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Enter the hunter satellites preparing for space war

Enlarge / True Anomaly’s satellites (not pictured) will spy on each other, using thrusters, radar, and multi-spectral cameras to approach within a few hundred meters. Getty Images Former US Air Force major Even “Jolly” Rogers is worried about a space war. “Conflict exists on a continuum that begins with competition and ultimately leads into full-scale …

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Samsung Unpacked Recap: Everything Announced, From Galaxy S23 to Galaxy Book 3 Ultra

This story is part of Samsung Event, CNET’s collection of news, tips and advice around Samsung’s most popular products. Samsung’s semiannual Unpacked event was held in San Francisco on Wednesday, and a collection of new phones and laptops made their debut. Samsung launched the refresh of its flagship Galaxy S line of phones — the …

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The Morning After: The verdict on Apple’s second-generation HomePod

Apple’s first HomePod in 2018 was late to the smart speaker game. Sure, it sounded good, but it lacked a lot of the basic functionality of its rivals. Yet again, with its second-generation $299 HomePod, the company delivers stellar sound quality, but this time, expanded smart home tools show Apple has learned from that first …

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Why you need to delete 3 apps right now if you have an Android

All Android owners, beware – these three activity-tracking apps promise you money through advertisements yet never pay out. Delete these apps from your Android device right now.  CLICK TO GET KURT’S CYBERGUY NEWSLETTER WITH QUICK TIPS, TECH REVIEWS, SECURITY ALERTS AND EASY HOW-TO’S TO MAKE YOU SMARTER All Android owners, beware – these three activity-tracking …

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Netflix gives Premium members more download devices and spatial audio on 700+ titles • TechCrunch

Today, Netflix announced that Premium members can now download content on more devices and use spatial audio for more than 700 titles. Both upgraded features are available at no extra cost. Premium subscribers are able to download Netflix titles to watch offline on six devices at a time. Previously, the plan would only allow downloads …

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New data illustrates time’s effect on hard drive failure rates

SSDs have usurped hard disk drives (HDDs) when it comes to performance, but whether building a network-attached storage (NAS) or having high-capacity needs on a budget, plenty of people still rely on spinning platters. Older drives that have seen a lot of use, however, may not be as reliable as before. Data Backblaze shared this …

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Why you need to delete 3 apps right now if you have an Android

All Android owners, beware – these three activity-tracking apps promise you money through advertisements yet never pay out. Delete these apps from your Android device right now.  CLICK TO GET KURT’S CYBERGUY NEWSLETTER WITH QUICK TIPS, TECH REVIEWS, SECURITY ALERTS AND EASY HOW-TO’S TO MAKE YOU SMARTER All Android owners, beware – these three activity-tracking …

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Apple Watch Ultra With Nearly 10% Larger Display Rumored to Launch Next Year

A new Apple Watch Ultra with a larger 2.1-inch display will be released in 2024, according to a report today from Taiwanese publication DigiTimes, citing industry sources. This lines up with information shared last month by Jeff Pu, a tech analyst at Hong Kong-based investment firm Haitong International Securities. The current Apple Watch Ultra has …

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