Friday, November 06, 2020

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Johnny Depp Has Been Removed From Fantastic Beasts

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Johnny Depp will no longer be part of Warner Bros.’ future for the Fantastic Beasts franchise . Read more...

SpaceX gets regulatory approval to offer Starlink Internet in Canada

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SpaceX has finally received approval from Canadian authorities to offer its Starlink satellite Internet service in the country, a decision that comes amid a recent expansion of the beta program in the US. With this approval in place, SpaceX will be able to offer rural Canadians access to high-speed broadband, something that will slowly expand into other countries, as well. … Continue reading

iOS update fixes three major security flaws that have already been exploited

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Three zero-day vulnerabilities in iOS are currently being exploited in the wild to compromise iPhones remotely.

Extra Crunch roundup: B2B marketplaces, edtech M&A, breaking into the $1M ARR club

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I’ve worked at TechCrunch for a little over a year, but this was one of the hardest weeks on the job so far. Like many people, I’ve been distracted in recent days. As I write this, I have one eye on my keyboard and another on a TV that sporadically broadcasts election results from battleground states. Despite the background noise, I’m completely impressed with the TechCrunch staff; it takes a gre

The iPhone 13 Rumors Have Already Started Swirling

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Some iPhone 12 models haven’t even begun shipping yet, but iPhone 13 rumors are already beginning to circulate. Read more...

New Facility Will Store Wind Power as Highly Compressed Air

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Air Horn A team in the United Kingdom has started work on what the BBC reports is the world’s first facility to store energy as highly compressed air. The 50 megawatt plant will take excess power from wind farms and use it to store ordinary air at pressures so great that it will become a liquid. Then, during periods of peak demand, they’ll warm the stored air up and use it to power a turbine that

Yeti recalls popular magnetic ‘Stronghold’ travel mugs over burn risk

SlashGear / 23min
If you own a Yeti travel mug, you’ll want to pay attention to a new recall posted by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Yeti, a company known for its outdoor gear and vacuum-insulated drinkware, has recalled around 241,000 of its Rambler Travel Mugs with Stronghold lids due to a potential issue that may cause burns. Yeti sells a … Continue reading

Daily Crunch: Netflix tests a linear video channel

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Netflix takes an old-fashioned approach for its latest feature, Amazon plans a new data center in India and we review the PlayStation 5. This is your Daily Crunch for November 6, 2020. The big story: Netflix tests a linear video channel Today in surprising product strategies: Netflix is testing a linear channel in France called Netflix Direct, according to Variety . To be clear, it’s not a regula

Monkeys in Zoo Prefer Traffic Noise to Nature Sounds

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City Slickers A team of scientists started out with a noble goal: making life more comfortable for monkeys living in a Finnish zoo by letting them control the music for the first time. But they walked away with a shocking revelation, Agence France-Press reports . Given the choice, the white-faced saki monkeys preferred the sounds of automotive traffic over nature noises and other soundscapes that

Is Text-Based Therapy Effective?

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Living with mental illness looks different for everyone, but for many people, there are periods of time when your anxiety and/or depression symptoms are worse than others. One minute I’ll be typing away feeling neutral, and then the feelings start trickling in. (I picture it being like that older couple in bed… Read more...

EA teases 'awesome' Mass Effect news for N7 day

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There may be some good news on the way for Mass Effect fans. On Friday, series publisher EA sent an email to publications like PC Gamer , asking them to keep an eye out for some “awesome” series-related news on the BioWare Blog tomorrow at 11AM ET. As for what that news could be, we suspect the company will announce a remaster of the first three Mass Effect games. Rumors of an original trilogy re

Xbox Series X is basically silent

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SlashGear / 1h
In the time I’ve had the Xbox Series X in for testing and review, I’ve had trouble hearing it. This probably won’t be an issue for most people – most people wont want their Xbox to make a sound. For most people, the most ideal situation is that the Xbox Series X won’t make any noise when it’s running because … Continue reading

Panasonic made a special tool for sucking lost AirPods off train tracks

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SlashGear / 1h
The arrival of AirPods introduced a new problem cities weren’t prepared to deal with: dropped earpieces that end up on train tracks and other places from which they’re not easy to retrieve. This problem is truly a global one, with reports coming from multiple countries on this issue and the ways officials are dealing with it. Japan, it turns out, … Continue reading

Why You Should Get A Small Business Rewards Card

View from the Wing / 1h
Many readers can get a business card and probably should. Getting a small business card is one of the things you should do as you start your business, that it’s often the first resource many business owners look to as they start to grow. A small business card allows you to separate business from personal expenses and builds the credit history and identity of your business. Continue reading ...

Debt Collectors Can Find You on Social Media Now

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If you’re hiding out from creditors, you’re probably used to ignoring calls from unknown numbers. But the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently finalized a rule that makes it easier for debt collectors to contact people using social media, text, or by email. Here’s what you need to know. Read more...

This is the best affordable PC with a Thunderbolt 3 connector

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Chuwi CoreBox Pro measures just 6 x 6 inches in total but boasts a number of impressive features.

Let's Take a Break and Check Out Some Chill Satellite Images From This Week Instead

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We’ve had a week, haven’t we, friends?

How to Beta Test PC Games on Steam for Free

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Valve is changing how beta access works for Steam games for the better. Instead of forcing you to input a special key from a game’s developer to join a beta, the new Steam Playtest feature makes it a lot easier to find and sign up to test games on your own. Read more...

Some People Already Have Antibodies That Recognize Covid-19, Thanks to Common Colds

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A new study suggests that a small portion of the population carries antibodies that respond to the coronavirus behind covid-19 without having been infected—antibodies lifted from previous bouts with the common cold caused by related viruses. Read more...

This November, Let's Work on Our Overhead Press

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It’s been a while since we did a fitness challenge focused on a specific lift, but now it is time. This November we’re going to get really familiar with the overhead press, the lift where you press a barbell to arms’ length above you while standing. It’s satisfying when you do it right but tricky in a few ways, so… Read more...

The Science of Skincare (and Why Men Shouldn’t Be So Quick to Dismiss It)

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How much do you know about skincare that didn’t come from a TV ad? Unfortunately, plenty of people learn about skincare from a thirty-second spot sandwiched between a car ad and the credits for the show you just watched. But Geologie is a company on a mission to change that. Here’s what everyone, particularly guys, should know about Geologie and the broader world of skincare. Skincare’s About Pro

Bentley will ditch internal combustion engines by 2030

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Enlarge / For its centenary in 2019 the company built the EXP 100 GT concept car to think through ideas for an all-electric Bentley. (credit: Bentley) Time is starting to run out for vehicles powered purely by internal combustion engines, and the auto industry knows it. This week Bentley, that bastion of British luxury, became the latest OEM to set a date for that happening—the year 2030. As the

Activists David Hogg and Alex King talk gun violence in the new documentary 'Us Kids'

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Parkland survivor and March For Our Lives co-founder David Hogg and activist Alex King , co-founder of GoodKidsMadCity , discuss activism and their new documentary, Us Kids, directed by Kim A. Snyder . Read more... More about Mashable Video , Parkland , Black Lives Matter , Protest , and David Hogg

Netflix Linear Direct apes old-school cable to save you from decisions

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SlashGear / 2h
For years now, Netflix has been eating away at the number of cable subscribers out there, but now it’s looking to emulate the cable experience – at least a little bit. The company has announced a new feature called “Netflix Direct,” which is available to a small number of users in testing right now. With Direct, users will be able … Continue reading

The 10 Best Deals of November 6, 2020

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The 10 Best Deals of November 6, 2020

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Friday’s Best Deals | Kinja Deals

The Mandalorian Went Full Horror, But With Tons of Adorable Baby Yoda

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Can’t the Mandalorian and the Child get a few moments of peace and quiet? It seems like the instant one adventure ends , such as defeating a huge Krayt dragon , another one starts right up again. If you thought the dragon was big, bad, and scary, The Mandalorian just said “Hold my blue milk.” Read more...

Kojima’s infamous ‘P.T.’ demo isn’t playable on the PS5

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Add Hideo Kojima's P.T. to the list of PlayStation 4 games you can't play on Sony's next-generation console. In case you need a refresher, P.T. was a demo Kojima Productions released in 2014 to build excitement for its then-upcoming Silent Hills reboot. When Konami canceled the project, it removed P.T. from the PlayStation Store. The company also made it next to impossible for people who had the

New Theory: Dark Matter Was Created by “Boiling” Bubbles of Plasma

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Bubbling Over A team of scientists has an unusual explanation for how and when dark matter — the invisible, mysterious stuff that’s theorized to make up most of the matter in the universe — was formed. The theory boils down to a brief period of chaos during the earliest moments of the universe, Live Science reports . Basically, after a period of intense heat and energy, the universe began to cool

Microsoft Teams is getting another great feature that may help you ditch Zoom

Microsoft Teams Zoom
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Microsoft isn't slowing down when it comes to adding new features such as push-to-talk and quoted replies to Teams.

The AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT might run into the same RTX 3080 stock issues

Sapphire Radeon RX XT
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The AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT is one of the most anticipated graphics card launches, which when combined with Asus' report that there may be limited supply, could make it hard to find at launch.

Southwest Airlines warns staff of first layoffs in carrier’s history

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The coronavirus pandemic may force Southwest Airlines to do something it has never done before: furlough staff involuntarily. After granting staff a six-month reprieve in July, the Dallas-based carrier sent notices of possible furloughs to 42 material specialists in its technical operations team on Friday. It was the first time Southwest has sent such notices in its nearly 50-year history. The no

Startups making meat alternatives are gaining traction worldwide

Making Meat Alternatives
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Startups that produce lab-grown meat and meat substitutes are gaining traction and raising cash in global markets, mirroring a surge of support food tech companies are seeing in the United States. New partnerships with global chains like McDonald’s in Hong Kong, the launch of test kitchens in Israel and new financing rounds for startups in Sydney and Singapore point to abounding opportunities in

2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line priced for a sports sedan surprise

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SlashGear / 2h
Hyundai has priced up its most potent Sonata, with the 2021 Sonata N Line set to take its place as the performance flagship of the range completely with a special 2.5-liter turbocharged engine. Latest to join the N Brand range – Hyundai’s badging for its performance-minded cars – the sedan promises 290 horsepower and 311 lb-ft of torque, along with … Continue reading

These Multicolor Led Philips Bulbs Can Be Connected To Bluetooth, and Are Only $99

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Philips Hue Lights (3-Pack) | $99 | Amazon

What If You Just Moved to Finland

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However this week’s election turns out, the United States is a chaotic place to live and may well stay that way for a while. The Helsinki Business Hub has another idea: what if you just pack up and move to Finland for 90 days ? They’ll arrange housing and childcare for you for free. Read more...

Space Force Created an “Orbital Warfare” Unit, and It Has Its Own Spaceship

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Orbital Combat Space Force is slowly spinning up. reports that the newest U.S. military branch, established in late 2019, has now created a unit dedicated to “orbital warfare” — and while it’s by no means ready for dogfights in the vacuum of space, the unit has even been assigned an experimental spaceship. X-37B It’s not exactly a TIE fighter or X-Wing from the “Star Wars” franchise,

As praise flows in for Stacey Abrams, here's how to support her work

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Read more... More about Donate , Election 2020 , Social Good , Activism , and Politics

Excellent Amex Gold Card 60K Bonus!

