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Best free VPNs for Windows in 2023: Cover your tracks

Feb 2, 2023

Free VPNs are a tricky business because you always want to know how the company covers its costs and if it has ulterior motives in offering a free product. Some services pester you to upgrade or just use the free version as advertising for the paid service. Others, however, may host third-party ads, meaning your browsing habits are likely being tracked—which defeats the purpose of using a VPN in the first place. While we recommend paying for a VPN if you plan to use it in the long ...read more

Samsung’s Galaxy S23 Has a Sleeker Design, Big Upgrades

Feb 2, 2023

Samsung The Samsung Galaxy S22 phones were probably the best Android smartphones of 2022. But it’s a new year, and they’re now due for a refresh. Alongside the Galaxy S23 Ultra, Samsung has just announced the Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus, both of which are packed to the brim with improvements. The Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus (also stylized as S23+) were just announced at the company’s Unpacked event, and will serve as Samsung’s main non-folding flagships for 2023, alongside the S23 Ultr ...read more

Video: A new generation of AI assistants

Feb 1, 2023

Perceptually-enabled Task Guidance (PTG) performers trained their prototypes on various recipes as a proxy for completing an unfamiliar task. Future PTG demonstrations will focus on medical procedures, military equipment sustainment, and aircraft co-piloting scenarios. Credit: Tom Shortridge/DARPA In this video, DARPA program manager Dr. Bruce Draper describes the technology he thinks could usher in the next "do-it-yourself" revolution. The Perceptually-enabled Task Guidance (PTG) pr ...read more

Rivian Just Made A Big Promise About Vehicle-To-Home Charging Its Electric Truck Owners Will Like

Feb 1, 2023

Electric vehicles are essentially giant rolling batteries, and they allow owners to do a few different things with all of those electrons. Obviously, the battery's primary purpose is to move the vehicle and get the driver from Point A to Point B. The battery can also charge devices like your phone or power something like a television or extra lights if you're out camping.  Some vehicles like the F-150 Lightning from Ford can power vital parts of your entire house when there are disruptio ...read more

Anker finally admits to Eufy security camera issues

Feb 1, 2023

By Jon Bitner February 1, 2023 3:07PM Anker, the parent company of Eufy, has officially admitted that its line of security cameras was not as secure as previously thought. Its products were said to use end-to-end encryption for recorded video footage — but it turns out that wasn’t always the case. In late 2022, it was discovered that Eufy cameras had a bit of a privacy issue. Using the VLC media player, a Eufy user managed to access video through the cloud that was sup ...read more

Ocho Money

Feb 1, 2023

Products Best products Discover the best products by month Topics Browse products through topics Coming soon Check out launches that are coming soon Building in progress See what makers are currently building Collections Products curated by the community Time travel Most loved products by the community Newsletter The best of Product Hunt, everyday Web3 Keep up to date with the latest in web3 ...read more

OpenAI in Spreadsheet.com

Feb 1, 2023

Support is great. Feedback is even better. "This is the first version of our OpenAI integration. We're working on performance improvements as well as exposing more OpenAI endpoints within Spreadsheet.com. We would love any feedback you have, and would enjoy hearing about any new use cases you come up with for OpenAI inside your spreadsheets." The makers of OpenAI in Spreadsheet.com Source: https://www.producthunt.com/posts/openai-in-spreadsheet-com ...read more

Mercedes-Benz To Discontinue Most Coupes, Wagons, And More — Getting Rid Of Over Half Its Body Styles

Feb 1, 2023

Automakers have been slowly killing off mainstay body styles for the past few years now. Ford made waves in 2018 when it discontinued most of its regular cars like the Focus and Fusion to shift gears and make more SUVs, crossovers, and trucks. Chevy followed suit soon after, axing cars like the Impala and Cruze. It's the unfortunate cost of doing business in the automotive world as public tastes have drifted more towards crossovers and trucks than conventional cars and station wagons. It wo ...read more

Tecno Opens Pre-Orders for the Phantom X2 Pro for Just a Little Over $600

Feb 1, 2023

Urian B. , Tech Times 19 January 2023, 03:01 am Just two years ago, in 2021, Chinese phone manufacturer Tecno stepped onto the shores of the flagship level with their Phantom series of smartphones. They are doing an impressive job in the market, particularly in Africa and Asia.  Tecno Phantom X2 and the X2 Pro is Opening Up for Pre-Orders in India According to Giz China's story, Tecno recently launched the Phantom X2 Pro with a lot of buzz and in January 2023, the pre-order opened i ...read more


The Best Samsung Galaxy S23 Deals From AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, And Xfinity

Feb 1, 2023

Samsung It must be upgrade season, because the Samsung Galaxy S23 was just revealed, marking the first major smartphone launch of 2023. In classic Samsung fashion, it's pulled at least a couple of neat tricks out of its sleeve with the Galaxy S23 lineup, such as the fact that it has a custom Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 "Galaxy" chipset that's clocked slightly higher than the standard silicone other manufacturers will get from Qualcomm. It's also sporting a delightfully bright 1750-nit ad ...read more