Best free and public DNS servers in 2020

Hellen Wadman

If you’re looking for the best DNS servers around today, we’re here to help.

DNS (Domain Name System) is a system which translates the domain names you enter in a browser to the IP addresses required to access those sites, and the best DNS servers provide you with the best service possible.

Your ISP will assign you DNS servers whenever you connect to the internet, but these may not always

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Finding and following your website’s ‘North Star Metric’

Hellen Wadman

By Jada Balster, Vice President, Marketing at Workfront

Why do you work in marketing? I’m willing to bet that among the many phrases that just popped into your head, “I get to work creatively” was in there somewhere. And that’s no surprise. According to our recent Workfront Global Marketing Report, for 40% of UK marketers, the skill they most value in their role is creativity.

Right now, as brands across

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Exploration Tools: Mapping – GIS: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research

Hellen Wadman

A GIS (geographic information system) is an unconventional tool for ocean exploration. It is neither a physical device nor a submersible technology that comes into direct contact with the water. A GIS cannot take us any deeper into the oceans, but it can take us further in terms of our understanding, because of the way it gathers and analyzes information. Given enough data, a GIS can, in fact, create a

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Ultra-wide computer monitors to enhance your setup

Hellen Wadman

If you’re still using the standard-issue monitor that came with your PC you are missing out. Ultra-wide high-definition monitors can totally change your experience—transforming the sad apartment office to a digital command center out of some William Gibson cyberpunk thriller.



a desktop computer sitting on top of a desk: See more while you work.


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a desktop computer sitting on top of a desk: See more while you work.


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See more while you work.

Like just about everything else in the tech world,

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The best VPN service 2020

Hellen Wadman

VPN stands for ‘virtual private network’ and is a piece of software that that helps to make you more anonymous online, encrypts your internet use, and lets you effectively trick your laptop or mobile device into thinking it’s in another location.

That means by choosing the best VPN service out there, you equip your laptop, PC, mobile – even your games console – with a game-changing bit of software.

For

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Widex Moment vs Phonak Paradise

Hellen Wadman

Both the Phonak Paradise and the Widex Moment offer all the features you’d expect from a hearing aid, including different hearing modes/profiles, a discreet design and the choice of rechargeable or 312 battery-powered (we tested rechargeable models for both). “Receiver in canal” (RIC) hearing aids are the style most people think of: a small pear-shaped unit that sits behind the ear with a tube that feeds the receiver, which then

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Ocean Platform Joins apps.health Marketplace to Help Connect Patients with Healthcare Providers

Hellen Wadman

TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2020 /CNW/ – The Ocean Platform, Canada’s leading EMR-integrated digital health suite for patient engagement, is now available on apps.health, a digital health app marketplace and innovation hub from WELL Health. With this release, CognisantMD is also launching a series of powerful new tools and features for OSCAR Pro Electronic Medical Record (EMR) through its enhanced Cloud Connect API integration.

Over 13,000 healthcare providers across the

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Best computer monitors for home, work, and play

Hellen Wadman

Sifting through refresh rates, pixels, resolution, and all the other monitor buzzwords can be intimidating. We break down our top 10 computer monitor choices and what they’re best for to make finding the one that suits you easy.

All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission.

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Sydney news: Woman critical in high speed car crash in Merrylands West, COVID-19 warning for beachgoers

Hellen Wadman

Here’s what you need to know this morning.

Two hospitalised after car crash

A woman is in a critical condition and a man is in a serious condition after two cars collided in what is believed to have been a “very high speed” crash in Sydney’s west overnight.

NSW Ambulance inspector Andrew McAlpine said emergency services found “a scene of carnage” when they arrived at the crash site in Merrylands

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China’s university cheats could lose access to mortgages and fast internet under plans to expand Beijing’s ‘Orwellian’ behavior rating system

Hellen Wadman

  • China plans to extend a controversial scheme that rewards and punishes citizens’ behavior to include degree plagiarism, The Times reported.
  • This means that cheats may be unable to access public transport, mortgages, and even job promotions.
  • Some regions have their own versions of the national schemes. Between them, they penalize cheating at video games, not sorting rubbish, and not attending restaurant reservations.

