Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Early Wednesday Technology and other things...

Technology and other things...

Morrisons: online delivery slots, opening hours, and how to get a Morrisons food box

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Morrisons online has no free delivery slots for the next three days. Its Food Boxes, however, are in healthy supply for delivery.

Details: Hong Kong & Singapore “Travel Bubble”

400+One Mile at a Time / 1h
A few weeks ago we learned that Hong Kong and Singapore will be forming a reciprocal travel bubble without a quarantine requirement. Singapore’s Transport Minister suggests this is “the first reciprocal travel bubble in the region, and maybe in the world.” Well, I wanted to provide an update on this, as travel within this “bubble” is now on sale, and it sounds quite… complicated. Hong Kong & Sing

E-commerce startup Heroes raises $65M in equity and debt to become the Thrasio of Europe

200+TechCrunch / 3h
Heroes , a European e-commerce business operating a similar model to unicorn Thrasio in the U.S. — with a strategy of acquiring and scaling high performing Amazon businesses — has raised $65 million in funding round. The round — a mixture of equity financing and debt — is co-led by 360 Capital and Fuel Ventures, with participation from Upper90, an alternative capital provider for e-commerce asset

AMD teams up with IBM to take on Intel and Nvidia in ultimate battle royale

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Partnership points to new trend of delivering security enabled by hardware.

Here comes the most formidable rival to the Raspberry Pi yet

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China's Amazon is preparing the cheapest computer in the world to date.

Garmin watches can now track pregnancy and offer advice to expecting mothers

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Everything from tracking nutrition and exercise in the first trimester to monitoring and timing contractions.

Thinking About a Holiday Gathering? Look at This Map First

52Wired / 10min
An alarming visualization shows the odds that at least one Covid-positive person attends a given event. It should give us all pause about family plans.

Apps Are Now Putting the Parole Agent in Your Pocket

40Wired / 10min
The pandemic has stirred interest in smartphone software for remotely monitoring parolees and people on probation. But the approach has raised alarms.

Why I usually redeem points for mid-tier hotels (and when I opt for luxury instead)

The Points Guy / 12min
I love high-end hotels — but more often than not, you’ll find me at the nearest DoubleTree, Courtyard or other mid-tier property. Sure, I’ve had my fair share of ultra-luxury experiences at Ritz-Carlton , W and Park Hyatt properties worldwide. I love them, but they rarely fit my travel style. When I visit a new city, I try and spend as much time as I can out-and-about. A hotel bar is great, but t

One of Samsung's cheapest 5G phones is now under £400 with a free speaker

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 15min
This new Samsung Galaxy A51 5G deal brings the phone's price lower, and it throws in a free speaker and Spotify too.

AMD Ryzen 5000 smashes processor sales records

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AMD Ryzen 5000 processors went on sale last week, and sold out almost instantly leading some retailers to announce it was their fasting selling CPU launch.

iPhone and iPad apps can now run on Mac computers with the new M1 chip

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As long as you've got the right hardware and software, running mobile apps on desktops and laptops is now very easy.

New model shows how icy eruptions occur on Jupiter’s moon Europa

Jupiter Moon Europa
SlashGear / 21min
Researchers from Stanford University have developed a new model that shows a possible source of icy eruptions known to happen on the surface of Europa, one of the moons orbiting Jupiter. The model shows how brine on Jupiter’s moon, Europa, can migrate within the moon’s icy shell, forming pockets of salty water that erupt onto the surface of Europa when … Continue reading

Micron announces new 3D NAND process—denser, faster, less expensive

Micron 176 3D NAND
Ars Technica / 28min
Enlarge / We're all intimately familiar with the Burj Khalifa's relationship to the Eiffel Tower, right? (credit: Micron ) On Monday, memory and storage vendor Micron announced that its new 176-layer 3D NAND (the storage medium underlying most SSDs) process is in production and has begun shipping to customers. The new technology should offer higher storage densities and write endurance, better pe

