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CNET How ToOct 24, 2021
Upgrading to the Apple Watch 7? Here's how to trade in your old watch for the best deal - CNET
The Apple Watch Series 7 is available now. Here's what you need to know about trading in your old Apple Watch.

Yahoo TechnologyOct 24, 2021
Use These Sony Cameras and Lenses to Photograph All the Things


GizmodoOct 24, 2021
T-Mobile Delays Shutdown of Sprint's 3G Network and Throws Shade at Partners
T-Mobile is delaying its planned January shutdown of Sprint's legacy 3G network, or CDMA network, because it claims some of its partners "haven't followed through on their responsibility" to transition their customers to new networks.

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CNET NewsOct 23, 2021
Inventing the iPod: How 'really big risks' paid off for Apple - CNET
For the 20th anniversary of the iPod, Tony Fadell, who invented Apple's iconic music player, reminisces about working with Steve Jobs and the success of the device in an interview with CNET.

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AirPods 3 vs. AirPods Pro: Comparing Apple's latest earbuds - CNET (CNET News)

Yahoo TechnologyOct 23, 2021
Facebook's misinformation and violence problems are worse in India


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In India, Facebook Struggles to Combat Misinformation and Hate Speech (New York Times Tech)

Mac RumorsOct 23, 2021
New Images Offer Even Closer Look at New 14-Inch MacBook Pro
Ahead of an official launch later this week, new images sent to MacRumors show the new 14-inch MacBook Pro on display at an authorized Apple Retail provider, offering us an even closer look at Apple's entirely revamped MacBook Pro.


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Facebook sues programmer who allegedly scraped data for 178 million users (Yahoo Technology)

Yahoo TechnologyOct 23, 2021
I founded Nest. Here's how startups can help solve climate change


Mac RumorsOct 23, 2021
8-Core 14-Inch MacBook Pro Around 20% Slower Than 10-Core Models in Multi-Core Benchmark
The first seemingly legitimate Geekbench 5 result for the base model 14-inch MacBook Pro with an 8-core M1 Pro chip has surfaced, and it reveals that the 8-core model is, as expected, ~20% slower than 10-core models in terms of multi-core performance.


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New MacBook Pros Now Starting to Ship to Customers Ahead of Tuesday Release (Mac Rumors)

CNET NewsOct 23, 2021
Here's how to change a tire easily - Roadshow
We promise it's not hard. Watch this video and read on to see how to change a flat.

Mac RumorsOct 23, 2021
Top Stories: Apple Event Recap - New MacBook Pro, AirPods 3, and More
The news this week was dominated by Apple's Monday event, with the company spending most of its time talking about the new MacBook Pro models with M1 Pro and M1 Max chip options, although we did get a few other announcements at the event.


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How to reset AirPods (or AirPods Pro) when they're acting up - CNET (CNET How To)

SlashDotOct 23, 2021
$28B Startup Says Companies Were Refusing Their Free Open-Source Code as 'Not Enterprise-Ready'


Yahoo TechnologyOct 23, 2021
Introducing the TechCrunch Global Affairs Project


Yahoo TechnologyOct 23, 2021
Adobe gives all US employees until December 8th to get COVID-19 vaccine


Mac RumorsOct 23, 2021
New Video Provides Extensive Hands-on Look at New 16-inch MacBook Pro [Updated]
A new video posted to YouTube today offers viewers perhaps the best real-world look yet at Apple's latest 16-inch MacBook Pro.


Wired NewsOct 23, 2021
The 14 Best Deals on iPads, Phones, TVs, and More
Every retailer thinks it's already time for post-Thanksgiving sales. Get your holiday shopping done early with scores on all the electronics on your list.

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Black Friday 2021: When the deals start, how to get the best prices on tech, and where to shop (PC World Latest News)

ResearchBuzzOct 23, 2021
Louisiana Life Sciences, Les Paul, Famine Tales, More: Saturday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, October 23, 2021
NEW RESOURCES New Orleans City Business: Louisiana's new website for the life sciences industry. "[The site] features an interactive resource guide with information about dozens of established life sciences entities that range […]

CNET NewsOct 23, 2021
HBO Max: Dune is streaming 'free' now -- and everything else to know - CNET
Dune is the latest big movie streaming on HBO Max at the same time it's in theaters. Here's what to know about it, other movies, shows, prices and everything else.

CNET NewsOct 23, 2021
Dune, Halloween Kills, HBO Max, Peacock? Where to stream movies in theaters now - CNET
Some new movies stream in theaters are streaming. Others aren't. Here's if and where you can stream Dune, Halloween Kills, No Time to Die, The French Dispatch, Ron's Gone Wrong and more.

