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Hands-on preview: Crash Bandicoot 4 is both gorgeous and infuriating – Newshub

The king of Playstation mascots is back, for better or worse.

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The first thing that struck me on booting up my demo was how the graphics are both slickly modern and pleasingly nostalgic. Crash 4 looks like how you remember video games looking as a child – hyper-saturated and comfortingly cartoonish.   
That feeling of comfort didn’t last though, as I was quickly humbled by the precision platforming required once I started bashing my head against the three levels available to me. 
Long time fans, or players of the recent Crash trilogy remaster, will undoub…

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New dinosaur closely related to the Tyrannosaurus rex discovered in England – CBS News

The rare bones were found by amateur fossil hunters on the Isle of Wight.

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Scientists have discovered what they believe to be a new species of theropod dinosaur — making it a close relative of the Tyrannosaurus rex. A group of researchers said they recently uncovered rare bones in the U.K. that appear to be related to the iconic species. 
Paleontologists at the University of Southampton said they recently analyzed four bones on the Isle of Wight, off the southern coast of mainland England. The bones are from the neck, back and tail of the new dinosaur, named Vectaerov…

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macOS Big Sur: What’s new in the Photos app – Macworld

More editing tools to make your photos look their best.

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Photos might be the most important app on the Mac. After all, it is used to manage your precious, invaluable photos. It is the app we get the most questions about for our Mac 911 column. So when a new version is in the works, you probably want to be aware of any new features, and there are a few coming to Photos in macOS 11 Big Sur.
Lets take a look at the new features in Photos 6.
Photo editing tools
When tweaking a photos colors, Photos now offers a Vibrance adjustment. Its found under Colo…

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New cluster spreads to North Shore school – RNZ

A primary school student on Auckland’s North Shore has tested positive for Covid-19.

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A primary school student on Auckland’s North Shore has tested positive for Covid-19.
Glamorgan School. Photo: Glamorgan School
The student at Glamorgan School in Torbay is among the 17 confirmed cases of community transmission.
Auckland public health officials said two Mangere East schools – Southern Cross Campus and Taeaofou i Puaseisei Preschool – had also confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, as had the Manukau Institute of Technology.
It is unclear if the Southern Cross Campus and th…

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