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Motorola’s latest mid-range phone is a sub-$500 stunner with 5G

Powering the entire shebang is a 5,000mAh battery, which we hope to see use over several days as it is paired with a chipset that consumes power rather than swallowing it. Meanwhile, on the back is a quartet of cameras: you’ll spend most of your time shooting with the 48-megapixel-wide main sensor, but it’s flanked… Continue reading Motorola’s latest mid-range phone is a sub-$500 stunner with 5G

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Lenovo’s new $50 smart clock keeps things stupid simple

There are two mics on board so you can hear you yelling at Google Assistant from across the room, and the 1.5-inch 3-watt speaker should be enough for your alarms, podcasts, or news updates. (but don’t expect fantastic audio quality). The Essential looks roughly the same as its more expensive companion, but it’s slightly larger… Continue reading Lenovo’s new $50 smart clock keeps things stupid simple

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Facebook and Instagram reveal content ‘recommendation guidelines’

In particular, the instructions shared today do not shed much light on How? ‘Or’ What Facebook determines its recommendations. In a statement, Facebook’s Guy Rosen’s suggestions are personalized “based on the content you have expressed interest in and actions you take on our apps,” but do not provide details. What are the guidelines make Retail… Continue reading Facebook and Instagram reveal content ‘recommendation guidelines’

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Lenovo’s latest flagship Yoga laptops are clad in leather

Lenovo has also cut back on the bezels here, calling them “microborders” which offer a 90.5% screen-to-body ratio. The IPS display goes up to 4K with 500 nits of brightness and comes with Super Resolution 2.0 software that uses AI to upgrade Full HD video content to 4K in Windows Media Player and most browsers.… Continue reading Lenovo’s latest flagship Yoga laptops are clad in leather

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Netflix offers a collection of original movies and shows for free

Over the past year, Netflix has faced increasing competition from streaming newcomers like Disney +, so the company is taking the somewhat surprising step of give original content free. From today you can visit a “watch for free” page without logging into Netflix to watch shows and movies, including Bird Box, Stranger Things, Grace and… Continue reading Netflix offers a collection of original movies and shows for free

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Edison’s new email app lets you block senders before they hit your inbox

Meanwhile, anti-tracking technology “will automatically block all read receipts from targeting advertising that attempt to monitor your email behavior,” according to Edison. Other features include large attachments starting at 100MB and going up to 5GB, “200 times more” than what other services offer. You also get a free domain for a personalized email address, split… Continue reading Edison’s new email app lets you block senders before they hit your inbox

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The Morning After: A Toyota-backed flying car completes piloted test-flight

SkyDrive is yet another flying car startup, but one that has the backing of auto giant Toyota. It means we have to be careful. Fortunately, We were doing: SkyDrive has finally completed the first public crewed test flight for its prototype flying car, the SD-03. A pilot flew the vehicle around the Toyota testing ground… Continue reading The Morning After: A Toyota-backed flying car completes piloted test-flight

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SpaceX makes first polar orbit launch from Florida in ‘decades’

However, due to the danger of wildfires near Vandenberg, the Air Force decided to allow SpaceX – and only SpaceX – to launch south of Florida. He made the exception because the Falcon 9 has an automatic flight safety system that can destroy the rocket if it exhibits an anomaly or deviates from its intended… Continue reading SpaceX makes first polar orbit launch from Florida in ‘decades’