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The American Express® Gold Card , which I consider to be one of the most underrated cards out there, has a phenomenal publicly available welcome bonus. This bonus is available as of a few weeks ago, so I wanted to post a reminder for anyone who doesn’t yet have this card, as it’s well worth considering. Amex Gold Card 60K welcome bonus The $250 annual fee ( Rates & Fees ) Amex Gold Card is offeri

Kamado Joe unveils a WiFi-connected pellet version of its popular ceramic grill

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Ceramic egg-shaped grills are popular options for both high-temp searing and low-and-slow smoking. Due to their design and materials, they’re incredibly efficient, and they allow you to use both charcoal and wood chunks to get the job done. This week, Kamado Joe took things a step further with the Pellet Joe . As the name suggests, this new model runs on wood pellets — just like the WiFi-connecte

T-Mobile Will Stop Saying Its 5G Network Is Better Than It Actually Is

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Gizmodo / 3h
The Better Business Bureau’s National Advertising Division (NAD) told Verizon over the summer to cut it out with the misleading 5G ads, and now it’s telling T-Mobile to do the same. Add that to the fact that the Federal Communications Commission just fined T-Mobile $200 million for its abuse of Sprint’s Lifeline… Read more...

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla deep dive shows off Xbox Series X gameplay

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Perhaps the biggest next-generation game that’s launching on both Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 is Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. Ubisoft has been building anticipation for this game for the better part of 2020, and it’ll be launching alongside both the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 next week. While we’ve already seen some gameplay from the game, today we’re being … Continue reading

Cyberpunk customs hit Razer products

SlashGear / 3h
Today Razer revealed a collection of items that’d be made available with custom Cyberpunk 2077 edition graphics. The main product in the mix was a Razer Viper Ultimate with Charging Dock – Cyberpunk 2077 Edition. This version of the mouse is functionally identical to other editions, this time with a shocking Cyberpunk YELLOW and black flat lines to set your … Continue reading

Screw It, Let's Drink Pink Gin

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How is everyone doing ? I, myself? I’m very tired. I’ve also had a mild headache this entire week, because I keep drinking, but also because this week has been deeply, deeply obnoxious. Read more...

Xbox Series S can upscale 'Ori and the Will of the Wisps' to 4K at 60 fps

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Xbox Series S might not be quite as powerful as its Series X sibling, but that doesn't mean it won't have great visuals. Even though the console is designed to render games nominally at 1440p, it can upscale them to 4K. Just like the Xbox One X, it'll be able to run Ori and the Will of the Wisps in 4K at 60 frames per second. Moon Studios says you can opt to play the game in 1080p HDR with a lock

Why Do Hotels Have a Million Wifi Networks?

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Even though none of us should be traveling right now, there are still plenty of people who want (or need) to get away from their home base. I start there because it feels a little weird answering a hotel-related tech question in this week’s Tech 911 while we’re in the middle of yet another COVID spike. Read more...

The Best Night Creams to Fake a Good Night’s Sleep

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Top Product: No7 Lift and Luminate Night Cream | $26 | Amazon Read more...

The best podcasts for relieving stress, distracting yourself, or taking a break

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Sometimes the state of political affairs or just your own mental state will not let you catch a break. That's where the right kind of podcast comes in handy as a true lifeline for desperate times. Podcasts can be incredible tools for coping. Whether they serve as your friends to get you through bouts of depression or as the voices who can lull you to sleep when all else fails, your favorite podca

Enjoy the Benefits of Full-Spectrum CBD With Hemp Flower CBD Pre-Rolls

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In 2018, therapeutic hemp products with less than .3 percent THC became legal in the United States. That’s led to a boom in products like CBD oil, which boast calming psychological effects, among other benefits. These benefits can be enjoyed in plenty ways, but one of the most unique is through CBD Pre Rolls from TIMBR Organics . What’re Hemp Pre Rolls? Well, they’re similar to “joints,” but they

Wait—Apple’s MagSafe Duo Charger Costs How Much?

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Apple recently made the somewhat surprising announcement that MagSafe was making a comeback with the iPhone 12 lineup. And while the MagSafe Duo wasn’t quite AirPower , it was an accessory that would charge your iPhone 12 and Apple Watch at the same time. That’s an attractive proposition, as the magnets in MagSafe help… Read more...

Free Full Breakfast No Longer A Brand Standard For Hyatt Place

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Hyatt Place is changing its breakfast offerings. They are going to vary by region of the world. Guests will no longer be guaranteed a free hot breakfast at any Hyatt Place in the world, even if they are members of World of Hyatt booking direct. That's a huge change. This degrades the premium brand that Hyatt Place has built. You still get reasonably stylish large rooms. I'm a fan of Hyatt Places

FAA just made Biden’s house a no-go zone for drones

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has published a new flight advisory revealing that the airspace over presidential candidate and probable winner Joe Biden’s hometown has been temporarily restricted to drones. The advisory was issued for ‘special security reasons,’ but it doesn’t apply to aircraft arriving at or departing from the nearby New Castle Airport. The airspace restriction covers

When to See the Leonid Meteor Shower This Month

How-To Geek / 3h
Fall hasn’t been short on astronomical events. On Halloween, the U.S. was treated to a rare blue moon. Now, in November, the Leonid Meteor Shower is coming! Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

These Gorgeous 'Ghost of Tsushima' Concept Art Prints are Up for Sale

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Anyone who has played Sucker Punch Productions’ Ghost of Tsushima (or heck, even just watched the trailer) knows how gorgeous the game is. And now, thanks to a partnership between the studio and game concept art store Cook and Becker, you can have some museum-grade prints of the game’s iconic scenes in your own home. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Gentoo Penguins May Be Four Species Instead of One

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Scientists may be changing the way we define different species in the penguin kingdom. They’re saying that the gentoo penguin may be four species rather than one. New evidence shows that the birds are slightly different in shape and size, with variations in their DNA. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

San Diego’s spying streetlights stuck switched “on,” despite directive

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Enlarge / Two of San Diego's camera-equipped smart streetlights at twilight in August, 2020. (credit: Bing Guan | Bloomberg | Getty Images ) Over the past few years, streetlights in the city of San Diego have become "smart," equipped with a slate of cameras and sensors that report back data on the city and its denizens. Following protests from privacy activists, the city mayor ordered the network

The Pepper Cannon Might Be the Monster Mill I've Been Searching For

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Sometimes to the dismay of my wife, I use a healthy amount of pepper in my cooking (season your food people!). Black pepper, white pepper, pink pepper, you name it. And with the Pepper Cannon, it seems like I’ve may have found a pepper mill that can satisfy my quest for spice. Read more...

Yes, really, this houseplant lights up — Future Blink

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The makers of this houseplant , called Fluora, have called it the world's first LED houseplant. It has 300 programmable LEDs, which you can control on a mobile app. Read more... More about Mashable Video , Home Decor , Led , Led Lights , and House Plants

Pornhub traffic was a rollercoaster on Election Day, much like our emotions

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This Election Day (Week?) was unlike any other — but of course people still took the time to look at porn. As the votes are still trickling in, mega tube site Pornhub released their 2020 Election Day Insights all about what went down on the site on November 3. Pornhub compared overall traffic levels on Election Day to an average day on the site. Times were adjusted for each state due to time zone

What people were stress-eating and drinking on Election Day

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Pizza and margs are perfect for frayed nerves. And according to GrubHub, stressed-out Americans had plenty of both on Election Day. GrubHub looked at the popularity of food orders on Nov. 3 as compared to regular ol' Tuesdays in October, and found carbs and liquor topped the list. The top 10 most popular orders: Soppressata piccante pizza (202 percent more popular) Nutella pizza (192 percent more

5 awesome road trips you can take from Nashville

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Editor’s note: Please check with every facility when planning your trip. Some may have limited hours or even be closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. When the coronavirus pandemic hit, my kid and I decided to drive from Baltimore to San Antonio to shelter with our family. On the way, we spent the night in Nashville at the Kimpton Aertson . I’ve spent many work-related trips in Music City,

Should You Sign Up for Legal Insurance Through Your Job?

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Many employers offer legal insurance, which covers your legal costs when the need arises, for a low monthly fee. Since lawyers can be expensive, legal insurance seems reasonable—but is it worth the expense? Read more...

If You Still Don’t Have a VPN, Your Online Privacy and Security Is at Risk

Futurism / 4h
These days, we do almost everything online, from shopping and banking to working and filing taxes. So what are you doing to protect you online privacy and security ? If the answer to that question is somewhere between “not much” and “not sure,” the first thing you should probably do is subscribe to a VPN. And right now, you can get an amazing deal on a three-year subscription to CyberGhost , one

The DOJ Seized Over a Billion Dollars From Silk Road's Bitcoin Coffers

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Gizmodo / 4h
A $1 billion transaction that flowed out of a dormant bitcoin wallet allegedly belonging to Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht made waves in the crypto world this week, causing some to suspect the founder himself was making moves from prison. No such luck, however: It was the Department of Justice seizing the dark… Read more...

Codemasters: UK games firm to sell to Take-Two

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The veteran UK company has received an offer from industry giant Take-Two.

This week's best deals: AirPods for only $100, plus more early Black Friday sales

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The holiday shopping season is in full swing — and yes, we know it’s only early November. Retailers like Amazon, Walmart and Best Buy have already kicked off the first rounds of their big sale events, and there will be more to come in the lead-up to Black Friday. This week, we saw AirPods drop to a new all-time low; a great price for Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 3; and a bunch of worthwhile deals at Wa

Next-gen console reviews and Apple Watch 6 vs Fitbit: Noise Cancelling podcast episode 37

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The best tech podcast you've never heard, pumped straight into your ears.

Leaked Apple ARM CPU benchmark beats Intel Core i9 16-inch MacBook Pro

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A leaked Geekbench 5 benchmark score for an unnamed Apple device shows the Apple A14X Bionic beating out an Apple MacBook running an Intel i9.

This Controller Adapter Finally Makes the Nintendo Switch Accessible to Gamers With Limited Mobility

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Back in 2018, Microsoft debuted its Xbox Adaptive Controller for the Xbox One consoles, which allowed elaborate custom controllers to be created to meet the needs of gamers with limited mobility. Today Hori, a Japanese company known for its third-party gaming controllers, has released a similar accessibility adapter … Read more...

Our Readers' Choice Eight Sleep Pod Smart Mattress Is $350 off With This Exclusive Promo Code

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$350 off Eight Sleep Pod Mattresses | Promo Code KINJA350 $250 off Eight Sleep Pod Covers | Promo Code KINJA350 20% off Eight Sleep Pod Accessories | Promo Code KINJA350 Read more...