French and Saunders' 'Titting About' podcast will give you a much needed giggle

35Mashable / 31min
There's a bloody lot going on at present. From where I'm sitting, as England moves into a second lockdown amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, joining the rest of the UK in heightened COVID-19 restrictions , there are many in need of a jolly good chuckle, just to break up the day. Luckily, Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders have a good joke about butt cheeks. Released on Audible at the beginning

'Monument Valley' developer Ustwo's next game is out on December 11th

52Engadget / 40min
The next game from Ustwo, the developer behind Monument Valley and its excellent sequel, will be available in exactly one month. Alba: a Wildlife Adventure , which was formally revealed on July 20th , will be hitting Steam and Apple’s subscription-based Apple Arcade service on December 11th. The game has been announced for “console,” too, but we don’t have a release date or confirmed platforms ye

Windows 10 update made a right mess of this basic password feature

10 Microsoft Outlook
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Here’s how to fix this highly frustrating Windows 10 password issue.

Samsung just launched Sero, the first mobile optimized TV

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The new Samsung Sero, which launched in India at Rs 1,24,990, is the world’s first mobile optimized TV.

The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S has set a new Nürburgring lap record

SlashGear / 49min
The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4-door coupe is now the fastest luxury four-door vehicle to lap the Nürburgring. It unseated the Porsche Panamera Turbo S by recording a blistering time of 7:27.800. The fascinating part is Mercedes-AMG did it with a bone-stock GT 63 S, although the car ran with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires and the aero … Continue reading

EE launches portable 5G Wi-Fi router

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EE launches own-brand Mi-Fi device to keep customers connected.

Microsoft Edge will soon get one of Chrome's most useful features

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Edge will soon let you easily create links to section of text on a page.

Honor 10X Lite with a 48-megapixel camera and Kirin 710A goes official

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The Honor 10X Lite comes with 5000 mAh battery, a quad rear camera setup and a 6.67-inch display.

The Pinter review: The 'Nespresso of beer' makes home brewing staggeringly easy

24Mashable / 58min
The Pinter $98 (£75) View Product The Good Slick design • Bragging rights • Almost impossible to mess up • Fresh beer on tap at home • Extremely quick brewing time The Bad Not cheap at first (though cheap once set-up) • Skips the core bits of home brewing • No customisation The Bottom Line The Pinter is an extremely easy way to make fresh beer at home in a great looking device. If you're not hard

Shudder's creepy 'Anything for Jackson' trailer is like blend of 'Misery' and 'Hereditary'

20Mashable / 58min
Exorcisms and kidnap are two themes that aren't particularly uncommon in horror movies — but it's not often that the two get spliced together. That is exactly the case in Shudder 's new trailer for Anything for Jackson , Justin G. Dyck's horror about a creepy couple who kidnap a pregnant woman in an attempt to put the spirit of their dead son into her unborn child. Yep. If that description makes

CAT S62 Pro reviewed

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Pro was built with rough environments in mind, improving on its predecessor's capabilities

How to buy the right external SSD for you

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Samsung external SSDs offer the perfect combination of capacity, speed and portability. But which one is right for you?

How much storage space do you really need?

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Hard drives (including solid state drives) are getting ever more spacious – but how much space do you really need?

Why gamers should use an SSD

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A solid state drive isn’t just for holding your operating system – it’s a fantastic choice for gamers.

The evolution of SSDs - how today's storage is faster and larger than ever

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Solid State Drives have changed the way we use our PCs and laptops. We look back at how they’ve evolved over the years.

Skepticism towards US cloud storage giants grows in Europe

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Survey of European cloud users indicates that the vast majority do not trust US firms with their personal data.

This great Argos deal gives you 5x Nectar points to spend on Black Friday

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Collect extra Nectar points, and put them towards a new 4K TV or games console on Black Friday.

The Best Reason to Get a PS5 Is Its New Controller

60Wired / 1h
Its DualSense controller ushers in some fresh control concepts, though you'll need a new TV to really take advantage of the PS5's horsepower.

