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Mystery AMD graphics card spotted in benchmark

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A mystery AMD GPU has been spotted in the Ashes of the Singularity benchmark database, which goes in line with previous rumors that AMD is possibly preparing a new graphics card, called the RX 490. The Radeon… Go To Full Article

AT&T starts testing 5G wireless with Intel in Austin

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Verizon may have beat AT&T to the punch, but no matter -- the second-biggest US carrier has started testing 5G wireless technology that promises to bring gigabit bandwidth to our mobile devices in the coming years. In a blog post,… Go To Full Article

Microsoft's second try at social chat bots arrives in Kik

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Microsoft's first foray into social chat bots didn't go so well given that propensity for racist diatribes. It's giving the concept another try, however, and this time it promises to be more successful. Twitter user Tom Hounsell has noticed the… Go To Full Article

Disney can digitally recreate your teeth

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Digital models of humans can be uncannily accurate these days, but there's at least one area where they fall short: teeth. Unless you're willing to scan the inside of someone's mouth, you aren't going to get a very faithful representation… Go To Full Article

Android 7.1.1 is rolling out now

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Google's excellent Pixel phones launched with Android 7.1, a minor update to Nougat that nevertheless included a few handy features. Now, Google has announced that Android 7.1.1 has started rolling out to other Android phones and provide a lot of… Go To Full Article

Plume's WiFi extending pods are now available

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If you're having WiFi issues in certain rooms and range extenders or powerline plugs aren't doing the trick, there's another option on the market. Plume's mesh-based "pod" WiFi system is now on sale following a pre-order campaign earlier this year.… Go To Full Article

Prius plug-in drivers in Japan can earn real-world rewards for electric driving

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Because saving money on gas just wasn't incentive enough.Buyers of new plug-in Prius models in Japan (known as the Prius Prime in the US) will have another incentive, besides using less gas, to drive in EV mode as much as… Go To Full Article

VW's new company aims for on-demand self-driving cars

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Like other automakers, Volkswagen sees the writing on the wall: it knows that there won't be as much of a reason to own a car in the future between ridesharing (like that of its partner, Gett) and self-driving cars. Accordingly,… Go To Full Article

Runkeeper uses Apple Watch GPS to keep track of your route

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Apple Watch Series 2 arrived with two notable updates: waterproofing and built-in GPS. Even though the popular jogging app has been letting users run without their iPhone since last fall, Runkeeper now tasks the wearable's own GPS for better tracking... Go To Full Article

What Is Taking Up That “Other” Storage in macOS?

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Your Mac can tell you what’s taking up space on your hard drive…but it isn’t very detailed. Click the Apple at the top-right of your screen, then click “About This Mac,” and the “Storage” tab gives you a visual overview… Go To Full Article

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