University students in China who plagiarize work could

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YouTube sets India for test launch of TikTok-challenger ‘Shorts’

Hellen Wadman

PALO ALTO, U.S. — Google announced on Monday that it will launch a new service that enables users to utilize their smartphones to shoot, edit and post videos of up to 15 seconds on YouTube, its video-sharing website.

A trial version of the service will be available first in India within a few days. With TikTok, a video-sharing app from China, facing strengthening headwinds, the number of similar services is

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Ocean acidification puts deep-sea coral reefs at risk of collapse

Hellen Wadman

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IMAGE: Lophelia pertusa coral in corrosive waters off Southern California Bight. Live coral growing is on bare, exposed rock with no dead coral framework.
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Deep-sea coral reefs face challenges as changes to ocean chemistry triggered by climate change may cause their foundations to become brittle, a study suggests.

The underlying structures of the reefs – which are home to a multitude of

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Alienware teases Aurora desktops with RTX 30-series GPUs, gaming monitors and laptops

Hellen Wadman

Following today’s announcement of NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs, Alienware has announced a range of new computer hardware, from gaming monitors to gaming laptops to pre-built PCs that use NVIDIA’s new cards. Today’s announcement only goes part way – instead of making full reveals, Alienware has only shared some details about each product, with the promise of more information coming later this month.

Alienware is releasing three new gaming monitors

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Saudi Arabia pizza restaurants market is anticipated to register a CAGR of 11.35% during the forecast period (2020-2025

Hellen Wadman

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —
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– The increasing demand for home delivery of pizza, aided by the increasing internet connectivity and consumer spending, is projected to extensively drive the market growth. Moreover, the strong influence of western culture, especially in the food sector, further assists the growth of pizza consumption in Saudi Arabia.
– However, the rising burger chains and other

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Xiaomi’s Mi Watch does a lot for 99 Euros.

Hellen Wadman

Xiaomi doesn’t name exactly what the Mi Watch is running, OS-wise, but it’s compatible with both iPhones (running iOS 10 and later) and Android devices (running Android 4.4 or later.) Despite the lack of a mainstream wearable OS, though, there’s still a lot of health tracking built-in: heart rate tracking, blood oxygen level monitoring, as well as sleep- and stress-tracking features, according to Xiaomi. The Mi Watch’s screen can reach

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Ohio State researches aim to find treatment for coronavirus patients in new clinical trial

Hellen Wadman

Researchers from The Ohio State University are starting another COVID-19 trial that’s part of ‘Operation Warp Speed.’

COLUMBUS, Ohio — People who have COVID-19 but not sick enough to be hospitalized may be able to help scientists searching for treatment options. 

Researchers from The Ohio State University are starting another COVID-19 trial that’s part of Operation Warp Speed — the federal push to speed up work on getting medications and

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Indian Tsunami Early Warning Centre provides services to 25 Indian Ocean nations: Centre

Hellen Wadman



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The Indian Tsunami Early Warning Centre (ITEWC) provides tsunami services to 25 Indian Ocean nations as part of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO framework, said Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday. 

The ITEWC was established at Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Earth Sciences which continues to provide timely tsunami advisories to stakeholders. 

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How to Calibrate Your Monitor to Get the Most Out of It

Hellen Wadman

Over time, the image quality on your computer monitor can start to look a little lackluster or even too bright. Before you consider upgrading your entire system or getting a new monitor, there might be a much simpler and economical solution.

In some cases, the only thing you need to do is calibrate your monitor. You won’t have to spend a dime, and it shouldn’t take you more than a

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The Best Face Masks to Show Your Halloween Spirit, Whether You’re Trick or Treating or Not

Hellen Wadman

This year’s Halloween celebration is going to be different. Some people are forgoing Trick o’ Treating while others are planning for epic costumes that include face coverings. Whether you’re having a socially-distanced costume party or just want to be in the spirit, a face mask is the perfect accessory for this year’s Halloween. We’ve scoured the internet for some festive, fun, and frightening ones for the whole family from Etsy

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New Chromecast and redesigned Google Home smart speaker revealed

Hellen Wadman

Google has sent out invites to its next product showcase, dubbed “Google Launch Night In”, where the Californian company has promised to reveal a “new Chromecast, our latest smart speaker, and our new Pixel phones.” Sounds like a pretty packed night. Unfortunately for Google, some of the biggest surprises of the event, which will be streamed online, have surfaced online ahead of the curtain call.

Google cannot be too miffed

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