Mopar “Hellcrate” boxes you up an 807 horsepower HEMI V8

SlashGear / 4h
Mopar’s most potent crate engine has been released, and if you like the idea of 807 horsepower of SRT Demon Redeye madness under your hood, now is your chance. The new Hellcrate Redeye 6.2-liter Supercharged HEMI V8 takes the ridiculously potent engine from the limited-edition 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and the new 2020 Challenger SRT Super Stock, and packages … Continue reading

Don't Use Exercise to Punish Kids

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It’s a common scene in youth sports—a couple of kids are late to practice, or goofing around and distracting their teammates. Their coach, in response, sends them on a few laps around the field or tells them to “drop and give him 20.” It might feel like a natural consequence given the already physical nature of… Read more...

Get a lifetime subscription to XSplit VCam for $20

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Video game streamers and content creators, not too long ago, were the only people who required an at-home video setup. That's no longer the case in 2020. The rise of remote working, distance learning and social distancing has forced much of the population to spend their days in front of their computers at home. So, although internet personalities may have already had the expensive camera, audio g

NASA's New Water-Hunting Rover Will Be The First Off-Planet Rover To Have Headlights

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It’s kind of hard to believe that, of all the wheeled rovers and robots that have been sent from Earth to other places — three crewed Apollo-era lunar rovers to the moon, two Soviet Lunokhods, a Chinese lunar rover-bot, and five wheeled American robots to Mars (one of which is en route) — none of them have actually… Read more...

“Overpaid Executive Tax” in SF hits firms that pay CEOs 100X more than workers

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Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | numbeos) San Francisco voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure to impose an extra tax on any company that pays its highest-paid employee over 100 times more than its median worker. The ballot question was approved Tuesday by 65 percent of voters, with 230,298 yes votes and 123,943 no votes. As the ballot question states, the new tax is to be imposed on "bus

Go Away, Eta, You're Drunk

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Record-setting Hurricane Eta has cleared Central America after leaving a trail of destruction. The cyclone is a much-weakened tropical depression, but it’s set to strengthen in the coming days and take a wending, circuitous path through the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. It could make landfall in the U.S. early next… Read more...

Netflix, Give Us the Linear TV Feature for Mindless Binge-Watching

Netflix Linear France
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A ritual I have become accustomed to at the end of a long day is collapsing on the couch, booting up my Apple TV, and launching my various streaming services one after the other looking for something to watch. It’s much like opening the fridge when you know there’s nothing new inside from the last time you checked… Read more...

'Sackboy: A Big Adventure' won't have online multiplayer at launch

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Sackboy: A Big Adventure is one of Sony's key launch games for the PlayStation 5 . However, it won't have support for online multiplayer at the outset. "We’ve made the difficult decision to delay the full online multiplayer functionality within Sackboy: A Big Adventure ," Ned Waterhouse, design director at developer Sumo Digital, wrote in a blog post . "The team have been working hard to ensure t

Kuwait Airways’ New Business Class Seats

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We knew this was coming, but we’re now seeing the first pictures of Kuwait Airways’ new business class. Kuwait Airways is a quirky airline Kuwait Airways is investing billions of dollars to modernize its fleet, which is long overdue. At this point Kuwait Airways’ average fleet age is under five years old, which is significantly lower than it used to be: Within the past few years the airline has t

A mid-pandemic Thanksgiving: How the team plans to travel this year

The Points Guy / 5h
Last month, I took to the skies for the first time during the pandemic. I decided to choose a long-haul for my first pandemic flight — in Emirates’ private first-class suite — and the experience felt as safe and luxurious as could be , even with the various health-related restrictions currently in place. This Thanksgiving, I’m taking to the skies again. It’ll be my first mid-pandemic air travel a

These are the top five iPhone 12 Mini and Pro Max deals you can pre-order so far

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iPhone 12 Mini deals and the far larger iPhone 12 Pro Max deals have finally launched, and these are the best offers.

iPhone deal: Verizon's latest preorders give away free iPhone 12 Mini and 12 Pro Max's

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Verizon's latest iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max deals could score you a second device for absolutely free.

Xbox console exclusive 'The Medium' has been delayed to January

Xbox Medium Delayed 2021
300+Engadget / 5h
The Medium , the next horror game from Blair Witch developer Bloober Team, has been delayed. The studio had planned to release the Xbox Series X and Series S console exclusive on December 10th. If you’ve been following the development of Cyberpunk 2077 , you’ll know that’s the day CD Projekt Red plans to release its latest RPG — provided it doesn’t delay the title again. We have important message

Bombshell CDC report reveals 1-in-3 early COVID-19 tests failed

SlashGear / 5h
Not only delayed, the first COVID-19 tests from the US CDC had a huge failure rate a new report claims, with leaked findings from within the agency suggesting that as many as 1-in-3 tests could fail. The revelation comes as new coronavirus cases in the US exceeded 106,000 a day across America, with total deaths now numbering more than 233,000. … Continue reading

PS5 vs Xbox Series X: which next-gen console should you buy?

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Struggling to choose between the PS5 and Xbox Series X? Our PS5 vs Xbox Series X guide will help you make the right decision.

Google VPN is rolling out...but not to everyone

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Google VPN is currently rolling out to Android users in the US that have Google One's 2TB plan or higher.

Our Readers' Choice Eight Sleep Pod Smart Mattress Is $350 off With This Exclusive Promo Code

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$350 off Eight Sleep Pod Mattresses | Promo Code KINJA350 $250 off Eight Sleep Pod Covers | Promo Code KINJA350 20% off Eight Sleep Pod Accessories | Promo Code KINJA350 Read more...

Provizio closes $6.2M seed round for its car safety platform using sensors and AI

Provizio $6.2M Car AI
100+TechCrunch / 5h
Provizio , a combination hardware and software startup with technology to improve car safety, has closed a seed investment round of $6.2million. Investors include Bobby Hambrick (the founder of Autonomous Stuff); the founders of Movidius; the European Innovation Council (EIC); ACT Venture Capital. The startup has a “five-dimensional” sensory platform that — it says — perceives, predicts and preve

Apple Requiring App Store Devs to Post Privacy "Nutrition Labels"

Apple App Store December 8
20How-To Geek / 5h
Apple’s new privacy details will start appearing in its App Store on December 8 as a means to help users understand each app’s privacy practices. In tandem with the fleet of other privacy features released in Apple’s iOS 14 update, these new privacy “nutrition labels” will add yet another level of protection and digital safety for consumers. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Best Buy and Walmart Will Only Sell the New Xbox and PlayStation Consoles Online

24How-To Geek / 5h
Not long after Sony announced it wouldn’t send PlayStation 5 consoles to retail stores for sale on launch day, Best Buy and Walmart took things a little further. Walmart won’t sell PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series S|X on launch day. And Best Buy says it won’t carry either in-store through the 2020 holiday shopping season. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

DoNotPay's Latest Subscription Gives You Unlimited Burner Numbers for $3 a Month

20How-To Geek / 5h
DoNotPay, the robot lawyer that works to get you refunds and cancel your trials, has another add-on for a new privacy-focused benefit to its subscription service. Unlimited burner numbers that deactivate after 10 minutes. That’s perfect for signing up for trials and services where you don’t want to hand over your real phone number. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Preorder the iPhone 12 Mini or 12 Pro Max Today and Get It November 13th

How-To Geek / 5h
Preorders for the iPhone 12 Mini and 12 Pro Max begin today, with deliveries and in-store availability planned for Friday, November 13th. Reports suggest that the phones are in short supply, and now may be your best chance to grab one before the holidays! Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Lenovo's Smart Clock Essential is half off at Walmart and B&H

62Engadget / 5h
A smart clock is a great addition to a bedroom. Not only does it tell the time and other pertinent information, but it’s also smart enough to dim at night and brighten up in the morning. Plus, they usually don’t have cameras, making them better than a typical smart display for intimate spaces like your bedside. Lenovo’s Smart Clock series features Google Assistant integration, too, so you can eas

Your Chili Needs Fish Sauce, Yes It Does

98Lifehacker / 5h
Hello, and welcome back to the Skillet Chili Cook-Off. After kicking off the series with a super accessible, beanless, honest Texas chili , we’re getting a little more involved with Katie P’s Instant Pot Umami Bomb Chili. Read more...

Black-owned businesses are the stars of Oprah's 2020 Favorite Things list

21Mashable / 5h
If you couldn't already tell from all of the early Black Friday deals out there, the arrival of Oprah Winfrey's annual gift guide is the surest sign that the holiday shopping season is in full swing — and this year, it's got "a special twist." Released in partnership with Amazon Nov. 6, the multi-hyphenate entertainer's 2020 Favorite Things list features six dozen stocking stuffers, 50 of which c

The Sony HT-G700 Makes a Great Case for Budget Dolby Atmos Soundbars

37Gizmodo / 5h
Getting a true Dolby Atmos home theater experience is an investment—and some of us just don’t have the space or willingness to spend upwards of $1,000 to make a super authentic Atmos experience happen. However, recently we’ve started seeing more entry-level soundbar systems supporting the format and of the ones I’ve… Read more...

Why China Halted Ant's I.P.O., Dealing Jack Ma a Blow

China Ant’s Ma IPO
200+NYT > Technology / 5h
Investors in what would have been the world’s largest share sale are getting refunds, as Beijing shows entrepreneurs the importance of listening to the Communist Party.

Should I buy JBL headphones over Black Friday?

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JBL headphones are always popular – but are they a good choice this Black Friday and Cyber Monday?

Europe urges e-commerce platforms to share data in fight against coronavirus scams

100+TechCrunch / 5h
European lawmakers are pressing major e-commerce and media platforms to share more data with each other as a tool to fight rogue traders who are targeting consumers with coronavirus scams. After the pandemic spread to the West, internet platforms were flooded with local ads for PPE of unknown and/or dubious quality and other dubious coronavirus offers — even after some of the firms banned such ad

If This COVID-Blocking Nasal Spray Works on Humans, It Could Change the Course of the Pandemic

1KFuturism / 5h
Scientists at Columbia University have developed a nasal spray that seems to block the coronavirus from infecting the nose and lungs. If it works on people — the spray hasn’t yet been tested on human subjects yet — it could become an effective, low-cost preventative measure while we wait around for an effective vaccine, The New York Times reports . “Having something new that works against the cor

The electric Volvo XC40 Recharge: First-drive impressions

52Ars Technica / 5h
The Volvo XC40 was already a compelling luxury crossover, and the addition of an all-electric powertrain only improves it. [credit: Jonathan Gitlin ] After what seems like years of waiting, a bevy of new battery-electric vehicles is about to go on sale here in the US. Ford is readying the Mustang Mach-E . Volkswagen is putting the finishing touches to the ID.4. And last month in Ghent, Belgium, V

'Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night' will hit iOS and Android next month

73Engadget / 5h
A couple of weeks after it emerged Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night was bound for mobile devices, NetEase Games and ArtPlay have revealed it'll be available sometime in December. Pre-registration for the $10 game is now open in North America, Europe, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia and South America on iOS and Android . There's already a way to play the Castlevania-inspired action RPG on Android in

