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Qualcomm reveals a reference headset to show off its XR2 chip

Qualcomm unveiled its XR2 platform at the end of last year, and chipheads were pretty impressed with how much power the company had packed into its newest slice of silicon. Its XR (extended reality)

Watch Sony's Xperia event in 7 minutes

MWC might be canceled this year, but that's not stopping the big brands from dropping new products. Sony unveiled three new phones this morning, with its next flagship device -- the Sony Xperia 1 II
Useful and Interesting Innovations to Make Life Easier

Useful and Interesting Innovations to Make Life Easier

You might think everything has already been invented, but you would be wrong, you dumb idiot. Here are some devices and things that make life easier and more efficient, or are at least clever. And on

Scientists make jellyfish swim faster to prepare for deep-sea exploration

Scientists at Caltech and Stanford University want to turn jellyfish into deep-sea explorers that could be directed around the ocean, recording info as they travel. In a paper published in the journal
Indians spent over 3.5 hours on their smartphones every day in 2019

Scottish Police bought a fleet of devices for smartphone data-mining

Police in Scotland are getting ready to roll out a fleet of 'cyber kiosks' that will allow them to mine device data for evidence. The kiosks -- PC-sized machines -- have been designed to help

Apple just bought a low-power AI startup

Apple has acquired another Seattle-based AI startup, Xnor.ai. The startup specializes in low-power edge-based tools that allow AI to operate on devices, rather than in the cloud. The tech could allow

The FDA is fast-tracking an algorithm that screens for heart failure

Today, the FDA granted "breakthrough status" to an algorithm that could make screening for heart failure more accessible -- both in traditional clinics and telehealth settings. The algorithm uses a
What to Do When You're Locked Out of Your iPhone

What to Do When You're Locked Out of Your iPhone

What happens when someone else locks your iPhone and demands you do something in order to regain access? You freak out—rightfully so, since it means someone has access to your iPhone that shouldn’t
What to Do When You're Locked Out of Your iPhone

What to Do When You're Locked Out of Your iPhone

What happens when someone else locks your iPhone and demands you do something in order to regain access? You freak out—rightfully so, since it means someone has access to your iPhone that shouldn’t
Online learning can keep Indians afloat but can’t rescue India’s education system

Online learning can keep Indians afloat but can’t rescue India’s education system

The top things Indians are studying are computer programming languages, data science, and business science.

Spotify's free streaming can now be used on Sonos speakers

Early this year, Spotify passed the 100 million Premium subscribers mark. Those users were able to stream Spotify on Sonos speakers. But Spotify has 248 million monthly users, and more than half of

Narbis smart glasses punish distraction by turning opaque

Operant conditioning is a well known psychology principle -- in which "good" behavior is rewarded and "bad" behavior is punished. While positive reinforcement has found its way into everyday life,
How Do I Access a Lost iPad That's Locked With Apple's 'Find My'?

How Do I Access a Lost iPad That's Locked With Apple's 'Find My'?

Apple’s “Find My” feature can be a powerful tool for recovering lost or stolen devices. It can also be a pain in the ass if you’ve purchased or otherwise legally acquired a used device that’s still
How Do I Access a Lost iPad That's Locked With Apple's 'Find My'?

How Do I Access a Lost iPad That's Locked With Apple's 'Find My'?

Apple’s “Find My” feature can be a powerful tool for recovering lost or stolen devices. It can also be a pain in the ass if you’ve purchased or otherwise legally acquired a used device that’s still

Vatican launches $110 'click to pray' wearable rosary

The Vatican is hoping to attract tech-savvy youngsters to the Catholic Church with the launch of a "Click to Pray" eRosary -- a wearable device connected to a mobile app that's activated by making the
Is Apple ready for revival in India?

Is Apple ready for revival in India?

iPhones make up a tiny percent of the Indian smartphone market—and no one knows that better than Apple.

Google plans certification program for Android gaming phones

Google is developing a Game Device Certification program to ensure that future gaming smartphones meet minimum standards and pack enough power to behave predictably for Android game developers. Google

Google plans certification program for Android gaming phones

Google is developing a Game Device Certification program to ensure that future gaming smartphones meet minimum standards and pack enough power to behave predictably for Android game developers. Google

TiVo wants to make a comeback with $50 Android TV dongle

In TiVo's heyday the company was synonymous with recording TV shows via your remote control, so you didn't have to rush home to catch "your show" or attempt to record it on the VCR. But that was two