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This town is running an experiment that could help bring internet to millions of people

Thomas Hedger BLANK SPACES This town is running an experiment that could help bring internet to millions of people By Mike Murphy in Sault Ste. Marie, MichiganNovember 20, 2018 “You see that hill over there beyond the tree line? That’s Canada.” Pointing northwest, Steve Mason leads me and Cory Heigl, his boss at Packerland Communications, a local internet provider in ... Read More »

LG G7 to Include an LCD Panel Instead of OLED Display: Report

Unlike most flagship models that feature OLED panels, LG G7 might sport an LCD panel, according to a new report. The move is said to help the South Korean company reduce the production cost of its next-generation flagship and sustain market losses. The company skipped the MWC this year but, as per a previous report, is set to launch the LG G7 and G7 ... Read More »

Modified Yamaha R15 V2.0: This is how you make an Yamaha R15 V2.0 look as fresh as V3.0

The recently launched new Yamaha R15 V3.0 is quite a substantial upgrade over the earlier iteration. Among the major upgrades that the new motorcycle carries is the refreshed design, which makes the Version 3.0 significantly more stylish than its predecessors. However, owners of the V2.0 can give their steeds a fresh lease of life through this attractive body kit from Autologue ... Read More »

An education research institute won’t take politics out of the classroom

Education research is inherently political, and can never be objective and value-free. AAP/David Crosling The Labor Party has pledged to create a A$280 million research institute to “take politics out of the classroom” and “put an end to decades of ideological battles about school education”, if it wins the next federal election. Announcing the policy, Shadow Education Minister Tanya Plibersek said: Politicians shouldn’t tell ... Read More »

LG V30 to Get an AI-Focused Variant at MWC 2018: Report

In a move to take on Apple, Huawei, and Samsung, LG is now rumoured with a new variant of its V30 smartphone that will feature enhanced artificial intelligence (AI) features. The new LG V30 variant, which is said to be codenamed V30+ alpha or V30+a, is expected to debut at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona next month. The South Korean company launched the original V30 model back in August ... Read More »

Vodafone Launches Itel A20 Smartphone at an ‘Effective Price’ of Rs. 1,590

HIGHLIGHTS Itel A20 will come with a cashback offer worth Rs. 2,100 Customers need to stick to the handset for 36 months The cashback will be available through M-Pesa Vodafone India on Tuesday announced its partnership with China’s Transsion Group-owned Itel Mobile to launch the Itel A20 in the country with an effective price of as low as Rs. 1,590 – actually priced at Rs. ... Read More »

An Easy Guide to Getting a Bitcoin Wallet App and Getting Started with Cryptocurrency

If you are looking for some help to buy bitcoin, the place to start is to get a bitcoin wallet app. Of course, once you have the app, you may still have just as many questions, if not more. You may believe that bitcoin is only used by cybercriminals, for instance, when in reality it is used by huge corporations ... Read More »

Google Shipped Some Pixel 2 XL Units Without an Operating System, Users Report

There seems to be no end to Google’s woes when it comes to new Pixel 2 devices. The latest issue to have been reported by some Pixel 2 XL buyers is receiving a unit without an operating system. There are multiple threads on Reddit on the issue, and almost all users complain about the same messagewelcoming them “Can’t find valid operating system. The device will not start.” ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ Premium gets an option to correct image distortion

Sony introduced a new camera for the Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia Xzs, which fixed the corner softness that was so characteristic of Sony cameras. And now the company has fixed the remaining issue of the wide-angle lens it uses – the distortion. Part of the Oreo update, the feature is hidden behind a toggle in the camera settings. If you’ve updated your XZ ... Read More »

Afghanistan: Girls Struggle for an Education

“By the time we walked to school, the school day would end.” – Najiba, 15, explaining why she and her eight siblings did not go to school in Daikundi, Mazar-i Sharif, July 2016. (Kabul) – Afghan government and international donor efforts since 2001 to educate girls have significantly faltered in recent years, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. Sixteen ... Read More »