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Microsoft’s Surface Laptop is a Trojan horse to sneak Windows 10 S into your life

Microsoft is raising more questions than it’s answering by shipping Windows 10 S on its new Surface Laptop. Is it just about education? Or is it a secret play to change what users expect from Windows?The post Microsoft’s Surface Laptop is a Trojan horse to sneak Windows 10 S into your life appeared first on Digital Trends.

A newly developed chemical could ‘reprogram’ your body to be more fit

Scientists at the Salk Institute in California have demonstrated that mice can be given a major endurance boost with a new "exercise-in-a-pill." This is what it does and how it works.The post A newly developed chemical could ‘reprogram’ your body to be more fit appeared first on Digital Trends.

Hundreds of apps on the Google Play Store are vulnerable to open port attacks

Researchers at the University of Michigan have discovered that hundreds of apps on the Google Play Store are vulnerable to malware. The specific apps have not been disclosed, but the vulnerabilities have been reported to developers.The post Hundreds of apps on the Google Play Store are vulnerable to open port attacks appeared first on Digital Trends.

Microsoft CEO says the company’s next smartphone might not look like one

Microsoft's next smartphone might not look like any smartphone that has come before it. That is according to CEO Satya Nadella, who sat down with an NPR contributor for a revealing interview.The post Microsoft CEO says the company’s next smartphone might not look like one appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google Wallpapers adds tons of new high-res photos to spice up your phone

Google's Wallpapers app is one of the best destinations for Android users to find amazing looking backgrounds, and it just got better. Google pushed out an update Wednesday adding a slew of new high-resolution images.The post Google Wallpapers adds tons of new high-res photos to spice up your phone appeared first on Digital Trends.

This Pokémon Go-style app lets you find virtual statues of historic women

Narrowing the gap between the number of male and female statues would take millions of dollars -- so this app offers a virtual solution. The Whole Story Project places virtual statues you can find with your smartphone camera.The post This Pokémon Go-style app lets you find virtual statues of historic women appeared first on Digital Trends.

Designer says Microsoft decided against using Type-C ports in the Surface

Microsoft reportedly installed USB Type-C ports in the the Surface Laptop prototype, but decided against using them in favor of USB Type-A. One Microsoft designer said that the Type-C port just isn't quite mature at this stage.The post Designer says Microsoft decided against using Type-C ports in the Surface appeared first on Digital Trends.

Designer says Microsoft decided against using Type-C ports in the Surface

Microsoft reportedly installed USB Type-C ports in the the Surface Laptop prototype, but decided against using them in favor of USB Type-A. One Microsoft designer said that the Type-C port just isn't quite mature at this stage.The post Designer says Microsoft decided against using Type-C ports in the Surface appeared first on Digital Trends.

Scientists discover a massive wave rolling through nearby galaxy cluster

A team of scientists recently discovered a tsunami in the nearby Perseus cluster after combining X-ray data, radio observations, and computer simulations. It may not be safe to surf but it is truly a sight to behold.The post Scientists discover a massive wave rolling through nearby galaxy cluster appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google wants users running Chrome 64-bit, starts automatically upgrading

The latest version of Google Chrome, 58.0.3029.96, was announced yesterday and promises the usual bug fixes. It also makes a major change that will automatically upgrade installations to the 64-bit version.The post Google wants users running Chrome 64-bit, starts automatically upgrading appeared first on Digital Trends.

‘The Witcher III’ at 8K needs four Titan Xps to run smoothly

It will be years before most of us can play The Witcher III: Wild Hunt at an 8K resolution, but one YouTuber has managed to do it today with four SLI-linked GTX Titan Xp graphics cards.The post ‘The Witcher III’ at 8K needs four Titan Xps to run smoothly appeared first on Digital Trends.

Here are 15 weird Japanese toys that should’ve never existed in the first place

Japan is home to some of the strangest things on the planet. Check out our list of the 15 weirdest Japanese toys for a quick look at what you mind find, whether you're in the market for a crying doll or a piece of plastic modeled after roadkill.The post Here are 15 weird Japanese toys that should’ve never existed in the first place appeared first on Digital Trends.

The biggest, baddest, most extravagant superyachts ever conceived

Whether you're already a billionaire or on your way to becoming one, nothing else offers the freedom of movement and expression of a superyacht. Annual operating costs start high and mount fast, but the pressure of getting good anchorage in Monaco is even greater.The post The biggest, baddest, most extravagant superyachts ever conceived appeared first on Digital Trends.

An army of snow machines could help save a famous Swiss glacier

Swiss scientists want to save the country's famous Morteratsch Glacier, which is currently losing 100 feet in length each year. One possible answer? Thousands of artificial snow machines.The post An army of snow machines could help save a famous Swiss glacier appeared first on Digital Trends.

HTC Ocean/HTC U 11: leaks, news, and rumors

HTC has a new phone coming on May 16. It's likely to be called the HTC U 11, and it's apparently going to be very squeezable. Here's everything we know about the HTC U 11, or HTC Ocean as it's also known, so far.The post HTC Ocean/HTC U 11: leaks, news, and rumors appeared first on Digital Trends.

Nissan wants to fight distracted driving with a signal-blocking box for phones

Distracted driving is a serious issue -- and Nissan thinks it has come up with a solution. It's called the Nissan Signal Shield, and it's basically a cage that blocks electromagnetic fields. But is it the best way to curb distracted driving?The post Nissan wants to fight distracted driving with a signal-blocking box for phones appeared first on Digital Trends.

IBM Watson XPrize AI contest lures entrants with a $5 million prize pool

Nearly 150 teams will compete for a prize pool of $5 million over the next three years to develop the most innovative solution to a number of challenges faces by mankind, using artificial intelligence.The post IBM Watson XPrize AI contest lures entrants with a $5 million prize pool appeared first on Digital Trends.

Facebook recruits 3,000 additional moderators to review flagged content

Facebook is putting its faith in humans to weed out objectionable content. It is recruiting 3,000 moderators to review videos and photos users flag for running afoul of its Community Standards.The post Facebook recruits 3,000 additional moderators to review flagged content appeared first on Digital Trends.

Hulu launches live TV streaming service with over 50 sought-after channels

Internet video streamer Hulu has officially launched its long-awaited live TV streaming service, a $40-per-month option that includes popular live channels like ESPN, NBC, Food Network, and many more.The post Hulu launches live TV streaming service with over 50 sought-after channels appeared first on Digital Trends.

How to change your wallpaper and login screen in Windows 10

The latest iteration of Windows 10 has a new Settings menu, and some common tasks have changed as a result. The method for replacing your desktop or login wallpaper is among them. Here's how to do it with Windows 10.The post How to change your wallpaper and login screen in Windows 10 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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