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Apple Watch Likely to Adopt MicroLED Display Technology in 3-4 Years

This year's Apple Watch Series 6 is expected to feature an OLED screen like previous models, but a future model is likely to be the first Apple product to adopt MicroLED display technology, albeit not for another three to four years. That's the main takeaway reading between the lines of comments made by the chairman…

E Ink demos a folding e-reader that can also take notes

Folding smartphones are slowly making their way into the mainstream. Could foldable e-readers be next? The E Ink Corporation, the company behind the digital paper tech found in the majority of e-readers, is trying to make it happen. The firm’s R&D lab has been developing foldable e-ink screens for a while, and its latest prototype…

William English, Computer Mouse Co-Creator, Has Passed

We are saddened to report that William English, co-inventor of the computer mouse, died July 26 in San Rafael, California. He was 91 years old. Bill at the controls at Stanford Research Institute. Image via MSNEvery piece of technology starts with a vision, a vague notion of how a thing could or should be. The…

Apple Buys Startup to Challenge Square in Mobile Payments

Special Report: You Could Lose or Make a Fortune Mobeewave's technology could transform every iPhone into a mobile payment terminal. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has reportedly acquired a Canadian start-up with technology that could be used to turn every iPhone into a contactless payment acceptance device, directly challenging Square (NYSE:SQ), which is the leading provider of mobile…

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The strange, thorny and sometimes sleazy origins of 11 tech terms you use every day

This may be what you imagine when you think of online trolls, but the slang word for internet miscreants has far fishier origins. Seth Rosenblatt/CNET Can you tell an emoji from an emoticon? Foobar from FOMO? A flamewar from a firewall? If these tech terms make perfect sense to you, congratulations -- you're no longer a digital noob. But do you know why we call…
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Future Apple Pencil Could Have Sensor to Sample...

Apple is exploring new Apple Pencil technology that could allow the device to sample colors from the real world to use in digital art, drawings, edits, and more, according to an Apple patent application published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office this week. Titled "Computer System With Color Sampling Stylus," the patent describes…

The Mavic Mini is the Right Drone for...

Consumer drones were first released in 2010, and over the years, the technology, size and price have improved considerably. The DJI Mavic 2 Pro, for example, folds up to the size of a brick, features a Hasselblad-badged 20MP camera, and cost about $1550. But unless you’re a photographer who specializes in aerial photography, the cost…

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Apple To Release The Cheapest MacBook Ever…And Other Small Business Tech News

(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) ASSOCIATED PRESS Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 — This MacBook could be the cheapest Apple laptop ever, according to a new report. According to newly leaked data, the new Macbook with Apple Silicon will be…

Apple reportedly acquires startup that could turn iPhones into payment terminals

Apple has acquired a startup with technology that could turn iPhones into mobile payment terminals, Bloomberg reported. Montreal-based Mobeewave has tech that requires only an NFC chip to work, allowing users to tap either their smartphone or a credit card to another phone for payment processing. NFC chips have been included in iPhones since the…

Apple acquires startup that turns iPhones into payment terminals, reportedly for $100 million

Apple has acquired a startup, Mobeewave Inc., that developed technology to turn iPhones into mobile payment terminals, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Citing people familiar with the matter, today’s report says the deal was worth around $100 million. Apple confirmed the deal with its standard statement about its acquisition strategy. “Apple buys smaller…

Animal Crossing: New Horizons guide to Dreaming and Dream Addresses

Animal Crossing: New Horizons now has a dream feature, allowing players to visit other islands without having to go to the airport. The other player doesn’t even need to be online. (To use dreams, you’ll need a Nintendo Switch Online subscription.) That said, you won’t be able to buy any items or pick any fruits…

