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Van Jones' moving reaction to Joe Biden's presumed election win pretty much says it all

19KMashable / 4h
Nailed it. In the breathless moments after major networks called the 2020 election for presumed President-elect Joe Biden, the response from CNN's Van Jones stands out. He was moved to tears and silence as he collected himself, describing his feelings on a Biden win after four years of divisive, toxic rhetoric from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. "It's easier to be a parent this morning," Jones began,

Voters rejecting the war on drugs is a win for public health

5KArs Technica / 9h
Enlarge / On Tuesday, Washington, DC, voted to decriminalize psilocybin, and Oregon’s voters approved two landmark reform measures—Measure 109, which legalizes psilocybin therapies, and Measure 110, which decriminalizes personal possession of drugs, including cocaine, methamphetamine, and opioids. (credit: Getty Images) As election night ended in the United States, people went to bed still wonder

What’s next for airlines now that Joe Biden is president-elect of the US

The Points Guy / 32min
Joe Biden is president-elect of the U.S. four days after Americans went to the polls to elect their new president. Biden’s election comes amid the coronavirus pandemic that has laid the travel industry bare. U.S. airlines have involuntarily furloughed tens-of-thousands of staff as they continue to hemorrhage millions of dollars a day. Hotels across the country have closed their doors and those th

Cold War-era Berlin Tegel airport closes its doors after 60 years

The Points Guy / 25min
Sunday is a sad day for many Berliners. The city’s historic Cold War-era airport, Tegel (TXL), shuts its doors for good with a final Air France departure at 3 p.m. local time. Long-delayed Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), which opened on Oct. 31 , will handle all flights to and from the German capital. The closure of Tegel is bittersweet to many locals. Despite a terminal that often felt like a

Weekly Review: November 7, 2020

One Mile at a Time / 25min
Happy weekend! What a week it has been, eh? The weather is getting cold here in Berlin, but at least it has been sunny, for those relatively few hours of daylight. Who am I kidding, though, I spent most of the week glued to the TV. Thanks to John King and the “magic wall” for teaching me more about the geography of Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, and Pennsylvania, than I ever needed to know. On the poi

Snag This 43-inch TCL Smart LED Roku TV for Only $190

Gizmodo / 50min
TCL 43" 1080p LED Roku Smart TV | $190 | Amazon Read more...

SpaceX can soon offer Starlink's satellite internet to Canadians

59Engadget / 50min
SpaceX may soon start offering Starlink’s satellite internet service to Canadians. The country’s regulators — the Innovation, Science and Economic Development department, in particular — have granted the company’s request for regulatory approval, allowing it to offer beta access to the high-speed internet network provided by Starlink’s satellite constellation. . @SpaceX is joining the effort to h

This company combats ID fraud by analyzing how you type; it's now free and unlimited

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Behavioural biometrics company TypingDNA has launched a new free version of its authentication solution.

Nasal spray might prevent COVID-19 infections

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Many hopes for a return to a semi-normal life after COVID-19 revolve around vaccines , but those injections have limits — they’re harder to deploy in low-income and rural areas where there’s no guarantee of easy distribution. Science may offer a more accessible alternative, though. Columbia University researchers have developed a nasal spray that has successfully prevented COVID-19 infections in

Walmart Black Friday deals: this Respawn gaming chair is now under $150

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Walmart's Black Friday deals are dropping this Respawn gaming chair down below $150, but hurry this offer won't last long.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Is Still on Pace to Get a Spooky Sequel

56Gizmodo / 1h
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark was a compelling cavalcade of phobias and monstrosities , but there’s plenty of room for a sequel to up the ante. And it turns out that sequel is still happening, and looking to be even more faithful to the source material. Read more...

Inside Madrid’s finest luxury hotel, which just opened in the middle of a global pandemic

The Points Guy / 1h
I’ve been watching construction on the Four Seasons Madrid progress for several years. Today, the hotel is open, standing regally in the center of Spain’s historic capital. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter . When I moved to Madrid in 2008, the massive building that’s now home to the Four Seasons (it’s actually a complex of seven connected bu

Weekend eye candy: the new supercar exhibit at the Petersen Museum

38Ars Technica / 2h
Supercars: A Century of Spectacle and Speed is a new exhibit at the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles. [credit: The Petersen Museum ] Identifying the world's first supercar is harder than it sounds. The problem—to me at least—is that there's no universally agreed-upon definition of what a supercar actually is. If you'd asked me yesterday I'd have probably said Lamborghini, when it introduced the Miu

Best Buy's Black Friday laptop deals feature a $400 off HP Spectre x360, plus more

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Don't miss Best Buy's Black Friday laptop deals - ending Sunday - there are awesome options for all budgets.

