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All of Charles Darwin’s correspondence is now available online

Now is your chance to discover many of Charles Darwin’s personal writings. owned by Cambridge University published All surviving online correspondence of the evolution scientist, including 400 letters that have appeared or been newly “reinterpreted”. The searchable collection now includes more than 15,000 letters written between 1822 and 1882, dating back to their influential time […]

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Mercedes’ new EV innovation is a paywall on your car’s performance

Tesla isn’t the only car brand that asks you to pay extra to unlock your car’s current capabilities. Aspect Boundary observationsowned by Mercedes introduced an annual $1,200 “Acceleration Boost” subscription that improves the performance of the EQE and EQS in standard sedan and SUV variants. Pay the annual fee and your 0-60MPH time will improve […]

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CD Projekt Red shows The Witcher 3’s ‘next-gen update’ ahead of launch

CD Projekt Red finally shared a game trailer for The Witcher 3: Wild Huntthe upcoming ‘next-gen’ update and it’s pretty much what you’d hoped. The revamped action RPG looks better thanks to more detailed character models (with 4K textures), ray-traced lighting effects, and other cosmetic upgrades. Geralt looks grayer than ever, even water reflections they […]

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Moog’s holiday deals include free new effects plug-in

Moog’s holiday promotions this year include one particularly nice bonus: it’s free. Synthesizer pioneer released A free new MF-109S Saturator plugin (shown above) for all Moogerfooger Effects Plugins users. As the name suggests, the plugin gives you more control over the input driver circuitry to produce everything from analog saturation to smooth compression. It also […]

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Mozilla bundles VPN and email relay services for $7 per month

Mozilla’s privacy services may be more appealing if you’re undecided beforehand. Company offers now When you pay for an annual subscription, its virtual private network (VPN) and Firefox Relay Premium are bundled together in a $7 monthly package. Given that the VPN normally costs $5 per month on its own (on a similar annual basis), […]

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Sonicware’s latest gutter box is made for lofi hits

You know that lofi beats take over as companies design all instruments their own. owned by Sonicware introduced Liven Lofi-12, a groovebox dedicated to producing printed tracks. The machine is centered around a 16-bit, 12/24 kHz sampling engine with a 12-bit sampler mode that gives any sound that “real” lofi feel. The company claims that […]

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FCC disables an audio provider that cannot protect against automated calls

It didn’t take long for the Federal Communications Commission to begin isolating voice providers that weren’t doing enough to block automated calls. The regulator has to separate After the provider Global UC from other networks allegedly failed to meet the requirements for protection against fraudulent automated calls. Now that the company is no longer on […]

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FCC blocks ring-less voicemail spam

You’re not the only one tired of ringless voicemails sending spam to your inbox. Federal Communications Commission, determined That these silent voicemails are covered by the same Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), which prohibits unauthorized automated calls. According to the FCC, companies still need your permission to leave these junk messages as they are considered […]

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Researchers say iPhone usage data isn’t as anonymous as Apple claims

Code detectives at Mysk challenge Apple’s lauded focus on privacy. The developers claim that Apple’s anonymous usage data for some internal apps includes a Directory Services Identifier (DSID) that is uniquely linked to your Apple ID and iCloud data. According to Mysk, Apple could potentially use this DSID to identify your App Store browsing habits. […]

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FCC’s new, more accurate broadband maps can provide better coverage

The Federal Communications Commission has finally published New broadband maps after a long development period. “Pre-production draft” releasepromises a much more accurate representation of fixed internet coverage across the US, as defined by the FCC. Earlier maps would only show the service at the census block level, sometimes ignoring large gaps in real-world connectivity. The […]

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Samsung’s 2022 Frame TVs are cheaper than ever for Black Friday

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He started unblocking some high-profile Twitter accounts, starting with Elon Musk, Jordan Peterson, and Kathy Griffin.

