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The Bunny Identity
on December 9, 2019 at 4:02 pm
3D model printed using data stored inside itself.
The importance and vulnerability of water towers
on December 9, 2019 at 4:01 pm
Scientists assess climate change and other factors that threaten the world’s glacier-based mountain water resources. The news is not so good.
How Enceladus got its stripes
on December 9, 2019 at 4:00 pm
New research suggests it’s all about the physics of fissures.
Less ploughing leads to higher crop yields
on December 9, 2019 at 3:59 pm
Satellite data confirms importance of leaving soil alone.
Things go pear-shaped when you split the atom
on December 9, 2019 at 3:58 pm
Physicists solve a longstanding mystery about nuclear fission.
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Sony announces plan to publish PlayStation games on non-PS consoles [updated]
by Sam Machkovech on December 10, 2019 at 3:12 am
"As early as 2021"; first announced series for the change: MLB The Show.
Evaluating the risks of Africans opting for coal power
by John Timmer on December 9, 2019 at 10:34 pm
Africa's current emissions are driven by transit, but coal could dominate.
Star Trek and Fallout actor Rene Auberjonois has passed away
by Samuel Axon on December 9, 2019 at 10:24 pm
The actor appeared in more than 200 roles in a career spanning half a century.
New Zealand volcano erupts, killing tourists on the island
by Scott K. Johnson on December 9, 2019 at 10:17 pm
White Island erupts after weeks of unrest but no clear warning.
You can order the Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR starting tomorrow
by Samuel Axon on December 9, 2019 at 7:20 pm
We don't know when they'll actually ship yet, though.
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How to Use AirPods as Hearing Aids
by Hamlin on December 9, 2019 at 4:05 pm
Did you know AirPods can be used as hearing aids of sorts? Thanks to a handy and little-known accessibility feature called “Live Listen”, you can use AirPods as hearing aids to boost the audio volume of sounds around you. Apple’s AirPods have become the best selling wireless headphones worldwide in no time, they’re wildly popular ... Read More
How to Connect a Playstation 4 Controller to Apple TV
by Paul Horowitz on December 8, 2019 at 4:05 pm
The PlayStation 4 DualShock 4 controller can be paired with an Apple TV rather easily. This is a great option for Apple TV and PS4 owners, and if you have been playing games on Apple TV or playing through Apple Arcade and have wished to use a traditional video game controller to game with, this ... Read More
How to Force Restart a MacBook Air (2018/2019)
by Paul Horowitz on December 7, 2019 at 3:30 pm
Wondering how to force restart a new MacBook Air 2019 or 2018 model? As you may have noticed there is no obvious power button like there used to be on old Macs, so the old approach to force restarting a Mac seems like it doesn’t apply to the newer MacBook Air 2019 and 2018 models. ... Read More
How to Recover Deleted Emails in Mail for iPhone & iPad
by Hamlin on December 6, 2019 at 5:45 pm
Have you ever accidentally deleted an email within the stock mail app on your iPhone or iPad? Most of us have been there at some point. There’s even a good chance that if you’re reading this, you’re panicked because you couldn’t immediately figure out how to recover an email you either accidentally deleted, or intentionally ... Read More
Beta 4 of MacOS Catalina 10.15.2 Released for Testing
by Paul Horowitz on December 6, 2019 at 5:27 pm
Apple has released the fourth beta version of MacOS Catalina 10.15.2 for Mac users involved in the beta testing programs. MacOS 10.15.2 Catalina presumably focuses on bug fixes and improvements to the latest Mac operating system, perhaps addressing some of the issues and problems with Catalina that have been reported by some users. There does ... Read More
Apple’s event calendar: When is the next Apple event?
by Jason Cross on December 9, 2019 at 9:00 pm
Updated 12/09/19: Apple’s done with events for 2019, and we probably won’t see another major event until the spring of 2020. We’ve updated this article with a speculative look at the events for next year.Apple doesn’t often participate in big industry-wide events like CES or E3. The most valuable company in the world holds its own events, thank you very much. Several times a year, Apple invites the press and industry professionals out to a theater to hear all about its latest products and services. Apple calls these “Special Events,” and streams them online to its millions of fans.To read this article in full, please click here
Best power banks 2019: The top portable chargers for your phone
by Jason Cipriani on December 9, 2019 at 7:25 pm
These USB portable chargers from Anker, Mophie, Xiaomi, and others will keep your Android or Apple phone charged while you're on the go.
Yale Assure Lever with Connected by August review: Yale lets you ditch its own app for August’s
by Christopher Null on December 9, 2019 at 5:30 pm
Alas, Yale’s hardware and August’s wireless technology make for truly unhappy bedfellows.
2020 iPhone rumors: Surprise, surprise, bigger batteries may be on the way
by Macworld Staff on December 9, 2019 at 4:32 pm
The 2019 iPhone models haven’t even been officially announced yet, and we’re already starting to see reports about what will be in the 2020 iPhones. We’ve compiled the most notable ones here, but take these with a big grain of salt. Even if these reports are accurate representations of what suppliers are saying, or come from moles within Apple itself, the company’s plans can and do change. There’s still plenty of time before the design and features have to be totally set in stone.Update 12/9/19: The 2020 iPhones could have bigger batteries due to a new circuitry design.The latest rumor: Larger batteries due to new circuitry After rumors of a new design, new models, and new displays, this rumor is decidedly ho-hum: The 2020 iPhones are tipped to have bigger batteries due to new battery protection circuits. According to the Korean publication The Elec, the iPhone 12 will use customized Protection Module Packages circuits instead of the Protection Circuit Modules used in the iPhone 11. That will reportedly free up more space inside the phone, which could be used to make the battery bigger. With the presumed launch of a 5G modem inside all 2020 models, the iPhone will need as much battery life as it can get, as those modems generally use more power than LTE ones.To read this article in full, please click here
Apple gets Golden Globes love with three huge Apple TV+ nominations
by Michael Simon on December 9, 2019 at 2:43 pm
Apple may be one the newest players when it comes to the streaming world, but that’s not stopping it from picking up some major recognition. The Golden Globes announced its 2020 nominations Monday morning, and Apple picked up three huge nominations in its first try.All three nominations are for The Morning Show, and they’re the biggest the show could get: It’s up for Best Drama, and both Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon received Best Actress nominations. Aniston and Witherspoon each have a Golden Globe win to their name for Friends and Walk the Line, respectively.As expected, the categories are tough. Witherspoon is up against her own show and co-star in Pretty Little Lies, and perennial favorite The Crown is also represented. Here is the full list of nominees in each category:To read this article in full, please click here