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42+ Text-Editing Keyboard Shortcuts That Work Almost Everywhere

300+How-To Geek / 4h
Whether you’re typing an email in your browser or writing in a word processor, there are convenient keyboard shortcuts usable in almost every application. You can copy, select, or delete entire words or paragraphs with just a few key presses. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

LG TV 2020 lineup: every LG OLED and NanoCell TV coming this year

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Looking to buy an LG TV in 2020? We’ve got the full lineup from the manufacturer with helpful details on every series.

Guy runs 'Doom' on a pregnancy test and wait, what?

Doom Pregnancy Test
2KMashable / 8h
The tradition of running the legendary game Doom on various gadgets and appliances that were not originally designed for gaming is long , but this one takes the cake. Foone , a programmer who likes reverse-engineering things and typically works with ancient hardware and software, has managed to run a fully functional game of Doom on an electronic pregnancy test. After posting a video of the class

'Dramatic' decline in pirated films after arrests

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The amount of pirated films, TV shows, e-books and other material has plummeted following US raids.

LG BX vs LG B9 OLED: is the new B Series OLED worth the upgrade?

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Besides the new and improved a7 Gen 3 processor, what actually sets the LG B Series OLED apart?

The return of EastEnders is a shining beacon of hope in these dark times

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 21min
EastEnders experienced an unprecedented hiatus this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic – and it’s finally back on our screens.

Reese's new Snack Cakes are a high-quality comfort snack

28Mashable / 24min
Let's be real: Not even a new Reese's product can salvage this disaster of a year. But sinking your teeth into the brand's latest chocolaty, peanut butter-filled concoction can undoubtedly bring you a few delicious moments of comfort. Reese's Snack Cakes, the newest addition to the beloved Reese's candy family, are here to put another fresh spin on the classic peanut butter cup. The tasty treats

The best free music players 2020: organize, tag and enjoy your music collection

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Organize and enjoy your music with a free player that offers intelligent tagging and advanced playback options.

New artificial skin could let robots react to pain like a human

SlashGear / 32min
Researchers at RMIT University have developed a new electronic artificial skin that can react to pain just like real skin. The artificial skin opens the door for improved prosthetics, smarter robotics, and non-invasive alternatives to skin grafts. Researchers say that the prototype device can electronically replicate the way human skin senses pain. It mimics the near-instant feedback response tha

Serena Williams vs Maria Sakkari live stream: how to watch US Open tennis online today

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Our guide explains how to watch US Open tennis online today, including where to find a Serena Williams vs Maria Sakkari live stream this Monday.

EA pulls ads from 'UFC 4' replays after widespread complaints

Engadget / 36min
EA’s UFC 4 is off to a rough start. The developer told Eurogamer it had removed commercials from the MMA game’s replays and overlays after many fans complained about the experience. These weren’t small, unintrusive promos — one commonly-cited example was a full-screen video ad for Amazon’s second season of The Boys . UFC 3 players have reported similar ads. The company said it turned the ads on i

11 best hotels for a beach vacation in Portugal

The Points Guy / 39min
As the travel industry reopens following COVID-19 shutdowns, TPG suggests that you talk to your doctor, follow health officials’ guidance and research local travel restrictions before booking that next trip. We will be here to help you prepare, whether it’s next month or next year. If you’re looking to have a beach vacation at some point in the future, look no further than Portugal . The country

OnePlus 8T may not be joined by an 8T Pro, and we can take a good guess why

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With the Nord giving OnePlus fans an affordable option, the company could make its next flagship a genuinely premium device.

How to Copy Files to a USB Flash Drive on a Chromebook

How-To Geek / 56min
Chromebooks are geared toward storing files in the cloud, but that doesn’t mean they can’t handle local files. If there’s something on your Chromebook that you’d like to move with a USB flash drive, we’ll show you how. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

How to Replicate an S3 Bucket Across Regions

How-To Geek / 56min
If you want to store multiple copies of objects in your S3 buckets in different regions, S3 can be set up to automatically replicate objects from a source bucket into replica buckets around the world, increasing performance and access latency of your applications. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Rossiya’s Cool & Surprising New Safety Video

20One Mile at a Time / 58min
Rossiya is a Russian airline that is an Aeroflot subsidiary . It operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, on both short haul and long haul routes. Well, the carrier’s new safety video has just been unofficially revealed — Rossiya hasn’t directly promoted the video yet, but it’s pretty clear that the airline is behind it. Check out Rossiya’s new safety video here: While I don’t speak Russian, the vid

Best prepaid voice and data plans under Rs. 500

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Here's a list of few handpicked prepaid recharge plans for Airtel, Jio and Vodafone-Idea

C-V2X: Connected cars and the future of transport

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Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything, or C-V2X, continues to make strides as the preferred technology for vehicles to communicate with one another and with their surroundings.

