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iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus New Complaints Cite Disconnected Calls, Bluetooth Connectivity Issues And More

While the demand for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus handsets is skyrocketing, several owners of Apple’s newest smartphones are already experiencing …

Tencent's kids smartwatch is both cute and connected

While there are already a handful of connected wearables for kids in the market, here's one with a more complete set of features. Courtesy of Chinese tech giant Tencent, this QQ Watch comes with a 1.12-inch 128 x 128 OLED screen, IP65 ruggedness, an SOS call button and its very own 2G radio. More …

Batteries

Doctors should prescribe e-cigarettes to smokers: UK

E-cigarettes should be prescribed to smokers to help them quit the habit, British public health experts recommended in a study on Wednesday.<p>The study …

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Pendulum accessory turns Apple Watch into a necklace pendant or pocket watch

A new product from Bucardo turns the Apple Watch into a necklace pendant or a pocket watch with the company’s upcoming <i>Pendulum Collection</i> of jewelry accessories.<p>The collection includes a vintage-style pocket watch accessory for the 42mm Apple Watch in two styles, and a line of pendant necklaces for …

Singapore’s DBS bank brings its Paylah mobile payments app to Apple Watch

Singaporean bank DBS is bringing its DBS Paylah app to the Apple Watch, it announced today. DBS Paylah is a mobile payment app for iOS and Android …

Hideous Apple Watch power strap will almost triple battery life

One of the main complaints Apple Watch naysayers have is that the advertised 18-hour battery life of the wearable is kind of crappy. An expensive, upcoming accessory aims to address that issue, but we’re not sure that the look appeals to us much.<p>The new band is called the Reserve Strap, and while …

Apple suppliers start making iPhones with Force Touch

Singapore greets Apple Watch with a shrug

In tech-savvy Singapore, new Apple <b>(AAPL)</b> products typically trigger snaking lines spanning multiple blocks, but the Apple Watch got short shrift.<p>When …

E-cigarettes safer than normal cigarettes? Experts say otherwise

New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) A simple search on the internet for electronic, or e-cigarettes, throws up a wide variety of choices of online shopping …

4 Reasons Why You Should Be Buying The Singapore Savings Bonds

DollarsAndSense looks at why you should definitely consider investing in the Singapore Savings Bonds.<p><b>1) Virtually risk free! Backed by the Government</b> …

Apple clarifies Space Black Apple Watch won’t hit stores until all online orders fulfilled

This morning, Apple announced that the Apple Watch will arrive in new countries on June 26th and in Apple Retail stores across the globe in two weeks. The company also said that all orders placed through May will ship to customers within two weeks, with the exception of the 42mm Space Black …

Sennheiser pulls Momentum Wireless headphones after Bluetooth issues

Sennheiser's Momentum headphones have been a staff favorite here at Engadget for a while. When the company announced a wireless version at CES, I was eager to get my hands on a pair for review. Unfortunately, when listening to music with the Bluetooth headphones and using an Apple Magic Mouse with …

Consumer Tech

Now, McDonald’s is letting you make your own...

Apple's Cook sees Watch hitting more countries in late June

CEO Tim Cook also boasts that there are already more than 3,500 Apple Watch apps available, which far exceeds his expectations.<p>Apple plans to expand availability of its first smartwatch to more countries by late June, CEO Tim Cook said Monday.<p>The company currently sells the Apple Watch, which …

The (5) best ways to maximize battery life on your iPad

Expected battery life has always been one of the most important factors for consumers when they deciding on what mobile devices to buy. Admittedly, iPad’s have always excelled in this category. However, we often want and/or demand more out of our iPad’s then they ultimately can deliver–at least for …

Your iPhone 6 Plus might be the best Game Boy ever

Remember the good old days of gaming with the original Nintendo Game Boy? I poured countless hours into the handheld gaming platform playing games like The Legend of Zelda, Donkey Kong and Metal Gear Solid as a kid, and now I and everyone else might be able to relive those glory days with the Smart …

Phones

RANKED: The best smartphones in the world

The two newest flagship Android phones, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 go on sale April 10. If you're in the market for a new phone, this is a good month to buy.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and</i> …

How-To: Upload your photos into iCloud Photo Library from your iOS device and iCloud.com

Apple announced Photos last year during the WWDC. The Photos app along with iCloud Photo Library will allow you to store all of your photos in the cloud with iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, provided you upgrade your iCloud storage space to accommodate your iCloud Photo Library. Photos will end up …

Budget 2015: Help for households in GST, income tax, maid levies

Yosemite & iOS 8 How-to: Set up and use AirDrop

With Yosemite and iOS 8 you can use AirDrop to share files between your Mac and iOS devices. This is one of the features of Continuity, which further integrates and connects your Mac and iOS devices. Continuity also includes Handoff, Instant Hotspot, iPhone Cellular Calls and SMS Relay.<p>Initially …

RHA T10i Review: Luxury Earphones with Tunable Sound

Choosing headphones is confusing. Some sets are tuned to get the bass pumping during your workouts. Others are better suited to quietly enjoy classical music. And every manufacturer has its own idea of what sounds “best”.<p>But what if you could tune the sound to your liking without the need for an …

A man named Doom helped create the first atomic bomb and we spoke to him

C 25. That's the badge number of Mr. Lewis G. Doom, one of the men who worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1944 as part of the Manhattan Project: an effort that culminated with two nuclear detonations over Japan and the end of World War II.<p>We first learned about Mr. Doom thanks to a tweet …

AirAsia Flight QZ8501: Carrier confirms Surabaya-Singapore route suspended; plane was flying on unauthorised schedule

JAKARTA - Indonesia Air Asia confirmed that its Surabaya-Singapore route has been suspended by Indonesia's transport ministry but said it would not …

Hot deals ending soon featuring the HyperDrive MacBook Storage Expander [Deals]

If your MacBook is running low on storage and you need to give it a boost, then you don’t want to miss out on getting the ingenious HyperDrive MacBook storage expander. It turns an average MicroSD card into a part of your MacBook’s memory and does so at a low price point.<p>Deals like this one are …

4 Myths About Apple Design, From An Ex-Apple Designer

What’s life really like designing for Apple? An alum shares what he learned during his seven years in Cupertino.<p>Apple is synonymous with upper echelon design, but very little is known about the company’s design process. Most of Apple’s <i>own</i> employees aren’t allowed inside Apple’s fabled design …

UX Design

How to use a Fitbit with Apple Health

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom<p>If you’ve got a Fitbit, and you use an iPhone, there’s a good chance you’d like to sync the stats from your …

16 Things You Didn't Know Your New iPhone Could Do

Take advantage of all the (literally) bigger and better features right at your fingertips.

Free WiFi at all NEL stations by next year: LTA

Free WiFi will soon be available at all North East Line platforms by the end of 2015.<p>Selected platforms at three stations - Bishan, Dhoby Ghaut and …

Swiss watchmaker’s squirming makes Jony Ive sound like a prophet

Luxury Swiss watch makers were originally dismissive of Apple Watch, but now that its launch is inching closer, their tone is changing. TAG Heur’s chief squirmed in front of the press today and announced that his brand is working on something that might be totally amazing. They’re just still …