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First revealed last year, the Echo Flex is a device that acts as an Alexa smart speaker that plugs directly into an outlet. As the name suggests, the Echo Flex is also a modular piece of equipment, as it has a USB port on the bottom that allows users to plug in attachments. We’ve seen a few different attachments for … Continue reading
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Researchers warn of very high death rates if officials don't take action.
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Marvel’s Avengers won’t be the same game on PS4, Xbox One and PC, because Sony said so.
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The week kicked off with Xiaomi announcing its desire to host a 10th-anniversary event. It will take place on August 11 and it intends to ... The post Xiaomi Mi 10 Extreme Edition will debut on August 11 event appeared first on Gizchina.com.
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But otherwise a capable machine for the road warrior Review  What makes a good business laptop? Historically, corporate IT buyers have had to choose between portability, versatility, and sheer power. You might get one or two, but the likelihood of finding a device smack-bang in the middle of that Venn diagram was vanishingly small.…
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Realme’s CEO Madhav Sheth has confirmed that the company is working on ANC Realme Buds, next-gen Realme wired earphones, and more.
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It’s the first time someone in Uganda has been issued a jail sentence for poaching endangered species.
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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has acquired a startup with technology that could turn iPhones into mobile payment terminals, Bloomberg reported. Montreal-based Mobeewave has tech that requires only an NFC chip to work, allowing users to tap either their smartphone or a credit card to another phone for payment processing. NFC chips have been included in iPhones since the iPhone 6. And while Apple Pay lets shoppers tap their iPhones to pay at a retail store, adding Mobeewave could allow any iPhone to accept payments without extra hardware like a card reader. According to Bloomberg, Apple paid about $100 million for Mobeewave, and has retained its team of employees. Neither company would comment on the transaction. Rival phone manufacturer Samsung partnered with... Continue reading…
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The social media company could surely enforce its own rules on false and harmful posts—it just needs to cut into its massive profit margins.
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With smartphones becoming one of the most used piece of tech in the last years, the amount of accessories dedicated to them will probably never ... The post eMeet Luna Speakerphone & Hohem iSteady X Gimbal on Sale at TikTech appeared first on Gizchina.com.
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Around this time last year, Logitech G released the Pro X gaming headset, which was notable in part because it tapped into Blue’s microphone tech (Logitech purchased Blue back in 2017). Fast forward to today and the Pro X headset is back, only this time it’s bringing an important new feature with it: Lightspeed, which has long been at the … Continue reading
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Some inactive ingredients commonly found in medicines may not be so inactive after all.
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Action Launcher version 46 also includes support for a new daily backup feature for layouts and adds support for Android 11.
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  The $399.00 Apple Watch Series 5 and $199.00 Series 3 are generally very similar, but the Series 5 has more to offer when it comes to health and emergency-related features. Unlike the Series 3, the Series 5 can detect hard falls, take electrocardiogram readings, and has a built-in compass. It also has a larger always-on display compared to the Series 3. But the Series 3's cheaper price makes it a solid option for iPhone owners looking for a basic smartwatch experience that may not need features like fall detection or advanced heart health features.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Apple Watch Series 5 and Apple Watch Series 3 may look similar on the surface. But there are a few key differences that you'll want to keep in mind before deciding which smartwatch is best for you. The biggest factor to note is price: the Series 5 starts at $399.00, while the Series 3 begins at $199.00. That's because the Series 5 is the latest model that comes with all of Apple's most recent features, such as a larger always-on display, an ECG sensor for capturing an electrocardiogram, fall detection, international emergency calling, and a compass for more precise location tracking. Some of those features — such as fall detection and the ECG sensor – were first introduced in the now-discontinued Series 4 from 2018. The Series 3 lacks those bells and whistles, but for half the starting price you'll still get all of the Apple Watch's core functionality — including most (but not all) of the new features coming in the watchOS 7 software update this fall. Table of Contents Apple Watch Series 5 vs. Series 3: Which is best? Overall, the Series 5 is best-suited for those who need a larger screen and really care about health-oriented