Apple VR/AR headset just tipped to have MacBook Pro power

The Apple VR/AR headset has been tipped to arrive in early 2023, but there’s plenty of things we don’t know yet. Like, what sort of performance is the headset really going to offer? According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, it could be as powerful as a MacBook Pro. Gurman revealed this information in the latest issue …

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Here’s how much the average working boomer has saved for retirement

Three news items that say a lot about the retirement crisis facing Americans and what we can do about it—if we want to. The first is a survey of 1,000 working Americans conducted recently showing much, or little, they have saved for retirement. And the picture isn’t so much bleak as devastating. Less than half …

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Local new runner beats elites at Vancouver Half Marathon

On Sunday morning at Vancouver Half Marathon, local runner Samantha Jory, who was not on the elite list, shocked the field to win the race at 1:18:19, in only her third-ever half-marathon. Samantha Jory pulls off an upset at the 2022 Vancouver Half Marathon. Photo: Rob Shaer and Canada Running Series “I am shocked,” Jory …

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USDA-ARS releases genome of the voracious desert locust

ARS has produced the first high-quality, highly detailed genome of the desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria). Credit: Brandon Woo. The first high-quality genome of the desert locust—those voracious feeders of plague and devastation infamy and the most destructive migratory insect in the world—has been produced by the US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service scientists. The …

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Pirelli’s latest Scorpion Enduro M tyre looks like a Maxxis Assegai, but with new casing

Pirelli has launched an updated Scorpion M enduro and electric mountain bike tire with a new tread pattern that looks very similar to Maxxis’ Assegai and SmartGrip Gravity compound. The Scorpion enduro and electric mountain bike lines currently span three different treads. These include S (soft terrain), R (rear specific) and M (mixed terrain). The …

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How does an air fryer work? Explaining its function and meal options

Taking hours to prepare a wonderful dinner can be difficult for those without proper cooking expertise, recipes, tools or time. That is where air fryers come in. They can make cooking easier while still allowing for healthy and tasty recipes — even including vegan, as seen on veggiebalance.com. Air fryers are quick, easy to use …

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‘Trevor’s not a natural leader’: former teammate JP Bolduc doesn’t believe Alouettes are Harris’ team quite yet

Photo courtesy: Scott Grant/CFLPhotoArchive.com After just three weeks of the CFL season, the seeds of quarterback controversy sown by the Montreal Alouettes this offseason have blossomed. After incumbent Vernon Adams Jr. was pulled early in Week 2, veteran backup Trevor Harris took the reins and impressed. Harris made his first start of the season in …

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BGI Group Continues To Lead In Life Sciences 22 Years After The Human Genome Project

SHENZHEN, China, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BGI Group continues to lead in life sciences, making breakthroughs from single cell technology to spatiotemporal genomics, 22 years after participating in the Human Genome Project (HGP). BGI was formed to be a part of the HGP, contributing to the sequencing of genes and working alongside scientists from …

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Ben Affleck’s son crashes Lamborghini while outing with Jennifer Lopez

Ben Affleck’s son Samuel Garner Affleck was on the driver’s seat when he accidently bumped a Lamborghini into the vehicle parked behind it. The Batman vs Superman star’s 10-year-old son had accompanied his father and his fiancée Jennifer Lopez to luxury vehicle dealership 777 Exotics when the incident happened. Picture Credits: Daily Mail The actor …

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Classfile API Draft, Spring Boot, GlassFish, Project Reactor, Micronaut

This week’s Java roundup for June 20th, 2022 features news from OpenJDK, JDK 19, JDK 20, Spring point releases, GlassFish 7.0.0-M6, GraalVM Native Build Tools 0.9.12, Micronaut 3.5.2, Quarkus 2.10.0, Project Reactor 2022.0.0-M3, Apache Camel Quarkus 2.10.0, and Apache Tika versions 2.4.1 and 1.28.4. OpenJDK Brian Goetz, Java language architect at Oracle, recently updated JEP …

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