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Windows 10 Will Download Some Updates Even Over a Metered Connection

Reader AmiMoJo writes: Until now Windows 10 has allowed users to avoid downloading updates over metered (pay-per-byte) connections, to avoid racking up huge bills. Some users were setting their ethernet/wifi connections as metered in order to prevent.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Canadian IT Forecast, 2017–2021: By Vertical Market

This IDC study outlines IDC Canada's market size and forecast for the Canadian information technology (IT) market by industry for the 2017–2021 forecast period. It updates our previous forecast published in Canadian IT Forecast, 2016–2020: By Ver.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News5 hr. 16 min. ago

Build a futuristic-looking gaming PC with Cougar’s new Conquer case

Case manufacturer Cougar is known for offering some case designs that go beyond the usual black box and it recently announced a new future-inspired case that will launch at Computex 2017. The post Build a futuristic-looking gaming PC with Cougar̵.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 41 min. ago

Intel to make Thunderbolt 3 royalty-free in bid to spur adoption

And the company has promised that it'll put Thunderbolt 3 controllers into its processors. Enlarge / It was either this or yet another picture of some lightning. (credit: Airwolfhound) We're big fans of Thunderbolt 3 here at Ars, attracted by.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 9 min. ago

A wormable code-execution bug has lurked in Samba for 7 years. Patch now!

Comparisons to the Windows flaw WCry exploited are exaggerated, but only a little. Enlarge (credit: Guido Sorarù) Maintainers of the Samba networking utility just patched a critical code-execution vulnerability that could pose a severe threat.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 9 min. ago

Google Photos’ latest update lets you hide your most sensitive shots

Version 2.15 of Google Photos on Android brings an archiving feature to help you keep certain pictures private or de-clutter your library, and it is available to download right now. The post Google Photos’ latest update lets you hide your most.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 25 min. ago

Windows Switch To Git Almost Complete: 8,500 Commits and 1,760 Builds Each Day

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Back in February, Microsoft made the surprising announcement that the Windows development team was going to move to using the open source Git version control system for Windows development. A lit.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 33 min. ago

Consumers Trust Robots For Surgery Over Savings, Research Finds

An anonymous reader shares an article: Andy Maguire faces a challenge: tasked with upgrading HSBC's digital-banking systems, he has discovered that customers are twice as likely to trust a robot for heart surgery than for picking a savings account. ".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 1 min. ago

Intel Drops Thunderbolt 3 Royalty, Adds CPU Integration and Works Closely With Microsoft

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Windows Central: Over the last few days, Thunderbolt 3 has been a hot topic amongst Windows users especially with its notable absence with the new Surface Pro and Surface Laptop. Part of the problem is adoptio.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 33 min. ago

Samsung Targets 4nm in 2020

Samsung's foundry unit updates tech roadmap, including the addition of 4nm process with "post FinFET structure" to begin production in 2020......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News9 hr. 17 min. ago

Tannenberg expands Verdun"s World War I horrors to the Eastern front

I still love Verdun. While Battlefield 1 is surprisingly excellent, its take on World War I is still all explosions and Hollywood glitz, glamorous even in its ugliest moments. Verdun always felt like a more realistic representation--grim, no.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News9 hr. 41 min. ago

Portable AC unit from Frigidaire keeps you frigid in the hottest months

Summer is well on its way, whether you're ready or not. Frigidaire has a new portable air conditioner for 2017, and at 12,000 BTU, it's bound to keep you cool in even the hottest months of the year. The post Portable AC unit from Frigidaire keeps you.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 41 min. ago

The Trump Administration Wants To Be Able To Track and Hack Your Drone

An anonymous reader shares a report: The Trump administration wants federal agencies to be able to track, hack, or even destroy drones that pose a threat to law enforcement and public safety operations, The New York Times reports. A proposed law, if.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 53 min. ago

If you’d bought $1,000 of Bitcoin in 2010, you’d be worth $35M

Price of Bitcoin has doubled in 2017, and other currencies have jumped even more. Enlarge (credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images) The price of Bitcoin, the most popular the digital crytpo-currency, has skyrocketed this year. Accor.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 9 min. ago

Apple MacBook Pro is the Worst Computer Ever

Just as we saw when the original MacBook Pro Retina's launched, Apple likes to introduce these machines at high costs and then bring them down generation over generation. With some price decreases, leading to potential increased adoption of.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News10 hr. 33 min. ago

GeIL EVO X 16GB DDR4 3000MHz - Failure to Launch?

GeIL (Golden Emperor International Ltd.) has delivered some RGB DDR4 memory called Evo X that has two distinct and separate modes of operation for the RGB lighting. The simple method is to power the GeIL DDR4 from a 9V/12V fan header and th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News10 hr. 33 min. ago

ASUS ROG GeForce GTX 1050 Ti STRIX Video Card Review

Since the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti was released in October 2016 it has become one of the most desirable cards to have for 1080P gaming due to be priced around $150. Over the past the past seven months there have been many driver updates,.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News10 hr. 33 min. ago

The XTND lets artificial intelligence do some of the skateboarding for you

Promising to redefine urban transportation, the XTND AI skateboard will learn how you ride and make adjustments to help improve performance and battery efficiency, keeping you on the road longer. The post The XTND lets artificial intelligence do some.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 41 min. ago

Apple reportedly making strides with next-gen micro LED display tech

As the world waits patiently to find out whether Apple's next iPhone will feature an OLED screen, the company is researching an even more groundbreaking display technology for future products. The post Apple reportedly making strides with next-gen mi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 9 min. ago

DJI’s new Spark drone is even better than the rumors led us to believe

Dji just pulled the curtain back on its much-anticipated Spark drone -- and it's even better than the rumors led us to believe. The post DJI’s new Spark drone is even better than the rumors led us to believe appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 41 min. ago

Mediator: Sean Hannity, a Murder and Why Fake News Endures

As the case of the Seth Rich murder shows, uncorroborated stories will spread as long as some people want to tell them, and others want to believe......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News11 hr. 53 min. ago