Elon Musk is acting in line with his promise to rethink permanent bans on Twitter users. Twitter reinstates the accounts of three controversial users, including the conservative satire site Babylonian Bee, conservative author (and former YouTube personality) Jordan Peterson, and comedian Kathy Griffin. Musk said a decision on former President Donald Trump “has not yet […]

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New Twitter accounts will have to wait 90 days before subscribing to Blue

Twitter may not restore its Blue verification for a few weeks, but it hopes to be more cautious when the feature returns. Social network updated FAQ site to warn that new accounts will have to wait 90 days before they can subscribe to Blue. The company also says it reserves the right to request waiting […]

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Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon platform is built for thin augmented reality glasses

If companies are going to make augmented reality glasses that you really want to wear, they’re going to need chips that are powerful but don’t require a big battery in your head. Qualcomm thinks it can help. there is a company announced A Snapdragon AR2 Gen 1 platform built with thin AR glasses in mind. […]

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US security watchdog warns against Onewheel boards after reported launch injuries

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) really, really doesn’t want you to use a Onewheel board. There is a government observer warned Americans are against buying or using any of the self-balancing skateboards, from the original to newer models like the GT and Pint X. The CPSC said vehicles could force riders out. The […]

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Samsung brings game streaming to 2021 TVs

You no longer need one of Samsung’s newest TVs to try out its game streaming features. The electronics giant is now rolling out cloud gaming to compatible 2021 TV sets. This includes all 2021 models, from the entry-level AU7000 series to 8K flagships like the QN900. You can find the full list below this story. […]

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Boston Dynamics sues rival Ghost Robotics for allegedly copying its robot dog

Competition in the robot dog market is getting ugly. Aspect Robot Report explainsBoston Dynamics is suing Ghost Robotics for allegedly infringing seven patents linked to the Spot quadruped. The Spirit 40 and Vision 60 (shown above) allegedly borrow key technologies from Spot, including self-correction and stair climbing systems. Boston Dynamics said it asked Ghost Robotics […]

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Lucid unveils its three-row Gravity electric SUV

Lucid had more to show than the cheaper Air models today. At the end of auto start regiment its second EV is the Gravity SUV, which has been under construction for a long time. The vehicle shares the striking visual language of the Air while offering three rows of seating that can accommodate seven people. […]

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Descript’s text-based video editor now lets you write scripts however you want

Descript aims to simplify video editing by tweaking transcripts, but you don’t even need to have audio ready anymore. there is a company redesigned Define with a new interface that includes an authoring tool. You can write a script in Instant Overdub and use the text-to-speech feature to voice your narration, or replace it with […]

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First Xbox transparency report reveals an increase in bot bans

If you’ve had to deal with a number of fake Xbox Live accounts lately, you’re not alone. owned by Microsoft published It’s the first Xbox transparency report and it’s now clear that the company is banning or otherwise suppressing bots. The company says it has implemented over 4.33 million “proactive sanctions” (i.e., taking action without […]

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Microsoft will offer Surface parts to consumers in 2023

Microsoft isn’t shy about looking to improve the repairability of Surface devices, and that now includes the availability of replacement parts. Inside Declaration Microsoft tells iFixit that it plans “wide availability” of parts for individuals and independent repair shops in the first half of 2023. You can also expect complete repair guides for the Surface […]

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Senator Markey demands answers from Elon Musk about Twitter impersonators

Twitter’s copycats draw scrutiny from politicians. Senator Ed Markey sent a letter to corporate chief Elon Musk, who requested answers about the fraudsters on the platform. Markey is just a reporter of Twitter. Washington post to create a verified account impersonating the senator (now trivial with an $8 Blue subscription), but a popup told users […]

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UN initiative will use satellites to detect methane emission hotspots

The United Nations is betting that satellites can help the world catch up with emissions reductions. The organization has introduced a Methane Warning and Response System (MARS), which, as the name suggests, will alert countries and companies to “large” methane emissions releases. The technology will use satellite map data to identify resources, inform relevant agencies, […]

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Chris Rock’s upcoming comedy special will be Netflix’s first live stream

Netflix is ​​finally ready to go live months after its plans were revealed. there is service approved Chris Rock will livestream a comedy special on the service in early 2023. The company says it’s the “first artist” to receive this award, and the broadcast will be available worldwide. The firm unveiled its live show strategy […]

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YouTube’s TikTok-like Shorts now play properly on your TV

YouTube’s attempt to emulate TikTok now extends to the living room. Vertical Shorts videos of the company There are now native support on TVs with a player that makes better use of all the horizontal space normally wasted. Watching these mobile-focused clips on the big screen (unless you have Samsung’s rotating TV) still feels overkill, […]