A new drug cocktail could help fight the toughest cancers

100+Engadget / 1h
We may be closer to dealing with tough-to-beat forms of cancer thanks to work coming out of Harvard’s Wyss Institute . Researchers believe that, by mixing chemotherapy and immunotherapy , they’ve found a way to attack Triple-Negative Breast Cancer . The team also believe that their work may eventually be able to create a cheaper, and more efficient form of cancer vaccine currently available. Chem

Sony PS5 Review: Breaking the Mold

53Gizmodo / 1h
This week, video game consoles are taking a big step into the next generation with two new systems sporting upgraded CPU, GPUs, SSDs, and a bunch of fancy new features. So on the eve of the PlayStation 5's launch, there’s no better time to take an in-depth look at what Sony is bringing and how that will impact the… Read more...

The guardians of Wikipedia's climate change page

Mashable / 1h
Moving forward requires focus. Mashable’s Social Good Series is dedicated to exploring pathways to a greater good by spotlighting issues that are essential to making the world a better place. *** Femke Nijsse, a climate researcher, made her first Wikipedia edit seven years ago. In 2018, she started editing Wikipedia’s English climate change webpage . Since then, she’s grown increasingly obsessed.

NASA and SpaceX celebrate official certification of the Crew Dragon spacecraft

NASA SpaceX Crew Dragon
SlashGear / 1h
It’s been years since NASA announced that it intended to work with private industry to build spacecraft that could put American astronauts into space. SpaceX spent the years after that announcement designing, developing, and testing its rockets and Crew Dragon for carrying astronauts and cargo. NASA and SpaceX are now celebrating the completion of the Human Rating Certification Plan for … Continu

Xbox Series X is already selling on eBay for ridiculous prices

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The just-launched Xbox Series X is already selling on eBay for silly money.

Golfer skims ball across a lake to sink ridiculously impressive hole-in-one

90Mashable / 1h
Getting a hole-in-one on the golf course is always an impressive feat. But when it's your second hole in one in two days and you make the shot by skimming the golf ball across a lake, you know you're well on your way to casual sporting history and viral clip territory. SEE ALSO: Giants quarterback's spectacular fall is the funniest football moment of 2020 That was what happened during a practice

Realme X7 series: price in India, specs and launch date

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The Realme X7 and X7 Pro will launch in India in December, bringing 5G capabilities to the affordable segment.

Zendesk brings real-time customer support to WhatsApp and Messenger

Zendesk Facebook WhatsApp
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Zendesk customers will now be able to include real-time customer support through WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.

These are the first human passengers to try hyperloop travel

Branson Virgin Hyperloop
32Mashable / 1h
Virgin Hyperloop executives Josh Giegel and Sara Luchian traveled inside the Hyperloop test tube in what is the company's first ever human trial. The pod reached speeds of up to 172 km/h during the trip that lasted just 15 seconds. Read more... More about Travel , Hyperloop , Speed , Virgin Hyperloop One , and Tech

iPhone SE 3 won't be arriving in the first half 2021, according to one analyst

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Well-respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has told industry players not to expect an iPhone SE 3 anytime soon.

AMD promises RDNA 3 GPUs will be as big a leap forward as Big Navi

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AMD is already talking about ‘Bigger Navi’, and how we can expect to be impressed by these graphics cards.

Sainsbury’s online: how to book a grocery delivery slot, click-and-collect, and opening hours today

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You can book a food delivery from Sainsbury's online, which is showing good availability.

Waitrose online: how to book a food delivery or click-and-collect slot today

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Waitrose is prioritising elderly and vulnerable customers for online deliveries, but slots are slowly starting to appear.

Asda: opening hours today, home delivery slots and click-and-collect

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It's currently looking difficult to secure a home delivery from Asda, but every day this month has available Click & Collect slots

Iceland online delivery: opening hours today and how to book a delivery slot

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You can book an online food delivery from Iceland, but demand remains high.

