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Over the past few weeks many Apple device owners experienced a new form of unsolicited and unwanted messages: a swarm of calendar alerts for online "deals" from spammers. The messages took advantage of the default settings in Apple's iCloud calendar service, allowing senders to automatically push calendar alerts to Apple iOS and macOS users and bypass e-mail entirely.
Over the years, as the city grew ever more crowded, artists’ maps of New York City grew less starry-eyed and idealistic, more satirical and dystopian. Here, a decade-by-decade sampling of artists’ maps of New York City from 1911 to today, selected from You Are Here.
If you’re a G Suite customer with Google Sites enabled, you can get started building on the new Sites now. Customers can continue to use classic Sites as Google continues to add capabilities and improve the new Sites.
Originally conceived as a year-long project, artist Charles Young keep going and has built an entire model city out of paper consisting of more than 600 buildings. It’s called Paperholm and many of the structures are constructed with moving parts.
"Visual Studio for Mac isn't, in fact, Visual Studio at all. Instead, it's the latest iteration of Xamarin Studio, the cross-platform C# development environment that Microsoft inherited when it bought Xamarin, developers of cross-platform .NET-based mobile development tools, last year."
Twitter is finally rolling out the ability to mute keywords in your notifications. “We haven’t always moved as quickly as we would have liked to, and we haven’t always done as much as we would have liked to,” Del Harvey said. “Part of that is we’re trying to be very thoughtful about the decisions we make, and make sure there aren’t unintended and negative consequences.”
A mesh network is a group of routers that communicate wirelessly to each other to create a single Wi-Fi network that provides a blanket of connectivity. This allows you to have multiple sources of powerful Wi-Fi throughout your home, instead of just a single router.
"Building on our commitment to help you find the right music for any moment, today we’re introducing the new Google Play Music — a fresh take on our music streaming service that is smarter, easier to use, and much more assistive."
In Chichibu, Japan, two hours northwest of Tokyo, there’s an odd museum; perhaps the only one of its kind. It’s called the Chinsekikan (which means hall of curious rocks) and it houses over 1700 rocks that resemble human faces.
"All users will continue to have an ad-free Instapaper app experience, and we’re eliminating ads on the web entirely. Opening Instapaper Premium is something we’ve always wanted to do, and we’re thrilled to give everyone the very best Instapaper experience."