Send money: iPhone and iPads set to update as Apple iOS11 goes live

Cupertino officially releases the Apple iOS11 update for iPhones and iPads, Intel has its sights set on driverless car tech, Amazon adds Alexa to their top Fire tablet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/19/send-money-iphone-and-ipads-set-to-update-as-apple-ios11-goes-live.html

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Should Windows 10 Power Users Shut Off Windows Update?

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Windows 10 users can still ‘opt-out’ of updates by turning Windows Update off altogether. Can you get away with doing so, without risking major security problems?

The post Should Windows 10 Power Users Shut Off Windows Update? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/255686-windows-10-power-users-shut-off-windows-update?source=Computing

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iOS 11 will make it impossible for cops to force you to unlock your phone

The rollout of iOS 11 is fast approaching, and with the beta version of the new update already in the hands of many testers we were bound to discover things that Apple had kept secret.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/22/ios-11-will-make-it-impossible-for-cops-to-force-to-unlock-your-phone.html

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Airbnb ‘Smart Locks’ Bricked By Bad Firmware Update

Smart lock company Lockstate mistakenly sent a firmware update out to a set of “smart locks” that should never have received it, bricking the devices in the process. Expected replacement time? Between 5 – 18 days.

The post Airbnb ‘Smart Locks’ Bricked By Bad Firmware Update appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254177-internet-things-smart-locks-bricked-bad-firmware-update?source=Computing

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Nintendo's Switch battery problem takes hours to fix

Switch firmware update 3.0.1 fixes the problem, but the process involves repeatedly charging and draining your battery for a day… or two (no, I’m not kidding).

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/01/nintendos-switch-battery-problem-takes-hours-to-fix.html

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Microsoft Boosts Phone Linking in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

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The Fall Creators Update already packs a number of new features and abilities, but MS apparently isn’t done adding new options quite yet.

The post Microsoft Boosts Phone Linking in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253270-microsoft-adds-smartphone-linking-new-features-windows-10s-fall-creators-update?source=Computing

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Microsoft Makes Windows 10 Creators Update Available to All

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Microsoft is making the Creators Update available to all qualifying machines, while simultaneously reorganizing how it delivers updates across the Windows and Office ecosystems.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253256-microsoft-makes-windows-10s-creators-update-fully-available-simplifies-update-cadence?source=Computing

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AMD Launches Massive Radeon Driver Update 17.7.2

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AMD launched a major driver update with a suite of improvements for gamers and professional developers alike.

The post AMD Launches Massive Radeon Driver Update 17.7.2 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/253185-amd-launches-major-radeon-software-17-7-2?source=Computing

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Latest AMD Ryzen BIOS Updates Really Boost Game Performance

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AMD’s new AGESA 1.0.0.6 update has shipped out to motherboard manufacturers and there look to be a fair number of performance improvements and additional memory timing options now available for adjustment.

The post Latest AMD Ryzen BIOS Updates Really Boost Game Performance appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252576-latest-round-ryzen-bios-updates-improves-performance-adds-features?source=Computing

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Microsoft ‘Autopilot’ Management Tools to Debut in Fall Creators Update

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Microsoft is adding a new set of Autopilot deployment tools and security systems to the Fall Creators Update.

The post Microsoft ‘Autopilot’ Management Tools to Debut in Fall Creators Update appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251896-microsoft-will-deploy-new-management-tools-dubbed-autopilot-fall-creators-update?source=Computing

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Politicians can see who their voters are with this new Facebook update

A Facebook Town Hall update allow politicians to see who actually lives in the district they represent in three features launched Wednesday. The update allows politicians to see which commenters actually live in their district.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/08/politicians-can-see-who-their-voters-are-with-this-new-facebook-update.html

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Microsoft Set to Unveil New Surface Pro With No USB-C or Thunderbolt

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Microsoft is prepping an update to its Surface Pro 4, but the company won’t be making any dramatic changes to its hardware.

The post Microsoft Set to Unveil New Surface Pro With No USB-C or Thunderbolt appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249628-microsoft-set-unveil-new-surface-pro-no-usb-c-thunderbolt-support?source=Computing

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Microsoft to Revamp Windows 10’s Look With Fall Creators Update

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Microsoft announced the new update at the Build conference, and it might look a lot different.

The post Microsoft to Revamp Windows 10’s Look With Fall Creators Update appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249164-microsoft-announces-fall-windows-10-creators-update?source=Computing

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ARM-based Windows 10 Devices Expected to Launch in Late 2017

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Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf provided an update on the future of Windows on ARM in a recent investor call, saying the first Qualcomm-based Windows PCs will be available at the end of this year.

The post ARM-based Windows 10 Devices Expected to Launch in Late 2017 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248132-arm-based-windows-10-devices-expected-launch-late-2017?source=Computing

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Windows 10 Creators Update review roundup: mostly positive, but not quite perfect

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Windows 10 Creators Update reviews have hit the web. We’ve rounded up the thoughts of multiple sites and condensed them into one article.

The post Windows 10 Creators Update review roundup: mostly positive, but not quite perfect appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246762-windows-10-creators-update-review-roundup-mostly-positive-not-quite-perfect?source=Computing

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Microsoft may be blocking Windows 7, 8.1 updates on new Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Ryzen systems

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Windows may be refusing to update on Kaby Lake or Ryzen systems, but the exact situation is unclear. If you’ve installed a pre-Windows 10 OS to one of these products and attempted to update it, was it successful? Drop in and let us know.

The post Microsoft may be blocking Windows 7, 8.1 updates on new Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Ryzen systems appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246049-microsoft-may-blocking-windows-7-8-1-updates-new-intel-kaby-lake-amd-ryzen-systems?source=Computing

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Future Windows 10 updates will require 35-65% less space, offer better Windows Update controls

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Microsoft’s Creators Update will introduce better update controls and install new software that will drastically reduce the size of future updates. Those of you on a metered connection can breathe a bit easier.

The post Future Windows 10 updates will require 35-65% less space, offer better Windows Update controls appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245392-future-windows-updates-will-require-35-65-less-space-offer-better-windows-update-controls?source=Computing

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Twitter kills off latest safety update after wave of negative feedback

Twitter is reversing a safety update aimed at combatting harassment on its site after it was criticized by users of the social platform. Twitter quickly admitted that the change was a”misstep” on its part.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/14/twitter-kills-off-latest-safety-update-after-wave-negative-feedback.html

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