Sunday, October 11, 2020

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Best camera phone in the Middle East for 2020: The top smartphone snappers

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We've searched for the ultimate partnering of smartphone and lens, and here are the best camera phones

The Effort to Build the Mathematical Library of the Future

2KWired / 4h
A community of mathematicians is using software called Lean to build a new digital repository. They hope it represents where their field is headed next.

A common plant virus is an unlikely ally in the war on cancer

1KArs Technica / 5h
Enlarge / A cowpea plant flower. (credit: Maria Dattola Photography | Getty Images ) Jack Hoopes spends a lot of time with dying dogs. A veterinary radiation specialist at Dartmouth College, Hoopes has spent his decades-long career treating canine cancers with the latest experimental therapies as a pathway for developing human treatments. Recently, many of Hoopes’ furry patients have come to him

Prime Day TV deal: grab a 55-inch LG NanoCell TV for almost half price

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If you don't want to wait for Prime Day 2020, this TV could be a smart buy

What scientists thought was an asteroid may be an old rocket

SlashGear / 27min
NASA asteroid expert Paul Chodas has discovered something very interesting about an asteroid that was expected to get stuck in orbit around the earth next month. It turns out the asteroid is not an asteroid at all. Rather, he thinks it’s an old rocket from a failed moon landing decades ago. That failed mission happened 54 years ago, and the … Continue reading

Deal alert: Puerto Rico from $64 round-trip nonstop through spring 2021

The Points Guy / 34min
Puerto Rico has reopened for travelers , and you won’t even need a passport to visit this sunny destination. For more TPG news and deals delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter here . Visitors will want to note several important criteria for entry in order to avoid a mandatory 14-day quarantine, including the ubiquitous negative COVID-19 PCR test result dated no lat

Watch Milla Jovovich Meet a Greater Rathalos in This Monster Hunter Clip

Monster Hunter Anderson
43Gizmodo / 38min
Paul W.S. Anderson is good at one thing: making self-indulgent video game movies with pretty big cult followings. Monster Hunter seems to be following suit. During a new panel at New York Comic-Con 2020, Anderson showed up to talk about his films and share what we all want to see: some monster fightin’. Read more...

Twilio is buying customer data startup Segment for between $3B and $4B

100+TechCrunch / 40min
Sources have told TechCrunch that Twilio intends to acquire customer data startup Segment for between $3 and $4 billion. Forbes broke the story on Friday night, reporting a price tag of $3.2 billion. We have heard from a couple of industry sources that the deal is in the works and could be announced as early as Monday. Twilio and Segment are both API companies. That means they create an easy way

Ewan McGregor says Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series starts filming March 2021

100+Engadget / 41min
The Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi series has been held up by staff changes, rewrites and the COVID-19 pandemic, but it finally has a more concrete filming schedule... hopefully. Lead actor Ewan McGregor said on The Graham Norton Show that filming should begin for the Star Wars production in March 2021. Disney had previously only committed to a vague 2021 window. It’ll be a while before you see the finis

After Math: No 'Dune' for you! Come back, one year!

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100+Engadget / 53min
2020 is the year of “this is why we can’t have anything nice.” It’s given us COVID-19 and creeping fascism while taking Eddie Van Halen and the first reboot I’d been looking forward to since the all-female Ghostbusters film came out. Luckily, this week’s headlines were packed with things that can help keep us occupied until October, 2021. Engadget B&O is bringing back a turntable from the '70s an

iPad deals have never been cheaper - save on iPad Pro, Mini, and the latest releases ahead of Prime Day

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Early Prime Day iPad deals are hitting hard, with some of the lowest prices yet available on Pro, Mini and newly released tablets.

