YouTube revamps Restricted Mode feature that sparked outrage over LGBT content

YouTube has made changes to its Restricted Mode, which is designed to hide objectionable content, after the feature sparked intense criticism of the video sharing service.

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Early Windows 10 Game Mode testing shows performance regressions, minimal improvement

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Microsoft’s Game Mode gets put to the test — what kind of improvements, if any, can users expect?

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Apple may integrate new custom ARM cores into future Macs, but x86 swap still unlikely

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Apple may be working on a new low-power chip to offload standby mode to an ARM core instead of an Intel one. Is this a sign that the company is prepping a wholesale shift away from x86? We discuss the likelihood and the difficulty of such a move.

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Now we know what Microsoft’s upcoming ‘Game Mode’ for Windows 10 will do

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We now know what Microsoft’s Game Mode does, at least in part. Performance impact estimates are extremely modest.

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Microsoft is developing its own quantum computer hardware

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Microsoft has been working on quantum computing for years, but the company is coming out of stealth mode now and taking a more active role in quantum computer development. It wants to build a theoretical type of machine known as a topological quantum computer, despite the difficulty of doing so.

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New malware takes advantage of Windows ‘God Mode’ to evade detection

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God Mode can make your computer more powerful with a batch of handy shortcuts, but the same trick is now being exploited by malware.

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Why Apple's Night Shift in iOS 9.3 will help you get a better night's sleep

Article Image It’s easy to dismiss Apple’s new Night Shift mode — introduced in iOS 9.3 — as a gimmicky bolt-on, but it’s actually a helpful feature rooted in years of sleep science.

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Move over Tesla: the fastest street-legal EV is now a Corvette Z06

When you think of fast electric vehicles, the Tesla Model S and its “Ludicrous Mode” probably come to mind, and rightly so.

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Safari gets developer-focused tune-up in iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4

Article Image User-facing features — like the new Night Shift mode — stole the spotlight during Monday’s surprise preview of Apple’s next iOS release, but web developers have a few things of their own to smile about in Safari 9.1.

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Apple invents natural tap-based gesture input for nudging onscreen objects, selecting text

A patent granted to Apple on Tuesday reveals a novel mode of mobile device gesture input that turns taps detected on non-touchscreen surfaces, like the side of an iPhone, into granular on-screen controls.

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Apple Watch to reportedly offer 'Power Reserve' to help extend battery life

Apple will offer a low power mode on Apple Watch to help boost it through longer days, according to a new report that also takes a stab at dispelling rumors that the company may have elected to all some long-rumored sensors last minute.



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Reddit community saves life of suicidal teen

Minecraft gamers kicked into real-life survival mode on Sunday when a fellow player who IDed himself as a teen “crippled” by depression and social anxiety posted desperate messages on Reddit.

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Next-gen USB 3.1 Type-C connector will support DisplayPort, 5K video output

The new USB 3.0 reversible Type-C connector will also support DisplayPort Alternate Mode with screen resolutions of “4K and beyond,” the standards setting group behind the technology announced on Monday.



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iOS 8 first look video: Time-lapse mode in Apple's updated Camera app

The native Camera app in Apple’s iOS 8 comes with an all-new time-lapse photography mode, allowing users to record a scene for a length of time and have it automatically sped up to play back as a video with minimal effort.



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