Friday, September 18, 2020

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Google pulls India’s Paytm app from Play Store for repeat policy violations

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1KTechCrunch / 10h
Updated at 13:30 GMT / 07:00 PM IST : The Paytm app is back on the Google Play Store. Our original story follows. Google has pulled the popular Indian financial services app Paytm from the Play Store for violating its gambling policies. Paytm is India’s most valuable startup and claims over 50 million monthly active users. Its marquee app, which competes with Google Pay in India, disappeared from

Canada Tesla driver charged over 'napping while speeding'

Canada Tesla Driver
8KBBC News - Technology / 11h
Canadian police said both front seats were fully reclined as the car drove at 150km/h.

Walmart PS5 pre-orders sold out – here's how to buy one eventually

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We've found more PlayStation 5 pre-orders, and this time it's Walmart releasing more stock of the new gaming console.

How to Make a Dewgarita at Home

Lifehacker / 22min
Three days ago, early in the morn, I got a text from a friend alerting me to the existence of the Dewgarita, the margarita that’s made with Mountain Dew. The drink is available at Red Lobster (and apparently tastes great with Cheddar Bay Biscuits ). Read more...

Why you may want to buy future United flight credits to earn a 5x miles bonus

The Points Guy / 26min
Airlines are doing some interesting things to raise cash, while many would-be travelers are still on the ground. And while many of these sales and offers won’t be a great deal for travelers who aren’t sure when they’ll fly next, there are exceptions to every rule. Sometimes these offers can make sense in the right situation. United has brought back the opportunity to deposit future flight credits

PS5 retailers have many fewer Digital Edition systems for preorder

Ars Technica / 31min
Across the country, GameStop locations had many more $499 Standard Edition PS5 systems for preorder than the $399 Digital Edition The $399, disc-drive-free Digital Edition of the PlayStation 5 may be in much shorter supply at US retailers this holiday season than the $499 version with a standard disc drive. That's based on an Ars Technica analysis of PS5 preorder hardware allocations this week at

Cyberpunk 2077 minimum PC specs confirmed and you may be surprised

Cyberpunk 2077 Night City
SlashGear / 38min
With Cyberpunk 2077 on the horizon, CD Projekt Red has revealed the minimum and recommended PC specifications for the game. While a lot of PC gaming enthusiasts are probably hoping to have one of NVIDIA’s new RTX 30-series cards by the time Cyberpunk 2077 releases in November, stock issues on release suggest that it could be some time before most … Continue reading

Princess Cruises may join Carnival, Holland America in shrinking fleet size

The Points Guy / 39min
Princess Cruises may be joining the list of cruise companies shrinking in size. The California-based cruise line on Friday told travel agents in Australia it soon would be disposing of two of its 18 ships — the 2,010-passenger Sun Princess and 2,000-passenger Sea Princess. Both the vessels have been based recently in Australia and draw a significant number of Australians. For more cruise news, re

Battery tech superstars JB Straubel of Redwood Materials, Celina Mikolajczak of Panasonic coming to TC Mobility 2020

100+TechCrunch / 41min
It was a trickle at first that has evolved into a slow and steady stream. Now, a wave of new electric vehicles is building, promising to deliver an unprecedented number of models to North America, Europe and China over the next two to three years. There might not be a better time to dig into EVs and we have two superstars coming to TC Sessions: Mobility 2020 . JB Straubel, co-founder and CEO of R

NASA Has Figured Out a New Way to Safely Land on the Moon

200+Futurism / 43min
NASA has built a brand new system that could make landing on Moon and Mars a whole lot less risky — and it already has plans to test it out on an upcoming mission. The agency’s Safe and Precise Landing Integrated Capabilities Evolution (SPLICE) project aims to improve landing safety by combining a suite of laser sensors, a camera, a high-speed computer, and some sophisticated algorithms — all of

It's Okay to Say 'A Myriad Of'

32Lifehacker / 50min
Take a look at that photo above. Would you say that’s myriad dirty rubber duckies? Or do you see a myriad of dirty ducks? Up until recently, I would’ve avoided the question entirely by calling it something less controversial, like a shit-ton of old ducks. The former use has always sounded pretentious to me, but I’d… Read more...

The best deals we found this week: $50 off AirPods Pro and more

51Engadget / 51min
This week was jam-packed with new product announcements but we also got a couple of good deals, too. Apple’s AirPods Pro remain at their lowest price ever — only $199 — and the latest MacBook Air is $100 off. Those in need of a new smartphone can grab the latest from Samsung for $200 less and the solid Beats Solo Pro headphones are down to $199. Here are the best deals from this week that you can

7 takeaways from my first Frontier Airlines flight in over 4 years

The Points Guy / 53min
Loyalty programs are massive businesses. In addition to being a billion-dollar revenue stream for airlines, loyalty programs are also a great way to get customers to make irrational decisions — like flying with a preferred airline even if it means connecting instead of going nonstop or taking a super-early or very late flight. While I’ve made my fair share of sacrifices to stay loyal to American

Wayback Machine and Cloudflare team up to archive more of the Web

40Ars Technica / 1h
Enlarge / Screenshot of the Internet Archive's home page, including the WayBack Machine's search box. (credit: Internet Archive ) The Internet Archive and Cloudflare have teamed up to archive the content of websites that use Cloudflare's Always Online service, increasing the odds that users will be able to view a recent version of a website during outages. The partnership will increase the number

Through the Ghosts of Revenge of the Sith, Darth Vader Finds a Semblance of Peace

Gizmodo / 1h
The third run of Darth Vader at Marvel Comics has done a grand job building on its predecessor’s examinations of the titular Dark Lord . It’s looked at him both as the fascinating figure of power we’ve admired across Star Wars ’ long history, but also as the equally intriguing bridge between Star Wars ’ original and… Read more...

Cyberpunk 2077 PC specs point to a next-gen game that anyone can run

Cyberpunk 2077 Night City
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CD Projekt Red dropped the minimum and recommended specs for Cyberpunk 2077, and gamers everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

SmartThings Users Need to Connect a New Alexa Skill ASAP or Lose Voice Control

Amazon Alexa Routines Echo
20How-To Geek / 1h
One of the best things about smart homes is voice control of all your things. When your hands are full of groceries, you’ll be glad you can say “turn on the kitchen lights” when you get home. Which is why you shouldn’t ignore Amazon’s warning; SmartThings just released an entirely new Alexa skill, so you’re going to need to reconnect by September 21. This follows similar a similar move for Google

In 2021, DC Universe Will Drop Videos and Become a Comics-Only Service

DC Harley Quinn DU
22How-To Geek / 1h
DC Entertainment revealed today that on January 21, 2021, its streaming media site DC Universe will become DC Universe Infinite, which will only feature comics. Currently, the service offers comics along with classic superhero TV shows and original programming like Harley Quinn and Doom Patrol. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

You Can Soon Buy 'Star Wars' Galaxy's Edge Merchandise Online

28How-To Geek / 1h
If you want some of the best Star Wars merchandise, from Jedi Robes to famous lightsaber replicas, you need to head to Disney’s Galaxy’s Edge parks in Disney World and Disneyland. Or you needed to, anyway. For a limited time, Disney will put some of the best Galaxy’s Edge merch online. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Roku May Lose 46 NBCUniversal Apps If It Doesn't Bring Peacock to Its Platform

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37How-To Geek / 1h
Comcast-owned NBCUniversal is threatening to pull 46 TV Everywhere channels from Roku as early as this weekend, according to a report by Variety. The broadcaster is trying to force Roku to add Peacock to its platform, but Roku says that the distribution terms aren’t fair or equitable. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Alitalia Launches Intriguing Coronavirus-Free Flights

23One Mile at a Time / 1h
“Would you prefer a flight with or without coronavirus testing?” That’s a question that Alitalia is now asking passengers traveling between Rome and Milan… Alitalia’s COVID-19 test flights Alitalia operates over half a dozen flights per day between Rome and Milan, and two of those flights (AZ2038 & 2092) are now being marketed as “an even safer way to fly.” As of September 16, 2020, Alitalia is o

Qantas latest in growing list of airlines to launch scenic flight to nowhere

The Points Guy / 1h
Are flights to nowhere one of the hottest new travel trend of 2020? Qantas is now offering travel-starved Australians the option of boarding its flagship Boeing 787 aircraft next month for a joy flight departing from Sydney (SYD) airport. Executive Traveller reports the special “Great Southern Land” flight will fly over multiple states with views of iconic sights, including the Great Barrier Reef

Somehow, the new iPad 2020 price is $30 off at Walmart – on its release date

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Cleary the iPad 2020 price shouldn't be $329. Walmart is already selling Apple's new iPad for just $299.

This $300 AI-Powered Toothbrush Left Me With That Post-Dentist, Just-Got-Robbed Kind of Feeling

Gizmodo / 1h
When I purchased my first electric toothbrush about a year and a half ago, a Quip, it felt like an outrageous indulgence. Fifty-five dollars seemed far too steep for something so silly, but I wanted to make a long-term investment in healthy teeth, and I was able to justify the expense—at least at the time—because the… Read more...

