Apple Wants to Combine Mac and iOS Apps. Can it Succeed Where Microsoft Failed?

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Apple wants to combine its iPhone, iPad, and macOS applications and give developers a way to write apps that scale across all three product families. It’s a good idea, but a risky one.

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Google reduces JPEG sizes by 35 percent

Google’s research team managed to combine excellent compression density with high visual quality resulting in a significant reduction of file sizes for JPEG images.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/20/google-reduces-jpeg-sizes-by-35-percent.html

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Killer Deals: Save $180 to $260 instantly on all current 13" MacBook Pros with AppleCare

Article Image This month, 13″ MacBook Pro shoppers can combine instant discounts with exclusive $140 coupons to deliver the lowest prices available anywhere on all possible configurations of Apple’s current 13″ MacBook Pros with AppleCare extended warranty protection. Plus free shipping and no sales tax in 48 states.

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Transcend announces ‘SuperMLC’ as an SLC NAND alternative

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Transcend is prepping a new type of MLC NAND it’s dubbed “SuperMLC.” The company wants to combine the high reliability and performance of single-level cell NAND memory with the low cost and economies of scale that exist around traditional multi-level cell flash.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/220225-transcend-announces-supermlc-as-an-slc-nand-alternative

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First-look review: Microsoft Surface Book is both a giant tablet and a lap-friendly laptop

Microsoft’s Surface Book is a good first step to combine a tablet with a lap-friendly keyboard.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/12/first-look-review-microsoft-surface-book-is-both-giant-tablet-and-lap-friendly-laptop.html

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IBM, Box Team Up to Conquer the Cloud


IBM and Box have entered a global partnership to combine the two companies’ best-in-class technologies and resources to transform work in the cloud. The two will offer customers IBM analytics and social solutions, IBM security technologies, the IBM cloud, and Box’s cloud content collaboration platform. They will develop joint content management solutions and incorporate Box technology into select IBM MobileFirst for iOS apps. Further, IBM will enable enterprise devs to integrate Box APIs in the IBM Bluemix developer cloud.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82222.html?rss=1

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HP kills The Machine, repurposes design around conventional technologies

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Last year, HP announced The Machine — a cutting-edge system that would combine multiple high-end architectures and capabilities in an enormous quantum leap for computing capability. That vision has been streamlined to the point of nonexistence, thanks to problems commercializing memristor design.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/207897-hp-kills-the-machine-repurposes-design-around-conventional-technologies

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High-tech military goggles combine night vision, thermal imaging

BAE Systems is developing state-of-the-art goggles for the U.S. Army that combine night vision and thermal imaging technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/05/high-tech-military-goggles-combine-night-vision-thermal-imaging/

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Samsung 850 Pro review: 3D NAND and RAM caching result in the fastest, most durable SSD money can buy

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Samsung’s 850 Pro SSD is out on the market and it’s damned impressive. Combine Vertical NAND with the drive’s performance enhancing Rapid Mode, and the 850 Pro destroys all comers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/189003-samsung-850-pro-review-3d-nand-and-ram-caching-result-in-the-fastest-most-durable-ssd-money-can-buy

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