9 great reads from CNET this week

first_img Tags Post a comment Tech Industry It was a busy week for geek culture news with the debut of both Avengers: Endgame and the second installment in the last season of Game of Thrones. Amid the hype, Amazon shifted its two-day Prime shipping to one day, we learned more about an upcoming IPO for Uber, and Facebook put a $3 billion price tag on its privacy woes as it readies for next week’s F8.Here are more stories you don’t want to miss:Screen time is rising and it’s ruining us. Here are 11 ways to cut backHere’s how I did it. (And you can, too.) Getty Images The Nintendo Game Boy was a console designed to last for a lifetime (my lifetime)On its 30th anniversary, we take a look at what made the original Nintendo Game Boy so special.nintendo-gameboy-5.jpg Andrew Hoyle/CNET Life with the Galaxy Fold, screen crease, notch, air gap and allWe know about the Fold’s screen problems. Now let’s talk about the screen itself.216-galaxy-fold Sarah Tew/CNET Avengers: Endgame is here — My 59-hour Marvel movie marathon’s reached its endI’m holed up in a theater watching 22 Marvel films back to back. I’m hating that it has to end (but loving Captain America).abrarcropped @alheeti_3 TikTok’s quirky videos are the hot new way to find fameThe app for super-short videos is creating a new crop of social media stars.TikTok US Launch Celebration Joe Scarnici/Getty Images Avengers: Endgame review — Marvel’s ultimate love letter to fans tops Infinity WarDon’t worry, this one is spoiler-free: The Russos’ wholly satisfying superhero epic, a sequel to every MCU movie ever, doesn’t waste a second.avengers-endgame-imax-poster-cropWeed tech heats up with a new smart vaporizer from Apple, Microsoft alumsThe newest app-enabled vaporizer on the market is the Firefly 2 Plus, and it shows how Silicon Valley is looking to cash in on cannabis as legalization picks up steam.firefly-2-plus-hero-shotPatient names, treatments leak among millions of rehab recordsExclusive: The exposed data affects nearly 150,000 people.cybersecurity-hacking-11 Angela Lang/CNET Will Amazon Prime make one-day shipping the new norm for online shopping?Even as Amazon pushes ahead, expect other retailers to struggle to match it.amazon-fall-river-fulfillment-center-5 Ben Fox Rubin/CNET 0 Amazon Prime Hacking Nintendo The Avengers Share your voicelast_img


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