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Peloton Tread Could Relaunch This Summer, but the More Dangerous Tread+ Is a Bigger Problem

07-May-2021 05:29

After , Tread and Tread+, Peloton is working on fixes to get the machines back on the market. One, a software update that will require a pin passcode to unlock the treadmills, will roll out in the coming days. But hardware fixes will also be necessary for both machines, and Peloton…

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Jake Paul grabs Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s hat, and the memes break loose

07-May-2021 05:28

Stupid thing to do to the former boxing champ, but the memes and jokes are cap-tivating.

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Google remembers Wear OS long enough to add a new keyboard

07-May-2021 05:19

Photo by Avery White for The Verge

In what feels like an increasingly rare occurrence, Google announced that with a new feature today — but don’t get too excited, it’s just a keyboard. In this case, Google is porting over , the swipeable, predictive text-powered keyboard that it offers for Android, iOS, and Android TV, .

Like the larger phone version, Gboard for Wear OS supports multiple input methods on a keyboard that’s slightly more finger-friendly than the old version the operating system used. You can type by tapping, swiping, or speaking. The keyboard also has easier access to emoji and “enhanced suggestions” above the keyboard.

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Disneyland Paris remains closed: The latest on Disney's global theme parks reopening

07-May-2021 05:06

Disneyland, Disney World, Tokyo Disney, Shanghai Disneyland and Hong Kong Disneyland are now open. Disneyland Paris remains closed indefinitely.

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NASA Mars helicopter set to attempt its first one-way trip on Friday

07-May-2021 04:51

With this fifth flight overall, Ingenuity will also aim for an altitude record above the surface of Mars.

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This snazzy 10,000-mAh power bank with wireless and Apple Watch charging is $68

07-May-2021 04:35

Regularly $100, this single device also has USB-C PD for all-in-one convenience.

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Why Star Wars Fans Are Concerned About The Bad Batch and Whitewashing

07-May-2021 04:15

This week a new Star Wars animated series on Disney+, , re-introduced us to the last days of the Clone War and the rise of the sinister Empire. But amid the blaster fights and familiar faces, some fans have shown concern that the show’s major characters have had their skin tones adjusted, pushing them…

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Twitter tests Tip Jar feature for sending and receiving money

07-May-2021 04:06

Android and iOS users of Twitter in English can now give money to accounts they like.

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Save $450 on Peloton-alternative Myx Plus exercise bike

07-May-2021 04:03

Already substantially cheaper than a Peloton, the Myx Plus includes a weight set, free shipping and assembly.

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Intel's new gaming graphics card is 'right around the corner'

07-May-2021 03:04

An Intel employee this week Tweeted our the DG2, Intel's upcoming discrete graphics card for gamers

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