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How to Identify Music Overheard in Movies, Shows, and Ads

How to Identify Music Overheard in Movies, Shows, and Ads

Music is all around us, and if you happen to hear a tune that you like—in an advert, a film, or a prestige television show—then you’re going to want to know what it is. Or perhaps you’ve got something stuck in your head that you need a title for. Thanks to the magic of the …

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Yes, You Can Use The Steam Deck As A Computer (Here’s How)

Yes, You Can Use The Steam Deck As A Computer (Here’s How)

It only does…everything?Gif: Kotaku The more time I spend with Valve’s Steam Deck, the more I’m fascinated by it. While it’s obviously rad for the incredibly rich selection of games it plays, I’ve found it’s actually a really solid mini-PC for work, creation, and just everyday PC-related tasks, so today I’ll show you how to …

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Does Google Think Gen Z Is the Answer to Its Green Text Woes?

Does Google Think Gen Z Is the Answer to Its Green Text Woes?

Will Android and Apple ever play nice? Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo This week, along with a mass opening again folding Samsung devices and accessories, Google launched its own ad campaign in an attempt to rally the troops against Apple’s tyrannical reign over messaging. of Google #receive the message The campaign hopes to fan the flames of …

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How to Use End-to-End Encryption in Facebook Messenger Right Now

How to Use End-to-End Encryption in Facebook Messenger Right Now

Meta might not be a bastion of digital privacy (and may very well be an enemy of it), but times might be changing. The company announced on Thursday August 11th they are testing End-to-End Encryption (E2EE) for Facebook Messenger as the flaw, which means that all Messenger users would have their chats protected from prying …

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Everyone Should Be Using iOS 16’s Safety Check Feature

Everyone Should Be Using iOS 16's Safety Check Feature

Photo: rafaprensa (Shutterstock) With iOS 16Apple is bringing even more privacy-focused features for your iPhone. we have already discussed lock modethat protects your data when you suspect you may be the target of a sophisticated cyber attack. Not exactly a universal use case, but another new feature, Safety Check can benefit anyone with an iPhone. …

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How To Actually Play Netflix’s Surprisingly Terrific Games

How To Actually Play Netflix’s Surprisingly Terrific Games

Image: digital sun Yes, Netflix has some great games, but nobody plays them. According to a recent reportHowever, less than 1 percent of people who subscribe to the streaming service actually take advantage of its free games. That stat is surely not helped by the process you have to go through to play, which, while …

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Everything New in Chrome 104

Everything New in Chrome 104

Photo: monticello (Shutterstock) Google’s latest update, Chrome 104, is here. Assuming you have the surprisingly generous system requirementsyou can upgrade your browser today to take advantage of its new features and changes. The biggest UI changes are for Chromebook users running Chrome OS, but all Chrome users will benefit from security patches. The new Chrome …

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Google’s CEO Reportedly Calls for ‘Simplicity Sprint’ as Employees Fear Possibility of Layoffs

Google's CEO Reportedly Calls for ‘Simplicity Sprint’ as Employees Fear Possibility of Layoffs

Photo: Staff (fake images) Google CEO Sundar Pichai is reportedly asking his staff to implement a “Simplicity Sprint” initiative aimed at gathering employee ideas on product development, increasing efficiency and “getting better results faster.” . The proposal comes on the heels of a hiring freeze and a worrying email series that has some Google employees …

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ChromeOS Is Looking a Lot Like Windows With Its New Virtual Desks

ChromeOS Is Looking a Lot Like Windows With Its New Virtual Desks

Yes! These are the Chrome OS virtual desktops you’re looking at! Image: Google Google’s cloud-based operating system has come a long way since its inception. Every new software update seems to bring it closer to parity with Microsoft’s Windows and Apple’s Mac operating systems. A new update to ChromeOS, due this fall, brings long-awaited features …

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