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Check out our improved and expanded buyer’s guide! Remember gdgt? The social network-slash-product database where gadget enthusiasts rated the things they’d bought (and bookmarked the stuff they wanted)? Well, it never went away: For the past few years, the gdgt database has…

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Firefox update adds improved tracking protection

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Firefox update adds improved tracking protection Mozilla is trying to do something about that eerie feeling you get when you think of cat food and all of a sudden start seeing targeted ads about cat food — with the new Firefox update,…

Tougher emissions rules helped cut US air pollution deaths in half

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Tougher emissions rules helped cut US air pollution deaths in half Frederic J. Brown via Getty Images There’s little doubt that air quality has generally improved in the US in recent decades, but quantifying that improvement has been difficult. However, a recently…

Microsoft’s Surface Studio 2 packs a 2TB SSD and improved display

Microsoft’s Surface Studio 2 packs a 2TB SSD and improved display

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Microsoft’s Surface Studio 2 packs a 2TB SSD and improved display In 2016, Microsoft unveiled its first all-in-one desktop, the Surface Studio, which was geared towards professionals and creatives and sported a huge touchscreen. Now, it’s getting a bit of a refresh,…

Amazon’s new Echo Show packs a larger display and improved audio

Amazon’s new Echo Show packs a larger display and improved audio

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Amazon’s new Echo Show packs a larger display and improved audio Amazon’s seemingly non-stop device announcements now include a revamp of its first smart display. The internet giant has unveiled a second-generation Echo Show that ditches the (frankly boring) look of the…

JBL Charge 4 Bluetooth speaker gets some key upgrades     – CNET

JBL Charge 4 Bluetooth speaker gets some key upgrades – CNET

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JBL Charge 4 Bluetooth speaker gets some key upgrades – CNET Due out this fall, the fully waterproof JBL Charge 4 offers improved sound, battery life and USB-C connectivity. Continue reading . . . David Carnoy {authorlink} https://www.cnet.com/g00/3_c-6bbb.hsjy.htr_/c-6RTWJUMJZX77x24myyux78x3ax2fx2fbbb.hsjy.htrx2fwx78x78x2fwjanjbx78x2f_$/$/$/$?i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14 CNET Reviews – Most…

Infiniti taunts us with another electric race car we can’t buy

Infiniti taunts us with another electric race car we can’t buy

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Infiniti taunts us with another electric race car we can’t buy If you thought the retro-tastic Infiniti Prototype 9 couldn’t be improved upon, the automaker thought otherwise. At this year’s Pebble Beach automotive event, the larger Prototype 10 made an appearance. Continue…

Ant-y social: Study of ants reveals the evolutionary benefits of group living

Ant-y social: Study of ants reveals the evolutionary benefits of group living

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Ant-y social: Study of ants reveals the evolutionary benefits of group living A new study in ants demonstrates that living in groups leads to improved fitness. The researchers show that, in larger groups, ants take on specialized roles and colony stability increases….

Preparing for chemical attacks with improved computer models

Preparing for chemical attacks with improved computer models

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Preparing for chemical attacks with improved computer models Researchers have used computer models on the Stampede2 supercomputer to replicate the dispersal of gases from the April 4, 2017 chemical weapons attack in northwest Syria. The simulations were able to capture real world…

Google’s next Chromecast may offer improved connectivity

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Google’s next Chromecast may offer improved connectivity Google may soon release a Chromecast with full Bluetooth support and sturdier WiFi connectivity, an FCC filing indicates. It seems likely the dongle will have the same design as the current version, with Google only…

A novel synthetic antibody enables conditional ‘protein knockdown’ in vertebrates

A novel synthetic antibody enables conditional ‘protein knockdown’ in vertebrates

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A novel synthetic antibody enables conditional ‘protein knockdown’ in vertebrates Researchers have developed a novel synthetic antibody that paves the way for an improved functional analysis of proteins. Continue reading . . . https://www.sciencedaily.com/rss/top/environment.xml Top Environment News — ScienceDaily Top stories featured…

Older Fire TV devices get improved protection against Android malware

Older Fire TV devices get improved protection against Android malware

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Older Fire TV devices get improved protection against Android malware, It came to light earlier this year that a virus was attacking Fire TV devices because of an Android-based vulnerability relating to ADB (Android Debug Bridge) connections. But part of the newest…

End of the Rainbow? New Map Scale is More Readable by People Who Are Color Blind

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End of the Rainbow? New Map Scale is More Readable by People Who Are Color Blind, The improved palette also avoids some of the problems existing data visualization schemes pose for people with typical vision — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com , Continue reading…

Samsung teases improved battery life for the Galaxy Note 9

Samsung teases improved battery life for the Galaxy Note 9

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Samsung teases improved battery life for the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung is releasing a series of teasers leading up to its Galaxy Note 9 unpacked event on August 9th, and the first appears to confirm rumors that the new smartphone will have…

iOS update adds security-focused USB restricted mode

iOS update adds security-focused USB restricted mode

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iOS update adds security-focused USB restricted mode, Apple just released iOS 11.4.1 with an improved Find My AirPod feature and some stability fixes. It also appears to include USB Restricted Mode, a feature that was part of the 11.4.1 and iOS 12…