Family Flies Home After Hawaii Rejects Negative Covid Test. When They Landed, Hawaii Said Oops.

31View from the Wing / 2h
CVS Pharmacy is a trusted partner for Hawaii, and one San Diego family got their CVS test prior to travel. They arrived in Hawaii, presented their negative results, and were sent to quarantine anyway. Facing the prospect of 14 days of quarantine, they decided to fly home. Once the family arrived back in California they got an email from Hawaii acknowledging the mistake and inviting them to leave

'Fortnite' promo offers two months of Disney+ if you spend real money

85Engadget / 2h
The rumors were true: Epic Games is sweetening the pot for Fortnite players willing to buy cosmetic items. As The Verge reports , Epic is launching a promotion that gives you two months of free Disney+ service if you spend real money in Fortnite , including purchases for (but not using) V-Bucks. The offer covers any outlays you’ve made between November 6th at 10AM Eastern through the end of 2020,

What to Do If a Friend Comes to You With an Exciting New (MLM) Opportunity

55Lifehacker / 2h
Your phone buzzes, letting you know about a new message, and you glance down to see a notification from a friend from high school. It’s been ages since you’ve heard from them, and immediately open their message out of sheer curiosity. Read more...

The gig economy, cannabis and car data are tech-election winners in 2020

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Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7 a.m. PT). Subscribe here . The US is settling in for some new form of national gridlock, but state and local propositions are busy defining how technology businesses will be allowed to work (legally) in the US. Policies on topics as broad as customer usage and employment or as

Colin Firth to Face Down the Undead in New York Will Eat You Alive

100+Gizmodo / 2h
If there’s a zombie apocalypse, Colin Firth is in trouble. Zombies don’t care how dapper you are, after all. Read more...

Score early Black Friday deals on these ten gadgets

40Engadget / 2h
Black Friday is less than a month away and your inner shopper is beginning to stir. Although you'll certainly come across fantastic deals on gadgets on the 27th of November, you don't need to wait until then to get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping — for your loved ones or yourself. There's something on this list for everyone, from smartwatches and wireless headphones to DIY kits and electric

Facebook puts groups on 'probation' for repeatedly spreading disinformation

Facebook Stop the Steal
300+Engadget / 3h
Facebook’s post-election crackdown on groups is extending beyond bans. The company told the Washington Post that it’s now putting political and social groups on probation if they repeatedly violate community standards. If Facebook makes that call for a given group, administrators and moderators will have to approve each post for the next 60 days. There won’t be a way to appeal. The social network

Incredible Apple Watch SE deal brings the price below $230 ahead of Black Friday

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This early Black Friday deal has taken $50 off the Apple Watch SE at a variety of retailers.

Top laptop deal: HP Envy x360 gets one of the best early Black Friday price cuts

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Walmart has just posted this fantastic laptop deal - get $200 off a HP Envy x360

Study links COVID-19 symptoms to onset and worsening of tinnitus

SlashGear / 3h
Tinnitus, a common issue in which people hear ‘ringing’ in their ears or head without an external source, may be exacerbated by the novel coronavirus behind COVID-19, according to a new study. COVID-19 has been linked to a number of symptoms, including neurological ones like loss of smell, and some of these symptoms persist for weeks or months after the … Continue reading

The FTC may sue Facebook over antitrust violations by late November

100+Engadget / 3h
The FTC may have narrowed down the time frame for an antitrust lawsuit against Facebook . Politico sources claim the Commission is “likely” to sue Facebook before November is over. It might not be the quick, public legal battle some would hope for, though. Officials are reportedly leaning toward an “internal” case that would put the matter in front of an administrative law judge rather than letti

These cheap wireless earbuds for $20 are a must-buy from Walmart's Black Friday sale

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Need some cheap wireless earbuds for your gym bag? These early Black Friday deals are an easy win.

