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Don't Crush Cans Before Recycling Them
Lifehacker.com

Ever feel the need to crush things before you recycle them? Well, it’s often the right instinct, as it conserves space and is more efficient for pick-up by recyclers. Plastic bottles, for instance, are generally best crushed (and left with caps on ) when thro… more…

Aluminum manufacturing giant Norsk Hydro shut down by ransomware
TechCrunch

Norsk Hydro, one of the largest global aluminum manufacturers, has confirmed its operations have been disrupted by a ransomware attack. The Oslo, Norway-based company said in a brief statement that the attack, which began early Tuesday, has impacted “most bus… more…

UK’s Police Federation hit by ransomware
TechCrunch

The U.K.’s Police Federation has confirmed it’s been hit by a cyberattack. The union-like organization, representing 119,000 police officers across the 43 forces in England and Wales, described the event as ransomware in a statement shared on Twitter. The ran… more…

These Scientists Ground an iPhone to Dust to Figure Out What's Inside
Gizmodo.com

You probably don’t spend a lot of time pondering what your smartphone is made of. But maybe you should, because the average phone is a dizzyingly complex compendium of metals and minerals sourced from all over the Earth. Read more... more…

On the edge of something really good: Ford Edge review
Ars Technica

Ford has made a very nice midsize SUV—if you're not too tall. more…

Exclusive: Germany to create fund to foil foreign takeovers after China moves
Reuters

Germany plans to pass legislation by the end of 2019 to create a state-owned fund that can protect key companies from takeovers by Chinese and other foreign firms, government sources said, in a marked shift from its "hands-off" approach to business. more…

This coupon slashes Tacklife's heavy-duty box cutter down to $6 at Amazon
Androidcentral.com

This pocket-sized box cutter comes with five extra blades and a two-year warranty. Receiving packages is fun, but dealing with the leftover packaging and boxes can be pretty annoying if you're a big Thrifter like me. With something like Tacklife's Heavy-Duty … more…

Convert USB-C to USB 3.0 with Nonda's compact adapter and save $2
Androidcentral.com

Good things come in small packages. The Nonda USB-C to USB 3.0 adapter is down to $8 on Amazon. That's $2 off its street price and the lowest we have ever seen, despite this adapter having been around for more than a couple years. It's already a very inexpens… more…

Grab Corsair's popular K70 MK.2 RGB mechanical keyboard for $70 off
Androidcentral.com

A beautiful keyboard. The Corsair K70 Mk.2 RapidFire RGB mechanical gaming keyboard is down to $99.99 on Amazon. This version of the K70 Mk.2 normally sells for around $170. Even when it does go on sale, it only drops to around $130. Today's deal is the lowes… more…

This slim Xcentz portable charger on sale for $11 has a flashlight built in
Androidcentral.com

Seamless savings. Use code XCENTZS20 during checkout at Amazon to snag this Xcentz Mini Portable Charger with Flashlight for just $10.99. Usually it costs $24 and we've never seen the price drop this low before. Customer reviews are quite favorable as well. T… more…

The best Android phones under $200
Androidcentral.com

Smartphones that cost $1000 and upwards have quickly become commonplace in the market, and for anyone on a budget, those steep prices can quickly induce a headache. Thankfully, cheap smartphones are still plentiful with more great options to choose from than … more…

Wednesday's top deals: dual-USB wall chargers, LED light strips, and more
Androidcentral.com

There's no such thing as hump day when the deals are this good. We've trawled the web to bring you the day's very best offers in one easy roundup. Take a look at them below and be sure to snag them while you can. Charge up Anker 24W 2-Port USB Wall Charger Am… more…

Enjoy higher sound quality with new low prices on these Bose speakers
Androidcentral.com

Great sounding speakers at some of the best prices we've ever seen. The Bose SoundLink Revolve has been around for a while now and, like most Bose products, it doesn't go on sale all that often. We have seen occasional discounts on it with it usually dropping… more…

Acer's huge one-day sale takes up to 25% off Chromebooks
Androidcentral.com

Acer is offering some huge savings across a broad array of its computer hardware and accessories today only as part of Amazon's daily deals. As well as PC hardware, the sale includes several of Acer's Chromebook devices and many of the prices in the sale are … more…

Sunday's best deals: a turntable, a robot vacuum, hard drives, and more!
Androidcentral.com

There are so many great deals each and every day, but there are also a lot of lame ones. Figuring out what's worth your hard-earned dollars and what is just marketing is no mean feat. But fear not! We round up our absolute favorite deals on a daily basis to m… more…

Thursday's top deals: Acer computers, fast wireless chargers, and more
Androidcentral.com

There are so many great deals each and every day, but there are also a lot of lame ones. Figuring out what's worth your hard-earned dollars and what is just marketing is no mean feat. But fear not! We round up our absolute favorite deals on a daily basis to m… more…

Get your 4K on with the Lenovo Yoga Chromebook C630
Androidcentral.com

This may run the same software as your kid's $200 school-issued beater, but it's never looked this nice before. Chromebooks aren't just for kids and companies anymore, and try as Chrome OS does to shake off that image and present itself as an operating system… more…

Scrappy Circuits
Makezine.com

Hack dollar-store tea lights to make affordable electronics modules for learning. Read more on MAKE The post Scrappy Circuits appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. more…

Galaxy S10 Plus ceramic vs. glass: Which phone survived our drop test? - CNET
Cnet.com

Is the ceramic model worth the extra $250? We put a ceramic S10 Plus and a glass S10 Plus through our extreme drop tests to find out. more…

Ford, Honda trucks perform best in latest IIHS crash tests - Roadshow
Cnet.com

Toyota Tundra nets poorest scores in industry's toughest crash tests. more…