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Samsung reportedly plans to abandon free phone chargers next year
Jul 08 2020


Over the years, many manufacturers have stopped including accessories like earbuds or headphone dongles with their latest phones, but rumors now suggest companies are thinking of even omitting a phone charger in the box too. We first heard rumblings Apple plans on skipping the charger on the iPhone 12 this fall, and now a new report by Korean publication ET News suggests Samsung is considering the same for next year. According to the report, omitting the charger in-box can help offset some of the rising costs due to 5G technology. At some point, it seems to have dawned on these…

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E-bike or electric scooter: Which is right for you?
Jul 08 2020


As personal electric vehicles become more powerful and affordable, e-bikes and standing electric scooters have become increasingly practical alternatives to traditional transportation methods for many people, especially those in crowded cities. But when it comes down to spending your hard-earned money, you might be asking yourself which form of electrified two-wheel transport is best for you. I’m lucky enough to have been able to try a variety of these electric vehicles, constantly weighing the pros and cons of each, so I’m here to help. Why should I buy a personal electric vehicle? Let’s face it: getting around most cities is…

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This AI system locates drone pilots flying too close to airports
Jul 08 2020


Scientists have built an AI tool that finds drone pilots flying dangerously close to airports or protected airspace. The system aims to reduce the risks drones pose to aircraft. Not only can they collide with planes, but they can also interfere with radio signals, causing a pilot to lose control of the aircraft. These risks have already caused chaos at a number of airports. Most notoriously, London’s Gatwick airport was forced to shut down in December 2018 after drones were spotted near the runway. The incident affected around 1,000 flights and 140,000 passengers. The cops never found the culprits. The…

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Twitter’s new secret project is a subscription platform
Jul 08 2020


Twitter is cooking up some kind of subscription service for its platform, and it’s recruiting engineers to work on it. We don’t know anything about it thus far, but the potential of it is pretty staggering. A job listing on Twitter‘s site for a senior full-stack software engineer said the job was for “a new team, codenamed Gryphon.” The listing describes the team’s project thus: “We are building a subscription platform, one that can be reused by other teams in the future. This is a first for Twitter!” The engineer will work with the Twitter.com and Payments team. Note that this…

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This Chrome extension lets you share your Netflix and Spotify accounts with friends
Jul 08 2020


There’s very little chance that in your lifetime, you’ve not used someone else’s password to login to a service. And if you’ve shared your Netflix password, you might lose track at one point as to how many people are using it. Keyring is launching its Chrome extension that helps you let share subscriptions, such as Netflix, Spotify, Hulu, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal, with friends. You can share six subscriptions with three people for free or pay $5 a month to share an unlimited number of subscriptions with five folks. If you think you’ve heard about…

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