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Look at the crazy plastic pods restaurants are using to protect people from coronavirus

A French designer invented a plastic cylinder designed to be placed around restaurant patrons as they eat to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. The product, called Plex'Eat, is being put into production and will be sold to more restaurants soon. There are a number of drawbacks to this approach, but the inventor claims he has interest from restaurants in several different countries and plans to produce the shields for retail. The coronavirus pandemic has affected the restaurant industry

1 Jun 2020 10:00 pm
Apple Watch Series 5 has a massive $100 discount at Amazon

44mm versions have been available at all-time low prices at the same time in their best-selling color and finish. That's right, the Space Gray aluminum model with a black Sport Band is on sale with a huge $100 discount in both 40mm and 44mm sizes. These deals each involve a $15 on-site discount plus an additional $85 discount that is applied at checkout, and both models are likely to sell out soon. Visit BGR's homepage for more stories . Apple Watch Series 5 tend to boat about it more than most.

1 Jun 2020 9:31 pm
Best Buy has tons of Apple deals and more today here are the 10 best ones

Best Buy's sale is one of the best ways to start off June, with tons of great deals to be found on top-selling product from Apple and more. Here, we have rounded up 10 of the very best deals you'll find today at Best Buy, and you won't believe how good some of them are. 15W fast wireless charger for $8.99, and so much more. Save up to $400 on iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max Savings are deducted off the full total price of the phone and are reflected in either instant savings or in vendor bill credits

1 Jun 2020 9:12 pm
Get the $450 Roomba 891 for $299.99 in Amazons special 1-day sale

Looking for the best Roomba for pet hair that's available at an affordable price? You've come to the right place, but you'll have to hurry or you'll miss out. Roomba 891 robot vacuum cleaner , slashing the price to just $299.99 instead of $450. Roomba i7+ that empties itself after it cleans has an even bigger $200 discount on Monday. There are so many robot vacuums out there these days that have unbelievably low prices. What's more, many of them are rated just as high on Amazon as more expensive

1 Jun 2020 8:43 pm
Dr. Fauci finally has some good news about the coronavirus second wave

Dr. Anthony Fauci says a coronavirus second wave is possible, but not inevitable. Speaking in an interview with CNN , the doctor said that we don't have to accept the second wave of infections as a sure thing, and we should do everything in our power to mitigate the risk of another large spike in new cases. Fauci says that guidelines need to be followed, including self-isolation and contact tracing, in order for us to avoid a new increase in cases. Ever since we began to get a slight hold on the

1 Jun 2020 8:18 pm
Todays best deals: 60 coronavirus face masks, KN95 masks under $4, hidden AirPods Pro deal, free Echo Show 5, more

15W fast wireless charger for $8.99, and more. See all of today's top bargains down below.

1 Jun 2020 7:49 pm
Tim Cook addresses George Floyd killing in company-wide email

George Floyd was killed by a police officer who forcefully pressed his knee against Floyd's neck for 8 minutes straight. The senseless killing sparked a wave of protests against racial inequality and police abuse all around the country. Tim Cook on Sunday sent a memo to Apple employees addressing racial injustice and more. The killing of George Floyd over Memorial Day, coupled with the delay to arrest and charge Derek Chauvin, set off a wave of mass protests across scores of major U.S. cities th

1 Jun 2020 7:24 pm
Webcams are finally back in stock at Amazon if you hurry

best-selling 3-layer face masks back in stock for a while now, and you should definitely stock up because the CDC's recommendation that we all wear masks isn't going away anytime soon. webcams . If you're tired of having to use your smartphone for all of your video calls, you'll be so happy to learn that there are finally several great webcam options back in stock at Amazon. Visit BGR's homepage for more stories . best-selling face masks are back in stock today, in case you've been waiting. It's

