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Maker Faire halts operations and lays off all staff

Financial troubles have forced Maker Media, the company behind crafting publication MAKE: magazine as well as the science and art festival Maker Faire, to lay off its entire staff of 22 and pause all operations. TechCrunch was tipped off to Maker Media’s unfortunate situation which was then confirmed by the ...

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Apple iPhone XR review: The best iPhone value in years – CNET

Editors’ note, Nov. 8: We’ve updated this review, originally published Oct. 23, with final battery benchmarks, camera testing, drop test results and additional impressions. The overall rating has moved from 8.8 to 8.9 and the phone has been awarded a CNET Editors’ Choice. Does the iPhone shopping landscape seem daunting? ...

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KickSat-2 project launches 105 cracker-sized satellites

Move over, Starlink. SpaceX’s global internet play might have caught the world’s attention with its 60-satellite launch last month, but little did we know that it had already been upstaged — at least in terms of sheer numbers. The KickSat-2 project put 105 tiny “femtosats” into space at once months ...

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iPadOS won’t change your mind on the iPad

Probably the biggest knock against the iPad is its lack of multitasking capability compared to Windows, macOS and Chrome OS. iPadOS will definitely make improvements, but the fundamental way you use the iPad is the same. At most, you can view two apps in Split View, with a third accessible ...

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