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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7+ are up to $150 off at Microsoft right now

It’s hard to find an Android slate worthy of even being compared to Apple’s incredibly successful and well-reviewed iPad Pro family, but perhaps more annoyingly, the very few devices that can actually hold their own in a head-to-head battle are usually ridiculously overpriced. Samsung’s recently released Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7+, for instance, normally…

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Best Walmart deals on Prime Day: smartphones, smartwatches, TVs and others

Prime day was created by Amazon as a sort of Summer Black Friday but this year even that got messed up. Now that it’s almost here, other major retailers are using the hype around it to cash in with discounts on their own. Which, of course, is great of us consumers. Who doesn’t want to…

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Undocumented backdoor that covertly takes snapshots found in kids’ smartwatch

A popular smartwatch designed exclusively for children contains an undocumented backdoor that makes it possible for someone to remotely capture camera snapshots, wiretap voice calls, and track locations in real time, a researcher said. The X4 smartwatch is marketed by Xplora, a Norway-based seller of children’s watches. The device, which sells for about $200, runs…

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Yesterday’s corporate network design isn’t working for working from home

  The Future of Collaboration We’re 10 months into 2020, and businesses are still making adjustments to the new realities of large-scale telework (which, if you’re not in the IT biz, is just a fancy term for “working from not in the office”). In the Before Times, telework was an interesting idea that tech companies…

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Judge denies request to force Fortnite back on iOS App Store pending trial

Enlarge / Artist’s conception of competing lawyers from Apple and Epic Game focusing their legal arguments on the court. Metaphorically, of course. Epic vs. Apple/Google View more stories Apple can continue to block Epic Games’ Fortnite from the iOS App Store as the parties move to a trial, Federal District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers said…

Engineering a battery fast enough to make recharging like refueling

Enlarge / Layers of phosphorene sheets form black carbon. Right now, electric vehicles are limited by the range that their batteries allow. That’s because recharging the vehicles, even under ideal situations, can’t be done as quickly as refueling an internal combustion vehicle. So far, most of the effort on extending the range has been focused…

NY Comic-Con: the Dark Man cometh in first trailer for The Stand miniseries

NY Comic-Con: the Dark Man cometh in first trailer for The Stand miniseries

The Stand is widely considered to be among King’s best work and now The Stand miniseries is coming soon, with a sprawling cast of characters and multiple storylines. It’s also his longest, with the 1990 Complete and Uncut Edition surpassing even It in page count. King has said he wanted to write an epic dark…