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  1. Disney reveals its ‘real’ lightsaber, and it looks extremely cool

    Disney reveals its ‘real’ lightsaber, and it looks extremely cool

    Disney has finally showed off its “real” retractable lightsaber in celebration of May 4th’s Star Wars Day — and the new toy saber looks like the best yet. It’ll be available in 2022 at the company’s upcoming Galactic Starcruiser hotel.

  2. Donald Trump’s ‘social media platform’ has launched and it’s just a blog

    Donald Trump’s ‘social media platform’ has launched and it’s just a blog

    After months of promising his own social media network for banned posters, former President Donald Trump on launched a new section of his website that’s more similar to a WordPress blog.

  3. Basecamp CEO apologizes to staff in new post: ‘We have a lot to learn’

    Basecamp CEO apologizes to staff in new post: ‘We have a lot to learn’

    It’s been a long week at Basecamp, and CEO Jason Fried is out with a new blog post that apologizes but doesn’t specify what the company plans to do to rectify the problems that led up to a controversial blog post about the company’s culture.

  4. Moment (M)Force MagSafe accessory review

    Moment (M)Force MagSafe accessory review

    Moment’s MagSafe accessories are powerful magnetic pucks that allow for seamless phone mounting. They work with an iPhone 12 or 12 Pro and let you easily attach your phone to other photographic gear.

  5. Google prematurely announces ‘Pixel Buds A-Series’ with now-deleted tweet

    Google prematurely announces ‘Pixel Buds A-Series’ with now-deleted tweet

    Google posted an image of the unannounced Pixel Buds A-Series earbuds on the Android Twitter account — only to delete it a few minutes later. The company’s latest buds are expected to sell for less than the regular $179 Pixel Buds.

  6. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will no longer receive security updates

    Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will no longer receive security updates

    The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, launched in spring of 2017, have received their last security update. The phones received four years of support from Samsung and were considered well-timed triumphs when the brand faced some serious trouble.

  7. Instagram will now let you auto-caption Stories with just a sticker

    Instagram will now let you auto-caption Stories with just a sticker

    Instagram now has a captions sticker for Stories, which transcribes speech in videos that can then be edited. It’s rolling out for English first.

  8. Tinder will now quiz you on your vibes

    Tinder will now quiz you on your vibes

    Tinder announced a quiz feature called Vibes that asks goofy questions and gives matches something to talk about in chat and view on others’ profiles.

  9. Go read this report on how law enforcement can extract sensitive data from your car

    Go read this report on how law enforcement can extract sensitive data from your car

    A new report has shed light on tech that lets law enforcement extract personal data from cars. It reports that US Customs and Border Protection recently purchased iVe “vehicle forensics kits” from data extraction firm MSAB

  10. Facebook’s Nextdoor-clone Neighborhoods is coming soon to four US cities

    Facebook’s Nextdoor-clone Neighborhoods is coming soon to four US cities

    Facebook’s new Neighborhoods feature is available across Canada and coming soon to four US cities. The feature is a clone of Nextdoor, allowing geographically-defined groups of users to chat and share information. It also creates new moderation problems for Facebook.