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Apple Loop: New iPhone Design Confirmed, Goodbye Lightning Port, Apple Faces Awkward iPhone Problems

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the latest camera and fast charging technology for the new iPhone X machines, switching from lightning to USB-C, repair issues facing the MacBook Pro and the iPhone 7 family, why the iPhone X is the world’s …

Mobile Technology

Samsung Galaxy X folding phone could cost twice as much as iPhone X

Apple and Samsung are both supposedly working on foldable phones. The Korean company will get its out first though, but hold onto your wallet, it’s going to be shockingly expensive.<p>An analyst predicts that this device, allegedly called the Galaxy X, will cost about 2M Korean won, or $1815. That’s …

Samsung Galaxy

Amazon banned this shopper. Then he outsmarted them

We'll call him "Mark." About three years ago, Mark got an email from Amazon saying, "We noticed that a number of your orders have been returned."<p>It was the start of a rocky relationship with the world's biggest e-commerce company. Several months later, Mark got banned from Amazon for making too …

eCommerce

Car ploughs into servo during morning coffee run

A morning coffee run has ended in disaster after a driver ploughed through the front of a service station.It’s believed the 71-year-old Sydney woman …

Parliament To Adopt The 'Latte Levy' That Government Refused To Roll Out Nationwide

Hot drinks bought in Westminster will now cost 25p more.<p>Andrew Winning / Reuters<p>BoJo the Barista in 2012.<p>Parliament has said it will adopt the …

A robot barista that can make 120 cups of coffee in an hour

Your neighborhood barista is about to have some competition. San-Francisco based startup, Cafe X has designed a robotic arm that could reduce wait time for a cup down to 10 seconds, with one-tap ordering and cashless payments.

Coffee

Welsh roastery is listed among world's best places for coffee

A coffee roastery in Wales has been listed among the world's best places to experience a caffeine kick.<p>Ammanford's Coaltown Coffee , which is known …

Parliament to introduce 'latte levy' and ban sale of bottled water in crackdown on single-use plastic

Parliament will introduce a “latte levy” and the sale of bottled water will be banned on the estate from this summer as part of a bid to drastically cut its consumption of single-use plastics by 2019.<p>A 25p coffee cup tax will be introduced on throwaway cups while non-recyclable disposable cups will …

This Is the Worst Use of Artificial Intelligence You Will Read About All Day. Thank You So Much, Google

Google Duplex is in development, but it's easily one of the worst examples of A.I. "advancement," causing more problems than it's worth. It could make phone calls even more annoying.<p>I had a reflex reaction to Google Duplex.<p>It was not to give anyone a high-five or lean back in my chair and think …

Artificial Intelligence

If Facebook isn't spying on us, why did I get ads for obscure things I had just chatted about?

A Facebook user has been left spooked after two obscure products she had been chatting about then randomly appeared as targeted ads on her …

9 reasons you should buy an iPhone 7 instead of the iPhone X

The iPhone X is an incredible smartphone.<p>I upgraded to the iPhone X last year via the iPhone Upgrade Program, and it's one of my favorite iPhone designs ever. It's got a gorgeous OLED screen, it's fast, and I like the potential for Face ID (although I agree with my colleague Tony — it needs some …

Mobile Technology

Apple tried to sue a small iPhone repair shop in Norway, the repair shop won

It's no secret that Apple doesn't want you to be able to easily repair your devices. While almost anyone can open an Android repair shop, opening an …

MIT's wearable device can 'hear' the words you say in your head

If you've read any sort of science fiction, it's likely you've heard about subvocalization, the practice of silently saying words in your head. It's common when we read (though it does slow you down), but it's only recently begun to be used as a way to interact with our computers and mobile …

Orion Span Announces Plan for Space Hotel

Aurora station (Credit: Orion Span)HOUSTON (Orion Span PR) – The first-ever luxury space hotel was introduced today during the Space 2.0 Summit in …

How to change Xbox One DNS to boost network speed and privacy

Whether you're looking to improve network connectivity or simply use the web with a bit of extra privacy, you can set up a custom DNS server on your …

This Week on Xbox: April 6, 2018

<i>We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can</i> …

Xbox One X 1TB Console + extra controller & AC Origins for $480 shipped ($580+ value)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Trusted games dealer AntOnline via eBay Daily Deals offers the Xbox One X 1TB Console with an extra Xbox Wireless Controller and …

In Memoriam: All the consumer products Microsoft has killed off | ZDNet

Microsoft's consumer products: A vanishing breed<p>In Microsoft's early days, it offered a little something for everyone: businesses, developers, and …

Windows 10

Every Xbox One and Xbox 360 game you can download for free in January

2017 is (mercifully) almost over, which means it’s time to start looking ahead to 2018. And where better to start than a new collection of free games …

Samsung and LG will show off new phones at CES, report says

The company's budget Galaxy A8 and A8+ for 2018 are said to be preparing an appearance in Las Vegas in January.<p>Samsung and LG could both be on the hook for launching new low-cost phones at CES 2018 in January.<p>Which phones, you ask? According to Korean news site ETnews, Samsung may unveil its new …

These Are The 20 Shows Netflix Users ‘Binge Raced’ Through The Most

Netflix is notoriously secretive when it comes to releasing viewership numbers. It’s an advertising-free, subscription-based service, so there’s no need for them to reveal the data, but some people (me) want to know how many millions of users they (I) should be mad at for watching <i>Fuller House</i> …

NASA says it’s hard to ignore the evidence of a ‘Planet Nine’

We might not actually know how many planets are in our solar system — and no, this isn’t a trick regarding Pluto’s status. For years, scientists have …

Consumer Reports says old Samsung phones are better than Apple’s brand new iPhone 8

Apple already sold millions of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus units, but launch weekend estimates fell short of what’s expected from typical iPhone …

Mobile

Galaxy Note 8 screen replacement - what are your options?

Samsung smartphones have always featured gorgeous displays. With the Galaxy S8‘s new Infinity Display design language, that great look has also carried over to the Galaxy Note 8.<p>Samsung has really allowed these beautiful screens to shine through. But as good as these phones look, they’re still …

Galaxy Note

Use Wi-Fi? Your Device Is at Risk in the Latest Security Breach

Another day, another way our personal data is being compromised. This time, the latest threat to your credit card numbers, social security …

Information Systems

The Danger of President Pence

Trump’s critics yearn for his exit. But Mike Pence, the corporate right’s inside man, poses his own risks.<p>On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been …

Apple unveils official 25-hour battery case for the iPhone 6 and 6S

Apple's iPhones have long been a source of battery anxiety, with third-party battery cases easing these worries by offering extra juice when you need it. Now, Apple has unveiled its own Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S, quietly posting the product on its online stores (as spotted …

Trump's cybersecurity advisors resign en masse

Another Trump panel has taken a hit after eight out of 28 of its members resigned en masse. Members of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), which advises Homeland Security on matters of cybersecurity, have dropped out of the panel due to several reasons. In the resignation letter …

The White House