Thursday, July 29, 2021

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5 Ways to Tap Into Your Smartphone’s Audio Powers

It has been a decade since Apple integrated Siri right into its iPhone software and mainstreamed the voice-activated assistant. But the assistant is just...

If You Care About Privacy, It’s Time to Try a New Web Browser

Meet the private browsersFirefox Focus, DuckDuckGo and Brave are all similar, but with some important differences.Firefox Focus, available only for mobile devices like iPhones...

Review: In ‘Made for Love,’ She Can’t Get Him Out of Her Head

Cristin Milioti has claimed a curiously specific character niche: woman escaping from twisted sci-fi trap. In the “Black Mirror” episode “USS Callister,” she was...

Five Tech Commandments to a Safer Digital Life

Tech is always changing, and so is the way we use it. That means we are always finding new ways to let our guard...

There Is No Rung on the Ladder That Protects You From Hate

In nearly a dozen conversations this past week with scholars, activists and historians, the sadness and grief around this inflection point was clear —...

Carmakers Strive to Stay Ahead of Hackers

“Human life is involved, so cybersecurity is our top priority,” said Kevin Tierney, General Motors’ vice president for global cybersecurity. The company, which has...

How to Use Instagram to Plan Your Wedding

Pantora BridalAndrea Pitter Campbell, a wedding designer and the founder of Pantora Bridal, a Brooklyn-based bridal brand that specializes in selling wedding dresses that...

This Is Your Brain on Peloton

While yoga blooms from a philosophical and spiritual tradition, spinning is about your relationship to the machine. You become one with the equipment; you...

How to Decorate Your New Home Before You Move

Moving in a pandemic has special challenges — especially if your new place is across the country and you can’t make repeated visits to...

A New Generation of Wi-Fi to Improve Your Home Network

When the pandemic upended our lives, many of us were forced to stay home and shift our work and hobbies to the internet. Office...

A.I. Here, There, Everywhere

Many of us already live with artificial intelligence now, but researchers say interactions with the technology will become increasingly personalized.

How to Buy a Real N95 Mask Online

A year into the coronavirus pandemic, buying a heavy-duty medical mask online remains downright maddening.The most coveted mask to keep safe against Covid-19 has...

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If there were a way to quantify what makes a team interesting, the Tampa Bay Rays would find it. Maybe they already have. They...

Why One American Basketball Team Won’t Be at the Summer Olympics

When three-on-three basketball has its Olympics debut in Tokyo this summer, Latvia will be there. So will Poland. But a men’s team from the...

The French Open Gets Closer to Normal

On Wednesday, Osaka announced on social media that she would not attend news conferences during the French Open, saying they can be damaging to...

Here’s the Arctic Station That Keeps Satellites Connected

Arrayed across a plateau on an island in the high Norwegian Arctic, the 100 geodesic domes of the Svalbard Satellite Station look like abstract...