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Second-gen Apple AirPods add speed, battery life, and hands-free "Hey Siri"

After an uncertain start, Apple's AirPods have established themselves as the wireless earphones of choice for a lot of iPhone users, and two-and-a-half years later Apple is back with ...

3 hours ago from Gizmag

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The new 'AirPods 2' are really AirPods 1.5 - CNET

Commentary: Apple's just-announced refreshed AirPods are an upgrade over the originals, but some hoped-for additions are missing.

2 hours ago from CNET

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Amazon's new Kindle is under $100 and lets you read in the dark

Amazon has announced a new base model Kindle which features a front light, the first time the illumination technology has ever been implemented in an entry-level reader from the company.

50 minutes ago from Techspot

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UK panel calls for new antitrust regulator targeting giant tech platforms

The U.K. plan arrives on the same day that a dispute between Spotify and Apple has blown up into a battle over the app store.

Wed 13 Mar 19 from The Washington Post

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Black Shark 2 Gaming Phone Attacks With Snapdragon 855, 12GB RAM, And Liquid Cooling

The first Black Shark gaming smartphone launched in April of 2018, and while not exactly svelte, the smartphone was powerful. Rumors circulated late last year that the Black Shark 2 gaming ...

Tue 19 Mar 19 from HotHardware

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Apple refreshes its iPad Air and iPad Mini lines with two new 2019 models

If you don't want to spend big on the premium iPad Pros, Apple just gave you a couple more options: the long-neglected iPad Air and iPad Mini lines have been given new models for 2019, ...

Mon 18 Mar 19 from Gizmag

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Prototype watch uses your body to prevent hacking of wearables and implants

We're used to the security risks posed by someone hacking into our computers, tablets, and smartphones, but what about pacemakers and other implanted medical devices? To help prevent ...

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Gizmag

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Kaspersky Lab Hits Apple With App Store Antitrust Complaint In Russia

Security firm Kaspersky Lab has filed an antitrust complaint against Apple in Russia over recent restrictions placed on the company's Kaspersky Safe Kids app for iOS. According to Kaspersky, ...

4 hours ago from HotHardware

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WWDC 2019: Apple announces details of its 'biggest event of the year'

New versions of iPhone software and Mac Pros are expected to be the highlights of the event

Thu 14 Mar 19 from The Independent

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Leaked Galaxy Fold pops up in a video with a significant seam

Samsung's first foldable Galaxy phone is still more than a month away from launch, but as tends to happen, it looks like someone has gotten their hands on one early. It's ...

13 hours ago from Engadget

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