Apple to open source its first graphical OS from the Lisa

Apple Lisa

Apple is checking over the code and could give the green light to release it in a few months.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261276-apple-open-source-first-graphical-os-lisa?source=Computing

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Time to get a smartwatch? Here are 5 of the best for summer

Smartwatches are great for checking messages, weather, daily schedules, making payments, and taking quick phone calls. That alone covers a lot of smartphone territory, allowing you to keep your smartphone pocketed much of the time. They’re also great fitness and health trackers. Is it time to put one of these devices on your wrist?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/02/time-to-get-smartwatch-here-are-5-best-for-summer.html

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Time to get a smartwatch? Here are 5 of the best for summer

Smartwatches are great for checking messages, weather, daily schedules, making payments, and taking quick phone calls. That alone covers a lot of smartphone territory, allowing you to keep your smartphone pocketed much of the time. They’re also great fitness and health trackers. Is it time to put one of these devices on your wrist?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/02/time-to-get-smartwatch-here-are-5-best-for-summer.html

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Legislation Aims to Bring Product Warranties Into the Internet Age


The process of “checking the fine print” always has been an important aspect of consumer behavior. For product manufacturers, providing important transaction information to consumers also has been a challenging part of business operations.
Take the fine print of warranty information, for example. In the world of e-commerce, how should sellers and buyers approach the issue of an appropriate way to transmit warranty information vital to concluding a sale? The U.S. Senate has addressed that issue by passing S. 1359, the E-Warranty Act of 2015.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82386.html?rss=1

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Microsoft Plugs Over-the-Air TV Into Xbox One


Checking another item off its to-do list, Microsoft on Wednesday announced an update to its latest Xbox One console: support over-the-air television broadcasts. A TV tuner is necessary to pick up OTA signals, and Microsoft has partnered with Hauppauge, which provides one that can do the job. The OTA update, a chart topper at Xbox’s Feedback site, is live now for Xbox One Preview members in the U.S. and Canada. The recommended Hauppage tuner is available for $79.99.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81919.html?rss=1

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Are Google Glass users glassholes, or merely the misunderstood vanguard of technology?

Glasshole
A new enthusiast hack can kill the WiFi on any local Google Glass by checking for a common MAC address, then kicking the device off the network. It’s cheap, easy to deploy, and says a great deal about the upward fight Google faces to make its face computer ubiquitous.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/183794-are-google-glass-users-glassholes-or-merely-the-misunderstood-vanguard-of-technology

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