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T-Mobile 5G map update lets you check if your network is fast or lame - CNET (cnet)

A new coverage map lets you figure out whether it might be worth moving from AT&T or Verizon. [Author: Stephen Shankland]
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Solar panel buying guide: Here's everything you need to know - CNET (cnet)

Thinking about getting solar panels for your home? Start here. [Author: Michelle Honeyager]
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Playdate, the Console With a Crank, Will Not Ship Until 2022

Playdate, the portable, one-bit gaming system with an analog crank as a primary control option, won't be shipping to those who preordered the console anytime soon. According to CNET, "shipping has been delayed to some point in 2022." From the report: There's only one place you will be able to get yourself a Playdate. You'll need to head straight to the Playdate website, and be ready to pay $179 for the console. This price is for just the console, and not its Stereo Dock accessory or Pen, which c...
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TCL's mirrorshade TV glasses plug an extra monitor onto my face - CNET (cnet)

Call me crazy, but I wrote this whole article using them. [Author: Scott Stein]
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Check out this FOLDABLE $50K Tiny House!

Boxabl’s dream for the future of housing involves foldable, stackable, modular housing units that come off the assembly line in just 90 minutes!
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OnePlus Nord 2: The self-proclaimed 'flagship killer' - CNET (cnet)

The OnePlus Nord 2 is heading to the UK and wider Europe-only, but features plenty of higher-end specs for its comparatively lower price next to more expensive phones. [Author: Andrew Hoyle]
Tags: Europe, UK, News, Cnet, Andrew Hoyle, OnePlus Nord

Repairable, Modular Framework Laptop Begins Shipping

"Are you old enough to remember when laptops had removable batteries?" asks CNET. "Frustrated by mainstream laptops with memory soldered to the motherboard and therefore not upgradable?" "The 13.5-inch Framework Laptop taps into that nostalgia, addressing one of the biggest drawbacks in modern laptops as part of the right-to-repair movement. It was designed from the ground up to be as customizable, upgradable and repairable as technologically possible... and boy does it deliver." It features f...
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Loki director addresses 'incest' storyline in the Marvel series - CNET (cnet)

Director Kate Herron discusses the interesting romance that develops in Marvel's latest Disney Plus series. [Author: Jennifer Bisset]
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Steve Jobs' 1973 Job Application Once Again Up For Auction, In Physical and NFT Form

A London-based entrepreneur is putting a 1973 job application filled out by Steve Jobs up for auction. "The form Jobs apparently filled out for an unspecified position at an unspecified company will be available to buy either as a purportedly authenticated physical good or in digital form, as a nonfungible token, or NFT," reports CNET. From the report: The job application's gone up for auction several times before, selling in 2017 for $18,750, in 2018 for $174,757, and just this last March for a...
Tags: London, Steve Jobs, Tech, Cnet, NFT, Joshi, Olly Joshi

16 funniest Ted Lasso quotes: Tea is 'garbage water,' and God hates tie scores - CNET (cnet)

Jason Sudeikis and his team return for a second season on July 23, so catch up on Ted's all-American wit and wisdom. [Author: Gael Fashingbauer Cooper]
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LG's Rollable OLED TV On Sale In US For a Whopping $100,000

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNET: LG's futuristic rollable TV has arrived. The LG Signature OLED R TV is now available in the US for $100,000 -- costing roughly 50 times more than your average 4K OLED TV. But this isn't your average TV. It has a thin, flexible 65-inch OLED screen. The "wow factor" is the TV's ability to roll down into its housing unit when you're not watching a movie or playing a video game in 4K. It also comes with a sound system with Dolby Atmos and Sound Pro, and...
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'Today at Apple' Sessions Coming to YouTube, Starting With 'Peanuts' Video

