Great sound, effective noise cancellation

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It would be fair to say that true wireless earphones have been commodified. You can get a pair at nearly every price point, from the budget-focused Redmi Earbuds S to the high-end Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless. We’re now coming to a point where, like smartphones, we’re starting to see the emergence of products that deliver a high-end experience without the premium price tag.

The Oppo Enco X is one such pair. It isn’t Oppo’s first pair with noise cancellation, but it bridges the gap between audio quality and an extensive feature set at a fantastic price point. On paper,

Facebook has been helping law enforcement identify Capitol rioters

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Enlarge / Supporters of former President Donald Trump, including Jake Angeli, a QAnon supporter known for his painted face and horned hat, enter the US Capitol on January 6.

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Facebook has gone out of its way to help law enforcement officials identify those who participated in the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, the company said in a Thursday conference call with reporters.

“We were appalled by the violence,” said Monika Bickert, Facebook’s vice president of content policy. “We were monitoring the assault in real time and made appropriate referrals to law enforcement to

Apple launches an augmented reality app to promote For All Mankind on Apple TV Plus

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Apple is gearing up for the release of For All Mankind season 2 on Apple TV Plus. It’s kicking things off with a new augmented reality app, For All Mankind: Time Capsule, that looks to fill in the gap between the two seasons using AR artifacts from the world of the show.

The app itself is a fun promotional gimmick to help promote the second season of one of Apple’s higher-profile original shows. It’s the broader strategy at play that’s interesting.

It’s no secret that Apple is interested in AR. The recurring AR demos at the last several

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