Monday, November 02, 2020

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Algorithm spots 'Covid cough' inaudible to humans

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An algorithm built in the US correctly identified people with Covid-19 by the sound of their coughs.

3 major cruise lines cancel December sailings in wake of CDC order

100+The Points Guy / 1h
You’ll now have to wait until at least January to take a cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line , Oceania Cruises or Regent Seven Seas Cruises . The parent company of the three brands, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, on Monday said it would extend its halt to cruise operations through at least Dec. 31. Until today, the company only had canceled sailings through the end of November. For more cruise new

'Pristine' meteorite may provide clues to the origins of our solar system

500+Engadget / 7h
A meteorite that lit up the night sky in the US Midwest in 2018 contains ‘pristine’ organic compounds that may offer clues to how life formed on Earth, according to researchers (via the Independent ). It was spotted by motorists and others in several states after producing a fireball and loud explosion on January 18, 2018. Thanks to some quick thinking and action, the rocks were quickly in the ha

DJI event sure to bring Mavic and/or Mini action this week

SlashGear / 6min
Today DJI revealed that they’d be running an event this week where they’ll reveal a new drone. Part of the event seems to be focused on the DJI Store APP, which is available for Android and iOS devices now. The image used for this event is… not helpful. It features three boys holding an oversized paper airplane, walking in a … Continue reading

TVision raises $16M to measure viewer attention on connected TVs

TechCrunch / 6min
TVision is building what its team hopes will become the standard for measuring streaming viewership — and to accelerate those efforts, it’s raised $16 million in new funding. The New York City startup started out by measuring traditional TV viewing, using webcams to determine whether viewers were actually paying attention to the ads. More recently, it’s launched a solution focused on connected TV

Netflix explains how it avoids outages after a major incident in 2019

Engadget / 7min
Have you noticed that Netflix hasn’t had any catastrophic outages like it did in years past, even with a surge of viewing during the pandemic? It’s not a happy accident. Netflix has detailed the implementation of technology, priority-based progressive load shedding, that should keep streams flowing even when there are serious failures behind the scenes. It sounds complex, but it ultimately amount

Report: Sony legal threat halts plans for third-party PS5 faceplates

Ars Technica / 9min
The homepage for, as it looked last week. Last month, Sony revealed in a teardown video that the wavy white faceplates that give the PlayStation 5 so much of its substantial bulk are easily removable by hand, without the use of tools. That caused some to hope for the return of an aftermarket for customizable, Xbox 360-style faceplates to change the look of the system in your p

The Station: Waymo makes it safety case, AV partnerships abound and the rising cost of FSD

TechCrunch / 9min
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox . Welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. It was a busy week in the world of transportation, particularly around automated vehicle technology. L

Save Your Finances by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

28Lifehacker / 11min
It’s easy to make mistakes when you aren’t paying a lot of attention to your financial planning, and some some errors are more costly than others. Here’s a look at some of the common financial missteps and how to avoid them. Read more...

Monday's Best Deals: Sony 55" 4K Smart TV, LEGO Super Mario Sets, Echo Show 5, Fenty Beauty Lipstick, Sweese Dishes, Baby Groot Succulent Planters, and More

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A Sony 55" 4K Smart TV and LEGO Super Mario kits lead Monday’s best deals. Read more...

Monday's Best Deals: Sony 55" 4K Smart TV, LEGO Super Mario Sets, Echo Show 5, Fenty Beauty Lipstick, Sweese Dishes, Baby Groot Succulent Planters, and More

52Gizmodo / 13min
A Sony 55" 4K Smart TV and LEGO Super Mario kits lead Monday’s best deals. Read more...

What are clawbacks — and why do they occur?

The Points Guy / 17min
Getting a new travel credit card is an experience filled with anticipation and excitement. You may be looking forward to completing the minimum spend requirement and planning how you’ll use the points or miles you earned from a sign-up bonus . But imagine these scenarios: You log in to your account and the points you earned from that sign-up bonus many months ago are suddenly missing. Or maybe yo

Pandemic’s impact disproportionately reduced VC funding for female founders

96TechCrunch / 17min
The last few quarters did not play out as as expected for venture capitalists or entrepreneurs; instead of a pandemic-fueled recession that cauterized the flow of private investment into startups, the economic shifts brought on by COVID-19 have given many companies a tailwind. Venture capitalists ramped up their spend in Q2 and Q3 , pushing private investment totals higher as software demand shot

Twilio wraps $3.2B purchase of Segment after warp speed courtship

100+TechCrunch / 17min
It was barely a month ago we began hearing rumors that Twilio was interested in acquiring Segment . The $3.2 billion deal was officially announced three weeks ago , and this morning the communications API company announced that the deal had closed, astonishingly fast for an acquisition of this size. While we can’t know for sure, the speed with which the deal closed could suggest that it was in th

ASUS ZenBook Flip S review: An OLED beauty with a few flaws

29Engadget / 19min
The ZenBook Flip S is close to being the ideal ultraportable. As one of the first Intel Evo devices -- the company's branding for devices with 11th generation “Tiger Lake” CPUs that meet a strict set of standards -- ASUS had to prove it could deliver a premium experience. And for the most part, the company succeeds: The ZenBook Flip S has a sleek and thin convertible design; a gorgeous 4K OLED sc

Get a screen recorder, video editor and YouTube downloader free with this exclusive deal

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Get Digiarty VideoProc completely free with this exclusive offer for TechRadar readers.

The Anker Nebula Max projector has a rare $50 coupon on Amazon

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Save $50 with coupon: The Anker Nebula Capsule Max portable projector wasn't on sale for Prime Day but has a $50 off coupon on Amazon as of Nov. 2, bringing it down to $419.99. Another week, another movie that has been delayed due to coronavirus . From multiple Marvel movies to Dune , many of the year's most highly-anticipated films won't be in theaters for a while. Some, like Disney-Pixar's Soul

The Raspberry Pi 400 Is a $70 Computer Built Inside a Keyboard

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It looks like a keyboard—and it is. But it’s also a computer. Read more...

