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The Surface Book's best hidden feature is its upgradability

Microsoft’s Surface Book is an awesome laptop. Zany design and detachable screen aside, one of the main reasons for that is that it manages to squeeze a discrete GPU into a laptop the size and weight of a 13-inch MacBook Pro.<p>But while the laptop has received a ton of praise, there’s one undisclosed …

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Opinion: Samsung may be #1 in the USA, but they are still on a downward slope

Despite Samsung’s recent onslaught of bad fortune, the latest smartphone data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech puts the popular phone maker back in the #1 spot in the USA. This is good news for Sammy, as they have finally taken back the crown they once held so dearly. The sad news is that chances are …

Phones

Lithuania counts on NATO's protection | DW | 11.03.2015

Clutching their helmets, two pilots and four technicians burst from the lounge and rush down the stairs as alarm sirens wail. They jump into a van …

Venezuela's Minimum Wage Is Now $20 A Month; Congratulations To Bolivarian Socialism

It was Adam Smith who pointed out that there’s a lot of ruin in a nation: supposedly something that should comfort us if the idiots gain political power and then proceed to wreck the economy by enacting their fantasies. But it has to be said that “a lot” is not actually an indefinite amount, as the …

Venezuela

How to pay with your smartphone without Apple Pay, Samsung Pay or Google Wallet

Before you run out to get a new phone with mobile payment capabilities, check out these three apps that let you pay with the phone you have right now, no NFC required.<p>With Apple Pay gaining steam and Samsung releasing its own system at Mobile World Congress 2015, called Samsung Pay, mobile payments …

FinTech

Apple Watch apps limited to '10 second use', developers say

Slivers of information are emerging from Apples’ super secretive testing centre - apparently we are to be discouraged from staring at the smartwatch for too long, we learn today<p>Apple has released strict design guidelines for applications built for the watch, which suggest that applications be used …

Apps

Google's new wireless service will reportedly only work on the Nexus 6

A limited offering<p>The wireless service that Google all but confirmed this week will only work on the Nexus 6 smartphone, according to a new report. The <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, citing sources familiar with the matter, says Google's service could launch as soon as late March. But it won't work with any …

HP teamed up with Microsoft to build its latest flagship laptop

This isn't your typical laptop announcement post. The most interesting thing about the Spectre x360, HP's new flagship notebook, isn't its design, performance or even price. No, what's interesting about this laptop is that Microsoft helped build it. Over the course of a year and a half, the two …

ISIS Issues Death Threats to Twitter Co-founder Jack Dorsey

ISIS supporters have threatened Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey as well as company employees because the terrorist organization’s accounts are frequently deleted from the social network, reports Buzzfeed.<p>The post was uploaded to JustPaste, a site frequently used to disseminate ISIS propaganda, …

Jack Dorsey