Facebook, cocaine, opioids: How addictive is the social network?

According to some health specialists, the excessive use of social media may wind up having a similar short-term impact as opioids and cocaine.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/29/facebook-cocaine-opioids-how-addictive-is-social-network.html

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Raspberry Pi Competitor Rock64 Debuts With Lower Price, 4K HDR


There’s a new competitor for the Raspberry Pi in the tiny-computer-that-can-actually-do-things category. While the SoCs are similar, the Rock64 does include support for updated peripherals.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252053-pine64-debuts-new-raspberry-pi-competitor-4gb-ram-claims-4k-hdr10-support?source=Computing

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Nvidia offering ‘PC Gaming Revival’ kits to make old hardware fresh again


Nvidia is offering a new “PC Revival Kit” bundle to customers in Latin America. If it catches on, will we see similar products selling in the US?

The post Nvidia offering ‘PC Gaming Revival’ kits to make old hardware fresh again appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/241465-nvidia-offering-pc-gaming-revival-kits-make-old-hardware-fresh?source=Computing

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AT&T hikes smartphone activation & upgrade fee to $20, matching Verizon

Article Image AT&T has quietly raised its smartphone activation and upgrade fee from $15 to $20, matching a similar fee imposed by Verizon earlier this week.

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Apple to debut scalable 3D Touch tech for iPad-sized screens after 'iPhone 7,' source says

Article Image Apple is developing a new pressure-sensing display technology similar to iPhone 6s’ 3D Touch that can be scaled up to iPad screen sizes, but the tech won’t be ready in time for next year’s “iPad Air 3” or “iPhone 7,” AppleInsider has learned.

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Hands On: Apple TV 2015 with tvOS apps, Remote featuring touch, motion & Siri

Apple has been selling its Apple TV as long as iPhone, but the set top box has neither sold in similar quantities nor earned even a significant fraction as much money for the company. While neither of those facts are likely to change, the new 2015 Apple TV is poised to radically change the TV and game console industries.

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Mystery drone flights over Madrid palace leave Spanish royals puzzled

With quadcopters and similar flying machines landing on people’s wish lists with ever greater frequency, we probably shouldn’t be surprised that they seem to be turning up unannounced at more and more locations, on some occasions causing confusion, annoyance, and even outright alarm.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/20/mystery-drone-flights-over-madrid-palace-leave-spanish-royals-puzzled/

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Apple CEO Tim Cook expands social media presence with new account on China's Weibo

Chinese Apple fans can now follow Tim Cook on Weibo — a Chinese microblogging service similar to Twitter –?thanks to a new, verified account for the company’s chief executive.

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Move over Doom: Quake is running on oscilloscopes

Quake on oscilloscope
We’ve seen Doom on dozens of various devices, but few people have tried similar tricks with Quake. If you’ve ever wanted to play one of the most influential FPS games in history on 1960s state-of-the-art technology, now’s your chance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/196577-move-over-doom-quake-is-running-on-oscilloscopes

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DoD and VA Chart Course for Electronic Health Records

In the wake of the problem-plagued rollout of the Affordable Care Act, similar government health IT efforts are being closely scrutinized within the administration and by Congress. That’s why the DoD recently released the third version of a multibillion dollar proposal for a much-improved military health records information system. The objective of the program is to modernize DoD’s electronic health records system, while making those records accessible later to the VA as well as to private medical providers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80727.html?rss=1

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Slab of metal that vaguely resembles 'iPhone 6' leaks spotted in Romania

A metal brick fashioned into dimensions similar to those revealed in recent “leaked” specifications for Apple’s so-called “iPhone 6,” ostensibly used for molding cases to fit the next-generation handset, has turned up in the clutches of a Romanian accessory seller.

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