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This is the new Mac Pro. Samuel Axon And here’s a rear view. Samuel Axon Let’s zoom in to see some of the ports in this configuration. Samuel Axon There’s more to see at the bottom. Samuel Axon On top, you’ll notice a couple more ports, a power button, and this handle. When you grab …

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Enlarge / You want receipts? I got receipts. Jim Salter As of this morning, Linux network stack maintainer David Miller has committed the WireGuard VPN project into the Linux “net-next” source tree. Miller maintains both net and net-next—the source trees governing the current implementation of the Linux kernel networking stack and the implementation of the next Linux …

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Enlarge / Machine learning is really good at turning pictures of normal things into pictures of eldritch horrors. Jim Salter Artificial Intelligence—or, if you prefer, Machine Learning—is today’s hot buzzword. Unlike many buzzwords have come before it, though, this stuff isn’t vaporware dreams—it’s real, it’s here already, and it’s changing your life whether you realize …

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Enlarge / USAF Boeing B-52H Stratofortress taking-off with undercarriage retracting and trailing-edge wing flaps lowered at the 1998 Fairford Royal International Air Tattoo RIAT. Glenn House and his colleagues spent more than four years making a new toilet for the B-1 Lancer. The challenge wasn’t fitting the john into the cockpit (it went behind the …

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Enlarge / The Handmaid’s Tale, a Hulu original series. The long, give-and-take saga of 4K streaming on Hulu continues with the addition of 4K streaming for supported Roku devices. Hulu also added 5.1 surround sound capabilities on Roku. The Disney-owned streaming platform updated its user-facing help pages with the information sometime in the past few …

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iRobot Ars Holiday 2019 View more stories We could all use a little more help around our home, and luckily now there’s a lot of tech that can lend a hand. So that’s where we’re looking for our latest holiday gift guide. There are a plethora of smart home devices that can do everything from …

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Enlarge / From left to right: iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max. Samuel Axon Earlier this week, security reporter Brian Krebs published a story explaining that Apple’s latest iPhones (iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro) periodically check the user’s location even if the user disables location services individually for each and every …

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The Motorola One Hyper. That is a whole lot of screen. The back features a rear fingerprint reader and two cameras. A side view, which offers a look at the camera bump. Motorola has what might be the best-looking mid-range smartphone with the “Motorola One Hyper,” a $400 phone with flagship touches like an all-screen …

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This Eero kit consists of three Eero routers, rather than the less-expensive one-router-and-two-Beacon kits. Jim Salter Eero is neither particularly lovely nor unlovely in our opinion. But its all-white all-glossy finish is decidedly difficult to photograph. Jim Salter This is the back of Eero. The two Ethernet jacks auto-sense whether they’re connected to WAN or …