'SNL' pokes fun at Boston with pitch perfect ad for Sam Adams' pumpkin ale

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At a time of unprecedented division, last night Saturday Night Live played into one of the few things most Americans can still agree on: Making fun of Boston is funny. Controversial comedian Bill Burr was a natural fit for this sketch, starring as a belligerent Bostonian who drinks a bit too much Sam Adams pumpkin ale during a grocery store taste test. He's the kind of guy who would insist Boston

How to Quickly Clear All Notifications on Apple Watch

How-To Geek / 1h
The Apple Watch is great for managing your notifications without ever touching your iPhone. But sometimes, the notifications just pile up, and all you want is to clear them off. Here’s how to quickly clear all notifications on Apple Watch. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Razer's Light Up Credit Card is Stupid and I'm Sad I Can't Get One

24How-To Geek / 1h
Look at your current credit cards. Do any of them light up? NO? I honestly can’t fathom how I’ve lived life for as long as I have without realizing how much I need a light-up credit card in my life. Thankfully, curators of all the things light up, Razer is here to save the day. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Here’s Why Avatar Airlines Won’t Fly A380s

50One Mile at a Time / 1h
Avatar Airlines is America’s most promising airline startup (and has been for the past 28 years). A few days ago I wrote about the company’s generous offer to British Airways . Well, Avatar Airlines has reached out to me to both thank me for my “excellent optimistic report” about the company’s future, and also to shed some light on my A380 suggestion. If Avatar is going to fly 747s, why not A380s

Sunday's Best Deals: Car Jump Starter, Ultra HD Dash Cams, Premium Fall Flannels, Madden NFL 21, NBA 2K21, Missha K-Beauty Products, Cheap HD Webcam, and More

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A cheap HD webcam and a sale on Madden NFL 21 and NBA 2K1 lead Sunday’s best deals. Read more...

Sunday's Best Deals: Car Jump Starter, Ultra HD Dash Cams, Premium Fall Flannels, Madden NFL 21, NBA 2K21, Missha K-Beauty Products, Cheap HD Webcam, and More

68Gizmodo / 1h
A cheap HD webcam and a sale on Madden NFL 21 and NBA 2K1 lead Sunday’s best deals. Read more...

SpaceX commercial crew mission delayed to investigate Falcon 9 engine issue

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25SlashGear / 1h
NASA has announced that it has delayed the commercial crew mission slated for the first half of November to give SpaceX time to investigate an engine issue that happened during a recent Falcon 9 launch attempt. NASA announced the delay yesterday, October 10, only weeks ahead of the planned October 31 launch at Kennedy Space Center. The launch will now … Continue reading

Pete Davidson weighs in on J.K. Rowling's transphobic comments on 'SNL'

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On this week's Saturday Night Live , Pete Davidson appeared on Weekend Update to lambast J.K. Rowling for her recent string of transphobic comments . Davidson, who has long been known as a big Harry Potter fan and even has a tattoo from the series, called Rowling's statements "very disappointing." He went on to say, "She creates a seven book fantasy series about all types of mythical creatures li

Raiders vs Chiefs live stream: how to watch NFL week 5 online from anywhere right now

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Follow our guide to get a Las Vegas Raiders vs Kansas City Chiefs live stream and watch all the action online - can Vegas reignite one of the bitterest rivalries in the NFL?

Eagles vs Steelers live stream: how to watch NFL week 5 online from anywhere now

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Eagles need another win, but Big Ben's in the way. Here's how to watch the Philadelphia Eagles vs Pittsburgh Steelers live stream NFL week 5 online.

Bengals vs Ravens live stream: how to watch NFL week 5 online from anywhere

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It's all getting a bit heated in the AFC North – here's how to watch a Cincinnati Bengals vs Baltimore Ravens live stream from anywhere in the world.

NASA delays first Crew Dragon operational mission to November

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100+Engadget / 1h
We hope you weren’t planning to spend Halloween watching NASA and SpaceX launch the first Crew Dragon operational mission . NASA has delayed the Crew-1 launch to at least early-to-mid November as SpaceX wanted extra time to finish evaluating the “off-nominal behavior” of a Falcon 9 rocket during a private flight. SpaceX wanted to know what happened with the first stage engine gas generators befor

How to Turn On the Flashlight by Tapping Your iPhone’s Back

How-To Geek / 1h
Tired of fumbling around in the dark? With iOS 14 or later on an iPhone 8 or newer, you can quickly turn on and off your flashlight with two or three taps on the back of your iPhone using a feature called Back Tap. Here’s how to set it up. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Have Peace of Mind Wherever You Go With 30% Off an Audew Car Jump Starter

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Audew Upgraded Car Jump Starter 20000mAh | $68 | Amazon | Clip coupon Read more...

