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Owlet’s new baby smart sock is finicky yet adorable (like my twins)

Owlet’s new baby smart sock is finicky yet adorable (like my twins)

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The company's latest infant monitor brings plenty of thoughtful improvements, but it's still not perfect. Amber Bouman, @dameright5h ago 3Comments 46Shares Owlet My twins spent a little over 100 days in the NICU after they were born. One of the many things I became accustomed to when I visited was flicking my eyes to their monitors whenever the noises changed tone or frequency. “Beep beep booooonk” was someone’s pulse ox dipping below 90 percent. A frantic “beepbeepbeep” meant tachycardia or bradycardia. And an oddly melodic “beeeeep beep beeeeep beep” meant the humidifier tubes that led to their isolettes weren’t condensing correctly.  We definitely needed a product to continue that monitoring once we got home, and Owlet is one of the few companies t...
Researchers say they can predict epileptic seizures an hour in advance

Researchers say they can predict epileptic seizures an hour in advance

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Their wearable device uses machine learning algorithms to analyze EEG signals. Kris Holt, @krisholt5h ago 0Comments 73Shares  Andreus via Getty Images Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel have developed a wearable electroencephalogram (EEG) device they claim can predict epileptic seizures up to an hour before the onset. Epiness uses machine learning algorithms to analyze brain activity and detect potential seizures, and it can send a warning to a connected smartphone. Other devices on the market can detect seizures in real-time, but can’t give advance warnings. However, researchers from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette last year unveiled an AI prediction model of their own. That was said to offer a similar...
Atari VCS backers should get their consoles ‘very soon’

Atari VCS backers should get their consoles ‘very soon’

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They're on their way from the factory, says Atari.  Igor Bonifacic, @igorbonifacic45m ago 1Comments 36Shares  Atari More than two years and multiple delays after its original announcement, the Atari VCS is finally making its way to people who helped crowdfund the console. In an update over on Medium, Atari says it's putting the "finishing touches" on the first batch of production VCS units. The company is in the process of sending the consoles to the US, where they'll be then shipped out to Indiegogo backers "very soon." It also shared photos from the factory floor to prove manufacturing has been coming along.  If you backed the VCS, you might still have to wait a while before getting your unit. Almost 12,000 people supported the...
Lenovo’s Thinkpad X1 Fold is available for pre-order starting at $2,499

Lenovo’s Thinkpad X1 Fold is available for pre-order starting at $2,499

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The company says it's 'the world’s first foldable PC.' Kris Holt, @krisholt12h ago 19Comments 157Shares  Cherlynn Low / Engadget After five years of development, Lenovo is almost ready to start shipping the Thinkpad X1 Fold, which it claims is the first PC with a foldable display. It has opened up pre-orders for the device, which starts at $2,499. The Thinkpad X1 Fold has a 13.3-inch OLED display that folds together like a book. The two halves don’t close entirely, which leaves enough space to slide in the Bluetooth Mini Fold Keyboard Lenovo designed for the device. The X1 Fold can wirelessly charge the keyboard while it’s nestled inside. Other accessories include the Lenovo Mod Pen and Easel Stand. The system runs on Windows ...
ALLDOCUBE i7Book Ultrabook Review: Best affordable Ultrabook

ALLDOCUBE i7Book Ultrabook Review: Best affordable Ultrabook

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By Paco Zheng -Sep 23, 2020 Facebook Twitter Linkedin ReddIt ALLDOCUBE i7Book ALLDOCUBE, probably is the computer brand that is most similar to Xiaomi. Their products are generally super affordable with excellent cost performance. As their latest Ultrabook product in 2020, i7Book is no exception. For most students and business people, an Ultrabook with a fashion look and great convenience would be the first choice to meet their essential uses. The i7Book was definitely born for the segments. More importantly, it’s one of the few models with the most powerful hardware in its price range (US$499.99). Design Despite the cheap selling price, the design of ALLDOCUBE i7Book did remind us of those expensive high-end Ultrabooks. The i7Book body...
Huawei P Smart 2021 debuts with 6.67-inch display, Kirin 710A, 48MP quad cameras, and 22.5W fast charging

Huawei P Smart 2021 debuts with 6.67-inch display, Kirin 710A, 48MP quad cameras, and 22.5W fast charging