PlayStation 5 review round up: DualSense, SSD shine but games list unsettles

PlayStation 5 Sony
28SlashGear / 6h
The PlayStation 5 is nearly here, and today, reviews of the new console are beginning to land. For those who have already made up their mind about which console they’re going to buy in the next generation, console reviews may not be necessary, but they can still tell prospective buyers what to expect out of their new hardware. There are … Continue reading

Come home to a clean house every day with a Roomba robot vacuum

60Mashable / 6h
Top Roomba deals as of Nov. 6: OUR TOP PICK: iRobot Roomba i7+ — save $300.99 BEST FOR PET HAIR: iRobot Roomba i7 — save $90.99 MOST FEATURES: iRobot Roomba s9+ — save $300.99 Having a clean house every day is nice. Cleaning your house every day or hiring a cleaning service is not so nice. But, with a robot vacuum you can come home to swept floors daily without having to lift a finger or spend to

Alaska Airlines retires 8 more A320s, faces ‘onerous leases’ on other Airbus jets

80The Points Guy / 6h
Like drips from a leaky faucet, Airbus A320s are slowly disappearing from the Alaska Airlines fleet. The Seattle-based carrier retired another eight A320s during the three months ending Sept. 30, according to a securities filing late on Thursday. The move leaves Alaska with just 41 A320s after having retired two of the model plus all 10 of its Airbus A319s earlier this year. The retirements are t

Check Out This Giant Machine That Stamps Out Tesla Frames

92Futurism / 6h
One-Stop Shop IDRA, the company that manufactures gigantic manufacturing machines called Giga Presses for Tesla, just shared more details on how the massive contraptions work. Tesla already has several of these Giga Press machines in its Fremont and Shanghai factories, where they stamp out the Model Y’s entire rear chassis as a single part, vastly streamlining the manufacturing process, Teslarati

Funded by Connect Ventures, Purple Dot plans to take on Klarna-style purchase debt

100+TechCrunch / 6h
In recent times startups have appeared offering credit at an e-commerce basket checkout so that a customer can buy a product without needing to pay right away. Klarna or Clearpay are the two most notable in this field. But what if you flipped the model around so that consumers could buy the item at a lower price later on, and the retailer could reduce waste? This is the model of Purple Dot , whic

This incredibly cheap VPN deal brings the monthly price down to only $1.32 USD

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Use our exclusive TECH20 coupon code to save a packet on PureVPN. This VPN deal won't be beaten this Black Friday.

French startups can apply to the Next40 and French Tech 120

100+TechCrunch / 6h
Last year , the French government and the government-backed initiative La French Tech unveiled an index of French startups so that it would be easier to identify them. The 40 top-performing startups get the label Next40, and the top 120 startups are grouped into the French Tech 120 — it’s a play on words with the CAC40 and SBF 120 stock indexes. Here’s a list of the 40 private companies in this y

Chinese autonomous vehicle startup hits $5.3 billion valuation Chinese Autonomous
100+TechCrunch / 6h, the Chinese autonomous vehicle startup and relative newcomer to the industry, is now valued at $5.3 billion following a fresh injection of $267 million in funding. The round was led by TIP, an innovation fund within the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board that focuses on late-stage venture and growth equity investments in companies that deliver disruptive technology. Existing partners F

LEGO Ghostbusters ECTO-1 does justice to an epic movie icon

Lego Ghostbusters ECTO-1
36SlashGear / 6h
LEGO has revealed its latest set, and if you’ve ever wanted to drive the Ghostbusters’ ECTO-1 then you’re in look – after a little assembly, of course. Headed to stores from November 15, the iconic car from the classic movies looks the part from every angle, and when complete is 18-inches long and 6-inches wide. That’s a big model, but … Continue reading

Get a ZZ plant for 25% off during The Sill's Black Friday sale

Mashable / 6h
SAVE $11: Bring some green to your home with a ZZ plant from The Sill, on sale for $34 through Nov. 12. If you didn't start a small indoor jungle during quarantine, what have you been doing this whole time? Indoor gardening is a great way to bring a little natural decor to your home and distract yourself from all the woes of the world. Plus, who doesn't get a little boost of serotonin from lookin

Sony's excellent WH-1000XM4 ANC headphones drop to $278

52Engadget / 6h
Sony upped the ante with its latest WH-1000XM4 active-noise cancelling headphones, but as to be expected, they come at a premium price tag of $350. But now you can get them for $278 , which is $72 off their normal price, during an early Black Friday sale at Amazon and a few other retailers. Buy WH-1000XM4 at Amazon - $278 Buy WH-1000XM4 at Target - $278 Buy WH-1000XM4 bundle at Adorama - $278 The

WANDRD Neck, Wrist, and Sling Straps keep your camera close for safety

SlashGear / 6h
Despite initial fears and predictions that smartphones will eventually kill off at least the lower end of the camera market, dedicated shooters continue to thrive. Some might say that they have even grown thanks to smartphone photographers who want to graduate from amateur to pro. Digital cameras have definitely changed with the times but a few things have also remained … Continue reading

Keep Mars Weird Is a Hilarious Satire of Austin

100+Wired / 6h
In Neal Pollack's sci-fi novel, young people voyage out in search of the ultimate party—only to find the Red Planet is ruled by a real estate developer.

Major UK Trial Will Study Aspirin as a Covid-19 Treatment

100+Gizmodo / 6h
A 120-year-old drug is about to be put to the test as a possible treatment for covid-19. This week, researchers from the UK announced they would start including aspirin as one of the treatments studied in the ongoing RECOVERY trial—one of the largest and most influential clinical trials conducted during the pandemic.… Read more...

Tesla Is Now Selling Tequila in a Lightning-Shaped Bottle

Tesla Tequila N.
1KFuturism / 6h
Tesla Tequila Forget the Cybertruck — Tesla’s hottest new product is a bottle of tequila, shaped like a lightning bolt. The agave-based adult beverage is listed for $250 on Tesla’s website, but it’s already sold out just hours after debuting. Wacky Wares Tesla makes its own cars, but it didn’t distill its own tequila. Instead, according to the listing, it outsourced the production and fulfillment

This Tyrannosaurus Rex Gave The Safety Demonstration Before A Eurowings Flight

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Video captured what happens when a Tyrannosaurus Rex gives the inflight safety briefing on Eurowings, the Lufthansa-owned low cost carrier. It’s a little tough for a dinosaur to make nuanced movements, even leaving aside that they’re extinct. The life vest doesn't fit over his head and he eventually sticks it in his mouth in order to demonstrate pulling on the cord that would inflate it. Watch to

Johnny Depp will not play Grindelwald in future 'Fantastic Beasts' films

2KMashable / 6h
Johnny Depp announced on Instagram that he will no longer play Gellert Grindelwald in the Harry Potter spinoff series Fantastic Beasts . His Instagram post clarified that Warner Bros. asked him to "resign" from his role and that he "agreed to that request." Warner Bros. decision to ask Depp to abandon the role he has played in both Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Fantastic Beasts: The

We are too fragile for the cuteness of ‘The Mandalorian’ Chapter 10

53Mashable / 6h
Even just two episodes in, The Mandalorian Season 2 has been a journey. Episode 1 was packed with Star Wars references and Easter eggs , but it mostly sidelined our favorite baby hero, The Child. Episode 2 more than makes up for it — and just in time for our new game, Baby Yoda Cuteness Bingo . Yes, there is more to it than The Child. Yes, Mando and his passenger are chased by X-wings piloted by

Half the Milky Way’s sun-like stars could be home to Earth-like planets

Earth NASA Sun Like
500+MIT Technology Review / 6h
Nearly 4,300 exoplanets have been discovered by astronomers, and it’s quite obvious now our galaxy is filled with them. But the point of looking for these new worlds is more than just an exercise in stamp collecting—it’s to find one that could be home to life, be it future humans who have found a way to travel those distances or extraterrestrial life that’s made a home for itself already. The bes

Maldives Hotel Offers Unlimited 2021 Stays For $30,000

1KOne Mile at a Time / 6h
With hotels generally struggling with occupancy, here’s an interesting concept from a property in the Maldives. Do the numbers make sense, though? Unlimited Maldives stays for $30,000 The Anantara Veli Maldives is offering an “Unlimited Stays in Paradise” package : You can take advantage of this deal through November 30, 2020, by emailing This allows unlimited s

Software companies are reporting a pretty good third quarter

100+TechCrunch / 6h
What a difference a week makes. This time last week, in the wake of earnings from tech’s five largest American companies and early results from other software companies , it appeared that tech shares were in danger of losing their mojo . The Exchange explores startups, markets and money. Read it every morning on Extra Crunch , or get The Exchange newsletter every Saturday. But then, this week’s r

Scientists Say They’ve Found the Missing 40 Percent of the Universe’s Matter

5KFuturism / 7h
Gotcha! Scientists have long assumed that about 40 percent of the universe’s visible matter — the kind makes up everything we can see and touch — was missing, never having been detected. Now, a team of researchers from France’s National Center of Scientific Research (CNRS) says it’s finally found it — hidden away in the diffuse filaments of the gigantic, galaxy-connecting cosmic web. The research

Apple's MagSafe Duo charger costs $129

100+Engadget / 7h
Apple has revealed the price of its MagSafe Duo charger , which works with compatible iPhones, Apple Watch , the AirPods wireless charging case and other Qi-certified devices. The device costs $129 , though it doesn’t include a power adaptor to plug it into a wall outlet. For that, Apple recommends a 20W USB-C adaptor, which it's selling for $19 . MagSafe Duo can charge an iPhone 12 and Apple Wat

Get a Free Reusable Holiday Cup With Your Starbucks Order Today

100+Lifehacker / 7h
If you’re someone who gets excited about Starbucks and/or seasonal hot beverages, then you probably already know that today, the coffee chain is starting to serve this year’s crop of holiday drinks , and if you order one today you’ll get a free reusable cup. For everyone else, now you know. Here’s what to know about… Read more...

Xiaomi's surprising desktop PC is as small as a mouse

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Xiaomi Ningmei Rubik’s Cube Mini boasts an Intel Celeron J4125 processor, an HDMI port and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Mimic, Guillermo del Toro's Most 'Hollywood' Movie, Is Still a Creepy-Crawly Chiller

86Gizmodo / 7h
Four years after his first feature, Cronos , Guillermo del Toro made his Hollywood debut with Mimic and famously hated the experience. Though he might have been hamstrung in certain arenas while making the movie, Mimic is still stuffed full of del Toro trademarks—and 23 years later, it’s fascinating to revisit. Read more...

