Friday, October 02, 2020

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You can now watch YouTube with iPhone's Picture in Picture mode without a premium account

YouTube Picture 14
1KMashable / 6h
This is a pleasant surprise: YouTube's mobile website now allows Picture in Picture mode on an iPhone running iOS 14. This means that you can fire up YouTube in Chrome or Safari (so, not the YouTube app, which still doesn't support the feature), start a video, turn on Picture in Picture mode (it becomes available after you maximize the video), and continue browsing or go to another app with the v

Raised by Wolves Is White, Gooey Nonsense

500+Gizmodo / 1h
HBO Max’s sci-fi epic Raised by Wolves has completed its first season today with “The Beginning,” but after 10 episodes of future religion drama , I’m still not sure there’s any substance. Except, of course, for that white, milky substance Ridley Scott is so well-known for. Read more...

This scientist made a Google Doc to educate the public about airborne coronavirus transmission

500+MIT Technology Review / 4h
The evidence that the coronavirus spreads through the air has been mounting for months . However, the official guidance from the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control is still that droplets are the main route of transmission. In fact, the CDC changed its website last month to acknowledge airborne transmission as a route for covid-19 infections but removed the new guidance just

Elon Musk: “Starship Update Coming in 3 Weeks”

Futurism / 6min
Starship Update According to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, the space company will give an update on its Starship spacecraft in about three weeks. “The design has coalesced,” Musk tweeted . “What is presented will actually be what flies to orbit as V1.0 with almost no changes.” SpaceX has been churning out prototype after prototype to get Starship off the ground. Previous prototypes, such as SN5 and SN6,

Amazing Offer: Five Free Nights With Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Card

One Mile at a Time / 8min
Chase and Marriott have a suite of co-branded credit cards , and an incredible new welcome bonus has just been introduced on the most popular personal card. New Bonvoy Boundless Card sign-up bonus The $95 annual fee Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card is offering a new limited-time welcome bonus of five free nights after spending $5,000 within three months: Each free night can be redeemed at a

'The Witches' skips theaters for an HBO Max debut on October 22nd

Engadget / 8min
The Witches , the latest adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic book, is yet another major movie that’s going straight to a streaming service amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Robert Zemeckis-directed film will hit HBO Max on October 22nd. It centers around a young boy who tries to stop a coven of witches from turning every kid on the planet into mice. The cast includes Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer a

The Trailer for The Witches Remake Will Terrify a Whole New Generation

30Gizmodo / 11min
It looks like Halloween 2020 plans are covered. HBO Max has unveiled the first trailer for Warner Bros.’ adaptation of The Witches , starring Anne Hathaway, which will be heading to HBO Max just in time for the spookiest of holidays. Read more...

A VR film/game with AI characters can be different every time you watch/play

44MIT Technology Review / 13min
The square-faced, three-legged creature shoves and jostles to get at the enormous plant taking over its tiny planet. But each bite just makes the forbidden fruit grow bigger. Suddenly the plant’s weight flips the whole sphere upside down and the creature drops into space. Quick! Reach in and catch it! Agence , a short interactive VR film from Toronto-based movie studio Transitional Forms, won’t b

Tesla update lets vehicles drive through green lights automatically

31Engadget / 14min
Tesla’s Autopilot feature is getting a new trick. Autopilot will soon be able to drive through green lights automatically, even if there isn’t another car in front of the vehicle, Electrek reports. As with past Autopilot software rollouts, Tesla is being cautious. “Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control” will only allow Teslas to proceed through an intersection without a lead car if the vehicle is t

Get a MacBook Air with free AirPods, plus more cheap laptop deals this weekend

28Mashable / 15min
These are the best deals on cheap laptops this weekend: OUR TOP PICK: MacBook Air with free AirPods — save $100 BEST FOR WORK: HP Pavilion x360 — save $90 BEST 2-IN-1 DEAL: Microsoft Surface Pro 7 — save $230.99 What's better than a great laptop? A great laptop that's cheap. Nowadays, even budget machines can pack the punch to carry you through whatever's on your to-do list, whether it's work, wa

Friday's Best Deals: Aukey 1080p Webcam, Infrared Thermometer, Boltune Noise Canceling Headphones, Savage X Fenty, Pumpkin Spice Candle, and More

Lifehacker / 16min
An Aukey 1080p webcam and Boltune noise-canceling headphones lead Friday’s best deals. Read more...

Amazon Echo (2020) vs Google Nest Audio: we compare the latest smart speakers

20TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 17min
The two tech titans go head to head as we take a look at the new Amazon Echo and the Google Nest Audio smart speakers.

Friday's Best Deals: Aukey 1080p Webcam, Infrared Thermometer, Boltune Noise Canceling Headphones, Savage X Fenty, Pumpkin Spice Candle, and More

Gizmodo / 17min
An Aukey 1080p webcam and Boltune noise-canceling headphones lead Friday’s best deals. Read more...

An Earth-Sized Planet Is Floating Around Without a Star

75Futurism / 20min
Astronomers have spotted something strange and oddly sad: a rogue planet floating freely, without a star. It’s an example of what astronomers call a “rogue planet.” Some are believed to start as normal planets, but leave their stars after colliding with another object that sends them flying into space like a billiard ball. Other rogue planets may also form when clouds of gas and dust implode to f

Twitter expands its 'read before sharing' test to iOS

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39Engadget / 26min
Following a test to get people to read articles before tweeting them, Twitter announced plans last month to roll the feature out to everyone. Today, the company is expanding its test and bringing the prompts to iOS . When someone on an Apple mobile device tries to retweet or quote tweet an article, Twitter “may ask if you'd like to open it first.” The test started out with Android users in June,

'Luigi's Mansion 3' has tiptoed to less than $50 on Amazon

20Mashable / 29min
SAVE $10.05: Luigi's Mansion 3 for the Switch is just $49.94 when added to your Amazon cart. It's that time of year again: Scary movies, scary 12-foot skeleton decorations , scary presidential debates... Why stop at TV for your festive entertainment? The ghost-busting adventure that is Luigi's Mansion 3 is the perfect October game, and it's discounted at Amazon for the first time since February (

How to Change the Search Engine in the Windows 10 Start Menu

Lifehacker / 37min
If you don’t like Bing, then you must really hate the Windows 10 Start menu’s web search. You may even have it disabled entirely . We don’t blame you, but there’s a second option that gives you the best of both worlds: the ability to search the web from your Start menu using a different search engine entirely. Read more...

