TikTok's new photo-sharing app is out, but you probably can't download it yet
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by Jay Bonggolto
2h ago
TikTok has been toying with an app that looks a lot like Instagram's main feed. It's all part of the ongoing trend where big social media platforms keep borrowing ideas from each other. After Instagram introduced "Reels" in 2020 to compete with TikTok, the latter then fired back with its own version of stories, just like Instagram, in 2022. Now, TikTok is rolling out a new photo-sharing app called Notes, but with its own twist ..read more
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T-Mobile's home internet now has deprioritization limits for everyone
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by Timi Cantisano
6h ago
There's a reason why T-Mobile is one of the best wireless carriers in the US, offering excellent 5G coverage, some of the best smartphones, and a wide variety of plans to suit nearly every budget. Over the years, the brand has leveraged its powerful network to branch out and provide different kinds of services, with one of them being 5G home internet. The service is a great option for someone that needs home internet service that's affordable, and it's also a great option if you're in an area that doesn't have reliable internet service from traditional providers ..read more
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EV maker Polestar's upcoming smartphone looks surprisingly good
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by Aakash Jhaveri
7h ago
A few weeks back, Xiaomi, best known for its smartphones, unveiled a high-end electric vehicle that it suggests can compete with the likes of Porsche and Tesla. Restoring balance to the universe, luxury EV brand Polestar is set to unveil its new smartphone next week. While we don’t know much about it in terms of the specs and features, the company today shared some pictures of what the phone looks like, and boy, does it look cool ..read more
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More Android phones need Ultra Wideband support
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by Roland Udvarlaki
7h ago
Ultra-Wideband, or UWB for short, has been around for a few years, and it’s often advertised as a location tracker for smart tags. The technology lets users trace objects with high precision and accuracy, offering benefits that would otherwise not be available and achievable with other technologies like Bluetooth and Wi-Fi ..read more
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Anker's 3-in-1 USB-C charger is portable, powerful, and currently 32% off
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by Cody Lee
7h ago
Anker's charging accessories are perhaps the easiest products to recommend in the tech space. They are known for being reliable and affordable, they get great reviews from both experts and customers, and they are typically backed by lengthy warranties. The 67W Anker Prime USB-C Charger is a great example of this. It's powerful enough to fast-charge your favorite devices, it has 3 USB ports that can be used simultaneously, and it has foldable prongs for easy storage. It also comes with a 2-year warranty, and right now you can pick one up on sale for just $45 ..read more
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Android 15 might put suspicious apps in quarantine to protect your phone
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by Judy Sanhz
7h ago
Android users have protection against malware thanks to Google Play Protect, which even scans for malware in real-time now. However, it's not entirely unheard of for it to miss a malware-infected app on occasion. It's a good thing that Android 15 might give users a new way to protect their devices against misbehaving apps. In the meantime, you can also watch out for the Independent Security Review badge, which lets you know that an app meets industry-wide security and privacy standards ..read more
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9 Google Flight tips that can help you save money on your next trip
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by Irene Okpanachi
7h ago
Google Flights is among the best apps for cheap travel. It's the one-stop search engine for airplane trips and consolidates hundreds of top online travel agencies (OTAs). You can search for the best ones in a central hub from your mobile phone or personal computer. You won't have to visit multiple websites, and you can find anything based on round or multi-city trip entries and other criteria. Flights also has tools for cost comparison, so you can see whether current prices are high compared to historical data. Here's how to save money and reach your desired locations quickly ..read more
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Twitter's AI misses the mark in spectacular fashion
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by Daniel Allen
7h ago
The AI revolution is upon us, particularly when it comes to large language models. Services like OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Google’s Gemini are shaking up the definition of “content” online (shake up your headphones with these top-tier earbuds). But, for every time these programs amaze us with their seeming intelligence, there’s always a counterexample to show us just how wrong LLMs can be when it comes to summarizing content. Today’s epic fail comes from Grok, X’s AI search assistant, which brutally misconstrued a (very) bad game from Golden State Warrior Klay Thompson ..read more
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Verified Access: Everything you need to know to keep your Chromebook safe
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by Zach Gray-Traverso
7h ago
While most modern smartphones can do almost everything a computer can, sometimes a larger screen is necessary. Many may think that Windows or Macs are the only computers you should buy. However, Chromebooks are a great option for most people. They are often more affordable, do much of what a Microsoft Windows or Mac device can do, and have access to Android apps and Linux. There's also a variety of great Chromebooks at multiple price points to meet consumer needs ..read more
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Ecobee Smart Doorbell Camera (Wired) review: Overall excellence with one limitation
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by Savannah Howe
7h ago
A few well-established brands, like Ring and Nest, dominate the smart video doorbell territory. That’s no secret. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t unsung heroes vying for some of the market share. Many of these contenders offer nearly identical specs without the A-list price ..read more
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