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Zoom doesn’t cut it for you? Try to explore a virtual world

The best thing about Online Town is that it’s more than a novelty. It works well. During a 40-minute interview with Tabrizi and Jaffer on the website, there were hardly any delays and no discernible errors. The program sends peer-to-peer audio and video data using the open source software WebRTC. This means that your video chat is sent directly to …

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I can’t stop escaping the Google Photos nostalgia swirl

Abeyta says that thinking about nostalgic photos, especially those that highlight meaningful interpersonal relationships, can help. “This can give us a strong feeling that there are people who love and support us,” he says. “Special memories also provide examples of how important and meaningful our lives are, and they also remind us of a meaning in life.” Two features make …

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The Apple iMessage patent describes the possibility of editing texts that have already been sent

The US Patent and Trademark Office released a new Apple patent application this week that lists features for editing broadcast messages, an improved sign-in launcher, and many other possible features. (via AppleInsider) The patent application specifically describes features of a “messaging user interface of a message application” that are not currently available in iOS. These include ways to easily acknowledge …

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10 tips and tricks for the iPad Pro Magic Keyboard

If you’ve just bought Apple’s new Magic Keyboard for your iPad Pro 2018 or 2020, here is a list of our most popular tips and tricks you need to know. Subscribe to MacRumors’ YouTube channel to see more videos. 1. Use your free USB-C port Apple made a good design decision to include a USB-C port on the side of …

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Covid-19 kills black people unequally – don’t be surprised

Ala Stanford is a doctor, but at the moment her office is a parking lot, a street corner, the sidewalk in front of a Baptist church in Philadelphia. Stanford is leading a mobile unit of doctors delivering free Covid-19 tests to the Philadelphia areas most affected by the virus: underserved black communities. In the United States, black Americans contract and …

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Build your own hole video camera!

Granted, it’s a very weak picture. If another light enters your device, you won’t even be able to see the picture. Why is it so dark Because the hole is so small – only a little light from the person gets on the screen. Couldn’t you just use a bigger hole? Yes, but the picture would be blurry. To see …

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Space photos of the week: Happy Birthday Hubble!

NASA launched the Hubble Space Telescope on April 24, 1990, and Hubble has been busy observing the universe ever since. For his 30th birthday, we’re going to explore some of the most memorable and stunning photos, starting with the anniversary photo. This image contains two nebulae, both nicknamed Cosmic Reef. When stars are born or when they die, they often …

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How to dye your hair at home (temporary or semi-permanent)

Faced with that In the life-changing circumstances of Covid-19, people change things. This can mean many terrible things, such as losing a job or the illness of a loved one. For those lucky enough to still be busy (and healthy), you may learn to work from home and bake a lot of bread, or get an overwhelming urge to change …

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Baseball and sci-fi make the team very special

Science fiction writer Rick Wilber is best known for writing baseball, including a number of alternative stories about the real spy Moe Berg. Wilber’s preoccupation with the game is understandable given his upbringing. “My father was a senior league baseball player,” says Wilber in episode 412 of the podcast “Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy.” “Then he was manager of a …

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