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Race Across the World executive producer discusses show’s future during pandemic – digitalspy.com

“It will be limited, of course, by what happens with COVID.”

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The BBC’s Race Across the World is still going ahead despite the ongoing global coronavirus situation.
The show’s executive producer Tim Harcourt confirmed that there will be a third and fourth series happening, but they will be “limited” as to what they can do due to the pandemic.
For those not in the know, Race Across the World follows pairs of travellers racing from one place to another thousands of miles away with a set amount of money and a mostly no-flying rule, so this will be tough in…

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Huracan Evo RWD meets Audi R8 RWD | PH Video – Pistonheads.com

What’s better than one mid-engined, rear-wheel drive supercar? Two of them…

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The advantages of a four-wheel drive system in a supercar no longer outweigh the drawbacks. Is that a fair thing to say? There was a time when dividing a very powerful engine’s output between four contact patches conferred a huge benefit in terms of traction and road-holding. Given how clever tyres, suspension, torque vectoring differentials and electronic stability control systems have become in recent years, though, I’m not convinced all that extra hardware is worth its own weight and complexi…

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All you need to hijack a Mac is an old Office document and a .zip file – TechRadar

An Ex-NSA researcher has uncovered a way to seize control of Apple Macs

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A sequence of interconnected bugs could allow hackers to hijack devices running on macOS using little more than an infected Office document and a .zip file, an expert has warned.
The vulnerability was identified by ex-NSA researcher Patrick Wardle, now working for security firm Jamf, who found that even fully-patched macOS Catalina systems were at risk.
The exploit uses a rigged Office document, saved in an archaic format (.slk), to trick the target machine into allowing Office to activate mac…

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iPhone 12 faces major camera issue right before launch – Tom’s Guide

Yet another bump in the road to the iPhone 12’s launch

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Yet another production issue runs the risk of stalling the iPhone 12’s launch, and this one is all down to the camera.
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a note late this week stating that the coating on the wide-angle camera of the 5.4- and 6.1-inch iPhone 12 models (the standard variants not the iPhone 12 Pro series) has been cracking during high-heat stress testing. The purpose of this test is to evaluate the phone’s reliability in harsh tropical environments, according to 9to5Mac.
Thankfully, i…

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