Early Prime Day laptop deals can save you $400 on Microsoft Surface devices

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This weekend's early Prime Day laptop deals can save you up to $400 on Surface laptops and tablets right now.

Qatar Airways Will Launch Flights To San Francisco (Qsuites Awards Available)

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A few days ago Qatar Airways announced its latest US destination, which will be San Francisco. This is an update to that post, to note that award availability is now wide open on this flight in business class, for anyone who wants to make a booking. Qatar Airways adds SFO to route network Qatar Airways has revealed that it will launch 4x weekly flights between Doha and San Francisco as of Decembe

Fire TV Stick Lite vs Roku Express vs Chromecast: which budget streamer is best?

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Amazon Fire TV, Google Chromecast and Roku ranges all now have streaming sticks at the budget end – but which one is best?

New American Airlines Board Member Once Told Furloughed Employees To Go Dumpster Diving

100+View from the Wing / 2h
It seemed notable that American Airlines brought former Northwest Airlines CEO Doug Steenland onto its board . He led Northwest through bankruptcy and into a merger with Delta. American itself is the most vulnerable of the major U.S. airlines. I had forgotten just what Steenland's tenure at Northwest was really like though. Continue reading ...

What to Know About Airbnb's New Halloween Booking Policy

28Lifehacker / 2h
Airbnb definitely does not want people to rent properties on their site for the purpose of hosting parties. First, they came out with a global ban on parties in August. Then, they instituted a policy that blocks people from making last-minute bookings in their hometown. Now, Airbnb has issued new guidelines for… Read more...

England vs Belgium live stream: how to watch 2020 Nations League from anywhere now

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Wembley plays host to a tasty Nations League clash today - read our guide to getting an England vs Belgium live stream, no matter where in the world you are.

How to Keep Your Pets Safe on Halloween

32Lifehacker / 2h
A lot of people consider pets to be part of their family, so it makes sense that they’d want to include them in their holiday celebrations. Whether it’s putting some leftover turkey in their bowl after Thanksgiving dinner, or wrapping toys for them to tear open on Christmas morning, these traditions are typically more… Read more...

Engineering a battery fast enough to make recharging like refueling

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82Ars Technica / 2h
Enlarge / Layers of phosphorene sheets form black carbon. (credit: Wikimedia Commons ) Right now, electric vehicles are limited by the range that their batteries allow. That's because recharging the vehicles, even under ideal situations, can't be done as quickly as refueling an internal combustion vehicle. So far, most of the effort on extending the range has been focused on increasing a battery'

Fortnite isn’t coming back to Apple mobile devices any time soon

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20SlashGear / 2h
The latest update from the Epic Games lawsuit against Apple has confirmed what many mobile players had worried about: Fortnite will be absent from iPhones and iPads for many months, forcing these players to switch to Android, consoles, or PC to get back into the action. Epic recently asked the court to ‘force Apple to reinstate Fortnite to the Apple … Continue reading

OnePlus Nord N10 5G and OnePlus Nord N100 tipped to show up on October 26

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We don't know much about these new phones yet, but we think we know when they might be making an appearance.

Why All the Days Are Running Together, and How to Cope

51Lifehacker / 3h
There has been a lot of talk about burnout during the COVID pandemic , and rightfully so—new working arrangements (or unemployment), coupled with family responsibilities and the stresses of living through this ongoing public health crisis can be overwhelming. Read more...