Instant Pot's Duo Evo Plus is only $100 on Amazon

69Engadget / 1h
Instant Pot’s Duo Evo Plus 9-in-1 Pressure Cooker is listed for an all-time low price of $100 on Amazon today. That’s $40 less than it’s typically listed for and nearly $70 off its original price. Buy Instant Pot Duo Evo Plus at Amazon - $99.95 The Duo Evo Plus is one of our favorite Instant Pots . The “all-in-one” cooker has lots of upgrades over older Instant Pots, like inner handles that make

'Minecraft' PSVR support is coming this month

Minecraft VR This Month
65Engadget / 1h
Sony said on Monday morning it has lined up a week of PlayStation VR game announcements, and it kicked off with a big one for Minecraft players. The ultra-popular sandbox game will add PSVR support later this month with a free update that’ll roll out to all PS4 players. Mojang has been working on that since Sony gave it the green light to bring cross-platform play and the Bedrock version of Minec

Windows 10 update breaks another major feature - but there’s a fix

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Microsoft's latest optional update is preventing machines from entering sleep mode

Why rugged technology will feature more in business

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Samsung's recent research highlights rugged as a key tool for future of business. Here is why.

American Airlines Offers A Shocking Response To Customer’s Refund Request [Roundup]

View from the Wing / 1h
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 ...

2020 Mazda3 Review – Paying for Stick

SlashGear / 1h
Somewhere along the line, a manual transmission went from being the cheap option to something drivers get as a treat. How else to describe the 2020 Mazda3, where the six-speed stick is still available but only if you cough up for the most expensive Premium trim. When you’re paying at least $27,500 (plus $945 destination) for the privilege of rowing … Continue reading

WhatsApp users need to watch out for dangerous 'crash code' messages

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Some specially coded messages could render WhatsApp unusable.

10 of the best deals in the Amazon Labor Day sale - but they end today

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Amazon's Labor Day sale ends today - here are the best deals you can buy today.

People are mocking a private island pandemic party with 'summer fun' memes

44Mashable / 1h
Summer may be ending soon, but the "Summer fun!" meme is just getting started. You may have seen a "Summer fun!" meme or two on your timeline recently. You'll know, because the tweets will read, "Summer fun! 🏖️❤️ (*private island all tested negative multiple times wear a mask ❤️ )" and feature a photo of a large group of people — usually from a television show or movie. Summer fun! 🏖❤️ (*privat

How to Break in a New Mattress

36Lifehacker / 1h
It wasn’t long ago when purchasing a new mattress involved going to your local department store or furniture emporium, and testing out every mattress in your price range until you’ve either found The One, or have tested so many they all feel the same, and then you just guess. After you picked one, the store would… Read more...

Dry out the Savings and the Jerky With This Digital Pro Food Dehydrator Now $47 Less

40Lifehacker / 1h
Nesco Digital Pro Food Dehydrator and Jerky Maker | $113 | Best Buy Read more...

‘Fall Guys’ will use the same anti-cheat software as 'Fortnite'

100+Engadget / 1h
The runaway hit Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout has attracted plenty of positive attention -- it’s the most downloaded PS Plus game of all time and has seven million downloads on Steam . Unfortunately, it has also attracted lots of cheaters, at least on PC. Today, Mediatonic revealed plans to use the same anti-cheat software used by Fortnite . In a tweet, Mediatonic apologized about the cheating pro

How to Manage Startup Programs on Ubuntu Linux

22How-To Geek / 1h
Many applications automatically set themselves to start when you sign into your Linux desktop. You might want to add your own favorite programs to the startup process, too. Here’s how to control what Ubuntu starts when you sign in. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

LEGO's Collaborations with Adidas and Levi's Are Pure Retro Fun

How-To Geek / 1h
If you’ve always dreamed of stepping into LEGOs instead of on them, you’re in luck. Earlier this week, LEGO teased its upcoming collaboration with shoe brand Adidas and another one with clothing brand Levi’s. LEGO is joining forces with each to put out shoes and other clothing items. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Should You Run a Database in Docker?

How-To Geek / 1h
Containerizing server workloads is growing ever more popular, and it’s becoming increasingly common to see web server deployments running in containers. Can the same benefits be applied to databases? Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

LG's cheapest OLED TV for 2020 is now on sale – but is it worth buying?

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The LG BX OLED is now available to buy at Currys and John Lewis – and it's a lot cheaper than the LG CX.

Etihad Introduces Free Coronavirus Travel Insurance

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Etihad has become the third major airline to introduce free coronavirus travel insurance, following in the footsteps of Emirates and Virgin Atlantic . Etihad introduces global COVID-19 insurance Etihad Airways is now offering passengers COVID-19 global wellness insurance. Etihad says that those diagnosed with COVID-19 during travel won’t have to worry about medical expenses or quarantine costs wh

ThoughtRiver nabs $10M to speed up deal-making with AI contract review

100+TechCrunch / 2h
ThoughtRiver , a London-based legaltech startup that’s applying AI to speed up contract pre-screening, has announced a $10 million Series A round of funding led by Octopus Ventures. Existing seed investors Crane, Local Globe, Entrée Capital, Syndicate Room, and angel investor Duncan Painter also participated in the round. The UK startup is one of a number applying AI to automate work that would o

