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 2021-09-22 18:37 

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YouTube tests video downloads for your desktop browser...

YouTube is testing an official way to download videos on your desktop web browser. The test is available to some YouTube Premium subscribers through October 19th....

 2021-09-22 18:14 

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Steve Ballmer: 'Toilets, toilets, toilets'...

Ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has found a new muse in pursuit of building a arena for his LA Clippers team: toilets. The Intuit Dome will feature one toilet for every 27 seats in the arena's upper deck....

 2021-09-22 17:19 

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Workhorse suspends delivery, recalls dozens of its flagship electric vans...

Workhorse, the Ohio-based EV startup, is halting deliveries of its flagship electric delivery van, the C-1000. The company is also recalling dozens of the vans that were already delivered to customers....

 2021-09-22 17:05 

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How to preorder the Surface Duo 2...

Microsoft's next dual-screen smartphone, the Surface Duo 2, comes with a faster processor and a triple-camera system. Although it launches on October 20th, it's available for preorder from Microsoft starting today....

 2021-09-22 16:30 

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Apple won't let Fortnite back on iOS until the Epic v. Apple verdict is final...

Epic CEO Tim Sweeney revealed on Twitter that Apple will not allow Fortnite to return to the iOS App Store until its appeals in the Epic v. Apple antitrust case are exhausted, contrary to earlier statements that it would...

 2021-09-22 16:09 

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Microsoft's fall Surface event: the 7 biggest announcements...

Microsoft has just wrapped up its latest Surface event, where the company announced the Surface Pro 8, Surface Duo 2, Surface Laptop Studio, and more. You can catch up on the biggest news from the event here....

 2021-09-22 16:07 

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How to preorder all of the new Surface hardware...

Microsoft announced several new pieces of Surface hardware, including the Surface Pro 8, Pro X, Surface Laptop Studio, and more in time for Windows 11. Best of all, each of them are now available for preorder....

 2021-09-22 16:01 

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Brydge updates wireless keyboard for the new Surface Pro 8...

Brydge has announced a wireless keyboard for Microsoft's newly announced Surface Pro 8. The Brydge SP Plus has similar specs to the company's existing Surface keyboards but with a design tailored towards the new tablet....

 2021-09-22 16:00 

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The Surface Pro X gets a Wi-Fi-only version...

At the big Surface event, the Surface Pro X got a little love, too — specifically a Wi-Fi-only version that does away with the cellular connectivity....

 2021-09-22 16:00 

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Microsoft's new Slim Pen 2 uses haptics to mimic the feeling of using a real pen...

Microsoft's latest stylus, the Slim Pen 2, builds on the original with a slim design that's more capable. In addition to having a sharper tip for more accurate writing and better shading, it has a haptic motor to provide feedback....

 2021-09-22 16:00 

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Google will let you check up on advertisers' campaign histories...

Google will roll out an...

 2021-09-22 16:00 

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Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio hands-on: one weird, powerful computer...

Microsoft has created an all-new laptop with a screen that can rotate to lay flat on top of the keyboard for tablet mode. It has decently powerful specs like 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processors, but it also has a weird design....

 2021-09-22 16:00 

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Microsoft Surface Duo 2 hands-on: once more, with cameras...

Microsoft is trying again with a new Android dual-screen phone called the Surface Duo 2. It has new cameras, a new design, and a bigger screen. Can it succeed where the original failed?...

 2021-09-22 16:00 

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Microsoft Surface Pro 8 hands-on: the one we've waited for...

With the new Surface Pro 8, Microsoft has finally modernized the design of its flagship device. It has a new, bigger screen, faster processors, and a much-improved keyboard....

 2021-09-22 14:40 

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Live blog: Microsoft's 2021 Surface event...

We are expecting Microsoft to announce a new Surface Pro 8, Surface Book, Surface Go, Surface Pro X, and even the Android-based Surface Duo. It's a huge launch to kick off Windows 11....

 2021-09-22 14:37 

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Tim Cook says employees who leak memos do not belong at Apple, according to leaked memo...

The contents of Apple's internal all-hands meeting leaked to The Verge on September 17. Now, Tim Cook says the company is doing everything in its power to track down those who leaked....

 2021-09-22 13:01 

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Samsung's behemoth CRG9 gaming monitor is $200 off right now...

