Latest IDC numbers reiterate Apple’s dominance of tablet market

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Earlier this week during Apple’s earnings call, CEO Tim Cook said that the iPad had experienced its most successful June quarter in nearly a decade. And now IDC is out with its latest worldwide shipment figures that underline Apple’s commanding lead over the tablet competition. After refreshing the …

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Over 100 warship locations have been faked in one year

Abuses of location technology might just result in hot political disputes. According to Wired, SkyWatch and Global Fishing Watch have conducted studies showing that over 100 warship locations have been faked since August 2020, including the British aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth and the US destroyer Roosevelt. In some cases, the false data showed the vessels …

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Google pairs Stadia Controller and Chromecast as $100 ‘play and watch’ bundle

Image: Google Google has recently been selling a combo-package of the Stadia Controller and 2020 Chromecast as a limited-time promotion. But as spotted by 9to5Google, the company has now made the pair a permanent bundle that it’s calling the “play and watch” package. For $99.99, you get both the controller and streaming dongle. That’s a …

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US Justice Department Says Russians Hacked Its Federal Prosecutors

In January America’s federal Justice Department said there was no evidence that Russian hackers behind the massive SolarWinds breach had accessed classified systems, remembers the Associated Press. But today? The department said 80% of Microsoft email accounts used by employees in the four U.S. attorney offices in New York were breached. All told, the Justice …

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Knights of Sidonia Animated Feature Film Headed to Theaters

Demon Slayer: Mugen Train movie was a huge box office hit for the entertainment company and streaming service Funimation. Riding high on the success of that, the company is set to release another animated film, Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven in the Stars, based on the manga from Tsutomu Nihei. Read more… Gizmodo Read More

How to stream Xbox Game Pass (xCloud) to your Android phone

Xbox Game Pass cloud streaming is now available for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members. What was formerly known as xCloud in beta allows players to stream games to their Android phones without worrying about downloads. If you have a Game Pass Ultimate membership, the process of streaming is incredibly simple. If a game doesn’t support …

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Nobel Winner Steven Weinberg, Who Unified Two of Physics‘ Fundamental Forces, Has Died

Long-time Slashdot reader Mogster quotes : Steven Weinberg, a Nobel-prize winning physicist whose work helped link two of the four fundamental forces, has died at the age of 88, the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) announced Saturday (July 24). HIs work was foundational to the Standard Model, the overarching physics theory that describes …

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Thanks to the Rickroll, ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ hits 1 billion YouTube plays

Photo by Bernd Muller/Redferns The official video for Rick Astley’s 1987 hit “Never Gonna Give You Up” has surpassed 1 billion plays on YouTube. The song became a lasting part of internet culture thanks to the Rickroll meme and reached the impressive milestone a couple days ago. Astley took to the video’s comments to share …

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How to watch Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix 2021 online from anywhere

We’ve reached the halfway point in Formula 1’s 2021 season and drivers and teams will be in Hungary for what looks to be a heated Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend and we have all the details on how you can watch the race on TV or online. The ongoing rivalry between Mercedes‘ Lewis Hamilton and …

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