Fortnite arrives on Xbox Series X and PS5 next week with visual upgrades

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The next-gen version of Fortnite arrives with the launch of the Xbox Series X and PS5 in North America.

As the phone market returns, realme and Xiaomi boom the biggest

SlashGear / 28min
The most recent report from Counterpoint suggests that the two fastest growing smartphone brands are Xiaomi and realme. Samsung remains at the top of the chart for unit shipments in the quarter listed (Q3, 2020), followed by Huawei, Xiaomi, Apple, OPPO, VIVO, realme, and Lenovo (including Motorola). Each shipped over 10 million units (at the very least), while every other … Continue reading

The Bose QuietComfort headphones are back to their Prime Day price

24Mashable / 30min
Save $100: The Bose QuietComfort 35 II wireless bluetooth headphones are on sale for $199 at Best Buy and Amazon as of Nov. 2. We're all better at working from home than we were in March and April, but there are still some struggles. If you've been dealing with non-stop construction noises or loud neighbors, a pair of noise-canceling headphones may help. We saw the Bose QuietComfort 35 II wireles

Haystack News adds 16 live news channels ahead of Election Day

72TechCrunch / 30min
Ad-supported streaming news platform Haystack News is announcing a significant expansion ahead of U.S. Election Day. The company this morning introduced sixteen 24/7 live streaming news channels, including ABC News Live, CBSN, Al Jazeera, Euronews, Newsmax, Yahoo Finance and several more live local news broadcast stations across the U.S. These are the first live news channels Haystack News has ad

Get a free $50 Best Buy gift card when you pick up a stunning LG 4K TV

20Mashable / 36min
Save $50: As of Nov. 2, the stunning LG 55-inch NanoCell 85 series 4K TV is on sale for $799.99, down from $849.99 and including a $50 Best Buy gift card. It's time to transition from scary Halloween movies to lighthearted holiday flicks , and if your TV hasn't been cutting it, now might be a great time to upgrade. The timeless classic "Four Christmases" starring Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaugh

Remote worker behavior exposing organizations to cyber risk

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During COVID-19, organizations have arguably become more exposed than ever to the potentially insecure user behavior of their remote workers.

Score the Instant Pot Duo Plus for just $79.99 before Black Friday

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SAVE $49.96: Get the Instant Pot Duo Plus 9-in-1 electric pressure cooker for just $79.99 through Nov. 2. Times are already stressful, and now we've lost Daylight Savings time, too (R.I.P extra hour of sunlight). So let's be honest, who has the time or motivation to stand in the kitchen and cook a whole meal every night? If you find yourself just scrolling through food delivery apps after work ev

Fortnite will be available for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S at launch

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84TechCrunch / 44min
As ever, launch title choices are likely to be a concern for gamers plunking down cash on a next-gen console. They can, however, take solace in the fact that the immensely popular battle royale title Fortnite will be available for both the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S when those systems arrive a couple of days apart next week. Publisher Epic Games has detailed what the titles will look like

MIT develops a battery-free method for navigating underwater that could transform ocean exploration

84TechCrunch / 44min
MIT has developed a new navigation system designed for use underwater that could do for underwater wayfinding what GPS has done for travel on and above the surface. GPS doesn’t really penetrate underwater, because radio waves aren’t really water-friendly. It’s why you commonly see things like sonar employed on submarines, which emit sound waves and measure their reflection off of other underwater

Help Arts Education Around The World, and You Could Win A Tesla

Futurism / 47min
Driving is one of the major contributions we make, as consumers, to climate change. The average passenger vehicle dumps 4.6 metric tons of CO2 into the atmosphere every year, according to EPA estimates. Switching to an EV reduces those emissions — and now you’re being offered a chance to win a Tesla Model 3 , as part of a giveaway supporting the Playing For Change Foundation. Why Arts Education M

HP is chasing Black Friday laptop deals with its own anniversary sale

Intel Iris Xe MAX NAND
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HP is chasing Black Friday laptop deals this week, offering powerful machines for some excellent prices right now.

This is when we’ll see the BMW iNEXT all-electric SUV first

SlashGear / 50min
BMW will unveil its new all-electric SUV on November 11, the automaker has confirmed, in the process giving us the first official glimpse of the BMW iNEXT production EV. Though the German automaker is no stranger to electrification, and has not only the all-electric i3 in its current line-up but also multiple hybrids too, the iNEXT will bring a number … Continue reading

Netflix's extravagant 'Bridgerton' teaser looks like Georgian 'Gossip Girl' (perfect)

21Mashable / 52min
When the teaser for Netflix's Bridgerton flashes the word SHONDALAND, the one thing we expect is... scandal. Bridgerton — which looks like an extra-horny Georgian Gossip Girl — takes place in London high society, where Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor) is looking for a husband. Her efforts are hindered by Lady Whistledown (voiced in the trailer by Julie Andrews!), who is determined to expose any

Get a Nintendo Switch 400GB microSDXC card for $80 off

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SAVE $80: The 400GB microSDXC card from SanDisk will give your Nintendo Switch the storage boost it desperately needs — it's $80 off at Best Buy as of Nov. 2. The Nintendo Switch is probably the best that a handheld console has ever been, but that doesn't mean it's perfect. With Joy-Con drift topping the list of Switch-related issues, next up would have to be storage space. If you have the origin

Europe’s “best answer” to competition from SpaceX slips again, will cost more

Ars Technica / 52min
Enlarge / Artist's view of the configuration of Ariane 6 using four boosters. (credit: ESA - D. Ducros) European space officials announced late last week that the debut of the Ariane 6 rocket will be delayed again—this time until the second quarter of 2022. This large rocket, which roughly has a comparable lift capacity to SpaceX's Falcon 9 booster, was originally due to launch before the end of

How to Use Exponents in Excel

How-To Geek / 52min
Exponents are simply repeated multiplications. For example, four to the third power (4³) isn’t 4 x 3, it’s 4 x 4 x 4, which equals a total of 64. If that sounds complicated, fear not; Excel can do the heavy lifting for you! Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

More Oppo phones coming to South Africa: A53S and A15

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These are Oppo's mid-range offerings as the company only plans to bring out its flagship phones next year

Wired vs wireless gaming mice: key differences explained

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Why gaming with a wired or wireless mouse is now down to preference and not tech.

