CES 2022: Wemo Lineup Gains HomeKit Secure Video-Compatible Smart Doorbell

Belkin's Wemo brand is gaining a new Wemo Smart Video Doorbell, which is a camera-equipped doorbell option that supports HomeKit Secure Video. The Wemo Smart Video Doorbell offers a 4-megapixel high-resolution camera with a 178-degree field of view, zoom functionality, and night vision. With ‌HomeKit Secure Video‌ integration, the Wemo Smart Video Doorbell is able to offer 10 days of storage through an iCloud+ subscription, priced starting at $0.99 per month. Apple's HomeKit video protocol al...
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CES 2022: Belkin Debuts New Find My-Compatible Soundform Noise Cancelling Earbuds

Belkin today introduced new high-end Soundform earbuds, which offer Hybrid Active Noise Cancellation and integration with Apple's Find My app. According to Belkin, the Soundform Immerse Noise Cancelling Earbuds are the company's top-of-the-line audio solution. In addition to an Active Noise Cancellation feature, the earbuds feature a Multipoint connection to connect to and switch between multiple devices. The earbuds are equipped with 12mm dual-layer dynamic drivers, and there are three micr...
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John Deere's Self-Driving Tractor Lets Farmers Leave the Cab -- and the Field

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Agricultural equipment maker John Deere has announced its latest piece of autonomous farming kit: a package of hardware and software that combines machine learning with the company's GPS-powered auto-steer features to create a "fully autonomous tractor." The technology to support autonomous farming has been developing rapidly in recent years, but John Deere claims this is a significant step forward. With this technology, farmers will not only b...
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Verizon Announces Plans to Expand 5G Ultra Wideband to 1,700 Cities in January, Offers Improved 5G Plans

Verizon today announced plans to expand its 5G Ultra Wideband technology to more than 100 million people across 1,700 cities in the United States, offering 5G speeds that are up to 10x faster than 4G LTE speeds and that can hit up to one gigabit per second. According to Verizon, "nearly one in three Americans" will be living in areas where faster 5G speeds are available, but while the technology is coming to 1,700 cities, it's worth noting that it will be limited to select areas. Apple's 5G ...
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Lawsuit Says Google Pays Apple To Keep Away From Internet Search Market

A class action lawsuit has been filed in California against Google, Apple and the CEOs of both tech giants for allegedly violating antitrust laws, according to a press release. The complaint calls for the breakup of Google and Apple into separate and independent companies in keeping with the precedent of the of Standard Oil company into Exxon, Mobile, Conoco, Amoco, Sohio, Chevron and others, the release stated. reports: Charges in the suit allege that Google and Apple have agreed tha...
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Psilocybin Has No Short- Or Long-Term Detrimental Effects In Healthy People

New research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London, in partnership with COMPASS Pathways, has established that psilocybin can be safely administered at doses of either 10mg or 25mg to up to six participants simultaneously. King's College London reports: The research, published in The Journal of Psychopharmacology, is an essential first step in demonstrating the safety and feasibility of psilocybin -- a psychedelic drug isolated from the Psi...
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Building Brands On Joy And Happiness

In November, Niko Omilana opened a fake “not Apple” pop-up store in London (video here) to prank Apple and steal its customers, but also to send a message about the sky-rocketing prices of Apple products without much customer innovation or increased utility. “The wrong way to do things can unexpectedly lead to the right results.” And although it might look daft at first, the idea behind it is rock solid. In fact, it’s genius. Just imagine how much joy brands could spread if they did a meaning...
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Google fixes bug that stopped some Pixel phones from making 911 calls

Plus: RIP classic QWERTY BlackBerry phones – they'll no longer work properly Google has fixed a bug that blocked some people from getting through to 911 when they dialed for help on Pixel smartphones.…
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OnePlus continues teasing the OnePlus 10 Pro, this time revealing top specs

OnePlus has made a selection of the top specs for its forthcoming OnePlus 10 Pro 5G phone official, including details on the processor, software, and screen.
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What Happened When This Online Business Owner Quit Social Media?