Yahoo TechnologyOct 23, 2021
Eero will upgrade mesh WiFi routers to support the Matter smart home standard


CNET NewsOct 23, 2021
Best laptop for college 2021 - CNET
Find an affordable laptop for every type of student.

ResearchBuzzOct 23, 2021
Radiohead, Creative Commons, TikTok, More: Saturday ResearchBuzz, October 23, 2021
NEW RESOURCES Pitchfork: Radiohead's Discography Is Now on Bandcamp. "The majority of Radiohead's catalog is now available on Bandcamp. Fans can listen to or purchase all nine of the band's studio albums, […]

Yahoo TechnologyOct 23, 2021
20 years ago Apple introduced the iPod, the perfect gateway drug to the Mac


CNET NewsOct 23, 2021
Peacock TV: Halloween Kills, Premier League, NFL and everything else to know - CNET
Peacock streams a lot free, but if you want to watch Halloween Kills at home at the same time it's in theaters or live Premier League matches, you'll need to pay.

CNET NewsOct 23, 2021
What it was like to watch Steve Jobs introduce the iPod 20 years ago - CNET
When Apple's chief unveiled the iPod, on Oct. 23, 2001, I thought the small, white gadget, with its clickety scroll wheel, was totally cool. Two decades later, my version 1.0 is still cool.

CNET NewsOct 23, 2021
Best 2-in-1 laptop for 2021 - CNET
Whether you want something that's more tablet than laptop or more laptop than tablet, there's one here to meet your needs and budget.

CNET NewsOct 23, 2021
TV prices hit a 9-year high. What does that mean for Black Friday 2021? - CNET
The chip shortage and port blockages have driven up the average price, but higher-end models could still see steep discounts.

CNET NewsOct 23, 2021
Woolly mammoth extinction blamed on climate change, not human hunting - CNET
"This is a stark lesson from history and shows how unpredictable climate change is -- once something is lost, there is no going back."

CNET NewsOct 23, 2021
Best full mattress in 2021 - CNET
From hybrid models to proprietary polymer grids, these comfy mattresses help level up your sleep.

Yahoo TechnologyOct 23, 2021
T-Mobile postpones Sprint 3G shutdown to March 31st, 2022


Yahoo TechnologyOct 23, 2021
ICYMI: Microsoft's Surface Duo 2 still needs some work


GizmodoOct 23, 2021
How Eternals Helped Brian Tyree Henry Get His Mojo Back
Eternals has some interesting casting behind it, from Angelina Jolie to Korean actor Ma-dong Seouk (or Don Lee). But not many would've pegged Brian Tyree Henry to show up in an MCU film, even after he voiced Miles Morales' father Jefferson in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. As the Eternals' resident genius Phastos…

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CNET NewsOct 23, 2021
Best electric scooter for 2021 - Roadshow
Whether it's for commuting, for fun or a little of both, these electric scooters will get you where you're going.

CNET NewsOct 23, 2021
Best king mattress in 2021 - CNET
Get the space you need to spread out for a good night's sleep.

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The best mattress in a box for 2021 - CNET (CNET News)

Yahoo TechnologyOct 23, 2021
Disney show 'Ahsoka' will also reportedly star Hayden Christensen


CNET NewsOct 23, 2021
Best SUVs under $35,000: Our top picks - Roadshow
Don't spend a fortune on a great SUV. You can stick to a $35,000 budget and get a great crossover.

SlashDotOct 23, 2021
Intel's Future Now Depends On Making Everyone Else's Chips


CNET NewsOct 22, 2021
Best meal delivery deals for October: Get 25% off Veestro plus a $25 credit - CNET
Try some of our favorite meal kits and prepared meal services for pennies on the dollar.

CNET NewsOct 22, 2021
Best laptop deals: Save $50 on 14-inch MacBook Pro, $400 on Lenovo Yoga 9i and more - CNET
Apple's new 14-inch MacBook Pro gets its first price break, and there are even bigger discounts on Windows laptops and 2-in-1 convertibles.

CNET NewsOct 22, 2021
Dune on HBO Max, Halloween Kills on Peacock: Where to stream movies in theaters now - CNET
Some new movies hit streaming immediately, others don't. We sort it out for films like No Time to Die, The French Dispatch, Venom 2, Ron's Gone Wrong and others.

EngadgetOct 22, 2021
The Morning After: Razer's light-up smart face mask finally goes on sale
After a long run of teasing the RGB-lit Zephyr mask, Razer is finally ready to sell it to die-hard fans — or possibly cosplayers. The Zephyr costs $100 or there's a $150 Starter Pack with three replacement filter kits. Alas, the Starter Pack is already listed as "out of stock," and the mask by itself is still "coming soon."