Email creation startup Stensul raises $16M

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Stensul , a startup aiming to streamline the process of building marketing emails, has raised $16 million in Series B funding. When the company raised its $7 million Series A two years ago, founder and CEO Noah Dinkin told me about how it spun out of his previous startup, FanBridge. And while there are many products focused on email delivery, he said Stensul is focused on the email creation proce

Leena AI nabs $8M Series as it expands from chatbots to HR service platform

100+TechCrunch / 1h
When we covered Leena AI as a member of the Y Combinator Summer 2018 cohort, the young startup was firmly focused on building HR chatbots, but in the intervening years it has expanded the vision to a broader HR policy platform. Today, the company announced an $8 million Series A led by Greycroft with help from several individual industry investors. Company CEO and co-founder Adit Jain says that i

Turn any table into a ping-pong table with this kit

Mashable / 1h
TL;DR: Let the games begin. Grab a PingPongly™ retractable table tennis set for $36.99, a 26% savings as of Nov. 2. If you have limited space for leisure but don't want to be bored all holiday season long, it's time to get creative. We're talking about a little game called ping-pong. With the PingPongly retractable table tennis set, you can turn any table into a ping-pong table — indoors or out.

Review: Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf, Germany

21One Mile at a Time / 1h
We recently spent four nights in Dusseldorf (yes, I know it’s “Düsseldorf,” but for simplicity, let’s just call it Dusseldorf in this post). In a previous post I reviewed Deutsche Bahn’s Intercity Express (ICE) first class , and in this post I wanted to review the Hyatt Regency. Booking the Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf I’ve had nothing but great experiences with Hyatt’s full service properties in Ger

Leaked Spider-Man: Miles Morales video shows a big PS5 advantage

SlashGear / 1h
In the lead up to next week’s launch of the PlayStation 5, Sony has made a big deal about the console’s SSD and the impact the drive will have on game loading times. With the traditional HDDs we see in current and previous-gen consoles, games could take a long time to load, and time spent loading is time not spent … Continue reading

Computer and phone accessories that make great gifts

60Engadget / 1h
Let’s face it, it’s rare that we go through life with only our laptops or smartphones. Over time, accessories become crucial to our daily routines -- and that’s been truer than ever in 2020 when we’ve been forced to rely further on technology in lieu of seeing people face to face. In short, we’re spending a ton of time with our devices, so might as well make the experience as comfy as possible. H

Track Election Results on Your Phone Without Breaking Your Brain

44Lifehacker / 1h
As if you needed another reminder: Tomorrow is election day. Most websites you read, and social media apps you use, and politically minded friends you talk to are going to be on high alert. For the sake of your sanity, you should strongly consider going dark: Turn off your mobile and web notifications and just pretend… Read more...

[Roundup] How Qatar’s New Boeing 787 QSuite Is Different

View from the Wing / 1h
A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading ...

Smartphone market rebounds as Samsung regains top spot

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Samsung beats Huawei as Xiaomi pips Apple for the first time

How PS5 and Xbox Series X pre-orders could be affected by the new lockdown

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Pre-ordered a next-gen console? As the UK enters lockdown, some retailers should still be open for click and collect.

Leaked benchmarking results show AMD RX 6800 with a huge lead over the Nvidia RTX 3070

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
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3DMark Time Spy score shows some healthy results for AMD against the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Founders Edition.

Samsung Exynos 1080 gets an unveil date – What we know

Samsung Exynos 1080
SlashGear / 1h
Samsung plans to show off its next homegrown smartphone chipset on November 12, promising new Exynos details for a fresh high-end processor. Although Samsung’s flagship Galaxy phones typically use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipsets in North America, versions of the handsets sold in Europe and Asia typically use Samsung’s own chips. That’s pushed the company into an unusual spec war of sorts … Continu

What is Microsoft Teams? How it works, latest features and top alternatives

Microsoft Teams Project
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Here's everything you need to know about collaboration and video conferencing platform Microsoft Teams.

iPhone 12 Pro uses LiDAR to detect people near you

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Apple is putting the LiDAR sensor on its iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max to good use. In the latest public beta of its mobile platform, iOS 14.2, the company introduced a new Accessibility feature called People Detection. It's a part of the iPhone's Magnifier tool, which can be turned on under Settings - Accessibility - Magnifier, after which it shows up as a new app in the phone's App Galler

Intel Lunar Lake 14th-gen CPUs already spotted – could Intel have a serious gameplan to catch AMD?

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AMD’s threat can’t be underestimated looking at the strength of the Ryzen 5000 line-up.

Equity Monday: Edtech and insurtech stay red-hot

100+TechCrunch / 1h
Hello and welcome back to Equity , TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest big news, chats about the coming week, digs into some recent funding rounds and mulls over a larger theme or narrative from the private markets. You can follow the show on Twitter here and myself here — a

Everything Coming to Netflix the Week of Nov. 2, 2020

How-To Geek / 1h
Christmas lovers, this week is your week for Netflix launches. The streaming service is dropping even more holiday-themed content this week, but if you’re not ready for twinkle lights and carols just yet, don’t worry. There are also some Netflix originals coming as well. Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

The $70 Raspberry Pi 400 Packs a Computer Into a Keyboard

20How-To Geek / 1h
The $40 Raspberry Pi 4 packs nearly enough power to take the place of a legacy computer. But it’s missing components you need, like a keyboard. Now the Raspberry Pi 400 takes care of that by shoving a Raspberry Pi inside a keyboard for just $70. A full computer kit with all the cables you need will set you back $100. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Find Missing Samsung Galaxy Gear With 'SmartThings Find'

32Lifehacker / 1h
If you’re a clumsy Samsung fan and often find yourself misplacing various Galaxy-branded gear—earbuds, your phone, your smartwatch—Samsung’s new “SmartThings Find” update is a must-have. It’ll help you locate your stuff even if, or when, it isn’t connected to a cellular or wireless signal. Read more...