8 myths about being a pilot, debunked

The Points Guy / 4h
Even after 15 years in the job, it still amazes me the number of myths that still seem to circulate around being a pilot and how aircraft work in general. According to some of the stories, we all get free flights, have perfect vision and don’t suffer from jet lag as badly as passengers. Some of these are true, others less so. Here are eight of the most common myths about being a pilot, explained.

Wow: Chase Sapphire Preferred 80K Bonus (Ends November 8)

100+One Mile at a Time / 4h
In mid-September, an incredible best-ever bonus was rolled out on the $95 annual fee Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card , which is oh-so-worth it for anyone who is eligible. If you’ve been considering this card but haven’t yet applied, the clock is ticking, and this is your last chance. The offer is only available through November 8, meaning you have just a day remaining. Chase Sapphire Preferred 80K

Google Photos premium features may expand with paid editing tools

Google Photos Color Pop
20SlashGear / 4h
It seems Google Photos will get new editing features in an upcoming version, but they may be locked behind a paywall, at least based on reports from some users. The company has been slowly adding premium features to its Photos app, the most recent being a premium subscription feature for getting monthly photo prints. Details about the new feature come … Continue reading

6 new TV shows and movies on Netflix, Disney Plus, HBO and more this weekend

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Highlights of what to stream this weekend, including Titans on HBO Max and Into the Spider-Verse on Netflix.

Man Spends 15 Nights At Hotel, Charges Meals For Friends, Has No Money

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In the U.S. you generally check into a hotel, provide a credit card, and many guests don't check out. It's polite to let the hotel know you're leaving so they can clean and turn over your room for the next guest as early as possible. However about the only selfish reason to check out usually is to make sure you get a copy of the bill. In many parts of the world, including Asia, checking out is fa

Former historic Braniff flight attendant dorm being turned into new luxury hotel in Dallas

50The Points Guy / 4h
Love the jet-age vibe of the TWA Hotel at New York’s JFK airport? Get ready to pack your bags to do it again only this time with a Texas twang. Plans are afoot to restore the former Braniff International Hostess College building in Dallas as a new luxury hotel for avgeeks and mid-century design buffs alike. The new hotel will feature 75 luxury rooms featuring Braniff’s jet-age design themes, acco

BioWare's beloved Mass Effect trilogy is coming to PS5, Xbox Series X

Mass Effect L. Edition
25Mashable / 5h
It may be a while before we see a properly new Mass Effect after the unfortunate disaster of 2017's Andromeda , but the series' greatest hits are coming back for more. As part of its annual N7 festivities – a Mass Effect-themed celebration that happens on Nov. 7 – BioWare announced that the long-rumored re-release of the original trilogy is actually happening. It's coming in 2021 with all the ori

Saturday's Best Deals: TCL 43" Roku LED TV, The Legend of Zelda Switch Cases, Vintage-Inspired Area Rugs, Disney Funko Pops and Toys, Quip Metal Electric Toothbrushes, and More

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A TCL 43" 1080p LED Roku smart tv and an Amazon sale on Disney Funko Pops, toys, and other items lead Saturday’s best deals. Read more...

Saturday's Best Deals: TCL 43" Roku LED TV, The Legend of Zelda Switch Cases, Vintage-Inspired Area Rugs, Disney Funko Pops and Toys, Quip Metal Electric Toothbrushes, and More

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A TCL 43" 1080p LED Roku smart tv and an Amazon sale on Disney Funko Pops, toys, and other items lead Saturday’s best deals. Read more...

Hitting the Books: What really goes into your artisanal cheese

61Engadget / 5h
Keep your white picket fences and 2.5 suburban-raised children, there is nothing more American that tearing into an individually-wrapped slice of hyper-processed, luminescently orange milk-derived consumption commodity. But American is not the only variety of national cheese, not by a long shot — our country is chock full of independent creameries busy every day converting millions of liters of c

7 ways for an AvGeek to keep occupied during a pandemic

The Points Guy / 5h
England is back in lockdown and with climbing COVID numbers, the U.S. may not be far behind. If you’ve had enough banana bread and Zoom quizzes to last you until at least 2030, then we’ve put together some AvGeek-themed ideas to keep you distracted during the pandemic. 1. Treat yourself to a remote control plane Grown-ups are just big kids at heart, right? Why not combine your inner child and AvG

BioWare confirms there's a new Mass Effect game in development

Mass Effect L. Edition
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BioWare has confirmed that the Mass Effect trilogy will be remastered and released in 2021 while a new game is in development.

