US Cities Could Be Capturing Billions of Gallons of Rain a Day

Your city is a scab on the landscape: sidewalks, roads, parking lots, rooftops—the built environment repels water into sewers and then into the environment. Urban planners have been doing it for centuries, treating stormwater as a nuisance to be diverted away as quickly as possible to avoid flooding. Not only is that a waste of […]

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A Discarded Plan to Build Underwater Cities Will Give Coral Reefs New Life

A combination of AI, a wild 1970s plan to build underwater cities, and a designer creating furniture on the seabed around the Bahamas might be the solution to the widespread destruction of coral reefs. It could even save the world from coastal erosion. Industrial designer Tom Dixon and technologist Suhair Khan, founder of AI incubator […]

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A Discarded Plan to Build Underwater Cities Will Give Coral Reefs New Life

A combination of AI, a wild 1970s plan to build underwater cities, and a designer creating furniture on the seabed around the Bahamas might be the solution to the widespread destruction of coral reefs. It could even save the world from coastal erosion. Industrial designer Tom Dixon and technologist Suhair Khan, founder of AI incubator […]

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Cities Skylines 2 is getting a ‘final’ major bug fix patch, and here are the details

What you need to know Cities: Skylines 2 released in October 2023 to mixed reviews, due mostly in part to the game’s instability and glitches. Developers Colossal Order and publishers Paradox Interactive have released a slate of hotfixes to deal with the game’s more pressing issues. Cities: Skylines 2’s upcoming hotfix, Patch 1.0.19, will be […]

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Samsung to open Experience Spaces in 8 cities to immerse fans in the era of Galaxy AI

While the official debut of the Galaxy S24 series is just around the corner, Samsung is taking different approaches to spread the immersive experience of the Galaxy AI. Going ahead along the same lines, Samsung announced the opening of Experience Spaces in 8 cities around the world to showcase Galaxy AI features to its fans. […]

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Cities: Skylines II runs horribly, a deep dive into Unity explains why

What you need to know Cities: Skylines II was released on October 24th, 2023 for PC. The console versions were pushed to Q2 of 2024, likely due to performance issues. Several tech reviewers such as Gamer’s Nexus have called it out for poor performance. Some new features in Unity might be to blame per a […]

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Xbox Game Pass is getting Cities Skylines 2, Jusant, Dead Space remake, and more

What you need to know Several new games are coming to Xbox Game Pass over the remainder of October 2023.  These include the Dead Space remake, which is available for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and EA Play members.  There’s also Cities Skylines 2 for PC Game Pass users, as well as Jusant, Mineko’s Night Market, […]

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Cities: Skylines 2 delayed for months on Xbox, and your PC may not be able to handle it either

What you need to know Cities: Skylines 2 is a follow-up to the popular city-building simulator Cities: Skylines, developed by Colossal Order and published by Paradox Interactive. The game was planned to be released on PC and consoles simultaneously on October 24, but Paradox Interactive has announced that the console versions of the game have […]

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Why Some Animals Thrive in Cities

Eat almost anything. Sleep almost anywhere. These, it seems, are the secrets to surviving in the city as a wild animal. Among the species that dominate urban spaces—pigeons, cockroaches, rats, foxes—these are the most obvious characteristics successful city dwellers have. But they aren’t the only tactics for urban survival. A new study has uncovered four […]

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Cities Aren’t Supposed to Burn Like This Anymore—Especially Lahaina

“Those fire-prone invasive species fill in any gaps anywhere else—roadsides, in between communities, in between people’s homes, all over the place,” Elizabeth Pickett, co-executive director of the Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization, told WIRED last week. “At this point, 26 percent of our state is covered in these fire-prone grasses.”  Not only has much of Maui […]

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Toyota veut encourager les transports durables avec son « Sustainable Cities Challenge »

Toyota vient d’annoncer un financement à hauteur de 9 millions de dollars pour encourager le développement des solutions de transport durables en ville. Les innovateurs pourront présenter leurs projets dans une des trois villes hôtes qui seront annoncées en février 2024. Cela vous intéressera aussi [EN VIDÉO] 5 moyens de transport du futur Train hyperloop, métro […]

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Cities: Skylines 2 comes to Xbox Game Pass on Day One this Fall

What you need to know Cities: Skylines 2 is a city-building simulation game that will launch on Xbox and PC Game Pass on October 24 2023. Cities: Skylines 2 features an updated engine that allows for more realistic graphics, dynamic weather and advanced customization options for buildings, roads and citizens. The game also introduces a […]

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Google Maps gets Immersive View in five cities

At the Google I/O event in May 2022, Google announced that it will bring an AI and AR-powered feature called Immersive View to Google Maps. Using the feature, users could view cities in a birds-eye view, similar to Apple Maps’ Flyover feature. At the Search AI event in Paris, Google announced that Google Maps’ Immersive […]

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Xbox Game Pass : Cities Skyline et Atomic Heart, voici les nouveautés du catalogue en février 2023

À chaque mois ses nouveaux jeux sur le Xbox Game Pass, et c’est encore une jolie fournée que nous livre aujourd’hui Microsoft. Au programme, du FPS de science-fiction avec Atomic Heart, de la gestion de mégalopole avec Cities Skyline et beaucoup de combats, que ce soit sur un terrain de football ou à dos de […]

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Cities: Skylines Remastered brings the epic city builder to Xbox Series X|S

What you need to know Cities: Skylines is a critically-acclaimed city builder available across PC and consoles. On Wednesday, Colossal Order and Paradox Interactive announced Cities: Skylines Remastered for Xbox Series X|S and PS5. The current-gen optimized edition will bring UI and UX improvements, graphical upgrades, and support for much larger cities. It’ll release as […]

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Reliance Jio 5G now live in 50 more cities in India

Indian telecom operator Reliance Jio has been launching its “True 5G” services across different parts of India since the commercial launch of 5G in the Asian country last October, and the company today announced that its 5G services went live in 50 more cities of India. Jio said this makes it one of the largest […]

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US Cities Are Falling Out of Love With the Parking Lot

This story originally appeared in The Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. They are gray and rectangular, and if you laid all 2 billion of them together they would cover an area roughly the size Connecticut, about 5,500 square miles. Parking lots have a monotonous ubiquity in US life, but a growing […]

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Google Maps for iOS Gaining Augmented Reality Live View Search in Select Cities

Google is bringing a new augmented reality Live View feature to its Maps app, allowing smartphone users to visually search for restaurants, coffee shops, and other businesses that are located nearby. Using Live View, you can open up Maps and tap the camera icon in the search bar to see what’s around you, from shops […]

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Europe’s Cities Are Getting More Crowded—That’s a Good Thing

Cities are unpredictable places. Not just in the hustle and bustle of dusty street corners, but across the sweep of time itself. Take Leipzig for example. Once the fifth largest city in Germany, it tumbled into steep decline after German reunification in 1990. Residents left the city in droves, decamping to new developments outside the […]

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Zenith, After The Fall, Cities VR, Jurassic World… annoncés sur PSVR 2

Le PlayStation VR 2 a pas mal occupé l’actualité ces derniers jours et vous pouvez retrouver d’ailleurs via ce lien l’ensemble de l’actualité PlayStation VR 2. Nous terminons aujourd’hui la couverture de ces dernières annonces avec l’annonce du portage de plusieurs jeux VR déjà existants sur Meta Quest 2 et qui arriverons donc également sur […]

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