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  • Video: The Canvia digital art frame is gorgeous, expensive, and flawed 21 Feb 2020 17:25 I just moved into a new apartment. This process threw up a lot of things I wasn’t expecting (why did no one tell me how fucking expensive dining chairs are?), but one of the elements that has most surprised me is the artwork. I thought choosing some cool …
  • Acupuncture: Everything you need to know before you try it - CNET 21 Feb 2020 16:47 Acupuncture is an ancient practice that involves inserting thin needles into the skin in strategic areas. Getty Images In the world of modern wellness, there's a spectrum that most popular trends fall under -- you have the "woo-woo" on one …
  • Man throws snowball at his friend and hits him in the face 21 Feb 2020 16:25 Stone COLD! Skier uses gadget to roll the perfect snowball... then hurls it at friend knocking him off his feet Tristan Geissler uses a 'Schneeballzange' to make a perfectly round snowball  He throws the snowball at his friend hitting him in the …
  • The $3.5-Million James Bond Aston Martin DB5 Gets Wild on the Set of “No Time to Die” 21 Feb 2020 13:47 MATERA, Italy—For better or worse, movie franchises dominate today's cineplexes, bringing us Marvel's Audi-driving Tony Stark, and Jason Bourne and Dominic Toretto performing feats of high-speed mayhem. But only one franchise is grizzled enough to …
  • $45m in 90 Days: How Bloomberg Bought Your Facebook Feed 21 Feb 2020 13:30 $45m in 90 Days: How Bloomberg Bought Your Facebook Feed more... How Much Will Medicare-for-all Save Americans? A Lot more... 170,000 People Living in the Open in Northwestern Syria more... Fighting Rages in …
  • Gadget Lab Podcast: Inside Textio’s Anti-Bias Bot 21 Feb 2020 13:15 Many companies say they want to diversify their workforce. Far fewer have actually succeeded in doing so, even if they're earnestly trying. And one of the first hurdles can come before any candidates have even been interviewed: The language used in …
  • Galaxy Z Flip Review: Not For Me; But I’m Glad Others Love It 21 Feb 2020 11:06 Samsung Galaxy Z Flip in action. Ben Sin If I must narrow down one thing I’m thankful to the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip for, it’s that it’s finally convincing the masses—including mainstream tech journalists—that foldable phones are here to stay. You see, even …
  • Gunfire rocks High Court after judge orders immediate release of jailed Stella Nyanzi 21 Feb 2020 09:48 Live bullets have been fired on Thursday, February 20 at the International Crimes Division of the Highcourt in Kololo as Dr. Stellah Nyanzi supporters tried to prevent prison authorities from taking her back to Luzira prison for official release and …
  • Review: Be afraid, be very afraid. They could make a sequel to 'Bhoot 1' 21 Feb 2020 07:55 How spooky is it really if everyone except the characters knows there's a bhoot about? Rating: Bhoot: Part 1 — The Haunted Ship (A, 117 min) Cast: Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar, Ashutosh Rana Direction: Bhanu Pratap Singh Our relationship with horror …
  • Barclays scraps 'Big Brother' tracking software after backlash from staff and campaigners 21 Feb 2020 05:47 Barclays has scrapped a “Big Brother style” system that monitored employees’ computers, tracking their working habits and how long they spent on breaks. Following a backlash from privacy campaigners, the bank said it had axed a pilot of the tracking system …
  • New research takes p*** out of incontinence 21 Feb 2020 02:45 Newswise — Millions of people might eventually be spared the embarrassment and extreme isolation caused by wetting themselves, thanks to new research. One in every five people has a lower urinary tract disorder called overactive bladder which, for some, …
  • Exorcising our digital zombies 21 Feb 2020 00:23 I RECENTLY overheard a friend lamenting about how difficult it is to feed her grandchildren, both under the age of seven, at meal times. The little ones would whimper and fuss, refusing to take a morsel. The only way to get them to eat is usually to let …
  • How to lose weight for good, according to a dietitian 20 Feb 2020 21:30 The latest stats show that more than 70 percent of Americans are overweight or obese, and while many regain that weight, an important study that tracked successful dieters via the National Weight Control Registry found that over a ten-year period, the …
  • PriceSpy Research Suggests New Samsung Handsets Are Not As Popular As They Once Were 20 Feb 2020 21:01 Friday, 21 February 2020, 9:15 am Press Release: PriceSpy As anticipation builds surrounding the imminent release of Samsung’s latest handset, the Samsung Galaxy S20, new research from the fully impartial price and product comparison site, PriceSpy, …
  • Correctional services to probe Facebook activities of jailed killers 20 Feb 2020 19:18 The Department of Correctional Services is investigating apparent prison Facebook posts by two of the people sentenced for the murder and rape of Hannah Cornelius and the brutal attack on her fellow student, Cheslin Marsh. Spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo …
