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AT&T’s fake 5G icon is now the subject of a Sprint lawsuit

Back in December, AT&T started rolling out “5G E” branding to some of the phones on its network. 5G E, as AT&T claims, stands for “5G Evolution,” or the precursor to the nationwide 5G networks carriers are beginning to build out. There’s just one problem: AT&T doesn’t offer phones that support 5G yet, and what it brands as “5G E” … Continue reading

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Skype background blur made possible with AI

Bokeh, the effect of blurring of objects around the subject, has become a popular feature in mobile photography. It’s made possible with two cameras but even a single camera can do it with some software tricks. But while that’s relatively easy to do with still shots, it’s harder to pull off when your subject is less stationary

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MarCo spacecraft unlikely to be heard from again says NASA

NASA launched a pair of spacecraft that were very small, about the size of a briefcase, known collectively as MarCO last year.

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The new 2019 Emojis target inclusivity (and waffles)

Get ready for a whole bunch of new emoji, with a yawning face, pinching hand, deaf person, and people in wheelchairs the latest additions to Unicode Emoji v12.0. The final 2019 emoji list makes a play to be more inclusive, with a broader variety in skin tones, physical disabilities, and more.

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Apex Legends blows past 1 million player milestone on launch day

Yesterday, following a weekend full of rumors and teases, Respawn officially announced and then released a new battle royale title called Apex Legends. The game launched for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC shortly after a reveal stream yesterday afternoon, and it seems that a ton of people took Respawn up on its offer of a free-to-play battle royale set … Continue reading

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Twitter still figuring out how to let users edit tweets

It’s 2019 and, in two months, Twitter would be 13 years old. A lot has changed since it launched in 2006 but one thing has not: its inability to edit tweets.

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Twitter’s Jack Dorsey explains how editing tweets might work

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey has mused about letting people edit tweets in the past, but now he's providing an inkling of how it might work. In a conversation with Joe Rogan, Dorsey suggested that Twitter could introduce a short time window where you c...

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Huawei’s foldable phone is heading for MWC 2019

It looks like February 2019 will be the month of the foldable phone. Not only is Samsung widely expected to fully reveal its foldable smartphone at its next Unpacked event, but now Huawei has published a new teaser that doesn’t leave a whole lot to imagination. Huawei has announced a reveal event that will be held at the end of … Continue reading

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2020 Audi TT 20th Anniversary Edition gets all dressed up to celebrate two decades

Audi has unveiled the unique TT 20th Anniversary Edition that comes with some unique elements in a limited edition model. The special edition car will come in two colors, Aviator Gray pearl effect or Nimbus Gray metallic; the latter color is a US market exclusive. All 20th-anniversary models have the same Moccasin Brown Fine Nappa leather with yellow contrast stitching

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Study finds eating breakfast may have little impact on weight loss

A new study has found that breakfast probably isn’t the most important meal of that day and that dieters may have better luck losing weight if they skip the meal. Past observational studies have suggested that eating breakfast may be associated with a lower body weight, but the new study — which looked at existing research — found that people … Continue reading

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