Zoox becomes fourth company to land driverless testing permit in California

100+TechCrunch / 1h
Zoox, the automated vehicle technology startup that was acquired by Amazon this year, has been issued a permit from California regulators that will allow it to test driverless vehicles on public roads. The permit is not for all public roads in the state, but it’s still notable considering the company will be able to test its vehicles without a human safety operator behind the wheel. The Californi

Amid layoffs and allegations of fraud, the FBI has arrested NS8’s CEO following its $100+ million summer financing

200+TechCrunch / 1h
The tagline from today’s announcement from the United States Attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York says it all : “Adam Rogas Allegedly Raised $123 Million from Investors Using Financial Statements that Showed Tens of Millions of Dollars of Revenue and Assets that Did Not Exist”. Rogas, the co-founder and former chief executive and chief financial officer and board member of the

The stages of traditional fundraising

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'Cyberpunk 2077' won't require a high-end gaming rig

Cyberpunk 2077 Night City
100+Engadget / 1h
In the latest edition of Night City Wire, CD Projekt Red revealed the minimum and recommended PC specs for Cyberpunk 2077 . The good news is you won’t need a high-end gaming rig for it to run decently — so don’t worry too much if you missed out on the first batch of GeForce RTX 3080 GPUs this week. On the CPU end, you'll need at least an Intel Core i5-3570K or an AMD FX-8310. On the graphics fron

Hurricane Season Breaks Records, Map

400+Gizmodo / 1h
Take a quick glance at the map above and you may think there are only two named storms and a tropical depression in the Atlantic. But look closer, my friends. Read more...

8 new TV shows and movies on Netflix, Disney Plus, Hulu and Apple TV Plus this weekend

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From The Devil All The Time with Tom Holland to Long Way Up on Apple TV Plus, here are some streaming highlights across the coming days.

Best Nintendo Switch headphones 2020: the top Switch gaming headsets

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These are five of the best Switch gaming headsets for enjoying Nintendo’s inimitable adventures.

The Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, and 8th-gen iPad hit store shelves

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44Ars Technica / 1h
The new Apple Watch in Blue and Red Aluminum. [credit: Apple ] Three days after they were all announced in a livestream on Tuesday, three new Apple products are arriving at consumers' doorsteps and available at retail: the Apple Watch Series 6, the Apple Watch SE, and the 8th-generation iPad. The Apple Watch Series 6 adds new color options (like blue aluminum, gold stainless steel, graphite stain

Fortnite: Save the World on macOS is the latest victim of Epic and Apple’s feud

Epic Fortnite Apple
SlashGear / 1h
The feud between Epic Games and Apple has claimed another victim – Fortnite: Save the World on Mac. Epic has revealed that Apple is blocking its ability to sign “games and patches for distribution on Mac,” which means that development on the Mac version of Save the World has essentially come to a halt. In just a few days, Epic … Continue reading

The latest Chromecast leak shows remote in full detail

Google Nest Chromecast
100+Engadget / 1h
Google is planning to reveal its new Chromecast at a big hardware event on September 30th. Thanks to one insider, we’ve already learned what the new dongle will look like. Now, thanks to another leak, we know what the remote will look like too. 9to5Google shared images, obtained by WinFuture , of the remote. The remote has a D-Pad at the top and a volume rocker on the side, as well as buttons for

The 8th-generation iPad is already $30 off at Walmart

100+Engadget / 2h
Yes, you read that correctly. Apple’s new 8th-generation iPad is discounted to $299 at Walmart just a couple of days after being announced. Earlier this week, Apple revealed the latest version of its base iPad, along with a new iPad Air and new Apple Watches , at its “Time Flies” event. The starting price of the base iPad is $329, but Walmart has the 32GB rose gold and space gray WiFi models for

The livestreaming boom isn't slowing down anytime soon

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64Mashable / 2h
Mashable's series Tech in 2025 explores how the challenges of today will dramatically change the near future. Whether people are creating or consuming it, streaming content has been a prime source of escapism for many during the pandemic. But is the livestreaming boom temporary? Or will it keep going strong, say, five years down the line? I spoke with dozens of people to find out. There's the sta

The Oculus Quest 2 is 'VR finally done right' — here's where to pre-order

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Read more... More about Facebook , Virtual Reality , Mashable Shopping , Oculus Quest 2 , and Tech

Chime adds $485M at a $14.5B valuation, claims EBITDA profitability

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100+TechCrunch / 2h
In the midst of IPO week we have to add another name to our future debuts list, namely Chime , which announced a huge new round of capital today. The $485 million Series F values the consumer fintech giant at $14.5 billion, a huge figure given that Chime was most recently worth $5.8 billion after raising $700 million last December. Even more stark is the company’s $1.5 billion valuation set in ea

What's Coming to Hulu in October 2020

75Lifehacker / 2h
No one knows what a socially-distanced Halloween is going to look like, but Hulu isn’t letting that stop it from loading October’s streaming schedule with a ton of spook-’em-ups, from new originals to a grab bag of scary movies of years past. The biggest draw for genre buffs is probably going to be Clive Barker’s Books … Read more...

WHO Says Europe Is Headed Into Another Potential Pandemic Crisis

300+Futurism / 2h
Experts say that “pandemic fatigue” is causing numbers of confirmed cases of COVID-19 to surge in parts of Europe, CNBC reports . Numbers are rising in both France and Spain. In some instances, the number of new cases is outpacing peak numbers back in April. Both countries even surpassed the per capita-adjusted numbers in the US. Officials suspect France’s return to tourism — particularly allowin

How Is It September and HBO Max Still Does Not Do 4K or HDR?

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100Gizmodo / 2h
Today DC Entertainment announced that its streaming service DC Universe was becoming the comics-only DC Universe Infinite , and while I had the urge to give myself a wedgie just for subscribing to such a truly stupidly named service, the thing that really sent me into a nerd rage was the realization that I would no… Read more...

Cop arrests apparently sleeping Tesla driver going 93mph

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85Ars Technica / 2h
Enlarge / Frankfurt, Germany - July 12, 2016: Tesla Model S luxury electric sedan. (credit: typhoonski / Getty) Police in Alberta, Canada, arrested a driver in July who was going 140km/h (87mph) in a Tesla Model S. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police announced the arrest yesterday. The officer reported seeing "both front seats completely reclined and both occupants appearing to be asleep." The car

Hulu's October content was just announced. You'll want a 4K TV for it.

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Read more... More about Streaming , 4k Tv , Mashable Shopping , Qled , and Entertainment

Sony says a cheaper, lower-spec PS5 could have been 'problematic'

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Sony was considering a low spec, Xbox Series S-style PS5 – but worried about its longevity.

Dentist Who Pulled Tooth While Riding Hoverboard Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison

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The hoverboard is the cursed gadget that keeps on giving. Years after the devices became infamous for exploding , they’re back in the news. This week, Seth Lookhart, a former dentist in Anchorage, Alaska, was sentenced to 12 years in jail after a video of him removing a patient’s tooth while riding a hoverboard drew… Read more...

Put Your Ear to the Best Smart Speakers Worth Buying, According to Reviewers

32Gizmodo / 2h
I’m nostalgic for many things old tech. I miss the Game Boy Advance SP’s nifty clamshell design. I long for my Motorola Droid’s slide-out keyboard, despite the fact I’m probably faster at typing on my touch screen at this point. Read more...

Still Looks Bad

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Earther began the week by nothing things looked bad in the Atlantic. And because the Atlantic is on a bender, we’re ending the week the same way. Read more...

What to Know About Joe Biden’s Tax Policy

100+Lifehacker / 2h
With fewer than 50 days until the election, there is no better time to compare candidates—including those at the federal, state, and local levels—to see how each one may impact your wallet. Here’s a closer look at Joe Biden’s tax policy and how much it may cost your family. Read more...

Humans reached Saudi Arabia at least 120,000 years ago

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Enlarge (credit: Stewart et al. 2020) About 120,000 years ago, two or three people walked along the shore of a shallow lake in what is now northern Saudi Arabia. They left behind at least seven footprints in the mud, and today those tracks are the oldest known evidence of our species’ presence in Arabia. A Pleistocene walk by the lake Imagine that you’re a hunter-gatherer about 120,000 years ago,

DC Universe will become a comics-only service on January 21st

DC Harley Quinn DU
100+Engadget / 2h
DC Comics plans to “relaunch” its streaming service DC Universe as DC Universe Infinite , a comics-only subscription service. Since 2018, DC fans have been able to access comics, movies and TV shows through the DC Universe app, but last month, we learned that the streaming content would be “migrating” to HBO Max . For Warner Media, which owns DC Comics, it makes sense to have that DC Universe str

It’s game on as Unity begins trading

200+TechCrunch / 2h
Unity Software , which sells a game development toolkit primarily for mobile phone app developers, raised $1.3 billion in its initial public offering. The company, which will begin trading today with the ticker symbol “U,” priced its shares at the top end of its expected range, selling 25 million shares at $52 per share. The company’s final IPO price came in far ahead of what Unity initially anti

Dune Is a Hard Book to Adapt

100+Wired / 2h
Anyone who's seen David Lynch's 1984 film knows Frank Herbert's book doesn't translate easily to the screen.

