Paper’s editor says Schofield was ‘one of the first true computing experts in British journalism’This is a real shame. He not only made a big contribution to personal computing in the form of his Guardian and magazine articles, he was also a regular contributor to Quora, the answers site. I met him once when we were both writing for computer magazines and I have to say that Jack was a real gentleman. It made no difference to him that he was much more experienced both in tech and in writing. I shall miss his presence online.
Started by palliative-medicine doctor James Coxon, the 3DCrowd UK group is... looking to recruit more volunteers.But they need hundreds of thousands more.
It says thousands of its 3D-printed masks have already been made and donated to hospitals, GPs, pharmacies, paramedics and social-care practices.
“We are... asking all the people around the country with 3D printers to join our project to create face shields for hospitals and other health workers,” said Gen Ashley from 3DCrowd UK.https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-52111522
“We also need volunteers to help distribute the masks and donations from companies and the public to pay for materials and distribution costs.”
On a brighter timeline, Apple Stores around the world are stocked with the brand new LiDAR-equipped iPad Pro and updated MacBook Air. In reality, every Apple Store outside of Greater China is closed indefinitely. The 52 stores that remain open now give a rare look into a global product launch that could have been.This is what your Apple Store might look like when it eventually reopens.
Zoom has updated its iOS app to stop sharing user data with Facebook.#technology #tech #VideoConferencing #Zoom #Facebook #security #privacy
The company was sharing device data when users used "Login with Facebook".
Even users without a Facebook account were having their data harvested.
The Safari app on both iOS 13.4 and macOS 10.15.4 platforms now fails to search for the plus symbol (+) on the internet. If you try to search for the + symbol or any term that contains a + symbol in it using Safari’s search bar/unified address bar, it removes the symbol from the search results page and provides search results that do not contain +.#technology #tech #web #Apple #iOS #macOS #Safari