Category: IT Technology

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AMD unveils its 2d-era Ryzen CPUs

The highest end Ryzen model is the eight-core Ryzen 7 2700X, which replaces the 1800X and 1700X from last year (honestly they weren’t that different). With a base clock of 3.7GHz, and a boost speed of 4.3Ghz, it’s faster than the 1800X, which ran between 3.6Ghz and 4Ghz. The new chip is also a much…

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Big coconut crab sneaks up on a sound asleep rooster and kills it

The gruesome finalephotograph copyright Mark Laidre By Jake Buehler A giant coconut crab has been filmed stalking, killing and devouring a seabird. It is the first time these whopping crustaceans have been seen actively hunting large, back-boned animals, and suggests they might dominate their island ecosystems. Coconut crabs (Birgus latro), also known as robber crabs,…

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LG V30S ThinQ overview: A stable but pointless cell telephone

Then there’s QLens, which ultimately isn’t much more than a pared-down version of Bixby Vision. Once it’s enabled, you’re given the option to snap a photo of an object and search for related results on Amazon and Pinterest. I’ve been dreaming for years now of an app that would help me identify shoes, accessories and…

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Causes and penalties of the Sicilian Mafia

The criminal syndicate known as the Mafia has played a defining role in the Sicilian economy and politics since its inception in the mid-19th century (Dimico et al. 2012), and has often been proffered as one of the prime reasons why Sicily has lagged behind the rest of Italy in economic and social development. Though…

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Google loses ‘factual to be forgotten’ case

A businessman fighting for the “right to be forgotten” has won a UK High Court action against Google. The man, who has not been named due to reporting restrictions surrounding the case, wanted search results about a past crime he had committed removed from the search engine. The judge, Mr Justice Mark Warby, ruled in…

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Is Apple’s HomePod failing?

Daniel CooperSenior Editor (Has a Google Home Mini, Sony HT-CT80 home theater system and a Soundfreaq Sound Platform 2 speaker.) I’m not in any way surprised that the HomePod has fizzled, simply because it’s a weird product with a very weird proposition. I seriously considered buying it in the run-up to its launch, but ultimately…

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Apple Sued an Neutral iPhone Repair Store Proprietor and Misplaced

Last year, Apple’s lawyers sent Henrik Huseby, the owner of a small electronics repair shop in Norway, a letter demanding that he immediately stop using aftermarket iPhone screens at his repair business and that he pay the company a settlement. Norway’s customs officials had seized a shipment of 63 iPhone 6 and 6S replacement screens…

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Gmail.com redesign contains self-destructing emails

Click the lock icon and you get a cool blue color scheme. What time do you want your message to self destruct? Users are sent a link to the message. Presumably this only happens on non-compatible clients. Gmail.com is soon getting its first redesign in seven years, and with that new look comes some new…