Save almost $300 on the Microsoft Surface Pro 7, plus more laptop deals this weekend

40Mashable / 7h
These are the best deals on cheap laptops this weekend (Nov. 6) ahead of Black Friday: OUR TOP PICK: Microsoft Surface Pro 7 — save $260 BEST DISPLAY: Asus VivoBook 15 — save $182 BEST ON A BUDGET: Samsung Chromebook with Intel N3060 — save $226.50 What's better than a great laptop? A great laptop that's cheap. Nowadays, even budget machines can pack the punch to carry you through whatever's on y

How to Change Your Default Google Account on Android

47How-To Geek / 7h
If you use an Android phone or tablet, you know that your Google account is tightly integrated with the experience. The default account will decide how you’re logged in to many apps, especially Google apps. We’ll show you how to change this. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Belkin's $40 MagSafe Wireless Car Charger Looks Super Slick

MagSafe iPhone 12 Apple
How-To Geek / 7h
Normally I don’t get excited about a new generation of mobile accessories. But Apple’s MagSafe system on the iPhone 12 family is changing a lot, and its making car chargers interesting for the first time in a long time. Take Belkin’s latest model, the awkwardly-named Car Vent Mount PRO With MagSafe. It’s on sale now in the Apple Store. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Holiday 2020: The Best Gifts for New Smart Home Owners

How-To Geek / 7h
There are tons of smart home products on the market today, and converting your home to a smart home is a project that’s never truly completed. There’s always something more than could be done, and if you have friends who are just starting that conversion then there are plenty of great gifts you can get them to help them out. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Telcos oppose changes to EU privacy overhaul

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Proposals would limit EU telcos ability to use data.

After staring at your TV for 4 days, maybe it's time for a new one

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Need guidance at a glance? These are our favorite TV deals from Walmart, Best Buy, Dell, and Amazon as of Nov. 6: Samsung: Samsung 82-inch Class 6 Series LED 4K UHD Smart Tizen TV (UN82TU6950FXZA) — $1,297.99 (save $400) LG: LG 55-inch NanoCell 81 Series 4K Smart TV (55NANO81ANA) — $499.99 (save $150) Sony: Sony 77-inch OLED A9G Series 4K HDR Smart TV (XBR77A9G) — $3,499 (save $3,500 It's day fou

Friday's Best Deals: PlayStation Plus, Board Games, Body Shop Lotion, KIND Bars, Treblab Wireless Earbuds, Percussion Massager, and More

84Gizmodo / 7h
PlayStation Plus and an Amazon sale on board games lead Friday’s best deals. Read more...

Friday's Best Deals: PlayStation Plus, Board Games, Body Shop Lotion, KIND Bars, Treblab Wireless Earbuds, Percussion Massager, and More

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PlayStation Plus and an Amazon sale on board games lead Friday’s best deals. Read more...

How to Choose a Guardian for Your Kids

46Lifehacker / 7h
Choosing a guardian to raise your kids in the event of your death (and that of any co-parent you have) might be one of the toughest, most complicated decisions you’ll ever make as a parent. It’s also a decision we know we should make, but one that a lot of us delay, brush off, or avoid completely. None of us want to… Read more...

'Spider-Man: Miles Morales' is the cherry on top of the PlayStation 5

Miles Morales Spider-Man
500+Engadget / 7h
Up front, an admission: I’ve only played an hour or so of Spider-Man on PlayStation 4. This isn’t for lack of interest, and I offer sincere apologies to everyone personally hurt by this omission in my gaming résumé. I blame a reliance on couchable multiplayer experiences and a light Overwatch addiction, but the why doesn’t really matter. I’ve actually played Sunset Overdrive , an Insomniac Games

Gartner analysts assess the future of cloud infrastructure

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Analysts at Gartner discuss why technology and service providers must partner, align or innovate to survive the next five years.

That Viral Video of CNN Hiding Its Pornhub Tab Is Completely Fake

500+Gizmodo / 7h
Have you seen that viral video of CNN host John King sheepishly hiding a Pornhub tab while announcing election results? The video has been seen by over 6.5 million people as of Friday morning. But it’s completely fake. Read more...

FDA committee to rule on experimental Alzheimer’s drug that could slow disease

SlashGear / 7h
The FDA is holding an early hearing today on a new Alzheimer’s treatment, aducanumab, the first new drug for the disease that the US Food and Drug Administration has considered giving the green light to since 2004. The panel, a meeting of the FDA’s Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee, will aim to decide whether or not recommendations … Continue reading

Get a 23andMe test kit for half off ahead of Black Friday

28Mashable / 7h
SAVE $100: Learn where your DNA comes from, health predispositions, and more with a 23andMe health + ancestry test kit , on sale for $99 as of Nov. 6. Do you have some secret family ancestry history that you've always wanted to know about? Or, do you just want to learn about health conditions you may be predisposed to? Either way, a 23andMe health and ancestry test kit can give you all the answer

British Airways to suspend Gatwick operations during lockdown

The Points Guy / 7h
With England now officially in its second national lockdown , the nation’s flag carrier is taking action to cut costs amid the anticipated downturn in travel. On Thursday, British Airways detailed that it’s suspending its London Gatwick operations until early December when the lockdown is set to lift. Sign up to receive the daily TPG newsletter for more airline news “Following the government’s an

The weird genomes of domesticated fish

200+Ars Technica / 7h
Enlarge (credit: Jordan Hartig ) Humans have domesticated a large number of animals over their history, some for food, some as companions and protectors. A few species—think animals like rabbits and guinea pigs—have partly shifted between these two categories, currently serving as both food and pets. But one species has left its past as a food source behind entirely. And, in another rarity, it en

This $399 Dell Inspiron might be one of the best Black Friday laptop deals out there right now

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Dell Black Friday laptop deals have outdone themselves with this $399 Inspiron.

Ryan Reynolds' 'Free Guy' movie won't hit theaters in December

100+Engadget / 7h
As the pandemic continues to rage on and with recent spikes plunging many countries in Europe back into lockdown, movie studios once again have to delay production on upcoming films. This means they are quickly running out of new titles to release. Disney appears to be trying to avoid that by saving some already-finished movies for later, with Deadline reporting that the distributor has pulled fi

Panasonic Created a Custom Vacuum to Rescue Dropped AirPods

Panasonic AirPods Japan
100+Gizmodo / 7h
Once a wasteland of dropped keys, dentures, and garbage, platform-adjacent train and subway tracks are now littered with wireless earbuds that accidentally fall out as passengers board and leave trains. The problem is so bad that the East Japan Railway Co. has partnered with Panasonic to develop a custom long-necked… Read more...

How to Restore the Classic Google Icons on iOS and Android

36Lifehacker / 7h
Google is in the process of replacing the familiar icons for its many apps and web services with minimalist, multi-colored variants. While these new icons share a more cohesive style, plenty of people aren’t stoked about the redesign. Read more...

PS5 smash-em-up 'Destruction AllStars' will include a battle royale mode

63Engadget / 8h
Lucid Games and Sony were curiously shy about Destruction AllStars’ game modes despite its role as a PlayStation 5 showcase, but they’re finally ready to offer more details. The two have outlined the competitive car smasher’s game modes, and they’re a tad different than what you often see in vehicular titles. There’s a familiar deathmatch mode (Mayhem) with free-for-all and team options, but the

Save your AirPods from certain death with this wacky Panasonic rescue vacuum

Panasonic AirPods Japan
28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Japan leads the way in AirPod rescue missions with an innovative Panasonic vacuum

Nadal vs Carreno Busta live stream: how to watch 2020 Paris Masters QF match anywhere

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Follow our guide to get a Rafael Nadal vs Pablo Carreno Busta live stream and watch ATP tennis from the Paris Masters online today.

Popular app T&Cs 'longer than Harry Potter'

200+BBC News - Technology / 8h
The combined terms of 13 top apps including TikTok, WhatsApp and Zoom would take 17 hours to read.

Capcom hacked in latest cyber-attack on game-makers

100+BBC News - Technology / 8h
Capcom, maker of Resident Evil and Street Fighter, suffers a cyber-attack.

Here’s How Fast Games Load On The PlayStation 5

PlayStation 5 Sony
500+Gizmodo / 8h
Last night, we ran down how fast games load on the Xbox Series X and S . Today, we can do the same for the PlayStation 5, which will hit shelves next week ( well, digitally ). The short version? The PS5 is ridiculously fast, in some cases slashing comparable PS4 load times by nearly 50 percent. If that’s all you want to… Read more...

Control Ultimate Edition's next-gen update is delayed until early 2021

Control Ultimate Edition
63Engadget / 8h
Remedy Entertainment initially planned to release a version of Control Ultimate Edition optimized for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X by the end of the year, but you'll have to wait a little longer to explore the Oldest House in all its next-gen glory. The release window has been pushed back to early 2021. "We want the final quality of the game to be awesome, and so we need a bit more time to wor

iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini preorders are up for grabs

Mini iPhone 12 Pro Max
28SlashGear / 8h
Today, two more iPhones are going up for preorder, with Apple opening up orders on the iPhone 12 mini and the iPhone 12 Pro Max. Those are two very different phones, and they’re arriving several weeks after the standard iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro. These phones also cover two different ends of spectrum in terms of pricing, with … Continue reading

This smart bulb and plug bundle is a great gift for the holidays

32Mashable / 8h
Save $30: C by GE's smart room starter pack with four smart bulbs and a smart plug is $30 off as of Nov. 6, dropping the price to $19.99 at Best Buy. Getting all snuggled up in bed and then realizing that you forgot to turn off the lights is one of life's most upsetting minor inconveniences Smart bulbs let you avoid this by controlling things from your phone. You don't have to get untucked from b

How to Forget Wi-Fi Networks a Mac Previously Connected to

21How-To Geek / 8h
Macs automatically remember all the Wi-Fi networks you’ve ever connect to along with their passphrases. If you’re having trouble connecting to Wi-Fi, you can remove the list of networks to troubleshoot your problem. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Best Buy Black Friday gaming deals are here to save your PC setup

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Upgrade pretty much everything in your setup with Best Buy's Black Friday gaming deals this weekend.

Apple HomePod mini preorders are live — here's where to get one

Mashable / 8h
QUICK LINKS: Apple — $99.99 Best Buy — $99.99 Apple has had a busy few months. The tech giant has held multiple press conferences to announce a handful of new tech, including the 5G-capable iPhone 12 line-up, a new iPad, and of course, the Apple HomePod mini . The latter is available to pre-order starting today (Nov. 6) at Apple direct and Best Buy for $99.99, and is a welcome evolution of Apple'

Hyatt Place’s Complicated Breakfast Changes

23One Mile at a Time / 8h
Hyatt Place is Hyatt’s limited service brand that’s known for offering complimentary breakfast. Well, the group is making some changes to its breakfast offerings, and they sure are complicated. “Free” hotel breakfast is tough right now There are all kinds of limited service hotel brands out there that offer complimentary breakfast. I think it’s worth acknowledging that this has become significant

Out-of-Touch Adults' Guide To Kid Culture: The Dumb Edition

70Lifehacker / 8h
If you’re anything like me, you’re definitely not obsessing over the eventual outcome of the vote count happening in Georgia or wherever. You’re not hitting “refresh” on news sites like it’s your job, and you’re not suddenly very interested in district level congressional maps. So instead of politics, let’s talk… Read more...

Website builder growing into a billion dollar business for GoDaddy

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GoDaddy financial results show strong growth in revenue and customer numbers.

AWS could be set to spend billions on second India cloud data region

Amazon AWS Hyderabad India
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Amazon is in the process of creating a new AWS Asia Pacific (Hyderabad) Region in the Indian state of Telangana.

