We Have Bluesky Codes, But We Put Them All in This Article Because We Need the Ad Revenue – Hard Drive

Ever since an unnamed, insecure billionaire took over Twitter, everyone’s been searching for a good successor. Among all of the platforms you’ve seen your friends say “you can find me here now” about, one you’ve probably seen a lot is Bluesky. Even the world-renowned, integrity-filled outlet Hard Drive is on there!  The unfortunate thing, though, […]

Google Photos users can now protect sensitive images on iOS and web – The Verge

/ Web and iOS users join Android users with access to the Locked Folder feature, making sensitive photos and videos backed up to the cloud accessible across other devices — provided you have the passcode, of course. p>span:first-child]:text-gray-13 [&_.duet–article-byline-and]:text-gray-13″> By Jess Weatherbed, a news writer focused on creative industries, computing, and internet culture. Jess started […]

Google Maps Preparing Live Activities Support Ahead of Dynamic Island Expanding to All iPhone 15 Models – MacRumors

The latest version of the Google Maps app for the iPhone includes hidden code-level references to Live Activities, according to MacRumors contributor Steve Moser. The feature remains in development and it is not yet functional in the app. Live Activities will allow Google Maps users to view turn-by-turn directions and the ETA in a single […]

The IBM mainframe: How it runs and why it survives – Ars Technica

Enlarge / A Z16 Mainframe. Mainframe computers are often seen as ancient machines—practically dinosaurs. But mainframes, which are purpose-built to process enormous amounts of data, are still extremely relevant today. If they’re dinosaurs, they’re T-Rexes, and desktops and server computers are puny mammals to be trodden underfoot. It’s estimated that there are 10,000 mainframes in […]