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Adobe tease data visualization storytelling with no coding required

Over 12,000 people are attending the annual Adobe Max creativity conference at the Venetian in Las Vegas. If you scratch beneath the surface of announcements such as the cloud-centric redesign of Lightroom washed down with appearances from actor/director Jon Favreau and Mark Ronson, there is substance as well as style. The event is not just about new applications or adding shiny features to existing products. MAX Sneaks offers attendees an opportunity to preview future technology that may or may not make it into products. These proof of concepts provide a glimpse of the vision for the creativity cloud of the…This story continues at The Next Web Or just read more coverage about: Adobe by Neil C. Hughes #TheNextWeb #Internet #tech #news

https://thenextweb.com/contributors/2017/10/19/adobe-lincoln/

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Apple CEO confirms new Mac mini in fan email

It’s been three years since Mac mini got an update. It’s easy to assume three years without an update means the product is dead, and the company has moved on. But with Apple products, you never really know for sure — looking at you Mac Pro. One Apple fan could no longer deal with the uncertainty, so he took matters into his own hands and emailed CEO Tim Cook to ask him directly. The email, published at MacRumors, read: Hi Tim, I love the Mac Mini but it’s been over 3 years now without an update. Are we going to…This story continues at The Next Web Or just read more coverage about: Apple by Bryan Clark #TheNextWeb #Internet #tech #news

https://thenextweb.com/apple/2017/10/19/apple-ceo-confirms-new-mac-mini-in-fan-email/

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Wicked Audio’s Outcry Extreme is my favorite Bluetooth speaker under $60

I tested out Wicked Audio’s Outcry Extreme Bluetooth speaker just in time for Halloween, and it’s been great to party with. I used it in a number of environments and found a lot to like. It’s a quality speaker that literally growls and barks (more on this later), plus it sounds pretty good thanks to two 45mm drivers. The Outcry Extreme is a sturdy dual-speaker that lives at the low-end of high quality. I give it top marks for manufacturing and durability. It’s over half a kilo (1.5 lbs) of plastic and metal sturdy enough to suffer some drops. In…This story continues at The Next Web by Tristan Greene #TheNextWeb #Internet #tech #news

https://thenextweb.com/gear/2017/10/19/review-wicked-audios-outcry-extreme-is-a-tough-bluetooth-speaker-at-a-nice-price/

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Nintendo nabs two-thirds of monthly game hardware sales thanks to Switch

Nintendo has managed to lead the industry in video game hardware sales – by a wide margin – for September, which is a very promising sign going into the holiday shopping season. The Nintendo Switch helped this immensely, leading the industry as the top-selling console for the third straight month, and the fifth month overall that Switch has led sales since its introduction seven… Read More by Darrell Etherington #TechCrunch #Microsoft #tech #gadgets #news

https://techcrunch.com/2017/10/19/nintendo-nabs-two-thirds-of-monthly-game-hardware-sales-thanks-to-switch/?ncid=rss

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Don’t buy an old Roku now

Don’t buy an old Roku now #review #Roku #PCH3lp

http://bit.ly/2zmjdCf

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Amazon’s original Echo gets a much-needed upgrade

It’s been nearly two full years since the first Echo was made available to Amazon Prime subscribers. In that time, the company added six new members to the Echo family (seven if you count the Tap, which Amazon kind of, sort of does) — and in the case of the Echo Dot, did one full product refresh. Google entered the space in a big way with Home, and both Apple and Microsoft have… Read More by Brian Heater #TechCrunch #Microsoft #tech #gadgets #news

https://techcrunch.com/2017/10/19/amazons-original-echo-gets-a-much-needed-upgrade/?ncid=rss

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Find your unprotected Amazon S3 buckets with this free tool

Services like Amazon’s S3 have made it easier and cheaper than ever to store large quantities of data in the cloud. Used properly, S3 buckets are a useful tool that can save time and money. Used properly, I said. The problem is that plenty of companies fail to implement basic security. This, as I’m sure you’ve guessed, has resulted in an astonishing spate of (frankly) catastrophic data breaches. In October, researchers discovered an open S3 bucket containing the personal information of 1,113 NFL players and their agents. And in July, the details of three million WWE fans were chokeslammed onto…This story continues at The Next Web Or just read more coverage about: Amazon by Matthew Hughes #TheNextWeb #Internet #tech #news

https://thenextweb.com/dd/2017/10/19/find-unprotected-amazon-s3-buckets-free-tool/

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A designer has collected at least 66 (!!!) active versions of Facebook app’s navbar

Facebook is currently testing more than 60 versions of its navigation bar, the small icons on the bottom of your mobile screen. According to designer Luke Wroblewski — who gathered the data with the help of Twitter users — the navbar has at least 66 variations: if anyone (other than me) is still counting… now at 66 active versions of Facebook’s mobile nav: https://t.co/Rw5VqPeP2d pic.twitter.com/mNCpGCuFS6 — Luke Wroblewski (@lukew) October 17, 2017 Facebook seems to be A/B testing its app with a ton of users. I’ve already gone through a few different navbars in the last couple of months, and…This story continues at The Next Web Or just read more coverage about: Facebook by Inés Casserly #TheNextWeb #Internet #tech #news

https://thenextweb.com/apps/2017/10/19/a-designer-has-collected-at-least-66-active-versions-of-facebook-apps-navbar/

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Nintendo Switch passes a huge sales milestone in the US

Nintendo Switch passes a huge sales milestone in the US

http://bit.ly/2yB4Nis

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Romeo Power unveils its first consumer power packs

Romeo Power has just released what looks to be the mobile charging device of my dreams. Its wand-shaped “Saber,” using the company’s proprietary power management technology, is a compact little charger that seems ideal for keeping my three-year-old, busted-up MacBook running when I’m on the go. Read More by Jonathan Shieber #TechCrunch #Microsoft #tech #gadgets #news

https://techcrunch.com/2017/10/19/romeo-power-unveils-its-first-consumer-power-packs/?ncid=rss

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