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iPhone 8, Note 8, & Pixel 2: What's Coming!

IPhone 8

iPhone 8 Vs. Note 8 Specs: What Leaks Reveal About New Flagships

The smartphone competition is expected to get more intense in the coming months when Apple and Samsung officially launch their next flagship phones. …

Samsung

Get an Ancheer folding e-bike for $554.39

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Best Buy

Samsung soars ahead of Note 8 arrival

Samsung posted its latest earnings, and the news is very good: Overall, the company's net profit hit 11.05 trillion South Korean won over the last quarter. (That's about $9.95 billion dollars.) According to the Wall Street Journal, that's 89% up over where Samsung's earnings were a year ago. And …

Samsung

The top 5 IT certifications that will increase your salary - TechRepublic

Want to move up the ladder in your tech career? Here are five certifications that can help you earn more money.<p>While a candidate's experience trumps …

Project Management

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Elon Musk says we need to regulate AI before it becomes a danger to humanity

Elon Musk’s thoughts on artificial intelligence are pretty well known at this point. He famously compared work on AI to “summoning the demon,” and has warned time and time again that the technology poses an existential risk to humanity. At a gathering of US governors this weekend, he repeated these …

Elon Musk

U.K.’s first 24-hour ‘Drone Unit’ will fight crime from the skies

Why it matters to you<p>As drone technology continues to improve, we can expect to see police and fire services making much more use of the flying …

Drones

Rise of the digital nomad: Why working remotely could draw more millennials to the tech industry

Startups such as WiFi Tribe and Hacker Paradise offer millennials the chance to travel and work remotely from different countries. Here's what you …

​Smart rings: The good, the bad and the ugly in smart jewellery

Jewelry

Oculus cuts Rift price for second time this year, now $399 with Touch [Updated] | Ars Technica

Unexpected price slashing raises questions about hardware's costs, sales, future.<p>Oculus announced via its blog overnight that the Rift VR headset …

Virtual Reality

The world's first glasses-free holographic phone is coming, and it's not from Apple

Forget the iPhone 8 and Galaxy Note 8.<p>RED, the company that makes professional digital cameras for shooting Hollywood movies, is making a "holographic" phone called the Hydrogen.<p>The company is touting the Hydrogen as the "world's first holographic media machine" and says it doesn't require glasses …

Phones

New Galaxy Note 8 case leak highlights the phone’s biggest flaw

Smartphone leaks aren’t always accurate. In fact, in the months leading up to the launch of a highly anticipated new phone, we’ll often see dozens of …

Samsung

10 privacy gadgets to help you keep a secret

Fend off nosy neighbors, curious co-workers, and anyone else who tries to pry into your stuff.<p>Privacy is important. Just this week, another data breach occurred affecting airlines and banks in the Europe. While things such as malware are a problem and you should know how to remove it, you should …

Shopping

This Hyperloop Could One Day Transport You 175 Miles in Just 15 Minutes

The Hyperloop, a transportation concept that features ultra-fast pods that run in specialized tubes, was first imagined by serial entrepreneur Elon …

The Future

This Awesome Dad Made a “Virtual Reality” Rollercoaster for His Daughter

Just about every kid dreams of going to Disney World, the most magical place on Earth when viewed through youthful eyes (but a lot of waiting in long …

Virtual Reality

FAA offers registration refunds for casual drone pilots

Remember when you had to register your drone, regardless of whether it was hulking thousand-dollar pro model, or some cheap toy off Amazon? <i>Then</i>, remember when the FAA then realised it violated its own rules? Well, that decision in the US Court of Appeals means that the ever-growing drone pilots of …

Drones

Volkswagen wants robots to help you charge your electric car

One step closer to having the robot butler of my dreams!<p>Do you like robots? Do you like electric and self-driving vehicles? Would you like to see all three sandwiched together? Well, it doesn't matter what you think, because Volkswagen's doing it anyway.<p>Volkswagen announced Friday that it was …

Electric Vehicles

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THE MUNCHER - Titanium Multi Utensil

The Muncher packs a punch with 10 functionalities. Made from <b>AEROSPACE GRADE TITANIUM</b>, it is amazingly strong and light-weight at just 0.7oz / …

President Trump to tech titans: Government needs to catch up to industry

WASHINGTON — President Trump and leaders of major U.S. tech companies remain at odds on immigration and climate change, but they met Monday at the White House to work on a joint project: Using technology to make government more efficient.<p>"Today, many of our agencies rely on painfully outdated …

As Cost Plunges, Solar Power is Ready to Surpass Coal

Solar Boom<p>Solar power is among the easiest ways for individuals to hop on the clean energy generation train. There are many incentives afforded to …

How to set up two-factor authentication on all your online accounts

Just about any account you own on the internet is prone to being hacked — and one of the easiest ways to add an extra layer of security is to enable two-factor authentication. Also known as two-step verification or 2FA, the process gives web services a secondary access to the account owner (you!) …

Cybersecurity

Essential | Why I started Essential

And to be honest I still do ask myself that sometimes…but not too often.<p>So why did I create Essential? Well, my hardware engineers wanted me to talk …

A New Transparent, Conductive Material Is Set to Revolutionize Our Electronics

A New Material<p>Researchers at the University of Minnesota have discovered a new material that could change technology as we know it. This nano-scale, …

How This Female Venture Capitalist Is Building The Next Generation Of Enterprise Technology Startups

Jessica Lin is at the intersection of two male-dominated industries — venture capital and enterprise technology. Lin is the cofounder and general partner of Work-Bench, a venture fund and community that identifies, supports and invests in the next generation of enterprise technology startups. Since …

Venture Capital

Good luck finding a safe VPN

If you're most people, you just found out about the FCC's internet privacy rules by way of their untimely demise. Thanks to the FCC's new chief, Congress, and Donald Trump, ISPs are now free to track you like crazy and sell your data to the four directions. As a result, interest in VPNs exploded …

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