Outschool, newly profitable, raises a $45M Series B for virtual small group classes

100+TechCrunch / 2h
Outschool , which started in 2015 as a platform for homeschooled students to bolster their extracurricular activities, has dramatically widened its customer base since the coronavirus pandemic began.The platform saw its total addressable market increase dramatically as students went home or campus to abide by COVID regulations instituted by the CDC. Suddenly, live, small-group online learning cla

Another Casualty of the Apple Vs. Epic Fight: Fortnite on the Mac

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23Gizmodo / 2h
There’s another entry in the tedious log of tit-for-tat between Apple and Epic. In a press release , Epic says that Apple is no longer letting the company sign games or patches for distribution on Mac computers. Read more...

Cadillac confirms Super Cruise subscription price

SlashGear / 2h
A Cadillac Super Cruise subscription will cost drivers $25 per month after the initial bundled hands-free driver assistance service expires, the automaker has confirmed. Launched on the Cadillac CT6, Super Cruise doesn’t make the luxury sedan “self driving” but it does remove one of the lingering annoyances of most adaptive cruise control with lane keeping systems. In most vehicles that … Continu

Hurricane Teddy's eye looks like a giant stadium

45Mashable / 2h
Storm investigators flew through Hurricane Teddy on Thursday , capturing impressive imagery of the cyclone's stadium-like eye. A big, clear eye is indicative of a powerful hurricane (on Friday morning, Teddy packed 130 mph winds). At the storm's core, violent thunderstorms, feeding on warm moist air, rise up as they rotate around the center of the cyclone, which can create a circular wall of clou

Tesla Scores a Win In Lawsuit Against Martin Tripp

Gizmodo / 3h
After two years and a ton of Twitter drama , it looks like Tesla’s suit against ex-technician, Martin Tripp, has hit a major development. Nevada District courts ruled late Thursday that Tripp—who was fired from the automaker in late 2018 on claims that he’d plundered trade secrets—had also fallen afoul of the state’s… Read more...

iPad Air pre-orders: when can you buy and where?

Apple 2020 iPad Air
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Here you'll find all the latest on where to pre-order iPad Air 2020, what to expect, and when it will be available.

Review: What’s it like to fly Delta One across the country during the pandemic?

The Points Guy / 3h
Editor’s note: This is the final part in a series of premium transcontinental flights during the pandemic. The JetBlue Mint review, United Polaris review and American Flagship First review have already published. In early September, I left the Northeast for the first time since before the coronavirus pandemic took hold of the United States . To get to Southern California and back, I flew with two

Break Up Your Run With Pushups for Extra Fun and Suffering

78Lifehacker / 3h
Ever done pushups or burpees in the middle of a run? Stay with me here. We’re going to make our runs a little harder, but I promise you this will also make them more fun. Read more...

The Excellent DC Universe Is Dead, and a Comics-Only Service Is Taking Its Place

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400+Gizmodo / 3h
Today DC Entertainment announced that as of January 21, 2021 DC Universe will “evolve” into DC Universe Infinite, a comics only service. It’s a shame, because DC Universe has lowkey been one of the best streaming services you could drop cash on every month—if you’re a giant nerd like myself. Read more...

Inside the Social World of Shift-Scheduling Apps

100+NYT > Technology / 3h
There’s no such thing as remote restaurant work. But there is HotSchedules.

British Airways adding sliding doors to some first-class seats

The Points Guy / 3h
British Airways has announced improvements to its first-class seat product, which is set to be installed on some newly delivered aircraft. Following the success of its long-awaited Club Suite business-class product, the airline has decided to install a sliding door design in First on newly delivered Boeing 777 aircraft from later this year. Related: The best British Airways first-class seats “The

After billion-dollar disasters, here’s what the US’s fall weather has in store

68Ars Technica / 3h
Enlarge / Hey, another warm month... (credit: NOAA ) We’re reaching the end of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, and the weather in the US has been about as eventful as one expects for the year 2020. A highly active Atlantic hurricane season has lived up to expectations so far, while record-setting wildfires have blanketed the drought-beset West Coast, creating smoke that has drifted clear acros

Save up to $200 with these Samsung QLED TV deals at Best Buy

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If you've been thinking about upgrading an old TV, check out the latest QLED TV deals in Best Buy's latest sale.

Flight Attendants Getting COVID-19 At Lower Rate Than General Population

90One Mile at a Time / 3h
It’s now being claimed that flight attendants are getting coronavirus at a lower rate than the general population. While it might seem counterintuitive at first, maybe there’s some merit to it? Flight attendant coronavirus risk We’re seeing both airline management and unions claim that flight attendants are getting coronavirus at a lower rate than the general population. Just this week United Air

Ford VP Disses Cybertruck, Calling Electric F-150 a “Real” Work Truck

100+Futurism / 3h
The Shade A Ford executive just threw some serious shade at the automaker’s competition. During a media briefing this Wednesday, Ford’s president of the Americas and international markets Kumar Galhotra said that Ford’s upcoming all-electric F-150 pickup truck will be a “real” work truck” — not a “lifestyle” truck like Tesla’s upcoming Cybertruck or GMC’s Hummer EV, Teslarati reports . “While all

'Fast Times at Ridgemont High' table read got awkward between Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston

100+Mashable / 3h
Much like the great Marie Kondo, the internet loves a mess. Nothing breathes life into Twitter users like some quality chaos, which is why everyone absolutely adored the awkward, cringe-worthy, comedic stylings of the Fast Times at Ridgemont High table read. In case you missed it, on Thursday a group of high-profile celebrities joined forces to read the 1982 film script over video chat. The virtu

How to Find Files You Downloaded on Android

28How-To Geek / 3h
It can be frustrating to not be able to find your downloaded files. This can happen on Android devices, too, which have file systems like any other operating system. Here’s how to find downloaded files on Android. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Apache vs. Nginx: Which Web Server Is the Better Choice?

How-To Geek / 3h
Nginx and Apache combined serve over 50% of the web. But Apache has seen a decline in recent years, in favor of Nginx. Is Nginx really better, and are there any benefits to using Apache? Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Right on Schedule, the Galaxy Note 20 Series Gets a $200 Discount on Amazon

21How-To Geek / 3h
Samsung’s Galaxy phones have been getting more and more expensive as the years crawl by. But at least one thing’s staying the same: you can find deep discounts on brand new models shortly after their release. So it is with the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra, which are both $200 off on Amazon today. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Google Nest Audio and new Chromecast leak ahead of Pixel event

Google Pixel Chromecast
37SlashGear / 3h
Google may have teased its own new Nest smart speaker back in July, but a new leak gives us a much better view of just what the unusually-shaped model will look like – and the new Google Chromecast launching alongside it. There were more than a few scratched-heads when Google responded to the leaks around what speaker codenamed “Prince” with … Continue reading

Xbox Series X and S preorders – The retailers to hit refresh on

Microsoft Xbox Series S
21SlashGear / 3h
Yesterday, Microsoft confirmed precisely when Xbox Series X pre-orders will be opening. The date and time to remember is September 22nd at 8AM PDT/11AM EDT, and those looking to order either an Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S will definitely want to write that down, because we’re guessing that pre-orders will sell out quickly. Microsoft has also shared a … Continue reading

A patient has died after ransomware hackers hit a German hospital

500+MIT Technology Review / 3h
For the first time ever, a patient’s death has been linked directly to a cyberattack. Police have launched a murder investigation after ransomware disrupted emergency care at Düsseldorf University Hospital in Germany. The victim : Prosecutors in Cologne say a female patient from Düsseldorf was scheduled to undergo critical care at the hospital when the September 9 attack disabled systems. When Dü

Ubisoft plans to show 'Beyond Good & Evil 2' gameplay next year

Michel Ancel Ubisoft
86Engadget / 3h
Beyond Good & Evil 2 has been in the works for many years, but it’ll be quite a while yet before Ubisoft unleashes the long-awaited prequel. There’s still no sign of a release window for the “Space Pirate Fantasy,” which Ubisoft formally announced in 2017 , However, the publisher is planning to at least show off gameplay at some point next year, according to an update on its website . Development

Tesla Competitor Lucid Beats Model S Prototype Record on Racetrack

300+Futurism / 3h
Record Breakers About a year ago, Tesla’s Model S set the “record for fastest 4 door ever at Laguna Seca” in California, according to CEO Elon Musk . The move was likely intended to throw the gauntlet at Porsche’s feet, as the record was set mere days after the German carmaker’s announcement of the Taycan — which turned out to be a worthy competitor . But now Player 3 has entered the game. Lucid,

How to Use Instagram Reels

33Gizmodo / 3h
Let’s admit it: Instagram Reels is no TikTok. But should a major tech corporation buy TikTok and promptly ruin it—anything could happen!—then Instagram Reels is a fun alternative with the same basic features, once you figure out how to use it. Read more...

