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The Motorola One Power looks to be the company’s second Android One smartphone

Android Headlines Motorola will reportedly launch the One Power smartphone sometime in the near future. The One Power is an Android One smartphone with a tall display and a notch. Motorola might announce the One Power alongside the rumored Moto Z3 Play. With the Lenovo-owned Motorola set to annou...

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You can now search for reviews right in the Android Google Maps app

The Android and iOS apps for Google Maps now let you search for reviews right in the app. Simply search for a destination, click on its overview, and then search through reviews for the location in Maps. You’ll need the latest update to Google Maps to access this feature. For a lot of people...

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What’s the best Garmin watch? (May 2018)

Fitbit might be king of the fitness trackers, but Garmin is untouchable when it comes to fitness watches. Whether you’re looking for a running watch, a golf watch, a fitness tracker, or a watch that can do it all, Garmin has something for you. Related: Fitbit vs Garmin: Which ecosystem is...

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Meet Super Anthony, the fighting robot that lands mighty blows

If you’ve always wanted recreate the fighting scenes in Big Hero 6 with your own little fighting robots, now is your chance. Super Anthony is a rocking, socking robot that can punch, kick, roll, and jump and has enough torque to knock any other little robot off its little robot legs. Super An...

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Apple releases iOS 11.4 with support for Messages in iCloud, AirPlay 2 and more

Apple this afternoon will officially release the latest version of its iOS software for your iPhone and iPad, iOS 11.4, which at last adds support for Messages in iCloud, along with other new features, including most notably, AirPlay 2 and an update that allows two HomePod speakers to work together...

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GDPR, China, and data sovereignty are ultimately wins for Amazon and Google

The Great Privacy Policy Email Deluge of 2018 may have finally petered out, but we are just starting to build an understanding of who the winners and losers will be in this newly regulated data economy. Most of the attention so far has been focused on the losers post-GDPR, which can be broadly summa...

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Are autonomous trucks going to save the industry or destroy it?

Enlarge / The Einride T-pod autonomous concept truck. (credit: NOVA SAFO/AFP/Getty Images) Driverless technologies are disrupting transportation around the globe. Though most experts disagree on when humans will be replaced behind the steering wheel by artificial intelligence, few doubt that it w...

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China just invited the world to its space station

Enlarge / ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti in a Chinese pressure suit during training with Chinese colleagues to practice sea survival off China’s coastal city of Yantai, on August 14, 2017. (credit: ESA–Stephane Corvaja) At a time when NASA and its partners are trying to decide h...

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Ars Asks: Are your company’s IT policies flexible, or nonsensical?

Enlarge / Artist's rendition of a mobile device exceeding expectations. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty / NASA) From time to time, Ars performs surveys to help us better understand our audience's attitudes and preferences about various things—and this is one of those times. If you're an IT de...

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Self-driving technology is going to change a lot more than cars

Enlarge / Nuro is designing a small electric vehicle for hauling cargo. It is designed to be street-legal but has no room for passengers. (credit: Nuro) When people think about self-driving cars, they naturally think about, well, cars. They imagine a future where they buy a new car that has a "se...


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