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Ruggie makes you step on it to silence morning alarm

Waking up early is difficult, and thanks to the ever present snooze button, many people have overslept their alarm and ended up late to work. We’ve seen various solutions to that, some more complicated than others, and Ruggie is newest among them

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Amazon beats out Netflix at Golden Globes

Netflix may have kicked off the original content game, but Amazon has proven itself to be fierce competition. The latter company took home two Golden Globe awards while Netflix, despite several nominations, didn't get any. This comes at a time when Amazon's original content has increased in both quality and notoriety, particularly in light of its Transparent episodic series.

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Finally, a lithium battery that doesn’t explode

When lithium-ion batteries overheat they expand and on some occasions, erupt into flames. It's the reason low-quality hoverboards keep exploding and can't be taken on flights

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Zeiss and Fellowes Brand unveil trio of smartphone lenses

Zeiss and Fellowes Brand have announced a collaboration to produce lenses for smartphones, the first three of which were recently shown off at CES 2016. The two companies plan to launch telephoto, macro, and wide-angle lenses for the iPhone in the second quarter of this year, doing so with Zeiss optics in conjunction with the Fellowes ExoLens brand.

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Apple’s latest iOS, Watch and TV betas pack big features

Apple's pre-release software isn't usually buzz-worthy outside of major revamps, but there's definitely a reason to take notice today. The company's iOS 9.3, tvOS 9.2 and WatchOS 2.2 betas all introduce some hefty upgrades that are likely to get som...

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is the UK’s biggest ever film

We knew that Star Wars: The Force Awakens would be a popular film, but the sheer speed at which it's breaking box office records has still taken us by surprise. It's now the biggest movie in UK history, raking in a whopping £104 million after 2...

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Apple doesn’t know how people are using its News app

Apple has admitted that it has no idea how many people are using its News app, according to the WSJ. The confession doesn't put the company in too bad a light, because Apple believes it has been undercounting its users. VP Eddy Cue said that, "We don...

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Motorola clarifies its rebranding scheme

We've said it before and this time, Motorola itself is setting the record straight. Motorola Mobility, the formal name of the subsidiary that Lenovo purchased from Google, isn't going anywhere

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With Summon, your Tesla gets a virtual valet

A free software update has taught Tesla's Model S to autonomously park itself and then return, summoned from the keyfob like a virtual valet. Dubbed "Summon", the new ability is part of Tesla Version 7.1, the latest iteration of the electric car's software which has been released as an over-the-air update this weekend. With Summon, both the Model S and … Continue reading

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NFL talking to Apple and Google about streaming London games

The NFL's streaming test of a London game between the Lions and Chiefs went rather smashingly last year, so it's planning on doing even more in 2016. The league will reportedly live-stream all three games scheduled for London next season and is talki...

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