These Prime Video channels are just 99p a month ahead of Amazon Prime Day

20TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 38min
Select Prime TV channels are available for 99p a month for 3 months ahead of Amazon Prime Day deals.

You won’t need a OnePlus 8T, but a Nord? Maybe

OnePlus Nord OxygenOS
SlashGear / 39min
Today we’re taking a peek at some leaks about the OnePlus 8T and the next iteration of the OnePlus Nord. These devices are slight modifications of their predecessors, and they’re almost certainly coming to the United States relatively soon. If what we’ve heard in leaks and via insider tips is true, these devices will upgrade the Android experience – so … Continue reading

Tongue Brush

28Gizmodo / 41min
Inspired by the work of Simone Giertz who was once known across the internet as the Queen of Shitty Robots (her words, not ours) an Austrian-based design studio created what is easily the most unsettling tool that modern man has ever forged from the earth. Is it a paint brush? Is it a basting brush? Is it one of the… Read more...

What Do the Lights on the AirPods Case Mean?

How-To Geek / 45min
If you’ve purchased a new pair of AirPods or AirPods Pro, you might be wondering what the light on the case is trying to tell you. The light is really useful to quickly see the charging and pairing status of your AirPods. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Holiday 2020: 10 Gift Ideas for Your Young Aspiring Chef

How-To Geek / 45min
If your little one loves spending time in the kitchen, give him a hands-on learning experience with any of these cooking gifts. You’ll have a mini chef in no time! Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

Trends driving the next wave of technologies

24TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 52min
Leverage these five trends to ride the next wave of emerging technologies.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 delayed to bolster stock ahead of launch day

Nvidia RTX 3070 Launch Day
SlashGear / 57min
It isn’t exactly a secret that NVIDIA’s roll out of its new RTX 30-series cards has been rough so far. The RTX 3080 sold out in the blink of an eye, and the RTX 3090 didn’t fare a whole lot better despite its much higher price tag. Now, with the launch of the much more affordable RTX 3070 on the … Continue reading

Asana’s strong direct listing lights alternative path to public market for SaaS startups

74TechCrunch / 58min
This week’s pair of direct listings from Asana and Palantir were historic moments for each firm, but they also served as public business experiments. For Palantir, the event tested how far corporate governance could be twisted while leaving an underlying remain worth buying in the eyes of public shareholders. And with Asana, its direct listing was a test of what sort of tech company can go public

Bolt Threads partners with Adidas, owners of Balenciaga and Gucci, and Stella McCartney on mushroom leather

68TechCrunch / 58min
Bolt Threads has brought together some new and existing partners including Stella McCartney , Kering (the fashion house behind brands like Balenciaga, Gucci, Alexander McQueen and Bottega Veneta), Lululemon and Adidas to create a consortium that will explore the company’s use of mushroom-based leather substitute in products, the company said. These companies will be among the first to bring produ

Do You Yell at Other People's Unruly Kids?

36Lifehacker / 58min
A few years ago, I was hosting a playdate between my son, my then-foster son, and another boy. This third boy took a toy away from my foster son and was refusing to give it back. Because the boy’s parents weren’t there, I eventually stepped in when it was clear he was picking on my foster son, taunting him with the… Read more...

Huawei P Smart S launches in SA

36TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 59min
Huawei has launched its latest offering, the P Smart S

LG’s Wing is a weird, surprisingly practical smartphone

100+Engadget / 1h
When it comes to offering more screen real estate on a smartphone, manufacturers have two options: either go with a flexible display à la Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 , or attach a secondary screen like the LG Velvet . While the latter is obviously the easier (and cheaper) option, both implementations have a common problem: multi-tasking only works well when both apps are in portrait orientation, du

EyeBuyDirect's fall sale is going to make you want new glasses

29Mashable / 1h
Save 50%: EyeBuyDirect's fall sale is in full swing with 50% off more than 1,000 styles as of Oct. 2. There are three reasons you should buy new glasses from EyeBuyDirect : 1. You don't have to go into the eye doctor or a store and be around people 2. The glasses are way cheaper than buying from your optometrist 3. Their low prices are discounted even more during EyeBuyDirect's fall sale. As of O

United Gateway Card: New No Annual Fee Chase Card

One Mile at a Time / 1h
Chase and United have expanded their suite of co-branded credit cards , with the introduction of the new United Gateway SM Card . Basics of the new United Gateway Card The United Gateway Card is a great new no annual fee card issued by Chase that offers a solid sign-up bonus, no foreign transaction fees, and spending bonuses in some categories. United Gateway Card 20K miles sign-up bonus The Unit

Airlines Sold Debt Backed By Miles. Mileage Mutual Funds and Synthetic CDOs May Be Next

View from the Wing / 1h
With securitizing frequent flyer programs the ‘new thing’ J.P. Morgan sees an opportunity to take smaller pieces of a program – rather than a whole thing – and turn them into tradeable commodities. Why not take pieces of the loan and trade those, creating a more liquid market? Why not then package these into frequent flyer mutual funds, parts of various instruments backed by several airline progr

Tesla delivers 140,000 vehicles, smashing previous records

Tesla S Model 139300
32Ars Technica / 1h
Enlarge / Tesla's automobile plant in Shanghai. (credit: Sky_Blue / Getty) In recent months Tesla skeptics have argued that the company's growth had stalled. After delivering a record-breaking 83,500 vehicles in a the third quarter of 2018, the company's deliveries grew only modestly in the next few quarters: 97,000 in the third quarter of 2019 , for example, and 90,650 in the second quarter of 2

All iOS 14 users can use picture-in-picture with YouTube’s mobile website

65Engadget / 1h
It appears that the YouTube website is now allowing all iOS 14 users to take advantage of the picture-in-picture (PIP) functionality, even if they don’t have a YouTube Premium subscription. MacRumors noted the change last night. iOS 14 introduced PIP to the iPhone this summer, but in September, PIP stopped working with YouTube’s mobile website unless you had a Premium subscription. YouTube told E

Elon Musk says an update for its Starship spacecraft development program is coming in 3 weeks

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100+TechCrunch / 1h
SpaceX will provide an update about what’s happening with their Starship spacecraft in roughly three weeks, according to CEO and founder Elon Musk. Starship is a next-generation, fully reusable spacecraft that the company is developing with the aim of replacing all of their launch vehicles, including Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy, for mission both to Earth orbit, and beyond to the Moon and eventually

Save up to $30 on new Echo and Echo Dot bundles in the early Amazon Prime Day sales

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 1h
Amazon Prime Day isn't even here yet but you can already get some awesome new Echo and Echo Dot bundles this week.

