The End of Bezels As We Know It

The product fades bezels and creates a better viewing experience. Thin lenses are placed along the seams where screens meet; they contain optical micro-structures that refract light, bending it inward to hide the bezels underneath.

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The product fades bezels and creates a better viewing experience. Thin lenses are placed along the seams where screens meet; they contain optical micro-structures that refract light, bending it inward to hide the bezels underneath.

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The lenses are made from a transparent thermoplastic that’s much more durable than glass. This material lets 90% of the light from the monitors shine through, making a more fluid multi-monitor experience.

In an effort to make the product ASUS exclusive, they have made custom clips and allow no extension for the small variation between monitor heights. Despite their best efforts, I expect we will see many knock offs of this brilliant concept.

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Google unveils smart camera that snaps short clips for you

Google unveiled a new device today called Clips, it’s a smart camera capable of recognizing faces and knowing when footage is worth keeping.

 

Google unveiled a new device today called Clips, it’s a smart camera capable of recognizing faces and knowing when footage is worth keeping. It clips to anything and is being praised as the car dashboard cam for the home. Google hopes to help customers capture moments that would otherwise go unseen.

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Google describes the camera as, “smart enough to recognize great expressions, lighting and framing. So the camera captures beautiful, spontaneous images. And it gets smarter over time.”

 

The Clips is described as being able to learn; meaning Clips will learn the faces you interact with on a regular basis. As long as your phone has Wi-Fi Direct or Bluetooth, you can use it to sort through Clips’ pictures and decide what to keep.

Google Clips has a wide, 130-degree field of view and has 16GB of internal storage. It will last for three hours on a single charge.

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(The Front of the new device)

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(The back of the new device)

The device will cost $249 and will be available in the coming months.

The Pirate Bay has added a Javascript-based bitcoin miner to its homepage

Pirate Bay users recently discovered JavaScript code being used that revealed a cryptocurrency miner was in place on the torrent website. The code uses a visitors CPU to mine Monero bitcoins, a crypto currency launched in 2015.

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Pirate Bay users recently discovered JavaScript code being used that revealed a cryptocurrency miner was in place on the torrent website. The code uses a visitors CPU to mine Monero bitcoins, a crypto currency launched in 2015. Users on Reddit.com started to notice the strange behavior after significant spikes in their CPU usage while on certain Pirate Bay pages.

The file sharing site confirmed to Torrent Freak that it was using the miner as part of a 24-hour test to see if it could be used as a permanent way to generate revenue, allowing them to replace ads altogether. The Pirate Bay spokesperson said they might have more information in the future.

Users quickly found that the miner can be blocked by disabling JavaScript in the browser settings or using ad blockers. The Chrome extension ScriptSafe seems to prevent this from happening. Users can also disable the miner with a plugin like NoScript or ScriptBlock or by adding Coinhive to an ad blocker’s blacklist.

The Pirate bay risks angering users and losing credibility as the most widely respected in the file sharing space.

5 Quick Facts About Apple’s FaceID

The upcoming iPhone X will use Face ID, technology that unlocks your iPhone X by using infrared and visible light scans to uniquely identify your face.

The upcoming iPhone X will use Face ID, technology that unlocks your iPhone X by using infrared and visible light scans to uniquely identify your face.

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1,) It replaces the iPhone home button fingerprint sensor, Apple is considering two step verification using FaceID and the passcode.

2.) It will be used for authentication like Apple Pay too.

3.) It does not work when your eyes are closed or you are looking away

4.) If you squeeze the buttons on the right and left sides of the phone, it will lock the phone and force the use of the passcode

5.) After not recognizing the face scanned 5 times the phone will lock out FaceID attempts

The Dawn of the $1,000 iPhone

Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone is finally here and it’s called the iPhone X.

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Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone officially exists and it’s called the iPhone X. The phone’s bezels have been basically eliminated, and its now mostly screen. Apple has returned to some past design elements from years past, including a glass back (iPhone 4s) and aluminum sides (Original iPhone).iphone front back

 

All-Screen Display

The iPhone X will set you back more than $1,000 thanks to the new full screen display. For many, that price point is sure to put the device out of reach. The phone is set to make “All-Screen” phone mainstream and standard in a few years.

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Feature Packed

The new iPhone not only improves on previous iPhones, it also closes the gap between Apple’s phones and Android devices of the last few years. New features such as wireless charging, facial recognition, and an OLED display bring the iPhone up to date with what is possible in current generation flagship smartphones.

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‘The iPhone X will start at $999 and will be available in 64GB or 256GB capacities. Pre-orders start October 27, with shipments going out on November 3.

Tesla is Expanding Supercharger Stations in Two More Cities

Tesla announced expansion of its Supercharger network into two major cities. Downtown Chicago and Boston are first up,  according to a post on Tesla’s blog. Chicago will be receiving three new Superchargers by the end of 2017, while Boston will get three by the end of 2018, according to Tesla’s Supercharger map.

Tesla announced Monday that it plans to expand its Supercharger network into city centers.

Downtown Chicago and Boston are first up,  according to a post on Tesla’s blog. Chicago will be receiving three new Superchargers by the end of 2017, while Boston will get three by the end of 2018, according to Tesla’s Supercharger map.

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There are currently 951 Supercharger stations across the U.S. The new expansion is meant to encourage urban adoption and increase sales for those commuting into these urban areas.

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Amazon May Be Adding New Alexa-connected Devices to the Mix

Amazon plans to release two new Fire TV devices, according to AFTVnews.

 

Alexa spreads to More Amazon Devices

Amazon plans to release two new Fire TV devices, according to AFTVnews. One is a dongle similar to Google Chromecast, and the other is cube-shaped and much less flat that normal set-top boxes.

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Amazon looks to be launching two new Fire TV devices: One for middle range and one for high end. (Image: AFTVnews)

Amazon plans to release the new models sometime in the next few months. According to AFTVnews the device will only have an HDMI port and a microUSB port for power, but it will still support 4K and HDR content.

The star of the show is obviously the addition of Alexa to more of Amazon’s family of devices. Amazon’s high-end Fire TV device will feature far-field microphones and an integrated speaker, according to AFTVnews.