  • Best travel gadgets of 2020 — 15 innovations to ease your travel hassles 20 Feb 2020 18:49 The temptation to overpack is real — especially when you're feeling the urge to bring all your essentials. The best travel gadgets, though, will satisfy your needs with clever, compact, and versatile design that not only save you from trouble, but also …
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip review: foldable flipping fun 20 Feb 2020 18:13 Many iPhone users are wed to Apple’s ecosystem, but the latest Galaxy device from Samsung Electronics may finally get them to turn a curious eye. The Galaxy Z Flip is Samsung’s second try at a compelling foldable device after last year’s Galaxy Fold. This …
  • MailOnline helps to set a Guinness World Record for the highest dinner party with food by Sat Bains 20 Feb 2020 15:16 Taking fine dining to new heights, in the spring of 2018 I ate a meal at 23,149 feet on the North Col of Mount Everest. Joining eight companions, we feasted on a mouth-watering meal prepared by two-Michelin-star super chef Sat Bains while dressed in black …
  • Franklin man complains of neighbor’s dogs barking, being chained to fences 20 Feb 2020 15:12 FRANKLIN — Barking dogs chained to a fence in a neighboring yard are irking a Franklin homeowner, who claims the animals are not healthy. He said the animals could also be violating the city’s noise ordinance, as they continually bark and are preventing …
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip will be back in stock on Friday 20 Feb 2020 12:54 Samsung's foldable Galaxy Z Flip sold out shortly after becoming available for purchase online, but buyers will get another chance to buy it on Friday, Feb. 21.  In a press release Thursday, Samsung said that the consumer response to the Galaxy Z Flip …
  • This cozy bedside lamp is actually a high-tech charger and speaker system 20 Feb 2020 12:53 Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Save space and money. Image: hometree By StackCommerceMashable Shopping2020-02-20 02:03:00 -0800 TL;DR: Get three useful devices in one with the Tree of …
  • Millions with bladder weakness may finally be spared embarrassment thanks to 'game-changer' test 20 Feb 2020 11:53 Millions of people with bladder weakness may finally be spared embarrassment thanks to new diagnostic test.  One in five people have an overactive bladder, which means having to go to the toilet often or suffering leakages.  Now scientists are a step …
  • Dreams review – creative learning as delightful play 20 Feb 2020 10:00 Everyone who plays Media Molecule’s Dreams will come away with their own story of when, exactly, it clicked for them. Part game design toolkit, part digital audio workstation, part animation studio and part social network, there’s something here for every …
  • Apple’s affordable iPhone coming next month – here’s what we know so far 20 Feb 2020 09:20 Updated 02/19/20 – According to a report by Bloomberg, despite production being slowed by the coronavirus, Apple is still on track to release the new iPhone SE 2 at the end of March. It’s also working on a new iPad Pro but its release could be …
  • How to uncover your Alexa recordings - and delete them 20 Feb 2020 09:03 Alexa and privacy have a bit of a rocky relationship (Getty Images)Amazon’s smart speaker is back in the news this week following an intriguing BBC investigation into the mighty tech giant. In a Panorama special, ex-Amazon exec Robert Fredrick admitted …
  • Amazon insider warns public Alexa is recording our conversations 20 Feb 2020 08:28 Amazon's popular Alexa gadget is listening to our conversations. Many people have worried the digital assistant- who answers our questions on the weather, gives us recipe ideas and will even tell us jokes on demand - could be listening in on our …
  • New Android 11 feature suggests Pixel 5 might support reverse wireless charging 20 Feb 2020 07:37 Last night, Google dropped the first developer preview of its upcoming Android 11 mobile operating system. While the company listed some features such as floating chat bubbles and limited location data access on its blog, there are some nifty hidden …
  • What next for the NFL's free agent QBs? 20 Feb 2020 06:15 It's hard to recall an offseason that has promised to alter the NFL's quarterback landscape more so than that 2020's. There are question marks over the future of the league's seasoned veterans, as well as those striving to get their careers …
  • 7 suspected thugs shot dead in Isinya, Kajiado 20 Feb 2020 05:57 Seven suspected thugs were Thursday dawn shot dead in a botched robbery in Isinya, Kajiado County. Police said the men had traveled from Nairobi to the area for their mission when they met their death. They were reportedly on their first mission on a …
  • 13 NFL draft prospects with something to prove at 2020 scouting combine 19 Feb 2020 23:52 For NFL hopefuls, the scouting combine is all about making a case. Every player who attends the annual event in Indianapolis looks to leave a lasting impression on teams, whether that's by confirming positive sentiments or quelling previously held …
