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Dave Altavilla
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As anticipated, this week has been an incredible one for Windows 10. It launched just this past Wednesday, and immediately followed with a way to force the upgrade to go through. We also saw companies like AMD and NVIDIA roll out some new drivers to make the upgrade experience as smooth as possible. All of this seems to have boded quite
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#Windows10 is killing it. Nice work #Microsoft
We details the steps and potential pitfalls of migrating to Microsoft's brand new Windows 10 operating system.
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#drones  
If there's a way to abuse the coolest technology, you can bet that somehow, somewhere, a silly human will figure out how. It's true of idiots pointing high powered (and blinding) lasers at helicopters and airplanes, and it's also true of people interfering with firefighting efforts with drones. The latter happened recently, forcing firefighters
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Leave it to a couple NASA scientists to develop technology that supercharges their smartwatches. NASA announced this week that it has applied for a patent on a technology that lets wearable devices reflect wireless signals instead of using traditional transmitters and receivers. Once the new tech is implemented, it should speed up data transmission
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Just wow. #3DXPoint #Intel #Micron  
"This is something many people thought was impossible," exclaimed Intel Senior Vice President Rob Crooke. During an invite-only press conference, Crooke along with Micron CEO Mark Durcan revealed a radically new class of storage and memory architecture called 3D XPoint (pronounced "Cross Point"). To say this is a game-changer would be the
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Given how many details OnePlus has leaked over the past few months regarding its next generation flagship smartphone, there wasn’t much left to the imagination for prospective buyers other than the price. And that was even hinted at earlier this month, when OnePlus CEO Pete Lau remarked that the device would be priced below $450. The OnePlus
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Canon has a new camera that will be available just in time for the holidays, but at $30,000, the model is going to be on only a few wish lists. The ME20F-SH is capable of creating the equivalent of a 4,000,000 ISO setting, which means it can capture color video in extremely-low light settings. In fact, according to Canon, it can provide “high-quality
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Wake up and smell the coffee #Mozilla  . This is a sad excuse for championing innovation. Develop some real IP of your own maybe? #Microsoft  did and #Windows10  is pretty sweet. Running #Firefox  on it right now just fine, thanks.
If you perform a clean install of Windows 10, you shouldn’t be too surprised that Microsoft Edge is chosen as your default web browser. After all, it’s the only browser installed by default (well, I guess you could also count the old and decrepit Internet Explorer, which still lingers around for compatibility purposes). But when performing
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Just over a month ago, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) really stuck it to AT&T, fining the communications giant a whopping $100 million fine for misleading customers with regards to throttling data speeds. After hearing from thousands of disgruntled customers over the past few years that complained about throttling, the FCC decided
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I’m not going to lie, a tiny tear welled up in the corner of my eye when I saw the first renders of Ferrari’s new 488 Spider. Don’t get me wrong, the “garden variety” 488 GTB coupe is a gorgeous vehicle with more than enough sexy curves to fill a Victoria’s Secret catalog; but the 488 Spider is on a completely different level of beauty (even
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OK, so Motorola didn’t launch a second generation Moto 360 smartwatch today as we expected, but what the company did unveil is still likely to amaze you. The Lenovo-owned company today launched three new Android smartphones and as you’ll see, they strike a fine balance between performance, features, and affordability. First up is the range-topping
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The future of war could be drastically different than the wars of today, and we'd have artificial intelligence (AI) to "thank" for it. I use "thank" in quotes, because the potential of AI war machines is truly scary, and it makes me ill to think of their potential. Closing my eyes, I can envision future news stories of how AI-controlled drones
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  • Forbes
    Contributor, 2013 - present
    Dave Altavilla covers breakout news and technologies in the mobile, desktop and datacenter industries.
  • HotHardware.com
    Editor in Chief, Publisher, 1999 - present
    Dave Altavilla is the Founder & Editor in Chief of HotHardware.com, a computing a technology reviews and news website for enthusiasts, gadget freaks and IT Professionals.
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Cape Cod, Mendon, MA
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Dave Altavilla is Editor in Chief at HotHardware.com, a Technology-focused web publication bringing news and reviews on computer products, gadgets, mobile computing and related technologies.
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Dave Altavilla is a Journalist and Editor in Chief at HotHardware.com and has a column with Forbes as well. 

Dave has been immersed in the technology scene for decades. With a fascination for technology, Dave Altavilla is blessed to have the ability to work with it for a living.
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Trained in martial arts but need to get back to it some day soon. Fish lover and sushi addict. Dad was a Lobster Fisherman.
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  • Fitchburg State University
    Business - Technology
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