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Writing for 88gadget.info since 2006, Admin1 is executive editor and is responsible for shaping the editorial direction of the site. With a remit that covers everything from consumer technology to automotive, through autonomous vehicles, the smart home, and cutting-edge science, Chris' primary focus is sharing the news that matters and bringing a distinctive, independent, and trustworthy voice to testing and reviews. Twitter / LinkedIn / Email

Nest cameras add offline storage to save clips during internet outages

Nest cameras add offline storage to save clips during internet outages

Nest is adding offline storage to its latest range of security cameras, allowing them to save video files even if their link to the cloud is temporarily interrupted. The new feature debuts on today's four-strong range of updated Nest models: the Nest Cam, Nest Doorbell, Nest Cam with Floodlight, and Nest Cam (wired).

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Nest Doorbell and new Nest Cams official: More style, storage and smarts

Nest Doorbell and new Nest Cams official: More style, storage and smarts

Nest has launched a quartet of new smart home products, with a new Nest Cam, Nest Doorbell, Nest Cam wired, and Nest Cam with Floodlight bringing revamped styling and more onboard-smarts. The redesigned range of home security devices include an uptick in onboard machine learning, allowing for data to be processed on-device rather than in the cloud.

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Windows 365 trials have closed – and that’s great news for Microsoft

Windows 365 trials have closed – and that’s great news for Microsoft

Microsoft has halted Windows 365 trials, only days after the cloud PC service opened up, though it's arguably for the best of reasons. The new platform - which effectively hosts a remote Windows PC in the cloud, and offers access to it through the browser on other devices - has seen a surge in interest, Microsoft claims.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE price, release and 5G detailed

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE price, release and 5G detailed

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S7 FE will go on sale this week, the company has confirmed, offering an Android-powered 12.4-inch alternative to Apple's iPad, complete with the option of integrated 5G. Announced back in May, the newest addition to Samsung's tablet series will be priced from $530 the company confirmed today, and also support its S Pen stylus.

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Facebook is hunting ways to push targeted ads into encrypted WhatsApp chats

Facebook is hunting ways to push targeted ads into encrypted WhatsApp chats

Just because your WhatsApp messages may be end-to-end encrypted, doesn't mean Facebook won't one day potentially be able to use the contents for advertising. While one of the big assumptions about encryption has been that the messaging platforms themselves aren't privy to what you're discussing with your contacts, a new push to develop homomorphic encryption techniques could change the stakes.

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Here’s how much Apple’s 3 new Mac Pro MPX GPU upgrades will cost you

Here’s how much Apple’s 3 new Mac Pro MPX GPU upgrades will cost you

Apple has put its three new Mac Pro MPX Modules up for sale, and if you were hoping to bring your current macOS machine up to date with the latest AMD GPUs, prepare to dig deep. Announced earlier today, the trio of Radeon Pro W6000-Series modules were initially listed for custom configurations of new Mac Pro orders, but now they've been added to the virtual shelves for upgrades too.

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Google reportedly picked an old Android friend to build Pixel 6’s Tensor

Google reportedly picked an old Android friend to build Pixel 6’s Tensor

Google may have designed its own Pixel 6 chip for the upcoming Android flagship, but the company has reportedly turned to a familiar name to actually produce the new Tensor SoC. Announced yesterday, alongside a preview of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, Google Tensor is the company's first homegrown design for a smartphone processor as it takes a leaf out of Apple's playbook.

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DHL just ordered 12 all-electric aircraft: Here’s why that’s a big deal

DHL just ordered 12 all-electric aircraft: Here’s why that’s a big deal

DHL has ordered twelve new electric aircraft, aiming to cut carbon emissions on short-hop flights, though it'll be packages not passengers that are aboard. The logistics and shipping company plans to add a dozen Eviation Alice fully-electric planes to its so-called "middle mile" operations.

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The 2022 Nissan Leaf just became the new EV bargain

The 2022 Nissan Leaf just became the new EV bargain

Nissan has revealed the 2022 Leaf, and what's always been a more affordable electric car is now even cheaper thanks to a lower starting price. With the US federal tax credit for EVs, in fact, the 2022 Leaf could come down to under $20k before destination.

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SpaceX reveals latest Starlink user count – and how many are still waiting

SpaceX reveals latest Starlink user count – and how many are still waiting

SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet service has around 90,000 users currently, according to a new disclosure, though the total is a fraction of the waitlist. Launched in mid-2019, Starlink uses a growing constellation of low Earth orbit satellites and a self-orienting dish on the ground to beam down internet connectivity, though it's only been relatively recently that Starlink has accelerated adding users.

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NASA and Boeing scrub Starliner OFT-2 launch today over new glitch

NASA and Boeing scrub Starliner OFT-2 launch today over new glitch

NASA and Boeing have scrubbed today's Starliner Orbital Flight Test-2 launch, though contrary to expectations it's not because of last week's problems at the International Space Station. The US space agency had warned that the Starliner launch might be pushed back, after an unexpected incident on the new Russian ISS module saw it shuffled out of position.

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Realme MagDart gives Android a blisteringly fast MagSafe rival

Realme MagDart gives Android a blisteringly fast MagSafe rival

Realme has revealed its first magnetic charger, promising the same convenience as Apple's MagSafe but with much more power for its Android devices. Realme MagDart may not be the first charging pad designed to cling to the back of a smartphone, but with up to 50W on tap it could be just as fast as a wired connection would be.

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