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Podcast: Thunderbolt 4, Snapdragon 865 Plus and Facebook's latest mess

Engadget - 32 min 59 sec ago
We’re back from the July 4th break and we’re ready to dive into some seriously nerdy news. This week, Devindra and Cherlynn chat about Intel’s Thunderbolt 4 standard, and what it means for your next PC. We also dive into Qualcomm’s latest announcemen...

Skype vs. Zoom: Which video chat app is best? - CNET

CNET News - 1 hour 3 min ago
Coronavirus has many people working and keeping in touch with friends and co-workers from home. Here are two popular video chat options for connecting.

Ford Bronco: Looking back at the old SUV ahead of the new Bronco's reveal - Roadshow

CNET News - 1 hour 3 min ago
Ford's rugged compact SUV has lived many lives over the last half a century.

5G will change the world. China wants to lead the way - CNET

CNET News - 1 hour 4 min ago
China isn't the only country jockeying for control. The US dominated the expansion of 4G and plans to do the same with the successor.

Apple's Little Voice showcases actors across the autism spectrum - CNET

CNET News - 1 hour 4 min ago
Kevin Valdez draws on personal experience to play a neurodiverse character on a new Apple TV Plus show.

Trump eyes TikTok ban: Everything you need to know - CNET

CNET News - 1 hour 4 min ago
Banning an app is more complicated than it might seem.

The first laptop with Apple's ARM chip could be the 13-inch MacBook Pro

Engadget - 1 hour 4 min ago
Apple’s first Mac with its own ARM processor will be the 13.3-inch MacBook Pro, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via iMore). He believes that production of that model will start in Q4 of 2020, with an A-series powered MacBook Air arriving shortly a...

The Morning After: Google revealed a replacement for the Home speaker

Engadget - 1 hour 38 min ago
People are buying more PCs! The economy is back!Not so fast. Multiple reports yesterday say PC shipments did indeed grow over the last quarter, but this is due to the recovery of factories hit early by COVID-19 and also the boom in working (living or...

Klipsch T5 II and T5 II Sport earbuds arrive in August starting at $199

Engadget - 2 hours 3 min ago
Back at CES, Klipsch revealed several true wireless models, including the high-end AI-powered (and super tiny) T10. You’ll have to wait a bit longer on those, and the noise-cancelling version of the T5, but today the company is announcing that a few...

Nintendo Switch 2: Rumors, leaks and everything you need to know - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 3 min ago
The current Switch is hard to find and the sequel isn't expected anytime soon, but we already have a good idea of what new features a next-gen Nintendo system needs.

Gigabyte Aorus 17X games in style - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 3 min ago
A gaming laptop that looks as powerful as it is.

'Flight Simulator 2020' closed beta starts on July 30th

Engadget - 2 hours 33 min ago
Microsoft’s Flight Simulator 2020, which blew our minds with hyper-detailed graphics and real-life weather and traffic conditions, is about to take a big step. The development team has announced (via Windows Central) that the closed beta is set to ar...

Note 10 Plus vs. Note 9: How to choose the best Galaxy phone - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 33 min ago
Want the best Android phone with a stylus? That's the Samsung Galaxy Note. But now you need to choose between the Note 10 Plus or the less expensive Note 9.

Lincoln Aviator, Corsair and Nautilus will now offer Monochromatic Package - Roadshow

CNET News - 3 hours 3 min ago
The expensive yet chic package was previously only available on the flagship Navigator.

NASA wants to protect Moon and Mars from human contamination

Engadget - 3 hours 53 min ago
NASA wants to make sure we don’t unknowingly take organisms or other contaminants from Earth to other worlds (and vice-versa) when humans start exploring space beyond Low Earth Orbit. In a tweet, NASA Administrator Jim Brindestine has announced that...

iFixit takes the Oura smart ring apart to see how it works

Engadget - 5 hours 49 min ago
As we continue to work and live during the coronavirus pandemic, interest in technology that might help fight the disease has spiked, and one of the clearest examples of that is Oura’s smart ring. Early in June, researchers revealed data showing that...

The roughneck US cowboys who drilled Britain's secret WWII oil wells - CNET

CNET News - 5 hours 56 min ago
Wars aren't fought only on battlefields. Here's the little-known story of the gang of Americans who searched for black gold in the heart of besieged Britain.

Visiting the secret oil wells of World War II - CNET

CNET News - 6 hours 3 min ago
Step into the forest to discover long-abandoned machinery that tells a fascinating story of wartime courage and cooperation.

Worldwide PC shipments grew due to work-from-home arrangements

Engadget - 8 hours 57 min ago
The PC industry bounced back in the second quarter of 2020 after its weakest quarter in years mostly due to shelter-in-place orders prompted by the coronavirus pandemic. According to both Gartner and IDC, PC shipments grew year-over-year in the secon...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey pledges $3M to guaranteed income programs - CNET

CNET News - 9 hours 4 min ago
A network of more than a dozen mayors is battling the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.