Gears & Gadgets

Soon you’ll be able to watch PBS on YouTube

Enlarge / PBS, the United States’ public TV service, focuses on educational content, dramas, and childrens’ programming, among other things. PBS PBS and YouTube have announced that PBS and PBS Kids will join YouTube TV’s channel roster. The two partners made the announcement this week at the summer Television Critics Association’s (TCA) press tour. Three hundred […]


Minecraft Earth beta is coming soon

Minecraft Earth, an all-new mobile AR version of the global sensation sandbox building and survival game, is coming to iOS later this month and Android “soon thereafter” according to the official blog. We first heard about Minecraft Earth about two months ago in mid-May when developers Mojang released an announcement trailer and then last month debuted actual gameplay for the […]

Emerging Tech

Astronomers are worried SpaceX satellites could soon put an end to stargazing

SpaceX successfully launched 60 satellites last month that will become part of a larger network designed to provide internet to all reaches of the globe. The company’s Starlink constellation of satellites isn’t the only of its kind. Other companies including OneWeb, Samsung, and Boeing have plans to build their own satellite internet clusters. Facebook and […]

Gears & Gadgets

Coming soon: Windows Terminal—finally a tabbed, emoji-capable Windows command-line

Enlarge / Windows Terminal, showing its support for themes and tabs. Microsoft Details are currently scarce, but Microsoft has announced some big changes coming to its command-line interface. In Windows 10, Microsoft has been working to make the Windows command-line experience vastly improved, making it work much more like Unix command-line environments. But a couple […]