Why you shouldn’t sleep on bus loyalty programs

The Points Guy / 2h
Before I jaunted across the U.S. in business class, I was a big fan of bus travel. I’m from southern Virginia and went to college in Washington, D.C., and I didn’t see a point in flying home for winter break even after I started to fly. That meant I relied a lot on buses — Megabus and Greyhound — to get home. Even after graduating from college, I still took advantage of cheap fares between D.C. a

Surface Duo might not be available globally until next year

SlashGear / 2h
While it’s really too soon to judge, without the device being generally available for users to judge its overall experience, it’s hard to deny Microsoft has come out with a head-turner in the Surface Duo. It’s long-term success, however, will largely depend on how much it sells in the market. Unfortunately, even if people are actually eager to shell out … Continue reading

This RTX-equipped gaming laptop is just $879 in the Labor Day sales - but there's a catch

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Grab an RTX-equipped gaming laptop for just $879 in the Labor Day sales, but there's a catch.

Best waterproof headphones 2020: the best swimming headphones to take in the pool

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These waterproof headphones will keep you entertained on those long training sessions, by taking your music with you into the pool.

How to Have a Productive Disagreement During a Zoom Meeting

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36Lifehacker / 2h
Maybe you’re one of those people who thrives on confrontation and enjoys a good argument. Or perhaps you’re someone who tries to avoid people and situations like those at all costs, and then gets mad at yourself for not speaking up when you disagreed with someone. Either way, when you’re collaborating with others at… Read more...

I’m Thinking of Ending Things: The most un-Netflix “Netflix film” to date

42Ars Technica / 2h
The trailer for I'm Thinking of Ending Things Lost in all the hype around the release of two surefire blockbusters with very different approaches to the current state of cinema, this weekend Netflix quietly debuted the first Charlie Kaufman film in five years: I'm Thinking of Ending Things. Kaufman's enigmatic and absurd worlds—from Adaptation to Being John Malkovich to Eternal Sunshine of the Sp

Colorful unveils latest GeForce RTX 30 series graphics cards

Nvidia Geforce RTX GPU
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New series sports Nvidia’s latest GPUs as well as improvements in cooling

Best web design software in 2020

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We’ve rounded up the top tools for designing a website, whether you’re an expert user or a complete novice.

The 9 best cruise ship steakhouses and steak-serving restaurants

20The Points Guy / 2h
There are all sorts of eateries on cruise ships these days — from elegant French restaurants to casual Italian trattorias and sushi bars. But perhaps none are as popular — or as commonplace — as cruise ship steakhouses. If a cruise line has room for just a single restaurant on a vessel in addition to a main dining room and a casual buffet eatery, it’s likely to make it a steakhouse. By our count,

Make your very own Mars exploration rover

Popular Mechanics / 3h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

UK tax 'black hole' is down to another bad algorithm

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UK Government’s claim of a £31bn black hole in uncollected taxes was based on calculations normally produced for the IRS.

Why a startup with $10M in annual revenue took 18 months to get VC funding

China Spacecraft VC
100+TechCrunch / 3h
Back in 2006, Joseph Heller went to China where he spent the next decade learning about the manufacturing business. Based on that experience he eventually built a startup called The Studio . The idea was to help connect people with a small business idea to manufacturers in China in a fully digital way. By 2016 he had grown his startup into a $10 million annual business with 100 employees around t

New Peugeot 5008 SUV updates a class leader

SlashGear / 3h
Peugeot is one of those brands that we don’t get in the United States but is popular in Europe. One of the most popular models is the Peugeot has is its 5008 SUV. The automaker has produced 300,000 units since it was introduced in 2017, with the company noting that it’s been successful in Europe and internationally. The Peugeot 5008 … Continue reading

Chinese chip giant SMIC 'in shock' after US trade ban threat

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400+BBC News - Technology / 3h
SMIC's Hong Kong shares sank 23% after the Pentagon said it could be added to a trade blacklist.

How to Quickly and Calmly Remove a Bat From Inside Your Home

100+Lifehacker / 3h
Look, we know how many photos of cute bats there are flying around the internet. But unless you’ve been awakened by the flutter of their bony-yet-fuzzy wings hovering directly above your face, you may not truly understand what it’s like to have one in your home. (I’ve also been startled by bats flying through rooms,… Read more...

How to Set the “Do Not Disturb” Auto-Reply Message on iPhone

20How-To Geek / 3h
If you have “Do Not Disturb” enabled on your iPhone and someone sends you a text message, they may receive an “Auto-Reply” message as a response. Here’s how to configure that message and decide who gets to see it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

How to Use Serverless Azure Functions

How-To Geek / 3h
In recent years, serverless has become one of the most talked-about technologies. Though not truly serverless, serverless options abstract the management away from the user to a managed and hosted service. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

The 5 Best Reddit Apps for Android

How-To Geek / 3h
Reddit is known as the “front page of the internet,” and is a good place for reading up on the latest news, seeing funny or fascinating content, and, of course, watching cats do silly things. But you don’t have to go to Reddit dot com for your daily fix—there are tons of apps that do a better job than the homepage ever could. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Xiaomi's new cheap phone has a 120Hz display and a huge battery, but no 5G

Poco X3 NFC Snapdragon
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The Poco X3 NFC from Xiaomi is the company's newest smartphone, and it's a contender for the best cheap phone title.

