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August 12, 2022
NEWS

The Washington Post

Call of Duty is a massive, sprawling video game franchise that has sent players through dozens of battlefields ranging from the beaches of Normandy to the abandoned city of Pripyat to the frozen moon Europa. Now, it has become the staging ground for a …

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Car and Driver

Disney and Pixar’s Cars may have hit theaters in the summer of 2006, but production of the film started many years earlier, with production designer Bob Pauley first sketching the film’s female protagonist, Sally Carrera, in 2002.

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Forbes

Cult of the Lamb is what would happen if instead of building a nice village in Animal Crossing, you crafted a cult compound that enslaved villagers and sacrificed them to a mythical blood god. It’s rendered in cutesy …

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CNBC

The 2020 MacBook Air runs on the M1 chip and costs $999. Apple’s new MacBook Air runs on the M2 chip, starts at $1,199 and has a number of upgrades from its predecessor. The MacBook Pro starts at $1,299 and is made for users who need a lot of …

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Ars Technica

“Secure storage will be the default way to protect the history of your end-to-end encrypted conversations on Messenger, and you’ll have multiple options for restoring your messages if you choose to do so,” Meta said in a post on Thursday.

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WIRED

When it comes to laptops, bigger isn’t always better. If you’re looking for a smaller gaming laptop, the 14-inch Asus ROG Zephyrus may be just right for you. Despite its compact build, the display is crisp, the keyboard is great, and there’s a webcam so …

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The Verge

Apple has reportedly signed a deal with podcast producer Futuro Studios to help it fund the development and production of future podcasts, Bloomberg reports. In return for its Futuro deal, Apple gets first refusal on the rights to turn any resulting …

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The Verge

Patrick Wardle is known for being a Mac malware specialist — but his work has traveled farther than he realized. A former employee of the NSA and NASA, he is also the founder of the Objective-See Foundation: a nonprofit that creates open-source …

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The Verge

Motorola is finally updating its Razr foldable — but only in China. The 2022 Razr offers a larger main screen, an extra camera, and Qualcomm’s latest and greatest chipset, the Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1. There’s also a new Flex View mode so you can open …

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Mashable

Two phone screens showing Messenger’s Secure Storage feature. Users would access their backups from Meta’s server using a PIN. Credit: Meta …

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