December 3, 2016 - 4:00pm
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How to Stop Your Computer from Slowing Down

As months and years pass by, even the most powerful computer can start to slow down and show signs of age, much like a car. But as with your automobile, there are steps to take that will minimise the creeping sluggishness and keep your laptop running as fast as possible for as long as possible. Here are a couple of easy steps you can take to keep your computer from slowing down. Read More >>

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Virgin Galactic Is Finally Back in the Sky

On Saturday, with the large grin of Richard Branson to see it off, Virgin Galactic’s second SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity, completed its first free flight over the Mojave Desert. Read More >>

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Netflix Confirms Luke Cage is Coming Back for Season 2

Netflix has officially announced that Luke Cage is getting a second season, making this the sweetest Christmas indeed. Read More >>

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Here Are Some Of The Highlights From PSX

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Twist! World’s Largest Tech Company Warns Against Too Much Regulation

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The Best Box Mods: Next-Level Vaping Beyond E Cigs

Looking to move up in the vaping world? It's time to start considering the best box mods. I've already rounded up a range of entry level, mass market e-cig devices, the best e-cig 'eGo' devices that people just starting out with vaping might pick up to test the waters. Now attentions are being turned to the ever growing market of box mod vaping kits, which represent a step up in vaping quality experience and customisation for the more serious user. If you're looking to upgrade to one of the best box mods, this should help you find the one for you. Read More >>

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What Hath Bee Movie Wrought?

Dreamworks’ 2007 animated cult classic that details the romance between a bee (Jerry Seinfeld) and a human woman (Renée Zellweger)—has long served as the inspiration behind the internet’s weirdest memes. Recently it’s paved the way for something that transcends Bee Movie—something absurd, an artful and heroic exercise of futility and devotion. Something notably hollow. Read More >>

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FCC Says AT&T’s DirecTV Now Service Violates Net Neutrality

One of the features of AT&T’s new DirecTV Now streaming TV service is that using the service won’t count against AT&T wireless users’ data caps. AT&T also also exempts mobile app usage for regular DirecTV customers on its wireless network. Now, the FCC says that feature violates net neutrality rules. Read More >>

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Gutting NASA’s Earth Science Division Would Send Research Back to the Dark Ages

Norm Nelson is interested in what makes the oceans tick. As a biological oceanographer at UC Santa Barbara, his research draws connections between sunlight and phytoplankton, the tiny green microbes that power the marine carbon cycle. There are plenty of outstanding questions Nelson wants to pursue—but after 30 productive years, his days as a scientist may be numbered. Read More >>

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Facebook Spends $20 Million to Quiet Gentrification Critics Near Its Headquarters

Facebook is making good on its promise to build affordable housing near its headquarters in Menlo Park in San Francisco. The social media giant announced plans on Friday to build new housing in the area to offset concerns about the controversial 1.1 million square-foot expansion of its headquarters. Read More >>

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2016 has already be declared the year of virtual reality, with Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR all hitting the consumer market. But as we all know, virtual reality isn't necessarily an expensive far off purchase. You can get  basic virtual reality experience (and even play games) with a smartphone-powered headset. Read More >>

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