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Laptop and tablet ban may soon include international flights from the U.S.

%name Laptop and tablet ban may soon include international flights from the U.S. by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

Amid concerns that terrorists are actively looking to hide explosive devices inside of tablets and laptops on international flights, the U.S. earlier this year issued a travel ban restricting passengers on select inbound U.S. flights from traveling with electronic devices bigger than a smartphone. The travel ban, which went live this past March, impacts travelers from a number of countries, including Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.

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New batch of Model 3 pictures surface online

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As Tesla ramps up road-testing on its upcoming Model 3, sightings of Tesla’s mass market EV are becoming increasingly commonplace. Now typically, seeing an unreleased car out on the open road is hardly a big deal. Tesla, though, is far from your ordinary car company. Immediately after Tesla first unveiled the Model 3, you might remember that reservations quickly went through the roof, even surprising Tesla executives like Elon Musk in the process. While the current tally of Model 3 reservations remains unknown, it’s believed that it currently falls somewhere in the 400,000 range.

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Napster’s founder is now patenting anti-piracy technology

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Sean Parker, best known for founding Napster and getting in early on Facebook, has a strange new line of work. The entrepreneur has a startup that’s meant to let you watch new-release movies in the comfort of your own home, in return for a small fortune.

Obviously, the only way Parker is ever going to persuade a movie exec to let him do digital rentals of brand-new movies is with a bunch of anti-piracy features. So, a man whose piracy-enabling software probably caused DRM to become popular is now thinking of crafty ways to prevent piracy.

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This mini spy cam is small enough to hide almost anywhere

%name This mini spy cam is small enough to hide almost anywhere by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

First things first: we are NOT suggesting that anyone use the Conbrov Mini Spy Camera illegally by hiding it anywhere that isn’t your own property or by recording anything you should not be recording. That said, if you’re looking for a tiny spy cam to hide in your own home, this is the one. Wondering which one of your kids keeps stealing those cookies? Busted. Wondering which one of your dogs keeps pooping in the kitchen? Sorry, Rover, your days of roaming free when no one is home are done. They are plenty of other LEGAL uses for this spy cam as well, so definitely check it out.

Here are some key details from the product page:

  • World’s Unique Smallest True Night Vision Mini Video Camera: with a night visual range up to 15 to 25 feet,the camera has 5pcs black LED around the lens which are invisible and conceal(LED not light up in use),it’s ideal for personal or body security use
  • Stunning HD Video Quality:1280 x 720P Max 30 fps with built in rechargeable battery to manually record a day time recording up to 150 minutes and night visual recording up to 100 minutes.Or up to more than 20 hours to attach a 10000mah external power bank(power bank not include).
  • Manually & Voice Activated:multiple functions including manually video recording, voice or sound activated detection recording which can standby 5 days, the camera doesn’t have motion detection mode.
  • Small Size with 3 Brackets:Easy to carry,suits most places and supports micro sd card up to 32gb(not included) .It requires a micro SD card in order to work. And loop recording is defaulted to overwrite the oldest file with the newest.
  • Record Video with Correct Date and Time Watermark:connect computer to fix the time to ensure the right record time.Note:Please use the “5V 1A” charger to charge.

Conbrov DV12 HD 720P Mini Spy Hidden Camera with Night Vision and Voice Activated Recording, Po…: $49.99

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Swiss watchmaker trolls Apple with $27,000 Apple Watch knockoff

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The watch above is an Apple Watch knockoff, created by a famous Swiss watchmaker, has no smart features and sells for almost $27,000. Now that’s some truly impressive trolling.

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Cable companies need to be scared, because cordcutting is here to stay

%name Cable companies need to be scared, because cordcutting is here to stay by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

For a few years, cable companies saw cordcutting as another millenial fad that would go the way of the hoverboard. But Netflix’s dramatic growth was just the start. Changes in viewing habits are driving a seismic change in the attitude towards cable bundles, and more people than ever are ditching cable boxes altogether.

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Stock up on $2 screen protectors for your iPhone 7 and 7 Plus with this Amazon sale

%name Stock up on $2 screen protectors for your iPhone 7 and 7 Plus with this Amazon sale by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

People who really want to protect the value of their smartphones know that doing so ensures they’ll get as much money as possible when it comes time to sell their phones and upgrade. Of course, they also know that a protective case alone will never do the trick. Screen protectors are just as important so that you make sure your display doesn’t scratch or crack, and now is the perfect time to make sure your iPhone is protected. From now through the end of the day on Monday, Amazon is offering 3-packs of iOrange-E Tempered Glass Screen Protectors for the iPhone 7 or iOrange-E Tempered Glass Screen Protectors for the iPhone 7 Plus for just $6 using the coupon code GHUMCPDX. That drops the price to just $2 per screen protector, which is pretty much unbeatable.

Here are some highlights from the product pages:

  • Premium imported AGC glass, 9H hardness by tempering more than 4 hours to assure the Apple iPhone 7 tempered glass screen protector featuring maximum protection from daily scratch, shock, bumps and smudge
  • 99.9% HD clarity, provides an original vision and touch experience, 3D touch supported and quick responded; None full coverage iPhone 7 screen protector film with 2.5D round edge helps it compatible with most case
  • Easy installation iPhone 7 screen protective cover with innovative position sticker, aligns the iPhone 7 screen protector perfectly correct with your phone screen, you can also be professional in phone filming
  • Strong imported adhesive can easily adhered itself without any bubbles by one push in the middle of the protector; can re-attach for more than 10 times if not line up correctly; covering with hydrophobic and oleophobic screen coating maintains fingerprint resistant
  • Lifetime warranty for quality related problem and friendly customer service available, gets a lifetime protection for your easy install tempered glass screen protector for iPhone 7

iPhone 7 Screen Protector, iOrange-E 3 Pack iPhone 7 Tempered Glass Screen Protector Cover High…: $5.99 (use code GHUMCPDX by 5/29)

iPhone 7 Plus Screen Protector Glass, iOrange-E 3 Pack iPhone 7 Plus Tempered Glass Screen Cove…: $5.99 (use code GHUMCPDX by 5/29)

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8 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

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It’s going to be a busy week at the box office as both Baywatch and Disney’s latest Pirates of the Caribbean launch this weekend. So you’ve got at least two reasons to hit a cinema near you — not to mention that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Alien: Covenant are still playing. But don’t forget about this week’s hottest trailers, and we’ve got some pretty interesting ones below.

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BMW’s new bike produces zero emissions, and is absolutely gorgeous

%name BMW’s new bike produces zero emissions, and is absolutely gorgeous by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

BMW has been showing off its vision for the future of mobility for a while now, revealing numerous concept vehicles that are both extremely futuristic and somewhat insane. The company’s newest reveal, called the BMW Motorrad Concept Link, is an all-electric two-wheeler that looks like it would be more at home in Akira than on today’s city streets.

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Get Android O features on any Android phone right now with this free launcher

%name Get Android O features on any Android phone right now with this free launcher by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

We’re likely still a few months out from the release of Android 8.0, but we got a glimpse at some of its most interesting new features and additions at Google I/O earlier this month. One of the features that Google showed off during the event was called Notification Dots, which are small dots that appear on apps when you have a notification. You won’t be able to try notification dots until Android O rolls out later this year, but you can add an unofficial version of the feature to your phone right now.

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