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Try These Fixes for the macOS ‘Permanent Screensaver’ Bug

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A weird bug is affecting some owners of Apples’ M1 line of Macs (laptops and desktops) that triggers the macOS screensaver to run at random times. That doesn’t sound so bad at first—who doesn’t love Flurry?—except for the even quirkier issue that once it’s turned on, an affected Mac’s screensaver can’t be turned off.

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Source: https://lifehacker.com/try-these-fixes-for-the-macos-permanent-screensaver-bug-1846088663
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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Murphy on Lifehacker, shared by Andrew Couts to Gizmodo

Here’s What Google Didn’t Say In Its Promises About Our Privacy

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Roughly a month after being hit with a pretty damning antitrust suit led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, Google issued its response on Sunday via a public blog post tackling some of the more “misleading” allegations.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/heres-what-google-didnt-say-in-its-promises-about-our-p-1846088520
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Shoshana Wodinsky

This New Windows 10 Bug Could Brick Your PC

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Don’t do it. Most people aren’t going to experiment with navigating to root Windows 10 folders, but just in case anyone might be digging around in the software guts of their PC, it’s best to stay away from inputting this file path into your browser: “\.globalrootdevicecondrvkernelconnect”. It will not only…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/this-new-windows-10-bug-could-brick-your-pc-1846086576
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joanna Nelius

Samsung Wins the Wireless Earbuds War with Retro Clamshell Cellphone Charging Cases

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It turns out the big news from last week wasn’t that Samsung finally ditched the bizarre bean design for its wireless earbuds, it’s that the company plans to dominate the ‘kids of the late ‘90s’ demographic with a charging case cover that camouflages the Galaxy Buds Pro as a retro clamshell cellphone.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/samsung-wins-the-wireless-earbuds-war-with-retro-clamsh-1846084587
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Andrew Liszewski

The Galaxy S21 Is the Biggest Facelift for Samsung’s Galaxy Line Since the S8

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Every few years, Samsung’s premium Galaxy phones get a major redesign as they enter a new phase of development. The new Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra continue that tradition—this year, it feels like Samsung’s flagship phone line just got its biggest overhaul since the Galaxy S8. 

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/the-galaxy-s21-is-the-biggest-facelift-for-samsungs-gal-1846051249
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Sam Rutherford

YouTube Deletes Latest Trump Video, Suspends Account Through Inauguration Day

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YouTube has deleted President Donald Trump’s latest video over concerns that it could inspire violence, the video sharing site announced late Tuesday. Comments are being blocked on all of the president’s remaining videos and his account has been suspended for at least the next seven days. Notably, the inauguration of…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/youtube-deletes-latest-trump-video-suspends-account-th-1846047937
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Matt Novak

MSI Says the Stealth 15M Is the Now the Thinnest Gaming Laptop in the World

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Look, there’s nothing wrong with big, beastly 17-inch gaming monsters, but for my money, I like a gaming notebook that can balance performance and portability, and the MSI Stealth 15M has just taken that principle to a whole new level.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/msi-says-the-stealth-15m-is-the-now-the-thinnest-gaming-1846045928
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Sam Rutherford

Parler Users Breached Deep Inside U.S. Capitol Building, GPS Data Shows

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At least several users of the far-right social network Parler appear to be among the hoard of rioters that managed to penetrate deep inside the U.S. Capitol building and into areas normally restricted to the public, according to GPS metadata linked to videos posted to the platform the day of insurrection in Washington.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/parler-users-breached-deep-inside-u-s-capitol-building-1846042905
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Dell Cameron and Dhruv Mehrotra

Facebook Warns Employees Not to Wear Company Gear In Public After Banning Trump

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Facebook’s internal security team has warned employees not to wear or carry any Facebook-branded gear in public, according to a new report from tech news site the Information. The warning comes after the social media giant banned President Donald Trump from the platform following a violent coup attempt by his…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/facebook-warns-employees-not-to-wear-company-gear-in-pu-1846040220
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Matt Novak

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