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Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro: Unboxing and ears-on impressions

Available now, the $199 Galaxy Buds Pro earbuds are poised to take on the AirPods Pro. Ben Patterson/IDG Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Table of Contents Show More Samsung just unleashed its first premium pair of earbuds, the Galaxy Buds Pro, and they…

Analysis: Biden’s $1.9 trillion rescue package offers bridge for hard-hit economy

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden walks into the Queen Theatre in Wilmington By Ann Saphir (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's proposal to pour $1.9 trillion into a hobbled economy could lay the foundation for a surge in jobs and spending that many economists say is needed to avoid long-term damage from…

Samsung launches competitors to iPhone 12 and AirPods Pro, beats AirTags to market

Samsung debuted its newest flagship smartphones and more today at its Unpacked 2021 event. The major launches include three new iPhone 12 competitors with the Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra as well as AirPods Pro and AirTags competitors. Samsung launched its new flagship Galaxy smartphones about a month earlier than it traditionally does this…

New York retail pharmacies will begin administering coronavirus doses on Thursday, kicking off a wider vaccine rollout across states

Sonia Rojas, a pharmacy technician, works in the P & P Pharmacy on December 22, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Starting last week, US officials began allowing states to transfer coronavirus vaccine from hospitals to local retail pharmacies to speed up immunizations. At least one state, New York, will begin administering those transferred…

Canada’s Nanoleaf is all-in on Thread, a wireless protocol for connecting smart home devices

Thread is the next big thing you probably haven’t heard about, and may never witness in action — but it will likely bring massive change to technology you interact with on a daily basis. In simple terms, Thread is a wireless connectivity protocol designed specifically for smart home devices. It’ll eventually form the backbone of…

Three AMD Ryzen 5000 Mobile chips you should avoid buying

These chips are based upon AMD's older Zen 2 architecture, not the latest Zen 3, and the performance difference is notable. AMD / YouTube Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Amid the fanfare over AMD’s new Ryzen 5000 Mobile chips, you might have missed one…

Technology

Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro: Unboxing and ears-on impressions

Available now, the $199 Galaxy Buds Pro earbuds are poised to take on the AirPods Pro. Ben Patterson/IDG Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Table of Contents Show More Samsung just unleashed its first premium pair of earbuds, the Galaxy Buds Pro, and they…

Samsung launches competitors to iPhone 12 and AirPods Pro, beats AirTags to market

Samsung debuted its newest flagship smartphones and more today at its Unpacked 2021 event. The major launches include three new iPhone 12 competitors with the Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra as well as AirPods Pro and AirTags competitors. Samsung launched its new flagship Galaxy smartphones about a month earlier than it traditionally does this…

Canada’s Nanoleaf is all-in on Thread, a wireless protocol for connecting smart home devices

Thread is the next big thing you probably haven’t heard about, and may never witness in action — but it will likely bring massive change to technology you interact with on a daily basis. In simple terms, Thread is a wireless connectivity protocol designed specifically for smart home devices. It’ll eventually form the backbone of…

Three AMD Ryzen 5000 Mobile chips you should avoid buying

These chips are based upon AMD's older Zen 2 architecture, not the latest Zen 3, and the performance difference is notable. AMD / YouTube Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Amid the fanfare over AMD’s new Ryzen 5000 Mobile chips, you might have missed one…

LG’s 2021 TV lineup is promising, but includes bizarre software features

It seems like the company is running out of picture enhancement ideas LG has expanded its OLED lineup, added mini-LED sets and more in 2021, delivering one of the most robust television selections available. Beyond just releasing better hardware, the company is also revamping its smart TV software with a new look and cool new…

Amazon suspends hosting for Parler

Amazon will suspend social media site Parler from its server hosting service on Sunday over violent content that has also prompted Google Play and Apple to remove the platform from its app stores. Parler, the “Twitter for conservatives,” was used by supporters of President Donald Trump to express hatred and threaten violence that culminated in…

4 Ways to Overcome AI Obstacles

1/7/2021 07:00 AM Dan Simion, VP of AI & Analytics, Capgemini North America Commentary 50% 50% Four out of five organizations haven't scaled their AI. Here are some ways to change that. Even as the pandemic tightens technology budgets, there are plenty of companies eager to leverage the highly beneficial capabilities of AI. They hire…

Concept: It’s time for Apple to let apps have multiple instances on iPhone

With iPadOS 13, Apple introduced the ability for apps to have multiple instances. In other words, you can have multiple Safari windows open or multiple notes, for example. It’s an incredibly useful feature and it turned the iPad into a much more powerful computer. We think it would turn the iPhone into a much more…

Business

Analysis: Biden’s $1.9 trillion rescue package offers bridge for hard-hit economy

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden walks into the Queen Theatre in Wilmington By Ann Saphir (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's proposal to pour $1.9 trillion into a hobbled economy could lay the foundation for a surge in jobs and spending that many economists say is needed to avoid long-term damage from…

New York retail pharmacies will begin administering coronavirus doses on Thursday, kicking off a wider vaccine rollout across states

Sonia Rojas, a pharmacy technician, works in the P & P Pharmacy on December 22, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Starting last week, US officials began allowing states to transfer coronavirus vaccine from hospitals to local retail pharmacies to speed up immunizations. At least one state, New York, will begin administering those transferred…

New Foreign Trade Policy 2021-2026 to be rolled out from April, says Govt

Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday said that India''s new Foreign Trade Policy 2021-2026, under formulation, will come into effect from April 1, 2021 Topics Foreign trade policy | India | indian government ANI  |  General News  Last Updated at January 13, 2021 09:15 IST Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday said that India''s new…

