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Canonical's Adam Conrad announced that Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) is officially open for development, and it looks like the first daily build ISO images are already available for download. Now that the release schedule of the upcoming Ubuntu 17.10 operating system is published, the time has come to monitor its development cycle more closely because Ubuntu is going through some though times these days with the move from the Unity user interface to GNOME as default desktop environment…
04.26 / 11:47
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More and more gadgets keep catching fire these days, and the latest in this unfortunate series is a Fitbit activity tracker that exploded not when it was charging, but when it was on the owner’s wrist. Dina Mitchell from Milwaukee, United States, ended up in the hospital with second-degree burns after her Fitbit Flex 2 burst into flames all of a sudden, with doctors even having to pick pieces of the gadget out of her wound as a result of the explosion. Although no other details have been …
04.26 / 11:47
news.softpedia.com
SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s No. 2 mobile carrier KT Corp. on Monday said the company plans to expand ties with U.S. Verizon Communications and jointly demonstrated the world’s first hologram call that can be used on a fifth-generation network. KT said its head Hwang Chang-kyu and his counterpart Lowell McAdam, the CEO…
04.26 / 11:47
koreatimesus.com
Apple’s iPad 2017 is currently on sale with a price tag of $…
04.26 / 11:43
scienceworldreport.com
Laura meets Stacey DelVecchio, Additive Manufacturing Product Manager at Caterpillar to discuss how the industrial equipment manufacturer is ramping up its AM…
04.26 / 11:41
tctmagazine.com
The event that we have worked towards since the founding of RoboValley: the International Robotics Week. Last week, we were able to show the whole world what RoboValley has built in the past years and what RoboValley stands for: connecting robots and…
04.26 / 11:41
robohub.org
 Chipmaker Qualcomm is teaming up with Samsung once again. The two technology giants are working together on the Snapdragon 845 processor to be rolled out in 2018. The firms worked closely together over the last year to create the Snapdragon 835, which is used in a number of smartphones including Smasung’s recently released Galaxy S8. According to The Investor, sources are now claiming that the partnership will be renewed. It comes after Samsung recently unveiled its second…
04.26 / 11:37
pcr-online.biz
Eight out of 10 British consumers prefer independent businesses over larger stores, leading to a potential year of small business, according to Liberis.  According to a survey conducted by the alternative finance provider, 65 per cent of UK shoppers were aware that using a smaller provider can be more expensive, but responses suggested that the benefits of doing so outweighed the increased costs as 48 per cent still wanted to boost the local economy and support…
04.26 / 11:37
pcr-online.biz
Samsung has announced that it will launch Wemogee, a communication tool for individuals with language disorders, on Android. The application was designed to allow users with aphasia and other language disorders to communicate with others. Wemogee is aimed at people who suffer from aphasia, a neurological disorder that prevents them from producing and understanding speech. …
04.26 / 11:37
pctechmag.com
MKVToolNix developer Moritz Bunkus proudly announced the release and immediate availability for download of MKVToolNix 11.0.0 "Alive" open-source MKV (Matroska) manipulation…
04.26 / 11:36
lxer.com
Fiat Chrysler and Google will offer rides to the public in the self-driving vehicles they are building under an expanding partnership. Phoenix-area residents can apply on Waymo's…
04.26 / 11:35
newsfactor.com
Turns out Verizon s $70 gigabit internet costs way more than $70 theverge.com Google Fiber is finally set to announce Louisville as its next city, but don't call it a comeback yet techrepublic.com Sling Air TV Player Promotion Targets Cord Cutters telecompetitor.com Comcast DOCSIS 3.1 Gigabit Rollout to Cover Utah broadcastingcable.com Did Verizon Outbid AT&T for Straight Path? Company says a "multi-national" operator has outbid AT&T in a bid to acquire its 5G-suitable spectrum…
04.26 / 11:33
dslreports.com
After nearly 2 years of closely guarded secrecy, Desktop Metal emerged from stealth mode to unveil their hotly anticipated metal 3D…
04.26 / 11:33
idtechex.com
In the process of making a homemade Mech Combat game that features robot-like piloted tanks capable of turning the cockpit independent of the direction of movement, [Florian] realized that while the concept was intuitive to humans, implementing it in a VR game had challenges. In short, when the body perceives movement but doesn’t feel the expected acceleration and momentum, motion sickness can result. A cockpit view that changes independently of forward motion exacerbates the …
04.26 / 11:32
hackaday.com
Reviewed: The earphones that measure heart rate via the ear 3 Measuring your heart through your ear, but is it worth the high price tag? 26 Apr…
04.26 / 11:30
alphr.com
KPN gained an additional 27,000 IPTV and 12,000 broadband subscribers in the first quarter. As of the end of March, the company had a total of 2,336,000 customers, of which 2,030,000 opted for IPTV. Its broadband subscriber total stood at 2,885,000. Meanwhile, ARPU per household increased by 5% year-on-year to €42. In its latest set […
04.26 / 11:30
broadbandtvnews.com
NOW TV is to launch its streaming service in the Republic of Ireland. The contract-free service was first launched by Sky in the UK in 2012. Editions have subsequently been introduced in Germany and Italy. The new version is largely identical to the UK service with a range of passes enabling the subscriber to access premium content […
04.26 / 11:30
broadbandtvnews.com
There’s no fanfare for Telia’s television operations this quarter. In the operator’s home market of Sweden it simply said that broadband subscriptions declined by 5,000 whereas TV subscriptions increased by 4,000 in the quarter. Telia now has 769,000 subscribers in Sweden. In Lithuania TV subs crept up to 231,000, while Estonia recorded 177,000 and Denmark [R…
04.26 / 11:30
broadbandtvnews.com
Ubuntu has been using the Unity environment developed by Caonical Ltd. since the netbook edition of Ubuntu 10.10, initially released on June 9, 2010. However, it has been decided that the Unity environment would no longer be the standard environment used for the popular GNU/Linux distro. In a blog post by Mark Shuttleworth, founder of […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks…
04.26 / 11:29
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Thank you to GEB reader Adino for letting us know that Street View has recently come to Guatemala. Street View coverage, Guatemala. View in Google Maps. View in New Google Earth (requires Google Chrome or Android app). View in Google Maps. View in New Google Earth (requires Google Chrome or Android app). View in Google […] The post Street View comes to Guatemala appeared first on Google Earth…
04.26 / 11:28
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