Microsoft's HoloLens is running on an Intel Atom chipset

When Microsoft revealed the specs for the HoloLens back in February, it didn’t give out any details on the processor powering the headset, so Windows Central decided to run AIDA64 Mobile and find out for itself. 1.04Ghz Intel Atom x5-Z8100 64-bit CPU Intel Airmont (14nm) 16,500mWh battery It’s interesting …

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NSA and CIA searches of US citizens' data have doubled since 2013

The intelligence community has ramped up searches of US citizens’ data, according to a 2015 transparency report released earlier this week. The report details 4,672 surveillance queries concerning known US citizens, a number that has doubled since the 2013 report, as pointed out by The Intercept. That number includes queries …

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Watch the trailer for Fallout 4’s first big expansion

Downloadable content has been rolling out for Fallout 4 since the “Automatron” add-on in March, but later this month comes the biggest so far: “Far Harbor,” the game’s first proper expansion. “Far Harbor” introduces a brand-new location — which developer Bethesda claims is the “largest landmass” it has ever added …

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Moog's new app gives you a $10,000 synth for $30

Moog’s Model 15 modular synthesizer, first released in 1973, can cost upward of $10,000. But Moog understands that not every synthesizer fan has a casual 10K laying around, so yesterday the company released an iOS app version of the classic instrument. It’s available for iPads, iPod touches, and iPhones that …

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Apple Music rumored for a big reboot in June

Apple is planning to overhaul its Apple Music service to make it “more intuitive to use,” according to Bloomberg News. Citing sources, Bloomberg News claims Apple will also better integrate its streaming and download options, and expand its radio service. Apple is rumored to unveil its updated Apple Music service at …

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You can now tinker with IBM's quantum computer over the web

IBM has opened up its quantum computing research to the web, launching an online simulator that lets anyone run quantum experiments on the company’s hardware. The machine in question isn’t recognizable as a computer to most people — it’s not like you can run Windows on it; it only process basic …

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