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A Gears of War live-action movie and animated series is coming to Netflix

Netflix’s growing video game adaptations now include one of Xbox’s best-known franchises. streaming service team building With series developer The Coalition to produce a live-action Gears of War movie. There are no details for the cast, plot, or release date, but Netflix is ​​making fun of an adult animated show and the possibility of “more […]

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Egg white may be key to removing microplastics from seawater

Microplastics are a wildlife nuisance, but you may be looking at the solution to this problem in your breakfast. Princeton researchers used egg whites. to create A lightweight, porous airgel that can remove microplastics and salt from seawater. When you freeze-dry and superheat whites (up to 1,652F) in an oxygen-free space, pure protein systems produce […]

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Watch the last total lunar eclipse until 2025 on November 8

You are about to get your last chance to witness a total lunar eclipse for a while. NASA noted that the last such eclipse to March 2025 will begin in the early morning hours of November 8 in North America. Parts of Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and South America can also take a look. The […]

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Samsung’s next Odyssey Neo G9 will be ‘the first’ 8K ultrawide gaming monitor

Now that AMD has released Radeon RX 7900 GPUs capable of outputting 8K video at high refresh rates, gamers will need displays that can handle them, and Samsung is happy to do so. there is a company regiment The next generation of the Odyssey Neo G9 that will be the first 8K ultra-wide gaming monitor. […]

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The X-T5 is the first major upgrade to Fujifilm’s compact camera flagship in 5 years.

Fujifilm presents a sequel to the well-received X-T4. there is a company introduced (what else?) The X-T5 is the successor to the high-end APS-C mirrorless camera, offering some major technical upgrades (the biggest in five years) while improving the basic formula. The new model now includes Fuji’s existing 40MP sensor (up from 26MP) capable of […]

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Elon Musk says Twitter will set up a “supervisory council” before reinstating banned accounts

Twitter is not in a rush to major content policy changes, as Elon Musk owns the company. Musk has announced He said the social network would set up a moderator council made up of members with “a wide variety of perspectives”. The entrepreneur says there won’t be any “important” content decisions or ban revocations until […]

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Apple’s MacBook Air M2 is now on sale for $1,049

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NASA’s InSight rover detects a meteoroid impact on Mars

NASA’s InSight lander may have made its final journey. Researchers learned Detected on December 24, 2021, in the Amazonis Planitia region of Mars, a marsquake was actually a meteoroid impact – the first time any mission has witnessed the formation of a crater on the planet. When scientists looked at before and after pictures of […]

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Team Ninja’s ‘Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty’ is coming to consoles and PC on March 3

If you want to see Team Ninja’s final version of Nioh-style demon slaying, you’ll have to wait a few months. owned by Koei Tecmo approved He Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Coming March 3rd for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC (via Microsoft Store and Steam). It will also be available through Xbox […]

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‘Fallout 4’ gets high FPS and 4K boosts on PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC

fallout 5 It’s not a place to launch, but Bethesda may have something to get you. VGC reports there is a game developer open It plans to release a “next-gen” (really current-gen) update for PS5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC in 2023. The upgrade will feature high frame rate and 4K quality, and will include […]

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Akai reveals a bigger sibling for one of the best budget MIDI controllers

Akai’s MPK Mini mk3 is a solid and affordable way to get into MIDI keyboard controllers, but there’s still a chance you want more flexibility for your music making sessions. Fortunately, the company now has a stronger option to keep costs in check. this newly launched The MPK Mini Plus expands from 25 keys to […]

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‘Resident Evil 4’ remake gameplay shows off tense but familiar action

It is now clearer how Capcom will address this issue. Resident Evil 4 remake. both a story trailer From Capcom and a game Preview from IGN shows that the developer hasn’t messed with the core mechanics of the 2005 classic, even while raising the fear. While the remake is definitely creepier (especially in the cutscenes), […]

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‘Kerbal Space Program 2’ finally arrives on February 24

It’s almost three years late but Kerbal Space Program 2 If you don’t mind a few rough edges, it’s almost here. Has a Special Section bring out The sequel to the rocket building game will be available as an Early Access version on February 24 via Steam, Epic Games Store and other online stores. The […]

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Pixel 7 owners can try Google’s new Clear Calling feature in beta

