Facebook slams former exec over comments on social media's ills

In a rather unusual move, Facebook has fired back at Chamath Palihapitiya after the former Facebook exec said social media is “destroying how society works.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/13/facebook-slams-former-exec-over-comments-on-social-medias-ills.html

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Galaxy S8 battery includes 'no dogs' warning label

It’s a rather unusual warning label to include on a battery that can’t be removed and likely will never be seen by the owner, but there is a good reason for it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/26/galaxy-s8-battery-includes-no-dogs-warning-label.html

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Apple fixes Safari bug that distorted Consumer Reports battery life tests

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Consumer Reports’ MacBook Pro tests uncovered an unusual bug, which Apple will patch in an upcoming version of macOS — but it’s not clear that the bug in question relates to generally low battery life that many MacBook Pro users have reported.

The post Apple fixes Safari bug that distorted Consumer Reports battery life tests appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242481-apple-fixes-safari-bug-distorted-consumer-reports-battery-life-tests?source=computing

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EVGA GTX 1080s and 1070s allegedly exploding due to improper VRM cooling


EVGA’s GTX 1070 and 1080’s are suffering unusual failures and the company is offering thermal pads to customers that want to deploy them.

The post EVGA GTX 1080s and 1070s allegedly exploding due to improper VRM cooling appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/238633-evga-gtx-1080s-1070s-allegedly-exploding-due-improper-vrm-cooling?source=Computing

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Artificially intelligent Russian robot makes a run for it … again

A robot in Russia caused an unusual traffic jam last week after it “escaped” from a research lab, and now, the artificially intelligent bot is making headlines again after it reportedly tried to flee a second time, according to news reports

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/24/artificially-intelligent-russian-robot-makes-run-for-it-again.html

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Apple's AirPlay comes to Android in new flagship HTC 10

Article Image HTC on Tuesday unveiled the HTC 10, its latest flagship smartphone, with an unusual feature in the form of native support for Apple’s AirPlay wireless streaming protocol.

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Tidal extends some free trials by 30 days so listeners can hear updated Kanye West album

Article Image In an unusual move, streaming music service Tidal is extending the free trials of some listeners by 30 days so they can hear the updated version of Kanye West’s rap album The Life of Pablo.

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Apple system outage prevents adding Visa cards to Apple Pay

Article Image Apple reported an unusual network problem on Wednesday, preventing some owners of Visa credit or debit cards from adding them to Apple Pay.

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Apple acknowledges 'Error 53' glitch, says it's part of Touch ID security [u]

Article Image Apple on Friday publicly acknowledged an unusual “Error 53” message, triggered by updating an iPhone 6 to iOS 9 or later after having the phone’s Touch ID sensor fixed by an unofficial technician. [Updated]

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Apple issues rare software update for 7th-gen iPod nano devices

Apple on Wednesday released an unusual standalone update for the seventh-generation iPod nano, making unspecified changes to the media player’s proprietary operating system.

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Poor memory management dogs Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

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Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge have been well-received, but multiple users are reporting unusual RAM usage. The devices aggressively kill applications — even with enough RAM to avoid doing so.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/204489-poor-ram-management-dogs-samsung-galaxy-s6-s6-edge

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Apple to release super-high resolution 'iMac 8K' later this year, display partner LG says

In a rather unusual reveal, a supposed “iMac 8K” has been outed in a press release that was published by Apple display supplier LG, suggesting the all-in-one desktop will get an even higher resolution screen this year.

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Nomad Pod promises to be first portable battery pack for Apple Watch

Accessory maker Nomad has announced the Pod, an unusual portable battery pack designed explicitly for the Apple Watch, allowing the iPhone accessory to last beyond the advertised 18-hour uptime.

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AMD’s R9 380X finalized, could include new memory interface and dramatic performance improvements

AMD’s upcoming R9 380X has been tipped off as taped out thanks to an unusual source — and may include support for a next-generation memory interface as well.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/197450-amds-r9-380x-finalized-could-include-new-memory-interface-and-dramatic-performance-improvements

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CES 2015: CyberPowerPC’s Fang Trinity Gaming PC Is Pure Sci-Fi Eye Candy

Unusual desktop PCs are common at shows like CES, but the Fang Trinity is the most eye-catching system to surface in several years. Built in collaboration with…

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/ces-2015-cyberpowerpcs-fang-trinity-gaming-pc-pure-sci-fi-eye-candy

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