Netflix is reportedly adapting Neil Gaiman’s Sandman

Another Neil Gaiman property is being adapted for the small screen. The Hollywood Reporter says that Netflix is closing in on a deal with Warner Bros.

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New electric cars in Europe have to make artificial noises

Don’t be surprised if you hear more of a racket from electric cars in Europe. As of July 1st, new four-wheeled EV models in the European Union require a noise-emitting device (Acoustic Vehicle Alert System, or AVAS) that kicks in whenever the vehicle is driving below 19km/h (12MPH).

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/30/eu-electric-car-noise-rule-takes-effect/

Cheat Sheet: How to Use a Light Box for Product Photography

Lighting is crucial when shooting products and objects using a lightbox. Learn how to get it right with this cheat sheet. Whether you have a product shoot planned or want to do some clean still life snaps, a lightbox will let you do the job right.

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The 5 best macOS Catalina features

Apple’s next major update to its Mac and MacBook operating system – macOS Catalina – is coming later this year (the smart money is on a September launch), but now that Apple has released the public beta of the software, we’ve had a chance to play with some of the new features.

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Microsoft Issues Warning For 800M Windows 10 Users

Windows 10 is in a rut. The platform has been hit with multiple problems in recent weeks and partners have been making things even worse. But now an important new Windows 10 warning (and the failure behind it) falls squarely on Microsoft’s shoulders.

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Editorial: Stonewall, 50 years and a day

The story goes like this: the people were screaming, begging the cops to let them go, pleading that an arrest would devastate their lives. People were trying to escape the paddy wagon, but they were pushed and packed in, while the doors were being closed.

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Jony Ive made the entire tech world care about design

I love industrial design and have for as long as I can remember. As a child, I broke my dad’s Braun electric razor playing with the dial that raised and lowered the blades because the action was so cool and “clicky.” At school, I dreamed of being either a product designer or an architect.

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Woman Gives Birth At Pink Concert, Names Baby Girl After Singer

With the help of two on-site medics, Denise Jones, 32, welcomed a baby girl while the singer was performing in England at Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium on Tuesday night. The mother has since named her newborn daughter Dolly Pink in tribute to the singer. 

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Google Maps can predict how crowded your train or bus will be

Public transit is vital for countless people, but no one wants to be stuck on a subway train or bus that’s jam-packed. To help you figure out how busy your ride is going to be, you’ll soon see predictions to that end in Google Maps.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/27/google-maps-public-transit-crowdedness-predictions-delays/

Famed Apple designer Jony Ive is leaving to start his own firm

In an interview with the Financial Times, Jony Ive announced that after two decades of making Apple products look and feel the way they do, he’s leaving the company. His new venture is called LoveFrom, and it will have Apple as its first client.

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Microsoft to enter the Android game?

A report says Microsoft will release a foldable Windows 10 device that can also run Android apps. How likely is this? We explain.Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTVCNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/p…Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzGLi

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Xfinity Mobile moves beyond phones with iPads and Apple Watch

Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile is no longer limited to selling smartphones… provided you like Apple hardware. The carrier (whose network is run by Engadget parent Verizon) has introduced its first non-phone devices, including LTE versions of the Apple Watch Series 4, iPad Air and iPad mini.

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LG tries to bring webOS to cars, robots, and the smart home with new partnership

LG and The Qt Company have announced an expanded partnership to bring webOS to more devices including cars, robots, and other smart home products. LG says the partnership will make it more efficient to port webOS to new devices.

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Google now lets you auto-delete your location history

Google is following through on its promise to let you auto-delete your activity and location data. It’s now rolling out location history deletion tools to Android and iOS, giving you a relatively simple way to limit the scope of Google’s location tracking.

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Google’s new curriculum teaches kids how to detect disinformation

When Google launched its “Be Internet Awesome” curriculum for educators a couple of years ago, it focused its efforts on teaching children about online safety. This year, however, the company is adding a new component to its campaign: media literacy.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/24/google-kids-spot-disinformation/

Comcast is bringing Amazon Music to Xfinity X1 and Flex

Amazon Music might be coming to a TV near you soon. Comcast is bringing the music streaming service to Xfinity X1 over the next few weeks. It says it’s the first time you’ll be able to access Amazon Music on a TV via a pay-TV provider.

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