Archaeologists found 115,000-year-old human footprints

20Popular Mechanics / 1h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Now Is the Season of the Cider Float

63Lifehacker / 1h
Apple cider can take many forms. Hot or cold, still or sparkling, hard or soft—all of these words can and have been used to describe the beverage. And though they may vary in flavor, temperature, effervescence, and alcohol content, all of these ciders have one very important thing in common: they all taste really,… Read more...

Disappearing Covid-19 app alerts cause alarm

100+BBC News - Technology / 1h
Users of the England and Wales contact-tracing apps are reporting getting alerts which then vanish.

The Hubble Telescope caught a supernova outshining every star in its galaxy

100+Engadget / 1h
The Hubble Space Telescope got a peak at one of the most awesome light shows in the universe, catching a supernova that outshone every star in its galaxy. It observed the exploding star over the course of a year, watching it burn with the radiance of 5 billion suns before gradually dwindling away. The event provides a rare time-lapse of a supernova and will help astronomers more accurately measur

Feast your eyes on the Orionid meteor shower this month

Popular Mechanics / 1h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

WordPress websites are about to get a whole lot speedier

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 2h
WordPress websites worldwide will soon benefit from blazing speeds thanks to this new service.

Holiday 2020: The Best Smartwatches You Can Buy Today

22How-To Geek / 2h
Smartwatches are a quick and easy Christmas gift that can help streamline anyone’s day-to-day, whether they’re a student, a professional, or a total fitness nerd. But all smartwatches kinda look the same and claim to support the same features. To make life easier, here are the best smartwatches available and iOS or Android devices. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Need On-Premises NAS Performance? Use AWS's S3 Storage Gateway

How-To Geek / 2h
Moving to the cloud isn’t always as easy as flipping a switch. For companies who still rely on on-premises data centers, but want to leverage the unlimited space of cloud storage, AWS’s Storage Gateway can provide direct access to S3. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Updates From Stranger Things, Doctor Strange 2, and More

27Gizmodo / 2h
Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead Netflix anime adds an impressive list of voice actors. James Bond gets a new theme song and The Mandalorian is on the move. Plus updates from the plethora of Walking Dead TV shows, Supernatural , and more. Read more...

Tesla breaks record with 139,300 delivered cars in third quarter

Tesla S Model 139300
100+Mashable / 2h
Tesla has done it: The company delivered a record-breaking 139,300 vehicles in the third quarter of 2020. The total number of cars produced was 145,036, Tesla announced in a press release Friday. The company produced 128,044 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles, and delivered 124,100 of them. As for the Model S and Model X, it produced 16,992 of the vehicles, and delivered 15,200 them. Tesla said that it

Lumen Metabolism Tracker Review

84Wired / 2h
Breathe into it and the Lumen will tell you how well you're burning fat, and how to eat healthier.

Why Some Ecologists Worry About Rooftop Honey Bee Programs

100+Wired / 2h
Urban beekeeping has given some scientists pause. They wonder if these efforts are really helping to save the bees—especially native species.

Facebook Finally Slowed Down—When We Needed It to Move Fast

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84Wired / 2h
Plus: Mark Zuckerberg’s own words, the personification of the internet, and Burger King’s whopper of an ask.

Singapore Airlines Introduces Business Class Amenity Kits, At Last

78One Mile at a Time / 2h
2020 continues to be full of surprises in the airline industry… Singapore Airlines’ business class amenity kit quirk Singapore Airlines is known for having one of the world’s best business class products , but historically the airline hasn’t offered amenity kits. That seems strange on the surface, since amenities kits in business class on long haul flights are almost a basic expectation. Instead,

Air quality monitoring service Airly raises $2 million as fires, pollution force consumers to take note

100+TechCrunch / 2h
As smoke from fires chokes the skies Western U.S. and pollution chokes much of the world, air quality has become yet another issue for civilization to address. Industrialization and natural disasters wrought by climate change are spewing more toxic matter into the air, and governments around the world are racing to monitor what the combination of catastrophes and economic growth could mean for th

Indianapolis-based Malomo raises $2.8 million to turn order tracking into a branded customer experience

92TechCrunch / 2h
Yaw Aning, named Malomo , the service he launched for small businesses to turn their order-tracking services into branded customer experiences, as a tribute to his mother, who was a small business owner herself. “Malomo” means flowers in Swahili and it was the name of Aning’s mother’s small soap making business which she built over the years — even as she was battling the cancer to which she woul

Zynga completes its acquisition of hyper-casual game maker Rollic

100+TechCrunch / 2h
Zynga announced in August that it would be acquiring Istanbul-based Rollic , developer and publisher of hyper-casual gaming hits like Go Knots 3D and Tangle Master 3D. Today, it says the deal has closed. To be clear, Zynga doesn’t completely own Rollic yet. Instead, it’s purchased 80% of the company for approximately $180 million in cash, with additional payments to acquire the remaining 20% over

Why Won't My Cheap AirPod Knock-Offs Pair With My Mac?

36Lifehacker / 2h
Bluetooth is convenient AF when it works and annoying to troubleshoot when it doesn’t. Conceptually, it should just... always work. One device pairs with another, they communicate happily as long as they’re both powered up, and they save you from having to deal with annoying cords and cables. Simple, right? Read more...

