With a secondhand solar panel, a battery and a Raspberry Pi minicomputer, game developer Kara Stone got the server powering her games running for just a few hundred dollars. When people point out that cloudy days could leave the server unpowered and her games inaccessible, Stone says that’s part of the point. “We can’t expect everything to be constantly available to us 24-7, and it’s OK that things are temporarily up and then down,” Stone…"Video Games Are Finally Waking Up to Climate Change"
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Everyone enjoys a monitor with great image quality but, for graphics designers, image quality is a professional necessity. Graphics designers need a monitor that has accurate color and supports the correct color gamut for their work. Monitors that fall short make it difficult for designers to know their work will look correct when it’s viewed on other monitors or put into production. This guide rounds up the best monitors for graphics design across a range…"Best monitors for graphic design 2023"
Kris Carlon / Android Authority Google may have arrived late to the foldable party, but it looks to have been worth the wait. The Google Pixel Fold was announced at Google I/O last week and it appears to be a polished, if pricey, new challenger to the Galaxy Z Fold 4’s foldable crown. For those wondering how to get their Pixel Fold pre-order sorted, we’ve answered all of your questions here. QUICK ANSWER The Pixel…"How to pre-order the Pixel Fold and get a Pixel Watch for free"
As countries across Europe scale up efforts towards fossil fuel-free mobility, Sweden is working on the world’s first permanent electric road — allowing electric cars and trucks to charge while driving. The project is led by the Swedish Transport Administration, Trafikverket, which has selected the E20 highway. Specifically, it will build the electric road system (ERS) on the 21km route from Hallsberg to Örebro, located between the country’s two largest cities, Stockholm and Gothenburg. The…"Sweden to pave world’s first permanent e-road for EV charging while driving"
AMD is now prepared to deploy more power-optimised versions geared at high-end ultra-slim laptops following the introduction of its efficient Ryzen 7000-series CPUs for personal computers and mainstream laptops. At the time of its release, the Ryzen 7040U series, code-named “Phoenix,” included four CPU variants and was built on the current-generation “Zen 4” architecture with RDNA3 graphics functionality. Major manufacturers will introduce laptops using these new chips in the upcoming weeks, but there is currently…"AMD: Ryzen 7040U ultra-thin laptops better than Intel ultrabooks and M2 MacBook Air"
Mitsubishi wants to be the world’s biggest dealer of carbon removal credits. Keep in mind that the company has its hand in many of the most polluting industries out there — from producing cars to natural gas, coal, petrochemicals and plastics. And carbon credits have become a popular way for corporations to keep on polluting while claiming to fight climate change. This week, the company announced a joint venture to set up what it says…"Mitsubishi wants to be the world’s carbon broker"
Hello, friends, and welcome to the latest edition of Week in Review (WiR), the weekly newsletter where we recap the past several days (or so) in tech news. We’d argue that there’s no better way to get your news fix, but we’d be biased. Still! Trust us when we say it’s a labor of love. Before we get to this week’s happenings, don’t forget that Disrupt, TechCrunch’s annual flagship conference, is on the horizon. This…"AI-generated chart toppers, Apple gets into savings, and Microsoft drops Twitter"
Facing renewed competition from Microsoft and OpenAI, Google is reportedly “racing” to build an “all-new” AI-powered search engine. According to The New York Times, the company is in the early stages of creating a search service that will attempt to anticipate what you want from it in hopes of offering “a far more personalized experience.” The project has “no clear timetable.” However, knowing that Google is also developing a suite of new AI features for…"Google is reportedly developing a new AI-powered search engine"
Enlarge / Mifepristone (Mifeprex) and Misoprostol, the two drugs used in a medication abortion, are seen at the Women’s Reproductive Clinic, which provides legal medication abortion services, in Santa Teresa, New Mexico, on June 17, 2022. A federal judge in Texas issued a ruling Friday to revoke the Food and Drug Administration’s nearly 23-year-old approval of the safe and effective abortion and miscarriage medication, mifepristone. Although expected, the ruling throws into question the FDA’s authority…"No drug is safe: Drug developers decry Texas abortion pill ruling"
Your Android phone‘s web browser may be filled with tons of data, including files you don’t need to keep. Much of that data — whether you’re using Google Chrome, Firefox or Samsung Internet — gets stored as part of the cookies and cache. This data can be helpful for websites you visit, letting them load faster with your accounts already logged in. That’s nice, but there’s plenty of information in the cookies and cache of your…"How Deleting Your Android Web Browser’s Cookies and Cache Keeps Junk Out of Your Phone"