Day: November 20, 2021

Best Black Friday monitor deals – CNET

Great pre-Black Friday prices you can get now on monitors from Acer, Dell, Samsung, Gigabyte and MSI. …read more Source:: CNet

The (Sodium Chloride) Crystal Method

[Chase’s] post titled “How to Grow Sodium Chloride Crystals at Home” might as well be called “Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Salt Crystals (but Were Afraid to Ask).” We aren’t sure what the purpose of having transparent NaCl crystals are, but we have to admit, they look awfully cool. Sodium chloride, of course,…

How Bad is Online Shopping for the Environment?

“E-commerce sales jumped nearly 32 percent in 2020 compared to the prior year, according to U.S. Census Bureau data,” reports Politico — and this year “online sales are on track to outpace that record…” “Now, cities, climate scientists and companies are trying to figure out the consequences for the planet.” The most recent research is…

Best DNA test for 2021: AncestryDNA vs. 23andMe and more – CNET

Looking for the best DNA test kit and testing services? Here are your top options. …read more Source:: CNet

GitHub’s Annual Developer Survey Finds Remote Developers Aren’t Returning to the Office

GitHub’s annual report on its user community “combined telemetry data from over four million repositories with direct survey from over 12,000 developers to identify current trends among software development companies and open-source projects,” reports InfoQ. ZDNet notes the data shows that remote developers “aren’t planning to go back to the office.” Before the pandemic, only…

Target Black Friday: The best savings you can get right now and a look at what’s next – CNET

Target has a big wave of Black Friday offerings coming soon, but plenty of big deals are already live. …read more Source:: CNet

Best Buy Black Friday: Don’t miss big savings on TVs, Apple Watch SE, headphones and more – CNET

We finally know what big deals Best Buy has in store for Black Friday, but you can get in on lots of early discounts too. …read more Source:: CNet

Walmart Black Friday: Score these early deals ahead of the big event – CNET

Plenty of savings are already here! Shop them before they’re gone. …read more Source:: CNet

The Last Days of Amiga – and the Lost Amiga CD64

This week Mike Bouma (Slashdot reader #85,252) looked back nearly 30 years to the glory days of the world’s first true 32-bit CD based home console — Commodore’s Amiga32. In the final three months of 1993, the company had sold 100,000 in just three months in Europe, outselling Sega four to one, “and claiming 38%…

Best iPhone for 2021: Which of Apple’s 8 phones is right for you? – CNET

Apple’s iPhone line goes from $399 to $1,399. Here’s how to find which one is best for your needs and budget. …read more Source:: CNet