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Geometry Reveals How the World Is Made of Cubes

8KWired / 7h
An exercise in pure mathematics has led to a wide-ranging theory that unites Plato with geophysics.

David Prowse, the original Darth Vader, is dead at 85

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500+Ars Technica / 5h
David Prowse as Darth Vader and Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia filming the original Star Wars. [credit: Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images ] David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the first three Star Wars films, has died at the age of 85. Prowse's agent confirmed the news to the Hollywood Reporter on Saturday evening. Prowse was a body builder who stood six feet, seven inches tall when he

Darth Vader actor and legend David Prowse dies at 85

Darth Vader Prowse
500+Engadget / 3h
It’s a sad moment for the pop culture world. BBC News reports that David Prowse, the actor who portrayed the iconic Darth Vader on camera in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died at the age of 85 after a short illness. He landed Vader, his best-known role, after George Lucas noticed him portraying a bodyguard in A Clockwork Orange and the towering 6’6” bodybuilder a chance to audition for role

Review: Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)

One Mile at a Time / 12min
While I usually review flights , airport lounges , and hotels , in this case I’ll be reviewing an airport (it’s the first airport-specific review I’ve done since the new Istanbul Airport ). We’re not just talking about any airport, but rather about the infamous Berlin Brandenburg Airport, which opened on October 31, 2020 . The significance of Berlin Brandenburg Airport Berlin Brandenburg Airport

Cyber Monday TV deals: get a 65-inch 4K TV on sale for just $299.99.

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 12min
Cyber Monday TV deals have arrived early at Best Buy, and you can get this 65-inch 4K TV on sale for just $299.99.

Chiefs vs Buccaneers live stream: how to watch NFL week 12 game from anywhere today

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 27min
A game with all the makings of a classic, here's how to get a Kansas City Chiefs vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers live stream and watch NFL week 12 action today.

The Federal Government Considers What To Do About Washington National Airport’s Perimeter Restrictions

View from the Wing / 29min
On Tuesday the U.S. Government Accountability Office issued a report on the perimeter rule at Washington National airport. Limits are placed on the distance flights can operate from the airport in order to limit congestion and noise and to protect Dulles airport for longer haul traffic. Continue reading ...

US Army explores drone-like designs for quieter stealth helicopters

SlashGear / 35min
The US Army is has prioritized the development of a quieter helicopter design that will enable it to operate these vehicles for surveillance and cargo transportation without the noise of traditional helicopters. The military has zeroed in on eVTOL tech as its potential solution, meaning future Army helicopters may resemble drones. Helicopters are vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) vehicles, mea

Microsoft envisions 'scoring' meetings based on body language

35Engadget / 41min
You might not have to endure as many unnecessary company meetings in the future. GeekWire has found a Microsoft patent application for an “insight computer system” that would give meetings scores based on body language, facial expressions, the number of attendees and even ambient conditions like the time of day and temperature. If people are clearly distracted by their phones, for example, organi

Saints vs Broncos live stream: how to watch the NFL week 12 game from anywhere today

20TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 48min
Here's how to get a Saints vs Broncos live stream and watch the NFL action online this Sunday, as Denver look to snap New Orleans' seven-game win streak.

49ers vs Rams live stream: how to watch the NFL week 12 game from anywhere today

24TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 48min
Here's how to get a San Francisco 49ers vs Los Angeles Rams live stream and watch the NFL online this Sunday, as the Niners pray for a miracle at home.

The best Virgin Atlantic economy seats

The Points Guy / 59min
Flying in economy doesn’t have to be a dreadful experience. But part of making it more manageable is by making sure you’re sat in the best seat in the cabin. And if you’re flying with Virgin Atlantic, there are some clear winners. To make things complicated, Virgin has three fare types in economy. Of the three types, Economy Delight is the most expensive (starting at around $226 more than a regul

These $100 bluetooth earbuds are $43 for Cyber Monday

20Engadget / 1h
Wireless earbuds, a luxury item just a few years ago, are now commonplace in the tech world. That means anyone who still uses wired earphones can finally upgrade and go wireless without breaking the bank. Well, that's where this Black Friday deal enters the picture and makes a great holiday gift — for yourself or anyone else in your life. A pair of EarFun Air True Wireless BT 5 Earbuds is the per

Sky's 50% off Black Friday deal ends on Cyber Monday - save on Sport, Cinema, Netflix

24TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 1h
Time's running out to save big on your TV package. Sky Black Friday deals offer up to £700+ off this year... but not for long.

7 apps airline pilots use to help with the job

The Points Guy / 1h
Where would we be without apps on our phones and tablets ? How would we stay in touch with people? When would we know what time it is to get up? How would we take photos? Admittedly these are somewhat tongue in cheek, but we can’t deny that having so much information available to us at the press of a thumbprint can make our lives easier in so many ways. This is particularly true in the world of a

Both Volkswagen and Tesla are preparing cheaper EVs

SlashGear / 1h
A new report is going around that claims new, more affordable electric vehicles will be coming to market. According to the report, both Tesla and Volkswagen have given new EV programs the green light to create cars selling for between $25,000 and $30,000. That is a price point that will undoubtedly make transitioning to electric vehicles more affordable for people … Continue reading

Don’t make these 9 tourist mistakes in Italy

The Points Guy / 1h
There’s nothing wrong with being a tourist in Italy . It’s exciting to visit a new destination you may not be overly familiar with — and getting to know a new place is one of the reasons we love to travel in the first place. Plus, Italy has some of the most famous tourist attractions in the world, so who wouldn’t want to explore it with fresh eyes? But being a tourist doesn’t mean you have to fal

The absolute best robot vacuum deals for Cyber Monday

24Mashable / 1h
Best robot vacuum deals to shop Cyber Monday 2020: OUR TOP PICK: iRobot Roomba i3+ — save $200.99 BEST VACUUM/MOP COMBO: Shark VacMop Pro — save $130 BEST CHEAP ROBOT VACUUM: Eufy BoostIQ 11S — save $80 If you're someone who loves having a clean home, but hates cleaning, a robot vacuum should be your splurge item this Cyber Monday. You don't have to drop a ton of coin to get a reliable robo vac t

Super Mario Maker will lose support for course uploads next year

SlashGear / 1h
The original Super Mario Maker game is slowly coming to an end and the next big change will involve completely disabling course uploads. Nintendo revealed the change in an update on a Wii U support document, revealing that fans of the game only have a few months left before they’ll start seeing an error message when trying to use the … Continue reading

