Is Wi-Fi too unreliable? Powerline networking may be what you need | via Digital Trends

Wi-Fi doesn’t always work. Thankfully, Wi-Fi isn’t the only way to spread an Internet connection around your house. There’s also a thing called Powerline Ethernet, which functions as an alternative networking option that may be just what you’re looking for.

Okay, what is Powerline networking?

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This new glucose monitor eliminates the need to prick your finger | via Digital Trends

In what could be great news for diabetics, technology and medicine have joined forces to create a new glucose monitor that does away with the invasive finger-pricking practices of the past. A team from Cardiff University’s School of Engineering has come up with a type of “wearable” that uses microwaves to track glucose levels, eliminating the need for blood beyond the initial calibration. The monitor can be attached to your skin by way of an adhesive, where it constantly keeps tabs on blood sugar levels in a completely undetectable way. Continue reading “This new glucose monitor eliminates the need to prick your finger | via Digital Trends”

Drake’s New Album ‘Views’ Sells One Million Copies in Five Days Under Apple Exclusivity | via MacRumors

Although Drake’s newest album “Views” was only available on iTunes and Apple Music for one week, under the terms of the company’s exclusivity deal with the artist, the album managed to sell more than one million copies in just five days, which The Wall Street Journal calls “a rare achievement in an age of rapid streaming growth and declining sales of downloads and CDs.”

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