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February 19, 2022

NEWS

CNET

It’s Apple’s attempt at providing an affordable iPhone option, with more cut-down specs than the other phones launched in 2020 but with a much lower price. Those specs include a 4.7-inch display, an Apple A13 processor and a single 12-megapixel rear camera …

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CNET

Depending on the company, you may receive these documents in one of two ways: online or in the mail. And while both types of documents do the job, if you’re filing your own taxes this year, you’ll want digital versions of your W-2 or 1099 forms.

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Kotaku

For gaming collectors and preservationists, it’s a high score: hundreds of classic games, many of which, according to video footage of the discovery, appear to be factory sealed. The entire thing is eventually getting sold, and when it does, …

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TechCrunch

The 5.3-inch display was unimaginably large in a year when the average screen measured a hair over 3.5 inches. The stylus graced the phone like a vestigial organ — some strange and unnecessary relic from the days of the Palm Pilot we’d collectively (and …

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The Wall Street Journal

Good news, everyone! Google has big plans to curb the digital ad tracking that’s happening on Android phones. Less-good news: Right now, it’s just a plan. Like my plan to lose 20 pounds. Or my plan to organize all my shirts by color.

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NPR

In response, Apple issued a statement last week saying it was working with law enforcement on all requests and planned to roll out additional software updates to help iPhone users become more aware of and locate unknown AirTags that were following them.

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The Verge

Lost Ark is a free-to-play MMO that plays like Diablo. It’s an isometric, action RPG that has all the cultural hallmarks of a free-to-play MMO including wildly underdressed female models and a game chat filled with spam from gold farmers. Lost Ark is …

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The Washington Post

There are easy solutions to avoid these headaches, but some are more intuitive than others. Aloy’s grappling hook, glider and the rest of her updated arsenal open up new ways to interact with the environment, solve puzzles and destroy enemies, which can …

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CNET

Premium tier subscribers will also get 48 remastered Mario Kart 8 courses at no extra cost, while all subscribers can try out Nintendo Switch Sports ahead of its April release. Sean Keane …

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Computerworld

The iPad Pro now boasts a Mac (M1) chip, a Liquid Retina display and at least 8GB of memory. This has increased the performance gap between the $599 Air and the $799 11-in. Pro. The Air also offers just 64GB of storage compared to the 128GB in Pro.

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