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CNET NewsMay 26, 2024
Best Memorial Day Home Security Sales: Upgrades on Doorbell Cams and Locks for Less - CNET
Protect your home with these Memorial Day home security deals on video doorbells, cams, smart locks and more.

Best Memorial Day Smart Home Deals: Save Big on Smart Hubs, Vacuums, Lights and More - CNET (CNET News)
Memorial Day Weekend Appliance Deals: Huge Savings on Refrigerators, Dishwashers, Microwaves and More - CNET (CNET News)

CNET NewsMay 26, 2024
Best Apple Memorial Day Sales: Score Super Savings on iPhones, iPads, Apple Accessories and More - CNET
Memorial Day shoppers can snag some noteworthy discounts on a variety of Apple products.

Big Memorial Day Deal: Grab a Free iPhone 15 Plus With a Freebie iPad or Apple Watch SE - CNET (CNET News)

CNET NewsMay 26, 2024
My Favorite Smart Lamp Is 40% Off on Amazon for Memorial Day - CNET
The fully customizable, feature-rich Govee Floor Lamp is down to its lowest price ever.

CNET NewsMay 26, 2024
Snag a Google Pixel 7 Pro for Only $400 at Woot This Memorial Day Weekend - CNET
It may be a generation old, but the Pixel 7 Pro is still a steal at $400.

Wired NewsMay 26, 2024
7 Best Google Assistant Speakers (2024): Smart Displays, Portable, and Soundbars
From smart displays to soundbars, Google's voice assistant comes in all shapes and sizes. Here are our favorites.

EngadgetMay 26, 2024
iPhone users may get AI-generated emoji and more app customization than ever with iOS 18
iOS 18 may inject a little more fun into the iPhone experience. In the Power On newsletter this week, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports that AI-generated emoji will be among the new features Apple shows off at WWDC next month. As if the current emoji library weren't overwhelming enough, Gurman writes that the company "is developing software that can create custom emojis on the fly, based on what users are texting." I, for one, cannot wait to see the cursed creations that are sure to come out of that one.

Apple is also reportedly making it so iPhone users will have more customization options for their apps and home screen, like the ability to change the color of app icons and arrange things more freely, rather than being locked into the grid layout. The latter especially would be a pretty big change for Apple, but surely a welcome one for any users who have been itching to get more creative with their home screen designs. Of course, these are still rumors, so don't take any of it as set in stone.

There's been a ton of talk about Apple's AI plans in the leadup to its annual developers conference, which kicks off on June 10, but rather than debut anything too flashy at this st

ResearchBuzzMay 26, 2024
Hospital Inspections, Humane AI Pin, TikTok, More: Sunday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 26, 2024
NEW RESOURCES Association of Health Care Journalists: AHCJ's Hospital Inspections site is back online with updates. "The Association of Health Care Journalists has revised and updated its Hospital Inspections website, which contains […]

Dam Safety, Google, TikTok, More: Sunday ResearchBuzz, May 26, 2024 (ResearchBuzz)

CNET How ToMay 26, 2024
On Sale for Memorial Day, This Rechargeable Mini Lantern Is Great for Camping or Emergencies - CNET
The BioLite Alpenglow Mini lantern is the perfect size for camping and emergency bags, and it's 25% off for Memorial Day.

CNET NewsMay 26, 2024
This Memorial Day, My Favorite Coffee Mug Warmer Is 25% Off - CNET
This mug warmer was already a great deal. Now at 25% off, it's an absolute steal.

CNET NewsMay 26, 2024
Grab the Anker Soundcore Bluetooth Speaker for $20 at Amazon This Memorial Day Weekend - CNET
Get big sound at the humble price of only $20 while this deal lasts.

CNET NewsMay 26, 2024
Save Almost 90% With This Memorial Day Microsoft Windows 11 Pro Deal - CNET
Microsoft's upgraded Pro variant of Windows is now only $25, but act fast as this deal is set to end soon.

CNET NewsMay 26, 2024
Best Memorial Day Deals Under $25: Spend a Little, Get a Lot This Weekend - CNET
Ready for killer savings? Stretch your dollar even further with these Memorial Day deals under $25.

CNET How ToMay 26, 2024
Best Fiber Internet Providers in Your Area - CNET
Is fiber internet available near you? CNET reveals the largest fiber providers in the US, where they offer service and how to tell if an ISP offers fiber.

CNET How ToMay 26, 2024
Keep Your Eyes Healthy With This Hidden iOS 17 Feature - CNET
Once enabled, this feature could alleviate eyestrain triggered by using your iPhone too much.

GizmodoMay 26, 2024
Friday the 13th's Co-Creator Thinks Its Studio is Afraid to Revive It
As old horror franchises have gotten new leases on life in recent years, more and more people have just wanted to know why Friday the 13th can't get the same treatment. While the series was kept semi-alive with a video game not too long ago, there hasn't been a new movie since the 2009 reboot. It sounds like even with…


CNET NewsMay 26, 2024
Charge All the Things With a $33 7-in-1 Anker Charging Station This Memorial Day - CNET
Turn one AC outlet into many charging options with this bargain power strip and charging station combo for just $33.

