Warp Drive races into Apple Arcade for the holiday weekend

on Friday added Warp Drive, a new game from UK indie developer Supergonk, . You can try your hand at the new futuristic racing game over Thanksgiving weekend across iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod Touch and Apple TV. . Warp Drive isn’t an average racing game, it ups the ante by letting players teleport — or warp — around the track to discover hidden shortcuts and tracks.

Link: Warp Drive races into Apple Arcade for the holiday weekend
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Adobe Cyber Monday: Huge Creative Cloud price cut extended!

Adobe has extended its Black Friday offer into Cyber Monday with a deal that knocks a massive 20 per cent off a Creative Cloud All Apps plan subscription. Plus, there’s even a bonus 5 per cent off for US residents! Wherever you are, you can now enjoy a subscription to Adobe powerhouses like Photoshop, Premiere Pro and Illustrator for only $39.99 / €48.39 / £39.95 every month.

Link: Adobe Cyber Monday: Huge Creative Cloud price cut extended!
via http://www.creativebloq.com

8 Top Wall Art Visualizer Apps (See What Your Art Will Look Like)

Curious how a work of art or print will look on your wall? Check out these wall art visualizer software programs which let you visualize your art on different backgrounds and/or to a room photo you upload. Wall art visualizer software is interesting because it can help with choosing art and/or the wall color/material of a room.

Link: 8 Top Wall Art Visualizer Apps (See What Your Art Will Look Like)
via http://www.homestratosphere.com

Apple Clips in K12: An under appreciated video editor for schools

Apple recently updated its Clips app adding several exciting features. The new changes include a refreshed user interface, the ability to record in both vertical and horizontal aspect ratios, and is optimized to record and share in Dolby Vision HDR with the new iPhone 12 family of devices. What I don’t think most people realize is that Clips usage in K-12 has skyrocketed since its release.

Link: Apple Clips in K12: An under appreciated video editor for schools
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Cyber security chief fired by Trump rejects election foreign meddling claims, says “the proof is in the ballots”

A top cyber security official, who was fired by President Donald Trump after saying the 2020 U.election was the most secure in history, has branded as “farcical” claims made that the vote was marred by foreign interference. In the first interview since he lost his job, Christopher Krebs, the former director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), rejected allegations made by Trump and his team that any votes had been tabulated in foreign countries.

Link: Cyber security chief fired by Trump rejects election foreign meddling claims, says “the proof is in the ballots”
via http://www.newsweek.com

Linus Torvalds doubts Linux will get ported to Apple M1 hardware

Enlarge / It would be great to see Linux running and fully operational on Apple M1 hardware like this Mac Mini—but it seems unlikely to happen.

In a recent post on the Real World Technologies forum—one of the few public internet venues Linux founder Linus Torvalds is known to regularly visit—a…

Link: Linus Torvalds doubts Linux will get ported to Apple M1 hardware
via arstechnica.com

Salesforce buying Slack would mark the first big software deal in a boom year for the cloud

The tech industry has seen some hefty deals announced during the 2020 pandemic, including several in the tens of billions of dollars. But not in software. That could change soon. Salesforce, which has been one of tech’s biggest acquirers in recent years, has been in talks to buy Slack, CNBC and other media outlets reported on Wednesday.

Link: Salesforce buying Slack would mark the first big software deal in a boom year for the cloud
via http://www.cnbc.com

Apple’s M1 MacBook Air has that Apple Silicon magic

Enlarge / Hey, my macro lens still works!Lee Hutchinson

The new M1-powered MacBook Air is hilariously fast, and the battery lasts a long-ass time.
If you stop reading this review immediately after this, then know that unless Windows virtualization is a requirement of your workflow, you should…

Link: Apple’s M1 MacBook Air has that Apple Silicon magic
via arstechnica.com

WhatsApp in 2020: Best features added to Android and iOS

WhatsApp launched a lot of features in 2020 and improved some of the 2019 features for a better experience. Some of these are a new storage management tool, payment feature, advance search, dark mode and more. As there are so many features, it becomes hard to keep a track of all them. So, we have created a list of best WhatsApp features that were added to Android and iOS this year.

Link: WhatsApp in 2020: Best features added to Android and iOS
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iPhone 12’s Lightning port may be the next thing Apple kills

Ports have been a fixture on mobile phones since their inception — dating all the way from the back to “dumb phones” from decades before. But even when it comes to ports, Apple has done things its own way. In 2012, the company made its own accessories obsolete when it switched from a 30-pin connector to a proprietary Lightning port, and has since connector on iPhones even though it eventually became accepted as a universal standard.

Link: iPhone 12’s Lightning port may be the next thing Apple kills
via http://www.cnet.com

Hisense H9G Quantum Android TV (55H9G) review

Today’s best Hisense 55H9G dealsBlack Friday Sale ends inHisense 55-Inch Class H9…Check out more Black Friday Sale deals from these top retailers:Hisense H9G Quantum Android TV SpecsPrice: $699.99
Model number: 55H9G
Screen Size: 55 inches
Resolution: 3,840 x 2,160
HDR: HDR10 and Dolby…

Link: Hisense H9G Quantum Android TV (55H9G) review
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Apple CPU tricks: memory reordering, JavaScript support, ref counting

It’s important to note that most of the things mentioned here are just “tricks”: they’re fun to discover and talk about, but they really only end up being minor wins in practice. TSO is great…if you are trying to make a simpler Rosetta (it’s not even necessary on the M1, although I think Apple…

Link: Apple CPU tricks: memory reordering, JavaScript support, ref counting
via news.ycombinator.com