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- Why The 'Million-Dollar View' Is Bad For Our Body And Soul
- Computer Memory Explained In Five Minutes
- Opinion: Australia Should Take A Stand Against 'Killer Robots'
- 64-Bit Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile Coming Soon: Why Should We Care?
- What We Learnt From Microsoft's Racist And Sexist AI Tweetbot Tay
- A Non-Sensationalist Look At Australian Internet Speeds
Microsoft is not as Service Pack happy as it once was. While Windows XP and 2000 had three and four SPs respectively, Windows 7 had just one while Windows 8 went with a versioning approach instead, in the form of 8.1. Microsoft now looks like it’s bringing Service Packs back for older platforms, except they’re called ‘Convenience Rollups’.
How long can you last without your smartphone? You don’t have to be nomophobic to be constantly checking your phone, ensuring you have enough juice to last the rest of your day. And, as more work becomes mobile, keeping devices charged is also a concern for businesses. So, here are some tips to keep your gadgets charged throughout the day.
Sydneysiders desire to have a house with a harbour or ocean view. Elsewhere a distant mountain view will do. But a view from the house to the vast space is bad for us — the allure of the capacious world out there can only make our body, and our mind, relentlessly unsettled. This is something that the Romans, Chinese and English of old understood well.
Sometimes scientists, the media and the general public inadvertently conspire to oversell science. There’s a lot of incentive to hype scientific findings but in the end nobody wins. Overselling findings can undermine the authority of scientists as well as the credibility of the sources and ultimately deceive or even endanger the public.
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The most cost-effective way to upgrade a PC is usually to swap out the RAM. If it’s been a while since you last purchased computer memory, the various options available can be a little confusing. This video from TED-Ed breaks down all the random access memory essentials that you need to know about.