Nintendo could sell 50M Switch by 2019

The Switch was exactly what Nintendo needed after the Wii U disaster, but I doubt anyone at Nintendo predicted just how popular its hybrid console was at launch and would continue to be 10 months on.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/02/nintendo-could-sell-50m-switch-by-2019.html

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DeepMind’s WaveNet Voice Synthesizer Is Live in Google Assistant

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No one knew exactly what DeepMind was up to when it was acquired by Google a few years back. Now DeepMind is an Alphabet company, working on big machine learning problems like how to beat humans at Go, improving AI problem solving, and making computer-generated speech more realistic.

The post DeepMind’s WaveNet Voice Synthesizer Is Live in Google Assistant appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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AMD’s Ryzen CPU sort of gets a release date

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We don’t know exactly when Ryzen is launching, but an AMD GDC invitation has given us a date range to work with.

The post AMD’s Ryzen CPU sort of gets a release date appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242649-amds-ryzen-sort-gets-release-date?source=Computing

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Billionaire Mark Cuban says Apple deserves a 'standing ovation' for fighting FBI on encryption

Article Image Apple did “exactly the right thing” by refusing a request from the U.S. government to create a backdoor to access a terrorist’s locked iPhone, billionaire Mark Cuban wrote in response to the encryption controversy this week.

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Albert Einstein's special mark on the universe

It has been exactly 100 years since Albert Einstein presented his theory of general relativity to an audience of scientists on November 25, 1915. While virtually everyone has heard of Einstein and his theory, very few people have any idea of what the theory actually is.


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Court dismisses Beats false advertising lawsuit against Steven Lamar

Almost exactly one year after Apple’s Beats Electronics sued entrepreneur Steven Lamar for misrepresenting himself as a Beats cofounder, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California has dismissed the suit.

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Hackers exploit Flash in one of the largest malware attacks in recent history

In case it wasn’t clear yet, Adobe’s Flash isn’t exactly the safest tool for delivering Internet content. Hackers are already more than aware of the software’s security issues and are happy to exploit them for various malicious purposes. That’s exactly what happened in late July when hackers used Flash to infect Yahoo websites with malware in what has been described as one of the largest malvertising attacks seen in the recent months.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/04/hackers-exploit-flash-in-one-largest-malware-attacks-in-recent-history/

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Microsoft Windows 10 Build 10158: Almost ready for prime time

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Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10158 on June 29, 2015 – exactly one month before the scheduled release of the final version on July 29. We took the newest version for a spin on an updated a Dell Venue 8 Pro tablet that was previously running the rather-buggy build 10130. The update process…

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/209100-microsoft-windows-10-build-10158-almost-ready-for-prime-time

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iPhone 6 in India takes a turn for the worse, decides to explode on the road

Exploding smartphones aren’t exactly a common occurrence, especially in India, but that’s exactly what happened to Kishan Yadav’s iPhone 6, reports The Times of India.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/25/iphone-6-in-india-takes-turn-for-worse-decides-to-explode-on-road/

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Help dad start a new hobby this Father’s Day

Giving dad a USB charger for his phone is not exactly an expression of love. Instead of just picking up something from Wal-Mart next week, consider a few eclectic gifts that will help him develop a new hobby. Some of these are a bit “out there” and expensive. Some are more affordable. All of them encourage your dad to take up a new hobby and explore a fun new trend.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/12/help-dad-start-new-hobby-this-fathers-day/

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For some reason, Samsung may release a cheaper version of the Galaxy S5

Even though the Galaxy S5 isn’t exactly the newest kid on the block anymore, Samsung may still see fit to release a cheaper version of its 2014 flagship, according to a report by SamMobile.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/05/for-some-reason-samsung-may-release-cheaper-version-galaxy-s5/

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So, what about making phone calls on the Apple Watch?

One of the most-touted features of the Apple Watch is phone calls. But how does it work exactly? The feature has often been couched as the realization of the two-way wrist radio worn by Dick Tracy, a comic strip character who made his debut way back in 1931. Apple CEO Tim Cook made reference to the fictional detective’s radio, designed like a wristwatch, in his March 9 keynote introducing the Apple Watch to the world.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/04/23/so-what-about-making-phone-calls-on-apple-watch/

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Initial Apple Watch stock dries up in minutes, shipping times quickly jump to 4-6 weeks

Consumers who weren’t ready to to order at exactly 12:01 a.m. Pacific time on Friday have missed their opportunity to receive an Apple Watch on launch day, as every model is now unavailable until at least mid-May.



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Which mobile apps drain your battery the most?

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A new report from AVG Technologies breaks down exactly which Android applications chew through battery life, network data, and bog down phone performance. There are a number of applications that badly need a diet — including some created by major companies or the phone manufacturers themselves.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/200017-new-report-details-which-mobile-apps-are-the-biggest-battery-drainers-and-power-hogs

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