But with no physical stores that accept returns, sending things back to Amazon can be a hassle.While the most popular method is to send the item back in the mail, Amazon does offer some other methods as well.As the e-commerce sector grows, it's inevitable that shoppers will have to return some items every once in awhile.While the e-commerce giant has a growing footprint of Amazon Books and Amazon 4-star stores, the locations only accept returns for purchases made at those stores.You can have Amazon send you a UPS label for dropoff, go to a UPS store and have them print and attach it for you, or schedule a UPS pickup.In 2018's UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper Study, 75% of respondents said that while they have returned an item by shipping it back to the retailer, only 42% prefer that method.
A new study published this week is the latest to suggest that cannabis – or at least a key ingredient of it – might help people struggling with addiction.But there are plenty of other advertised health benefits, such as stress relief or preventing dementia, that have helped sprout a cottage industry around CBD.Some people are regularly using cannabis as a partial substitute for prescription opioid painkillers to manage their pain – a use that researchers are also starting to study in the lab.And research elsewhere, including by the current study’s authors, has shown that CBD can dampen the effects of withdrawal and craving in opioid-dependent animals that are taken off the drug.Then, over the course of a week, the volunteers had to watch three-minute long videos either containing nothing but neutral images, like nature sounds, or videos featuring drug paraphernalia like syringes or bags of powder meant to look like heroin.The test subjects were given CBD for three days, and they were tested for post-video craving and anxiety symptoms immediately after they took a pill, a day after a CBD session, and a week after the last session.
Nvidia’s Computex 2019 press conference is expected to kickoff the annual information and communications technology show.The press conference itself will occur a day before the actual start of Computex 2019, which will begin on May 28.Nvidia’s press conference is scheduled for May 27 at 2:30 pm, local time, in Taipei, Taiwan.Here’s the rundown on everything you need to know about Nvidia’s press conference at Computex 2019 — including what to expect and when and how to watch it.Nvidia’s Computex 2019 press conference will be held on Monday, May 27 from 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Taipei.For those interested in streaming the conference live, be sure to tune into the conference here via our soon-to-be embedded video (above) on Monday, May 27 at 2:30 a.m.
Right now, my Google Pixel 3 is sitting on my desk in its natural habitat: on the Pixel Stand.It lives there now — not because I want it to, but because I can’t get away with using it as my main smartphone any longer.Not only did we mention this in our full Pixel 3 review, but countless others did too.That’s half of what other major flagships offer, and around an hour or two shy of what my Pixel 2 XL gets running the Android Q beta.That’s right, a phone with beta software (albeit with a bigger battery) is getting more longevity out of a charge than a phone running stable software.It’s not that I dislike the Pixel 2 XL — it’s actually one of my favorite phones of all time — I’m just getting a little worn out with big phones.
This week we’re putting galaxies at center stage.There’s plenty of room; by now you may have heard that our universe is expanding, and will continue to move outward for all of time, until there isn’t any more time.But: In its early days, before the universe began expanding, it was much more compact.Massive objects like galaxies were much closer together, and as a result often collided or gravitationally bumped up against one another, creating just enough of a kerfuffle to throw their structures into disarray.One galaxy bearing these wrestling scars is NGC 4485.Millions of years ago, it got a little too close to a much smaller galaxy, which gravitationally nudged a bunch of galactic material loose, generating a pretty stunning explosion of new stars.
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She used the device most, since I did my computing on an IBM 286 and just wanted to keep up with Apple developments.Before Myst, the Miller brothers made a splash with The Manhole (1987)—a wanderlust game designed for children.The staff of the Whole Earth Catalog got wind of HyperCard even before it was put on the market in 1987.This month, I glanced at my historical watch.Apple never answered that question.""Hard core supporters, particularly from the educational community, kept it alive when Apple reabsorbed Claris, but only on sufferance," Oren's epitaph continued.
