Day: March 29, 2021

Apple’s independent repair program is expanding to ‘nearly every country where Apple products are sold’

Getting an Apple product repaired often involves going directly to the (expensive) source — an Apple Store — or a big third-party firm. If you live somewhere with limited choices, Apple’s recently announced expansion of its Independent Repair Provider program might change that. The company plans to expand its repair program to “nearly every country …

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Ford is killing off the Mondeo globally in 2022 – Roadshow

The Ford Mondeo — aka the Fusion — is not long for this world. Ford <p class=”speakableTextP1″><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/make/ford/” data-annotation=”true” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{&quot;action&quot;:&quot;inline-annotation|Ford|CNET_CMP_MFR_AUTO|868&quot;}” section=”annotation”>Ford</a> has been on a tear for the past few years in the US, where it’s been killing off basically anything that’s not a truck or an SUV.&nbsp;</p><p class=”speakableTextP2″>Europe has escaped some of that, …

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‘Pokémon GO’ Developer Niantic Teases a See-through Headset

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>Niantic, the studio behind the popular <em>Pokémon GO</em>, today teased some kind of see-through headset. Following a prototype demonstration of Pokémon GO running on HoloLens 2 earlier this month, Niantic CEO John Hanke today showed a teasing glimpse of a see-through headset the company is apparently working on. Exciting to …

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Smartphones are finally matching 2012’s Nokia 808 in camera sensor size

The Xiaomi Mi Ultra. Xiaomi The back is ceramic. Xiaomi This early leak from YouTuber Tech Buff still shows off the rear display better than any of Xiaomi’s official shots. Tech Buff The top and bottom. Look at the size of that camera bump! Xiaomi Following a leak in February, Xiaomi’s Mi 11 Ultra went …

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Pavlov Shack Will Cost $24 On Quest Later This Year, Coming To PSVR2 With Cross-Play

Today on Twitter Pavlov developer davevillz announced that the official Oculus Store version of Pavlov on Quest, named Pavlov Shack, will cost $24. Pavlov Shack on Quest and PSVR 2 In a series of follow-up tweets, the developer goes on to confirm it’s also coming to PSVR, but specifically the new unrevealed headset, generally known …

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Flamingo (FLM) TVL rises as Ethereum gas solutions remain elusive

Yield farming has grown in popularity over the past year alongside the rise of decentralized finance, but recently the ability to earn a good return has been limited by the high transaction costs on the Ethereum (ETH) network.  As a result, yield farmers have begun exploring options outside the Ethereum network for more accessible opportunities …

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Apple-funded Stanford study concludes Apple Watch can be used to measure frailty

Enlarge / Buttons on the side of an Apple Watch Series 3. Valentina Palladino / Ars Technica A new study on the effectiveness of the Apple Watch and iPhone as tools for measuring functional capacity in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) has been published by researchers at Stanford University. The study, which involved 110 participants, …

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MLB team will HODL Bitcoin received from suite sales, says president

Dave Kaval, president of Major League Baseball’s Oakland Athletics, says the ball club will be HODLing any Bitcoin that fans pay for luxury seats at the team ballpark in the San Francisco Bay Area.  In an interview with Bloomberg on Friday, Kaval said no baseball fans had yet taken advantage of the opportunity to buy …

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A modder made a way to mine bitcoin on a Game Boy (very, very slowly)

If your desire to mine bitcoin has been thwarted by a lack of GPU stock and flimsy BIOS locks, YouTuber StackSmashing may be able to help. They’ve made a Game Boy miner, which only needs a Game Boy console (and a slightly modified Link Cable), a Raspberry Pi Pico, and a regular computer (via Tom’s …

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