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By Anvinraj Valiyathara -Sep 26, 2020 Facebook Twitter Linkedin ReddIt The Huawei P Smart 2021 smartphone has gone in some of the European markets such as Austria, Croatia, Estonia, and Slovenia. It is the first smartphone from the brand to come equipped with a display that features a top-center positioned punch-hole camera cutout. The phone is flanked with a 48-megapixel quad-camera system on its rear and it carries support for fast charging technology. It has arrived as the successor for the Huawei P Smart 2020 that went official in April this year. Huawei P Smart 2021 specifications and features The Huawei P Smart 2021 measures 165.65 x 76.88 x 9.26mm and it weighs 206 grams. The device houses a large IPS LCD screen o...
Xiaomi Mi TV LUX Pro 82-inch 8K 5G & Mi TV LUX 82-inch 4K launched in China

Xiaomi Mi TV LUX Pro 82-inch 8K 5G & Mi TV LUX 82-inch 4K launched in China

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By Sudarshan -Sep 28, 2020 Facebook Twitter Linkedin ReddIt After teasing it for a few days, Xiaomi has officially launched Mi TV LUX Pro 82-inch 8K 5G alongside Mi TV LUX 82-inch 4K in China. The former is priced at 49,999 yuan ($7,330), whereas the latter only costs 9,999 yuan ($1,466). The costlier model is already up for sale in the company’s home country, whereas the cheaper TV will be available from October 21. Mi TV LUX Pro 82-inch 8K 5G Specifications The Mi TV LUX Pro 82-inch 8K 5G is the most-advanced television from the house of Xiaomi after Mi TV LUX OLED Transparent Edition. That’s because it is the company’s first TV with 82-inch 8K mini LED panel and 5G connectivity. Xiaomi Mi T...
Sony Xperia 5 II lands in Taiwan for NT$ 29,990 (~$1030 USD)

Sony Xperia 5 II lands in Taiwan for NT$ 29,990 (~$1030 USD)

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By Jed John Ikoba -Sep 28, 2020 Facebook Twitter Linkedin ReddIt Sony has launched the flagship Xperia 5 II in Taiwan. This coming just over a week after the company announced the smartphone for the global market. In Taiwan, it will retail for 29,990 New Taiwan Dollars (~$1030). This is quite higher than the price it is expected to be sold in the US which is $950. The Xperia 5 Ⅱ emerges as Sony’s first device with 120Hz refresh rate but when compared to the Xperia 1 II, the resolution is reduced to FHD+. The Xperia 5 Ⅱ sports a 6.1-inch OLED HDR display and is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor paired with 8GB of RAM while there is 256GB of storage onboard.  The phone packs a 4000mAh battery and has an IP68 dustproof and wat...
72% OF GLOBAL 5G SMARTPHONE REVENUE COMES FROM CHINA

72% OF GLOBAL 5G SMARTPHONE REVENUE COMES FROM CHINA

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 ARGAM ARTASHYAN SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 Counterpoint Research reported that in the second quarter of 2020, 5G smartphone shipments increased, accounting for 10% of global smartphone shipments.  REVENUE AND ASP OF 5G SMARTPHONE In the second quarter of this year, 5G smartphone revenue accounted for 20% of global smartphone revenue. Among them, China is the largest contributor to 5G smartphone sales. It is reported that 72% of global 5G smartphone revenue comes from China. Most of them comes from 5G smartphones released by Huawei. In addition, the average selling price of the Chinese smartphone market also increased by 12% year-on-year. According to the report, the Asia-Pacific region, China, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, North America and other reg...
4G VS 5G: IS THE FIFTH-GEN NETWORK STANDARD REALLY BETTER?

4G VS 5G: IS THE FIFTH-GEN NETWORK STANDARD REALLY BETTER?

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 MARCO LANCASTER SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 Several years have passed since the introduction of the mobile internet.  With the advent of 3G, We saw mobile data becoming quite usable, but not so satisfactory. Then came 4G, a much faster, stable, and reliable network for navigating through the web while on the go. Reaching satisfactory download speeds, one could think that 4G was the limit the technology could achieve. However, companies started to work on the next big thing 5G.  In 2019, most of the networks in first-developed countries gave the initial kick in the fifth-gen network. It promises astonishing speeds and much more than that. The new network standard opens a wide array of possibilities involving all the segments in the industry. But the big quest...