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No Forgery Evidence Seen in "Gospel of Jesus's Wife" Papyrus

Scientists find no evidence of fakery in an ancient papyrus scrap saying that Jesus had a wife.<p>Did Jesus have a wife? A controversial papyrus scrap making that suggestion dates to the eighth century A.D., assert a series of just-released scientific reports, which may point to earlier Christian …

There's One Major Flaw With Samsung's New Gear Fit Smartwatch

Samsung has three major new products launching today: The Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone, the Gear 2 smartwatch, and the new Gear Fit fitness tracker/smartwatch.<p>It's the Gear Fit that had the most buzz when Samsung officially announced it in February. Unlike the company's first clunky smartwatch, …

Gear & Gadgets

UP24 Review: Jawbone's Newest Activity Tracker Ups the Ante

I’ve never been very good at getting to sleep early. I consider it a hangover from a period of my life that was spent playing poker for a living. Professional poker does strange things to sleep patterns if you do it for long enough.<p>I’m also fortunate enough to work for one of the world’s best …

Latest aerial shots of Apple Spaceship Campus site show area cleared for landing

New aerial photos of the site of Apple’s new ‘spaceship’ campus now appear to show that demolition of the existing buildings is complete, with an army of construction vehicles at work preparing the ground for construction …<p><i>Apple Toolbox</i> last took aerial shots a month ago, at which time a number of …

Fitbit sees the future of wearables in advanced sensors, is still investigating skin irritation complaints

"We want to get to the point where we're trying to launch all our products globally," explains Fitbit founder and CEO James Park, when quizzed on why the company was in Japan, expanding the availability of the Fitbit Flex -- a year-old device that possibly should have been surpassed by the recently …

Get Ready for Google Glass at the Office

Forget BlackBerry thumb. In the near future, business executives could be managing their schedules and sending emails through Google Glass.<p>This week, Google announced Glass at Work, its effort to push its wearable technology into the office.<p>Some businesses have already experimented with Google …

Google Glass

72 percent say no to Google Glass because of privacy

A study from market research firm Toluna suggests there is considerable emotional opposition to the idea of people wearing Glass in public.<p>Like a bunny girl in a nunnery, Google Glass is struggling for acceptance.<p>What once seemed like a new technological light at the end of the tunnel, now merely …

Google Glass

Mass Production of 4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Set for July, 5.5-Inch Version Beginning in September

According to Japanese website <i>EMSOne</i> [Google Translate, via <i>G for Games</i>] citing Taiwan's <i>Industrial and Commercial Times</i>, Apple is planning to begin mass production of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 in July with the larger 5.5-inch version to enter mass production in September.<p>The report notes that both …

Rumor: Apple will launch 4.7-inch iPhone 6 in Sep, but 5.5-inch model later in the year

It seems to be the season for sketchy rumors, with Taiwan’s <i>Industrial & Commercial Times</i> (cited by <i>EMSOne</i>) claiming that the 4.7-inch version of the iPhone 6 will enter mass-production in July, suggesting the usual September/October launch date, while the 5.5-inch model will only do so in September, …

Apple Expected to Unveil iWatch in September as Suppliers Deliver Circuit Board Samples

Three Apple suppliers have delivered samples of flexible circuit boards for the iWatch as the device is now expected to be unveiled in September, reports <i>DigiTimes</i>.<p>Screen-centric iWatch concept by DesignerEI<p>Flexible PCB suppliers Flexium Interconnect, Zhen Ding Technology Holding and Career …