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Apple debuts its first MacBook sleeve

Apple has been making gadgets for decades. And as one of the world’s favorite consumer electronics makers, the company has also made plenty of cases and sleeves to protect those gadgets, most notably for the iPhone and iPad. But Apple has never made its own laptop/MacBook sleeve, until today. While ...

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Kinect: Seven years of strange experiments

That’s not to say it didn’t contribute to some truly wild experiences over the years. Developers quickly applied Kinect to surgery, physical therapy and a range of other medical uses. Three years after its debut, the Kinect was able to read sign language. Musicians flocked to the technology, applying it ...

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas review – Roadshow

Volkswagen finally filled a missing spot in its lineup, building an SUV larger than its luxury-tilted Touareg. The all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is the company’s first three-row SUV. Offered in a base S, mid SE or SE with Technology, or tippy top SEL and SEL Premium trims, the Atlas is ...

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$1,000 tea infuser startup Teforia shuts down

In what the company is calling “a very difficult time for hardware companies in the smart kitchen space,” Tea infusion device startup Teforia is saying it is ceasing operations today, according to its website. The above note about it being hard for hardware companies in the smart kitchen is likely ...

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DC Comics Batman Gadget Pen

Buy now £8.99 What a hero! This handy multi-tool, gadget pen really does do it all! A bat of all trades! It’s a ballpoint pen, ruler, spirit level, touchscreen stylus, screwdriver and comes with a handy pocket clip too. In a slick, black anodised finish with an embossed DC Comics ...

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Google Pixelbook review – CNET

Chromebooks have a reputation for being cheap — both in cost and construction. However, a handful of premium models have always challenged that preconception, from Samsung’s Chromebook Pro ($499.00 at Amazon.com) and HP’s Chromebook 13, to Google’s own Chromebook Pixel models. Recasting its flagship Chrome OS device as a two-in-one ...

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Scientists weigh life

Researchers at the University of Basel and University College London have created a scale that can measure life. The scale, which can measure the mass of single cells lets and them “monitor how their weight changes over time … with a resolution of milliseconds and trillionths of a gram.” This ...

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