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Google Pixel 3 XL hands-on (again): Everything you didn't already know


We technically already spent some time with the Pixel 3 XL outside a dinky electronics store in Hong Kong, but this is one of the most important phones of the year -- it definitely deserves a little more scrutiny. Thankfully, Google's presentation here in New York has just wound down, so it's time to take a closer look at what the company has managed to pull off this year. I already know what some of you are probably thinking: Can a phone that has been leaked this thoroughly actually offer any surprises? What has been surprising, though, is just how complete and competent the 3 XL feels despite the fact that Google mostly played it safe with this generation of hardware. By now the Pixel 3 XL's basics are well understood: In addition to that notched, 6.3-inch OLED display, there's a Snapdragon 845 with 4GB of RAM inside.

Arduino Workshop: A Hands-On Introduction with 65 Projects


The Arduino is a cheap, flexible, open source microcontroller platform designed to make it easy for hobbyists to use electronics in homemade projects. With an almost unlimited range of input and output add-ons, sensors, indicators, displays, motors, and more, the Arduino offers you countless ways to create devices that interact with the world around you. In Arduino Workshop, you'll learn how these add-ons work and how to integrate them into your own projects. You'll start off with an overview of the Arduino system but quickly move on to coverage of various electronic components and concepts. Hands-on projects throughout the book reinforce what you've learned and show you how to apply that knowledge.

A hands-on look at Huawei’s MateBook X Pro 2020


With remote work on the rise, it is essential that students and professionals have a laptop that will keep up with their busy personal and work lives. Huawei has recently released the MateBook X Pro 2020, and they've even got an incredible offer on: When you buy a MateBook X Pro 2020, you can claim a free MatePad 10.4 until 8th Sept. Watch the video above as we get hands-on with the MateBook X Pro 2020.

Storytelling with Data: Let's Practice!: 9781119621492: Computer Science Books @


This is not just a book. It is a one-of-a-kind immersive learning experience through which you can become—or teach others to be—a powerful data storyteller. Expanding upon best seller storytelling with data's foundational lessons, let's practice! Author and data storytelling maven Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic guides you along the path to hone core skills and become a well-practiced data communicator. PRACTICE at WORK . . .