Surface Book review roundup: great GPU performance and battery life, but it doesn’t come cheap

Surface Book

The new Surface Book scores big points for improved GPU performance and even better battery life, but older components, high prices, limited CPU improvements, and Microsoft’s decision not to sell the Performance Base separately from the primary system were all considered negatives by various reviewers.

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Comcast Hopes a Cell-Phone Service Will Keep You From Cutting the Cord

Cable companies have typically taken a beating in our annual surveys, earning low scores for value and overall satisfaction.

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Apple pushed to have rifle emoji nixed, report says

There are scores of emojis at the fingertips of smartphone users— a cup of coffee, a light bulb, a rocket — but a rifle image will not be joining them.

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For 14th year in a row, Apple achieves perfect score in Human Rights Campaign's LGBT rankings

Article Image Apple and 20 other tech companies achieved perfect scores on this year’s Corporate Equality Index, a Human Rights Campaign project ranking US companies on their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered workers.

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Rumor: Apple's upcoming A9-series chips benchmarked, show 20-30% jump over A8

A graph that purports to show GeekBench 3 scores for Apple’s anticipated A9-series application processors paints a picture of significant performance improvements, beating out even Samsung’s latest 8-core chips.

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ESPN updates SportsCenter for iOS with new football features, Secret adds interactive questions

Sports fans now have new ways to keep up with scores and stats on the go following the latest update to ESPN’s SportsCenter app, while users of anonymous sharing app Secret can now create impromptu polls and insert images from Flickr.



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