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May 5, 2022

NEWS

CNET

Several rumors, reports and leaks indicate the search giant’s first smartwatch — likely to be called the Pixel Watch — might finally make its debut. The company is also expected to share updates about its Wear OS smartwatch software, which it overhauled …

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CNET

Three of the largest tech companies say they’re going to adopt features that support passwordless logins for websites and apps. Why it matters. Many people historically rely on easily hacked passwords, which leads to potentially catastrophic risks for …

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NPR

If it feels like everyone you know has COVID-19 right now, you’re not alone. In many parts of the U.S., case numbers are going up, and much of that increase is being driven by subvariants of the omicron variant of the coronavirus.

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TechCrunch

In a rare show of alliance, Apple, Google and Microsoft have joined forces to expand support for passwordless logins across mobile, desktop, and browsers. Passwords are notoriously insecure, with weak and easily-guessable credentials accounting for …

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Polygon

WarhammerWarhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhunters, a turn-based tactical XCOM-like, is decidedly unsubtle. A colon and a dash! “Daemon” with an a! The excess! Like Games Workshop’s iconic pumped-up Space Marines, there’s something exuberant about …

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CNET

After offering a big 5G upgrade promotion last year, Verizon is bringing back a version of the deal for 2022 as it tries to get people to move onto its latest unlimited plans and 5G devices. On Thursday the carrier announced that it will be offering up …

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9to5Mac

Apple has launched its self-service repair website, where you can order parts and tools for recent iPhones and access repair manuals. It’s a nice move to see, and the ability to buy original parts is something right-to-repair advocates have been asking …

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9to5Mac

Apple products coming in 2022 · Redesigned MacBook Air details · Apple Silicon Mac Pro confirmed · New iMac (but no 27-inch version) · Redesigned iPad Pro · iPhone 14 without a notch details · Apple Watch Series 8 with new health features · AirPods Pro 2 with new …

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The Washington Post

Can you ask an app to delete all the data it has on you? It used to be that figuring out the exact answer required a decent amount of research, but Google is trying to make the things app makers do with our data a little easier to find.

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CNET

Last year’s iPhone 13 brought minor but appreciated updates to Apple’s smartphone family. The expected iPhone 14 is rumored to bring more radical changes, from a notchless display to a 48-megapixel camera. Apple may also discontinue the iPhone Mini and …

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