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Kanye West ditches extra syllables, officially changes names to 'Ye'

19-Oct-2021 05:59

Yo Ye, I'm really happy for you, Imma let you finish, but Cher had one of the best single-names of all time.

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features

Want a fully specced-out MacBook Pro? You’ll have to pay more than $6,000

19-Oct-2021 05:54

Apple’s most expensive laptop is, well, expensive. | Image: Apple

Apple announced new , and they look like very good upgrades, with powerful chips, adaptive refresh rate displays, the return of some beloved ports, and more. They don’t come cheap, though, with the 14-inch MBP starting at $1,999 and the 16-inch one starting at $2,499.

And if you want to buy the absolute highest-end model, with 64GB of unified memory, 8TB of SSD storage, a 140W USB-C power adapter, and the M1 Max chip, that will cost you a cool $6,099, according to Apple’s online store.

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Here’s the cost and specs of the most expensive MacBook Pro.

That hefty price is the tally before you buy any software for the machine, by the way; Apple helpfully recommends Final...

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Regulators say GameStop rally ‘raises questions of market efficiency’

19-Oct-2021 05:50

Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge

On Monday, the Securities and Exchange Commission published on the GameStop rally earlier this year, calling for more scrutiny of both short-seller activity and broker-dealers like Robinhood. The report is particularly harsh on Robinhood’s “payment for order flow” system, which rewards the company for increasing the number of trades.

Released under the anodyne name “Staff Report on Equity and Options Market Structure Conditions in Early 2021,” the report is the SEC’s first full opportunity to weigh in on the confusion surrounding GameStop’s unlikely stock market rally, as well as some of the Robinhood features that critics say made the rally more chaotic.

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Sony tests PS5 captures that pop up on your phone for sharing

19-Oct-2021 05:49

Sony is testing a way to share screenshots and video captures taken on your PS5 with the PlayStation app, . The new feature is part of a “limited-release beta” available to all PS5 users in Canada and Japan.

Once you have the feature enabled, new captures should start to show up in the app. “Video clips and screenshots of games are available in [the PlayStation app] for 14 days after you manually create them on your PS5 console,” Sony says in an FAQ. You won’t need a PlayStation Plus membership to use the feature (at least in this beta).

However, clips can only have a resolution of up to 1920x1080 to appear in the app — Sony says clips in a higher resolution won’t be uploaded. If you delete a screenshot or...

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hardware

Apple’s website indicates macOS Monterey will launch without Universal Control

19-Oct-2021 05:46

Universal Control, Apple’s upcoming feature that lets you control multiple devices with the same mouse and keyboard, will probably not be launching at the same time as macOS Monterey. While Apple has said that the OS upgrade , its features page has been updated to say that Universal Control will be “available later this fall,” .

Universal Control was , where Craig Federhigi dragged a file from an iPad across a MacBook’s screen and then dropped it onto an iMac. While Universal Control is that it’s been developing for years, if Apple wants the real-world experience to be as good as that demo,...

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reviews

The Suicide Squad Nearly Killed the Wrong Character in the Worst Way Possible

19-Oct-2021 05:45

Man, was . Gory, blood-soaked, hyper-violent fun, but that was kind of its beauty—it was as much a dark comedy as it was an action flick. But there was once a scene in the movie’s script that would have made The Suicide Squad much, much darker, to a point that would have deeply…

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features

M1 Pro and M1 Max: Apple silicon is kicking Intel out of the Mac computer

19-Oct-2021 05:41

Apple's new chips give MacBook Pro a power boost.

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news

Apple M1 Max, M1 Pro and M1 chips compared

19-Oct-2021 05:38

They differ in some notable ways.

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how-to

Google's Pixel 6 reveal event is Tuesday: Watch the Android 12 phone's reveal

19-Oct-2021 05:37

The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro's big reveal is nearly here; watch with us starting at 9:30 a.m. PT.

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hardware

Which MacBook should you buy now?

19-Oct-2021 05:36

New MacBook Pro models and new chips mean a lot of new options for Mac laptops. But just how Pro do you need to go?

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