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Weekly Rewind: Conquering Everest with Snapchat, and is the Galaxy S8 worth it?

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this…
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Cloud storage is carefree with these top-tier services

Cloud storage is a godsend for anyone with a treasure trove of data and nowhere to put it all, but with so many services, which one is right for you? Your data is valuable, so follow our guide to pick the best service for your needs.
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Processing in memory offers major improvements to 3D rendering speeds

A research project carried out by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Houston has accomplished a 65 percent increase in 3D rendering speeds thanks to processing in memory.
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Snapdragon 835 Windows machines coming in the fourth quarter of this year

The fourth quarter of 2017 will see a real change of pace in the Windows 10 PC market, when a laptop or tablet -- and maybe both -- running on Qualcomm's ARM-based Snapdragon 835 processor will be released.
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FCC votes to eliminate price caps for business broadband customers

The FCC has voted to introduce a new standard for local competition among business broadband providers, removing certain legally binding price caps on providers in order to spur increased investment.
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Samsung Galaxy Book 2-in-1 PC pre-orders kick off today

Samsung has confirmed that pre-orders on its Galaxy Book 2-in-1 PC will open on April 21, offering up detailed specifications for each of the three models set to be made available.
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Hajime is a ‘white worm’ that infects and secures vulnerable IoT devices

There's another piece of code that's targeting IoT devices, and it's growing. The strange thing, however, is that as far as anyone can tell, the so-called "Hajime" code isn't doing anything bad, and might be doing some good.
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MakeVR is here to steamroll the learning curve for 3D modeling software 3:32

3D modeling software has a notoriously steep learning curve, so Sixense and Vive Studios put their heads together and launched a ridiculously simple CAD program anyone can use.
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From home to outer space, the new Google Earth is full of things to do

Google launched a major update for Google Earth that not only redesigned the interface, but also added rich visual content from partners such as BBC Earth and Sesame Street. Here's how you can easily lose hours exploring the planet.
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Microsoft promises new twice-yearly feature update schedule for Windows 10

Today Microsoft announced that Windows 10 and Office 365 will be aligning update schedules going forward, meaning we should see two major “feature updates” for both products every year.
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Microsoft enables 'Wake on Voice' feature on its Surface Studio all-in-one

One of the features of Intel's sixth-generation Skylake CPUs is what Microsoft calls "Wake on Voice from Modern Standby." and that functionality is now available for the Surface Studio thanks to a new set of drivers.
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If you're brave, you can flash older AMD Radeon cards to get next-gen performance

The RX 570/580 and RX 470/480 GPUs are similar enough that some intrepid hardware hackers decided to turn their older cards into reasonable facsimiles of their successors. For the most part, they succeeded