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Samsung offers a first look at 2019's foldable phone     – CNET
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The device will use Samsung’s new “Infinity Flex Display” that’s a tablet when opened and a phone when closed.

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2nd New MakuluLinux Release Offers Flash and Substance
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The MakuluLinux Flash distro is splashy and fast with a spiffy new look and new features. MakuluLinux developer Jacque Montague Raymer just announced the second of this year’s three major Series 15 releases. The Flash edition follows last month’s LinDoz edition release. The much-awaited innovative Core edition will debut between the end of November and […]

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eBay offers low-cost wireless plans to go with your phone purchase
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eBay is a popular marketplace for cell phones, and now the company wants to give purchasers the option of pairing those devices with a cellular plan when they check out. It is partnering with Red Pocket Mobile to offer low-priced wireless plans to al…

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WireGuard VPN review: A new type of VPN offers serious advantages
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Enlarge / The WireGuard interface, with a Firefox window open to netdata. (credit: Jim Salter) WireGuard is a new type of VPN which aims to be simpler to set up and maintain than current VPNs and to offer a higher degree of security. The software is free and open source—it’s licensed GPLv2, the same license […]

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NYU Offers Full-Tuition Scholarships for All Medical Students
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New York University said Thursday that it will cover tuition for all its medical students regardless of their financial situation, a first among the nation’s major medical schools and an attempt to expand career options for graduates who won’t be saddled with six-figure debt [Editor’s note: the link may be paywalled]. From a report: School […]

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New LibreOffice Version Offers Fresh Take
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The Document Foundation has announced the availability of its second major release this year, LibreOffice Fresh 6.1, with enhanced editing on Desktop, Cloud and Mobile platforms. One of its most significant new features is Notebookbar, an improved experimental user interface option that resembles the ribbon interface popular with Microsoft Office users. The developers hope to […]

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CVS Offers Doc Visits via Smartphone Video
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CVS Health’a retail MinuteClinic on Wednesday announced MinuteClinic Video Visits, a new virtual healthcare offering designed to assist people with minor illnesses and injuries, skin conditions, and other wellness needs. The telehealth offering will provide 24/7 access to healthcare services via mobile devices. It is available for both Android and iOS in nine states: Arizona, […]

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Telescope Offers 'Clearest View Yet' of Milky Way – Including Plasma Filaments
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Chris Reeve writes: The MeerKAT radio telescope was inaugurated in South Africa this past Friday, revealing the clearest view yet of the center of the Milky Way. What is especially surprising about the produced image are the numerous prominent filaments which seem to appear in the foreground. Herschel made a similar announcement just three years […]

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Peppermint 9 Offers Some Cool New Options
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Peppermint 9 accomplishes something most other Linux distros don’t: It melds the best components from other desktop environments and integrates them into a solid operating system. The latest release nearly completes a process begun several upgrades ago, using more Xfce elements and fewer LXDE components. Peppermint is a good alternative to the Linux Mint Xfce […]

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