NASA offers a $25,000 prize to help design unloading systems for the moon

SlashGear / 2h
There are many challenges in front of the NASA Artemis mission that will put humans on the moon again for the first time in decades. While lots of aspects of the Artemis mission are still undecided, NASA is hard at work gathering data and companies to help it tackle obstacles to make the missions happen. The space agency recently offered … Continue reading

Can I travel to England? Everything you need to know about the new quarantine program

The Points Guy / 2h
If you’re waiting to get away on your next vacation , we don’t blame you. This year has brought out the strongest wanderlust in us all , especially since much of the world is still off-limits to Americans . But this week, we got news of a new plan that will make travel to England more accessible. As of Dec. 15, 2020, England will implement its Test to Release strategy . In other words, travelers

Cyber Monday comes early with these awesome Best Buy laptop deals

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On Cyber Monday, Best Buy has rolled out a whole slew of amazing laptop deals.

Chinese Chang’e 5 spacecraft has entered orbit around the moon

SlashGear / 2h
Less than a week ago, we mentioned China had launched its Chang’e 5 mission to the moon. The goal of the mission is to gather lunar samples and return them to Earth for study. China has announced that the spacecraft has now entered orbit around the moon. The large spacecraft weighs over 18,000 pounds and launched on Monday, November 23, … Continue reading

Vizio's rotating Dolby Atmos soundbar is $400 off ahead of Cyber Monday

40Engadget / 2h
If you’re looking for a soundbar to go with your Black Friday TV , Best Buy might have a solid option. The retailer is selling Vizio’s Dolby Atmos-capable Elevate soundbar for just $600 ahead of Cyber Monday — a hefty $400 below the official $1,000 price. While it’s still not modestly priced, that could make it a strong value if you want a full-featured audio system. Buy Vizio Elevate at Best Buy

American Airlines Scrapping Plane Involved In JFK “Incident”

300+One Mile at a Time / 2h
Over the summer we learned that an American Airlines plane involved in an April 2019 incident will never fly again, and there’s now an interesting update to that, as we’re seeing what’s involved in the scrapping of this plane. What happened to this American Airlines A321? On April 10, 2019, a pretty terrifying incident happened on American Airlines flight AA300 from New York to Los Angeles. The f

From MacBooks to Chromebooks, here are the best laptop deals of Cyber Monday

44Mashable / 2h
Here are the best Cyber Monday deals on laptops as of Nov. 29 at 12:30 p.m. EST: HP Spectre x360 13t Touch Convertible Laptop (256GB ) — save $350 Microsoft Surface Pro 7 (128GB) — save $360 Apple MacBook Air, late 2020 (256GB) — save $100 Apple MacBook Pro, late 2020 (256GB) — save $100 It's still *technically* a day away, but Cyber Monday is already bringing us a ton of discounts on laptops fro

Bill's Black Friday deal block void

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Mysterious monolith is missing, and people have theories

500+Mashable / 2h
The metal monolith , planted by unknown sources in the Utah desert at some point before last week, has gone the same way it arrived: shrouded in mystery. Officials from the Utah Department of Public Safety and the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources discovered the three-sided silver structure on Nov. 18 via helicopter, while on a routine mission to count bighorn sheep. Now the monolith is no long

These are the three best broadband deals in the UK - but they all end on Cyber Monday

24TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 2h
Take your chance to bag big savings on your broadband - these special broadband deals from BT, Virgin and Vodafone are all set to end tomorrow.

Earth is 2000 light-years closer to the Milky Way’s blackhole

SlashGear / 2h
Scientists at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan recently created a new map of the Milky Way galaxy. The map of the galaxy found that the Earth is 2000 light-years closer to the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy than previously believed. Researchers also found that the Earth is orbiting the black hole faster than … Continue reading

Get Early Cyber Monday Access to These Best Selling Online Courses

Futurism / 3h
You can learn an incredible new skill (or a few) before making your New Year’s resolutions is even a thing. Whether you want to jumpstart a new career or start a new hobby, these e-learning bundles and courses are the perfect things to hunker down with over the winter. During this early Cyber Monday sale, you can use coupon code CMSAVE70 to get an extra 70% off at checkout. The Official Unity Gam

Apple Watch deal: the Apple Watch 6 hits lowest price ever ahead of Cyber Monday

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
This deal landed on Black Friday, knocking the Apple Watch down to its lowest price ever, and it's still available for Cyber Monday.

LAST DAY: Earn The Most Miles Without A First Year Annual Fee

37View from the Wing / 3h
The United Business Card has a limited time offer to earn 75,000 MileagePlus miles after $5000 in purchases within 3 months. The card has a $0 annual fee (then $95). And you can even make money off of it. This is the last full day to take advantage of this offer which ends November 30. Continue reading ...

This Nintendo Switch Cyber Monday deal gives you more storage and 12 months online

24TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
Significantly upgrade your Nintendo Switch storage and get 12 months online with this Cyber Monday deal from Best Buy.

Cyber Monday is bringing us even *more* great Apple deals — here are the very best

25Mashable / 3h
Here are the best Cyber Monday deals on Apple devices and accessories as of Nov. 29: BEST IPHONE DEAL: iPhone 12 — free at T-Mobile when you join and trade in a qualifying iPhone BEST AIRPODS DEAL: AirPods Pro — save $19.01 at Best Buy BEST APPLE WATCH DEAL: Apple Watch Series 6 — save up to $69.02 on select variants at Amazon and Walmart BEST IPAD DEAL: iPad (WiFi + Cellular, 32GB or 128GB) — sa

After Math: Deals on deals on deals

37Engadget / 3h
As we collectively recover from a day of too much turkey and another of too much (hopefully online) shopping, with our eyes ahead towards what is sure to be an unprecedented holiday season, let’s take a look at some of the top headlines from this past Thanksgiving week. Albert Gea / Reuters Amazon will give its US frontline workers a $300 holiday bonus You could argue that Amazon’s warehouse work

How to Change the Theme and Accent Color of Instagram DMs

How-To Geek / 3h
Facebook has merged Instagram DMs with Facebook Messenger. Once you opt-in, you can message your Facebook friends right from Instagram. More importantly, you can change the chat theme and accent color for Instagram DMs on iPhone and Android. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Ravens vs Steelers live stream: how to watch NFL week 12 game from anywhere now

24TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
Don't miss this very belated Thanksgiving showdown - here's how to get a Baltimore Ravens vs Pittsburgh Steelers live stream and watch NFL action online from anywhere today.

