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    How to Back Up Your Digital Life

    Backups are boring, but they’ll save your bacon. Here’s how to make sure your data lives...

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    Growing Old Online

    Millennials, the first generation to be online as kids, are starting to feel like we’ve aged...

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    A Wheel Made of ‘Odd Matter’ Spontaneously Rolls Uphill

    Physicists have solved a key problem of robotic locomotion by revising the usual rules of interaction...

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    How to Switch iPhones Without Losing a Thing

    Everything you need to know to successfully transfer your contacts, music, photos, and apps from one...

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    How to Upload Custom Emoji in Slack

    Joined a new community and discovered—to your horror—that there are no party parrots? Let's fix that.

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    Put a Little Power Cube Under Your Couch

    I never knew what these charging blocks were for until my Nintendo Switch started to die...

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    How to Save Money on the Apps You Use

    You don’t have to pay full price for downloads, subscriptions, or even in-app purchases. Here’s how.

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    VPN Providers Flee India as a New Data Law Takes Hold

    Many companies have pulled physical servers from the country as a mandate to collect customer data...

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    Windows 11’s First Big(ish) Update Is Now Available

    Plus: Framework has a new ultra-repairable Chromebook, there's a cheaper Google Chromecast, and Amazon refreshes its...

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    Child Predators Mine Twitch to Prey on Kids

    Plus: A leaked trove illuminates Russia’s internet regulator, a report finds Facebook and Instagram violated Palestinian...

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    Our Favorite Outdoor Security Cams for Your Home or Business

    These weatherproof devices can keep a watchful eye on your property and let you get on...

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    Philadelphia’s Diatom Archive Is a Way, Way, Wayback Machine

    A cache of phytoplankton at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is helping researchers...

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    The Latest Kitty Litter Robot Is Smarter, Quieter—and Pricier

    You might not be scooping poop anymore, but Whisker's app can still give you vital information...

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    How to Find Your Vaccine History—and Store It Safely

    Worries about polio, monkeypox, and Covid-19 are rising. Here’s how to gather your health information, even if...

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    12 Great Deals on Apple Gadgets, TVs, and Bluetooth Speakers

    Now’s a great time to upgrade your home entertainment solutions for the months to come.

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    Why Adam Levine's Cringe DMs Are Perfect for the Meme Machine

    The Maroon 5 frontman’s alleged Instagram messages are taking on a life of their own.

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    Slack and Teams’ Lax App Security Raises Alarms

    New research shows how third-party apps could be exploited to infiltrate these sensitive workplace tools.

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    Can Society Learn From the Mistakes of Futurism?

    In their new book, brothers Steven, Jay, and Bob Novella try to improve on the futurism...

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    Twitch's Crypto Casino Ban Ignores the Bigger Play

    The company is going after cryptocurrency gambling—but will that be enough to satisfy concerned streamers?

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    Iran’s Internet Shutdown Hides a Deadly Crackdown

    Amid protests against the killing of Mahsa Amini, authorities have cut off mobile internet, WhatsApp, and...

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    These Are the Best Portable Storage Drives

    Need an ultrafast drive for video editing or a rugged option to back up your photos...

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    Lil Nas X Is the Anti-Troll

    The one-time Barb deals with hecklers and homophobes with the cunning of a true internet native....

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    The Physics of Going Fast—but Not Too Fast—on a Giant Slide

    If you want to attain high speeds without getting airborne, it helps to know a little...

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    Bogus Fears of Censorship Could Spell the End of Content Moderation

    Plus: The Supreme Court in cyberspace, what’s up with Web3, and ghost town resurrections.

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    The Elk Live Bridge Lets You Jam Together Online

    Plug in this bright yellow audio interface, and you can play live music with anyone within...

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    Digimon Fans Still Exist—and They’re the Keepers of Its Future

    The iconic late-’90s anime isn’t as ubiquitous as that other franchise about fighting monsters. But its...

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    32 of the Best Shows on Disney+ Right Now

    Looking for something to watch? Here are the best shows on Disney’s streaming service.

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    How to Set Up Your New iPhone

    Welcome to your new Apple smartphone. Here's how to get the most out of it right...

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    The Wild Plan to Export Sun From the Sahara to the UK

    An ambitious cable project aims to power thousands of homes with renewable energy by 2030.

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    40 of the Best Movies on Disney+ Right Now

    The best classic flicks, Marvel movies, and Star Wars sagas on Disney+.

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    The UK Is Rejoining the Space Race

    Virgin Orbit will launch satellites from the country for the first time, bringing orbital flight capability...

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    US Lawmakers Push Tech Firms on Abortion Benefits for Gig Workers

    Elizabeth Warren and Cori Bush led over two dozen congressional Democrats in urging Amazon, Lyft, Uber,...

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    A New Linux Tool Aims to Guard Against Supply Chain Attacks

    Security firm Chainguard has created a simple, open source way for organizations to defend the cloud...

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    Apple Made the Right Upgrades in the New AirPods Pro

    This is a good example of how you make already-great wireless earbuds even better.

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    There’s New Proof Crispr Can Edit Genes Inside Human Bodies

    The technique had largely been limited to editing patients’ cells in the lab. New research shows...

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    The 12 Best Portable Chargers for All of Your Devices

    Keep your phone, tablet, laptop, and other electronics running with these handheld power banks.

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    The US and EU are Teaming Up to Contain Big Tech

    The EU’s chief antitrust enforcer Margrethe Vestager says that US tech companies are changing their behavior...

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    Peloton Row and the Future of At-Home Workouts

    This week, we talk about Peloton’s growing product lineup, and whether our days of sweating along...

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    The ‘Surveillance Solutionism’ of Putting Cameras in NYC Subways

    When “if you see something, say something” becomes “we see everything,” everyone loses.

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    Lawns Are Dumb. But Ripping Them Out May Come With a Catch

    Meticulous turf is environmentally terrible. Yet grass does have one charm: It “sweats,” helping cool the...

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    After 'Andor,' Read These 5 Comics

    These books were looking at the origins of the war between the Rebels and the Empire...

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    The Best Video Game Deals This September

    Games for every console, plus DLC and freebies—all in one spot.

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    Europe’s Heat Waves Offer a Grim Vision of the Future

    Extreme temperatures are the direct result of climate change, which means more intense heat events, wildfires,...

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    A Better Birth Is Possible

    As a young Black woman, I saw my pregnancy treated like a problem. So I ditched...

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    California Voted for Cheaper Uber Rides. It May Have Hurt Drivers

    Uber and Lyft spent millions promoting a controversial ballot measure. A new study suggests it has...

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    A Steam Deck Reignited My Love for Homebrew PCs

    Yes, I got Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and PlayStation Remote Play working on my Steam Deck.

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    The Best Car Phone Mounts and Chargers

    These mobile accessories will make your smartphone a better—and safer—road trip companion.

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    This Dangerous Meme in US Politics Is Over a Century Old

    Many associate the ‘America First’ movement with Trump, but its origins—and rebirth—are more complicated.

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    'Splatoon 3' Takes Shooting Games a Little Less Seriously

    Nintendo’s latest in its paint-powered “squid game" franchise is just as fun and colorful as before,...

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    The Sad Clown Joke That Became a Beloved Meme

    Riffs on a wisecrack about the great Pagliacci have been around for decades. Their proliferation on...