Month: October 2021

Best phones under $500 2021: iPhone 11, Pixel 5A 5G, Samsung Galaxy and more – CNET

You don’t need to spend over $500 to get a great phone. Here are our picks of the best ones. …read more Source:: CNet

NASA Mars Ingenuity helicopter bounces back after anomaly for flight 14 – CNET

A baker’s dozen, with a little extra on top. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple’s iPod Came Out Two Decades Ago

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Conversation: On October 23, 2001, Apple released the iPod — a portable media player that promised to overshadow the clunky design and low storage capacity of MP3 players introduced in the mid-1990s. The iPod boasted the ability to “hold 1,000 songs in your pocket”. Its personalized listening…

Still watching Squid Game on Netflix? Change this subtitle setting immediately – CNET

Use “English” rather than “English CC” subtitles for a more nuanced translation. …read more Source:: CNet

FCC kicks China Telecom out of United States

Chinese telco given 60 days to stop providing domestic and international services. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Donald Trump loses bid to keep Twitter lawsuit in Florida – CNET

Case will move to California after judge finds Trump wasn’t exempt from terms of service clause because he was the sitting president. …read more Source:: CNet

Bill Murray reveals he’s already filmed scenes for Marvel’s Ant-Man 3 – CNET

“You know, recently I made a Marvel movie.” …read more Source:: CNet

Simple Electronic Hacks Inspire Doing More With Less

It’s late at night. The solder smoke keeps getting in your tired eyes, but your project is nearly done. The main circuit is powered by your 13.8 V bench supply, but part of the circuit needs 9 V. You dig into your stash to find your last LM7809 voltage regulator, but all you have is…

China Telecom booted out of USA as Feds worry it could disrupt or spy on local networks

FCC urges more action against Huawei and DJI, too The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has terminated China Telecom’s authority to provide communications services in the USA.… …read more Source:: Register

US Regulators Exploring How Banks Could Hold Crypto Assets

A top U.S. bank regulator said U.S. officials are looking to provide a clearer path for banks and their clients that are looking to hold cryptocurrencies, in order to keep control over the fast-developing asset. Reuters reports: Jelena McWilliams, who chairs the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, told Reuters in an interview on Monday that a…