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Here's When Apple's Next Big Event Will Take Place  👤1095

2017-02-20 18:20:14

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, an annual event during which the company usually discusses upcoming software features coming to the iPhone and other products, will take place on June 5-9, it announced on Thursday.

The World’s Oceans Are Losing Oxygen. Here’s Why That’s a Big Problem  👤1559

2017-02-18 12:54:22

Oceans across the globe are slowly losing oxygen, which poses a major problem for every living marine animal and underscores the serious consequences of climate change, researchers say.

Apple may replace Touch ID with 3D face scanning on the next iPhone  👤1567

2017-02-17 14:33:28

The latest rumor for Apple's next iPhone comes from JPMorgan analyst Rod Hall who claims that Apple will be adding a front-facing 3D laser scanner for facial recognition to unlock the device, as noted by MacRumors.

Dubai announces passenger drone plans  👤1873

2017-02-16 07:34:01

A drone that can carry people will begin "regular operations" in Dubai from July, the head of the city's Roads and Transportation Agency has announced at the World Government Summit.

Nokia 3310, 'the world's most reliable phone', to be re-launched  👤1253

2017-02-15 15:15:15

Nokia will re-launch the 3310, perhaps the best-loved and most resilient phone in history.

Google Maps Now Lets You Create Bucket Lists of Places to Visit  👤1133

2017-02-14 14:20:19

Google wants to make it easier for Google Maps users to keep track of the many places they hope to visit.

Apple is fixing the most annoying thing about CarPlay in iOS Beta 10.3  👤1071

2017-02-13 15:31:55

When Apple designed CarPlay for iOS, it decided to stick with a familiar paradigm: a home button that takes you to a simple home screen of icons. That's not a terrible idea - the interface is simple and familiar to everybody, and you don't want to be struggling with a touchscreen when you're supposed to be keeping your eyes on the road.

Video Gaming’s Biggest Event This Year  👤1156

2017-02-12 14:22:54

Talk of it happening was in the air last year, and now it's officially a thing: for the first time in E3 history, anyone can buy a ticket to the games industry's grandest annual three-day show.

Android Wear 2.0 Review: Google's Latest Answer to the Apple Watch  👤1399

2017-02-09 15:20:45

Better complications, Includes Google Assistant, Can run standalone apps, Improved fitness tracking, Refined interface that's easier to use, Works on Android and iOS.

Ditch your backpack for this rolling assistant  👤1567

2017-02-08 15:20:47

Ever wish you had an assistant to help you carry your things? Meet Gita, a stylish and compact robot, designed for exactly that.

Google now allows AMP users to share the original URL of an article  👤1693

2017-02-07 17:19:43

Google just announced a small but important user experience change to its Accelerated Mobile Pages platform, or AMP. The company explained in a blog post today that it will start allowing users to copy or share an AMP article's source link instead of the Google-specific URL. Until now, the service, which offers up more simplified and less data-intensive versions of publishers' articles, had basically made this impossible.

Samsung Galaxy A5 hands-on: A cheap, gorgeous Galaxy S7 alternative  👤1640

2017-02-06 17:23:28

Following months of explosions jokes and wild speculation about the as-yet-unannounced Galaxy S8, Samsung has finally got the technology industry talking about something concrete: a new product.

Found: A Lost Continent! (Really)  👤1093

2017-02-05 17:39:57

You'd think it would be hard to misplace an entire continent, what with the mountains and trees and all that other hard-to-miss stuff.

LG admits premium display fails near wi-fi  👤1681

2017-02-04 11:49:06

Electronics giant LG has admitted its new premium-priced computer displays experience "performance issues" when placed near a wi-fi router.

How Facebook Is Getting Better at Recognizing Your Photos  👤1550

2017-02-03 14:21:06

Facebook has long been able to recognize the people in your photos and sort images by where they were taken. But it hasn't been as precise at understanding what's actually happening in a photo. That's now beginning to change, thanks to new developments in the Menlo Park, Calif.'s artificial intelligence software.

Instagram Is Adding a Powerful New Feature  👤1056

2017-02-02 19:43:07

Instagram users may soon be able to post multiple images in a single post, if a recent discovery in a beta release of the app goes public.

Meet Saccorhytus coronarius, possibly humans' oldest ancestor  👤1964

2017-02-01 12:36:54

This creature looks very different from us, but scientists think it could be our oldest ancestor.

Windows 10 Just Added a New Feature That Makes Games Faster  👤1586

2017-01-29 13:33:56

With the Windows 10 Creators Update, a free upgrade due this spring for Windows 10 users, Microsoft says games will run notably faster as well as be more consistently smooth.

Hydrogen turned into metal in stunning act of alchemy  👤1783

2017-01-28 13:04:43

For nearly 100 years, scientists have dreamed of turning the lightest of all the elements, hydrogen, into a metal.

Huawei introduce Media-Pad T2 7.0  👤1992

2017-01-27 12:57:39

Huawei is a leading smart-phone brand in Sri Lanka and it has introduced new Huawei Media-Pad T2 7.0 device.

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