Croscall Core-T4 rugged tablet reviewed

32TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 2h
he specialised ruggedised tech is designed for those who work in heavy duty environments. Core T-4 tablet is fully dust and waterproof with extra durable Gorilla Glass

How to Check How Much RAM Is in Your Mac

How-To Geek / 2h
Working memory, or RAM, is one of the few components you can customize when buying most Macs. If you have too little, your Mac might be sluggish. Here’s how to check how much RAM your Mac has. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

NASA eyes 3D printing construction methods for the Moon and Mars

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SlashGear / 2h
One of the significant challenges of having a permanent human presence on the Moon or Mars is creating habitats and other required construction projects on the distant surface. NASA says the process of building landing pads, habitats, and roads on the moon will likely look very different from common construction sites on Earth. One challenge will be the need for … Continue reading

Schenker XMG DJ 15 is an audio-optimized laptop for DJs

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 2h
Schenker demonstrates ultra-low 1ms DPC latency on Windows 10 laptop.

Honda will no longer participate in F1 World Championship

Popular Mechanics / 2h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Podcast: Google Pixel 5, Surface Laptop Go and our iOS 14 review

68Engadget / 2h
Google’s finally shown off the Pixel 5, and people are not too impressed. At its Launch Night In event this week, the company revealed details on its latest phones as well as the new Chromecast and Nest Audio speaker. Not to be outdone, Microsoft dropped some new Surface news the next morning, launching the Surface Laptop Go and updated Surface Pro X. Cherlynn and UK bureau chief Mat Smith break

NVIDIA delays RTX 3070 launch to prevent another ordering mess

VMware Nvidia AI 2020
100+Engadget / 2h
NVIDIA has announced that it’s delaying the the GeForce RTX 3070 graphics card by two weeks to allow it to build more stock ahead of the launch. “We know this may be disappointing to those eager to purchase a GeForce RTX 3070 as soon as possible, however this shift will help our global partners get more graphics cards into the hands of gamers on launch day,” the company wrote. NVIDIA launched the

How to Set Up Your Chromecast with Google TV

Chromecast Amazon Google
How-To Geek / 2h
Google changed up its streaming platform with the release of the Chromecast with Google TV. Instead of being a Cast-only device like Chromecasts before it, Google’s latest dongle runs the successor of Android TV. If you purchased one, here’s how to set up your Chromecast with Google TV. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

How to Protect Your Organization Against Password Dictionary Attacks

20How-To Geek / 2h
Dictionary attacks threaten the security of your networks and platforms. They try to compromise a user account by generating a matching password. Learn how they work and how to beat them. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

How to Play the Most Games for the Least Money on Every Platform and Console

How-To Geek / 2h
Video games are fun. They’re also expensive, at least if you want to play a game that isn’t loaded with microtransactions. If you’re looking to play tons and tons of games while spending the least amount of money possible, then this guide is for you. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Pininfarina and Zagato built these classic car racing simulators for the eClassic Racing Club

21SlashGear / 2h
Two of the most well-known Italian coachbuilders – Pininfarina and Zagato, respectively – has built a pair of classic car racing simulators. Designed to conform with the upcoming TCCT eClassic Racing Club, these racing simulators are peppered with vintage-inspired elements to deliver an authentic classic car driving experience on the track. True, classic car racing is reserved for wealthy collect

Prime members - don't miss these early Amazon Prime Day Audible deals

48TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 2h
Don't miss these fantastic Audible deals, courtesy of the yearly Amazon Prime Day sales event, which include free audiobooks.

Nintendo wins £1.5m in Switch hacking case

100+BBC News - Technology / 2h
An online store accused of selling piracy tools must also hand over its website address to Nintendo.

Here’s the Tech Taking Over Your Home

84Wired / 3h
This week, we talk about everything Google announced this week, plus Amazon's crazy flying surveillance drone.

AI Can Help Patients—but Only If Doctors Understand It

100+Wired / 3h
Algorithms can help diagnose a growing range of health problems, but humans need to be trained to listen.

US Fines Emirates $400K For Using Iran Airspace

86One Mile at a Time / 3h
There’s an interesting technicality that has caused the US Department of Transportation to fine Emirates for using Iranian airspace . The FAA’s June 2019 Iran airspace restriction In June 2019, the US Federal Aviation Administration issued an Iranian airspace advisory , prohibiting US registered aircraft from operating over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman. The advisory was put into place “due t

The ultimate guide to The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

The Points Guy / 3h
In 2017, executives at The Ritz-Carlton announced the development of a line of brand-new yachts that would change the face of luxury cruising — at least for Marriott loyalists and anyone that prefers a small-ship experience. Slowdowns at the shipyard delayed the launch of the first yacht and coronavirus probably isn’t speeding up the building process now. But, with a bit of luck on our side, the

American Airlines Takes Extra Legroom Seat Benefit Away From Partner Airline Elites

View from the Wing / 3h
Whether traveling on an award or a paid American Airlines itinerary, if you're using a partner frequent flyer account number you aren't supposed to receive extra legroom seats in coach any longer. Continue reading ...

Chromecast with Google TV review: A tiny remote and new UI make this a must-have

Chromecast Amazon Google
57Mashable / 3h
Chromecast with Google TV $50 View Product The Good User-friendly • simple remote • Easy-to-use and fast new UI • Google Assistant integration makes searching for content a breeze The Bad No Ethernet port • Remote could use playback buttons The Bottom Line The new Chromecast with Google TV fixes some of the biggest problems with prior Chromecasts by adding a remote control and a new user interfac

An Open Alternative to Intel and ARM: What is RISC-V?

How-To Geek / 3h
If you want to build an open-source computer, you can—if you’re talking about software. The processor under the hood, however, is proprietary. RISC-V is an open-source processor design that’s rapidly gaining traction and promises to change the computing landscape. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League release date, trailers, news and rumors

36TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
Everything you need to know about Task Force X's most dangerous mission yet.

Ford officially discontinues the Shelby GT350

Ford Mustang GT350
26SlashGear / 3h
Ford Mustang fans may be saddened to hear that Ford has officially discontinued the Mustang Shelby GT350 for the 2021 model year. For most of its production run, the GT350 was the Mustang line’s flagship, but that changed with the introduction of the Shelby GT500. The discontinuation of the GT350 is no surprise, with the Mustang Mach 1 confirmed for … Continue reading

Mobile industry and tech channel moves for October 2020

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
We keep tabs of the job switchers so you don't have to

Meet the teens who developed a dementia app which uses music

300+BBC News - Technology / 3h
A group of Nigerian-Irish teens have developed the Memory Haven app to help people with dementia.