Yes, you can customize the lighting through a companion app, but the highlight is a dual-fan active air filtration system with N95 filters — something I'd never thought I'd be writing about a Razer device.

— Mat Smith



Microsoft Surface Duo 2 reviewIts second dual-screen hybrid is another letdown.EngadgetMicrosoft's dual-screen ambitions continue to struggle. Upgraded hardware and a new Glance Bar don't mean much when the Duo 2 is still plagued with inconsistent, finicky software. The new triple-camera array is held back by an atrocious camera app, and thermal issues cause the device to hang. All of this will cost you $1,500.

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EngadgetOct 22, 2021
‘Dune' is too big for your TV
The real world just felt too small when I stepped out of Denis Villeneuve's Dune. There weren't any enormous spaceships ready to rocket off to planets in distant galaxies. No Brutalist palaces amid endless desert vistas. No building-sized sandworms roaming about, eager to devour anyone who disturbed them. Just me and traffic on Atlanta's I-285.

This latest Dune adaptation isn't perfect — it's at times emotionally empty, and it's basically set up for a second movie we may never see — but it successfully transported me to the universe Frank Herbert created over half a century ago. The film focuses on half of the novel, telling the story of Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet), a sheltered baron's son who moves to the desert planet of Arrakis. It's an important post, since it's the only world that produces the melange, or spice, which powers interstellar travel. But as Paul quickly learns, it's also a dangerous place for his elite family, and it's where he learns he may also be a potential messiah. You know, typical teen boy stuff.

Warner Bros. and Legendary PicturesAfter being wowed by Dune in the theater, I plan to rewatch it at home on HBO Max, where it's also being released today. But I'm certain the experience won't be the same, even on my 120-inch projector screen. This Dune demands to be seen on something even bigger—a place where your very sense of being can be dwarfed. Dune made me feel like Paul Atreides standing in front of a skyscraper-sized sandworm, waiting to be consumed. And I welcomed it.

Of course, it's no simple thing to trek out to the cinema these days, not with coronavirus still raging and fellow theatergoers refusing


CNET How ToOct 22, 2021
Best dashcam for 2021 - Roadshow
How to pick a high-definition dashcam that's affordable, easy to use and ready for front and interior recording.

EngadgetOct 21, 2021
Apple will require unvaccinated employees to test for COVID-19 daily
Apple has yet to issue a mandate similar to Google's that would require all employees to be vaccinated, but it's tightening its COVID-19 protocols nonetheless. According to Bloomberg, the tech giant will start requiring all unvaccinated corporate employees to be tested for COVID-19 every time they have to work in the office instead of working from home. Back in September, Bloombergreported that Apple asked employees to share their vaccination status voluntarily. Those who refuse to share their vaccine status will also have to undergo daily testing, while vaccinated office workers will only have to do rapid testing once a week. 

The company's retail store employees, however, won't be subjected to daily tests despite having consumer-facing jobs. Unvaccinated staff members are required to be tested twice a week. Like Apple's office workers, vaccinated staff will only have to undergo weekly rapid testing. It's unclear if the tech giant will ever issue a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, but the Biden administration previously gave all federal contractors a December 8th deadline to require all their employees to be inoculated against the virus. As Bloomberg notes, Apple sells products to the US government.

For now, Apple has reportedly given employees an October 24th deadline to report and show proof of their vaccination status, so it could implement the new rules starting on November 1st. Unvaccinated employees will have to pick-up at-home rapid tests from Apple offices and stores, do the test themselves and then report their results through an internal app.



ComputerWorldOct 21, 2021
Podcast: What the new M1 Pro and M1 Max chips suggest about the future of the Mac
At its event on Monday, Apple announced new 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pros powered by their new M1 Pro and M1 Max chips. Benchmarks for the M1 Pro are nearly double that of the M1, and the M1 Max is even more powerful. As Apple continues on its two-year transition to Apple silicon, its chips' specs outperform those of competitors. Still, not everyone wants or needs a Mac, and Intel has its own super fast chip in the works. So, how can Apple continue to innovate upon its system-on-a-chip architecture, and will the company continue to outpace competition? Macworld executive editor Michael Simon and Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis join Juliet to discuss what Apple's new MacBooks suggest about the future of the Mac, what that future means for competitors and what users should consider before upgrading. 

