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Best External Hard Drives for Photographers

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The best external hard drives feature the right amount of storage capacity, transfer speed, and durability. But choosing the right device for your needs isn’t always apparent. With tons of options and a wide range of prices, how do you know which external hard drive is quality? We reviewed the best external hard drives for […]

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Starlink vs Dish internet

Starlink vs DIRECTV Internet: Which Is Better

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Key Points: Starlink is an internet service launched in 2019 by it’s sister company, SpaceX. The satellites installed by SpaceX rockets enable people in hard to reach, remote areas of the world to have internet. DirecTV is owned by AT&T and is available mostly near cities and highly populated areas. Starlink’s internet is fast enough […]

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Instagram

Is There Any Way to View Instagram Without An Account?

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Key Points Instagram permits limited browsing for viewers who are not logged in. Clicking on a link sent to you will lead you to the page where you will be able to view the first twelve pictures on it. Once you have reached that limit you will receive a prompt urging you to set up […]

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Computer chips

The 7 Largest Computers Ever Built

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Key Points: Built in the 1950s, the SAGE system was the largest computer ever constructed at the time. It spanned 20,000 square feet and comprised 56 IBM AN/FSQ-7 computers. In 2022, Hewlett Packard unveiled Frontier, the world’s first exascale supercomputer. It can complete at least one quintillion calculations per second, making it the fastest computer […]

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The 4 Best Free Calling Apps (Unlimited with Wi-Fi)

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Key Points Calling apps provide all the services you can enjoy over a telephone line, via a WiFi connection. Google Voice comes with a sleek, clutter-free interface and is an excellent choice for residents of the United States and Canada. However, it does permit international calls. Dingtone comes with free SMS and MMS and also […]

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Mars

Elon Discusses Colonizing Mars with Ice-Mining Droids

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Key Points Elon Musk wants to colonize marks because he wants the preservation of the Human Race. Musk wants to be prepared for that inevitability. Part of the process of colonizing Mars is terraforming. Elon Musk is well-known for his memes, crazy ideas, and massively successful companies. In a recent interview on the Full Send […]

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The 10 Largest Subscription Companies in the World, and What They Do

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Key Points: Whether or not you realize it, you probably already have one or more subscriptions that you’ve been using for years. In general, subscriptions are really convenient because they provide recurring services to save you the headache and trouble of remembering to purchase items, products, and services. Subscriptions come in all shapes in forms […]

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The Biggest Risk To Humanity

Elon Clearly Outlines The Biggest Risk To Humanity Today

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Key Points: Elon Musk believes that underpopulation instead of overpopulation – will be a devastating problem for humanity in the future. Underpopulation will ensure the demise of economies that depend on a continuous replacement of young employees, ideas and military personnel. The United States is facing population stagnation and eventual decline. This is due to […]

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Refresh Rate vs. Frame Rate: How Do They Differ?

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Key Points: Frame rate refers to the number of frames displayed on the screen each second. The computer monitor displays many frames in a second to show the movement of objects and other animations on the screen.  A higher frame rate tends to result in a smoother animation and movement of objects on the screen. […]

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How Many Satellites Does Musk’s Starlink Have in Orbit?

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Key Points Musk’s Starlink program has launched a total of 3,055 small Low Earth Orbit satellites so far. The latest statistics show that about one-third of the global population does not have access to the internet. Musk’s Starlink satellite number is increasing is on track to hit the 12,000 mark by the 2026 goal. The […]

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The 10 Best Craigslist Alternatives

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Key Points: Facebook Marketplace is a great place to buy, sell, or trade electronics (new or used), home decor, clothes, tires, cars, and pretty much everything in-between. From old cell phones and laptops to Blu-rays and books, Decluttr is the best alternative for selling your used technology. You have the option to sell in bulk […]

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The 12 Best Free Movie Streaming Sites

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Key Points CONtv is number 12 on our list. Pluto TV is number 11 on our list. 123Movies is number 10 on our list. Keep reading for more! There are few things more satisfying than watching a new movie in the comfort of your home. The experience is made even better when you don’t have […]

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Computer chips

The 5 Most Popular Computer Chips You Can Buy

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Key Points Best overall computer chip: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X. Best computer chip for Gaming: Intel Core i7-12700K Best bang for your buck: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X If you’re in the market for a new CPU, there are a lot of options to choose from — that is if you’re a fan of AMD or […]

