Steve August 3, 2020

George Conway has laid out how Tweety McTreason should face redress for his efforts to sabotage democracy after the president suggested delaying November’s elections. In an opinion article published in The Washington Post, the conservative attorney and husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway decried Trump’s vote delay suggestion as the “ploy of a would-be dictator” and […]

Steve August 3, 2020

Image copyright Getty Images Current testing and contact tracing is inadequate to prevent a second wave of coronavirus after schools in the UK reopen, scientists have warned. Increased transmission would also result from parents not having to stay at home with their children, they say. Researchers said getting pupils back to school was important – […]

Steve August 3, 2020

Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro, who has no medical or scientific background, told Brian Rose on a recent episode of the YouTube show “London Real” that she will not take a vaccine for the coronavirus, because she is both afraid of health risks and being controlled by unseen social forces. Rose, the show’s host, framed the question with an allusion to […]

Steve August 3, 2020

Hurricane Isaias made landfall in southern North Carolina late Monday, bringing high winds and the risk of storm surge and flash flooding, forecasters said. Doppler radar imagery and surface observations indicated that the eye of Isaias, which had maximum sustained winds of 85 mph, made landfall at 11:10 p.m. near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, […]

Steve August 3, 2020

Tesla is leading electric car sales and outselling the next 3 biggest electric automakers combined so far in 2020. The California-based automaker has long been the leader in all-electric vehicle sales, but industry analysts have been forecasting that Tesla will lose this position as more automakers bring electric cars to market. It has yet to […]

Steve August 3, 2020

Microsoft recently reminded customers that starting Oct. 13 the company will not support older versions of Office applications connecting to Office 365 and Microsoft 365 services. [ Related: Microsoft makes ‘major-minor’ Windows 10 release cadence the new normal ] In a support document dated July 20, Microsoft listed the applications that will be “supported for connecting […]

Steve August 3, 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday slammed President Tweety McTreason for bragging on Twitter about the booming stock market just days after Republican inaction allowed the $600-per-week boost in unemployment benefits to expire, slashing the incomes of nearly 30 million Americans as the economy remains mired in deep recession. “One hundred fifty thousand coronavirus deaths, 30 million without an unemployment lifeline, […]

Steve August 3, 2020

Despite being cooked up by Compuserve back in the late 1980s, GIFs have seen a resurgence on the modern internet, mostly because they’re fun. However, all our small embedded systems are getting color screens these days, and they’d love to join in the party. [Larry Bank] has whipped up a solution for just that reason, […]

Steve August 3, 2020

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum has been a favorite video tool of mine for a while since I first reviewed it here. Since it’s recently been rewritten with improved specs, I thought it would be an appropriate time to revisit it and see what’s changed, if anything. The software is a hardware-accelerated DVD reader and video […]

Steve August 3, 2020

If you came to Ubuntu from Windows, you may be wondering why it’s impossible to create desktop shortcuts in Linux. The truth is that it’s not impossible, but it is somewhat more complicated. Read on to learn how to do it. Desktop Files In Linux, every application that you can launch from the desktop comes […]