Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0 — yes, from 1985 — for a mystery Stranger Things tie-in

If you’ve been watching Microsoft’s social media accounts on Twitter and Instagram this week, you probably noticed a teaser campaign for Microsoft’s original Windows 1.0 operating system, which was first released in 1985.

It starts out like a one-off joke or maybe a poor attempt at a nostalgic throwback for an OS that never really got much love in the first place:

But it soon becomes clear that Microsoft is building up to something…

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Bitcoin4Photos — Zero fee marketplace to buy & sell stock photos with Bitcoin

I love this idea! Sure, they’ll be issues with people uploading work they don’t legally have the right to use, but I’m not sure how you could go about correcting that. Although, this issue could blossom into a very serious pain-point for many artists, so we will have to see how the overall market pans out. I love this idea due to it’s interesting concept, but who knows what the future will bring lol :^)

s p e n c e r has used this product for one day.

Korean begins rollout of Android Curry for Galaxy Xcover 4

While the Galaxy XCover 4s was released just last month its predecessor is not forgotten. The < a href=""> Xcover 4 is the latest Samsung contraption to get the Android Pie boost complete with the OneUI refresh. The rugged phone which hit shelves to achieve April of 2017 with Google android 7. 0 is the latest in many older Samsung devices to receive Android os Pie in the past months.

Samsung begins rollout of Android Pie for Galaxy Xcover 4 in Europe

Each G390FXXU4CSF9 update began rolling out to Euro users alongside the June prevention patch. Xcover 4 owners are expanding the complete visual overhauls and nice additions of OneUI like black colored mode, gesture navigation and Digital document Wellbeing.

As usual, Samsung will follow a staged release so expect the new software to hit other regions in the comings weeks.


People in Japan are renting cars but not driving them

Most people who spend money on car-sharing services do so because they have a destination in mind. They need transportation, and driving a car is an incredibly popular and efficient method of travel between two locations. (It’s true!) But occasionally, a car is not a mode of travel, but an indoor space in a world where indoor spaces are increasingly privatized and inaccessible to many people.

Japanese car-sharing service Orix discovered this recently after finding out that many of its customers were renting its cars but not driving them. As reported by The Asahi Shimbun, the company reviewed mileage records and learned that a certain number of its vehicles were being returned after having “traveled no distance.” Times24 Co., a leading…

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Stranger Things season 3 goes full Aliens with its action

Big changes are always scary, and that’s especially true for Netflix’s Stranger Things. After showrunners Matt and Ross Duffer created an instant hit in 2016 with their focus on the “kids on bikes” aesthetic of Stephen King and Steven Spielberg, the question was: how long they could sustain the formula before it became stale or transformed into something unrecognizable?

It’s appropriate that the fear of change is the focus of season 3, which was released on July 4th. As the residents of the small town of Hawkins, Indiana, confront a shifting economy, the possibility of new relationships, and the tumults of puberty, the Duffer brothers are showing that they can also build on their past work and continue to expand the show’s mythology,…

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Volkswagen’s electric racecar breaks 20-year-old Goodwood hill climb record

The Volkswagen I.D. R electric racecar just broke a 20-year-old record at the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed hill climb. Driven by Romain Dumas, the I.D. R made the climb on Friday in just 41.18 seconds, which is a half-second clear of former F1 driver Nick Heidfeld’s hairy 41.6-second run all the way back in 1999.

The record-breaking performance comes just one month after Dumas smashed the electric vehicle record at Germany’s famous Nürburgring in the 680-horsepower I.D. R, taking the title previously held by the EP9 supercar built by Chinese EV startup NIO. Dumas also holds the record for the fastest run up Pikes Peak, which is the event for which Volkswagen built the I.D. R in the first place.

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