Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Russian space capsule with 3 astronauts lands in Kazakhstan

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Russian space capsule with 3 astronauts lands in Kazakhstan

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Posted: Jun. 3, 2018 8:00 am Updated: Jun. 3, 2018 9:36 am DZHEZKAZGAN, Kazakhstan (AP) A Russian Soyuz space capsule carrying three astronauts from the International Space Station has landed safely in the steppes of Kazakhstan. The capsule hit the ground at 6:39 p.m. (1239 GMT) Sunday without apparent problems, descending under a red-and-white parachute.…

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | ‘Overwatch’ PTR Rolls Out Symmetra Rework: Here Are The New Skills, Explained

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | ‘Overwatch’ PTR Rolls Out Symmetra Rework: Here Are The New Skills, Explained

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The new and improved Symmetra is finally available for players to try on the “Overwatch” PTR. Here are the new skills for the “Overwatch” hero, as well as some tips on how to effectively use them.  ( Overwatch ) Blizzard has finally rolled out the new and improved Symmetra to the Overwatch Public Test Region, giving…

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | Amazon’s Echo Devices & Alexa Officially Launch In France

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | Amazon’s Echo Devices & Alexa Officially Launch In France

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Amazon has officially announced that its Amazon Echo devices and Alexa AI voice assistant will both soon be available to customers in France. That means that customers will be able to purchase the company’s Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Spot devices. There are also currently hundreds of Alexa Skills already available for French customers to…

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | Apple throws a lifeline to a parent drowning in digital screen time

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | Apple throws a lifeline to a parent drowning in digital screen time

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When my 4-year-old daughter told me she couldn’t get into bed without her “phone,” I knew it was time to rethink my own phone habits. Of course, she doesn’t have a real phone. It’s a plastic pink phone that came in a purple purse, with fake lipstick, a compact and fake car keys. It’s a…

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | Live Listen Feature Coming To Apple AirPods Via iOS 12: Here’s What It Does

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | Live Listen Feature Coming To Apple AirPods Via iOS 12: Here’s What It Does

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AirPods will get Live Listen once iOS 12 rolls out. It turns the phone into a directional microphone, allowing users to hear a single source of sound even around noisy environments.  ( Apple ) It turns out Apple didn’t unveil everything during its keynote at the just-concluded Worldwide Developers Conference. There’s actually one important hardware…

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | Intel’s 28-Core 5GHz Processor And Test System Breaks Cover

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | Intel’s 28-Core 5GHz Processor And Test System Breaks Cover

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We tracked down Intel’s demo system at the show to get a closer look at the new motherboard and system that supports the company’s 28-core processor. Intel’s Computex presentation surprisingly included the overclocked 28-core processor at an impressive 5.0 GHz, but as per usual for a tradeshow demo, the company didn’t share many details. AMD…

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE With ScreenPad Has A Secondary Display Replacing The TouchPad

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE With ScreenPad Has A Secondary Display Replacing The TouchPad

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Asus took to Computex 2018 to unveil its latest premium laptop, introducing the high-end ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE with a 5.5-inch secondary display called a ScreenPad instead of a trackpad. Here’s all you need to know.  ( Asus ) Asus has officially introduced its new ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE at Computex 2018, and the laptop comes…

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | Of course Facebook shared data with Chinese smartphone makers, but it probably means nothing

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | Of course Facebook shared data with Chinese smartphone makers, but it probably means nothing

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Yes, Facebook deserves all your hates and dislikes for mismanaging your data not only in the widely covered Cambridge Analytica case but ever since it started collecting it. But that doesn’t mean everything Facebook did with your data is wrong, and that includes sharing data with smartphone makers, including Chinese companies that intelligence agencies aren’t…

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | AMD shows off the world’s first 7nm GPU, but it’s not for games yet

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | AMD shows off the world’s first 7nm GPU, but it’s not for games yet

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AMD didn’t reveal many hardware details for the 7nm Vega, except for the fact that it was toting 32GB of HBM2 memory. The company claims that its 7nm process technology will increase performance 1.35 times, double power efficiency and allow for twice the density. AMD is currently sampling the 7nm Radeon Instinct to select customers,…

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo Review: ‘Silence Is the New Power’

Hexbyte – News – Computers\\\\Tech | Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo Review: ‘Silence Is the New Power’

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The 90 kWh lithium-ion battery — bigger than the base 75 kWh batteries in Tesla’s Model S and Model X S.U.V., but smaller than their available 100 kWh options — lies flat beneath the passenger compartment, yet a high console with storage divides the seats, front and rear. Porsche says it will be good for…