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A private aircraft made an emergency landing on a northeast roadway on Wednesday morning after the dual prop plane experienced engine trouble. — calgary.ctvnews.ca
Well this is crazy.
The Chromecast—that’s a dongle for getting movies and shows and maybe a bit of music up on your big screen, right? Well, yes, but there’s much more you can do with your Chromecast. All kinds of apps and games can benefit from the extra screen space—not just Plex and Netflix. — David Nield, fieldguide.gizmodo.com
The Gemini probably isn't the start of the PDA revival. — engadget.com
I owned a Psion Series 5. Not sure I need another one, even if it does have internals that are a bit beefier.
Personal computers have come a long way since the 1990s. We’re not too interested in reliving the limited, early days of Windows software, but if you’re feeling nostalgic, Microsoft just released an old version of its original File Manager that you can now run on your present-day computer. — Jacob Kleinman, lifehacker.com
Apple still refuses to release a touchscreen MacBook (no, the Touch Bar doesn’t count), but one group of developers have come up with a clever solution. Using some impressive AI software and about a buck’s worth of hardware, the team was able to bring rudimentary touchscreen controls to an Apple laptop. — Jacob Kleinman, lifehacker.com
I don’t have a macbook, but this is really interesting.
(Via /r/AskReddit) — thechive.com
I’m pleased to say I knew most of these already, but there were some gems in here for sure. Check it out!
Source: XKCD #1976: Friendly Questions
One minute you're sitting at your desk working, the next your strapping up the pads in your first NHL game. That's exactly what happened to 36-year-old accountant Scott Foster, the emergency backup goalie that was called into action for the Chicago Blackhawks during last night's game against the Winnipeg Jets. — thechive.com
Well, this is amazing. How many sports could something like this have happened in?