AirPods Max – Hear What It Actually Sounds Like (🎧Headphones Required)
Would you like to experience Noise Cancellation, Transparency mode, Spatial Audio and the sound quality of #AirPodsMax yourself? Would you like to compare it to Sony’s WH-1000XM3? Grab your headphones and find a quiet place, because this is the best experience you can get next to trying AirPods Max
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Starting Sunday, cable companies can no longer ‘rent’ you the router you already own
Is your internet service provider charging you every month for the cable modem or router that you purchased with your own money? Or, perhaps, have you never bothered to buy those items because you couldn’t escape the fee? That fee will be illegal starting Sunday, December 20th, and you should tell
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Fstoppers Reviews the Haida Clear Night Filter for Night Sky Photographers
Photographing the night sky can be very frustrating if there is a lot of light pollution. That is when a light pollution filter may come in handy. I reviewed the Haida Clear Night filter for the Haida M10 filter system.
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New COVID-19 strain spreads more quickly, UK medical chief says
LONDON (Reuters) – A new strain of COVID-19 identified in the United Kingdom can spread more quickly and urgent work is under way to confirm that it does not cause a higher mortality rate, England’s Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty said on Saturday.
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Newly Released COVID-19 Data Show Most U.S. Cities Are ‘Sustained Hotspots’
The Trump administration on Friday made public a trove of federal data on the pandemic that reveals a country awash in red alerts.
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Nature is not healing
Dolphins did not return to cleaner canals in Venice, Italy this year. Nor was the critically endangered Malabar civet spotted on the streets of Kerala, India. And, contrary to one meme, there definitely were not dinosaurs in Times Square.
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The Mandalorian collides with the broader Star Wars universe in its season 2 finale
As expected, The Mandalorian’s finale culminated in a dramatic showdown between Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal) — aka, Mando — and Moff Gideon (Giancarlo Esposito) over the fate of Grogu (née Baby Yoda).
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Apple explains how the AirPods Max conserve battery life — with or without the case
After some initial confusion around how the AirPods Max handle power management, Apple has tried to clarify the issue with an updated support page outlining how and when its new $550 headphones automatically conserve battery life.
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US plans major expansion of facial recognition authority at airports
US Customs and Border Protection has filed for a significant expansion in its authority to conduct facial recognition at airports.
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