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Dozens of models of notebooks sold by Hewlett Packard (HP) contain keystroke logging software, which captures everything that is typed on the device's keyboard. One would generally expect to find a keylogger in a dodgy movie torrent or perhaps a keygen for pirated software, but this week a keylogger was found in an audio driver for an HP laptop .
  • Is a mini SNES coming for Holiday 2017?

    Is a mini SNES coming for Holiday 2017?

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    Moreover, Nintendo of America didn't confirm whether this announcement intended the termination of the NES Classic or Famicom Mini worldwide. The SNES mini is expected to similar to the NES Classic with plug-and-play and pre-loaded games, according to Eurogamer .
  • The end of Wunderlist — Microsoft To-Do

    The end of Wunderlist — Microsoft To-Do

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    To-Do List uses algorithms to offer intelligent user suggestions, based on what the user might be looking for and when. Microsoft is planning to bring more features from Wunderlist to To-Do, including the ability to share lists; a Mac app and tablet apps for iOS and Android are also planned.
  • Microsoft commits to biannual Windows feature updates

    Microsoft commits to biannual Windows feature updates

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    The company said it would hew to a "predictable" twice-per-year schedule for both platforms, though there's still a little wiggle room: Microsoft didn't specify exact dates within those months. Microsoft has publicly committed itself to biannual Windows feature releases, to take place every March and September. However, the company frequently upgraded smaller functionalities in the Office suite nearly on a weekly basis.
  • PlayStation 4 consoles may attract roaches, repairmen say

    PlayStation 4 consoles may attract roaches, repairmen say

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    According to the same Kotaku blog , some console fix techs reported that at least half of the PS4s they service are full of roaches. "You see those bags?" he asked. PlayStation 4 owners apparently not only have to deal with things such as Wi-Fi issues and PlayStation Network outages, but they should also take measures to prevent their console from being infested by cockroaches.
  • Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case

    Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case

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    But the FAS had argued that, despite its denials, Google was indeed "prohibiting" rival software to its own YouTube, Maps and Photos apps to be pre-installed alongside its own dominant version of Android. FAS also imposed the fine for abuse of market dominating position in the amount of 438 mln rubles (US$7.8 mln). Google will now likely lose considerable market share in search to Yandex, with filed the original suit.
  • Mark Hamill: Carrie Fisher Star Wars tribute is 'therapy'

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    We even examined why the Jedi's time has come to an end. Kennedy did jump in to point out that despite his modesty, Hamill's Skywalker is a "significant" player in the events of The Last Jedi. "Star Wars Rebels will be the complete journey that it was meant to be from the very beginning", said Filoni. The teaser features shots of Rey (Daisy Ridley), presumably conducting her Jedi training under Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), who had a brief appearance in " The Force Awakens " in 2015.
  • Campaigning for Turkey referendum hits final stretch

    Campaigning for Turkey referendum hits final stretch

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    Since the passing of these amendments in Parliament in late January, there have been debates among different segments of society concerning the proposed changes. Gulen denies any ties to the coup attempt. Many Turks voting "Yes" want a powerful president to confront terrorism and the campaign against Islamic state in Syria.
  • World's oldest person dies at 117

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    Dr Carlo Bava told The Associated Press that Ms Morano's carer called him to say she died Saturday afternoon while sitting in an armchair at her home in Verbania, a town on Lake Maggiore. Her other secrets to a long life included eating two raw eggs a day and possessing good genetics . Morano, the world's oldest person, died on Friday at the age of 117.
  • OnePlus may pack 8GB RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 835

    OnePlus may pack 8GB RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 835

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    In a recent report , there are rumors doing the rounds that OnePlus is now working on their latest flagship, the OnePlus 5. However, it seems that OnePlus will still offer front-facing capacitive buttons, along with the ability to enable on-screen buttons.
  • Burger King ad triggers Google Home

    Burger King ad triggers Google Home

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    Shortly after Burger King launched the ad, Google Home stopped responding to the commercial . Contrary to reports claiming Google has disabled the functionality, we were just able to summon the Assistant by playing the ad. Wikipedia, meanwhile, has yet to put the Whopper page accessed therein under lockdown, but its edit page shows a war of updates, libelously accusing the burger of containing everything from rats and toenail clippings to people.