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Microsoft Surface Pro X vs 12.9-inch iPad Pro: Which big-screened productivity tablet is best?

In the world of ultraportable 2-in-1 tablets that can work as hard as they play, there are but two options: the iPad Pro and the Surface Pro. And on October 2, Microsoft unveiled not just a refreshed Surface Pro 7, but the brand-new Surface Pro X (available from microsoft.com), an always-on, always-connected tablet that seems solely designed to take on the 12.9-inch iPad Pro (available from apple.com). So let’s dive in and see how these two tablets stack up. Update 2:35:…

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If your August, Nest, and Hue home/away triggers aren’t working with your new iPhone 11, here’s a fix

Whether you have a new iPhone 11 or just upgraded an old device to iOS 13, you might have noticed a change that isn’t for the better—your location-based smart devices might not be working anymore. Rest assured, that’s not a bug, it’s a new security feature and it’s easy to fix. iOS 13 introduces a host of new tracking features designed to give you a greater awareness of the apps that are using your location. For example, iOS will periodically…

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How to Get MacOS Catalina

MacOS Catalina is now available for download. Here’s how to download the latest version of Apple’s macOS. October 8, 2019 11:00AM EST October 8, 2019 PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Everyone loves new features on their computer, and the latest version of Apple’s macOS, Catalina, arrived this week. Among other notable features, Catalina will eliminate iTunes on the Mac in favor of three separate apps. Here’s…

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Apple’s worst product is still Apple’s worst product

On the whole, I think that Apple has far more hits than misses when it comes to product quality. Sure, like every other company, Apple has things that miss the mark, but there’s one Apple product that’s consistently awful. Charging cables. Must read: Apple’s hardware ecosystem has grown messy and frustratingly inconsistent Regular readers will know how much I detest Apple’s cables. iPhone charging cables have been a particular bugbear for me over the years because of how fragile they…

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Wi-Fi 6 routers: the best Wi-Fi 6 routers you can buy in 2019

Just when we were getting used to Wireless-AC, there’s a new standard creeping its way onto the market. Thankfully, the Wi-Fi Alliance has realized how confusing the 802.11b/g/n/ac/ax nomenclature is for consumers. So, now you’ll be looking for the best Wi-Fi 6 router instead of trying to figure out what random letter combination is the latest and greatest. So what’s Wi-Fi 6, and why should you care? Well, Wi-Fi 6 is the successor to 802.11ac (commonly branded as Wireless-AC) and…

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How to Turn Your Computer on From Across the House

Finally, to wake up your computer over the network, you’ll need a Wake-on-LAN app on your phone, laptop, or other device. Some programs come with Wake-on-LAN built-in. For example, TeamViewer has a “Wake Up” button you can press to wake up any sleeping PC connected to your TeamViewer account. You’ll need to check the documentation for your own remote access tool to see if it supports Wake-on-LAN, and what settings you need to enable for it to work. In other…

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LG SL9YG review: Atmos-pheric sound and Google Assistant in a classy package

Dolby Atmos soundbars have been around for a few years now, but each new iteration somehow manages to pack even more tech into a even less expensive package. However, it took until 2019 before I was finally able to recommend an Atmos soundbar — one that offered both affordability and performance: the Vizio SB36512. Given the existence of the Vizio, does it still make sense to spend any more than $500 on a soundbar?  For higher-end buyers, yes, it does.…

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Govtech startups to watch in the UK

Share Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The UK ranks among the world’s leaders in the UN E-Government Development Index and attracts a significant chunk of a government technology (govtech) market that is estimated to be worth $400 billion globally. Research by govtech accelerator Public estimates that the UK market for govtech could be worth £20 billion by 2025 due to the country’s combination of a large market, thriving tech scene and public acceptance of digital. Here are some of the UK startups driving the govtech boom. Read next: How…

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Facebook’s Hydra aims to simplify Python development

Aiming to reduce the need for boilerplate code and speed up the development of complex Python applications, Facebook Engineering has created an open source framework called Hydra. Hydra allows developers to “compose” the configurations of applications from the command line or from configuration files.  Facebook says Hydra offers a flexible approach to developing and maintaining code and configurations, thus speeding up the development of complex applications in fields such as machine learning research. Offered under an MIT license, Hydra lets…

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Online Map Leads Archaeologist to Maya Discovery