The TV deals are on for Cyber Monday. Here are our faves.

24Mashable / 3h
Here are the best Cyber Monday deals on TVs as of Nov. 29: Samsung 58-inch Q60T QLED 4K UHD Smart TV (QN58Q60TAFXZA) — $699.99 (save $200) LG 75-inch NanoCell 80 Series LED 4K TV (75NANO80UNA) — $999.99 (save $500) Sony 77-inch A9G Master Series OLED 4K Smart TV (XBR77A9G) — $3,298 (save $1,201.99) Samsung's The Frame TV is on sale for Cyber Monday — with savings up to 27% off, you can get the sm

Cardinals vs Patriots live stream: how to watch NFL week 12 game from anywhere now

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Pats need to step up if they want to make the Playoffs this year and here's how to get an Arizona Cardinals vs New England Patriots live stream and watch the NFL online today.

Chargers vs Bills live stream: how to watch NFL week 12 game from anywhere now

24TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
A duo of exciting QBs go head-to-head in Buffalo today - see how to get a LA Chargers vs Buffalo Bills live stream and watch the NFL online, no matter where you are.

American Will Operate 737 MAX Flights To Nowhere

100+One Mile at a Time / 3h
The Boeing 737 MAX is expected to be back in the skies within weeks, after having been “ungrounded” by the US Federal Aviation Administration . American is expected to be the first airline to resume flights with the 737 MAX , as the airline will start flying the plane between Miami and New York as of December 29. American has some interesting plans prior to that… American wants employees to fly t

This Cyber Monday PS5 deal knocks 32% off the Astro A50 wireless gaming headset

24TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 4h
This Cyber Monday PS5 deal on the Astro A50 drops one of the best gaming headsets down to its lowest ever price.

Hyundai and Kia fined $210 million over vehicle recalls due to engine trouble

SlashGear / 4h
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced consent orders this week with Hyundai and Kia related to recalls of vehicles equipped with the Theta II engines. The automakers were hit with combined penalties amounting to $210 million. The NHTSA found that Hyundai and Kia conducted untimely recalls of over 1.6 million vehicles that used the Theta II engines. The NHTSA … Continue read

These monitors are already on sale for Cyber Monday — save up to $500

32Mashable / 4h
Here are the best Cyber Weekend deals on monitors as of Nov. 29: Alienware AW3420DW Curved Monitor — $1,012.71 (save $507.28) Dell UltraSharp 43 4K USB-C Monitor — $789.99 (save $260 + free $100 gift card) Dell 24 FHD Monitor S2421HS — $129.99 (save $100) Monitors are a big trend this year, and that comes as no surprise. A lot of us are spending more time in front of a computer nowadays — and whe

Check out the beaver moon early Monday morning

32SlashGear / 4h
Tonight and early Monday morning will provide something for skywatchers to get up early for. November’s full moon has a strange name; it’s known as the beaver moon. That’s certainly an odd name for a full moon. The name comes from the fact that beavers are typically busy little guys building dams for the winter when it rises into the … Continue reading

How to Record Shows and Movies on YouTube TV

24How-To Geek / 4h
Recording shows and movies on YouTube TV is incredibly easy. Simply setting up a DVR recording will automatically save an airing of a movie or every episode of a TV show. Here’s how to get started. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

This market-leading EE iPhone 12 deal is still available moving into Cyber Monday

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Both EE and iPhone 12 deals can be expensive but this contract keeps the costs surprisingly low.

Buy a 24-Pack of Anker AA Batteries for $7, So You Can Finally Replace the Ones From the TV Remote You Put in the Xbox Controller

48Lifehacker / 4h
Anker AA Batteries (24-Pack) | $7 | Amazon Prime Read more...

American Airlines Is Running Five Employee Boeing 737 MAX Flights To Nowhere

100+View from the Wing / 4h
The Boeing 737 MAX is officially allowed to fly again in commercial service. A lot of things need to take place before that happens, but while Southwest Airlines plans to take 4-5 months to get the plane back in the air, American Airlines is far more aggressive - planning to fly it again on December 29th. Employees of American Airlines and its wholly-owned regional carriers (Enjoy, Piedmont, and

Ask the cruise director: What are the biggest myths about cruising?

The Points Guy / 5h
One of the most popular cruise directors of the past decade, Matt Mitcham, is offering his insights to cruise fans in a series of pieces for The Points Guy. Presented in a question-and-answer-type format, these pieces originally appear exclusively in The Points Guy’s cruise newsletter ( sign up here ). Mitcham retired from Carnival Cruise Line in August. Today’s question for Matt: What are the bi

Download These Free Plans for DIY Home Shelving

28Lifehacker / 5h
There has already been a significant surge in people taking up various home improvement projects throughout the pandemic, and that’s likely to continue throughout the winter months. As long as we’re stuck at home, we might as well make it a little nicer. Not everyone has the time or budget for a major renovation, but… Read more...

Add life to your countertop with $65 off this Aerogarden system

40Mashable / 5h
Save $65: The AeroGarden Harvest 360 is on sale on Amazon for $84.95 through Nov. 29. It's nearly December and the days have certainly gotten shorter, but the lack of sunlight doesn't have to equate to a lack of greenery in your home. The AeroGarden Harvest 360 is $65 off through Nov. 29, and it's definitely worth grabbing. AeroGarden's systems are perfect for even those without a green thumb. Th

Walmart's Cyber Monday sale starts at midnight, but these deals are already live

41Mashable / 5h
Here are the best Cyber Monday deals to shop at Walmart as of Nov. 29: BEST HEADPHONE DEAL: AirPods Pro — save $80 BEST GAMING DEAL: Nintendo Switch Online 12-Month Subscription + free microSD Card — save $49.96 BEST TV DEAL: Hisense 75-inch Class Quantum 4K ULED Smart TV (75H8G) — save $600 BEST KITCHEN DEAL: Instant Pot Viva (6-qt.) — save $50.99 Having treated the entire month of November as o

Your Sony TV set could be about to get an Apple TV app upgrade

32TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 5h
A host of additional Sony TVs are about to get the Apple TV app support that was promised last year.