How to Customize the Google TV Home Screen

How-To Geek / 3h
The switch from Android TV to Google TV brought a massive change to the home screen experience. The focus is on recommendations and surfacing content from your streaming services. We’ll show you how to customize the home screen on devices like the Chromecast with Google TV. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

The Minut Smart Home Sensor is a Mighty Mini Monitor

How-To Geek / 3h
The rather unremarkable-looking Minut Smart Home Sensor might be unassuming when you take it out of its box, but it is actually packed with features. The small hockey-puck shaped monitor retails at $129 and it offers several layers of protection—not only around your apartment or house but also your extended community, like your apartment building or street. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Bookworm Your Way into These Book Subscription Services

32How-To Geek / 3h
With increasingly chilly temperatures outside, now is the perfect time to curl up with a book. But with many bookstores still shuttered due to COVID-19, it might just be easier to get new books delivered right to your doorstep each month. And lucky for you, these monthly book subscription boxes will do just that. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Rolls-Royce cars are made for business, so what's it like to actually work in one?

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I've found a new, mobile location from where I could happily spend an entire day working... the back of a Rolls-Royce.

This HD Webcam Has an Average Rating of Five Stars And You Can Get it For $18 With Promo Code

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ProCIV 1080p HD Webcam | $18 | Amazon | Promo code TVUI5K5V Read more...

How We Came to Live in a Split-Screen Reality

100+Wired / 4h
The more of them we encounter, the more we begin to interpret the world according to their logic.

Zojirushi Pressure Induction Heating Rice Cooker & Warmer Review: Makes Nearly Perfect Rice

81Wired / 4h
The new flagship machine from the reigning rice-cooker king applies serious brains to your grains.

5 things Apple might reveal at its October event, ranked by how much you should care

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[Roundup] Why Harrison Ford Wasn’t Punished By The FAA For His Latest Runway Incident

25View from the Wing / 4h
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 ...

Among Us is the mobile game you should be playing right now – here's why

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Among Us has skyrocketed in popularity, and it's the perfect game to play right now on your mobile.

What Does YMMV Mean, and How Do You Use It?

How-To Geek / 4h
The initialism YMMV is common online. You’ll see it frequently on social media, and in text messages and website comments. Unsure what it means? That’s what we’re here for! Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Google Meet deploys breakout rooms, but only for some users

25SlashGear / 5h
Google has announced an update to its Google Meet collaboration software, adding a new breakout room feature that makes it easier for smaller teams of people to collaborate. The feature is first arriving for people who organize remote teams on Enterprise for Education, but Google says that it will also roll out the feature for Google Workspace (formerly G Suite) … Continue reading

11 inspiring children’s books to teach kids about gender equality

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Women are still passionately fighting for their rights in 2020, which is why it's so crucial for parents, educators, and caregivers to teach kids about the importance of gender equality. If you're searching for some resources to help educate young kids on respect, empathy, resilience, and self-esteem, we've complied a list of informative, inspiring, and engaging children's books that all touch on

Amazon's Latest Gimmicks Are Pushing the Limits of Privacy

200+Wired / 5h
Privacy advocates warn that the Ring Always Home Cam and Amazon One both normalize aggressive new forms of data collection.

How to Block Bad Websites—or Just Get Things Done

100Wired / 5h
The web is full of distractions and temptations, especially when we really should be working. Here are some tools to help you stay focused.

AI Can Help Diagnose Some Illnesses—if Your Country Is Rich

100+Wired / 5h
Algorithms for detecting eye diseases are mostly trained on patients in the US, Europe, and China. This can make the tools ineffective for other racial groups and countries.

Ireland vs Wales live stream: how to watch 2020 Nations League from anywhere

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Can Stephen Kenny's side pick themselves up after Thursday's penalty agony? Read our guide to getting a Nations League Ireland vs Wales live stream, no matter where you are.

How to Shoot Great iPhone Photos at Night or in Low Light

55How-To Geek / 5h
Modern iPhones can take stunning photos in low light. Even if you don’t have the latest, greatest model, these photography tips will help you take better photos after the sun goes down. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Nadal vs Djokovic live stream: how to watch free French Open Final from anywhere right now

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Nadal sets his sights on 13th French Open title at Roland Garros - here's how to live stream Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic no matter where you are in the world... and for free.

Apple MacBook with ARM processor could arrive in November

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Apple could follow this month’s big iPhone launch with another major revelation in November.

