Reddit Talk is the latest to jump on the Clubhouse train

Reddit Talk is the latest to jump on the Clubhouse train

You know that Clubhouse is big when something bigger tries to follow in its footsteps and you can't get any bigger than Facebook when it comes to social networking. Although it wasn't exactly a 1:1 rival, Facebook isn't the only one trying to join the social audio bandwagon. There are also some unlikely new contenders and it seems that Reddit, better known for being an Internet forum, has taken the plunge with its own spin on an audio chat platform.

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SmartThings Find will warn you if a Galaxy SmartTag is following you

SmartThings Find will warn you if a Galaxy SmartTag is following you

Beating Apple AirTags to the punch, Samsung launched its Galaxy SmartTags last year to offer an alternative to the popular Tile trackers. The Bluetooth-enabled accessories worked in tandem with Samsung's improved SmartThings Find in order to create what is practically a crowdsourced network of users that can help locate any lost item, even if they're outside of Bluetooth range. That said, that system may have also raised some questions about privacy that Samsung will be addressing next week with an important update to SmartThings.

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Facebook posts can now be exported to Google Docs, WordPress

Facebook posts can now be exported to Google Docs, WordPress

Depending on how you look at it, Facebook may have surpassed Google in being the poster child for harvesting personal data on the Internet. Considering how much of people's online lives and information it has in its possession, the social media giant regularly gets pushed, mostly through laws and regulations, to take certain steps to secure and unlock users' information. Part of that is allowing users to move their data outside of Facebook and a new export tool will let them do just that to transfer their posts to other online services.

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Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 might finally get IP ratings

Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 might finally get IP ratings

Fancy and interesting as they were, Samsung foldable phones raised many questions about their durability, especially after the first Galaxy Fold failed spectacularly in just a few weeks. Since then, Samsung has spared no effort to inspired confidence in the Galaxy Z Fold and Z Flip lines by improving the mechanisms and protections used on the devices. There is still, however, some doubt about how well they'd fair with a bit of a splash or an attack of dust but those doubts might finally be dispelled in this year's generation of foldables. the first of their kind to get an IP rating.

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Sony’s latest Home Cinema Projector has native 4K and a huge price tag

Sony’s latest Home Cinema Projector has native 4K and a huge price tag

Sony has announced two new projectors designed for home theaters: the VPL-VW325ES and VPL-VW1025ES. Both models feature native 4K support, according to Sony, which packed in features like its X1 projector picture processor and dynamic HDR enhancement. Both models are available now, but they come with substantial price tags.

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Researchers discover monster centipede in Japan that feasts in rivers

Researchers discover monster centipede in Japan that feasts in rivers

Researchers in Japan have discovered a new amphibious centipede species that live around streams and attack freshwater prawns for meals. The creature measures around 8-inches in length with a terrifying jade-colored appearance, and it holds the distinction of being the largest (known) centipede in Taiwan and Japan.

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Geico security breach exposed customers’ driver’s license numbers

Geico security breach exposed customers’ driver’s license numbers

A letter submitted by insurance company Geico to the California attorney general's office details a data breach that took place earlier this year, exposing customers' driver's license numbers. The letter doesn't include certain pertinent details such as how many people were potentially impacted by the security issue, though it did note the numbers may be used as part of unemployment benefits fraud.

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State Department ‘Do Not Travel’ list adds 80% of countries over pandemic

State Department ‘Do Not Travel’ list adds 80% of countries over pandemic

In a travel advisory update published today, the US Department of State 'strongly' recommended that all citizens 'reconsider' any international travel they have planned. The reason, according to a release from the agency, is the continued presence of SARS-CoV-2 and the risks related to COVID-19. With this update, the State Department will label around 80-percent of countries at 'Level 4: Do Not Travel' risk.

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Apex Legends Mobile starts testing soon, but most of us have to wait

Apex Legends Mobile starts testing soon, but most of us have to wait

Ever since Apex Legends released, we've been hearing whispers and rather nebulous statements about the game coming to mobile. We're finally closing in on that launch, with Respawn and Electronic Arts today announcing details about the game's upcoming mobile test. Unfortunately, most of us aren't going to get to participate in the test right when it launches, as it'll be a fairly limited affair to start.

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Furiosa (Mad Max) set to be Australia’s biggest film shoot ever

Furiosa (Mad Max) set to be Australia’s biggest film shoot ever

The actors are in place, the stage is metaphorically set. Now, the Mad Max: Fury Road prequel "Furiosa" is nearly ready for production. Furiosa's filming will begin in June of this year, 2021. This film will be directed by George Miller, as each of the Mad Max films have been in the past.

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Celeste developer Extremely OK Games teases the next big indie hit

Celeste developer Extremely OK Games teases the next big indie hit

Since its release back in 2018, Celeste has become one of the most popular indie games around. Now, the developers behind Celeste have announced what's coming up next. Extremely OK Games today revealed a new title called Earthblade, though many specific details are being kept under wraps for now.

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Nextdoor app targets toxic behavior with anti-racism warning

Nextdoor app targets toxic behavior with anti-racism warning

Nextdoor, the app that allows neighbors to connect with each other and share details about their communities, is introducing a new feature that will detect and warn against potentially racist content. The company announced the new feature today, explaining that it will ask users to reconsider their posts before sharing them if certain offensive language is detected.

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