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  • Overwatch® 2 for Nintendo Switch  NintendoOverwatch 2: Do you have to buy the Watchpoint Pack to play?  Polygon‘Overwatch 2’ Is Free, A Fact Blizzard Is Obscuring With Its ‘Watchpoint Pack’  ForbesHow to preload Overwatch 2 on PC and console  TechRadarOverwatch 2 phone number: Post-paid & prepaid requirement explained  HITC – Football, Gaming, Movies, TV, MusicView Full Coverage on Google News
  • DESTINY 2 HOTFIX 6.2.0.7 > News  BungieDestiny 2 Update 2.66 Fired Out for Hotfix 6.2.0.7 This October 4  MP1stDestiny 2 Update 1.061 Rolled Out for Patch Version 6.2.0.7 This October 4  MP1stDestiny 2 Down for Maintenance This October 4, Hotfix 6.2.0.7 to Be Rolled Out  MP1stView Full Coverage on Google News
  • Everything We Know About The Super Mario Movie From The Teaser Poster  Nintendo LifeSuper Mario Movie: Nintendo Announces a Direct for the First Trailer, and Reveals a Very Detailed Poster – IGN  IGNIt's-a Me, the First Peek at the Super Mario Movie  GizmodoSuper Mario Movie Shares Teaser Poster Ahead Of Trailer Debut  EmpireMario’s ass is missing in The Super […]
  • Overwatch 2 Review  IGNView Full Coverage on Google News
  • Xbox Game Pass Is Surprisingly Loaded This Month  KotakuChivalry 2 Game Pass Trailer  XboxXbox Game Pass in October 2022: Scorn, A Plague Tale: Requiem, and More  IGNGame Pass adds nine new Xbox games soon  TrueAchievementsXbox Game Pass For First Half Of October Includes Four New Releases, Including Plague Tale Sequel  GameSpotView Full Coverage on Google News

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Engadget

  • NASA's successful asteroid impact test created a beautiful mess, apparently. As the Associated Press reports, astronomers using the Southern Astrophysical Research (SOAR) Telescope in Chile have captured an image revealing that DART's collision with Dimorphos left a trail of dust and other debris measuring over 6,000 miles long. The spacecraft wasn't solely responsible — rather, […]
  • Meta's quarterly revenue dipped for the first time ever in the April-June quarter. It's looking to make those numbers go back up and keep smiles on investors' faces. One of the strategies it's employing to do that is by attempting to squeeze more money out of Instagram. As such, it will shove ads into more […]
  • Crypto is still loaded with uncertainty, but Mastercard is betting that it can assuage buyers' minds. The credit card giant has introduced a Crypto Secure service meant to boost trust in crypto purchases. The offering uses AI from CipherTrace (a blockchain security firm Mastercard bought in 2021) to create a "risk profile" for digital asset […]
  • Twitter has agreed — once again — to Elon Musk’s proposal to buy the company for $54.20 a share. In a statement, Twitter confirmed it had received Musk’s letter that “the intention of the Company is to close the transaction at $54.20 per share.”The agreement follows months of legal drama after Musk tried to back […]
  • Kinetic installation artist David Bowen has given a rhododendron a really big knife, the power to use it, and therefore, a degree of agency not enjoyed by the kingdom Plantae since the Cambrian era. His latest piece, Plant Machete, melds a woody shrub with an industrial robot arm and slaps a machete to the business […]

How-to Geek

  • A mixture of tough hardware requirements, some unpopular changes to the user interface, and a general feeling of “Why bother?” have resulted in poor adoption rates for Windows 11. However, Windows 11’s 2022 update goes a long way to alleviating a lot of those gripes.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
  • In the quest for the ultimate combination of battery backup and surge protection, the UPS-in-surge protector question has been asked for years, with no clear-cut answer. Many recommend plugging a UPS into a surge protector; yet, many others don’t. But which is correct? Read on to find out.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
  • If you want to include an image in Excel, like a company logo or product photo, you can add the image using the Insert tab. But, to keep the image within a particular cell, use the IMAGE function instead.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
  • Apple doesn’t let you change the default iPhone Camera app, at least officially. But a clever little hack to switch to your preferred camera app in Shortcuts means you can use your preferred camera app, even when you tap the lock screen shortcut.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
  • Google Pixel phones may not have as many features as Samsung Galaxy phones, but they’re not without cool things to do. We’ll show you some things you can do with a Pixel phone that you may not know about.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

