I guess I have to watch ads everywhere on my $1,500 LG TV now

This afternoon, I was updating the streaming apps on my 2020 LG CX OLED TV, something I do from time to time, but today was different. Out of nowhere, I saw (and heard) an ad for Ace Hardware start playing in the lower-left corner. It autoplayed with sound without any action on my part. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2021/3/10/22323790/lg-oled-tv-commercials-content-store

Justice League Darkseid Trailer Confirms History Lesson Green Lantern

The latest trailer for Zack Snyder’s Justice League focuses on Darkseid but also features a glimpse of Green Lantern during the history lesson. The latest trailer for Zack Snyder’s Justice League focuses on Darkseid and features a glimpse of Green Lantern during the history lesson. via Technology and News Today https://screenrant.com/justice-league-trailer-green-lantern-history-lesson-confirmed/

Adobe Photoshop is now available natively on M1 Macs

Since ditching Intel’s chips for its own, Apple’s M1 Macs are getting optimized apps all the time that tend to perform better than those put through its Rosetta 2 emulator. Today marks another major native release as Photoshop has officially come out of beta packing quicker speeds for many tasks. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/adobe-releases-a-faster-native-photoshop-app-for-apples-m-1-macs-140031036.html

The inventor of the cassette tape has died

Lou Ottens, the former Philips engineer who gave the world its first compact cassette tape, has passed away. According to Dutch news outlet NRC Handelsblad, Ottens was 94 when he died on March 6th. Ottens started work on the cassette tape in the early 1960s. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/cassette-inventor-lou-ottens-has-died-213101596.html

Mexico Set to Legalize Marijuana, Becoming World’s Largest Market

MEXICO CITY — Lawmakers in Mexico approved a bill Wednesday night to legalize recreational marijuana, a milestone for the country, which is in the throes of a drug war and could become the world’s largest cannabis market, leaving the United States between two pot-selling neighbors. via Technology and News Today https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/10/world/americas/mexico-cannabis-bill.html

Mexico Set to Legalize Marijuana, Becoming World’s Largest Market

MEXICO CITY — Lawmakers in Mexico approved a bill Wednesday night to legalize recreational marijuana, a milestone for the country, which is in the throes of a drug war and could become the world’s largest cannabis market, leaving the United States between two pot-selling neighbors. via Technology and News Today https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/10/world/americas/mexico-cannabis-bill.html