No act of kindness is too small for Houston hero Hillary Marek

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WIFI Chipsets Market Report 2020 : Rising Impressive Business Opportunities Analysis with Top Countries Data Forecast By 2026

Estelle Sidler

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WIFI Chipsets Market” is valued at 17400 million USD in 2020 is expected to reach 23280 million USD by the end of 2026, growing at a CAGR of 4.2% during 2021-2026, According to New Research Study. 360 Research Reports provides key analysis on the global market in a report, titled “WIFI Chipsets Market by Types (802.11n, 802.11ac, 802.11ad, Others), Applications (Computer (Notbook and Desktop PC), Smart Home Devices, Mobile Phone, Others) and Region – Global Forecast to 2026” BrowseÂMarket data Tables and Figures spread throughÂ98 … Read More

The best cheap hard drive deals and prices for September 2020

Estelle Sidler

With the rise in popularity of the best SSDs, many people have started to write hard drives off as a thing in the past. That’s a mistake – the best hard drives offer huge amounts of storage at prices that SSDs just can’t match. If you have a giant library of music, video or even photos, it’s a good idea to look at a traditional hard drive for all your archival needs.

Regardless of what you need the storage for, nobody wants to pay full price for what is essentially old technology, no matter how useful it is. As with

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Best gadgets of IFA 2020

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The Z Fold 2 is one of the show’s big hitters.


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The coronavirus pandemic might mean that the IFA 2020 tech show, usually held in Berlin every year, is mostly being held as a series of online events, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t as many neat new gadgets being launched. I’ve swapped a German beer for a strong coffee and a creaky press conference bench for my lumbar-supporting office chair to bring you the hottest products of the show. 

I’ll be updating this article throughout the week, swapping in any new launch that deserves recognition for

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A Doctor Was Charged $10,984 for a COVID-19 Antibody Test

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Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center.

This article is co-published with The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan local newsroom that informs and engages with Texans. Sign up for The Brief Weekly to get up to speed on their essential coverage of Texas issues.

When Dr. Zachary Sussman went to Physicians Premier ER in Austin for a COVID-19 antibody test, he assumed he would get a freebie because he was a doctor for the chain. Instead, the free-standing emergency room charged his insurance company an astonishing $10,984 for the visit — and got

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How To Use Your Gaming Controllers With Your Computer

Estelle Sidler

You may think that your Xbox One or PS4 controller will always stay faithful to the console it’s paired with, but that’s not always the case. Thanks to the wonders of Bluetooth and other wireless technologies, you can actually use these input devices with Windows and macOS as well—and the setup isn’t too difficult either.

If you’re looking for an upgrade for your laptop or desktop gaming experience, or just a change, here’s how to connect Xbox, PlayStation, or Nintendo controllers up to a PC or Mac. Though in the interests of keeping the length of this article manageable, we’re

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BT broadband deals are a top choice with cheap bills, fast speeds and cash incentives

Estelle Sidler

If you’re looking to get your internet sorted this weekend, BT could be the perfect provider to go with. Across two of its broadband deals, it’s providing fast speeds, cheap bills and a big incentive.

These two plans are BT’s Fibre 1 and Fibre 2. Go with the first option and you’ll pay just £27.99 a month while scoring speeds that average 50Mb. While that is already a strong package, BT is then also throwing in a £70 Mastercard on top.

Speeds a bit too slow for you? BT’s Fibre 2 deal ups the price you’re paying to £29.99 a

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Apple-Samsung Jury Told Not to Upgrade Gadgets Received as Evidence

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Jurors hearing arguments between Apple and Samsung have been warned not to accept software updates or install apps on mobile gadgets they receive while deliberating the merits of the patent-infringement case.

The case, which has been in front of the jury since the beginning of August, revolves around several questions of design – both physical design of the device and on-screen design of items like icons – so it’s important that any updates to the phones and tablets don’t alter their look and appearance.

“The physical devices you received are evidence in this trial,” said U.S. District Court Judge Lucy

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County opens COVID-19 testing site at Iowa Western Community College

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Iowa Western Community College will now have COVID-19 testing on campus for students and staff. The college has reported 24 confirmed coronavirus cases. Pottawattamie County hopes on-site testing will prevent outbreaks. The new testing site will only be available for students and staff that are enrolled or work at Iowa Western Community College. They must also have an Iowa ZIP code. “The quicker, get somebody in who is a possible COVID-19 person, the faster we can contact trace quarantine all of those speed factors will really be sped up by this site and allow us to hopefully contain the spread,” … Read More

Consumers And COVID: Spending Patterns Adjust To The New Normal

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By Ray Janssen, Senior Analyst, Invesco Fixed Income

A temporary boost in durables spending has masked a severe drop in services spending.

Since the start of 2020, we have witnessed the most volatile period of consumer spending in US history. The primary catalyst has been the COVID-19 pandemic, which has taken almost 1 million lives globally.1 It has been the worst pandemic since the Asian flu in 1957, which resulted in 1.1 million lives lost, including 100,000 in the US.2 To minimize the chance of contracting the virus, millions of consumers have disrupted their lives to avoid contact

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How to change your Gmail language settings to read or compose in another language on a computer or mobile device

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a close up of text on a white background: You can change your display and composition language on the Gmail desktop site, or just the display language on the Gmail app. Jarretera/Shutterstock


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You can change your display and composition language on the Gmail desktop site, or just the display language on the Gmail app. Jarretera/Shutterstock

  • You can change Gmail’s display language, and in some instances, the message composition language on the desktop site and the Gmail app for iPhone and Android.
  • Gmail’s desktop site allows you to type in different languages using special keyboards and input tools.
  • To change your Gmail app display language on an Android or iPhone device, you’ll need to update your phone’s general language settings.
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The best home internet services and providers near me in Sepetmber 2020

Estelle Sidler

Deciding between the best home internet providers can be a daunting task, especially when you have to consider so many different options. Let us help make your decision easier by providing a list of the best internet services in your area which include providers like T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T.

