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Best smart home devices of 2020 that aren't made by Amazon or Google - CNET

CNet - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 06:19
We took Amazon and Google out of the running (just this once) to see what other great smart home products are out there.

BMW partners with NYC fashion legends Kith for limited M4 Competition - Roadshow

CNet - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 06:00
The partnership will produce an entire line of co-branded clothes as well as 150 cars.

QAnon: Here's what you need to know about this crazy, pro-Trump conspiracy theory - CNET

CNet - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 06:00
The presidential election is getting close, and this fringe movement continues to grow.

Keep your phone clean enough to eat off of with UV light for 25% off - CNET

CNet - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 06:00
How clean is your phone? Spoiler alert: not very. Kill almost all the germs with a sanitizer.

Best juicers of 2020: Breville, Hamilton Beach, Oster and more for your kitchen - CNET

CNet - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 06:00
We tested the most popular juicers on the market today to find out if the juice is really worth the squeeze.

Scientists capture world's first 3,200-megapixel photos - CNET

CNet - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 06:00
They successfully test the focal plane on the world's largest digital camera, which will eventually help explore the cosmos.

Voting by text or tweet isn't a thing. Don't be fooled - CNET

CNet - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 06:00
Trolls and hackers have used social media to post fake ads meant to confuse voters into missing out on Election Day. Don't get played.

Rebuilding Paradise: Ron Howard's powerful story of a town rising from wildfire's ashes - CNET

CNet - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 05:35
Review: National Geographic documentary thoughtfully exposes how California's deadliest wildfire wasn't just a natural disaster.

Diving into the wild world of custom, ergonomic, mechanical keyboards - CNET

CNet - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 05:26
If a Jedi builds their own lightsaber, shouldn't someone who wields a keyboard have an equally customized weapon?

'This was bigger than GNOME and bigger than just this case.' GNOME Foundation exec director talks patent trolls and much, much more

The Register - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 05:23
Snaps vs Flatpaks, losing in mobile, Microsoft and Linux, and avoiding another GNOME 2 to 3 disaster

Interview  Patent assertion entities: do not pick a fight with open source. It won't end well for you. This is the message from GNOME Foundation executive director Neil McGovern, who will speak on the subject at the Open Source Summit Europe next week.…

Best cases for iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro - CNET

CNet - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 05:00
Just picked up a new iPhone 12 or have one on order? Here are some tasty case options.

Best vlogging cameras for 2020: Sony, GoPro, Panasonic and more compared for YouTube - CNET

CNet - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 05:00
Whether you're just shooting for fun or you're aiming for YouTube glory, this is the gear you need to make your videos shine.

I want MagSafe on every Apple product now - CNET

CNet - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 05:00
One day in and MagSafe has snapped itself into my life. But how many variations will there be?

OnePlus 8T review: Solid performance and a great screen make this 5G sub-flagship a delight

The Register - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 04:28
Do you really need so much RAM, though?

Six months after OnePlus released a flagship, it followed with a slightly upgraded refresh of the same device. You can distinguish these souped-up variants from their predecessors by the "T" in the name. One such device is the OnePlus 8T — an affordable 5G powerhouse.…

Ho hum: If you're so artificially intelligent, name this song while my videos go viral

The Register - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 03:28
My careful plan to save the economy

Something for the Weekend, Sir?  People say I don’t care but I do. I care a lot.…

The best coffee grinder for 2020: Breville, Cuisinart, Oxo and more - CNET

CNet - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 02:39
To find a coffee grinder that's worth your cash we tested popular models from Baratza, Bodum, Breville, Oxo, Cuisinart and others.

The best air fryer of 2020: Ninja, Dash, Cosori, Philips and more - CNET

CNet - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 02:36
To find out our favorite air fryer picks we tested many popular models from Ninja, Dash, Cosori, PowerXL and others.

Fancy a steaming portion of Kentucky Fried Bork? A fingerlickin' flub that's pure poultry in motion

The Register - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 02:30
Greasy goodness plays havoc with a PC's disk

Bork!Bork!Bork!  The best borks are the simplest, and today's is no exception. A black screen, a plaintive message, and a nugget of the Colonel's menu for the hungry masses has been lost.…

IBM builds AI that correctly predicts onset of Alzheimer’s 71% of the time, better than standard clinical tests

The Register - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 01:54
IBM builds AI that correctly predicts onset of Alzheimer’s 71% of the time, better than standard clinical tests

Machine-learning algorithms analyzing human communication can predict whether someone will develop Alzheimer’s disease more accurately than standard biomedical screening, say IBM and Pfizer.…

The engineer lurking behind the curtain: Musical monitors on a meagre IT budget

The Register - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 01:15
The 'S' in SX, stands for 'Sporty', ok?

On Call  One of the hardest tasks in IT is giving a user what they need, while also persuading them it's what they want. Join us for another tale from our weekly On Call column where a Register reader achieved the seemingly impossible.…


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