View Post

New Trailers: Sweet Girl, Reservation Dogs, Flee, What We Do in the Shadows, and more, Kim Lyons

In Uncategorized by Kim Lyons

Season one of Loki is a wrap and while I know not everyone loved the finale, the show is my favorite of the Marvel/Disney streaming series so far. That’s due mostly to Tom Hiddleston’s fascinating performance as the title character, once a villain who’s evolved into… someone else, not quite sure who yet. Plenty of storylines to pick up in …

View Post

New Steam Deck reservations now showing ‘expected order availability’ in Q2 and Q3 2022, Kim Lyons

In Uncategorized by Kim Lyons

If you’re looking to reserve a Steam Deck and haven’t managed to secure a reservation yet, it looks like you’ll be waiting a while to actually get your device. According to Steam’s store site on Sunday, the $399 64GB Steam Deck and the $529 256GB version both have “expected order availability” dates of of Q2 2022, meaning sometime next spring. …

View Post

Latest leaks indicate new iPhones may have always-on displays like Apple’s Watch, Kim Lyons

In Uncategorized by Kim Lyons

A new report from Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman says the 2021 iPhone may have an always-on display similar to Apple’s Watch, and which Android phones have had for some time. Gurman wrote in his Power On newsletter that the phones will have improved battery life, a smaller notch on the screen, better video recording, a 120Hz refresh rate, and a faster …

View Post

Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket is ‘go’ to launch Jeff Bezos (and crew) on 1st astronaut flight, ,

In Space by

Jeff Bezos has been cleared for liftoff. The billionaire’s spaceflight company, Blue Origin, has completed the flight readiness review for its first-ever crewed launch, which will send Bezos and three others to suborbital space on a vehicle called New Shepard. The landmark mission is set to fly at 9:00 a.m. EDT (1300 GMT) on Tuesday (July 20) — the 52nd …

View Post

Pegasus spyware used to target phones of journalists and activists, investigation finds, Kim Lyons

In Uncategorized by Kim Lyons

A sweeping investigation by 17 media outlets found that NSO Group’s Pegasus software was used in hacking attempts on 37 smartphones belonging to human rights activists and journalists, The Washington Post reported. The phones were on a leaked list of numbers discovered by Paris journalism nonprofit Hidden Stories and human rights group Amnesty International, according to the Post. The numbers …

View Post

Robot collision at Ocado warehouse near London sparks fire, delaying customer orders, Kim Lyons

In Uncategorized by Kim Lyons

Online-only British supermarket Ocado has had to cancel some customers’ delivery orders after a Friday robot collision at one of its warehouses caused a fire, the company said. The fire at the company’s Erith warehouse east of London “appears to have been caused by the collision of three bots on the grid,” the company said in a statement on Sunday. …

View Post

How to use Focus modes for notifications on iOS 15, Chaim Gartenberg

In Uncategorized by Chaim Gartenberg

One of the most powerful new features in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey, is Focus mode. At its core, a Focus mode is a more customizable version of Apple’s existing Do Not Disturb and is accessed from the same menu on iOS, iPadOS, and macOS. But Focus modes are far more customizable, allowing for more granular triggers for …

View Post

Blue Origin launch will be the 1st fully automated flight with civilian astronauts: report, ,

In Space by

The crew aboard Blue Origin’s first astronaut launch on Tuesday (July 20) will take a giant leap into the unknown when they fly the first automated flight with an all-civilian crew, according to a media report. Blue Origin will launch four civilians, including the company’s billionaire founder Jeff Bezos, on its its suborbital New Shepard rocket on Tuesday from Launch …