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Hundreds to compete as north-east's oldest festival goes virtual

1 hour ago   |   Press and Journal

Hundreds of singers, instrumentalists and storytellers from across the north-east will come together this week for a major competition. While the Aberdeen and North-East of...
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Apple 13in MacBook Pro review 2020: going out on a high?

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Apple perfects its current laptop design, with great power, battery life and now an excellent keyboard The 2020 13in MacBook Pro is the last of Apple's laptops to get its new...
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This high-tech Embraer private jet design seamlessly blends sustainability and technology. Take a look at Praeterra

This high-tech Embraer private jet design seamlessly blends sustainability and technology. Take a look at Praeterra

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer's Praeterra design concept for its Praetor 600 business jet merges high-tech with sustainability. The aircraft interior features...
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Raid design lessons from WoW, Guild Wars 2, and Final Fantasy XIV devs

Raid design lessons from WoW, Guild Wars 2, and Final Fantasy XIV devs

1 day ago   |   PCGamesN

Since their inception in the late ‘90s, MMORPGs have proven one of the most durable permutations of social gaming, and their influence can be felt across the grand spectrum of...
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King and Queen of Spain meet with young talents

3 days ago   |   Royal Central

Spain's King Felipe and Queen Letizia met with young Spanish talents at Zarzuela Palace in Madrid on Thursday, 28 May. Their Majesties, clad in surgical masks, sat six feet...
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'Hey Mercedes, what's my horoscope for the week?'

'Hey Mercedes, what's my horoscope for the week?'

3 days ago   |   Marie Claire

Forget Google and Alexa - Mercedes is rolling out its slick MBUX system in each new model that comes to market and, well, voice-activated technology has never looked quite so...
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Japan avoided a lockdown by telling everyone to steer clear of the 3 Cs. Here's what that means

Japan avoided a lockdown by telling everyone to steer clear of the 3 Cs. Here's what that means

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Many predicted Japan would be hit hard by coronavirus, but the country has been relatively unscathed. Some chalked that up to the culture of mask-wearing which is already...
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Skullcandy's true wireless earbuds come with clever feature for forgetful owners

Skullcandy's true wireless earbuds come with clever feature for forgetful owners

3 days ago   |   TechRadar

True wireless earbuds are undoubtably one of the most convenient ways you can listen to music, but their small builds and lack of cables means that they are easily misplaced...
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Garmin Forerunner 245 Music review: a runner's best friend

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Practically every running stat, great battery life, offline Spotify and comprehensive health-tracking in a small and light sports watch The Forerunner 245 is Garmin's excellent...
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Lattice and Etron combine for edge AI and video

4 days ago   |   Electronics Weekly

Lattice Semiconductor and Etron Technology have brought out a memory controller reference design for Etron's low pin-count RPC DRAM to enable low power Edge AI and video...
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Christo, artist known for massive, fleeting displays of art dies at the age...

Christo, artist known for massive, fleeting displays of art dies at the age of 84

Christo, an artist best known for his temporary installations based on wrapping the exteriors of landmark buildings, bridges and outdoor spaces, died on Sunday in New York. Read more ...

New 2020 BMW 4 Series Coupe leaked ahead of Tuesday's reveal

New 2020 BMW 4 Series Coupe leaked ahead of Tuesday's reveal

BMW has confirmed that the next 4 Series Coupe will be officially revealed on 2 June but the new car has slipped out early, pictured in what appears to be an official image... Read more ...

Why David Moyes rejected chance to sign Paul Pogba at Manchester United

Why David Moyes rejected chance to sign Paul Pogba at Manchester United

Paul Pogba was available in 2013 Former Manchester United boss David Moyes pursued a move for Cesc Fabregas instead of Paul Pogba during his time at Old Trafford because he... Read more ...

Strictly Come Dancing ‘will have contestants wear The Masked Singer style...

Strictly Come Dancing ‘will have contestants wear The Masked Singer style masks' to combat social distancing

Is Strictly about to take a leaf out of The Masked Singer's book? Strictly Come Dancing 2020 could possibly see stars take tips from The Masked Singer in order to bypass the... Read more ...

Elon Musk's biggest worry about SpaceX's first astronaut mission isn't the...

Elon Musk's biggest worry about SpaceX's first astronaut mission isn't the rocket launch - it's the spaceship's return to Earth

SpaceX is set to launch its first astronauts to the International Space Station on Saturday - a mission that would make history, but is not without significant risks . Elon... Read more ...

“That was the moment we'd been waiting for” - Britain's Got Talent's Simon...

“That was the moment we'd been waiting for” - Britain's Got Talent's Simon Cowell wowed by Whitney Houston act

Whitney Houston tribute act Belinda Davids had the Britain's Got Talent audience on their feet after her moving rendition of One Moment in Time. The 43-year-old singer from... Read more ...

Groups of five can play sports together as more restrictions are relaxed

Groups of five can play sports together as more restrictions are relaxed

Five people can exercise together from Monday, the government has said People can play team sports from Monday as long as they keep two metres apart, the government has... Read more ...

How to watch Take That's Meerkat Music concert live as Robbie Williams joins...

How to watch Take That's Meerkat Music concert live as Robbie Williams joins the band

Robbie Williams and Take That are reuniting once again for a concert, which will be streamed online during lockdown. The performance reunites Williams with his old bandmates... Read more ...

Bollywood composer Wajid Khan dies at 42 after battling kidney problems

Bollywood composer Wajid Khan dies at 42 after battling kidney problems

Bollywood music man Wajid Khan died in a hospital in Mumbai, India on Monday after being admitted with a severe kidney infection Read more ...

Outer Hebrides heritage goes digital as material brought online during lockdown

Outer Hebrides heritage goes digital as material brought online during lockdown

Artefacts and items portraying the rich heritage of the Outer Hebrides has gone digital during lockdown to connect islanders and celebrate its rich culture. The heritage... Read more ...