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eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes

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By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a million deals with a kickoff set to begin at midnight PT on Monday, July 15.

A few of Amazon’s retail rivals, meanwhile, want to cede as little ground as possible to the e-commerce giant and have gone ahead and announced their own discounts and promotions to counter Prime Day. eBay and Target are both planning to offer some serious deals to try and chip away at Amazon a bit, with eBay even getting a little cheeky with the announcement of its so-called “Crash Sale” that’s also set for Prime Day, on July 15.

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eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes originally appeared on BGR.com on Wed, 26 Jun 2019 at 04:00:26 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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SpaceX finally caught one of its rocket’s nose cones

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SpaceX has never been shy about its failures. It’s famously poked fun at itself over its near-misses and setbacks over the years, and it’s typically very transparent whenever it comes up short. In recent months, its inability to successfully catch and recover the nose cone fairings of its rockets has been a real thorn in its side, but last night’s Falcon Heavy launch changed that.

In a first-ever successful catch attempt, SpaceX’s net-covered barge Ms. Tree (formerly Mr. Steven) managed to snag one of the two Falcon Heavy fairings as they tumbled from space. Now SpaceX needs to see if all this work will pay off in substantial cost savings for future missions.

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SpaceX finally caught one of its rocket’s nose cones originally appeared on BGR.com on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 at 23:07:17 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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‘The Lion King’ is blowing away all other Disney remakes in ticket presales

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Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King doesn’t open until July 19, but this new version of the beloved animated classic is already breaking records.

Fandango announced Tuesday that the film is the new record-holder for the best first-day presales for a traditional Disney release — “traditional,” as in excluding movies in the Star Wars and Marvel franchises. Not only that, The Lion King presales are blowing away advanced ticket sales for all other Disney remakes up to this point, and the movie is also on pace to be the year’s second-best advance ticket-seller on Fandango — after Avengers: Endgame, of course.

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‘The Lion King’ is blowing away all other Disney remakes in ticket presales originally appeared on BGR.com on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 at 22:05:31 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Apple Watch wearer in the UK details how the ECG app helped save his life

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Since its release late last year, the ECG app on the Apple Watch Series 4 has helped save many lives. While certainly not an out-and-out replacement for a trip to the hospital and professional diagnosis, the ECG app is designed to provide users with a convenient way to take an electrocardiogram and, in turn, stay on top of any potentially dangerous heart conditions stemming from an irregular heartbeat.

The ECG app first launched in the United States last December before making its way to the UK earlier this year. That said, an Apple Watch wearer in the UK recently took to Reddit and detailed how the ECG app potentially saved his life by providing him with an atrial fibrillation warning. Ultimately, the Apple Watch owner went to the hospital upon which a more serious condition was observed by attending physicians.

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Apple Watch wearer in the UK details how the ECG app helped save his life originally appeared on BGR.com on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 at 21:03:47 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Trio of space travelers safely returns to Earth

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Being chosen to spend time aboard the International Space Station is a privilege that only the tiniest fraction of people will ever experience. But all good things must come to an end, and this week marked the end of Expedition 59 aboard the ISS, and half of the space station’s six-person crew just arrived back on Earth.

The trio — Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, astronaut David Saint-Jacques of Canada, and NASA’s Anne McClain — spent over 200 days in space, but it took just a few hours for them to make the trip back to solid ground.

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Trio of space travelers safely returns to Earth originally appeared on BGR.com on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 at 20:08:12 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Microsoft might beat Apple to market with an ARM-powered laptop

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Apple is expected to replace Intel chips that typically power MacBooks with ARM-based creations of its own, and we keep seeing rumors pointing in that direction. But while Apple hasn’t confirmed that it’s working on A-series processors that could deliver desktop-grade performance, its partner (and rival) Qualcomm has already launched a bunch of ARM processors that can run Windows.

The latest one is the Snapdragon 8cx that has been engineered specifically for notebook use. And that’s the platform Microsoft might use on an upcoming Surface laptop.

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Microsoft might beat Apple to market with an ARM-powered laptop originally appeared on BGR.com on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 at 19:06:41 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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It’s official: ‘The Office’ is leaving Netflix in 2021 for NBCUniversal’s streamer

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The signs have been pointing in this direction for quite some time, and now it seems it’s official. NBC’s hit workplace comedy The Office is reportedly leaving Netflix to stream exclusively on NBCUniversal’s new streaming service starting in 2021.

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It’s official: ‘The Office’ is leaving Netflix in 2021 for NBCUniversal’s streamer originally appeared on BGR.com on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 at 18:13:53 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Here’s why your Windows 10 computer has been taking forever to shut down lately

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If you’ve been noticing that your PC has been acting a little wonky of late, it could be the result of a newly unearthed bug that impacts how long it takes machines running a certain version of Windows 10 to shut down or enter sleep mode. Microsoft confirmed the bug on the company’s Tech Community page and notes that the delay can sometimes be as long as 60 seconds.

Now as far as bugs go, this one is relatively benign. Still, if you’re ready to leave your house and are patiently waiting for your computer to shut down or go to sleep, watching your computer just sit there for upwards of a minute can be unnerving.

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Here’s why your Windows 10 computer has been taking forever to shut down lately originally appeared on BGR.com on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 at 18:04:42 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Get a 25-inch monitor with almost no bezels on Amazon for $130

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The frameless design trend that’s sweeping the smartphone industry is fantastic, but what happens when you sit down at your desk to work? Why should you have to deal with chunky, ugly bezels on the big screen? Well guess what: you don’t. Check out the VIOTEK H250 25 Inch Ultra Thin Computer Monitor with Frameless LED Display, which is currently just $130 on Amazon. It’s got a beautiful 1080p screen, and best of all, it barely has any bezels!

VIOTEK H250 25 Inch Ultra Thin Computer Monitor with Frameless LED Display 1920 x 1080p, 60Hz,…: $129.99

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  • HD PERFECTION – This frameless HD monitor is perfected with 1920 x 1080p res, 60Hz, 2ms response time, and 16.7M colors
  • OPTIONAL CONNECTIVITY – Connect the H250 with its HDMI & VGA to expand your 16:9 widescreen format to larger displays
  • COMFORTABLE VIEWING – Tilt the computer monitor horizontally or vertically to find the best comfortable viewing angle
  • GOODBYE GLARE – The anti-glare computer screen makes it convenient to hang on any 75x75mm VESA mount without excessive shine
  • ULTRA-THIN – Easily position this compact & lightweight computer monitor on any desk without taking too much space

VIOTEK H250 25 Inch Ultra Thin Computer Monitor with Frameless LED Display 1920 x 1080p, 60Hz,…: $129.99

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Get a 25-inch monitor with almost no bezels on Amazon for $130 originally appeared on BGR.com on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 at 17:29:07 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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NASA needs a name for its 2020 rover, and you can help!

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NASA’s Mars 2020 mission is coming together rapidly, with engineers piecing together the shiny new rover and preparing all of the instruments it’ll use once it reaches the Red Planet in 2021. That means it’s time yet again for the American public to help NASA come up with a name for the robot that will spend years cruising around the Martian surface in the name of science.

NASA’s “Name the Rover” contest will open for entries in Fall 2019, but a lot of work has to be done ahead of time to prepare for the countless potential monikers that will flood in. You, my dear reader, can actually help with that.

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NASA needs a name for its 2020 rover, and you can help! originally appeared on BGR.com on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 at 17:06:15 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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