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WWDC iOS app updated for iOS 11 and iPhone X

(Source: 9to5mac.com)

Apple has updated its WWDC app for iOS 11 and iPhone X. The new version, 6.0.3, takes full advantage of the larger iPhone X display and is no longer letterboxed. 112 more words


Being Free

I watched The World’s End a little while ago, which reminded me that I had the soundtrack somewhere in the depths of my CD collection. (“Record collection” still sounds better, but I don’t have one of those any more.) Written by Edgar Wright, who also directed, and starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, it’s basically a comedy science fiction movie centred around an epic pub crawl. 288 more words

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AstroBites-3: Conjunction

I was up early this morning in order to view and image the rare visual conjunction of Jupiter and Venus.  Unfortunately I cannot see the eastern horizon from here but from the top of Redhill Common adjacent to… 92 more words


Godzilla Revamped

There is a new Godzilla movie in the works, I believe – a sequel/prequel/set in the same universe as Kong: Skull Island. But this post isn’t really about Godzilla, although there are similarities. 410 more words

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Mechanical Menagerie #9: Holograms

I hope you guys are ready for more holograms!

The first is a cube called the Merge Virtual Reality Merge Cube, a holographic cube which can display different games on 1 side. 414 more words


The Limehouse Golem and the Role of Performance

I did catch a review of the film where the critic was of the opinion that “it was all about performance”. It wasn’t something I’d thought about on previous readings of the book, so I read it again and realised that, in fact, he had a very good point. 404 more words