A reader named Alexander recently pointed me toward an essay he wrote about his experiment avoiding social media for all of 2021. What caught my attention is the fact that Alexander runs an online business as a freelance copywriter. I frequently hear from people who are exhausted by the frenetic, anxiety-inducing churn of social media, but are concerned that without their participation on these services their professional lives will disintegrate. With this in mind, I thought it might be useful ...
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You Can Now Play Video Games Developed Behind the Iron Curtain

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: The Cold War couldn't stop gaming from thriving in the Eastern Bloc. From the late 1980s through the early 1990s, a generation of young people living behind the Iron Curtain designed and released their own video games and arcade cabinets. Now, you can play English translations of some of these lost classics of early gaming. One is a text adventure where a Soviet military officer hunts and kills Rambo. The translated games all come from Slovak...
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Biden ripped for continued COVID failures after presser: 'Imagine if Trump told us to Google test sites'

Fox host Jesse Watters and his colleagues on "The Five" agreed that President Biden is continuing to fail at attaining his promise of defeating the pandemic, following a largely uneventful press... #thefive #jessewatters #pressconference #trump #testsites
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CyberPowerPC Announces KINETIC Series With Lifelike “Breathing” Front Panel Design

CyberPowerPC has a new patent-pending concept chassis which they are calling "KINETIC" which has a front panel design that intelligently opens and closes based on the temperature of your PC. The post CyberPowerPC Announces KINETIC Series With Lifelike “Breathing” Front Panel Design appeared first on
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Twitter's ex-CEO explains the key difference between Jeff Bezos' and Steve Jobs' leadership styles — but says Bezos once warned him against copying either one

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos gives a thumbs up as he speaks during an event about Blue Origin's space exploration plans in 2019.Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos have opposite approaches to business, ex-Twitter CEO Dick Costolo says. Jobs believed in saying no to most things; Bezos once told Costolo he wants to do everything. But Bezos warned against copying either approach: "Be yourself," he told Costolo. Jeff Bezos and Steve Jobs may be two of the most successful and well-...
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Insiders reveal what it's really like working at Amazon when it comes to hiring, firing, performance reviews, and more

Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Andy Jassy.David Ryder/Getty Images; Isaac Brekken/AP Images for NFL, File; Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images; Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images; Emanuele Cremaschi/Getty Images; Ohannes EiseleAFP via Getty Images; Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider Insider is investigating Amazon's workplace amid a major effort to unionize the company. The e-commerce and cloud giant has a complex performance-review system some employ...
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Popcorn Time, the Piracy App That Spooked Netflix, Shuts Down

Popcorn Time, the once-popular app that made watching pirated movies and television shows almost as easy as using Netflix, has shut down. Bloomberg News: The app debuted in 2014 and within a year became one of the most popular services for accessing illegal video content. Popcorn Time's creators deserted the service shortly after its introduction, and emails released after a hack of Sony Group indicated law enforcement may have played a role. But the app's code was open-source, and other develop...
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James Webb Space Telescope: Sun Shield Fully Deployed

"On Tuesday morning, all five layers of the James Webb Space Telescope were fully locked into place," writes Slashdot reader quonset. The BBC reports: There were many who doubted the wisdom of a design that included so many motors, gears, pulleys and cables. But years of testing on full-scale and sub-scale models paid dividends as controllers first separated the shield's different layers and then tensioned them. The fifth and final membrane was locked into place at 16:58 GMT. "The unfurling and ...
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Intel Says New Core i9 Processor for Laptops is Faster Than Apple's M1 Max Chip

Intel today unveiled new 12th-generation Core processors suitable for laptops, and as part of the announcement, it claimed that the new Core i9 is not only faster than Apple's M1 Max chip in the 16-inch MacBook Pro, but is the fastest mobile processor ever. The new Core i9 features a 14-core CPU with six performance cores and eight efficiency cores, while the 10-core M1 Max chip has eight performance cores and two efficiency cores. The high-end Intel chip has a max Turbo Boost frequency of 5....
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Apple to Announce Q1 2022 Earnings on January 27

