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Microsoft kills patch notes, will no longer explain most Windows 10 updates

Share This article When Microsoft debuted Windows 10, it began offering significantly less information about KB updates in any given package. Instead of getting a clickable link that provided more than a bare sentence of information, users have to manually ...

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DNA can now reliably store data for 2,000 years or more

Share This article In flash memory, as with everything else in tech these days, making things smaller than about 20 nanometers is very, very difficult. Building transistors at 14 nm, then 10nm, allows engineers to pack more and more information ...

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Today’s car hacks: BMW, Chrysler, Mercedes-Benz on iOS

Share This article It’s becoming clearer that most any car is hackable. Reports before, during, and after DefCon showed that. Here’s the most recent hack news: The ubiquitous Samy Kamkar showed how his OwnStar device was adapted to get into ...

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The ultimate guide to staying anonymous and protecting your privacy online

Now more than ever, your online privacy is under attack. Your ISP, advertisers, and governments around the world are increasingly interested in knowing exactly what you’re up to when you browse the web. Whether you’re a political activist or simply ...

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These two iPhone apps immerse you inside a movie’s world

Share This article Movies began in the 1890s as extremely short, soundless, black-and-white streams of picture frames. Since then, they gained sound, color, various frame and screen sizes, and more recently, multiple attempts at recreating 3D. Beyond that, there is ...

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4K Ultra Blu-rays will land on store shelves by Christmas

Share This article If you’ve been hoping for a 4K Blu-ray upgrade to show off a swank new 4K television, Christmas 2015 should be the highlight of your year. According to Victor Matsuda, the Blu-ray Disc Association’s Global Promotions Committee ...

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Quantum batteries could allow for super-fast charging thanks to entanglement

Share This article As mobile devices get more powerful, they also burn through batteries at an ever increasing rate. Capacities have been inching upward over the years, but one of the biggest improvements has been fast-charging technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick ...

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Mozilla blasts Microsoft for overriding user choice in Windows 10

Share This article Windows 10 dropped this week with a promise of a free upgrade for anyone using Windows 7 or 8, but it turns out there’s a fly in that ointment. If you previously used Chrome or Firefox as ...

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