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New footage from 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' will premiere live in 'Fortnite' on Saturday — Here's how to watch

Businessinsider - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 22:50

  • "Fortnite" players will get a chance to see unreleased footage from "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" during a live in-game event on Saturday.
  • Players who visit the Risky Reels area of 'Fortnite' on Saturday, December 14 at 2 p.m. ET will get to see the new "Star Wars" preview and they'll receive a special item for participating in the event. 
  • "Fortnite" has held similar events in the past — earlier this year more than 10 million people watched an in-game concert performed by DJ Marshmello.
  • "Fortnite" has also new costumes for Rey, Finn, and the First Order stormtroopers to celebrate the release of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker." The movie hits theaters on December 20.
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The world's most popular video game will debut previously unreleased footage of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" just days before the film hits theaters.

Players who log into "Fortnite" on Saturday December 14 at 2 p.m. ET will be able to watch a live preview of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" at Risky Reels, an in-game location on the "Fortnite' map.

"Fortnite" is available on mobile phones, computers, and video game consoles, and it's totally free to play, so you don't have to pay to see the new "Star Wars" footage." Players can start showing up for the event at 1:30 p.m. ET, so logging in early will help make sure you're at Risky Reels on-time.

"Fortnite" players who participate in the event will receive a free glider based on the Empire's TIE Whisper Glider a starfighter. Players can also purchase new "Star Wars" costumes for Rey, Finn, and the First Order stormtroopers, as well as a new pickaxe based on Rey's quarterstaff.

 

If you're not interested in seeing the event in-game, countless "Fortnite" players on YouTube and Twitch will be streaming the event live — but you'll have to depend on them to give you a good view of the action.

"Fortnite" is no stranger to live in-game events — earlier this year more than 10 million players logged into the game for a live concert performed by DJ Marshmello. The same concert has been viewed more than 45 million times on YouTube since February.

Like all "Fortnite" items, the "Star Wars" costumes will only be available for a limited time. "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" will be released in theaters on December 20.

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De fleste folkeskoler forkorter børns skoledage

DR Nyheder - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 22:50
Trods skolereformens formål om det modsatte forkorter en lang række skoler elevernes dage, viser en rapport.
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How to unmute an Instagram story on your iPhone or Android phone

Businessinsider - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 22:48

It's easy to mute an individual Instagram story — and just as easy to unmute it if you change your mind. Instagram Stories allow users to share photos and videos temporarily with their followers, or just close friends, as opposed to posting them on their profile. 

Instead of appearing in your main feed, Stories are found at the top of your homepage. You can easily mute Stories you no longer wish to see, and when you do so these Stories turn gray and are found at the end of your story feed. Muted Stories will no longer have a colorful ring around them and won't automatically play when watching Stories.

To undo this change, scroll to the end of your story feed by swiping to the left at the top of the screen. Hold down on the story that you'd like to unmute. You can always mute it again at a later time.

Here's how to do it.

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1. Open the Instagram app on your iPhone or Android.

2. Scroll to the end of your story feed by swiping to the left at the top of your homepage. You'll find muted stories at the end of your list of Stories. Muted Stories will be grey, instead of having a colorful circle around them like other stories.

3. Press and hold down on the story that you wish to unmute. This will open a pop-up within the app.

4. Tap "Unmute" from the list of options.

5. You can also complete the same process from the muted story account's profile page. Press and hold the story icon in the upper-left hand corner of the profile. A pop-up will appear, tap "Unmute."

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How to set different wallpapers on each of your dual monitors in Windows 10, or set one picture to stretch across both

Businessinsider - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 22:43

If you have dual monitors set up, then having the same image on both screens may be a wasted opportunity. Why not display two images that you love, instead of just one?

In Windows 10, you can set a different wallpaper on each monitor with a few easy clicks — however, exactly what you need to click isn't immediately obvious.

Here's what you need to know about setting different wallpapers on your dual monitors, using Windows 10.

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1. Right-click your desktop background and select "Personalize" from the menu.