Apple today updated its investor relations page to announce that earnings for the first fiscal quarter of 2022 (fourth calendar quarter) will be shared on Thursday, January 27. The first quarter earnings call will give us insight into sales of the iPhone 13 models, AirPods 3, M1 Pro and Max MacBooks, and other devices during the holiday quarter that ended in December. Apple CEO Tim Cook last quarter said that supply constraints caused by chip shortages had cost Apple $6 billion, and the chip ...
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Phison Announces The E26, First PCIe Gen5 SSD Architecture

The E26 SSD solution is the best-in-class combination of performance and low-power using Phison's unique architecture. E26 is a customizable SSD platform designed for PCIe Gen5 that will span enterprise and consumer markets. The post Phison Announces The E26, First PCIe Gen5 SSD Architecture appeared first on
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AMD Announces Ryzen 7 5800X3D With 3D V-Cache

AMD officially announced a new Ryzen 7 5800X3D processor at their CES 2022 livestream. This processor is said to beat Intel's Core i9-12900K in gaming performance. The post AMD Announces Ryzen 7 5800X3D With 3D V-Cache appeared first on
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How to organize your work from home with Google Workday routine

How to set up the Google Home Workday routine to help with your work from home schedule.
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Biden tells Americans to 'Google' COVID tests to find one, mum on 500M

President Biden had one clear piece of advice Tuesday for Americans desperate to get their hands on COVID-19 tests: Just Google it. “In the last two weeks, we’ve stood up federal testing site… #mum
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WeWork founder Adam Neumann pivots to residential real estate

The former WeWork chief executive officer has accumulated a real estate portfolio in excess of $1 billion since departing the shared workspace giant in 2019 following a calamitous IPO bid.
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How to customize your iPhone backup in iCloud

Apple provides 5GB of cloud storage for free, but that's not enough to back up everything on your iPhone or iPad. We show you how to optimize those backups.
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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 Review

Enter the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9, a 14-inch thin and light laptop with a carbon fiber and magnesium alloy chassis that weights in at only around 2.5 lbs! Lenovo sent us over the 20XW004DUS model which features an Intel Core i7-1165G7, 16GB DDR4-4267 memory (soldered), a 512GB NVMe SSD, and a 14-inch 1920 x 1200 IPS display. The post Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 Review appeared first on
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Fire At ASML Could Worsen Global Computer Chip Shortage

ASML Holding has reported a fire at its factory in Berlin, Germany. No one was hurt and the fire was put out on Sunday night, but the incident could exacerbate the current global computer chip shortage. Here's what ASML said about the incident: The fire was extinguished during the night and fortunately no persons were injured during this incident. At this point it is too early to make any statement on the damage or whether the incident will have any impact on the output plan for this year. It wi...
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Recap: Here is the Mac Malware List for 2021

Security researcher Patrick Wardle made a list of the Mac malware we saw in 2021. It’s a timeline with information on each. While the specimens may have been reported on before (i.e. by the AV company that discovered them), this blog aims to cumulatively and comprehensively cover all the new Mac malware of 2021 – in one place …yes, with samples of each malware available for download! After reading this blog post, you should have a thorough understanding of recent threats targeting macOS. This is...
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Apple on Verge of Winning Rights For Brad Pitt F1 Racing Movie

Apple is close to securing the rights to an F1 movie starring Brad Pitt (pictured above), Deadline reported. It is now in exclusive negotiations for the film package. Apple Negotiating Brad Pitt Movie Rights Mr. Pitt plays a driver who comes out of retirement to mentor and team up with a younger driver in the untitled feature. It will be directed by Joseph Kosinski (Top Gun: Maverick), with a script by Ehren Kruger. Jerry Bruckheimer (Top Gun) is a producer alongside Plan B, the company that B...
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Rumors suggest the iPhone 15 Pro will get a periscope lens in 2023

Samsung and Huawei already sell smartphones with periscope lenses -- a feature now tipped to debut on the iPhone 15 Pro.
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