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Lenovo Ideapad Miix 520 review: A superb Windows tablet with subpar battery life - PCWorld

Wed, 2018-01-03 11:08

PCWorld

Lenovo Ideapad Miix 520 review: A superb Windows tablet with subpar battery life
PCWorld
The Lenovo Ideapad Miix 520 aspires to compete with Microsoft's Surface Pro, and it checks nearly all of the boxes: excellent performance; a bright, high-resolution display; and a comfortable typing experience. Only in battery life does it fall well ...

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CES 2018: What to expect - Engadget

Tue, 2018-01-02 15:00

Engadget

CES 2018: What to expect
Engadget
It's January, which means that Las Vegas, or the bit that pretends not to be Las Vegas for tax reasons, will play host to CES. The Consumer Electronics Show is the event that kicks off the technology world's annual calendar, and 2018 will see thousands ...

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Samsung registers 'DeX Pad' trademark in Europe, suggesting new form factor - Android Police

Tue, 2018-01-02 13:55

Android Police

Samsung registers 'DeX Pad' trademark in Europe, suggesting new form factor
Android Police
The 835 can run full windows 10 but those always on windows machines cost significantly more. By the time a hypothetical laptop/tablet dock makes it to the market, the flagships will have moved on to the 845. It's potentially a much better value ...

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Oculus Rift The 'Most Popular' VR Headset On Steam In December, Windows VR Debuts - UploadVR

Tue, 2018-01-02 11:02

UploadVR

Oculus Rift The 'Most Popular' VR Headset On Steam In December, Windows VR Debuts
UploadVR
After a months' break, the gap between the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive narrowed once more in the latest Steam Hardware Survey results. The Hardware Survey is an optional feature that Steam users take part in that detects what VR headsets they're using ...

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FOX 8 Defenders 2017 Year in Review - FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

Tue, 2018-01-02 03:13

FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

FOX 8 Defenders 2017 Year in Review
FOX 8 News WVUE-TV
He took his growing concerns over a lack of fire protection to the FOX 8 Defenders, and we worked to get the problem solved. St. Tammany Fire District 13 confirmed, the hydrants were deemed unusable, a problem the district says it reported to the ...

Cloud Directory Feature System Management - Security Boulevard

Tue, 2018-01-02 00:34

Security Boulevard

Cloud Directory Feature System Management
Security Boulevard
... had to be homogenous (e.g., exclusively Windows). These two factors must remain constant for AD to remain an effective solution. To change the equation is to change the solution. For most modern organizations, there is no doubt that AD is no longer ...

Microsoft Australia makes AU$43m profit after settling AU$39m ATO bill - ZDNet

Tue, 2018-01-02 00:22

ZDNet

Microsoft Australia makes AU$43m profit after settling AU$39m ATO bill
ZDNet
In spite of Microsoft's continued push to be a cloud-first/AI-first company in 2017, ZDNet readers still were Windows watchers, first and foremost. Microsoft commits $50 million to apply AI to the problem of global climate change (TechRepublic ...

Outsourced True Single Sign-On™ - Security Boulevard

Mon, 2018-01-01 18:22

Security Boulevard

Outsourced True Single Sign-On™
Security Boulevard
Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) solutions calling themselves SSO surfaced in response to the high quantity of these web-based apps users needed to access on a daily basis. These IDaaS solutions were built to work in conjunction with Active Directory and ...

My Father's Body, at Rest and in Motion - The New Yorker

Mon, 2018-01-01 10:01

The New Yorker

My Father's Body, at Rest and in Motion
The New Yorker
Well, thankfully that problem's been solved, she seemed to suggest, triumphantly, and moved on to the next bed. An hour later, she came to clean my father up. A little pool of spittle, the color and consistency of pond scum, had formed in his half-open ...

Automatic Repair couldn't repair your PC in Windows 10 - TWCN Tech News (blog)

Mon, 2018-01-01 01:09

TWCN Tech News (blog)

Automatic Repair couldn't repair your PC in Windows 10
TWCN Tech News (blog)
As I read your article Andy and was going to comment that it was really very good – I myself, suddenly was having PC issues. I couldn't get my keyboard to work. It was really strange, but I did think to just re-boot. Well, it took me several minutes to ...