Oculus Venues will bring Fox Sports boxing events to VR

55Engadget / 2h
Oculus Venues has been giving you a way to attend various events, including NBA games and live concerts, from the comfort of your own home since it launched a couple of years ago. Now, Facebook has teamed up with Fox Sports to bring three Premier Boxing Champions matches to virtual reality through the social VR experience for the Oculus Quest . They’ll kick things off with the Amilcar Vidal and E

Work Examiner employee monitoring software

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Our Work Examiner evaluation gives you the information you need to decide whether it could be the right monitoring tool for your company.

Amazon Echo speakers get a nifty upgrade for building your smart home

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A new Alexa feature makes hooking up your smart home devices even easier.

Here are the best headphone deals of Black Friday 2020 (so far)

GameStop Black Friday 2020
20Mashable / 2h
These are the best Black Friday deals on headphones as of Nov. 10: OUR TOP PICK: Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones — save $70 and get $50 in Kohl's Cash BEST AIRPODS DEAL: AirPods Pro — save $55 on Amazon BEST BUDGET PICK: BeatsX Wireless Earphones — save $50 We've said it before and we'll say it again: Black Friday is super weird this year. What used to be a pre-crack-of-dawn dash to different s

Make calls from a private phone number with this app on sale

Mashable / 2h
TL;DR: Stay safe and keep your information private with the Hushed Private Phone Line: Lifetime Subscription , on sale for $19.99 as of Nov. 11. There are a lot of circumstances where you might not want to give out your private number — and plenty where you probably shouldn't. That’s where a burner phone — or just a separate phone number — could really come in handy. Hushed is a simple, secure ap

Grab a compact smart scale with lots of features on sale

Mashable / 2h
TL;DR: The Picooc Mini Pro Smart Scale can help you achieve your health goals for $42.49 with the promo code SAVE15NOV, a 27% savings as of Nov. 11. The compact Picooc Mini Pro Smart Scale is designed to give you a set of stats that go beyond your weight. With the Picooc Mini, you'll get a comprehensive body analysis anytime you want, including up to 13 body indexes like weight, body fat, muscle,

Make delicious smoothies with a portable blender on sale

Mashable / 2h
TL;DR: Make a smoothie in just ten seconds with the BLENDi Pro 18oz Portable Blender for $59.49, a 33% savings as of Nov. 11. Remember to use the promo code SAVE15NOV to access the deal. Here's a unique gift idea for the fitness, health, or smoothie enthusiast in your life: the BLENDi Pro 18oz Portable Blender , which is over 30% off for a limited time with the discount code SAVE15NOV. This 18-ou

Soothe your sore muscles with 3 mini massage guns on sale

24Mashable / 2h
Sore? Who’s she? You’re definitely not sore with a mini massage gun in your arsenal of workout recovery tools. Massage guns, which employ a type of soft tissue manipulation called percussive therapy, soothe muscle soreness by working out tight adhesions and encouraging blood flow to overworked areas. Here are three great mini massage guns on sale as of Nov. 11. Grab one and get the relief you're

A foldable iPhone may land in 2022, and it could replace the iPad mini

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Apple may be readying its first foldable iPhone for 2022, and the latest report says it'll be introduced as a replacement for iPad mini.

Motorola Edge, the coolest phone of the year, is in an early Black Friday phone sale

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The Motorola Edge is a bit cheaper thanks to an early Black Friday deal, and it's a phone seriously worth considering.

Molotov launches free ad-supported streaming service Mango

100+TechCrunch / 2h
French startup Molotov provides a TV streaming service in France that replaces the traditional set-top box. You can access live TV, subscribe to premium channels, watch content after they air and record content in the cloud. Today, the company is launching a different service, its own ad-supported on-demand streaming service — or AVOD service for short. Mango features a thousand movies, TV shows,

Smarty has just released the UK's cheapest unlimited data SIM only deal at £15/pm

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Smarty is slashing its prices across SIM only deals and its unlimited data discount is quite possibly the best yet.

