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Voyager 2 Makes an Unexpectedly Clean Break from the Solar System

Astronomers have released the first results from the late 2018 passage of NASA’s Voyager 2 probe into interstellar space, revealing some notable differences to the first crossing made by its sister spacecraft, Voyager 1, in 2012. from https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/voyager-2-makes-an-unexpectedly-clean-break-from-the-solar-system/https://static.scientificamerican.com/sciam/cache/file/AB935DB0-7F09-4E7F-89E121F246F4722B_source.jpg?w=590&h=800&16EC6AA9-AEB6-4405-AFD003E0003F02D5

Microsoft Teams is getting Outlook integration, tasks support, and more

Microsoft is unveiling a number of new features for its Teams client today. The software maker has been building out Microsoft Teams to rival Slack in recent months, and it’s now going a step further in its efforts to differentiate and offer unique Office integrations. from https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/4/20942036/microsoft-teams-outlook-integration-new-features-ignite-files-tasks-yammerhttps://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/65619932/microsoftteams.0.jpg

Microsoft’s new Office app for iOS and Android combines Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Microsoft is unveiling a new Office app for iOS and Android today. While the software giant has had separate versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint available on both iOS and Android for years, this new Office app is designed to combine them into a single download. from https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/4/20942023/microsoft-office-ios-android-app-features-word-excel-powerpointhttps://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/65620012/twarren_officemobileapp_1.0.jpg

Photoshop on the iPad is now available

It’s been over a year since Adobe officially announced that it was bringing Photoshop to the iPad, but today the company makes good on its promise to do so in 2019. Version 1.0 isn’t a full-blown version of the iPad app you’re probably expecting though. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/04/photoshop-on-ipad-now-available/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fresize%3D2000%252C2000%252Cshrink%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2019-11%252F7c37b220-fea3-11e9-bf8d-ca1cef183f88%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D66f4a243e2477c7504bf4a37b3d7d8c7a66e1bb6&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=b08b06f9b3f3feffb0c2cfc7b271d0ba7f73121e

Apple pledges $2.5 billion to address California’s housing crisis

Apple is joining Google and Microsoft in acknowledging that tech companies are contributing to housing problems. It’s pledging a total of $2.5 billion toward more available (and importantly, more accessible) housing in California. Most of this will go directly toward lowering costs. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/04/apple-pledges-2-5-billion-to-california-housing-crisis/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D1600%252C1067%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C1067%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2019-11%252Fa83e8620-ff05-11e9-b3fd-5fc1bd821e82%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D53484431cd717a58c1faca9ec8835866b5a60d6e&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=efd9423b5c6bdfb50267717c1f6b90cac7646889

Outlook for Mac gets a new design and big performance improvements

Microsoft is bringing some much-needed improvements to its Outlook for Mac app. Starting this week, Outlook for Mac beta testers (in the Fast Ring) will be able to access a new design that comes with some significant performance improvements. from https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/4/20942050/microsoft-outlook-mac-new-design-features-performance-improvements-update-ignitehttps://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/65620008/outlookformac2019.0.jpg

What is computational photography, and how it it making the iPhone and Pixel cameras better?

Phone cameras have undergone huge improvements in recent years, but they’ve done so without the hardware changing all that much. Sure, lenses and sensors continue to improve, but the big developments have all been in software. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/04/upscaled-computational-photography-pixel-deep-fusion-explainer/http://ifttt.com/images/no_image_card.png