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Thinking About Blogging? Read This Article First!

As more and more people become comfortable with online communication, many are finding that blogs are not hard to create. Almost everybody seems to have a blog. However, if you want to create a successful blog, you need to plan carefully. Implement the ideas provided in this article to assist you in developing the best […]

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Samsung’s $30 Galaxy SmartTag tracker works like Tile’s but only with Galaxy phones

Samsung has two tracking devices coming out in 2021. The Galaxy SmartTag is a BLE fob launching on January 29 for $29.99. The Galaxy SmartTag+ adds Ultra-Wideband support, with availability coming later this year at $39.99. The one caveat would be that SmartTags will only work with Samsung Galaxy devices.Samsung threw its hat in the […]

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Google now owns Fitbit, vows not to use tracker health data for ad targeting

Google has been pursuing an acquisition of fitness tech company Fitbit for quite some time now, but the deal has been held up by a lengthy privacy-related investigation from the European Commission. However, the investigation has finally come to a close, and Google has been able to move forward: it’s now the new owner of […]

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Star Wars Battlefront II’s Celebration Edition is free on the Epic Games Store

If you’ve been steering clear of Battlefront 2 due to the microtransaction controversy that surrounded it on launch, now might be your chance to give it a try. The game is pretty entertaining these days, by all accounts, and you can snag its Celebration Edition for the low, low price of $0 on the Epic […]

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A leaked build of Windows 10X shows what to expect from Microsoft’s Chrome OS clone

Microsoft’s initial plans for Windows 10X were derailed and then shifted last year, but the company is getting close to delivering a version for single-screen devices. A leaked build of the upcoming operating system shows a striking similarity to Google’s Chrome OS.Windows 10X has been years in the making, and as it gets closer to […]

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Nvidia could create new cryptomining-specific graphics cards

The situation with the RTX 3000 graphics cards is dire. Not only are we dealing with their general lack of availability, but there’s also the recent tax on Chinese imports pushing prices up. Into this mix is the skyrocketing value of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, creating mode demand. But Nvidia is contemplating a […]

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Man offers local government $71 million to help him find drive containing 7,500 Bitcoin

One of the problems with virtual currencies is the potential for them to be lost or become inaccessible. A famous case is that of UK computer engineer James Howells, who accidentally threw away a hard drive with around $285 million of Bitcoin on it in 2013. Now, he’s offering his local government a quarter of […]

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Intel launches Phantom Canyon NUC 11 with Tiger Lake processor and discrete Nvidia graphics

Intel’s next-generation NUCs not only benefit from Tiger Lake’s improved I/O support, but the flagship ‘Phantom Canyon’ model also packs an Nvidia RTX 2060 GPU inside. Though admittedly based on Nvidia’s last-gen Turing architecture, the hardware can still hold its own against most modern titles, making it an appealing SFF option for deep-pocketed buyers.Intel has […]