Enrico Signoretti

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This is why I use an iPhone instead of Android, but a Windows PC instead of a Mac

A coworker recently asked me a good question: Why am I so dedicated to my Apple iPhone X and Apple Watch, but vastly prefer a Windows 10 PC to a Mac? I've been chewing it over ever since.<p>Now, I think I have an answer, and it's pretty simple: Apple's iOS is still the best, most useful, and most …

Dear Apple: You Used to Be Cool, Man…

It’s been a tough year for me as an Apple power user. As an industry analyst, I play with lots of great toys from across the tech spectrum, but for the last decade or so, Apple has been a big part of my world: My home desk has had an iMac on it. My travel bag has a Mac Book Pro in it. Dig into my …

Behold The Most Hilarious Wildlife Photos of 2017

Wildlife photographer Tibor Kércz would spend a few nights each year camped out in a tent near a tree, hoping to capture photos of little owls and …

The new amazing video from OK Go features lots and lots of printers

As well-known for their videos as their music (if not more), the quartet known as OK Go has delivered some visually impressive music videos over the …

Technology

Big Data, Big Deal! 5 Ways It's Going to Be Revolutionized In 2018

The big data market has been predicted to be worth $46.34 billion by 2018. What can it do for your business?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Big data is a big deal. From reducing their costs and making better decisions, to creating products and services that are in …

This AI Turns Unrecognizable Pixelated Photos Into Crystal-Clear Images

This artificial intelligence technology turns the “Enhance!” TV trope into reality.<p>Remember all the times you snickered when some TV character zoomed in on a photo and said “Enhance!” turning a blurred mess into a highly detailed, razor-sharp image? Now there’s a system–an artificial …

Here are the best Raspberry Pi alternatives

MinnowBoard MAX<p>The MinnowBoard MAX is an update of the popular MinnowBoard, and features a 64-bit Intel Atom E3800 processor, 2GB of RAM, and Intel …

Raspberry Pi

Giant robot fighting is finally here as America and Japan do battle

The US and Japan will square-off in robot combat this Tuesday in a battle to determine who builds a better battle bot. The event will be streamed live on Twitch and will feature two giant robots clashing head-to-head in melee combat.<p>The American team created a 15 foot tall behemoth of steel and …

NASA's new ion thruster breaks records, could take humans to Mars

Ionic Propulsion from NASA<p>NASA’s new X3 thruster, which is being developed by researchers at the University of Michigan in collaboration with the …

Google invests in Neverware, a startup that’s turning dead PCs into Chromebooks

Neverware helps schools refresh discarded equipment<p>Neverware, a New York City-based startup with a software platform that converts legacy computers into Chromebooks, announced today that it has raised a new round of investment led by Google. It won’t say the exact amount, but it will likely be more …

Germany has way more industrial robots than the US, but they haven’t caused job losses

The rise of the robots, coming first for our jobs, then maybe our lives, is a growing concern in today’s increasingly automated world. Just today (Oct. 10), the World Bank chief said the world is on a “crash course” to automate millions of jobs. But a recent report from Germany paints a less …

Apple is looking into reports that some iPhone 8s are falling apart

The iPhone 8, Apple’s newest flagship phone—for now—went on sale last week, and reports are starting to trickle in that some users’ new phones are coming apart at the seams.<p>Most of the reports have been from Taiwanese and Chinese media outlets, according to The Next Web, and show phones where the …

Mobile Technology

The Tiny, $25 PocketBeagle

It was announced a day or two ago, but now the PocketBeagle has made its first real-world appearance at the World Maker Faire in New York this …

iPhone X Is Everything Wrong With Tim Cook's Apple

“Say hello to the future” adorns Apple’s iPhone X marketing. That is true… as time moves forward the future of the American company is selling more handsets to a captive audience. But is the iPhone X really the future of smartphones? Or is it just Tim Cook forgetting the lessons of Steve Jobs and …

Tim Cook

Quantum Computing explained!

At sub atomic levels every thing that we know about classical physics breaks, not just by a small margin but at massive scale. Welcome to the world …

Sci-fi author Martha Wells on writing a series about a robot that calls itself Murderbot

The next installment, Artificial Condition, comes out in May<p>Earlier this year, I read the first installment of Martha Wells’s Murderbot series, <i>All Systems Red,</i> a novella about a dour, cranky security robot that would rather watch soap operas than interact with people. Oh, and it murdered a bunch of …

Cassini Delivers a Final Round of Jaw-Dropping Images Before Its Death

After 20 years in space and 13 years on the job as a scientific instrument orbiting Saturn, Cassini, the probe sent to explore the ringed planet and …

Enceladus

Mellow makes almost any skateboard electric

Modular design, removable battery, and a novel kick assist mode feel like a genuine evolution of the idea<p>Electric skateboards are still fairly novel in the grand scheme of “ways to get around,” but for an inherently exciting idea, they’ve gotten awfully boring pretty quick. Boosted still makes the …

Elon Musk's 13 Best Quotes From His Futuristic TED Talk

"I'm not trying to be anyone's savior. I'm just trying to think about the future and not be sad."<p>On Friday, serial entrepreneur Elon Musk gave a …

How to upgrade Bash/Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 10 Creators Update

You can't help but have noticed that Microsoft has started the rollout of Windows 10 Creators Update. After testing with Windows Insiders, the third …

Learning from The Instapaper Outage

Instapaper (the SaaS-based solution for keeping track of bookmarks and interesting websites) suffered a catastrophic outage to their service last …

Scientists Have Created an Artificial Retina Implant That Could Restore Vision to Millions

Clinical trials set to begin this year.<p>Scientists have developed a retinal implant that can restore lost vision in rats, and are planning to trial …

Why I left Mac for Windows: Apple has given up

If you ask anyone who knows me, I’m probably the biggest Apple fan they know. Ask for a suggestion of what computer to get, and I’ll almost certainly …

The 2017 Arduino Starter Kit and Course Bundle | Android Central Digital Offers

<b>The ARDX Arduino Starter Kit</b><p>Tackle 13 Different Projects w/ This Fully-Stocked Beginner's Toolkit<p>The ARDX Arduino Starter Kit pairs a detailed, …

Microsoft shows off the power of the Surface Dial in new videos

Microsoft’s Surface Studio may not yet be available, but the firm is releasing a glut of videos on YouTube to whet the appetites of Surface lovers …

Why Slack may live to regret its smarmy letter to Microsoft

Paper tiger<p>Slack has always been easy to like. The fast-growing team communication startup had a classic underdog story, with its founders falling ass-backwards into enterprise software following a failed effort to build a video game. It’s led by Stewart Butterfield, one of the kindest and most …

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Apple is stalling for time with its new MacBooks — and Microsoft knows it

The machine's sharp, superthin screen, smart design, and innovative click wheel led Business Insider's Steve Kovach to write that "the Studio isn't a computer. It's an entirely new computing category, a sort of desktop-tablet hybrid that already has people excited."<p>When Apple gathered tech …

Warm ocean currents are slowing down

Satellite data and ocean sensors show a definite slowdown since 2004 in ocean currents that warm eastern North America and western Europe.<p>In the …