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Microsoft Surface Pro 6 review: a familiar bet

Microsoft’s Surface Pro has long been the flagship of the company’s increasingly diverse range of Surface hardware. It’s the tablet that can also be a laptop, and the byproduct of refinement since the original Surface RT that launched six years ago. When you think of Surface, you immediately think of Surface Pro. It’s the most popular Surface device and Apple, Google, HP, Dell, and Lenovo have all copied elements of the Surface Pro. While Microsoft ditched its numbering scheme for the Surface Pro last year, this time […]

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10 of the best toaster ovens according to reviewers on Amazon

Cooking veggies the right way can sometimes be tricky. You can grill or bake them, but it has to be done just right so as not to burn or ruin the entire dish. That’s why steam cooking is a great option for flexibility, and Cuisinart has the toaster oven to cook those veggies and more.The CSO-300N steam oven provides professional level steam cooking, right on the counter top. As mentioned, you can use it to steam or poach those veggies to fill out your dinner, but its […]

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review: if it ain’t broke

Last year, Microsoft finally did the thing that everyone was waiting for it to do: it produced a laptop. Not a tablet that can be a laptop if you attach a keyboard, not a 2-in-1 device that you can tear the screen away from the keyboard to use as a tablet, but a straightforward, honest-to-god clamshell laptop. The Surface Laptop was also a very good laptop — Microsoft did almost everything right with it and as a result, it was one of the best laptops of the […]

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Microsoft Surface Pro 6 review: Microsoft adds quad-core power to its tried-and-true tablet

Our review of Microsoft’s Surface Pro 6 focuses even more than usual on the differences between this new generation and its predecessor, the Surface Pro (2017), because they seem nearly identical—at least on the, er, surface. Visually, you’d be hard-pressed to differentiate the Surface Pro 6, the Surface Pro (2017), or the Surface Pro 4. This time around, the major changes are inside: A bump up in the processor to an 8th-generation Core chip, some weird adjustments in pricing, and a new color— black—separate the new from […]

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Winamp, legendary music player of the 2000s, is getting a streaming era refresh

Winamp is getting an upgrade for the streaming era. Image: Getty Images/EyeEm By Johnny Lieu2018-10-16 06:53:39 UTC Winamp, the legendary music player which was a staple of early 2000s computers, is getting a refresh for the streaming era. It’ll become an audio app which brings together music, podcasts and streaming in one place, according to TechCrunch. The last time Winamp was updated was in 2013, when it was then owned by AOL. Belgian online radio firm Radionomy acquired the music player a year later, where it hasn’t […]

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Everything is not ‘awesome’ at Facebook, says Instagram co-founder

Kevin Systrom still won’t say exactly what went wrong at Facebook. Image: Getty Images for WIRED25 By Chris Taylor2018-10-15 21:25:15 UTC Everything may be awesome and cool when you’re part of a team, as The LEGO Movie taught us. But apparently that doesn’t apply to the team at Facebook. The social media giant has been rocked by a number of high-profile departures recently — the highest profile of whom were Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. The pair resigned late last month, after rumors of feuds […]

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died from cancer

Allen in 2014. Image: Mat Hayward / getty By Jack Morse2018-10-15 22:26:27 UTC Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, passed away Monday. He was 65. His death was confirmed by a statement from his company, Vulcan Inc, reports CNBC, and was the result of complications stemming from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Allen’s sister, Jody Allen, released the following statement:  My brother was a remarkable individual on every level. While most knew Paul Allen as a technologist and philanthropist, for us he was a much loved brother and uncle, and […]

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Sundar Pichai: Google ‘exploring’ censored China search app

Image copyright Getty Images Google chief executive Sundar Pichai has said a censored search app in China could serve over “99% of queries,” in rare public comments about the controversial proposal. Mr Pichai told a conference in San Francisco the plan was in the “very early” stages and may not progress. Google’s possible return to China – a market it abandoned over censorship concerns – was first leaked in August. The proposal has drawn criticism from employees and human rights advocates. On Monday, Mr Pichai did not […]

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Jeff Bezos is totally cool with governments investigating Amazon

Jeff Bezos relaxes at the Wired 25 summit. Image: Getty Images for WIRED25 By Chris Taylor2018-10-15 23:49:42 UTC The world’s richest man is spending a billion dollars a year helping to launch the human race into space. Next to that goal, the threat of a government antitrust investigation into his trillion-dollar company is no big deal.  That was the impression Jeff Bezos gave at the Wired 25 summit in San Francisco Monday. In an unscheduled interview, Bezos enthused about his space startup Blue Origin — but also […]

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The ‘Same Energy’ meme oddly makes perfect sense

You know when you see two vastly different photos that just … give off the same energy? It’s been a year for describing things by their vibes, from BDE to horse girl energy. The latest: comparing images that inexplicably give off the same energy.  Whether comparing a K-Pop star with a deflated rubber chicken or putting Cara Delevingne’s royal wedding attire side-by-side with Pearl from Steven Universe, there are certain moods that are just, well, the same.  Why does this make total sense?  Like every good meme, […]

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