1 Jun 2020 6:55 pm
AirPods Pro are back down to Amazons lowest price but the deal is hidden

AirPods Pro true wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation were on sale all week last week for just $227.99, a new all-time low. That deal is now over, and you'll find them on Amazon this week with a smaller discount — the $250 headphones are currently listed at $234.95 . As it turns out, however, there's a hidden deal on Amazon that slashes another $6.96 off the price at checkout, dropping AirPods Pro back down to Amazon's all-time lowest price. renewed AirPods Pro units in stock ri

1 Jun 2020 6:26 pm
Netflix is releasing 46 original movies and shows in June heres the complete list

Looking for all the new Netflix movies releasing in June 2020, and all the new and returning Netflix shows arriving this month? You've come to the right place. June is set to be a busy month with 46 different original movies and shows set to debut on Netflix, and that's in addition to all the great content being licensed from other studios. Highlights on Netflix this month include new seasons of 13 Reasons Why , F is for Family , The Order , Queer Eye , and The Politician . May was a positively

1 Jun 2020 5:57 pm
The coronavirus face masks people swarm Amazon for are now only 60

best-selling 3-layer face masks are back in stock and back down to a new all-time low price of 60¢ per mask. Now that the economies of many states are reopening prematurely, people are stocking up on coronavirus face masks yet again ahead of the inevitable second wave of COVID-19 infections. Face masks are a necessity for everyone because the CDC recommends that we wear them at all times whenever we leave our homes for protection. strong hand sanitizer is finally back in stock at Amazon. fa

1 Jun 2020 5:28 pm
This wallpaper image might crash your Android, so avoid it all costs

An Android wallpaper is enough to crash handsets made by Samsung and other handset makers, and thats thanks to an improper Google color profile. The crash might force you to restore the phone to factory settings, which means youd lose all the data in the process. There is a way to save the sunset image and use it as a wallpaper, and it involves editing the photo or taking a screenshot of it. We usually warn you to avoid specific messages on iPhone that can crash your device. Its usually a string

1 Jun 2020 5:01 pm
Samsung quietly launched a new smartphone subscription service

The Galaxy Note 20 price hasnt even leaked, but Samsungs flagships launching in the second half of the year will probably be expensive, especially the new Galaxy Fold 2 foldable device. Samsung launched an interesting smartphone subscription program called Access, which bundles financing with Premium Care, and Microsoft 365. The Galaxy S20 phones are available under Access, with prices starting at $37 per month for the bundle. The Galaxy S20 series has hardly been the sales success Samsung envis

1 Jun 2020 4:20 pm
Prediction: President Trump will blame a spike in coronavirus cases on all the protests

George Floyd protests have multiplied and escalated around the country this weekend, as Americans poured into the streets to protest the killing by Minneapolis police of an unarmed man during his arrest. This all comes even as the US is still trying to deal with the coronavirus pandemic -- infections, and deaths from which are still on the rise. President Trump will likely point to the protests this weekend if we see a spike in coronavirus cases over the coming days, to take attention away from

1 Jun 2020 5:30 am
Minecraft Dungeons review: Diabolically simple

Minecraft Dungeons is a dungeon-crawling action-adventure game set in the Minecraft universe. In Minecraft Dungeons , you battle against zombies, creepers, and skeletons while gathering powerful gear that will let you take on greater challenges as you progress. Minecraft Dungeons is available on Xbox One, PS4, Switch, and PC right now. Gauntlet and Diablo are my personal dungeon-crawling touchstones. Some nights Id hole up in the study, plunging into the hellish depths beneath Tristram to defeat

1 Jun 2020 3:57 am
Audiences are actually loving Space Force despite the terrible reviews

The release of the new Netflix comedy series Space Force came on Friday, and while it was highly anticipated as a result of being Steve Carell's first return to TV comedy since The Office , early reviews were pretty brutal. Most accused the show of being directionless and of being reverse-engineered around the title and basic idea. Early reaction from audiences, meanwhile, was much different, with a significant positive reception seen once the show started streaming. I have to confess, I was pre