Top 5 Things to Watch in Markets in the Week Ahead

© Reuters By Noreen Burke Investing.com -- Politics will continue to dominate the headlines in the week ahead amid calls for President Donald Trump’s removal from office after he encouraged a mob of his supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol. But investors will likely be focusing more on the prospects for a bigger stimulus package…

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Coronavirus latest: US and EU ‘days behind us’ on approving Pfizer vaccine, England’s Van-Tam says

Load new posts Updated at 12/3/2020, 1:59:42 PM BST Harry Dempsey The Premier League has wrapped up negotiations to provide a £250m rescue package for English Football League clubs struggling to survive without fans at matches for most of the year. Shareholders in football’s most lucrative domestic league agreed to provide £50m in grants for…

PUBG keeps winning the influencer battle royale

As esports gain momentum and continues to increase audience sizes, brands are leaning into activations with gaming influencers. But which ones are having the most success when it comes to generating engagement and influence from sponsored content? This article is part of our series leveraging influencer marketing platform CreatorIQ’s Share of Influence report, which reveals…

Barcelona’s Pique likely out for several months because of knee injury

Barcelona said on Sunday that Pique has a grade-three sprain of his internal lateral ligament and a partial injury to his anterior cruciate ligament Topics FC Barcelona AP | PTI  |  Barcelona  Last Updated at November 23, 2020 04:25 IST File photo of Gerard Pique | Photo: Twitter Gerard Piqué is expected to be sidelined…

Health

New York retail pharmacies will begin administering coronavirus doses on Thursday, kicking off a wider vaccine rollout across states

Sonia Rojas, a pharmacy technician, works in the P & P Pharmacy on December 22, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Starting last week, US officials began allowing states to transfer coronavirus vaccine from hospitals to local retail pharmacies to speed up immunizations. At least one state, New York, will begin administering those transferred…

Analysis: Second COVID-19 wave tests Turkey’s commitment to austerity, higher rates

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Istanbul 2/2 By Berna Suleymanoglu, Orhan Coskun and Daren Butler ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A surge in COVID-19 infections and the prospect of another economic downturn could sorely test Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's reluctant acceptance of much higher interest rates and the need for…

DATA STORY: India sees biggest single-day jump in active cases since Sep 18

India on Wednesday conducted 1,090,238 coronavirus tests, taking the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 135,931,545. The test positivity rate recorded was 4.1% Topics Coronavirus | ICMR | Coronavirus Tests Contrary to the fairly consistent trend of daily net reduction, India’s count of active coronavirus cases has seen a significant jump on consecutive days.…

World

2021 MacBook Pro redesign won’t feature Touch Bar and will bring back MagSafe

This could be the MacBook Pro redesign many people have been waiting for Hot on the heels of the reveal of its own M1 chip, Apple reportedly plans to significantly redesign the MacBook Pro in the third quarter of 2021. According to often-reliable TF International Securities analyst Ming-chi Kuo and as first reported by MacRumors,…

Twitter has ‘permanently suspended’ Donald Trump’s account

He was previously given a 12-hour suspension in the wake of the violent January 6th attacks on Capitol Hill Twitter has confirmed that it has “permanently suspended” the personal account of U.S. President Donald Trump. “After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are…

Halo Infinite gets new fall 2021 release window

Halo Infinite now looks a lot like Halo 5 Halo Infinite, Microsoft’s one-time marquee Xbox Series X/S launch title, will now officially launch in the fall of 2021, according to a blog post published by 343 Industries. The game was originally set to launch in November, but was delayed in August due to development challenges…

Brazil has by far the most expensive iPhone 12 in the world, at least for now

While the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max went up for pre-order last Friday, the company also announced that its full lineup of 2020 iPhones is coming to more countries on November 20, including Brazil. While this may sound irrelevant, Brazil will once again have the world’s most expensive iPhone by far —…

Entertainment

Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister, who played Deebo in ‘Friday,’ dies at 62

LOS ANGELES — Tommy “Tiny” Lister, a former professional wrestler who was known for his bullying Deebo character in the “Friday” films, has died. He was 62. Lister’s manager, Cindy Cowan, said he was found unconscious in his home in Marina Del Rey, California, on Thursday afternoon. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Cowan…

Truth x The Vinyl Factory Present: RYOJI IKEDA – immersive audiovisual exhibit at 180 The Hair

A multi-sensory exploration of light and sound. Fact and The Vinyl Factory are presenting a new RYOJI IKEDA exhibition at 180 Studios – in collaboration with Audemars Piguet Contemporary, opening this November. Tickets are available now. Featuring the largest collection of the artist’s work in Europe to date, as well as world premieres of never-before-seen works, RYOJI IKEDA invites…

15 Native Films And TELEVISION Reveals That Everybody Must See A Minimum Of As Soon As

Put all of these on your to-watch list. 1. Samson & Delilah (2009) Madman Entertainment Described as a "throat-gripping introduction to a kind of Australia so often out of sight and mind", Samson & Delilah is a love story involving two teenagers from a remote Aboriginal community in Central Australia. Although there is romance, the…

This perfectly easy website fills your WFH area with calming workplace sounds

Close your eyes and it's like you're there. Image: Chris Haston / NBCU Photo Bank / NBCUniversal via Getty Image By Caitlin Welsh2020-06-10 01:59:46 UTC Hello, white noise, my old friend.  If you've been working from home during the pandemic and you're usually in an office, you might have initially found yourself rejoicing in the…