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Augmented reality is more than just holograms

The AR in Action conference redefines augmented reality to include many diverse technologies.

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World's Toughest USB-C/Type-C External Battery Pack @ 30000mAh Capacity. Charges the iPhone 6s 11 times, the iPhone 6s Plus/Galaxy S7/LG G5/HTC One/Nexus 6P 7 times or MacBook once.

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Report: Samsung puts blame on battery size, suppliers for Galaxy Note7 fires

As Samsung prepares to release the results of its investigation into the Galaxy Note7 fires, a new report says the battery itself was the problem.

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Google pushed developers to fix security flaws in 275,000 Android apps

Over the past two years, Google has convinced developers to patch security issues in over 275,000 Android apps hosted on its official app store.

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5 new and noteworthy features in iOS Evernote

Evernote 8.0, just released for all iOS devices, declutters the app's interface and makes it easier to create different types of notes, among other enhancements. But the app's stylus support still leaves something to be desired.

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iPhone 7 Plus accounts for bigger piece of U.S. pie

U.S. iPhone buyers significantly shifted purchase preference to the larger 7 Plus in 2016, a research analyst said Thursday.

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53% off WizGear Universal Air Vent Magnetic Car Mount Holder with Fast Swift-Snap Technology for Smartphones - Deal Alert

The WizGear Air Vent Mount is a magnetic holder for smartphones, is a very slim mount which it goes into the air vent of your car, which will not take away your windshield view.

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Google reveals its stealthy moves to keep Android phones free from malware

Google explains how it has used its Verify Apps to flag some 25,000 apps as potentially dangerous.

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The innovative ASUS VivoStick plugs directly into an HDMI port to turn any HDMI monitor into a productive Windows 10 PC or any TV into an enhanced Smart TV.

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Wi-Fi blocking and the FCC

Network World offers this brief overview of how the FCC addressed concerns over hotels and other venues blocking Wi-Fi signals from customers using mobile hot spots, instead directing them to more expensive Wi-Fi services.

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Has Apple become a boring company?

One former engineer thinks that Tim Cook has made Apple a “boring operations company.” Is it time for Scott Forstall to return to Apple?

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Interactive inauguration map would help crowds visiting Washington

Users can access the map wirelessly with smartphones and tablets.

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Google's low-cost Android One program may expand to the U.S.

Android One has brought a set of hardware and software standards to budget phones in developing countries, and Google may be looking to bring it to the U.S. next.

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A beginner's guide to IFTTT on Android

If you truly want to work smarter instead of harder, mastering the ins and outs of IFTTT is the way to do it.

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Video review: Apple's new AirPods

The new wireless headphones do a lot of things right -- and look like two cigarettes stuck in your ears, says reviewer Michael deAgonia.

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FTC charges Qualcomm with anticompetitive chip tactics

Qualcomm strong-armed some phone makers into accepting unfavorable technology licensing terms while giving Apple a break in exchange for exclusivity, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has charged.

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App Store prices will be higher in the U.K. to reflect post-Brexit exchange rates

Apple also increased app prices in India, Turkey, Romania and Russia.

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New report says Google watches made by LG, to be released Feb. 9

Sources spill the beans to VentureBeat, detailing two sizes, a digital crown, and LTE for Google first wearables.

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