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Instapaper is temporarily shutting off access for European users due to GDPR

Instapaper is temporarily shutting off access for European users due to GDPR

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Popular read-it-later app Instapaper informed all European users today that its service would be temporarily unavailable starting Thursday, May 24th while it continues to make changes to ensure it’s complaint with the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. The privacy rule, which sets new restrictions on how companies operating in the EU manage and share […]

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AMD Releases Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.5.1 WHQL: Official Unified Driver for APUs & dGPUs, with PlayReady 3.0

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Today, AMD released Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.5.1 WHQL, bringing official support for Windows 10 April 2018 Update, as well as official PlayReady 3.0 support for desktop Polaris products. 18.5.1 also happens to succeed last week’s Adrenalin Edition Q2 2018 as AMD’s fully unified graphics driver across desktop/mobile and integrated/discrete graphics products. Informally speaking, while […]

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Facebook is expanding its unconventional approach to combating revenge porn

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Facebook made headlines last fall when news surfaced of a somewhat counterintuitive approach to combating revenge porn that involved asking users to upload nude photos to the company’s servers. Now, the official safety division of Facebook says it’s expanding that initial pilot program to the US, UK, and Canada. Previously, the solution had been deployed […]

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Acer Unleashes Predator Helios 500 Gaming Notebook: Up to Core i9+, GTX 1070

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Acer on Wednesday introduced its new 17.3-inch gaming notebooks based on Intel’s 8th Gen Core processors. Dubbed the Predator Helios 500, these notebooks feature Intel’s latest hex-core Coffee Lake CPUs as well as NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1070 graphics. Meanwhile, unlike the relatively thin and light Predator Triton mobile gaming machines released last year, the Predator […]

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Acer Unveils Ultralight 15.6-Inch Swift 5 Laptop: Less than 2.2 Lbs

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Acer announced one of the company’s thinnest and lightest 15.6-inch class laptops at its annual Next@Acer event. The laptop packs Intel’s latest Core CPU and can work for a day on a single charge. Meanwhile, it weighs less than 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) and is comes in a relatively thin chassis made of rather rare […]

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YouTube Music will eventually get Google Play Music’s best features, including user uploads

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YouTube Music — the new YouTube Music, I mean — is Google’s big push to finally create a subscription streaming music service that catches on and can legitimately challenge Spotify and Apple Music. It’s currently rolling out on Android and iOS, but the staggered launch means it’ll be awhile before everyone can actually use YouTube […]

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Acer Announces Predator Orion 3000/5000 Series Gaming Desktops

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As part of their pre-Computex Global Press Conference, Acer today has unveiled a pair of new SKUs for their Orion Series of Gaming Desktops, filling out the series with the new 3000 and 5000 series machines. The 5000 series Acer says is designed for gamers who require superior performance and an adaptable chassis for future […]

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Tinder is testing Places, a location-sharing feature that matches you with your coffee shop bae

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We knew Tinder Places — the dating app’s new way to connect people through location sharing — was coming, but Tinder officially announced today that it’s testing the service in Australia and Chile. Places will let users find potential matches based off of the places they travel, whether that be a dog park, restaurant, coffee […]

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Money’s better than e-cigs or nicotine gum at helping smokers quit, study says

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Giving smokers free electronic cigarettes may not help them kick the habit, according to new research. What helps is giving them money instead. For a study published today in The New England Journal of Medicine, researchers gave over 6,000 smokers different tools to quit smoking, like free nicotine patches, motivational texts, free e-cigarettes, and free […]

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Sprint is charging more for the LG G7 ThinQ than Verizon or T-Mobile

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The LG G7 ThinQ will be even more expensive on Sprint than Verizon or T-Mobile. Today, Sprint announced its price for the LG G7 ThinQ will be $792. That’s $42 more than other major carriers. Verizon and T-Mobile are both charging $750, which is already a little too much. Verizon’s payment plan will be $31.25 […]

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