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Swype keyboard has been discontinued

The app responsible for popularizing swipeable virtual keyboards has been discontinued. Nuance ended development this month of Swype for both iOS and Android, six years after it bought ...

22 hours ago from The Verge

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Android P will prevent malicious apps from accessing your camera

There have been several examples of malicious apps that surreptitiously access a handset’s camera while running in the background, but this won’t be an issue in Android P, according ...

16 hours ago from Techspot

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WhatsApp update lets you write a description for your group chat

The feature could prove useful for certain types of conversations, such as those built around an event

17 hours ago from The Independent

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WyzeCam v2 Wi-Fi Security Cam Brings AI Object Detection While Keeping Low $20 Price Tag

Wyze Labs may not be a name that you may have heard of before, but you may begin hearing more about the company in the coming weeks and months. The company first burst onto the scene back in ...

Tue 20 Feb 18 from HotHardware

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Woman’s Sister Detects Stroke While On A FaceTime Call

It used to be that back in the day, the cameras on our smartphones were mere novelties and were of extremely low-resolution. These days our cameras are good enough to the point where they can ...

7 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Why we developed a microscope for your phone – and published the design

My colleagues and I have developed a 3-D printable "clip-on" that can turn your smartphone into a fully functional microscope.

17 hours ago from TechXplore

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Qualcomm looks to fix truly wireless headphones with its TrueWireless technology

Truly wireless headphones are the holy grail for Bluetooth headphone companies, but with the exception of a couple of models — like Apple’s AirPods — it seems like most of the industry ...

16 hours ago from The Verge

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Life-size Infinity Gauntlet shows how Thanos fights Avengers - CNET

The powered-up role-playing item includes sounds from "Avengers: Infinity War," Infinity Stones and articulated fingers.

Tue 20 Feb 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Samsung patents flying screen that follows the eye

If you've ever wished for a third hand so you can watch your phone while doing the dishes, Samsung might be answering your prayers in a roundabout, potentially dystopian way. The company ...

Mon 19 Feb 18 from Gizmag

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Super Mario Bros. encyclopedia is coming to the US later this year

Nintendo in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. in 2015 launched an encyclopedia covering nearly every major title in the franchise’s storied history. The 256-page ...

Mon 19 Feb 18 from Techspot

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