Take Free Photography Classes from Nikon Through the End of the Year

100+Lifehacker / 5h
Now that we all basically walk around with digital cameras all the time (courtesy of our phones), we may be in the habit of snapping pictures without thinking about it. That’s not a bad thing—it’s really handy to have that tool to capture unexpected moments, or a receipt that you need, but will probably end up losing. Read more...

Bias, comeback, and aegyo: What all those K-pop words actually mean

31Mashable / 5h
K-pop has taken the Western world by storm, with groups such as BTS , Blackpink , Stray Kids, and Twice captivating fans with their addictive songs and magnetic personalities. If your pop culture consumption has primarily been in English up until now, the Korean tidal wave can seem intimidating and confusing. This isn't helped by the very K-pop specific language many fans use — and I don’t mean K

How To Redeem TAP Air Portugal Miles&Go Miles

37One Mile at a Time / 5h
TAP Air Portugal is a member of the Star Alliance, and has a frequent flyer program that’s often overlooked (including by me). I wanted to take a closer look at award redemptions through TAP’s frequent flyer program, Miles&Go. Let me explain why, and then we’ll get into the actual details of the program. Why should we care about TAP Miles&Go? Maybe most of us shouldn’t actually care. But there’s

The best SIM only deal of Black Friday is still available - unlimited data for £16/pm

24TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 5h
Three's Black Friday SIM only deal has rolled over into the Cyber Monday sales with the best value on the market.

VCs Are Pouring Money Into the Wrong Education Startups

100+Wired / 5h
The pandemic has proven the need for new technologies that can radically change online learning models. But investors are more interested in existing platforms.

Restock alert: AirPods Pro are back on sale at Walmart for only $169

37Mashable / 5h
SAVE $80: Apple's AirPods Pro are back in stock at Walmart at their all-time-low price of $169 ahead of Cyber Monday. UPDATE: Nov. 29, 2020, 9:04 a.m. EST These babies are going in and out of stock, so click the link, you might get lucky! They're baaack. Having been sold out since Thanksgiving, Apple's AirPods Pro have returned to Walmart at their best-ever pricing just in time for Cyber Monday:

How to Get Cycling Navigation Directions in Apple Maps

20How-To Geek / 5h
Apple Maps can now show you cycling directions on both your iPhone and Apple Watch. This includes turn-by-turn instructions that use haptic feedback and sounds that tell you where to turn. Here’s how to use it and an alternative you can use if Apple Maps isn’t yet up to par in your area. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

I Spent $200 on Fake LEGO to Make the Robot T-Rex from 'Horizon: Zero Dawn'

21How-To Geek / 5h
LEGO is great. LEGO is also expensive, and though it’s pretty ubiquitous in its partnerships, not every single thing you could possibly imagine is available as an official set. So if you’ve been obsessed with Horizon: Zero Dawn for months, and you desperately want a giant LEGO Thunderjaw (the game’s iconic robot T-rex), what’s a LEGO nerd to do? Read This Article on Review Geek ›

How and When to Spot a Lunar Eclipse This Weekend

91Lifehacker / 5h
As the holiday weekend winds down and we prepare to go back to work for these awkward weeks between holidays when it seems like everyone else is out of the office, but we’re all very much still here, we have another chance to catch something interesting in the night sky. First of all, there will be a full moon. And,… Read more...

This Week in Apps: Snapchat clones TikTok, India bans 43 Chinese apps, more data on App Store commission changes

200+TechCrunch / 6h
Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications, and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019. People now spend three hours and 40 minutes per day using apps, rivaling TV. Apps aren’t just a way to pass idle hours — they’re al

The Supreme Court will hear its first big CFAA case

100+TechCrunch / 6h
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Monday in a case that could lead to sweeping changes to America’s controversial computer hacking laws — and affecting how millions use their computers and access online services. The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act was signed into federal law in 1986 and predates the modern internet as we know it, but governs to this day what constitutes hacking — or “unautho

Amazon has already canceled its Utopia original series

23SlashGear / 6h
If you’ve never heard of the series Utopia, you’re not the only one. The Amazon Original series has largely gone unnoticed in entertainment circles, and that’s perhaps why the company has decided to cancel the show after a single season. Though this science fiction show won’t return, fans of the genre will get something special from Amazon next month. Utopia … Continue reading

Buy a 24-Pack of Anker AA Batteries for $7, So You Can Finally Replace the Ones From the TV Remote You Put in the Xbox Controller

48Gizmodo / 6h
Anker AA Batteries (24-Pack) | $7 | Amazon Prime Read more...

Be quick! New MacBook Air M1 is back in stock for $100 off ahead of Cyber Monday

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Get $100 off the new Apple MacBook Air (M1, 2020) with this amazing Cyber Monday deal.

[Roundup] Violent Crime Spree At Limited-Service Hotels

View from the Wing / 6h
A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading ...

Cretaceous birds were thought to have small bills—except this one

42Ars Technica / 7h
Enlarge / Artist's depiction of Falcatakely forsterae . (credit: Mark Witton ) Given the unusual attention granted to turkeys this week, let’s talk dinosaurs. Today’s birds are, of course, descendants of the only branch of the dino tree that made it through the end-Cretaceous mass extinction. In the dinosaurs’ halcyon days, the early birds were a bit different, still retaining teeth and foreclaws

The ungentle joy of spider sex

37Ars Technica / 7h
Enlarge / Look carefully into the spider's two largest eyes and you can see internal structures similar to the ones that we've evolved. (credit: Emre Can Alagöz ) First, the confession: I’m an arachnophobe, spooked by the most harmless everyday spiders. Close encounters with the scarier sort—the goliath bird-eating spider in an undergraduate zoology class, the venomous redbacks sharing my tent on

F1 Bahrain Grand Prix live stream: how to watch 2020 Bahrain GP from anywhere today

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How to watch an F1 Bahrain Grand Prix live stream - catch all the action today as Lewis Hamilton races for the first time since making Formula 1 history.

Fortnite Galactus event teasers: Battle Bus, jetpacks, and gamma cells

SlashGear / 7h
December 1 will bring the end of Fortnite‘s season four and its big Marvel superhero crossover. The event will be marked by the Nexus War, which players expect to be a huge event that may (if certain leaks are accurate) usher in yet another island. Epic has started dropping teasers for the event, indirectly revealing quite a few details. Fortnite … Continue reading

Ireland vs Georgia live stream: how to watch Nations Cup rugby free anywhere today

32TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
How to get an Ireland vs Georgia live stream and watch the Autumn Nations Cup free online, with the Boys in Green needing a big win this Sunday.