  • TikTok update: App brings variety of new changes to restrict what young people can see 19 Feb 2020 22:31 TikTok has announced a variety of safety features to control what young people can see on the platform. The new updates allow parents to restrict their children from seeing adult or otherwise problematic content. It comes amid worries about the kind of …
  • Using machine learning to figure out how to charge your gadget’s batteries 19 Feb 2020 22:22 Enlarge / The seemingly simple act of charing is getting increasingly complex. 0 with 0 posters participating Batteries tend to involve lots of trade-offs. You can have high capacity, but it means more weight and a slower charge. Or you can charge …
  • The best travel tripods for those must-have shots 19 Feb 2020 22:07 If you're going on a trip-of-a-lifetime type adventure, just taking handheld snaps with your iPhone ain't going to cut it. You really need to consider investing in a travel tripod so you can get the very best photographs and videos of your epic …
  • Your Doorbell Camera Spied on You. Now What? 19 Feb 2020 21:39 Has there ever been a tech product more polarizing than Ring? The internet-connected doorbell gadget, which lets you watch live video of your front porch through a phone app or website, has gained a reputation as the webcam that spies on you and that has …
  • The best smart home devices of 2020: Here's how to transform your house with the very best in connected tech 19 Feb 2020 20:45 No longer the preserve of gadget geeks, the tech-powered home of the future is finally going mainstream. If you’re ready to get on board, here’s our pick of the best devices in every class to upgrade your dumb house to a smart home. Best smart display: …
  • Google introduces one-time location access for app in Android 11 19 Feb 2020 20:44 Last year, Apple introduced a new control for location tracking with iOS 13, which allowed apps to access your location data only once. Now, Google has followed its footsteps with similar location controls with its Android 11 developer preview. The preview …
  • Why the actual sale is often bagged downstairs 19 Feb 2020 20:33 Thursday, February 20, 2020 0:01 By JOHN KAGECHE A saleswoman pitching an investment plan to clients. PHOTO | FOTOSEARCH  Be discerning of where the actual sale happens and sell there too. Do not let your mingling with executive power cloud your judgment. …
  • Best Google-home compatible devices for 2020 19 Feb 2020 19:46 2020 really is a wondrous time for tech lovers, we've complained about things at home for centuries - and finally our smart home prayers have been answered. Nowadays, life is hard enough without having to come home and things be equally as difficult. …
  • Kraftwerk’s music for a Europe without end 19 Feb 2020 18:06 Dance-offs used to be more fun. In a YouTube clip taken from Detroit’s WGPR-TV channel in 1982, a succession of young Americans are throwing shapes to the sound of “Sharevari” by A Number of Names, a purely electronic track with a bubbling synthesiser …
  • Willow Pump Generation 3 now on sale, with new tech to help moms get more milk - CNET 19 Feb 2020 17:51 The third-generation Willow is now on sale, designed to help moms pump more milk in a session. Willow Willow changed the game for pumping moms with its quiet, in-bra, spill-proof wireless breast pump. Now a third-generation model is available to buy, …
  • What are Apple Tags? Everything you need to know about the next iDevice 19 Feb 2020 15:03 Apple launches AirPods Pro, the most expensive AirPods ever! The Cupertino-based technology giant Apple is currently working on a new product, which isn't an iPhone. The product belongs to an entirely new category and allows to look for lost items. The …
  • The facemask that can spot tuberculosis: Gadget being tested by the NHS 19 Feb 2020 14:34 A facemask being tested by the NHS can diagnose tuberculosis early. The gadget, designed with the help of British scientists, can detect disease bacteria expelled by a suspected patient's mouth after they wear it for just half an hour. Researchers say …
  • Simple trick to make 'amazing' pizza in slow cooker - and you only need one item 19 Feb 2020 13:25 When people think of slow cookers, they often think of curries or hearty stews - but it turns out there's a lot more you can do with the handy kitchen gadget. We recently saw one woman make a "healthier" full English breakfast for her whole …
  • New Android phone uses AI to stop you taking x-rated naked selfies 19 Feb 2020 12:18 This is the new nudes-proof Tone E20 phone (Image: Tone)It’s never been easier to send graphic images of your own naked body around the world. Now a phone firm has dreamed up a new way of helping exhibitionist humans preserve their modesty. The latest …
  • Reinvent yourself today with the Fitbit Versa 2 19 Feb 2020 11:39 Forget about New Year’s Resolutions that began on 1 January. By now, that’s probably what you’ve done anyway. By the end of January, eight out of ten people are likely to have failed to maintain their resolutions. That means the gyms are getting less …
