Google coronavirus mobility tracker rates where social distancing is working

Google coronavirus mobility tracker rates where social distancing is working

Google is using anonymized location data to highlight how well people are following stay-at-home orders and coronavirus social-distancing guidelines, releasing new reports that rate Community Mobility. The system taps the same tracking tools Google has used to show things like popular store hours, based on things like smartphone location.

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NASA offers details on new lunar surface sustainability concept

NASA offers details on new lunar surface sustainability concept

NASA is planning to send astronauts to the surface of the moon by 2024. If the mission carries on as planned, it will be the first time since the '60s humans have walked on the surface of another planetary body. Before humans can go to the moon in 2024, infrastructure to support a long-term sustainable presence has to be put in place. The Artemis program will allow mankind to explore for the moon like never before and help to prepare for a future crewed mission to Mars.

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Mil-Spec Ford F-150 has style and power

Mil-Spec Ford F-150 has style and power

A tuning company from Michigan called Mil-Spec Automotive is known for making vehicles that have a tactical look to them. When the company first started, it was building modified versions of the original Humvee. The company has now expanded its portfolio and has unveiled the first Mil-Spec Automotive Ford F-150, and it's a looker.

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HP ENVY 17 offers 10th Gen Core CPUs plus dual-drives and 17″ 4K

HP ENVY 17 offers 10th Gen Core CPUs plus dual-drives and 17″ 4K

HP has revealed an upgrade to its premium notebook, the HP ENVY 17, packing in up to a 10th Gen Intel Core i7 and a new 17.3-inch screen. On sale imminently, the ENVY 17 targets creators who want more display real-estate, but without needing to plug in an external monitor.

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MIT creates 3D printed soft brain implants

MIT creates 3D printed soft brain implants

Scientists MIT have created a new type of brain implant that is much better than the traditional rigid brain implant commonly used today. The scientists say that brain implants made from metal or other rigid materials can, over time, cause inflammation and the buildup of scar tissue inside the brain. The implants that the MIT researchers have created are 3D printed soft, rubbery implants.

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Moto G8 Power Lite is finally official after all the leaks

Moto G8 Power Lite is finally official after all the leaks

The almost insane amount of leaked information in the mobile market has definitely changed the industry in subtle yet important ways. More often than not, consumers may have already made up their mind about a product, simply waiting for official confirmation about this or that feature. More often than not, those leaks are on the mark and leave nothing left to be surprised about. A prime example is the moto g8 power lite that has finally been revealed but not before the Internet has had their fill of apparently accurate unofficial information.

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This ABT RS7-R is a wilder version of Audi’s RS7 Sportback

This ABT RS7-R is a wilder version of Audi’s RS7 Sportback

While eager enthusiasts await the arrival of Audi’s newest RS7 Sportback, German tuning house ABT is introducing the RS7-R. ABT Sportline is the leading tuning company for all vehicles under the Volkswagen Group, and this includes Audi and Porsche. The ABT RS7-R is limited to 125 units worldwide and is available to order now. The package starts with a base RS7 Sportback and includes a couple of luscious styling and performance upgrades.

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Amazon Blink Mini keeps an eye on your home from the inside

Amazon Blink Mini keeps an eye on your home from the inside

Many people are being advised or even forced to stay indoors but that doesn't mean you can be lax about home security. Keeping tabs on what happens indoors, especially at night, can sometimes be just as important as knowing what goes on outdoors. Fortunately, indoor cameras are often less sophisticated and less expensive than outdoor ones. Especially when you take into account the latest Blink Mini camera from Amazon, offering many basic features at the fraction of a price of its rivals.

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2021 Ford Bronco Sport: Top three things you need to know

2021 Ford Bronco Sport: Top three things you need to know

It’s no secret Ford is bent on reintroducing the Bronco SUV after a 25-year hiatus. But what really struck a chord was Ford’s announcement of a compact Bronco, which we now confirm is called the Bronco Sport. This baby Bronco SUV is based on the Focus and Escape platform and is slated to start at lower base prices than its bigger, brasher Bronco sibling.

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Microsoft dual screen device patent turns the hinge into a third screen

Microsoft dual screen device patent turns the hinge into a third screen

There is a lot of fuss over foldable devices and their flexible, bendable screens but those aren't the only new things in town. LG kicked things off last year with the LG V50 ThinQ Dual Screen and sometime later this year we'll finally see the Surface Duo and, later on, the Surface Neo in the wild. One problem with the latter dual screen implementations, however, is the hinge that bridges and at the same time divides the two screens. It seems that Microsoft may have an idea on how to turn this liability into a potential strength.

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iPhone SE name for 2020 model accidentally confirmed by Apple

iPhone SE name for 2020 model accidentally confirmed by Apple

Well, that didn't take long. It was recently revealed, through the usual trusted sources, that Apple's next iPhone of the affordable kind will, in fact, be named the iPhone SE, just with a "2020" attached to it. Of course, that's more or less still unofficial, even if it makes sense, until Apple itself confirms it. It just did, though probably without intending it, through a listing for a screen protector that puts "iPhone SE" along side the iPhone and the iPhone 7.

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PinePhone UBports Community Edition brings back an old but ongoing dream

PinePhone UBports Community Edition brings back an old but ongoing dream

Linux phones like the PINE64 PinePhone and Purism Librem 5 may be the hot topic in the free and open source community but they are hardly the first to take a stab at that dream. Just a few years back, Canonical, makes of the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution, decided to take a whack at creating a mobile Linux platform, Ubuntu Touch. It failed but the open source community took over the helm, paving the way for a new partnership that has now resulted in the PinePhone UBports Community Edition.

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