‘Dota: Dragon’s Blood’ trailer gives a clearer view of Netflix’s new anime series

It’s only been a couple of weeks Netflix and Valve revealed a teaser trailer for the anime series based on Valve’s hit game Dota 2, but now they’re back with a longer trailer showing off more of the characters and story elements. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/dota-netflix-anime-012543673.html

An Ancient Proto-City Reveals the Origin of Home

The Konya Plain in central Turkey is a vast, elevated plateau covered in small farms and dusty fields, edged by dramatic mountain ranges that cast purple shadows. At night, visitors can drive into the foothills and see distant city lights, shimmering like a mirage. via Technology and News Today https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/an-ancient-proto-city-reveals-the-origin-of-home/

Google updates Gmail and other iOS apps for the first time in months

Google has updated the Gmail iOS app for the first time in months, along with Meet, Sheets, Docs, Calendar and Tasks. Aside from Tasks now supporting widgets on iOS 14, these are minor updates centered around bug fixes and performance improvements. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/google-ios-apps-update-gmail-meet-sheets-docs-calendar-tasks-200335624.html

Google finally makes Assistant more useful for your work life

With many companies becoming more comfortable with letting employees work remotely even after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, it’s important that folks have the tools to do their jobs just as well at home. With that in mind, Google is bolstering Workspace (formerly G Suite) with many updates. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/google-workspace-updates-assistant-meet-calendar-170055426.html

Today I learned the iPhone’s excellent document scanner can be controlled from a Mac

The iPhone’s Notes app has a powerful document scanning feature built right into it, and today I learned that this scanner can be controlled directly from a paired Mac in a variety of apps. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/3/1/22306875/apple-continuity-camera-ios-ipados-document-scanner-macos-mojave