Until recently, archaeology was limited by what a researcher could see while standing on the ground. But light detection and ranging, or lidar, technology has transformed the field, providing a way to scan entire regions for archaeological sites. With an array of airborne lasers, researchers can peer down through dense forest canopies or pick out the shapes of ancient buildings to discover and map ancient sites across thousands of square miles. A process that once required decades-long mapping expeditions, and…

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How to Donate or Recycle Your Lego Bricks

Got too many Lego pieces scattered throughout the house? Now might be a good time to put them back in the box. Today, the Danish company announced Replay, a partnership venture with two nonprofits that will attempt to redistribute donated Lego pieces to classrooms and kids in need. “This is something we’ve had on our mind for a while now,” says Tim Brooks, vice president of environmental responsibility at Lego. “We get a lot of letters from parents and also…

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Discovery of 20 new moons puts Saturn ahead of Jupiter

The solar system has a new winner in the moon department. Twenty new moons have been found around Saturn, giving the ringed planet a total of 82, scientists said Monday. That beats Jupiter and its 79 moons. “It was fun to find that Saturn is the true moon king,” said astronomer Scott Sheppard of the Carnegie Institution for Science. If it’s any consolation to the Jupiter crowd, our solar system’s biggest planet — Jupiter — still has the biggest moon.…

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Hulu now lets subscribers download shows and movies for offline viewing

In context: Video subscription services are all the rage these days, and it’s not hard to see why. For one relatively-affordable monthly price, most such services give you access to hundreds (if not thousands) of TV shows and movies on-demand. One such service, Hulu, became even more appealing today, thanks to its new offline viewing feature. For those who don’t know, Hulu has always required users to have a constant connection to the internet to access content. This isn’t exactly…

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Exclusive interview with 1000 horsepower Supra builder Stephan Papadakis

Award-winning engine builder Stephan Papadakis set out to wrest 1,000 horsepower out of the new Toyota-BMW B58 engine found in the 2020 Toyota Supra. In the first episode of a four-part series, Papadakis showed us the initial engine removal and complete teardown. In the second episode he focused on how the engine makes its power, and he showed us the upgrades he was making to the engine’s internal parts. Now in the just-dropped third episode, Papadakis shows us how he assembles…

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AI in Transportation Report 2019: Trends, technologies, and roadblocks

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. New technology is disrupting legacy automakers’ business models and dampening consumer demand for purchasing vehicles. Tech-mediated models of transportation — like ride-hailing, for instance — are presenting would-be car owners with alternatives to purchasing vehicles. Business Insider Intelligence In fact, a study by… This is only a snippet of…

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US whistleblower blames Australian government for ‘Orwellian’ axing of conference speech | Technology

A whistleblower and an academic have said pressure from the Australian government’s top cyber security agency led to their speeches being cancelled at a conference in Melbourne. Former NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake, and Melbourne University academic Dr Suelette Dreyfus were both due to speak at the Australian Cyber Conference in Melbourne on October 7-9. They had both been booked since November last year but were told last week that their speeches had been cancelled due to being “incongruent” with the…

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Microsoft’s new Surface laptops and dual-screens turn up the heat on the competition – Which? News

Microsoft’s hardware event this month was crammed with new arrivals, with the Surface family expanded to include the productivity-boosting Pro 7, Pro X and Laptop 3. But alongside the 2-in-1 laptops were some surprises, including the Samsung Galaxy Fold-esque Surface Duo and Surface Neo. We were also introduced to new wireless earbuds aiming to compete with Apple’s iconic AirPods. Below, we’ve rounded up all the new products from Microsoft’s event in Manhattan. Browse all the best tablets for models with…

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U.S. Supreme Court snubs University of Wisconsin appeal in patent fight with Apple

FILE PHOTO: Apple company logos are seen as two MacBooks stand next to each other in an office in Vienna, Austria January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by the University of Wisconsin’s patent licensing arm to reinstate its legal victory against Apple Inc in a fight over computer processor technology that the school claimed the company used without permission in certain iPhones and iPads. The justices, on…

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Saturn breaks record after astronomers discover another 20 moons

Saturn is now the Moon King of our solar system thanks to the discovery of another 20 moons orbiting the gas giant. The announcement was made today by Carnegie Science, where a team of astronomers led by Scott S. Sheppard found the new moons. Adding them to the known celestial bodies, Saturn now officially has 82 moons, exceeding Jupiter’s previous record of 79. According to Carnegie Science, each of these newly discovered moons measure around three miles across; as well,…

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