Technology

Steve September 23, 2021

It is definitely a hassle to carry a vaccination card around, but it’s so important that you don’t want to misplace it. Apple plans to help you out with that. With iOS 15 just being released on September 20, the iOS 15.1 beta was released to developers, with support for adding vaccination cards to your […]

Steve September 23, 2021

If your employees want to use iPhones and Macs, you really should let them. That’s the main message today coming from a Vanson Bourne survey commissioned by Jamf. Employee choice remains an HR issue The international survey asked 2,000 employees and 500 IT decision-makers how they felt about employee choice and the future of work. It […]

Steve September 23, 2021

Mozilla Firefox was one of the applications that opened my eyes to open source. It wasn’t by any means the tipping point, but it was part of a larger cumulative effect of several open source applications grabbing my attention, which ultimately resulted in me switching to Linux, and never looking back. Since switching to Firefox, […]

Steve September 23, 2021

Static website generators and JAMStack have taken off in recent years. And with good reason. There is no need for complex backends with only static HTML, CSS, and Javascript to serve. Not having backends means better security, lower operational overhead, and cheaper hosting. A win-win-win! In this article, I’m going to talk about Jekyll. As […]

Steve September 23, 2021

Intel’s vision of the computing architecture of autonomous vehicles is similar to that of PCs, with pricey models getting better hardware and the latest software, and cheaper self-driving cars getting the bare minimum. The segments of premium and mid-range cars will need extra compute and over-the-air update capabilities to enable increasing levels of autonomous driving, […]

Steve September 23, 2021

Microsoft has introduced the Surface Laptop Studio, and if you mistook it for a tablet with a trackpad stand, you’d be forgiven. The device was the last to be announced during a launch that was live-streamed on Wednesday. The event hyped up Windows 11 Surface PCs that are set to ship from October 5. At […]

Steve September 23, 2021

Unexplained service issue blamed after customers unable to leave gratuities electronically Square’s payment system malfunctioned over the weekend for several hours, a glitch that cost workers at affected businesses a meaningful portion of their earnings during the most lucrative day of the week. The company’s status page at IsSquareUp.com tells the clinical part of the […]

Steve September 23, 2021

Tesla is fighting the rest of the auto industry in the US over respecting the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) requirements set back in 2016. Under CAFE, automakers have to achieve higher levels of fuel economy in the vehicles they sell in the US or otherwise face penalities, which they can avoid by buying credits […]

Steve September 23, 2021

BEIJING (AP) — China’s central bank will soon have access to private credit information of hundreds of millions of users of Ant Group’s online credit service, in a move signaling more regulatory oversight of the financial technology sector. Huabei, Ant Group’s credit service, said in a statement that consumer credit data it has collected will […]

Steve September 23, 2021

NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — She was orphaned during Rwanda’s genocide and lost much of one of her legs to childhood cancer, but Claudine Humure has dreams of giving back to her once war-torn homeland. First, though, she needed a new leg to propel her on the next part of her journey. The 29-year-old, who spent […]

Steve September 22, 2021

Tesla announced that it has broken ground on a new facility called ‘Megafactory’ in Lathrop, California. It will be used to produce Megapacks, Tesla’s biggest batteries for stationary energy storage. As of now, Tesla exclusively produces its battery packs for its energy division, Powerwall, Powerpacks, and Megapacks, at Gigafactory Nevada. But now it looks like […]

Steve September 22, 2021

Crop and trim are often used interchangeably concerning video, when in reality, they are different actions. Cropping refers to reducing the height or width of a video. On the other hand, when we want to shorten a video’s duration, it is trimmed. Here we take a look at how to crop and trim a video […]

Steve September 22, 2021

Ebooks provide a convenient way to read digital content on an Amazon Kindle, a smart device, tablet, laptop, desktop machine, and more. The popularity of ebook readers for these multiple platforms shows that digital formats are replacing physical books. In this post, we’re run through the best ebook reader apps for various devices. 1. Amazon […]

Steve September 22, 2021

Posted September 22, 2021 by Charles Morris & filed under Fleets and Infrastructure, Newswire, The Infrastructure. Kaluza, an intelligent energy platform, and Flexitricity, an electrical aggregator and demand response specialist, have partnered to provide a new combined grid flexibility service. The companies aim to unlock the energy storage potential of EVs and other in-home devices, […]