All Your Questions on Apple’s Move Away from Intel, Answered

76Wired / 3h
The news that Macs will soon have Apple chips might have you wondering whether you should buy now or wait. Here's everything you need to know.

20 background details you definitely missed on 'The Office'

62Mashable / 3h
Even the biggest superfans of The Office have yet to discover all the delightful Easter eggs hiding in plain sight in the workplace comedy. Trust me — I consider myself a foremost expert on all things The Office — but every week I'm still learning intricate new details about the show. Since Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey (BFFs and former Office co-stars) launched their Office Ladies podcast in O

Samsung's Galaxy Watch 3 gets its first big discount on Amazon

100+Engadget / 3h
We think that Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 3 is the best non-Apple smartwatch, which is one reason why it’s been tough to find on sale. However, Amazon is now offering the first real deal on the Tizen-powered watch, selling it at $365.30 instead of the regular $430 price. Buy Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 at Amazon - $365.30 The Galaxy Watch 3’s allure starts with the relatively thin and light size, though it

Poco X3 NFC mocks your pricey flagship with quad camera, 120Hz display for $235

Poco X3 NFC Snapdragon
48Mashable / 3h
Xiaomi's once sub-brand, now separate brand Poco made a name for itself by producing no-nonsense phones with all the right features for a very reasonable price . Now, Poco's back with a new phone, a sort-of-mid-range Poco X3 NFC (why the NFC bit, which is near-ubiquitous on phones these days, was needed in the name eludes me), and it sounds pretty good on paper. Yes, the Poco X3 NFC makes quite a

Save Half off LG’s 55-inch Nano 8 Series 4K LED Smart TV

20Gizmodo / 3h
LG 55-inch Nano 8 Series 4K LED Smart TV | $437 | Amazon Read more...

Poco X3 launched as the first phone with the Snapdragon 732G

Poco X3 Snapdragon
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The Poco X3 NFC has been unveiled in Europe with a new design, Snapdragon 732G chipset and a new quad-camera setup.

American Airlines Staff Can Now Wear Black Lives Matter Pins

500+One Mile at a Time / 3h
I feel like this might be the latest source of controversy on planes, for all the wrong reasons. American Airlines now allowing BLM uniform pins American Airlines has announced internally that employees can wear Black Lives Matter (BLM) pins on their uniforms while on duty. Typically airlines have strict uniform standards, and pins can only be worn if explicitly approved by the company. It’s wort

Gender reveal party starts a devastating California wildfire

Popular Mechanics / 3h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Amazon robot vacuum sale cuts Roomba and RoboVac prices down for Labor Day

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Save on the RoboVac 11S and Roomba i7+ in these Labor Day sales on robot vacuum cleaners.

Nintendo Switch deal knocks $20 off some classic Mario games at Best Buy

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Splatoon, Super Mario Maker 2 and Mario Tennis Aces are among the games discounted in this Best Buy Nintendo Switch games deal.

Terrifying images of California's wildfires show firefighters tackling the flames

200+Mashable / 3h
As the heat wave in California continued over the weekend, and the National Weather Service issued critical warnings , firefighters have been battling intense wildfires across the area. Five counties — Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, San Bernadino, and San Diego — were all declared in a state of emergency by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday, with homes destroyed and thousands forced to evacuate. SEE ALSO: H

Xiaomi POCO X3 NFC packs a 120Hz screen and huge battery

Poco X3 NFC Snapdragon
42SlashGear / 3h
Xiaomi has revealed its latest affordable smartphone, with the POCO X3 NFC delivering unexpectedly good specs wrapped in decent style. Based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 732G chipset, the 6.67-inch Android phone has high-end features like a 120Hz refresh rate display and a quad camera array on the back. The primary camera is a 64-megapixel Sony IMX682 sensor, with an f/1.89 lens … Continue reading

Here's What to Do Before Recycling or Donating Your Gadgets

24How-To Geek / 4h
If you’ve recently upgraded to a new phone, laptop, tablet, or anything similar, you’d probably like to do something proactive with the old one. Don’t just chuck it in the trash—give it to a friend or family member, donate it, or recycle it. But there are a few things you should do first. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

What's the Difference Between Docker and a Virtual Machine (VM)?

