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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

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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 … 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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Virtual reality roller coasters are increasingly commonplace

Virtual reality roller coasters are increasingly commonplace

A growing number of amusement parks, including Six Flags, are adding these digital headset components. This year has started a trend of virtual reality roller coasters in amusement parks. These have popped up in the United States as well as other countries around the world. They are being used to make the thrill even greater than what is possible from twists, loops and drops. VR roller coasters bring in additional digital components such as superheroes, aliens and … Read entire article »

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Social media marketing taken to next level by teen runaway

Social media marketing taken to next level by teen runaway

Amy Sharp scored huge public attention as well as capture by police following unique Facebook antics. A teen from Australia captured the attention of the world with her unique social media marketing strategy following her recent jail break. She escaped police custody on August 19 after having been held for certain property offenses. The police had been circulating a mug shot in order to help discover her location. The teen, Amy Sharp, took exception to the mug shot … Read entire article »

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Beijing QR codes are appearing everywhere

Beijing QR codes are appearing everywhere

The city is placing stickers with quick response codes all over the place to keep the city connected. In an attempt to become a smarter city, Beijing QR codes are being placed in virtually everything. The international community understands the purpose of some of these quick response codes, but others are a mystery. While those on bus stops provide handy information about schedule times and delays, others seem quite random. For instance the QR codes placed on … 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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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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Mobile health technology can help diabetes prevention

Mobile health technology can help diabetes prevention

Text messages may be enough to encourage people to change their behaviors in healthful ways. A recent study showed text messages sent through mobile health technology such as smartphone SMS, tablets and apps may help in diabetes prevention. These messages can make recommendations about healthful behaviors. Examples include when a person should exercise, how to eat the right amount of fat, and to eat more fruits and vegetables. Those behaviors are all very important – particularly when … Read entire article »

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Philips wearable technology unveiled and launch announced

Philips wearable technology unveiled and launch announced

These wearables place a considerable focus on allowing users to take control of their own health. The newly launched Philips wearable technology was announced today. Its launch is global and the first of the wearables are only the beginning. These devices are meant to help consumers take control over their health. The new wearable technology devices are considered to be medical grade and will involve a complete set. Unlike the offering from its rivals, the Philips wearable technology … Read entire article »

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