How green and profitable are e-scooters?

300+BBC News - Technology / 7h
Wayne Ting, chief executive of e-scooter firm Lime, says there's room for improvement.

Robot does yard work and security, plus other tech news

BBC News - Technology / 7h
Jen Copestake looks at some of the week’s best technology news stories.

The 7 Best Cyber Monday Deals on Camera Gear and Accessories

76Wired / 7h
Mirrorless cameras, smartphone lenses, SD cards—it might be time to update your photo kit with these discounts.

What Is the Signal Encryption Protocol?

200+Wired / 7h
As the Signal protocol becomes the industry standard, it's worth understanding what sets it apart from other forms of end-to-end encrypted messaging.

AMD Big Navi GPU launch was reportedly worse than Nvidia’s RTX 3000 fail

100+TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
AMD promised big, but didn’t deliver with the launch of RX 6000 graphics cards.

How to With John Wilson is the year’s best nature documentary

300+Ars Technica / 8h
How to With John Wilson airs Fridays on HBO At this point, it’s practically mandatory for any show set in New York to open with shots of landmarks like the Empire State Building, Central Park, or a row of honking yellow taxis in rush hour traffic. Anything quickly recognizable will suffice, as long as it represents life in the big city. (Looking for arty vibes? Search no further than Washington S

What Does “ITT” Mean, and How Do You Use It?

20How-To Geek / 8h
What does it mean when someone comments “ITT” on a message board, and what exactly is a thread? We’ll answer all your questions about this online forum acronym here. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Upcoming phones geared to rattle the entry-level market

SlashGear / 9h
Smartphones have become an integral part of our life – no doubt they sell like hotcakes and virtually every other week a new phone is released in the market. While smartphones can be crazy pricey on one end of the spectrum, the options for entry-level buyers are also quite broad. The segment is important for all major manufacturers and the … Continue reading

Future MacBook Pros could add Force Touch to the Touch Bar

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A patent filed by Apple suggests that future Touch Bar models might be able to register the strength of your presses.

Save 30% on an Arlo video doorbell with a customizable chime

81Mashable / 9h
TL;DR: Customize your doorbell with the Arlo Audio Doorbell and Chime Bundle , on sale for $89.99, a 30% savings as of Nov. 29. If you're looking to invest in a smart doorbell, this Arlo Audio Doorbell and Chime Bundle is a great option. This home security power duo notifies you when someone is at your door — even when you're not even home. Ahead of Cyber Monday, it's on sale for 30% off. This pa

WFH more efficiently in 2021 with a standing desk converter on sale

43Mashable / 9h
TL;DR: Switch up your WFH routine with a Mount-It! Height Adjustable Sit-Stand Desk Converter for $146.39, a $53 savings as of Nov. 29. Many of us have spent too many hours to count this year sitting hunched over our laptops on the couch or on uncomfortable desk chairs. And as a result, we’re suffering from stiff necks and all sorts of other aches and pains. You can raise and lower the Mount-It!

Now's a great time to invest in a bidet

Mashable / 9h
It's a great time to invest in a bidet — especially if you're spending more time at home lately. Or, you know, if you'd prefer not to compete for toilet paper at the grocery store. These 13 bidets are an extra 20% off their already-discounted prices ahead of Cyber Monday. From fancy standalone bidets to affordable add-ons that hook right to your toilet seat, you won't regret making the shift. Jus

Picking up a hobby for the new year? These Cyber Monday deals will get you started.

Mashable / 9h
2020 has been a year filled with... well, mostly dread, to be honest. But while this year has absolutely sucked, quarantine has provided an opportunity for some people to pick up new hobbies they never had time for before. If you'd like to get into a new hobby but haven't selected one yet, we've hand-picked a bunch of sweet deals for those who want to start off the (hopefully better) new year by

This Cyber Monday deal is not like the others: Earphones that double as a Bluetooth speaker

28Mashable / 9h
TL;DR: Get Bluetooth headphones and a speaker in one with the Human Headphones: Hybrid True Wireless Over-Ear Headphones , on sale for $215.20 with the code CMSAVE20 as of Nov. 29. If you thought you saw all the sales there were to see on Black Friday , you clearly forgot about Cyber Monday. Before Black Friday went almost completely online this year, Cyber Monday was the original online shopping

14 Cyber Monday deals on wireless headphones: Beats, Sony, and more

24Mashable / 9h
Wireless headphones are simply the way to go in 2020. Whether you're working out or working from home, nothing beats going cord-free. Plus, most iPhones don't even have headphone jacks to begin with! We've compiled 14 early Cyber Monday deals on great wireless headphones from top brands. (Prices are active as of Nov. 29.) With the code CMSAVE20, you'll get an additional 20% off, even if the item

Cyber Monday deals under $50: 20 picks that won't drain your savings

Mashable / 9h
Hopefully you didn't blow all your cash on Black Friday sales, because Cyber Monday deals are (un)officially underway. You won't have to throw your budget out the window to grab some great gifts or upgrades for yourself this holiday season. We've rounded up 20 of the best Cyber Monday deals under $50. Grab everything from smart devices to kitchen appliances, and round out the 2020 shopping holida

23 Cyber Monday deals on home workout equipment

29Mashable / 9h
The best type of gift is one that makes life a little easier — and that includes simplifying the art of the home workout. We've compiled 23 great deals on home fitness equipment ahead of Cyber Monday. With a few of these in your home gym, you might actually look forward to working out during the cold winter months. (OK, maybe that's an exaggeration.) As of Nov. 29, you can take an extra 20% off s

20 hot Amazon Black Friday deals you can still get ahead of Cyber Monday 2020

32TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
Here's a round-up of decent deals you can still get over this weekend in the Amazon Black Friday sales, before Cyber Monday crash-lands.

iOS 15: what we want to see

48TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 12h
iOS 15 is still a long way off but we already know what we want from it.

One of the best Cyber Monday Lego deals isn't actually on plastic bricks at all

24TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 12h
The Lego Wooden Minifigure has money off in the Black Friday and Cyber Monday Lego sale.


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Saturday, November 28, 2020

Early Saturday Technology and More

Technology and more...

