Sunday, November 08, 2020

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The Black Hole Information Paradox Comes to an End

41KWired / 11h
In a landmark series of calculations, physicists have proved that black holes can shed information, which seems impossible by definition.

R.I.P. Alex Trebek

Jeopardy Alex Trebek
3KGizmodo / 6h
Alex Trebek, the longtime host of the syndicated TV game show Jeopardy! , has died . He was 80. Read more...

Original Content podcast: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ is the historical chess drama we need right now

500+TechCrunch / 4h
On paper, “The Queen’s Gambit” might not sound like a compelling drama: Based on a novel by Walter Tevis, the Netflix series tells the story of Beth Harmon as she rises through the world of competitive chess, eventually taking on the world champion from the Soviet Union. But on the latest episode of the Original Content podcast, your hosts are unanimous in their love for the series. We talk a bit


No, A Federal Mask Mandate Won’t Bring Back Business Travel

View from the Wing / 6min
Kevin Mitchell of the Business Travel Coalition argues that a federal face mask mandate for airlines and airports is crucial to bringing back business travel. But a mask mandate is likely to mean less mask wearing because it'll have more exemptions than current airline policy. And business travel isn't being held up by insufficient masking on planes. Continue reading ...

Click Frenzy's November 2020 sale offering AirPods Pro for just AU$4

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 6min
The 2020 edition of Click Frenzy Go Wild kicks off tomorrow (November 10) at 7pm AEDT, with deals starting at just AU$1.

How artificial intelligence may be making you buy things

100+BBC News - Technology / 9min
Retailers are increasingly using AI to try to predict and encourage what customers purchase.

Pixel 4a durability test brings back the good old days

SlashGear / 15min
Google’s own smartphone strategy this year is a bit perplexing to say the least. Not only are its Pixel phones late, mostly blamed on COVID-19, their specs, features, and prices seemed to be all over the place. For those who don’t even want to bother with 5G, the Pixel 4a launched just three months ago may be the sweet spot … Continue reading

Bring Some Balance and Protection to Your Skincare and Daily Routines With Up to 60% Off K-Beauty Products, KN95 Masks, and Sanitizing Products at iHerb

40Gizmodo / 36min
Ariul Hand Sanitizing Wipes 80 Count | $2 | iHerb Trial Price (limit one) Read more...

God, This Standing Keyboard Is So Cursed

58Gizmodo / 42min
Now that this interminable election cycle has finally come to an end , we can get back to business as usual. Like gaping at this wholly unsettling standing keyboard that nobody asked for. Read more...

Canada says airlines can have government help when they issue refunds to customers

One Mile at a Time / 1h
Air Canada rouge flights were one of the first things to go during COVID-19, and customers whose flights were canceled may get refunds as part of a government aid package for the industry. In positive news for both Canadian airlines decimated by COVID-19, the federal government has announced that it will commence talks this week with the industry about providing federal assistance. There’s a catc

Saints vs Buccaneers live stream: how to watch NFL Sunday Night Football from anywhere

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Where to find a New Orleans Saints vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers live stream and watch the NFL online for tonight's week 9 Sunday Night Football game.

Jurassic World: Dominion Used a Whopping 40,000 Covid-19 Tests During Its Lengthy Production

300+Gizmodo / 1h
In some places, it can still be tricky to get a test for covid-19 done in a timely manner, forcing you to wait days for results. But not so on the set of Jurassic World: Dominion , which just wrapped a mammoth 18-month production that, among other things, used up 40,000 covid-19 tests. Read more...

[Roundup] The Worst Airline Rewards Program In North America

View from the Wing / 2h
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 ...

Company made to change name that could be used for website hacks

97Engadget / 2h
Companies have jokingly given themselves code-based names in the past (you can thank XKCD for that), but one of them was just forced to mend its ways. The Guardian reports that UK business registrar Companies House has forced a software consultant to change his company name after discovering that it could launch cross-site scripting attacks against vulnerable pages — yes, including Companies Hous

You’ll Have to Wait Before You Can Expand Your PS5’s Storage

How-To Geek / 3h
The PS5’s SSD will be incredibly fast, but that comes at the cost of internal storage. Unfortunately, the console’s expandable drive bay that would solve the problem will be disabled at launch. Which means you’ll need to micromanage the system’s stock 825 GB SSD (only 667 of which is useable) if you plan on installing more than a few games. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Looks Like Spotify Is Considering a Subscription Service for Its Podcasts

24Gizmodo / 3h
Spotify appears to be toying with the idea of launching a subscription package for its podcast content where users would pay a monthly fee to listen to original shows or exclusive episodes. Not to be confused with its existing ad-less paid tier, Spotify Premium—nope, this would be a separate subscription fee solely… Read more...