This bacteria survived in space for an entire year

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

Hyundai is in line to purchase Boston Dynamics

Hyundai Boston Dynamics
Popular Mechanics / 2h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

NASA and ESA announce plans to bring back samples from Mars

NASA ESA Mars Earth
Popular Mechanics / 3h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

SentinelOne, an AI-based endpoint security firm, confirms $267M raise on a $3.1B valuation

SentinelOne $3B $267M
100TechCrunch / 3h
This year, more than ever before because of the Covid-19 pandemic, huge droves of workers and consumers have been turning to the internet to communicate, get things done, and entertain themselves. That has created a huge bonanza for cybercriminals, but also companies that are building tools to combat them. In the latest development, an Israel-hatched, Mountain View-based enterprise startup called

Seedcamp raises £78M for its fifth fund

Seedcamp Fund Europe
68TechCrunch / 3h
European pre-seed and seed-stage VC Seedcamp has reached £78M in the first and final close of its fifth fund, ‘Seedcamp V’, its largest to date. The round was backed by investors including British Patient Capital, Legal & General, TIFF, LGT, Vintage IP, Isomer Capital, OMERS. VC backers include Index, Sequoia, Underscore VC, Northzone, Atomico and Draper Esprit. Angel backers include Taavet Hinri

Carlos Gonzalez-Cadenas, angel investor and COO of GoCardless, is joining Index as partner

88TechCrunch / 3h
Index Ventures , the London and San Francisco-headquartered venture capital firm that primarily invests in Europe and the U.S., has recruited its latest investment partner. Carlos Gonzalez-Cadenas, who is currently the COO of London-based fintech GoCardless and was previously the chief product officer of Skyscanner, is joining Index in January, TechCrunch can reveal. For those not in the know, Go

India’s broadcasting ministry secures power to regulate streaming services, online content

76TechCrunch / 3h
India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, which oversees programs beamed on television and theatres in the country, will now also regulate policies for streaming platforms and digital news outlets in a move that is widely believed to kickstart an era of more frequent and stricter censorship on what online services air. The new rules (PDF), signed by India’s President Ram Nath Kovind this

Samsung Galaxy A52 could be a very capable 5G mid-ranger

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Samsung is working on a 5G mid-range device, the Galaxy A52. The device might run on Android 11 out of the box.

Rainbow Six Siege Year 5 season 4 Operation Neon Dawn is live on Test Server

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with new operator Aruni, Skyscraper rework, and major changes to Jager, Hibana and Echo.

Indian news websites, OTT platforms now under I&B purview-Will it lead to censorship?

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Indian government has issued an order to bring online news platforms and OTT streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. What are its implications? Read on.

South African courier company teams up with What3words to make deliveries more accurate

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Dawn Wing has partnered with What3words, a GPS-tracking company, to try make deliveries even more accurate

State of Origin 2020 Game 2: live stream NSW vs Qld from anywhere

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It's do-or-die for the Blues as they take on the Maroons in tonight's second match of the State of Origin series.

Google, Facebook, Amazon mull options for rival to NPCI - We tell you why

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Google, Facebook and Amazon are considering various options to tie up with Indian firms to set up a rival to the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and get a bigger play in the digital payments market in India.

Safely clone your drives offline with the Terramaster D2 Clone

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 5h
Just slot in your drives, press the power button, and let it do the rest.

Pixel 4a DxOMark scores show have far Google can take a single camera

23SlashGear / 5h
The very first Pixel phone was almost revolutionary, especially in its camera. Singular. In an age of dual, even triple, cameras, Google opted to put a single sensor and let the software do the rest. It has mostly stuck to that formula until last year with the Pixel 4 and its two cameras. The Pixel 4a, not its larger 5G … Continue reading

Finchampstead man builds 'Twitter speed bot' over safety concerns

200+BBC News - Technology / 5h
Gareth Rees built the bot to prove the case for improved safety measures on the road where he lives.

