How to Upgrade to a Larger SSD

Micron 3D NAND wafer

It never takes long for hundreds of gigabytes of empty space to turn into a straightjacket, but moving your OS installation and files can be a pain. We’re here to help.

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Cutting the cord? How to pick your streaming services

“Cut the cord.” It sounds so freeing, doesn’t it? No more paying exorbitant fees for hundreds of channels you never watch. With streaming services, you can watch whatever, whenever, wherever. Pretty great, right?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/17/cutting-cord-how-to-pick-your-streaming-services.html

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First teaser for 'Stargate Origins' airs at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

MGM’s new Stargate streaming service is set to give fans the best of old and new, offering up hundreds of classic episodes, as well as a brand new prequel series subtitled Origins.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/21/first-teaser-for-stargate-origins-airs-at-san-diego-comic-con-2017.html

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What is WannaCry ransomware?

The ransomware cyberattack known as WannaCry infected hundreds of thousands of computers globally on Friday, but the malware was first detected in March and reported stolen from the United States National Security Agency a month later.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/15/what-is-wannacry-ransomware.html

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Reddit defends against accusations of ad fraud and Trump censorship

The influential social media site Reddit.com, which has hundreds of millions of users, came under fresh fire today for allegedly discriminating against users of the pro-Trump section of the site called /r/The_Donald.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/31/reddit-defends-against-accusations-ad-fraud-and-trump-censorship.html

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Apple denied the massive iCloud hack (but you should still change your password)

A hacker group claiming to have access to hundreds of millions of iCloud accounts threatened to remotely wipe iPhones associated to these accounts unless Apple pays a ransom amounting to up to $100,000 in cryptocurrency or iTunes gift cards.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/23/apple-denied-massive-icloud-hack-but-should-still-change-your-password.html

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Tech workers publicly pledge not to help make a Muslim registry

Invoking the legacy of the Holocaust, hundreds of people from the tech industry have published a statement saying that they would not cooperate in creating a database that tracks Muslim people in America.

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Social media site Reddit censors Trump supporters

The social media site Reddit.com, which has hundreds of millions of users, has begun censoring one the site’s most active communities: supporters of President-elect Donald Trump.

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IBM claims moving to Mac drastically reduced support calls, operating costs

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IBM just declared that using Macs saves them hundreds of dollars over a four-year period. The claim may be true, but we’d like to see the supporting evidence.

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More than 1 million people are still using Samsung's potentially explosive Note 7

The Galaxy Note 7 has harmed people and caused tens, perhaps even hundreds of thousands of dollars of damage to users’ property.

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Yahoo built email spying software for intelligence agencies, report says

Last year, Internet giant Yahoo built software to spy on incoming emails of hundreds of millions of accounts for U.S. intelligence agencies, according to Reuters.

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Garden-Variety Cybercrooks Breached Yahoo, Says Security Firm


The hackers who stole the data of hundreds of millions of Yahoo users two years ago were two cybercriminal gangs, InfoArmor reported Wednesday. That finding contradicts the notion that state-sponsored actors were behind the attack, which Yahoo suggested earlier this month when it disclosed the breach. Further, the number of users’ records stolen is closer to 1 billion than to the 500 million Yahoo acknowledged, according to InfoArmor. However, much of the data is useless, the firm said.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83948.html?rss=1

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Pokemon NO . . . Cemeteries chide gamers who trample sacred ground

Cemeteries across the country are targeting the new walking dead . . . the hundreds of Pokemon GO gamers descending on sacred ground to catch the sought-after critters.

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Apple pulls back the curtain on its secretive chip development operation

Article Image The engineering team responsible for the custom silicon that powers hundreds of millions of Apple’s iOS devices is the latest beneficiary of the company’s relatively newfound openness.

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Report: Apple Has Assembled a Crack Team of VR and AR Experts


Apple reportedly has hired a team of hundreds of workers as part of a plan to develop a new set of virtual reality headsets. The report came on the heels of Oculus VR finally taking preorders on its Rift virtual reality system, which it is offering for $599. The Rift is scheduled to begin shipping on March 28. Apple has poached a number of experts in the field from other companies, including Microsoft and Lytro, according to the report. Apple also reportedly acquired Flyby Media, a firm that specializes in augmented reality.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83059.html?rss=1

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How virtual reality could change moviegoing

You’re standing on the edge of a cliff, hundreds of feet above a snaking river. Your palms are sweaty. Your heart is beating fast.


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Tim Cook, Apple employees volunteer at San Jose elementary school for MLK Day

Article Image Apple CEO Tim Cook joined hundreds of Apple employees in honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday by volunteering time in a renovation effort at Santee Elementary School in San Diego, Calif.

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Oregon police bust crime ring attempting to ship $750K+ worth of iPhones to Hong Kong

Article Image Tipped off by a suspect buying hundreds of iPhones with Apple gift cards, police in Oregon have cracked down on an organized crime ring that they say was shipping handsets to Hong Kong where they were to be sold on the black market.

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