Windows Cellphone

If all the predictions of the twenty-first century were appropriate then by now we needs to be driving flying automobiles and we should be having robots do our family tasks. The training curve that many people must undergo in terms of getting into the good telephone world is huge, which is why Microsoft is choosing to go with a bit more simplistic strategy. While most devices which might be being pushed by giant corporations attempt to mimic the skills of Apple, the Home windows phone will not be trying to be another carbon copy, they are truly attempting to innovate. …

GoldenEye’s canceled Xbox 360 remake leaks online, and it’s playable

A remake of the Nintendo 64 classic GoldenEye 007 has leaked online, and it’s playable on PC using an emulator, Video Games Chronicle reports. The game, which was originally destined for the Xbox 360’s Live Arcade service, includes the original single-player campaign, as well as local split-screen multiplayer, but online multiplayer and leaderboards are reportedly missing. The whole package has received a graphical overhaul, but players can switch back to the original graphics with a button-press.

The remake was never released, after it was canceled back in 2008 as it neared completion. According to a report from 1Up at

Signs that SARS-CoV-2 is evolving to avoid immune responses

Enlarge / The structure of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein.

Over the summer, you could almost hear a sigh of relief rising from the portion of the research community that was tracking the evolution of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Viruses, especially those new to their hosts, often pick up mutations that help them adapt to their new habitat, or they evade drugs or immune attacks. But SARS-CoV-2 seemed to be picking up mutations at a relatively sedate pace, in part because its virus-copying enzymes had a feature that lets them correct some errors.

But suddenly, new variants