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Best podcasts about Space

The 7 Best Podcasts about Space

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Key Points: Planetary Radio visits with the scientists, engineers, advocates, and astronauts that are taking us to the final frontier each week. NASA’S Curious Universe is guided by NASA astronauts and engineers, exploring a different aspect of space travel or research each week. In The National Air and Space Museum podcast, Emily, Matt, and Nick […]

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Porsche EVs: Current and Upcoming Vehicle Guide

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Key Points Porsche has new electric vehicles in the pipeline. Porsche builds the Panamera 4 E-Hybrid as a liftback luxury executive car. The Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid is a crossover SUV able to seat up to 5 occupants. Porsche, the world-famous maker of everything from race cars and luxury sports cars to Tiger tanks, has recently […]

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The 70% of EVs That Could Lose the $7,500 EV Tax Credit This Year

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Key Points: The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) is focused on reducing inflation, slashing prices on prescription drugs, and funding domestic energy production and clean energy solutions in the U.S. According to the latest estimates, about 70% of the 72 EVs previously eligible for up to $7,500 in tax credit rebates will now lose […]

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Nickel-Cobalt-Aluminum (NCA) vs. Nickel-Cobalt-Manganese (NCM) Batteries Compared: What’s the Difference?

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In 2020, Tesla announced its newest battery cell, the 4680-type. It featured a massive body (nearly 5x the size of the next type down) and a new internal design that allows it to quickly and safely transfer energy through the battery. Unsurprisingly, this cell made big news, and automakers are scrambling to keep up. Right […]

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Displayport vs HDMI

DVI vs. Displayport: What Can They Do?

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DVI vs. Displayport: 5 Key Points and Must-Know Facts In almost every regard, Displayport is a direct upgrade to DVI. No Displayport can communicate using analog. DVI can be a match for Displayport in gaming applications if you’re using 1080p 144hz monitors. DVI was invented in 1999, before even HDMI. It may become obsolete within […]

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Hyundai Ioniq 6 EV

Hyundai Ioniq 6: Everything We Know Including Price, Range, and Performance

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Following the popularity and outstanding reviews of the Hyundai Ioniq 5, the company’s next EV, the Ioniq 6, is garnering plenty of praise before release. Expected to arrive sometime in 2024, Hyundai has an eye on stealing market share from the Tesla Model 3. With a potentially longer range, a more comfortable interior, and Hyundai’s […]

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NIO vs Lucid: Which Electric Vehicle Company Is Best?

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While Tesla is undoubtedly one of the popular brands in electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing, some other up-and-comers are hot on its heels. NIO and Lucid are but two examples of EV manufacturers newly on the rise in recent years. With that being said, how do NIO and Lucid compare to one another? When comparing NIO […]

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Cryptocurrency

KuCoin Review: Features, Benefits, History, and More

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Key Points The first code for KuCoin was written by Michael Gan and Eric Don in 2013. The exchange itself was launched in 2017 and has its headquarters in Seychelles. KuCoin has its very own token, the KCS which provides users discounts and rewards. KuCoin is a large cryptocurrency exchange known for its wide range […]

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QHD vs. UHD: Which One is Right for You?

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Whether working from home or at the office, you spend some time looking at screens. Each screen serves a different purpose, but one thing that remains constant is the resolution or the number of pixels. Fewer pixels usually equates to lower sharpness and overall worse quality, whereas more pixels equates to higher sharpness and better […]

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The 5 Best Physics Books, From Beginner To Expert

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Key Points When choosing the best physics books, there are several factors to consider, including the date published, author credentials, relevancy, difficulty levels, and user reviews. The book A Brief History of Time By Stephen Hawking was voted the best physics book overall. If you are a beginner, then the book The Physics Book: Big […]

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NFT

From Disney to Nickelodeon: All The Pop Culture NFTs You Can Buy Today

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Key Points: Some of the most popular NFT’s (non-fungible tokens) are from toy brands and companies that have a presence on the silver screen. One of the first releases from Funko Digital Pop was TMNT x Funko, which sold out in seconds. Star Trek, Bob Ross, and Avatar Legends have all seen digital releases since […]

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The 10 Best Podcasts About Gaming

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Key Points: Created by former GameSpot editors, there’s a ton of gaming expertise and history on Giant Bombast. Hosted by Jeremy Perish and Bob Mackey, Retronauts is the podcast of choice if you enjoy classic and retro gaming. What’s Good Games is a podcast that has made a giant name for itself in the gaming […]

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The 4 Best Podcasts about Investing