Wired NewsMay 25, 2024
9 Best Smart Speakers (2024): Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri
Chatty assistants from Amazon, Apple, and Google are popular. But which one is right for you?

ResearchBuzzMay 25, 2024
Maine Clean Energy Jobs, Google, Twitter, More: Saturday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 25, 2024
NEW RESOURCES State of Maine Governor's Energy Office: Maine Governor's Energy Office Launches Maine's First Clean Energy Job Board and Training Directory. "The Maine Governor's Energy Office (GEO) today launched the Maine […]

SlashDotMay 25, 2024
OpenAI Didn't Copy Scarlett Johansson's Voice for ChatGPT, Records Show

PC World Latest NewsMay 25, 2024
Get Microsoft Office 2021 for $50 through May

Rated 4.9/5 stars, this lifetime license offers instant delivery and download of the complete Microsoft Office suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Teams, Publisher, and Access. You'll get all the tools you need to process documents, crunch numbers, improve communication, create better presentations, and much more. Before you know it, you'll be able to work more efficiently on all kinds of projects and deliver better work.

Take advantage of this limited-time offer. Now through 11:59 pm PT on 5/31, you can get a lifetime license to Microsoft Office Professional 2021 for Windows for just $49.97 (reg. $219).

New York Times TechMay 25, 2024
TikTok's Latest Trend Has Parents Dancing Like It's the '80s
Videos of parents demonstrating their moves have been a surprise hit on a site where youth rules — perhaps because the trend isn't played for laughs.

CNET NewsMay 25, 2024
Save Big on the Best Walmart Memorial Day Sales Across TVs, Laptops, iPads and More - CNET
Here are the best Walmart Memorial Day deals to take advantage of before they're gone.

SlashDotMay 25, 2024
Elon Musk Says AI Could Eliminate Our Need to Work at Jobs

Elon Musk is reportedly planning an xAI supercomputer to power a better version of Grok (Engadget)

CNET How ToMay 25, 2024
Save Hundreds on Robot Vacuums, Scooters and More at Wellbots' Sitewide Memorial Day Sale - CNET
If you've been looking for fantastic tech gadgets at prices that won't break the bank, check out these Memorial Day deals at Wellbots.

Major GeeksMay 25, 2024
Klarna for Chrome and Android
Klarna (Formerly Piggy) is a Chrome extension and Android app that finds the best coupons and promotional codes and applies them automatically while you shop, saving you money. Klarna also offers Cash Back for qualifying stores. You earn money on qualifying sites. [License: Freeware | Requires: 11|10|8|7|Android|Linux | Size: 31 MB ]

SlashDotMay 25, 2024
Meta, Activision Sued By Parents of Children Killed in Last Year's School Shooting

EngadgetMay 25, 2024
Meta and Activision face lawsuit by families of Uvalde school shooting victims
The families of the shooting victims at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas have sued Call of Duty publisher Activision and Meta. They alleged that the companies "knowingly exposed the shooter to the weapon [he used], conditioned him to see it as the solution to his problems, and trained him to use it." The plaintiffs also accused the companies of "chewing up alienated teenage boys and spitting out mass shooters." 

In the lawsuit, the plaintiffs explained that the Uvalde shooter played Call of Duty, which featured an assault-style rifle made by gunmaker Daniel Defense. They also mentioned that he frequently visited Instagram, which advertised the gunmaker's products. The lawsuit claimed, as well, that Instagram gives gunmakers "an unsupervised channel to speak directly to minors, in their homes, at school, even in the middle of the night." It argued that the shooter was "a poor and isolated teenager" from small town Texas who only learned about AR-15s and set his sights on it, because he was exposed to the weapon from playing Call of Duty and visiting Instagram. In addition, it accused Meta of being more lenient towards firearms sellers than other users who break its rules. Meta prohibits the buying the selling of weapons and ammunition, but users can violate the policy 10 times before they'

EngadgetMay 25, 2024
Roomba robot vacuums are up to $425 off for Memorial Day
If you've been craving some help with cleaning, this Memorial Day Roomba sale may be up your alley. Wellbots has the iRobot Roomba Combo J9 , Engadget's favorite vacuum-mop combo, for $425 off. The machine not only cleans floors and carpets; its redesigned dock can automatically empty debris and refill it with mopping liquid. Use the exclusive code ENG425 to get iRobot's top-of-the-line combo cleaner for $974.

Although that's still a hefty price for a cleaning robot, you're getting a premium product in return. The Roomba Combo J9 has an upgraded motor and a four-stage cleaning system that takes multiple passes across your floors and carpets. This latest model, which arriv

CNET How ToMay 25, 2024
This 24,000-mAh Anker Power Bank Is Down to $110 ($90 With Prime) in This Amazon Memorial Day Deal - CNET
A free Amazon Prime trial will get you this Anker 737 power bank for just $90.

CNET How ToMay 25, 2024
Stream Netflix, Hulu and More: Top New TV Shows and Movies to Watch This Week - CNET
Here's what to stream for Memorial Day weekend and the week of May 27 to May 31.