Mobile robo-surgeons could widen access to keyhole surgery

100+BBC News - Technology / 6h
A modular design allows keyhole surgery to be performed in smaller operating theatres.

China to clamp down on internet giants

400+BBC News - Technology / 6h
The regulations suggest increasing unease in Beijing with the growing influence of digital platforms.

OnePlus Nord SE release date, price, news and leaks

OnePlus Nord AMOLED
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We could see the OnePlus Nord SE, a specced-down OnePlus Nord, some time in 2021.

MediaTek 700 5G chipset for budget and mid-segment smartphones announced

MediaTek 700 MT8195
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MediaTek has announced a new budget-friendly 5G chipset - Dimensity 700 along with a couple of Chromebook SoCs

Ring recalls some second-gen video doorbells due to fire risk

Ring Doorbells 350000
100+Engadget / 6h
If you purchased Ring’s new entry-level doorbell over the past few months, you may want to check its serial number. The Amazon-owned company has issued a recall for its second-generation smart video doorbell with the model number 5UM5E5. Its battery can overheat when incorrect screws are used for installation — since the wrong screws can puncture the battery during the process — posing fire and b

Xor Titanium carries on Vertu’s spirit, price tag, and insanity

SlashGear / 6h
There are smartphones these days that easily reach $2,000 but a few years ago, that price would have been scandalous. It was around those price ranges that the likes of Vertu, spun off from Nokia’s vast kingdom, once made a business. The luxury smartphone company went silent a few years back, save for a brief attempt at resurrection. While Vertu … Continue reading

Everything you need to know about Black Friday in the UK

GameStop Black Friday 2020
32Mashable / 7h
The biggest shopping event of the year is unofficially underway. Yep, that's right. Black Friday 2020 has begun with early deals on just about everything. Each day brings a new wave of discounts, and if you want to make the most of this busy period, it pays to be prepared. You might think that you know your way around Black Friday by now, but this year is different. You should unlearn everything

Currys PC World has launched its Black Tag event

Mashable / 7h
TL;DR: , with the best Black Friday prices guaranteed. Black Friday is fast approaching, and we're seeing increased activity from all the leading retailers. Amazon has dominated the news so far, but now Currys PC World has got involved. Currys has finally launched its famous Black Tag event, with the best Black Friday prices guaranteed. This event is running until midnight on Nov. 19, with a bunc

Protect your online privacy with an unlimited TunnelBear plan

Mashable / 7h
SAVE 58%: A two-year plan subscription to TunnelBear is on sale for £3.17 per month as of Nov. 11, saving you 58% on list price. The online world is full of hackers, malware, viruses, and other nasty things that mean to do you harm. It can be a dangerous place full of threats, so it's vital that you stay protected. We're not saying you should panic, because there are many different ways of boosti

Save over £50 on the versatile Ninja Foodi multi-cooker this Black Friday

EU Prime Day Amazon
Mashable / 7h
SAVE £50.99: The Ninja Foodi multi-cooker is on sale for £149 on Amazon as of Nov. 11, saving you 25% on list price. Cooking for the whole family can be a really rewarding experience, but it's not always like this. Sometimes you just can't be bothered, and that's fine. It's in these situations that you could use some help. The Ninja Foodi is a nine-in-one multi-cooker that can pressure cook delic

Discover your ancestry with a discounted MyHeritage DNA test kit

Mashable / 7h
SAVE £26: The MyHeritage DNA Test Kit is on sale for £49 on Amazon as of Nov. 11, saving you 35% on list price. The Black Friday and Cyber Monday period is a great opportunity to pick up deals before Christmas. You can tick off everyone on your list for less if you're willing to commit to the busiest shopping season. The deals have already started to drop on sites like Amazon, with strong discoun

Nanoleaf's New Affordable Essential Line Launches Exclusively at Apple

How-To Geek / 7h
Not that long ago, Nanoleaf announced a more affordable (for the company anyway) take on its lighting products featuring a new smart bulb and LED strip. Now those products are here—or at least they’re at the Apple Store anyway. That’s where you’ll need to go to pick them up. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

This has to be the best (and cheapest) Surface Pro clone yet, complete with kickstand and type cover

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From a company you’ve never heard of comes a tablet that looks mightily familiar.

