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Chinese Censors Scrub Internet After Senior Party Official Gives Speech on Beijing Zero-Covid Timeline

CNN † Chinese censors rushed to remove an apparently misleading quote from a senior Communist Party official published in state media on Monday claiming that the “zero-CovidThe policy would remain in effect in Beijing for the next five years in an effort to tame an online backlash. Beijing Daily, the official Communist Party newspaper for …

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Atari turns 50 and the godfather of video games tells how we can change the world

†Schopenhauer always talked about creative destruction. New innovations often destroy old dominance. And that’s what you want to do, because you’re not going to beat Microsoft at their game. But you can beat them in a game you own.’† That’s the advice from Atari founder and mass-market video game maker Nolan Bushnell to current CEO …

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Valve Designer Warns Steam Deck SSD Mod Will Shorten Its Lifespan

Valve’s Steam Deck is a cool one portable pc you probably don’t want to change too much. However, if the creative juices start flowing and you feel the need to tinker with it, Valve user experience designer Lawrence Yang recommends at least a mod that increases the literal size of the Deck’s SSD. The reason? …

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Valve Designer Warns Steam Deck SSD Mod Will Shorten Its Lifespan

Valve’s Steam Deck is a cool little portable PC you probably don’t want to change too much. However, when the creative juices start flowing and you feel the need to tinker with itAt the very least, Valve user experience designer Lawrence Yang advises against a mod that increases the literal size of the Deck’s SSD. …

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How To Use Apple Notes To Have Secret Chats With Others

Photo† Ekaterina_Minaeva †Shutterstock† Apple’s Notes app might not be the first option that comes to mind when you want to keep a conversation hidden from others. But by using the collaboration features to invite others to a “conversation” — then deleting the messages when you’re done — you can erase all evidence from your chat. …

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How To Use Apple Notes To Have Secret Chats With Others

Photo† Ekaterina_Minaeva †Shutterstock† Apple’s Notes app might not be the first option that comes to mind when you want to keep a conversation hidden from others. But by using the collaboration features to invite others to a “conversation” — then deleting the messages when you’re done — you can erase all evidence from your chat. …

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In China’s ‘zero-Covid’ lockdowns, one daughter’s struggle to get medicine for her father strikes a chord

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in the CNN newsletter Meanwhile in China, a three-week update that explores what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it’s impacting the world. Register here. CNN † What was meant to be a simple message, a daughter taking her elderly father to the …

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Kuo says Apple AR headset will be announced in January 2023

Apple ARPhoto† Ryan Anson/AFP †Getty Images† Apple’s mixed reality headset will be “probably announced” in January 2023, according to trusted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a state of the VR industry blog posted on MediumKuo predicts that Apple’s entry into space will be a catalyst for the growth of virtual and augmented reality, calling the company …

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