Blue light from a computer or phone can age the skin as badly as the midday Sun

Hellen Wadman

Leading Optometrist, Dhruvin Patel is a specialist in the impact of blue light on eye health – that is light produced by phone and computer screens. 

Blue Light can make it harder to fall asleep and have an impact on the health of eyes

Researchers say exposure to blue light could increase the risk of damage to eyesight and make it harder to fall asleep.

Patel shared his tips for

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Sarasota tech group seeks computer donations for people in need

Hellen Wadman


Sarasota nonprofit that fixes up and donates computers and more is in need of contributions

Emily Wunderlich
 
| Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Mike Hutchinson and other volunteers at the Suncoast Technology Users Group are accustomed to turning old technology into problems solved. 

But now they’re faced with a new problem: not enough technology to circulate back into the community.

The Sarasota-based nonprofit refurbishes and donates roughly 1,200 computers to people in need 

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Coronavirus: Scientists develop new tool to monitor virus mutations

Hellen Wadman

Scientists assessed the genome data of more than 1,20,000 samples of the novel coronavirus, and have developed a new tool to monitor mutations in the virus that may make it difficult to develop vaccines and drugs for COVID-19. According to the researchers, including those from the University of Melbourne in Australia, ensuring treatments remain effective as the virus mutates is a huge challenge for scientists across the world.

They explained

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Chicago Public Schools begins a new year amid scramble to get all students connected for remote learning

Hellen Wadman

Surrounded by four computer monitors, Nightingale Elementary teacher Lauren Kullman joked that she felt like she was producing the Emmys. But it was just the first day of school.



Javier Lopez, 8, a Chicago Public School student at Skinner North Classical Elementary School, raises his hand to answer a question on the first day of remote learning at his Chicago home Tuesday.


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Javier Lopez, 8, a Chicago Public School student at Skinner North Classical Elementary School, raises his hand to answer a question on the first day of remote learning at his Chicago home Tuesday.

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Storelift launches autonomous convenience stores using AI and computer vision

Hellen Wadman

As physical retail struggles amid the global pandemic, storeowners are rapidly trying to adapt to new realities that also include growing competition from Amazon. But a French startup called Storelift believes it can create a new convenience store concept that leans on many of the same AI and computer vision tools used in Amazon Go stores to reinvent the shopping and checkout experience.

This week, Storelift announced that it has

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Entrepreneur donates brain-computer company to Tufts

Hellen Wadman

“I want to make sure, given my science background, that we’re focused on doing good and not harm,” said Stibel, cofounder of the venture capital firm Bryant Stibel, whose partners included the late basketball star Kobe Bryant.

BrainGate is based on research conducted at Brown University, where Stibel earned a master’s degree in cognitive science. It uses electrodes implanted in the brain to intercept and translate a person’s thoughts into

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Get the low prices on PCs, monitors, and more during HP’s Labor Day sale

Hellen Wadman

Ready for a new computer? Or ready to just get a new accessory for your current machine? Well, it’s Labor Day, and you know what that means… Labor Day sales! Right now is the time to save on everything HP with a huge Labor Day sale going on at the HP website that includes low prices on everything from computers to printers to monitors. The deals include some bundles and

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Tablet and phone cameras monitor mask-wearing and distancing in cafes and lobbies

Hellen Wadman

A tech startup in the Seattle area is offering new software that it says can help businesses track whether they are COVID-safe, including monitoring for whether employees and customers are wearing masks and social distancing.

The four-year-old startup Nomad Go in Kirkland, Washington, sells software for building management — to monitor lines and speed of service, for example. When the coronavirus pandemic hit, co-founder and CEO David Greschler realized his

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Computers 101: Can yours keep up with classes at home?

Hellen Wadman

As homes and classrooms return to their roles as places of learning, reliable computers are at the top of the list of essential school supplies.

What computer should you buy for attending virtual classes at home, note-taking, online research and writing assignments?