31 May 2020 10:36 pm
Everything coming and going on Netflix the week of May 31st

Netflix is kicking off the month of June with 45 new shows, movies, and specials this week. Two very popular Netflix original series -- Fuller House and 13 Reasons Why -- will come to an end next month, with their final seasons debuting just a few days apart. There are a bunch of great movies being added in June as well, including Clueless and Lady Bird. June is a relatively light month for Netflix, at least compared to the rest of 2020 up to this point, but there are a few undeniable highlights

31 May 2020 9:35 pm
Doctors may have found a new way to predict and treat severe coronavirus cases

Future coronavirus treatment may include meds that boost the number of T-cells in the blood, which are capable of neutralizing pathogens that infect the body. Researchers from the UK discovered that severe COVID-19 cases show a much lower lymphocyte count than expected, and that can be a marker for COVID-19 complications. A trial is looking at whether interleukin 7, which can boost T-cell levels, can help patients experiencing a severe version of COVID-19 recover. Statements from experts includi

31 May 2020 8:34 pm
One vaccine maker is thinking about intentionally exposing volunteers to the coronavirus

Coronavirus vaccine trials have hit a serious snag, as there arent enough COVID-19 patients in the communities where volunteers might reside. not enough people get sick , researchers cant assess the effectiveness of the vaccine candidate. AstraZeneca, which will produce the promising Oxford vaccine, confirmed that its considering challenge trials where subjects are exposed to COVID-19 intentionally after being given the vaccine candidate. More than 100 novel coronavirus vaccines are currently in

31 May 2020 7:33 pm
10 deals you dont want to miss on Sunday: Coronavirus face masks, strongest hand sanitizer, $50 off iPads, more

Anker Souncore true wireless earbuds with more than 7,000 5-star ratings for $32.99. See all of today's top deals down below.

31 May 2020 5:17 pm
Minnesota is now using contact tracing to track protestors, as demonstrations escalate

Minnesota protests are continuing to escalate and inspire similar demonstrations around the country in the wake of police killing an unarmed Minneapolis man this week named George Floyd. Minnesota officials say they're using contact tracing to better understand who the protestors are and where they're coming from. Contact tracing has previously been used as part of a comprehensive coronavirus response. As the Minnesota protests have spilled across the country, fueled by protestors angered over t

31 May 2020 8:16 am
The best photos and reactions from this historic day for SpaceX and NASA

Saturday's SpaceX launch made history by launching astronauts from US soil for the first time since the Space Shuttle era that ended almost a decade ago. The launch was also a milestone moment in history for being the first time this has happened after being facilitated by a private company -- in this case, SpaceX, working in partnership with NASA. This is the last step for SpaceX before Crew Dragon is certified for use by NASA. To me, one of the most inspiring things about Saturday's SpaceX lau

31 May 2020 3:47 am
CDC: Coronavirus began spreading in the US much sooner than we thought

The novel coronavirus began spreading in the US even earlier than believed, according to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). COVID-19 community transmission may have happened as early as January, several weeks before the original official estimate. The study proves the failure of authorities at finding coronavirus patients and stopping the spread of the disease at a time when the dangers surrounding COVID-19 were already known. The novel coronavirus started to

30 May 2020 10:35 pm
Another coronavirus vaccine candidate might be ready sooner than expected

Another potential coronavirus vaccine might be available this fall. Pfizer said the candidate its developing with BioNTech could be ready by October if everything goes well. Theres no guarantee that any of these vaccines will work, and several logistic challenges have to be addressed before mass immunization campaigns can be conducted. The development of vaccines for the novel coronavirus has been rather promising so far, with more than 100 teams moving forward with drugs for neutralizing the vi

30 May 2020 9:34 pm
Watch live as NASA once again tries to launch historic SpaceX Crew Dragon mission

NASA and SpaceX are set to make history by launching astronauts from U.S. soil for the first time since the Space Shuttle era. The mission will take NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken to the International Space Station for a stay of up to several months. This is the last step for SpaceX before Crew Dragon is certified for use by NASA. NASA's first attempt to launch American astronauts from US soil in almost a decade fizzled out before it could even begin on Wednesday. The launch o

