Get ready for Hurricane Irma: 10 essentials for sheltering at home

Turn your home into a hurricane defiant fortress … if you are not planning to evacuate from the path of a hurricane, then sheltering in place still means you absolutely need to gear up and get ready.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/08/get-ready-for-hurricane-irma-10-essentials-for-sheltering-at-home.html

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Tech Q&A: Best smart home devices

I want a smart home that lets me remotely control temperatures, turn on the lights and use a code instead of a key to get into my house. There are so many different products. What are the best smart home gadgets?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/16/tech-q-best-smart-home-devices.html

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iPhone turns 10: Here are some key facts about the iconic device

As the iPhone turns 10, it’s helped turn Apple into the most valuable company in the world. It’s also changed the way people work, communicate and play.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/29/iphone-turns-10-here-are-some-key-facts-about-iconic-device.html

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Silence the political rants on your Facebook feed

Facebook didn’t start out as a political pulpit, and there’s no reason it has to be one. If you turn to Facebook to relax and share recipes, photos and life updates with your closest friends, that is absolutely your right. But at the same time, you don’t necessarily want to unfriend people you care about because they happen to be blowhards.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/18/silence-political-rants-on-your-facebook-feed.html

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Stereolabs Linq aims to be the world’s first true ‘mixed-reality’ headset

Stereolabs Linq MR headset prototype

Stereolabs aims to turn your living room into a battlefield with its Linq mixed-reality headset

The post Stereolabs Linq aims to be the world’s first true ‘mixed-reality’ headset appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/239637-embargo-noon-eastern-stereolabs-linq-aims-worlds-first-true-mixed-reality-headset?source=Computing

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Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: Which robot do you let into your life?

When the robots turn against us, I’ll likely regret saying this but… you should make a talking speaker part of your family.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/14/google-home-vs-amazon-echo-which-robot-do-let-into-your-life.html

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WhatsApp encryption is affecting FBI's work in 'huge ways'

WhatsApp’s decision to turn on encryption for its billion-plus users is certainly giving the FBI headaches. FBI Director James Comey says we can expect to see more litigation surrounding encrypted devices in the future.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/13/whatsapp-encryption-is-affecting-fbis-work-in-huge-ways.html

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Please Hold the Music


Remember when your mother used to yell up the stairs to get you to turn your music down? Sometimes, in the age before sensitivity awareness, your dad would do the yelling and he’d substitute noise for music. Ah, the good old days. Too bad they aren’t here right now yelling at vendors. ConsumerAffairs.com is the brainchild of James R. Hood, a former Washington, D.C., journalist and public affairs guy. It’s located in Lake Tahoe, according to the website, so I’m just guessing that it’s the retirement project for Mr. Hood.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83333.html?rss=1

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Microsoft attempt at artificial intelligence becomes Hitler-loving, misogynistic PR disaster

Article Image It took only 24 hours for a Microsoft artificial intelligence project to turn from a typical tweeting teenage girl into a hate spewing, offensive public relations debacle, thanks to coordinated attacks on the learning software.

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Apple invention turns Apple Watch into urgent care alert system

Article Image A patent application published Thursday suggests Apple is working to turn Apple Watch into a full-fledged medical device, one that can monitor a user’s vital signs and automatically send out an alert should they need urgent care.

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