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5 of the best places to see the ‘Great American Eclipse’ on Aug. 21

Sunday  18:07,   20 august 2017
MarketWatch

Here’s how to take full advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime solar phenomenon.The last solar eclipse to cross the entire United States, from Washington to Florida, occurred in 1918, but it’ll happen again in less than a[...]

The worst things that could go wrong during the total solar eclipse — and how to be prepared

Sunday  16:10,   20 august 2017
MSN

Wear your eclipse glasses, for Copernicus's sake!Millions are expected to pack the so-called path of totality, or the swath of the United States that will be able to experience the complete solar[...]

One mistake people make using public Wi-Fi

Sunday  15:25,   20 august 2017
USA TODAY

If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times: Avoid doing anything you would not want anyone in the world to know on public Wi-Fi. You may think you're safe in that busy café or big-name hotel, but public Wi-Fi is a major[...]

New malware masquerades as a ride-sharing app

Sunday  13:20,   20 august 2017
TechCrunch

An update to the venerable Faketoken.q Android malware has made it easier for the program to steal your credit card information.Kaspersky[...]

How to Track the Solar Eclipse Without Going Outside

Sunday  10:31,   20 august 2017
Newsweek

Too lazy or busy to see the sky? Check out NASA's live broadcast or follow these hashtags to take part in the spectacle.Space fans across the U.S. are doing it big for the solar eclipse coming Monday. They're flying and driving to certain[...]

What’s the best way to expand iPhone storage?

Saturday  22:41,   19 august 2017
USA TODAY

You’ve decided to go with the new iPhone, and chosen a color, but there’s still one more thing to figure out: how much storage to go with. After all, you don’t want to see that “Storage almost full” message – as you do with your existing phone –[...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 might be out as soon as September 15th

Saturday  21:59,   19 august 2017
Engadget

For a while after the Note 7 debacle, the fate of Samsung's supersized phone line was uncertain. It soon became pretty clear, though, that the Korean manufacturer isn't killing the name: Samsung is launching the Galaxy Note 8 on August 23rd,[...]

If you're watching the total solar eclipse, don't forget to wear sunscreen

Saturday  20:51,   19 august 2017
Business Insider

Be sure to wear sunscreen — especially if you're planning to view it for a long time. While you might be more concerned with keeping your eyes safe from the sun, the hour or two you spend watching the whole process will leave your skin[...]

The Nest thermostat might be getting a facelift

Saturday  20:38,   19 august 2017
The Verge

The Nest thermostat might be getting a faceliftBlass tweeted an image of the device, which shows off a whole new look. It retains its circular shape, but comes with a white ring and[...]

Total View: A Brief History of Solar Eclipses Seen From Space

Saturday  18:00,   19 august 2017
Space.com

Don Pettit has never looked up to see a total solar eclipse. Twice, though, he has looked down. Don Pettit has never looked up to see a total solar eclipse. Twice, though, he has looked[...]

What will we learn from this year's solar eclipse?

Saturday  17:52,   19 august 2017
PRI

<p>Experiencing a total solar eclipse is revelatory, especially so for people who study them.</p>On August 21, 2017, most of North America will witness one of nature’s most awe-inspiring events – a total eclipse of the sun.[...]

Japan launches satellite for advanced GPS operation

Saturday  17:36,   19 august 2017
Reuters

Japan on Saturday launched an H-2A rocket carrying a geo-positioning satellite into orbit after a week-long delay, the government said. The launch of Japan's third geo-positioning satellite is part of its plan to build a version of the U.S. global[...]

Google adds autoplaying videos to search results on Android

Saturday  17:25,   19 august 2017
The Verge

The next time a video shows up at the top of your Google search results, it might start playing automatically.Google is beginning to add what it calls “video previews” to search results. They’ll start out on Android, where they’ll appear for[...]

A hacker leaked the decryption key for Apple's Secure Enclave, severely affecting iOS security

Saturday  14:06,   19 august 2017
International Business Times

A hacker going by the pseudonym xerub has claimed to have leaked the decryption key for Apple's Secure Enclave Processor (SEP) firmware, which could be a massive blow to iOS security. &nbsp;According to Apple, SEP was incorporated into iOS[...]

Another Galaxy Note has its batteries recalled, but this time it isn't Samsung's fault

Saturday  10:50,   19 august 2017
CNET

A recall on some of the batteries found in Note 4 devices echoes last year's Note 7 recall. Here's what to do if your phone is one of them.It doesn't take much to see the parallels between this and last year's Galaxy Note 7 recall. Last year [...]