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Kate McEnroe

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Kate is a well known optimist New Yorker and experienced in digital as well as analog gadgets, she is the senior manager as well as senior writer of TND Media, who loves to write about Microsoft technologies, Laptops & PCs. All posts by Kate

Pre-Order PlayStation VR Starting On March 22nd

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The virtual reality market is getting hotter by the day, it seems, with news and upcoming releases just waiting around the corner.  And the competition is fierce. Oculus Rift is ready to launch later this month, HTC Vive in April, and Sony just announced their VR headset’s pricing and release date. It will be a treat for console gamers. It ...

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Samsung Starts Shipping Ridiculous 15TB SSD

A lot of people have long forgotten – or are too young to know – about the much simpler times when the most storage we had was 1.44 MB on a floppy disk. Technology has come a long way since, as Samsung unveiled an SSD that sets the record much higher. The news about the 15 TB SSD (15.36 TB ...

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Facebook Designs AI-based Maps of Inhabited Places in Remote Areas

A team of Facebook engineers has spent their last two years designing and developing drones, satellites, and lasers that could bring Internet access even to the people in the most remote areas on Earth. However, all of this work is useless the social network can come up with a way to locate those people – for which a little artificial ...

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Microsoft’s Fetch! App Recognizes and Classifies Dog Breeds

There’s little chance you didn’t hear or try Microsoft’s how-old.net site launched last spring – the smart AI that it was based on was all the rage. Now, Microsoft has taken its facial recognition and artificial intelligence efforts to a whole new level. Welcome to Fetch! – an app designed to for fans of the canine world who are curious ...

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Sonos and Apple: Music Has Lost its Social Component

Some years ago, when your sister wanted to listen to her favorite album, the entire house would usually have to join the experience, whether they liked it or not. But listening to music today has become a more personal experience without a doubt: you just pop in your earpods and you can experience your favorite jams on your terms. Sonos, ...

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Tinder Has Partnered up With Giphy for GIF Support

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but there are times when the power of the animate GIF cannot be matched by a static image. Ever since it acquired Tappy, the photo messaging app, last year, Tinder didn’t seem to have any plans for it. Tappy provided “the antidote to texting,” according to its own advertising, and now ...

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Apple’s Dependency on iPhone’s Commercial Success

It’s not long until other operating systems (ahem, Android) will catch up to the sleek feel and premium functionality of the iPhone, so Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is starting to worry about its dependency on iPhone’s commercial success. Its iPhone sales accounted for a whopping 62 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015, which goes to show just how dependent Apple’s revenue ...

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Google Is Starting Its Own Trek Down the VR Path

Google Is Starting Its Own Trek Down the VR Path

Recent news coming from the side of the corporate giant suggests that Google is starting its own trek down the VR path and turning its attention towards this sector of the industry a lot more attentively than it has so far. While it already had a Virtual Reality division created a fair amount of time ago, the only result that ...

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