Virgin has the top fibre broadband deals this weekend thanks to big Amazon vouchers

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
Virgin has gone all out on its latest fibre broadband deals, applying £50 Amazon vouchers across its whole range.

The Morning After: Mario Kart Live and a Surface Laptop Go surprise

52Engadget / 3h
It has only been one month since Intel rebranded Project Athena as Intel Evo , and the list of certified ultrabooks just keeps growing. If you’ve forgotten the details, Devindra Hardawar explained that all laptops you see with the tag have been tested to meet a series of benchmarks: wake from sleep in less than a second, support fast charging and offer at least nine hours of real-world battery li

Google Play Pass is now available in 24 new countries

Google Play Pass 24
SlashGear / 3h
Google Play fans in countries outside the US haven’t always been able to access the Play Pass subscription service. The good news for some in European countries feeling left out is that Google has expanded into 24 additional markets. Previously, Play Pass was available in the US, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The list … Continue reading

In praise of going back to bed after taking a shower

73Mashable / 3h
Morning rituals take many forms. Some people pore over a dog-eared newspaper with a steaming mug of tea. Some go for a run to get the blood pumping. Some meditate to enter their day with a sense of calm. My morning ritual is a little different to that, however. Every morning without fail, I take a hot shower, towel myself dry before donning a terry cloth robe and — crucially — climbing back into

Definitely not Windows 95: What operating systems keep things running in space?

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100+Ars Technica / 3h
Enlarge / ESA's Solar Orbiter mission will face the Sun from within the orbit of Mercury at its closest approach. (credit: ESA/ATG medialab) The ESA’s recently launched Solar Orbiter will spend years in one of the most unwelcoming places in the Solar System: the Sun. During its mission, Solar Orbiter will get 10 million kilometers closer to the Sun than Mercury. And, mind you, Mercury is close en

'Vampires vs. the Bronx' Is a Kids' Movie About Class Warfare

84Wired / 4h
The latest film from Netflix is about fighting back against gentrification and the bourgeoisie—just like 'Dracula' before it.

1 House, 40 Roommates? During Covid, Co-Living Adds Up

97Wired / 4h
The pandemic has driven people to shelter in place for months. A wave of housing startups argues you shouldn't have to do it alone.

Your ‘Ethnicity Estimate’ Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does

100+Wired / 4h
DNA testing companies are rolling out algorithm updates, spotlighting the fickleness of ethnicity results, and perhaps reinforcing some troubling beliefs.

Ubisoft's plan to save 'Hyper Scape' starts next week

61Engadget / 4h
The battle royale market is a tough one. Between Fortnite , Call of Duty: Warzone and Apex Legends , players have plenty of free-to-play options to choose from. It’s no surprise, therefore, to hear that Ubisoft’s Hyper Scape has been struggling since launch. Earlier this week, the publisher admitted that it “ didn’t fully meet the high expectations of our players ” and vowed to improve the experi

Apple AirPods with wireless charging case drop to $151 on Amazon

Apple AirPods Amazon
65Engadget / 4h
If you’ve been looking to buy a pair of Apple’s AirPods with wireless charging case and can’t wait for this year’s holiday deals to start popping up, here’s your chance to get one from Amazon for only $151. A pair currently goes for $199 on Apple’s website, so that’s already a $48 discount. And while its price dropped to as low as $140 on Amazon in the past, this is the lowest price we’ve seen fo

Rocket Report: An old Centaur comes home, Super Heavy construction begins

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Enlarge / The Delta IV Heavy rocket lit up the night sky on Wednesday night, but not by launching. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann / Ars Technica ) Welcome to Edition 3.18 of the Rocket Report! I'm thrilled this week to announce that I've written a book about the origins of SpaceX. It focuses on the Falcon 1 rocket, Elon Musk, and the early employees who carried out his vision. I spent oodles of time wi

Researchers use AI to discover new Mars craters

SlashGear / 4h
Sometime between March 2010 and May 2012, a meteor streaked across the Martian sky, where it broke into pieces and crashed into the Red Planet’s surface. The resulting craters were relatively small at 13-feet in diameter. The smaller features are on the planet’s surface, the more difficult it is to discover the from the Mars orbiters. For the first time, … Continue reading

How to combat cyber-attackers

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The volume of cyber-attacks has increased during the pandemic. But it's the same methods being used. Here's how you can combat them.

UK security experts criticise Huawei practices again

Huawei UK Security
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A vulnerability of 'national significance' was discovered over the past year.

YouTube now does AI noise cancellation for Stories on iOS

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You may notice a marked improvement in the audio quality of some YouTube Stories going forward, thanks to a new speech enhancement feature Google rolled out. A couple of years ago, the tech giant debuted the “Looking to Listen” AI technology that can pick out voices in a crowd. Now, it’s making the technology available to creators recording YouTube Stories on iOS devices. Google taught Looking to

Are Your Smartphone Photos Too Dark or Too Bright? Here’s Why

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Ever take a photo of something with your smartphone that comes out much too dark or bright? Or, perhaps some parts of the image look good, but others have no details. Here’s what’s going on, and how you can fix it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Google borra accidentalmente una de las funciones fundamentales de Gmail

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En estos momentos Gmail no deja seleccionar mensajes específicos en masa, haciendo que la gestión de tu buzón sea una pesadilla.

Don’t want an 8K TV? Soon you might not have a choice

Samsung Galaxy S20
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Samsung and others are coupling 8K resolution tech with the latest specs and high-end design – slowly removing 4K TVs from the top spot.

These are the top four Google Pixel 5 deals you can pre-order right now

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Google Pixel 5 deals have landed and these are the four best contracts currently available in the UK.

Twitter may let users choose how to crop image previews after bias scrutiny

Twitter Smash Image
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In an interesting development in the wake of a bias controversy over its cropping algorithm Twitter has said it’s considering giving users decision making power over how tweet previews look, saying it wants to decrease its reliance on machine learning-based image cropping. Yes, you read that right. A tech company is affirming that automating certain decisions may not, in fact, be the smart thing

Volvo begins production of 2021 XC40 Recharge EV

SlashGear / 4h
After revealing the Volvo XC40 Recharge EV crossover late last year, the Swedish carmaker recently announced that production for its first-ever all-electric vehicle has begun this month. Aiming to reduce its CO2 footprint per car by 40-percent by 2024 – Volvo is also expecting 50-percent of global sales to consist of fully electric cars by then – the 2021 XC40 … Continue reading

Nvidia RTX 3070 graphics card delayed due to 'stock issues'

Nvidia RTX 3070 Launch Day
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Some folks will be disappointed at having to wait two more weeks for their chance to buy an RTX 3070.

