Saturday, 21 February 2015
Hello fellow weekend-goers, and welcome back to The Weekender. This week, we explored the possibility of ending world hunger with GMOs, considered Google's relationship to a famous architect, and spoke to Spider-Man writer Dan Slott. We'll also be setting you up for a stellar weekend back on this terrestrial plane. So sit back and take a journey with us.
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The Calendar app on the iPhone and iPad supports alternate calendars, including Chinese, Hebrew, and Islamic. By default, in America, it's set to U.S. format. However, you can easily change it to any of the other formats. Here's how!
How to enable Chinese, Hebrew, or Islamic formats in Calendar for iPhone or iPad
- Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
- Tap on Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
- Tap on Alternate Calendars under the Calendars section.
- Tap on any one of the supported alternate calendars you'd like to use instead of the standard format.
- Your Calendar app should now reflect those changes.
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The State Department suffered a major breach of security last November, and reports suggest the clean up operation is still ongoing — even though many new threats are being kept at bay.
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The day is coming, slowly but surely, when 1080p resolution will be behind us. Check out our current picks for the best 4K monitors on the market, whether you're looking for a budget-based solution or a 32-inch beast capable of professional-grade calibration.
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TwitchCon is coming in September, with Twitch promising "a celebration of all things Twitch" for loyal fans of the game streaming service. Find out everything we know about it so far.
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Dibujados por Alyson Thomas, vía Supercompressor, los gráficos en estos vasos representan la composición científica y proporciones de los ingredientes necesarios para preparar cócteles Bloody Mary y Margarita.
De modo que la decoración de los vasos, hecha a mano, sirve como guía visual para preparar estos cócteles a ojo, pero respetando las Leyes de la Etílica.
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Networks are trimming shows to add more commercials, YouTube is adding a subscription service, Facebook is developing VR apps, we ponder a Wi-Fi-enabled Barbie doll, and more in this edition of Trends with Benefits!
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Start up the speculation and guessing games: Motorola has let it be known that it has something new on the way this Wednesday, but for now we don't know what the company has up its sleeve.
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Apple Maps Connect is a service that provides small businesses with a way to add and edit their location information on Apple Maps. In other words, to roll up their sleeves and help make Maps better for their customers and for everyone. Now, businesses in France, Germany, and Canada can contribute their information to Apple Maps Connect as well.
Maps Connect debuted in the U.S. but spread to the U.K., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore earlier this year. Today's update brings the total to nine.
If you're a small business in France, Germany, Canada, or any of the supported countries, you can access the service now:
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Pick your pop culture reference—the Fortress of Solitude or Hoth—and brush the mountains in cotton candy white and add water raging underneath the frozen sheets and you get a little bit close to what Niagara Falls looks like right now. NBC News has footage of the frozen Niagara Falls and it looks like another planet.
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