Daily Archives: November 1, 2019

NHS gets millions to move to digital prescriptions

The government has announced a fresh batch of funding to the tune of £26 million in order to help hospitals upgrade to digital prescriptions rather than handwritten efforts. Some 25 NHS trusts will receive the money which aims to make all sorts of efficiency improvements, not least of which will …

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Apple’s Mac Pro 2019 launch date could be soon – here’s why

The 2019 Apple Mac Pro launch is apparently imminent, with a recent device filing through the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) being made public. This would line up with general expectations of a late 2019 release for the new workstation. It’s admittedly unclear exactly when the new Mac Pro could …

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How to set up fingerprint lock on WhatsApp for Android | TechRadar

WhatsApp has finally introduced biometric locking of chats for its Android users, months after iOS got the feature. WhatsApp took to its blog to announce that fingerprint lock for Android users is now available, adding another layer of security for users. All chats and notifications can now be lock by …

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3D printers could make ultrafast internet cheaper

Researchers have found another cutting-edge use for 3D printing, namely creating optical silica preforms to make fibers, simplifying their production and substantially reducing manufacturing costs. Optical fibers, of course, have many uses including – but far from limited to – the very infrastructure of ultrafast internet. So any savings that …

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Google is buying Fitbit, so could we finally get a Pixel Watch?

Following recent rumors, it’s now official: Google’s parent company Alphabet is buying Fitbit. The deal values Fitbit at around $2.1 billion and is set to close in 2020, subject to Fitbit stockholder and regulatory approval. That’s likely good news for Fitbit fans, as it puts the might of Google behind …

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How to watch US Grand Prix 2019: live stream F1 online from anywhere

Lewis Hamilton may have won the last weekend’s Grand Prix, theoretically securing him enough points to win the title. But teammate Valtteri Bottas claimed the podium’s third place to keep the title race alive for at least another seven days. Will Hamilton secure his sixth drivers’ title at the US …

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