Sennheiser HD 650 headphones are a modern classic; they've never gone out of favor with the cognoscenti.Part of the appeal is they sound more open, less stuck inside your skull than everyday headphones.The "tone" is just right too.The HD 650 lists for $499 ($319 on Amazon).It weighs 9.2 ounces, pretty light for full-size headphones.Massdrop sells the HD 6XX with a two-year warranty, double the length of coverage of most headphones.
This week, the Equity duo of Kate Clark and Alex Wilhelm convened to get some quick hits in about Slack’s WORK, Luckin Coffee and Sam Altman’s departure from Y Combinator.They then dug a bit deeper into the money around food: DoorDash and Sun Basket both raised this week.And finally, TransferWise illustrates how not to IPO.In all of this, they considered a world without the word “unicorn” as it relates to billion-dollar valuations — before admitting they are probably responsible for a good amount of its use.Alex: So I think that the real unicorns now are companies that are growing, and are profitable, while also been worth over a billion dollars.And that makes them actually as rare as unicorn should be, in my view.
A purple version of the Xbox One S console, part of an upcoming Fortnite bundle, has fully leaked in a series of images ahead of its official launch.The console and its related controller designs are clearly inspired by the battle royale game’s iconic storm, featuring multiple shades of purple accented by purple buttons and a bright white Xbox logo.Called the ‘Xbox One S Fortnite Limited Edition’ bundle, this product has appeared in multiple images on German website WinFuture, where the report claims Microsoft will offer a multi-hued purple Xbox One S console with a matching wireless controller and an Xbox Live perk.Microsoft will officially launch the bundle in coming days, the leak claims.The Fortnite Limited Edition bundle will reportedly feature a 1TB Xbox One S console; based on the leaked images, half of the console will have a darker eggplant purple color and the other have will have a lighter violet color.The controller features the darker eggplant shade joined by light purple buttons.
Usually when signing up for a new VPN deal, the longer you sign up for, the better the price.But with IPVanish's new offer, a short term contract could end up saving you more in the long run.Offering 63% off its three month contract, IPVanish is allowing you to stay safe online without having to commit to a long term contract.As part of this offer, IPVanish won't increase the price if you decide to stay.That means you can pay just $13.50 every three months for as long as you want, the rest of your life if you're that committed to online safety!Considering we rank IPVanish as one of the best VPN providers around, this is a deal offering brilliant value along with top of the line software.
Linear Tube Audio is an American high-end company that specializes in producing tube electronics designed by David Berning.Both companies offer designs that are radically different from traditional tube amplifiers, and don't have the euphonic sound most people associate with tubes.Case in point: The LTA Z10 is a stereo tube integrated amp that produces incredibly clear sound with speakers or headphones.The Z10 by the numbersThe Z10 has five analog-only inputs (four RCA, one XLR balanced), tape input and output jacks, two 6.3mm headphone jacks, an LED that's easy to read from across the room and a linear power supply.The Z10's black aluminum chassis is designed and made by Fern & Roby in Richmond, Virginia; the electronics are hand crafted by LTA in Takoma Park, Maryland.
Their efforts seem to be having an impact, as Amazon has finally promised to share its carbon-footprint data and to reduce the impact of its massive shipping operations.But one leader of the employee protest explains that thousands of employees don't think Amazon is doing all it can, and haven't given up the fight.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.They also wanted it to stop going after customers in the oil and gas industries."Given the scale and urgency of the climate crises, we can't be helping to extract and expand fossil fuel," Rajit Iftikhar, a software developer for Amazon and one of the employees involved in this push, told Business Insider.While Iftikhar acknowledges that oil and gas industry are also some of the biggest R investors in alternative, sustainable energy, he doesn't think that outweighs their negative climate contributions.
Top smartphones from the biggest companies like Apple and Samsung used to cost around $650, but now they cost $1,000.And that's totally fine, because those smartphone companies also now offer "cheaper" versions of their top smartphones.Just three years ago, in 2016, top smartphones like the iPhone 6S and the Galaxy S7 had a starting price tag of around $650.Just the year before, Apple was selling the iPhone 7 for $650!Much of the attention went toward the iPhone X, as it sported a new design and features.The iPhone 8 had the same powerful chips and performance as the iPhone X, and it still offered the excellent iOS experience.
