Some Microsoft Surface devices are throttling down to 400MHz

A Windows feature meant to keep a device from overheating is causing Microsoft’s Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 to run at a cripplingly slow speed. The problem seems to stem from a firmware update that was released on August 1st, according to TechRepublic.

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Renewable energy can generate billions of dollars in health benefits, study finds

Ten states across the Midwest and Great Lakes region of the US could see $4.7 billion in health benefits in 2030 if they stick with current renewable energy standards, according to a new study from MIT. That’s about a 34 percent return on the $3.

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July 2019 NPD: top 20 best-selling games in the U.S. – Fire Emblem at #2, Marvel at #4

NPD Group has released a listing of the top twenty best-selling games in the U.S. for the month of July 2019. The results can be found below, which includes a strong debut for Fire Emblem: Three Houses (at #2) and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order (at #4). Source

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July 2019 NPD: Switch was the best-selling hardware platform, still 2019’s hardware sales leader

Switch is continuing to lead the way with hardware sales in the United States. In July, it was again the best-selling platform. It’s also still the hardware sales leader for 2019 as a whole. July was a tough month for the overall gaming industry due to a drop in hardware spending.

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Your Canon DSLR Might Be Hacked; Here’s What You Should Do

If so, watch out. Because hackers can exploit your camera and hold your images hostage. Ransomware is malicious software that hackers can use to infect your camera. Once the ransomware gains access to your camera, it encrypts your images, making them completely inaccessible to you.

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Amazon’s Wheel of Time show has a cast of unknowns, which suggests its big ambitions

Amazon’s upcoming Lord of the Rings show might be getting most of the attention around the streaming service’s big-budget fantasy adaptations, but the company has just announced casting for nearly all the key characters in its other doorstop fantasy novel show: Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Tim

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