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8. Here's why some XP users refuse to upgrade
Windows XP is dead. Long live Windows XP! At least, it will be soon. We are rapidly approaching April, where the 12-year-old operating system will be put out to pasture by Microsoft in favour of newer Windows' versions. It's not to say that there are some who will need to have their install disc prised out of their cold, dead hands, though.
This week we got an inside look at some of the reasons why some are sticking to their guns. Not least, some are likening the end-of-support to the "Y2K" bug, and the difficulty in upgrading to Windows 7, for instance, because existing apps simply won't run.
9. Things you didn't realize a 3D printer could make
3D printers can be used to create small replaceable parts for broken machines, candy structures, and even body parts. But some of the little-known creations from these next-generation printers were put on display earlier this week. From parts of buildings to pharmaceuticals, clothing and cars, organs and prosthetics, there really is almost no bounds to what can be chucked in and churned out.
Image: Subhashish Panigrahi/Wikimedia Commons
10. Facebook will no longer change your privacy settings when you die
What happens to our Facebook profiles once we pass away? It's the eternal question for our modern social lives. According to the social network, Facebook will now leave a deceased user's profile page as it was before — with privacy settings intact. Before, it would turn into a "memorial" account that could only be viewed by friends.