Friday's Best Deals: JBL Go2 Speaker, Super Mario 3D All-Stars, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, Fitbit Ace 2, Anthropologie Sitewide Sale, Hand Sanitizer, and More

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A 3-month Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription , the Fitbit Ace , 20% off everything at Anthropologie , a 2-pack of hand sanitizer bottles , and Mpow’s M5 Bluetooth wireless earbuds lead Friday’s best deals. Read more...

Comcast shut off Internet to hundreds, saying they were illegally connected

100+Ars Technica / 3h
(credit: Comcast ) Comcast says that a broadband reseller illegally sold Comcast Internet service in residential buildings in the Denver area and has terminated the connections to those buildings. As reported by Denver7 this week , the shutoff affected hundreds of people who live in buildings serviced by AlphaWiFi , "which installs and services Internet in approximately 90 apartment buildings acr

So... How's School Going?

89Lifehacker / 3h
I took my son to a doctor’s appointment yesterday. It was an appointment with a new doctor, a specialist we’d never seen before, and the nurse took a moment to pause and look me straight in the eyes. “So,” she said. “How’s school going?” Read more...

Friday's Best Deals: JBL Go2 Speaker, Super Mario 3D All-Stars, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, Fitbit Ace 2, Anthropologie Sitewide Sale, Hand Sanitizer, and More

80Lifehacker / 3h
A 3-month Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription , the Fitbit Ace , 20% off everything at Anthropologie , a 2-pack of hand sanitizer bottles , and Mpow’s M5 Bluetooth wireless earbuds lead Friday’s best deals. Read more...

The Apple Watch Series 5 drops to $299 on the Series 6 launch day

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Read more... More about Apple Watch , Smartwatches , Heart Rate Monitor , Mashable Shopping , and Tech

Xiaomi Mi 10T release date, price, news and leaks

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We could see the Xiaomi Mi 10T coming very soon, as leaks point to an imminent release

Google widget for iOS 14 makes for swifter searches

21SlashGear / 4h
Google has added a new iOS 14 widget for iPhone users, and it could be enough to make Android fans glance over at their Apple brethren jealously. Taking advantage of iOS 14’s new home screen widget support – that has, it’s fair to say, been a long time coming – the Google widget promises swifter access to the search giant’s … Continue reading

Best cheap laptop deals this weekend: Apple, Lenovo, Asus, and more

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Read more... More about Lenovo , Dell , Mashable Shopping , Cheap Laptops , and Tech

PS5 accessories pre-orders are here: where to get all the gear

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PS5 accessories are available for pre-order, here's where to grab controllers, headsets, and cameras in stock now.

Carphone Warehouse is offering a 100GB data SIM only deal for just £12 a month

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Carphone Warehouse can score you an 100GB of data SIM only deal for an effective £12 a month thanks to cashback.

Why It's Better to Wait for That Next-Gen Console

XS One Xbox Series S
200+Lifehacker / 4h
The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X launch in a few short weeks, and an abundance of gamers are trying to secure their preorders ahead of what’s sure to be a sparse holiday supply . It’s easy to get caught up in the next-gen hype, confusion, cynicism, and anxiety. Here’s a secret, though: You might be better off… Read more...

China Planning to Launch Lunar Sample Return Mission in November

100+Futurism / 4h
Preparing for Liftoff According to satellite imagery and ship tracking data, China is preparing to launch its Chang’e-5 sample return mission to the Moon, SpaceNews reports . The mission will attempt to return around two kilograms of samples — the first lunar sample mission launched by any country since the early 1970s. Components of the Long March 5 rocket launching the mission are on the way to

Comcast may force Roku to drop some NBCUniversal channels

Roku NBC Comcast Peacock
100+Engadget / 4h
Comcast-owned NBCUniversal is threatening to pull its TV Everywhere channels from Roku, Variety reports. According to a Roku spokesperson, Comcast is trying to force Roku to distribute the new Peacock streaming service on “unreasonable terms.” NBCUniversal launched Peacock in the US on July 15th. The streaming service is available on Google devices, like Android TV and Chromecast , as well as App

Qantas airlines is offering customers a ‘flight to nowhere’

24Popular Mechanics / 4h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

How to Switch Chart Axes in Google Sheets

How-To Geek / 4h
When you’re creating graphs or charts in Google Sheets, you don’t need to stick with the default layout. Google Sheets will try to pick your X- and Y-axes automatically, which you might wish to change or switch around. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

TikTok And WeChat Banned From App Store Downloads Starting September 20

54How-To Geek / 4h
After a long saga involving a potential buyout from Microsoft and then an official bid from Oracle, it looks like Tiktok, along with WeChat, will get booted from all app stores. The U.S. Department of Commerce issued an order banning both from app stores starting September 20, with a total ban to follow later. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

How to Use Rate Limiting on Nginx

How-To Geek / 4h
Rate limiting controls how many requests users can make to your site. This is usually put in place to stop abusive bots, limit login attempts, and control API usage, which can prevent your server from slowing down under load. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

NASA to test precision automated landing system designed for the moon and Mars on upcoming Blue Origin mission

200+TechCrunch / 4h
NASA is going to be testing a new precision landing system designed for use on the tough terrain of the moon and Mars for the first time during an upcoming mission of Blue Origin’s New Shepard reusable suborbital rocket. The “Safe and Precise Landing – Integrated Capabilities Evolution” (SPLICE) system is made up of a number of lasers, an optical camera and a computer to take all the data collect

12 best tweets of the week, including a panda, David Crosby, and an egg

42Mashable / 4h
It's Friday. Seriously. Finally. I double-checked because, well, you know, who could be totally sure these days? And here at Mashable we're going to keep doing what we've been doing on Fridays for quite some time now: collecting the best tweets of the week . Why? Because it's the end of the week, we've all got to keep isolating, and it's nice to mark the beginning of the weekend somehow. And it a

What makes different from Stripe

200+TechCrunch / 4h
While has kept a low profile for many years, the company raised $380 million within a year and reached an impressive valuation of $5.5 billion. It wants to build a one-stop shop for all things related to payments, such as accepting transactions, processing them and detecting fraud. You might think that it sounds a bit like Stripe. In an interview at TechCrunch Disrupt , I asked found

In its 4th revision to the SEC, Palantir tries to explain what the hell is going on

100+TechCrunch / 4h
For a company vaunted for its clandestine government work and strong engineering culture, you can’t help but wonder if the government’s bureaucratic norms and paperwork pushing are starting to flood into the Shire. When most companies go public, they file a Form S-1 with the SEC, wait a few weeks through the investor road show, then submit an amended filing with the final details of the offering

Calling VCs in Zurich & Geneva: Be featured in The Great TechCrunch Survey of European VC

100+TechCrunch / 4h
TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey the venture capital investors of Europe, and their cities. Our survey of VCs in Zurich and Geneva will capture how those cities are faring in terms of investment, and what changes are being wrought amongst investors by the coronavirus pandemic. (Please note, if you have filled the survey out already, there is no need to do it again). We’d l

OnePlus 8T could launch just one day after the iPhone 12

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A leak suggests the OnePlus 8T could come on October 14, just the day after we're expecting the iPhone 12 to land.

British Airways Introducing First Class Suite With Door

200+One Mile at a Time / 4h
Before the end of the year, British Airways will introduce first class seats with doors… but don’t get too excited. British Airways’ strange premium cabin evolution Historically British Airways’ first and business class seats haven’t exactly been industry-leading. First class was nothing special , and more like a great business class product. Seats were in a 1-2-1 configuration, and a bit more sp

You Should Still Be Cleaning Your Hands No Matter Where You Go so Grab Two Big Bottles of Hand Sanitizer for Just $15

28Lifehacker / 4h
SupplyAid 2 Pack Hand Sanitizer | $15 | Amazon Gold Box Read more...

PlayStation 5 backward compatibility isn’t good news for fans of older games

Sony PlayStation 5
22SlashGear / 4h
Throughout Sony’s marketing push for the PlayStation 5, one big question mark has been backward compatibility. Microsoft has made a big deal of backward compatibility in this generation and will continue that focus in the next, promising that all games which are currently playable on Xbox One will be playable on Xbox Series X as well. While Sony has indicated … Continue reading

3 VCs discuss the state of SaaS investing in 2020

100+TechCrunch / 4h
Yesterday during Disrupt 2020 I sat down with three investors who know the SaaS startup market very well, hoping to get my head around how hot things are today. Coming on the heels of the epic Snowflake IPO (more to come on that in this weekend’s newsletter), it was a great time for a chat. The Exchange explores startups, markets and money. Read it every morning on Extra Crunch , or get The Excha

gatabella:Greta Garbo, early 1920s

Music, Arts & Literature / 4h
gatabella : Greta Garbo, early 1920s

Feed Yourself on These National Cheeseburger Day Deals

100+Lifehacker / 4h
There’s nothing quite like a hot and juicy cheeseburger fresh off a backyard grill—unless it’s a free or discounted cheeseburger someone else makes for you. If you’ve been craving one lately, you’re in luck: Today is National Cheeseburger Day, which means burger joints both local and national have special offers, that… Read more...

