Latest stories

Threads Web Update: Quoting Posts and Mobile Thread Notifications


Instagram’s Adam Mosseri said Thursday that quote posts on the web were rolled out this week. Mosseri also said that Threads users on mobile can follow a thread and get notifications on it. These may seem like incremental features, but even small features help make Threads feel like it can be a proper alternative to X. If you’re an avid Threads user, you’ll be delighted to know...

WordPress Unveils ActivityPub 1.0.0: Bridging the Gap to the Fediverse


In a bid to further expand its reach across the fediverse, Automattic, the parent company of, has just unveiled ActivityPub 1.0.0 for WordPress! This major release empowers WordPress blogs with the ability to connect with readers on decentralized social networks like Mastodon and others within the fediverse. Users can now follow WordPress blogs using apps like Mastodon, and the best...

New in iOS 17 and macOS Sonoma: Daily Crossword Puzzles for Apple News+ Subscribers


In iOS 17 and macOS Sonoma, Apple News+ subscribers receive a fantastic new benefit: a daily crossword puzzle integrated directly into the News app. This feature includes both a standard crossword and a compact 5×5 “mini” crossword. While it’s a great addition, it’s not prominently displayed upon opening the News app, so let’s guide you on how to locate these...

New Buffyverse Audio Original: ‘Slayers’ Unleashes a Decade After


Buffy enthusiasts, get ready for a new adventure featuring the original cast members, and notably, without the involvement of Joss Whedon. Audible is set to release a brand-new audio original in the Buffyverse, taking place a decade after the series finale, premiering on Amazon’s audio platform on October 12th. Titled “Slayers: A Buffyverse Story,” the production will feature...

Planetary Boundaries Update: Are We Pushing Earth Beyond Its Limits?


The delicate balance of our planet’s ecosystems has been a growing concern for scientists and environmentalists alike. In a recent update to the planetary boundaries framework, it has been found that Earth is venturing dangerously close to exceeding its safe operating space for humanity. This raises critical questions about our impact on the environment and the future of our planet. In this...

Apple TV+ Fall Lineup: For All Mankind’s Return and Exciting Offer for Apple Users


As autumn descends upon us, Apple TV+ is gearing up to provide you with a captivating lineup of TV series to keep you entertained throughout the season. With the highly anticipated return of “The Morning Show” and the intriguing debut of a show featuring the iconic Godzilla, the highlight of the season is undoubtedly the fourth season of the mesmerizing “For All Mankind.”...

How to Unlock Double Tap Actions and Gestures on Your Current Apple Watch


Apple Watch has undoubtedly revolutionized the way we interact with our smart devices. It’s become more than just a timepiece; it’s a wearable companion that keeps us connected, fit and organized. While many eagerly await the latest versions of the Apple Watch, you may be surprised to learn that you don’t need the newest model to access some exciting features. Let’s...

How Many Apps Do You Have on Your Phone


Can you guess how many apps we have on our phones? / Because Fridays can sometimes get weird, The Verge staff started discussing how many apps they have on their phones — and why. — Read on The Verge’ It’s always fun to read about other people’s experiences in digital life. After checking my iPhone I noticed that now I have 373 apps installed. And I love it! I am not ashamed of it either...

Book: Babel-17 by Samuel R. Delany


Finished reading “Babel-17” which is a science fiction novel written by Samuel R. Delany. It was first published in 1966 and is known for its exploration of language and communication in a futuristic setting. It’s a classic so I had to read it. The leader of the Earthpeople’s Alliance ventured deep into Transport Town to find Rydra Wong, the cosmic poetess known for her...

Love My Stuffing Tomatoes ‘Striped Stuffer’ (Solanum lycopersicum)


The “Striped Stuffer,” alternatively known as the “Striped Cavern,” is a heritage beefsteak tomato boasting sizable, hollow fruits perfect for stuffing, grilling, or gratinating. These fruits feature distinct ribs and offer a delightful spicy-sweet flavor, with a unique characteristic being their vibrant yellow stripes. This tomato variety stands as a genuine rarity...

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Currently Reading

BookReader's bookshelf: currently-reading