Updates From Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, X-Files, and More

20Gizmodo / 1h
Neill Marshall wants to bring back Dog Soldiers . Nicolas Cage is fighting theme park robots in a new look at Willy’s Wonderland . A new Green Lantern could sit at the heart of HBO Max’s cosmic DC Comics show. Plus, the final end arrives on Supernatural , and what’s to come on Star Trek: Discovery . Spoilers now! Read more...

Raspberry Pi 400 packs a full computer inside a keyboard

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Makes the Raspberry Pi a true plug-and-play computer

Daimler and Volvo team up to make fuel cells for trucks and generators

100+Engadget / 1h
Daimler and Volvo both believe hydrogen fuel cells have a place alongside pure electric power, and they’re teaming up to ensure that happens. They’re forming a joint venture to develop and sell fuel cell systems. The focus is on heavy-duty trucks (such as Mercedes’ GenH2 concept pictured above), but the two note their technology should be “ideally suited” to tasks like stationary power generators

Pick up a 2TB Samsung T7 portable SSD for only $250

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Samsung’s portable SSDs are often a good choice if you’re looking to add more space to your laptop but want to keep things compact and travel-friendly. Amazon has the newest model, the T7, on sale today only for a record-low price. You can get the 2TB Samsung T7 SSD for $250 , which is more than $100 off its normal price and the same price as the older, 2TB Samsung T5 SSD. Amazon has the blue, gr

Google Pixel 5 teardown video shows off how its wireless charging works and more

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A teardown video of the Pixel 5 shows off all the new features.

Square could buy Credit Karma's tax-preparation business

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Reports claim Square could be about to purchase Credit Karma's tax-preparation division.

AfterShokz OpenMove Review: A Perfect Entry Point for Bone Conduction Headphones

20How-To Geek / 2h
If you haven’t tried bone conduction headphones yet, you should: they’re an excellent way to listen to music or the spoken word while keeping aware of your surroundings. AfterShokz is probably the best-known vendor of these gadgets, and it has a new mid-range set of Bluetooth headphones: the OpenMove. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

The James Webb telescope to be launched into orbit in 2021

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

The debut of the new VW Golf R will take place on 4 November

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The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Masterbuilt's latest Gravity Series smart grill comes with a griddle insert

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Masterbuilt’s Gravity Series line of grills gives you the flavor and flexibility of charcoal in models that also offer WiFi connectivity. Today, the company revealed a third, mid-sized option with a unique twist. The Gravity Series 800 can manage high temperature searing and low-and-slow smoking just like its predecessors, but this grill also comes with a flat-top griddle insert. Simply remove th

How to Hide Most Used Apps in the Start Menu on Windows 10

40How-To Geek / 2h
While using Windows 10, you might see a list of “Most Used” apps in your Start menu. Whether you’d like to simplify to Start menu or conceal the list due to privacy concerns, hiding the most used apps list is easy. Here’s how to do it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Formulas or Code? It’s All Numbers When It Comes to Physics

100+Wired / 2h
People say that computational methods are a separate branch of science, but that’s not really true.

Blast Away Those Winter Blues by Hopping on a ‘Fat Bike’

72Wired / 2h
Designed to conquer the white stuff, this type of bike is the ideal ride for trails of packed snow.

Pornhub says it's reserved for voters only on Election Day

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Pornhub announced today that their site will be reserved exclusively for voters on Election Day, as part of their "Give a F**k, Get a F**k" campaign, a collaboration with creative agency Just for Fun . With the help of performers like Pornhub Brand Ambassador Asa Akira, Domino Presley, and Natassia Dreams, the tube site also launched a social campaign with videos encouraging people to get out the

Dr. Strangenet—or, how I stopped worrying and embraced the WFH IT apocalypse

52Ars Technica / 2h
Enlarge / We all work from home now. We are the cloud. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) We are now a solid two quarters into our new work-from-home bizarro world. Many companies found themselves in a bit of a pickle as workforces went from occasional or limited to everyone all-the-time, throwing up whatever they could provision to allow for remote access and continued productivity (or at le

2021 Mercedes-Benz E450 4MATIC All-Terrain First Drive Review – Perfect Blend

SlashGear / 2h
You can’t accuse Mercedes-Benz of not having tried to woo US drivers with its wagons. That the old E-Series wagon is being replaced in North America by this, the 2021 Mercedes E450 4MATIC All-Terrain, isn’t an admission of failure there, as much as recognition that the auto industry is far from the days of one-size-fits-all. There’s more than one way … Continue reading

Sad: Delta Operates Final Boeing 777 Flight

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Over the weekend Delta Air Lines operated its final Boeing 777 flight. Earlier this year we learned about Delta’s sudden 777 retirement plans due to the pandemic, which is something that would have been unthinkable a year ago. Delta’s final Boeing 777 flight On Saturday, October 31, 2020, Delta operated its final commercial Boeing 777 flight, with the special flight number DL8777 (yes, the last t

Samsung Galaxy S21 release date could be early in order to spite the iPhone 12

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We've been hearing the Samsung Galaxy S21 could launch earlier than expected, and apparently it's to spite the iPhone 12.

ESO shares a close-up image of the Skull Nebula

SlashGear / 2h
I’m sure many people have looked up at the sky and tried to find the constellations over the centuries. Other than the Big Dipper and Little Dipper, most constellations don’t look a lot like the objects they’re supposed to for many people. The ESO has shared a new image from its Very Large Telescope of the Skull Nebula. It doesn’t … Continue reading

Take 20% off LEGO Super Mario Kit Expansions at Amazon

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Save 20% on LEGO Super Mario Expansions | Amazon Read more...