Fare Alert: US to Europe From $82 [$1 Base Fare]

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Star Alliance member TAP Air Portugal, known for its cheap business class fares, has deals right now from the U.S. to Europe starting at just $82 one way and $229 round trip. And that's not just East Coast to Europe, but even from San Francisco as well. And while most people in the U.S. cannot travel to most destinations in Europe now, at least without quarantining on arrival (U.K.), this fare is

New Dune Merch Gives Us Our Best Look Yet at Baron Harkonnen

49Gizmodo / 5h
The Flash might still have room for a Cyborg cameo. Scream 5 's cast continues to expand. Fox gets all artificial intelligence in our latest look at neXt . Plus, what’s to come as The 100 nears its end and a new look at Carmen Sandiego ’s third season. To me, my spoilers! Read more...

iOS 14 is available to download on iPhone

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The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Everything coming to Hulu in October 2020

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Read more... More about Hulu , October , Tv Shows , Halloween Movie , and Hulu Original

PS5 Pulse 3D headset pre-orders are live now - here's where to get one

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PS5 Pulse 3D headset pre-orders are live now, here's where to grab the surprisingly cheap next-gen headphones.

Google and Facebook under pressure to ban children's ads

200+BBC News - Technology / 5h
An open letter from academics and politicians also targets Amazon, Apple and Microsoft.

Some of the Coolest Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Merch Will Soon Be Available to Everyone

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Part of the allure of Disney parks’ Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge has been that you could only get Galaxy’s Edge merch at Galaxy’s Edge . Soon, that’ll no longer be the case. io9 and Gizmodo can exclusively reveal that starting September 28, Disney will put select Galaxy’s Edge merchandise, including those amazing Legacy… Read more...

Is This Eggwich a Complete Breakfast?

36Lifehacker / 5h
I’m a passionate person, and one of my many passions is breakfast sandwiches. They’re one of those rare foods that taste good no matter your price point. A cheap BEC with the thinnest, flimsiest bacon and American cheese on white toast is just as transcendent as a perfectly poached egg with house-cured bacon and… Read more...

[Roundup] How An Instagram Photo Revealed A Former Australian Prime Minister’s Passport Number

View from the Wing / 5h
A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading ...

Computing Pioneers Endorse Biden, Citing Immigration

11KNYT > Technology / 5h
They said the administration’s policies were driving away technology talent and could do long-term damage to their industry.

How to Turn On Spatial Audio for AirPods on iPhone or iPad

How-To Geek / 5h
If you have AirPods Pro, you can now turn on Spatial Audio for a “theater-like surround-sound experience.” Your iPhone or iPad will track the movement of your head and device to deliver more immersive sound. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

The Best Ways to Monitor If Your Website Goes Down

How-To Geek / 5h
Downtime is a major issue for websites. For SaaS companies that thrive on their services being available, even a few minutes of downtime can mean a direct loss in revenue. Here’s how to track if your website isn’t working. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Are These the Best Places to Play Chess Online? Check.

How-To Geek / 5h
You don’t have to be a Grandmaster like Bobby Fischer to play a game of chess. Heck, you don’t even need to own a chess set. All you need is a decent internet connection and one of these awesome websites for online chess where you can learn how to play or hone your skills against other players. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

HP's conferencing monitors might be the next big thing to help make WFH bearable

HP Today 60 Pro
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HP’s E24d G4 and E27d G4 come with webcam, speakers, soundbar.

How Do I Connect AirPods to a Windows PC?

Apple Prime Day AirPods
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I’m going to cheat a little bit for this week’s Tech 911 Q&A at Lifehacker. I didn’t get this question sent in via email, as is typical, but I was asked it by a friend, since AirPods Pro are the talk of the town this week thanks to Apple’s big iOS 14/iPadOS 14 update. Read more...

Steven Yang and Sonny Vu discuss COVID-19’s impact on tech manufacturing

100+TechCrunch / 5h
Like most of the rest of the world, COVID-19 hit the manufacturing sector by surprise. That China — which continues to comprise the vast majority of electronics manufacturing — was the first global epicenter of the virus certainly didn’t help the industry sufficiently brace for the impact of a pandemic on a scale the world has not seen for more than a century. “Nobody had a great reaction,” Anker

The Downside of Conveniently Signing In With Google, Facebook, Twitter, or Apple

94Gizmodo / 5h
You’re finally ready to pull the trigger on that great cabin you saw on Airbnb, and it’s time to create an account for the service. When you’re signing up for something new, it’s tempting to just sign in using whatever accounts you already have: Sign in with Apple, Google, or Facebook (and in other cases Twitter).… Read more...

Gen Z Has a Plan to Save the Election—Starting With the Polls

100+Wired / 5h
Poll workers, who skew elderly, are in short supply during the pandemic. Meet some of the young people trying to make up the gap.

Netflix's 'Ratched' Is a Plea for Mental Health Care

74Wired / 5h
The show attempts to address flaws in the health care system—and in failing to do so, proves how much more attention mental illness needs.

Emirates Will Launch Israel Flights By January 2021

200+One Mile at a Time / 5h
It looks like we could be just a few months away from Emirates launching flights between Dubai and Tel Aviv… Emirates will fly to Tel Aviv by early 2021 In mid-August we learned that Israel and the United Arab Emirates had agreed to full normalization of relations going forward, which is an exciting development in the Middle East. This will lead to increased cooperation between the two countries

NVIDIA Broadcast makes your room look and sound like a pro studio

SlashGear / 5h
Video conferences and chats are all the rage these days but that’s not the only kind of live video streaming coursing through the Internet. Even before COVID-19 but now even more so, broadcasts and streaming have pretty much been normal in the gaming world. But while advancements in the likes of Zoom, Google Meet, or Microsoft Teams focus on corporate … Continue reading

The 5 Best Cheap Phone Plans (2020): Alternatives to the Big Carriers

100+Wired / 5h
If you’re a Verizon, T-Mobile, or AT&T subscriber, these networks may save you a lot of money each month.

Streaming Services Are Abusing the + Sign and It Must End

72Wired / 5h
In the beginning, there was ESPN+, then Disney+. Now that CBS All Access is becoming Paramount+, it’s time to call a moratorium.

Apple One Could Be a Bundle of Problems

Apple One Ids iCloud
76Wired / 5h
Plus: U2’s iPod partnership, the public sector’s need for tech minds, and unwelcome hurricane visitors.

Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+ review: Samsung’s best can’t fix Android’s flaws

100+Engadget / 5h
For years, Samsung has been trying to make the perfect 2-in-1. It seems to have given up on the Windows-based Galaxy Book line to focus on the Galaxy Tab. That probably has something to do with Android’s far larger app library. But Google’s OS is notoriously inferior at multitasking and doesn’t exactly shine on a bigger screen. This has led Samsung to come up with its own workarounds, like multi-

The 4 new giants of the cruise ship world – and how you can book them

89The Points Guy / 5h
This was supposed to be a big year for big-ship cruise fans. Back in January, before COVID-19 halted cruising around the world , two of the biggest big-ship cruise lines — Norwegian Cruise Line and MSC Cruises — were just starting up sailings with their biggest ships ever. Another major brand, Carnival Cruise Line , was just months away from rolling out its own record-sized vessel. Royal Caribbea

How to Change Your Default Browser on iPhone and iPad

How-To Geek / 5h
Safari is a great web browser, but there’s a reason why Google Chrome has the largest market share. Thankfully, as long as you’re running iOS 14, iPadOS 14, or higher, you can set any third-party browser as the default on your iPhone or iPad. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ Review : Best Android slate to date

SlashGear / 5h
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ is a professional Android tablet the likes of which have not been available before now. We’ve used plenty of tablets over the past decade with Android inside, but none have really come close to being the pro-level piece of work that this Samsung unit represents. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ is what every high-end tablet … Continue reading

5 cricket movies and series to keep you company as IPL mood kicks in

Apple India September 23
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Cricket world's biggest and the most popular T20 league, the IPL, starts in UAE from September 19. And we set in a matching cricket mood by choosing five different movies, documentaries and series where cricket was, as it were, the hero.

German space agency reveals an autonomous, electric urban mobility prototype for use right here on Earth

100+TechCrunch / 6h
The German Aerospace Center ( DLR) has debuted a prototype of what it calls “U-Shift,” an urban mobility vehicle designed for multiple uses. U-Shift is a fully electric vehicle, designed for autonomous operation, and could serve in a number of capacities, including as an on-demand shuttle, a bus, a mobile distribution center for package delivery or even as a traveling salesroom. As you can see fr

Lovecraft Country's Wunmi Mosaku and Abbey Lee Discuss the Intricacies of Ruby and Christina

100+Gizmodo / 6h
Lovecraft Country is an ensemble show about multiple members of the interconnected Freeman, Baptiste, and Braithwaite families , which made it important for certain characters to be expanded upon from their counterparts in the books . In particular, Wunmi Mosaku’s Ruby and Abbey Lee’s Christina have been given more… Read more...

