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Signal Founder Hacks Cellebrite’s Phone Hacking Tools
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 11:30:23 +0000

The Israeli firm recently bragged that it has helped law enforcement retrieve data from the encrypted Signal chat app. Well, Signal founder Moxie Marlinspike had something to say about that.

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Even Renting a Scalping Bot Doesn’t Guarantee You’ll Land a GPU
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 19:42:53 +0000
AMD's new RTX 6700 XT. Open for business, if you can find one.

Haunted by the idea that refusing to pay hundreds of bucks for a scalping bot means you won't get a new GPU? Good news! Buying one doesn't necessarily help.

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ET Deals: Dell Vostro 15 5502 Intel Core i7-1165G7 Laptop for $899, Arcade1Up X-Men VS Street Fighter Arcade Cabinet for $349
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 19:11:44 +0000

Today you can take home one of Dell's Vostro 15 5502 laptops with an Intel Core i7 processor and a remarkable discount that drops its price by nearly half. There's also a discount on a retro arcade cabinet that comes loaded with classic X-Men arcade games.

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Perseverance Rover Extracts Breathable Oxygen From Martian Atmosphere
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 17:03:29 +0000

This has the potential to change how we explore Mars and the rest of the solar system.

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This Refurbished Dell Latitude Touchscreen Laptop Is On Sale For Over 30 Percent Off
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 16:37:40 +0000

The Dell Latitude 13.3” Laptop Core i5, 8GB RAM 256GB SSD - Black (Refurbished) is now on sale for just $799.99, a significant saving of $399.01 off the of $1,199.

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Microsoft’s DirectStorage Will Support PCIe 3.0, All DX12-Capable Hardware
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 14:01:39 +0000

Microsoft has shared some details on how its DirectStorage standard will allow PCs to support the same kind of texture streaming available on Xbox Series S|X and the PlayStation 5.

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Google Releases Third and Final Android 12 Developer Preview
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 12:17:27 +0000

As with the last several versions, this build focuses on behind-the-scenes changes that will make life easier for developers. You can install it on supported devices if you want, but you might want to wait a few more weeks for the beta. 

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Apple’s M1 Positioning Mocks the Entire x86 Business Model
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 11:03:04 +0000
Apple's new M1 SoC

Apple is positioning its M1 quite differently from any CPU Intel or AMD has released. The long-term impact on the PC market could be significant.

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ET Alienware Deals: Dell Alienware Core i7 and RTX 30 Gaming Laptop for $1,499, RTX 3080 Model for $2,599
Wed, 21 Apr 2021 20:03:21 +0000

If you've been searching for a gaming PC then today you're in luck; several of Dell's high-end Alienware gaming laptops  are on sale with hundreds marked off their retail price.

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Shockingly, Only Google Likes Google’s Tracking Cookie Alternative
Wed, 21 Apr 2021 17:24:38 +0000

Mozilla, Microsoft, DuckDuckGo, and many others have said they won't support FLoC, but Google might not need them to forge ahead. 

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