  • Insectothopter: Declassified CIA Docs Reveal Why Tiny US Spy Gadget Failed 19 Feb 2020 11:04 Viral 10:49 GMT 19.02.2020Get short URL The papers also revealed that the agency worked on an Ornithopter, a mechanical remote-controlled bird and project the Tacana. The latter used homing pigeons to fly to specific targets and take pictures via a …
  • Sainsbury's staff get bodycams to stop them getting attacked at work 19 Feb 2020 10:24 Staff at Sainsbury’s have started wearing the cameras for evidence of attacks (Picture: Getty)Sainsbury’s has been forced to introduce body surveillance cameras in certain stores to stop their staff being attacked at work. The personal safety gadget is …
  • IPad Pro 2020 might release alongside iPhone SE 2 in March 19 Feb 2020 10:20 The iPhone 12 series might still be a long way off, but supply chain insiders insist that a budget version will come out next month. Dubbed the iPhone SE 2 or iPhone 9 by sources, it will be an entry-tier smartphone for those who want to stay with Apple…
  • Apple Tags are coming soon and there’ll be millions of it: Report 19 Feb 2020 09:46 Apple is working on a new product category and according to the popular analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the shipment volume of this new product will reach tens of millions by the second and third quarter of this year. The new product is a location tracking device …
  • A Sushi Hand Roll Counter and Japanese-Inspired Cocktail Bar Open in Old Town 19 Feb 2020 06:50 When Todd Thrasher‘s pioneering cocktail bar PX and adjoining fish and chip spot Eamonn’s closed last summer, the departure left a hole in Old Town’s dining and drinking scene. Today, a new cocktail-and-seafood duo opens in the same split-level location: …
  • 'He should be given an opportunity': The call to get Israel Folau back in the NRL 19 Feb 2020 04:16 Even here, on the other side of the planet, in the middle of Barcelona's Olympic Stadium, when he's not even present, when he's back in Perpignan in a swimming pool working on his bruised and battered body, Israel Folau is still the story. He …
  • 'Everyone understands the headline, not the person': The call for Folau's NRL return 19 Feb 2020 02:32 Loading "We completely stand by the decision, as a club, and as an individual I stand by that as well. But having spoken to him, understanding him more, I think everyone understands the headline, not the person. Getting him on the field is the plan …
  • Report: Coronavirus could cause iPhone SE 2 shortage, iPad Pro delay 19 Feb 2020 01:12 Coronavirus fears shut down Mobile World Congress, and now the virus appears to be impacting Apple too. Yesterday, the company announced problems stemming from the outbreak would cause it to miss its next quarterly earning goals. Today, a report from …
  • The best camping gear for people new to the great outdoors 19 Feb 2020 00:46 Whether you’re planning to cross the country in a camper or you prefer an old-fashioned tent in the great outdoors, we can all agree that there are some camping essentials that will get you through an adventure in the wilderness. You could spend hours …
  • Leak: TCL’s new phone turns into a tablet without folding 18 Feb 2020 23:08 We’re living in a new era for phone design. We’ve seen phones with bendable displays that fold horizontally and vertically, folding phones with dual screens, and phones with screens hidden on their backside. But I can’t for the life of me figure out how …
  • The Galaxy Z Flip and Motorola Razr broke on the first try in our drop test 18 Feb 2020 21:55 Thanks to the new Samsung Galaxy Z Flip and the Motorola Razr and their foldable screens, flip phones are making a comeback. And while modern-day flip phones are way fancier and have tons more features than their old-school flip phone predecessors like the …
  • 8 Gadgets To Make Meal Prep and Kitchen Organizing So Much Easier 18 Feb 2020 20:23 8 Gadgets To Make Meal Prep and Kitchen Organizing So Much Easier Who isn't looking to shave a few minutes off their everyday meal-prep routine? Whether you're making individual salads for weekday lunches or cooking up a big batch of penne …
  • Kickstarter Employees Vote to Unionize in a Big Step for Tech 18 Feb 2020 20:22 Kickstarter, which was founded in 2009 and has raised less than $15 million in venture capital, gives people a way to raise money for their creative projects — such as a film or a new gadget — from the public instead of through traditional investors, a …
  • Best waffle makers for Pancake Day 2020 18 Feb 2020 19:19 Now that Valentine's day is over, it's time to focus on perhaps the most exciting day in February - you guessed it, Pancake Day. Pancake Day lands on Tuesday the 25th of February this year and we can't think of a better way to celebrate than …
  • Batavia Downs records highest ever weekly, daily handle, plus record number of jackpots, payouts 18 Feb 2020 18:54 Press release: Officials from Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel announced the week ending on Sunday, Feb. 16th, was the busiest week in its history. With more than $18.5 million in Credits Played for the week, Batavia Downs paid out over $17.3 million in …

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