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Double Your Laptop’s Screen Size With a Portable Monitor

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 13:00
The Vissles-M is an excellent and easy-to-use touchscreen monitor that sits next to your computer, embiggening your WFH workspace.
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Two Global Efforts Try to Trace the Origin of the Covid Virus

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 12:00
Both teams want to know when—or how often—the virus passed from animals to people. But the trail may have gone cold, and the search has gotten political.
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This Company Uses AI to Outwit Malicious AI

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 12:00
Robust Intelligence is among a crop of companies that offer to protect clients from efforts at deception.
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The Pandemic Gives Us a Chance to Change How We Get Around

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 12:00
City transportation ecosystems are suddenly getting more diverse, creating an opportunity to (finally) rethink the car.
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Not Even William Barr Buys Trump’s Election Nonsense

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 23:20
The attorney general has long been one of the president's chief apologists. Not this time.
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Our 100+ Favorite Cyber Monday Deals Still Available Today

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 18:45
We combed through every Black Friday and Cyber Monday deal we featured this week. These deals remain—for the moment.
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A Story About a Gargantuan Space Creature

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 17:32
Here's this month's prompt, how to submit, and an illustrated archive of past favorites.
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7 Simple Ways to Make Your Android Phone More Secure

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 14:00
Here's how to lock down your data and stop others from snooping on your personal information.
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Too Many Game Subscription Services? Here's How to Choose

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 14:00
PlayStation Plus, PlayStation Now, Xbox Live Gold, Game Pass, Game Pass Ultimate—we break it down so you can pick the right one for you.
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One Free Press Coalition Spotlights Journalists Under Attack - December 2020

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 14:00
This month's list focuses on cases relating to Covid-19, as thousands of individuals have called on the UN to free jailed journalists amid the ongoing pandemic.
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How to Back Up and Move Your Photos Between Services

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 13:00
Leaving Google Photos now that it's no longer free and unlimited? Considering Apple Photos or OneDrive? Here's how to take your library with you.
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The 14 Best Tech Gifts for Kids

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 13:00
Your child has spent years watching you tap away on your phone or laptop. Give them a turn on an age-appropriate device of their own.
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The Free Market Approach to This Pandemic Isn't Working

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 13:00
The US health care system has always been unequal, but Covid-19 has revealed it to be absurd.
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How a Vibrating Smartwatch Could Be Used to Stop Nightmares

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 12:00
The FDA has given NightWare clearance to market a “digital therapeutic” device that uses an Apple Watch to interrupt PTSD-related nightmares.
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They Found Community, and Then Love, in Online Games

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 12:00
It's no surprise people build great friendships when they game together. But these folks found much more—sometimes across long distances and cultural divides.
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Sonos Is Having a Big Cyber Monday Sale

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 18:51
These smart speakers hardly ever go on sale. You can save on Sonos One, Beam, Move, and more—but most deals end today.
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A Mission to Make Virtual Parties Actually Fun

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 14:00
Let's be honest, Zoom birthdays and happy hours are bad. But an emerging type of platform known as “proximity chat” could offer a better option.
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Beautiful Yet Unnerving Photos of the Arctic Getting Greener

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 13:00
Using tricked-out drones, scientists are watching vegetation boom in the far north. Their findings could have big implications for the whole planet.
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My Life Is Little House on the Prairie. I Blame TikTok

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 13:00
Homesteading used to be a dream for another time. Then cottagecore happened.
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Was This Poker Player's Luck Too Good to Be True?

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 12:00
On this week’s Get WIRED podcast, features editor Mark Robinson talks to writer Brendan Koerner about an unconventional poker player and the woman who called him out.
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