How does fleet management work?

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Fleet management software integrates with a number of technologies, here is how it works and what the benefits to your business are

All 8 Harry Potter movies are now free to stream for a month – here's how

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You can now stream every Harry Potter movie for free over the month of October – if you're in the US.

The best movies on Shudder that you can't stream anywhere else

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I know what you're thinking: Of all the things you need right now in life, another streaming service subscription is probably a long way down the list. But hold onto that thought. The real mark of a good streaming platform, at least in my opinion, is the stuff you can't get anywhere else. The unique stuff. Obviously, the overall breadth of films and TV shows is important, too, but the exclusives

20 books from 2020 that make great gifts

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Books always seem like an easy gift, but while there are plenty of choices out there, it can be harder than you might think to nail it. What makes a good book gift? It all depends on who you're giving it to, but if you know them truly well, you probably don't need ideas from us. For everyone else, here are a few powerful, fun, hyped-up, and necessary books released in 2020 that would make a stron

Netflix's 'Song Exploder' is for music superfans, not casual listeners

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If you're a big music fan and an avid podcast listener, you've probably heard of Song Exploder . The biweekly podcast created by Hrishikesh Hirway in 2014 features a range of musicians, who dive deep into the components of their hit songs and walk listeners through the process they used to create them. The show has featured U2, The Roots, Fleetwood Mac, The 1975, Selena Gomez, Weezer, The Killers

'Crash Bandicoot 4' doesn’t add anything to the platforming genre

Crash Bandicoot 4 Time
28Mashable / 5h
Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time marks the first core sequel of the venerated platformer series since 1998’s Crash Bandicoot 3 . You’d think after all that time it would feel fresh or interesting, but it’s little more than the same old, same old. In hopping and spinning through Crash Bandicoot 4 ’s stunning and vibrant levels, it wasn’t long before the visual charm wore off and tedium began to

The boss of all the fat bears

61Mashable / 5h
Welcome to Fat Bear Week 2020 ! Katmai National Park and Preserve’s brown bears spent the summer gorging on 4,500-calorie salmon, and they've transformed into rotund giants, some over 1,000 pounds. The park is holding its annual playoff-like competition for the fattest of the fat bears (you can vote online between Sept. 30 and Oct. 6). Mashable will be following all the ursine activity. When bear

Study finds a second alignment plane in our solar system

21SlashGear / 5h
The alignment plane of the solar system is the plane where planets orbit the sun. Researchers have recently completed a study of comet motions that indicates the solar system has a second alignment plane. The plane is illustrated in the image, with the yellow marks being the alignment plane for planets and the blue being the new alignment plane for … Continue reading

Google accidentally deleted this fan-favorite Gmail feature

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Gmail will no longer let you select specific messages en-masse, making inbox management a nightmare.

Honda will quit Formula 1 to focus on fuel cell and EV technology

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Honda is ending its participation in Formula 1 in order to focus its research and development on fuel cells and battery EV technologies, the company announced . It currently builds the turbocharged hybrid power units for Red Bull Racing, which sits in second place in the F1 constructor standings, along with Red Bull’s development team Scuderia AlphaTauri. Honda said that it achieved its goal of e

Google's Stadia controller now works with USB-C headphones

Google Stadia USB Headsets
84Engadget / 5h
The Stadia controller’s USB-C port is no longer just for charging. In a blog post , Google announced that the jack now supports USB-C headphones while you’re playing on a Chromecast or via a web browser. (It’s not really necessary on an Android device, because you’ll be connecting your headphones to the phone or tablet instead.) It’s a small but welcome addition for early Stadia adopters. The con

Intimate Rose products are great tools to help relieve pelvic pain

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In the past couple months, I've received two diagnoses related to pelvic pain. Pelvic pain can have a number of different causes for those with vulvas: endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, sexual trauma — to name just a few. And while it's quite common, it's not something often discussed. Read more... Intimate Rose Medium Dilator Set and Pelvic Wand $99.99 and $29.99, respectively View Pro

Hulu's 'Monsterland' takes twisted to new levels — and then leaves you there

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When you're a kid, you fear monsters. You stare or scream or run away when you see something unfamiliar. As you grow up, that instinct shifts. You learn to look beneath the surface of something frightening, or perhaps you find something frightening where once there was safety. Monsters, we learn, are less the stuff of scary stories and legends than what surrounds us, or lays dormant within. Hulu'

Remove these Chrome extensions right now - they could be stealing your data

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User data stolen by two Chrome extensions now being sued by Facebook.

Hubble Space Telescope captures a video of an exploding star

Popular Mechanics / 5h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Blame Jupiter for uninhabitable Venus

Popular Mechanics / 5h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Fleet management software vs telematics: what’s the difference?

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Fleet management encompasses specialist software, GPS tracking and telematics but understanding what these are and how they work together is essential.

A foldable, self-healing iPhone could be on the way, based on this Apple patent

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Apple is working on display technology that can bend and repair scratches on its own.

iPhone 12 prices leaked for every model and storage size

iPhone 12 Amazon Pro
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Two separate sources have leaked iPhone 12 pricing details, but they don't agree on everything.

Samsung S20 Fan Edition South Africa: pricing, availability

Samsung Galaxy S20
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The Samsung S2 Fan Edition combines all the aspects of the S20 series into one sleek phone

Fujifilm X-S10 rumor suggests mid-range camera could be a mini Fujifilm X-H1

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The rumored Fujifilm X-S10 could have an intriguing new design for a Fuji mid-ranger, according to the latest whispers.