30 May 2020 8:33 pm
Android 11 announcement delayed due to protests over police brutality

The Android 11 beta release date was just postponed, as Google decided to cancel the launch event it had planned for June 3rd. Google announced the change of schedule via Twitter, saying that ow is not the time to celebrate. The move comes in response to the wave of protests against police brutality that followed the murder of George Floyd. Google released the first Android 11 beta version a few weeks ago, but that's just the developer preview that usually precedes the formal introduction of a

30 May 2020 7:32 pm
Study says you should wear a coronavirus face mask even at home

A new study shows that coronavirus masks are super effective when wearing them at home to prevent the spread of disease to family members. The research shows that wearing a mask reduces the chances of transmission by 79%. The study also examined the effectiveness of bleach and other disinfectants in halting the spread of the virus, revealing that regular cleaning reduces the chances of spreading the virus by 77% within a home. If you've been diligent about wearing a mask when out in public to pr

30 May 2020 6:31 pm
10 deals you dont want to miss on Saturday: KN95 face masks under $3, free Echo Show 5, Apple deals, more

UV sterilizer wand that kills bacteria and viruses on any surface for $48.25. Check out all of these great deals down below.

30 May 2020 5:17 pm
Federal officials are flying a Predator drone over the Minnesota protests

Federal officials have been flying a Predator drone over Minneapolis on Friday, presumably to surveil Minneapolis protestors angry over the killing of George Floyd by police. The drone appears to be a Predator drone operated by US Customs and Border Protection, according to news accounts. This news comes as rioting and protests continued to intensify in Minneapolis heading into the weekend. Officials with US Customs and Border Protection have been flying a Predator drone over protestors in Minne

30 May 2020 7:37 am
Refurbished iPhone XR models now on sale at Apples website

Apple began selling refurbished iPhone XR models in the US for the first time this week. Refurbished iPhone XR models start at $499 for the 64GB model and go up to $629 for the 256GB model, which was actually discontinued in September 2019 when the iPhone 11 launched. Depending on which iPhone XR model you buy, you can save up to $120 off the normal price. About a month and a half ago, Apple launched the long-awaited follow-up to the iPhone SE . While the design of the second-gen iPhone SE was v

30 May 2020 6:05 am
Heres one way that Googles Pixel crushes the iPhone

Pixel vs. iPhone: In a viral tweet, someone recorded a video of how much better Google's Pixel is at voice-to-text dictation than Apple's iPhone. The voice-to-text email on the Pixel is virtually flawless, while the iPhone email is riddled with errors. iPhones might come out on top in performance, but they aren't always the smartest phones. Technically, the Pixel smartphones are Google's answer to the iPhone. That's not to say that they always target the same market, but Pixel is Google's flagsh

30 May 2020 4:33 am
Of course coronavirus cases are already spiking in areas that reopened

Coronavirus lockdown measures began to ease in some states and counties across the United States, allowing people to return to work, attend gatherings, and visit parks and beaches. Within days to weeks, many areas began to see an increase in coronavirus cases, with more people flooding into healthcare centers than had been in previous weeks. practice basic social distancing have made the problem worse for everyone. Areas that were previously trending downward for new coronavirus cases have seen

30 May 2020 2:57 am
Dont miss Boses true wireless earbuds while theyre on Amazon at the lowest price ever

If you're on the lookout for a new pair of Bose headphones, Amazon is running a limited-time deal that you're definitely not going to want to miss. Bose SoundSport Free True Wireless Earbuds are Bose's first and only cord-free earphones, and they're on sale right now at the lowest prices we've ever seen. These top-rated headphones retail for $200, but you can get them for as little as $139 depending on which of the four available color options you choose. Visit BGR's homepage for more stories .

