Dell and Apple are the big winners in second-quarter notebook sales

Apple recorded a marked increase in its notebook sales between Q1 and Q2, and is poised to do the same again in Q3 thanks to strong response to its various MacBook refreshes and upgrades.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/15/dell-and-apple-are-big-winners-in-second-quarter-notebook-sales.html

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: GPU Performance Tracking, Xbox Live Boost

Windows 10 desktop

If you’ve ever wanted to track GPU usage the same way we can check CPU usage through the Windows 10 Task Manager, it’s finally happening.

The post Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: GPU Performance Tracking, Xbox Live Boost appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251394-next-windows-10-update-will-add-gpu-performance-tracking-xbox-live-network-support?source=Computing

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UFO spotted over Paris beaming down flashing light

A new video has appeared of a cigar-shaped ship hovering over Paris, potentially the same ship which was spotted over China and Australia several years ago.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/05/ufo-spotted-over-paris-beaming-down-flashing-light.html

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UFO sighting? Video purportedly showing massive light over Paris raises questions

A new video has appeared of a cigar-shaped ship hovering over Paris, potentially the same ship which was spotted over China and Australia several years ago.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/05/ufo-sighting-video-purportedly-showing-massive-light-over-paris-raises-questions.html

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DIY: Extending WiFi throughout your house

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As more of our networking moves from wired to WiFi, at the same time as bandwidth demands continue to increase, it may be time to look at providing more effective wireless coverage throughout your home or office.

The post DIY: Extending WiFi throughout your house appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/240202-diy-extending-wifi-throughout-house?source=Computing

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World record: Bolt of lightning was 200 miles long, experts say

Lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice– or so the expression goes– but sometimes it does something amazing enough to break a record.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/19/world-record-bolt-lightning-was-200-miles-long-experts-say.html

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The science behind the Samsung Galaxy Note 7's battery fires

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is suffering the same fate as countless hoverboards — there are reports that some phones have been bursting into flames, prompting Samsung is issue a recall and the U.S

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/13/science-behind-samsung-galaxy-note-7s-battery-fires.html

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Lytro’s new Cinema camera will allow 3D movies to be shot using light fields

Lytro cinema
Lytro aims to bring the same powerful light field technology to traditional movie makers that it is already planning to provide VR content creators

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/226386-lytros-new-cinema-camera-will-allow-3d-movies-to-be-shot-using-light-fields

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Rumor calls for 256GB option on iPhone 7 Plus, but some details sound implausible

Article Image The same Chinese website that detailed purported specifications for an upcoming iPhone 6c has now claimed that Apple’s flagship iPhone 7 Plus will ship later this year with a 265GB storage option. However, the site’s historical credibility is questionable.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4c994e4b/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C160C0A10C0A20Crumor0Ecalls0Efor0E256gb0Eoption0Eon0Eiphone0E70Eplus/story01.htm

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'iPhone 6c' to boast larger battery than iPhone 5s, 2GB of RAM, production to start in Jan. – report

Article Image Though Apple’s new 4-inch iPhone will sport the same screen size as the iPhone 5s, it will feature a number of internal improvements, including more RAM, a faster A9 processor, and a larger battery, according to a new report.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4c88038c/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C120C290Ciphone0E6c0Eto0Eboast0Elarger0Ebattery0Ethan0Eiphone0E5s0E2gb0Eof0Eram0Eproduction0Eto0Estart0Ein0Ejan0E0E0Ereport/story01.htm

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