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It took three years, but OLED laptops are having another moment at CES

Luke Larsen/Digital Trends OLED laptops already had their moment at CES 2016. Lenovo showed off the first laptop with an OLED display, the ThinkPad X1 Yoga. It wowed with its deep blacks and incredible contrast, qualities it was already known for in other devices. Then 2017 came. And then 2018. OLED went mysteriously missing from […]

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Windows 10 will chew up another 7GB of disk space to make sure it can update

Enlarge / Windows 10: Doing great things sometimes requires 7GB? Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images The latest Windows 10 Insider build, number 18312, introduces a new feature wherein the operating system reserves a big old chunk of disk space, effectively expanding its on-disk footprint by another 7GB. The storage reservation is to ensure that certain […]

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Report: Microsoft is scrapping Edge, switching to just another Chrome clone

Enlarge Getty / Aurich Windows Central reports that Microsoft is planning to replace its Edge browser, which uses Microsoft’s own EdgeHTML rendering engine and Chakra JavaScript engine, with a new browser built on Chromium, the open source counterpart to Google’s Chrome. The new browser has the codename Anaheim. The report is short on details. The […]

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Elon Musk Ducks Out Of One Los Angeles Tunnel But Pursues Another

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has scrapped plans for a high-speed passenger tunnel under the West side of Los Angeles but is moving ahead with a similar proposal across town designed to whisk baseball fans to and from Dodger Stadium. Musk’s aptly named underground transit venture the Boring Company gave up on […]

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Chrome OS could soon get another tablet feature that it always needed

Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends Some Chromebooks and the new Pixel Slate work good as tablets, but not every website reads nicely on the devices. That might soon change, as Google is apparently adding a tablet view option to Chrome OS, according to Android Police. It is not clear when the tablet view option will be coming, […]

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Microsoft explains one Azure authentication outage as another one happens

Enlarge followtheseinstructions In a stroke of bad timing that would be comical if it weren’t so annoying, Microsoft’s multifactor authentication (MFA) system, used for Azure, Office 365, and Dynamics, has gone down for a second time this month, just hours after the company published its findings into a 14-hour outage on November 19. The Azure […]

Emerging Tech

Watch live as SpaceX launches (and lands) another Falcon 9 rocket today

[embedded content] SpaceX is due to perform its latest rocket launch and landing this afternoon. The rocket in question is one of SpaceX’s used Falcon 9 rockets. It will be employed to launch Qatar’s Es’hail-2 communications satellite, which will be provide communications for the Middle East and parts of North Africa. The satellite will also […]

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Another Windows 0-day flaw has been published on Twitter

https://t.co/1Of8EsOW8z Here’s a low quality bug that is a pain to exploit.. still unpatched. I’m done with all this anyway. Probably going to get into problems because of being broke now.. but whatever. — SandboxEscaper (@SandboxEscaper) October 23, 2018 SandboxEscaper, a researcher who back in August tweeted out a Windows privilege escalation bug, has published […]

Emerging Tech

NASA’s planet hunter satellite gets first hit in its search for another Earth

Relocating is complicated enough when you’re simply moving to a new city. Scientists at NASA have taken property searches up an infinite number of levels, however, as they search for another Earth. NASA’s planet-hunting team turned up a potential relocation candidate on the first pass with a new satellite. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) uses four […]

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Another Pixel 3 XL leak shows off wireless charging, more photos

More Pixel 3 XL pictures! Rozetked The back. Does that look like two separate panels to you or a single sheet of glass? Rozetked Check out the green power button. Rozetked The leaker says there is a seam between the top glass and bottom matte panel. I don’t see it here. Rozetked There has been […]

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Intel’s 10nm Cannon Lake chip gets another outing in new NUC mini PC

The tall NUC case from the front. Intel The tall NUC case from the rear. Intel The short NUC case from the front. Intel The short NUC case from the rear. Intel Intel has updated its range of small form-factor PCs that it calls NUCs. We’ve generally liked the systems in the past; with a […]

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Another Windows 10 SKU is on its way, this time for remote desktops

Enlarge / A VT100 remote terminal, which is basically the same thing as Windows Remote Desktop. Wolfgang Stief Most of the Windows 10 builds published in the Insider program don’t come with ISO disk images, so the Windows 10 installer doesn’t get a ton of scrutiny. Every now and then, however, ISOs are published (in […]

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Pandora is still alive after getting run over by Spotify and Apple, and the CEO says his comeback plan will open up another big business in music

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Facebook introduced secretive new developer terms to prevent another Cambridge Analytica

Justin Sullivan/GettyFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the firm’s annual developer conference. There are new details of the secretive new terms Facebook is asking developers to sign before they can run apps on the social network. The new terms are designed to help Facebook police what data developers use and to prevent a second Cambridge Analytica. […]

Gaming

Blockchain startup Game Loot Network proposes another alternative app store

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies have potential to upset the status quo in games, and so, yet another startup, Game Loot Network, is proposing to use the technologies to create an alternative app store and player rewards program. Rivals, such as Brian Fargo’s Robot Cache and Game Credits, have proposed something similar, and so, it’s a race to […]