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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 …

This Is the Law That Could Take Down Trump

Bribery statutes apply to public officials. And Trump became one, says one federal prosecutor, when he became the GOP nominee. Dum-da-dum-dum.<p>It’s …

Woman goes on Tinder date completely naked - but her date doesn't notice for a long time

Deciding what to wear on a first date is hard. Some people spend ages rummaging through their wardrobes and getting opinions from their mates.<p>But one …

I canceled my Apple Watch Series 3 data plan and here's why

Dear AT&T: It's not me. It's you.<p><i>Video: Apple Watch Series 3</i><p>Without apps, the Apple Watch is nothing more than a glorified timepiece. Here's every …

People just realized this iOS 11 feature scans your iPhone for cleavage pics

When Apple introduced the iPhone’s new operating system—iOS 11—it showed off smarter machine learning algorithms capable of automatically sorting …

SNES Classic Edition review: Worth it for the games alone

The success of last year's NES Classic Edition clearly took Nintendo by surprise. The company was completely incapable of meeting demand, leaving many people unable to buy what became the must-have gift of the holiday season. Now Nintendo has given its SNES the Classic Edition treatment and …

Apple admits Apple Watch LTE glitch, but is there really a problem?

The first Apple Watch with built in cellular connectivity, the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE, could be a godsend for people tired of having to carry …

I spent $13 to add wireless charging to my iPhone

It's surprisingly easy and affordable to add this capability to your existing iPhone. Here's how.<p>Finally!<p>With the arrival of the iPhone 8 ($499.99 at Cricket Wireless) and iPhone X ($799.99 at Cricket Wireless), Apple has finally answered the prayers of many an iPhone owner. Those models support …

Tech Trends

Mitsubishi releases first image of its upcoming electric ‘e-Evolution’ car

Mitsubishi’s electric car effort has roughly stalled since the launch of the i-MiEV and the Outlander PHEV back in 2012. But the Japanese automaker is now expected to get back into electric cars more seriously under its alliance with Renault and Nissan.<p>Now they confirmed that they will unveil their …

iOS 11 update: We have good news and bad news about iPhone battery life

Apple on Tuesday finally released iOS 11 to the public after months of beta testing. Here’s a fun little tidbit: Within about a minute of Apple’s iOS …

Apple admits to Apple Watch LTE problems just before it ships

The “handoff” isn’t working like it’s supposed to<p>Apple’s new Series 3 smartwatch starts shipping this Friday, and the biggest feature change between last year’s model and this new Watch is that it has built-in cellular capabilities.<p>Except, that cell service isn’t entirely reliable.<p>While writing my …

Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE review: missed connections

You should still call me on my cellphone<p><i>Writer’s note</i>: <i>Since the initial launch of this watch, a</i> <i>software update</i> <i>has been issued to fix the connectivity issues, the</i> <i>music streaming feature</i> <i>has been rolled out, and we’ve also had a chance to</i> <i>review the non-LTE version of the watch</i><i>. Overall this has</i> …

2019 Bentley Continental GT First Look

626-hp W-12 allows for 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds<p>It’s been almost 15 years since we first got a chance to drive the Bentley Continental GT, and more than five since Bentley let us loose behind the wheel of its refreshed luxury grand tourer. In that time, Bentley has tweaked and updated the Continental …

Listen to any door open with this wireless doorbell kit for $10

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>PECHAM US on Amazon (99% positive feedback lifetime) currently has Amazon’s #1 best seller Wireless Doorbell Kit (up to 1,000 ft) …

Smart Homes

Diesel engine manufacturer Cummins goes electric with new truck ahead of Tesla Semi unveil

While electric truck enthusiasts are anticipating the unveiling of Tesla’s all-electric truck next month, diesel engine manufacturer Cummins beat the electric car manufacturer to the punch by unveiling its own electric truck effort today.<p>Without too much fanfare, Cummins unveiled the truck called …

