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Lenovo unveils its thinnest and lightest professional notebook

Monday  09:08,   13 august 2018
engadget

Lenovo's Thinkpad range has long offered solutions for power users with notebooks like the X1 Carbon. Its Thinkpad P series aimed to preserve functionality in a slimmer overall package, and the Thinkpad P1 and Thinkpad P72 -- its two latest[...]
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'Touch the sun': NASA spacecraft hurtles toward our star

Monday  09:05,   13 august 2018
msn

Embarking on a mission that scientists have been dreaming of since the Sputnik era, a NASA spacecraft hurtled Sunday toward the sun on a quest to unlock some of its mysteries by getting closer than any object sent before. If all goes well, the[...]

Mystery of Jupiter’s Colored Bands Solved

Monday  05:05,   13 august 2018
usnews

Thanks to data from the Juno probe, scientists are learning more about Jupiter’s clouds behave.Thanks to measurements taken by Juno, the NASA probe that arrived at Jupiter in July 2016, scientists discovered that the colorful bands of ammonia clouds [...]

A new app from an Assassin’s Creed dev encourages you to stay in bed

Monday  05:00,   13 august 2018
msn

#Selfcare is here to comfort you.Code, speaking to The Verge via email, reflects on her time as an AI programmer and her focus on the connections between characters in games. She recalls convincing a friend to play Skyrim, who later called her[...]

Google may bring Windows 10 support to multiple Chromebooks

Monday  04:35,   13 august 2018
engadget

You might not have to splurge on a Pixelbook if you're pining after a Chromebook with Windows 10 support. Whether or not the technology will be ready soon remains up in the air. While Google is expected to have its now customary[...]

Intel’s 9th generation processors rumored to launch October 1st with 8 cores

Monday  04:25,   13 august 2018
msn

Intel is rumored to be introducing its 9th generation processors in October. While Intel’s 10nm Cannon Lake chips have been delayed until 2019, this year’s refresh will be based on improvements to the existing 14nm process. Wccftech reports that[...]

Facebook is shutting down Friend List Feeds today

Monday  04:10,   13 august 2018
techcrunch

Facebook is shutting down Friend List Feeds sometime today, according to a message posted in the Facebook app. To use Friend List Feeds, you would first have to create a friend list in Facebook. And to be clear - those friend lists are not[...]

Emoji couples might come in 55 gender and skin tone combinations next year

Friday  14:21,   10 august 2018
msn

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Apple hints at plan to build a car after all as it rehires ex-Tesla engineering head

Friday  13:15,   10 august 2018
techcrunch

If you're looking for hints that Apple might deliver on its long-rumored plan to develop its own car, a significant one landed this week after it emerged that Doug Field -- Apple's former VP of Mac hardware engineering -- has rejoined from[...]

The best PS4 Pro design yet is coming in late August but there will only be 50,000 of them

Friday  12:30,   10 august 2018
gamesradar

The best-looking PS4 Pro yet is coming out later this month, but if you want one you'll need to act fast. I'd gush for a while about the classy, restrained use of translucent plastic that just gives you a peek of what's going on under[...]

The 4 biggest announcements from the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 event

Friday  12:01,   10 august 2018
msn

At its New York City Unpacked event, Samsung unveiled a slew of new devices, including the brand-new Note 9 phablet and the Galaxy Home speaker.The Note 9 will also be the first device to ship with an updated Bixby 2.0 that the company announced[...]

Fortnite for Android is temporarily a Samsung exclusive

Friday  10:05,   10 august 2018
cnet

Android users will be able to get their Fortnite fix on Samsung devices first.Epic will begin rolling out beta access to other Android users "over the next few days." Interested players can sign up for access at[...]

Facebook Is Running Out Of Time To Rebuild Its Reputation

Friday  10:01,   10 august 2018
huffingtonpost.co.uk

“Silicon Valley faces many challenges, and I am encouraged that there are so many dedicated, thoughtful and skilled people continuing to tackle these challenges at Facebook.” You bet, Mr Stamos. You bet. But we’re left wondering if your[...]

Apple runs into another embarrassing issue with the new MacBook Pro

Friday  09:45,   10 august 2018
msn

A series of embarrassing gaffes in Cupertino are leading many to question whether Apple has lost its eye for detail. Just weeks after Apple acknowledged, then patched, a throttling issue in its updated line of “Pro-level” laptops, users are [...]

Discord will start selling games in a 'curated' store

Friday  09:35,   10 august 2018
engadget

Discord isn't just for chatting (and watching the occasional video) any more. The company is borrowing a page from Twitch by offering a selection of 'free' games with a Nitro subscription ($5 per month or $50 per year). You're not[...]