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Logitech’s $80 supercapacitor gaming mouse is the most versatile it’s ever made How to Build a Hurricane-Proof House Hulu was down for a lot of people, but now it’s fixed Advertisem*nt Hulu is down for a lot of people right now Netherlands’ LUMO Labs launches €100M fund for European impact startups Why your Philips Hue bulb is randomly setting itself to 100 percent brightness Meta’s $24.99 monthly pay later plan covers the Quest 3 and Quest Plus Advertisem*nt 17 Best Early Amazon Prime Day Deals (2024) Extreme Wildfires Have Doubled in Frequency and Intensity in the Past 20 Years How to create PDFs on iPhones iOS 18 has a new ‘dynamic’ color-shifting wallpaper The M1 MacBook Air is back down to its all-time low of $649 Affinity’s Adobe-rivaling creative suite is now free for six months Bose’s QuietComfort Earbuds II reach a record-low $169.95 Go Read This: The Verge’s favorite reads from all over the web Microsoft’s Xbox TV app now available on Amazon’s Fire TV Sticks Amazon’s Echo Spot is back with better sound and no camera The witch is back in Agatha All Along’s first trailer Tesla’s Model Y ‘Juniper’ redesign might come soon How Japan has avoided the gaming industry’s persistent layoffs The Far Right Is Already Demonizing Kamala Harris EVs are taking on combustion engines in a rallycross ‘Battle of Technologies’ Canva CEO Melanie Perkins thinks the design world needs more alternatives to Adobe Nothing’s CMF launches new supercheap earbuds and a smartwatch The Best Sheets for Every Body, Bed, and Budget (2024) Europe’s Ariane 6 ready for launch: Here’s how the rocket will reach orbit DJI Mic 2 Review: A Powerful Lav Replacement The Verge’s guide to moving The best way to get rid of all the clutter you don’t need References
  • 06-07-2024 05:00 via mashable.com

    NYT Connections today: See hints and answers for July 6 - Technology news - NewsLocker (1)

    Connections is the latest New York Times word game that's captured the public's attention. The game is all about finding the "common threads between words." And just like Wordle, Connections resets after midnight and each new set of words gets trickier and trickier—so we've served up some hints and tips to get you over the hurdle.If you just want to be told today's puzzle, you can jump to the end of this article for July 1's Connections solution. But if you'd rather solve it yourself, keep

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  • Logitech’s $80 supercapacitor gaming mouse is the most versatile it’s ever made

    09-07-2024 09:01 via theverge.com

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    The Logitech G309. | Image: Logitech I haven’t thought about charging my Logitech wireless gaming mouse in two and a half years, because I have a magic mousepad that does it automatically. But Logitech mice that work with the Powerplay mousepad are expensive, heavy, or both, and none of them double as a Bluetooth mouse so I can wirelessly pair them to my laptop, handheld, or phone.Today, Logitech is changing that with the Logitech G309, an $80 mouse that almost does it all. It’s the

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  • How to Build a Hurricane-Proof House

    09-07-2024 08:00 via wired.com

    In the face of longer hurricane seasons filled with more powerful storms, homeowners are turning to new designs and stronger materials to ensure the resilience of their property.

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  • Hulu was down for a lot of people, but now it’s fixed

    09-07-2024 05:22 via theverge.com

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    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Hulu was having an outage, with as many as 50,000 reports noted on Down Detector late on Monday night. There’s no indication of what has caused the outage, but the official Hulu Support account on X acknowledged the issue, following up with posts from customers after about 11:15PM ET, saying, “Our developers were able to put changes in place to mitigate the interruption. Please reboot your device to start streaming, and let us know if you run i

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  • Hulu is down for a lot of people right now

    09-07-2024 04:57 via theverge.com

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    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Hulu is having an outage, with more than 50,000 reports noted on Down Detector late on Monday night, although the number of reports has already begun to drop off. There’s no indication of what has caused the outage, but the official Hulu Support account on X acknowledged the issue, saying, “We are aware of a technical issue impacting access for some Hulu subscribers and are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible. We apologize for the

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  • Netherlands’ LUMO Labs launches €100M fund for European impact startups

    09-07-2024 01:00 via thenextweb.com

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    Dutch venture capital fund manager LUMO Labs is launching a new €100mn fund for Europe’s impact-driven tech startups. Building on LUMO Lab’s existing investment strategy, the new Rise Fund will target startups that develop emerging technologies which align with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The technologies include AI, blockchain, IoT, VR, and AR. Their application needs to serve LUMO Labs’s focus areas of SDGs: Good Health and Wellbeing, Quality Ed

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  • Why your Philips Hue bulb is randomly setting itself to 100 percent brightness

    09-07-2024 00:41 via theverge.com

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    Philips Hue smart LED light bulb gear. | Image: Philips Are your Philips Hue smart light bulbs seemingly going rogue, randomly turning themselves up to full brightness even if you’ve set them dimmer? Philips Hue parent company Signify is aware of the issue, has figured out the root cause, and tells The Verge that a fix is coming as soon as next week.“After extensive analysis, we have identified an interoperability issue with the Matter smarthome standard, in which random temporary ra

