Elon Musk shows off Boring Company elevator for the first time

With Elon Musk, nothing is ever boring – except if it’s his company.Musk, who is the CEO of infrastructure and tunneling company, The Boring Company, showed off the first footage of his company’s elevator, designed to alleviate traffic.

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NASA Computers from Apollo Era Found in Pittsburgh Basement

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Most of us don’t have anything really interesting in our basements, and certainly nothing of historical significance. In the case of a former engineer from Pittsburgh, his basement was home to a pair of NASA computers from the 1960s.

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Netflix Climbs the Growth Wave as Cable TV Slides

Things change quickly. A few short years ago, Netflix was nothing more than a mail order video rental business. Since then, it has been growing rapidly and changing. Believe it or not, Netflix today has more U.S. subscribers than cable TV. That’s an amazing accomplishment — and a major hit to traditional cable television. Netflix and cable TV are two different technologies on opposite sides of the growth wave. Cable TV has grown over several decades, but its growth wave has crested in recent years, and it now is on the decline.

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Why Watching Super Bowl LI at Home Will Be Even More Awesome Than Usual

Nothing is as exciting as actually being at the Super Bowl, but this year those of us watching from home will get to see something those at the game will miss: a view from inside the players’ hel…

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This multi-port accessory adds back everything Apple removed from the latest MacBook Pro


There’s nothing intrinsically wrong with dongles, but using 2-4 of them on a machine supposedly engineered for svelte lines and simple user experiences doesn’t sit well with many users.

The post This multi-port accessory adds back everything Apple removed from the latest MacBook Pro appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Apple reportedly set to reuse the Apple Watch design in next iteration

There’s nothing necessarily wrong with sticking with a tried and true design – just look at the HTC One series or the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S7 – but with more attractive circular Android Wear watches, the Gear S2, and so many other compelling options, refinement and improvement seems to be the name of the game when it comes to the smartwatch market. Not so for Apple though, at least if recent rumors are to be believed. Reportedly, the Apple Watch 2 will look the same on the outside with internal upgrades only.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/15/apple-reportedly-set-to-reuse-apple-watch-design-in-next-iteration.html

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Windows 10 adoption is slowing, despite Microsoft’s best efforts

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Microsoft made Windows 10 a “Recommended” update last month, but that change did nothing for its adoption rate. The pace of new Windows 10 installs has slipped markedly since January.

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San Bernardino's top cop says it's likely 'there is nothing of any value' on iPhone the FBI wants Apple to crack

Article Image The work-issued iPhone used by one of the shooters in the San Bernardino terrorist attack likely has “nothing of any value” saved on it, the police chief of the town has admitted in a new interview, though he still believes Apple should help the FBI crack into the encrypted handset.

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Why Your Cable TV Bill Is Going Up

You can add “cable TV rate increases” to the old axiom that nothing is certain except for death and taxes, as pay TV companies are again jacking up prices for programming and equipment in 2016.

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Review: Nyrius Wireless Smart LED Multicolor Light Bulb

Article Image Nyrius’ Bluetooth-connected lightbulb might get the job done, but there’s nothing that really sets it apart from rivals, and there are several things that set it back.

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Threadflip: 24-hour processing for online consignment shoppers

The act of selling last year’s clothing styles for cash or credit is nothing new, but Threadflip now promises to speed up the process for on-demand “thrift shoppers.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/22/threadflip-24-hour-processing-for-online-consignment-shoppers/

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3 ways to use tech to sleep better

Nothing throws off your day like a lack of sleep the night before. It ruins your concentration, makes you impatient, cause memory lapses and worse. Over the long term, sleep deprivation can lead to depression, diabetes, hypertension and obesity.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/04/04/3-ways-to-use-tech-to-sleep-better/

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5 small HDTVs from 2014 are good bargains in 2015

While there’s nothing like a giant-screen TV for watching movies and TV shows in the main viewing room of your house, many of us are looking for smaller sets for bedrooms, home offices, and maybe…

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/03/25/5-small-hdtvs-from-2014-are-good-bargains-in-2015/

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