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News : Technology

Funding efforts aim to help get students online and bridge the digital divide amid pandemic

Saturday  17:21,   26 september 2020

Now a few weeks into remote back-to-school, some of Washington’s K-12 students and educators are finding that internet connectivity is a digital divide that they still can’t span as COVID-19 has forced much of life online. © Provided by Geekwire... >>>

The OnePlus 8 is $100 off ahead of OnePlus 8T launch

Saturday  17:21,   26 september 2020

OnePlus is gearing up to launch its next flagship in October, so it’s no surprise that prices for the existing generation are starting to fall. The OnePlus 8 is currently $100 off on Amazon and the company’s own website, with the 128GB model now... >>>

Common coronavirus misconceptions and the science you need to know

Saturday  16:06,   26 september 2020

Since the beginning of 2020, when we first started hearing about a new coronavirus, eventually dubbed SARS-CoV-2, our understanding of how it operates has evolved. But that evolution has sown confusion, and in some cases, deliberate disinformation.... >>>

From Tesla's smashed Cybertruck to Michael Bay's Samsung walkout: The most epic tech demo fails

Saturday  16:06,   26 september 2020

Join us for a look at some of the funniest and cringiest tech demos of all time.The global coronavirus pandemic has changed much of our way of life in 2020, and that includes tech events. We've seen Apple and Samsung take their product launches... >>>

Amazon’s 5 best deals that are about to end

Saturday  14:40,   26 september 2020

Prime Day deals are here, but Prime Day 2020 is still nowhere in sight — we're not sure when Amazon's biggest sale of the year might actually happen, yet there are already plenty of Prime Day-size discounts to be found. You've got a rare >>>

In Lyon, researchers are talking about the mummified birds of ancient Egypt

Saturday  14:15,   26 september 2020

Scientists from Lyon have succeeded in unraveling a mystery that agitated the world of Egyptologists. A discovery made possible thanks to geochemical analyzes and thanks to the reserves of the Musée des Confluences. © Provided by Franceinfo Why... >>>

This is what happens to your body over months in isolation

Saturday  14:06,   26 september 2020

Since the pandemic officially began in March, we've been told staying home is the best way to avoid catching Covid-19. And it is. But life in confinement can cause physical ailments on its own. © CNN Being homebound for so long contorts the... >>>

Ring’s Traffic Stop feature is about bringing more accountability to policing

Saturday  13:31,   26 september 2020

It could also be a privacy nightmare . The Ring Car Cam, which will cost $199, has two cameras: one pointed out the front windshield and one that points toward the car’s interior. The camera can send alerts whenever an event such as a break-in,... >>>

OnePlus 8 gets $100 price drop as OnePlus 8T looms

Saturday  13:30,   26 september 2020

Even with the price drop, you still may want to wait a few weeks.On Amazon and the company's website, the 128GB OnePlus 8 is now $599 (down from $699) while the 256GB version is $699 (down from $799). T-Mobile's OnePlus 8 5G is similarly down to... >>>

Apple iPad (2020) and iPadOS 14 review

Saturday  13:10,   26 september 2020

Ever since Apple released its first basic iPad in 2017, we've basically said the same thing every time a new one came along. Sure, you could always find cheaper tablets, but Apple's entry-level option offered the best blend of performance... >>>

The iPad’s Handwriting Recognition Shows How Apple Does Machine Learning

Saturday  13:10,   26 september 2020

We asked Apple’s Craig Federighi how you teach software to read anyone’s scrawl.The more intuitive a task is for humans, generally, the harder it is for artificial intelligence. Think of when Alexa can’t hear your commands, or when your spam filter... >>>

Google's parent company settles misconduct lawsuit for $310M

Saturday  12:17,   26 september 2020

Alphabet, Google’s parent company, announced Friday it has reached a settlement worth $310 million in a shareholder lawsuit over the way it handled allegations accusing executives of sexual misconduct. © Getty Images Google's parent company settles... >>>

Insect-inspired robots that can jump, fly and climb are almost here

Saturday  11:01,   26 september 2020

A whole arm of robotics is focusing on insect-size robots -- and smaller. What might humans be capable of if we could command a tiny army of simple machines that could fly, skim the water and even swarm? Many things, as it turns out.Did you envision >>>

Facebook gets reprieve from Apple on live events cut

Saturday  10:06,   26 september 2020

Facebook said Friday it struck a deal in which Apple agreed to temporarily forgo its cut of revenue from paid events at the leading social network to help pandemic-hit performers earn money during the pandemic. The social network had asked Apple to... >>>

The Cheap iPad Is Still Good

Saturday  05:05,   26 september 2020

Apple’s new wallet-friendly iPad is a good one. It looks the same as last year’s cheap iPad, and it doesn’t have a lot of bells and whistles, but it offers plenty for the price. It’s the iPad I would give to my nieces and nephews to play educational >>>