The ogre-faced spider can hear sounds using its legs

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The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Acer Swift 3 Review: The Best Value in Windows Laptops Today

28How-To Geek / 3h
Last month, we published an article about Windows laptops that don’t suck. Among those choices was the Acer Swift 3, and the company hit me up about a review shortly after. Not only does this laptop not suck, but it’s an all around killer Windows machine for the price. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

How to Create and Enable a Swapfile At the Linux Command Line

How-To Geek / 3h
Learning what a sawpfile is and does, you will discover how to create and enable one on your Linux instance. Armed with this knowledge, you will be able to ensure your system does not run out of memory again. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

What Does Schrems 2 Mean For Cloud Computing?

How-To Geek / 3h
The reach of GDPR doesn’t stop at the borders of Europe. Using non-European cloud platforms and Software-as-a-Service from within Europe just got a lot more complicated. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

2021 Infiniti Q60 arrives with higher base prices

SlashGear / 3h
The 2021 Infiniti Q60 remains a carryover from last year’s second-gen model, but it receives a slew of new features in exchange for higher base prices. The ravishing Q60 coupe is still available with rear-wheel-drive (FWD) or all-wheel-drive (FWD) and remains sold in three trim models. The base Infiniti Q60 Pure starts at $41,640 for the RWD version (add $2,000 … Continue reading

Mastercard launches Cyber Secure toolbox to help safeguard businesses

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With businesses facing increasing threats, Mastercard launches AI-powered system to monitor security issues.

Vodafone plans OpenRAN deployment at 2,600 UK mobile sites

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Programme will improve supply chain diversity and help operator cope with Huawei legislation

The best laptops and tablets to give as gifts

100+Engadget / 3h
This year, more than any other, our laptops and tablets are working overtime. They're our gateway to remote work and virtual schooling -- but they're also one of the few ways to safely socialize with friends as we try to rebuild our lost civilization through Zoom meetings. So if someone you know is in need of an upgrade, gifting them a new device could actually have a profound impact on their liv

New on Netflix in November 2020: Every new movie and TV show coming soon

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The Crown season 4 will finally be available on Netflix this November.

Are Parallel Universes Real?

95Gizmodo / 3h
Perhaps there is a world, in a distant galaxy, where I am being paid $6,000 a word to write this introduction. In that world, I’d almost certainly feel compelled to make it as long as possible—to ruminate at length on the philosophical implications of the multiverse, perhaps even write detailed breakdowns of the… Read more...

17 Gifts Ideas for Musicians of All Skill Levels

100Wired / 3h
We’ve found the coolest guitars, pedals, accessories, and more for the special musician in your life.

10 Great iPhone Home Screen Widgets to Get You Started

How-To Geek / 3h
iPhone Home screen widgets have taken the world by storm! Starting with iOS 14, you can now customize your iPhone Home screen with multiple widgets. But how do you do it? Let’s take a look. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Is Argos still open? Your Black Friday lockdown questions answered

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Home delivery, collection in store, Click and Collect – what options are available as Black Friday approaches?

New Mopar Doors-off Mirror Kit for Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator debuts

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Jeeps are some of the most heavily customized vehicles on the roads. Not only does Mopar offer a wide range of factory accessories for the Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator, but there is also a vast amount of aftermarket accessories from third-party companies available as well. However, many Jeep owners prefer to use factory accessories for their vehicles. For those people, … Continue reading

Watch out Chrome, Microsoft Edge just hit an important landmark

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Microsoft Edge keeps stealing Chrome market share, and Internet Explorer clings on.

UK report spotlights the huge investment gap facing diverse founders

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New research looking into how UK VC has been invested over the past decade according to race, gender and educational background makes for grim reading — with all-ethnic teams and female entrepreneurs receiving just a fraction of available funding vs all-white teams and male founders. The finding of baked in bias holds true across all funding stages, per the findings. The report , by the not-for-p

The Morning After: The Raspberry Pi 400 is a keyboard with a PC inside it

100+Engadget / 3h
When it comes to DIY computing, there is no name more recognizable than Raspberry Pi. Since 2012, the Raspberry Pi Foundation has sold more than 36 million of its cheap little ARM-based boards, providing tinkerers everywhere with an easy way to start new computing projects. The only major criticism, if it can be called one, is that putting one together often requires a bunch of parts. In an attem

Raspberry Pi 400 is a cheap PC inside a keyboard

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One of the big challenges during the global pandemic has been finding enough space and computers for entire families to work and learn from home. One of the least expensive ways to acquire another basic desktop PC has been the Raspberry Pi. However, having to build a desktop using the developer board isn’t for everyone. A new product has now … Continue reading

The best TechRadar reads you may have missed

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New iPhones, Amazon Prime Day and more ahead in a bumper week for tech.

Latest DJI Mini 2 leak suggests it will have two key features missing from Mavic Mini

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The DJI Mini 2 is almost here, and the latest of many leaks has hinted that the tiny drone will have two important upgrades.

Google Chat will now let you hide from your needy boss

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Google Chat users will finally be able to set their status to 'away' so they appear offline to others.

How Rock the Vote Became Tok the Vote

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On this week’s Get WIRED podcast, writer Arielle Pardes talks about the world of political TikTok.

Zoom Finally Has End-to-End Encryption. Here's How to Use It

200+Wired / 4h
You can lock down your meetings like never before—even if you have to give up a few features to do so.

FINALLY: New Berlin Brandenburg Airport Opens

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Well, it has finally happened. If there’s one good thing to come out of 2020, it’s Berlin’s long-awaited new airport opening. Berlin’s new airport is finally operational This past weekend the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport (which uses the code “BER”) finally opened, nearly a decade behind schedule. While we’ve known for a few months that this was the plan, I’m sure I’m not alone in my skepticism

AI can detect asymptomatic COVID-19 infections by listening to a cough

MIT AI Covid 19
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MIT has invented a tool that uses artificial intelligence to identify those with asymptomatic COVID-19 infections. Asymptomatic people are the most difficult to detect and can spread the infection without knowing that they have it. Since they are asymptomatic, they are unlikely to seek testing and continue their daily routine unknowingly infecting others. MIT’s research found that despite being a

Baba ka Dhaba: Eatery owner angry with blogger who made him famous

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The owner says the blogger made him a social media celebrity to earn money.

