How Global Heating is Simplifying the World’s Ecosystems

How Global Heating is Simplifying the World’s Ecosystems

Global warming is one of the biggest threats to biodiversity worldwide. As temperatures increase, many species are forced to move to new habitats, like fish fleeing warming waters. While the fish have to adapt to new conditions elsewhere, it’s the effect that their departure has on other species that unpicks…

Workers, Rejoice: Microsoft Office 365 Is Down

Workers, Rejoice: Microsoft Office 365 Is Down

The cloud is great until it isn’t. Usually, being able to use all your software and access your files no matter where you are is very handy. But it also means that any glitch or outage to something like Microsoft Office 365 will seemingly grind the whole world’s productivity to…

Why Are VR Headsets So Bulky?

Why Are VR Headsets So Bulky?

Show me someone who looks cool in a VR headset, and I’ll show you a dork with no aesthetic sense. Largely, this has to do with their bulk: as consumer tech continues to shrink, they stubbornly remain massive, looking less like portals into hyper-real alternate dimensions and more like large…

Uber Gets to Stay in London, For Now

Uber Gets to Stay in London, For Now

Uber got itself out of another pickle today, after a judge restored its licence to operate in London for the next 18 months. Uber is terribly sorry, Uber fucked up, and Uber will do better next time. Sounds familiar…

For the Last Time, Please Don’t Buy the Apple Watch Series 3

For the Last Time, Please Don’t Buy the Apple Watch Series 3

Well, well, well. Despite begging every higher power that I wouldn’t have to write yet another blog about why folks shouldn’t buy the Apple Watch Series 3 anymore, a 9to5 Mac report notes that several Series 3 owners have reported that their watches are randomly rebooting since upgrading to watchOS…

GM Halts Sales Of Six Models Over Brake Issues, Including The C8 Corvette

GM Halts Sales Of Six Models Over Brake Issues, Including The C8 Corvette

This week General Motors has issued an immediate stop-sale order on six models across multiple brands. The cars affected are as follows: Buick Encore GX, Cadillac CT4, CT5, XT4, and Chevrolet Trailblazer and Corvette. GM has notified the NHTSA about an upcoming safety recall for these vehicles, which stems from…

A Million Deaths From Coronavirus: Seven Experts Consider Key Questions

A Million Deaths From Coronavirus: Seven Experts Consider Key Questions

The pandemic has reached a grim milestone: one million people have now died of COVID-19, according to Worldometers. On January 13, we published “Mystery China pneumonia outbreak likely caused by new human coronavirus” by Connor Bamford, a virologist at Queen’s University Belfast. Since then, we have published more than 3,500…

Facebook Is Mad at Apple Again

Facebook Is Mad at Apple Again

There is seemingly no end to the ways that tech companies — and there are many of them — will yell at Apple these days. Some of the ire comes from small developers who are rightfully frustrated that they have to fork over a big percentage of their revenue to Apple,…