Tim Cook will testify that Apple is in fierce competition with Google and Huawei

Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, speaks in Brussels, on October 24, 2018.ARis Oikonomou | AFP | Getty ImagesApple CEO Tim Cook plans to tell the House Antitrust Subcommittee on Wednesday that the company is in fierce competition with rivals for the smartphone market."The smartphone market is fiercely competitive, and companies like Samsung, LG, Huawei, and Google…

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Apple acquires startup that turns iPhones into payment terminals, reportedly for $100 million

Apple has acquired a startup, Mobeewave Inc., that developed technology to turn iPhones into mobile payment terminals, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Citing people familiar with the matter, today’s report says the deal was worth around $100 million. Apple confirmed the deal with its standard statement about its acquisition strategy. “Apple buys smaller…

Tesla Claims That The New York Times Was Lying About The Model S Range

So a few days ago there was an article in the New York Times about the new Model S...

Impressive $45 BeagleBone Linux PC Goes On Sale, For Your Robot Building Or Developer Needs

The market for cheap single-board computers is becoming one of the most surprisingly competitive spaces in the tech industry....

NYC Judge Gives The OK To Taxi Riders Using Apps To Hail Cabs

In times past, a person who could stick a couple fingers in her mouth and whistle down a yellow...

New lithium-ion battery design that’s 2,000 times more powerful, recharges 1,000 times faster

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new lithium-ion battery technology that is 2,000 times...

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Gates, Bezos bet on flow battery technology, a potential rival to big bets on lithium-ion

ESS, which makes long-duration, iron flow batteries, secured $30 million in a Series C investment round from Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), the group of private investors led by Bill Gates and fellow billionaires Jeff Bezos, Michael Bloomberg, Richard Branson and Jack Ma, among others.ESSA UN report on climate change released Nov. 26 amounted to a…

Here is what is new in Windows 10 version 2004

The next version of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system is Windows 10 version 2004 (formerly known as Windows 10 20H1). While it won't be released for a while, it is more or less feature-complete already. The following information is based mostly on Insider builds but also on information that Microsoft provided, e.g. on its development…

This gadget adds advanced adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping technology to your car

Published on Jan 9, 2020The Comma.ai CEO rolled out the latest version of his company's assisted-driving hardware here at CES 2020, featuring a more user-friendly interface and a cleaner install. The Comma Two is a piece of hardware about the size of a smartphone that can be mounted on your windshield. A forward-facing camera shows…
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Adobe Photoshop Camera Release Info

Adobe just announced a new app that will essentially allow users to utilize select Photoshop editing features directly through a smartphone’s camera. Aptly named Photoshop Camera, the app marks a step for Adobe towards creating product for a wider consumer audience that expands upon its core user group of professionals and designers. “The core genesis…

Apple acquires startup that turns iPhones into payment terminals, reportedly for $100 million

Apple has acquired a startup, Mobeewave Inc., that developed technology to turn iPhones into mobile payment terminals, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Citing people familiar with the matter, today’s report says the deal was worth around $100 million. Apple confirmed the deal with its standard statement about its acquisition strategy. “Apple buys smaller…

World’s First Airborne Wind Turbine Bringing Renewable Energy & WiFi to Alaska

Wind turbines have become airborne! An enormous helium-filled wind turbine will soon float over the city of Fairbanks, Alaska to produce enough electricity for...

Our Favorite Cheap 4K TV Looks Even Better With Quantum Dot Technology

“Quantum dot” technology sounds like a fake invention, something made up by a well-meaning marketing team. Well, it is, and it isn’t. Although different companies have different brand names for their own recipes, quantum dot displays are a real innovation that allows TVs to show off a wider range of colors, and they’ve become one…

VPNs will change forever with the arrival of WireGuard into Linux

After years of development WireGuard, a revolutionary approach to Virtual Private Networks (VPN) was finally fast-tracked to the Linux kernel. Now, at long last, WireGuard is in Linus Torvald's code tree. That means WireGuard should appear in the Linux kernel 5.6 release. This may be as early as April 2020.  This has the potential to change…

A New Chinese Supercomputer Goes Into Beta: (Tianhe 2 Ahead Of Schedule And On Budget)

In April 2014, the Tianhe 2 supercomputer began offering computing power to public users while the system continues debugging and fine tuning. It has...

