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iCloud for Windows Is Corrupting Some People’s Videos

Apple’s “it just works” mantra applies to both its products and software, but sometimes, it doesn’t quite work. And in the case of the Windows version of iCloud, things seem to be seriously struggling — some people’s videos are being corrupted. According to a few reports, videos recorded with the iPhone 13 Pro or iPhone 14 Pro and then synced ...

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Seagate Made Star Wars Hard Drives for Your Rebel Secrets

There are plenty of choices for the best external hard drives (HDDs) or best external solid state drives (SSDs), but most of them don’t have a Star Wars theme. Seagate wants to fix that with three new external drives, coming to a rebel trading outpost near you. Seagate has announced three more 2TB external hard drives in its FireCuda lineup, each with ...

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Tesla is Recalling Over 300,000 Vehicles

Tesla is no stranger to issues and recalls. The EV-only car company might be one of the biggest as far as its market cap goes, but so far this year, it has issued a total of 18 recalls over various issues. Now, you can make that 19, as Tesla is recalling over 300,000 cars over a taillight issue. In a ...

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Acer’s New Aspire 3 Looks Like an Excellent Budget Laptop

There has been a noticeable trend with laptops over the past few years: you don’t have to compromise as much with budget models anymore. Acer has now released a series of laptops that deliver performance without breaking the bank: the new Aspire 3. Acer has started selling an updated Aspire 3 laptop lineup, with one of the models now available ...

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YouTube Now Has an Intro Sound, Like Netflix

When you watch a movie or a show on Netflix, you can always hear Netflix‘s iconic chime before it begins. It has no purpose other than serving as an auditive cue letting you know you’re watching Netflix, but it’s neat. YouTube is also adding a jingle of its own, hoping it becomes similarly iconic. YouTube has announced that now, when ...

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Shutterstock Teams Up with DALLE-2 to Sell AI-Generated Images

Instead of fighting AI-generated art, Shutterstock will embrace it. The company is expanding its Shutterstock.AI platform with DALLE-2 integration, and it will compensate artists when their work is utilized by image-generating AI. This business model should make AI-generated images more accessible. Instead of creating an account on the OpenAI website or using an AI through some Discord channel, businesses and ...

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Here’s Why NASA Just Crashed a Spacecraft Into an Asteroid

One of the most common doomsday scenarios is an asteroid crashing into Earth. That’s what (probably) killed the dinosaurs, after all. We’re not in immediate danger of getting killed by an asteroid, but NASA still tried knocking out a random passing space rock — and it was successful in doing so. NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or DART for short, reached ...

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Excel Has a New Feature for Speeding up Spreadsheets

Microsoft Excel spreadsheets can have thousands of cells for storing data, which can slow down your PC — even if there’s no visible data in many of the cells. Thankfully, Microsoft is rolling out a new feature to improve spreadsheet performance. Microsoft mentioned in a recent blog post that empty cells with leftover formatting and style information can often slow ...

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Someone Already Copied the iPhone 14 Pro’s Dynamic Island

It’s almost a given that when Apple does something, at least some Android manufacturers will follow suit and try to imitate it. We just didn’t expect it to happen this quickly. Just two weeks after the iPhone 14 Pro debuted, we already have Android phones imitating its looks. Xiaomi has begun teasing its Civi 2 smartphone, a follow-up to the ...

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