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Apple Watch Series 3: What You Need To Know About The Next-Gen Smartwatch

The Apple Watch is selling at a record rate. Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed during the Cupertino company’s latest earnings call that Watch sales had almost doubled, year-over-year, and that Apple’s wearables business was the size of a Fortune 500 company.<p>But while the Series 2 model is selling like …

Smartwatches

EU fines Facebook 110 million euros over WhatsApp deal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union antitrust regulators fined Facebook 110 million euros ($122 million) on Thursday for giving misleading information during a vetting of its deal to acquire messaging service WhatsApp in 2014.<p>Calling it a "proportionate and deterrent fine", the European Commission, …

Pioneer’s latest head units ship with CarPlay as standard

Pioneer today unveiled its latest lineup of NEX aftermarket head units — all of which come with CarPlay as standard.<p>Each features an improved touchscreen up to 7 inches in size, and Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free calls and media streaming. They can access Spotify on your iPhone without using …

FCC votes to begin overturning net neutrality

The FCC has voted to begin undoing the net neutrality rules that were put in place just two years ago.<p>In a 2-to-1 decision, the commission voted to open debate on what are essentially two things: first, a proposal to reverse the Title II designation used to enforce tough net neutrality rules on …

Internet

Facebook Messenger debuts a new look focused on improving navigation

Facebook Messenger is getting a new look. No, it’s not getting rid of its Stories feature, Messenger Day, but is instead making a series a smaller changes to the way the content on its home screen is organized in an effort to speed navigation and help you pick up where you left off on your last …

Apps

Samsung is beating Microsoft in the battle to turn a phone into a PC

DeX vs. Continuum<p>Samsung unveiled its new Desktop Experience (DeX) during its Galaxy S8 launch in New York City yesterday. It’s designed to turn a Galaxy S8 into a PC, with Android apps running in a desktop-like environment. To work well, it will ultimately require apps to support larger displays. …

Microsoft

A VPN can protect your online privacy. But there's a catch

After US lawmakers vote to end online privacy rules, people are looking for ways to hide their browsing histories.<p>Your internet service provider can sell your browsing history to the highest bidder.<p>That's the creepy truth internet users in the US woke up to on Wednesday morning. And it's spurring …

Privacy

This Kenyan Startup Uses Mobile Phones To Build Credit For Farmers

If you want to help the world's poorest, help them to farm. So says Bill Gates, and it makes sense. More than three-quarters of the poorest live in rural areas and most are smallholder farmers working less than two acres. They often lack the seeds, machinery, livestock, and finance they need to …

Apple Event im März bringt frische iPads und keinen wird es interessieren

Jedes Jahr im März frischt Apple die iPad-Serie auf, so auch dieses Jahr. Zwar soll es ein neues 10,5 Zoll und ein neues iPad mini geben, aber wen …

Sofortbilder überleben in Zeiten der Smartphone-Kameras

<b>So erstaunlich es klingen mag: Klassische Sofortbild-Fotos sind nicht ausgestorben. Nicht nur Mode-Labels greifen darauf in Werbekampagnen zurück. Es</b> …

Weltraumteilchen stören unsere Elektronik

Treffer energiereicher Teilchen ändern Bits im digitalen Code

DIY Blocks iPhone Case

Game Machine Diamond Blocks DIY Case For iPhone<p>For iPhone 6/6S, 6/6S Plus<br>• Material : ABS<br>• Easy access to all buttons and features.<br>• Easy to install<br>• Perfect …

Lasers and nanoparticles combine to allow metallic 3D printing in midair

Traditional 3D printing has limits that have negatively impacted its usefulness. For one, almost all 3D printers use plastic as the medium, and that …

Everything wrong with Europe’s tech scene, according to the ex-CEO of Google

Eric Schmidt has a problem with Europe's universities. And its regulators. And its tax policies.<p>The former Google CEO, who now serves as the executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, appeared at the Startup Fest Europe conference in the Netherlands on May 24, discussing everything from …

