8 top tech products for serious winter camping

What does it take to survive on an island in winter? For anyone who has actually tried such a hair-brained scheme, you know it’s all about the gear. The wind is ferocious at times off a frozen lake, there is no one around to help, and you never know how the weather will change.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/29/8-top-tech-products-for-serious-winter-camping.html

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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.

The post Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Leaves Up to 30GB in Installation Files appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257737-windows-10-fall-creators-update-leaves-30gb-installation-files?source=Computing

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Raspberry Pi Competitor Rock64 Debuts With Lower Price, 4K HDR

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There’s a new competitor for the Raspberry Pi in the tiny-computer-that-can-actually-do-things category. While the SoCs are similar, the Rock64 does include support for updated peripherals.

The post Raspberry Pi Competitor Rock64 Debuts With Lower Price, 4K HDR appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252053-pine64-debuts-new-raspberry-pi-competitor-4gb-ram-claims-4k-hdr10-support?source=Computing

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Study shows taking photos improves visual memory, reduces auditory recall

Does taking photos help memories, or hurt them? A new study suggests photographers can better recall visual data, but not auditory. The study is the first to look into which areas of memory are impacted by taking photos.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/28/study-shows-taking-photos-improves-visual-memory-reduces-auditory-recall.html

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'Prey' review: Don't trust anything you see

Prey is a game that does everything it had to do and more to compete in this gaming market. The beginning might be hard for some at first, since Prey never really hands the player a weapon, everything must be found. Once you find yourself a few hours in, it may be too late to turn off the system.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/16/prey-review-dont-trust-anything-see.html

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Russia eyed after Facebook says it was used by 'malicious actors' during US presidential election

A report released by Facebook this week “does not contradict” the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s assertion that Russia attempted to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/28/russia-eyed-after-facebook-says-it-was-used-by-malicious-actors-during-us-presidential-election.html

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AMD’s New Radeon Pro Duo is Slower, Cheaper Than Its Predecessor

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AMD’s new Radeon Pro Duo isn’t as fast as the Radeon Pro Duo it launched last year — but it does offer 4x the RAM, a significantly reduced price, and much lower power consumption.

The post AMD’s New Radeon Pro Duo is Slower, Cheaper Than Its Predecessor appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/248302-amds-new-radeon-pro-duo-slower-cheaper-predecessor?source=Computing

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Nintendo Switch reportedly coats game cartridges with bitter substance

Nintendo does not want anyone to put the gaming system’s tiny cartridges in their mouths and reportedly taken measures to prevent that from happening.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/04/nintendo-switch-reportedly-coats-game-cartridges-with-bitter-substance.html

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Now we know what Microsoft’s upcoming ‘Game Mode’ for Windows 10 will do

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We now know what Microsoft’s Game Mode does, at least in part. Performance impact estimates are extremely modest.

The post Now we know what Microsoft’s upcoming ‘Game Mode’ for Windows 10 will do appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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World record: Bolt of lightning was 200 miles long, experts say

Lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice– or so the expression goes– but sometimes it does something amazing enough to break a record.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/19/world-record-bolt-lightning-was-200-miles-long-experts-say.html

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What is 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and how much faster than 802.11n is it?

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802.11ac is a supercharged version of 802.11n — but what does that mean? Here are the details on what 802.11ac is, and how it could eventually replace wired gigabit Ethernet networking.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/160837-what-is-802-11ac-and-how-much-faster-than-802-11n-is-it

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New PC motherboard teases Intel Skylake chipset, integrated GTX 1070

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There might be a new kid in town in the GPU/motherboard integration game: How does a 1070 attached to Skylake sound?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/229582-new-pc-motherboard-teases-intel-skylake-chipset-integrated-gtx-1070

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Understanding downloads and uploads: Tips, tricks and basic risks

You hear the words upload and download frequently. But what does it mean to upload something to your computer? Or what happens when you download?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/13/understanding-downloads-and-uploads-tips-tricks-and-basic-risks.html

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The Right Sales Technology Buys Time to Turn B Players Into A Players


In sales, A-B-C does not simply refer to the Alec Baldwin scene in “Glengarry Glen Ross.” It’s the system that sales managers (and salespeople themselves) use to categorize performance. A players smash their quotas on a regular basis; B players battle to deliver results, and usually do; C players have a history of missed objectives and should consider work in another field. However, salespeople are not permanently ensconced in their spot on the A-B-C continuum. A lot of upward and downward mobility is possible.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83152.html?rss=1

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