hardware

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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how-to

Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr.: Fight date, how to watch, Jake Paul confrontation

07-May-2021 05:21

Despite the fact he's fighting Logan Paul, Floyd Mayweather just took a shot at Jake Paul.

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hardware

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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news

They're Just Letting Everybody Into the Hellfire Gala, Apparently

07-May-2021 05:15

The is both an extravagant celebration of Krakoa’s , and a bold that the mutants come in peace but are not to be messed with. At least that was the vibe one could have easily gotten from all the fuss Marvel’s been making about the…

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Thanks to FPS Boost the Xbox Series S is an incredible value at $300

07-May-2021 05:08

Commentary: It's great but there are still a couple of frame rate nitpicks that annoy me.

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reviews

Researchers Discover Peaceful Turtle Playground in the Sargasso Sea

07-May-2021 05:08

Off the coast of Florida lie marigold meadows floating in the ocean; they’re trails of sargassum, a seaweed that bobs on the surface of the water. Amid those frilly ocean mats, young sea turtles grow up, learning about life in an oasis protected from predators.

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hardware

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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reviews

Being a Dick on a Plane Could Cost You $32,750

07-May-2021 05:01

The Federal Aviation Administration is upping its “zero tolerance” war on pandemic passengers who disrupt flights by refusing to wear masks. In a on Wednesday, the agency proposed fines of $9,000 to $32,750 against three violators of the mandatory policy.

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features

Chinese rocket falling to Earth this weekend poses ‘extremely low’ risk to people

07-May-2021 04:56

Photo by STR / AFP via Getty Images

Another “out-of-control” Chinese rocket stage in orbit has spawned a . But for people on Earth, there’s not much to worry about.

The 100-foot-tall, 22-metric-ton corpse of a Chinese Long March 5B rocket that launched the first chunk of Beijing’s new space station last week will reenter Earth’s atmosphere sometime this weekend, and there’s an extremely high chance that pieces of the rocket will splash down in the ocean, analysts say.

“Much of the earth is covered in water, so there’s almost no risk,” said Dan Oltrogge, founder of the Space Safety Coalition and top policy expert at AGI’s Commercial Space Operations Operations Center. The risk to the public isn’t zero, he said, “but it’s a whole lot less” if it’s heading for the...

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hardware

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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