How-To Geek / 4h
Docker containers provide a similar service to virtual machines, providing an isolated environment for applications to run in, but they’re fundamentally two different technologies. We’ll discuss the differences, and what makes Docker so useful. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Here's Everything Coming to Netflix the Week of Sep. 7, 2020

24How-To Geek / 4h
Netflix’s first of the month drop may have already happened, but this week is nothing to balk at. From an entire series dedicated to organization to a film about a virus that makes people into killers, the variety this week is on point. Get your account pulled up and your queue ready because here’s everything coming to Netflix this week. Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

The Disrupt 2020 Labor Day flash sale ends tonight

100+TechCrunch / 4h
As the Labor Day weekend winds down here in the states, so too does our flash sale and your chance to save $100 on a Digital Pro pass to Disrupt 2020 . Fight off your holiday food coma long enough to buy your pass before 11:59 p.m. (PT) tonight. Disrupt 2020 takes place September 14-18, and you can’t afford to miss this global opportunity to learn new startup skills, add to your investment portfo

Apple iCloud, Google Drive and Dropbox probed over ‘unfair’ T&Cs in Italy

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Italy’s competition authority has opened an investigation into cloud storage services operated by Apple, Dropbox and Google, in response to a number of complaints alleging unfair commercial practices. In a press release announcing the probe, the AGCM says it’s opened six investigations in all. The services of concern are Google’s Drive, Apple iCloud and the eponymous Dropbox cloud storage service

How to Boost WhatsApp’s Privacy and Better Protect Your Data

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100+Wired / 4h
The Facebook-owned company has end-to-end encryption by default—but that doesn't mean the service’s settings are as private as they could be.

Amazon removes thousands of product reviews following newspaper probe

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Financial Times investigation has questioned the validity of many five-star reviews of products on Amazon UK.

Fall Guys to use Fortnite’s anti-cheat software

100+BBC News - Technology / 4h
The hit video game has attracted millions of players since its launch, in August.

Famed Carnival cruise director Matt Mitcham to take reader questions

The Points Guy / 4h
One of the most popular cruise directors in the history of Carnival Cruise Line will be taking reader questions here at The Points Guy this week. London-based Matt Mitcham, who announced on Aug. 26 in a Facebook post he was retiring from the line, is taking part in TPG’s Ask the Expert series on Instagram. We’ll be posting an initial Instagram story with Mitcham later today on Monday, Sept. 7 on

Can’t watch Tenet? Now is the perfect time to revisit Inception

40Ars Technica / 4h
An old man waiting for someone "from a half-remembered dream." [credit: Warner Bros. ] Director Christopher Nolan's hotly anticipated new film Tenet is finally playing in select theaters. But not everybody is able to watch it—New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco are all major US markets where theaters remain closed . If you're not among those lucky enough to live near a reopened theater where

What Would Happen If All Personal Data Leaked at Once?

28Gizmodo / 4h
Subconsciously, on some level, we’re all waiting for it: the leak that wrecks society and confirms what we all know already, namely that the mass transfer of our inmost secrets/shames to Facebook, Google, et. al. was never not going to end in flames. Who among us will emerge looking halfway human, let alone “good,”… Read more...

The future of smartphone technology

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From colour-changing glass to built-in earbuds, here is a futuristic look into smartphone technology.

Apple, Samsung lead India's smartphones export plan for $100 billion

Ather Swipe Nights India
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Government’s Make in India mission is set to get another push as applications for exports filed by iPhone manufacturers & Samsung, among others, have been approved.

Revolut loses its head of regulatory compliance, hires two former Amazon execs

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More personnel changes at Revolut are in motion, as a key member of the leadership team leaves for Barclays, and two former Amazon staffers join the London-headquartered neobank, including a new chief operating officer. TechCrunch understands that Chris Sing, Revolut’s head of regulatory compliance is leaving to take up the position as Barclays’s new chief of staff to the group chief compliance o

Ethan Is Supreme: Beauty influencer Ethan Peters dies aged 17

1KBBC News - Technology / 4h
Ethan Peters, also known as Ethan Is Supreme, was a makeup influencer and YouTuber from the US.

Infiniti QX80 SUV debuts at 2020 Rebelle Rally event

SlashGear / 4h
For the first time in five years of Rebelle rallying, the Infiniti QX80 SUV will debut with professional journalists Nicole Wakelin (driver) of New Hampshire and Alice Chase (navigator) of Texas behind the wheel. The 2020 Rebelle Rally takes place from October 8- 17, 2020, and features up to 10 days of trekking across the Nevada and California desert. “At … Continue reading

The Morning After: To avoid censorship in India, Netflix, Amazon and Disney+ will self-regulate

100+Engadget / 4h
India is extending its influence over major tech players. Streaming services, including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar and 12 other companies, have signed a self-regulatory code to stay on the good side of India’s regulators. This includes common approaches to age labels and content descriptions as well as a way to report any violations of the system. Streaming services will have to

Intel Jasper Lake CPUs could seriously power-up budget laptops in early 2021

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More powerful Pentium and Celeron processors are almost here, and should make for some tasty affordable laptops.

Crysis Remastered has a ‘Can it run Crysis?’ graphics setting – the ultimate test for your gaming PC?

Remastered Run Crysis
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Details in the distance don’t tail off, with some spectacular looking results for this imminent shooter reboot.

