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Why Video Doorbells Are the Best Smarthome Gadget

Video doorbells are the most important smarthome device you can buy. Smart light bulbs may be flashy, but—when properly integrated—a video doorbell will become something you can’t live without. They’re incredibly reasonable, too, costing just $99 to $199. If you could only have one smarthome device, you should make it a video doorbell—assuming you can install one. And if you ...

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Join the Apple ‘iPhone Upgrade Program’ and you’ll receive a brand new iPhone every 12 months

Did you know that Apple has an iPhone Upgrade Program? Well, they do, and if you’re the type of person who always wants to have the latest model this plan could well be for you. Once you’re enrolled in the iPhone Upgrade Program you’ll make a monthly installment payment every month for a year and then you’ll receive a brand new ...

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Japan Clears Way for First Aircraft Carriers in 70 Years

Japan has cleared the way to purchase the vertical-takeoff and -landing version of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter while looking into basing them on so-called helicopter carriers. The result would be Japan’s first fixed-wing aircraft carriers since World War II. The report in Nippon News Network says that Japan has finalized plans to purchase 40 F-35B Joint Strike Fighters. Unlike its siblings, ...

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Best surge protector: Reviews and buying advice

You only know for sure that you needed a surge protector after your equipment fries. Then it’s too late. For a very reasonable amount of money, you could put an almost literal firewall between your expensive (and cheap) electronics and the juice coming in from a wall socket. A surge protector throws itself into the line of fire, sacrificing its components again ...

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U.S. Air Force Accidentally Drops Humvee on Civilian Neighborhood

If you live near Fort Bragg, North Carolina, you’re probably used to hearing jets pass overhead or seeing convoys on your drive to the supermarket. What you’re probably not expecting, though, is to have a Humvee dropped in your backyard. But that’s exactly what happened earlier today, when a C-17 transport testing a new airdrop system accidentally released a Humvee ...

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Samsung Ramps Production Of 7nm EUV LPP Process With 50 Percent Lower Power Consumption

While Intel has been having problems with mass production of its 10nm product lines, other tech giants like AMD and Samsung are well along in their 7nm endeavors. AMD is currently sampling 7nm EPYC processors, and we’re learning today that Samsung has now started mass production of chips using its 7nm LPP EUV process. LPP and EUV stand for Low Power Plus and extreme ultraviolet lithography technology, respectively. ...

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Senate agrees to new probe for My Health Record

After Greens, Labor push. The Senate has approved a push by the Greens for a fresh inquiry to be conducted into the government’s controversial My Health Record scheme. Greens Leader Richard Di Natale on Wednesday afternoon moved that the e-health record system be referred to the Community Affairs References Committee, gazumping a Labor push to stand up an inquiry. Labor ...

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Launches October 17th Priced From $499

NVIDIA has made it official. The least powerful version of its new GeForce RTX Series of gaming cards will launch on October 17th. The company made the announcement today via Twitter, and the GeForce RTX 2070 Turing-based graphics cards will have a starting price of $499 for third-party cards.If you want an NVIDIA-branded Founders Edition card, you’ll have to fork over $599. However, ...

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The Blue Angels Are Getting ‘New’ Jets

The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels flight demonstration team is getting new planes—but they won’t be F-35s. The team is transitioning to the F/A-18 Super Hornet and skipping the F-35 “Panther.” The new plane simply isn’t ready and the cost of purchasing F-35s for the team would easily exceed a billion dollars. The U.S. Navy’s elite Blue Angels have flown many ...

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