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Dell’s New G5 15 SE Laptop Could Give Us a Preview of the Sony PS5’s Power

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Four months after AMD announced SmartShift, we’re finally getting a taste of the new technology that will feature in a whole lot of gaming laptops going forward—as well as Sony’s PS5 later this year. Today, Dell launched the G5 15 SE, a new laptop equipped with the brand new Ryzen 4000 series CPU and the Radeon RX…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/dells-new-g5-15-se-laptop-could-give-us-a-preview-of-th-1843577932
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Alex Cranz

How to Set Up an Office in the Garden or Backyard to Maintain Your Sanity

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If you’re lucky enough to have some outdoor space where you live, setting up shop in the garden or backyard can make working from home more bearable. You can top up your daily dose of vitamin D, get closer to the natural (or urban) world around you, escape from the rest of the family, and get all your work done all at…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/how-to-set-up-an-office-in-the-garden-or-backyard-to-ma-1843463249
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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Nield

This Video Chat Prediction From 1918 Was So Much Cooler Than Zoom

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People living in the year 2020 have plenty of options for talking over video chat: Skype, FaceTime, Facebook Portal, and perhaps the most popular video app of our pandemic era, Zoom. But none of them look nearly as cool as this idea published in a tech magazine from 1918, a time when radio broadcasting was in its…

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Source: https://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/this-video-chat-prediction-from-1918-was-so-much-cooler-1841260045
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Matt Novak on Paleofuture, shared by Rhett Jones to Gizmodo

Only 45 Percent of Businesses Plan to Rehire the Same Workers Once They Reopen, Facebook Survey Finds

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A new Facebook survey of small- and medium-sized businesses has found that, among those who have shut down amid the global covid-19 health crisis, only 45 percent plan to rehire the same employees when they reopen.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/only-45-percent-of-businesses-plan-to-rehire-the-same-w-1843529615
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Catie Keck

Google Authenticator Update Makes It Way Easier to Transfer Accounts to a New Device

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The Google Authenticator has long been a useful tool when it comes to adding two-step verification to your accounts. But now, thanks to its first update since April 2019, Google has just made it way easier to securely migrate 2SV codes from one device to another.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/google-authenticator-update-makes-it-way-easier-to-tran-1843340635
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Sam Rutherford

Microsoft Might Have Made the Best Budget Laptop…Again

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Two years ago Microsoft made one of its best laptops, and my favorite budget computer, the Surface Go. The $400 Windows 10 tablet was absolutely not the fast computer in its price range, and it had a much smaller screen than the competition, but it also felt like the kind of perfect do anything device for someone on a…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/microsoft-announces-surface-go-2-surface-book-3-headp-1843273973
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Alex Cranz

Here’s What Apple and Google Want Coronavirus Contact-Tracing Apps to Look Like

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Apple and Google aren’t developing coronavirus-tracking apps, but on Monday they shared examples of what those apps could look like. Most notably, the tech giants detailed what the public health authorities who can use their contact-tracing APIs to create those apps can’t do: namely, they can’t track your location and…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/here-s-what-apple-and-google-want-coronavirus-contact-t-1843247795
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Caitlin McGarry

What Is LiDAR and Why Would You Want It on Your Phone?

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It’s in the new iPad Pro tablets, it’s rumored to be coming to the iPhone 12, and a form of it has been appearing in Android phones for the last few years. What exactly is LiDAR, and why would you want it in a mobile device? Here we’ll take you through what the tech does, all of the ways it can be deployed, and why it…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/what-is-lidar-and-why-would-you-want-it-on-your-phone-1843162463
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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Nield