Outsourced Authentication - Security Boulevard

Sat, 2017-12-30 16:42

Security Boulevard

Outsourced Authentication
Security Boulevard
A new generation of outsourced authentication platform has emerged to solve the problem of connecting users to all of the IT resources they need. A core part of the solution is to create one identity that is leveraged to access a wide range of IT ...

Hosted Identity Bridge - Security Boulevard

Sat, 2017-12-30 00:57

Security Boulevard

Hosted Identity Bridge
Security Boulevard
This problem spawned the creation of the identity bridge. An identity bridge is a piece of software that extends Active Directory (the old) credentials to modern IT resources such as Mac and Linux systems, web applications, and AWS cloud server ...

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It's time for an international window across all rugby leagues - The Roar

Fri, 2017-12-29 22:03

The Roar

It's time for an international window across all rugby leagues
The Roar
In South Africa, Australia and New Zealand we do not have this problem. Super Rugby takes place 100 per cent outside of the window and the Currie Cup in SA and the Mitre 10 New Zealand Cup take place during the winter rugby season in the southern ...

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Samsung and LG Confirm That They Haven't Slowed Down Phones - XDA Developers (blog)

Fri, 2017-12-29 18:56

XDA Developers (blog)

Samsung and LG Confirm That They Haven't Slowed Down Phones
XDA Developers (blog)
Google instead consciously chooses to make bricks. I can't fault Apple for choosing otherwise. mark • 5 hours ago. None of my devices - phones, tablets, PCs - have suffered either from being slowed down, or random shutdowns after that period of time ...
Slowdowngate: Apple finally does what it should have done all alongMSPoweruser

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Stop Windows 10 from reopening applications after restart - TWCN Tech News (blog)

Fri, 2017-12-29 18:45

TWCN Tech News (blog)

Stop Windows 10 from reopening applications after restart
TWCN Tech News (blog)
The most simple and best solution to this problem is 'Close your applications before a shutdown.' Yes, that seems one additional step before shutting down your computer, but that is a habit you can maintain over time. But if this does not work for you ...

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Editorials from around New England - The Herald

Fri, 2017-12-29 17:05

Editorials from around New England
The Herald
The JI recognizes that Fasano is an important Connecticut Republican leader and has questioned him many times about state and national issues. We have asked why his latest state budget, which he declared to be balanced, turned out to be $200 million in ...

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Microsoft says it's time to kill off the password - TechSpot

Fri, 2017-12-29 11:16

TechSpot

Microsoft says it's time to kill off the password
TechSpot
One of Microsoft's answers to what it sees as the password problem is Windows Hello, which verifies users' identities using facial, fingerprint, and even iris scanning. The company says it's used by most of its employees, and that 70 percent of Windows ...

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Apple's New iMac Pro Hits A Benchmark Home Run - Forbes

Fri, 2017-12-29 00:28

Forbes

Apple's New iMac Pro Hits A Benchmark Home Run
Forbes
That's an option that is rarely open to Windows 10 designers, who work with chips that work across multiple platforms and an OS that has to cope with many different hardware variations. The end result though is one reason that those needing intensive ...

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Windows 10 finally overtakes Windows 7 usage in USA in new stat - MSPoweruser

Thu, 2017-12-28 21:35

MSPoweruser

Windows 10 finally overtakes Windows 7 usage in USA in new stat
MSPoweruser
We have been watching Netmarketshare's numbers closely over the last few months, waiting for the moment, long predicted, when Windows 10 will have more usage on the web than the now 8-year-old Windows 7. According to another US-based stat, however ...

Prefab toilets at 58 tribal hamlets soon - The Hindu

Thu, 2017-12-28 18:27

The Hindu

Prefab toilets at 58 tribal hamlets soon
The Hindu
After knowing their difficulty, Mr. Yadav assured them that the problem would be solved once the World Bank released ₹1,000 crore under the external aid programme for household tap connections across the State. Out of seven borewells for a population ...