How to Use Memoji Stickers on iPhone and iPad

20How-To Geek / 5h
Recording and sending Memoji videos is quite fun. But did you know that Apple automatically creates a sticker pack for every Memoji character? It’s like Bitmoji but even better. Here’s how to use Memoji stickers on iPhone and iPad. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

'Pac-Man' Arrives On Your TV With AtGames' New Micro Console

36How-To Geek / 5h
Retro games for your TV are all the rage, and AtGames made its name in that realm. The company specializes in “micro consoles” that plug into your tv and play a host of games. Now, one of the AtGame’s earlier takes on the concept is back. The $30 Bandai Namco Arcade Blast! Console sports Pac-Man and nine other Bandai games. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Games of the Generation: Divinity: Original Sin 2, a future-gazing old-school RPG masterpiece

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Divinity: Original Sin 2 is one of the best RPGs ever made, and for good reason

Mopar launches Hellcrate Redeye Crate Engine

Mopar Hellcrate Redeye
SlashGear / 5h
Mopar has announced something that anyone with a big-budget working on an engine swap for a vehicle manufactured before 1976 should know about. Mopar is now selling the 807 horsepower Hellcrate Redeye Supercharged HEMI crate engine. The engine is specifically intended for pre-1976 street and off-road vehicles. The Hellcrate Redeye engine produces 807 horsepower and 717 pound-foot of torque. To …

A new 'Mass Effect' game is in development alongside a remastered trilogy

Mass Effect L. Edition
400+Engadget / 5h
The rumors of more Mass Effect were true, and then some. BioWare has revealed that it’s not only working on the long-expected remaster of the original trilogy, Mass Effect Legendary Edition , but that the “next chapter of the Mass Effect universe” (that is, a new game) is in development. Legendary Edition will boast 4K resolution support, higher frame rates and “beautiful visual enhancements.” Th

BioWare confirms Mass Effect remaster in 2021, new Mass Effect later

Mass Effect L. Edition
300+Ars Technica / 5h
Enlarge (credit: BioWare) BioWare today confirmed one of the worst-kept secrets in video games: an HD remaster of the Mass Effect trilogy will be coming to Xbox and PlayStation consoles, as well as PC, in 2021. The company also surprised fans, however, by announcing that an all-new Mass Effect game is additionally in the works. BioWare general manager Casey Hudson revealed the news in a post on t

Mysterious billion-dollar transaction sees dormant bitcoin wallet return from the dead

Bitcoin US Silk Road
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A wallet containing nearly $1 billion dollars' worth of bitcoin has been mysteriously emptied after lying dormant for five years.

Netflix is testing a more traditional TV channel approach in France

Netflix Linear France
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If you're in France you'll be able to tune into Netflix Direct this month, a programmed showcase of content.

Ski season has begun — here’s what it’s like to hit the slopes in a pandemic

The Points Guy / 5h
It’s been a long, hard road from the time when ski resorts across Colorado and beyond shut down early for the season on March 14 until now. So much has changed, plenty has been learned, but also, much has blessedly stayed the same. And after skiing opening day on Nov. 6 as a guest of Keystone in Colorado, the first of Vail’s 34 mountain resorts to open this season, it’s clear that the core, timel

The Milky Way may be full of Earth-like planets

22SlashGear / 6h
The results of a new study have been published, and the researchers found exoplanet data suggests there could be at least 300 million potentially habitable planets in the Milky Way. The scientists found that about half of the sun-like stars in the Milky Way could be home to Earth-like planets. Researchers have long believed that the best chance of discovering … Continue reading

Look to the skies next week to view the Taurids meteor shower

20SlashGear / 6h
Amateur astronomers and skywatchers need to have their eyes on the heavens next week as the Taurid meteor shower could result in some impressive fireballs. Fireballs are a technical term for extremely bright meteors streaking through the atmosphere. For those unfamiliar, the Taurids are split into the Northern Taurids and the Southern Taurids. Both are the result of debris left … Continue reading

Walmart Black Friday deals: this Gourmia air fryer is now just $49

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Walmart's Black Friday deals are offering up excellent low prices on must-have kitchen accessories.