2. In the new menu, browse for the images you want. Find both of the images you want so they're pre-loaded in the "Choose your picture" bar.

3. Right-click the images you want from this bar. This will allow you to assign each image to its own monitor. They will all be "fit" in the same way (you can select this using the "Choose a fit" drop-down menu), so it's a good idea to choose images that are similar dimensions.

Do this for both pictures, and they will appear on your monitors.

While you have multiple displays set up, you'll also be offered a new fit option — "Span." Span will allow long images, like panoramic shots, to be stretched across the multiple displays. 

To do this:

1. Set the long image as the background on your first monitor.

2. Under "Choose a fit," select "Span."

3. The image will fill both monitors.

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How to record audio on a Samsung Galaxy S10 using its built-in Voice Recorder, with 3 different modes

Businessinsider - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 22:35

  • You can record audio on a Samsung Galaxy S10 with the built-in Voice Recorder app. 
  • The Voice Recorder app has three recording modes: standard, interview (which uses both microphones for capturing audio from two people), and speech-to-text.
  • When you are done recording audio, you can save and share it via email, text message, or cloud storage.     
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There are many voice recording apps available for the Samsung Galaxy S10, but if you don't want to spend time exploring your options, the Samsung Voice Recorder is a reliable and easy to use option, and it comes pre-installed with your phone. 

If you don't see the Voice Recorder, you might have uninstalled it at some point in the past. The app is free, so you can re-install Samsung Voice Recorder from the Google Play store.  

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1. Start the Voice Recorder app.

2. Choose the kind of recording you want to make. You have three options:

  • Standard. This is a simple and fast voice recording. Tap "Standard" and then tap the record button at the bottom of the screen. When you're done, tap Stop and then save your recording. 

  • Interview. The Interview mode uses both microphones — one at each end of the phone — to optimally record both people in the conversation. Tap "Interview" and then tap the record button. When you're done, tap Stop and then save your recording.

  • Speech-to-text. This recording mode converts what you say into text on the fly. Tap "Speech-to-text" and then choose the language you want to transcribe into. When you're ready, tap the record button. As you talk, your audio is converted to text on the screen. When you're done, tap Stop and then save your recording. You can select, copy, and paste the text for use in messages, email, or any other app. 

How to share or save audio on a Samsung Galaxy S10

When your recording is completed, you can send the audio (or text file) via email, text message, Dropbox, or some other method:

1. While on a recording page in the Voice Recorder app, tap the three dots at the top right of the screen.

2. In the drop-down menu, tap "Share."

3. On the Share page, choose the app you want to use to send the file.

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How to turn off notifications on your Samsung Galaxy S10 in 2 different ways

Businessinsider - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 22:27

  • You can turn off notifications on a Samsung Galaxy S10 in two different ways. 
  • To turn off notifications for apps and edit your preferences, go to the Notifications section of the Settings app.
  • You can also turn on Do Not Disturb mode to temporarily turn off all your notifications at once.
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Ordinarily, notifications are a handy way to stay up to date on your phone — messages, email, Facebook, and other news or alerts from various apps. 

But if you're feeling overwhelmed by the constant buzzing of notifications, here's how to take control. 

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1. Start the Settings app.

2. Tap "Notifications."

3. In the Recently sent section, tap "See all." 

4. You should now see a long list of apps with notification switches. By default, you're only seeing the most recent apps. If you want to see all your apps, tap "Most recent" and choose "All."

5. For each app that you want to disable notifications, tap to swipe the button to the left.

6. When you're done, tap the back button or close Settings. 

How to temporarily turn off notifications on a Samsung Galaxy S10 using Do Not Disturb

If you want to temporarily silence all your notifications at once, you can do that easily by enabling Do Not Disturb mode.

1. Swipe down from the top of the screen to reveal the Control Panel.

2. Tap the Do Not Disturb button (it looks like a circle with a minus sign through the middle). If you don't see it on the single line of icons, pull down a second time to reveal all the icons. 

