Dell Black Friday in July continues with £220 off the Dell Inspiron 17

Amazon Prime Day is over for another year, but Dell’s Black Friday in July event continues, with more ‘Mega Deals’ in store for us today, July 17. With a name like Mega Deals, you’d expect some big savings, and you won’t be disappointed, with Dell knocking £220 off its stylish Inspiron 17 laptop. Check out our pick of the best of today’s deals below. Dell is posting new Mega Deals every day this week, and many of the big price cuts will only last a day, so if you see something you like, you may want to act fast! Here’s our pick of the best Dell Black Friday in July… Read More

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Bose QC35 noise cancelling was gimped by recent software update, claim owners

Both generations of Bose’s QuietComfort 35 headphones have long been some of the most popular noise-cancelling cans around, and rightly so. They’re known for delivering both excellent sound quality and first-rate noise-cancelling that can keep the world out when you want some peace and quiet to enjoy your tunes (or audiobook/podcast/movie/game). However, after Bose recently rolled out a round of firmware updates to the original QC35s and more-recent QC35 IIs in June, some users have complained that the noise cancellation feature seems to be less effective than before. Read more: Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 hands-on review According to users on the Bose Community forum and Reddit, firmware update 3.0.3… Read More

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From Prime location atop The Spheres in Seattle, Jeff Bezos thanks Amazon shoppers and workers

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos stands atop the Spheres at the company’s headquarters in Seattle with a sign that reads “Thank You.” (Instagram Photo via @JeffBezos) He could have sent an email. Or dropped a gift card in everyone’s mailbox. But instead, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos went with a little more drama to say thanks to everyone who helped make this year’s Prime Day sale happen. In photos he shared on Instagram Tuesday evening, Bezos was shown holding a sign over his head that read “THANK YOU” as he stood atop one of the glass domes that make up The Spheres at the company’s downtown Seattle headquarters. Bezos was wearing a… Read More

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Government officials are reaching out to commercial ventures for space race revival

An artist’s conception shows a next-generation moon lander. (NASA Illustration) RENTON, Wash. — Fifty years after the landmark Apollo 11 mission blasted off for the climax of the U.S.-Soviet space race, officials from NASA and the Air Force highlighted the role of commercial space ventures in running a new race for American leadership on the final frontier. Clayton Turner, deputy director of NASA’s Langley Research Center in Virginia, noted that the space agency was born a little more than 60 years ago, in the wake of Sputnik’s launch and the dawn of the first space race. “For a lot of that time, NASA was the only player in town. NASA… Read More

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Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants you to type on your iPhone using your brain

At its presentation today at the California Academy of Sciences, Elon Musk‘s brain-computer interface company Neuralink revealed its plans to begin human trials of its neuron-reading technology next year. But what is it good for? The company has big plans to augment humans with AI (and who knows, maybe even upload our consciousness into a digital ether), but one of the first applications it has envisioned is a way to let people control their iPhones with their mind. It’s currently developing tiny processors that will connect to your brain via tiny threads significantly thinner than human hair (about 4 to… This story continues at The Next Web Or just read… Read More

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