The weekend’s best deals: Apple MacBooks, Samsung Galaxy Watch 5, 4K TVs, and more

Ars Technica

It’s the weekend, which means it’s time for another Dealmaster. Our latest roundup of the best tech deals from around the web includes Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 5, the company’s speedy T7 portable SSD, solid options for TVs in a range of sizes from TCL, LG, and Samsung, and…

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This Week in Apps: Google goes visual, Twitter copies TikTok, OG app drama

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. Global app spending reached $65 billion in the first half of 2022, up only slightly from the $64.4 billion during the same period in 2021, as hypergrowth fueled by the pandemic has diminished.

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Experts pinpoint a Go-based malware, Chaos

Researchers at the Black Lotus Labs pinpoint a new multifunctional Go-based malware named Chaos.
It is designed to work across several architectures, including ARM, Intel (i386), MIPS, and PowerPC along with Windows and Linux.
The team also found out that the malware is using China-based…

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Viva Engage – Microsoft Adoption

Build meaningful relationships at work with Viva Engage.
Create and join employee communities
Join the discussion, @mention coworkers, and have conversations across teams and departments. Bring leaders and employees together for townhalls and virtual events that include video and Q&A….

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Apple Car is never gonna happen

Talking about whether or not the Apple Car is ever gonna happen generally makes me grumpy. Do I want an Apple Car? Yes, probably. I can see myself driving (or being driven by) a sleek silver or all-white electric vehicle, featuring minimal seams, huge interior displays, Siri at my beck and call, and a life-long subscription to Apple Music.

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Dell CTO: All computer systems open up, our job is to do that to the cloud

“If you look at the compute paradigm, and you look at a mainframe or supercomputing environment, there’s an interesting thing that happens: the system starts with a limited set of components and limited optionality so that you have manageable parameters to get to a system outcome,” explained Roese in an interview with ZDNet via Zoom.

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Being Honest on Dating Apps About My Mental Illness

Deciding What to Disclose About My Mental Health and Dating History
I’ve been on and off dating apps for many years. I joined a few of them again recently, and I’ve been struggling to decide how much to share about myself and my mental health, both on my profiles and in the messages I send.
I…

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How to use Studio Light in macOS Ventura for video apps

Continuity Camera will arrive in macOS Ventura soon, and it includes visual effects to improve background and lighting of live video. Here’s how to use it.
Apple first introduced Continuity Camera with iOS 12 and macOS Mojave. It lets users insert photos and scans into documents on their Mac from…

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7 apps that will let you send disappearing messages

This story has been updated. It was originally published on November 15, 2020.
There’s something mysterious about a message that disappears right after you read it—knowing you won’t be able to see it again makes you want to retain it and memorize it, even if you only have a few seconds to do so….

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How To Find The Android 12 Easter Egg

To find the Android 12 Easter egg, you need to start in the Settings app on your phone — which, of course, must be running Android 12. Keep in mind that each device manufacturer has its own Android skin, so the names of menus and the look of your Settings app might vary a bit. However, the steps…

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The Next Big Battle Between Google and Apple Is for the Soul of Your Car

A few years from now, in addition to deciding your next vehicle’s make and model, you may have another tough choice: the Google model or the Apple one? Other options may include “car maker generic” and even, I’m spitballing the name here: Amazon Prime Edition.Now that cars, especially electric…

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Are dating apps too superficial?

Psychotherapist Dr. Jenn Mann discusses why dating apps are harmful to the dating process and how to remedy the situation on ‘The Ingraham Angle.’Psychotherapist Dr. Jenn Mann discusses how dating apps have diminished the ability to effectively date and reduced it to superficial characteristics…

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