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Digital tools are vital for refugees hoping to start a new life

When Lily Eftetahi arrived in Greece three years ago as a refugee from Iran, she spoke neither Greek nor English. She had countless questions about how to start a new life as a refugee, but wasn’t sure who to ask for accurate answers.  That changed when she discovered Refugee.Info, a set of digital resources for refugees and asylum seekers in Greece, Italy, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Hungary who want to know how they can work, which documents they need, whether they can receive cash assistance, and how they […]

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Loneliness: Does being online make it worse?

To enjoy the CBBC Newsround website at its best you will need to have JavaScript turned on. Girlguiding survey has showed that girls have different opinions about the impact that being online can have on feelings of loneliness Does going online make you feel more or less lonely? That’s what we want to know, after results from a survey by Girlguiding show that girls have different opinions about this. The figures, revealed exclusively by Newsround, show that 15% of seven to 10-year-olds said they feel that being […]

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Nintendo’s NES controller for the Switch is a great but pricey way to play 8-bit games

The best part of Nintendo’s Switch Online subscription service is the included classic games. Since launch, Nintendo has steadily added more NES titles, including some enhanced additions; just this week came a version of Metroid that starts you out with a huge array of powers just ahead of the big battle with Ridley. But what’s the best way to play these 8-bit classics? The Switch Joy-Con and Pro Controller are both passable, and there are also a few solid aftermarket controllers as well. Now, Nintendo has a […]

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Mixbook photo book review: Great online editor, stunning photo prints

In the wide world of online photo book services, Mixbook handily distinguishes itself as one of the best. One main reason is Mixbook’s smooth, easy-to-use web editor which makes it a pleasure to assemble your creation. The resulting photo book was also quite good. Colors popped, quality was consistent throughout, and the book looked and felt like a coffee table book you could buy in a museum gift shop. Mixbook offers three basic photo book types: landscape (starting at $15.99), square (starting at $19.99), and portrait (starting […]

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Dyson Airwrap review: Fancy curls for an even fancier price

Pretty • uniform curls • Protects your hair • Fast and easy to use • The straightening brush was a revelation Multiple times more expensive than everything else on the market • Price • The whole kit is huge • Did we mention the price? If you frequently straighten, curl, or style your hair, the Dyson Airwrap’s quickness, versatility, and heat protection could be worth the obscene price. But if you’re only an occasional styler, save that hard-earned cash. Mashable Score3.5 It’s long, and it’s pink. It […]

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Branson’s Virgin Galactic reaches edge of space

Image copyright Virgin Galactic Image caption Virgin Galactic’s plane will be carried to a height of 12,000m before its rocket ignites The latest test flight by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic successfully rocketed to the edge of space and back. The firm’s SpaceShipTwo passenger rocket ship reached a height of 82.7km, beyond the altitude at which US agencies have awarded astronaut wings. It marked the plane’s fourth test flight and followed earlier setbacks in the firm’s space programme. Sir Richard is in a race with Elon Musk […]

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Why defining the boundary of space may be crucial for the future of spaceflight

On Thursday morning, just after 8AM PT, the two pilots on board Virgin Galactic’s spaceplane ignited the vehicle’s rocket engine high above the Mojave Desert for a total of 60 seconds, soaring to an altitude of 82.7 kilometers. When the vehicle reached its maximum height, the Virgin Galactic team celebrated: they had finally reached space — a new record for the company. At least, Virgin Galactic argues it went to space. But for many, that’s not where space is. At some point, the higher you travel through […]

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Samsung upgrades its Notebook 9 Pen (2019) with Thunderbolt and a discrete Nvidia GPU

Samsung has disclosed that its Samsung Notebook 9 Pen for 2019 will boast a pair of moderately significant upgrades: Thunderbolt I/O ports, and a discrete Nvidia GPU on the larger model. The 2018 version of Samsung’s Notebook 9 Pen was a study in contrasts: While the exterior felt relatively cheap and plasticky, Samsung’s choice of materials made it exceptionally light. Yet at $1,400, it felt overpriced. And while we applauded the inclusion of the pen—and a holster that was built right into the laptop itself!—the Samsung S […]

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Sega brings Genesis classics like Sonic and Streets of Rage to Amazon’s Fire TV

It’s hard to believe, but Gunstar Heroes is actually playable using an Amazon Fire TV remote control. Sega is announcing a new collection of Sega Genesis classics that’s available on Amazon’s streaming stick starting today. And while it’s in no way the ideal way to experience these games, the bundle represents perhaps the most accessible way to play retro games on your television without the need for gaming-specific hardware. The collection is available now for $14.99, and it includes the following games: Alien Storm Altered Beast Beyond […]

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