Match Made in HD Heaven: Sony’s A9G OLED and PlayStation 5

Gamers worldwide have been waiting patiently for months for the arrival of the next-generation console from PlayStation, which is expected to be released in mid-November.  

In the meantime, why not shop around for the perfect HDTV to pair with the PS5? Sure, the top-of-the-line offerings from LG and Samsung quickly come to mind, but perhaps it’s best to keep it in the family and take a long hard look at Sony’s A9G OLED HDTV.

Like all other OLED panels currently on the market, the A9G does not come cheap—$2,300 for the 55-inch model and a grand more for the 65-incher. Despite the high price points, you can rest easy knowing that you will receive all the goodness that OLED TVs can offer.

Some of that includes unrivaled picture quality, perfect deep black levels, precise colors, wide-viewing angles, and outstanding uniformity. And here is the all-important question: Does Sony match up

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Time to Buy Shopify?

Online shopping has become very prevalent as the rise in COVID numbers continues to result in uncertainty surrounding business reopening efforts. Because of this, Shopify, Inc. (SHOP) has emerged as one of the top eCommerce solution platforms in the market. Shopify is an all-inclusive selling platform that powers over 1 million businesses globally.

Last week, analysts at Goldman Sachs reiterated their Buy rating while raising their price target from $1,286 to $1,318. Shopify, which had a remarkable fiscal year 2020 Q2, is expected to continue to be the backbone of businesses as they are figuring out solutions to outlast the pandemic.

“The F2Q was a landmark quarter for Shopify in many ways, most notably for GMV, which accelerated to 119% growth at a ~$120bn+ annual run rate, on the back of a step-function change in e-commerce penetration from COVID. All the while, Shopify continues to innovate rapidly in solving key

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In Venus’ clouds there’s phosphine. Phosphine stinks. But its discovery lifts my heart.

A computer-processed image of Venus first captured by NASA's Mariner 10 spacecraft in 1974. The contrast-enhanced version, right, makes features in the planet's thick cloud cover visible in greater detail. <span class="copyright">(NASA / JPL-Caltech)</span>
A computer-processed image of Venus first captured by NASA’s Mariner 10 spacecraft in 1974. The contrast-enhanced version, right, makes features in the planet’s thick cloud cover visible in greater detail. (NASA / JPL-Caltech)

Hazy and noxious clouds obscure the hot land below. Here in Utah, as I write, distant wildfires have turned the sky a monochromatic opal. In a time of unrest, plague and rising fear of science, joy is hard to find. Consolation, if it comes, is the sweet call of a bird, a favorite, a northern flicker above maple-red woods.

And when it’s clear, Venus, in the morning sky like a gem.

I’ve been thinking about the hazy, noxious clouds on Venus for the past few days because in its hellish sky there’s something called phosphine. Phosphine stinks. But its discovery lifted my heart.

Life is resilient. Recently, scientists revived 100-million-year-old microbes from deep ocean sediments. Another study

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Texas rallies, wins overtime thriller against Texas Tech

Brian Davis, Austin (Texas) American-Statesman
Published 9:00 p.m. ET Sept. 26, 2020 | Updated 12:57 a.m. ET Sept. 27, 2020

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LUBBOCK, Texas — Saturday was one of those rollicking, back-and-forth humdingers totally on brand for the unpredictable Big 12.

No. 9 Texas found itself in a wild shootout against Texas Tech. There were incredible touchdown catches, a terrific onside kick, momentum-swinging interceptions, a muffed punt for a touchdown and a blocked punt for a score.

Set all that aside. The Longhorns’ Big 12 opener — a 63-56 overtime win — may end up being the moment this program realized it has championship mettle.

“As we were walking off,” Texas coach Tom Herman said, “Caden Sterns said that if 2020 was a football game, that was it.”

This game featured 119 points and 917 total yards.

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Astrophysicists prove that dust particles in space are mixed with ice

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Clouds of interstellar dust and gas, here in the region “Cygnus-X” in the Swan constellation. Credit: ESA/PACS/SPIRE/Martin Hennemann & Frédérique Motte, Laboratoire AIM Paris-Saclay, CEA/Irfu – CNRS/INSU – Univ. Paris Diderot, France.