The 49-inch Samsung CRG9 is one of the most immersive monitors to date, costing just $900 at Best Buy. There are also deals available today on the PS5-compatible Samsung 980 Pro SSD, the second-gen Apple Pencil, and more....

 2021-09-22 13:00 

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Robinhood's crypto wallets are finally ready for a test run...

Robinhood is announcing that it's going to start testing cryptocurrency wallets in the next few weeks, and it will start rolling them out to people signed up to its waitlist by the end of the year....

 2021-09-22 12:00 

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File not found...

Modern college students aren't organizing their files into folders and directories, forcing some professors to rethink the way they teach programming....

 2021-09-22 12:00 

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Rad Power Bikes' new RadCity e-bike makes commuting (and hill climbing) much easier...

Rad Power Bikes is releasing the fifth generation of its electric commuter bike, the RadCity. The revamped bike has an upgraded powertrain for improved range and better hill climbing....

 2021-09-22 11:55 

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HP's new 11-inch tablet has a flipping webcam...

HP has announced a new 11-inch table. Its 13-megapixel rear facing camera can flip around the short edge of the display to work as a webcam. It can also be used vertically or horizontally....

 2021-09-22 11:00 

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Gitamini is a cute, compact, cargo-carrying robot that will follow you around like a dog...

Piaggio Fast Forward has created a new, compact version of its cargo-carrying robot Gita. The new Gitamini costs $1,850 and can carry 20 lbs of cargo for up to 21 miles....

 2021-09-22 11:00 

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How to watch Microsoft's Surface event today...

Microsoft is holding its 2021 Surface event, where it's expected to announce new devices. Here's when the event starts, and how you can watch it to see everything the company has in store....

 2021-09-22 10:37 

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Uber thinks it could actually turn a profit this quarter...

Uber has said it may be profitable on an adjusted basis this quarter in a new SEC filing. It now believes it could make an adjusted profit of between minus $25 million and $25 million....

 2021-09-22 09:30 

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Need to trap a Roomba? You don't need anything more sophisticated than a rug...

iRobot's robot vacuum cleaners have long mistook dark patterns in rugs and carpets for dangerous cliff edges. But why do they make this mistake? Turns out, it's to do with a light-reflecting sensor in the Roomba's base....

 2021-09-22 03:34 

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iOS 15.1's first beta suggests we could see SharePlay soon...

iOS 15 just hit iPhones yesterday, but the beta for the next version is already out. With it, Apple's SharePlay makes a return, which lets users watch videos and share music over FaceTime. Vaccine cards are also included in the beta....

 2021-09-22 00:19 

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The first patient testimony about a Theranos test result: a miscarriage that wasn't...

Brittany Gould testified about a Theranos test result that falsely suggested she was miscarrying. She is the first patient to testify in the case against Elizabeth Holmes....

 2021-09-22 00:17 

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The best deals on true wireless earbuds right now...

If you're looking for a new set of earbuds, it's not hard to find a good pair, especially at a discounted price. From Apple's AirPods Pro to the WF-1000XM3, Amazon Echo Buds, and more, these are the best deals....

 2021-09-21 21:50 

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The Oversight Board wants answers about Facebook's celebrity moderation program...

The Facebook Oversight Board is looking into Facebook's...

 2021-09-21 21:45 

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Wyze's new pan & tilt cam can see everywhere...

The new Wyze Cam Pan v2 brings modest improvements to the company's popular pan & tilt camera, adding color night vision, a security siren, and improved motion tracking....

 2021-09-21 21:34 

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Shang-Chi will start streaming on November 12th as part of Disney Plus Day...

Disney announced a new celebration of its streaming service called Disney Plus Day, along with the streaming premiere of Shang-Chi. Both the film and corporate holiday will launch on November 12th,...

 2021-09-21 21:02 

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The Google Pixel 6 Pro may have been leaked in a brief hands-on video...

A Twitter account uploaded a hands-on video appearing to show off Google's Pixel 6 Pro phone that's expected to launch in fall 2021. We already knew what the phone looked like, but notably, the screen was powered on in this footage....

 2021-09-21 20:23 

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Paramount Plus announces new streaming bundle with Showtime included...

Paramount Plus announced today that it's launching a new streaming bundle for both its ad-supported and premium tiers that includes Showtime. ViacomCBS's marquee streaming service is offering the bundle at special introductory pricing of $10 per m...

