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Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip

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Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip

- Tech firms continue to battle it out for the top spot in the field of artificial intelligence, and Apple is joining the competition with plans to create a dedicated A.I. processor for its line of iPhones. . . Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip Tech firms continue to battle it out for the top spot in the field of artificial intelligence, and Apple is joining the competition with plans to create a dedicated A

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Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip

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Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip

- Tech firms continue to battle it out for the top spot in the field of artificial intelligence, and Apple is joining the competition with plans to create a dedicated A.I. processor for its line of iPhones. . . Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip Tech firms continue to battle it out for the top spot in the field of artificial intelligence, and Apple is joining the competition with plans to create a dedicated A

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Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip

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Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip

- Tech firms continue to battle it out for the top spot in the field of artificial intelligence, and Apple is joining the competition with plans to create a dedicated A.I. processor for its line of iPhones. . . Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip Tech firms continue to battle it out for the top spot in the field of artificial intelligence, and Apple is joining the competition with plans to create a dedicated A

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Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip

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Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip

- Tech firms continue to battle it out for the top spot in the field of artificial intelligence, and Apple is joining the competition with plans to create a dedicated A.I. processor for its line of iPhones. . . Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip Tech firms continue to battle it out for the top spot in the field of artificial intelligence, and Apple is joining the competition with plans to create a dedicated A

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Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip

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Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip

- Tech firms continue to battle it out for the top spot in the field of artificial intelligence, and Apple is joining the competition with plans to create a dedicated A.I. processor for its line of iPhones. . . Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip Tech firms continue to battle it out for the top spot in the field of artificial intelligence, and Apple is joining the competition with plans to create a dedicated A

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Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip

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Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip

- Tech firms continue to battle it out for the top spot in the field of artificial intelligence, and Apple is joining the competition with plans to create a dedicated A.I. processor for its line of iPhones. . . Apple's iPhone 8 could come with AI chip Tech firms continue to battle it out for the top spot in the field of artificial intelligence, and Apple is joining the competition with plans to create a dedicated A

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Your smartphone obsession may up behaviour issues in kids

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Your smartphone obsession may up behaviour issues in kids

- Parents, take note! Interrupting family time by constantly checking your smartphone - a phenomenon dubbed as 'technoference' - may increase behaviour problems in your kids, scientists have found. Researchers, including those from Illinois State University in the US, found that even low or seemingly normal amounts of tech-related interruption were associated with greater child behaviour problems, such as oversensitivity, hot tempers, hyperactivity and whining

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Airport Security Lines Are About to Get Worse―A Perfect Advertisement for TSA PreCheck

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Airport Security Lines Are About to Get Worse―A Perfect Advertisement for TSA PreCheck

- Your laptop isn’t the only item you’ll have to part with at airport security. For over a year, the Transportation Security Administration has been quietly testing new security requirements at 10 U.S. airports, including in Los Angeles, Boston and Las Vegas, that require passengers to remove any electronic item larger than a cellphone, not just laptops, from carry-on baggage so scanners can better read the contents of the luggage

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This Week's Cover of 'The New Yorker' Was Sketched on an iPad

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This Week's Cover of 'The New Yorker' Was Sketched on an iPad

- This week's cover of The New Yorker has been sketched using an iPad and Apple Pencil, created by illustrator Jorge Colombo. The image depicts Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn Heights that Colombo frequents, with the artwork capturing a couple of basketball games and spectators at the park. Apple CEO Tim Cook shared The New Yorker cover on Twitter this morning, with a quote from Colombo who mentioned his fear that one of the basketballs would fly near him and hit his iPad

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Manchester Ariana Grande Concert Bombing: iPhone 6s Plus Saved A Woman From Salman Abedi’s Bomb

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Manchester Ariana Grande Concert Bombing: iPhone 6s Plus Saved A Woman From Salman Abedi’s Bomb

- Manchester Ariana Grande concert bombing by Salman Abedi shocked the world as it reportedly resulted in the death of 22 people. Among the 119 injured, a recent story of a mother surfaced online, who was reportedly saved by her iPhone 6s Plus. The 45-year-old Lisa Bridgett was speaking into her iPhone 6s Plus after the Ariana Grande concert when the explosion sent the steel nut towards her head

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Android founder will unveil his new company's smartphone on May 30

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Android founder will unveil his new company's smartphone on May 30

- Andy Rubin's new smartphone will make its debut on May 30. A tweet posted by the Twitter account for Essential, the name of Andy Rubin's new company, confirmed on Thursday that "something big is coming May 30." Read the Rubin teased the new smartphone, which appears to lack any bezels along the side of the screen, back in March

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The new Samsung Galaxy does 27 things the iPhone doesn't

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The new Samsung Galaxy does 27 things the iPhone doesn't

