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Google is loosening its grip on Chrome’s foundations, but outside allies still help it control the web itself

Google’s open-source Chromium mission is the inspiration for Chrome and a number of other different firms’ browsers. Illustration by Stephen Shankland/PJDM Google is loosening management over the core of its Chrome browser, a transfer that helps Microsoft, Samsung and Courageous construct rivals whereas advancing the search big’s imaginative and prescient of the net. Over the […]

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Sugru, glue that’s like a cross between Play-Doh and epoxy, is now cheaper, stronger and kid-friendly

I used black Sugru to repair the worn-down suggestions of 5 wood dowels on this vintage laundry drying rack constructed by Artwork Moore Firm in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, most likely within the 1920s, however utilized by my household for greater than 40 years. Stephen Shankland/PJDM Sugru, a moldable and rubbery glue helpful for repairs and maker […]

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You’ve got 55 days left to stop using Flash before Firefox kills it entirely

Mozilla Should you’re nonetheless utilizing Adobe’s Flash Participant, you’ve got bought 55 extra days till Mozilla absolutely banishes it from Firefox. Firefox 83, launched Tuesday, is the penultimate model of the online browser that may run Flash software program, and Firefox 85 will fully disable it when it arrives on Jan. 12, 2021. Flash expanded […]

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Apple’s M1 Mac chip is a problem for Intel — but probably not its biggest right now

Apple’s M1 chip for Macs is a detailed relative to the iPhone’s A14, nevertheless it’s extra {powerful}. Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/PJDM This story is part of Apple Event, our full coverage of the latest news from Apple headquarters. Apple’s custom-built M1 processor and the new MacBook Airs, MacBook Pros and Mac Minis that use it […]

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Tim Berners-Lee is trying to fix the web he invented with startup trying to let you control your data

World broad internet inventor Tim Berners-Lee speaks at a 2019 convention. Stephen Shankland/PJDM If you wish to wrestle management of your private information from corporations, governments, hospitals and different organizations, a startup called Inrupt could possibly be an ally. The corporate’s concept: retailer your private info individually and share solely what’s needed with providers solely […]

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With new Macs, Apple is switching to its own chip design. It’s a risk, but there’s good reason for Apple to be hopeful.

Apple’s Arm-based Macs will have the ability to run software program for iPads and iPhones, together with the sport Monument Valley. Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/PJDM Apple is taking a danger giving Mac computers a brain transplant, swapping out Intel processors for chips of its personal design. Apple’s chips are a part of the Arm household […]

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What it’s like taking 151-megapixel photos with a camera that costs more than a Tesla

Think about you are scrambling down a steep canyon in Utah, tripod balanced throughout your shoulder, to shoot a kind of good photographs of layered sandstone. Now think about the digital camera gear in your backpack is price nearly $100,000. Higher not slip. I skilled that nervousness this summer time whereas testing the 151-megapixel Phase […]