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

THE WEEKEND'S BEST DEALS: APPLE MACBOOKS, SAMSUNG GALAXY WATCH 5, 4K TVS, AND MORE

Enlarge It's the weekend, which means it's time for another Dealmaster. Our latest roundup of the best tech deals from around the...

The era of fast, cheap genome sequencing is here

THE ERA OF FAST, CHEAP GENOME SEQUENCING IS HERE

Enlarge / Illumina says its NovaSeq X machine will get the price of sequencing down to $200 per human genome. The human genome is...

 
 
 
Our ancestors ate a Paleo diet. It had carbs

OUR ANCESTORS ATE A PALEO DIET. IT HAD CARBS

Enlarge / A young Hadza bushman making an arrow for a hunting bow. What did people eat for dinner tens of thousands of years ago?...

Tesla shows off underwhelming human robot prototype at AI Day 2022

TESLA SHOWS OFF UNDERWHELMING HUMAN ROBOT PROTOTYPE AT AI DAY 2022

Enlarge / The walking Optimus prototype demonstrated at the AI Day 2022 event. Today at Tesla's "AI Day" press event, Tesla CEO Elon...

 
 
 
COVID may have pushed a leading seasonal flu strain to extinction

COVID MAY HAVE PUSHED A LEADING SEASONAL FLU STRAIN TO EXTINCTION

Enlarge / A bottle of influenza vaccine at a CVS pharmacy and MinuteClinic on September 10, 2021, in Miami. The pandemic coronavirus'...

Nintendoes what Valve don't: Game barred from Steam will launch on Switch

NINTENDOES WHAT VALVE DON'T: GAME BARRED FROM STEAM WILL LAUNCH ON SWITCH

Enlarge / Nothing weird going on here. No siree. Japanese publisher Spike Chunsoft announced that the first official English translation...

 
 
 
Florida's Space Coast on track after Ian, set for 3 launches in 3 days

FLORIDA'S SPACE COAST ON TRACK AFTER IAN, SET FOR 3 LAUNCHES IN 3 DAYS

Enlarge / United Launch Alliance moves its Atlas V booster into the Vertical Integration Facility adjacent to Space Launch Complex-41...

YouTube age-restriction quagmire exposed by 78-minute Mega Man documentary

YOUTUBE AGE-RESTRICTION QUAGMIRE EXPOSED BY 78-MINUTE MEGA MAN DOCUMENTARY

Enlarge A YouTube creator has gone on the offensive after facing an increasingly common problem on the platform: moderation and enforcement...

 
 
 
High-severity Microsoft Exchange 0-day under attack threatens 220,000 servers

HIGH-SEVERITY MICROSOFT EXCHANGE 0-DAY UNDER ATTACK THREATENS 220,000 SERVERS

Enlarge Microsoft late Thursday confirmed the existence of two critical vulnerabilities in its Exchange application that have already...

Stadia controllers could become e-waste unless Google issues Bluetooth update

STADIA CONTROLLERS COULD BECOME E-WASTE UNLESS GOOGLE ISSUES BLUETOOTH UPDATE

Enlarge / Ars originally liked the Stadia controller, describing it as "solidly built, with springy, responsive inputs." It could still...

 
 
 
Ex-eBay security execs imprisoned for stalking journalists who cover eBay

EX-EBAY SECURITY EXECS IMPRISONED FOR STALKING JOURNALISTS WHO COVER EBAY

Enlarge / Former eBay executive James Baugh arrives at court for his sentencing in Boston on September 29, 2022. Two former eBay executives...

Rewritten OpenGL drivers make AMD's GPUs “up to 72%” faster in some pro apps

REWRITTEN OPENGL DRIVERS MAKE AMD'S GPUS “UP TO 72%” FASTER IN SOME PRO APPS

Enlarge Most development effort in graphics drivers these days, whether you're talking about Nvidia, Intel, or AMD, is focused on...

 
 
 
Coroner lists Instagram algorithm as contributing cause of UK teen's death

CORONER LISTS INSTAGRAM ALGORITHM AS CONTRIBUTING CAUSE OF UK TEEN'S DEATH

Enlarge In a London court this week, coroner Andrew Walker had the difficult task of assessing a question that child safety advocates...

