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Microsoft's rumored foldable Surface device may have just appeared in a new patent

Back in October we reported that Microsoft might be ready to revive its "Courier" digital journal that was cancelled in 2010, and this week a new patent surfaced that may show us what the device looks like.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 19:43

Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Launching in February (Report)

A report says that Samsung will release the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus in February and release them in March.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 17:00

The Music Stops for Google's Project Tango

In a tweet, Google announced it would end support for Tango in March to focus its AR efforts on the ARCore software development tools.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 17:57

Keep your hands on the wheel with the best iPhone X car mounts

You've managed to get your hands on an iPhone X -- now what? Well, you probably don't want to drop it, and you want to keep your hands on the wheel, so check out the best iPhone X car mounts on the market.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 18:00

The best smart thermostats you can buy

The right thermostat can do more than just adjust the temperature of your home. Check out our picks for the best smart thermostats on the market right now.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 18:35

Goodbye Google Tango: We hardly knew... Oh wait, we have ARCore now

RIP Tango.Google has announced it is shutting down Tango on 1 March 2018. The project was one of Google's first attempts at making augmented reality possible on mobile phones. It was introduced in 2014, then became available through developer kits, and...

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 17:36

Google Tango explained: What could it do and why was it shut down?

Google is well-known for working on exploratory products and services.From internet-carrying balloons to cars that drive themselves, and everything in between. One such innovation was Project Tango - which was rebranded to just Tango. It was part of the...

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 17:53

This will be the first phone to use an in-screen fingerprint sensor

Vivo, a little-known Chinese phone maker, will apparently be one of the first to launch a smartphone with an in-screen fingerprint sensor.When smartphone manufacturers moved to infinity-style displays in 2017, virtually removing all bezels around the...

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 18:31

Don't want to unfollow a friend? Facebook now lets you 'snooze' them

We've all had to unfollow a friend on Facebook.You like them, sort of, but they're a little annoying with the a) political posts b) baby photos c) ALL CAPS statuses, or some combination of the three. Anyway, in order to avoid seeing their stuff, you can...

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 19:20

Microsoft patent images reveal folding Surface tablet

Back in January and March of this year, we showed you images from Microsoft patent applications that revealed a Surface tablet that converted into a phone and vice versa. Today, a tweet from a gentleman named Isaac referred us to a listing on the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) website. The listing includes the latest images of a folding Surface tablet device.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 17:59

Mysterious LG Zone 4 reportedly headed to Verizon


Verizon Wireless is reportedly getting ready to release a
new Android smartphone made by LG. According to Evan Blass (aka @evleaks), this
upcoming Verizon-bound handset is called LG Zone 4.

 

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 20:07

Google to drop support for AR focused Project Tango on March 1st

Back in February 2014, Google introduced Project Tango, an Augmented Reality system that was designed for mobile use. Today, Google announced that it will no longer support it starting on March 1, 2018. But this doesn't mean that Google is closing the door on AR. It means that Tango is being replaced by Google's ARCore, which is based on software unlike the more hardware oriented Tango.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 21:10

Apple Reportedly Inks A Deal For A Sci-Fi TV Series

While Apple might not necessarily be the brand or company you think of when it comes to TV series or movies, but that’s something the company is hoping to change like they did with music and iTun

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 22:29

Facebook’s Snooze Button Lets You Temporarily Mute Your Friends

We’re sure from time to time, you come across posts from your friends or Facebook Pages or People that you follow that can get annoying or obnoxious. Sure, there is the option of unfollowing them or unfriending them, but if you’d rather not go to those extremes, then you’ll be pleased to learn that Facebook has a happy middle solution: a Snooze button.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 22:27

Apple Watch Saves Man’s Life By Alerting Him To A Heart Attack

Over the years ever since the first Apple Watch was released, we’ve been hearing stories about how the de

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 22:27

Poll: What type of tech gear makes the best Christmas present?

The holidays are upon us, and there a lot of options to choose from when it comes to tech gifts thanks to the rise of smart home gadgets, wearable gear and VR headsets.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 18:00

After 20 years, AOL Instant Messenger signs off for good

The days of Running Man spinning joyfully across your desktop have officially come to an end. AOL Instant Messenger, the last remnant of the original AOL’s walled garden, has officially signed off after 20 years.

The post After 20 years, AOL Instant Messenger signs off for good appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 13:37

Gaming and live video are now available on Facebook 360 for Gear VR

Want to see your friends Facebook videos in all of their 360 degree glory? Well, you’re in luck, because the social media giant has released a ton of new updates for Facebook 360 for Gear VR.

The post Gaming and live video are now available on Facebook 360 for Gear VR appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 17:13

Facebook could soon allow users to leave news feed posts off their profiles

Facebook could soon be opening up more options on where to share by allowing users to post to the news feed but not to profiles. The test was recently spotted by a user, but Facebook hasn't confirmed the test yet.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 18:32

Weekly Rewind: Galaxy Note 8 vs. iPhone 8, paper lightsabers, Nissan Leaf review

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top tech stories from this week.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 19:59

7 Reasons Why PS4 Beats Xbox One

If you’re just jumping into this console generation, you may be wondering: PlayStation 4 or Xbox One? The answer: PlayStation 4, obviously.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 14:18

Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Launching in February (Report)

A report says that Samsung will release the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus in February and release them in March.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 17:00

The Music Stops for Google's Project Tango

In a tweet, Google announced it would end support for Tango in March to focus its AR efforts on the ARCore software development tools.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 17:57

How to Actually Improve Your Finances in One Year

Saving for your kids’ college and retirement, reaping the rewards of the stock market—all of these things take years to accomplish. But there are financial goals you can accomplish in one year that can make a big difference, too.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 13:30

Car Dealers Are Using Electronic Loan Contracts To Scam Buyers Into Horrible Situations

One day last December, Tanisha Coley visited a Kia dealership in Stamford, Connecticut and filled out a computer-based credit application to figure out what kind of car she could afford. Soon after, she left without buying a vehicle, but ended up more than $17,000 in debt anyway.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:17

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