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  • Meta’s $24.99 monthly pay later plan covers the Quest 3 and Quest Plus

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    Photo: David Pierce / The Verge Meta is now offering an interest-free $24.99 monthly payment plan to get its Quest 3 VR headset, along with two years’ worth of a Meta Quest Plus gaming subscription and its extended warranty. That starting price is for the 128GB model, but 10 bucks more per month will get you the 512GB version. Whichever way you go, you could pay almost $200 less than you otherwise would by buying everything individually.
    The loans are supplied by Affirm, one of the more we

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  • 17 Best Early Amazon Prime Day Deals (2024)

    08-07-2024 23:36 via wired.com

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    Prime Day falls on July 16 and 17, but we’ve handpicked deals on WIRED-tested products—from tech to blenders to hair straighteners—sitting at some of their lowest prices ever.

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  • Extreme Wildfires Have Doubled in Frequency and Intensity in the Past 20 Years

    08-07-2024 23:04 via wired.com

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    These findings align with other evidence that wildfires are getting worse—such as the total area burned each year ratcheting up.

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  • How to create PDFs on iPhones

    08-07-2024 22:37 via theverge.com

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    Illustration by Samar Haddad / The Verge It may sound funny to say this, but PDF files — electronic copies of printed documents — are still around and are still very useful. Short for Portable Document Format, PDFs allow you to create a digital version of a paper document, letting you store and access them a lot easier than having to rifle through a filing cabinet.While there are a variety of PDF apps available — Adobe Acrobat being the most well known — you actually don&

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  • iOS 18 has a new ‘dynamic’ color-shifting wallpaper

    08-07-2024 22:16 via theverge.com

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    Imagine this wallpaper, but then it shifts colors. | Image: Apple iOS 18’s third developer beta includes a “dynamic” version of the default iOS 18 wallpaper that shifts colors, as reported by 9to5Mac. Previous betas had four color options (and dark mode counterparts) for the wallpaper, but this new dynamic option changes between colors over time.Check out this video from leaker ShrimpApplePro to see the wallpaper and some of the color shifts. I think it looks pretty good!
    The d

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  • The M1 MacBook Air is back down to its all-time low of $649

    08-07-2024 22:00 via theverge.com

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    Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The best deal in laptops is back again for a limited time, as Walmart is selling the M1 MacBook Air for just $649 ($250 off). Walmart currently requires a Walmart Plus subscription to get the discounted price, but everyone else can get in and buy it from the retailer’s site at 5PM ET / 2PM PT today.We haven’t seen the price drop this low since March, shortly after the newer M3 Air debuted. Since then, Walmart has become pretty much the exclusive sell

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  • Affinity’s Adobe-rivaling creative suite is now free for six months

    08-07-2024 20:05 via theverge.com

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    Affinity says users are under “no obligation” to purchase the software after taking out the six month free trial. | Image: Affinity Design software developer Serif has launched a new six-month free trial for its Affinity creative suite, which is well regarded as being one of the few viable alternatives to Adobe’s professional design apps. The offer is available for Affinity Photo, Affinity Designer, and Affinity Publisher starting today on Mac, Windows PC, and iPad.
    Affinity us

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  • Bose’s QuietComfort Earbuds II reach a record-low $169.95

    08-07-2024 19:59 via theverge.com

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    The QuietComfort Earbuds II are no longer the best from Bose, but they’re still some of the best buds money can buy. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge I’m reeling from a weekend of “guess that pop.” Was it the endless stream of fireworks this time? Or gun-toting Texans spending their ammunition celebratorily in defiance of rules prohibiting such behavior? Thankfully, the guessing game didn’t last long — I decided to give my noise-canceling earbuds of choice a

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  • Go Read This: The Verge’s favorite reads from all over the web

    08-07-2024 19:58 via theverge.com

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    Illustration by William Joel / The Verge A running list of all the longreads, shortreads, books, and everything in between that we’re into — and think you might like, too.Continue reading…

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  • Microsoft’s Xbox TV app now available on Amazon’s Fire TV Sticks

    08-07-2024 19:42 via theverge.com

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    Image: Microsoft Microsoft is launching its Xbox TV app on select Amazon Fire TV Sticks today. The app, which Microsoft first announced last month, provides access to Xbox Cloud Gaming, allowing subscribers of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate to stream a variety of Xbox titles to some Fire TV devices.
    The Xbox app will initially be available only on the Fire TV 4K Max (2023) and Fire TV Stick 4K (2023) and will be identical to the same app available on Samsung’s recent TVs and monitors. All you&rsq

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  • Amazon’s Echo Spot is back with better sound and no camera

    08-07-2024 19:29 via theverge.com

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    Echo Spot | Image: Amazon Ahead of Prime Day 2024, Amazon has launched an updated version of its Alexa-connected smart speaker / alarm clock, the Echo Spot. Similar to the one that launched in 2017, it’s designed to sit on your nightstand and offer control via a small touchscreen or with voice commands, but Amazon has addressed our biggest gripe about that device by removing the camera.It’s also launching at a lower price. While the 2017 version cost $149.99 at launch, the 2024 Echo