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GizmodoOct 21, 2021
Climate Change Wiped Out the Mammoth, New DNA Study Shows
Humans are very rarely the good guys in extinction narratives, given our proclivity for pushing species to the brink of extinction, and often over it. But we're almost certainly absolved of guilt in the case of the woolly mammoth, according to an international team of scientists who spent the past 10 years sifting…

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EngadgetOct 21, 2021
Google is redesigning its smart home Developer Center to support Matter device makers
At I/O 2021, Google reiterated its commitment to Matter with a handful of smart home-related Nest and Android updates. If you need a refresher, Matter was known as Project CHIP, or Connected Home over IP, before a rebranding this past May. It's a pact between some of the biggest companies in tech, including Google, Amazon and Apple, that aims to bring standardization to the fragmented smart home space. When it launches in the first half of 2022, it will support a variety of voice assistants and networking protocols, including Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri as well as WiFi, Thread and Bluetooth LE.

At its simplest, the promise of Matter is that you'll be able to buy a new device and it will simply work with your existing smart home setup. To support that vision, Google is introducing new tools to help developers build and integrate Matter devices into its wider smart home ecosystem. It starts with a new but familiar name for the company's smart home devices and developer platform: Google Home. "By bringing our platform and tools under the same roof, it gives us a simpler way to show you why and how integrating your devices with Google Home makes them more accessible and helpful across the Google ecosystem," the company said.

As part of the rebranding, will launch a redesigned Developer Center early next year. It says the dashboard will include everything developers need to build devices and applications that work with the wider Google Home ecosystem. It will support Matter at launch and Google will release two software development kits. T


GizmodoOct 21, 2021
Google Is Getting Everyone Ready for the Future of Smart Home Gadgets
Smart home device makers are all on board with a new standard called Matter that will make all of your stuff play nicely together, and Google is now working to get developers on board with that vision. It's also rebranding its smart home ecosystem to Google Home, which will incorporate everything from its smart…

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EngadgetOct 21, 2021
Surface Duo 2 review: Microsoft's second dual-screen hybrid is a letdown
Microsoft isn't giving up on its dual-screen dreams. The company is back this year with a new Surface Duo that looks like it might fix some of the original's flaws. Instead of a finicky and low-quality camera, the Duo 2 packs a triple-sensor system on its rear, in addition to a selfie shooter inside. The device also has a narrower overall footprint, faster-refreshing screens and some updated software. There's also support for Microsoft's Slim Pen 2, which should make drawing and taking notes a more intuitive experience.

But despite having addressed many of the previous generation's issues and adding some useful features, the Duo 2 remains a frustrating device. And at $1,500, it's still a pricey product with a niche, limited appeal.

Hardware and design changesBy now, you're probably familiar with the Duo's proposition. The second generation features a pair of 5.8-inch screens connected by a hinge. It's also running Android 11 this year, with some tweaks to improve multi-display use. Combined, the two panels offer an 8.3-inch canvas, which is slightly bigger than before. You can flip one screen all the way around to use the Duo 2 in a phone-like single-screen state, use one side as a stand to prop up the other half or have both displays facing you like a book or tablet.

Like the original, th


ResearchBuzzOct 16, 2021
MyHeritage, Clubhouse, Twitter, More: Saturday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, October 16, 2021
NEW RESOURCES BusinessWire: MyHeritage Publishes Huge Collection of 463 Million Historical Records from France (PRESS RELEASE). "MyHeritage, the leading global service for discovering your past and empowering your future, announced today the […]

eWeekOct 14, 2021
How Database Virtualization Helps Migrate a Data Warehouse to the Cloud
Database migrations are some of the most dreaded initiatives in IT. Bring up the subject of migrations with any IT executive and one gets a strong visceral reaction. Too many careers have been wrecked by failed migrations. Clearly, conventional techniques using code conversion just don't work. Especially when it comes to migrating an enterprise data […]

The post How Database Virtualization Helps Migrate a Data Warehouse to the Cloud appeared first on eWEEK.



PC World Latest NewsOct 13, 2021
Some of the best Windows 11 features are hidden
"Microsoft places the most disconcerting aspects of Windows 11 front and center, while its best features are hidden deeper within." That's how I closed my Windows 11 review, and it still feels true today. But what are those hidden, superior features? Yes, you'll need to hunt a bit. But Microsoft has scattered some hidden gems […]

Time: TechlandOct 12, 2021
Why Big Businesses in Texas Are Ignoring Gov. Abbott's Vaccine Mandate Ban
Mandates have proven to be an effective but controversial method for compelling vaccine-shy Americans to receive their shots. But as the Biden Administration has doubled down on requiring COVID-19 vaccination—including proposing a rule that businesses with more than 100 employees mandate vaccination—for some Republicans, opposition to mandates is proving to be an essential credential for…

Fox Technology newsJul 02, 2021
Why it's time to rethink cutting the cord -- and 3 smart ways to save
Years ago, cutting the cord meant ditching your expensive cable plan for internet-based options that cost a fraction of the price. Now? You might be paying just as much, or even more.
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