Why Most US Airports Still Can’t Accept Flights From “Travel Ban” Destinations

100+One Mile at a Time / 5h
I was recently trying to help someone book a Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt to Philadelphia for October. The flight showed as bookable and wide open, and then a few days later it didn’t show in the schedule anymore. I was initially confused about that, but then realized what was going on, and figured it was worth a post. This is worth being aware of if planning future travel. The United States’

Samsung Cloud storage: Everything you need to know about it

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Check out the cloud storage option that’s present on all Samsung smartphones and tablets.

Your Smartphone Can Tell If You’re Drunk-Walking

100+Wired / 5h
In a recent study, scientists could tell if people were intoxicated just by looking at their phones’ motion data.

RIP, Laika: 'Space Dogs' Will Break Your Heart

Laika Space Dogs
200+Wired / 5h
The new documentary about Russia's doomed canine cosmonaut hurts the soul—and turns the stomach.

Solo Stove Yukon Review: The Ultimate Backyard Firepit

96Wired / 5h
Solo Stove's 27-inch Yukon burns hot—and it'll give your household great s'mores for years to come.

Microsoft is officially killing off Flash soon - but there's a catch

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Flash clings to life for a few more months, as Microsoft readies its next generation of browsers.

BIMA nabs $30M more for micro- health and life insurance aimed at emerging markets

BIMA Health Emerging
100+TechCrunch / 5h
The coronavirus global health pandemic — and the new emphasis on social distancing to slow down the spread of COVID-19 — has put healthcare and tech services used to enable healthcare remotely under the spotlight. Today a startup that’s building microinsurance and healthcare services specifically targeting emerging markets is announcing a round of funding to meet a surge in demand for its service

Samsung secures billion-dollar 5G network deal with Verizon

Samsung Verizon US
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Samsung wants to be a major player in 5G telecoms equipment following Huawei US ban.

No, Pringles hasn't leaked the Xbox Series X price

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The latest Xbox Series X pricing 'leak' allegedly comes from Pringles.

GoPro HERO 9 Black leaked packaging hints a significant upgrade

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The world is slowly settling down a more normal, some say “new normal”, cadence and some are resuming their old outdoor activities while others choose to remain inside and embrace new ones. In many cases, these activities involve a bit of digital documentation, be it taking still photos and selfies or recording what could be once in a lifetime moments. … Continue reading

OLED Screen Burn-In: How Worried Should You Be?

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OLED displays are beautiful to look at and expensive, but you might be surprised to learn they can suffer from “burn-in” or permanent image retention. How prevalent is this issue, and should you worry about it? Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Leaked Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 benchmarks shows how it destroys the RTX 2080

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New benchmarks have appeared that apparently show just how much of a performance increase you can expect from the Nvidia RTX 3080.

Here's an eerily beautiful Radiohead cover from Phoebe Bridgers and Arlo Parks to make your day

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It's always a risk when an artist covers a much-beloved classic song. But Phoebe Bridgers and Arlo Parks performed a cover of Radiohead's iconic song "Fake Plastic Trees" and it most certainly did not disappoint. For BBC Radio 1's Piano Sessions, Bridgers and Parks combined their ethereal vocals to perform a stunning piano version of the 1995 song from Radiohead's second studio album The Bends .

TIM achieves 4Gbps European 5G speed record

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TIM says record will inform its mmWave 5G rollout.

GoPro Hero 9 Black leak suggests it'll pack a new sensor and bigger battery

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A new GoPro Hero 9 Black leak suggests it'll come with a new 20MP sensor, and a much bigger battery than its predecessors.

China bans Scratch, MIT’s programming language for kids

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China’s enthusiasm for teaching children to code is facing a new roadblock as organizations and students lose an essential tool: the Scratch programming language developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. China-based internet users can no longer access Scratch’s website., an organization that monitors internet censorship in China, shows that the website was 1

The 13 best horror movies now steaming on Hulu

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Teenager shatters Guinness World Record for Fastest Vehicle Slalom aboard a Porsche 718 Spyder

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The Guinness World Record for fastest vehicle slalom was shattered recently by 16-year-old American karting sensation Chloe Chambers, and she did it piloting a bone-stock 2020 Porsche 718 Spyder. Amassing more than seven years of karting experience, Chambers set a time of 47.45-seconds on August 21, 2020. It was good enough to beat the previous record of 48.11-seconds achieved by … Continue readi

LG create an unconventional dual-screen smartphone

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Mario Kart is coming to the real world

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The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

HumanForest gets $2.3M from Cabify founders and others to grow a ‘free’ e-bike sharing service

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HumanForest , a dockless, shared and ad-supported e-bike service which began trialling a service in London this June, has taken in its first tranche of external funding. The £1.8 million (~$2.3M) investment comes from backers in the mobility space, including Juan de Antonio and Vicente Pascual, founders of ride-sharing app Cabify . As part of the investment, Cabify’s Pascual has joined the HumanF

Retailers increase e-commerce roles to handle growing digital sales

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Barclays research indicates businesses spending more on e-commerce systems and staff as online demand increases.

Vodafone Idea re-brands as 'Vi' - but will it be enough to stop Jio?

