As the Oceans Warm, Hurricanes Stay Stronger Longer
Hurricane season is drawing to a close, but not before setting a record. Tropical Storm Theta became the 29th named Atlantic storm this week, making 2020 the busiest season on record. And it’s not just the total number of storms that’s remarkable.
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macOS Big Sur is now available to download
Apple has officially released the latest version of macOS: macOS Big Sur (also known as macOS 11.0), which is available to download now assuming you have a compatible Mac.
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WandaVision, Marvel’s first big Disney Plus show, will premiere on January 15th
WandaVision, one of Marvel Studios’ most anticipated new series, finally has a release date: January 15th, 2021. The news came ahead of Disney’s fourth quarter earnings call.
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Android 11 can show personal events in your work Calendar
Google Calendar has a handy new feature on Android 11 for Workspace users with work profiles. You can view all of your work and personal data together in the work Calendar app without having to link your accounts.
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AT&T offers cheap wireless data to teachers and students stuck at home
Remote schooling is going to be a fixture of daily life for many people as long as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, and AT&T is acknowledging that reality beyond lifting data caps.
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Do NASA’s Lunar Exploration Rules Violate Space Law?
When they were first publicized by NASA earlier this year, NASA’s Artemis Accords seemed harmless and trivial, almost self-evident.
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What to expect from SpaceX’s Crew-1 launch to the space station
On the evening of November 14th, SpaceX plans to re-create the monumental feat it achieved earlier this year by launching another crew of astronauts to the International Space Station. This mission is a milestone for both SpaceX and NASA.
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Apple HomeKit’s adaptive lighting starts rolling out for Philips Hue bulbs
Philips Hue bulbs can now adjust their lighting automatically throughout the day when used with HomeKit thanks to an update which adds support for Apple’s new Adaptive Lighting feature.
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