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Epson's bricked printers highlight the industry's reparability problem

Epson’s bricked printers highlight the industry’s reparability problem

Epson printers have had a nasty little issue for years. Some models will abruptly brick, even if they seem to be working fine, because the ink pads are supposedly too saturated. Epson has endured bad publicity the past few weeks as users, websites, and right-to-repair activists condemned the company for designing its printers to eventually …

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Tiny Tina's Wonderlands' New Blightcaller Class Is Kinda Weird

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands’ New Blightcaller Class Is Kinda Weird

screenshot: Gearbox For those who love the grind, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands is Borderlands heaven. For those who don’t, it’s a solid shooter that lacks the sharp hooks of a true-to-form live-service game. I imagine this dynamic will remain much the same in the wake of the game’s latest expansion, which adds the game’s first new …

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Why it's taking so long to encrypt Facebook Messenger

Why it’s taking so long to encrypt Facebook Messenger

After a high-profile incident in which subpoenaed Facebook messages led to felony charges for a 17-year-old girl and her mother in a Nebraska abortion case, Meta said Thursday that it would expand testing of end-to-end encryption in Messenger ahead of a planned global rollout. This week, the company will automatically begin to add end-to-end encryption …

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Xiaomi shows what a foldable could look like if Samsung had competition

Xiaomi shows what a foldable could look like if Samsung had competition

The Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 has launched in China just days after Samsung announced its next generation of foldable handsets, with Xiaomi looking to gain an advantage over its competition with a slimmer design, bigger displays, and a more affordable price. The Mix Fold 2 has several improvements over the original Mi Mix Fold released …

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Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Farm 18 Map From The Beta Shown Off In New Video

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Farm 18 Map From The Beta Shown Off In New Video

Infinity Ward has shared new details on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s multiplayer mode ahead of its big reveal event in September. In a TikTok video that was re-shared on Twitter, developers spoke about their design inspirations for the Farm 18 map and offered a closer look at it. Farm 18 takes place in …

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Xiaomi's Mix Fold 2 is here to take on the Galaxy Z Fold 4

Xiaomi’s Mix Fold 2 is here to take on the Galaxy Z Fold 4

Hot on the heels of Samsung’s announcement, Xiaomi has unveiled its latest flagship foldable — the Xiaomi Mix Fold 2. The new device brings several design improvements over the original Mi Mix Fold from last year, including a more durable hinge and slimmer form factor. In addition, Xiaomi has packed Qualcomm’s latest flagship chipset on …

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Facebook will begin testing end-to-end encryption as default on Messenger app | Technology

Facebook announced on Thursday it will begin testing end-to-end encryption as the default option for some users of its Messenger app on Android and iOS. The development comes as the company is facing backlash for handing over messages to a Nebraska police department that aided the department in filing charges against a teen and her …

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