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…

Andean Condor Soared for 100 Miles Without Flapping Its Wings

An Andean condor.Image: Facundo Vital The world’s largest soaring bird—the Andean condor—can stay aloft for 5 hours and cover more than 100 miles of real estate without flapping its wings, according to new research. Advertisement Weighing upwards of 33 pounds (15 kg) and with a wingspan reaching 10 feet (3 meters), Andean condors are a…

Spotify expands to Russia and 12 other countries in eastern Europe

Spotify is expanding to 13 additional markets. Starting today, music fans in Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia and Ukraine can check out the platform. With the expansion, the streaming app is available in 92 countries globally. In all, Spotify says the move gives it access to…

All the Ways the Influential Hydroxychloroquine Study Was Crap

Didier Raoult seen speaking with journalists at his IHU medical institute in Marseille, France on June 3, 2020.Photo: Christophe Simon (Getty Images) A controversial, highly influential study involving the drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for covid-19—one that helped launch months of research and failed clinical trials—has now been sharply criticized within the pages of the…

Massachusetts sues Uber and Lyft for identifying drivers as contractors

ANNOUNCING: We are suing @Uber and @Lyft for misclassifying their drivers. Billion-dollar businesses don’t get to pick and choose which laws they follow. Tune in for our live press conference at 11AM here: https://t.co/ONVUH6HNBr pic.twitter.com/Xlm7tv82Yn — Maura Healey (@MassAGO) July 14, 2020 Healey’s office argues that the companies don’t meet a three-part test under state…

Google expands Play Pass to nine countries beyond the US

Almost a year after Google introduced Play Pass on Android, it’s expanding the game and app subscription service outside of the US. It’ll be available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Spain and the United Kingdom this week. If you’re interested, you can check out Google Play Pass for free with a…

How the Frozen 2 Documentary Shows Us More Disney Drama Than We’re Used To

Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, aka Elsa and Anna of Frozen II, feature into the Disney+ doc. Photo: Disney+ Nothing bad ever happens at Disney. Or, at least, that’s the message the family-friendly company leads people to believe. You very rarely see or read raw, behind-the-scenes coverage from the mega-corporation because everything there is so…

How to Take Impossible Burgers to the Next Level When You’re Stuck at Home

I made food and did not burn down my apartment. Success. Photo: Victoria Song/Gizmodo Last night, I logged into a Zoom cooking class, as one does during a global pandemic where indoor, in-person activities are frowned upon. This class was a little fancy: It was led by Traci Des Jardins, a real bonafide chef, and…

Peacock will come to the PlayStation 4 on July 20th

NBCUniversal’s new streaming service Peacock rolls out across the US tomorrow, and NBC is still adding to the list of the devices that Peacock will stream on. Beginning July 20th, Peacock will be available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro. Users will have access to the free, $5 and $10 subscription tiers, and Peacock…

Google Meet for Education will auto-block users who don’t log in

Google Meet for Education wants to prevent “zoombombing.” G Suite for Education meetings will block anonymous users by default, the company announced today. Users will have to be logged in to a Google account to join a call. This should keep trolls from crashing virtual classrooms and school meetings. As you may remember, at the…