Google Explains The Green Reason There’s No Black New Chromecast

Hellen Wadman

Google won’t be selling a black-colored variant of its new Google TV-powered Chromecast because it’s not a good fit for its use of recycled materials, according to recent reports. More succinctly, the company indicates that, as part of its green initiatives, 49-percent of the new device isn’t new. It’s made from recycled plastic.

That’s not an entirely new step for the company since its other Nest and Pixel-branded gadgets have

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Candidates criticise NLAT for being ‘exclusionary’

Hellen Wadman

‘Those from lower socio-economic backgrounds do not have access to devices or other specifications listed by the university’

After the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) announced the technical specifications for the online home-based National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT), candidates pointed out that the test was ‘extremely exclusionary’ as they need access to laptops, webcams and reliable Internet connectivity. Without these, aspirants from lower economic and disadvantaged backgrounds will

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Founder of electric truck start-up Nikola steps down after being accused of ‘ocean of lies’

Hellen Wadman

Trevor Milton, the founder and executive chairman of Nikola, has resigned amid allegations he misled investors about the prospects of the automotive company, which is developing a line-up of hydrogen- and battery-powered trucks.

The Phoenix-based startup, which went public this year, was called out by short-seller Hindenburg Research in a report released on Sept. 10. The bombshell report came just days after Nikola entered an alliance with General Motors, with

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Do ‘Computer’ Glasses Protect You From Eyestrain?

Hellen Wadman

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En español | As the coronavirus pandemic has driven many of us online for work, meetings and even socializing, sales of computer glasses are on the rise. But what do these glasses really do? Are they worth buying?

Short answer: probably not. Most computer glasses are designed to filter out blue light — high-energy light rays emitted from the display screens on your computer, tablet and phone.

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Best antivirus 2020: Free antivirus and paid software

Hellen Wadman

Every Windows PC needs to run one of the best antivirus programs, even if that program happens to be one of the best free antivirus programs.  

The Windows Defender antivirus software built into Windows 10 is very good, but while it certainly holds its own against other free rivals, it still can’t quite match the features of the best paid antivirus protection.

Paid antivirus suites offer you a plethora of

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