Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 goes official w/ improved stylus and keyboard, rear camera, refreshed specs

Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 goes official w/ improved stylus and keyboard, rear camera, refreshed specs

Last year saw a major shift of how we look at Chromebooks, and as 2018 zooms by, things are only evolving more and more. Today, Samsung is introducing an updated version of its hit Samsung Chromebook Plus with the new V2.

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12 years later, Twitter is still trying to explain itself

12 years later, Twitter is still trying to explain itself

Twitter, more than any other social media company, faces a unique challenge even after more than decade of existence: It still doesn’t know how to explain what it is to new users. That’s partly because of marketing missteps and partly because the best way to figure out Twitter has always been to just use it. 

But 12 years since launching, the company is finally hitting its stride. It recently shifted its marketing strategy, and user growth is on the rise once again. Oh yeah, it’s also profitable for the first time ever. 

But now that the company has refocused its marketing around breaking news and events, it also needs to refocus elements of the actual app and service. Which is why, today, the company unveiled a series of changes meant to make it easier to follow breaking news and other events that unfold over Twitter.  Read more…

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Tesla owners will soon be able to try Autopilot for free

Tesla owners will soon be able to try Autopilot for free

Tesla owners will soon be able to give Autopilot a try — for free. 

That’s what Elon Musk said at the electric car company’s annual shareholder meeting in Silicon Valley Tuesday afternoon.

Musk — who first came on stage bizarrely teary and on the verge of crying — eventually calmed down and started his presentation about all things Tesla. 

After addressing concerns about Model 3 production and pricing and announcing a new Gigafactory for building batteries in Shanghai, he casually mentioned that next month the company would be offering free trials of the car’s semi-autonomous software, Autopilot.  Read more…

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