What Is Google Stadia?

How-To Geek / 6h
Google Stadia is a cloud video game service that offers AAA titles that can be played on just about any screen you own. Stadia offers free and premium subscription options, both of which a growing number of titles to choose from. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

The Morning After: PlayStation 5 review

100+Engadget / 6h
One day after our review of the new Xboxes, we’re back with impressions of the PlayStation 5, and surprise, it’s also very good at playing great looking games in 4K . However, as Devindra Hardawar explains, the details are where comparisons get tricky. The PS5’s huge frame and odd shape make its stand truly necessary, but on the plus side, it has impressive exclusive titles available right away t

theillustratedmagazine: Blue Book, 52 (1), November 1930, p. 67

Music, Arts & Literature / 6h
theillustratedmagazine : Blue Book , 52 (1), November 1930, p. 67

Gigantic 2000 pound great white shark spotted near Miami

SlashGear / 6h
One of the biggest great white sharks in the world is a female named Unama’ki. The massive shark was tagged in Nova Scotia in September and is 15 feet five inches long, with a weight of 2076 pounds. The shark is the second-largest great white ever tagged by Ocearch, a nonprofit organization that tags and tracks large marine animals. While … Continue reading

Early Black Friday deal: the Acer 32-inch curved gaming monitor is nearly $100 off

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This 32-inch curved gaming monitor from Acer is $94 off over at Walmart

Three's current SIM only deals will take some beating this Black Friday

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Three leads the way across multiple data points - again. But can the king of SIM only deals be dethroned this year?

I tried the Lily Allen x Womanizer sex toy and um OK wow!

38Mashable / 6h
Womanizer Liberty by Lily Allen $117 View Product The Good Six intensity settings • Fancy air technology innovation • Mindblowing suction and massage sensation • Can use it in the bath and shower The Bad A little pricey The Bottom Line This clitoral suction vibrator is pretty impressive — from its chic pink and orange design, to its use of gentle air waves to give you a contact free orgasm. ⚡ Mas

Passenger Steals Flight Attendant’s Meal, Breaks Lavatory Door, Urinates in Seat

100+View from the Wing / 6h
A man and his son were flying from Larnaca, Cyprus to Mancester, U.K. on British holiday airline Jet2. The father became aggressive with another passenger after being asked to wear his face mask. The men yelled at flight attendants and followed them into the galley, threatened to drag one of the cabin crew off the plane and also to urinate on other passengers. And it all started out over a flight

The Porsche Taycan is so popular in the US that it helped Porsche recover

SlashGear / 7h
2020 has been a terrible year for automotive manufacturers as the pandemic shuttered production and closed dealerships in much of the world. That has left many automakers struggling with layoffs and the closure of manufacturing facilities permanently. Porsche has a bright spot in the US with its new all-electric sports car called the Taycan. Porsche CEO Oliver Blume recently had … Continue readin

Major hotel CEOs make the case for more federal aid, look to the future

The Points Guy / 7h
In case you didn’t hear, we had (well, actually, are still having) an election here in the U.S. this week. While the outcome isn’t yet a foregone conclusion, it looks like the country may find itself with a divided government, meaning each party controls different facets of the system. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter . To a group of major h

These Airports Now Offer On-Site COVID Testing

56Lifehacker / 7h
Air travel during the holiday season can be stressful, so if you have the option of flying out of or through a few different airports, you may want to consider their amenities before booking your flight. In any other year, this might involve looking into the availability of lounges, or checking out the restaurants in… Read more...

How Baldur’s Gate III devs are crafting the definitive Dungeons & Dragons video game

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We talk to the team behind Baldur’s Gate III on how they are approaching the iconic series.

Black Friday deal alert: the Roku Ultra LT is on sale for just $48 at Walmart

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Walmart's Black Friday deals have arrived and we've spotted the powerful Roku Ultra LT on sale for just $48.

