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Google Chrome 70 is finally getting a picture-in-picture mode

Google Chrome 70 is finally getting a picture-in-picture mode

3 minutes ago   |   Digital Trends   |   2 articles

Picture-in-picture mode is finally coming to Google Chrome 70 on Mac, Linux, and Windows. The feature not only applies to YouTube but also any other website where developers...
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Spain backs new tax on internet giants in budget plan

7 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Spain's socialist government approved Friday a new tax on big internet companies as part of its 2019 budget, hoping to raise up to 1.2 billion euros next year.
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SteamVR's new Motion Smoothing feature will offer 90 fps performance on low-end PCs

9 minutes ago   |   WMPoweruser   |   3 articles

The biggest inhibition to the spread of VR is not the cost of the headsets, which are available for as little as $200-$300, but the cost of the PCs needed to drive them, with...
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Add an Ethernet port to your laptop with this $10 TP-Link USB adapter

Add an Ethernet port to your laptop with this $10 TP-Link USB adapter

11 minutes ago   |   Windows Central

Better than wireless. This TP-Link foldable USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet network adapter is down to $9.99 on Amazon. That price is its lowest ever and a match for a deal we...
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With Pixel Slate, Google sets sights on Microsoft's Surface Pro

With Pixel Slate, Google sets sights on Microsoft's Surface Pro

11 minutes ago   |   Windows Central   |   2 articles

Google's Pixel Slate is positioned to go head-to-head with Microsoft's category-defining Surface Pro 2-in-1. As computing has grown beyond sedentary desktop contexts to include...
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Dota 2 starts showing odds of rare bonus items in loot boxes

45 minutes ago   |   Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Valve are starting to clearly disclose the odds of receiving a rare bonus wizard costume in your Dota 2 loot box of wizard hats, adding an in-game pop-up stating your chances...
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Surface Pro 6 has significantly better battery life than last year's model

Surface Pro 6 has significantly better battery life than last year's model

1 hour ago   |   Windows Central   |   11 articles

Best answer: Battery life on the Core i5 model is substantially better than the last Surface Pro while also running cooler. Microsoft: Surface Pro 6 Significant improvement on...
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ODROID-H2 mini PC board with Celeron J4105 Gemini Lake CPU coming next month

1 hour ago   |   Liliputing   |   2 articles

Hardkernel has been selling a line of single-board computers under the ODROID brand for years. So far most of them have featured ARM-based processors. But the company's next...
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Learn How to Keep Networks Safe from Hackers with This $37 CAD Bundle

Learn How to Keep Networks Safe from Hackers with This $37 CAD Bundle

1 hour ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

Dozens of high-profile companies were victim to major data breaches in the last year alone. Hackers and shady organizations target these companies to gain access to their...
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Buggy software in popular connected storage drives can let hackers read private data

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Security researchers have found flaws in four popular connected storage drives that they say could let hackers access a user's private and sensitive data. The researchers...
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Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to run global affairs

Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to run global affairs

As the threat of data privacy regulation looms across the world, Facebook has hired former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg as its global affairs and communications team... Read more ...

Some Pixel 3 users are reporting that photos are disappearing off their...

Some Pixel 3 users are reporting that photos are disappearing off their phones - and it may be an issue with other Pixel phones, too

Some Pixel 3 users are reporting that their phones aren't saving photos after taking them The issue has occurred on the original Pixel and Pixel 2 XL phones, too. There's no... Read more ...

Apple just released a new kind of Apple Watch charger, and it hints at a...

Apple just released a new kind of Apple Watch charger, and it hints at a major feature rumored to be coming to iPads

Apple now sells an Apple Watch charger with a USB-C connector at the other end. This adds credence to the rumors that Apple's upcoming iPad Pro models might ditch Apple's... Read more ...

Google app fees for Europe could add $40 to each Android

Google app fees for Europe could add $40 to each Android

Google's shift to charging Android device-makers in Europe fees to include the Google Play store could add as much as $40 to the cost of each smartphone, leaked documents... Read more ...

More days gone: Sony moves zombie exclusive ‘Days Gone' to April

More days gone: Sony moves zombie exclusive ‘Days Gone' to April

Sony has delayed the PlayStation 4 exclusive Days Gone to April. It was previously bumped from a 2018 release window into February, 2019, but Sony Bend apparently needs more... Read more ...

European Commission approves Microsoft's GitHub acquisition

European Commission approves Microsoft's GitHub acquisition

The $7.5 billion acquisition now has the all-clear from EU regulators. Microsoft today received approval from EU antitrust regulators on its $7.5 billion purchase of GitHub. Read more ...

As pre-orders start, Apple drops a couple of iPhone XR promo videos to...

As pre-orders start, Apple drops a couple of iPhone XR promo videos to remind us that we want it

It has been a month since Apple announced this year's trio of smartphones - the premium-priced iPhone XS and XS Max, and the more... grounded iPhone XR. The latter, however... Read more ...

What to look for at Apple's Oct. 30 event, besides iPads and Macs

What to look for at Apple's Oct. 30 event, besides iPads and Macs

Well, it's just another quiet week here in the Apple worl-JUST KIDDING! Thursday brought news that Apple has another event in the works , this one coming just before the end of... Read more ...

Intel Core i9-9900K review and benchmark

Intel Core i9-9900K review and benchmark

Intel has launched the first Core i9 for the average gamer. Despite some controversies around its release, it's the fastest gaming processor we've yet tested. Read more ...

WWE Evolution: Match Card, Date, And How To Watch The First All-Women PPV

WWE Evolution: Match Card, Date, And How To Watch The First All-Women PPV

The women's evolution in WWE has been making strides the past year, and finally, the company's female superstars will get their own PPV, aptly named Evolution. The show will... Read more ...