The 2019 Memorial Day sales have officially arrived, and that means Black Friday-like prices from a plethora of retailers.Dell's Memorial Day sale is one of the biggest events of the year and includes doorbuster deals on laptops, TVs, monitors and more.You can save up to 50% off through Monday with new discounts added every day.Dell's top deals include $400 off the XPS 13 2-in-1 laptop, the Dell 24-inch UltraSharp Monitor on sale for just $299.99 and a $400 discount on Dell's 27-inch Gaming Monitor that also includes a $50 e-Gift card.Another standout deal from Dell is the Samsung 75-inch 4K Smart TV that's on sale for $1,097.99.That's a $400 discount and the lowest price we've found for the big-screen TV.
You've already got several options when it comes to linking an Android phone with a Chrome OS laptop, but it's not on the same scale as, say, Apple MacBooks and iPhones.Now it looks as though upgrades are in the pipeline.New code snippets reported by Chrome Story point towards Android and Chrome OS working more closely with each other in the future, though as yet there's no official word when these changes will arrive.Among the features potentially on the way is the ability to click a phone number on a Chromebook to instantly call it on Android, the option to share Wi-Fi passwords between devices, and a universal clipboard feature.Read our hands-on review of Google StadiaThose are all tricks that work between iOS and macOS and Google obviously wants its mobile and desktop operating systems working more closely together.
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said the number of data breach reports it has received over the past year was four times higher than the year before, following the introduction of stricter data protection laws last May.The ICO said it had received some 14,072 breach notifications, up from 3,311 during the year ending April 2018.The GDPR rules introduced a year ago oblige organisations to file a report with data protection authorities within 72 hours when data is lost or leaked.The number of public complaints also doubled, from 21,000 to 41,054, indicating a higher level of public awareness of the importance of personal data.The ICO has yet to issue a fine under GDPR rules, but said the first penalties were coming.The GDPR allows authorities to impose fines of up to 20 million euros (£17.6m) or 4 percent of their gradual turnover, whichever is greater.
The Otterbox name has long been synonymous with smartphone protection, and it teamed up with Corning, the company behind Gorilla Glass, to create the Amplify screen protector.It’s made from high-strength aluminosilicate, and Otterbox claims it offers up to five times greater scratch-resistance than soda lime glass screen protectors.The strong glass protects against drops as well as scratches, and it’s backed by Otterbox’s limited lifetime warranty.It even comes with a selection of tools to make installing it a breeze.Still, it’s an excellent choice if you can take the hit to your finances.RhinoShield Impact Protection Film Protector
It’s been a week of ups and downs for NASA’s Moon landing program, as the agency has awarded its first contract for its Lunar Gateway while facing both financial and personnel setbacks.U.S. Vice President Mike Pence declared in March that NASA must meet this deadline by any means necessary.NASA is still in the planning stages, and is finding some difficulty in securing the funding for the ambitious mission.The power and propulsion element is an electric propulsion spacecraft and is the foundation of the Gateway.Astronauts would travel to this component of the Gateway and then to the Moon’s surface, then back to the Gateway and home, reports the Verge.“This system requires much less propellant than traditional chemical systems, which will allow the Gateway to move more mass around the Moon, like a human landing system and large modules for living and working in orbit,” Mike Barrett, power and propulsion element project manager at NASA’s Glenn Research Centre, said in a release from the space agency.
The AAPicks team writes about things we think you’ll like, and we may see a share of revenue from any purchases made through affiliate links.Today’s Raspberry Pi deal isn’t just a measly circuit board or an eBook.We’re excited to see that this complete starter kit includes all the hardware and online training you need to master this wonderful electronics pastime.Not only that, it’s the lowest price we’ve ever seen, thanks to the promo code below.A Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized computer designed as a fun way to learn to code.The Complete Raspberry Pi 3B Plus Starter Kit and Course Bundle includes a Raspberry Pi 3B Plus, a TF Card, and 37 newly-designed sensor modules for you to assemble in whatever way you please.