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Even astronauts get ornery: Coronavirus advice from those who have endured social distancing in the extreme

Today, instead of being confined on the International Space Station with a handful of crewmates, he’s restricted to his 1,200-square-foot, two-bedrooms-with-den apartment in Houston with his wife. But his philosophy is the same, as is his strict adherence to routine, laid out daily on a shared Google calendar. He sets his alarm for 7 a.m., […]

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Dell Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme

Contrary to appearances, the Dell Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme (starts at $ 3,499; $ 5,124 as tested) is not bulletproof. It won’t shrug off lightning strikes. A jackhammer will send it to the scratch-and-dent pile. But for other risks of the road and use in the field, from keyboard water spills to six-foot drops, the […]

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Apple discontinues AirPort Extreme, Time Capsule as it exits Wi-Fi router business

Apple has now fully exited the wireless router business. The company had previously stopped selling the AirPort Express router, and now Apple’s website and retail stores will no longer carry the AirPort Extreme or AirPort Time Capsule models. Users interested in the Apple-made router will have to turn to other retailers, third-party sellers, or eBay […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme

Lenovo’s current ThinkPad X series is mostly a way for the Chinese tech giant to show off how good it is at fitting the superbly designed, enterprise-class ThinkPad components into form factors beyond the staid, boxy business laptop. The company has tackled ultraportables (the ThinkPad X1 Carbon), 2-in-1 convertibles (the ThinkPad X1 Yoga), and even […]