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“First we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into letters with ASCII — and we thought it was a typewriter. Then we discovered graphics, and we thought it was a television. With the World Wide Web, we’ve realized it’s a brochure.”

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Microsoft permanently closes all of its retail stores

Microsoft permanently closes all of its retail stores

Microsoft’s retail stores mimick the look and feel of Apple’s iconic sales fronts, from the glass walls to the wood tables to the very design of the Surface hardware on display. But as anyone who ever wandered through a mall can tell you, Microsoft’s stores lack one...

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Data caps on AT&T, Comcast, T-Mobile will return June 30

Data caps on AT&T, Comcast, T-Mobile will return June 30

Major Internet service providers are scheduled to end their quarantine benefits soon, once again subjecting Americans to data caps and removing protections if they are unable to pay their bills. The FCC’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge is set to expire on June 30....

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Ubisoft Forward shows off Far Cry 6, Watch Dogs Legion, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, and Hyper Scape

We are now more than a month past the point when E3 2020 would’ve ended. But Fake E3? That’s eternal. It lives in your heart, in your soul, and on your television. (Or maybe your phone?) Today we finally reached the “1PM Monday Afternoon” slot, a.k.a. Ubisoft. Much of what Ubisoft showed at its faux-press […]

Harmony is offering a full refund to anyone who ever bought its $250 Alexa remote

When it launched in 2019, Logitech's Harmony Express Alexa remote seemed to be the way of the future: a simple, voice-powered remote that controlled all your devices with ease. Barely a year later, Harmony has announced that it is shutting the whole thing down as of...

AMD Ryzen 3000 XT CPU review roundup: Slightly faster, slightly pricier, and a shoulder shrug

Reviews of AMD’s newest “XT” line of Ryzen desktop chips are in and while the CPUs offer improved performance and the best silicon batch, it’s overall a meh, hardware testers say. AMD The lack of stock cooler and mostly competition with the “X” parts that will stick...

Microsoft permanently closes all of its retail stores

Microsoft’s retail stores mimick the look and feel of Apple’s iconic sales fronts, from the glass walls to the wood tables to the very design of the Surface hardware on display. But as anyone who ever wandered through a mall can tell you, Microsoft’s stores lack one...

Data caps on AT&T, Comcast, T-Mobile will return June 30

Major Internet service providers are scheduled to end their quarantine benefits soon, once again subjecting Americans to data caps and removing protections if they are unable to pay their bills. The FCC’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge is set to expire on June 30....