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Typing my way down the mechanical keyboard rabbit hole with the Drop CTRL

Customizable, mechanical keyboards can be an expensive niche—this is a nice entry point. It's a beauty: The Drop CTRL keyboard [credit: Iljitsch.....»»

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Rocket Report: SpaceX explains landing failure, more on New Glenn delays

"The level of detail that we get is remarkable, how good the forecast is." Enlarge / In mid-February, a Falcon 9 launch was successful, but the first stage failed to land. (credit: SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 3.35 of the Rocket Report! There is.....»»

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Rocket Report: SpaceX explains landing failure, More on New Glenn delays

"The level of detail that we get is remarkable, how good the forecast is." Enlarge / In mid-February a Falcon 9 launch was successful, but the first stage failed to land. (credit: SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 3.35 of the Rocket Report! There is.....»»

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Chairs Technica: We review two new models from Anda Seat

We liked the Anda Fnatic so much, we're reviewing two new models as well. Last October, we reviewed a pair of gaming / home office chairs—Secretlab's Omega and Anda Seat's more explicitly gaming-themed Fnatic. After several weeks of dai.....»»

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Grab a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller for $10 off today

Dealmaster also has deals on portable hard drives, our 2020 GOTY, and more. Enlarge (credit: Ars Technica) Today's Dealmaster is headlined by a nifty $10 discount on Nintendo's Switch Pro Controller, as the gamepad is currently available for $.....»»

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Arizona House advances bill targeting Apple, Google mobile app stores

The Arizona bill has already gotten farther than a similar one in ND did. Enlarge / The Arizona State Capitol museum, flanked by the House of Representatives building (R) and a cactus (L). (credit: mixmotive | Getty Images) The Arizona state.....»»

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Apple clarifies iOS default music app feature, and it’s not what people thought

The widely reported beta feature was misunderstood. Enlarge / Siri in iOS 14. (credit: Samuel Axon) Over the past few weeks, there have been several reports (including one of our own) on a feature found in recent beta releases of iOS 14.5 that.....»»

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Self-driving startups are becoming an endangered species

Commercializing self-driving technology is taking longer than many expected. Enlarge / A Voyage vehicle at the Villages in Florida. (credit: Voyage) Bloomberg reports that Cruise, a self-driving company jointly owned by GM and Honda, is in tal.....»»

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Valve scraps revamped Artifact, dumps free, unfinished “2.0” version on Steam

Rebuilt game had been in closed beta for one year before Valve pulled the plug today. Enlarge / Two posters, two free end-of-life games. (credit: Valve) The weird, woeful, and nearly redemptive development of Valve's digital card game Artifact.....»»

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US roads got more dangerous in 2020 even though we stayed at home

Preliminary data puts the death toll at 42,060, with 4.8 million people injured. Enlarge / Close-up of a red stop sign after a traffic accident. The sign is heavily scratched and dented. Many vehicle accidents are attributed to drunk driving in.....»»

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Meet Maxwell’s gambling demon—smart enough to quit while it’s ahead

Physicists even demonstrated the basic principle in a nanoscale electronic device. Enlarge / In a new version of the classic 19th-century thought experiment, Maxwell’s demon plays the role of a gambler who knows when to quit while it's ahead......»»

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Bitflips when PCs try to reach windows.com: What could possibly go wrong?

Researcher obtains 14 bitsquatted domains and gets a flood of traffic. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Bitflips are events that cause individual bits stored in an electronic device to flip, turning a 0 to a 1 or vice versa. Cosmic radiation and.....»»

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Windows.com bitsquatting hack can wreak “unknown havoc” on PCs

Researcher obtains 14 bitsquatted domains and gets a flood of traffic. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Bit flips are events that cause individual bits stored in an electronic device to flip, turning a 0 to a 1 or vice versa. Cosmic radiation an.....»»

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100Mbps uploads and downloads should be US broadband standard, senators say

Pandemic showed that "upload speeds far greater than 3Mbps are critical." Enlarge / Illustration of fiber-optic cables. (credit: Getty Images | Tetra Images) Four US senators today called on the Biden administration to establish a "21st centur.....»»

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SpaceX Starlink factory in Texas will speed up production of Dishy McFlatface

Austin factory to create systems that improve SpaceX's high-volume manufacturing. Enlarge / The SpaceX Starlink satellite dish partway through a teardown. (credit: Ken Keither) SpaceX says it is building a factory in Austin, Texas, to design s.....»»

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The Realme GT 5G is the world’s cheapest Snapdragon 888 phone

$430 for a Snapdragon 888, a 120 Hz OLED display, and speedy 65 W charging. The Realme GT 5G. [credit: Realme ].....»»

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SpaceX plans Texas factory to help make Starlink dishes and Wi-Fi routers

Austin factory to create systems that improve SpaceX's high-volume manufacturing. Enlarge / The SpaceX Starlink satellite dish partway through a teardown. (credit: Ken Keither) SpaceX says it is building a factory in Austin, Texas to design sy.....»»

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Loop Hero review: I’ve somehow gotten hooked on an RPG that plays itself

Think of it as the ultimate game to play on a second monitor. Enlarge (credit: Devolver Digital / Four Quarters) I cannot think of a single YouTube trailer that would do the addictive, compelling new video game Loop Hero an iota of justice. Th.....»»

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Researchers build a swimming robot that works in the Mariana Trench

New muscles and electronics setup were needed for the crushing pressures. Enlarge (credit: NPG Press) Remotely operated vehicles have changed how we explore and exploit the ocean. They can operate for far longer than human-occupied vehicles, g.....»»

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New Nintendo Switch production to begin in June, will be 4K when docked

Bloomberg report locks down details about new OLED panel supply chain. Enlarge / Ars' Kyle Orland tries out the Nintendo Switch in its portable mode. (credit: Jennifer Hahn / Ars Technica) Nintendo's next Switch hardware revision has long been.....»»

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