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Surface Laptop 2 teardown offers no hope for self-repairs

It’s not uncommon to come across devices that score low on iFixit’s repairability index. These often include tightly enclosed smartphones and especially Apple’s products. There are, however, a few that have earned the distinction of having a score of zero.

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Google Maps real-time ETA sharing feature arrives on iOS

Google has added a new feature to Google Maps for iOS: the ability to send an ETA to someone else. The feature was recently updated for Android users back in August and now it can be used from an iPhone, as well

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Pocophone F1 US pre-order starts but there’s a big catch

There is no shortage of powerful new smartphones in the market this year but almost all of them, with very few exception, will burn a whole in your savings. One of those exceptions is the Pocophone F1, a.k.a

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Researchers found a way to monitor Ross Ice Shelf from afar

Direct study of Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf is difficult because of the extreme conditions at the location. Scientists believe they have found a way for monitoring of changes on the ice shelf from afar.

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Netflix warns EU’s streaming content quota may hurt creativity

Netflix revealed its third quarter 2018 fiscal results today, taking time to discuss business as well as numbers. Among other things, company CEO Reed Hastings brought up the European Union’s heavily criticized “content quota” for streaming companies, warning that it may negatively impact both customers and creativity. Rather than focus on the companies, Hastings says countries can bolster local content … Continue reading

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HP launches new ZBooks, Z by HP portfolio aimed at creatives

We have today almost an embarrassment of riches when it comes to digital content but that content doesn’t just appear by magic. Some has to create them and that someone often has to do it tethered to a desk. HP, however, wants to change that with its new line “Z by HP” products, which include notebooks, PCs, displays, and even … Continue reading

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Facebook rolls out a dedicated game streaming app (that you can’t use)

It’s not exactly a secret that Facebook has been trying to unseat sites like YouTube and Twitch when it comes to streaming video – particularly game streaming. Over the summer, a new portal called Fb.gg was launched, organizing Facebook’s game streaming service in one place. Of course, the success of YouTube and Twitch comes in part because of their mobile … Continue reading

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Pixel Camera app gets external mic support alongside Pixel 3 launch

Google’s new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL devices were revealed earlier this week, and to almost no surprise the phones are ready to hold their title as having some of the best cameras around. One of the key reasons for this is that the Pixel doesn’t just rely on optics hardware, but also uses advanced software in the custom … Continue reading

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Facebook Messenger Unsend message feature leaks in images

Facebook is testing an Unsend feature in Messenger that will enable users to “unsend” a message they’ve sent to others. The company first announced plans to offer this feature following controversy over some Zuckerberg messages that had quietly been deleted from recipients’ accounts. Though Facebook doesn’t have much to say on the matter, a pair of screenshots showing it have … Continue reading

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Candy Crush Friends Saga is new: Beware!

Today we’re going to run down a few reasons why the new Candy Crush Friends Saga game will reel you in with its hooks and won’t let go until the end of time. Inside this game is a new way to play Candy Crush, with new graphics and a newly deepened conglomeration of methods for keeping you addicted to the … Continue reading

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