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SpaceX Plans Record-Breaking Launch With 143 Satellites

SpaceX plans to launch the most satellites ever deployed in a single mission, 143, on Saturday morning from Florida for more than a dozen customers. UPI reports: A 2017 mission by the India Space Research Organization launched 104 spacecraft, which would be the previous record if the SpaceX launch is a success. Liftoff aboard a…

Two-Key Keyboard Build Log Starts Small, But Thinks Big

Interested in making a custom keyboard, but unsure where to start? Good news, because [Jared]’s build log for an adorable “2% Milk” two-key mini-keyboard covers everything you need to know about making a custom keyboard, including how to add optional RGB lighting. The only difference is that it gets done in a smaller and cheaper…

Best coffee maker for 2021: Bonavita, Oxo, Ninja, Bunn and more – CNET

We put many of today’s top coffee makers to the test learn which is best. On the list are models from Bonavita, Ninja, Oxo, Technivorm, KitchenAid and others. …read more Source:: CNet

Galaxy S21: Samsung copies Apple again, and both Android and iPhone fans suffer – CNET

Commentary: Samsung dropping a few features makes sense, but there would be real courage in keeping at least some of them. …read more Source:: CNet

ADT techie admits he peeked into women’s home security cams thousands of times to watch them undress, have sex

Plus: SonicWall hacked, Qualcomm security wobble, warrantless cellphone monitoring by US snoops revealed In brief One-time ADT security engineer Telesforo Aviles, 35, pleaded guilty to computer fraud in the US after spying on women through their home surveillance cameras.… …read more Source:: Register

Galaxy S21 vs. Galaxy S20: Digging into price, features and more – CNET

The Samsung Galaxy S21 hits stores this month. Here’s how it stacks up against the Galaxy S20, including camera features and other specs. …read more Source:: CNet

My AirPods 3 wishlist: Everything I hope Apple changes this year – CNET

Commentary: Apple’s little AirPods could see another update this year. There’s still room for improvement. …read more Source:: CNet

Brad Cox, Creator of Objective-C Programming Language, Dies At 76

We have learned that Brad Cox, computer scientist known mostly for creating the Objective-C programming language with his business partner Tom Love, died on January 2, 2021 at his residence. He was 76. From a post: Brad was born on May 2, 1944 in Fort Benning, Georgia, to the late Nancy Hinson Cox and…

A Computer in Your Pocket, 1980s Style

These days, having a little computer in your pocket is par for the course. But forty years ago, this was a new and high tech idea. [The 8-Bit Guy] has a great video covering the state of the art in pocket computers and personal digital assistants from the 1980s and 1990s. You can see the…

UFC 257 Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier: Start time, how to watch and full fight card – CNET

Everything you need to know about McGregor’s return at UFC 257. …read more Source:: CNet