Day: September 14, 2021

Best Apple iPad deals: Save $50 or $100 on an M1 iPad Pro, $99 on an iPad Air and more – CNET

You can get an iPad Pro with Apple’s new M1 chip for as little as $749. The cheaper, highly capable iPad Air is also discounted. …read more Source:: CNet

UK gives military’s frikkin’ laser cannon project a second roll of the dice

First try had a habit of melting its mirrors, apparently DSEI 2021 The UK has awarded contracts for laser cannons to be fitted to tanks and warships, a mere five years after first bounding into the field of directed energy weapons.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Best Met Gala memes: Kim Kardashian as Darth Vader, Nicki Minaj’s cousin’s friend – CNET

The Met Gala is back, and Kim Petras is horsing around. …read more Source:: CNet

The iPhone 13 event just proves that you don’t care about 5G – CNET

Commentary: Apple gave 5G just a few token references before moving on to everything else new about the iPhone 13. …read more Source:: CNet

Adobe Snuffs Critical Bugs in Acrobat, Experience Manager

Adobe releases security updates for 59 bugs affecting its core products, including Adobe Acrobat Reader, XMP Toolkit SDK and Photoshop. …read more Source:: Threatpost

TikTok launches mental health guide after research shows Instagram is harmful to teens – CNET

New features for the social video app include an expanded guide on eating disorders and updated warning labels for sensitive content. …read more Source:: CNet

iPhone 13 is here, and Apple gave it some big battery, storage and camera upgrades – CNET

At its September event, Apple packed the follow-up to the iPhone 12 series with a handful of new features including a longer battery life. …read more Source:: CNet

Online Coding School Treehouse Lays Off Most of Its Staff

Treehouse, which launched in Portland a decade ago in an ambitious effort to teach software development online, plans to lay off most of its staff by the end of the month. Oregon Live reports: CEO Ryan Carson didn’t answer emailed questions about the cutbacks, but said in a brief reply Tuesday that “we are going…

Rivian builds the first customer R1T electric pickup – Roadshow

It’s finally happening. Rivian is actually building cars for customers. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple Watch Series 7 Delivers Larger Screens and More Durability

Earlier today at Apple’s iPhone 13 launch event, Apple introduced the Apple Watch Series 7 with a new, more seamless design with larger 41mm and 45mm cases that include larger, brighter and more durable screens. There’s also a variety of new colors to choose from. Engadget reports: The update takes advantage of the bigger displays,…