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Intel 8th Gen Core CPUs: Everything you need to know

Intel 8th Gen Core CPUs: Everything you need to know

Intel's four new notebook processors join its U-series line, which is meant for thin-and-light devices (ultrabooks, notebook/tablet convertibles, etc.) requiring a relatively high level of performance. What will the refreshed Kaby Lake processors be capable of? The four new u-Series CPUs consist of two i7 chips and two i5 chips. Put simply, the answer depends on whether you want the most powerful laptop you can get; whether you want power but fancy a bargain price; or whether you're ... Read More

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Android Oreo is official

Android Oreo is official

So, in other words, we could find out when Google plans to release Android O , or we might finally learn Android O's real name. As if you didn't already have enough on the agenda, Google just teased a big Android O announcement happening on August 21 . Read More

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Safety is Top Priority for Viewing Monday Afternoon's 'Great American Eclipse'

Safety is Top Priority for Viewing Monday Afternoon's 'Great American Eclipse'

Grid managers say they've been preparing extensively for more than a year and are confident nobody will lose power. Let's get this out of the way: Please, please do not stare directly at the sun during the solar eclipse . A total solar eclipse is not in itself a very rare event; on average, one happens somewhere in the world every 18 months. No sunglasses, no matter how dark, will protect your eyes from looking directly at the eclipse. Read More

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Total Solar Eclipse Approaches: Be Prepared

Total Solar Eclipse Approaches: Be Prepared

So what are our chances here in the UK? Just in case you've forgotten or maybe, somehow, haven't heard, there will be a total solar eclipse Monday. The next total solar eclipse will be observable from central Argentina and Chile - in July 2019. Without certified viewing glasses, there are safe ways to observe projections of the eclipse, but Schindler emphasized again, "do not look at the Sun at any time". Read More

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New teaser shows more of BMW's 'Z4' Concept

New teaser shows more of BMW's 'Z4' Concept

Disappointingly, nothing is spoken of the drivetrain and whether the next Z4 will share any oily bits with the forthcoming Toyota Supra , which is said to be powered by a hybrid powertrain and auto-only transmission. There's also a carbon-fiber rear valance that's molded around rectangular tailpipes. Finished in "Energetic Orange" matte paint, the Z4 concept rides on bi-colour 20-inch double-spoke alloy wheels. Read More

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Protecting your eyes during the eclipse

Protecting your eyes during the eclipse

Madigan says you should never look directly at the sun without eclipse glasses or solar viewers that are certified as safe as it can lead to serious injury. "It's the first one in a hundred years that's gone from West Coast to East Coast", said Patrick McQuillan who works at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City . Read More

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Abe, Trump aim to prevent NKorean missile launch

Abe, Trump aim to prevent NKorean missile launch

The US and South Korea have confirmed the drills will go ahead as planned. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, frequently a critic of the president, said he supported his approach to North Korea so far. Aegis is able to track 100 missiles simultaneously and fire interceptors to take out an enemy's ballistic projectiles. North Korea has bragged about its missile capabilities, and experts say they could hit cities like Denver and Chicago. Read More

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Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak this weekend

Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak this weekend

On a dark, moonless night you should expect to see 50 or more meteors fly by each hour from extremely northerly latitudes. "During a good Perseid shower under ideal conditions, you can see about one meteor per minute". The Perseid meteors pose no threat to Earth. It is best to view as much sky as possible to increase your chances to see the flying debris. The Perseid meteors are the most consistent and productive of the annual meteor displays, said astronomer Geoff Chester of the ... Read More

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FULL DETAILS: Rare total solar eclipse 2017

City leaders in the path of the upcoming eclipse probably worry about it. "It goes right across the U.S". "The eclipse is coming to Columbia, Missouri, we are nearly dead center in the middle of the path", said Jonathan Sessions, owner of Gravity, an Apple-authorized service provider business. Read More

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Donald Trump brings Foxconn and thousands of jobs to Wisconsin

Donald Trump brings Foxconn and thousands of jobs to Wisconsin

Foxconn says the Wisconsin facility will manufacture liquid crystal display, or LCD, panels that can be used in televisions, self-driving cars and in a variety of other areas including health care, office automation and entertainment. He told reporters at the White House the state legislature will need to approve the $3-billion incentives package. The factory will build LCDs with the bulk of the production said to be slated for Sharp (Foxconn parent company Hon Hai also owns Sharp). Read More

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Sites vow to stand up for net neutrality

Sites vow to stand up for net neutrality

Where net neutrality stands: Under the Open Internet Order enacted by the FCC in 2015, internet providers can not block access to content on websites or apps, interfere with loading speeds, or provide favoritism to those who pay extra. AT&T and other internet providers, meanwhile, are strong supporters of the FCC's proposed action. Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said in a blog post in late April: "We don't block, throttle, or discriminate against lawful content delivered over the ... Read More

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Trump congratulates Iraqi PM over Mosul victory

Trump congratulates Iraqi PM over Mosul victory

The accusation arrived three days before the USA and Iraqi forces declared victory in Mosul , marking a formal end to a violent offensive that spanned eight months and displaced some 87,000 residents. "Many of the people who are in that situation are too weak even to cross the front line". "I saved two children and their mother, but one daughter, we couldn't reach her". Read More

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Watch The 2018 Audi A8 Reveal Live

Watch The 2018 Audi A8 Reveal Live

Utilising Audi's Piloted Drive software it will allow - where legislation permits - for fully autonomous driving of up to 37mph and Level 3 "continual automation" autonomy. Another novelty feature in the new A8 is the Active Suspension, that automatically adjusts the suspension in anticipation of a pothole, thereby, offering better ride quality. Read More

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IPhone 8 Rumors: Apple Developing 3-D Facial Recognition Scanner For iPhones

IPhone 8 Rumors: Apple Developing 3-D Facial Recognition Scanner For iPhones

And certainly Apple wants to avoid the same bad press that Samsung endured with its rival Galaxy S8 , where it has been claimed that facial recognition scanning can be defeated with a single picture. Bloomberg also reports that Apple Inc. introduced the fingerprint scanning Touch ID system in 2013 for the iPhone 5s . Apple iPhone 8 is supposed to launch this September, along with iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus . Read More

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GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

It would allow insurers to cover fewer benefits and repeal tax boosts on wealthier people that help finance the statute's expanded coverage. "I would like to delay", said Sen. Not only would the GOP legislation scale back coverage through the insurance markets and phase out the Medicaid expansion, it would also make fundamental changes to the broader Medicaid program. Read More

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Official news is BAD for Xbox One X players

Official news is BAD for Xbox One X players

That's usually because the console maker either directly funded the game or owns the studio that made it. Microsoft backed up the X's announcement by showing off a large number of games that were either exclusive to the Xbox One or timed exclusives, such as Dragon Ball Fighters Z, BioWare's upcoming game Anthem , and more. Read More

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The UK's 'Hung Parliament' and what it means for Brexit

The UK's 'Hung Parliament' and what it means for Brexit

British newspapers summed it up in a word: Mayhem. With parliament in deadlock, Tories MPs may oust Mrs May and call for a General Election when a new leader is in place. From whom? From her party? I think if we'd had a large Conservative majority like all the polling was pointing to, then Theresa May could've pushed through her version of Brexit. Read More

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IOS 11 Brings Drag And Drop Support To iPhone

IOS 11 Brings Drag And Drop Support To iPhone

But every time someone new comes to your home or office - or whenever you go to someone else for the first time - you'll be able to seamlessly connect to Wi-Fi. In iOS 10 and previous versions, users had to delete the app and reinstall it without the relevant data and documents to free up some storage space. Read More

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