Daily Archives: March 22, 2020

Week 12 in review: Nokia 8.3 5G is here, Apple brings out new iPad Pros

HMD unveils Nokia 8.3 5G with Snapdragon 765G, ZEISS quad camera

HMD unveiled four devices this week, most interesting among them being the globe-trotting Nokia 8.3 5G, which packs a Snapdragon 765G, quad camera, 6.81-inch LCD and will go on sale at €599 this summer. HMD also resurrected yet another old classic – the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic, with an MP3 player, …

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Coronavirus is forcing Netflix to lower its streaming quality (Update: Statement, more regions)

Coronavirus is forcing Netflix to lower its streaming quality (Update: Statement, more regions)

Netflix has confirmed it will be reducing streaming quality in Europe during the coronavirus pandemic, presumably in a bid to ease congestion on crowded European networks. It was unclear if Netflix itself was experiencing issues as a result of the surge in network activity, or whether the steps were taken …

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Virtual F1 and Lando Norris provide light relief in testing times | Sport

Formula One successfully ran its first virtual GP on Sunday with the Bahrain Grand Prix won by Renault’s Chinese test driver Guanyu Zhou. The esport event created to fill the void left by the opening seven meetings of the season being called off was a qualified success. It worked, albeit …

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Some Tips on How to Stay Sane in a World That Isn’t

Some Tips on How to Stay Sane in a World That Isn’t

Erasing anxiety from daily life isn’t an option for most people today. But therapists, clergy and meditation specialists say there are simple and accessible ways to overcome debilitating panic. Coping skills, said Rick Hanson, a psychologist and a senior fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at the University of …

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These new Hollywood movies are hitting streaming services early for safe at-home viewing (Update: Amazon)

These new Hollywood movies are hitting streaming services early for safe at-home viewing (Updated)

Following what was reported to be the worst weekend of the last 20 years for the US domestic film business, NBCUniversal/Comcast has decided to (finally) make movies available for rental the day of their theatrical release. This new policy debuts with the upcoming DreamWorks Animation film Trolls World Tour on …

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Huawei P40 lineup – what to expect

Huawei P40 Pro Premium Edition

Even though the upcoming Huawei P40-series won’t be loaded with Google Mobile Services the flagship series from the Chinese maker some of the most anticipated handsets this year. The announcement date is set for March 26 but we got plenty of early leaks to have a good idea what to …

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15 free-to-play Android games that don’t suck

12 free-to-play Android games that don't suck

I recently whipped up a roundup of quality Android games to play while stuck at home, and since the majority of titles on that list were made up of premium games, I figured it would be a good idea to round up some of the better free-to-play titles on the Play …

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Olympics postponement on the cards as IOC gives itself four-week deadline | Sport

The International Olympic Committee has paved the way for the Tokyo Games to be postponed after giving itself a four-week deadline to consider its options. While the IOC has emphatically ruled out cancelling the Olympics, it will consider a scaled down Games as well as delaying them for a few …

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Where Are the Tests? COVID-19 Sidelines Clinicians

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 18, 2020 — On Friday, I sat on my couch in the middle of what should have been my operating day, watching President Trump’s address in disbelief. The President stated that any doctor seeking COVID-19 testing can get it. This …

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Lorenzo Sanz: the man who recovered the European Cup for Real Madrid | Football

Sanz (left) with his son-in-law Míchel Salgado.

Not long after the 1998 European Cup final, Real Madrid’s president Lorenzo Sanz took a copy of the sports newspaper AS, framed it and hung it in his toilet. The front page ran with the headline “King of Kings”. In the photo, Sanz holds the trophy sitting on the shoulders …

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