DC's digital shield: Cybersecurity ramps up for Trump inauguration

The Secret Service will be hard at work protecting against both physical and digital threats during President-elect Trump’s inauguration Friday.

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Hands on with Lenovo’s unique Yoga Book convertible tablet: Is it time for an Android laptop?

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Lenovo’s Yoga Book is a unique combination of tablet computer, physical keyboard, pressure-sensitive tablet, and Livescribe-like pen. Its sleek design and small form factor make it worth a look for anyone considering a note-taking appliance.

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BlackBerry to Deliver One Last Keyboard Phone


BlackBerry has a new phone in the works, and it will have a physical keyboard, according to reports that surfaced last week. The company recently announced that it would exit the smartphone hardware market and transition to developing back-end mobile security software. However, BlackBerry CEO John Chen confirmed that one last device is in the pipeline. BlackBerry released the touchscreen-only DTEK50 handset this summer, saying at the time that it would be the last official BlackBerry device.

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Could your fitness tracker sabotage your diet?

Wearable technologies can monitor your physical activity or your allergies. Increasingly, they are part of our everyday lives. But a new analysis comparing two sets of dieters discovered that those wearing activity trackers lost less, not more, weight than the tech-free dieters.

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Video Game Downloads May Eclipse Physical Format Sales


Sales of video games via downloads may surpass physical copies for the first time this holiday season. However, games in physical formats continue to dominate sales overall. “While it is clear that digital downloading is growing, … we see that within consoles and portables, new physical software represented 67 percent of spending for the 12 months ending September 2015, with digital downloads and DLC representing the remaining 33 percent,” said Liam Callahan, games industry analyst at NPD Group.

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Disney Infinity 3.0 coming to Apple TV bundled with SteelSeries controller

Article Image Popular Disney-themed sandbox game Disney Infinity — which melds physical toys with a virtual universe — is set to debut on the Apple TV, one of the first console games to make the jump to Apple’s new set-top box.

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Apple Pay drives in-app purchases for Staples, fails to catch on in stores

Apple Pay’s in-app purchasing capability is often overshadowed by its physical iPhone-powered NFC counterpart, but for big-box office supply chain Staples, the feature has quickly become the most popular method of payment processed by the company’s iOS app.



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Apple exploring smarter Smart Cover, new gesture controls for iPad

Future iPads could come with even fewer physical buttons, as Apple is evaluating new ways to show contextually relevant information and allow quick access to device controls based on the position of the iPad’s Smart Cover, according to a patent application published Thursday by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.



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Inside Ford’s virtual reality prototyping lab: Why make full-size clay cars when VR will do?

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3D vizualization software cuts costly physical mockups, clay models. Yesterday’s design changes show up in today’s 3D model.

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