Microsoft Kills Windows 10 Feature Updates For Older CPUs

Intel Atom Z2580, Clover Trail+

Over two years ago, Microsoft promised to provide Windows 10 updates to all hardware over the supported lifetime of the device. That vague phrase has begun to have consequences.

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Samsung's Siri-killer is finally available on the Galaxy S8

Prior to the phone’s launch, Samsung promised to roll out Bixby’s voice capabilities in the US ‘later this spring.’ Now, the capability has finally arrived.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/19/samsungs-siri-killer-is-finally-available-on-galaxy-s8.html

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FTC's Lawsuit Should Make You Feel Very Insecure About the IoT


Even though D-Link expressly promised that many of its wireless devices had the highest level of security available, the Federal Trade Commission last month filed a lawsuit that alleges otherwise. The FTC filing includes copies of online marketing materials and technical specifications for D-Link’s products, and flatly declares that “thousands of Defendants’ routers and cameras have been vulnerable to attacks that subject consumers’ sensitive personal information and local networks to a significant risk of unauthorized access.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84302.html?rss=1

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Plume ships its value-priced entry into the mesh Wi-Fi fray

Plumes small pods come in packs to serve a home

Plume promised value-priced, easy-to-use, whole-home Wi-Fi with a stylish design. Now it is delivering.

The post Plume ships its value-priced entry into the mesh Wi-Fi fray appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/240570-plume-ships-value-priced-entry-mesh-wifi-fray?source=Computing

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HP backtracks on third-party ink cartridges, reserves right to lock them out it in the future

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HP has promised to revert its firmware lockout that prevents customers from using third-party ink cartridges — but refuses to say it won’t put that lock back at a future time.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/236476-hp-will-restore-third-party-ink-cartridge-compatibility-for-now-reserves-right-to-revoke-it-in-the-future?source=Computing

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Abuse of Trust, Lack of Transparency: HP Shows How to Kill the IoT


There’s been a lot of virtual ink spilled about the glorious future promised by the Internet of Things: just-in-time service, data-assisted performance optimization, automatic software upgrades, and a host of other hands-off solutions that make life easier for customers and results better for businesses. Over the last 18 months, many have come to see the IoT as an inevitability: It’s just the way things will be done in the very near future. Sixty-five percent of all enterprises already are using the IoT. Nothing’s gonna stop it, right?

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83928.html?rss=1

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Apple issues iPhone security update after spyware discovery

The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor’s iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the United Arab Emirates’ prisons. All Mansoor had to do was click the link.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/25/apple-issues-iphone-security-update-after-spyware-discovery.html

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tvOS 9.2 now available for Apple TV with features like folders, voice improvements & more

Article Image As promised, Apple on Monday released the finished tvOS 9.2 update, making a broad assortment of improvements to the fourth-generation Apple TV.

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Apple Pencil navigation returns to iPad Pro with iOS 9.3 beta 5

Article Image As promised, beta testers can once again use the Apple Pencil to navigate on iPad Pro with the latest build of iOS 9.3, with functionality restored before the software is released to the public.

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Apple Pencil navigation returns to iPad Pro with iOS 9.3 beta 5

Article Image As promised, beta testers can once again use the Apple Pencil to navigate on iPad Pro with the latest build of iOS 9.3, with functionality restored before the software is released to the public.

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Tim Cook calls FBI backdoor demand 'dangerous,' vows to fight case

Article Image Apple chief executive Tim Cook has promised to oppose a court order that would have the company create a compromised version of iOS with weakened encryption, the result of FBI requests for help in accessing data stored on an iPhone 5c used by a gunman in the San Bernardino shooting.

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Oculus announces first Rift bundles, certified PCs

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Oculus has unveiled its first certified PCs as promised, though there’s been some confusion regarding price points and bundles. We’ll help you sort it out.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/222774-oculus-announces-first-rift-bundles-certified-pcs

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Apple kicks off iPad Pro preorders online, in-store pickup starts today

Article Image As promised, Apple on Wednesday initiated preorders sales of its all new iPad Pro, the company’s first ever 12.9-inch tablet with Smart Connector and support for Apple Pencil, announcing immediate in-store availability.

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Microsoft Edge will not get extension support until next year

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At the time of release, Microsoft promised that it will soon be bringing the extension feature on-board, but it turns out that it has been delayed to mid-2016. It will most probably be rolled out with the Windows 10 “Redstone” update.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/216918-microsoft-edge-will-not-get-extension-support-until-next-year

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Apple TV now available for preorder, first deliveries arrive Friday

Article Image As promised, the new fourth-generation Apple TV became available for purchase Monday, with the first orders scheduled to arrive beginning this Friday, Oct. 30.

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1Password to change file formats after key file found to contain unencrypted data

Article Image 1Password makers AgileBits have promised to change one of the default file formats in the software in response to a blog post by Microsoft engineer Dale Myers, who revealed that an AgileKeychain file was displaying unencrypted metadata.

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Apple's iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus now available for preorder

As promised, Apple and its partner wireless carriers opened iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus preorders a minute after midnight on Saturday through their respective online storefronts, though Apple.com saw initial troubles.

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Apple Pay transaction limit increased to 30 pounds in UK

As promised when Apple Pay launched in the UK earlier this year, iPhone and Watch owners can now make touchless payments of up to 30 pounds without entering in a PIN number or signature.

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Updated Apple diversity numbers show growth in hires of black, female, and Hispanic workers

As promised, Apple on Thursday issued an updated diversity report, claiming that it hired the most diverse range of candidates in the past year than at any other point in its history.

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