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American Gadget News for 12 May 2021

Windows Holographic 21H1Windows 10’s first major feature update of the year is already being prepared for rollout but it seems that the HoloLens 2 is getting dibs on its own major update before PCs. In fact, this update... might be even more feature-packed than Windows 10’s May 2021 update itself. Windows Holographic version 21H1 is now available for download and it finally …
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Trump Is a Low-Ratings,Did you know that former edgelord president Donald J. Trump is now an edgelord blogger? Most people do not, evidently. Operation: Blog, aka "From the Desk of Donald J. Trump," launched last Tuesday.... In the meantime, Trump has posted 19 times, beginning with an Armageddon-inspired trailer ending with the message "SAVE...
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A Hacker Gang Has Been TryingA ransomware gang, Babuk Locker, has been attempting to extort the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington D.C. for $4 million, but negotiations between the cops and the criminals recently... collapsed, leaked documents appear to show.
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Google Pay international sendGoogle recently retired its old Google Pay app and with it the ability to send and receive money, at least on that old app and website. To make up for that, Google is announcing a new feature in... Google Pay that expands that money transfer feature beyond the borders of the US. Unfortunately, as it stands, it’s a one-way street …
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Twitter Censors, ThenTwitter said Tuesday night that the abrupt suspension of a Palestinian journalist's account had been in error, but refused to clarify what content its system flagged as a violation of its policies.
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Phase 3 MDMA trial finds hugeThe Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) has announced the results of a Phase 3 trial involving MDMA-assisted therapy for people suffering from chronic and severe PTSD. The... results were ‘highly statistically significant,’ according to MAPS, which reports that 67-percent of the participants who underwent three of these MDMA-assisted therapy sessions saw enough improvement that they no longer met the …
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Untitled Earth Sim 64 Asks:Imagine learning all of a sudden that your suspicions are on target, and the Earth as you know it is actually a computer simulation. Absolutely nothing is real. What would you do? That's the question... posed by sci-fi comedy short Untitled Earth Sim 64.
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Smithsonian shows off its newThe Smithsonian Institution is now home to a life-size X-Wing aircraft prop from one of the Star Wars movies. Though you can’t yet see it in person — it won’t be unveiled until next year — the... museum has shared an image of the massive prop, which has a wingspan of 37-feet. The X-Wing was acquired from LucasFilm division Industrial …
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Destiny 2 Cross-Play goes liveMMOs have never really gone away but they have definitely moved on from cookie-cutter RPGs. Some of the most popular ones like Destiny 2 do have RPG elements but focus more heavily on the cooperative... and competitive aspects of gameplay. As massive as these worlds may be, however, some of them are still confined within the worlds of their respective …
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Vizio makes nearly as muchVizio monetizes its cheap smart TVs and free video options by collecting viewer data and selling ads.
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Google Docs performanceThere was a point in time when the war between Google, Microsoft, and even Apple was just over productivity suites. While Microsoft Office probably still reigns in that market, Google Docs and its... siblings have definitely eaten a large chunk of that pie, partly thanks to being browser-based as well as the surging popularity of Chromebooks. The platform’s age, however, …
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If You Didn't Watch TheseOkay, admittedly, unlike the Holy Grail, watching these Indiana Jones movie trailers celebrating the franchise's long-awaited jump into 4K ultra high-definition is not going to grant you eternal life,... but boy howdy do they look good.
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Tourists can now get COVID-19If you’re traveling through Romania and you haven’t yet been vaccinated, you now have the opportunity to get the COVID-19 vaccine and a fun story to go along with it. Officials in Romania have... turned the popular tourist attraction into a vaccination site, offering visitors the opportunity to get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for free during their trip. Bran Castle, …
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Smart home networking standardOpen smart home standard Project Connected Home over IP (CHIP) is now known as Matter.
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Open Channel: Which MonsterOver the course of the next few weeks, billions of cicadas will emerge from the ground to swarm across chunks of the eastern U.S. to eat, mate, sing, and remind everyone what a powerful force insects... can be en masse. Though there's a certain majesty to cicada swarms whenever they burst out of the earth, they can also...
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