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Google’s Latest Pixel Feature Drop Is Packed with Useful Tweaks
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Google’s Latest Pixel Feature Drop Is Packed with Useful Tweaks

Gif: Google Google’s regular software updates have become one of the best parts about its Pixel phones. I admit this month’s new feature drop isn’t a game-changer, but it does comes with some handy new additions for underwater shooting, the Recorder app, adaptability, and more. For people hoping to take their Pixel on bigger (deeper?)...

Apple’s AirPods Pro Are Just $190 at Woot, Today Only
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Apple’s AirPods Pro Are Just $190 at Woot, Today Only

Best Tech DealsBest Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily. Apple AirPods Pro | $190 | Woot If you’re an iPhone user with some cash to blow, skip the pretenders and even the lesser AirPods to go for something better. The AirPods Pro step the game up with rubber tips, active...

In the Distant Future, All Earth’s Creatures May Asphyxiate From Lack of Oxygen
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In the Distant Future, All Earth’s Creatures May Asphyxiate From Lack of Oxygen

All complex aerobic life on Earth as we know it will eventually die as oxygen levels deplete in our planet’s atmosphere. Fortunately, that won’t happen for another billion years or so, according to an international team of researchers. But eventually, New Scientist reports, Earth’s atmosphere will return to the considerably lower oxygen levels of its early...

Officials Hunting For Missing Person Infected With New COVID Strain
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Officials Hunting For Missing Person Infected With New COVID Strain

Image by Image via Pixabay/Victor Tangermann Health officials in the UK are desperately trying to locate an individual who was infected with a highly transmissible new variant of the coronavirus that originated in Brazil, CNBC reports. Experts are worried that the variant, called P.1, spreads more rapidly than the original strains of the virus. But...

Why Was Google Telling People to Throw Car Batteries Into the Ocean?
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Why Was Google Telling People to Throw Car Batteries Into the Ocean?

“Throwing car batteries into the ocean is good for the environment, as they charge electric eels and power the Gulf stream.” Great Tips Over the weekend, a quirk of Google’s search engine emerged. On Saturday night, reporter and author Violet Blue googled “why do people throw car batteries in the ocean.” The algorithm’s top response,...

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Goodbye, VPNs. Hello, decentralized private networks with the innovative Deeper Connect Nano

TLDR: The Deeper Connect Nano goes beyond VPNs, creating your own fully protected web connection for all your home devices so you can stop accruing monthly VPN charges. Virtual private networks are practically essential protection measures for web users these days, providing valuable anonymity and fortified security services.  But nobody enjoys paying those annual, or...

Why Does Music Make Us Feel Things?
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Why Does Music Make Us Feel Things?

Illustration: Benjamin Currie/Gizmodo Giz AsksGiz AsksIn this Gizmodo series, we ask questions about everything and get answers from a variety of experts. Prev Next View All Once a day, at least, I’ll tear up listening to music. Just a drop or two, or not even a drop, just a pre-cry convulsion, a sudden seizure of...

The Walking Dead Returns and It’s an Awkward Reunion for Everybody
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The Walking Dead Returns and It’s an Awkward Reunion for Everybody

Maggie (Lauren Cohen) discovers you can’t go home again, especially after the Whisperers burned it down.Image: Eli Ade/AMC In 2020, The Walking Dead had two pandemics to deal with. The first, of course, was the zombie virus, which has proven to be such a pesky problem for the survivors—and ex-survivors—of the show over the past...