Prime Day gaming monitor deals are selling out fast, check out our top picks

Update: Looks like the gaming monitor we originally recommended here is all sold out. Be sure to move fast if you want your pick of the best gaming monitors going. Here’s some inspiration from our Prime Day gaming monitor deals hub:

Original story: It’s Prime Day, and that means a heap of PC components, gaming monitors, and even whole PCs are discounted on Amazon and across the web. If you’ve landed here, that’s probably because you’re intrigued by what the day has to offer in gaming monitor deals. Well, you’re in luck because the Acer Predator XB271HU 27-inch is going for $379.99, the cheapest it’s been all year.

The monitor is the window into the soul of your gaming PC—or something like that. What I mean is that whichever gaming monitor you choose better be a good one as it’s the way in which you get the most out of

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This 1440p 165Hz Acer Predator gaming monitor is just $379.99 for Prime Day

Update: Looks like the gaming monitor we originally recommended her is all sold out. Be sure to move fast if you want your pick of the best gaming monitors going. Here’s some inspiration from our Prime Day gaming monitor deals hub:

Original story: It’s Prime Day, and that means a heap of PC components, gaming monitors, and even whole PCs are discounted on Amazon and across the web. If you’ve landed here, that’s probably because you’re intrigued by what the day has to offer in gaming monitor deals. Well, you’re in luck because the Acer Predator XB271HU 27-inch is going for $379.99, the cheapest it’s been all year.

The monitor is the window into the soul of your gaming PC—or something like that. What I mean is that whichever gaming monitor you choose better be a good one as it’s the way in which you get the most out of

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More Companies Are Using Technology To Monitor For Coronavirus In The Workplace

In March, Dr. Achintya Moulick found himself at the epicenter of the U.S. coronavirus pandemic.

He overseas three CarePoint Health hospitals in northern New Jersey and in the early days of the pandemic, they were swamped. “We had no idea what this infection was all about,” he says.

One of the first challenges was screening patients for COVID-19 even before they entered the hospital.

“One day I saw a big line outside the entrance of the hospital,” he says. “And they were manually checking everybody’s temperature.”

Moulick thought this was crazy. “The lines were all the way out to the garage,” he says.

The process was diverting his frontline staff, burning through precious personal protective equipment and creating a bottleneck of potentially infectious patients outside his door.

So he hired a company that uses thermal scanners to take the temperature of up to 20 people at a time as they

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Top Early Dell, HP, Acer & Lenovo Monitor & PC Deals Tracked by Consumer Walk

Save on desktop PC & monitor deals at the early Prime Day sale, featuring all the top HP, Acer, Dell & Asus computer & monitor discounts

Amazon Prime Day 2020 experts at Consumer Walk are rounding-up all the top early gaming & productivity monitor & pre-built PC deals for Amazon Prime Day 2020, including discounts on HP & Dell desktop computers & various monitors. Links to the best deals are listed below.

Best PC & desktop computer deals:

  • Save up to 45% on PCs & desktop computers from HP, Dell & many more top PC manufacturers at the Amazon Prime Day sale

  • Save up to $148 on HP PCs, laptops & printers such as the HP Pavilion, Spectre, Elite & Omen – at the Amazon Prime Day sale

  • Save up to 44% on Dell PCs, laptops & more at the Amazon Prime Day sale – check the latest deals on

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Scientists develop new land surface model to monitor global river water environment

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Climate change and human activities, including heat emission, nitrogen (N) emission and water management, are altering the hydrothermal condition and N transport in the soil and river systems, thereby affecting the global nitrogen cycle and water environment.


“We need to assess the impacts of these human activities on global river temperature and riverine N transport,” said Prof. Xie Zhenghui from the Institute of Atmospheric Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. “Quantitative assessment can not only improve our understanding of the material and energy cycle that occur in response to anthropogenic disturbances, but also contribute to protecting river ecosystems.”

Xie and his collaborators from the Chinese Academy of Sciences incorporated the schemes of riverine dissolved inorganic nitrogen (DIN) transport, river water temperature, and human activity into a land surface model, and thus developed a land surface model CAS-LSM. They applied the model to explore the impacts

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Early HP, Dell, Samsung & Acer Desktop Computer & Monitor Savings Identified by Saver Trends

The best early PC & monitor deals for Prime Day, featuring the best HP Elite, Dell Inspiron, Acer Aspire desktop computers and Samsung, LG & ASUS monitors

Amazon Prime Day sales experts have monitored the best early desktop computer and monitor deals for Prime Day, featuring all the latest deals on Dell, Acer, HP and ASUS PCs and LG, Samsung and Lenovo HD monitors. Browse the latest deals in the list below.