You can also read more here about how to customize an Android's Do Not Disturb settings.

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Aalborg slår mestrene med lynmål i topbrag

DR Sporten - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 22:25
Rungsted udlignede til 3-3 i tredje periode, men på under et halvt minut scorede Aalborg to gange og vandt.
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How to install and play arcade-style games on a Roku device using your remote

Businessinsider - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 22:08

Your Roku streaming player isn't just for watching TV shows and movies — it can also play games. 

Of course, you're not going to find sophisticated, PS4-like video games on your Roku. The games are simple and have to work with just the controls on the Roku remote control. 

But that doesn't make them not fun. Sometimes all you want is an arcade-style game to pass the time. To get started, you can install some games from the Roku's streaming channel store. 

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Games are found in the Roku's streaming channel store, along with all the usual streaming apps like Netflix, Hulu, and Disney Plus. You can browse and install games in the same way as any other streaming channel.

1. Using the Roku remote control, press the Home button.

2. Select "Streaming Channels."

3. Select "Games."

4. You should now see all the games in the channel store. Find a game you want and then select "Add Channel" to install. 

5. After you install the game, it'll appear on the Home screen with all other streaming channel app icons. You can move or uninstall games in the same way as usual streaming channels. 

How to play games on your Roku 

All Roku games rely on the Roku remote for control, and you'll find that most games use the four arrow button and the "OK" select button, though some games may use other buttons as well. 

Typically, games will display a help screen the first time you play that explains the game's controls — but even if it does not, you should be able to figure it out by trial and error pretty quickly. 

Be aware that while some games are free, some may charge a fee. Most games, though, use ads to generate revenue, so you'll have to sit through ads before or during gameplay.

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You can't leave a group text on Android, but you can mute or delete it — here's how

Businessinsider - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 22:03

Group texts can be useful for coordinating between multiple people at once, like if you're choosing where to go for dinner with your friends. 

But they can also become quite annoying if they're used excessively. If you're getting swamped with notifications, you might want to leave the group text.

Unfortunately, Android phones don't allow you to leave a group text in the same way that iPhones do

However, you can still mute notifications from specific group chats, even if you can't remove yourself from them entirely. This will stop any notifications, but still allow you to use the group text.

Read on for more info about how to mute an Android group text.

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1. Open your messaging app by tapping on it. For the purposes of this guide, we're using the Messages app that comes included with Android phones.

2. Tap and hold the conversation you want to mute.

3. Tap the "Notifications" button in the bottom-left of the screen.

A small mute icon will appear next to the conversation, and you'll no longer receive notifications about it.

If you want to remove the group text from your messaging app entirely, you'll need to take one more step. 

4. After muting the group text, tap and hold the conversation again, then tap the "Delete" button in the bottom-right of the screen. 

5. When a pop-up window appears, tap "Delete." This will remove the group text from your messages, but any time another person texts that original group chat, the group text will reappear in your messages. You'll still receive those texts until the group text creator removes you.

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Fnat-frygt på fynsk gymnasium: Det fylder utroligt meget

DR Nyheder - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 21:53
Eleverne på Mulernes Legatskole i Odense tager hjertens gerne engangshandsker på for at dæmme op for smittefare.
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How to edit a post on Facebook and view its edit history

Businessinsider - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 21:52

Users are able to edit Facebook posts even after they've been posted to their timeline. Once a public post is edited, everyone will be able to see its revision history. 

Facebook Page authors and admins are also able to edit posts on a Page. Though anyone can see the post's revision history after it was posted, only other authors and admins can see edits made before the post was published. 

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1. Go to Facebook.com or open up the Facebook app on your iPhone or Android phone and navigate to the post that you want to edit.

2. Select the "More" button to the right of the post, which looks like three horizontal dots. 

3. Select "Edit Post."

4. From here, you'll be able to edit all aspects of your post, including the text, tags and check-ins, as well as add photos and videos, GIFs and feelings. You can also edit who can see the post by adjusting the public-facing settings at the bottom of the post-editing menu. 