WhatsApp reveals details of its next big upgrade – and you might be disappointed

WhatsApp Messages Feature
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Self-destructing messages are coming soon, but they won't be as flexible as we'd hoped.

Google Pixel Slate owners are reporting serious memory failures

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Google’s Pixel Slate may be on the cusp of a reliability crisis that’ll dwarf the beleaguered slate’s previous hiccups. A report at AndroidPolice says that a handful of users are seeing their file systems shudder into read-only mode, which they say is likely a flash memory failure. If true, then it may mean that Google can’t simply push a software update to remedy the problem, which renders the d

Valorant has added Paytm as a payment method in the game

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Valorant has now added Indian payment option Paytm after 5 months since launching the game.

Your Keyboard’s Media Keys Work in All Modern Web Browsers

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There’s a good chance your keyboard has a Play/Pause key and other media keys like Stop, Next Track, and Previous Track. You can use these keys to control YouTube, Spotify, and other video and music websites in Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

2021 VW Golf R officially debuts on November 4

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German automaker Volkswagen is set to debut the 2021 Golf R this coming November 4, 2020. The new Golf R is the most powerful iteration of the Mk8 Golf. Specific details are scarce at the moment, and VW only provided a single teaser image of the new Golf R. However, we do know a thing or two about VW’s newest … Continue reading

One of Samsung's most affordable smartphones is about to get a successor

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The Samsung Galaxy M02 will be the successor to the Galaxy M01 and will likely to retain the Snapdragon SoC.

Samsung 2020 QLED TV gets another discount in early Black Friday deal

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The Samsung Q70T QLED TV is cheaper than ever, with a $100 / £100 discount ahead of Black Friday.

Zoom is set to eliminate one of the worst aspects of video conferencing

100+TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 4h integration brings live captions to Zoom video conferencing.

Disney’s latest robot creation is both impressive and terrifying

Popular Mechanics / 4h
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New Airline Shopping Portal Bonuses Offer Up To 8,500 Bonus Points

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Online shopping portals can be a great way to pick up additional miles & points for purchases you’d make anyway. Just for following a specific link you can earn bonus points in addition to the ones you’d earn for credit card spending. The number of bonus points you earn per dollar spent varies greatly by retailer , though in addition to those variable bonuses, there are often promotions that are

New Microsoft Surface Pro 8 rumor brings good news and bad news

Surface Pro 8 eBay
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A new rumor about the Surface Pro 8 suggests it could come with some powerful components – but no major design change.

Sky launches full fibre FTTP broadband services

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Sky will use FTTP in areas where it has been deployed

Reader Question: Who’s to blame when partner award flights go wrong?

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Nobody likes it when a trip goes wrong. But what happens when you’re faced with a trip interruption on one airline, booked using the miles from another? TPG reader Jeff wants to know who to contact when a partner award flight goes wrong. Where does the fault lie when something goes wrong on an award flight operated by a partner? i.e., who is obligated to compensate the traveler? My particular pro

Best outdoor heaters for keeping summer going all winter long

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This year has been like no other in many ways, but especially when it comes to how we socialize with each other. Backyard and outdoor socially distanced settings have been an easy and relatively safe way to entertain and catch up with friends but as the fall and winter months loom on the horizon, figuring out a way to continue with outdoor entertaining will involve creative thinking—and a couple

Election Day Game Plan on Social Media: Share Carefully

97NYT > Technology / 5h
Two digital experts for The Times discuss what they anticipate for a busy night and beyond.

Looking for Job Advice? Try TikTok

200+NYT > Technology / 5h
Career coaches are watching their follower counts soar on the short-form video app in the midst of a global recession.

NASA New Horizons spacecraft data measures how thick interstellar medium is

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The only human spacecraft to ever enter interstellar space are the two Voyager spacecraft that traveled more than 30 years to get there. Once well past the orbit of Pluto, where the Sun’s influence ends, the spacecraft entered the zone between stars known as interstellar space. That interstellar space contains remains of the Big Bang and other particles from the … Continue reading

Ubuntu 21.04 will be called Hirsute Hippo - and it arrives sooner than you might think

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Trivia: This will be the third Ubuntu release with the letter H

Don't wait - save 20% off the world's best DNA test kit ahead of Black Friday

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Ancestry Gift Membership makes a great Christmas gift, and you can snap one up early right now.

OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Edition has just launched with a striking design

OnePlus Cyberpunk 2077
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The OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Edition has been launched in China, and it's sporting an eye-catching design.

Get into the festive spirit with the trailer for Netflix's 'Over Christmas'

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If you're feeling like getting into the festive spirit a little earlier this year, you're not the only one. To help you get there is a new Netflix trailer for German Christmas original series Over Christmas . Simply put, it looks like a lot of fun and a great distraction from, ya know, everything. Bastian (Luke Mockridge) is having a hard time. He's going through a tough breakup. His musical care

Intel Rocket Lake CPU leak suggests fight with AMD isn’t over yet

Intel Rocket Lake RLS
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Intel’s 8-core Rocket Lake flagship could leave the current 10-core Comet Lake champ well behind.

