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Which Apple desktop should you buy?

The Mac Mini and Mac Studio are two excellent Macs fueled by macOS Ventura and Apple silicon. Despite their similarities — they’re both desktop computers, for one — these two devices are actually very distinct. Consequently, they cater to completely different types of users. This is the Mac Mini (2023) vs Mac Studio (2022) — the battle between two of Apple’s most powerful desktop computers. Let’s find out which one better suits your budget and needs. Apple Mac Mini M1 Apple Mac Mini (2023) The Mac Mini (2023) packs Apple’s…

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Chick-fil-A revealed a troubling fix for a very big problem (not everyone is happy)

kmatija/Getty Images Companies want you to believe that everything they do is logical and sensible. Even though, at times, decisions are made by panic-stricken CEOs with petrified PR people screaming in their ears. Still, occasionally there’s a certain glory to the straight-facedness of corporate logic. Also: Amazon teams up with a fast-food robot This brings me to the delight that is Chick-fil-A. Would you like jam with your chicken? more Technically Incorrect In recent times, the chicken chain has grappled with exponential success, not always with complete aplomb. One area where…

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Computing 101: how to zip and unzip a file

The ability to compress a file or a group of files so that they take up less space is something that has been available for practically as long as consumer computers have been available. The most popular method is called ZIP, which was first introduced back in 1989 and is still being used (although there are others just as, or more, efficient, such as RAR and TAR). Once upon a time, you would have had to use a third-party app in order to zip or unzip files. However, that ability…

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How to change your username in Windows 11

d3sign/Getty Images You’re probably using Windows 11 with either a local account or a Microsoft account.  Either way, maybe you want to change the username associated with your account.  No problem.  The process is easier and quicker with a local account but doable with a Microsoft account.  Also: Yes, you can still get a free Windows 10 upgrade. Here’s how Let’s see how this plays out. How to change your username in Windows 11 Assuming you’re using a local account in Windows 11, open Control Panel in icon view and…

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Bayer partners with Google for quantum drug discovery

The agreement sees Bayer leveraging Google Cloud’s Tensor Processing Units (TPUs). According to Google​, its TPUs are custom-develop, application-specific circuits used to accelerate machine learning workloads. The TPUs are designed to minimize the time-to-accuracy when training large, complex network models. The aim is to apply this computing power to accelerate and scale Bayer’s quantum chemistry calculations. This will involve quantum mechanics being applied to computer-aided drug discovery, enabling the in-silico modelling of biological and chemical systems. The partners stated that the objectives of the collaboration are to demonstrate that fully…

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General Micro Systems (GMS) Expands Army-Specific Rugged Computer Portfolio – EEJournal

Small form factor, OpenVPX SOSA-aligned and rackmount servers bring data-driven computing to the edge RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA, January 24, 2023—General Micro Systems, the world’s leading technology-independent supplier of computing engines, today announced its expanded portfolio of rugged small form factor (SFF), OpenVPX and rackmount equipment that offers next-generation deployed processing and enhanced bandwidth to the U.S. Army. With added capabilities from Dell Technologies OEM, this combined portfolio can enable more U.S. Army programs to realize the latest commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) technologies along with GMS’s rugged server portfolio. “The computing needs of next-generation…

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Next Unit of Computing (NUC) Market Size Soaring at 3.9% CAGR

Market Study Report adds Global Next Unit of Computing (NUC) Market report that gives meticulous investigation of current scenario of the market size, share, demand, growth, trends, companies active in the industry and forecasts for the coming years. For More Details on This Report @ https://www.marketstudyreport.com/reports/global-next-unit-of-computing-nuc-market-research-report-2023 Global Next Unit of Computing (NUC) Market Size was estimated at USD 3644.8 million in 2022 and is projected to reach USD 4585.3 million by 2028, exhibiting a CAGR of 3.9% during the forecast period. Global Next Unit of Computing (NUC) Market Overview: Global…

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It’s a very personal gadget and personally I’m disturbed

Manscaped/Screeshot by Chris Matyszczyk I’m not the man I used to be and what many a men’s magazine — and, no doubt, Dr. Jordan Peterson — say I should be. I’m still alright with that and roll along my way as best I can. So I confess I don’t leap on every male bandwagon, rousing the horses with a hee-haw and a giddyup. Also: Look what Boston Dynamics’ humanoid robot can do now But I do feel an urge to mention a particular class of male-oriented gadgets that I’ve resisted…

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12 Biggest Cloud Providers by Market Share in the World

In this article, we take a look at 12 biggest cloud providers by market share in the world. If you want to see more biggest cloud providers by market share in the world, go directly to 5 Biggest Cloud Providers by Market Share in the World. Cloud computing is a growing sector. In cloud computing, there are two sectors, both of which are growing, cloud infrastructure as a service or IaaS, and software as a service or SaaS. In terms of cloud infrastructure as a service, there aren’t that many…

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Are you a heavy phone hotspot user? Get this mobile hotspot router instead

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes/ZDNET No matter whether you use an Android smartphone or an iPhone, chances are that it has a built-in hotspot feature that allows you to share your internet connection with other devices. It’s a great feature, but if this is something that you’re using a lot, then what you really need is a dedicated mobile hotspot router. Also: How to convert your home’s old TV cable into powerful Ethernet lines I’ve been using Netgear mobile hotspot routers for many years, and they’ve become a part of the gear I…

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