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Google Maps adds new details in four major cities

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Google Maps is adding some new details in four major cities scattered around the world that will make it easier for people walking and using Maps for navigation. The new feature will help users get more accurate walking directions and time estimates for travel time based on where crosswalks are positioned. New details include crosswalks, pedestrian islands, and more. This … Continue reading

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Comcast’s latest hybrid broadband test teases an end to slow uploads

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If there’s one thing working from home has taught us over the past year, it’s that we probably snack too much; if there’s a second thing, it’s that your home internet connection can never be too fast. With fiber slowly spreading, Comcast is showing off the next-generation of its hybrid-fiber coaxial (HFC) network technology, and in the process promising a … Continue reading

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Windows can now run Linux GUI apps directly in WSL2 Preview

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A few decades ago, the powers that be at Microsoft characterized Linux and open source in general as a cancer. Today, the company has pretty much embraced and even extended them, acquiring GitHub and allowing Linux to run almost natively inside Windows. The latter, officially named Windows Subsystem for Linux, is perhaps one of the best and most perplexing embodiments … Continue reading

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Microsoft Classroom Pen 2 halves price for Surface-friendly student stylus

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Microsoft has launched a new version of its Surface Pen stylus for schools, with the Classroom Pen 2 promising to be half the price as well as harder to lose. The new Pen 2 is intended to be used with the Surface Go and Surface Pro, and now matches the regular Surface Pen with a silver finish. The original Classroom … Continue reading

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