5. When you're finished, hit "Save."

6. Facebook saves each version of the post. To view a post's history, select the "More" button and then hit "View edit history." 

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Apple just launched a new way to buy an iPhone in monthly payments, and it says a lot about its master plan for the Apple Card (AAPL)

Businessinsider - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 21:44

  • Apple's new iPhone installment plan for Apple Card holders says a lot about why it launched a credit card in the first place: to discourage you from leaving Apple's ecosystem.
  • The plan, which Apple launched on December 10, lets Apple Card holders purchase an iPhone in 24-month installments with no interest or fees.
  • It plays into Apple's broader strategy for the Apple Card, which is to make it easier to upgrade to each new iPhone — and harder to leave that ecosystem behind.
  • That's as important as ever for Apple, as it has helped make up for slowing iPhone sales by finding new ways to monetize existing iPhone owners.
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Apple recently introduced a new payment plan that allows Apple Card holders to purchase an iPhone in 24 monthly installments without any interest. The new perk, which launched earlier this week on Tuesday, says a lot about why Apple launched a credit card in the first place — to incentivize you to remain loyal to Apple's products. 

The Apple Card already does an excellent job at keeping you hooked into Apple's ecosystem of devices, making it more difficult to distance yourself from the iPhone and gravitate toward Android. After all, given that Apple Card is only available to iPhone owners, who wants to deal with the inconvenience of giving up a credit card just because they're buying a different type of phone?

Now, with its new installment plan, Apple is compelling iPhone devotees to not only hold on to their current device; it's simplifying the process of upgrading to a new one, too.

Apple previously allowed customers to buy an iPhone in monthly installments without interest through the iPhone Upgrade Program it offers in partnership with Citizen One bank. But customers may still face other types of fees from their credit card holder through that plan, such as fees related to late payments or unpaid balances, as noted in the plan's terms and conditions.

That's why Apple is positioning its new installment plan as being more convenient. The Apple Card doesn't charge any fees — not even penalties for late payments — and the installment is automatically added to the minimum balance on your card. The company is also offering 6% back on purchases from the Apple Store when you pay using your Apple Card. 

It shows that Apple wants to own the whole experience from start to finish, from where you buy the iPhone to the card you use to pay for it.

Motivating users to stick with the iPhone is particularly important for Apple as the company's smartphone sales have been declining in recent quarters. Apple has managed to grow its overall revenue despite slowing iPhone sales thanks to healthy growth in other segments, like its burgeoning wearables and services divisions.

The company's wearables, home, and accessories division, which includes popular products like AirPods and the Apple Watch, grew to $6.5 billion, the company revealed in its fiscal fourth quarter earnings report. That makes it nearly as large as Apple's Mac business. Apple's services category also grew by 18% to $12.5 billion in the company's fiscal fourth quarter, helping Apple topple analysts' expectations.

Apple's most recent earnings results proved that the iPhone is more important than ever for Apple. Even though iPhone revenue isn't growing, the company is still managing to boost revenue by finding new ways to monetize existing iPhone users, such as by convincing them to sign up for a monthly $5 subscription to Apple Arcade or by encouraging them to purchase a pair of $250 AirPods Pro.

The Apple Card plays a big role in this endeavor by making it harder for current Apple smartphone users to ditch their iPhone, and easier for them to upgrade to a new one. The new iPhone installment plan is just another step in that direction.

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After big victory, will Johnson be able to 'get Brexit done'?