USB-IF says goodbye to confusing SuperSpeed USB branding

USB-IF SAYS GOODBYE TO CONFUSING SUPERSPEED USB BRANDING

Enlarge / The USB-IF no longer recommends SuperSpeed logos or branding for speedy USB ports. When SuperSpeed USB was announced in...

 
 
 
Mystery hackers are “hyperjacking” targets for insidious spying

MYSTERY HACKERS ARE “HYPERJACKING” TARGETS FOR INSIDIOUS SPYING

Enlarge (credit: Marco Rosario Venturini Autieri/Getty Images) For decades, virtualization software has offered a way to vastly multiply...

The best Mac desktop clients for Gmail aficionados

THE BEST MAC DESKTOP CLIENTS FOR GMAIL AFICIONADOS

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images / Apple) Here's the situation: I have a Mac, I need a desktop mail client, and I want...

 
 
 

SAVOR THE SINISTER DELIGHTS OF DEL TORO'S CABINET OF CURIOSITIES TRAILER

Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities is a new anthology series coming this month to Netflix. So-called cabinets of curiosities...

Deepfake Bruce Willis may be the next Hollywood star, and he's OK with that

DEEPFAKE BRUCE WILLIS MAY BE THE NEXT HOLLYWOOD STAR, AND HE'S OK WITH THAT

Enlarge / Deepfake Bruce Willis as he appeared in a 2021 commercial for Russian mobile company MegaFon. Bruce Willis has sold the...

 
 
 
Chrome's new ad-blocker-limiting extension platform will launch in 2023

CHROME'S NEW AD-BLOCKER-LIMITING EXTENSION PLATFORM WILL LAUNCH IN 2023

Enlarge Google's journey toward Chrome's "Manifest V3" has been happening for four years now , and if the company's new timeline holds...

Texts show roll call of tech figures tried to help Elon Musk in Twitter deal

TEXTS SHOW ROLL CALL OF TECH FIGURES TRIED TO HELP ELON MUSK IN TWITTER DEAL

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Photo by Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images) A trove of text messages released as part of the legal fight...

 
 
 



Deals: 6-in-1 Wireless Charger Stand with Time Clock & Alarm

We have an awesome deal on the 6-in-1 Wireless Charger Stand with Time Clock & Alarm in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store this week. The 6-in-1 Wireless Charger Stand with Time... Read more ...

OnePlus Plants Trees for Trade-Ins with Ecologi

OnePlus Plants Trees for Trade-Ins with Ecologi

To help reduce the impact of its products on the planet, OnePlus has partnered with Ecologi to plant a tree every time a phone is traded in for a new one. Ecologi is a climate... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy A14 renders surface

Samsung Galaxy A14 renders surface

Renders of the Samsung Galaxy A14 have surfaced with an Infinity-U notch and a 6.8-inch LCD display with a resolution of 1080p . Read more ...

The Worst Person on This Week's House of the Dragon Is Finally Done Playing Nice

Even if she's less evil than she is annoying. Read more ...

Another huge Pixel Watch leak reveals up to 24 hour battery life and much more

Another huge Pixel Watch leak reveals up to 24 hour battery life and much more

Another huge leak, this time allegedly from a Taiwan-based carrier, reveals more specs and features related to the Google Pixel Watch. Read more ...

Education in the metaversity: A win-win for educators and students

Education in the metaversity: A win-win for educators and students

Education is ripe to be challenged, and the metaverse provides a near-perfect platform for experimentation and learning. Read more ...

Just How Far Has This Supreme Court Gone? Look Inside Law Schools

The growing furor of professors who have had enough. Read more ...

Apple's powerful 2nd gen 11-inch iPad Pro is currently too cheap not to...

Apple's powerful 2nd gen 11-inch iPad Pro is currently too cheap not to recommend

The second-gen 11-inch iPad Pro with 1TB of storage is on sale for a discount of nearly 40% but not for long. Read more ...

Here is how Apple wants the Dynamic Island to work

Here is how Apple wants the Dynamic Island to work

A set of developer guidelines give shape to Apple's vision for the Dynamic Island. Read more ...

A new patent by Apple indicates that reverse wireless charging could finally...

A new patent by Apple indicates that reverse wireless charging could finally be coming to the iPhone

The feature was notably absent from this year's models. Read more ...