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Key Points Hosted by Michael Batnick and Ben Carlson, Animal Spirits, aims to provide listeners with clear and concise information on the world of investing. Expect to listen in on input provided by key personalities within the sector, from time to time. Life lessons and general pointers on investing make We Study Billionaires hosted by […]

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The 7 Best Podcasts about Science Fiction

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Key Points: With the rising popularity of science fiction podcasts, audio dramas have become one of the new norms in the podcast world. The great thing about science fiction is that there is a story for everyone – no reason to limit yourself to what is a typical science fiction story. Across 30-plus episodes, Solutions […]

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Facebook account

The 7 First Steps To Take After Your Facebook Account is Hacked

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Key Points In spite of improved security measures implemented by Facebook, evading hackers is no easy task. The first step you should take if you believe your account is compromised is logging in where possible. You should also disconnect any unfamiliar devices and change your password. Logging out of your account on your devices makes […]

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Sonos vs Bose Soundbar: Which Is Best?

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Key Points: While Sonos might seem like the trendier brand, Bose has been around for decades longer. (Sonos was founded in 2002, while Bose was founded in 1964.) The Bose 901 — the company’s most popular and long-running product — was introduced in 1968 and discontinued in 2016. Bose technically falls under the ownership of […]

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crypto wallets

The 4 Different Types of Crypto Wallets Compared

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Key Points: Some crypto wallet options, like the ones provided by major crypto exchanges, are easy to use and don’t require any kind of maintenance or complicated decisions. The different kinds of crypto wallets include: Cold Wallets, Hot Wallets, Paper Wallets, Hardware Wallets, Software Wallets (Desktop, Mobile), and Web Wallets. Hot wallets are connected to […]

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Make WiFi calls on an iPhone

Step By Step: How To Make Wi-Fi Calls on An iPhone

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Key Points WiFi calling is ideal for circumstances under whch the connection is poor or inexistent. Although the United States does permit callers to make emergency calls using WiFi certain countries do not. In spite of how convenient this feature can be, crowded areas, or locations with connectivity issues can lead to low call quality. […]

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Best MacBook for Students

Best MacBooks For Students in 2022: Reviewed and Ranked

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Key Points The 2022 MacBook Air stands out thanks to the presence of its M2-gen processor, an 8-core CPU, and 18 hours of battery life. For outstanding performance, students need look no further than the 16-Inch MacBook Pro which comes with a 10-core CPU and which can last for up to 21 hours when used for […]

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Elon Musk Discusses Petition To Change His Street Name to ‘Memes’

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Key Points: Elon Musk is one of the richest men in the world and owns Tesla, Starlink, SpaceX, Twitter and other successful companies. Musk has sold all of his luxurious homes to re-locate to a $50,000 pre-fab home close to SpaceX in Texas. Musk seems to be considering changing the name of his new street […]

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Top Oculus Quest 2 Games

The 5 Top Rated Oculus Quest 2 Games (So Far) This Year

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Key Points The gameplay of Oculus Quest 2 games is affected by the battery life of the headset and the game being played: each session may last between 2 – 3 hours. Purchasing a head strap along with your headset can provide an extra dimension of comfort while you play. Before purchasing a game, you […]

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Your Complete Guide to Xbox Live: Price, Games, Features, and More

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5 Key Points and Must-Know Facts Xbox Live rebranded to the Xbox Network in March of 2021. This was done to better differentiate between the console’s free subscription and its paid tier, which retained its name Xbox Live Gold. You cannot access the Xbox Marketplace or receive a gamertag without an Xbox Network account. Xbox […]

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UHD vs HDX: What’s the Difference?

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As television gets better with time, so does the quality of home videos. It’s been the case ever since videotapes emerged in the mid-1970s. Interestingly enough, there always seems to be a debate that goes along with each new format, as well. Whether it be Betamax vs VHS, LaserDisc vs DVD, or HDDVD vs Blu-ray, […]

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Scribd vs Kindle Unlimited

Scribd vs Kindle Unlimited: Which One Should You Buy?

