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How to watch the Austrian Grand Prix 2020 – live stream F1 from anywhere today


At long last, the 2020 Formula 1 season is about to get under way, as the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc vie for glory in today’s Austrian Grand Prix. Last year’s race saw Red Bull’s Verstappen and Ferrari’s Leclerc take the top spots on the podium, while Mercedes’ Hamilton could only manage a 5th place finish. It was a rare off-day for the British star, though, as he ultimately won his sixth Drivers’ Championship by nearly 100 points in 2019. Will we see similar drama this year? Here’s how to watch an F1 live stream of the Austrian Grand Prix this Sunday and find out. Read More

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Dell has the cheapest AMD Ryzen 5 laptop right now, but watch out!


Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Laptop – $440.99
This 4th of July, get your hands on the cheapest AMD Ryzen 5 laptop on the market – available at 10% off this weekend. Despite the low price, this machine packs 8GB of DDR4 memory, a 256GB PCIe SSD and a 15.6-inch full HD display.View Deal

At $440.99 from Dell direct, the Inspiron 15 3000 is the cheapest Ryzen 5 laptop currently on the market for this 4th of July (and you should be able to get an additional 10% discount using the coupon code SAVE10 this weekend). Read More

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Mashable

8 popular Disney movies on Netflix that you can watch right now


If you haven’t subscribed to Disney+ but are missing those magical movies, you’ll be glad to know that Netflix is still showing a handful of Disney films.

The streaming service offers a varied collection of Disney features, from traditional animations to newer live-action hits. While all these will likely migrate to Disney+ in the future, now’s the time to catch them on Netflix while you still can.

Get ready to use your imagination as we take a closer look at eight Disney movies you can watch via Netflix right now. Read More

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Engadget

Watch Rocket Lab launch a Canon satellite into space at 5:19PM ET


Public fireworks shows may be in short supply this weekend due to the pandemic, but Rocket Lab is ready to fill the gap. It’s planning to launch its 13th mission, “Pics Or It Didn’t Happen,” from a complex on New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula at 5:19PM Eastern with a livestream (below) available 15 minutes before takeoff. The launch window is open until 6:03PM Eastern. This is only the third Rocket Lab launch this year, due in no small part to the pandemic, and it includes some significant payloads. Read More

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TechCrunch

How to watch Rocket Lab launch satellites for Canon, Planet and more live – TechCrunch


Rocket Lab is launching a rideshare mission today which includes seven small satellites from a number of different companies, including primary payload provider Canon, which is flying a satellite equipped with the camera-maker’s Earth imaging technology, including high-res photo capture equipment. The Electron rocket that Rocket Lab is flying today will also carry five Planet SuperDove Earth-Observation satellites, as well as a CubeSat from In-Space missions.

The launch, which is named ‘Pics or It Didn’t Happen’ is set to take place during a window which opens at 5:19 PM EDT (2:19 PM PDT) and extends until 6:03 PM EDT (3:03 PM EDT), lifting off from Rocket Lab’s Launch Complex 1 on the Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand. To check it out live, tune in directly via Rocket Lab’s website here – the live stream should begin around 15 minutes prior to the opening of the launch window. Read More

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Wired

How to Host a Virtual Watch Party


After you send them the link, your friends will be able to join, provided they have also installed the browser extension and are logged into Netflix. During the playback, there will be a gray Netflix Party box for text chatting. You change your icon and username by clicking the circle at the top by the copy link button.

Unfortunately, at this point you can’t voice or video chat during playback, which could be just fine if your friend group is more into texting anyway.

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WIRED: Video chat. Slick interface. Good video quality. Read More

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Mashable

How to watch Fourth of July fireworks at home


The Fourth of July isn’t canceled, but it sure does feel like it.

With cities all over the U.S. holding off on any huge celebrations as the coronavirus outbreak resurges, many sanctioned fireworks displays are going dark.

Short of setting off a fireworks show in your backyard or from your front stoop, your phone or computer (or VR headset) can dazzle you with the sights and sounds that the pandemic very unpatriotically took from us.

Whether it’s an augmented reality app adding a layer of exploding color to your living room or opening the Snapchat app, the Independence Day spirit isn’t gone. It’s just digital this year. Read More

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Engadget

This week’s best deals: Apple Watch Series 3, Nest Hub Max and more


Buy Apple Watch Series 3 at Amazon – $169

MacBook Air

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The latest MacBook Air is on sale again at Amazon: you can snag the model with Core i3 processor, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage for only $899, which is $100 off its normal price. Undoubtably the best thing about the 2020 MacBook Air is the updated keyboard — gone are the butterfly keys of yesteryear as they have been replaced by firmer, springier alternatives. That’s one of the reasons why we gave the MacBook Air a score of 87, along with its Retina display, solid trackpad and accurate TouchID sensor. Read More

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Mashable

Watch the U.S. government blow up some mannequins in the name of firework safety

The is weird.

Well, not in general. The CPSC, the U.S. government agency that researches product safety and educates the public, does important work.

However, the agency’s social media presence is very weird.

Case in point, the CPSC’s 2020 video, dropping just in time for the Fourth of July. If you’re looking to get general firework safety tips while also watching a bunch of mannequins getting their heads blown up, then this video is for you.

Sure, the CPSC proves some great tips in the video. “Make sure fireworks are legal in your area.” Sure, it has to say that! The CPSC is a government agency after all. Read More

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How to watch Hamilton online: stream the hit musical on Disney Plus right now


The cinematic version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking musical, Hamilton, has enjoyed the fastest of fast-track releases and is now available to stream on Disney Plus. The record breaking, Pulitzer Prize-winning show is a visionary take on the “ten-dollar Founding Father without a father” – and more cultural phenomenon than Broadway hit. Everyone’s home can be the room where it happens today, so don’t throw away your shot – here’s how how to watch Hamilton online and stream it with Disney Plus now. Read More