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Phones are getting more expensive and we’re partly to blame

There are many uncertain things in life but one constant thing next, other than change, is the rising prices of smartphones, particularly the premium ones. Not more than two years ago, consumers would be complaining about how expensive $800 phones are. Analysts scoffed at the iPhone X’s $1,000 price tag and predicted Apple’s humiliating defeat

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iPad mini 5 and 10-inch iPad could give Apple a 2019 tablet hit

Apple’s long neglect of the iPad mini will come to an end in 2019, reports out of China suggest, as part of sweeping changes to the Cupertino firm’s more affordable tablets rumored to kick off in the new year. While 2018 saw significant advancements in high-end models like the iPad Pro 11-inch and iPad Pro 12.9, more affordable – and, … Continue reading

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YouTube glitter bomb video ‘faked’, sort of (but not really)

How can something be fake, but at the same time not fake at all? When it comes to viral content on the internet, anything is possible. Last week we had a peek at the contents of a box made by a former NASA JPL engineer that aimed to deliver glitter bombs to package thieves

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LG CineBeam 4K projector works with just a few inches of space

Earlier this year, LG showed up to CES with the CineBeam HU80K, its first 4K projector. With the HU80K, the focus was on creating a capable projector that was still easily portable

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Huawei P30 Pro details spilled: 3D sensors, 40MP, 5x, 10x zoom

This week the folks at Huawei had a bit of a leak involving both the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro.

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Google Assistant was the smartest AI in 2018, but others are catching up

Loup Ventures has published its annual smart speaker IQ test results, revealing how the four big personal assistant AIs performed when asked 800 questions each.

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Winter solstice is here, with a special moon treat

It’s the middle of winter today, and from now on, the days get a little bit longer as we continue our trip around the sun.

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Google’s former AI chief is now an Apple VP

Apple has added John Giannandrea to its executive team, less than a year after he left Google to join its rival. Giannandrea has been appointed as the senior vice president of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Strategy, a new role that sho...

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Netflix teases Black Mirror movie with mysterious new listing

Following its own leak, Netflix has subtly confirmed the existence of a Black Mirror movie that will be released later this month. Called Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, the movie first appeared on a list of December content published — and later deleted — by Netflix on Twitter

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ESA captures high-res images of Mars’ perpetually icy crater

The European Space Agency is celebrating the 15-year anniversary of its Mars Express mission entering orbit, and here to join it is a new image from the Red Planet.

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