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Wearable technology fitness trackers may soon look to sweat instead of heart rates

Wearable technology fitness trackers may soon look to sweat instead of heart rates

The wearables market is among those that are developing at laser speed, with new advancements regularly occurring. Over the last few years, it has felt as though the new discoveries in wearable technology are becoming increasingly frequent and, among the latest to truly make some noise, has been a concept that would use sensors to examine sweat in order to produce biofeedback. The results of a recent study have been published within the Nature science journal describing … Read entire article »

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Largest Chinese manufacturer of mobile phones is headed to the US

Largest Chinese manufacturer of mobile phones is headed to the US

That said, while Xiaomi smartphones may be cheap and affordable in China, there is a drawback in the U.S. Xiaomi is easily one of the most popular manufacturers of mobile phones in the world, as the devices have become massively popular within the gigantic Chinese marketplace. However, until now, these affordable and yet well-designed devices have been out of reach of Americans. The claim to fame for Xiaomi, is that its mobile phones come with a great quality … Read entire article »

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Apple has hired a secret virtual reality team

Apple has hired a secret virtual reality team

The iPhone maker is reported to have brought several hundred VR and AR experts on board. Apple has recently hired a secret augmented and virtual reality team that includes hundreds of people who are considered to be experts within both of those forms of technology, according to a report published in the Financial Times. The report indicated that this secret VR technology team has been developing device prototypes. The idea, it said, was that these device prototypes could … Read entire article »

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Nintendo could see a rise in profit due to mobile gaming

Nintendo could see a rise in profit due to mobile gaming

Mobile gaming is becoming a significant focus for Nintendo Nintendo is becoming more involved in the mobile gaming space, which signifies a dramatic turn from the company’s focus in previous years. Before last year, Nintendo had been quite adamant in its decision to avoid mobile gaming. Now, however, the company is beginning to focus quite heavily on mobile games. Nintendo is even working with other game developers to produce new titles for mobile devices. The company … Read entire article »

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Winter road trip safety: Don’t forget your cell phone battery pack

Winter road trip safety: Don’t forget your cell phone battery pack

The cold weather and icy road surfaces might stop some but as long as precautions are taken they remain possible. Winter may not be the most popular time of the year to head off on a road trip but when you really love to travel, there’s no reason that a bit of cold and snow should stop you, providing that you’ve taken an emergency kit, a cell phone battery pack and some important precautions with you. Planning … Read entire article »

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Oculus now has virtual reality technology research division

Oculus now has virtual reality technology research division

The new team will be working out of Oakland, Pittsburgh, for the company known for its VR headset. Oculus, the cutting-edge developer of a new form of virtual reality technology headset, has now become the latest tech company to launch a division that is dedicated to researching VR tech. The number of companies looking into this and similar tech on their own or in partnerships is growing. Oculus VR Inc. has now revealed that it is launching a … Read entire article »

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iPhone sales should essentially level off this year

iPhone sales should essentially level off this year

Analysts are predicting that this year will see nearly no growth at all for the Apple smartphone. If there’s anything Apple has never needed to worry about before, it’s been its iPhone sales, as the popularity of the brand has been very strong from the time that the smartphone was first invented. However, analysts are now predicting that this year’s sales growth will be just slightly more than 1 percent. When all is said and done, iPhone sales … Read entire article »

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Night Shift is Apple’s way of helping iPhone users get to sleep

Night Shift is Apple’s way of helping iPhone users get to sleep

The latest version of the iOS platform includes a color adjustment feature meant to reduce the insomnia from screens. Among the top points you’ll find on advice to help to avoid insomnia and improve your ability to sleep at night is to cut off screen time for a certain length of time before you head to bed at night, but the new Night Shift feature from Apple has been created to help to skip that step. The … Read entire article »

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