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Of Course Razer's Smart Home App Is All About the RGB

GizModo VR

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Of Course You Can Run Windows 11 on an Old Windows Phone

GizModo VR

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Modern hardware transforms this 80s typewriter into a Linux terminal and ASCII art printer

TechSpot

Riley took a Brother AX-25 electronic typewriter from the late 1980s that utilizes a daisy wheel to print text and spruced it up with some modern hardware. The AX-25 features a 16-character LCD capable of editing documents stored on its 8kb of memory but of course, we can do better

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Microsoft Will Take the Wraps Off Windows 11 Hardware On Sept. 22

GizModo VR

5, but what would a new operating system be without new hardware to showcase it? Microsoft is having what many have pegged as a Surface hardware event on Sept. It’s all virtual, of course, and there’s a link available if you want to… Read more.

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Nreal Light review: Hardware is only half the battle

The Verge

Unfortunately, Nreal’s software doesn’t fulfill its hardware’s promise. This involves some tradeoffs, of course. Weirdly enough, there are no volume buttons on the hardware, only a rocker that changes the screen brightness.)

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Vergecast: Amazon’s fall hardware event, Google’s Search On event, and Code Conference 2021

The Verge

Nilay, Dieter, and Verge managing editor Alex Cranz start the show with coverage of all the devices announced at Amazon’s fall hardware event. Stories discussed this week: Amazon’s fall hardware event 2021: rumors, news, and announcements. Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge.

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Asus reveals new Google Meet videoconferencing hardware for offices

The Verge

Asus has announced new videoconferencing hardware designed to run Google Meet meetings ( via 9to5Google ). Image: Asus. The new gear includes a small computer that runs the calls, an external speaker, and, depending on which configuration you buy, you can also get a camera and a touch screen.

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Retro Chic: The IoT Means Hardware Engineers Are Cool Again

The Investing Edge

In 1862, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute inaugurated a course in something called “mechanical engineering.” Of course, the older engineering disciplines have remained essential, but the rise of the Web has created the newest batch of international rock stars. This, of course, is the old world of the Mechanical, Chemical and Electrical Engineer. Of course, the Software guys and gals aren’t going anywhere.

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Sony confirms PS5 will have exclusive games playable only on next-gen hardware

The Verge

The PlayStation 5 will have one selling point Sony thinks might be important to fans who are on the fence about upgrading to a new generation of gaming console: exclusive titles, playable only on the new hardware. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge.

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Samsung’s 2022 TV lineup has big software changes, smaller hardware upgrades

The Verge

So this year, Samsung is opting for a different approach: it’s taking smaller strides in hardware and focusing more of its efforts on software refinement and new features. There will of course be personalized recommendations as well. Image: Samsung.

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Despite Xbox shortages, Microsoft reports $3.6B in Q3 gaming revenue, 232% growth in hardware sales

GeekWire

Microsoft also reported a 232% increase in overall gaming hardware revenue, which it attributes to continued high demand for the Xbox Series X|S. Microsoft does not include specific hardware revenue numbers in its earnings, and has not revealed sales data for its Xbox Series X|S consoles.

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What Sundar Pichai’s ‘long-term’ hardware commitment means for the Pixel

The Verge

Last week, I wrote about Google’s somewhat confounding hardware strategy in the wake of a report about internal conflict from The Information. The whole interview is worth a listen, of course. Hardware is hard. Hardware is hard,” Pichai says.

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Early reviews of Microsoft’s new Surface Duo praise hardware, pan buggy software and muddy camera

GeekWire

Tech reviewers are giving the company high marks, mostly, for the unique hardware of the Duo, a hinged device with two 5.6-inch screens that unfold like a small book. Microsoft’s Surface Duo, its first Android device, comes with two 5.6-inch screens. Microsoft Photo).

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Apple WWDC 2020: iOS 14, ARM Macs, hardware rumors, and what else to expect

The Verge

The company is still expected to unveil the first look at the future of iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — the various suites of software that power all of Apple’s hardware. And of course, there are the usual tweaks and improvements rumored to be coming in iOS 14.

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I Wanted to Love Framework’s Modular Laptop, but It’s Got Issues

GizModo VR

Of course, you can build a traditional desktop PC, but what if that level of customizability was possible for everything? There have been numerous attempts throughout gadget history to make modular devices a thing.

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Good hardware features don’t require advanced technology, just clever designers

The Verge

The Processor newsletter is back after a not-so-brief hiatus caused by the absolutely frenetic pace of hardware reviews this fall and a special run of Vergecast podcast episodes about those reviews. Image: Sony. Hello again, friends.

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Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge Worker: Hardware Sizing for MOSS 2007 – HP Tools

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

Web/Tech Weblogs Add me to your TypePad People list Subscribe to this blogs feed See how were connected « WPC 2007 Expo Notes | Main | “We need a Corporate Facebook” » July 24, 2007 Hardware Sizing for MOSS 2007 – HP Tools A few months ago, I attended a fine Microsoft training class featuring their Business Productivity Infrastructure Optimization (BPIO) selling and delivery model.

