Consumer & Gadgets

Urban mining to reduce environmental footprint of consumer goods

13 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Mining isn't the only way to extract valuable metals. Soon, they could increasingly be recovered from waste, reducing the need for new raw materials and helping Europe's...
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5G To Enable More “Exciting” Tech Than You Think: Ericsson

53 minutes ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

The fifth generation of mobile networks will enable more “exciting” technologies than most consumers are anticipating, according to Fredrik Jejdling, Ericsson Executive Vice...
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First evidence that seals can consume microplastics via their prey

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Microplastics can transfer up the food chain from fish to top predators, such as seals, reveals new research by Plymouth Marine Laboratory , University of Exeter and the...
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Swype Keyboard is DEAD, Nuance Confirms

Swype Keyboard is DEAD, Nuance Confirms

1 hour ago   |   Know your mobile

Richard Goodwin 22/02/2018 - 9:16am Swype Keyboard was used by tens of millions of Android users, but all good things must come to an end... Swype Keyboard is dead. Yep, the...
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Nintendo's eShop refund policy found to violate European consumer rights

1 hour ago   |   GamesIndustry

Norwegian Consumer Council asks Nintendo to bring its policy in line with European law
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Huawei Branded a Security Threat by CIA, FBI

1 hour ago   |   Mobile Tech Today

Six different directors of U.S. agencies, including the FBI, CIA and NSA, specifically called out Huawei as posing a security risk to consumers. Huawei vehemently disputes the...
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Get 'Truly Unlimited' calls and data on Virgin Mobile for just £25 a month

Get 'Truly Unlimited' calls and data on Virgin Mobile for just £25 a month

2 hours ago   |   Pocket-lint

Virgin Media has announced a new Truly Unlimited mobile plan, available exclusively for Virgin Media broadband, TV and landline customers. The Truly Unlimited plan lives up to...
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Apple's New Speaker Stains Tech Giant's Design Reputation

2 hours ago   |   Mobile Tech Today

An unwelcome mark: Some customers who bought Apple's just-released $349 speaker, dubbed the HomePod, are reporting that the gadget leaves a white ring on the surfaces of wooden...
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Level puts a fitness tracker in your glasses, and it's not the worst idea ever

Level puts a fitness tracker in your glasses, and it's not the worst idea ever

3 hours ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

VSP Global, a network of eye care businesses in the US, is gearing up to begin selling its Level smart glasses next month. But unlike efforts from Intel and Vuzix, these...
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India's Capillary Technologies raises $20M from Warburg Pincus and Sequoia

India's Capillary Technologies raises $20M from Warburg Pincus and Sequoia

4 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Capillary Technologies, an India-based startup that helps e-commerce businesses manage their marketing and customer engagement, has pulled in $20 million in fresh funding from...
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IPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Can Samsung Take Apple Down?

IPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Can Samsung Take Apple Down?

Michael Grothaus 22/02/2018 - 8:32am How will the biggest flagships compare? 2018 looks to be really interesting in the battle between the biggest smartphone makers. Samsung is... Read more ...

Broadcom plays hard to get as it, er, slashes Qualcomm takeover bid

Broadcom plays hard to get as it, er, slashes Qualcomm takeover bid

Firm cuts offer by $4bn following Qualcomm's increased NXP bid Read more ...

Deal: Microsoft offering $200 discount on latest Surface Pro

Deal: Microsoft offering $200 discount on latest Surface Pro

Microsoft is offering a solid discount on its latest Surface Pro. The official listing reveals a price cut of $200. The discount is available on Core i5/4GB/128GB model as well... Read more ...

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Huawei launched the Enjoy 6 in October 2016, then a plus-sized Enjoy 7 popped in June 2017. The eight-month cycle continues with Enjoy 8 that went to get the TENAA approval and... Read more ...

LG K8 and LG K10 Launch: Improved Camera, Better Specs

LG K8 and LG K10 Launch: Improved Camera, Better Specs

Richard Goodwin 22/02/2018 - 8:53am The budget-focussed LG K8 and LG K10 are now official with better specs and improved camera performance LG's budget phones don't get much... Read more ...

Free Super Mario Update arrives for Nintendo Switch, adds new mini-game and more

Free Super Mario Update arrives for Nintendo Switch, adds new mini-game and more

A completely free update for Super Mario Odyssey is now available for download on Nintendo Switch which adds a new game mode and other goodies. The new mini-game is called... Read more ...

Netflix dévoile un trailer et une date pour le remake de Perdus dans l'espace

Netflix dévoile un trailer et une date pour le remake de Perdus dans l'espace

Rendez-vous le 13 avril prochain sur Netflix pour voir si Toby Stephens tiendra aussi bien la barre de la série Perdus dans l'espace qu'il ne l'a fait dans Black Sails. Read more ...

Cat S61 hands-on review

Cat S61 hands-on review

The Cat S61 is not your usual smartphone. Built to last with a tough body and IP68 water resistance, it has a thermal imaging camera, an air quality sensor, and even a laser... Read more ...

Land Rover Explore is 'the toughest phone in the world'

Land Rover Explore is 'the toughest phone in the world'

It's not every day that a car manufacturer launches a smartphone, but that's exactly what British firm Land Rover has done as it's just introduced a rugged handset. The Land... Read more ...

This blockchain-based startup will cut out the middlemen in travel booking

This blockchain-based startup will cut out the middlemen in travel booking

The travel and tourism industry is worth nearly $1.6 trillion globally and accounts for one-tenth of the world's GDP. Despite this vast market, the industry is dominated by... Read more ...