A security warning for all devices using iOS

https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2019/06/16/apple-iphone-ipad-security-warning-ios-12-iphone-xs-max-xr/#766883593641 Jun 16, 2019, 07:10pm Warning Issued For Apple's 1.4 Billion iPad And iPhone Users Gordon Kelly Senior Contributor Consumer TechI write about technology's biggest companies With Apple’s (admittedly ugly) iPhone 11 now coming togetherquickly and recent iOS 12 releases looking rock solid, the company has been on something of a roll. But that just changed. Apple's iPhone … Continue reading A security warning for all devices using iOS

Midwest farmers have largely given up on planting a corn crop this year

This year's corn crop shortfall is a direct consequence of the climate crisis. The floods that have left fields unable to be planted are because of the extreme storms that are now common because of changes in the jet stream, temperatures, and water load of storms. This pattern is not apt to change soon. With … Continue reading Midwest farmers have largely given up on planting a corn crop this year

Why the Guardian UK is taking on the issue of how the US is handling its plastics waste crisis

I've found the Guardian UK's coverage of the climate crisis and other environmental issues to be absolutely top drawer. This series will be worth following https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jun/17/united-states-of-plastic-series-about-america-waste-crisis? Why the Guardian is taking on America's plastic waste crisis United States of Plastic, a new series that will run for the rest of 2019, will reveal global inequality … Continue reading Why the Guardian UK is taking on the issue of how the US is handling its plastics waste crisis

Apple Watch will soon be able to alert you to sound that could damage your hearing

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/06/14/apple-watch-noise-check-protects-your-hearing.html TECH Here’s how the Apple Watch will soon help protect your hearing PUBLISHED SAT, JUN 15 2019  10:00 AM EDT Todd Haselton@ROBOTODD KEY POINTS Apple’s watchOS 6 update includes a new feature called Noise. It can notify you if you’re in an area that’s too loud for an extended period of time that could be … Continue reading Apple Watch will soon be able to alert you to sound that could damage your hearing

The South Pole (Antarctica) is simply different

I knew some of this, e.g., that the ice pack was 10,000 feet deep, but it had never occurred to me that the ice pack extended above sea level so that you could get altitude sickness. Just one of the surprises about the South Pole discovered by Al Gore and others. Altho a lot of … Continue reading The South Pole (Antarctica) is simply different

Aldi’s is leading the way in wiping out unnecessary single use plastics in grocery chains

https://www.greenandgrowing.org/comes-reducing-single-use-plastics-aldi-tops-list-among-grocery-chains/amp/ When it comes to reducing single-use plastics, ALDI tops the list among grocery chains With 1,864 stores across the nation and growing, popular grocery retail store ALDI has been ranked in first place above all others when it comes to reducing single-use plastics, although there is still much more work to be done. At … Continue reading Aldi’s is leading the way in wiping out unnecessary single use plastics in grocery chains

What will happen when Apple does away with iTunes (soon)?

https://www.cnet.com/google-amp/news/apple-is-killing-itunes-heres-where-your-music-goes-now/ Apple is killing iTunes. Here's where your music goes now Apple is splitting up iTunes' duties, with Apple Music taking most of the load. BY JESSICA DOLCOURT JUNE 14, 2019 10:43 AM PDT iTunes is as good as dead, but Apple Music is rising from its ashes. After 18 years of iTunes, Apple is ending the app and channeling … Continue reading What will happen when Apple does away with iTunes (soon)?