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Think of it as a digital cleanse
Once every few months, I take my iPhone and go to Settings -> General -> Reset -> Erase All Content and Settings. I skip the offer to use a backup, or transfer data, and build from the factory settings. My friends think I’m ...
 
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I thought I would hate the new handheld console. I was wrong.
I really thought I’d hate the Nintendo Switch Lite. I was so wrong.Nintendo has a knack for confusing and slightly disappointing me, then singing a siren song to lure me and my wallet back to the rocky shore. (After the 3DS's weird, rocky ...
 
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Deepfake, everybody's worst nightmare, has grave consequences.
Imagine this: You click on a video clip and see your girlfriend in a porn video. You sit there, slack-jawed, thinking how this didn't really happen. The actress in the video isn’t her, but there’s no denying it: That’s her face digitally ...
 
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Session Groceries brings new meaning to farm-to-table.
Filipino farmers are struggling. The recent implementation of the Rice Tarrification Law early in 2019 has led to an influx of imported rice in the market—plunging prices of local palay to as low as P7 a kilo. But if you're looking for ...
 
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Here's everything you (really) need to know before upgrading to the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max.
Apple set a trio of new iPhones upon the world last week: the iPhone 11, the iPhone 11 Pro, and the iPhone 11 Pro Max. Think of the iPhone 11 as the successor to the iPhone XR. It's cheap(ish), it comes in flashy colors, ...
 
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Anyone can be an archaeologist on Google Earth.
Armchair exploration is now a pastime of thousands, thanks to Google Earth. Its satellite imagery is one of the most detailed and comprehensive in the world available to the public, such that regular people are discovering what we thought archaeologists and scientists ...
 
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The budget option will transform your Instagram feed.
If it’s time for you to upgrade your iPhone, you may well be looking at Apple's shiny new models. But the current crop still hold up as some of the best smartphones out there, especially if you're staying loyal to Apple.Despite being ...
 
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You don't have to spend a lot for the best gaming laptops.
Do you always find yourself having to game on the go? Do you want the flexibility to 360 no scope noobs any place, any time? Is the Nintendo Switch too baby shit for you? (It’s not; get over yourself.) Then a gaming ...
 
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That’s you, your family, and then some.
When Apple announced its budget $699 (roughly P37,000) iPhone 11 earlier this week, everyone went wild. But this little nugget, overshadowed by the news of Apple’s entrance into budget mobile phones, went under the radar: Apple TV+ will cost you only P249 ...
 
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Forget everything you thought you knew.
Sometimes news comes along which knocks your entire worldview off its axis. Imagine opening the paper one day in 1915 to read that, actually, this fella Einstein reckons that gravity comes from time and space bending around dense objects. Finding out that Britney ...
 
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Xurpas initially purchased Yondu from Globe for P900 million. It's now selling it back to Globe at a loss of almost P400 million.
Xurpas Inc. was once touted as a rising star in the local tech scene, having been the first Filipino tech company to go public in 2014. But the company seems to be going through a rough patch in recent years. On Wednesday, Xurpas ...
 
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Even if your face looks cool on Jon Snow's body
If you can think all the way back to the bygone days of July 2019, you’ll remember that we as a country were briefly enraptured by FaceApp, an app that used neural networks to simulate what you’d look like as an old person, ...
 
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This triple camera in the iPhone 11 Pro came to play.
Tim Cook took the Steve Jobs stage in Cupertino, California on Tuesday morning to announce the Next Big Thing from Apple: a new iPhone model called the iPhone 11—which is not an extension of the two-year-running iPhone X series, but is a successor to the ...
 
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Just because the platform has a hand in politics and advertising and money exchanges doesn't mean it needs to have a stake in your love life.
Facebook Dating officially launched in America, meaning that your single Aunt Debbie can finally find someone to send inspirational quote graphics to since you deleted your account. The service, which works in conjunction with any existing Facebook account, had its American debut ...
 
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We are at the threshold of an intelligent world.
Technology has seen groundbreaking milestones in recent years, but the innovation of 5G technology may very well be the turning point that will push the millennium into a truly intelligent era. And we’re not talking about fast download speeds and unlimited streaming—we’re ...
 
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The Huawei nova 5T has four lenses, each powered by artificial intelligence.
Despite the US ban on Huawei (which was temporarily postponed again), the tech company continues to perform substantially, especially in Southeast Asia, where much of its growth comes from. Since 2018, the company has posted double-digit growth in its global market share. ...
 
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We're recognizing all the good pups.
The remaster of Final Fantasy VIII is hitting consoles on September 3, and with it comes the return of one of gaming’s all-time greatest dogs: Angelo. The pup, who was featured heavily in the 1999 classic, is getting a graphical update, just like all ...
 
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The Southeast Asian super app is expanding its business into the style, streaming, and cashless markets.
Despite its rocky past, from its troubles with the LTRFB to that problematic social media post (which it apologized for), Grab’s momentum can’t be stopped. It has already rolled out its projects in the F&B, hospitality, and delivery sectors, and now it's ...
 
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Its number of users surged amid the Amazon forest fires.
On August 26, Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro refused $20-million aid for the Amazon from the G7, the block of the world’s wealthiest nations composed of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the U.K., and the U.S. The Amazon, which has been burning at ...
 
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Will Facebook start charging users for its services?
Hardly anyone noticed when Facebook changed a tiny but crucial detail on its signup page after its update on August 6. Before the update, the words “It’s free and always will be” was on the signup page. These words have now been ...
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