FDA clears Apple Watch app that helps treat PTSD-related nightmares

200+Engadget / 3h
Your Apple Watch might be the key to addressing nightmare-related sleep issues. The FDA has approved the sale of NightWare , an Apple Watch app (with a corresponding iPhone element) that helps treat nightmares stemming from disorders like PTSD. The system uses smartwatch motion and heart rate data to detect when you’re having a nightmare and vibrate the wristwear in response, arousing (but not wa

Spotify is thinking about launching a podcast subscription service

77Mashable / 3h
Spotify already has a massively popular music subscription service... so why wouldn’t it start a podcast subscription service next? That may very well be what’s in the works according to a recent survey being sent to Spotify’s users. Looks like the premium podcast plan would be ad-free and some mix of exclusive extra content at price points somewhere between $3-$8 — And

What we’ve learned about working from home 7 months into the pandemic

200+TechCrunch / 4h
When large parts of the world were shutting down in March, we really didn’t know how we would move massive numbers of employees used to working in the office to work from home. In early March, I wrote a piece on how to prepare for such an eventuality, speaking to several experts who had a background in the software and other tooling that would be involved. But the shift involved so much more than

Unleash the Creativity of the Kids in Your Life (Or Your Inner Child) With Up to 50% Off Arts and Crafts Kits and Supplies

Gizmodo / 4h
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Europeans Under Lockdown Are Buying Airline Tickets And Heading To Airport Bars

100+View from the Wing / 5h
In Ireland bars in the Dublin airport remain open despite the country's lockdown because airports are considered an essential service . So you've got people looking for some semblance of normalcy heading to the airport to drink - buying the cheapest ticket available to get through security. Continue reading ...

How to Maintain a Relationship With a Friend at a Different Place in Life

81Lifehacker / 5h
While it’s definitely possible to make friends in adulthood , most of us still have a handful of friends we met either as children, in high school or college, or as young adults just starting out. Inevitably, life happens and someone you used to have so much in common with may now be in a completely different stage in… Read more...

Best workgroup printer 2020: the top printers for busy offices

200+TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 5h
These are the best workgroup printers for busy offices

Your old Android device will no longer support many websites in 2021

Android Encrypt 2021
100+Mashable / 5h
If you have an old Android phone, it may be time to really consider an upgrade. According to a report from Android Police , many secure websites will no longer work on devices with Android versions prior to 7.1.1 Nougat. Here’s what’s happening. The certification non-profit organization Let’s Encrypt recently announced that its partnership with certification authority IdenTrust will end on Sept.

Steelers vs Cowboys live stream: how to watch NFL week 9 online from anywhere right now

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How to get a Pittsburgh Steelers vs Dallas Cowboys live stream. Will this NFL massive mismatch go to form?, Expedia provider exposed data for millions of guests

100+Engadget / 5h
The hotel industry now has a potentially serious security headache on its hands alongside the pandemic. Website Planet reports that Prestige Software, the company behind hotel reservation platforms for, and Expedia, left data exposed for “millions” of guests on an Amazon Web Services S3 bucket. The 10 million-plus log files dated as far back as 2013 and included names, cred

Best secure drives 2020: top USB drives to protect your data

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Don't risk your important data falling into the wrong hands with our pick of the best secure drives of 2020.

5 things I learned from my first ‘RV resort’ stay

The Points Guy / 5h
If you told me a year ago that I would spend November 2020 planning to hop RV resorts, I’d surely wonder which one of us was crazier. In order to travel as safely as possible and maintain my family’s sanity, we bought an RV . In my quest to continue learning as much as possible about RV-ing without the entire campground staring at my site as I inevitably mess things up, I booked a series of short

These Manatees Are Returning to the Ocean After Years in Captivity

200+Gizmodo / 5h
After completing a rehabilitation process that has lasted years, Pepe, Lupita, and Juana are getting ready to go home. Their home isn’t like yours or mine, however: It’s in the ocean. That’s because Pepe, Lupita, and Juana are manatees, otherwise known as sea cows (and freaking adorable ones at that). They currently… Read more...