This new Windows 10 bug could be bad news for gamers

Microsoft Windows 10 20H2
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A recent server update is blocking access to the Xbox Game Bar for some Windows 10 users

The Mandalorian season 2 episode 2 recap: Baby Yoda vs the eggs

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Giant spiders, Frog people and a hungry Baby Yoda in The Mandalorian season 2 episode 2.

patricia-loves-art: Ariel ~ Louis Rhead (1857-1926)

Music, Arts & Literature / 8h
patricia-loves-art : Ariel ~ Louis Rhead (1857-1926)

Slintel grabs $4.2M seed to grow sales intelligence platform

100+TechCrunch / 8h
As the pandemic rages on, companies are looking for an edge when it comes to sales. Having the right data about the customers most likely to convert can be a huge boost right now. Slintel , an early-stage startup building a sales intelligence tool, announced a $4.2 million seed round today. The investment was led by Accel with help from Sequoia Capital India and existing investor Stellaris Ventur

Review: Sony’s PlayStation 5 is here, but next-generation gaming is still on its way

300+TechCrunch / 8h
The new generation of consoles is both a hard and an easy sell. With a big bump to specs and broad backwards compatibility, both the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X are certainly the consoles anyone should buy going forward. But with nearly no launch content or must-have features, they also fail to make a compelling case for themselves beyond “the same, but better.” What we’re left with is someth

9 horny emoji from iOS 14.2 to upgrade your sexting game (and 1 to avoid)

97Mashable / 8h
It's that time of year again. It's no coincidence that the emoji update tends to land right in the middle of Scorpio season, the thirstiest time of year. Everyone knows that there is nothing you can type that conveys the timbre of your thirst like a well-selected emoji. (Or a poorly selected one, for that matter, but let's not talk about all the ones with tongues while we're trying to keep things

FAA Warns Airlines: Covid Disinfecting Could Make Planes Less Safe

33View from the Wing / 8h
In the past when airlines struggled financially one of the first areas they cut back was cleaning, going over a year even without a deep clean. Despite Covid-19 being a bigger threat to airlines than 9/11 and the Great Recession combined, airlines have stepped up their cleaning to give passengers confidence to fly. It's a welcome change that I hope continues even after the pandemic is done. Nonet

Everything in our gift guide that you can buy for under $50

73Engadget / 8h
The holidays can be stressful as the number of people you need to buy gifts for grows with each passing year. You may not be able to control that, but you can still find good presents for everyone on your list while sticking to a budget. To help you do so, we’ve gathered all of the items in our holiday gift guide that come in at under $50 right here. But before we get into the list, we wanted to

What using AT&T’s 768kbps DSL is like in 2020—yes, it’s awful

100+Ars Technica / 8h
Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Synergee) Millions of Americans live in broadband deserts with no access to anything resembling modern Internet service. But few people have it as bad as those who must rely on AT&T's ancient DSL network. Kathie McNamee of Raymond, Mississippi is one of those unlucky AT&T DSL customers. McNamee said she pays AT&T $35 a month for a 768kbps Internet plan that rarely

Postgraduate studies ignite imminent fields

Popular Mechanics / 8h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Updates From The Green Knight, Stargirl, and More

55Gizmodo / 8h
Jonathan Groff and Kristen Bell are getting fantastical for a strange new musical. Anya Taylor-Joy teases The Northman . Loki might already have a second season renewal. Plus, Supernatural ’s endgame continues, Stargirl casts a familiar genie, and what’s next on Star Trek: Discovery . Spoilers, away! Read more...

The Apple HomePod Mini smart speaker is now available in India

Apple HomePod Mini
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The HomePod Mini, Apple’s new smart speaker, can now be bought at Rs 9,900 in India in Space Grey and White.

Confused About Covid Brain Fog? Doctors Have Questions, Too

400+Wired / 9h
Physicians have seen this recovery symptom before, but they still don’t know why so many coronavirus survivors are being affected.

Why right now may be the best time to sign up for a mid-tier card

The Points Guy / 9h
Credit card offers come and go — that’s just the nature of the beast. But right now is one of the best times to take advantage of some stellar offers. You may feel discouraged from applying for a card because of the ongoing, persistent effects of the pandemic . However, it’s a rare window of time where a new card — especially a mid-tier one with solid, everyday benefits — may actually make a whol

HomePod mini preorders open – MagSafe Duo Charger and iPhone 12 Leather Sleeve now “coming soon”

iPhone 12 Apple MagSafe
SlashGear / 9h
Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini aren’t the only new devices going up for preorder today, with some hotly-anticipated accessories either available for your shopping cart or promising to arrive there soon. The HomePod mini, the smaller version of its smart speaker, can be preordered now, while two iPhone 12 accessories are now listed as “coming soon” … Continue reading

PS5 usable storage confirmed – and it's much less than 825GB

Sony PlayStation 5 SSD
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This is exactly how much space you'll have to install games on the PS5.

PUBG Mobile could return to India before the year is over - here's why

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PUBG Mobile was banned two months back and since then PUBG Corp has been attempting to bring it back.

5G capable Redmi Note 9 phones spotted on TENAA – key specs revealed

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These new Redmi Note 9 smartphones are expected to come with 5G connectivity, top of the line specifications and may launch something later this month

NPCI has announced a 30% cap on third party UPI app transactions

Google NPCI UPI India
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, that is likely to affect companies like Google Pay and PhonePe the most

Facebook Portal devices hit all-time low prices in early Black Friday sale

54Engadget / 9h
A good video chat experience is crucial at a time when in-person visits simply aren’t an option. Facebook is capitalizing on that with an early Black Friday sale for its Portal calling devices on both Amazon and its own store . Multiple models have reached all-time low prices, with the 8-inch Portal Mini dropping from its original $129 to just $65 — tempting if you want video calls on your kitche

Steve Kornacki's election coverage is quickly making him a Twitter legend

300+Mashable / 9h
Steve Kornacki is fast becoming Twitter's hero. NBC News and MSNBC's national political correspondent appears to have barely slept since Election Day on Tuesday, much like his counterparts on other networks, holding the fort in front of his touch-screen election map while furiously scribbling down notes, doing the math, and providing updates as they roll in — all somehow with the chipper enthusia

The Nikon Z50 has dropped to its lowest ever price in this early Black Friday deal

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One of our favorite mirrorless cameras, the Nikon Z50, has just hits its lowest ever price in this cracking early Black Friday deal.

Got a Linux server for your web hosting? Beware of this formidable worm

12 GitHub Linux Pastebin
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Gitpaste-12 is a new worm targeting Linux servers that uses at least 12 attack modules to compromise devices.

How to Create a Countdown Widget in iOS 14

60Lifehacker / 9h
There are plenty of apps you can use to make countdown widgets on iOS 14. Don’t go searching for the word “countdown” in the App Store though, you’ll just get frustrated. I’ve been toying around with one called Countdown Widget Maker, and while it’s not free—very few are—it gets the job done if you’re looking for… Read more...

Dropbox now has more than 15 million paid users, could look for more acquisitions

Dropbox Year Q3
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Third-quarter financial results show a huge cash stockpile, which could be put towards future Dropbox acquisitions.

15 Gift Ideas for Mom and Dad—Wherever They Are This Year

93Wired / 9h
The holidays might seem strange this time around. But these gifts can help you stay in touch with your parents and bring a little joy.

How virtual band K/DA launched an EP in a pandemic

100+Engadget / 9h
For thousands if not millions of people, All Out is the most anticipated music release of the year. The five-track EP, which launches today on most major streaming platforms, including Spotify and Apple Music, hasn’t been made by a conventional band or singer-songwriter, though. Instead, it’s the work of a fictional band called K/DA, which is comprised of ‘champions’ from the popular MOBA (multip

How to Quickly Setup a Raspberry Pi 4 with Ubuntu 20.04 or 20.10

How-To Geek / 9h
Ready to run Ubuntu 20.04 LTS or 20.10 on your Raspberry Pi 4, but now sure how to get it setup without using a whole set of tools? This article will help you get setup in no time! Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Ditch the Saddlebag with Waterfield's Cycling Jersey Pocket Tool Case

20How-To Geek / 9h
Look beneath the saddle of almost any cyclists’ bike and you’ll likely see an under-seat saddle bag to carry a flat kit and other emergency items. But that’s not pro. No saddlebag is the cleanest look–but therein lies the problem. How are you supposed to carry your gear without a saddlebag? It’s not like non-pro riders have a team car for when they flat. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

How to Fix “Allow Untrusted Shortcuts” Grayed Out on iPhone or iPad

How-To Geek / 9h
If you want to run a Shortcut created and shared by someone else on your iPhone or iPad, you first have to allow untrusted shortcuts to be saved to your device. If this option is grayed out in Settings, though, there’s a way to fix it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Holiday 2020: 12 Gifts for Super-Busy Moms

How-To Geek / 9h
Looking for the perfect gift for that busy mom, who’s always running around doing a million different things? We’ve got more than a few ideas. Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

Amazon's Fire HD tablets are back down to Prime Day prices

80Engadget / 9h
Don’t worry if you missed the Prime Day sales from last month — there’s a good chance you’ll find similar deals throughout November as we get deeper into the holiday shopping season. Amazon’s brought back its Prime Day sale prices on many of its Fire tablets, and these sales are not limited to only Prime members. Anyone can grab the Fire HD 8 for $55 now, while the Fire HD 10 is on sale for $80 —

2021 BMW 330e Review – No, really, it’s a plug-in hybrid

2021 BMW M3 Series
SlashGear / 9h
Some electrified cars can’t stop shouting about their green credentials, but the 2021 BMW 330e sedan is a little more surreptitious about its plug-in hybrid status. Then again, were I a member of the latest 3 Series family, I’d probably not want my electric drive to potentially overshadow the rest of the features that have long made BMW’s compact sedan … Continue reading

Best-Ever: $40 Bonus For New Rakuten Members

300+One Mile at a Time / 9h
Online shopping portals can be a great way to pick up additional points for purchases you’d make anyway. Just for following a specific link you can earn bonus points or cash back in addition to the rewards you’d earn for credit card spending. Rakuten is my favorite online shopping portal, given that you can earn Amex Membership Rewards points with it. Rakuten is currently offering an excellent bo

HMD will revive the fan-favourite Nokia 6300 and Nokia 8800

Popular Mechanics / 9h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

These iPhone 13 rumors actually make a lot of sense

58Mashable / 9h
We know: The iPhone 12 is barely out, it feels way too early for iPhone 13 rumors, and yet here they are. But the latest crop of iPhone 13 and iPhone 14 (not a typo) rumors come from Ming-Chi Kuo, who is among the most accurate leakers of all things Apple — and they actually sound plausible. According to Kuo's latest report (via MacRumors ), the iPhone 13 will come in the same four sizes as the i

No one knows why the Earth keeps pulsating every 26 seconds

Popular Mechanics / 9h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

EPFL engineers develop a computer chip with logic and data storage on a single architecture

2D Generation Chip Two
SlashGear / 9h
Engineers at EPFL have made a breakthrough in electronics with the development of a computer chip combining logic operations and data storage into a single architecture. The breakthrough paves the way for more efficient computing devices in the future. The breakthrough came from the EPFL’s Laboratory of Nanoscale Electronics and Structures. Engineers say the architecture could have major benefits

Netflix is testing a linear-style TV channel in France

Netflix Linear France
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The beauty of Netflix is that you can watch anything anytime you want, but what if you don’t feel like making a decision? That’s the idea behind Direct , a new linear-style channel that Netflix is testing in France, as seen by Frandroid . When you click on the new Direct link in the menu, you’ll get a pre-programmed feed of popular films, series and documentaries. You can then watch it in real ti

Spider-Man: Miles Morales Is a Smaller, Stronger Game Than Its Predecessor

100+Gizmodo / 9h
Marvel’s Spider-Man took open-world gaming tropes and crafted a sweeping comic book tale. The game wore its love and understanding of the duality that makes its titular hero the greatest comic book hero of all time proudly on its chest. Its follow-up, Spider-Man: Miles Morales , focusing on a fellow Spider-hero , is… Read more...

