Google’s own iOS apps are now literally begging for updates that don’t exist

Google’s own iOS apps are now literally begging for updates that don’t exist Google hasn’t updated many of its iOS apps in weeks, perhaps to avoid potential criticism from what might be revealed from Apple’s new mandatory App Store privacy labels. Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/10/22277304/google-ios-apps-out-of-date-update-message

CBS All Access will soon stop working on older Apple TV devices

CBS All Access will soon stop working on older Apple TV devices When CBS All Access becomes Paramount+ on March 4th, users of older Apple TV devices may need to use a workaround to access the streaming service. CBS All Access will no longer work on second-generation or third-generation models, according to a popup message… Read More CBS All Access will soon stop working on older Apple TV devices

Epic’s new MetaHuman tool lets you craft realistic faces inside a browser

Epic’s new MetaHuman tool lets you craft realistic faces inside a browser Epic Games has announced a new, browser-based software tool powered by its Unreal Engine called the MetaHuman Creator that can craft highly realistic human faces and help power more realistic body movements and facial animations. Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/10/22276265/epic-games-digital-human-creator-unreal-engine-realistic-human-faces

Go read this Bloomberg story on how Tim Cook turned Apple into a $2.3 trillion powerhouse

Go read this Bloomberg story on how Tim Cook turned Apple into a $2.3 trillion powerhouse Much has been said and written over the years about the post-Steve Jobs era of Apple and whether CEO Tim Cook’s operations-heavy approach to running the iPhone maker has proved more or less successful than Jobs’ at times cutthroat… Read More Go read this Bloomberg story on how Tim Cook turned Apple into a $2.3 trillion powerhouse

Hope Probe Enters Orbit around Mars

Hope Probe Enters Orbit around Mars After a nail-biting 27 minutes, the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) first-ever interplanetary mission has successfully reached orbit around Mars. The spacecraft, dubbed Hope, launched July 19, 2020, atop a Japanese H-IIA rocket, then spent seven months trekking to the Red Planet. Today (Feb. Continue Reading . . . https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/hope-probe-enters-orbit-around-mars/

Disney is closing down Ice Age animation studio Blue Sky and canceling its final film

Disney is closing down Ice Age animation studio Blue Sky and canceling its final film Disney is shutting down Blue Sky Studios, the animation house responsible for the Ice Age movies, according to Deadline. The reason cited by a studio spokesperson is the “current economic realities,” likely referring to COVID, which has hit the movie… Read More Disney is closing down Ice Age animation studio Blue Sky and canceling its final film

Instagram will no longer promote recycled TikToks on its TikTok clone

Instagram will no longer promote recycled TikToks on its TikTok clone In its latest set of best practices for Reels, Instagram is urging users not to repost videos from elsewhere — essentially telling its community not to recycle videos from TikTok. If you do share videos that you rip from TikTok, your followers will still… Read More Instagram will no longer promote recycled TikToks on its TikTok clone