When a Mantis Shrimp Fights a Disco Clam, It Meets Its Match

The mantis shrimp is one of evolution’s greatest hits—literally. This pugnacious crustacean (not technically a shrimp) cocks back its hammer-limbs and smashes prey with such ferocity, a shockwave blows the claws clean off crabs and crumples clamshells like they were paper mâché. Really, there isn’t much on the tropical seafloor …

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Xbox Series X: Everything you need to know

Source: Microsoft The Xbox Series X was unveiled at The Game Awards on December 13, 2019. The beastly, monolithic device represents “Project Scarlett,” as a flagship console set to power the next-generation of console games. While official details are still relatively limited, various interviews, rumors, leaks, and trailers help us …

iTunes Remote App Gains Dark Mode and macOS Catalina Support

Apple today updated its iTunes Remote app with support for Apple Music and the Apple TV apps in macOS Catalina, enabling a feature that was first introduced earlier this week in ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.2. Following today’s iOS update and the macOS 10.15.2 update, the iTunes Remote app can be used …

Twin Peaks VR is a must-have for for diehard fans of the TV series

Twin Peaks, the episodic brainchild of David Lynch and Mark Frost, first released in 1990, has seen a cult following, unlike any other TV show. The blend of Lynchian surrealism, bizarre characters, and spooky detective work immediately drew me in when I first watched the original run years ago. And …

A quick look at who’s in on Microsoft’s ’19 #WindowsUglySweater campaign

Last year, Microsoft jumped on the trend of “ugly holiday sweaters.” Going back to classic Americana trends of wearing jumpers of questionable taste doubled-downed by adding corny holiday themes, sweaters are now the hipster December fashion trend. In 2018, Dona Sarkar, who led the Windows Insider team, sent out sweaters …

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Set of Cable Organizers From Fuse

For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with Fuse to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a set of cable organizers for Apple device cables from Fuse. Fuse in November added to its Mac cable wrangling options with a whole set of cable organizers designed for Apple’s entire iPhone, …

Last-Minute Holiday Deals: Shop the Best Sales on Apple Accessories From Pad & Quill, Twelve South, and More

With Christmas under two weeks away, we’re now entering last-minute holiday shopping season. Although some of the best deals may have already come and gone this year, many brands and retailers still offer solid discounts online and in stores, giving shoppers a chance to finish off their shopping lists just …

Grève : le patron de la SNCF demande aux cheminots de «faire une pause» pendant les fêtes – Le Parisien

La trêve des confiseurs marquera-t-elle aussi une pause dans le conflit sur la réforme des retraites? Rien n’est moins sûr, mais Jean-Pierre Farandou veut y croire. Alors que les cheminots s’apprêtent à entrer dans leur 10e jour de grève, le patron de la SNCF appelle ce vendredi les salariés grévistes …

Frostpunk ‘The Last Autumn’ prequel expansion takes place before winter

Frostpunk is a city-building, survival, and strategy game that’s quite popular on PC. In a frozen world, people develop steam-powered machines to oppose the overwhelming cold. You, the city ruler, have to manage both the inhabitants and the infrastructure. Leaders face numerous challenges, frequently questioning morality and the basic foundation …

My super mega lazy Xbox Game Streaming / Project XCloud set-up is amazing

Source: Windows Central Project XCloud brings Xbox video game streaming to mobile devices, PCs, and tablets, with a broader rollout planned for the first half of 2020. As of right now, it’s available as part of a limited preview, that you can sign up for right here. We’re among the …

Grève dans les transports : le trafic SNCF et RATP restera fortement perturbé ce week-end – Le Monde

Alors que la grève contre la réforme des retraites semble partie pour durer, le trafic restera fortement perturbé dans les transports publics samedi 14 et dimanche 15 décembre. SNCF : un TGV sur quatre, un Transilien sur six La direction de la SNCF prévoit notamment de faire circuler un TGV sur quatre « en …

Apple Offers Free Genetic Testing to Cupertino Employees

Through Apple’s AC Wellness services that offer health benefits to Cupertino employees, Apple has begun providing its staff with free genetic testing, reports CNBC. AC Wellness operates on-site health clinics on and near Apple’s Cupertino campuses, and through a partnership with Color Genomics, employees are able to get genetic screenings …

Samsung’s retreat from Huizhou has had a huge negative impact on the city

The closing of Samsung’s last smartphone factory in Huizhou, Guangdong province, China, has left a pretty big mark on the city. According to a couple of recent reports by Mint and South China Morning Post, Huizhou city has become a ghost town after Samsung pulled the plug on its last …

With Apple’s New Austin Campus Underway, Is Apple Still Looking at North Carolina?

A year to the day after Apple announced plans to spend $1 billion on a new corporate campus in Austin, Texas, to initially support 5,000 employees with the potential to grow to 15,000, television station WRAL in Raleigh, North Carolina, has shared an update and a few new details related …

Xbox Series X size is almost double the volume of Xbox One X

Microsoft’s Xbox Series X marks the pinnacle of its next-generation vision, hitting the market with a 4K 60 FPS baseline, and supporting up to 8K resolution or 120 Hz refresh rates. The upcoming flagship delivers notable performance gains across the board, currently set for a late 2020 debut. The Xbox …

Microsoft dévoile sa future console Xbox Series X

Microsoft a profité de la cérémonie des Game Awards 2019 pour dévoiler officiellement son « projet Scarlett » alias sa prochaine console de jeu Xbox Series X. La belle va remplacer la Xbox One l’année prochaine. Son lancement est prévu pour les fêtes de fin d’année 2020. L’annonce a eu …

New Moto 360 (2019) review

In arguably one of the biggest smartwatch surprises of the year, there’s a new Moto 360 smartwatch in town. Running on Wear OS and priced in at $350, it features a familiar design upgraded to the latest technology. This new Moto watch isn’t exactly made by Motorola though. It’s been …