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Best Samsung Galaxy S10e plans and prices in Australia

Well, the affordable entry into Samsung’s 2019 range of flagship handsets is here, and the Samsung Galaxy S10e is a stunner. Alongside the main Galaxy S10 and the larger S10 Plus handsets, the S10e offers some seriously premium style and features at a more palatable price. You can check out …

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Baidu overtakes Google in global smart speaker market

Chinese search giant Baidu is now the world’s second biggest vendor of smart speakers, according to a new report from Canalys. The research firm says Baidu overtook Google to capture 17.3 percent of the global market with 4.5 million shipments in the second quarter of 2019, representing staggering year-on-year growth …

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Reddit Now Lets You Livestream. What Could Go Wrong?

On Friday, a series of cryptic posts began to appear on r/pan, a Reddit community that seemed to materialize out of nowhere. “On public-access television, anyone can be a star,” read one post, a GIF with text overlaid on a grainy background. “Today we live in a society where many …

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VR Could Be the Most Powerful Teaching Tool Since the PC

If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a Snow Crash-load of times: Virtual reality is much more than a gaming technology. In fact, VR has the makings of a pedagogical silver bullet. Developers can simulate just about anything in a headset, from the rings of Saturn to the aqueducts …

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Digital Note-Takers Let You Store and Share Your Scrawlings

reMarkable A thin design and spacious 10-inch E Ink screen make reMarkable’s tablet look like a giant Kindle (you can use it to read ebooks), but it’s actually a powerful note-taking tool. The screen is sensitive to the tilt and pressure of the plastic stylus, which is comfortable to write …

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Top 3 Computers for Introducing Your Kids to Comp Sci

1. Kano PC Computers-for-kids pioneer Kano recently partnered with Microsoft to launch an Intel-powered mobile PC with an 11.6-inch touchscreen. After your child has assembled it—connecting the components and snapping on the clear case—they can complete tutorials on how to create emoji, 3D models, or Python scripts. In addition to …

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Google Lens, Augmented Reality, and the Future of Learning

Did you know that the painter Rockwell Kent, whose splendorous Afternoon on the Sea, Monhegan hangs in San Francisco’s de Young Museum, worked on murals and advertisements for General Electric and Rolls-Royce? I did not, until I visited Gallery 29 on a recent Tuesday afternoon, phone in hand. Because the …

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Essential Gear for Surviving Freshman Year

A lidded and vacuum-insulated mug like this one is essential for dorm life, where you’ll be consuming many hot things you want to keep hot and even more cold things you’ll want to keep frosty. The extra-wide mouth on this 14-ouncer not only gives you plenty of room to spoon …

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