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Charge four Apple devices simultaneously with this $55 Magsafe hub

If you’re a tech enthusiast, you can’t leave home without your phone, earbuds, smartwatch, laptop and tablet. The list goes on, but how much is too much? Over the next few years, your everyday carry list could well include a gadget you . It’s hard to manage the devices you already have, let alone keep them charged.
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Netflix says 142 million households watched Korean series ‘Squid Game’

Squid Game captured the “cultural zeitgeist” and claimed the number 1 spot in the streaming giant’s rankings in 94 countries, including the US, Netflix has revealed. Since there’s a huge demand for all things Squid Game, Netflix has also announced that consumer products based on the show are now on their way to retail.
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Egyptian Officials Detain Robot Artist Over Fears She May Be A Spy

Last week, a robotic artist named Ai-Da had been on the way to exhibit her works at the Great Pyramids, when she was suddenly detained by Egyptian authorities over concerns that she could’ve been a spy. While traveling with her human sculptor Aidan Meller, border guards took issue with Ai-Da’s...
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PayPal Could Be Interested In Acquiring Pinterest

PayPal is probably best known for being a platform that allows people to send and receive money, where people can make purchases on websites and use PayPal to facilitate the payments. However, it seems that the company could be looking to expand beyond just offering such a service. According to...
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Fisher-Price made a Chatter Telephone that can actually make real calls

If you’re tired of using the same phone for calls each day and have a particular penchant for nostalgia — or perhaps you’re teaching a kid good phone etiquette in speaking to family or friends — there’s a new-ish device that might fit the bill. For several decades, Fisher-Price’s Chatter Telephone has been reserved for calls with imaginary friends only, but not anymore.
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Facebook Planning To Rebrand Itself With Name Change

Facebook plans to change its name next week to reflect its role as a parent company with multiple online features. Once limited to the social media platform Facebook, the company has expanded in recent years to include Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus, among others, as part of the Facebook family. The...
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Pinterest Remodels Home Feed With TikTok Inspiration

Pinterest on Wednesday (Oct. 20) debuted a slew of new creator-centric features as part of its annual Creator Festival, including a redesigned app that will transform the platform to look, feel and act a bit more like TikTok, according to an Engadget report. Changes to the Pinterest app that are...
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Apple will require unvaccinated employees to test for COVID-19 daily | Engadget

Apple has yet to issue a mandate similar to Google’s that would require all employees to be vaccinated, but it’s tightening its COVID-19 protocols nonetheless. According to Bloomberg, the tech giant will start requiring all unvaccinated corporate employees to be tested for COVID-19 every time they have to work in the office instead of working from home. Back in September, Bloomberg reported that Apple asked employees to share their vaccination status voluntarily. Those who refuse to share their vaccine status will also have to undergo daily testing, while vaccinated office workers will only have to do rapid testing once a week.
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The Boring Company gets approval for Las Vegas public transportation system

On Wednesday, Clark County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve plans for The Boring Company’s Vegas Loop system. With the choice, the Elon Musk enterprise strikes one step nearer to the day when it could begin digging the 29 miles of tunnel that can make up the project. Once full, the 51-station community will join varied inns and different locations between Allegiant Stadium and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The company now must acquire the required permits earlier than it could begin excavating.
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‘LEGO Star Wars: Castaways’ arrives November 19th on Apple Arcade

Another LEGO Star Wars sport is heading to Apple Arcade, and it is the primary social, action-adventure title within the franchise. The upcoming sport, entitled LEGO Star Wars: Castaways, may have you constructing and customizing your individual in-game LEGO minifigure character. Once you are executed designing your individual blocky hero, you will head to a brand new planet the place you may workforce up with associates to battle enemies and clear up puzzles. Along the best way, you may unlock collectibles to resolve a thriller and save your merry band of LEGO minifigures.
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Google Calendar’s ‘focus time’ can auto-block meeting requests | Engadget

Excessive meetings were already a problem before the pandemic, and they’re even more of a problem as remote work enters the mainstream. How do you set aside time for your own projects? As The Verge reports, Google has a simple answer: make it clear you should be left alone. It’s rolling out a “focus time” feature in Google Calendar that not only indicates your status, but can optionally auto-block meeting requests for that time slot.
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Tesla posts a wildly profitable Q3 despite difficult car market | Engadget

Despite a global pandemic and ongoing chip shortage, Tesla continues to make money hand over fist. The company reported on Wednesday that it had a net income of $1.62 billion — five times more than it did this time last year. What’s more, Tesla’s operating income grew some 54 percent over the past quarter to $2 billion.
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The 12.9-inch iPad Pro is $200 off at Amazon right now | Engadget

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. We saw the 11-inch iPad Pro go on sale last week, and...
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Tesla earns $1.62 bn in Q3 as car sales surged

San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Despite the ongoing chip shortage, electric vehicle company Tesla reported a net income of $1.62 billion in the third quarter of 2021, which is five times more than it did this time last year. The company’s operating income grew some 54 per cent over the...
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Fisher-Price made a working Chatter phone for adults because we're all broken inside

Cool gimmick: Fisher Price Chatter toy phone can now receive real phone calls. gizmodo.com/fisher-prices-iconic-toy-telephone-now-actually-makes-p-1847846984 (My daughter called me from a banana yesterday - an actual banana not a Nokia 8110 - which I guess is an upgrade) 03:23 01/17/53770 Twitter. Remember the classic @FisherPrice Chatter Telephone? It’s making a comeback,...
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Sen. Blumenthal says Zuckerberg needs to testify about Instagram and kids | Engadget

Senator Richard Blumenthal is again calling on Mark Zuckerberg to testify about Facebook’s research into Instagram and child safety. “It is urgent and necessary for you or Mr. Adam Mosseri to testify to set the record straight and provide members of Congress and parents with a plan on how you are going to protect our kids,” the Connecticut lawmaker wrote in a letter addressed to Zuckerberg.
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Instagram: the ability to post from a computer finally arrives

A novelty expected since … 2010. Instagram should very soon allow its users to post a photo and share content from a computer, reports the tech media Engadget relayed by Numerama. Since its creation more than ten years ago, the social network belonging to the Facebook group today only allows...
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