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California set for another year of brown lawns, tight water restrictions

Californians should brace for another year of brown lawns, tight water restrictions and increased calls for conservation as state water managers Thursday warned that severely reduced allocations are once again likely in 2023......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 2nd, 2022

Apple’s rumored headset needs more than an Apple Store app in VR to become a hit

It has been quite a while since we started hearing rumors about Apple’s mixed-reality headset. In recent months, a lot of extra details about the product have leaked out on the internet, as it is expected to be introduced sometime this year. Inter.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

Netflix details how it will prevent users from sharing their account password with others

Netflix last year announced that it has been working on a feature to prevent users from sharing their account passwords with others. The change was being tested in some countries as the company claims that users sharing their Netflix accounts hurts.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

YouTube TV: plans, pricing, channels, how to cancel, and more

Google's cable TV alternative gets more channels every year -- but at $65 per month, is it still a good value?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

Far-off storms fuel dangerous "sneaker" waves along Pacific Northwest coast, new research suggests

On Jan. 16, 2016, beachgoers up and down the Washington, Oregon and northern California coasts were surprised by multiple "sneaker" waves that inundated beaches, caused injuries and swamped a vehicle......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 34 min. ago

Genetic engineering sheds light on ancient evolutionary questions

Cyanobacteria are single-celled organisms that derive energy from light, using photosynthesis to convert atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) and liquid water (H2O) into breathable oxygen and the carbon-based molecules like proteins that make up their ce.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 34 min. ago

Storing carbon dioxide underground may be a safe solution to mitigate climate change, according to new study

A study led by the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA) and the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (IMEDEA CSIC-UIB), both belonging to the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), has shown that injecting billi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 34 min. ago

The Crew Motorfest brings a racing festival to Hawaii this year

Ubisoft announced The Crew Motorfest, the latest entry in its open-world racing game series......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 34 min. ago

Kuo: Upgraded optical zoom to be exclusive to iPhone ‘Pro Max’ cameras until at least 2025

Apple is expected to release its first iPhone with a periscope lens with this year’s iPhone 15 lineup, but rumors say it’ll be limited to only the highest-end iPhone 15 Pro Max. According to a new report from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the curr.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

9to5Mac Daily: January 31, 2023 – Apple Music Replay, foldable iPad next year

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Enjoy the podcast.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

Here’s what the Apple Watch can tell us about a titanium iPhone 15 Pro

Among other changes, this year’s iPhone 15 Pro models are rumored to feature a new chassis made out of titanium for the first time. This could make for a lighter design, additional durability, and more. In fact, it could be one of the biggest desi.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

Samsung’s Q4 profits plummet 69 percent, hit 8-year low

And the Galaxy S23 launch tomorrow probably won't save Samsung. Enlarge / The regional headquarters of Samsung in Mountain View, California. (credit: Getty Images/Smith Collection) Samsung Electronics has a big phone lau.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

ChromeOS and Microsoft 365 will start playing nicer with each other this year

Microsoft and Google balance working together and competing with one another. Enlarge / ChromeOS will feature better OneDrive and Microsoft 365 support "later this year." (credit: Google) Google and Microsoft don't alway.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

California lawmakers want to prohibit fully autonomous trucking

The California Labor Federation and several Teamsters locals rallied in Sacramento for proposed legislation requiring a trained safety driver to be in the cab during any testing or operations of autonomous vehicles weighing more than 10,001 pounds......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 2 min. ago

GM to co-develop Nevada lithium mine as it ramps up EV production

The automaker says it will acquire a $650 million equity stake in Lithium Americas Corp. in a deal that will produce enough lithium for 1 million EVs a year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 2 min. ago

How culling Australia"s feral water buffalo could help tackle climate change

The world's largest wild population of water buffalo now roam Australia. As does the largest wild herd of camels. We have millions of feral goats and deer. For these introduced species, Australia is a paradise. Plenty of vegetation, and not many pred.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago

Do mass shootings cause more mass shootings? Research is divided

Two mass shootings in California last week that killed dozens of people in public spaces, as well as a third attack days earlier that killed six family members in their home, have again raised questions about whether such violent incidents inspire ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago

Will recent storms save California from a brutal fire season?

It's something of a Golden State paradox: Dry winters can pave the way for dangerous fire seasons fueled by dead vegetation, but wet winters—like the one the state has seen so far—can also spell danger by spurring heaps of new growth that can lat.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago

Understanding plants can boost wildland-fire modeling in an uncertain future

A new conceptual framework for incorporating the way plants use carbon and water, or plant dynamics, into fine-scale computer models of wildland fire provides a critical first step toward improved global fire forecasting......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 2 min. ago

First maps of the fens of eastern England reveal saltwater that could threaten food production

The first ever maps of the shallow groundwater of the Fens of eastern England show that salt water is relatively close beneath the surface, meaning that if sea-levels rise, then salt content would affect the ability of the area to grow food......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 2 min. ago

The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 gets an official EPA range of 361 miles

Great aerodynamics help, but you'll want the smaller wheels for max range. Enlarge / The Ioniq 6 will be the next EV to debut using Hyundai's clever new E-GMP architecture. It goes on sale in the US later this year. (credit: Jona.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 34 min. ago