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Are the weirdest electronics of 2016 actually making our lives better?

Are the weirdest electronics of 2016 actually making our lives better?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Now that we’re working on the last part of the 3rd quarter of 2016… it’s more than clear that the power bank is one of the most indispensable accessories.  Rechargeable batteries are central to our existence these days.  At the same time, some of the weirdest electronics we’ve seen so far have also made their way into the spotlight.  We may love our backup battery packs, but it’s fun to learn about … Read entire article »

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Mobile phone use while driving can get your license taken away

Mobile phone use while driving can get your license taken away

The United Kingdom is now preparing to ban drivers who have been caught twice with smartphones. For some drivers in the U.K., being caught twice for mobile phone use behind the wheel will be enough to be banned from driving. Prime Minister Theresa May’s government is getting ready to make penalties twice as strong. This could mean some drivers won’t just face fines and demerit points, they’ll lose their licenses, too. Smartphone use while driving has led … Read entire article »

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We-Vibe app intimate data collection leading to class-action lawsuit

We-Vibe app intimate data collection leading to class-action lawsuit

The company behind the smartphone enabled sex toy is accused of using the application for secretly collecting data. A woman from the United States has launched a class action lawsuit proposal regarding the function of the We-Vibe app. The mobile app provides smartphone control over a sex toy manufactured in Canada. The woman has accused the company of secretly collecting “highly sensitive” information through the app. The device in question is a vibrator that is activated and controlled … Read entire article »

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iPhone 7 leak proves accurate with few surprises at Apple Event

iPhone 7 leak proves accurate with few surprises at Apple Event

Following a massive unauthorized reveal several days ahead of the event, additional leaks only made it worse. Yesterday’s Apple Event showed us many new things; primarily that the iPhone 7 leak was accurate. All the device specs were revealed days ahead of the event which was meant to be the first unveiling. That said, even if the main leaks hadn’t happened, two more only sealed the deal – one from Apple itself. A range of different mistakes … Read entire article »

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Will today’s iPhone 7 unveiling prove these leaked specs to be correct?

Will today’s iPhone 7 unveiling prove these leaked specs to be correct?

Despite the notorious secrecy ahead of a product launch, Apple reportedly experienced a massive leak. According to a report credited to Min-Chi Kuo, a KGI Securities analyst, Apple experienced a huge iPhone 7 leak before the product launch. Whether or not the leaked information proves to be accurate will be revealed later today. Rumors are always buzzing ahead of an Apple product launch due to their tradition of secrecy. The event will be held later today but if … Read entire article »

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Apple Watch battery is holding back the future of these wearables

Apple Watch battery is holding back the future of these wearables

The wearable technology is struggling to move forward without enough juice to power it. The next generation of wearable technology from the iPhone maker won’t operate independently of the smartphone as the Apple watch battery capacity remains too small. Reports suggest that Apple is struggling to add cellular support features to its wearables. The problem is that the smartwatch battery capacity is restricting its potential for complex features. The initial report came from Mark Gurman at Bloomberg. He … Read entire article »

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BlackBerry DTEK50 is high on security but low on battery life

BlackBerry DTEK50 is high on security but low on battery life

The second Android smartphone from the Canadian handset maker is also quite affordable. The BlackBerry DTEK50 is the second Android phone released by the Canadian smartphone maker. They have labeled it a “fleet device.” This refers to its appeal to enterprises providing smartphones to their employees. So far, the new BlackBerry smartphone is being received as affordable and very well built. At the same time, the BlackBerry DTEK50 has received applause for its high security level. This is … Read entire article »

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Kobo Aura One for beach reads that safe to splash

Kobo Aura One for beach reads that safe to splash

This latest e-reader from the brand is thin, large, light-weight and is even water resistant. Kobo has now unveiled the Kobo Aura One, its latest e-reader. This device has a larger screen while being light weight, thin and water resistant. The device will officially launch on September 6, 2016. The Aura One will cost $229 and $249 in the United States and Canada, respectively. The Kobo Aura One e-reader will also launch in a number of other regions. … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality technology is at the heart of Apple’s future

Augmented reality technology is at the heart of Apple’s future

In a lengthy interview, Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, revealed that AR will be a “core” tech for the company. Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed augmented reality technology will become a “core” tech for the iPhone maker. He explained that the company was already “high on AR for the long run.” Cook also said “AR can be huge.” These statements have given a shot in the arm to rumors circulating that products using this tech are in development. The … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality and virtual reality market growth will be astoundingly fast

Augmented reality and virtual reality market growth will be astoundingly fast

A new report showed it will see a CAGR of 63.2 percent between this year and 2025. The “Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) Market to 2025 – Global Analysis and Forecast by Technology, Components, and End-user Industry” results have been released. This virtual reality market and augmented reality marketplace research showed massive growth from this year through 2025. In fact, it estimated that those markets would reach $130.01 billion by 2025. Comparatively, they were … Read entire article »

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