Amazon, Seagate launch external hard drive that syncs to cloud | ZDNet
Amazon, Seagate launch external hard drive that syncs to cloud | ZDNet: "Seagate and Amazon partnered for the release of the Seagate Duet, an external hard drive that also syncs to the cloud. It's now available to pre-order for $99 with one free year of Amazon Drive Unlimited Storage, a $59 value."
What could go wrong?
Labels: cloud computing
Man recovers working iPhone 4 from bottom of Pennsylvania lake
Man recovers working iPhone 4 from bottom of Pennsylvania lake: "The revival of Guntrum's iPhone 4 is all the more unusual because the iPhone 7, released just this September, is only Apple's first model to be marketed as water-resistant. That suggests that the Otterbox case was entirely responsible for safeguarding Guntrum's device."
True stories of mystery and danger!
Labels: best iphone case
Amazon acquired patents, employees from Biba, reportedly plans new video chat service | TechCrunch
Amazon acquired patents, employees from Biba, reportedly plans new video chat service | TechCrunch: "Amazon’s purchases of Twitch and Elemental Technologies appear to be only two parts of a bigger strategy at the company to move deeper into video services through acquisition. Last year, the marketplace and cloud computing giant also quietly acquired a startup out of San Francisco called Biba Systems, which develops and operates video messaging apps aimed at business users. "
I scream, you scream, we all scream for Skype time.
Developer brings classic FPS Doom to Touch Bar on Apple's MacBook Pro
Developer brings classic FPS Doom to Touch Bar on Apple's MacBook Pro: "In an unusual proof of its versatility, one developer has managed to get id Software's original Doom running on the new MacBook Pro's Touch Bar."
Why do dogs lick themselves? Because they can.
Labels: macbook pro obsolete, touch bar
Microsoft leaks Visual Studio for Mac, then scrubs the news • The Register
Microsoft leaks Visual Studio for Mac, then scrubs the news • The Register: "Microsoft Visual Studio, or something like it, will soon be available for macOS, a shift that reflects the company's effort to be more open toward non-Windows technology."
Brave new world.
Arrival proves that first contact movies can still blow your mind | Ars Technica
Arrival proves that first contact movies can still blow your mind | Ars Technica: "Arrival is the riveting, slow-burn story of an alien encounter that's satisfyingly complex. Instead of showing how we blow up the buggers, this movie poses a difficult question: how would we communicate with seemingly peaceful aliens whose language is as impenetrable as whalesong? The welcome surprise is that Arrival explores the answers without shying away from the reality of how linguistics work, as well as the geopolitical consequences of first contact."
Looks great, ma!
PlayStation 4 Pro review: You’re gonna want a 4K TV | Ars Technica
PlayStation 4 Pro review: You’re gonna want a 4K TV | Ars TechnicaThe PlayStation 4 Pro is different. As you might already know from our coverage, the Pro represents more of a split in the current era of the PS4 rather than a clean break from what came before. Sony has taken pains to point out that every console game it creates or licenses for the foreseeable future will run on both the PS4 and the PS4 Pro, making them essentially one "platform" from a software perspective.
Generation four. I never give up!
Twitter Meltdown: Record 75 Million Tweets on Election Night - Breitbart
Twitter Meltdown: Record 75 Million Tweets on Election Night - Breitbart: "Twitter has smashed its previous record of tweets for an American election night, with 75 million tweets being sent throughout the night."
Hard to believe that the tech stalwarts are too stupid to buy this 100% mindshare future of trending news. Less is more! Viva la revolution!
The desktop is not dead say web developers
The desktop is not dead say web developers: "According to 80 percent of web developers, desktop applications are absolutely essential, and 93 percent say web technologies are critical to their strategy for desktop and mobile."
Labels: Mac vs. PC