Day: April 26, 2020

The Last Dance and Jordan are perfect distractions in a world starving for sport – CNET

The Last Dance is the closest thing we have to sport right now. I am absorbing it like a blood sucking leech. …read more Source:: CNet

The best meat delivery services in 2020: Butcher Box, Holy Grail Steak Co. and more – CNET

Explore your options for high-quality beef, pork, chicken and seafood all delivered to your door. …read more Source:: CNet

Should the Government Subsidize Online Jobs and Classes — and Streaming Services?

Two lead economists for the World Bank called for an updated online version of a legendary government program from America’s Great Depression during the 1930s — public works programs — as a companion to widespread calls for quarantining: What is missing in such mandatory “stick” approaches is the more active use of “carrot” incentives that…

Brad Pitt plays Dr. Anthony Fauci on SNL, just as the doctor requested – CNET

Not live, possibly not from New York, but Saturday Night Live is still at it. …read more Source:: CNet

Quebec’s Government Urges Online Shoppers To Local Retailers Instead of Amazon

“The coronavirus crisis is giving Quebec’s nationalist government an excuse to attempt what may be impossible,” reports Bloomberg. “The Canadian province is embarking on an uphill battle to chip away at Amazon’s position.” Reckoning that weeks of confinement will permanently accelerate the growth of online shopping, Premier Francois Legault wants to boost Quebec retailers’ digital…

2 Apple Watch features that earned the smartwatch a permanent spot on my wrist – CNET

I started out a skeptic, but the Apple Watch eventually won me over. Here’s what it took for me to take it seriously as a fitness tracker and smartwatch. …read more Source:: CNet

Snakes And Ladders: Game Boy Emulator In Python

If a Game Boy was a part of your childhood, you were probably more than once dreaming of spending your entire school day with it. Well, they had to wait a few more years for that, but eventually in 2015, [Asger], [baekalfen], and [troelsy] made that dream reality when they created a Game Boy emulator…

New CPU Performance Testing Concludes AMD Beats Intel

An anonymous reader quote Hot Hardware: If you’re looking for the best gaming CPU or the best CPU for desktop applications, there are only two choices to pick from: AMD and Intel. That fact has spawned an almost religious following for both camps, and the resulting flamewars, that make it tricky to get unbiased advice…

Elon Musk Says SpaceX Took ‘Key Steps’ To Reduce Starlink Satellites’ Brightness

“SpaceX’s Starlink internet satellites will soon sport an accessory to tamp down their surprising brightness,” reports Live Science: That brightness worries many astronomers, who say that the huge Starlink constellation could seriously disrupt a variety of scientific observations. And Starlink will indeed be huge, if all goes according to SpaceX’s plan: The company has approval…

iPhone SE outclasses all Android phones thanks to Apple’s A13 chip – CNET

Performance on a budget arrives just in time for buyers spooked by the pandemic. …read more Source:: CNet