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You’re Not Backing Up Properly Unless You Have Offsite Backups

June 22, 2015 - 12:24 am in Articles

Backups are critical. But, if you’re just performing regular backups to a nearby external hard drive or USB drive, you’re missing an important part of your backup strategy. You need your files stored in separate physical locations. So-called “offsite…

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Mind reading viable as scientists reconstruct speech from brain activity

June 21, 2015 - 12:23 am in Science

Being able to read someone’s mind has both very good and very bad connotations. We can’t do it yet, but science has taken us a big step forward this…

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Why Oculus partnered with Microsoft for its Rift virtual reality headset

June 20, 2015 - 12:17 am in News

Oculus VR partnered with Microsoft to bring Xbox One controllers and Windows support to the Rift virtual reality headset. James Martin/CNET LOS ANGELES…

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Teen killed after locating his lost smartphone with a tracking app

June 19, 2015 - 12:13 am in Apps

Linking your mobile devices to a tracking service is a very good idea in case they get lost or stolen. But actually using tracking services to go find your device is not always a safe thing to do as one Canadian teen found at the cost of his life in London.Jeremy…

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Sonder is a $199 E Ink mechanical keyboard you can customize on the fly

June 18, 2015 - 8:01 am in News

Mechanical keyboard are pretty great. Customizable keyboards are great, too. Now there’s a company that wants to combine the two, and they’re using tiny E Ink displays to let you personalize every single key. Sonder Design is an Australian company, and…

NASA wants someone to design a rocket launch system for tiny satellites

June 17, 2015 - 4:06 pm in Science

NASA has put out a call for companies to submit proposals for a new rocket deployment system that will launch their next generation of nanosatellites into orbit. NASA is hoping outside companies can help […] Source: Science – Geek.com