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Smart Watches for Children Are Dangerous Garbage

A recent analysis of popular smart watches intended for children has revealed that the fledgling market is littered with devices that, at best, fail to…

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by Jason Fitzpatrick
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How to Check Your Motherboard Model Number on Your Windows PC

Whether you need to update drivers, check hardware compatibility, or you’re just curious, it’s way easier to check your motherboard model number with these simple tricks than to crack open your case to check the board itself. Here’s how to check your motherboard model number from the comfort of your keyboard. by Jason Fitzpatrick
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Six Month Review: The Nintendo Switch Delivered On Its Lofty Promises

The Nintendo Switch came out earlier this year and the hardware looked great, but a few questions still lingered…

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by Eric Ravenscraft
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How to Spot Fake Stock Photos (and Attribute the Right Person)

Spammers and other unscrupulous advertisers are always looking for new ways to get you click on their pages. One of the latest tactics is to steal popular and useful stock images—like the kind you sometimes see in news articles—and re-upload them elsewhere. by Michael Crider
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BlackBerry’s KEYone ‘Black Edition’ offers more than just good looks

BlackBerry’s most interesting phone in years – if not an entire decade – is the KEYone, an Android device with a classic BlackBerry hardware keyboard that finally answers the needs of truly dedicated thumb typists with a modern mobile OS. Now, the KEYone ‘Black Edition’ has arrived, and it’s more than just a fresh coat of paint on an older gadget. In fact,… Read More

by Darrell Etherington
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Apple reportedly isn’t producing enough iPhone X units for first weekend sales

According to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is still facing supply chain constraints for the upcoming iPhone X. The company will have around 2 to 3 million units before the launch on November 3rd, which shouldn’t be enough to meet demand. While Apple didn’t disclose exact numbers for first weekend sales last year, the company sold 13 million iPhone… Read More

by Romain Dillet
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Know all your rival’s SEO secrets with Serpstat, now an extra 20% off

Rather than figuring out the keywords yourself that’ll send your web numbers surging, wouldn’t it be even better if you could get your competitors to help do the work for you? That’s the principle behind Serpstat…and right now, you can land a lifetime subscription to their ingenious and proven search improvement methods for $34.99 from TNW Deals.

by TNW Deals
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Facebook Messenger teams up with PayPal for payments

Facebook users are getting a new way to pay eachother with Messenger. Well, actually an old one – starting today, people in the US will be able to pay eachother using PayPal. To set up PayPal, just initiate a payment like you normally would, by tapping the ‘+’ button and then selecting the green payments button. Once you enter the amount and tap ‘pay’ you’ll have the option to select your payment method, which now includes PayPal in addition to debit cards. If you’ve already used Messenger for payments before, you can just tap ‘change’ to switch things up. It’s…This story continues at The Next Web
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by Napier Lopez
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How the blockchain economy aligns incentives and reduces costs

Blockchain can creates economies where, instead of competing, involved parties collaborate for productivity.

by Ben Dickson
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IBM’s Watson Beat: who owns music made by a machine?

We’ve seen IBM’s Watson politely annihilate humans in Jeopardy, make a movie trailer for Morgan, create never-before-eaten recipes and even understand nuance and tone… to say the least. Now it’s moving on to music. Watson Beat is IBM’s music arm of Watson; an AI-driven music composing app that’s sparked some debate about music copyright. Speaking on the panel at Amsterdam Dance Event’s Tech conference yesterday, IBM THINKLab Director, Elizabeth Transier, explained how this open sourced, AI-powered music generator works. “Essentially you take monophonic melody input and pick a genre and Watson Beat will generate composition after composition after composition until it’s a…This story continues at The Next Web
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by Camille Charluet
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