Andrew Paul

Andrew Paul is a contributing writer for Input Magazine and The AV Club, with work also recently featured by Rolling Stone, GQ, Slate, NBC Think, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency.
Facebook has finally removed one of its biggest QAnon groups
Andrew Paul
Following in Twitter's footsteps, the social media giant has at last taken steps to curb the spread of QAnon's dangerous conspiracy theories.
Culture
Microsoft says Apple is denying consumers access to cloud gaming services
Andrew Paul
The accusation of blatantly stifling competition comes as Apple faces intense governmental scrutiny for antitrust violations.
Gaming
Brush your teeth in 30 seconds flat with this Kickstarter project
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The CleanFreak auto-brush promises to thoroughly brush all your teeth in only two steps.
Tech
Twitter hacker's virtual bond hearing derailed by porn Zoom-bombing
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Pornography put an abrupt end to a bail hearing for the teen accused of last month's massive Twitter security breach and Bitcoin scam.
Tech
This machine will make you a drink on demand, tell you if you're a replicant
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This Blade Runner-inspired bartending bot has seen drinks you people wouldn't believe.
Design
This AI takes your beautiful selfie and turns it into an armless cursed image
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The new "unselfie" AI technology converts your selfie into something vaguely resembling a portrait taken by someone else... but at what cost?
Tech
FCC approves Amazon's plan to launch thousands of internet satellites to rival Starlink
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Project Kuiper aims to have over 3,000 satellites in low-Earth orbit by the end of the decade and sets up a competition with SpaceX.
Tech
Google dips further into home security as it joins forces with ADT in $450M deal
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The not-at-all ominous partnership will expand ADT's coordinations with the tech giant via Google Nest services.
Tech
Your next house may only take four days to build
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Just in time for pandemic migration and climate change refugees, MAKE's new prefab house takes just days to build using eco-friendly materials.
Design
Showing exactly why it must be regulated, Google removes all Danish music from YouTube
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As trade negotiations continue with Nordic countries, Google decided to flex its dominance despite this week's antitrust hearings.
Tech
Animal Crossing players are using in-game fireworks for dick doodles
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Give a person a firework, and they'll blow it up in a day. Teach a person to make fireworks and... they'll draw schlongs with them all summer long.
Gaming
The MyHeritage Photo Enhancer uses AI to restore old family pictures
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The new software is free to try, and might be one of the best examples yet of AI-assisted photo touch-ups.
Tech
Congress agrees Big Tech needs to be regulated, but they can't agree on why
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The House hearing on monopolies should be a slam dunk, but Republicans' obsession with "shadowbans" is getting in the way.
Tech
High-res images reveal Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G from literally all angles
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From the looks of it, Samsung's fixed everything that was wrong with the first Galaxy Fold.
Tech
Instagram may be using your camera when it shouldn't be in iOS 14
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Early users of the iOS 14 beta are noticing the photo-sharing app accessing their device's camera even when they aren't using it.
Tech
Zuckerberg wants Congress to know Facebook is just being 'patriotic'
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Sources indicate the Facebook CEO will argue before Congress that tempering Facebook's massive influence would be handing China a win.
Culture
Target and Walmart may have just killed Black Friday as we know it
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Big-box retailers are following the trend to suspend 2020's Thanksgiving in-store sales due to COVID-19, although actual Black Friday plans remain unclear.
Culture