Best scanners of 2020: flatbed, document, sheet fed and photos

100+TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 5h
Capturing content from printed material has never been so important. Here are the best scanners money can buy.

Last Day: Chase Sapphire Preferred 80K Bonus

100+One Mile at a Time / 5h
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, this is your last chance to do so — today, November 8, is the last day to take advantage of this offer. Chase Sapphire Preferred 80K sign-up bonus With this limited ti

Raiders vs Chargers live stream: how to watch the NFL week 9 game online from anywhere right now

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Here's how to get a Raiders vs Chargers live stream today and watch all the action online, in a game that has all the ingredients for a thriller.

Get this Apple Watch Wireless Charger Keychain for $20

Apple Watch ECG 7.1
76Engadget / 5h
You love your Apple Watch. Whether you're exploring the city for the day, in the office or on vacation, it's your constant companion and always right there when you need it the most. Yet, you sometimes forget to charge it before leaving for the day, and your favorite accessory runs out of battery life. That's a downer, but something you can stop from happening again in the future with a charger t

Spotify may be planning a premium podcast subscription plan

SlashGear / 5h
Spotify may be planning to release a special podcast subscription plan, at least based on a survey some users report seeing when they launch the app. The survey asks subscribers what they would be most interested in from a premium podcast subscription, and it includes two potential rates, one for certain kinds of content and another for different premium content. … Continue reading

Alex Trebek, beloved 'Jeopardy!' host for 36 years, is dead at 80

Jeopardy Alex Trebek
100+Mashable / 6h
Alex Trebek, a staple of TV's game show genre thanks to his almost four-decade run as Jeopardy! host, is dead at 80. Trebek died at home early Sunday morning, as first reported by TMZ and later confirmed by Variety , as well as Jeopardy! 's official Twitter account. His death marks the end of what had been a very public struggle with pancreatic cancer. Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Tre

Redeem Air Canada Aeroplan Miles On Air Serbia

45One Mile at a Time / 6h
Air Canada Aeroplan has done an incredible job adding airline partners outside the Star Alliance in recent months, as the program has added Etihad , Azul , and Vistara . Well, Aeroplan has now announced yet another new partner. Aeroplan adds Air Serbia as partner As of Monday, November 9, 2020, Air Serbia will be a partner of Air Canada Aeroplan. However, this will exclusively be a redemption par

Apple's iPhone 12 Studio lets you 'try' MagSafe accessory combos

Apple iPhone 12 MagSafe
100+Engadget / 6h
Apple’s mobile accessory universe expanded considerably with the launch of the iPhone 12 line and MagSafe, and it’s accordingly ready to treat those add-ons more like fashion items. MacRumors notes that Apple has launched a (currently mobile-only) iPhone 12 Studio that lets you ‘try’ MagSafe accessory combos to see how good they’ll look with your preferred phone. If you’re wondering how stylish a

How I Roll: TPG Points & Miles Editor Ariana Arghandewal

The Points Guy / 6h
Welcome to a special COVID edition of How I Roll , an airport routine series with a focus on health and safety while traveling. Today, we’re asking TPG travel expert and Points & Miles Editor Ariana Arghandewal a shortlist of questions about how she travels during the pandemic, covering everything from how she preps for a trip to what she wears on the plane. Here’s what she had to say. Safe trave

Alex Trebek, 1940-2020

500+Ars Technica / 6h
Enlarge / Alex Trebek, seen here hosting a themed Jeopardy tournament in January 2020—and while the tournament's name was about high-performing contestants from the series' past, today, we are going to say that it's specifically about Trebek himself. (credit: Getty Images) The staff of long-running TV game show Jeopardy confirmed on Sunday that its beloved host Alex Trebek has passed away . He wa

FDA says more romaine lettuce recalled over risk of E. coli

33SlashGear / 6h
A new romaine lettuce recall has been issued, this one over potential contamination with E. coli. The recall covers romaine lettuce sold as single head products and was voluntarily made ‘out of an abundance of caution,’ according to Tanimura & Antle, Inc., the company behind the recall. The lettuce was sold in 20 states around the US. The recalled romaine … Continue reading

Ethiopian Airlines Introduces TWO New Business Class Seats

100+One Mile at a Time / 6h
Ethiopian Airlines is quietly introducing two new business class seats, meaning the airline will now have four different types of business class seats on its 787s and A350s. Hmmm… Ethiopian Airlines’ new 787-9 business class Ethiopian Airlines is installing a new type of business class seat on its newly delivered Boeing 787 aircraft. Specifically, the airline is installing Collins Aerospace rever

This Video Explores the Clever Ways The Mandalorian Uses Tatooine

28Gizmodo / 7h
Tatooine is more than just a generic desert planet. But not every Star Wars story lets that come through. Read more...

