Is Google's viral art app racist?

The latest update to Google’s Arts & Culture app created a viral sensation by allowing users to compare their selfies to museum portraits, but has also sparked concerns about racial bias.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/26/is-googles-viral-art-app-racist.html

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Apple iOS 11 update will allow storage of health records on your phone

Apple iOS 11.3 update gets poked and prodded, Samsung’s Galaxy S9 smartphones get a launch date, BYU imaging researchers are our only hope.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/26/apple-ios-11-update-will-allow-storage-health-records-on-your-phone.html

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Apple's latest iOS update lets you turn off battery throttling, among other features

Apple said Wednesday that a major update for its iPhone software is coming this spring, including a modification that addresses performance of older iPhones and another that adds new augmented reality features.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/24/apples-latest-ios-update-lets-turn-off-battery-throttling-among-other-features.html

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Apple's Tim Cook says next iOS update will allow users to disable battery throttling

The next update to iOS 11 will allow Apple users to disable the battery performance throttling on their device, a move that comes after the tech firm admitted in December that it intentionally slows down iPhones as they age to prevent issues with batteries.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/18/apples-tim-cook-says-next-ios-update-will-allow-users-to-disable-battery-throttling.html

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Google app compares selfies to museum portraits, goes viral

The latest update to Google’s Arts & Culture app has created a viral sensation by allowing users to compare their selfies to museum portraits.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/15/google-app-compares-selfies-to-museum-portraits-goes-viral.html

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HP Caught Installing Spyware on Windows 10 PCs Without Permission

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HP is pushing an update (possibly through Windows Update itself) that installs a telemetry tracker on your system — and it’s doing so without every informing customers that the software has been installed, or explaining what it does.

The post HP Caught Installing Spyware on Windows 10 PCs Without Permission appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259605-hp-caught-installing-spyware-windows-10-systems-without-permission-notification?source=Computing

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Leaves Up to 30GB in Installation Files

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he new OS version isn’t a radical change from the previous Creators Update, but it does introduce some new features and improvements to Edge, OneDrive, GPU monitoring–and, apparently, up to 30GB of install data that it leaves behind.

The post Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Leaves Up to 30GB in Installation Files appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257737-windows-10-fall-creators-update-leaves-30gb-installation-files?source=Computing

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Launches With Mixed Reality Support

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Windows 10’s Fall Creators Update is now available, with a range of improvements and additional features.

The post Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Launches With Mixed Reality Support appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257597-windows-10-fall-creators-update-now-available-adds-edge-onedrive-features-mixed-reality-support?source=Computing

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Has Windows 10 Overtaken Windows 7 Yet? Depends Who You Ask

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In the latest update of market share, Windows 10 appears to be closing the gap with Windows 7. However, Microsoft says it caught up earlier this year. So, what’s going on?

The post Has Windows 10 Overtaken Windows 7 Yet? Depends Who You Ask appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256856-windows-10-overtaken-windows-7-yet-depends-ask?source=Computing

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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.

The post Microsoft Makes Windows 10 Creators Update Available to All appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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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