features that go beyond basic activity and heart monitoring. If you don't need features like fall detection and don't mind having a slightly smaller screen that isn't capable of staying on even when not in use, the cheaper Series 3 will check all the boxes you're looking for. It can do almost everything the Series 5 can except for the features mentioned above. I personally own an Apple Watch Series 3, and it's more than sufficient for a user like myself that only uses it to track my workouts and make sure I don't miss important notifications. It's important to note, however, that Apple typically releases a new Apple Watch every September, so you may want to hold off before purchasing an Apple Watch right now. Here's a closer look at how the Apple Watch Series 5 compares to the Series 3. Specifications Design and feel When it comes to design, the biggest difference between the Series 3 and Series 5 is in their size. The older Series 3 comes in two sizes: 38 millimeters and 42mm, while the Series 5 is available in  40mm and 44mm options.  The difference in size between the Series 5's display and the Series 3's is certainly noticeably when comparing them side-by-side. The newer watch has a display that occupies more space on the watch's face compared to the Series 3, giving you more screen real estate in a device that's roughly the same size. The 44mm Series 5 has a 977-square millimeter display while the 40mm model's display area measures 759 square millimeters, both of which represent a 30% increase in size compared to the Series 3, according to Apple.  The 42mm Series 3, by comparison, has a 740 square millimeter display while the 38mm version has a 563 square millimeter screen area. That doesn't mean you should worry about the Series 5 feeling too bulky or large. The watch face itself is around the same size as the Series 3; in fact, it's even slightly thinner.  If you're willing to splurge, you'll also get many more options customization options with the Series 5. That version is available in aluminum, stainless steel, titanium, and ceramic finishes, while the Series 3 is only available in aluminum. The Series 3 is also only available in silver or space gray, while the Series 5 comes in a variety of color choices such depending on the model. These include: Silver, space gray, or gold for the aluminum finish Stainless steel, space black, or gold for the stainless steel model Titanium or space black for the titanium finish White for the ceramic model There's also a subtle difference when it comes to the Series 5's digital crown, which provides haptic feedback to make scrolling feel more smooth unlike the Series 3. The Series 5's watch face is also more rounded at the edges compared to the slightly boxier Series 3.  What the Series 5 has that the Series 3 doesn't The Series 5 comes with a few additional features not found on the Series 3, among the most noticeable being its always-on display. Even when your watch is sitting idly on your wrist, the Series 5 will display basic information like the time and complications on your clock face. When in always-on mode, your watch will dim its screen and only update complications once per minute — a measure that helps ensure battery life isn't impacted by the always-on screen. While the Series 5's larger, always-on display is one of the most immediately recognizable differences between the two watches, the Series 5 also comes with some health and emergency-oriented features not found on the Series 3.  The Series 5 supports fall detection, meaning it can tell when you've taken a hard fall and help you contact help if needed. When the watch detects a hard fall, it will sound an alarm that can be dismissed by pressing the "I'm OK" button that shows up with the alert. You can also choose to contact emergency services when a hard fall is detected, and the watch will contact emergency services automatically if it finds that you're immobile for roughly a minute.  The Series 5 is also capable of taking an electrocardiogram reading, which can be used to classify atrial fibrillation, or AFib, a common form of arrhythmia. Older Apple Watch models like the Series 3 cannot take an ECG reading, but they can occasionally check your heart rate in the background for signs of an irregular heart rhythm and provide notifications accordingly. The cellular version of the Apple Watch Series 5 also allows you to call local emergency services from your wrist when traveling in other countries.  The last major difference between the Series 3 and Series 5 in terms of hardware is the latter's compass, which enables the watch to show which direction you're facing. It can also display your current elevation, features that taken together may make the Apple Watch Series 5 a better choice for runners, cyclists, and frequent travelers. Apple's watchOS 7 update launching this fall will also introduce a couple of features available on the Series 5 but not the Series 3, such as automatic handwashing detection and the ability for Siri to process dictated speech directly on the device. These features will only be coming to the Series 4 and later because they rely on the neural engine found in the newer models. The Apple Watch Series 3 still supports watchOS 7 and will be compatible with the software's other new features, like sleep tracking and the ability to share customized watch faces with friends. The bottom line The Series 5 is ideal for those specifically seeking a device that can help detect and track heart conditions like AFib or need a wearable that can alert