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The Morning After: The Best Laptops For Returning Students


It’s another weird and unusual year for college students, but it’s time to start preparing for another, and our team have handpicked the best PCs and other tech to make college life a little easier. Our back to school 2021 guide kicks off with our guide to the best laptops for students, along with a guide to gadgets and things more modestly priced for under $ 50.

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I don’t want to ruin everything, but we’ll cover budget TVs for students, educational toys for young learners, and even the best student discounts we’ve found for 2021.

– Mat Smith

You may not need to go to a clinic.

Warby Parker Virtual Vision Testing App for iPhone

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Warby Parker is turning its Prescription Check app into a Virtual Vision Test, and it will offer a way to renew your prescription for glasses or contact lenses using just an iPhone and your existing glasses. Support your phone, stand 10 feet away, and you can perform a familiar “can you read this” test that will determine if your glasses or contacts need updating. Continue reading.

Instead of crypto, consoles exploited FIFA Ultimate Team accounts for profit.

You might remember the bankruptcy of a crypto farm last week in Ukraine, where thousands of PS4s were rigged to run on stolen electricity. Well, according to local newspaper Delo, it wasn’t crypto, but FIFA the machines were spinning. PCs were running robots on consoles to play FIFA and automatically earn in-game currency. While buying or selling FIFA Coins for real money is against EA’s policies, it doesn’t. hasn’t stopped a thriving digital currency black market. One site offers a PS4 FIFA 21 account with 5.1 million coins for $ 300.

Illegal third-party sellers aren’t the only ones to bank. Last year, EA made $ 1.62 billion with the Ultimate Team franchise, which accounted for 29% of its net sales for the year. “A substantial portion” of this revenue came from FIFA games. Continue reading.

And you can merge two Apple Cards into one co-managed account.

Battery iPhone 12 MagSafe


The latest version of iOS 14 adds some useful but relatively minor features, such as support for the new MagSafe battery pack on iPhone 12. There is an option to merge two Apple cards into a condominium account with a credit limit. combined.

There’s also a new filter in the Podcasts library that lets you see all shows or just the ones you follow. Oh, and did I mention that you can subscribe to this same newsletter in its audio form here? Continue reading.

The new service will include original shows and films.

CNN has unveiled its streaming service and says it will offer a mix of live and on-demand programming that is “separate and distinct” from its existing TV coverage. It will debut in the first quarter of 2022. Although CNN has not cut the price, chief executive Andrew Morse said Variety there would be no ad-supported tier at launch. Continue reading.

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