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February 17, 2022

NEWS

CNET

Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus Review: Samsung’s Middle Child May Be My Favorite

It’s for people who prefer phones with large screens, but don’t want a device that’s as gigantic — or expensive — as the 6.8-inch Galaxy S22 Ultra, which costs $1,200 (£1,149, AU$1,849). The Galaxy S22 Plus’ 6.6-inch screen strikes the right balance of …

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Mac Rumors

New York Attorney General Issues AirTag Consumer Alert Over Stalking Concerns

Across the country, Apple AirTags are being misused to track people and their belongings to cause harm. Tracking people without their awareness or consent is a serious felony and will not be tolerated by my office. I …

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CNET

Get More Out of Windows 11 With These 9 Hidden Features

These built-in tricks can help you do everything from setting up Taskbar shortcuts to saving battery power. Microsoft isn’t typically as upfront about its hidden features in the same way that Apple tends to be, which can sometimes make it more difficult to …

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The Verge

With Android privacy sandbox, Google wants to ditch ad tracking but keep the ads

Currently, Android devices are each assigned a unique identifier known as an “advertising ID,” which is used to build a profile of an Android user that developers can use to target in-app ads.

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Mac Rumors

iPhone 14 Pro Rumored to Feature 8GB RAM to Match Galaxy S22

While the display size claim was inaccurate, with the sixth-generation ‌iPad mini‌ actually featuring an 8.3-inch display, the chassis rumor and launch timeframe proved to be correct. A report from Haitong International …

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The Verge

Windows 11 is getting new touch gestures, Start menu folders, and much more

The third new touch gesture lets you swipe from the bottom right of the taskbar to show the Quick Settings menu — useful if you need to toggle airplane mode quickly or access Bluetooth settings. The animations for bringing …

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The Verge

AMD’s new Ryzen 6000 H-series processors are launching in laptops starting today

AMD has also released some benchmarks that show the ways in which its Radeon RX 6800S discrete graphics in the G14 comes out on top against some tough competition. For instance, in a gaming benchmark that compared the …

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The Verge

Google’s ‘smart canvas’ vision for Workspace is bringing a pageless interface to Docs

The theme of this approach is called “smart canvas.” It takes some hints from productivity apps like Notion to give you more options for blending the features of multiple tools in one screen and to promote ways that you can collaborate remotely with …

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WIRED

DeepMind Has Trained an AI to Control Nuclear Fusion

The inside of a tokamak—the donut-shaped vessel designed to contain a nuclear fusion reaction—presents a special kind of chaos. Hydrogen atoms are smashed together at unfathomably high temperatures, creating a whirling, roiling plasma that’s hotter …

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NPR

Review: ‘Horizon Forbidden West’ brings a personal saga to a primal post-apocalypse

It’s topped my most-anticipated games list for years — and I know I’m not alone in saying that its predecessor, Horizon Zero Dawn, is one of my favorite games of all time. Yet, I had some trepidation when I finally got my hands on the game. After all, …

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