If you want to live with the latest technology, it is possible to try one of the signature software features of the Pixel 7 family. Android Police reports owned by Google shared A third beta for Android 13’s first Quarterly Platform Release (QPR1) that adds Clear Call for Pixel 7 and 7 Pro. Enable it […]

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Apple’s head of hardware design leaves the company after three years

The main player is leaving, replacing Apple’s Jony Ive. there is a company approved with Bloomberg Head of industrial design Evans Hankey is leaving after three years. There are no named changes as of this writing, but Hankey will reportedly remain in the post for six months as part of a transition. Alan Dye, who […]

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Amazon faces $1bn lawsuit over allegations it ‘tricked’ UK customers into paying more

Amazon may soon go to court for its use of the Buy Box, which highlights shopping opportunities. Guard reports He said lawyers are filing a class action lawsuit with the UK Competition Appeals Court over allegations that the Buy Box “fooled” shoppers into overpaying. Consumer advocate Julie Hunter says the division favors Amazon’s sellers who […]

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James Webb telescope captures ‘knot’ of galaxies in early universe

The James Webb Space Telescope produced its second illustrative image in a matter of days. Scientists using the observatory, discovered A tight “knot” of at least three galaxies that formed around a quasar 11.5 billion years ago, a little over 2 billion years after the Big Bang. The telescope’s near-infrared spectrograph not only showed galaxies […]

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Amazon Prime Video will stream NFL Black Friday games from 2023

Amazon doesn’t want to limit itself to football matches broadcast on Thursday nights. Internet giant exists made a deal With the NFL for Prime Video to live stream an annual game on Black Friday, the day after American Thanksgiving. The first game will be broadcast at 15:00 in the East on November 24, 2023, and […]

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Next version of Thunderbolt developed for multi-monitor setups

Now that fast ports are on par for PCs, how will Intel make Thunderbolt more appealing? By installing enthusiasts who apparently request a monitor wall. there is a company preview A next-generation Thunderbolt standard that will offer more bandwidth for multi-monitor setups and other “visually intensive uses.” While the port will normally offer 80 gigabits […]

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Google is reportedly shifting its focus to hardware at the expense of Assistant

Google’s flurry of hardware launches could be part of a larger defensive strategy. resources talk to Information CEO Sundar Pichai sees hardware as the best way to “guard” against the pitfalls of the changing mobile market. According to Sissie Hsiao, Vice President of Google Assistant, Pichai is concerned that Apple is taking a stake in […]

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Apple has stopped selling the Apple TV HD

Now that Apple is offering a lower-priced Apple TV 4K, it’s apparently getting rid of the entry-level model. MacRumors notes The company no longer sells Apple TV HD through its online store. It’s unclear whether the device will be available at retail or other online stores, but if you find it at a discount, you […]

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Cadillac’s $300,000 Celestiq EV prioritizes luxury driving

Cadillac has finally provided more details for the Celestiq, and it’s clear that the EV prioritizes luxury over raw power. The custom-built sedan is now known to include a dual-engine 600HP powertrain, all-wheel drive and a 111kWh Ultium battery pack. The combination delivers a 0-60 MPH sprint in 3.8 seconds with an estimated range of […]

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Smart buoy ‘hears’ sea to protect whales from ship collisions

Whales face numerous threats from humans, least of all ship collisions — World Sustainability Organization predictions Between 18,000 and 25,000 animals die each year. But there may be a technological way to minimize these deaths. Reuters reports The Chilean government and the MERI Foundation have deployed the world’s first smart buoy. Blue Boat Initiative, an […]

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SpaceX says it needs US government help to fund Starlink satellite internet in Ukraine

SpaceX’s donations of Starlink satellite service to Ukraine may not be long in coming. CNN says this Obtained Documents showing SpaceX sent a letter to the Department of Defense in September claiming the company was “not in a position” to finance Starlink internet in Ukraine without tens of millions of dollars in monthly funding. The […]

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Apple’s mixed reality headset reportedly uses iris scanning for payments and sign-ins

Apple’s long-rumored AR/VR headset may have a few extra tricks. Information‘s resources pretend that mixed reality hardware will use iris scanning to sign in and pay. According to forecasters, this will make app purchasing easier and may even simplify multi-user support. Apple declined to comment, but in 2017 it reportedly acquired eye-tracking glasses creator SensoMotorics […]