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Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+ review: Samsung’s best can’t fix Android’s flaws

7b2a6510-f94f-11ea-ae77-8d4e7219b35cFor years, Samsung has been trying to make the perfect 2-in-1. It seems to have given up on the Windows-based Galaxy Book line to focus on the Galaxy Tab. That probably has something to do with Android’s far larger app library. But Google’s OS is not…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/samsung-galaxy-tab-s7-s7-plus-review-dex-120hz-specs-130043834.html
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The star of Netgear’s first WiFi 6 gaming router is its software

c0692b30-f863-11ea-8ed7-5d4807369790The PlayStation 5 will support WiFi 6 upon its release this November, but it won’t mean much if gamers don’t have a router that also supports the standard. There are some good models on the market from companies like D-Link and Linksys, with great ge…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/netgear-nitehawk-pro-gaming-xr1000-123031339.html
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This AI spots local COVID-19 outbreaks before they’ve spun out of control

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Researchers have developed a new machine learning-based tool that detects potential COVID-19 outbreaks in individual US counties. The system makes its assessments by analyzing reported COVID-19 cases and deaths, rates of positive tests, face mask rules, social distancing policies, and changes in testing. It also incorporates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Social Vulnerability Index, which assesses how individual communities are prepared for hazardous events based on factors including poverty and population density. It then predicts how fast the virus is spreading by estimating how many days it will take for the number of cases to double. The forecasts are displayed on an interactive heat…

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Source: https://thenextweb.com/neural/2020/09/16/this-ai-spots-local-covid-19-outbreaks-before-theyve-spun-out-of-control/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Thomas Macaulay

Former Facebook employee exposes its inability to stop misinformation

a34d2e80-180c-11ea-8bdf-45f34cbf9a5eA 6,600-word memo written by fired Facebook data scientist Sophie Zhang shows how widespread political misinformation campaigns are on the platform — and how little the social network is doing about it. According to BuzzFeed News, which has obtained…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/facebook-memo-political-misinformation-053704272.html
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AMD Finally Proves Its Laptop Prowess With the Incredible Lenovo Slim 7

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There’s a lot to love about Lenovo’s laptops. They’re designed well. They’re reasonably priced for the specs. They’re reliable. I’ve tested a few and owned a few over the years, and it seems like every new model improves on the last. All that definitely applies to this IdeaPad Slim 7. It takes some of the best…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/amd-finally-proves-its-laptop-prowess-with-the-incredib-1845014631
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joanna Nelius

Microsoft’s underwater data centers prove reliable and practical

When Microsoft first announced it would place data centers underwater, it seemed like a bizarre idea. Microsoft is giving an update on its underwater Northern Isles datacenter placed inside a watertight shipping-container-size enclosure and has spent its time under 117 feet of water since being deployed in the spring of 2018. Over the last two years, Microsoft’s team has tested … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/microsofts-underwater-data-centers-prove-reliable-and-practical-15638043/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Shane McGlaun

MOGA XP5-X Plus Review: A Premium Mobile Controller for the Game-Streaming Future

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While most mobile games are designed with touch screens in mind, we’re starting to see more console/PC games playable on mobile devices through streaming platforms like Google Stadia and GeForce NOW. When it comes to those types of games, you’re going to need a controller to properly play them, and the MOGA XP5-X Plus from PowerA was specifically designed with these platforms in mind.

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Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/51957/moga-xp5-x-plus-review-the-premium-controller-for-the-game-streaming-future/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Eric Schoon

Silicon Valley’s Biggest Trump Supporter Wins TikTok

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Oracle, one of President Donald Trump’s biggest supporters in Silicon Valley, beat out Microsoft for TikTok’s U.S. operations on Sunday, multiple media outlets reported. Nonetheless, after weeks of talking about a sale, it is not clear that the deal will involve one.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/silicon-valley-s-biggest-trump-supporter-wins-tiktok-1845044713
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Jody Serrano

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