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Lifehacker

  • If you think you might like to get pregnant in the future, but you aren’t ready to do so right now, you might think about freezing your eggs for future use. A few years ago, Facebook and Apple made headlines by offering an egg-freezing benefit to employees, presumably so they could focus on their careers […]
  • The air is getting chilly, folks are gathering around fire pits, and pumpkin-spice everything is back in stock. That can only mean one thing: Fall is here, and it’s time to go peep some leaves. If you’re looking for the best places to view fall foliage in the United States, look no further. We’ve compiled […]
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  • We can get our boosters and flu shots, wash our hands, and mask up in indoor crowded places. But, chances are good that, sooner or later, most of us will have a miserable couple of days at home due to a cold or other minor illness. When that happens, just reach into your under-bed container […]
  • Eggplant peaks from summer to early fall, when it can still be harvested young—after that, we’re left with imported, waterlogged stragglers in the produce aisle. So I urge you: Celebrate eggplant now with one of Sicily’s finest concoctions.Read more…

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  • Enzymes that rapidly break down plastic bags have been discovered in the saliva of wax worms, which are moth larvae that infest beehives. From a report: The enzymes are the first reported to break down polyethylene within hours at room temperature and could lead to cost-effective ways of recycling the plastic. The discovery came after […]
  • The Biden administration unveiled a set of far-reaching goals Tuesday aimed at averting harms caused by the rise of artificial intelligence systems, including guidelines for how to protect people's personal data and limit surveillance. From a report: The Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights notably does not set out specific enforcement actions, but instead […]
  • A quarter of a century after it began collecting web pages, the Internet Archive is adapting to new challenges. From a report: Within the walls of a beautiful former church in San Francisco's Richmond district, racks of computer servers hum and blink with activity. They contain the internet. Well, a very large amount of it. […]
  • Drinking two to three cups of coffee a day could be linked to a longer lifespan, new research suggests. When compared with avoiding coffee, it was also associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, the study found. From a report: The findings applied to ground, instant and decaffeinated varieties of the drink, and researchers […]
  • Amazon is freezing corporate hiring in its retail business for the rest of the year, according to an internal announcement obtained by The New York Times, making it the latest tech company to pull back amid the economic uncertainty. From a report: The email to recruiters announced that the company was halting hiring for all […]

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Gizmodo

  • The Biden Administration on Tuesday revealed a first-of-its-kind “AI bill of rights” calling on developers and policymakers to address longstanding issues of algorithmic bias and discrimination. The blueprint document details numerous examples where AI can negatively impact communities and urges developers to embed…Read more…
  • It’s that time of the year again, and whether you’re buying the latest in pop culture costumes and fashion or going all out with cosplay, io9 wants you to show us what you’ve got. That’s right io9's mostly-annual Halloween Costume Show is back and ready for action!Read more…
  • A team modeling the aftermath of the asteroid impact that doomed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago say that the collision also created a global tsunami that devastated coastlines from North America to New Zealand.Read more…
  • If you are tired of ads popping up in your Facebook or Instagram reels, on your pages news feed, in the apps’ shopping sections, or on the screen behind your eyes when you sleep (not really, but you can bet it’s coming eventually), get ready because Meta’s introducing new ways to offer advertisers your eyeballs […]
  • President Joe Biden visited Puerto Rico on Monday to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Fiona last month. During a speech in the city of Ponce, Biden promised an additional $60 million in funding to help the island “rebuild it all,” on top of billions of dollars already set aside for the island’s recovery from…Read […]

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