SpaceX Crew Dragon “Resilience” is fueled up and ready for launch

SpaceX Crew Resilience
28SlashGear / 7h
SpaceX is gearing up for its historic Crew-1 trip to the ISS to deliver astronauts to the orbiting research station. The Crew Dragon capsule that will be used for the mission has been dubbed “Resilience” and is currently scheduled to launch with astronauts aboard to the ISS later this month. SpaceX delivered the spacecraft to its hangar at Kennedy Space … Continue reading

fravery: Aldemir Martins - family of cats

Music, Arts & Literature / 7h
fravery : Aldemir Martins - family of cats

Free Guy movie starring Ryan Reynolds won’t hit theaters as planned

SlashGear / 7h
The upcoming comedy movie Free Guy starring Ryan Reynolds won’t hit theaters next month as originally planned — and you already know why. The pandemic has caused movie theater closures in various places at various times around the world, with some cities currently allowing operation in limited ways and others shutting down cinemas entirely. The movie industry has been hit … Continue reading

The Best VR Headsets You Can Get Right Now

Gizmodo / 7h
In the short time since Oculus and HTC basically ushered modern consumer VR into existence, VR HMDs (aka VR headsets) have come a long way from the big, bulky contraptions with low resolutions we first saw in 2016. But now, not only is there a huge library of VR games and experiences, there’s a wide range of headsets… Read more...

Keep Your Toes Warm And Spruce Up Your Space With Up to 30% Off a Wide Variety of Rugs

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Save Up to 30% Off Select Area Rugs | Amazon Read more...

How to Apply for a Job That Pays $9K to Browse the Internet for 2 Weeks

100+Lifehacker / 7h
It’s far too easy to pick up your phone or open your laptop just to look something up quickly, and somehow spend hours on end scrolling through real estate listings of properties you’ll never buy or flights to places you won’t be visiting anytime soon, or deep in some obscure history rabbit hole. Then, once you… Read more...

Surprise: Pixel 5 Automatically Becomes a Wireless Charger when Plugged In

21How-To Geek / 7h
Reverse wireless charging is a neat trick, seen on a few high-end phones that have both Qi-powered wireless charging and a big enough battery to occasionally share. But Google’s latest Pixel goes one step further: if you plug it into power the old-fashioned way, it automatically becomes a conventional wireless charging pad. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

How to Remove Contact Suggestions From the Share Sheet on iPhone and iPad

How-To Geek / 7h
By default, your iPhone and iPad suggest a list of people whenever you tap the Share button. It’s easy to share things accidentally. Starting with iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, you can remove suggested contacts from the Share sheet. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

United drops premium service lie-flats from Boston; will it return?

24The Points Guy / 7h
There’s no better way to fly domestically than on the transcon from the New York area to Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the years leading up to the pandemic, the Big 3, as well as JetBlue, all offered lie-flat business-class seating on these routes. Plus, premium-cabin flyers could expect multi-course meals, amenity kits, proper bedding and more. While United’s best product — the “new” Polaris

MOM Air: Iceland’s New Joke Of An Airline

100+One Mile at a Time / 8h
There are a couple of low cost carriers that are already in the process of being formed in Iceland, and now there’s a third one. Well, at least that’s the claim. MOM Air, Iceland’s new super low cost carrier A website was recently published for MOM Air, which claims to be a new Icelandic super low cost carrier. According to the company’s website, long-term financing has already been secured, with

Nadal vs Zverev live stream: how to watch Paris Masters 2020 semi-final from anywhere

Zverev Live Stream NFL
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Rafa is just one win away from the final, so follow our guide to get a Nadal vs Zverev live stream and watch ATP tennis from the Paris Masters online today.

How American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts can land you elite-like benefits at top hotels

The Points Guy / 8h
Last summer, I had an opportunity to experience something extraordinary — the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, a few miles outside of Phoenix . There was only one catch: midday temperatures easily exceeded 110 degrees, making some quality pool time an absolute must. I don’t care if it’s a million degrees… I think I’m in love with Scottsdale in Summer. — Za

Watch: Police Chase A Honda On The Van Nuys Airport Runway As Driver Waves Out Window And Roof

View from the Wing / 8h
Two police cars followed a Honda that stormed onto the runway at the Van Nuys airport on Friday. The driver moved erratically while waving one hand out the sunroof, another out the side window. Maybe he was steering with his knees, or not steering at all. When the driver was finally caught around 9 a.m. he “cooperated with officers, but also rambled about being followed by the government and the

The Best PlayStation 4 Exclusives to Buy Before the PlayStation 5

24How-To Geek / 8h
With the PlayStation 5 right around the corner, we can look forward to plenty of great games. But before that, let’s look back at the PlayStation 4’s library and go over the best PS4 exclusives from the console that you should definitely play—whether it’s on the original hardware or your shiny new PlayStation 5. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

What's the cheapest way to get iPhone 12 Mini deals on pre-order?

