Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers No, you probably don’t have a book in you

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers No, you probably don’t have a book in you

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Has anyone ever said you should write a book? Maybe extraordinary things have happened to you, and they say you should write a memoir. Or you have an extremely vivid imagination, and they say you should write a novel. Maybe your kids are endlessly entertained at bedtime, and they say you should write a children’s…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Apple Pay Coming to Germany, Also Set to Launch at CVS and 7-11 Later This Year

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Apple Pay Coming to Germany, Also Set to Launch at CVS and 7-11 Later This Year

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During today’s earnings call for the third quarter of 2018, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that Apple plans to bring Apple Pay to Germany later this year. Apple Pay support in Germany has been rumored for some time now as Apple has been working to establish deals over fees and other factors with German banks.…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech World of Warcraft’s lead up to Battle of Azeroth made me evil, and I don’t like it

Hexbyte – Science and Tech World of Warcraft’s lead up to Battle of Azeroth made me evil, and I don’t like it

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World of Warcraft. War is right there in the name. It’s been the centerpiece of the series since it started as a real-time strategy game in 1994. Back then, the war centered on Orcs and Humans. In sequels, that evolved into the Alliance (Humans and their friends) vs. the Horde (Orcs and their friends). World…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Microsoft starts testing Your Phone Windows 10 app that mirrors phone content to a PC

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Microsoft starts testing Your Phone Windows 10 app that mirrors phone content to a PC

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Microsoft is starting to test its new Your Phone app for Windows 10. The software maker first unveiled the app back at the company’s Build developer conference in May, and it’s designed to mirror content from a phone to a PC. Android phone users will be able to test Your Phone first, with the ability…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Turing’s newest phone is even more ridiculous than its last

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Turing’s newest phone is even more ridiculous than its last

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The hardware would supposedly run on the (still unannounced) Snapdragon 855 in each section, complete with separate batteries, and it would hop on the AI bandwagon. Turing is promising an “emotional machine-intelligence chip” that would provide a “next-gen mobile gaming experience” through mixed reality. You could even use lip reading to issue spoken commands without…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech New Fortnite Jetpack Mode, Fly Explosives, Available For A Limited Time

Hexbyte – Science and Tech New Fortnite Jetpack Mode, Fly Explosives, Available For A Limited Time

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Epic has rolled out a new batch of content for Fortnite: Battle Royale. The v5.10 content update is now available for all platforms (PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, and iOS), and on top of reintroducing the Guided Missile to the game, it marks the start of a new limited-time game mode: Fly Explosives.As its…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Facebook dismantles fake accounts that had thousands interested in a rally

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Facebook dismantles fake accounts that had thousands interested in a rally

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Fake users on social media are as common as spam and at least as dangerous as the Internet Research Agency’s (IRA) Russian-bought political ads — and they’re trying harder to obscure just who’s behind the posts. Facebook has now removed dozens of accounts for “coordinated inauthentic behavior,” including creating an event in Washington next week…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Super Mario Odyssey And Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Pass Impressive New Sales Milestones

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Super Mario Odyssey And Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Pass Impressive New Sales Milestones

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Nintendo Still Expects A Big Year From Switch Despite Slight Dip In Sales – GS News Update Please use a html5 video capable browser to watch videos. This video has an invalid file format. Sorry, but you can’t access this content! Now Playing: Nintendo Still Expects A Big Year From Switch Despite Slight Dip In…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Sitrep: The Air Force’s senior citizen chopper may have to hold off retirement

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Sitrep: The Air Force’s senior citizen chopper may have to hold off retirement

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Apocalypse, wow! — Video: The 48-year-old Huey, made famous in Vietnam, could be waiting even longer for its relief. Sean Gallagher – Jul 31, 2018 12:37 pm UTC The US Air Force has some of the most high-tech aircraft in the world flying missions at the spear’s tip. But a remarkably large number of its…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Don’t try to rejuvenate your vagina, FDA warns after scolding companies

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Don’t try to rejuvenate your vagina, FDA warns after scolding companies

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Ouch — The FDA notes that the “energy-based” therapies are unproven and can cause serious harm. Beth Mole – Jul 31, 2018 11:15 am UTC Enlarge / Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottleib is not amused.The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on companies “deceptively” marketing unproven “vaginal rejuvenation” devices and treatments that…