UK general says a quarter of the army could be robots by the 2030s

200+Engadget / 7h
It’s no secret that numerous militaries are relying more on drones and other robotic vehicles , but the UK’s leadership has a particularly bold vision. As the Guardian reports , armed forces head General Sir Nick Carter told Sky News in an interview that he believed a quarter of the British Army could be robots by the 2030s. He was careful to stress that he wasn’t setting firm targets, but these

Now hiring: Cruisers willing to go on simulated voyages for Royal Caribbean

100+The Points Guy / 7h
2020 continues to bring the unimaginable, this time in the form of a potential new career field. Royal Caribbean is looking for passengers to set sail on simulated voyages to test safety and health protocols, according to Cruise Industry News . Vicki Freed, senior vice president of sales, trade support and service, made the announcement Wednesday and said while details aren’t worked out, the comp

The Masters 2020: live stream details, TV channel, dates, field and preview

32TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
Our guide to The Masters 2020 golf includes full TV and Masters live stream details plus the dates of the tournament, its field, and an overall preview.

Ford Performance launches 2015-2019 Shelby GT350 Certificate of Authenticity package

SlashGear / 7h
Any car person who’s been to a car show knows that there are plenty of people out there who buy regular versions of sports cars, like the Mustang, and then make them up to look like limited-edition versions. This practice can muddy the waters for real versions of these performance cars, such as the GT350 and GT350R. To help owners … Continue reading

huntingtonlibrary: Illustrations from a 1933 French edition of Homer’s “Odyssey” from our library...

Music, Arts & Literature / 7h
huntingtonlibrary : Illustrations from a 1933 French edition of Homer’s “Odyssey” from our library collections. The artist, François-Louis Schmied, first painted the compositions before they were reproduced into woodcuts and hand-colored.

Air Canada Aeroplan Launches New Suite Of Credit Cards, Adds Redemption Partner

View from the Wing / 7h
As part of the launch of the new program Air Canada has just announced a new suite of credit cards. The airline re-acquired its program, after spinning it off 15 years ago, funding the deal by extending its relationship with its co-brand card issuers. Today we've learned about its new co-brand credit cards in Canada. Details on a U.S. program are still forthcoming. We also learn about a new airli

Here’s what to do with all your travel wanderlust

The Points Guy / 7h
Editor’s note: This story has been updated. As England begins the second lockdown of 2020, thousands of us back in the States are still having to either postpone or cancel upcoming trips — and who knows for how long? Traveling for leisure — both domestically and internationally — is still up in the air for many. Though some prefer not to travel at the moment, there are some other ways to quench t

Sunday's Best Deals: Car Jump Starters and Air Purifiers, Dowinx Gaming Massage Chairs, KN95 Masks and Sanitizing Products, K-Beauty Skincare, Compustar Auto Remote Start Kit, and More

84Gizmodo / 7h
A Compustar remote start system with installation included and discounts on car jump starters, tire inflators, and air purifiers lead Sunday’s best deals. Read more...

Sunday's Best Deals: Car Jump Starters and Air Purifiers, Dowinx Gaming Massage Chairs, KN95 Masks and Sanitizing Products, K-Beauty Skincare, Compustar Auto Remote Start Kit, and More

84Lifehacker / 7h
A Compustar remote start system with installation included and discounts on car jump starters, tire inflators, and air purifiers lead Sunday’s best deals. Read more...

