Google air conditioner design could let you see straight through the machine

Looking to fix many of the problems associated with traditional window aid conditioner designs, Google’s newly filed patent would go fanless and even provide an interior window to let you receive more natural light.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/10/google-air-conditioner-design-could-let-see-straight-through-machine.html

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New Apple MacBook Pro banned from bar exams in multiple states thanks to Touch Bar

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Apple’s new Touch Bar is causing problems for MacBook Pro users who intended to use their new hardware to sit for bar exams. Multiple states have banned the new systems or restricted their use due to concerns about cheating.

The post New Apple MacBook Pro banned from bar exams in multiple states thanks to Touch Bar appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243691-new-macbook-pro-banned-bar-exams-multiple-states-thanks-apples-new-touch-bar?source=Computing

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Apple now investigating Consumer Reports MacBook Pro battery life results

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Apple has said it’s looking into the battery problems reported by Consumer Reports. A comprehensive explanation of the phenomenon remains scarce.

The post Apple now investigating Consumer Reports MacBook Pro battery life results appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/241646-apple-now-investigating-consumer-reports-macbook-pro-battery-life-results?source=Computing

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Apple ‘fixed’ the MacBook Pro’s battery life issue by removing the ‘time remaining’ clock

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Apple has dealt with the problems related to battery life in macOS Sierra by removing the “time remaining” estimation that tells you how much battery life your system has left. If you think this seems like an odd way to address the problem, you’re not alone.

The post Apple ‘fixed’ the MacBook Pro’s battery life issue by removing the ‘time remaining’ clock appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/241020-apple-fixed-macbook-pros-battery-life-issue-removing-time-remaining-clock?source=Computing

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Apple’s MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has some serious battery life problems

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Apple’s latest laptops are suffering some significant battery life problems, and there’s no known common issue to tie them all together. Some systems have AMD GPUs, but not all of them, and the problem appears to be cropping up on both 13-inch and 15-inch hardware.

The post Apple’s MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has some serious battery life problems appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/240728-apples-new-macbook-pro-touch-bar-massive-battery-life-problems?source=Computing

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Using hardware queues to break the multi-core CPU bottleneck

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One of the major problems with multicore scaling is the communications bottleneck associated with cache coherency. These issues may be addressable — and if they are, it could significantly improve multi-core scaling in the future.

The post Using hardware queues to break the multi-core CPU bottleneck appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/238586-using-hardware-queues-break-multi-core-bottleneck?source=Computing

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Kindle ebook readers are crashing Windows 10 PCs post-Anniversary Update

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Microsoft’s new Anniversary Update has mostly rolled out without problems, but Kindle owners are reporting significant issues with the Paperwhite and Voyage. Plugging these devices into Windows 10 AU systems can BSOD the OS.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/234520-kindle-ebook-readers-are-crashing-windows-10-pcs-post-anniversary-update

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'Game of Thrones' Streaming Problems Add to Cord-Cutting Dilemma

The problems people experienced on April 24 streaming the blockbuster season premiere of “Game of Thrones” using HBO Go or HBO Now might explain why millions of Americans stick with cable even th…

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/25/game-thrones-streaming-problems-add-to-cord-cutting-dilemma.html

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Swarm Intelligence could level the playing field between man and machine

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The problems of the future, as encapsulated by global warming and environmental degradation, will require forms of intelligence and cooperation far beyond what we currently have in place, and methods like those of swarm intelligence might just hold the answer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/222171-swarm-intelligence-could-level-the-playing-field-between-man-and-machine

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Apple Music down for some listeners, asking others to resubscribe [u]

Article Image Some Apple Music listeners are currently experiencing serious problems with the service, including not being able to stream anything at all, according to numerous grievances on Twitter. [Updated]

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Windows 10’s broken fall update removes user-installed applications without asking first

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Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 update is causing problems for at least some users, and uninstalling programs without the user’s consent or evidence of a problem.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/218570-windows-10s-broken-fall-update-removes-user-installed-applications-without-asking-first

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Southwest Heaves Sigh of Relief as Customer Service Returns to Normal


Southwest Airlines on Monday announced it was operating on a normal schedule after technical problems delayed hundreds of flights on Sunday. A computer glitch related to the technical systems that powered its customer service operations — specifically its reservation system — apparently was to blame. Southwest teams worked throughout the night to solve the problem, the airline said. Approximately 836 of 3,355 flights scheduled on Sunday — or about 25 percent — were affected. Long lines and delays were reported at airports in L.A. and D.C.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82601.html?rss=1

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Apple announces repair program for blurry iPhone 6 Plus cameras

Consumers who have experienced image quality problems with their iPhone 6 Plus’s iSight camera may be eligible for a free repair, as Apple on Friday acknowledged a problem with a “small percentage” of units and will replace the affected component free of charge.

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4 Days Left: Free AppleCare with all early-2015 13" MacBook Pros, plus $119-$200 off custom configurations

[Problems with these deals have been corrected] For the next 4 Days or until supplies run out, readers can get 3 years of AppleCare free plus instant discounts on all of Apple’s standard early-2015 13″ MacBook Pros, or save between $119 and $200 on select custom configurations with exclusive coupon codes. In each case, these deals deliver the lowest prices ever for each of these new models.

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