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Remains of the Day: Microsoft Makes it Easy to Jump From Mac to Surface – Lifehacker

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Microsoft wants to tempt Apple users by making it easier to jump ship. They particularly think Apple fans might like their high-end Surface devices, which have a similar, slick design aesthetic. Advertisement Microsoft’s new ‘Mac to Surface Assistant’ tool makes a zip file of all your data so that you can just dump it on a new device. (There isn’t really any reason why the tool is specifically for Surface…

Stopping Video Autoplay on Google Chrome – New York Times

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

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The Internet is freaking out over this giant chicken – USA TODAY

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

Don’t panic: This is just a regular chicken on a farm in Osage, Iowa. (Photo: Scott Olson, Getty Images) What the cluck? Early Sunday morning, when most of the Internet was taking a break from their obsession with the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, they were likely having nightmares about a giant chicken. It started on Twitter, when a user with the handle @LifesBook_Ceo shared this clip: No, this isn’t footage from Jurassic…

Monday’s Morning Email: What To Expect In The Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing Today – Huffington Post

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

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How to Get on the Internet When Your Internet is Down – Gizmodo

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

Image: David Davies/Flickr Whether it’s a winter storm on the East Coast, or tornadoes in middle America, or just some simple rain in California, sometimes your power goes out and takes your internet with you. Any way you look at it, when the internet is down your life is effectively on hold until it’s back up again. Advertisement However, you can find workarounds to get yourself back online before you…