7 Free Streaming Services To Save You From Subscription Hell

24th June 2019

THE MAIN CASUALTY of the streaming wars so far has been your wallet. Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, CBS, HBO, Apple, Disney; they all demand a monthly tithe. Toss in a live service like YouTube TV, the music app of your choice, and whatever gaming concoction suits your needs, and you’re suddenly ringing up a pretty grim bill. But wait! The proliferation of streaming services has also yielded a bumper crop of…

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NASA hacked because of unauthorized Raspberry Pi connected to its network

22nd June 2019

A report published this week by the NASA Office of Inspector General reveals that in April 2018 hackers breached the agency’s network and stole approximately 500 MB of data related to Mars missions. The point of entry was a Raspberry Pi device that was connected to the IT network of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) without authorization or going through the proper security review. HACKERS STOLE MARS MISSIONS DATA…

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Apple is Finally Killing iTunes. Here’s Why it Makes Perfect Sense

21st June 2019

You could argue iTunes is the single most transformational product ever created by Apple. OK, maybe just since the Macintosh. Alright fine, how about since the iMac. Seriously, hear me out; iTunes basically created the industry for legal digital music downloads and, as a result, portable music players, and it provided the foundation for Apple’s vast payment ecosystem. You could even argue that without iTunes, there would have been no…

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The best travel credit cards of 2019

21st June 2019

— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you sign up for a credit card after clicking one of our links, we may earn a small fee for referring you. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives. Summer is a great time to travel. With the kids out of school and the weather finally…

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AI out of MIT can cook up perfect pizza recipe from looking at a photo

20th June 2019

Chicago deep-dish with pepperoni. New York thin-crust topped with pesto chicken. Vegan, gluten-free with veggies. What do you think makes for the perfect pizza? A recent study suggests neural networks could create the ultimate pie. The study out of MIT, which appeared earlier this month on Arxiv.org, focuses on a neural network called PizzaGAN that can learn and replicate the ways of making pizza just from looking at photos of…

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These American cities will soon be under water

20th June 2019

The steady rise in global surface temperatures is largely attributed to human-caused greenhouse gas emissions. With rising temperatures, the world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. As a result, barring major interventions, sooner or later thousands of coastal communities around the world will become uninhabitable. With the ice in Greenland and Antarctica melting at record rates, scientists currently estimate sea levels could rise 2-7 feet by…

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How, where to get free food – doughnuts, tacos and more – and discounts

19th June 2019

The sweetest is June 7 for National Doughnut Day, which is celebrated annually on the first Friday in June. There are some deals to help with the heat including National Iced Tea Day (June 10) and then the official first day of summer (June 21), which also is National Smoothie Day. Here are some of the big days for free food and discounts along with ongoing specials, available at participating…

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How to Get Free Flights With Credit Card Rewards

19th June 2019

Airline rewards cards and travel credit cards allow you to earn free flights, sometimes much faster than you can with a simple cash back credit card. Using miles to pay for your flights can make budgeting for your dream vacation much easier. You can earn credit card rewards to get free flights in the following ways: Earning cash back on purchases with cash back credit cards. Earning miles on purchases…

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Skip the swiping and ask Amazon Echo to order your pizza for you

18th June 2019

Too into that new TV show to pick up your phone and order a pizza? Great news: Your Amazon Echo ($65 at Amazon) device can use your voice to order your dinner. Pizza Hut, Domino’s and Papa John’s all have Alexa skills that will let you place an order for your favorite pie. Here’s how it’s done. One more note: Before you begin buying pizza, you’ll need to verify your…

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This incredible offer of three months of Spotify Premium for 99 cents ends June 30th

18th June 2019

Spotify has been emailing anyone who’s interested to let them know, but just in case you weren’t aware of the current trial offer which is about to run out — the streaming giant is once again offering a three-month trial for its premium subscription tier that normally costs about $10 a month. In this case, you can try Spotify’s more full-featured Premium package for only 99 cents, which is certainly…

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How to Access NASA’s Media Library of Videos and Images For Free

17th June 2019

NASA has a media library full of images, sounds, and video you’re free to use however you’d like, and you can access that massive library for free. NASA has always offered some content to the public, but it recently made its entire library available through its website. There you can search, just like you might on Google, for something and instantly pull up all of the images, video, and audio…

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Walmart launched an unlimited grocery delivery subscription service

17th June 2019

Walmart has introduced an unlimited grocery delivery service called Delivery Unlimited, as spotted by TechCrunch. The service is an expansion of the company’s existing delivery and pickup efforts, and costs $98 a year. The company already offered a delivery service for online orders: customers could have items shipped to their nearest store for free, or to their home for a $9.95 delivery fee for each order. TechCrunch notes that this…

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