- Every spring, Samsung introduces a new Galaxy phone; every fall, Apple (AAPL) counterpunches with a new iPhone. At the moment, we find ourselves in mid-cycle: Samsung has just released its Galaxy S8, and the iPhone 8 is still a summer away. The S8 is a gorgeous phone. It’s a hardware masterpiece, it’s getting rave reviews, and—hey!—so far, nobody’s battery has exploded

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Research could bring 'drastically' higher resolution to your TV and smartphone

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Research could bring 'drastically' higher resolution to your TV and smartphone

- Researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed a new color changing surface tunable through electrical voltage - a breakthrough that could lead to three times the resolution for televisions, smartphones and other devices. Video screens are made up of hundreds of thousands of pixels that display different colors to form the images. With current technology, each of these pixels contain three subpixels—one red, one green, one blue

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New York Mag's Lauren Kern Named First Editor-in-Chief of Apple News

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New York Mag's Lauren Kern Named First Editor-in-Chief of Apple News

- Lauren Kern, Executive Editor at New York Magazine, has been named as the first editor-in-chief of Apple News. , according to Politico. It's unclear what exactly the role will entail, but it suggests Apple has bigger ambitions of some kind for its News app on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Kern declined to comment for the story, and Apple has yet to confirm the hiring

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Apple’s iPhone 8 Dummy Model Hands-On Video Leaked, New Flagship Device Lacks Home Button, Touch ID Sensors

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Apple’s iPhone 8 Dummy Model Hands-On Video Leaked, New Flagship Device Lacks Home Button, Touch ID Sensors

- Apple’s iPhone 8 has become the center of attention once again after a video clip showing a hands-on of a dummy model for the device. Footage of an iPhone 8 dummy model hands-on has emerged online, confirming some of the most talked about possibilities for the new Apple flagship device. Posted on YouTube by Benjamin Geskin using the account iVenyaWay, the 10-second footage provides iPhone 8 anticipators a quick-but-meaningful glance at the new Apple device

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Fitness trackers are terrible at counting calories, says Stanford study

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Fitness trackers are terrible at counting calories, says Stanford study

- Wearable makers, like Apple Watch and Fitbit, are getting better at tracking heart rate, according to a new study from researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine. But those that measure calories are far from accurate. The researchers conducted a study to assess the quality of wearable trackers after finding a lack of data in peer-reviewed journals. "Anytime we get data from a patient via a device, we have questions about the accuracy," said Euan Ashley, an associate professor at Stanford, who focuses on cardiovascular medicine

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DJI debuts $499 Spark handheld drone with hand-gesture controls, 1080p video camera
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DJI Reveals $500 Miniature-Sized Personal Drone 'DJI Spark' With Gesture Controls
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With a Bazaar of Gizmos and Apps, Tackling Readers’ Tech Questions
With a Bazaar of Gizmos and Apps, Tackling Readers’ Tech Questions Among those products, which is your favorite and why? Smartphones have wiped out my need for most other gadgets, so I have a symbiotic relationship with my iPhone. I knew that I was on the hook when Steve Jobs announced the product back in January 2007, because there was so much obvious potential. I got my first iPhone the day the product was released ()   Read More ...
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Reality Check: What Does, and Doesn’t, Protect Your Smartphone
Reality Check: What Does, and Doesn’t, Protect Your Smartphone It turns out that in most scenarios, all you need is a case or a screen protector, or a combination of both. And you should probably think twice about buying extended warranty, but consider an insurance plan if you are concerned about damage, loss and theft. Screen protectors are a partial solution A shattered smartphone screen is always a sad sight   Read More ...
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The OnePlus 5 Would Not Hold A Candle To The Galaxy S8’s Infinity Display, But It Might Have A Trippy Color
The OnePlus 5 Would Not Hold A Candle To The Galaxy S8’s Infinity Display, But It Might Have A Trippy Color The OnePlus 5 has been making rounds in the rumor mill for quite some time now, and though the device’s release date remains a mystery for now, the specs and features of the device have begun leaking in a steady stream. Interestingly, a slate of new rumors and statements from OnePlus itself has brought some new light on the upcoming flagship killer   Read More ...
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Apple Launches App Development Curriculum for U.S. High School and College Students
Apple Launches App Development Curriculum for U.S. High School and College Students Apple today announced a new app development curriculum designed for students who want to pursue careers in the fast-growing app economy. The   Read More ...
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Ikea's cheap smart lighting will be Apple HomeKit, Google Home, and Amazon Alexa compatible
Ikea's cheap smart lighting will be Apple HomeKit, Google Home, and Amazon Alexa compatible Ikea's low-cost TRÅDFRI smart lights first announced in Europe last year, will soon get voice control for owners of Google Home, Apple HomeKit, and Amazon Alexa devices.   Read More ...
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