New designer smartwatches are coming soon from Fossil, if listings on the FCC’s website are to be believed. Some detective work by droid-life.com suggests the watches will be released under the Diesel, Michael Kors, Emporio Armani, and the Fossil brand names.
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Amazon has selected a director for its upcoming Lord of the Rings TV series: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’s J.A. Bayona, reports Deadline. Bayona will direct the first two episodes of the series and will serve as executive producer along with producer Belén Atienza.
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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are experiencing outages this morning. Downdetector maps show the services are struggling around the globe, but the issues seem to be the worst on the East Coast and in Europe.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/03/facebook-instagram-whatsapp-outages/
Bill Gates might regret losing to Google in the mobile OS domain, but Microsoft continues to work on various projects for Android. It just rolled out Your Phone, an app that mirrors Android phone notifications so you can see them directly on your desktop.
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iOS 13’s third developer beta includes a new feature that makes it look like you’re staring directly at your front-facing camera during FaceTime calls, even when looking away at the person on your screen.
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In recent years, the flag, like a number of early American symbols, has been co-opted by opposition groups to illustrate their ties to America before the federal government…
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Samsung has redesigned the Galaxy Fold to address the screen durability issues that torpedoed its launch, Bloomberg reports, with the folding phone soon to begin commercial production.
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The camera app on the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus is finally getting a dedicated night mode in the US, reports XDA-Developers.
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As confirmed last week, Google Assistant is finally coming to Sonos speakers after being delayed last year. A software update rolling out today will allow users to say “Hey Google” to issue commands, ask questions, and control their Assistant smart home on the Sonos One and Sonos Beam.
Continue Reading . . . https://9to5google.com/2019/07/02/google-assistant-sonos-update/
The Fourth of July is in just two days, and that means in three days millions of people will stare into the night sky as it’s lit up by colorful bursts of fire. Fireworks are a staple of celebrating America’s independence, and capturing photos of those fireworks has become part of the experience.
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One senior manager at a facility called the situation a “ticking time bomb.” Migrants banged on cell windows and pressed notes against the plexiglass.
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Microsoft is up to something. Yesterday the Windows team dropped a sizzler video on Twitter, announcing the “all-new” Windows 1.0. It posted the same video over on its Instagram account, but only after it had wiped every single other post from its page.
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Gremlins, the 1984 comedy horror film that famously spawned the PG-13 rating, is coming back. WarnerMedia has confirmed that it will produce an animated series called Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai.
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This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page. We’re just two weeks away from Amazon’s biggest sale of the year: Prime Day.
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When it comes to the world of commercial photography, print is not dead.
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The glaring disconnect between how President Donald Trump views his daughter’s diplomatic skills and how the rest of the world sees them came to a very public head this weekend thanks to a viral, cringeworthy of Ivanka Trump attempting to interact with world leaders at the G20 in Japan.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.vox.com/2019/7/1/20677253/ivanka-trump-g20-nepotism
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System has warned Alabama residents to watch out for “Volkswagen Beetle”-sized yellow jacket nests throughout the state, according to a news release.
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Long-held theories about how materials melt, freeze and evaporate may need to be tweaked thanks to some breakthrough research. A UCLA-led team of scientists have captured the 4D movement of atoms through time and 3D space as they changed states, reportedly for the first time.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/01/4d-atomic-movement-captured/
Another Neil Gaiman property is being adapted for the small screen. The Hollywood Reporter says that Netflix is closing in on a deal with Warner Bros.
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Don’t be surprised if you hear more of a racket from electric cars in Europe. As of July 1st, new four-wheeled EV models in the European Union require a noise-emitting device (Acoustic Vehicle Alert System, or AVAS) that kicks in whenever the vehicle is driving below 19km/h (12MPH).
Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/30/eu-electric-car-noise-rule-takes-effect/