Podcast: Xbox Series X/S reviews and the election aftermath

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70Engadget / 10h
This week, Devindra and Jessica Conditt dive deep into their Xbox Series X and S reviews. Do Microsoft’s next-gen systems live up to the hype? And they chat about a few post-election stories as we sit in vote counting limbo. Listen below, or subscribe on your podcast app of choice. If you've got suggestions or topics you'd like covered on the show, be sure to email us or drop a note in the commen

How to Run Alternative Browsers on Your Chromebook

68Gizmodo / 10h
Chromebooks are characterized by their ability to run Chrome and very little else—which makes sense, given the name—but these laptops are actually more versatile than you realize. One or two exceptions aside, you can run just about every other modern browser on your Chromebook if you need a change from Chrome, and… Read more...

Play Ticket To Ride Against Alexa; Railroading Board Game Falls By 45%, Today Only

Gizmodo / 10h
Save up to 40% on Board Games | Amazon Gold Box Read more...

Lifting the VR veil: How PlayStation 5 works with Sony’s last-gen headset

PS5 PlayStation VR
61Ars Technica / 10h
Enlarge / You probably want to put the PlayStation VR headset on your head, not on top of a new PlayStation 5, for an ideal use case. But, hey: You do you. (credit: Sam Machkovech) Today's feature-length review of the PlayStation 5 covers a lot of ground, primarily about how it works on your favorite TV set, 4K or otherwise. But what if your preferred PlayStation gaming screen is one you strap to

GTO Engineering Moderna breaks cover as a more affordable vintage Ferrari 250 GTO

SlashGear / 10h
GTO Engineering recently unveiled some design sketches of its latest offering. Affectionately called the Moderna, it resembles a certain vintage Ferrari that fetched upwards of $48-million at an RM Sotheby’s auction in 2018. Yes, we’re talking about the magnificent 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO. However, this isn’t GTO Engineering’s first attempt in reviving a classic Ferrari. The British automaker debute

Profits rise at Square thanks to Bitcoin sales

Square Bitcoin Cash App
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Square continues to grow Bitcoin interests, with boost in profits attributed in part to cryptocurrency.

What a Data Breach Policy Is and Why You Need One

20How-To Geek / 10h
Data breaches have always been disastrous, and new data privacy laws compel organizations to protect data subjects making the impact of breaches even worse. A Data Breach Policy will help protect you. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Kickstarter vs Indiegogo: What's the Difference?

24How-To Geek / 10h
Odds are, you’ve heard about crowdfunding or even donated to a crowdfunded campaign on sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. The two sites are extremely popular crowdfunding platforms, especially for helping creative projects raise money. We investigated each site to see what makes them tick and to learn what the pros and cons are for campaign backers and project creators alike. Read This Article

What You Need to Know About the Newest Game Consoles

100+Wired / 10h
This week, we discuss the impending arrival of the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5, and how they’ll change the video game landscape.

The Batteries of the Future Are Weightless and Invisible

400+Wired / 10h
There’s a renaissance underway in structural battery research, which aims to build energy storage into the very devices and vehicles they power.

Microsoft Edge’s latest feature could help save you stacks of cash

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An in-built coupon application system has launched on the Microsoft web browser, just in time for Black Friday sales

iPhone 12 Mini and 12 Pro Max deals are now available to pre-order in the UK

iPhone 12 Mini Pro Max
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Pre-orders for iPhone 12 Mini deals and iPhone 12 Pro Max deals are now here and these are the retailers stocking them.

iPhone 12 Mini and Pro Max deals are now here to pre-order - here's where to get them

iPhone 12 Mini Pro Max
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iPhone 12 Mini deals and iPhone 12 Pro Max deals are here to pre-order from a wide range of retailers and carriers.

PlayStation 5 review: A big upgrade, and a bigger role for choice

59Mashable / 10h
PlayStation 5 $499 ($399 for disc drive-free Digital Edition) View Product The Good Big performance gains over PS4 • PS4 Pro • Cutting edge graphics • A true The Bad It's big. Really • really big. • You need the latest TV tech to take full advantage • Backward compatible games need PS5 updates to fully benefit • Did I mention it's enormous? The Bottom Line Sony's PlayStation 5 is a very powerful

'Spider-Man: Miles Morales' is a thrilling, much-needed update in a diverse Spider-verse

74Mashable / 10h
In my 2018 review for Marvel’s Spider-Man , I praised Insomniac's PlayStation exclusive for allowing me to feel like I was Peter Parker. That game delivered on the experience of being the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man who’s existed in some form since 1962, and its story gave millions of players like me the opportunity to embody a believable arc in the life of an iconic hero. Marvel’s Spider-Ma

Elon Musk launches his very own brand of tequila

Musk Tesla Tequila
Popular Mechanics / 10h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

PlayStation 5 review: Not just a more-powerful PS4

100+Ars Technica / 10h
The PS5 will stand vertically on its own without the stand, but it can easily be bumped over. Back in 2016, when the mid-generation hardware upgrades of the Xbox One X and PS4 Pro were still just mere announcements, we publicly wondered if we had seen the last truly distinct break between console generations. Instead of releasing completely new console platforms—with exclusive games and features

You can now order the tiny iPhone 12 mini or the gigantic iPhone 12 Pro Max

Mini iPhone 12 Pro Max
98Ars Technica / 10h
Enlarge / Apple introduces the iPhone 12 mini during a virtual event in October. (credit: Apple ) Starting today at 8am EST, Apple began taking preorders for the two new iPhone models it didn't release earlier: the iPhone 12 mini and the iPhone 12 Pro Max . At least the first orders placed today will begin arriving at consumers' shipping addresses on November 13—next Friday. The iPhone 12 mini is

Spider-Man: Miles Morales review: New hero, same heroic gameplay

Miles Morales Spider-Man
28Ars Technica / 10h
Does whatever a spider can. It’s not that rare for a new game console to launch with a big marquee sequel. From Super Mario World and Breath of the Wild to Sonic Adventure and, uh, Perfect Dark Zero , companies often use such sequels to try to highlight the benefits new hardware can bring to an established and well-loved game design. Spider-Man: Miles Morales isn’t quite in the same category. The

Thai Airways Expects To Run Out Of Cash Next Month

75View from the Wing / 10h
The President of Thai Airways says it "only has enough financial reserves to last until December" and they don't even have the cash to pay severance to employees that have opted for early retirement as part of the carrier's turnaround plan. Without fresh capital and real reform Thai Airways will remain a zombie (or just a frozen food brand ). Continue reading ...

How Does In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Work?

20How-To Geek / 10h
In-display fingerprint scanning is like magic! You touch the screen, it reads your fingerprint, and then it instantly unlocks your phone. Let’s look at the technology behind the magic. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

PlayStation 5 review: Great 4K gaming with an odd design

100+Engadget / 10h
Sony knows it's on top. The PS4 handily outsold every other previous-generation console. But instead of coasting on its success, the company is staying aggressive with the PlayStation 5. It generally matches the Xbox Series X’s fast hardware, and it also has one of the most innovative controllers we've ever seen. While the PS5's design may be a matter of taste, at least Sony succeeded in deliveri

The books, movies and music we're gifting this year

61Engadget / 10h
There’s no better way to spend a mid-winter holiday evening than wrapped up in blankets on the couch, sipping cocoa and watching a fun, wholesome film with the family -- at least it would be if you hadn’t already been locked in the same house with these same mouth-breathers under COVID quarantine for the last nine months . So this year, while the fam is off-key singing their way through Frozen 2

Two Weeks with the PS5: How Sony Is Adopting the Best Aspects of PC Gaming

48Gizmodo / 10h
Ever since Sony switched away from the Cell processor architecture it used on the PS3 and adopted x86-based chips and AMD GPUs for current-gen consoles, the PS4 (and the Xbox One for that matter) have been viewed by many as dumbed-down PCs. That’s a line of thinking that never really made sense to me. But on the new… Read more...

Score a free Nintendo Switch with these bargain phone deals directly from EE

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Go with EE and you can get a free Nintendo Switch when you buy a number of mobile phone deals on Oppo.

Five Questions Small Businesses Going Remote Need To Ask Themselves

Futurism / 10h
Mark 2020 as the year remote work and flexible working hours became a permanent fixture of business. Just the facts: 35.2% of the US workforce alone worked remotely as of May 2020, a full 71.7% of those who can do their jobs away from a desk, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas . Yet: With change comes headaches. And for small businesses where Google is their IT department, managing d

Spain’s All Iron Ventures closes €66.5M first fund

Spain All Iron Ventures
76TechCrunch / 10h
Spain’s All Iron Ventures (AIV), an investor in B2C marketplaces and e-commerce plays, has closed its first fund with commitments totalling €66.5 million (~$79 million) — which it touts as one of the largest first-fund raises in the country. Capital committed to the fund by its parent group’s founding partners and other investors brings its total investment capacity to around €110 million. Backin

A body-measuring suit which helps fit clothes remotely

100BBC News - Technology / 10h
BBC Click’s Chris Fox looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

Raspberry Pi brings out mini-computer in keyboard

Popular Mechanics / 10h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Performance parts for the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban revealed

SlashGear / 10h
For 2021 the Tahoe and Suburban were both all-new. Many buyers of those full-size SUVs also like to customize their vehicles and squeeze a little extra performance out of the V8 engines. A new selection of performance parts and accessories has debuted from Chevrolet that will give modest horsepower gains. Both the full-size SUVs are offered with either a 5.3-liter … Continue reading

Ariana Grande clashes with Tik Tok stars over pandemic partying

200+BBC News - Technology / 10h
The pop star accused social media influencers of violating health regulations during the pandemic.

Singapore Airlines Retiring 26 Planes, Including Some A380s

400+One Mile at a Time / 10h
Singapore Airlines has just announced its financial results for the first half of the fiscal year, and as part of this the airline has revealed plans to retire over two dozen aircraft. Singapore Airlines retiring 26 aircraft Singapore Airlines will be retiring 26 aircraft that are “deemed surplus to fleet requirements” after a business review. The airline will be retiring the following planes: Se

Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite: price in India, specs and launch date

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Xiaomi is set to expand its mid-range lineup with the launch of the Mi 10T Lite in India in late November.