30 May 2020 2:22 am
Sony will require new PS4 games to run on PS5 starting in July

Leaked documentation shows that all PS4 games submitted to Sony for certification on or after July 13th need to have PS5 support. Developers that submit their games before July 13th won't be required to include PS5 support in future patches, but it will be strongly recommended by Sony. at the showcase next Thursday . Fairly early on in the process of revealing the Xbox Series X, Microsoft made it clear that a vast majority of the titles that are playable on the Xbox One will also be playable on

30 May 2020 1:47 am
Xanax, a common anxiety medication, might actually block coronavirus

A standard coronavirus treatment is still unavailable, although researchers have made significant progress at developing new protocols for existing drugs and adapting them for COVID-19. Promising new drugs and vaccines are also in the works. The search for a COVID-19 cure has prompted scientists in Spain to study existing meds and see whether they can inhibit the coronaviruss ability to replicate inside the body. The researchers identified seven molecules out of more than 6,400 drugs, including

30 May 2020 1:12 am
A gang of monkeys stole coronavirus blood samples from a lab because 2020 wasnt weird enough

The latest coronavirus update out of India is that the country is fast becoming one of the new hotspots during the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, India has seen almost 170,000 coronavirus infections. If that wasn't bad enough, a gang of monkeys recently stole a sample of positive coronavirus blood samples from a medical college there. This certainly ranks as one of the most bizarre incidents to occur so far during the pandemic roiling the globe, with the latest coronavirus update showing more than

30 May 2020 12:33 am
Roku Express HD is down to $24 at Amazon, and the Roku Stick+ is $49

Roku Express HD that has been flying off the virtual store shelves at Amazon, today is your lucky day. Roku's Express HD streaming media player is on sale right now for just $24, which matches the device's all-time lowest price. Roku Streaming Stick+ is down to just $49 today with free Prime shipping. Delivery times are already beginning to slip, so you're likely almost out of time to score these deals. Fire TV Stick 4K have been discounted for the first time since early February. They're both $

29 May 2020 11:54 pm
Minneapolis police officer seen kneeling on George Floyds neck finally arrested and charged

The death of George Floyd in the custody of Minneapolis police, following his arrest that included an officer holding his knee on Floyd's neck to the point that Floyd later died, has sparked emotional and widespread protests around the country. Officials confirmed on Friday that the officer seen in videos with his knee against Floyd has been arrested. In related news, President Trump sent out a tweet that appeared to glorify shooting looters in the city, which Twitter then took the extraordinary

29 May 2020 11:25 pm
Here are Amazons 5 best-selling electronics devices of the week

hand sanitizers were the best-selling products for our readers this past week. As far as electronics products go, however, there are some terrific deals this week that catapulted a few products in particular to the top of Amazon's charts. Here, we take a look at the five best-selling electronics products on Amazon's entire site this week. Visit BGR's homepage for more stories . 3-ply face mask will work wonders to protect you and those around you, and that's why tens of thousands of our readers

29 May 2020 10:36 pm
Best Buy has so many hot deals that end today here are the 10 best ones

A big Best Buy sale has been running all week long, but many of the best deals in this sales event will disappear at the end of the day on Friday. We've rounded up 10 of our favorite deals available right now on the Best Buy site so our readers have one last chance to get in on the action. . iPhone 11 Starting at $524.99 or $21.87/mo. Savings are deducted off the full total price of the phone and are reflected in either instant savings or in vendor bill credits, both of which will result in redu

29 May 2020 9:57 pm
Amazons first big Fire TV Stick sale in months is almost over

Whether you're in the market for a new Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Cube, or a flat-screen television with Amazon's Fire TV software built right in, today is the day to pull the trigger. Fire TV Stick 4K for $39.99. starting at just $149.99 right now, but all of these deals are about to end so you'll need to act fast. both versions of AirPods 2 . Fire TV devices might be the only devices on Amazon that are even more popular than AirPods though, and they're all still on sale right now

