How to move your notes and other stuff out of Evernote

Evernote has long been the go-to application for taking notes, tracking documents, organizing projects, and generally being the place to put anything you might want to find later. However, in the last few years, Evernote’s reputation has suffered due to an aging interface, increased fees, a series of layoffs, and …

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I See You is a beautifully crafted puzzle of a horror movie

Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special-event releases. This review comes from the 2019 SXSW Interactive Festival. There’s a striking tradition of kid-disappearance movies where a traumatized parent tries to convince authorities that something has happened to their child, but evidence suggests …

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Google employee calculates pi to record 31 trillion digits

A Google employee from Japan has set a new world record for the number of digits of pi calculated. Emma Haruka Iwao, who works as a cloud developer advocate at Google, calculated pi to 31,415,926,535,897 digits, smashing the previous record of 22,459,157,718,361 digits set back in 2016. Although Iwao was …

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The Model Y will be a test of Tesla’s popularity

Elon Musk often says the key to Tesla’s success is how people talk about the company. “Great word-of-mouth is why Model 3 is the best-selling electric car, despite no advertising or paid endorsements,” he wrote in September 2018. The company repeatedly admits this, too — in its most recent 10-K …

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China is about to overtake America in AI research

In July 2017, China’s government published an ambitious policy paper, outlining how the country would become the world leader in AI by the year 2030. But by some measures China has already succeeded in this goal — a decade ahead of schedule. A new study shows that China’s output of …

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Telegram gained three million new users during Facebook outage

Three million new users have signed up to Telegram over the past 24 hours, during a period in which Facebook (and Facebook Messenger), Instagram, and WhatsApp were all experiencing significant outages worldwide. The new users were announced by Telegram’s founder and CEO Pavel Durov on his personal Telegram channel. It’s …

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SXSW 2019: Synthetic sushi, a buggy demo, and other weird gadgets

AUSTIN—SXSW isn’t just an extended talkfest. Attendees can take a break from this conference’s archipelago of panels, keynotes and Q&As to wander the trade-show exhibits that fill most of the first floor of the convention center here, where the lineup of tech demos includes some strange sights. Sushi Singularity 3D-printed …

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Fitbit Versa Lite review: A smartwatch for the budget-conscious

Fitbit (FIT) is working on a major business turnaround after years of declining fitness tracker sales. And to facilitate that 180-degree turn, the company is rolling out four new, low-cost devices: The Versa Lite smartwatch, the Inspire and Inspire HR fitness bands and the Ace 2 children’s fitness tracker. The $159 …

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How to install the Android Q beta on a Google Pixel

Android Q has been announced, and you can now download and install the first developer preview on your Pixel device. Since this is a beta intended primarily for developers, you might want to think twice before installing it on your personal phone. Past beta phases for Android 8 Oreo and …

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