SpaceX successfully launches and lands a used rocket for the second time
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SpaceX has successfully launched and landed a recycled Falcon 9 rocket for the second time. The rocket’s first stage — the 14-story-tall core that houses the fuel and the rocket’s main engines — touched down on one of the company’s autonomous drone ships in the Atlantic Ocean shortly after taking off from a launchpad at nearby Cape Canaveral, Florida. It’s the 12th time SpaceX has successfully landed one of these rocket stages out of 17 attempts, and the seventh time it’s performed the fea
The mere presence of your smartphone reduces brain power, study shows - Science Daily
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Science DailyThe mere presence of your smartphone reduces brain power, study showsScience DailyMcCombs Assistant Professor Adrian Ward and co-authors conducted experiments with nearly 800 smartphone users in an attempt to measure, for the first time, how well people can complete tasks when they have their smartphones nearby even when they're
Computers killed seven US service members.
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Seven sailors on the USS Fitzgerald drowned when their vessel was struck and their sleeping quarters eventually submerged after a Philippines cargo ship on autopilot slammed into them. The US investigation into last Friday’s deadly collision between a US ...
KeenLab demos a jailbreak for iOS 10.3.2 and iOS 11 beta
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Although jailbreaking has been quite slow as of late, a new iOS 11 jailbreak demo illustrates how some security researchers are still at it.
Local businesses can now feature content directly in Google search results
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Last year, Google opened up a program called “Posts on Google,” which let big companies and celebrities feature content in a carousel in search results. And today, Google is opening that up to local businesses, allowing them to directly inject things like daily specials, events, products, and more to results for when customers search for the business, as noted by TechCrunch. The new posts show up below the company card in search results, where information like the location, phone number,
Gadgets to help make your smart home smarter - Mashable
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MashableGadgets to help make your smart home smarterMashableJust to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. You know what they say: once you go smart you never go back. (People say that, right?) Welcome to the smart side, where technology does all the work ...and more
New 10.5 and 12.9 Inch iPad Pros (2017): 10 Features You Need to Know about Apple’s New iPad Pros
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The 2nd generation of iPad Pros (2017) are now shipping. And this time, both models are identical except for the screen size. This is a much-appreciated change from the previous generation. Now, you just need to decide how big of an iPad Pro you need and you’re not making any other tradeoffs. The 9.7 inch iPad Pro is replaced by a new size – 10.5 inches. The new mainstream iPad Pro has thinner bezels but still maintains the same weight and thinness. Continue reading →
The Wonder Cart Table & Beach Cart
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Calling this beach gear cart and table combo The Wonder Cart might be a bit of an overstatement. Sure, it's handy to be able to use the carrier to schlep all your towels and floats to the perfect spot, and then flip it facedown to hold your drinks,...
Legos in Bulk
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Cheapest way to buy Lego bricks
HTC’s next Edge Sense features for the U11 still seem very gimmicky
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HTC today released a video of some new features coming to Edge Sense, the headlining, squeeze-your-phone-to-do-something feature of its U11 smartphone. The examples shown include Google Maps (which automatically zooms in when you squeeze), Google Photos (same thing), Calendar (change to a different view with a squeeze), and the ability to end calls by — you guessed it — squeezing the phone. I don’t know about you, but my response to every single one of these new functions was “okay, but w
Apple has Removed Thousands of Clone and Spam Apps from the App Store
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A new App Store rule from Apple can possibly spell the end of hundred of thousands of apps that are created from “commercialised template or app generation service.” The new rule 4.2.6 clearly states and gives Apple to reject such apps from being listed on the App Store. Continue reading →
SUP Gear | Five Gadgets for Paddlers
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The Hero5 Black delivers a host of unprecedented upgrades from GoPro’s previous models, including voice control, a touch-screen viewfinder and built-in image-stabilization. The camera itself is waterproof up to a depth of 33 feet so you won’t need a ...
Health Insurance Giant Agrees to Record $115 Million Payout Over Data Breach
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Holy crap, that is a huge friggin’ payout.Read more...
