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Support for 'Hey, Google' hotword rolls out to Android phones

Calling up the Google Assistant on your Android phone takes nothing more than bellowing "OK, Google" at your handset. But you may be someone who feels that this is just too many syllables to utter. Google Home users have a slightly easier time. As we...
Delta ditches Microsoft, will deploy iOS devices for flight crew soon

Delta ditches Microsoft, will deploy iOS devices for flight crew soon

Delta will be replacing its Surface tablets and Lumia smartphones with iPhones and iPads for its crew early next year, after three years of using the aforementioned Microsoft devices onboard. Read more...

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Evaluation ISOs for Windows 10 version 1709 are now available

Evaluation ISOs for Windows 10 version 1709 are now available

Microsoft has announced the availability of the evaluation ISOs for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update for enterprise customers and IT pros. The update includes a number of new features. Read more...

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The Tech Stories You Might Have Missed This Week – Twitter is Cleaning Up Its Act, Elon Musk Talks Mars, and More!

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There’s a ton of tech news to get to! Maybe you didn’t get to it al...

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Who Needs Humans? The Robot Revolution Starts With These Jobs

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With AI slowly but surely transforming from buzzword to Skynet, it’s time...

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All The Feelings We Have While Watching This Is Us

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Tuesdays are simply better than Fridays, now that we have This Is Us to tune in...

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Haunting Photos You Will Be Thinking About For Weeks

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It’s well known that a picture is worth one thousand words. Given how creepy th...

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Melania Trump’s Most Stylish Outfits That Will Make You Want To Blow A Hole In Your Wallet

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Michelle Obama left some big heels for Melania Trump to fill in regards to styl...

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Tips of the Week: Quick Sand Casting, Cardboard Cutting, Free Steel, and Overlooked First Aid

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Tips of the Week: Quick Sand Casting, Cardboard Cutting, Free Steel, and Overlooked First Aid

Casting with kinetic sand, solder tip cleaner, overlooked first aid tips, and mo...

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8 Cosplayers Share Their Tips, Tools, and Ingenuity

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8 Cosplayers Share Their Tips, Tools, and Ingenuity

These cosplayers have been practicing their trade for years. We asked them if th...

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Freaklabs Builds and Donates Lights to Hurricane Victims

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Freaklabs Builds and Donates Lights to Hurricane Victims

After hearing that Puerto Rico would be without power for at least six months, F...

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Ignite Your Imagination at Maker Faire Orlando with Flames, Games, and Workshops Galore

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Ignite Your Imagination at Maker Faire Orlando with Flames, Games, and Workshops Galore

Welcome to Maker Faire Orlando, blasting off this weekend, October 21 and 22 at ...

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Make These Totally Gothtacular Bat Wings for Your Boots!

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Make These Totally Gothtacular Bat Wings for Your Boots!

Add a great gothy flourish to your cosplay with these 3D printed bat wings.

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Error'd: Legitimate Links

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Error'd: Legitimate Links

"Swedish...Russian...English....same difference!" wrote Fred.

 

Scott P...

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CodeSOD: Abstract Test Case

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CodeSOD: Abstract Test Case

A great many breakfast cereals promise some sort of health benefit. This brand i...

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The Official Software

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The Official Software

At the very beginning of my career, I was a junior programmer on a team that de...

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CodeSOD: Too Salty

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CodeSOD: Too Salty

The first rule of building your own password storage mechanisms is don’t. Like m...

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CodeSOD: RAM On Through

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CodeSOD: RAM On Through

The company Tomasz worked for launched a new device line with more RAM than th...

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Knex 3-Way Geartrain Switch

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Knex 3-Way Geartrain Switch
This is a 3-way path selector I made for my ball machine. it uses a standard tog...

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A Bright Hat!

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A Bright Hat!
I've made it as simple as I was able to. So I hope it will please you as much as...

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Sliced Wood Coasters

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Sliced Wood Coasters
I love finding new ways to reuse things, like old tree branches that lay discard...

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Paper Maché Skeleton

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Paper Maché Skeleton
Materials required:*aluminum foil*paper maché (newspaper, flour, water)*p...

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Leather Pencil Case

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Leather Pencil Case
Welcome to another one of my leather projects! As always you will not need any o...

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Take a look at the Gonzo Gizmo author's favorite tools

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My guest on the Cool Tools Show podcast this week is Simon Quellen Field. Simon ...

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A new IoT botnet called Reaper could be far more virulent than Mirai

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In 2016, an Internet of Things worm called Mirai tore through the internet, bui...

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There's nothing like relaxing at home with your dog

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"Petting your dog," writes Blake Boege, "is the most relaxing thing you can p...

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A motion detecting light for your mailbox

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Last year I bought this mailbox light. You stick it inside your mailbox (it's g...

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Another truck rips its roof of on the infamous 11foot8bridge

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A train trestle in Gregson St. in Durham, NC has a clearance of 11' 8". Despi...

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Foxconn in secret talks with Trump

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Foxconn in secret talks with Trump

Foxconn, including its grand pooh-bah Terry Gou, had secret talks with the White...

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Microsoft profit slumps a bit

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Microsoft profit slumps a bit

Software King of the World Microsoft slightly missed Wall Street’s average...

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Tech firms not worried about war with North Korea

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Tech firms not worried about war with North Korea

Global electronics firms are not particularly concerned if Donald (Prince of Ora...

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Amazon’s cloud and retail booming

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Amazon’s cloud and retail booming

Amazon retail and cloud computing sales rose in the first quarter, better than w...

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Samsung makes a killing

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Samsung makes a killing

Samsung had earnings which were stronger than a Sardinian cheese after posting a...

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Plants in SPAAAAAAACE are good for you

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A splash of green stops astronauts feeling blue Living in space is grueling. The...

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Wanna exorcise Intel's secretive hidden CPU from your hardware? Meet Purism's laptops

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Free software lovin' crusaders kick out Management Engine Purism – a San Francis...

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A plethora of patches, Kaspersky hits back, new hope for Wannacry Brit hero – and more

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Everything you also need to know in security Roundup  IT admins aren't always fo...

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CEO of $300m-a-year ad upstart Vungle cuffed for allegedly sexually abusing toddler son

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SF startup boss denies charges The cofounder of a San Francisco video advertisin...

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Capacitor maker zapped with price-fixing charge

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Shocking development in the current affairs circuit A Japanese electronics maker...

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