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Vulnerabilities In Almost Every Chip: “Could Something Like This Really happen?”

CTOvision

The vulnerability cannot be changed in hardware of course (you would have to buy new hardware that is designed differently), […]. I've been tracking computer security issues, including vulnerabilities for decades, and have never seen anything quite like this. Newly announced vulnerabilities, which were publicly disclosed by the Register on Tuesday, are in almost every modern computer chip.

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Thinking About Intel Rack-Scale Architecture

Scott Lowe

You may have heard of Intel Rack-Scale Architecture (RSA), a new approach to designing data center hardware. Of course, IDF 2014 wasn’t the first time I’d heard of Intel RSA; it was also discussed last year. What I came away with from that discussion is that Intel RSA is really about three related but not interdependent initiatives: Disaggregating server hardware. Establishing hardware-level APIs. General Hardware IDF2014 Intel

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5 Of The Coolest Construction Technologies That Is Disrupting The Industry

Galido

Towards this objective, there is no doubt that technology could impact and change how the construction industry works now and of course, in the future. New Gadgets & HardwareInformation Technology Blog - - 5 Of The Coolest Construction Technologies That Is Disrupting The Industry - Information Technology Blog. There is no doubt that technology has often become a bull in a China shop. Technology has undoubtedly been able to disrupt almost every aspect of our lives.

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Intel will launch its AI-based, toxic voice chat filtering 'Bleep' software later this year

TechSpot

The hardware maker has created a piece of software called "Bleep," which uses machine learning to filter out unsavory language over voice chat. Bleep will be optional, of course -- not everyone is bothered by the same language (and some people aren't bothered by any of it), so Intel provides

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Top 5 Reasons Why Cloud-Based LMS Is the Right Choice for Your Organization

Kitaboo on EdTech

With cloud-based LMS, you can easily move your content from place to place, create new courses and quizzes on the go, and manage student data with ease – all without having to set up a server room or worry about server maintenance. The world is changing.

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Why DRM-Protected eBooks Are the Preferred Choice for Educational Publishing Today?

Kitaboo

This makes DRM a good option for educational publishers/authors to control how their data, hardware, or software is used. In other words, if a readers license has expired, or a course has been completed, the content shall no longer be viewable after a particular date.

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Business VoIP vs Traditional PBX Systems

Galido

A VoIP phone can be a simple software-based virtual telephone or a hardware device that looks like a common telephone. PBX telephone systems are available as hosted or virtual solutions (sometimes also called Centrex), and as internal solutions to be used on your own hardware. Modern PBX telephone systems are based on standard hardware, which is cheaper and can be replaced more easily than closed systems. Hardware Tech Gadgets

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Technology Short Take #33

Scott Lowe

First up, Jason goes off on a rant about network virtualization , briefly hitting topics like the relationship between overlays and hardware, the role of hardware in network virtualization, the changing roles of data center professionals, and whether overlays are the next logical step in the evolution of the network. Servers/Hardware. I’m kidding, of course—the content is well worth reading.).

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Creating Interactive Training Modules: A Step-By-Step Guide

Kitaboo

The digital era has relegated static online courses to the pages of history. Online interactive training modules include a range of interactive elements, however, they vary depending on the complexity of the course.

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Watch Lego Mario controlling digital Mario

TechSpot

The work comes from @r1ckp (via The Verge), who describes himself as a hardware hacker. It uses a variety of tech that lets buyers build physical courses traversable by Mario, with scores recorded on He used a Mario minifigure from a Lego Super Mario set that was released in August.

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The Future of Operations: A Developer

Forrester IT

Infrastructure is increasingly software-based with rapid container growth, composable infrastructure [i] , and of course the consumption of cloud. The modern systems administrator is an engineer and must participate in top-to-bottom development of holistic systems using software as a base, not hardware.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: How to use your Home Server as an AirPrint.

Sean Daniel

I have an iPad (v1), a Laptop, and of course my Windows Home Server. Over the holiday’s we had a few visitors, which of course means printing boarding passes prior to leaving for the airport. Then of course ran FingerPrint on the server. Of course I can play around with this for 7 days on trial, then I’ll have to get a license key for FingerPrint. Then I upgraded my rig to a win 7 machine with some new hardware and for the life of me can not get it to work.

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Top 6 EdTech Innovation Trends that are Revolutionizing Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

This technology can range from computer hardware, software, UX/ UI, and harnessing digital publishing ecosystems to create and distribute educational content as well as track its effectiveness. . Enrollment for the course went up by 70% within a year! .

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Convergence presents org-chart challenges

Virtualized Greek

Examples include Nutanix on the hardware side and VMware VSAN or EMC ScaleIO on the software side. Of course if you can get away with sneaking the solution in and not discussing it with anyone…. PC & Server Hardware Virtualization Convergence Hyper-convergence has a side-effect on IT operations that needs to be considered before taking the hyper-converged plunge. The CPU, Storage and in some cases network are collapsing into tightly integrated platforms.

