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This New Battery Tech Could Utilize Body Heat to Power an Apple Watch

Researchers at the University of Colorado recently developed this new battery technology using a material called polyamine. Polyamine is flexible and stretchable, allowing it to bend around your wrist or another part of the body. Polyamine is also self-healing allowing it to repair itself after it has been cut. The team slices the material with a razor blade to demonstrate ...

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Kroger and Gauss Soon to Launch This Rapid iPhone-Assisted COVID-19 Test

Rather than work alone, this pandemic is bringing together the most unusual collaborators. In the latest effort, tech companies like Apple, medical companies like Gauss, and retailers like Kroger are working to offer a rapid, at-home antigen test for COVID-19. FDA Approval Not everyone who needs a COVID-19 test is getting one. Depending on where you live, tests may be ...

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They’re Here! Apple Unveils Long-Awaited $549 AirPods Max Over-Ear Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation and Adaptive EQ

While almost all of the recent rumours have suggested that Apple would use the name “AirPods Studio” for its new headphones, that stemmed from the name cited in a DigiTimes report back in May, but before that we’d been predicting they’d be called AirPods Max since early March. Upon reflection, AirPods Studio ultimately seemed like it would have been an ...

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Can Celebrity Activism Campaigns on Social Media Make a Difference?

On one particular day, the world of social media was a little quieter than usual as celebrities resolved to “freeze” their Instagram accounts for 24 hours to protest hate speech and misinformation spread on social media, particularly on Facebook. “I can’t just sit by while these platforms continue to allow the spreading of hate, propaganda, and false information,” wrote Kim ...

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Disappearance of Apple’s Beats Page Suggests Imminent Release of AirPods Studio

In a series of tweets early Friday morning, leaker Jon Prosser emphatically stated that the AirPods Studio “WILL NOT be at the October 13 event,” although unlike his other prediction — that AirTags could be delayed until next year — Prosser declined to offer any additional information on when AirPods Studio actually might appear. We’ve been hearing reports for a ...

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Green Screen Photos Show Us How Hollywood Really Works

Movies have the power to inspire us. Thanks to the advancement of technology, the introduction of the CGI and green screens, our favorite characters come so close to life. Places we’ve never dreamt of are just a button flick away. Considering that the production was always going to heavily involve CGI technology, the warehouse where the set was based should ...

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Old Gadgets Absorbed by Our Smartphones

We are so used to having the wealth of the world in our back-pocket smartphone, we almost forgot how many things it made obsolete! Take these three items for example: GPS Devices Once upon a time, GPS devices for your cars were seen as cutting edge technology. People were overjoyed about not having to read paper maps ever again. Those ...

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