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This Smart Faucet Should Pour Exactly the Amount of Water You Need at the Perfect Temperature

Gif: MoenThree years at CES 2017 Moen revealed a smart shower system that could be preheated from your smartphone without having to climb out of bed in the morning. This year the company is bringing that technology to the kitchen with a new smart faucet that delivers some surprisingly practical features.The U by Moen smart…

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 flagship fabricated on TSMC 7nm without EUV

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 flagship fabricated on TSMC 7nm without EUV Julian Ho, Hawaii; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES Friday 6 December 2019 TSMC uses its N7, the foundry's 7nm process without EUV, to fabricate Qualcomm's latest flagship processor, Snapdragon 865 series. Nevertheless, its Snapdragon 765 chips are being manufactured using Samsung's EUV-based 7nm process technology.Keith Kressin, senior…

With $84 million in new cash, Commonwealth Fusion is on track for a demonstration fusion reactor by 2025

Commonwealth Fusion Systems closed on its latest $84 million in new funding two weeks ago. The U.S. was still very much in the lockdown phase and getting a deal done, especially a multi-million dollar investment in a new technology aiming to make commercial nuclear fusion a reality after decades of hype, was “an interesting thing”…

Nannytechnology: Thanks for breaking my medical marijuana vape, Apple

Apple has decided without warning to remove all vape-related apps from the App Store, according to Axios. This decision is reportedly in response to a health crisis under investigation by the Center for Disease Control, in which 42 people have died in connection to vaping illicit nicotine and marijuana vape cartridges.   The move comes…

Chuck Peddle Dies at 82; His $25 Chip Helped Start the PC Age

His invention brought digital technology to a new breed of consumer devices and powered early Apple and Commodore computers. The computer engineer Chuck Peddle in 1977. The chip he helped develop powered the first big wave of personal computers.Credit...Tom Munnecke/Getty ImagesDec. 24, 2019, 2:52 p.m. ETChuck Peddle, the engineer and entrepreneur who helped launch the…

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Got an early iPhone or iPad? Update now or turn it into a paperweight

If you own an Apple iPhone 5, iPhone 4s or one of the early iPads with cellular connectivity, your device is about to be turned into a vintage technology paperweight by the GPS rollover problem that we wrote about in April. Before we explain why, we should say it is possible to avoid this fate…

A Glance At The Inside of North Korea

Here's the latest from amateur photographer Cyrus Patrick, who took a trip with the National Geographic foundation across the border before tensions got high....

Tracking infected people in minutes -19

Published on Jun 4, 2020South Korea is now aiming to track down people infected with the coronavirus in less than an hour, using the latest technology. The country has had one of the world’s most successful strategies for dealing with the virus, with fewer than 300 people recorded as having died from Covid-19.Meanwhile Boris Johnson…

Crowd Sourced Bicycle Typologies and 3d Model Counterparts from Artist Gianluca Gimini.

You might have noticed there’s something wrong with this bike. Or you might have not. This bicycle is missing a very important part of its...

IBM’s Watson: The Debater

“Can a computer with access to large bodies of information like Wikipedia extract relevant information, digest and reason on that information and understand the...

Bill Gates calls GMOs ‘perfectly healthy’ – Scientists agree

In a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" on Tuesday, Gates said that not only does he view genetically modified foods as "perfectly healthy," but that he...
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Big Names, Vimeo, Redbox Instant and Plex Lead Charge To Offer Chromecast Support

It's been less than a week and already there's a frenzy of companies gearing up for Chromecast; Google's new take on digitalizing video streaming. It...