29 May 2020 9:20 pm
Sony announces PS5 digital showcase for June 4th

Sony has announced a PlayStation 5 digital showcase that will take place on June 4th at 1 PM PT. Sony says that the PS5 showcase will run for a bit more than an hour and will feature games from large and small studios that have been working on games for the new console. This showcase is part of a series of PS5 updates, which means there will be more to share later. At long last, Sony announced its first major PlayStation 5 showcase on Friday. In a blog post , Sony revealed that it will host a di

29 May 2020 8:45 pm
5 possible reasons why you dont have your coronavirus stimulus check yet

Millions of Americans still haven't received their coronavirus stimulus check 2020 payment, which is unfortunate considering the current climate. The economic situation for millions of Americans has deteriorated rapidly over the past several weeks. One in four Americans is now unemployed as a result of fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. There are several reasons why stimulus checks still haven't arrived yet, such as recipients accidentally throwing away the prepaid debit card being sent out

29 May 2020 8:30 pm
Todays best deals: 35 coronavirus face masks, $3 KN95 masks, Prime-exclusive deals, Roku and Fire TV sales, more

exclusive deals that are only available to Amazon Prime subscribers. dog DNA test kit , and plenty more. See all of today's top daily deals down below.

29 May 2020 7:55 pm
What to watch on Netflix and TV in June: Top 10 shows people cant wait to see

Wondering what to watch on Netflix, other streaming services, and TV in June 2020? Well stop wondering because we're going to show you all the hottest new and returning series set to premiere next month. There are plenty of eagerly awaited new shows that will debut over the course of the month in June, including HBO's remake of Perry Mason . When it comes to fan favorites that are set to return with new seasons next month, Netflix is home to every single show that managed to make the list. There

29 May 2020 7:24 pm
$48 UV sanitizer wand kills coronavirus on any surface

A UV sanitizer wand is a fantastic way to disinfect surfaces all around your home and office, but most options out there are price gouged right now because of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Thankfully, we came across a great top-rated option that is in stock and ready to ship from Amazon for just $39.99. Hygea SteriWand UV Sanitizer Wand and it's even waterproof so you don't have to worry about using it around the bathroom and kitchen. on its coronavirus site to always wear face masks anytime t

29 May 2020 6:49 pm
Watch CNN reporters get arrested while covering the Minnesota protests

CNN reporters covering the protests in Minnesota were arrested after attempting to comply with the demands of riot police. The incident was broadcast live, showing reporter Omar Jimenez being arrested while asking where the police wanted the team to move. The protests were sparked by the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in handcuffs as an officer pinned him down with a knee to the throat. The death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who is seen on video lying face down w

29 May 2020 6:14 pm
HPs gaming sale gives gamers the down low on new tech and downloads

Gaming can turn into a way of life. It can be hard to focus on real life activities when you're consumed by a video game. Having to get to the next level or defeat the next opponent can become something that you have to do before you do anything else. We all know people (or we are those people) who are late for events because they were gaming. Well, if you've been looking for a new gaming setup, HP has come to your rescue. Going on right now, HP is giving you the chance to claim some amazing gam

29 May 2020 6:03 pm
Coronavirus face masks are on sale for 35 and its your last chance to get them

Face masks with filters have been in stock and for sale for weeks now, and our readers have bought tens of thousands of boxes since the CDC recommends that we all wear them to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. best-selling face masks on Amazon now cost just 70¢ each. Modenna 3-layer face masks to just 35¢ apiece. scientific fact that wearing a face mask and practicing social distancing protects you from contracting and spreading the novel coronavirus. Yet somehow there are stil

29 May 2020 5:28 pm
This Google app will help keep you safe from coronavirus

the virus is still very contagious . Google developed a new tool to help users ensure theyre keeping at least six feet away from other people, and its available right inside the Chrome browser. The Sodar AR app will show you whether youre at least six feet away from someone else, as long as you keep your phone turned on. Social distancing measures may not be as strict as they were last month, but you should still try to stay away from people as much as possible when youre outside. The novel coro

29 May 2020 5:01 pm