry's republican girlfriend in the 2017 BBC television film King Charles III, as Viola in the 2017 production of Twelfth Night at the National Theatre cinecast internationally on NT Live. In 2018 she received the second prize at the Ian Charleson Awards for this performance as Viola. WhatsOnStage named her one of "10 theatre faces to look out for in 2017" and The Guardian listed her in "20 talents set to take 2017 by storm". In December 2018 she starred as Miss July, a former slave on a sugar plantation in 19th-century Jamaica, in the three-part BBC adaptation of Andrea Levy's novel The Long Song. Lawrance was born in 1994 in Wembley, London.|title=BBC – Tamara Lawrance plays July – Media Centre |url=https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/mediapacks/thelongsong/tamara |publisher=BBC |accessdate=20 December 2018 |quote=My mother is Jamaican. My grandmother is Jamaican}}</ref> She began acting in school plays at the age of six.

When her secondary school did not offer theatre as an option until year 10, she convinced the drama teacher to set up a theatre club for younger students. At the Shakespeare Schools Festival, she played Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream and the title role in Macbeth, she attended St Dominic's Sixth Form College in London. In 2012, at the age of 17, she was one of eight winners in the Poetry Society's nationwide poetry competition SLAMbassadors UK. Attending RADA, she graduated in 2015. Lawrance began her professional career filming in the 2016 BBC miniseries Undercover, starring Adrian Lester and Sophie Okonedo, she was on stage, as Ma Rainey's girlfriend Dussie Mae in the 2016 revival of August Wilson's play Ma Rainey's Black Bottom at the National Theatre. The New Statesman noted her "electrifying presence and vocal nuance", The Guardian called her "eye-catching", she subsequently co-starred opposite Matt Smith at the Royal Court Theatre in Anthony Neilson's new play Unreachable, about an obsessive film director.

The experimental play received somewhat mixed reviews but Lawrance was praised, described as "extraordinary", "superb", having "astonishing candour and directness". The Hollywood Reporter wrote that Lawrance was "required to switch fluidly among different accents and emotional registers, with the most weighty dramatic monologues resting on her young shoulders. Bigger, brighter roles will follow." At year's end WhatsOnStage named her one of "10 theatre faces to look out for in 2017" and The Guardian listed her in "20 talents set to take 2017 by storm". In 2017 she was Viola in Twelfth Night at the National Theatre, a performance of the production was cinecast live around the world on NT Live. Reviewers called her performance "compelling" and "passionate", Time Out called her "charismatic and loveable", she won second prize at the Ian Charleson Awards for the performance. She was Cordelia opposite Ian McKellen's Lear in the Chichester Festival Theatre's 2017 production of King Lear. On television, following Undercover, she had a leading role as Prince Harry's revolutionary girlfriend in the 2017 BBC television film King Charles III.

The work is a Shakespearean-style future history imagining of the current British royal family. Her next television appearance was as the client in one of the six episodes of the 2018 legal drama The Split, she has a recurring role as Bonnie Sands in series 3 of the crime drama No Offence. In film, in 2017 she had a supporting role in On Chesil Beach. In December 2018 Lawrance starred as a slave on a sugar plantation in 19th-century Jamaica in the three-part BBC adaptation of Andrea Levy's novel The Long Song, she co-stars in Anthony Neilson's adaptation of Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart at the National Theatre beginning in December 2018 through 8 January 2019. Tamara Lawrance on IMDb

Vietnam Syndrome

Vietnam Syndrome, in U. S. politics, is a term used to refer to public aversion to American overseas military involvements, following the domestic controversy over the Vietnam War, which ended in 1975. Since the early 1980s, the combination of a public opinion biased against war, a relative reluctance to deploy ground troops and conscription, "Vietnam paralysis" are all the perceived results of the syndrome. There is a general consensus by global historians and most military analysts that from a purely strategic point of view, the U. S. military was losing the war on the battlefield despite its superior firepower and superior technology, due to political decisions that hampered the efforts of military command. Military historians and those who participated in the war note that indeed, the full spread of United States military technology and expertise was present during the war, all the way to its end, but the requirement of individual bombing raids being approved by the Commander in Chief hindered the ability of commanders in country to execute an effective war strategy.

