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MacOS Catalina has been available since late last month as a public beta. As part of this new initiative, Apple has been bringing some of its native iOS apps over to Mac, including Apple News, Stocks, Voice Memos, and Home. Catalina also introduces a suite of features that emphasize accessibility and security. Also: At long …

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The touchless phone-gestures of the future are here, the Capital One hacker didn’t cover her tracks, and we’ve got some suggestions for cleaning up your air. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here! Today’s Headlines Google’s …

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The quest for digital snooze optimization now begins in infancy, with products like the Snoo Smart Baby Sleeper, a robotic bassinet that rocks and shushes your baby to sleep. From there, you can invest in any number of sleep lights, like the Casper Glow, which emits a yellowish luminance and dims down before bedtime. While …

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It’s not like I set out to monitor someone’s whereabouts at all times. This technology came to me, slithering into my phone as a subfeature of other services. These days, I have no fewer than five apps that let me track and be tracked by others. Snapchat, once a standard bearer of ephemeral interactions, now …

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Amazon Prime Day is a made-up holiday, but its effect on midsummer sales events is very real. Retailers like Best Buy and Walmart are continuing to roll out hefty price cuts on summer essentials, all in the name of a suspiciously generic “Black Friday in July” event that appeared around Prime Day. We all know …

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Just like the original Portal, Portal 2 is all about one thing: teleportation. You get two portals, one to let you in somewhere and another to spit you out somewhere else. Portal 2‘s co-op mode doubles this and enables two players to utilize four portals in order to conquer exceptionally tough puzzle rooms that necessitate …

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The FIFA World Cup women’s soccer tournament just ended. So did the ICC Cricket World Cup. And the Rugby World Cup doesn’t start ’til September. So where can Cup junkies turn during these long, lonely weeks of midsummer to fill that deplorable Cup deficit? Fortnite, of course. Epic Games has organized a massive worldwide tournament …

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Our home lives are shrinking. Last year, the average size of new houses built in the US fell for the third straight year, according to the National Association of Home Builders. Worldwide, the UN expects more and more people to gravitate toward urban areas over the next 30 years. The smart homes of the future, …

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After a launch that was a non-starter for smartphone behemoth Samsung, the company says it has now made a series of fixes to its $1,980 Galaxy Fold and will make the folding phone available to consumers in the fall. The update comes after weeks of silence from the Korean electronics giant, which delayed the release …

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Amazon’s first step in its plan for world domination seems to be making sure that every single person alive is a shopper with an Amazon Prime account. But if you live with a partner or roommate and you’re both separately paying for Prime, you’re just wasting money. There’s a simple way to make your Prime …

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