F1 live stream: how to watch free 2020 Eifel Grand Prix and from anywhere

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It's an all Mercedes front row at the Nürburgring today. Follow our guide to stream F1 live online - and for free - to watch the Eifel Grand Prix in Germany from wherever you are.

Samsung Galaxy S21: Expected highs, lows and everything in between

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24SlashGear / 6h
We are in that phase of the year when one side of the digital hemisphere is anxiously awaiting the launch of the new iPhone 12. On the other side are Samsung fanboys anticipating some competitive features in the next flagship from the South Korean tech giant. Generally, Samsung follows a pattern of launching a new flagship smartphone in the Galaxy … Continue reading

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 could come with an LED notification light on the hinge

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When Samsung gets around to launching another foldable phone, it may well have this intriguing design change.

MotoGP live stream: how to watch French Grand Prix 2020 from anywhere

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Can Fabio Quartararo maintain his championship lead? Here's how to watch a French MotoGP live stream, no matter where you are in the world.

Should I buy a Cello TV? A look at the British TV brand

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We take a look at whether British-brand Cello is worth considering for your next budget TV.

Finally learn your dog's breed with an on-sale dog DNA kit

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TL;DR: Snag a DNA My Dog NextGen Canine Breed Identification PLUS Genetic Age Test for $55.99 with the code OCTSALE20 as of Oct. 11. It can be hard to figure out the true breed of your beloved canine. Chances are, if you've ever been stopped on the street while walking your furry friend, someone has probably asked you about it. If you'd like to find out the answer, consider the DNA My Dog NextGen

Take an extra 20% off air purifiers, projectors, and more this weekend

52Mashable / 7h
The world is days away from Amazon Prime Day , but true deal lovers are always on the hunt. Luckily, you won't have to wait a minute more to snatch up these 20 awesome deals on everything from self-sealing trash cans to mini projectors to air purifiers. Plus, when you enter code OCTSALE20 at checkout, you'll get an extra 20% off the sale price as of Oct. 11. Flux Original Scientific Toy and Magne

17 massage guns on sale ahead of Prime Day

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Massage guns are poised to become a super-hot holiday gift this year — the "Instant Pots of 2020," if you will. So whether you're shopping for yourself or for others, you'll want to take advantage of these steep discounts while you can. Here are 17 great massage guns on sale. Take an extra 20% off when you enter the code OCTSALE20 at checkout. JAWKU Muscle Blaster V2 This cordless massage gun com

17 face masks on sale this weekend: Save an extra 20%

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Investing in reusable face masks you actually want to wear is a good idea all around — you'll generate less trash and feel better to boot. Here are 17 functional and stylish face masks on sale as of Oct. 11. Plus, take an extra 20% off the already discounted prices with the code OCTSALE20 at checkout. Note: These are not medical masks, which should be reserved for healthcare professionals in most

29 weekend deals on products you'll use every day

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It's never too early to start checking off your holiday gift list — even if the gifts are for yourself. This is a judgment-free zone. Without further adieu, here are 29 genuinely useful products on sale for under $30 as of Oct. 11. Make sure to use the coupon code OCTSALE20 at checkout to slash an additional 20% off everything. Chargers and Tech Accessories Apple iPhone Lightning Dock Perfect for

Second-gen Moto Razr foldable phone with 5G and a 48MP camera comes to the UAE

Motorola Moto Razr
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The Moto Razr 5G makes its way to the UAE and it comes with a foldable 6.2-inches inner display and a 2.7-inch secondary display.

This is your last chance to save over £150 on NordVPN

52Mashable / 11h
SAVE OVER £150: A two-year subscription to NordVPN is on sale for £2.86 per month as of Oct. 11, saving you 68% on list price. There are a lot of VPN providers out there, and each option has a different reputation. Some are known for their streaming capabilities, some for their security features, and some for their customer support. NordVPN should be considered a triple threat, as it ticks all of

Create the next viral video game with this development bundle

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TL;DR: The Hands-On Game Development Bundle is on sale for £27.04 as of Oct. 11, saving you 98% on list price. Time and again, you've been told learning to code is one of the most valuable skills a person can have these days, but most people never had the time or e