Tertill Solar-Powered Weeding Robot
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It's a weeding robot, not a weed robot, but the Tertill gets just as many props for helping out with the most tedious of yard work as it would for...what would a weed robot do, anyway? Roll joints and pack bowls? Turn oregano into herb? Nevermind....
iOS 11 Beta Begins Rolling out Indoor Maps for Airports and Shopping Complexes
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Apple spoke about the rollout of indoor maps with iOS 11, helping customers get a better idea of the layout of shopping complexes or even airports. It seems like the iOS 11 beta is already seeing some of these features, with a handful of locations getting indoor maps starting today. Continue reading →
Tesla Reportedly Working On Own Music Streaming Service
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Tesla, the company known for its electric vehicles, is reportedly mulling launching its own music streaming service that will be available on the infotainment system of its cars. Sources of Re/code claim that Tesla has had talks with major labels in the music industry to license and create a proprietary music streaming service for its cars. Continue reading →
The best iPhone apps for tracking steps
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We like to wade through the App Store and cherry-pick the best apps of a select category for your pleasure! This time: the best pedometer iPhone apps for tracking steps.
The Best Colored Pencils
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After considering dozens of colored-pencil sets and spending six hours testing 13 popular sets, including one marathon two-hour session with about 60 kids and parents, we’ve decided that our top pick for someone shopping for their first colored-pencil set is Prismacolor’s Premier Colored Pencils. In our tests, the pencils in this 24-count set were among […]
Dear Wirecutter: Should I Upgrade My Grinder or Coffee Maker First?
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The key to a good cup of coffee is even extraction, which means a grinder is the most important piece of gear to splurge on.
Good Ideas: The FrogLog, An Inflatable Wildlife Saving Device For Swimming Pools
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This is the $30 FrogLog, an inflatable escape ramp that attaches to the side of a swimming pool to allow small animals that fall in the pool to get back out and not die a horrible drowning death. Drowning or burning alive: that's not how I want to go, although the fire thing is a very real possibility due to my lifestyle. "You love fireworks too much." Without them I am nothing. So yeah, if you own a pool a FrogLog is probably a good idea. I remember growing up there was nothing sadder th
BSNL offers special Rs. 786 & Rs. 599 plans for Eid-Ul-Fitr
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After Ramazan offers from Vodafone, BSNL is now offering Eid-ul-Fitr related vouchers as the festive month of Ramazan comes to an end. Apart from the new offer, BSNL has Rs 60, Rs 210 and Rs 290 recharges for prepaid customers already. The telco will be offering special Rs. 786 plan and a Rs. 599 plan […]
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I saw this little battery operated clip fan for beach chairs, backpacks, treadmills, and strollers when I was looking at Seville's UltraSlimline Oscillating Tower Fan. That one got some good press in a Best Fan roundup, and given the heat...
What is Snap Map? Snapchat's new feature explained
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Another day, another Snapchat update.There was once a time when people complained about continual UI updates from Facebook, but with apps like Snapchat adding new features on what seems like a weekly basis, we've come to accept - and maybe even appreciate...
Best 10.5 iPad Pro Kickstand Cases: Carved to Provide Awesome Hands-free Experience
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Kickstand cases are always on demand for a couple of main reasons: the ability to provide the desired viewing angles and offer necessary protection from impact. Personally, I pick them to rev up my hands-free experience. I like both the ones that have a suave profile and the ones that are quite muscular. Taking all […]
WhatsApp working closely with SBI and NCPI for UPI payments: Report
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Earlier in the year, we heard reports that WhatsApp was mulling a foray into mobile payments and was looking to employ expertise for this field in India. Now, WhatsApp is taking steps to bring that plan into reality. The messaging platform is working closely with SBI, NPCI and some other banks as well to bring […]
Doug mirrors Android in Windows and records it - TechCrunch
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TechCrunchDoug mirrors Android in Windows and records itTechCrunchYour work life will never be the same after gadget reviewer Doug Aamoth shows you how to mirror your Android screen to Windows 10 and record it, all for free and without any special software required. Power. Prestige. Respect. These things and more can
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will break your piggy bank when it launches
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Samsung only wants rich people to buy the Galaxy Note 8.Okay, maybe that's a bit extreme, but still.. According to VentureBeat, the upcoming follow-up to the disastrous Galaxy Note 7 is going to cost €999 when it launches. That converts to about $1120...
