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    Fixided reacted to LinusTech in September 9, 2016 - The WAN Show Document   
    Soundcloud link tbd

    Main News Topics
    Apple’s iPhone 7 Event
    Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/654980-apple-2016-key OP: Maybach123
    Source 2: http://www.theverge.com/2016/9/7/12813622/apple-keynote-2016-iphone-7-eve
    Source 3: http://www.wired.com/2016/09/heres-everything-apple-announced-today/
    iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Announced
    Same display as the iPhone 6s, 4.7-inches
    Apple says the display is 25% brighter than it’s predecessor
    Static home button with no physical click
    Pressure-sensitive, including “haptic feedback”
    Water resistant
    No headphone jack
    Apples “earpods” will connect through the Lightning connector port
    An adapter comes in the box
    Apple pushing the airpods that connect wirelessly to device, releasing in October
    Can’t listen to music through lightning port and charge at the same time
    New camera
    Adds a larger aperture to the 12MP camera
    Optical image stabilization
    iPhone 7 Plus gets an additional 56mm telephoto lens on the back that works like a built-in zoom feature
    New front facing camera
    7MP up from 5MP, now including auto-image stabilization
    Stereo speakers
    Second speaker, now with a speaker at the bottom and top of the phone
    Longer battery life
    Apple estimates 12 hours of LTE browsing on the iPhone 7, with the iPhone 7 plus clocking in 2 more hours on top of that
    Apple hasn’t stated the exact capacity as of yet
    Faster processor
    New A10 Fusion chip is a 64-bit, quad-core processor that Apple says is 40% faster than last years A9 processor
    Higher capacities
    32GB, 128GB, 256GB capacities
    Glossy jet black, matte black, gold, silver, rose gold (jet black available only available in 128GB and 256GB variants)
    Pre-orders start September 9th
    Launches Sep 16th
    iPhone 7
    32GB = $899 CAD, 128GB = $1029 CAD, 256GB = $1159 CAD
    iPhone 7 Plus
    32GB = $1049 CAD. 128GB = $1179 CAD, 256GB = $1309 CAD
    Twitter #iphone7wan
    We asked on Twitter through @LinusTech: “What iPhone 7 features do you want us to talk about on the WAN Show? Tweet with #iPhone7WAN to let us know!
    Responses: https://twitter.com/search?q=iphone7wan&src=typd&lang=en
    Product Page: http://www.apple.com/ca/airpods/?afid=p238%7CsG93Tx7Eo-dc_mti
    iOS 10 Arriving September 13
    Source: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/new-product/apple/ios-10-release-date-new-f
    List of devices that can support iOS 10
    Some new features include:
    New emojis
    Moisture detection for the lightning port, message will pop up for you to remove the cable to avoid damage
    Lock screen
    Redesigned so you can see notifications, plus date and time without pressing any buttons
    Control centre
    Now splits over multiple screens, with music and video control on the second screen and shortcuts on the third
    Quicktype brings Siri intelligence to the iOS keyboard, with improved predictive text and suggestions
    New click sound for different keys
    Camera app
    Support for taking RAW pictures
    Redesigned maps app, with easy-access controls and an option that will allow it to remember where you parked your car
    Simpler, emphasises features that you use everyday. Also has onscreen lyrics as well
    Phone App
    Can read transcripts of voicemail messages
    Other stuff as well
    Apple Watch Series 2
    Source: http://www.techradar.com/news/wearables/apple-watch-2-release-date-news-and-
    New features include:
    Built-in GPS chip
    Waterproof up to 50 meters
    Boasts a brighter display
    September 16th release date
    $369 USD
    New Mario Game for iOS (Android Later)
    Source: http://kotaku.com/official-new-mario-game-announced-for-ios-1786329332
    It’ll be free to download with a set purchase price
    Nintendo says it’s “coming soon,” but will be out this holiday season
    They do plan to release on Android at some point in the future
    Description from the App Store
    You constantly move forward through the courses while using a variety of jumps to navigate
    Will offer three distinct modes:
    First mode features challenge courses for you to complete
    Second mode, you challenge play data of other people’s courses
    Third mode, you can create your own mushroom kingdom using coins collected by playing the first two modes
    Sony Launches AMD “Polaris” Powered PlayStation 4 PRO
    Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/656468-ps4-p OP: asim1999
    Source 2: http://wccftech.com/ps4-slim-new-standard-model-releases-september-15th-299/
    Source 3: https://www.techpowerup.com/225653/sony-launches-amd-polaris-po
    PS4 Pro isn’t meant to succeed the PS4, and is still a “current generation” console
    All of the games made for PS4 Pro will still work on a regular PS4
    What sets it apart is higher-resolution game rendering that looks best on 4K UHD TVs
    PS4 Pro features an all new semi-custom SoC designed by Sony and AMD
    CPU will stick to the “Jaguar/Puma” architecture with 8 cores
    Will feature high CPU clock speeds
    8GB GDDR5 memory is said to run at a higher clock as well
    Bolstered by lossless memory compression technology by AMD
    GPU is based on the “Polaris” GPU architecture
    Console will be compatible with PS-VR
    Starts at $399 USD
    Launches Nov 4
    VR Adoption Among Steam Users has Crashed to a Halt
    Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/656488-venture-beat-look-a OP: Master Disaster
    Source 2: http://venturebeat.com/2016/09/02/vr-adoption-among-steam-users-has-cr
    Number of new HTC Vive owners on Steam only grew 0.3% in July and remained flat in August
    According to a survey of customers that use Steam, conducted by Valve
    Oculus saw similar results of 0.3% in July and 0.1% in August
    At this point only 0.10% of Steam users own the Rift, and only 0.18% own the Vive
    July and August are important because they are the first months where both HTC and Oculus no longer has supply constraints
    Consumers could buy the units online or even in person most places instantly
    Rapid Fire
    Norway and Facebook Clash Over News Censorship
    Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/657542-norway-and-face OP: Sakkura
    Source 2: http://www.wsj.com/articles/norway-accuses-facebook-of-censorship
    Source 3: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/sep/09/facebook-deletes-norway-p
    Norway’s largest newspaper has published a front-page open letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
    Lambasting the company’s decision to censor a historic photograph of the Vietnam war
    Calling Zuckerberg to recognize and live up to his role as “the world’s most powerful editor”
    What happened is that the writer was suspended from posting on Facebook for 24 hours
    He posted a historic Vietnam war image of a naked girl fleeing from her napalm-bombed village
    They then published a story discussing and criticizing the deletion of the image
    That post was also removed for containing the same image
    Notice from Facebook explains that any images with nudity in them will be removed
    Espen Hansen, editor-in-chief and CEO of Aftenposten accused Zuckerberg of “abusing his power”
    After this, the prime minister of Norway, Erna Solberg decided to speak out about the situation
    She did this on Facebook, but several of her posts on the topic were also removed
    An anonymous Facebook spokesperson responded to the newspaper stating:
    “While we recognize that this photo is iconic, it’s difficult to create a distinction between allowing a photograph of a nude child in one instance and not others. We try to find the right balance between enabling people to express themselves while maintaining a safe and respectful experience for our global community. Our solutions won’t always be perfect, but we will continue to try to improve our policies and the ways in which we apply them.”
    Facebook has since backed down and allowed the posting of this image
    Belkin - not Apple - Comes to the rescue with an iPhone 7 Headphone and charge dongle
    Source 1: http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2016/09/the-iphone-7s-first-headphone-and-charge-d
    Add-on that will get you back to the old days comes courtesy of Belkin
    One complaint about the new iPhone 7 is that with wired headphones users can’t charge their phone and listen to music at the same time
    Device from Belkin is essentially a lightning port splitter
    Will cost $40 USD
    To launch on October 10th
    FAA ‘Strongly Advises’ Passengers not to bring Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on Planes
    Source 1: http://www.theverge.com/2016/9/8/12856734/faa-samsung-galaxy-note-7-wa
    @FAANews statement on Twitter
    Sep 8th, “In light of recent incidents and concerns raised by Samsung about its Galaxy Note 7 devices, the Federal Aviation Administration strongly advises passengers not to turn on or charge these devices on board aircraft and not to stow them in any checked baggage.”
