My colleague Chaim Gartenberg did a robust explainer on 5G earlier this month and explained that although 5G, in general, will add to and enhance cellular technology, it provides a lot of tradeoffs due to how 5G radio’s electromagnetic spectrum works, how expensive 5G smartphones are, and the limited range of 5G network coverage. … [Read more...] about AT&T brings 5G to Austin, Miami, Salt Lake City, and 25 other regions
(For what it's worth, Twitter has, in fact, also begun putting fact-check labels on tweets from Chinese officials that contain false information. Two messages posted by a spokesperson for China's Foreign Ministry that alleged the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 originated in the US, rather than Wuhan, were marked as containing false information.) … [Read more...] about White House, Trump accounts both get Twitter rulebreaker warning
Karma (June 18): hosted by YouTuber Michelle Khare, Karma test the mental and physical stamina of kids aged 12-15 by taking them completely off-grid and setting them challenges.Adventure Time: Distant Lands (June 25): these four breakout specials of the hit animation start with the adventures of the adorable little robot, BMO.Doom Patrol season 2 (June 25): DC's motley group of heroes return now that they're shrunk in size and stranded on Cliff's toy race track.Esme & Roy (June 25): this animated series from the makers of Sesame Street sees colourful monsters overcoming obstacles as a team.Search Party season 3 (June 25): a comedy thriller about over-privileged young people in search of a missing friend, and bad things ensue.Close Enough (June 9): surreal animated comedy that follows families navigating their thirties, and the many commitments that entails.Expecting Amy (June 9): three-part documentary on comic Amy Schumer. Includes her difficult pregnancy and her work on a … [Read more...] about HBO Max: price, free trial, movies, the Snyder Cut and more explained
Riders will be charged $50 an hour for this new Hourly feature and will be asked to select how long the trip will last before confirming the ride. The customer will end up paying for the time they selected even if the trip actually takes less time. They can input up to three destinations and rates will exclude tolls and surcharges, too. … [Read more...] about Uber introduces a new hourly rate for longer, multistop trips
Since Cape Canaveral is about 28.5 degrees above the equator, the boost a rocket gets there is a little less than Earth's spin rate exactly on the equator. That boost ends up being about 914 mph (1,471 km/h), according to NASA. The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, launched by a Falcon 9 rocket, needs to reach about 17,000 mph (27,000 km/h) when it enters Earth's atmosphere, Space.com reported. … [Read more...] about Why do rockets launch from Florida?