Hidden iOS 16 Features & the Death of Internet Explorer

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The first pilot for Star Trek: The Original Series, entitled “The Cage”, was completed in 1965 and, although segments of the pilot’s footage were later incorporated into the first-season two-parter “The Menagerie”, it was not broadcast on television in its complete form until late 1988.

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The first pilot for Star Trek: The Original Series, entitled “The Cage”, was completed in 1965 and, although segments of the pilot’s footage were later incorporated into the first-season two-parter “The Menagerie”, it was not broadcast on television in its complete form until late 1988.

 
🌍 Firefox rises, Internet Explorer falls

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10 Hidden iOS 16 Features You Might Have Missed


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The Fastest Ways to Search the Web in Chrome


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Firefox Now Blocks Cross-Site Cookie Tracking Everywhere


Firefox is one of two major browsers left with a non-Chromium engine (the other being Apple’s Safari), which means it can experiment with lower-level changes that Google isn’t interested in. Now one of those changes is rolling out to everyone: Total Cookie Protection. Read More »

 
The Best Gaming TVs of 2022


The best TVs for gaming don’t just show picture-perfect visuals; they also provide features like high refresh rates to ensure your gaming experience is top-notch. Our recommendations include the right mix of features to make big-screen gaming perfect whether you’re playing on a console or PC. Read More »

 
The Best Pixar Movies to Stream on Disney+ in 2022


Since 1995, Pixar Animation Studios has set the standard for computer-animated films. The studio’s movies have won numerous Oscars and made billions of dollars at the box office. Here are the best Pixar movies to stream on Disney+. Read More »

 
VPN Alternatives: What Can You Use Besides a VPN?


VPN providers would have you believe that VPNs are a one-stop cybersecurity shop that will solve all your worries about being tracked or hacked while browsing. That’s not entirely true, though. VPNs aren’t your only option when trying to cover your digital tracks, either. Read More »

 
How to Disable the Lock Screen on Windows 10 or Windows 11


Windows 10’s lock screen is at home on a tablet, but it just adds an additional keypress to the login process on a desktop or laptop.  You can disable the lock screen with a quick registry hack. Read More »

 
When Should You Use a Flash in Your Photography?


Flash has a bad reputation among photographers. Many articles for beginners—and I’ve written a few—recommend avoiding using it whenever possible. But, while you will generally get better photos when you don’t use flash, there are some situations where it’s essential. Let’s dig in. Read More »

 
Microsoft Will Soon Remove Internet Explorer From Windows 10


Microsoft dropped Internet Explorer from Windows 11, instead only making it accessible through ‘IE Mode’ on the new Edge browser. Now the company is preparing to remove it from some builds of Windows 10, too. Read More »

 
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The 7 Best Lenovo Laptops


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GM’s Next Electric Car Is the Chevrolet Blazer


There are more choices than ever for electric cars, especially as older companies like General Motors and Ford are starting to create electric versions of their gas and hybrid cars. GM has now (partially) revealed another upcoming model: the Chevrolet Blazer EV. Read More »

 

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How to Choose the Perfect Mouse Pad


Tired of replacing cheap mouse pads that wear out quickly? Or maybe you want to upgrade to something bigger or better? Here’s what you need to know when choosing the perfect mouse pad. Read More »

 

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AT&T’s New Unlimited Plan Drops HBO Max


AT&T used to own Warner Media, which in turn owns HBO and its associated streaming services, but AT&T completed its sale of Warner to Discovery earlier this year. Now we’re seeing the first real-world effects of the deal: no more free Game of Thrones for AT&T unlimited subscribers. Read More »

 

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How to Rename a Directory on Linux


Renaming a directory in Linux is easy, and there are plenty of ways to go about it. From renaming a single directory to finding and renaming many, here’s how to do it. Read More »

 
 

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