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How to Enable Chrome’s New Dark Mode on Android

Screenshot: Brendan Hesse (Google Chrome Android) Dark mode has stealthily rolled out to the Android version of Google Chrome as a part of the app’s most recent updates. Finally, we can all stare at our phones a little more comfortably, especially at night, without having to enable night-time reader modes …

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Endgame’ With This Google Easter Egg

Thanos in Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity WarScreenshot: Disney Google’s getting in on the fervor around Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame—the extra big, extra ‘splodey culmination of Marvel’s cinematic universe over the last decade or so—with a fun little Easter egg. All you have to do is Google the word “Thanos,” the name of …

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You probably shouldn’t buy a 5G phone this year

You’ve likely been hearing plenty of news about 5G—the next-generation cell network that promises super fast connection speeds. After all, Verizon has touted the fact that it now offers 5G in parts of Chicago and Minneapolis, and AT&T has bragged about launching 5G in places like Atlanta and Houston. Both …

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A Non-Geek’s Guide to Getting Into Comics

This video was first published on 3/13/19. We’re resurfacing it today in anticipation of the release of Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame. So you want to get into comics, but don’t know where to start. Should you buy a volume, or an omnibus? Should you check out a classic superhero starting from …

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How to Play Apple Music in Any Web Browser

Web: When I’m on Windows, I can’t stand iTunes. Even when I’m on my MacBook, the experience is less than ideal. But what can you do? If you’ve bought into Apple’s ecosystem—especially its $9.99/month Apple Music—you don’t really have a choice. Right? I recently stumbled across the open-source web app …

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How Teens Can Get a Free Gym Membership This Summer

Photo: Andrew H. Walker (Getty Images for Planet Fitness) Good news if you’ve got a bored teen hanging around your house this summer: Planet Fitness is offering a Summer Challenge sweepstakes that basically amounts to a summer-long free gym pass for teens aged 15 to 18. Free workouts are available …

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