Nvidia is offering Call of Duty: Cold War for free with the RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 – if you can find one

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Nvidia is bundling the latest Call Of Duty game with its RTX 3090 and RTX 3080 GPUs

'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater' custom map decks out Hogwarts as a magical skate park

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If you've ever wanted to skate around the Great Hall of Hogwarts, check this out. Redditor Skramblez has created a custom map for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater that turns Harry Potter 's school of witchcraft and wizardry into a skate park. The Great Hall, a classroom that looks like Professor Flitckwick's Charms classroom, a tower that could very well be the Divination Tower, and the surrounding courtya

UK’s Marshmallow raises $30M on a $310M valuation for more ‘inclusive’ car insurance

UK Marshmallow $30M
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When it comes to using algorithms and other formulae to determine what kinds of services you might offer to specific customers and at what price, the insurance industry is one of the oldest in the book. But that legacy position masks the fact that some of its determinations might leave a lot to be desired, with customers who don’t fit typical profiles unable to get competitive rates. Now, a UK st

Starling Bank founder Anne Boden says new book ‘isn’t a memoir’

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Penguin Business describes Starling Bank founder Anne Boden’s “Banking On It” as the “first-hand account of one woman’s quest to rebuild Britain’s broken banking system.” Written with the help of a ghost writer, Boden relates how she came up with the idea to found a challenger bank and the many obstacles she faced along the way. Fewer than 300 pages, the book parachutes the reader immediately int

Ant Group: How it became a financial giant

100+BBC News - Technology / 6h
As China's Ant Group prepares for its stock market debut, we look at how it established its empire.

How to talk to kids and teens about misinformation

100+MIT Technology Review / 6h
Tomorrow is Election Day in the US, which means we’ve reached peak political saturation: Americans are being hit with constant news alerts, a torrent of punditry and campaign ads on television, and even warring yard signs. The stakes are high, and we’re all struggling to figure out what’s fact and what’s fiction. Kids and teens are no different. Being young has never been easy, but it’s especiall

How Amazon’s offsets could exaggerate its progress toward “net zero” emissions

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In April, Amazon announced it would contribute $10 million to a pair of projects designed to pay forest owners across the Appalachian Mountains to manage their lands in ways that capture more carbon dioxide from the air. It is one of the first investments in the retail giant’s $100 million Right Now Climate Fund, an initiative to support the use of “nature-based climate solutions” like forests, g

6 tips for Amazon Black Friday Lightning Deals in 2020

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Here's a mini-explainer on Black Friday Lightning Deals at Amazon this year.

PS5 custom faceplate orders cancelled as Sony takes legal action

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Sony has taken legal action against a company selling custom PS5 faceplates, dashing the hopes of those who want to change the look of the console.

Microsoft Teams chats will soon house up to 1,000 participants

Microsoft Teams 1000
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Microsoft Teams is set to allow up to 1000 participants in a single meeting.

Kitchen steal: This 15-piece cutlery block set from Cuisinart is $20 off

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SAVE $20: Upgrade your kitchen tools with a Cuisinart Classic 15-Piece Cutlery Block Set for $89.99, an 18% savings as of Nov. 2. Do you have one good knife you reach for when cutting literally everything? Do you panic when it's in the dishwasher, and you've got dinner to prep? Been there, done that. We're not judging — but it could be time to level up our cookware accessories and, you know, have

Winter is coming. Get yourself a Slanket.

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TL;DR: Stay warm with the Slanket® blanket with sleeves for $29.99, a 14% savings as of Nov. 2. If 2020 has truly inspired us to do anything, it's to hide under a blanket and never come out. And as we approach what could be a cold winter lockdown, the best thing we can do for ourselves is to invest in the perfect snuggly blanket. While a regular blanket will do just fine, a Slanket is definitely

Bethesda exec thinks Xbox Game Pass will raise the quality bar for games

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Bethesda executive Todd Howard has high hopes for what game subscription services can do for the industry, as Microsoft finalizes its acquisiton of Bethesda parent company Zenimax.

These superb wireless headphones drop to lowest price in early Black Friday deal

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The Philips PH805 are now under $100 / £100 thanks to these fantastic early Black Friday deals from Amazon.

OnePlus 8 Pro deal brings one of the best phones of the year to its lowest ever price

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If you've been looking to pick up one of the best phones of the year at a lower price, Amazon has you covered.

2020 Paris Masters live stream: how to watch ATP tennis online from anywhere today

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Follow our guide to get a 2020 Paris Masters live stream today and watch ATP Tour tennis online, no matter where you are in the world.

Samsung to introduce Exynos 1080 processor on Nov 12

Samsung Exynos 1080
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Samsung is set to unveil Exynos 1080, its first chipset based on the 5nm process, on November 12. It'll be a high-performance processor though it may not be used in the Galaxy S21 series.

This is why SIT Acronis Autonomous racecar crashed during Roborace

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Scientists are using modified drones to predict volcano disruption

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Digital voting trialled in US presidential election

100+BBC News - Technology / 7h
Some US will be voting on their mobile phones and computers but how secure are the systems?

Walmart’s PhonePe zips past Google Pay in India as UPI tops 2B monthly transactions

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UPI, a four-year-old payments infrastructure built by India’s largest banks, surpassed 2 billion transactions last month, exactly a year after hitting the 1 billion monthly transactions milestone. Driving the transactions for UPI — which has become the most popular digital payments method in India thanks to its open architecture that allows interoperability among all participating payments apps —

Vivo V20 SE with a 32-megapixel selfie camera launched in India

Vivo V20 Snapdragon India
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The Vivo V20 SE comes with a Snapdragon 665 SoC coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

Prepare for Night City with the OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Edition that just launched

OnePlus Cyberpunk 2077
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OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 edition has been launched in China featuring a special design to go with the elements of the game.