NASA talks about new precision landing technology that needs no pilot

24SlashGear / 6h
One of the riskiest parts of exploring another planet or moon is the landing. Often, landing sites, particularly on the moon, are covered in rocks and craters. NASA has robotic and crewed missions to the moon, and Mars planned for the future. One challenge of the landing process is avoiding landing on the steep slope of a crater or in … Continue reading

TPG exclusive: Southwest CEO Gary Kelly chats about his legacy, new cities and change fees

24The Points Guy / 6h
Editor’s note: This Q&A with Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly was originally published earlier this week. Subscribers to TPG’s new Aviation newsletter got an exclusive first look on Wednesday. Sign up for the newsletter so you can be first to see future interviews that debut in the newsletter. Like all U.S. carriers, Southwest Airlines finds itself in uncharted territory as it tries to navigate

Podcast: Apple Watch Series 6, Oculus Quest 2, RTX 3080 and more!

76Engadget / 6h
This week, it’s (almost) all about Apple as Cherlynn and Devindra are joined by Valentina Palladino to dive into Apple’s event on Tuesday. Is the new Apple Watch Series 6 impressive? Is $279 for the Watch SE a good price? Then, Devindra tells us about his review of the Oculus Quest 2 and NVIDIA’s RTX 3080. Then, we look at the crazy LG Wing before catching you up on the flood of news in tech this

How to Migrate From SmartThings Classic to the New SmartThings App

24How-To Geek / 6h
Samsung is discontinuing the SmartThings Classic app on October 14, 2020. If you use this app for your smart home, it’s time to make the switch to the new SmartThings app. We’ll show you how to migrate your data. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Zebronics Juke Bar 9700 Pro is the first Indian Dolby Atmos soundbar

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 6h
Zebronics has unveiled India's first Dolby Atmos soundbar, the Juke Bar 9700 Pro.

Earn Bonus Miles For Funding United TravelBank

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United Airlines is offering a bonus when you pay now for future travel, but is it worth it? United Airlines’ 5x bonus miles TravelBank promo United Airlines is offering five MileagePlus miles per dollar when you add funds to your TravelBank account. For those of you not familiar with TravelBank, this is a way to keep a cash balance attached to your MileagePlus account, which you can redeem toward

Cyber threats keeping CEOs up at night

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Forcepoint's Dave Barnett looks at the cybersecurity priorities of the C-suite, using recent research data.

Get market-leading pricing on iPhone 11 deals on EE with this exclusive code

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iPhone 11 deals can be pricey, but this code helps knock the costs down on EE contracts.

2021 Volkswagen Taos: Know the history behind the name

SlashGear / 6h
Contrary to earlier reports, Volkswagen’s newest compact SUV will be called the Taos. VW’s upcoming crossover is designed specifically for the North American market similar to the five-seat Atlas Cross Sport SUV. Specific details about the Taos are scarce at the moment, and VW only released a couple of teaser images for us to see. However, we do know a … Continue reading

This Curved AOC Gaming Monitor Packs Massive Value at $145

40Gizmodo / 6h
AOC 24" Curved 1080p Gaming Monitor | $145 | Amazon Read more...

Securing healthcare organizations when moving to the cloud

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Healthcare organizations must take a proactive approach to IT by implementing an effective software-as-a-service (SaaS) protection solution.

USB Type A Connector: Everything You Need to Know

40How-To Geek / 6h
USB comes in many shapes and sizes, but USB Type-A connectors are the most common type. They’re rectangular in shape and have been in wide use for decades. In the official USB specification, USB-A is known as “Standard-A.” Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Not Just a Bigger iPhone: 8 Things That are Better on iPad

Ios 14 iPhone iPad
How-To Geek / 6h
If you’ve been considering an iPad recently, you might find it difficult to find meaningful differences between it and your iPhone—besides the obviously bigger screen. While the iPad and iPhone have a lot in common, over the years the iPad has received many features that make it a worthwhile purchase alongside your iPhone. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

How to Setup an OpenVPN Server to Secure Your Network

How-To Geek / 6h
Hosting your own VPN server can secure your network by allowing you to set rigourous firewalls in place (to block important services like SSH), while still being able to maintain administrative access when you’re connected to the VPN. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

The best wireless earbuds you can buy right now

Google Pixel Buds Fixes
80Engadget / 6h
Over the span of about two years, true wireless earbuds made a massive leap . Companies figured out the battery life equation while also coaxing better sound out of smaller, more comfortable designs. You no longer have to worry about charging during the work day or losing signal (for the most part), which frees you up to make a buying decision based on unique features and overall experience. To h

How to watch Becoming online: stream new LeBron James-produced show today

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Docuseries reveals origin stories of world-class entertainers, musicians and athletes - here's how to watch Becoming online right now.

27-Year-Old Buys Controlling Stake In EL AL

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EL AL has been looking for a new investor for the past several months. The airline was in a bad financial situation before the current pandemic started, and of course this situation just exacerbated EL AL’s problems. 27-year-old takes over EL AL Around the beginning of July it was revealed that an unnamed party was interested in acquiring EL AL. It was later revealed that 27-year-old Eli Rosenber

What’s in Wildfire Smoke, and How Dangerous Is It?

100+Wired / 6h
Blazes on the West Coast are spewing a haze clear across the country. Along the way, the complex chemistry of what we inhale gets even more complex.

Apple Wants You to Smash That Subscribe Button

Apple iPad iPhone One
93Wired / 6h
This week, we break down Apple’s latest announcements, from new hardware to its push into bundles and home workouts.

7 easy ways to make your vacation home rental better for guests

The Points Guy / 6h
I’ve rented many vacation homes via a variety of sites and owners. The homes have ranged wildly from budget-friendly tiny cabins to ski-friendly mountain houses for 22 and $1,000 per night beach homes. But throughout those different experiences, some common themes have emerged that make it easy to love — or not love — the rental you’ve chosen. And while many factors go into a successful vacation

'Disintegration' multiplayer shuts down after just six months

Disintegration Multiplayer
81Engadget / 7h
The developer behind Disintegration , the tactical shooter with transhuman characters , is ending the multiplayer mode that it launched early this year. In a blog post, V1 Interactive wrote that the multiplayer modes will be removed in phases starting today, with everything gone by November 17th. The single-player campaigns will remain, however, and the studio has no plans to remove those. “While

A bevy of new features makes iOS 14 the most secure mobile OS ever

100+Ars Technica / 7h
Enlarge / From left to right: iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max. (credit: Samuel Axon) Eleven months ago, Apple CEO Tim Cook declared privacy a “ fundamental human right .” The affirmation came as the iPhones his customers carry in their pockets store ever more sensitive information and the company seeks to make privacy a key differentiator as it competes with Google and other rivals. O

Samsung Wireless Charger Trio specs detailed in product pages

SlashGear / 7h
The AirPower wireless charging mat will probably be a source of shame for Apple for quite a while, at least until it finally launches its own official wireless charger. Until then, other companies will try to hit it while its down with their own versions of a three-in-one wireless charger. mophie has long been launching such accessories and it wasn’t … Continue reading

This Windows 10 update fail has a fix that could cause more harm than good

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Windows 10 update fail puts Lenovo owners in an impossible position: suffer BSODs or put your device at risk.

The Morning After: PS5 and RTX 3080 rollouts are frustrating for gamers

100+Engadget / 7h
Good morning to everyone still trying to find a PS5 or NVIDIA RTX 3080 . I’m not sure how this is still an issue in 2020, but both devices have had a launch period that boggles the mind and has frustrated many people who are just trying to hand over hundreds of dollars so they can do some ray-traced 4K gaming. Sony told gamers pre-orders would start on Thursday, and then retailers opened their do

Second-gen smart meter installations pass the five million mark

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5 million second-generation smart meters have now been installed – but what does this mean for your energy bills and the future of the network?

Amazon Prime Day 2020 date teased by deals poster

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We could know the Amazon Prime Day 2020 date, thanks to a deals announcement from Braun

How to change your WordPress password or reset it

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If it’s been a while since you updated your WordPress website password, then it’s time to change it using our step-by-step guide.

Australia's 7-Hour 'Flight to Nowhere' Sells Out Instantly As People Lose Their Damn Minds Hoping to Feel Normal Again in the Midst of a Pandemic That's Infected 30 Million and Killed Almost 1 Million Globally But Will We Ever Feel Normal Again and What Even Qualifies As Normal Anymore

1KGizmodo / 7h
Australia’s Qantas Airlines will fly a seven-hour “flight to nowhere” that takes off and lands in Sydney, a bizarre idea hinging on the belief that people who have been cooped up during the pandemic would want to just experience air travel, even if their destination is the same airport where they departed. And,… Read more...