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Reading is one of the most popular leisure activities in the world, and people have been reading books for centuries. However, with the rise of digital content, readers now have more options than ever before when it comes to accessing their favorite stories. This blog post will compare two of the most popular options: Scribd […]

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The 5 Most Powerful Supercomputer Chips Ever Created

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Key Points A64FX was specifically designed for the Fugaku supercomputer at the Riken Center for Computational Science in Kobe, Japan. The architecture of Power9 chips, RISC, is proprietary to IBM and built off the ISA architecture. The Sunway SW26010 is another proprietary chip that you aren’t likely to find outside of a supercomputer setting. The […]

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EV Truck Guide: What’s Available Today, and Coming Tomorrow

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Key Point While gas and diesel-powered pickup trucks have long been considered the standard for power and performance, the recent growth of the EV market has shown that electric trucks can have just as much (if not more) utility as their gas counterparts. When buying an EV truck, it’s important to consider factors like power, […]

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best podcasts about cryptocurrency

The 4 Best Podcasts about Cryptocurrencies

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Podcasts are a great way to keep tabs on a hobby while enjoying yourself, and the best podcasts about cryptocurrencies are no exception. So, what makes a cryptocurrency podcast the best? You want podcasts that are reliable, have the information you’re looking for and are engaging enough to hold your attention through topics that are […]

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Watch Elon Musk Discuss Aliens, The Great Filter, and Colonizing Space

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Key Points: The Fermi Paradox states that when considering how long the Universe has been around, the odds of aliens existing are extremely high. The Great Filter is one of the potential reasons that explain the Fermi paradox. It basically states that even if life exists, it would require a high level of advancement to […]

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Elon Musk's IQ

What is Elon Musk’s IQ, Is He Really The Smartest Man on Earth?

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Key Points Individuals with an IQ of 145 or more are considered to be geniuses. Elon Musk has an IQ which lies between 150 – 155, making him one of the most intelligent people on the globe. He is the wealthiest man in the world and has founded the Boring Company, Neuralink, Open AI, SpaceX, […]

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The Real Reason Sega Failed Spectacularly

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Key Points Sega Corporation is a Japanese multinational video game and entertainment company headquartered in Shinagawa, Tokyo. It was founded in 1940. In 1969, Sega was sold to the American conglomerate Gulf and Western Industries. It was later renamed Sega Enterprises Inc. Sega failed to appeal to their customer’s primal needs, underestimated the competition, and allowed […]

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The 7 Best Photoshop Alternatives

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Key Points GIMP (or GNU Image Manipulation Program), is not only open-source, but is also available on Linux, macOS, and Windows. The free package also includes features such as color adjustments, retouching tools, and object selection tools. Photopea which can be used in a web browser is also free. Features which you can expect to […]

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The Best First 10 Apps to Download on Your New iPhone

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Key Points: Pcalc is calculator app which includes an optional RPN mode, multi-line display, paper tape, and support for multiple undo and redos. The Calculator’s buttons are also customizable. The best language learning app is Duolingo, offering bit-size lessons covering 40+ languages. With this app, you can learning pronunciation, grammar, and take quizzes. Lose It […]

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The 5 Best Macbook Air Alternatives

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Key Points The key to the Macbook Air’s performance lies in the latest M2 chips which power it. The Intel Core i7 and the AMD Ryzen series do a pretty good job of matching these Apple-exclusive processors performance-wise. The ThinkPad X1 Nano and the HP Spectre x360 each have a battery life of 13 and […]

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Synology vs QNAP

Synology Vs QNAP: Full Comparison

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Key Points NAS or Network Attached Storage offers businesses the option to store data and expand it as required. QNAP is known to have very reliable hardware system compared to its contemporaries. Synology on the other hand has better software and support compared to others. Which is why experts recommend going with Synology instead of […]

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A Complete Guide To GM’s Electric Vehicles Today

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General Motors or GM boldly claims it will be all-electric by 2035 and have 30 electric vehicles (EVs) available by 2025, 20 of those in the USA. With only a handful of EVs currently in showrooms and another few ready for near-future release, these promises might seem grandiose. However, its titanic $35 billion investment in […]

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The 10 Best Commodore 64 Games Ever

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Key Points Mayhem in Monsterland has since been praised for its similarity to Sonic the Hedgehog, and for bringing console gameplay to the Commodore 64. Before there was Fallout, there was Electronic Art’s Wasteland released in 1988. An RPG in a postapocalyptic setting, its variety of locations and characters earned it rave reviews and a […]

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Rivian R1x: Specs, Price, Range, and Everything Else We Know Today

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6 Facts About the Rivian R1X The Rivian R1X is a brand new, just-revealed EV with no official specs yet released. What’s known so far looks impressive, but any data could change before its public debut. Rivian R1X will feature a quad-motor setup as standard, rather than as an option in the base dual-motor R1T […]

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