Toyota built an internal combustion engine that sips hydrogen, and it sounds awesome

Japanese auto giant Toyota is working on a new-age hydrogen vehicle. When the words Toyota and Hydrogen are in the same sentence, the hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai comes to mind. Still, the Mirai is a hydrogen-electric car or FCEV (fuel-cell electric vehicle). It uses hydrogen fuel to convert electricity and power an onboard electric motor. This time, Toyota came up with … Continue reading

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Elon Musk Shares Painfully Obvious Idea About the Difficulty of Self-Driving Cars

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Elon Musk, one of the wealthiest people on the planet, sent a tweet Thursday night about the real problem with self-driving cars. And as you can probably guess by now, it’s one of those things that sounds profound until you stop to think about it for three seconds. That’s more or less Musk’s brand at this point.

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Signal’s response to FBI’s grand jury subpoena for user data is basically “You get nothing. You lose. Good day, sir”

Signal, the popular messaging service with end-to-end encryption, stores precious little user data — “Unix timestamps for when each account was created and the date that each account last connected to the Signal service.”

So when the FBI subpoenaed Signal to turn over “a wide variety of information… including the addresses of the users, their correspondence, and the name associated with each account,” Signal enlisted the aid of the ACLU, which replied to the FBI with a polite version of the Willy Winka “you get nothing” meme. — Read the rest

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You May Have to Wait Longer for Your New iPad or Mac

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If you’re thinking about getting a new iPad or Mac in 2021, you should factor in a longer-than-usual wait time. Although Apple raked in an obscene amount of money this past quarter, CEO Tim Cook also warned in Apple’s Wednesday earnings call that there will be supply issues affecting iPads and Macs in the second half…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/you-may-have-to-wait-longer-for-your-new-ipad-or-mac-1846788255
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Gmail Not Working? Here Are the Fixes

gmail-not-working-here-are-the-fixes.jpg No one likes email issues. After all, you need your emails now, not later. But if you’re a Gmail user, you’ve likely encountered issues with Gmail not working. Sometimes it’s a problem with Gmail, and there’s nothing you can do but wait. Other times, there are several troubleshooting steps you can take to get back to normal. See If Gmail Is Down Though rare, Google apps do sometimes go offline. Before doing anything else, check the current status of Gmail. The Google Workspace Status Dashboard lists all the main Google apps and their current… Read more14446934.gif

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How to Make File Explorer Open to “This PC” Instead of “Quick Access”

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By default, when you click on the File Explorer shortcut on your Windows 10 taskbar, it opens to Quick Access. If you’d prefer it to open to “This PC” instead, it’s easy to change in File Explorer settings. Here’s how.

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Linksys Launches Two New Congestion Busting Wi-Fi 6E Routers

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With more and more Wi-Fi devices from smart speakers to smartphones in our homes, it’s easy to congestion issues are worse than ever. Wi-Fi 6E promises to solve that with a new communication band, and Linksys just launched the first two Wi-Fi 6E routers, the Hydra Pro 6E and the Atlas Max 6E.

If you want to be on the forefront of technology, expect to pay a pretty penny along the way. Standard Wi-Fi 6 routers already cost a lot of money, with “budget” systems still commanding over nearly $150 for a single router. But Wi-Fi 6E will cost you even more, with a starting price of $500 for a single router.

That’s because Wi-Fi 6E goes beyond Wi-Fi 6 routers. Wi-Fi 6 communicates over the same 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands as Wi-Fi 5 routers. But it uses new technology to broadcast further and device channels into smaller subchannels to avoid technology. Wi-Fi 6E has all that, plus an extra band on the 6 GHz spectrum.

The upside is, you get another band that most people probably aren’t using, thus avoiding congestion. The downside is, only Wi-Fi 6E compatible devices can connect to the new band. Everything else will connect to the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands. Buying now is future-proofing for later.

Linksys Hydra Pro 6E: Tri-Band Mesh WiFi 6E Router

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Linksys has two freshly certified Wi-Fi 6E routers for your consideration today. The first is a standalone router that can connect to other Linksys VELOP mesh routers. It’s the choice to go with if you only need one router in your home or if you want to add a big boost to a central point and prefer to layer in less expensive Wi-FI 6 or Wi-Fi 5 VELOP mesh routers elsewhere.

The Hydra Pro 6E router goes for $499.99 and is a tri-band Velop mesh Wi-Fi 6E router. It covers up to 2700 sq. ft, can handle up to 55+ devices, and provides speeds up to 6.6 Gbps which is well above what most can get from their ISPs. On the back, you’ll find a 5 Gigabit WAN port, along with four ethernet ports, and a USB 3.0 port. It uses a 1.8GHz Quad-Core processor to keep up with network-intensive tasks.

You can buy the Hydra Pro 6E from Linksys today.

Linksys Atlas Max 6E: Tri-Band Mesh WiFi 6E System

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If you want to go all in and don’t mind sinking $1,199.99 into your Wi-Fi system, the Atlas Max 6E is about as advanced a router you can get. It comes as a three-pack tri-band system that supports Velop mesh routers. In theory, you can purchase multiple Max 6E systems or layer in other Velop routers like the Hydra Pro or any Linksys Wi-Fi 6 or Wi-Fi 5 Velop router.

For $1,199.99, you get a truly powerful Mesh system capable of covering 9000 sq. ft. while connecting 195+ devices per node, and supporting speeds up to 8.4 Gbps. If you have a smart home, this mesh router should keep up even better than a Wi-Fi 6 system. Each node has a 5 Gigabit WAN port, four ethernet ports, and a USB 3.0 port. It uses a 2.2 GHz Quad-Core processor to handle all the devices you can throw at it.

You can buy the Atlas Max 6E from Linksys today.

Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/80349/linksys-launches-two-new-congestion-busting-wi-fi-6e-routers/
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