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Someone got Windows 95 running on an Apple Watch, because of course they would — The tech world was a very different place in 1995. Back then, a 100MHz processor was considered powerful, the upcoming Copland operating system was going to be Apple's next big thing, and Windows 95 was going to change everything on the PC side of things.

How to install and use third-party keyboards on your iPhone or iPad — Released in fall 2014, iOS 8 brought with it a truckload of new features-one of which was the ability to swap out Apple's built-in keyboard with one of your choosing supplied by a third-party developer. After all, the stock keyboard isn't for everyone, and it has its fair share of shortcomings.

Microsoft adds Android Wear support to Outlook for Android — How you feel about being able to check your email from your wrist probably depends largely on how you feel about email in general. If you and email are on good terms, you'll be glad to know that the latest version of Outlook for Android now supports Android Wear-based smartwatches.

San Francisco wants Uber and Lyft drivers to get business permits — The City and County of San Francisco launched another salvo in the ongoing regulatory tussle between the city's government and ridesharing services Uber and Lyft. This time, though, it's the drivers who will have to pay up.

Nuu X4 review: Low-end, even by low-end standards — It can be tough for a newcomer to make a name for itself in the U.S. smartphone market. After all, we're talking about a market in which devices from two companies-Samsung and Apple-make up the bulk of all smartphones sold, with companies like LG and HTC fighting for whatever's left.

Researchers: Attackers could use holes in Firefox add-ons to target your PC — It goes without saying that any given piece of computer code-be it an app, a part of your operating system, or even a browser plug-in-may contain flaws that could leave your PC open to attack. But a team of researchers from Northwestern University have come across a new method of attack that can take advantage of holes in one or more installed Firefox add-ons.

What's that emoji mean? It all depends on the device you're using — Communicating via digital means-such as text message or Twitter-can be a bit of a minefield. After all, without the nonverbal cues of face-to-face interaction, it can be hard to tell whether that period at the end of that text message was an attempt at good grammar or if the other person is just a jerk.

UC Irvine gets into the esports game with a gaming arena and scholarships — When ESPN broadcasted a collegiate esports matc h last spring, my Twitter timeline-heavily populated by fans of "traditional" sports like baseball and football-erupted with a mix of snarky jokes and comments along the lines of, "I can't believe I'm watching this." Regardless of whether or not you like esports, they aren't going away.

Add-ins are coming to Microsoft Office for Mac — Microsoft's 2016 Build Developers Conference just wrapped up, and although the conference focused heavily on Windows 10, Office for Mac got some love as well. According to Microsoft's Office Dev Center, the company is bringing its add-ins feature to the Mac version of its Office suite.

Oculus Rift preorders get free shipping as customers get restless — The Oculus Rift is finally out, but that doesn't mean everyone who ordered one will get theirs on time. With orders trickling out more slowly than Oculus hoped, the company is extending an olive branch to early adopters in the form of free shipping.
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Apr 30, 2016

@joeserrato Which is to say, I don’t care what it looks like; it’s home.

Apr 30, 2016

@joeserrato It’s beautiful. Well, as beautiful as a 1960s concrete donut gets, anyway.

Apr 30, 2016

@WesMillsRadio The most fun I've had at an A's game in quite a while. First time I've gotten hoarse at one in ages!

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