 2021-09-21 20:11 

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How to get iOS 15 right now...

iOS 15 is finally here, and you may not want to wait until Apple notifies you that the update is ready. It's easy enough to get the update without waiting, though. Here's what you need to do....

 2021-09-21 20:04 

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Twitch is finally making some friends in the music industry...

Twitch has announced an agreement with the National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA)...

 2021-09-21 19:34 

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Windows 11 won't stop older PCs, but it might make you sign this waiver...

Microsoft has officially reinstated its PC Health Check app for anyone to download, letting you easily see whether your computer is ready for Windows 11 ahead of its October 5th debut. It's also showing some upgraders a waiver about their older CPUs....

 2021-09-21 18:51 

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Apple updates macOS Safari with a new look, but you can turn off the big changes...

Apple has released a new version of Safari for macOS, version 15. It brings new features, as well as a big design change from the previous version. Here's how to tone the changes down if it doesn't suit you....

 2021-09-21 18:09 

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Sonos just fixed the main drawback of its excellent Roam portable speaker...

Sonos has released a new software update that improves the power management of its Roam portable speaker. The Roam will now last longer on a charge when it's not being used....

 2021-09-21 17:42 

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Mercedes-Benz EQS will cost over $100,000 but is still cheaper than an S-Class...

Mercedes-Benz says its new EQS electric sedan will start at $102,310, which is cheaper than its gas-powered equivalent, the S-Class....

 2021-09-21 17:00 

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Facebook put a battery in its new Portal...

The Portal Go and Portal Plus will start shipping on October 19th. They already support Zoom and will soon integrate with Microsoft Teams for work calls....

 2021-09-21 17:00 

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Roblox will start verifying the age of teenage players...

Roblox is launching an age verification feature to confirm whether users are really 13 years or older. It's optional, and Roblox says it will not retain data from ID or selfies....

 2021-09-21 16:55 

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The PS5 worked fine with the slowest compatible SSD we could find...

Sony's new PS5 beta update 2.0 lets you install an SSD to expand your console's paltry limited storage, and suggests speeds of 5,500Mbps or higher. But in our tests, the first wave of PS5 games doesn't require that speed....

 2021-09-21 16:53 

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How to put the Windows 11 Start menu back where it belongs...

Traditionally, the Windows Start menu has been in the lower left corner of the screen; but in Windows 11, you'll find the Start icon among the group of icons in the center of your taskbar at the bottom of the screen. Here's how to move it left....

 2021-09-21 16:43 

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You can now preorder the new Kindle Paperwhite...

Amazon has officially announced the latest generation of the Kindle Paperwhite. The new e-readers start at $140, and you can place preorders now ahead of their release on October 27th....

 2021-09-21 16:29 

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Demi Adejuyigbe reminds us that, once again, it's September 21st...

Comedian Demi Adejuyigbe has returned to memorialize Earth, Wind & Fire Day — more specifically September 21st, subject of the band's evocative summer anthem...

 2021-09-21 16:02 

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Facebook says it's spent $13 billion on 'safety and security' since 2016...

Facebook said that it's put over $13 billion and 40,000 people toward improving safety and security on its platforms following negative Wall Street Journal reports about its moderation strategy....

 2021-09-21 16:00 

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Specialized's next-generation Turbo e-bikes are basically computers on wheels...

Specialized's new Turbo Como, Vado, and Tero electric bikes come with a host of new high-tech features, including over-the-air software updates, rear-facing radar, and anti-theft technology....

 2021-09-21 15:34 

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Here's how the $329 iPad compares to its last-gen predecessor...

The new entry-level iPad is set to arrive on September 24th, bringing with it a faster A12 Bionic processor, an improved 12MP camera, and greater storage. But is it really a worthwhile upgrade over last year's model?...

 2021-09-21 15:34 

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Treasury sanctions cryptocurrency exchange to fight ransomware attacks...

The Treasury Department issued its first sanctions against a cryptocurrency exchange as part of a series of actions targeting the use of digital currencies in ransomware attacks....

 2021-09-21 15:19 

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You can now pay $3.99 per month to hear Marvel podcasts early...

SiriusXM is launching a new Marvel-only subscription called Marvel Podcasts Unlimited on Apple Podcasts. It'll costs $3.99 per month and give listeners early access to episodes....

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