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Apple Watch Series 4 hands-on: Simply mesmerizing

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With the Apple Watch Series 4, it’s a little like Apple took a sizable slice of OLED screen and then allowed it to melt, gently slumping, across the curved coverglass of its fourth-generation wearable. Little prepares you for just how beautifully integrated the new, 30-percent larger screen of the updated smartwatch is. Ostensibly the same size, physically, at first glance, ...

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Apple kills Watch Series 1, cuts Series 3 starting price to $279

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Today marks the end of an era: the Apple Watch Series 1 has been officially discontinued. Apple confirmed the news at an event in Cupertino, California, where it also announced that it’s dropping the price of the Apple Watch Series 3 from $279. Oh, and it launched the fourth generation of Apple Watch — the Apple Watch Series 4 in 40mm and ...

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Melinda Gates’ New Research Reveals Alarming Diversity Numbers

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Executives at tech companies say gender diversity matters. They opine that there aren’t enough women in tech, and express outrage and frustration that just 11 percent of senior tech leaders are women. But in reality they spend very little of their philanthropic dollars attempting to close this gender and race gap, according to new research released today by Melinda Gates ...

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Apple Watch Series 4: Here’s Everything We Know

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Prykhodov/123RFIt’s that time of year when anticipation builds to a fever pitch for Apple’s latest hardware announcements. With just days until the official announcement on September 12, we’re learning more about the Apple Watch Series 4 every day. From a larger display to an entirely new charging mechanism, here’s everything we know about the Apple Watch Series 4. Design and ...

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LED lamps are great for the environment, but bad for our health

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The European Union recently announced a ban on halogen light bulbs, to persuade the public to switch to LED lamps. It’s unlikely to raise many eyebrows. There are, after all, lots of different lamps on the market. Some generate light by a white hot filament (incandescent lamps, such as halogen), some by an electrical discharge through a gas (such as ...

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Verizon 5G Home Service Arrives October 1 – Droid Life

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Verizon just announced that its 5G broadband service, officially called Verizon 5G Home, arrives October 1. The service will be available for order starting Thursday, September 13, in Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, and Sacramento. How much will it cost? Verizon tells us that we’ll learn more on Thursday, but consumers in those launch markets can get free Verizon 5G Home ...

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Tesla axes two paint options to simplify production

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Tesla is removing two of its paint options, with CEO Elon Musk suggesting that reducing the range will “simplify manufacturing” as the electric car company tries to ramp up production. The decision will reduce the range of Tesla colors from the current seven down to just five, though those wanting the expiring finishes will be given a last chance to ...

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eBay open-sources HeadGaze so you can control an iPhone X screen with head movements

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eBay has lifted the lid on new technology that helps physically impaired users interact with their iPhone X screen through head movements. With HeadGaze, the ecommerce giant leverages Apple’s ARKit platform — which was designed to help developers build augmented reality apps — and the iPhone X’s TrueDepth front-facing camera (which enables Face ID) to allow applications to track a ...

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