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Apple Watch Series 3 will bring big boost for one supplier

One Apple supplier is expected to enjoy a significant boost from Apple Watch Series 3.<p>Quanta Computer is likely to see strong revenues during the second half of 2017 ahead of an Apple Watch refresh this fall — despite the addition of Compal Electronics, another manufacturer, being added to the …

Apple Watch

See how Tesla’s Model 3 has changed since its debut

EV fans and some 400,000 buyers are excited about Tesla Model 3 production and upcoming first deliveries, largely because it's one of the first affordable, long-range electric cars. There's also the Tesla mystique -- with the comely Model S and X EVs, Musk & Co. showed they have serious design …

Duo set record for driving an electric car coast-to-coast

It's relatively easy to drive from one end of the US to the other in an electric car now that there are enough charging stations. But driving <i>quickly</i> across the country is another matter -- and that makes the recent achievement of Bradly D'Souza and Jordan Hart all the more impressive. As part of an …

Google takes on Amazon’s Prime Day with hot Home deal

It’s almost Prime Day, which means you should get your Amazon Prime affairs to make sure you can take advantage of Amazon’s special offers. And while …

Grab the NVIDIA Shield TV for £169 in the UK

As part of Amazon's Prime Day sale, the retailer is offering a £20 discount on the NVIDIA Shield TV, bringing it down to £169. That's for the model …

Smart speaker calls 911 during domestic dispute, police rescue woman and daughter

It can be a nuisance when a smart home device such as Google Home or Amazon Echo is inadvertently invoked. But it can also be a lifesaver.<p><i>ABC News</i> …

Domestic Violence

Common Galaxy S8 problems and how to fix them

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are great phones, but no device is perfect and there's a chance you may be having some issues with yours over time. Lower than …

(Update: working again) Galaxy S8 T-Mobile update blocks Bixby button remapping and that’s a dumb move

<b>Update (7/10):</b> Jawomo,the developer behind bxActions – the popular Bixby remapping app – has confirmed that the app now features a “compatibility mode” which will let Galaxy S8 users continue to use the app without any problem even if they are on T-Mobile and Sprint and have installed the latest …

Bixby

Baidu Adds Momentum To NVIDIA's Lead In AI

It is not much of an exaggeration to say that Artificial Intelligence (AI), in its present form, would not be possible without NVIDIA GPUs. NVIDIA has enjoyed near-universal support from some of the largest adopters of Machine Learning technology, as NVIDIA’s speedy GPUs accelerate the training and …

Artificial Intelligence

BlackBerry says it has already put measures in place to fix the Keyone’s display

I’ll be the first to admit that the BlackBerry Keyone isn’t for everyone, but it’s a phone I quite enjoy using. It’s not without flaws, though. The hardware may be stellar, but it was recently discovered that TCL wasn’t applying proper adhesives behind the display. The other day, BlackBerry …

Xiaomi’s Bluetooth headphone receiver looks super sleek and is super cheap

Probably only ever going to be available in China, though<p>Bluetooth headphone receivers are more or less a dime a dozen these days. Just browse Amazon and you’ll see tons of chunky, plastic $15 dongles that attach to the end of a headphone or an aux jack to let you add Bluetooth audio to older …

Consumer Tech

Acura is livestreaming an augmented reality race on Facebook

Honda's luxury car brand Acura is set to livestream an augmented reality race featuring its 2018 TLX A-Spec sedan. The event will see four drivers hit a real track while wearing AR helmets that will create new virtual environments for each lap. Aside from spectating, viewers will also be able to …

Augmented Reality

Pinterest head of design on accessibility through better design

August de los Reyes is the head of design and research at Pinterest. In this episode, he shares how a personal life event forever altered his outlook on design, what inclusive design means to him, and why diverse teams have the best shot at combatting disabilities and exclusion.<p>According to de los …

Disability

Converging consumer values in China and the U.S. are creating millennials without borders

Marketers love slicing and dicing by region: APAC, NorAm, LatAm, MENA, ANZ, etc. But what if the best way to slice is no longer by geography, but by age?<p>Marketers may need to geo-locate for one-off campaigns, but as technology adoption influences our daily routines, forward-thinking entrepreneurs …

Branding

A third of millennials have used Venmo to pay for drugs

A new survey finds that 33% of millennials have used Venmo, the payments app owned by PayPal that’s popular with the demographic, to buy illicit drugs.<p>The survey asked respondents if they had used the app to buy marijuana, Aderall, cocaine, or other illegal narcotics:<p>The survey was commissioned by …

FinTech

Waymo is training its self-driving vans to pull over for the cops

Self-driving cars could be on public roads soon — so shouldn't they be ready to handle every possible variable of the driving experience?<p>That's what …

Twitter brings the fight to trolls by letting you auto-mute new accounts

Fighting trolls on the web is an everlasting battle, but Twitter’s been on a bit of a roll with features to keep the haters at bay. The company is today adding the ability to mute notifications from new users and people who don’t follow you.<p>That builds upon the updates released in March, with which …