The best flights to ease jet lag when traveling to or from London

The Points Guy / 8h
London is one of the most popular destinations for Americans. But what’s good about being in this incredible city if you spend your first few nights falling asleep at the dinner table thanks to being jet-lagged? Having traveled back and forth between London and New York several times in the past year, I’ve realized that flying at certain times of the day has significantly reduced my jet lag. Whil

SpaceX successfully places GPS III satellite into orbit

SlashGear / 8h
SpaceX has been forced to scrub some of its launches recently due to weather and other issues with equipment. On Thursday, November 5, at 6:24 PM EST, SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket placing the GPS III Space Vehicle 04 into orbit. The launch occurred at the Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. … Continue reading

How to Change Apple Watch Move, Stand, and Exercise Goals

28How-To Geek / 8h
The Apple Watch helps you stay in shape with goals for active energy, stand hours, and exercise minutes. You can change each of these individually to better reflect your activity levels. Here’s how. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Star Wars Builds a New 'Holiday Special' out of LEGO, Sticks it on Disney+

27How-To Geek / 8h
Forty-two years ago, following the unbelievable success of the original Star Wars, CBS aired the Star Wars Holiday Special on television. However bad you think the prequels are, whatever your opinion on Disney’s sequel films, nothing made for Star Wars before or since has such a complete stinker. To this day it’s never been released on home video. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Panthers vs Chiefs live stream: how to watch the NFL week 9 game online from anywhere

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Here's how to get a Carolina Panthers vs Kansas City Chiefs live stream and watch all the NFL action online this Sunday wherever you are.

Giants vs Washington live stream: how to watch the NFL week 9 game online from anywhere

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Here's how to get a New York Giants vs Washington Football Team live stream and watch all the NFL action online this Sunday wherever you are.

Apple's AirPods Pro drop to a record low $194 price at Amazon

400+Engadget / 8h
Apple’s AirPods Pro finally appear to have cracked the $199 price barrier . Amazon is selling the true wireless earbuds for $194 , an all-time low and well below the official $250 sticker. It’s not certain how long this will last, so you might want to act quickly if you’re looking for buds to soundtrack your workouts or tune out the world. Buy AirPods Pro on Amazon - $194 The positives and caveat

Ravens vs Colts live stream: how to watch the NFL week 9 game online from anywhere

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Can the Ravens make up for last week's divisional loss? Find out as we show you how to find a Ravens vs Colts live stream and watch NFL online from anywhere.

Broncos vs Falcons live stream: how to watch NFL week 9 online from anywhere

Broncos Falcons NFL Week
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How to get a Denver Broncos vs Atlanta Falcons live stream and watch all the action online as two of the NFL's resurgent franchises go toe to toe.

Bears vs Titans live stream: how to watch the NFL week 9 game online from anywhere

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Here's how to get a Chicago Bears vs Tennessee Titans live stream and watch all the NFL action online this Sunday wherever you are.

Bills vs Seahawks live stream: how to watch the NFL week 9 game online from anywhere

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Here's how to get a Buffalo Bills vs Seattle Seahawks live stream and watch all the NFL action online this Sunday wherever you are.

Create your own VPN for pennies with the cheapest virtual compute instance around

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You may need to hurry though as stocks are limited.

How I used Ultimate Rewards to pay $4 for an iPad and earn 1,975 Amex points

The Points Guy / 8h
I’m hitting the road on a regular basis thanks to our new RV and need many of the comforts of my home office to stay productive. After learning our current iPad 2 (yes, an original 2 still in working order) isn’t compatible with the Sidecar system to use it as a second monitor, I decided after seven years it was time to upgrade. The 8th generation of iPads with Wi-Fi only and 128GB of storage are

Asteroid Bennu may be hollow according to a new study

25SlashGear / 9h
One of the more exciting things that NASA has done in recent memory is landing a probe on the surface of asteroid Bennu. OSIRIS-REx successfully touched down briefly on the asteroid’s surface and gobbled up a bunch of samples that will be returned to earth for study. After orbiting the asteroid for a couple of years, some new data has … Continue reading

I just boarded the first cruise ship to sail in the Caribbean since March. This is what the process was like

400+The Points Guy / 9h
The process of getting on board a cruise ship is going to be a little different for a while. But maybe not as different as you might think. Within minutes of arriving at the port of Barbados on Saturday afternoon to board the first cruise ship to resume sailing in the Caribbean since March, I found myself in a medical tent, face-to-face with two staffers in full Contagion gear — masks, goggles, m

10 of the Most Unique Lorem Ipsum Generators

81How-To Geek / 9h
Lorem Ipsum is placeholder text used in publishing and web design so that designers can see how a page will look. It’s usually a form of nonsense Latin, but here are 10 generators that make the text more interesting. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

LAST DAY: Best-Ever 80,000 Point Initial Offer For Chase Sapphire Preferred

74View from the Wing / 9h
The biggest-ever public offer for the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card - 80,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening - is ending. This is one of the best frequent flyer deals of the year. Chase shared that the 80,000 point initial bonus offer ends November 8, 2020. So this is the last day to apply. Continue reading ...

