Realme launches MagDart magnetic wireless charging devices

As The Verge reported last week, Realme is working on a magnetic wireless charging system for its Android phones, and today it’s revealed a full range of products that’ll use the new technology. Realme is calling the system MagDart, and it’s basically a high-powered take on Apple’s MagSafe system for the iPhone 12 range of phones. The key product in the lineup is the 50W MagDart charger, which Realme says is the world’s fastest magnetic wireless charger. It has an inescapably bulky cuboid design that makes room for a cooling fan, but Realme is banking that users will make the tradeoff for faster charging speeds. When plugged into the company’s… Read More

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This Dell 4K monitor brings outstanding image quality to your desk that won’t clean out your wallet

 Table of Contents: Masthead StickySummary List Placement Product Card (small) Dell’s S2721QS achieves excellent results in color accuracy, brightness, and sharpness for its surprisingly affordable price. The ergonomic stand has a solid base and adjusts for height, tilt, swivel, and can even pivot 90 degrees. This is currently our top pick for the best computer monitor overall in 2021 so far. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Dollar for dollar, Dell’s S2721QS is the best computer monitor you can buy. It earns this high praise by delivering 4K resolution at a modest price of $359.99 – and it’s not infrequently sold for less on Amazon.  The Dell S2721QS is a superb… Read More

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This Dell 4K monitor brings outstanding image quality to your desk that won’t clean out your wallet

 Table of Contents: Masthead StickySummary List Placement Product Card (small) Dell’s S2721QS achieves excellent results in color accuracy, brightness, and sharpness for its surprisingly affordable price. The ergonomic stand has a solid base and adjusts for height, tilt, swivel, and can even pivot 90 degrees. This is currently our top pick for the best computer monitor overall in 2021 so far. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Dollar for dollar, Dell’s S2721QS is the best computer monitor you can buy. It earns this high praise by delivering 4K resolution at a modest price of $359.99 – and it’s not infrequently sold for less on Amazon.  The Dell S2721QS is a superb… Read More

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Kenya’s Wapi Pay raises $2.2M pre-seed for cross-border payments between Africa and Asia

According to the World Bank, it is more expensive to send money to sub-Saharan African than to any region in the world. It is also the most expensive region to send money from. In Q1 2020, people spent an average of 8.9% to send money to the region, much higher than the global average of 6.8%. There’s much talk around sending money from Africa to the West, which has led to many startups using traditional fiat and crypto means to facilitate cross-border payments between the two corridors. However, there’s little noise about the corridors between Africa and other regions like Latin America or Asia. South Asia, for instance, has the… Read More

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Elon Musk shares photos of SpaceX engineers fitting 29 engines to Starship before its first attempt at orbit

Summary List Placement Elon Musk on Monday shared photos of SpaceX engineers installing “Raptor” engines on a Starship launch vehicle before it blasts off for its first orbital flight. SpaceX confirmed in a tweet on Monday that engineers fitted 29 Raptor engines to the 23-story Super Heavy rocket booster, the first stage of the reusable two-stage Starship spacecraft. Raptor engines, which were developed internally by SpaceX, are powered by liquid oxygen and cryogenic liquid methane. Each engine has more than double the thrust of the Merlin engine found on SpaceX’s earlier Falcon Heavy and Falcon 9 launch vehicles. Musk posted a photo on Twitter showing him holding his one-year-old child, X Æ A-12… Read More

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Twitter to work with AP and Reuters to provide more context around disputed topics

Twitter’s added context for content on its platform. | Image: Twitter Twitter is working with news agencies the Associated Press and Reuters to more proactively combat misinformation on its platform, the company has announced. The platform’s internal teams already work to explain and add context to Twitter content, but it says the two news agencies will help provide more authoritative information, especially when facts are in dispute. In particular, Twitter says it wants to be more proactive about providing accurate information on topics as they develop, before misinformation emerges. “Rather than waiting until something goes viral, Twitter will contextualize developing discourse at pace with or in anticipation of the public… Read More

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