Hyatt Place overhauls free breakfast benefit and more

62The Points Guy / 11h
One of the best perks of staying at limited-service hotel brands, like Hyatt Place, is free breakfast. Due to the coronavirus, however, Hyatt Place is overhauling this benefit. The good news is that with limited exceptions, complimentary breakfast will be available to all guests. However, some hotels will no longer offer a free morning meal, and others are trialing a new paid option. The changes

How and where to pre-order the iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini

Mini iPhone 12 Pro Max
100+Engadget / 11h
October has come and gone, and in 2020 that means the second round of iPhone pre-orders has begun. Apple unveiled its iPhone 12 lineup last month and two of those devices — the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro — have already gone on sale. But we’ve still been waiting for the biggest and the smallest iPhones to become available, along with the new HomePod mini speaker. If you’ve been holding out for either th

This transforming car goes from road to the skies in minutes

48Mashable / 11h
Developed by Slovak company Klein Vision, this flying car can transform from road to air vehicle in less than three minutes. The two-seater car uses a BMW engine and can travel an estimated range of 1000km. Read more... More about Transportation , Flying Car , Slovakia , Tech , and Transportation

Razer Kaira Pro supports the Xbox, Android, and PC

Razer Kaira Pro Xbox
SlashGear / 11h
Razer has announced a new gaming headset that’s aimed directly at gamers who game on multiple platforms called the Kaira Pro. The headset is designed specifically for the Xbox. It supports current generation consoles and the coming Xbox Series X and S. Since many gamers are playing games on multiple platforms, Kaira Pro will also work with the PC and … Continue reading

Twitter bans Steve Bannon's podcast account following beheading comments

Bannon Twitter Fauci
500+Engadget / 11h
Twitter has permanently banned Steve Bannon’s podcast after he suggested that Dr. Anthony Fauci and former FBI director Christopher Wray should be beheaded, according to CNBC . “The... account has been permanently suspended for violating the Twitter Rules, specifically our policy on the glorification of violence,” a spokesperson told CNBC . Bannon made the comments while free on a $5 million bond

The Morning After: Xbox Series X and Series S reviews are in

90Engadget / 11h
2018’s jokes are 2020’s reality. I’m speaking, of course, about Tesla Tequila. Previously featured in an April Fool’s tweet from Elon Musk (pre-SEC settlement era), “Teslaquila” is now an actual drink you can buy . While Tesla didn’t go with the one-word name after trying to trademark it, buyers can expect an exclusive hand-blown glass bottle. The price for this small-batch tequila is $250 per bo

The Mandalorian's first spin-off TV show might be about Boba Fett

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 11h
Another Star Wars TV show sounds like it's in the works, possibly featuring bounty hunter Boba Fett.

Disney Plus gift subscriptions are now available in the UK

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Disney Plus now offers digital gift subscriptions in the UK for £59.99 per year.

This new BenQ projector is perfect for the Xbox Series S

40TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 11h
The BenQ X1300i projector has brilliantly low input lag, and may be a good HD beamer for those of you buying the Xbox Series S.

VoIP business phone system hack hits over a thousand businesses

VoIP Business Phone
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Major hack exploits vulnerabilities found within the Sangoma and Asterisk VoIP systems.

Horror thrillers dominate this week's OTT releases in India

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These are the best TV shows and new releases on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Zee5 and other OTT platforms in India.

Some of the world's best running headphones are buy one, get one free for Black Friday

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We'll have to wait until Black Friday itself for the Aftershokz sale, but it'll be well worth it.

The History of Poop Is Really the History of Technology

500+Wired / 11h
Sure it's gross, but human mastery over its chemistry allowed the success of agriculture—and the rise of civilization.

How to Organize Everything You Want to Watch With Google TV

100+Wired / 11h
It's taken years, but we finally have a streaming TV interface that makes things easier instead of more siloed and difficult.

Rocket Report: SLS has technical problems, Vector—yes, Vector—is back

SpaceX GPS Falcon US
44Ars Technica / 11h
Enlarge / Atlas V on SLC-41 after being scrubbed due to an unexpected system response from remotely commanded ground system liquid oxygen valves. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann for Ars ) Welcome to Edition 3.23 of the Rocket Report! Times are good when SpaceX launches a rocket on Thursday evening and United Launch Alliance has the potential to break its streak of scrubs on Sunday. After that, the next

Netflix tests a programmed linear TV and movie channel in France

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Netflix is testing out a programmed linear content channel, similar to what you get with standard broadcast and cable TV, for the first time (via Variety ). The streaming company will still be streaming said channel — it’ll be accessed via Netflix’s browser-based website — and it will be initially available in France only, having rolled out to select areas on November 5, with plans to expand to m

USA Basketball is recruiting for a national esports team

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USA Basketball is making its first foray into esports. The organization is forming an E-National Team, and it has invited 30 top NBA 2K players to participate in its virtual tryouts on November 7th and 8th. Participants will vie for a spot on the mixed-gender seven-player national team, which will represent the US at the second FIBA Esports Open. In particular, the team will play in the North and

In a watershed moment for cruising, one small line will resume Caribbean sailings this weekend

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Something big in the cruise world is happening this weekend, almost under the radar. One of the world’s smallest cruise brands, SeaDream Yacht Club, on Saturday will kick off the very first cruise in the Caribbean since the coronavirus outbreak was declared a pandemic in March. That’s right, cruising is about to be back in the Caribbean — albeit in a very small way. For more cruise news, reviews

Rocket Lab plans to attempt recovery of its first stage rocket

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It’s very difficult to launch rockets into space successfully, and only a few companies and governments have been able to do it. It’s even more challenging to launch a rocket into space and then recover the first stage for use to lessen the expense of rocket launches. So far, SpaceX has proven very adept at recovering its Falcon 9 first … Continue reading

The best dashcams for fleets 2020

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For entrepreneurs who own multiple vehicles, managing a fleet can be a tough job. Here, we look at some of the best dashcams to make the work a little easier.

How to Identify Music With Your iPhone or iPad

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Hey, what’s that song? Your iPhone can listen to any song playing nearby and tell you. You don’t need any apps—multiple song identification tools are built right into your iPhone. Apple even purchased Shazam, a popular music recognition app. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

IBM creates cloud platform for the telecoms industry to realise 5G potential

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IBM creates cloud platform and ecosystem for telecoms operators.

The Aznom Palladium is a Ram 1500 in disguise

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It may not look like it, but the Aznom Palladium is a luxury limousine based on the current Ram 1500 pickup truck. Aznom is a design studio established in 2006 by Marcello Meregalli in Monza, Italy. Meanwhile, the Palladium is the brand’s second attempt in morphing a Ram pickup into an all-terrain luxury sedan, the first being in 2018 with … Continue reading

AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs are already smashing world records – including an epic 6.35GHz overclock

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AMD’s Ryzen 5000 processors are now out, and they are already smashing world records.

Wiggle launches Black Friday sale with hot deals on Garmin, Suunto and Polar

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The Wiggle Black Friday sale is on now, with discounts on the full range of running, cycling and swimming gear.

Challenger bank Starling is out raising a new £200M funding round

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Starling founder Anne Boden recently told TechCrunch that the U.K. challenger bank is on track to be profitable by Christmas, but this doesn’t mean it isn’t out raising additional capital already. According to well-placed sources, Starling has hired Rothschild with the aim of raising a new £200 million round. The draw is its expected profitability, which one source says is already creating privat

Panasonic built a vacuum to rescue AirPods from train tracks

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Losing a pricey pair of wireless earbuds on subway or train tracks has become an increasingly common problem , but Panasonic may have a way to recover them. Working with Japan’s JR East rail group, the company has developed a cordless vacuum device that can quickly nab a stray pair of wireless earbuds, according to Yahoo Japan , as first spotted by The Verge . As Japan’s JiJi press pointed out, r

Earn even more rewards by adding this one small step to your online shopping routine

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From 100,000-point credit card bonuses to lucrative hotel promotions , there are many ways to earn rewards. There are even ways to earn rewards for your next vacation without leaving the house . When you’re shopping online, you can easily earn rewards using one of the best credit cards for online shopping . But, you can often double-dip on rewards by clicking through an online shopping portal bef

It's a great time to channel your fighting spirit with 'The Legend of Korra'

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Escapist TV is part of our daily lives now, but the 2020 U.S. presidential election requires a new streaming prescription. Nickelodeon's Legend of Korra has it all: It's a sweeping fantasy epic with heroes and villains, spirits and magic, but also all the disillusion and vigor of a people who need to keep on fighting Korra is optimistic and grand, but not a single character is infallible, nor are

Hubble begins a survey of nearby stars using ultraviolet-light

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A new initiative has been launched by the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScl) in Baltimore, Maryland, using the Hubble Space Telescope called ULLYSES, which stands for UV Legacy Library of Young Stars as Essential Standards. ULLYSES is the largest observation program ever to use the Hubble telescope in terms of the amount of time dedicated to it. Over 300 stars … Continue reading

SA government wants streaming sites to provide more local content

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The SABC want to extend their definition of what a TV is and wants streaming sites to include 30% more local content

Free version of Showmax launches in South Africa

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A free version of Showmax has just launched for South Africans which allows you to view some of the platforms content without spending a cent.

Apex Legends Mobile release date, news, leaks and what you need to know

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We know Apex Legends is coming to mobile, and here's our best knowledge of a release date.

The GoPro Hero 9 Black finally goes on sale in India

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The GoPro Hero 9 Black is now available in India starting today, with a 23.6MP image sensor and 5K video recording.

Backblaze teams up with Fastly CDN to slash egress fees but there's a catch

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If Fastly users migrate at least 50TB of data and store it with Backblaze for at least 12 months, they won't have to pay any cloud egress fees.

O2's early Black Friday SIM only deals offer bargain prices and free Disney Plus

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Black Friday is kicking in and these O2 SIM only deals are good proof. They supply affordable prices and free subscriptions.

Currys’ half-price OLED TV offer could give you the ultimate Black Friday bargain

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The Black Friday TV deals are underway, and Currys has launched a curious offer on its stock of LG OLED TVs.

JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth speaker drops to lowest price thanks to early Black Friday deal

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The JBL Flip 5 is a great portable speaker – and it's never been as cheap as this.

Tenet is finally coming to home video, after a disappointing box office run

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Christopher Nolan's Tenet is finally coming to DVD, Blu-ray and VOD this holiday season.

Apex Legends Mobile won't be here as quickly as expected, but it's coming next year

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A new statement from EA says the company aims to release the battle royale game on smartphones next year.

Apple watchOS 7.1 has landed, and here's what it brings to your Apple Watch

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Apple watchOS 7.1 is now available, adding help for your hearing along with some bug fixes.

AMD Ryzen 5000 South African prices released

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Evetech has put out it's prices for the Ryzen 5 5600X, Ryzen 7 5800X, Ryzen 9 5900X and Ryzen 9 5950X

New Airline Shopping Portal Bonuses Offer Up To 15,000 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