Monthly Archives: March 2018

New HTC Vive feature sets resolutions of your games to improve performance

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VR headsets have had a shaky start despite their obviously awesome nature: Oculus has only sold around 200,000 headsets while the golden standard of VR, the HTC Vive, has shipped even less – around 160,000 units since launching in 2016.  One of the reasons that sales might not be rocketing through the roof is the […]

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Allowing Users to Manage their Data in iCloud

March 30, 2018 The European Union’s upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may impact the way you currently let your users manage their data. Learn how to provide ways for your users to manage their data stored in iCloud, including the ability to temporarily deactivate or restrict access, delete, or get a copy of their […]

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Gadget Lab Podcast: What the New iPad Means for Consumers, and for Students

Apple released new iPads this week at a splashy event in Chicago. Actually, the new iPads are very much like the old iPads, and even priced the same at $329. But the new 2018 iPad has an updated processor, and Apple has added support for the Pencil, so now you can draw stuff on it. […]

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21 keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know

I’m sure most Mac users know Command-C means copy and Command-V means paste, but there’s a host of other useful shortcuts that make a Mac user’s life much easier. I’ve assembled this short collection to illustrate this truth: Command-W Closes the active window you are currently in. Use Option-Command-W to close all currently active app […]

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VTech VM2251 Video Baby Monitor review: A best friend for new parents

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At its core, a baby monitor serves one function: to let you remotely listen to—and in the case of modern models, see—your infant or toddler in another room, so you can ensure their comfort and safety. VTech seems intent on making sure parents are armed with an array of tools to do that, offering monitors […]

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SpaceX successfully launches Iridium-5 Falcon 9 mission

SpaceX has successfully launched its Iridium -5 mission, which carries 10 satellites to add to Iridium’s NEXT global communications constellation. This is the fifth set of 10, out of a total of 75 that SpaceX is launching for client Iridium, and today’s launch used a first stage Falcon 9 booster originally employed last October for […]

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The SteelSeries Arctis Pro lineup is a new high-water mark in comfort and quality

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SteelSeries has two new Arctis Pro gaming headsets out, and they pack a lot of tech and versatility into a comfortable, visually attractive package. The SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless and Arctis Pro + GameDAC are both incredibly capable headsets that deliver terrific sound, and depending on your system needs, should probably be your first choice […]

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ZTE Tempo Go is the cheapest Android Oreo phone yet

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Looking to get your hands on the stock Android experience without breaking the bank? The ZTE Tempo Go is making its debut in the US today with an ultra-low price of $80. This budget phone runs Android Oreo Go Edition, meaning that the all of the security measures and features of full-fat Oreo are here, […]

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How to make Time Capsule and networked drives appear for your Mac

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Facial recognition tech moves from smartphones to the boardroom

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Facial recognition technology, which has begun to gain traction on mobile devices like the iPhone X and various Android smartphones, could soon show up at work – and at the airport. The technology uses a person’s face to authenticate their identity,  making it a potentially important security tool. In 2015, Google launched its “Trusted Face” […]

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