    (RUMOR) Oculus Touch Price and Date Accidently Uploaded
    Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/657143-oculus-touch-pr OP: Kubuksa
    Source 2: https://linustechtips.com/main/uploads/monthly_2016_09/2001223429.png.1f24da
    Picture from Media Markt Leaked
    Alphabet Partners with Chipotle to Deliver Burritos Using Drones
    Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/656991-who-here- OP: shermantanker
    Source 2: http://www.theverge.com/2016/9/8/12851384/alphabet-google-chipotle-dro
    Teaming up with fast chain Chipotle to test drone delivery for Virginia Tech students
    Pilot program gives Alphabet’s Project Wing division room to experiment with airborne burrito deliveries
    Drones, will be a hybrid aircraft that can both fly and hover in place
    Will make deliveries coordinated by a Chipotle food truck on campus
    “It’s the first time that we’re actually out there delivering stuff to people who want that stuff,” Project Wing head Dave Vos tells Bloomberg
    Drones will be guided predominantly by software
    Human pilots will be on hand to assume control if necessary
    Aircraft is prohibited from flying directly over human beings
    LINUS - Google Chrome to Disallow Backspace Button as a ‘Back’ Button
    Source 1: https://tech.slashdot.org/story/16/05/19/2041232/google-chrome-to-disallow-ba
    Future version of Chrome will stop the backspace button from also functioning as a “back” button
    Has been rolled out to some degree
    Linus just had this happen to him
    Reasoning being that people would hit the button thinking they were deleting a word from a form, but would then go back one page and lose all of the work they’ve done
    Corsair Releases New RGB Fans, Chassis and More!
    Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/653571-corsair-rele OP: UltraNeonGaming
    Source 2: http://www.corsair.com/en/landing/rgb
    HD120 RGB & SP120 RGB Fans
    Individually controlled LEDs
    Plug and play with the SP120 RGB’s vibrant lighting and vivid animations
    Crystal 460X
    Tempered glass
    “Direct Airflow Technology”
    LED powered mousepad
    Cue 2
    Turing Phone Cadenza to Feature Dual Snapdragon 830 Chips
    Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/653507-turing OP: randomhkkid
    Source 2: http://us11.campaign-archive2.com/?u=1d34480bd339567cb5c193ac8&id=55
    Source 3: http://www.phonearena.com/news/The-Turing-Phone-Cadenza-specs-are-too-ridicul
    Source 4: http://techfrag.com/2016/09/07/turing-phone-dual-snapdragon-830/
    Turing robotics has revealed plans for the future of their Turing phone
    Described as part of the ‘Outer Blueprint’ program
    Supposed to be a “leading edge” program to realize the next generation of mobile devices
    People are skeptical
    • 5.8-inch display with Quad HD (2560×1440) resolution
    • Dual Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 SoCs
    • 12GB RAM (6GB LPDDR4X x 2)
    • 512GB onboard storage + two microSD card slots (up to 256GB each)
    • 60MP “quad rear camera” with “Triplet Lens / T1.2” and “iMAX 6K”
    • 20MP “dual front camera”
    • 1Gbps/60GHz WiGig support
    • “Advanced AI Voice-Authenticated Power On/Off”
    • 2400mAh Graphene Supercapacitor Battery + 1600mAh Li-Ion Hydrogen Fuelcell (!)
    • Graphene Oxide composite bodywork with Liquid Metal 2.0 Structural Frame
    • Quad Nano-SIM support
    • Qualcomm Bluetooth aptX audio
    • Marshall London Global Equalizer
    Company saying the phone will release sometime in 2017
    Half-Life 3 Confirmed?