2021 Genesis GV80 and G80 both all-new luxury vehicles

33SlashGear / 7h
Luxury automaker Genesis is offering some details on the 2021 Genesis GV80, which is the first SUV from the company, and the 2021 Genesis G80. The GV80 is Genesis, and its parent companies first entry the rear-wheel drive, mid-size luxury utility market. The automaker says that the 2021 Genesis G80 sets a new standard in executive mid-size sedan luxury and … Continue reading

British Airways Introducing New First Class Suite With Doors – First Plane Arrives Next Month

42View from the Wing / 7h
British Airways has a new business class suite with privacy doors. It appears on the same plane where first class still lacks doors. That will be (slowly) changing as British Airways will have a new first class suite with doors, which will first appear on new Boeing 777s that start to be delivered next month. Continue reading ...

iOS 14 on the iPhone 6S and SE: Performance is fine, other stuff is not

90Ars Technica / 7h
Enlarge / The iPhone 6S (left) and first-generation iPhone SE (right) running iOS 14. (credit: Andrew Cunningham ) It’s September, and you know what that means: shorter days, the first tentative tinge of chill in the night air, Halloween candy at the grocery store, and—most relevantly for us—a new version of iOS. Apple supports its own phones with new software updates for years longer than any of

PS5 DualSense controller pre-orders now live: where to grab an extra gamepad

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PS5 DualSense controller pre-orders are now available for purchase across the US, UK and Australia.

iOS 14 bug is messing with email and browser settings

14 Apple Safari Mail
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iOS 14 email and browser settings reconfigured every time a device is rebooted.

AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs are about to launch, and not Ryzen 4000, rumor insists

Intel Tiger Lake AMD
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In order to be less confusing in terms of the mobile and desktop processor naming schemes.

HBO Max renews Ridley Scott's 'Raised by Wolves' for a second season

200+Engadget / 7h
Ridley Scott’s creepy android series Raised by Wolves is getting a second season at HBO Max. The streaming platform has confirmed the show’s renewal merely a couple of weeks after its successful launch on September 3rd. According to Deadline , the show grew its audience by 50 percent in its second week and has become the service’s top-performing original, so a renewal doesn’t exactly come as a su

3 reasons why you need a cash back credit card in your wallet

The Points Guy / 7h
My family has circled the globe and taken numerous memorable trips that were earned by swiping our rewards-earning credit cards to rack up points miles — and we don’t plan to walk away from that strategy anytime soon. However, 2020 has taught and reinforced lots of lessons. One of those lessons was that nothing is ever certain. None of those points and miles-fueled trips we originally planned, bo

India's 'Bandish Bandits' is the cozy fall binge you need

44Mashable / 7h
In the six weeks since it released on Amazon Prime, you’ve either heard about nothing but Bandish Bandits or haven’t heard of it at all. I fall in the former camp, watching friends and family fall in love with the Hindi-language Indian drama series and its infectious soundtrack while I waited for “the right time” to binge all 10 episodes. That time is now. Bandish Bandits (that's pronounced "BUND

Rocket Lab Could Beat NASA Back to Venus in the Search for ET

NASA Russia R. Lab Venus
200+Wired / 7h
After years of neglect, Earth’s other neighbor is back in the spotlight following a major discovery. A private rocket company may be the first to visit.

Companies Can Track Your Phone’s Movements to Target Ads

100+Wired / 7h
Brands are seeking new ways to customize messages. A startup that gathers data on when you pick up your phone, or when you go out on a run, can help.

How to Use a Second Monitor With Your Laptop

100+Wired / 7h
Need a little more desktop real estate, or just tired of hunching over a small screen all day? Here’s how to give your back—and eyes—a break.

Facebook is making it easier to run a business online

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Manage Facebook, Messenger and Instagram pages on one platform.

Ram 1500 Built to Serve third edition celebrates 73rd anniversary of the U.S. Air Force

22SlashGear / 8h
Ram is launching the third installment of its 1500 Built to Serve Edition this week. Back in November last year, the first installment of Ram 1500 Built to Serve models was launched as a tribute to the U.S. Army. Next, the U.S. Navy version came last June and is available in Diamond Black or Gator Green paint. And now, the … Continue reading

Mozilla scraps encrypted Firefox file-sharing tool after crooks use it to send malware

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You can no longer use Firefox Send, and all files have been wiped from Mozilla's servers.

How do music festivals adapt to a pandemic? They Fest in Place, of course

Twitch This Weekend
71Ars Technica / 8h
Ben Gibbard, I salute you for doing an at-home live-streamed concert every week from March through May as we all adjusted to the quarantimes. Like so many current realities, no one could've seen "musicians as the new Twitch stars" coming back in January. Yet in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the music industry relied heavily on livestreams—typically just one artist in a room with webcam

Police launch homicide inquiry after German hospital hack

500+BBC News - Technology / 8h
Woman dies being transferred from German hospital which is hit by hackers.

PayTM and PayTM First Games apps are no more available on the Play Store – Here’s why

Paytm Google Play Store
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Google has pulled down the PayTM and PayTM First Games' Android applications from the Play Store for flouting policies around betting and gambling.

PlayStation 5 vs. Xbox Series X: Which Should You Buy?

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79How-To Geek / 8h
The stage is set for the next-generation console battle, as Sony and Microsoft go head-to-head this November with the release of the PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X and S. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

PS5, new Apple Watches and Oculus Quest 2: Noise Cancelling podcast episode 30

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The best tech podcast you've never heard, pumped straight into your ears.

VCs have to train themselves to ‘ask the stupid questions,’ says Hoxton Ventures’ Hussein Kanji

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If venture capitalists could predict the future, why wouldn’t they just start companies themselves? That’s the question Hussein Kanji, founding partner at Hoxton Ventures , asked rhetorically at Disrupt 2020. “If anyone says that they have predictive power in this industry and says they know where the future is gonna be, I just question the wisdom of this,” he said during a session exploring how

Airbus fello’fly repairs to aircraft together to reduce emissions

SlashGear / 8h
Airbus has announced that it has signed agreements with two airline customers, Frenchbee and SAS Scandinavian Airlines, three Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP), France’s DSNA, the UK’s NATS and EUROCONTROL. The agencies will work together to demonstrate the feasibility of an Airbus demonstrator project called fello’fly to reduce aviation emissions. Fello’fly is inspired by biomimicry and is

Humble’s You Can Pet The Dog bundle is exactly what it sounds like

82Engadget / 8h
One of the most important questions in video games these days is Can You Pet The Dog? After all, even in the bleakest of virtual worlds, you want to show some affection to a good doggo. That’s why Humble has teamed up with the Twitter account of the same name to highlight eight games that feature dog petting. For $5, you’ll be able to get titles like Shenmue 1 & 2 , Death’s Gambit and Scribblenau

Something strange is going on with .uk domains

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Highly valuable .uk domains snapped up before even entering the market.

'Super Mario 3D All-Stars' for Switch: Barely enough but still a must

36Mashable / 8h
Nintendo and Super Mario go together like peanut butter and jelly. Yeah, you can have one without the other. But they still belong together. So it goes without saying that Switch owners should pick up Nintendo's new Super Mario 3D All-Stars collection. It's three of the best Mario games in history – yeah, even Sunshine – together in one package that, thanks to the unique design of the Switch, you

Samsung Galaxy S30 Ultra camera leak shows rather few differences to S20 Ultra

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Camera specs have leaked for the Galaxy S30 Ultra, or Galaxy S21 Ultra as some think it could be called.

YouTube’s Plot to Silence Conspiracy Theories

200+Wired / 8h
From flat-earthers to QAnon to Covid quackery, the video giant is awash in misinformation. Can AI keep the lunatic fringe from going viral?

Google Play Store sort of bans stalkerware Android apps

SlashGear / 8h
Given its more open ecosystem, Android has become notorious for the rampant operation of all kinds of malware. Some of those even get past Google’s own scrutiny in reviewing apps for the Google Play Store. Those covertly try to hide their less than innocent behavior but it seems that a certain class of software has been operating out in the … Continue reading

A reality show wants to send its winning contestant to the ISS

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100+Engadget / 9h
Space Hero , a reality TV show that will offer a trip to the ISS is currently in development, reports Deadline Hollywood . The show intends to depict a global search to find a group of people capable of going through a series of tough challenges. These will, it’s thought, culminate in a global live broadcast in which people from around the world can vote on who they want to fly to the heavens. Ac

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 is out now - but you could buy four PS5s for the same price

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The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 release date is today, if you've got $1,999 / £1,799 / AU$2,999 to spare on a foldable phone.

Canon's free software now lets you turn almost any of its cameras into a webcam

Canon Breakthrough
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Almost any Canon camera can now double up as your webcam, thanks to this Windows software – though the Mac version's still in beta.

Oops: iOS 14 bug resets default apps to Safari and Mail on reboot

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Read more... More about Apple , Ios , Bug , Browser , and Tech

Softbank Group sells mobile distribution firm Brightstar

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Japanese giant follows up sale of Arm with Brightstar offload

The Oceanbird shipping vessel can ferry 7000 vehicles using wind power

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The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

'Ratched' on Netflix is the worst season of 'American Horror Story'

Netflix Song Exploder
500+Mashable / 9h
It’s not always a bad sign when the credits roll on a television show’s season finale and the only question on one’s mind is "what?” In the best case scenario, that “what” is preceded by a cliffhanger and delivered with a mind-blown level of surprise. In the worst case scenario, the “what” is short for “what did I just watch?” and conveys dissatisfaction with the show as a whole. Despite Sarah Pa

Business owners targeted in Covid-19 VAT deferral scam

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Fake HMRC alert targeting business affected by Covid-19 flagged as a scam.