Apple M1 MacBook Air gives some functions keys new duties

Apple MacBook Air Keys
SlashGear / 8h
While the venerable keyboard itself hasn’t changed much in terms of layout, the extra function keys that have been added to computer keyboards tend to move around a lot. Beyond the more standard F1 to F12 keys, additional functions, especially those on top of those F-keys, have been rather inconsistent across manufacturers and models. The latest shift comes with Apple’s … Continue reading

Ubisoft+ beta launches on Amazon Luna game streaming service

SlashGear / 9h
Just like with videos, streaming has become big in the gaming market to the point that even Amazon, which few will probably associate with gaming, has jumped on board. Oddly named Luna, Amazon’s own brand of game streaming has just opened up its beta testing phase and one of its first partners is Ubisoft who has also made its premiere … Continue reading

Apple M1 Macs will make gamers feel left out again

Apple M1 Macs Intel
SlashGear / 9h
It’s a big day in the Apple world as the company announced not just the new Macs that will run on its own ARM-based Silicon but also the Silicon itself. Naturally, the company sang the Apple M1’s praises, showing off how it ran circles around even an Intel Core i7. But while those boasts included some graphics performance, Apple conveniently … Continue reading

Stadia recap: YouTube Premium bundle, Destiny 2 changes, new website features

SlashGear / 9h
It’s a big week for gaming and most of the news and attention is focused on the new PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X. That’s not to say other gaming platforms are taking a backseat. In fact, Google’s Stadia is having a grand week as well, with promos and new games to distract non-console gamers. Going beyond the games … Continue reading

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative faces racial discrimination allegations from former employee

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Ray Holgado, a former employee of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, recently filed a racial discrimination complaint with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. Holgado, who is Black, worked at CZI from September 2018 through August 2020. “Despite its social justice rhetoric, CZI is not a welcoming environment for Black employees,” Holgado’s complaint states. “Black employees are

MediaTek debuts Dimensity 700 for mid-range 5G phones, premium chips for Chromebooks

SlashGear / 10h
Like it or not, and some definitely don’t, Qualcomm’s Snapdragons are pretty much the king of smartphone processors, especially more premium ones. MediaTek has traditionally been the choice for mid-tier to entry-level devices but Qualcomm has started to invade its turf, especially with mid-range 5G chips. MediaTek’s strategy to fight back has been to flood the market with a confusing … Continue r

Facebook claims most users don’t see that much political content

Facebook Political
400+Engadget / 10h
In a new post from Facebook’s VP of Analytics Alex Schultz, the company argues that most of the posts users see have nothing to do with politics. “based on our analysis, political content makes up about 6% of what you see on Facebook,” Schultz writes. “This includes posts from friends or from Pages.” Schultz also pushed back on journalists’ use of data from Facebook-owned analytics tool CrowdTang

England faces a proper “argy-bargy” in Pennyworth S2 trailer

36Ars Technica / 10h
Jack Bannon reprises his role as former British SAS soldier Alfred Pennyworth for the second season of Pennyworth on Epix. An alternate London is once again threatened by a sinister society aiming to take over the British government in the trailer for the second season of Pennyworth , a crime drama/prequel series based on the character of Alfred Pennyworth, aka Bruce Wayne/Batman's loyal butler.