Oh Wow: Folding Origami Paper Cranes The Size Of LEGO Brick Studs
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These are several shots and a timelapse video of the paper cranes that origami crane enthusiast David Kawai folds. He starts with a teensy piece of paper 5mm square, and, 45 minutes later, ends up with a paper crane about the size of a LEGO brick stud. Not only that, he somehow manages to do all the folding with his fingers, not tweezers like I would have imagined. In his own words while I try to make a rose out of a napkin to leave with my tip because waitresses don't find that creepy at a
How Recurrent Neural Networks Teach Computers to Read
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Upwork is the world’s largest freelancing website connecting more than 5 million businesses with talented independent professionals. Our marketplace enables businesses to find, hire, collaborate with and pay freelance talent online. To learn more, check ...
How to Switch Between List View and Grid View on Apple Watch in watchOS 4
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When I first put my hands on Apple Watch, the first thing that impressed me was the way installed apps were arranged in honeycomb view with the clock app in the center. However, the default hexagonal grid view began to look a bit dull as time went by since I wanted something more functional to […]
ZTE Small Fresh 5 with Android 7.1 goes official, pricing starts at 999 yuan
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The Small fresh series of smartphones by ZTE in China is getting a refresh. ZTE has revealed a new successor in the lineup, ZTE Small Fresh 5. The ZTE Small Fresh 5 is not a full metal body phone but is coated with metal texture paint. It gives you the appearance and feel of metal. […]
Daily Deals: $400 9.7-inch iPad Pro, $200 iPhone SE, and more
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iDB’s Daily Deals post is a roundup of our favorite discounts on tech-related products from around the web.
YouTube introduces new VR180 video format to make VR easy for content creators
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Virtual reality gives you the amazing immersive experience in videos that flat 2D videos can’t just compare to. Even 360-degree videos make you feel as if you part of the 3D surrounding. It is a whole new level of video watching. But sadly making such immersive high-quality videos is cumbersome, time-consuming, and most of all […]
Beach Sunshade with iPad Holder
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Beach Sunshade with iPad Holder Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
Article: Inside the betas: iOS 11 Control Center gets customizable, adds Screen Recording
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Although iOS 11 doesn’t promise as significant of a redesign as the last update, it has undergone a major revamp in one key area: the Control Center. Last year iOS 10 expanded the Control Center into a three-pane card-style view, placing Music controls onto their own second panel and adding a third panel for HomeKit users. In iOS 11, Apple actually discards this design entirely, moving instead to a full-screen Control Center that places all…
Why one doctor is trying to ban smartphones for preteens
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Colorado dad and Denver-area anesthesiologist Tim Farnum has always understood the intrigue of modern technology. Smartphones, tablets and unfettered Internet access connect us to faraway corners of the world and make life -- and movie watching -- all the ...
SEGA Blesses Smartphones With “SEGA Forever”
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SEGA is well past their prime. It shows in their fiscal woes. That doesn’t mean they can’t recapture the glory days. I think all of us want to see SEGA do well. It’s just nobody is going to co-sign games like Sonic Boom. SEGA announced earlier this ...
Smart home gadgets aren't secure can be hacked to give cyber ... - The Sun
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The SunSmart home gadgets aren't secure can be hacked to give cyber ...The SunGadgets such as the Amazon echo and Cloud Pets soft toys are susceptible to being infiltrated by cyber criminals.Half of smart household gadgets vulnerable to hackers | Daily Mail ...Daily Mailall 7 news articles
ARM's Next Gen Cortex-A75, Cortex-A55 And Mali-G72 Cores Flex Mobile AI And VR Muscle
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ARM has developed a new generation of mobile chips that will empower smartphones and tablets of tomorrow with machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities, along with claimed significant increases in power efficiency and performance. The company's new Cortex-A75 CPU core for premium, high performance device requirements and Cortex-A55
Gear: Urban Armor Gear Monarch for iPhone 7 Plus
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Urban Armor Gear is known for its line of highly protective iPhone cases, but with its new Monarch for iPhone 7 Plus the company takes its cases up a notch, with a premium case that’s been precision-engineered to add minimal bulk to the iPhone while still providing double the Military Standards for drop and shock protection.