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Chrome’s Secure site flag is retiring this September

Google plans to change how it flags secure sites in Chrome, retiring its “Secure” indicator in favor of highlighting which pages don’t support HTTPS. The decision, which will take affect in a later release of Chrome, flips the current system on its head. “Users should expect that the web is safe by default,” Emily Schechter, Product Manager of Chrome Security, … Continue reading

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Xbox One May update serves up Discord integration, 120Hz support

Xbox One’s May update is here, and it’s arriving with a handful of exciting features. Discord is actually taking center stage with this update, and though the app itself isn’t available on Xbox One just yet, this does allow for some degree of integration. Once you’ve applied the May update, you’ll be able to link your Discord and Xbox accounts, … Continue reading

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YouTube Music, YouTube Premium will be included in Google Play Music subscription

This week saw the announcement of two new services from Google: YouTube Music and YouTube Premium, with the latter replacing YouTube Red. YouTube Music is the company’s latest attempt at a full-fledged streaming music service, while YouTube Premium will continue offering the library of original series and movies that were previously on Red

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River Bank 51,200mAh stackable powerbank can jump start a car

EcoFlow Tech is seeking funding for River Bank, a powerbank with a huge 51,200mAh capacity, support for wireless charging, a car jump starter, and more. River Bank blows away most competing external batteries, offering the capacities and features necessary for remote backpacking, camping, emergency car kits, and other demanding situations. The product has raised more than a million dollars on … Continue reading

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Phone batteries exploding at recycling facilities and dumps

Lithium-ion batteries are exploding at dumps and recycling plants across the United States – and that’s a problem. These types of batteries come most often in the device that’s likely in your hand or pocket – your smartphone.

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NASA study looks at human activity and freshwater changes

NASA has published the results of a study that used satellite observations to look at the locations where human activity is changing freshwater sources. The study also looked at the cause of that change. The study found that Earth’s wet land areas are getting wetter and dry areas are getting drier due to several factors.

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Wonder Android gaming phone takes cues from Nintendo Switch

When word of the Xiaomi-backed Black Shark gaming smartphone went out, it was compared to the Nintendo Switch. When it launched, it ended up only being half a Switch

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Solar-charging iPhone X Tesla now available if you can afford it

Smartphone battery cases aren’t uncommon but, given their nature, they add considerable bulk to your phone and take away any semblance of premium or luxurious design.

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Galaxy S7 Oreo update pulled, hints at a worrying trend

Just when it seems that Samsung may have slowly, very slowly, turned over a new leaf as far as updates go, it might be giving users reason to regret it. Major Android updates no longer take forever and has now been reduced to a few months but it seems that the price to pay for speed it stability. Reports are … Continue reading

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YouTube Music launch next week will test brand’s profitability [UPDATE: it’s official]

YouTube may be the household name when it comes to online videos and some music but when it comes to monetizing that popularity, it has nothing on Netflix, Spotify, or even Apple Music.

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