Apple today announced that its free "Today at Apple" creative sessions are expanding to YouTube, as reported by CNET. The first session on YouTube was uploaded today and explores how to draw yourself as a "Peanuts" character in the Pages app using an iPad and Apple Pencil with the help of Apple TV+ series "The Snoopy Show" storyboard artist Krista Porter and Apple retail employee Anthony. Apple plans to upload additional sessions to YouTube over time. "Today at Apple" sessions were initially h...
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Some Google Workers Angered by 'Hypocritical' Remote Work Policies

Slashdot reader nray shared this report from CNET: In May, CEO Sundar Pichai unveiled plans for a "hybrid" work environment that would require most employees to work from their offices at least three days a week beginning in September. Under the new structure, 20% of the company would work remotely. Another 20% could work from new locations. People who relocated would get salary adjustments based on the local market. The bulk of Google would pick up where it left off, working from the office. Go...
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A senior Google executive who reportedly opposed employees working remotely has caused an internal stir by moving to New Zealand to work remotely himself

Urs Hölzle. Christoph Dernbach/Getty Images Senior Google executive Urs Hölzle is moving to New Zealand to work remotely, CNET reports. His move fueled internal uproar as he reportedly opposed remote work for lower-level staff. Google has said it is planning to have most employees start returning to the office in September. See more stories on Insider's business page. A senior Google executive has caused uproar at the company after reportedly moving to New Zealand to work remotely desp...
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Get 2 years of NordVPN’s award-winning protection for almost 70% off

TLDR: Get two years of award-winning NordVPN online protection and other services for just $89…and you’ll also get a $10 store credit on top of it all. NordVPN is one of the most decorated online security services of all time. Five-star ratings from CNET and Trustpilot. Five stars from PCMag, who also bestowed NordVPN with one of their extremely rare Outstanding ratings. That crowded mantlepiece is evidence of NordVPN’s decade of industry dominance, a provider with almost 5,400 servers in 59 cou...
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Animal Crossing Monopoly Board Coming Soon

Animal Crossing is a series all about owing money, or bells, so it makes sense that it is getting its own Monopoly board. The newly announced official Animal Crossing Monopoly board will be $24.99 and will come out in August. MORE: RoboCop: Rogue City Revealed For Consoles & PC EntertainmentEarth, an online storefront for licensed products, is selling said board, which some knew was coming since it had leaked beforehand. The product page says that it is based on New Horizons, the Nintendo Switc...
Tags: Games, Movies, Monopoly, Nintendo, Nook, Cnet, Bell, Video Game News, Animal Crossing, Animal Crossing Monopoly, Resource Cards 40 Five Bell

Best Android tablet for 2021 - CNET (cnet)

Android tablets rarely make the case for ditching your iPad, but that doesn't mean there aren't any good options available. Here are our favorites. [Author: Alexandra Garrett]
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Jeff Bezos is about to step down as Amazon CEO. Here's how he built Amazon into a $1.7 trillion company and became the world's richest person.

Jeff Bezos inside Amazon's Spheres in 2018. The Washington Post/Getty Images Jeff Bezos will step down as Amazon CEO on July 5, 27 years to the day after he founded the company. Bezos got his start as a New York hedge-funder and grew Amazon into a $1.7 trillion business. Along the way, he faced antitrust scrutiny, weathered scandal, and became the world's richest man. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. After 27 years in charge, Jeff Bezos is stepping down as A...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, New York, Texas, Microsoft, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Germany, India, New York City, US, Trends, Tech

Jeff Bezos famously embraces failure. Here are the biggest flops Amazon has overcome under his watch.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announcing the Amazon Fire Phone, which later proved to be a flop. AP/Ted S. Warren Jeff Bezos will step down as Amazon CEO on Monday. He instituted a culture where failure is an acceptable - even necessary - part of doing business. Amazon has had huge failures, resulting in billions of dollars in mistakes, according to Bezos. See more stories on Insider's business page. "Crucible" Amazon Amazon launched the free multiplayer game "Crucible" in Ma...
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Sylvie’s Fighting Style in ‘Loki’ Was Inspired by the Charlize Theron Action Movie ‘Atomic Blonde’

