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Dongles have become a pervasive aspect of our existence.  New iPhone users who refuse to abandon the headphone jack are common dongle users. Dongle streaming devices are regularly employed in our homes, drooping from the television. Even Google is making more dongles now, to accompany its new Pixel 2 phones.  Yes, Google, which earlier this […]

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Hackers are winning. This summer, they infiltrated HBO and stole unreleased material. Last month, they breached Equifax — the consumer credit reporting agency — and gathered information on over 140 million Americans. But hackers also raid places that seem a bit closer to home: the places we buy burgers, drink beer, and shop for refrigerators.  […]

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Spoiler alert: This post contains plot details for Blade Runner 2049. Blade Runner 2049 is a cinematic marvel full of haunting, vivid, messy messages about what it means to be human.  As a solemn odyssey through the anxieties of modern man, 2049 tells the story of a futuristic capitalist society finally reckoning with its systemic […]

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AirPods have ruined the headphone-sharing game, and I for one refuse to stay silent while decades of adorable eye-gazing, face-bumping, and shoulder-resting memories fade away. I recently tried Apple’s wireless ear buds for the first time, and while they may offer a certain sense of freedom and convenience, they’ve completely killed the intimacy that existed […]

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Jack Dorsey got the message. Probably. All day Friday, many women refused to tweet in protest of Twitter’s decision to suspend actress Rose McGowan’s account as she spoke out against Harvey Weinstein and sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood.  Late Friday night, Dorsey — Twitter’s co-founder and CEO — responded to the #WomenBoycottTwitter movement. Protesters […]

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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The EcoQube Air is a desktop greenhouse that will brighten your space — and maybe even your mood, too.  This lovable Indiegogo hit is more than just a planter though: perfect for those without a green thumb, it […]

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Microsoft is known for maintaining a fun workplace, from its free candy to its awesome art collection. Its latest perk: treehouses.  The company announced on its blog Friday that it has created three treetop meeting spaces at its corporate headquarters in Redmond, Washington.   The treehouses were built by Pete Nelson, host of the Animal […]

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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The pre-order period for the new Samsung Gear Sport watch and Gear IconX headphones is finally here. This may be the most important two-week window of your life. Both are available for pre-order from October 13th through October […]

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Twitter has deleted tweets that could be helpful to investigators currently examining Russia’s suspected manipulation of the social network during the 2016 presidential election, U.S. government cybersecurity officials told Politico. According to the officials, Twitter is either unable or unwilling to retrieve a “substantial amount” of tweets from bots and fake users spreading disinformation. Those […]

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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Every cyclist shares the same fear: no matter how tightly you chain down your bike, someone could still try to steal it and run off with it. Finally, Bisecu on Kickstarter claims to have a solution. Bisecu is […]

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What does Google know about hardware that no one else does? If you said software, you’re almost right. Google likes to think its secret sauce is artificial intelligence, which manifests in its consumer products as the Google Assistant. The Assistant was front and center during the company’s big hardware event earlier this month. SEE ALSO: […]

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