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  • Google app suite costs as much as $40 per phone in the EU October 19, 2018
    After news earlier this week that Google was going to make sweeping changes to how it licenses Android within the European Union, The Verge now has the prices Google is going to charge. EU countries are divided into three tiers, with the highest fees coming in the UK, Sweden, Germany, Norway, and the Netherlands. In those countries, a device with a pixel den […]
  • High-res graphics on a text-only TRS-80 October 19, 2018
    From the Byte Cellar: What inspired me to pull the Model 4 down off the shelf were a number of tweets from telnet BBS pals showing the system being put to great use logged into various systems across the web. Some of the screenshots showed the machine rendering ANSI "graphics" onscreen and I looked into it. As I suspected, the stock Model 4 is not […]
  • Tim Cook demands Bloomberg retracts spy chips story October 19, 2018
    Apple CEO Tim Cook, in an interview with BuzzFeed News, went on the record for the first time to deny allegations that his company was the victim of a hardware-based attack carried out by the Chinese government. And, in an unprecedented move for the company, he called for a retraction of the story that made this claim. I have zero reason to believe anything […]

MakeUseOf

  • 5 Printable Productivity Planners and Templates to Get Things Done October 20, 2018
    Technology is great, but sometimes you need the feel of pen on paper. These printable planners and sheets will help you get things done without needing an app or computer. There is a simplicity to printable planners that apps can’t match. These are more flexible, and they don’t send you notifications that distract you from what needs to be done. Plus, there […]
    Mihir Patkar
  • The 4 Best Budget Gaming Headsets for Under $25 October 19, 2018
    A few years ago, finding a decent gaming headset under $100 was tough. At best, you’d have to sacrifice tons of features and sound quality for an uncomfortable hunk of junk. But now there are all kinds of headsets for gamers on a budget, and many of them aren’t that bad—much better than what used to be available, that’s for sure. You just have to know where […]
    Joel Lee
  • How to Password Protect and Encrypt a Flash Drive: 5 Easy Methods October 19, 2018
    An encrypted USB flash drive is the safest way to carry sensitive files. Unfortunately, you cannot password protect your entire USB flash drive, like you can password protect your PC or phone. Secure tools all work with encryption. Unless you want to invest in an encrypted flash drive with hardware encryption, you can use freeware applications to achieve a s […]
    Tina Sieber

MacRumors

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls on Bloomberg to Retract Supply Chain Hack Story: 'There's No Truth to This' October 19, 2018
    For the first time since Bloomberg published a highly controversial story suggesting Chinese spies planted microchips in Supermicro server motherboards Apple used in its iCloud facilities, Apple CEO Tim Cook has gone on the record to vehemently deny the claims. In an interview with BuzzFeed News, Cook said there is "no truth" to the story about App […]
    Juli Clover
  • Jony Ive Discusses His Team's Move to Apple Park, Remains Tight-Lipped About Prospects of Apple Car October 19, 2018
    Apple's design chief Jony Ive sat down for an interview over lunch with Financial Times reporter Nicholas Foulkes earlier this month, discussing a wide range of topics, including the Apple Watch, Apple Park, and prospects of an Apple Car. Jony Ive portrait via Financial Times Questioned on why Apple's design team was among the last to move into the […]
    Joe Rossignol
  • Some iPhone XR Models Start Selling Out October 19, 2018
    iPhone XR pre-orders kicked off at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time, and just a half hour after orders went live, some colors started selling out and became unavailable for launch day delivery in the United States. Right now, some yellow and PRODUCT(RED) iPhone XR models from T-Mobile won't ship out for one to two weeks, delivering in November instead of on Octo […]
    Juli Clover

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