A transit of Mercury was first seen in 1631 and nearly disregarded - CNET

9 days ago   |   By CNET

The first time the planet was spotted sauntering in front of the sun, it seemed like a mistake. The double take fundamentally reordered our view of the cosmos.
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How to watch Mercury travel across the face of the Sun on Monday

How to watch Mercury travel across the face of the Sun on Monday

9 days ago   |   By The Verge

NASA
On Monday, November 11, the planet Mercury will pass directly between Earth and the Sun in an event that won't happen again for another thirteen years. During this transit, Mercury will be visible as a tiny pinprick of darkness against the Sun's surface.
This transit will start at 7:35 AM ET and will last for about five and a half hours, giving people plenty of time to check in on the planet's progress. Weather permitting, people in South America and eastern North America will have the best view of the entire transit, but other parts of the world, including western North America...
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How and when to watch the last Mercury transit of the sun until 2032 - CNET

9 days ago   |   By CNET

Tune in Monday. Mercury won't pass in front of our closest star again until 2032.
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Amazon Canada reveals upcoming Black Friday tech deals

Amazon Canada reveals upcoming Black Friday tech deals

Amazon Canada has revealed a sneak peak of its upcoming Black Friday deals, which will run from November 22nd to 29th. The massive online retailer has revealed a number of... Read more ...

IPhone X deals are lacking this Black Friday - what should you choose instead?

IPhone X deals are lacking this Black Friday - what should you choose instead?

For many, the iPhone X will seem like the ideal Apple handset this Black Friday. It falls perfectly between the likes of the iPhone 11 in terms of its features and specs and... Read more ...

Ecobee's Black Friday smart thermostat deals start at $139, and they just...

Ecobee's Black Friday smart thermostat deals start at $139, and they just went live early

The single best-selling thermostat on Amazon's entire website isn't a Nest, and it's also not a bargain-basement model that costs next to nothing. It's the ecobee... Read more ...

Google Stadia's Launch Seems Soft

Google Stadia's Launch Seems Soft

Google Stadia launched this week... well, kind of. Yes, it's technically true you can now pay real money for Google's ambitious video game streaming platform. But between the... Read more ...

Pokemon Sword and Shield are already big hits in Japan, despite fan backlash

Pokemon Sword and Shield are already big hits in Japan, despite fan backlash

Despite all of the controversy surrounding Pokemon Sword and Shield, it seems the games are off to a strong start in Japan. According to reports, Pokemon Sword and Shield... Read more ...

Can you watch Disney+ on Nintendo Switch?

Can you watch Disney+ on Nintendo Switch?

Best answer: Yes, Disney+ will be coming to Nintendo Switch eventually, but it isn't available just yet. Disney hasn't revealed when we can expect this streaming service to... Read more ...

New Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker Character Posters Have Arrived

New Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker Character Posters Have Arrived

May December 20 be with you We're only a month away from the close of the current trilogy of Star Wars movies. Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker arrives in theaters... Read more ...

With echoes of Theranos, Truvian Sciences revives the dream of low-cost...

With echoes of Theranos, Truvian Sciences revives the dream of low-cost, accessible blood tests

A little over a year after the dissolution of the once high-flying blood testing startup Theranos, another startup has raised over $27 million to breathe new life into the... Read more ...

Apple is finally building a TV app for Windows because it still doesn't care...

Apple is finally building a TV app for Windows because it still doesn't care about PCs

To paraphrase Steve Jobs, Apple fans stuck in Windows hell might soon be getting another glass of ice water. A new job listing spotted by neowin suggests that Apple is looking... Read more ...

Borderlands 3's first campaign DLC is Moxxi's Heist of the Handsome Jackpot

Borderlands 3's first campaign DLC is Moxxi's Heist of the Handsome Jackpot

What is dead may never die in Handsom Jack's case. What you need to know Borderlands 3's first campaign DLC has us raiding the Handsome Jackpot for Moxxi. It is set to release... Read more ...