Amazon's delivery drones could live on trains and ships, latest patent shows

Amazon has patented a range of ideas related to its drone delivery service, some wackier than others. The latest describes a network of train- and ship-based facilities to maintain its drones and also act as a hub for deliveries.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/08/amazons-delivery-drones-could-live-on-trains-and-ships-latest-patent-shows.html

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Microsoft’s guidance for Windows PCs in 2017 won’t reverse sales decline

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Microsoft has laid out its ideas for the hardware designs it wants OEMs to pursue in 2017. The problem is, there’s really nothing in the company’s guidelines that’s going to move product.

The post Microsoft’s guidance for Windows PCs in 2017 won’t reverse sales decline appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243763-microsofts-guidance-windows-machines-2017-will-nothing-reverse-pc-sales-decline?source=Computing

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Nike's wacky-looking chair would be a boon for athletes

At first glance, it looks like a chair with ideas way above its station. But look closer and you’ll see there’s good reason for its outlandish design. This is Nike’s “Microclimate Chair” with tech that it says can enhance the performance of top athletes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/09/nikes-wacky-looking-chair-would-be-boon-for-athletes.html

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Cheap flights: Best day to book, top sites and insider secrets

There are plenty of ideas out there to make long-range travel cheaper and faster, such as Elon Musk’s Hyperloop and supersonic airliners. But until they actually arrive, we’re stuck with regular air travel, which can take all day and put a serious dent in your bank account.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/06/cheap-flights-best-day-to-book-top-sites-and-insider-secrets.html

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Airbus patent detaches the cabin from the airplane

Plane manufacturers have come up with some interesting ideas. The latest: Turn cabins — the part of the plane where you sit — into detachable modules separate from the planes. Then mix and match ’em, and you save all kinds of time and money, Airbus says.


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Samsung takes Apple obsession to next level with new Galaxy ad

Samsung has been known to borrow Apple’s ideas from time to time, an effective — if not entirely inspired — strategy considering massive iPhone, iPad and now Watch demand. But its latest advertisement for the new Galaxy S6 edge, basically an amalgamation of Apple Watch promo videos, dials the homage up to 11.



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Mark Zuckerberg wants your help picking his 'personal challenge' for 2015

If you have too many awesome New Year’s resolution ideas to use them all yourself, consider giving one to Mark Zuckerberg.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/12/31/mark-zuckerberg-wants-your-help-picking-his-personal-challenge-for-2015/

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