Sharp takeover deal should be finalized by end of February, Foxconn CEO says

Article Image The Foxconn bid to take over Sharp is now only awaiting finalized details between the two parties, Foxconn’s CEO Terry Gou told reporters on Friday, indicating that Innovation Network Corp. has indeed been cut out of the loop.

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Clock is ticking for Windows 7, Windows 8.1 on new PCs as Microsoft focuses on Windows 10

Microsoft has published a list of new PCs that will be supported on older versions of Windows — but only for the next year and a half.

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Deals: Apple's 15" MacBook Pros with free AppleCare, free Canon AirPrint Printer, and up to $90 in cash discounts

Article Image Readers shopping for a current 15″ MacBook Pro this month can not only grab free AppleCare protection plans and a free Canon PIXMA AirPrint-ready printer, but additional cash discounts of up to $90 with free shipping and no tax in 48 states. What’s more, this deal is now instant and no longer requires a mail-in-rebate.

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Deals: Free Apple Super Drive and the lowest prices anywhere on all 13" MacBook Airs with AppleCare

Article Image Readers shopping for a 13″ MacBook Air this week can not only save over 50% off AppleCare — yielding the lowest prices anywhere for all available configurations with Apple’s extended protection plans — but also grab a free Apple Super Drive, free shipping and no sales tax in 48 states with each other.

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Microsoft hints at 'breakthrough' Surface phone

Microsoft’s Lumia 950 and 950 XL have only been out for about a month, but those handsets may only be a stepping stone to the next big thing for Windows 10 phones.

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This locust-sized robot would fit into your hand

Israeli scientists have developed a robot that is only five inches long and weighs less than an ounce. But this robot is no pushover. Inspired by the movements of a locust, it can jump 11 feet high — more than twice the height of similar-sized robots — and cover a horizontal distance of 4.5 feet in one leap.

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Apple's new 4-inch iPhone will have A9 CPU & Apple Pay, launch in early 2016, insider says

Article Image A revamped 4-inch iPhone from Apple will boast not only the same A9 processor as the latest iPhone 6s series, but also a NFC radio to enable Apple Pay transactions, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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iOS 9 distribution hits 70% in November as adoption rate slows

Article Image Apple saw iOS 9 adoption rates slow to a trickle in November, gaining only four percent in as many weeks, though total distribution is in line with past iOS releases at 70 percent.

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How do you revive a dying species?

There is only one male northern white rhino left in the world. His name is Sudan, he’s 42-years old — practically geriatric in rhino terms. His sperm count is low and his hind legs are weak — meaning he’s in no position to mate.


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Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock already on sale at some Apple Stores [u]

Article Image Having only been leaked a day prior, the official Magnetic Charging Dock for the Apple Watch was already on sale at some Apple Stores on Wednesday. [Updated with U.S. pricing]

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Microsoft represents only serious competition for Apple hardware, Steve Ballmer says

Article Image Microsoft is the only company poised to give Apple serious competition in terms of hardware, former Chief Executive Steve Ballmer commented on a Bloomberg TV show Friday morning.

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Waze for iOS gets redesigned with new look, simpler interface, improved battery life

Article Image The latest update to Waze’s navigation app for iOS introduces a major redesign that only alters its look to be clearer, but also simplifies many tasks, particularly for long roadtrips.

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Microsoft’s HoloLens coming in early 2016, developer kit to cost $3,000

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Microsoft’s HoloLens will debut in Q1 2016, but only as a $3,000 developer product. Will that price tag keep developers from exploring the hardware?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/215730-microsofts-hololens-coming-in-early-2016-developer-kit-to-cost-3000

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There’s a great new iOS 9 feature you might have to turn off right now

There are plenty neat tricks available in iOS 9, including 3D Touch (only on iPhone 6s series), a smarter Siri and improved battery life. But there’s also one awesome feature that can turn out to be a nightmare for users.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/28/theres-great-new-ios-feature-might-have-to-turn-off-right-now/

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Rose gold iPhone 6s models said to represent as much as 40% of preorders

Article Image Though it is only one of four colors available, the new rose gold iPhone 6s is said to be the most popular option for preorders, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities.

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