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Enlarge / A Charter Spectrum vehicle. Charter is killing its home-security service and telling customers that security devices they’ve purchased will stop working once the service is shut down on February 5. The impending shutdown and customers’ anger at Charter—a cable company also known by the brand name “Spectrum”—has been widely reported over the past month. …

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The 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro. Samuel Axon A full view of the reduced bezels and tweaked keyboard. Samuel Axon It still comes with four Thunderbolt ports and one headphone jack—no more, no less. Samuel Axon The Touch ID button is now separated from the Touch Bar. Samuel Axon Arrow keys now have an inverted T …

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The front and back of the PinePhone. This photo has side views. A real picture of the PinePhone in its shipping box. The PinePhone with the back peeled off. Here you can see the six gold pogo pins at the top, along with the six dip switches. A factory full of PinePhones. This crazy adapter …

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This is not how thermal paste should be applied. We’re not entirely sure if Cooler Master is serious about the “parents” angle, but the spade tip applicator looks pretty boss, to be honest. For decades, thermal paste instructions have told us to use credit cards to spread the paste. You ever tried cleaning that gunk …

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Enlarge / The “App” section of the Chrome Web Store. Chrome’s Packaged Apps have been a dead platform for a while now, after a 2016 announcement that the “App” section of Chrome’s Web store would be pulled from Windows, Mac, and Linux, leaving Chrome OS as the only supported OS. Today, Google announced that the last …

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Enlarge / Mozilla’s office in San Francisco. Mozilla has laid off 70 people, TechCrunch reports. It’s a significant move for an organization that employs around 1,000 people worldwide. “You may recall that we expected to be earning revenue in 2019 and 2020 from new subscription products as well as higher revenue from sources outside of …

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Enlarge / It still takes a connoisseur to spot the differences between Chromium-based Edge and Google Chrome at a glance. Jim Salter As of Wednesday, January 15, Microsoft will begin pushing its new, Chromium-based version of the Edge browser to Windows 10 Home and Pro users. We covered the beta version of Chromium-based Edge in …

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The front of the rack-mountable Mac Pro. The back of the rack-mountable Mac Pro. Inside the Mac Pro. Another side inside the Mac Pro. Apple has begun selling the rack-mounted variant of its Mac Pro desktop computer. The tower version launched about a month ago, but the rack version is currently showing ship dates ranging …

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The Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G. We’re getting pretty wordy with these 5G phone names again. When turned on, you can make out that smaller hole punch camera at the top. The back, complete with the new rectangular camera array. After the recent leak of live pictures of Samsung’s next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S20, more …

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The iPhone XR’s Smart Battery case in black. The iPhone XR’s Smart Battery case in white. Apple The iPhone XS’ Smart Battery Case in black. Apple The iPhone XS’ Smart Battery Case in white. Apple The iPhone XS Max’s Smart Battery Case in black. Apple The iPhone XS Max’s Smart Battery Case in white. Apple …