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Microsoft ‘Cloudbook’ minimum specs appear comparable to Chromebook’s

Microsoft ‘Cloudbook’ minimum specs appear comparable to Chromebook’s

Microsoft’s idea of an education-focused “Cloudbook” will likely have roughly the same specifications as the average Chromebook at a minimum. Versions with higher specifications could outstrip the Android competition. The post Microsoft ‘Cloudbook’ minimum...

HTC’s upcoming flagship will be called the HTC U 11

HTC’s upcoming flagship will be called the HTC U 11

The new name signifies HTC’s strategy for streamlining its mobile branding. We’ve already seen what HTC’s latest flagship will look like, and today we learn its name — the HTC U 11. This info...

Saiba quanto a Samsung gasta para montar um Galaxy S8

Saiba quanto a Samsung gasta para montar um Galaxy S8

O Galaxy S8 já é uma realidade e até seu preço no Brasil já é conhecido. O aparelho chegará ao país custando R$ 4.000 na versão simples e R$ 4.400 pela versão Plus. Mas...

QaFoo Blog: How You Can Successfully Ship New Code in a Legacy Codebase

QaFoo Blog: How You Can Successfully Ship New Code in a Legacy Codebase

On the QaFoo blog there’s a new post sharing some ideas on how you can add new code to a legacy application and ship it successfully without too much interruption to the current code....

Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise

Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise

 Quora just became the unicorn of subjective human knowledge. After eight years carefully cultivating an ntelligent question and answer community, it’s just raised an $85 million Series D round co-led by Collaborative Fund and...

ARM-based Windows 10 Devices Expected to Launch in Late 2017

ARM-based Windows 10 Devices Expected to Launch in Late 2017

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf provided an update on the future of Windows on ARM in a recent investor call, saying the first Qualcomm-based Windows PCs will be available at the end of this year....

Hackaday Prize Entry: Portable LED Flash For Photography

Hackaday Prize Entry: Portable LED Flash For Photography

Photography is all about light. It’s literally right there in the name – stemming from the Greek word, photos. This is why photographers obsess over the time of day of a shoot, why Instagrammers coalesce around...

Researchers find 10 vulnerabilities in 25 network routers supplied by Linksys

Researchers find 10 vulnerabilities in 25 network routers supplied by Linksys

IOActive Labs published a report stating it discovered 10 security vulnerabilities residing across 25 network routers sold by Linksys. Four units fall under the WRT umbrella while the rest reside within the EAxxxx Series....

Weekly Rewind: Conquering Everest with Snapchat, and is the Galaxy S8 worth it?

Weekly Rewind: Conquering Everest with Snapchat, and is the Galaxy S8 worth it?

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled...

The world’s largest X-ray laser is one step closer to completion

The world’s largest X-ray laser is one step closer to completion

The world’s largest x-ray laser is one step closer to completion after researchers at Germany’s Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) announced they have passed a major milestone. The post The world’s largest X-ray laser is one...

Samsung iniciará a produção de painéis OLED de sétima geração em breve

Samsung iniciará a produção de painéis OLED de sétima geração em breve

Samsung está ampliando suas fábricas para iniciar a produção de chips sob a segunda geração da litografia de 10nm, prometendo chipsets ainda mais potentes e eficientes do que os atuais Exynos 8895 e Snapdragon...

Preparing Yourself for a Day of Design Work

Preparing Yourself for a Day of Design Work

It’s no secret that we do our best work when we’re prepared and comfortable. Yet, we designers often do things that aren’t conducive to bringing out our best. Whether it’s working in the wrong...

Preparing Yourself for a Day of Design Work

Preparing Yourself for a Day of Design Work

It’s no secret that we do our best work when we’re prepared and comfortable. Yet, we designers often do things that aren’t conducive to bringing out our best. Whether it’s working in the wrong...

Microsoft promete atualizar Office e Windows 10 duas vezes por ano

Microsoft promete atualizar Office e Windows 10 duas vezes por ano

A empresa de Redmond anunciou que, a partir de setembro, vai lançar atualizações para o Office 365 ProPlus e para o Windows 10 a cada seis meses. Source

Think virtual reality is just for games? These awesome VR apps will change your mind

Think virtual reality is just for games? These awesome VR apps will change your mind

Virtual reality isn’t all about gaming. Swim with turtles, paint in 3D, and immerse yourself in some of the most unique experiences the platform has to offer, with our curated list of the best...

Save the planet and save money with these Earth Day green tech deals

Save the planet and save money with these Earth Day green tech deals

Whether you’re looking to save the planet or just save money, here are some of the best energy monitoring and saving devices deals out there, from solar powered devices to energy-optimizing gadgets. The post...

Eyegasm: 5 awesome Linux/Unix desktop customization that will blow your mind

Eyegasm: 5 awesome Linux/Unix desktop customization that will blow your mind

Everyone loves the desktop operating system. People customize their Linux or Unix desktop with themes, wallpapers, killer configuration and more. These customizations show you how cool your desktop can be! Source

Spyware living in Google Play Store lets hackers control your phone via SMS

Spyware living in Google Play Store lets hackers control your phone via SMS

Researchers at Zscaler have determined an that a Google Play Store app suspiciously titled “System Update” gave attackers the ability to execute commands on a remote device and tap into location data. The post...

Best accessories for the Samsung Galaxy S8

Best accessories for the Samsung Galaxy S8

A brand new Samsung phone requires some fresh accessories! With the Samsung Galaxy S8 now official, next comes the seemingly never-ending wave of accessories. From cases to screen protectors to chargers, there’s no shortage...

Apple Refuses to Allow iPhone, Mac Recycling

Apple Refuses to Allow iPhone, Mac Recycling

Apple has released its annual environmental report and challenged itself to build an iPhone from fully recyclable materials, but it also explicitly refuses to allow its iPhones or Macs to be repaired or reused....

Machine intelligence is the future of monetization for Facebook

Machine intelligence is the future of monetization for Facebook

 That was effectively the only conversation missing from Facebook’s F8 conference — an event that even made time for a progress update on a moonshot project that might one day allow us to hear through our...

The death of retail is greatly exaggerated

The death of retail is greatly exaggerated

 I’ve been thinking a lot about retail these days and I’ve been connecting the dots between the seeming death of retailers like Ralph Lauren and the book industry. In short, we are feeling the...

Form an orderly queue! Google wants your blood (and other bodily fluids). Oh and your medical records

Form an orderly queue! Google wants your blood (and other bodily fluids). Oh and your medical records

 Alphabet’s (Google’s) life sciences division Verily has launched its public pitch for a massive, multi-year health study it’s leading, along with Duke University School of Medicine, Stanford Medicine, and Google proper. Read More Source

What is phishing and spear phishing?

One of the most basic practices every cybersecurity guide will recommend is not to click on links and attachments contained in emails coming from unknown sources, and to think twice even if they come...

Elephone Announces Android 7.0 Nougat for the Europe and Asia P9000

Elephone Announces Android 7.0 Nougat for the Europe and Asia P9000

XDA Junior Member alicio04 passed along some news about the European and Asian variants of the P9000 from Elephone finally receiving its Android 7.0 Nougat update. Some people are reporting minor bugs about the update, like...

Vazamento indica que a Microsoft está prestes a revelar notebooks baratos

Vazamento indica que a Microsoft está prestes a revelar notebooks baratos

O Windows 10 “Cloud” está chegando. A versão “light” do Windows que roda apenas apps da Windows Store já foi vazada e deve ser oficialmente apresentada em evento de maio. Junto do novo sistema,...