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Past articles by Samuel:

The time has come: GitHub expands 2FA requirement rollout March 13

Certain types of users enroll first, but it will be universal by year's end. → Read More

PlayStation’s new Discord integration is a key step for the cross-play dream

Before this week, there was no universal VoIP platform for online games. → Read More

Sonos replaces the Sonos One with new Era 300 and 100 speakers

Plus: Sonos' Trueplay (sort of) comes to Android. → Read More

With peer group benchmarks, Apple undercuts third-party app analytics tools

Comparative app metrics debut within App Store Connect. → Read More

You can now search comments within a Reddit post—even on desktop

New Reddit gets a basic, long-requested feature at last. → Read More

Unlike the first HomePod, the new model is not a nightmare to open up

Remove some screws and start prying. → Read More

Nintendo’s Switch becomes the third bestselling console ever

The PlayStation 2 is still the bestselling console of all time. → Read More

Apple Q1 earnings miss the mark almost across the board

CEO Tim Cook believes supply issues and a troubled economy were to blame. → Read More

Apple’s Major League Soccer streaming service launches today

It's a glimpse at Apple's original, fading vision for post-cable TV. → Read More

Sony: Would-be PlayStation 5 buyers “should have a much easier time” now

"You should now have a much easier time finding one at retailers globally." → Read More

GoldenEye can’t distract from Switch retro games’ most annoying pitfall

Opinion: GoldenEye's 16:9 support doesn't help other 4:3 games marred by borders. → Read More

iOS 16.3 and macOS Ventura 13.2 add hardware security key support

Plus, Rapid Security Response rolls out to macOS. → Read More

2023 MacBook Pro review: A refined second generation

The M2 Pro and Max and improved connectivity headline Apple’s laptop refresh. → Read More

Apple’s full-size HomePod is back with new features

New smart home features headline the revived smart speaker. → Read More

Best Buy offers free shipping for all members, but cuts Totaltech benefits

Also, the points program will now be exclusive to Best Buy Credit Card holders. → Read More

Microsoft events to show new slate of games—including Starfield

Starfield will be shown separately from the other games, though. → Read More

With Business Connect, Apple escalates its competition with Google Maps

Businesses can now customize the place cards seen in Maps and search results. → Read More

Apple rolls out AI-narrated audiobooks, and it’s probably the start of a trend

"This audiobook features 'Madison'—a digital voice based on a human narrator." → Read More

Roku introduces its own self-branded lineup of streaming-oriented TVs

Relatively cheap sets won't compete with most existing RokuOS TVs. → Read More

Apple’s self-service repairs expand to desktops like iMac, Mac Studio

The Mac Studio, M1 iMac, M1 Mac mini, and Studio Display join the program. → Read More