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Don't declare books dead yet--like the real print kind. Elon Musk introduces ANOTHER new transportation idea, MIT beats Fitbit for accuracy, Apple watches are popping, Canada wins May 4th, plus some nerd news you might enjoy this Friday afternoon.
May brings some chills and thrills to TDS TV on Demand, lead by the spine-tingling horror film, "Rings" and the latest chapter in the "Resident Evil" franchise. On the other end of the spectrum, animals lovers will adore the sweet and lovable "A Dog's Purpose." And fans of sports films will be beguiled by the quirky and engaging "Tracktown." Finally, for adults there's "Fifty Shades Darker" - the second of best-selling author E.L. James' "Fifty Shades" films to hit the big screen.
Wheels Of Fire was released in July of 1968. It would reach number three in the U.K. and number one in the U.S., becoming the first platinum-selling double album in history. Cream would be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, and put on a handful of shows in 2005—all of which sold out within an hour. Music history for $5 bucks is like giving it away, take advantage on this Cheap Tunes Tuesday.
This week: Amazon introduces a new camera to tell you if your outfit stinks, researches have developed an artificial womb (!!), and there is finally a flying car....of a sort. Also, check out Nintendo's surprise new device, and be sure to try out Pinterest's new feature.
Haven't planned your summer vacation yet? You're still in luck if you're looking to find a reasonably-priced escape. A new report from Trip Advisor analyzed hotel pricing data to identify the lowest prices for hotels this summer. They looked at data across nine regions and 30 cities for travel in June, July and August and we've got the results and some seasoned-traveler advice.
Is it possible to be one of the more influential acts of the ‘90s while only releasing three records? Moreover, what if one of those albums came out posthumously after the lead singer’s tragic passing? The 17 million albums sold worldwide would say it is—and their cult following, in spite of breaking up nearly 20 years ago, seems to have cemented their legacy.
We’re trying to get more and more people to consider bringing their Geographic Information Systems training and education to the telecom industry (and TDS, of course :-)). That’s why we’ll be at the first-ever University of Wisconsin—Madison Geospatial Networking and Career Fair for students. Find out more if you're a student in the market for an exciting career.
The NES Classic is going the way of the Dodo, but no worries—there's already a new retro console in the works for 2017. Also this week: a new way to organize your Instagram, Galaxy S8 reviews, Teslas at a bargain price, and some cheap wireless earbuds that just hit the market. All this (and a few more interesting bits) in this week's Tech News Roundup.
Who doesn't love a bargain? But in the case of movie sharing sites, "free" could be anything but. Even one visit could infect your computer with malware that costs you in big way. And if you don't think it could happen to you, think again—the odds are not in your favor.
Jimmy Eat World caught their big break with the release of "Bleed American" in July of 2001. Working with a new producer, the music was much more radio friendly than past albums resulting in four Billboard singles. “The Middle” reached number one and supported the album which has sold nearly three million worldwide to date. While the pop side got a bit away from their punk roots, the pop-punk revolution was just beginning in the U.S., and Jimmy Eat World is largely considered one of the pioneers of the genre.
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