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Friday Links Links: Light On The Fizz

Friday Links Links: Light On The Fizz

Your weekly serve of pop-culture news, with a side of off-screen sky-magic.
By Ewa Grygier Oct 20 2017, 1:32PM
Turn your iPad’s camera into a button with this hack

Turn your iPad’s camera into a button with this hack

Astro HQ, the company behind a drawing app Astropad, has designed its latest app to turn the iPad’s camera into a button.
By Abigail Beall Oct 20 2017, 1:09PM
Microsoft says Windows 10 ARM has huge battery life

Microsoft says Windows 10 ARM has huge battery life

Microsoft and Qualcomm talked about the new device at Qualcomm's 5G Summit.
By Zach Marzouk Oct 20 2017, 1:00PM
The HP ZBook x2 is a chunky, stupidly powerful tablet for creatives

The HP ZBook x2 is a chunky, stupidly powerful tablet for creatives

The big one...
By Matt Tate Oct 20 2017, 11:41AM
Head2Head: Huawei Mate 10 Pro vs Google Pixel 2 XL

Head2Head: Huawei Mate 10 Pro vs Google Pixel 2 XL

Google's new phablet is fabulous, but can Huawei's Mate take it down?
By Andrew Hayward Oct 20 2017, 11:26AM
Gigabyte reveals two new Aorus gaming laptops, upgrades a third

Gigabyte reveals two new Aorus gaming laptops, upgrades a third

Packed with SLI power and an impressive mechanical keyboard. Also, RGBs.
By David Hollingworth Oct 20 2017, 10:52AM
Android malware on Google Play grows botnets, launches DDoS attacks

Android malware on Google Play grows botnets, launches DDoS attacks

The Sockbot malware has made its way into at least eight Apps in the Google Play Store with the intent of adding devices to botnets and performing DDoS attacks.
By Robert Abel Oct 20 2017, 10:42AM
This dinky PlayStation 4 gamepad is ideal for the tiny-handed

This dinky PlayStation 4 gamepad is ideal for the tiny-handed

Sony-licensed gamepad should make gaming easier on the small-handed.
By Staff Writer Oct 20 2017, 10:14AM
Twitter can automatically hide neo-Nazis and white supremacists, but chooses not to

Twitter can automatically hide neo-Nazis and white supremacists, but chooses not to

Where the law insists, Twitter proves it can be a lot more vigilant.
By Staff Writer Oct 20 2017, 10:14AM
Google makes Gmail super secure - but not for most users

Google makes Gmail super secure - but not for most users

High-risk groups such as journalists, political leaders and campaigners can protect their account with Advanced Protection.
By Staff Writer Oct 20 2017, 8:59AM
Coalition Against Piracy fights online piracy

Coalition Against Piracy fights online piracy

The new coalition, backed by numerous companies, hopes to the dismantle businesses behind pirate streaming boxes
By Staff Writer Oct 20 2017, 8:59AM
Hyper PixelCast 93

Hyper PixelCast 93

Pixels Forever - One thousand or more hours may not technically be forever, but it's a long time to spend with a videogame. Some of us have done that.
By Tim Henderson Oct 19 2017, 9:30PM
Synology announces new NAS devices, software features

Synology announces new NAS devices, software features

4K transcoding and all-flash enabled NAS feature.
By David Hollingworth Oct 19 2017, 1:29PM
WebSite X5 Evolution 14.0 improves navigation menu, updates effects and templates

WebSite X5 Evolution 14.0 improves navigation menu, updates effects and templates

Incomedia has released a major new version of its wizard-driven web-building tool with the launch of WebSite X5 Evolution 14.0.
By Nick Peers Oct 19 2017, 11:26AM
WhatsApp rolling out Live Location Sharing

WhatsApp rolling out Live Location Sharing

Your first thought is why you’d need to share your location with anyone. After further consideration, it makes so much sense.
By Chris Wiles Oct 19 2017, 11:26AM
Modified video games on Russian forum tainted with WaterMiner cryptominer

Modified video games on Russian forum tainted with WaterMiner cryptominer

A Russian hacker implanted a stealth cryptominer in his creations, including a mod of Grand Theft Auto that was recently found on a Russian-speaking forum, available for download.
By Bradley Barth Oct 19 2017, 10:08AM
Google's AlphaGo can now teach itself from scratch to beat humans

Google's AlphaGo can now teach itself from scratch to beat humans

This is the first time an artificial intelligence has become better at humans at the strategy game Go without any human input
By Staff Writer Oct 19 2017, 9:49AM
Lego is celebrating the women of NASA with four new figures

Lego is celebrating the women of NASA with four new figures

Build the Hubble Space Telescope, develop software for space missions or launch the ISS
By Staff Writer Oct 19 2017, 9:49AM
Google Calendar's web app receives a long-awaited revamp

Google Calendar's web app receives a long-awaited revamp

The update adds a fresh look and improved features for creating meetings.
By Staff Writer Oct 19 2017, 9:31AM
Twitter unveils new measures targeting hate and harassment

Twitter unveils new measures targeting hate and harassment

Social media firm pledges to take a "more aggressive" stance against abuse.
By Staff Writer Oct 19 2017, 9:31AM