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  • newUK will track thousands of criminals with GPS tags

    UK will track thousands of criminals with GPS tags

    It's not a novel idea to make criminals wear GPS bracelets, but they could soon be relatively commonplace in the UK. The country's government plans to use them for around-the-clock monitoring of criminals across England and Wales by the summer, with…
    - 53 mins ago 17 Feb 19, 8:56am -
  • newTCL's folding phone projects include a watch-like bracelet

    TCL's folding phone projects include a watch-like bracelet

    Multiple companies have ideas as to how they'll develop folding smartphones. TCL, however, isn't content to settle on one -- it's seemingly tackling them all. CNET has obtained images and patent filings that show TCL exploring five foldable designs…
    - 5 hours ago 17 Feb 19, 4:58am -
  • newRazer closes its game store after 10 months

    Razer closes its game store after 10 months

    Razer is learning a hard lesson about the challenges of launching a game store. The hardware giant is closing the Razer Game Store on February 28th at 4AM Eastern as part of "realignment plans." It'll still honor pre-orders and notes that games wil…
    - 6 hours ago 17 Feb 19, 3:34am -
  • newGoogle's AR tools make it easier for apps to apply face filters

    Google's AR tools make it easier for apps to apply face filters

    Augmented reality experiences are still in their relative infancy, but because Android runs on so many devices, it can't always assume they'll have dedicated hardware to create extra effects. While Apple is already pushing ahead with AR and packed an…
    - 8 hours ago 17 Feb 19, 2:01am -
  • newLG's first 5G phone will likely be the V50 ThinQ for Sprint

    LG's first 5G phone will likely be the V50 ThinQ for Sprint

    LG and Sprint haven't been shy about their plans to launch a 5G smartphone in 2019. Now, though, you might be looking at the device in question. Well-known scoop provider Evan Blass has obtained an image of the V50 ThinQ, a Sprint-bound flagship with…
    - 9 hours ago 17 Feb 19, 1:05am -

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  • newApple Hires Ex-Microsoft Exec to Revamp Smart Home Business

    Apple Hires Ex-Microsoft Exec to Revamp Smart Home Business

    CNBC reports that Apple has hired ex-Microsoft exec and former CEO of a smart lock company to revamp Apple's home initiatives. Hiring Jadallah is the latest signal that Apple plans to get serious about its own efforts in the home. Recently, the compa…
    - 6 hours ago 17 Feb 19, 3:45am -
  • Apple Music Users Able to Gift a Month Subscription to a Friend

    Apple Music Users Able to Gift a Month Subscription to a Friend

    Apple is today sending out notifications to Apple Music subscribers that, when tapped, allows them to send a referral to friend to sign up for a free one-month subscription to Apple Music.According to Apple, the referrals for a free month of serv…
    - 1 day ago 15 Feb 19, 10:06pm -
  • Apple Acquires Voice App Startup PullString

    Apple Acquires Voice App Startup PullString

    Apple recently purchased PullString, a San Francisco startup that enables the design and publishing of voice apps through its PullString Converse platform, reports Axios.PullString could be used to improve the voice capabilities of Siri, Apple's…
    - 1 day ago 15 Feb 19, 9:52pm -
  • Apple to Release AirPods With New Coating and Black Color in the Spring

    Apple to Release AirPods With New Coating and Black Color in the Spring

    Apple is planning to release AirPods that feature a new surface coating, wireless charging, and a black color option, according to a report from Taiwanese Economic Daily News.Apple supplier Inventec has been manufacturing the new AirPods and is r…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 19, 9:45pm -
  • Apple Shares Humorous 'Bokeh'd' Ad Highlighting iPhone Depth Control Feature

    Apple Shares Humorous 'Bokeh'd' Ad Highlighting iPhone Depth Control Feature

    Apple today shared a new "Bokeh'd" video on its YouTube channel, which highlights the Depth Control feature on the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR.In the spot, a group of mothers are looking at photos, when one notices that her son has been blurred out…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 19, 8:33pm -

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