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These Clark Kent glasses will keep you connected to all your devices

Prolonged exposure to the screens can be dangerous for our eyes. Subjecting them to the blue light waves from our TVs, screens, and computers can …

As shoppers start paying by fingerprint, what other changes lie ahead for banking and spending?

While some rural towns in Britain are still getting to grips with contactless card machines, a Costcutter store in Uxbridge has become the first supermarket in the world to let shoppers pay for groceries using just the veins in their fingertips.<p>The store, at Brunel University in London, enables …

Snapchat’s new partners attach instant apps and games to ads

Snap wants its ads to open to something interesting rather than a boring mobile website. Today Snap announced 14 new ad Creative Partners that will help build custom games, interactive videos, gyroscope-powered epxeriences, lead generation campaigns, and pre-loaded Instant Apps as destinations for …

What is screen burn in and how can you prevent it?

If you spend long enough debating the merits of LCD vs OLED display technologies, eventually someone will touch upon the subject of dreaded OLED screen burn in. The point made is that OLED displays will inevitably suffer from horrible looking artifacts over time, while LCD won’t. But like most of …

Material Design

Snap’s hardware labs now led by ex-Googler, Motorola exec following reshuffle and layoffs

Snap’s hardware division was reshuffled this morning in a move that saw several jobs cut and new leadership for the social network’s nascent gadget efforts. New Hardware VP Mark Randall was previously at Google and Motorola running the supply chain for those companies’ hardware efforts.<p>Mark Randall …

Wearable Tech

Snapchat's biggest selling point could lead to its downfall

Its self-destructing photo and video messages were a stark departure from established social media platforms, which encouraged users to construct and populate content-laden profiles.<p>Disappearing "Snaps" may have gained traction initially as a discrete way of sexting, but their transient nature …

Microsoft confirms plans for a new flagship store in Regent Street opposite Apple

Shopping may be turning into an increasingly virtual exercise, with people buying goods online and through apps, but there is no denying the power of a physical in-store experience — a lesson that Microsoft is taking to heart. Today the company announced it will be opening a new flagship store in …

Customers

We Can Finally Read The 'Clock' That Tells How Long Human Cells Have Left to Live

This will help us understand disease.<p>Up until now, it's only been possible to track where cells are in their life cycle once they're dead. However, a …

Modern domestic dog has a single geographic origin

By analyzing the DNA of two prehistoric dogs from Germany, an international research team led by Krishna R. Veeramah, Ph.D., of Stony Brook …

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iPad Pro: ‘Monster screen’ runs full-sized side-by-side apps, LTE models, keyboard + stylus separate

Alongside the new iPhones, new Apple TV, new Apple Watch bands, and a gold anodized version of the Apple Watch Sport, Apple plans to debut a pair of new iPads on Wednesday: the larger iPad Pro and a new iPad mini. Since our report last week that the iPad Pro would be unveiled at this event, we’ve …

IPad Pro