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Marking the completion of the merger between two telecom companies, Vodafone and Idea have re-launched themselves as "Vi" with enhanced focus to meet the digital demands of the customers.

Netflix drops 'My Octopus Teacher' trailer, and it's exactly what it sounds like

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My Octopus Teacher might sound like the title of an arthouse film, but it isn't — it's actually a new Netflix documentary about a man who "forges an unusual relationship with an octopus" which shares with him "the mysteries of her world." In the footage above, over images of a man hanging out with an octopus in a kelp forest, we get an over-the-top narration explaining that the filmmaker decided

Withings ScanWatch with ECG is on sale now – but not everywhere

Withings ScanWatch
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The smart hybrid fitness tracker is still awaiting approval from the FDA for sale in the US.

Sky just pulled out the best broadband and TV deal beating out BT and Virgin

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When it comes to broadband and TV deals, Sky is rarely an affordable option – but a recent price cut has fixed that.

The women behind one of Gucci's most-liked Insta posts

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Zebedee Management represents disabled models and actors around the world.

'Cooking in a Wheelchair' is a joyful, accessible YouTube show full of practical tips

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Cheese, joy, and an inordinate amount of garlic are just a few things in abundance in the new YouTube cooking show Cooking in a Wheelchair. The idea to make an accessible cookery show came during lockdown when disability campaigner Katie Pennick was shielding at home for three months, and unable to leave the house for any reason. Prior to the pandemic, Pennick tended to eat out quite often. So wh

Millions of WordPress sites targeted using major security flaw

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Zero-day flaw in popular WordPress plugin has left sites open to attack.

Ather Energy shares delivery dates for the Ather 450X electric scooter

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Deliveries for the Ather 450X electric scooter will commence from November 2020, staying true to its timeline.

Moto G9 Plus leak shows it could be a big improvement over its Moto G8 predecessor

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We've seen a specs leak for the Moto G9 Plus and it looks to be the most premium Moto G phone we've seen so far.

iPhone 12 announcement date could be revealed this week

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A leaker claims Apple is about to reveal the date of its iPhone 12 event, suggesting we won't see new devices this week.

Cyberpunk 2077 won’t cost any more on PS5 or Xbox Series X

Cyberpunk 2077 P. Red
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Cyberpunk 2077 has been confirmed for PS5 and Xbox Series X for a while, but it’s only now we’ve got confirmation that there won’t be a next-gen price hike on the incoming consoles.

Learn how to invest in stocks and cryptocurrency for under £30

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TL;DR: The Complete Stock and Cryptocurrency Investment Toolkit Bundle is on sale for £29.46 as of Sept. 7, saving you 97% on list price. The world of finance has always been complicated, and now there are alternatives like cryptocurrency to make it even more inaccessible. Given that there are signs pointing to crypto becoming more legitimate and accepted, it can quite literally pay to stay on to

The Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 are £80 off in this fantastic Amazon deal

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This noise-cancelling headphones deal sees the Bose cans almost drop to their lowest price.

Get a portable projector for 75% off and stream concerts in 4K

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TL;DR: Let the movie nights begin with a Lenso space pocket-size 4K 32GB projector for $288.15, a Labor Day savings of over $500 as of Sept. 7. Of all the cancellations and closures coronavirus has caused over the last several months, the loss of live music has been a tough one for fans. Major festivals like Coachella and Bonnaroo attempted to reschedule but ended up canceling altogether, while m

10 self-care essentials on sale for Labor Day weekend

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We still have four months to go, but it's safe to say that 2020 has been the worst. We all deserve a pat on the back for just being part of the 2020 experience. No, forget the pat on the back. We deserve some serious self-care. Indulge a little with 15% off any of the below self-care treats with the code GOFORIT15 this weekend. You deserve it. (Prices here reflect the 15% off.) blendSMART2® Elect

These VPN subscriptions are on sale for Labor Day

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You probably need to take your online security more seriously. Hackers and cyber thieves may seem like far-fetched things you see on TV, but in reality, they're closer than you think. And now that you're likely using your home computer for work purposes, the threat of cybercrime is even higher than before. Investing in a VPN is the first step you should take toward improved security and safety on

These 10 Mashable reader favorites are all on sale for Labor Day

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It's no secret that Labor Day has some of the best deals of the year, and 2020 is no different. Instead of overwhelming you with all the different sales out there, we're taking a look back at some recent favorite deals that are marked down this weekend and this weekend only. All you need to do is use the promo code GOFORIT15 at checkout to snag the 15% off reflected in these prices — happy shoppi

Dyson Corrale hair straightener with flexing plate technology launched in India

Ather Swipe Nights India
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Dyson has launched its new premium hair Corrale hair straightener in India with flexing plate technology.

Protect yourself from online hackers with this user-friendly VPN

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TL;DR: A two-year subscription to Goose VPN is on sale for £15.10 as of Sept. 7, saving you 94% on list price. These days, anything you do on the internet can open the floodgates to scammers and hackers. Sometimes, it's not even your fault. That's why it's so important to keep your data protected behind lock and key. In internet terms, that means encryption, or turning your activity and data into

Stellar launches data recovery-proof erasure tool

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Data recovery company launches new tool to help users securely wipe storage devices.