Tesla

Samsung’s next stab at Apple Watch lands Wednesday

Samsung will take a new stab at Apple Watch on Wednesday.<p>The South Korean company has scheduled an event in Berlin on August 30, where it will unwrap a brand new wearable. A teaser animation posted on Twitter backs up recent rumors that have claimed health and fitness will be its primary …

CashDash lets you withdraw cash from ATMs without a debit card

The act of withdrawing money from an ATM has largely remained the same, ever since Barclays Bank introduced the first “Hole in the wall” in London, way back in 1967. But now it’s about to see a radical update with CashDash — a range of ATMs launching in London where your debit card is your …

FinTech

SoundCloud Cuts 40 Percent of Its Workforce, Employees Say 'Nobody Saw It Coming' | Inc.com

Berlin headquartered music streaming service SoundCloud announced Thursday that it is cutting its workforce by 40% as part of a wider effort to become profitable.<p>The nine-year-old venture capital backed company is cutting 173 positions at the company, which currently employs 420 people across four …

Employment

Amazon and Dish Network meet to discuss world domination, or something

Dish Network’s recent purchase history has the attention of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. According to a Wall Street Journal report sources close to the situation state that Dish CEO Charlie Ergen and Bezos met to discuss a potential deal between the two companies.<p>The details are unknown at this time, but …

Microsoft to Cut Up to 4,000 Sales and Marketing Jobs

Microsoft is overhauling its big sales and marketing organization in a move that will cut 3,000 to 4,000 jobs, mostly outside the United States.<p>A Microsoft spokesman confirmed that “roles will be eliminated” and that most of them will be abroad, but he declined to be specific. The precise number is …

Employment

The electric car revolution may hit the world 'harder and faster' than predicted

Electric vehicles are still rare sightings on most roads today. But in a couple of decades, more than a third of all passenger cars will run on …

How to stream your video collection to any device

It’s like Netflix on your PC<p>As great as Netflix is, movies and shows don't stick around on the service forever. As licensing deals renew or expire, Netflix loses old videos and gains new ones—which means that, on any given day, you might look up your favorite TV show only to find it's gone.<p>For a …

Smart TV

‘Hey, I’m President!’—Donald Trump’s All-Madness, No-Method Administration

Trump believes in Trump winning. Everything else, though, is up for negotiation. Sad!<p>It may look like Trump’s governing is a result of which side of …

Senator says FBI paid $900K for iPhone hacking tool

Elon Musk Just Gave Some Brilliant Career Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

Spearheading the sustainable energy movement. Attempting to solve rush hour traffic. Exploring the unknown regions of outer space. Responding to fans (and critics) on social media. To say billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is keeping busy would surely be an understatement.<p>Nevertheless, Musk took …

Careers

New iPhone 8 Details Will Anger Users

Exciting leaks and images about 2017’s new iPhones have users so excited Tim Cook claims they have caused iPhone sales to slow in anticipation. But the latest news from financial giants JPMorgan Chase will leave users feeling far from happy…<p>In a lengthy report obtained by 9to5Mac, the multinational …

Mobile Technology

Review: Garmin's Fenix 5 smartwatch aims at athletes, not Apple Watch fans

Review<p>Garmin's Fenix 5 is an impressive smartwatch for people serious about fitness or the outdoors, but probably both too much and too little for …

Tested: 5 protective bumpers for the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is actually pretty durable—and, since it’s worn on your wrist, it’s nowhere near as likely as your iPhone is to sustain a fall. Even …

Apple Watch

The $999 SlingStudio makes it easy to produce multi-camera Facebook Live and YouTube streams

Sling Media, the Dish subsidiary you probably know for its Slingbox and Sling TV service, is announcing its SlingStudio hardware today. With this, Sling Media is entering a completely new market because unlike its previous offerings, which targeted consumers, the $999 SlingStudio is meant for video …

Casio WSD-F20 Android Wear Smartwatch Launched

The new Casio WSD-F20 Android Wear smartwatch was announced at CES 2017 back in January and the device is now available to buy.<p>The Casio WSD-F20 is …