Month: June 2019

Kano, the London-based startup that builds hardware designed to teach younger people about computing and coding, is taking a significant step forward in its growth strategy today. The startup has inked a partnership with Microsoft that sees Kano launching the Kano PC, a new 11.6-inch touch-enabled, Intel Atom-powered computer, its first to run Windows —
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Nintendo’s new leader knew the challenges presented by the transition and he didn’t need to wait long to see the first surface on social media. Bowser had taken over Nintendo and the internet had jokes. In February, Nintendo announced the longtime president of its US division, Reggie Fils-Aimé, would be replaced by 53-year-old Doug Bowser, a
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Apple MacBook Air (2017), Acer Predator Helios 300, Asus ROG Strix, Acer Swift 5, and other notebooks have received discounts during the Lap It Up sale on Flipkart. The ongoing sale, which will last until tomorrow, June 20, also list budget options such as the Lenovo Ideapad 130, Ideapad 330, and HP 14q with discounted
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Facebook has announced plans to launch its own cryptocurrency and a digital wallet to store it in. The digital currency is called Libra, with the digital wallet called Calibra. And both are set to become available sometime in 2020. What Is Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency? After months of rumors, Facebook has finally announced its new cryptocurrency.
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OnePlus 7 Pro has started receiving OxygenOS 9.5.8 update. According to the company, the update rollout is incremental, and it will take a few days to reach everyone. The OxygenOS 9.5.8 update brings optimised touch sensitivity, May Android Security patch, and improved audio quality in phone calls. Meanwhile, OnePlus team has shared its feedback on
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Intel has released an automatic overclocking tool called Intel Performance Maximizer for its unlocked desktop 9th Gen Core CPUs, allowing people to squeeze extra performance out of their computers even if they don’t have the patience and experience that is usually necessary for manual overclocking. The tool promises to take the guesswork and repetition out of
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The first time I showed the Palm phone to the TechCrunch staff, they were excited. At the very least, it was a unique take on the category, designed to be a second phone for those moments that didn’t require a larger, bulkier device. But reality set in pretty quickly. The device’s capabilities were severely limited
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There are a number of key differences between Apple’s AirPower and lookalike knockoff, AirUnleashed. The most pertinent one, however, is that one of the two is actually available for purchase. Apple gave up the AirPower ghost back in March, after having gone silent on the product for some time, citing an inability to “achieve [its]
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  Everyone’s worred about Mark Zuckerberg controlling the next currency, but I’m more concerned about a crypto Cambridge Analytica. Today Facebook announced Libra, its forthcoming stablecoin designed to let you shop and send money overseas with almost zero transaction fees. Immediately, critics started harping about the dangers of centralizing control of tomorrow’s money in the
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Western Digital began a major push into the SSD market in 2016. The company recognised that users were moving away from spinning hard drives but that the WD brand was still very highly regarded among PC enthusiasts and DIY builders. The company bought SanDisk to leverage its expertise in flash storage, and has enjoyed some
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