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0 - 200 GB
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500 - 800 GB
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1200 - 1500 GB
12%
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12%
> 2000 GB
21%
Total votes: 34

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Galaxy Note 9 looks stunning in these photos - CNET

cNET.com - News - 1 hour 35 min ago
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Apple Watch Series 4: Both sizes, compared - CNET

cNET.com - News - 2 hours 34 min ago
Take a closer look at the 40mm and 44mm models in steel versus the Series 3.

What the world needs now is a $250,000 power amplifier - CNET

cNET.com - News - 4 hours 17 min ago
High-end cars, watches, planes, clothes prices have all gone through the roof, and now the high-end audio market is ready for the $250,000 Dan D’Agostino Relentless amplifier.

Best dating apps of 2018 - CNET

cNET.com - News - 4 hours 35 min ago
Ready to jump into the world of online dating apps? Here's the best place to start.

No escaping the notch: 15 phones with screen notches - CNET

cNET.com - News - 5 hours 35 min ago
This little black cut-out on top of the screen may look like an eyesore, but more and more phones are jumping on this trend.

Spellbound by the sound of Kinter’s $33 stereo amplifier - CNET

cNET.com - News - 5 hours 46 min ago
The Audiophiliac gets smitten by Kinter’s flyweight K2020A+ amp that costs and weighs next to nothing.

iPhone XR photos, and how Portrait Mode works - CNET

cNET.com - News - 6 hours 35 min ago
A look at some of the photos I took with Apple's newest iPhone (and a test of Portrait Mode's limits).

Signal app to Australia: Good luck with that crypto ban

Ars Technica - 7 hours 19 min ago

Enlarge / Grafitti urging people to use Signal, a highly-enctypted messaging app, is spray-painted on a wall during a protest on February 1, 2017 in Berkeley, California. (credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)

Signal, one of the most secure messaging apps, essentially told Australia this week that its attempts to thwart strong crypto are rather cute.

"By design, Signal does not have a record of your contacts, social graph, conversation list, location, user avatar, user profile name, group memberships, group titles, or group avatars," Joshua Lund, a Signal developer wrote. "The end-to-end encrypted contents of every message and voice/video call are protected by keys that are entirely inaccessible to us. In most cases now we don’t even have access to who is messaging whom."

Lund is referring to a recent law passed in Australia that will fine companies that do not comply with government demands for encrypted data up to AUS$10 million.

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iPhone XS, Pixel 3, OnePlus 6T and 20 other phones without headphone jacks - CNET

cNET.com - News - 7 hours 35 min ago
More and more phone companies are eliminating the headphone jack -- here are the phones that waved goodbye to the audio port.

Computing pioneer Evelyn Berezin died this week—she should be remembered

Ars Technica - 8 hours 25 min ago

Enlarge / Secretaries use typewriters, before the word processor changed everything. (credit: Evening Standard | Getty Images)

Computing pioneer Evelyn Berezin died at 93 this week. She was most known as the designer of the first true word-processing computer. But she designed many other innovative computing systems and helmed Redactron Corporation, a company that helped transform offices by producing and distributing her word-processor device.

Born to Jewish immigrants from Russia in New York City in 1925, Berezin earned a BA in physics at NYU before working throughout the 1950s and 1960s designing early computing systems. She had become interested in physics after reading her brother's science-fiction periodicals.

In the earlier years of her career, she worked amidst a wave of innovation and new possibilities that came with the arrival of transistors. Among her early accomplishments was an airline reservations system for United Airlines, which "served 60 cities throughout the United States with a one-second response time and with no central system failures in 11 years of operation," according to the Computer History Museum.

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Amazon's creepy facial recog doorbell, Facebook open sources machine learning code and much more

The Register - 8 hours 34 min ago
Plus: Listen to some new classical piano generated by an algorithm

Roundup welcome to the last AI round up of the year; thank you for reading.…

Bumblebee director on replacing Michael Bay: 'I couldn't go bigger' - CNET

cNET.com - News - 8 hours 34 min ago
Travis Knight reveals how Bay and Steven Spielberg inspired the Transformers spin-off.

The 29 best AR apps for iOS that you need try - CNET

cNET.com - News - 8 hours 34 min ago
Here are our favorite augmented reality apps for Apple devices.

Celebrities who died in 2018: Stephen Hawking, Stan Lee, other geek greats - CNET

cNET.com - News - 8 hours 34 min ago
Remembering the many big names in pop culture, science and politics who left us this year.

9 great reads from CNET this week - CNET

cNET.com - News - 8 hours 34 min ago
We walk through Elon Musk's big ideas; visit Facebook's sincere, if confusing, privacy pop-up; and check out a robot lab.

Ninja Hot and Cold Brewed System review: Ninja's super versatile coffee maker tackles all your cafe needs - CNET

cNET.com - Reviews - 8 hours 34 min ago
Satisfy your latte and drip coffee cravings with Ninja's combo coffee maker.

Every Christmas movie on Netflix: Christmas Prince 2, Princess Switch and more - CNET

cNET.com - News - 8 hours 34 min ago
Get your hot cocoa and fuzzy blankets ready!

5G is just steps from becoming reality - CNET

cNET.com - News - 8 hours 34 min ago
Qualcomm gave us a glimpse of the 5G future earlier this month. AT&T is poised to launch its service in the next two weeks.

2019 Lexus LX 570 review: Age without wisdom - Roadshow

cNET.com - Reviews - 8 hours 35 min ago
The LX is big, plush and pretty darn capable. But against a growing crop of newer, full-size luxury SUVs, it's really showing its age.

KeyForge: The red-hot card game where every deck is unique—and unchangeable

Ars Technica - 9 hours 19 min ago

Enlarge (credit: Charlie Theel)

As a concept, KeyForge is enthralling. The game is the latest effort from legendary Magic: The Gathering designer Richard Garfield—and the big idea here is that every sealed deck is unique. Decks are pre-constructed and can’t be altered; there’s no card chasing, and there’s certainly no over-arching “meta” game that must be respected. This is a head-to-head two-player battler like no other.

The “unique” gimmick is great. The initial card pool numbers 370, and each 37-card deck you snag off the shelf consists of a completely one-of-a-kind mixture. This is accomplished via cryptic algorithms that govern deck construction. These 37 cards become your deck, your personalized slice of KeyForge that no one can take away. The bizarre naming conventions of each set only further the mystique and foster an emotional attachment to your cards.

Keys and vaults

Yes, there is a setting for KeyForge, but it’s almost irrelevant. Your deck represents the followers and the abilities of an Archon, an all-powerful being. These Archons live and die in the artificial world of the Crucible. This maelstrom is a ravaged place where champions scavenge keys in hope of unlocking hallowed vaults. So we battle as we always do.

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