Tag Archives: computing

PCs are on the rise again after six years: here’s why

For years now, prophets of doom have been talking about the death of the PC. To some extent, they are right.

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Samsung ad openly mocks iPhone X download speed

Ads that try to poke fun or even diss competitors often fall under one of two types: tastefully funny or outright mockery. Samsung’s anti-iPhone ads have fluctuated between those two, sometimes even falling somewhere in between.

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Verizon ends 3G phone activations before next year’s big change

The days of 3G are nearing their end.

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Scientists discover 12 new Jupiter moons, describe one as an “oddball”

Jupiter, it’s safe to say, is one of the marvels of our solar system. The planet is so absolutely massive that it has dozens of moons orbiting around it, by far the most of any of our neighboring planets

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T-Mobile adds $5 LTE international data pass as free roaming spreads

T-Mobile has expanded its unlimited data and texting to 70 new countries, while adding a high-speed data day pass for those who want faster service and unlimited calls, too. The additions are to the T-Mobile ONE plan and the carrier’s Simple Global roaming package, which as of July 22 will cover “over 210 countries and destinations” according to the carrier.

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Mikme now also a USB mic for PCs, Silver version launches

Many consumer electronics manufacturers launch products and virtually forget about them.

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Samsung announces industry’s first LPDDR5 RAM, ready for 5G

Samsung might be best known for its smartphones and consumer electronics but it might surprise you to know that its most steady and most profitable business as been from its silicon, particularly its memory and storage products. Samsung has admittedly been in the lead and it’s not trying to widen the gap even further with the industry’s first 8 Gigabit … Continue reading

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Microsoft calls on government to regulate facial recognition tech

Microsoft is calling for government regulation of facial recognition, citing both the benefits and risks associated with the technology. “Facial recognition technology raises issues that go to the heart of fundamental human rights protections like privacy and freedom of expression,” Microsoft President Brad Smith said in a long essay today. For all the good it offers, the same technology can … Continue reading

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Roku just entered the wireless speaker space

Back at CES 2018, Roku announced a new wireless audio platform called Roku Connect. At the time, Roku said it would license this technology to its manufacturing partners like TCL and Element, which make Roku TVs.

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Tesla Model 3 rollover crash has a good ending for the driver

2018 hasn’t exactly been good for Tesla, with the company being embroiled in not a few high-profile scandals.

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