Month: October 2020

Best gaming PC 2020: the best computers to get into PC gaming

There’s nothing like the best gaming PCs to see you through the most sweat-breaking moments of your game. If you want something that can boot up and run graphics-intensive AAA games smoothly, nothing less powerful will do. Sure, any PC may be capable of playing your favorite PC games, but it’s the most powerful PCs built specifically for gaming that will truly deliver that incredibly immersive and butter-smooth gaming experience.

The best gaming PCs are practically battlestations, more powerful than ever before with Nvidia Turing or AMD Navi cards and Intel Comet Lake processors under their shiny hoods. With the

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A fourth-grader walked to school to use its WiFi because he didn’t have internet at home

Schools in the Roswell Independent School District have been conducting classes online because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Angel Endecott says her son Jonathon turns 10 next month and is a very independent child. They live near the school, and Jonathon walked to school and home last year, when school was in session.

Endecott, who works in home health, lost both of her jobs at one point because of Covid-19. She’s back at work at one of her jobs but wasn’t able to afford internet service.

She said her son was happy when she told him to go to the

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Siouxland, Iowa colleges and universities receive nearly $4.4M for internet, technology | SiouxlandProud | Sioux City, IA

DES MOINES, Iowa (KCAU) – More than 40 Iowa colleges and universities have been awarded nearly $4.4 million to increase internet connectivity for students in the 2020-21 school year.

More than $26 million comes from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Funds
and the Iowa Department of Education, as part of the federal CARES act. Colleges and universities, including some in Siouxland, will be able to use the money to make sure students have access to the necessary technology for online and remote learning for the school year.

“Expanding virtual education delivery methods and ensuring students have the technology needed

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A new Windows 10 update will boost battery life of HP devices

Windows 10 battery backup

Microsoft and HP are rolling out a new update to select Windows 10 devices that will turn on a new feature without making any changes to the BIOS setting. With Windows 10 KB4583263, Microsoft says HP wants to improve your notebook’s battery performance by enabling a new charging algorithm.

Windows 10 KB4583263 is currently rolling out to select HP notebooks only. You can download and install it from the ‘Optional updates’ area in the Settings app.

When you apply this update, HP says it will enable a feature called “HP Battery Health Manager”. This feature is a BIOS-level

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Napa’s Loan Ranger, Chris Salese: Living in electronic times | Chris Salese

I mean, if this year hasn’t made it even more obvious, it’s that the information superhighway has tons of traffic zig-zagging in many different directions.

How about electronic sales of pretty much anything you can think of and want out there. Once the pandemic hit and everyone was forced inside, this forever changed the demand for online shopping, the delivery of items, and in general your entire online experience.

Even before the pandemic, we were bombarded with electronic offers of all types, let alone the volume of solicitations that we are receiving now at this depth of the shelter in

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