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Samsung’s Gear S2 smartwatch keeps getting better

Samsung’s Gear S2 smartwatch keeps getting better

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Samsung has released a new software update for its Tizen-based Gear S2 smartwatch that offers new fitness features, new control options for the Gear VR and powerpoint presentations, and more detailed daily morning weather forecasts. The company says the updates will make the three-year-old smartwatch more convenient to use. The software update also features what […]

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Playboy deletes its Facebook accounts

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Playboy issued a press release late Tuesday night to announce its withdrawal from Facebook. It has deactivated the Playboy accounts that Playboy Enterprises manages directly affecting some 25 million fans, according to the company. Playboy becomes the latest company to join the call to #DeleteFacebook after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, punctuated on Friday by Elon […]

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The Lincoln Aviator is a plug-in hybrid SUV with a smartphone as a key

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Ford’s luxury brand goes quasi-electric Continue reading…

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Facebook said to postpone smart speaker reveal as data scandal continues

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As public outrage over Facebook’s data collection policies continues to swirl, the company has decided to delay the announcement of its upcoming smart speakers, according to a Bloomberg report. The devices were said to have been set for an unveiling at Facebook’s F8 developer conference in May, but as Bloomberg puts it, “now may be […]

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Your New $2220 Smartphone: The Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS

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In a world where we were only just starting to see the emergence of $999 flagship phones, Huawei and Porsche Design go and break the barrier by marketing their new device at €2095, which without tax and after conversion comes to the pricely sum of US$2220. At this price there has to be something more […]

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You can now control GarageBand with your face on iPhone X

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Apple pushed several updates to its music creation software GarageBand today, following education-based announcements including a cheaper iPad and new Crayon stylus earlier in the day. There’s an intriguing new feature that makes use of the iPhone X’s TrueDepth camera and face tracking features. If you’ve got Apple’s flagship phone, you’ll now be able to […]

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Uber won’t renew its permit to test self-driving cars in California

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Uber will not renew its permit to test autonomous vehicles on public roads in California — further evidence that the company is pulling back from its aggressive plans to launch a self-driving service in the wake of a fatal crash in Arizona which resulted in the death of a pedestrian. In a letter, the California […]

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Watch the Apple education event in 11 minutes

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Instead of the usual California-based event in March, this year, Apple took its team to Chicago to make its spring announcements, most of which revolved around a new iPad geared toward the education market. Additionally, the company also introduced updates to iWork, a new app for teachers, and a new stylus called Crayon that’ll also […]

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Federal Circuit sends Oracle v. Google back for third trial

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The Federal Circuit has ruled for a second time in Oracle v. Google, the software copyright lawsuit over Google’s Android platform. The new decision reverses the district court yet again and sends the case back for a third trial to determine damages for Oracle. In the last trial, Oracle sought almost $9 billion in damages. […]

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Please stop calling dopamine the ‘pleasure chemical’

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Dopamine is one of the most hyped brain chemicals, supposedly linked to everything from sex to gambling. It’s common to read, as Business Insider claimed last week, that dopamine is “the pleasure chemical” — but that’s not true, and the idea was overturned long ago. “I have friends who have dopamine tattoos because they think […]

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