Freshket lands $3 million Series A led by Openspace to streamline Thailand’s food supply chain

Freshket Lands Thailand
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Based in Bangkok, Freshket simplifies the process of getting fresh produce from farms to tables. Launched in 2017, the startup has now raised a $3 million Series A, led by Openspace Ventures. Other participants included Thai private equity firm ECG-Research; Innospace; and Pamitra Wineka and Ivan Sustiawan, the co-founders of Indonesian agriculture technology startup TaniHub. French-Singaporean f

Daybridge, a time management app by former Monzo engineer Kieran McHugh, raises £750K seed

Daybridge Monzo McHugh
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Daybridge , a productivity and time management app by former Monzo engineer Kieran McHugh, has picked by £750,000 in a seed round led by early Monzo backer, Passion Capital. Also participating is a number of London-based angel investors — including, I understand, other Monzo alumni. Passion Capital’s Eileen Burbidge has joined the Daybridge board. Started as a side project while McHugh was still

LucidLink and Hedge form cloud storage partnership

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Hedge and LucidLink join forces to launch Postlab Drive cloud video service.

One of California's out of control fires was sparked by a gender reveal party explosion

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More than 600 firefighters in California's San Bernardino County are still struggling to contain a fire that began on Saturday in El Dorado Ranch Park, near the city of Yuicapa. Over 7,000 acres have been burned and over 3,000 residents evacuated, according to CBS Los Angeles . And now we know why: yet another gender reveal party stunt gone wrong. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Pr

Honor Hunter gaming laptop to launch on September 16 - and there's more

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Honor, a sub-brand of Huawei, has been teasing one of these for several weeks now and reports are now confirming that it would launch in China in just over 10 days time.

Reliance JioFiber, Airtel Xstream: plans, data packages and the fine print

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Both Reliance Jio and Airtel are now offering unlimited fiber making high speed broadband affordable and available to all

Indian telecom giant Vodafone Idea rebrands as ‘Vi’

India Ather Vodafone
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Vodafone Idea, one of the largest telecom operators in India, has rebranded as ‘Vi’ as it looks for a “fresh start” three years after the British telecom giant Vodafone Group’s India business and billionaire Kumar Mangalam Birla’s Idea Cellular merged in the country. “As the integration of two businesses is now complete, it’s time for a fresh start. That’s why we believe that now is the perfect t

Lokalise raises $6 million to make it easier to localize your product

Lokalise Raises $6M
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Meet Lokalise , a Latvian startup that focuses on translation and localization of apps, websites, games and more. The company provides a software-as-a-service product that helps you improve your workflow and processes when you need to update text in different languages in your product. The company just raised a $6 million funding round led by Mike Chalfen, with Andrey Khusid, Nicolas Dessaigne, D

Withings’ ScanWatch is the best hybrid smartwatch I've tried so far

Withings ScanWatch
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Withings’ latest smartwatch is the first to offer a complete suite of health-monitoring tools inside a watch. Announced in January, the ScanWatch replaces the Steel HR as the French company’s new flagship timepiece. Or, it will, since it’s still working its way through the FDA for clearance in the US. It’s not a radical departure from its predecessor, but there are some differences. The ScanWatch

Budget-friendly Xiaomi Mi TV 4A Horizon Edition launched in India

Mi Horizon Edition
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Adding to its popular smart TV lineup, Xiaomi today unveiled the new Mi TV Horizon Edition 4A series in India.

Now streaming: Best TV shows and movies this week in Australia (Sept 7-13)

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These are the best new shows and movies on Australian streaming services this wee, including The Babysitter: Killer Queen, Little Women and more.

Enjoy premium enterprise-class sales and support for your small business with LenovoPRO

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LenovoPRO is a one-stop-shop for all your IT solution needs – find out how you can become a member and start saving right away.

Facebook, Instagram test feature to cross post stories in both apps

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Ever since acquiring Instagram and WhatsApp, Facebook has been working towards integrating these platforms, starting with the chat feature, followed by the ability to use either of these to remain connected with the other two.

Instagram photo filters targeted by model's #filterdrop campaign

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Why a make-up artist is campaigning to tackle unrealistic beauty images on social media.

Tinder launches Swipe Nights in India, adding new ways to match

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Tinder Swipe Nights are now available across regions to let users define their personas better via interactive games.

Oppo F17 Pro now available for purchase

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The Oppo F17 Pro mid-range smartphone is now available on Flipkart and Amazon. It is priced at Rs 22,990.

EA pulls UFC 4 in-game commercials after massive backlash

EA Game UFC 4 Backlash
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Advertisements have been around since the earliest days of mass media and they have reviled just as long. While some ads can be tasteful, ingenious, and even entertaining, most are just “in your face” attempts to grab consumers’ attention. While those have more or less been accepted facts of life in some media, like print and the Web, other channels … Continue reading