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Pi-top releases 2nd generation laptop

Since it’s successful Indigogo campaign back in 2014 pi-top has come a long way. The UK based company is still at it, having announced the second generation of the pi-top. The lime-green machine is built with teaching and tinkering in mind. It uses the Raspberry Pi 3 board as its brains, so, many Pi 3 accessories … Read more

Investing made simple Acorns vs Stash

acorns vs stash

Investing can be a bit intimidating for a newcomer. It is complicated, and is often risky if you don’t have the right knoweledge. Often when it comes to investing you need to have substantial amounts of time and money to get started. Many long-term investments have low costs to entry, but require long waits beable … Read more

Verizon’s Oath to kill AIM…farewell old friend

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The time is coming soon for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) to sign off for good. Oath, AOL’s parent company announced that the once popular instant messaging platform will be shutting down on December 15th. In 1997 when AIM launched it was widely adopted as the premiere instant messenger. at At the time, AOL was a … Read more

Reports of iPhone 8 battery issues circulating

Iphone 8 (Credit: Apple)
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There have been multiple, sporadic, reports of Apple’s new iPhone 8 splitting at the seams. The apparent cause is that the batteries are swelling, possibly due to gasses building up inside. This is alarming news for iPhone 8 users, but some are encouraging a more measured stance. According to Appleinsider the failure rate thus far … Read more

A few new things from Google, Part 2 : Pixelbook

Google Pixelbook
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As we said in part one of our series on Google’s big announcements, the tech company came out swinging in Boston. They have doubled down on devices, focusing on integrating the Google Assistant. We already talked about the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones; now let’s look at the new high-end Chromebook, the Pixelbook. … Read more

A few new things from Google, Part 1 : Pixel 2

Google came out swinging at its event in Boston. Several new products were announced, most of which weren’t surprises, but still big announcements. The big theme was Google Assistant. Across the electronics industry, voice control and “personal assistant” features are all the rage. Google is doubling down this trend, as the “Ask More” ad campaign … Read more

“Ask More”, Google’s Pixel 2 Event today.

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A couple of weeks ago we told you that Google has been making a big fuss about telling you to “Ask More” from your phone on October 4. Well that day is here and the event, being held in Boston, will being many big announcements.  Google’s event comes about 3 weeks after Apple announce the … Read more

Yahoo 2013 breach now at 3 billion accounts.

Yahoo HQ
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You may remember a story from last year about Yahoo having the largest security breach in history. The one that actually happened in 2013, 3 years prior to it being announced. In its announcement in 2016, Yahoo stated that the breach affected 1 billion accounts, about a third of its total. The problem is that they were just a little bit off in their numbers. It turns out that that is a number closer to 3 billion,

Microsoft ending Groove Music, and that’s ok

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Microsoft is closing the virtual doors on its music service, Groove Music. The decision will not leave users high and dry, users will have access to the service until December 31st. Users who have purchased and downloaded content will  be able to continue to use that content, Microsoft promised.  Microsoft is also providing an alternative for … Read more


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