Raspberry Pi Foundation announces the cute little Raspberry Pi 400

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This is the Atari 400 Raspberry Pi 400. The Raspberry Pi Foundation is launching a new product today — and it’s a brand new device. As you can see on the photo, the Raspberry Pi 400 is a computer integrated in a compact keyboard that costs $70. And it is the easiest way to get started with a Raspberry Pi. If you’re not familiar with the Raspberry Pi, it’s a single-board computer with a lot of con

The Raspberry Pi 400 is a $70 keyboard that's also a computer

Raspberry Pi 400 4
1KEngadget / 8h
In the eight and a bit years since the first model launched , the Raspberry Pi has traditionally been sold as a modular computer. You buy the board separately, attach your own peripherals, insert an SD card and then get to work on your own computing project. The Foundation watched as third-parties — including Kano — built their own all-in-one PC solutions around the Raspberry Pi, leading it to cr

Keep Your Stuff in Shape with This Liquid Plastic Kit

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We all learn, early on, that there’s only so much glue can pull off, or rather, stick on. While there are some truly amazing glues out there , there’s only so much adhesives can achieve, chemically speaking. Fortunately, when that toy snaps or that wire breaks, you’ve got more options than just a tube of superglue. The BONDIC Pro Kit, with extra refills, is 45% off and it will change how you fix

Apple One is now available in India: Here’s how you can sign up

Apple One Malaysia
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The Apple One service offers a subscription to Apple Music, Apple TV⁠+, Apple Arcade, Apple News+, Apple Fitness+ and iCloud.

iPhone 12 Pro People Detection could help keep people safely away

SlashGear / 9h
The phrase “social distancing” or “physical distancing” has been quite common these days as the world continues to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus. That may be easy to do, even if people seem to find it hard to comply with, but that presumes you’re even aware of how near people are. Those with sight impairment might not be … Continue reading

Tinder: Dating-style app tech for brain scan research

200+BBC News - Technology / 9h
Scientists devise ways to improve brain scans by asking the public to sign up for a dating-style app.

Digital payments in India: UPI transactions cross 2-billion mark in Oct

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According to NPCI data, UPI has registered 2.07 billion transactions worth Rs 3,86,106 crore in October. This is 15% and 17.3% surge in volume and value respectively from the numbers of September.

Why Car Insurance Is So Complex, and How to Simplify It

Futurism / 10h
There are as many car insurance policies as there are cars. And drivers. That makes tools like The Zebra , which has been independently serving car insurance quotes from major providers since 2012, crucial to getting the best deal. But what goes into that quote in the first place? Here’s what to know before you click/insure. Your State’s Rules The key built-in cost for any insurance policy is you

Warren gets $1.4 million to help local cloud infrastructure providers compete against Amazon and other giants

Warren Cloud Amazon
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Started as a side project by its founders, Warren is now helping regional cloud infrastructure service providers compete against Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Google and other tech giants. Based in Tallinn, Estonia, Warren’s self-service distributed cloud platform is gaining traction in Southeast Asia, one of the world’s fastest-growing cloud service markets, and Europe. It recently closed a $1.4 milli

PS5 custom faceplate maker cancels orders after Sony legal threats

Sony PlayStation 5
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The PlayStation 5’s unconventional design has proven to be quite divisive. While it is quite the sight to behold, sometimes being likened to a trophy, its enormous size and default vertical orientation may have turned off a few PlayStation fans. And, as always, the console will come only in one default color that opens the door for a third-party customization … Continue reading

Now streaming: Best TV shows and movies this week in Australia (Nov 2-8)

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Our top picks include Gangs of London: Season 1, Wayne: Season 1, and more of The Mandalorian.

Surface Pro 8 prototype with 11th-gen Intel Core i7 sold on eBay

Surface Pro 8 eBay
SlashGear / 11h
It’s not unusual to find prototypes of older or existing devices being sold online but finding one for a soon to be released product is slightly rarer. That is what makes this particular listing of an alleged Surface Pro 8, a device due to debut next year, a bit intriguing, especially with the hardware it packs. Unfortunately, the listing also … Continue reading

Realme X7 might launch in India later this year

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Realme is soon expected to launch its new X7 series devices in India. The Realme X7 and Realme X7 Pro are already available in China.

This is how WhatsApp's disappearing messages will work

WhatsApp Messages Feature
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WhatsApp has released important details about a much-anticipated feature: Disappearing messages. But alas, there is no info about the date of its formal rollout.

iPhone 12 may be repairable but only by Apple

iPhone 12 Pro Apple
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iFixit tore down an iPhone 12 and Phone 12 Pro not too long after they launched and give it a slightly positive score. That, however, is based only on factual and technical merits and it may be considering changing its recommendation after post-teardown issues surfaced. While the iPhone 12 may be relatively easy to repair because of its modularity, Apple … Continue reading

Worried about security? This could be the best cloud storage deal right now for you

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NordLocker is offering its end-to-end file encryption service at a discount.

Qualcomm Want to Marry Mesh with Wi-Fi 6 to Make Your Home Internet Suck Less

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As more adults transition to working from home and kids transition to at-home learning, it is more important than ever to have a fast Wi-Fi connection at home. And as many have experienced, their current setup isn’t that great. Qualcomm’s latest solution aims to solve this by combining mesh networking with the latest Wi-Fi 6 and 6E standards. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Samsung and Stanford's 10,000PPI newOLED Display Could Revolutionize VR

44How-To Geek / 12h
Fans of VR often complain about the “screen door” effect, where the unlit space between each pixel creates the sensation that you’re looking through a mesh. But Samsung and Stanford could eliminate the “screen door” with experimental newOLED technology. NewOLED tech supports resolutions up to 10,000PPI—an outrageous pixel density that’s perfect for VR applications. Read This Article on Review Gee

Tencent claims record 100M daily users on mobile game Honor of Kings

Tencent Kings Daily
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At its five-year anniversary gala graced by celebrities, esports stars and orchestras, Tencent’s mobile game Honor of Kings said it has crossed 100 million daily active users. The title has not only broken user records but generated other unprecedented accomplishments along the way. For one, it consistently ranks among the top-grossing mobile games worldwide, jostling with PUBG Mobile made by ano

Startup brands like the shoe company Thousand Fell are bringing circular economics to the fashion industry

100+TechCrunch / 12h
Thousand Fell , the environmentally conscious, direct-to-consumer shoe retailer which launched last November, has revealed the details of the recycling program that’s a core component of its pitch to consumers. The company, which has now