ExtremeTalk: Does anyone actually love Windows?

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It’s the last weekend before Microsoft releases Windows 10, which means that any of you planning to take advantage of the new operating system had best be moving to do so soon. Come July 29, the new operating system will cost significantly more and if Microsoft has plans to offer …

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Why are we still building space tech down here on Earth?

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These days, engineering for space has a lot to do with packaging. Your biggest, most ambitious ideas have to be deliverable in small chunks that can be reassembled later, or blow up like a balloon, or even fold up like an origami crane. Everything you want to do in space, …

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The week in wearable tech

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If you’ve been too busy sunning yourself all week to keep up with all the big wearable tech news, don’t panic, for we have just the thing you need to catch up. Read on for the biggest headlines of the last seven days, kicking off with a juicy bit of …

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Review: Download review: AIMP review

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Calling AIMP a music player would be doing it a disservice. As well as playing music, the program also acts as an audio organizer, making it easy to change MP3 tags and create playlists. Playlists are an interesting feature here because as well as curating them by hand, you can …

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Hands-on review: MSI WT72 6QN

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Virtual reality is coming of age with hardware like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift providing ideal devices for creative minds and gamers alike. It doesn’t come as a surprise therefore that at least one top-tier laptop vendor saw an opportunity to repackage its gaming products for a more lucrative …

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ODG ported Pokemon Go onto its AR smartglasses

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The team at Osterhout Design Group really love Pokemon Go. In fact, they love it so much they decided to port the AR game onto the R7 augmented reality smartglasses for fun. It’s not as hard as it sounds if you have AR glasses on hand and a knowledge of …

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ODG ported Pokemon Go onto its AR smartglasses

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The team at Osterhout Design Group really love Pokemon Go. In fact, they love it so much they decided to port the AR game onto the R7 augmented reality smartglasses for fun. It’s not as hard as it sounds if you have AR glasses on hand and a knowledge of …

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Review: Mini Review: Focal Dimension

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If you want truly immersive sound for your home theatre setup, you would usually have to go to a 5.1 or 7.1 speaker system. However, not everyone wants to wire up five speakers and a sub or has the space. Audio companies came up with a solution with the soundbar …

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The best smart blood pressure monitors

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If having your blood pressure taken at the doctors fills you with dread, investing in a home monitor can take away a lot of the stress. Buying the best blood pressure monitor is a great way of keeping tabs on your health, and helps to avoid a nasty surprise at …

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