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Facebook hopes to prove AR is more than selfie filters and games

As I sit surrounded by software engineers in a conference room with no natural light, playing augmented reality games on an iPhone, I forget for a second that I'm in Seattle visiting Facebook. Not Amazon or Microsoft.

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BPA-free plastic doubts raise new health concerns

BPA-free plastic may not be the health safeguard it was once believed to be, with new research indicating the risks involved in plastic bottles and food containers could be just as high as the BPA it replaced. The early study has suggested that – in mice at least – chemicals in BPA-free plastics could trigger reproductive problems.

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Smartwatches promised to make us healthier and they finally might

It's been a big week for smartwatches. Big month, really. On Wednesday, Apple unveiled the latest version of its Watch, which -- in addition to cosmetic updates -- got new features like an FDA-cleared ECG app, irregular heart rate notification and fa...

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Researchers create flying robot that mimics insect flight

Anyone who has ever tried to smack a fly that was annoying them knows how fast the little bugs can move and how agile they are. Scientists have been trying to create robots that can fly like insects and birds for a long time. A new flying robot has been created by researchers at TU Delft from the Micro Air … Continue reading

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Samsung teases a new Galaxy device with “4x fun”

If you thought Samsung is already done for the year, then you obviously don’t know Samsung.

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Lexus’ New ES ditches side mirrors for video cameras

Lexus has announced that when the new ES goes on sale in later October it will have a world’s first integrated. The side mirrors that all cars use today are replaced on the ES with side stalks with video cameras in them

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Huawei pokes fun at new iPhones to promote Mate 20 event

Apple has just pulled the covers off this year’s iPhones and, unsurprisingly, rivals and haters have lost no time pointing out the holes in Apple’s strategy this year. Surprisingly, Samsung is holding its tongue but the OEM that just dethroned Apple as the world’s second largest smartphone definitely isn’t.

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BMW’s autonomous R 1200 GS motorcycle is a safety equipment testbed

BMW Motorrad has unveiled an autonomous motorcycle that is cooler than most of the autonomous cars that are out there.

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Galaxy S10 tipped to make same triple play as Apple

Many say that everyone just copies Apple. In some cases, it can be true (though probably not “everyone”), other times it may be the other way around. But the advantage of being “first” is that everyone else will be seen as aping the pioneer.

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Beats adds headphone color options to match new iPhone XS and XR

Consumers planning to buy one of the newly introduced iPhone models will also soon be able to order Beats headphones and earbuds with a matching color. Beats introduced the new color options today alongside the Apple event, during which time the latter company unveiled its new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR models. READ: iPhone XR hands-on: A … Continue reading

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