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Tech Word of the Day: Key Lime Pie

Who doesn't love a nice cooled slice of Key lime pie on a warm summer day. Key lime pie you say, what the frig is Key lime pie? Well first it is a desert and it is commonly served throughout the southern states of America, especially in the Keys, like Key West and Key Largo . And this dessert is used as a reference to the the android operating system which is the reason it falls into our beautiful Tech Word category. Key lime pie was the co...
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Apple considering third-party Apple Watch face support, watchOS beta code reveals

  By AppleInsider Staff Sunday, April 15, 2018, 01:59 am PT (04:59 am ET) A line of code unearthed in Apple's latest watchOS 4.3.1 beta release suggests a future version of the operating system will allow third-party developers to deploy customizable watch faces, a feature for which many users have pined since Apple Watch debuted in 2015. A log message buried in the first watchOS 4.3.1 beta, issued to developers earlier this month , and dis...
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Nation-State Attacks Take 500% Longer to Find

LinuxSecurity.com: When it comes to threats that put your business at risk, gaining visibility into attacks remains a challenge. New research shows that in 50% of cases over the past 12 months, organizations had insufficient endpoint or network visibility to respond successfully. Original link
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Louisiana Mayor Proposes Government-Backed Crypto and ICO

The mayor-president of the Louisiana city of Lafayette, Joel Robideaux, has proposed an ambitious plan that would see the city develop a government-issued cryptocurrency. Mr. Robideaux suggested the launching the cryptocurrency through an initial coin offering (ICO). Also Read:  Spring Sees Bitcoin Cash Adoption Rise Lafayette Mayor Advocates Government-Issued Cryptocurrency The government of a city in Louisiana has advocated the developmen...
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Homemade Roof Rack With Accessories

Step 1: Tools and Materials To complete this project, I used the following: Table Saw Miter saw Router with various bits Metal cutting saw Sander Drill and various sized drill bits Salvaged material - oak pallet wood, aluminum channel and square tubing, broken deck swing, arm rests from broken office chairs, plywood scraps Linseed oil Various sized bolts and U-bolts Aircraft cable Step 2: Cut the Channel Into Lengths In the companion Instru...
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Facebook Competitor Orkut Relaunches as 'Hello'

An anonymous reader quotes Bloomberg:In 2004, one of the world's most popular social networks, Orkut , was founded by a former Google employee named Orkut Buyukkokten... Orkut was shut down by Google in 2014, but in its heyday, the network had hit 300 million users around the world... " Hello.com is a spiritual successor of Orkut.com ," Buyukkokten told BloombergQuint... "People have lost trust in social networks and the main reason is soci...
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See How Insomniac Made Spyro 2 Run On The Original PlayStation In This Video

With the recent announcement of the Spyro Reignited Trilogy , it only makes sense for fans to dive back into the originals to see what made them so special in the first place. Youtuber Shesez is no different, as the latest episode of his Boundary Break series takes a look at the purple dragon's second adventure. One thing Shesez points out is how well Insomniac used level-of-detail (a common technique still used today that changes the intri...
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Apple will repair your swollen Watch Series 2 battery for free

If your Apple Watch Series 2 suddenly won't turn on, don't panic -- you might qualify for a free fix. MacRumors has learned that Apple has quietly institute a service policy that will repair 42mm Series 2 models for free when they either won't power... Original link
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Digital Trends

Acer Nitro 5 Spin vs. Dell XPS 15 2-in-1

The Acer Nitro 5 Spin is a curious machine. It’s a convertible 2-in-1, with the usual hinged design that allows the display to spin a full 360 degrees into tablet mode. And yet, it looks like a gaming notebook and includes the most popular entry-level GPU around, Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1050. The new Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 is also a curious machine. In fact, it might be even more curious, because it’s clearly a productivity-oriented business-class...
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Apple will repair some Apple Watch 2 models that have swollen batteries or won’t power on for free

Apple will fix some Apple Watch Series 2 devices if they have a swollen battery or don’t turn on, according to a new service policy seen by MacRumors . The policy states that “some Apple Watch Series 2 devices may not power on or they may experience an expanded battery,” and that it will service “eligible devices free of charge.” Only 42mm-sized models are eligible for free repairs, which includes the Sport, Edition, Hermès, and Nike+ varia...
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