Why Are People Scared of Phone Calls These Days?

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Ethernet was developed at Xerox PARC between 1973 and 1974. It was later formalized as a physical data transfer standard in 1985.

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December 2, 2022

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Ethernet was developed at Xerox PARC between 1973 and 1974. It was later formalized as a physical data transfer standard in 1985.

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In hardware news, iFixit’s teardown of the new iPad offers some clues about its Apple Pencil support, while Raspberry Pi has started selling updated audio boards for Pi computers.

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TODAY'S TOP STORY Why Are People Scared of Phone Calls These Days?

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Raspberry Pi Has New Hi-Fi Audio Boards for Your DIY Project

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Would You Watch a Movie Generated by AI? You Might Have To

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This Is Why the New iPad Uses the Old Apple Pencil

Apple released the 10th-generation iPad last month, bringing the regular iPad more in line with the design and features of the iPad Air and Pro. Now we have some insight into its shortcomings, thanks to a teardown by iFixit. Read More »

How to Stream ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ in 2022

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The Best Portable Speakers of 2022

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What Are the Pros and Cons of LED Christmas Lights?

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Google Chrome Has a New Search Sidebar: Here’s How to Use It

Google has been testing a new sidebar in Chrome that makes web searching easier, and it’s starting to roll out more widely with the release of Chrome 108. Here’s how it works, and how to use it. Read More »


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Microsoft Now Sells Tiny Hoodies for Cold Xbox Controllers

People make up all sorts up excuses as to why they just lost a video game to their friend: sometimes they don’t know how to play, claim the controller isn’t working, or that they’re friend cheated. Who knew saying the controller is too cold was an option? Read More »




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