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French Demonstrators Converge on Paris, Inspired by Canadian Trucker Protests

Feb 13, 2022

Europe | Inspired by Canadian protests, thousands of French demonstrators converge on Paris. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/11/world/europe/vaccine-mandate-protests-paris.html Video transcript transcript Thousands Join Convoy to Paris to Protest France’s Covid Measures Inspired by trucker-led protests in Canada, French demonstrators set out from cities across the country in thousands of vehicles to oppose virus restrictions. [cars honking] Because of the tru ...read more

Italy vs England live stream: how to watch Six Nations 2022 online from anywhere

Feb 13, 2022

Home News Software (Image credit: David Rogers/Getty Images) After a losing start, it's time for England to get off the mark, and all eyes will be on Eddie Jones' handling of Marcus Smith after a strange substitution that didn't pay off. Italy were no pushovers in their opener, so read on as our guide explains how to watch an Italy vs England live stream for the 2022 Six Nations from anywhere in the world and what TV channel - including free-to-air coverage in ...read more

Samsung pauses some Galaxy Tab S8 preorders due to 'overwhelming demand'

Feb 13, 2022

The early indications are that the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 tablet series is proving very popular with consumers: preorders on the standard Galaxy Tab S8 and the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra are now paused in the US while Samsung takes a breather. XDA Developers spotted the development and got a comment from Samsung, revealing that the preorder pause is down to "overwhelming demand" during the first 48 hours that the tablets were available to order in advance. "We are thrilled by the consumer response to ...read more

Walmart Says Vaccinated Workers No Longer Have to Wear Masks

Feb 13, 2022

World | Walmart says vaccinated workers no longer have to wear masks in most states. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/12/world/walmart-mask-mandate-for-vaccinated-workers.html The retailer said it was taking action after governors from Connecticut to California ended mask mandates recently. Ringing up a customer’s purchases at a Walmart store in North Brunswick, N.J., in 2020. Credit... Eduardo Munoz/Reuters Feb. 12, 2022 ...read more

For classic RPGs, what’s old is new in 2022

Feb 13, 2022

For years, niche audiences and fan translations kept excitement around Japanese RPGs, some of which never released in North America, alive. Now, companies like Square Enix are taking notice by reviving games and franchises that mainstream American audiences might not know about. While this trend was bubbling for a few years, it came to a head in the February 9 Nintendo Direct. Square Enix announced four remasters or remakes of retro JRPGs, two of which were never released in North America before ...read more

HP Presidents' Day sale: up to 70% off with laptops starting at just $259.99

Feb 13, 2022

Home News Computing (Image credit: Future) HP has gone early with its Presidents' Day sale this year, with huge discounts of up to 70% on laptops, desktops, monitors, and accessories - plus you can get free shipping on all orders. We've scoured through everything and believe this HP 15t for $429.99 (was $599.99) is the standout laptop in this selection of early Presidents' Day sales. It comes with a 15.6-inch HD screen, Intel i5 processor, 8GB RAM, and a 256GB ...read more

Timex’s cool Space Invaders watch is dripping with nostalgia

Feb 13, 2022

By Andy Boxall February 13, 2022 9:00AM The Timex T80 is one of the most iconic digital watch designs from the 1980s, and therefore already a nostalgic piece, but for its latest special edition Timex is doubling that nostalgia by celebrating one of the most iconic classic video games of all time: Space Invaders. Built around the popular, and undeniably retro-tastic T80 platform, this small, slim digital watch has been given the full Space Invaders treatment, from the packa ...read more

Do AirPods work with Android? What non-iPhone users need to know about Apple earbuds

Feb 13, 2022

Home News Audio Visual (Image credit: Shutterstock.com / Prostock-studio) Apple’s AirPods line of true wireless earbuds and headphones is among the most popular on the planet – and like all Apple products, these personal audio devices are designed to work seamlessly within the brand’s wider ecosystem.  This means that using AirPods with an iPhone, iPad, or Mac is super simple; but what if you want to use your Apple buds or headphones with your Android p ...read more

UFC 271 live stream: how to watch Adesanya vs Whittaker 2 online

Feb 13, 2022

Home News Entertainment (Image credit: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) UFC 271 is here and we wait with bated breath ahead of the massive Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker that's set to top the bill in Texas. If you're still trying to work out your best viewing options, we have all the information you need right here - so read on to discover how to watch a UFC 271 live stream and watch Adesanya vs Whittaker 2 (and the rest of the card) on ...read more

OnePlus Nord CE 2 render leaks out as chipset gets confirmed

Feb 13, 2022

We know that the OnePlus Nord CE 2 is officially on the way, and that OnePlus is going to unveil the budget handset on February 17. Now we've also got a new look at the device, as well as confirmation of one of the most important specs. The image, which is a leaked and unofficial render at this stage, comes from well-known tipster Ishan Agarwal, and shows off the handset in what's known as Bahamas Blue. It would seem that the picture is lurking somewhere on the OnePlus website, but we don't kno ...read more

Canada Live Updates: Crossings at Blockaded Canadian Bridge May Resume Soon as Police Move In

Feb 13, 2022

Get alerts for live updates. Image A protester being detained Sunday on the road leading to the Ambassador Bridge. Credit... Carlos Osorio/Reuters The Canadian police in Windsor, Ontario, began making arrests on Sunday morning near the Ambassador Bridge, clearing a roadway to a vital border crossing to the United States and one of the most visible sites of an anti-government protest movement that has roiled Canada for weeks. For the momen ...read more

How to play Lost Ark with friends

Feb 13, 2022

By Jon Bitner February 13, 2022 2:04PM As an MMO, Lost Ark is undoubtedly better with a few teammates by your side. Finding companions in-game is rather straightforward — with more than 1 million players, there's always someone tackling the same quest as you. If you're looking to play with a few friends, however, Lost Ark makes things even easier. Here's everything you need to know about inviting friends to your Lost Ark party. Play Lost Ark with friends Like all onlin ...read more

50 Years Later, Some Question Value of U.S.-China ‘Panda Diplomacy’

Feb 14, 2022

In 1972, China sent two pandas to the United States as a gesture of good will. In recent years, experts say the animals have taken on a new role: softening China’s authoritarian image. The giant panda Mei Xiang at the National Zoo last summer. Credit... Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA, via Shutterstock Feb. 13, 2022 Updated 1:02 p.m. ET Fifty years ago this month, Chairman Mao made President Richard M. Nixon a promise: He would send two giant pandas to ...read more

Sony A9 III: everything we know so far and what we want to see

Feb 14, 2022

Home News Cameras (Image credit: Sony) The Sony A9 III is expected to be the next installment in Sony's speedy full-frame mirrorless camera series, the Alpha A9 family. The original A9 was a trailblazer for stacked full-frame sensors and its successor, the Sony A9 II, offers exceptional stills burst shooting without the price tag commanded by the Sony A1. Sony’s next-generation A9 camera, the Sony A9 III, is expected to launch later this year, and may push t ...read more

Emmanuel Macron Recounts Face-Off With Vladimir Putin

Feb 14, 2022

News analysis The French leader recounted his face-off with Vladimir Putin and dismissed Washington’s exchange of letters with Moscow, gambling that his diplomacy could pay off before April elections. President Emmanuel Macron of France said he was searching for a new “framework” for European security. Credit... Bertrand Guay/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Feb. 12, 2022 PARIS — Around a table much smaller than the 20-fo ...read more