The matter between the stars in a galaxy—called the interstellar medium—consists not only of gas, but also of a great deal of dust. At some point in time, stars and planets originated in such an environment, because the dust particles can clump together and merge into celestial bodies. Important chemical processes also take place on these particles, from which complex organic—possibly even prebiotic—molecules emerge.


However, for these processes to be possible, there has to be water. In particularly cold cosmic environments, water occurs in the form of ice. Until now, however, the connection between ice and dust in these regions of space was unclear. A research team from Friedrich Schiller University Jena and the Max Planck Institute for

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Galaxy S20 FE is the iPhone competitor Android fans need in 2020

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and S20 Ultra might be packed to the hilt with the latest, greatest tech, but they also come with sky-high prices to match. That makes them a tricky sell at a time when purse strings are tightening and rivals like OnePlus are making great phones at more affordable prices. The Galaxy S20 FE (which stands for “fan edition”) aims to offer much of what you’ll find in the company’s top-end phones but with a few tweaks here and there in order to keep the price down. 


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That price is $700 — the same as the iPhone 11. In the UK and Australia, it’s £599 or AU$999 for a 4G version, and £699 or AU$1,149 for 5G. (Only the 5G version will be offered in the US.) That’s a significant price drop, given

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Toothpick Market Report Segmentation, Emerging Market Trends, SWOT Analysis, Major Key Distributors/Retailers, Forecast Period of 2020-2025

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Sep 27, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
“Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this industry.”

Global “Toothpick Market” reports covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years and discussion of the Leading Companies effective in this market. The pandemic has drastically changed the dynamics of the market and has affected every aspect of life globally. The Report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of Toothpick Market for 2015-2025. To calculate the market size, scope and demand which is report considers the revenue generated from the sales of Toothpick globally.

The Toothpick report offers crucial information about the initial and future assessment of the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the overall market. The report also covers strategic business measures undertaken by the companies to gain substantial

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OSIRIS-REx will attempt its first asteroid sample collection next month

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is almost ready to touch down on the asteroid Bennu, NASA announced today. On October 20th, OSIRIS-REx will make its first attempt at collecting a sample of the asteroid’s rocks and dust. This will be the first time NASA has collected pieces of an asteroid and the largest sample return from space since the Apollo program.

OSIRIS-REx is about the size of a large van, and it will touch down in a sampling area that is about the size of a few parking spaces — 52 feet in diameter. The area is surrounded by building-sized boulders, which could make the landing a bit more challenging. 

Once OSIRIS-REx has landed, a robotic sampling arm will perform Touch-And-Go (TAG) collection. The mission is to collect at least two ounces, or 60 grams, of rocky material. If the first TAG attempt in October does not collect enough material, OSIRIS-REx has

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Lee county government commissioners balanced budget chairman Brian Hamman

Brian Hamman, Special to The News-Press
Published 6:30 a.m. ET Sept. 27, 2020

Brian Hamman (Photo: Special to News-Press)

This year has been unlike any before it.  Each of us has had to deal with unbelievable challenges, and as a nation, we have faced uncertainty about the future.  One thing Lee County residents can be certain about is that their local government will provide them with a balanced budget and will keep their taxes low.

During the past several months, we have seen headlines reporting about multiple cities and states facing multi-billion dollar budget deficits.  However, here at home your Board of County Commissioners has remained steadfast in producing a budget that provides financial stability while maintaining a first-class level of service and keeping our major projects on track.  

When commissioners began working on the budget for next year, we focused on three core areas; maintaining the level of service

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Best gaming chair 2020: the best PC gaming chairs

The best gaming chair lets you enjoy in comfort that robust gaming PC powered by a Nvidia RTX 3080 in style. Not only can you game in luxury and style, but all without concern for lower back pain. 

Instead of hunkering down in a run-of-the-mill office chair, you can choose from a couple styles, notably the classic gamer chair style reminiscent of a racing car bucket seat, or the Ergo-design gaming chairs which do have a little more of that office chair aesthetic.

The classic gaming chairs aren’t the most natural feeling. However, chairs like the noblechairs Epic have memory foam pillows. Situated at your lower back and neck, these memory foam pillows give you proper support while you’re staring at your PC monitor, to feel a bit more like the ergo-design chairs.

And, while their look is a bit more of the office variety, ergo-design chairs come with

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