Like the original Moto X, the Moto X (2014) has been a favorite among Android Central readers and editors, some of whom use the Moto X as a daily driver. Thanks to the Pure Edition, it's been one of the more quickly updated devices in the U.S. — and it's a phone that does a whole lot right, despite foibles in other areas. If you're just getting into the Moto X owner's club, here's what you've been missing. … [Read more...] about 5 things new Moto X (2014) owners need to know
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2011On Oct. 5, one day before the iPhone 4S (the first iPhone with Siri) went on sale, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died from complications related to pancreatic cancer at the age of 56. Jobs had resigned as CEO six weeks earlier, at which point COO Tim Cook assumed the top spot. Meg Whitman became CEO of HP a year after she lost her bid for California governor, and Ginny Rometty took the reins at IBM. Nest introduced its first Learning Thermostat, Snapchat and Uber officially launched, Twitter played a pivotal role in the Arab Spring, and Google tried its hand at social media with Google+. The social network would close eight years later. … [Read more...] about From Amazon to Zuckerberg: 25 years of technology
In hospitals, the geometry of the room, shadowing, timing and the type of material or object being disinfected are all accounted for when experts determine the right dosage of UVC needed to kill pathogens. But that kind of "quality assurance is really hard out in the world, out in the wild," Scott said. At-home devices don't offer that kind of precision, so using them could offer a false assurance that SARS-CoV-2 has been eliminated when it hasn't, he noted. "Having something you think is clean, but it's not, is worse than something that you know is dirty" because it affects your behavior toward that object, he said. … [Read more...] about Does UV light kill the new coronavirus?
Still, it's good to start to get some quantitative data on what has largely been limited to anecdotal reports until now. And the data does provide information that could be valuable for officials coordinating the response to the pandemic, as it indicates that the strains on the medical system won't necessarily drop if we can get the death rate down. And, hopefully, it will provide an additional reason for people to take the threat from COVID-19 seriously. This is a population that, on average, is substantially lower than the high-risk population, and (obviously) all of them have survived the disease, yet they continue to have difficulty two months after the virus was cleared. … [Read more...] about Two months after infection, COVID-19 symptoms persist
The popular Internet Movie Database (IMDb) website has been around for nearly thirty years and was acquired by Amazon way back in 1998. IMDbTV is much newer, launching less than two years ago as IMDb FreeDive, and shortly after that getting the IMDbTV rebrand. This service, free to Prime members on Fire TV and tablet devices, offers mostly syndicated, ad-supported TV shows and movies. However, it, too, is starting to create and distribute original content. … [Read more...] about The best free movies and TV shows available right now on Amazon Fire TV