Coronavirus could be catalyst to reinvigorate virtual reality headsets

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., demonstrates an Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and Oculus Touch controllers as the gives a demonstration during the Oculus Connect 3 event in San Jose, California.David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesFor the more than 90% of Americans who have been cooped up…

Consumer Electronics Show planning to highlight sex toys at 2021 show

January 9, 2020 | 10:29pm Enlarge Image The booth for Crave, a luxury vibrator company. AFP via Getty Images Next year’s CES might as well be spelled SEX. Technology used for sexual pleasure was such a hit at CES 2020 that the show’s organizing committee is already planning to play it up again next year,…

Meet The Man Who Sold His Fate For $1 A Share: Mike Merrill

On January 26, 2008, a 30-year-old part-time entrepreneur named Mike Merrill decided to sell himself on the open market. He divided himself into 100,000...

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New Ground-Breaking Apple iPad Pro Coming, Reports Say

iPad Pro 2020: Will the next version have a whole new display tech? David Phelan The latest iPad Pro was released just weeks ago but a strikingly different tablet is on its way from Apple, it seems. The long-rumored move to Mini LED display technology looks set to happen in 2021. MORE FROM FORBESAirPods 3…

A Glance At The Inside of North Korea

Here's the latest from amateur photographer Cyrus Patrick, who took a trip with the National Geographic foundation across the border before tensions got high....

Mark Zuckerberg wants a brain-reading device to ‘control something in virtual or augmented reality’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg got candid with the company's intention of creating wearables that can read people's brains. At an ongoing discussion series run by Facebook, Zuckerberg talked about the idea of technology that can translate brain signals into us…
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Stop-Motion Animation of The History Of Typography

Let’s face it, fonts and typefaces have officially become a mainstream obsession. In our current design-centric culture, terms like sans-serif, Helvetica, and — heaven...

AT&T on track to cover 1.1M rural locations with fixed wireless LTE this year

AT&T's Igal Elbaz, SVP of the company's wireless technology operations, said that the operator today covers roughly 880,000 customer locations with its LTE fixed wireless technology. And he said AT&T expects to reach its previously announced goal of 1.1 million locations by the end of this year. "We know that fixed wireless works," Elbaz said…

PS5 and Xbox Series X will achieve dream of ‘movie-quality graphics’, says Epic

Epic Games’ chief technology officer has claimed that PS5 and Xbox Series X will enable him to achieve his “lifelong dream” of delivering movie-quality visuals in video games.Speaking in the latest issue of Official PlayStation Magazine UK, Epic’s Kim Liberi claimed the new consoles would fulfil his longtime goal partly thanks to Unreal Engine 5’s…

Huge leak might’ve revealed Samsung’s price for the Galaxy Fold 2

Samsung has had a tough year when it comes to marketing and selling foldable phones. That’s not because the technology isn’t interesting to consumers, but because the first phone Samsung ever made turned out to be a lot easier to damage than we’d have liked. The Galaxy Fold required several fixes that would prevent screen…

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Nannytechnology: Thanks for breaking my medical marijuana vape, Apple

Apple has decided without warning to remove all vape-related apps from the App Store, according to Axios. This decision is reportedly in response to a health crisis under investigation by the Center for Disease Control, in which 42 people have died in connection to vaping illicit nicotine and marijuana vape cartridges.   The move comes…

FTL: Faster Than Light. A Hands On Review.

Meet Faster Than Light, otherwise known as FTL, a modern space strategy Roguelike game. FTL is one of the years best indie games, with a difficulty level...

HomeKit Weekly: August Smart Lock Pro is exactly why smart home technology was created

As someone who loves technology, it’s easy to get excited about new things. I love to tinker with the latest gadgets, but I know for those who aren’t into this stuff, that seems like a nightmare. My wife could care less about technology. As long as it makes her life easier, she’s content. She wants…

How Good You Are At Geography? Play Geoguessr to find out!

Think you’re a geography expert? Test your knowledge with Geoguessr – the game that proves how well you know the world! First, move around...