The Morning After: Our verdict on Amazon’s Kindle Scribe


We’ve talked just a few instances in regards to the enchantment of succesful digital styluses and e-ink note-taking. Absolutely, it’s the proper research instrument? This time, Amazon tries it out. The Kindle Scribe, at $340, is costlier than a fundamental e-ink reader, however it has stylus enter, excessive latency and some extra tips.

That is Amazon’s first Kindle that helps stylus enter, and based on Engadget’s Cherlynn Low, it presents a wonderful studying and writing expertise. There’s undoubtedly room for enchancment, although: Don’t count on handwriting-to-text conversion or subtle note-taking and syncing instruments, like we’ve seen on different (normally dearer) units with stylus enter.


This isn’t a Galaxy S22 Extremely or an iPad Professional, however it’s e-ink, delicate to your hen scratches and a special Kindle for Amazon. We’ve solely actually seen area of interest e-ink tablets till now. In the event you’re intrigued, try our full assessment.

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Myers-Briggs, however music.



It’s December, so all of your streaming providers are very wanting to inform you which artists, songs and albums you listened to most in 2022, (it’s in all probability Beyoncé.) Whereas Apple and YouTube Music already rolled out their annual nostalgia wrap-ups, Spotify’s 2022 installment of Wrapped debuts as we speak. The corporate likes to place a brand new spin on its customized prime lists every year, and this one is not any completely different. A brand new function known as Your Listening Persona presents some perception into what the music you stream says about your style. Spotify’s invented 16 listening persona sorts, together with The Replayer, The Specialist, The Adventurer and The Fanclubber. Why sure, we are all unbearable.

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The hikes come as cell networks wrestle underneath the Russian assault.


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The value of a Starlink satellite tv for pc terminal has nearly doubled in Ukraine, leaping from the equal of $385 to about $700, based on The Monetary Occasions. The month-to-month fee is not as costly because it as soon as was (as excessive as $100), however it’s crept up from $60 to $75. It isn’t identified if costs have additionally jumped for the Ukrainian authorities, which will get Starlink from a wide range of sources that embrace SpaceX itself, overseas governments and even crowdsourcing. Ukraine’s mobile networks are apparently buckling underneath the pressure of Russian assaults on the nation’s electrical grid. In some instances, Starlink is the one manner for locals to achieve the web.

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Its Unpacked occasion is anticipated to happen in San Francisco.

Samsung will unveil its Galaxy S23 units within the US within the first week of February 2023, based on information outlet Korea JoongAng Every day, which cites an nameless firm government. And we’ve heard different corroborating reviews. Whereas Samsung has but to formally announce an Unpacked occasion for the Galaxy S23, the timeline reported by the publications is per the earlier flagships’ launch dates. Samsung revealed its Galaxy S22 telephones earlier this 12 months.

What are you able to count on? Possibly the following Galaxy S collection and goes all in on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips. Some unofficial renders additionally recommend Samsung might eliminate the digicam bump.

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Its governor stated the Chinese language authorities is utilizing TikTok to ‘manipulate the American folks.’

Kristi Noem, the governor of South Dakota, has signed an government order prohibiting authorities workers, businesses and contractors from downloading and utilizing TikTok on state-owned units. In her workplace’s announcement, Noem stated she issued the order on account of rising safety issues the Chinese language Communist Celebration (CCP) has been utilizing the social media app to collect info from American customers and leveraging it to control them. The order additionally prohibits authorities personnel from visiting the TikTok web site on browsers.

US officers have lengthy been elevating safety issues about TikTok, which is owned by the Chinese language firm ByteDance. In 2020, then-President Trump tried to dam TikTok and WeChat within the US – which did not fairly go wherever.

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