The ever-so-basic Raspberry Pi microcomputer — which costs a tiny amount of money and is designed to get youngsters interested in coding — is perhaps the most exciting thing to happen to computing in years. So when a new version of the Pi makes its debut, we pay attention.
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The Game Awards 2019 are underway in Los Angeles right now, where Seattle-based developer Microsoft took the stage to announce the name of its next-generation console, Xbox Series X.
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There are few things more annoying than constantly receiving calls from numbers you think you know, only to hear a recording congratulating you for winning a trip to the Bahamas or that your vehicle’s warranty has expired.
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To explore the solar system beyond our planet, one important factor is the ability to locate water which can be used for drinking and for creating rocket fuel. To assist in the hunt for water on neighboring Mars, NASA has released a “treasure map” of potential ice locations on the red planet.
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Disney captured the 2019 zeitgeist in multiple ways, according Google’s annual year in search roundup. While the streaming service is just a month old, “Disney Plus” was the top-trending search term of the year in the US, meaning it had the highest spike in traffic over a period of time.
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Going to the theater now feels like going to a comic book shop. You can usually pick between Marvel or DC at the box office every summer. This extends to TV and streaming — it’s possible to have an entertainment diet made entirely of superhero media and still not get to it all.
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Whether you use Android or iOS, a hardware security key can provide even more protection against password theft or phishing.
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That inadvertent confirmation of iOS 13.3’s imminent release was on the mark. Apple has released the new software (plus iPadOS 13.3), whose centerpiece is an improvement to Screen Time parental controls.
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Apple is releasing its new iOS 13.3 update today with a pair of big features for all compatible devices. One of those is a major security update that enables the use FIDO2-compliant USB-C, NFC, and Lightning physical security devices with Apple’s Safari browser.
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iOS Lightroom users rejoice, the long-awaited direct import feature is finally available.
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The Surface Book 2 is among the most ambitious devices released in recent years, but it appears Microsoft will push the limits even further with the next version.
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According to a report from TechCrunch, an online company that allows people in the US to obtain a copy of their birth certificate has exposed more than 752,000 applications.
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Google has announced that Incognito mode for Google Maps on iOS is rolling out today. Google first announced the feature at its I/O developer conference in May, and it’s already available for Google Maps on Android. Incognito mode works a lot like it does in the Chrome browser.
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Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman is returning to the big screen to save the world — but this time, she’s not fighting alongside the Allies in World War I. The first trailer for Wonder Woman 1984 transports the superheroine to a decade defined by big hair, iconic musicians, and Ghostbusters.
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Early this year, Amazon pulled the plug on plans to build an “HQ2” in Queens after a number of local leaders and activists pushed back against the $3 billion in tax breaks and incentives it would receive.
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A lawyer representing Vernon Unsworth called Elon Musk a “billionaire bully,” and sought up to $190 million in damages but a jury decided in his favor anyway.
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Is your argument that the technology works as designed and any issues with it are a people problem? BGP definitely works even better than designed.
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In the late 1930’s Montblanc introduced their new numbering system for pen models. This consisted of a three-digit number, sometimes with an additional letter at the end. This model number can be “read” if you know how to decode it. The third number is the size of the nib.
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