Microsoft’s Latest App Update Drives Negative Reviews in Windows Store

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You know people have to be upset when they’re going to the trouble of leaving reviews in the Microsoft Store.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257383-microsofts-latest-app-update-drives-negative-reviews-windows-store?source=Computing

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E-Cigarettes Can Be Used to Hack Computers, Could Encourage Them to Start Smoking

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E-cigarettes aren’t just an alternative to smoking — they’re also a way to run malware on a PC or potentially destroy it altogether.

The post E-Cigarettes Can Be Used to Hack Computers, Could Encourage Them to Start Smoking appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250997-e-cigarettes-can-used-hack-computers-encourage-start-smoking?source=Computing

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To drink coffee in space, NASA astronauts have to 'suck the balls'

As if being in space wasn’t hard enough on an astronaut’s body, they’re forced to drink coffee in a ghastly manner. By making balls and then sucking on them.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/09/to-drink-coffee-in-space-nasa-astronauts-have-to-suck-balls.html

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Nokia, Apple exploring health tech partnership after patent fight

Apple and Nokia have ended their patent fight and said they’re planning to explore ‘future collaboration in digital health initiatives.’

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/23/nokia-apple-exploring-health-tech-partnership-after-patent-fight.html

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With Kaby Lake, Intel finally brings Hyper-Threading to its Pentium-branded processors

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They’re the first Pentium-branded processors to support Hyper-Threading since Intel retired the Pentium 4 brand, and we suspect AMD’s upcoming Ryzen probably had something to do with the announcement.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242498-kaby-lake-intel-finally-brings-hyper-threading-pentium-branded-processors?source=Computing

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Her ex sent her a blender, and hilarious Craigslist ad resulted

“Who buys someone they’re dumping a Vitamix?” That’s the question of a Brooklyn woman selling a certified reconditioned 5200 series Vitamix online, Daily Dot reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/26/her-ex-sent-her-blender-and-hilarious-craigslist-ad-resulted.html

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Report: Facebook, Google automatically blocking extremist content

Content-detection systems can find copyrighted material pretty easily; now they’re allegedly being used to remove extremist content.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/27/report-facebook-google-automatically-blocking-extremist-content.html

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Intel launches Broadwell-based Xeons with up to 24 cores, 60MB L3 cache, 3D XPoint

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Intel’s new Broadwell-EX CPUs feature up to 24 cores, new RAS features, support for stacked 3D DRAM, and they’re drop-in replacements for motherboards that support the Xeon E7 v3 family.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/229650-intel-launches-broadwell-based-xeons-with-up-to-24-cores-60mb-l3-cache-3d-xpoint

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How the Dark Web's favorite anonymity tool got hacked

Ask any hacker about the best ways to stay anonymous online and they’re very likely to mention something called Tor. Tor (a.k.a., The Onion Router) is free software that keeps your online activity anonymous by routing your traffic through several different servers before sending it through to your computer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/02/how-dark-webs-favorite-anonymity-tool-got-hacked.html

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The most important new Nexus feature that Google didn’t talk about

The Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X both look like they’re packed with great new features but one featured that Google didn’t really touch on in its big announcement was the inclusion of LTE-Advanced technology in both phones. OpenSignal points out that the specs sheets for both devices claim that they’re capable of connecting to LTE category 6 networks, which means they can deliver peak speeds of 300Mbps.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/01/most-important-new-nexus-feature-that-google-didnt-talk-about/

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As drones gain popularity, the UK and NASA plan to develop a UAV tracking system

U.K. lawmakers want to track the consumer and commercial use of drones and they’re turning to NASA for help, reports the New York Times.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/17/as-drones-gain-popularity-uk-and-nasa-plan-to-develop-uav-tracking-system/

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