Do you go with a conventional laptop, a hybrid “convertible” device, or a tried-and-true desktop? Plus, you have to decide on an operating system, a brand and the

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You should buy an external monitor for your laptop. You can thank us later

Hellen Wadman

With working from home being the foreseeable norm for so many, there’s no reason to keep cramping yourself up on the couch with a laptop and pretending you’re getting work done efficiently. While laptops are incredibly convenient, for most of us they just aren’t enough to keep up with the demands of daily work. That’s why you need a multi-monitor setup, if you don’t have one already.

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Give your kids a daily report card? Experts say parents should monitor virtual learning | Momaha

Hellen Wadman

— Set up a rewards system. “Your child’s efforts to meet their daily report card goals will depend on the incentives and rewards you provide,” the center says. Allow your child to create the menu of rewards — with your approval, of course. This, the experts say, will increase their motivation to meet their goals.

Rewards can include screen time, a special treat, art time, a day off from chores

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The best monitor arms for desk-mounting your display

Hellen Wadman

If you spend any time working on your computer at a desk, a monitor arm is an essential piece of equipment that will streamline your workflow and keep your space ergonomic and tidy. Not only can an arm lift your display off a surface, freeing the desktop up for other uses and reducing wire clutter, but it also brings the screen to a comfortable height and allows you the flexibility

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Beware of computer vision syndrome amid the COVID-19 pandemic – Health

Hellen Wadman

The COVID-19 epidemic has been going on for six months in Indonesia. The government has implemented policies such as large-scale social restrictions (PSBB), physical distancing, contact tracing and the establishment of emergency hospitals to overcome and reduce the spread of the coronavirus. 

Due to the pandemic, we have been forced to spend a lot more time at home, both for school and/or work. Inevitably, the use of gadgets continues to

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AI device for nursing homes can monitor elderly residents using radio waves

Hellen Wadman

AI device for nursing homes can monitor elderly residents’ precise movements using radio waves and call for help if needed

  • The device bounces radio waves around a room to look at objects and movement
  • When it detects movement it bounces the signal back to the mounted sensor 
  • Artificial Intelligence analyses the data to create a constant picture of activity
  • The team say this could be used in care home to
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How to Add a Second Monitor to Your MacBook

Hellen Wadman

This is how to add a second monitor to your MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or MacBook. These are all great portable computers, and when you are at the office or at home you can upgrade your productivity with a second display.

You can easily add a monitor to your MacBook to get more space to do work. This works with all MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro screen sizes, and

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These are all the best displays for your XPS 15

Hellen Wadman

The display on the Dell XPS 15 is amazing, but it may not be large enough to work on when you’re at a desk. External monitors are a great way of turning your portable laptop into a desktop setup. You can also extend available screen real estate by using the built-in panel with an external monitor to the side, allowing you to increase your levels of productivity tenfold. Here are

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Republic of Gamers unleashes world’s fastest gaming monitor

Hellen Wadman

After first revealing the world’s fastest gaming monitor at CES 2020 back in January, Asus has today given full details, pricing and availability for the new ROG Swift, which boasts a 360-Hz refresh rate for “silky-smooth gameplay and ultra-realistic visuals.”

In the professional gaming world, every millisecond counts, and Asus believes that its latest envelope-pushing ROG Swift PG259QN will give top esports players an edge over the competition.

The monitor

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Grab Acer’s 24-inch 1080p monitor on sale for $100 for Costco members

Hellen Wadman

The Acer K243Y bi 24-inch 1080p IPS monitor is down to $99.99 at Costco. You’ll need to be a Costco member to secure that price, otherwise Costco will charge you an extra 5%. Still, that’d be worth it at this price because the monitor normally goes for around $200. This is a unique model, but Acer has a ton of similar displays around this size with these specifications and you

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Best gaming monitors 2020: make games look amazing

Hellen Wadman

When it comes to the best gaming monitor of 2020, you don’t want to take any chances – and this T3 buyer’s guide will direct you straight to the best model for you. We’ve rounded up the finest monitors for gaming, screens that will looks great and help give you a competitive edge in your next gaming session.



a close up of a fire place sitting in a room: Best gaming monitors 2020


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Best gaming monitors 2020

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