Tony Hsieh, iconic Las Vegas tech entrepreneur, dies aged 46

200+TechCrunch / 1h
Tony Hsieh, the former head of Zappos who catapulted the shoe company into the big leagues with a sale to Amazon and then used the proceeds of his success in a huge project kickstarting regeneration of a run-down part of Las Vegas, Nevada, with tech and wider business investments, has died aged 46. The cause was injuries he sustained from a house fire, a spokesperson for Hsieh confirmed to TechCr

Why *wouldn't* Best Buy drop brand-new deals early for Cyber Monday?

28Mashable / 24min
Best Buy is celebrating Cyber Monday all week , with new deal releases starting on Nov. 28: TCL 55-inch 4 Series 4K LED Smart TV — $199.99 (save $200) Dyson V7 Animal Stick Vacuum — $199.99 (save $200) HP 11-inch Chromebook — $149 (save $70) Considering that Black Friday, a once-single day event, was stretched across an entire month this year, you had to at least have an inkling that Cyber Monday

Laptop deal: Dell XPS 15 gets massive £450 price cut this weekend only

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 47min
Dell has knocked it out the park with this incredible laptop deal that knocks £450 off the asking price.

This Keurig K-Cafe coffee maker is $100 off at Best Buy

Mashable / 19min
SAVE $100: Keurig K-Café coffee, latte, and cappuccino maker is only $99 at Best Buy as of Nov. 28 in a brand-new deal. Black Friday has come and gone, but that doesn't mean all the deals are over. Best Buy has rolled out some additional deals for Cyber Weekend, and if you missed the Black Friday sales (or your item of choice sold out before you could get it) you'll definitely want to hop on thes

Work smarter with this extra monitor that attaches to your laptop

20Mashable / 24min
TL;DR: Step up your WFH setup with the Mobile Pixels TRIO: Portable Dual Screen Laptop Monitor for $207.20, which includes an additional 20% off savings with promo code BFSAVE20. It's nice to have a multi-screen setup, especially if you're working from home. The Mobile Pixels TRIO: Portable Dual Screen Laptop Monitor is an affordable and convenient way to make that happen. The TRIO plugs into the

Check out new and refurbished iPads on sale this weekend

20Mashable / 24min
Sometimes the screen on your smartphone is too small, but your laptop is too bulky and cumbersome. That’s when you need the in-between screen of an iPad. And you don’t need a brand-new one to bask in the many benefits an iPad has to offer (though if you have your heart set on a brand-new one, you should still keep reading). The refurbished iPads below are vetted by experts and should function wit

Save on a sporty, sleek smartwatch this weekend

20Mashable / 24min
TL;DR: Take Google Assistant with you wherever you go with a TicWatch sport smartwatch for $63.99, a $35 savings as of Nov. 28. Even with Black Friday deals aplenty, the price of the Apple Watch can be hard to swallow. If you didn't take the plunge, consider TicWatch . TicWatch is like the Apple Watch's sporty cousin — and if you're looking for fitness tracking capabilities, you won't be disappoi

15 Black Friday deals for dog and cat owners

Mashable / 24min
If you did your Black Friday shopping yesterday and didn't pick up anything for your furry friends, well, shame on you. Has anyone been more supportive than your cat or dog this year? Likely not. Luckily for you, we've compiled 15 fabulous deals for pet owners below. Plus, you can take an additional 20% off each one with the promo code BFSAVE20 at checkout. "The Fat Cat" Cat Backpack This cat bac

Bored at home? Here are 27 DIY kits and activities on sale this weekend.

Mashable / 24min
Is "I'm bored" the only thing you've been hearing from your kids these days? Or maybe you've been saying it. Either way, let's do something about that boredom. Below, we've compiled 27 projects to keep you and/or your children occupied for days. You can even save an extra 20% on each item. Just don't forget to add the promo code BFSAVE20 before checkout. SunFounder Nano DIY 4-DOF Robot Kit Introd

Catch up on your streaming queue with a 4K smart TV for $200

Mashable / 24min
SAVE $200: This TCL 55-inch 4K TV was $120 off on Black Friday, but it's now $200 off at Best Buy as an early Cyber Monday deal. Sometimes patience really is a virtue. Such is the case with this TCL 4K smart TV — it was $120 off on Black Friday, but it's now $200 off at Best Buy as a part of the retailer's early Cyber Monday deals. SEE ALSO: You could use a new monitor — here are the best ones fo

If you bought a TV on Black Friday, you should also get a soundbar

Mashable / 25min
Save $130: The Samsung HW-S60T 4.0-channel soundbar with built-in Alexa is on sale for $199.99 at Best Buy as of Nov. 28. So, you bought a nice-ass new 4K TV on Black Friday. Don't settle for the TV's built-in speakers when you can have way more impressive audio output with a soundbar. Samsung's HW-S60T 4.0-channel soundbar, which has built-in Alexa, is on sale for $199.99 at Best Buy as an early

Genius Pack carry-on luggage is over 50% off

Mashable / 25min
TL;DR: Add the next-level Genius Pack Supercharged Carry On to your closet for $183.99, a 53% savings as of Nov. 28 with the code BFSAVE20. Even if you're staying home this holiday season, it doesn't mean you won't travel again. In fact, there's actually no better time to stock up on travel gear while the prices are at rock bottom. If you've been considering upgrading to a super fancy suitcase wi

10 Cyber Monday deals that make awesome stocking stuffers

Mashable / 25min
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are classic times to start holiday shopping. While you're busy checking off the big ticket items from your list, don't forget you have some stockings to stuff. Yeah, Cyber Week has a large focus on expensive tech like 4K TVs and laptops, but there are also some nice deals on smaller things that make for sweet stocking stuffers. We've found 10 deals that we hope to se

Vava’s 4K ultra short-throw projector is $840 off at Amazon

34Engadget / 1h
If you’re in the market for a short-throw projector, you could do much worse than the Vava 4K Ultra Short Throw Laser TV Projector . The well-reviewed model typically costs $2,800. However, if you have a couple thousand dollars burning a hole in your pocket and you're ready to pull the trigger, you can snap one up for $1,960 at Amazon today only. Buy Vava's 4K short-throw projector at Amazon - $1

These Black Friday massage gun deals may be the best way to destress in 2020

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
2020 has been quite a year, so work out all those knots with Black Friday deals on massage guns for targeted relief.

5 reasons the Samsung Galaxy Note 21 looks unlikely to happen

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
Leaks suggest there might not be a Samsung Galaxy Note 21, and there are at least 5 reasons for that.