Apple SVP Craig Federighi is a mood and also a ‘daddy’

49Mashable / 11h
While most people are focusing on those new MacBooks with in-house chips that Apple announced on Tuesday, I have yet to move past that delightfully cringey moment brought to us by Apple's software chief Craig Federighi during the livestream. In an effort to fully demonstrate how the new MacBooks now instantly wake from sleep mode with its latest operating system, MacOS Big Sur , Federighi decided

Galaxy S21 early launch also targets Huawei market share

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The past years have seen Samsung shift its announcement and launch dates to adjust to market trends and needs, or at least that’s the company’s official line. Next year, however, Samsung could make its biggest adjustment yet, launching the Galaxy S21 series a whole month and a half early. This has naturally sparked some speculation on why it has made … Continue reading

Keep a Close Eye on Your Home With $90 off an Arlo Pro 2 Camera System

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WhatsApp gets a new Shopping button for browsing product catalogs

WhatsApp Shopping Button
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WhatsApp is launching a new shopping button that enables users to find businesses and browse their offerings directly in the app. The move expands WhatsApp for Business, an e-commerce platform similar to what we’ve already seen on Instagram. The existing voice call button is being replaced by the shopping button. The WhatsApp shopping button is arriving on both Android and … Continue reading

With Its Own Chips, Apple Aims to Define the Future of PCs

Apple M1 Macs Intel
300+Wired / 11h
Intel processors are on their way out, replaced by home-grown designs, which will give the Mac maker more control of its destiny.

Flight Diverts to Alabama To Remove Woman Wearing Only T-Shirt And Underwear

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United Express flight UA4332 from Jacksonville, Florida to Houston diverted to Mobile, Alabama last Thursday when a 25 year old passenger on the CommutAir plane 'became disruptive' and stripped down to her underwear according to the airline. Continue reading ...

The scariest horror movies on Shudder

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Horror movies come in all shapes and sizes. You've got your comedy horrors, your psychological horrors, your tense thriller-y horrors — and, of course, your genuinely scary horrors. I'm not just talking about your run-of-the-mill, yikes-that's-a-bit-creepy kind of films, here, either. I'm talking about the truly terror-inducing — the type of movies you wake in the dead of night thinking about, an

School laptops: Unions warn of devices shortage

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Teaching unions say despite a push for more devices, many students still don't have access at home.

Best Xbox Series X optimized games

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Thanks to the power of Xbox Series X, games have never looked or played better on console – here are the best enhanced titles so far.

These WordPress plugin bugs could jeopardize hundreds of thousands of sites

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Three privilege escalation bugs have been found and patched in the latest version of the Ultimate Member WordPress plugin.

Walmart will test Cruise self-driving electric car deliveries in 2021

Walmart Cruise Arizona
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Walmart has tapped General Motors subsidiary Cruise for a new pilot test that’ll involve delivering goods to customers using self-driving electric vehicles. The autonomous EV deliveries will only be available to a small number of Walmart customers, but the pilot underscores the interest in self-driving vehicles and their potential use in a variety of industries. Walmart announced the new plan … C

We Now Know How Much Ubisoft Games on Amazon's Cloud Gaming Service Will Cost

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As of this morning, anyone who has received, or will receive, a beta invite to Luna, Amazon’s brand new cloud gaming service , can access the Ubisoft+ channel that’s filled with—you guessed it—Ubisoft games like Assassins’ Creed Odyssey . What Amazon didn’t initially announce was the price of subscribing to that game… Read more...

Your Cop-Friendly Spy Device Could Burst Into Flames

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Another argument for throwing your Ring doorbell into a cement mixer: It might catch your house on fire. Read more... launches a ‘nearly invisible’ Amazon Echo competitor that’s the size of a coin

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In the past several weeks we’ve seen refreshes and product expansions from about every facet of the smart home virtual assistant world. Apple launched the HomePod Mini, Google offered a long-overdue refresh of the Google Home and Amazon found even more speaker shapes to shove Alexa into. Today, we’re getting an addition from a startup competitor. has aimed to build out a niche in the spac

Noise Machine is a tiny MIDI controller for creating music on the go

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You don’t have to look far to find a capable MIDI controller in 2020 , but most aren’t as small as the Noise Machine . The diminutive device measures in at 2.1 x 2.3 x 0.4 inches, making it compact enough to fit inside of a jean pocket. Whether that’s enough to make it the smallest MIDI controller in the world, we’re not sure, but what’s clear is it does not lack for features. The interface consi