The Daily Populous

Friday August 2nd, 2019 night edition

image for Samsung’s headphone dongle leaks ahead of Note 10 announcement

Are you a current owner of a Samsung Galaxy device and a pair of wired headphones?

The photos depict a dongle that is exactly as you’d expect: there’s a USB-C jack on one end and a 3.5mm input on the other.

(We’ve officially been stuck with these ridiculous adapters for long enough that I have apparently become a connoisseur.).

Samsung is expected to include the new dongle in the box with the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus, which will likely soften the blow.

While the price for spare or replacement dongles hasn’t been announced, it’ll presumably fall near the same $9 to $12 range that other dongles cost.

But it’s not about how much the dongle costs.

With Samsung — the last major holdout — seemingly on board with the effort to kill the 3.5mm headphone jack, the war on the headphone jack is effectively over, and the dongles have won. »

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61% of Canadians want government to take action on climate change even if economy suffers: poll

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Six in ten Canadians want the government to take action to address climate change, even if the economy suffers, new results from a Mainstreet poll for iPolitics suggests.

In an earlier release of results from the same poll, around 47 per cent of respondents said the carbon tax was not helpful to the economy.

But the release of these new results show respondents were largely supportive about the need to take action to curb climate change. »

Former Florida deputy accused of falsifying drug arrests is being held on a $1 million bond

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(CNN) A former Florida deputy stands accused of falsifying at least 14 drug arrests.

Steven O'Leary was arrested Monday on charges of official misconduct, making false statements, tampering with evidence, false imprisonment, petit theft and battery.

Over the 11 months he was working as a deputy in Martin County, O'Leary made 86 drug arrests, according to a 47-page investigative report. »

What the brains of people with excellent general knowledge look like

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The brains of people with excellent general knowledge are particularly efficiently wired.

The participants also completed a general knowledge test called the Bochum Knowledge Test, which was developed in Bochum by Dr. Rüdiger Hossiep.

The result: People with a very efficient fibre network had more general knowledge than those with less efficient structural networking. »