Best desktop PC deals:

  • Save up to 45% on PCs & desktop computers from HP, Dell & many more top PC manufacturers at the Amazon Prime Day sale

  • Save $485 on the Dell OptiPlex 3070 Micro PC Desktop Computer at Amazon – Featuring Intel Core i5-9500T, 2666 MHz DDR4 RAM, SSD storage, VESA mount, space-saving size

  • Save $101 on the Dell Optiplex 990 SFF PC Desktop Computer (Renewed) at Amazon – with Intel Core i5 processor, DDR3 SDRAM,

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Most of Mass. under severe or extreme drought conditions, National Drought Monitor says

Most of Massachusetts is currently under “severe” or “extreme” drought conditions, the National Drought Monitor said Thursday.

An updated map released by the monitor Thursday said southeastern Massachusetts and the Cape and Islands were in the extreme drought category, as was a stretch of the northern part of Middlesex County.

The monitor describes extreme drought as a level that can bring significant crop and pasture losses, as well as “water shortages or restrictions,” according to its website.

Among the Massachusetts communities enacting restrictions Thursday was Cohasset.

Town officials said Thursday in a statement that a drought warning was “currently in effect for all residents,” and that the warning carries “stricter mandatory outdoor water restrictions” than those previously imposed on Sept. 1 due to “abnormally dry conditions.”

The stricter measures that took effect Thursday, the statement said, include a prohibition on using irrigation systems. In addition, officials said, a “handheld hose

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ViewSonic Introduces the XG270Q, the Latest 27-inch ELITE Gaming Monitor with G-SYNC Technology

Features Include: QHD Resolution, 165Hz Refresh Rate and 1ms (GtG) Response Time

ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solutions, announced the launch of the newest addition to its award-winning ViewSonic ELITE™ line of gaming monitors with the XG270Q Designed to deliver an amazing gaming experience , the XG270Q features a 165Hz refresh rate, 1ms (GtG) response time and NVIDIA’s G-SYNC Compatible technology for a smooth and seamless gaming experience.

As part of its ELITE gaming portfolio, the ViewSonic XG270Q is a 27-inch monitor that can achieve true 1ms (GtG) response time. Along with the 165Hz* refresh rate and G-SYNC Compatible technology, the XG270Q ensures effortless gameplay within even the fastest scenarios. This gaming monitor also boasts a frameless IPS panel with native QHD (2560×1440) resolution and VESA DisplayHDR 400 certification that brings games to life with vibrant colors and incisive details.

“ViewSonic developed the ELITE XG270Q, as an

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Tesla Model 3’s driver-facing camera ‘does more than just monitor passengers’

A hacker has revealed the key events that the Model 3’s driver-facing camera is designed to detect – and it appears to do much more than Tesla CEO Elon Musk has so far admitted.

Musk in April confirmed that one use of the driving-facing camera, which is located in the center of the rear-view mirror of all Model 3s, would be used for monitoring passengers in its future network of robotaxis. The camera could be used to dissuade passengers from vandalizing vehicles or at least capture evidence of such acts. 

At that stage the camera had been inactive in all Model 3s, but in June, some three years after the model first hit the road, Tesla issued a software update that activated the camera. 

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As Electrek reported at the time, Tesla allowed some Model 3 drivers to enable

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New Drought Monitor map shows extreme dry conditions growing in Calif.

The new federal Drought Monitor map shows that localized drought conditions are increasing in Northern California.

The Sept. 22 map had 3% of the state in extreme drought while the Sept. 29 map released Thursday shows 13%.

In the Bay Area, the map reveals that drought conditions range from moderate to severe.

The Drought Monitor, a mechanism to measure drought that’s mainly used in agriculture, is a joint effort of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. A map is released each week with drought conditions across the country, indexing everything from groundwater storage to river levels. The factors California state water managers watch most closely are precipitation totals and reservoir and snowpack levels.

The presence of drought on the map is no surprise — especially in Northern California. While Southern California saw above-average rainfall

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