CNET How ToMay 25, 2024
Best Memorial Day Sleep Deals: Save on Pillows, Comforters and Sheet Sets From Top-Rated Brands - CNET
Ready to give your bedding a summer upgrade? The best Memorial Day deals on sleep accessories are happening now.

SlashDotMay 25, 2024
Robotaxis Face 'Heightened Scrutiny' While the Industry Plans Expansion

Washington Post TechMay 24, 2024
Uvalde parents sue gunmaker, Call of Duty manufacturer and Meta
The attorney representing Uvalde families announced lawsuits against Meta, the manufacturer of the Call of Duty video games and the gunmaker Daniel Defense.

PC World Latest NewsMay 24, 2024
Windows 11's most-hyped new AI feature could be a privacy nightmare

Yet even before its launch, Microsoft Recall is already giving security experts indigestion. Underneath the futuristic shine, Recall comes with a potential massive hit to user privacy—and by extension, security. 

Here are the reasons for the unease, echoed by many security experts this week—and what you should do when you finally encounter Microsoft Recall in the wild.

1) It watches and records everything you do on your PC

New York Times TechMay 24, 2024
Elon Musk is Criticizing Biden On X More Ahead of 2024 Election
The billionaire owner of X has increasingly been using his social media platform to criticize President Biden for his health and immigration policies, according to a New York Times analysis.

ResearchBuzzMay 24, 2024
Maine Business Funding, Canada Climate Action, The Japan Times Weekly, More: Friday Afternoon ResearchBuzz, May 24, 2024
NEW RESOURCES State of Maine: Governor Mills Announces Launch of Maine Funding Network to Help Maine Businesses Explore & Secure Financing. "Governor Janet Mills today announced the launch of the Maine Funding […]

Mac RumorsMay 24, 2024
Best Apple Deals of the Week: iPads and Apple Watches See Record Low Prices Alongside Samsung Monitors
This week began with a sitewide sale on Samsung that will end this Sunday, and continued with great discounts on the M4 iPad Pro, 10th generation iPad, Apple Watch SE, and Apple Watch Ultra 2.

EngadgetMay 22, 2024
There's a new Vision show coming to Disney with Paul Bettany
Disney has greenlit a standalone show for Marvel's Vision, as reported by Variety. Paul Bettany will return to portray everyone's favorite android/synthezoid and reporting indicates that the story will pick up after the events of WandaVision. We have a long time to wait, however, as it won't air on the streaming platform until 2026.

This tracks with Disney CEO Bob Iger's recent announcement that it would start being much more picky when it comes to Marvel content. The current plan is to reduce the number of shows from four per year to two. 

As for Vision, it's not being helmed by Jacqueline Schaeffer, who created WandaVision. Showrunning duties fall to Terry Matalas. He created the criminally underrated 12 Monkeys TV show and acted as showrunner for the final season of Star Trek: Picard, which was miles better than those early seasons. Schaeffer was working on an earlier version of the concept before moving to the forthcoming spinoff Agatha All Along.

While the presence of Matalas may be good news for Marvel fans, it's bad news for Star Trek fans. Ever since the

PC World Latest NewsMay 22, 2024
Trend Micro Maximum Security review: Better alternatives exist

Price When Reviewed5 devices: $49.95/yr

Best Prices Today: Trend Micro Maximum Security Retailer Price

EngadgetMay 21, 2024
The Sonos Roam 2 fixes the original speaker's confusing button setup
Headphones aren't the only new product Sonos rolled out today. The company also refreshed its cheapest portable speaker, the Roam. The Sonos Roam 2 has the same audio as its 2021 predecessor but adds more streamlined controls and a quicker setup. The $179 speaker is available today.

Sonos says the Roam 2 "delivers the same rich, detailed sound and bass" as the original model, so owners of the first Roam would only notice some subtle quality-of-life upgrades. One is a separate power and Bluetooth button, which solves a common gripe from its predecessor about its multifunctional power / sleep / Bluetooth button. Customers found that the overloaded button was confusing and often led to accidentally triggering the wrong behavior.

The company says setup is also more straightforward in the Roam 2. The previous model required you to set up the speaker over Wi-Fi, so you couldn't quickly connect to Bluetooth until you'd gone through the (potentially cumbersome) process of pairing with a home network. That meant you couldn't buy the speaker and immediately use it on a day at the beach or camping. The Roam 2 lets you quickly connect your phone or other device over Bluetooth, so you don't have to mess with the much lengthier Wi-Fi setup until it's time to pair it with a Sonos home system.

ComputerWorldMar 22, 2024
A hidden new twist to a top Android Chrome trick
Hey. You. Yes, you — the one there with the moist eyeballs, staring at this suspiciously smudgy screen.

I want to let you in on a little secret. It's technically a two-part secret, as the first part is something incredibly useful that hardly anyone realizes is possible — and the second part is a completely new twist on that same concept that virtually no one knows about yet.

The concepts in question are both connected to Chrome and the timeless act of traipsing around this tumbleweed-laden web of ours. They give you an enchantingly easy way to peek in at a page without interrupting what you're doing or committing to fully opening it. And they're available now in two different but equally delightful environments.

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