Kick off the spooky season with the mother of all horror-comedies, 'Prevenge'

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The last decade gave rise to a horror-comedy renaissance that's still thriving. But we bet you missed one of the genre's greatest, most criminally unknown masterpieces: Prevenge . Luckily , the little known 2017 British indie recently started streaming exclusively on Shudder . Delivering a perfect blend of uneasiness and hilarity, the dark comedy makes for an ideal kick-off to spooky movie marath

Banish lag time: These are the best mesh WiFi routers for gamers

48Mashable / 6h
As a gamer, you know crucial it is to have a reliable internet connection. The most important factor when it comes to gaming is avoiding latency. A small amount of latency that may not even be detectable when browsing the internet, and isn’t a big deal when streaming a video, can be detrimental during gameplay. That’s why gamers want the most reliable and fastest WiFi mesh available. So what is a

Access top streaming sites from around the world with this advanced VPN

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SAVE 38%: A one-year subscription to Hotspot Shield is on sale for $7.99 per month as of Oct. 2, saving you 38% on list price. It's always reassuring when a VPN provider offers a genuinely free version of its service, because it shows that it has nothing to hide. Hotspot Shield is a good example of this, with an impressive free option for users. If you do choose to upgrade to a paid subscription,

Bring your ideas to life with this cool graphics software

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TL;DR: Bring your ideas to life with a single-user license to Amadine: The Ultimate Vector Graphics Software for Mac for $9.99, a 50% savings as of Oct. 2. Sure, your Microsoft Paint doodles will always impress your mom, but maybe you'd like to take your skills a step further. If so, Amadine is a really cool piece of vector graphics software packed with user-friendly digital art features. It comb

Monitor your energy use in real time with a smart home heater on sale

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TL;DR: Monitor your energy usage with a SOLUS⁺ smart infrared heater for $344, a 20% savings as of Oct. 2. While you can shoo away the winter blues with a cozy, warm home, cranking up the heat can also make your energy bills skyrocket. We barely just finished running up the electricity bill with our air conditioners! The SOLUS+ Smart Infrared Heater is a good option if you want to pay attention t

Play arcade pinball at home with a modern twist

24Mashable / 6h
TL;DR: Relive your childhood with a Sharpin digital pinball machine for $699, a 12% savings as of Oct. 2. The vintage pinball games that stole everyone's time and quarters back in the day? They're back with a modern twist. Full-size arcade machines don't exactly fit seamlessly into your home decor but, Sharpin's Digital Pinball machine shrinks down — and digitizes — the whole operation for you. T

Start mastering a new language with 50% off select Babbel subscriptions

24Mashable / 6h
TL;DR: Finally start learning that new language with 50% off select Babbel subscriptions as of Oct. 2. You probably won’t be traveling abroad anytime soon, but you can still expand your worldview from home. The language learning tool Babbel has curriculum designed by a team of over 100 linguists and language experts. Instead of focusing on vocabulary alone, it's designed to teach you language ski

Yamaha's latest wireless headphones could protect your hearing health

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Yamaha has launched two pairs of true wireless earbuds alongside a pair of over-ear headphones.

Windows 10 update solves some of the nastiest bugs plaguing the OS

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Including the gremlin in the works that killed Linux support, and another bugbear that affects internet connectivity.

Stranger Things season 4 has resumed filming – is a release date next year likely?

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Netflix's Stranger Things season 4 has resumed filming, after a long pause.

Brisbane Lions v Richmond Tigers: live stream the AFL 2020 finals match

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It's the qualifying final between the Brisbane Lions and the Richmond Tigers – which big cat will roar the loudest tonight?

NFL teams are using drones and robots to limit virus spread

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Despite a recent COVID-19 outbreak in the NFL that resulted in cancelled games, some teams are planning to welcome back fans over the next few weeks. The Atlanta Falcons are one of those, and to reduce the risks, Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium (MBS) will be among the first sports venues to sanitize key areas using drones (via CNN ). MBS will use Lucid Drone Technologies’ D1 disinfecting drones t

Panthers vs Roosters: where to watch the NRL 2020 finals match live online

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Grand Final glory is within reach for one team – here's how you can watch every qualifying NRL match during Finals Week live.

Paired picks up $1M funding and launches its relationship app for couples

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Paired , a new app for couples, is launching today and disclosing $1 million in funding. Backing the startup, which wants to support “happier and healthier” relationships, is Taavet Hinrikus of TransferWise, the co-founders of Runtastic (which was sold to Adidas), Ed Cooke of Memrise and Bernhard Niesner of Busuu. Founded in September 2019 by Kevin Shanahan and Diego López, who previously worked

Blossom Capital appoints Carmen Alfonso Rico as its newest partner

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Blossom Capital , the early-stage venture capital firm founded by Ophelia Brown , has recruited its latest partner: Carmen Alfonso Rico has joined from Samaipata VC, where she led the U.K. office. Before that she was at Felix Capital and is also a co-founder of the London outpost of “community-driven” VC, The Fund. During her time at Felix Capital and Samaipata, Alfonso Rico is said to have sourc

Square and EE team up to offer quick and easy payment processing for SMEs

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Contactless payments are the way forwards as businesses and their customers shun the use of conventional cash.

New Amazon Echo, Google devices and Luna: Noise Cancelling podcast episode 32

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

Stadia Controller USB-C headset support finally arrives

Google Stadia USB Headsets
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Google’s official controller for its Stadia game streaming service has always been an odd duck. It turns out that when paired with a Chromecast, the Stadia Controller connects to your Wi-Fi network to communicate with Stadia servers directly. Its special behavior has seemingly made it harder for Google to push out features some would consider trivial, like supporting even Android … Continue readi

Singapore Airlines’ A380 Restaurant: Pricing Revealed

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A couple of days ago Singapore Airlines announced a series of experiences that will likely make a lot of avgeeks very happy. Unfortunately with Singapore’s borders more or less closed, most of us won’t have access to these experiences. The airline has now revealed pricing and shared more details for these experiences, so I wanted to update the post to reflect this. “Discover Your Singapore Airlin

E-scooters should be legalised says Transport Committee

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But the Transport Committee also says riding on pavements is "dangerous" and should be prohibited.

Netflix 4K streaming on macOS Big Sur to require a T2 security chip

Netflix Mac 4K T2 Apple
SlashGear / 8h
Content providers and pirates have always been playing a game of cat and mouse with no clear winner in sight. The latest volley from content providers is pretty much the streaming market we now all use, keeping the actual content away from consumers’ hands. Of course, there are still DRM technologies used in conjunction and Netflix will reportedly take the … Continue reading

Robotic virtual reality shoes and other tech stories

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BBC Click’s Paul Carter looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

Chinese vlogger dies after 'set on fire by ex during live stream'

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The death of Lamu has prompted discussion online about violence against women in China.