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Listen to the sick Mac sound effect song that Apple opened its keynote with

The Verge

Cook — using Apple’s Pro Display XDR, MacBook Pro, and Logic Pro, of course. The video’s fun, too, featuring a wide array of Apple hardware from throughout the years, including old iBooks and the sadly defunct iPod Hi-Fi.

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$60 LED light bulb that lasts for 20 years

Galido

No, of course not. Green New Gadgets and HardwareUPDATE: September 21, 2016. Remember when we posted this 4 years ago? You don’t? Us neither, but someone found it. $60 60 bulbs? Really? . Today LED Lights are ubiquitous and. . maybe a tad cheaper. Here is the 2012 story as we ran it to catch up: “Phillips has invented a prize-winning light bulb that lasts for 20 years and is going on sale in the US on Sunday, Earth Day.

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Technology Short Take #79

Scott Lowe

Servers/Hardware. Of course, the idea of a “DevOps” role is a topic unto itself, but I’ll leave that for some future article.). Networking Hardware Security Storage Virtualization Terraform PowerCLI NSX VMware Linux AWS Kubernetes CLI OpenStack Docker VirtualBox Microsoft Windows HyperV vSphere CareerWelcome to Technology Short Take #79! There’s lots of interesting links for you this time around. Networking.

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Technology Short Take #71

Scott Lowe

Dmitri Kalintsev is back with another article in a series of articles on using hardware VXLAN tunnel endpoints (VTEPs) with VMware NSX. Servers/Hardware. Your mileage may vary, of course.). Networking Hardware Security Storage Virtualization NSX VXLAN Intel Windows Microsoft HyperV OpenStack Ansible Docker Linux CoreOS RedHat VMwareWelcome to Technology Short Take #71!

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Technology Short Take #59

Scott Lowe

Cumulus VX, if you aren’t aware, is a community-supported virtual appliance version of Cumulus Linux aimed at helping folks preview and test “full-blown” Cumulus Linux (which, of course, requires compatible hardware). Servers/Hardware. This is a fascinating (to me, at least) paper on the implications of non-volatile storage on today’s data centers (and data center hardware). Welcome to Technology Short Take #59, the first Technology Short Take of 2016.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Using your Home Server for more than.

Sean Daniel

Of course I ran everything out of my house, why wouldn’t I? Of course it can’t do any administration of the server as it’s not a member of the administrators group. How To Install Windows Home Server 2011 on your MediaSmart or DataVault Hardware. SeanDaniel.com [tech]. Technology Tips, Tricks & News Home | Technical Blog |. Photo Blog | E-Mail Me. Tuesday, November 01, 2011. Using your Home Server for more than Storage, Backup and Remote Access.

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Valve says the Steam Deck is on track to ship by the end of February

The Verge

Of course, we’re in a pandemic, and things can always change, but the preorder windows for Verge staffers are holding steady with their original projections — you can check your status here. Just as important as the hardware, however, is the games that you’ll try to play on the thing.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Blast from the Past: The BackOffice Server.

Sean Daniel

Unfortunately I only worked on BackOffice 2000, the last edition of BackOffice Server (excluding Essential Business Server of course). How To Install Windows Home Server 2011 on your MediaSmart or DataVault Hardware. SeanDaniel.com [tech]. Technology Tips, Tricks & News Home | Technical Blog |. Photo Blog | E-Mail Me. Wednesday, December 21, 2011. Blast from the Past: The BackOffice Server 4.5 Daily Cycle. Lots of old friends in this video.

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Technology Short Take #62

Scott Lowe

Servers/Hardware. There are some good (naturally), and also some bad (of course). Networking Hardware Security Storage Virtualization VMware NSX Cisco Cumulus Linux OpenFlow Microsoft Intel OpenStack Docker CoreOS AnsibleWelcome to Technology Short Take #62. Sorry for the long delay since the last TST; some global travel has really thrown my schedule off. In any case, I didn’t want to wait until Friday (the day I normally publish these) so I’m putting this out there sooner.

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IDF 2014: Architecting for SDI, a Microserver Perspective

Scott Lowe

A traditional SRF architecture can be replicated with COTS hardware using multi-queue NICs and multi-core/multi-socket CPUs. Of course, there are issues with packet-level load balancing and flow-level load balancing, so tradeoffs must be made one way or another. Networking Hardware IDF2014 Intel This is a liveblog for session DATS013, on microservers.

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Technology Short Take #33

Scott Lowe

First up, Jason goes off on a rant about network virtualization , briefly hitting topics like the relationship between overlays and hardware, the role of hardware in network virtualization, the changing roles of data center professionals, and whether overlays are the next logical step in the evolution of the network. Servers/Hardware. I’m kidding, of course—the content is well worth reading.).

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Convergence presents org-chart challenges

Virtualized Greek

Examples include Nutanix on the hardware side and VMware VSAN or EMC ScaleIO on the software side. Of course if you can get away with sneaking the solution in and not discussing it with anyone…. PC & Server Hardware Virtualization Convergence Hyper-convergence has a side-effect on IT operations that needs to be considered before taking the hyper-converged plunge.

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