emergency services and loved ones in the event of a hard fall. Both are great reasons to invest in a wearable. But, you don't need to buy Apple's top-of-the-line watch just to get the basic experience of tracking workouts, viewing notifications, and making contactless payments on your wrists. If that's what you really want out of a smartwatch, you'll have little to lose by opting for the Series 3 at half the price of the Series 5. Compared to the Series 5, it can track the same variety of workouts, monitor the same types of health data save for the exceptions listed above, run the same apps, and offers all the same core features like Apple Pay. The two watches also perform similarly in terms of battery life; the Series 3 and Series 5 will last for a little longer than a day in my experience but still should be charged nightly. Other than the extra health and emergency capabilities, you'll be missing out on the Series 5's additional customization options and features like the a built-in compass and always-on display. The latter of which is a helpful improvement that makes the watch more than just a shiny black rectangle when not in use. But, if the Series 5's other advantages — like fall detection and the ability to take an electrocardiogram — aren't a high priority for you, the always-on display alone probably won't justify the extra $200.SEE ALSO: I've been using Apple's big new iPhone update for a full week — here are 8 of the most useful features I've found so far Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: The rise and fall of Donald Trump's $365 million airline
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(SPIE--International Society for Optics and Photonics) It is difficult to make very wide frequency combs from silicon waveguides, but clever waveguide engineering may be about to make that task a bit easier.
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Objects to obscene content, not data leakage Pakistan’s Telecommunications Authority has banned one Chinese-owned social video-streaming app Bigo and given TikTok a final warning that it needs to get its house in order or also face expulsion.…
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Specialty Vehicle Engineering is back at it with another souped up pickup.
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Think you know it all in the Android versus iPhone debate? These six points might just change your mind.
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How our man wrote a handy Chrome extension – then realized it probably breaks US law In-depth  Over the weekend, I created my first Chrome extension and prepared to publish the project to GitHub until I realized it was possibly illegal under America's Digital Millennium Copyright Act.…
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Amy Sussman/Getty Images Longtime Netflix executive Ted Sarandos has been named co-chief executive officer alongside co-founder Reed Hastings, the company announced today as part of its second quarter earnings release on Thursday. “Ted has been my partner for decades. This change makes formal what was already informal — that Ted and I share the leadership of Netflix,” Hastings said in a letter to shareholders. The letter does not state if the move is effective immediately. Hastings added in a blog on the company’s website that he doesn’t expect much to change “in terms of the day-to-day running of Netflix.” Hastings added that “our key executive leadership groups are unchanged,” and he further characterized as the move as “Ted’s well deserved promotion... Continue reading…
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Canon has released the prices for their new mirrorless cameras and they're as pricey as you'd expect
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Premium home fitness machines can last for years because of their quality and manufacturer support.
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It’s been just a day that Google committed a $10 Billion Digitization Fund to India. And a report says that the company could invest close ... The post India’s Jio to get $4 billion from Google, says report appeared first on Gizchina.com.
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(University of Cambridge) New research, based on earlier results in mice, suggests that our brains are never at rest, even when we are not learning anything about the world around us.
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A Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) original game console LEGO set was leaked. This set looks to roll with several exclusive parts, including a Mario JUMP flat brick and several 1-peg pieces – like a turtle shell and a mushroom. There’s a one-brick flat mystery block too. With this set, you’ll be able to create all sorts of different scenes from … Continue reading
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Electric vehicle makers hope to roll out super long-lasting batteries. That raises interesting questions about resources, performance—and a battery's second act.
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Apple may have confirmed it’s working on its own processors, but exactly which will be the first Macs to use Apple Silicon remains a source of speculation. Announced at WWDC 2020, Apple’s homegrown Arm-based chips will begin to show up in Macs by the end of the year, the company promised; now, analysts are wading in with their instincts on … Continue reading
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