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Facebook is testing playable game ads so you can try before you buy

If you've played any free-to-play mobile games recently, you'll be familiar with the playable ads that let you try a little bit of gameplay while waiting for the advertisement to time out. Google Play has been trying out its own "try before you buy"...

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Phone use while driving is still a huge problem, but this is helping

Apple’s Do Not Disturb feature appears to be having a positive affect on driver safety, but the lure of the smartphone is still leading to plenty of dangerous driving a new study has concluded. While speeding remains the number one unsafe driving behavior, phone use while at the wheel is right behind it

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FDA: 207 million eggs recalled in nine states over salmonella risk

Indiana-based Rose Acre Farms is initiating a voluntary recall of more than 207 million eggs out of “an abundance of caution” over salmonella risk, according to the FDA. The eggs may be contaminated with a variety of salmonella called Salmonella Braenderup, which can be fatal in compromised individuals and cause serious illness in otherwise health individuals. The eggs were distributed … Continue reading

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Galaxy S10 tenth anniversary phone might be unimpressive

Apple bent over backwards to make its tenth anniversary as spectacular as it can be. Not only did it change the name a bit, the iPhone X also drastically changed the design and the technologies inside. If you expected Samsung would copy its rival yet again, you might be in for a surprise and a disappointment.

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Huawei could be quitting US market after all

Never say never, some advice, and that actually goes both ways. Huawei recently said that it isn’t giving up on the US market just yet, despite mounting government pressure and withholding its latest and greatest flagship, the Huawei P20. Now, however, sources indicate that the Chinese OEM, now the third largest smartphone maker globally, might actually make a U-turn

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Windows Hello wants to replace passwords with keys, fingerprints

Passwords have become practically useless, even dangerous, thanks to human frailty. That is why tech companies keep on trying to kill the password with two-factor authentication, fingerprints, faces, and even security keys.

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LG G7 release details leak: Date with big specs

Today we’re having a peek at the LG G7 ThinQ, a sort-of rebranding of the LG G lineup, but still in the G6 swing of things. To be clear – it would appear as though LG’s latest smartphone won’t be significantly different from its predecessors with any regard to its newly donned “ThinQ” branding.

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Top smartwatches to buy in 2018

Smartwatches aren’t dead. Sure, they’re not the hot sellers they were hoped to be but, here and there, you will find someone wearing a wearable in one form or another. And while not as numerous as smartphones, there are still quite a good number of models available making the choice an equally difficult one

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Google Research combines AR and a Microscope for cancer detection

Google has used its expertise in deep learning and augmented reality to create something that can make a real difference in the medical community. Google has created an augmented reality microscope (ARM) that aids in the detection of cancer.

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Samsung phone design patent shows iPhone X-esque notch

Samsung has patented a smartphone design that features a “notch” similar to the one popularized by the iPhone X. The controversial design element has appeared in a growing number of smartphones, and the patent hints that a Samsung model may one day be featured among them.

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