Google Home Mini speakers had fault which allowed them to record everything

Smart speakers are only meant to listen when you want them to, which is why they have wake-up words and phrases.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/11/google-home-mini-speakers-had-fault-which-allowed-them-to-record-everything.html

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London police unveil 'Talon' to thwart car-ramming terror attacks

Authorities in London deployed new technology Sunday meant to thwart vehicle terror attacks, after a number of incidents in Europe over the past year where vehicles were used as weapons.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/12/london-police-unveil-talon-to-thwart-car-ramming-terror-attacks.html

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Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Pro for Workstations

Microsoft has announced a high-end Windows 10 SKU that’s meant to bridge the gap between server variants of the operating system and professional workstation alternatives.

The post Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Pro for Workstations appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254031-microsoft-launches-new-windows-10-variant-windows-10-pro-workstations?source=Computing

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Dell’s 27-inch Canvas Display Undercuts Surface Studio, Wacom Cintiq

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Dell has deployed a new display meant to cater to artistss and their workflows. The Dell Canvas is a 27-inch panel with 20 points of touch and its own pen and Surface Studio-inspired tools to make content creation easier — and cheaper — than what you might find elsewhere.

The post Dell’s 27-inch Canvas Display Undercuts Surface Studio, Wacom Cintiq appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Noctua Unveils Cooler Designs With Improved Midrange Performance

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Cooler manufacturer Noctua was at Computex this week, talking up new cutting-edge fan designs meant to boost performance at midrange decibel levels.

The post Noctua Unveils Cooler Designs With Improved Midrange Performance appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250252-noctua-unveils-new-fan-designs-improved-midrange-performance?source=Computing

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Mercedes is making its way into your home via solar energy storage partnership

The Mercedes-Benz name has long meant luxury in the automotive industry, but now it wants to bring that same cachet to your home and its energy needs. The German automaker has announced a strategic partnership with Vivint Solar.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/19/mercedes-is-making-its-way-into-your-home-via-solar-energy-storage-partnership.html

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Milwaukee woman says her Fitbit exploded on her arm while she was reading

Fitness wearables are meant to keep you healthy, not send you to the hospital. But alas, it would appear that a Fitbit has failed in its duties, as a woman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin alleged that her wearable exploded on her wrist.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/26/milwaukee-woman-says-her-fitbit-exploded-on-her-arm-while-was-reading.html

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How to take control of iOS autocorrect

Oh, autocorrect! Sometimes you’re so handy. You see the word “brain” and you know I meant “Brian.” You instantly switch letters around, turning nonsense into coherent words. You complete me – or, more accurately, you complete my sentences.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/22/how-to-take-control-ios-autocorrect.html

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Sex robots modeled on your favorite celebs set to take over the market

Leaps in technology have meant that even more shockingly realistic mechanical lovers will soon be on the market.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/05/sex-robots-modeled-on-your-favorite-celebs-set-to-take-over-market.html

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Shootout: Apple's new 9.7" iPad Pro vs. iPad Air 2

Article Image The new 9.7-inch iPad Pro is meant to be a successor to the iPad Air 2 as much as a cheaper alternative to its 12.9-inch sibling. But what separates the 9.7-inch Pro from its predecessor, and what’s unchanged?

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Apple's lead attorney frames encryption debate as digital arms race, says only US asking for privileged access

Article Image At a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday meant to shed light on the contentious encryption debate, Apple’s legal chief Bruce Sewell toed the company line with privacy rights and slippery slope arguments. He added, however, that America is the only country asking Apple to break its encryption amidst a wider cold war between tech industry players and nefarious agents.

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Apple to host artistic iPhone photography & iPad illustration workshops at retail stores

Article Image Apple is beginning a new series of retail workshops meant to teach its customers more artistic skills, not just technical ones, according to an announcement.

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Strangling Superfish: Microsoft will block ad-injection software to prevent attacks

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Microsoft has announced new restrictions on adware meant to curb some of the industry’s worst excesses, but is Redmond fighting a losing battle?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/220080-strangling-superfish-microsoft-will-block-ad-injection-software-to-prevent-attacks

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Teen becomes internationally famous after his homemade clock is mistaken for a bomb

School’s meant to be a place of ingenuity.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/17/teen-becomes-internationally-famous-after-his-homemade-clock-is-mistaken-for/

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Olloclip introduces Studio camera case & accessories for iPhone 6 & 6 Plus

Olloclip on Wednesday announced its new Studio accessory system, meant to enhance the use of its add-on lenses for iPhones, including a ruggedized case with kickstand and new mounts.

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Photos for Mac launches with OS X 10.10.3, replaces iPhoto and Aperture

With OS X 10.10.3, Apple’s new Photos app, meant to replace both iPhoto and Aperture for people managing photos and video clips on their Mac, is now available to all Yosemite users.



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BlackBerry Passport smart phone focuses squarely on business users

BlackBerry hopes to reshape smart-phone design with its new Passport, a square-shaped phone meant for business users.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/09/24/blackberry-passport-smart-phone-focuses-squarely-on-business-users/

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BlackBerry Passport smart phone focuses squarely on business users

BlackBerry hopes to reshape smart-phone design with its new Passport, a square-shaped phone meant for business users.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/09/24/blackberry-passport-smart-phone-focuses-squarely-on-business-users/

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L.A. residents call 911 to complain about Facebook outage

Easily one of the silliest reasons to call a number meant for life-threatening emergencies, a number of Los Angeles residents started calling 911 when Facebook wouldn’t load on their mobile devices and computers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/04/la-residents-call-11-to-complain-about-facebook-outage/

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