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Budweiser offers 150,000 free Lyft round trips

If you’re on the lookout for a designated driver this holiday season, a brewery can save the day. Starting today, Budweiser is offering up to 150,000 free round-trip Lyft rides (worth up to $10 each way) with its “Give a Damn” program until the end o…

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Posted on Sep 20, 2017

London venue is first to eradicate touts with digital-only tickets

Touts are something you’ll no longer see roaming the pavements outside of London’s Islington Assembly Hall. The music venue has become the first in the UK to commit entirely to digital tickets, all of which will be sold through mobile app Dice. Ticke…

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Posted on Sep 20, 2017

Uber launches internal probe on Asia bribery allegations

Among its many other problems, Uber is facing a federal probe to look into allegations that it broke foreign bribery laws. To figure out what happened exactly and to cooperate with the DOJ, the ride-hailing firm recently launched its own investigatio…

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Simple Tips About Cell Phones That Are Easy To Follow

Cell phones are probably the single-most popular item in the world of technology today. Just about everyone has one, and it’s hard to imagine how people get along without them. They are handy tools for more than just phone calls. If you’re looking for some ideas and information about making better use of cell phones, then this article is bound to help you.

If you surf online on your phone, then do an occasional reboot to clear out memory eaten up by apps like social media. It should function much better as a result.

TIP! If you surf online on your phone, then do an occasional reboot to clear out memory eaten up by apps like social media. This will help your phone to perform to the best of its ability if you do this once every few days.

If your phone gets dropped into water, do not panic and think that it is ruined. What you should do is remove the phone’s battery, and then place your phone in a plastic bag of rice. This will remove some of the excess moisture inside.

There is a problem if the phone battery is losing power quickly. It’s likely that your signal is low. The fact is that poor signals can cause a battery to die sooner. If your phone is going to be stowed away where you’ve got weak signal, don’t keep it on.

Make sure that you read warranties in depth. They’re often just a waste of money. If cell phones fail, you usually see this within the first year, and the phone is typically still under the basic warranty. Plus, a lot of people buy a new phone ever year, so the warranty that’s extended really isn’t worth it.

TIP! Those who have a smartphone use it through the day. You should not leave it on for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Never place your phone near water. Water damage is one of the most common reasons cellphones break. For best results, keep your phone away from any water source. Though you may feel confident in hanging on to your phone, accidents can still occur.

If you have always been a loyal customer of a particular brand of cell phone, do not be afraid to experiment with other options. You might be used to a certain kind, but you should expand your horizons. Looking at other phones can show you a whole world of functionality.

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TIP! Beware of extended warranties. There are many extra costs that you may incur.

Do not purchase a smartphone if the only reason you need a cell phone is to talk. Everyone has one, but most people are paying for features they may not need. Save yourself some cash and get a regular cell phone if you just want to talk on it.

Hopefully, you have learned some helpful tips that you can use with your cell phone. While much smaller than desktops, laptops and tablets, these devices have so many great capabilities. These suggestions are a great place to start.

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Posted on Sep 20, 2017

Oculus tweaks VR audio to seem closer and more realistic

Audio can be just as important as visuals if you want to make true-to-life VR experiences. That’s why Oculus has introduced changes to the Rift SDK that give developers the power to make spatial audio as realistic as possible. One of the features the…

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Posted on Sep 20, 2017

Dual-screen Yota3 is official with a sharper E Ink screen

Well, the wait is finally over. After a teaser back in June, the third-gen dual-screen YotaPhone — now simply dubbed Yota3 — was unveiled in China yesterday. Pretty much all the main specs are identical to the leak Engadget received earlier, but th…

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Amazon reportedly working on Alexa-enabled ‘smart glasses’

Amazon wants to make Alexa a more formidable competitor to Google Assistant and Siri by letting you put it on your face and take it anywhere, according to a Financial Times report (paywall). The company is said to be developing a pair of normal-looki…

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Tips To Make Your Organic Garden Succesful

Now is a great time. You may have questions, but don’t worry, this article can help. Read on for some helpful tips to get started in gardening.

Choose perennials that slugs are not attracted to. Creatures like snails or slugs can destroy a plant in a single night. These pests are especially attracted to tender sprouts and to delicate, soft leaves. Perennials that are unappetizing in taste, or that have hardened and hairy leaves, are not a favorite of slugs or snails. Selecting an unappetizing perennial, such as campanula or heuchera, will help stop them from being eaten.

TIP! When fall has arrived, it is time to plant the edibles for the autumn. If you’d like to change things up a bit this season, put away your standard clay pots and plant your lettuce and kale inside of a pumpkin instead! Slice a hole around the stem, and pull the pumpkin top out.

When winter arrives, transfer some plants into the house to save them. Find out which plants will be able to thrive despite the transplanting and different indoor conditions. Remember to be gentle when digging up your plants; carefully dig away from the roots and gently place the plant into a container.

The first thing you should do when planning a garden is test the soil. You can do a soil sample analysis for an affordable fee and then know what you need to properly treat your soil with so you can grow the best plants. The cost of the analysis will be easily offset by the benefits of a healthy and vibrant crop.

Your vegetable garden should get at least six hours of sun daily. Most vegetables need that much sun to grow rapidly and successfully. Some flowers also have the same needs.

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If your plants do not grown very tall, try buying some knee pads used for gardening. Long hours tending your garden can leave your knees sore and achy. Buy yourself a pair of knee pads to use in the garden to cushion and protect your knees.

It is best to aerate and dry your plants daily. Moisture on the surfaces of your plants is an invitation to pests and illness. Fungi is very common. Fungicidal spray treatments can contain fungi, but spraying prior to problems even developing in the first place is the best way to go about it.

TIP! To grow peas, try growing them indoors first, instead of outside. If you were to plant them inside first, the seeds should germinate better.

Place a few inches of organically based mulch around your vegetable plants. The organic mulch will keep moisture in the soil for a little longer. It also helps prevent weeds from growing. This can save you a lot of time and effort in pulling out the weeds.

Now that you have read this article, you are better prepared than ever before in the field of horticulture. Even if you have some previous experience with horticulture, you now know more about this art. Hopefully the tips laid out here gave you pointers to improve your horticulture so you can start gardening with two green thumbs.

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Posted on Sep 19, 2017

Trump’s NASA nominee is willing to study climate change… on Mars

Good news: NASA’s administrator nominee is fine with studying climate change! Just not Earth’s climate change. In answers to a Senate questionnaire, Rep. Jim Bridenstine says it’s important to understand why Mars changed so dramatically, losing its…

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A new company is trying to revive the Skully AR helmet

Last year, Skully, the startup that crowdfunded its AR motorcycle helmet, shut down following many delays, mounting financial woes and an attempted sale to LeEco that didn’t go through. But TechCrunch got its hands on an email that was sent to those…

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