This portable CD player works with your wireless headphones for old school cool

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Miss your old Sony Discman? NINM Labs has launched a portable CD player for today's wireless headphones and speakers.

Letter-writing staved off lockdown loneliness. Now it’s getting out the vote.

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100+MIT Technology Review / 9h
For the past couple of years, Courtney Cochran hosted a Nashville-based meetup group called the Snail Mail Social Club . Before the pandemic, it involved people gathering, pen and paper in hand, to write letters together. “It was a fun social endeavor,” Cochran says. “You got some face-to-face connecting time with people.” When the coronavirus made meeting impossible, a friend suggested she set u

iPhone 12 Pro Max benchmark suggests its performance might be disappointing

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An early iPhone 12 Pro Max benchmark points to worse performance than some Android phones.

Successor to World’s first foldable phone is arriving on September 22

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The Royole Flexpai 2 is expected to come with all round upgrades and improvements.

Apple Watch 6, Apple Watch SE and new iPad are on sale now - here's where to buy

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Apple has now released the Apple Watch 6, Apple Watch SE and new iPad, meaning you can pick them up now.

The She-Hulk MCU TV show on Disney Plus has finally cast its hero

She-Hulk TM Maslany Hulk
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The She-Hulk series coming to Disney Plus has cast its main hero.

Having problems with your Fitbit Charge 4's band? Help is at hand

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Some users have reported a gap appearing between the band and the watch.

Nvidia RTX 3080 20GB rumor suggests maybe you shouldn’t rush to buy one of the GPUs anyway

Nvidia RTX 3080 GPU
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Could this leave early adopters of the RTX 3080 with a case of buyer’s remorse?

Enter this giveaway for a chance to win a Tesla Model 3

40Mashable / 9h
What if you could be the proud owner of a 2020 Tesla Model 3 without paying a single dollar? For one lucky person, that could be reality. Enter the Win Your Dream 2020 Tesla Giveaway and you'll have a chance to win your very own Tesla Model 3. This car can reach speeds up to 140 miles per hour and can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in seconds. (That being said, please drive safely.) With a ran

Uneasy about your kid's iPhone obsession? These apps can help.

48Mashable / 9h
Forget whatever you put on your holiday or birthday list when you were little — Gen Z kids will start asking for an iPhone as soon as they've mastered their parents' touch screen. It doesn't matter what age your kid is: Whether it's their very first phone or their fifth, parents are going to worry about what's behind that scrolling and tapping. Parental control apps have come to be a convenient c

Learn financial accounting from an actual CPA with these online classes

24Mashable / 9h
TL;DR: Take control of your finances with the Ultimate Financial Accounting & CPA Certification Training bundle for $44.99, a 97% savings as of Sept. 18. If you're starting a business on a limited budget, or have a small business you're trying to keep afloat in these tough times , taking on more responsibility yourself can help you stretch your funds. Financial accounting is one thing you may be

You can tote this pocket-sized projector around in a purse

36Mashable / 9h
TL;DR: Play videos or music anywhere with the Lenso cube 1080P pocket projector for $247.99, a 69% savings from September 18 through September 20. If you want to invest in a fun new viewing experience as winter approaches, or if you've been meaning to get a projector, the Lenso Cube 1080P Pocket Projector is a great option. This projector is able to play up to 20 hours of music and two hours of v

Snag luggage from Brandless on sale this weekend

28Mashable / 9h
TL;DR: Upgrade your luggage situation with a Brandless™ suitcase for as low as $79.99 as of Sept. 18. Traveling is expensive as it is, so you probably don't want to empty your pockets on suitcases. But you shouldn't skimp on them either: You want your luggage to last. One great option to consider is Brandless, which makes both 21" and 25" hardside suitcases. These pieces of luggage have lightweig

'Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous' is a fun, scary adventure that kids will love and adults won't mind

48Mashable / 9h
Welcome to Camp Cretaceous — the first-ever animated series to stomp its way into the Jurassic Park franchise and the name of the new adventure camp on Isla Nublar that's featured within it. It's got fierce dinosaurs, exciting locations, and a couple of incompetent counselors who are constantly losing track of the campers they aim to protect. And while this colossal kid show is predictable, it ha

NASA provides an update on Jupiter’s massive storms

23Popular Mechanics / 10h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

NVIDIA apologizes for RTX 3080 order chaos

Nvidia RTX 3080 GPU
500+Engadget / 10h
NVIDIA did a great job getting gamers hyped up for the launch of its RTX 3080, which does offer a huge leap in performance over the last generation. When it came time to sell it yesterday morning, however, the train went a bit off the rails. NVIDIA apparently failed to account for the excitement it created, as the $699 RTX 3080 Founder’s Edition sold out nearly instantly. On top of that, the site

Dua Lipa and James Corden's 'New Rules' parody is an anthem for coronavirus dating

300+Mashable / 10h
"Wear a mask / Wash your hands / It's not like you have / Other plans." Dating is already a tricky, complicated business, but the coronavirus — and the virtual /socially distanced dates it's led to — have only added to this. Here to drum home just how messy the whole thing has become is Dua Lipa and James Corden, with a COVID-19 dating-themed parody of the singer's hit songs "Don't Start Now" and

Quibi wins two Emmys for #FreeRayshawn

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Quibi has joined the ranks of other streaming services who’ve scored Emmy awards for their originals. The streaming service, which offers shows composed of bite-sized episodes meant to be consumed on mobile, has bagged two Creative Arts Emmy trophies for police drama #FreeRayshawn . Its stars Laurence Fishburne and Jasmine Cephas Jones won acting awards in the short-form category, which is specif

Xiaomi’s first smartwatch in India will have a round display

Xiaomi India September 29
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At next week’s Mi Smarter Living 2021 event, Xiaomi will finally bring its smartwatches to India.

This sleek electric scooter is carved out of wood

60Mashable / 10h
The wooden scooter, called ILY-Ai, was created by Mikiya Kobayashi who teamed up with automotive part manufacturer Aisin and furniture company Karimoku. The design is optimized for the elderly and those with mobility issues all while maintaining an elegant, sleek look. Read more... More about Design , Mashable Video , Electric Scooter , Mikiya Kobayashi , and Tech

Shazam is coming to iPhone's control panel soon

14.2 CC Apple Shazam
400+Mashable / 11h
In late 2017, Apple acquired music discovery service Shazam , but you'd be forgiven if you forgot about it, because Apple hasn't actually done that much with Shazam...until now. In the latest developer beta of iOS 14.2, Shazam has been added (via MacRumors ) to the iOS control center (the shortcut-filled screen that you get when swiping down from the top right of your iPhone's display (or swiping

Toshiba makes its Smart TV range available in India - and the timing is just right

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Toshiba, which had recently announced its debut in India, has announced the availability of its smart LED TVs in India. These new Internet-enabled TVs are in sizes ranging from 32-inches to the premium 65-inches 4K QLED TVs.

Google’s zero carbon footprint and other tech news

NASA Russia R. Lab Venus
100+BBC News - Technology / 11h
BBC Click’s Paul Carter reports on some of the best technology news stories this week.

'They used my picture and I should've got paid for it'

2KBBC News - Technology / 11h
Some call them copyright trolls, but these companies say they defend photographers' rights.

How e-commerce is exploding in South Africa

100+BBC News - Technology / 11h
E-commerce has been one sector that has boomed in South Africa during the pandemic.

PS5 vs Xbox Series X: How do they compare?

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100+BBC News - Technology / 11h
Who will win the console war this Christmas? We take a look at the new Xbox and Playstation.

Lockdown 'sexting' blackmail concerns for young people sharing images

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300+BBC News - Technology / 11h
One victim was duped into sending nude photographs to someone she later found out was an adult.

Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones with ANC launched in India

Sony India WH-1000XM4
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Sony's fourth gen ANC headphones, the WH-1000XM4, are now official in India.

Ride-hailing was hit hard by COVID-19 — Grab’s Russell Cohen on how the company adapted

200+TechCrunch / 12h
A contactless Grab delivery Ride-hailing services around the world have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, and Grab was no exception. The company is one of the most highly-valued tech startups in Southeast Asia, where it operates in eight countries. Its transport business suffered a sharp decline in March and April, as movement restriction orders were implemented. But the company had the adv

Apple's online store is opening in India on September 23rd

Apple India September 23
200+Engadget / 12h
Apple is opening its online store in India on September 23rd over a year after the government eased rules that limited the tech giant’s business in the country. The store will offer Apple’s full range of products and direct support to customers in India for the first time, and it will also give them access to financing options and the company’s trade-in program. At the moment, the company only se

Xbox Series S pre-orders: how to buy the cheap new Xbox in Australia

XS One Xbox Series S
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Xbox Series S is a cheaper, digital-only alternative to the Series X, and it's up for pre-order in Australia from September 22.

Online sales during festive season to reach $7 billion in India

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Online retail industry in India is expecting good growth in sales during the festive season, as Covid-19 fears continue to persist and offline shopping is still fraught with risks.