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Amazon's $25 Smart Plug brings Alexa brains to dumb electrical appliances

If you want your dumb coffeepot to work in your smart home, Amazon has a way: The Wi-Fi connected Amazon Smart Plug.<p>The $25 app-controlled device plugs into any ordinary wall socket, and you then plug ordinary electrical appliances into it. The plug, which will ship in October, was unveiled at an …

Smart Homes

The Definitive iPhone XS Max Review

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Apple Event Liveblog: iPhone, Apple Watch, iOS 12, and More | WIRED

Author: Wired Staff. Wired Staff Gear<p>Date of Publication: 09.12.18.<p>Time of Publication: 3:01 am. 3:01 am<p>Apple Event Liveblog: Get Live Updates About …

iOS

10 ways smart people work less and get more done

Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or …

Success

Apple Accidentally 'Confirms' New iPhone Details [Updated]

<i>Update: Apple has now compounded its error by leaking the names of its new iPhones on its website sitemap. These were spotted by AllThings.How and remove all doubt about what Apple will announce in just a few hours.</i><p>Tomorrow Apple will launch its biggest iPhone overhaul in generations and it will …

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'iPhone XS Max' Name Revealed In New Leak

Apple’s three new iPhones are nearly here (one delayed release aside), and they contain some genuinely groundbreaking advancements. Furthermore, new leaks have now confirmed Apple’s biggest, most expensive model of them all…<p>Credit goes to both BGR and 9to5Mac who have both broken the news that …

Apple

Structuring Your Project — The Hitchhiker's Guide to Python

Structuring Your Project¶<p>By “structure” we mean the decisions you make concerning how your project best meets its objective. We need to consider how …

Python Programming

If these images are for real, the iPad has never been so beautiful

We're less then ten days away from Apple's Sept.12 event, at which the company is likely to announce new iPhones, Apple Watches and iPads, but leaks, …

Apple

Amazon becomes second trillion-dollar company in U.S.

Amazon has become the second U.S. public company to cross the $1 trillion valuation threshold this year. Amazon shares hit $2,050.49 shortly before …

Wall Street

Wealth planning: how offshore investing can help you

<b>Offshore investing has acquired negative image, commonly associated with the only the super-wealthy, it does have its benefits.</b> <br>It has been …

Investing

Rand slumps as South Africa enters recession

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s rand fell further against the dollar on Wednesday, extending a steep fall from the previous session, as the economy entered recession.<p>South African bank notes featuring images of former South African President Nelson Mandela (R) are displayed next to the …

South Africa

Android devices with pre-installed malware sold in developing markets

New low-end Android smartphone devices being sold to consumers in developing markets, many of whom are coming online for the first time, contain …

Amazon, Following Apple, Reaches $1,000,000,000,000 in Value

SAN FRANCISCO — When Apple’s market value crossed a trillion dollars last month, the reason was simple: It makes devices that a lot of people are willing to spend a lot of money on.<p>Now Amazon has become the second American company to cross that once-unimaginable line. Its shares rose as high as …

Wall Street

Redefining dispute resolution

How to pick the cloud storage service that’s right for you

Some are far better than others<p>Storing your most sensitive files locally on a hard drive is still (and probably always will be) the logical thing to do. But it’s not always the most convenient, which is why most of us look to cloud storage as a secondary option. It has its own set of benefits: it’s …

Apps

What the hell is going on with Apple?

The commonly held belief is that Apple charges ridiculously high prices for its products because they’re well-built, beautiful objects that the company generally stands behind. As founder Steve Jobs loved to say, Apple’s products “just work.”<p>By and large, they still do. Apple recently became the …

Apple

If you haven’t already switched to Firefox, do it now

Firefox has announced plans to block all third-party trackers. Why haven’t you switched yet?<p>This week, Mozilla announced that its browser Firefox will start blocking all cross-site third-party trackers–the cookies hiding in the background that follow your clicks across the web, reporting your …

Software

Mining could attract additional R122bn investment over next four years, if policy improves – MCSA

The mining sector could attract an additional R122-billion worth of investment if the policy perception and environment improved to the top quarter …

Rare Earth

MoviePass posts huge quarterly loss, shareholders sue

The company’s quarterly losses jumped from less than $3 million to $126.6 million in a year<p>MoviePass parent Helios and Matheson has quietly posted its quarterly earnings report, revealing that operating losses have ballooned from less than $3 million this quarter last year to $126.6 million in the …

MoviePass

OneDrive can now automatically backup your PC’s documents, pictures, and desktop folders

A great new addition for Windows 10 users<p>Microsoft is rolling out a new folder protection feature for OneDrive. Folder protection will offer to automatically sync your documents, pictures, and desktop folders to OneDrive to ensure a PC’s important folders are backed up to Microsoft’s cloud service. …

Crash outside UK Houses of Parliament treated as terror incident, police say

<b>London (CNN) —</b> A car crashed into security barriers outside the UK's Houses of Parliament during rush hour Tuesday morning, injuring several people in what police are treating as a terrorist incident.<p>The man's car collided with several cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into the barrier …

Google location tracking: Turn it off for real

Google is watching you. That's what everyone says half-jokingly about the search giant, which has often been accused of Big Brother-style monitoring of your searches, voice activity and location.<p>Now it appears that even if you manually disable Google Location History, Google Maps and other apps may …

Apple’s official iPhone X Leather Cases on sale from $28.50 at Amazon (Reg. $49)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon offers the Apple iPhone X Leather Case in Taupe for <b>$28.70 shipped</b> when clipping the on-page coupon code. There’s also …

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Jony Ive on Apple Park and his unique, minimalist W* cover

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World's best cities for swimming, from Sydney to Zurich | CNN Travel

Travel

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Profit

A 6th-grade teacher wrote 'Invite me to your Harvard graduation!' -- 21 years later, the student did just that - CNN

<b>(CNN) —</b> Judith Toensing didn't just teach her students, she inspired them.<p>A sixth-grade teacher from Yuma, Arizona, Toensing made a strong impact on one of her students 21 years ago.<p>At the end of the school year in 1997, Mrs. Toensing, wrote a note on the student's report card: "It has been a joy …

Public Health

Researchers offer new details how they found a 300-year-old ship that sank with $17 billion in treasure

<b>(CNN) —</b> For decades, researchers and governments have searched for a Spanish ship that sank more than 300 years ago, carrying gold and silver worth $17 billion today.<p>Trying to find the San Jose' has often been called the "holy grail of shipwrecks." It was finally discovered off the coast of …

Archaeology

Steve Jobs Used These 3 Deceptively Simple Questions to Turn Apple into an Innovation Powerhouse

Why don't more bosses ask them?<p>Steve Jobs did many things to make himself successful. He trained his brain using this simple meditation technique. He immersed himself in these highly unusual books. He also listened to ten songs that inspired and motivated him.<p>Steve Jobs also helped thousands of …

Consumer Reports: We can't recommend Tesla's Model 3

The Tesla Model 3 is not good enough to earn a recommendation from Consumer Reports, the magazine said. While the car is exciting to drive, difficult controls and weak brakes prevented it from getting the publication's much-sought-after approval.<p>Consumer Reports has said the larger and more …

Tesla