Analysis of iDesktop in depth, the Windows desktop on your iPad

On this occasion we will analyze iDesktop in depth, a service to enjoy a virtual desktop in the cloud and that comes in freemium format for all types of users. For a long time I wanted an application that would allow me to control Windows from my iPad, now is the time. With the new…

Uber, Lyft may create more CO2 emissions than trips they displace

The Union suggests that these services will not only want to electrify their fleets, but increase the rates of carpooling beyond the 15 percent seen today. If carpooling jumps to 50 percent, the scientists estimate EV trips could generate about half the emissions of the trips they’re displacing. This would have the upshot of reducing…

Grimes details her character’s backstory in ‘Cyberpunk 2077’

Grimes (aka Claire Boucher) said she plays Lizzy Wizzy, a pop star who killed herself on stage — doctors performed “emergency surgery” to replace her whole body with cybernetics, and she went on to continue the gig and her career as a cyborg. It’s one of the “greatest pieces of performance art ever made,” Grimes…

YouTube hires a liaison to help it work better with creators

The new hire might have a lot to handle in short order. YouTubers have had a range of complaints, ranging from unexpected changes to suggestions that tank viewership through to mistaken demonetization and inconsistent policy enforcement. At the same time, YouTube hasn’t always had the best time communicating its intentions, leading to creators inadvertently breaking…

A Billionaire Who Funds Climate Denial Is No Longer on American Museum of Natural History Board

Activists protest Rebekah Mercer’s board seat at the American Natural History Museum.Photo: Ivy Arce (Revolting Lesbians) Billionaire Rebekah Mercer, who with her father Robert Mercer has poured millions of dollars into climate-denying organizations, candidates, and media, is off the board of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). The New York museum has not publicly…

Food Workers Union Takes Aim at Amazon’s New Cashierless Grocery Store

Photo: Ted S. Warren (AP) After years of prototyping, and more years still experimenting with surveillance-based convenience stores, Amazon has officially opened its first cashierless grocery location in its home city of Seattle. One of America’s largest food worker unions is already pissed about it. “Amazon represents a clear and present danger to millions of…

Smithsonian opens up 2.8 million images to the public

The Smithsonian is encouraging the public to view, use and reuse the content however they see fit. The collection is listed under a Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license, which removes previous restrictions and copyrights, and it includes everything from portraits of Ida B. Wells to images of Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed Vega 5B, 3D models of…

MOD’s latest effects pedal makes advanced sounds more accessible

It also serves as a USB audio interface whether or not you intend to apply effects, and there’s bidirectional MIDI you can assign specifically or to an aggregator. You can assign “everything” to controllers on the device, too. Part of the allure is the price. If MOD meets its funding target and all goes well,…

Dallas Exterminator Treats ‘5 to 10’ Ride Share Cars A Week For Bed Bug Infestations

If the shady business practices, abuse of drivers or straight-up possible negligent homicides don’t make you pause before hitting that Uber or Lyft app, maybe this will: at least one Dallas exterminator is doing big business killing bed bugs in ride-share vehicles. Dallas is up there in terms American cities experiencing bed bug infestations. Both…