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How to Rename a Bluetooth Device on Your Mac

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Bluetooth accessories often have long and complex default names that are hard to keep track of. On your Mac, thankfully, you have the option to rename a Bluetooth device to whatever you want—even an emoji. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/712257/how-to-rename-a-bluetooth-device-on-your-mac/
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PlayStation 5 SSD expansion will reportedly be unlocked this summer

81891370-7816-11eb-b6da-35c16896ece6Considering the bloated sizes of recent games like Call of Duty and Cyberpunk 2077 (250GB just for those two), the PlayStation 5’s 825GB internal SSD seems pretty miniscule. Now, there’s word that you’ll finally be able to put another dri…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/play-station-5-will-get-internal-storage-upgrades-this-summer-095311001.html
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Disconnect Your Smart TV from the Internet to Stop Tracking

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Your smart TV is probably tracking what you watch. “Automated content recognition” (ACR) technology detects what you’re watching, uploading snippets of content to a reference library so marketers can keep track of your viewing habits.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/714602/disconnect-your-smart-tv-from-the-internet-to-stop-tracking/
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Maryland school district places largest-ever order for electric buses

This is a Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley school bus, built by Thomas Built Buses and equipped with an electric powertrain from Proterra.

Enlarge / This is a Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley school bus, built by Thomas Built Buses and equipped with an electric powertrain from Proterra. (credit: Daimler)

This week’s news about the new US Postal Service truck contract, and the USPS’s decision to order 90 percent of them with internal combustion engines, has been viewed by many as a missed opportunity. Thankfully, the news is better when it comes to electrifying another one of our public services—the school bus. On Thursday, Montgomery County—a wealthy Maryland suburb adjacent to Washington, DC—approved a contract to electrify its entire school bus fleet.

School buses are an ideal candidate for electrification, given the frequent stops and the fact that the buses usually only run a couple of times each day. With more than 1,400 buses, the Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education, which has more than 200 schools and 160,000 students, has one of the largest fleets of school buses in the country. And now it’s getting 326 new ones, the largest single order of EV buses by a school district in the country.

The buses in question are Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouleys, built by Thomas Built Buses and equipped with electric powertrains made by Proterra. The Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley uses a 226kWh battery to achieve a range of up to 135 miles (217km), with up to 81 passengers aboard. The switch to electric power should cut the district’s carbon emissions by 25,000 tons and reduce diesel particulate pollution.

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Source: https://arstechnica.com/cars/2021/02/maryland-school-district-places-largest-ever-order-for-electric-buses/
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How to Delete Version History in Google Docs

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When you make a change to a Google Docs document, a copy of the previous version is saved. This allows you to roll back changes, but if you prefer, you can hide or delete the version history. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/709525/how-to-delete-version-history-in-google-docs/
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Twitter Super Follow borrows OnlyFans strategy to charge for tweets

Twitter is preparing to launch paid tweets, with a new Super Follow system which will work a little like Patreon or OnlyFans. Announced during the company’s investors presentation, Super Follow will offer a new way for those with followings on Twitter to monetize that audience, with everything from exclusive content to special badging. Twitter has long talked about – and, … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/twitter-super-follow-borrows-onlyfans-strategy-to-charge-for-tweets-25661290/
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Twitter teases new features for groups, tipping and ‘super follows’

25caeb20-7795-11eb-addb-a04b232c53e7Twitter plans to start testing several new features that could dramatically change how its users interact on its platform. During its analyst day presentation, the company previewed a number of new features, including communities, tipping and an acco…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/twitter-test-communities-tipping-super-follows-183101868.html
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Pokemon Presents confirmed for this week: What we’re expecting

This year is Pokemon‘s 25th anniversary, and while The Pokemon Company has indicated that it has big plans for the year, it hasn’t really revealed any of them just yet. We might finally get a look into the company’s plans for Pokemon‘s 25th this week, as a new Pokemon Presents presentation has been announced. While The Pokemon Company hasn’t told … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/pokemon-presents-confirmed-for-this-week-what-were-expecting-25661257/
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Target Is Opening Mini Apple Stores Inside Some Locations

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Forget the mall, Target is opening mini Apple Stores inside its retail locations. These dedicated kiosks are twice the size of Target’s current “Apple section” and are run by staff with special training from Apple. Target plans to open mini Apple Stores at 17 locations before the end of February, with more to come throughout 2021.

Large retail outlets like Target have enjoyed a steady stream of business during the COVID-19 pandemic. But as people grow more comfortable going to malls and other casual shopping spaces, it’s possible that big-box retailers could lose some sales. By replicating the Apple Store experience at a kiosk, Target could keep some of its customers away from the mall and generate more big-ticket sales.

Here are the 17 stores that will open Apple kiosks in February:

  • Monticello, MN
  • San Jose, CA
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Allen, TX
  • Hurst, TX
  • Austin, TX
  • Irving, TX
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Gainesville, FL
  • Orlando, FL
  • Clearwater, FL
  • Miami, FL
  • North Wales, PA
  • Newark, DE
  • Woburn, MA
  • Nashua, NH
  • Latham, NY

Target plans to open more mini Apple Stores throughout 2021, but the company hasn’t clarified how many of its locations will actually have an Apple kiosk. It’s possible that some Target stores will skip the Apple kiosk due to its size constraints or staff requirements.

Along with the new in-store experience, Target has redesigned its online Apple storefront with organized, easy-to-read icons. The online storefront also emphasizes the “benefits of getting Apple devices at Target,” like easy returns, free two-day shipping, curbside delivery, and 5% savings with a Target RedCard.

Interestingly, Apple still won’t sell Macs in-store or online. It will instead focus on smaller items like the iPhone, AirPods, iPad, HomePod, and Apple Watch. These items take up less space and (presumably) have higher profit margins than Macs. Plus, they require very little troubleshooting, so Target can spend less time training its Apple kiosk employees.

Source: Target via 9to5Mac

Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/72131/target-is-opening-mini-apple-stores-inside-some-locations/
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