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New ‘twist’ on ultrafast wireless communication sets stage for 6G signals

‘Dead zones’ and glitchy WiFi connections could be a thing of the past thanks to terahertz waves, scientists say PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Few things are more frustrating for remote workers than the moment a wireless signal suddenly drops from their laptops. In an instant, their video call freezes, emails won’t send, and they’re left frustrated and disconnected. We’ve all been ...

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Star Trek’s Holodeck becomes reality thanks to ChatGPT and video game technology

PHILADELPHIA — Remember the holodeck from “Star Trek: The Next Generation”? That virtual reality room aboard the Enterprise that could create any kind of environment you could dream up, from alien jungles to the residence of Sherlock Holmes — using nothing but voice commands? It might have been an invention of the 24th century on television, but researchers at the University ...

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7 Best Android Phones On The Market

In the vast world of smartphones, choosing the right Android device can be a daunting task. Whether you’re a die-hard cameramaniac, a battery life champion, or a budget-conscious buyer, there’s a perfect Android phone out there with the specs and features to match your needs. We’ve explored the latest offerings to identify the best Android phones across various categories, so ...

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Lighting ‘blind spot’ discovery paves way for more efficient OLED TVs and phones

DURHAM, United Kingdom — Researchers have uncovered a new light pathway that promises to significantly enhance the efficiency of our TV and phone screens. This breakthrough involves a novel approach toward creating brighter, more efficient, and more stable blue organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), which are crucial components in most modern smartphones and televisions. These devices depend on the light emitted ...

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Five Films That Explored the Future of Technology

While movies are the ultimate form of escapism, they can also tell us some haunting truths about the way that technology can evolve – and the great and terrible things that come with it. Here are five of the best films that deal with technological advancements, both real and fictional. Five Films That Explored the Future of Technology / Shutterstock ...

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Say Goodbye to Windows’ Default Mail and Calendar Apps

Microsoft’s classic Mail and Calendar apps will be retired in 2024. These apps are being replaced by the new, web-based version of Outlook that Microsoft offers for free. If you use the basic Mail and Calendar apps in Windows 11, you’ll soon see a prompt asking you to try Outlook. Understandably, some people are attached to Windows’ Mail and Calendar apps. ...

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Proton’s Subscriptions Are Going Up in Price

If you’re looking for a comprehensive tech subscription, Proton’s is one of the best you can get. The premium version gives you expanded access to multiple services, including Proton VPN, as well as expanded storage and other additions. Now, though, it’s going up in price. Proton has announced that it’s changing the price of its monthly VPN subscription from $9.99 ...

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ChatGPT Just Added New Features and Lowered API Prices

OpenAI has continued to work on updates for ChatGPT, with a new GPT-4 language model and plugins now in public testing. The company just announced other changes, aimed at making GPT-3 and GPT-4 more useful. OpenAI has released new versions of its two primary language models — GPT-3.5 Turbo (the default for ChatGPT) and GPT-4 (available in Bing Chat and ...

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You Can Now Buy the 15-Inch MacBook Air and New Pro Macs

Apple’s yearly WWDC events are usually focused on software, but this year, the company announced several new Mac models alongside the Apple Vision Pro headset. Now you can buy the new Mac models, like the 15-inch MacBook Air. Apple announced a total of three new Macs during the main keynote. We have the new 15-inch MacBook Air, the new M2 Mac ...

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2021) review: Can’t put it down

We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › I had been trying to finish The Way of Kings, Brandon Sanderson’s 1,250+ page fantasy epic, for roughly two years before I started my review for Amazon’s latest Kindle Paperwhite. However, just a week and a half into my review period, ...

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