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  • The witch is back in Agatha All Along’s first trailer

    08-07-2024 18:52 via theverge.com

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    Courtesy of Marvel Television The months Marvel spent trotting out new names for Agatha All Along made it hard to get a read on what to expect from the studio’s first WandaVision spinoff, but it seems like a promising horror turn from the looks of its first trailer.
    Though WandaVision’s finale made it seem as if Agatha Harkness might be left in a nightmare sitcom of her own, Agatha All Along’s new trailer reveals that she’s been stuck in a Mare of Easttown-style crime dra

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  • Tesla’s Model Y ‘Juniper’ redesign might come soon

    08-07-2024 18:38 via theverge.com

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    Tesla’s apparent “Juniper” Model Y refresh in the wild. | Image: Reddit user JacklJack An apparent “Juniper” Tesla Model Y was spotted under the veil in California, reigniting reports that the automaker is prepping a redesign of its popular electric SUV.A new image was posted on Reddit showing a black Model Y with its front and rear bumpers covered up and, as Not a Tesla App reports, a front-mounted camera that should help with parking assistance since Tesla had rem

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  • How Japan has avoided the gaming industry’s persistent layoffs

    08-07-2024 18:00 via theverge.com

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    Image: Tokyo Game Show Workers in the country enjoy greater protection thanks to employment laws, but that doesn’t mean Japan is anything close to a proletariat utopia. Continue reading…

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  • The Far Right Is Already Demonizing Kamala Harris

    08-07-2024 17:24 via wired.com

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    Social media platforms, far-right message boards, and extremist Telegram channels are full of misogynistic and racist hatred directed at the vice president.

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  • EVs are taking on combustion engines in a rallycross ‘Battle of Technologies’

    08-07-2024 16:54 via theverge.com

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    Image: FIA World Rallycross Championship After two seasons of all-electric racing, the World Rallycross Championship (or World RX) held its first mixed powertrain races between electric and internal combustion engine (ICE) cars this weekend in Höljes, Sweden. Unlike traditional point-to-point rally racing, rallycross puts those cars on a circuit, but with similar racing over dirt and gravel surfaces, as well as plenty of jumping and drifting through turns.
    There were six EVs and four ICE ca

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  • Canva CEO Melanie Perkins thinks the design world needs more alternatives to Adobe

    08-07-2024 16:00 via theverge.com

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    Photo illustration by The Verge / Photo: Canva To her, AI is just an extension of what Canva has always done: make accessible design tools that cost less than Adobe’s. Continue reading…

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  • Nothing’s CMF launches new supercheap earbuds and a smartwatch

    08-07-2024 15:41 via theverge.com

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    Image: CMF Nothing’s affordability-focused subbrand, CMF, launched more than just a $199 smartphone today. It also debuted a new pair of $59 wireless earbuds and a $69 smartwatch that incorporate the unique flair that Nothing has become known for.
    The Buds Pro 2 are CMF’s follow-up to the earbuds it released last year. Unlike CMF’s first iteration of the Buds Pro (which are $10 cheaper), the Buds Pro 2 have a charging case with a “smart” dial that you can twist to a

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  • The Best Sheets for Every Body, Bed, and Budget (2024)

    08-07-2024 15:00 via wired.com

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    Which material should you buy? Percale or linen? We tested dozens of sheets to find our favorites and break it all down.

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  • Europe’s Ariane 6 ready for launch: Here’s how the rocket will reach orbit

    08-07-2024 14:32 via thenextweb.com

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    Europe is set to regain independent access to space tomorrow, July 9, when the long-awaited Ariane 6 rocket lifts off for the first time. The heavy-lift satellite launcher — commissioned by the European Space Agency (ESA) and made by ArianeGroup — was supposed to replace its predecessor, Ariane 5, right after its retirement a year ago. But a series of delays in developing Ariane 6, problems with the Vega-C small-lift launcher, and the loss of access to Russia’s Soyuz rockets f

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  • DJI Mic 2 Review: A Powerful Lav Replacement

    08-07-2024 14:30 via wired.com

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    Convenient magnetic attachments, solid noise cancellation, and 32-bit float recording all add up to the perfect mic for location shoots.

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  • The Verge’s guide to moving

    08-07-2024 14:24 via theverge.com

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    Image: Jackson Gibbs for The Verge Moving is one of the most stressful events that can happen in your life. It takes a lot of time and effort, it’s expensive, it’s complicated, and there’s just a ton to do.It’s not just a matter of finding a place you can afford, signing the lease or arranging for a mortgage, and figuring out how to get your stuff from one place to another. There are also a variety of other issues. You probably have to downsize and declutter before you mo

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  • The best way to get rid of all the clutter you don’t need

    08-07-2024 14:15 via theverge.com

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    Image: Jackson Gibbs for The Verge Moving often means downsizing, and fast. Enter: Facebook Marketplace and Buy Nothing.Continue reading…

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