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Month: September 2021 (Page 1 of 9)

GM Temporarily Abandons Its Super Cruise Self-Driving Feature

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Since its 2017 debut, GM’s Super Cruise has remained one of the best hands-free driver-assist tools available in any vehicle. But good luck finding a car with the feature! GM now confirms that it’s dropping Super Cruise from the 2022 Cadillac Escalade. Other cars with Super Cruise, such as the Chevy Bolt, are currently out of production or delayed.

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Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/99295/gms-most-advanced-driving-feature-disappears-amid-parts-shortages-and-recalls/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Andrew Heinzman

How to Roll Back the Kernel in Linux

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If your Linux PC suddenly has issues after an update to your system, it’s possible a Linux kernel update is at fault. Fortunately, rolling back or switching to another kernel is relatively easy to do on Debian, Arch, and Fedora systems. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/740797/how-to-roll-back-the-kernel-in-linux/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Jordan Gloor

How to Turn Your Old Computer Into a Media Streamer

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When your aging laptop or desktop computer is slowing to a crawl to get through day-to-day tasks, you don’t necessarily have to recycle it or hand it off to someone else. Your old machine can be turned into a media streaming device in its retirement, taking it easy as it serves up videos, music, photos, and more to…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/how-to-turn-your-old-computer-into-a-media-streamer-1847768007
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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Nield

With a dual-camera drone like this, your aerial shots will never be the same

Whether it’s a website, promotional content, or your personal social media account, photos and videos just aren’t what they used to be — and if you’ve ever employed a handy “pretty” filter on a selfie, you know exactly what that means. — Read the rest

Source: https://boingboing.net/2021/09/30/with-a-dual-camera-drone-like-this-your-aerial-shots-will-never-be-the-same.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=with-a-dual-camera-drone-like-this-your-aerial-shots-will-never-be-the-same
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Microsoft Just Leaked Windows 11’s New Media Player

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Microsoft recently held a Windows Insider webcast, and the company accidentally showed off a new app called “Media Player,” which was first spotted by Windows Latest. It could replace the current Windows Media Player, the Movies & TV app, or even both.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/758474/microsoft-just-leaked-windows-11s-new-media-player/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Dave LeClair

How to Clear Cookies and Site Data on Android

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Websites can store data—like your login state, preferences, and even tracking information—in cookies, which are pieces of information your web browser remembers. You can clear browser cookies whenever you want: Here’s how to do it on Android.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/744646/how-to-clear-cookies-and-site-data-on-android/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

Google Will Help You Find In-Stock Products in Stores

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The disconnect between online and in-store shopping is shrinking. Most big-box retailers offer pickup as an option, and now Google is making it so local shops can show whether they have an item available right through Search.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/758582/google-will-help-you-find-in-stock-products-in-stores/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Dave LeClair

How to Install and Use Safari Extensions on iPhone and iPad

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Apple introduced a few interesting features with iOS and iPadOS 15, but one of the most useful is extension support in Safari. The upgrade levels it with its desktop counterpart in terms of power, and you can take advantage of that power now.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/757666/how-to-install-and-use-safari-extensions-on-iphone-and-ipad/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Kris Wouk

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