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Apple unveils iPadOS, adding features specifically to iPad

This is the second item, and features more updates just for the iPad, which is exciting for people who use the tablet. Some nice advancements!Apple has supplemented iOS 13 with new iPadOS which adds more productivity features for iPad users including enhanced Split...

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WWDC 2019: 6 Coolest New iPhone Features in iOS 13 | Time

We'll be chatting with Keith for two segments on all things from WWDC's announcements. The advance notice on this is that Keith is excited (even though Apple Maps 2019 is (in part) Google Street View 2016)... Note: The video is done with Apple Fanboys who will be...

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Rare Apple I fetches $471,000 at Christie’s auction

Rare Apple I fetches $471,000 at Christie’s auction

Ahh, to dream of owning a piece of history like this. I have two Osbourne portables, one fully working, and I don't even have a prayer that they would sell for enough to bother to dust them off. A rare Apple I has fetched roughly $471,000 after selling at auction...

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NASA orders the first piece of its lunar outpost

Not wasting any time, NASA is moving forward with stuff that's already been designed for the mission back to Luna. NASA has awarded space technology company Maxar a $375 million contract to develop the first Lunar Gateway segment that's flying to space. Maxar, which...

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Apple to warn iPhone users about update impact – BBC News

Apple to warn iPhone users about update impact – BBC News

Given that Apple has agreed to warning of slowdowns to avoid a lawsuit in the United Kingdom, it will be interesting to see if theese warnings will come to those of us in the United States, or only arrive to folks in the United Kingdom.The tech giant must tell...

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Your packages could be delivered from a self-driving truck

An interesting thought, but not anywhere close to the USPS Terminator.TuSimple is taking over U.S. Postal Service long-haul delivery routes with self-driving trucks in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas for a two-week pilot. See full story on Your packages could be...

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NASA TV spot (unofficial) – YouTube

NASA TV spot (unofficial) – YouTube

This TV Spot lays up a nice history of NASAs amazing past, and while this was done by fans of NASA (and modern music), it brings me a feeling that perfectly inspires after todays announcements of NASA going back to the moon... to stay!...

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We Are Going – YouTube

NASA provided an amazing video today, laying out why we need to go to the moon again, not for a visit, but to stay and build our next steps into the cosmos. The only thing they missed is the next video...We are going to the Moon, to stay, by 2024. And this is how....

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Teens Smuggle Burner Phones to Defy Parents – WSJ

Teens Smuggle Burner Phones to Defy Parents – WSJ

I will probably talk about this as a topic sometime soon, rather than a news item, but it was an interesting read. This crosses between addictions, but also overbearing parent Luddite behavior in a world where tech familiarity is going to be the difference between the...

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It’s Time to Break Up Facebook

Co-Founder Chris Hughes is concerned about Zuckerberg and the path he's headed on. He lays out a good path of why it's good to break it up, what the effects would be, and how competition would make this all thrive. I'm not a fan of government intervention, but there...

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Never Call Back a Robocaller

Never Call Back a Robocaller

I used to call back local numbers that rang a few times. Once, I think of it as a wrong number... I have to change my thinking, apparently."I receive at least six calls a day from area codes in cities I’ve never been to—San Angelo, Texas, say, or Warrenville,...

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Julian Assange jailed over bail breach

Well, this entire saga will continue for a long time.  He'll get the equivalent of a rough and tough maximum security here.  Next stop could be Sweden for charges there (but they haven't been filed yet), or the United States for his charges there, or perhaps Australia...

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Rape victims asked to hand phones to police

Perpetuating the crime further, it would seem... Cases may not go ahead if police in England and Wales do not get access to messages and photographs. Source: Rape victims asked to hand phones to police

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Putting Down Your Phone May Help You Live Longer

Let's all just chill... Set your tech to silent, no buzz, nothing.  Nothing is so important that you need to lift the phone now.  Just wait and get it a few times a day. By raising levels of the stress-related hormone cortisol, our phone time may also be threatening...

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57% See Artificial Intelligence As Threat to Human Race

The idea that we might need fear AI has been around for ages.  I wonder if we might be seeing our own impending doom... or if I should take off my tin-foil hat. Fifty-seven percent (57%) of voters believe that Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) is at least somewhat of a...

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Apple will donate money to rebuild Notre-Dame

Generosity from all over... In a tweet this morning, Apple chief executive Tim Cook said the company would be donating to rebuilding efforts to restore Notre-Dame. We are heartbroken for the French people and those around the world for whom Notre Dame is a symbol of...

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A powerful spyware app now targets iPhone owners

It's not a matter of if, but when, your favorite tech will be vulnerable to hackers and more... Security researchers have discovered a powerful surveillance app first designed for Android devices can now target victims with iPhones. The spy app, found by researchers...

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Amazon Workers Are Listening to What You Tell Alexa

Creepy, and yet part of improvement... The teams use internal chat rooms to share files when they need help parsing a muddled word—or come across an amusing recording. Source: Amazon Workers Are Listening to What You Tell Alexa

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Uber files for IPO

OK, you're aware of it.  I don't gamble in the stock market, so... Uber has filed its S-1, setting the stage for the transportation company to go public next month. This comes less than one month after competitor Lyft’s debut on the public market. Uber is listing...

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is arrested by police

A year ahead in British Jail, then off to other places.  The US has charges against him that are fairly extensive too... Julian Assange has been arrested by British police yesterday following an extradition request by the US after Ecuador dramatically withdrew his...

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Harry and Meghan took my Instagram name

This didn't make it to air, but I thought it interesting anyway...   Kevin Keiley he feels "flattered" but also "annoyed" at the way his Instagram handle @sussexroyal was taken away. Source: Harry and Meghan took my Instagram name

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EU says new cars must include built-in speed limiters

Every new car built after May 2022 will be fitted with anti-speeding devices to alert drivers when they break legal limits, as well as in-built breathalysers to cut out engines when drink drivers get behind the wheel. Source: EU says new cars must include built-in...

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