Eric Schmidt

Adorable 3D printed vertical planter, Livi, running on Kickstarter

May 22, 2016 | By Tess<p>In terms of home decor, there is nothing quite as elegant and lively as simply having some plants in the living space. Not only …

SOMA architects - Project - Sculpted House Hovering Over the Mediterranean

New York-based architects SOMA delivered an outstanding private residence located on the north side of Jouneih Bay, It is a significant milestone for …

Fabric-cast concrete is the construction method of the future, say designers

Designers Ron Culver and Joseph Sarafian have developed a method of casting concrete in Lycra stretched by robotic arms, which they believe could be …

Construction

Roundup: If iPhone 7 ditches the audio jack, these three DACs will keep the music spinning

IntroductionWord on the street is that the iPhone 7 will ditch the industry standard 3.5mm headphone jack in favour of a smaller 2mm connector or – …

Headphones

What Is Apple, Inc. Building?

Apple Campus 2 isn't the only thing that the Mac maker is working on. Image source: Apple.<p>I know this is a silly question before I ask it, but what is <b>Apple</b> building?<p>The reason I ask is because Apple's overall R&D expenses continue to march steadily higher -- by a lot. Once upon a time, the Mac …

Stocks

The Instagram collecting creative inspirations

@dazedfashion’s Instagram of the week is @referencebank, an account sourcing references from the best artistic minds<p>Described as ‘a tool to widen your creative references and expand your practice’, @referencebank is the Instagram account gathering the best in visual inspiration from a host of …

The Woman Who Made The 1984 Olympics A Masterpiece Of Design

In one of her final interviews, the late graphic designer Deborah Sussman speaks about the project that brought her the most pride.<p>The world of environmental graphic design owes a great debt to Deborah Sussman (1931–2014), one of the industry’s first practitioners.<p>Born in Brooklyn and educated at …

Why Apple Is Spending Crazy Amounts of Money On New Ideas

One of the hallmarks of Silicon Valley companies is that they tend to increase their research and development (R&D) budget during tough times, not …

Apple

'WhoApp' Provides Users With Detailed Unknown Caller Information for Free [Updated]

A new iOS app launching today, called WhoApp, plans to provide its users with detailed information about unknown callers soliciting their smartphones. Created by developer TelTech, WhoApp promises to recognize calls from telemarketers, wrong numbers, and potential scammers by returning information …

'Body Hacking' Movement Rises Ahead Of Moral Answers

A curious crowd lingered around Amal Graafstra as he carefully unpacked a pair of gloves, a small sterile blanket and a huge needle. A long line of people were waiting to get tiny computer chips implanted into their hands.<p>Graafstra had set up shop in a booth in the middle of an exhibit hall at the …

Futurism

Apple Music just signed a deal transforming online mixes: What it means for DJs and dance fans

<b>Yesterday, Apple Music announced a deal that could totally transform online mix culture – and deliver a serious blow to rivals SoundCloud, Spotify</b> …

Europe Wants More Info About Apple’s Tax Haven

European Union antitrust regulators have asked Ireland to provide further details on the country's tax deal with Apple before deciding whether this …

Taxes

Vic Gundotra, Former Google+ Boss, Is Building a Heart Monitor for the Apple Watch

The exec hand-picked two Googlers to lead his new company.<p>AliveCor, a startup that builds heart-monitoring sensors for smartphones, is building sensors for another mobile device: The Apple Watch. AliveCor is also putting out a new app replete with speech-recognition features that, paired with the …

Smartwatches

Subgraph will be Snowden's OS of choice - but it's not quite ready for humans yet

Subgraph OS launched in public alpha at the weekend’s tech and democracy-focused Logan CIJ Symposium and got an endorsement from Ed Snowden – stamping it with some promise that it could be our future answer to an insecure online world.<p>“The internet is more hostile than its ever been,” the company’s …

Microsoft Office

Billion-light-year galactic wall may be largest object in cosmos

Astronomers peering into the distant universe have discovered the BOSS Great Wall, a vast superstructure of 830 galaxies that is a billion light …

Universe