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Apple to increase trade-in credit for those buying an iPhone 15

If you still have an iPhone 14 or older, Apple offers you credit to buy a new iPhone when you return yours to the company. Soon, Apple will increase the credit for those who give away an iPhone in the trade-in program and use the credit to buy a bran.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxMay 21st, 2024

The math on unplayed Steam “shame” is way off—and no cause for guilt

It's fun to speculate, but sales and library quirks make it impossible to know. Enlarge / Blast away all the guilt you want in PowerWash Simulator, but there's no need to feel dirty in the real world about your backlog. (credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News1 hr. 29 min. ago

Verizon screwup caused 911 outage in 6 states—carrier agrees to $1M fine

Verizon initially failed to remove a flawed update file that caused two outages. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | David Ramos) Verizon Wireless agreed to pay a $1,050,000 penalty to the US Treasury and implement a complia.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News1 hr. 29 min. ago

Julian Assange to plead guilty but is going home after long extradition fight

"Julian is free!" wife wrote after Assange struck deal with US government. Enlarge / Julian Assange in an airplane in a photo posted by WikiLeaks on June 25, 2024. (credit: WikiLeaks) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

Microsoft risks huge fine over “possibly abusive” bundling of Teams and Office

Microsoft vows to make more changes facing EU fine over Teams bundling. Enlarge / A screen shows a virtual meeting with Microsoft Teams at a conference on January 30, 2024 in Barcelona, Spain. (credit: Cesc Maymo / Contributor |.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

Saturn’s moon Titan has shorelines that appear to be shaped by waves

The liquid hydrocarbon waves would likely reach a height of a meter. Enlarge / Ligeia Mare, the second-largest body of liquid hydrocarbons on Titan. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASI/Cornell) During its T85 Titan flyby on Ju.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

“Energy-smart” bricks need less power to make, are better insulation

Cutting the energy used while firing the bricks means big savings at scale. Enlarge / Some of the waste material that ends up part of these bricks. (credit: Seamus Daniel, RMIT University) Researchers at the Royal Melbou.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

Is generative AI really going to “wreak havoc” on the power grid?

AI is just one small part of data centers’ soaring energy use. Enlarge / Someone just asked what it would look like if their girlfriend was a Smurf. Better add another rack of servers! (credit: Getty Images) Late last.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

Is the total value of unplayed Steam games really $19 billion? Probably not.

It's fun to speculate, but sales and library quirks make it impossible to know. Enlarge / Blast away all the guilt you want in PowerWash Simulator, but there's no need to feel dirty in the real world about your backlog. (credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

Decoding apples: Nitrogen"s role in shaping fruit sugar content

Apple quality and yield are significantly affected by nitrogen levels in the soil, which influence various biochemical processes. Insufficient nitrogen can result in poor fruit quality, while excessive nitrogen leads to environmental pollution. Under.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

The dark side of loan guarantee programs for SMEs

There is always a downside. Even for loan guarantee programs for small businesses, launched during financial crises to stave off the drying up of credit, particularly likely in periods of recession. It turns out these programs also have negative effe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

Battling anthracnose: Unearthing the plant"s arsenal against pathogenic fungi

Plant diseases caused by pathogens like Colletotrichum fructicola lead to significant agricultural losses, particularly in fruit crops such as pear, apple, and peach. Traditional control methods often fail as pathogens adapt to plant defenses. Nonhos.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

6 features that iOS 18 stole from Android

Apple iOS 18 is on the way, and it has some interesting improvements you should care about. They're also stolen from Android. Here are six of them......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

Beyond Good & Evil’s remaster is worth buying for this one new feature

Beyond Good & Evil - 20th Anniversary Edition is a great re-release of a cult classic that holds an excellent new feature......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

Hands-on: iPhone Mirroring with iOS 18 and macOS Sequoia [Video]

Yesterday, Apple released the second beta for iOS 18 and macOS 10.15 Sequoia, and it arrived featuring one of the headline components shared between both OSes. iPhone Mirroring, a feature that lets you both mirror and fully control an iPhone via Cont.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News7 hr. 1 min. ago

Second Apple campus at Research Triangle Park delayed by up to four years

Work still hasn’t started on a second Apple campus some six years after the company announced the plan, and a new report says that work on the project has now been further delayed by “up to four years.” That could mean a full decade between.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News7 hr. 29 min. ago

Meta apparently tried to convince Apple to use its AI

It seems that Meta was in talks with Apple to bring its chatbot to iOS, but it ultimately failed over concerns of Meta’s privacy policies. The post Meta apparently tried to convince Apple to use its AI appeared first on Phandroid. When A.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News7 hr. 29 min. ago

If Apple"s research pans out, an iPhone could be a portable science lab

Apple is researching how to make an iPhone accessory that can be used to perform spectroscopy in the field, and inexpensively.Detail from the patent showing a possible sample testing systemThink of how "Star Trek" tricorders also came in a medical ve.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News7 hr. 29 min. ago

Geological archives may predict our climate future

By analyzing 56-million-year-old sediments, a UNIGE team has measured the increase in soil erosion caused by global warming, synonymous with major flooding......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 29 min. ago

iPadOS 18 lets you format external drives on an iPad [U: iPhone too]

Digital artist and developer Kabel Cadle has spotted a handy new feature in iPadOS 18. For the first time, you can format external drives on an iPad, choosing between three different format options. Update: The same option is also available on the iP.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News9 hr. 29 min. ago

Apple and Meta iOS 18 AI chatbot integration discussions ended long ago

Apple reportedly not in talks with Meta about integrating its AI with iPhone similar to its partnership with OpenAI, citing privacy concerns.Apple and Meta are reportedly not in discussions over AI chatbot integrationEarlier in June, a report claimed.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News9 hr. 29 min. ago