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Trump Ignores Hurricane Maria Disaster in Favor of Scolding Black Athletes and Inciting Nuclear War

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Doesn’t Think the NFL Protests About Race Are About Race

White House Press Secretary/bewitched doorknob Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday defended Donald Trump’s asinine and racist comments in which he said that any football player who takes a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racism is a “son of a bitch” who should be fired. Read …

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Kotaku Game Designer Says Developers Would Be More Candid If Gamer Culture Wasn’t So Toxic | Jalopni

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iPhone 8 Component Costs Estimated to Start at $247.51

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are more expensive for Apple to manufacture than the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, according to component cost estimates research firm IHS Markit shared today with Bloomberg. An entry-level iPhone 8 with 64GB of storage costs Apple an estimated $247.51 in raw …

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Apple’s Craig Federighi Confirms APFS Coming to Fusion Drives in a Future macOS High Sierra Update

The initial version of macOS High Sierra released this morning limits the new Apple File System (APFS) to Macs that have all-flash built-in storage, excluding iMacs and Mac mini machines that feature Fusion Drives. Apple announced the limitation last week in a support document that said the initial release would …

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iPhone 8 Supports Enhanced Voice Services Codec for Better Quality Audio on Some Carriers

The iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus include support for the Enhanced Voice Services (EVS) audio codec that offers improved voice quality and better call reliability, KDDI president Takashi Tanaka told Engadget Japan in a recent interview. EVS is the first codec that offers up to 20 kHz audio …

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Snapchat Gains Augmented Reality ‘Sky Filters’ for Adding Virtual Weather Effects to Photos

Snapchat is gaining a new feature called “Sky Filters,” which are able to detect the sky in an image and then layer different effects on top, much like Snapchat’s existing face-based filters. Snapchat told TechCrunch that the new filters are rolling out starting today on iOS an Android. Available filters …

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How to Use New Pinning and Tables Features in Notes in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra bring new features to several apps, and some of the biggest changes have been made to the Notes app. Along with a new Document Scanning feature outlined in a prior how to (iOS only), the Notes app also includes support for pinning and tables. …

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Trump Issues New Travel Ban With Restrictions On More Countries

Donald Trump took a break from tweeting about sports teams on Sunday to issue a new travel ban on an expanded list of seven countries, just as the previous, widely-detested order was on the brink of expiring. Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

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Los Angeles Sparks Leave Court Before National Anthem In Game 1 Of WNBA Finals

The Los Angeles Sparks walked off the court prior to the national anthem before today’s Game 1 of the WNBA Finals in Minnesota, and returned to the court after the song concluded. Read more… Powered by WPeMatico