Nissan Navara redesign likely shows the next-gen Frontier destined for the States

SlashGear / 9h
The mid-size truck market is popular in the United States with Toyota, Ford, Chevrolet, GMC, and Nissan, all offering trucks that fit in the range. By far, Toyota is the most popular in the United States, with the oldest offering being the Nissan Frontier. Nissan has unveiled the new Navara offered in other countries, and odds are this is exactly … Continue reading

Bring Some Balance and Protection to Your Skincare and Daily Routines With Up to 60% Off K-Beauty Products, KN95 Masks, and Sanitizing Products at iHerb

40Lifehacker / 9h
Ariul Hand Sanitizing Wipes 80 Count | $2 | iHerb Trial Price (limit one) Read more...

Revealed: Starlux Airlines’ Planned US Routes

300+One Mile at a Time / 9h
We’ve just learned the US destinations that Starlux Airlines potentially intends to serve, and there’s a lot to be excited about! Starlux Airlines will start flying long haul in 2022 Starlux Airlines is the Taipei-based airline that launched operations earlier this year. Obviously this isn’t a great time for an airline startup, though on the plus side the airline is well funded. While most new ai

Liveblog: All the news from Apple’s November 10 “One More Thing” event

Apple One Year Mac
48Ars Technica / 9h
Enlarge / The splash image for Apple's (probably) final event of 2020. View Liveblog At 10:00am Pacific time (1pm Eastern) on Tuesday, November 10, Apple will hold yet another live event—the third in as many months—to announce new products. This time, the company is expected to reveal the first Macs that will replace Intel processors with Apple Silicon, the company's in-house-designed ARM-based c

'SNL' hilariously skewers the racial reckoning of Uncle Ben and Aunt Jemima brands

500+Mashable / 9h
As one YouTube commenter perceptively observed , only the "offensive characters" – all played by people of color – broke during this sketch. (Yes, technically Pete Davidson broke too. But Pete Davidson always breaks. That's what he's there for.) It didn't manage to top Dave Chappelle's scorching monologue that kicked off the show, but this "Uncle Ben" sketch has some heat to it. The sketch revisi

Duckbill dinosaur fossils discovered in Africa for the first time

SlashGear / 10h
Scientists working in Morocco have discovered the very first apostles of a duckbilled dinosaur ever found in Africa. The findings suggest that the dinosaurs crossed hundreds of kilometers of open water to reach Africa after evolving in North America and migrating to South America and then Asia, Europe, and Africa. A study on the findings was recently published in Cretaceous … Continue reading

Now Is Not the Time to Travel to Indigenous Nations in the U.S.

100+Lifehacker / 10h
With the COVID-19 pandemic ushering in the return of the road trip, places like parks and other natural wonders have seen a lot of traffic. That includes many popular spots in Indigenous nations within the United States, like Antelope Canyon, Havasu Falls and Glacier National Park. Read more...

Spotify could be considering a subscription package for podcasts

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After investing heavily in podcasts, Spotify is asking its users whether they'd be prepared to pay extra for them.

5 reasons why cruising is the best way to plan an international vacation with kids

The Points Guy / 10h
Traveling anywhere with children can feel like a daunting task. But the idea of planning and executing travel to a foreign country with little ones in tow can feel downright frightening for first-timers. As traveling parents, we’ve all been there. You want your children to immerse themselves in new cultures and gain the rewards of experiencing something new and exciting. However, the thought of a

How to Mix Vintage and Modern Home Design in a Way That Works

82Lifehacker / 10h
Gone are the days of going to a traditional furniture store, seeing a floor model room setup you liked, then buying it and recreating the look lamp-for-lamp in your own home. Now, our homes are carefully “curated” in a way that’s supposed to reflect our personal style and philosophy—or at least look good on Instagram. Read more...

Should I buy an Epson projector? A look at the leading LCD projector brand

32TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
Nothing says home cinema like a massive 100-inch or larger picture, so the question is: which projector should you buy?

