3 Fun Gifts for Grads & Dads

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Gift the hottest new tech trends to the grad or dad in your life. Sony Farpoint VR Game with VR Aim Controller Sony’s new Farpoint game transports you to a different planet where you’re fighting for your life against hordes of alien creatures, which is frankly unnerving when you’re experiencing it in VR. Your mission is to pick up scientists studying ...

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Review of the Polar H10 Heart Rate Monitor

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Polar is a leading brand in consumer heart rate monitors. The new, high-end chest strap monitor, the Polar H10 ($89.95 on Amazon), has just about all of the bells and whistles you could want in a consumer heart rate monitor: built-in memory so you can capture your workout without a smartphone, extensive compatibility with 3rd party apps, extended battery life ...

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Google Photos: Photo Books & Sharing Made Simple

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You may still have to take photos, but now Google Photos will do almost everything else — from picking out your best shots to recommending who you should share them with. After all, it’s easy to snap photos, but how often do you remember to organize and share them? It’s probably less often than you’d like, which is exactly what ...

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Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – China

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On 5 May 2017, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China (NHFPC) notified WHO of 24 additional laboratory-confirmed human infections with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in China. Details of the cases Onset dates ranged from 14 to 29 April 2017. Of these 24 case patients, nine were female. The median age was 56.5 years (range 25 to 82 ...

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The Best Smart Light Bulb

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The Philips Hue is the most advanced smart light bulb, with excellent usability and extensive support for smart home systems. Philips Hue (3rd Gen) Light bulbs are simple devices. You screw a light bulb into a fixture, flip the switch, and you have light. Smart light bulbs do a lot more. They can deliver all colors of light, simulating anything ...

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How to Protect Yourself Against Ransomware

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Last week, a massive ransomware attack using stolen NSA hacking tools disabled an estimated 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries. The ransomware, known as WannaCry, severely affected organizations around the globe, including FedEx, the British National Health Service, car makers Renault and Nissan, and the Russian Interior Ministry. Like other ransomware, WannaCry encrypts files on the infected computers, making ...

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Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

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On 9 May 2017, WHO was informed of a cluster of undiagnosed illness and deaths including haemorrhagic symptoms in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in the north of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), bordering Central African Republic. Since 22 April, nine cases including three deaths have been reported. Six cases are currently hospitalized. On 11 May 2017, ...

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Review of the Lumo Run

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Throw on a pair of running shoes, and you can exercise just about anywhere. If you don’t run with proper form, though, you’ll expend more energy than necessary and may end up injuring yourself. In the United States, the annual injury rate of the estimated 12 million American runners is close to 50 percent, translating into nearly 2 million stress ...

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These Android Apps Secretly Collect Your Personal Data

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While you may not pay for free apps, many aren’t actually free. You pay for them by viewing ads that pop up at the bottom of the screen or by agreeing to share some of your personal data. You should know how you’re paying, though. However, security researchers at SophosLabs have found more than 50 apps available through the Google ...

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