6 steps for organizing your messy photo library

Using the most basic digital or smartphone camera, you can shoot thousands of photos, dump them onto a computer and then shoot thousands more. In seconds, you can edit a photo series in ways that would take days to develop in the darkroom. But our images are usually stored on our devices, often leaving duplicates to sort through.

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Tech Q&A: Recovering from Equifax, improving passwords, throwing Google off your scent and more

With the Equifax breach, I am worried that hackers can steal money from my bank account. What can I do?

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Google parent Alphabet turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico

Google’s parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria.

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PayPal Lets Messenger Users Send Money to Buddies


PayPal has announced the immediate availability of its peer-to-peer payment service on Facebook Messenger, making it easy to exchange money between friends and family. PayPal also introduced its first-ever customer service bot, which gives Messenger customers payment and account support right in the app. An agreement struck last year with Facebook allowed 2.5 million PayPal customers in the U.S. to connect their accounts with Messenger and use PayPal to shop on Messenger, as well as to communicate with other PayPal users, noted COO Bill Ready.

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Tim Cook Says the Mac Mini Isn’t Dead, but It Sure Leaves a Lot of Performance on the Table

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Tim Cook declined to provide a timeline on when we might see a new Mac mini. That’s somewhat problematic, because Intel’s newer mobile chips would significantly improve the platform’s performance, power consumption, video, and gaming capabilities.

The post Tim Cook Says the Mac Mini Isn’t Dead, but It Sure Leaves a Lot of Performance on the Table appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Email Marketing Goes Hand-in-Glove With E-Commerce Shipping


ShippingEasy has launched Automated Email Marketing as an addition to its customer management module. This new tool has a powerful rules engine that helps users increase sales, the company said. Among other things, it can set up a trigger to send an email to first-time buyers immediately after an order is downloaded — customized with a logo and specific coupon code if desired. It can automatically send an email requesting customer feedback on the order and shipping process, and define targeted customers for loyalty rewards or coupon promos.

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US: Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk

The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire.

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Intel May Deploy AVX-512 in Upcoming 10nm Cannon Lake CPUs

Intel is bringing its AVX-512 instruction set to desktop CPUs with its upcoming Cannon Lake CPUs, but AVX-512 is a good deal more complex than previous SIMD sets, and its capabilities are distributed across a wider range of products.

The post Intel May Deploy AVX-512 in Upcoming 10nm Cannon Lake CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Leaves Up to 30GB in Installation Files

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he new OS version isn’t a radical change from the previous Creators Update, but it does introduce some new features and improvements to Edge, OneDrive, GPU monitoring–and, apparently, up to 30GB of install data that it leaves behind.

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5 phishing scams you need to be aware of

Phishing uses the name of a trusted entity – often financial institutions – to get sensitive personal information such as passwords and credit card details via bogus email or texts.

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Google's artificial intelligence computer 'no longer constrained by limits of human knowledge'

The computer that stunned humanity by beating the best mortal players at a strategy board game requiring “intuition” has become even smarter, its creators claim.

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This 'inflatable space yacht' could be orbiting the Moon by 2022

Las Vegas-based Bigelow already has one of its inflatable space habitats attached to the space station. Now it wants to send one to the moon to aid astronaut training and act as a base for missions far beyond.

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Kids under 8 watch less TV, spend more time on mobile devices, study finds

The amount of time children under eight years old spend on mobile devices has more than tripled over the past four years, a new study has found.

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Artificial Intelligence vs. Echo's Eavesdropping and Google's Home Invasion


There’s a lot of excitement about all the new artificial intelligence technology hitting the market — like Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home smart speakers, among many other products. However, there’s also growing concern over how these devices may invade our privacy. These AI devices are designed for use throughout our homes — and despite the companies’ assurances to the contrary, some people worry that they could be listening to every word we utter. Granted, they have to listen when we want them to give us answers or carry out tasks.

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Is USB-C Chasing an Unachievable Goal?

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USB-C sells a dream of uniting every cable standard and protocol over a single cable, but so far the fairy tale hasn’t stood up to cold reality.

The post Is USB-C Chasing an Unachievable Goal? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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