Monthly Archives: January 2018

VIA Technologies reveals plans for x86-64 CPUs to compete against AMD and Intel

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VIA Technologies logo – correct as of January 2018 Taiwan-based technology firm VIA Technologies – which holds a licence to produce x86-compatible CPUs as a result of its 1999 acquisition of Cyrix – has been somewhat tight-lipped about its plans for mainstream… Source link

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SiliconDust HDHomeRun DVR review: Buy the hardware, but you should skip the software

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SiliconDust’s HDHomeRun networked tuners have been a boon to cord cutters for more than a decade. Hook one up to an over-the-air antenna, plug it into your router, and you can stream live native-quality broadcast TV to other devices throughout the house. HDHomeRun now offers a way to record those broadcasts directly through its existing […]

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Dating website eHarmony's 'scientific' match ad banned

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Image copyright ASA A dating website’s claim that it used a “scientifically proven matching system” to pair up those looking for love, has been banned. An advert for eHarmony on the London Underground in July read: “It’s time science had a go at love”. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) called the claim “misleading”. The online […]

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Intel’s next Core i7 laptop chip to use AMD Vega graphics in a powerhouse move

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Some fresh information has emerged on Intel’s incoming laptop processor that runs with AMD Radeon graphics, confirming that the chip will indeed use AMD Radeon Vega graphics cores – AMD’s current-generation tech rather than last-gen Polaris. Additionally, we now know what exactly this processor will be called as well as its wattage and clock speed. […]

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Braun MultiQuick 9: This High-Powered Immersion Blender Is One Cool Whip

Braun MultiQuick 9You must wield a wicked scepter to rule the Land of Smoothies. With its 700-watt motor, Braun’s latest immersion blender blows through foodstuffs that lesser sticks can’t crack—ice cubes, raw potatoes, or even a peeled avocado with pit (if you crave those bitter tannins). Below the soft grip is a compression zone—push down […]

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When does Time Machine delete files that you’ve deleted from your Mac?

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When does Time Machine delete files that you’ve deleted from your Mac? | Macworld Deleting files in from your Mac affects the Time Machine snapshot, but you can go back to an archive. Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. Apple “);});try{$(“div.lazyload_blox_ad”).lazyLoadAd({threshold:0,forceLoad:false,onLoad:false,onComplete:false,timeout:1500,debug:false,xray:false});}catch(exception){console.log(“error loading lazyload_ad “+exception);}}); One of […]

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Hive Welcome Home System review: A U.K. smart home system crosses the pond

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Hive bills itself as “the UK’s leading smart home brand,” and last summer its products arrived on U.S. shores. Its initial offering here consists of three Hive smart home packs. The top-of-the-line Hive Welcome Home pack reviewed here is an “everything you need” kit that will give you a jump start on just about every […]

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Researchers can now make neighborhood voting predictions from Google Street View images

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In a sign that computers will be able to perform image analysis as fluently as text analysis, a group of Stanford-based researchers were able to make accurate predictions about neighborhood voting patterns based on millions of pictures collected from Google Street View, reports The New York Times. While other academic projects have used artificial intelligence […]

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B&O Beoplay M3 review: A small multi-room powerhouse

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Given this brand’s reputation and the traditionally steep price of its hardware, I expect a lot from a Bang & Olufsen product. True to form, B&O’s Beoplay M3 multi-room speaker is an excellent choice—for the right set of ears. At $300, the lowest price for a B&O multi-room speaker yet, corners were cut in the name […]

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