While the Viet Cong and the regular North Vietnamese Army employed an agility in ways the United States forces and South Vietnamese forces did not, the lopsided losses experienced by the North indicated the effectiveness of the American execution of the war when political factors were not influencing actions on the battlefield. The victory of the communist forces in Vietnam can be at least attributed to non-military factors such as anti-war sentiments in the United States and political interference involving micromanagement of responsibilities delegated to military command. Lyndon Johnson faced many of the same problems in Vietnam. Johnson's principal problems were to fight the war without widening the conflict to include intervention by the major Communist powers; this problem would color nearly every decision Johnson made about the war, would force him to take personal command of the air war in North Vietnam, would frustrate the military leadership, just as they had been frustrated during the Korean War.

The broad political objective was clear-cut. However, the military's role in achieving that objective was much more obscure. According to Johnson's assistant secretary of state for Far Eastern affairs, William Bundy, the primary focus of the American military effort was to "get Hanoi and North Vietnam support and direction removed from South Vietnam." It is important to note that the American military objective did not contemplate "winning" in the sense that the United States and its Allies had won World War II. The available policy documents made reference to defeating the enemy. Indeed, General Westmoreland notes that in 1965, Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara defined the American military objective by asking Westmoreland "how many additional American and Allied troops would be required to convince the enemy he would be unable to win." In essence, the American military objective was not to destroy the enemy. Rather, the military objective was to persuade the enemy that he could not win—a far cry from defeating the enemy in any traditional sense.

There are those who explicitly equate the Vietnam Syndrome with a similar narrative prior to and the formation of Nazi Germany, in which the idea was spread that Germany had not lost World War I but had instead been "stabbed in the back" by forces from within that secretly wanted Germany to lose that war and to be weakened. That narrative, while central to Nazi Germany's bid for legitimacy – though refuted by unbiased scholars, persists with respect to the Vietnam War due to the severe imbalance of casualties that the North Vietnamese suffered. In the domestic debate over why the US was unable to defeat North Vietnamese forces during the war, conservative thinkers, many in the US military, argued that the US had sufficient resources but the war effort had been undermined at home. In an article in Commentary, "Making the World Safe for Communism," journalist Norman Podhoretz stated: Do we lack power?... Not if power is measured in brute terms of economic and military capacity. By those standards, we are still the most powerful country in the world....

The issue boils down in the end to the question of will. Thereafter, the term "Vietnam syndrome" proliferated in the press and policy circles as a way of talking about why the United States, one of the world's superpowers, had not succeeded in repelling the North's invasion of South Vietnam. Many conservatives such as Ronald Reagan agreed with Podhoretz. In time, the term "Vietnam syndrome" expanded as a shorthand for the idea that Americans were worried they would never win a war again and that the nation was in utter decline. "Lift and strike" was a proposed policy by the Bill Clinton administration in 1993, which Clinton had supported during his successful presidential campaign in 1992. It sought to improve the chances of a political settlement in the bloody atrocity-filled Bosnian War in the former Yugoslavia by lifting the arms embargo, arming the Bosniaks, striking at the Bosnian Serbs if they resisted the rearmament project. A combination of the Vietnam Syndrome and strong opposition from American allies in Europe killed the proposal and it was never enacted.