India fixes surge pricing limits for Uber and Ola drives

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
Following the Covid-19 led lockdown, cab hailing services in India are facing tough times and this move is likely to further add to their woes.

Black Holes Aren't as Bad as You Think

32Wired / 4h
Physicist Janna Levin is hoping to improve the reputation of the strange phenomena with her new book The Black Hole Survival Guide.

Black Friday AirPods Pro deals will save your sanity in lockdown

20TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 4h
We’re all a bit strained in 2020, but a pair of AirPods Pro can give you back

A Pared-Down Version of Facebook's Libra Project Could Launch as Soon as January

Facebook Libra January
28Gizmodo / 4h
Facebook’s long-anticipated cryptocurrency venture, Libra, could go live as early as January, three people involved with the matter told Financial Times this week. But don’t get too excited just yet: Thanks to a torrent of federal scrutiny and many of its chief investors bailing on the project, its scope has been… Read more...

Don't miss the best deals from Lovehoney's Black Friday sale

20Mashable / 5h
SAVE UP TO 50%: Save on sex toys and lingerie in Lovehoney's Black Friday sale, with deals live until midnight on Nov. 29. We have already made plenty of noise about Lovehoney's impressive Black Friday sale, and we're going to shout about it just once more. You can save up to 50% on a wide range of sex toys and lingerie sets until midnight on Nov. 29, so this really is your last chance to bag the

This Black Friday smartwatch deal smacks loads off the price of the hardy Suunto 7

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 5h
Do you know what time it is? It's time for a sophisticated Black Friday smartwatch deal – and for you to get a watch.

ProtonVPN is packed full of features to protect your data

Mashable / 5h
SAVE 33%: A one-year subscription to ProtonVPN is on sale for £71.56 as of Nov. 28, saving you 33% on list price. The online world can be a dangerous place, and that's why you should consider investing in a service like ProtonVPN. The list of advanced security features offered by ProtonVPN is long, and it's one of the best options for protecting your data and identity in the online world. Subscri

This HP Omen X Emperium 65-inch 4K gaming display is $1,800 off right now

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 5h
Save $1800 on the HP Omen X Emperium gaming display over at Amazon right now for Black Friday

Access American Netflix from all over the world with ExpressVPN

Mashable / 5h
SAVE 49%: A one-year subscription to ExpressVPN is on sale for £5.16 per month as of Nov. 28, and includes an extra three months for free. We know that most people who invest in VPNs don't use them for identity and data protection, and instead use these services to unlock streaming services. We get it, and we're here to help you find the best option for the task. There are plenty of VPN providers

Keep track of all your passwords with this NordPass Black Friday deal

Mashable / 5h
TL;DR: A one-year subscription to NordPass Password Manager is on sale for £13.46 as of Nov. 28, using the code BFSAVE40 at the checkout. Poor password health is a major driving force behind cyber attacks and security breaches – especially in businesses. In fact, over 80% of all breaches happen because of compromised passwords. You've heard the story before: some service like Equifax gets hacked.

PUBGMobile available for some gamers in India - launch imminent

32TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 5h
An Indian YouTuber hints that the pre-release version of PUBG Mobile application is already available with a select few

Sceptre's curved ultrawide monitor is just $279 with this Black Friday deal

20TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 6h
Get this Sceptre 34-inch curved ultrawide gaming monitor during this Black Friday sale on Amazon for 20% off while it lasts.

Get JBL speakers for cheap with these Black Friday audio deals...from AT&T?

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 6h
Need some speakers? These JBL speakers have gotten price drops with these Black Friday speaker deals.

20 hot Amazon Black Friday deals you can still get – but not for long

36TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
Amazon's Black Friday deals are ending in just a few hours for many products, and here's a round-up of great prices you can still get on the iPad Air, AirPods and more.

Walmart Cyber Monday deals: the big tech discounts to look out for

24TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
The Walmart Cyber Monday deals aren't far away – and the retailer has confirmed some of the discounts it's most excited about.

51 of the best Black Friday deals you can still buy from Walmart, Best Buy, and Amazon

44TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
The 2020 Black Friday sales event is winding down, and here are the best deals that are still available from Walmart, Best Buy, and Amazon.

Seeing Cyberpunk 2077 Run on Google Stadia at 4K Isn't Enough to Sell Me on Cloud Gaming

91Gizmodo / 7h
Google’s fledgling cloud gaming service could really use a win after a year of technical issues and lukewarm reception from gamers. It’s resorted to literally giving Stadia and its accessories away for free to drum up some excitement, but how it handles CD Projekt Red’s oh-s0-long-awaited title Cyberpunk 2077 next… Read more...

This Asus ZenBook 14 Black Friday deal saves you $170 on this stylish ultrabook

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
Save $130 on this Asus ZenBook 14 ultrabook during Newegg's Black Friday sale.

This Shark IQ Robot Vacuum Black Friday deal is one of the hottest - while it lasts

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Save $280 on this Shark IQ Robot Self-Emptying XL robot vacuum during this Amazon Black Friday sale, but it won't last long.

Black Friday gaming headset deals: save on PlayStation, Xbox and PC headsets

32TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Looking for a great Black Friday gaming headset deal? Then you're in luck. We've rounded up the best gaming headset discounts we're seeing right now.

Is a 55-inch TV too big? Check out these 49-inch Black Friday TV deals instead

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Check out these Black Friday TV deals on 49-inch smart TVs.

Black Friday smartwatch deals: the top Apple Watch, Wear OS and Fitbit sales

36TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
If you've been looking at the Black Friday Smartwatch deals, then you've found the only round-up you'll need.

Samsung Galaxy Fit 2 fitness tracker is at new low price in the Black Friday deals

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Get yourself an affordable fitness tracker discounted by Black Friday sales with this deal on the Samsung Galaxy Fit 2.

MSI GL65 Black Friday deal: get gorgeous ray-tracing on a laptop for $130 off

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
This MSI GL65 Leopard gaming laptop Black Friday deal can save you $130 on quality ray-traced gaming.

Black Friday PS4 controller deals: save on DualShock 4 controllers right now

37TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Looking for a discount on the DualShock 4 controller? Then check out these Black Friday PS4 controller deals.

Black Friday GoPro deals: all the best live deals including 25% off the Hero 8 Black

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
The Black Friday GoPro deals are still going strong, with a new Hero 9 Black offer joining the Hero 7 White's lowest ever price.