Al Jazeera - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 21:42
The Conservative Party's win in UK elections has cleared the path for Brexit after three years of political paralysis.
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Chile police committed serious human rights abuses: UN report

Al Jazeera - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 21:42
UN investigators accuse Chile's police of responding to recent protests 'in a fundamentally repressive manner'.
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Aalborg slår Århus og øger afstanden i toppen

DR Sporten - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 21:29
Aalborg tillod Århus at komme tilbage, da ligatopholdet hjemme vandt smalt med to mål i Primo Tours Ligaen.
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Amazon rejects the idea that it traps customers on its platform, saying it has a 'much lower amount of lock-in' than Oracle or Microsoft (AMZN)

Businessinsider - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 21:25

  • Amazon rejected a veteran antitrust lawyer's view that Amazon Web Services locks in clients to its platform.
  • Amazon was responding to Silicon Valley lawyer Gary Reback, who has led high profile antitrust battles against Microsoft, Google and Oracle.
  • Amazon said its clients have access to many options. In fact, Amazon argues, its platform offers more options to clients compared to products from rivals like Oracle or Microsoft.
  • Cloud infrastructure companies like AWS "have much lower amount of lock-in than software from companies like Oracle or Microsoft," Amazon told Business Insider.
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Amazon is the big gorilla in the cloud, but the tech giant is denying a respected antitrust lawyer's claim that it is unfairly locking in clients to its platform.

In fact, Amazon argues, its cloud platform offers more options to clients compared to products from rivals like Oracle or Microsoft.

Amazon was responding to the view of Gary Reback, the renowned Silicon Valley lawyer who led high profile antitrust battles against Microsoft, Google and Oracle, that the company is expanding its platform in a way that locks in customers to its platform.

Amazon rejected that view, saying customers of Amazon Web Services have many options to choose from.

"Customers have had many choices for who they choose for their cloud provider for many years — and that continues to be true," an Amazon Web Services spokesperson told Business Insider in an email. "These choices are some of the biggest companies in the world, including AWS, Microsoft, Google, Oracle, and IBM."

In fact, Amazon argued, cloud infrastructure companies like AWS "have much lower amount of lock-in than software from companies like Oracle or Microsoft." 

In the pre-cloud era, businesses generally set up their own in-house data centers with products from companies like Oracle and IBM, which typically charged hefty licensing and maintenance fees.

Amazon also noted that the cloud "only represents 3%" of global IT spending, with 97% of budgets still devoted to more traditional technology, including data centers and servers.

The cloud enabled businesses to set up their networks on web-based platforms run by the likes of Amazon, Microsoft and Google. This allowed businesses to scale down or even abandon private data centers.

While cloud spending is still small compared to the overall enterprise IT market, businesses have been moving their networks to the cloud at an increasingly fast rate. Amazon controls roughly 50% of the cloud infrastructure market, followed by Microsoft, Alibaba and Google, according to Gartner.

Reback argued that Amazon's market share, as reported by research firms like Gartner, understate its control over the market. He cited Amazon's strong grip in the startup world, where most companies rely on its services to launch their products.

"The true market power is much higher," he told Business Insider. "The law looks at market power. It doesn't look at market share."

The tit-for-tat between Reback and Amazon appears to offer a glimpse of how an antitrust dispute could play out. 

Reback told Business Insider that the Federal Trade Commission has reached out to Amazon's cloud rivals in what could be the start of an antitrust inquiry. He called a possible antitrust battle over Amazon's dominant cloud presence the next "big fight" in tech.

The FTC had declined to comment.

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UK General Election: As it happened

Al Jazeera - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 21:23
PM Boris Johnson hails sweeping victory in general election, promises UK will leave the European Union by January 31.
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Kyrgyzstan court unfreezes accounts of critical media outlets

Al Jazeera - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 21:17
Radio Free Europe and others had published allegations of a $1bn embezzlement scheme.
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Med 200 kilo sprængstof jævnede nazisterne Nordeuropas højeste tårn med jorden i Odense

DR Nyheder - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 21:15
Lørdag er det 75 år siden, at det 177 meter høje Odinstårn som en hævnaktion blev sprængt i luften.
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Skarpe afslutninger sikrer FC Nordsjælland sejr i Aalborg

DR Sporten - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 21:14
FCN fik en drømmestart og førte 2-0 ved pausen, da gæsterne vandt 3-1 over AaB fredag aften i Aalborg.
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