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What can you do with a $200-ish mini-PC with plenty of power, tons of ports, and very few limitations? Jim Salter Odyssey (left) is significantly larger than the ARM based Odroid XU4 (right). It’s also significantly more powerful and expandable. Jim Salter The clear lid on Odyssey’s re_computer case lifts off for easy access, using …

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More than a decade has passed since researchers demonstrated serious privacy and and security holes in satellite-based Internet services. The weaknesses allowed attackers to snoop on and sometimes tamper with data received by millions of users thousands of miles away. You might expect that in 2020—as satellite Internet has grown more popular—providers would have fixed …

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Zoombombers today disrupted a court hearing involving the Florida teen accused of masterminding a takeover of high-profile Twitter accounts, forcing the judge to stop the hearing. “During the hearing, the judge and attorneys were interrupted several times with people shouting racial slurs, playing music, and showing pornographic images,” ABC Action News in Tampa Bay wrote. A …

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The Galaxy Z Fold 2. Samsung The front display is way bigger. Samsung The inner display loses the notch, opting instead for a hole-punch display. Samsung The black version. Samsung The bottom edge has a USB-C port and speaker. Samsung The two-handed opening procedure. Samsung The spine of the phone, which is still very thick. …

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Samsung It has been two full years since the release of Samsung’s Galaxy Watch, and today we’re finally getting a proper followup with the announcement of the Galaxy Watch 3. If you’ve been paying attention to leaks and rumors, you’ve known for at least a few months that this refresh was coming, and with leaks …

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Samsung’s latest true wireless earbuds: the Galaxy Buds Live. Samsung They have a peculiar “bean”-shaped design that doesn’t protrude from the ear. Samsung As you can see here. Samsung They come in a trio of colors. Samsung Samsung rates them as getting 6-8 hours of battery life, depending on how heavily you use their active …

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The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (bronze) and Note 20 (green). The lineup of Note 20 Ultra (left) and Note 20 (right) colors. Samsung The Note 20 Ultra and Note 20. This gives you an idea of the size difference. Samsung The front and back of the Note 20 Ultra. (The rest of these pictures are …

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Enlarge / Twitter drama erupted over the weekend when a much-beloved online persona supposedly died of COVID-19 complications—only to be exposed as a fake account/catfishing scheme by controversial neuroscientist and #MeTooSTEM founder BethAnn McLaughlin. A segment of science Twitter was rocked over the weekend by the discovery that a long-standing, pseudonymous online member had died …

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The National Security Agency is recommending that some government workers and people generally concerned about privacy turn off find-my-phone, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth whenever those services are not needed, as well as limit location data usage by apps. “Location data can be extremely valuable and must be protected,” an advisory published on Tuesday stated. “It can …