This post contains spoilers for the third episode of Loki. Jumping through the space-time portal had mixed results for Loki (Tom Hiddleston), but was a major win for fans. Episode 3 of the Disney+ series Loki allowed both the audience and its lead character to get acquainted with the mysterious Variant (Sophia Di Martino) that the TVA is determined to hunt down. And though Di Martino’s Sylvie certainly confirmed herself to be a threat to the agency our “hero” has joined, this has not turned the...
Tags: Television, Movies, Disney, Marvel Studios, Cnet, Andy, Loki, TVA, Charlize Theron, Martino, Sylvie, Comic Book/Superhero, Di Martino, Loki Tom Hiddleston, Atomic Blonde, Lorraine Broughton

Hackers hit Microsoft customer service system, make off with data - CNET (cnet)

The same hackers behind the SolarWinds attack were able to place information-stealing software on a customer service rep's computer, the company says. [Author: Edward Moyer]
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As US Govt Releases UFO Report, 'X-Files' Creator Remains Skeptical reports: The U.S. government needs some more time to get to the bottom of the UFO mystery. That's the main take-home message from the highly anticipated UFO report released Friday. "The limited amount of high-quality reporting on unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) hampers our ability to draw firm conclusions about the nature or intent of UAP," the report's executive summary states, using the military's now-preferred term for "UFO" (presumably because that older acronym has a lot of b...
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Biden's New $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Includes $65 Billion for Universal Broadband

CNET News: President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday agreed to a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan that includes building out high-speed universal broadband across the nation. The infrastructure framework will use two-thirds of the resources from Biden's proposed American Jobs Plan, and also includes clean transportation, clean water infrastructure, renewable energy infrastructure and climate change resilience. Under the plan, $65 billion will be invested in bro...
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The incredible life and career of Sean Parker, who got his start as a teenage hacker before cofounding Napster, netting billions from Facebook, and becoming a political megadonor

Sean Parker. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Sean Parker got his start as a teenage hacker before cofounding Napster in 1999. He joined Facebook in its early days, becoming the founding president of the site at 24. Now, the 41-year-old billionaire funds philanthropic causes and donates to political candidates. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sean Parker found massive success at an incredibly young age.At 19, he cofounded Napster, a file-sharing service that would change how th...
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Google Funds Linux Kernel Development in Rust

"Google said Thursday it's funding a project to increase Linux security by writing parts of the operating system's core in the Rust programming language, a modernization effort that could bolster the security of the internet and smartphones," reports CNET: If the project succeeds, it'll be possible to add new elements written in Rust into the heart of Linux, called the kernel. Such a change would mark a major technological and cultural shift for an open-source software project that's become fou...
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Do this before Prime Day to score a free $150 Amazon gift card - CNET (cnet)

This is the highest bonus Amazon has ever offered to customers who sign up for its Prime Rewards Visa. [Author: Rick Broida]
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Best phones under $500: iPhone SE, Pixel 4A 5G, OnePlus and more

If you're looking for a phone on a budget, check out CNET's top picks for phones under $500.
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Razer Returns With the 'Most Powerful 14-inch Gaming Laptop' at E3

CNET News : We'll let Razer have its 5 minutes of E3 glory for the "world's fastest 14-inch gaming laptop," the Razer Blade 14. Razer's simply the first to announce one this size with an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX -- also Razer's first AMD CPU in the Blade line -- and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 crammed inside. But a svelte, small, no-compromise (well, minimal compromise) gaming laptop from Razer is always welcome. Along with the laptop, the company launched a new wall charger, based on Gallium Nitride r...
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Mr. Trash Wheel is gobbling up millions of pounds of trash - CNET (cnet)

Trash interceptors are becoming more common in large cities, helping to stop garbage as it floats down waterways. Mr. Trash Wheel is the pride of Baltimore, helping to make a cleaner, more beautiful city waterfront. [Author: Stephen Beacham]
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7-Eleven is giving away free Slurpees next month and I'm concerned - CNET (cnet)

This July you can choose the date of your complimentary brain freeze. [Author: Eric Mack]
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