Twitter rolls out ‘hide replies’ to let you tame toxic discussions

Twitter announced today that it’s giving people more control over the conversations they start with a new feature that lets them hide replies. The company has been testing the feature in Canada and is now rolling it out in the US and Japan as well. The move is part of a concerted effort the tech giant is making to stop the spread of hate and vitriol More...

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By Tony Korbe On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Using Apple Card at T-Mobile stores will earn you 3 percent cash back starting Friday

If you’ve got an Apple Card, you can already get 3 percent cash back buying products and software from Apple as well as for purchases at Walgreens, Uber, and Uber Eats. Starting Friday, you’ll also be able More...

By Tony Korbe On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Tesla’s Model 3 scores the company’s first top safety award from IIHS

Tesla often touts that its cars are really safe, but the company has just received a specific recognition of that safety for the first time ever: the Model 3 was just awarded “top safety pick” from the Insurance More...

By Tony Korbe On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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The first iPhone 11 Pro Max teardown confirms a 25 percent bigger battery

The first teardown of the iPhone 11 Pro Max is officially out, courtesy of DChannel on YouTube, and it reveals the inner workings of the newest extra-large iPhone. The most interesting part: the 11 Pro Max has More...

By Tony Korbe On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Pocket Casts is making its podcast app free and launching a subscription service

Pocket Casts, a popular podcast app, is changing up its money-making strategy and launching a subscription service. The company previously charged users between $4 and $10 to download the app, depending on the More...

By Tony Korbe On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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The gloriously surreal space epic Ad Astra is half a great movie

Director James Gray’s lush new space opera Ad Astra is essentially two parallel films. One is a visually inventive science fiction odyssey that imagines near-future space travel as the new Wild West frontier. More...

By Tony Korbe On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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See how an AI system classifies you based on your selfie

Modern artificial intelligence is often lauded for its growing sophistication, but mostly in doomer terms. If you’re on the apocalyptic end of the spectrum, the AI revolution will automate millions of jobs, More...

By Tony Korbe On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Amazon reportedly changed its search results to boost more profitable products

Amazon began making changes to its search results last year to prioritize profitability over relevance, according to The Wall Street Journal. Those changes were reportedly spurred on by demands from Amazon’s More...

By Tony Korbe On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 3 may include a new 15-inch model

Microsoft is planning to refresh its Surface lineup next month, and there could be a bigger version of the Surface Laptop 3 in the cards. WinFuture reports that Microsoft will unveil a new 15-inch version of More...

By Tony Korbe On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Wilmot’s Warehouse is a clever puzzler about staying organized

It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column Short Play, we suggest video games that can be started and finished in More...

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