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Chinese schools unveil creepy GPS-enabled school uniforms

  Ten schools in China have new “intelligent uniforms” that will track students’ whereabouts with embedded computer chips. The uniforms, which are equipped with GPS devices developed by a local tech firm, are meant to ensure that students don’t skip class. Alarms are set to go off if a student walks out of the school …

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Cyber Monday’s big secret: Why you should pounce on that tempting Black Friday sale

If you see a good Black Friday deal on something you want to buy this week, buy it. Don’t wait for a theoretical ‘better’ sale on Cyber Monday (Nov. 26). I’m not waiting and I don’t think anyone else should wait, either.   To be clear: I’m not suggesting you buy stuff you don’t need. …

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New iPhone to have A13 chip, new cameras and reverse charging, report says

  Production has reportedly started on a key part of Apple’s next generation of iPhones. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has started early test production of the A13 processor that will power Apple’s next phone, possibly called the iPhone 11, according to a Bloomberg report Friday citing unnamed sources. The chip could reportedly enter mass production as …

The Surface Studio 2 is on display during a news conference, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Microsoft launches headphones and major upgrades to devices

TECH giant Microsoft launched its new line of Surface products at an event in New York this week and critics are claiming they’re some of the best hardware in the industry right now. Journalists flocked to yesterday’s event to hear what the company had in store for its customers. What they were presented with were …

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Black Friday 2018 phone deals: A free OnePlus 6T, LG V30 Plus for $430, Moto G6 for $200 and more

Black Friday and Cyber Monday phone deals are streaming in, with discounts on great phones like the OnePlus 6T, LG V30+, LG G7 and Moto G6. the sales start on Nov. 16, and pick up steam from Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 22) through Cyber Monday (Nov. 26). Keep a close eye on when sales dates start and …

The camera on a Google Pixel 3a XL phone is displayed at the Google I/O conference in Mountain View, Calif. Picture: Jeff Chiu
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Google drops affordable new Pixel phone starting at $649

  In a direct shot at competitors like Apple, Google has bucked the trend of soaring smartphone prices and unveiled a high-performance Pixel device that won’t break the bank. The company’s new handset is aimed at the middle of the market, as the tech giant continues its wide-ranging effort to generate excitement for its hardware …

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These gadgets coming in 2019 will leave you a little speechless

Every year, visitors to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas are treated to a few jaw-dropping gadgets. This year is no different, with developers unveiling a toothbrush prototype that takes just ten seconds to use, as well as a television that can roll up from a cabinet in your living room. Here are some …

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Two weeks before Feb. 20 launch, Galaxy S10 photos are popping up everywhere

  With two weeks to go until Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy S10, the leaked photos are coming at a torrential pace. And, though we won’t know whether they’re authentic until the company officially debuts the phone at its Feb. 20 Unpacked event in San Francisco, the new images look credible.   But they …