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A Formula 1 Team Was Hacked. Its Sponsor Is A Cybersecurity Firm

You may have already read that the Williams FW43B Formula 1 car leaked on Friday, which prefaced my chance to crown Williams the winner of this year’s F1 season as far as looks are concerned. You might not, however, have noted that the breach happened even as one of Williams’ sponsors happens to be none […]

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Water-Resistant vs. Waterproof: the Best Smart Watches with Protection from The Elements

Your watch is designed to live on your wrist, so you shouldn’t have to baby it—every scratch, ding, and splash of water should be a reminder of the baller life you lead. (Okay, most of my dings come from smacking it against the door, but I can pretend.) And while electronics and water usually don’t […]

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Water-Resistant vs. Waterproof: the Best Smart Watches with Protection from The Elements

Your watch is designed to live on your wrist, so you shouldn’t have to baby it—every scratch, ding, and splash of water should be a reminder of the baller life you lead. (Okay, most of my dings come from smacking it against the door, but I can pretend.) And while electronics and water usually don’t […]

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How Do I Restore Access to a Hacked Facebook Account?

No need to say “quit Facebook” in the comments on this one. For those sticking around on the social service—and there are many of you, it seems, considering the company’s total number of active users ain’t exactly trending down—there’s a lot you can and should do to secure your account. However, if someone breaks…Read more… […]

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How Do I Restore Access to a Hacked Facebook Account?

No need to say “quit Facebook” in the comments on this one. For those sticking around on the social service—and there are many of you, it seems, considering the company’s total number of active users ain’t exactly trending down—there’s a lot you can and should do to secure your account. However, if someone breaks…Read more… […]

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Hogwarts Legacy Developer Quits Following Backlash Over YouTube Channel

Troy Leavitt, the game developer at the centre of a controversy last month after it was discovered he had run “a reactionary YouTube channel focused on attacking feminism and social justice”, has resigned from his position at Avalanche Software, developers of the upcoming Harry Potter game Hogwart’s Legacy.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Hogwarts Legacy Developer Quits Following Backlash Over YouTube Channel

Troy Leavitt, the game developer at the centre of a controversy last month after it was discovered he had run “a reactionary YouTube channel focused on attacking feminism and social justice”, has resigned from his position at Avalanche Software, developers of the upcoming Harry Potter game Hogwart’s Legacy.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How to Get a Refund for Your Streaming Purchase

Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, and Premier Access with Disney+ are all popular platforms that offer purchasing options for digital media. But what happens if you don’t want the product in the end? How do you return a purchase you’ve come to regret? Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Get a Refund for Your Streaming Purchase

Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, and Premier Access with Disney+ are all popular platforms that offer purchasing options for digital media. But what happens if you don’t want the product in the end? How do you return a purchase you’ve come to regret? Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Back Up iCloud Photos and Videos to Google

We’ve talked a lot lately about leaving Google Photos for other services, mainly because it’s been a bit of a shock to watch this super-useful free storage service turn subscription (once you hit your storage cap of 15GB across all Google services). Such is the way of things, though. And if you still prefer Google’s… […]

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How to Back Up iCloud Photos and Videos to Google

We’ve talked a lot lately about leaving Google Photos for other services, mainly because it’s been a bit of a shock to watch this super-useful free storage service turn subscription (once you hit your storage cap of 15GB across all Google services). Such is the way of things, though. And if you still prefer Google’s…Read […]

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Record and Share Your Best Mobile Gaming Clips With GameOn

Despite the rising popularity of mobile gaming, it’s a lot harder to record or stream your smartphone games than your console games. To help bridge that gap, Amazon launched GameOn, a YouTube-like social media platform and video app for mobile gaming. Users can watch and follow content creators in the app, or use it…Read more… […]

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Record and Share Your Best Mobile Gaming Clips With GameOn

Despite the rising popularity of mobile gaming, it’s a lot harder to record or stream your smartphone games than your console games. To help bridge that gap, Amazon launched GameOn, a YouTube-like social media platform and video app for mobile gaming. Users can watch and follow content creators in the app, or use it…Read more… […]

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Thursday’s Best Deals: iPad Air, TaoTronics Massage Gun, Hitman 3, 2021 Moto Phones, Samsung Powerbot, Xbox Live Gold, Better Love Pixie Wand, and More

Apple’s iPad Air and a TaoTronics massage gun lead Thursday’s best deals. Read more…

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Thursday’s Best Deals: iPad Air, TaoTronics Massage Gun, Hitman 3, 2021 Moto Phones, Samsung Powerbot, Xbox Live Gold, Better Love Pixie Wand, and More

Apple’s iPad Air and a TaoTronics massage gun lead Thursday’s best deals.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Report: New Nintendo Switch With 4K Output, OLED Screen Will Release Before Christmas

Last year, Bloomberg reported that a new model of the Nintendo Switch would be out sometime in 2021. Today, they’re reporting some more specific details, like the size of the screen and some 4K news.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Blockchain Losers Are Spending Millions On What Are Basically Useless Loot Boxes

While gamers rail against loot boxes and governments around the world edge ever closer to regulating them, connoisseurs of blockchain bullshit are falling over themselves trying to buy digital highlights of basketball players from a platform called “NBA Top Shot”, in effect spending their money on a form of loot box…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Use Twitter ‘Spaces’ to Make Your Own Clubhouse

Twitter has been innovating through borrowing features from its competition lately. First it was “Fleets,” its own version of Snapchat stories, and now Twitter is taking on burgeoning social media app Clubhouse with its new “Spaces” feature.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Make Your Hashtags More Reader-Friendly

Communicating in the language of hashtags is an annoyingly universal aspect of social media. But if you’re using hashtags on your Instagram posts, tweets, or Facebook status updates, you should make sure they’re readable for people with visual and cognitive disabilities.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Change Your Default Music Player in iOS 14.5

It’s rare to see Apple add options to iOS that allow you to set the app you actually want to use to accomplish something as the default, rather than forcing you to use the official Apple app. And while I doubt you’ll ever be able to use anything other than the App Store to get […]

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