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iPhone 12 Mini deals have landed but what is the cheapest option available if you're looking to pre-order?

7 Amazon Prime Video movies you might've missed

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A selection of hidden gems you can stream on Amazon Prime Video in the US and UK.

Beyond the court: why NBA 2K21 on Xbox Series X and PS5 has an open-world City

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2K Sports discusses the new opportunities that next-gen consoles offer when upgrading the current-gen version of NBA 2K21.

First major modular nuclear project having difficulty retaining backers

300+Ars Technica / 8h
Enlarge / NuScale's reactor-in-a-can. (credit: NuScale) Earlier this year, the US took a major step that could potentially change the economics of nuclear power: it approved a design for a small, modular nuclear reactor from a company called NuScale. These small reactors are intended to overcome the economic problems that have ground the construction of large nuclear plants to a near halt. While

Yes, You Should Be Using Apple Pay or Google Pay

200+Wired / 8h
Hear us out: Paying with a smartphone is actually more secure and more efficient than using a credit card.

A Plan to Save Appalachia's Wild Ginseng

200+Wired / 8h
American ginseng is imperiled by overharvesting. Locals are racing to preserve the plant—and its economic potential, through “forest farming.”

Easy Way To Maximize Rakuten New Member Bonus

89One Mile at a Time / 9h
Through December 25, 2020, Rakuten is offering the best refer-a-friend-bonus I ever recall seeing: If you refer a friend to Rakuten and they spend $40, then both the person referring and the person being referred receive $40 In order to be eligible, the person being referred needs to make a purchase within 90 days While I’ve written about this promotion before , in this post I wanted to highlight

Fortnite OG ‘throwback’ default pickaxe returns: How to claim the free item

SlashGear / 9h
The original default Fortnite pickaxe is back due to popular demand. Amid the many details it has provided on what players can expect from the game on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, Epic dropped a note about its ‘throwback’ item, giving players the chance to pick up the classic pickaxe that used to be provided to all players … Continue reading

13 Best Weekend Deals on Gaming, Home, and Audio Gear

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Take your mind off cable news and plunk down with a new, discounted gaming mouse or tablet.

The Best Shoes I've Ever Worn Are Hardly Shoes at All

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Xero's Z-Trail sandals are the shoes I've been seeking—literally—for my entire life.

Amazing: Use Alaska Airlines Wallet Funds To Buy Miles At 1 Cent Each

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Several airlines have allowed customers to convert cancelled ticket values into miles. The most useful so far for U.S. members has been the ability to transfer flight credits to miles with Southwest Airlines . Alaska Airlines though has the most lucrative conversion offer to date but it's only available through November 13. Continue reading ...

China sends 'world's first 6G' test satellite into orbit

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The satellite is meant to trial new technology expected to be many times faster than 5G.

iPhone 13 tipped to feature a major camera upgrade

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One of the most well-informed Apple analysts makes some predictions about what the iPhone 13 will bring.

You've never heard the Windows XP startup music sound like this

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Windows XP, aka the operating system that people and corporations just won’t let go of even though they really should , has more to contribute to the world than occasional malware outbreaks . While so far it hasn’t been as celebrated as, say, Windows 95 , the OS will never leave popular culture when it’s been everywhere for almost two decades. MESSAGE ME HIT ME UP ON MSN, I WANNA BE MORE THAN FRI

Before Mac OS X: What Was NeXTSTEP, and Why Did People Love It?

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Launching with Steve Jobs’ NeXT Computer in 1988, NeXTSTEP advanced desktop operating systems. It became the technological bedrock for Apple’s macOS, iOS, and others. Let’s look at what was so special about NeXTSTEP. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

When is The Mandalorian season 2 episode 3 released on Disney Plus?

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When is the next episode of The Mandalorian season 2? Here's when you can stream season 2, episode 3 on Disney Plus.

Garmin Vivomove 3 vs Garmin Vivoactive 4

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The Vivomove and Vivoactive might look similar, but they're two very different watches under the surface.

