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Qualcomm enables under display fingerprint scanning for smartphones

Chip giant Qualcomm has announced new fingerprint scanning and authentication technology at Mobile World Congress in Shanghai, technology that should make it easier for manufacturers ...

11 hours ago from Gizmag

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Uber makes it easier to arrange trips for other riders

Uber's ride-hailing app is making it easier for its users to set up trips for seniors and others who may not know their way around a smartphone but still need help getting around town.

Tue 27 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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Zillow doesn’t even own the photos it threatened to sue a popular blogger over

Zillow caused a whirlwind of controversy yesterday by issuing a fiercely-worded cease-and-desist letter to Kate Wagner, who operates the popular McMansion Hell Tumblr blog. The letter ...

Tue 27 Jun 17 from The Verge

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Nintendo's Super NES Classic Edition includes a long-lost sequel

If you're kicking yourself for missing the sold-out Nintendo Classic Mini NES, now's the time to start your preorder engines. Nintendo has just announced a follow-up in the form of the ...

Mon 26 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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The world's best iPhone photoghraphs revealed

The tenth annual iPhone Photography Awards received thousands of entries - all submitted by amateur photographers from dozens of countries around the world, from China to America.

5 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Token puts credit cards, keys and transit passes on your finger

We have seen smart rings that can pair with your smartphone or offer NFC functionality, but the dream of paying for a coffee or starting your car with a wave of the hand has remained ...

17 hours ago from Gizmag

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Which of Amazon's new Prime-only phones should you buy? - CNET

OK, that's kind of a loaded question, but it's a discussion worth having: The reseller now offers 10 models priced between $50 and $200. Plus: Get Portal 2 for just 2 bucks!

3 hours ago from CNET

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Apple Buys German Firm SenoMotoric For Eye Tracking And AR Expertise

Apple is not making a fuss about its latest acquisition, though it could prove a big deal in the long run. The Cupertino outfit acquired SensoMotoric Instruments, a German maker of eye-tracking ...

Tue 27 Jun 17 from HotHardware

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iPhone Turns 10: Why It Has Isolated, Not Connected, Humans

How has the first generation of kids to grow up with the iPhone been affected?

11 hours ago from Livescience

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Apple's Siri will get human help to be cool - CNET

'Must consider yourself a maven, trend-setter or Czar of cool.'

Tue 27 Jun 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

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