The administration of U. S. President Ronald Reagan hoped that the perceived success of the United States invasion of Grenada would help dispel the Vietnam Syndrome so that the American public could be galvanized to support

Justin Pierre

Justin Courtney Pierre is a singer and guitarist from Mahtomedi, United States. He was the co-founder and lead vocalist of the pop punk band Motion City Soundtrack, is known for his interests and pursuits in film making and production of music. Justin Pierre was raised in Minnesota. During his childhood, he enjoyed skateboarding and listening to hip-hop such as Run-DMC and the Beastie Boys. Pierre attended Mahtomedi High School. Pierre played guitar and sang in a band called Slide Coaster, who released an album in 1995 titled Thrown; the group disbanded, leaving Pierre to focus more on his hobby of making short films. However, his friend Joshua Cain convinced him to continue making music and recruited Pierre to join his band, which would become Motion City Soundtrack. Justin Pierre formed Motion City Soundtrack in 1997 with friend Joshua Cain, becoming the lead singer as well as playing rhythm guitar, he and Cain both took stints on the moog synthesizer in the band, until the foundation of the current lineup.

Pierre was the primary lyricist for the band, noted for his pronounced sideburns, wild hair and glasses. Motion City Soundtrack released its third album on September 2007 entitled Even If It Kills Me. Pierre has struggled with alcohol and substance abuse problems in the past, during the recording of the album Commit This To Memory, he relapsed and binge drank due to the ending of a relationship. Pierre suffers from asthma; the band released its fourth album, My Dinosaur Life, on January 19, 2010. Pierre was "trucking along on The Dino Trail" to promote the album, he began his promotional tour in Chicago on November 1 and was making his way around the United States doing "meet ups, impromptu performances, in store appearances, other shenanigans that will ensue along the way." The band's 5th album, Go, was released on June 12, 2012. The band's sixth album, Panic Stations, was released on September 18, 2015. Pierre makes short films, went to Minneapolis Community and Technical College for film, but did not complete a degree.

He now works on independent short films while at home, on tour. His most famous is titled "Karen" and was in a few film festivals early winter and spring 2007, including the 3rd annual Griffon International Film Festival and The Sacramento International Film Festival. Pierre has been involved in the direction of music videos for fellow bands, he co-directed the music video for "Big Drag" by Limbeck, as well as co-directing with Shane Nelson the video for Sing It Loud's "No One Can Touch Us", produced by MCS' guitarist Joshua Cain. In addition to singing for Motion City Soundtrack, Justin has sung guest vocals on Fall Out Boy's "Chicago is So Two Years Ago", Small Towns Burn A Little Slower's "Alias: The Bookkeeper", Metro Station's "Kelsey", Sing It Loud's "We're Not Afraid", is thought to have been heard singing numerous times on the Limbeck album Hi, Everything's Great, he sings and helped write a song with Michigan City band, Grown Ups, called Are You Kitten Me? Justin Pierre was featured in Revolution on Canvas, Volume 2: Poetry From the Indie Music Scene, a compilation of poetry from the indie music scene, inputting a short story about the love and loss of a certain person in his life, addicted to alcohol.

Pierre produced two songs on Metro Station's self-titled debut album. Pierre joined sci-fi legend Lance Henriksen, horror icons Bill Moseley, Danielle Harris and Tiffany Shepis, as well as AFI's Davey Havok and Battlestar Galactica's Nicki Clyne in the cast of the "illustrated film" series Godkiller. Pierre voices the lead role of Tommy, a boy on a mission to save his dying sister in a post-nuclear wasteland. Pierre is in a band called Farewell Continental, which until he wasn't revealed as a member; the group's first full-length album was released on May 2011, followed by a United States tour. Pierre and his wife, Lindsay Pierre, host a podcast called Book Narcs, in which the couple ask guests about their book history and interests. Pierre and his wife welcomed their first child, a daughter named Max, in early 2015. In 2017, Pierre announced The Rapture Twins, a rock collaboration between himself and Game Informer Executive Editor Andrew Reiner; the band's lyrics and branding reflect themes from the world of video games.

Their first single, "Would You Kindly?," was released on February 14, 2017. It was followed by the group's second single, "Eternity,", released during Game Informer's November 2017 Extra Life charity event, with all proceeds from the single's sale going to Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare. Pierre plays a variety of Fender Telecasters from Fender Telecaster Deluxes, to Fender Telecaster Customs to American Fender Telecasters, he has played a Gibson SG in the past