How to Change Your Bluetooth Name on Android

45How-To Geek / 10h
When you connect a device to an Android phone or tablet, the device model name is what you see. While this is a good identifier usually, it can sometimes not be the most helpful. We’ll show you how to customize the name. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Edifier's S880DB Speakers Pack a Punch Into Pint-Sized Packaging

How-To Geek / 10h
Edifier is a brand renowned for its high-quality yet inexpensive speakers. The Edifier S880DB bookshelf monitor speakers are one such example. They retail at a very reasonable $259.99 and, at that price, I’d say they are a bargain. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

The Genome of Your Pet Fish Is Extremely Weird

1KWired / 10h
Unlike most domestic animals, the goldfish is purely decorative.

Blue Origin shares information on planned 2023 lunar cargo delivery

SlashGear / 10h
Blue Origin is a space business owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Recently the company shed some light on its plans to deliver cargo to the moon in 2023. The mission would be in support of a possible mission to put astronauts on the moon as early as 2024. The supply mission could potentially deliver a literal ton of supplies … Continue reading

Fortnite adds a special Disney Plus promo for players who buy stuff

20SlashGear / 10h
If you make a real-money purchase in hit game Fortnite, you’ll now have the opportunity to get up to two months of Disney Plus access for free — assuming you meet the conditions for this new promotion, of course. Epic announced the new promo late last week, though it won’t be going live in-game until November 10. Fortnite, of course, … Continue reading

Have Peace of Mind and Fresh Air With Up to 51% Off Car Jump Starters, Tire Inflators, and Air Purifiers

36Gizmodo / 11h
TACKLIFE 2000A Peak Car Jump Starter | $63 | Amazon Gold Box Read more...

FAA Has Blocked Airport From Screening Passengers For Covid-19 For Months, Afraid It Might Work

41View from the Wing / 11h
Pre-departure testing is a requirement to travel to Hawaii, New York, and even much of the world where borders are at least partially open. Airlines have been working to get clinics open inside of airports, and to coordinate rapid turnaround testing for their passengers. Airlines previously advocated for the government to do temperature checks of all passengers. The airlines themselves require pa

4 things you should know about the new Air Canada credit cards

The Points Guy / 11h
Editor’s note: This story has been updated with the latest information. This past summer, Air Canada announced a complete revamp of its loyalty program, Aeroplan. TPG has covered the news from nearly every angle – including the incredible new stopover rules , the most innovative changes , family points sharing and much more. The most exciting part? The first major phase of the new Aeroplan progra

These Apps Will Help You Keep All of Your New Houseplants Alive

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If you’ve started collecting houseplants this year, you’re not alone. And while it’s easy to buy plants (and stare at them fondly from your couch), it can be tough to take care of them properly if you don’t have a green thumb. If you’re unsure of how to keep your plants alive, let these informative apps help you out. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

How to Transfer Pokémon from Nintendo 3DS to Nintendo Switch

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You can take your Pokémon with you from the Nintendo 3DS to Pokémon Sword and Shield on the Nintendo Switch by transferring from Pokémon Bank to Pokémon Home. Here’s how to transfer Pokémon into Pokémon Sword and Shield. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Intel NUC 9 is the king of small sized computers

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The intel NUC 9 is the fastest small sized PC

Just Park sorry for renting spaces behind owners' backs

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Scammers are listing other people's driveways in an attempt to make money from the parking app and website, Just Park.

A Chinese company may have come up with the future of smartphones (and computing)

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Cloud-based smartphones might be the next true computing revolution.

Carmakers want to ditch battery packs, use auto bodies for energy storage

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Enlarge (credit: Viaframe / Getty Images ) Elon Musk made a lot of promises during Tesla’s Battery Day last September. Soon, he said, the company would have a car that runs on batteries with pure silicon anodes to boost their performance and reduced cobalt in the cathodes to lower their price. Its battery pack will be integrated into the chassis so that it provides mechanical support in addition

Tesla Tequila is now a real product and it’s already sold out

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If you can remember April Fools 2018, you may recall Tesla’s own joke: a Tesla-branded tequila product company CEO Elon Musk called ‘Teslaquila.’ That product is now a real thing — though it is officially called Tesla Tequila — and it comes in a very unusual eye-catching bottle. The only problem? It quickly sold out. It’s really not a surprise … Continue reading

Three is giving half price bills, Airpods and unlimited data with iPhone 12 Mini deals

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If you're looking to pre-order iPhone 12 Mini deals, Three looks to have one of the best options on the market.

How to Use Apple, Google, and Microsoft's Parental Controls

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Each of the big three offers a wealth of options to limit screen time, find lost devices, and more.