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go review: Goldilocks and the three SKUs

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Enlarge / The Surface Laptop Go is made for those who want a smaller and more affordable Surface PC. (credit: Jeff Dunn) What is the point of a Surface device? The latest model in Microsoft’s line of Windows PCs, the Surface Laptop Go , forces buyers to confront why they want a Surface machine in the first place. Much like the Surface Go series of two-in-one tablets, the Surface Laptop Go aims fo

Four best designed phones of 2020 anyone would fall for

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Smartphones will come and go but only a few will leave their mark when remembered years down the line. Although coronavirus pandemic disrupted virtually everything on this planet, that didn’t hold back smartphone makers from experimenting with mainstream phone designs that shout out loud thanks to their unique look and functionality. Putting together a form factor that’s not only distinct … Conti

Alaska Airlines’ Incredible Offer To Convert Wallet Funds Into Miles

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Alaska Airlines has brought back its lucrative promotion to convert ticket credits into Mileage Plan miles. This promotion was first offered about a month ago, and is now being offered once again. Generate Mileage Plan miles for one cent each Alaska Airlines is offering an incentive to Mileage Plan members who have wallet balances (this is where credit goes from unused tickets): Members can conve

Windows 10 has a new bug that’s crashing PCs with Thunderbolt ports

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Windows 10 has hit another stumbling block which means that some users are blocked from upgrading the OS.

Kohl's finally dropped its 2020 Black Friday ad — and it was worth the wait

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Kohl's released its 2020 Black Friday ad on Nov. 6, kicking off its holiday sale with a handful of early deals (including the following three) that are live online and in stores through Nov. 10: BEST AUDIO DEAL: Beats Powerbeats Pro Totally Wireless Earphones — $199.99 (save $50) + $60 Kohl's Cash BEST SMART HOME DEAL: Amazon Echo Show 8 — $64.99 (save $65) + $15 Kohl's Cash BEST HOME AND KITCHEN

Cyberpunk 2077 OnePlus 8T and 5 other downright weird special edition phones

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Special edition phones just had a new entry from OnePlus with the Cyberpunk 2077 edition, and here are five other strange options.

Build your own Tesla coil with this cool DIY kit

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TL;DR: Relive the science fair with the DIY Tesla Music Coil Kit , on sale for $399.99 as of Nov. 7. Do you see stars, lights, and more whenever you hear music play? Now you can bring what you see in your head to life with the DIY Tesla Music Coil Kit . This kit contains everything you need to build your own Tesla music coil at home: the full music coil kit, an SD card interrupter with SD playbac

Get hip to the world of robotics and Raspberry Pi with a $50 bundle

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TL;DR: Learn to build your own smart home devices and robots with the Ultimate Raspberry Pi and ROS Robotics Developer Super Bundle , on sale for $49.99 as of Nov. 7. With a little bit of training, even a total amateur can build things like home automation devices, robots, and more. Get started with the Ultimate Raspberry Pi and ROS Robotics Developer Super Bundle . The training packs 15 extensiv

Save 30% on a solar-powered backup camera for your car

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TL;DR: Get wireless parking assistance from the FenSens Smart Wireless Solar-Powered Backup Camera , on sale for $169.99 as of Nov. 7. Even your hand-me-down Honda from a decade ago can have the parking assistance built into newer models. The FenSens Smart Wireless Backup Camera is especially unique: It's solar powered. This 1080p HD camera delivers high-quality digital images and videos. Use it

Charge your laptop and your phone with this power bank on sale

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TL;DR: Avoid dead devices with this Universal 63W USB-C fast charging power bank , on sale for $59.95 as of Nov. 7. If your devices always run out of battery life at the least convenient moments, consider investing in the Universal 63W USB-C fast charging power bank . This power bank can charge up to three gadgets at once (including your laptop and phone) with the bank's type-C 63W port and cable

25 charging cables on sale to replace the one you'll inevitably lose

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With every iPhone purchase comes a short, flimsy charging cable that you're all but guaranteed to lose. Sure, it'll keep the lights on, but it's nothing to write home about. You'll be onto the next cable in no time. Whether you need an unbreakable braided cord, a charger that's more than three feet long, or something that can charge three devices at once, this list includes 25 high-quality charge

PS5: Hands-on with the next-gen console and games

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BBC Click's Marc Cieslak goes hands-on with the next-generation PlayStation 5 console.