HP's Spectre x360 14 Ditches the Widescreen for 3:2 and I Think I'm In Love

HP Spectre 14 Intel
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HP’s premium Spectre x360 systems are already some of the most full-featured and eye-catching 2-in-1s on the market. But now HP is adding a new 14-inch convertible to the line sporting a bigger and taller 3:2 display along with updated specs for even better productivity. Read more...

HP's new 14-inch Spectre x360 flexible laptop is Evo-certified

HP Spectre 13 Intel
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HP has announced a list of Intel Evo-certified laptops today, led by a 14-inch entry to the Spectre x360 lineup. With a 13.5-inch display, the new flexible, convertible PC is slightly larger than the other devices in the series. It’s the first Spectre x360 to use a 3:2 aspect ratio, which HP says offers 20 percent more vertical viewing space than the 16:9 ratio. Also, it’s the first in the series

NRL Finals Week 2020: where to watch the Rugby League qualifiers live online

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Grand Final glory is within reach for one team – here's how you can watch every qualifying NRL match during Finals Week live.

HP Spectre x360 14 luxe laptop revealed with 11th-gen Intel and AI features

HP Spectre 14 Intel
SlashGear / 10h
HP has introduced the latest in its Spectre x360 line of flexible laptops with the new HP Spectre x360 14. This 15-inch model packs the larger screen size into the form factor of a 13.3-inch laptop, according to HP, which says that it designed this model to be ‘adaptive and smart,’ the latter referring to intelligent features like AI-based audio. … Continue reading

Reliance Retail gets Rs 6248 crore investment from Mubadala

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Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala Investment Company will invest Rs 6,248 crore ($852.84 million) in Reliance Industries' retail arm. This is the fourth big investment for Reliance Retail in the last one month.

Dell Australia's latest sale shaves 40% off select laptops

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Dell is dishing out savings of up to 40% across a range of laptops – get in before October 8.

Radisson Rewards Selling Points With 100% Bonus

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Radisson Rewards has just launched its latest bonus on purchased points, which is in line with the best offers we see from the program. Buy Radisson Rewards points for 0.35 cents each Through Sunday, October 25, 2020, Radisson Rewards is offering a 100% bonus on purchased points . The bonus kicks in as long as you purchase at least 1,000 points in a transaction, and Radisson Rewards members can p

Nearly 20,000 Amazon Employees Have Contracted Covid-19 This Year

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Amazon finally released data on the number of coronavirus cases among its workforce, and it’s staggering: Nearly 20,000 U.S. employees have contracted the virus since March. Read more...

Get certified in cybersecurity with this stacked bundle

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TL;DR: The CompTIA Cyber Security Pathway Certification Prep Bundle is on sale for £27.19, saving you 97% on list price. In 2020, we are almost entirely dependent on hackable technology . Not to frighten you, but your phone, computer, tablet, car, bank, credit card purchases, and even your smart home devices can be hacked into. As these cybercrimes increase, the need for more highly skilled infor

GOG Galaxy 2.0 app to allow buying games from other stores

GOG Galaxy 2.0 Games
20SlashGear / 11h
Apps and games stores are hot topics these days, with two of the biggest in the mobile world scrutinized for their alleged monopolies and unfair business practices. Although not as much in the spotlight, the PC gaming world also has its own Apple App Store in the form of Valve’s Steam. Unsurprisingly, there is also a sort of anti-Steam in … Continue reading

Get your finances in order and try this handy accounting software for 6 months free

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SAVE UP TO £180: Until Oct. 5, you can sign up to Sage Accounting or Payroll and pay nothing for six months. We are constantly looking for new deals to shout about, so we're always surrounded by discounts, voucher codes, and extended memberships. Sometimes though, a deal stands out from the crowd. Until Oct. 5, you can sign up to Sage Accounting or Payroll and pay absolutely nothing for six month

Pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE from Amazon AU and get a pair of Buds Live free

Samsung Galaxy S20
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Amazon chucks in a pair of Buds Live when pre-ordering the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE sweeten the deal.

New YouTube TV sign-ups offered a free Chromecast with Google TV

20SlashGear / 11h
Google did more than just announce a new Chromecast this week. It also muddled once again its narrative for one of its most confusing ecosystems next to messaging: entertainment. Both a platform on its own and a custom experience on top of Android TV, Google TV brings another name and brand to Google’s already messy products and services lineup which … Continue reading

Understand big data in Excel with this discounted online course

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TL;DR: The 2020 Master Microsoft Excel & Power BI Certification Bundle is on sale for £27.19 as of Oct. 2, saving you 97% on list price. "Data science" seems to be all the rage these days. The buzzword sounds super fancy, but when you actually break it down, it's just the ability to wrangle big data, break it down, and use it to make decisions. From self-driving cars in the automotive industries,

Sega Game Gear Micro poses with a Dreamcast VMU for comparison

24SlashGear / 11h
As far as retro gaming consoles go, the Game Gear Micro, not “Mini”, is probably one of the most peculiar ones out there. It might be the only one that can even be played on the go thanks to its minuscule size. Some, however, might have found it to be ridiculously too teeny for that purpose and a new photo … Continue reading

New York and New Jersey launch COVID Alert apps for Android and iOS

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Back in May, Apple and Google released technology to enable COVID-19 exposure notifications via their mobile platforms and now more people in the US can opt-in to programs based on the technology. Virginia was the first state in the US to release an app, and now New York and New Jersey as well, with COVID Alert NY ( App Store , Google Play ) and COVID Alert NJ ( App Store , Google Play ) apps arr

Xiaomi has produced an 82-inch 5G display that businesses will love

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Meet the Mi TV Master Extreme Edition.

Google Maps Live View to soon show landmarks, share locations on mobile

Google Live View AR
SlashGear / 12h
For many people these days, Google Maps has become an indispensable tool for navigating the real world. Not everyone, however, finds it easy to use even a digital and advanced map and prefer visual cues to orient themselves. Google developed its AR-based Live View precisely for that purpose and it is now announcing a few new improvements that will hopefully … Continue reading