We’ve created a comparison chart with all the different major factors such as speed, bundle options, price, and coverage to help you find the best internet service that’s tailored to your needs. All you need to do is enter your zipcode below and choose which speed you’d prefer, and you’ll be

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How to teach an old blog new SEO tricks

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30-second summary:

  • It’s common for organic search traffic to a website or old blog to decline over time.
  • While some of the factors causing that are outside the site owner’s control, part of the reason is likely related to problems that gradually build up on the site.
  • Obsolete content, broken links, and technical issues are among the correctable items that can help reverse declining search traffic.
  • Principal and senior digital marketing consultant at Webbiquity LLC, Tom Pick shares a nine-step process to identify and fix your old blog site’s problems and regain organic traffic growth.

Do you ever feel like

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The Science Behind WFH Dressing for Zoom

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Mina Khan, an information-technology consultant who’s been working from home in Houston since March, tried wearing sweatpants and hoodies instead of the blouses and dress pants she typically wore to the office. It didn’t work.

“Eventually I shifted to dressing the way I used to before because I realized it puts me in a better mental space when I’m working,” says the 26-year-old.

It turns out there’s actual science to back up that feeling. Researchers studying links between clothes, brain activity and productivity have long found that dressing up for work can improve your performance. Some are now turning their

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How An OJ Simpson Trivia Game Found Its Way Onto A ‘1000 Games For Windows’ CD From 2001

Estelle Sidler

1000 Games for Windows is a shareware compilation disc once found in the Harvey Norman bargain bins of the early 2000s. On the surface it appears to be a fairly standard disc filled with a variety of smaller games and programming experiments from around the world. On it, there’s classic kids adventure games like Jiji and the Mysterious Forest, a copy of Earthworm Jim that’s likely illegal and demos for a bunch of popular games like Indy’s Desktop Adventures and SimCity 2000. There’s also an entire transcript of the infamous OJ Simpson trial sitting in the data of an OJ

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Here are four cheap as chips ways to profit from investing in technology instead

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No one can doubt the might of US technology giant Apple. More than a billion of us are hooked on its sleek devices and there are few places in the world where its ubiquitous chomped-apple logo would not be recognised. 

But can the company really be more valuable than all of the 100 biggest UK companies combined – as its recent share price indicated? This is the question now facing investors in Apple and other tech giants. 

On the one hand, there is no question that these companies are reshaping our world. 



a circuit board on a bed: Cheap as chips: In recent days, shares in some tech companies have fallen sharply as nervous investors cash in their holdings


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Gadget Expert Tests the Porsche Track Precision App, Is Impressed by the 911

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Fitness apps are all the rage these days as the lockdown has had tremendous impact on our regular lives, but how about something that’s designed to improve your skills while wrestling with the controls of a Porsche?! That’s the goal of the Porsche Track Precision app, a virtual trainer for a better, healthier, driver.

With the Porsche Track Precision app anyone owning a car from the Stuttgart-based automaker equipped with the Sport Chrono package can record on-board videos, store data about lap times and other car functions in a single place. Being a digital creation, the app enables easy but
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Desktop Metal: An Additive For Manufacturing Outsized Returns (NYSE:TRNE)

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Source: Desktop Metal

Introduction

In our last article, which you can read here, we presented the bull case for DiamondPeak Holdings Corp. (DPHC) which announced a merger with Lordstown Motors in June 2020. Since publishing the article last month, the share price has increased by 105% and has traded up by as much as 130% in the interim. After reviewing several special situations in the markets, we again focus our attention on a recently announced SPAC merger with significant upside potential, but limited downside risk ahead of the shareholder vote scheduled for some time in Q4 2020.

On August 26,

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Lilbits: Giving old gadgets new life

Estelle Sidler

Pebble was one of the first companies in the smartwatch space, and even though it’s been years since a new Pebble device was released, aging Pebble smartwatches have a loyal following. And that’s led to some interesting developments, including the formation of a Rebble Alliance that built a cloud service that would allow old Pebble watches to keep working after the Pebble servers went offline.

Now Rebble is taking some of the money it’s raised and launching a grant program to encourage development of new apps and features for Pebble devices, such as a new smartphone app, new firmware, or

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Clemson Faces Worthy Test From Wake Forest’s Basham

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With four new starters on the offensive line and a slew of unproven options backing up the first team, Saturday’s game at Wake Forest provides a worthy test for No. 1 Clemson at 7:30 p.m. in Winston-Salem. 

While the Tigers are a 33-point favorite on the road, they will face a veteran defense led by one of the best pass rushers in the nation in Carlos “Boogie” Basham Jr. 

“I love their D-line. I think they’re really good,” Clemson junior left tackle Jackson Carman said. “They’re probably the most experienced in ACC as far as like across the board.”

Carman

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