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Mini studio modules designed for hands-on electronic music creation

Mindflood has developed the compact minijam studio platform to provide everything an electronic musician needs to create a beat or track, without having to pair up a smartphone running music production apps or software. The first “tek” minijam range is

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HTC launching its VR app subscription service at $7 per month

 This week, HTC will be celebrating the one year anniversary of the release of the HTC Vive VR headset. The system has been a surprising hit for the aging mobile company, which has devoted a surprising amount of resources towards

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A look back on the golden age of Atari gaming

 This excerpt is from Jamie Lendino’s Breakout: How Atari 8-Bit Computers Defined a Generation, an amazing book that details with an obsessive’s eye the rise and fall of Atari 8 bit computers. While only someone who ran a BBS on an Atari

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Pay-as-you-go cloud platform offers fast, convenient web design

It’s a rare business that doesn’t have a website these days, but for smaller companies the process of building a site and keeping it up to date can be costly and time consuming. Texas-based startup Snaplitics is aiming to fix

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Windows 10 users can now download videos from Netflix for offline viewing

Streaming services like Netflix are proving increasingly popular as fans of television and movies cut the cord and look for on-demand options that better suit their needs. Having previously made it possible for iOS and Android users to download content

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Fern-leaf inspires electrode for high density solar energy storage

Solar cells are constantly getting better at collecting energy from sunlight, but their ability to store it isn’t improving quite as fast. Made from graphene and with a fern-inspired fractal structure, engineers at RMIT University have developed a new prototype

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Fern-leaf inspires electrode for high density solar energy storage

Solar cells are constantly getting better at collecting energy from sunlight, but their ability to store it isn’t improving quite as fast. Made from graphene and with a fern-inspired fractal structure, engineers at RMIT University have developed a new prototype

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Twitter’s head of Asia Pacific is leaving the company after 4.5 years

 Twitter is losing the head of its Asia Pacific business, Aliza Knox, after she announced the end of her near-five year tenure with the company. Knox was Twitter’s first hire in Asia — minus Japan — when she joined the company in

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BMW R1200GS gets a 170-horsepower hybrid 2WD system

We had to double-check this one given the date of the announcement, but it’s true: BMW is set to release a two-wheel drive R1200GS, using a 45-horsepower front hub motor that takes the bike’s peak output to a staggering 170

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BMW R1200GS gets a 170-horsepower hybrid 2WD system

We had to double-check this one given the date of the announcement, but it’s true: BMW is set to release a two-wheel drive R1200GS, using a 45-horsepower front hub motor that takes the bike’s peak output to a staggering 170

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Uber rival Grab makes first major acquisition to build out its payments platform

 Grab, Uber’s biggest rival in Southeast Asia, has completed its first major acquisition after it bought up Indonesian startup Kudo to boost its nascent mobile payments platform. Neither party is giving a figure for the size of the deal, which was first

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Cartoons from the April 10, 2017, Issue

See the rest of the story at newyorker.com Related:This Week in Fiction: Emma Cline on a Father Confronting His Son’s TransgressionThe Cathartic Finale of “Big Little Lies”Laura Kipnis’s Battle Against Vulnerability Go to Source

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This Week in Fiction: Emma Cline on a Father Confronting His Son’s Transgression

In “Northeast Regional,” your story in this week’s issue, a man named Richard is interrupted during a weekend away with someone else’s wife by the news that his son, Rowan, who’s at boarding school, has done something reprehensible. How would

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Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner makes first test flight

Boeing’s lanky new 787-10 Dreamliner has left the nest for the first time. The maiden flight of the longer, more spacious plane lasted just shy of five hours, and according to Boeing it went off without a hitch. .. Continue

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Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner makes first test flight

Boeing’s lanky new 787-10 Dreamliner has left the nest for the first time. The maiden flight of the longer, more spacious plane lasted just shy of five hours, and according to Boeing it went off without a hitch. .. Continue

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New Clerky tools help startups hire and raise funds without running into legal problems

 Clerky may not be a household name like TurboTax today, but the company’s business formation software has been called a “secret weapon” by startup founders in Silicon Valley for years. Many Y Combinator cofounders use it to get their companies

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Commission your own traffic and construction studies without ever leaving bed using SpaceKnow

 The number of things that can be done from the comfort of one’s own bed has increased in recent years — shopping, banking and now geospatial analytics. Ok, it doesn’t sound sexy but it might give you a leg up

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Satechi launches USB-C Travel Charger for Nintendo Switch, Galaxy S8, and more

As more and more family members own multiple device — smartphones, tablets, etc. — it can feel like every outlet in a home is in use. This can be very problematic, as there can sometimes be more devices than outlets! This

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Why do developers who could work anywhere flock to the world’s most expensive cities?

 Politicians and economists lament that certain alpha regions — SF, LA, NYC, Boston, Toronto, London, Paris — attract all the best jobs while becoming repellently expensive, reducing economic mobility and contributing to further bifurcation between haves and have-nots. But why

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Hacked! New York Post mobile app compromised in security breach

The New York Post suffered a security breach this weekend when its push notification system was compromised. Unknown attackers used the system to send out messages to users of the New York Post mobile app. The hackers sent out messages

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