Get a 65-inch or 75-inch TV for less in these super-sized Black Friday TV deals

74TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
The biggest Black Friday TV deals are on the biggest TVs – and here are our top picks.

This CyberpowerPC Gamer Xtreme VR gaming PC is just $679 during Black Friday

32TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
This CyberpowerPC Gamer Xtreme VR Gaming PC is just $679 over at Amazon right now during their Black Friday sale.

The Mandalorian season 2 episode 5 recap: Baby Yoda's name is revealed

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
The return of a Jedi and a major Baby Yoda revelation in The Mandalorian season 2 episode 5.

Avatar Airlines Proposes Acquiring 10 Thai Airways Boeing 747s, Launching U.S. Domestic Service

32View from the Wing / 9h
Barry Michaels has been trying to start an airline for 30 years. The idea all along has been the same: fly Boeing 747s domestically with cheap fares. He used to call the idea "Family Airlines." And he even went to prison for tax and securities fraud in connection with raising money for the venture. It's now called Avatar Airlines, and still plans to fly a Boeing 747 from Albuquerque to Las Vegas

Meet the $599 8-core AMD Ryzen laptop that's rewriting the rules of computing

32TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
This AMD Ryzen-powered machine from Lenovo is seriously affordable.

This might be the best (and worst) Black Friday TV deal of 2020

32TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
The Samsung Q900R 8K QLED comes at a massive 98-inch size, and this half-price discount knocks $50,000 off the price.

This Instant Pot Ultra is less than $100 for Black Friday

32Mashable / 10h
SAVE $49.96: Get the six-quart Instant Pot Ultra for only $99.99 as of Nov. 27. Amazon has teased us with their Holiday Deal Dash for weeks, but the real Black Friday deals have finally arrived. In particular, Amazon did not skimp on the kitchen upgrades this year. Everyone's favorite multi-cooker is on sale, and it's not the lowest tier version, either. We're talking about the luxe Instant Pot U

Best Black Friday racing wheel deals: save 20% on racing wheels at Fanatec

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
Fanatec has slashed 20% off its racing wheels, wheelbases and more in this fantastic Black Friday deal.

Black Friday board game deals: save big on Catan, Gloomhaven, Pandemic and Ticket to Ride

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
Some of the most popular board games of all-time are on sale for Black Friday 2020 – here’s where to find the biggest deals.

HP outlines plans to ensure printer ink stays lucrative

32TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 11h
Ink is where printer manufacturers make a great deal of their profits and HP wants to keep it that way.

Black Friday Star Wars deals: save money on games, DVDs, Lego and more

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 11h
There are loads of Star Wars Black Friday deals, and we've found some of the best for you.

New M1 MacBook Pro deal: surprise Black Friday deal on year's hottest laptop still going

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 11h
Get $100/£49 off the new Apple MacBook Pro (M1, 2020) with these Black Friday deals.

This $300 discount on an HP laptop might be the Black Friday tech deal to beat

32Mashable / 11h
SAVE $300: The 256GB base model of HP's 15-inch Pavilion Laptop usually starts at $649.99 (depending on the color), but you can score it on sale for as low as $349.99 this Black Friday. The vast majority of laptops we've seen on sale at Amazon and Best Buy this Black Friday have been fancy-shmancy models best suited for power users — your MacBook Pros, your Microsoft Surface Book 3s, your LG Gram

io9 Investigates: Will Wearing a Giant Baby Yoda Onesie Improve Your Mandalorian Viewing Experience?

100+Gizmodo / 11h
The Mandalorian is already some pretty solid Star War. But what if we could improve on it by looking like an absolute idiot while watching? I, io9's resident idiot , decided to find out. Read more...

The 10 Best Deals of November 27, 2020

48Lifehacker / 11h
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The 10 Best Deals of November 27, 2020

48Gizmodo / 11h
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Fresh basil recalled in several states over risk of parasitic infection

21SlashGear / 12h
Around 15,000 units of fresh basil have been recalled in several states over the risk of Cyclospora, a parasite that can cause illness in people who contract it. The recall is described as voluntary and made ‘out of an abundance of caution’ after the Florida Department of Agriculture tested one package and identified the possible contamination. The recall covers multiple … Continue reading

This 65" TCL 4K Android Smart TV Is Just $230

40Gizmodo / 12h
TCL 65" Android 4K TV | $230 | Target Read more...

The Best DIY Kits and Projects on Sale for Black Friday

Futurism / 12h
As the holidays near closer and closer, you are likely finding yourself in one of two situations: either you’re on the hunt for the perfect gift or you’re in need of a little bit of entertainment while you’re cooped up indoors. No matter your holiday setup, these kits and projects are sure to bring joy to your holiday season. SunFounder Nano DIY 4-DOF Robot Kit This robotics learning kit is perfe

Google shows off 'Cyberpunk 2077' running on Stadia at 4K

500+Engadget / 12h
We’ve seen gameplay footage of Cyberpunk 2077 running on RTX-equipped PCs , the previous generation of consoles, as well as the PS5 and Xbox Series X through backward compatibility. And now you can get a sense of what the game looks like on Google Stadia with a five-minute trailer that provides a last-minute look at CD Projekt Red’s new game before its December 10th release date . This trailer is

Neanderthals Didn’t Use Their Thumbs Like We Do, New Research Suggests

100+Gizmodo / 12h
An analysis of Neanderthal hand bones suggests these extinct humans possessed thumbs better suited for power grips, as opposed to precision grips, which could mean they used their hands differently than we do. Read more...

These Jaybird true wireless earbuds are shockingly cheap – but only for Black Friday

20TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 12h
The Jaybird Vista earbuds are some of our favorite true wireless models – and they're cheaper than ever right now.

Millions of coronavirus patients have data leaked online

20TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 12h
A Brazilian hospital employee exposed data on 16m Covid-19 patients when they posted a sensitive spreadsheet on GitHub.

Build Your Own Drones With Black Friday Access To These DIY Kits

88Futurism / 12h
There’s nothing like the power of flight to make kids (and adults) fall in love with STEM. These ten DIY drones from Force Flyers will get you in the air and flying fast, with themes for every family to enjoy. They are, truly, the perfect complement to any building block sets or drones you already own. All these drones charge easily off USB and can fly for up to 12 minutes on a charge, with digit