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June 27, 2023


Google Pixel Fold: 7 unfiltered thoughts after 8 days with the device

If you’ve followed my mumbly mobile musings for long, you probably know two things about me: I tend to view Google’s Pixel devices favorably, as a general rule. In fact, they’re the only Android devices I wholeheartedly recommend for most folks these …

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The New York Times

Google Pixel Fold Review: Foldable Phones Are Improving

Google’s new $1,800 gadget proves that phones with bendable screens are something people might want. Now they just need to get cheaper. Give this article.

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The Washington Post

Google Pixel Fold review: Competent, not captivating

That’s a ton of money to spend on a smartphone, even one that Google hardware chief Rick Osterloh promised would set “a new standard for foldable technology.” So, was he right?

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The Sony WH-CH720N headphones offer great sound and noise-cancellation for just $150

These $150 cans come equipped with Sony’s proprietary sound technologies, including 360 Reality Audio, Ambient Sound Control, and an equalizer with multiple well-engineered presets. Furthermore, they maintain brand hallmarks such as a bass-heavy profile, …

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Google DeepMind’s CEO Says Its Next Algorithm Will Eclipse ChatGPT

Now Demis Hassabis, DeepMind’s cofounder and CEO, says his engineers are using techniques from AlphaGo to make an AI system dubbed Gemini that will be more capable than that behind OpenAI’s ChatGPT. DeepMind’s Gemini, which …

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U.S. News & World Report

Using Your Smartphone to Take Your Temperature? There’s Now an App for That

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter. (HealthDay). MONDAY, June 26, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Smartphones are already handy devices, but researchers have now developed an additional use for them — to check for a fever. An app called FeverPhone is the …

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Meta Takes a Swing at a Games Subscriptions With a Quest VR Offering

A person wears an Oculus Meta Quest virtual reality headset at a trade show in Barcelona in February. Josep Lago/AFP via Getty Images. Meta Platforms META …

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OREO brand powers up with new limited-edition cookies inspired by the world of Super Mario

The limited-edition OREO x Super Mario cookies feature 16 unique embossments including Super Mario characters and Power-ups, such as iconic heroes Mario and Luigi, a Super Star, and enemies like a Goomba and Bowser Jr. Packs are filled randomly.

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FOX 7 Austin

Oreo, Nintendo team up with cookies inspired by Super Mario

According to a press release published Monday, the Oreo x Super Mario cookies feature 16 unique embossments of iconic characters and power-ups including Mario, Luigi, a Super Star, Bowser Jr. and Toad.

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NIST ‘Toggle Switch’ Can Help Quantum Computers Cut Through the Noise

The device, introduced by a team of scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), includes two superconducting quantum bits, or qubits, which are a quantum computer’s analogue to the logic bits in a classical computer’s …

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