Model:Cycles review: An affordable and approachable FM groovebox

There are also two other options on the front panel that are unique to the Cycles: punch and gate. These are simple on and off buttons, but they dramatically change the behavior of your sound. “Gate” simply means the note you play will be held until you release the pad or trig key, essential for sustained chords or leads, while “punch” More...

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By Boston Journal On Sunday, February 16th, 2020
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Next version of Chrome brings web AR and NFC to more users

This also opens the door to tap-based interactions. A new Web NFC framework lets mobile devices interact with tappable objects, again without using a native app or system-level features. You could learn more More...

By Boston Journal On Thursday, February 6th, 2020
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Facebook and Venmo demand Clearview AI stops scraping their data

Before sending the letter, it appears Facebook had tried several different approaches to get Clearview to comply. According to CBS News, the social media giant sent multiple letters to Clearview, attempting to More...

By Boston Journal On Monday, February 3rd, 2020
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Lucky Chain: Building a Globally Fair and Trustworthy Random Algorithm System with Public Chain

Luck has given mankind infinite reveries since ancient times, and it reflects the pursuit of all good things on the basis of fairness. Philosophically speaking, luck is an inevitable chance, which has given people More...

By Boston Journal On Monday, January 27th, 2020
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Amazon is having a sale on all of its Fire TV streamers

The new Fire TV Cube is also on offer with a decent discount: $100 instead of $120. Again, not the cheapest we’ve seen it (it dropped to $90 just before the holidays), but a great price for all the new features More...

By Boston Journal On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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OnePlus phones will optimize charging based on your sleep habits

If you have access to a OnePlus 7 or OnePlus 7 Pro and the company’s Open Beta software, you check out the feature by pulling down the notification shade on your phone, tapping the cog icon to launch the More...

By Boston Journal On Saturday, December 28th, 2019
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2019 wasn’t the year of foldables we were promised

Royole A few weeks before CES 2019 began, a curious email landed in my inbox posing a curious question: Would we like to see the world’s first commercially available foldable smartphone? Why yes. Yes, we More...

By Boston Journal On Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
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‘Warcraft III: Reforged’ arrives on January 28th

That’s a little later than Blizzard’s original timeline of “sometime in 2019,” but it’s a minor delay that most fans will likely forgive it for. As Blizzard said in a blog post, “As More...

By Boston Journal On Sunday, December 8th, 2019
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Hackers targeted BMW, Hyundai in hunt for trade secrets

BMW declined to comment on the specific case, saying instead that it had “structures and processes” that both limited external hacking attempts and would let it quickly spot and recover from intrusions. More...

By Boston Journal On Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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Hear me out: The case for Le Creuset’s Star Wars cookware

As I am nothing if not a sucker for Star Wars product tie-ins and high quality cookware, you can bet I immediately signed up to be notified when this line was on sale. And the second I got the notification, I More...