    Sauce: http://i.imgur.com/WhqWiCT.jpg
    For-profit College ITT Technical Institute Shuts Down
    Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/656363-for-profit-college OP: Daring
    Source 2: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/09/07/itt-tech-shuts-down-all-campuses
    After months of sanctions and years of investigations and lawsuits, ITT Educational Services announced the closure of all ITT Tech for-profit campuses
    130 campuses in total
    Closures will affect more than 40,000 students and 8,000 employees
    As of Tuesday, ITT cut back its operations to about 200 employees who will assist students to receive their records, facilitate transfers to other institutions, and assist elsewhere
    For-profit’s collapse means taxpayers will have to cover approximately $500 million in federal student loans owed by current and recent ITT Tech students
      Raspberry Pi Sells Over 10 Million Computers
    Source 1: http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2016/09/raspberry-pi-sales-10-million/
    Four years since it went on sale to developers, it’s sold 10 million units
    Remains the UK’s best-selling computer ever
    Dreamed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to bring computer science and coding into schools
    Became more than that, with hobbyists purchasing the computer as well
    Sells for just £4
    Coupled with ARM-based hardware and easy access open-source software
    Used in everything from smart home controllers and media centres, all the way to robots and science projects
    “We thought our lifetime volumes might amount to ten thousand units-if we were lucky,” wrote Raspberry co-founder Eben Upton in a blog post
    Google Moving Towards a More Secure Web
    Source 1: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/657154-google-chrome-to-gra OP: Anio!
    Source 2: https://security.googleblog.com/2016/09/moving-towards-more-secure-web.html?m=1
    Chrome indicates connection security with an icon in the address bar
    Beginning in Jan, 2017, they’ll be marking HTTP sites that transmit passwords or credit cards as non-secure
    Chrome currently indicates HTTP connections with a neutral indicator
    Studies show that users do not perceive the lack of a “secure” icon as a warning
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    Fixided reacted to nicklmg in 3 MILLION SUBSCRIBER GIVEAWAY   
    Y'all are bae. That's why we've partnered up with Razer to give away one NEW Razer Blade 14, and one NEW Razer Blade Stealth (full specs listed in the announcement video), with a custom graphic designed by our very own Edzel Yago  .
    1. One entry per user. Duplicate posts and posts from duplicate accounts will be deleted before a winner is drawn, to leave one post per person.
    2. Winners will have 72 hours to respond. If a winner does not respond within that time, a new winner will be drawn.
    3. This is a worldwide giveaway with no age restrictions. Shipping costs will be covered by the shipper, but any duties/taxes/other fees upon delivery will be the sole responsibility of the winner.
    Alright, now that we've got that out of the way, OMG THIS IS AWESOME HOW DO I WIN ONE???:
    1. Comment below letting us know which Razer laptop you would prefer to win. Feel free to make it fun - what would you use it for? Why do you prefer the Blade or the Blade Stealth?
    2. This is not a REQUIREMENT for entry, but you should definitely follow Razer on Twitter and subscribe to their YouTube page. In addition to providing the laptops for this awesome giveaway AND sponsoring our trip to PAX, they work with a plethora of other incredible creators in a number of spaces, and release cool content with some of them on a fairly regular basis. Please support them on social media and Tweet at them thanking them for this giveaway!!
    3. Check back in one week. Entries for this giveaway will close on Monday, September 12, and winners will be chosen soon after. Winners will be messaged by me here on the forum. Do not accept any other form of communication as legitimate, and do not share personal information with anyone who asks for it unless you can confirm that they are a legitimate source.
    That's it!! If I've missed anything, feel free to let me know.

    Alright, we have selected our winners!!!
    @Plavi and @willp3, you have 72 hours to respond to the DMs I am sending you right now. If we do not receive a reply in that time, new winners will be chosen! Since both said that the Blade would be their choice, it's on a "first replied first served" basis. (for clarity - what this means is that the first winner to reply will get their choice between the two laptops, and the second winner to reply will get the laptop that the first winner did not choose. This does not mean that we're only giving away one laptop...)
    Thanks everyone.
    Alright, so @Plavi has officially claimed the New Blade! Congrats on winning

    But, unfortunately for @willp3, he did not respond in time to claim his prize...

    Our new Blade Stealth winner is @ted542! Check your inbox, you have 72 hours to reply
    Both laptops have now been claimed. Thanks for participating in this awesome giveaway, and please be sure to keep an eye out for giveaways in the future!
    Please don't report posts in this topic - all duplicates will be handled before drawing, so if you have double posted, don't worry about it.