Software bug shuts down Nest thermostats, turns off heating for unlucky customers

Article Image A buggy software update has caused many users of Nest’s smart thermostat to wake up in the cold in recent days, as the devices have been found to quickly drain their batteries and shut down, leaving heating and cooling systems offline.

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Revolutionary new helmet deforms to absorb impacts, could put an end to concussions

Despite the fact football continues to enjoy immense worldwide popularity (estimates put fan numbers at or above 400 million), the sport remains under constant scrutiny for its approach — or lack thereof — to concussions.

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Apple A9 chip fab TSMC reports record earnings, casting further doubt on 'Peak iPhone'

Article Image Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world’s largest chip fab and a manufacturer of Apple’s A9 chips used in iPhone 6s models, has posted earnings that beat analysts estimates for the quarter and established the company’s highest annual earnings in 29 years.

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Apple invents plug insertion guidance system for desktops with hard to see ports

Article Image Addressing what some would call a drawback of modern computer design, Apple has developed a system that provides users plug alignment assistance for hard to reach ports normally located in the rear of desktop enclosures.

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Apple investigating Apple Watch band that transforms into a protective case, stand

Article Image Apple Watch launched with a total of six swappable band styles, but a patent application published Thursday suggests Apple is investigating a successor model with magnetic closure that doubles as a protective encasement and stand when not on the wrist.

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GoPro to cut 7% of workforce on poor sales as entertainment chief departs

Article Image It was a bleak day for action cam maker GoPro, as the company said it planned to axe about 7 percent of its workforce on lower than expected fourth quarter sales, an announcement that sent shares tumbling.

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First look: Night Shift mode eases nighttime eye strain

Article Image With its latest iOS 9.3 beta, Apple is for the first time allowing users to access and control display temperature on their iPhones and iPads, albeit in limited fashion, through a feature called Night Shift.

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Apple Loses Track of News App Traffic


Apple this week revealed that technical difficulties with its News app have led the company to underestimate usage figures for the more than 100 publications offering content through the software. The company discovered an error in the app that’s resulted in underestimating the number of readers using the software, according to Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet software and services. Apple is fixing the problem, but he did not say when it would be fixed. The company’s numbers are “lower than reality,” Cue said.

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Periscope's Live Streams Now Pop Up in Tweets


Periscope on Tuesday announced integration with Twitter, allowing users to view its live-stream broadcasts directly in the Twitter iOS app. Previously, Periscope broadcasters could share only links to their videocasts in tweets. Now they can embed video directly into tweets, and the content can be set to autoplay. It’s been roughly a year since Twitter purchased Periscope and about 10 months since the platform launched. In that time, Periscope has attracted more than 20 million user accounts, according to Periscope CEO Kayvon Beykpour.

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Apple's iPhone 7: Everything we know so far

Apple’s upcoming iPhone 7 may very well represent the most radical iPhone redesign we’ve seen yet. Not only will the iPhone 7 likely sport a new form factor, there are also a number of rumors pointing towards the device completely doing away with the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack.

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U.S. Representative Nancy Pelosi checks her Apple Watch on camera during State of the Union

Article Image During last night’s widely televised State of the Union address, California Representative Nancy Pelosi appeared on camera just in time to receive a notification on her Apple Watch and respond to it with a touch.

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How to create and rename app folders with tvOS 9.2 on Apple TV

Article Image Just a few months after the platform launched, folders are already coming to tvOS, in the form of an upcoming 2.2 update that will make it easier for Apple TV owners to organize their apps.

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Apple Watch winning as Samsung, Android Wear struggle, says researcher

Apple is winning the watch wars but no smartwatch maker is winning over consumers in a huge way, according to new research.

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Apple to reportedly exit ad business, hand over iAd management to publishers

Article Image Nearly six years after its debut, Apple is reportedly planning to take a much less active roll in its in-house iAd advertising platform, as it intends to hand over ad management duties — and revenue — to publishers in the near future.

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Nvidia blames Apple for GPU bug that breaks Chrome’s incognito mode

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There’s an embarrassing flaw in the way some discrete video cards handle web browsing — and it could show other PC users a lot more about your browsing habits than you’d like them to know.

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First look: tvOS 9.2 redesigns Apple TV app switcher to mimic iOS 9

Article Image Apple’s newly released tvOS 9.2 beta for the fourth-generation Apple TV has revamped the platform’s app switcher, bringing visual consistency with iPhones and iPads running iOS 9.

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Holy Braille: Scientists developing Kindle-style tablet for the blind

Scientists at the University of Michigan are working on a revolutionary display technology that could one day feature in a Kindle-style Braille tablet for the visually impaired.

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Antutu: iPhone 6s performance thrashes high-spec Androids Huawei Mate 8, Samsung Note 5 & Nexus 6p

Article Image Performance benchmark vendor Antutu presented iPhone 6s as the best performing smartphone of the year, despite being compared against high end Androids with more RAM and faster CPU clocks driving four times as many cores.

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PC sales fall to lowest level since 2007, analysts hope for 2016 recovery

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The PC market continued to decline in 2015, with sales down roughly 9%. Analysts are hoping the tide will turn in 2016.

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