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Apple Watch Series 2 teardown reveals secret to waterproofing, beefier battery, 2nd mic

iFixit didn’t waste any time on a teardown of the iPhone 7 Plus, and has now done the same with the new Apple Watch Series 2.<p>The main discovery is a much higher-capacity battery. The 273mAh battery offers almost a third more capacity than the 205mAh one in the first-gen Watch. However, all that …

Abby Wambach 'had big problems' with Hope Solo's Olympic comments

Former United States women's national soccer team captain Abby Wambach was not a fan of Hope Solo's comments regarding the Swedish soccer team at the …

U.S. Soccer admonishes Megan Rapinoe for kneeling during anthem before match

For the second time in less than two weeks, Megan Rapinoe knelt during the national anthem Thursday night in Columbus before the U.S. women’s national team took on Thailand in an international friendly. The soccer star first took a knee for the anthem as a member of the NWSL’s Seattle Reign as a …

All 32 NFL Color Rush Uniforms, Ranked from Worst to Best

I’m a huge sports fan. I’m also a designer. There’s not a whole lot of crossover in those two worlds. But when there is, the NFL calls it “color …

WATCH: Yankees and Red Sox delayed after someone forgets to close the garage door

The door to the groundskeeper's storage room in left field was left open between innings<p>Thursday night at Fenway Park, the first meaningful September …

Tebow talks about Jordan comparison, the NFL 'rollercoaster,' and his baseball itch

Tebow is facing the same mockery Jordan faced when he tried baseball<p>Yes, Tim Tebow is well aware of Michael Jordan's attempt at baseball. Tebow grew …

This Week's 7 New Mobile Games You Should Know

Between the launch of iOS 10, WatchOS 3, and the iPhone 7, there’s no shortage of mobile-related happenings this week. Maybe that’s why developers …

App Store

Silicon Valley 3D printing startup gets $81 million in new funding

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (Reuters) - Carbon, a Silicon Valley startup that is developing 3D printers to produce medical devices and car parts on demand, said on Thursday it had closed on $81 million in funding that brought the total it has raised to $222 million.<p>“We wanted to go find investors that …

General Electric

iOS 10 lock screen makes it easy for anyone to read text messages – how to stop them

Apple’s iOS 10 might be the most helpful update it’s ever put out. But it’s also good at helping people who want to wind you up.<p>The new update makes …

YouTuber Nepenthez charged over video game gambling site

<b>Two men have appeared in court charged with offences under the Gambling Act in what is believed to be the first prosecution involving betting on video games.</b><p>Craig Douglas and Dylan Rigby, who are both from Essex, are charged with promoting a lottery and advertising unlawful gambling.<p>Mr Douglas …

At gamers' meet in Tokyo, absent Nintendo is talk of the town

TOKYO (Reuters) - This week’s Tokyo Game Show is one of the world’s biggest draws for gamers and developers, but the talk amid the virtual reality headsets and robot arms is of the industry giant that never turns up: Nintendo Co Ltd.<p>People play video games on mobile phone-shaped screens at Tokyo …

Retrogaming

See how matte black iPhone 7 stands up to bend & scratch tests

The new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are slowly rolling out to buyers around the globe today, and while we’ve already the larger device go through a teardown, …

2 weeks until the NBA preseason begins!

Good morning. We have that and more in Friday's NBA newsletter.<p>Good morning. Let’s basketball.<p><b>THE BOSH SAGA:</b> Chris Bosh’s fight with the Heat over whether he can play — which started last spring — continues. He said he’s good to go in time for training camp. The Heat remain silent.<p><b>HERE COMES THE</b> …

Apple dropped the iPhone 7 headphone jack for a speaker grille … but no speaker

Repair specialists discover Apple has drilled some holes leading nowhere into the bottom of its phone<p>Eagle eyed Apple fans irritated by the absence of a 3.5mm headphone socket on the iPhone 7 Plus may have been somewhat appeased by signs of another speaker in its place. The row of holes, giving the …

Under-the-Radar College Basketball Teams Most Likely to Do Damage in 2016-17

Not knowing who college basketball's championship favorites and top contenders are either means you haven't been paying attention this offseason—which is understandable considering how long it is—or aren't aware that this list is often made up of the same teams each season.<p>A quick look at the early …

College Sports

Why Apple Was Right To Remove The iPhone 7 Headphone Jack

Apple’s new iPhone doesn’t have a headphone jack, only a Lightning port that’s also used to charge the battery.<p>In-ear sound comes from the EarPods or other headphones with a Lightning connector, via a Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter (included) or wireless headphones such as AirPods (sold separately).<p>Why …

7 Speedy Business Tips From NASCAR Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.

When Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn’t tearing down the racetrack, he tweetstorms, cooks for his family, snacks on banana and mayo sandwiches and owns several businesses, too.<p>The 41-year-old bearded speed demon says he doesn’t just slap his name on them and sit back. He gets his hands dirty.<p>“I like to get …

More Free Xbox One and Xbox 360 Games Now Available, Including One Surprise

Xbox Live Gold members can now pick up more games at the low, low price of free.<p>The second batch of freebies for September are available now, including Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China for Xbox One and the backwards-compatible Mirror's Edge for Xbox 360. Even if you don't have an Xbox One right …

6 Reasons To Buy A PS4 Pro Instead Of An Xbox One S

The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 both launched in 2013. We didn’t expect a renewed interest in the console wars until the next generation of consoles were upon us, but we were wrong.<p>In 2016, both Microsoft and Sony have brand new iterations of these two gaming systems. Each has its own strengths and …