Amazon launches a dedicated Prime Video app for Mac

Amazon has released a Prime Video app for Mac, and you can now get it for free from the App Store. You can use the app to download videos for offline viewing on your computer, which sounds especially useful for long business trips and vacations. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/amazon-prime-video-app-mac-091514744.html

The US finally adopts a national recycling strategy

The Environmental Protection Agency announced a new national recycling strategy today, the agency’s first ever such commitment, according to the Washington Post. It’s a roadmap for the US to achieve a goal of recycling at least half of its municipal waste by the end of the decade. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/15/22783450/recycling-united-states-epa-plastic-pollution-waste

Satellite space debris forces ISS astronauts to seek shelter aboard docked capsules

On Monday, astronauts on the International Space Station had to seek safety aboard their transport craft when the station passed uncomfortably close to a field of orbital debris. According to the Associated Press, US Space Command started tracking the space junk in the early hours of the morning. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/international-space-station-debris-field-215745675.html

Amazon releases Prime Video app for Mac with downloads, AirPlay, and more

Better late than never, as they say: Amazon today launched a Prime Video app for macOS that’s available as a free download in the Mac App Store. Prime Video for Mac includes support for offline downloads, and you can choose your preferred video quality both for regular streaming and downloads. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/15/22783432/amazon-prime-video-mac-app-store-now-available

Adobe discounts Creative Cloud plans by 40 percent for Black Friday

If you’ve been contemplating whether to purchase a subscription to Adobe’s Creative Cloud plan, now is time to do so. Between today and December 3rd, the All Apps plan is 40 percent off for first-time customers. The bundle includes Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro and Acrobat. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/adobe-creative-cloud-sale-black-friday-2021-140021666.html

Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop has heart, style, and some rough edges

Netflix’s live-action take on Cowboy Bebop comes with a lot of expectations. Much of those come from the existing fans, of course — those who loved the original anime with its jazz- and corgi-infused mix of noir and sci-fi and are hoping the new series does it justice. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/22776962/cowboy-bebop-review-netflix

AMC theaters start accepting cryptocurrency payment for movie tickets

AMC announced back in August that it will start accepting cryptocurrency by the end of the year. Now, company CEO Adam Aron has revealed on Twitter that you can already use your digital coins to purchase movie tickets. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/amc-theaters-start-accepting-cryptocurrency-113811626.html

Google loses key appeal against €2.4 billion EU shopping antitrust case

The EU’s second-most senior court, the General Court, has upheld a 2017 ruling by the European Commission which found that Google broke antitrust law in how it promoted its shopping comparison service and demoted rivals. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/10/22769823/google-eu-antitrust-shopping-comparison-loses-appeal

NASA pushes back crewed moon landing to 2025

NASA has officially adjusted its timeline for the Artemis III mission and won’t be landing on the Moon in 2024. The agency is now aiming to land the first woman and next American man on the lunar surface in 2025 at the earliest, NASA administrator Bill Nelson has announced. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/nasa-pushes-back-crewed-moon-landing-to-2025-083617472.html

Review: Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite (2021) is even better than the Oasis

The 2021 Kindle Paperwhite is simply the best ereader for the majority of people who actually want an ereader. It improves on its predecessors in the places it matters most, and starting at $140, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better combination of features and quality. via Technology and News Today https://thenextweb.com/news/kindle-paperwhite-2021-review

Google Chrome users urgently warned to delete browser NOW – here’s why need to remove it from your Android

GOOGLE Chrome users are being warned to delete the browser as soon as possible amid fears highly sensitive data is being harvested. Forbes reports this latest Big Tech privacy nightmare could give users a reason to delete Chrome from their phones. via Technology and News Today https://www.the-sun.com/tech/4014419/google-chrome-delete-browser-now-heres-why-android/

The Most Brilliant Thing About Apple’s New MacBook Pros Is What No One Saw Coming

When Apple introduced new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros last month, they were almost too good to be true. For the most part, they were everything that professional users had been asking Apple to deliver for the last five years. via Technology and News Today https://www.inc.com/jason-aten/the-most-brilliant-thing-about-apples-new-macbook-pros-is-what-no-one-saw-coming.html