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Google’s Smart Displays Are Getting a Massive (and Free) Upgrade

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The role of AI-powered smart home devices has quickly evolved from things used to answer simple queries to gadgets that can help control various aspects of your home. However, with a major software update for Google’s Smart Displays, Google is trying to turn devices like the Nest Hub and the Lenovo Smart Display into…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/googles-smart-displays-are-getting-a-massive-and-free-1845412666
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Sam Rutherford

With Zuck’s Blessing, Facebook Quietly Stymied Traffic to Left-Leaning News Outlets: Report

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When Facebook tweaked its newsfeed algorithm in 2017 to reduce the visibility of political news, the company’s engineers intentionally designed the system to disproportionately impact left-leaning outlets, effectively choking off their traffic in the process.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/with-zucks-blessing-facebook-quietly-stymied-traffic-t-1845403484
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Alyse Stanley

What the Advanced Camera Controls on Your Phone Actually Mean

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A growing number of phones now come with camera apps that are packed with options and settings—all in place to help you get the perfect shot every time. While you might be content to just point-and-shoot your way around, it’s worth at least knowing what these extra features can do, just in case you need to make use of…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/what-the-advanced-camera-controls-on-your-phone-actuall-1845310025
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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Nield

What To Do Before Getting Rid Of Your Xbox One Or PS4

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A little more than a month from now, next-gen consoles will be out in the wild. At this point, you might be regarding your PlayStation 4 or Xbox One as a slowly degrading plastic box that’s doomed to waste space and collect dust. You might have even considered [gasp] getting rid of them.

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Source: https://kotaku.com/what-to-do-before-getting-rid-of-your-xbox-one-or-ps4-1845302202
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Ari Notis on Kotaku, shared by Kaitlyn Jakola to Gizmodo

The Teracube 2e Is a Repair-Friendly Smartphone for Dirt Cheap

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One of the most frustrating things about being a smartphone use is how increasingly difficult it is to get a repair done on your device on your own terms—not to mention at a decent price. But newcomer Teracube is back with a second repairable phone, and besides its exceptional warrant and promise of easy repairs this…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/the-teracube-2e-is-a-repair-friendly-smartphone-for-dir-1845281367
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Catie Keck

Microsoft Is About to Make Windows ARM Laptops Actually Worth Buying

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Yesterday, Microsoft officially announced that it’s working on an x64 emulation for Windows on ARM, which will pave the way for up-to-date versions of applications like the Adobe Creative Suite to finally work on the platform.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/microsoft-is-about-to-make-windows-arm-laptops-actually-1845241822
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joanna Nelius

A Pilot’s Review of Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

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I’ve been flying regional jets and in general aviation for 12 years. But your flying job will always restrict you to the type of flying and destinations that your employer needs, and unless you’re Bezos or Zuck, you can’t own every genre of airplane and fly everywhere. With Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020, I got a…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/a-pilot-s-review-of-microsoft-flight-simulator-2020-1845224897
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Tim Pilotman

Why Are VR Headsets So Bulky?

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Show me someone who looks cool in a VR headset, and I’ll show you a dork with no aesthetic sense. Largely, this has to do with their bulk: as consumer tech continues to shrink, they stubbornly remain massive, looking less like portals into hyper-real alternate dimensions and more like large futuristic sea animals…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/why-are-vr-headsets-so-bulky-1845109876
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Daniel Kolitz

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