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How Google research can make the internet faster

Raise your hand if you think webpage load times are great -- not too slow at all.No one? Well, Google may have just made big strides to increase load time for websites, while not compromising anything in the process. So how did the tech giant do t.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldMar 20th, 2017

Beyond Zero supercools your booze to make frozen liquor ice cubes in minutes

Hate choosing between a chilled drink and a watered-down drink? The Beyond Zero system allows you to combine the best of both worlds -- by making ice cubes not out of water, but out of alcohol instead. The post Beyond Zero supercools your booze to ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News37 min. ago

Canon EOS M6

Canon's mirrorless cameras are getting better, but the EOS M6 still can't quite measure up to some competitors......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News37 min. ago

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 review

Is this perhaps the best value Ryzen processor available on the market? We test and benchmark the six-core Ryzen 5 1600 (without the X). The 1600 will be tested and overclocked to see how much value you can squeeze out of this six-core and.....»»

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It"s Time For Academics To Take Back Control Of Research Journals

Stephen Curry, a professor of structural biology at Imperial College London, has a piece on The Guardian today in which he outlines the history of the relationship between commercial interests, academic prestige and the circulation of research. An ex.....»»

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Facebook adds support for Google’s AMP and Apple News to Instant Articles

Facebook's adding support for Google's AMP and Apple News to Instant Articles -- potentially in response to the platform's weak uptake. It's rolling out to participating publishers now. The post Facebook adds support for Google’s AMP and Apple.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 12 min. ago

Lost your Android phone? Here are three apps to help track down and retrieve it

Need to keep tabs on the location of an Android phone? We found three of the best options, each of which is capable of helping you pinpoint your precious Samsung Galaxy or Google Pixel. The post Lost your Android phone? Here are three apps to help tr.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 12 min. ago

Synology RT1900ac AC1900 Wireless Gigabit Router

The Synology RT1900ac AC1900 wireless Gigabit router is a great all in one networking device. The standard wireless router features are all there as you would expect, but the addition of the Synology SRM software is what make this an.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News2 hr. 20 min. ago

‘Dead Cells’: Our first take

‘Dead Cells’ is a Castlevania-inspired roguelike action platformer with a pinch of progression dash of ‘Dark Souls.’ Can it stand on its own or drown in its influences? The post ‘Dead Cells’: Our first take appeared first on Digit.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 56 min. ago

Bigfacebox, a Simple Way to Gigantify Your Head

Turn a box, a plastic lens, and some LEDs into a goofy-fun head magnifier. Read more on MAKE The post Bigfacebox, a Simple Way to Gigantify Your Head appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

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Microsoft"s Beam becomes Mixer, adds four person split-screen streaming to battle Twitch

Maybe it’s time to start paying attention to Microsoft’s livestreaming play. After acquiring fledgling service Beam last August, then integrating Beam into Windows 10 and the Xbox One, today Microsoft announced a whole raft of changes to make.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

Polluted water can be made drinkable by blasting it with pressurized CO2

A multidisciplinary team of researchers have developed a new method of making water drinkable -- by counterintuitively mixing it with carbon dioxide, which is normally considered a pollutant. The post Polluted water can be made drinkable by blasting.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

A sheet of this smart fabric can transform any table into a giant trackpad

Smart materials designer Madison Maxey has created a Textile Touchpad that looks a bit like a tablecloth, but is, in fact, a giant touch-sensitive surface. And you can create one of your own. The post A sheet of this smart fabric can transform any ta.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

Does the type of device you use affect your problem-solving skills? Study says yes

Research indicates using a smartphone instead of a computer makes us more utilitarian and less emotional in our decision-making, according to a recently published study in the journal Computers in Human Behavior. The post Does the type of device you.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

Keep your data safe in style with the Hammer Anvil RFID-blocking wallet

The Hammer Anvil RFID-blocking wallet protects your RFID-enabled credit card data from being stolen and looks great doing it. This leather minimalist wallet would make a great gift for a dad or a grad, and is just $12 on Amazon. The post Keep your da.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 12 min. ago

Google explains how machine learning improved its Gboard mobile keyboard

Google is using artificial intelligence to improve its Gboard mobile keyboard. It's cut down on mistyped words and phrases, for example, and improved the quality of on-device text translation. The post Google explains how machine learning improved it.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 12 min. ago

Stickers aren’t just social — Amazon brings odd shoppable stickers to iOS

Amazon is bringing the product stickers made popular by social media into its retail app and, of course, you can buy the product too. The update allows users to stick products in their photos. The post Stickers aren’t just social — Amazon.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 12 min. ago

AlphaGo leads world’s best ‘Go’ player 2-0 in man-versus-machine series

Google's AlphaGo AI has taken the first two games in a series of three games against the best player in the world. 19-year-old Ke Jei even employed the AI's own tactics against it, but to no avail. The post AlphaGo leads world’s best ‘Go&.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 12 min. ago

2018 Genesis G80 Sport first drive

The 365-horsepower, twin-turbo G80 Sport is Genesis’ first true performance model. Can it live up to its billing? The post 2018 Genesis G80 Sport first drive appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 12 min. ago

Baidu’s Deep Voice 2 text-to-speech engine can imitate hundreds of human accents

Baidu's Deep Voice 2, an AI-powered translation app, can almost perfectly imitate a human voice -- and generate hundreds of accents. All the more impressive, it only requires 30 minutes of sample audio. The post Baidu’s Deep Voice 2 text-to-spe.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 12 min. ago

Microsoft Surface Pro vs. Apple iPad Pro: These are no amateur tablets

Apple and Microsoft each tout their tablets as "professional," but only one can reign supreme. We get out the measuring sticks and compare the new Surface Pro with the iPad Pro to see who comes out victorious. The post Microsoft Surface Pro vs. Apple.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 12 min. ago