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Apple is trying to lock down battery components before electric carmakers get them

Apple is in talks to buy cobalt directly from miners to help shield it from any shortages sparked by the boom in electric cars, according to a report from Bloomberg. Cobalt is a key mineral used in lithium-ion batteries, and Bloomberg says that Apple is looking to secure contracts for several thousa...

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Samsung will reportedly cut OLED panel production due to lower-than-expected iPhone X sales

Samsung is reportedly planning to cut OLED panel production, following Apple’s decision to start making fewer iPhone X phones, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. Instead of supplying panels for 45 to 50 million iPhones, Samsung will now only make organic light-emitting diode panels for 20 m...

Apple

Apple Partners With 2018 BRIT Awards, Shares New Apple Music Feature and Playlists

Apple today announced on Twitter that it was the official digital music partner of the 2018 BRIT Awards, which is celebrated each year with a major awards ceremony in London. The 2018 BRIT Awards, which just wrapped up, featured performances from artists like Justin Timberlake, Stormzy, Ed Sheeran,...

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Netgear's 'Arlo Baby' Smart Cameras Now Offer HomeKit Support

Starting today, all of Netgear's existing Arlo Baby smart monitoring cameras are compatible with Apple HomeKit following the release of a HomeKit update for the Arlo app. To connect the Arlo Baby camera to a HomeKit setup, Arlo Baby owners will need to download the update and then toggle on the Hom...

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T-Mobile Announces $200 Rebate Offer for iPhones and BOGO Deal for Apple Watch Series 3

T-Mobile today announced a new iPhone offer for customers thinking about purchasing one of Apple's latest smartphones. Following a BOGO deal from January, T-Mobile is now offering customers the chance to get a $200 rebate when purchasing the iPhone X, 8, 8 Plus, 7, or 7 Plus on a 24-month Equipment...

Software

Use Chrome's Task Manager to find out which site or extension slows it down

One of the unique features of Google Chrome is the integrated task manager that the web browser ships with. While all modern operating systems feature a Task Manager, Chrome's task manager gives users a detailed view of all loaded websites, browser extensions and other components of the browser. All...

Software

uTorrent Web First Look

uTorrent Web is a web-based client of the still-popular uTorrent BitTorrent application. The developers of uTorrent announced plans to release a web-based version of uTorrent in early 2017. Note: uTorrent Web is blocked by Windows Defender and possibly also other security software as potentially unw...

Hardware

Skullcandy Method Wireless

Skullcandy has many years of experience crafting affordable, fun-sounding headphones and the Skullcandy Method Wireless, the company’s latest wireless earbuds aimed at sports enthusiasts, does well to keep that trend going.  The Method Wireless deviate slightly from the company's traditio...

Hardware

littleBits Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit

With open-source platforms like Arduino and Raspberry Pi widely available, we’re in a golden age of DIY computer building. But the learning curve for building anything without a step-by-step guide is too steep for most adults, let alone children.littleBits is one of the best companies out ther...

Tech

You Can Now Add More People to a Messenger Chat

Facebook is finally making it easier to add more people to a call. Currently, if you’re having a one-on-one conversation with someone, you need to hang up, and start a whole new group chat in order to invite more people. But now, that is no longer the case. In many ways, Facebook Messenger has...


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