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Not a surprise at this point, but no less deserved. If you don't have one yet, make it your priority, this phone is that great. Also great to see +Google Nexus​ team with a home run device!
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My brother's book came out today!

At Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01BK5XSTI/ref=cm_sw_r_other_awd_hvJUwb2DB0162

And Barnes and Noble.
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Fantastic!  Congrats to your brother! 
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Google will give you 2GB of free Drive space for doing a 60-second security checkup.

Go do it! (It's worth doing, anyway -- even without the bonus!)
Tomorrow is apparently "Safer Internet Day," which you most likely didn't mark on your calendar. Google remembered Safer Internet Day, though. To cele... by Ryan Whitwam in News
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G+ Web Preview Update Feb 5
Today we're starting to roll out several fixes and new features on the Google+ Web preview including:

* 101 bug fixes
* View large profile images in a gallery
* Improved people search results
* An updated design for the Following screen
* Ability to see who you've muted and un-mute them in the Activity Log (found under Settings)

As always, keep sending us your ideas/issues using the Send Feedback menu item. We are continuing to listen and make changes.
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PSA : Take a look at the cable in the picture below. If you find a deal online for a cable that looks anything like this on Amazon, Ebay, or a site like Alibaba, don't buy it. AVOID IT AT ALL COSTS.

I've looked through my history of reviews online and I have in the past purchased at least 8 different variants of this cable for review. I dug up each of these cables from my collection of bad cables since the SurjTech cable (which looks exactly like the one in the picture) fried my equipment and did some additional testing.

With some exceptions, most cheaper cables you'll buy on Amazon aren't manufactured by the brand that sells them to you. They typically go to some common suppliers with specifications and put their brand on it. (as an aside, that's why cables from iOrange-E, Cambond, F-color, and other brands are so similar in a good way).

In this case, there is a common manufacturer for the following brands that I can see on Amazon today : 
* iKNOWTECH
* NXET
* SurjTech
* TRADERPLUS
* SAWAKE

What's troubling is that when I examine the different variants of the cables from this common manufacturer, none of the variants are correctly configured using a 56 kΩ resistor, but their errors are also not consistent!

Here are the types of errors I found with this kind of cable : 
1) No CC termination
2) 5.1kΩ pullup 
3) 5.1kΩ pulldown
4) 10 kΩ pullup
5) Swapped Vbus and Gnd + 10kΩ pulldown

The last kind of cable killed my equipment. It almost seems like the manufacturer is just trying random permutations of settings and pushing out the result into the market. Scary...

Furthermore, and here's the coup de grace, EVERY one of these cables claim to be SuperSpeed 10gbps USB 3.1 cables with the logo (the SuperSpeed trident below), the packaging, and the Amazon listings.

Every single one of these "strong" braided cables are missing the 4 additional SuperSpeed wires + 1 ground return needed by SuperSpeed. This is such a terrible deception. :(

I urge anyone to keep an eye out for this kind of cable and simply ignore it. I will leave as many negative reviews as I can, but it seems like random sellers pop up on Amazon and elsewhere selling this deceptive product every day.

#USBC   #USB   #TypeC  
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Apple's house of cards continues to collapse as even it's formerly tame press animals begin to turn and bite the hand that feeds

Once the Verge finally prints an honest Apple review it will be all over.

Apple has built a huge business powered solely by market perception. Once that perception is lost the whole company will collapse. It's happening. Once they lose the pro Apple media, consumers will be next. Once they're no longer the "Gucci bag" of technology, the status of owning their stuff will disappear and so will their sales. Yes their huge cash reserves will drag out the inevitable, but they'll never get their image back once they lose it.

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Rubin has a theory that humanity is on the cusp of a new computing age. Just as MS-DOS gave way to Macintosh and Windows, which gave way to the web, which gave way to smartphones, he thinks the forces are in place to begin a decades-long transition to the next great platform: artificial intelligence.

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Governments generally have some pretty terrible computer security. The brightest and the best generally go work for tech companies.
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So it would be cheaper for me to buy a new Chromebook every two years than pay the monthly cost of storage...slick plan there.
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Ohhhh...I see...What blasphemy do you speak? lol...
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