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Your Apple Watch can now tell if you're happy or sad

Have you ever wondered if your Apple Watch really cares about your feelings? Well, it doesn’t but this app will help it understand how you’re feeling from how you talk.<p>EmoWatch, from Tokyo-based Smartmedical, is an app for the Apple Watch that identifies and tracks users’ emotions through their …

Apple Watch

KGI: Apple to revamp iPhone lineup in 2017 w/ iPhone 4-like design, AMOLED screen, 5.8-inch model

Reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities has today issued a new note in which he says that Apple will entirely revamp its iPhone lineup come 2017. According to Kuo, Apple in 2017 will release a new iPhone with glass casing and an AMOLED display. This somewhat contradicts an earlier …

Tim Cook says Apple won't combine a MacBook and iPad

Apple CEO Tim Cook declared earlier this week that the iPad Pro "is a replacement for a notebook or a desktop" for lots of people. Apple's iPad Pro mixes together a tablet, keyboard, and stylus like Microsoft's Surface lineup, but Cook labelled the Surface Book a "diluted" product for "trying to be …

Tim Cook

Mark Zuckerberg explains why Facebook enabled 'Safety Check' for attacks in Paris, but not Beirut

While many lauded Safety Check for being a crucial communication tool, Facebook also drew criticism from those who noted that the company hadn't activated it after another tragic attack: The bombings in Beirut, Lebanon, that happened the day before.<p>The lack of activation seemed to point to a global …

Shopping with Amazon Dash buttons made me less forgetful

If you're like me, you've made a trip to the grocery store with a list full of items only to return frustrated. You forgot toilet paper. Or soap. Or laundry detergent. Whatever it may be, we've all arrived back at home to realize we neglected to pick up an important item. Thankfully, Amazon's Dash …

Watch Koenigsegg's next supercar act like a Transformer

The Koenigsegg Regera is inarguably one of the most ridiculous supercars ever imagined, much less made: the latest project from Swedish performance wizard Christian von Koenigsegg and his company is said to offer 1,500 horsepower through a combination of electric and gasoline powerplants. There …

Automakers battle for high-tech dominance on the road to self-driving car

TOKYO/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - At the recent Frankfurt Auto Show, Ford Motor Co unveiled a new feature that lets drivers pre-set their car to go at or just above the speed limit. In-car cameras and software read and react to road signs, speeding the car up or slowing it down.<p>Carlos Ghosn, CEO of the …

Autonomous Cars

The Apple Watch Hermès Collection Is Now Available For Purchase

#Fashion! The Apple Watch Hermès models are now available for purchase. But not online. These options are only sold in a handful of Apple Store and Hermès retail locations.<p>Prices start at $1,100 for the 42mm single strap option, which is available in black and brown (noir or gauvre), and a red …

Samsung Pay makes mobile payments slightly less of a mess

That's where Samsung Pay comes in. It officially launched in the US last Monday, and I've been using it since then.<p>Well, "using it since then" is an overstatement — since I encountered some of the abovementioned roadblocks. But I've attempted a half-dozen purchases at different merchants using …

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London Mayor Boris Johnson claims Uber is breaking the law

Last week, London regulator TfL published a series of strict new rules for private hire services, many of which appear to be targeting Uber. The Californian company is also in the High Court this week, over whether the app can be considered a "taximeter" — and is, therefore, breaking the law.<p>Since …