A Parler archive is being converted into an interactive map of the Capitol building attack
A developer going by the name of Patr10tic has created an interactive map using GPS metadata and videos from the app Parler to offer a glimpse of what was happening inside and around the Capitol building during the violent protest on January 6th (via Motherboard).
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Samsung’s Galaxy S21 phones won’t have a charger in the box
As expected, Samsung’s new Galaxy S21 phones won’t come with a power adapter in the box. Each phone ships with a USB-C to USB-C cable, but you’ll need to provide your own charger. Samsung is reducing the price of its 25W charger to $20, down from $35, to make up for the fact.
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Google now owns Fitbit
Google has completed its $2.1 billion purchase of Fitbit, more than a year after the deal was first announced. The EU approved the acquisition in late December, clearing the way towards Google’s ownership over what is perhaps the best-known brand out there for mainstream fitness-tracking devices.
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Philips Hue launches a long-awaited light switch module and more
Signify is introducing three new Philips Hue products today: an in-wall Hue module for existing light switches, a new outdoor light bar, and a refined dimmer. The Philips Hue Wall Switch Module solves a problem long suffered by Hue smart light owners.
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