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I’ve fallen in love with a laptop—the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga – Ars Technica

Sunday, September 10, 2017

reader comments 139 When writing a review, whether of a computer game, a film, a book, or a piece of hardware, there is always a certain amount of pressure to be “objective,” to write from some kind of non-personal, neutral viewpoint divorced from any kind of emotional response. I’ve never subscribed to this view myself. Here at Ars, we don’t try to review every piece of hardware that hits the market;…

Apple Watch 3: New Leak Predicts Watch Colors, New Digital Crown And Confounds Earlier Rumor – Forbes

Sunday, September 10, 2017

David Phelan Apple Watch Edition in its spiffy ceramic case. Could a new gray ceramic color be on its way? If you thought, with next Tuesday’s special event now so close, that there would be no more leaks, suggestions or rumors, think again. Last night the Golden Master firmware of iOS 11 appears to have been leaked to publications including 9to5Mac and MacRumors. Golden Master isn’t the name of a…

If you don’t have a mobile phone, tell us why – The Guardian

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Apple will launch the iPhone 8 on Tuesday. The new phone is set to be a radical change for the company as it celebrates the device’s 10th anniversary. While for some, this will be a day that they have eagerly awaited, others may be less enthused. And there may be a few who don’t have a smartphone or even a mobile altogether. Share your experiences We want to hear from…

I’ve fallen in love with a laptop—the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga | Ars … – Ars Technica

Sunday, September 10, 2017

reader comments 126 When writing a review, whether of a computer game, a film, a book, or a piece of hardware, there is always a certain amount of pressure to be “objective,” to write from some kind of non-personal, neutral viewpoint divorced from any kind of emotional response. I’ve never subscribed to this view myself. Here at Ars, we don’t try to review every piece of hardware that hits the market;…

I’ve fallen in love with a laptop—the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga – Ars Technica

Saturday, September 09, 2017

reader comments 107 When writing a review, whether of a computer game, a film, a book, or a piece of hardware, there is always a certain amount of pressure to be “objective,” to write from some kind of non-personal, neutral viewpoint divorced from any kind of emotional response. I’ve never subscribed to this view myself. Here at Ars, we don’t try to review every piece of hardware that hits the market;…

If you don’t have a mobile phone, tell us why – The Guardian

Saturday, September 09, 2017

Apple will launch the iPhone 8 on Tuesday. The new phone is set to be a radical change for the company as it celebrates the device’s 10th anniversary. While for some, this will be a day that they have eagerly awaited, others may be less enthused. And there may be a few who don’t have a smartphone or even a mobile altogether. Share your experiences We want to hear from…

I’ve fallen in love with a laptop—the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga – Ars Technica

Saturday, September 09, 2017

reader comments 61 When writing a review, whether of a computer game, a film, a book, or a piece of hardware, there is always a certain amount of pressure to be “objective,” to write from some kind of non-personal, neutral viewpoint divorced from any kind of emotional response. I’ve never subscribed to this view myself. Here at Ars, we don’t try to review every piece of hardware that hits the market;…

If you don’t have a mobile phone, tell us why – The Guardian

Saturday, September 09, 2017

Apple will launch the iPhone 8 on Tuesday. The new phone is set to be a radical change for the company as it celebrates the device’s 10th anniversary. While for some, this will be a day that they have eagerly awaited, others may be less enthused. And there may be a few who don’t have a smartphone or even a mobile altogether. Share your experiences We want to hear from…

Cell phone tips: Text instead of call during hurricanes to ease network congestion – KTTS

Saturday, September 09, 2017

After Hurricane Harvey left parts of Texas battered and flooded, Verizon sent help to the town of Port Arthur in the form of one very large truck. The white big rig is a mobile communication center, lined with semi-private desks and topped with a pair of satellite dishes. Each desk has a port to connect to the internet, a plug to charge a cell phone or other devices, and a…

If you don’t have a mobile phone, tell us why – The Guardian

Saturday, September 09, 2017

Apple will launch the iPhone 8 on Tuesday. The new phone is set to be a radical change for the company as it celebrates the device’s 10th anniversary. While for some, this will be a day that they have eagerly awaited, others may be less enthused. And there may be a few who don’t have a smartphone or even a mobile altogether. Share your experiences We want to hear from…

Apple moves to ward Western Digital off control of Toshiba chips, sources say – CNBC

Saturday, September 09, 2017

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Virginia scraps touchscreen voting machines – The Hill

Saturday, September 09, 2017

The Virginia State Board of Elections moved Friday to do away with touchscreen voting machines in the state by November’s election, a move aimed at boosting security.  The board decided to phase out the machines this year after the Virginia Department of Elections recommended that the touchscreen voting machines be decertified. The recommendation came after security experts breached numerous types of voting machines with ease at the DEF CON cybersecurity conference in Las…

Bitcoin tumbles on report China to shutter digital currency exchanges – Reuters

Saturday, September 09, 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bitcoin fell sharply on Friday after a report from a Chinese news outlet said China was planning to shut down local crypto-currency exchanges, although analysts said this was just a temporary setback. Sources close to a cross regulators committee that oversees online finance activities told Chinese financial publication Caixin that authorities plan to shut key bitcoin exchanges in China. Reuters was not immediately able to verify…

Which is the best laptop for photo editing? – The Guardian

Thursday, September 07, 2017

I need a new laptop. I have a high-spec but old Toshiba Portégé that has served me well, but I’m starting an art course and will study photography so need a top-notch screen (perhaps touch screen?) and more processing power. Do I have to get a Mac or is Windows a good option? Aileen Last week’s column covered the needs of a history student, who wanted a laptop costing up…

Bitcoin up sevenfold since Warren Buffett warned digital currency was a ‘mirage’ – CNBC

Thursday, September 07, 2017

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Are You Accurately Measuring Your Company’s Digital Strength? – Harvard Business Review

Thursday, September 07, 2017

There are few business leaders around the world not thinking about digital transformation in some shape or form. Whether improving omni-channel commerce or developing digital extensions to product lines, businesses are working out how to drive profitability through digital. But traditional metrics might underestimate the impact of digital, leaving companies vulnerable to aggressive competitors or pure-play disruptors. Many managers are missing digital signals that could help them better compete. Armed…

Digital health is dead, says this health-tech investor Rob Coppedge – CNBC

Thursday, September 07, 2017

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Fujifilm’s X-E3 overhauled with 4K video and a touchscreen – Engadget

Thursday, September 07, 2017

The EVF is the same 2.36-million dot display as the one on the high-end X-T2, and the rear 3-inch touchscreen offers smartphone-like control of focus and any menu settings you can’t access by the dials and buttons. The control wheels handle shutter speed and aperture, while the top dial, within reach of your thumb, lets you set exposure compensation. All told, the ergonomics look spot-on. The X-E1 also gets the…

Western Digital in talks for stake in Toshiba chip unit after an IPO: Kyodo – Reuters

Thursday, September 07, 2017

TOKYO (Reuters) – Western Digital Corp (WDC.O) is in talks to gain voting rights of just under 16 percent in Toshiba Corp’s (6502.T) memory chip unit on the assumption that it will be listed in the future, Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday. Kyodo did not cite sources or say who the U.S. firm was in talks with. Representatives for Western Digital and Toshiba declined to comment on discussions surrounding…

Digital health is dead, says this health-tech investor – CNBC

Thursday, September 07, 2017

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