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ExpressVPN’s Aircove Router Adds a VPN to Your Home Network

You use a VPN on your laptop because it’s easy. But setting up a VPN on the other devices in your home is too difficult, if not impossible. The new ExpressVPN Aircove router aims to solve this dilemma by providing a VPN for all connected devices with minimal setup. The Aircove is an interesting product. It’s a Wi-Fi 6 router ...

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NVIDIA Finally Unveils Its RTX 4000-Series GPUs

Every two years, NVIDIA treats us to new GPUs. 2018 was the year of the RTX 2000-series GPUs, while in 2020, the company introduced us to the RTX 3000-series with massive improvements over their predecessors. Now, it’s time for what’s next, as the company finally revealed the RTX 4000-series. NVIDIA announced its third-generation GeForce RTX GPUs, Ada Lovelace (Ada for ...

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Highly Anticipated Inventions That Totally Bombed Part 2

We’ve all had that moment of enlightenment. A moment when we thought of an invention or a startup idea that could make our (and everyone’s) life so much easier. Most of the time, we just hit “next episode” on Netflix and don’t do much about it, but that may not necessarily be a bad thing. car boat If you’ve seen ...

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Logitech Accidentally Leaks a Pair of Upcoming iPads

The 12.9-inch iPad Pro (5th generation) from 2021. Rumors suggest that Apple will show off new iPads and Macs in October. And now, Logitech has apparently leaked two of the upcoming iPads—the 6th generation iPad Pro 12.9-inch, and the 4th generation iPad Pro 11-inch. The new iPads are listed on the Logitech Crayon sales page (via 9to5Mac). As you may know, ...

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Teenager Hacks Uber for Fun, Threatens to Leak Source Code

A hacker appears to have breached Uber’s internal systems, gaining administrative access to its AWS, HackerOne, Google Workspace, Slack, vSphere, and financial accounts. The hacker, who claims to be 18 years old, tells The Washington Post that they may leak Uber’s source code “in a few months.” Uber is currently investigating the breach with help from the authorities. It has not ...

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Fighting Loneliness With Robotic Pets

Modern demographics show that nowadays, life expectancy is high and the childbirth rate is low. One of the more prominent effects of this situation is, sadly, loneliness among senior citizens. While nothing can truly replace human connection, new robotic pets might be able to relieve some of the loneliness the elderly experience on a daily basis. The only difference is ...

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Trashbots a Smart Waste Bin That’ll Change How You View Trash

When throwing our trash away, we simply chuck it into a black garbage bag under our sink. Sometimes, we have trash bins in our kitchen or even the bedroom for times we need to ditch random objects away. Bagging your kitchen scraps can be a hassle especially when you’re throwing away food that drips and is slightly rotten. With today’s ...

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Artemis 1 Moon Rocket Test: How to Watch and Why It Matters

Following years of delays, NASA’s Artemis 1 mission to test the Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft is happening soon. Here’s how to watch it, and why it matters. Update, 8/29/22: The initial Artemis 1 launch was cancelled, due to an engine bleed problem. NASA has not yet stated when it will attempt another launch. The article as it was ...

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How a Smart Car Glitch Led to Free Burgers

In April 2020, electric car manufacturer Tesla released a new feature called “Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control” to assist drivers of the pricey vehicles reacting to stop signs and traffic lights. Electrek states that drivers who decided to try out this new autopilot feature, which is admittedly still in its “beta testing” phase, began reporting a hilarious glitch in ...

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